Initial Exchange Offerings Are Showing No Sign of Slowing Down

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Six months in and initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are refusing to die. Following a year of ICO stagnation in 2018, it appeared that the crypto crowdfunding bubble had popped, sending tokenized projects back to the drawing board. Instead, the medium has been reborn under a different banner. In 2019, IEO token issuance is all the…

DAI is the first stablecoin listed on Coinbase Earn

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Dai is the first stablecoin to be listed on Coinbase’s education portal, which will enable its users to earn $6 in the coin by participating in lessons. Coinbase adds DAI to its Earn program According to the company’s official blog post, starting from June 10, its customers will be able to earn DAI by watching…

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Hit New Records

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Ever since the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) announced it was ending its bitcoin futures products back in March, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) has seen a huge influx of bitcoin derivatives volumes. During the second week of May, CME’s bitcoin futures touched a milestone when it surpassed 33,000 contracts ($1.3 billion notional value)…

EOS voting structure encourages centralization

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EOSIO, the blockchain protocol created by Block.one, saw its popularity skyrocket in the past year. The network is facing problems of increased geographical centralization—which could be problematic for the protocol’s security and trustworthiness. How does EOS work? Launched on June 14, 2017, EOS is a young but popular blockchain protocol designed to host decentralized applications…

100 Bitcoin Users Perform What Might Be Largest ‘CoinJoin’ Transaction Ever

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The startup behind the privacy-centric bitcoin app Wasabi Wallet recently brought together 100 people to collectively execute a “CoinJoin” transaction.

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

Yahoo Japan-Backed Exchange Launches Crypto-Yen Markets and Margin Trading

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Back in April 2018, it was revealed that Yahoo Japan was planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange licensed by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). Now, a year later, Yahoo Japan’s trading platform Taotao is open offering BTC and ETH trading while also providing users with margin trading available in litecoin (LTC), ripple (XRP) and bitcoin…

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Sink Lower Finding New Support Levels

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On June 9, digital currency markets have been meandering along in a consolidated manner after the slight downturn this afternoon. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency market is around $243 billion, but global trade volume has dropped from $80 billion on June 5 to $56 billion this weekend. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace…

Investor: Bitcoin could be benefiting from the economic crises around the world

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Bitcoin has been on a 174-day bull rally since the low of Dec. 15, 2018, when it was trading at $3,150, which has seen its price surge 188 percent reaching $9,070 on May 30. According to some analysts and investors, the upswing may be partially be attributed to the financial crises affecting the world’s biggest…