Day: December 29, 2018

Skeptical Payoneer CEO Dismisses Idea of Single Currency Like Bitcoin as Unrealistic

Skeptical Payoneer CEO Dismisses Idea of Single Currency Like Bitcoin as Unrealistic Payoneer chief executive officer Scott Galit has dismissed the idea of a single global currency like bitcoin as unrealistic. Galit argued that he doesn’t believe countries like the U.S. will ever allow citizens to pay taxes in bitcoin […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Gains Start Lifting Confidence Among Traders

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Gains Start Lifting Confidence Among Traders The cryptocurrency economy has seen some improvement over the last 48 hours as many of the top digital assets are seeing gains between 5-15% this Saturday. The entire ecosystem of all the coins in existence has gained about $ 5 billion […]

Kraken Launches Margin Trading for BCH Pairings

Kraken Launches Margin Trading for BCH Pairings Kraken has launched margin trading for Bitcoin Cash pairings, now supporting leveraged trading for BCH/XBT, BCH/USD, and BCH/EUR markets. The exchange has also launched margin trading for XRP, now offering up to 5x leverage on XRP pairings. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Mining Showcased at […]

Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Stolen From Electrum Users, Litecoin Sponsors UFC

Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Stolen From Electrum Users, Litecoin Sponsors UFC While the holiday spirit was in full swing over the past week, the crypto industry maintained its unrelenting drive for growth and adoption. The Litecoin Foundation divulged a sponsorship with the UFC, while Bitcoin’s Lightning Network continued to swell. However, […]

From Blanket Ban to Its Own Stablecoin: How Facebook’s Relationship With Crypto Changed Over 2018

From Blanket Ban to Its Own Stablecoin: How Facebook’s Relationship With Crypto Changed Over 2018 After banning and unbanning crypto ads, Facebook reportedly proceeded toward its own cryptocurrency — and its blockchain division is steadily expanding as well. Here’s how the social media giant’s relationship with crypto has changed over […]

These Developers Claim They Can Crack Any Hardware Wallet

These Developers Claim They Can Crack Any Hardware Wallet On Dec. 27 at the 35th Annual Chaos Communication Congress (35C3) event, three individuals from a startup called Wallet Fail allegedly hacked the most popular hardware wallets and revealed their secrets on stage. According to Trezor, however, the hackers at 35C3 […]

Samsung Files UK Trademark for Smartphone Crypto Wallet

Samsung Files UK Trademark for Smartphone Crypto Wallet Electronics manufacturer Samsung has filed a trademark that suggests it may be considering integrating a cryptocurrency wallet into its smartphones. The filing, submitted to the U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on Dec. 27, reinforces reports that emerged earlier this month claiming that […]

Bitcoin Cash Mining Showcased at the Houston Rockets Game

Bitcoin Cash Mining Showcased at the Houston Rockets Game On Dec. 27 the Houston Rockets challenged the Boston Celtics. During the game’s intermission, two contestants participated in a contest called the Antpool Red Planet Race. The participants played a game that involved ‘mining’ bitcoin cash (BCH) on the court floor […]