In this week’s cryptocurrency round-up, Denver is using blockchain technology to vote, a well-known cryptocurrency trader and entrepreneur gets caught up by law enforcement, and Morgan Stanley might finally be stepping into the crypto world. As if that wasn’t enough news, Texas wants to know the identities of those involved in cryptocurrency transactions, Binance announces a system upgrade, Max Keiser thinks that we should abandon the dollar for Bitcoin. Last but not least: the United States and China appear to be racing to hire as many blockchain-related positions as possible. Denver Using Blockchain To Vote There are many that have...
In this week's cryptocurrency news, a well-known P2P Bitcoin exchange company out of Finland is hacked, Zug proves that it really might be the next Silicon Valley for blockchain, and fifteen Taiwanese cryptocurrency criminals are arrested.
From January 13-19, 2019, these are some of the biggest cryptocurrency news stories. First and foremost, actor/director Kevin Connolly, best known for the HBO hit TV show Entourage, appears to be helping to create a show about a group of friends who want to use cryptocurrency to take over Hollywood. Secondly, Binance, one of the world's most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, has expanded to Jersey, which many believe is a direct response to recent political events in the UK. Lastly, a former chief of France's central bank has joined the startup board of SETL, a blockchain company that wants to make trading more efficient than ever.
There was a lot of cryptocurrency news at the very end of 2018, including layoffs at Bitmain, the largest bitcoin mining hardware company in the world, Facebook developing a stablecoin for WhatsApp, and Bank of America continuing to file blockchain patents.