Category: Stellar

Stellar-Based Zero-Fee Decentralized Crypto Exchange StellarX Is Now Fully Launched

StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange has left its beta phase and was fully launched Friday, September 28. The launch was announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the company behind the platform. The exchange, originally announced in July this year, is based on Stellar’s (XLM) universal marketplace. Stellar is an open-source protocol for […]

Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals, Ethereum Beats Ripple by Market Cap

Saturday, September 22: crypto markets have seen a mix of red and green, with Ethereum (ETH) having passed Ripple (XRP) to come back to be ranked the second top cryptocurrency by market cap, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 After surging up to $6,809 earlier today, Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly down over the past […]

Crypto Markets See Sharp Rebound, but Total Market Cap Still Below $200 Billion

Sunday, September 9: following the bloodbath after this week’s market crash, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price spiked sharply today. Altcoins have mostly followed suit, making markets a mix of red and green, as data from Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) jumped over 3 percent in under an hour today, proceeding to trade sideways […]

The Race for the Cross-Border Payments Market

Competition in the business of facilitating cross-border payments has just gotten tighter. Until recently, the primary fintech challenger to the reigning SWIFT international payment system has been Ripple Labs and its various products designed for the institutional banking sector. The first week of September saw the game-changing news break, as IBM announced promotion of its DLT-powered […]

IBM Reveals Stellar-Based ‘Near Real-Time’ Blockchain Payment Network

IBM has brought its Blockchain World Wire (BWW) payment network out of beta this week, according to a ?? post on IBM’s website. BWW, which uses digital currency on Stellar’s blockchain to facilitate international settlements between banks in “near real-time,” is the latest step forward for IBM and Stellar, which have been eyeing blockchain payment […]

Altcoins See Red, While Bitcoin Shows Dogged Resilience

The crypto markets are somewhat bearish today, August 21, with virtually all of the top twenty coins by market cap seeing losses of 3-6 percent on average, as Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to show relative resilience – the top coin nonetheless continues to trade below the $6,500 price point. Despite a short-lived market […]

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support

Saturday, August 18: crypto markets have seen another slump today, with some coins wavering following weekly gains, according to data from Coinmarketcap. Total market cap has dipped as low as $210 billion at press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down 1.79 percent over the past 24 hours, trading at $6,396 at press […]

Cryptos See Widespread Green, But Total Market Cap Remains Close to 3-Month Low

August 12: Crypto markets are seeing solid gains today in a fresh attempt at recovery following recent losses. Bitcoin (BTC) dominance –– or the percentage of total crypto market cap that is Bitcoin’s –– is continuing to see a 2018 record-high percentage, at close to 50.9 percent. After the leading coin decoupled from the wider […]

Despite NYSE’s ‘Biggest News of the Year’ for Bitcoin, Crypto Markets Plummet in a Blink

Crypto markets have taken a vertiginous plunge today, August 4, with Bitcoin (BTC) losing almost $500 in the six hours before press time to dip below $7,000, and all of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap in the red, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $7,028 […]

Bitcoin Above $7,000 as Positive Momentum Continues Following Yesterday's Market Upswing

Crypto markets are largely continuing to build on a major upswing that kicked off yesterday, with virtually all of the top ten coins by market cap in the green. July 17: Crypto markets are largely continuing to build on a major upswing that kicked off yesterday, July 16, according to Coin360 data, with virtually all […]