Cryptocurrency exchange BTC-E has announced verification procedures which will make it easier for Russians to purchase Bitcoins. The service, one of the oldest exchanges on the market, unveiled a raft of updates in a post on Tuesday. Chief among them is the “non-obligatory” option for users to go through verification,...
On May 31, local Chinese Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news source cnLedger reported that OKCoin China resumed withdrawals for traders. BREAKING: We received report that OKCoin (CN site) resumed withdraws! W/d limit based on vip level, starting from 10BTC/200LTC/1000ETH daily — cnLedger (@cnLedger) May 31, 2017 OKCoin is the largest Bitcoin exchange in...
Most Blockchain initiatives have a singular goal: to introduce a new Blockchain platform - Ethereum, July 2015; Lisk, May 2016; Waves, January 2017. More recently, projects have begun to focus on launching a more Fintech-focused service linking Blockchain to gold such as Digix Global or Ether ETF, the...
The cryptocurrency market is developing so fast it is almost impossible to keep track of everything that is going on there. What does one normally do in attempts to predict market trends and make profitable trades? Well, there is a number of methods. One may monitor a variety...
Last week, global startup competition and accelerator MassChallenge announced its 2017 finalists, which includes two Bitcoin/Blockchain companies, Token Labs and Voatz. The companies will compete for their share of a multi-million dollar prize pool over the course of four months this summer. MassChallenge also offers mentorship and resources...
Donald Trump’s seemingly erroneous covfefe tweet has sent the Internet into overdrive - including the cryptocurrency sphere. Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe" ??? Enjoy! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2017 As pundits puzzled over the circumstances behind Trump’s mysterious utterance, Core developer Jeff Garzik was...
After dropping to a low of 46 percent, Bitcoin dominance (Bitcoin’s market capitalization as a percentage of total cryptocurrency market capitalization) is back over 50 percent. In a bear market, Bitcoin is reasserting itself vis-a-vis altcoins. Altcoin frenzy The frenzied demand for altcoins over the past few months has resulted...
Encryption is not just a buzzword but a critical necessity in a time when eavesdropping by state and non-state actors is a critical concern. In this sort of a backdrop, there are developments which bring the usability of Blockchain to the forefront. Can Blockchain or digital currencies and their...
Kay Van-Petersen, an analyst at Saxo Bank, told CNBC that Bitcoin price could hit $100,000 in the next 10 years. Cointelegraph previously reported that the daily trading volume of the cryptocurrency market was nearing that of major stock markets. However, the cryptocurrency market’s trading volume is still only a...
Chinese exchange Okcoin has announced it will launch Ethereum (ETH) trading from Wednesday. In a post on its website this morning, the exchange said the decision was the result of “two years constantly reviewing the viability of listing ETH and ETC based on factors including technical maturity, innovation,...