Year: 2019


EOS’s Brock Pierce: Ethereum [ETH] will be in trouble if it does not solve scaling issue this year

The cryptocurrency market’s roller-coaster movement has been noted by a lot of proponents in the space, with many predicting the bearish behavior to last for more time. In a recent chat with CryptoTrader Ran NeuNer, Brock Pierce, the current Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and co-founder of the EOS Alliance, spoke about the fall of […]

JP Morgan-Backed Firm Partners with Blockchain Startup Owned By Former Deloitte Exec

JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with a blockchain startup run by a former Deloitte exec. JP Morgan-backed digital services firm Smartrac has partnered with SUKU Ecosystem, a blockchain startup owned by former Deloitte exec Eric Piscini, according to a tweet on Tuesday, Jan. 22. SUKU, which is parented by another Piscini-owned blockchain […]

NYSE Operator’s Long-Awaited Crypto Platform Bakkt Announces New Key Vacancies

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform owned by the Intercontinental Exchange, announced that they are hiring. Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform created by the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that they are hiring for a number of high-up positions in a tweet Jan. 22. The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) much-awaited crypto platform published a list […]

Who Scales It Best? Inside Blockchains’ Ongoing Transactions-Per-Second Race

QtumX protocol can reportedly handle more than 10,000 transaction per second. What about others? Open-source project Qtum representatives claim that their enterprise blockchain dubbed ‘QtumX’ can accommodate “more than 10,000” transactions per second (TPS), according to a press release recently shared with Cointelegraph. With yet another player being added to the scalability race, it makes […]

South Africa Is Making Strides Toward Crypto Clarity With the Reserve Bank’s Latest Report

The South African Reserve Bank’s latest cryptocurrency report has led to a positive outlook for the sector in the country. A working group of South African financial regulatory organizations has released a consultation paper focused on cryptocurrencies, calling for public input to develop a cryptocurrency regulation policy for the country. This latest consultation paper is […]

Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for High-Volume Customers in Europe, Asia

High-volume Coinbase Pro and Prime users in Europe and Asia can fund their accounts via international SWIFT wire transfer, the exchange reports. High-volume Coinbase Pro and Prime users in Europe and Asia can now fund their accounts via international SWIFT wire transfer from non-United States bank accounts, a post on the official Coinbase blog announces […]


Bitcoin SV [BSV] to revolutionize the world of peer-to-peer web payments, says Craig Wright

Craig Wright, the chief scientist at nChain and the biggest proponent of the Bitcoin Cash hardfork, Bitcoin SV [BSV] has formulated yet another breakthrough application for the two-month-old cryptocurrency. In a Medium post titled, “Taking money over the web using Bitcoin – the way it was designed,” Wright spelled out how BSV could be used […]