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United States’ House Minority Leader says he likes Bitcoin; fears Libra’s illusion of decentralization

United States’ House Minority Leader says he likes Bitcoin; fears Libra’s illusion of decentralization

Gone are the days when Bitcoin was only discussed on bitcointalk.org between a few hundred people, or on Reddit where the discussion would eventually become an excuse for skeptics to diss on...

Ethereum Classic presents roadmap to improve DApp development and overall infrastructure

Ethereum Classic presents roadmap to improve DApp development and overall infrastructure

Experts of the cryptospace are making use of DApp services to simplify the entire blockchain process. Along these lines, Ethereum Classic’s [ETC] core development team has put forth an initi...

Vitalik Buterin proposes Ethereum Classic blockchain as criticism over considering BCH grows

Vitalik Buterin proposes Ethereum Classic blockchain as criticism over considering BCH grows

Ethereum ran into scalability difficulties, processing only 15 transactions per second [TPS]. Despite the much-hyped 2.0 version, which was all set to roll out next year, Vitalik Buterin had...

Fear-1, FOMO-0: Cryptoverse exhibits telltale signs of an investment hiccup

Fear-1, FOMO-0: Cryptoverse exhibits telltale signs of an investment hiccup

The cryptoverse has again found itself at the crossroads of falling market capitalization and sideways price movements, giving birth to a new wave of mixed emotions across the cryptocurrency...

Bitcoin’s long-term sentiment bullish, despite present market scenario screaming bearish struggles

Bitcoin’s long-term sentiment bullish, despite present market scenario screaming bearish struggles

If a newbie without any prior information about Bitcoin enters the cryptospace right now, he would probably take one step back, turn and sprint away from the community. While Bitcoin has bee...

Canadian town partners with Coinberry to provide residents the option of paying municipal taxes in Bitcoin

Canadian town partners with Coinberry to provide residents the option of paying municipal taxes in Bitcoin

Canadian digital currency platform, Coinberry, has partnered with the city of Richmond Hill to provide residents a choice of paying their municipal taxes in Bitcoin. On July 10, Richmond Hil...

Libra Hearing: 'Toddler With Matches and the Game of Trust'

Libra Hearing: 'Toddler With Matches and the Game of Trust'

On Tuesday, Republican and Democratic Senators were grilling social media giant Facebook over its plans together with at least another 27 partners to launch the Libra project. “Facebook has...

Banks, financial institutions unlikely to disappear despite disruption by digital assets

Banks, financial institutions unlikely to disappear despite disruption by digital assets

The cryptocurrency landscape has always been closely scrutinized, with its cons highlighted by several lawmakers across the world. While conceptualized as a decentralized alternative to main...

‘Panic Selling’ unfolds as major crypto-exchanges record massive Bitcoin outflows

‘Panic Selling’ unfolds as major crypto-exchanges record massive Bitcoin outflows

It has been a week to forget for the cryptocurrency ecosystem as the market cap of virtual assets collectively witnessed a major slump. Since July 10th, the market has recorded a collapse of...

How US Congress Can Make Stablecoins and Libra Irrelevant

How US Congress Can Make Stablecoins and Libra Irrelevant

It is well-known by now that U.S. lawmakers and now even members of President Trump’s cabinet are highly skeptical about Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin. And although regulators and gov...

U.S Treasury Secretary’s briefing a pleasant surprise for Bitcoin after it surged by 5% in an hour

U.S Treasury Secretary’s briefing a pleasant surprise for Bitcoin after it surged by 5% in an hour

Everyone enjoys a nice surprise. However, it won’t be surprising if Facebook and Libra have a different outlook on “surprises” at the moment. Over the span of 7 days, Libra has faced dire cr...

Will Libra’s example finally persuade U.S. regulators to embrace the digital assets realm?

Will Libra’s example finally persuade U.S. regulators to embrace the digital assets realm?

Libra’s regulatory mess is only getting started. In the past week, United States’ Federal Reserve Chair, Treasury Secretary and even the President have come out in vocal opposition to Libra....

Has the correlation between XRP/BTC and XRP/USD been severed?

Has the correlation between XRP/BTC and XRP/USD been severed?

Most altcoins tend to be correlated with Bitcoin. Sudden price movements will cause smaller altcoins paired with Bitcoin to do the same, which can be a boon and a bane for the project. XRP i...

XRP hovers below its December 2018 price; has the bull rally left it behind?

XRP hovers below its December 2018 price; has the bull rally left it behind?

Numbers and statistics define and explain almost everything we need to know in the financial landscape. For example, 2019 has been collectively accepted as a bullish year for the cryptocurre...

Binance is working with ‘local partners’ to set up South Korean fiat-to-crypto exchange

Binance is working with ‘local partners’ to set up South Korean fiat-to-crypto exchange

Binance is spreading its golden wings. The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is expanding its fiat-to-crypto base to South Korea. According to local Korean media outlet, BlockInPress, ...

Bitcoin: Washington’s war on Libra has not shaken the king coin off its bullish course

Bitcoin: Washington’s war on Libra has not shaken the king coin off its bullish course

Bitcoin is playing hide-and-seek with the Libra bears. For weeks on end, Libra has been the talk of the town, with Bitcoin getting little mention, but large effect. Despite being a Californi...

Bitcoin, altcoins continue to struggle as correction wave hits vital cryptocurrency market metrics

Bitcoin, altcoins continue to struggle as correction wave hits vital cryptocurrency market metrics

While the cryptocurrency market’s rollercoaster ride comes as no surprise to its users, the ongoing correction streak, in tandem with U.S. government’s resistance, has fueled the depletion o...

Huobi Won't Follow Binance's 'Radical' BNB Burn; Mulls Balanced Shift

Huobi Won't Follow Binance's 'Radical' BNB Burn; Mulls Balanced Shift

Singapore-based crypto exchange Huobi Global said it will not make a “radical” burn decision, such as the one their competitor Binance made, but will go for a "more balanced shift". This con...

US Treasury Secretary follows up on POTUS’ Libra criticism; Bitcoin under fire

US Treasury Secretary follows up on POTUS’ Libra criticism; Bitcoin under fire

Libra’s hopes seem to be hanging by a thread. Facebook has add yet another foe to its cryptocurrency project, the United States Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin. Picking up where the Presid...

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash post significant gains as tensions over Facebook’s Libra continue to simmer

Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash post significant gains as tensions over Facebook’s Libra continue to simmer

Bitcoin was moving north of its critical $10,300 mark, following prolonged losses that were speculated to be attributed to Facebook’s controversy-riddled, Libra, a project that has been at t...

Tron’s latest weekly report reveals details about much awaited ‘TRC20-USDT Incentive Plan 2.0’

Tron’s latest weekly report reveals details about much awaited ‘TRC20-USDT Incentive Plan 2.0’

Tron, the Justin Sun led cryptocurrency has been in the news multiple times for its updates and developments. The community, dubbed Tronics have also been active in the cryptocurrency ecosys...

Vitalik Buterin weighs Bitcoin Cash Vs. Ethereum for network scalability

Vitalik Buterin weighs Bitcoin Cash Vs. Ethereum for network scalability

With the rise in crypto adoption, heavyweights of the crypto ecosystem are moving forward with the aim to improve the existing security standards and speed, in order to gain an edge over oth...

Bitfinex announces revenues from margin trading funds dedicated to LEO

Bitfinex announces revenues from margin trading funds dedicated to LEO

Bitfinex was dragged into a controversy with Tether, the largest stablecoin, where the exchange was allegedly covering a loss of $850 million with Tether funds. The situation escalated in th...

Is Lightning Network’s ‘Justice’ stern enough for thefts that occur on Bitcoin’s 2nd layer solution?

Is Lightning Network’s ‘Justice’ stern enough for thefts that occur on Bitcoin’s 2nd layer solution?

Lightning Network, is so far, the best second layer solution that Bitcoin has witnessed in a very long time. BitMEX Research’s third article on LN dives deep into the punishment system for p...

Weekly chart of Bitcoin is dazed but John McAfee remains unfazed

Weekly chart of Bitcoin is dazed but John McAfee remains unfazed

The cryptocurrency tide changes very fast. At one moment, the market would be projecting signs of a clear bullish run and the next moment, a shift in trend would take over. The virtual asset...

Will David Marcus bring it home on July 17 as community waits with bated breath?

Will David Marcus bring it home on July 17 as community waits with bated breath?

Facebook clearly knows how to hedge its bets. Be it conquering the social media ecosystem or riling the entire world about cryptocurrencies with one systematic announcement on its in-house d...

Bitcoin CME futures take a hit after value drop, Justin Sun lists out future plans for Tron, and more

Bitcoin CME futures take a hit after value drop, Justin Sun lists out future plans for Tron, and more

Crypto News – 15 July – Justin Sun lists out future plans for Tron, Bitcoin CME futures take a hit after value drop and more Don’t forget to follow us for our daily videos#Tron #cryptonews #...

Will Ethereum-collateralized DAI resuscitate or will it collapse?

Will Ethereum-collateralized DAI resuscitate or will it collapse?

MakerDao’s stablecoin, Dai, which is collateralized with cryptocurrency [Ethereum by default], is collapsing, according to Preston Byrne. In his tweet thread, Byrne described that the peg fo...

Bitcoin CME Futures create an $800 gap over the weekend; Next stop – Lower lows?

Bitcoin CME Futures create an $800 gap over the weekend; Next stop – Lower lows?

Bitcoin CME Futures have witnessed an $800 gap followed by another $1,000 dip after opening on Sunday. The total gap of $1,800 [-15.51%] was created over the weekend causing Bitcoin CME futu...

Catching up or playing catch up? Justin Sun talks about Warren Buffett lunch

Catching up or playing catch up? Justin Sun talks about Warren Buffett lunch

While Facebook’s involvement with cryptocurrency has pulled in mainstream attention, it has overshadowed the decade-long innovations led by crypto technologists. In an effort to clear some o...

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 28

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 28

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...

Pundi X Partners With PoS Giant, Brings Crypto to More Retailers

Pundi X Partners With PoS Giant, Brings Crypto to More Retailers

Singapore-based blockchain company Pundi X claims it has made another step towards cryptocurrency adoption by integrating its technology into traditional point-of-sale (PoS) terminals, relea...

BitPoint discovers additional 250 million yen stolen in cryptocurrency

BitPoint discovers additional 250 million yen stolen in cryptocurrency

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, BitPoint, was all over the news recently following a 3.5 billion yen hack on the exchange. In recent developments, the exchange revealed that 250 million ye...

Justin Sun elucidates on upcoming plans for BitTorrent Speed and BTFS

Justin Sun elucidates on upcoming plans for BitTorrent Speed and BTFS

Tron and its CEO Justin Sun has made news multiple times in the cryptocurrency sphere with its developments and updates. In his latest interview with Crypto Love, Sun spoke about the upcomin...

Crypto in India endangered? Extended section of ‘draft bill’ circulated on social media

Crypto in India endangered? Extended section of ‘draft bill’ circulated on social media

The idea of virtual assets and blockchain has prospered in the West but on the other side of the world, not so much. India has been one of the major countries in Asia that has dented the pro...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Trend Turns Bearish

Bitcoin and Altcoins Trend Turns Bearish

This past week, bitcoin and altcoins struggled to continue higher. BTC/USD topped near the USD 13,000 resistance area and recently started a significant downward move below USD 12,000 and US...

Binance Coin tipping made available on Binance’s 2nd anniversary by CoinKit

Binance Coin tipping made available on Binance’s 2nd anniversary by CoinKit

Binance is officially two years old and is one of the most successful crypto exchange in the world with over 40 million visits every month. In lieu of Binance’s 2nd anniversary, CoinKit anno...

Binance’s research points to similarities between Litecoin and Dogecoin in wake of upcoming halving

Binance’s research points to similarities between Litecoin and Dogecoin in wake of upcoming halving

Binance Research, the research arm of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange recently released a report titled “Case Study: Merged Mining in Dogecoin and Litecoin”, which talked about s...

US Lawmakers Draft

US Lawmakers Draft "Keep Big Tech out of Crypto" Bill

American parliamentarians are moving fast in an attempt to stop major IT companies from offering financial services and issuing cryptocurrencies. The draft discussion bill (which you can rea...

Will Russia’s cryptocurrency and blockchain agenda catapult the country to new heights?

Will Russia’s cryptocurrency and blockchain agenda catapult the country to new heights?

Russia, with all its might, is one of the most dominant countries in terms of political presence and bureaucracy. However, its significant status did not resonate economically as Russia only...

Unclear path in regulations a roadblock to crypto companies in US: Winklevoss twins

Unclear path in regulations a roadblock to crypto companies in US: Winklevoss twins

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been influential in the crypto space over the last two decades. In a recent interview with Paul Vigna and Ben Mezrich, author of the book “Bitcoin Billionai...

Private key hacks can be avoided by quality key generation and customer awareness

Private key hacks can be avoided by quality key generation and customer awareness

Cryptocurrency assets are the first form of financial currency which does not possess a physical presence. They are lines of codes on the blockchain network which gets stored on a user’s cry...

In a bid to avoid US sanctions, Iran sought solace in Bitcoin and blockchain?

In a bid to avoid US sanctions, Iran sought solace in Bitcoin and blockchain?

Several countries across the world have joined the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency bandwagon, either in full or partial capacity. China, Russia, and Iran have made news in the cryptocurrency indu...

Tron beats ETH and EOS in the DApp game, surpassing the two in weekly trading volume

Tron beats ETH and EOS in the DApp game, surpassing the two in weekly trading volume

Tron network primarily focuses on creating entertainment-based decentralized applications and has seen a howling success in the same.Tron recently surpassed the 500 DApps mark and reported 5...

It’s game over for gold; crypto assets to capture a meaningful portion of $8 trillion gold market: Barry Silbert

It’s game over for gold; crypto assets to capture a meaningful portion of $8 trillion gold market: Barry Silbert

Although financial systems have built on gold’s enormous usability and scarcity, Barry Silbert believes that handing over the wealth to the future generations will involve less use of the hi...

Libra all set for a crucial week, as CEO of Calibra awaits hearing in Washington

Libra all set for a crucial week, as CEO of Calibra awaits hearing in Washington

It has been a long and exhausting week for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency after the imminent crypto asset ended up on the wrong side of most prominent people. Just this week, the social med...

Coping with crypto: The stages of Bitcoin acceptance

Coping with crypto: The stages of Bitcoin acceptance

Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market are more than an industry. For some it is a great new trend, for others, it is a channel to ‘stick it to the man’ and for the rest, it is wh...

Peter Brandt bets on parabolic rise of Bitcoin

Peter Brandt bets on parabolic rise of Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been jumping through hoops to escalate to its 2017 high, after which the crypto users predict a full-blown alt season. However, the price of the Bitcoin has been crashing one mom...

0X Exchange shuts down v2.0 contracts due to potential exploit; deployed patched versions

0X Exchange shuts down v2.0 contracts due to potential exploit; deployed patched versions

0x, an open protocol that enabled the peer-to-peer exchange of assets on the Ethereum blockchain, shut down their v2 Exchange due to a flaw in its Exchange contract which was identified by a...

Bitcoin slips by 4.89% in an hour; Litecoin and Ethereum go down the slippery slope

Bitcoin slips by 4.89% in an hour; Litecoin and Ethereum go down the slippery slope

A bleeding market was seen when Bitcoin suddenly fell by 4.89% in an hour, immediately pursued by the altcoins. Ethereum and Litecoin were the major coins that faced the falling king coin’s ...