Altcoins

There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

Tetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that the total volume of active markets on Augur is, in […]

Bitcoin

Wall Street Still Throwing Billions At Bitcoin, But There’s Still A Ways To Go

Since Bitcoin volumes began to dissipate in late-2018, which came alongside price plunges, the crypto’s curious investors have sought to determine where the money has fled. For the longest time, it was assumed that over-the-counter (OTC) desks picked up where spot exchanges, namely Bitfinex and Coinbase, were slacking. Yet, a recent company update from Circle has touted […]

Bitcoin

The Federal Reserve Could Launch a ‘FedCoin’- But There’s Really No Point

It seems as if the Federal Reserve really understands the core values of Bitcoin and that launching a national cryptocurrency is pointless. Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde spoke out about the benefits of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) this November. She said that they could improve security, accelerate financial inclusion, reduce poverty, and afford […]

Bitcoin

Crypto Doom and Gloom: Banking CEO Says There’s “No Interest” from Institutions

The CEO of Revolut has claimed that large institutional clients, which are often cited as the drivers of the next crypto bull run, have shown very little interest in investing in assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Revolut CEO: Institutional Investors Show “No Interest” in Crypto While speaking at the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal this week, […]

Ethereum

Circle & Coinbase Partner Up For a Better Stablecoin, But There’s a Catch

Circle and Coinbase, two of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency companies, are partnering to improve the stablecoin concept, but there’s a catch.  The CENTRE Consortium for a Better Stablecoin On Tuesday, both companies announced the CENTRE Consortium, a joint venture that aims to speed up adoption of cryptocurrencies backed by actual fiat currencies like US […]

Bitcoin

Google to Allow Cryptocurrency Ads Again, But There’s a Catch

Google will, once again, allow advertising for regulated cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States and Japan starting from October. The move comes four short months after its previous cryptocurrency advertising ban had been instituted. Google Loosening Up The search engine mogul Google has revealed that it will be loosening up on their previously instituted ban […]

Bitcoin

There’s a ‘Concerted Effort to Suppress Litecoin Price,’ Says Charlie Lee

Litecoin creator, Charlie Lee, took to Twitter, complaining about recent efforts to “suppress Litecoin price” with FUD spreading by those “shorting LTC and… that see Litecoin as a threat.” Big Up Da Litecoin Lee had a lot to say regarding accusations that Litecoin 00 had lost its edge in an increasingly oversaturated market. Illustrating the […]

Bitcoin

‘There’s No Room for 1000x Price Increases,’ Reaffirms Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin hit back at reports he said claimed he was a “pessimist” September 11, accusing media outlets of misrepresenting his views on cryptocurrency’s future. Bloomberg Interview Raises Eyebrows In a series of tweets, Buterin said coverage of his interview with Bloomberg September 8 had been “spun” to paint an overly negative view. […]

Crypto News

There’s Still No Bitcoin ETF, But U.S. Investors Just Got a Consolation Prize

Advertisement The long-anticipated bitcoin ETF has yet to materialize, but American investors seeking to gain exposure to the flagship cryptocurrency through their standard brokerage accounts now have a consolation prize. Bloomberg reports that Bitcoin Tracker One, an exchange-traded note (ETN) that has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2015, can now be traded in U.S. […]

Altcoins

Vitalik Buterin: ‘There’s Too Much Emphasis on Bitcoin ETF’

Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by means of market capitalization, Ethereum, noted that the community is placing too much attention towards Bitcoin ETFs. Instead, he reiterated on the importance of creating ways of facilitating smaller, retail investments into the market. Following the recent Bitcoin ETF saga, the co-founder of Ethereum outlined […]