Creating an exchange account, signing in and placing an order every time you want to switch cryptos is like using a sledgehammer to crack a walnut. It’s an incredibly inefficient way to jump between cryptos, and given that no exchange has all the coins, it necessitates creating multiple accounts, with the added verification and security […]
Bitcoin.com wallet, the official wallet of Bitcoin.com, has joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) in a move that will assist the wave of new users who are expected to join cryptocurrency markets as a result of June’s recent coin and token price increase.
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Shapeshift, the company that allows traders worldwide to exchange hundreds of cryptocurrency pairs launched its new crypto platform that now offers an integrated suite of digital asset management in a noncustodial fashion. The firm believes the latest release offers a true end-to-end solution that aims to bolster free market finance. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Scaling […]
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Six days ago news.Bitcoin.com announced the launch of Local.Bitcoin.com, a peer-to-peer marketplace that allows people to trade bitcoin cash (BCH) in a private manner. Since then there have been roughly 14,000 accounts created so far, and many people are actively trading throughout various countries worldwide. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions – A Look at […]
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Over the last few months, a number of cryptocurrency wallet and exchange providers have joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO). The foundation aims to improve digital currency operability because it believes the user experience (UX) for cryptocurrencies is poor and the majority of wallets cannot handle payment requests between wallets. On March 12, a […]
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In this edition of The Daily we cover the beta launch of a new platform from Shapeshift, an acquisition by one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Canada – Coinsquare – and the latest Grayscale digital asset investment report. Also Read: Startups-Focused Law Firm Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Shapeshift Unveils Beta Noncustodial crypto changing […]
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Back in October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the influx of development tied to Drivechain, a project initiated by software developer Paul Sztorc. At the time we also covered the project’s extension applications coded by the programmer Andreas Brekken. One of those applications Brekken conceived allowed any Drivenet coins to be swapped between any blockchain protocol. On […]
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In Wednesday’s edition of The Daily we cover a new feature that will allow Bitpay merchants to automatically diversify their settlements, a downsizing at Shapeshift that will see its team cut by a third, a show of commitment to the crypto industry by the government of Malta, and a new offering of BCH margin trading. […]
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In today’s roundup of crypto chatter, Jonathan Silverblood responds to Amaury Sechet’s privacy concerns with Cashaccount. Erik Voorhees defends Brian Armstrong from criticism on the latter’s 10 year Bitcoin anniversary tweets. Also, Nikita Zhavoronkov congratulates Bitcoin for creating 1 billion outputs on the BTC blockchain. Also read: The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses […]
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Since our last markets update five days ago, cryptocurrency traders saw a lower range of volumes after cryptocurrency prices dropped in value. Now, this Saturday during the weekend trading sessions, most of the top digital asset prices have seen some slight gains between 1-5% over the last 24 hours. But one digital currency, bitcoin cash, […]
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IDEX, the world’s most popular decentralized exchange, is to transition to a full verification model. The move comes days after the platform began excluding residents of New York State as part of its compliance efforts. Its latest measure, described by IDEX as “pragmatic decentralization” has drawn ire from a segment of the cryptocurrency community. Also […]
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Keeping cryptocurrencies safe is a fundamental part of participating in the digital economy, and hardware wallets have become popular security solutions. These days there is a slew of devices on the market, each with its own options and features. One of these is the Keepkey wallet, a product that’s been well received by digital currency […]
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This week we wanted to let our wallet users know that we are sunsetting the Shapeshift API in the Bitcoin.com Wallet. The trading platform Shapeshift has decided to change the firm’s business model to a membership platform that requires the user to submit ID/KYC information. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Games — Play Your Favorites Faster With […]
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Reporters at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) tied innovative ecosystem cryptocurrency exchange Shapeshift to money laundering. “How Dirty Money Disappears Into the Black Hole of Cryptocurrency,” was its published product from months of investigative journalism. The company’s CEO, Erik Voorhees, claims cooperation with the WSJ was obtained “under false pretenses.” He also charges the WSJ […]
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Crypto exchange ShapeShift has refuted WSJ reports of it being used to launder $9 million.
Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has refuted a recent Wall Street Journal re…
Wallet provider Blockchain.com has created an OTC trading desk as part of its efforts to cater to institutional investors. Also in The Daily this Sunday, Shapeshift launches the redesigned Coincap tracker, Kraken lists Cardano and Qtum, and Compound offers its users the option to short cryptocurrencies. Also read: Fiat vs Crypto Laundering, Bitcoin Anniversary Cash-Ins […]
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Welcome to another weekend filled with tales of cryptocurrency intrigue. From shameless Bitcoin anniversary cash-ins to exaggerated claims of crypto money laundering, the Saturday edition of The Daily covers the good, the bad, and the greedy. Also read: Popular Bitcoin Wallet Samourai Ditches All Government Currencies Shapeshift CEO Hits Back at Money Laundering Claims After a […]
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Cryptocurrency exchange aggregator provides comparable listings for crypto-to-crypto exchanges and fiat-to-crypto purchases, and a tool that allows users set up an exchange on thei…
This week the hardware wallet Trezor added the ability to buy and trade cryptocurrencies within its beta wallet’s interface. Now users can swap between eleven different digital assets without the possibility of compromising funds by leaving them on an exchange. Also read: The Bitcoin Files Protocol Provides a BCH Secured File Storage System Trezor Hardware Wallet’s […]
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In today’s edition of The Daily we cover stories about Shapeshift shutting down its decentralized portfolio platform Prism, the bitcoin-hating CEO of JP Morgan, Jamie Dimon, thinking he can be elected US President, an exchange expanding to 20 more states, and further censorship of bitcoin-related accounts on Chinese social media. Also Read: 66% of Cryptocurrency […]
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US exchange Coinbase is reportedly exploring possibilities to create a cryptocurrency ETF and we’ve covered the details in The Daily. Also, Bittrex announces fiat pairs for cardano and zcash, Changelly admits requesting KYC documents from clients trading privacy coins like XMR, and Monero developers find another bug. Also read: EU Urged for Common Crypto Rules, […]
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Four experts speak to Cointelegraph about the 13 percent drop of Bitcoin, evaluating market slump.
Over the past two days, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market has…
The news that Shapeshift is to move to a full custodial model, requiring KYC for anyone who wishes to swap cryptos, has sparked a wave of protests. Many users have vowed to take their business elsewhere. For cryptocurrency holders seeking a non-custodial exchange, there are several Shapeshift alternatives to choose from, with varying degrees of […]
Non-custodial crypto trading platform Shapeshift has introduced a membership program which will soon be mandatory. CEO Erik Voorhees explains that his exchange will have to begin collecting basic personal information of its users, and there will be five membership levels. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Shapeshift Membership Mandatory Soon […]
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