Month: September 2018

Ripple Passes Ethereum to Claim Number Two Ranking on CoinMarketCap

Altcoin Ripple has seen daily growth of around 140 percent to overtake Ethereum in market cap rankings on CoinMarketCap. Altcoin Ripple (XRP), which has seen an explosive amount of growth over the past week, has overtaken Ethereum (ETH) to be ranked number two by total market capitalization on CoinMarketCap. As of press time, Ripple has […]

Jeremy Gardner: ‘Bitcoin Is No Different Than Money Systems Today, Except That It May Be Better’

Blockchain educator and entrepreneur Jeremy Gardner speaks with Cointelegraph about the necessary conditions for mass adoption and why he never trades. This interview has been edited and condensed. Known in mainstream media as a young “Bitcoin millionaire,” within the crypto and blockchain industry, Jeremy Gardner is a known more for what he does than how […]

 

Robinhood reveals the secret to its accessible trading service

On 20th September, the millennial-focused cryptocurrency exchange Robinhood tweeted about how the platform makes trading activities seamless and convenient for its userbase. It implied that design has a major role to play in the process. On its official Twitter handle, Robinhood introduced a blog on designing where it discussed its significance in making a trading […]

Alibaba’s Ant Financial to Launch Blockchain Backend-as-a-Service Platform

Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is launching a blockchain BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service) platform. Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is launching a blockchain BaaS (Backend-as-a-Service) platform, local news outlet China Money Network reports September 21. The announcement was reportedly made by Ant Financial vice president Jiang Guoefei […]

 

Gold-based Cryptocurrency TMTG to be Listed on BitForex

TMTG, the cryptocurrency that allows owners to trade with gold, is scheduled to be listed on BitForex this month. Digital Gold Exchange (DGE) issues and distributes the TMTG coin, which is easily tradeable and usable within its blockchain ecosystem. Later this year, DGE will open the DGE Exchange, which will allow owners to purchase and […]

Bitcoin Core Upgrade ‘Critical’ for Everyone, Urge Developers in Bug Disclosure

Bitcoin users running the Bitcoin Core client should upgrade to the newly-released version to avoid exposure to a vulnerability, developer urge. Bitcoin Core developers published a “full disclosure” of the vulnerability affecting several implementations of the Bitcoin (BTC) client Friday, September 21, repeating calls for all nodes to upgrade to the latest version as a […]

Campaign Watchdog in California Bans Political Donations in Bitcoin

Despite federal U.S. regulations, California has banned Bitcoin from political donations due to transparency issues. California’s campaign regulator has recently banned Bitcoin (BTC) from political donations, the Associated Press reports Friday, September 21. In August, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) had considered allowing donations in cryptocurrencies. The watchdog planned to discuss the use of […]