Category: News

Zcash Rolls Out New Software Client to Bolster Network Health

Nonprofit organization The Zcash Foundation has partnered with blockchain company Parity Technologies to release a new, open source software client for the cryptocurrency Zcash, according to a press release on June 17. The new software client, Zebra, purportedly exists to provide redundancy in the case of its first client — Zcashd — failing. Zcash hopes […]

Binance to Offer Bitcoin-Pegged BEP2 Token for Trading

Binance has announced the launch of crypto-pegged BEP2 trading pairs starting with a bitcoin-pegged token – BTCB. Bitcoin-Backed Token to be First Ever Crypto-Pegged BEP2 The crypto exchange giant announced the news via a blog post on its website published on Monday (June 17, 2019). According to the statement, Binance plans to offer crypto-pegged tokens […]

JP Morgan Analyst Admits Institutions are Behind the Bitcoin Bull Run

An analyst associated with the US multinational bank JP Morgan Chase has admitted that institutional investors are behind the ongoing bitcoin price boom. Bloomberg quoted Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou saying that the market hugely understated the importance of the listed bitcoin futures contracts, mostly because of the overstating of trading volumes by cryptocurrency exchanges. But after asset management […]

Bitcoin Back In G20 Spotlight As Industry Meets FATF Over Data Demands

Cryptocurrency exchanges will meet with the regulators who want to treat them like banks at the upcoming G20 Summit – but Bitcoin price has already shaken off concerns. FATF Meets Its Match As Bitcoinist reported last week, June 21 sees publication of new material from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) aimed at cryptocurrencies. Set […]

Bitcoin Defies Correction Calls, Where Will BTC Go Next?

Bitcoin’s epic weekend pump has continued into Monday as gains are holding. BTC is still above $9k but has hit resistance once again. Analysts and traders are looking for its next move and some are now eyeing altcoins for bigger gains. Bitcoin surged through resistance yesterday to record a new 13 month high of just […]

5 South Korean Crypto Exchanges Take On New Responsibility for User Losses

Five cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea have increased their liability to users in line with demands from regulators. Local English-language news outlet The Korea Herald reported the news on June 17, citing Yonhap News Agency. A year after the Fair Trade Commission requested Bithumb and four other platforms to adapt their policy, the companies will […]

Bitcoin Price Targets Next Key Resistance Level

The weekend has been extremely bullish for bitcoin price, which has surged to a new 2019 and thirteen month high. Those gains have held into Monday morning in Asia and analysts are now scouring the charts looking for the next move for BTC. Bitcoin Price Painting a Bullish Picture Bitcoin has held on to most […]

Ripple (XRP) Price Surging: Bulls Sighting Break Past $0.4500

Ripple price started a solid upward move and broke the $0.4200 resistance against the US dollar. The price rallied above the $0.4400 level and recently started a downside correction. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $0.4250 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair […]

South American Online Marketplace Working With Facebook on Crypto Project

South American online marketplace Mercado Libre is working with Facebook on the social network’s Libra cryptocurrency project, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 14. A MercadoLibre executive told Cointelegraph Brazil that the purported cryptocurrency will be integrated into the e-commerce platform as a form of payment. While the anonymous executive confirmed the partnership, further details were […]