Coinage CEO: Market Needs to Move Beyond Bitcoin

Matthew Hrones · June 23, 2018 · 3:00 am Bitcoin is still the king of the cryptocurrency world, with almost every altcoin heavily tied to its price. Coinage CEO Chad Pankewitz, however, believes the market needs to move beyond Bitcoin if it is to have a sustainable future. Future of Trading Digital Assets There are …

Ethereum’s Swarm Moves Closer to Achieving a Decentralized Internet

The Swarm team has announced the immediate release of Swarm client v0.3. Swarm is a distributed storage platform and content distribution service which can facilitate decentralized hosting of websites leading to censorship-resistant content. Code Merged into Master Branch The main aim of Swarm is to provide a decentralized store of Ethereum’s public record. This will …

Asset Management Firm Launches Chinese Blockchain ETF

Blockchain technology has grabbed the interest of investors globally as it has quickly grown into one of the most exciting areas due to its wide variety of application across industries. This is why Reality Shares, an asset management firm, is launching China’s first blockchain ETF, which gives investors access to Chinese companies at the forefront …

Speculation Rages As Bithumb Situation Develops, Market Recover

The Bithumb situation has quickly developed over the past 24 hours, resulting in rampant speculation about what exactly happened. Bithumb ‘Suspiciously’ Deletes Original Tweet News of yesterday’s hack quickly broke on Bithumb‘s official Twitter account, but oddly enough, Bithumb deleted the original message after only a few hours. The original message stated that all deposits …

Chain Accelerator Opens Its Doors to Blockchain, Crypto Startups in …

Chain Accelerator has launched in France. It is the first startup acceleratordedicated to the blockchain that can call Europe its home. Among the organization’s chief operators are Hyperloop Transportation Technologies chairman Bibop G. Gresta, former SWIFT CEO Leonard Schrank, and Ledger president Pascal Gauthier. The company will assist startups with initial coin offerings (ICOs), business …

Bank of Korea Not Yet Ready for a Central Bank Digital Currency

Georgi Georgiev · June 19, 2018 · 8:00 pm Following an earlier announcement that South Korea was considering the introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the country’s central bank has since pulled the plug on the idea — with regulatory roadblocks and fears of market destabilization ranking amongst the leading reasons for the …

Why Central Banks Are Really Fearful of Bitcoin

Central banks have no love lost for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even though some positive things are happening, the overall sentiment remains predictably rather negative. The validity of cryptocurrencies and their decentralized technologies are still in question, especially by banks. It isn’t the first time central banks feel the need for Bitcoin to have a central …

Blockchain-Based Community Currencies to Be Launched in Kenya

Bancor has announced today it will launch a network of blockchain-based community currencies in Kenya. The new project is expected to combat poverty through the stimulation of local and regional commerce and peer-to-peer collaboration. By using the Bancor Network, disadvantaged communities in Kenya will be able to create digital currencies that can hold one or …