Cryptocurrency News


crypto-may20.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

unussed-052019.jpg Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex added a UNUS SED LEO utility token, which can be used for various exchange-related activities. The token began trading earlier today and will be tradable against Bitcoin (BTC), US dollar (USD), Tether (USDT), Ether (ETH), and EOS (EOS). The token release comes close on the heels of the completion of a private sale of 100 percent of outstanding UNUS SED LEO tokens.

cryptocurrenciespose-may20.jpg The European Central Bank (ECB) said cryptocurrencies do not pose any threat to the financial stability of the euro zone. This was the conclusion of an analytical study conducted by ECB's Internal Crypto-Assets Task Force (ICA-TF). The task force was established to analyze crypto assets' potential implications for ECB's monetary policy and the risks they may entail for the smooth functioning of m

kik-may20.jpg Messaging startup Kik has spent over $5 million on its ongoing negotiations with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to the firm's fundraising initiative in 2017, CoinDesk reported quoting Kik CEO Ted Livingston. In an interview with the cryptocurrency news outlet at Token Summit in...

coinbaseearn-may20.jpg Coinbase Earn, one of the digital currency exchange's ventures that allows users to earn while learning about cryptocurrencies, has been expanded to more than 100 countries. Introduced in 2018, Coinbase Earn will require users to answer quizzes, complete tasks, and try new decentralized protocols pertaining to some cryptocurrencies. Users can sign up to Coinbase and start earning immediately upon

weeklyroundupcrypto-may17.jpg The highly volatile and unpredictable nature of Bitcon was once again on display during trading this week, as it fell down sharply from record heights within a few days. It was a dream run for Bitcoin in the first half of this week. by shooting above $8000 Monday. But in the last two days it lost heavily, by around $1000. on Wednesday, it reached $8314, the highest in nearly a year. A massive t

rttnewspaper-may17.jpg A summary of select stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain world during this week.

poloniextostop-may17.jpg Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex said it will stop offering trading of 9 assets to the U.S. customers, due to uncertain regulations in the country. All these coins, however, will remain available for trading to customers outside the US. The exchange said that starting from May 29, its U.S. customers will not be able to trade cryptocurrencies Ardor, Bytecoin, Decred, GameCredits, Gas, Lisk, Nxt,...

bitfinexmotion-may17.jpg Crypto exchange Bitfinex said the New York Supreme Court granted its motion to modify injunction obtained by the New York Attorney General or NYAG against its business. The exchange said the motion was granted by Justice Joel Cohen of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division. The court's order allows Bitfinex and its affiliated stablecoin issuer Tether to continue their normal business.

greenpay-may17.jpg The Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) signed a collaborative partnership with South Korean non-profit organization W-Foundation to promote global climate action. The W-Foundation will reward some of the top climate missions each month with its native cryptocurrency.

canaccordanalysts-may17.jpg A research paper by investment banking firm Canaccord Genuity said that Bitcoin price will return to its all time high levels of around $20000 in two years. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity say they have reached this conclusion noting the striking similarity in bitcoin's price action between two four-year periods of 2011-2015 and 2015-2019. "Bitcoin has started to form the spring 2019 bottom we be

crypto-may16.jpg A summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

ethereumprice-may16.jpg Ethereum (ETH) reached its highest level - $273 - in more than seven months on Wednesday. The last time the world's second largest cryptocurrency traded above this value was on September 4, 2018. ETH is changing hands at the time of this writing at $256.76 against US Dollar on Conibase. Several altcoins have benefited recently by Bitcoin's exciting bull run. Ethereum seems to have gained the

seedcx-051619.jpg U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX, backed by Bain Capital, is set to add support for three U.S. dollar-backed stablecoins to its platform to offer institutional investors more options to fund their trade obligations. The exchange will list Paxos Standard (PAX), TrueUSD (TUSD), and USDCoin (USDC) stablecoins as tradable pairs.

binancesystem-may16.jpg Hacked cryptocurrency exchange Binance has resumed all trading activities after completing its system upgrade. The upgrade that started on Wednesday took longer than expected, the company said on its blog. Binance had suspended all deposits, withdrawals, and trading during this period. Binance had lost 7,000 bitcoins, worth around $41 million, in a major hacking last week. The attack impacted o

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