Blockchain Valley Ventures Launches New Unit in Singapore as Part of Asia Expansion Plans | BTCMANAGER

Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV), a Switzerland-based venture capital firm and accelerator, has announced it is launching a new regional unit in Singapore. The company revealed the move during the Singapore Fintech Festival on November 12, 2018. BVV’s Asian Expansion With the island nation as their next stop, the Swiss blockchain firn […]

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Japanese Cybersecurity Company Partners With ConsenSys to Detect Vulnerabilities on Smart Contracts | BTCMANAGER

On November 8, 2018, Global cybersecurity firm NRI Secure Technologies (NRI ST) in collaboration with Ethereum-focused development studio ConsenSys has launched a new product dubbed Blockchain Security Monitoring Service.  The infant service will monitor and track vulnerabilities present in information systems and services that use blockchain technology. ConsenSys’ Role in […]

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Court Sides With Shrem in Case Against Winklevoss Twins | BTCMANAGER

In a surprising turn of events for many, a Winklevoss suit against former Bitinstant CEO Charlie Shrem which started in early-November 2018 has seen the court favoring the defendant. Shrem’s assets have since then been unfrozen, after the hearing sided with the Shrem. Shrem Claims To Have Never Owned The […]

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Crypto Regulation Roundup: More Cryptocurrency Control Urged in South Korea and Thailand, France Plans to Ease Crypto Taxes | BTCMANAGER

South Korea’s lawyers have lobbied the government to establish a better legal framework around blockchain that would help develop the industry and protect investors. More regulation was also urged in Thailand, where on November 7, 2018, the Deputy Prime Minister has called for more measures to control cryptocurrencies and prevent […]

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How the Truffle Suite Is Streamlining Ethereum Development | BTCMANAGER

Initially launched in 2015, Truffle promises to solve a number of key problems experienced by Ethereum developers in the course of building decentralized applications using smart contracts. Functioning with support from development leader ConsenSys, Truffle potentially holds the key to making Ethereum development simple and accessible to a new wave […]

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Charlie Shrems Legal Dilemmas Continue; Winklevoss Twins Sue “Bitcoin’s First Felon” | BTCMANAGER

After first going to prison in 2015 for laundering money used on the Silk Road, a new lawsuit by the Winklevoss Twins on November 2, 2018, has been lanced against Charlie Shrem suggesting that the Bitinstant CEO’s legal troubles are far from over. Where’s the Money From Charlie? The origin […]

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Coinbase Roundup: Series E Funding, Institutional Interest, and Listing the Basic Attention Token (BAT) | BTCMANAGER

American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has closed its fifth Series E funding round. On October 30, 2018, the company announced that it had successfully secured a $300 million investment “to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrencies and digital assets.” This new influx of capital gives Coinbase a total valuation of over $8 […]

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Vitalik Buterin Thinks Ethereum Cannot Succeed Unless He Steps Back | BTCMANAGER

During Ethereum’s annual developer conference, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, said that the technology could only succeed and become truly decentralized if it stopped depending on him, the Technology Review reported on November 1, 2018. No True Decentralization While there’s no doubt that Vitalik Buterin is still the guiding […]

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CoinText SMS-based Cryptocurrency Wallet Now Live in 33 Countries | BTCMANAGER

CoinText.io, an SMS-based platform that allows users to send and receive cryptocurrencies without a smartphone or internet connection, has added Taiwan, Hungary, Estonia, Puerto Rico, and Slovenia to its growing list of supported regions, according to a press release on October 30, 2018. CoinText Extends Service To More Countries In its […]

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