The UK’s Royal Mint, the institution responsible for producing all the physical money the country has for circulation, has announced the launch of its own gold-backed cryptocurrency. The Blockchain-based coin, called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), is a digital representation of gold stored in The Royal Mint vault. The Royal Mint Bullion, the Royal Mint company…


Just like everyone else on the planet, it looks like Samsung is getting in on the cryptocurrency business, by manufacturing ASIC chips designed specifically for mining those precious bitcoins. Or litecoins, or NEM tokens, or dogecoins, take your pick. Point is, one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers is muscling into the cryptocurrency mining industry. “Samsung’s…


South Korea Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon has reaffirmed that the government will not ban or otherwise “suppress” cryptocurrency in the country, according to a statement reported by Reuters today, Jan. 31. In the latest update to the country’s ongoing regulatory overhaul of cryptocurrency exchange, Kim firmly distanced Seoul from previous comments about a potential outright…


Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, in an effort to prevent people from advertising what the company is calling “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.” That means no advertiser — even those that operate legal, legitimate businesses — will be able to promote things like…


In the last 7 days, the price of a single bitcoin has mostly moved sideways as economists and politicians at the World Economic Forum in Davos discussed regulating bitcoin. During this period, bitcoin has traversed the range between $10,000 and $12,000, reaching a high of $11,926.41 on Sunday morning. Its price has retreated since then. At…


Nick Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, has published groundbreaking research on how Google Trends on how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Ripple mirror price rises and falls. Speaking to CNBC, Mr Colas said that the number of Google searches on ‘bitcoin‘ mimicked the price trend of the cryptocurrency. He told the business network: “Bitcoin – because…


Popular cryptocurrency bitcoin traded modestly lower Tuesday in subdued trading on the day that more stringent rules in mega-market South Korea go into effect. Spot bitcoin prices BTCUSD, -7.27%  slid 1.6% to $10,983.46, and ether coins on the Ethereum blockchain fell 0.7% to $1,174.54, according to prices on research and data site CoinDesk. Bitcoin and…


MARK.SPACE, a social interaction platform that utilizes the VR and 3D technologies, is looking to make VR accessible to all social layers in full functionality with the incorporation of blockchain. This project’s vision is to deliver an easy tool to create and launch any VR/3D project quickly without spending a fortune. 24th January, 2018  Blockchain-powered…


Pre-ICO Campaign on January 30 Eroiy, a blockchain-based incognito payment method for the adult entertainment industry, is all set to start its pre-ICO campaign on January 30. This revolutionary business ecosystem will address a wide range of customer requirements in the industry, including data protection, anonymity, protection from financial fraud, low transaction costs and payment…


Project Districts, the first ever synergistic manipulation of the Blockchain and Virtual Reality, is rapidly coming up as a viable investment opportunity in the crypto economy that has experienced massive fluctuations in the recent times. Leveraging the infinite capabilities of a P2P based blockchain ecosystem, it looks to overcome all limitations that have restricted the…


On 22nd January 2018,  Propy Inc. (Palo Alto, California, USA) announced, that they had launched a pilot project to develop a global real estate conveyance management system and global real estate data model as a blockchain. The blockchain-based solution would revolutionize global real estate purchasing and registration processes worldwide, according to the company.  The company…


Connecting Filmmakers Directly to their Customers Austin, TX 17th January, 2018 StreamSpace, a Texas-based Blockchain start-up, is all set to revolutionize the film industry by eliminating the existing distribution channels between filmmakers and their customers. Utilizing decentralized storage systems and blockchain, StreamSpace has created a secure platform where filmmakers can set a price for their…


If it’s true that the bigger they are, the harder they fall, then cryptocurrencies have been gearing up for a tremendous decline. But, then again, maybe this is just the start for the great crypto bull market. As of Monday, the entire cryptocurrency market stands at approximately $563 billion, according to industry site CoinMarketCap, which…


Part of the reason for the recent crash in cryptocurrency markets was CoinMarketCap.com’s decision to exclude South Korean exchanges from its listings. The website, which is also among the most-visited sites in the world, is regularly consulted by investors for the latest prices. It has largely shunned the spotlight, preferring to let its data do…