Tech Big News Roundup: FANDOM SPORTS Strengthens Its Global Trademark Portfolio; Venzee and Riversand Partner to Simplify Content Distribution for Retail Trade; BIG Blockchain Launches Crypto Fusion Center

In case you missed it, here is this week’s technology big news roundup: Blockchain: Venzee and Riversand Partner to Simplify Content Distribution for Retail Trade BIG Blockchain Intelligence Group Launches Crypto Fusion Center to Notify and Protect the Market When Thefts Occur Cloud: FANDOM SPORTS Strengthens Its Global Trademark Portfolio to Cover the Brand and Technology […]

Watch Company Accepts Crypto: Interviewing ERA Timepieces CEO Michael Galarza

ERA Timepieces (www.eratimepieces.com) is a new luxury watch company that has taken haute horlogerie complications and made them accessible to the common man. And with various forms of cryptocurrency now spreading globally, Michael and his team have begun accepting forms of it as payment, making his company the first ever to receive two different types […]

Crypto News: Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin and Binance Expands

The cryptocurrency market had quite the shakeup last week, causing a spike in most digital currencies. On Valentine’s Day, six days ago, JP Morgan announced that it would launch a test for its new JPM coin. This was the biggest crypto news to surface in quite some time. Now, digital currencies seem to have corrected, and […]

Is Crypto About to Get Institutional Investment? Novogratz Thinks So

According to a Bloomberg report, Galaxy Digital Holdings founder Mike Novogratz believes that crypto institutional investment will be coming by next year. If this were to be the case, digital coins would most likely rally significantly. Crypto Institutional Investment In an interview with Bloomberg Television, the crypto magnate said the following about digital currency, which he dubs […]

Philippines Union Bank Launches Crypto ATMs: Will It Fuel Adoption?

One of the Philippines largest banks, Union Bank, is set to launch the first two-way crypto ATMs in the country. Union Bank Crypto ATMs Customers will be able to buy and sell cryptocurrencies for cash through the ATM. The idea is to provide an easy and accessible means for crypto to fiat conversion and vice […]

Fake Bakkt Website Emerges but Fails to Scam Crypto Investors

A new Bitcoin (BTC) scam website has emerged. Back in 2017, when the cryptocurrency market hit mainstream news, scam sites began blowing up. Since everyone was so desperate to get their hands on digital currency or invest in a project that could give them 10X the return, the scammers often won. Now, cryptocurrency investors are […]

US Crypto Traders are the Most Active on Major Exchanges, Data Shows

US crypto traders are among the most active investors across all major cryptocurrency exchanges. This data came from the data analytics firm DataLight. Crypto traders from the US are the most active across the majority of the exchanges except for @bitfinex, which also has the most even geographical distribution of traders. pic.twitter.com/haxoUP6N57 — DataLight (@DataLightMe) […]

QuadrigaCX Can’t Access $190 Million in Crypto After Founder Dies

Around $ 190 million in cryptocurrency has been lost and locked away somewhere online where no one can reach it. What’s to blame? Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX. Back in December, the cryptocurrency exchange’s founder perished while in India. According to CoinDesk, a court filing states that the company does not have access to most […]

Binance Accepts Credit Cards: Traders Can Buy Crypto With Credit Cards

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance, has given traders another reason to flock to its platform. Binance now accepts credit cards. Who’d have thought it!? Users can now buy cryptocurrencies using their Visa or MasterCard credit cards. This is no doubt going to please a lot of traders. Let’s check it out. Binance Accepts […]

Genesis Capital: Crypto Lending Weathers a Bearish Market

Crypto lending firm Genesis Capital processed $ 1.1 billion in loans last year. This is according to the company’s recently released ‘Lending Snapshot’ for Q4 2018. Genesis Capital The figure shows the massive growth in processed loans as Bitcoin price fell over 44% in 2018. The first Digital Asset Lending Snapshot was released at the end of […]

Crypto Hacks Take $1.7 Billion in 2018—Yikes!

Yesterday, a rather shocking cryptocurrency anti-money laundering report was released by the crypto analytics company CipherTrace. This report states that around $ 1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrency was obtained illegally in 2018. What’s more surprising is that crypto hacks happened three times more than in 2017. No wonder institutional investors don’t want to put big money […]

NASDAQ CEO: Friedman Thinks Crypto Deserves Place in Our Economy

It bodes well for cryptocurrencies everywhere that the CEO of the world’s largest exchange, NASDAQ, has their back. Specifically, Adena Friedman thinks they “deserve an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy.” The comments were made yesterday by Friedman in a posting on her LinkedIn profile. The president and CEO of the Nasdaq exchange was writing […]

Japan’s SBI Group Invests $15 Million in Tangem Crypto Wallet

Announced today, Japanese banking giant SBI Group has invested in Swiss crypto startup Tangem. The company is the creator of a slimline hardware cryptocurrency wallet. SBI Group Invests in Tangem SBI is offering its support to Tangem with a $ 15 million USD investment. It will use the capital to expand into areas such as stablecoins, ICOs, […]

Crypto News: UPS Invests in Blockchain and Circle Stablecoin Fully Backed

All major cryptocurrencies are seeing red again today. This week has brought higher-than-normal volatility for most of the top digital currencies on the market, making investors scratch their heads. Today, we’ll take a look at the latest trending crypto news. Crypto News: UPS Invests in Blockchain Today, the top crypto news is surrounding the logistic […]

Crypto Hack Takes Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Offline

Another crypto hack has plagued the cryptocurrency space. This time, the New Zealand-based Cryptopia found itself at the center of it. The cryptocurrency exchange announced the news via the company’s Twitter this morning, stating it “suffered a security breach which resulted in significant losses.” Cryptopia Crypto Hack pic.twitter.com/0ZwqFfwwHi — Cryptopia Exchange (@Cryptopia_NZ) January 15, 2019 The […]

DX.Exchange: Nasdaq-Powered Crypto Exchange Offers Tokenized Stock

A Nasdaq-powered crypto exchange called DX.Exchange is opening its doors to investors next week. So, it’s just another new exchange, right? No. Not at all. DX.Exchange DX.Exchange is a European-regulated crypto exchange, that will allow investors to buy tokenized stock from ten technology companies that currently trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market. That’s pretty impressive. The company is […]

Samsung Crypto Wallet: Is It Rumor or Reality?

2019 is supposed to bring a lot of things, but is a Samsung crypto wallet one of them? Maybe. According to reports, the company recently filed a UK trademark for a crypto wallet.  Samsung Crypto Wallet: Rumor or Reality? On December 27th, the UK Intellectual Property Office published a filing. It details how Samsung, a […]

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If You are Interested in Blockchain and Crypto; Here Are 4 Developing Trends to Watch in 2019

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Western Union: Testing Ripple’s Blockchain, Will It Take on Crypto Next?

According to the president of Western Union Global Money Transfer, the company is “ready to adopt any kind of currency.” And interestingly, this includes cryptocurrencies. Western Union Ready to Adopt Odilon Almeida held an interview with Reuters Plus yesterday. Here he stated that there was no big difference between cryptocurrencies and regular digital payments, of which the […]

The Crypto Donations Continue! Vitalik Buterin Donates $300K

Crypto donations are not new. They weren’t in 2017, the year of the crypto boom, nor are they in 2018. But each time they happen, whether it’s donations in cryptocurrencies or fiat currencies, it’s proof that not everyone in the crypto space is there for only themselves. Vitalik Buterin (age 24), the creator of Ethereum, […]

Bitrue: Crypto Exchange Holds 2% of XRP Market in Only Four Months

Singapore-based exchange Bitrue has been active for only four months and already handles over 2% of the world’s XRP transactions. The company’s mantra of “putting customers first from day one” may be the key to its success. But how does that translate in practice? The platform boasts enhanced security, an easy user interface and a reliable customer […]

Crypto Users Increased to 35 Million in 2018: What Will 2019 Bring?

As we approach the new year, it’s time to reflect on all that happened in 2018. In the cryptocurrency sector, there were a few ups and downs, more so than in 2017, the year the crypto boom took flight. But while various companies (and coins) had their share of plunges, the number of crypto users […]

Denmark Crypto Taxes: It’s Making Sure You Pay Em!

There’s no getting around Denmark’s tax agency, Skattestyrelsen, so don’t even try. The agency is pursuing Denmark crypto taxes with vigor and is leaving no stone left unturned! Denmark Crypto Taxes Skattestyrelsen has confirmed that approximately 2,700 individuals owe taxes on Bitcoin gains, according to a release it made earlier. These individuals reportedly bought and […]

US$930 Million in Crypto Stolen in First 3 Quarters, Report Says

Cryptocurrency theft has reached a staggering near US$ 930 million so far this year, a report from CipherTrace Cryptocurrency Intelligence has revealed. The report claims that while cryptocurrency theft from exchanges and platform layers continue posing problems, it is at a “slightly evolved form” from the firm’s Q2 report. CipherTrace said in its Q2 report, […]

Crypto News: EOS Surges and Ripple Exec Says He isn’t Phased by Bull Market

In today’s edition of crypto news, we’ll cover why EOS is surging and the details behind why a Ripple executive isn’t phased by the current crypto bear market. EOS Surges as Other Coins Fall EOS is currently leading the top 40 cryptocurrencies for total market gains this weekend. The world’s seventh-largest cryptocurrency project has received a […]

Coinsquare Lands BlockEQ to Expand Crypto Offerings

Coinsquare, the leading cryptocurrency platform in Canada, announced on Thursday (December 6) that it has officially acquired BlockEQ in a C$ 12 million deal.  BlockEQ, a cryptocurrency wallet on the Stellar network, will boost its own technology in assisting Coinsquare and its customers “connect further with the world of cryptocurrencies.” The release claims that the […]

Crypto Playing Cards: New Cards that Will Help Crypto Adoption

Crypto wants to switch up the financial sector. Why not do so while playing cards!? A Switzerland-based company is now selling Crypto Playing Cards online. Crypto Playing Cards There are no Clubs, Spades, Diamonds, or Hearts in this deck. Rather, the cards are all about cryptocurrency. Players will play their hand with the specially designed crypto […]

Litecoin (LTC), TRON (TRX), and ZCash (ZEC) Lead the Crypto Comeback

Cryptocurrencies made a strong comeback in the middle of the week, after posting 2018 lows a few days prior. Investors began dumping digital currencies after Bitcoin Cash miners decided to split the chain in two. After the hard fork, an all-out hash war began, and investors weren’t pleased. Investors began buying back digital currencies when […]

SEC Charges DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather with Crypto Touting Violations

Nobody gets away with fraud in the SEC’s eyes. The latest pair to be hit with SEC charges include pro-boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled. SEC Charges Mayweather and Khaled The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the pair with the improper promotion of initial coin offerings or ICOs for cryptocurrencies. Neither party revealed to […]