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Japanese Megabank Mizuho is Launching its Own Digital Currency in March

Almost a fortnight since JPMorgan unveiled its own cryptocurrency and nearly three years after conducting tests, Japanese financial giant Mizuho Financial Group has announced a launch date for its digital currency, J-Coin. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the Japanese bank will unveil its own crypto known as J-Coin on March 1. The value of

New Topic Of Interest Reemerges As China Could Launch A Centrally-Managed Digital Currency | Bitcoin Insider

China Might Launch A Centrally-Managed Digital Currency, Multiple Reports Suggest Towards the end of 2017, Chinese miners had accounted for about 75% of the Bitcoin (BTC) network’s hashing power and nearly 95% of global BTC trading volume. However, China’s government moved towards banning initial coin offerings (ICOs) and started clamping down on local crypto exchanges

A Bitcoin-Backed Stablecoin Has Launched on the Ethereum Blockchain – CoinDesk

A new token backed one-to-one with bitcoin is now live on the ethereum blockchain. “Wrapped BTC” (WBTC) officially launched its ERC-20 token Wednesday evening. The project was first unveiled in October as a joint initiative between decentralized exchange startups Kyber Network and Republic Protocol, as well as cryptocurrency custody company BitGo. As stated on the

Breaking: Facebook Crypto Project Acquires Blockchain Startup Specializing in Smart Contracts

Breaking: Facebook Crypto Project Acquires Blockchain Startup Specializing in Smart Contracts Facebook’s crypto project has made its first blockchain acquisition. | Source: REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Breaking: Facebook Crypto Project Acquires Blockchain Startup Specializing in Smart Contracts Josiah Wilmoth 04/02/2019 News Facebook’s secretive crypto division has reportedly made its first

Bitcoin Could Experience a Resurgence of Interest on Wall Street: JPMorgan Strategist

JPMorgan’s Global Market Strategist Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou says that Bitcoin (BTC) could make a resurgence on Wall Street, according to an article published by CNBC on Feb 6. “The stability that we are seeing right now in the cryptocurrency market is setting the stage for more participation by institutional investors in the future,” said Panigirtzoglou, “The

Russia Plans to Ditch US Dollar for Bitcoin, Says University Professor

A Russian university lecturer with ties to the government says the Kremlin will soon begin investing massively in Bitcoin as a way of avoiding new U.S. sanctions, a move that could happen “in a matter of weeks.” Russia to Buy Some ‘Digital Gold’? Speaking exclusively to Micky, Vladislav Ginko of the Russian Presidential Academy of

Go-Jek acquires majority stake in Philippines’s blockchain fintech company

As per the partnership, Go-Jek unit Go-Pay will work with to enhance cashless payments and banking services in the Philippines Indonesia’s on-demand transportation, payments and logistics giant, Go-Jek, has announced that it “is making a substantial acquisition of shares” of Philippines-based blockchain-powered fintech company The transaction details have not been disclosed. The companies have also

How To Invest In Bitcoin | The Definitive Guide To BTC Investing

The Definitive Guide To Investing In The World’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has come a long way. Once upon a time, it was trading at only $0.10. On February 2011, the digital currency surpassed the historic milestone of $1, hitting record highs over the years to reach $19,000 in December 2107. You know what this