Over the past few months, South Korea has become one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency hubs. Local exchanges generate billions in volume every single day, divided among the top and smaller cryptocurrencies. Even though the government is looking to curb cryptocurrency trading, the general population is not too bothered. A new study shows that close to […]
There is a certain association between cryptocurrencies and video games which needs to be explored further. Buying video games with cryptocurrency has been possible for quite some time now. Services such as Kinguin still accept Bitcoin, even though Steam recently removed this payment option. There is now a “reverse service” known as Robot Cache that allows people to […]
Multiple cryptocurrency-related projects have surpassed the US$1 billion market cap in recent months. To many people, that comes as a big surprise, as this was still somewhat of an elite club not that long ago. Things have certainly changed quite a bit in this regard, but that doesn’t mean most people know anything about these projects. […]
With all cryptocurrency markets bouncing back slowly, it is only normal there will be some big gains on the charts. It all depends on when you look at the current prices, though. As of right now, the XRP price is back above $1.55, which represents a 24-hour increase by over 50%. Given the substantial losses […]
What do you get when you mix regulatory threats, an immature market infrastructure and an influx of new investors? Lots of red on the trading screens.
China lost its dominant position in the cryptocurrency ecosystem quite some time ago. For many level-headed people, any decision by the Chinese government will have no major impact whatsoever. At the same time, most markets will still respond negatively to any regulatory news originating from China. Thanks to the government’s latest effort to crack down on the trading […]
Israel’s government has published draft circular outlining possible approaches to taxing the proceeds of initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Soldiers in South Korea will no longer be able to access online cryptocurrency trading websites whilst at military bases. A notification issued Monday by the Ministry of Defence outlined plans to crackdown on digital currency trading. They also began shutting down access to websites about Bitcoin and other virtual currencies at the same time. The notification […]
For naive investors who invested in BitConnect (BCC), today marks an exponentially bigger loss than the general cryptocurrency downtrend. After discontinuing its “lending” program, BCC instantly plummeted over 90% from the day’s high, dropping from over US$330 to a low of just under $20. While most of the community warned about the blatant scam presented […]
For some investors, these past 24 hours have represented a state of panic, as cryptocurrency markets are experiencing a major drawback after an explosive December and first half of January. With Bitcoin down over 20%, only one coin on the top 100 outside of Tether (USDT) has maintained its dollar value in the wake of […]
In the climate of click bait, unreliable journalists and “fake news,” it’s something of an unspoken rule that any you should take any opinion with a pinch of salt. Professional review writing industries, as well as aggregates, have arguably been irrevocably tainted by financial interests. They are, after all, companies and as such have been […]
Everyone can agree the Bitcoin world has introduced us to some interesting characters. Some of them turned out to be clear scammers, whereas others have become almost revered. It was only a matter of time until someone like CoinDaddy came around. For those who are unaware, CoinDaddy is an actual rapper with a very strong focus on […]
Metropolitan Bank released a statement stating that it had a “long-standing policy” barring crypto-related wire transfers outside the U.S.
The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.
Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts may have noticed how all markets are in the red right now. We are not talking about small losses here either, as all currencies have lost double-digit percentages in value over the past 24 hours. One of the bigger “losers” in this regard is XRP, as the XRP price has lost a […]