Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.kbthewriter.wordpress.com) and is working on his debut novel.

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Switzerland Supports Cryptocurrencies by Easing Regulations

Switzerland was once hailed as “Crypto Nation”. The country initially enforced a stricter regulatory framework. The Government is planning to capitalize on the popularity of cryptocurrency platforms by encouraging banks to accept accounts from cryptocurrency companies. Based on the ICO guidelines published in February 2018, Switzerland is allocating its cryptocurrency …

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Cryptocurrency Insurance – The Next Big Thing

Insurance has always been an elusive topic. Companies and providers shy away from revealing intricate details and protocols for the underwriting process. Given the recent attacks by hackers on various cryptocurrency exchanges, insurance seems to be a step in the right direction. Renowned providers like AIG, Chubb, and XL group …

Step Up Begins Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations
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Step Up Begins Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

Step Up, a non-profit organization based in Santa Monica, California has extended its donations options by adding cryptocurrencies to the list. Interested users can support their cause by donating through Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The company provides permanent supportive housing, vocational training, and opportunities for individuals suffering from …

Former Macau Gangster Launches Cryptocurrency, Raises $750 Million
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Former Macau Gangster Launches Cryptocurrency, Raises $750 Million

Wan Kuok-Koi (also known as ‘Broken-Tooth’), an ex-gangster from Macau recently partnered with Zhonggongxin Cosmos, a Beijing based firm to launch his own cryptocurrency. This company claims to have raised $750 million during its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Kuok-koi intends to launch chess and poker tournaments through his platform for …

Bitmain Plans to Expand its Development Center in Israel
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Bitmain Plans to Expand its Development Center in Israel

Bitmain, the Chinese company known for their top-of-the-line cryptocurrency mining solutions is expanding its presence in Israel. Bitmain plans to recruit over 40 employees to the roster in their development facility in Ra’anana, Israel. The new team will consist of blockchain researchers, marketing personnel, senior software and security engineers and …

Change.org Launches a Monero Mining Screensaver
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Change.org Launches a Monero Mining Screensaver

Change.org the social petition platform announced the launch of a new screensaver. This screensaver can mine Monero on behalf of the platform. It will allow Change.org to employ processing power from the user’s computer to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. The website has partnered with Traceylocke Brazil, a marketing agency to …

Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Vault Launched by Decentralized Capital
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Australia’s First Cryptocurrency Vault Launched by Decentralized Capital

Decentralized Capital, a blockchain, and investment company has announced the launch of a cold storage vault for digital assets. Notably, this is Australia’s first ever vault of its kind. This has been made possible by partnering with Custodian Vaults which is a subsidiary of Pallion Group, who deals in precious …

BlackRock CEO Denies Company’s Interest in Cryptocurrency
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BlackRock CEO Denies Company’s Interest in Cryptocurrency

Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock spoke to Bloomberg, denying claims that the company is looking to add cryptocurrencies as a part of their trillion dollar investment portfolio. “I don’t believe any client has sought out crypto exposure. I’ve not heard from one client who says, ‘I need to be …

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Accenture Partners with Thales to Bring Blockchain to the Aerospace Industry

Accenture, the Dublin-based global consultancy firm has struck a partnership with Thales Group, a French multinational aerospace firm. As per the press release from July 16, 2018, this move was planned to integrate blockchain technology to the aircraft supply chain. The blockchain will be based n Hyperledger Fabric that will …

Cryptocurrency Malware Infects League of Legends
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Cryptocurrency Malware Infects League of Legends

League of Legends (LOL) is an online game which pits two teams of players against one another in an epic battle. The players can choose from an array of interesting characters. The game has generated over a billion dollars in revenue. Lestergozaga, a Reddit user discovered that the Coinhive malware …