Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Are Hot Topics on Today’s Podcasts

Podcasts are becoming a popular tool for those looking for a soft introduction to cryptocurrency and blockchain tech.  Podcasting was once a relatively obscure idea. Currently, it’s one of the most common means of imparting news media and listening to commentary. It is estimated that at least 500,000 podcasts are active across the world right now, … Continue reading Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Are Hot Topics on Today’s Podcasts

Stripe Co-Founder Excited by ‘Payments Use Cases of Crypto’

Despite having given up on Bitcoin as a payment method, the co-founder of the popular online payment processor remains “excited” about the payments use cases of cryptocurrencies.   “Long-Term Potential” Stripe, the online payment processor for internet businesses, ended its support for Bitcoin BTC 00 in January 2018. Nevertheless, the president and co-founder of the company John … Continue reading Stripe Co-Founder Excited by ‘Payments Use Cases of Crypto’

Tezos (XTZ) Trading Opened on Evolve Markets

Evolve Markets has announced the addition of Tezos (XTZ) trading to its platform — which currently allows users to trade Bitcoin, emerging altcoins, and other currencies on the Metatrader 5 platform.  Always Up to Date Evolve Markets is a FOREX, commodities, indices, and cryptocurrency trading platform which lets users trade Bitcoin, emerging altcoins and other … Continue reading Tezos (XTZ) Trading Opened on Evolve Markets

Blockchain Platform Allows any Phone-owner to Sell Content

Blockchain-based media platform Snapparazzi released the public prototype example of its eponymous blockchain-based content platform just yesterday, and it appears to post a significant threat to the troubled status quo of the media industry.  Rise of social media The content market has changed drastically over the past 10-20 years and is mainly represented by mainstream … Continue reading Blockchain Platform Allows any Phone-owner to Sell Content

In China the Mantra Remains ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

China maintains a hostile stance on activities related to crypto assets while expressing a more open mind when it comes to blockchain. Their decision-making process could have immense geopolitical implications. It’s no secret that China has been determined to dampen the cryptocurrency industry while setting themselves up to dominate the blockchain scene. In late August, … Continue reading In China the Mantra Remains ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

Nasdaq ETN Provider To Introduce A Range of Cryptocurrencies

While the market flutters and the traders bite their nails waiting for the big news about a bitcoin ETF (Exchange Traded Funds), the first Bitcoin Exchange Traded Notes (ETN) provider, XBT Provider AB, devises expansion plans.  Five to Ten More Cryptocurrency ETNs It seems that the Sweden-based company aims to at least compete with cryptocurrency … Continue reading Nasdaq ETN Provider To Introduce A Range of Cryptocurrencies

Mario Draghi: Europe ‘Has No Plans to Issue Central Bank Digital Currency’

The European Central Bank has no intentions of issuing a central bank digital currency. According to its president Mario Draghi, the current economic conditions fail to justify a need for it.  Cash Remains King Speaking in front of the European Parliament, the president of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi touched on the matter of … Continue reading Mario Draghi: Europe ‘Has No Plans to Issue Central Bank Digital Currency’

Ripple To Launch xRapid ‘Within One Month’, Exec Tells CNBC

Remittance network Ripple plans to launch its xRapid payment network “within the next month,” head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East Sagar Sarbhai has told mainstream media. Sarbhai: I’m ‘Confident’ About xRapid Launch Speaking to CNBC in an interview published September 17, Sarbhai said he was “confident” the company would deliver on … Continue reading Ripple To Launch xRapid ‘Within One Month’, Exec Tells CNBC

Is the Novogratz Rebound Evident in This Market Indicator?

Bitcoin bull and highly cited cryptocurrency proponent Mike Novogratz called “bottom” this week on Twitter. On Friday, Bitcoin’s market performance and key market reversal indicated a possible turning point. What will Monday bring? Is the market still too bearish? Bitcoin Could Have Oversold According to a Friday report from Bloomberg, a key market sign — the Williams %R … Continue reading Is the Novogratz Rebound Evident in This Market Indicator?