ricardoesteves

  • Blockchain

    Crimea to Set Up Blockchain University to Help Countries Evade U.S. Sanctions

    Crimea, a disputed territory between Ukraine and Russia, is heading towards the creation of an international center for blockchain technology. Authorities in the Crimean Peninsula regard blockchain technology as a solution for states under international sanctions. Crimea was annexed by the Russian Federation in 2014 following a coup...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 17, 2018 | 1:30 pm
  • OKCoin
    Crypto

    OkCoin Exchange Launches Operation in Argentina in Conquest of Latin America

    OkCoin, a leading digital asset platform for fiat and token trading headquartered in Beijing, has expanded its operation to Argentina and is about to do the same in other Latin America countries. Instiutional and retail customers are now able to exchange the Argentine peso for any cryptocurrency included...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • Bitcoin Cash
    Bitcoin

    Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Caused “Crypto Civil War”

    Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency investment firm BKCM, has said the market is experiencing a “crypto civil war” as the announced “hard fork” in Bitcoin Cash failed to gain consensus among peers in the community. The disagreement is behind the plunging digital currency market, with Bitcoin...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 15, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Monero
    Crypto

    McAfee Labs Discover Russian Crypto Mining Malware, Correlation with Monero Price

    McAfee Labs has announced the discovery of WebCobra, a Russian coin mining malware which explores victim’s computing power. Security researcher Kapil Khade also found that a correlation between the prevalence of miner malware and changes in the price of Monero (XMR). McAfee Labs Says Crypto Miner Malware Follows Price of...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 14, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    Ripple’s CEO Says Blockchain Will Change the World of Global Payments

    Ripple CEO’s has sat down with Ross Leckow, IMF’s Deputy General Counsel, to talk about blockchain technology at the Singapore Fintech Festival. Both agreed that the distributed ledger will change the world of global payments as the International Monetary Fund engages with the private sector and industry to help...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Dubai
    Industry

    Islamic Scholars Approve Swiss-Based Value Preservation Payment Token X8X

    X8 AG, a Switzerland-based blockchain technology company and creator of value preservation payment token X8X, has obtained the approval from Islamic scholars in order to be marketed as a Sharia-compliant digital currency. The certification will allow the business to expand in the Middle East as regulators and financial...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • BitPesa
    Bitcoin

    BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service

    Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit, teamed up with the blockchain company to bring distributed ledger to transactions between Japan and African countries. Japanese...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 am

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