Wall Street Strategist Reveals Bullish Bitcoin Forecast, Plus Ripple and XRP, Tron, Litecoin, Ethereum, Stellar, Cardano, IOTA: Crypto News Alert
Fundstrat co-founder and head of research Tom Lee says the firm has a positive outlook for Bitcoin and crypto throughout 2019.Visa and Mastercard are locked in a bidding war to purchase Ripple partner Earthport. Visa is the latest to up the ante, offering $319 million for the British cross-border payment company, Reuters reports.The latest ConsenSys-sponsored Week in Ethereum blog post is out. This week’s edition covers a long list of developer updates and news from the Ethereum-based platforms Kyber and Basic Attention Token.Litecoin creator Charlie Lee says developers are doing what they can to boost the overall crypto market. Litecoin recently became the fourth biggest cryptocurrency, after Lee announced the team is working to implement privacy features on the network.Bittrex International has officially listed Tron’s BitTorrent Token (BTT). The crypto exchange will also support the first and subsequent BTT airdrops, which begin on February 11th.In a new YouTube video, Cardano creator Charles Hoskinson defends the platform’s peer review process. Hoskinson says although peer-review can add months to the development process, it’s well worth the effort to build something right the first time and avoid fixing issues in the future.