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Meet the First Wall Street-Backed Crypto from JP Morgan Chase

It is the moment all crypto enthusiasts have been waiting for. JP Morgan Chase, the Wall Street giant, has spilled the beans. Currently, it is testing the JPM coin, a creation of its in-house engineers.  JP Morgan is a peculiar institution. The company which moves around more than $6 trillion worldwide is known for its criticism of cryptocurrencies. Thus Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan's...

Canadian Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Accidentally Transferred Nearly $400K in BTC to Deceased CEO’s BTC Wallet

According to the first report published by Ernst and Young (EY) on 12 February, QuadrigaCX “inadvertently” transferred 103 bitcoins (valued at approx. $370,800) to deceased CEO Gerald Cotton’s cold wallet. The 30-year old CEO passed away in December 2018 and only he had access to the cold wallet and its corresponding keys. When EY took charge of QuadrigaCX, the exchange had...

Will Gaming Start Adopting Blockchain More Actively in 2019?

There is more to Blockchain than just cryptocurrencies. The opportunities provided by an open and distributed ledger. The technology has caught the eye of the gaming world too. Gaming has become an integral part of the global media and entertainment market. The global revenue generation is exceeding $130 billion each year. The sum is more than double the aggregated global...

XinFin Update – Community Speaks

The Community Speaks segment is written by select members of cryptocurrency coin or token project communities who want to update the Altcoin Buzz Army about news surrounding the project they represent. The goal of the Community Speaks Segment is to bring these community members in to introduce the Altcoin Buzz Army to their opinions surrounding their respective projects and...

Novogratz Strikes Again. And Promises A New Rally

A well-known crypto veteran Mike Novogratz is back. The former Goldman Sachs partner posits that BTC occupies a unique spot in the crypto landscape. He also promises a new rally soon. In an interview with Bloomberg, Novogratz said the crypto market at the end of 2017-beginning of 2018 was a bubble. Once it popped, everybody had to endure. Now, the retail frenzy is...

Nasdaq is launching Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices on Global Index Data Services

On the 25th of February, the Nasdaq will launch two new indices that will be tracking cryptocurrency prices. The indices will show the value of Bitcoin and Ethereum.  The Nasdaq, the world's largest exchange company, announced that Bitcoin and Ethereum indices will soon be available on Nasdaq’s Global Index Data Services (GIDS). The indices — the Bitcoin Liquid Index (BLX) and the Ethereum Liquid Index...

Will Electroneum Make Crypto Purposeful?

Electroneum is gathering pace. Launched in September 2017, the project has managed to attract numerous crypto enthusiasts. In fact, it is the fastest growing cryptocurrency to date. And there are good reasons why.  ETN is positioning itself as the first ever cryptocurrency which will bring two different types of people together -- the banked and unbanked. It is striving to improve the...

Morgan Creek Digital Secured More Money Than It Wanted

Morgan Creek Digital, the affiliate of the investment manager Morgan Creek Capital Management LLC, has secured funds. And more than it expected. Two U.S. pension funds are its anchor investors. Two U.S.pension funds based in Fairfax County, Virginia, have become its anchor investors. According to Bloomberg, they have provided the new venture-capital fund with a certain sum. Anthony Pompliano, Morgan Creek Digital founder, confirmed the investment....

This was the NEWS

In “This was the NEWS” we take a look at the most important news of last week. What has happened in the crypto space over the last 7 days? News items that you may have missed and you really need to read. You will find it here! Fidelity Close to Launching Digital Asset Platform Financial giant, Fidelity, is in...

Wall Street Advisor: a Bitcoin ETF is ‘Virtually Certain’

According to Ric Edelman, a trusted Wall Street advisor, a Bitcoin ETF will only be a matter of time. The Finance Manager made the remarks during an interview with CNBC’s Bob Pisani on ETF Edge. If we have to believe Ric Edelman, a Bitcoin ETF is ‘virtually certain’. According to the founder of Edelman Financial Engines, either the VanEck or Bitwise ETF...

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