Blockchain

Bear Market Birthday: The Crypto Bubble Popped One Year Ago Today

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One year ago today, the crypto bubble reached its fever pitch before the inevitable crash that occurred throughout the remainder of 2018 and has lingered into the new year. Crypto Market Down 84% on Anniversary of All-Time High According to CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency market cap — which measures the combined notional value of all cryptocurrencies […]

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ConsenSys partners with AMD and Halo Holdings to create W3BCLOUD

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American software firm ConsenSys has partnered with semiconductor manufacturer AMD and Abu Dhabi-based Halo Holdings to create a blockchain-based throughput solution ‘W3BCLOUD’, which will help develop optimised solutions that will be powered by AMD hardware. The hardware is competent enough and support multiple workloads and applications for commercial enterprises and governments. The W3BCLOUD will be […]

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Hong Kong Crypto Exchange to Offer Bitcoin Futures with 20x Leverage

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Hong Kong-based crypto exchange Coin Futures and Lending Exchange (CoinFLEX) has announced that it will be providing futures contracts for cryptocurrencies to Asian investors as from February 2019. CoinFLEX was launched in February 2018 as CoinfloorEX, a division of Coinfloor, the oldest British Bitcoin exchange. However, the venture has now announced that it will be breaking […]

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Japan’s Financial Watchdog Might Approve Cryptocurrency ETFs After Saying No to Futures

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The Financial Services Agency of Japan is considering approving exchange-traded funds which track digital assets, Bloomberg reports. According to sources who confided in Bloomberg, the financial regulator is at the moment gauging sector interest in exchange-traded funds tracking cryptocurrencies. This comes less than a month since the financial watchdog put aside plans for cryptocurrency futures. […]