Tether’s Dominance Solidified as more Exchanges Launch Bitcoin USDT Futures Contracts

Tether’s Dominance Solidified as more Exchanges Launch Bitcoin USDT Futures Contracts

11:17 - 29/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: In the last week, two prominent crypto exchanges have launched Bitcoin USDT perpetual contracts. They include Bybit and KuMex (KuCoin’s derivatives platform.) Tether (USDT) is ranked 4th according to market cap.  Its website states the company has $6.229 Billion in assets.  Trading of Bitcoin futures contracts has become more popular as crypto traders seek volume and volatility that has now escaped the majority of altcoins. In a previous analysis, we saw how Binance had overtaken Bitmex in terms […]
Bitcoin’s (BTC) Support at $6,000 Threatened by a Death Cross on the Daily Chart

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Support at $6,000 Threatened by a Death Cross on the Daily Chart

10:14 - 29/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: Bitcoin (BTC) has had an eventful weekend as it dropped from $6,700 to $6,000. The King of Crypto has tested the $6,000 support zone a few times.  This area of support is crucial as a death cross is forming on the daily chart.  At the time of writing this, all global citizens are taking precautions to safeguard their health and wealth from the devastating effects of COVID19. When we look at our favorite cryptocurrency of Bitcoin, it too […]
Welcome Bill Acha to the IOTA Foundation

Welcome Bill Acha to the IOTA Foundation

19:33 - 27/03/2020

iota.org

Bill Acha is joining IOTA as a software engineer of the IRI team. In this role, Bill will focus on maintaining IRI and developing new features for a better IOTA node.

Bill lives in Douala, Cameroon and has been in the technology sector for five years. He began tinkering with code at 15 years old and acquired a B.Eng in computer engineering in 2017 from the University of Buea, Cameroon.

He is passionate about algorithms and the design of scalable and robust APIs that solve real-world problems. He has worked as a full-stack developer in health and financial tech sectors for both corporate and open source organizations.

On joining IOTA

It’s a great opportunity to contribute my skills and passion to IOTA, a DLT space that is focused on building cutting-edge solutions.

I’m excited to have joined such a diverse team and I’m glad to be part of this journey!

We are excited to announce Bill Acha officially joining the project. His desire for performance and scalability will be of great assistance in making a better node application. Give him a warm welcome!


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Bitcoin (BTC) Could be Tested By Another Stock Market Dip Due to the Coronavirus

Bitcoin (BTC) Could be Tested By Another Stock Market Dip Due to the Coronavirus

16:28 - 27/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: Today, the US has surpassed China in confirmed cases of the Coronavirus. A total lockdown might be the only option left to curtail the spread of the disease in North America. The Stock markets might experience another dip due to technical and fundamental factors.  Bitcoin (BTC) might thus be tested one more time by a stock market meltdown. New developments reaching Ethereum World News regarding the spread of the Coronavirus indicate that the United States has surpassed China […]
Why the Binance Crypto Card is Bullish for Bitcoin (BTC) and BNB

Why the Binance Crypto Card is Bullish for Bitcoin (BTC) and BNB

12:46 - 27/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: Binance has announced the launch of the Binance Card that allows users to shop and pay with crypto anywhere VISA is accepted. Binance Card will initially be a virtual card in a Beta version of the new service.  Users can only top up using Bitcoin (BTC) and Binance Coin (BNB).  The team at Binance has continually focused on building ever since the exchange was launched. Crypto adoption just got the biggest boost this year as the popular crypto […]
Validated, staking on eth2: #3 – Sharding Consensus

Validated, staking on eth2: #3 – Sharding Consensus

07:00 - 27/03/2020

Ethereum.org

Special thanks to Sacha Yves Saint-Leger & Joseph Schweitzer for review. Sharding is one of the many improvements that eth2 has over eth1. The term was borrowed from database research where a shard means a piece of a larger whole. In the context of databases and eth2, sharding means breaking...
Siam Commercial Bank Drives Innovation and Customer Growth With Help From Ripple

Siam Commercial Bank Drives Innovation and Customer Growth With Help From Ripple

17:53 - 26/03/2020

Ripple.com

According to a 2019 report, Thailand ranks first in the world for mobile banking users. One of the reasons for this achievement is Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), which has spearheaded digital banking in the country over the past decade. SCB’s latest innovation—developed through its partnership with RippleNet—allows customers to make instant low-cost cross-border payments from … Continued

Binance to Distribute ETH to DGD Holders as DigixDAO Initiates Dissolution

Binance to Distribute ETH to DGD Holders as DigixDAO Initiates Dissolution

14:17 - 26/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: Binance has announced that it will be supporting the upcoming DigixDAO (DGD) dissolution.  The exchange will distribute ETH to qualified DGD holders at a rate of 1 DGD = 0.193054178 ETH. Earlier this year, the DigixDAO community voted on dissolving the project and burning the DGD in circulation. The popular crypto exchange of Binance has announced its support for the upcoming DigixDAO (DGD) dissolution. The exchange will convert all DGD balances on the exchange, to Ethereum coins at […]
Monero (XMR) up 8%, Sets its Eyes on $52 as Crypto Markets Stagnate

Monero (XMR) up 8%, Sets its Eyes on $52 as Crypto Markets Stagnate

13:05 - 26/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In Brief: The major cryptocurrencies of Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP are experiencing sideways movement.  Only Monero (XMR) is exhibiting noteworthy gains in a 24-hour period.  The privacy coin is up over 8% in a day and has its eyes set on the $52 resistance area. In an earlier article, Ethereum World News reminded the crypto trading community that the CME Bitcoin futures expire tomorrow, Friday 27th March. In the piece, we explored how Bitcoin was having a hard time breaking […]
Bitcoin (BTC) Removed as a Payment Option on DLive, Replaced with Tron (TRX)

Bitcoin (BTC) Removed as a Payment Option on DLive, Replaced with Tron (TRX)

18:07 - 25/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief: Tron bought DLive in December 2019.  DLive was soon integrated into the BitTorrent ecosystem.  Bitcoin (BTC) has now been removed as a payment option on the Livestreaming platform and has been replaced by TRX, BTT and TRC-20 USDT.  Back in December 2019, the Tron Foundation acquired the popular livestreaming platform of DLive and soon integrated it into the BitTorrent ecosystem. Justin Sun further explained how the platform would enhance his vision of decentralizing the web. DLive is one […]
Bitcoin (BTC) Needs to Overcome These 2 Hurdles Before Breaking $7,000

Bitcoin (BTC) Needs to Overcome These 2 Hurdles Before Breaking $7,000

12:30 - 25/03/2020

Ethereumworldnews

In brief:  The US Congress finally agreed to a $2 Trillion stimulus package.  Bitcoin (BTC) reacted positively to the news and traded briefly at $6,960, Binance rate. However, the $6,900 resistance area and the CME Bitcoin futures expiry this week, might delay BTC from reclaiming $7,000 and turning it into support. The two major parties in the United States Congress have finally agreed regarding the workings of a stimulus package that will attempt to offset the economic effects of the […]

Demystifying Hex (HEX) and Analyzing Its Recent Gains in the Crypto Markets

12:28 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

In summary: Hex has been the subject of doubts about its legitimacy since its inception.  However, the HEX token has continued to gain in value since its $0.0001 value witnessed on January 1st. HEX is currently valued at $0.000436.  The Hex (HEX) crypto project was launched by Richard Hear on December 2nd, 2019. Since then, …
Trading Bitcoin In 2020: BTC Trading Software To Become Crypto Enthusiasts’ MPV

Trading Bitcoin In 2020: BTC Trading Software To Become Crypto Enthusiasts’ MPV

12:20 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

We’re living in pretty harsh times these days, and we’re all witnessing a global crisis that is probably the most severe one that our generation has been through so far. The coronavirus pandemic has affected all the countries on the planet, hitting badly the healthcare system, economies, and more. Bitcoin is a viable safe haven …
How Fantom (FTM) is Set to Rival Ethereum in DeFi

How Fantom (FTM) is Set to Rival Ethereum in DeFi

10:57 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

In summary: Fantom’s (FTM) Mainnet was launched in December 2019. Ethereum Classic (ETC) labs is collaborating with the Fantom foundation to bring Decentralized Finance to the Fantom Ecosystem. Fantom recently launched Fantom.Finance; a full feature DeFi platform. Competition is often good for the end consumer. As the crypto markets continue to gradually recover after the …
XRP Adoption Boost: Ripple’s Remittance Partner Plans To Test XRP For Cross Border Payments This Year

XRP Adoption Boost: Ripple’s Remittance Partner Plans To Test XRP For Cross Border Payments This Year

10:55 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

XRP has been gaining more and more popularity for cross border payments these days and Ripple has been working really hard to boost the whole XRP ecosystem. Intermex joins Ripple’s cross-border network Intermex is a firm specialized in payments in the US and Latin America and it’s also one of the first companies that recently …
Coinbase Has Competition: CoinZoom Is The First Bitcoin And Crypto Exchange To Offer Visa Cards In The US

Coinbase Has Competition: CoinZoom Is The First Bitcoin And Crypto Exchange To Offer Visa Cards In The US

10:23 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

It seems that Coinbase has a pretty interesting competitor these days, according to the latest reports. CoinZoom is an exchange that’s been just launched in the US, and it’s claiming some industry-first features for crypto users and traders as well. Coinbase made headlines not too long ago when CEO Brian Armstrong revealed a bold prediction about …
Gaming Giant Is Building A Virtual World On Ethereum

Gaming Giant Is Building A Virtual World On Ethereum

09:52 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

Ethereum was recently in the spotlight when it’s been revealed that the Ethereum network is helping people get news from China. Not too long ago, it’s been revealed that censorship is very present in China. And with this going on there in regards to the coronavirus content online, there’s a journalist from the South China …
Ripple Prepares To Take Off In The Next Couple Of Years

Ripple Prepares To Take Off In The Next Couple Of Years

09:29 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

Ripple has been recently in the spotlight in relation to MoneyGram. As you know, MoneyGram is one of the most important partners of Ripple, and the company made some pretty exciting announcements lately. Amidst this global crisis, the company said that the revenue was $11.3 million as a result of the partnership mentioned above. The …
Bitcoin Price Races To $7,000 – BTC’s Recent Crash Was Not Due To Coronavirus, Says Binance CEO

Bitcoin Price Races To $7,000 – BTC’s Recent Crash Was Not Due To Coronavirus, Says Binance CEO

08:52 - 24/03/2020

Oracletimes

The coronavirus pandemic has the world in one of its worst phases from our generation, if not the worst. The global crisis affected everything from healthcare to global economies, and, as expected, the crypto market was also really badly hurt. More analysts claim that Bitcoin‘s recent fall by about 60% was also caused by the …
Ripple Success: MoneyGram Made Millions Selling XRP

Ripple Success: MoneyGram Made Millions Selling XRP

10:38 - 23/03/2020

Oracletimes

The crypto market is struggling really hard these days amidst the global disaster called the coronavirus pandemic. Bitcoin has been losing a lot in value, and the most important digital asset has been dragging the whole crypto market down. MoneyGram makes an important announcement MoneyGram is one of the most important partners of Ripple, and …
Crypto Vs. Fiat: Bitcoin Outperforms Cash In These Two Regards

Crypto Vs. Fiat: Bitcoin Outperforms Cash In These Two Regards

10:14 - 23/03/2020

Oracletimes

As you know by now, Bitcoin fell a lot recently and this freaked out crypto enthusiasts. The fall was thought to be related to the coronavirus terror amidst the global crisis that we’re in. More analysts say that just like global economies have been affected, so was the crypto market. The legacy markets also fell …
Ripple’s David Schwartz Releases New Bitcoin Prediction Amidst The Coronavirus Global Terror 

Ripple’s David Schwartz Releases New Bitcoin Prediction Amidst The Coronavirus Global Terror 

09:53 - 23/03/2020

Oracletimes

The whole world is under the reign of the coronavirus pandemic these days, and the healthcare systems, global economies, and more parts of our lives are affected. At the moment of writing this article, more than 340,000 people in the whole world have been already infected and the numbers are growing exponentially these days. As …
Bitcoin Is Called The Best Asset In Bleak Financial Times

Bitcoin Is Called The Best Asset In Bleak Financial Times

09:20 - 23/03/2020

Oracletimes

Bitcoin is dropping in price again today, and the whole crypto market is trading in the red. At the moment of writing this article, Bitcoin is priced at $5,807.54. During the past weekend, numbers were looking better, and crypto analysts became more optimistic just to see a new fall in price today. As you know …
Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000 – Crypto Hedge Fund Adaptive Capital Closes Its Doors

Bitcoin Drops Below $6,000 – Crypto Hedge Fund Adaptive Capital Closes Its Doors

09:07 - 23/03/2020

Oracletimes

When everyone in the crypto space was hoping that the crypto market is on its way to recovery, Bitcoin dropped in price once again. At the moment of writing this article, Bitcoin is trading in the red and the most important coin in the market is priced at $5,896.84. Now, according to the latest reports, …

A Market Resurgence of the Bibox Token (BIX) is Hinged Upon These 3 Factors

17:29 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

In summary: Bibox Token (BIX) is the native token for the Bibox exchange ecosystem.  BIX has also been affected by the current market turmoil. However, its rise back to prominence is based on an entire crypto market recovery, continual token burn and Bibox expanding its reach globally.  Exchange tokens are one category of digital assets …
BitMEX CEO Prediction For Bitcoin – BTC Will Not Revisit $3,000

BitMEX CEO Prediction For Bitcoin – BTC Will Not Revisit $3,000

13:05 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

The crypto market looks a bit better today, with the most important coins trading in the green at the moment of writing this article. The global stock market has been really hit lately amidst the global crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A lot of countries are really badly hit at the moment, and things …

3 Reasons Why Crypterium (CRPT) is Set to Reclaim $0.30

12:56 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

In summary: Crypterium (CRPT) also suffered from the recent market crash falling from $0.30 to $0.11 in an instant.  Recent news of the availability of Crypterium Crypto Debit cards might boost its utility. Crypterium also partnered with Link4Pay to improve crypto purchases.  The general mood and feel in the crypto-verse is one of cautious optimism. …
Bitcoin Prediction: Crypto Strategist Says Massive Shift Is Around The Corner

Bitcoin Prediction: Crypto Strategist Says Massive Shift Is Around The Corner

10:09 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

Bitcoin is currently trading in the green, just like all the important coins in the crypto space. The most important digital asset is now priced at $6,295.82.  Analysts are hoping to see Bitcoin bouncing back following the massive price drop from the past year. Bitcoin has been definitely showing signs of recovery, a crypto trader, …
Ripple Has A New Remittance Partner – Is XRP Involved?

Ripple Has A New Remittance Partner – Is XRP Involved?

09:55 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

Ripple was recently in the spotlight when CEO Brad Garlinghouse addressed the global crisis we’re in. Ripple CEO made a few comments about the coronavirus pandemic and the impact that this crisis has on the global economy. He is expecting that the market will have the ability to bounce back after the economic fallout from the …
Bitcoin’s Crash And The Halving – What Will Happen To BTC’s Price? 

Bitcoin’s Crash And The Halving – What Will Happen To BTC’s Price? 

09:32 - 22/03/2020

Oracletimes

The crypto market looks better today, and Bitcoin is trading in the green today, just like the other important coins in the market. Following the massive price fall from last week when BTC dropped by more than 50%, there are various analysts who are expecting to see a rise in the price of BTC after …