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Major Swiss Online Bank Posts Soaring Profits After Offering Clients Crypto Investing
Online banking service provider Swissquote has seen a 44 percent surge in profits in the first half of 2018, an uplift attributed to the "Crypto boom" earlier this year, local news outlet Finews reports July 31.
Thomson Reuters Partners With CryptoCompare to Track 50 Crypto Assets
As the press release explains, CryptoCompare will now provide order book and trade data on 50 cryptocurrencies for Reuters' financial desktop platform Eikon, which is aimed at institutional investors.
AlphaPoint Helps Launch XRP-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency services firm AlphaPoint is powering a new decentralized exchange, the company announced Monday.
Bitcoin's Second-Ever Developer Is Back
Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the first coder to work alongside bitcoin's pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Martti 'Sirius' Malmi, is joining a team of developers launching a new cryptocurrency called AXE. The project, which is combining Malmi's Identifi online reputation system with decentralized database system GUN, is taking on the long-desired mission of decentralizing the Web.
Banking Giant Trials Blockchain for Issuance of Land-Backed Loans
The Agricultural Bank of China, one of the world's largest banks by total assets, has completed the issuance of a loan worth $300,000 using a blockchain system.
Washington Utility Stops Accepting Applications for Crypto Mining
A customer-owned utilities company in rural Washington has stopped accepting applications for electricity from crypto mining and similar blockchain operations, the Seattle Times reported July 30.
Australian Government Awards Grant to Blockchain Project for Sustainable Sugar
The Australian government has granted A$2.25 million to the Sustainable Sugar Project, Foodnavigator-Asia reports July 30.
Draper Dragon Backs $20 Million Raise for Alibaba Vets' Blockchain Startup
A public blockchain project founded by the former head of Alibaba's blockchain team has raised over $20 million from institutional investors in a combined token and equity sale.
Gallup Poll: 75% of US Investors Think Bitcoin Is 'Very Risky'
Three-quarters of U.S. investors with more than $10,000 in stocks, bonds and mutual funds think bitcoin is a "Very risky" investment, a new survey revealed Monday.
Blockchain on Campus: Universities Finding Their Role as Researcher and Promoter
There are an increasing number of universities that have been opening groups, centers and laboratories dedicated to research into cryptocurrencies, and despite being young themselves, these promise to significantly advance the evolution of cryptocurrencies and blockchains.
New Extradition Request Complicates Case of Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik
A Greek court has accepted a Russian request to extradite Bitcoin fraud suspect Alexander Vinnik, complicating subsequent international litigation, the Associated Press reported July 30.
Indie Game Delisted From Steam Marketplace for Alleged Cryptojacking and Scams
Valve Corporation has removed a game from its video game marketplace Steam that allegedly hijacked users' computers to mine cryptocurrency, Motherboard reported July 30.
Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin, "We've Moved Onto Bitcoin!"
On July 29th, 2018, the City of Hope, a cancer and diabetes research and treatment center, hosted its first annual "If Only" Texas Hold'em Charity Poker Tournament in Los Angeles.
Novogratz's Galaxy Digital Will Start Trading on a Stock Exchange This Week
Cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital is set to trade on Toronto's TSX Venture Exchange on August 1, Bloomberg reported Monday.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, TRON: Price Analysis, July 30
ETH/USD Ethereum could not break out of the 50-day SMA for the past six days.
Chamber of Digital Commerce Proposes Guidelines for 'Responsible' Crypto Market Growth
The Chamber of Digital Commerce Token Alliance has released a collaborative report of proposed guidelines for "Responsible growth" of the cryptocurrency market, according to their July 30 press release.
Research: Only 5% of Brits Made Capital Gains Via Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts worldwide don't shy from sharing their support for the burgeoning asset class, voicing the inevitable disruption of traditional finance market as the use of cryptocurrencies increase.
VanEck Defends Bitcoin ETF Proposal in Letter to SEC
Investment giant VanEck responded publicly to the SEC's concerns over their pending Bitcoin ETF application - fanning the flames of what may be the commission's most heated proposal to date.
Crypto Investment Fund Pantera Capital Predicts $67,500 Bitcoin in 2019
Pantera Capital, one of the first investment firms to focus solely on the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector, has announced a substantial lifetime return of over 10,000% in a recent announcement celebrating the fund's 5-year anniversary.
Binance Partners With Libra Credit to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans
Cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance announced a partnership with decentralized global lending platform Libra Credit that will allow BNB holders to access fiat and cryptocurrency loans to borrowers that pledge Binance BNB tokens as collateral.
Korean Government Seeks to Strip Tax Perks From Crypto Exchanges
Cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea may soon lose eligibility for significant tax benefits currently granted to smaller companies.
Crypto Mining CEO Said to Disappear With $35 Million In Funds
The chief executive of a cryptocurrency mining startup has reportedly disappeared with $35 million in client investments, Newsweek reported Monday.
HTC Says Its Crypto-Friendly Smartphone Will Support Litecoin
HTC's new blockchain-compatible smartphone will support litecoin, creator Charlie Lee said Sunday.
Smart Dubai and DIFC Courts Partner to Explore Blockchain-Powered Judiciary
The Dubai International Financial Centre Courts and Smart Dubai have announced their partnership to develop a "Court of the Blockchain," for streamlining the legal system, local news outlet Arabian Business reports today, July 30.
Bitmain Plans Overseas IPO, Earned $1 Billion in Net Profit in Q1, Sources Report
Jihan Wu, the co-CEO of crypto mining hardware giant Bitmain, is reportedly planning to conduct an overseas initial private offering, Fortune's crypto-focused section The Ledger reports July 30.
Bitcoin Holds $8,000 as Community Weighs ETF Impact Prospects
Data from Cointelegraph's price tracker and Coin360 reveals a modest comedown for Bitcoin through the day, falling almost 1 percent over a 24 hour period to trade at around $8,110 by press time.
Media: Crypto Exchange Huobi's OTC Trading Platform to Support India Rupee Transactions
Huobi, currently the world's third largest crypto exchange by daily trading volumes, is set to support Indian rupee transactions on its proprietary peer-to-peer trading platform, according to an email cited by Crypto News India July 26.
Bitcoin ETFs May Have Lost the Battle, But Not the War
A Bitcoin ETF, in turn, tracks Bitcoin as the underlying asset.
Charlie Lee to Advise Development of HTC Crypto-Compatible Smartphone Exodus
Litecoin founder Charlie Lee tweeted July 29 that he will be an advisor for HTC's new smartphone Exodus, which will support LTC and the Lightning Network.
Bitcoin's Price Needs Move Above $8,350 to Regain Bull Bias
Bitcoin's price is consolidating in a narrow range at press time and could regain bullish momentum above $8,350, technical charts indicate.