A Singapore-based blockchain-powered startup called Points, which uses AI and big data to calculate credit scores, is looking to change the way people access banking services.
The now famous Bitcoin whitepaper released in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto was the basis for the creation of a peer-to-peer electronic cash that has begun to disrupt financial markets. Bitcoin (BTC), when launched in 2009, became the very first cryptocurrency based on a peer-to-peer cryptographically secured network. And it exists without a central authority providing oversight and governance.
They are the leading European retail cryptocurrency broker, and are well known for accepting a wide range of different payment options and currencies, both cryptocurrencies and fiat. In fact, they have the largest list of cryptocurrencies to purchase of any fiat exchange.
When you are trading cryptocurrencies with margin it means you are adding leverage to your position by borrowing money to increase the size of your trade. The funds borrowed may come from the exchange itself, or it may come from an outside lender, or it could be a peer-to-peer lending solution. It is typically necessary to pay interest on the funds borrowed to trade on margin as well.
A new real estate company backed by investors including Andreessen Horowitz launched a token sale for a luxury student-housing complex near the University of South Carolina, Fortune reported on November 27, 2018.
Stratis is one of a number of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) projects, and its focus initially was enterprise logistics. In the two years it has been developing the scope of the project broadened significantly, and as we head into the end of 2018 Stratis is a full-blown development network competing with the likes of NEO and Ethereum.
Despite all the hiccups in value that the cryptocurrency world has seen in the past year, it is still growing at a rather rapid phase.
According to a study conducted by PwC in association with Crypto Valley, initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the first six months of 2018 surpassed the whole investment volume of ICOs in 2017. It was a significant metric, the said volume comprised of no less than $13.7 billion.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an hour-long network failure in South Korea during the early mornings of November 22, which halted the services of major local cryptocurrency exchanges, ZDNet reported on November 22, 2018.
At a time when there is a dark cloud over the cryptocurrency space like a net result of market conditions, infighting and the threat of regulatory action by the United States SEC, blockchain technology is still showing the world that its disruptive capacity is more than just potential. A recent series of events in Thailand underscores the growing importance and influence of blockchain use cases outside of cryptocurrency.
Now that Halloween’s behind us, it is officially time to start preparing for the holiday season! Seeing as most cryptocurrencies peak in value around the start of the new year, now is probably the best time to cozy up with a cup of joe and spend a couple of hours researching. To get started, read this list of three altcoins that could very well be among the top contenders to mark 2019.