Dubai Goes Blockchain to Become Fintech Hub for The East

Having discovered and bought Bitcoin in the early 2010s, I initially had a hard time convincing my peers in the Middle East about the benefits of the underlying technology. Even harder was finding a way to buy Bitcoin if you

ICO Site Suspends Services Amid Reports of Regulator Scrutiny

A platform for investing in initial coin offerings (ICO)s in China has suspended its services as government officials reportedly begin scrutinizing the funding model more closely. ICOINFO, in a notice posted to its website, cited “a shifting regulatory environment” in

An Inside Look at Kim Dotcom’s Upcoming Bitcache and Platform

Last week reported on Kim Dotcom’s teaser video of the highly anticipated Bitcache application. We got early access to the platform this week and decided to test the Bitcache demo – a new application that lets content creators

PR: Five Advantages of Universa Blockchain over Bitcoin and Ethereum

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Moscow Exchange: No Plans to Launch Bitcoin Trading

Recent comments from a senior Russian official sparked reports this week that Moscow’s premiere stock exchange is about to start trading bitcoin – but it’s not true, the exchange’s operator has said. A representative for Moscow Exchange told CoinDesk that reports about

How Overstock deals with volatile bitcoin prices

Bitcoin has always had a long history of volatility and is currently on a big upswing. For much of January, the cryptocurrency sat at under $1,000. Now, a single bitcoin is worth more than $4,610. This volatility may be great

‘Misunderstanding’: Vitalik Buterin to Create New Entity for Russian Bank Deal

  New information is coming to light about the relationship between Russian state-owned development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) and ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin. First reported as a partnership that would find the state-owned bank collaborating directly with the Ethereum Foundation, the

‘Game of Skill’: US Markets Tech Provider Launches Bitcoin Betting Game

A new “game of skill” centered around bitcoin’s price changes is going live. Launched by Chicago-based Level Trading Field, Bitcoin Market Predictor now allows users to place bets on the future price movements of bitcoin, adding to a growing list of mechanisms U.S.

Strict Regulations Drive Shapeshift and Keepkey out of Washington State

Digital asset exchange Shapeshift and its recently acquired hardware wallet maker Keepkey have announced that they are exiting the U.S. state of Washington. This is due to the state imposing strict regulatory requirements based on “Senate Bill 5031.” Also read:

How to Identify a Scam in the Crypto World

Scams are nothing new to this world, people who dream of making a quick bank by deceiving others has been going on for decades. Multi level Marketing schemes are a thing of past, ICO scams are where these guys are

European Union Eyes Helping Refugees with Blockchain

The European Union is joining the United Nations in using the Ethereum Blockchain to provide transparent help to refugees. Details of the latest meeting of the European Parliament this week show its dedicated distributed ledger (DLT) taskforce set up earlier

BlockShow Asia by Cointelegraph: Revealing Blockchain Sensations

BlockShow Asia 2017 powered by Cointelegraph is one of the largest platforms showcasing Blockchain solutions, bringing the hottest startups, ICOs, and unconventional sensations. It aims to demonstrate multiple new solutions for implementation and enhancement of the Blockchain and is designed