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Bitcoin And Ethereum Prices Follow Litecoin’s Sudden Surge
The Litecoin price, Bitcoin price and Ethereum price all surged dramatically on Friday, adding billions of dollars in value to the cryptocurrency‘s market capitalization. Litecoin led the way with a dramatic 30% early in the day, and then bitcoin followed close behind with an 11% gain. Designerkottayam / Pixabay Litecoin price boosted by Mimblewimble news Litecoin leapt into fourth place
Securitize Teams up With Hong Kong’s C Block Capital to Expand Its Footprint in Asia
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. In an effort to expand its global footprint, blockchain startup Securitize announced a partnership with Hong Kong-based VC C Block Capital, writes The partnership sees C Block Capital providing Mainland-based companies access to the digital securities platform provider, while Securitize benefits
Hong Kong-Based Startup to Launch ‘World’s First Whole-Of-Industry Blockchain Platform for Financial Services’
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. After a successful pilot in Sydney, Hong Kong-based neutral infrastructure provider BC Gateways is looking to “fundamentally change the way information is distributed” across the global finance industry. According to a press release, BC Gateways is slated to launch The Gateway, a
Top 10 Best Startup Cities In The World: Check Them Out
rawpixel / Pixabay Startups have been mushrooming in hundreds of cities around the world. But some cities have the right conditions and regulations to attract entrepreneurial talent and help them flourish. Entrepreneurs want to be in cities that offer a supportive environment for innovation. Silicon Valley in California remains one of the world’s biggest startup hubs. But some other cities have
JPMorgan Becomes First U.S. Bank to Issue its Own Cryptocurrency
Of all the financial institutions one might guess would become the first U.S. bank to issue its own digital coin, it's safe to assume that JPMorgan Chase would not be the first choice. After all, CEO Jamie Dimon has famously called bitcoin "a fraud" and then doubled down on his criticisms by declaring "these crypto things are kind of a
Japan’s Biggest Bank Is Rolling out a Blockchain Payments Network
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Japanese banking behemoth Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) continues to blaze trails in the blockchain space. According to a press release (PDF), the Tokyo-headquartered giant has established a joint venture with Cambridge-based fintech firm Akamai Technologies to launch a blockchain-based open payment
Canadian Crypto Exchange Mistakenly Moved Additional Bitcoin into Wallet it Can't Access
In its first report looking into what happened to the money that shuttered Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX owes its investors, advisory firm Ernst & Young has found that an additional 103 bitcoin valued at C$468,675 ($354,300) were moved on Feb. 6 to a cold wallet protected by a password only its founder - who died in December - knew. Quadriga
ProChain Capital Posted Gains… Thanks To Its Crypto Longs
Here’s something we weren’t expecting. The big story about cryptocurrencies for about the last year has been their tumbling prices, but then December hit, bringing a bear market down hard on the stock market. Today the bitcoin price continues to struggle, falling to its lowest level in six weeks. It was exceptionally difficult for equity-focused funds to post gains for
EmTech Asia Explores Tech’s Impact on Life and the World Around Us
Organized by the MIT Technology Review and Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, the sixth annual EmTech Asia conference opened its doors at the Marina Bay Sands last month and drew a crowd of over 700 participants from over 30 countries. Taglined “Discover the Emerging Technologies that will Change the World”, EmTech Asia 2019 attendees heard from 50 of the world’s most influential
Mystery Deepens With Canadian Crypto Exchange's Missing Funds
The Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX owes its investors about $250 million CAD (US$190 million) in both cryptocurrencies and fiat funds, but the company claims its late founder was the only person at the company who knew how to access the money, as CoinDesk reported early last week. Citing court documents it had obtained from the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, CoinDesk