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A Year in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Q3 2018

The third quarter of 2018 made it abundantly clear that regulators in the United States were simply not willing to approve a bitcoin-based exchange-traded product anytime soon. In the same timeframe, dwindling interest in large-scale mining operations caught hardware manufacturers...

A Year in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Q4 2018

The final quarter of 2018 has proven to be a volatile period for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industries, with numerous new partnerships, controversies, and developments unfolding. Disappointingly, however, the cryptocurrency market dropped significantly towards the end of November. Notably, the...

A Year in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Q2 2018

While the first quarter of 2018 was marred by the Coincheck and BitGrail security breaches, Q2 saw the resurgence of cryptocurrency-based ETFs, announcement of key acquisitions and controversies among blockchain startups. The cryptocurrency market showed small signs of improvement in...

Atari Licenses Blockchain Versions of Games, Including Roller Coaster Tycoon Franchise

Video game maker Atari has entered into a license agreement with blockchain startup Animoca Brands, giving the company full authorization to port some of Atari’s most popular franchises to a decentralized ledger-based platform. In a press release issued December 18,...

Stratis Full Node Release Enables Blockchain Development with C# and .NET

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Enterprise blockchain company Stratis has announced the production release of its C# Full Node...

Western Union Claims to Be Technologically Ready for Cryptocurrency Adoption

In a press release and accompanying video posted on YouTube, financial services company Western Union has expressed interest in adopting blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. The video published December 17, 2018, features President Western Union Global Money Transfer, Odilon Almeida, as...

Ohio Congressman Suggests “WallCoin” for Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

A Republican representative from the 8th District of Ohio has suggested that blockchain technology could be the answer to Donald Trump’s long-standing desire to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In an interview with NPR on December 12, 2018,...

Linkedin Report Crowns “Blockchain Developer” as the Top Emerging Job of 2018

A blog post published by employment service LinkedIn on December 13, 2018, has revealed that blockchain development related jobs have skyrocketed in popularity throughout 2018. In its annual Emerging Jobs Report, LinkedIn noted that the number of jobs for “Blockchain...

SolarisBank Partners with Boerse Stuttgart, will Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2019

Boerse Stuttgart, Germany’s second largest stock exchange, has reportedly partnered with fintech startup SolarisBank to develop a cryptocurrency exchange. In a press release issued December 12, 2018, SolarisBank said that the cryptocurrency trading platform is scheduled to release sometime in...