As if Facebook’s Libra doesn’t have enough trouble, they just lost a developer to a rising crypto star. Square Crypto has poached a trio of blockchain developers from across the tech industry including Lightning Labs, Facebook’s Libra, and Google. Steve Lee, who was Square Crypto’s maiden hire in June, also hails from Google. According to a Twitter post, Square Crypto, which till now has been comprised of Lee and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo, has welcomed Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz, and Arik Sosman to fill out its team. Continue reading Jack Dorsey’s Square Crypto Poaches Dev Talent from Facebook’s Libra & Google
The gaming powerhouse authored a tweet a little over an hour ago pushing its 5.5 million followers to invest in cryptocurrency. It’s brief, to the point, and on the surface-level an unequivocal thumbs up to the ever-changing and intriguing world of alternative currencies. Yes, we’ve entered an alternate reality where the world’s biggest companies have finally seen the light and are going all-in on crypto. Continue reading EA Wants You to Invest in Crypto, or Does It?
Bitcoin (BTC) has rallied to gain nearly 5% in as many hours, narrowly avoiding posting seven consecutive red daily candles for the sixth time ever. The last time that BTC posted seven red daily candles in a row was heading into the start of August 2018. Continue reading Bitcoin Narrowly Avoids 7 Consecutive Red Daily Candles
While the bitcoin price languishes this week, ethereum classic is enjoying a spectacular spike ahead of its scheduled September 17 hard fork. And the ethereum price (ETH) is rising too. Continue reading FEUDING ETHEREUM SIBLINGS SCORE PRE-FORK SURGES AS BITCOIN PRICE LAGS
The crypto market continues to attract former Wall Street traders, and now we know why. Nelson Minier, who is the head of OTC at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, was featured on Nasdaq TradeTalks as a guest. Minier, who hails from the trading desks at firms such as JPMorgan and Credit Suisse, explained how the trading dynamic has shifted. For instance, Kraken’s workforce has expanded 4x from less than 200 to more than 800. There’s a reason for that. Continue reading CRYPTO TRADING IS THE NEW WALL STREET