Tag: cryptocurrencies

  • TP Icap
    Blockchain

    Bank Broker TP Icap Eyes Entry into Cryptocurrency Sector

    Interdealer broker TP Icap, one of the world’s largest institutions within the financial, energy, and commodities markets, is about to approach virtual currencies. It has set up a working group for the purpose of analyzing the best way to enter the burgeoning market and ecosystem. In 2017, the company had...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 20, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Crypto
    Blockchain

    South Korean Regulator Launches Initiative to Improve Relationship with Crypto

    The South Korean financial watchdog, Financial Services Commission (FSC), has created the Financial Innovation Bureau to oversee and nurture the crypto sector as part of the fourth industrial revolution. Korean Regulator Creates Financial Innovation Bureau to Help Cryptocurrency Ecosystem Digital currency exchanges and overall businesses within the blockchain...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Rig Labelled a Scam

    KashMiner, a Bitcoin mining computer which was on display on Kodak’s official stand at the CES technology show in Las Vegas in January, turned out to be a misleading product with unachievable advertised profits. The product, which was never officially licensed by Kodak, will not go ahead, according...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 16, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • VC
    Industry

    VC Firm Raises $1.8 Billion for Startup Investments Including Cryptocurrency

    Lightspeed Venture Partners, a venture capital (VC) firm and early investor in Snap Inc., has raised $1.8 billion for startup investments including cryptocurrency projects. As it eyes a business expansion to Southeast Asia, where the digital currency ecosystem thrives like no other region, the VC player is likely to...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 12, 2018 | 4:00 am
  • Binance
    Industry

    Binance Donates $1 Million to Japanese Flood Victims

    Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is showing its humanitarian side by donating $1 million to the victims in West Japan that were affected by the heavy rains on 7 July 2018. News outlets in the country have reported a death toll surpassing 70 people, with...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 8, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • Lasry
    Bitcoin

    Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Cuts Bitcoin Price Target by 20% to Over $20,000

    Fundstrat Global Advisors’ price target for Bitcoin was updated to “over $20,000 by the end of the year”, according to Tom Lee, founder and head strategist of the equity research house. While bullish and predicting a turn of events within the next six months, Lee’s forecast is still...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 5, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Crypto
    Crypto

    Report: 18% of People in Turkey Own Crypto Compared to 8% in the US

    Eighteen percent of people in Turkey own crypto compared to eight percent in the United States, according to a study conducted by ING Bank. ING Bank Poll Finds 35% Europeans Agree Bitcoin Is the Future of Spending Online “Cracking the Code on Cryptocurrency” surveyed about a thousand respondents...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 4, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Viber
    Altcoins

    Viber Messenger to Launch Cryptocurrency in Russia Next Year

    Viber, a cross-platform instant messaging and voice-over IP application operated by Japanese multinational company Rakuten, has plans to become a platform for its parent company’s cryptocurrency, Rakuten Coin. The Japanese conglomerate is studying the recent legal developments regarding digital assets in Russia in order to launch the new service...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 4, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Lasry
    Bitcoin

    Regulatory Maturity Will Drive Bitcoin Bullish Momentum, Says Analyst 

    Octagon Strategy, one of Asia’s largest digital asset brokerages, remains bullish on Bitcoin despite the recent downward trajectory that pushed the price below the $6,000 barrier last Friday. The company’s head trader told CNBC yesterday that a progressively formalized landscape will eventually drive prices higher. Octagon Strategy Says...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 2, 2018 | 7:00 pm

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