Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies

By | July 20, 2018

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies On Friday, Samsung stores in the Baltic States have announced they will be accepting seven different cryptocurrencies for merchandise. Through a partnership with the payment processing firm Coppay, customers shopping at the Samsung stores in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaunas will be able to pay with BTC, ETH, DASH,… Read More »

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Ukrainian Financial Stability Council Supports Regulatory Concept for Cryptocurrencies

By | July 20, 2018

Ukrainian Financial Stability Council Supports Regulatory Concept for Cryptocurrencies The Financial Stability Council of Ukraine has supported a concept for crypto regulations, Timur Khromaev, head of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (SSMCS) reported in a Facebook post July 20. According to Khromaev, the concept involves recognizing cryptocurrencies and tokens as financial instruments, establishes the roles and… Read More »

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XRP Technical Analysis: Spike in XRP FUDs Signals a Bottoming Market

By | July 20, 2018

XRP Technical Analysis: Spike in XRP FUDs Signals a Bottoming Market On a weekly basis, XRP lags and is up one percent in the same time frame. This comes at the backdrop of FUDs and talk of SEC anticipated clarification of XRP. Despite all, XRP is still trading above key support lines. It is likely that weekend’s price action… Read More »

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BBVA Signs $117 Mln Blockchain-Powered Corporate Loan

By | July 20, 2018

BBVA Signs $117 Mln Blockchain-Powered Corporate Loan Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has signed a new blockchain-based loan with civil engineering firm ACS Group, according to the BBVA’s official statement July 19. BBVA, a multinational Spanish banking group, signed an agreement with ACS to provide a long-term bilateral corporate loan of €100 million ($117 million). The new blockchain-powered… Read More »

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Ethereum Payment Channel Raiden Launches New Testnet

By | July 20, 2018

Ethereum Payment Channel Raiden Launches New Testnet Yesterday, blockchain scaling solution Raiden announced the launch of a new testnet, the final stage prior to the planned summer release of its mainnet. Nearly two years after the release of its first proof of concept, the Ethereum payment channel Raiden has launched a second testnet. According to the project’s announcement,… Read More »

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Blockshow Announces Blockshow Americas 2018 Conference in Las Vegas August 20-21

By | July 20, 2018

Blockshow Announces Blockshow Americas 2018 Conference in Las Vegas August 20-21 Blockshow, a major international blockchain event powered by Cointelegraph, announced the new conference Blockshow Americas 2018, which will be held in Las Vegas August 20-21, 2018. The event comes on the heels of the successful Blockshow Europe 2018 in Germany in May 2018.  According to the Blockshow team,… Read More »

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Malta Regulator Tells Blockchain Companies to Wait Before Applying for Approvals and Authorization

By | July 20, 2018

Malta Regulator Tells Blockchain Companies to Wait Before Applying for Approvals and Authorization The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) said in a statement that blockchain companies have to wait until a recently passed framework comes into force before applying for approvals and authorizations, news outlet Times of Malta reported July 20. In a statement issued today, the MFSA… Read More »

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Google's Open Source Data Transfer Project Promises Portability

By | July 20, 2018

Google's Open Source Data Transfer Project Promises Portability It’s an impressive step forward but seems to ignore the major concerns of the last few years: privacy and security. One proposed advantage of blockchain technology is the opportunity for consumers to privately control their own data. That’s an immensely powerful idea, especially in the age of information. What if… Read More »

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EOS called the best cryptocurrency project again in China

By | July 20, 2018

EOS called the best cryptocurrency project again in China The Chinese authorities again put EOS on the first place in the rating of the best blockchain and cryptocurrency projects. Bitcoin still can not enter the top 10 of the rating. The China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) published its third rating of the cryptocurrency projects. EOS was… Read More »

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CME Report: Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Second Quarter

By | July 20, 2018

CME Report: Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Second Quarter Bitcoin (BTC) futures average daily volume (ADV) at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) increased by 93 percent in the second quarter over the first quarter of 2018, the company revealed in a tweet July 20. CME also stated that the rate of open interest (OI) or… Read More »

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