- Bitcoin Has Found an Economic Proving Ground in Venezuelaby cryptocoingrowth on November 11, 2019 at 8:02 am
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Latest Blockchain News
The recent downturn in the Bitcoin market has not stopped prominent investors and commentators from making price predictions. Most recently, Tim Draper — a prominent venture capitalist that has made early investments in China’s version of Google Baidu, Tesla, Skype, and Bitcoin — has doubled down o..
Heath Tarbert, the head of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says the country should be at the forefront of global crypto adoption by creating innovative solutions in the emerging cryptocurrency space. The U.S. financial watchdog chief also wants regulators to move towards a more..
The launch of Libra by Facebook changed something in the cryptocurrency landscape; after the launch in June, industry actors started to pay China some heed, with reports indicating that the nation was and still is on the verge of launching its own central bank digital asset/currency. Even high-leve..
Pemex, also known as Mexican Petroleum, is picking up the pieces after hackers deployed ransomware — which locks users out of their computers — on some of the company’s systems, with the perpetrators having asked for more than 500 bitcoin to end the cyberattack. The oil giant, which is owned by the..
Encrypted messenger company Telegram’s fight with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission is heating up. The legal battle began last month when the SEC won a restraining order against the company’s $1.7 billion USD “Gram” token offering after arguing in the the U.S. District Court for the Southern ..
The cryptocurrency trading world is expanding, and new companies like Troy Trade are working to extend prime brokerage services to established financial firms, as well as crypto-trading operations that need a tier 1 liquidity provider that operates in numerous crypto liquidity pools. Troy Trade is ..
Bitcoin is dancing around the $9,000 USD mark currently, and while some traders are talking about a bull run, others are thinking about a possible fall in price and wondering how to short Bitcoin. When a trader goes short, they are hoping to profit in the fall of an instrument’s value. If a trader ..
Ever since the Great Recession of 2008, central banks, by traditional standards, have been acting weird. Really weird. Interest rates fell to their lowest points in literal centuries while central banks began what has been dubbed “quantitative easing” — when a central bank buys large amounts of gov..
Latest Altcoin News
Christmas may be coming early for holders of XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. As of the time of writing this, the popular altcoin has found itself trading just under 3% up on the day, trading at just under $0.31. This move has seen XRP largely outperform Bitcoin’s rela..
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit entity established in 2014 to support the ongoing development of the open-source Stellar protocol, has burned 55 billion of its XLM tokens, which accounts for half of the digital currency’s circulating supply. In #Mexico City for the #meridian ..
Some crypto assets have had a worse 2019 that others and XRP is one of them. At the moment the Ripple token is still down 15% this year but that could be about to change as XRP finally starts to move in the lead up to the company Swell event next month. XRP Surges 20% October has been revival month..
The world’s sixth largest crypto asset had a birthday over the weekend. On October 7 2011, Litecoin was released via an open-source client on GitHub, the LTC network went live a few days later on October 13. It is now eight years old and has outlasted countless other crypto assets yet still receives..
The South Korean division of Malta-based digital asset exchange OKEX has suspended the delisting of two privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies due to new regulatory guidelines released by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The planned suspension of Zcash (ZEC) and Dash (DASH) is currently being re..
While a majority of altcoins have been faring well over the past week, there has been one crypto asset that has exceeded the expectations of many: Chainlink (LINK). Over the past 10 days, the community-favorite cryptocurrency has gained 50% against the U.S. dollar, surging to $3.10 apiece at the lo..
ETH/BTC Ready to Favor Ether Bulls At long last, Ethereum is finally showing some price strength against Bitcoin. The ETH/BTC trading pair, which has been collapsing dramatically for over a year, is purportedly starting to show signs of a bottom and impending bullish reversal. Prominent commodities..
Altseason? 2019 has undoubtedly been a year for Bitcoin so far. Altcoins, which were all the rage in 2017 and early-2018, have been wildly underperforming the market leader, with some of these cryptocurrencies now trading at lower prices than where they started the year. But for some reason or anot..
News Iranian authorities are offering a bounty to anyone who exposes unauthorized mining operations in the country, Iranian news outlet PressTV reports on Nov. 13. A spokesman of the Energy Ministry announced the bounty program during an interview with local news outlet IRIB News, while illustrati..
News Australian blockchain energy firm Power Ledger and Indian electricity distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) have completed a peer-to-peer (P2P) solar power trading trial in the country. Power Ledger announced the news in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 14, ..
The Indian government has added new educational courses teaching cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to the public and law enforcement officers. Amid regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology remain important topics of study in India. Also read: ..
A few weeks after Chinese President Xi Jinping praised blockchain, a local military newspaper hinted that Chinese soldiers could be rewarded in crypto for their loyalty and good performance. Chinese Soldiers Might Get Rewards in Crypto The South China Morning Post cited PLA Daily, the official news..
News Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts that are margined with the Tether (USDT) stablecoin. OKEx announced the new offering in a press release on Nov. 14. OKEx first announced its intention to launch USDT-settled futures trading with up to 100x leverage at t..