Bitcoin SV Experiences Blockchain Reorganizations, Possibly Due to Unwieldy Block Size

The Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX tweeted on April 19.In the post, BitMEX reveals that on April 18 its BSV node “experienced 2 block re-organizations. First a 3 block re-organisation, followed by a 6 block re-organisation.” BitMEX provided a…

Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Thursday, April 18 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) hovers over the $5,300 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up almost 1% on the day, trading at $5,297 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is…

Arca Funds Files With SEC to Issue Stablecoin-Like Digitized Shares on ETH Blockchain

Arca Funds, an American institutional-grade investment manager, is seeking regulatory approval to issue digitized securities on blockchain, according to a filing document released on April 12.The company has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to issue its Arca UST Coins — digitized shares that will be authenticated and then recorded in…

Bitcoin SV Delisted from Binance Amid Craig Wright Controversy

One of the largest crypto exchanges in the world, Binance, has delisted Bitcoin SV (BSV), it announced earlier today. The move comes after a week of controversy surrounding the cryptocurrency’s founder Craig Wright. Bitcoin SV Earlier today, the world’s largest crypto exchange by market volume announced it will be delisting all BSV trading pairs on…

Bitcoin Hovers Near $5,100 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Movements

Sunday, April 14 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers near the $5,100 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin has seen nearly no change on the day, trading at around $5,098 by press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current…

Former Paypal, Google Engineering Exec Joins Bakkt as Chief Product Officer

A former engineering executive at PayPal and Google will join the team behind the institutional digital asset platform Bakkt, the firm’s CEO Kelly Loeffler announced in a blog post on Medium on April 11.With over 25 years of experience in digital payments, engineering, strategy and operations, Mike Blandina has joined Bakkt as its chief product…

Bank Frick Launches BTC-ETH Tracker Along With Partner Bitcoin Suisse

Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick has issued an active Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)-based tracker along with digital finance firm Bitcoin Suisse, the firm announced on April 9.Starting today, Bank Frick will offer institutional and qualified investors access to its BTC-ETH tracker, the certificates of which will take the form of both a classic security and a…

Electrum Faces Another Fake Wallet Attack, Users Reported to Lose Millions of Dollars

Bitcoin (BTC) wallet service Electrum is facing an ongoing Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack on its servers, the company reported on Twitter on April 7.According to tech news website The Next Web, the new attack has caused users to lose estimatedly millions of dollars to date, with a single person alone reportedly losing about $140,000.The ongoing DoS…

SEC Staff Publish Framework for Determining If Digital Assets Are Investment Contracts

Staff at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have published a framework to help market participants ascertain whether or not a digital asset is deemed to be an investment contract, and therefore a security. The new “Framework for ‘Investment Contract’ Analysis of Digital Assets” was published on April 3, accompanied by an official…

Crypto Markets Continue Rising While Bitcoin’s Dominance Continues to Drop

Monday, April 1 — crypto markets have continued to rise, with Bitcoin (BTC) seeing stable growth over the day, according to data from CoinMarketCap.Out of top 20 cryptos by market cap, only two coins are in the red at press time. Over the past 24 hours, Tezos (XTZ) is down about 5.7 percent, while Cardano…