Gazprom Banking Department Announces Launch of Crypto Trading Service for 2019

Bitcoin, Ether, and XRP Desks Under Gazprombank Sign

On December 6, 2018, Gazprombank, the Russian bank’s Swiss division, is said to have been working with Avaloq and Metaco to implement a cryptoassets service that will allow its customers to deal in cryptocurrencies without the hassle of managing wallets or passwords. 2019 Crypto Launch Finance Magnates noted that the banking division reported it was launching a cryptocurrency service next…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Erasure and Numerai Are Making ETH Tokens Useful Again

Man Circling Bunch of NMR Tokens

On December 3, 2018, Numerai’s NMR development team announced the complete re-design of the token in an attempt to implement total decentralization. Numerai, NMR 2.0 Numerai’s team recently announced in a Medium post that it was planning to implement significant changes to the token. The team is confident to have one of the best tokens in the Ethereum network and feels that…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Kava Introduces an Interledger Payment Rail to Complement Cosmos Network

Space Man Kava Backpack Headed Towards Planet Cosmos

Based on a Medium post from December 3, 2018, Kava Labs has recently partnered with Cosmos to deploy its inter-ledger solution payment streaming to Cosmos Zones. Kava labs inc. is a San Francisco-based venture-backed company working on payments innovations using blockchain technologies. The Cosmos Network Cosmos is a project built on Tendermint that incorporates the key developments to achieve cross-chain…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Thieves Kidnap, Drug, Beat, and Torture a South African Bitcoin Enthusiast

Tied Hands Holding Bitcoin

A South African man was recently kidnapped by a group of five people in Soweto who went as far as to drug and torture him to get access to his cryptocurrencies according to December 2, 2018, reports. Bitcoin Presentation Soweto Urban reported that on November 16, 2018, a man from Lanseria was kidnapped by two women and three men who…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Etherscan Users Can now Validate Transactions on Infura, MyCrypto, and MyEtherWallet

Red Mailbox with Letters

Infura, MyCrypto, and MyEtherWallet partner to allow an extra layer of security by introducing verified transactions for Etherscan users. What Is EthValidate? The development of the Ethereum platform is moving ahead at full steam despite the drop in ETH price. Successive features are being developed to improve and turn the platform into a more accessible and efficient platform. In a…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Intel Corporation Patent for High-Performance Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Finally Approved

Bitcoin Mining Made Accessible with BitMOR

On November 27, 2018, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office accepted a patent submitted in 2016 by the tech giant Intel Corporation for a new energy efficient, high-performance bitcoin mining system capable of outpacing the current model. Energy Efficient Mining The patent submission was filed June 29, 2016, and was entitled “Optimized SHA-256 datapath for energy-efficient high-performance Bitcoin mining.” In…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Coming Soon: Self-Sovereign Digital Identity for Refugees

shaking hands over a blockchain

Gravity Earth is a company that is helping refugees in Africa by introducing a blockchain-based platform that allows them to prove their identity which in turn can help them gain access to financial services. Digital Identity on the Blockchain Gravity is a Nairobi-based startup has introduced a self-sovereign digital identity wallet that allows everyone to build a trusted identity profile based…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

How Troubled can the Relation between Blockchain and GDPR be?

GDPR vs Blockchain

The Hard Fork Decentralized event will be open from 12 to December 14, and one of the primary discussions the event will be focusing on is related to the concerning relation between blockchain and GDPR. Permissioned vs Permissionless The Next Web, a Fintech focused News Hub, is organizing Hard Fork Decentralized, its own blockchain and cryptocurrency event. According to the…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

OKEx Introduces Bug Bounty System to Enhance Digital Asset Trading Security

Okex security response

This Tuesday, October 27, OKEx, a Malta-based digital asset exchange announced it had just introduced a new feature – OKEx Security Response Center, which enables the use of a vulnerability reporting tool and reward scheme. The purpose of the new feature The newly introduced feature is said to optimize users’ security for digital asset trading by collecting, processing, and fixing…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

How Significant is the Role of Bots in Cryptocurrency Trading?

robot doing cryptocurrency trading

Cryptocurrency is a fairly recent and unregulated market that is becoming a real live lab for algorithmic high-frequency trading as well a battleground for the improvement and development of trading robots. An industry with untapped potential While Wall Street has an ever growing presence of bots, cryptocurrency markets have become a new trading ground to experiment with new techniques and…Read More. The post by Nuno Menezes appeared first on BTCManager, Bitcoin, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News