News Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by total assets, has joined blockchain-based trade finance network, the Marco Polo Network. Standard Bank will now develop trade finance solutions alongside major global financial institutions such as French BNP Paribas and Dutch ING, according to a press ..
News A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing attacks to steal personal data and sell it on the dark web. As The Telegraph reported on Aug. 23, judge Joanna Korner of Southwark Crown Court ruled that the police could confi..
Analysis Over the past few days, a number of Libra-related announcements have been made — only, they weren’t from Facebook, the Libra Association, Calibra wallet or any other party involved in its development. First, top crypto exchange Binance announced a project called “Venus” — coincidentally,..
Showing renewed optimism, Bitmain is increasing its investments in the crypto mining industry. Now, Bitmain is reportedly buying 600,000 new crypto mining chips. As a result of this new investment, the company expects to make over $1 billion in profits.Bitmain to Increase its Capacity By 50% Hash..
Bitcoin breaks 5-day long up-trend, dropping back to key support levels at $9,800. Since then bullish divergence appears to have formed on lower time-frames and could spur a reversal in the coming days. Bitcoin 1-Hour Analysis On the 1 hour chart for the XBT/USD pair, we can see the ascending wedg..
Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology have become mainstream terms and are now featured in most dictionaries. Crypto-related terms have a lot of value when they are tethered to a web domain, and these days digital currency domains are prime real estate, with some selling for up to sev..
Crypto trading bots enable both beginner and more advanced traders to engage more efficiently in trading the cryptocurrency markets which operate 24/7. The fact that the market is continuously open naturally lends to increased opportunities for securing profits compared to more traditional markets,..
Panvala, a decentralized foundation backed by venture studio ConsenSys, is bringing about a new avenue for open-source development funding for Ethereum projects upon the launch of its platform’s mainnet. Announced on August 22nd amid Berlin Blockchain Week’s DappCon festivities, the Panvala mainnet..
Like it or not, crypto is used for crime. While mainstream media likely exaggerates their reports on Bitcoin-enabled crime, especially when they say everyone in the industry isn’t above board, these decentralized forms of money have found use in non-kosher scenarios. As reported by Blockonomi prev..
In traditional markets, money funnels upwards. Leading exchanges, like the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq, process a heavy majority of the funds while over-the-counter exchanges — which trade “pink sheets” — have relatively low liquidity. For some reason or another, it’s entirely different ..