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Governments Throwing Resources at Blockchain Technology

Ultra HD, 4K, 8K Time Lapse Stock Footage Showreel 2012 – Night Rush Around the World 3 from HDtimelapse.net on Vimeo. Despite the almost libertarian premise and a noble goal of complete decentralization, realistically, blockchain technology will not be able to avoid at least some level of government regulation. And while some of them seek …

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Embracing Volatility: A New Option for Cryptotraders

If you’ve ever had any interest in cryptocurrency trading, the volatility should not surprise you in the slightest. In this market, mere moments separate dazzling successes from abject failures. While many view this a serious problem, it is not enough to discourage massive investments at this juncture. Some, however, decide to embrace volatility instead of …

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Backtesting and Simulating Crypto Currencies

If there is one thing that is missing from the cryptocurrency trading, it’s proper risk evaluation. CapchainX – crypto equity platform – has plans to rectify that. Its recent partnership with the University of Manchester is aimed at quantifying the actual risks associated with both cryptocurrencies and cryptoassets. UM’s School of Mathematics’ Senior Lecturer Dr. …

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Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Prosper Despite the Ban

After the fairly resent ban of the cryptocurrency transactions by the People’s Bank of China, three largest and most influential exchanges in the country – BTCC, Huobi, and OKCoin – have moved overseas, to Hong Kong. Since the September crackdown on cryptocurrency trading, these platforms seem to be doing just fine, servicing the Asian markets …

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Bitcoin Attracts Investors in Hong Kong, Causes Confusion

Hong Kong from above from Stephane Ma on Vimeo. Recent move to Hong Kong of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges, coupled with the surging prices, attracted thousands of new investors, but not all of them have a clear idea of what they are getting into. After testing the waters with smaller investments, quite a few Hong …

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Swiss ‘Crypto Valley’ to Launch Ethereum Digital ID Pilot

Zug, a Swiss city known in crypto space for welcoming quite a few startups, has plans for its residents to test out an Ethereum-based identity service. A mobile app, developed by uPort, will allow the residents of the city to connect their identities to a cryptographic address on the Ethereum blockchain. The developer of the …

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