Ripple (XRP) Tech Being Used for New Decentralized Crypto Exchange

DCEX uses Ripple tech, entering the crypto market as a brand new decentralized cryptocurrency marketplace with Ripple (XRP) at its core. According to a press release published yesterday, the San Francisco-based platform just opened registration for institutional and retail investors. DCEX Uses Ripple Tech The new platform was developed by the blockchain firm AlphaPoint and in its beginning stages will offer only 15 different cryptocurrency to cryptocurrency trading pairs, all against XRP—the base trading crypto on DCEX. The 15 cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), EOS,…

Huobi Lists Verge (XVG), Price Increases: Getting the Ball Rolling

In a sea of sellers, a light has been cast on Verge (XVG). Huobi lists Verge, as announced Tuesday, causing the altcoin to increase nearly 5%. Here’s what we know. Huobi Lists Verge: Deposits Now, Trading Tomorrow! On July 31st, Huobi announced the listing of XVG as a trading pair. According to the post, deposits are currently available, and trading will commence tomorrow, August 1st. Launch of Verge (XVG) on Huobi Global! Deposit has started.XVG/BTC & XVG/ETH trading pairs will be available tomorrow from 15:00pm August 1, 2018(GMT+8). Discover: https://t.co/d35Us0B1i3@VERGEcurrency #HuobiGlobal #XVG…

Crypto Daily News: NFL Strikes Crypto Deal; Bitcoin (BTC) Drops Below $8,000

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the NFL’s latest deal in crypto, Thomson Reuters’ partnership with Crypto Compare, and Bitcoin (BTC) dropping below $8,000. Crypto Daily News: July 31st, 2018 NFLPA Strikes Crypto Deal Announced this morning, the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) plans to encourage its members to provide commentary, live streams, and other content on the FanChain platform. The NFLPA hopes that former and current players will be able to earn revenue for themselves outside the games they play. The NFLPA has purchased a…

Online Bank Swissquote Shows Surge in Profits Because of the “Crypto Boom”

Online bank Swissquote opened its banking doors to accommodate Bitcoin trading accounts for its clients in July of 2017. It was thought to be the first European online bank to do this. A year on, and Swissquote has revealed the fruits of its labor for adopting the cryptocurrency with a 44% surge in profits attributed to the “Crypto Boom” in the early half of 2018. According to Finews, the online bank’s massive growth in Q1 2018 was thanks to a “brisk demand” for crypto products and the eruption of the crypto markets earlier…

IBM Blockchain Platform Targets Banks and Financial Institutions

The IBM blockchain platform aimed at financial services was launched today, according to a CNBC news report. IBM currently holds several blockchain-based patents and is working on several different projects with Distributed Ledger technology. IBM Paves the Way When cryptocurrency began its ramp up back in mid-2017, several banks around the world started eyeing blockchain technology to see how it could potentially benefit current systems and how it could cut costs. IBM has partnered with CLS, a foreign exchange market infrastructure firm, and has created LedgerConnect. LedgerConnect is a proof of concept blockchain…

Kim Kardashian West Promotes Bitcoin (BTC) at Charity Event

Kim Kardashian promotes Bitcoin: Reality television star Kim Kardashian-West announced to her 114 million Instagram (IG) followers that she staked a physical Bitcoin (BTC) in a charity poker event in LA last night. West’s sisters, Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, hosted a table at yesterday’s ‘If Only’ Texas Hold’Em Charity Poker event. This charity event was geared towards raising funds for the City of Hope, a nonprofit clinical research and treatment center for cancer. Kim Kardashian Promotes Bitcoin During the poker event, Kim Kardashian West video…

CEO of Fatfish Internet: Crypto ETF Coming Soon, Despite Recent Rejections

There are numerous people and groups in the crypto industry that want a crypto ETF. The Gemini exchange is one, and BitWise is another. Over the weekend, the CEO of Fatfish Internet Group joined the conversation. But is there a crypto ETF coming soon, or is this false hope? After all, the SEC has a different opinion. Crypto ETF Coming Soon? On Sunday, Kin-Wai Lau, CEO of Fatfish Internet, a global tech venture investment firm, said that a Bitcoin ETF is on the horizon, adding that global markets will soon be “ready…

Four Catalysts Driving Bitcoin Higher, According to Spencer Bogart

Bitcoin has had quite the year. It hasn’t all been good, with the digital currency dropping below the $6,000 price mark at the end of June. But recently Bitcoin has redeemed itself, witnessing strong gains over the last week. So that brings up the question of whether there are catalysts driving Bitcoin higher. If not now, could there be catalysts at a later date? Spencer Bogart, the co-founder of Blockchain Capital, a venture capital firm, seems to think so. Four Catalysts Driving Bitcoin Higher: According to Bogart There is a…

Crypto Daily News: Crypto Market Falls and CME Altcoin Futures Put On Hold

In today’s edition of Crypto Daily News, we’ll cover the crypto market taking a hit after an SEC ruling, and the CEM announcing that altcoin futures aren’t going to be released anytime soon. Crypto Daily News: July 27th, 2018 Crypto Market in the Red Source: CoinMarketCap Yesterday, CNBC reported big news that caused the entire crypto market to take a sharp fall. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the second attempt to list the first-ever Bitcoin ETF by the crypto-famous Olympians, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. The famous twins own…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin Added to Skrill

Formerly known as Moneybookers, the popular online payment operator Skrill has just announced big news in the crypto space. Skrill adds coins, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Litecoin (LTC). We know lots of people want to experiment with #cryptocurrency trading but don’t know where to start, so we made the entire process easy. We’re pleased to announce you can now buy and sell Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin with Skrill. More: https://t.co/WYR6rgYPWC pic.twitter.com/N3tBnQc7vn — Skrill (@skrill) July 25, 2018 Skrill Adds Coins As per a…