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Blockchain Industries Merges with Bithumb ahead of U.S. Listing

by Priyeshu Garg at Blockchain, Business, News

U.S.-listed Blockchain Industries has signed a binding letter of intent to merge with Singapore-based holding company BTHMB, a move that would mark the first reverse merger in the country, according to the press release on January 22, 2019. Reverse Merger Bithumb, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, could very soon become the world’s first publicly traded…

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B2C2 Now Offering Clients Point-and-Click OTC Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash Trading Execution

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, Exchange, Finance, News, Platform

B2C2 Now Offering Clients Point-and-Click OTC Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash Trading Execution

B2C2, a leading cryptocurrency over-the-counter (OTC) liquidity provider for digital assets exchanges and financial institutions, has announced its streaming pricing feature aimed at enabling OTC traders to carry out “point-and-click” trading execution, according to a Business Wire press release on January 21, 2019.   OTC Traders’ Orders Executed in Real Time In its bid to eliminate all forms of delays…

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New EOSIO Protocol a Favorite among Developers and Enterprises

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, Ethereum, News

New EOSIO Protocol a Favorite among Developers and Enterprises

Despite being less than seven months old, Block.one’s EOSIO blockchain protocol is already a favorite among enterprises and developers as there are currently more than 250 projects being built on the network, the company announced in a blog post on January 21, 2019. Developers Flock to EOS Following Latest Update The EOSIO blockchain protocol published by Block.one is on its…

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Crypto Exchange Huobi still Profitable Despite Layoffs, Reports CEO

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, Exchange, News, News Digest

Crypto Exchange Huobi still Profitable Despite Layoffs, Reports CEO

On January 22, 2019, Livio Weng Xiaoqi, the chief executive of Huobi Global, insisted that the company is still profitable despite the bear run and event layoffs, as new projects are launched. Beating the Bear Run Within the last year, there have been significant changes in the global cryptocurrency market and not all of them good. Last year, crypto firms…

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Bug in Crypto-Platform Beam Causes Brief Halt in Blockchain

Category: Blockchain, News, Tech

Bug in Crypto-Platform Beam Causes Brief Halt in Blockchain

Beam, a newly launched privacy oriented cryptocurrency, experienced a bug that caused a sudden, but brief stoppage in its blockchain, the company announced in a Tweet on January 21, 2019. Technical Difficulties Cause a Halt in Beam’s Blockchain (Source: Steemit) One of two recently released implementations of the Mimblewimble privacy protocol, the Beam Mimblewimble blockchain, experienced technical difficulties that caused…

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CoinZest Airdrop Event Goes Wrong, Customers Receive $5.3 Million Worth of Crypto

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Exchange, News

CoinZest Airdrop Event Goes Wrong, Customers Receive $5.3 Million Worth of Crypto

CoinZest,  a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has been left with no choice but to roll back all transactions on its servers after it mistakenly airdropped bitcoin and altcoins amounting to $5.3 million to its clients, instead of the intended We Game tokens (WGT), according to local news source, CoindeskKorea on January 19, 2019. CoinZest Systems Go Haywire Per sources close…

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Bitcoin Should Look Away From PoW says BIS Report

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, News, Tech

Bitcoin Should Look Away From PoW says BIS Report

The Bank for International Settlements has suggested that the Bitcoin Network discontinue using Proof-of-Work (PoW) because it is expensive and once block rewards from mining bitcoin decrease, the network will slow down, this according to a BIS report published January 21, 2019. There has always been speculation about the future of Bitcoin, with most of it revolving around its future…

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Bitcoin and Ether Market Update: January 23, 2019

Category: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Market Outlook, Ethereum, Finance, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin and Ether Market Update: January 23, 2019

The total market cap is flat since January 21, 2019, and stands at $120 billion at time of press. There were no significant price changes for bitcoin and ether within the same time period. BTC/USD Bitcoin closed the January 16 trading session at $3,675 with a little more than a $20 price increase and protected further decline below $3,600. The…

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Swedish Man Goes to Court over “Absurd” Cryptocurrency Tax Bill

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News, Regulation

Swedish Man Goes to Court over “Absurd” Cryptocurrency Tax Bill

Swedish Man Linus Dunkers has filed a court case after being charged $885,000 in tax for Cryptocurrency trading. An amount he says is over three times all the profit he made, as per a report from SVT January 20, 2019. A Million Ways to Tax One aspect of cryptocurrency adoption that has caused great frustration is the issue of paying…

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MIT Professor: The Key to Unlocking a Global Borderless Economy Rests with Blockchain

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Ethereum, News

MIT Professor: The Key to Unlocking a Global Borderless Economy Rests with Blockchain

Speaking with Bloomberg’s Daybreak Asia radio show January 21, 2019, professor Silvio Micali of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) spoke positively on the future of blockchain, believing that global blockchain development can lead to the establishment a truly borderless economy. The Magic Number According to the well-accredited and renowned professor, “until now they could only satisfy two out of the three”…

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