Coinbase announces new acquisition, wants to become 'Google of crypto'Coinbase has announced the acquisition of Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence platform. The cryptocurrency buying platform did not disclose the terms of the deal.Coinbase states that Neutrino will help the company 'prevent theft of funds from peoples' accounts, investigate ransomware attacks, and id
3 Sectors that the Lightning Network could disruptOver the past 10 years bitcoin failed to become a mainstream payment mechanism to rival Visa, Mastercard or even PayPal. One of the biggest drawbacks to using bitcoin for payments is the wait time required for transactions to be confirmed in the next block. The bitcoin blockchain is also limited to
BitTorrent (BTT): Another major exchange listing as USD market opensBitfinex has announced the listing of the BitTorrent (BTT) token on the exchange. Trading for BTT is now available against Bitcoin and USD.The announcement of Bitfinex comes 12 hours after the major Korean exchange Bithumb listed BitTorrent as well. To celebrate the addition of BTT to the platform,
Binance hours away from launching public testnet of Binance ChainBinance, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is set to release its decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, for public testing.Binance is mere hours away from launching the public testnet for its own blockchain, called Binance Chain. This blockchain will power Binance DEX which hopes to be th on the Binance Launchpad: all you need to knowAfter all the hype and excitement regarding BTT made the first ever use of the Binance Launchpad a serious story of success, the second project of the year is here. CZ has mentioned that he wants at least one monthly launch on the latest Binance platform, and so far they have managed to deliver.WATC
Cambridge Associates, pension adviser: "time to buy crypto"Boston-based analysts firm Cambridge Associates published a research note today. The consultant for pensions and endowments seems to be opening its doors to recommending crypto investments. The firm advises institutions that manage capitals in excess of $300 billion.According to an article by Bloomb
Japan's answer to Amazon may start accepting cryptocurrency soonRakuten, a Japanese e-commerce company, cited as Japan’s answer to Amazon may soon start to accept cryptocurrency through its mobile pay app…According to its annual earnings release for Q4 of 2018, the company is working on an upgrade to their mobile payment platform, Ratuken Pay, set for release in
Pump! EOS gains 22%(!), Bitcoin Cash 21%, Bitcoin passes $3,900Over the past 24 hours, crypto markets have been receiving significant amounts of capital coming from fiat currencies. Global market capitalization has increased in nearly $10 billion, or about 8%, with tokens from the top 10 leading the way clearly.The latest price surge is not as sudden as some of
Jimmy Song: "Bitcoin SV is clearly a scam"Bitcoin developer and well-known crypto personality, Jimmy Song recently took aim at Bitcoin SV, explaining why the coin is "clearly a scam."Jimmy Song has been critical of Bitcoin SV since the start. Now, in a recent video on YouTube, Song is looking to put all the claims that BSV is the more princ
Mastercard partners with Stellar startup to leverage blockchain techAccording to a press release, Mastercard is partnering with Stellar-based fintech company to develop an “open banking hub.”Mastercard, which processes an impressive $3.4 billion in transactions every day, is now working with to develop a connectivity layer for Mastercard, which wil