Tuesday, October 24, 2017
BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Wirex and SBI Holdings for Japan cryptocurrency payments card

UK-based Wirex has formed a joint venture with FinTech investing powerhouse SBI Holdings to launch a cryptocurrency payments card in Japan. Read More: www.finextra.com

To the moon or bust? Questions to ask when evaluating ICOs

Bruce Fenton offers a much needed uniform set of criteria by which investors can analyze ICOs and cryptocurrencies. Read More: www.coindesk.com

Bank moves are a pivot point for cryptocurrency

2017 will be remembered as the corporate tipping point for blockchain adoption. Read More: www.paymentssource.com

How do you manage a problem like the blockchain?

Working with blockchain technology is like exploring new lands. Read More: www.coinspeaker.com

Mastercard takes blockchain mainstream with API 

Mastercard has tested and validated its blockchain and will be opening access to it via a set of three APIs published on the Mastercard Developers website. Read More: www.bankingtech.com

SparkLabs launched new $100m vehicle for blockchain

SparkLabs Group has launched a $100m vehicle focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency companies. Read more: fintech.global

Streamr ends ICO after hitting hardcap on $30.5m

Blockchain-based data stream Streamr has ended its ICO after hitting its hard cap, pulling in around $30.5m. Read more: fintech.global

‘Bitcoin price will be $25,000 in 5 years,’ says analyst Tom...

Tom Lee, FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder, told about the possible future of BitCoin in his interviews to Business Insider and CNBC. Read more: www.coinspeaker.com

Credit Suisse banker: ‘the sky’s the limit’ for blockchain technology

As major banks reject the notion of bitcoin, many are turning their attention to the use of the blockchain technology instead Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Australia officially ends double bitcoin tax

From July 2018, Australians will no longer have to pay GST on their cryptocurrency purchases, following the passing of new legislation today. Read More: www.coindesk.com