Samsung Galaxy S10 To Potentially Include A Crypto Wallet

There is news being reported by SamMobile that Samsung may include a cryptocurrency wallet in its new Galaxy S10. The wallet will include the following: A cold wallet for saving cryptocurrency, public and private keys as well as signing private keys for cryptocurrency transactions A crypto wallet for transfers, viewing account information and transaction history.  There are no details on what the name of the crypto wallet will be and no leaks of its interface. According to the report Samsung’s cold wallet app will enable users to import their existing wallets from third-party services like…

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R3 Corda Settler To Use XRP As It’s First Settlement Mechanism

R3 announced today that it will utilize the crypto/digital asset XRP as the first settlement mechanism in its new Corda Settler which is a universal settler application to facilitate global payments. R3 is proud to announce the release of Corda Settler, an open source CorDapp that allows #Corda users to settle using any payment method. The first payment rail enabled for Corda Settler is the #XRP Ledger. Read the press release here - https://t.co/mxUIXPvG5R pic.twitter.com/NZgrA3BFDk — R3 (@inside_r3) December 5, 2018 Here is a new video from R3 which shows the integration of XRP.…

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Major Institutional Moves in Crypto – ErisX, Nasdaq, Poloniex & Voyager

On Tuesday December 4th, 2018 we got major news of multiple institutional moves in crypto. This is a great sign as it shows the growing interest and potential of this new asset class. In this bear market when weak hands have left the big money is setting up shop and filling their bags. Below is summary of each of the updates. ErisX ErisX said it has raised a total of $27.5 million from investors including Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures, Bitmain and ConsenSys. In October 2018 we got news that TD Ameritrade would be backing…

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Intel And Asus Are Gearing Up For Crypto Mining

Two major computer solutions companies, Intel and Asus, are getting into crypto mining. With some Bitcoin miners having to close their doors recently due to the drop in crypto prices it is very surprising that both Intel and Asus are entering the space. This goes to show that many of these folks are looking toward the future growth of the market as crypto becomes more mainstream. The 2018 bear market has been a year of progress in the build out of the infrastructure of the crypto industry. This past week Intel won a patent…

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Fidelity Digital Assets To List Top 5-7 Cryptos In Planned Expansion

In October 2018, Fidelity announced it would be launching an institutional cryptocurrency trading and storage platform called Fidelity Digital Assets. Fidelity is one of the five largest financial services providers in the world, maintaining some $7.2 trillion in client assets. Now it is looking to expand its crypto asset platform to include trading services for the top five to seven cryptocurrencies aside from the confirmed Bitcoin and Ethereum listings. Tom Jessop, head of Fidelity Digital Assets, spoke about the planned expansion at the Block FS conference in New York on November 29th. “I think there is…

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Amazon Launches Blockchain Development Service Which Will Use Ethereum

Amazon is dipping into the blockchain space. Today Amazon announced at its re:Invent conference that it is launching a service to help clients develop blockchain networks. This service is called Amazon Managed Blockchain and lives within the existing Amazon Web Services section of the business. Here is a description of the service :"Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks using the popular open source frameworks Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum*." The service is currently in preview, those interested can simply sign up. If approved, they…

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Nasdaq Stock Exchange Is Making Plans To List Bitcoin Futures in Q1 2019

According to Bloomberg, the Nasdaq Stock Exchange is reported to be moving ahead with their plans to list Bitcoin Futures starting in Q1 of 2019. This confirms the news we heard earlier in the year where the Nasdaq Exchange was thinking about this, but it seems their plans are more solidified now. It is another signal of the crypto market growth that is ahead as Bakkt will launch on January 24th, 2019, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade's ErisX will also launch in 2019 and the SEC approving a Bitcoin ETF could also take place in…

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Ohio To Be The First U.S. State To Accept Bitcoin Payments for Taxes

The state of Ohio is about to make a ground breaking adoption of Bitcoin by accepting it as a form of payment for tax payments. (Source: WSJ) In this coming week businesses will be able to make payments in Bitcoin, individual filers to follow eventually. The process involves a new site Ohiocrypto.com which will serve as a cryptocurrency tax payment portal. The site breaks down in full detail how to start the process in three easy steps: Tell us who you are (register if you aren't already) Enter tax payment info Pay with cryptocurrency (payments…

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The Current State, Manipulation & Future of Crypto with Ronnie Moas of Standpoint Research Interview

Interview with Ronnie Moas who is the founder and CEO of standpoint research. Discussion includes the following topics: Overview of Ronnie's background and service that Standpoint Research provides Current state of the crypto market Recent downturn in the crypto market Manipulation in the crypto market Bitcoin price prediction Opportunity of investing in crypto Ronnie's philanthropy and charity work

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