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VirgoCX Celebrates Global Launch of Fiat-Crypto Exchange During Toronto Blockchain Week

VirgoCX offers an easy yet secured way to buy, sell, and trade Bitcoin, Ethereum, Stablecoins and more.     As a featured event during the 2019 Toronto Blockchain Week, VirgoCX attracted over 200 blockchain and cryptocurrency industry professionals and enthusiasts worldwide to share insights and discuss the future of the cryptocurrency industry. Supporters such as … Continued

Decred wants you: Be one of the first to test the DCR Lightning Network

The Lightning Network peer-to-peer payment protocol promises to deliver the scalability, privacy and speed needed to spur crypto’s mass adoption. At the end of 2017, Decred activated the on-chain consensus rules required to develop DCR Lightning Network. The approval of this change was nearly unanimous at 99.50%, and developers began working on building the foundation … Continued


21 Events CryptoCanucks Will Attend During Toronto Blockchain Week

CryptoCanucks is proud to be an official media partner for Toronto Blockchain Week in Toronto, Canada. TBW will be filled with events related to Blockchain Technology on topics such as enterprise applications, accounting, cybersecurity, legal issues, investments and more. There is so much excitement surrounding TBW that Mayor John Tory proclaimed the week of April … Continued

10 Key Takeaways From Crypto Invest Summit L.A.

Crypto Invest Summit (CIS) is the leading conference & expo focused on blockchain technologies, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers. If you attended CIS this year, one thing was clear: This was far from a typical Crypto event. The CryptoCanucks team along with BitCanuck had the privilege to be CIS’s media partner and attend the conference in … Continued

Presearch Launches Browser Extension for Private Search on Chrome, Firefox, and Brave Browsers

With 1 million+ users, Presearch launches browser extension to meet growing consumer demand for easy-to-use private browsing   Presearch (www.presearch.io), the open, decentralized search engine that rewards community members for their usage, contribution to, and promotion of the platform, yesterday released the Presearch Browser Extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Brave browsers. The Presearch Browser Extension … Continued

Terrorists Prefer Cash Over Bitcoin, Even Privacy Coins: Report

An exhaustive report by the RAND Corporation concludes that cryptocurrency is less than ideal for terrorist organizations. Cash is still king for terrorists, for a variety of reasons, including the liquidity barriers that regulation and legalization of cryptocurrencies are presenting. Cash Is Still King For Terrorism The 99-page report focuses on three areas of terrorist financing: receipt, management, and … Continued

Regulation Gets Sharper in the U.S., the EU, and Malta

As part of our weekly international roundup, Coinsquare News covered the week’s significant cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. In this edition, we look at the SEC’s recent letter vowing not to take action against TurnKey Jets’s unregulated ICO, the launch of a blockchain-focused association in the EU, and more.   The SEC’s “No Action Letter” Could … Continued

An Imperative Guide to Digital Currency Security

One of the most important things about investing in and owning any digital currency is security. As a rule, we advocate to never invest in anything more than you could afford to lose. By taking security seriously, that day is much less likely to arrive. In past posts, the security advantages of blockchain and decentralized … Continued

TBW Hosting World-Class Blockchain Events To Showcase Toronto As Leaders In Cutting-Edge Technology

Toronto is a global blockchain industry hub. Between, April 22 and 28th, hundreds of developers, companies, researchers, professional advisors, and investors will converge to participate in the first Toronto Blockchain Week (TBW). TBW celebrates Toronto’s global importance in the blockchain industry and is an opportunity to profile projects, demonstrate cutting-edge technology and the enormous depth … Continued

Bitcoin Technical Analysis: March/April 2019

If you’ve checked your ticker prices today, then you will have seen that Bitcoin and the crypto market at large are having a phenomenal start to the month of April. Bitcoin has crossed the $5,000 mark for the first time since November of last year. But in a market dominated by hype and headlines, is … Continued

KoreConX Webinar Sheds Light on Digital Securities: An Industry Evolving

Security Tokens? Tokenization of Securities? Distributed Ledger Technology? Oscar Jofre and Darren Marble Will Discuss It All   [New York, NY – March 27, 2019] – After the success of the first KoreWebinar, KoreConX now brings an extensive conversation about the ever-changing landscape of traded private securities. As the ICO/STO market collapses, companies require a … Continued

3iQ Challenging The OSC’s To Review Its Decision on Bitcoin Fund

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently published Joint Canadian Securities Administrators/Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada Consultation Paper 21-402 Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms. The consultation paper seeks input from the fintech community, market participants, investors and other stakeholders on how regulatory requirements may be tailored for crypto-asset trading … Continued


ETHUofT 2019: Learn What You Can’t

UofT Blockchain Group hosted an engaging 36-hour hackathon over the weekend. Students and Ethereum enthusiasts had the opportunity to experiment with Ethereum Smart Contracts using Solidity, build their first DaPP ( decentralized application), and win invaluable prizes. Alex Kozin, one of EthUofT’s first-time hackers, had this to say about his experience. This weekend I was … Continued

Succeeding in Fintech Means Being FEARLESS

The NCFA Announces the 5th Annual Fintech and Financing Conference Toronto in April with Top Fintech Thought Leaders and a Global Fintech Program The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA) and partners announced today the launch of the 5th Annual 2019 Fintech & Financing Conference (#FFCON19) to be held in downtown Toronto on April 3-4, 2019. … Continued

The Villainization of Cryptocurrency

If Canada wants to be a leader in fintech, then we must understand its major facets. There are two key technological advances that are predicted to impact the finance landscape: Big Data Blockchain Technology Many key players shrug at this thought and say, “blockchain is fine, but crypto is shady.” This is a biased sentiment … Continued

5 Organizations Empowering Women in Blockchain

Today is International Women’s Day. A day to celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. This is especially true in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space where the percentage of women invested and involved is far lower than that of men. Despite the statistics, The following 5 organizations are marking a call to … Continued

KoreConX Partners With Investment Fund Management Company, Stratigis

Stratigis Capital Advisors will join KorePartners Ecosystem [New York, NY – February 28, 2019] –  KoreConX is proud to announce a partnership with Stratigis Capital Advisors Inc. (“SCA”), a Canadian investment boutique with extensive experience in managing Investment Funds. SCA is registered with the Ontario Securities Commission as a Portfolio Manager, Exempt Market Dealer, and … Continued

The Quadriga Debacle Continues Part II

Part 2: The Blame Game The fall of Quadriga has become infamous. As the dust starts to settle on this once mighty exchange, its demise is one that may be recalled for generations. Quadriga’s downfall had all the excitement of a nail-biting novel, starting from a mysterious death and ending with lost treasure. However, at … Continued

More On The Quadriga Debacle

Part I: A Fall From Grace On Feb 5, Judge Wood of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia granted QuadrigaCX 30 days of creditor protection. The law warrants that 30-day protection is granted to companies which owe more than $5 million when they filed for bankruptcy. This allows such companies to restructure their finances to … Continued

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? A Research about Decred

Which one is the best cryptocurrency next to Bitcoin? Here is a summary of Decred reseach – Look at Decred (DCR) [Decred – Autonomous Digital Currency] 1.  Like Bitcoin, there will only be 21 million Decred. Blocks are produced every 5 minutes via proof of work. Block reward reductions are smoother than in bitcoin, reducing slightly every 6,144 … Continued

ICO Reminder: Disruptive Technology Has Risks

ICOs exploded on the scene in 2017, with several investors turning their donations into millions once the token went live on an exchange. This is the dream sequence for any ICO investor. However, it has become clear that due to the lack of regulation, the ICO space is riddled with scams and can often be … Continued

Canadian Exchange Account Holders Are Owed $250 Million

Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX, has filed for credit protection in Nova Scotia, just the latest in a series of bizarre turns for the Vancouver-based Bitcoin dealer. As many as 115,000 account holders are owed $250 million, which is locked up in “cold storage” only accessible to the recently deceased founder and CEO, Gerald Cotten … Continued

Protect Your Privacy With Metalyfe

Society at large is moving faster than ever before. Access to information and the sheer amount of information collected and tracked by a growing list of devices and corporations has come at a dire cost to all of us. Our Privacy. Our fundamental human right to Liberty is in jeopardy and we all need to … Continued

How Gaming Could Drive Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Adoption

Cryptocurrencies are becoming part of the growing gaming sector, but you won’t hear the term “Bitcoin” anywhere. Game developers are now creating their own virtual and cryptocurrencies, driven by digital-hungry Millenial and Gen Z generations. Society’s two youngest economically active groups have more interest in cryptocurrency than any other; they also like to play video … Continued