Do we need BailCoin? FBI refuses to take cryptocurrency in videogame hacking case

After being arrested by federal agents for allegedly hacking videogame giant Electronic Arts Inc.’s systems, Martin Marsich tried to post a $750,000 bond with cryptocurrency. That’s when Masich, federal authorities and the court ran into problems that show how difficult it can be to use digital currency in the real world, even as it becomes … Continue reading “Do we need BailCoin? FBI refuses to take cryptocurrency in videogame hacking case”

The Tell: Cryptocurrency ventures face still more pain, says asset management firm

In an echo of the carnage following the collapse of the 1990s tech bubble, the cryptocurrency industry will see a significant number of additional projects fail, said one asset management firm. Element Digital Asset Management said that while the recent drawdown of around 78% in the total value of cryptocurrencies from its peak matches the … Continue reading “The Tell: Cryptocurrency ventures face still more pain, says asset management firm”

CryptoWatch: Did the introduction of futures sink the Ether cryptocurrency?

Digital currencies are on track to finish the week on a positive note with all major coins trading in the green early Friday. Ether ETHUSD, +5.48% which runs on the ethereum network, has … Continue reading “CryptoWatch: Did the introduction of futures sink the Ether cryptocurrency?”

Penta Announces Investment in Shares of AXS Listed Company, CCP Technologies, Us-ing Penta’s PNT Cryptocurrency

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 17, 2018 / On July 17, 2018 Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed company, CCP Technologies (CT1), made a public announcement regarding a significant purchase of shares by the Singapore based Penta Global Blockchain Foundation. The share purchase was approved by the ASX, and with this approval Penta became … Continue reading “Penta Announces Investment in Shares of AXS Listed Company, CCP Technologies, Us-ing Penta’s PNT Cryptocurrency”

CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrency prices hold their ground

After a torrid start to the week, digital currencies were showing signs of a revival, with most major coins holding on to yesterday’s gains in Thursday trading. After rising as much as 6% Wednesday, bitcoin, BTCUSD, +0.42% … Continue reading “CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrency prices hold their ground”

Watts Miners Announces State-of-the-Art Cryptocurrency Mining Technology for BTC, ETH, LTC, DASH and XMR

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Watts Miners, a company that develops and sells cutting edge cryptocurrency mining rigs equipped with ASIC chip technology, is pleased to announce that it has launched a line of mining rigs for BTC, ETH, LTC, DASH and XMR with unprecedented hash rates as a result of advanced ASIC chip technology. The rigs are … Continue reading “Watts Miners Announces State-of-the-Art Cryptocurrency Mining Technology for BTC, ETH, LTC, DASH and XMR”

Cryptocurrency Market Plumbs New Depths in 2018

By Steven Russolillo, Paul Vigna and Akane Otani Updated Aug. 14, 2018 7:50 p.m. ET A broad investor retreat has pushed the market for digital currencies down 70% from its January high, reflecting user frustration over their modest inroads into commerce and a general shakeout in speculative investments. The value of all cryptocurrencies in circulation … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Market Plumbs New Depths in 2018”

CryptoWatch: The cryptocurrency market has shed more than $600 billion from its peak — what exactly happened?

The cryptocurrency market is in the midst of one of its biggest drawdowns ever, and even the staunchest crypto bulls have to be wondering when it’s going to end. On Jan. 7, the total value of all cryptocurrencies reached an all-time high of $829 billion, according to data from CoinMarketCap. At the time, cryptocurrencies were … Continue reading “CryptoWatch: The cryptocurrency market has shed more than $600 billion from its peak — what exactly happened?”

How Cryptocurrency Pump-and-Dump Scams Work

Several news stories have hinted or provided anonymous accounts of schemes to manipulate cryptocurrency trading through pump-and-dump schemes. A recent report by the Wall Street Journal provides definitive proof. The report provides an inside look at the operations of pump-and-dump schemes. The Journal states that crypto pump-and-dump schemes accounted for $825 million in trading activity over … Continue reading “How Cryptocurrency Pump-and-Dump Scams Work”

SOLminer’s In-Depth White Paper on Cryptocurrency is Now Available for Download

The New White Paper, which Can Be Downloaded at No Cost, Offers Information About the SOLminer’s Token Concept and How the Raised Funds will Go Towards Building a Cryptocurrency Mining Farm LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 10, 2018 / The founders of SOLminer, a company that builds and sells modular mining rigs, are … Continue reading “SOLminer’s In-Depth White Paper on Cryptocurrency is Now Available for Download”

Yale Study Identifies Cryptocurrency Price Movers

Bitcoin has long been prone to violent price swings, leaving investors wondering what prompted the moves up or down. New research from Yale University tries to answer that, finding it a lot has to do with momentum and interest on the part of investors. (See also: Crypto Market Caps Plummet on Bitcoin ETF Woes.) Yale … Continue reading “Yale Study Identifies Cryptocurrency Price Movers”

ePlay Version 1 Update of Big Shot Augmented Reality iPhone App to Include Cryptocurrency

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE:EPY) (the “Company”) today announced it will include Core Coinz – the Cryptocurrency for Influencers – in an upcoming update to Big Shot Augmented Reality Basketball mobile app. The official launch date for the availability of Core Coinz in the app will be announced … Continue reading “ePlay Version 1 Update of Big Shot Augmented Reality iPhone App to Include Cryptocurrency”

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Cryptocurrency Seeking ATM Route to Mainstream Adoption

NEW YORK, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire — NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring Virtual Crypto Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: VRCP), a client of NNW and technology company dedicated to making cryptocurrencies accessible to the public, specifically by creating payment solutions for … Continue reading “NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Cryptocurrency Seeking ATM Route to Mainstream Adoption”

CryptoWatch: SEC delay on cryptocurrency ETF is more a speed bump than a red flag, market insiders say

The cryptocurrency community was dealt another blow Tuesday when the Securities and Exchange Commission said it had pushed back the timing of a decision on the first-ever crypto-related exchange-traded fund. Despite the setback on the application submitted by VanEck and SolidX and the ensuing 10% fall in the price of bitcoin … Continue reading “CryptoWatch: SEC delay on cryptocurrency ETF is more a speed bump than a red flag, market insiders say”

Visionstate portfolio company Chatbot Incubator signs LOI with Cranky Dwarves to enter $300 billion cryptocurrency industry

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Visionstate™ Corp. (TSX-V:VIS) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Montreal-based 10384801 Canada Inc., doing business under the name “Chatbot Incubator,” has signed an LOI with Cranky Dwarves to design an AI-based process which will facilitate cryptocurrency transactions in the financial services and consumer industry. “Chatbot … Continue reading “Visionstate portfolio company Chatbot Incubator signs LOI with Cranky Dwarves to enter $300 billion cryptocurrency industry”

Blockchain-Based Real Estate Prediction Platform DexisChain Joins Forces With Cryptocurrency Investment Platform Keyper X

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the unlikely intersection of blockchain and real estate comes Japanese-based DexisChain, a prediction platform that looks to revolutionize how the world invests in real estate. After the recent announcement of the upcoming public launch of DexisChain Protocol Token (DCPT), the company has now announced their partnership with keyper X, a secure asset management … Continue reading “Blockchain-Based Real Estate Prediction Platform DexisChain Joins Forces With Cryptocurrency Investment Platform Keyper X”

Here's Why One (And Only One) Major Cryptocurrency Is Soaring Today

It s been a relatively quiet market day for major cryptocurrencies but one digital coin is beating all comers anyhow Ethereum Classic tokens saw their value surging as much as 13 7 higher on Monday according to data from Coinmarketcap com The peak value still stopped 59 short Full Stock News Article:http://articlefeeds.nasdaq.com/~r/nasdaq/categories/~3/ezSHcM0qckU/heres-why-one-and-only-one-major-cryptocurrency-is-soaring-today-cm1003181

Thomson Reuters Adds Cryptocurrency Data To Desktop Feed

In yet another sign of the mainstreaming of cryptocurrencies, financial data provider Thomson Reuters has partnered with crypto data and analytics company CryptoCompare to provide order book and trade data for 50 cryptocurrencies on the former’s financial desktop platform, Eikon.  Charles Hayter, CEO and founder of CryptoCompare, said the partnership would provide transparency to the … Continue reading “Thomson Reuters Adds Cryptocurrency Data To Desktop Feed”

Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Ruby-x Holds Grand Opening Event

MAHÉ, Seychelles–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ruby-x, a new-concept of cryptocurrency exchange that provides both simple currency transactions and funds trading services at the same time, will hold a grand opening event with approximately $10 million worth of prizes and rewards to celebrate the launch of Ruby-x beta service. Ruby Exchange has announced its main grand opening event, ‘Ruby-x … Continue reading “Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Ruby-x Holds Grand Opening Event”