Category: Ethereum News

Cryptocurrencies tumble amid Tether Subpoena, Facebook ICO ad ban

Every now and then we can see price fluctuations in practically every cryptocurrency in the market. On January 30th, for the second time this year, Bitcoin’s value fell below $10,000. Spooked investors drove altcoin prices down as well. Bitcoin has fluctuated a bit but is currently above $10,000, now trading at $10,072, according to coinmarketcap. Etherem, the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, recorded a drop in value by less than 4%, currently worth $1,109 USD. Despite a general drop in the market, Lisk carried the day. LSKwas able to record a 15% increase in value over the last twenty-four hours....

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Robinhood investment app offers zero-fee crypto-trading

Stock trading app Robinhood hopes to democratize cryptocurrency investment by attracting more people away from traditional financial institutions. Starting in February, the company will add Bitcoin and Ethereum to its zero-fee service. Users can buy and sell the two cryptocurrencies, and monitor sixteen other coins. By comparison, Coinbase currently charges up to 4% on trades.  Monitor and invest in Cryptocurrencies According to the Robinhood site, you can now monitor and invest in cryptocurrencies, adding to its already popular stock trading platform, all in one place. Cryptocurrency puts power that’s historically been held by financial institutions in the hands of the...

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Will there be a Euro-based Tether?

Tether (USDT) is well-known among cryptocurrency traders. The company responsible for the crypto dollar announced a plan for digital euros. What is Tether? Tether is at the heart of the controversy. Despite the successes of the company itself, many skeptics believe that USDT does not have a real currency coverage (this was the initial assumption of the project). Let us, however, put skeptical opinions aside, because crypto dollars are about to be joined by crypto euros! The aim of the USDT, issued by Tether Limited, is to create a cryptocurrency that will always be convertible to the dollar at a...

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Ethereum breaks the $1000 line. Will it stop there?

It happened! Ethereum has crossed the $1000 limit and is approaching $100 billion capitalizations! Vitalik Buterin’s project is developing in the right direction. Many investors in the crypto community welcome the changes. But what’s next? Ethereum will grow Ethereum doubled in value in December. Starting from about $400, it rose to over $1000! This is certainly a happy piece of information for all investors. At this rate, ETH will become the third cryptocurrency to surpass $100 billion in market capitalization. However, the community wonders about ETH’s trajectory. Does Ethereum’s course have a chance to continue climbing upwards and setting...

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EtherDelta hack raising concerns over cryptoccurrency exchanges

Popular cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta confirmed on its Twitter account that it was the victim of a hacking attack. The post urged users to not use the current site. Hackers reportedly spoofed the site’s domain and users unknowingly sent tokens to cybercriminals, instead of the exchange. Dear users, we have reason to believe that there had been malicious attacks that temporarily gained access to @etherdelta https://t.co/NnqU5Er4rj DNS server. We are investigating this issue right now – in the meantime please DONOT use the current site. — EtherDelta (@etherdelta) December 20, 2017 A rash of high-profile hacks have occurred over the...

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