31 July 2018

Headlines E-commerce Platform OmniBazaar Eliminates Middlemen and Banks by Adopting Blockchain TechnologyThis is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own […]

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30 July 2018

Headlines HTC Says Its Crypto-Friendly Smartphone Will Support LitecoinLitecoin creator Charlie Lee revealed Monday he will serve as an advisor to HTC’s Exodus, the blockchain-powered smartphone. Bitcoin Extends Loss After Dropping Below $8000 Price LevelBitcoin spiked lower after dropping below the $8,000 price level. Volatility in the biggest cryptocurrency has increased over the last few […]

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29 July 2018

Headlines Appreciation for Bitcoin Cash by Co-Owner of Bitcoin.org Does Not Go UnpunishedBitcoincore.org, a communication gateway for the ongoing open source development of the Bitcoin Core client software, has removed a link to … Bitcoin Price Headed to New Highs: Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Spencer BogartWe appear to be in the season of predictions as various […]

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28 July 2018

Headlines Opinion | How Blockchain Could Fix Facebook’s Fake News ProblemAfter the 2016 United States presidential election, Facebook started to receive flak for its possible role in Donald Trump’s victory. The usage of Facebook profiles for data analysis by Cambridge Analytica, the immense number of fake news articles on the site and the impact of […]

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27 July 2018

Headlines Why Major Investment Firm Founder Believes Bitcoin is Heading for $50,000The founder of Morgan Creek Digital Anthony Pompliano has stated that he believes the price of Bitcoin is potentially heading towards $50,000 this year. Pompliano has said ETF speculation, institutional interest, and “human psychology” will drive the price surge of Bitcoin. Legacy Institutions Need […]

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26 July 2018

Headlines Vaccine Blockchain Plan Prompts Enquiries Amid China Pharma ScandalFollowing China’s pharma scandal, investors are buying a firm’s claim to be developing a vaccine-tracking blockchain, but one regulator isn’t happy. Coinbase finds no wrongdoing in Bitcoin Cash insider trading probeLast December, Coinbase halted trading of Bitcoin Cash just hours after it unexpectedly announced the addition […]

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25 July 2018

Headlines Japanese Crypto Exchanges Push for Limit on Margin Trading BorrowingA self-regulatory organization formed by crypto exchanges in Japan is proposing a limit on how much investors can borrow when margin trading China’s Answer to Reddit Is Launching a Crypto TokenOne of the oldest social networking platforms in China is launching its own crypto token […]

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24 July 2018

Headlines FlipNpik Raises $2 Million to Date in ICO Private Sale, Consolidates Partnerships for Expansion into AsiaThis is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges […]

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23 July 2018

Headlines SME Banking Platform (SME) Releases Android Wallet, Updated Roadmap with Interesting New AdditionsThis is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct […]

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22 July 2018

Headlines What the Russia Hack Indictments Reveal About BitcoinCryptocurrency transactions can be traced, but links to traditional money need to become more transparent. Albit – A Model of Self-Organized Crypto ExchangeThis is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or […]

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21 July 2018

Headlines Cloud-Mining Service Hashflare Disables Bitcoin Mining Contracts, Shuts DownHashflare, one of the largest cloud-based mining service, abruptly shuts down Bitcoin mining contracts. In an official statement, Hashflare stated that they would disable their mining hardware and would effectively terminate all SHA-256 based mining contracts. The company said: “BTC mining continues being unprofitable, in light […]

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20 July 2018

Headlines EOS Leads China’s Blockchain Rankings Again, Bitcoin Still Out of Top 15The Chinese government has released its third round of public blockchain rankings, and EOS — the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by total market cap — once again reigned supreme. EOS Tops China’s Blockchain Rankings for Second-Straight Month Those rankings, published by the state-backed China Electronic […]

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19 July 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Price Has Finally Bottomed: Digital Currency Group Founder Barry SilbertSeven months into a severe cryptocurrency market downturn, the bears have finally run out of steam, leaving the bitcoin price primed for a breakout. That’s according to Barry Silbert, founder of the Digital Currency Group (DCG), perhaps the cryptocurrency industry’s most prolific investment fund. […]

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18 July 2018

Headlines Charlie Lee’s ‘Own a Bitcoin Before Buying Altcoins’ Comment Sparks Crypto TribalismIn a recent Tweet the founder of Litecoin made a statement about cryptocurrency acquisitions, quickly triggering discussion within the cryptocurrency community. Buy Bitcoin Before Altcoins? The cryptocurrency market is surprisingly tribal, with users often getting attached to their favorite cryptocurrency as if it was […]

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17 July 2018

Headlines GMO’s New Internet Bank Will Settle Payments With BlockchainJapanese digital services firm GMO Internet has just launched a new web bank that it says will soon use blockchain to facilitate payments. Cryptocurrency Market Booms – EOS, Cardano, Stellar and Neo Post Big GainsThe cryptocurrency markets finally appear to be in full recovery mode — at least […]

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16 July 2018

Headlines India’s Central Bank Spells Out Crypto Objections as Panel Readies RegulationsThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which admitted last month that it clamped down on cryptocurrencies without much discussion, has expanded on its objections, as a government panel considers a draft of regulations. The central bank instructed banks in April to close cryptocurrency accounts […]

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15 July 2018

Headlines Venezuelan Launches “Adopt a Family” Movement After Buying 400 Kg of Food With CryptoA Venezuelan Redditor recently decided to use donations received in NANO to buy over 400 kg of food for his friends and family in the country, which is facing one of the deepest economic recessions yet. He’s now launching a movement […]

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14 July 2018

Headlines ‘Blockchain Island’ Malta Gets its First Two-Way Bitcoin ATMThe Maltese islands continue to be a hotbed for crypto activity. After the enactment of three new crypto and blockchain laws that set the standard for regulation of these spaces, we have now had the launch of the first two-way Bitcoin ATM by the innovative company […]

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13 July 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Funds Are Rare: They Sail Uncharted WatersAs firms seek approval for specialty E.T.F.s, some advisers warn that cryptocurrencies may be intrinsically worthless. Others say they diversify a portfolio. Why Litecoin’s Creator Is Buying Into a Bank (And How It Could Go Wrong)If all goes according to plan, TokenPay and Charlie Lee’s Litecoin Foundation […]

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12 July 2018

Headlines Report: More Than Three-Quarters of ICOs Were ScamsIn a report by an advisory firm on initial coin offering (ICO) investments, data shows close to 80% of all ICOs in 2017 were scams. Binance Exchange Backs First-Ever Decentralized Bank in MaltaBinance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be […]

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11 July 2018

Headlines Litecoin Foundation Acquires 9.9% of Bank in Payments PartnershipLitecoin Foundation, the non-profit behind the popular cryptocurrency, says it now owns part of a German bank thanks to a new deal with TokenPay. Philippines Regulator Aims to Make $67 Million From Crypto Exchange LicensingThe authority that governs a special economic zone in the Philippines plans […]

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10 July 2018

Headlines MyEtherWallet Warns of [Another] Hack, Urges Hola Users to Move FundsPopular Ethereum wallet interface and token wallet MyEtherWallet is – yet again – at the center of a significant security breach and has warned its users utilizing a popular VPN to move their funds. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is now reeling from its second major security […]

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9 July 2018

Headlines FINRA Wants to Know All About Member Firms’ Crypto ActivitiesThe U.S. financial self-regulatory body is asking member firms to submit every detail of their existing or future activities in cryptocurrency. South Korea’s Central Bank Downplays Crypto Investment Risk for Domestic BanksA new report by the Bank of Korea has poured cold water on the […]

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8 July 2018

Headlines Interview: David Sapper, CEO of Aussie Crypto Exchange BlockbidCCN reported in June that Australian blockchain startup Blockbid pioneered a new risk management and identity verification system that substantially reduces the risk of identity fraud. Using data aggregated from a 1.4 billion-strong identity database held by ThreatMetrix with a LexisNexis database of potentially high risk […]

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7 July 2018

Headlines Facebook’s Blockchain Division Has a New Director of EngineeringSocial media giant Facebook has recently promoted senior engineer Evan Cheng to director of engineering for its recently-launched blockchain division. Earlier in May, Facebook put together a team led by David Marcus, Coinbase board member and former president at PayPal, to explore blockchain technology and its […]

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6 July 2018

Headlines Ethereum Sharding Slated for 2020: ETH Foundation Researcher Justin DrakeSharding, a much-anticipated Ethereum scaling solution, could be implemented as soon as 2020, Ethereum Foundation researcher Justin Drake said on Friday. Speaking to TechCrunch, Ethereum researchers including Drake and co-creator Vitalik Buterin discussed scaling solutions and the future of the project, outlining specific goals and […]

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5 July 2018

Headlines The New York Post Really Doesn’t Have a Clue About BitcoinHere at NewsBTC we love hearing the musings of dusty old conservatives trying to debase something they know absolutely nothing about. Today we thought we’d share with you one such baseless attack on the protocol that the bankers just love to hate. John Crudele: […]

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4 July 2018

Headlines $731 Million Stolen from Crypto Exchanges in 2018: Can Hacks be Prevented?Blockchain security firm CipherTrace recently reported that $731 million worth of cryptocurrencies were stolen from crypto exchanges during the first half of 2018. Last year, crypto exchanges recorded around $266 million in losses from security breaches and heists. The first half of 2018 […]

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3 July 2018

Headlines UK Food Safety Watchdog Successfully Trials Blockchain in a SlaughterhouseThe UK government’s food safety watchdog has completed a successful trial of blockchain technology for meat inspection in a supply chain. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has concluded a successful blockchain pilot tracking meat from a cattle slaughterhouse, labeling it ‘the first time blockchain has […]

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2 July 2018

Headlines Crypto-Troll John McAfee Claims HitBTC ‘Killed People,’ Calls for BoycottCybersecurity pioneer-turned-crypto-troll John McAfee is at it again, and this time he’s setting his sights on HitBTC, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. McAfee began his war on HitBTC last week, when, without clear provocation, he called for a boycott on the Hong Kong-based […]

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1 July 2018

Headlines Bitcoin Remains at $6,300 as Crypto Market Gains Stability amid Low VolumesThe bitcoin price has dropped slightly by 1 percent over the past 24 hours, declining below the $6,400 mark. Other major digital assets have failed to record any significant movement on both the upside and the downside. Low Volume Has Led Market to […]

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