US: Facebook Is Reportedly Looking for Allies to Support Its Planned Cryptocurrency Payment Service

Facebook has been in talks with dozens of financial firms and e-commerce companies to support a cryptocurrency payments plan that it is currently developing, according to a Thursday report by the Wall Street Journal. The social company has spoken with various...

Global: Is a Binance Stablecoin On the Horizon? CEO Teases Investors Should Be “Careful...

Binance is the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the entire world, so their decisions come with a lot of weight in the community. With simply delisting the Bitcoin SV token as a result of comments made by Craig Wright, multiple investors and exchanges...

Global: Tether Says Stablecoin Is Only Backed 74% by Cash, Securities

The companies behind the digital exchange Bitfinex and the cryptocurrency Tether said the so-called stablecoin is backed by cash and short-term securities equal to 74 percent of the outstanding coins rather than completely pegged to the U.S. dollar. The...

US: Ripple Surges After Nasdaq Adds XRP Liquidity Index, Will Growing Adoption Propel It...

Over the past several months many cryptocurrencies have incurred relatively large gains that have put a significant amount of distance between their current prices and their 2018 lows. But much to the chagrin of investors, Ripple (XRP) has not...

Global: DASH Text SMS Wallet Service Gets Telegram Integration as WhatsApp Denies DASH Coin...

Dash Text, which provides cryptocurrency payment services to users of Dash coin, has been incorporated into the Telegram application in Venezuela and Colombia, which has greatly improved the use of the coin. This incorporation was done after a few months of...

Global: Cryptocurrencies Shed $10 Billion in An Hour on Worries over ‘Stablecoin’ Ttether

Cryptocurrencies fell amid reignited regulatory worries and questions around the legitimacy of so-called “stablecoin” tether. The entire market shed about $10 billion in value in the space of an hour late Thursday, CoinMarketCap data showed. This after the New...

Global: Ripple Reveals Crucial 54% Sales-Spike with Institutions Buying XRP

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Ripple, the company behind the development of XRP, the third most valuable crypto asset in the global market, officially released its Q1 2019  XRP markets report. The document indicated Ripple sold $169.42 million from January to March and institutional...

South Korea: Samsung Coin? Electronics Giant Secretly Tests Ethereum Blockchain (ERC20) Token

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According to CoindeskKorea, a crypto publication operated by mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh, Samsung Electronics is reportedly developing an Ethereum-based ERC20 token and is currently in the process of creating a mainnet. A source of the publication within Samsung Electronics...

Global: It’s Not ‘Unreasonable’ for Businesses to Create and Use Their Own Cryptocurrencies, Expert...

The possibility that multinational firms may create and transact in their own cryptocurrencies is not “unreasonable” in the medium term, according to one blockchain expert. “What we’re seeing really is the democratization of money so you know, if you and I...

Global: Could Basic Attention Token (BAT) Continue To Grow And Help Altcoins Keep Its...

Basic Attention Token (BAT) continues to expand in a very competitive virtual currency market. The digital currency has experienced a price increase of 18.06% in the last 24 hours, the best performing digital asset in the market after Monacoin. Could BAT keep...

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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...

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...

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...

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...