One of the first launches out of the gate at Consensus 2018 is from SALT (Secured Automated Lending Technology) Lending Holdings. The Colorado blockchain-based cash loan provider is launching the SALT Bridge Foundation to create a financial leg up for the estimated two billion unbanked and underbanked people around...
Digital identity company Netki just made it easier for companies launching token sales to onboard their customers in a way that supports compliance with existing security laws. The Los Angeles-based company announced today, May 15, 2018, at Consensus 2018 in New York City that it is adding investor validation to...
Overstock.com has gained a reputation among the cryptocurrency community for being the first major retailer to check bitcoin as a means of payment and for accepting over 40 digital coins today. The company, however, is more focused in the underlying technology as it continues to invest in the blockchain...
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The Seminole County, Florida, tax collector Joel M. Greenberg announced May 14 that the county will begin accepting cryptocurrency for payment for various services this summer in order to eliminate heavy fees and improve payment accuracy and efficiency. According to a press release, the county will begin accepting Bitcoin (BTC)...
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has blocked the filings of Bitcoin exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) even after the launch of Bitcoin futures contracts in December 2017. The regulator now seems closer to accept this financial instrument, but some investment firms chose not to wait and get creative. REX Shares...
Zcash just became the first privacy coin to earn itself a fiat trading pair on a mainstream American exchange. On Monday, May 14, 2018, a Gemini blog post announced that the Winklevoss-run exchange would list Zcash after it received the go-ahead from the New York State Department of Financial Services...
Steve Eisman, the money manager who found fame after he successfully managed to make millions shorting subprime mortgages ten years ago, has spoken out against cryptocurrencies.Earlier today at the CFA Institute’s yearly conference, Eisman addressed a sizeable audience questioning the need for the existence of digital currencies.Eisman: “I Don’t...
Software developer Kx Systems has launched cryptocurrency trading on its white label forex (FX) trading platform Kx for Flow, the company reported in a blog post May 14. Starting today, Kx for Flow customers are able to conduct spot trading of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin...
Samourai Wallet is collaborating with goTenna, a Brooklyn-based company specializing in off-grid communications, to produce txTenna, an Android app that combines mesh networking with Bitcoin transactions. The app will allow users to pair their phones with goTenna’s portable antennas in order to broadcast transactions. goTenna produces consumer-grade hardware to facilitate...