Blockchain 

Coinbase UK Drops Support for Zcash

It has yet to be disclosed as to why, but the UK arm of Coinbase is dropping support for Zcash (ZEC) cryptocurrency. The move has, understandably, rattled Zcash investors. Coinbase Drops Support for Zcash According to customers of Coinbase UK, the exchange is sending out letters telling traders to convert their ZEC holdings by August 26. Alternatively, traders are encouraged to export their coins to an external wallet. If they fail to do so, their ZEC balance will automatically convert to British pound sterling in their user accounts. As stated,…

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Monero (XMR) Still Vulnerable Despite Receiving Support from Nick Szabo

Like most digital coins, Monero (XMR) is equally vulnerable despite its bullish trading pattern against the US dollar. With privacy becoming more important each day, Monero is already well-positioned in that regard. The network has shown some resiliency despite its dependence on developers rejecting miner monopolization efforts. Monero Receives Backing from Nick Szabo There have been concerted efforts regarding privacy by citizens who are opposed to the behemoths focusing on personal data collection and processing for their own gain. For instance, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has been in the spotlight regarding privacy…

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Ripple Performs Better than Broader Crypto Markets on Technical Support

One of the most interesting cryptocurrencies to have emerged over the past few years has been Ripple (XRP), and it has managed to hold onto its position as the third biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. However, it has not had the best year so far, despite threatening to break out more than once. In a new development that will be welcomed by those who hold XRP, the cryptocurrency has managed to outperform the market amidst all the chaos. XRP Finds Support While most of the market has been in a…

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Ethereum Futures Already Gaining Significant Support in the Industry

Ethereum (ETH) is the second largest virtual currency in terms of market cap, and for quite some time investors have been expecting Ethereum futures that seem to, at last, be happening. However, these expectations have faced interest concerns and regulatory uncertainty regarding the crypto asset.Ethereum Futures Realized The expectations for Ethereum futures appear to have been realized with The Block reporting that one of the largest global exchanges, CME Group, was preparing to release a futures product for Ethereum. The Chicago-based CME Group was the institution that launched Bitcoin futures…

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Coinbase Announces Support for EOS

Coinbase has announced that from today, EOS will be supported by its custodial wallet. Coinbase users can now buy, sell, receive, convert, and store crypto on the platform as well as exchange it against fiat currencies that are supported. EOS is currently among the top cryptocurrencies, and it is ranked fifth largest in terms of circulation. EOS Now Available on Coinbase Wallet Coinbase tweeted that it is launching EOS on its website as well as in the Android and iOS Coinbase apps, so users will need to update their apps…

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Facebook Partners with E-Commerce Companies to Support Crypto Payment

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Facebook is in talks with various e-commerce companies and financial firms to support its crypto payment that is under development. So far Facebook has engaged MasterCard and Visa about the project that is known as Project Libra. Crypto Payment Facebook is expected to commit $1 billion to the development of crypto payment. The company has approached various e-commerce companies to invest in its crypto payment feature and be a partner of the network. Paying via crypto will not be limited only to Facebook…

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SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash | Keeps Support for Bitcoin SV

In a potentially rebellious move, major Japanese financial services company, SBI Holdings, announced it is delisting Bitcoin Cash (BCH) from its digital currency exchange. Let’s check this out. SBI Delists Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Yesterday, we covered the controversy surrounding the delisting of Bitcoin SV (BSV). Specifically, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, announced yesterday that it will delist this crypto effective April 22nd. The move comes as a retaliation against the actions of BSV creator Craig Wright (more on that to follow). But today, tables are turning somewhat as major Japanese…

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Fidelity Digital Assets | Taking Its Time Evaluating Ethereum Support

Earlier in the year, Fidelity Investments launched its arm dedicated to cryptocurrencies. Called Fidelity Digital Assets (FDAS), the branch trades in and takes custody of digital assets. Now, according to FDAS President Tom Jessop, the platform will take its time adding support for Ethereum. Fidelity Digital Assets The platform currently has support for Bitcoin and is still evaluating what cryptocurrencies may be added in the future. Where Ethereum is concerned, the executive has expressed that the company is biding time: “We’d love to have support [for] ether but you know…

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Coinbase Wallet Expanding with New Support for Bitcoin Cash

The US’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Coinbase, announced earlier that it now has added support for Bitcoin Cash to its Coinbase Wallet. The company made the announcement in a press release published yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash According to the Coinbase Wallet, the new update is set to roll out in a few weeks: “The new Wallet update with Bitcoin Cash support will roll out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few weeks.” Coinbase Wallet The Coinbase Wallet is an upgraded…

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Cryptocurrency 

Bakkt Looks for Support for Its Next Futures Contract

As Bitcoin continues to slide past the $4,500 mark, bullish investors need something to hold onto. Bakkt is trying to give it to them. Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the NYSE, is fighting the good fight with a plan to make cryptocurrencies mainstream. Bakkt is its plan. The new platform offers regulated trading, clearing and custody, and security. It is a safe environment for consumers to buy, sell, store, and spend digital assets. Bakkt and Bitcoin The platform’s first futures contract will be a Bitcoin one, as it is “the clear crypto…

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