Jack Mallers, developer of the Zap Lightning Wallet, announced his new app for iPhone, Android and Chrome on July 2, which allows users to send and receive Bitcoin (BTC) and Lightning Network payments directly from and to a bank account.Strike, which has now entered the public beta phase,...
The first two days of Unitize, the virtual conference organized by BlockShow and San Francisco Blockchain Week, have come and gone with speakers from various sectors of the emerging crypto and blockchain space. Developments around central bank digital currencies, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on the...
Investors in Japan increased their crypto holdings during the early stages of the pandemic before the government issued economic relief payments. According to a July 13 report from Japanese news outlet Nikkei, the Bank of Japan revealed that the supply of M3 in the country — a measure of...
Scott Melker, also known as the "Wolf of All Streets," says he was the victim of a SIM swap attack in February but managed to avoid losing any crypto assets.In a Aug. 4 post on Melker’s website titled Security Tips And Lessons Learned From My Hack, the trader...
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum’s Ether (ETH) plunged by 13% and 21%, respectively, within minutes on Aug. 2. The move liquidated more than $1 billion worth of futures contracts as BTC/USD dropped from around $12,000 to as low as $10,550.BTC/USD 1-hour chart. Source: TradingviewThere appear to...
The “realized cap” of Bitcoin (BTC), a statistic observed by on-chain market analysis platform Glassnode, has hit a new all-time high on June 19. It may indicate an overall increase in new investors in the cryptocurrency market in recent months.Glassnode said:“Bitcoin's Realized Cap has hit a new all...
Bitcoin (BTC) traders are changing their habits in 2020 — but volatility is still dominated by the start of New York stock market trading.According to data currently circulating on social media, volatility for the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is highly correlated with the opening of United States...
Gumi Cryptos Capital partner, Miko Matsumura, recently spoke with a scam artist pretending to be Justin Sun. The imposter was attempting to sell a supposed privacy-focused crypto asset pegged to the value of real Tron TRX coins. Upon initial inspection of the project and its token sale, Matsumura jumped on...
Today Bitcoin (BTC) price abruptly dropped 2.93% to $9,160 before traders stepped in to push the price back to the $9,200 level.Crypto market weekly price chart. Source: Coin360The mild correction occurred as the Dow pulled back 370 points and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also saw small losses....
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been showing weakness throughout the week. However, the key support level is holding up, and this triggered the continuation of many altcoins such as Tezos (XTZ) and Algorand (ALGO), which are soaring on July 11, gaining over 9% and 17%, respectively. The massive...