Monthly Archives: April 2019

US-Based Exchange ErisX Officially Announces Public Launch of Spot Market

Following media reports in late April, Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange ErisX has launched spot trading. Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has officially announced the public launch of its spot market, the firm tweeted on April 30. The ErisX spot exchange is the first part of the company’s development of a single platform that will represent both a digital asset spot and regulated futures exchange, as reported by Finance Magnates. Subsequently after the announcement, ErisX reportedly enabled support of United States dollar trading pairs with major cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin […]

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Facebook Veterans Launch ETH-Based Digital Collectible App, Funding From ConsenSys Ventures

A startup founded by a group of Facebook veterans has launched an ether-powered mobile social app. A New York startup founded by a group of Facebook veterans has launched an ether (ETH)-powered mobile social app that supports the creation and trading of unique digital collectibles. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 30. The startup, dubbed “Editional,” has reportedly sealed a $1.5 million seed round with backing from high-profile crypto investors that include ConsenSys Ventures, Digital Currency Group and CoinFund, the […]

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Crypto Data Firm Raises $6 Mln From Morgan Creek Digital Assets, Others

Digital Assets Data has raised $6 million to create an institution-grade crypto data platform. Digital Assets Data — a crypto-focused fintech and data firm — has launched with a $6 million raise from industry backers such as Digital Currency Group, Morgan Creek Digital Assets and others. The financing will enable the firm to build out a new institution-grade crypto data platform, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 30. Digital Assets Data’s co-founder and CEO Mike Alfred previously served as co-founder and CEO of […]

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This App Teaches You How to Become a Bitcoin Cash Trader

If you are new to the crypto space and want to learn more about trading there’s a useful app that focuses on one of the most popular cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin Cash: Online Course gives you the basics and explains in detail the instruments that any successful trader should be using such as fundamental and technical analyses. Also read: How to Create a Bitcoin Cash Wallet With Cashaddress Learn the Basics of Crypto Trading and the Advantages of Bitcoin Cash Bitcoin Cash: Online Course is a mobile application developed […]

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Nasdaq Adds Brave New Coin’s XRP Index to Global Data Service

The world’s largest stock exchange announced that it has introduced a new XRP index to its global data service. The world’s largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, announced that it has introduced XRP Liquid Index (XRRLX), a new XRP index, to its global data service. The news was announced in a post on its website published on April 29. Per the announcement, the development is part of Nasdaq’s data dissemination partnership with cryptocurrency analytics company Brave New Coin. The company will reportedly send its real-time XRP index level information […]

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Breaker Magazine to Cease Operation Due to Lack of Feasible Business Plan: Report

Founded in 2018 by Ben Schiller, Breakermag will reportedly cease operation due to the lack of a feasible business plan. Breaker Magazine (Breakermag), an American online crypto publication, is reportedly shutting down, industry news outlet The Block reported on April 29. Launched in July 2018, the publication will reportedly cease operations due to the lack of a feasible business plan, the report notes, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter. Created by journalist and business tech author Ben Schiller, Breakermag is an editorially independent site owned by […]

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Australian Tax Agency Goes After Cryptocurrency Traders in Exchange Data Push

Plans to extract data from exchanges will enable authorities to audit traders themselves, should questions arise over tax payments. Australia’s tax agency, the Australian Tax Office (ATO), will seek to contact cryptocurrency traders personally about tax issues as part of a new data collection scheme, officials confirmed in a statement on April 30. The ATO, which is working in conjunction with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), says it will demand information on operations from local cryptocurrency […]

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Japanese Unicorn Crypto Exchange Liquid Reveals Plans to Expand to US Market

Japanese crypto exchange Liquid has partnered with VC consortium Virtual Currency Partners. Japanese crypto trading platform Liquid has partnered with venture capital consortium Virtual Currency Partners (VCP) to create a jointly-owned entity that will pave the way for Liquid’s expansion to the United States. The news was revealed in an official announcement on April 29. As recently reported, Liquid hit unicorn status earlier this month with the first close of an ongoing Series C funding that put the company’s valuation at over $1 billion. According to today’s […]

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Bahrain’s Regulatory Sandbox Teeming With Crypto Companies

Bahrain’s regulatory sandbox has become increasingly crypto-friendly as half of the companies approved are now either crypto exchanges or other crypto businesses including ATMs. There are currently 30 companies approved for the regulatory sandbox by the central bank. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request Regulatory Sandbox Thirty companies are currently approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) for its regulatory sandbox, half of which are crypto service providers including exchanges. Four companies have been approved this year and three of them […]

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Vitalik Buterin Tweets ETH Development Proposals After Elon Musk’s ‘Ethereum’ Tweet Bait

Technology entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sparked a conversation with Vitalik Buterin. Technology entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sparked a conversation with ether (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin with his laconic one-word tweet “Ethereum” on April 29. The tweet, which Musk swiftly ironized by adding “jk” within the same thread, prompted Buterin to extend an invitation to Musk for Ethereum’s DevCon in October. In response, Musk asked Buterin the question, “What should be developed on Ethereum?” Buterin listed five of his top picks for […]

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