Tag: digital currency

  • 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
  • bithumb
    Industry

    Bithumb Bounces Back With Expansion Plans in Japan and Thailand

    Local media recently reported that Bithumb, one of South Korea’s most prominent exchanges, has announced plans to make a move on the Japanese and Thai markets. Korea-Based Exchange Eyes New Markets In an exclusive with ZDNet Korea, Bithumb has announced that it plans to open operations in Japan and...

    nickchong | July 16, 2018 | 10:30 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
  • Altcoins

    Coinbase 0x, BAT, Zcash Listing Met With Debate, Generally Optimistic

    Coinbase has recently announced that it was “exploring” the addition of five altcoins, which led to widespread speculation and discussion about the topic. CNBC Breaks Down The Most Likely Additions To Coinbase Coinbase’s announcement regarding the five altcoins quickly hit headlines in the ‘cryptosphere’, with CNBC taking a unique stance...

    nickchong | July 14, 2018 | 7:48 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Why This Early Uber Investor Bought Bitcoin at Under $1 in 2009

    Jeffrey Wernick, an independent investor, explains why he started to invest in the early stages of the cryptocurrency market. Jeffery Wernick – The Anti-Centralization Investment Figure   Jeffrey Wernick is a sixty-two year old investment guru that fell in love with economics and investing at a young age, gaining interest in...

    nickchong | July 12, 2018 | 6:19 am
  • Binance
    Crypto

    Binance CEO Rebuts Buterin’s Centralized Exchange Slur

    Last week, Vitalik called out centralized exchanges in an interview with TechCrunch, with his statements catching many off-guard, including Binance’s CEO. Binance CEO: We Are All Part Of The Same Ecosystem Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of the Ethereum project, recently called out centralized exchanges in an interview with...

    nickchong | July 11, 2018 | 11:00 am
  • Augur REP
    Altcoins

    Augur Releases Long-Awaited Prediction Platform

    Augur, a cryptocurrency project on the Ethereum network, has just announced that it be launching its long-awaited prediction platform. Augur Prediction Platform: Three Years In The Making For the uninitiated, Augur is a decentralized predictions platform based on the Ethereum network, that allows for users to create and...

    nickchong | July 10, 2018 | 11:30 am
  • Korea
    Altcoins

    Nano Community Rushes To The Aid Of Venezuelan User Amidst 40,000% Inflation

    Venezuela’s economy has been breaking down for months, if not years, with its currency inflating unsustainably. This has lead users to seek ways other than the Venezuelan Bolivar to transfer value, with cryptocurrencies, like Nano, quickly becoming an alternative currency. Users Donate $600 In Nano To Life-Changing Results...

    nickchong | July 6, 2018 | 6:19 am
  • coinbase
    Industry

    Institutional Crypto Space Develops as Coinbase Launches Custody Service

    The institutional environment around cryptocurrencies has continued its relentless development, with Coinbase recently launching their custody service. Coinbase Custody Accepts 10 Institutional Investors Since its creation in June 2012, Coinbase has continually cemented itself as one of the best consumer-centric cryptocurrency services. But with its recent launch of...

    nickchong | July 3, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • gpu asrock
    Crypto

    Crypto Mining Hardware Industry Falters as Profits Dwindle

    Cryptocurrency mining profits are on the way down, resulting in declining demand for hardware, such as high-end graphics cards. Sources suggest that GPUs could drop by as much as 20% within the upcoming month.  Mining Hardware Manufacturers Experience Declining Demand DigiTimes, a premier Asia-based technology news source, has...

    nickchong | July 3, 2018 | 7:00 am

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