Month: January 2019

Ledger Live Mobile App Goes Live

Popular French cryptocurrency security company and hardware wallet producer, Ledger, has announced in a blog post on the 28th of January that their new Ledger Live mobile app is now available. The app will be available for several of their products including the Ledger Nano S, Ledger Blue and their soon to be released Ledger Nano X. The mobile app is in essence a mobile version of their d...[Read More]

University of Bicocca Skipping Bureaucracy with Blockchain

Students of Bicocca University in Milan, Italy will now be able to authenticate their degree within a click’s reach. Thanks to the blockchain technology, students can skip bureaucratic procedures, and verify its validity on the web, without having to travel to the University. This program officially started yesterday, and according to CoinIdol is the first certification system of it...[Read More]

ABCC Exchange Starts Giveaway Campaign

Popular cryptocurrency exchange ABCC started a giveaway campaign yesterday which will last until the 21st of January, 12:00 UCT +8. The campaign gives participants the chance to win a considerable amount of their native token, ABCC Token (AT). Participants will need to enable SMS authentification, fulfill their KYC requirements, join their official Telegram group, follow their official Tw...[Read More]

Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork – Kraken and Coinbase Confirm Support

In the lead up to the long-awaited Constantinople hard fork of the Ethereum network, major crypto exchanges Coinbase and Kraken announced yesterday, January 14th, their support. The changes will form part of an upgrade to the world’s third largest blockchain. The Constantinople hard fork is due to take place at block number 7 080 000 on the Ethereum blockchain which is expected to o...[Read More]

Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk

Popular US cryptoexchange, Bittrex, launches their new OTC (Over the Counter) trading desk. The platform will begin operating from 18:00 UTC, Monday January 14. It will support the same wide range of cryptocurrencies as those available on their standard platform, a competitive range of about 200 coins. OTC trading desks have the advantage that they directly support transactions between tw...[Read More]

Swiss Watch Manufacturer Announces Luxury Watch with Built-in Crypto Wallet

One of Switzerland’s oldest watch manufacturers A. Favre & Fils, announced last week plans to produce a handcrafted, luxurious watch with a built-in cold wallet. A. Favre & Fils, established in 1718, sees the future in combining modern technologies with traditional watchmaking. Laurent Favre, A. Favre & Fils CEO commented: I am very excited about this new piece and the v...[Read More]

Customers Can Buy Bitcoin in French Tobacco Shops

Customers can now buy bitcoin at 24 French tobacco shops thanks to a partnership with the French FinTech group, KelperK. This is according to a statement to French website capital.fr by KelperK however a conflicting report from Reuters puts the number of tobacco shops at 6. However both agree, that a KeplerK co-founder, Adil Zakhar, hopes to have 6 500 tobacco shops selling cryptocurrency...[Read More]

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