Newegg, a leading online retailer of computer hardware and consumer electronics in North America, announced that is accepting bitcoin from Canada customers. Newegg Accepts Bitcoin From Customers in Canada The company started accepting bitcoin payments from its U.S. customers in August 2014, but the cryptocurrency market has grown into a trendy asset class since then. The bitcoin option used to represent only...
Lydian becomes first ICO to accepts ByteCoin as payment method during its Public Crowdsale. Bytecoin (BCN) is the first cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote technology, launched in July 2012, and is currently estimated to be valued at $1.2 billion on Coinmarketcap.com at the time of its release. BCN has partnered with...
Two more providers file plans with regulators to join the blockchain sector, while Harvest Portfolios gets the go-ahead to launch Canada’s first blockchain ETF. Last month, Harvest Portfolios filed with regulators to introduce an ETF that tracks blockchain technologies. Yesterday, February 1st, the firm received approval by the Ontario Securities...
The price of Bitcoin seems to have switched to a bullish momentum after spending a period of two months on a downward path that shed about $5,000 of its value. The market rebounded across the $8,000 line on Friday and crossed $8,400 already. Bears argue that a short squeeze is behind what they call “a market correction”, but the...
The London Football Exchange (LFE) has unveiled plans to launch its own cryptocurrency, intended to permit a “fan-driven football community,” providing members with the opportunity to take part in various club and fan experiences. Cryptocurrency Combined with Fan Loyalty LFE engagement services will include LFE Points, a blockchain-enabled loyalty, paired with...
The global social media platform Twitter has announced today that it will no longer allow advertising for certain cryptocurrency products and services. The news follows similar moves from other internet giants Google and Facebook. The hope is that such bans will help to protect vulnerable investors from deceptive campaigns...
One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges has issued a statement regarding the recently launched “El Petro” (PTR) – a digital currency supposedly backed by Venezuela’s crude oil reserves. Bitfinex are refusing to list the planet’s first ever state-issued cryptocurrency. The Petro Offers “Limited Utility” The reasons cited in the blog post...
The cryptosphere is growing exponentially as enthusiasts across the world are hard at work on improvements and new technologies. Let’s take a look at a few of these techs, and what they could mean for the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain in 2018. 1. Off-chain channels A concept that first saw...
Yesterday, Credit Suisse and ING Group completed a 25 million euro ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software. The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of securities through an application from fintech company HQLAx, which was built with a blockchain created by bank consortium R3. The trade was one...
This is the premiere announcement video of the coming global crypto art tour and long-term collaboration between 4NEW and Art For Crypto. We will start the solo show tour sponsored by 4NEW from London, going to NY, Miami, LA, and end in Hong Kong. This is also done in collaboration...