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Iranian Official Believes Blockchain Can Drive Economic Growth

According to an Iranian official, the integration of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies could provide a much-needed boost to the countrys economy, per reports on the Tehran Times. Alireza Daliri, a Deputy for Management Development and Resources a...

CCN

12/17/2018

Bitcoin Hits $3,550 as Report Finds Binance and Bitfinex the Only Non-Inflated Exchanges

Bitcoin Hits $3,550 as Report Finds Binance and Bitfinex the Only Non-Inflated Exchanges

Global crypto exchange king Binance and the controversial Bitfinex are the only two exchanges in the top 25 not wash trading their Bitcoin trading volumes. This is according to a report by the Blockchain Transparency Institute. The report unearthed massiv...

The Merkle

12/17/2018

Overstocks tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Asian Investor

The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of cobalt, which is used to make electric vehicle batteries, in 2019....

CoinDesk

12/17/2018

Overstocks tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Hong Kong Investor

The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of cobalt, which is used to make electric vehicle batteries, in 2019....

CoinDesk

12/17/2018

Algorand Appoints Dual Ph.D. Rock Star Pablo Azar as Chief Economist

Algorand Appoints Dual Ph.D. Rock Star Pablo Azar as Chief Economist

Algorand, say that it has named Pablo Azar as Chief Economist who will be responsible for guiding Algorands economic policies. With a double Ph.D. from MIT, Mr. Azar will bring his unique expertise regarding the application of computer science and cryptog...

The Blockchain

12/17/2018

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start the Week With Modest Gains

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start the Week With Modest Gains

Digital asset prices are seeing modest improvements on Monday, Dec. 17 as the top 10 cryptocurrencies have recorded gains between 5-19% over the last 24 hours. The entire crypto-economy has captured a market valuation of $108 billion but global trade volu...

BitCoin

12/17/2018

Security Token Market Partners with Pink Sky Group to Connect Investors with Resources

STO marketplace Security Token Market has announced a partnership with blockchain research and consulting firm Pink Sky Group....

CryptoVest

12/17/2018

No Christmas Rally in Sight as Bitcoin Drops Another 8 Percent: BTCManagers Week in Review Dec 17

No Christmas Rally in Sight as Bitcoin Drops Another 8 Percent: BTCManagers Week in Review Dec 17

For investors who were hoping for a year-end rally to take out of a dark red year in the cryptomarkets disappointment looks imminent. The price of bitcoin dropped by another five percent week-on-week to continue its decline since mid-November 2019. As a r...

BTCManager

12/17/2018

Tether Briefly Enters Top Four Cryptocurrencies, EOS Spikes by 21%

For a short time yesterday, the Tether stablecoin (USDT) hit 4th place by market capitalization in the cryptocurrency charts. Today Bitcoin (BTC) and other altcoins are showing green. EOS is back in 4th place with a sudden 21% hike, and Stellar (XLM) is n...

CCN

12/17/2018

Bitcoin Price Watch: Is the Currency in Line for a Bull Rally?

Bitcoin Price Watch: Is the Currency in Line for a Bull Rally?

At press time, the father of crypto is trading for over $3,400. This is a rise of roughly $300 since the weekend, and some analysts are now claiming that recovery is very likely. It was approximately one year ago when bitcoin shot up to its peak of nearly...

The Merkle

12/17/2018

It Wasnt a Bitcoin Millionaire Who Gave $12M in Cash Away in Hong Kong

On Sunday, major mainstream media outlets reported that a crypto millionaire sprayed more than $12 million worth of cash in one of Hong Kongs poorer neighborhoods. Speaking to CCN, Leonhard Weese, the president of the Bitcoin Association of Hong Kong, con...

CCN

12/17/2018

Mixing Time in The Tangle

Mixing Time in The Tangle

When my 8 year old twin nieces asked me what I do at my new job, I told them a story: Imagine you meet a person who is traveling through the whole world. If he told you he started traveling an hour ago, youd guess he started in the same city you are in. I...

Iota

12/17/2018

Opera launches native crypto wallet in its newest Android browser

Opera Software, makers of the Opera web browser for desktop and mobile platforms, announced on Thursday that it had released a new version of its browser for Android which features an integrated cryptocurrency wallet. Initially, the wallet will only suppo...

CryptoInsider

12/17/2018

Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top

Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top

Bibox, a Chinese digital asset exchange, has acquired 100 percent of shares in Dex.top, a decentralized ERC20 exchange that also operates from Beijing. Officials refused to discuss the price of the deal, saying it was private. Bibox, which handles $236 mi...

BitCoin

12/17/2018

Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments

Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions....

CoinDesk

12/17/2018

Worlds First Blockchain-based Investment Bank by CGCX, IBH Capital and Archipelago

This is apaid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isnt responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to...

CCN

12/17/2018

Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Flappening and Lightning Network Launch Carries LTC Towards $30

Nothing in this article is to be construed as investment advice. Neither the author nor the publication assumes any responsibility or liability for any investments, profits or losses you may incur as a result of this information....

CryptoVest

12/17/2018

Blockchain and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Humankind is approaching a new industrial revolution. Unlike the previous three, it will impact every industry and interact between the digital, physical and even biological worlds while approaching at a neck-breaking speed due to the unprecedented amount...

CryptoInsider

12/17/2018

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Bounces 8.3% in a Much-Needed Bull Action; Will It Sustain?

After setting one new low after another, the bitcoin-to-dollar rate on Monday underwent a sharp bullish correction to register a fresh high at 3450-fiat. The upside action followed a low-volumed consolidation trend over the recent weekend trading session....

CCN

12/17/2018

Chain Open Research: November 2018 Crypto Exchange Analytics and Research

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CCN

12/17/2018

This weeks Cryptocurrencyanalysis from David Thomas, Director and Co-Founder of GlobalBlock

This weeks Cryptocurrencyanalysis from David Thomas, Director and Co-Founder of GlobalBlock

By David Thomas With the festive break rapidly approaching, those looking for any crumb of comfort from the crypto market or indeed broader macroeconomic news should probably just surrender to over eating, family arguments and endless re-runs early. Along...

The Blockchain

12/17/2018

Hong Kong Strengthens Regulatory Grasp on Cryptocurrencies

The government of Hong Kong wishes to establish a legal framework that would put crypto operators under the jurisdiction of its financial watchdog....

CryptoVest

12/17/2018

FidelityHouse, the Presale Has Started! Here All the Details

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CCN

12/17/2018

Is Japan Negatively Affected By Over-Regulating Crypto? At Least By Looking at the JPY-BTC Markets

In the past few years, weve begun to see the benefits that can be accrued when countries take a more liberal approach towards regulating cryptocurrencies. Malta has established itself as a crypto hub for blockchain projects and major exchanges like Binanc...

Crypto Potato

12/17/2018