CoinMarketCap Under Fire, Crypto Index Revamps Exchange Listings

The crypto world’s most used cryptocurrency index, CoinMarketCap, has recently been under the line of fire lately for its protocols. Now, CoinMarketCap addresses issues, at least some of them. It all started with Reddit… We’re happy to announce our new subreddit! Please join the discussion at https://t.co/FQowKFktV5. — CoinMarketCap (@CoinMarketCap) July 9, 2018 CoinMarketCap Adopts […]

11 Crypto SuperHeroes!

Andreas M. Antonopoulos | Clark Kent (Superman) @aantonop Represents the best attributes of humanity and the ultimate force of good. Andreas is an advocate for spreading awareness and providing educational content about Bitcoin (and decentralized cryptocurrencies in general). He has written and published more than 200 articles on everything ranging from cryptography, security, distributed networks, […]

Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) Lead the Crypto Market – Project Updates & Big Gains

The total cryptocurrency market is booming this morning, as various crypto-positive news reports have given investors more confidence in the future of the cryptocurrency industry and market. We’ll be checking in on Stellar (XLM) and Cardano (ADA) for the latest project updates. Wells Fargo and Bank of America announced this morning that both banks have […]

Fed Chairman on Crypto: “Not Real Currencies; Lack Intrinsic Value”

Yesterday, bulls charged the crypto market, which caused Bitcoin to add $ 9B to its market capitalization in less than thirty minutes. But the Fed chairman on crypto is swinging the opposite way. Today, we’ve seen a few bears emerge from the forest. Specifically, the head of the Federal Reserve spoke on cryptocurrencies today, providing […]

Crypto Bull Run: Wells Fargo and Bank of America Patents Push Market Upwards

The cryptocurrency market is booming this morning after a slew of crypto-positive announcements have hit the media. Is a crypto bull run upon us? Bitcoin (BTC) is eyeing the $ 7,500 mark, and Ethereum is just under $ 500. Stellar (XLM) and Cardano (ADA) are leading the market today as both coins are seeing over […]

Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) Lead the Crypto Market – Project Updates & Big Gains

Stellar (XLM) & Cardano (ADA) – The total cryptocurrency market is booming this morning, as various crypto-positive news reports have given investors more confidence in the future of the cryptocurrency industry and market. Source: CoinMarketCap Wells Fargo and Bank of America announced this morning that both banks have applied for new blockchain and crypto related […]

UK Aims to Become Global Crypto Leader

UK blockchain: With its latest moves in the crypto space, the UK is well-placed at becoming a global leader in blockchain technologies. According to the group analysis by DAG Global, Big Innovation Centre, and Deep Knowledge Analytics, Great Britain has all the required resources to become a global hub for blockchain technology by the year […]

Crypto Twitter Accounts Are Being Exposed by ShillExed

On Sunday, July 15th, 2018 a new account emerged on Crypto Twitter under the handle @Shillexed and the “ShillExed” name. Within 48 hours that account had gained over 5,000 followers. This account claims to be “dedicated to exposing those who do not disclose their paid shills” which is another way to say, they will attempt […]

Crypto Daily News: EOS’s Block.one Gets Funding from PayPal and Bitmain Execs; Boeing Tests Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we will cover Block.one receiving funding from top execs at PayPal and Bitmain, IBM teaming up with Columbia to launch a Blockchain Research Center, and the airplane maker, Boeing, using blockchain technology. Crypto Daily News: June 17th, 2018 Block.one Gets Funding EOS developer Block.one has secured investments from […]

Crypto Daily News: Charles Hoskinson Wins Crypto World Cup & American Express Explores Blockchain

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the winner of the Crypto World Cup, BlackRock eyeing Bitcoin, and the details of American Express’s blockchain exploration. Charles Hoskinson/France Wins it All This Saturday, France duked it out against Croatia in the World Cup, and France won 4-2. Here at CryptoCurrencyNews.com, we held our own […]

“More Education is Always Good” – Crypto and Blockchain on 2019 CFA Exam

2019 CFA exam: “We saw the field advancing more quickly than other fields,” says Stephen Horan, the GE managing director at the CFA Insitute. “This is not a passing fad.” CFA Institute is one of the world’s most famous nonprofits, focusing on investment professionals specifically, and offering various certifications in the field, like the Investment Foundations Certificate. It […]

Crypto World Cup FINALS: Charles Hoskinson vs. Charlie Lee

It’s the Crypto World Cup Finals! And the crowds go wild! Charles Hoskinson is facing off against Charlie Lee in what is perhaps the biggest and most highly anticipated crypto competition EVER. It all comes down to this. Who will be victorious? Who will win the cup? Time to find out crypto fans! Charles Hoskinson […]

Crypto World Cup: Satoshi Nakamoto Takes Home Third Place

63 games down and one more to go. Earlier, the Crypto World Cup third-place match took place, and, after a middling match, Satoshi Nakamoto secured the title of third place. Some argue that the third-place game in the Crypto World Cup means nothing; after all, it’s not like the winning crypto player gets a bronze […]

We Need to Change the Landscape of Crypto Trading Through “Algocratization”

Cryptocurrency trading has always been fundamentally different from traditional finance in lots of ways. It’s more inclusive, easier to make big and quick gains, has lower barriers to entry, and doesn’t require huge startup costs. Maybe these are the reasons why crypto has been so fiercely and constantly undermined by the elitist financial class ever […]

Steven Cohen Invests in Crypto Hedge Fund: A First of Many?

The King has left the hedge fund building. Now, Steven Cohen, otherwise known as the ‘Hedge Fund King’, has entered the world of cryptocurrency. Yes, the headlines are true: Steven Cohen invests in a crypto hedge fund. Steven Cohen Invests in Crypto Hedge Fund Cohen, a Billionaire investor, is still technically involved in the hedge fund […]

Crypto World Cup Finals Preview: Charles Hoskinson vs. Charlie Lee

The Crypto World Cup is coming to a close, but boy, what a competition it was! Charles Hoskinson and Charlie Lee stormed their way into the finals and will compete this coming Sunday at 8:00 AM PT. Justin Sun and Satoshi Nakamoto will go head-to-head on Saturday to compete for third place. Let’s take a […]

Trump Says OK to Task Force Created to Aid with Crypto Fraud

Trump crypto fraud task force: Earlier this year, the United States government revealed that it was looking at cryptocurrencies, with a particular focus on market fraud, and that it was developing a “comprehensive” strategy around virtual currencies. Now in the second half of the year, the US government is diving even further into the crypto […]

Coinbase App Downloads Drop, Crypto Hype Fading Quick

The bear market for Bitcoin (BTC) and all other cryptocurrency has dragged down Coinbase, the US’s most popular cryptocurrency exchange. Prices continue to plunge moving into Q3 of 2018, and the exchange’s download ranking for its Coinbase app has suffered because of this. Dropping Hype The Coinbase app has fallen to the download level it […]

Crypto World Cup Day 23: Charlie Lee vs. Justin Sun

Whelp, that just happened. Day 23 of the Crypto World Cup has Charlie Lee facing off against Justin Sun and, boy, is it a doozy! In a nail-biting turn of events, Charlie Lee manages to just scrape by a win, as Justin Sun plays a messy game. The Crypto World Cup is almost over now. All […]

Hoskinson is On his Way to the Crypto World Cup Final!!!

After a stonking-ly good match that had everyone on the edge of their seat, we finally have our first victor for the Crypto World Cup Final due to play on Sunday! Charles Hoskinson has earned his worthy place with his 1-0 defeat of Satoshi Nakamoto. Nakamoto’s fans were obviously left devastated at the defeat; he […]

Litecoin (LTC) and Stellar (XLM) Drop – Crypto Market Correction

The cryptocurrency market is currently trading just over $ 250 billion and is continuing its drop from yesterday. Late Saturday the market surged nearly $ 15 billion in just an hour, reaching almost $ 280 billion but has since lost all of its momentum. Let’s check in with Litecoin (LTC) and Stellar (XLM). Litecoin (LTC) […]

Crypto World Cup Semi-Finals: It’s Coming Home…But Where’s Home?

The Crypto World Cup Semi-Finals are Here! It’s hard to believe that the Crypto World Cup semi-finals start tomorrow, July 10th. It feels like just yesterday the group stages were kicking off. From then to now, the whole tournament has been fun to watch. Mostly because it played out differently than most years. In the […]

Crypto Daily News: Vitalik Buterin Slams Centralized Exchanges and HBUS Opens in the US

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we cover why Vitalik Buterin slammed centralized cryptocurrency exchanges, the Philippines making moves in cryptocurrency, and HBUS’s opening in the United States. Crypto Daily News: Vitalik Buterin Hates Centralized Exchanges On July 6th, Vitalik Buterin spoke in a ‘fireside‘ chat with Jon Evans at the TechCrunch Session focused […]

Crypto in the Second Half of 2018: Where’s it Headed? Get Your Bets in! 🎲

Crypto Second Half of 2018: Investors were not pleased with the first half of 2018. While some focused on the S&P 500 (it’s up 1% YTD, instead of the usual 3.5%), others focused on cryptocurrencies. In particular, investors watched Bitcoin, which notched up a 16- fold increase in 2017, only to drop by 55% between the […]

Crypto World Cup Day 21: Justin Sun vs. Willy Woo

It’s Crypto World Cup Day 21. Justin Sun takes on Willy Woo and Charlie faces off against CryptoYoda. Who will move on and who will be knocked out? Today’s the final day of the quarterfinals and the last chance to take your guesses at the final two teams who will be moving into the semifinal […]

Winklevoss Twins Hire NYSE Exec to Oversee Crypto Exchange Gemini

Winklevoss twins hire NYSE executive: The Winklevoss twins have turned to an executive from the New York Stock Exchange, hiring Mr. Robert Cornish to oversee Gemini’s use of Smarts.  Gemini, the Winklevoss’ crypto exchange, has been in action since 2015, and adding Cornish to its team marks another instance of how crypto exchanges are looking to […]

Crypto World Cup Day 20:Brad Garlinghouse vs. Charles Hoskinson

Today kicked off the quarterfinals of the Crypto World Cup and boy was the competition fierce! Many big names have already been eliminated, but who will be next? Let’s find out! Today’s competitors: Brad Garlinghouse vs. Charles Hoskinson & Cameron Winklevoss vs. Satoshi Nakamoto Check out the eight finalists that made it to the Quarterfinals! […]

Huobi Crypto Exchange Launches in Australia

Huobi Australia: The world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange by its daily trade volume, Huobi, just announced that it is launching its exchange in Australia today, July 5th. Huobi Australia The trading pairs on the new Australian platform are set to be phased in throughout Thursday starting at 10:00 AM Sydney time.  The ten pairs that will be […]

Australian Crypto Exchange to Enable Ripple Trading This Week!

Independent Reserve trades Ripple: Cryptocurrencies elicit positive and negative reactions. Investors love them for their innovation and ability to make cash quickly. Without crypto exchanges supporting their growth, however, certain currencies would have gone under, mostly due to suspicion and speculation. Take Ripple (XRP), for instance. Over time, XRP has become a fan favorite, and yet, large […]

Crypto World Cup Update: We are into the Quarterfinals!

The Crypto World Cup Quarterfinals are finally here! Well, well, well we have found our final 8! This year’s knock-out stages were a lot of fun for us watching, not so much for some of our crypto players who suffered devastating defeats (Andreas Antonopoulos anyone? Satoshi Nakamoto’s last-minute winning goal was so incredibly last minute it was […]