Is Spain’s Rebel Province Catalonia Introducing Blockchain Voting?

Is Spain’s Rebel Province Catalonia Introducing Blockchain Voting?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn October 1, 2017. A clandestine referendum election is held against the Spanish government’s orders across schools and polling stations throughout Catalonia. It was a day of defiance with an overwhelming “yes” vote to sever ties with the rest of the mainland. It was also one marked with bloodshed, voter intimidation, and…

Bitcoin Hits New Yearly Low at $4,280, Market Urgently Needs Rebound

Bitcoin Hits New Yearly Low at $4,280, Market Urgently Needs Rebound

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past 24 hours, the price of Bitcoin fell from $4,900 to $4,280, by more than 12.5 percent amidst an unforeseen short-term price drop. On fiat-to-crypto exchanges like Coinbase and Kraken, which demonstrate a more accurate representation of the Bitcoin price given the premium on the Tether-to-BTC pair, the price…

India to [Finally] Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations in December: Report

India to [Finally] Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations in December: Report

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn After years of ambiguity, the Indian government might, at last, reveal a regulatory draft for the cryptocurrency sector in the country before the turn of the year. A panel tasked by India’s finance ministry to regulatory norms and guidelines for domestic cryptocurrency trading and the blockchain industry is set lay bare…

Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in the Construction Sector

Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in the Construction Sector

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The CEO of design software maker Autodesk Andrew Anagnost believes blockchain technology can end corruption and improve trust in the construction industry, the Australian Financial Review reports. Anagnost was speaking at the 2018 Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas when he made the comments while speaking with journalists at a roundtable…

Another $25 Billion Wiped Out: Crypto Market Suffers From Large Sell-Off

Another $25 Billion Wiped Out: Crypto Market Suffers From Large Sell-Off

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past 24 hours, another $25 billion has been wiped out of the crypto market as major digital assets fell sharply in value. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Stellar (XLM) recorded a loss of 14 percent, 14.5 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percent respectively, demonstrating a large…

Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Creates Communist Party Committee in China

Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Creates Communist Party Committee in China

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Huobi Group has created a Communist Party committee, making it the first blockchain based company to do so in China, the South China Morning Post reports. The committee was created through a Huobi subsidiary called Beijing Lianhuo Information Service, which was registered as a business earlier this year, owned by Li…

Crypto Hedge Funds are Going to Start Shutting Down: Morgan Creek

Crypto Hedge Funds are Going to Start Shutting Down: Morgan Creek

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The depths of this year’s cryptocurrency bear market evidently show significant signs of further trouble. According to notable crypto figure and Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano, significant price drawdowns this year could lead to crypto hedge funds closing up shop soon. Hedge Funds CCN reported today of Bitcoin dropping below $5,000…

Op-Ed: Bitcoin Price Hits 2018 Low – It’s Time to Buy the Dip

Op-Ed: Bitcoin Price Hits 2018 Low – It’s Time to Buy the Dip

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn From a historical perspective, the most profitable strategy in Bitcoin has been “buying the dip.” This means that when the price drops notably, one purchases some coin, holds it, and later on when the price rebounds, sells it. The Bitcoin price has historically walked its way up the market capitalization stairs,…

British Politician: Printing Fiat Money is Counterfeiting, Merit of Crypto

British Politician: Printing Fiat Money is Counterfeiting, Merit of Crypto

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn At a European Parliament meeting in 2013, British politician Godfrey William Bloom said that all major banks are broke and criticized the ability of banks to lend money they do not have, which is not possible with decentralized currencies like crypto. At the time, Bloom stated that the ability of central…