Editor’s Choice

Editors’ Choice category presents the latest articles, hand-picked by the Coinspeaker’s editor.

Huobi, One of the ‘Big Three’ Chinese Exchanges, to Launch Ethereum Trading on May 31
May 29th, 2017

The move can be rather eventful for the cryptocurrency ecosystem especially if followed by other large Chinese exchanges.

Chain Changer: Behind The Scenes at Ethereum With Vitalik Buterin & Friends
May 28th, 2017

Ethereum has risen over 2000% in 2017. But it’s far from just another open ledger-turned-online-ATM; it’s an innovation reaching for a greater social role.

Bitcoin & Ethereum are Headed for $100,000 (But That’s Only Good News for Those Who are in Today)
May 28th, 2017

If the 25-year average is around $10,000, as increasingly looks to be the case, then it is likely that the real 25-year value of Bitcoin is in the region of $100,000 or so.

Android Pay to Arrive in Canada on May 31st
May 26th, 2017

The mobile payment platform will become available in Canada by the end of the month, following the launch of the service in Russia this week.

Messenger App Kik Takes on Facebook, Debuts Its Own Bitcoin-like Digital Currency
May 25th, 2017

With the launch of its own virtual currency, the company aims to build an open and sustainable ecosystem of digital services to compete with established giants.

UK Apple Pay Merchants Can Now Accept Limitless Payments
May 23rd, 2017

According to Jennifer Bailey, head of Apple’s payment arm, the users of the app can make limitless mobile payments at the majority of vendors around the country.

PwC Backs Startup VeChain to Accelerate Blockchain Adoption in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
May 22nd, 2017

Blockchain services provider VeChain has announced it will take part in an incubation program of global accounting company PwC to expand the use of the blockchain technology in Asia.

IBM Launches Accelerator Program to Drive Blockchain Adoption by Enterprises
May 19th, 2017

The US-based technology giant is opening a new accelerator program that will assist enterprises and developers in establishing new blockchain networks.

Aragon Token Sale Concludes in Under 15 Minutes with $25M Raise
May 18th, 2017

The decentralized management platform offering blockchain services for businesses has raised the record amount in the first few minutes of its Initial Coin Offering.

BNP Paribas and Carrefour Launch Universal Mobile Payments System ‘Lyf Pay’
May 15th, 2017

The new payment platform, which is set to be launched across France later this week, will allow users to make purchases using their mobile phones.

Chinese Central Bank Sets up Fintech Committee
May 15th, 2017

The new fintech body is aimed at improving financial research, coordination and planning, China’s central bank announced on its website on Monday.

UK and Hong Kong Regulators Sign FinTech Cooperation Agreement
May 12th, 2017

The regulatory bodies aim to foster financial innovation through a partnership that will support fintech startups seeking to grow their businesses.

Litecoin Price Spikes After Successful SegWit Activation
May 10th, 2017

Litecoin’s huge support is seen as a culmination of several weeks of investor excitement.