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Juan Villaverde is an econometrician and mathematician devoted to the analysis of cryptocurrencies since 2012. He leads the Weiss Ratings team of analysts and computer programmers who created Weiss cryptocurrency ratings. Dr. Bruce Ng is an educator in the field of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and has been a lead...
Crypto payments for travel bookings just got another option as the crypto-friendly travel booking service Travala.com integrated hotels offered by booking giant Expedia on its site. The site’s users will be able to book hotels and accommodations from Expedia through Travala.com’s platform, using an API offered by Expedia Partner Solutions...
Before Beyond Meat announced its partnership with Alibaba, the firm revealed another deal in China deal with the Sinodis food distributor. Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) stock continued to rise these days. This is after the meat alternative firm announced it would partner Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (HKG: 9988) retail...
One of South Korea’s biggest commercial banks, NongHyup (NH Bank) said it is working on a cryptoasset custodial services platform for institutional investors. Per ET News, the bank said that it wants to launch crypto “ecosystem” operations, and also spoke of its long-term plans which include offering custodial services to...
The city government of Beijing and the surrounding area has announced a new two-year plan to foster the Chinese capital’s blockchain industry. Per an official announcement from the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality, the capital’s plan involves setting up blockchain technology talent training authority, and establishing a city-run fund that...
Bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty is estimated to adjust tomorrow, offering a small change to miners following the highest adjustment in two years recorded two weeks ago. The next adjustment is expected to happen on Tuesday afternoon (UTC time). The next adjustment is expected in a day. Per the current estimates...
Things are hotting up for crypto users in Brazil, where commercial bank Banco Topázio has announced that it will be using monitoring and transaction tracking solutions provided by blockchain security firm and data analysis specialist, Chainalysis – to monitor the crypto services it provides to its clients. In a Chainalysis...
Hackers rose to the challenge of stealing a bitcoin – with a “brute force” cryptanalytic attack allowing raiders to crack into a wallet and make away with the BTC 1 booty. Alistair Milne, the chief investment officer at the Altana Digital Currency Fund, had set the world of social media...
So, somebody today sent over USD 100 worth of ethereum (ETH) for a fee of over USD 2.5 million. Yes, in that order. The transaction caused an uproar in the Cryptoverse. Per transaction details, this person sent ETH 0.55, at the time worth USD 133.93, but they paid a whopping...
The results of a recent survey of 774 institutional investors in the US and Europe confirm that interest in and acceptance of cryptoassets as a new investable asset class is growing, according to Tom Jessop, President of Fidelity Digital Assets. The subsidiary of the US-based mutual fund giant Fidelity surveyed...