Crypto Trading Bots: Why It May Be Easier to Train Your Dog

Crypto Trading Bots: Why It May Be Easier to Train Your Dog

Is there a correct way to use cryptocurrency bots in order to enhance trader’s profits and if so, how? Ruchi Gupta asked the question in CryptoGlobe, questioning the effectiveness of automated crypto trading. Cryptocurrency bots, as the name implies, are robotic. They are promoted as an easy way of trading, as they run on autopilot and don’t […]

Coinbase Among Backers of “Decentralized Information Curation” in $3B Seed Funding

Coinbase Among Backers of "Decentralized Information Curation" in $3B Seed Funding

DIRT (Decentralized Incentive Registry Token), a startup that wants to develop a protocol for “decentralized information curation”, has successfully concluded a USD 3 million seed funding round. In total, 26 prominent investors were involved, including Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam, Pantera Capital, and Digital Currency Group. The final split was between 15 venture firms and 11 […]

Shanghai Stock Exchange Looks to DLT to Further Regulation

Shanghai Stock Exchange Looks to DLT to Further Regulation

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) published a research paper on Tuesday, which analyzed the use of DLT in various stages of a security transaction, writes Coindesk. The SSE is one of the two stock exchanges operating independently in the People’s Republic of China and is the world’s 3rd largest stock market by market capitalization. The […]

Blockchain Operated “FrenchDreamTowers”: A Skyscraper with Ecology at Its Heart

Blockchain Operated "FrenchDreamTowers": A Skyscraper with Ecology at Its Heart

Last month, French architecture firm XTU Architects partnered with Systematic and an undisclosed Chinese developer to construct a blockchain-powered skyscraper. The proposed building, New FrenchDreamTowers, is an eco-friendly project which promises to bring the best of culture, technology, and nature together under one roof. Forbes writes, “For thousands of years, the banks of the West […]

Blockchain Can Have Huge Impact on Failing Economies and Developing Countries

Blockchain Can Have Huge Impact on Failing Economies and Developing Countries

Blockchain, as an emerging technology, is proving that its breadth and scope offers many significant new approaches to a range of societal, economic, technological, ecological, and commercial problems, particularly in emergent economies. Failing economies and developing countries, many of which are located on the African continent where poverty is rife, such as Congo, Zimbabwe and […]

New Point-of-Sale Crypto Device Could Become Future of Retailing

New Point-of-Sale Crypto Device Could Become Future of Retailing

Pundi X, a blockchain-based Point-of-Sale (POS) provider, has announced a partnership with Hong Kong group FAMA to improve retailing using cryptocurrency, writes Global Finance and Banking Review (GFBR). The outcome of the partnership with FAMA, the organic food restaurant chain, will be a POS smart device enabling consumers to access easy purchasing using digital currency via […]

Lightspeed Ventures to Invest $1.8B in Startups, Including Crypto

Lightspeed Ventures to Invest $1.8B in Startups, Including Crypto

Lightspeed Venture Partners, headquartered in California, has put together a USD 1.8 billion fund to invest in startups across Southeast Asia. These will focus on cryptocurrency, biotechnology, cosmetics, and TV streaming services. It joins a growing list of institutional firms that are investing large sums of money into the crypto space. Jeremy Liew, who is […]

BitGo Becomes Most Diverse Crypto Custodian After Adding 57 ERC-20 Tokens

BitGo Becomes Most Diverse Crypto Custodian After Adding 57 ERC-20 Tokens

BitGo has added 57 ERC-20 tokens to its cryptocurrency custodian service, making it by far the most diverse cryptocurrency custodian in the world. It plans on adding even more ERC-20 tokens. This rapid expansion of BitGo’s custodian service comes only two months after it launched the service in May 2018, following the acquisition of licensed […]

TokenPay Gives Litecoin Foundation 9.9% Stake in Germany’s WEG Bank

TokenPay Gives Litecoin Foundation 9.9% Stake in Germany's WEG Bank

Cryptocurrency payment service TokenPay purchased a 9.9% stake in Germany’s WEG Bank, and gifted a 9.9% stake to the Litecoin Foundation to forge a partnership. In return for the stake, the Litecoin Foundation agreed to provide technology and marketing expertise for TokenPay’s blockchain initiatives including the TPAY cryptocurrency, eFin decentralized exchange, TokenSuisse asset management, WEG […]