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E-Commerce Giant Rakuten’s New Payment App Appears to Support Crypto

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten announced that a major update of its Rakuten Pay mobile app will be released on March 18, according to the firm’s 2018 earnings release, published on Feb. 12. The app’s new structure appears to indicate…
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QuadrigaCX Imbroglio Continues: Cotten Mentioned Bitcoin Key Loss In 2014

Since NewsBTC’s last updates on the QuadrigaCX situation, little knowledge has been garnered about the current whereabouts or legitimacy of the exchange’s supposed Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and other digital asset holdings. But,…
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Crypto Market Wrap: Consolidation Continues, Is a Breakout Imminent?

Market Wrap Crypto consolidation continues; Litecoin still inching up, NEO making progress, everything else is flat. Crypto markets are looking a little erratic as we enter the weekend but in the grand scheme of things nothing has changed over…
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Chainalysis Secures $30M: Despite Bitcoin Crash, Crypto Venture Money Still Flowing

The so-called “crypto winter” has undoubtedly been tough on a majority of this ecosystem’s upstarts, even those with supposedly colossal war chests and copious amounts of talent. Heck, earlier this week, Ripple cut Bloomberg…
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Crypto Markets Experience Mixed Trading Session, Analysts Expect Ethereum and Litecoin to Drop in Near-Future

The crypto markets have continued to gradually drift lower following last Friday’s market surge. Most cryptocurrencies have dropped today, with Ethereum trading down marginally, and XRP dropping nearly 2% due to concerns regarding the newly…
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Will Bitcoin Block Size Reduction Argument Cause Another Crypto Conflict?

Things have been busy in crypto land this week and the big debate over Bitcoin’s block size has only just been usurped by JP Morgan’s attempt to launch its own completely centralized crypto coin. The block size issue is an important one…
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Crypto Markets Trade Down as Bitcoin (BTC) Short Positions Plunge

Since the crypto markets witnessed a large price swing last Friday, they have been gradually drifting downwards, with Bitcoin (BTC) expressing some levels of stability in the low-$3,600 region. This stability may not last long however, as BTC…
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DCG Chief Claims He’s More Bullish on Bitcoin Than Ever, But Wary Of Crypto Assets

It goes without saying that the crypto market is rife with wishy-washy investors. Some days, one might be overly bullish, quipping that Bitcoin (BTC) could skyrocket to the so-called “moon.” Other days, he or she might remark that…
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Crypto Analyst: Bitcoin Investors Are Underwater, But BTC Bounces Back Quickly

Bitcoin’s highly publicized meteoric rise to its all-time high of $20,000 in December 2017 was a classic bubble cycle at its peak. The media attention and hype from individuals talking about the crypto on social media and in social circles…
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Bitcoin Giant BitMEX: Major Financial Crisis Could Be Several Years Away

The economy is doing just fine, they say. No, maybe not. A growing number of economists (and notable ones at that) have begun to tout theses accentuating that the world’s economy isn’t in clear waters, in spite of the seemingly ever-rallying…