DECEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain and ICO weekly news headlines

Can’t keep up the enormous amount of crypto news out there? Make sure you bookmark this article so that you can keep tabs on the top news headlines for the weeks in December 2018… watch the short videos below!         State-owned Russian bank Sberbank with participation from Region Brokerage Company and the country’s National Settlement Depository (NSD), it settled the “world’s first” three-way over-the-counter (OTC) repo using a smart contract. Ethereum (ETH) core developers agreed to launch the Constantinople  hard fork at block 7,080,000, as decided in…

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The Driving Force of South Africa’s Growing Appetite for Bitcoin

  Bitcoin is a currency that is known worldwide, especially in South Africa. The issues surrounding the country’s economic state has led to the people to rely on Bitcoin to get by. Luckily, Bitcoin’s influence is massive in South Africa, which has made daily lives for South Africans easier.     South Africa and Bitcoin   Over the years, the relationship between South Africa and bitcoin has expanded, with a recent surge in popularity in early 2018. Besides the trust South Africans have for bitcoin, there are certain factors to…

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NOVEMBER 2018 – Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain, ICO Weekly News Headlines

Can’t keep up the enormous amount of crypto news out there? Make sure you bookmark this article so that you can keep tabs on the top headlines for the week… watch the short videos below! #5 Week ending 30 November 2018 Bitcoin has it’s worst month, the ETF battle continues and Blockchain applications surge ahead     Bitcoin just ended its worst-performing month in seven years (36%) in terms of month-over-month price declines The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer…

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State of Arizona selects Sweetbridge for Financial Technology Sandbox

Sweetbridge is the first tokenized, asset-backed lending platform to be approved in the United States 5 November 2018: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced it has accepted Sweetbridge as one of the first three projects into its newly developed Financial Technology Sandbox. The Arizona FinTech Sandbox is the first financial technology testing sandbox in the US. It is modeled after the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s sandbox, and the concept was endorsed by the U.S. Treasury in its FinTech Report.     Sweetbridge entered the Sandbox with a very particular use case…

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How Community Crypto can be the Biggest Wealth Creation ever –  BEZY use case

  Cryptocurrency can literally transform communities and take them from unbanked to empowerment by providing access to economic participation.       This is the premise of BEZY coin, a new cryptocurrency made for the community and painting the vision of economic empowerment.   What makes BEZY different to other coins?   The BIG idea of BEZY is that if communities are empowered with the right tools, then they have the power to create their own economy. BEZY provides the currency of payment as well as the tools to make…

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Satoshi United’s UnConference in Dubai – USD100k in prizes for Blockchain Innovation

GET A CHANCE TO PITCH YOUR INNOVATION TO THE RIGHT TARGET AUDIENCE AND WIN UP TO 100K USD After a successful First edition in Singapore, Satoshi United –  “The biggest UnConference in the blockchain world” – Is hosting its second edition in the Middle East, taking place on 22-23rd October 2018 in Dubai.     In order to encourage innovation in blockchain, Satoshi United hosts a segment called “Pitcher Perfect”, where the participating ICO‘s and blockchain startups have a chance to win 100,000 USD prize money in investment by pitching…

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Top Wall Street Adviser Embraces Bitcoin

A top wall street adviser, Ric Edelman has just thrown his weight behind Bitcoin, the video below explains.     Why is this big news for Bitcoin? Edelman is a respected financial adviser and his firm was voted the no 1 RIA firm in 2018 by Barron’s. At the moment the firm cannot purchase Bitcoin for clients because of SEC restrictions but Edelman believes than a Bitcoin ETF will eventually be approved and this will bring a flood of money into Bitcoin and also into the crypto market as a…

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UTILITY Token vs SECURITY Token, what are the differences?

  Crypto tokens characterize a particular fungible and tradable commodity or a utility that is habitually found on a blockchain.   Crypto tokens are a special unit of pseudo-currency that dwells on their own blockchains and signifies an advantage or adequacy. The crypto tokens work over a blockchain that goes about as a medium for creation and execution of decentralized applications and smart contracts, and the tokens are utilized to encourage the exchange. Such crypto tokens are usually created, distributed, sold and circulated through the standard initial coin offering (ICO)…

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What Features Define the Best Cryptocurrency Wallet

  There are different types of cryptocurrency wallets available now. Sometimes it’s difficult to choose the best one. Let’s analyse the main features of each wallet type and try to find out which is the best of them.     Types of Cryptocurrency Wallets   Hot wallets Cryptocurrency wallets which are permanently connected to the internet and currency dealing server are called hot wallets. These hot wallets are a bit risky to use, as in case someone does not have a good firewall installed on the system, then these wallets…

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Kowala Launches Andromeda, the Alpha Mainnet of Its USD-Pegged Stablecoin

  Launch initiates the distribution of the algorithmically stable cryptocurrency’s first mining token, mUSD   Nashville, TN – September 4, 2018 – Kowala, a stablecoin protocol designed to track the value of fiat currencies by robotically minting and burning its coin supply in accordance to user demand, announced the launch of Andromeda, the alpha version of their blockchain mainnet. Following stress testing and debugging of Andromeda, Kowala anticipates the release of its beta mainnet version, Boötes, in Q3 of 2018. With the Boötes mainnet launch, kUSD stablecoin mining will be…

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