ErisX’s crypto Spot Market platform goes live in the $20 million funding round

ErisX’s crypto Spot Market platform goes live in the $20 million funding round

ErisX spot market launches with BTC, BCH, LTC and, ETH US dollar trading pairs. ErisX derivative trading awaits regulatory approval; futures trading expected in the near future. The company that that is looking forward to offering cryptocurrency derivatives, ErisX has today announced the launch of a crypto spot market.

Bitmain-Backed Japanese Crypto Exchange Liquid Readies US Launch

Bitmain-Backed Japanese Crypto Exchange Liquid Readies US Launch

By CCN: Liquid, a Bitmain-backed Japanese cryptocurrency platform operated by Singaporean crypto exchange Quoine, plans to expand into the United States. Liquid hopes to on-board U.S. clients by January 2020. In an April 29 statement, Liquid said it partnered with a consortium of crypto and fintech investors called Virtual Currency Partners (VCP).

Saudi British Bank Teams Up With Ripple To Use XRP For Cross-Border Payments

Saudi British Bank Teams Up With Ripple To Use XRP For Cross-Border Payments

Just a few days ago, Ripple’s showed signs it was probably going down. However, the cryptocurrency seems to have survived and is on its way to recovery alongside other top currencies. Several factors may be involved in bringing the asset back up, but one of them must be the recent announcement of a partnership between its host company and Saudi British Bank (SABB) .

Bitcoin Daily Chart Alert – Pause, Or Bearish Pennant Pattern? – Apr. 30

Bitcoin Daily Chart Alert – Pause, Or Bearish Pennant Pattern? – Apr. 30

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NYSE Owner Seeking Bitcoin Custody ‘NY Trust’ License

NYSE Owner Seeking Bitcoin Custody ‘NY Trust’ License – Bitcoinist.com

Bakkt is taking what it hopes will be another significant step toward obtaining regulatory approval as its parent company – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), acquires Bitcoin custody platform. ICE also plans to register the company as a licensed trust in New York State. Bakkt announced the news in a Medium post by company Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam White.

Crypto Price Analysis & Overview April 30: Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum and IOTA

Crypto Price Analysis & Overview April 30: Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum and IOTA

Bitcoin traded around the resistance range at $5,200 and from there the next resistance level is at $5,500. Following the correction and the current Tether Saga, the market is looking to understand where the wind is blowing to and it is quite likely that the way up will go through some pitfalls as the next support is at $5,000.

Cryptocurrency Management and Exchange Platform, Change, Integrates Dash

Cryptocurrency Management and Exchange Platform, Change, Integrates Dash – Dash News

Dash Embassy DACH recently got Change, which enables consumers to easily manage many of their cryptocurrencies from one app and will soon be introducing a crypto payment card, to integrate Dash. Change “strive[s] to make [their] app as simple and accessible as possible” in order to ensure “users can have a seamless experience when buying, …

‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ is Mining Over 40% of Bitcoin Cash, Sparking Fears of 51% Attack

‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ is Mining Over 40% of Bitcoin Cash, Sparking Fears of 51% Attack

By CCN.com: According to blockchain data and CCN/ Hacked reporter Greg Thomson, an anonymous miner who embeds the words “Satoshi Nakamoto” into all of the blocks they mine currently controls more than 40% of Bitcoin Cash’s hashrate. There are multiple running theories as to the intent behind amassing so much hashpower, beyond the pure profit motive of mining Bitcoin Cash.

Report says Ripple’s XRP is the Appropriate Diversified Investment

Report says Ripple’s XRP is the Appropriate Diversified Investment – Today’s Gazette – Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ripple, Tron, Verge, Cardano News

The crypto sphere is a league of numerous cryptocurrencies striving to get headway into global prominence and recognition. Binance Research recently published a report that revealed that Ripple’s XRP has a closely weak correlation which makes it an appropriate diversified investment compared to other highly ranked digital assets like Bitcoin (BTC) with strong market price correlation.

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Struggles for $300 Price Level After Losing Almost $1 Billion In Less Than A …

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Struggles for $300 Price Level After Losing Almost $1 Billion In Less Than A Week

Bitcoin Cash has suffered a nearly 20% loss over the last few days. A $800 million dollar market cap drop is certainly something to be concerned about, but the turmoil is nothing new to BCH. Bitcoin Cash was born out of the belief that Bitcoin was not following the original intention of acting as a digital cash system.

Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH] mining difficulty predicted to rise by double digits, claims report

Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH] mining difficulty predicted to rise by double digits, claims report – AMBCrypto

The cryptocurrency market turned green, driving the collective market cap to over $230 billion. As the market flashed green, most of the top digital coins were nearing double-digit pumps. The Bitcoin bulls followed by subsequent upward surges recovered the market sentiment as altcoins followed suit.

Smarter Demos: Bitcoin 2019 Trends and How to Earn it While You Shop

SmarterCX Demos: Bitcoin 2019 Trends and How to Earn it While You Shop

SmarterCX presents the Smarter Demos series, a 2-minutes-or-less look at some of the most innovative CX technologies and how they work. We’re all familiar with loyalty programs, but did you know that you can earn Bitcoin while you shop? In this 11th video on the Smarter Demos series, we take a look at some of the latest in omnichannel retail technology.

“Chinese Ethereum” NEO To Launch on New Blockchain Network – Here Is What Token Holders …

“Chinese Ethereum” NEO To Launch on New Blockchain Network – Here Is What Token Holders Should Do

NEO , the cryptocurrency project dubbed the “Chinese Ethereum,” will be undergoing a complete overhaul as it relaunches on a new blockchain network called NEO 3.0, according to their updated NEO 3.0 development roadmap published April 29. Per the roadmap, NEO token holders will be required to swap tokens to activate new ones on NEO 3.0 .

Bitcoin Bear Market Is Definitively Over, But Bart Simpsons Pattern Still Looms: Analyst

Bitcoin Bear Market Is Definitively Over, But Bart Simpsons Pattern Still Looms: Analyst

Mati Greenspan, the Senior Market Analyst at eToro, recently in an interview reaffirmed his bullish position in the recent interview that Bitcoin bear market, popularly known dubbed as ‘ Crypto-Winter ‘, is “definitely over.” Furthermore, about the price indicators that would signal the next bull run, he said, “It is more of a question about seasons.

Microsoft Under Fire After Hackers Access Outlook Emails to Steal Bitcoin

Microsoft Under Fire After Hackers Access Outlook Emails to Steal Bitcoin

By CCN: Hackers infiltrated Microsoft Outlook email users’ accounts in order to steal crypto, including bitcoin. The scope of the cyber-theft is still as-yet undetermined, but it appears to be more expansive than first thought. One victim is Dutch engineer Jevon Ritmeester, who says a hacker gained access to Microsoft customer support workers’ login credentials.

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report – CoinDesk

Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users’ funds. Motherboard reported Tuesday that hackers had managed to gain access to Microsoft customer support employee’s accounts in recent weeks, after which they were able to access non-corporate email accounts, including in Hotmail and MSN.

Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network integrated on another exchange; adoption surges among new …

Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network integrated on another exchange; adoption surges among new crypto-firms – AMBCrypto

The cryptocurrency market turned green, driving the collective market cap to over $230 billion. As the market flashed green, most of the top digital coins were nearing double-digit pumps. The Bitcoin bulls followed by subsequent upward surges recovered the market sentiment as altcoins followed suit.

Nasdaq Announces XRP Liquid Index (XRPLX), Adding to Crypto Data Suite With Bitcoin (BLX …

Nasdaq Announces XRP Liquid Index (XRPLX), Adding to Crypto Data Suite With Bitcoin (BLX) and Ethereum (ELX)

Stock exchange operator Nasdaq will add Brave New Coin’s XRP Liquid Index (XRPLX) to its platform. Beginning on May 1, 2019 Nasdaq will send real-time information on Ripple (XRP) through its Global Index Data Service. The index provides real-time information on rates of 1 XRP with quotes in US dollars.

SBI Holdings remain bullish on XRP

SBI Holdings remain bullish on XRP

Ripple’s large Japanese partner SBI Holdings is still bullish on XRP, within their latest report. The company believe XRP will be a leader across the cryptocurrency sector, and confident it will be widely adopted. Ripple’s large Japanese partner, SBI Holdings remain bullish on XRP, which isn’t much of a surprise given they are heavily invested.

Bitcoin [BTC]: Germany leads BTC nodes race in Europe while US takes top spot

Bitcoin [BTC]: Germany leads BTC nodes race in Europe while US takes top spot – AMBCrypto

The Bitcoin node race is heating up, with several new players entering the fray. The United States has seen its node share dip to just 25 percent of the total, with emerging countries looking to pounce. According to a report by Trust Nodes, Germany holds 1880 nodes or just under 20 percent of the total, right behind the United States.

Bloq to Showcase Four Innovative Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Projects at Consensus 2019

Bloq to Showcase Four Innovative Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Projects at Consensus 2019

Bloq is a leading blockchain technology company, founded by prominent industry pioneers: Jeff Garzik (CEO and early Bitcoin developer) and Matthew Roszak (chairman and early cryptocurrency/blockchain investor). Bloq will be showcasing the following projects at Consensus 2019 in New York City: Titan – Cryptocurrency Mining Management at Scale: Titan automates and optimizes cryptocurrency mines of any size and makes sure they are always mining the most profitable coin.

Wolters Kluwer to Participate in the Launch of the Diversity in Blockchain New York Chapter

Wolters Kluwer to Participate in the Launch of the Diversity in Blockchain New York Chapter

NEW YORK, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced a partnership with Diversity in Blockchain, a non-profit organization committed to creating equal, open and inclusive opportunities in the blockchain industry. Joining the organization’s founders and

‘BFX Tokens 2.0?’ Bitfinex Unthaws Another 12.8K BTC from its Cold Wallet

‘BFX Tokens 2.0?’ Bitfinex Unthaws Another 12.8K BTC from its Cold Wallet – Bitcoinist.com

Bitfinex, an exchange that lost the second largest amount of bitcoin to date, has withdrawn an additional 12.8k BTC from its cold wallet, latest data Bitfinex, an exchange that lost the second largest amount of bitcoin to date, has withdrawn an additional 12.8k BTC from its cold wallet, latest data shows.

New Anti-Bitcoin Move From SEC As It Suspends Trading on the First Publicly Traded …

New Anti-Bitcoin Move From SEC As It Suspends Trading on the First Publicly Traded Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitcoin Generation

Just as the cryptocurrency market is turning bullish, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) takes another step back from Bitcoin (BTC) by suspending all securities trading on the first publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin Generation (BTGN). The SEC announced that they will be temporarily suspending trading in the securities of Bitcoin Generation from April 29 to May 10.

How to buy Bitcoin Cash

How to buy Bitcoin Cash

If you disagree with Bitcoin’s (BTC) scaling solution then there is an alternative option. Buying Bitcoin Cash. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a fork of Bitcoin that has increased the block size to 8 megabytes and doesn’t incorporate Segwit on to the technology. The differences can be confusing and frustrating

Bitfinex to issue exchange token, shareholder claims

Bitfinex to issue exchange token, shareholder claims – The Block

Despite the recent lawsuit against them, cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex may be planning to issue a proprietary exchange token, a Bitfinex shareholder told CoinDesk. Chinese trader Dong Zhao claims that while the “details are not 100 percent confirmed,” the exchange is planning the issuance. Zhao suggests Bitfinex could issue $850 million-worth of tokens, approximately the same amount …

Elon Musk Signal Boosts Ethereum, Elicits Quippy Response From Crypto Community

Elon Musk Signal Boosts Ethereum, Elicits Quippy Response From Crypto Community | NewsBTC

Talk about star power! On Monday afternoon, Elon Musk, an entrepreneur with the cult following of all cult followings, suddenly signal boosted the crypto space, dedicating an entire tweet to the word “Ethereum.” His intentions remain unclear. Funnily enough, this comes just days after Musk/his lawyers and the U.S.

Indiana University Health, WakeMed testing blockchain to track specialty prescriptions

Indiana University Health, WakeMed testing blockchain to track specialty prescriptions

Indiana University Health and Raleigh, North Carolina-based WakeMed Health & Hospitals have teamed up with blockchain and pharmacy companies to better track specialty prescription drugs. The multistate pilot, approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will use blockchain-enabled data tracking technology to target intra- and interhealth system medication transport and usage in North Carolina, Indiana and Tennessee.

ITIF’s new blockchain guide encourages ‘targeted and flexible’ government policies

ITIF’s new blockchain guide encourages ‘targeted and flexible’ government policies | StateScoop

Written by Colin Wood Apr 30, 2019 | STATESCOOP As federal, state and local governments attempt to understand and use blockchain, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation released a ” Policymaker’s Guide ” on Tuesday that the D.C. think tank hopes will stem confusion and inform further targeted implementations of the distributed-ledger technology.

Elysian Price Up 8.8% This Week (ELY)

Elysian Price Up 8.8% This Week (ELY)

Elysian (CURRENCY:ELY) traded 5.6% higher against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 7:00 AM E.T. on April 30th. One Elysian token can now be bought for $0.0020 or 0.00000037 BTC on major exchanges including CoinExchange, BitForex, Liquid and Hotbit. Elysian has a market capitalization of $171,176.00 and approximately $39,407.00 worth of Elysian […]

DACSEE (DACS) Price Up 4.9% This Week

DACSEE (DACS) Price Up 4.9% This Week

DACSEE (CURRENCY:DACS) traded down 0.1% against the dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on April 30th. DACSEE has a market capitalization of $3.35 million and approximately $0.00 worth of DACSEE was traded on exchanges in the last day. Over the last seven days, DACSEE has traded 4.9% higher against the […]

Litecoin Leads Crypto Market Back Above $170 Billion; Nasdaq-Backed ErisX Launches Spot …

Litecoin Leads Crypto Market Back Above $170 Billion; Nasdaq-Backed ErisX Launches Spot Trading | Hacked: Hacking Finance

After a rocky start to the week, the cryptocurrency market pivoted higher on Tuesday, with large-caps Litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) leading the recovery. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency exchange ErisX, which is backed by Nasdaq Ventures and Fidelity, has officially launched its spot market, upping its efforts to bring transparency to the digital asset class.

Samsung and IBM going all-in to Ethereum and Stellar?

Samsung and IBM going all-in to Ethereum and Stellar? – Coin Rivet

Insider sources at Samsung have revealed that the South Korean tech giant is readying a new public-private blockchain equipped with its own cryptocurrency in a move that could hasten adoption of distributed ledger technology. According to the source, ‘Samsung Coin’ is currently in development but the timing and direction of the new product has not been confirmed.

Canada’s Energy Authority Releases New Crypto Mining Rules for Bitcoin Operations

Canada’s Energy Authority Releases New Crypto Mining Rules for Bitcoin Operations

Quebec, the Canadian province which is growing in stature as the crypto mining hub mainly due to the cheap and clean hydroelectricity available in the province. Régie de l’énergie, the energy regulator of the Canadian province has recently introduced new regulation policies for crypto mining on April 29th.

Bitcoin Fraud in Australia Grew by Almost 200 Percent in 2018

Bitcoin Fraud in Australia Grew by Almost 200 Percent in 2018

Australia’s consumer protection watchdog says instances of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency-related fraud increased by nearly 200 percent in 2018. Despite the year-long bear market that characterized the period, it appears cryptocurrency con-artists continue to enjoy relative success defrauding unsuspecting victims. Meanwhile, even with the rising figures, cryptocurrency-related fraud continues to constitute an insignificant portion of financial crimes in Australia and several other countries around the world.