Bitcoin has Dropped by 45% this Year, and Goldman Sachs Expects More

Goldman Sachs appears to have mixed feelings towards Bitcoin. Earlier in 2018, the bank said it was planning on opening a BTC trading desk. Yesterday, a former Goldman Sachs executive said a Bitcoin ETF was possible. Yet, in the Goldman Sachs midyear economic-outlook report, Bitcoin was reported to decline even more than it has so…

AXS Blockchain Announces Appointment of Ashik Karim as CEO

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AXS Blockchain Solutions Inc. (“AXS Blockchain”) (CSE:BAXS) (FRA: C0B), a leader in blockchain solution development, is pleased to announce that the board of directors has appointed Ashik Karim as Chief Executive Officer, and a director, effective August 3, 2018. Mr. Karim is currently and will also…

G20 Crypto Regulations Could Unleash Real Blockchain Change

Jonathan M. Padilla is a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University where he wrote the dissertation “New Regulations for the New Economy: A Proposal for the G20 on the Regulation of Cryptocurrency,” from which this article was adapted. He has advised major e-commerce and natural resource companies on blockchain integration and has a background in government…

In an Apparent First, High Times to Accept Crypto in Its Initial Public Offering

Cannabis culture media organization High Times Holding Corp. will accept cryptocurrencies in its Initial Public Offering (IPO), High Times reports Aug. 2. In doing so, it will reportedly be the “first traditional stock offering ever to accept investments” in cryptocurrencies. The “preeminent source for cannabis information since 1974” will accept Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)…

TRON Mainnet Has 100,000+ Accounts—Is TRX Catching up to Ethereum?

TRON has been in the news quite a bit recently, and for good reasons, too. The latest piece of TRX news came today, August 2nd, and it has caused the TRON vs Ethereum debate to rage on. TRON vs Ethereum: Who’s the Leader Now? On Thursday, Justin Sun provided an update on the TRON mainnet.…

‘Keep NEO One!’ Investors Protest a Proposal to Make Crypto Coins Divisible

Tokens on the blockchain protocol neo may be indivisible – but it’s becoming apparent that its community is not. Perhaps ironically, it’s the very notion of indivisibility that has proved contentious to the coin’s investors and users in recent weeks. More specifically, a Github proposal to change the structure of the NEO token – one…

Former Beverage Company Long Blockchain Corp. Receives Subpoena From SEC

Former drinks manufacturer-turned-blockchain development company Long Blockchain Corp. has been issued a subpoena by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bloomberg reported August 1. During a filing today, the company reportedly said that the subpoena, originally dated July 10, requested certain documents from Long Blockchain Corp. The firm declined to provide further details, saying:…

Ripple Partners with Madonna to Raise Funds for Malawi Orphanage

Ripple is back at it again with the partnerships. A few months ago, it seemed like there was a new Ripple partnership or donation every week. Then things slowed down. This week, the Ripple I know is back. This week, we’ve heard about the Ripple Madonna partnership. And it’s true. Ripple Madonna Partnership: Another One!…

Blockchain Platform to Allow Users to Trade Gold for Virtual Currencies

A company is creating an ecosystem where tangible assets such as gold can be traded for virtual currencies in a digital environment. The platform, known as the Digital Gold Exchange (DGE for short,) says it has the goal of establishing a place where users can securely store their assets and trade with others “quickly, safely,…