Cryptocurrencies

ICO And Crypto Social Media Ban: Should We Be Worried?

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on ICO And Crypto Social Media Ban: Should We Be Worried?
Some may find it ironic, if Silicon Valley is to be viewed as an ally to cryptocurrency, that every major social media network is taking steps to ban ICO and crypto-related advertisements. How much will this affect the market? There is an argument that these advertisements might cause people who cannot afford to invest in Read More

UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats
On April 10, the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) released a report analyzing how nefarious cyber activity influenced the business environment in Great Britain over the past year. The report dedicates a section to cryptojacking, a form of cyber attack in which a hacker utilizes an individual’s computer, without the owner’s knowledge, to mine Read More

The Current State Of The ICO & Token Sale Market

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on The Current State Of The ICO & Token Sale Market
by Igor Karavaev Pessimistic forecasts prove wrong as the hype keeps growing In 2016, investments in ICOs started out at $95 million spread across 43 projects. Last year saw 210 ICO projects raise $3.88 billion (all data provided by coinschedule.com), leading to a huge upsurge in interest for this new instrument for financing high-tech startups. Read More

Is The UK Positioning Itself For Global Fintech Leadership?

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Is The UK Positioning Itself For Global Fintech Leadership?
by David Drake The UK has recently been making strides in the cryptocurrency market. Earlier in the year, the UK treasury committee launched an inquiry into cryptocurrencies to determine how they would impact businesses and investors. In another significant move, the UK government developed its Fintech Sector Strategy (FSS) that factors crypto-assets and launched it Read More

Canadian Barter Platform Introduces Its Own Cryptocurrency

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Canadian Barter Platform Introduces Its Own Cryptocurrency
Canadian online trading and barter platform Bunz Trading Zone is launching its own cryptocurrency, BTZ, local paper The Globe and Mail reports April 9. BTZ  (pronounced “bitz”) is reported to be “the first Canadian cryptocurrency to launch to an already-established community – its own members.” Bunz was launched in 2013 as a private Facebook group Read More

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review: March 31 – Apr. 6

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Performance Review: March 31 – Apr. 6
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author 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. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Global Equity Markets: Mixed performance Global equity markets ended Read More

IBM Predicts Governments Will Embrace Cryptos Soon

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on IBM Predicts Governments Will Embrace Cryptos Soon
2017 was an important year for cryptocurrencies, moving them from a concept hardly identifiable to a popular term for retail investors. However, the road has not been easy at all. Enterprises have consistently shown their disapproval for the new form of exchange, for instance, the case of Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, who publicly Read More

Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More
Today we discuss the Altcoins market, the stand Monero and SiaCoin have taken against ASIC mining, the recent legalization of cryptocurrency, ICOs and Smart Contracts in Belarus and so much more. Come take a look. Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining After Bitmain released the ASIC-powered Antminer X3 (which was designed to mine with the Read More

India’s Central Bank To Stop Dealing With All Crypto-Related Accounts, ‘Not Ban On Crypto’ Commenters Say

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on India’s Central Bank To Stop Dealing With All Crypto-Related Accounts, ‘Not Ban On Crypto’ Commenters Say
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that the bank will no longer provide services to any person or business that deals with cryptocurrencies, adding that it is also looking into releasing its own cryptocurrency in the future, according to a “Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies” released today, April 5. India’s Finance Ministry Read More

Traditional Markets Start Off Q2 With Record Low, Crypto Markets See Slight Growth

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Traditional Markets Start Off Q2 With Record Low, Crypto Markets See Slight Growth
The end of the first quarter of 2018 saw not only poor performances in the crypto market – which lost around 50 percent of total market cap – but also a poor second quarter start for the traditional markets, with the S&P 500 Index’s slump of 2.2 percent Monday, April 2 marking the lowest April Read More