ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Wants Whole World in Crypto’s Big Tent

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Wants Whole World in Crypto’s Big Tent

TweetShareBy CCN: With the bitcoin price trading above $8,000 once again, the mainstream financial media has once again taken an interest in cryptocurrencies. ShapeShift CEO and Founder Erik Voorhees was featured in an interview with Bloomberg where he confronted the bitcoin bubble debate and regulation. While the ecosystem is evolving since Voorhees first entered the…

Blockchain-Challenged Authorities Take Down Crypto’s Largest Dark Web

Blockchain-Challenged Authorities Take Down Crypto’s Largest Dark Web

TweetShareBy CCN: It appears safety standards for criminals on the dark web are shrinking quickly. Following a series of raids in both Germany and the United States, American and European officials have succeeded in taking down what they call one of the world’s “largest online criminal trafficking operations.” The problem is it took authorities two…

Bears Seize the Stock Markets While Cryptos Add $9 Billion

Bears Seize the Stock Markets While Cryptos Add $9 Billion

Advertisement TweetShare After ongoing stock market volatility, blamed on technology stocks, interest rate hikes and trade disputes, the bears are calling a possible crash. Meanwhile, as money flows out of the conventional markets, cryptocurrencies are green and gaining. Cryptocurrency market capitalization is now up over $9 billion. Total Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization Source: CoinMarketCap For the…

ShapeShift Acquires Tool that Insta-Swaps Bitcoin into Dozens of other Cryptos

ShapeShift Acquires Tool that Insta-Swaps Bitcoin into Dozens of other Cryptos

Advertisement Swiss-based trading platform ShapeShift AG has announced the acquisition of Bitfract, a software firm that allows users to swap bitcoin into dozens of digital assets in one transaction. According to the company’s post, the Bitfract tool is poised as a game changer that simplifies the buying process by allowing investors rebalance their cryptocurrency portfolios…