Crypto

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Industry heavyweights partner for blockchain margin and collateral service

20.06.2018

Nasdaq, EuroCCP, Euroclear and ABN AMRO Clearing have teamed up to address challenges around the provision of collateral to central counterparties (CCPs) using blockchain technology. The consortium has completed a proof of concept around the use of securities to cover margin calls, with a shared network that can be built between collateral givers, collateral takers […]

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Blockchain consortium R3 CEO blasts rumours of financial woes

13.06.2018

The chief executive of blockchain consortium R3 has come out fighting against rumours that the company is facing financial difficulty. David Rutter said in a statement that an “inaccurate” and “negative” news article about R3 had been published as a result of disgruntled former employees of R3 spreading false rumours. Fortune published a story last […]

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Commerzbank replicates FX trade with blockchain

25.05.2018

Commerzbank has instantaneously replicated an FX forward using blockchain in a trade with German industrial group, thyssenKrupp. The successful use of blockchain eliminated the need for transaction reconciliation between the two parties because the trade was stored as a single immutable record. Commerzbank and thyssenKrupp’s FX forward deal was a EUR/PLNFX trade which amounted to […]

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Apollo 11 Engineer Prepares For Crypto Launch

24.05.2018

The chief executive officer of Korona is Jean-Marc Stigemeyer, a one-time engineer who worked on the Apollo 11 program for NASA’s space program. He is sure that Blockchain is a real future – a company pretending to have a new ecosystem has everything necessary to help redeem the “second crypto-economic boom” and to reach a […]

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Bitcoin Falls to Six-Week Low as U.S. Investigates Market Manipulation

24.05.2018

Cryptocurrencies were lower on Thursday, with Bitcoin falling to a six-week low amid reports that the U.S. Justice Department is looking into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Bitcoin was trading at $7,377.80, falling 6.74% as of 7:59 AM ET (11:59 GMT) on the Bitfinex exchange. As virtual currencies […]

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Cryptocurrencies Rise Despite Bitfinex’s Plan to Turn Info Over to Governments

21.05.2018

Cryptocurrencies gained across the board on Monday, despite news that Bitfinex would comply with handing customer information over to governments. Bitcoin gained 2.19% in the last 24 hours to reach $8,505.60 on the Bitfinex exchange by 8:37AM ET (12:37GMT). Ethereum, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, edged forward 0.3% at $709.73 on the […]

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Social Media Users Can Now Share News With Profits

21.05.2018

The sharing economy is a term used to describe the rapid spread of services built around the skills and knowledge of individuals, who can employ applications to share their personal expertise with the public and set their own rates. It can also outline how news is disseminated between people on the internet, though when compared […]

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Are Gates, Buffet, and Munger All Threatened by Bitcoin?

21.05.2018

The price of Bitcoin slipped this week after Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, and Charlie Munger all spoke poorly of the digital asset. But the question remains, do these billionaire heavyweights know what they’re talking about? Gates insisted that Bitcoin was a ‘greater fool’ investment, as well as “one of the crazier, speculative things” he had […]

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Bitcoin’s Volatility Influences the Number of Blockchain and Crypto Jobs, Research Shows

20.05.2018

Bitcoin is an industry which creates a ton of jobs. With so many companies getting in on the cryptocurrency action, a lot of employment opportunities are created in the process. However, research indicates there is a factor determining how many jobs are available in this particular industry. It seems the falling Bitcoin price is directly […]

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German Stock Exchange Unveils Bison for Free Trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple

20.05.2018

Germany second-biggest stock exchange, Börse Stuttgart, is expanding its footprint into the cryptocurrency sector with the launch of a new crypto trading platform. Bison is the new platform that the exchange says will simplify the process of trading digital currencies and becomes the first crypto app, backed by a reputable stock exchange. Bison Crypto Trading […]

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