10-15-2017: Russia Plans to Issue “CryptoRubles”

Adguard discovered 500 million people are mining cryptocurrencies without knowing it [1]. The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim compares Bitcoin transactions to Alibaba [2] [CNBC Interview].  UTRUST crowdsale was able to successfully secure $3.5 Million in private funding [3]. Russia will issue its own “CryptoRubble” [4]. An …

10-13-2017: Dash Payments for Cannabis

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) quoted “I think that we are about to see massive disruptions” [1]. The Bank of Lithuania is opposed to cryptocurrencies [2]. New York judge will revisit the Bitlicense case in 2018 [3]. Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory has published draft …

10-12-2017: Bitcoin Reaches $5k+ All Time High

JPMorgan Chase chief executive Jamie Dimon has said he won’t be commenting on bitcoin anymore [1]. Coinbase announces instant Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin purchases of up to $25,000 [2]. The Ethereum byzantium hard fork is expected to occur on Monday, October 16th between noon and 1pm universal time (Ethereum Blog) …

10-09-2017: CEO of Mastercard calls Bitcoin “junk”

Coinme.com launches 10 additional Bitcoin ATM’s [1]. Slight panic arises towards the upcoming bitcoin fork this November [2]. The CEO of Mastercard, Ajay Banga commented that non-government mandated cryptocurrencies are “junk” [3]. Harvard business professor Kenneth Rogoff believes that blockchain technology will thrive in the long run, but that the …

10-05-2017: Blockchain Economic Forum

In The News: Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said he’s “still thinking” about Bitcoin [1]. LAToken announced they will hold the 2017 LAT Blockchain Economic Forum in New York City from October 31st through November 1st [2]. Rumors have spread of a possible discovery of Satoshi Nakamoto [3]. After …