Month: September 2018

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 […]

 

Tether [USDT] gains support from ShapeShift; users criticize the move

Recently, ShapeShift, one of the rare instant asset exchanges in the world, announced its support for the 8th largest cryptocurrency, Tether [USDT]. On their official Twitter handle, ShapeShift announced: “Great news $USDT is available on ShapeShift! Buy & sell #USDT along with dozens of digital assets. Learn more about this token here: http://tether.to @Tether_to” Tether […]

Cryptocurrency Markets Continue Resurgence as Ripple Claims 68 Percent Weekly Gains

Relief over the VanEck/SolidX ETF has potentially fueled newfound optimism across cryptocurrency markets, which have seen fresh gains. Bitcoin (BTC) has rapidly corrected its monthly losses Friday, September 21, after markets rallied to send prices above $6,700 for the first time in two weeks. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker and Coin360 confirms a strong performance […]

Crypto Payment Gateway Supports Largest Global Meditation, Waives Fees for Users Who Help

sponsored The weekend of Sept. 21-Sept. 23 will host over 1300 events, including the largest global meditation of millions of people for the Guinness Book of World Records. CoinPayments.net, a platform for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) crypto payments, reported to Cointelegraph that they will be partnering with the nonprofit Unify.org for World Peace Weekend. From […]

 

Winklevoss’ Gemini exchange stable coin takes another step towards adoption with HitBTC listing

On 20th September, Gemini Exchange, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges around the world, announced that its stable coin, Gemini Dollar [GUSD] will be available for trading on the cryptocurrency exchange, HitBTC. HitBTC has also displayed a strong support to the Winklevoss twins’ Gemini Dollar. They announced on Twitter: “HitBTC strongly supports the concept and […]

Bitcoin ‘Seller Fatigue’ Means Market Has Bottomed, Michael Novogratz Tells Yahoo

Michael Novogratz has again called the end of the 2018 crypto bear market, claiming this week marked the bottom for prices. Galaxy Digital CEO and infamous Bitcoin (BTC) supporter Michael Novogratz says cryptocurrency markets have hit “seller fatigue,” repeating his belief that prices have bottomed, various media outlets report Friday, September 21. As part of […]

Tron [TRX], Stellar Lumens [XLM] and Cardano [ADA] rise by more than 15%; altcoins rule the market

The market opened on Friday, 21st September, favoring altcoins which were on a startling bullish run. Surveying just the top 10 cryptocurrencies, Stellar Lumens [XLM], Cardano [ADA] and Tron [TRX] saw double-digit rises, out of which Cardano was the biggest gainer, just behind XRP. Cardano [ADA] has seen a significant climb of 19.15%, a stark […]

 

Crypto Investor Show – The Biggest Show in the West!

The Crypto Investor Show in March 2018 was the biggest show in Europe in the blockchain space.  The show hosted a total of 60 exhibitors and over 4,000 attendees. In fact, there were so many attendees that they were queuing around the building to get in and it was standing room only for the main […]