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Algorithmic Trading Platform Quantconnect Extends Reach to Cryptocurrencies

The GDAX exchange, owned and operated by the firm Coinbase has just announced integration with the popular algorithmic trading platform Quantconnect. Now cryptocurrency traders can utilize Quantconnect’s trading algorithm interface to execute a swathe of exchange strategies. Also read: An Introduction to Bitcoin Trading and Technical Charts Identify, Backtest and Research New Quants With GDAX and […]

Internet Archive and Overstock to ‘Hodl’ More Bitcoin Revenue and Donations

Many merchants and non-profit groups accept bitcoin these days, but some of them convert the digital currency into fiat reserves immediately after receiving bitcoin; oftentimes to avoid volatility. However, two well-known organizations, Overstock.com and the Internet Archive (Wayback Machine) recently revealed in their earnings reports they are hedging bitcoin to make some nice profits and to […]

Vietnam Will Legalize Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets By August 2018

Legalizing cryptocurrency remains a topic of substantial debate on a global scale. Although Japan successfully legalized cryptocurrencies a while back, no other country has suddenly felt the need to do the same. Vietnam is one country which plans to fully legalize all cryptocurrencies in the not-so-distant future. The government will also legalize digital assets, which bodes […]

Moscow Exchange’s Central Depository Develops Prototype of a Native Digital Asset Wallet

The relationship between Russia and cryptocurrency has always been rather uneasy. The country has maintained an complicated relationship with cryptocurrency, ranging from almost embracing it to making it borderline illegal and all the way back to embracing it. The National  Settlement Depository  -which represents the largest exchange group in the country- is working on a blockchain […]

Bitcoin Cash or Bcash: What’s in a Name?

As Bitcoin Cash, or Bcash, is slowly but surely turning into a functioning cryptocurrency, one topic remains contentious in particular: its name.Many proponents of the coin, judging by popular sentiment on social media like Reddit and Twitter, prefer the initial name: Bitcoin Cash. But an increasing number of users, including many who are more skeptical […]

The Birth of BCH: The First Crazy Days of “Bitcoin Cash”

August 1 saw the birth of a brand-new cryptocurrency: “Bitcoin Cash,” sometimes referred to as “Bcash” and using the currency tickers “BCH” or “BCC.” Bitcoin Cash shares a history with Bitcoin, but yesterday it forked off to form its own blockchain and currency.Here’s the story so far.The ForkBitcoin Cash, initially defined by the Bitcoin ABC […]

These Bitcoin Exchanges and Wallets Are Supporting Bitcoin Cash

“Bitcoin Cash” (BCH), a proposal initially proposed by bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain, activated on August 1, 2017. Hours after the activation of Bitcoin Cash, ViaBTC mined the first Bitcoin Cash block.Also on August 1, Bitcoin Magazine’s Aaron Van Wirdum released an extensive guide for bitcoin holders on claiming and selling Bitcoin Cash that has […]