New Report Warns 87 Percent of Cryptocurrency Exchange Volume Is Potentially Suspicious

Almost 90 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges’ reported trade volumes may be incorrect, new research from trading analytics platform The Tie warned in a digest released on March 18. Reporting on figures gathered from 97 exchanges, researchers found that the vast majority of the volume claimed to come from users...

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC). Also Read: In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US...

Blockchain Startup Bison Trails Receives $5.25 Mln Investment Backed by Galaxy Digital

New blockchain startup Bison Trails has received an investment of $5.25 million in a seed round backed by Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital. The firm announced the fundraising in a Medium post on March 15. Led by two early stage venture capital firms Initialized Capital and Accomplice,...

Blockchain and AI: Leading the Way to the Fourth Industrial Revolution Against the Odds

Human imagination and the strive to turn science fiction into science fact goes back to ancient times, but has only truly begun to manifest itself in the last 50 years. Though mostly unseen by average users, artificial intelligence (AI) is already deeply embedded in the basic processes people have...

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Temporary Liquidation at $140

Latest Ethereum (ETH) News To quantify, there are more than 1.2 million dApps based on the most-on demand and secure crypto smart contracting platform, Ethereum. With smart contracts executing orders off an immutable and public network, security is a top priority. Read:Report: Ethereum (ETH) Has Twice the Monthly Core...

Seoul Medical Center to Launch Blockchain Tech Project With Korean Science, IT Ministry

A major hospital in South Korea’s capital city has announced plans to launch a blockchain-based platform aimed to improve its medical services. The news was reported by the Daily Medi, a healthcare sector-focused Korean news outlet, on March 17. According to the publication, the “Smart Hospital” project was jointly...

Largest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies

Leading Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus has announced that it will now accept cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published on March 19. Per the announcement, the shop is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV (BSV), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), Tron...

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

In this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account...

Québécois Regulator Calls for Investors in Non-Compliant Blockchain Firm to Come Forward

Québec’s financial markets regulator has asked investors in the firm Laboratoire Blockchain to come forward, now that the firm and associated individuals face a sweep of injunctive orders over their alleged violations of securities laws. The appeal was made in an official statement published on March 18. The AMF...

WooCommerce Integrates XRP When eCommerce Sales Are Projected to Hit $4.8 Trillion by 2021

By design, Ripple solutions are tailored specifically for financial institutions and global banks. However, and gauging from their recent developments, the global payment platform is changing tact. Days after announcing their partnership with Forte and dedicating $100 million to promote and grow blockchain based gaming, XRPL Labs—the company founded...