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Samsung to Add Crypto and Blockchain Features in Budget Galaxy Phones
South Korean electronics giant Samsung wants to make blockchain popular, and it plans to roll out blockchain features on some Galaxy smartphones to make it happen. Citing a press release, Business Korea reports that Samsung Electronics will be adding cryptocurrency and blockchain features – currently available only on the flagship Galaxy S10 – to more affordable models. It also plans
BTC Hits $8K – Is The Bull Run Frothy Or Here To Stay?
As BTC briefly hit $8,000 earlier today, we are clearly back in crypto bull market territory. This has left many investors wondering whether we’re on our way to another crypto bubble. Below, blockchain and crypto thought leaders from IOST (the application-ready, next-gen public blockchain and Top 50 coin) and Travala.com (the leading blockchain-based hotel booking platform) posits on the drivers
Video: Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019 - Highlights
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NexChange is delighted to present Hong Kong Blockchain Week taking place in Spring 2020. The inaugural Hong Kong Blockchain Week in 2019 was a resounding success with over 4,000 participants attending events all week. From hackathons and investor dinners to the core conferences and exhibitions, Hong Kong Blockchain Week cemented Hong Kong's position as a global business and technology leader
Cold Storage Key As Shown In Binance Hack
Off the back of news that hackers have stolen more than $40 million in cryptocurrency from crypto exchange Binance, please find below commentary from industry experts on how cold storage can improve safety. mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Tara Annison, Technical Product Manager of the PR9 Network, a real-time institutional trading and settlement platform for blockchain-based assets held in cold storage, commented:
Hackers Steal Over $40m Worth of Bitcoin From Binance
Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has been hit with “a large scale security breach” in which hackers stole over $40 million worth of bitcoin, the company said in a statement. The hackers reportedly absconded with 7,000 units of bitcoin, along with user information such as API keys, two-factor codes, and “potentially other info.” The exchanged managed to
BTC Market Cap Surpassing $100 Billion And Nearing $6,000
As BTC’s market cap has broken the $100 billion mark for the first time in almost 6 months and the price is nearing $6,000, I wanted to share some expert commentary in response to the recent upswing. vjkombajn / Pixabay Vaibhav Kadikar, Founder & CEO, CloseCross, a decentralised prediction market platform, said, “It’s going to be a hot summer. BTC
NexChange Interview Series: Gordon Einstein, Crypto Law Partners
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This week on the NexChange Interview Series, Olga Yaroshevsky chats with Gordon Einstein, Founding Partner at Crypto Law Partners, about his new book, Reg A+ for Crypto; securities law; Marc Andreessen and the evolution of software; and more. Have a gander:
Fido Gears up to Trade Crypto
If you were looking for a sign that crypto was going mainstream, this is probably it. Bloomberg: Fidelity Investments, which began a custody service to store Bitcoin earlier this year, will buy and sell the world’s most popular digital asset for institutional customers within a few weeks, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Boston-based firm, one of
Bitfinex Launches $1B Token Sale
Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Bitfinex is looking to raise $1 billion in an IEO, writes The Block: Crypto exchange Bitfinex will conduct an initial exchange offering (IEO), aiming to raise $1 billion, according to details from an upcoming white paper reviewed by The Block. The final version of the white paper is still under review. Bitfinex’s exchange tokens, dubbed LEO,
JP Morgan, Microsoft Team up to Boost Adoption of Blockchain
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Two of the world’s largest corporations have joined forces on blockchain. In a statement released Thursday, J.P. Morgan and Microsoft announced that they are forming a strategic partnership to “accelerate the adoption of enterprise blockchain.” The partnership basically makes J.P. Morgan’s enterprise version of Ethereum, Quorum, as the first distributed ledger platform available through Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain Service, allowing their