Category Archives: News & Updates

Coinbase Acquires The Decentralized Exchange Paradex

Coinbase acquires a decentralized exchange known as Paradex, gears up for the trading of “hundreds of tokens.” Coinbase announced Wednesday that they have acquired Paradex, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. With this acquisition, Coinbase plans to make some changes to Paradex that will allow Coinbase users to trade “hundreds of tokens.” After Coinbase has made those […]

The Crypto Market In Australia, Bullish Stance

When most people think of the land down under, they envision an island covered in deadly snakes and spiders, surrounded by an ocean filled with deadly man-eating sharks and have crocodile skin wearing, bowie knife-wielding true blue Aussies that throw shrimps on the barbie while downing an ice cold Fosters next to their pet kangaroos… […]

Is Bitcoin Price Being Manipulated? The U.S. Is Set To Find Out

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) wants to find out whether digital currency prices are subject to manipulation, reports Bloomberg citing anonymous sources. The U.S. authorities have long been worried about what is happening on the crypto market. In 2015, The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) declared Bitcoin a commodity while the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in the summer […]

Circle Invest Makes Trading Easy

Circle Invest allows investors to easily “Buy the Market” by purchasing all seven coins available on their platform in one transaction, allocations based on current weighted market cap. On May 22, Circle Invest released a much needed feature,  buy the market. Circle is a peer-to-peer technology company based in the U.S. They are backed by Goldman […]

Brave Browser Surpasses 5 Million Downloads On Google Play Store

The Brave browser, the crypto-powered browser aiming to become the future of internet browsing, blows past 5 million downloads. Brave, an ad-blocking browser powered by cryptocurrency, has reached over 5 million downloads on the Google Play Store. Brave was developed by Brendan Eich, the creator of Mozilla Firefox. Brave was founded on May 28th, 2015, […]

Lightspeed Wants to Join Crypto World But Doesn’t Know How

Lightspeed Venture Partners, a Silicon Valley firm known for investing in hit apps like Snapchat, is set to create a crypto-fund, according to people close to the firm, reports Recode. The problem, however, is that it still does not know how to do it. The company’s interest in digital cryptocurrencies has been varying. If five years […]

Bad news strikes AGAIN for Verge (XVG)

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) appears to have succumbed to a 51 percent attack for the second time this quarter. Is the end nearing for Verge? Small recap: on April 4, 2018, the Verge network was taken over by a so-called 51% attack. This means that a group or person has received more than 50% of […]

The Second Largest German Stock Exchange Starts Crypto Trading

Börse Stuttgart, the second largest traditional stock market exchange in Germany, announces direct crypto trading beginning in September 2018. Late last week it was announced that Börse Stuttgart, the second largest stock exchange in Germany, has launched crypto trading through a subsidiary. They are set to go live in September and will be offering Bitcoin […]

Eight Years Ago Today, Somebody Paid 10,000 Bitcoins For Pizza

The first reported exchange of Bitcoin for a consumer item was completed eight years ago today. It is important to step back every so often and consider how far Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have come. Today celebrates the eight-year anniversary of the first known transaction of Bitcoin for a consumer product. Eight years ago today, a man paid […]

Norway is Considering an Official Digital Currency

The Norwegian Central Bank, Norges Bank, has published a report on Central bank digital currencies, in which it explores the potential outcome of adopting a digital currency. The 55-page report’s primary aim is to scratch the surface of how CBDCs could function, disseminate information and initiate a public discussion regarding it. The authors acknowledge the decline […]