BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 3,264.84     HIGH: 3,420.01     LOW: 3,200.00

=
BTCManager.com
advertisement
Next Event

Blockchain Day Emirates • December 15, 2018

Blockchain Day Emirates – is an event that brings together the world’s leading visionaries, innovators, and thinkers to explore new…

Click for more details
advertisement

About author: Priyeshu Garg

Priyeshu is a software engineer who is passionate about machine learning and blockchain technology. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science Engineering and is a passionate economist. He built his first digital marketing startup when he was a teenager, and worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies along with smaller firms. When he is not solving the transportation problems at his company, he can be found writing about the blockchain or hacking at a Hackathon.

Blockchain Startup Algorand Gets a Dedicated $100 Million Venture Fund

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform, Tech

Blockchain Startup Algorand Gets a Dedicated $100 Million Venture Fund

Algo Capital, a blockchain venture capital group, is launching a $100 million fund to invest and manage significant capital in emerging companies building on the Algorand decentralized platform, the company announced in a press release on December 11, 2018. Algo Capital Plans On Supporting New Companies One of the largest blockchain-focused venture capital groups in the U.S., Algo Capital, is…

READ MORE

Itaú Unibanco and Standard Chartered Launch Latin America’s First Blockchain Platform for Loans

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform, Tech

Itaú Unibanco and Standard Chartered Launch Latin America’s First Blockchain Platform for Loans

Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco Holding bank and Standard Chartered have successfully concluded the development and testing of Latin America’s first blockchain-based proof of concept for loans, ZDNet reported on December 11, 2018. Latin America Gets Its First Blockchain-Based Loan Platform It seems that the bear market that has persisted in the crypto industry since the November 2018 has not affected the…

READ MORE

Stablecoins Experience a Major Increase in On-Chain Transactions Despite Bear Market

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Ethereum, News, Platform, Tech

Stablecoins Experience a Major Increase in On-Chain Transactions Despite Bear Market

Stablecoins have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity during the second half of 2018, with currencies such as TrueUSD, USDC, Paxos, and GUSD experiencing a 1032 percent increase in on-chain transactions took place in November vs. September 2018, Diar reported on December 10, 2018. Fiat-Backed Stablecoins Start Gaining On-Chain Traction It seems that stablecoins are on their way to become…

READ MORE

1.3 Million Bitmain S9 Bitcoin Miners Go Offline as Crypto Price Crash Continues

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Finance, Mining, News

1.3 Million Bitmain S9 Bitcoin Miners Go Offline as Crypto Price Crash Continues

The total hash rate of the Bitcoin network has fallen by 31 percent since November, representing around 1.3 million Bitmain S9 miners that have been turned off as they struggled to stay profitable in the bear market, BitMex revealed in a report on December 10, 2018. Bitcoin Miners Suffer the Most from Declining Prices The unprecedented drops in value almost…

READ MORE

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare BuyCoin squares BlockEQ Wallet for $9 Million

Category: Blockchain, Finance, News, Platform, Regulation

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare BuyCoin squares BlockEQ Wallet for $9 Million

Coinsquare, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in Canada, has acquired BlockEQ, Stellar’s non-custodial crypto wallet, in a bid to expand its offerings beyond just digital asset trading, the company announced in a press release on December 6, 2018. “Coinbase of Canada” Acquires BlockEQ While many still speculate about how long the bearish market will last, some companies in the…

READ MORE

advertisement

Bearish Market Makes Chatspin Abandon Plans to Accept Crypto Payments

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Platform, Tech

Bearish Market Makes Chatspin Abandon Plans to Accept Crypto Payments

Chatspin, a popular live video streaming multi-platform app, is abandoning its plans to accept cryptocurrencies as a form of payment due to the significant losses in the value of Bitcoin and other coins have suffered this year, the company announced in a press release on December 6, 2018. Bearish Market Affects Companies Offering Crypto Payments While companies focusing on blockchain…

READ MORE

R3 Adds Ripple as First Settlement Mechanism on New Payments dApp

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Development, Finance, News

R3 Adds Ripple as First Settlement Mechanism on New Payments dApp

R3, the world’s leading developer of enterprise blockchain solutions for business, launched a new global payment platform that uses Ripple’s XRP as its initial base currency, the company announced in a press release on December 5, 2018. R3 Launches a New Global Payment Platform One of the leading enterprise blockchain software companies has just announced the launch of a new…

READ MORE

Researchers Vow to Build a Better Blockchain Network Immune from Scalability Issues

Category: Blockchain, Business, Development, Finance, Investment, News

Researchers Vow to Build a Better Blockchain Network Immune from Scalability Issues

A group of researchers and university professors have teamed up to resolve one of the most painstaking issues preventing Bitcoin’s underlying technology to emerge a handy, real-world ledger: scalability. The team, which includes a Turing award winner, is off to a good start already after scoring $35 million in funding from a number of investors. Full-fledged Launch Expected in Q3…

READ MORE

While You’re Pouting about Crypto Prices, Whales Are Accumulating Billions

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, Investment, News, Platform, Tech

While You’re Pouting about Crypto Prices, Whales Are Accumulating Billions

Active trading whales have accumulated more in 2018 than any period in the Ethereum’s history despite the ongoing bear market, holding a fifth of Ethereum’s total circulating supply, Diar reported on December 3, 2018. Ethereum Whales Accumulate Billions The current bear market that has plagued the crypto industry since early November doesn’t seem to have affected Ethereum’s biggest whales. According…

READ MORE

Trive Ventures Launches Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator in Singapore

Category: Blockchain, Business, Investment, News

Trive Ventures Launches Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator in Singapore

Trive Ventures, a Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firm, is launching Tribe Accelerator, a government-backed blockchain accelerator focused on product development in Singapore, Tech in Asia reported on December 4, 2018. Singapore’s Lead Government Agency Backs Trive Venture’s New Project It seems that Singapore has yet again proven that it’s one of the most blockchain-friendly global tech hubs, as another large…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!