Posted Date: March 13, 2019
The Telegram token (gram) has started trading as a perpetual contract on London-based Xena Exchange. On Mar. 12, the crypto exchange launched a derivative contract for grams, with up to 100x leverage. The Xena-listed perpetual contracts are publicly tradable and are intended to provide liquidity for the gram token ahead of its release later this […] The post Xena Launches Leveraged Contract for Yet to Be Released Telegram Token appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
The central bank of Mexico has published rules on crypto assets that put crypto exchanges in “a catch-22 type of situation,” the CEO of a local exchange explained to news.Bitcoin.com. They “essentially stipulated that they wouldn’t authorize any cryptocurrency to be offered by regulated financial companies.” Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for […] The post Mexico’s Central Bank Publishes ‘Catch-22’ Rules Impacting Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
27-year-old Sam Karagiozis has been named as the individual arrested on March 7 following raids carried out by the Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) and Australian Federal Police. The arrest resulted in the suspension of the licenses of two cryptocurrency exchanges that Karagiozis is involved with including his controversial nationwide cryptocurrency ATM network, […] The post Auscoin Exchange Suspended After Arrest of Sam Karagiozis appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
In a recent interview with Cash, renowned stock market analyst and investor Marc Faber revealed that he purchased BTC for the first time during late February. The 73-year-old noted that a conversation with the chief executive officer of Xapo, Wences Casares, sealed the deal. Also Read: Up & Down: Large Volume for Today’s Gainers, ENJ […] The post 73-Year-Old Investor Marc Faber Makes First Ever BTC Purchase appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
The sustained bear market has hit cryptocurrency miners hard and stalled the incredible growth experienced by hardware manufacturers that service the industry. It seems that investors are still willing to pour significant money into the business, however, judging by Canaan Creative’s latest raise. Also Read: In the Daily: Amun Funding, Coinsource ATM, Etoro Wallet Canaan […] The post Mining Firm Canaan Creative Secures Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Funding appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
On March 11, the creators of the Freelanceforcoins platform announced the launch of a new crowdsourcing market called Taskopus. The standalone application is similar to Amazon’s Mechanical Turk marketplace but anyone can participate, payouts are near instantaneous and bitcoin cash (BCH) is used for settlement due to the chain’s low network fees. Also read: Ledger […] The post Developer Launches Mturk Alternative ‘Taskopus’ Powered by Bitcoin Cash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
Invesco, an American investment management company that is traded on the S&P 500, has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting companies operating in the distributed ledger technology sector. The blockchain ETF will track nearly 50 companies that stand to benefit from growth in the distributed ledger technology industry including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Apple. […] The post Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
On March 12, the cryptocurrency and blockchain legislative advocacy group Coincenter published correspondence between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd. The letter explains that Clayton and the SEC’s staff analysis confirms that Ethereum and similar cryptocurrencies are not subject to securities laws. Also read: Cointext Adds the Ability […] The post SEC Chairman Confirms Cryptocurrencies Like Ethereum Are Not Securities appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 13, 2019
In today’s market action, several of the day’s top 20 gainers have seen eight-figure trade volume over the last 24 hours including GRS, VIA, DMT, and CVC. When looking at the worst performing markets, ENJ and COSM command the largest volume of the day’s top losers. Also Read: Old School Altcoins Can’t Stop Popping High […] The post Up & Down: Large Volume for Today’s Gainers, ENJ and COSM Among Losers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 12, 2019
A report published by Electric Capital has estimated that the number of developers working on public cryptocurrencies has doubled since January 2018. The research found that Ethereum has the largest development team of all established crypto assets, with 216 developers contributing to its codebase each month on average. Also Read: EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has […] The post Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks Evaporates appeared first on Bitcoin News.