Posted Date: March 6, 2018
The Myspace/Facebook analogy has been gratuitously overused, yet it aptly describes Etherdelta and IDEX. The former was once the only decentralized exchange in town, a hub of ERC20 tokens bolted to a barely usable interface. Then Etherdelta (ED) got hacked and launched a pointless ICO. While ED floundered, IDEX assembled a user-friendly alternative that was […] The post Decentralized Exchange IDEX Hits $13 Million a Day While Etherdelta Falters appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
Banks and bitcoin are odd bedfellows, but they do share some things in common. To its proponents, bitcoin is the future of money, but it still takes “traditional” money to purchase cryptocurrency, and right now, banks control the conduits. If these oligarchs have their way, they’ll also have a controlling stake in the crypto sphere […] The post Patent Data Reveals the Banking Sector’s Strange Relationship with Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
The South Korean government has reportedly de facto banned all government officials from holding and trading cryptocurrencies. Even if their crypto activities are not related to their jobs, public officials can still be subject to disciplinary actions. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Public Officials De Facto Banned from Crypto South […] The post Korean Government Officials De Facto Banned from Holding and Trading Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
In the past week, three of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges have cut bitcoin withdrawal fees by up to half. While the average price of sending bitcoin has been falling for weeks, these savings had yet to be passed on to exchange customers. Now Binance, Bitfinex, and Kraken have all reduced their fees amidst a […] The post Cryptocurrency Exchanges Slash Withdrawal Fees appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
The Supreme Court of Russia has taken upon itself the responsibility to decide a case that may become a precedent for the crypto sector. The highest judicial authority in the country has accepted an appeal against the blocking of a popular Russian analytical portal – Bitcoininfo.ru. Its decision will affect dozens of crypto websites with […] The post Russian Supreme Court to Decide the Fate of Bitcoin Sites appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
In times of economic uncertainty, bitcoin flourishes. In times of high fees, litecoin prospers. And in times of Coinbase rumors, ripple shines. Today was one such day. In a repeat of December, January, and every other month, XRP has been linked with Coinbase, the altcoin rose rapidly in value on March 5…only to sink once […] The post Ripple Soars Then Plunges off Coinbase Rumors – Again appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
South Korea’s real-name system for cryptocurrency trading has been enforced for over a month, but most accounts have not been converted to the new system. Banks are still not converting accounts for most crypto exchanges and the government will not force them or investors to use the new system. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin […] The post Korea’s Mandatory Crypto Real-Name System Neglected – 19% Conversion Rate appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
On March 2-4 the international pro-liberty nonprofit, Students For Liberty, hosted a three-day conference called Liberty Con, an event that aims to “to educate, develop, and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty.” In addition to the many ideas that promote freedom attendees got a taste of cryptocurrency from the Bitcoin.com booth alongside a […] The post Liberty Con 2018 Brings Freedom and Bitcoin to Washington DC appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 6, 2018
Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store Having successfully integrated with over a hundred of point-of-sales in Ukraine, Paytomat will be holding a token sale to scale its blockchain-based solution to the global level Tallinn, Estonia and Kyiv, Ukraine – Paytomat, the decentralized system for cryptocurrency payments, announces its token sale, which will start on March 12th. The idea behind Paytomat is increasing the transactional usage of cryptocurrencies in everyday life, providing additional incentives for businesses, customers and crypto core teams. Launched from Ukraine in 2017, Paytomat is expanding its business globally and aims to develop its own unique blockchain-based loyalty program, fueled by PTM and PTX tokens. The post PR: Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 5, 2018
A recent patent filing reveals that Paypal might be considering expanding its exposure to the cryptocurrency ecosystem with a new system for speedy transactions. We shouldn’t however expect a Paypal Lightning Network or anything close to that any time soon. There is currently a global race to file patents for everything crypto or “blockchain” related […] The post Paypal Files Patent for Expedited Cryptocurrency Transaction System appeared first on Bitcoin News.