Category Archives: Cryptocurrency News

A Backdoor Way To Profit From The Cryptocurrency Rush

Cryptocurrencies have been red-hot in 2017. Bitcoin, the most valuable cryptocurrency, with a market cap of $72 billion, is up 359%. Ether, the currency traded on the Ethereum platform and the second-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $33 billion, is up a mind boggling 4,231%. Even litecoin, with a market cap of $3.3 billion, […]

List of Companies Offering Cryptocurrency IRAs Grows

While investing for retirement, the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is considered one of the best tools to earn and earmark funds for a financially secure life. Over the years, the assets which can be chosen for such funds have expanded beyond traditional investment vehicles such as stocks and mutual funds. Individuals can now hold assets […]

Russia’s Biggest Carmaker Prices Latest SUV in Cryptocurrency

Business 17:01 31.08.2017(updated 17:02 31.08.2017) Get short URL Russia’s major car factory UAZ, or Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant, and the LavkaLavka farmer’s cooperative have announced a three-year-long deal, that will see UAZ will sell its new SUV for the BioCoin crypto-currency launched by LavkaLavka. “UAZ will become the first Russian car manufacturer to accept the BioCoin cryptocurrency,” […]

Dharma wants to let anyone borrow a small amount of cryptocurrency

dApps, or decentralized apps, are open-source applications built on top of a blockchain. But here’s the thing – users usually can’t interact with these dApps unless they have tokens issued by these projects. For example, both Augur, a decentralized prediction market and REXMLS, a free global listing network for real estate, require tokens to interact with. But if […]

Dharma wants to let anyone borrow a small amount of cryptocurrency

dApps, or decentralized apps, are open-source applications built on top of a blockchain. But here’s the thing – users usually can’t interact with these dApps unless they have tokens issued by these projects. For example, both Augur, a decentralized prediction market and REXMLS, a free global listing network for real estate, require tokens to interact with. But if […]

UBS’s “utility settlement coin” could put cash on a blockchain in 2018 — Quartz

The world’s biggest banks aren’t immune from cryptocurrency euphoria, with a range of projects underway to explore how traditional financial firms can benefit from the innovation. Swiss banking giant UBS and 10 other companies say that they plan to use the technical idea behind bitcoin—a distributed ledger called a blockchain—for their own digital currency (paywall). […]

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