Ethereum Drops to $200 Levels as Crypto and Global Markets Crash

Ethereum (ETH) price has continued to fall after a dreadful weekend, which saw the price drop to around $ 198, wiping out last week’s gains. The cryptocurrency is currently trading slightly above the $ 200 support level and faces a nervy week in which it could drop as low as $ 170. Ethereum Drops to […]

BitGo Introduces Institutional Crypto Lending Service

The world of crypto has developed at a breakneck pace over the past few years, and in a new development, cryptocurrency firm BitGo has announced the launch of its own crypto lending service. In recent times, the crypto lending industry has grown at a decent pace, but there is still room for a lot of […]

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Crypto Capital Co-Founder Rejects Plea Deal in Shadow Bank Case

Crypto Capital co-founder Reginald Fowler has rejected a plea deal with the US government in an ongoing case in which he is accused of operating a “shadow bank” for several crypto exchanges. Fowler was indicted in April 2019, along with Israeli national Ravid Yosef, for allegedly running a shadow bank for several cryptocurrency firms, including Bitfinex […]

Binance Makes Investment in Chinese Crypto Media Firm Mars Finance

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has made an undisclosed investment in Chinese crypto news outlet Mars Finance. Binance participated in a funding round for the blockchain media firm, which brought its valuation to $ 200 million USD in what was the third such financing since Mars Finance was founded last year. Specifically, Mars Finance […]

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Crypto M&A Picks Up Momentum in Asia and Europe, Says PwC

Even a few years ago, not many would have thought that crypto M&A, or mergers and acquisitions, were ever going to be a thing. However, it needs to be kept in mind that the crypto space has grown and evolved at a remarkable pace over the course of the past few years. Nowadays, the industry […]

Bitcoin Volatility Eases: Is This Good or Bad for Crypto Traders?

One of the most remarkable cryptocurrency rallies was witnessed back in 2017 when Bitcoin managed to hit a price of almost $ 20,000 per coin. 2018 proved to be a poor year as the price crashed, but in the first half of 2019, the biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization made a roaring comeback and scaled […]

Crypto Insurance Market to Get Boost in Coming Years

Around a decade ago, something called crypto insurance would have drawn puzzlement from everyone. The creation of crypto exchanges made it possible for millions of people all over the world to buy crypto tokens with ease. Key Analysis However, the creation of exchanges also drew the attention of hackers, who have, over the years, made […]

LINE Gets Crypto Exchange License from Japan Regulators

The crypto exchange space has evolved at a lightning speed over the past few years, and much of that is due to the fact that cryptocurrencies are now traded by a much larger pool of people. Hence, there is also a need for the creation of more crypto exchanges so that people can easily buy, […]

Crypto Phone to be Launched by Samsung: What You Need to Know

Around a year ago, the notion of a crypto phone would have seemed like something out of a futuristic blog post, but it seems that this is no longer the case. If there is one thing that cannot be denied with regards to cryptocurrencies is that they are here to stay, and the world is […]

Elliptic, A Crypto Forensic Startup, Raises $23 Million USD

Elliptic, a British startup firm aimed at tracing suspicious crypto activity, has raised $ 23 million USD in a funding round led by SBI Holdings. Elliptic to Expand into Asian Markets The Series B funding round was led by Japanese financial institution SBI Holdings and will enable Elliptic to continue expansion into Asian markets where […]

Binance Acquires Crypto Derivatives Platform JEX

Even a couple of years ago, the crypto derivatives market was regarded as some form of novelty by most people across the world, except those who were actually involved in it. However, things have changed dramatically since that time as Bitcoin went on its remarkable run back in 2017 and many other developments made it […]

Japan’s Crypto Exchange Coincheck Cuts Margin Trade Limit

The crypto space has evolved at a breakneck pace over the past few years, and much of it is due to the fact that cryptocurrencies became a much more popular investment as well as a trading vehicle all over the world. While trading was always a big thing, the introduction of margin trading changed the […]

Binance Introduces Crypto Lending Service: Binance Lending

When cryptocurrencies came along around a decade ago and even when the industry went on its astonishing bull run back in 2017, the sector was still regarded as a novelty of sorts. The rise of an actual ecosystem with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at the center remained a pipe dream for most. However, things have […]

tZERO, Overstock’s Crypto Platform, Loses a Major Investor

Overstock’s security token platform, tZERO, has lost a major investor following the departure of CEO Patrick Byrne last week. Another Blow for tZERO During interim CEO Jonathan Johnson’s very first investor call in his new role, he confirmed that Makara Capital “will be not investing in tZERO right now.” However, he did mention that Makara would continue […]

Crypto Adoption has Yet to Hit the Masses: Vitalik Buterin Explains Why

The cryptocurrency industry may be popular, but that doesn’t mean it has seen mass adoption. Even Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, agrees. Speaking to The Toronto Star recently, the 25-year old multimillionaire provided reasons why he thinks crypto adoption has yet to catch on. Crypto Adoption: Why Hasn’t It Happened Yet? Yesterday, The Star […]

Japan’s Rakuten Introduces New Crypto Exchange

The cryptocurrency industry has grown at a breakneck pace over the past two years or so, largely due to the growth of Bitcoin and other tokens. Due to such growth, many companies have been established that provide highly specialized services related to crypto wallets as well as exchanges. Wallets help people to store their crypto […]

Coinbase Strengthens Crypto Custodian Empire with XapoBusiness Acquisition

Coinbase has risen to become the largest cryptocurrency custodian, with the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. Immediate reports indicate that the US crypto exchange paid $ 55 million for the assets in question. The exchange also reportedly beat investment giant Fidelity that was also in the running for the Xapo business. The acquisition comes at […]

The IRS has Words for Crypto Investors… Again: Tax Warnings

The cryptocurrency industry may still be going strong, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t had its share of problems. Nor does it mean everyone is a fan of virtual currencies. The IRS certainly isn’t, and crypto investors have learned that the hard way the past two months. Here’s what we know. IRS has Words for […]

8 Signs That Show That a Crypto Platform is Safe to Trade On

Considering the recent rise in the price value of cryptocurrency, it’s no surprise that the rate of crypto-maniacs yearning to cut their own piece of cake via trading has also increased. While this idea of ‘crypto trading’ looks lucrative and profitable, keep in mind that there are dozens of scammers masquerading their identity as “trusted […]

Crypto Mining Group BitFury to Investigate Data Analysis with AI

The cryptocurrency mining and chip development firm BitFury has announced plans to set up a new department that will investigate the benefits of ‘big data’ analysis using artificial intelligence (AI). Speaking to newswire Reuters this past Tuesday, BitFury CEO Valery Vavilov referred to big data as ‘the next oil’, highlighting the need for a much […]

New Zealand Tax Authorities Give the Go Ahead for Crypto Payroll

The crypto train has not yet stopped chugging along. More and more companies and countries are looking to get involved in the crypto sector, despite the hardships it has faced the past year. New Zealand just so happens to be the latest country, with reports coming out on Tuesday that said the sovereign island country […]

Crypto Criminals Take in $4.3 Billion in 2019, CipherTrace Reports

Cryptocurrency criminals have taken in an estimated $ 4.3 billion USD in 2019, according to CipherTrace. CipherTrace, a cryptosecurity company based in Silicon Valley, has released its Q2 2019 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Report, which is a detailed overview of major cryptocurrency thefts, scams, and fraud around the world. The firm’s Q1 report estimated that […]

Is Ethereum (ETH) No Longer a Crypto Trader Favorite?

The cryptocurrency market has been in existence for long enough to now result in the reversal of a status quos that has been in place for years and something of that nature is now happening with Ethereum (ETH). Back in 2017, when the entire crypto market was making enormous gains, and Bitcoin was reaching new […]

Congressman Ted Budd Brings Back the Crypto Tax Bill

North Carolina Congressman Ted Budd has introduced a tax bill in the United States House of Representatives seeking to refine cryptocurrencies’ treatment by the Internal Revenue Services. The bill will amend the Code allowing the exclusion of losses or gains on similar crypto transactions. Reviewing the Internal Revenue Code The bill has been called the […]

ECB Boosts Crypto Surveillance to Monitor the Market Closely

There is no doubt that cryptocurrencies have come a long way over the past few years and are now legitimately regarded as an important corner of the global financial market. However, it is also important to note, that with the rise in popularity, regulations also become a reality, and that is something plenty of regulators […]

MasterCard to Build Crypto and Wallet Products: Team Members Wanted

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE:MA) is planning to venture into the cryptocurrency space with a focus on creating a crypto team of 28 cryptocurrency professionals that will spearhead the development of cryptocurrency and wallet products. Recruiting of Crypto Experts On MasterCard’s website, under the career tab, the company notes that it is seeking individuals who will fill […]

Crypto Derivative Platform FTX Introduces Alternative to Short Alts

CoinDesk reports that new crypto derivatives platform FTX has launched one of the most abstract and strangely-named futures index fund in the cryptocurrency market. The index, dubbed Shitcoin Index Perpetual Futures or SHIT-PERP, is a 58 low market cap coins index. It is flanked by other low-cap indices ALT-PERP and MID-PERP and includes projects such […]

Grayscale Investments to Make Biggest Transfer in Crypto History

According to Forbes, Bitcoin and cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments is about to make the biggest transfer in cryptocurrency history. The asset manager is planning on moving billions of dollars worth of holdings today, and the destination is US crypto wallet and trading platform Coinbase. Should the transfer go off without a hitch, it will […]