5 Essential Tips Every Cryptocurrency Newbie Should Consider

By Austin Floyd | October 19, 2018

Most of you have probably heard about Bitcoin as a new form of money. Your knowledge might either come from the newspaper headlines screaming about the phenomenal Bitcoin price surge at the end of 2017, or some of your tech-savvy fellows that started investing in Bitcoin a while ago. But cryptocurrency goes well beyond Bitcoin.…

Everything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Regulation

By Austin Floyd | August 20, 2018

Written by Gary Ross This article was originally published on UpCounsel. The meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. Innovators, investors, users, and governments are scrambling to wrap their heads around cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that they rely upon. The emergence of a new market and business model has created great…

Consensus 2018 and Coinbase Targets Institutional Investors

By Austin Floyd | May 19, 2018

Here’s the scoop for what’s going on this week in cryptocurrency… Consensus 2018 Takes Place in NYC Cryptocurrency advocates from around the world are all embarking to New York City as Consensus 2018, put on by Coindesk, takes place. The consensus is one of the largest cryptocurrency based conventions and attracts major companies from around…

Bitcoin Price Targets $9k Again and Markets Aim For $400 Billion

By Austin Floyd | April 24, 2018

It’s been a while since we’ve seen positive media on cryptocurrency… The market has been quiet, and so have most of the people who got in before this big rise and crash. But finally, we’re seeing some movement come back to the market. Bitcoin Price Targets $9k Again Bitcoin price rose all the way to…

Coinbase ERC20 Support To Be Added For New Assets

By Austin Floyd | March 26, 2018

Coinbase has had a rough year… After adding Bitcoin Cash, people started to wonder the validity of what they were doing, whether insider trading was to question. And then, they have been engaged in multiple lawsuits based on locked funds of intermediary transfers. Despite these setbacks, their ultimate goal to help the world buy cryptocurrency…

Google Pursues Two Blockchain Projects After Recent Crypto Ad Ban

By Austin Floyd | Mar 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Google Pursues Two Blockchain Projects After Recent Crypto Ad Ban

Recently, Google joined Facebook in banning advertisements that are related to cryptocurrencies. For some this marked a clear line in the sand that Google would not be pursuing cryptocurrencies, while for others, it showed Google helping to fight against scammy ICOs and those “personalities” making money off of b.s. Signals. Now Google has just released…

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No, The Japan FSA Isn’t Ceasing Operations on Binance

By Austin Floyd | Mar 22, 2018 | Comments Off on No, The Japan FSA Isn’t Ceasing Operations on Binance
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Ahh, Binance. Binance has been the most widely talked about cryptocurrency exchange in the last few months… From a hack, to a bounty that resulted from that hack, to improving their platform and so much more – we’ve seen the highs and lows of Binance. Although, they always handle bad press with the utmost professionalism.…

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSX) Talks with ASX

By Austin Floyd | Mar 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSX) Talks with ASX

When it comes to stock market adoption of cryptocurrencies, we’ve seen the CME and CBOE both jump onto the Bitcoin train. Although, it has been slim pickings for other cryptocurrencies in the U.S. On the other hand, Hong Kong is looking to learn how to start performing blockchain settlement on their stock exchange, but they need…

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Cryptocurrency and Israel Securities Authority | Utility Tokens Not Securities

By Austin Floyd | Mar 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Cryptocurrency and Israel Securities Authority | Utility Tokens Not Securities

After the g-20 announcement showing no further crackdown on global regulations, cryptocurrency has been everywhere in the headlines. While we’ve seen positive and negative news around the world, Israel seems to be showing some kind indicators. Cryptocurrency and Israel | Securities or Utility Tokens Cryptocurrency and Israel usually aren’t synonymous, but recently their legal standings…

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Thailand Drafts Crypto Regulations | Puerto Rico Filters | and More….

By Austin Floyd | Mar 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Thailand Drafts Crypto Regulations | Puerto Rico Filters | and More….

There’s so much always going on in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. As such, it takes hours to keep up and read articles all day, which is why we are going to start a new type of news segment. This will compile the news for the day around the web – organized in one quick article. That…

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Playboy Goes Blockchain | Playboy Cryptocurrency Wallet and Vice Token

By Austin Floyd | Mar 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Playboy Goes Blockchain | Playboy Cryptocurrency Wallet and Vice Token
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While we’ve seen many industries flock to blockchain not only for the freedom it gives but the security, this is an industry riddled with problems… Adult entertainment. Adult entertainment is easy to copy, there are tons of sites that allow people to steal and upload videos, and most people don’t know what they are getting.…

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Google Is Banning Cryptocurrencies In June

By Trent | Mar 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Google Is Banning Cryptocurrencies In June
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Google removes 100 “bad” ads per second. On the bigger scale, that’s roughly 3.2 billion ads removed in the year of 2017 (1). That’s crazy. Google Updated Their Ad Policy Most of you have probably heard of the scams in Cryptocurrency… (Hopefully you weren’t apart of any.) Recently, Google released a change in their ad…

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Wyoming Becomes First State To Create “Utility Token” Asset Class

By Austin Floyd | Mar 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Wyoming Becomes First State To Create “Utility Token” Asset Class

In the United States, there is a lot of predicaments with how to classify cryptocurrencies… They were property, security, and now in a turn of events, Wyoming has devoted a new asset class to cryptocurrency. Wyoming Creates “Utility Token” Asset Class For Cryptocurrencies Here’s what happened… On March 13th Forbes reported that Wyoming had passed a…

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Binance Decentralized Exchange and Public Blockchain Coming Soon?

By Austin Floyd | Mar 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Binance Decentralized Exchange and Public Blockchain Coming Soon?
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In the past few weeks, we have gotten to see another side of Binance… After getting hacked, they immediately retaliated by reversing the trades and even putting up a bounty to find this thief and any that come up in the future (to a tune of $10 million). Now CZ and Binance are at it again. Is…

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Substratum Announcement For World Day Against Cyber Censorship

By Austin Floyd | Mar 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Substratum Announcement For World Day Against Cyber Censorship
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While much of the market has been on a stable decline, especially the altcoins, Substratum has had a surprisingly great day. This comes on the world day against cyber censorship and a three-part announcement that they made on youtube… Substratum Announcement For Day Against Cyber Censorship Substratum is a project the GCA Team loves. It combines…

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