Bitcoin and Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs, and Events for the week ending 23 November, 2018

  Crypto News & Analysis Is cryptomining still a viable business? Can individuals create enough revenue to produce a profit from cryptomining? What does the future hold for cryptomining operations?       The new way to make money crypto mining in Sweden is by not paying the electric bill. It sounds funny but this may be the policy of one crypto mining operation that was based in Sweden, NGDC. NGDC’s crypto mining operations in a northern county of Sweden compiled an electric bill equal to an amount of $1.55…

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Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs, and Events for the week ending 16 November 2018

Crypto News & Analysis Bitmain’s co-founder Jihan Wu has been removed from the director’s chair at Bitmain. It has been reported that Mr. Wu has been demoted to the position of supervisor and no longer has the authority to manage the day to day affairs of Bitmain. An unnamed source from Bitmain disclosed the functions and details of Mr Wu’s new role within the company. The source describes Mr. Wu’s demotion as follows:   After changing to a supervisor, there are no voting rights, so (Mr. Wu’s) power is smaller…

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Bitcoin and Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 9 November 2018

    Crypto News & Analysis November is here and many are asking when will federally regulated cryptocurrency exchanges appear within the US. One of the key reasons the Securities and Exchange Commission gave for their denial of Bitcoin based Electronically Traded Funds (ETFs) was the fact that the underlying security or asset was not listed on a federally regulated exchange. ICE, The Intercontinental Exchange that owns and operates the New York Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ, the world’s 2nd largest Exchange qualified by its market cap value of US $10…

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Bitcoin and Crypto News, Analysis, Forecasts, ICOs and Events for the week ending 2 Nov 2018

  Crypto News & Analysis Coinbase raises US $300 million but will remain a private company. Coinbase is the most popular cryptocurrency exchange in the USA. It may also be one of the top 3 cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. There were reports and rumors that this crypto exchange would become a public entity in the next few weeks. But the President of Coinbase, Asiff Hirji says no, “There’s not going to be an IPO any time soon.”     Coinbase successfully raised $300 million through private Series E funding.…

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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.   Looking to 2019 and beyond… Ray Youssef, founder of Paxful, comments: Over the years, we’ve observed how our users use Bitcoin. 2019 may not differ, but heighten the use cases we’ve seen. There are many ways…

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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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