Coinbase Pro Adds Dash But Excludes New York and UK Traders

Coinbase Pro confirmed the addition of the Dash (DASH) digital coin to its trading mix, but under certain conditions. New York and the United Kingdom will be exempted from the trading launch, due to various regulatory limitations. Coinbase Restricts Dash Anonymity Features Dash (DASH), a coin with optionally anonymous transactions, will finally be added to Coinbase Pro. The listing of the asset however, does not promise a launch on Coinbase. Usually, assets end up being added to the wider market platform, offering retail investors the chance to buy into new…

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Bitcoin Price ‘Won’t Stop’ At $30K As Reaction To Difficulty Begins

Bitcoin’s current price cycle should obliterate current all-time price highs and even exceed $30,000, commentators say as new data surfaces. 2018 Difficulty Low Can Propel Bitcoin To $31K In an ongoing debate on social media, well-known figures from the Bitcoin 00 community argue that BTC/USD is just as the start of its next parabolic run.  The basis for the optimism is a chart by the Twitter analyst PlanB, which has forecast a $30,000 Bitcoin price for 2021.  “When we pass 20k, I don’t see us stopping at 30…,” Lightning Torch…

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Binance Successfully Debuts Bitcoin Futures 1 Week Before Bakkt

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has formally launched its Bitcoin futures platform following a user-based testing phase. User-Tested Bitcoin Futures Hit Market Confirmed on social media, Binance is now live with Bitcoin futures, offering a 50% discount on trading fees for the platform’s first three months.  The exchange announced it would pay users to test two potential versions of its futures platform, the trial running for five days last week. One candidate came from Binance’s own developers, while the other was from JEX, which it acquired at the beginning of September. “In…

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Will CryptoKitties New Blockchain Flow Be The Next Ethereum Killer?

One of the first blockchain based games that was most renowned for ‘breaking’ Ethereum back in 2017 is set to return on its own platform. The founders are hoping to revive the viral CryptoKitties craze that was ridiculously popular two years ago – but will they succeed? Dapper Labs Gets Big Backers According to a report by Forbes, entertainments giant, Warner Music Group, is one of a number of investors looking into a new public blockchain for the digital moggies. Others include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, and Digital Currency…

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Review: Coinfinity’s Card Wallet Provides Tamper-Proof Cold Storage

Outside of exchanges, few cryptocurrency industries are as prosperous as custody. At this stage in Bitcoin’s lifespan, trading crypto and storing crypto appear to be the most popular use cases for crypto – in that order. As a result, a thriving aftermarket for crypto storage solutions has sprung up, both custodial and non-custodial, hot and cold, online and offline. Card Wallet from Coinfinity is the latest product to enter the fray, providing a secure way for storing BTC and ETH offline. Also read: Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by…

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More Pain For Altcoins as Bitcoin Chases New Dominance High

Analysts are ending the week with a little hopium after bitcoin broke through a falling wedge and is back chasing a new market dominance high. However, a good day for BTC generally means more pain for altcoins and that can be seen on markets this morning. Bitcoin Breaks Wedge A few hours ago, BTC tapped an intraday high of $10,450 according to the charts. The move puts it back to Monday’s high and wipes out a week’s worth of losses. This week analysts have been predicting a drop back into…

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With ETH 2.0 To Be Launched Soon, Where’s Ethereum Classic At

Ethereum has big plans to address scaling issues, a transition to Proof-of-Stake, and essentially upgrade to ETH 2.0. Meanwhile, the often-overlooked Ethereum Classic appears to have big plans of its own, like perhaps taking over from ETH 1.0. Some have even suggested that this was the plan from the start. From The Domain Of Ethereum Purists… Ethereum Classic emerged in 2016 following a contentious hard fork of the ETH network. The forking majority supported a rollback of the Ethereum blockchain, to reverse the damage done by a major hack on…

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Five Countries With Most Number of Crypto Exchanges

The UK is the world’s leader for registered crypto exchanges, with 43 market operators, shows research by CrystalBlockchain. A mix of favorable regulations and a concentration of wealth builds the rest of the list, forming several curious hotspots of cryptocurrency activity. Liberal Crypto Regulations and Capital UK: The United Kingdom hosts 43 market operators, offering a favorable regime and proximity to a still booming financial sector. This market, however, is uniquely threatened, as a no-deal Brexit looms, with unforeseen effects on the rules for the link between crypto coins and…

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Crypto Wallet Keys Could Be Stolen Due To Weak Intel Chips

Cryptography is all about security. The notion of having a public and private crypto wallet key and multiple hashes adds to those layers of security but at the bottom of it all is a computer processing all of the data. Researchers have now revealed flaws in certain Intel server chips that may allow secure keystrokes to be recorded. Intel Server Chip Flaw According to security researchers, attackers may be able to exploit a flaw in certain Intel server processors in order to access sensitive data flowing through them. In 2011…

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The Marshall Islands Will Proceed with SOV Cryptocurrency

The next stage for SOV cryptocurrency was revealed yesterday at Invest: Asia. The RMI is moving ahead with a timed-release monetary issuance. The Marshall Islands announced the creation of the first-ever legal tender issued as a cryptocurrency, the Sovereign (SOV) back in February 2018. Yet since then, things have gone a bit quiet.  Yesterday, however, at the Invest: Asia cryptocurrency conference in Singapore, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) announced that it is moving ahead with its blockchain-based national currency after all. The Marshall Islands is on track to…

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