My Block Info https://www.myblockinfo.com/ en-us Legit and clear news about crypto world Sun, 31 Mar 2019 22:58:19 -0400 <![CDATA[Up 100%: Litecoin Price Sets Q1 Performance Record]]> Litecoin's price doubled in the first three months of 2019 to register its best first-quarter performance on record.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/up-100-litecoin-price-sets-q1-performance-record Sun, 31 Mar 2019 09:00:36 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/up-100-litecoin-price-sets-q1-performance-record
<![CDATA[Iran’s Crypto Regulations: What’s Happening Behind Closed Doors]]> The Central Bank of Iran's draft crypto framework has the local community worried, and getting it changed will not be easy.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/irans-crypto-regulations-whats-happening-behind-closed-doors Sun, 31 Mar 2019 06:00:41 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/irans-crypto-regulations-whats-happening-behind-closed-doors
<![CDATA[The Ultimate Irony of Crypto Trading]]> Dave Weisberger, CEO of CoinRoutes, looks at some of the main inefficiencies of crypto markets, and how investors can navigate them.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/the-ultimate-irony-of-crypto-trading Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:15:09 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/the-ultimate-irony-of-crypto-trading
<![CDATA[WATCH: The Joy of Blockchain]]> Bob Ross takes you on a magical tour through one of CoinDesk's favorite Consensus topics: education.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/watch-the-joy-of-blockchain Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:27 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/watch-the-joy-of-blockchain
<![CDATA[Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job]]> South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had over $13 million in EOS stolen in a hack, but says customer funds are safe.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/crypto-exchange-bithumb-hacked-for-13-million-in-suspected-insider-job Sat, 30 Mar 2019 06:45:21 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/crypto-exchange-bithumb-hacked-for-13-million-in-suspected-insider-job
<![CDATA[Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments]]> The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/canadian-municipality-set-to-accept-bitcoin-for-property-tax-payments Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:50:45 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/canadian-municipality-set-to-accept-bitcoin-for-property-tax-payments
<![CDATA[Meghan Markle: Does The British Tax Payer Know How Much 'Me-Gain' Royal Is Costing?]]> Amid media attention over Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and member of British royalty married to Prince Harry, drawn to the former actress' lavish lifestyle, talk of her being "difficult" and hiring a new PR, do the British know what the royal is co

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/meghan-markle-does-the-british-tax-payer-know-how-much-me-gain-royal-is-costing Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:03:00 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/meghan-markle-does-the-british-tax-payer-know-how-much-me-gain-royal-is-costing
<![CDATA[Justin Sun Draws Heat From Tron Fans for Waffling on Promised Prizes]]> There's an unclear line between Tron Foundation accounts and CEO Justin Sun's personal expenditures on the community, as a recent Tesla giveaway shows.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/justin-sun-draws-heat-from-tron-fans-for-waffling-on-promised-prizes Fri, 29 Mar 2019 17:15:14 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/justin-sun-draws-heat-from-tron-fans-for-waffling-on-promised-prizes
<![CDATA[Bakkt Taps Former IBM and Cisco Exec Tom Noonan to Chair Its Board]]> Bakkt has tapped Tom Noonan, a founder of multiple cybersecurity startups, to chair its new board.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bakkt-taps-former-ibm-and-cisco-exec-tom-noonan-to-chair-its-board Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:19:09 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bakkt-taps-former-ibm-and-cisco-exec-tom-noonan-to-chair-its-board
<![CDATA[SEC Postpones Decision on Bitwise’s Bitcoin ETF Proposal]]> The SEC has extended its review period of the Bitwise bitcoin ETF proposal, filed in conjunction with NYSE Arca.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/sec-postpones-decision-on-bitwises-bitcoin-etf-proposal Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:57:59 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/sec-postpones-decision-on-bitwises-bitcoin-etf-proposal
<![CDATA[Notice of Minor System Outage 29 March 2019]]> On 29 March at 12:00 UTC, BitMEX experienced a minor outage for approximately 15 seconds whereby all requests would have been load shed as the engine was blocked during settlement operations. The platform was back to normal after the 15 second outage. We

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/notice-of-minor-system-outage-29-march-2019 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:56:11 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/notice-of-minor-system-outage-29-march-2019
<![CDATA[Fidelity Poaches Coinbase Institutional Sales Head Christine Sandler]]> Coinbase's director of institutional sales, Christine Sandler, has left the crypto exchange for Fidelity Investments, sources said.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/fidelity-poaches-coinbase-institutional-sales-head-christine-sandler Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:21:35 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/fidelity-poaches-coinbase-institutional-sales-head-christine-sandler
<![CDATA[‘Big Four’ Consulting Firms Dominate Blockchain Jobs Market, Says Indeed]]> Deloitte, KPMG and EY are all in the top five when it comes to posting blockchain and crypto job ads in the U.S., according to Indeed.com data.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/big-four-consulting-firms-dominate-blockchain-jobs-market-says-indeed Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:00:17 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/big-four-consulting-firms-dominate-blockchain-jobs-market-says-indeed
<![CDATA[Bittrex-Backed Euro Stablecoin Can Be Staked for 8% Interest]]> A group of blockchain firms called Universal Protocol Alliance is launching a euro-pegged stablecoin that can be staked to earn annual returns.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bittrex-backed-euro-stablecoin-can-be-staked-for-8-interest Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:40:59 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bittrex-backed-euro-stablecoin-can-be-staked-for-8-interest
<![CDATA[Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction]]> Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/former-mt-gox-ceo-mark-karpeles-to-appeal-conviction Fri, 29 Mar 2019 08:30:26 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/former-mt-gox-ceo-mark-karpeles-to-appeal-conviction
<![CDATA[Bitcoin Price Hits 5-Week High With Chart Echoing 2015 Pre-Rally Pattern]]> Bitcoin is slowly gaining altitude with a long-term lagging indicator flashing signs similar to those seen before the 2015 bull breakout.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitcoin-price-hits-5-week-high-with-chart-echoing-2015-pre-rally-pattern Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:15:22 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitcoin-price-hits-5-week-high-with-chart-echoing-2015-pre-rally-pattern
<![CDATA[Facebook’s Blockchain Hiring Spree Continues With 5 New Postings]]> Social media behemoth Facebook is advertising for five more blockchain-related positions – adding to the 20 posted by the company in recent weeks.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/facebooks-blockchain-hiring-spree-continues-with-5-new-postings Fri, 29 Mar 2019 06:45:20 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/facebooks-blockchain-hiring-spree-continues-with-5-new-postings
<![CDATA[Bitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum Mining More Decentralized]]> The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitmains-jihan-wu-asics-are-making-ethereum-mining-more-decentralized Fri, 29 Mar 2019 05:30:56 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitmains-jihan-wu-asics-are-making-ethereum-mining-more-decentralized
<![CDATA[Coinbase Leads Wall Street to Brave New World of Crypto Staking]]> Coinbase Custody has launched staking services for institutional clients, starting with Tezos and touting 6.6 percent yields.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/coinbase-leads-wall-street-to-brave-new-world-of-crypto-staking Fri, 29 Mar 2019 04:04:43 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/coinbase-leads-wall-street-to-brave-new-world-of-crypto-staking
<![CDATA[Craig Wright’s nChain Is Hiring a Lawyer to Protect Its Crypto Patents]]> nChain, founded by self-styled bitcoin inventor Craig S. Wright, is looking for a patent counsel to manage its portfolio of blockchain-related IP.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/craig-wrights-nchain-is-hiring-a-lawyer-to-protect-its-crypto-patents Thu, 28 Mar 2019 23:06:49 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/craig-wrights-nchain-is-hiring-a-lawyer-to-protect-its-crypto-patents
<![CDATA[$5 Million in MakerDAO Loans Have Been Liquidated, But Help Is on the Way]]> A new tool called CDP Saver is being tested that could soon make MakerDAO loans less risky.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/5-million-in-makerdao-loans-have-been-liquidated-but-help-is-on-the-way Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:45:43 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/5-million-in-makerdao-loans-have-been-liquidated-but-help-is-on-the-way
<![CDATA[Road to Consensus: Painless Payments and the Limits of Blockchain]]>

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/road-to-consensus-painless-payments-and-the-limits-of-blockchain Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:25:03 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/road-to-consensus-painless-payments-and-the-limits-of-blockchain
<![CDATA[Futures Now, March 28, 2019]]> PNC's Jeff Mills says global growth fears are overblown. Oil Price Information Service's Tom Kloza on oil's reaction to Trump's tweet. And why one trader sees a bitcoin revival on the way. With CNBC's Seema Mody and the Futures Now traders, Jim Iuori

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/futures-now-march-28-2019 Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:16:02 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/futures-now-march-28-2019
<![CDATA[Here's why one trader sees a bitcoin revival on the way]]> Is bitcoin ready to bounce back? Trading bitcoin futures now, with CNBC's Seema Mody and the Futures Now traders, Jim Iuorio and Scott Nations, both at the CME.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/heres-why-one-trader-sees-a-bitcoin-revival-on-the-way Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:10:52 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/heres-why-one-trader-sees-a-bitcoin-revival-on-the-way
<![CDATA[Fake Volume on Crypto Exchanges Isn’t the Half of It]]> Daniel Cawrey is CEO of Pactum Capital, a cryptocurrency investment firm focused on market making and liquidity. Formerly a CoinDesk Contributing Editor, he is author of the upcoming “Mastering Blockchain” book to be published by O’Reilly Media. Recently,

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/fake-volume-on-crypto-exchanges-isnt-the-half-of-it Thu, 28 Mar 2019 14:00:51 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/fake-volume-on-crypto-exchanges-isnt-the-half-of-it
<![CDATA[Bitrefill Now Lets You Pay for Airbnb Rentals With 5 Cryptocurrencies]]> Cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has added a service allowing users to book Airbnb rentals with bitcoin, ether and more.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitrefill-now-lets-you-pay-for-airbnb-rentals-with-5-cryptocurrencies Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:00:01 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/bitrefill-now-lets-you-pay-for-airbnb-rentals-with-5-cryptocurrencies
<![CDATA[Swiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner’s ICO ‘Seriously Violated’ Laws]]> Switzerland's finance regulator has found that crypto mining firm Envion's $90 million ICO took deposits from investors unlawfully.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/swiss-watchdog-rules-crypto-miners-ico-seriously-violated-laws Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:30:14 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/swiss-watchdog-rules-crypto-miners-ico-seriously-violated-laws
<![CDATA[Ledger, Legacy Trust to Offer Institutional Custody of ERC-20 Tokens]]> Hardware wallet maker Ledger and Hong Kong-licensed Legacy Trust now provide custody for crypto assets including ethereum-based tokens.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/ledger-legacy-trust-to-offer-institutional-custody-of-erc-20-tokens Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:00:39 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/ledger-legacy-trust-to-offer-institutional-custody-of-erc-20-tokens
<![CDATA[AlphaPoint Appeals to Institutions With Security Token Tech Upgrade]]> Blockchain services firm AlphaPoint has upgraded its tech solution for security token offerings in bid to attract institutional clients.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/alphapoint-appeals-to-institutions-with-security-token-tech-upgrade Thu, 28 Mar 2019 09:00:27 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/alphapoint-appeals-to-institutions-with-security-token-tech-upgrade
<![CDATA[Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker]]> TokenPay is turning ICO proceeds into equity investments, this time with a stake in lingerie company Naked Brand Group.

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https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/crypto-startup-tokenpay-buys-equity-stake-in-heidi-klum-lingerie-maker Thu, 28 Mar 2019 08:00:11 -0400 https://www.myblockinfo.com/news/crypto-startup-tokenpay-buys-equity-stake-in-heidi-klum-lingerie-maker