Stellar Surges 19%, Cardano Gains in Sunday’s Best Performing Crypto

Stellar Surges 19%, Cardano Gains in Sunday’s Best Performing Crypto

Advertisement Stellar (XLM) and Cardano (ADA) have performed exceptionally well against Bitcoin over the past 24 hours, recording 19 percent and 8 percent gains against the dominant cryptocurrency. At its daily peak, XLM achieved a 25 percent price increase against the US dollar, achieving $0.297. Within a period of 48 hours, the price of XLM…

Massive Hacks, Price Targets and a Bitcoin ETF: This Week in Crypto

Massive Hacks, Price Targets and a Bitcoin ETF: This Week in Crypto

Advertisement Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this week’s edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 2.69% this week to $6,700 surpassing $6,500 late last week after oscillating between $6,300 and $6,400 before…

CNBC Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Bounce Back Based Purely on Market Tacticals

CNBC Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Bounce Back Based Purely on Market Tacticals

Advertisement CNBC Futures Now trader Jim Iurio has predicted that bitcoin will trade above $6,800 based on market analysis that holds $6,000 as its critical support level. Speaking on the show alongside Anthony Grisanti, Iurio stated that market tacticals hold the key to accurately predicting the movement of bitcoin on any meaningful level. He made…

Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Crypto Wallet Blockchain Files Complaint Against Copycat Website

Advertisement Cryptocurrency web wallet provider Blockchain has filed a complaint in a U.S. federal court alleging attempted deception by a copycat website. In a blogpost, Blockchain — whose website is hosted at blockchain.com — identifies the platform, blockchain.io, as a deliberate impostor that is attempting to rebrand itself in order to continue in its usual…

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Payments Between Japan And Africa

Advertisement BitPesa, a digital treasury management solution that leverages blockchain settlement to lower the cost and improve the speed of payments to and from frontier markets, has teamed with SBI Remit, Japan’s largest remittance service provider, to make it easier for Africans to buy Japanese products.   The two firms are leveraging blockchain technology to…

Content Creators on YouTube & Twitch Can Now Accept Ripple (XRP)

Content Creators on YouTube & Twitch Can Now Accept Ripple (XRP)

Advertisement Content creators on the internet will now be able to accept payments in XRP tokens directly from their users. The tipping-for-content has become possible because of Coil, the brainchild of Stefan Thomas, the former CTO of Ripple Labs. The San Francisco company has launched the beta version of its browser extension app of the…

Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Advertisement Contrary to the somewhat-popular idea that tether (USDT) issuance is used to manipulate crypto markets by boosting the price of bitcoin, a new academic study by researcher Wang Chun Wei of the University of Queensland Business School shows that the most widely-used stablecoin in fact has a negligible effect. Tether and the 2017 Bitcoin…

Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

Advertisement In an exclusive interview with CCN, the CEO of the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network took a hard stance against those who believe in a world where Bitcoin and its peers can survive unregulated. Sheffield Clark, whose company — Coinsource — recently installed 17 new Bitcoin ATMs in Florida, stated that cryptocurrency is not…

Novogratz Sees Bitcoin Recording 30% Increase This Year, $10,000 Next

Novogratz Sees Bitcoin Recording 30% Increase This Year, $10,000 Next

Advertisement Billionaire investor Michael Novogratz, a legendary ex-hedge fund manager, formerly of the investment firm Fortress Investment Group, has said that the Bitcoin price will likely see a 30 percent increase by the end of 2018. Once Bitcoin surpasses major resistance levels at $6,800, $8,800, and $10,000, Novogratz stated that institutions will enter the market…

Brave Browser Taps Blockchain Identity Startup Civic for Secure KYC

Brave Browser Taps Blockchain Identity Startup Civic for Secure KYC

Advertisement Cryptocurrency-funded web browser Brave has announced that it will collaborate with Civic, the blockchain identity platform, on a project that will bring the latter’s identity verification services to publishers on the Brave platform. Under this framework, Brave-verified publishers will be able to confirm their identity using Civic’s technology, and thus gain secure access to…