April 14, 2017

Australia’s Central Bank is Conducting Internal Blockchain Research

Australia’s central bank is involved with several initiatives focused on blockchain technology, public records show. In a published report on its work with financial markets infrastructure, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) disclosed that it had set up an in-house working group “to consider the […]
April 11, 2017

Dash Price Technical Analysis – DASH/USD Remains In Downtrend

Dash price (DigitalCash) is in a declining streak against the US Dollar, but the $60 support now holds key for DASH/USD moving ahead.   Key Highlights Dash price started a downside move after trading as high as $78 against the US Dollar. There is a […]
April 11, 2017

Faith in Bitcoin Remains Despite Block Size Debacle

Among the hullabaloo and escalating fear about a potential hard fork, the price of bitcoin swelled to $1212 on April 10, according to’s price index. People still have faith in digital gold.  Also read: Mexico’s New Bill Could Be a Game Changer for Bitcoin Nonetheless, this […]
April 10, 2017

As Bitcoin Fees Rise, OpenBazaar Looks at Altcoin Payments

OpenBazaar, an open-source market that allows buyers and sellers of goods to directly create shops and sell goods without fees, restrictions or accounts, is looking to layer multiple cryptocurrencies into its wallet in the interest of offering lower transaction fees. The online market already allows […]
April 7, 2017

Cryptocurrencies add 50% to market cap in 2017

The total market capitalisation of cryptocurrencies has increased by more than a half for the year to date. The growth is mostly due to altcoins’ rather than bitcoin’s performance. According to CoinMarketCap, since the beginning of 2017, the overall market cap of 699 cryptocurrencies has […]
April 6, 2017

Decentralizing Central Banks: How R3 Envisions the Future of Fiat

The future of central banks could be either on an open, permissionless blockchain or a closed, permissioned distributed ledger, according to a paper released today by bank consortium R3. That is, assuming anything changes at all. Already, the global institutions that actually issue national currencies […]
April 6, 2017

TMX Group Sees Trading Volumes Tick Lower in March 2017

The latest figures also constitute a loss of -2.9 percent year-on-year in terms of volumes from March 2016. TMX Group Limited, operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange and another four marketplaces – TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Alpha, Montreal Exchange (MX) and NGX – has […]
April 4, 2017

Internet of Things Blockchain Startup Raises $2 Million

The project will allow anyone to rent any smart object, disrupting the Sharing Economy landscape., most known for its involvement with the DAO, has announced that it has secured $2 million in seed funding. The German startup will use the new capital infusion for […]
March 31, 2017

Major Banks, Startups Advance Blockchain Syndicated Loan Pilot

A group of banks and financial firms led by Credit Suisse recently completed the second phase of a blockchain proof-of-concept focused on syndicated loans. The system was developed Synaps, a joint venture backed by blockchain startup Symbiont and Ipreo, a fintech firm co-owned by Goldman Sachs and private […]
March 30, 2017

Bitcoin in Numbers — a Visual Look at Bitcoin Growth and Demand So Far in 2017

The bitcoin economy is growing fast, and the environment is continuously evolving right before our eyes. 2017 is showing that more people are interested in bitcoin as demand for the decentralized cryptocurrency increases globally. Also read: QE and Capital Controls Create Worldwide Demand for Bitcoin A […]
March 30, 2017

Busted Indian Students Used Bitcoin for Smuggling $100,000 of LSD from the US

Indian police in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) have seized LSD worth over $100,000 in a shipment to India from the United States with payments made in bitcoin. Mumbai Police’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) made the bust on Wednesday, arresting five involved in the drug […]
March 29, 2017

Hundsun and Ullink Announce Strategic Capital Markets Partnership for China

Hundsun connects to NYFIX Marketplace via Ullink network. Hong Kong – Hundsun Technologies, a supplier of financial software and network services based in China, has entered into an exclusive agreement with Ullink to connect its user community to the NYFIX Marketplace, Ullink’s international trading network. […]