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Vote Threshold Is Met: EOS Can Finally Launch Its Platform

According to data from EOS Authority, EOS has finally acquired the minimum votes required for its network to go live. After EOS failed to launch its platform on its projected launch date of June 2, a live-stream vote was called, where users voted “Go” to launch the blockchain network. But while the network got the […]

Report: Suspicious Transactions at Korean Exchange Coinrail Months Before Hack

Following the announcement by South Korean crypto exchange Coinrail that it has been hacked, a local publication reported that some banks had identified suspicious transactions at the exchange and stopped providing services to company months before the incident. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Suspicious Transactions Detected South Korea’s seventh-largest cryptocurrency exchange, […]

New Platform Answers the Question: Who’s Really Behind That ICO?

With crypto scams running rampant across the globe, Human Trust Protocol, aka Hub, is joining hands with Civic, a blockchain identification service provider, to verify users via know-your-client (KYC) data gathered from the Civic secure identity platform (SIP). The new project entitled ICO Hub is an algorithmic ICO rating service that adds identity verification as […]

More Japanese Public Companies Entering the Crypto Space

Following reports of six publicly listed companies launching their own cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan, three other firms listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have announced plans to enter the space with various crypto offerings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Publicly traded companies in Japan are increasingly seeking to enter the crypto […]

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Looking to the Past and the Future

South Korea just ruled that bitcoin is a legally recognizable asset, which is good news for investors, but not such good news for convicted criminals that had managed to hold onto their cryptocurrency in the past. While 5,300 miles away in Slovenia, we see BTC City adopting full cryptocurrency support via blockchain by all vendors […]

Wall Street Analyst Says $25,000 Bitcoin Prediction in 2018 is Still in Play

The cryptocurrency market has slowed over the past few days, with Bitcoin holding price levels within the mid $7,000s. However, Robert Sluymer and Tom Lee, both from market analysis firm, Fundstrat, believe that this will change very shortly. Tom Lee Reaffirms His $25,000 Prediction Again, This Time On Bloomberg Tom Lee is by-far one of […]

Chinese Cryptomining Chip Giant Bitmain Is Considering an IPO

Bitmain — the largest and most established manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining chips — is considering an IPO, or initial public offering. This could potentially open the company’s books to the world and allow the stock market to assign the company real-time value. Bitmain’s 32-year-old founder Jihan Wu says he’s chiefly examining the possibilities of a […]

To Better Organize, Decentralize: Matan Field of DAOstack

It’s time to move past the inefficiency of antiquated organizational structures, and blockchains are the key. So say the creators of DAOstack, a solution that’s designed to intuitively move people into systems of decentralized governance and away from the traditional top-down hierarchies that predominate the planet today. DAOstack CEO Matan Field was the featured guest […]

Three Luxury Apartments Sold for 420 BTC in the Coastal Region of Montenegro

This week three luxury apartments located in Budva, Montenegro sold for 420 BTC (3.2Mn USD) according to Notary Office and the firm Astra Montenegro Investment Association (AMIA). Furthermore, the AMIA has been successfully promoting the use of digital currencies in Budva and has convinced the neighboring Dukley hotel, Beach Lounge, and Marina to accept BTC. […]

Slovenia Plays Host to the World’s First “Bitcoin City”

One of the smallest countries in the EU may also have some of the biggest ambitions. Slovenia has announced that its largest shopping center — coincidentally known as BTC City — will transform into a complete bitcoin city, in which every store and venture will accept cryptocurrency and operate via blockchain technology. The complex, located […]