American Express Explores Blockchain to Protect User Idenitity

American Express is exploring ways of using blockchain technology to increase security for both users and merchants according to an executive at the credit company. AMEX Explores Ways that Blockchain can Boost Identification Security Tereasa Kastel, American Express Vice President of Technology spoke at the Oktane 18 conference in Las Vegas about the various ways

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London Fintech Firm Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Trading

The British based company that created the first app allowing customers to invest in Bitcoin has announced it will add Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as it completes series C fundraising of $250 million. Revolut to add Ripple and Bitcoin Cash to its App Four-year-old Revolut founded by former institutional trader Nikolay Storonsky began as

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Coinbase Expands Trading Ability With Acquistion of Paradex

San Francisco based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will give it’s users the ability to trade “hundreds of coins” through its acquisition of Paradex, a decentralized platform that enables users to trade digital currency via smart contracts which are recorded on the blockchain. Coinbase’s New Acquisition Gives Customers Access to Hundreds of Coins Coinbase announced the take over on Wednesday, May 24,

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Verge Loses $1.7 Million as Hackers Double Down on Vulnerabilities

Verge, a cryptocurrency that boasts security, anonymity, and privacy as it’s strong points has been hit by another so-called 51% hack. Same Hack Different Day Only a day after announcing a new partnership with the medical supplement company DIOXYME to allow customers to pay with its XVG cryptocurrency, Verge has lost an estimated 35 million coins

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Colorado Pursues ICO Fraud as Part of “Operation Cryptosweep”

Colorado regulators have gone after two out of state companies promoting ICO’s for violating state securities laws as part of a region-wide operation to weed out and prosecute fraud in blockchain related fundraising campaigns. “Operation Cryptosweep” The ‘Centennial State’ joined at least a half a dozen other states and provinces in the US and Canada to

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TradingView Scores $37 Million in Developmental Funding

New York developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markers and recent favorite for crypto analysts, TradingView, has secured millions in venture funding from Insight Venture Partners according to Techcrunch. TradingView Takes in $37 Million in Venture Capital The company which offers “freemium” software through partner websites like SeekingAlpha, Bitfinex and the Nasdaq allows

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Crypto Bull Explains Why Bitcoin Cash is a Must Own

Hedge fund investor and crypto bull Brian Kelly was back on CNBC calling Bitcoin Cash a must own currency and then explained why. Kelly Calls BCH a Must Own Brian Kelly went on CNBC’s Fast Money with his charts and explained to the panel why Bitcoin Cash is the currency that everyone should own today.

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Mining Company Seeks $2 Billion in Largest Ever Bitcoin IPO

Canaan Inc. has announced it will launch an IPO in July with the goal to raise $2 billion in funds in what would be the largest Bitcoin-related IPO to date. Canaan to Launch Biggest Bitcoin IPO Ever Bejing based Canaan inc., the worlds second largest Bitcoin mining hardware supplier increased its overall profits seven times in

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Report: Crypto Scams a Tiny Percent of Fraud in Australia

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has shown in a report that crypto related fraud makes up a tiny percent of scam activity in 2017. Crypto Scams Make Up a Tiny Part The watchdog’s report entitled  Targeting scams: Report of the ACCC on scams activity 2017 researched over 200,000 scams submitted to them (the ACCC), the Australian

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Japan’s Coincheck Removes Monero and Three Other Privacy Coins Under FSA Ban

Coincheck will delist Monero and three others cryptocurrencies deemed to grant too much anonymity to holders under orders from the Japanese FSA. Japan’s FSA Bans Monero, Zcash, Dash and Augur According to Sputnik Coincheck has confirmed rumors that they will be removing Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash and Augur’s Reputation (REP) coin from trading on

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