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Bitcoin Gold Fork Coming: How To Double Your Bitcoins

It has been only 9 weeks since the Bitcoin Cash hard fork, and we are again discussing another Bitcoin hard fork. For those of you who don’t know about the previous Bitcoin hard forks and its challenges, read my earlier guides here: Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – A New feather in Bitcoin’s fork cap What is a BIP …

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What is Ethereum Metropolis: The Ultimate Guide

Metropolis is upon us! Or at least it’s the first iteration. After a lot of deliberations and updates, the time has finally arrived for the next big jump. There is a lot of buzz going on right now and for good reason. The last time Ethereum did a network shift i.e.

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The crypto nightmare to come – Hacker Noon

I can’t stop thinking about it because, no matter how bullish how i am about the future, i have a consistent bad feeling lately, maybe because i have memories of the old internet times. I had to write down my thoughts and share them with you.

A First Look at Paradex – Paradex – Medium

Before we get to the good stuff, we’d like to start by saying we’re flattered and humbled by the excitement & interest that followed our first announcement. While our team is heads-down fine-tuning and adding finishing touches to Paradex (fueled by your encouragement and copious amounts of coffee), we wanted to share a first-look at our upcoming exchange platform and some of its features.

Competitor analysis — Skrilla v Unikrn – SkrillaTeam – Medium

We have received a number of questions about how we compare and contrast to Unikrn, an esports bookmaker who represent Skrilla’s closest competition. So we thought it best to write a blog post on the topic.

Bitcoin: Bernanke Says It Will Fail

“Bitcoin is an attempt to replace fiat currency and evade regulation and government intervention,” Ben Bernanke said in Toronto.

Xapo’s Swiss mountain bitcoin vault in photos — Quartz

Attinghausen, Switzerland I’m being driven along the eastern shore of Lake Lucerne when my guide points out our destination. “The bunker is in one of those mountains,” says Maxim Kon, gesturing at a fog shrouded peak on the opposite shore as he pilots his BMW convertible.

A Letter to Jamie Dimon – Chain

Dear Jamie, My name is Adam Ludwin and I run a company called Chain. I have been working in and around the cryptocurrency market for several years. Last week you said a few things about Bitcoin: It’s easy to believe cryptocurrencies have no inherent value. Or that governments will crush them.

Russia may soon issue its own official blockchain-based currency, the CryptoRuble

Russia will issue its own official cryptocurrency, the CryptoRuble, capping months of speculation about the country’s approach to the technology. The news, first reported by CoinTelegraph, cites local news reports, which in turn cite Nikolay Nikiforov, the Russian government’s minister of communications

Token Summit II San Francisco Tickets, Mon, 4 Dec 2017 at 5:30 PM | Eventbrite

Token Summit II San Francisco is the 2nd event in the Token Summit series, the first conference that explored in-depth the Token-Based Economy. In San Francisco, we will continue to discuss the economics, regulation and practices around blockchain-based tokens, protocols, and crypto-assets. Specifically, we will focus on Designing Token-Based Economies, a key theme for this conference.

Dimon Unexpectedly Reverses On Bitcoin: “I’m Not Going To Talk About Bitcoin Anymore” | Zero Hedge

It’s probably not a coincidence that on the day bitcoin hit new all time highs above $5,200, and just over a week after the WSJ reported that Goldman is planning a bitcoin trading operation, JPMorgan seems to be changing it tune

Tokenization of Real Estate: from New Investment Options to the Futuristic Cities of Tomorrow

With the emergence of blockchain, lots of industries are looking into the options it can bring about. Starting as an infrastructure solution for a virtual currency, Bitcoin, the technology then evolved into something bigger. Nearly ten years after Bitcoin was first announced, blockchain-powered solutions have expanded far beyond the financial industry.

Meet the New Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Localbitcoincash.org

On October 14 a new bitcoin cash exchange was launched called, Localbitcoincash.org, a platform that enables people to trade the decentralized currency in a peer-to-peer fashion. Also read: Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies This week the beta version of Localbitcoincash.org (LBC) was released after bitcoin cash (BCH) fans were teased with screenshots of the platform two weeks ago.

Bernanke: “Eventually Governments Will Take Any Action They Need to Prevent Bitcoin” – Bitcoin News

Former Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent comments about bitcoin and its network add to his growing list of hardening stances toward the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. No stranger to bitcoin, Mr. Bernanke has made several statements, at least one official, since its inception.

JPY, USD, and KRW Accounts for Over 90% of Bitcoin Traded on Exchanges

CNY to bitcoin trading now accounts for approximately 1% of all bitcoin trade occurring on exchanges, according to cryptocompare data. The Chinese cryptocurrency crackdown has drastically altered the global complexion of the bitcoin markets. 60% of bitcoin trading currently occurs on Japanese markets, with the U.S.

IMF likely to issue IMF coin – A Globally Accepted Cryptocurrency

The world may soon have an internationally accepted cryptocurrency issued by International Monetary Fund (IMF). The institute is planning to develop its own digital currency IMF Coin, a crypotcurrency similar to the bitcoin. IMF wishes to exercise its special drawing rights (SDR) to replace existing reserve currencies with internationally accepted cryptocurrency.

Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms – CoinDesk

Blockchain startup SmartContract is officially unveiling a new a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with assistance from five major financial institutions today at Swift’s Sibos conference. Designed to show how smart contracts could simplify the buying, selling and payment of dividends from bonds, the project makes notable use of interest rate data from Barclays, BNP Paribas, Fidelity, Societe Generale and Santander.

CodeTract – Hardfork countdown

Countdown to the hardfork party at the hardfork cafe and join us in the celebration.

IBM News room – 2017-10-16 IBM Announces Major Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments – New Zealand

IBM Press Room – IBM working with KlickEx on major blockchain solution

Why IMF Wants to Enter Crypto Market With its Own Coin

Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, has had many positive things to say about the potential of digital currencies and their disruptive model, but she has now added that the IMF would not rule out creating its own version of it.

Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It

The company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have been mining cryptocurrencies and “they have no idea it is happening.” Each website running the script earns an estimated $43,000 within the three-week period studied.

MME’s framework for legal & risk assessment of Blockchain Crypto Property (i.e. cryptoassets)

🔨 But why? Aiming at improving trust and adoption of blockchain technology, MME, a renowned Swiss law firm in crypto-land for their work with Ethereum, among other projects, drafted a model to assist regulators and investors in analysing cryptoassets, including tokens, here defined as Blockchain Crypto Property.

Bitcoin ETF Could Actually Be on Horizon Says Prominent Investing Firm

A Bitcoin ETF, however, would grant exposure to Bitcoin’s prices and also be highly liquid. ETFs would also help unsophisticated investors to invest in Bitcoins indirectly. These investors would be willing to pay the fund management fee to avoid the hassle of buying Bitcoins from an exchange and taking precautions to store them securely.

Bitcoin, Altcoin Exchange Bittrex Eyed With Suspicion Due to Thousands of Mysterious Account Closings

Cointelegraph recently began receiving complaints about the Bittrex exchange disabling users’ accounts for no apparent reason. One consistent theme in every complaint we’ve received is that users have attempted to open tickets and have even sought help on the exchange’s Slack, only to be ignored and banned, respectively.

Bitcoin, Blockchain And Ethereum: How To Demystify Cryptocurrencies | CNBC

Xapo’s Swiss mountain bitcoin vault in photos — Quartz

Attinghausen, Switzerland I’m being driven along the eastern shore of Lake Lucerne when my guide points out our destination. “The bunker is in one of those mountains,” says Maxim Kon, gesturing at a fog shrouded peak on the opposite shore as he pilots his BMW convertible.

A Letter to Jamie Dimon – Chain

Dear Jamie, My name is Adam Ludwin and I run a company called Chain. I have been working in and around the cryptocurrency market for several years. Last week you said a few things about Bitcoin: It’s easy to believe cryptocurrencies have no inherent value. Or that governments will crush them.

Russia may soon issue its own official blockchain-based currency, the CryptoRuble

Russia will issue its own official cryptocurrency, the CryptoRuble, capping months of speculation about the country’s approach to the technology. The news, first reported by CoinTelegraph, cites local news reports, which in turn cite Nikolay Nikiforov, the Russian government’s minister of communications

Token Summit II San Francisco Tickets, Mon, 4 Dec 2017 at 5:30 PM | Eventbrite

Token Summit II San Francisco is the 2nd event in the Token Summit series, the first conference that explored in-depth the Token-Based Economy. In San Francisco, we will continue to discuss the economics, regulation and practices around blockchain-based tokens, protocols, and crypto-assets. Specifically, we will focus on Designing Token-Based Economies, a key theme for this conference.

Dimon Unexpectedly Reverses On Bitcoin: “I’m Not Going To Talk About Bitcoin Anymore” | Zero Hedge

It’s probably not a coincidence that on the day bitcoin hit new all time highs above $5,200, and just over a week after the WSJ reported that Goldman is planning a bitcoin trading operation, JPMorgan seems to be changing it tune

Tokenization of Real Estate: from New Investment Options to the Futuristic Cities of Tomorrow

With the emergence of blockchain, lots of industries are looking into the options it can bring about. Starting as an infrastructure solution for a virtual currency, Bitcoin, the technology then evolved into something bigger. Nearly ten years after Bitcoin was first announced, blockchain-powered solutions have expanded far beyond the financial industry.

Meet the New Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Localbitcoincash.org

On October 14 a new bitcoin cash exchange was launched called, Localbitcoincash.org, a platform that enables people to trade the decentralized currency in a peer-to-peer fashion. Also read: Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies This week the beta version of Localbitcoincash.org (LBC) was released after bitcoin cash (BCH) fans were teased with screenshots of the platform two weeks ago.

Bernanke: “Eventually Governments Will Take Any Action They Need to Prevent Bitcoin” – Bitcoin News

Former Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent comments about bitcoin and its network add to his growing list of hardening stances toward the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. No stranger to bitcoin, Mr. Bernanke has made several statements, at least one official, since its inception.

JPY, USD, and KRW Accounts for Over 90% of Bitcoin Traded on Exchanges

CNY to bitcoin trading now accounts for approximately 1% of all bitcoin trade occurring on exchanges, according to cryptocompare data. The Chinese cryptocurrency crackdown has drastically altered the global complexion of the bitcoin markets. 60% of bitcoin trading currently occurs on Japanese markets, with the U.S.

IMF likely to issue IMF coin – A Globally Accepted Cryptocurrency

The world may soon have an internationally accepted cryptocurrency issued by International Monetary Fund (IMF). The institute is planning to develop its own digital currency IMF Coin, a crypotcurrency similar to the bitcoin. IMF wishes to exercise its special drawing rights (SDR) to replace existing reserve currencies with internationally accepted cryptocurrency.

Swift Startup Winner Demos Smart Contract Trade with 5 Financial Firms – CoinDesk

Blockchain startup SmartContract is officially unveiling a new a proof-of-concept (PoC) built with assistance from five major financial institutions today at Swift’s Sibos conference. Designed to show how smart contracts could simplify the buying, selling and payment of dividends from bonds, the project makes notable use of interest rate data from Barclays, BNP Paribas, Fidelity, Societe Generale and Santander.

CodeTract – Hardfork countdown

Countdown to the hardfork party at the hardfork cafe and join us in the celebration.

IBM News room – 2017-10-16 IBM Announces Major Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments – New Zealand

IBM Press Room – IBM working with KlickEx on major blockchain solution

Why IMF Wants to Enter Crypto Market With its Own Coin

Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, has had many positive things to say about the potential of digital currencies and their disruptive model, but she has now added that the IMF would not rule out creating its own version of it.

Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It

The company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have been mining cryptocurrencies and “they have no idea it is happening.” Each website running the script earns an estimated $43,000 within the three-week period studied.

MME’s framework for legal & risk assessment of Blockchain Crypto Property (i.e. cryptoassets)

🔨 But why? Aiming at improving trust and adoption of blockchain technology, MME, a renowned Swiss law firm in crypto-land for their work with Ethereum, among other projects, drafted a model to assist regulators and investors in analysing cryptoassets, including tokens, here defined as Blockchain Crypto Property.

Bitcoin ETF Could Actually Be on Horizon Says Prominent Investing Firm

A Bitcoin ETF, however, would grant exposure to Bitcoin’s prices and also be highly liquid. ETFs would also help unsophisticated investors to invest in Bitcoins indirectly. These investors would be willing to pay the fund management fee to avoid the hassle of buying Bitcoins from an exchange and taking precautions to store them securely.

Bitcoin, Altcoin Exchange Bittrex Eyed With Suspicion Due to Thousands of Mysterious Account Closings

Cointelegraph recently began receiving complaints about the Bittrex exchange disabling users’ accounts for no apparent reason. One consistent theme in every complaint we’ve received is that users have attempted to open tickets and have even sought help on the exchange’s Slack, only to be ignored and banned, respectively.

Bitcoin, Blockchain And Ethereum: How To Demystify Cryptocurrencies | CNBC

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