John L, San Jose, CA November 24, 2017 XcelTrip is an innovative travel company one of the first self-funded blockchain driven startups without an ICO. Since the launch on November 11, 2017, they have already crossed more than 1600 hotel properties in Asia and Latin America. XcelTrip currently has over 3000...
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval. Also read: Troy University’s Malavika Nair Says Bitcoin...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzr1eJdtvc4&t=2s By J.S. Khalsa San Jose, California November 11, 2017 San Jose, CA - Serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Gyanendra Khadka announced today his first decentralized travel eco system with end to end travel solutions, XcelTrip, with an effective launch date of November 11th, 2017. Conceived as an “online travel aggregator with a human touch,”...
The US Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York has announced that New York-based businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy was arrested on Nov. 1, 2017, due to securities fraud conspiracy in connection with two initial coin offerings (ICO). Zaslavskiy was recently accused by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of defrauding investors in the two...
Rather than waiting until it’s too late, law firms are opening up bitcoin wallets to pay ransoms in case their data is stolen, according to a cybersecurity expert. John Sweeney, president of IT and cybersecurity advisors LogicForce, said that law firms are taking proactive steps rather than reactive steps. However,...
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance, which launched with 0% trading fees in an attempt to heat up competition among exchanges, recently announces its Q1 results and revealed that, as planned in its whitepaper, it burned 986,000 Binance Coins (BNB), worth about $1.5 million. These, the exchange revealed, equaled 20% of its profits. The exchange’s whitepaper details...
The bank that prints the money used today in Lebanon plans to launch its own digital currency. Announced Thursday by Riad Salameh, the governor of the Banque du Liban, Lebanon's central bank, it's not yet clear if the project will be based on blockchain technology, though the idea appears to have been addressed...
Indonesia-based Bitcoin payment platforms TokoBitcoin and BitBayar have reportedly shut down their operations following the announcement by the country’s central bank, Bank of Indonesia, that it will not accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. The operation of Bitcoin exchanges in the country, however, was not affected by the pronouncement. BitBayar, which is the...
The government of Algeria appears to be moving towards a total ban of Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the country. The government is reportedly considering the prohibition of the use, as well as possession of the virtual currencies and not just a ban on their acceptance as a form of payment. Based on...
Indian Bitcoin exchange Zebpay is adding 200,000 users a month and is eyeing half a mln by the end of 2017. In an interview with Forbes India, the exchange, which is one of the country’s ‘big names’ in Bitcoin along with Unocoin and Coinsecure, described recent market transformation as “crazy.” “It is crazy now. But when we started...