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Steady Price Rise Brings XRP Back to Almost Pre-Crash Levels

Steady Price Rise Brings XRP Back to Almost Pre-Crash Levels

XRP, the cryptoasset affiliated with California-based fintech company Ripple, appears to finally be catching up after heavy selling brought it down nearly 50% during the two darkest days of ...

Tezos, Chainlink Trim Gains After Rallying Over 20% In a Week

Tezos, Chainlink Trim Gains After Rallying Over 20% In a Week

With the broader crypto market once again seeing optimistic trading in the past seven days, the two popular altcoins tezos (XTZ) and chainlink (LINK) shine for investors, with each recording...

Bitcoin Cash Miners Just Lost Half of Their Reward (UPDATED)

Bitcoin Cash Miners Just Lost Half of Their Reward (UPDATED)

The fifth-largest cryptoasset by market capitalization and a Bitcoin (BTC) hard fork, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), just went through its first halving, seeing the mining reward cut by half, to BTC 6....

The Smallest of the Biggest Bitcoins, Bitcoin SV, Rallies Ahead of Halving

The Smallest of the Biggest Bitcoins, Bitcoin SV, Rallies Ahead of Halving

In preparation for its first mining reward halving in less than two days, the smallest of the three biggest bitcoins, bitcoin SV (BSV), has outperformed all the top 10 cryptos today and in t...

Cryptopia's Crypto is 'Property' and Owned by Account Holders - Judge

Cryptopia's Crypto is 'Property' and Owned by Account Holders - Judge

The judge in the case of the troubled, New Zealand-based crypto exchange Cryptopia has found that the account holders, not the exchange, own the cryptoassets. As a short reminder, Cryptopia,...

Bitcoin Cash Miners Changing Camps Ahead of Its First Halving Tomorrow

Bitcoin Cash Miners Changing Camps Ahead of Its First Halving Tomorrow

The fifth-largest crypto network by market capitalization, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), is halving its mining rewards tomorrow for the first time while the network is seeing a drop in hashrate ahead ...

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 14

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 14

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 Improved For The Third Week in A Row

Crypto Market Sentiment Improved For The Third Week in A Row

The market sentiment is on the rise. While the week starting with March 16, which followed the market plunge, saw a six-month low of 4.21, we're now seeing the market sentiment go up for...

It's Happening: S Korean Central Bank Unveils Plans to Pilot a CBDC

It's Happening: S Korean Central Bank Unveils Plans to Pilot a CBDC

The South Korean central bank, the Bank of Korea (BOK) is “one step closer” to launching a pilot for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and could start piloting a token as early as Decem...

The World Might See CBDCs Sooner Than Expected

The World Might See CBDCs Sooner Than Expected

The “central bank of central banks” and multiple analysts think that the fear of the coronavirus transmission via cash and banking cards may shorten the road to central bank digital currenci...

Ripple Co-Founder Says He Recovered from COVID-19 + More News

Ripple Co-Founder Says He Recovered from COVID-19 + 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. Ripple & XRP news Nik ...

Maker Foundation To Start Its Dissolution in Two Years

Maker Foundation To Start Its Dissolution in Two Years

The Maker Foundation will start transferring the governance power and risk management capacity to the community in the next few years. As the first step, it will release an initial draft of ...

Prosecutors Charge Two Men over Coincheck Hack, But Not For Hacking

Prosecutors Charge Two Men over Coincheck Hack, But Not For Hacking

Tokyo prosecutors have formally charged two men with handling stolen cryptoassets as part of the investigation into the January 2018 hack on crypto exchange Coincheck – still the biggest cry...

Coin Race: Top Winners & Losers of March and 1st Quarter of 2020

Coin Race: Top Winners & Losers of March and 1st Quarter of 2020

Though the month of March, the last of the year's first quarter, started promising, it witnessed a major plunge of the market. The number one coin by market capitalization, bitcoin (BTC)...

Will New P2P Legislation Hurt South Korean DeFi Industry?

Will New P2P Legislation Hurt South Korean DeFi Industry?

South Korean decentralized finance (DeFi) players have called for calm after some experts claimed that forthcoming legislation could effectively hamstring the nation’s fledgling DeFi market....

Litecoin Under Pressure Again as

Litecoin Under Pressure Again as "Death Cross" Appears in Chart

Litecoin (LTC) is again facing pressure from traders who wonder if the price will be able to pick up the momentum necessary to recover the losses from the major market crash on March 12. As ...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 13

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 13

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 Improves for the Second Week in a Row

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves for the Second Week in a Row

The market sentiment has seen an improvement for the second week in a row. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore, for the top 10 coins, is up this week to 4.7...

XRP Lags Behind Market Despite Strong Weekly Gains

XRP Lags Behind Market Despite Strong Weekly Gains

XRP, the cryptocurrency affiliated with US-based fintech company Ripple, is among just a handful of digital assets that are trading in the red or are unchanged over the past 24 hours, with t...

Cardano Price Fails to Respond as New Scaling Solution Reintroduced

Cardano Price Fails to Respond as New Scaling Solution Reintroduced

The price of cardano (ADA) remained largely unchanged along with the broader crypto market on Thursday morning (UTC time), despite the unveiling of a new scaling solution that is to be imple...

China May Ramp up Digital Currency Progress to ‘Fend off Risk’ from US

China May Ramp up Digital Currency Progress to ‘Fend off Risk’ from US

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted China’s economy, but not its digital currency plans. And amid reports that the country is nearing a major breakthrough in its plans to launch a digital...

S Korean Province to Fight COVID-19 Recession with Stablecoin Handout

S Korean Province to Fight COVID-19 Recession with Stablecoin Handout

South Korea was one of the first nations after China to be hit with a major coronavirus outbreak. But as the health crisis slowly abates in the East Asian nation, government authorities are ...

Monero, Zcash, Dash Outperform Bitcoin Year-to-Date

Monero, Zcash, Dash Outperform Bitcoin Year-to-Date

As privacy becomes a new battlefield in the fight against the coronavirus, and new centralized digital fiat initiatives are starting to appear, how have the most popular privacy coins perfor...

Telegram Loses Latest Round With the SEC; Kik Begins the Next Round

Telegram Loses Latest Round With the SEC; Kik Begins the Next Round

Instant messaging giant Telegram and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have just finished another round in their court fight, with the judge declaring the SEC the winner. Mea...

Another US Digital Dollar and Wallet Proposed as Stimulus During Pandemic

Another US Digital Dollar and Wallet Proposed as Stimulus During Pandemic

In the midst of rising business shutdowns and unemployment rates in the U.S., which may lead to a nationwide, as well as a global recession, House Democrats have put a draft stimulus on the ...

Crypto Market Sentiment Shows Gradual Improvement

Crypto Market Sentiment Shows Gradual Improvement

It has been 10 days since the market went for a dive, and the market sentiment situation has improved ever so slightly. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore,...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 12

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 12

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...

Hive Blockchain Launched, HIVE Coin Listed - Is Steem-Sun Battle Over?

Hive Blockchain Launched, HIVE Coin Listed - Is Steem-Sun Battle Over?

The Hive blockchain, a hard fork of the Steem (STEEM) blockchain, has officially launched last Friday, as the new home for the Steem community, while the new coin has been listed by two exch...

Tezos Settles Legal Dispute, But It’s Not The End

Tezos Settles Legal Dispute, But It’s Not The End

After a lengthy battle in the California court system, the Tezos Foundation has announced that it has settled a lawsuit outside of court, thus avoiding any legal scrutiny of the Tezos (XTZ) ...

MakerDAO Raises USD 2m in MKR Debt Auction + More News

MakerDAO Raises USD 2m in MKR Debt Auction + 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. Stablecoin news USD 2 ...

This Crypto Firm Turns its Hand to Mask Manufacture to Fight Virus

This Crypto Firm Turns its Hand to Mask Manufacture to Fight Virus

A South Korean crypto outfit has come up with an entrepreneurial response to the coronavirus pandemic – by setting up a face mask factory and offering customers discounts if they buy using t...

Justin Sun vs. Steem Community Case Just Got Even More Complicated

Justin Sun vs. Steem Community Case Just Got Even More Complicated

In an expected counter-move to the Steem (STEEM) community's move, which itself was a move to counter a move, Justin Sun and the Tron Foundation have allegedly decided to censor all post...

South Korean Crypto Exchanges Ready Compliance Measures as Clock Ticks

South Korean Crypto Exchanges Ready Compliance Measures as Clock Ticks

South Korea’s landmark Special Financial Transactions Information Act amendment was promulgated earlier this week, a fortnight after the country’s parliament voted unanimously in its favor. ...

Steem Doubled in Price After Justin Sun Controversy

Steem Doubled in Price After Justin Sun Controversy

Steem (STEEM), the social media-like blockchain platform launched in 2016, has seen a massive surge over the past two days, after it decided to evade a hostile takeover by Justin Sun and the...

Ethereums’ unlikely rally needs to begin with breach of $123

Ethereums’ unlikely rally needs to begin with breach of $123

The volatility in the digital asset industry has been off the charts lately and according to cryptovolatility.net, Ethereum was 4.58 percent volatile, when compared to Bitcoin, at the time o...

Ethereum and XRP Test Supports

Ethereum and XRP Test Supports

The broader crypto market once again saw some selling on Wednesday, although the pace of the sell-off has certainly slowed and the market appears to be searching for firm support. For major ...

Steem Moving to Hive to Evade Justin Sun's Control

Steem Moving to Hive to Evade Justin Sun's Control

The Steem (STEEM) community has decided to end the battle with Justin Sun and the Tron Foundation, but in a way that no one saw coming. In order to escape Sun's grasp, the leaders of thi...

Maker Accepts USDC as a Collateral, Becomes 'Less Trustless' + More News

Maker Accepts USDC as a Collateral, Becomes 'Less Trustless' + 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. DeFi news As a result ...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 11

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 11

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...

Demand for 'Internet Dollars' to Increase - Circle CEO; Not All Celebrate

Demand for 'Internet Dollars' to Increase - Circle CEO; Not All Celebrate

While the current Covid-19 pandemic is already hurting the global economy, it's actually beneficial for stablecoins, and it's proving that they work, claims the CEO of crypto financi...

Crypto Exchanges Make Emergency Moves to Deal With Disrupted Transactions

Crypto Exchanges Make Emergency Moves to Deal With Disrupted Transactions

Multiple crypto exchanges around the world struggled to deal with the unexpected crash that has seen bitcoin (BTC) crash to as low as USD 4,000 before rebounding to more than USD 5,500 – lea...

Altcoins See Early Optimism After Thursday Massacre, Litecoin Up 10%

Altcoins See Early Optimism After Thursday Massacre, Litecoin Up 10%

Following the massacre in the broader crypto market on Thursday, major altcoins have already started to recoup some of their losses, with some cryptoassets now showing positive returns over ...

Crypto-keen Japanese Securities Giant Joins STO Association

Crypto-keen Japanese Securities Giant Joins STO Association

The Japanese cryptocurrency scene could be about to welcome another major player to the fray – after major securities and brokerage firm Tokai Tokyo became the latest member of an increasing...

New South Korean Crypto Law May ‘Force 190 Exchanges to Close’

New South Korean Crypto Law May ‘Force 190 Exchanges to Close’

While much of the South Korean crypto community is still celebrating the introduction of the country’s first-ever piece of crypto-specific legislation, others are warning that the overwhelmi...

MIOTA Outperforms Many Top 30 Coins As IOTA Mainnet's Switched Back On

MIOTA Outperforms Many Top 30 Coins As IOTA Mainnet's Switched Back On

After a rough few weeks, IOTA's mainnet is live again, pumping life in MIOTA as well it seems, as the coin outperformed many of its peers in the top 30 category today. After almost a ful...

USD Coin and Tether Issuers Expand Their Services + More News

USD Coin and Tether Issuers Expand Their Services + 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. Stablecoins news Major...

Dogecoin Outperforms Bitcoin as Broader Market Turns Green

Dogecoin Outperforms Bitcoin as Broader Market Turns Green

Dogecoin (DOGE), the cryptocurrency originally created as a joke in 2013, has been on a roll this year, gaining more than 70% from the beginning of the year until a peak in mid-February. Sin...

Crypto Market Sentiment a Bit Higher in 7 Days, but Brutal in 24 Hours

Crypto Market Sentiment a Bit Higher in 7 Days, but Brutal in 24 Hours

The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment for the top 10 coins by market capitalization has somewhat recovered, barely passing the score of 5. It has risen from 4.84 which we saw la...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 10

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 10

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...

IOTA Co-founder to Repay Hack Victims USD 2M as Network Prepares to Reopen

IOTA Co-founder to Repay Hack Victims USD 2M as Network Prepares to Reopen

David Sønstebø, the Co-founder of IOTA, stated that he will personally repay the victims of the recent attack on the network and that the mainnet will be back up tomorrow, March 10. Followi...