PayPal announces cryptocurrency support: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin

In a surprising move for many, and maybe not for crypto diehards, a few days ago PayPal announced support for cryptocurrency allowing PayPal users to buy, sell, and shop with crypto on the it’s network. According to news from Reuters, PayPal said that it will add Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin to it’s network …

OKEx Cryptocurrency Exchange Review: Spot Trading, Derivatives, DEX, Earn, and more

Cryptocurrency exchanges have come a long way from the early days where there was only a small handful of exchanges, mainly just for Bitcoin, to now with there being many exchanges on the market that facilitate crypto trades for all kinds of different coins and tokens. Today we review OKEx.com, which is a cryptocurrency exchange …

With less than two weeks to go, is the Bitcoin Halving priced in?

It’s been a long standing debate within the Bitcoin community; is the Bitcoin Halving priced in? Let’s start by explaining what the Bitcoin Halving is. When people say that Bitcoin is going to halve (half), they mean that the block rewards that get issued every time a block is mined will be cut in half. …

Track Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) halvings use these countdown clocks

Bitcoin which forked in 2017 into two chains, Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), both are set to halve every four years. This major milestone for each chain reduces the block rewards in half. Keeping track of both halving events is easy by checking these two pages, which both track the halving events separately for …

Swap your cryptocurrency from one coin to another using instant coin exchange

Recently Coinsalad.com added a new instant cryptocurrency exchange that allows anyone in the world to convert their cryptocurrency from one coin to another and vice versa. The concept is really simple and the process is easy. Let’s say you have Bitcoin (BTC) and want to convert it to Ethereum (ETH). You don’t need to sell …

U.S. Justice Department launches probe into Bitcoin exchanges and price manipulation

The United States Justice Department has opened a criminal probe that looks to investigate whether Bitcoin traders are manipulating the prices of Bitcoin and other digital currencies. According to sources familiar with the matter who asked not to be named, they said the investigation is focused on illegal practices that can influence prices such as spoofing …

LocalBitcoins exchange begins process to start KYC/AML checking trader accounts

LocalBitcoins.com is a popular Bitcoin exchange within the Bitcoin network because of it’s peer-to-peer exchange setup, where there is no intermediary as there is normally with other exchanges where the exchange itself acts as a centralized third-party to facilitate trades. In a post yesterday on social media, LocalBitcoins traders began warning each other that if …

13 Bitcoin related exchanges are named in New York Attorney General’s probe

In an interesting turn of events, the State of New York Attorney’s General has named 13 Bitcoin related exchanges that they will be investigating in a probe to attempt to “improve transparency and accountability of major cryptocurrency trading platforms.” The letter sent from Attorney General Schneiderman names the following exchanges: (1) Coinbase, Inc. (GDAX) (2) …