The Chief Strategy Officer of Coin Shares, Meltem Demirors, went to speak at the CNBC about the Bitcoin rally. She stated that the narrative of 2019 has drastically shifted to Bitcoin from the other speculative assets that are in the market. She believes that with the conditions of last year, most investors were terrified to scale the token. There is a Shift to Bitcoin At the same time, it leads several institutions in the market to get a better understanding of the coin and build platforms and products that will revolve around it. “Last year we saw this crazy speculative bubble, we talked about the depths of the crypto crisis, I think a lot of people initially looked at Bitcoin and said ‘oh didn’t scale, it’s not fast enough’, and everyone tried to create new features that Bitcoin didn’t have and they learned that it was hard to do that.” While in the bear market most institutions were focusing their effort in creating use cases for the coin and build the relevant platforms that
Robinhood, a Menlo Park, California-based stock brokerage firm that allows users to trade US listed stocks, exchange-traded-funds (ETFs), and cryptocurrencies with zero commission, had received a BitLicense and a money transmitter license in January 2019.
In the cryptocurrency world, there are always interesting changes and developments to keep an eye on. Whereas Initial Coin Offerings lost pretty much any traction in 2019, their successor has shown up in the form of Initial Exchange Offerings, or IEOs. The following major platforms all provide such token sales, and it seems the competition …
By CCN: Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions could translate into reality as soon as next year. The BBC reports that the social media behemoth is on track to start testing its bitcoin rival – known internally as
Ведущая по объемам торгов криптовалютная биржа Binance подтвердила готовность к запуску маржинальной торговли. В своем Twitter-аккаунте площадка продемонстрировала обновленный интерфейс с новой вкладкой “Margin”. Dark mode or Light mode ? #Binance pic.twitter.com/pGSb1np4yp — Binance (@binance) 24 мая 2019 г. Отметим, на скриншоте видно предупреждение о рисках, связанных с маржинальной торговлей. Тем не менее пока Binance решила не показывать непосредственную работу новых инструментов. За последние 24 часа цена Binance Coin (BNB) выросла более чем на 8%, превысив отметку в $33 и в очередной раз обновив исторический максимум. Напомним, в начале мая один из пользователей площадки обнаружил изменения в API биржи, предполагающие возможную разработку функциональности, связанной с маржинальной торговлей. Позже СЕО Binance Чанпэн Чжао подтвердил эту информацию. Подписывайтесь на канал Forklog в YouTube!
Telecom powerhouse AT&T has tied up with crypto payment processor BitPay to allow customers to use cryptocurrency to pay their bills, as per a public announcement, 23 May, 2019. This a major step to adoption as it marks the first instance of a major American company tying up with BitPay.…
Facebook aims to start testing its GlobalCoin cryptocurrency by year-end; Grayscale gets the nod to publicly quote eligible shares of Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE); and Coinbase opens up trading of the Dai stablecoin to all customers.
Facebook is planning to launch its cryptocurrency named ‘GlobalCoin’ in a dozen countries by the first quarter of the next year in 2020. Furthermore, the social media giant plans to test the cryptocurrency by the end of this year.
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin proposed a solution to improve the privacy of the network. His ‘minimal mixer design’ could send fixed quantities of ETH from one account to another without the link being visible on-chain.
Will Facebook cryptocurrency GlobalCoin be the catalyst to mass adoption propelling cryptocurrency usage from 30 million to 2.4 billion? Maybe, but several concerns remain. Facebook Quietly Planning Killer App If one thing was notable about Facebook and cryptocurrency this time last year, it was the platform’s hostility towards it. In January 2018, the social media …