via cointelegraph04/19/2019

Official Chinese Currency Renminbi to Become Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

Donald Tapscott, executive chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, has said that Chinese renminbi will become a crypto.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

Stablecoin USDT Launched on Tron Blockchain

Tether has started issuing its stablecoin USDT on the Tron blockchain.


via cointelegraph04/18/2019

US Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for Clear Crypto Regulations

Andrew Yang, a U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate in 2020, is advocating for clear regulations on digital assets.

via coindesk04/18/2019

As ICO Business Dried up, This Firm’s Headcount Fell From 120 to 50

Significant layoffs at Ambisafe tell the tale of another ICO services startup that got too big in 2018.

via coindesk04/18/2019

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for ‘Clear Guidelines’ on Crypto

U.S. presidential hopeful Andrew Yang has laid out his campaign's policy position on cryptocurrencies.

via coindesk04/18/2019

MakerDAO Voters Divided on How Much to Hike Fee for DAI Stablecoin

MakerDAO token holders approved a 3 percent fee increase on the programmatic loan system issuing DAI tokens. Yet token holders appear to be more divided on how high of an increase is warranted for the MakerDAO system.

via coindesk04/18/2019

Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.


via livebitcoinnews04/18/2019

EOS Price Looks Set To Start Fresh Increase To $6.00

EOS price corrected lower and tested the $5.05-5.07 support area against the US Dollar. The price is slowly moving higher and it could accelerate if there is an upside break above $5.70. There is a key ascending channel forming with support at $5.40 on the 4-hours chart of the EOS/USD pair (data feed from Binance)....

via livebitcoinnews04/17/2019

Tether-Tron Trading is Now Active on Tron’s Network

Tether-backed Tron trading is now live and available to users. Tether and Tron Walk Down the Aisle Recently, Live Bitcoin News reported that Tron was looking to push Tether – the USD-backed stable currency – on its network. As of late, the relatively new coin has been backing several stable currencies across its blockchain, suggesting...

via livebitcoinnews04/16/2019

UK’s CMC Markets Welcomes New Digital Assets

A large handful of cryptocurrencies – from Cardano to EOS to Tron – are getting a major publicity push from London-based trading provide CMC Markets. Crypto Gets a “British Boost” The platform already offers several mainstream cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, Ethereum, bitcoin cash, Litecoin and Ripple. Among the cryptocurrencies being added – aside from the...

via bitcoinist04/15/2019

Market Caps for Bitcoin and Altcoins Set to Test New Yearly Highs

2019 is looking up for the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets, with a new yearly high being put in on Apr 10.  The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has been on an absolute tear in recent months. Various altcoins — such as DASH (DASH), Zcash (ZEC), and others — saw their valuations spike ahead of Bitcoin’s newsworthy jump to $5000 on Apr 2. The total market cap for all cryptocurrencies reached over $186B five days ago. ‘A

via bitcoinist04/12/2019

These 4 Cryptocurrencies Saw The Most ‘Adoption’ in 2018

Weiss Crypto Ratings says despite the 2018 bear market, there was a considerable uptick in the usage of altcoins. The rating agency says this trend points to the increasing level of cryptocurrency adoption for many users across the globe. Cryptocurrency Sees Transactions Soar in 2018 According to a blog post published by the agency on Wednesday (April 10, 2019), four altcoin projects saw massive growth in user adoption throughout 2018. Meanwhile, at the time, market


via bitcoinist04/08/2019

Ethereum Price Analysis: Is ETH Carving a Path to $200?

Bitcoin turned the screw on $5,300 today and notched a new 2019 all-time high at $5,352 on Coinbase. The ETH-USD pairing followed suit and the top altcoin now looks ready to have a go at $200. Ethereum Price Analysis: Market Review Earlier in the week, Ethereum price marched through the $155 resistance and on over the weekend the altcoin tackled the resistance level at $165. Once above $165 it has been literally blue sky breakout

via insider.pro03/27/2019

Huobi Derivative Market Launches XRP Contracts

Huobi DM will launch XRP contracts at SGT 18:00 p.m. Mar. 29, 2019.

via insider.pro03/27/2019

Weiss Ratings Ranks XRP and EOS As The Best Crypto

XRP and EOS have received a better rating than Bitcoin.

via insider.pro03/26/2019

Binance Enhances Its Security Measures with New Partnership

The exchange has announced its partnership with a risk management IdentityMind.

via ccn03/04/2019

How Stupid Does Google Think We Are? Nest Privacy Fiasco is Flat-Out Insulting

Google has become the latest tech giant to admit that it had screwed up when it comes to doing something suspect related to one of its devices and users’ privacy. Google's Nest home alarm products are

via ccn03/03/2019

Not Just McAfee: The Long History of the $1 Million Bitcoin Price Target

There's just something about that $1 million mark that causes crypto bulls to froth at the mouth. The VP of blockchain and digital currencies for IBM, Jesse Lund, is one of the most recent industry

via ccn03/03/2019

5 Essential Tips for Preparing Your Cryptocurrency Taxes

Paying taxes on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is becoming a priority for individuals in the US after the IRS announced on July 2nd, 2018 that one of their core campaigns and focuses for the year

via ccn03/03/2019

Bitcoin Price Plunge to $1,000 is Possible, Say Traders; Could it Happen?

Since January, for over two months, Bitcoin has remained in a relatively tight price range from $3,200 to $4,000, unable to break out of key resistance levels above $4,200. Similarly, from September to November, in an

via cointelegraph04/19/2019

Overstock’s Blockchain Subsidiary Misses Target for $100 Million Capital Injection

Overstock blockchain subsidiary tZERO missed the target date for $100 million in investment, according to a shareholder letter.


via coindesk04/18/2019

Overstock’s tZERO Token Market Misses Closing Date for $100 Million Raise

Overstock’s tZERO security token trading platform has once again failed to close on a capital injection by the targeted date.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

Fintech firms can put blockchain technology to the test, but cryptocurrency projects are excluded, India’s central bank has announced.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

Fintech Firm Hopes to Overhaul Microwork Industry With Platform Built on Blockchain

An established fintech platform with millions of users is creating a marketplace in which workers can be paid fairly in crypto for completing microtasks.

via coindesk04/18/2019

NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

Bittrex is not telling the full story about its BitLicense denial, a New York Department of Financial Services official writes.


via coindesk04/18/2019

Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

The Reserve Bank of India is setting up a regulatory sandbox for fintech startups – but crypto projects are excluded.

via coindesk04/18/2019

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.

via livebitcoinnews04/18/2019

Litecoin (LTC) Price Setting Up For Crucial Bullish Break?

Litecoin price is trading nicely above the $75.00 and $75.20 support levels against the US Dollar. LTC price recovered above $80.00 and tested the $84.50 resistance area recently. There is a crucial bearish trend line in place with resistance at $82.50 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The pair...

via livebitcoinnews04/17/2019

Cardano (ADA) Price Could Rally If It Breaks $0.0850

ADA price corrected lower recently below the $0.0900 and $0.0850 supports against the US Dollar. The price traded close to the $0.0760 level and recently corrected above $0.0800. There is a significant bearish trend line in place with resistance at $0.0840 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Kraken). The price must break the $0.0840...

via livebitcoinnews04/16/2019

Tron (TRX) Price Could Consolidate Before Fresh Increase

Tron price corrected lower sharply after setting a top near the $0.0320 level against the US Dollar. TRX declined below the $0.0292 support and recently tested the key $0.0255 support area. There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance at $0.0285 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Bitfinex). The price remains...

via bitcoinist04/13/2019

Bitcoin and the Crypto Market Has Bottomed Out: Binance Research

Binance has released a report showing that there is evidence to suggest that the massive market correction of 2018 means Bitcoin and altcoin prices have bottomed out. The research also highlighted the highly correlated nature of the virtual currency market due to the “herd mentality” that emerges during the late bull/early bear phases. Data Points Towards Bitcoin Bottoming in 2018 According to the details of the research published on Thursday (April 11, 2019), the steady

via bitcoinist04/12/2019

‘Anymore of This Sh!t, We Delist’ Bitcoin SV – Warns Binance CEO

The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance has threatened to remove support for altcoin Bitcoin SV after its creator threatened to sue a member of the Bitcoin community. Binance CEO: Wright ‘Is Not Satoshi’ In a tweet April 11, Changpeng Zhao joined the growing list of crypto industry figures to side against Craig Wright after he announced he was suing a user of the social media platform, Hodlonaut, for libel. Hodlonaut, who became well known in

via bitcoinist04/06/2019

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Shadowing Bitcoin Price Action

The past week was quite entertaining and clearly, there has been a monumental shift in investor sentiment. Let’s take a look at Ethereum price analysis as ETH and BTC appear to be taking a breather in preparation for the next move. Ethereum Price Analysis: Market Review Bitcoin’s explosive move to $5,300 assisted Ethereum in its run up to $180. This helped set ETH price firmly back on the weekly uptrend. The weekly chart shows ETH

via insider.pro03/27/2019

Ledger Adds Support For Cardano

The hardware wallet developer has added support for Cardano (ADA).

via insider.pro03/27/2019

Bitmain Investors Are Preparing a Lawsuit Against The Company

User BTCKING555 has reported that the company's investors are preparing a class action lawsuit in Hong Kong.

via insider.pro03/26/2019

Japanese E-Commerce Giant Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

The company has reportedly rebranded its cryptocurrency exchange to Rakuten Wallet.

via ccn03/03/2019

Coinbase Sought Neutrino After Losing Control Over Customer Data Being Sold

Coinbase’s controversial acquisition of Neutrino was motivated by a desire to ditch its existing tech partners because they ”were actually selling client data to outside sources,” the head of sales at Coinbase said on Saturday. In

via ccn03/03/2019

Exclusive: MyCrypto CEO Weighs in on Rising Toxicity in Ethereum Community

CCN spoke to the CEO of MyCrypto, Taylor Monahan, about the recent departure of Ethereum community leader Afri Schoedon. Schoedon played a crucial role in the development of Parity wallet but has now sworn off

via ccn03/03/2019

Are Teslas Death Traps? Failing Brakes and Violent Fires Spark Major Fears

Telsa faces another barrage of scrutiny over its safety. Tesla and media outrage go hand in hand these days. It is usually because of something that Elon Musk has tweeted about the SEC, but occasionally it

via cryptotown08/09/2018

BitGo Adds Support for The MFG Token

On August 3rd, BitGo, a secure multi-signature cryptocurrency wallet platform for enterprises, had officially added support for SyncFab’s MFG Token.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

Platform Launches Leveraged Bitcoin CFDs for Speculation on Movements Against JPY and USD

A global crypto platform has launched a leveraged bitcoin CFD, enabling traders to speculate on the asset’s price movements against the Japanese yen and U.S. dollar.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

National University of Columbia Joins Blockchain Global Consortium for Science

The National University of Columbia is joining the Bloxberg global scientific blockchain consortium.

via cointelegraph04/18/2019

Crypto Exchanges Collaborate With Bithumb to Freeze Stolen Funds After Major Hack

Details are still sketchy after Bithumb lost $18 million due to a hack.


via cointelegraph04/18/2019

Volkswagen Joins IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform for Cobalt Supply Chains

Amid ethical concerns about mining cobalt, Volkswagen is joining a blockchain-powered platform to ensure the mineral is ethically sourced.

via livebitcoinnews04/18/2019

Z-Cash and Bolt Join Hands for Stronger Privacy

Z-cash is working to ensure the public can garner access to anonymous cryptocurrency. Protecting Yourself in a Digital Age We have entered an age where everyone is afraid. The online and digital payments world presents several daily threats, including malware, cyberattacks and hackings. People are concerned about both their finances and their identities, and fearfully...

via coindesk04/18/2019

Ledger and Nomura’s Crypto Custody Launch May Be Delayed to 2020

Ledger's crypto custody venture with Japanese bank Nomura may take longer than expected to launch, the startup's president said.

via coindesk04/18/2019

Binance Reveals Timeline for BNB Cryptocurrency’s Move Off Ethereum

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance released details of how its native token BNB will soon be moved from ethereum to its native public blockchain.

via livebitcoinnews04/17/2019

Litecoin and Its Potentially Slipping Power

Is Litecoin losing steam? Sixth-Largest Currency Is Slipping Down Following a stellar rally that brought the coin up into the triple-digit range, a crypto analyst is saying that the currency has run its course, and likely to come to a screeching halt soon. Cryptocurrencies have been experiencing a solid bull run for the past two...


via livebitcoinnews04/16/2019

Monero Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday

Semi-anonymous cryptocurrency Monero is blowing out the candles on its birthday cake as the asset reaches five years old. Monero Is No Longer a Baby The asset was established in 2014 on April 18, which means that in a few days, the currency will move from “infant” to “child” status. The crypto community is now...

via bitcoinist04/15/2019

Binance Officially Delists Bitcoin SV (BSV) In an Unprecedented Move

Binance has officially announced that it will delist Bitcoin SV from its list of supported tokens. The cryptocurrency exchange has given traders a one-week grace period to adjust to its decision. Binance Officially Delists BSV In a statement published on its website on Monday (April 15, 2019), Binance announced its decision to delist Bitcoin SV (Satoshi’s Vision). An excerpt from the statement reads: At Binance, we periodically review each digital asset we list to ensure

via bitcoinist04/13/2019

‘Every Exchange Should Delist BSV on May 1st’ – Says Anthony Pompliano

Anthony Pompliano is calling on all cryptocurrency exchanges to delete Bitcoin SV (BSV) on May 1, 2019, as a repudiation of the claims of Craig S. Wright (CSW) and Calvin Ayre that BSV is the “real Bitcoin.” Pomp Calls On Exchanges to Delist Bitcoin SV In a tweet posted on Friday, (April 12, 2019), the Morgan Creek Digital co-founder sounded the call for exchanges to delist BSV – the altcoin Bitcoin fork championed by CSW

via bitcoinist04/11/2019

Bitcoin Price $5,000 Support is Now Critical as Bull-Run Fizzles

Bitcoin price fell off its peak close to $5500 to head towards older $5000 support April 11 after a late fresh surge abruptly ran out of steam. $5500 A Push Too Far Data from cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, which provides Bitcoin price data often slightly more conservative than other platforms, shows BTC/USD has dropped below $5200 at press time Thursday. Bitcoin, which experienced a sudden rally of around $1300 last week, has broadly held on to

via insider.pro03/27/2019

Swiss Bank Partners with Cryptocurrency Startup to Expand Its Position in Crypto Industry

Swiss bank Hypothekarbank Lenzburg has entered into a partnership with crypto-startup TokenSuisse.

via insider.pro03/27/2019

YouTube Publishes a Malicious Ad For Electrum Wallet

Video-sharing platform YouTube has mistakenly posted a malicious advertisement for the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet.

via insider.pro03/26/2019

LocalBitcoins Changes Its AML & KYC Policies

In July 2018, the European Commission brought into force the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive which for the first time takes into consideration digital assets.

via insider.pro03/26/2019

DragonEx Users Lose Their Funds After Hackers Attack

The crypto exchange has been victim of a hacker attack.

via ccn03/03/2019

Q4 US Economic Growth Beat Even Donald Trump’s Expectations

The US economy grew at a faster clip than even Donald Trump's presidential administration had expected, according to the latest Commerce Department report which was delayed by the government shutdown. While significantly lower than Q3's annualized

via ccn03/03/2019

$46 Billion Flows into Chinese Stock Market, Should Launch Dow Higher

  Following MSCI’s decision to increase the weight of Chinese onshore shares in its widely-cited emerging market index, over $46 billion is set to pour into the stock market of China, a move that could kick

via ccn03/03/2019

Want to Insult a Black Person? Call Them a Prop; Cohen Hearing Brought Out the Worst

Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen had been on the Democrats’ most disliked list. That was when he supported President Trump unconditionally. Now, even though he’s a convicted perjurer, he’s in the good graces of his