Top 10 Cryptocurrency News Today — April 16, 2019

The TRON (TRX) Foundation announced this week that its scalability solution—the Sun Network—will launch its testnet in May and officially go live this upcoming August. 🚀

A new version of Tether (USDT), a popular stablecoin that was originally built on top of Bitcoin (BTC), is now live on the TRON (TRX) network! 🚀

Speaking of stablecoins, an independent audit of TrueUSD (TUSD) now proves that TUSD is fully backed on a 1:1 basis with actual USD in escrow accounts. 👏

Facebook is reportedly seeking ~$1 billion in venture capital for the release of its own stablecoin. 💰

Coinbase Pro, a popular cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S., has added support for EOS.IO (EOS), Augur (REP), and MakerDAO (MKR). These coins will become fully supported across all of Coinbase’s products in the coming weeks / months. ✅

Speaking of Coinbase, the company has officially launched a Visa debit card allowing customers in the U.K. and EU to spend their cryptocurrencies directly from their Coinbase accounts. 💳

Paxful, a major cryptocurrency services firm based in Estonia, has been accused of large-scale fraud due to their widespread suspension of Nigerian user accounts. Not your keys, not your bitcoins! 🤷

QuadrigaCX, the Canadian crypto exchange that lost access to $260M USD-worth of crypto due to the death of its founder, is officially bankrupt and 115,000 Canadians may be S.O.L. 🤬

An ex-Kraken employee is suing the cryptocurrency exchange for $900K USD and claims that Kraken is currently operating out of the Big Apple without a New York Bitlicense. 😲

Speaking of New York, Bitstamp, one of Europe’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is looking to expand its operations into the U.S. and has just secured a New York BitLicense. 🗽

Bittrex… not so much. 😂

According to CNLedger, the Over-The-Counter (OTC) market in China is on fire right now, indicating an overall rise in demand for Bitcoin (BTC) in China. 🇨🇳

Bitcoin Core—Bitcoin (BTC)’s most widely used full-node and wallet software—is on the verge of releasing v0.18 which will allow Bitcoin users to connect their hardware wallets directly to Bitcoin full nodes. 🔒

With the release of Opera version 60 this week, the popular web browser now comes with a native cryptocurrency wallet and Dapp browser built-in. 👛

Sparkswap, the world’s first decentralized exchange built on top of the Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network, is now live! 🔥

PewDiePie, the personality behind the most-subscribed channel on YouTube, will start streaming exclusively on DLive, a blockchain video platform built on top of Steem (STEEM), this month! 🤯

And finally, after a week-long twitter war between Craig Wright—the self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin and face of the Bitcoin SV (BSV) project—and Changpeng Zhao—the CEO of Binance—Binance will be delisting BSV on April 22. 😂


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3. KeepKey (the simplest hardware wallet, great for beginners, ~$40):

4. Trezor One (great hardware wallet for storing BTC, ETH, and ERC-20 tokens, ~$50):

5. Ledger Nano S (another great hardware wallet for storing BTC and ERC-20 tokens, ~$50):

6. Ledger Nano X (high-end hardware wallet, bluetooth-enabled, available for pre-order ~$120):
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7. Trezor Model T (high-end hardware wallet with top-notch security, ~$160):

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    ranoncopar1979 June 15, 2019

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