A cutting-edge simulation laboratory held by the United Nations in order to explore how blockchain technology can help empower women who participate in a spectrum of humanitarian activities is underway. Running from January 29-February 1, 2018, UN Women – the United Nations organization that fights gender inequality and is dedicated to empowering women and girls […]
On Tuesday, it was reported that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission has subpoenaed Bitfinex and Tether. The news was first reported on a Bloomberg Terminal. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is closely examining the cryptocurrency markets. On Tuesday, it was reported that the CFTC issued subpoenas to cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and digital asset […]
Ethereum News Update Last week didn’t feel bullish for Ethereum. Nonetheless, ETH prices advanced nearly 16% in the past seven days. The lesson? Markets don’t care what we feel. Sentiment only matters insofar as it reveals the buying intentions of other investors. Look at the numbers instead. They show that Ethereum is outperforming other cryptocurrencies […]
Thanks to Blockchain applications like Ethereum, initial coin offerings have become part and parcel of the cryptocurrency world. As businesses integrate innovative ideas with Blockchain technology, they’ve been able to raise a large amount of capital through initial coin offerings (ICO) – much like companies that list themselves on stock exchanges in an initial public […]
January 27, 2018 12:14 AM At least two individuals who have been running the Lightning Network on the Bitcoin mainnet have apparently lost funds due to bugs when they tried to close payment channels. UPDATED | January 29, 2018: Details about those reporting losses have been updated for accuracy. Since the original publication of this […]
Credits: istock.com/BackyardProduction Ethereum News Update As predicted, the folks at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland hedged their bets on cryptocurrencies. On one hand, they don’t think Bitcoin is a stable currency; on the other, blockchain is a super-useful technology…for anything other than money. If you’re wondering why this matters, remember that Davos […]
On Wednesday, the leaders of the SEC and CFTC published a statement in the Wall Street Journal. They told readers that “regulators are looking at cryptocurrency” and the agencies take their responsibilities seriously. On January 24, 2018, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman J. Christopher […]
Russia’s Ministry of Finance has published a draft of the long-awaited law regulating token offerings and the trade of cryptocurrencies. On January 25, Russia’s Ministry of Finance published the text of a draft law that would regulate the issuance, trade, and storage of cryptocurrencies, as well as placing certain legal requirements on parties that hold […]
January 26, 2018 11:16 PM The vice governor of the People’s Bank of China wrote a telling op-ed about the central bank’s plans for creating a state-backed digital currency. Fan Yifei, vice governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), revealed new information about his country’s digital currency initiative Thursday. Breaking with what had unto […]
The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has been robbed of around 500 million NEM tokens in one of the largest heists the space has ever seen. In a massive January 26 theft, somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 million NEM tokens were stolen from the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck. A statement on the company’s website says […]
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