Elastos (ELA) Partners With iNex Green Energy Exchange

Elastos (ELA), currently trading at $79.93 with a 24-hour trading volume of $101.7 million according to CoinMarketCap, has partnered with iNex, a green energy exchange focused on the “new ecology of energy internet.” Our new partner New Energy Exchange https://t.co/Jc8epFBeX5 pic.twitter.com/7y7RuOheyg — Elastos (@Elastos_org) February 28, 2018 Elastos is marketed as a “smart-web powered by […]

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Poloniex Cryptocurrency Exchange Bought by Goldman-Sachs Backed Startup, Circle – Fiat Trades on the Horizon. Monero (XMR) Price Spike?

Circle, the Goldman Sachs-backed payments company has acquired Poloniex on February 26, 2018, according to a press release on the Poloniex website. Poloniex is a cryptocurrency exchange and current users are able to trade against Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and Tether. With a payments company backed by one of the world’s largest investment banks coming into […]

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New IoT Blockchain Solution Decentralized by EOS Instead of Ethereum: IIoT ICO

Ethereum has been the gold standard for Initial Coin Offerings, with ERC-20 tokens dominating the charts for new digital assets. However, Ethereum is not without its shortcomings. Compared to some of the newer decentralized platforms, Ethereum is relatively expensive and slow. Adoption of other platforms has been minimal, but there are tokens on platforms other […]

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Volkswagen to Work With IOTA in Developing Connected Car Using Decentralized Technology

At the Bosch Connected World Conference, Volkswagen announced that they would cooperate with the Berlin-based company, IOTA in developing decentralized technology for connected cars. This comes shortly after the automotive supplier, Bosch invested in IOTA last year. Volkswagen Chief Digital Officer, Johann Jungwirth described the potential of the partnership. Besides the geographic proximity of the […]

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New Ledger Wallet Desktop & Mobile Applications – Multicurrency Functionality & ERC-20 Tokens

Ledger, makers of the popular hardware wallet, the Nano S, has released new wallet desktop and mobile applications. This appears to be the first major step since raising $75 million USD during its Series B round in January. This was the largest VC fundraiser in the crypto storage sector, and a contrarian approach to fundraising, […]

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CFTC Issues Warning on Pump-and-Dump Cryptocurrency and ICO Schemes

At the heels of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee meeting this past Wednesday, the CFTC has issued a warning against pump-and-dump schemes, specifically related to digital currencies. The Customer Advisory on virtual currency pump-and-dumps warns people against “thinly traded or new ‘alternative’ virtual currencies and digital coins or tokens.” This would […]

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Stellarport Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange Live, Built on Stellar Lumens API

Stellar Lumens is among the first to market with developing a platform for a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. Stellarport, unrelated to the team behind Stellar Lumens, has released a new decentralized exchange built on this platform. Currently, the Stellar distributed exchange can be accessed using the StellarTerm interface. There are a handful of coins that can […]

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Coinbase Commerce Released – Accept Cryptocurrency Ecommerce Transactions

Coinbase has released Coinbase Commerce, a new service that enables ecommerce websites to accept Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin payments. The service is available worldwide and pushes payments in multiple cryptocurrencies directly into a user-controlled wallet. Coinbase has offered merchant products in the past, however they have always been fully centralized. Coinbase Commerce is […]

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