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Steve Wozniak comes after YouTube over BTC giveaway scams

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one of 18 people suing YouTube and its parent company Google over its alleged laxity in dealing with digital currency scams using influential people’s images. BTC giveaway scams on YouTube have become worryingly common nowadays. The scams use videos and images of celebrities including Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, […]

2 Platforms Where US Investors Can Trade Tether (USDT) With Zero Fees

Zero-fee trading has been taking traditional equity markets by storm, as major brokerage firms adopt the model to stay competitive. While this is quickly becoming the standard for stock trading, most crypto exchanges rely on fees, and brokerage firms are still few and far between. Given that American investors are blocked from using many of […]

OKEx Partners With Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX

CoinDCX one of the largest trading and liquidity aggregator platform announces its partnership with a leading global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx. OKEx cryptocurrency exchange is headquartered in Malta which provides digital assets trading services like fiat-to-token, token-to-token, futures, options, and derivatives trading to users globally. CoinDCX announced the partnership with OKEx along with the launch of […]

Trader places $1.5 million bet on Ethereum rising to $600 by March

More than $1.5 million has been placed on an Ethereum March 2020 call option with strikes at both $520 and $600. The bet means that the trader, or group of traders, believes Ethereum will surge by more than 250% in the next six weeks. Ethereum famously rallied to an astonishing all-time high of $1,425 in […]

Binance Adds Support For Norwegian Kroner (NOK) and Croatia Kuna (HRK) Fiat Currencies

Serving the global crypto arena with its revolutionary offerings and world-class services, Binance cryptocurrency exchange is all set to facilitate new fiat gateways in its network. According to the latest announcement made by the Binance, customers will now be able to enjoy trades using Norwegian Kroner (NOK) and Croatia Kuna (HRK). By lending support to […]

Analysts Expect Ethereum (ETH) Price to Explode To $200: Here’s Why

Over the past week, Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH), and other leading digital assets have finally begun to stall. The price of these assets have tanked across the board, losing around 10% since the highs put in last week. As of the time of writing this, Bitcoin is changing hands for $8,500 and ETH is trading for […]

The Five Questions to Consider Before Investing in Blockchain

There are more than 1500 cryptocurrencies in circulation at this time, a staggering amount considering the average person only knows the basics about the big options like Bitcoin BTC, -0.20% or Ethereum ETH, 0.68%. When it comes to investing in smaller projects, it can be daunting and confusing to know what’s a good investment. Blockchain […]

What is Bitcoin Halving?

The first thing that needs defining is what Bitcoin halving really is? Bitcoin halving is when rewards given to miners for securing the network are cut down by 50%. Halving happens every 210,000 blocks (approximately every 4 years). Currently, a reward for solving a Bitcoin block (every 10 minutes) is 12,5 BTC. After the next […]

EU authority planning legal framework for crypto in 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced plans for a new legal framework governing the cryptocurrency sector, as part of its focus for the new year. The authority, which is responsible for overseeing financial regulation within the EU, said it would push for a new framework for regulating the cryptocurrency industries, as one […]

Bitcoin Bitwala Advances DeFi Initiative and now Supports Ether (ETH)

Support for Ether (ETH) As part of larger efforts to support the growth of the decentralized financial (DeFi) ecosystem, Bitwala, Europe’s pioneer bitcoin bank is now supporting ether (ETH), the native altcoin of the Ethereum smart contracts blockchain network. Though Bitwala has been existing since 2015, bitcoin has been the only cryptoasset supported by the […]

How to make a Bitcoin conversion

There may come a time when you need to convert your Bitcoin into fiat or another cryptocurrency. Perhaps you want to realise a profit, simply need the cash, or believe another cryptocurrency offers more potential. There are several different ways you can sell Bitcoin, and there are also lots of exchanges that enable you to […]

The 7 Best Bitcoin Wallets That You Should Use For Storing BTC

1. Ledger Nano X Ledger Nano X is a hardware wallet from a French start-up. This is the most modern and functional Bitcoin wallet that you can purchase in 2019. This hardware wallet works with desktop and mobile and comes with in-built battery.  From the security perspective, it has 2 chips (1 is for secure element) […]

Russia’s Largest Darknet Market Is Planning Its Own Initial Coin Offering

In a bold move Hydra, reportedly Russia’s largest darknet market, has revealed it’s planning its own initial coin offering (ICO) to fund a global expansion. According to an investment memorandum, first spotted by Russian news outlet Forklog, Hydra plans to raise $146 million through its ICO, which is set to start on December 16. Its tokens will be […]

Bitcoin wallets reach new record

The amount of Bitcoin wallets containing any amount of balance has reached a new record. In November 2019 there were more than 28 393 000 wallets containing bitcoins. The previous peak occurred in January 2018, when there were nearly 10 000 wallets less. The peak was also achieved as a result of a heavy price bubble, […]

Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, a crypto asset market analysis firm, the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold any amount of satoshis reached a new all-time high between October and November 2019. According to the data, more than 28,393,045 addresses held some balance of bitcoin in that period, eclipsing a previously achieved all-time high […]

‘DNA-of-Things’ Technology Can Store Bitcoin Passwords in Everyday Objects

The process conceptually is straightforward. As DNA consists of four bases, adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C) and thymine (T), an algorithm can be used to convert digital information of ones and zeroes into sequences of these DNA bases called oligos. The researchers first detail how they were able to encode a “Stanford Bunny” with […]

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