Please share if you find this article interesting. SBI Virtual Currencies: The Bank-Backed Japanese Exchange With Big Plans Japan has been a land of firsts when it comes to crypto, even if "Satoshi Nakamoto" isn't really Japanese. It's the country where Mt. Gox — the first major crypto exchange — was based, as well as the first nation to accept bitcoin as legal tender. And last July, it became the first country to host a bank-owned cryptocurrency exchange, when financial services giant SBI Holdings launched the SBI Virtual Currencies (SBIVC) platform. At the time of its launch, SBIVC — called VCTRADE at the time — enabled trades in only XRP, bitcoin (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH). Yet, as limited as it may have been, its attachment to the SBI stable meant that it benefited from acc
Please share if you find this article interesting. China Releases New Crypto Rankings - Bitcoin News China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest rankings of 35 crypto projects that were evaluated over the past two months. While several top positions remain unchanged, Bitcoin has climbed up the overall ranking. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request New Rankings From China The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, released the 12th update of its crypto project rankings Thursday. The number of projects evaluated was unchanged from the previous rankings published in March. The center also announced that starting this month the
Please share if you find this article interesting. How Crypto-Based Microfinance Benefits Small Businesses - Bitcoin News Starting your own business isn’t easy given the reluctance of banks to grant credit. Gone are the days when a compelling business plan would be enough to have the branch manager shaking your hand and bankrolling your venture. For entrepreneurs in developing nations, where even obtaining a bank account can prove challenging, getting their idea off the ground often calls for non-traditional funding. Crypto-based microfinance is one such solution. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Privacy Has Improved in Leaps and Bounds Unbanked Businesses Are More Common Than You Think The unbanked are synonymous with Africa, where over 400 million adults lack access to the financial s
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Cash Privacy Has Improved in Leaps and Bounds - Bitcoin News Over the last few years, privacy has become of great importance to digital asset enthusiasts as law enforcement has cracked down on money transmitters, seized coin shuffling services, and blockchain analysis has increased significantly. To thwart this, some bitcoiners have turned to mixing applications that utilize the Coinjoin protocol and other methods of obfuscation. However, the crypto community was dealt a blow on May 22 when Europol shut down one of the largest cryptocurrency transaction mixing sites, Bestmixer.io. Also read: Bitcoin.com Launches Free Bitcoin Cash Register Platform for iOS Devices Dutch Law Enforcement and Europol Shut Down Bestmixer Gov...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Hits New 2019 High Above $8,900 Bitcoin’s price has once again set a new high for 2019 after breaking out from a bullish pattern on the daily chart, reaching as high as $8,905 before retracing slightly. At 19:00 UTC on May 26, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization broke from an ascending triangle pattern on the daily chart, courtesy of being held beneath $8,250 for an extended period of time. The move to fresh 2019 highs has come at a time when prices were beginning to creep to the downside, touching as low as $6,600 on May 17 before a large amount of buying pressure pushed prices back above $7,300 within the same day. Since then prices have once again jumped by 22 percent, first rising above $8,500
Please share if you find this article interesting. Hodler’s Digest, May 20–26: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Copyright Registrations Do Not Recognize Craig Wright as Satoshi Nakamoto Although self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist, filed United States copyright registrations for the bitcoin white paper and the bitcoin (BTC) source code, that does not mean that the U.S. Copyright Office recognized Wright as Nakamoto. A spokesperson
Please share if you find this article interesting. Massive Growth by P2P Exchange and AT&T Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com - Bitcoin News An upcoming peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange sees massive growth and U.S. telecom giant AT&T now accepts BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: How to Easily Find a Bitcoin Cash ATM Near You Massive Growth by P2P Exchange in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s edition presents the impressive growth experienced by the upcoming privacy-focused P2P bitcoin cash trading service Local.Bitcoin.com. More than 1,896 accounts and 790 orders were created within the first week of registration for the platform with the official launch coming up
Please share if you find this article interesting. Top 5 Crypto Performers: BSV, BNB, LTC, BCH, DASH The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Instant messaging service Telegram reportedly plans to launch its Telegram Open Network (TON) in the third quarter of this year. It has created a new programming language called Fift, which will help develop and manage TON blockchain smart contracts and interact with the TON Virtual Machine. On the other hand, Facebook is allegedly planning to launch its own cryptocurrency in early 2020. The ...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Buysellhodl Aggregates Price Predictions From Traders Like You - Bitcoin News Any transitional period is characterized with uncertainty and crypto investors would appreciate to have some clues as to where the markets are going from here. Often the expectations of other traders are the best indicator. Buysellhodl is a platform that can give you predictions based on the opinions of people like you. Also read: Determine Which Coins Can Bring You Profit With RSI Hunter App Ranks Cryptocurrencies Based on User Sentiment Buysellhodl has developed a free mobile app for both Android and iOS devices. It is quite popular and enjoys mostly positive reviews from cryptocurrency holders. The software aggregates sentiment data and produces pr...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Dips Below $8K Again as Top Altcoins See Mild Losses Sunday, May 26 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) falls under the $8,000 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is down less than one percent on the day, trading at $7,990 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin has seen almost no net change, up about a fraction of a percent. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which currently stands at $26.5 billion. The second-largest altcoin, XRP, has a market cap of $16.2 billion at press time. CoinMarke