Try Blockchain in Federal Data Strategy, Experts Urge White House

Experts in open data suggest that the US federal government should get more agencies investing in blockchain using the federal data strategy, for a restricted set of use cases at least. The federal data strategy was made public just last week and it asks agencies to adopt common standards to ensure their internal data was […]

Philippine Central Bank Warns of Growing Crypto Use

Local daily the Philippine Star has reported that the Philippines central bank has issued a warning regarding the risks brought about by the growing use of crypto in the Southeast Asian country. Benjamin Diokno, governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, stated that the regulatory body would continue to monitor crypto use, especially its potential risk […]

“2019 is the new 2017” Claims CoinBits Creator

A Bitcoin millionaire is now looking at Bitcoin from another perspective after writing it off in 2018 as he now plans to tap into the market recovery with his own new company. Erik Finman, Founder of CoinBits, a startup which allows users to buy Bitcoin by converting small fractions of real-world purchases made with a […]

Bitcoin Hovers on Edge of $8,000 During Surprise Recovery

In the hour of yesterday’s analysis, Bitcoin made a surprising leap towards USD 8,000 and in fact, was able to breach it several times over the past 24 hours. Since that time, trading has happened in an extremely narrow range between USD 7,900 and USD 8,000 right up till this moment (11:30 am UTC, CoinDesk). […]

Retail Giant Target Hits Bullseye with New Blockchain Initiative

Minnesota-based retail giant Target has now locked into a blockchain project earlier used by one of its suppliers as it shows a greater willingness to come on board with the new technology. This now means that the international retailer, which remains the 8th largest in the US operating 1,851 stores across the country with 300,000 team members […]

Russia Is Planning to Set up Crypto Trading Center on Russian-Chinese Border

Russia is planning on creating a financial hub for cryptocurrency and international trading on the Chinese-Russian border on an island called Ussuryisky Island. This announcement was made at the St Petersberg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which is an annual Russian business event held for the economic sector. There are two other economic zones in Russia, […]

Ripple Opens Brazil Office

Blockchain and cryptocurrency project Ripple has established itself in Latin America with the opening of its new office in Brazil, as reported by Cointelegraph Brazil today. The official announcement will actually be made tomorrow at a big fintech and banking event in the capital, CIAB Febraban. The former CEO of Brazil subsidiary of The Warranty Group, Luiz […] Litecoin Market Analysis 10th June 2019

Litecoin Market Analysis 10th June 2019

Well, after two weeks of active fight near the key price zone of $112-115, buyers managed to break through and fix above this zone and even continue growth. Despite the signals of the weakness of buyers, which we wrote about in the past analysis and which are still visible in the weekly timeframe, today, on […]

Leading Crypto News Site CCN Shuts Down

Leading Crypto News Site CCN Shuts Down

One of the top blockchain and cryptocurrency news websites, CCN yesterday announced it would be shutting down, effective immediately. Director and founder of CCN Markets and Hawkfish AS, Jonas Borchgrevink, explained in a post on the website the difficult decision came following a 71% drop in mobile traffic overnight. This happened on 3 June, the same […]