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Sam, has been contributing to cryptonewsbytes team since 2017. He is also a crypto-enthusiast and talented market analyst. In his free time, you will find him traveling and exploring new places.

Chinese blockchain motivates startups, hopes to attract more talented investors

A newly established blockchain complex  Hangzhou- a Chinese city notable for its enthusiasm to innovation, has staked a large sum of money to finance startups in the country. The money, which is estimated to amount to millions of dollars, has…

British mosque accepted crypto-based donations last Ramadan (Religion and the Cryptos)

Shacklewell Lane Mosque in London will go in the record as the first mosque in the British history to accept cryptocurrency form of donation during Ramadan. CCN.com extensively interviewed the mosque’s advisor Zayd al Khair, the mosque’s chairperson Gurney Erkin…

Insight: how the government shutdown impacted the crypto space

Though recently concluded, the longest ever US government shutdown hitherto has impacted substantially in almost every aspect of development. And while the looming has not yet found permanent closure, the cryptocurrency community is already feeling the heat. The shutdown which…

Can kraken’s ‘nine-figure deal’ acquisition propel it to the top?

 A  US crypto exchange giant Kraken has acquired a UK-based Crypto Derivatives Trading Platform and Index provider in what it refers to as a ‘nine-figure deal’, according to a press release dated February 4, 2019. According to the broadcast, the…

‘Cookieminer’: Why crypto investors should be scared of the new Mac malware

In the wake of increased crypto related fraud, exchanges are burning their midnight oil to ensure their platforms are secure and free from infiltration. However, hackers seem to be gaining an edge with their tactics seemingly improving every day. Just…

February it is: Ethereum developer on the twice postponed Constantinople

After a double postponement of the much anticipated Ethereum Constantinople otherwise referred to as the Ethereum hardfork, developers are proposing a reschedule of the hardfork to a date not later than 28th of February 2019. According to developer Peter Szilagyi,…

Confusion as QuadrigaCX future rests in jeopardy

Months since QuadrigaCX, the largest Bitcoin exchange firm in Canada lost access to its cold wallets, a state of confusion and counter accusations has domineered the exchange’s ecosystem.  Just recently, the firm moved to court to seek creditor protection after…

The Ethereum Constantinople Redo; will it succeed?

After months of delays and anxiety, the much anticipated Ethereum Constantinople scheduled for ‘late February’ is almost due. Users in the ecosystem have been questioning the preparability of the system to implement the upgrade given the double postponement owing to…

Thailand: calls for strict regulations intensify as crypto fraud thrives

At a time where crypto regulators are burning the midnight oil in efforts to seal loopholes in the market, fraudsters are reported to be migrating to jurisdictions where rules governing the space are either conspicuously inconsistent or non-existent at all.…

Former Goldman Sachs engineers raise $3 million to tackle crypto-related manipulation

A US-based trade surveillance startup has raised approximately $3 million in seed funding to help combat crypto manipulation and its related effect in the space. While announcing the development on Wednesday, the startup dubbed Solidus Labs said it intends to…