England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences

Featured In a statement released 6 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of England attempted to clarify its jurisdiction in the ever-booming cryptocurrency industry. While acknowledging cryptos are “not currently” regulated by the bureau, crypto futures, contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) do indeed fall under their purview. Furthermore, crypto […]

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4 Tips for Investing in Cryptocurrencies: What to Be Aware of in 2018

Bitcoinist.net · April 7, 2018 · 3:30 am Alexander Borodich, CEO of Universa.io and “business angel of year 2016,” shares a few tips on investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for 2018. [Editor’s note: This article was submitted by guest author: Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, venture investor, and Forbes contributor who also has a Ph.D. in mathematics and electronics.] Cryptocurrencies, […]

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First Lightning Network Wallet App Now Available via Google Play

The Lightning Network’s first mobile app for Bitcoin’s mainnet is now available through Google Play. Known as the Eclair Wallet, the app was released on April 4, 2018, via French technology startup ACINQ, and is being offered specifically to Android users. Devices employing software version 5.0 or higher can send Lightning payments, which require significantly […]

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SBI Bits Jerry Chan Discusses the Lightning Network and Colored Coins

Interview At the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Japan Bitcoin.com’s Jake Smith interviewed Jerry Chan the lead executive for SBI Group’s fintech arm ‘SBI Bits.’ Chan explains what SBI Bits is involved in and how it had embraced blockchain technology and cryptocurrency solutions. The firm has recently launched a mining pool that’s processing bitcoin cash blocks […]

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Experts: Cryptocurrency is ‘A Multi-Decade Trend’ and ‘Proxy for True Freedom’

Adam James · April 5, 2018 · 3:00 pm 2018’s cryptocurrency charts have you feeling blue? Don’t worry. According to some experts, there are still plenty of riches to be made by investing in market leaders. ‘Still way too early’ In 2017, plenty of individuals joined the new crypto-rich crew. However, many also became crypto-poor […]

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Mining at University – Does It Make Sense?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 pm Post-secondary students have found ways to utilize and take advantage of benefits seen at universities to get into the cryptocurrency space via mining, but is it worth it? The Growth of Crypto Mining There has been no doubt that cryptocurrency mining has absolutely exploded over the […]

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Stablecoins: Scam or Cryptocurrency Volatility Safehaven?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 am Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies pegged to external values outside of the cryptocurrency market, have been all the talk lately, especially in the recent market pullback. Tether, the biggest stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has recently come under fire due to a lack of transparency. Let’s face it, […]

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Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million To List Tokens

Featured Cryptocurrency trading exchanges are charging as much as ten times the amount traditional exchanges request for securities, according to a paper released by Autonomous Research, a fintech analysis firm. Also read: Taiwan Looks to Regulate Bitcoin Under Anti-Money Laundering Laws ICO Listing Exchanges Charging Huge Fees Infrastructure providers of crypto listings have realised that […]

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OTC Cryptocurrency Desks Trade Billions Over Skype

Finance Big players in the cryptocurrency space have set up their own private network for OTC trading, buying and selling billions every month among their little club. And instead of using Bloomberg, Symphony or anything of that caliber usually employed by traders on Wall Street, they just Skype it. Also Read: Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 […]

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