Australian crypto dealer sued for losing clients’ $14 million

An Australian crypto dealer faces charges in the country’s supreme court after losing his clients more than AU$20 million ($14 million). The dealer, Stefanos Papanastasiou is renowned as the crypto guy for Australia’s infamous drug dealing former football coach, Mark ‘Bomber’ Thompson. Papanastasiou, also known as Papas, got into the crypto game in 2017, a…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Poised For A Big Rally Past $4,000 As Bulls Regain Control

Bitcoin (BTC) is ready to shoot strongly above the $4,000 mark as price faces oversold conditions short term. The 4H chart for BTC/USD shows that the price still has to rally towards the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level before a potential rejection. If the price does not stop there, we could see it rally all the…

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: ETH Primed For Further Gains

ETH price broke a major resistance area near $133-134 to climb higher against the US Dollar. The price settled above the key $134 resistance to move into a positive zone. There was a break above a major contracting triangle with resistance at $133 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair…

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This Week in Crypto: Over 3 million stores targeted for Massive XRP adoption, Forte and Ripple to Invest $100 Million On Mainstream Blockchain Games, Stellar (XLM) Gets Listed on Coinbase Pro And More

This week could be described as Ripple week. With so many significant happenings concerning the project, this is arguably the week with the most news on Ripple (XRP). In today’s summary, we have handpicked the most interesting of the stories for you to have a look and possibly go back to read the full stories….

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Waves Seeks $120 Million in Second Investment Round for Vostok Project – BTCMANAGER

Waves wants to create the backbone of the next-generation digital landscape and is seeking $120 million investment for the Vostok project. It is a universal blockchain solution that will bring scalable digital infrastructure that’s tailor-made for large enterprises and public institutions. This according to an official press release, March 14, 2019. An Opportunity to Enter…

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Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Hype at SXSW Offers Investors a Bullish Case for the Markets

Ever since Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets went spiraling downwards in late-2017 and early-2018, investor’s sentiment has grown to be strongly linked to price action, and as such, the sentiment of most neophyte investors that have been burned by the persisting bear market remains in the gutter. Despite this, the sheer amount of hype…

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French court clerks to use blockchain based platform for operations

Commercial court clerks in France will soon start recording changes relating to companies’ legal status using a blockchain based platform. According to the official announcement made on March 14, court clerks will start using a blockchain-based platform aimed to increase transparency and efficiency in legal transactions that are related to the lifecycle of companies in…

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Interest in OTC Trading May Become the Springboard for the New Cryptocurrency Market Boom

Over-the-counter trading in digital assets is rapidly gaining popularity with the crypto market players. ICOBox experts believe that the current excitement about OTC trading can be compared to the hype surrounding ICOs in late 2017 – first six months of 2018 and that it may easily trigger the new wave of investors’ interest in the…

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Dutch startup Finturi raises €2 million for blockchain and AI platform

Finturi has raised €2 million ($2.26 million) to develop its blockchain and AI platform. Based in The Hague, Netherlands, the startup is just one of the hundreds that have sprung up in the country utilizing blockchain technology to revolutionize business operations. Finturi applies blockchain technology to help businesses access financing against their invoices. It also uses…

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies To Hold For 2019 And Beyond ⋆ ZyCrypto

Although we are still in the first quarter of 2019, yet trends of most cryptocurrencies have already been bright enough to be optimistic about the cryptocurrency market this year. Many believe 2019 will be a year the cryptocurrency market will see a transformation from a bearish to a bullish one. People used to study the…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Case For Larger Rally Above 100 SMA

Bitcoin price stayed above the $3,800 support area and recovered recently against the US Dollar. The price is trading above the $3,840 level and facing a strong resistance near the 100 hourly SMA. There is a key bearish trend line in place with resistance at $3,865 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data…

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Ripple Will be Providing $100 Million for Gaming Devs In Blockchain

Ripple has just announced that it will be partnering with the gaming platform firm Forte. The main intention is to provide 4100 million for investment in the blockchain gaming industry. The new partnership has been signed between Ripple’s Xpring and the gaming platform. $100 million will be deployed for developers that work in the gaming…

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Litecoin (LTC) Primed For Double Digit Decline In The Weeks Ahead

Litecoin (LTC) has been on a roll for the past few weeks. The hype and FOMO around its next halvening in August, 2019 has played well in favor of LTC/USD and we have seen the price rise significantly in the past few weeks compared to other coins. That being said this rally has now come…

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Over 3 Million: The Number Of Stores Targeted In the New Push For XRP Mass Adoption

The XRP community seems to be getting more enthusiastic by the day, with some groups even offering to pay for the furtherance of the network’s expansion. This time around, Wietse Wind is putting a cool 3,000 XRP bounty on the table for anyone worthy enough to grab. The Bounty Wietse Wind is the founder of…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Volatility Index Hints This Week’s Close Key For Future Direction

Bitcoin (BTC) was supposed to make a decisive move a few weeks back but a flash crash just before the weekly close changed the plan. However, this time things seem to be headed the right way and we expect the price will close the week above $4,000. The weekly chart for Bitcoin Historical Volatility Index…

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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank considers crypto for legal tender

While the Marshall Islands may have set the ball in motion with a move to adopt cryptocurrency as legal tender, halfway across the globe, there is now additional movement along the same path. The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is preparing to conduct a pilot test for the issuance of a blockchain-based central bank digital…

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Central Bank of the Bahamas Selects Blockchain Startup NZIA for Digital Currency Project

The Central Bank of the Bahamas has selected NZIA Limited as the technology solutions provider for its Project Sand Dollar, a project aimed at developing a blockchain-based central bank digital currency. NZIA will be responsible of designing and implementing the digital fiat currency system for the Bahamas, the central bank said on March 1, 2019….

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Time for Ripple (XRP) Bulls, Support Found at 30 Cents—Again!

Ripple (XRP) consolidates but bulls in control CoinBase support very bullish—price and regulatory wise Transaction levels dip as prices drop Until after Ripple (XRP) prices rally above 34 cents, we shall maintain a neutral but bullish outlook. Confidence is because of recent CoinBase addition, increasing adoption levels and a possible recovery of Bitcoin. Ripple Price…

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Opportunity for Litecoin (LTC), Kroger Bans Visa Citing High Fees

Litecoin (LTC) trading above $35, bullish Can Kroger accept cheap LTC after banning Visa credit cards due to high fees Participation levels low days after prices rocketed from $20. If by any chance Kroger accepts Litecoin after banning credit card fees due to high fees, Litecoin (LTC) will surge. The coin is up to fifth…

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Facebook set to Launch its Whatsapp Cryptocurrency, Already Getting Ready for Listing On Crypto Exchanges

As earlier reported, Facebook has been working on a cryptocurrency and has reached a high level of progress with the creation of a stablecoin precisely that will be based on Whatsapp messaging app. This became evident as Facebook has already consulted with several cryptocurrency exchanges on the possibility of listing the cryptocurrency following its launch….

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