Crypto Giant Coinbase Hints at First-Ever U.S. Bitcoin Margin Trading

Crypto Giant Coinbase Hints at First-Ever U.S. Bitcoin Margin Trading


By CCN: For years, the global bitcoin margin trading market has been dominated by BitMEX, which at one point reached a daily volume of $10 billion on May 12, a new record high for the company. Now, Coinbase and Binance are looking to enter the market. Read more

Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $9,000 Before ‘Fakeout’ Dump to $8,000 in Minutes

Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $9,000 Before ‘Fakeout’ Dump to $8,000 in Minutes


By CCN: On May 31, the bitcoin price briefly hit $9,000, achieving a new 2019 high in a powerful recovery from around $8,500. Within minutes, the bitcoin price crashed from $9,000 to $8,200, falling as low as $8,000 on Bitstamp. Read more

Still Reeling From $54 Million Bitcoin Hack, Binance Sues Sequoia Capital

Still Reeling From $54 Million Bitcoin Hack, Binance Sues Sequoia Capital


By CCN: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao — who is still reeling after a $54 million bitcoin hack — is suing Sequoia Capital China, a unit of California-based venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Read more

Litecoin (LTC) Price Soars 13% to Smash Weekly High of $100

Litecoin (LTC) Price Soars 13% to Smash Weekly High of $100


By CCN: Litecoin price (LTC) rose above $100 Friday for the first time in eight days, a move that marked the asset’s likelihood of retesting its 2019 high at $107.60. Read more

Bitcoin Wallet Researchers Slam ‘Inappropriate’ Redditor’s Coinomi Complaint

Bitcoin Wallet Researchers Slam ‘Inappropriate’ Redditor’s Coinomi Complaint


By CCN: CipherBlade, a blockchain security research firm, has published the results of a lengthy investigation into the claims of a Coinomi user. Read more

Binance Officially Launches DEX, Sparks New Era of Decentralized Crypto Exchanges

Binance Officially Launches DEX, Sparks New Era of Decentralized Crypto Exchanges


By CCN.com: The world’s largest crypto exchange Binance has launched Binance Decentralized Exchange (DEX) on April 23 following the official release of the Binance Chain mainnet. Read more

Ethereum Creator Rips Crypto Conference for Hosting Bitcoin SV ‘Shills’

Ethereum Creator Rips Crypto Conference for Hosting Bitcoin SV ‘Shills’


Readers may remember the legendary moment last year when Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin responded to a talk by Craig Wright to call him a “fraud.” Buterin had endured enough of what he viewed to be baseless claims on the part of Wright, who at the time was talking about “dishonest miners” in the crypto economy. Read more

Bitcoin Mining: Key Stat Exposes Ridiculous Energy Consumption FUD

Bitcoin Mining: Key Stat Exposes Ridiculous Energy Consumption FUD


By CCN: Antoine Le Calvez, a researcher for CoinMetrics, set out to determine how Bitcoin’s environmental impact compares to that of the auto industry. His striking conclusion? US vehicles consume roughly the same amount of energy in three days as Bitcoin has consumed in its entire existence. Read more

Asset Manager Warns of ‘New Lows’, Predicts Bitcoin Price Crash to $1,000

Asset Manager Warns of ‘New Lows’, Predicts Bitcoin Price Crash to $1,000


According to Tyler Jenks, the president of Lucid Investments, bitcoin could fall back to $4,200 in the near future and may eventually drop to $1,000. Read more

Fintech Pioneer Fights Back Against Seed Investor-Turned-Scammer

Fintech Pioneer Fights Back Against Seed Investor-Turned-Scammer


SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA, April 14th. 2019 – After four years, a continent-spanning saga of theft, betrayal, cryptocurrency, and concealed identity may soon draw to a close in London and San José. Walter Gomez, co-founder of fintech pioneer Börser S.A., formally announces his pursuit of legal action against Edward Roworth and Jaspal Singh Arri. Read more
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