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Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin...

Switzerland's Falcon Private Bank will begin supporting ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on August 22, 2017, expanding its blockchain asset management...

REAL Announces Ethereum-Based Crowdfunding Platform For Real Estate Investment

Singapore-based Real Estate Asset Ledger (REAL) is set to launch its real estate investment platform in November. Built on Ethereum, the platform aims to...

Bitcoin Surpassed $4,300 But 99.98% of World’s Capital is On The...

On August 14, the price of bitcoin surpassed the $4,300 mark, achieving yet another new all-time high. Amidst a strong week-long rally triggered by...

HBO is Reportedly Buying $250,000 in Bitcoin to Pay Off Game...

HBO is reportedly trying to purchase $250,000 worth of bitcoin to pay off hackers who breached the company's database and stole sensitive and personal...

Japanese VCs Commit US$9M Investment to NEM-Based Blockchain Platform

Three Japanese venture capital firms have pledged US$9 million in investment in COMSA, an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraising and cross-chaining platform built on the...

Cryptocurrency Wallet Jaxx Announces Support for Cofound.it-Approved Tokens

Blockchain projects listed on Cofound.it will see their tokens automatically approved for integration into Jaxx, a multi cryptocurrency and digital token wallet. A new...

Putin’s Advisor is Raising $100 Million to Rival China’s Bitcoin Mining...

Dmitry Marinichev, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s internet advisors, is planning to raise $100 million to finance a mining venture through an initial coin...

Segregated Witness (SegWit) Locks In On Bitcoin

Segregated Witness (SegWit), a software improvement to the Bitcoin network, has reached its lock-in threshold, now heading towards the two-week "grace period" before full...

Eleven Banks Develop DLT-Based Trade Finance App

Eleven banks, including Bangkok Bank, BBVA, BNP Paribas, HSBC, ING and Mizuho, have developed a prototype application to streamline the processing of sight letters...

A Complete Guide to Bitcoin Cash: Supporting Exchanges, Wallets, Trading Advice

On August 1, Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork proposal initially developed as Bitcoin ABC by Bitmain was officially activated. Shortly thereafter, ViaBTC, a major...

InvestFeed Unveils New Cryptocurrency-Based Social Investment Platform

investFeed, a social investment network for digital currency traders and enthusiasts, has released the first version of its new platform; a combination of "Facebook,...

Research Paper Makes the Case for a $5.8 Million Bitcoin Price

A new research paper from a pseudonymous author puts the valuation of a single bitcoin at $5.8 million. The paper makes the case that...

This Gambling Platform Offers a Bitcoin Savings Account with 8% Interest

While the main sales pitch of Bitcoin has always been that it allows users to route around governments and banks to create a new,...

Wanchain To Enable Interoperability Between Blockchains

Wanchain, a public blockchain project by Chinese firm Wanglu Tech, is building a distributed financial infrastructure on the Ethereum network that allows for the...

KEVM Wins IC3-Ethereum Crypto Boot Camp 2017 Competition

KEVM, a framework developed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) with support from IOHK, has won this year's IC3-Ethereum Crypto Boot Camp,...

Chronicled Completes Pilot For Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chain System

San Francisco-based startup Chronicled has completed a technical pilot aimed at demonstrating a new cryptographic method for transferring data and information related to trade...

Hours Away From Bitcoin Fork, Price Above $2,900 as Investors Remain...

The scheduled execution of the bitcoin hard fork proposal Bitcoin Cash which is set to begin on August 1, 12:20 UTC, is hours away...

DOJ’s Asset Forfeiture Decision Illustrates Bitcoin’s Usefulness

Asset forfeiture is a controversial policy that allows local and state police departments to seize money and property from those suspected of committing a...

Developers are Utilising Ethereum For Video Games

Immutability deriving from Bitcoin's proof of work consensus protocol and its mining ecosystem has proven to be beneficial for a variety of applications including...

Genesis Mining Hacked

Earlier this week, the Genesis Mining development team announced that an unauthorized intrusion by an undisclosed attacker was discovered and as a result, funds...

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