Bitcoin ‘Halving’ 2020: What Will the Price of Bitcoin Be?

The halving, the 50 percent reduction in block rewards on the Bitcoin blockchain, is only two years away. Unless there is an abnormal change in hashrate, the reward for successful Bitcoin miners will drop from 12.5 to 6.25 BTC per

Crypto Payment Gateway to Help Start-ups Increase Adoption of Custom-made Tokens

A company that describes itself as a “pioneer in the digital payments space” has unveiled plans to become the first company to offer payment processing capabilities for transactions involving ERC20-compliant tokens. CoinPayments, which was established back in 2013, says its

Officials in Venezuela Begin Confiscating Imported Bitcoin Mining Hardware

Venezuela is an important region in the cryptocurrency world. So far, consumers and corporations have shown a keen interest in cryptocurrency. It seems that situation may come to change fairly soon. Local sources indicate the government is confiscating any hardware

Bittrex Lands Bank Agreement to Help Customers Buy Bitcoin With Dollars …

Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex Inc. has established a formal agreement with Signature Bank in New York to allow corporate clients in specific states to purchase virtual tokens using USD. The move is designed to increase the amount of institutional capital

Mastercard Looks to Blockchain to Make Coupons Immutable

A new patent application from Mastercard suggests that the payments giant is eyeing blockchain as part of a way to verify the authenticity of consumer coupons. The application for a “Method and System for Authentication of Coupons via Blockchain” was

Crypto Exchange Huobi Quietly Opens Office in Brazil and Starts Hiring …

Huobi, the third largest crypto exchange by 24-hour trading volume, is reportedly setting up an office in Brazil. According to reports in Portal du Bitcoin, representatives of Huobi were seen distributing business cards during Bitconf, a major cryptocurrency conference held

Keplertek’s Pre-Sale Is Now Live!

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US Crypto Exchange Signs Agreement to Offer Fiat-Crypto Trading to Corporate Clients

Seattle-based crypto exchange Bittrex has signed a banking agreement that will allow corporate investors to trade selected cryptocurrencies for fiat, Bloomberg reports today, May 31. Bittrex, which supports over 200 cryptocurrencies and reportedly has over 3 mln customers worldwide, will

Research Paper Refutes Threat to Bitcoin Posed by Quantum Computing

Jeffrey A. Tucker has penned an article to accompany a little-reported research paper that was published last October. The economics writer met with one of the paper’s authors recently to discuss the threat posed to the Bitcoin network by quantum

BitBay Suspends Polish Operations, Heads to Crypto-Friendly Malta

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Poland’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, BitBay, is moving on to greener pastures. The company announced the suspension of its operations in Poland, where banks have been less than

Crypto Ecosystem Will Not See Regulation for Years

Kathryn Haun, board member of Coinbase and HackerOne claimed that cryptocurrency and blockchain will not see regulation for years, Techcrunch reports May 31. Haun made her statements on regulation at the Code Conference in California today. Haun drew parallels between

Apple Sides with Russian Govt, Restricts Telegram, Claims Pavel Durov

News If there’s a sacred line the crypto community insists shouldn’t be crossed, it’s Thou Shalt Never Cooperate with Government Prohibitions. Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable company, appears to have ventured into such territory, according to Telegram’s founder Pavel