Christine Lagarde Suggests Banks Should Explore Blockchain Technology and CBDC

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said that digital currencies are likely to become more convenient to use. The information was released on November 14 by Statistimes. Moreover, Lagarde said that Banks are not worried about offering services to poor populations. Lagarde Suggests Banks Should Experiment with CBDC During a speech

Target’s Official Twitter Account Falls Victim to Bitcoin Scammers, Google Becomes the Next

CoinSpeaker Target’s Official Twitter Account Falls Victim to Bitcoin Scammers, Google Becomes the Next Although cryptocurrency is considered amidst the list of economic wonders brought on the surface up by the modern technology age, the name of digital money has been repeatedly stained with the woe of befooled investors who lost their fortune into too-good-to-be-true

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Capacity Attains a New All-time High

CoinSpeaker Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Capacity Attains a New All-time High The mainnet implementation of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN) has attained a new milestone of 4000 nodes for the very first time. Lightning Network, as we know, is the second layer off chain scalability solution of the Bitcoin network. The network is designed to cater to

Asian Traders Looking to Win Big With Bitcoin Cash

As Coinstaker reported last week, bitcoin cash (BCH) is now almost certainly looking to split into two cryptocurrencies. Even though it’s certain the two cryptocurrencies will be interlocked in a serious competition, many Asian traders are willing to bet on both. They believe that divided, the two “new” cryptocurrencies will be worth more than as

Power of Cryptos: $62M Worth of Litecoins Sent for Mere 50 Cents

CoinSpeaker Power of Cryptos: $62M Worth of Litecoins Sent for Mere 50 Cents As it’s said in the announcement, this Litecoin transaction is probably connected to the consolidation of funds into a new Multi-Signature / Segwit ‘M’ address from a handful of Legacy addresses. The transaction which created the new richest address on the network

Trader Fined and Jailed Over Fraudulent Scheme Worth Millions

A crypto trader was both fined and jailed by the United States Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The fine was a no slap on the wrist and amounted to nearly $1 million. Joseph Kim is charged with running a fraudulent scheme involving bitcoins and litecoins. CFTC’s press release from November 9th stated that the Arizona-based trader

WBTC: Decentralized token backed by Bitcoins on the Ethereum Blockchain

With 2017 highs and 2018 lows, 2019 will be an interesting year for the cryptocurrency community and projects. After a lot of bad projects failed, the state of the cryptocurrency market means that only innovative, useful and interesting projects will succeed. In the beginning of January 2019, a new token is set to be launched

Hidden Message by Satoshi: The Connection between Bitcoin and Halloween

Exactly 10 years ago, on October 31st 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto published bitcoin’s white paper. Ironically enough, 10 years ago, the world experienced the biggest financial collapse in recent times. With the white paper officially being released on October 31st, many experts are beginning to wonder about if there’s a hidden message by Satoshi. Did Satoshi

Bisq: What Does a Decentralized Crypto Exchange Really Mean?

Decentralization and crypto usually go hand in hand. Of course this holds true for the crypto exchanges as well. Every single crypto exchange will describe itself as decentralized exchange (DEX). Upon closer inspection however, Bisq probably is the only exchange living true to the description. Bisq was originally called Bitsqaure and the DEX has been

Crypto Payment Platform PiixPay.com Presents Its New Crypto-to-bank Feature Instafill

CoinSpeaker Crypto Payment Platform PiixPay.com Presents Its New Crypto-to-bank Feature Instafill Despite the fact that the period of record crypto heights seems to be in the past, more and more people are engaged into this industry which means that the demand for smart solutions is still growing. Bearing this idea in mind crypto payment platform