0x Surges 30% After Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next?

0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an official announcement, Dan Romero, Coinbase vice president and Coinbase Consumer general manager, wrote: “Starting today, Coinbase supports ZRX at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android …

Venezuelans Must Pay Passport Fees with Petro Cryptocurrency: Govt.

Starting next week, Venezuelans will have to pay their passport fees with the petro, the controversial state-supported cryptocurrency that is allegedly backed by oil. This was announced in a press conference on Friday, Oct. 5, by the country’s vice president, Delcy Rodriguez, ahead of the coin’s official launch in November. This follows a similar press …

U.K. Exchange Launches GBP-Pegged Cryptocurrency

The London Block Exchange has announced the launch of a GBP-pegged cryptocurrency stablecoin called LBXPeg. In a statement posted on its website, LBX revealed that the so-called “cryptopound” will be tied to the value of GBP held in an auditable U.K. bank account on a 1:1 basis. Speaking to Business Insider ahead of the launch, LBX CEO, …

Tether Transactions Resume Following Incident with Omni API

Tether (USDT), the eighth-largest cryptocurrency and the second most-traded coin behind bitcoin, is functioning as normal following an incident with the engine that feeds data from the underlying Omni protocol to the platform’s hosted node services. For approximately eight hours on Monday, tether transactions appeared to be frozen, and in fact were — at least …

Tezos Price Nears 12% Spike on a Bearish Day for Crypto Markets

Tezos on Tuesday appreciated 12 percent against the US Dollar, recovering from the long bearish correction from September 10. XTZ/USD opened today while trading at 1.270-fiat on Gate.io exchange. The pair continued its corrective phase in the early Asian trading hours and formed lower lows towards 1.256. As the session matured, bulls and bears were …

Weak User Counts Signal ‘Panic Sell’ For Most Cryptocurrency Tokens: Researcher

Last week, cryptocurrency researcher Kevin Rooke questioned the ability of Ethereum and EOS to support decentralized applications (dApps), given the dearth of users on those blockchains. Now he’s wondering if most cryptocurrencies are getting enough use. He recently observed in a tweet that only 27 cyrptocurrency tokens had 400 or more active users in a …

Russian Lawmaker Suggests Gold-Linked Cryptocurrency for Arms Exports

A senior Russian lawmaker has suggested that Moscow should turn to cryptocurrency, backed by gold, for payments in Russian arms exports to evade financial sanctions from the west. Prominent lawmaker Vladimir Gutenev, first deputy head of the economic policy Committee at the State Duma (the Russian Parliament’s lower chamber), has urged the Kremlin to suspend …

VeChain Price Extends Recovery as Market Awaits Bitcoin ETF Ruling

The vechain price (VET/VEN) rose nearly 10 percent on Tuesday, even as the wider cryptocurrency market struggled just to tread water amidst declining trading volume. VeChain Price Doubles in Just One Week The cryptocurrency, the native token of the eponymous IoT-focused VeChain platform, has been one of the market’s top performers in August, as CCN …

U.K. Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures

Bitcoin cash, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency, took another step into the big leagues on Friday when a European derivatives trading platform launched the first regulated, USD-denominated bitcoin cash futures. This product, which began trading on the U.K.-based Crypto Facilities on Friday at 4 p.m. local time, allows investors to bet on the future price movements of …