Monday, April 22, 2019
Facebook is moving into cryptocurrency, aiming to create some type of stablecoin that will make it possible for users within its gargantuan network to transfer value to each other. Why Facebook doesn’t simply use an existing cryptocurrency is, of course, a mystery. FACEBOOK’S NOT GOING FULL CRYPTO Facebook should have just added...
The CEO of crypto project TRON has come under fire for a Twitter Tesla giveaway that doesn’t seem to involve giving much away at all. After announcing a $2o million “global appreciation campaign,” including a Tesla giveaway, Justin Sun has backed out and refused to give the winner his car. TRON’S TESLA GIVEAWAY GONE WRONG Sun...
A bug in the code for Stellar – the eighth-largest cryptocurrency – allowed an attacker to generate 2.25 billion lumens in April 2017 successfully. Stellar quietly patched the bug in version in 0.6.2, released in May of that year. The only note about the inflation bug reads: “fix inflation bug that...
In the last 24 hours, the bitcoin price recovered beyond the $4,000 mark as alternative cryptocurrencies in the likes of Cardano (ADA) and EOS surged by more than 10 percent on the day. The price of bitcoin has slightly increased in the past 24 hours (Source: Coinmarketcap.com) Many tokens and crypto...
XLM, a cryptocurrency backed by Stellar Lumens, an open-source, decentralized payment protocol, surged as much as 11-percent in the past 24 hours. STELLAR PRICE RISES 11% FOLLOWING IBM-BANKS PARTNERSHIP | SOURCE: COINMARKETCAP.COM The upside move started brewing during the early European trading session on Monday, as the XLM moved from 0.108...
Justin Sun recently announced a $20 million giveaway. The full details of the airdrop haven’t been released yet, but he is definitively giving away a Tesla. This reporter’s been thinking about it: if a million people sign up for a $20 million giveaway, that’s $20 each. That’s actually a decent amount...
Coinbase Pro will have active trading of Stellar Lumens (XLM) by morning. The exchange announced in a blog post earlier today that it is currently accepting deposits. They are conducting the listing in a similar manner to how they did Ripple, in stages. The “deposit only” stage will last until...
The Sovereign (SOV) digital currency looks set to become the first decentralized national digital currency. It could be used in the Marshall Islands on an equal footing with the US dollar. Such cryptocurrency as legal tender, even in a small state, is a larger step on the path to...
Binance Coin (BNB), the native crypto asset of Binance Chain, a blockchain network developed by the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has spiked by 13 percent again, extending the momentum of Bitcoin and the rest of the market. Within one month, the price of Binance Coin has surged from $7.8 to...
Following an abrupt short-term dip from $132 billion to $126 billion, the crypto market has almost fully recovered as Bitcoin bounced back to $3,800 and assets like EOS and Litecoin recorded 10 to 13 percent gains. Peter Brandt, a prominent technical analyst, stated that crypto assets like Litecoin have led...