Weekly Report (25-31 March) | What Happens This Week in Crypto


Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency attract a lot of interest after the massive bull run of December 2017. The adoption of cryptocurrencies is increasing daily. The Bitcoin market is now facing the longest bear market (14 months) in crypto history.

Here is the weekly report of the events happened in crypto.

Bitcoin Daily Transactions Breaks 15 Months High

The longest bear market (15 Months) in Bitcoin history does not slow down the pace of adoption and usage of Bitcoin (BTC). The new analysis shows that Bitcoin daily transactions break an all-time high of 15 months. Bitcoin usage and daily transactions rise contrary to the price drop. Bitcoin price is dumped very hard after […]

Bithumb Exchange Hacked, 3 Million EOS Stolen

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb hacked again and approx 3 million EOS has been stolen from their Hot wallets reported on 29 March 2019.

SEC Delays VanEck and Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval

Security Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States has delayed the decision on VanEck and Bitwise Bitcoin ETF (Exchange Traded Funds). The delay is because of a change to the Security Act. The decision is published in public post by SEC on 29 March.

2FA is now compulsory on Kraken Exchange’s users account

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken makes
two-factor authentication (2FA) compulsory in the accounts of exchange’s users reported in their official blog post on 26 March 2019.

BitTorrent will release P2P Live Streaming App ‘BitTorrent Live’ in Q2

Peer to Peer (p2p) file-sharing software company BitTorrent will release P2P Live Streaming App ‘BitTorrent Live’ in Q2 reported by press release on 27 March 2019.

Bittrex launching ICO on 2 April at its exchange launchpad, VeriBlock (VBK)

Token sale of VBK will take place at Bittrex Exchange. Bittrex already verified VeriBlock ICO and will start its trading on the exchange after the completion of ICO coin sale event.

WhatsApp New Wallet will Accept Payments in Bitcoin

WhatsApp is the world best messaging app with an active user base of 1.5 Billion per month. A new AI (Artifical Intelligence) enabled wallet is released “Waubit”. The wallet will enable users to send payments in Bitcoins over WhatsApp and other messaging apps including Telegram, Facebook and Viber.

Tor Privacy Project now accepts CryptoCurrencies donations

Tor Privacy Project now accepts donations in various CryptoCurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ether, Dash, Monero reported at their website on 18 March 2019.

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