Month: January 2018
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robinhood crypto trading
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Understanding Robinhood, No Fee Cryptocurrency Exchange

Why Cryptocurrency community is excited about Robinhood? The US-based no-commission stock trading app, Robinhood made the headlines by announcing yesterday that it will let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Starting in February, you would be able to trade in cryptocurrencies on this platform without any added transaction fees. Whereas other

Why Cryptocurrency community is excited about Robinhood? The US-based no-commission stock trading app, Robinhood made the headlines by announcing yesterday that it will let you buy and sell cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Starting in February, you would be able to trade in cryptocurrencies on this platform without any added transaction fees. Whereas other

Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange
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Japan Messaging App Line To Launch Its Cryptocurrency Exchange

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Tokyo-based free chat app, Line is all set to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. To fend its competitors like Facebook, Line is leveraging its huge customer base to create more business opportunities by introducing a number of crypto-related features within its app. Japan’s largest chat app to offer crypto trading service Japan’s leading internet company and

Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry
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Rise in Cryptocurrency Mining Affecting the PC Gaming Industry

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

The raging prices of cryptocurrencies have led to an increase in demand for GPU mining equipments thus leading to shortage of supply for PC gaming users. The subsequent rise in prices of GPU equipment is directly affecting 1.22 billion PC gamers around the globe. Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies driving graphic cards’ prices up Recently, there

Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether
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Cryptocurrency prices fall amid Bloomberg’s update about Tether

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

The media giant Bloomberg’s news update on Tether being subpoenaed by US authorities led to panic and sharp fall in bitcoin prices as well as that of other currency. The news which is actually two months old was published by Bloomberg earlier during the day. The news on Tether is actually two month’s old Subpoenas

Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?
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Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?
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Over 1 Million People in Line for Robinhood Crypto Trading, But Why?

Robinhood Crypto just got signed up by more than 1 million people in just five days after its announcement to enable bitcoin and Ethereum trading in February. Robinhood is basically a brokerage firm that is known for its zero commission stock trading app. Robinhood, first non-crypto firm to enter the cryptocurrency market Just five days

Robinhood Crypto just got signed up by more than 1 million people in just five days after its announcement to enable bitcoin and Ethereum trading in February. Robinhood is basically a brokerage firm that is known for its zero commission stock trading app. Robinhood, first non-crypto firm to enter the cryptocurrency market Just five days

$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns
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$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns
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$4 Million IOTA Hack Raises Security Concerns

IOTA an open-source distributed ledger for IoT endured a phishing scam that costs the users about $4 million. The hacker Norgertvdberg has been in this scheme for the past six months. However, the wallet bug, bad technological design among other factors indicate a scamming process all along. IOTA’s security compromised through a phishing attack IOTA,

IOTA an open-source distributed ledger for IoT endured a phishing scam that costs the users about $4 million. The hacker Norgertvdberg has been in this scheme for the past six months. However, the wallet bug, bad technological design among other factors indicate a scamming process all along. IOTA’s security compromised through a phishing attack IOTA,

South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others
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South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others
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South Korea’s New Cryptocurrency Rules Set An Example For Others

The rules to tackle the money laundering among other crimes in cryptocurrency market came into full effect in South Korea, on Tuesday. It is expected that these new cryptocurrency rules will be positive in the long term and will bring legitimacy to the cryptocurrency market. Earlier this month, the plans to introduce regulations had frightened

The rules to tackle the money laundering among other crimes in cryptocurrency market came into full effect in South Korea, on Tuesday. It is expected that these new cryptocurrency rules will be positive in the long term and will bring legitimacy to the cryptocurrency market. Earlier this month, the plans to introduce regulations had frightened

Unnamed Investment Fund Acquires Bitcoin Giant BTCC
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Unnamed Investment Fund Acquires Bitcoin Giant BTCC
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BTCC Announces Acquisition by Hong-Kong Based Blockchain Investment Fund

BTCC is acquired by a Hong Kong-based unnamed blockchain investment fund. This step is in response to the decimation of BTCC’s business due to regulations on cryptocurrency trading and ICO’s by Chinese Authorities. BTCC acquisition by an “unnamed company”  The regulatory crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading on exchanges in China led

BTCC is acquired by a Hong Kong-based unnamed blockchain investment fund. This step is in response to the decimation of BTCC’s business due to regulations on cryptocurrency trading and ICO’s by Chinese Authorities. BTCC acquisition by an “unnamed company”  The regulatory crackdown on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency trading on exchanges in China led

Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments
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Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments
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Japan based Yamada Denki Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

The Japanese electronics retail giant, Yamada Denki has launched the bitcoin payments. The move has been made in response to another Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera’s bitcoin option, last year. Japanese electronics retail giant launches bitcoin option Yamada Denki is one of the major Japanese consumer electronics retailers that has come into partnership with cryptocurrency

The Japanese electronics retail giant, Yamada Denki has launched the bitcoin payments. The move has been made in response to another Japanese electronics retailer Bic Camera’s bitcoin option, last year. Japanese electronics retail giant launches bitcoin option Yamada Denki is one of the major Japanese consumer electronics retailers that has come into partnership with cryptocurrency

Among ICOs and Partnerships Ethereum Rises 30%
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Among ICOs and Partnerships Ethereum Rises 30%
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Among ICOs and Partnerships Ethereum Price Rise 30%

Despite being January a slow month for the cryptocurrency market, ethereum’s price rises about 30%. Over the last couple of days, unlike bitcoin, ethereum price rises to the $1,200 value in the wake of its Casper update, major partnerships and increased usage of ethereum-backed blockchain technology. Ethereum gets a 30% hike in its value A

Despite being January a slow month for the cryptocurrency market, ethereum’s price rises about 30%. Over the last couple of days, unlike bitcoin, ethereum price rises to the $1,200 value in the wake of its Casper update, major partnerships and increased usage of ethereum-backed blockchain technology. Ethereum gets a 30% hike in its value A

Hong Kong based Blockchain company MATRIX Raises $15.5M Via ICO
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Hong Kong based Blockchain company MATRIX Raises $15.5M Via ICO
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Hong Kong based Blockchain company MATRIX Raises $15.5M Via ICO

MATRIX, a Hong Kong-based open source blockchain platform has completed its initial coin offering (ICO) by raising about 13,227.5 ethereum. According to the ethereum’s market price on Monday,  the newly issued MAN tokens of Matrix basically raised approximately US$ 15.55 million. MATRIX’s ethereum backed ICO sold 13,227.5 ETHs As per the announcement made by the

MATRIX, a Hong Kong-based open source blockchain platform has completed its initial coin offering (ICO) by raising about 13,227.5 ethereum. According to the ethereum’s market price on Monday,  the newly issued MAN tokens of Matrix basically raised approximately US$ 15.55 million. MATRIX’s ethereum backed ICO sold 13,227.5 ETHs As per the announcement made by the

Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?
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Union Budget 2018: Will Tax and GST be levied on bitcoin in India?

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

Despite government’s repetitive warnings regarding trading and dealing in Bitcoin, the interest of Indians in cryptocurrencies is on a rise. With Union budget 2018 to be announced on Feb 1 everyone is expecting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to provide clarity over bitcoin regulations in India Tax and GST on bitcoin Since the prices of bitcoin

Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet
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Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet
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Viuly Connecting its Blockchain Video Platform to Ethereum Mainnet

Blockchain-based video platform Viuly made an announcement that it will connect its blockchain video sharing platform to the ethereum Mainnet on December 18th. This big step came after its successful airdrop to over 900,000 ethereum addresses in November. Also, by the transaction count on the ethereum blockchain, VIU token recently ranked number 1 out of

Blockchain-based video platform Viuly made an announcement that it will connect its blockchain video sharing platform to the ethereum Mainnet on December 18th. This big step came after its successful airdrop to over 900,000 ethereum addresses in November. Also, by the transaction count on the ethereum blockchain, VIU token recently ranked number 1 out of

Crédit Agricole Bank To Test Ripple Blockchain Money Transfer
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Crédit Agricole Bank To Test Ripple Blockchain Money Transfer
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Crédit Agricole Bank To Test Ripple Blockchain Money Transfer

After the new partnerships with MercuryFX and IDT corporation, the newest addition to Ripple is France based world’s 11th largest bank Credit Agricole. The new partnership is to speed up the payments and offer a better service to the customers. This announcement comes as a proof of how important the solution offered by Ripple is

After the new partnerships with MercuryFX and IDT corporation, the newest addition to Ripple is France based world’s 11th largest bank Credit Agricole. The new partnership is to speed up the payments and offer a better service to the customers. This announcement comes as a proof of how important the solution offered by Ripple is

Cryptocurrency Hack larger than Mt Gox Puts Coincheck in Danger
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Cryptocurrency Hack larger than Mt Gox Puts Coincheck in Danger
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Cryptocurrency Hack larger than Mt Gox Puts Coincheck in Danger

In the greatest heist of all time, somewhere between $400 million and $534 million dollars of NEM have been stolen. On Friday afternoon, at a press conference, the stunned team of Coincheck seemed dejected with such a big loss. This has raised questions about the security practices followed by the Japanese exchange. History repeating itself:

In the greatest heist of all time, somewhere between $400 million and $534 million dollars of NEM have been stolen. On Friday afternoon, at a press conference, the stunned team of Coincheck seemed dejected with such a big loss. This has raised questions about the security practices followed by the Japanese exchange. History repeating itself:

bitcoin beginners guide
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bitcoin beginners guide
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A Beginners Guide to Bitcoin

Have you been wondering about bitcoin? Are you curious to know more about Bitcoin? This Bitcoin beginners guide is your first step into mastering bitcoin. Bitcoin Beginners Guide: What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer online payment system that doesn’t involve any central authority or intermediary for a transaction to take place. It makes use

Have you been wondering about bitcoin? Are you curious to know more about Bitcoin? This Bitcoin beginners guide is your first step into mastering bitcoin. Bitcoin Beginners Guide: What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer online payment system that doesn’t involve any central authority or intermediary for a transaction to take place. It makes use

Party Time For Ripple With Two New Additions to xRapid
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Party Time For Ripple With Two New Additions to xRapid
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Party Time For Ripple With Two New Additions to xRapid

Two new additions in the form of MoneyGram, a money transfer giant and MercuryFX, a foreign exchange company came to the Ripple project xRapid. The partnership resulted in the rise of the prices of Ripple and its token XRP. Step towards transforming remittance industry with Blockchain Ripple is a blockchain-based software solutions provider for banks

Two new additions in the form of MoneyGram, a money transfer giant and MercuryFX, a foreign exchange company came to the Ripple project xRapid. The partnership resulted in the rise of the prices of Ripple and its token XRP. Step towards transforming remittance industry with Blockchain Ripple is a blockchain-based software solutions provider for banks

UK In Line To Regulate Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies
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UK In Line To Regulate Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies
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UK In Line To Regulate Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May is looking at taking some serious action on bitcoin among other cryptocurrencies. This has been due to the rising concern regarding the use of cryptocurrency by criminals. May speculates bitcoin’s use in criminal activities With the rising uncertainty in the cryptocurrency market and the world being divided over cryptocurrencies, one

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May is looking at taking some serious action on bitcoin among other cryptocurrencies. This has been due to the rising concern regarding the use of cryptocurrency by criminals. May speculates bitcoin’s use in criminal activities With the rising uncertainty in the cryptocurrency market and the world being divided over cryptocurrencies, one

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First CME Bitcoin Futures Contract Expires On 26 January, 2018

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

On January 26, 2018, the initial CME Bitcoin Futures contract Expires that raises a huge question, if the cryptocurrency market is going to fall down even more. This has been followed by the expiry of CBOE contract on Jan 17, 2018, that resulted in its downward slide by 36 percent. CME Bitcoin futures contract will

Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B
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Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B
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Weiss Ratings Presented Ethereum With a B

As per the rating report of Weiss Ratings, ethereum got the best one with a “good” B while bitcoin got a “fair” C+ and ripple a C. Among the rating extravaganza, the agency also suffered the denial of service attack from Korea. A game of ratings: Who got what? On Wednesday, Weiss Ratings, a securities

As per the rating report of Weiss Ratings, ethereum got the best one with a “good” B while bitcoin got a “fair” C+ and ripple a C. Among the rating extravaganza, the agency also suffered the denial of service attack from Korea. A game of ratings: Who got what? On Wednesday, Weiss Ratings, a securities