Akon Launches Akoin: Another Celebrity Enters the Crypto Market

akon launches akoin another celebrity enters the crypto market

Akon launches Akoin: To add to the list of celebrities that have been entering the cryptocurrency market, singer Akon has announced that he has launched his own cryptocurrency called Akoin. Akon Launches Akoin: Cannes Lions 2018 Akon announced his new coin Akoin at the Cannes Lions 2018 ‘Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future’ panel on Saturday, June 18th. Leading up the event, Akon tweeted about his upcoming stint at on the panel. I’ll be speaking at @Cannes_Lions today on “Blockchain, Entrepreneurship and Empowering the Future…Come check it out at 3:30…

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Leftover Euros Can Now Be Exchanged for Crypto at Schipol Airport!

leftover euros can now be exchanged for crypto at schipol airport

We all know it can be a pain to exchange foreign currency, but Amsterdam’s Schipol Airport is trying to help people avoid that hassle. Travellers going through Schipol Airport will now be able to exchange any leftover euros for cryptocurrency! Specifically, people will be able to trade euros for Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) at one of the several Bitcoin ATMs that have been set up at Schipol’s Arrival Hall 2 and its Departure Halls 1 and 2. According to the official press release reported on Wednesday, the ATMs are currently on…

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Bitcoin Price Watch – BTC/USD On Bullish Run, Testing Resistance At $6,800

bitcoin price watch btc usd on bullish run testing resistance at 6800

Bitcoin price watch: Bitcoin continued its bullish run on Wednesday morning, moving firmly past the $6,700 level and testing a major resistance at $6,800. Bitcoin has been on an upward trajectory recently, having recovered by more than 5% since the beginning of last week. Yesterday, the cryptocurrency received a further boost as Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein commented on the future of Bitcoin with an optimistic tone. During a talk at The Economic Club of New York, Blankfein, who has been relatively more upbeat about Bitcoin than some of his…

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Litecoin Futures Trading: Coming Sooner Than You Think

litecoin futures trading coming sooner than you think

A Litecoin futures trading opportunity is starting soon, being launched by the cryptocurrency exchange Crypto Facilities, based out of the UK. Litecoin Futures Trading Crypto Facilities told CoinDesk that it would be launching the LTC futures trading on June 22nd. Investors will be able to long and/or short futures contracts with Litecoin as the underlying collateral. The contracts can be done with weekly, monthly, and quarterly maturities. Charlie Lee is excited about the upcoming opportunity because he believes that this will “make it easier for people to get in and…

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Crypto World Cup Day 6: Warren Buffett vs. Andreas Antonopoulos

crypto world cup day 6 warren buffett vs andreas antonopoulos

Day 6 of the Crypto World cup has arrived and one of the biggest crypto bears out there comes with it – Warren Buffett! Does crypto reign supreme today or was Warren able to slash his claws and bring it down? Check out all that and more at the Crypto World Cup! If you don’t know them all yet, meet the players of our Crypto World Cup. Check out the results and highlights of today’s games Match 1: Warren Buffett 1-2 Andreas Antonopoulos Warren Buffett is known in the crypto…

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IBM Partners With Mediaocean on Blockchain Solution for Ad Industry

ibm partners with mediaocean on blockchain solution for ad industry

IBM partners with Mediaocean: IBM’s technology arm, IBM iX, and the advertising software company Mediaocean have partnered to create a blockchain solution and consortium for the advertising industry. IBM Partners with Mediaocean: Blockchain Solution The solution will be using the IBM blockchain and will “[aim] to provide transparency and build trust and accountability in the advertising ecosystem,” allowing advertisers to see where their budget is being used and for what. Other agencies and companies that will be a part of the consortium include big names such as Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, Pfizer, Unilever, and IBM…

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