Latest Crypto Currencies News
Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies soon to be digital goods in RussiaMay 26, 2017
The Russian government has been, for over a year considering the official stance on cryptocurrencies. It was at one point even considered criminalising it as any currency unapproved by Russia’s central bank (CBR) is forbidden by law.
Meet Enterprise Ethereum Alliance’s new member, The National Bank of Canada.May 25, 2017
86 new members including Toyota, Deloitte, Samsung SDS, and the National Bank of Canada have come together to develop business applications on the Ethereum blockchain, announced the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance on Monday.
DirectBet.eu Gambling Platform Closes Suddenly for no Apparent ReasonMay 24, 2017
Without any warning, DirectBet has closed its doors and many Bitcoin gamblers have been left shocked as to the reasons why. Apparently, the company had been running various promotions only a few hours before the drastic announcement.
Hong Kong-Based Bitfinex Enables Ripple’s XRP On Its Trading PlatformMay 23, 2017
This comes shortly after the announcement by Ripple that it would partner with BitGo to list its XRP on leading digital asset exchanges and is due in part to both the growing interest shown by shareholders and its customers
Norwegian Online Bank, Skandiabanken Takes The First Leap In Recognising Bitcoin As An Investment Class.May 22, 2017
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.
Leading Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Platform announces inclusion of Ripple.May 20, 2017
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.
Ripple’s Expansion toSix Different Exchanges Paves the Way for More Adoption of XRPMay 20, 2017
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.
AvaTradeto Stay On Top ofthe Game Incorporates Ethereum, Dash andRippleMay 19, 2017
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.
Aragon to Partner with Blockchain Assets Exchange ShapeshiftMay 18, 2017
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.
Paisaat Last Enables Bitcoin Payments in Its eWallet ServiceMay 17, 2017
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.
Cryptocurrency Exchange Celery Freezes Operations Without Explanation.May 16, 2017
All deposits, orders and withdrawals have been suspended by Celery and as yet no explanation or update has been forthcoming.
The first NZD-tethered cryptocurrency launched by CryptopiaMay 15, 2017
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.
UN Agency Begins a Cryptocurrency Cybercrime Training ProgrammeMay 13, 2017
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.
coinBR’s Launch of international SmartWallet, a first for Bitcoin in AfricaMay 13, 2017
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.
Dash Announces a Partnership with BlockCypher to Increase Cryptocurrency IntegrationMay 12, 2017
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.
Biostar Launches a New Motherboard for Cryptocurrency MinersMay 11, 2017
The new motherboard for AMD Ryzen processors – the Biostar TB350-BTC is the first of its kind.
South Korean-Based Bitcoin Exchange Coinoneto Launch Ripple (XRP) TradingMay 10, 2017
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.
Active Cryptocurrency Users reach 3 million states Cambridge University Centre for Alternative FinanceMay 9, 2017
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.
Russia Does a U-Turn On Legalising CryptocurrenciesMay 8, 2017
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.
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