Malta Blockchain Summit

The global blockchain community will meet again in Malta for the ​Malta Blockchain Summit between November 1st and 2nd. The summit will bring together 5,000 delegates, 100 speakers and 150 partners from all around the world. Speakers and guests at the event are leaders in the fields of finance, technology and innovation and will include […]

Coinbase to Shut Down Its Index Fund, Now Paying More Attention to the Coinbase Bundles

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase is reportedly planning to remove its index fund, as it failed to generate enough interest from accredited investors, The Block Crypto reported on Thursday. The exchange first introduced the fund “equivalent to the S&P 500 index” this past June targeting clients wishing to invest a minimum of $250,000 to up to […]

Report: Theft of Cryptocurrencies Rose 250% in First Nine Months of 2018

A new report has found that cryptocurrency theft through hacks or exchange platforms rose 250 percent from 2017, reaching $927 million in the first nine months of 2018. Attracting Criminals The report was conducted by CipherTrace, a cybersecurity firm. Previous research from the company found in 2017 that the total theft of cryptocurrencies amounted to $266 […]

The Fourth Edition Of Block Hedge Business 2018 At Zurich Is Set To Create Ripples In The Blockchain World

Switzerland, as we know is one of the most prominent blockchain and cryptocurrency centers on account of its favorable business environment, regulations and tax rates. It is home to few of the most prominent crypto powerhouses, which is why it has been attracting the sizeable attention of all those involved in the field. In light […]

Coinbase Scraps Its Index Fund Project as Focus Shifts to Retail Again

Cryptocurrency exchanges are going through an evolutionary phase. Adding new coins, hiring additional staff, and reviewing existing listings are all part of the bigger picture. For Coinbase, however, their index trading product is on the verge of getting axed. The product is not living up to expectations at this time. A Failed Experiment by Coinbase Not […]

Cardano Makes Move Into Brazil With Crucial Meeting In Tokyo

Cardano’s research manager, Mario Larangiera, today had a meeting with representatives from Brazil to discuss integration and adoption of the Cardano network into the Brazil ecosystem. The meeting was between Cardano’s research manager and the president of Brazil’s National Council for Scientific Research and Technological Development in Brazil’s embassy in the city of Tokyo, Japan. […]

Gemini Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Litecoin Trading Pairs

US-based Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it has received the green light to add Litecoin trading and custody services to its platform beginning Saturday, October 13th. In a much needed positive note to end the week on, Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has added support for Litecoin to its platform. The New York-based exchange made the […]

SEC Cracks Down on ICO-Funded Start-Ups

The SEC is tightening the screws on projects that raised funds through the ICO route. Those in violation may have to refund the investors’ money or shut down. U.S.-Based ICOs Under Scrutiny In a crackdown on blockchain start-ups that raised funds through token sales, the SEC, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has asked those […]

Bitfinex Crypto Exchange Halts Fiat Deposits, 110 Million Tether (USDT) Exits Wallet

Bitfinex suspended fiat deposits on the platform amidst claims of insolvency. The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform says deposits should resume in a week’s time. EUR, USD, JPY, and GBP Wire Deposits Suspended According to several reports on social media platforms, Bitfinex suspended all fiat wire deposits on the platform. Different Bitfinex users took to Twitter […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Bitfinex Halts Fiat Deposits

Bitfinex suspended fiat deposits on the platform amidst claims of insolvency. The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform says deposits should resume in a week’s time. EUR, USD, JPY, and GBP Wire Deposits Suspended According to several reports on social media platforms, Bitfinex suspended all fiat wire deposits on the platform. Different Bitfinex users took to Twitter […]