2019 Will Be a Big Year for Stablecoins

Philippe Bekhazi is the CEO of XBTO Group, a cryptocurrency trading firm. — The current wave of stablecoin issuances is a result of the current bear market in underlying crypto assets, leading to upwards of 50 stablecoins on offer today. Given an increasing media focus and heightened industry attention, it’s important to take both a […]

Bear With It: 4 Investing Tips For Crypto Bear Markets

TL;DR Investing in cryptocurrencies can be overwhelming and difficult, especially during periods when a bear market controls the prices.  To deal with it, let’s discuss four strategies that allow investors to survive even during bearish periods — Shorting, HODLing, continuous investments, and diversification. Ever since Bitcoin first arrived 10 years ago, investors have learned just […]

Bithumb Launches Voting Platform to Screen New Cryptocurrencies

Exchanges Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has beta launched a public voting system for screening new coins to be listed on its exchange. The platform, Pickthumb, aims to boost transparency and fairness in Bithumb’s listing process. Five coins are currently being evaluated with the current voting round ending in nine days. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Op-Ed This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of practical tools and methods of payment, adding cryptocurrency payments into the mix […]

American Express Praises Ripple’s Capability to Process Cross-border Transactions ‘In a Matter of Seconds’

Ripple is a fintech which focus on using blockchain technologies to facilitate financial operations via traditional means appears to be bearing positive results. Not only has XRP established itself as the most important altcoin in the global market cap, but the company and its services continue to receive praise from significant players in the world […]

Korean Court Case Alleges ICO Ban Is Unconstitutional

Regulation A constitutional complaint has reportedly been filed in South Korea alleging that the government’s ban on initial coin offerings is unconstitutional. It has been more than a year since token sales were banned in the country but the government has yet to introduce any regulations for them, causing problems for startups. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

Australian Company Issues Loans Backed by Cryptocurrencies

Finance A Melbourne-based company is now offering crypto-backed loans. Helio operates under an Australian Credit License (ACL) issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). In the current bear market, cryptocurrency holders can borrow fiat money and keep their digital coins for better times.    Also read: Chat Bot Advises Crypto Startups and Investors […]

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Temporarily Overtakes BSV After Gemini Listing

Gemini Adds Bitcoin Cash Support Starting today, users of the U.S.-regulated, Winklevoss Twins-headed Gemini platform will be able to deposit Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the chain backed by the ABC client. This development comes via an official statement from the New York-based company, issued through Medium on Thursday morning. We are pleased to announce that Bitcoin […]