Category: Altcoin

Russian Crypto Exchange Gets Approval From Estonian Financial Watchdog

Russian cryptocurrency exchange B2BX has received regulatory approval from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to operate in the country, according to a press release published Nov. 12. Founded in 2014, B2BX is a part of the B2Broker group of companies and a full-featured spot trading platform, offering 34 cryptocurrency markets. In late 2017, the […]

Coinbase Launches Full Trading of Basic Attention Token

American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has announced the rollout of full trading of the Basic Attention Token (BAT) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps, per a blog post published Nov. 8. According to the announcement, Coinbase’s customers can now buy, sell, send, receive, or store BAT along with other […]

Crypto Payment Platform BitPay Introduces Settlement in Stablecoins

U.S.-based cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay has started accepting stablecoins, according to an announcement published Oct. 15. The company now allows its merchants to receive settlements in Gemini Dollars (GUSD) and Circle USD Coin (USDC). Founded in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, BitPay provides payment services with Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) with a customer base […]

Venezuela Mandates Passport Fees Must Be Paid in Controversial Cryptocurrency Petro

Venezuelans can only use the state-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, to pay for passport fees starting next week, the country’s vice president Delcy Rodriguez said in a press conference Friday, Oct. 5. Ahead of Petro’s official “launch” in November, Rodriguez confirmed that as of Monday, Oct. 8, fees for all passport applications will only be payable […]

Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Secures Insurance Coverage for Custodied Assets

Cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) has secured insurance coverage for custodied digital assets from lending services firm Aon, according to a press release published Oct. 3. Founded in 2014 in New York by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Gemini is now the 50th largest digital currency exchange by 24 hour adjusted trade […]

Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto firms is planning to pay Klein/Johnson Group, a bipartisan lobby group, to assist the crypto and blockchain community […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 17

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Mt.Gox, the bankrupt Bitcoin exchange that collapsed in […]

BitPay CCO Predicts Altcoins to ‘Never Come Back,’ Bitcoin to ‘Rebound’ in 2019

The CCO of global crypto payment processor Bitpay said that altcoins “will never come back,” while Bitcoin (BTC) will “rebound” in 2019, in an interview with Bloomberg September 12. The Chief Commercial Officer of BitPay Sonny Singh said that cryptocurrency markets are now on the threshold of a new stage of progress, which requires a […]

Kraken Crypto Exchange, Community Blast Bloomberg Article on Tether ‘Red Flags’

Major crypto exchange Kraken has issued a scathing response to a recent Bloomberg article about stable cryptocurrency Tether (USDT) allegedly “defying logic” on Kraken’s platform. The article in question, titled “Crypto coin Tether defies logic on Kraken’s market, raising red flags,” was published on Bloomberg June 29, with comments and analysis from several academics and […]