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Danske Bank Bans Investments in Cryptocurrency-Related Instruments

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Danske Bank Bans Investments in Cryptocurrency-Related Instruments
Leading Danish bank, Danske Bank, has published a document announcing that the company does not wish to “support the investment environment surrounding cryptocurrencies.” Danske bank will “phase out the possibility of” its customers purchasing financial instruments comprising cryptocurrency derivatives. Despite the bank’s concerns pertaining to the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, Danske customers will still be Read More

Japan Introduces Regulation Proposals for ICO Market Legalization

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Japan Introduces Regulation Proposals for ICO Market Legalization
Japan Introduces Regulation Proposals for ICO Market Legalization Under the growing global commitment to introduce clearer and more comprehensive regulations for cryptocurrency market and the sphere of initial coin offerings, Japan is working on developing the most appropriate ways to regulate this area. In the framework of this initiative, Japan has unveiled proposed guidelines for the Read More

IBM Working on ‘Permissioned But Public’ Blockchain Networks

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on IBM Working on ‘Permissioned But Public’ Blockchain Networks
International Business Machines Corporation, aka IBM, is developing ‘permissioned but public’ blockchain networks in response to high demand for digital asset issuance, according to Jesse Lund, the newly appointed head of blockchain technology. IBM to converge public and private blockchains IBM has been heavily invested in the blockchain space for some time now as it offers Read More

Verge Is Forced to Fork After Suffering a 51% Attack

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Verge Is Forced to Fork After Suffering a 51% Attack
Verge, a ”privacy coin” famed for the zealotry of its community, has fallen prey to a 51% attack. A malevolent miner gained majority control of the network hashrate, a feat that makes it possible for the controlling entity to modify transactions, calling the integrity of the entire blockchain into question. Around 250,000 verge were stolen Read More

Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget
Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget Bitman, a China-based Bitcoin mining firm and manufacturer of ASIC (Application-specific integrated circuits) has again made known it will start selling and shipping the newly unveiled Ethereum mining gadget on 16th July 2018. Bitmain announced last month that it has also designed a new ASIC-powered Antminer X3 purposely Read More

Okex Fights Market Manipulation Rumors Following Painful Futures Contracts Rollback

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Okex Fights Market Manipulation Rumors Following Painful Futures Contracts Rollback
Okex Fights Market Manipulation Rumors Following Painful Futures Contracts Rollback Okex has made another announcement regarding its decision to roll back futures contracts after clients were hurt by massive liquidations. The company apologized again for the inconvenience, tried to address rumors regarding the incident and threatened to sue anyone spreading them. BTC futures manipulated Okex, Read More

Bitcoin Cash Community Bolsters Instant Transactions

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Cash Community Bolsters Instant Transactions
Over the past few weeks, the bitcoin cash (BCH) community and developers have been discussing ‘zero-confirmation’ or ‘instant transactions.’ Many BCH supporters believe if the concept was broadly accepted, payments and transaction speed would be extremely fast bringing a significant competitive edge to the BCH network. The quest for instant transactions The zero confirmation discussion Read More

Tokyo Trading Broker Monex Interested in Acquiring Coincheck

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Tokyo Trading Broker Monex Interested in Acquiring Coincheck
Monex, a leading online trading company based in Tokyo, has offered to take over Coincheck, the cryptocurrency exchange hacked in January, for several billion yen. Monex in talks to buy hacked exchange Coincheck A Nikkei report has revealed that Japanese broker Monex is interested in acquiring Coincheck, the victim of the biggest ever cryptocurrency heist Read More

Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions
Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions Like taxi drivers attacking Uber or candle makers trying to block out the sun, another bank has taken a stand against bitcoin. BMO is apparently trying to protect its clients from themselves by taking away the freedom to decide what to do with their own money, like using Read More

Bitcoin Lightning Hits Record Node Count, Reaches $70k Capacity

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Lightning Hits Record Node Count, Reaches $70k Capacity
The Lightning Network (LN) can now accept over 10 bitcoins’ worth of capacity on its mainnet implementation for the first time. Lightning: 1500 Nodes, $70,000 Capacity Fresh statistics April 1 show that mainnet Lightning, which in March achieved several milestones to adoption, now has capacity for 10.476 BTC ($70,000). The latest display of LN’s increasing Read More