France’s New ‘Napoleon Bitcoin Fund’ Is Tied to CME’s Cash-Settled Futures (sg) 12/10/2019 - 12:49pm
Related: French Central Banker Advocates for Blockchain-Based Settlements in Europe Stéphane Ifrah, President of Napoleon AM, said in a press statement that the fund “is the culmination of discussions ..., Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cash, France, Futures, sg
Ripple’s Revamped Xpring Platform Looks to Boost XRP Development (sg) 12/10/2019 - 11:44am
Related: JPMorgan Blockchain Payments Network Eyes January Japan Launch “That will be the central hub for developers to manage everything they need when it comes to integrating payments into their ..., Blockchain, Japan, Network, Platform, Ripple, sg, XRP
FinCEN Sees Jump in Crypto-Related Suspicious Activity Reports (sg) 12/10/2019 - 10:48am
Domestically, crypto companies are reporting more darknet-linked customer transactions, more scams, and more activities targeting the elderly, whose “limited knowledge” of cryptocurrency places them ..., Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Darknet, sg
Blockchain Faces Big Challenges But the Opportunity Is Enormous (sg) 12/10/2019 - 9:13am
Other pundits echoed the view that pilots have fizzled out, few implementations have gone into production, and blockchain is likely to be a marginal technology. Related: Cryptocurrency Is Most Useful ..., Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, sg
Russia’s Power Grid Company Tests Blockchain for Power Meter Data (sg) 12/10/2019 - 8:40am
Russia’s national power grid company Rosseti is testing a system for electricity bill payments based on a distributed ledger by Waves. Waves Enterprise, the enterprise blockchain arm of the Russian ..., Blockchain, Distributed, Distributed Ledger, Ledger, Ledger, Russia, Russia, sg, Waves
US Arrests 3 in Alleged Crypto Mining Pool Fraud Scheme (sg) 12/10/2019 - 8:10am
Related: Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam The alleged scammers created false figures meant to demonstrate BitClub’s earnings from its bitcoin mining pool to its ..., Bitcoin, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Danger, Fraud, Mining, Mining Pool, Scam, sg
State-Owned Chinese Bank to Finance Small Businesses With Blockchain Tech (sg) 12/10/2019 - 12:04am
China Construction Bank, one of the nation’s “Big Four” state-owned commercial banks, launched a blockchain-based platform to support the financing of small businesses on Friday. The bank aims to help ..., Blockchain, China, Platform, sg
Bitcoin Halving Could Leave Price at $20K-$50K, Hedge Fund Manager Says (sg) 12/09/2019 - 8:43pm
Bitcoin’s scheduled mining-reward halving in May 2020 could leave prices for the cryptocurrency in a range between $20,000 and $50,000, according to a new estimate. The projection by Charles Hwang, ..., Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Halving, Mining, sg
Bitmain Shifts Miner Sales Tactics, Betting Big on Bitcoin Halving Pump (sg) 12/09/2019 - 2:02pm
Bitcoin mining colossus Bitmain has rejiggered its sales strategy to reverse a decline in market share following the return of co-founder Jihan Wu to the company’s helm. At a customer event hosted by ..., Bitcoin, Bitmain, Bitmain, Halving, Market, Mining, sg
Nayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node (sg) 12/09/2019 - 11:42am
Japan-based startup Nayuta has released what it says is the first lightning network wallet with a built-in bitcoin “full node.” Lightning is the scaling technology trumpeted as the future of bitcoin ..., Bitcoin, Full Node, Japan, Lightning Network, Lightning Network, Network, Node, sg, Startup, Wallet
Telegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO (sg) 12/09/2019 - 9:40am
Telegram told investors it was using Wall Street megabanks BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse to move and store fiat currency raised in last year’s blockchain token sale, court filings show. On Monday, the ..., Blockchain, Fiat, ICO, sg, Token
New Mac Malware Hides in Memory and Masquerades as a Crypto App (sg) 12/09/2019 - 8:23am
Related: Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison The attackers created a legitimate-sounding crypto trading website called JMTTrading that offered a “smart cryptocurrency arbitrage ...
Arbitrage, ARBITRAGE,, Crypto, Cryptocurrency, sg
LedgerX Places Founders on Administrative Leave After Tussle With CFTC (sg) 12/09/2019 - 8:14am
Paul and I wish the new management team well.” Related: DTCC Pushes Back Blockchain Project to Avoid Brexit Complications LedgerX offers bitcoin derivatives products to institutional and retail ..., Bitcoin, Blockchain, LedgerX, sg
Deloitte snaps up blockchain specialist in Southeast Asia - Channel Asia Singapore (sg) 12/09/2019 - 5:08am
Deloitte snaps up blockchain specialist in Southeast Asia Channel Asia Singapore
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MARKETS DAILY: 2020 Could See First Central Bank Digital Currencies (sg) 12/09/2019 - 4:45am
With today’s markets mostly down, we’re talking bitcoin’s first golden cross in more than three years, “Central Bank Digital Currencies” and a behind-the-scenes look at internal Telegram ...
Banking Cartel,, Bitcoin, sg
Nvidia Battles Shareholders in Lawsuit Over Crypto Miner Claims (sg) 12/09/2019 - 4:30am
Related: Canadian Government-Assisted Bitcoin Miner Files for Bankruptcy Owing Millions During the hearing, District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. queried Nvidia over the fact that a Morgan Stanley ..., Bitcoin, Crypto, Mining, sg
Crypto Exchange OKEx Launching Options Trading Later This Month (sg) 12/08/2019 - 11:22pm
Related: Bitcoin Charts First Weekly Golden Cross in 3.5 Years “The options mark price is determined by OKEx in real time using the Black-scholes pricing model. Since a single transaction or quote ..., Bitcoin, Bitcoin charts, Crypto, Exchange, OKEx, OKEx, OKEx, sg
Bitcoin Charts First Weekly Golden Cross in 3.5 Years (sg) 12/08/2019 - 10:53pm
A UTC close above $7,870 is needed to confirm a short-term bullish reversal, according to the daily chart. The cryptocurrency risks falling to key support at $7,087, having faced rejection at bearish ..., Bitcoin, Bitcoin charts, Close, Cryptocurrency, sg, Short
Stellar’s Version of Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Has Been Burning Quietly Since June (sg) 12/08/2019 - 8:45pm
“I think that will be very interesting because that’s when you have to send it at some point to people who are less familiar with blockchain or cryptocurrency,” Arkink said. Story continues “Probably ..., Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, sg, Stellar, Stellar
DISCUSSION: How Can Public Blockchains Have Privacy? (sg) 12/08/2019 - 12:58am
is sponsored by & Let’s Talk Bitcoin! is a long-running independent podcast on the ideas, people and projects powering the cryptocurrency narrative. On this show, we basically talk ..., Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Long, Narrative, Podcast, sg
Bank of China Issues $2.8B in Bonds for Small Businesses Using Blockchain Tech (sg) 12/06/2019 - 5:48am
Bank of China, one of the four major commercial banks in China, has issued 20 billion yuan ($2.8 billion) in blockchain-based bonds for small and micro-sized enterprises with their own blockchain ..., Blockchain, China, sg, Yuan
MARKETS DAILY: Planning a Run on ‘Bitcoin Banks’? (sg) 12/06/2019 - 5:00am
With markets mixed but mostly down, we’re looking at Deutche Bank’s 2030 crypto call, the movement encouraging an annual run on “Bitcoin Banks”, and Enjin’s Microsoft-fueled rally… Tune in as CoinDesk ..., Bitcoin, CoinDesk, Crypto, sg
Asset Manager Secures SEC Approval to Create Novel Bitcoin Futures Fund (sg) 12/06/2019 - 1:51am
The New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) has secured approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to offer institutional investors shares of a new fund focused on bitcoin ..., Bitcoin, Exchange, Futures, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), sg, United States
Key Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bearish, But It May Not Be Bad News (sg) 12/06/2019 - 1:10am
Bitcoin’s monthly MACD histogram, a lagging indicator, has turned bearish for the first time since May. A break below the recent low of $6,511 is needed to validate the MACD’s bearish turn. That level ..., Bitcoin, sg
Microsoft Collaboration News Fuels 50% Rally for Enjin’s Cryptocurrency (sg) 12/06/2019 - 12:20am
Microsoft’s collaboration with blockchain gaming startup Enjin has prompted a roughly 50 percent surge in the project’s native token over a two-day period. Enjin coin (ENJ) started to rise sharply ..., Blockchain, Coin, Cryptocurrency, Enjin Coin, sg, Startup, Token
Multicoin Capital Hires Principal in Asia as Crypto VCs Look East (sg) 12/05/2019 - 11:49am
Related: Huobi Says It’s Joining a Chinese Government-Led Blockchain Alliance “I think we’ll see a wave of really interesting China-native projects and dapps come to market next year,” Jiang said. “We ..., Blockchain, Blockchain Alliance, China, Crypto, Huobi, Huobi, Market, sg
Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer (sg) 12/05/2019 - 3:50am
Cole leaves Stack Overflow, a resource site for programmers, where he’s been vice president of product since 2012. Becoming familiar with bitcoin that same year, Cole was tapped for the Wyoming ..., Bitcoin, Crypto, sg, United States
Microsoft Teams up With Enjin to Offer Crypto Collectible Rewards (sg) 12/05/2019 - 12:18am
Related: Wallet Provider Blockchain Ventures Takes Stake in Gaming Platform Enjin “Microsoft and Enjin have collaborated in a local pilot to create a blockchain based recognition programme. The Azure ..., Blockchain, Crypto, Platform, sg, Wallet
Ex-Morgan Stanley Executives Launch Crypto Derivatives Platform in Singapore (sg) 12/04/2019 - 11:54pm
While crypto trading is fiercely competitive, Tao believes Phemex has a comparative advantage as a small platform. Related: Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Launch in Singapore in Just Two Weeks “Big trading ...
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Bitcoin’s Rejection at Key Price Hurdle Puts Short-Term Bull Trend at Risk (sg) 12/04/2019 - 11:31pm
A sharp reversal from resistance at $7,800 on Wednesday has neutralized bitcoin’s short-term bullish setup. The cryptocurrency has created an inverted hammer on the daily chart, a warning of an ..., Bitcoin, Bull, Cryptocurrency, sg, Short
Canadian Government-Assisted Bitcoin Miner Files for Bankruptcy Owing Millions (sg) 12/04/2019 - 10:35pm
Great North Data, a firm that ran bitcoin mining and AI processing data centers in Canada, has filed for bankruptcy. According to bankruptcy filings late in November, the firm has just 4.6 million ..., Bitcoin, Canada, Mining, sg
ChromaWay Doubles Down on Gaming With Antler Interactive Acquistion (sg) 12/04/2019 - 9:46pm
Blockchain startup ChromaWay acquired Antler Interactive, a European immersive game studio in a bid to build out its existing game catalog. ChromaWay, the Stockholm-based blockchain services provider, ..., Blockchain, sg, Startup
Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Founder as Managing Director of Europe (sg) 12/03/2019 - 5:42pm
Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange co-founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is tapping a digital bank founder to manage its European operations, the company announced Wednesday. Julian Sawyer, ..., Cryptocurrency, Exchange, Gemini, Gemini, Important People, sg
State Street Slashes DLT Developer Team as Bank Rethinks Blockchain Strategy (sg) 12/03/2019 - 10:18am
State Street, the global custodian bank, has taken a new direction with its blockchain strategy and cut scores of developer jobs in the process, people familiar with the situation said. The focus is ..., Blockchain, sg
Freedom Fighter or Fool? Jury’s Out on Arrested Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith (sg) 12/03/2019 - 7:53am
Griffith attended the Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference in April and is accused by U.S. authorities of giving the North Korean regime information on how to use cryptocurrency to evade ..., Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, How To, sg
China’s Internet Firewall Has Blocked Access to Ethereum Block Explorer (sg) 12/03/2019 - 3:47am
China’s Great Firewall, used by the government to regulate access to foreign internet sites, has blocked one of the most popular sources of ethereum blockchain data. As of Tuesday,, one ..., Block, Block Explorer, Blockchain, China, Ethereum, sg
Bitcoin to See Return of Bull Cross That Marked Onset of 2016-17 Price Rally (sg) 12/02/2019 - 10:56pm
A bitcoin price indicator that marked the beginning of the 2016-17 bull market is about to make another appearance. The cryptocurrency’s 50-week MA is on track to cross above the 100-week MA next week ..., Bitcoin, Bull, Cryptocurrency, Market, sg
Institutions Are Showing Interest in ETP Tied to Binance Coin, Amun Says (sg) 12/02/2019 - 10:16pm
Obviously, taking a meeting isn’t the same as making a purchase. But institutional interest may signal that such big-money investors are starting to broaden their crypto horizons beyond bitcoin. The ...
Binance, Binance, Binance Coin,, Bitcoin, Coin, Crypto, sg
The SEC Has a New Chief Crypto Cop (sg) 12/02/2019 - 9:23pm
Related: Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Calls for Blockchain-Based KYC Proposals “Kristy’s innovative thinking and extensive experience within the Commission have made her an invaluable advisor and, most ...
Banking Cartel,, Blockchain, Crypto, KYC, sg, Sri Lanka
Sanctions Weren’t Discussed at North Korea Crypto Conference, Attendee Says (sg) 12/02/2019 - 8:52pm
An Italian citizen who attended the North Korean cryptocurrency conference in April says the U.S. government’s charges against his friend and ethereum developer Virgil Griffith are overblown. Griffith ..., Crypto, Cryptocurrency, Ethereum, North Korea, sg
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