North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

North America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. USA New York cryptocurrency probe continues: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s resignation might have brought a slight relief for cryptocurrency exchanges but the department […]

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Europe Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Germany TokenPay acquires German bank: TokenPay, a decentralized self-verifying payment platform has recently announced that it has acquired a sizeable stake in the Berlin-based German […]

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Asia and Australia Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Thailand Government levies taxes on crypto despite opposition: Thailand is the latest country to levy taxes on cryptocurrencies despite opposition at home. Thai […]

Africa and the Middle East: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Africa and the Middle East: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

Africa and the Middle East Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. African Union Solar power could push blockchain forward in Africa: Africa receives the most sunlight in all of the large […]

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 4th to 10th May 2018

South America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Brazil Crypto Conference VI Bitconf held in Brazil: A cryptocurrency conference VI Bitconf in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo saw a huge […]

More Financial Execs Looking Towards Blockchain

More Financial Execs Looking Towards Blockchain

The Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) has released a report on how blockchain technology is being employed in financial applications, according to Cointelegraph. The researchers surveyed a group of financial executives, 30% of whom had plans to commit to blockchain technology within the next 18 months. The group was also asked if any significant change […]

New Survey Reveals Diminishing New Interest in Crypto

New Survey Reveals Diminishing New Interest in Crypto

Dalia Research has just published the results of its latest survey on global cryptocurrency adoption, reports Cointelegraph. which reveals a diminishing of new interest in cryptocurrency across major countries across the world. The report, published on 9 May, shows differences in crypto ownership and knowledge along lines of education, gender, and nationality, and attempted to […]

Crypto Needs to Be Tied to Gold, Says Forbes

Crypto Needs to Be Tied to Gold, Says Forbes

Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, has written that until cryptocurrency ties itself to gold, a basket of commodities, or a bundle of major currencies, it will never replace money. In a piece written for Forbes online news, he suggests that the creators of cryptocurrencies have overlooked the fact that digital currencies basically are […]

$10B Worth of Bitcoin Stored in Underground Bunkers

$10B Worth of Bitcoin Stored in Underground Bunkers

Argentine entrepreneur Wences Casares, CEO of startup Xapo, has built a network of underground vaults on five continents for the purpose of storing Bitcoin, according to Moneyweb. Xapo’s security method is to bury encrypted computer servers in a mountainside and layer on electronic and physical safeguards. It is said the process to retrieve owners’ Bitcoins […]