Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency will be entertained by bull’s race

Ethereum [ETH], the second-biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, has continued to bleed red at the time of writing. The cryptocurrency has broken down to one of its lowest points ever since its all-time high at the beginning of this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the coin was trading at $209.02, with a market cap of more…

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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] chain split can be avoided by not implementing replay protection, says Ryan X Charles

Ryan X Charles, the CEO of Money Button and Bitcoin Cash [BCH] proponent, recently released a video detailing how a split can be prevented on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. This comes at a time where the fork of the network is due in close to 10 days and might cause a split in the chain….

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Tech Firm Run By Doctors Turns To The Blockchain For Fighting Healthcare Fraud

When a psychiatrist makes a schizophrenia diagnosis, it can alter a patient’s life forever. Such a diagnosis is often accompanied by prescription drugs that alter the way the patient thinks. But imagine if that doctor were an impostor. That’s exactly what happened in 2015–2016, when Scott Redman stole the identity of a physician and treated…

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Ripple’s xRapid is being explored by another financial institution – Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union, a wholesale cooperative financial institution headquartered in Texas, United States, recently revealed that the firm is currently researching on Ripple’s blockchain solution. Tweet by Catalyst Corporate: “We’re making waves with @Ripple! See how #blockchain may provide #CreditUnions with faster cross-border payments at much lower costs.” Catalyst Corporate FCU is was…

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Could The Market Reach $1.4 Billion By 2024

Growth for cryptocurrency market will be realised at a compound annual growth rate of just over 6% as it reaches a valuation of $1.40 billion by the year 2024. Reports have submerged by different news outlets that suggest the crypto market could be driven by a stronger and more distributed ledger technology which improves the…

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Blockchain Interoperability Solution Developed By Accenture

Professional services giant Accenture has developed a solution that enables two or more blockchain systems to work together without changes to the platforms or introducing messaging. For different blockchain sytems to integrate, they must preserve the ability to audit, trace and verify data elements with complete security and integrity. Accenture’s integration solution solve this challenge…

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Blockchain Syndicated Lending Platform Integrated By National Westminster Bank

UK-based National Westminster Bank (NatWest) has integrated a new blockchain platform for the syndicated loan market. Established in 1968, NatWest is a major retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom. It is considered one of the Big Four clearing banks in the UK, with over 960 branches and 3,400 cash machines. It claims to…

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Is It Possible to Earn $1m per Year by Trading Bitcoin?

No one can deny that Bitcoin trading has potential to be a very lucrative venture. Substantial amounts can be made when timing trades right, albeit there runs a good chance of losing it all in the process. Provided that the stars have aligned, earning $1m by trading Bitcoin isn’t impossible, though it will not come…

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Critical East Coast Water Utility Company Crippled by Sophisticated Ransomware Attack

Criminals have shown a tendency to deploy major attacks during troublesome times. Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc in the US not that long ago. It now appears one local water utility company is being targeted in a major ransomware attack. It is a very troublesome development, for many different reasons. Ransomware Attacks Remain Problematic The East…

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XRP and Bitcoin [BTC] to be weaponized by political forces, reports allege

China has been sitting on top of the cryptocurrency mining scene since the very beginning, with players like Bitmain and Bitwei leading the industry. Due to this, China’s dominance in the Bitcoin [BTC] realm has taken a firm stand, flashing red in the face of country’s like the USA. In this context, many reports have emerged…

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Bithumb launches its DEX days after stakes acquired by BK Global Consortium

Bithumb, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange platform in South Korea and the world’s leading exchange platform, has launched its decentralized exchange, Bithumb DEX. The announcement was made by One Root on their official blog earlier this week. This comes in the limelight days after the exchange platform’s 51% stake was acquired by BK Global…

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XRP, Ethereum [ETH], Bitcoin Cash [BCH]: Trio tumbles down by over 11%

After moving sideways for a while, the cryptocurrency market has taken a downward trend where the biggest losers are observed to be Ether [ETH], XRP and Bitcoin Cash [BCH]. In the 24-hour scenario, ETH has slumped by 11.23%, XRP by 13.36% and BCH by 12.94%. Within 3 hours, the total market capitalization on the cryptocurrency charts…

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EU Securities Watchdog to Come up with ICO Regulations by End of 2018

ESAM Chairman, Steven Maijoor said they were examining how ICOs will fit into the existing regulations. They also analyzed how they will affect the fundraising sector in general. Regulators are assessing which ICOs come under existing securities rule one at a time. This decision by EU regulators comes less than a week after ESMA set…

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EU Financial Watchdog to Address Past ICOs Case by Case

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the European Union’s financial watchdog, has announced it is taking the same approach to initial coin offerings (ICOs) as its U.S. counterpart. The agency is examining all types of cryptocurrency fundraisers to determine how they fit EU’s regulatory framework. ESMA to Assess What to Do with ICOs Outside…

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Binance Coin Becomes the 14th largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap

Binance Coin (BNB) has positioned itself among the top 20 in the list of over 2000 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap. In a recent tweet, Binance revealed that BNB has become the 14th most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, which presently stands at over $1.2 billion. BNB is Binance’s native coin with several use cases for…

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UK’s stance on blockchain discussed by Digital Minister, Margot James

Margot James, the Digital Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport [DCMS], UK appeared as the key speaker at the recently held Blockchain Live 2018 event in London. At the event, James discussed the government’s stance on the blockchain technology and the wide use cases of the technology. Margot James…

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XRP Price Drops by 7% During 2018 Swell Conference

Albeit this week has been filled with very positive news regarding Ripple and XRP, the market has taken a contrarian stance on this asset. Due to a 7% dip in the past 24 hours, it has become apparent this week may not be overly positive for XRP after all. Combined with the overall negative market…

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XRP (XRP) Might Hit $1.00 Mark By The End of 2018, According to DeVere Group

Thursday, Nigel Green, the CEO of deVere Group, an independent consultancy company, went bullish on XRP (XRP), the crypto token fo Ripple, and predicted that the “XRP would hit the $1.00 mark before the end of 2018.” Established in 2002 by Nigel Green, deVere Group describes itself a reliable firm with “well over 80,000 clients in…

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Cryptocurrencies to be reportedly adopted by the National Bank of Ukraine, sights set for the future

Cryptocurrencies as a whole have received another push towards mainstream adoption with the National Bank of Ukraine considering the creation of its own cryptocurrency based on the country’s national currency, the Hryvnia. Announced by a Ukranian news outlet, the news was met with some positive response on social media with Ukranian natives expressing their sentiment…

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Blockchain Documentary Produced by Ethereum Co-Founder Brings Crypto to Masses | BTCMANAGER

Movies have always had a way of broadcasting new ideas to the mainstream audience. Whether the film is about religion, politics, or a new way of thinking, cinema has been a surprisingly effective catalyst for bringing new ideas to people. A new film about Blockchain, Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain, is looking to do…

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