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What’s All the Fuss About Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Why Should You Care?

Cryptocurrency trading and investments don’t happen in a vacuum- they mostly occur on trading exchanges where buyers are matched with sellers. A cryptocurrency exchange could be centralized (as in, owned by a company), centralized peer-to-peer, or decentralized. The most popular crypto exchanges in the market right now are the centralized exchanges, a function of the fact that they… Read More »

Apple’s Steve Wozniak Plans to Get ‘Involved’ in Blockchain Project for First Time

Apple’s Steve Wozniak Plans to Get ‘Involved’ in Blockchain Project for First Time Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has announced that he plans to get “involved” in a blockchain project in what is a “first” for him. The statement was made at the ChainXchange blockchain conference and reported by NullTX news site August 19. At the ChainXchange conference, held in Las Vegas, U.S. August 13-15,… The post Apple’s… Read More »

BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks

On September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions of transactions throughout the course of one day. With the BCH stress test day approaching soon, BCH proponents have been testing sending large amounts of small transactions at one time and have built tools… Read More »

CopPay Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to the Register

CopPay Adds Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to the Register   CopPay allows merchants to accept cryptocurrencies, most recently BCH and get it instantly settled in either fiat or cypto versions. With over 60 merchants already signed up to CopPay this is a payment processor going places and so it is no surprise to see them add… The post CopPay… Read More »

All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500

Friday, Aug. 17: all top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen green today, with Ripple (XRP) and EOS up over 15 percent over the past 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) keeps gaining momentum, seeing a steady growth today with its price hovering around $6,500 point. The top cryptocurrency is trading at $6,495 at press time, up around 3.6… Read More »

How a Tokyo FOMO Family Invested in Bitcoin and Lost

There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four, living in the Tokyo Bay area, in a high-end tower apartment, repaying multiple loans and having unnecessary spending. Every month the household was using up their entire revenue and they couldn’t pay the tuition… Read More »

Norwegian Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over Noise Level

A bomb threat was sent to a Norwegian cryptocurrency mining company for “sabotaging the peace” with noise this past Saturday. Kryptovault, a crypto mining firm with facilities in a number of cities in Norway, reported receiving threats after a local paper reported on its work, according to Yahoo Finance. The bomb threat said “if you are expanding crypto mining and filling… Read More »

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Poised for More Upsides

Key Highlights ETH price is gaining momentum and it could break the $304 resistance for more upsides against the US Dollar. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $295 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair might decline a few points towards $290 and $288 before climbing… Read More »

Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

Pantera Capital, one of the largest US-based institutional holders of cryptocurrencies, has already raised more than $70 million for its third crypto fund. And the first investment by Pantera Venture Fund III went to Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt. $175 Million Crypto Venture Fund Pantera Capital, a Menlo Park, California based cryptocurrency investment fund, is reportedly looking to raise up… Read More »

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Could This Be a Reversal Pattern?

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price appears to be forming an inverse head and shoulders pattern on its 1-hour time frame. This is considered a classic reversal signal and if confirmed, price could pull up from its earlier drop. Technical indicators are also reflecting the presence of bullish momentum. Bitcoin price might be forming an inverse head and… Read More »