Bittrex’s CEO confirmed that after some updates Bittrex will soon reopen signups to new users and allow USD trading.
CryptoCurrency News from around the World and beyond. This section focuses on what is happening with cryptocurrency now. So that is things like countries embracing or rejecting cryptos, price milestones for Bitcoin and Alts, new ICOs, upcoming forks, etc.
A lot of conspiracy theories were going around about Tether. Tether addressed these theories and ensured everyone that they Tethers are backed 1:1 by dollars and they have been audited.
Bitcoin transaction fees are substantially lower and transaction speeds are substantially quicker than they have previously been.
GDAX announced a partnership with Trading Technologies (TT), a professional trading software company. Starting in March TT customers will be able to use the TT platform to trade on GDAX.
Square (SQ), the payment company, has announced that instant buying and selling of Bitcoin is now available to most of its Cash App customers.
According to Reuters, South Korea’s finance minister has stated that the government has no plans to shut down cryptocurrency exchanges or ban cryptocurrency trading.
The Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) split 91 -1. This move will make GBTC’s price better reflect the price of Bitcoin and will make GBTC more affordable for smaller investors.
Over a million people signed up for early access to Robinhood’s crypto trading app (including me). So keep that in mind when you think “what if crypto is over?”
Between 2017 and 2018 there at least 20 Bitcoin forks planned, if not more. Each fork potentially nets Bitcoin holders “free coins” based on their current Bitcoin holdings.
Previously we had heard that South Korean government raided some exchanges and were flirting with a crypto ban. However, the ban is unlikely as it seems like they are taxing exchanges instead.