Blockchain Researchers Look to Overhaul Crypto Exchange Ranking Data

By CCN: ‘Reported volume’ is the default metric that people look for when determining the ranks of crypto exchanges. ‘Reported’ and ‘adjusted’ volumes wildly differ on sites like CoinMarketCap.com. For example, if you look at the image below, you’ll notice a wild difference in “reported” and “adjusted” volumes at press time. Ranking Exchanges Beyond Their “Volume” Notice the difference between “reported” and “adjusted” volume on CoinMarketCap.com ViewBase, a “market insights and community” platform centered around cryptocurrency, recently published a report which details other ways we might rank exchanges. Rankings could…

Fintech Firm Hopes to Overhaul Microwork Industry With Platform Built on Blockchain

An established mobile fintech platform with more than 5 million users across 200 countries is launching a decentralized ecommerce ecosystem designed to help anyone with a smartphone make a living, thereby democratizing wealth distribution. Vodi X is the partner company of Vodi, a company that offers its customers the ability to instantly top up prepaid mobile plans worldwide, to buy or send digital gift cards from over hundreds of brands, as well as to make international calls, texts and conduct video conferences. The team says they are seeking to overhaul…

Ripple Price (XRP) Pumps on Coinbase Listing Overhaul

Bolstered by a hopeful announcement from cryptocurrency exchange giant Coinbase, the ripple price (XRP) broke out of its recent bearish trend. Ripple Price Breaks out of Early-Week Slump Ripple had traded deeply in the red for most of the day, shedding much of its phenomenal gain from the previous week. That changed on Tuesday evening when the third-largest cryptocurrency surged on a wave of bullish sentiment. As of 22:09 UTC, the ripple price was trading at $0.478, up from an intraday low of $0.436. XRP/USD | Bitstamp The ‘Coinbase Effect’ The…

IOTA Foundation Undergoes Overhaul After Founders Shut Out of Directors Board

The IOTA Foundation released a public statement August 8 in order to quell fears of a major disagreement among senior management after a transcript of a discussion between the founders and the Board of Directors was leaked. A statement seen by Cointelegraph explains that following a period of uncertainty over IOTA founders Serguei Popov and Sergey Ivancheglo’s access to the Foundation’s Board of Directors, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) would now allow them access. As a German-registered non-profit, the IOTA Foundation needed to act within the law, meaning changing its…