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Japanese Electronic Giant Rakuten Announces New Rewards-Based Cryptocurrency
At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the CEO of Japanese electronic Rakuten, Hiroshi Mikitani, announced that his company is planning a new cryptocurrency based on their existing customer rewards points.
Square CEO Jack Dorsey Believes App Will Eventually Do More Than Just Buy and Sell Bitcoin
Square CEO Jack Dorsey has increased his support for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and said that Square isn’t limited to buying and selling bitcoins but will look to improve on its support as a number of users continues to increase.
Telegram Claims to Have Raised $850 Million In Massive ICO
The popular messaging app Telegram seems on track to reach its goal of raising $1 billion for its ICO to create the TON network.
ETHGlobal to Sponsor Ethereum Hackathons All Over the World
ETHGlobal appeals to the Ethereum network’s passionate developing community by providing it with several tools and support to create a worldwide hackathon network.
Coinbase Commerce to Make Crypto-Based Business Easier
Coinbase Commerce could soon offer merchants and vendors a quick and convenient way of implementing crypto payment solutions on their platforms.
Indian Bitcoin Exchanges Scramble to Adjust to Regulation
The Indian government recently declared Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies illegal tender within its borders which has since seen crypto exchanges all over the country scrambling to create a plan of action.
Entrepreneur and Former Child Actor Brock Pierce to Give Away $1 Billion of Fortune
The former child actor and current cryptocurrency entrepreneur, Brock Pierce has vowed to give away $1 billion of his cryptocurrency fortune to a blockchain network with charitable intentions.
New Crypto Startup LoopX Pulls Exit Scam After Raising $4.5 Million During ICO
A brand new crypto startup, LoopX, seems to have completely vanished shortly after raising $4.5 million in their ICO token sale.
Why Did Hawaii Say Aloha to Cryptocurrencies?
In March 2017, Coinbase made headlines when they announced that they will leave the state of Hawaii.
Monero – Privacy and Anonymity on the Blockchain
Fittingly, the exact origin story behind Monero is still somewhat mysterious.
Analyzing China’s Ultimate Ban on All Crypto and ICO Websites
In a brand new strategic move to completely eradicate the crypto and ICO industry from their market, China has decided to block access to any cryptocurrency and ICO-related website to anyone within the mainland’s borders.
Markets Rebound As US CFTC Announces New “Do No Harm” Approach to Cryptocurrency
The crypto markets experienced a significant recovery on news that US regulators confirmed that they intended on adopting a “do no harm” approach when it comes to cryptocurrency regulation in an attempt to meet the demands of the new digital era.
As Crypto Markets Drop, More Credit Card Providers Implement Bitcoin Ban
As the cryptocurrency market continues to drop, more and more financial services providers, especially credit card issuers are refusing to support cryptocurrency payments.
Bittrex CEO Confirms USD Deposits Are Coming to Its Platform
In a recent podcast, Bittrex CEO, Bill Shihara, revealed that the popular cryptocurrency exchange will allow users to make USD deposits and hinted at the platform possibly dumping Tether.
Goldman Sachs Already Has a Crypto Trading Desk
Despite the Goldman Sachs CEO’s previous remarks against the cryptocurrency, the major bank was recently discovered to own a cryptocurrency trading desk that has been in their possession ever since 2015.
NFL Player Richard Sherman Told His Grandma Not to Buy Bitcoin
American football player, Richard Sherman, has always been an avid supporter of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin, but not so much when it comes to his grandmother.
Hong Kong to Launch TV Ads that Warn Against ICOs and Cryptocurrency Investments
Hong Kong is planning to launch a series of television ads that warn viewers about the dangers and risks associated with buying into ICOs and cryptocurrencies.
ConsenSys-Backed Omega One Recruits Wall Street Veterans to Create the Financial Market of the Future
In another sign that decentralized exchanges are taking over, ConsenSys mesh company, Omega One, announced it has recruited four Wall Street veterans to aid in creating a next-generation decentralized cryptocurrency exchange.
Nearly 600,000 People Have Signed Up For Zero-Fee Crypto Trading on Robinhood
Almost overnight, Robinhood has made itself a force to be reckoned with in the cryptocurrency trading space.