Category Archives: Cryptocurrency News

Rivals to Bitcoin mushroom in battle for dominance in cryptocurrency arena

It’s getting tougher and tougher to keep track of all the different versions of bitcoin. New iterations of the cryptocurrency are multiplying as disagreements over bitcoin’s design persist and opportunities for making a quick buck prove hard to pass up. The biggest offshoot, called bitcoin cash, appeared in August after it split from the bitcoin […]

How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Will Revolutionize the Music Industry

Hakim Draper, cofounder of Boogie Shack Music Group, believes that Blockchain holds the power to spark the greatest revolution in the music industry since Apple launched the iTunes Music Store in 2001 – which, despite many new opportunities for independent artists, has left the industry still largely controlled by major labels and platforms – and, of course, money.  Boogie Shack has teamed up with Tao Network, a […]

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on working in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space

Having worked for the likes of Yahoo, AOL and file collaboration service Hightail, Garlinghouse has made himself known in the technology sphere, before settling in at Ripple. When asked on an episode of CNBC’s “Life Hacks Live” what his deciding factors would be when considering between a new opportunity or staying put, Garlinghouse saw three […]

Dragon Pearl Hotel launches $500 million ICO for floating cryptocurrency casino in Macau

An architect’s conceptual rendering of the floating Dragon Pearl Hotel Casino in Macau. Dragon Corp / XBD Dragon Corp wants to raise $500 million from an ICO that will finance a floating casino in Macau. The digital coins will be exchangeable for non-negotiable gambling chips in the Dragon Pearl Hotel Casino. Or buyers can hold […]

Cuba Ventures Corp. Blockchain Revolupay identifies CCU Coin Cryptocurrency Data mining center in the Bahamas for possible synergy. CEO Steve Marshall meets with CEO of Stonegate B…

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”) announces it has identified a Cryptocurrency Data mining center for its primary data mining effort located in the Bahamas. The privately held datacenter with the USA derived IT fiber backbone is ideal for the company’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency […]

ECB’s Nowotny says central banks considering cryptocurrency regulation

ECB Governing Council member Nowotny addresses a news conference in Vienna Thomson Reuters FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters) – European Central Bank governing council member Ewald Nowotny said on Thursday that legislators and central bankers are discussing whether they should intervene to regulate cryptocurrencies as China already has done. “We’re asking ourselves if legislators or central banks […]

Russian Cryptocurrency Bill to be Finalized by February 2018

Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev has confirmed that a comprehensive framework for the regulation of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), which is currently a work-in-progress under the joint supervision of Russia’s Ministry of Finance and Central Bank, will be ready by February next year. During an interview on the Russia 24 TV channel, […]

Why Amazon Is Buying Up All Those Cryptocurrency URLs

People really want Amazon to get into cryptocurrency. Amazon-watchers have shivered with anticipation as the company bought web domains like amazonbitcoin.com, even though the site has never done more than redirect to Amazon’s main page. But a new wave of purchases has observers keyed up all over again. This time the acquired URLs are amazonethereum.com, […]

Dragon Pearl Hotel launches $500 million ICO for floating cryptocurrency casino in Macau

An architect’s conceptual rendering of the floating Dragon Pearl Hotel Casino in Macau. Dragon Corp / XBD Dragon Corp wants to raise $500 million from an ICO that will finance a floating casino in Macau. The digital coins will be exchangeable for non-negotiable gambling chips in the Dragon Pearl Hotel Casino. Or buyers can hold […]

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