Ledger, Neufund Partnership Latest in Security Token Management Developments

Ledger, Neufund Partnership Latest in Security Token Management Developments

In a press release yesterday, cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider Ledger announced a partnership with blockchain-based equity fundraising platform Neufund to allow users to manage their security tokens on the Ledger desktop app. The collaboration between Ledger and Neufund will foster a framework developed for securitized tokens, “allowing users to manage real-world assets on the blockchain […]

Japanese Police Investigate 700% Increase in Suspicious Crypto Activity

Japanese Police Investigate 700% Increase in Suspicious Crypto Activity

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has announced a huge hike in reports of dubious cryptocurrency transactions, most which occurred between January and October of this year. In all, 5,944 reports from cryptocurrency exchanges were recorded, possibly linked to money laundering and tax evasion. These figures represent an eight-fold increase from the 699 cases reported in 2017. […]

Morgan Creek Founder Seeks $1 Million Bet on Crypto Outperforming S&P 500

Morgan Creek Founder Seeks $1 Million Bet on Crypto Outperforming S&P 500

Morgan Creek founder Anthony Pompliano is looking to make a USD 1 million bet that the Digital Asset Index Fund, a weighted average of major cryptocurrencies, will outperform the S&P 500 over the next ten years. Pompliano is hoping a cryptocurrency skeptic will take up his bet, due to start on 1 January 2019 and end on […]

Fees Spike as Market Dips, Prompting Rapid Growth of Bitcoin Lightning Network

Fees Spike as Market Crashes, Prompting Rapid Growth of Bitcoin Lightning Network

The Bitcoin Lightning Network saw an unprecedented increase in capacity in terms of Bitcoin and the number of open channels in the two weeks from 12 November to 26 November 2018. The capacity of the Lighting Network rallied from around 110 Bitcoins to 460 Bitcoins, while the number of channels spiked from 13,000 to 16,500. […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 7th December 2018: Crypto Market Drops To Lows For 2018

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 1st November 2018

Listen to the 7 December 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url = “https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1866481/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-11-7%2F6786994-44100-2-c2e09bd3f2687.mp3”] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast we discuss how the crypto market is still breaching annual lows with three weeks left in 2018. We take a look at the forces behind the price movements for specific cryptocurrencies.   Follow the […]

Breaking: Coinbase One Step Closer to Listing Ripple

Breaking: Coinbase One Step Closer to Listing Ripple

It’s been a long wait with plenty of speculation but exchange giant Coinbase has finally bitten the bullet and announced on its blog today that it will add support for Ripple on its exchange after it gets final approval. The news was revealed today along with an announcement that a package of some 30 crypto assets […]

Binance Adds Sub-Account Features to Attract Institutional Investors

Binance Adds Sub-Accounts Features for Institutional Investors

Top cryptocurrency market shareholder by daily trading volume Binance announced today through its blog post that it is creating a sub-account support feature to help with accommodating institutional investors. It’s widely acknowledged that there’s a growing interest from the institutional sectors in cryptocurrency and some believe that the next phase of cryptocurrency development will be […]

Swiss Post, Swisscom Build Blockchain App Infrastructure

Swiss Post, Swisscom Build Blockchain App Infrastructure

In a joint press release today, national postal service Swiss Post and telecoms provider Swisscom announced a partnership to launch a 100% Swiss infrastructure for blockchain applications based on the Hyperledger Fabric 2.0 software. This project is the first of its kind in Switzerland to be made as a private blockchain partnership project. They are […]

Researchers Develop Algorithm to Predict Pump and Dump Schemes

Researchers Develop Algorithm to Predict Pump and Dump Schemes

Researchers from Imperial College London have developed an algorithm which they say can be used to predict cryptocurrency “pump and dump” schemes, something that allegedly contributes to USD 7 million worth of trading every month. Pump and dump is a form of insider trading that has become increasingly commonplace since the rise of tokens in […]

Western Australia Get First Blockchain Center as Perth Goes Crypto Crazy

Western Australia Get First Blockchain Center as Perth Goes Crypto Crazy

Western Australia is having to reinvent itself after being the hub of Australia’s massive gold mining industry for years, and blockchain and cryptocurrency are beckoning. Mining in Western Australia, together with the petroleum industry in the state, accounted for 92% of the State’s and 41% of Australia’s income from total merchandise exports in 2015-16. The […]