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Krypton Capital to Invest in IOTW Following Latest Partnership with AnApp

An early-stage venture capital firm, Krypton Capital, has decided to invest in IOTW, an IoT-centric blockchain venture by AnApp Technologies. Krypton Capital, a specialist...

Chinese Cozystay Turns to Blockchain Seeking to Boost Holiday Bookings

Chinese vacation property platform Cozystay told Cryptovest on Thursday, it is developing a blockchain platform to increase bookings and improve customer services. The platform...

BTC Fall, Higher Hashrate Force Genesis Mining to Cancel Unprofitable Contracts

Cloud mining services provider Genesis Mining has warned that it will terminate unprofitable cryptocurrency contracts unless clients switch to a five-year subscription plan. The...

We Know The Future, Because We're Building It

The Internet of People (IoP) is a digital cooperative that uses blockchain and revolutionary peer-to-peer technology to help anyone do business without fear of censorship or obstruction, and without...

Ripple Partners with Three Crypto Exchanges for xRapid Transactions

Blockchain startup Ripple has sealed a deal with three cryptocurrency exchanges to use its XRP-powered platform xRapid for cross-border transactions. According to a statement...

Bitcoin Recovers from Lowest Level Since June, Ethereum Rises Above $300

Investing.com - Bitcoin recovered from its lowest level since June, while Ethereum rose above the $300 mark once again on Friday. “The crypto market appears to be in its...

Ethereum Classic Soars Following Coinbase Addition

Ethereum Classic was also added to the Robinhood cryptocurrency exchange last week.

Use of Ripple as a Cross-Border Solution Confirmed by Kuwait Finance House (KFH)

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) has released a video on YouTube that’s generating a lot of buzz about its latest cross-border transaction powered by Ripple blockchain technology....

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 17/08/18

It’s a positive start to the day for the majors, with a hold on to key levels needed to set up a weekend rally in the coming days.

Ripple Eyeing Expansion into China, says Company Exec

According to an executive at Ripple, the distributed payments service provider has its eye on expanding operations into the Chinese market. Jeremy Light, Ripple’s vice...

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Soars in Anticipation of Coinbase Mobile App Listing

Ethereum Classic (ETC) is the second best performing digital currency in the last 24 hours second only to VeChain according to CoinMarketCap. The price pumps as the cryptocurrency...

Security Tokens Will Change Traditional Finance

The development of blockchain is one of the most important technological breakthroughs as it opens doors to plenty of possibilities to improve the way we do our finances and the...

Ripple’s X-Border Payments Product Secures Three Partners

Ripple’s cross-border payments product xRapid brought on Bittrex to act as the preferred digital asset exchange for its transactions that move through U.S. dollars. In a press...

Crypto Industry Protests Korea’s Plan to Exclude It from Startup Classification

The Korean cryptocurrency and blockchain groups have voiced concerns about a latest central government plan to exclude virtual coin companies from the classification list of...

Crypto hedge fund Pantera on track to raise $175 million despite bitcoin’s price slump

Despite bitcoin slumping by half this year, hedge fund Pantera Capital is well on its way to hitting a $175 million target for its third and largest fund yet.

Pantera Capital Opens Third Crypto Venture Fund, $71M Raised So Far

Pantera Capital, one of the largest institutional investors in the cryptocurrency space, is starting its third fund, according to a filing with the United States Securities and...

Vitalik Buterin Envisions Usage of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) at Convenience Store

The value of cryptocurrency may be seen in regular, small-scale everyday spending, believes Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum. In a private event in San Francisco last week,...

VeChain (VET) Quickly Gains Ground After Crash

VeChain (VET) is one of the stronger gainers following the recent market crash, adding another 35% to its price to break above the $0.01 barrier again. VET had its deep crash even...

Producers Preview Cryptocurrency Movie ‘Crypto’

The producers of Crypto, Hollywood’s first big-budget cryptocurrency movie, recently gave a preview of the film that stars Kurt Russell. One thing that Hollywood is known for...

Ripple Eyes Expansion in China, Executive Says

Ripple is looking at the Chinese market, as a potential target for further expansion. The company wants to spread its distributed ledger technology (DLT) to increase the speed of...

Ethereum Leads Gains in Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin Lags

Investing.com - Ethereum led gains in cryptocurrencies on Thursday, as Bitcoin lagged, struggling around the unchanged mark. Ethereum rose 2.8% in the last 24 hours to trade at...

Huobi Cloud White Label Exchange Takes Emerging Markets by Storm

The white label exchange market has allowed otherwise under-equipped companies in developing nations to come up with their own solutions to offer their customers in a more...

Thai SEC to Examine License Filings from Seven Crypto Businesses

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released the names of seven cryptocurrency companies that have filed for a license to operate in the sector. The list...

Coinhive Mines 1.18% of Monero (XMR) Coins Monthly

Coinhive, the Java-based web script that uses the hardware of website visitors to mine cryptocurrencies, contributes 1,271 or 1.18% of Monero (XMR) coins mined in a month,...

Blockchain’s Potential in Commodity Trading Overhyped, BCG Concludes

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has concluded that the use of blockchain technology in the commodity sector is overhyped, at least from a trading perspective. In the last two years,...

KIN Crypto Project to Test 40 Developers for App Ecosystem

The KIN cryptocurrency project will test 40 shortlisted apps to expand its ecosystem and find applications for its cryptocurrency as part of its KIN Developer Program. KIN, which...

Huobi Buys into Security Token Platform OpenFinance Network

Singapore-based digital currency exchange Huobi has made an investment in newly launched security token trading platform OpenFinance Network (OFN). The official announcement from...

CryptoWatch: Cryptocurrency prices hold their ground

After a torrid start to the week, digital currencies show signs of a revival, with most major coins holding on to yesterday’s gains in Thursday trading.

Coinbase Mulls Decentralized Identification Project аfter Distributed Systems Buy

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency players, has acquired blockchain startup Distributed Systems, which focuses on identity standards for decentralized applications...