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Top Cryptos See Modest Gains After Wavering Earlier Today

The top 20 coins by market capitalization are all seeing green after wavering slightly earlier today. Jan. 1 — the top 20 coins are seeing moderate gains over the 24-hour period. Bitcoin has scaled back above $3,800 after falling below the mark earlier today. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is up […]

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Top Cryptocurrencies Mostly in the Red, Bitcoin Falls Below $3,900 Again

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting discreet losses, with Bitcoin worth less than $3,900 again. Sunday, Dec. 30 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing discreet losses while a few report discreet gains. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is under $3,900 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 24–30: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitcoin Private confirmed the secret creation of an additional 2 million coins, and South Korea rules in favor of Bithumb in investor lawsuit. Top Stories This Week Nvidia Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Losses After Lower GPU Mining Demand Graphics processing unit (GPU) producer Nvidia is currently facing a class action lawsuit over losses that […]

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Huobi to Launch Company’s First Exchange Dedicated to EOS in Q1 2019

Huobi plans to launch the company’s first crypto exchange — dedicated to EOS — in the first quarter of 2019. Huobi Group plans to launch the company’s first cryptocurrency exchange — which will be dedicated to EOS — in the first quarter of 2019, according to a press release sent to Cointelegraph on Dec. 29. […]

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Litecoin Foundation to Sponsor UFC Title Fight in Bid to Increase Crypto Adoption

The Litecoin Foundation will sponsor a mixed martial arts title fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship as part of its effort to expand crypto adoption. The Litecoin Foundation will sponsor an event of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts organization, according to an announcement published Dec. 26. In the statement, the foundation said […]

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Why Bitcoin, Ethereum and the Entire Crypto Market Are Down in Value

An opinion article on why the market is falling down The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. The way I see it, investors in 2017 — and specifically in Q4 — wanted to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) for the sole purpose of exchanging […]

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Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Bitcoin Cash, IOTA, TRON, Bitcoin SV, DASH

After dipping to year-to-date lows earlier in December, some cryptocurrencies are showing first signs of recovery. Cryptocurrencies as an asset class are maturing and carving out their own niche. While the equity markets had their worst week in the past 10 years, the crypto markets have bounced sharply from their lows, showing first signs of […]

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Bitfinex Crypto Exchange Launches Margin Trading for Stablecoin Tether

Crypto exchange Bitfinex has introduced margin trading for stablecoin Tether, and plans to add support for other stablecoin pairings. Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has introduced margin trading for stablecoin Tether (USDT), according to a blog post published Dec. 21. Bitfinex has launched margin trading for the USDT/USD pair, which would purportedly lead to more […]

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Bloomberg: Facebook is Developing a Cryptocurrency for Transfers in WhatsApp

Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Facebook is developing a cryptocurrency for transfers in WhatsApp. Facebook is reportedly making a cryptocurrency for users of the messaging service WhatsApp, Bloomberg reports on Dec. 20. The token will purportedly be used for money transfers made within the app, and will focus on the remittances market […]

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Ethereum-Based Chat Platform Lays Off 25% of Staff Due to Crypto Market Decline

Ethereum-based mobile app Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff following the crypto market crash. Ethereum (ETH)-based chat platform Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff due to the recent cryptocurrency market decline, according to a post published Dec. 11. Founded in 2017 in Switzerland, Status is an open source Ethereum-based […]