Although the collective value of all crypto markets is only a tad above its year-to-date low, institutions still seem poised to tackle digital assets head on, with an array of Wall Street giants making meaningful moves throughout the past week.BitGo Receives U.S. Regulatory Approval To Launch Custody SolutionOn Thursday, CNBC...
If you have ever encountered the word ‘cryptocurrency’ or ‘bitcoin,’ there is a solid chance that within the same paragraph or even sentence the word ‘bubble’ could also be found. Bubble has indeed become a shibboleth for crypto sceptics, especially after the market soared at the end of 2017,...
Fear is addressed many times in trading. But many do not think about the opposite of fear – overconfidence, and how it can cause just as many problems as fear. Just like fear is amplified in the crypto space due to dramatic losses, the effects of overconfidence are amplified...
Despite an overwhelming sense of bearishness in both the sentiment surrounding bitcoin and the price itself, there are many developments set to occur in the next 18 months that could kick off another bull run. Improvements to the bitcoin infrastructure seem to be happening at a pace never before...
Venture capital investor Tim Draper has predicted that total cryptocurrency market capitalization will hit $80 trillion in the next 15 years, news outlet DealStreetAsia reported September 14. Speaking at the DealStreetAsia PE-VC Summit 2018 in Singapore, Draper argued that the significant slide in the cryptocurrency market in recent months is...
A new study by crypto finance company Circle, published September 12, shows that millennial women invest in cryptocurrency at half the rate of men. The survey collected answers from over 3,000 millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers in the U.S., covering such issues as investment, associated risks assessment, and attitudes...
Chen Min, the former chief chip maker at Bitcoin mining chip developer Canaan Creative, is turning her attention to Ethereum. Announcing her venture at the Ethereum Classic Summit in Seoul, South Korea, Chen’s new company, Linzhi, will focus on building cryptocurrency mining devices, and its first official products are...
France’s Minister for the Economy and Finance has announced that the government has accepted an article of the Business Growth and Transformation bill (PACTE) dedicated to Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), according to a tweet posted Wednesday, September 12. As finance Minister Bruno Le Maire states, the French stock markets regulator...
Japanese Fintech heavyweight SBI Holdings plans to launch a Ripple-powered mobile payment application called MoneyTap. In a tweet shared with his followers, Takashi Okita, CEO of SBI Ripple Asia shared the web page of the new payment application, which promises to offer "easy bank transfer application" without fees. The exact...
An alpha version of the new Lightning desktop app has been released. The application includes a redesigned and optimized backend for light clients, as well as a simplified interface for users with little to no cryptocurrency experience. Lead application developer at Lightning Labs Tankred Hase joined the company in January...