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Swiss-based Crypto Firm to Issue Sharia-compliant Stablecoin

A Switzerland-based fin-tech company X8 AG has been certified by Review Bureau (SRB), a leading international Sharia advisory agency licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain.  The post Swiss-based...

Austrian Authorities Supports Blockchain Cancer Screening Tool

The Austrian authorities is supporting a British company Lancor Scientific using blockchain for early cancer diagnosis. The company has developed a device for detecting multiple cancer types which rec...

Venezuela Sees Petro as World Oil Markets’ Cryptocurrency

Venezuela will present petro cryptocurrency to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2019, believing the world oil markets to start using the crypto. The post Venezuela Sees ...

Twitter Deletes Fake Followers from Crypto-related Accounts

Twitter has deleted quite a lot of fake followers from crypto- and ICO-related accounts, according to Cryptopotato.com recent findings. [/vc_row] The post Twitter Deletes Fake Followers from Cryp...

BTC Price to Increase to $20K in 2019

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz expressed confidence that Bitcoin will rise in price to $20,000 in 2019, as institutional investors such as Bakkt, Fidelity Digital Asset Services, had become interes...

Coinbase Includes Fertility Treatment in Benefits Packages

Coinbase has become one of the first companies to include fertility treatments in benefits packages. The Silicon Valley cryptocurrency unicorn has offered to cover up to $5,000 a year for treatme...

Google, Samsung, Venrock Invest in CryptoKitties

Dapper Labs, the company behind blockchain-based virtual collectables CryptoKitties, has raised $15M in funding. Google Ventures, Samsung Next, and Andreessen Horowitz, as well as other large companie...

Crypto Mining Could Push Global Warming Above 2°C

Bitcoin mining could alone produce enough CO2 emissions to push warming above 2 °C within less than three decades, according to a research carried out by scientists at the University of Hawaii. L...

Vitalik Buterin Announces Ethereum 2.0 Launch

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has announced Ethereum 2.0 launch in a keynote presentation at the Devcon4 conference in Prague Oct. 31. As for when the vision would become reality, Buterin remain...

Britain May Ban Some Crypto Based Retail Financial Products

The British government may ban some crypto based retail financial products and greater regulation to block potentially “illicit activity” that could harm consumers and markets. The proposa...