Joon Ian Wong Joins CoinDesk as Managing Director for Europe and Asia

    Wong returns to CoinDesk to lead its international expansion   New York, NY – June 12, 2018 – CoinDesk, Inc, the leading digital media, events, and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community has announced that Joon Ian Wong will be rejoining the company as its Managing Director for Europe and Asia. Wong joins CoinDesk from Quartz, where he specialized in covering cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.     CoinDesk CEO Kevin Worth said “It’s been incredible to see Joon’s ascent since he first helped launch the…

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Bitcoin News Review – 30 April 2018

  A short summary of the news of the weekend:   Binance Signs Agreement With Bermuda Gov’t On $15 Mln Investment, Jobs: Outraged Pro-BTC Community Alleges Bitcoin.com Is Misleading Buyers Into Buying BCH VRT World Launches Marketplace Alpha Version Charlie Lee: ‘To make Litecoin More Decentralized, Eventually I Would Step Away’ Scammers Hijack Verified Twitter Account To Steal Crypto By Posing As Telegram CEO Enquiries About Cryptocurrencies Tripled in 2017, Japan Regulator Says     Bermuda’s Virtual Currency Business Act passes through the House of Commons, UK Dubai: Police Use…

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Will Facebook go Crypto or will they miss the Mark?

When Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to lay out some of the goals he hopes the popular social media company will accomplish over the course of this year he did not really think that the media [fake news] would interpret that as Facebook integrating Bitcoin.   Read the false story here in the Independent has since been taken down.   What Mark actually did was bring up the topic of decentralization and using such technologies as a “force that puts more power in people’s hands.”   “Many people now believe…

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Huobi.pro Monthly Report November 2017: more than US$4 billion in Cumulative Transactions; Number of new users grew more than 20 times

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Huobi.pro released its November monthly report to its worldwide users. According to the report, Huobi Blockchain Application Institute has researched and assessed over 200 asset projects built on blockchain technology. These projects were founded by more than 200 different teams from more than 20 countries. Of the 200 asset projects, 27 high-quality projects were selected by the Institute based on Huobi’s internal standards and process in outstanding innovation, risk control, and other evaluation criteria.     Other important details Huobi.pro’s new users have grown more than 20 times in November Majority users are…

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Silicon Valley Air Travel Provider Surf Air Now Accepting Payment Via Bitcoin And Ethereum

  World’s first Membership-Based Flight Sharing Provider to Offer Digital Currency Payment Option. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/  Surf Air ®, the world’s largest “All-You-Can Fly” air travel provider, today announced it will accept Bitcoin and Ethereum as a form of payment for its monthly membership and charter offerings. This marks a major milestone in aviation as this will be the first time a travel provider has been able to successfully execute the acceptance of cryptocurrency. Beginning on November 29, 2017, Surf Air members can quickly and securely…

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