Cryptocurrencies

Skype Is Being Used Increasingly For Crypto Trading

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Skype Is Being Used Increasingly For Crypto Trading
Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptos are exchanged on a daily basis, and doing this type of business via Skype. Around 20 traders from various trading houses have started using online messaging apps, and Skype in particular, to continue their trades without being interrupted. A report made by Reuters claims that all the Read More

How Anonymous Is Your Crypto Purchase?

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on How Anonymous Is Your Crypto Purchase?
Like it or not we live in a world where our online privacy is a target, a fact which even cryptocurrencies are not fully exempt. Due to the less significant amount of users and transactions during its inception, crypto developers didn’t deploy a plan for identification and, as a result, under the current volumes criticisms Read More

Hong Kong Securities Regulator Says Raising Capital Is Job For VCs, Not ICOs

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Hong Kong Securities Regulator Says Raising Capital Is Job For VCs, Not ICOs
The head of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (Hong Kong SFC) said during a speech on April 13 on “New Technologies and Asset Management” that the type of fundraising conducted through Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) is better suited to venture capital funds. Julia Leung, who is also the chair of the 2016 established Read More

CNBC Fast Money’s Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Like The ‘Internet In The 1980s’

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on CNBC Fast Money’s Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Like The ‘Internet In The 1980s’
Brian Kelly of CNBC’s Fast Money compared cryptocurrency to the “Internet in the 1980s,” emphasizing that Bitcoin (BTC) is still in its early stages in an April 13 interview on CNBC’s Trading Block. When asked about Bitcoin’s potential, Kelly answered that while he used to see crypto as comparable to the Internet in 1995, he Read More

Students Jamming University Networks With Crypt-Mining

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Students Jamming University Networks With Crypt-Mining
Illegal cryptocurrency mining has seen a major increase recently, especially since hackers took an interest and found sources of unsecured systems. According to the analysis made by Vectra, the higher education sector was one industry with the biggest amount of infected devices that have been used for crypto mining. Hackers target higher education sectors The Read More

The Rapid Growth Of Japan’s Crypto Market

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on The Rapid Growth Of Japan’s Crypto Market
Japan has been known for a while now as the country where cryptocurrencies are thriving. Back in 2014, when the first crypto exchange officially opened, this country’s cryptocurrency market was valued at about $23.35 million. Since then, the country has taken an extremely large interest in digital currencies, and many new exchanges were opened. Last year, Read More

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Considers Development Of Municipal Cryptocurrency And ICO

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Considers Development Of Municipal Cryptocurrency And ICO
Mayor-President Joel Robideaux of Lafayette parish, Louisiana proposed the parish government to create its own cryptocurrency and consider launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), local news The Acadiana Advocate reported April 12. In his annual speech at the Heymann Center, Robideaux presented Lafayette as a technological hub, which could benefit from the development of its Read More

XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on XRP ‘Absolutely Not’ A Security Says Ripple Chief Market Strategist
Ripple Foundation’s chief market strategist Corey Johnson said that XRP is not a security in an interview, CNBC reports April 12. Johnson told CNBC Wednesday that Ripple was not a security as to allay speculation that XRP had not been added to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase due to questions over its status. Johnson said, “We absolutely Read More

Making Friends With Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies At Specialized Event In Kyiv

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Making Friends With Blockchain And Cryptocurrencies At Specialized Event In Kyiv
Tough control over ICO would herald 2018. So, no more talks about the absence of a legal framework for cryptocurrencies. That is a conclusion of the speakers at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv. On March 29th, for the fifth time, Kyiv gathered officials, entrepreneurs, traders, lawyers, startup founders in order to discuss the introduction of Read More

How Mining Affects The Value Of Cryptocurrencies

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on How Mining Affects The Value Of Cryptocurrencies
Most cryptocurrencies are created as a result of a process called mining, an operation in which a group of computers associate to finish an equation that grants the operator with retribution in the form of a cryptocurrency, if they manage to be the first to validate the block. Some crypto-related assets following this validation pattern Read More