Crypto News

  • TerraCrypto Kazakhstan digital mining and cryptocurrencies: Trends 2020
    AMBCrypto - 28 minutes ago
    A forum on digital cryptocurrency mining will be held in Nur Sultan [Republic of Kazakhstan] on November 14, 2019. The TerraCrypto forum, well-known among the blockchain community, will come to Kazakhstan for the first time. The traditional values that the organizers broadcast in Moscow will be clearly represented in Nur-Sultan:…
  • Bitcoin.com Acquires Japanese Blockchain Developer 03 Labs
    CoinDesk - 28 minutes ago
    The deal, which closed recently for an undisclosed sum, will see O3 Labs’ eight-person developer team integrate into Bitcoin.com.
  • Bitcoin Futures: Institutional Long Positions Value Doubled in October
    Cointelegraph.com News - 45 minutes ago
    A fresh uptick in Bitcoin interest among institutional investors has gone some way to reversing a dramatic fall in the second half of September. One class of investors has more than doubled the value of the long positions it holds in Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts this month. Institutions settle in for…
  • Bittrex Global announces launch date; welcomes Bittrex International users
    AMBCrypto - 58 minutes ago
    Bittrex is all set to launch the Bittrex Global Exchange platform while Bittrex International, which is the Malta-based international unit of the US crypto exchange Bittrex will cease its operation in October 29th. The official blog post stated: “On Tuesday, October 29, Bittrex International (operated out of Malta) will be…
  • Telegram Backer Sought Circle Listing Before SEC Halted Token Launch
    CoinDesk - 58 minutes ago
    A backer of Telegram’s blockchain project asked Circle’s Poloniex exchange to list the gram token before the SEC halted issuance, court papers show.
  • Casa Unveils New Solution to ‘What Happens to My Bitcoin When I Die?
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    New York-based crypto custody startup Casa has released a new security protocol and service focused on helping people address the question of Bitcoin inheritance. New York-based crypto custody startup Casa has released a new security protocol and service focused on helping people address the question of Bitcoin (BTC) inheritance.The new…
  • Cryptosteel Launches Physical Device for Private Key Backup Protection
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    Cryptosteel has launched its Cryptosteel Capsule, a physical backup device for the offline storage of Bitcoin private keys, passwords and wallet recovery seeds. Cryptosteel has launched its Cryptosteel Capsule, a physical backup device for the offline storage of private keys, passwords, and wallet recovery seeds.The company announced the official launch…
  • TRON Joins Bitcoin And Ethereum On Opera Browser
    Crypto Briefing - 1 hour ago
    Marking a significant milestone for TRON (TRX), the popular web browser, Opera, is extending its wallet and DApp support to the TRON network. With its integration in the Opera browser, TRON joins the same ranks previously held just by crypto behemoths, Bitcoin and Ethereum.  Opera browser users — all 350…
  • Opera Browser Adds Bitcoin Payments to Android Update
    CoinDesk - 1 hour ago
    The enhanced crypto functionality will let Opera for android users make bitcoin payments from its built-in digital wallet and interact with dapps on TRON.
  • Opera Becomes First Major Browser to Enable Direct Bitcoin Payments
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    Web browser Opera now supports payments with Bitcoin directly inside the browser. Web browser Opera now allows making payments with Bitcoin (BTC) directly inside the browser.The company announced the news in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 21, detailing that Opera’s 350 million users can now send and…
  • CFTC chairman says Ether futures to be seen in 2020
    AMBCrypto - 2 hours ago
    CFTC chairman, Heath Tarbert said on October 21 at the DC Fintech Week that Ether futures contracts are likely to be seen at some point during 2020, possibly within the next six to twelve months. He did note, however, that no company has made any move to signal that they…
  • Betmatch is making the most of blockchain technology for crypto sports betting
    AMBCrypto - 2 hours ago
    Since its inception, the industry of sports betting has required a certain degree of trust as far as ensuring the accurate recording of betting data is concerned. Traditional crypto sportsbooks run the risk of introducing human error upon bet placement – whether intentional or unintentional – which can lead to…
  • XBT Analysis: Bitcoin Circling $8,200, What Are The Odds Of Hitting $9k? BitMEX Margin Trading
    Coingape - 2 hours ago
    Bitcoin consolidates gains above $8,200 as odds against its recovery increase. The incoming death cross-cloud thrust Bitcoin to $6,400. Bitcoin is still trading within the […] The post XBT Analysis: Bitcoin Circling $8,200, What Are The Odds Of Hitting $9k? BitMEX Margin Trading appeared first on Coingape.
  • China’s Cyberspace Watchdog Approves 309 More Blockchain Services
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    The Cyberspace Administration of China adds 309 more companies to its list of registered blockchain service providers. The Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s central Internet regulator, censor, oversight and control agency, has published its second list of registered blockchain service providers.The new batch comprises 309 companies that are representatives…
  • ‘Lower tier’ exchanges exhibit high trading volume
    AMBCrypto - 3 hours ago
    Lesser-known cryptocurrency exchanges have a high trading volume than the top platforms, according to the latest CryptoCompare research. CryptoCompare introduced a new grading system in which top tier exchanges were categorized as AA or B and lower-tier exchanges were graded from C to F. The research stated: “Exchanges with grades…
  • Japan’s Third Largest Bank Completes Blockchain Trade Finance Test
    CoinDesk - 3 hours ago
    The third largest bank by assets in Japan, is set to begin utilizing R3’s Marco Polo trade finance blockchain on a commercial basis by the end of 2019.
  • 4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed Blockchains
    Bitcoin News - 3 hours ago
    Choosing the right blockchain is a tough call for any development team. It’s a decision that entails correctly anticipating project requirements – scalability; speed; community; security – before a line of code has even been written. It’s no wonder that a project occasionally finds its first choice of blockchain isn’t…
  • 15 Million USD-Tether Swapped from Ethereum to Tron – Here’s How they Stand Now
    Coingape - 4 hours ago
    A whale transaction of $15 million USDT minted at Tether triggered a hype momentarily. However, Paolo Ardoino, the CTO of Bitfinex and Tether, soon clarified […] The post 15 Million USD-Tether Swapped from Ethereum to Tron – Here’s How they Stand Now appeared first on Coingape.
  • CFTC Chairman Optimistic on Launch of Ethereum Futures and other Crypto Derivatives
    Coingape - 5 hours ago
    CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert confirmed his belief at the DC Fintech Week that Ethereum futures are around the corner. In all probability, sometime between 6 months […] The post CFTC Chairman Optimistic on Launch of Ethereum Futures and other Crypto Derivatives appeared first on Coingape.
  • Top-20 Coins Trade Sideways, Bitcoin Trades Around $8,200
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    After turning green earlier in the day, cryptocurrency markets have been trading sideways, with Bitcoin continuing trading around $8,200. Monday, Oct. 21 —  After turning green earlier in the day, cryptocurrency markets have been trading sideways, with Bitcoin (BTC) continuing to hover around $8,200, according to the data from Coin360.Cryptocurrency…
  • Running Bitcoin Cash: An Introduction to Operating a Full Node
    Bitcoin News - 6 hours ago
    Setting up a Bitcoin Cash node is a fairly easy task for someone who wants to contribute to the decentralized ecosystem. There are various ways you can run a node whether it’s on a cloud, on a local machine or by leveraging a small single-board computer. The following is a…
  • Victim of $24 Million SIM Swap Case Writes Open Letter to FCC Chairman
    Cointelegraph.com News - 7 hours ago
    SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to take action against this type of fraud. SIM swapping victim Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the United States Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai.In his letter, posted by Coindesk on Oct. 21,…
  • Bullish Signals: Bitcoin Hash Rate 7X Higher Than During Its All-Time High Price Period in 2017
    Coingape - 8 hours ago
    Lujan Odera According to data provided on Blockchain.com, Bitcoin’s 7-day average hash rate is oscillating around 98,000,000 TH/s representing a seven times growth for the […] The post Bullish Signals: Bitcoin Hash Rate 7X Higher Than During Its All-Time High Price Period in 2017 appeared first on Coingape.
  • Cardano may exhibit positive break following descending channel formation
    AMBCrypto - 8 hours ago
    Cardano has been severely affected in the process after the altcoin registered its yearly-low of $0.0347. At press time, Cardano was valued at $0.0392 with a minor growth of 0.98 percent over the past 24 hours. 1-Day Chart Cardano‘s 1-day chart indicated a clear depreciation over the past few months…
  • Binance Joins Council of Internet Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Project
    Cointelegraph.com News - 8 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is joining the governance council of Klaytn, a blockchain project led by South Korean internet giant Kakao. Klaytn, a blockchain project led by internet giant Kakao, announced that cryptocurrency exchange Binance is joining its governance council.In a joint press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 22, Binance…
  • Bad for Business: How KYC/AML Makes Everyone a ‘Terrorist’
    Bitcoin News - 8 hours ago
    Two reports from risk solutions group Lexisnexis assert that anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) policies can negatively affect a business’s bottom line and customer service significantly. A recent trip to the local post office for a money order certainly had a negative effect on my own experience,…
  • Coinbase, Poloniex and Other AA-Graded Crypto Exchanges Saw a 31% Plunge in Trading Volume in Sept – Report
    Coingape - 9 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency information website CryptoCompare recently released its September report, and it has some surprising data about cryptocurrency trading in the month of September. According to […] The post Coinbase, Poloniex and Other AA-Graded Crypto Exchanges Saw a 31% Plunge in Trading Volume in Sept – Report appeared first on Coingape.
  • Michael Terpin Urges FCC to Curb Crypto Fraud That Cost Him $24 Million
    CoinDesk - 9 hours ago
    Terpin plans to distribute his letter to a major mobile industry conference.
  • Litecoin set to breach ascending triangle as buying pressure rises
    AMBCrypto - 10 hours ago
    The cryptocurrency space finally saw some bullish price action because of which Bitcoin and major altcoins prices traded in green after weeks. Litecoin, the sixth-largest cryptocurrency was trading at $55.11 at press time after rising by 2,95% on the 24-hour price chart. The altcoin was set for bullish year as…
  • WATCH: UNICEF’s Crypto Fund Plans to Pay for Internet in Public Schools
    CoinDesk - 10 hours ago
    UNICEF and the ethereum community are teaming up to help wire up needy schools.
  • Former Fed Nominee Stephen Moore Backs Fractional Reserve Stablecoin
    CoinDesk - 10 hours ago
    Stephen Moore, whose failed bid to join the Fed imploded within months, has a new plan to disrupt global finance: a fractional reserved-backed stablecoin.
  • Anti-Money Laundering Laws Apply to Crypto Too, Says FinCEN Chief
    Cointelegraph.com News - 10 hours ago
    FinCEN Director Kenneth Blanco says that the agency expects fintech firms that provide anonymous services to comply with Anti-Money Laundering standards. The United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Director Kenneth Blanco spoke at the University of Georgetown where he made it clear that Anti-Money Laundering (AML) laws apply to…
  • How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery Phrase
    Bitcoin News - 10 hours ago
    As a cryptocurrency holder, security is paramount – and you can’t be too careful when it comes to your wallet recovery phrase. Unless you want your meticulously accrued crypto to disappear into the ether (or your ether to disappear into the cryptosphere), safely stashing your wallet mnemonic is vital. You…
  • CFTC Chair Says Ether Futures ‘Likely’ in 2020
    CoinDesk - 11 hours ago
    Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert says the crypto world will see ethereum futures contracts sometime in 2020.
  • WATCH: Ecash Creator David Chaum On His New ‘Quantum-Resistant’ Cryptocurrency, Praxxis 
    CoinDesk - 11 hours ago
    We spoke with Chaum at Devcon in Osaka, Japan where he shared his vision for a more secure blockchain.
  • Ethereum’s breach of descending channel may push altcoin’s recovery
    AMBCrypto - 11 hours ago
    Ethereum’s price in the cryptocurrency market has been seeing a broad bullish pattern formation. The second-largest coin has been repeatedly undergoing devaluation and has been treading close to its support at $165. With the breach of the bullish pattern, ETH might note a positive spike. At press time, Ethereum was…
  • Canadian Terminal Operator Joins Maersk and IBM's TradeLens
    Cointelegraph.com News - 11 hours ago
    Vancouver-based Global Container Terminals will use TradeLens in all four operated terminals, including two terminals in the U.S. Global Container Terminals (GCT), a container terminal operator in North America, has joined Maersk and IBM’s blockchain shipping tool TradeLens.Adding four Canadian and U.S. terminals to the platform As part of the initiative,…
  • Blockchain Firm Algorand Announces Sharia Certification for Islamic Finance
    Cointelegraph.com News - 12 hours ago
    The Algorand Foundation announced that its blockchain platform is now certified for Sharia-compliant financing. The Algorand Foundation announced that its blockchain platform is now certified for Sharia-compliant financing.According to a press release on Oct. 21, Islamic institutions can now start using the proof-of-stake Algorand blockchain for economic exchange, stating:“Islamic enterprises…
  • Binance, Liquid dominate fiat-to-crypto trade
    AMBCrypto - 12 hours ago
    “Liquid has consistently maintained the top spot in terms of trade count over the last three months for its BTC-JPY market,” stated the latest CryptoCompare research. Among the top fiat-to-crypto exchanges, Liquid had the largest average daily trade count with 575k trades combined with a low average trade size of…
  • ‘Death Cross’ Dampens $8.8K Hopes as Bitcoin Price Recovery Stalls
    Cointelegraph.com News - 13 hours ago
    Bitcoin price is under threat as an impending death cross on key moving averages decreases the likelihood of a rally to $8.8K. Bitcoin price (BTC) is down around 1% on Monday, following a strong close to the week on Sunday with a move from lows of $7,875 to highs of…
  • Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Talks Mining and Industry Growth With Bitcoin.com’s CEO
    Bitcoin News - 13 hours ago
    At the World Digital Mining Summit in Frankfurt, Germany, Bitcoin.com’s CEO Stefan Rust sat down with Jihan Wu, cofounder of Bitmain Technologies and Matrixport. The two discussed how cryptocurrencies being used for payments is spreading and how Bitmain is doing after the bear market last year. Also read: SEC Wants…
  • Blockchain and DNA-Based Fuel Tracking Solution Launches Commercially
    Cointelegraph.com News - 13 hours ago
    A blockchain and DNA-based fuel tracking solution for fuel oil has launched after a pilot in the Netherlands. Bunkertrace, a blockchain and DNA-based fuel tracking solution, is using DNA markers to trace bunker fuel oil throughout the supply chain.On Oct. 21, in an article by the American Journal of Transportation,…
  • Price Analysis 21/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
    Cointelegraph.com News - 14 hours ago
    Several major cryptocurrencies are showing signs of a possible trend reversal. If the bounce sustains, many could become optimal buying opportunities. The global economy is on weak footing. This has led to rate cuts by several central banks across the world and many are planning to implement additional measures to…
  • Chinese And Thai Traders Stockpile Bitcoin As Asian Fears Of Recession Grow
    Crypto Briefing - 14 hours ago
    Economic uncertainty in the world’s second-largest economy may explain a sudden surge in the amount of Bitcoin (BTC) purchased with Chinese Yuan (CNY) as local traders place value into something believed to be uncorrelated to the world economy, and therefore potentially recession-proof. Data collected by cryptocurrency investment firm ID Theory…
  • Binance.US increases ACH deposit and withdrawal limit to $5000
    AMBCrypto - 14 hours ago
    Binance.US announced an increase in ACH limits for $USD deposits and withdrawals. As per the official announcement, “Following the completion of fiat verification, you will now be able to send an initial ACH deposit of up to $5,000. You will be able to trade immediately, but USD deposits will be…
  • The Chainsmokers Back Blockchain-Based Ticketing Platform Yellowheart
    Cointelegraph.com News - 14 hours ago
    Popular American EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers are supporting a new blockchain-based ticketing platform. American EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers are backing a new blockchain-based ticketing platform.Platform allows artists to control the secondary ticketing marketAlongside their manager Adam Alpert, the 2017 Grammy Award winners invested in YellowHeart, a decentralized ticketing platform designed…
  • Former Trump Advisor to Release Stablecoin Backed by Fractional Reserve
    Cointelegraph.com News - 15 hours ago
    Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore is planning to release a stablecoin that relies on a fractional reserve. A former campaign adviser to United States President Donald Trump is planning to release a stablecoin based on a fractional reserve.As Fortune reported on Oct. 21, Stephen Moore announced plans to launch a…
  • Court Postpones TON Hearing Till February, Impatient Investors May Get 77% Back
    Bitcoin News - 15 hours ago
    The New York court reviewing Telegram’s contested coin offering in the U.S. has postponed a scheduled hearing on the case till February. The defendants, Telegram Group and its subsidiary TON Issuer, have been banned from distributing and selling the tokens. Investors who don’t want to wait for the launch of…
  • Zero Interest Rates: Will The Public Tolerate Bank Bailouts Or Adopt Crypto?
    Crypto Briefing - 15 hours ago
    Banks in Europe are facing an existential threat that could soon spread to the U.S., particularly if Donald Trump gropes his way toward zero interest rates. There will be few who would feel any sympathy if banks do begin to collapse. And what’s more, the threats they face could finally…
  • Indian University Students Create Blockchain-Based System for Online Voting
    Cointelegraph.com News - 16 hours ago
    A group of students from an Indian university has created a blockchain-based voting system that enables the electorate to vote online. A group of students from an Indian university has created a blockchain-based voting system that enables voters to cast their ballots online.The voting system was developed by three students…
  • Bitcoin Surpasses 18M Coins: Reward Halving Euphoria Picks Up Steam
    Crypto Briefing - 16 hours ago
    The weekend unexpectedly brought some life to Bitcoin, as it jumped by 300$ to stabilize at $8,200 today. Altcoins are generally in the green as well, with surprising gains coming from Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV, up 7% and 15% respectively. Chainlink and Maker are also posting gains of 13%…
  • UNICEF Fund Manager: Cryptocurrency Could Revolutionize Humanitarian Aid
    Cointelegraph.com News - 17 hours ago
    UNICEF’s decision to accept donations and distribute humanitarian aid in Bitcoin and Ether proves that cryptocurrency is changing the world one day at a time. When disaster strikes the swift delivery of aid often plays a massive role in preventing disease, exposure, and the pause in the delivery of essential…
  • EOS Knights Leaves For TRON: Is The ‘Ethereum Killer’ In Trouble?
    Crypto Briefing - 17 hours ago
    After seeing developers port over to EOS earlier this year, the ‘Ethereum Killer’ of last year now finds itself on the receiving end. Popular game, EOS Knights, will be ported over to TRON (TRX) later this year.  TRON said it had partnered with Biscuit, the developer company behind EOS Knights,…
  • Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH / USD: Another $10 To Liftoff
    Crypto Briefing - 18 hours ago
    Bitcoin Cash is currently bearish over both the short-term and the medium-term  The four-hour time is showing that a breakout above the $242.00 level could trigger a major up move A bearish head and shoulders pattern is still weighing on the BCH  USD pair Bitcoin Cash has moved away from…
  • FATF Starts Checking How Well Countries Implement Crypto Standards
    Bitcoin News - 18 hours ago
    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has agreed on how it will assess whether countries have taken the necessary steps to implement the crypto-related requirements. “Given the global nature of the virtual asset industry, it is essential that countries implement these requirements swiftly,” the FATF emphasized. Also read: Where US…
  • Shrinking Circumference of Circle: A Tale of Lawmaker Feet-Dragging
    Crypto Briefing - 18 hours ago
    Circle is the latest victim of SEC foot-dragging as it continues to shrink, abandoning many of its ambitions to build a holistic world-class crypto company as regulatory uncertainty continues to undermine both its model, and the asset-class as a whole. Boston-based Circle, which began as a peer-to-peer payments technology company…
  • Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Price Analysis: What Are The Odds Of Hitting $240?
    Coingape - 19 hours ago
    Bitcoin Cash breaks away from the altcoin park reviving the hopes of hitting $240. The price is facing resistance at 200 MA while the 50 […] The post Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Price Analysis: What Are The Odds Of Hitting $240? appeared first on Coingape.
  • As Lightning’s Economy Takes Shape, Devs Are Split on Proposed Fee Hike
    CoinDesk - 19 hours ago
    At the lightning network’s inaugural conference in Berlin, the future economics of the bitcoin payment technology took center stage.
  • Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Software Startup O3 Labs
    Bitcoin News - 19 hours ago
    Bitcoin.com has announced the acquisition of blockchain startup O3 Labs, the Tokyo-based software company that specializes in developing gateways to the digital economy. The deal will see O3 absorbed into Bitcoin.com, forming a single team dedicated to creating tools for realizing the full potential of the Bitcoin Cash network. The…
  • University of Malta Introduces Blockchain and DLT Master’s Degree
    Cointelegraph.com News - 19 hours ago
    A Master of Science in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies program has been announced at the University of Malta. A master’s degree in blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is now attainable at the University of Malta.Fintech-focused news outlet CrowdfundInsider reported on the creation of the new master’s degree on…
  • Binance Announces Ruble Trading at Russian Gov't-Sponsored Event
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    Binance CEO said that Russian users will be able to buy crypto on Binance directly using Russian ruble in “about two weeks.” Binance, one of the largest global crypto exchanges, will soon add support of fiat trading, starting with the Russian ruble.Adding ruble support in “about two weeks”The news was…
  • BCH and BSV outshine BTC as Price Spikes up 6% and 7% in Past 24 hours
    Coingape - 20 hours ago
    BTC/USD’s $300 price hike overshadowed by Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin SV (BSV) mammoth 6% and 7% gain in the past 24 hours. Bitcoin Cash […] The post BCH and BSV outshine BTC as Price Spikes up 6% and 7% in Past 24 hours appeared first on Coingape.
  • What Role Should Central Banks Have Launching Stablecoins Like Libra?
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    Libra has gotten off to a spluttering start in the eyes of regulators. But could central banks swoop in and save the day? Ever since the vision for a Libra stablecoin was unveiled in its white paper back in June, Facebook has suffered a startling backlash from countries around the world. Some…
  • Binance CEO: Russian Ruble to Be First Fiat-Crypto Trading Option
    CoinDesk - 20 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency exchange Binance.com is soon to launch its first fiat-to-cryptocurrency trading pairs, kicking off with the Russian ruble.
  • Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Development Platform O3 Labs
    Coingape - 21 hours ago
    Bitcoin.com has acquired Japanese blockchain development startup 03 labs. The acquisition has been done in accordance with bitcoin.com’s vision to develop its platform as a medium […] The post Bitcoin.com Acquires Blockchain Development Platform O3 Labs appeared first on Coingape.
  • Fortnite Meets Bitcoin Lightning Network in New ‘Lightnite’ Video Game
    Cointelegraph.com News - 21 hours ago
    Satoshis Games announced the development of a Fortnite-like game with built-in Bitcoin Lightning Network microtransactions dubbed Lightnite. Bitcoin-enabled (BTC) games startup Satoshis Games announced the development of a Fortnite-like game with built-in Lightning Network microtransactions dubbed Lightnite on Oct. 19.Shoot to earn BitcoinPer the announcement, all in-game interactions between players…
  • Bitcoin: ‘Most Dramatic’ 2020 Halving Could Cut Supply by $63M a Week
    Cointelegraph.com News - 21 hours ago
    Historical evidence puts next year’s event in context as Bitcoin network’s next watershed moment. Bitcoin (BTC) advocates continue to focus on the May 2020 block reward halving this week as the impact on price becomes more apparent.Analysts excited for high-stakes halvingIn a Twitter discussion beginning Oct. 18, commentators noted that…
  • Bitcoin’s 3% Price Rise Neutralizes Bearish Setup
    CoinDesk - 21 hours ago
    Bitcoin has bounced from key support and neutralized the immediate bearish setup, though a bullish reversal is still $600 away.
  • OKEx & Malta Stock Exchange Powered Trading Platform OKMSX Expecting Regulatory Approval in Q4 2019
    Coingape - 22 hours ago
    OKMSX, a digital asset trading platform operated jointly by Malta Stock Exchange and OKEX has sought regulatory approval from Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). Most […] The post OKEx & Malta Stock Exchange Powered Trading Platform OKMSX Expecting Regulatory Approval in Q4 2019 appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitfinex Attempts to Recover $880 Million in New Court Filing
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    IFinex, the parent company of major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex filed a discovery application to recover $880 million in funds. IFinex, the parent company of major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex filed a discovery application to regain access to $880 million in funds. Discovery is a law allowing each party to obtain evidence…
  • Bitcoin IRA to Launch Interest-Earning Crypto Accounts Next Month
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    Bitcoin IRA has partnered with digital asset lending firm Genesis Capital to offer investors the opportunity to earn interest on cryptocurrency and cash holdings. BitcoinIRA has partnered with digital asset lending firm Genesis Capital to offer investors the opportunity to earn interest on cryptocurrency and cash holdings.  As an Oct.…
  • Indian Finance Minister Answers Crypto Questions at IMF Meeting
    Bitcoin News - 22 hours ago
    At an IMF and World Bank meeting, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman talked about cryptocurrency and stablecoins when asked about Facebook’s Libra digital currency project. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also addressed the subject at the conference. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case to November, New Date Confirmed Finance…
  • Chainlink [LINK] Grows By 12% in 24 Hours; Records 30-Day Gains of 42.65%
    Coingape - 23 hours ago
    One of the top cryptocurrencies, Chainlink (Link) has received a major price boost within the last 24 hours. The price of LINK rose by 12% […] The post Chainlink [LINK] Grows By 12% in 24 Hours; Records 30-Day Gains of 42.65% appeared first on Coingape.
  • Libra Could Drop ‘Basket’ and Issue Individual Fiat Stablecoins
    CoinDesk - 23 hours ago
    Under pressure from regulators, the Libra project may consider a fundamental change to the way its planned crypto payments system will operate.
  • Major Korean Banks Join Government-Backed Blockchain ID Initiative
    CoinDesk - 23 hours ago
    Institutions including the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks have joined a blockchain identity initiative aimed to securely share personal data.
  • McAfee Champions Importance of Stablecoins for Decentralized Exchanges
    Cointelegraph.com News - 23 hours ago
    American entrepreneur and staunch crypto advocate, John McAfee, has argued for the importance of stablecoins for decentralized exchange adoption. American entrepreneur and staunch crypto advocate, John McAfee, has argued for the importance of stablecoins for decentralized exchange (DEX) adoption.McAfee made his argument in a tweet posted on Oct. 20.Stablecoins as…
  • Minister Says India, Like Other Nations, Extremely Cautious on Libra
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India — like many others, in his view — is showing a high degree of caution in regard to Facebook’s Libra. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India — like many others, in his view — is showing a high degree of…
  • The Fed Just Printed More Money Than Bitcoin’s Entire Market Cap
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Fed’s balance sheet expands to $3.97 trillion in weeks as ex-Bank of England governor predicts a looming financial crisis. Bitcoin (BTC) proponents are voicing fresh alarm after the United States Federal Reserve printed more than its entire market cap in new money this month.Fed balance sheet approaches $4TAs noted by…
  • Crypto Volumes Plunged In September, Finds Report
    Crypto Briefing - 1 day ago
    The latest edition of the monthly CryptoCompare Exchange Review is out, and one clear conclusion stands out from the analysis: since August, market volumes have fallen across the board. The review examines all kinds of details about the crypto market, including exchange fee models, volumes in crypto derivatives trading, and…
  • Researchers Uncover Bitcoin ‘Attack’ That Could Slow or Stop Lightning Payments
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    A new denial-of-service attack could slow down or completely stop bitcoin payments over the lightning network.
  • Bitmain Launches ‘World’s Largest’ Bitcoin Mining Facility in Texas
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Chinese cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Bitmain has opened what it claims is the “world’s largest” facility for Bitcoin mining, in Rockdale, Texas. Chinese cryptocurrency hardware manufacturer Bitmain has opened what it claims is the “world’s largest” facility for Bitcoin (BTC) mining in Rockdale, Texas. In a news release published on Oct. 21, Bitmain…
  • ‘Is That Still Bitcoin?’ CoinShares CSO Questions Crypto Custody
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    A deluge of interest in Bitcoin from big finance may not be the catalyst for adoption in the long term, warns Meltdem Demirors. Bitcoin (BTC) may not benefit from an influx of institutional traders, a senior executive at one of the industry’s best-known businesses has warned.Wall Street and unexchanged BitcoinSpeaking…
  • McAfee Envisions DEX in a World Where Crypto Won’t Be Traded for Fiat
    Bitcoin News - 1 day ago
    In a recent video posted to Twitter. John McAfee states: “Imagine a world…where fiat currency is diminishing in importance.” Instead of pointing to the adoption of crypto by big money interests, the rogue politician and radical bitcoin proponent talks of a complete flip, where users won’t need to exchange their…
  • Japan’s BitFlyer Exchange Launches Mobile App for US and Europe
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    Tokyo based cryptocurrency exchange, BitFlyer is set to improve and ease cryptocurrency trading on its platform by launching its mobile application. The new app will […] The post Japan’s BitFlyer Exchange Launches Mobile App for US and Europe appeared first on Coingape.
  • $6,400 Beckons As Bitcoin Forms A Choppy Rectangle Pattern – BitMEX Margin Trading
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    Bitcoin risk of plunging to $6,400 becomes apparent with the formation of a rectangle pattern. Following the shallow recovery from $7,800, Bitcoin has settled in […] The post $6,400 Beckons As Bitcoin Forms A Choppy Rectangle Pattern – BitMEX Margin Trading appeared first on Coingape.
  • It’s Too Soon to Write Libra’s Crypto Obituary
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    The recent spate of bad news for Libra isn’t necessarily a death knell for the project, writes Mike J. Casey.
  • Crypto Token for Privacy Browsers Leads Gain as Bitcoin Turns Positive
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    Crypto markets which had a largely bearish view, turned positive as it Bitcoin [BTC] broke above $8000 on Sunday. The price of BTC at 3: […] The post Crypto Token for Privacy Browsers Leads Gain as Bitcoin Turns Positive appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitfinex Files for Subpoena in Bid to Recover $880 Million in Frozen Funds
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    Bitfinex has filed a subpoena application on a former banking executive of a trust company that it believes can help it recover over $850 million.
  • Facebook’s Crypto Project Head Proposes a New Stablecoins Design for Libra
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    At a banking seminar, David Marcus, yesterday proposed a plan to issue a series of stablecoins instead of a combined one. Marcus is optimistic of […] The post Facebook’s Crypto Project Head Proposes a New Stablecoins Design for Libra appeared first on Coingape.
  • Crypto Weekly: Libra Association Signs Charter, KuCoin Announces Monthly Bitcoin Futures and More
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    Key Highlights  Libra Association Signs Charter, Announces Board of Directors Stablecoins Pose More Issues Than Benefits – G7 Task Force Report Miami International Airport Welcomes […] The post Crypto Weekly: Libra Association Signs Charter, KuCoin Announces Monthly Bitcoin Futures and More appeared first on Coingape.
  • Trade Wars: Huobi Adds Support for TRC20 Tether with offer; Will it Pump Up the Volume?
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    There’s never a quiet week in TRONland, from where TRON CEO Justin Sun oversees an ever-expanding digital network. When he’s not making announcements about making […] The post Trade Wars: Huobi Adds Support for TRC20 Tether with offer; Will it Pump Up the Volume? appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitcoin [BTC] @ $2000 Predicts Peter Schiff, Crypto Experts Disagree But Still Bearish
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    Bitcoin [BTC] price has failed to break above the 200-Day Moving Average for bullish confirmation. It presented two shorting opportunities last week above $8500 and […] The post Bitcoin [BTC] @ $2000 Predicts Peter Schiff, Crypto Experts Disagree But Still Bearish appeared first on Coingape.
  • You Can Now Get a Master’s in Blockchain From a School in (Where Else?) Malta
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    The multidisciplinary masters’ program is Malta’s latest in a national campaign to become a global blockchain business and education hub.
  • Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Prices Up Amid Positive News, Bulls Target Key Resistance at $0.0430 USD
    Coingape - 2 days ago
    ADA/USD spikes by 4% in 24 hours as bulls take charge targeting key resistance level at $0.0430 USD. A break above the falling bearish channel […] The post Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Prices Up Amid Positive News, Bulls Target Key Resistance at $0.0430 USD appeared first on Coingape.
  • Grayscale Now Manages Over $2.2 Bn in Crypto Assets on Behalf of its Clients
    Coingape - 2 days ago
    Digital Currency Group (DCG) subsidiary, Grayscale Investments, grew its digital assets under management (AUM) to $2.2 billion dollars cementing its place as the largest crypto […] The post Grayscale Now Manages Over $2.2 Bn in Crypto Assets on Behalf of its Clients appeared first on Coingape.
  • DeFi Rise Continues As Babel Finance Grows By 7500% In A Year
    Crypto Briefing - 2 days ago
    Bitcoin trading volume may be posting lows across the board, but back in DeFi Babylon things are not so gloomy. Babel Finance reported a tremendous growth rate ever since the investment by NGC Ventures, a Venture Capital fund loosely associated with NEO. In the twelve months since the capital injection, Babel…
  • Token Burn Wars Heat Up as Huobi Outpaces Binance
    Crypto Briefing - 2 days ago
    Everybody likes a good supply-sapping token burn. The first quarterly kilning of native exchange tokens took place in October of 2017 at Binance, and burning is now conducted by Huobi and Bitfinex, as well as Tether when trouble brews and people want their real dollars back, among others. Binance has…
  • Tron [TRX] Up 5% Amid Rumours of Justin Sun Investing in Poloniex
    Coingape - 2 days ago
    Tron (TRX) has grown 5% in the last 24-hours following rumours of Tron CEO Justin Sun investing in Poloniex’s new digital firm.  Justin Sun May […] The post Tron [TRX] Up 5% Amid Rumours of Justin Sun Investing in Poloniex appeared first on Coingape.
  • HTC’s Latest Blockchain Phone Can Run a Full Bitcoin Node
    CoinDesk - 2 days ago
    The Taiwanese electronics giant has launched the Exodus 1s phone with a built-in hardware wallet and the ability to support a bitcoin node.
  • SEC’s Court Hearing on Telegram Token Delayed Till Next Year
    CoinDesk - 2 days ago
    The messaging app company and the SEC will now meet next February to debate the regulator’s claim the gram token is a security.

Click below to share this page...