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After back to back weekly lows at $9800 and $9100, is a drop below $9000 imminent for Bitcoin?

After back to back weekly lows at $9800 and $9100, is a drop below $9000 imminent for Bitcoin?

It has been an exciting year for Bitcoin. Until a few weeks ago, when Bitcoin was breaking the shackles of the crypto-winter and surging by over 250 percent in three months, many would have ...

Ethereum developer calls the ETH bottom; leverages it on Ethereum v2 which is set to release in 2020

Ethereum developer calls the ETH bottom; leverages it on Ethereum v2 which is set to release in 2020

Ethereum’s price looks like it is undergoing a dead cat bounce. The price [in terms of USD] is slipping down and there is a possibility that it might revisit the bottom formed in December 20...

CoinBene teams up with MasterCard to launch card claiming to integrate ‘100% cryptocurrencies’

CoinBene teams up with MasterCard to launch card claiming to integrate ‘100% cryptocurrencies’

Crypto-debit cards failed to impress the community during the last bull run. However, the latest market recovery could swing fortunes in favor of these cards. With a growing number of mercha...

Jeremy Allaire’s Circle off to Bermuda, Indian government panel on cryptocurrencies and more

Jeremy Allaire’s Circle off to Bermuda, Indian government panel on cryptocurrencies and more

Crypto News – 23 July – Jeremy Allaire’s Circle off to Bermuda, Indian government panel on cryptocurrencies and more Don’t forget to follow us for our daily videos pic.twitter.com/AuQmG2eqqZ...

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse breaks down patent filed by Bank of America and Facebook Libra’s effect

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse breaks down patent filed by Bank of America and Facebook Libra’s effect

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, has been very vocal about his views on the Libra’s Senate hearing where David Marcus was grilled by lawmakers from all across the U.S. He has also expressed...

Did the crypto-winter lay the foundation for a stronger crypto-industry?

Did the crypto-winter lay the foundation for a stronger crypto-industry?

It’s no secret that while 2018’s crypto-winter crippled most of the ecosystem’s businesses, it highlighted blockchain’s silver lining and its potential to give life to non-crypto projects. I...

India: IMC’s recommendation to ban private cryptos does injustice to the country’s unbanked, crypto-community

India: IMC’s recommendation to ban private cryptos does injustice to the country’s unbanked, crypto-community

While India took a giant leap forward with the launch of its second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, it also took a step back after an Inter-Ministerial Committee recommended a ban on “private c...

Wait & watch: Bakkt’s BTC Futures will spur a wild ride for the Bitcoin Market

Wait & watch: Bakkt’s BTC Futures will spur a wild ride for the Bitcoin Market

Bakkt to the Future or Bakkt with Futures? The institutional cryptocurrency market was buoyed this week by the announcement from the Intercontinental Exchange’s [ICE] digital assets project,...

Ripple’s validator drama continues as community members huddle up to find an alternative

Ripple’s validator drama continues as community members huddle up to find an alternative

Ripple is very closely related to XRP, something which is a well-known fact. There is a blurred line between Ripple and XRP for some people; but for supporters, there is a clear demarcation....

Bitcoin and the ‘wild west’ crypto-market are entering their final phase, claims report

Bitcoin and the ‘wild west’ crypto-market are entering their final phase, claims report

Libra is a wolf in sheep’s clothing to Bitcoin. Facebook’s Libra was heralded as the harbinger of a massive wave of crypto-adoption. In light of Facebook’s well-established user base, widesp...

Bitcoin back below $10,000 as institutional interest-led FUD teases crypto-market

Bitcoin back below $10,000 as institutional interest-led FUD teases crypto-market

Bitcoin is back to the four-figure mark, dipping below $10,000 after the week began with a stutter. Following the Libra onslaught of the previous week, a massive correction was expected this...

Ethereum: Inflation-funding development a cause for concern in the ETH community

Ethereum: Inflation-funding development a cause for concern in the ETH community

Trouble is brewing within the ecosystem of the second-largest cryptocurrency in the market. Ethereum development can be funded via increasing, albeit temporarily, the inflation rate, somethi...

Crowd mentality, greed, no due diligence & FOMO responsible for 90% of blockchain projects failing after 2017

Crowd mentality, greed, no due diligence & FOMO responsible for 90% of blockchain projects failing after 2017

During Bitcoin’s peak performance in 2017, numerous projects cropped up to fill in various voids in the crypto-ecosystem in terms of functionality and stability. But, only a few could surviv...

Bitcoin chartists on the up-and-up as TradingView reels in 2.5 million BTC traders

Bitcoin chartists on the up-and-up as TradingView reels in 2.5 million BTC traders

They say art is relative to the times. Well, crypto-charts are certainly a unique form of art too. With Bitcoin’s price constantly fluctuating, the community often turns to stalwart chartist...

Tron falls by 11.44% in under 4 hours after Justin Sun’s ‘kidney stones’ announcement

Tron falls by 11.44% in under 4 hours after Justin Sun’s ‘kidney stones’ announcement

Tron, the tenth-largest cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap, has been on an uptrend recently. Rather, it had been, until the power lunch debacle. This morning, Tron’s official Twitter handle ann...

DigiByte’s latest hash algorithm, Odocrypt, claims to improve mining experience

DigiByte’s latest hash algorithm, Odocrypt, claims to improve mining experience

There is always a Yin for a Yang, with many major businesses swimming against the tide by integrating their operations with blockchain technology. Following a growing adoption rate, blockcha...

The Crypto and Libra world should get over the idea that U.S. Dollar is a stable currency, says George Gilder

The Crypto and Libra world should get over the idea that U.S. Dollar is a stable currency, says George Gilder

Former director of U.S. Mint, Ed Moy, and American investor and economist, George Gilder, debated the nature of sound money and how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, including Facebook’s L...

Tron Prices Rocked After Sun Postpones Buffett Lunch Meeting

Tron Prices Rocked After Sun Postpones Buffett Lunch Meeting

Tron prices have tumbled after the cryptocurrency’s foundation announced its founder Justin Sun had postponed a much-anticipated lunch meeting with one of the richest man in the world, promi...

Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong calls for a collective effort from crypto-businesses

Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong calls for a collective effort from crypto-businesses

Although cryptocurrency’s ability to become a global currency has been applauded by many, few understand its ripple effect on cross-border applications. A common example are OFAC rules that ...

Circle ventures to Bermuda for friendlier regulatory climate

Circle ventures to Bermuda for friendlier regulatory climate

Circle, the peer-to-peer tech platform, and its acquired crypto exchange platform, Poloniex has not been in very good shape and the past seven months have been quite tempestuous for the Bost...

XRP community celebrates as developer creates new tool to incentivize validators

XRP community celebrates as developer creates new tool to incentivize validators

XRP ledger node validators, who determine whether transactions meet protocol requirements, have been a hotbed of discussion for a long time now. Bitrue, Coingate, and Bitstamp are some of th...

Bitcoin may soon break out of the bear’s hold after 2 weeks of downtime

Bitcoin may soon break out of the bear’s hold after 2 weeks of downtime

26th June, 2019 marked the day when Bitcoin peaked at $13,800 to everyone’s delight. However, as the cryptospace braced itself for another bullish sprint and anticipated higher highs towards...

Justin Sun’s guest list gets a new addition, Bakkt to launch user testing for BTC Futures and more

Justin Sun’s guest list gets a new addition, Bakkt to launch user testing for BTC Futures and more

Crypto News – 22 July – Justin Sun’s guest list gets a new addition, Bakkt to launch user testing for BTC Futures and more Don’t forget to follow us for our daily videos pic.twitter.com/7xkc...

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 29

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 29

Below is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week. Have we missed something? Do you have information abo...

XRP addresses’ confusion with destination tags will no longer be a problem, thanks to Wietse Wind

XRP addresses’ confusion with destination tags will no longer be a problem, thanks to Wietse Wind

To quote Stephen Richards, “When we have reached the depths of despair, only then can we look up and see the light of hope.” The XRP community had been facing a real, serious issue over the ...

Crypto Market Sentiment: Deep within the Neutral Zone

Crypto Market Sentiment: Deep within the Neutral Zone

The crypto market sentiment measure, Sentscore, stands this Monday deep within the neutral zone, at 4.87, according to Omenics, a crypto market sentiment analysis service. The only coin in ...

Bitcoin’s fast approaching halving leads to an aggressive surge in prices; What will follow the surge?

Bitcoin’s fast approaching halving leads to an aggressive surge in prices; What will follow the surge?

Bitcoin, an asset like no other, has created a subset of cryptos which try to emulate it and be better than it in every way. Some have come close, while the rest barely scratch the surface. ...

XRP community calls out Wirex CEO’s ‘XRP is a security’ comment

XRP community calls out Wirex CEO’s ‘XRP is a security’ comment

XRP is not a security. And as Garlinghouse explained, “XRP is not a security for three reasons: if Ripple, the company, shuts down tomorrow, the XRP ledger will continue to operate; it’s an ...

India’s Inter-Ministerial Committee recommends ban on private cryptocurrencies

India’s Inter-Ministerial Committee recommends ban on private cryptocurrencies

While most countries have remained uncertain about cryptocurrencies and crypto-adoption, India perhaps leads the race in terms of keeping its citizens in the gray. With Right to Information ...

Bakkt to launch user testing Bitcoin futures today

Bakkt to launch user testing Bitcoin futures today

Bakkt, a global digital asset firm owned by International Exchange [ICE], announced that the organization will launch acceptance testing for its Bitcoin futures contracts today [22nd July 20...

Bitcoin tries to take away monetary monopoly from govt says former director of U.S. mint

Bitcoin tries to take away monetary monopoly from govt says former director of U.S. mint

The 38th director of the U.S. Mint, Ed Moy spoke about Bitcoin with Naomi Brockwell, the inherent decentralization that it brings to the table, along with other advantages. Ed Moy, well-know...

Tron hits a home run in the DApp game, beating EOS and ETH in weekly trading volume

Tron hits a home run in the DApp game, beating EOS and ETH in weekly trading volume

The grass is greener on Tron’s side due to the series of successful events the network witnessed from the time it entered the DApp game. Justin Sun, founder and CEO of the Tron Foundation sh...

Can Libra help boost crypto adoption? Coinbase CEO certainly thinks so

Can Libra help boost crypto adoption? Coinbase CEO certainly thinks so

Cryptocurrency’s position as a financial disruptor has been the result of operational consistency of the leaders in the ecosystem. Today, with mass adoption redefining the financial status q...

Justin Sun invites eToro CEO Yoni Assia for Warren Buffett’s luncheon

Justin Sun invites eToro CEO Yoni Assia for Warren Buffett’s luncheon

The latest personality in Justin Sun’s crew for lunch with Warren Buffett in San Francisco’s Quince, a three-Michelin starred restaurant, in Jackson Square, is Yoni Assia, founder, and CEO o...

Masternodes concept has been one of our big innovations, claims CEO of Dash Core Group

Masternodes concept has been one of our big innovations, claims CEO of Dash Core Group

According to CoinmarketCap.com, there are currently 2364 virtual assets present in the space but most of the users would hardly be familiar with each one of them. The top-10 cryptocurrencies...

What does it take to be part of the next wave of Bitcoin Billionaires? Tim Draper answers

What does it take to be part of the next wave of Bitcoin Billionaires? Tim Draper answers

As crypto ecosystem consistently redefines its new peak in terms of adoption, fiat investors and new players are seeking opportunities to be a part of the next wave of Bitcoin Billionaires. ...

Dash CEO reveals latest strategies to improve much needed mainstream adoption

Dash CEO reveals latest strategies to improve much needed mainstream adoption

Some cryptocurrencies are technically superior on the back end. Some are based on a blockchain network that attains a high level of security and privacy. Another virtual asset facilitates ra...

Korea alone estimates a loss of $2.3 billion from crypto-related crimes in just two years

Korea alone estimates a loss of $2.3 billion from crypto-related crimes in just two years

Following a data released by the Korean government, Korean news agency, Yonhap reported that crimes associated with cryptocurrencies have caused a financial loss of about 2.7 trillion won wh...

US Treasury Secy’s comments on Bitcoin being used for illicit activities refuted by Interchange co-founder

US Treasury Secy’s comments on Bitcoin being used for illicit activities refuted by Interchange co-founder

Bitcoin’s rise to the top has been peppered with several controversies and criticisms from different areas. This was again evidenced by comments from Steve Mnuchin, the Treasury Secretary of...

Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin’s price movement has been considered as one of the main indicators for analyzing the behavior of the entire cryptocurrency market. Some analysis also showed that Bitcoin was outperfo...

Bitcoin Vs. Libra: Is “trust” the secret to global domination?

Bitcoin Vs. Libra: Is “trust” the secret to global domination?

Bitcoin’s financial prowess can no longer be ignored and traditional leaders have to choose sides between the disruptor and the status quo. Capital venture investor, Tim Draper leads this dr...

XRP outperforms BTC, ETH; records the most number of transactions in the last 24 hours

XRP outperforms BTC, ETH; records the most number of transactions in the last 24 hours

Despite a lot of FUD surrounding Ripple, it continues to grow. The Brad Garlinghouse-led firm has developed itself to be one of the most ambitious blockchain companies which had continued to...

Bitcoin still the winner after week-long US Congress drama, says Interchange CEO Dan Hedl

Bitcoin still the winner after week-long US Congress drama, says Interchange CEO Dan Hedl

The cryptocurrency market had a chaotic couple of days over the past week after the congressional hearing surrounding the digital asset industry. Aside from price fluctuations, the US Congre...

Binance’s Helen Hai receives invitation for Sun-Buffett lunch

Binance’s Helen Hai receives invitation for Sun-Buffett lunch

The Tron foundation and the community are eager about the charity lunch between the CEO of Tron, Justin Sun and the investing mogul, Warren Buffett slated for July 25. Sun has an opportunity...

Bitcoin’s movement impacts Tron as it surges by 4.77% in an hour, along with other alts

Bitcoin’s movement impacts Tron as it surges by 4.77% in an hour, along with other alts

The cryptocurrency market on July 21 went green as Bitcoin surged, driving altcoins on an upward trajectory. The king coin noted a rise in its price by a little over 2%, following which Tron...

9 million XRP makes its way to Bitstamp exchange from an unknown wallet

9 million XRP makes its way to Bitstamp exchange from an unknown wallet

XRP had been the highest transacted cryptocurrency in the past 24 hours, leaving Bitcoin and Ethereum far behind in the competition. Whale Alert, the tracker of large cryptocurrency transact...

Banks are trying to gang up and get rid of Bitcoin, but tech wins all the wars, says Tim Draper

Banks are trying to gang up and get rid of Bitcoin, but tech wins all the wars, says Tim Draper

When it comes to crypto advocates, they are almost always certain about the bull market being right around the corner. Although most of their predictions were ridiculed until the mysterious ...

Bitcoin developer defends scarcity index amidst criticism from rival crypto-proponent

Bitcoin developer defends scarcity index amidst criticism from rival crypto-proponent

A lot of factors together contribute towards Bitcoin’s valuation. The most talked about factor is the Scarcity index. There can only be 21 million Bitcoins in the world, and ardent BTC suppo...

Is Facebook’s Libra likely to intensify regulatory scrutiny on Bitcoin?

Is Facebook’s Libra likely to intensify regulatory scrutiny on Bitcoin?

Facebook’s Libra continued to grace the headlines, with high-stakes questions regarding its potential risks continuing to dominate the news. Libra’s extensive scrutiny had corrected the cryp...

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse “very much agrees” with President Donald Trump’s views on Libra, Bitcoin

Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse “very much agrees” with President Donald Trump’s views on Libra, Bitcoin

Concerns relating to the cryptocurrency space have found a new dimension. Trump’s Twitter rant on the same while being highly criticized, also raised the profile of the cryptocurrency market...