Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: Watchful Waiting For Investors, Exchanges On Which Path Will Rule

Blockchain, FinTech, Investing, News | November 15, 2018 By:

The Bitcoin Cash hard fork has occurred, splitting the existing blockchain into two new cryptocurrencies:  BAB (running on bitcoin-ABC software) and BSV (running a protocol called bitcoin SV developed by nChain). There is also a third proposal to combine the best aspects of the two competitors into Bitcoin Unlimited.


Ripple XRP Has Strong Third Quarter

FinTech, Innovation, Investing, News | November 11, 2018 By:

Ripple has issued its third quarter results. In Q3 2018, Ripple sold $65.27 million worth of XRP programmatically. This represented 0.172 percent, or 17.2 basis points of the total XRP volume traded globally in the third quarter.

In addition, XRP II, LLC — a Ripple subsidiary that is a registered and licensed money service business (MSB) — sold $98.06 million worth of XRP in institutional direct sales.


Bitstamp To User Cinnober Engine For Crypto Trading Platform

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation | November 11, 2018 By:

Cinnober, a global independent provider of exchange and clearing technology solutions for the finance industry, has been selected by cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp to deliver a trading system.

Bitstamp is replacing an in-house developed matching engine with Cinnober’s TRADExpress Trading System in a move to increase capacity and capabilities of its marketplace.


eToro Exchange Creates Branded Crypto Wallet As Guy Hirsch Plans US Move

Blockchain, FinTech, News, Regulation | November 7, 2018 By:

Exchange platform eToro is rolling out its own branded crypto wallet in advance of the overall service’s US debut early next year. The eToro wallet is a mobile application available via Google Play and the Apple App Store.

The new wallet provides multi-signature security and gives users the ability to see their on-blockchain transactions and balances without the fear of losing their private key.


BlackStar Enterprise Group Building Blockchain For Selling Common Stock Shares

Announcements, Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation, Investing, Regulation | November 6, 2018 By:

Blackstar Enterprise Group of Colorado is building a digital equity trading platform on the blockchain. When completed, this platform will allow peer-to-peer trading of BlackStar digital shares of common stock. The company is a publicly traded merchant banking firm that facilitates venture capital to early stage revenue companies.