Sunday, October 21, 2018
BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Only 39% of Chileans are aware of cryptocurrencies, study shows

Chile, whose banks have recently attempted to close crypto exchanges’ accounts, has a very low level of crypto awareness. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Russia Central Bank head: crypto craze is ‘fortunately fading away’

The head of Russia’s central bank has announced the “cryptocurrency craze” is “starting to fade away” - and that this is a “fortunate” event. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Accenture launches commercial R3 blockchain solution in Thailand

Global consulting giant Accenture and Digital Ventures, a fintech subsidiary of Thai financial services conglomerate Slam Commercial Bank (SCB) Read more: www.ccn.com

Ransomware overtakes cryptojacking as cybercriminals’ favorite weapon

Malwarebytes says ransomware attacks are the current favorite method of crypto hackers and cybercriminals. Read more: bitcoinist.com

India’s largest internet & mobile body forms a blockchain committee

In a marked move to advance the development of the domestic blockchain ecosystem in India, the country’s influential internet industry association Read more: www.ccn.com

Pantera Capital CEO: A Bitcoin ETF is ‘years away’

Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead believes a Bitcoin-ETF approval is insignificant in comparison to Bakkt and Fidelity launching cryptocurrency trading Read more: bitcoinist.com

3 hurdles could complicate Bitcoin’s price recovery

Forcing a bitcoin price breakout is looking anything but easy for the bulls, with several major resistance levels lined up ahead. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Asian FinTech completes Ripple blockchain API payment

A central-bank approved Malaysian Fintech startup that has specializes in international money transfers has completed its first cross-border transfer Read more: www.ccn.com

Wallet provider blockchain backs crypto giveaways with Airdrops

Cryptocurrency wallet and data provider Blockchain.info is launching a program to assist crypto projects distributing free tokens to users worldwide. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Crypto exchange Coinbase is opening an office in Dublin

Crypto exchange Coinbase is opening a Dublin office in response to customer growth seen in the EU last year. Read more: www.coindesk.com