Alibaba Responsible for 10% of World’s Blockchain Patent Applications

Alibaba Responsible For 10% of World's Blockchain Patent Applications

Research published by Thomas Reuters shows that Chinese multinational holding conglomerate Alibaba has filed over 10% of the total number of blockchain patent applications last year. Of the 406 total applications in 2017, Alibaba claims 43 of them, leading China’s growing blockchain intellectual property claims. The data collected also indicates that China is responsible for 56% of applications in […]

First Sharia-Compliant Islamic Crypto Exchange Launches in UAE

First Sharia-Compliant Islamic Crypto Exchange Launches in UAE

UAE-based startup Adab Solutions has launched the world’s first cryptocurrency exchange that operates with full Sharia law compliance. The exchange will be overseen by an in-house Sharia Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of independent experts that will ensure the operations unfailingly remain within the jurisdiction of Islamic law. The project cites its purpose as bringing a quality assets […]

New EU ICO Rules May Fall Under Crowdfunding Umbrella

New EU ICO Rules May Fall Under Crowdfunding Umbrella

The European Parliament in Brussels has taken a further step towards clarifying rules for ICOs within the nations of the European Community. The all-party group met yesterday to examine proposals for the launching of ICOs although as yet no formal statements of intent have been made regarding the outcome of the meeting. Nicolas Brien of […]

Philippines Finalizing Crypto Exchange and ICO Regulations

Philippines Finalizing Crypto Exchange and ICO Regulations

New trading rules and regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines will soon be released by the nation’s Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Finalized rules Over the past few months, media coverage of blockchain developments in the Philippines has been emerging at a steady and positive pace. Most recently, local news outlet The Manila Times […]

Bitcoin News Radio Show, 4th September 2018

itcoin News Radio Show, 9th August 2018

Listen to the 4 September 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1270432/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-5%2F4406766-44100-2-b928cf9e96d7b.mp3″] On this edition of the Bitcoin News radio show we discuss how the MACD has moved into positive territory, and why that probably means a Bitcoin rally could be starting. Learn about how Binance is going to invest in Africa. Hear about the […]

Iran Validates Bitcoin Mining; Legislation and CBDC to Follow

Iran Validates Bitcoin Mining; Legislation and CBDC to Follow

The Iranian Cyberspace Council Secretary has declared that cryptocurrency mining has been accepted by the country’s major authorities. Secretary Abolhassan Firoozabadi has said that mining now needs the backing of legislation which allows for the activity to become legalized. The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, the Central Bank, the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, […]

Can Bitcoin Save a Canadian Ghost Town?

Can Bitcoin Save a Canadian Ghost Town?

The Canadian mill town of Ocean Falls on British Columbia’s central coast has seen its population shrink from 5,000 to just a handful of residents, becoming a ghost town, but Bitcoin mining might be bringing back the good old days. Ocean Falls is a community on the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Formerly a […]

No Rest for China As Country’s Largest Bank Adopts Blockchain

No Rest for China As Country's Largest Bank Adopts Blockchain

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has revealed that it intends to focus on developing blockchain technology. This is a major development in terms of China’s push to integrate blockchain technology into financial systems as the ICBC is the country’s largest banking institution with over 5,000 corporate and 530 million personal customers. The […]

Bitcoin MACD Positive First Time Since January 2018

Bitcoin MACD Positive First Time Since January 2018

Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD) has gone into positive territory for Bitcoin for the first time since January 2018. This can be seen on Bitcoinwisdsom when viewing Bitfinex data with a 1-week interval, in the settings menu. MACD first turned positive on 26 August 2018, generally taken to mean a rally may be imminent. In Bitcoin’s […]

Bitcoin News Radio Show, 3rd September 2018

itcoin News Radio Show, 9th August 2018

Listen to the 3 September 2018 Bitcoin News Radio Show below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1264289/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-8-4%2F4390496-44100-2-00f4f898b4e0f.mp3″] On this episode of the Bitcoin News daily radio show, we discuss how masternodes are a great way to make crypto profits, and how Charlie Shrem says you should hold Bitcoin investments for at least five years. Hear about how Naples, Italy is […]