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[Sora Summit 2018] Cryptocurrency is in Bear Market, the Industry is Expected to Become More Popular in the Coming Year

When Benjamin Rameau, Chairman of Binance Labs, attended the "Sora Summit 2018" in Macau today, he bluntly compared it to 2017. In 2018, the market conditions have changed from bull market to bear market. Bitcoin has fallen sharply from historical highs. Investors have lost...

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[Sora Summit 2018] Cryptocurrency is in Bear Market, the Industry is Expected to Become More Popular in the Coming Year

When Benjamin Rameau, Chairman of Binance Labs, attended the "Sora Summit 2018" in Macau today, he bluntly compared it to 2017. In 2018, the...

Major Oil Firms to Launch Blockchain Platform Vakt for Energy Commodity Trading

According to S&P Global Platts, the consortiums of BP, Shell, and Equinor jointly launched Vakt, a blockchain platform. It is scheduled to be put into...

Faraday Future to get $900 Million From Blockchain Company EVAIO

Faraday Future, the electric car startup aiming to challenge Tesla, is in line to secure a $900 million funding package from EVAIO Blockchain, releasing the company...

[HKBCS 2018] InvestaCrowd Real Estate Tokenization Potential Has “No Limit”

Securities-based token issuance (STO) has become a hot topic in the virtual asset market. Many financial institutions are studying how to implement asset tokenization...

Singapore Exchange Successfully Trials Blockchain Settlement for Tokenized Assets

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced yesterday that it has successfully used blockchain technology with the Singapore Monetary Authority (MAS) to conduct cross-blockchain platform settlement...

South Korean Crypto Exchange Zeniex Shuts Down Amidst Crackdowns

Zeniex, a Korean crypto exchange that has only been in operation for six months, notified the public that it was shutting down its official website...

The SEC’s Final Decision on Bitcoin ETF Applications Will Happen Within 2 Months. Top Cryptocurrencies Rebound Today.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will make a final decision on nine Bitcoin ETF applications within the next two months. The performance of...

SEC Delays Bitcoin ETF Application, Market Falls

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it would postpone the final decision date for VanEck-SolidX's Bitcoin ETF application until September 30th...

Huobi Brings in Partners to Launch New Digital Trading Platforms

According to the South China Morning Post today, Huobi Group, operator of the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume, has selected to...

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What Are Stablecoins?

One of the problems with cryptocurrency is stability. Speculation and other reasons can affect daily price fluctuations. Price volatility ultimately affects the practicality of...

【Korea Live】Panel Discussion: Blockchain’s Path to Mass Adoption

Shift Payments Co-Founder, Meg Nakamura, said at the Beyond Blocks forum that everyone has a VISA card and a MasterCard, but not everyone cares...

[Special Analysis] Hong Kong-Listed Crypto Mining Companies to Decline, Dragged Down By Operating Performance, Relying on R&D of AI to Protect Their Future

The general public's initial impression of the blockchain may be Bitcoin and mining. This is in part due to advertisements on social platforms; both...

【Exclusive Interview】Kain Warwick of Havven

So what is Havven? It's a decentralized, peer-to-peer payment platform that allows users to perform transactions in a price-stable cryptocurrency ecosystem. It features a...

[Expert Analysis] Outlook of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Not So Optimistic

The economic problems in Venezuela remain unresolved and the Bolivar, the original legal currency, is a waste of paper at this point. The International Monetary...

[Expert Analysis] Outlook of Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Not So Optimistic

The economic problems in Venezuela remain unresolved and the Bolivar, the original legal currency, is a waste of paper at this point. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had predicted that inflation in Venezuela would reach 1,000,000%...

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Japan’s FSA Doesn’t Consider Stablecoins a Cryptocurrency Under Current Law

A stablecoin is not considered as a virtual currency said Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA). In Japan, the cryptocurrency market is...

Tim Draper: Total Market Value of Cryptocurrency Market to Reach $80 Trillion in the Next 15 Years

Tim Draper, a well-known venture capitalist, said at a summit in Singapore last Wednesday that although the cryptocurrency is temporarily quiet, it will grow...

FedEx Joins Hyperledger Consortium to Grow Open Source Distributed Ledger Frameworks

FedEx, the multinational courier delivery services company, has just become one of the 14 newest members to join the Hyperledger consortium. According to a press release, Hyperledger announced...

[cryptocurrency series] Tether

Leading Founders: Giancarlo Devasini, Philip Potter Founded: November 2014 Issue size: Currently more than 3.08 billion USDT Introduction: Tether (trade name: USDT) is a stablecoin linked to the US dollar. Tether...

CFTC Chairman: Regulators Should Avoid Suppressing Cryptocurrency Innovation but Also be Wary

Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), said in an interview with CNBC on Friday that regulators should avoid inhibiting...

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Nvidia Earned Nearly 90% in Q2, but Expects Crypto-Mining Revenue to Dry Up

Nvidia announced its second quarter results for the financial year ending on July 29, 2018. Net profit was $1.11 billion USD, up 89% year-over-year, and...

What Are Stablecoins?

One of the problems with cryptocurrency is stability. Speculation and other reasons can affect daily price fluctuations. Price volatility ultimately affects the practicality of cryptocurrency....

Binance Looks to Add New Stablecoins

Stablecoins have recently become one of the hot topics in the market and the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange currency is considering listing more stablecoin. Binance's chief...

SEC Officials Plan on Releasing ‘Plain English’ ICO Guidance

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is planning to further characterize cryptocurrencies, and SEC Corporate Finance Chairman William Hinman, who attended Washington D.C. Fintech...

Adult Video Service Tube8 to Reward Viewers With Crypto Tokens

The adult video service and Pornhub subsidiary, Tube8, announced that it will work with Vice Industry Token (VIT) to reward viewers who interact with their services...

Mining Machine Manufacturer Bitfury Considering Listing with Valuation of $5 Billion

Following the Bitcoin mining machine manufacturer Bitmain, there are mining machine manufacturers interested in going public. Bloomberg quoted sources as saying that  Bitfury is considering...

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Reveals Institutions More Optimistic About Bitcoin Than the Public

Fundstrat CEO Tom Lee conducted a survey on various factors within the cryptocurrency industry on Twitter at the end of last month. Lee also privately...

[Consensus Singapore] The Singapore Monetary Authority Says Singapore Blockchain Is Not Competing With Hong Kong

While at Consensus: Singapore, Feng Shijian, deputy director of the Technology and Infrastructure Division of the Monetary Authority of Singapore said that Singapore is not...

Bitmain Jihan Wu: Tokens Should Provide Dividends to Holders

According to a Jinse.com report, Jihan Wu, Co-founder of Bitmain, said at a summit in Hong Kong that tokens should distribute the proceeds of investments...