ICO Sector Signals Uptick After Crypto Winter

The initial coin offerings (ICO) sector is showing signs of an uptick due to positive investor sentiment, apparently spurred by the recent crypto market rally. The data was revealed in a new report from token rating platform ICObench, shared with Cointelegraph on May 25. Providing data as of May 21, the report notes that the […]

Why the World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange is Fighting a VC Behemoth

Changpeng Zhao has filed a claim for compensation against Sequoia Capital (China) for unfairly preventing him from raising funds for Binance, which has since become the biggest crypto exchange in the global market. The chief executive blamed the venture capital firm for falsely accusing him of breaching exclusivity by initiating parallel discussions with a competition for […]

Not Everyone Thinks Facebook’s Crypto Project is a S***coin

By CCN: Zcash developer Zooko Wilcox, who has previously opined that cryptocurrencies can be used to evade taxes, posted an “unpopular opinion” to Twitter today: Facebook’s crypto project is “awesome.” Facebook Coin: “Awesome”? Unpopular opinion: I think the fact that Facebook is working on a crypocurrency is awesome. — zooko (@zooko) May 24, 2019 Facebook’s […]

A Stock Market Crash is Inevitable

By CCN: The US stock market teeters at its third-most expensive valuation in history, just a hair shy of ballooning past Black Tuesday and the 1929 stock market. That’s based on the Shiller P/E ratio, which is derived from average inflation-adjusted earnings from the previous ten years. The stock market is approaching historically-expensive territory. | Source: […]

India’s Third Largest Telecom Firm Partners with IBM to Block Pesky Calls, Messages

Smartphone users in India can soon say goodbye for good to unsolicited pesky calls and messages as one of the country’s largest telecom companies, Bharti Airtel in partnership with IBM plans to deploy a blockchain-powered pan-India network. This according to a report by Economic Times Telecom, May 23, 2019. Adios, Pesky Calls The problem of […]

Determine Which Coins Can Bring You Profit With RSI Hunter

Crypto markets, regardless of their bearish or bullish incline, offer plenty of opportunities to profit from trading. To take advantage of them, you need access to reliable market data and useful indicators. RSI Hunter is a platform that can help you to identify coins that have potential for growth based on their current market positions. […]

Could Bitcoin Reach $100,000 in 2020? This Indicator Says Aye

Bitcoin is about to get a lot more expensive than it is today, according to Dr. Julian Hosp. The author of ‘Cryptocurrencies Simply Explained‘ evaluated bitcoin’s future performance based on a textbook indicator that measures abundance in commodity markets. Titled Stock-to-Flow Ratio, the index measures the amount of an asset held in inventories (stock) with its […]

The Real Discussion About Ethereum’s Next Hard Fork Is About to Begin

More than two dozen ethereum improvement proposals (EIPs) have been submitted for review and inclusion in ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade or hard fork, dubbed Istanbul. The list – with 28 official EIPs and at least one other set to be added – include changes to the $27 billion network that impact its mining algorithm, code […]

Crypto Funds, Lending and Market Manipulation

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in cryptoassets, with news and views on crypto infrastructure delivered every Tuesday. Sign […]

BitMex: Becoming a Global Powerhouse Facing Obstacles to Scaling

From 2014 to 2017, BitMEX rose to become one of the biggest crypto investment platforms in the world. In a detailed blog post on May 23, 2019, BitMEX narrated their story of becoming an industry force and the upgrades they put out for the platform. The King of Crypto Derivatives BitMEX was launched in 2014 […]