Bitcoin Transaction Fees Soar 550% in a Month, BCH, Dash Transactions Much Cheaper

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Soar 550% in a Month, BCH, Dash Transactions Much CheaperThe cost of sending a transaction over the Bitcoin network rose sharply over the past month, as the price of the top cryptocurrency climbed higher. According to latest data from Bitinfocharts, the average bitcoin (BTC) transaction fee soared by as much as 547% in the month to August 6, rising from just $1 to $6.47. […]

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Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal ‘Irresponsibly Long’

Market Outlook: BTC Trend Targets $15K, Bitcoin Bull Raoul Pal 'Irresponsibly Long'Cryptocurrency markets have been fluctuating quite a bit lately, as bitcoin and a number of crypto assets have been testing new resistance levels. The market valuation of the entire crypto-economy is hovering around $360 billion as a decent portion of the top twenty digital assets have gained 1-15% in the last 24 hours. This Week’s […]

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Lumi Wallet Web Widget: Cryptocurrency Exchange on Your Website

Good news for those who want to upgrade their website with functional tools and features – on August 5st, Lumi Wallet Technologies launched its app web widget. Now everyone can easily embed a “mini digital wallet” into the body of their website. The Lumi Wallet Widget is a useful and interesting tool for a website. […]

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Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $4 Billion, ETH Up Over 70% Last 30-Days

Total Value Locked in Defi Surpasses $4 Billion, ETH Up Over 70% Last 30-DaysStatistics show that the decentralized finance (defi) economy has grown massively this year as the total value locked (TVL) in defi recently surpassed $4 billion. Between dex platforms, derivatives, stablecoins, lending, and non-fungible asset creation the second quarter of 2020 has propelled the Ethereum network to new heights. Decentralized finance (defi) is a term used […]

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Zero Collateral: $138 Million in Defi Flash Loans Issued in 24 Hours

Zero Collateral: $138 Million in Defi Flash Loans Issued in 24 HoursThe decentralized finance (defi) realm continues to heat up with concepts like yield farming, but another scheme called defi flash loans has also grown exponential. On Monday, the noncustodial lending protocol Aave issued $138 million in loans with zero collateral. Since the last week of June, defi flash loans have increased by 809% as the […]

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Swiss Exchange SIX Lists Actively Managed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Product

Swiss Exchange SIX Lists Actively Managed Bitcoin Exchange-Traded ProductSwitzerland’s principal stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange is listing a new bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP). The BTCA index, otherwise known as the “Bitcoin Capital Active ETP (BTCA),” is different from other crypto ETPs exchanged on SIX because it’s an “actively managed” cryptocurrency ETP. SIX Swiss Exchange, based in Zurich is one Switzerland’s most popular stock […]

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Bitcoin Fees Skyrocket 590% Since Mid-June – Supporters Think Mempool Size Is ‘Bullish’

Bitcoin fees have grown much larger in recent days spiking to a two-month high to $3.80 per network transaction. The crypto asset’s fees have jumped 590% since June 14 and the mempool (transaction backlog) has grown significantly. Digital currency markets have been extremely bullish lately as bitcoin (BTC) touched a high of $10,974 on Bitfinex […]

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Market Update: Cryptocurrency and Gold Markets Fueled by Failing Global Economy

Market Update: Cryptocurrency and Gold Markets Fueled by Failing Global EconomyThe cryptocurrency economy has spiked significantly on July 26 into the overnight trading sessions capturing over $300 billion in value. Bitcoin is trading above the $10,360 zone while ethereum is swapping for $321 per coin. Meanwhile, the precious metals gold and silver have seen incredible gains as well on Monday. The Crypto Economy Surpasses $300 […]

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Exploring Decentraland: A Review of the Virtual World Built on Ethereum

Exploring Decentraland: A Review of the Virtual World Built on EthereumDuring the last two weeks, I’ve been roaming around the virtual world Decentraland in order to get some perspective on the platform supported by the Ethereum Blockchain. The following is a review of my experience in Decentraland and observing all that has been built since it was invoked over four years ago. Four years ago, […]

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Market Update: Crypto Cap Nears $300 Billion, BTC Hits $10K, ETH Rallies Hard

Market Update: Crypto Cap Nears $300 Billion, BTC Hits $10K, ETH Rallies HardThe digital currency economy is steadily approaching a $300 billion market capitalization, as a great number of coins have been seeing decent gains. Bitcoin touched a high of $10,135 on July 26, during the early morning trading sessions, but ethereum is outpacing the top crypto measured by market valuation. At the time of writing, the […]

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