Crypto Twitter Accounts Are Being Exposed by ShillExed

On Sunday, July 15th, 2018 a new account emerged on Crypto Twitter under the handle @Shillexed and the “ShillExed” name. Within 48 hours that account had gained over 5,000 followers. This account claims to be “dedicated to exposing those who do not disclose their paid shills” which is another way to say, they will attempt to find and report on anyone on Crypto Twitter who promotes a blockchain project in exchange for payment. The ShillExed operator is actively soliciting other Twitter users to report these account. The ShillExed account has…

Bitcoin Makes Massive 10% Gain in 24 Hours

What’s going on with Bitcoin? Yowza. Last week was an impressive week for the coin but today saw it exceed itself by packing on a massive 10% in gains. Other cryptos are experiencing astronomical growth too; EOS is also seeing a 10% hike this week. But Bitcoin, in particular, is out front in a league of its own with its massive 10% gain adding $9 billion to its market cap in under thirty minutes.  The coin currently stands at the $7,360 mark. But elsewhere coins across the board have added between…

UK Aims to Become Global Crypto Leader

UK blockchain: With its latest moves in the crypto space, the UK is well-placed at becoming a global leader in blockchain technologies. According to the group analysis by DAG Global, Big Innovation Centre, and Deep Knowledge Analytics, Great Britain has all the required resources to become a global hub for blockchain technology by the year 2022. CEO of DAG Global, Sean Kiernan, told The Guardian: “The UK is a major global financial hub and in recent years has become a fintech leader as well. At the same time, it is…

Robinhood Lists Dogecoin, Altcoin Surges: Much Wow, Very Cool!

Robinhood adds Dogecoin: It was all smiles yesterday when Robinhood, a stock trading app, revealed that it added Dogecoin to its platform. But behind the scenes, some are unsure of this event. Foes say Dogecoin is a parody cryptocurrency. Moreover, they say that because Robinhood supports less than ten digital currencies, many believed the company to be selective over the coins they carried. On the other hand, fans say despite its bizarre nature, Dogecoin has accumulated mainstream interest and has witnessed price peaks throughout the year. Robinhood Adds Dogecoin, But There’s…

Coinbase Gets Approval to List Coins that are Securities

Coinbase lists securities: The most popular cryptocurrency exchange platform in the United States, Coinbase Inc., just received the green light from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list digital tokens that have been deemed as securities. Coinbase was given the approval by the SEC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority to purchase Digital Wealth LLC and Keystone Capital Corp, a spokesperson from Coinbase told Bloomberg yesterday. Coinbase Lists Securities: The Ball is Rolling Now These new acquisitions allow Coinbase to offer so-called security tokens. Coinbase will also now be able…

Crypto Daily News: EOS’s Block.one Gets Funding from PayPal and Bitmain Execs; Boeing Tests Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we will cover Block.one receiving funding from top execs at PayPal and Bitmain, IBM teaming up with Columbia to launch a Blockchain Research Center, and the airplane maker, Boeing, using blockchain technology. Crypto Daily News: June 17th, 2018 Block.one Gets Funding EOS developer Block.one has secured investments from the crypto-mining billionaire Jihan Wu of Bitmain, and the billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Block.one made the official announcement via a press release on its website yesterday. Block.one’s CEO, Brendan Blumer, made a statement about the…

Spotlite and KashMiner Operations Halted by SEC

Back in January 2018, Spotlite USA showcased a new Bitcoin miner called the KashMiner. The company also claimed that it was a licensee of camera maker Kodak. But now, Spotlite has officially halted operations and has since denied any ties to the brand. But what’s going on? Spotlite: Bad Business or Scam? There were two major signs that the KashMiner was either some kind of scam or a badly thought-out business scheme.  The first was a business model which offered very little return for its investors; Spotlite was offering 2-year leases on its…