Cryptocurrency & Blockchain breaking news

Feb 16, 2019 at 13:24
JPM Crypto: JPMorgan is Launching its Own Bank-Backed Coin
JPMorgan will start providing the first U.S bank-banked crypto, named “JPM Coin”, in order to push its massive universal transactions as part of its extensive wholesale payments business.
Feb 16, 2019 at 10:05
E-Commerce: Place of Cryptocurrency in Italian Online Market
The e-commerce sector in Italy is expanding. According to the 2017 statistics, nearly half the total number of Internet users in the world have purchased something online at least once. This trend seems to be popular in China, the USA, Germany, as well as in Italy.
Feb 15, 2019 at 18:21
Cryptocurrency Payments in Venezuela Subject to 15% Commission
The authority responsible for the regulation of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, known as the National Superintendence of Cryptos Related Activities of Venezuela, SUNACRIP, recently released regulations dealing with the sending and receiving of remittances in digital currency friendly nations within the South American continent. The authoritative instrument was publicly published in the Official Gazette 41,581 on Feb 7 this year, DiarioBitcoin reports.
Feb 15, 2019 at 17:32
Monero to Prevent ASIC Mining, Hard Fork Scheduled for March 9
XMR developers, and the whole team at large, are ready and in high gear to fork their network on Saturday, March 9th 2019 in order to lower the effectiveness of ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits). The hard fork might cause a change to the Monero proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm and also lower the hash rate competences of ASIC miners by a significant factor of over 2.5.
Feb 15, 2019 at 13:03
Cryptocurrency Exchange Users Can Now Backup Private Keys
The famous cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, based in the US, has officially announced encrypted storage support for their official Coinbase Wallet seed or private keys on iCloud and Google Drive. The announcement was made on Tue Feb 12.
Feb 14, 2019 at 15:42
Cryptopia Hack: Police Allows Exchange to Resume Operations
After the hack that saw over $16.2 million illegally stolen from New Zealand’s hacked cryptocurrency exchange, police in New Zealand has given the go-ahead to Cryptopia, a crypto exchange that was recently hacked, to reopen and start operating at any time it's ready, according to a report on Wed February 13, 2019, by the New Zealand Herald, a local news outlet.
Feb 14, 2019 at 13:23
Taproot for Bitcoin: Technology to Improve Privacy
The overall insight of Bitcoin’s privacy has changed in the direction of more emphasis on advancing it as the market for privacy-oriented digital currencies propagates, and increasing attack vectors for deanonymizing customers are exposed. Bitcoin Crypto users at large may, very soon, be able to benefit from a new trick popularly known as “Taproot.”
Feb 14, 2019 at 10:35
JPMorgan: Bitcoin Price is Now Lower Than Cost of Mining One BTC
According to research on the ground, the production-weighted cash cost to create 1 Bitcoin (BTC) averaged approx. $4,060 worldwide in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, analysts from JPMorgan Chase Co. reveal. This cost is much higher than the current Bitcoin price as Bloomberg reports.
Feb 13, 2019 at 17:02
Bitcoin Price Surges Close to $3,700, Ethereum Surpasses Ripple
The one-day (24h) period of trading has not registered a vast activity in the digital currency economy. Since the surge on February 8, which saw Bitcoin (BTC) touch the $3700 resistance level, nothing actually momentous has taken place on the BTC markets. However, ETH has finally managed to race past XRP.
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