CNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

CNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

CNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing brian wang | September 22, 2018 | Researchers at Los Alamos and partners in France and Germany are exploring the enhanced potential of carbon nanotubes as single-photon emitters for quantum information processing. Nanotubes integrated into electroluminescent devices can provide greater control over timing of light emission and… Continue reading CNT for optical-based quantum cryptography and quantum computing

Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Cryptocurrency web wallet provider Blockchain has filed a complaint in a U.S. federal court alleging attempted deception by a copycat website. In a blogpost, Blockchain — whose website is hosted at blockchain.com — identifies the platform, blockchain.io, as a deliberate impostor that is attempting to rebrand itself in order to continue in its usual insincere… Continue reading Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

In an exclusive interview with CCN, the CEO of the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network took a hard stance against those who believe in a world where Bitcoin and its peers can survive unregulated. Sheffield Clark, whose company — Coinsource — recently installed 17 new Bitcoin ATMs in Florida, stated that cryptocurrency is not a… Continue reading Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Contrary to the somewhat-popular idea that tether (USDT) issuance is used to manipulate crypto markets by boosting the price of bitcoin, a new academic study by researcher Wang Chun Wei of the University of Queensland Business School shows that the most widely-used stablecoin in fact has a negligible effect. Tether and the 2017 Bitcoin Price… Continue reading Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Fmr. Huobi US Compliance Chief Talks NY Crypto Exchange Report

Fmr. Huobi US Compliance Chief Talks NY Crypto Exchange Report

Harry Zhou, former general counsel and compliance officer for Huobi US, spoke with CCN about the latest report from New York’s attorney general on cryptocurrency exchanges. Zhou helped set up the legal framework in New York for cryptocurrency exchanges, namely the application and regulations for the BitLicense. He represented Huobi for comments on the BitLicense proposal… Continue reading Fmr. Huobi US Compliance Chief Talks NY Crypto Exchange Report

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements from companies, some of the most interesting updates have come from regulators, and specifically, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The financial regulator openly discussed its views on cryptocurrency and plans to develop blockchain technology locally. For those who are unfamiliar, Singapore historically… Continue reading Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Bln Surge, Can Bitcoin Breach $6,800?

Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Bln Surge, Can Bitcoin Breach $6,800?

Over the past 48 hours, the crypto market has increased by more than $25 billion, from $198 billion to $223 billion. Ripple and Ethereum have maintained momentum at a price range. Since September 20, the crypto market has initiated a strong corrective rally resulted by extremely oversold conditions. But, as many investors expected, the massive… Continue reading Crypto Market Stabilizes After $25 Bln Surge, Can Bitcoin Breach $6,800?

UNICEF France Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Humanitarian Activities

UNICEF France Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Humanitarian Activities

Whatever one thinks of ‘babies are dying from lack of bitcoin’ comments attributed to a certain cryptocurrency evangelist, you are now no longer limited to fiat currencies if you want to assist needy children. This follows an announcement by UNICEF France that it is now taking donations in cryptocurrencies. Driven by the need to expand… Continue reading UNICEF France Accepts Cryptocurrency Donations for Humanitarian Activities

India’s Blockchain Ecosystem Suffers as Antagonistic Government Policy Brings Exodus

India’s Blockchain Ecosystem Suffers as Antagonistic Government Policy Brings Exodus

The fallout from India’s regulatory position on cryptocurrencies is leading to an exit of talent, businesses and investment from the country’s blockchain space on a scale paralleled only by a prior wave of tech industry flight during the internet boom of the late 90s and early noughties. According to a recent News 18 report, a substantial… Continue reading India’s Blockchain Ecosystem Suffers as Antagonistic Government Policy Brings Exodus

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Congress

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Congress

On Friday, Sept. a U.S. member of Congress announced that he will introduce three new bills aimed at supporting the development of blockchain technologies, as well as the use of cryptocurrency, within the United States. Rep. Emmer: U.S. Must Support Blockchain Development According to Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), the initiator of this bold move, the U.S. needs… Continue reading U.S. Lawmaker Introduces 3 Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Congress

Decentralized Crypto Exchange is Solution to Hacks, Will They be Ready?

Decentralized Crypto Exchange is Solution to Hacks, Will They be Ready?

Not long after the successful hacking attempts on crypto exchanges Bithumb and Coincheck, Japan’s Zaif was hacked, losing $60 million in user funds. All three exchanges were found to have poor security measures. Coincheck in particular, which lost more than $500 million in XEM, the native cryptocurrency of NEM, outraged investors in Japan after the… Continue reading Decentralized Crypto Exchange is Solution to Hacks, Will They be Ready?

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Unveils ‘Next-Generation’ 7nm Chip

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Unveils ‘Next-Generation’ 7nm Chip

Bitmain, the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency company, isn’t ready to relinquish its position as the dominant manufacturer of bitcoin mining chips — at least not yet. The China-based firm on Friday announced that it had developed a new 7nm application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining chip for the SHA256 algorithm used by bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and… Continue reading Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Unveils ‘Next-Generation’ 7nm Chip

Canada to Study Cannabis Cryptomarkets Ahead of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Canada to Study Cannabis Cryptomarkets Ahead of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

As Canada prepares to legalize recreational marijuana next month, the impact this will have on online drug marketplaces has remained unclear. Consequently, the Department of Public Safety Canada is looking to commission a study that will shed light on the cryptomarkets – online drug marketplaces that rely on the TOR browser and cryptocurrencies – with… Continue reading Canada to Study Cannabis Cryptomarkets Ahead of Recreational Marijuana Legalization

Beaten-down cryptocurrency XRP surges 80% in 24 hours, nearly triples in value on week

Beaten-down cryptocurrency XRP surges 80% in 24 hours, nearly triples in value on week

Chesnot | Getty Images In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency Ripple is displayed on January 30, 2018 in Paris, France.  One of the worst performing cryptocurrencies this year is making a comeback. XRP rose more than 80 percent Friday to a high of 77 cents, bringing its gains this week… Continue reading Beaten-down cryptocurrency XRP surges 80% in 24 hours, nearly triples in value on week

Crypto-actifs : la France veut créer un cadre juridique pour tous les acteurs

Crypto-actifs : la France veut créer un cadre juridique pour tous les acteurs

EXCLUSIF Un amendement déposé par trois députés de LREM, propose à tous les acteurs du marché de solliciter un visa optionnel auprès de l’AMF. Ceux qui l’auront obtenu auront un droit au compte.  C’est une étape clé dans la régulation des acteurs des crypto-actifs, en France. Selon nos informations, tous les prestataires de services en «… Continue reading Crypto-actifs : la France veut créer un cadre juridique pour tous les acteurs

Billionaire Tim Draper Stands By Bullish $250,000 Bitcoin Price Target For 2022

Billionaire Tim Draper Stands By Bullish $250,000 Bitcoin Price Target For 2022

Tech billionaire Tim Draper stands by his bitcoin price target of $250,000 for 2022. Despite the recent slump, Draper remains undeterred in his enthusiastic outlook for the largest virtual currency by market cap. “This is going to be so big, so if you see a dip [in prices], jump in,” Draper told TheStreet at the… Continue reading Billionaire Tim Draper Stands By Bullish $250,000 Bitcoin Price Target For 2022

Switzerland wants banks and cryptocurrencies to play nice

Switzerland wants banks and cryptocurrencies to play nice

Switzerland is offering a leg up to fledgling blockchain businesses in an attempt to affirms itself as a global cryptocurrency hub. The European banking haven is facing an exodus of blockchain startups due to uncharacteristically tough banking conditions, Reuters reports. Today, the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) issued guidelines for the nation’s 250-plus banks to follow… Continue reading Switzerland wants banks and cryptocurrencies to play nice

Switzerland tries to stem blockchain exodus by improving access to banks

ZURICH (Reuters) – In an effort to maintain its status as a cryptocurrency hub, Switzerland has taken steps to help blockchain companies access the traditional financial system by making it easier for them to open corporate bank accounts. FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC… Continue reading Switzerland tries to stem blockchain exodus by improving access to banks

Circle’s Poloniex Overtakes Bittrex, 190% Increase in Crypto Volume

Circle’s Poloniex Overtakes Bittrex, 190% Increase in Crypto Volume

Poloniex, one of the oldest crypto exchanges in the global market, has become a major digital asset trading platform once again after years of stagnation. Until 2015, Poloniex was one of the largest crypto exchanges alongside Coinbase. It was the go-to exchange for traders investing in smaller trading pairs like tokens and alternative cryptocurrencies. But,… Continue reading Circle’s Poloniex Overtakes Bittrex, 190% Increase in Crypto Volume