“Crypto-Anarchist” Cody Wilson Resigns from Defense Distributed After Assault Charges | BTCMANAGER

Self-described “crypto-anarchist” and CEO of Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson, a 3D-printed gun organization has resigned from the company after being arrested in Taiwan following his escape from the US while facing charges of sexually assaulting a minor in Texas, reported Gizmodo on September 25, 2018.  Wilson, who is a prominent figure in the right-wing white nationalist movement in the US […]

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AT&T Creates Blockchain Solutions For Enterprise Customers

AT&T Communications, part of Telecom giant AT&T, announced the creation of a suite of blockchain solutions to help Enterprise customers reduce costs, risk, and simplify business processes. These blockchain solutions are designed to work with technology from IBM and Microsoft, and are available in the market. AT&T said its Internet of Things or IoT solutions add automation and critical monitoring […]

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Amazon Cloud Blockchain Test Finds Its Way Faster Than Bitcoin

CSIRO, Australia’s National Science Agency, in partnership with Sydney University have revealed that, through using the Amazon Cloud, the pair have managed to achieve a blockchain transaction settling time of 30,000 transactions per second. Bearing in mind that Bitcoin can settle around 8 transactions per second and that Ethereum can achieve around 15 transactions per second, CSIRO’s findings are actually […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] and Litecoin [LTC] work together to address the “needs of sound money for the future”, says Charlie Lee

Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin [LTC] recently spoke about the Litecoin network and its usage. He also expounded upon the value of Litecoin as sound money and provided information on the security of the network. He started off by providing statistics of the Litecoin network. On a daily basis, there are about 30,000 transactions taking place, with over $300 […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] ETF not expected to arrive by the end of year, say two industry players

Recently, Ran NeuNer, the host of the popular cryptocurrency show CryptoTrader spoke with industry experts about why the cryptocurrency space needs a Bitcoin ETF [exchange-traded funds], when is it expected to be approved and more. The two people that NeuNer fetched opinions from were Maja Vujinovic, the CEO and investor of the O Group and Dave Chapman from the Asian counter trading firm, […]

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Why Did Ripple (XRP) Jump 190% Last Week?

XRP, the cryptocurrency with one of the worst performances of the yearr, ose nearly 190 percent last week, nearly tripling its valuation, according to data from CoinMarketCap.com. XRP Gains Big After Lackluster YTD Performance The weekly gain was bolstered by a spike of around 75 percent on Friday alone. Compared to the opening price of 45 cents per token on Friday, XRP hit a high of 77 […]

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Can Bitcoin (BTC) Fall Below $6,000 Again?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been in a steady decline since the beginning of the year. The first wave of this decline, from January to February was a very steep one. However, when Bitcoin (BTC) broke the first downtrend and entered another phase of decline, the fall was not as steep. Similarly, this second downtrend was broken in August and now Bitcoin […]

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Report: North Korea Is Evading US Sanctions Using Cryptocurrencies

North Korea is reportedly ramping up the use of cryptocurrencies to evade US economic sanctions. It’s also alleged that the country is developing its own native crypto asset to further assist moving money across borders, according to a duo of financial intelligence analysts from Washington D.C. North Korea Allegedly Uses a Mixer to Launder Money Using Crypto According to a detailed […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies react strongly to regulatory news events, says BIS report

On 23rd September, the Bank for International Settlements [BIS], released its quarterly review for 2018, on cryptocurrencies. In the document, authors Raphael Auer, Principal Economist in the Monetary Policy unit [BIS], and Stijn Claessens, Head of Financial Stability Policy department [BIS], discuss the market behavior of Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies. The report stated that cryptocurrencies are considered to be “out of reach” of […]

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