North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 2018

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 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 Mastercard patents multi crypto blockchain: US financial services giant Mastercard has recently won rights to a blockchain partitioning method that enables it […]

UK Legal Expert Expects Up to 2 Years for Crypto Regulation

UK Legal Expert Expects Up to 2 Years for Crypto Regulation

Solidifying regulation over the crypto-asset market in the United Kingdom may take up to two years to accomplish, this according to a press release from professional and legal services firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC). Regulating crypto Due to the lengthy nature of creating, introducing and implementing even the most minor of regulatory changes and as […]

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 2018

Europe: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 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. European Union Watchdog to look into ICOs for appropriate regulation: The EU’s top securities watchdog has set up a new process for verifying ICOs in […]

Africa and the Middle East: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 2018

Africa and the Middle East: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 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 Crypto regulation rising in many AU countries: Cryptocurrency regulation is being pursued more and more rigorously by the […]

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 2018

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 5th to 11th October 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. South Korea South Korea to decide on ICO legality in November: The legality of initial coin offerings (ICOs) will be decided in […]

Report: European Business Too Conservative with Blockchain, Lack Collaboration

European Business Too Conservative with Blockchain, Lack Collaboration

A Cognizant report based on recent research into 1,500 European businesses has revealed that many companies lack collaboration with other firms within their respective fields to push adoption forward. The research, ‘Blockchain in Europe: Closing the Strategy Gap’, which looked into companies across financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and insurance industries, showed that major changes […]

Indian Prime Minister Gives “Life Changing” DLT Full Backing

Indian Prime Minister Gives "Life Changing" DLT Full Backing

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken out in favor of giving support to distributed ledger technology (DLT), outlining its potential to change lives. Modi sees emerging technologies such as blockchain boosting the Indian economy and creating a more buoyant employment landscape which could change the lives of “the last person waiting in the queue”. […]

Fake News Site Promotes Crypto Startup with New Zealand PM’s Images

Fake News Site Promotes Crypto Startup with New Zealand PM's Images

The image of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been used as a tool for promoting a crypto start-up via a fake news site. A local media source reported that sponsored stories had been posted on Facebook using the New Zealand PM’s image with article titles such as “This is where the future lies”, […]

Whales Stabilize the Bitcoin Market

Whales Stabilize the Bitcoin Market

A study released by Chainalysis indicates that Bitcoin “whales” are, in fact, a positive and stabilizing force in the Bitcoin market overall. Also, the study has categorized these owners of large sums of Bitcoin into four types: trader whales, miner and early adopter whales, lost whales and criminal whales. There is often hype that these […]

Exclusive: Bitcoin Artist Nanu Berks and “Planet Positive” Tech

Exclusive: Bitcoin Artist Nanu Berks and "Planet Positive" Tech

Listen to the exclusive interview with Bitcoin artist Nanu Berks on the 11 October 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1513421/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-11%2F5091364-44100-2-d8d51525aac6f.mp3″] Bitcoin News spoke to Nanu Berks, an artist originally from Argentina who focuses on Bitcoin, crypto, and blockchain-related art. She describes herself as a transcendental artist that centers on planet positive technology that enhances human […]