An Interview with Jihan Wu: BCH Split and STO

Jihan Wu, the Bitcoin mining titan and prominent supporter of BCH, recently gave an interview at a Q&A session for entrepreneurs at Peking University Guanghua school of Management . During the discussion, he shared his views on the controversial...

India: Ripple Plans to Beat bitcoin in India by Giving away Currency

Asheesh Birla, Vice President of Product at Ripple said that the firm is plotting its path to bitcoin-beating world domination by looking at the emerging economy of India and the one billion people using mobiles for banking. Speaking at the panel on...

Thailand: Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Scheduled for 2019

The first phase of the Bank of Thailand's wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), which will be used for interbank fund transfers, is expected to be completely developed by the first quarter of next year, says the central bank. The Bank...

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia Will Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency in 2019

Various countries mull creating their own cryptocurrencies. That is not an easy feat, as many different aspects need to be considered. In Saudi Arabia, such a new currency will be finalized in mid-2019. This currency will have the backing...

Global: Ethereum Rises 5% as Crypto Market Gains $11 Billion Despite Low Volumes

The valuation of the crypto market increased by around $11 billion over the past 24 hours, triggered by the short-term momentum of bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash. On  yesterday’s report, CCN noted that a downtrend in the short-term is expected...

Singapore: Leading Blockchain Data Storage Company Lambda Launches Token Sale

Lambda, the blockchain infrastructure that provides unlimited storage, announces the launch of their public token crowdsale. The crowdsale will help fund further production of Lambda’s proprietary decentralized storage technology. image via Shutterstock

China: Online Community Tianya Launches its own Cryptocurrency

On July 25th, Tianya Community announced that the system based on blockchain technology “Tanyaya Token (TYT)” will open the public beta on August 8. The announcement shows that Tianya Community will issue 90 billion TYTs, which will also be the only accounting vouchers in the Tianya blockchain ecosystem. Community users...

Global: Ripple ‘definitely’ Wants to Target China with Its Blockchain-based Payments Tech

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Ripple wants to target the Chinese market with its distributed ledger technology designed to speed up cross-border payments, an executive at the firm told CNBC. "China is definitely of interest, it is definitely a target," Jeremy Light, vice president...

Global: $500 Million In Tether (USDT) Has Made No Impact On Bitcoin Price

Despite Tether (USDT) printing over half a billion dollars worth of new coinage throughout the month of August, financial news outlet Bloomberg reports the move has had little to no impact upon the crypto markets. image via Shutterstock

Global: VeChain Loses Grasp on Recent Gains, Falls in Line with Market Trends

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VeChain, this week’s standout cryptocurrency, on Wednesday saw a reversal of fortune when its price tumbled 11.06% in a 24-hour period and its market cap fell to $764.218 million, according to CoinMarketCap. The price for the 19th-ranked cryptocurrency dropped...

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OKEx Is Fighting back Against Amber AI’s BCH Settlement Allegations

In their public response on Monday, OKEx outlined several issues with the Amber AI complaints, expressing that “These are completely false allegations and the defamatory statements have caused serious damages to OKEx’s reputation.” The cryptocurrency exchange laid out their arguments, focusing on 3 main points that present that not only did the cryptocurrency exchange act in the best interest of their customers, but that Amber AI has no right to a lawsuit in the first place. 1 – Amber AI is not a customer. According to OKEx, “We do not have an institutional client profile named Amber AI, while Amber AI claim themselves as a Hong Kong-based company. We do NOT serve any customer in Hong Kong, in respect of the local laws and regulations. The OKEx account that Amber AI claimed managing is an individual account, which is not a Hong Kong resident or entity on the report of the KYC information” 2...

Several Influential Cryptocurrency Media Outlets in China Have Been Blocked

Wechat, an important application in China is used daily to share news, information, chat and even make an order at a restaurant. Wechat communicates with the Chinese government in order to monitor the public’s opinions on the Wechat platform to comply with the local law. Media surrounding blockchain technology has increased with the price of Bitcoin in 2017. At the beginning of 2018, the media increase continued and new outlets started up in China. During March of this year, more than 10 new blockchain media outlets finished financing campaigns. However, this increase in media development has created some controversy. Many cryptocurrency investors criticized the increase as being a proxy and working with the dealer to “cut the leek”, a vivid way to describe the pump and dump by the dealers or the project launchers to make the profits. On August 21, 2018 Chinese Cryptocurrency Media including Jinses Finance, Deepchain Finance, Huobi information...

Chandler Guo, China’s Top Bitcoin Tycoon, Continues to Build The Crypto Empire in The United States

Chandler Guo, one of China’s top Bitcoin tycoons, shared with BlockPulse 360 his thoughts on the cryptocurrency industry in China. Chandler was one of China’s first Bitcoin miners and has become one of the country’s most well-known cryptocurrency ambassadors. His success has brought him overseas to the United States to continue building his crypto empire. BlockPulse 360: Did your move to the United States have anything to do with the fact that the US is more ICO and blockchain friendly than China? Chandler Guo: Obviously, I am a big fan of Bitcoin and ICO. Just like everybody else in the crypto community, I understand the potential of digital currency and the magnitude of what it means for the economy. Today, ICO has made many people very rich, but in the future, cryptocurrency is likely to become the only currency in circulation. However, most governments, even the American government, are not the biggest...

An Interview with Jihan Wu: BCH Split and STO

Jihan Wu, the Bitcoin mining titan and prominent supporter of BCH, recently gave an interview at a Q&A session for entrepreneurs at Peking University Guanghua school of Management . During the discussion, he shared his views on the controversial BCH split, current thoughts on STOs, Eco-friendly mining, and his opinions on the viability of coin-free blockchains. Regarding the split, Jihan shared his views on the importance of community and how his actions have been in support of free speech. “In this environment of free speech, I believe that division is inevitable. This is the nature of human contribution to the community, and it is easy to split because of some differences. The split itself will bring about the richness of the whole system.” He concluded that even though this split has created 2 new coins in the form of BCHABC and BCHSV, there is potential for further splits down the road Not a current...