Estonia Issues Over 900 Licenses to Cryptocurrency Businesses

Estonia Issues Over 900 Licenses to Cryptocurrency BusinessesIn less than a year since Estonia introduced licensing for companies operating in the cryptocurrency industry, the number of licenses issued has surpassed 900. Authorities in the Baltic country have adopted a rather progressive approach to regulating the crypto space but startups have complained that local banks are still reluctant to offer them regular services. […]

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Crypto Markets Slide Further With Over $30 Billion Dumped Since Last Weekend

FOMO Moments Markets suffer 15% drop in a week; Bitcoin Cash getting smashed, BNB, Nano also hurting. More losses have been recorded on crypto markets over the past 24 hours as the weekend sees digital currencies continue their downward slide. Total market capitalization has slid back towards $180 billion and is not far away from

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Another $4 Billion Drop: Crypto Market Downtrend Continues as Bitcoin Cash Falls

Over the last 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has fallen from $185 billion to $181 billion, by around $4 billion. On November 15, amidst one of the worst single-day corrections in all of 2018, the crypto market saw a wipeout of more than $27 billion. The market extended losses throughout the past

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A Brief Introduction to Voluntaryism for Crypto Neophytes

A Brief Introduction to Voluntaryism for Crypto NeophytesThe blockchain space appeals to freethinkers, entrepreneurs, and visionaries. Many of these iconoclasts practice voluntaryism, although a philosophy which new entrants may have not heard about. This is because they entered into the ecosystem from the financial realm, and their sole focus has been on accumulating more wealth. This is a shame. The impetus for cypherpunks […]

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Bear Effect: SEC Crypto Crackdown Precedes 48% Drop in ICO Funding

The amount of money that initial coin offerings attracted in this year’s third quarter fell significantly compared to the second quarter. According to a report by crypto market analysis firm ICORating, the amount that was raised via ICOs from July to September reduced by 48 percent compared to what was raised from April to June

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Free Keene Activists Launch Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire

Keene, New Hampshire is well known city for libertarian philosophies and more recently as a hotbed for cryptocurrencies. On Monday, Nov. 12, crypto advocates from the region have announced the launch of a new educational center called the Bitcoin Embassy New Hampshire. Also Read: Libertarian Hotspot the Free Keene Project Bolsters More Crypto-Adoption New Hampshire Bitcoin […]

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SEC Takes Down Two Crypto Startups for Illegal ICOs

Dutiful CCN readers may recall this journalist’s questioning of the Paragon ICO over a year ago. Paragon responded to that article with legal threats, as noted in the author’s subsequent analysis of the initial coin offering in question. Now that some time has gone by, and the whole market capitalization of Paragon is about a

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Islamic Countries Challenge USD ‘Sanctioning Tool’ With Planned Common Cryptocurrency

Islamic Countries Challenge 'Sanctioning Tool' Dollar With Planned Common CryptocurrencyMuslim countries around the world are planning to push back against the U.S. dollar’s long global dominance by creating a common digital currency for use in Islamic states. The dollar has evolved into a “sanctioning tool,” charged Erol Yarar, chairman of the Muslim-focused business lobby group International Business Forum (IBF). It has lost its purpose […]

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Crypto Startups More Valuable Than Blockchains — Can the Trend Change?

In the crypto bull market of late 2017, when tokens reached a valuation of tens of billions of dollars, blockchain networks comfortably surpassed the valuation of commercial companies in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. At the time, for venture capital investors, direct investments in digital assets and cryptocurrencies seemed substantially more profitable than early-stage funding rounds in

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Twitter on the Defensive, Blames Third-Party App for Recent Scams

Twitter is pointing the finger at an unnamed third-party app as the party responsible for a string of cryptocurrency giveaway scams in recent weeks involving some major brands. Throughout the year, the popular social media platform Twitter has been in a losing battle against a massive botnet and cybercriminals who are hijacking prominent, verified accounts

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