Crypto wallet adoption has been steadily rising for the past many years; however, the rise has not been uniform. Adoption rises in tandem with the price, and this correlation is called Satoshi Cycle. The institutional adoption increased in 2018 when the BTC price plummeted. Still, the crypto wallet adoption rate has always been a rising trend. Statista reports a steadily increasing number of crypto wallets globally from 2016 to 2019. @StatistaCharts pic.twitter.com/yIob1ykiXX — Sygnum Bank (@sygnumofficial) February 20, 2020 The wallet trend took off in the third quarter of 2016 when Bitcoin price peaked around $20,000. Since then, the sale
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Janet Jackson’s ex-husband Wissam Al Mana takes legal action against Facebook after becoming embroiled in a cryptocurrency scam
As the amount of scams in the UK grows exponentially, including BTC frauds, financial expert Martin Lewis shares key ways to avoid them
JPMorgan Chase published its annual report on the blockchain development worldwide. Mostly, it covers the adoption models, use-cases and challenges the technology faces
Cardano (ADA) has conducted a mainnet hard fork to prepare for the launch of Shelley Mainnet. Cardano hard fork would boost the ADA network by increasing its transactions per second rate. The fork has also resulted in a minor price boost for the network’s native ADA tokens. Cardano hard fork The network is currently in a transition phase between the current Byron era and the Shelley era. With the latest Cardano hard fork, the network has shifted from the original consensus protocol ‘Ouroboros Classic,’ to ‘Ouroboros BFT.’ The fork’s completion was announced in a forum post. The post revealed that
Popular UK-based crypto exchange TradeSatoshi has announced that the platform will be shutting down. The platform has stopped processing deposits and has requested users to withdraw their funds before March. However, people using the platform have reported that they are unable to withdraw their digital assets. TradeSatoshi closes shop The company revealed the news through a Twitter post, saying that the exchange would be shutting down. The exchange had established a reputation, as it was a UK-based exchange that offered a wide range of altcoin trading pairs. The Tweet linked to a post on the TradeSatoshi’s website which held details
Ethereum ProgPow update is coming in July 2020 as ETH core developers prep to make the coin more ASIC resistant. Core developers of ETH have reached a consensus to implement ProgPow hardfork after the EIP-1962 update that is scheduled around June. The EIP-1962 update will add minor features to the cryptographic functions of Ethereum. Core developers have been vigorously promoting the implementation of ProgPow hardfork as they stand behind the improvements it brings to the coin. Some have expressed their displeasure as it could split the community. The contentious update raises concerns about exchanges running different Ethereum versions comprising of
Crypto trader criticizes Binance for delaying the promised ‘post mortem’ on the recent maintenance, meanwhile CZ responds to the news of Binance lacking Malta license
The Tron chief executive Justin Sun gets interviewed by CNN’s Julia Chatterley a week after the Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse – Sun and CZ Binance are spreading the word
The team behind one of the most active tokens in the SLP ecosystem is launching a crowd sale to fund the development of a new sports betting site. The platform will require no identification from either users or investors, and will pay dividends directly in bitcoin cash and a number of supported SLP tokens.
Honk is a popular SLP token based on the ‘Clown World’ meme, which features a tipping bot and a sports wagering bot on the Telegram messenger as well as a dice game website. Now the team behind the token is launching a sports betting platform and funding it via the issuing of a new token to investors at the SBS Token Sale page.
As we are getting closer to the Ethereum 2.0 release, more precious explanations of its system are being disclosed. That’s what the Beacon Chain will look like
Italian soccer giant Juventus, is offering “blockchain cards” on its blockchain-enabled platform Sorare. The club says it has a good collection of rare collectibles of its top players like Christiano Ronaldo, which is intended for its numerous fans. The Turin based leading Italian soccer club, founded in 1897, boasts of about 400 million fan base. The fans will enjoy the usage of the blockchain cards through the blockchain technology platform of Sorare. Juventus blockchain cards for sports gaming on the Sorare platform The partnership with the Paris based Sorare will provide the blockchain cards on the Ethereum technology in line
Dubliner Clifton Collins, the Irish drug dealer that was recently imprisoned, is now claiming that robbers took the keys for 56 million dollars worth of Bitcoin that the Irish High Court ruled should be confiscated. Collins had collected over 6,000 BTC by the end of 2017 and divided them in 12 accounts. Each account held 500 BTC. As of now, each of his wallets is worth around 4.9 million US dollars. Irish Drug dealer loses keys to $56M BTC Collins revealed that the keys to all his Bitcoin accounts were written on a piece of paper, which he stored in his
The United States presidential candidate, John McAfee, has recently praised the progress of privacy coins in the development and advancement of technology. In his recent tweet on cryptocurrency-related issues, the former antivirus mogul McAfee, who also doubles as a crypto enthusiast, outlined the virtues of privacy coins. In another twist to the tweet, he praised criminals for being the pioneers of the adoption of valuable technical advancements such as automobiles, telephones, and recently the adoption of privacy coins. He said criminals are validating the power of the privacy coins as “authorities are always behind.” In a second tweet to the
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Ripple’s investment arm and an open platform for devs, Xpring, has sponsored the Ethereum hackathon ETH Denver to build a bridge between XRPL and Ethereum, here’s why
Crypto trader Mati Greenspan slams Tether for issuing an extra 60 mln USDT, comparing it to Fed Reserve’s QA injections, Binance gets kicked too
You are now able to buy DASH with your credit or debit card because of a new partnership with Simplex
IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson celebrates the successful launch of the OBFT hard fork that serves as a stepping stone to Shelley
Ripple appears on the list of the top 100 biggest cross-border payment companies together with the likes of UBS and PayPal
Digital currency exchange Coinbase has become a Visa principal member, becoming the first pure crypto firm to secure the membership.
Regulators in the European Union are reportedly struggling to decide how best to regulate Facebook Libra and the wider sector.
Cryptocurrencies are increasingly mentioned as a part of ‘doomsday’ investment portfolios. Investor and researcher Tuur Demeester says he will HODL until 2040!
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In the latest is the buss about the South Korean mobile and tech giant Samsung for blockchain and cryptocurrency advancement in the year 2020. The firm found love for blockchain and cryptocurrency in the year 2019, and it seems that the same sentiment has been carried over now. Samsung has been moving towards blockchain, Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency with the Galaxy range of smartphones since mid-2019, while the experts believe that the company is going to take a few more steps to ensure a better position in the cryptocurrency sphere. Samsung for blockchain and cryptocurrency: A two-way road Samsung’s adaption and
ECB’s Benoit Coeure believes that central bank currencies will remain at the core of the system even with the advent of digital currencies
Famous old-school trader Peter Brandt criticizes XRP fans while the XRP Liquidity Index comes close to 20 Mln on the Bitso exchange
It looks like Bitcoin Cash (BCH) mining is experiencing a turbulent time. Shortly after the miner taxation discussion stopped, the community challenged a new client
Brendan Blumer, the CEO of Block.one, believes that Bitcoin poses an existential threat to gold but it will never be used as actual money
The launch of the Cardano (ADA) Shelley mainnet may challenge the superiority of Ethereum 2.0 as the most anticipated release of 2020. Now it has come one step closer
Coinfloor is a well known Bitcoin BTC exchange in the United Kingdom (UK) and the Coinfloor automatic BTC buying service will offer users a chance to invest in Bitcoin through systemic plans. Coinfloor is well known in the UK and offers a wide range of cryptocurrency trading and investing solutions to British citizens. Its latest Bitcoin centric investing solutions aim to bring more young digital investors to the fold. Last year, Coinfloor decided to focus solely on Bitcoin and removed Ethereum from its list of crypto exchange services. It is pertinent to mention that Bitcoin investment services still haven’t picked
As an increasing amount of people begin to invest in crypto, the attraction to commit cyber crime by hackers has increased. Unavoidably, crypto generally receives unsolicited interest which makes it vulnerable. In some cases, investors are sitting on vast amounts of assets which, if lost, could be detrimental for their portfolio. To avoid prying eyes, holders are removing their crypto from the exchange and are decentralising their storage. Overall cryptocurrency is not stored in a wallet (a wallet helps manage assets) or a virtual space like a bank. It is, in actual fact, stored directly on the ecosystem of the
Digital currencies have changed the way we do business today. Especially in the form of investors investing in a company. Employers are offering crypto as pay and others, such as music artists, are accepting them in exchange for singles. The attention crypto has attracted made it popular among many. One the biggest reason why many are attracted to crypto is that many of them sit on a decentralised network. This means an organisation or a government does not control them, unlike Fiat currency. There’s also no physical form of cryptocurrency, but it can be converted into the more familiar notes
Slovakian cycling superstar Peter Sagan warns his followers about a dangerous cryptocurrency scam called Bitcoin Revolution
Bitcoin and other major blockchains are suffering from many problems, with scalability as the lead one. Interoperability bridges like Syscoin’s and RSK’s can help them
The crypto trading behemoth Binance has announced a sudden maintenance. The community has become indignant since many have open positions
Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse claims the centralization of Bitcoin mining capacity in China is a major point of weakness for the number one