Bitcoinmap.cash Helps You Find Places to Spend BCH
Mar24

Bitcoinmap.cash Helps You Find Places to Spend BCH

An application called Bitcoinmap.cash lists locations where decentralized digital currencies such as bitcoin cash can be spent directly. It provides information about hundreds of restaurants, bars, hotels, and stores around the world that accept electronic cash without intermediaries. Also read: New Crypto Exchange Bitzlato Offers P2P Trading Promoting Direct Payments With Bitcoin Cash The Bitcoinmap.cash platform, a community project...

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US Institutional Crypto Exchange Seed CX Expands to Asia With New Partnership
Mar24

US Institutional Crypto Exchange Seed CX Expands to Asia With New Partnership

United States-based institutional cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX partnered with Singapore-based fintech company Hydra X to offer its trading service in Asia. United States-based institutional cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX has partnered with Singapore-based fintech company Hydra X to offer its trading service in Asia. Seed CX announced the development in a press release published on March 21. Per the announcement, Seed CX will join...

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Is XRP a security or not? Answering the dilemma that is gripping crypto space
Mar24

Is XRP a security or not? Answering the dilemma that is gripping crypto space

Opinion Recently, the US Securities and Exchanges Commission’s [SEC] Chairman, in a conversation with representative Ted Budd, said that Ethereum [ETH] and similar cryptocurrencies were not subject to the securities law. This immediately gave rise to speculation on whether XRP was a security or not. This question can only be answered by addressing a larger concern, whether XRP was decentralized or not? According to available records,...

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Streaming Service Twitch Removes Crypto Payment Options, Reddit User Reports
Mar24

Streaming Service Twitch Removes Crypto Payment Options, Reddit User Reports

Amazon-owned video streaming service Twitch has evidently removed Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash as payment options. Amazon-owned streaming service Twitch has evidently removed Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as payment options for subscriptions. The change was reported by a Reddit user on March 23. The user noted that Twitch had offered an option to pay with BTC and BCH employing BitPay as a payment processor, but has since “removed...

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Bitcoin [BTC] needs to be very conservative, says ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees
Mar24

Bitcoin [BTC] needs to be very conservative, says ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees

The CEO of ShapeShift, Erik Voorhees, spoke about the most important thing that needs to happen for the entire cryptocurrency industry, and for the Bitcoin space in terms of its technical aspects, in an interview with Peter McCormack for WhatBitcoinDid. On the subject, the CEO agreed that both fungibility and Lightning Network were important for Bitcoin in terms of its technical aspects and that an exchange-traded fund was crucial to...

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Win $5K of BCH Playing Cashgames From Bitcoin.com
Mar24

Win $5K of BCH Playing Cashgames From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com’s gaming portal is filled with a plethora of casino-style games that allow you to wager and win with bitcoin cash (BCH). Last week, one punter did just that, scooping $5,000 of BCH from a progressive slot. All of the games that feature on Bitcoin.com’s Cashgames portal are provably fair, with a typical return of 99% or greater. All it takes is a little BCH to participate. Also read: The Fed’s Low Interest Rates and QE Have...

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Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrency price predictions are very difficult, says Tom Lee
Mar24

Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrency price predictions are very difficult, says Tom Lee

Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat, who is well-known in the cryptocurrency community for his Bitcoin predictions, spoke about the whether or not he will continue to make predictions during an interview with Ran NeuNer for CNBC Crypto Trader. He also listed out the reasons as to why he is bullish on cryptocurrencies. The interview began with NeuNer speaking about the past Bitcoin predictions made by both Lee and him, adding that...

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Russia Parliament Approves Swift-Alternative but Moves Crypto Bill to April
Mar24

Russia Parliament Approves Swift-Alternative but Moves Crypto Bill to April

Two very contrasting events took place in Russia lower house parliament last week. In the first, the State Duma approved the international use of a Swift-like financial network to eliminate the risks of western sanctions. In the other, it postponed the second reading of the crypto bill draft law to April. Ducking Swift Ban Anatoly Aksakov, the head of the Russian Banking Association and a finance committee with the Duma, said that the...

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Bitcoin Lightning Network will never be production ready, says Bitcoin Cash [BCH] proponent Rick Falkvinge
Mar24

Bitcoin Lightning Network will never be production ready, says Bitcoin Cash [BCH] proponent Rick Falkvinge

Rick Falkvinge, a prominent Bitcoin Cash [BCH] proponent, said that the much-anticipated Layer 2 solution or the Lightning Network project is a “dead end for all intents and purposes”. According to Falkvinge, the so-called solution failed to provide solutions for some of the major problems plaguing the Bitcoin network since the past year. In a recent video, Falkvinge claimed that unlike a normal project, whose completion time...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Still In Strong Uptrend, Buying Dips Favored
Mar24

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Still In Strong Uptrend, Buying Dips Favored

Bitcoin price traded to a new monthly high at $4,064 and later corrected lower against the US Dollar. The price declined sharply below $3,950, but dips remained supported above $3,900. There is a crucial bullish trend line formed with support at $3,920 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains well supported on dips near the $3,920 level and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). Bitcoin...

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Shapeshift is being forced to implement KYC/AML policies, says Erik Voorhees
Mar24

Shapeshift is being forced to implement KYC/AML policies, says Erik Voorhees

Erik Voorhees, the CEO of Shapeshift, spoke about whether or not privacy and KYC/AML rules could co-exist, in an interview on WhatBitcoinDid. He also spoke about decentralized exchanges being a solution for participating in the cryptocurrency space, without giving away personal details. ShapeShift, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges across the globe, introduced mandatory Know-Your-Customer and Anti-Money Laundering policies...

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Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29
Mar24

Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29

The four-week window that the Indian supreme court has given the government to come up with crypto regulation is coming to an end. According to the court’s Advance List, the crypto case is listed for March 29. Meanwhile, the community is ramping up efforts to bring about positive crypto regulation and the end of the banking ban imposed by the central bank. Also read: Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies...

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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: Buy ETH With Break Above $138
Mar24

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: Buy ETH With Break Above $138

ETH price declined recently, but it found a strong support above $132 against the US Dollar. The price recovered and it is now facing a solid resistance near the $137-138 zone. There is a major breakout pattern formed with resistance at $138 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is likely to accelerate higher once there is a proper break above $138 and $140. Ethereum price is aligning for the next move...

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Binance looking to roll-out margin-trading service as regulators voice disapproval
Mar23

Binance looking to roll-out margin-trading service as regulators voice disapproval

Binance, the second largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted volume is preparing to launch a margin trading system that will make trading volatile digital assets riskier than it already is, reported TheBlock. Retail customers are a mainstay with the exchange and to further increase their customer count, Binance will allow them to trade on the margin, state sources close to the exchange. This feature will allow investors to trade on...

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Bitcoin [BTC] Futures in good stead against its Spot equivalent: Bitwise Report
Mar23

Bitcoin [BTC] Futures in good stead against its Spot equivalent: Bitwise Report

Bitcoin [BTC] Futures were thought to be a snippet of the overarching cryptocurrency market, though meager in comparison to the larger spot market. A recent report from Bitwise Asset Management, the crypto-centric investment firm has stated otherwise. In a March 20 report presented to the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC], Bitwise analyzed the Chicago Mercantile Exchange [CME], and the Chicago Board Options...

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