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Memes have steadily found their way from 4chan boards and reddit subs into the mainstream culture. Nobody expected a picture with text on it to be the preferred means of breaking the ice or communicating with someone else on the other side of the world. On closer inspection, it’s not hard to figure out what factors make memes stand out…
Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Platform
X8 AG, a Swiss financial technology firm has successfully obtained Islamic scholars certification for its fiat and gold-backed cryptocurrency from Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB), an Islamic advisory firm licensed by the central bank of Bahrain, Reuters reports, November 12, 2018. Plans to Expand into the Middle East Seeing the burgeoning fintech environment in the region, some regulatory bodies and financial…
Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Investment, Mining, News, Platform, Tech
On November 8, 2018, blockchain and cryptocurrency mining firm DMG Blockchain announced the opening of its new 85-megawatt crypto mining facility in Canada, as per a press release by Global News Wire. Massive Mining Facility DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. has just announced the inauguration of a new crypto mining facility that is capable of a running an 85-megawatt mining operation….
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Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV), a Switzerland-based venture capital firm and accelerator, has announced it is launching a new regional unit in Singapore. The company revealed the move during the Singapore Fintech Festival on November 12, 2018. BVV’s Asian Expansion With the island nation as their next stop, the Swiss blockchain firn has prepared the foundation for bolstering its presence in Asia….
Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Mining, News, Platform, Tech
Japan’s IT behemoth GMO published its Q3 2018 financial report on November 12, 2018, which reveals the company’s “historical performance” in its cryptocurrency business line. According to the report, the firm’s crypto segment earned revenue more than JPY 2.6 billion ($22.8 million) “despite the harsh external environment.” Crunching the Numbers The report shows promising figures for the Japanese internet company….
Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News, Platform, Tech
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has defended the crypto trading platform against online rumors accusing the company of several activities that essentially amount to insider trading and betraying customer trust. Speaking to Yahoo! Finance U.K. in an article published on November 12, 2018, Hayes insisted that the platform offers uniform access to all customers, denying whispers of trading against customer positions…
Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Tech
Gold-backed AurumCoin is the latest cryptocurrency project to fall victim to 51 percent attack, resulting in the loss of AUD$ 15752.26, per a report by Finder on November 12, 2018. Hack Attack Results in Blame Game Shortly after the hack attack, AurumCoin’s twitter handle subtly sparked the blame game stating the coins were stolen from the wallet of cryptocurrency exchange…
Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Exchange, News, Regulation
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Zeniex will terminate its services due to increasing government pressure on unauthorized digital currency exchanges. According to Zeniex’s website post, published on November 9, 2018, the cryptocurrency exchange noted that operating amidst a government crackdown on the industry will be a challenging feat. Closing Down Due to Government Pressure The cryptocurrency exchange opened on May 8,…
Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Business, Exchange, Finance, News
At a time when stablecoins have become the rave of the moment in the cryptoverse, with several startups from Circle Internet Financial, Gemini, and others launching own dollar-backed altcoins, Asher Tan, the co-founder of CoinJar, a digital assets platform, has predicted a bright future for the price-steady alternatives according to a Financial Review report on November 12, 2018. Stablecoins to…