BitMEX founder Arthur Hayes has recently been in the news as a high profile antagonist of ether, going as far as describing it as a “two‐digit shitcoin.” Some have accused him of using his platform to encourage users to short the number two cryptocurrency.
Global fintech company TigerWit Limited has partnered with Liverpool FC and launched its blockchain‐based trading app. According to the press release published on September 17, 2018, TigerWit will gain increased exposure as Liverpool FC’s new official foreign exchange trading partner.
Japanese Fintech giant SBI Holdings will launch a Ripple‐based mobile application called Money Tap by the end of 2018. Takashi Okita, the CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, announced the news via a tweet on September 12, 2018, and shared a website of the new mobile application.
South Korean mobile carrier and global electronics giant LG Uplus has joined forces with Far EasTone Telecommunications, SoftBank, and TBCASoft, to develop a cross‐carrier blockchain payments solution to enable local mobile phone subscribers from different networks to make quick payments with their phones when they travel abroad, reported The Korea….
The price of bitcoin closed the week three percent higher, around the $6,500 mark, as bulls managed to regain the upper hand to allow bitcoin to remain above its most recent $6,000 resistance. In the past seven days, blockchain media was filled with stories of regulators cracking down on fraudulent….
Robinhood has been making waves since it launched its zero‐fee crypto trading platform in 2013. The adoption of different altcoins, regulatory approval in a handful of American states, and a fast‐growing user base have all pointed to a potential unicorn in the space.
Stockholm‐based XBT Provider AB, the company that created the first exchange‐traded bitcoin trackers, now wants to offer a whole basket of digital currencies to bet on, Bloomberg reported on September 16, 2018.
Leading blockchain project Bancor is attempting to introduce automated cryptocurrency trading through its innovative technological solutions. Using a combination of its proprietary algorithm called the Bancor Protocol and a new type of smart contract‐powered token, Bancor believes it can usher in a new age where people can trade digital currencies….
Cryptocurrency‐related lawsuits have officially reached its peak, tripling in 2018 According to a 2018 Securities Litigation Report released on September 11 by Lex Machina. The number of cases mentioning Bitcoin or blockchain has increased significantly from the previous years, which coincide with the rise and fall of bitcoin and other….
The initial coin offering (ICO) market is snowballing, with 537 ICOs and $13.7 billion in funds closing successfully in the first five months of 2018. According to Consultancy UK’s article published on September 17, 2018, the ICO market’s boom is a result of more explicit regulation in some jurisdictions, which….