Monthly Archives: October 2017

UTRUST Attending Blockchain Conferences in Europe, Asia and North America Ahead of November 2nd ICO

Bitcoin Press Release: Two weeks ahead of its ICO on November 2nd 2017 (2pm UTC), cryptocurrency payments solution UTRUST has confirmed participation in key blockchain conferences across Europe, North America and Asia. These represent ongoing efforts to raise awareness and build new partnerships as part of UTRUST’s bid to be the world’s leading digital and blockchain payment platform. October 19, 2017, Zug, Switzerland: After incorporation as a limited liability company in Switzerland and continued progress towards full regulatory compliance within the Swiss jurisdiction, UTRUST aims to further […]

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Coinmall Hopes to Build an Ebay for Digital Goods Powered by Cryptocurrency

This week we looked at a new cryptocurrency-based marketplace called, Coinmall.io, a platform that allows users to purchase digital goods with bitcoin and litecoin. Further, news.Bitcoin.com discussed the marketplace platform with its founder, Yousef Abdulhassan, who explains the project recently launched its alpha version this month. Also Read: Increased South African Bitcoin Adoption Highlights Need For Taxation Clarity  Coinmall Launches Alpha Marketplace Offering Digital Goods for Cryptocurrencies Coinmall’s founder Yousef Abdulhassan explains that his new marketplace is a global, pseudonymous, and free market where users can buy […]

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Star Jets International Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Star Jets International LLC now accepts bitcoin payments for private jet flights. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Defense Technologies, Inc. Customers who use Star Jets get to leverage all the advantages of using a corporate jet, according to an Econotimes article.  Also read: Bitcoin Cash Developers Propose New Address Format Furthermore, customers have access to over 5,000 jets domestically and roughly 15,000 across the globe. The company allowing bitcoin transactions may now open up a new realm of possibilities for the company along with a […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Potential Wyckoff Distribution May Spring New All-Time Highs

A potential Wyckoff Distribution phase is under way as bitcoin continues to climb on shaky ground. Days after having a strong $1,000 climb and nearly reaching $6,000 on most exchanges, we saw a strong rejection of the upper limits of the market as it plunged $600 over the course of a few short hours. Let’s take a look at the macro pattern and draw a few similarities to the Wyckoff Distribution schemes: Figure 1: BTC-USD, 2-Hour Candles, Potential Wyckoff Distribution Phase In order for the current distribution […]

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This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Esport Gambling Industry

Esports wagering is a large — and growing — global industry at the intersection between gambling, technology and entertainment. In their 2017 Global Esports Markets Report, Newzoo found that China and North America will generate $362 million during 2017, or 52 percent of global esports industry’s revenue. If the esports industry continues on the same growth trajectory, the global industry is expected to generate $1.4 billion in 2020. Unikrn’s blockchain-powered platform is tapping into this growth industry, offering services such as “skill and spectator betting applications, a tournament […]

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Tezos Founders Enter Legal Battle for Control of $400m in Raised ICO Funds

Founded by husband and wife, Kathleen and Arthur Breitman, Tezos is a decentralized platform that hosts smart contracts that seeks to compete with ethereum. Tezos’ initial coin offering (ICO) did not have a cap on investment and raised approximately $232 million – at the time comprising the largest ICO crowdsale to date. The 65,703 bitcoins (BTC) and 361,122 ETH raised by the company is now worth more than $400 million USD. Also Read: Russian Regulators Consider Establishing a ‘Crypto-Detective Agency’ The Breitmans Are Reported to Be Attempting to […]

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A Look at Five Different Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallets and Prices

As bitcoin and alternative digital currencies grow more valuable, the demand for  hardware wallets has grown significantly. Currently, there are a lot more options than when the first bitcoin hardware wallets came out and a lot more features. Here’s a look at some of the most popular cryptocurrency physical storage devices out on the market today. Also read: CEX.io and Unocoin Announce Fork Arrangements Hardware Wallet Advantages A cryptocurrency hardware wallet is a physical device that stores private keys in a protected area within the device. People appreciate […]

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What Lightning Will Look Like: Lightning Labs Has Announced Its User Interface Wallet

Development of the lightning network, the lightning network, the highly-anticipated second-layer Bitcoin protocol for instant microtransactions, continues to inch forward. Lightning Labs, major contributor to the lightning network daemon, lnd, announced its cross-platform Lightning Desktop App last week. The open-source lightning wallet is essentially a user interface (UI) built on top of lnd and powered by Lightning Labs’ new open-source Bitcoin light client, Neutrino. “This is the first functioning user interface for both sending and receiving lightning transactions with a light client mode,” Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark […]

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Gold Versus Bitcoin, Goldman Sachs Prefers Metal to Crypto

Bitcoin’s creator patterned his digital commodity money after history’s most famous analog store of value for currencies, gold. Debate rages as to whether bitcoin will overtake gold’s place.  Also read: Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Latest Exec to Flirt with Bitcoin Gold Remains Goldman Sachs’ Refuge Recent volatility analysis of bitcoin’s “exchange rate means that merchants accepting Bitcoin (who do not, implicitly, want to become Bitcoin speculators themselves) should demand large volatility premia to hedge” against their assumed risk in accepting the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, Goldman Sachs’ […]

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CEX.io and Unocoin Announce Fork Arrangements

This week two more exchanges revealed their plans for the upcoming Segwit2x fork this November. The London-based exchange CEX.io explains that whether the company supports the split or not customers will receive split tokens if the fork takes place. Further, the Indian exchange Unocoin has revealed it will be supporting the chain with the most “mining/community” support. Also read: Bitfinex Launches Segwit2x ‘Chain Split Tokens The Trading Platform CEX.io Closely Observes the Ongoing Transformations and Considers the Measures Taken Under Emerging Conditions The exchange CEX.io revealed its position towards […]

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