You Can Now Send Bitcoin (BTC) Tips Instantly on Twitter via the Lightning Network

If a big move for cryptocurrency adoption, a new service has been created that enables users to give instant Bitcoin tips on Twitter via the Lightning Network. European startup Tippin.me has developed a new plugin extension for both Chrome and Firefox that adds a little tip button to Twitter. The button enables users to send instant tips of any BTC…

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World Gold Council Says Crypto Can’t Replace Gold

Ever since the Bitcoin (BTC) bull run of 2017 – it seems like everybody has been vocal about their opinions about cryptocurrency. Often times, there might be reasons for the opinion, and they might be part of an overall agenda. We have seen various finance executives downplay cryptocurrency, knowing that they represent a threat to traditional financial institutions. This includes…

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Coinbase’s Coinbase Ventures Backs Fast-Growing South American AirTM Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Top-tier cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has – via its Coinbase Ventures investment arm – participated in Mexico-based crypto exchange AirTM’s latest round of financing, according to an AirTM blog post published on Wednesday. AirTM, which has helped individuals – predominantly in South America – conduct transactions in a manner than circumvents legacy banking systems, shared on Wednesday that Coinbase Ventures’ investment…

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ConsenSys-backed Nuo Network Becomes First to Bring Non-Custodial Margin Trading to Ethereum Blockchain

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The budding open finance sector built atop Ethereum grew even stronger today after ConsenSys Ventures-backed Nuo Network unveiled its first-of-its-kind product: non-custodial margin trading with up to 5x leverage. Indeed, Nuo Network – a peer-to-peer marketplace to connect lenders and borrowers from across the world using smart contracts – has provided its users with the ability to long or short…

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Kucoin Gives Back To Users, Offers Zero Trading Fees Until 2/21

It’s hard to argue that it’s a great time for cryptocurrency markets right now, given the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) has lost the majority of its value (from all-time highs), but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t successful cryptocurrency exchanges out there. One obvious example is Binance, which continues to expand globally and is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Long Positions Drop Suddenly Following a Week of Recovery

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Over the past few days, the cryptocurrency market has shown signs of an impressive recovery, with Bitcoin (BTC), XRP and Litecoin (LTC) all up by around 8 percent since this time last week. With the rise in prices, BTC/USD long positions have also been steadily growing since the end of January. In fact, until today they were at some of…

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IBM Blockchain Lead Hints at “Special Announcement” Involving Stellar Blockchain, XLM Cryptocurrency, Fiat-Backed Stablecoins

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Jesse Lund (Head of Blockchain Development & Digital Currencies, IBM) has hinted at what he calls “a special announcement” of a partnership with the Stellar Development Foundation, the entity steering the growth of Stellar – a blockchain-powered network home to the Stellar Lumens (XLM) cryptocurrency. Lund shared the exciting news during at last week’s IBM Think 2019 conference in an…

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Pompliano Believes Bitcoin (BTC) Will Be A Global Reserve Currency

When it comes to cryptocurrency proponents, there are few as enthusiastic as Anthony Pompliano. Not only is Pompliano a founder and partner of cryptocurrency asset firm Morgan Creek Digital, but he also keeps many cryptocurrency lovers informed through his “Off The Chain” newsletter, as well. Pompliano hasn’t held his tongue when he feels that it’s a bearish time for cryptocurrency,…

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Forbes Launches Premium Crypto Newsletter

There are all sorts of achievements and partnerships that the cryptocurrency community has praised, and some have been more successful than others. It’s clear that if you are a cryptocurrency proponent, you understand that the more that individuals are aware of cryptocurrencies, the more potential there is for mass adoption of potential money flow into the crypto-markets. One sign that…

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Luxembourg Passes New Crypto Law

It’s always interesting to follow the stances that certain countries take regarding cryptocurrency markets, and there’s no doubt that there are governments that have gone out of their way to embrace blockchain innovation, while others have cracked down. It appears as though Luxembourg is proving itself more forward-thinking than others. Specifically, Luxembourg is now offering protection to cryptocurrency traders and…

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