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17 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
A report published by investment management firm VanEck on Jan. 29 suggests that institutional investors should allocate a small percentage of their capital into Bitcoin (BTC). Per the report, “Bitcoin may enhance the risk and return reward profile of institutional investment portfolios.” The researchers also claim: ... Read more

14 February 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
With May’s Bitcoin halving event drawing ever closer, Coinbase recently took to pushing the “Bitcoin as digital gold” narrative. In a tweet-storm to promote an accompanying blog-post published Feb. 7, it covered the key reasons why the halving and subsequent supply rate reduction will further cement that link. ... Read more

13 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Litecoin Foundation is partnering with Cred to offer interest on Litecoin (LTC) collateral, a Feb. 10 press release announced. Cred customers can lock their coins with the provider to earn up to 10% annual percentage rate. Thanks to the strategic partnership, LTC holders will be able to lend their cryptocurrency at lucrative rates, similar to the various decentralized finance (DeFi) solutions on Ethereum. To benefit from the interest, a commitment of six months is required, ... Read more

12 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies have been compared to FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) companies due to their network effects, as reported by Cointelegraph. The rationale that the increase in people using a platform makes its value increase exponentially — as it happens with Facebook or the App Store — is applied to cryptocurrencies at large: The more people that hold a crypto asset, the bigger increase in market value. ... Read more

12 February 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Edge, the web browser of information technology giant Microsoft, now blocks cryptojacking malware. A Microsoft Edge spokesperson told Cointelegraph on Feb. 10 that the latest version of the web browser features a new PUA (Potentially Unwanted Apps) blocking feature that may block some illicit cryptocurrency mining malware. ... Read more

10 February 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Tether is now supporting a gold-backed stablecoin, Tether Gold (XAU₮), according to a Jan. 23 press release. One token represents ownership of one troy fine ounce of physical gold, currently worth approximately $1,550. ... Read more

9 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Bitcoin price has surpassed $10,000 on Feb. 9, breaking its key psychological level and in doing so reached its highest point since October last year. ... Read more

8 February 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
According to data provided by CoinMetrics, the amount of Tether (USDT) that has been issued on the Tron (TRX) blockchain nearly reached 1 bln. ... Read more

6 February 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Despite the collapse of crypto markets in 2019, the Litecoin network still saw massive usage which brought its yearly trading volume to over $100 billion. ... Read more

5 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
USD-Tether is the largest stablecoin with a market capitalization of more than $4.63 billion. The increase or decrease in the supply of the stablecoin has had a notable effects on the crypto market. ... Read more

3 February 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
If you wanted to go deep on blockchain at the World Economic Forum, you needed to attend the conference’s side events. ... Read more

1 February 2020 By Lilly Harvey
A millionaire by age 18, early Bitcoin (BTC) investor Erik Finman said the environment around Bitcoin has significantly changed since 2011 — and not for the better. ... Read more

30 January 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Bitcoin exchange LocalBitcoins, often used as a gauge of bitcoin interest and prices around the world, has suddenly ... Read more

28 January 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Bitcoin (BTC) skeptic and gold bug Peter Schiff is unwittingly advertising the cryptocurrency’s virtues over other ... Read more

27 January 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Recent research shows that Ether (ETH) was the cryptocurrency most correlated to the rest of the crypto market in 2019. ... Read more

26 January 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee proposed mining pool donations as a new funding method for cryptocurrency ... Read more