Tag Archives: Altcoin News

Better Than Bitcoin?: MIT, Stanford Profs Make Bold Claim about New Cryptocurrency

Researchers at Standford and MIT have developed a new cryptocurrency that they tout as superior to bitcoin, crypto’s gold standard. | Source: Shutterstock Researchers from seven colleges across the United States are working together on a supposedly groundbreaking cryptocurrency project which they say will offer scalability beyond anything that bitcoin can offer. Will a Cryptocurrency Called Unit-e Supplant… Read More »

ABCC Exchange Partners With Tron (TRX) to List TRC10 Tokens

Two days ago, the team at ABCC Exchange announced that they would be partnering with the Tron (TRX) foundation to list TRC-10 tokens on the platform. The tweet (below) making the announcement was also a few days before the NiTRON summit that starts today, January 17th. We are excited to announce our partnership with @Tronfoundation ahead of #niTROn2019!… Read More »

Binance Freezes Funds Stolen by Hackers from Cryptopia

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, was made aware via twitter of the presence of funds in the exchange that had been stolen from Cryptopia. CZ, as he is famously known, acknowledged that they identified the funds and had been able to freeze some of them. His exact words and tweet can be found below. Just checked, we… Read More »

Coinbase Acquisition: Californian based Data Collection Startup Blockspring Acquired by Coinbase

Coinbase has been aggressive when it comes to capturing the most potential startups. On Jan 17, 2019, in an undisclosed deal, Blockspring a California based data collection startup reported acquisition by Coinbase. This is Coinbase’s first major acquisition this year, it is worth noting that coinbase executed 4 major acquisition in 2018. Coinbase’s acquisition in 2018-2019 so far Apr 16,… Read More »

OKEx Launches Tron (TRX) Perpetual Swaps and Increases Leverage on those of Ethereum (ETH) and EOS

The Malta based cryptocurrency exchange of OKEx wishes to let its users know that it has launched Perpetual Swap Contracts for the popular digital asset of Tron (TRX). Trading of the new product will be available on OKEx.com and the OKEx mobile application. More on the TRX Perpetual Swap The exchange went on to explain that each contract… Read More »

Binance’s New Fiat-Crypto Exchange Receiving Overwhelming Response: CEO Changpeng Zhao

Binance new fiat exchange caters to European markets with Buy/Sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with Pounds and Euros option The new exchange receives overwhelming registration requests Binance CEO: “One thing we do “well” is underestimating ourselves & market” Launched in 2017, Binance is currently the number one crypto exchange with a market cap of $659 million as per the… Read More »

BAT Outperforms Bitcoin, XRP On New Brave Browser “Rewards” Feature

Brave Browser Announces BAT “Rewards” Feature On Tuesday, Brave Browser, a crypto-friendly internet application headed by the founder of Mozilla Firefox, Brendan Eich, made a surprising announcement, seemingly aiming to start of 2019 with a proverbial bang. Via a company release, conveyed through its in-house blog, the Brave and Basic Attention Token (BAT) team, which consists of Eich,… Read More »

Are Cryptocurrency Exchanges Safe? DEX the New Selling Keyword Post Cryptopia Hack

While New Zealand based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline after suffering a security breach, industry leaders call out ‘crypto enthusiasts’ to focus more on Decentralized Exchanges to avoid losses. DEX creators take full advantage of Cryptopia fall, DEX once again hot topic The latest tweet of Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance trolls the recent catastrophic hack suffered by Cryptopia… Read More »

Hack or Exit Scam? Cryptopia Users’ Millions of Dollars at Risk of Loss

Cryptopia exchange has reported a security breach and incurring significant losses, sparking the speculation of this being an exit scam as just a day before more than 19k ETH and 48 million CENNZ has been moved to unknown wallet. Fading Exchange Making an Exit Scam? New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia took to Twitter to announce that they have… Read More »

ICOs Raked in $13 Billion Despite 90% ETH Price Drop, New Research Finds

ICOs made almost $13 billion in profits from their token sales despite the 2018 cryptocurrency bear market, new research from BitMEX reveals. BitMEX: ICO Issuers ‘Gave Themselves $24 Billion’ Published January 16, the third instalment of the trading platform’s dedicated series on ICO statistics also suggests ICO teams “gave to themselves” tokens worth over $24 billion at the… Read More »