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Mexican Firm Offers Crypto in Exchange for Presidential Plane

Mexican Firm Offers Crypto in Exchange for Presidential Plane

A crypto exchange operator in Monterrey, Mexico, has launched an audacious crypto-powered bid to buy the country’s presidential aircraft for USD 138 million worth of tokens and a large swath...

Six Central Banks to Assess Potential Cases For Digital Fiat + More News

Six Central Banks to Assess Potential Cases For Digital Fiat + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Adoption news A centra...

Cardano Rallies Following Uzbekistan, Hard Fork, and Ledger News

Cardano Rallies Following Uzbekistan, Hard Fork, and Ledger News

Cardano (ADA) surged more than 8% over the past 24 hours (as of 11:00 UTC) following positive announcements. First, the token got the attention of many traders after a press release was sent...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 3

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 3

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed somethi...

Crypto Market Sentiment Climbs Higher; Bitcoin Gets Company

Crypto Market Sentiment Climbs Higher; Bitcoin Gets Company

The cryptocurrency market sentiment made another long step upwards for the third week in a row, and now we see the combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, Sentscore, for the ...

Lithuania Central Bank: Limited Edition Digital Coin Ready for Launch

Lithuania Central Bank: Limited Edition Digital Coin Ready for Launch

The Bank of Lithuania, the country’s central bank, has approved a physical sample of the LBCoin, a token that it claims will be the world’s first blockchain-powered digital commemorative coi...

Ripple Spent Less Lobbying but Had More Lobbyists Working With Trump's Staff

Ripple Spent Less Lobbying but Had More Lobbyists Working With Trump's Staff

Compared to 2018, California-based blockchain startup focusing on payment technologies, Ripple, had more lobbyist but spent less on lobbying in the first three quarters of 2019, according to...

Ethereum Classic Nears Top 10 Cryptos After Rallying 180%

Ethereum Classic Nears Top 10 Cryptos After Rallying 180%

Ethereum classic (ETC) has been in a parabolic run, starting in late December and accelerating over the course of this week. As of pixel time (10:00 AM UTC), the ETC rally has brought the pr...

Bitcoin Climbs To New 2020 High, Altcoins Gaining Bullish Momentum

Bitcoin Climbs To New 2020 High, Altcoins Gaining Bullish Momentum

After a short term downside correction, bitcoin price found support near the USD 8,550 area. Later, BTC/USD started a fresh increase above the USD 8,650 and USD 8,850 resistance levels. A ne...

Novogratz Wondered About the 'Mysterious' Altcoin Rally

Novogratz Wondered About the 'Mysterious' Altcoin Rally

The prominent Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz admitted to his followers on Twitter that he struggles to understand the recent altcoin rally. “I’m not sure I understand the altcoin rally. Happy f...

Ripple Plays 'USD 500bn XRP Market' Card in Court

Ripple Plays 'USD 500bn XRP Market' Card in Court

On January 15, Chief District Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the Northern District of California heard Ripple Lab’s case for dismissing a class action and now the company's fate, as well as ...

Liquid Cancells Pre-Sale of Non-Existent Telegram’s Token

Liquid Cancells Pre-Sale of Non-Existent Telegram’s Token

Telegram’s much-anticipated Gram token pre-sale has been canceled and all funds have been returned to investors, said Japan-based crypto exchange Liquid. Elaborating on the reasons behind th...

Dash Up 70% in Two Days – What’s Driving the Rally?

Dash Up 70% in Two Days – What’s Driving the Rally?

As nearly all coins in the crypto market surge, the privacy-focused cryptocurrency dash (DASH) stands out as one of the biggest winners, recording a gain of about 70% over the past two days ...

Bitcoin SV Rally Cools Off as Craig Wright Opens 'Pandora's Box'

Bitcoin SV Rally Cools Off as Craig Wright Opens 'Pandora's Box'

While Craig Wright news prompted bitcoin SV (BSV) rally is still based on speculations, rather than clear answers, the price of now the 4th largest coin has already dropped from its heights ...

Will Bitcoin SV Repeat Pump & Dump of 2019?

Will Bitcoin SV Repeat Pump & Dump of 2019?

Rumors about the self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, Australian computer scientist Craig Wright have seemingly fuelled a rally of more than 100% in Bitcoin SV (BSV) – the cryptocurrency backed...

Exchange Tokens 'May Decline' if Bitcoin Doesn’t Start a Bull Run

Exchange Tokens 'May Decline' if Bitcoin Doesn’t Start a Bull Run

If the major digital assets, bitcoin (BTC) included, can’t prompt another bull market in 2020, exchange-based tokens may decline due to the possible trading volume shrinkage, says TokenInsig...

Bitcoin and Altcoins In Steep Uptrend

Bitcoin and Altcoins In Steep Uptrend

Bitcoin price started a fresh increase above the USD 8,250 and USD 8,350 resistance levels. BTC/USD even broke the USD 8,500 level and it seems like it could continue to rise towards USD 8,6...

Venezuelan Petro-accepting Merchants Panic as Crypto Drive Hits Snag

Venezuelan Petro-accepting Merchants Panic as Crypto Drive Hits Snag

The Venezuelan government’s attempts to kickstart its cryptocurrency-powered economy appears to have hit a series of wrinkles – with the central Bank of Venezuela suspending service on its P...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 2

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 2

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed somethi...

Crypto Market Sentiment Jumps Up; Bitcoin Climbs Up

Crypto Market Sentiment Jumps Up; Bitcoin Climbs Up

The cryptocurrency market sentiment is still showing sings of being well on its path to recovery, and it's finally making larger jumps. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment...

ETF Giant WisdomTree Plans to Launch a Stablecoin

ETF Giant WisdomTree Plans to Launch a Stablecoin

There are new developments coming from the New York-based international investment giant WisdomTree Investments, as it now plans to launch a stablecoin, and it wants to do so ahead of the co...

How Vintage Sardines Became Fishy Talk of Crypto Town

How Vintage Sardines Became Fishy Talk of Crypto Town

We talked about a number of interesting exhibitors at the Customer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas, but one participant has been stirring up the waters of the Cryptoworld lately wit...

Cosmos Surges on Coinbase Pro Listing

Cosmos Surges on Coinbase Pro Listing

Cosmos (ATOM), ranked 16th by market capitalization, surged after popular crypto exchange Coinbase Pro announced it will list the coin. As of pixel time (11:53 UTC), ATOM is trading at USD 4...

More Altcoin Mining to be Integrated by Mining Pools in 2020 - Report

More Altcoin Mining to be Integrated by Mining Pools in 2020 - Report

2020 will see the mining pools start to integrate more altcoin mining with huge market potential and risks, says token data and rating agency TokenInsight. The agency's 2019 mining indus...

Ethereum Classic Rallies Ahead of Agharta More Than Before Atlantis

Ethereum Classic Rallies Ahead of Agharta More Than Before Atlantis

As the 20th coin by total market capitalization, Ethereum Classic (ETC), is set to go through another upgrade, Agharta, in three days, its price is up by more than 30% in the past month, whi...

Monero Flips Tron, Cardano, Tezos, Breaks Into the Top 10

Monero Flips Tron, Cardano, Tezos, Breaks Into the Top 10

After jumping by 27% in a week, Monero (XMR), the most popular privacy coin, has broken into the list of the 10 largest coins. The 10th largest coin with a market capitalization of more than...

Litecoin Rallies, Binance Announces LTC/USDT Perpetual Contract

Litecoin Rallies, Binance Announces LTC/USDT Perpetual Contract

While there is no clear reason why did litecoin (LTC) rally in the past 24 hours, it is now the best performing coin among the top 10 coins by market capitalization. After lagging behind bit...

How Many Cryptos Died in 2019?

How Many Cryptos Died in 2019?

Data from various sites show that between 500 and a thousand coins have perished in 2019, and this number could in fact be higher. However, these sites disagree on whether 2019 saw fewer or ...

ICO Project That Ditched Blockchain Finalizes its Token Buy Back

ICO Project That Ditched Blockchain Finalizes its Token Buy Back

The small blockchain project known for its unusual announcement that it would buy back all of its native tokens and then shut down, is now in the final stages of the process, according to th...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Remain in Positive Area Despite Correction

Bitcoin and Altcoins Remain in Positive Area Despite Correction

Bitcoin price remained in a strong uptrend and it was able to climb above the USD 8,000 and USD 8,200 resistance levels. As a result, there was a solid rise towards USD 8,500 resistance befo...

XRP Correcting Gains After Rallying on Good News

XRP Correcting Gains After Rallying on Good News

On Tuesday, XRP, the native token of the Ripple Ledger and the third most valuable coin by market capitalization, is correcting its gains after a strong rally on Monday, prompted by positive...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 1

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 1

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed somethi...

Telegram News is a 'Massive Blow' to TON Investors

Telegram News is a 'Massive Blow' to TON Investors

Instant messaging giant Telegram confirmed that its TON Wallet will not be integrated with their messenger service, prompting comments that this is a "massive blow to TON investors." "At the...

G7 Member Issues Warning of Digital Yuan ‘Dangers’

G7 Member Issues Warning of Digital Yuan ‘Dangers’

Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has warned bankers in the country of potential problems caused by China’s forthcoming digital yuan launch – hinting that a Beijing-issued digital fiat could...

Tezos is The Worst Performer in The Top 50 Today

Tezos is The Worst Performer in The Top 50 Today

Tezos (XTZ), one of the best performing digital assets in 2019, is moving out and back into the list of the top 10 coins by market capitalization today after less than a month in this club. ...

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2019

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2019

2019 was most certainly an interesting year for crypto, with both bulls and bears coming and going quite often. We’ve seen the prices rally, including Bitcoin (BTC) making a historical jump,...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 52

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 52

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed somethi...

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back in Green

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back in Green

The cryptocurrency market sentiment continues giving us less activity than we’re accustomed to seeing, showing very slight movements up and down. As a short recap: the combined moving averag...

Lines Form Outside Petro-accepting Stores in Venezuela + More News

Lines Form Outside Petro-accepting Stores in Venezuela + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Adoption news Long lin...

Hunt for XEM 526m Coincheck Hackers Intensifies, Several Men Suspected

Hunt for XEM 526m Coincheck Hackers Intensifies, Several Men Suspected

Japanese police appear to be close to a breakthrough in the ongoing search for hackers who made off with NEM (XEM) 526 million (around USD 400 million at the time and USD 17 million today) f...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 51

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 51

Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed somethi...

Disappointing IEOs, Up To USD 150M IPO, Bitcoin ETF Battles + More News

Disappointing IEOs, Up To USD 150M IPO, Bitcoin ETF Battles + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Investing news BitMEX ...

Ripple Raises USD 200M From Tetragon, SBI Holdings & Route 66 Ventures

Ripple Raises USD 200M From Tetragon, SBI Holdings & Route 66 Ventures

Ripple, a San Francisco-based blockchain startup focusing on the payments technologies, announced that is raised USD 200 million in Series C funding from a group of notable investors. The fu...

FTX Token Rallies on Binance and Derivatives Exchange FTX Deal News

FTX Token Rallies on Binance and Derivatives Exchange FTX Deal News

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance invested in the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX, and FTX Token (FTT) rallied. The unspecified "strategic equity investment" into the company th...

Ethereum’s composability a vital issue going into 2020: Messari’s Selkis

Ethereum’s composability a vital issue going into 2020: Messari’s Selkis

Ethereum’s price in 2019 has seen a mix of highs and lows. After registering a growth of over 170 percent from January to 26 June, the world’s largest altcoin has now lost all of its positiv...

Zcash outperforms major cryptos as ZEC records gains of 12%

Zcash outperforms major cryptos as ZEC records gains of 12%

The cryptocurrency market noted a stable decline in prices over the past week. While Bitcoin [BTC] fell by almost 10%, Ethereum [ETH] fell by 18.17%. The king coin recorded a 24-hour trading...

MoneyGram's Success Depends on Ripple's Success - CEO

MoneyGram's Success Depends on Ripple's Success - CEO

While major money transfer company MoneyGram has already pushed more than USD 100 million through Ripple's platform, the blockchain-based startup's capability to lure more clients wi...

IOTA Pledges a ‘Bright 2020’ in New Roadmap but Market Is Unimpressed

IOTA Pledges a ‘Bright 2020’ in New Roadmap but Market Is Unimpressed

IOTA (MIOTA) prices have fallen in the past 24 hours – despite upward trends in most altcoin prices and the release of a new roadmap. At the time of writing (11:46 UTC), IOTA, ranked 23rd by...

Circle Prepares for Crypto Mass Adoption as USD Coin Trading Volume up 954%

Circle Prepares for Crypto Mass Adoption as USD Coin Trading Volume up 954%

Major crypto financial services firm behind the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin, Circle , intensifies competition in the stablecoin market as the company estimates mass crypto adoption in 2-3 yea...

Is Bitcoin SV About to Sabotage Itself?

Is Bitcoin SV About to Sabotage Itself?

As a major crypto company warned that their users will not be able to receive funds to their Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) wallets due to the coin's hard fork in February 2020, people o...