Month: November 2018

VanEck Subsidiary Launches Bitcoin Index Based on US Spot Indices

VanEck subsidiary MV Index Solutions has launched a BTC Index based on U.S. price feeds from major over-the-counter liquidity providers. Investment management firm VanEck subsidiary MV Index Solutions has launched its own Bitcoin (BTC) index based on three major over-the-counter (OTC) desks, according to a press release published Nov. 20. MV Index Solutions is a […]

Tom Lee Maintains $15,000 Year-End BTC Prediction Despite Market Crash

Tom Lee has maintained his year-end BTC price target at $15,000, citing the Bakkt launch and upcoming regulatory clarity as two main reasons. Despite the present market crash, major Wall Street crypto bull Tom Lee has reiterated his recently reduced year-end price prediction for Bitcoin (BTC) at $15,000 in an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box […]

Report: Bitcoin Use in Payments Collapsed This Year

Per a recent study by Chainalysis, Bitcoin usage as a payment method dropped by 80 percent from January to September 2018. Bitcoin (BTC) use for commercial payments has reduced significantly this year, according to a study by Chainalysis cited by Reuters Nov. 20. To prepare the study, Chainalysis reportedly surveyed 17 Bitcoin payment processors. The […]

Why Making In-App Game Purchases Using Crypto is About to Get Easier

sponsored A blockchain-based platform which facilitates in-app payments in games has forged a partnership with one of the world’s biggest game engines. A blockchain-based platform that enables gamers to make in-app purchases using cryptocurrency has forged a partnership with Unity, a major game engine – giving developers the chance to unlock new revenue streams with […]

 

Cardano [ADA] tries to give a push back to the market crash with multiple developmental announcements

The bear attack has been quite the juggernaut with several cryptocurrencies seeing their supports break consistently. Cardano [ADA] which has felt the bear’s pressure too, has been on quite the developmental roll. Just recently, Charles Hoskinson, the CEO and Founder of IOHK informed users about the upcoming 1.4 and Shelly update for the Cardano 1.4 […]

Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency cries for help as bear continues to destroy price supports

The bear has not been kind to the cryptocurrency market with almost all the coins bleeding red. Bitcoin [BTC], which was speculated to hit highs of $25,000, has gone ahead and fallen below the $5,000 mark, a crash that has sent the entire cryptoverse into a frenzy. 1-hour The one-hour chart for Bitcoin [BTC] shows a […]

 

Bitcoin [BTC] rigging: Department of Justice initiates probe into alleged price manipulation by Bitfinex and Tether during 2017 rally

Tether and Bitfinex have been under US Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] and Commodity Futures Trading Commission [CFTC]’s radar for a very long time in relation to Initial Coin Offering [ICO] scams and market manipulation, but nothing concrete was ever established against them. As new findings come to light, according to a report by Bloomberg News, […]

‘The Big Issue’ Newspaper Launches Blockchain Platform to Promote Impact Investing

The Big Issue, a street newspaper sold by the homeless, is going to launch a blockchain-based investment platform. The Big Issue, a street newspaper sold by the homeless in the U.K. and other countries, is launching a blockchain-driven platform to promote impact investing, The Financial Times reports Monday, Nov. 18. Three investment companies — UK […]