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Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Experts Caution Investors Against Cash Grab ICOs, Buterin Speaks Out
This week several prominent venture capital investors, experts and developers including Jason Calacanis and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin spoke out against initial coin offering (ICO) pump and dump schemes. Calacanis, who has invested in more than 500 successful startups including Uber and Evernote, revealed that several service marketplaces such as Fiverr have been offering ICO Read More

Coinbase Custody Targets $10 Billion in Institutional Funds for Bitcoin Investment

3 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Coinbase Custody Targets $10 Billion in Institutional Funds for Bitcoin Investment
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong officially introduced Coinbase Custody, a platform targeted at institutional investors. The new product is intended to be ultra-secure: We are designing Coinbase Custody to meet the needs of institutional clients. In particular, we feel that institutional clients require: Strict financial controls (multiple signers, audit trails, limits, etc) Dedicated account representatives and Read More

Baltic Finance Ministries Decide to Support Blockchain Technology Development

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Baltic Finance Ministries Decide to Support Blockchain Technology Development
The finance ministries of the Baltic states have expressed their support to the development of Blockchain or distributed ledger technologies (DLT). The aim is to help in the advancement of capital market innovations. In their recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the ministries for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have announced their cooperation on several actions aimed Read More

UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on UN Partners WIN to Fight Child Trafficking With Blockchain
The United Nations (UN) has partnered with the World Identity Network (WIN) to create a Blockchain-based digital identity system to help fight child trafficking around the world. The partners have already launched a pilot test of the system as of mid-November 2017. The partners announced the launching of the pilot program at the Humanitarian Blockchain Read More

Price Analysis: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin, November 13

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Price Analysis: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin, November 13
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. * BTC/USD, ETH/USD and LTC/USD market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin’s expected SegWit2x hard fork Read More

First Ever Blockchain Protected Virtual Land Auction

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on First Ever Blockchain Protected Virtual Land Auction
The Virtual Reality world has been heating up with more and more users coming online, as headsets and platforms continue to gain acceptance. This market space has also given rise to a new and interesting asset – Virtual Real Estate. As early as 2003 companies like Linden Labs (developers of Second Life) were already monetizing Read More

Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Lightning Must Strike Soon, Bitcoin Facing Backlogs as Scalability Solution Awaited
At press time, the Bitcoin network is currently facing a backlog of over 135,000 unconfirmed transactions and fees have soared. This comes days after the proponents of the SegWit2x scaling solution announced they wouldn’t move forward with a doubling of Bitcoin’s block size due to lack of consensus. Since larger blocks are clearly dead in Read More

No SegWit2x Makes Bitcoin Cash Shine Amidst Crypto Bloodbath

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on No SegWit2x Makes Bitcoin Cash Shine Amidst Crypto Bloodbath
Market observers expected hot money to flow from Bitcoin to altcoins after the Segwit2x hardfork was cancelled. Instead, the entire altcoin market seems to have crashed along with Bitcoin, while Bitcoin Cash surges by 55% to reach $992. Bitcoin takes the crypto market down If altcoin backers hoped that the cancellation of Bitcoin’s November Segwit2X hard Read More

Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks

4 weeks ago 7ring Comments Off on Germany’s Top Financial Regulator Warns Against Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Risks
Germany’s top financial regulator, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a warning to investors bout the risk of investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs). This move makes BaFin the latest market watchdog to issue a warning on ICOs. In its statement, BaFin warned investors about the various risks involved in ICOs and token Read More

European Central Bank Denies the Issue of Ignoring Cryptocurrencies

1 month ago 7ring Comments Off on European Central Bank Denies the Issue of Ignoring Cryptocurrencies
In the midst of Bitcoin’s wider awareness and adoption, the European Central Bank (ECB), which has previously evaluated Blockchain technology numerous times, seems to be quiet and distant from all the recent news and happenings. Or rather, this was the case until Benoît Cœuré, an executive member of the Central Bank, broke his silence stressing Read More