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CryptoSlate - 20 April 2019, 1:09 pm
Binance has set its sights on usurping Ethereum with its new protocol blockchain. Since its launch, Binance Chain has attracted coins away from competitors, pumping the value of coins that switch. Could the “Binance Chain effect” be the new Coinbase effect? Since its announcement in 2018, Binance Chain has been one of the most highly anticipated projects in […] The post There’s a new ‘Coinbase effect’—the Binance Chain pump appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 20 April 2019, 8:22 am
Craig Wright, the chief scientist at NChain and self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator, has filed a libel suit in the UK against Peter McCormack. The “What Bitcoin Did” podcaster has been accused of writing a series of libelous tweets about Wright in March and April, denying that Wright was, in fact, Satoshi Nakamoto. The Craig Wright Satoshi […] The post Bitcoin podcaster Peter McCormack offers Craig Wright £100,000 to prove he’s Satoshi appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 11:43 pm
On Apr. 19, following the highly anticipated debut of the Binance Chain mainnet, the price of Binance Coin (BNB) surged by 10 percent against the US dollar, becoming the second crypto asset (after EOS in May 2018) since 2017 to achieve an all-time high. Other crypto assets that come close to BNB, digital assets created […] The post Binance Coin (BNB) is one of the only cryptos to hit all-time high since 2017 appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 7:38 pm
Bakkt, an institutional cryptocurrency trading platform led by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is reportedly considering obtaining a New York BitLicense. Because the CFTC is reluctant to approve its bitcoin futures, sources close to the matter said that Bakkt believes the New York license will help ease the Commission’s concerns. Bakkt Faces Issues with US Regulators […] The post New York BitLicense could convince the CFTC to greenlight Bakkt appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 4:41 pm
Google search interest for bitcoin jumped following its surge to $5,000. However, search interest and Twitter hashtags continue to slump month-after-month. Possible explanations for the lower interest include sideways price action, a hangover from the 2017 mania, or a greater nuance around other search terms. Following bitcoin’s Apr. 1st rally to $5,000, search interest for […] The post Bitcoin interest jumps on Google, trends down on Twitter appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 11:36 am
The rapid growth of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets in recent years, combined with seemingly unlimited potential applications for blockchain and distributed ledger technologies across a range of industries, has led to an unprecedented period of innovation and the emergence of some of the most disruptive technologies in decades. One of the most disruptive aspects […] The post Digital assets—why offshore? appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 6:00 am
Binance Chain, a blockchain protocol developed by Binance, will see its first project launch on the network. The company announced Mithril, a decentralized social media platform, will migrate to the chain and its MITH token will transfer from ERC20 to Binance’s BEP2 standard. Since its announcement in early 2018, Binance Chain has been one of […] The post Mithril (MITH) becomes the first project to launch on Binance Chain, surges 70% appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 19 April 2019, 12:08 am
Andrew Yang, the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, has now become the pro-cryptocurrency candidate. Crypto was recently added to his list of platform priorities, joining Yang’s push for policies such as universal basic income, Medicare for all, and human-centered capitalism. Who Is Andrew Yang? Andrew Yang is a tech-savvy lawyer who hails from the startup scene. […] The post Meet Andrew Yang, the pro-bitcoin presidential candidate appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 18 April 2019, 9:30 pm
Rakuten, the biggest e-commerce company in Japan with over 102 million users and the 14th largest internet company in the world by annual revenue, has officially entered the crypto exchange market. In an official statement, Rakuten said that Rakuten Wallet will operate as a licensed crypto trading platform. Currently, Rakuten is in the process of […] The post Why Japan’s biggest e-commerce giant entering crypto is a really big deal appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 18 April 2019, 7:28 pm
CryptoCompare’s March 2019 Exchange Review found that the previous month saw a 70 percent increase in volume from crypto-to-crypto exchanges. Crypto spot markets also saw a huge increase, leading many to believe that the dreaded crypto winter could finally be coming to an end. Key Developments In The Exchange Market The CryptoCompare review has long […] The post Malta-based exchanges account for majority of cryptocurrency trading volume appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
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