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September 2018

How Binance Decentralized Crypto Exchange Beta Launch in 2019 Will Impact the Market

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume, is set to launch a beta version of its decentralized exchange (DEX) by early 2019. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance better known to the community as CZ, said on… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Ransomware Strikes Port of San Diego

A cybersecurity breach at the Port of San Diego on September 25 described as “serious cybersecurity incident” by Port CEO Randa Conglio was, in fact, a ransomware attack by cybercriminals demanding bitcoin. This was revealed in a report on September… Continue Reading →

Monero Launches Initiative to Combat Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Earlier this week, the Monero (XMR) community announced the launch of a new website that aims to educate users on cleaning up crypto-jacking malware and ransomware. Easing Malware Victims’ Confusion and Frustration The ease of mining and privacy of Monero are… Continue Reading →

China’s Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for Subscriptions

On Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is… Continue Reading →

TechCrunch Founder Outraged at US SEC, Will Crypto Firms Also Pivot to Asia?

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been heavily criticized for its actions against Elon Musk’s Tesla, the crypto market and investment firms within the local market. On Sept. 29, Michael Arrington, the co-founder of TechCrunch, announced that his… Continue Reading →

A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized Exchange

This week, Stellar launched its long-awaited decentralized exchange. Stellarx offers trading of a range of assets including cryptocurrencies from multiple blockchains, using stellar lumens (XLM) as the base currency. The exchange differs significantly from existing decentralized offerings, which are limited… Continue Reading →

Ripple-Hired Lobbying Firm Will Get Paid [Partially] in Cryptocurrency

A lobbying firm in America’s political capital that has been hired by cryptocurrency firms including Ripple will now get a certain portion of its fee paid in XRP. The Washington, D.C.-based Klein/Johnson Group has been contracted by the San Francisco-based… Continue Reading →

Chinese Bank Issues $1.3 Billion Securities via Blockchain Amidst Cryptocurrency Crackdown

Making use of its proprietary blockchain platform, China’s Bank of Communications (BoCom) has issued residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) worth 1.3 billion USD, per a report published by China Money Network, dated September 28, 2018. Blockchain Shooting up to the Moon… Continue Reading →

Chinese Billionaire Bitcoin Investor ‘Done’ Investing in Blockchain Projects

Li Xiaolai, the founder of Beijing-based venture capital firm BitFund and a widely recognized billionaire Bitcoin investor in China, has publicly stated that he will personally move away from the blockchain and initial coin offering (ICO) space. He said on… Continue Reading →

Humaniq Releases 2nd Iteration of Financial Services App

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Malta PM at UN General Assembly: Crypto is the Inevitable Future of Money

At the UN General Assembly, Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat stated that blockchain technology will allow crypto to inevitably become the future of money. He stated: “I passionately believe technology revolutionizes and improves systems. This is why in Malta, we… Continue Reading →

Tether Dominates 98% of Stablecoins’ Daily Trading Volume: Report

Despite the criticisms of opaqueness and centralization leveled against Tether, the stablecoin which was initially known as RealCoin continues to beat its rivals by wide margins. In a report titled The State of Stablecoins, digital assets tech firm Blockchain Luxembourg… Continue Reading →

Trade War Between China and USA Affects GPU Tariffs, Cryptocurrency Mining to be Affected

President Trump’s latest tariffs on Chinese goods could lead to an increase of graphics cards from both AMD and NVIDIA in the following months, reported CNBC on September 27, 2018.  In a competitive mining scene where profit margins are slim,… Continue Reading →

Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality

On September 29, Bitcoin Cash enthusiast Donald Mulders wrote an interesting post on the social media network The post detailed that he was attempting to host a website on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain using the Bitdb 2.0 application…. Continue Reading →

Big Brokers, a Bigger Circle, and MakerDAO’s Round: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this week’s edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is down… Continue Reading →

Ripple Overtakes Ethereum Once Again With 7% Surge, Bitcoin Stable at $6,600

Over the past 24 hours, Ripple (XRP) has overtaken Ethereum once again with a 7 percent surge in price, achieving a market valuation of $24.28 billion. The market cap of Ethereum remains slightly below that of Ripple at $24.15 billion… Continue Reading →

The Daily: Launches OTC Trading Desk, Shapeshift Relaunches Coincap

Wallet provider has created an OTC trading desk as part of its efforts to cater to institutional investors. Also in The Daily this Sunday, Shapeshift launches the redesigned Coincap tracker, Kraken lists Cardano and Qtum, and Compound offers its… Continue Reading →

Computer Infected by Monero Malware? There’s a Workgroup for That

It seems like every day the crypto news zeitgeist is reporting on yet another Monero (XMR) malware hacking attempt. The scale is different from nations, individuals, and everyone in between, but the mechanism appears relatively the same. A simple Javascript… Continue Reading →

Sierra Leone, United Nations to Develop Blockchain Digital ID System

Two of the United Nation’s wings are joining hands with Sierra Leone government to build a blockchain-based ID system for their seven million people. The UN Capital Development Fund (UNDCF) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have entered into a… Continue Reading →

Disgruntled ICO Investors Threaten to Bring in the Crypto Lawyers

The great ICO rush of 2017 and early 2018 is over. The euphoria, the unironic cries of “When Binance?”, and the 10x returns are now a thing of the past. Epic gains and moon missions have been replaced by acrimony,… Continue Reading →

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