Enigma Price Bounces Following Intel Partnership

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The Enigma price jumped today on news that the company will partner with Intel to develop privacy-preserving computing technologies. The price for the privacy-centric altcoin moved from $1.39 to $1.65 today, according to CoinMarketCap, its best performance in more than a week, edging closer to the $2.16 peak it reached two weeks ago. Source: CoinMarketCap […]

Why Coinbase’s Support for Ethereum Testnets & ERC-20 Tokens Matters

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Toshi, the Ethereum-based decentralized application browser and wallet operated by Coinbase, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, and wallet platform, has added support for Ethereum testnets and custom ERC-20 tokens. Coinbase Roadmap Lsat week, upon the integration of Ethereum Classic (ETC), the Coinbase team told its users and investors that the mid-term strategy of the […]

Grammy Winner Akon to Launch Cryptocurrency ‘Akoin,’ Build ‘Crypto City’ in Senegal

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Akon, a Senegalese-American rapper and solar energy entrepreneur, plans to offer a cryptocurrency in two weeks to help improve conditions in Africa, according to Page Six. Speaking at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in Cannes, France, the entertainer and entrepreneur told a panel that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology could empower people in Africa […]

Amsterdam Airport Reveals Its First Cryptocurrency ATM

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Passengers visiting Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport will now be able to trade their Euros for cryptocurrencies, through a newly launched cryptocurrency ATM. Schiphol Unexpectedly Announces Cryptocurrency ATM On June the 20th, Schiphol Airport announced the installation of its first cryptocurrency ATM. According to the blog post released by the airport, this is going to be the […]

Brazil’s Central Bank Unveils Blockchain Data Exchange Platform for Regulators

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Brazil’s central bank has unveiled details of a newly-developed blockchain platform that will be used to facilitate information exchange between the country’s financial regulators. Dubbed ‘Pier’, the blockchain was developed by the Banco Central do Brasil (BCB)’s own IT department and will be used to share data securely between the central bank and other domestic […]

‘Evolve & Adapt’: Goldman Sachs May Trade Cryptocurrencies, Not Just Futures

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Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs is getting more serious about launching a full-scale cryptocurrency trading operation. Speaking with Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs COO David Solomon said that the firm is holding internal discussions about offering more cryptocurrency trading services in response to client demand. “We are clearing some futures around Bitcoin, talking about doing some other […]