French Financial Regulator To Introduce Framework Legi… | News

French financial markets regulator AMF (l’Autorité des marchés financiers) is reportedly preparing to introduce legislation on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) to encourage the development of the new type of fundraising in the country, reports local news outlet Les Echos March 15. The French Ministry for the Economy and Finance confirmed that the regulatory framework proposed […]

Welcome Gur Huberman to the IOTA Foundation : CryptoCurrency

Mod News: Skycoin is banned for one month. | Featured Subreddit: /r/PiNode – DIY cryptocurrency nodes. Live Discussion on Discord Welcome Welcome to /r/CryptoCurrency. This subreddit is intended for open discussions on all subjects related to emerging crypto-currencies and crypto-assets. Please make quality contributions and follow the rules for posting. Rules Obey the Golden Rule […]

Hacked Exchange Coincheck Drops Three Anonymity-Focuse… | News

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will stop handling anonymity-centered cryptocurrencies Monero, Dash, and ZCash in the aftermath of the major January hack when $534 mln worth of NEM was stolen from the exchange, Cointelegraph Japan reported today, March 17. The three anonymous currencies will reportedly be bought by Coincheck from customers at a fixed price. The […]

WandX ERC20 exchange finally launches protocol release 1.0

WandX this past week made significant news towards the full launch of its unique decentralized exchange. WandX was established as a platform that seeks to provide a decentralized exchange where baskets of ERC20 tokens can be created and traded through the use of smart contracts. The platform seems to now be well on track to […]

Contis partnership with Wirex reactivates Europe prepaid bitcoin card

Contis, a payment processing platform announced its official partnership with bitcoin wallet application Wirex this week that will power Europe’s only card provider of cryptocurrency payments and bitcoin-based financial products. This month, Wirex will begin to utilize the Contis white label product Canvas to offer multi-currency accounts to its customers, allowing them to spend cash converted […]

Major Canadian Bank Files Patent To Make Credit Scores… | News

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), reportedly the country’s largest bank, filed a patent for a credit score platform using Blockchain technology this past fall, according to the patent application from the US Patent and Trademark Office released March 15. The patent describes a Blockchain-based credit score platform where “credit records are recorded using blocks […]

G20 expert advisor for Blockchain technology is Julie Maupin from the IOTA Foundation : CryptoCurrency

It is interesting to see who Julie Maupin is advising:   “Julie currently sits on the Fintech advisory board of the German Ministry of Finance and the G20 Digital Economy Experts Task Force and is a resource person for the UN Internet Governance Forum. In addition to her appointment at Max Planck, she holds […]

US Congress Includes Crypto In Its Joint Economic Repo… | News

For the first time the US Congress has dedicated an entire section to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology in its annual Joint Economic Report, published March 13. The 2018 Joint Economic Report contains analysis and recommendations for the coming year and dedicates an entire chapter to providing insight into the impact of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain on […]

The Ethics Of Cryptojacking: Rampant Malware Or Ad-Fre… | News

Cryptojacking, the practice of using a computer’s processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owner’s permission or knowledge, has recently gained more traction in the crypto sphere as browser-based crypto mining has once again become possible and profitable. As Bitcoin (BTC) became more and more popular worldwide since its inception in 2009, it became […]