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Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100

Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100

The price of litecoin (LTC) was quoted in three digits across cryptocurrency exchanges earlier today. The fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped to $107.71 at 02:00 UTC, the highest level since June 12, 2018, according to CoinDesk’s Litecoin Price Index. The bullish move has stalled in the last few hours, though, with the price currently […]

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Reaches Apple Watch as NYAG-iFinex Tit-For-Tat Amps Up

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Reaches Apple Watch as NYAG-iFinex Tit-For-Tat Amps Up

There was certainly no shortage of crypto news to digest over the weekend. Amongst the notable development was Bitcoin wallet developer BlueWallet Services’ first-of-its-kind announcement that its wallet app had gained Apple Watch support. Additionally, the NYAG-iFinex legal tit-for-tat continued, with AG Letitia James on Friday opposing iFinex’s motion to vacate the highly publicized court […]

Tokenized Securities Exchange Currency.com Launches to the Public

Tokenized Securities Exchange Currency.com Launches to the Public

Belarus-based tokenized securities exchange Currency.com has announced it is launching to the public today after a spell in beta mode since January. The platform – which claims to be the world’s first such exchange – allows investors to directly trade and invest in tokenized financial instruments, with payment being made directly in bitcoin (BTC) or ethereum(ETH). Currency.com has also launched an […]

Crypto Community Reacts to Tether Admitting USDT Not Fully Backed

Crypto Community Reacts to Tether Admitting USDT Not Fully Backed

According to the company behind it, stablecoin USDT is not fully backed by fiat currency deposits. It was revealed today that the controversial crypto asset firm Tether only holds around 74 percent of the total value of USDT’s current circulating supply. Tether and the crypto exchange Bitfinex are currently defending allegations from the New York Attorney General’s office that […]

Samsung Developing Ethereum-Based Blockchain, May Issue Own Token

Samsung Developing Ethereum-Based Blockchain, May Issue Own Token

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is developing its own blockchain network and eyeing the issuance of its own token further down the road. An exclusive CoinDesk Korea report on Tuesday, citing a person “familiar with Samsung’s internal situation,” said that the company’s blockchain task force – part of its wireless division – is building a blockchain mainnet […]

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card for UK and EU Customers

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card for UK and EU Customers

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a Visa debit card allowing customers in the U.K. and EU to spend their cryptocurrencies directly from their Coinbase accounts. The San Francisco-based firm announced the news in a blog post on Wednesday, saying that with the “Coinbase Card,” customers will be able to spend their bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) […]

Crypto Lender Dharma Officially Launches on Ethereum Blockchain

Crypto Lender Dharma Officially Launches on Ethereum Blockchain

Opportunities to earn interest on your crypto are increasing, and Dharma is the latest to enter the fray. Announced Monday, lending startup Dharma is now open to everyone. Lenders and borrowers are matched peer-to-peer to set up crypto lending terms in a non-custodial fashion, governed by Dharma’s smart contracts. Dharma will differentiate itself from others in the market […]