Nick Chong · 2 days ago · 2 min read
Bitcoin › New York › Adoption
After hitting a low of $6,850 earlier this year, Bitcoin experienced a resurgence in the past month as prices climbed back to $9,950.
While on the surface, cryptocurrency exchanges may resemble stock markets in some ways — matching buyers with sellers and publishing prices — when examined closely, they differ quite vastly in terms of their overall associated risks and functionality.
Stellar › Altcoins
Developers of Kin, the altcoin that facilitates transactions within the Kik ecosystem, are planning a fork from Stellar to steer clear of potential issues of scalability and high transaction fees.
Bitcoin › Uncategorized
“Enough already” was the blunt message billionaire Mike Novogratz had for the @Bitcoin Twitter account, whose latest tweets showcase its handlers affinity for the ongoing “Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin” rally.
Tether › Binance › Altcoins
Binance announced yesterday via its official Twitter handle that it added a Ripple/Tether trading pair to its exchange platform.
On Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council unanimously voted in favor of evaluating the benefits of a pilot venture that aims to deploy blockchain technology to raise funds for local community initiatives.
The start of this month saw many big-league names from the blockchain space including venture capitalist Tim Draper and Hashgraph CEO, Mance Harmon, head to the Crypto Invest Summit that took place in Los Angeles between May 1-2.
India · Venezuela › Adoption
In the midst of Venezuela’s ongoing economic crisis, President Nicolas Maduro has taken yet another controversial step to promote the nation’s very own blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Petro, by offering the Indian government a 30% discount on crude oil prices ‘if’ the Southeast Asian nation agrees to make the exchange via Petro tokens.
Bitcoin › Regulation
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Market debuts are always ridden with an element of uncertainty and doubt but Ethereum-based cryptocurrency exchange, Airswap, managed to rope in more than $1 million in transactions on its very first day of operations.
Binance › Adoption
Deutsche Bank’s net profit results for this year’s first quarter are in and not surprisingly, Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has surpassed the German financial institution in its overall profit yield.
IOTA › Altcoins
With “blockchain technology” grabbing most of the headlines when it comes to crypto-innovation, IOTA is offering users with an all-new digital framework that promises to introduce a similar level of innovation but within a much larger, industrial scale.
Ethereum › Uncategorized
Popular web-wallet hosting service MyEtherWallet (MEW) announced via a tweet this morning that a couple of its DNS registration servers had been hijacked by third-party actors.
Ethereum › Academia
Decentralization is central to the security of a network and since Bitcoin is a pioneer in this domain, most people assume the currency to possess one of the most secure blockchains in the market today.
As per a new decree, the Polish Finance Ministry has now brought into effect an all new law that requires every cryptocurrency transaction to be subject to a flat 1% economic tax levy.
In an extremely confounding move that will further restrict the financial rights of its users, PayPal issued a statement announcing that as of April 19, it will initiate a number of changes that will aim to introduce more transparency within the company’s internal monetary dealings.
Bitcoin › Mining
As per research conducted by Morgan Stanley’s crypto-analysis team, Bitcoin miners will most likely find their efforts to be fruitless unless the currency stays above the $8,600 value point.
Ethereum › Adoption
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in conjunction with the University of Akron (UA) has just initiated a new research program that will see the two scientific powerhouses come-together to implement Ethereum-based blockchain technology for the purposes of space communication and navigation.
Binance › Coinbase › San Francisco › Regulation
Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General for the state of New York, recently commenced proceedings for a major probe that will scrutinize the daily trade activities of many of the top cryptocurrency exchanges operating within the state today.