Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Bitcoin Price Cracks $5,700 but Ethereum Wanes after Byzantium

The crypto markets have exhibited mixed performance during the early portion of the week. The bitcoin price continued to hover near its all-time high...

Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange OKEx to Open SegWit2x Futures Market

Bitcoin exchange OKEx has announced it will join Bitfinex in opening a futures market to enable traders to speculate on the outcome of the...

Singapore’s Central Bank Hires Accenture for Blockchain Interbank Payments Prototype

Professional services and consultancy giant Accenture has been appointed by Singapore’s central bank to develop a prototype blockchain solution for interbank payments. Earlier this month,...

Terminally-ill Man Borrows over $300,000 to Invest in Bitcoin, is a...

Back in May, CCN covered the story of a redditor that went by “gingerbreadfutters.” The redditor published a thread in which he claimed to...

Billionaire Bitcoin Investor: ‘Jamie Dimon a Rent-Taker, He’s Going to Lose’

Former Wall Street mogul and billionaire bitcoin investor Mike Novogratz has called Jamie Dimon a ‘rent-taker’ who will lose the fight against the ‘cryptorevolution’...

Australia’s Bitcoin Regulation Bill Gets the Green Light

Australian authorities are making progress with revisions to the AML/CTF bill which will include bitcoin exchanges under the scope of Australian legislation for the...

Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain: ‘Buy Some Ether’ to Make Transactions After SegWit2x

Crypto wallet Blockchain has announced its intention to join with Xapo in following the blockchain with the most accumulated difficulty following the proposed SegWit2x....

IBM’s Stellar Move: Tech Giant Uses Cryptocurrency in Cross-Border Payments

Big Blue is making what could be considered its first public foray into cryptocurrency. In the kind of unveiling that can only come before one...

Ethereum Executes Byzantium Blockchain Software Upgrade

Ethereum has officially updated. At 05.22 UTC, the fifth hard fork to occur on ethereum, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, enacted a batch...

JPMorgan Launches Interbank Payments Platform on Quorum Blockchain

Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase is launching a new interbank payments platform powered by blockchain, the firm announced today. With the participation of two...

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