‘Nurture Productive Aspects Of Cryptocurrency,’ US Presidential Hopeful Tells Senate

The US senator and potential presidential contender who suggested cryptocurrency “hurt” American families repeated concerns about the industry on October 11, saying it was “easy to steal.” Warren Argues For Consumer Protection ‘Balance’ In a Senate Banking Committee hearing, Elizabeth Warren voiced fresh worry over the current regulatory climate in Washington, implying balanced rules should […]

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IMF: Crypto Growth ‘Could Create Vulnerabilities’ In Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) briefly cautioned on the impact of cryptocurrency as part of a new report on global finances. Report Highlights ‘Sources Of Risk’ The body’s World Economic Outlook, highlighting “challenges to steady growth” going forward, suggested a relationship between cryptocurrency usage and the economy becoming more “vulnerable.” “Cybersecurity breaches and cyberattacks on […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Venezuela Finally Launches Controversial State-issued Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro recently announced the official launch of the Petro cryptocurrency. In a follow-up development, the government says payment for travel passports will now be made in Petro.  Petro Public Sale Starts November 2018 According to RT News, the Petro public sale commences on November 5, 2018, more than eight months after its […]

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Bitcoin Sees Biggest Trade Volume in Venezuela as Dash Branded ‘Snake Oil’

Bitcoin trading volumes in stricken Venezuela spiked again last week as one local commentator called claims Dash is making inroads in the country “snake oil.” GóMez: ‘No One Uses Dash’ for Payments Figures from P2P trading platform Localbitcoins gathered by monitoring site Coin Dance show a total of 898 BTC and 877 BTC changed hands […]

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Huobi Denies Involvement in Alleged EOS Voting Manipulation

Huobi has denied any involvement in the alleged EOS voting manipulation and collusion that emerged last week. The allegation of collusion among EOS block producers (BPs) comes firmly on the heels of news that four senior executives recently resigned form Block.one – the EOS parent company. Multiple EOS BPs Accused of Manipulating Votes According to […]

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Bitcoin Cash Follows Ripple Price Pump On Back Of Bitmain IPO News

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) staged an unlikely comeback September 27, rising almost 25 percent after news mining giant Bitmain had finally filed for an initial public offering (IPO). BCH Hits Multiweek Highs Data from Coinmarketcap shows BCH 00 beating out competition from all of the top twenty cryptocurrency assets for the 24 hours to press time, […]

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Remember Paragon? ‘Revolutionizing Cannabis With Blockchain’ Token Down 96%

Paragon, the outfit which raised over $70 million in an ICO to build a “social network of cannabis startups,” has lost 96 percent of its market cap. Doing Nothing With Blockchain Perhaps the latest example of the “irrational exuberance” of the 2017 ICO rush, Paragon (PRG) 00, which had the backing of US rapper The […]

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Tezos (XTZ) Trading Opened on Evolve Markets

Evolve Markets has announced the addition of Tezos (XTZ) trading to its platform — which currently allows users to trade Bitcoin, emerging altcoins, and other currencies on the Metatrader 5 platform.  Always Up to Date Evolve Markets is a FOREX, commodities, indices, and cryptocurrency trading platform which lets users trade Bitcoin, emerging altcoins and other […]

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