TRON’s BitTorrent ICO Raises $7 Million in 15 Minutes

Binance Launchpad, the token launch platform of Binance, conducted an ICO of TRON’s BitTorrent tokens (BTT) on Jan. 28th., with tokens selling out in less than 15 minutes. Almost 60 billion tokens were sold, raising a total of $7 million. According to Binance’s CEO, the sale’s “demand was astronomical.” BitTorrent’s Token Sale Complete Despite the… Continue reading TRON’s BitTorrent ICO Raises $7 Million in 15 Minutes

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Currency.com Allows Crypto Traders to Buy Leveraged Equities, Indices and Metals

The worlds of traditional finance and cryptocurrency have always been divided, for regulatory and technical reasons. Until recently, it was difficult for cryptocurrency traders to gain exposure to stocks and commodities. Currency.com is looking to remedy that through launching the “Bitmex of stocks,” a crypto-friendly platform that promises high leverage and low barriers for entry.… Continue reading Currency.com Allows Crypto Traders to Buy Leveraged Equities, Indices and Metals

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PR: MoneyToken Is Launching Its Own Exchange – in Collaboration With Huobi Cloud

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. MoneyToken, one of the leading global crypto-lending platforms offering crypto assets-backed loans, has announced the launch of their… Continue reading PR: MoneyToken Is Launching Its Own Exchange – in Collaboration With Huobi Cloud

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Privacy and Scaling: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

On Tuesday, Jan. 29, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg revealed two planned features for the scheduled May 2019 BCH upgrade. In the gist published to Github, Lundeberg described a specific improvement that’s been discussed by cryptocurrency developers for years — implementing Schnorr signatures in place of ECDSA signatures. This could upgrade the BCH chain to… Continue reading Privacy and Scaling: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash

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Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay

Users from all over the world can now support the widely popular free encyclopedia Wikipedia with bitcoin cash donations via Bitpay. The non-profit model and global nature of the organization means it has to find a universal and cost-effective payment solution, and cryptocurrencies are an obvious choice.    Also Read: Blockchain.com Launches New Educational Resource… Continue reading Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations via Bitpay

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The Daily: Fidelity Crypto Custody Update, Cryptopia Hack Continues

In today’s edition of The Daily we feature a number of stories about financial companies adding cryptocurrency-related services including a custody solution from Fidelity and new CFDs for trading BCH vs precious metals. We also cover the latest update about the ongoing Cryptopia hack. Also Read: Report: Two Hacker Groups Stole $1 Billion From Crypto… Continue reading The Daily: Fidelity Crypto Custody Update, Cryptopia Hack Continues

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Markets Update: Top Crypto Assets Open 2019 With Slow Month of Trading

The leading cryptocurrency markets have seen a slow start to the year, with the top three markets by capitalization shedding between 10% and 37% since early January’s local highs. January has also seen volatility in market cap rankings, with XRP and ETH competing for the second largest crypto asset capitalization, and EOS, USDT, and BCH… Continue reading Markets Update: Top Crypto Assets Open 2019 With Slow Month of Trading

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Putting SubstratumNode v0.4.2 to the Test

A Substratum brand ambassador tested the latest SubstratumNode v0.4.2 release, showing outstanding speed and performance. However, CryptoSlate replicated these tests and the results were far from what was advertised. These inconsistencies raise questions around how speed tests are being conducted and marketed to the cryptocurrency community. On Jan. 10th, Substratum released v0.4.2 of SubstratumNode, a… Continue reading Putting SubstratumNode v0.4.2 to the Test

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Study Finds Three Quarters of Attendees at Crypto Events Are Male

A recently released report confirms a well-known observation – crypto-focused events are still largely male-dominated, not only in terms of registrants in general but also speakers. According to another finding, almost half of the attendees at the studied forums came from the U.S.   Also read: Crypto Mining Could Bring Russia $1B in Taxes, Report Suggests… Continue reading Study Finds Three Quarters of Attendees at Crypto Events Are Male

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