Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

Buterin Considers zk-STARKS, Plasma, Casper, Bitcoin Cash for Enhancing Ethereum’s Efficiency

The developers of Ethereum ( ETH), the world’s largest platform for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), have been experimenting with different approaches for effectively scaling the smart contract platform. Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin has considered using other blockchain platforms as data layers for the Ethereum network. These platforms include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum Classic (ETC),…

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Reminder: Bakkt is Launching Bitcoin Futures in the Coming Day

Reminder: Bakkt is Launching Bitcoin Futures in the Coming Day

Bakkt is Finally Here That’s right, Bakkt is finally here. After months upon months of deliberation, hype, and odd regulatory setbacks, the cryptocurrency venture that has been backed by the New York Stock Exchange, Microsoft, and Starbucks is launching. Starting Monday, July 22nd, the exchange will be testing physically delivered Bitcoin futures, which will be…

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Bitcoin: Signal That Preceded Two 60% BTC Rallies is Forming

Bitcoin: Signal That Preceded Two 60% BTC Rallies is Forming

Bitcoin Bulls Ready to Run Bitcoin ( BTC) bulls are poised to break out of the gates. As noted by prominent analyst Joe McCann, the one-day Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD), an indicator meant to determine momentum and trends, is about to see a bullish crossover on Bitcoin’s one-day chart. This will see the blue line,…

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Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Holding Above $10,800 May Set Stage for Boom

Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Holding Above $10,800 May Set Stage for Boom

Bitcoin Spikes 4% in Minutes Out of nowhere, Bitcoin ( BTC) has surged higher over the past couple of hours, catching many traders with their pants down as normal. As of the time of writing this piece, BTC trades at $10,900, just shy of the key resistance of $11,000, but located slightly above another important level,…

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Bitpanda Going The Binance Way, Issuing Own Token

Bitpanda Going The Binance Way, Issuing Own Token

As cryptocurrencies get more attention, it’s now a supremacy battle between cryptocurrency exchanges. To win the fight, exchanges have over time created unique products to help them appeal traders. For example, Binance, a leading crypto exchange in the world, introduced its native currency, BNB, that would, among other things, enable its holders to enjoy a…

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Bitcoin Forms Fresh Trading Range as Bullish Technical Pattern Emerges

Bitcoin Forms Fresh Trading Range as Bullish Technical Pattern Emerges

After briefly dipping below the psychologically important price level of $10,000, Bitcoin has once again extended the upwards momentum it has incurred over the past several months and is now firmly trading within the $10,000 region. Analysts are now pointing to the formation of fresh trading ranges and a potentially bullish inverse head and shoulders…

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Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Under CFTC Investigation: Bloomberg Insiders

Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX Under CFTC Investigation: Bloomberg Insiders

BitMEX in The Firing Line BitMEX, the leading Bitcoin derivatives platform, is purportedly under investigation. Per a Bloomberg report released a number of hours ago, the Seychelles-based exchange, which also has a luxurious office in Hong Kong, the cryptocurrency platform is being investigated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The financial regulator, which…

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Bitcoin Stabilizes at $10,500 After Fall to $9,100, What’s Next?

Bitcoin Stabilizes at $10,500 After Fall to $9,100, What’s Next?

Bitcoin Rallies Off Bottom, Should We Be Excited? As detailed by this outlet, Bitcoin ( BTC) rallied hard off a local bottom of $9,100 just the other day. In fact, within the span of two hours, the crypto asset gained around 10%, moving higher in a move that even bulls didn’t expect. Despite this strong move…

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Buying Bitcoin (BTC) at $8,500 is Best, Says Analyst

Buying Bitcoin (BTC) at $8,500 is Best, Says Analyst

Why Buy Bitcoin at $8,500? After falling to $9,100, Bitcoin ( BTC) has managed to pick itself up from its bootstraps, rallying to $10,800. As of the time of writing this, the rally has paused, with the cryptocurrency falling back to $10,400. Despite this strong bounce, a Bloomberg guest recently suggested that Bitcoin may have further…

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