BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25 Crypto Exchanges Accurately Report Volume

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has published its December 2018 “Exchange Volumes Report,” claiming that only two of the top 25 cryptocurrency exchanges by reported volume on Coinmarketcap pairings accurately report their trade volume. The report also asserts that wash-trading is estimated to comprise 99 percent of the purported volume for 12 of the top […]

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Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTC

Free Speech Social Network Gab Starts Accepting BTCGab, a social network dedicated to preserving freedom of speech, has announced that its store now accepts BTC directly after banks and payment processors denied the platform service. “Literally no one can no-platform our new crypto shop,” Gab announced. The platform integrated Btcpay Server after it was refused service by Coinbase and Bitpay. Also read: Indian […]

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When There’s Blood in the Street (Why It’s Not Quite Time to Be Long Crypto)

Timothy Enneking is the founder and the primary principal of Digital Capital Management, LLC (DCM). ——————- Two members of the Rothschild family are credited, perhaps incorrectly, with the (in)famous quote regarding investing: “When there is blood in the street” (James in the mid-19th century and Nathan, after the battle of Waterloo). The family has been […]

Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System

Telecoms conglomerate AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain system that enables users to track “micro-culture transactions” on social networks

Bitcoin Price Watch: Year-End Price Looks to Be Lower Than Anticipated

At press time, everybody’s favorite cryptocurrency has fallen below $3,175 for the first time in 2018. The price of bitcoin continues to crash and burn, and one analyst is saying the asset may fall to as low as $1,500 before any significant uptrends occur. Bloomberg analyst Mike McGlone says bitcoin is currently trapped in what […]

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Ethereum-Based Chat Platform Lays Off 25% of Staff Due to Crypto Market Decline

Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff, saying that those roles are “non-essential” to the company’s long-term growth projects

Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

Bitcoin bull Thomas Lee continues to be confident in BTC, insisting that its current price is wrong and should actually be closer to the $15,000 mark. Along with a number of other bulls, Lee has made several overly hopeful predictions this year.  Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down Fair Value […]

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Blockchain Incubator Binance Labs Releases First ‘Batch’ of Blockchain Projects

The Binance Labs Incubation Program has graduated its first “batch” of eight blockchain projects

Report: CEO of Largest Romanian Crypto Exchange Arrested on US Warrant

The CEO of crypto exchange Coinflux was reportedly arrested for fraudulent activity on a warrant from the U.S.

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in Space

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in SpaceThe Orion Span project has plans to launch a space station that will be used as a luxury hotel. Its Aurora space station is set to launch in early 2022 and a 12-night stay on the craft will set you back $9.5 million. The space hotel says it has sold out its first six months of […]

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Major US Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Cash Withdrawals to PayPal

U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase introduced cash balance withdrawals to PayPal; the exchange will roll out the service in other countries sometime in 2019

French Financial Regulator Blacklists Four Crypto Websites for Unauthorized Offerings

French stock market regulator AMF has blacklisted four crypto-related websites for offering investment schemes without proper authorization