Gaming Company Veltyco Tapping into Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Gaming Company Veltyco Tapping into Blockchain and CryptocurrencyUK Gaming company Veltyco Group announced today that it has “commenced discussions with blockchain and cryptocurrency providers” about potential partnerships. Afterwards, its stock price leaped 20% at the open on London’s AIM growth market. Also Read: Market Optimism Declines as Bitcoin Futures Euphoria Ends Shares Jumping 20% Veltyco Group, the online marketing company for the gaming industry, […]

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Japanese Internet Giant GMO Launches Bitcoin Mining Business

Japanese internet giant GMO launches mining businessJapanese Internet leader GMO Group has announced today that it has launched a new cryptocurrency mining business through its European legal entity, as it aims to gain a better understanding of the virtual currency. Also Read: Major Korean Crypto Exchange Upbit at Center of Regulatory Controversy GMO Launches Bitcoin Mining Business Japanese conglomerate GMO Group has introduced […]

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Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close After Second Hack in a Year

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit to Close After Second Hacking in a YearSouth Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has revealed plans to file for bankruptcy. The decision to close operations follows announcements that the exchange was hacked for the second time this year. Also Read: More Firms Entering the Bitcoin Market See Stocks Soar    Second Accident in a Year Youbit announced on its website on Tuesday that it […]

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“There Will Only Be One” – an Interview With Viabtc Founder Yang Haipo

An Interview with Viabtc Founder Yang HaipoBack in August, Viabtc founder Yang Haipo was one of the first public figures to declare ”Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin”. His exchange Viabtc was one of the first to list bitcoin cash (BCH), which was heavily criticized by Chinese industrial players for being “controlled” by Bitmain. Now Haipo is planning his new business Coinex, a […]

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A Bitcoin User’s Guide on Upcoming Forked Coins

A Bitcoin User’s Guide to Claiming Forked CoinsLike it or not, forking bitcoin has become an efficient approach for blockchain teams to receive quick money. How many forks will we have? How do we receive these free airdrops? Also Read: This Bulgarian Business School Offers Bitcoin Scholarships Take a Glimpse at Forked Coins Already Existing Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the first bitcoin fork, was only […]

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Chinese Real-Estate Merchants Are Tapping Into the Cryptocurrency Market

Chinese property merchants in the crypto marketProperty Investors from Wenzhou, Zhejing Province, which has a reputation as the home of China’s savviest businessmen, are dabbling in the cryptocurrency market for new investment opportunities. Instead of holding Bitcoin, their focus is on forked coins.  Also Read:Bitfinex Experiences Withdrawal Difficulties “Bitcoin Will Evolve into a Capital Game” In 2008, a Wenzhou merchant surnamed […]

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China’s Official Press Agency: 107 Altcoins Under Investigation for Financial Crimes

China’s Official Press Agency: 107 Altcoins Under Investigation for Financial CrimesThis week China’s official press agency Xinhua news reported that nationwide public security authorities have cracked down on 107 forms of knock-off altcoins in 2017. These coins claim themselves fintech products, but are large-scale Ponzi schemes in disguise, according to the authorities. Also Read: Over 10,000 People Have Downloaded Fake Cryptocurrency Apps “Zero Risk, High […]

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The First DPOS Lightning Bitcoin Hard Fork is on the Way

The First DPOS Hard Fork Lightning Bitcoin is on the WayAfter Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond and Super Bitcoin, another forked-coin Lightning Bitcoin is coming on the way. Initiated by an European team, Lightning, the project will become the first forked-coin that adopts the DPOS consensus mechanism. Also Read: How to Calculate Bitcoin Transaction Fees When You’re in a Hurry Fork at Block 499,999 The new project […]

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How Chinese Blockchain Projects Raise Funds Despite the ICO Ban

How Chinese Blockchain Projects Raise Funds Against the ICO BanInitial Coin Offerings (ICOs), the cryptocurrency version of crowdfunding, helped many Chinese blockchain startups raise faster funding this year, but also led to China’s clampdown on ICOs. In today’s series, we will take a glimpse at how Chinese blockchain businesses raise money after crowdfunding platforms were shut down.  Also Read: Reports of Israeli ICO Ban Are […]

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Chinese Economist Liu Discusses Prospects of BTC, BCH and ETH

Chinese Economist Discusses Prospects of BTC, BCH and ETHThis week Liu Changyong, dubbed the ‘BCH think tank’ by the bitcoin gold (BTG) creator, Jack Liao, started a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Ask Me Anything (AMA) thread at 8btc forum to explain why he thought Bitcoin’s (BTC) roadmap is wrong, and why he switched to support BCH. Mr. Liu holds a PhD in economics from Peking […]

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