Food Is the Next Frontier on the Blockchain Horizon

Blockchain is now being applied to almost every industry out there, from energy to healthcare to streaming video. And many companies are now exploring its applications to one of our most important sectors: the food supply chain. Here are a few ways companies are exploring blockchain’s potential for securing this vital process, and a look at Fr8 Network, a new blockchain company that’s going to secure the freight portion of the producer-to-consumer food journey. Tracking

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Top cop to crypto exchanges ‘explain yourselves!’

The Attorney General of New York has written to 13 US major crypto exchanges requesting disclosure on their operations, use of bots, conflicts of interest, outages, and more

Bitcoin Price Analysis – SegWit picking up steam

Bitcoin (BTC) has risen 30% since April 12th, with most of those gains occurring in two days. The market cap now stands at US$151.23 billion, with US$2.44 billion traded in the past 24 hours.The networks hash rate and difficulty continue to increase month over month. This trend should continue unabated, with several new mining hardware products being shipped this quarter. The current rate of block discovery reflects the continued addition of hash rate. Block times (not shown) have remained consistently below 10 minutes per block since January.

Home Run or Swing and a Miss? Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers for the Week Ending April 22, 2018

As John F. Kennedy was wont to say, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” Essentially, what benefits one, benefits all. When Kennedy first uttered those words, it was in 1963 and he was talking about the economy. Flash forward 55 years and – as the cryptocurrency market appears to be recovering from a depressing Q1 2018 bear run – the same sentiment is applicable once again. This past week has been extremely gratifying for crypto

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New York to Probe Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges

New York is planning to probe 13 different cryptocurrency exchanges, including Coinbase.  Making Cryptocurrency Exchanges More Transparent According to a recent CNBC report, New York Attorney General  Eric Schneiderman is currently investigating 13 different cryptocurrency exchanges. One of the most popular Bitcoin wallets, Coinbase, is also being investigated. As for the investigation, Schneiderman states: Too often, consumers don’t have the basic facts they need to assess the fairness, integrity, and security of these trading platforms, The

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Coinbase Leaves CheapAir Hanging

Coinbase is about to cease delivering services that are essential for CheapAir to continue accepting payments in Bitcoin. As a result, the company is asking its Bitcoin customers help to find an alternative. Moreover, once CheapAir finds a replacement for Coinbase, it intends to also accept other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Cash, Dash, and Litecoin. CheapAir Customers to Help Improve Digital Currencies Processing Today, CheapAir is facing a significant challenge to its ability to continue

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How ‘Whales’ influence the price of Bitcoin

The term ‘whale’ refers to an investor with deep pockets who can move the market by buying or selling in large volumes. Given the relatively modest market caps of crypto assets compared to other sectors, the movements of crypto whales can provide important price signals to alert investors

Paypal may have conceded to cryptos after Ebay ditches them

It has been a slow dawning but it would appear Paypal is fading further into redundancy with an announcement that it will be raising its transaction and credit/debit card fees. 

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