Cornell, one of the top university in the world offers the most Crypto classes

Cornell, one of the top university in the world offers the most Crypto classes When it comes to crypto and higher education, Cornell University is not just leading the Ivy League: It offers more blockchain-related courses than any other top university in the world, according to a survey by digital asset exchange Coinbase and researcher Qriously Technologies. Just over 40% of the world’s top 50 universities offer at least one class on blockchain or crypto assets, according to the study, which focused on undergraduate-level courses planned for fall 2018 (or…

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Is EU Holding Grip Over Crypto Regulations Too Tight, Affecting Bitcoin Price?

Is EU Holding Grip Over Crypto Regulations Too Tight Affecting Bitcoin Price? Finance Ministers in the European Union’s member states are taking a closer look at cryptocurrencies and the regulatory challenges they pose. They will be discussing whether or not regulations on the industry should be tightened and will be looking at issues including the lack of industry transparency, and the misuse of cryptocurrency for illicit purposes, like money laundering, tax evasion, and terrorism financing. The meeting will be taking place in Vienna on September 7th, according to a draft…

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Crypto Markets See Solid Upswing as SEC Promises to Review Recently Rejected Bitcoin ETFs

Crypto Markets See Solid Upswing as SEC Promises to Review Recently Rejected Bitcoin ETFs crypto markets have seen notable growth today, with all but one of the top 40 cryptocurrencies by market cap solidly in the green, according to data from Coin360. Bitcoin (BTC) has seen solid growth, having surpassed the $6,600 price point, starting the day just over $6,400. The leading cryptocurrency is up around 3 per cent over the past 24 hours, trading at $6,624 at press time. August 22 Bitcoin plunged from above $6,700 to under the…

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HALF-A-BILLION TETHER TOKENS INFUSED IN AUGUST, YET NO SIGNS OF CRYPTO MARKET PUMP

HALF-A-BILLION TETHER TOKENS INFUSED IN AUGUST, YET NO SIGNS OF CRYPTO MARKET PUMP With over a $500 million influx of Tether’s USDT tokens in the crypto market this month, Tether grabs a spot in the top ten cryptocurrencies with a circulating market cap of $2.7 billion. August has remained a critical month so far, with cryptocurrency market valuations dropping by 20-25% since the beginning of the month. Additionally, the cryptocurrency market attained its 2018-low as the overall market cap plummeted below $200 billion for the first time this year. However,…

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Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the ‘Cobra Client’ BCH Node Software

Bitcoin.org Owner Announces the ‘Cobra Client’ BCH Node Software Just when you thought things couldn’t get weirder in the cryptocurrency space, one of the most untrusted characters within the Bitcoin community has announced the launch of a new full node Bitcoin Cash client. The notorious owner of the website Bitcoin.org, Cobra Bitcoin, has revealed what he calls the ‘Cobra Client,’ a Bitcoin Cash full node implementation that aims to be ready before the hard fork scheduled for November 15. This week Cobra is getting involved with the argument between Bitcoin…

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Crypto Market Rises to $210 Billion, Tokens Like ICON See Large Gains

Crypto Market Rises to $210 Billion, Tokens Like ICON See Large Gains The Bitcoin price has increased to $6,550 over the past 24 hours, as the crypto market recorded a solid recovery. Tokens like ICON demonstrated 10 to 30 percent gains. Theta Token, Gas, CyberMiles, Nano, Lisk, PIVX, and ICON are the best performers of August 24, with Theta Token recording a massive 44 percent increase in value against both the US dollar and Bitcoin. Almost immediately after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disapproved eight Bitcoin exchange-traded funds…

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Total Crypto Market Cap Jumps $12 Billion in an Hour as BitMEX Pauses Trading

Total Crypto Market Cap Jumps $12 Billion in an Hour as BitMEX Pauses Trading Total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies shot up over $12 billion in just over an hour to peak at $222.8 billion, before dropping slightly to $291.7 billion by press time.Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading sideways today around $6,400-$6,500 before seeing a sharp 5 per cent spike in the space of just 45 minutes, peaking around $6,790. The leading cryptocurrency has since dropped slightly to trade around $6,715 at press time, still up about 6.2 percent on…

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Bakkt CEO Offers Greater Details About Upcoming Crypto Platform

Bakkt CEO Offers Greater Details About Upcoming Crypto Platform Bakkt’s CEO offered greater details surrounding the upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform in a recent Medium post, including greater details about the principles of the new platform, and how those principles will set new standards for the cryptocurrency industry. The recent post is the latest information offered by the newly founded company since the initial announcement made earlier this month. The platform made headlines due to their corporate partners, including Starbucks, Microsoft, and New York Stock Exchange parent company ICE. Bakkt is…

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South Africa’s Tax Agency Targets Tax-Evading Cryptocurrency Traders

South Africa’s Tax Agency Targets Tax-Evading Cryptocurrency Traders South Africa’s tax agency is looking into methods for identifying tax-dodging cryptocurrency traders, the acting head of the authority has revealed. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is studying ways to spot non-compliant cryptocurrency traders in order to investigate any scenario of failure to declare profits from investments, acting Commissioner Mark Kingon said while speaking at the Institute of Internal Auditors SA conference in Johannesburg recently. As reported by Fin 24, the official explained the need to identify crypto traders, stating: “The…

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Will the First Bitcoin ETF Make the Crypto Market Even More Volatile?

Will the First Bitcoin ETF Make the Crypto Market Even More Volatile? The first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is expected to be approved by February of 2019. But, some experts have stated that ETFs may increase the volatility of the market. Over the past few months, analysts have been divided on the effect of the ruling of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding Bitcoin ETFs on the crypto market. Brian Kelly, a contributor to CNBC’s Fast Money and the CEO at BKCM, previously explained that the rise in…

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