Japan announces crackdown on cryptocurrency margin trading

Lawmakers in Japan have announced new measures around cryptocurrency margin trading, in the latest tranche of legislation designed to structure domestic digital asset markets. First reported in the Nikkei Asia Review, the Japanese cabinet approved draft amendments to financial instruments and payment services regulations to effectively limit the degree of leverage available to crypto traders….

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MakerDAO Polls Users on Fresh Fee Increase to 7.4 Percent as Stablecoin Wobbles

Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) MakerDAO (Maker) has upped its demands to increase one of its network fees, this time to 7.5 percent, the company confirmed in a blog post on March 18. Maker, which issues USD-pegged stablecoin Dai (DAI), is seeking to improve the cryptocurrency’s stability. The organization aims to do so by raising its…

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Analyst: Bitcoin Will Break Higher in Next Move Based on 12 Month Trends

Price predictions for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets have been coming thick and fast recently as the bottom appears to be extending and the bears running out of steam. Short term price action will help day traders take quick profits but most people eyeing the industry are in it for the long term. Analysts have been…

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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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Car dealer in Oklahoma gets rolling on crypto vehicle purchases

Cryptocurrency was envisioned for one purpose—to be used as a form of digital currency that would allow consumers to control their assets directly without government or other third-party intervention. As crypto continues to be embraced for its true role, more retailers are coming around and beginning to allow consumers to pay for their goods and…

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Roger Ver Shares His View on Bitcoin As Well As Bitcoin Cash

The early Bitcoin investor, Roger Ver was live in an interview with CTmZ. He discussed on many topics related to Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Here is the detailed  interview! The first concept was, Roger Ver promotes BCH while he criticizes Bitcoin. Why is it necessary to criticize BTC while having such a great platform like…

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The SEC softens its tough stand on ICOs in latest guidelines

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been on the frontline in initial coin offering (ICO) oversight. The commission has strived to protect investors from the many scams that used ICOs to defraud investors. In the past, it has pursued some fraudulent projects, many of whom have ended up refunding their investors. However, the regulator…

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Shortly after it was greeted with Disapproval from Cardano’s founder, CEO of Binance speaks on the JP Morgan and Facebook Cryptocurrencies

Upon the announcement of the inclusion of cryptocurrency to social media giant Facebook alongside the recent involvement of top U.S bank JP Morgan in cryptocurrency, the entire crypto-community has welcomed the news with mixed reactions, most of which were of opposition. Meanwhile, the CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao has just recently taken to Twitter to…

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Malaysia wants feedback on proposed ICO regulatory framework

There is a constant debate going on globally about how exactly cryptocurrency should be regulated, and Malaysia is no exception. The Asian country might not have the economic status of neighbors such as India or China, both of which seem to be cracking down on cryptocurrency rather than embracing it, but that doesn’t necessarily mean…

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Tether Launches New USDT Coin on Top of the Tron Network

The controversial stablecoin Tether (USDT) has announced it is launching a new version of its coin on top of the Tron (TRX) network. The information was released by Tether a few days ago in a blog post. Tether is the largest stablecoin in the market and Tron is an Ethereum (ETH) competitor. Tether and Tron…

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New institutional exchange hopes to take on the heavyweights

Bakkt and Fidelity Investments are going to have some competition. A new U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange targeting institutional investors is planning on making its entrance into the space this month and will begin spot trading in Bitcoin Core (BTC) as of March 11.  LGO Markets out of New Jersey made a soft launch yesterday, introducing only…

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February Crypto Roundup: Maker, Binance Coin and EOS on Fire While Tron and XRP Lost Out

February has been a rare month of gains for crypto markets. It is only the third month markets have ended higher since the bear market began. Total market capitalization has been up trending during February following losses the previous month. Starting out at $113 billion crypto markets climbed 14% and ended the month at $129…

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Crypto Ponzi Scheme “My Big Coin” Founder Arrested on Multiple Fraud Charges

In the cryptocurrency world, there has never been a shortage of dodgy projects, Ponzi Schemes, and outright scams. Most of those projects are all in the past, yet new ones tend to pop up every now and then. The founder of My Big Coin, one of the many fraudulent offerings, has been arrested and faces…

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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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XRP Emerges as Highest Traded Cryptocurrency on eToro in January 2019

Ripple’s XRP seems to be seeing a lot of good days lately. eToro, a social trading, and multi-asset brokerage firm recently announced that the cryptocurrency recorded the highest trading volume by unique open trade for January 2019. According to the report, XRP had the highest number of unique open trade at 29,991 in January 2019…

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Elon Musk Praises Bitcoin But Holds On Whether Tesla Will Get Involved

The co-founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, has heaped praises on Bitcoin for its revolutionary technology although he categorically said that Tesla will not get involved as of yet. While appearing in a podcast with Ark Invest, Musk said that paper money has no position in the current age since “cryptocurrency is a far better way to transfer…

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Fidelity Investment Receives and Shares the Lightning Torch on Twitter

Fidelity Digital Assets received the Lightning Torch on Twitter. The company informed it in a recent Tweet after receiving the torch from the Twitter user @wiz. Fidelity Digital Assets has also shared the Torch with the HBS Blockchain & Crypto Club. This initiative has been expanding on Twitter and it even reached Jack Dorsey, the…

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CryptoScoop: The News Aggregator That Keeps On Giving

As a member of the crypto community, you will know how active the industry can get. There is new Bitcoin, Ripple and Ethereum news surfacing every day and as an investor, it’s important to keep up to date with everything that’s going on so that you know what’s happening with your money. The CryptoScoop app…

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Malta becomes first country to issue all diplomas on the blockchain

Malta isn’t called the blockchain island for nothing. It will now be the first country to use blockchain technology to store education certificates of graduated students, reports Malta Today. The government of Malta announced a two-year contract with Learning Machine, a company that’s been working on the blockchain project since September 2017. It’s already been…

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An Initial Guide on Trading in Cryptocurrencies ⋆ ZyCrypto

Are you planning to start a journey on Cryptocurrency trading? Well, I would like to advise you guys that before starting anything, you must have complete knowledge about it. And so I am here to guide you about trading in Cryptocurrency. Well, today I am going to apprise you about some key elements of Cryptocurrency…

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