Ohio Joins US State Level Blockchain Goldrush

The US state of Ohio is following other states in showing interest in blockchain technology and how it can be applied to the economy in that state. At a press conference on August 23, Speaker of the Ohio House Ryan Smith assembled members of the House leadership and Ohio’s general assembly along with representations from … Read more

Cryptocurrency News Roundup 17-24 August 2018

Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news, continent by continent and country by country. Next up is South America. Argentina Bitcoin ATMs in Argentina Rising: Argentina’s cryptocurrency revolution is becoming clearly evident as more and more Bitcoin ATMs are being installed … Read more

Bank of America Has Patent Pending for Crypto Storage Technology

Multinational investment and financial services bank, Bank of America has applied for a patent that covers a cryptocurrency storage system for use by custodians. Specifically, the application describes a computing device that can manage blockchain encryption tags and handle a substantial number of daily transactions. The US Patent & Trademark Office published details of the application on … Read more

Bank of Thailand Plans for CBDC With Just a Twist of Ripple

The Bank of Thailand (BoT)has said that it has plans to initiate a CBDC which will be primarily aimed at internal bank transactions. The BoT is partnering with eight financial institutions on the CBDC project – including Bangkok Bank Public, Krung Thai, Siam Commercial Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC. The bank has suggested that … Read more

Nasdaq Links With Singapore Stock Market in DvP Project

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) have announced a collaboration with Nasdaq as a key partner. MAS, which functions as Singapore’s central bank has partnered with Nasdaq, Deloitte, and Anquan to develop the technology to impart “Delivery versus Payment” (DvP) capabilities for tokenized asset settlement. According to MAS this will … Read more

Mt. Gox Collecting Creditors’ Lost Funds Claims

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox began collecting civil rehabilitation claims on Thursday as it attempts to start restoring the creditors’ lost bitcoins. The platform released an online claim submission process with Nobuaki Kobayashi as the acting trustee. The claimants will be able to respond until October 22. Detailed online is advice and a step-by-step guide on … Read more

Brian Kelly: One Last Hurdle for Bitcoin Rally

CNBC Fast Money’s bitcoin bull Brian Kelly sees a Bitcoin rally as just one hurdle away: ETF approval. Although, he does not see this as likely until August 2019. The Big Hurdle Getting the first Bitcoin ETF approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has become a competition between those fighting for the trophy, as … Read more

The 1,000 Bitcoin Casascius Made with a Troy Ounce of Pure Gold

Mike Caldwell, nicknamed Casascius, produced physical coins which contain Bitcoin from 2011 to 2013, which went on to become the most highly-regarded brand of physical Bitcoin. This was done to make physical Bitcoin transactions easier and was accomplished by putting a piece of paper inside each coin with the private key. If the private key is … Read more

7 nm Chips Next Evolution for Crypto Mining Tech

In June 2018, chips with 7 nm transistors, simply called 7 nm chips, began mass production. These chips still haven’t reached the consumer market but two crypto mining companies from Japan, GMO Internet and Triple-1, have developed crypto mining rigs which use 7 nm chips. These rigs are expected to be released by the end … Read more

Bitcoin News Radio Show, 24th August 2018

Listen to the 24 August 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1205769/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-7-24%2F4227346-44100-2-3f085341846ec.mp3″] On this edition of the Bitcoin News daily radio show, we discuss how a small rally is underway since the SEC is still considering five Bitcoin ETFs that were rejected. Learn about Bittrex’s partnership with Rialto to begin offering crypto securities trading. Hear … Read more

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