Binance Completes BNB Mainnet Swap; Launches DEX | BTCMANAGER

Based on earlier projections, Binance announced the launch of their decentralized exchange (DEX) on April 23, 2019. The announcement came when the exchange’s CEO Changphang Zhao (“CZ”) reportedly burned five million ERC-20 BNB tokens. Interested parties are now able to create native wallets on the DEX, but trading won’t commence until all active trading pairs have been created.   ERC-20 […]

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Bitcoin Continues to Climb on the Back of Positive Momentum: BTCManager’s Week in Review April 22, 2019 | BTCMANAGER

The price of bitcoin has increased by over four percent week-on-week to $5,333 per coin as investors are starting to buy bitcoin again now that the ‘crypto winter’ is considered over and the sentiment is turning bullish. The Big Stories The biggest news of the week in ‘all things bitcoin’ was the announcement by Japanese retail giant Rakuten that it […]

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All you Need to Know about the Token Taxonomy Act | BTCMANAGER

The tax treatment of cryptocurrencies has been a matter of constant back and forth since their inception. On one end, regulators argue that digital currencies are no different than traditional equity stocks which put them in the same bag as government-approved securities. Conversely, crypto evangelists and lobbyists opine that cryptocurrencies should not be clubbed together with traditional stocks under the […]

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A Bitcoiner’s Travel Guide: Prague | BTCMANAGER

Read the third installment of BTCManager’s, ‘A Bitcoiner’s Travel Guide,’ here, which explores Arnhem. In the fourth installment, we take a look at what Prague has to offer when spending with crypto. Prague, also known as the Amsterdam of the East, is a city with charm, culture, and cryptocurrency. The Czech city is home to SatoshiLabs, the company behind Trezor […]

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Light Client Launch: Parity Releases Desktop Wallet Beta, v0.3 Fether | BTCMANAGER

On April 9, 2019, Parity Technologies’ UX lead Thibaut Sardan announced the beta launch of the company’s light client. Instead of downloading the entire Ethereum blockchain, Fether offers users a much quicker experience by relying on full nodes rather than direct interaction with the blockchain. The desktop wallet is still in beta, but interested parties are invited to inspect the […]

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Gemini Exchange Implements SegWit Protocol for Bitcoin Wallet | BTCMANAGER

According to a Medium post published April 15, 2019, Winklevoss brothers-backed Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has completed the SegWit upgrade of its Bitcoin wallet. Gemini Upgrades to SegWit Protocol The Winklevoss brothers’ affinity for cryptocurrencies is no secret. For the multi-millionaire twins, the success of digital currencies is not a question of if, but of when. Founded in 2014 by Cameron […]

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Bitcoin Loses Steam after Recent Rally but Remains above $5,000: BTCManager’s Week in Review April 15 | BTCMANAGER

The price of bitcoin remained effectively unchanged at the $5,000 mark, week-on-week after the premier cryptocurrency retraced from its mid-week high of $5,421 per coin. The biggest story of the week was the attempted “doxxing” of Twitter user Hodlnaut by Bitcoin SV advocate Craig S. Wright. The attempt was met with an impromptu social media campaign by the bitcoin community […]

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