Cryptocurrency & BlockChain News

Indian Banking Behemoth ICICI Bank enlists 250 corporates for its Blockchain Platform

India’s leading private bank, ICICI Bank, on April 17, 2018, disclosed it had onboarded 250 corporates onto its blockchain platform for trade finance.

Comparing Institutional-Grade Bitcoin Exchanges – Gemini vs GDAX vs GBX

A comparative study of the 3 known and large exchanges, based on these aspects of security, liquidity, fees as well as understanding the pros and cons.

Coinbase on a Hiring Spree: Appoints Aleisa Haas as CFO

Coinbase has hired their first CFO, Aleisa Haas, previously the CFO of Hedge Fund Firm Oz Management, just one day after hiring CTO Balaji Srinivasan.

German Startup Savedroid Fakes Exit Scam To Raise ICO Investment Awareness

In an attempt to raise awareness around exit scams and how unsafe investing in ICOs can be, a German ICO disappeared with $50 Million - but returned shortly. 

Cryptocurrency News and Education Website Taklimakan Network Launched

The Taklimakan Network Platform offers a decentralized investment and educational business platform for cryptocurrency investors, traders and analysts.

New York Attorney General’s Office Orders Probe Into Crypto-Exchanges

New York’s Attorney General has officially launched a probe on 13 major cryptocurrencies exchanges to ensure proper transparency and accountability.

British People not keen on Crypto Backed Currency, 60% say No

In a general poll by D-CYFOR, 93 percent of the Brits had heard of bitcoin, a majority 60 percent were against purchasing it or any another cryptocurrency as a means of exchange of value

NASA Experiments With Ethereum Blockchain Technology For Automating Spacecrafts

A NASA project aims at making use of Ethereum’s smart contracts technology to automate certain functions of spacecrafts such as avoiding space debris.

Brazil’s Biggest Investment Firm XP Investimentos to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange

Brazil’s biggest investment firm, XP Investimentos is all set to launch the XDEX cryptocurrency exchange in the country, as per reports from local media.

Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Looking at Retrieving Hacked Coins

As on April 16, 2018, Coincheck has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group with an investment of 3.6 billion yen,following the hacking scandal that plagued the company.