Bitcoin 

Ethereum’s Hard Fork is Scheduled for Tomorrow

2019 has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for those in the crypto sphere, and one thing that is on the mind of many is the upcoming Ethereum fork in January. As everyone knows, a hard fork is one of the most crucial events in the lifetime of any cryptocurrency, and when it happens to be the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, then there is going to be a lot of anticipation. Key Details The reason behind choosing to do a hard fork on January 1 is a bit ignominious for…

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Ethereum 

Libra Has ‘Failed’ in Its Current Form Says Swiss Finance Minister

Libra, the much-scrutinized proposed cryptocurrency from Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), has “failed in its current form,” according to Swiss President and Finance Minister Ueli Maurer. Swiss President Critical of Libra Basket Maurer, who is in the final days of his year-long term as President of the Swiss Confederation, was speaking to the country’s national TV network SRF when he said, “I don’t think (Libra has a chance in its current form), because central banks will not accept the basket of currencies underpinning it,” adding that “the project, in this form, has thus…

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Ethereum 

Binance to Support Upgraded Ethereum Network Muir Glacier

When it comes to the crypto space, it should be noted that much of the progress that has been seen is primarily due to the existence of crypto exchanges, and perhaps the most influential among those is Binance. In a new development, the exchange has announced that Ethereum withdrawals and deposits are going to be suspended in order to complete an upgrade on the ETH network. Key Details The Ethereum network recently announced that there is going to be a Muir Glacier upgrade, and owing to that, Binance will update…

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Blockchain 

Libra Lacks Strategic Plan for 2020 Launch, Says Board Member

Ever since Facebook announced earlier this year that it was going to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra, the token has been met with a lot of skepticism. Leading regulators at some of the world’s central banks, as well as United States President Donald Trump, have criticized different aspects of Libra. Major Details In a new development, one of the board members of the Libra Association, Patrick Ellis, has stated that there is still no plan with regards to the launch of the token. He added that the association is not…

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Ethereum 

Tezos (XTZ) Surges After Kraken and Coinbase Add XTZ Staking

Tezos (XTZ) has been performing well in recent weeks as other coins continue to fall. The coin gained, taking its market cap to $1.4 billion, which placed it within the top ten cryptos by market cap. Tezos Grows in Values as Addresses with Small XTZ Balances Increase Since the first week of November, XTZ has experienced a 58% climb, representing a significant increase in value and market capitalization in over 40 days. In contrast, other cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, suffered several slumps, with each having its market cap significantly devalued.…

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Blockchain 

Ethereum Plunges 10% in 48 hours

The price of Ethereum (ETH) dropped to $123 from $142 in the last 48 hours, which is more than a 10% drop against the dollar. At the start of the year, the coin was trading at $130 across all cryptocurrency exchanges. The latest drop leaves the coin in the net negative this year, in contrast to Bitcoin’s 70% performance in 2019. The worst part is that the coin is still 91% down from its record high of $1,450. The coin reached this peak during the initial coin offering (ICO) craze…

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Blockchain 

LiteLink Technologies Commences 1SHIFT Commercial Trials for Rail Freight Transports with Easterday Farms Across the USA

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(OTC:LLNKF)(FRA:C0B), a key player in digital freight and logistics platforms as well as payment solutions, is pleased to announce that it has commenced trials with Easterday Farms Produce Company (“Easterday Farms”) of LiteLink’s 1SHIFT Logistics platform for rail freight transports. Easterday Farms is a fourth-generation, privately held farming, packing and distribution company that serves customers across the United States. The company has 25,000 acres of potatoes, onions, corn and wheat in Washington State’s Columbia River Basin, as…

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Blockchain 

Bitcoin (BTC) Suddenly Tumbles Below $7K Mark

The first six months of the year were a remarkable time for the crypto space, as Bitcoin (BTC) went on a rally that was reminiscent of the one that had taken place in 2017. However, times have proven to be a lot tougher since then, and over the past few weeks, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has experienced plenty of turbulence. In a new development that will likely create more panic among BTC traders, there was a massive selloff in the crypto market. Consequently, the BTC price crashed as well and…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin.com Listing Despite Community Hesitations

The wild growth of the crypto sector has been nothing short of a miracle despite the many pitfalls, but that has also resulted in the emergence of tokens that might not be completely above board, and one of those is HEX. The token is widely believed to be part of an elaborate scam, and in a new development, it has emerged that the crypto platform Bitcoin.com listed the token in spite of these hesitations from the general crypto community. Went Live Last Week Officials have revealed that trading on the…

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Ethereum 

Tezos (XTZ) Hits New High for 2019, Market Cap Tops $1.4 Billion

Tezos (XTZ) is having a strong end to 2019, with the token seeing its price surge over 85% since early November. This boosts expectations for appreciation going forward as adoption continues to grow following initial skepticism. XTZ Storms into the Top Ten This week, the digital coin continues its impressive performance and gained 25%, making it the best-performing token among the top ten digital coins. Currently, the coin is trading at $1.72. On December 8, the token stormed into the top ten coins by market cap for the first time.…

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