Chinese Media Expresses Caution before Phase 2 Talks in the US-China Trade Deal

Coinspeaker Chinese Media Expresses Caution before Phase 2 Talks in the US-China Trade DealThe eyes of the world are currently on the United States and China, as the trade deal negotiations between the two economic powerhouses are taking new turns. Over the last two years, both countries have shown restraint in coming to a mutual

Ted Livingston States Kik Messenger Is Not Shutting Down

Coinspeaker Ted Livingston States Kik Messenger Is Not Shutting DownAt the end of September, we reported that a popular messaging app Kik made the world reel with the announcement about shutting down. At that time, Kik CEO Ted Livingston explained this decision with the company’s downturn position and the necessity to focus more on the

Bitcoin Futures on the Bakkt Platform Soar 796% in One Day

When it comes to crypto and lightning fast growth, it’s usually something that happened over the course of a few months or years. Very rarely can we see something like the reported soar of the trading volume of the bitcoin futures on the Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform. Daily summary of Wednesday's Bakkt Bitcoin Monthly

Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions Banned by Alipay

The digital payment branch of the Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, Alipay, has officially banned all bitcoin and crypto transactions. There're several reports about @Alipay being used for bitcoin transactions. To reiterate, Alipay closely monitors over-the-counter transactions to identify irregular behavior and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. [cont'd…] — Alipay (@Alipay) October 10, 2019 Yesterday, Alipay’s

Alipay and WeChat Now Used by Binance to Accept Fiat

The online payment service Alipay and the message and payment app WeChat will now be used by Binance. YES https://t.co/dnHKQSLvS4 — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) October 9, 2019 Binance will use WeChat and Alipay to begin accepting fiat. After confirming the new features, Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao, quickly stated that WeChat and Alipay are not working

BCause Mining Ordered to Liquidate Its Assets Immediately

Virginia Beach’s bitcoin mining operation BCause Mining, was recently ordered to liquidate all of its current assets. Yesterday’s article of the local news outlet the Virginian Pilot, shared that BCause Mining had already filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. After a while, a local federal judge finally approved the motion and the company was able

51% Attack Solutions Lead to More Centralization According to Core Dev

Greg Maxwell, a Bitcoin Core developer has recently criticized the overwhelming fearmongering in case of a 51% attack.  The expert states that all of the panic for such an attack on the bitcoin blockchain, is raised by people with a fundamental lack of understanding about bitcoin itself. Maxwell’s Reddit post was published last week and

Biggest HODLers in Crypto Revealed: Crypto Exchanges

HODLing has always been ridiculed by some investors, and seen as a saving grace by others. It’s completely natural that a lot of people wanted to make a quick profit out of bitcoin and the biggest HODLers had the resources to accumulate large amounts of cryptocurrency without selling even during the $20K peak. Exchanges are

QuadrigaCX Saga: CEO’s Widow Handing Over $9 Million to Clients

Earlier this year, the crypto world saw a very unfortunate tragedy. The CEO of the crypto exchange QuadrigaCX passed away and left cryptocurrencies worth over $150 million completely inaccessible for an uknown period of time. As time moved on, a large portion of the funds was still “lost”. A few months ago, the company appointed

TipJar: The Reddit Ethereum Tipping Service Was Just Shut Down

The Ethereum-powered tipping service on Reddit, TipJar, has officially shut down this week. The Reddit service allowed users to send micropayments between themselves in ERC-20 tokens and Ether. The official TipJar website has not been shut down and it will be open until April 2020. The official announcement stated that the main reason for the