Altcoin News

China’s Top Three Crypto Ratings: EOS, TRON, Ethereum, Bitcoin Fifthteenth

Bitcoin (BTC) has placed 15th in China’s lastest government-sponseored ranking, while decentralized application (dApp) platforms EOS, TRON (TRX), and Ethereum (ETH) took the top three spots respectively.

CoinMarketCap Cryptocurrency Data to Launch on Bloomberg, Nasdaq

Cryptocurrency market provider CoinMarketCap has announced they will be launching a new financial data feed for Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS), Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon (Refinitiv) and Germany’s Börse Stuttgart.

Six Banks Launch Stablecoins on IBM’s Stellar-Based World Wire

SINGAPORE – IBM and Stellar have announced six international banks will be launching their own stablecoins on IBM’s “World Wire” blockchain network during Money20/20 Asia in Singapore.

Coinbase Pro Adds Stellar Lumens (XLM)

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase will begin accepting inbound transfers of XLM to Coinbase Pro.

Russia Increases Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Efforts

MOSCOW – Igor Yusufov, the former Energy Minister of Russia, has proposed an oil-backed cryptocurrency, which will utilize blockchain technology, according to Russian news source Rambler.

OneCoin Leaders Arrested for Multibillion-Dollar Pyramid Scheme

The FBI has announced announced Konstantin Ignatov was arrested March 6, 2019, at the Los Angeles International Airport, on a wire fraud conspiracy charge stemming from his role as the leader of an international pyramid scheme that involved the marketing of a fraudulent cryptocurrency called “OneCoin.”

Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Launches Cryptocurrency

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be launching their own legal tender cryptocurrency, which will utilize blockchain technology.

Tether Announces New Version Utilizing the TRON Blockchain

Tether (USDT) has announced they will be launching their dollar-pegged stablecoin on the TRON blockchain.

Largest Saudi ATM Provider to Utilize Blockchain Technology

Alhamrani Universal (AU), the largest ATM provider in Saudi Arabia, has announced a partnership with blockchain start-up ShoCard to develop a biometric ATM prototype that will enable consumers to use their blockchain-based application and faces.

Blockchain-based Encyclopedia Has Announced New User Interface

Blockchain-based encyclopedia site, Everipedia, has announced a brand new user interface for the website, which is scheduled for Q2 of 2019.