Coinbase Unveils Coinbase Wallet and a Secure Decentralized Future

  The internet has the power to change the way we think, work, and play.  It also has the power to change the way we trade and manage our resources – hence the rise of cryptocurrency and the crypto wallet. But power can be easily corrupted, and these days your digital identity is almost as important as your real-life one. Which is why the whole Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year sparked a flood of questions about how our digital identities are being abused.     There are some that…

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A Fresh Overview Of Cryptocurrency Wallets

  People who have already bought into cryptocurrency have had to learn how to use various types of exchanges and wallets. It’s one of the real learning curves associated with digital currency. Because this currency truly is digital and can’t actually be possessed in any physical form – or even, in fact, as a file – it is moved, traded, sold, and spent in ways that are in a sense entirely original. And again, if you happen to have cryptocurrency already or you have in the past, you probably understand…

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ICE Announces Ecosystem for Digital Assets, The Future is Bright says Investment Expert

  On Friday, 3 August 2018, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced that it plans to form a new company, called Bakkt, which will leverage Microsoft cloud solutions to create an open and regulated global ecosystem for digital assets.     The new company is working with organizations such as Starbucks, Microsoft, and BCG to create an integrated platform for consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store, and spend digital assets on a seamless global network.   Rohit Kulkarni, Manager Director of Private Investment Research at SharesPost is very encouraged by this…

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CoinDesk’s Q2 ‘State of Blockchain’ Report Shows Project Funding Holds Strong as Markets Remain Flat

  Bitcoin on-chain transactions have fallen 28 percent following the Lightning Nework’s beta launch in late Q1   New York, NY — CoinDesk, the world’s leading digital media company focused on crypto assets and blockchain, today released its Q2 2018 State of Blockchain Report, widely considered the leading authority on blockchain trends research and analysis since its inception in 2014. The quarterly report covers market interest in public blockchains with a snapshot of the ten largest cryptocurrencies compared to Bitcoin at the end of each quarter.   The Q2 2018…

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Price Predictions

Bitcoin price predictions – short-term or long-term, we all would love to know where the Bitcoin price and cryptocurrency prices, in general, are headed. Many Bitcoiners are bullish while some onlookers are less optimistic. NOTE: This article is updated continuously with new predictions and insight as to where the Bitcoin price is headed.   Top wall street adviser, Ric Edelman has just thrown his weight behind Bitcoin, the video below explains.       The latest Bitcoin price predicted to be “significantly higher” by year-end says Bitcoin Bull, Mike Novogratz.…

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Seminal Token Economy Conference, Token Summit III Sells Out Upon Its Return to NYC

Prominent line-up of speakers will discuss most effective ways to build sustainable blockchain businesses   New York, NY – May 11, 2018 – Following the success of Token Summit II in San Francisco last December, the bi-annual event will return for its third edition in New York City on May 16-17, 2018. Organized and hosted by blockchain author and investor, William Mougayar, and 1confirmation founder, Nick Tomaino, Token Summit III will be held at one of New York City’s most prominent event spaces, Basketball City at Pier 36.   The…

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges demand up to $3 million to list ICO tokens

Cryptocurrency exchanges are sitting in the “pound seats” so to say as they are now charging huge listing fees to ICO’s. According to a report by Bitcoin.com and Autonomous,  to list an ICO on well-known cryptocurrency exchanges can cost anywhere between $1 – $3 million.  With these astronomical listing fees, ICO’s could be over funding their projects just to cover these costs.   Interestingly to note, the fee on the Nasdaq Capital Market for a listing of up to 15 million shares costs $55,000, substantially lower than the charges touted…

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CryptoBridge and the Future of Digital Asset Trading

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Most of trading and interest the worldwide groundswell of interest in digital currency over the past year has been funneled through major exchanges like Coinbase, Gemini, and Kraken. These centralized exchanges have brought billions of dollars of value to blockchain projects and digital currencies. The growth has been exponential — over 3400% in 2017 alone and there are hundreds of them starting up everywhere.     However, these centralized exchanges are subject to hacking and a host of other problems regarding security and user privacy.…

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Decentralized vs Centralized Bitcoin Exchanges, Binance wants both

Binance has just announced that they plan to develop a public blockchain in order to create a new exchange.  This time, a decentralized exchange.     Taken from the Binance statement:- “After extensively researching decentralized exchange frameworks and analyzing existing implementations, we believe significant improvements can be made in providing Binance users with a level of trading experience to which they are already accustomed. Centralized and Decentralized exchanges will co-exist in the near future, complementing each other, while also having interdependence. We stand here today because we believe that Blockchain…

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Stanford University’s Bitcoin Mafia

Bitcoin started a revolution that continues to change the financial world as we know it.  2013 was a rather interesting time for Bitcoin. Here are a few of the events that took place:-   Firstly, in February 2013 the bitcoin exchange Coinbase reported selling US$1 million worth of bitcoins in a single month – Bitcoin was around $22 at the time April 2013, payment processors BitInstant and Mt. Gox experienced processing delays due to insufficient capacity – a sure sign that demand for Bitcoin was increasing (Mt. Gox In a…

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