Day: February 13, 2020

Poloniex Platform Masters Russian Language After Leaving US Market

Poloniex Platform Masters Russian Language After Leaving US Market

Poloniex introduces “partially localized” version of Poloniex for Russian speaking users on its platform. Russia is apparently becoming a more attra ...
Historic Bitcoin Cycle Suggests No New All-Time High Until 2021

Historic Bitcoin Cycle Suggests No New All-Time High Until 2021

Markets are cyclical, and history often repeats.  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ...
Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano Suspended From Twitter

Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano Suspended From Twitter

Co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital and noted crypto advocate Anthony Pompliano has been suspended from Twitter. As of press time on Feb. 13, the Twi ...
Pro-Crypto Federal Reserve Nominee Grilled Ahead of Senate Vote

Pro-Crypto Federal Reserve Nominee Grilled Ahead of Senate Vote

The Senate Banking Committee hearing, held today, will decide the fate of Trump’s latest nominees to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.  J ...
Coinbase Reports: Black Americans & Crypto

Coinbase Reports: Black Americans & Crypto

Black Americans surveyed by Coinbase are twice as likely to have been negatively impacted by the current financial system; are also more interested in ...
Crypto Lending Firm BlockFi Secures $30M to Facilitate Mainstream Adoption

Crypto Lending Firm BlockFi Secures $30M to Facilitate Mainstream Adoption

Cryptocurrency-lending startup BlockFi has secured $30 million from an array of investors, including Morgan Creek Digital, Winklevoss Capital and Ar ...
The Four Phases of Decentralized Finance

The Four Phases of Decentralized Finance

Newcomers to decentralized finance, or DeFi, would be hard-pressed to believe how much the industry has grown, changed and matured in just over a year ...
Coinbase Fails to Top CryptoCompare’s Exchange Rankings due to 2019 Flash Crash

Coinbase Fails to Top CryptoCompare’s Exchange Rankings due to 2019 Flash Crash

Coinbase misses the number one spot among platforms on CryptoCompare’s new Exchange Benchmark due to a 2019 Bitcoin price glitch. Coinbase, one of t ...
Bitcoin and Altcoins Flash Signal That The Crypto Rally Is Coming to A Finish

Bitcoin and Altcoins Flash Signal That The Crypto Rally Is Coming to A Finish

The crypto rally of 2020 is one for the history books already, with Bitcoin and altcoins rallying well over 50% year-to-date, and in some cases, speci ...
XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash

XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash

A number of XRP traders are complaining about massive liquidations on Bitmex as the price of XRP spiked and was brought down by 56% in a single candle ...
Bitcoin is About to Test a Crucial Support Level After Intense Overnight Volatility

Bitcoin is About to Test a Crucial Support Level After Intense Overnight Volatility

Bitcoin (BTC) found itself caught in the throes of intense volatility over the past several hours, with its recent bout of sideways trading within the ...
Wells Fargo Joins Elliptic’s Series B Investment Round

Wells Fargo Joins Elliptic’s Series B Investment Round

Wells Fargo’s investment branch added $5 million to Elliptic’s Series B round, which will help fuel Asian expansion and the development of a complia ...
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Are ‘Like a Giant Garbage Dumpster,’ Says Minneapolis Federal Reserve President

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Are ‘Like a Giant Garbage Dumpster,’ Says Minneapolis Federal Reserve President

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, said on Tuesday that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are “like a gia ...
XRP Plummets Over 50% on Major Exchange, Causing Rage Amongst Users

XRP Plummets Over 50% on Major Exchange, Causing Rage Amongst Users

XRP has seen some incredibly bullish price action over the past couple of days, with the crypto’s recent break above $0.30 leading it to incur signifi ...
Bangladesh Bank with $4 Billion in Assets Now Employs RippleNet

Bangladesh Bank with $4 Billion in Assets Now Employs RippleNet

Bangladesh-based Bank Asia has joined Ripple’s RippleNet blockchain-based financial services network. Bangladesh-based Bank Asia has joined Ripple&r ...
China Takes Additional Steps to Digitize the Renminbi

China Takes Additional Steps to Digitize the Renminbi

China has been leading the way when it comes to digital payments by average consumers in the country. While such payments in the United States like Ap ...
Forget Gold, Bitcoin is Tailing Global Equity Sentiment

Forget Gold, Bitcoin is Tailing Global Equity Sentiment

Bitcoin’s correlation with Gold reached a record high at the heights of the US-Iran tensions earlier this year. As both the assets rose in tandem agai ...
SBI Crypto Subsidiary Partners With Northern Data on Mining Project

SBI Crypto Subsidiary Partners With Northern Data on Mining Project

Financial services giant SBI Holdings’s subsidiary is partnering with German tech company Northern Data AG and Texas-based data centers operator Whi ...
IRS Does Not Consider Fortnite Money as Virtual Currency After All

IRS Does Not Consider Fortnite Money as Virtual Currency After All

Video game currencies have been stricken off an official IRS guidance as examples of virtual currencies, as the agency ups its scrutiny of crypto tr ...
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Gives Testimony on Cryptocurrency, New Regulations Rolling Out Soon

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Gives Testimony on Cryptocurrency, New Regulations Rolling Out Soon

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave his testimony on cryptocurrency before the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. Mnuchin said crypto is a ...
Total Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits a Staggering $300 Billion: What’s Next?

Total Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits a Staggering $300 Billion: What’s Next?

The cryptocurrency market cap managed to reach $300 billion today, a level not seen since August 2019. Although a slight dip below this level has sinc ...
‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

Chainalysis, a provider of crypto transaction data for IRS and FBI, does not think that privacy coins are bad despite not being able to fully track ...
Bitcoin Risks 20% Drop after Rejecting $10,500 Top; Here’s Why

Bitcoin Risks 20% Drop after Rejecting $10,500 Top; Here’s Why

Bitcoin is gawking at extended losses only hours after it established a new yearly high at $10,500.The benchmark cryptocurrency on Thursday plunged by ...
OKEx BTCUSD Options Registers Trading Volume of USD175.6M Volume in its Very First Month

OKEx BTCUSD Options Registers Trading Volume of USD175.6M Volume in its Very First Month

The leading cryptocurrency and digital asset trading platform OKEx is having a great run as it continues to provide world-class trading products for t ...
Coin Ninja CEO Arrested for Allegedly Laundering $311M With Bitcoin Privacy Tools

Coin Ninja CEO Arrested for Allegedly Laundering $311M With Bitcoin Privacy Tools

Larry Harmon, the CEO of Bitcoin media site Coin Ninja and founder of crypto wallet provider DropBit, is facing federal charges related to his use of ...
DTCC Seeks Blockchain-Focused Security Framework for Financial Sector

DTCC Seeks Blockchain-Focused Security Framework for Financial Sector

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, a global financial market infrastructure giant, says traditional IT security frameworks must be updated ...
Trader Who Predicted $2,500 Bitcoin Rally Warns of Pullback: Here’s Why

Trader Who Predicted $2,500 Bitcoin Rally Warns of Pullback: Here’s Why

Bitcoin’s strong surge to kick off 2020 has caught many traders on the back foot. Case in point: each leg higher in the price of BTC has been marked b ...
Coin Ninja CEO Arrested for Laundering $311M With Bitcoin Privacy Tools

Coin Ninja CEO Arrested for Laundering $311M With Bitcoin Privacy Tools

The founder of cryptocurrency wallet provider DropBit has been arrested and charged with laundering over $311 million with Bitcoin privacy tools. La ...
5 Cryptocurrencies Making a Comeback in 2020: XRP, ETH, XTZ, ADA, NEO

5 Cryptocurrencies Making a Comeback in 2020: XRP, ETH, XTZ, ADA, NEO

Here are five altcoins that rallied as Bitcoin’s dominance rate dropped from 68% to 62% and the party looks set to continue. On Feb. 12, the crypto ...
Coinbase Custody Obtains Two Major Security Evaluations

Coinbase Custody Obtains Two Major Security Evaluations

The custody arm of major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Coinbase Custody, obtained two new security qualifications. The crypt ...