Altcoin Aversion: Poll Shows That Two-Thirds of Crypto Investors Are Bitcoin Maximalists

The crypto community is an opinionated bunch. Everyone has their favorite coin, be it Bitcoin or an altcoin, and investors love to share and defend their opinions with other crypto enthusiasts. They also like to vote, and in a recent poll, it was revealed that the majority of crypto investors are predominantly Bitcoin maximalists, despite…

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Crypto Comeback: One Simple Chart Proves Altcoin Season Is Upon Us

The entire cryptocurrency industry is buzzing now that Bitcoin may have bottomed and a number of altcoins have started to break through downtrend resistance and cause a spike in price. The sudden, powerful rallies in the altcoin market have led many crypto traders and analysts alike to suggest an “alt season” is upon us. The…

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Ethereum Price Analysis: Ether Takes a Breather Before Constantinople

Ethereum price (ETH) appears to be taking a breather before attempting to tackle $150 and step up a level as the Constantinople hardfork upgrade looms.  Ethereum Price: Market Overview Ethereum price is going through a phase of consolidation after posting fantastic gains over the past week. 1-Hour Chart Currently, ETH 00 trades ever so slightly…

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Crypto Bear Market Affecting Venture Capital Valuations

Venture capital (VC) valuations have been deeply affected by the cryptocurrency bear market, says Jalak Jobanputra, founding partner of Future Perfect Ventures, in an interview with Forbes’ Balancing the Ledger on Feb. 11. Founded in 2014 in New York, Future Perfect Ventures is a venture capital firm, focusing on early stage investments primarily in technology…

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Bitcoin, Altcoins Are Vulnerable to New Lows, Fundstrat Warns Clients

Cryptocurrency markets could soon hit lower lows and continue their record bear market, investment and analysis firm Fundstrat Global Advisors warned in an email quoted by Bloomberg on Feb. 6. Writing to traders, one strategist at the firm, Robert Sluymer, forecast that on the basis of current performance, there was a chance Bitcoin (BTC) and…

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New Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Token Offering Introduced in Philippines

The Philippines has introduced a new set of rules governing Digital Asset Token Offering (DATO), according to a press release published by the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA) on Feb. 4. The new regulations released by the country’s Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) are reportedly designed to regulate the cryptocurrency industry and protect investors,…

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Ex-Tether Exec Joins Venture Launching Stablecoin Clearinghouse

Phillip Potter, co-founder of Tether (USDT) and former Chief Strategy Officer of affiliate crypto exchange Bitfinex, has joined the advisory board of a new stablecoin clearing house project, Stablehouse.io. The news was shared with Cointelegraph in a press release on Feb. 5. Stablehouse.io, currently under development by crypto finance company XBTO, aims to act as…

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NEM Reorganizes Non-Profit Foundation Amid Token Price and Funding Woes

Blockchain asset management platform NEM (XEM) announced it had completely reformed its non-profit NEM Foundation amid financial difficulties in an announcement Jan. 31. The Foundation, which previously had a budget with a monthly burn rate of 9 million XEM (~$392,000), now plans to spend less than half that amount, as a new streamlined entity aims…

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Tron, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Dash, Monero

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Jeff Schumacher, founder of BCG Digital Ventures, told…

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Unconfirmed: Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital to Raise $250 Million to Offer Crypto Loans

Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital is reportedly raising at least $250 million to offer loans to crypto-related firms, according to an unconfirmed report published by American news site Business Insider on Jan. 23. Citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter, the news outlet claims that Galaxy Digital is purportedly planning to close…

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ZB.Com User Accuses Crypto Exchange of Reporting Him to Police

A Chinese user of the cryptocurrency exchange ZB.com said that the exchange reported him to local police in a post on the 8btc forum, a major Chinese crypto community, on Jan. 21. In the post, which has been viewed over 12,000 times with 135 comments, the user claims that ZB.com froze his account containing a…

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Binance Coin, Cardano, IOTA, Neo, Tron

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Bitcoin (BTC) has proven to be in high…

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Ripple: Only XRP Private Keys That Used Software From Before August 2015 Are Vulnerable

Ripple (XRP) software libraries published before August 2015 potentially rendered private keys which signed multiple transactions vulnerable, Ripple announced in a statement released on Jan 16. Recent research jointly conducted by the DFINITY Foundation and the University of California revealed that a portion of Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple addresses are vulnerable. As is…

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Ethereum Classic 51% Attackers Allegedly Returned $100,000 to Crypto Exchange

The Ethereum Classic 51 percent attacker has reportedly returned $100,000 to cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io, a post on the official exchange’s blog reports on Jan. 12. The company further noted that they tried contacting the attacker but didn’t get any reply until now, and that they do not know the reason why the funds have been…

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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 11

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. When a price is forming a bottom, it…

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Altcoin Arbitrage Today: LTC, TUSD, USDT, EOS, ADA, XMR

In the world of cryptocurrency, digital assets, and tokens, making money is the primary objective for a lot of people. As such, exploring all different options is the main priority for anyone who takes this concept rather seriously. There are quite a few currencies subject to price gaps which are waiting to be explored by…

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Bitcoin Dips Below $3,700 as All Top Cryptos See Severe Losses

Thursday, Jan. 10 — all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing severe losses in the 24 hours to press time. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has dipped below the $3,700 mark, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is down over 9 percent on the day, trading at around $3,661. Looking at…

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Crypto Platform Tron Hires Former SEC Attorney as First Chief of Compliance

Blockchain platform TRON has hired a former United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) supervisory attorney as its first chief compliance officer. The company has revealed this to Cointelegraph in a press release on Jan. 9. David Labhart, who previously worked as an attorney for the U.S. regulator, will also take on the role of…

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Payment Network RippleNet Exceeds 200 Customers, Garlinghouse Highlights Fiat Volatility

Crypto and blockchain company Ripple has reported today, Jan. 8, that 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the RippleNet payment network, bringing the total number of customers over 200. The new institutions range from locations including Sweden, England and Kuwait, with 40 countries in total across all customers. Ripple’s blog post notes that…

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Japanese Banks Launching Digital Currencies Could Inspire the Traditional Cash Society

Japan is known as a land of contrasts. A country where serenity and tranquillity can be found in the middle of the hustle and bustle of large global cities, where proud traditionalism stands side-by-side with the developers and innovators of breakthrough technologies, where kimonos are often found next to the latest fashion trends. This contradictory…

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