Central Banks to Hedge Dollar Risks with Bitcoin, Pompliano Predicts

Every central bank will be buying Bitcoin (BTC) to hedge risks to the United States dollar, according to a forecast by major crypto bull Anthony Pompliano. In a tweet on Aug. 1, Pompliano, co-founder of asset manager firm Morgan Creek Digital Assets, noted the recent news that central banks made the largest historical acquisition…

Crypto Exchange Smart Valor Launches Integrated Trading and Custody Platform In Switzerland

A Swiss cryptocurrency exchange called Smart Valor has been launched this week. The new company will trade Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), which can be traded against the Swiss franc, euro, and U. S. dollar. According to its team, the services will be a combination of the brokerage with custody and new currencies are set to…

Multiple Dubai Firms Ready to Launch a KYC-Focused Data Sharing Blockchain Consortium in 2020

As many of our regular readers may recall, late last month, Dubai’s Etisalat signed an official MoU relating to blockchain technology and its potential use within the nation’s real estate sector. Recently, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) signed an agreement with the ICC and blockchain firm Perlin so as…

Russia’s S7 Airlines Ticketing Platform Processes Over $1 Million In Sales via Blockchain During July

The blockchain is here to bring us the future. S7 Airlines, a major aviation company that is a part of the Oneworld alliance, has recently revealed to the media that it was able to process $1 million USD in its new blockchain payment system during the month of July. This made July…

Australian Digital Currency Association (ADCA) and Blockchain Australia (BA) Announce Merger

Adam Pulton — Director of the newly formed organization — believes that the merger will help in the creation of a stronger, more united voice when it comes to the Australian blockchain industry as well as open new gateways for greater opportunities (within the APAC region.) The merger took place…

New Proof of Stake Alliance (POSA) Created By Several Firms Wanting To Popularize Blockchain In The US

The blockchain technology is facing an important time in the United States. With the regulators and lawmakers looking closely at Facebook’s Libra and Bitcoin, all eyes are looking at cryptocurrencies, the blockchain technology, and all the potential that they have. In order to lobby for the future of the crypto and blockchain industry…

New Grayscale Research Finds Over a Third of American Investors are Considering Buying Bitcoin

In its report, Grayscale’s core research team points out that as education regarding Bitcoin and blockchain tech continues to grow and spread, we will see more and more investors A study facilitated by crypto asset manager Grayscale has revealed that a little over one third of all American investors are currently “interested”…

BitMEX Owner Awards $60K Grant to Bitcoin Developer Michael Ford

Bitcoin Core contributor Michael Ford, aka “fanquake,” has been awarded a $60,000 grant by the parent firm of top crypto derivatives platform BitMEX. In an official announcement published on July 12, BitMEX owner and operator HDR Global Trading revealed its decision to award Ford the grant, noting that he has just recently been…

US Investors Are Buying Bitfinex’s LEO Tokens Via Third Parties To Bypass Restrictions

There is something pretty interesting happening now during the latest sale of Bitfinex’s LEO tokens. Coindesk has reported that several investors based in the U. S. are purchasing the tokens of the company indirectly. Bitfinex is openly refusing to sell tokens to residents of the U. S. or companies based in…

Cryptocurrency Exchange LGO Secures an Audit with Big Four Accounting Firm PwC

While LGOs decision to get itself audited is quite commendable, in most cases, companies usually get an audit so as to secure certain money transmitter licenses. Hugo Renaudin believes that by getting his company audited by a big name player such as PwC, LGO has set a precedent that more and…