Donald Trump's Nuclear Rhetoric Echoes Richard Nixon's 'Madman' Theory, But Won't End Well

The ongoing war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un echoes Richard Nixon’s Vietnam rhetoric. It won’t play out any better today than it did...

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Car Sharing Firm Gets $10 Million, Adds Bitcoin Payments
Oct09

Car Sharing Firm Gets $10 Million, Adds Bitcoin Payments

The India-based, Y-Combinator-backed car sharing firm, Drivezy, just raised Rs 65 crore ($10 million). The company has used the funds partly to begin accepting bitcoin payments on their platform. In all, the company has raised a total of $16.5 million (Rs 107 crore) from a variety of different sources. An equity investment totaling $5 million has been made by Japanese and American firms.   Also...

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Fundstrat Global Advisors Create Bitcoin Indexes
Oct09

Fundstrat Global Advisors Create Bitcoin Indexes

Bitcoin bull and independent research boutique, Fundstrat, reveals its new five indexes to monitor cryptocurrencies. Aimed at institutional investors, FS Crypto FX indexes are the most recent and prominent speculation instruments and a first for Wall Street insiders. Bitcoin 55K USD in 5 Years After bitcoin reached gold parity in Spring, highly cited Wall Street prophet Thomas Lee’s, A framework for valuing bitcoin as...

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Malaysia’s Central Bank to Decide on Crypto Regulation at Year’s End
Oct09

Malaysia’s Central Bank to Decide on Crypto Regulation at Year’s End

Malaysia central bank Governor is taking bitcoin cues from China. His glib statements are attracting widespread regional attention, as Southeast Asia’s 4th largest economy attempts to reconcile notorious financial conservatism with radical financial change. Also read: Malaysian Central Bank Focuses on Adapting Fintech Regulation Malaysia, Regional Fiscal Powerhouse Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) hosted its 9th...

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Altcoin Exchange Performs First Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Ethereum
Oct09

Altcoin Exchange Performs First Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Ethereum

On October 7, 2017, the decentralized cryptocurrency trading platform Altcoin Exchange announced the team performed the first atomic swap between the Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains. The exchange says this is the startup’s first step towards creating a trustless exchange process. Also Read: Bitcoin Illegal in Nepal? Police Arrest Seven Individuals for Trading Operations Altcoin Exchange Performs the First Atomic Swap Between...

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