Ethereum Blocks Filling Up As covered heavily by this outlet over recent weeks, the Ethereum network has been seeing more activity than ever before. In fact, the network has been used so much that miners of ETH recently opted to increase the capacity of blocks by 25% — allowing for more transactions..
Ripple Bags Business Deal Just announced minutes ago, crypto-centric fintech startup Ripple has just made an expansion into Iceland. In a blog post, the San Francisco-headquartered company revealed that it has acqui-hired (acquired and hired) Algrim, a cryptocurrency trading firm based in the Nordic..
XRP Chart Strong It seems that cryptocurrency bulls are back — at least for now. Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin has gained 7%, rallying to $8,400 from this weekend’s local low of $7,700. Interestingly, altcoins have managed to keep pace with the market leader, posting similar if not greater gains. ..
Ethereum Still Has Much to Grow For most of this year, all eyes have been on Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Indeed, altcoins, including Ethereum and XRP, have suffered heavy losses this year, both in terms of price and investor interest. Altcoins are doing so poor, in..
Bakkt’s bitcoin futures and custody platform launch on 23 September is a shot in the arm for crypto, but in addition to boosting bitcoin it could also raise the profile of Ethereum. The long-awaited physically settled futures should qualitatively shift market composition toward greater institution..
Bitcoin’s bout of extreme downwards momentum has slowed ever since it found support within the upper-$7,000 region earlier this past week, which has allowed most major altcoins to post decent gains today. In the near-term, it is highly probable that Bitcoin will be the impetus behind any major move..
Ethereum Passes One Million Daily Txs Ever since Bitcoin (BTC) passed $10,000, Ethereum (ETH) and its altcoin brethren have fallen out of favor with crypto investors. You see, where the leading cryptocurrency heads will dictate the price action seen in the rest of the market. But, investors and an..
XRP to Collapse to $0.16? XRP may be in for a harrowing next few weeks. Just as fast as bulls have brought this market to and past $10,000, bears have slammed Bitcoin, pushing the leading cryptocurrency down by around $2,000 in the past 48 hours. With this move, analysts have begun to fear the w..
The world’s sixth largest crypto asset had a birthday over the weekend. On October 7 2011, Litecoin was released via an open-source client on GitHub, the LTC network went live a few days later on October 13. It is now eight years old and has outlasted countless other crypto assets yet still receives..
One oft-critiqued aspect of XRP is its close ties to the FinTech company Ripple – an entity that holds a significant amount of XRP. Despite this, the company is also a driving force behind the utility and adoption of the cryptocurrency, which has led many investors to believe that its close ties to ..