Tag Archives: Blockchain

Why Making In-App Game Purchases Using Crypto is About to Get Easier

A blockchain-based platform that enables gamers to make in-app purchases using cryptocurrency has forged a partnership with Unity, a major game engine – giving developers the chance to unlock new revenue streams with lower fees. AppCoins offers an ERC20-compliant token which is compatible with some of the most popular wallets on the market, and is listed on the top… Read More »

BREAKING: Bakkt’s Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Launch Pushed to January 24th 2019

In a Medium post earlier today, the CEO of Bakkt, Kelly Loeffler, has update the crypto and investor communities on the progress of the highly anticipated launch of the global platform. One major takeaway from the update, is that trading and warehousing of digital assets through Bakkt will launch on the 24th of January, 2019. The statement announcing… Read More »

New Bitcoin (BTC) Index Could Pave the Way for Future ETF Approvals

News reaching Ethereum World News indicate that MV Index Solutions – based in Frankfurt Germany – has launched the MVIS Bitcoin US OTC Spot Index (MVBTCO). This new index is the first Bitcoin index based on price feeds from OTC (Over The Counter) digital asset trading operations in the United States. The index shows the spot price of… Read More »

China: Insurance Giant Ping An Subsidiary to Create Boutique Bank Supported by Blockchain

Ping An Bank, a subsidiary of China’s Ping An Insurance Group, will launch a boutique bank using blockchain, cloud services, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Ping An Insurance Group is one of the world’s leading financial and insurance corporations, and their subsidiary’s announcement was reported on Nov. 20 by People’s Daily, China’s official state run press service.… Read More »

US Regulator Issues Cease and Desist Order to Russian ICO Mimicking Liechtenstein Bank

Securities Commissioner Karen Tyler of North Dakota, U.S., has issued a cease and desist order against a Russian Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that posed as Liechtenstein Union Bank, according to a Monday, Nov. 19 press release. The state Securities Department’s ICO Task Force conducted an investigation and found out that the website of the fraudulent ICO mimicked Union… Read More »

Kobe Bryant to Speak at Tron’s (TRX) NiTRON Summit Scheduled for January 2019

In a twitter announcement earlier today, the Tron Foundation let the crypto community know that NBA Legend Kobe Bryant will be attending Tron’s (TRX) first International Conference (NiTRON Summit) as a Special Guest speaker. Kobe Bryant will share his life experience, insights and vision on entrepreneurship at the summit to inspire young leaders and entrepreneurs. The NiTRON Summit… Read More »

Blockchain Network Takes on Ethereum ERC20 and Claims it is Faster and Cheaper

A new blockchain platform believes it is a “more attractive and accessible destination” for hosting tokens than the likes of Ethereum’s ERC20 platform, as it gives developers the support they need to build, market and launch custom tokens successfully. LindaX says it wants give entrepreneurs an opportunity to sculpt “absolutely unique tokens with exclusive features for designated transactions”… Read More »

Bitcoin Hash Rate Declines to August Levels as Some BTC Miners Consider Shutting Down

The current state of the cryptocurrency markets can be compared to the free-fall experienced due to gravity when someone jumps out of a plane before deploying a parachute. Ever since the 14th of November this year, the value of BTC has fallen from levels around $6,300 to current levels of $4,500. This is a drop of close to… Read More »