Coinbase launched a new platform, Coinbase Commerce. The goal is to provide an easy to use platform for merchant services (for businesses to accept cryptocurrencies).
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.
Litecoin is being forked and Litecoin Cash (LCC) is being created. The Litecoin Cash fork will occur at block 1371111 on Sunday Feb. 2018.
Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and other banks have blocked users from buying cryptocurrencies with credit cards. Some have blocked other crypto related purchases.
The Ethereum wallet provider MyEtherWallet changed its name to MyCrypto. Although the situation is a little complex, this doesn’t effect the MyEtherWallet product.
Coinomi announced on its Twitter that it will be supporting the cryptocurrency Zclassic as well as the Zclassic Bitcoin fork “Bitcoin Private.”
The Senate Banking Committee Hearing on cryptocurrency is occurring on February 6th, 2018. We explain and offer updates.
Coinbase is planning to implement SegWit in 2018. This Bitcoin software update will allow for faster Bitcoin transactions and lower transaction fees.
Bittrex’s CEO confirmed that after some updates Bittrex will soon reopen signups to new users and allow USD trading.
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.