Despite Crypto SellOff, Novogratz Buys $5.5 Million More of Galaxy Digital Holdings

Galaxy Digital Cake with Mike Novogratz Flags

Michael Novogratz is doubling down on his fund despite the massive cryptocurrency sell off as of January 2, 2019. Betting big on Crypto Novogratz is the founder as well as CEO of Galaxy Digital Holdings, purchased an additional 7.5 million shares of his own company. This was about 2.7 percent of all ordinary shares, meaning the total amount of shares…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Bored Of Vanilla 0x? Here’s 7 More Flavors

Person Holding an 0x-Branded Playing Card Sitting in Front of their Laptop

While 0x is built on the Ethereum protocol, many other services still rely on the former. While users can draw inspiration from 22 functions in a Medium post published December 5, 2018, in the following article, BTCManager will be uncovering seven of them. Background Info 0x is an Ethereum protocol leveraging smart contracts which allow traders and buyers to trade…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Here’s How Hackers Made Nearly $1 Million from not Stealing

HackerOne, a bug bounty platform that allows companies to test their security with ethical hackers, has announced that nearly $1,000,000 has been collected from blockchain companies as of December 30, 2018. Blockchain Has Bugs Too While blockchain technology is regarded in many people’s eyes the solution to problems that plague key industries, technology is still technology and requires debugging. With the…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

AdEX Announces Protocol Built on Substrate

man lays bricks on a wall with substrate written

AdEx, a decentralized advertisement protocol, announced the migration of its protocol to Substrate on December 27, 2018, to enable the creation of decentralized applications (dApps). AdEx: Digital Advertising Of The Future Online marketing is a global trend that will reach to heights of $335.5 billion by 2020. With consumers becoming blind to traditional advertising means, both publishers and marketers need…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Blockchain Developer Demand Leads to Creation of Courses at Singapore Polytechnic

Blockchain Technology Enters the Higher Education Industry (Financing and Verification in 2018)

Singapore Polytechnic will offer a beginners course on blockchain technology in February 2019 to help meet the rising demand for workers knowledgeable in the sector a December 22, 2018, report states. Introductory Course Details The introductory course will go over how to create cryptocurrency, as well as setting up and developing blockchain systems and smart contracts. Due to the content…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Spot Looks to Be the Only Crypto App You’ll Need

Octopus Holding a Bunch of Cryptocurrencies

On December 20, 2018, Spot announced their new mobile app for both iOS and Android that aims to be the one stop shop for users’ cryptocurrency needs. While crypto-themed applications are finally trickling into both major app ecosystems, most have very narrow usability. Some applications only track price movements, others send and receive a single cryptocurrency (wallets), and still others…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Lack of Crypto Insurance Hinders Mainstream Adoption

Bitcoin poster stuck on a glass pane

A new report from Reuters published December 19, 2018, determined that the inability for Asian cryptocurrency exchanges and traders to insure themselves against cybercrimes like theft and hacking is also presenting fund managers with deep pockets to invest into the market. Insurance Is a Necessary Prerequisite Against Cybercrimes Since investors with more capital are usually seen in more regulated environments,…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

U.S. Sanctions have Led to Rise in Bitcoin Mining in Iran

Iran Government U-turns on Bitcoin, but Proposes National Cryptocurrency

Even though the Iran Rial is weakening against the USD, as well as the bear market Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are facing, many Iranians are turning to mine digital tokens to help make money, as per a report on December 17, 2018. The report goes into the lives of two Iranians, Ali Hosseini and his cousin Pedram Ghasemi who began mining in October…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Canadians Denied at U.S. Border for Purchasing Marijuana Shows Perfect Usecase for Bitcoin

Bank of Canada Independent Study Reveals Public’s Perceptions of Bitcoin

The Government of Canada has advising warnings that citizens should purchase marijuana with cash to protect their personal information on December 19, 2018, highlighting a perfect real-world scenario for Bitcoin. While Canada made waves back in October by legalizing recreational marijuana, Canada is back in the news due to other countries (notably the USA) turning away Canadian citizens that have…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Crypto Investment Firm Polychain Raises $175 Million

bag of cash with polychain capital board

Polychain has announced a new capital injection of $175 million with their latest round of funding on December 19, 2018, according to a report by Axios. Polychain is a crypto hedge fund run by former Coinbase employee Olaf Carson-Wee. The fund is regarded as the largest crypto hedge fund, with a commitment “to exception returns for investors through actively managed…Read More. The post by Nigel Dollentas appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News