CMC Markets Adds Bitcoin Cash to Cryptocurrency Offering

CMC Markets, a U.K.-headquartered financial derivatives brokerage with shares listed on the London Stock Exchange, revealed on Tuesday that it has expanded its cryptocurrency offering to include bitcoin cash (BCH), as well as litecoin (LTC) and ripple (XRP). Also Read: How to Easily Give BCH as Gifts in Halloween Trick-or-Treat …

Coinbase Raises $300 Million, Reaching $8 Billion Valuation

The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage service Coinbase announced on Tuesday that it had raised $300 million in series E equity funding. This latest round confirms Coinbase’s status as the largest cryptocurrency organization of its kind, bringing its market valuation up to $8 billion. Also read: Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by …

Markets Update: Traders Play a Lower Range After Cryptocurrency Prices Dip

Digital asset prices dropped in value on Monday after the last few weeks of cryptocurrency market consolidation and stability. Around 8:10 a.m. EDT on Oct. 29, the top 10 digital currency markets saw percentage losses of between 2-5%. Since our last markets update two days ago, the entire crypto-economy has …

Regulations Roundup: Cryptocurrency Campaign Donations, US Judge Warns Malaysians

In recent regulatory news, a report by the Center for Public Integrity has explored the potential for cryptocurrency donations to obfuscate politicians’ sources of funding, a U.S. judge has urged the Malaysian public to exercise due diligence when considering seeking exposure to cryptocurrencies, and a report conducted by IBM Blockchain …

Ethereum Now On Hyperledger Fabric

Hyperledger Fabric now supports Ethereum according to a recent blog post from the team at Hyperledger. According to the report, Hyperledger Fabric now supports Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) bytecode smart contracts and now – contracts can now be written in languages such as Solidity or Vyper. Along with introducing a …

Exchanges Roundup: SBI to Develop Wallet, Huobi Targets New Markets

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, SBI Group has unveiled a partnership with Sepior that will see the companies jointly develop a proprietary wallet, Huobi has announced it is establishing an operational base in Dubai to target the African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian cryptocurrency markets, and Trijo, a …

Regulations Roundup: Shenzhen Court Recognizes Bitcoin, Coinbase Lawsuit Dismissed

In recent regulatory news, a Shenzhen court has ruled in favor of protecting an “equity transfer agreement” involving bitcoin, the judge presiding over a class action lawsuit against Coinbase has granted a motion to dismiss, and an Australian woman has been arrested for stealing 100,000 XRP following a 10-month investigation. …

8000+ Expected – Blockchain Expo North America Exhibition Announces Expert Speakers

Blockchain Expo North America, will be returning to Santa Clara, CA 28-29 November 2018. Similar to last year, it’s expected that attendance will be solid and there will be even more thought-provoking content on Blockchain for both enterprises and startups alike.  Topics will including Enterprise Blockchain Platforms & Strategies, Cryptocurrency …

Meet ‘Spedn’ — A Smart Contract Programming Language for Bitcoin Cash

On Wednesday, a developer called Tendo Pein announced the launch of a new smart contract programming language for the Bitcoin Cash network. Pein said “Spedn,” a BCH-based language, is designed for explicitness and safety while having a syntax similar to the C programming environment. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation …

WeedMD and Blockstrain launch Proprietary Genome Tracking Software to Protect Cannabis Genetics & Intellectual Property

WeedMD Inc., a distributor of medical-grade cannabis, and Blockstrain Technology Corp. are pleased to announce the kick off the launch of Blockstrain’s proprietary genome tracking software. The announcement has come following the collection and registration of WeedMD’s cannabis plant DNA. The Blockstrain solution is a company designed to expedite DNA …

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