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Alibaba Files Patent for Blockchain System That Allows ‘Administrative Intervention’

A new patent filed by Alibaba seeks to develop a blockchain system that enables authorized parties to intervene in a smart contract. Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a blockchain-based system that allows a third-party administrator to intervene in a smart contract in […]

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Blockchain Platform to Fight Wine Counterfeits

Overstock’s investment subsidiary Medici Ventures has funded a blockchain project aimed at fighting wine counterfeit. Overstock.com’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in Israeli-based technology company VinX to develop a blockchain-powered wine futures platform, according to a press release published October 4. The exact amount of the investment was not disclosed. Per the announcement, […]

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Binance Invests $2.5 Million in Australian Blockchain Travel Startup

Binance has announced a $2.5 million investment in Australian travel startup TravelbyBit in a move to introduce a blockchain-based, point-of-sale (POS) payment system across major airports around the world. Travelers will be able to visit local merchants at select international airports and use mobile wallets like Coinomi and Dash Wallet for POS payments. There are […]

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Federal Election Committee Asked to Consider Crypto Mining for Political Contributions

OsiaNetwork LLC has reached out to the Federal Election Committee (FEC) in the hopes that it will allow computer sharing for crypto mining for campaign donations. Osia says it would like to be the platform in which volunteers share their computer power to mine cryptocurrencies, which are then donated to political campaigns of their choice. […]

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Institutional Traders Haven’t Rescued Crypto Yet

Throughout 2018’s price slump, investors in digital assets hoped for an influx of institutional investors to rescue crypto prices. Retail investors pinning their hopes on large investors breaking digital assets out of their price slump are beginning to make peace with an uncomfortable fact — the institutional investors are already here. Hedge funds and proprietary trading […]

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$30 Million New York Condo Tokenized on Ethereum Blockchain

The future of real estate and the mortgage business are set to be revolutionized by tokenized properties. Now Everyone Gets a Slice A $30 million Manhattan building has become New York City’s first luxury property to be tokenized on blockchain. The building is located in East Village and contains twelve 1,700 square foot condos. The […]

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Ethereum Could ‘Absolutely Survive’ Without Me: Vitalik Buterin ‘Detaches’ Himself

The Ethereum network would “absolutely survive” without the input of co-founder Vitalik Buterin, the developer has said, appearing to confirm he is “detaching himself” from his creation. Buterin: Detachment From Ethereum ‘In Progress’ As part of a social media debate which covered various issues including his support of Ethereum-based altcoin projects, Buterin said that Ethereum […]

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Binance Coin Becomes the 14th Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap

Binance Coin (BNB) has positioned itself among the top 20 in the list of over 2000 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap. In a recent tweet, Binance revealed that BNB has become the 14th most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, which presently stands at over $1.2 billion. BNB is Binance’s native coin with several use cases for […]

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Wall Street Has Called a Bottom in the Crypto Market

After years of being skeptical of the crypto market, it seems that institutional investors are finally getting bullish about it. Recently, Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Tom Lee conducted a survey to determine the general attitude toward Bitcoin. The survey was divided into two parts — one to question institutions and the other one to question the […]

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Spanish City of Valencia to Create ‘Smart Port’ Using Blockchain, Big Data

Spanish City of Valencia to Create ‘Smart Port’ Using Blockchain, Big Data One of Spain’s busiest ports based in the city of Valencia has announced the creation of a “smart port” which will use blockchain and big data technologies. The news was revealed in a release published Wednesday, Oct. 3, on the port’s official website. Jose Garcia De La Guia,… […]

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Another US Indictment Links Bitcoin to Covert Russian Intelligence Activity

Another US Indictment Links Bitcoin to Covert Russian Intelligence Activity A newly-published indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice charges seven alleged Russian intelligence agents with using cryptocurrencies as part of a broad “influence and disinformation” scheme. The government alleges that Aleksei Sergeyevich Morenets, Evgenii Mikhaylovich Serebriakov, Ivan Sergeyevich Yermakov, Artem Andreveyich Malyshev, Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, Oleg Mikhaylovich… […]

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Global Blockchain Summit Returns As The Cornerstone Of Denver Blockchain Week

Featuring cutting-edge speakers and blockchain experts from the Colorado State Department, Dcntral, GitCoin, National Cyber Security Center, and many more. The post Global Blockchain Summit Returns As The Cornerstone Of Denver Blockchain Week appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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AR Ventures Joins Forces with Luxury Bitcoin Pen Producer Ancora1919 to Offer New Products

Via their established strategic partnership, AR Ventures and Ancora1919 Pen Company are going to develop new markets and products. The post AR Ventures Joins Forces with Luxury Bitcoin Pen Producer Ancora1919 to Offer New Products appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Circle Invest Launches Three New ‘Collections’ to Simplify Investors’ Experience

Thanks to the efforts of Circle, to buy collections of cryptocurrencies it will be enough just to make a few easy taps in Circle’s crypto purchasing app. The post Circle Invest Launches Three New ‘Collections’ to Simplify Investors’ Experience appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis: Trends of October 5–11, 2018

The price has formed a “symmetrical triangle” pattern on the 4-Hour chart. It is currently below the 4-day EMA which has crossed the 50-day EMA downward below the supply zone of $0.08 inside the symmetrical triangle. The bullish breakout from the symmetrical triangle is imminent. The post Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis: Trends of October 5–11, […]

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Ethereum’s Upcoming Constantinople Hard Fork Gets Postponed

Ethereum core developer Alexey Akhunov has proposed to launch a separate temporary testnet on Ropsten and resolve all the code issues while postponing the main implementation. The post Ethereum’s Upcoming Constantinople Hard Fork Gets Postponed appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX, IOTA and Litecoin Priming for 3 cents, 90 cents and $70

Tron Price Analysis: TRX, IOTA and Litecoin Priming for 3 cents, 90 cents and $70 At the back of 80+ drops, the altcoin market is priming for higher highs. From a new Tron wallet to impressive developments in IOTA, bulls stand a chance. Because of this and supportive technical developments, we recommend buying TRX and… […]

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Cardano Price Analysis: After 9 Cents, ADA’s First Stop is 20 Cents

Cardano Price Analysis: After 9 Cents, ADA’s First Stop is 20 Cents Development in Cardano is slow but sure. There is a third party auditing of product launches and IOHK are responsible in case of failure. Thus far, Yoroi and Rust have been launched three days after marking the platform’s first anniversary. While effect on… […]

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U.S. Federal Election Committee Considers Request to Mine Cryptocurrency for Political Campaigns

Candidates for the 2020 presidential election may be able to accept cryptocurrency mining profits as campaign donations.  Could Mining Reform Political Campaigning? Osia Network, LLC, recently made a request to embed cryptocurrency mining tools on the FEC website and the U.S Federal Election Committee (FEC) is considering whether or not mining profits could be used […]

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U.S. Court Cements Commodity Verdict On Cryptocurrency After Landmark Ruling

A US court has formally dismissed an attempt to stop the country’s commodities regulator prosecuting an alleged cryptocurrency fraudster, ruling that such assets are commodities. CFTC Can Legislate With Crypto In a press release October 3, Senior Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled in favor of […]

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Cryptocurrency Regulations Moving Towards Clarity, Says Investment Security Expert

Julie Myers Wood believes that the era of little or no regulations in the cryptocurrency space is fast becoming a thing of the past. The Guidepost Solutions CEO says regulators will firm up laws to protect investors from bad actors in the industry. The Sun Will Soon go Down on the Cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’ According […]

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Goldjob Has Presented Passive Cryptocurrency Earnings Platform

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned […]

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Tether Price Falls on Crypto Exchanges: How Will it Affect Bitcoin?

Technical analyst and crypto trader Aurelius revealed that the price of Tether (USDT), the most widely utilized stablecoin in the cryptocurrency exchange market, has fallen in the past 24 hours. The drop in the price of Tether by around 1 percent led a premium to form on USDT-to-crypto trades, especially on USDT-to-Bitcoin trades. As a […]

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