TRON (TRX) Surges 14% to Move to 7th Place, Ahead of Litecoin (LTC) and Stellar (XLM) TRON (TRX) Surges 14% to Move to 7th Place, Ahead of Litecoin (LTC) and Stellar (XLM)
In the early hours (UTC time) of Sunday (January 27th), TRON (TRX) surged over 14% in price to become the seventh most valuable cryptocurrency by market cap, and as TRON Foundation CEO pointed out, this means that TRON is ahead of both Litecoin (LTC) and Stellar (XLM) in the market cap table.In this article, we look at some factors that could be responsible for TRON's impressive recent price action. At press time (around 09:00UTC), according to data fromCryptoCompare, TRX was trading at $0.03118, up 14.3% in the past 24-hour period. Here is the one-day chart: And TRX's performance in the past 30 days is even more impressive: during this period, the TRX price has gone from $0.01922 on December 28th (at 09:00 UTC) to $0.03118 on January 27th (09:00 UTC), i.e. gone up in value by over 62%: This article was first found by us on 2019-01-27 12:58:55. Share this content on social media: Mentioned cryptocurrencies include TRX, XLM, LTC. Visit www.cryptoglobe.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Broadcast Data From Space and Pay With Bitcoin via Lightning Network Broadcast Data From Space and Pay With Bitcoin via Lightning Network
On Wednesday (January 16th), Blockchain startup Blockstream announced that the "Blockstream Satellite API" service it introduced last month has gone live in beta (test) mode. On 17 December 2017, Blockstream said that "Phase 2 coverage of the Blockstream Satellite network" had gone live; even more interestingly, for the purpose of this article, was that it also unveiledthe Blockstream Satellite API, "a groundbreaking new broadcast service" that "empowers users to access the Blockstream Satellite network to broadcast data to the whole world" and pay with bitcoin (BTC) via the Lightning Network. Using theSatellite API, users would be able to "broadcast unencrypted data to everyone with a satellite receiver or target specific users by using encryption." This share was first found by us on 2019-01-17 00:05:31. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets include BTC, TCN, DTA. Visit www.cryptoglobe.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

Binance s Changpeng Zhao Pledges to Freeze Cryptopia Hack Funds Binance s Changpeng Zhao Pledges to Freeze Cryptopia Hack Funds
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao - perhaps better known as CZ - has responded to calls from Twitter users to block funds identified as coming from the recent Cryptopia hack. As we explored earlier today, eager Blockchain watchers have been tracking funds that appear to have been taken from the New Zealand-based crypto-asset exchange, Cryptopia. The tokens, comprised of around $3 million-worth of ethereum and $11 million in other ERC-20 assets, were removed from walletslinked to the exchange in the early hours of January 13th (around 01:30 UTC). Some 16-or-so hours before the exchange admitted a problem, initially putting the site 'Under Maintenance' and then admitting to significant issues and informing New Zealand Police. Now, the CEO of cryptocurrency's biggest exchange has promised to block any wallets linked to funds from the hack that appear on his platform. This post was retrieved by us on 2019-01-16 17:16:28. Share this content on social media: Have a look at www.cryptoglobe.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Coinbase Announces Ethereum Classic Support Is in Final Testing Phase | CryptoGlobe Coinbase Announces Ethereum Classic Support Is in Final Testing Phase | CryptoGlobe
Popular San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has recently announced that it's conducting a final testing phase before adding support for Ethereum Classic (ETC) on its platform. According to the announcement, the company believes this phase will be completed by Tuesday, August 7, at which point it'll start accepting inbound ETC transfers. Coinbase is set to release an announcement once its users can transfer the cryptocurrency. Before trading is enabled on the company's platforms, inbound transfers will roll in for a period of 24 to 48 hours, to ensure Coinbase Pro and Coinbase Prime have enough liquidity. Ethereum Classic is going to be added to various Coinbase services, namely Coinbase Prime, Coinbase Pro, Coinbase Markets, Coinbase Custody, Coinbase Asset Management, and Coinbase Consumer. This entry was found by us on 2019-01-16 15:10:30. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets may include ETH, ETC. You may want to visit www.cryptoglobe.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Cryptocurrency Prices Will Cryptocurrency Prices Will "Slowly Recover" Due to "Real Utility," Blockchain Professional Says | CryptoGlobe
Josh Fraser, co-founder at Origin Protocol, an Ethereum-based peer-to-peer (P2P) solution for enabling economic transactions without intermediaries, recently told MarketWatchhe thinks cryptocurrency prices will slowly recover. Fraser explained in an email to the financial information website that the shift towards development will see real utility, versus speculation in the volatile crypto ecosystem. The Clemson University computer science graduate wrote that digital currency prices will stabilize because of the positive trend towards building usable? blockchain-based solutions. Fraser believes that people who had written off crypto due to low-quality projects, or outright scams, will [gradually] be drawn back in as the industry is starting to develop more legitimate products. This entry was obtained by us on 2019-01-16 15:00:24. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : REAL, ION. See www.cryptoglobe.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Chain-Watchers Track Cryptopia Hack Tokens, Highlight Possibility of Inside Job Chain-Watchers Track Cryptopia Hack Tokens, Highlight Possibility of Inside Job
As rumours swirl of inside job or Exit Scam, stolen Cryptopia crypto is on the move to other exchanges. Following the announcement of a hack on New Zealand-based exchange Cryptopia early Tuesday morning, one Reddit user has been tracking wallets that seem to be moving the service's stolen Ethereum-based funds. This in turn has led to a group of eager blockchain observers tracking the movement of the stolen funds across to a few different exchanges. Their observations throw up some interesting questions regarding the timeline of events, and have begun speculation that what has transpired - the theft of roughly $14 million-worth ofEthereum and ERC-20 tokens - may be internally driven, or possibly even a so-called Exit Scam?. This data was discovered by us on 2019-01-16 14:41:51. Share this content on social media: Have a look at www.cryptoglobe.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

Cryptocurrency Prices See Slight Drop After Nasdaq s  Worst Day Since 2011  | CryptoGlobe Cryptocurrency Prices See Slight Drop After Nasdaq s Worst Day Since 2011 | CryptoGlobe
The price of most cryptocurrencies has dropped slightly in the last 24 hours, after Nasdaq had its worst trading session since 2011, dropping nearly 4.5% in a day before traders helped the market recover after hours. According to CryptoCompare data bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, dropped about 0.5% in the last 24-hour period to about $6,470, while Ethereums ether, the second largest crypto by market cap, dropped about 1% to $201. Most other top altcoins are in the red by anywhere between 0.5% and 1.6%. Notably he cryptocurrency market's negative performance dwarfs that of the equities market, which recently faced a major sell-off related to a potential China-US trade war and the European Union officially rejecting Italy's budget. This post was discovered by us on 2019-01-16 14:34:39. Share this content on social media: Check out www.cryptoglobe.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

Rap and R&B Singer Akon Talks About His New Cryptocurrency  Akoin  | CryptoGlobe Rap and R&B Singer Akon Talks About His New Cryptocurrency Akoin | CryptoGlobe
On 19 June 2018, as covered by CryptoGlobe, American rap and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer,entrepreneur, and philanthropistAkon, while in Cannes, France,announced his plans to launch a new cryptocurrency called Akoin with the aim of helping people in Africa. Last week, on 18 August 2018, via a report inVice, we got an update on how the project wasgoing. Back in June, Akon explained the motivation for the project: "I think that blockchain and crypto could be the savior for Africa in many ways because it brings the power back to the people and brings the security back into the currency system and also allows the people to utilize it in ways where they can advance themselves and not allow government to do those things that are keeping them down." This posting was retrieved by us on 2019-01-16 14:24:00. Share this content on social media: See www.cryptoglobe.com for more similar content. Leave a Comment

Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Addresses Major Misconceptions About Crypto | CryptoGlobe Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Addresses Major Misconceptions About Crypto | CryptoGlobe
On Wednesday (1 August 2018), Juan M. Villaverde, who is a crypto-focused econometrician and mathematician at Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings, in the latest issue of the "Weiss Crypto Alert" newsletter, addressedthe major misconceptions around cryptocurrencies. (Please note that Villaverde'sarticle is also available via the company'swebsite.) Villaverde says that despite the huge amount of work going on in the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and cryptocurrency space, there are still some crypto skeptics (for instance, Nouriel Roubini)who come out every so often to push the same old negative narrative, making comments such as "It's all worthless" or "It will all disappear in a puff of smoke". He says that he has found the following are four of the most common misconceptions about cryptocurrencies: This share was found by us on 2019-01-16 13:51:43. Share this content on social media: Mentioned assets ION. See www.cryptoglobe.com for more. Leave a Comment

Robinhood's Zero-Fee Crypto Trading is Making a Fortune from Customers' Data | CryptoGlobe Robinhood's Zero-Fee Crypto Trading is Making a Fortune from Customers' Data | CryptoGlobe
The developers of Robinhood's zero-fee cryptocurrency trading app have been criticized for the lack of transparency in their business model. Founded in April of 2013 and currently valued at over $5.6 billion, Robinhood is reportedly charging high-frequency trading (HFT) companies over 10 times the amount they normally pay other brokerage firms for the same volume. Robinhood's founders aim to disrupt the traditional brokerage industry by providing zero-commission trading of fiat-based exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) and digital currencies. However, a closer examination of its business operations by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that the California-based broker is selling its customers orders at huge premiums. This piece was retrieved by us on 2019-01-16 13:06:16. Share this content on social media: You may be interested in these cryptocurrencies : KIN, DTA, ZER. See www.cryptoglobe.com for complete listings from this source. Leave a Comment

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