Bitcoin P2P Exchange Hodl Hodl Raises Seed Funding From WhalePanda and Other Private Investors
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:58:06 +0000
Hodl Hodl – a global P2P cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users funds – recently raised money in the seed round from five private investors Hodl Hodl has announced the closure of a successful seed round led by crypto trader and investor WhalePanda. Other investors include such crypto traders as Ambroid, Marsmensch and two more […]
Largest Swiss Exchange to List World’s First Crypto ETP Under HODL Index
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:42:50 +0000
Switzerland’s major stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times reported Saturday, November 16. The product, dubbed the “Amun Crypto ETP,” is backed by Amun, a London-based financial technology firm, and will be listed under index HODL. It will track five major cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin […]
Shelf.Network Receives $1.1 Million Investment From Japanese Software Giant
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 20:21:03 +0000
Decentralized marketplace Shelf.Network has announced a significant partnership with Japan’s largest automotive software provider Broadleaf, startup’s founder and CEO Lasha Antadze told ForkLog. Apart from $1.1 million Investment, the parties agreed on a special distribution deal that will enable Shelf’s technology to be adopted by markets in Southeast Asia and create an automotive trade network […]
Erik Voorhees and Salt Lending Investigated by SEC – Report
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:19:55 +0000
Bitcoin loans startup Salt Lending and its former CEO, Erik Voorhees, are said to be under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As reported by The Wall Street Journal, “people familiar with the probe” are saying that Salt was subpoenaed by SEC in February seeking information on its $50 million initial coin […]
No Cash, No Pain: What if You Woke Up to No Paper Money?
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:05:11 +0000
In an paperless money environment, people would find several ways to thrive What if we wake up one day and find that all the paper money that we are familiar with has disappeared? We might shake our empty wallets but it would do us no good. Yet all is not lost, we still have access […]
Bitcoin Cash Forked Splitting Into Two Blockchains
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:54:04 +0000
A hard fork has taken place on the Bitcoin Cash network, resulting in the creation of two separate coins: Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV). The hard fork was activated 18:02 UTC on Thursday, November 15, on block 556,766 that was mined by SVPool and became the last block for Bitcoin Cash. The first […]
Binance Adds Support for Circle’s USDC Stablecoin
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:46:35 +0000
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced it will list USD Coin (USDC), the stablecoin created by Circle and Coinbase via the CENTRE Consortium. As per the announcement, deposits are already open and trading for USDC/BTC and USDC/BNB pairs will commence on Friday, November 16 at 03:00 AM UTC. USDC was launched last month and has […]
OKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine Peso
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:14:55 +0000
OKCoin, one of the world’s leading digital asset exchanges offering its services over 110 countries, announced today the launch of its licensed exchange platform in Latin America by offering fiat-to-crypto trading between the Argentine peso and several major cryptocurrencies. Starting today, traders in Argentina can deposit Argentine peso (ARS) in exchange for cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, […]
What’s Next For The Crypto Market After Bitcoin Crashes to a Yearly Low
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:16 +0000
The flagship cryptocurrency sank to its lowest price in over a year on Wednesday, November 14, with the prices of other altocoins crashing heavily as well. Amidst a massive sell-off, the total capitalization of the cryptocurrency market fell from $212 billion below $182 billion, losing staggering $30 billion in a matter of some 12 hours, […]
Stellar Overtakes EOS to Become the Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:29:05 +0000
Stellar Lumens (XLM) has surpassed EOS as the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization on Monday, November 12. At press time, XLM’s market cap, according to data provided by CoinMarketCap, was $5,1 bln, while EOS stood at $4,9 bln. Reaching its 3-month high in USD, the cryptocurrency peaked at $0.283 (0.00004430 BTC) at around 06:00 UTC […]
Bcoin Developers Release Cross-Chain Atomic Swap Application
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:40:47 +0000
On Friday, Nov. 16, the developers behind the full node projects Bcoin and Bcash announced an application that allows users to complete cross-chain atomic swaps between both the BCH and BTC chains. The Bcoin programmers have also released a guide, videos and code for beginners and experts who want to swap BTC for BCH in […]
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Thai Central Banker: A National Cryptocurrency Is Years Away
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:20 +0000
Central bankers have been talking about issuing their own digital coins ever since they first saw the appeal that bitcoin holds for many people. However, the latest indications point to it being a very long time until we will see national crypto assets coming from any stable economies. Also Read: The Daily: Teens Want Bitcoin, […]
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Report: Censorship-Prone EOS ‘Needs to Re-Architect Its Infrastructure’
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:15:15 +0000
EOS, the $4 billion blockchain project developed by Dan Larimer, has been savaged in an exhaustive new review. The 17,000-word report, based on extensive laboratory testing, concludes that EOS’s real-world throughput isn’t much better than Ethereum’s and that its consensus algorithm doesn’t function properly. “In order to succeed as a base layer protocol, EOS needs […]
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Ivy and Hiveex Launch Ivypay to Facilitate Consumer Bill Payments in Australia
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:30:38 +0000
Ivypay, a cryptocurrency-based payments platform, was launched in Australia on Nov. 19. The service — built by blockchain company Ivy in partnership with Hiveex, a cryptocurrency broker — allows Australians to use digital currencies to pay bills and transfer money directly into their bank accounts. Also Read: Islamic Countries Challenge USD ‘Sanctioning Tool’ With Planned Common […]
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The Daily: Teenagers Want Bitcoin for Christmas, Coinbase-Funded Game to Enter Beta
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:45:15 +0000
In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on the intersection between the cryptocurrency industry and gaming. A game startup recently raised $16 million from investors such as Okcoin and Galaxy Digital, while the developers of a game backed by the investment arm of Coinbase have released a new gameplay trailer. And in related news, […]
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Cryptocurrency Memes: The Only Assets That Can Survive a Bear Market
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 22:45:15 +0000
If there are two things a bear market’s good for, it’s building and memeing. Your portfolio might be down, but if you’re anything like crypto Twitter, your meme bank will be filled to overflowing with riches. Bloody markets make for marvelous memes. Also read: Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails Bears Everywhere 12 […]
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Major Venezuelan Department Store Chain Accepts Cryptocurrency
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 20:45:17 +0000
The people of Venezuela have been forced to cope with an increasingly difficult economic situation in recent years. This has led to a loss of trust in government-issued fiat by the population in a way that many believe exemplifies the need for cryptocurrency. This may account for why a major Venezuelan department store chain accepts […]
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Cryptocurrency Markets Consolidate Near 2018 Low
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:45:57 +0000
The drama surrounding the recent Bitcoin Cash fork has comprised the catalyst for significant action across the cryptocurrency market, with both BCH and BTC posting new lows for 2018 on Nov. 15. Meanwhile, XRP has again overtaken ETH to rank as the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Also Read: Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss […]
Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SEC
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:45:58 +0000
Nick Szabo invented them but has reservations about what they’ve become. Vitalik Buterin adopted them but now regrets using their name. Dangerous when coded badly, and powerful when used intelligently, smart contracts have become a critical component of the cryptoconomy. Their code serves as the bond that glues the tokenized ecosystem together. Now, just to […]
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Markets Update: Traders Expecting Major BCH Action When Exchanges Open
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:40:43 +0000
It’s been a pretty hectic week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the infamous Bitcoin Cash hash war has unfolded. Overall, the cryptocurrency economy has lost billions since our last markets update, with the entire market worth roughly $188 billion on Sunday, Nov. 18. Also read: Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide Riding […]
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