Coinbase Seeks Patent for Security-Enhanced Bitcoin Payment System

U.S.-based digital currency exchange Coinbase has filed a patent on a new Bitcoin payment system designed to make cryptocurrency payments safer. The new platform will provide an added layer of security for users’ keys and allow them to make Bitcoin payments directly from their digital wallets.A segment of the patent filing states, “It may be … Continue reading Coinbase Seeks Patent for Security-Enhanced Bitcoin Payment System

UK Regulator Warns Investors of Rising Cryptocurrency Scams

The Financial Conduct Authority, UK’s financial watchdog, is reminding consumers that cryptocurrency scams are rising in the country. Residents in the United Kingdom who decide to invest in Bitcoin or any other virtual currency are not protected by the regulatory framework given that cryptocurrencies are not regulated by the FCA. £2 Million Lost In Cryptocurrency … Continue reading UK Regulator Warns Investors of Rising Cryptocurrency Scams

Dutch Trader Loses Reclamation Suit Against Banks That Froze His Accounts

In November 2016, a Dutch cryptotrader tried to buy his first 10 bitcoin, first using funds from his ING bank and later from ABN Amro. Both banks denied the transactions. He subsequently filed a complaint with Kifid (Financial Services Complaints Institute), a resource that mediates between consumers and small businesses when there are complaints about … Continue reading Dutch Trader Loses Reclamation Suit Against Banks That Froze His Accounts

[promoted] Equity Trust Forges a New Path for Crypto-Based IRA Investments

Asset diversification has long been touted as a critical strategy for wealth building. This method of portfolio management, which traditionally involves a mix of stocks, fixed assets and commodities allows for maximum return at the least amount of risk — an important element for retirement savings. One company with a strong foothold in this investment … Continue reading [promoted] Equity Trust Forges a New Path for Crypto-Based IRA Investments

Why is Zcash 2.0 Sapling Release Important for Private Crypto Transactions?

Privacy cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) announced the release of their 2.0.0 version on August 16th, introducing the first Sapling-compatible version of the Zcash node software.  The privacy currency also added several other notable features in the newest software update, including an important fix to the peer banning bug that came about following the previous Overwinter update. … Continue reading Why is Zcash 2.0 Sapling Release Important for Private Crypto Transactions?

U.K.-Based Crypto Facilities Adds Bitcoin Cash Futures to Its Offerings

U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures exchange Crypto Facilities, which is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings, a press release shared on the exchange’s website reveals. Trading for the bitcoin cash-dollar (BCH/USD) futures began today, August 17, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. GMT +1 (11:00 a.m. EST).The addition of … Continue reading U.K.-Based Crypto Facilities Adds Bitcoin Cash Futures to Its Offerings

Crypto Trading Fees a Major Revenue Driver Despite Market Decline

Top analysts from major money management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. believe that revenue from crypto trading fees will double in 2018, despite declining interest and prices in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. Bernstein Suggests Crypto Trading is the Next Big Thing New York-based global asset management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. has … Continue reading Crypto Trading Fees a Major Revenue Driver Despite Market Decline

Did Bitcoin Bottom Out at $5,800 and is This the Beginning of a New Rally?

In merely three days, the Bitcoin price has recovered from $5,850 to $6,500, leading the entire crypto market to rebound by a large margin. Followed by the establishment of Bitcoin’s newly found momentum, tokens and small market cap cryptocurrencies have risen by absurdly large margins, by around 30 to 80 percent in the past 48 … Continue reading Did Bitcoin Bottom Out at $5,800 and is This the Beginning of a New Rally?

Daily Recap: Crypto Market Surges as Tokens Including VeChain Spike 50%

The cryptocurrency market has shown a marked recovery from its bearish mood which saw Bitcoin drop below $6,000 to a near 2018 low. While Bitcoin stands at $6,500 today – an increase of over 2% in 24 hours, crypto analysts say that only an upward movement above key resistance at $6,675 would indicate a bullish … Continue reading Daily Recap: Crypto Market Surges as Tokens Including VeChain Spike 50%

XRP Recovers as Ripple Expands Crypto Exchange Partners

Ripple’s cryptocurrency, XRP, has had the year from hell. From its January all-time high it has taken one of the heaviest beatings of all the altcoins and plunged 93% to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday. However, parent company Ripple has probably made more partnerships than any other crypto organization so can things … Continue reading XRP Recovers as Ripple Expands Crypto Exchange Partners