Tag: blockchain technology

  • Crypto

    BlackRock CEO Clarifies Rumors About Crypto Involvement

    On Monday, NewsBTC reported that a prominent investment management firm has recently assembled a team to investigate the industry and may offer crypto services in the future. However, the situation has developed further, with BlackRock’s CEO stating that its client base does not currently hold an interest in...

    nickchong | July 17, 2018 | 7:47 am
  • Philippines
    Industry

    The Unbanked Population: Crypto’s Calling Card?

    Financial services might be something you take for granted. Depositing, borrowing and withdrawing capital is as easy as going to your local bank branch, but there are billions of individuals worldwide with no access to something as simple as a bank account. 77% Of Filipino Adults Do Not...

    nickchong | July 15, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • Industry

    Bahamas is Launching a State Backed Cryptocurrency, is it Legitimate?

    As Freeport, Grand Bahama Island continues its quest to become the Silicon Valley of the Caribbean by hosting the 2018 Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference its central bank has announced plans to pilot a digital currency. Bahamian Dollar to go Digital Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance,...

    John McMahon | June 25, 2018 | 5:00 am
  • hedge fund
    Industry

    Asian Blockchain Investment Accelerates as Crypto Hedge Funds Falter

    The Financial Times has reported that profits for cryptocurrency hedge funds have taken a sharp decline, in direct correlation with the negative price action seen with the overall cryptocurrency market. Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Down 35% In 2018 Hedge Fund Research, a reputable hedge fund analysis firm, has found...

    nickchong | June 19, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • EOS
    Altcoins

    Much Hyped EOS Official Mainnet Still on The Launch Pad

    The world’s largest ICO, valued at over $4 billion dollars, was set to launch on June 1st. However, over 5 days after the proposed launch date, a full release of the EOS blockchain has still not been released. Community Launch: Was It The Best Idea? Unlike the kick-starts...

    nickchong | June 7, 2018 | 9:15 am
  • ICOs
    Altcoins

    ICOs Raise Over $9 Billion Six Months into 2018, Surpassing 2017 Figures

    Despite the slowdown in overall cryptocurrency prices, investment in upcoming projects, in the form of initial coin offerings (ICOs), has not slowed down one bit. In fact, the amount of investment made into these projects has only skyrocketed. ICOs Investment on the Rise CoinSchedule reported that over $9.4...

    nickchong | June 2, 2018 | 7:15 pm
  • Exchange
    Blockchain

    Crypto Exchange Huobi Announces $93 Million Target for Blockchain Startup Fund

    Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, along with a few South Korean partners, has announced that they will be joining hands to create a blockchain startup investment fund. Joint Blockchain Fund Popular Singapore-based exchange, Huobi, has revealed that they will be joining a joint collaboration with Chinese financial company, NewMargin Capital,...

    nickchong | June 1, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • Blockchain

    One of the Largest Banks in the Philippines is Implementing Ethereum With ConsenSys

    UnionBank, one of the biggest banks in the Philippines, is working with US-based blockchain software technology company ConsenSys founded by Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin to assist local financial institutions in integrating Ethereum and blockchain-based platforms. Remittance-Focused Industry The Philippines has a unique financial infrastructure, and the banks are...

    Joseph Young | May 27, 2018 | 12:20 pm

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