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The Daily: Coinspot Launches OTC Desk, Bitdeer Expands in Eastern Europe

Crypto exchange Coinspot has launched an over-the-counter trading desk in Australia and you’ll find more about the platform in this edition of The Daily. Elsewhere, computing power-sharing platform Bitdeer.com is focusing on Eastern Europe through a…

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean…

8 Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Around the World Right Now

Cryptocurrencies are gradually becoming a viable payment option across a range of markets and jurisdictions. If there is a tool that significantly expands the usability of digital coins in a world still dominated by traditional payment…

Bitcoin Nears $3,750 as Top Cryptos See Moderate Gains

All the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains, with Bitcoin approaching the $3,750 mark again. Saturday, Jan. 19 — all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains in the 24…

Daily Market Report for January 19 2019

January 19 2019 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $65.3M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP  BTC $3,702 ↑2.50% $31.5M ETH $124.0 ↑3.59% $17.9M USDT $1.00 →0.00% $5.47M XRP $0.3295 ↑2.74% $3.3M REP $17.37 ↑14.1% $2.4M XLM $0.1072 ↑1.24% $973,638 LTC $32.38 ↑4.69% $885,544 BCH $129.3 ↑2.50% $844,488 EOS $2.46 ↑2.07% $579,725 ADA $0.0461 ↑4.58% $346,648 XMR $45.9 ↑1.84% $317,749 ETC $4.40 ↑2.09% $299,678 DASH $72.6 ↑3.55% $159,262 XTZ $.44 →0.00% $154,306 QTUM $2.15 ↑1.90% $82,801 ZEC $54.2 ↑2.56% $51,487 Visit the About section on our blog for more information about the Kraken Daily Market Report…

Cumulative Volume on Huobi Derivative Market Exceeds $20 Billion

Huobi has announced that its cryptocurrency derivative platform, Huobi DM, has surpassed $20 billion in cumulative trading volume. The announcement comes just one month after the platform exited beta mode. Also Read: Eastern European P2P Markets See…

Tron Price Analysis: TRX Underperforming 24 Hours After NiTron

Tron price drops 2.1 percent in the last day Trust Wallet will facilitate BTT airdrop Average daily transaction volumes steady at 29 million A day after NiTron is down 2.1 percent and underperforming against BTC. Nonetheless,…

Eastern European P2P Markets See Strongest BTC Volume in Over 12 Months

Eastern European peer-to-peer (P2P) markets have seen a spike in trading activity, with the Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, and Kazakh Localbitcoins markets posting the strongest volume in over 12 months when measured in cryptocurrency. Also Read: Bitcoin and…

Report: Bitcoin Use on Darknet Markets Doubled in 2018

Bitcoin use on darknet markets (DNMs) doubled in 2018, a study has shown, rising to an average of $2 million per day. Bitcoin has long been used to buy goods on the darknet due to its…

Taiwan Indicts Seven Allegedly Fraudulent Bitcoin Investment Managers

Seven people who allegedly managed a fraudulent crypto investment scheme have been charged with violation of multiple banking and business laws in Taiwan. Seven people who allegedly managed a fraudulent crypto investment scheme have been indicted…

Wyoming Looks Determined to Legalize Bitcoin as Money

Wyoming is introducing a bill that will put cryptocurrency like Bitcoin on the same legal footing as money. The bill will also provide a precise classification of digital assets, especially for custody administration. Cryptocurrency to Have…

Opinion: Stop Trying To Build a Better Bitcoin

A team of professors from top US universities have come together to create a new globally scalable decentralized payments system. But with Bitcoin already proving to work as intended for ten years running, would a ‘better…

ICOs Raised $160 Million in First Half of January, Report Says

ICObench report: ICOs completed in the first half of January have raised $160 million, about 33 percent of the combined amount secured in December. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) completed in the first half of January have…