The non-custodial P2P cryptocurrency marketplace LocalCryptos has opened up the possibility for users to buy and sell Litecoin (LTC) in addition to Bitcoin and Ethereum (ETH). Until November last year, the platform was called LocalEthereum and supported the trading of the second largest cryptocurrency by capitalization. Along with a statement on adding support for other crypto assets, the marketplace rebranded. The first cryptocurrency added was Bitcoin.

Alistair Milne played 1 BTC in the contest for hacking mnemonic phrases.

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

  Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Alistair Milne held 1 BTC on his Twitter. He published clues to the mnemonic phrase to access the wallet, until one of the users guessed.     At the end of May, Alistair Milne announced on his Twitter account that he had...

OKCoin and BitMEX give a grant for $ 150,000 to Bitcoin developer Amity Uttarvar.

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

     The BitMEX derivatives operator, HDR Global Trading, and the OKCoin cryptocurrency platform, have named Bitcoin Core developer Amity Uttarvar as a grant recipient of $ 150,000. This is reported by Bitcoin Magazine.      Earlier, HDR Global Tradi...

Christopher Giancarlo: “I do not rank XRP as a securities”

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

    Giancarlo made his statement in the document “Cryptocurrencies and US Securities Laws: Beyond Bitcoin and Air,” compiled for the International Financial Law Review magazine in collaboration with colleague Conrad Bahlke.     The document notes tha...

Ex-CFTC CEO: Ripple's XRP token is not a security.

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

   XRP is not a security, says Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commission on the derivatives trading (CFTC).    In an article for IFLR magazine, Giancarlo and his colleague from law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher Conrad Balke argue that...

Coinbase introduced an open standard for integration with various blockchains.

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

   Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange has introduced an open standard called “Rosetta” for the quick placement of digital assets on the exchange and the simplified integration of various blockchains.    Rosetta is an open-source cross-platform software...

The new version of the Stellar protocol will strengthen exchange control over the circulation of internal crypto assets.

17 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments tanya777

    The Stellar community is gearing up to vote on several online updates that will give exchanges more control over trading derivatives within the network.     During the voting scheduled for the end of this week, anyone who runs the Stellar site wi...

Head of Kraken: Bitcoin will surpass gold as a means of accumulation!

17 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

      In an interview with Bloomberg CEO of Kraken Bitcoin Exchange, Jess Powell presented the bright future of the first cryptocurrency. According to his expectations, bitcoin will equal in its payment properties with the US dollar and will eclipse...

Bitrefill launches the BTC-back program

16 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments tanya777

  Bitrefill, a gift card provider, recently announced that it is launching a BTC-back program that will allow users to earn Satoshi while shopping on the platform. BTC-back offers users the opportunity to receive a minimum of 1% return for each purch...