January 19, 2018 11:00 PM If it is legitimate, a document released by authorities in Beijing will prohibit payment service providers from facilitating cryptocurrency-related transactions, among other stipulations. Reports from state-owned media sources in China on January 19, 2018, indicate that a circular, titled “Notice Concerning the Self-examination and Rectification of Providing Payment Services for […]
On Thursday, the International Organization of Securities Commissions reminded investors to take care when deciding whether to participate in token offerings (ICOs). On January 18, 2018, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Board published a cautionary note about initial coin offerings (token offerings). “There are clear risks associated with these offerings. ICOs are highly […]
January 19, 2018 11:40 PM Visa’s CEO made a statement in a recent interview that the company will not be processing transactions based on cryptocurrencies. In an interview, Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said that his company “won’t process transactions that are cryptocurrency-based, we’ll only process fiat currency-based transactions.” Responding on January 17 to a question […]
Decentralized exchange startup Radar Relay has announced that it has added support for the Ledger hardware wallet. In a post published Wednesday, the Øx order book provider announced the integration with Ledger, allowing people who use the hardware to transfer ether (the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network) or supported ERC-20-based tokens directly to another Ledger wallet. […]
credits:istock.com/allanswart Making Sense of the Cryptocurrency Crash 2018 How eerie is it that exactly 10 days ago, I was sitting in the exact same spot around the exact same time and writing about the possibility of an Ethereum crash? 10 days later, it has occurred and here I am, reiterating my stance. There’s little that […]
All this week, a dark cloud hung over cryptocurrency markets. It was caused by the first batch of Bitcoin futures contracts coming due…and investors having no idea what to expect from the fallout. But then the contract was settled. The world continued spinning on its axis, and the sun still rose in the east. Nothing […]
January 18, 2018 11:37 PM On Thursday, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and Blockstream announced the launch of the Cryptocurrency Data Feed, a real-time provider of price information and order books for more than 15 cryptocurrency exchanges from around the world. On January 18, 2018, the Intercontinental Exchange (parent company of the New York Stock Exchange) […]
On Wednesday, Gemini’s 4 p.m. ET bitcoin auction determined the final settlement price for CBOE’s January bitcoin futures. The auction hosted a remarkably high volume today, with approximately 617 bitcoin changing hands. On January 17, 2018, while the global price of bitcoin withered like a flower (if only temporarily), the notional value transacted in Gemini’s […]
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has appointed Ron Resnick, the former president and chairman of the Airfuel Alliance, as the first executive director, according to a Jan. 17 press release. Resnick also served as the President and Chairman of the WiMAX Forum, working with Intel’s Broadband Wireless Business on the launch of one of the […]
Until yesterday, Ethereum prices were holding up (better than most) against the raging tide of pessimism. But the dam broke on Tuesday, causing ETH prices to fall 25.17% against the U.S. dollar. This brought the Ethereum to USD rate down to $831.27. While novice investors are fleeing the market at this sudden crash, old hands […]
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