Cryptocurrency and Blockchain M&A has Only Just Begun to Boom

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Cryptocurrency mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are reaching record highs. This is the result of dealmakers seeing opportunity in the latest price slump, says JMP Securities.  In fact, just over the last year, M&A is 200% at an annualized rate. 115 Cryptocurrency Deals already Announced in 2018 This week saw 115 inked deals involving cryptocurrency or … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency and Blockchain M&A has Only Just Begun to Boom”

Four Reasons Cryptocurrency Really is Here to Stay

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It’s only a matter of time before we see broader cryptocurrency adoption.  Here are the Top 5 reasons why. Reason No. 1—Bakkt is Nearing The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has partnered with Microsoft, Starbucks and Boston Consulting Group to launch Bakkt, a new cryptocurrency exchange, for example.  The intention is to build an “open and regulated, … Continue reading “Four Reasons Cryptocurrency Really is Here to Stay”

Austria First Western Nation Issuing Ethereum Blockchain Bonds

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Austria is a beautiful, forward-thinking, and wealthy nation landlocked along the Danube River in the heart of central Europe. In fact, it has risen to prominence most recently for a choice the country made. That choice, the Austrian government will use the public blockchain of Ethereum to issue $1.35 billion (around €1.15 billion) in government … Continue reading “Austria First Western Nation Issuing Ethereum Blockchain Bonds”

North Korea Defeating U.S. Sanctions With BTC Cryptocurrencies

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North Korea is famous for covert operations in their struggle to defy the West and acquire nuclear weapons. For years they have engaged in a literal David versus Goliath struggle against the United States and Europe. Now two experts reveal insider information showing how the North Koreans still manage to fund their dictatorial nation state. … Continue reading “North Korea Defeating U.S. Sanctions With BTC Cryptocurrencies”

US SEC Director: “We will likely Recommend more Substantial Remedies”

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US SEC Director Stephanie Avakian says the agency will likely recommend “more substantial remedies” against those who fail to follow initial coin offering (ICO) registration requirements. At the same time, “We have tried to be thoughtful about how to handle ICO registration cases that do not involve fraud.  We want to recognize legitimate efforts to … Continue reading “US SEC Director: “We will likely Recommend more Substantial Remedies””

Wirex Boosts Ethereum (ETH) Adoption Efforts In Europe

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Ethereum has been called the 2.0 edition of cryptocurrencies for several years now. Despite the enormous contributions ETH has made to the digital universe, it has been stuck in a rut. The silver token of the cryptocurrency world has needed a boost. Now, Wirex has provided that necessary boost that ETH has been seeking. Enables … Continue reading “Wirex Boosts Ethereum (ETH) Adoption Efforts In Europe”

Bitcoin Cash Wins Critical Ally in Europe, Canada and Australia

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It is no secret that Bitcoin Cash has been struggling lately. Despite its success in expanding its network through successful adoption, the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap has issues. These include a community on the verge of fracturing and a declining price and hashrate. Some good news hit BCH like a thunderbolt today. The … Continue reading “Bitcoin Cash Wins Critical Ally in Europe, Canada and Australia”

Bitcoin Cash to Suffer an Untimely Death?

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Bitcoin cash is currently the fourth largest ranked digital asset according to market cap on CoinMarketCap.com. At nearly $11 billion in market cap today, it is almost twice as large as the next biggest— EOS. Despite the importance of BCH to the crypto-verse, the digital asset could actually become a shadow of itself. This would … Continue reading “Bitcoin Cash to Suffer an Untimely Death?”

Indian Central Bank: From Cryptocurrency Foe to Adopter

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Ironically, India was among the chief foes of cryptocurrencies in the past. Only this year it nearly banned the digital assets in the huge country. Yet now India appears to have done an about face. New Delhi is planning its own national cryptocurrency to fill the void left by its crushed crypto-rivals. In June of … Continue reading “Indian Central Bank: From Cryptocurrency Foe to Adopter”

Turkey: The Biggest Cryptocurrency Adopter?

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Most enthusiasts would probably not guess which investor nation has the highest percentage of adopters of BTC and the altcoins. The surprising answer is Turkey. Statistica recently revealed that the Turks are the population with the largest percentage of cryptocurrency investors in their population. In results that are remarkable, the study reveals that 18 percent … Continue reading “Turkey: The Biggest Cryptocurrency Adopter?”