Category: News

Tor, the Deep Web and Bitcoin: New technology used to sell fakes

It is no secret that the Internet has opened up new avenues for the buying and selling of counterfeit goods. Also well known is that government agencies regularly find and prosecute counterfeit vendors on the web. As a result, much of this illicit activity has been driven ‘underground’ to technologies that are more difficult to
Read More »

SEC Letter Reveals China’s Crypto Ambitions Threaten US

Whether they’re ready for it or not, China’s authorities have kicked off a global digital currency race.  Just as some nations are now turning their attention to cryptocurrencies, the Coronavirus has accelerated the need for central bank-issued digital currencies. China has successfully embraced the technology, whose Digital Yuan has already seen surges in demand owing to the
Read More »

New US$50M Blockchain VC Fund Proof of Capital Launches

A brand new challenge capital fund referred to as Evidence of Capital used to be introduced on Wednesday with US$50 million in investment. The fund will spend money on blockchain startups with a focal point on fintech, infrastructure, hardware and shopper merchandise. The fund used to be raised remaining month with backing from the likes
Read More »

Deutsche Bank says crypto could replace cash by 2030

The end of fiat money? Prior to the early 1970s (when the Gold Standard was dropped) money was always backed by some type of commodity. In the last 50 years, however, money has been solely backed by trust. Today, the fiat currency system looks more endangered than ever, according to Reid. “The forces that have
Read More »

How to Market your Blockchain Project or ICO

Last year, initial coin offerings took off like a rocket. According to data from ICO Watch List, six different ICOs raised over $100 million each. Two broke the $200 million threshold. In total, ICOs raised over $4.3 billion in 2017, and 2018 is off to an extremely strong start. Many blockchain writers have noted the potential these offerings have.
Read More »

China-Based Bitcoin Miners Consider New Territories Due To Crackdown Fears

China’s Bitcoin mining industry is teetering on the edge of the abyss as miners fear the government’s crackdown will strike them next. Despite China not having expressed such intentions explicitly, the atmosphere in the industry remains tense. With many believing that it is simply a matter of time before their operations are forcefully halted, they are exploring their
Read More »

Crypto Cards Expand and a Futuristic Promotion

Crypto debit cards supporting bitcoin cash expand their international reach and a platform offers shopping at Walmart using BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel, and get a chance to take part in a futuristic promotion. Futuristic Promotion in the Weekly Video Update This week’s show features
Read More »

Renewed Market Growth Has Sparked Demand for Crypto-Backed Loans

With cryptocurrency markets back to life, hodling sounds like a smart strategy once again. Cryptocurrency owners are now more likely to pledge coins to borrow fiat if they need it, rather than sell their appreciating digital assets. The spread of crypto-backed loans could also be a good indicator of investor sentiment. According to a source
Read More »

Zebpay Sets up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities in India

Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to information on its website, an entity has been set up to operate the Zebpay exchange in Malta to serve 20 countries. Malta-registered Exchange Serving 20 Countries Cryptocurrency service provider Zebpay
Read More »

Ripple is Selling XRP at a Discount to Some Institutional Buyers

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, a California-based blockchain startup focusing on the banking sector, confirmed that the company is selling its native token, XRP, to some of their institutional clients at a discount. In an interview with CNN, Garlinghouse was asked at what price does the Ripple sell XRP to financial institutions that they are dealing with
Read More »