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Top Crypto News Stories for 26th March 2019
In March of 2018, a subsidiary of Yahoo! Japan made a $19 million investment to secure a 40% stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange called BitARG Exchange Tokyo, valuing the business at just under $50 million.
Based on that same exchange’s system, Yahoo! Japan are now launching a new exchange called TaoTao, which from day one will have support for spot trading of Bitcoin and Ethereum, and margin trading for XRP, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash.
For quite a while, you were able to subscribe to content creators on Twitch — the world’s largest video streaming platform — with payment in Bitcoin or Bitcoin Cash. The operation was managed by dedicated payment firm BitPay.
Twitch has just removed the option to subscribe to streamers’ channels using Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Although you can still donate directly to streamers using cryptocurrency, you’re unable to make the monthly payments associated with a Twitch subscription.
Yesterday we reported that near 95% of all Bitcoin trading volume listed on CoinMarketCap is fake. The reported figure of $6 billion per day is quite a stark leap away from the true figure of around $30 million per day.
CoinMarketCap has announced that it will be revising the metrics it uses to collect and present data, in order to give its users a better picture of the market.