Report: Tether (USDT) Is Still the King of Stablecoins

Despite the explosion of stablecoins launching in 2018, Tether (USDT) continues to dominate as Tether accounts for 98% of the total daily trading volume of all stablecoins, as well as 60% of Bitcoin’s daily trading volume. This data comes from a recent report by Blockchain, a leading European cryptocurrency wallet …

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Likely To Dominate IOT And dApps By 2020

As developers express concerns over the centralized nature of dApp development and deployment on Ethereum (ETH), dApp popularity on the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blokchain has just doubled in two months. Ethereum Classic (ETC) has taken a more practical approach to dApp development compared to Ethereum (ETH), one that is more …

Bitcoin: Widespread Adoption Could Drive Prices Much Higher

Bitcoin’s Path To Widespread Adoption The world is a big place, unfortunately there are not that many Bitcoin (BTC-USD) to go around. Last winter we saw a prelude to what can happen when people in mass want to acquire Bitcoin, the price skyrockets. However, since then Bitcoin’s price has corrected …

Bitcoin Bulls Are Sweating Latest Test of Key Resistance Level

Bitcoin’s recent stumble could turn into a full-blown tailspin, testing its strong support level of $6,000 again, according to a leading technical indicator. The biggest cryptocurrency has bounced off the $6,000 mark four times since February, and a break below that price could signal further capitulation. The GTI VERA Convergence …

New York Regulator Greenlights Paxos Ethereum-Based Stablecoin

A new U.S.-dollar collateralized stablecoin has been given the thumbs up by crypto’s toughest regulatory regime. The New York Department of Financial Services, creators of the controversial BitLicense regulatory framework, greenlighted the Paxos Standard coin on Monday and will regulate the asset. Developed by Paxos, the Ethereum-based stablecoin is designed …

IBM Launches a Payment Platform Using the Stellar (XLM) Blockchain

Multinational technology company IBM has launched a blockchain-based financial solution to upend the existing status quo regarding remittances and global payments. This proposed solution, called IBM Blockchain World Wire, is set to adopt the Stellar (XLM) blockchain alongside other digital assets to allow instant money transfers of a guaranteed amount. …

Andy Warhol’s Multi-Million Dollar Painting Tokenized and Sold on Blockchain

In a world first, an artwork worth millions of dollars has been tokenized and sold on blockchain. 14 Small Electric Chairs, a two-meter high painting by the late renowned American visual artist Andy Warhol, was sold on blockchain-based art investment platform Maecenas to 100 participants. Approximately US$1.7 million was raised …

Google Makes Ethereum Dataset Publicly Available in BigQuery

Internet giant Google has now made ethereum dataset publicly available to its big data analytics platform BigQuery, after adding Bitcoin dataset earlier this year. Google BigQuery is a cloud-based web service for processing very large read-only data sets. The company said that all historical data, including daily updates, will be …

Alibaba Has Filed for over 10% of the World’s Blockchain Patents: Research

China’s ongoing drive to dominate the emerging global blockchain technology sector has been underlined by news that Alibaba Group Holding alone filed more than 10 percent of all blockchain patents worldwide in 2017. Intellectual Property Rights Arms Race Research by Thomson Reuters shows that 56 percent of all 406 blockchain …

SEC Expresses Interest In Allowing Regular People To Invest In Private Companies

It seems like the rise of crowdfunding and ICOs may be having an affect on how US regulators perceive the investing landscape. Recently, the SEC announced that they were exploring how to make it easier for individuals to invest in private companies, including some of the world’s hottest startups. The …