The Latest Crypto News From The Interwebs - 17th August 21:00

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Goonhilly and Spacebit Partner To Accelerate Commercial Space Exploration Through Blockchain Technology

Via Pavlo Tanasyuk Fri Aug 17 20:49:53 BST 2018
Goonhilly Earth Station, the UK satellite communications innovator and space gateway, has today announced that it is collaborating with space blockchain technology pioneers, Spacebit, to develop the use of blockchain technology for space-based data applications and mission deployment. Blockchain technology has the potential to introduce new techniques to accelerate space exploration by creating an ecosystem that fosters access to space data. The partnership is seeking to lower the barrier to entry to access to space communication and application networks. The Goonhilly-Spacebit collaboration, with initial agreement signed at the Farnborough International Air Show in the UK (FIA18),
Tagged with #Press-Release #blockchain #blockchain-technology #communication-network #DLT #editorial #ESA #Goonhilly #Goonhilly-and-Spacebit-Partner #ground-station #PR


Cryptocurrency Firm Pantera Capital Seeks $175 Million For Third Venture Fund

Via Lester Coleman Fri Aug 17 20:15:36 BST 2018
nture fund at $175 million, surpassing the $25 million raised for its second fund and the $13 million from its first one, according to TechCrunch. A new filing for a Pantera venture fund offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin-&-Blockchain-Investments #Funding #News #Dan-Morehead #Pantera-Capital #sec


Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, ETC: Price Analysis, August 17

Via Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay Fri Aug 17 20:02:00 BST 2018
Cryptocurrencies are currently pulling back from their lows. So, should the traders start buying at these levels or wait? Let’s find out.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin #Ethereum #Ripple #Bitcoin-Cash #EOS #Stellar #Litecoin #Cardano #Monero #ETC #Price-Analysis


Ripple (XRP) Signs Deal with Bittrex for xRapid Transactions

Via Chelsea Roh Fri Aug 17 19:53:43 BST 2018
Ripple (XRP) has just announced that it has signed three major partnerships for xRapid, its product geared towards financial institutions. These Ripple xRapid partnerships will allow the XRP token to be exchanged to and from another currency efficiently. Announced today: Bittrex is the U.S. preferred digital asset exchange for xRapid transactions using #XRP. https://t.co/jqtYG3OeX4 — Bittrex (@BittrexExchange) August 16, 2018 Bittrex & Ripple xRapid Partnerships The popular US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has just become the ‘preferred’ crypto exchange for xRapid transactions that move through the US Dollar. “Bittrex is one
Tagged with #Ripple-News #Bittrex #Bittrex-exchange #buy-xcurrent #editorial #financial-institutions #pr-connect #prconnect #ripple #ripple-banking #ripple-blockchain


Russian Independent Electoral Watchdog to Pilot Blockchain for Voting System

Via Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet Fri Aug 17 19:38:00 BST 2018
Russian NGO for ‘clean elections’ is reportedly trialing a blockchain-based electronic voting system.....
Tagged with #Russian-NGO-for-‘clean-elections’-is-reportedly-trialing-a-blockchain-based-electronic-voting-system


How a Tokyo FOMO Family Invested in Bitcoin and Lost

Via Nathalie Stucky Fri Aug 17 19:31:46 BST 2018
There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four, living in the Tokyo Bay area, in a high-end tower apartment, repaying multiple loans and having unnecessary spending. Every month the household was using up their entire revenue and they couldn’t […]
Tagged with #Economics #Bitcoin #Cryptocurrency #FOMO #household-income #investment #Japan #N-Featured #Tawaman #Tokyo-Bay #Tower-mansion


US Border Officials to Test Blockchain for Certificate Tracking

Via Anna Baydakova Fri Aug 17 19:30:59 BST 2018
CBP plans to trial blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement and Central American Free Trade Agreement certificates......
Tagged with #Use-Cases-&-Verticals #News #Business-News #Supply-Chain #Republished #Customs-and-Border-Protection


EA Hacker Ordered to Post $750,000 Bail in Cryptocurrency

Via Conor Maloney Fri Aug 17 19:16:50 BST 2018
company Electronic Arts (EA) was arrested in San Francisco National Airport on Aug. 8 attempting to board a flight to Serbia. EA is responsible for games like FIFA, Battlefield, and Star Wars Battlefront and manages assets in excess of $8.5 billion. Martin Marsich, 25, made.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin-Crime #News #bronx-freedom-fund #electronic-arts


EOS, Tron (TRX), & VeChain (VET) Get a Boost

Via Chelsea Roh Fri Aug 17 18:41:57 BST 2018
Only a handful of coins in the top 100 cryptocurrencies are seeing losses on the market this morning. After a rough start to August, it seems the market has begun correcting itself again. At press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading just below $6,500 and Ethereum has just passed the $300 threshold. EOS, Tron (TRX), and VeChain (VET) are all altcoin gainers today – let’s take a closer look at their prices and latest project updates. Altcoin Gainers Today: EOS EOS was passed by Stellar earlier this week for the fifth largest cryptocurrency by total
Tagged with #Altcoins ##EOS ##TRX ##VET #Block.one #editorial #eos-blockchain #eos-price #eos-project #Justin-Sun #prconnect


Artist Ai Weiwei Uses Ethereum to Make Art About 'Value'

Via Christine Kim Fri Aug 17 18:35:40 BST 2018
Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch is looking to blockchain to start a conversation on the value of human life......
Tagged with #Use-Cases-&-Verticals #News #Business-News #Capital-Markets #Ethereum #contemporary-art #ERC20


GOeureka: Next-Gen Solution Shaping the Future of Online Hotel Booking

Via Press Release Fri Aug 17 18:30:49 BST 2018
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Tagged with #Press-Releases


Mining Round-Up: Nvidia Shares Drop, College Students Mine on Campus

Via Samuel Haig Fri Aug 17 18:30:02 BST 2018
In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Nvidia has witnessed a drop in its share price after announcing an unexpectedly modest earnings outlook – partly driven by reduced demand for mining hardware. Also, the World Digital Mining Summit has been scheduled for late September in Tbilisi, Georgia, and reports continue to surface detailing opportunistic students […]
Tagged with #Mining #Campus #college #drop #earnings #Georgia #mine #mining #N-Economy #Nvidia #Outlook


After Months of Waiting, JD.com Launched its Blockchain Platform and Mobile App

Via Caroline Harris Fri Aug 17 18:09:03 BST 2018
JD.com has been busy today. On Friday, the Chinese e-commerce company rolled out two new products: a JD.com blockchain platform and a JD.com app. The latter is the platform’s first use case. Here’s what we know. JD.com Blockchain Platform: Officially Live Today, JD.com posted a press release, which stated that the company had not only created a blockchain platform but a mobile application as well. The company decided to both announce and launch the products Friday; this is likely a marketing move to keep the company in the backs of weekend traders’
Tagged with #Blockchain #News #blockchain #blockchain-app #blockchain-companies #blockchain-explained #blockchain-explorer #blockchain-for-dummies #blockchain-info #blockchain-ledger #blockchain-news


Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTCUSD Struggling to Puncture $6,500

Via Yashu Gola Fri Aug 17 18:05:24 BST 2018
ure through it. The BTC/USD slipped towards 6236-fiat on Bitfinex yesterday but regained much of its value during the early Asian trading session today. The upside correction extended as far as 6558-fiat, but fell short of bullish sentiment and pushed.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin-Analysis #News


ONe Network ITO Sale Dates Announcement

Via Press Release Fri Aug 17 17:47:53 BST 2018
is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned.....
Tagged with #Press-Releases


P2P Markets Report: Record-Breaking Volume Across VEB, ARS, and PHP Markets

Via Samuel Haig Fri Aug 17 17:30:37 BST 2018
The peer-to-peer BTC markets of numerous emerging markets have witnessed significant action this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of Venezuela, Argentina, and the Philippines posting record weekly fiat trade volume. The P2P markets of Tanzania and the Dominican Republic also saw notable surges in trading activity. Also Read: Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, […]
Tagged with #Markets-and-Prices #Across #Argentina #breaking #BTC #dominican #Dominican-Republic #dop #LocalBitcoins #Markets #N-Markets-and-Prices


Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

Via Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet Fri Aug 17 17:29:00 BST 2018
A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new encryption mechanism for further securing Bitcoin (BTC) payments.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin #Coinbase #Security #Cryptocurrency-exchange #Patents


Wall Street’s Crypto Caution Risks Coinbase Gaining ‘Unassailable’ Position

Via Josiah Wilmoth Fri Aug 17 16:57:18 BST 2018
of time if it hopes to stop industry giant Coinbase from gaining an indomitable market position. Writing in a new report titled “Crypto Trading — the Next Big Thing is Here?,” analysts at market research firm Sanford C......
Tagged with #Exchanges #News #Trading #bernstein #coinbase


Analysts: Crypto Trading Revenue Could More Than Double in 2018

Via Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet Fri Aug 17 16:57:00 BST 2018
A new report from analysts Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. claims that revenue generated by cryptocurrency exchanges could more than double to hit $4 billion in 2018.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin #Cryptocurrency-Exchange #Cryptocurrencies #Coinbase #Wall-Street


Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over Noise Level

Via Christine Kim Fri Aug 17 16:45:38 BST 2018
A bomb threat was sent on Saturday to Kryptovault, a Norwegian cryptocurrency mining company, for disturbing the peace......
Tagged with #News #Business-News #Security #Police #cryptocurrency-mining #Republished


UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts

Via Jamie Redman Fri Aug 17 16:30:16 BST 2018
The UK-based cryptocurrency futures exchange, Crypto Facilities, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash – Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. Crypto Facilities is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the new BCH futures products will join the firm’s other crypto-based contracts at 4 pm UK time on Friday, August 17th. Also read: Handcash […]
Tagged with #News #BCH #BCH-Futures #BCH-USD #bitcoin-cash #Crypto-Facilities #Deravitives #Digital-Assets #Dollar #Exchange #FCA


Coinbase Files Patent for Direct Bitcoin Payments System

Via Conor Maloney Fri Aug 17 15:52:18 BST 2018
nline users to make Bitcoin payments more securely. The patent, filed on August 14, will allow users to make payments directly from their Bitcoin wallet. The patent cites the issue of customers being required to compromise on the security of their.....
Tagged with #Accepts-Bitcoin #Exchanges #News #API #bitcoin #coinbase #patent


UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

Via Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet Fri Aug 17 15:46:00 BST 2018
The U.K.’s financial watchdog warns of crypto investment scams that use elite London addresses or celebrity images as smokescreens.....
Tagged with #Bitcoin-Scams #United-Kingdom #London #Cryptocurrencies #Government #Crimes


Zcash Sets Stage for 'Sapling' Upgrade With New Software Release

Via Nikhilesh De Fri Aug 17 15:40:10 BST 2018
Privacy coin zcash is gearing up for its upcoming "Sapling" hard fork with the first release of compatible network software......
Tagged with #News #Other-Public-Protocols #Technology-News #zcash #Hard-Forks #Sapling #Republished


CME Futures Partner Releases First Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures

Via Cointelegraph By William Suberg Fri Aug 17 15:20:00 BST 2018
Crypto Facilities adds Bitcoin Cash to existing altcoin futures options.....
Tagged with #Altcoin #Bitcoin-Cash #Bitcoin-Futures #Trading #Futures


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Excellent report, was a good week.