A “panicked” twenty-four hours in cryptocurrency markets saw Bitcoin (BTC) hit fresh lows not seen in over a year Nov. 20 as assets across the board shed millions. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker, Coin360, CoinMarketCap, and Bitcointicker captured frenetic activity into Tuesday as BTC/USD dropped up to 17 percent, at...
The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange OKEx hit back at accusations it “manipulated markets” by adjusting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) futures settlements in a fresh statement Nov. 20 sent to Cointelegraph. The exchange, which opted to deliver BCH futures early due to the coin’s contentious hard fork Nov. 15, subsequently saw a...
Monday, Nov. 19: after showing some signs of recovery yesterday, Nov. 18, cryptocurrency markets experience another dramatic fall. Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below the $5,000 mark, with some of the top 20 coins falling by as much as 20 percent at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After a...
On Nov. 14, MinerGate, a top-tier mining pool platform with 3.5 million users worldwide, has released the final version of their xFast Miner engine. As Claude Lecomte, the CEO and Founder of MinerGate reported to Cointelegraph, the brand new version of the engine has significantly increased the level of...
This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision In the year of bear markets and curbed enthusiasm, stablecoins have emerged as the asset class with which many of the crypto community associate...
Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Kraken confirmed in a blog post Nov. 18 that it had begun supporting both forks of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), while warning traders about “many red flags.” Kraken, which initially said it would only support only one of the two BCH chains – Bitcoin Cash ABC –...
Sunday, Nov. 18: after a tumultuous week, the crypto markets are today signalling recovery, with most of the top ten cryptocurrencies seeing healthy growth of within a 1 to 7 percent range, and the vast majority of the top 100 crypto assets by market cap in the green, as...
On November 7, the chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets announced details of the “CryptoRuble,” a long-discussed government cryptocurrency project.   Specifically, the official said that a state-backed stablecoin would be a complete equivalent to the Russian fiat ruble, but in a digital space. Russian authorities have...
The Bail Bloc initiative has started using cryptocurrency raised through charity to help people get out of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pretrial incarceration, according to a tweet posted by a Bail Bloc co-founder Nov. 15. ICE is a law enforcement agency of the federal government of the U.S,...
Decentralized Internet project TRON (TRX) is launching a $1 million accelerator program to support developers building DApps and products on the TRON protocol, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 16. The initiative aims to facilitate consumer adoption of blockchain technology through TRON’s ecosystem following the recent acquisition...