Amazon Managed Blockchain now generally available

Amazon Managed Blockchain now generally available | ZDNet

After revealing it was going to be launching two blockchain services at its annual conference in November, Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain, initially using HyperLedger. Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that the cloud giant touts as making it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks.

Smartlands Price Tops $3.53 (SLT)

Smartlands Price Tops $3.53 (SLT)

Smartlands (CURRENCY:SLT) traded 5.1% higher against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 18:00 PM ET on April 30th. Smartlands has a market cap of $18.00 million and $19,280.00 worth of Smartlands was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Smartlands token can now be purchased for approximately $3.53 or 0.00065802 […]

SDA (SDA) Market Cap Hits $0.00

SDA (SDA) Market Cap Hits $0.00

SDA (CURRENCY:SDA) traded flat against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 18:00 PM Eastern on April 30th. SDA has a total market capitalization of $0.00 and approximately $47,145.00 worth of SDA was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One SDA coin can currently be bought for $0.0041 or 0.00000118 BTC […]

English Soccer Club West Ham To Enter Crypto Space Citing New Partnership

West Ham Football Club to Hit Fan Token Offering with Binance backed Project

Cryptocurrency and sports are often getting the mainstream attention, with Litecoin’s logo debuting at Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC), Liverpool FC’s partnership invitation to TRON and Binance. Yet another related story broke the headline today. West Ham United Football Club is partnering with blockchain based project, chiliZ.

Microsoft Hack Leads to Victims’ Crypto Losses

Microsoft Hack Leads to Victims’ Crypto Losses * Live Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency hacks and related thefts continue to be a major problem, as anyone who uses Microsoft Outlook will likely tell you. In early April, Microsoft Outlook email users were targeted by a hack that saw many addresses compromised. Both email content and metadata were stolen and used without permission, but it appears their cryptocurrency stashes were also meddled with.

Bitfinex may issue exchange tokens to cover potential loss of $850 million

Bitfinex may issue exchange tokens to cover potential loss of $850 million

Tokens would make up for funds seized from Bitfinex by several governments, although the company says it expect their release ‘imminently’ | Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex may be planning to issue a proprietary exchange token to cover the potential loss of $850 million, according to the founder of cryptocurrency venture capital firm dFund.

Cryptocurrency mining companies welcome ruling keeping Quebec power prices low

Cryptocurrency mining companies welcome ruling keeping Quebec power prices low

MONTREAL – Cryptocurrency industry members in Quebec are welcoming a ruling by the province’s energy board that maintains current electricity rates and obliges the provincial utility to set aside 300 megawatts for new entrants. Hydro-Quebec wanted to create an auction system for electricity needed to mine digital currencies such as Bitcoin.

Venture Capital Funding To See Serious Challenge By Security Token Offerings (STOs)

Venture Capital Funding to See Serious Challenge by Security Token Offerings (STOs)

Venture Capital Funding Challenged By STOs There comes a time in every young business’s lifetime when they need to expand and dominate or stagnate and watch competitors take over market share. Venture Capital funding was the driver behind the tech industry that flourished in the eighties that created Silicon Valley.

Stellar (XLM) had the Worst Month in Crypto, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) had the Best

Stellar (XLM) had the Worst Month in Crypto, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) had the Best | Crypto Chronicle

It’s been a rollercoaster of a ride for the cryptocurrency market this past month, with the overall valuation rocketing towards $200 billion before tragically getting knocked back down again. April started off exceptionally well, with Bitcoin (BTC) surging over 30 percent from $4,000 to over $5,000 in the space of just two days.

Bitfinex’s second move amounts to ~$67 million worth of Bitcoins, yet is still among top-5 richest …

Bitfinex’s second move amounts to ~$67 million worth of Bitcoins, yet is still among top-5 richest wallets – AMBCrypto

Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency exchange owned and operated by iFinex Inc., withdrew more Bitcoin funds from its cold wallet. This was noted to be the second time the exchange withdrew BTC funds in just one week, with some speculating this to be the side-effect of the…

Ripple Surges After Nasdaq Adds XRP Liquidity Index, Will Growing Adoption Propel It Higher?

Ripple Surges After Nasdaq Adds XRP Liquidity Index, Will Growing Adoption Propel It Higher? | NewsBTC

Over the past several months many cryptocurrencies have incurred relatively large gains that have put a significant amount of distance between their current prices and their 2018 lows. But much to the chagrin of investors, Ripple (XRP) has not been one of these cryptos, as it has remained relatively stable around the $0.30 region.

Canadian Regulator to Maintain Low Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners Under New Rules

Canadian Regulator to Maintain Low Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners Under New Rules

Canada’s Quebec province said it would maintain its existing rates for digital currency mining and will also make enough energy available for the production of cryptos. Last year, Quebec stopped the approvals for new digital currency mining projects so that the province could weigh restrictions on their operations and if they wish to raise the rates they pay for power.

Cryptocurrency mining companies welcome ruling keeping Quebec power prices low

Cryptocurrency mining companies welcome ruling keeping Quebec power prices low

MONTREAL – Cryptocurrency industry members in Quebec are welcoming a ruling by the province’s energy board that maintains current electricity rates and obliges the provincial utility to set aside 300 megawatts for new entrants. Hydro-Quebec wanted to create an auction system for electricity needed to mine digital currencies such as Bitcoin.

REBGLO – Bringing Sustainability in the Cryptocurrency Domain

REBGLO – Bringing Sustainability in the Cryptocurrency Domain – CryptoMode

According to the reports, the cryptocurrency mining process requires three times more energy than digging up gold that is worth a dollar. In fact, global Bitcoin mining alone has transcended the energy consumption of some nations including Ireland in recent years. Evidently, the environmental impact of this enormous processing requirement has still not been accounted …

What Is Horizen Network? Introduction to ZEN Token

What Is Horizen Network? Introduction to ZEN Token | Crypto Briefing

What Is Horizen Network? Horizen ( formerly called ZenCash ) is a privacy-focused, zk-SNARKs based blockchain platform that forked from Zclassic, itself a Zcash fork. The Horizen network includes a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), ZenChat (a private messenger), ZenPub (an anonymous publishing platform), and ZenHide (TOR-like endpoint masking).

Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit $1.2 billion in first quarter: report

Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit $1.2 billion in first quarter: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Losses from the theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges and fraud-related activities surged in the first quarter of the year to $1.2 billion, or 70 percent of the level for all of 2018, cybersecurity firm CipherTrace said on Tuesday. The value of losses from crime in the digital currency sector in 2018 hit $1.7 billion.

Cardano Founder Launches Enterprise Blockchain Framework In Collaboration With Ethiopian …

Cardano Founder Launches Enterprise Blockchain Framework In Collaboration With Ethiopian Government

Former Ethereum Co-Founder, Founder of Cardano and CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson, announced the launch of an enterprise blockchain framework that aims to provide financial services to billions of people living in African countries. Known as “Atala” (named after a butterfly that resides in Florida), IOHK’s framework is intended to serve as a solutions provider for developers, companies and governments looking to implement new products.

Inaugural Blockchain Revolution Global event brings foremost enterprise blockchain leaders to …

Inaugural Blockchain Revolution Global event brings foremost enterprise blockchain leaders to Toronto

TORONTO , April 30, 2019 /CNW/ – More than 1,200 enterprise leaders came together in Toronto, Canada on April 24 – 25th for the inaugural Blockchain Revolution Global (BRG), an enterprise-focused conference organized by the Blockchain Research Institute, the world’s leading blockchain think-tank

WOLLO (WLO) Price Hits $0.0286

WOLLO (WLO) Price Hits $0.0286

WOLLO (CURRENCY:WLO) traded down 3.1% against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 16:00 PM Eastern on April 30th. One WOLLO token can currently be bought for $0.0286 or 0.00000537 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Stellarport and Bitfinex. Over the last seven days, WOLLO has traded 6.6% lower against […]

Bitcoin Cash blocks tagged with “Satoshi Nakamoto,” rumors of impending attack

Bitcoin Cash blocks tagged with “Satoshi Nakamoto,” rumors of impending attack | CryptoSlate

Mysteriously, 25 percent of mined Bitcoin Cash blocks are being tagged with “Satoshi Nakamoto.” Given the May 15th hard fork as part of a scheduled protocol upgrade, it is rumored that the tagging is a miner signaling 51 percent attack. Since Apr. 25th, beginning at 03:22 PDT, blocks began to appear on the Bitcoin Cash …

Bitcoin News: Canada Actively Inviting Miners with Discount Electricity

Bitcoin News: Canada Actively Inviting Miners with Discount Electricity

The region of Quebec, Canada, has set aside 300 Megawatt of energy production for discount electricity for crypto mining operations Canada appears to making a bid for attracting crypto companies to the country Cryptocurrency mining has always been a job that costs a huge amount in the electricity bills, as the mineable cryptocurrencies, chief among them Bitcoin, rely on “proof of work” for their security.

28402 Bitcoin on the Move As Crypto Market Turns Green – BTC, XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin …

28,402 Bitcoin on the Move As Crypto Market Turns Green – BTC, XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Tron, Cardano Forecast

Bitcoin whales are out in full force as the crypto market turns green. In the last 24 hours, some of the biggest Bitcoin holders on the market moved 28,402 BTC worth about $148 million. The largest single transfer was in the amount of 7,428 BTC worth $38.7 million, sent from one unknown wallet to another.

24% of America’s Young Adult Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold: Demographic Survey

24% of America’s Young Adult Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold: Demographic Survey

Harris Poll conducted a demographic survey for Blockchain Capital regarding the knowledge and general sentiment around Bitcoin. The survey revealed an increasing positive outlook of the American citizens towards Bitcoin [BTC]. Most interestingly, according to the survey, 30% of the young adult (18-25) population in America prefer Bitcoin [BTC] over Government bonds, and 24% prefer it over gold.

Former Facebook Engineers Launch Photo App With Collectible Tokens on the Ethereum Blockchain

Former Facebook Engineers Launch Photo App With Collectible Tokens on the Ethereum Blockchain

Former Facebook product manager John Egan has announced the launch of Editional for iPhone. The Ethereum-based blockchain application allows anyone to create blockchain collectible pictures, also known as non-fungible tokens. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are one-of-a-kind digital collectibles that are recorded on the Ethereum blockchain and permit digital ownership.

West Ham United Partners Socios.com to Allow Fans Vote on Club’s Decisions Using Fan Token

West Ham United Partners Socios.com for Club’s Official Fan Token

Following the example of Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain, West Ham United will collaborate with Socios.com to offer its fans an opportunity to influence the club’s decisions. Premier League club West Ham United has announced its new partnership with Socios.com which is the blockchain-based fan engagement platform.

Ravencoin (RVN) Price Prediction 2019 – RVN Is a Top 20 Coin By EOY (Late April Update)

Ravencoin (RVN) Price Prediction 2019 – RVN Is a Top 20 Coin By EOY (Late April Update) | CaptainAltcoin

Table of Contents April Update: TechnicalsLate April Update: FundamentalsRavencoin Intro Ravencoin Roadmap 2019Dividends/Rewards (Aim: Q1 2019)ResourcesUse examplesPhase 5 – Messaging (Aim: Q1 2019)IPFS IntegrationResourcesUse examplesGeneral Market Movements and Sentiment ShiftHow to evaluate fundamentals of a crypto projectOur Ravencoin Token Price Prediction for 2019RVN-BTC Price CorrelationRavencoin (RVN) Future OutlookWhy will Ravencoin fail?Why will Ravencoin succeed?Market prediction …

Land Rover drivers could be PAID in cryptocurrency for spotting potholes

Land Rover drivers could be PAID in cryptocurrency for spotting potholes

Boffins at the Warwickshire-based vehicle manufacturer are working on ‘smart wallet’ technology that will allow owners to earn credits by enabling their cars to automatically report road condition data to navigation providers and local authorities. Drivers will then be able to use the cryptocurrency reward to pay for car parking, road tolls or even charging for electric vehicles.

Jaguar Land Rover Wants You To Earn Cryptocurrency As You Drive

Jaguar Land Rover Wants You To Earn Cryptocurrency As You Drive

Millions of car owners are already giving their logistics data away for free, which helps companies such as Inrix and IBM make money off the miles they drive. But Jaguar Land Rover has developed a “smart wallet” that enables them to earn cyrptocurrency each time the vehicle automatically reports road condition data such as traffic congestion or potholes to logistics companies or local authorities.

Union Public Schools Launches Blockchain-Based Credentials

Union Public Schools Launches Blockchain-Based Credentials — THE Journal

Blockchain The Tulsa-based school district is the first in the U.S. to start offering digital diplomas and transcripts using Learning Machine’s blockchain-based open standard for digital credentials. Union High School While blockchain-based credentials are gaining attention in the higher education sector, Union Public Schools in Oklahoma wants to be a trailblazer in bringing the technology to the K-12 market.

Moody’s: Blockchain Technology Poses Systemic Risks

Moody’s: Blockchain Technology Poses Systemic Risks

Moody’s (MCO ), a business and financial services company that provides ratings across a number of financial products, recently published a report on the impact of blockchain technology. In the report, which was first covered by FN London, Moody’s emphasizes how blockchain technology can make securitized trades more efficient and lucrative, but not without inherent risk.

Tech Experts Call for More Federal Funding and Nurturing for Blockchain

Tech Experts Call for More Federal Funding and Nurturing for Blockchain

Policymakers should increase funding and issue guidance for blockchain innovation to ensure America retains its technological edge in the world, experts said Tuesday. “Europe and China and Japan are not standing still. They are investing heavily into [blockchain],” Victoria Adams, ConsenSys government practice lead, said on a panel hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Congressional Blockchain Caucus in Washington.

Scroll (SCRL) Price Hits $0.12

Scroll (SCRL) Price Hits $0.12

Scroll (CURRENCY:SCRL) traded up 1.8% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM Eastern on April 30th. One Scroll token can now be purchased for $0.12 or 0.00001643 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including IDEX, Hotbit, LATOKEN and IDAX. Scroll has a market cap of $17.24 million and approximately $105,841.00 worth […]

Bakkt Doubt: NYSE Operator’s Hesitation May Be A Crypto Blessing

Bakkt Doubt: NYSE Operator’s Hesitation May Be A Crypto Blessing | Crypto Briefing

ICE, the operator of the New York Stock Exchange, has delayed the launch of Bakkt several times. The creation of a federally-regulated marketplace for digital currencies has long been regarded as a major milestone towards institutional and mainstream adoption, with cryptocurrency markets on tenterhooks awaiting its launch.

US-Based Traders Dominate Crypto Trading, More Than Next 5 Countries Combined

US-Based Traders Dominate Crypto Trading, More Than Next 5 Countries Combined

The United States has long been one of the world’s most important economies, having a massive influence on the overall global economy and often helps to shape economic policy all over the world. It’s no surprise that the the country dominates the Bitcoin and overall crypto market similar to how it does other financial markets.

Bitcoin [BTC]: Venezuela transacts record number of BTC trades as Petro fails to get support

Bitcoin [BTC]: Venezuela transacts record number of BTC trades as Petro fails to get support – AMBCrypto

The economic status of the Venezuelan economy had been under constant strain for a while as the countries fiat currency continues to plummet in the present financial cycle. The massive hyperinflation rate of 2 million percent had crippled the country to its core and according to reports, the situation might get worse for the rate is expected to reach 8 million percent by this year’s end.

Craig Wright faked an email to get out of billion-dollar lawsuit, expert claims in court

Craig Wright faked an email to get out of billion-dollar lawsuit, expert claims in court

Craig Wright, the self-professed creator of Bitcoin, is involved in a whole heap of lawsuits. It ‘ s easy to forget he ‘ s facing a multi-billion-dollar suit himself. And the latest twist in the case of a former associate ‘ s estate versus the man who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto will do little to dissuade the ” Faketoshi ” heckles from large swaths of the crypto community.

Elon Musk Tweets Vitalik ‘What Should Be Developed on Ethereum?’

Elon Musk Tweets Vitalik ‘What Should Be Developed on Ethereum?’

Tech savvy businessman and SpaceX and Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, initiated a discussion on April 29 with ether (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin using a crisp one-word tweet “Ethereum.” The tweet garnered massive interest (at the time of this post it had 73,296 likes), and soon after it was posted, people came to understand that Elon’s tweet obviously had a significant impact on the ETH price.

Crypto-Specialist Economist Reveals Trick for Governments to ‘Kill Bitcoin’

Crypto-Specialist Economist Reveals Trick for Governments to ‘Kill Bitcoin’

By CCN.com: Saifedean Ammous, author of the Bitcoin Standard , appeared on the most recent episode of Stephen Livera’s crypto-economics podcast. Ammous spoke on several subjects, including a hyperbitcoinized future. Livera spoke to the fact that a full government ban on Bitcoin would make people aware of the fact that they have little control over the money in their bank accounts.

Venezuela Pro-Bitcoin Opposition May Use Maduro’s Sanctioned Funds To Oust Him

Venezuela Pro-Bitcoin Opposition May Use Maduro’s Sanctioned Funds To Oust Him – Bitcoinist.com

Bitcoin adoption crucible Venezuela could end up using its own sanctioned funds to topple the government if plans go ahead for an “army” of foreign Bitcoin adoption crucible Venezuela could end up using its own sanctioned funds to topple the government, if plans go ahead for an “army” of foreign mercenaries.

Verge (XVG) Price Analysis: XVG Gravitating Towards $0.09 By 2019 End

Verge (XVG) Price Analysis: XVG Gravitating Towards $0.09 By 2019 End – CryptoNewsZ

Verge or XVG is one of those altcoins that get less impacted by the price volatility. It focuses on full confidentiality and anonymity of its users. It is virtually untraceable, and its users can do instant, anonymous transactions on its platform. It has advanced blockchain technology that is built on top of Tor and I2P.

Popular Cryptocurrency Fund Counts the Cost of the Crypto Winter – Will Bitcoin recover?

Popular Cryptocurrency Fund Counts the Cost of the Crypto Winter – Will Bitcoin recover? | Smartereum

The year 2018 was a year to forget for digital asset investors especially those who bought bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies at their peak prices. These cryptocurrency investors soon began taking on major losses as the cryptocurrency market slumped with little respite. What analysts thought would be a short-lived dip turned out to become the …

Cryptocurrency market VS the Stock market: Should You Invest in Cryptocurrency or Turn to Stock …

Cryptocurrency market VS the Stock market: Should You Invest in Cryptocurrency or Turn to Stock Trading? – Crypto VS stock market

Every investor or capitalist looks forward to earning a higher rate of return on his investments. Towards this end, it’d be pertinent to ask if you should invest in stock markets or cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum. Even the most seasoned of investors and financiers may not be able to offer a simple and …

Bloq to Showcase Four Innovative Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Projects at Consensus 2019

Bloq to Showcase Four Innovative Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Projects at Consensus 2019

Bloq is a leading blockchain technology company, founded by prominent industry pioneers: Jeff Garzik (CEO and early Bitcoin developer) and Matthew Roszak (chairman and early cryptocurrency/blockchain investor). Bloq will be showcasing the following projects at Consensus 2019 in New York City: Titan – Cryptocurrency Mining Management at Scale: Titan automates and optimizes cryptocurrency mines of any size and makes sure they are always mining the most profitable coin.

Omnitude (ECOM) Price Reaches $0.0575

Omnitude (ECOM) Price Reaches $0.0575

Omnitude (CURRENCY:ECOM) traded up 1.4% against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 11:00 AM ET on April 30th. During the last week, Omnitude has traded down 1.7% against the US dollar. Omnitude has a total market capitalization of $3.72 million and $20,010.00 worth of Omnitude was traded on exchanges in the […]