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Novogratz and Kelly’s Thoughts on BTC After Bakkt and Starbucks

Mike Novogratz, the CEO of the biggest cryptocurrency firm on Wall Street has some bold words about the latest announcement from the owner of the NYSE. He says that it’s the crypto game changer for 2018. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) states that it plans to create a new version of Bitcoin futures contract that’s settled in BTC and … Read moreNovogratz and Kelly’s Thoughts on BTC After Bakkt and Starbucks

Starbucks and Bitcoin: Will Bakkt Pull Through?

One of the biggest financial institutions on Wall Street has created a new startup company which aims to bring Bitcoin to Starbucks and also introduce a new cryptocurrency futures contract. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is the owner of NYSE and some of the largest futures markets said that it’s launching a startup company called Bakkt in … Read moreStarbucks and Bitcoin: Will Bakkt Pull Through?

Binance CEO Believes Ethereum Blockchain Will Be Overrun By Competitors

Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao, says that he believes any general smart contract-based platform like EOS and Ethereum won’t be able to achieve success in the long run. He thinks they’ll be overtaken by projects that provide developers tools to write blockchains for specific purposes. Fortune reports: “The Ethereum blockchain rules the roost when it comes to … Read moreBinance CEO Believes Ethereum Blockchain Will Be Overrun By Competitors

Tron Releases TronWallet for Android; iOS On The Way

Tron has announced their TronWallet app for Android phones. It’s currently available for download on Google Play and Tron plans to roll out an iOS version soon. The wallet was built by Getty/IO Inc, which is a development firm that specializes in modern Javascript, blockchain, and AWS. They started building it about four months ago during the … Read moreTron Releases TronWallet for Android; iOS On The Way

Tron’s Plans for BitTorrent Confirmed: “Project Atlas” Revealed

Tron is finally coming out of the woodwork with its finalized plans for its secret project- how it’ll exactly use BitTorrent. Tron recently purchased BitTorrent and has only hinted at what it plans to do with it. Now, for the first time, it’s confirmed the exact plans on its $100M acquisition of the global P2P network. … Read moreTron’s Plans for BitTorrent Confirmed: “Project Atlas” Revealed

VCTRADE Can’t Keep Up With New Applicants After Successful Launch

SBI Holdings’ VCTRADE is Japan’s first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange. It allows users to currently exchange Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin (BTC), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Now it’s working extra hard to handle the new user influx the success of its launch. The platform launched and was available to the public on July 18th, and even though they … Read moreVCTRADE Can’t Keep Up With New Applicants After Successful Launch

Hitachi and KDDI Testing Biometric Payment System – No Phone Required

Hitachi, a Tokyo-based tech leader has partnered with KDDI, a telecom operator to test and experiment with a new blockchain-based biometric system to settle retail payments. Hitachi’s blockchain is built on biometric data verification and designed to work with KDDI’s coupon system which allows customers with coupons to pay for in-store purchases at merchants using just their fingerprints. The tech is … Read moreHitachi and KDDI Testing Biometric Payment System – No Phone Required

Twitter Cracking Down on Fake Accounts and Crypto Scam Bots

Twitter is cracking down on fake accounts- finally. There’s been a long-time practice of scam artists and bots who impersonate high-profile people. In the crypto space, this is a common doing to scam users out of their coins. Bots will pretend to be people like Elon Musk giving away free coins in return for a small “investment” … Read moreTwitter Cracking Down on Fake Accounts and Crypto Scam Bots

Charlie Lee, LTC Founder, Talks Bitcoin, Litecoin, and the Future

Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee is talking about the future of the coin and why he decided to sell all of his holdings in 2017. When he sold, it was the fifth largest cryptocurrency with a cap of $17B. Now, it dropped to eighth place and the market cap is just a “mere” $5B. Lee said it … Read moreCharlie Lee, LTC Founder, Talks Bitcoin, Litecoin, and the Future

Ethereum’s Blockchain Stablecoins have over $240M in Investor Backing

A research project conducted by Diar shows that new stablecoin solutions have raised more than $240M in investor backing by companies like Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital Ventures, Pantera, DCG, Polychain, MetaStable, 1confirmation and Naval Ravikant. These backers make up at least $133M in capital raised and make up the chunk of stablcoin investors. Seven of the … Read moreEthereum’s Blockchain Stablecoins have over $240M in Investor Backing

Facebook, Google, Instagram, and Yahoo! Revoke Crypto Ad Bans

It seems like the world is about ready to embrace the crypto space once and for all. Well, actually, four of the world’s largest tech giants are revoking their previous ban on cryptocurrency advertising, which in turn will increase exposure to the markets and bring in new investors. Facebook began its crypto ad ban back … Read moreFacebook, Google, Instagram, and Yahoo! Revoke Crypto Ad Bans