Major Staffing Company Kelly Services Turns to Blockchain With New Partnership

Global staffing company Kelly Services announced a strategic partnership with online blockchain-based hiring platform Moonlighting. As Forbes reported on Aug. 14, Kelly Services will deploy Moonlighting’s blockchain-enabled hiring platform in a bid to streamline internal processes such as secure uploading of job seekers’ profiles and their distribution among various platforms. Moonlighting is based on EOSIO’s public blockchain and reportedly does not involve the use of a cryptocurrency. Moonlighting CEO and founder Jeff Tennery told Forbes that the biggest problem with the gig economy is its fragmentation, wherein people have to…

Tron’s Listing on Major US Exchange Is #1 Priority

Tron (TRX) founder Justin Sun has said that getting the cryptocurrency listed on the American version of Binance or Coinbase is his company’s number one priority. The entrepreneur was responding to tweets from Tron enthusiasts on Aug. 9, with some claiming that investors were concerned that United States citizens will be unable to trade TRX on Binance. Alarm bells also sounded after TRX was absent from a list of 30 digital assets being explored for the upcoming launch of Binance’s U.S. marketplace. Questions from Tron community Above a screenshot of Binance’s…

Bitcoin Trades Sideways as Major Altcoins Enjoy Sizeable Gains

Sunday, Aug. 11 — It is a largely green picture across the top-20 cryptocurrencies. While Bitcoin (BTC) has remained flat overall, altcoins have enjoyed some sizeable gains, with some rising over 9% on the day Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price was down a fraction at press time, losing 0.61% to trade at $11,352, according to Coin360­­. BTC’s value has tumbled by more than $500 in the past 24 hours — struggling to recover from a sudden $400 drop in the space of just five minutes on Saturday. Prices have remained…

Bitcoin Stuck Hovering Around $11,700, Major Altcoins See Red

Thursday, Aug. 8 — Top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP are all seeing minor losses at press time.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading a little over $11,700 with a 0.2% loss on the day. The top cryptocurrency shot up over the weekend to break $11,000, and seemed to have some momentum moving into the week. BTC subsequently broke $12,000 on both Tuesday and Wednesday, but was unable to sustain its surge for more than a few hours each time.  Bitcoin’s hash rate hit a new milestone…

Major Coins Report Mixed Signals, Bitcoin Hovers Around $11,700

Tuesday, Aug. 6 — Major cryptocurrency markets have continued suffering losses over the past several hours as Bitcoin (BTC) has come back down to around $11,700 after a jump to $12,300 earlier today. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 BTC has effectively returned to its level of 24 hours ago to trade at around $11,759 at press time. During the past day, BTC has been trading in a narrow corridor between $11,020 and $12,239 — the coin’s highest price point on the day. Today, former Wall Street trader Max Keiser claimed that…

Bitcoin Hovering Under $12,000 in Recent Surge, Major Altcoins See Green

Tuesday, July 30 — The number one cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), appears to have stabilized shy of $12,000 after quickly retaking $11,000 in a rally this weekend. Ether (ETH) and XRP are seeing slight gains at press time. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading around $11,700 at press time, with a 3.3% gain on the day. Bitcoin shot up quickly to over $11,500 within about four hours on Sunday, Aug. 4, subsequently reaching $11,800 on Aug. 5, but has subsequently settled a little lower at press time.  Bitcoin 7-day price…

Bitcoin Falls Under $9,600 as Most Altcoins See Major Losses

Sunday, July 28 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting losses on the day by press time, at the same time that Bitcoin (BTC) fell below the $9,600 mark. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is currently down by 5.2% on the day, trading at $9,538 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is down by 12.68%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 The Bank of China, one of the four biggest state-owned commercial banks in the country, recently released an infographic on…

Crypto Market And Bitcoin at Major Crossroads: BCH, BNB, EOS, TRX Analysis

The total crypto market cap is struggling to hold the key $250.0B support area. Bitcoin price spiked below the $9,300 level and recently corrected above $9,500. EOS price is facing a lot of hurdles near the $4.400 and $4.500 levels. Binance Coin (BNB) is trading with a bearish angle below the key $28.50 support level. BCH price is slowly moving higher towards the main $320 resistance level. Tron (TRX) price is currently holding the key $0.0220 support level. Bitcoin and the crypto market cap are facing many important hurdles on…

Crypto Exchanges Dragged Into Major Anti-Corruption Case

Four individuals allegedly involved in hacking the cell phones of Brazil’s Justice Minister Sergio Moro regularly used Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 25. On July 23, the Federal Police of Brazil arrested four individuals who allegedly hacked Moro’s cell phones while he was acting as a judge in the Operation Car Wash case involving former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.   Operation Car Wash is a major criminal money laundering investigation initiated by Moro, which further expanded to allegations of corruption at major Brailizan petroleum…

Bitcoin Survey Shows Major Distrust Abounds for Facebook’s Libra

A new Bitcoin survey asking US citizens about Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) new Libra stablecoin has yielded some surprising results. When compared to leading cryptocurrencies, only 2% felt they would trust Libra more than Bitcoin. The results may surprise traders and also raise questions about Facebook’s newest endeavor. Bitcoin Survey A poll of 1,799 US adults was carried out since Facebook launched its Libra white paper in mid-June. The most shocking result was that, as stated, an overwhelming majority of those asked said that when compared with Bitcoin, they don’t trust Facebook’s Libra coin.…