XRP Ledger developer and Coil CTO reveals why he left Ripple

In a recent Podcast with Epicenter, Stefan Thomas, the Founder and Ben Sharafian, the CTO of the micropayment platform, Coil, spoke in detail about their present company and Ripple, their former company. The pair also discussed about content monetization on websites to replace the advertising model that is popular amongst the Internet portals. Thomas was…

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Crypto Patents In Favor of Amazon and Bank of America

Bank of America (BoA) wins a “crypto storage platform” patent in enterprise accounts. Moreover, Amazon wins a “cryptography and distributive data storage” patent. BoA submits its patent for approval back in June 2014. The patent explains how an enterprise account can aggregate, securely store client crypto assets. Also, the patent says, As technology advances, financial…

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France To Build A Regulated ICO and Crypto Industry

New Rule of Engagement for Crypto Firms in France Many countries are stacked with the hard choice on crypto, failing to make the decision on whether to ban it, regulate it or leave them unregulated. The French government is looking up to lure cryptocurrency companies into state established regulations. The country’s authority says cryptocurrencies would…

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Monero [XMR/USD] Technical Analysis: Bear and bull engage in a tough fight

Monero [XMR], the tenth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been struck by the bear’s strike just like all the other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH], XRP and Bitcoin Cash [BCH]. According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Monero [XMR] was trading at $103.22 with a market cap of over $1 billion. The coin has…

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Bitcoin Laundry: Keep your Bitcoin fresh, clean, and safe from prying eyes

Many cryptocurrency users think that digital will keep their investments safe from governments and tax authorities. However, the IRS is catching up with blockchain technology, launching new collaborations with blockchain forensics companies like Chainalysis to track Bitcoin transactions and determine the real-life identities of Bitcoin owners. It’s never been more important to protect the anonymity…

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Investors Say US Debt Will End Up in a Bitcoin and Crypto Boom

The US debt might end up with a bull run in the cryptocurrency space. This time, ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees explained that the US debt could create a big spike in the cryptocurrency world. At the moment, the US debt is close to $21.7 trillion dollars. US Debt Could Create a New Crypto Bull Run…

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BitMax.io (BTMX.io) Partners with BitCloud & BeShare to Deliver Enhanced Trading Tools and Services

BitMax.io (BTMX.io), the pioneering innovative digital asset exchange, has established strategic partnerships with BitCloud and BeShare. With these new alliances, users who have already signed up for BitCloud or BeShare can have access to BitMax.io’s platform directly using their existing accounts. In addition, with real-time synchronization of BitMax.io’s exchange information with BitCloud and BeShare, users…

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Monero [XMR/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency stays beaten and bruised under the bear regime

The cryptocurrency market’s bear run does not look to have ended, with many cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and Monero [XMR] all seeing red across the charts. Monero [XMR] was also in the news recently when Nouriel Roubini stated that the cryptocurrency will be “cracked down by the Feds” soon. 1-hour: The Monero one-hour…

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XRP Price Bullrun Continues Following Money Tap and IMF Excitement

A lot of eyes are on the XRP price, for the time being. That decision makes a lot of sense first and foremost, primarily because this asset has been poised for growth for some time now. In the case of XRP, there is still some positive momentum brewing. As the Ripple ecosystem grows and evolves, so will…

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Bancor Begins Token Swaps Between EOS and Ethereum

Bancor has recently announced that it has signed a partnership with EOS to provide cross-blockchain toke swaps. Bancor is a decentralized liquidity network that supports several ERC20 tokens. The information was released by the company in a Medium post a few days ago. Bancor Improves Its System Although the original announcement was made in September,…

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XRP TipBot and Coil hit new milestone; deposits surpass the 10,000 figure

Wietse Wind, the creator of the micropayment service, XRP Tip Bot tweeted the news that the deposits on the platform, including Coil, have surpassed the 10,000 figure in XRP. Wind also wrote that the progress is a landmark in the success journey of the STREAMing micropayments and web monetization. The post read: “Looks like @xrptipbot’s ILP/@Coil deposits…

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CryptoKitties Creator Gets Millions in Investment From Google And Samsung

Dapper Labs, a Canadian firm and the creator of the famous CryptoKitties, has received a $15 million in funding from Google, Samsung, and the Rockefeller Family. For Google and Rockefeller, investment was made through their respective venture arms, i.e., Alphabet and Venrock. Dapper Has Raised $ 27.85 Million So Far The funding follows another funding round early this…

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Blockchain Opens Green Capital Market to Countries and Enterprises

Despite the futuristic forecasts, there are not so many real-world applications of the blockchain technology, especially at a global scale. But the green capital market, where the blockchain has already been tested and proven its applicability, is not a case. The technology opens ecological markets for enterprises, allowing emissions trading. In this publication, we explain…

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Paul Scholes and Andriy Shevchenko Partner With Blockchain Startup

Blockchain startup headquartered in Hong Kong, Soccer Legends Limited has recently partnered with two football stars to help promote their platform to try and bridge the divide between players and fans. The company is trying to solve the lack of spontaneity and unnecessary complications of modern soccer. This very problem has been complained about by…

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XRP is now available for Spread betting and CFDs on CMC Markets UK

On 6th November, CMC Markets, one of the global providers for CFDs and spreading announced the support for XRP. Tweet by CMC Markets UK: “Ripple is now available to trade with CMC Markets. It is both a platform used for the peer-to-peer transfer of currencies (RippleNet) and a digital currency (ripple XRP).” Contracts for Difference…

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Block Ventures Announces Launch of Tokens and Securities Listing Platform

ICOs are Upgrading to STOs As the blockchain space continues to evolve, huge milestones are covered in order to reach new levels of stability. So far, we’ve seen the advent of smart contracts, the development of scalable blockchains, and an increased interest from institutional investors. Another important evolution includes the development of a security-type token…

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Altcoins Price Analysis: ADA/USD and IOT/USD Bull Breakout Pattern

As EOS bull momentum slow down, ADA/USD and IOT/USD are trading within a bull break out pattern and it is likely that prices will race towards immediate targets at 9.5 cents and 90 cents. Should there be higher highs today in these two pairs as EOS/USD and XLM/USD consolidate then it points to an existing…

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Crypto Market App for Android – Cryptocurrency Prices and Charts

Crypto Market provides users all over the world access to relevant cryptocurrency information. The mobile app provider is forging the path for broader adoption of Bitcoin and altcoins. Its Android application has been downloaded over 500,000 times due to an innovative and complete approach to this nascent industry. Demand for mainstream exposure to cryptocurrency information…

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MOBU (MOBU) – ICO rating and details

MOBU is an end-to-end solution for launching compliant security tokens. Similar to how the HTTP protocol defined the internet, MOBU developed the MOB20 standard protocol that defines a set of commands that a security token should implement. MOBU is an ecosystem that implements this unique MOB20 standard protocol to ensure the protection of both investors and…

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XRP Tip Bot and Wirex might reach collaboration to provide top-up service for new users

Recently, Wietse Wind, the creator of the XRP Tip Bot app, wrote in a tweet to the cryptocurrency platform Wirex, requesting a collaboration between the two parties for the purpose of Tip Bot top-up. The post was only with regards to the new users on XRP Tip Bot. Wind’s tweet read: “Hi @wirexapp, you’ve got…

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