Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

China’s Central Bank Wants to Put the Damper on Airdrops Report

n nn nn The People’s Bank of China PBoC, China’s central bank, has its eyes on cryptocurrency companies that run airdrop campaigns in the country.In its most recent financial stability report for 2018, which was published on Friday, November 3, 2018, the bank said there has been a surge in the number of disguised Initial Coin Offerings ICO, including the ...

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Port Authority of Valencia Joins Maersk, IBM Blockchain Project for Shipping

The Port Authority of Valencia, Spain has joined IBM and Maersk’s blockchain ecosystem designed to improve supply chains and shipping efficiency Cointelegraph.com News

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Major Car Dealerships and Airport Limos in Japan Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies

A regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan has partnered with two companies to enable cryptocurrency payments for their businesses. Hinomaru Limousine has started accepting payments in cryptocurrencies for its airport taxi service while Carchs Holdings allows crypto payments at its used car dealerships. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Airport Car Service by Hinomaru Bitpoint, one of Japan’s ...

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Startups Urgently Need to Adapt to a Changing Market as Token Sales Drop 90 Percent

With a bear market and a change in sentiment around ICOs, the risk of using such a fundraising mechanism now constitutes a cheaper, more reliable way of hosting a crowdsale. A staggering collapse this year in ICO funding – from $ 2.5 billion in February to $ 181 million by September – means that it has become vital for startups ...

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Mining Giant Bitfury Raises $80 Million in Closed Funding Round as Mining Market Matures

n On the back of IPO rumors, Bitfurys latest funding round totals $ 80 millionn CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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Study: Crypto Mining Consumes More Energy Than Mineral Mining

U.S. researchers reveal that crypto mining consumes more energy than gold or platinum mining to generate one U.S. dollar Cointelegraph.com News

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Exchanges Roundup: Luno Expects ‘Open’ South African Rules, Bitstamp Updates Engine

In this edition of Exchanges Roundup, we look at a Luno executive’s belief that the South African government will introduce “open” crypto regulations. We also focus on Bitstamp, which expects a 1250x increase in matching speed after it integrates a customized version of Cinnober’s trading engine software into its platform, as well as the motivation behind a Dutch exchange’s decision to advertise ...

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Blockchain.com Wallet Adds Stellar, Announces $125 Mln XLM Airdrop to Drive Adoption

n Major crypto wallet provider Blockchain.com launches support for Stellar XLM, announces massive $ 125 million XLM airdropn CryptScout #BitFeed RSS – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News 24/7

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