News From The Crypto Currencies Scene

2017-05-22 06:39
Norwegian Online Bank Skandiabanken Takes The First Leap In Recognising Bitcoin As An Investment Class.
Whilst global banking institutions continue to acknowledge and adopt Blockchain technology, Skandiabanken, a Norwegian online bank, is one of the first to recognize Bitcoin, along with other cryptocurrencies, as an alternative financial asset.…
2017-05-20 09:47
Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Platform announces inclusion of Ripple.
Ripple, XRP, the second largest cryptocurrency, is now open to a wider market through its recent addition into six new cryptocurrency platforms and Kraken, a leading exchange platform for cryptocurrencies has announced its inclusion of Ripple with four different XRP trading pairs on its platform. These include XRP/USD, XRP/JPY, XRP/CADand XRP/EUR.…
2017-05-20 03:50
Ripple s Expansion toSix Different Exchanges Paves the Way for More Adoption of XRP
Ripple, the company behind XRP tokens,is, in terms of market capitalization, the second largest cryptocurrency. It is set to further expand its reach in this arena by listing onto six new platforms. This is part of its partnership with BitGo where the way was opened for the establishment of enterprise-grade wallets with high-end security features.…
2017-05-19 08:11
AvaTradeto Stay On Top ofthe Game Incorporates Ethereum Dash andRipple
AvaTrade, a multi-regulated CFD and international forex broker, has announced an addition to its trading portfolio of three rising altcoins, Dash, Ethereum and Ripple’s XR. The broker introduced Bitcoin CFD trading on its proprietary platform and on MT4 in 2013.…
2017-05-18 10:04
Aragon to Partner with Blockchain Assets Exchange Shapeshift
The Spanish Blockchain start-up Aragon, who is developing a decentralized management platform recently announced their partnership with ShapeShift a Blockchain assets exchange. This will allow buyers of Aragon to take part in the token sale on the ShapeShift platform where more than forty cryptocurrencies will be offered.…
2017-05-17 08:50
Paisaat Last Enables Bitcoin Payments in Its eWallet Service
Payza, a global payment solution made its mark through a global convenient eWallet service. As a massive gain for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general, Payza recently announced that it shortly will be enabling Bitcoin support and it aims to regard this currency as it does any other supported through the platform. Merchants using Payza are able to accept Bitcoin payments.…
2017-05-16 07:14
Cryptocurrency Exchange Celery Freezes Operations Without Explanation.
All deposits, orders and withdrawals have been suspended by Celery and as yet no explanation or update has been forthcoming.…
2017-05-15 09:36
The first NZD tethered cryptocurrency launched by Cryptopia
With some businesses are already accepting Bitcoin as payment in New Zealand it is fair to say that this adoption is coming early to the country. However, cryptocurrencies can be volatile and currently, these are continually being adjusted in Bitcoin rather than being based on the NZ Dollar.…
2017-05-13 15:53
UN Agency Begins a Cryptocurrency Cybercrime Training Programme
The United Nations agency has developed a new cryptocurrency training program in order to fight trafficking of drugs and stop organised crime. The agency is working with Blockchain start-up Chainalysis to help in developing the programme. …
2017-05-13 15:37
coinBR s Launch of international SmartWallet a first for Bitcoin in Africa
coinBR, based in Paraguay, mines Bitcoin (BTC), Monero (XMR), Ethereum (ETH), Zcash (ZEC) and DASH. These currencies are mined for both coinBR and for their clients allowing them to own, host and manage their own cryptocurrency. Miners can cost between $1,000 to $3,600 per machine on a once off payment.…
2017-05-12 06:05
Dash Announces a Partnership with BlockCypher to Increase Cryptocurrency Integration
The leading Blockchain Web Services (BWS) provider BlockCypher, will now partner with Dash the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency. This will enable best in class APIs for companies to integrate Dash into their offering.…
2017-05-11 05:07
Biostar Launches a New Motherboard for Cryptocurrency Miners
The new motherboard for AMD Ryzen processors – the Biostar TB350-BTC is the first of its kind.…
2017-05-10 07:37
South Korean Based Bitcoin Exchange Coinoneto Launch Ripple XRP Trading
Ripple (XRP), an encryption currency that is said to be unique, is used in the “Ripple Protocol” - an emerging global payment network. Anyone around the world is now able to send payments in seconds and across borders.…
2017-05-09 06:18
Active Cryptocurrency Users reach 3 million states Cambridge University Centre for Alternative Finance
Until recently conservative estimates have put the cryptocurrency market to be about 1 million and 35 million operational wallets in existence among these users, but recently the University of Cambridge has concluded that this community of cryptocurrency users, to be around 3 million.…
2017-05-08 04:31
Russia Does a U Turn On Legalising Cryptocurrencies
In 2016 cryptocurrencies in Russia were on the verge of being banned but it seems that the Russian government has had an about face on the subject as they are now on the verge of being legalised. The likely reason is by implementing these technological platforms security will be increased and identities of users and transactions will be apparent.…
2017-05-08 04:30
Another Californian Impractical Bitcoin Regulation BitLicense Again Opposed by the EFF
The leading non-profit organisation defending civil liberties in the digital world, the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation), is opposing the California Bitcoin regulation.…
2017-05-06 06:55
BTC.Com with Satoshi center To Run A Bitcoin Workshop In Botswana
The slow adoption growth rate of the Bitcoin community over the past decade, has been mainly due to lack of awareness and misconception. BTC.com, a leading Bitcoin company is organizing a series of education workshops across the globe and the latest one is now planned for Botswana…
2017-05-05 09:04
Coinbase to Support Litecoin
Coinbase, a leading digital asset exchange company recently stated its support for Litecoin which, by market capitalization, is the fourth most valuable cryptocurrency. This integration is part of Coinbase’s latest strategy to support more types of digital assets. …
2017-05-04 07:04
Bancor Announces Its Upcoming Partnership with TokenCard
This new partnership will enable smart tokens to be spent with TokenCard and offer these to the end users of Bancor. This seamless process will work with TokenCard’s VISA Debit.…
2017-05-03 06:36
Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex to Support the Gnosis Token
Gnosis, a decentralized prediction platform built on Ethereum, allows anyone to create a prediction market for an event and to be rewarded for accuracy. This decentralized platform was founded by the Blockchain venture studio ConsenSys and was launched in April 2017.…

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