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Chinese Crypto Trader: “It is Currently a Good Time to Buy Bitcoin”

Chinese billionaire and experienced crypto trader, Zhao Dong, has stated that now is a good time to buy Bitcoin. According to Dong, it is best to buy the digital asset when "nobody cares".  Bitcoin billionaire Zhao Dong said during an interview on WeChat, a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app, that now is the time to buy bitcoin...

Regulated Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange to Gamify Trading with ERC-1155 Tokens

Regulated Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange to Gamify Trading with ERC-1155 Tokens
Kriptomat has announced plans to use the Enjin Platform to integrate next-generation Ethereum-based ERC-1155 tokens to increase user retention and acquisition. This is the first time a cryptocurrency exchange has announced the adoption of blockchain-based virtual items to gamify its user experience.  Kriptomat is a regulated European fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange with features and usability designed to compete with Coinbase. They will...

Fundstrat Believes the Future is Looking Bright for Crypto

Fundstrat Global Advisors, the New York-based firm, believes that 2019 will be a good year for the crypto industry. In its latest report, the company outlined potential factors which will drive the prices up. Thomas Lee, who according to his Twitter believes that "data science speaks louder than gurus," was the one to tweet the report's introduction. Particularly, he posted infographics on...

Jack Dorsey: Square will implement Bitcoin Lightning Network in the Cash App

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of both Twitter and Square, is working with Lightning Labs to bring the Bitcoin Lightning Network to Square’s Cash App.  Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, also CEO of the popular Cash App by Square, said during an interview for the Stephen Livera's Bitcoin podcast, that rolling out the Lightning Network on Square’s Cash App is a question of “when,...

Ethereum Reclaimed the Second Place from XRP Ahead of Constantinople Upgrade

Ethereum (ETH) successfully reclaimed the second place today, pushing XRP to the number three position. Ethereum now has the second highest market cap after Bitcoin (BTC). Ethereum and XRP have been competing for the second place since the 4th quarter of 2018. For a long period of time, XRP had the upper hand. A bullish sentiment surrounding the Constantinople Upgrade is now...

SEC Commissioner Believes that Lack of Crypto Regulation is Not Doom and Gloom

Heister Pierce, a commissioner from the Securities and Exchange Commission, believes that lack of crypto regulation is not necessarily bad. In fact, it is an opportunity for the industry to enjoy freedom. In her speech at the University of Missouri School of Law, she noted that: “We might be able to draw clearer lines once we see more blockchain projects mature. Delay...

CoinGate Added Support for Litecoin Lightning Network Payments

CoinGate announced that it has added support for Litecoin (LTC) Lightning Network payments, enabling faster payments with lower fees. Lithuania-based CoinGate, a payment gateway for blockchain payments, announced in a tweet the support for Lightning Network payments with Litecoin. The Lightning Network offers faster payments with lower fees. https://twitter.com/CoinGatecom/status/1093845942560849920 By adding the Litecoin Lightning Network, Coingate has opened up the payment option to the more than 4,500 merchants...

Bakkt is Gearing Up For a Launch

Jeff Sprecher, CEO of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has good news for the crypto community. He said that Bakkt, the company's digital asset platform, will be launched later this year. Sprecher spoke to high-profile figures from companies like Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. He discussed ICE’s financial results for Q4 and the full year of 2018. Particularly, he noted that the company spent...

Will Bitcoin Recover?

As of February 2nd, 2019, we have been in the longest bear market Bitcoin has faced in its 10-year history. Many people got into cryptocurrencies in the bull run from September 2017- January 2018. Everyone, especially those people have one major question in mind, “Will Bitcoin recover?” There is no way to know if/when this will happen but be...

Bytecoin with the Full Release of Amethyst

Bytecoin has now rolled out the stable version of Amethyst 3.4.0, solidifying a swath of updates that retool the platform. Previously in its beta stage, Amethyst 3.4.0 is the product of a long process of testing and refinement. The stable release ossifies the following six changes: Deterministic wallets: previously wallet keys and passwords were kept inside of the wallet file...

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