Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

Two blockchain-focused startups are teaming up to enable Amazon purchases with ethereum. In a press release published Friday, crypto payments firm CLIC Technology said it is collaborating with blockchain infrastructure provider and B2B platform Opporty to develop an app-like browser extension allowing Amazon customers to pay for items in the ether (ETH) token, even though Amazon itself does not accept cryptocurrencies.
BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support

BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support

Crypto lender BlockFi is rolling out support for the gemini dollar (GUSD) stablecoin, claiming an expected initial annual percentage yield (APY) of 6.2 percent for non-U.S. customers. Founded in late 2017, BlockFi is a U.S.-based startup company that issues loans backed by various cryptocurrencies to its users. This practice allows users to generate cash flow without having to permanently sell off particular cryptocurrencies.
Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis

Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis

A third of all ether, ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, is owned by just 376 whales as of May 1, new research indicates. Blockchain analysis startup Chainalysis published a study on Wednesday, indicating that, while these 376 individuals control 33 percent of the circulating supply in 2019, that number is actually down from levels seen in 2016 and 2017.
SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) again delayed a decision on whether to approve or reject a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Tuesday. In a new document published by the SEC, the regulator said it would hold off on making a decision on the Bitwise ETF proposal filed with NYSE Arca. The proposal was first filed in January of this year, kicking off a new race to launch a bitcoin ETF in the U.S., which is expected to bring fresh money – and therefore, liquidity – to the crypto space.
Crypto Market Capitalization Hits 5-Month High Above $185 Billion

Crypto Market Capitalization Hits 5-Month High Above $185 Billion

The combined value of the cryptocurrency market rose to $185.89 billion earlier today, its highest level since Nov. 18. While that number has dropped slightly to $184 billion as of press time, the five-month high marks the 10th consecutive week with a bullish open above the prior candle close, meaning there has been a steady increase in value for crypto since the new year began. The majority of the crypto markets experienced positive growth toward the end of the previous close for the week April 1–7, thanks in part to bitcoin’s breakout last week.
Singapore’s DragonEx Reports Hack, Releases Suspected Wallet Addresses

Singapore’s DragonEx Reports Hack, Releases Suspected Wallet Addresses

The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has announced a security breach to its users via its official Telegram channel. In the message, a company administrator revealed that the hackers stole assets belonging to both the exchange and its users. Per the message from the admin, the attack occurred on March 24, 2019, and the exchange then decided to take its servers offline under the pretense of “system maintenance/upgrade.
Major Cryptocurrencies Are Hitting 2018 Lows Today

Major Cryptocurrencies Are Hitting 2018 Lows Today

Bitcoin’s drop to an 11-day low of $7,438 is hogging the limelight, as usual, but other cryptocurrencies are struggling, too. Today, ether (ETH), Ripple’s XRP and bitcoin cash (BCH) all dropped to fresh lows for the year so far. Thursday’s market developments highlight the continued crunch in the crypto markets, which has solidified in the months since many crypto-assets soared to all-time highs. Indeed, during the first week of January, the overall market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market exceeded $800 billion – as of today, that figure has dropped to roughly $275 billion, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

Ethereum Price Loses 5% yet Traders Continue to Accumulate

A lot of things happen in the cryptocurrency world every single week.

Ethereum Price Continues its Push Toward $130 Despite Bearish Bitcoin Momentum

With a tiny bit of bearish pressure on Bitcoin, one would expect both XRP and Ethereum to take advantage of the situation.

Ethereum Price Holds its own Despite “jab” by Justin Sun

It is refreshing to see most, if not all of the top crypto markets in the green on a Saturday afternoon.

Ethereum Price Remains Above $105 as Bitcoin Gets Tokenized on the ETH Blockchain

It hasn’t been an easy month for Ethereum in terms of its price.

Ongoing Ethereum Price Decline can Drive Value Below $100 Again

It is safe to assume the year 2019 isn’t offering what so many Ethereum speculators were hoping for.

Ethereum Price Surges to $130 as new Rally Shows Potential

When all cryptocurrencies go in the green on a Sunday morning, it almost seems as if something is amiss. Such a sight is very unusual in this industry, regardless of what the overall momentum has shown throughout the week. For Ethereum, it seems the push to overtake XRP in market cap is in full effect once again. Ethereum Price Uptrend is Spectacular While it is only normal there would be a sort of revival after yesterday’s brief dip, few people expected things to grow this spectacular in quick succession.

Man Accused of Kidnapping, Armed Robbery and Theft of $1.8 Million in Ether

A 35-year-old man has been indicted for orchestrating a kidnapping, armed robbery, and the theft of more than $1.
Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

Ethereum Price Achieves All-Time High at $752, Up 20% in 24 Hours

The Ethereum price has surpassed $752 for the first time in history, recording a staggering 20 percent increase in value over the past 24 hours, led by the US market.
Parity Technologies Suggests Hard Fork To Release Locked Ether

Parity Technologies Suggests Hard Fork To Release Locked Ether

Parity Technologies, having suffered a multi-signature wallet bug that froze hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of Ether, noted ongoing issues with Ethereum in a recent blog suggesting a course of action to rescue the funds.
Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

Ethereum Price Surges by 32%, Achieves New All-Time high at $635

The Ethereum price has surged by more than 32 percent over the past 24 hours, achieving a new all-time high at $635 and a daily trading volume of nearly $5 billion.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $518, CryptoKitties Effect?

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $518, CryptoKitties Effect?

Ethereum price has achieved a new all-time high at $518, surpassing its previous all-time high established on November 29, at $514.
Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Price Down by 20% as Cryptocurrency Market Corrects

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Price Down by 20% as Cryptocurrency Market Corrects

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum price have declined by over 20 percent over the past 24 hours, as the entire cryptocurrency market experienced a major correction. Bitcoin Cash declined to the $1,200 region for the first time since November 12, while the price of Ether has dropped below $400 after surging to nearly $500 in the past week.
Ethereum Price Moves Closer to $500, as New All-Time Highs Achieved

Ethereum Price Moves Closer to $500, as New All-Time Highs Achieved

The Ethereum price achieved $483 for the first time in history, moving closer to the $500 mark. Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz expects the price of Ether to surge throughout 2017. Optimism Around Development The Ethereum network remains as the only public blockchain that process more transactions than the Bitcoin network on a daily basis.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

On November 23, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, achieved a new all-time high at $415. With its recent surge in price, the market valuation of Ethereum has moved closer to the $40 billion mark, a market cap that is larger than seven of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies in the market combined, with the exception of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

Ethereum Price Achieves New All-Time High at $415

On November 23, the price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, achieved a new all-time high at $415. With its recent surge in price, the market valuation of Ethereum has moved closer to the $40 billion mark, a market cap that is larger than seven of the 10 largest cryptocurrencies in the market combined, with the exception of bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.
Ethereum Rises to $380 and Bitcoin Cash Price Surges by 31%

Ethereum Rises to $380 and Bitcoin Cash Price Surges by 31%

Today, on November 23, the Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash price rose significantly within a 24-hour period, as the price of Ether surpassed $380 while Bitcoin Cash recorded a staggering 31 percent daily increase. Bitcoin Cash’s Price Surge Since last week, the price trend of Bitcoin Cash has demonstrated an inorganic growth rate, as it rose from $800 to $2,900, and fell back to $1,200.
Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Billionaire Investor Novogratz: Ethereum En Route to New All-Time Highs

Mike Novogratz, the billionaire hedge fund investor and former executive at Fortress, believes Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, is poised to achieve new all-time highs in the short-term. “ETH looks poised for a move to new highs. Lots of good news on the horizon,” said Novogratz, emphasizing innovative developments conducted by leading startups including ConsenSys. South Korea Takes Over as Largest Ethereum Market Over the past few weeks, the daily trading volume of Ether has increased substantially, primarily led by the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange market.

Hudreds of Millions of Dollars in Ether Stuck, Where Ethereum Goes From Now

Earlier this week, as CCN reported, a bug in the Parity software of Ethereum was discovered, effectively freezing hundreds of millions of dollars in Ether as a consequence. Initially, many speculative reports were made on social media, to which the Parity development team responded: “Update: To the best of our knowledge the funds are frozen & can’t be moved anywhere.