Tag Archives: cryptocurrency

Algo Hedge Funds Join Cast of Suspects Seen Behind Bitcoin Surge

Algo Hedge Funds Join Cast of Suspects Seen Behind Bitcoin Surge

Add algorithmic hedge funds to the list of suspects behind Tuesday’s sudden surge in Bitcoin that had the true believers in the digital asset world heralding a renaissance in the most-popular cryptocurrency. Long the bane of traditional discretionary traders in areas such as equities for exaggerating price moves and volatility, these computer-run strategies have been […]

Bitcoin Buy Volume Reaches Record High on Binance, Intense Demand

Bitcoin Buy Volume Reaches Record High on Binance, Intense Demand

The Bitcoin trading volume on Binance established a historic high as the asset price jumped more than 15-percent within an hour. The global cryptocurrency exchange posted its best four-hour timeframe volume statistics this Tuesday, reporting as high as 49,103 buy orders alongside 5,655 sell orders. The latest upside wave broke the record of the October 15 trading session, in […]

TOP BITCOIN FAUCETS

TOP BITCOIN FAUCETS

Bitcoin users adoption is something that is continuously talked about due to the need to sustain the growing world of cryptocurrency. Developers and other users within the space are becoming increasingly creative with their crypto-centered applications, aimed at fostering bitcoin transactions adoption. However, where those outside the industry are concerned, incentives matter the most. The crypto community […]

Avalon Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Is Plotting Another IPO Attempt

Avalon Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Is Plotting Another IPO Attempt

Canaan Creative, manufacturer of the Avalon bitcoin miner, is considering another attempt to go public, people familiar with the situation said. According to one source, the company’s main shareholders are discussing a plan to list its shares on the newly created Science and Technology (Sci-Tech) Innovation Board within the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The source added […]

Binance Tightens Compliance, Turning to IdentityMind for KYC

Binance Tightens Compliance, Turning to IdentityMind for KYC

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance is moving to boost compliance and data security through a new deal with Medici Ventures portfolio firm IdentityMind. IdentityMind announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Binance to “improve existing data protection and compliance measures” for the exchange’s global operations. IdentityMind provides cryptocurrency exchanges a “real-time” platform to […]

Changes to Tether’s Terms of Reserves Raises Fresh Concerns

Changes to Tether’s Terms of Reserves Raises Fresh Concerns

Controversial stablecoin Tether is in the spotlight again after changes to the details of the way in which it backs up tokens in supply. As reported on March 14, various online users noted and posted disconcerting changes to the Tether website, which have seemingly altered the way that the company is providing surety for the tokens it issues. Tether […]

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders

BlockFi has changed the terms of its interest-bearing cryptocurrency deposit account just weeks after launching it. Beginning April 1, for accounts with more than 25 bitcoin or 500 ether, BlockFi will pay only 2 percent, not the originally advertised 6 percent, according to an email sent to customers March 20 and a company blog post that same […]

Crypto Exchange Aggregator Caspian to Offer Crypto Options and Futures Trading

Crypto Exchange Aggregator Caspian to Offer Crypto Options and Futures Trading

Institutional crypto trading, portfolio and risk management platform Caspian announced that it has integrated its platform with cryptocurrency futures and options trading exchange Deribit. The news was revealed in a press release from Caspian published on March 20. Per the announcement, Deribit has been added to Caspian’s ecosystem of over 30 cryptocurrency exchanges and liquidity providers. The company also claims that the move renders it […]

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

Bitcoin management startup Casa now offers a full suite of cypherpunk devices. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Casa just rolled out “Faraday bags” for hardware cryptocurrency wallets – protective cases made to block electronic signals often associated with remote wiping or alteration of the data stored on hardware devices. “We didn’t see anyone else providing a […]