CRYPTOMARKET
  • London School of Economics Introduces Online Course on Crypto

    The London School of Economics (LSE) will be offering an online course on cryptocurrency investing, starting in August 2018, Financial Times reports Monday, July 9. According to the announcement, the new course dubbed “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption,” will help students learn some “practical skills to interact with cryptocurrency exchanges,” including how to use cryptocurrency wallets, […]
    • by Helen Partz
    • July 23, 2018
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  • Ledger Reportedly Attracts Tech Giant Investors After Selling Over 1 Mln Wallets in 2017

    Ledger, one of the leading security-focused hardware wallet suppliers, has sold more than one million hardware crypto wallets in 2017, earning a profit of $29 million, the firm said in an interview with Forbes July 9. Having raised $75 million this January in a Series B funding round led by European venture capital firm Draper […]
    • by Helen Partz
    • July 19, 2018
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  • IBM Backs New US Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin That Runs on Stellar Network

    A new project for a U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin that runs on the Stellar blockchain network has received backing from IBM, Reuters reports July 17. The new asset is dubbed ‘Stronghold USD’ after its creator, fintech startup Stronghold. The token launched today, and is reportedly issued using a 1:1 price ratio with the U.S. dollar. It […]
    • by Marie Huillet
    • July 18, 2018
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  • Crypto Wallets Security: Explained

    My wallet has been hacked. Help! Since it’s already happened there is not much you can do. Imagine that you’re entering your wallet and seeing no coins and several transactions to unfamiliar addresses. That likely means you’ve been hacked. Due to the anonymous nature of cryptocurrency ‘ownership’ is determined by whoever holds the codes for […]
    • by Kira Egorova
    • July 16, 2018
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  • Tether Appoints BMO Anti-Money Laundering Manager as Chief Compliance Officer

    Cryptocurrency startup Tether Limited has appointed a former AML Quality Control Manager at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) to lead the company’s regulatory compliance efforts, according to an announcement published July 12. The company behind cryptocurrency Tether (USDT) has hired Leonardo Real as Chief Compliance Officer. Real was previously responsible for establishing practices, policies, and […]
  • New York State Regulators Approve New Power Rate Structure for Crypto Miners

    New York state regulators have approved a new electricity rate scheme for cryptocurrency miners that will allow them to negotiate contracts, Bloomberg reported July 12. According to Bloomberg, several months ago the state of New York gave permission to 36 municipal power authorities to charge crypto miners more than other consumers. The Massena municipal utility […]
  • Bacardi Rum Heiress Invests $100 Mln In Blockchain Entertainment Platform

    Lady Monika Bacardi of the Bacardi rum empire has made an investment valued at $100 mln in a blockchain-powered social entertainment platform, according to an announcement from the company shared with Cointelegraph today, May 11. Lady Bacardi is quoted by the company as saying that the platform, dubbed TaTaTu, “reinforces [her] bullish stance on the […]
  • Soundcloud Signs Mou With the Decentralized Music Platform Maestroproject

    SOUNDCLOUD have signed a memorandum of understanding(MOU) with MAESTROPROJECT to develop blockchain technology in music industry. Music is what “makes the world go ‘round.” Not only is music a celebration of life and artistic expression integral to humanity, it is also a continuously growing industry of enormous potential. Every day more and more artists emerge around […]
  • Diamond Industry Giants Partner With Blockchain Startup to Tokenize Gems

    Two leading diamond industry players have agreed to work with blockchain startup D1 Mint Limited to tokenize diamonds, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. D1 Mint Limited, the creator of the diamond-backed crypto asset D1 Coin, has signed its first purchase agreement to buy 1,500 investment-grade diamonds, worth $20 mln, from global veteran KGK […]
  • Google Trends: Bitcoin in Its Dark Hours Still More Popular Than Beyonce

    Google searches for Bitcoin have reportedly declined 75 percent through 2018, yet the leading cryptocurrency is still outstripping the famous pop-star Beyonce on Google Trends, CNBC reported Tuesday, June 12th. Bitcoin analyst Brian Kelly told CNBC’s ‘Futures Now’ that only during her Coachella music festival performance this April did the megastar briefly eclipse Bitcoin (BTC) […]
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