Treat Bitcoin Like Switzerland Does, Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tells Central Bank Zimbabwe’s new finance minister said the country should embrace Bitcoin at state level in a manner similar to Switzerland, local media outlet IT Web Africa reports Monday, September 17. Citing the Swiss central bank’s “investment and understanding” in Bitcoin, Mthuli Ncube said he would call on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)… […]
Industry buzz surrounded Ethereum this week as community members await the next stage of the coin’s development. The protocol also served as the jumping-off point for a new fully regulated stablecoin. Also in regulation, a New York judge issued a ruling this week that, if held up by a jury in court, could set a […]
Bitcoin bull and highly cited cryptocurrency proponent Mike Novogratz called “bottom” this week on Twitter. On Friday, Bitcoin’s market performance and key market reversal indicated a possible turning point. What will Monday bring? Is the market still too bearish? Bitcoin Could Have Oversold According to a Friday report from Bloomberg, a key market sign — the Williams %R […]
Even if ethereum succeeds as a smart contracts platform, its cryptocurrency might still fail as a long-term store of value, writes Michael J. Casey.
Ten years have gone by since the world witnessed a major financial collapse of the banking space, and also the birth of Bitcoin. Here a look at the journey of digital assets so far. The post 10 Years Post the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, Here’s a Look where Bitcoin Stands Today appeared first on […]
The fact of the matter is that many of us know more about Bitcoin (BTC) and the rest of our favorite digital assets, than we know about our local fiat currencies. We simply found our local currency being used and went along with the story that it was how the world operated. We embraced the […]
European entrepreneur, engineer-innovator Martin Kuvandzhiev will share his unique experience with the participants on the international forum Blockchain Life 2018. Martin is known as the co-founder of the most decentralized crypto currency among bitcoins – Bitcoin Gold (hardfork bitcoin, included in TOP-30 Crypto-Coinmarketcap), founder of Cryptoapps Ltd, a member of the Board of Block projects […]
EF Hutton’s parent company, HUTN, Inc., along with some of its subsidiaries announced in a Sept 11 press release they planned to enter the cryptocurrency business with “multiple instruments, coins, and tokens.” The No-Whitepaper Fundraise HUTN Inc., the parent of EF Hutton Inc., plans to raise $60 million from issuing cryptocurrencies, the firm said in […]
The virtual machine that allows ethereum to compute everything in a decentralized way is getting a massive overhaul.
Bitcoin is making a slow and steady recovery toward $7,000. Has bearish market sentiment alleviated? Or, are the current gains simply the result of a market-wide oversold bounce? On Thursday, BTC broke through the $6,450 resistance and proceeded to reach a weekly high just shy of $6,600. This was prior to a brief pullback to […]
As a follow-up to last week’s Bitcoinist article on sh*tcoins and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Bitcoinist looks at crypto researcher Steven Zheng’s numbers, successful-to-unsuccessful ICO ratio, and more. From Lowest to Highest Returns of Investment (ROI) Bolenum likely probably bound to fail after raising only $18,500 during August 2017. At the same time, the second most fruitful […]
On 12th September, a New York-based cryptocurrency platform, Gemini Exchange commented on a request written by a Twitter user on one of its posts. Here, the user inquired about the listing of Litecoin [LTC] on Gemini. To this, the official Twitter handle of Gemini Support replied, stating that it is soon to bring LTC to […]
Amid regulatory uncertainty, the ICO industry has all but cut off retail investors. But will a new model open it up again? Civil is testing it.
Although the collective value of all crypto markets is only a tad above its year-to-date low, institutions still seem poised to tackle digital assets head on, with an array of Wall Street giants making meaningful moves throughout the past week. BitGo Receives U.S. Regulatory Approval To Launch Custody Solution On Thursday, CNBC divulged that BitGo, a well-known […]
The recently concluded Coinsbank Blockchain Cruise saw a lot of cryptocurrency luminaries speak on the fintech industry and digital assets. Roger Ver, the CEO of Bitcoin.com gave his perspective on Bitcoin [BTC], market adoption and Bitcoin Cash [BCH]. Roger Ver stated that one of the most important reasons why he got into cryptocurrencies was because […]
FOMO Moments Markets are pretty flat this Saturday; Tezos, Monero, and Nano are having a good start to the weekend. Crypto markets have remained steady as we enter the weekend. No more gains have been made but they haven’t dumped again either. Total market capitalization has remained above $200 billion for the time being. Bitcoin […]
Earlier this week, the crypto market seemed to be initiating a strong corrective rally, as Bitcoin breezed past $6,500. However, in the past 24 hours, the crypto market demonstrated a slight decline in value from $204 billion to $198 billion, as small market cap cryptocurrencies and tokens struggled to maintain momentum. While the crypto market […]
It often feels like the whole world of crypto is going to hell in a hand-basket. Perhaps we should take refuge in the knowledge that blockchain courses at universities are as popular as ever. Supply and Demand According to a recent study, 9 percent of US undergraduates at universities throughout the globe polled had already taken […]
Google’s email security lead Mark Risher, who oversees email fraud, abuse and identity issues, spoke about how people had to readdress the issue regarding threats to their email accounts, in a recent interview with CNBC. He spoke about individuals bragging about holding a lot of Bitcoin [BTC]s on various public message boards and how that could make […]
Chen Min, the former chief chip maker at Bitcoin mining chip developer Canaan Creative, is turning her attention to Ethereum. Announcing her venture at the Ethereum Classic Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Chen’s new company, Linzhi, will focus on building cryptocurrency mining devices, and its first official products are a series of application-specific integrated circuit […]
The altcoin market is stabilizing and poised to add more over the weekend due to specific candlestick formations in EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Tron. That’s on top of favorable altcoins news that continues to trickle. Of all the coins under our review, Stellar Lumens price is slow to pick up and still trading below 25 […]
Tether, despite questions surrounding its finances, remains the dominant stablecoin. Following a recent announcement, is that starting to change?