‘XRP is a Game Changer’ — Currencies Direct Successfully Completes International Payment Using Ripple’s xRapid

Adam James · May 30, 2018 · 7:30 am Currencies Direct Ltd — a UK-based foreign exchange broker and international payment provider — has announced the successful completion of an international payment over Ripple’s xRapid platform. The transaction used Ripple’s scalable digital asset, XRP, and represents one of the first successful trials of a cryptocurrency by …

Op Ed: How Atomic Swaps Could Work for Stock Market Trading

Traditional stock market trades can leverage the concept of atomic swaps to facilitate direct stock-to-stock trades without requiring cash positions. Atomic Stocks Overview In traditional stock exchanges, retail investors in public markets are unable to switch from one position to another without first going into cash. For example, an investor looking to trade his or …

Finterra Pte Ltd Confirmed as the Official Gold Sponsor for World Blockchain Congress Bahrain 2018

Bitcoinist.net · May 28, 2018 · 4:00 pm TraiCon Events Private Limited is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with Finterra Technologies to be one of the Premium Gold Sponsor at the “World Blockchain Congress- Bahrain 2018”. An initiative by TraiCon to further enhance the implementation of Blockchain technologies in Bahrain which is working in …

Cardano Price Analysis: ADA/USD Could Accelerate Declines

Key Highlights ADA price remains in a major downtrend below the $0.2000 and $0.2200 resistance levels against the US Dollar (tethered). There was a break below a major declining channel with support at $0.1820 on the hourly chart of the ADA/USD pair (data feed via Bittrex). The pair remains at a risk of more declines …

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Expanding Exchanges and Investors

Cryptocurrencies and exchanges were the focus this week. Coinbase is getting into the decentralized exchange business with its acquisition of Paradex, potentially opening up thousands of ERC-20 tokens to traders, depending on what the SEC ends up doing with regulations. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange, continues work to implement …

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Rumour Has It…

Eustace Cryptus · May 26, 2018 · 11:00 pm Bitcoin price action continues to slide in favor of bears as the cryptocurrency dips below $8,000 for the second time in 7 days and a bear reversal is clearly in play. Market Overview ‘Rumour has it Bitcoin won’t see 10k anymore’ would serve as a suitable …

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Less Wasteful Than Fiat Money

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Earlier this week, I wrote on social media that it costs significantly less energy to produce cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum. The responses were, “that’s not true, once fiat money is created, no additional energy is required.” Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have an …

Podcast Platform Castbox Launches Blockchain Project to Reward Creators …

Award-winning global podcast platform Castbox has announced the release of ContentBox, a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. The project is backed by Bo Shen — the founder of Fenbushi Capital and an early adopter of Ethereum — who will serve as both a cornerstone investor and strategic advisor to the team. Shen said, “The …