Month: April 2018

SBI Unveils New Plans For Its Cryptocurrency Exchange

While initially scrapping its plans to develop a cryptocurrency exchange in conjunction with partners. SBI Holdings has today announced new plans to more forward with the development of their own self developed exchange. President and CEO of the company, Yoshitaka Kitao announced the development of the company’s own exchange, confirming that SBI’s exchange is “not a white …

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IBIN Introduces Blockshares to the Blockchain via International Blockshare Identification Number

As the DIM Foundation ventures closer to releasing their new Hybrid Stock Exchange, a trading platform based on blockchain technology, they are all set to adopt innovative features to sustain the needs of the ever growing industry.rn Most people that are familiar with the Stock Market are aware of the need of acquiring an ISIN. …

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SEC “Striving For a Balanced Approach” to ICOs

In a hearing held Thursday by the Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, William Hinman, the Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance, said, “[My] division has also been focusing attention on digital assets and on Initial Coin Offerings.  As this area continues …

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Sport X, Blockchain-Based Sports IP Value Transmission Platform, To Commence SOX Token EC20 Distribution, Pen Agreements With Sports Superstars

SINGAPORE, – SportX, the ecochain platform created with the intention of restructuring the way business is handled in the sports world, is proud to announce that it is soon to reach its next project milestone, which is that of beginning its proprietary digital token SOX’s (SPORT X platform token) ERC20 distribution, as well as finalize …

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LEEKICO helps Blockchain Network Connectivity Project NKN to Close Successful Crowdfunding

Sydney, Australia – LEEKICO, a one-stop-service ICO platform, successfully supported NKN, a project aiming to rebuild the Internet that will be truly open, decentralized, dynamic, safe, shared and owned by the community, to complete its highly anticipated token sale on April 19th, 2018. With LEEKICO’s support, NKN collected a total of ETH 24,100. NKN’s early …

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Cryptocurrency Price Update: Bitcoin Futures Increase While $10,000 Resistance Holds

Despite the Mt Gox trustee seemingly ready to sell a significant amount of Bitcoin the cryptocurrency markets are showing Bullish signs. A reassuring portent for investors is the volume of Wall Street purchases via CME Group Bitcoin futures trading, say eToro. Bitcoin reached $9,740 USD this week, the closest it has been to the $10,000 …

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Jewelers, Diamond Dealers Turn To Blockchain For Increased Transparency, Traceability

A consortium of gold and diamond industry leaders and IBM are launching the TrustChain initiative to trace the provenance and authenticate diamonds, precious metals and jewelry at all stages of the global supply chain, from the mine to the retailer. TrustChain Initiative In addition to IBM, the firms involved in the initiative include Asahi Refining, …

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Pantera Capital CEO: $40 Trillion Cryptocurrency Market Cap Is ‘Definitely Possible’

The CEO of blockchain investment fund Pantera Capital Management has made the bullish claim that the cryptocurrency market could one day balloon to $40 trillion. Speaking during a panel interview on Bloomberg Television yesterday, Dan Morehead, the chief executive and founder of Pantera Capital, said that bitcoin ‘is a screaming buy right now.’ Last December, …

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Yondo ICO To Shape The Future of Online Video With Artificial Intelligence

Mentioned amongst Google Docs, Slack and Mailchimp as one of the“Top 9 Must-Have Online Tools” on Forbes.com . The world’s all-in-one ecommerce video solution Yondo goes crypto to shape the future of online video. rn Yondo provides businesses with the platform to sell services via a range of video options. The platform operates in 114 …

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Winklevoss’ Exchange Gemini Introducing Nasdaq SMARTS market surveillance

In a blog post on the 25th April, cryptocurrency exchange Gemini have announced plans to implement Nasdaq SMARTS market surveillance in a step towards “building a rules-based marketplace” and increasing trading oversight. The Nasdaq inc. technology provides a suite of visual tools for monitoring complex market data in order to rapidly detect manipulation and malpractice. …

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Nasdaq CEO Says Exchange is Open to Serving Cryptocurrency Traders

Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq, said on CNBC that the exchange would consider supporting digital currency trading. In an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box Wednesday, Friedman said, “Certainly, Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time… certainly Nasdaq would consider becoming [a regulated platform for cryptocurrency trading].” Friedman was more cautious about Initial …

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Binance Founder Denies Allegations It Breached Sequoia Capital’s Exclusivity Agreement

The founder of Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has denied an allegation that he breached an exclusivity agreement with venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. In a company post published today, Zhao Changpeng issued a statement in response to a report that Zhao is being sued by Sequoia Capital after it filed a …

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First-of-its-Kind Blockchain-Based Hurricane Insurance Policy Created for Puerto Rico

A decentralised insurance platform has announced its support for the first blockchain-enabled insurance product to tackle natural disasters in Puerto Rico. According to an announcement, Etherisc’s hurricane insurance policy uses smart contracts to take away the strain of having to deal with traditional insurance companies. The need for the new policy from the Zug-based startup …

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DACSEE Launches Blockchain-Based Ride Sharing Mobile App In Malaysia

Decentralized Alternative Cabs Serving & Empowering Everyone (DACSEE), a ride-hailing platform built on blockchain technology targeting the Asian market, has launched its mobile application, debuting in Malaysia, the startup announced on Wednesday. Image: Driver tracking page, DACSEE mobile app DACSEE is now available for Android users in Malaysia. The iOS app will be available on …

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WhatEOS Holds Successful Sydney Roadshow, Looks Towards Melbourne

Sydney, Australia – WhatEOS, an organization regrouping a community of EOS enthusiasts formed by companies supporting EOS blockchain technology including CollinStar Capital, successfully held its first roadshow in Sydney, Australia, on April, 20, 2018. At the event, held at Sydney’s Portside Centre, WhatEOS was introduced by marketing representative Acqeel Ziyad and security manager Roger Zhou …

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