Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal […]

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Binance to Launch Binancechain For ‘Millions of Coins,’ CEO Confirms

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by means of traded volumes will be launching its own public blockchain in “a couple of months or so,” according to its CEO, Changpeng Zhao.  ‘There Will be Millions of Coins and Thousands of Blockchains’ Speaking at the stage of Forbes Asia Forum: Decrypting Blockchain, the CEO of the Binance […]

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Vertcoin 51% Attack Could Have Caused $100K in Double Spending

Vertcoin has been experiencing ongoing 51% attacks, reportedly resulting in $100K of double spending on the network.  Rough Couple of Months for Vertcoin In a detailed blog post, Coinbase security engineer Mark Nesbitt revealed that Vertcoin’s network went through repeated 51% attacks, with the largest reorganization having a length of 310 blocks and a depth […]

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Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs Openings Are Booming Hitting 18-Month High

The Bitcoin and Blockchain jobs industry is booming despite price deflation, a new survey from Glassdoor has revealed. 1775 Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs In August The findings, which originally appeared in mid-October, covered an 18-month period from April 2017 through August 2018. In that time, the number of job openings “related” to both Bitcoin and Blockchain […]

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Wyoming Passes Blockchain Bank Bill Despite Industry Opposition

Despite serious opposition from the banking industry, the state of Wyoming has passed a blockchain bank bill almost unanimously. The move further cements the state’s welcoming approach to blockchain integration. 13-1 Majority to Pass the Bill The state of Wyoming has a reputation for being welcoming towards blockchain technology. This reputation was strengthened by a legislative […]

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Is Blockchain Just Hot Air? New Study Finds Zero Percent Success Rate

A new study into 43 blockchain solutions implemented in the international development sector revealed a zero percent success rate. It also found that blockchain vendors didn’t respond to requests for evidence of their solutions’ results. Blockchain Still Has Much to Prove A team from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) examined 43 implementations of […]

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Amazon Unveils ‘Immutable’ Quantum Ledger Database Product

Amazon’s digital arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) revealed two new blockchain-inspired products despite the current cryptocurrency bear market. Amazon Marching Forward Despite the recent decrease across the entire cryptocurrency market, Amazon digital arm AWS (Amazon Web Services) revealed two new blockchain-oriented products, CNBC reports. According to the company’s CEO, AWS is merely responding to increasing […]

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Canada’s Leading Jewelry Brand Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

Canada’s largest jewelry brand Birks Group will reportedly allow its users to pay for their products with Bitcoin as the company enters into a partnership with BitPay. Canada Sees Continuous Adoption Regardless of the recent declines in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin’s widespread adoption continues. In an official press release, Birks Group – Canada’s leading luxury […]

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Bitcoin ETF May Not Pass Due to ‘Risk of Manipulation,’ Says SEC Chairman

The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton holds that the lack of safeguards for investors might roadblock the approval of a Bitcoin ETF.  The Same Old Song Speaking at New York’s Consensus: Invest 2018, SEC’s Chairman Jay Clayton outlined the risks associated with Bitcoin trading and the supposed lack of investor […]

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Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Holds Strong to Bitcoin as Dominance Rises

Despite the tumbling state of the crypto market and the sharp decrease in Bitcoin price, venture capitalist and permabull Tim Draper remains overly positive on the future of cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s dominance has been increasing since the first week of November. Draper: Clinging to Old Currencies Is a Mistake Speaking to Mike Green of Thiel […]

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