Acquiring Crypto: Simple Steps to Buying Your First Bitcoin

There’s a good chance you’ve talked to a friend about Bitcoin. Or maybe heard about this “crazy digital currency” in the news, but haven’t tried to obtain any because you think it might be difficult. These days, acquiring cryptocurrency is actually very easy, with various avenues you can take to purchase your first coins. The…

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XRP and the XRP Ledger fully explained by Ripple CTO David Schwartz

The cryptocurrency market’s shift in behavior has been the key point of discussion amongst a lot of luminaries in the crypto space. Out of the cryptocurrencies that suffered the brunt of the bear, XRP witnessed one silver lining by overtaking Ethereum [ETH] to become the second largest cryptocurrency on the charts. XRP and the XRP…

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Venezuela Files Complaint With WTO Regarding US Sanctions Against Petro

Venezuela believes the US is unfairly targeting its national cryptocurrency. Venezuela has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming that current US sanctions on the country violate a number of WTO rules and regulations. The complaint asserts that the “coercive trade-restrictive measures” placed on Venezuela’s national cryptocurrency, the petro, are non-pursuant with…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Losses Coincide with China’s New Policies

Bitcoin Price slow down after sinking 10 percent China introduces new privacy quashing blockchain rules Trading volumes steady but bearish Even though today’s losses are low, there is hope for traders as long as Bitcoin prices are oscillating above $3,700. Drops below this minor support line could trigger sells towards $3,220 or lower in the…

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European Financial Watchdogs Ask For Cryptocurrency And ICO Regulations

The EBA looks to even the playing field across the EU, while the ESMA worries about mass crypto adoption. The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have both published reports today, January 9, calling for a European Union-wide approach to cryptocurrency and ICO regulation to help ensure investor protection….

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Distributed Digest: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Veil prediction market platform is launching on the Ethereum mainnet soon, a tutorial to quickly deploy the Görli testnet is out, and ShapeShift is feeling the effects of crypto winter. Your daily distillation of crypto news for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Let’s Meet Veil Launching on the Ethereum mainnet on Tuesday, January 15, is…

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SafeCharge Posts Record Revenues in the Final Quarter of 2018

SafeCharge is the next company from the industry to report record revenues in the final quarter of last year. The payment service provider managed to outperform its management’s expectations. The company posted a pre-close trading update on its investor relations website this morning. The strong momentum which the company guided the market on in November…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX $800 million Away from the Top 4

Tron Price add to their gains, surge 44 percent from last Wednesday Questions linger on whether proof of work alternatives truly embody blockchain principles Transaction volumes on the rise, daily printouts exceed recent averages TRX is back to the top 10 and is a top performer adding 44 percent in the last week. With trend…

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Virtu Financial Triples its Revenues in Final Quarter of 2018

High frequency trader (HFT) and market making firm Virtu Financial (Virtu) released preliminary financial results for the final quarter of 2018 on Tuesday evening. The New York-based firm said that it expects revenues to reach between $424 million and $447 million. Discover iFX EXPO, Your Gateway to Asian Markets! Unsurprisingly, the bulk of that cash came…

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Distributed Digest: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Steemit.com blocks hackers for violating its terms of service, Coin Metrics research shows a significant decline among major Bitcoin mining pools, and the Status desktop alpha is out in the wild. Your daily distillation of crypto news for Tuesday, January 8, 2019: Steemit.com Resists “The Dark Overlord” The Steem social media site, Steemit.com, recently banned…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC at $6,000 Ideal, Bulls Vibrant

Bitcoin Price is up 8.6 percent at the time of press and firm above $4,000 Unverified sources indicate that Japan FSA gauging interest in Bitcoin ETF Trade volumes light and BTC/USD ranging in lower time frames Overly, the crypto sphere is vibrant. Lifting enthusiasm is bulls’ resilience and ability to maintain prices above $4,000 even…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bulls Soar, Next Target $4,500

Bitcoin price is trading above the psychological $4,000 mark. Prices are held within a $800 range with upper limits at $4,500 BitFinex and ETHFinex under maintenance DX Exchange rolls out, support Bitcoin Still, Bitcoin prices are consolidating within an $800 but likely to break above $4,500 triggering conservative traders into action. Because of the ongoing…

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Ripple and XRP would develop explosively in the future, says Japanese lawmaker and ex-banker

Takeshi Fujimaki, an former banker turned politician and a representative of one of the largest opposition political party Nippon Ishin, expressed his views on the future of cryptocurrencies, especially about XRP and Ripple’s developments, in a recent twitter thread. The lawmaker sent out a barrage of tweets on how cryptocurrency-related experiments are being conducted all over…

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XRP’s tweet volume has a stronger correlation to its trading volume than Bitcoin [BTC] or Ethereum [ETH]

XRP community is one of the most active and passionate crypto-community in the space and according to data from “The Tie”, XRP’s Tweet volume is directly correlated to the Trade volume of XRP. In addition, XRP has the strongest correlation when compared to the dominant cryptocurrency, Bitcoin or Ethereum. The Tie tweeted: “Interesting look at…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX Well Positioned for 4 Cents, BitTorrent Tokenize

Latest Tron News Stellar and Tron Twitter armies may be feuding, but the truth is that these two platforms have different objectives. Like we have mentioned before, Tron is working overtime, drafting engineering and opening virtual offices across the world as they strive to create a blockchain based free content entertainment system. Their goal is…

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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Liquidating Below 40 Cents, Venture Capitalist Optimistic

Latest Ripple News The crypto market may be reeling from the pounding of last year, but Fred Wilson, a Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures, is optimistic. In his view, he expects the expansion of the global market to buoy cryptos helping actualize dashed promises of 2018. Citing potential market-moving macros as a slowdown in…

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Bitcoin’s Proof of Keys Day Begins With Industry-Wide Support

In addition to being Bitcoin’s 10th birthday, Jan. 3, 2019 will go down in history as being the crypto world’s inaugural Proof of Keys day. The initiative, conceived by Trace Meyer just weeks ago, has drawn broad support from cryptocurrency influencers and businesses. Over the past 24 hours, crypto companies have tweeted their encouragement for…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX Print Higher, ERC-20 Tokens Now “Artifacts”?

Latest Tron News By destroying an additional 182 million TRX ERC-201 tokens, Justin Sun is confirming his distaste of ERC-20 tokens. Back in November 2018 when he announced on Twitter that the platform has burnt $800 million worth of ERC-20 tokens, he let the whole know of his sentiment although Ethereum was where Tron steadied…

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XRP worth over $750 million moved between multiple accounts; follows the path taken by Coinbase

The start of the year saw massive shifts in the cryptocurrency industry with price hikes being a staple across the charts. XRP, which had created ripples in the industry in 2018, looks to be doing the same thing this year with recent news showing massive movement in the cryptocurrency. Reports show that XRP worth more…

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Ethereum [ETH] overtakes XRP to become second-largest cryptocurrency on the charts

The New Year 2019 has started off with frantic movement in the cryptocurrency industry. On January 2, the first major development of the year occurred with Ethereum [ETH] overtaking XRP on the cryptocurrency charts. XRP, which had held the number 2 position for several weeks, has ceded the position to Ethereum, which has been steadily…

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