Lightning Network is a protocol that allows immediate and inexpensive payments between users without compromising the cryptocurrency’s security and decentralization.
Three industry experts have expressed their opinions on the different trends cryptocurrency industry might take in 2019.
The sudden fee spike on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has caused fears of more exchange attacks.
Concomitant with Washington DC’s four-week-long impasse, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has also suspended operations in the interim consequently curbing major advancements in the field of cryptocurrency such as the approval and launch of crypto products and services, among which includes the much-anticipated launch of Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures market.
Canada’s electoral body has clarified cryptocurrency contributions for political use.
Despite the massive price decline across the crypto markets that has spanned for over a year now, the industry’s faltering economy has so far not posed any significant impact on blockchain conferences centered on the nascent technology.
According to HSBC FX and commodities’ interim global head Richard Bibbey, the bank and its customers facilitate “thousands of foreign exchange transactions” across different balance sheets and countries.
There has been a number of significant updates on the progress of Marshall Islands’ initiative to introduce its own native digital currency, including a collaboration with the Maltese Office of the Prime Minister’s former adviser for blockchain policy Steve Tendon, to further boost the development of the sovereign cryptocurrency.
A Bitcoin vanity address features 26 to 35 alphanumeric characters that reflect the name of the crypto wallet’s owner, similar to a personalized plate number.
The company announced on Monday that the new trading desk will allow approved customers to “quickly and conveniently trade assets.”
AtomicPay launched on Friday its non-custodial cryptocurrency payment solution that is available worldwide.
New Zealand-based crypto trading platform Cryptopia has just sustained a major security breach, prompting the exchange to go offline.
The Russian Federation has moved to provide assistance to its ally in order to defeat the intense economic and financial crisis.
LedgerX believes that each cryptocurrency trader needs to assess the volatility of bitcoin. To be able to do this, the derivatives trading platform has developed an index to track bitcoin’s volatility.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ransom is becoming a quickly growing trend.