Libra Isn’t a Cryptocurrency. It’s a Glimpse of a New Asset Class

Noelle Acheson argues that Libra is not a cryptocurrency, it’s a security. That in itself is a huge innovation, and perhaps a glimpse of...

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Bitcoin Likely Bottomed At $3,150, Could Rally To $10K By December 2019

Has Bitcoin (BTC) bottomed? This is the question that has pained crypto investors since BTC plummeted to $3,150 in the middle of December. While some,...

OKEx Crypto Exchange Is Building a Blockchain, DEX to Come Soon

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has said it plans to soon launch a decentralized exchange (DEX) on a native blockchain.

Whales, Moon-sling Calls, But Will Bitcoin (BTC) Clear $5,500?

Bitcoin prices up 4.6 percent in the last week Bullish projection cement our assertion of shifting sentiment from bearish to bullish At spot rates, the crypto...

BitPay COO: Could an Approved Bitcoin ETF Cause a Price Rise over $20k?

With the recent market crash, some crypto investors are giving up on hope. However, with a market as volatile as this one you can...

Russia Prepares to Test Cryptocurrencies in Four of Its Regions

The Russian Federation, which is yet to regulate digital assets, is now planning to allow four of its regions to test innovations that are...

Coinbase CEO Armstrong Pledges to Give Crypto Wealth to Charitable Causes

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has joined other super-wealthy individuals in pledging to donate much of his net-worth to philanthropic causes.

Ripple (XRP) Price Analysis: Primed for More Declines?

Ripple price failed to break the $0.3180 resistance and declined recently. XRP is under pressure and it may continue to move down towards $0.3000...

Swell Conference: Bill Clinton Sees “Stunningly Great” Possibilities for Blockchain

Ripple’s annual Swell conference in San Francisco featured a keynote address from former U.S. President Bill Clinton this year, and he had some kind...

Coinbase CEO Armstrong Pledges to Give Crypto Wealth to Charitable Causes

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has joined other super-wealthy individuals in pledging to donate much of his net-worth to philanthropic causes.
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Telecom Giant AT&T Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

On May 23, telecom giant AT&T announced that customers can now pay their bills through Bitpay. The firm has become the first major U.S....

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Broke Minor Resistance & Goes Above 4k

Over the weekend the evaluation of the cryptocurrency market cap has increased from $129B at its lowest point on Friday to above the minor...

Road to Consensus with CFTC Chair Giancarlo – Regulating the Blockchain

CoinDesk's Nolan Bauerle goes one-on-one with the man whose regulatory oversight extends to the commodities and futures markets – including cryptocurrency.

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November.

Memo Is a Decentralized Social Network Built on Bitcoin Cash

For a while now, the established social networks have been steadily cracking down on groups of users they find to be problematic, sending many...

Goldman Sachs Seeks Executive to Lead ‘Unprecedented’ Digital Asset Projects

Goldman Sachs is looking for a project manager to join its digital asset team, who will be developing road maps for distributed ledger technology.

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Coinbase Adds EOS to Its Crypto Education Rewards Program

Coinbase users can now get up to $10 in EOS tokens by learning about the cryptocurrency through the exchange's Earn program.

Africa Dominates Trade Volume on P2P Bitcoin Exchange Paxful

Paxful Inc., a peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange, is seeing significant growth in Africa. The U.S.-based company said Africans now accounted for the largest number of...

Blocktream’s Satellite Messaging API Is Now Available on Mainnet

Blockstream has launched its satellite messaging application programming interface (API) on mainnet. Essentially, this means users can now broadcast data via the company’s satellite...

Litecoin Price Surges Twelve Percent Following Beam Partnership Announcement

Litecoin is currently enjoying a significant price gain, up by more than twelve percent over the last 24 hours as the rest of the...

Bitcoin Trades for a Premium in Hong Kong During Protests

Right now, thousands of citizens from Hong Kong are protesting certain leaders and opposing a proposed extradition law. Alongside the protests, the country’s political...
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US Federal Attorney: Bitcoin Used to Indict Suspected Fentanyl, Proves It is No Good for Evading Authorities

Another suspected dark web drug dealer is about to stand trail because he wrongly believed Bitcoin transactions were entirely anonymous. This has prompted the US...

HSBC Exec Urges CFTC to Make More ‘Positive Noise’ About Blockchain

HSBC's Jesse Drennan asked the CFTC to make more "positive noise" about distributed ledger tech to spur business adoption.

ASX Reaffirms 2021 Blockchain Rollout Date After Blythe Masters Steps Down

The Australian Securities Exchange will continue to work on its DLT-based settlement system despite the departure of of Blythe Masters, the former CEO of its...

BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol

Over the last couple of weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been talking fervently about zero-confirmation transactions and a new pre-consensus mechanism called Avalanche....

Analysts Worried That Bitcoin Has Topped: BTC Flirts With $7,300

Whether this is the Consensus effect or not, Bitcoin (BTC) is now decidedly above $7,000. As of the time of writing this piece, BTC has...

Crypto Tidbits: Jack Dorsey Loves Bitcoin, Abra Bridges Gap Between Stocks & Crypto

For once in a blue moon, the Bitcoin (BTC) market saw notable price action over the past week. On Friday, the aggregate value of all...

US Congressman: You Can’t Kill Bitcoin, Libra And Others Trying to Mimic

All eyes are on Bitcoin, Facebook’s Libra, and the entire cryptocurrency market this week, following a tweet from the United States President Donald Trump, a...

Bitcoin History Part 7: The First Major Hack

Hacks and heists have been a threat for as long as bitcoin has been worth stealing. By 2011, as Bitcoin was easing into its second...

China’s Internet Censor to Start Regulating Blockchain Firms Next Month

China’s internet censorship agency is bringing in regulations for blockchain service providers in the country.
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