LG’s Mobile Carrier to Offer Blockchain Payments for International Travelers

LG Uplus, the cellular carrier subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate LG Corp., is set to trial a cross-carrier blockchain payments service for overseas travelers. Dubbed the ‘Cross-Carrier Payment System’ (CCPS), the project sees the LG mobile carrier arm collaborate with partners in Japan, Taiwan and the United States to enable global mobile payment services among

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Blockchain App Humaniq Levels the Playing Field for Africans Seeking a Better Future

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. How a blockchain-based platform can help overcome Africa’s persistent education challenges of high illiteracy and inadequate funding. Education holds the key to economic empowerment. But the costs of

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Binance to [Beta] Launch Singapore Fiat Crypto Exchange Tomorrow

Binance is set to unveil a fiat currency exchange that will be based in Singapore. This was revealed by CEO Changpeng Zhao over the weekend while speaking at the Cumberland Summit, a blockchain event in Singapore. Zhao further revealed that the new exchange is currently under an invitation-only beta testing phase. After making the announcement

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Kicking off the AERGO Public TDE

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GIN Platform Partners with Civic Technologies for Masternode Platform Authentication

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TokenMarket Opens New Security Token Offering Service

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Crypto Market Steadies at $202 Billion. Low Bitcoin Volume Remains a Concern

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has consistently demonstrated stability in the $202 billion region, as Bitcoin and Ethereum remained above $6,400 and $220. Yesterday, on September 16, CCN reported that the volume of Bitcoin is a concern, as it recorded nearly 30 percent drop in volume in a period of three days.

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Ripple Says XRP Product Will Go Live in ‘Next Month or so’

Ripple’s long-anticipated cryptocurrency product, which aims to make XRP the asset of choice for cross-border settlements between financial institutions, is finally nearing production via an actual commercial application. Sagar Sarbhai, who heads Ripple’s regulatory relations in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions, told CNBC that the firm believes this product, dubbed xRapid, could launch in

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Bitcoin Appetite: Nasdaq is Acquiring Crypto-Friendly Swedish Exchange Cinnober

Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, announced Friday that it is in the works to acquire Cinnober, a trading solution provider based in Sweden. Cinnober has a history for bullishness towards digital assets and making it easier for institutions to invest in them. One of those efforts is the partnership with BitGo, a behemoth for

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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Wedge Support Broken

Bitcoin price on Monday depreciated against the US Dollar after consolidating sideways for the whole Asian and European sessions. The BTC/USD at the beginning of the US trading hours formed lower lows towards 6239-fiat. Before that, the pair was trading sideways owing to minimal momentum. It kickstarted the Asian session with just shy of 6500-fiat

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A New Player in the Cloud Mining Market. Advantages of Hashtoro

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Hashtoro is the fastest growing cloud mining company offering 3 cryptocurrency contracts to choose from. Namely litecoin cloud mining, bitcoin cloud mining, and ethereum cloud mining. Although newer

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Dogecoin Creator Helps Elon Musk Eliminate Ethereum Scammers on Twitter

Elon Musk, the acclaimed founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently reached out to Dogecoin creator and Adobe product lead Jackson Palmer to eliminate Ethereum giveaway scammers on Twitter. For many months, ETH giveaway scams have plagued Twitter by spamming messages on the feed of public figures in and outside of the crypto sector

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What SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s New Statement Means for Ethereum

A new statement issued by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton has some within the cryptocurrency community questioning whether the agency could change its tune on ether — the native currency of Ethereum — which a top official previously said should not be regulated as a security. SEC Chair: Staff Guidance Non-Binding Clayton,

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Fmr. SpaceX Engineer Launches Institutional-Grade Cryptocurrency Exchange

As an engineer at SpaceX, Joshua Greenwald was charged with spearheading automation and propulsion on the aerospace startup’s Moonraker project. Now, he is directing his efforts toward a radically different industry, albeit one that also has lunar ambitions. Greenwald, who spent more than a decade as a trader prior to his stint at SpaceX, has

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Litecoin a ‘Significantly Overvalued Relic,’ Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund Claims

Proponents of litecoin, the seventh-largest cryptocurrency, have long touted it as “silver to bitcoin’s gold,” the medium of exchange to BTC’s store of value. Much like physical silver, though, litecoin currently trades well below its all-time high, having plunged to about $55 from a peak of $358. However, according to cryptocurrency hedge fund Multicoin Capital,

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Bitfinex Launches Decentralized Ethereum Trading Platform ‘Ethfinex’

Bitfinex has launched an Ethereum-based hybrid cryptocurrency exchange called Ethfinex Trustless to give traders more security, privacy and control of their funds, marking the foundation of what the exchange hopes will be a completely decentralized trading model. The platform utilizes Ethfinex, which links centralized and off-chain orders books to gives users full control of their

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NSFW: Forget Bitcoin and Blockchain, Elon Musk Projects Digital Transformation into the Stratosphere

Elon Musk, the multidisciplinary engineer who builds cars and rockets as the head of Tesla and SpaceX, defines the radical new future of the biological human being in an eye-opening visit with Joe Rogan. The two break the needle on today’s conversation about the transformative powers of Bitcoin and blockchain. For anyone who says the […]

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Bitcoin Is Actually a Money-Laundering Tracking Device That Catches Criminals: Report

Bitcoin is known for cloaking the identity of people who use it to make anonymous transactions. But in the case of the 12 indicted Russians who are accused of interfering in the 2016 United States presidential election, investigators can use Bitcoin as a tracking device, navigating the blockchain through a trail of transactions to prove […]

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Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee: Crypto a ‘Generational Change’ Following the Same Path as the Internet

The head of research and co-founder of Fundstrat Tom Lee gave a rousing speech on why he believes Millennials will drive massive adoption of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. At the ChainXChange conference in Las Vegas, Lee began by comparing the generational forces that triggered mass adoption of the internet and smartphones to what’s happening in the world […]

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Crypto News Flash: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple and XRP, Tron (TRX), Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR)

From Bitcoin bragging rights to a new way to move Ether, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin (BTC) A security expert at Google is warning Bitcoin and crypto hodlers to avoid bragging about their bounties. Mark Rishner, the director of product management at Google Identity, told […]

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Can Ethereum (ETH) Scale in Time to Be Relevant?

YouTube’s The Crypto Lark just hosted a round table with Crypto Zombie, Crypto Spark and Kevin from Bitcoin for Beginners to tackle some of the big questions facing crypto analysts and enthusiasts. He starts with Ethereum, which recently bounced off an all-time low for the year at $183, according to WorldCoinIndex. It’s currently trading at […]

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US Regulator Supports Crypto Innovation, Urges Caution and Restraint from the Government

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo says the development of cryptocurrencies require caution and a “do-no-harm approach” to innovation. Speaking to CNBC at the annual Singapore Summit, Giancarlo says he’s advocating for the same approach that allowed the internet to grow. That means no heavy-handed regulations that can stifle progress. Interested in crypto […]

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Nasdaq to Acquire European Fintech Provider Developing Bitcoin and Crypto Trading Solutions With BitGo

Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, has made an all-cash offer of $190 million to acquire Cinnober, a major Swedish financial technology provider to brokers, exchanges and clearinghouses worldwide. “The combined intellectual capital, technology competence and capabilities of Cinnober and our Market Technology business will expand the breadth and depth of our fastest growing division at […]

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Ripple Reveals Imminent Launch of XRP Crypto Solution xRapid

Ripple’s head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East says the company’s XRP-powered product xRapid will go live “in the next month or so.” Sagar Sarbhai told CNBC that he is confident that commercial production will soon begin. “I am very confident that in the next one month or so you will see […]

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Tron (TRX) Crowdfunding Platform Launches in Big Push to Expand Mainstream Crypto Adoption

A new crowdfunding platform designed to help developers get the funding they need to create DApps, tokens and technology on the Tron network has officially launched. SEEDGerminator allows dev teams to submit their project proposals online. Once they’re approved, the community can begin donating tokens to the projects they support. #SEEDGerminator is LIVE! Go to […]

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Elon Musk Squashes Ethereum (ETH) Scammers With Boost From Crypto Creator

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has had enough of the pesky and relentless crypto scammers on Twitter. Musk reached out to the creator of Dogecoin Jackson Palmer to ask how he can take matters into his own hands. @ummjackson if you can help get rid of the annoying scam spammers, that would be much appreciated — Elon […]

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U.S. Judge Rules That ICOs are Covered by Securities Laws

A U.S. District Judge in Brooklyn has delivered a landmark judgement with far-reaching implications for the initial coin offering (ICO) market. Judge Raymond Dearie of the U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York today ruled that U.S. securities laws cover ICO token sales. The ruling came in a case against a fraudulent ICO promoter

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Decentralized Crypto Trading Platform AirSwap Strikes Deal to Tokenize NY Real Estate Market

Decentralized cryptocurrency trading platform AirSwap has announced a new partnership designed to aid in the tokenization of one of the Western Hemisphere’s most expensive real estate markets. That partnership, inked with FINRA-registered broker-dealer Propellr, will see the two firms use AirSwap’s peer-to-peer trading protocol to create a platform that allows brokers and their clients to

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This Canadian Town is Coughing Up Bitcoin After Ransomware Attack

A town in the Ontario Province of Canada has decided to pay hackers the ransom they are demanding in bitcoin in order to get its computer network working again. Midland, which has a population of over 16,000, had its computer systems breached and infected with ransom malware that encrypted files at the beginning of the

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