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Crimea to Set Up Blockchain University to Help Countries Evade U.S. Sanctions

Crimea, a disputed territory between Ukraine and Russia, is heading towards the creation of an international center for blockchain technology. Authorities in the Crimean Peninsula regard blockchain technology as a solution for states under international…
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Islamic Scholars Approve Swiss-Based Value Preservation Payment Token X8X

X8 AG, a Switzerland-based blockchain technology company and creator of value preservation payment token X8X, has obtained the approval from Islamic scholars in order to be marketed as a Sharia-compliant digital currency. The certification will…
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15 Banks to Test DTCC’s Market Infrastructure Using Blockchain

Post-trade market infrastructure giant DTCC has initiated the testing phase to re-platform its credit derivatives on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cloud. The trial will include the participation of 15 of the world’s largest global…
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Bitfury Raises $80 Million from Korelya, Macquarie, Mike Novogratz

Blockchain technology company, Bitfury, has raised $80 million from a number of global institutional and corporate investors. Led by Korelya Capital, the private placement was joined by Macquarie Capital, Asian financial institution Dentsu…
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Can Crypto Credit Cards Bridge the Two Financial Realms?

To the dismay of decentralists, the relationship between traditional institutions and the crypto world has always been one-sided, with the former group consistently having the upper hand over the latter. However, with the arrival of crypto-backed…
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Ephrata, Washington Imposes Year-Long Ban on New Cryptocurrency Mining Operations

The city of Ephrata, Washington, will halt new crypto mining developments in the city for the next 12 months, Eastern Washington and North Idaho daily newspaper The Spokesman Review reports Friday, Oct. 19. The recently announced suspension…
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Is Demand For Bitcoin Mining in Decline? Chip Maker Slashes Target

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest dedicated independent chipmaker, has predicted a drop in demand from the cryptocurrency mining community in the fourth quarter this year. The growth target of 7 to 9 percent…
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Bitcoin is Maturing, Crypto Growth Surprisingly Positive Reveals Study

New research published in a renowned scientific journal speculates that the Bitcoin markets are rapidly maturing, which could be positive news for investors. The journal – called Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science –…
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Binance Makes Updates to Listing Fee Policy, to Donate 100% to Charity

In a recent announcement on the Binance website, the major cryptocurrency exchange explained that they would be introducing an unprecedented policy that makes coin listing fees completely transparent, with 100% of those fees being donated to…
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Maker (MKR) Cryptocurrency Clips $750 as Dai Eyes Augur Integration

Maker (MKR), the central token of the Maker smart contract platform and the Dai stablecoin system, has experienced a phenomenal rally over the past month, bolstered a major partnership and an investment from one of the cryptocurrency industry’s…