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BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS

December 17th, 2018

On Friday, Openbazaar and Bchd developer, Chris Pacia, revealed a new Bchd project feature currently in the making that would allow for Bitcoin Cash-based bi-directional payment channels. Moreover, in contrast to the Lightning Network, the Bchd developers explained that the team has created an overlay network based on the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS). Also Read:…

A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Traders

December 16th, 2018

Cryptocurrency trading is a popular pursuit, as the fluctuation of digital assets provides plenty of profit-taking opportunities. The volatility gives expert traders enough room to pull in daily profits by carefully predicting price movements. Digital currency fans follow a slew of sophisticated traders online because they frequently publish technical analysis (TA) or short-term outlooks for…

BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps

December 16th, 2018

On Friday, Dec. 14, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg announced his new project Openswap, a fork of the Electron Cash client that features atomic swap functionality. Lundeberg’s been working on the Openswap software for months and the tool can perform swaps between bitcoin cash (BCH) and BTC in a trustless fashion. Also read: Markets Update:…

Monitor Bitcoin Cash Development With the Coin Dance Tracking Page

December 16th, 2018

Cryptocurrency data website Coin Dance revealed on Friday the team’s revamped Bitcoin Cash protocol development tracking page. Interested proponents can get a comprehensive look at all the completed BCH developments, proposals, ideas that are being discussed, and concepts that are currently under development. Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down The…

Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in Space

December 15th, 2018

The Orion Span project has plans to launch a space station that will be used as a luxury hotel. Its Aurora space station is set to launch in early 2022 and a 12-night stay on the craft will set you back $9.5 million. The space hotel says it has sold out its first six months…

Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down

December 14th, 2018

Digital asset prices have been dipping in value again after a few days of price consolidation. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency economy is awfully close to dropping under the psychological $100 billion market valuation. Furthermore, since our last markets update cryptocurrency global trade volumes are weaker than usual, with only $11.5 billion worth of…

Tipping App Gitcash Returns With Plans to ‘Make It Rain’ BCH on Github

December 14th, 2018

The Gitcash project has re-launched this week after taking a brief hiatus following the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. After returning, the Github tipping application has released a new splitting application for pre-fork bitcoin cash and this past ‘Tipping Tuesday’ the Gitcash crew “made it rain” BCH on unsuspecting Github projects. Also Read: Digital Currency Platform Revolut…

Digital Currency Platform Revolut Receives European Banking License

December 13th, 2018

On Thursday, Dec. 13, digital payments platform Revolut announced that the company has been approved for a banking license in Europe by the region’s central bank. According to Revolut, the license will help it provide better access to digital currencies and also offer traditional banking services. Also read: Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions…

Shakepay App Turns Spare Change Into Fractions of BTC

December 13th, 2018

Canadians can now gradually accumulate small fractions of BTC by rounding up their everyday debit card purchases with a mobile application called Shakepay. The company launched in 2015 operates multiple cryptocurrency services and its new Shakepay Change element aims to provide individuals with a frictionless way to buy BTC in Canada. Also read: The Digital Revolution…

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

December 13th, 2018

On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, Ethereum, bitcoin core, litecoin, and ripple. Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol Bitpoint Japan Expands to Latin America…