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Justin Sun, Warren Buffett and Guests Finally Eat Dinner; TRX Jumps 12%

Justin Sun, Warren Buffett and Guests Finally Eat Dinner; TRX Jumps 12%

Just when the Cryptoverse thought it'd never happen, the long-awaited dinner between Tron's CEO Justin Sun and a crypto-skeptic billionaire Warren Buffett was finally eaten in late J...

Ethereum, XRP, and Other Altcoins Are in 'Proving Phase,' says Novogratz

Ethereum, XRP, and Other Altcoins Are in 'Proving Phase,' says Novogratz

Many cryptos, including XRP and Ethereum (ETH) are still in the 'proving' phase, says prominent Bitcoin (BTC) bull, Mike Novogratz, adding that these coins aren’t going to "succeed a...

Tezos Surges to Become Best-Performing Top 20 Coin

Tezos Surges to Become Best-Performing Top 20 Coin

Tezos (XTZ), one of the best-performing cryptoassets of 2019, has seen another surge again over the past 7 days, making it the week’s top-performing coin among the 20 most valuable digital a...

Fed Says it Is Looking into Possibility of CBDC Issuance

Fed Says it Is Looking into Possibility of CBDC Issuance

America appears to be the latest country to have had a change of heart on the matter of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs ) – with the head of the central Federal Reserve suggesting tha...

Mixed Sentiment as Analysts Look For Crypto Market Direction

Mixed Sentiment as Analysts Look For Crypto Market Direction

Bull market, bear market, or maybe altseason? Opinions are divided among crypto industry insiders on where exactly we are in the cycle, with some seeing a surge in prices ahead, and others r...

Crypto Market Sentiment Bounces Back; BTC, ETH, ADA in Positive Zone

Crypto Market Sentiment Bounces Back; BTC, ETH, ADA in Positive Zone

The cryptocurrency market sentiment has bounced back somewhat over the course of the last week, though still not reaching the score it got two weeks ago. The combined moving average 7-day ma...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 5

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 5

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...

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of January; Winners Aplenty

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of January; Winners Aplenty

The crypto market as of late has been enjoying a spring in the middle of winter. The second part of the first month of 2020 has brought a number of small and large rallies to a variety of co...

IOTA Co-Founder Threatens Legal Action as Catfight Intensifies; MIOTA Up 10%

IOTA Co-Founder Threatens Legal Action as Catfight Intensifies; MIOTA Up 10%

The bitter, public war-of-words between the co-founders of the IoT-focused IOTA Foundation has taken a new turn, with Sergey Invancheglo taking to Twitter to announce that he will launch leg...

China Worries Driving South Korean Central Bank to CBDC Research

China Worries Driving South Korean Central Bank to CBDC Research

The South Korean central bank is launching a second central bank digital currency (CBDC) team – a year after disbanding its first group of CBDC researchers. The central Bank of Korea (BOK) a...

XRP Outperforms Broader Market as Price Flirts with Key Barrier

XRP Outperforms Broader Market as Price Flirts with Key Barrier

XRP, the crypto token affiliated with the U.S.-based fintech firm Ripple, has outperformed the broader crypto market over the past 24 hours, with the coin posting the strongest 24-hour perfo...

Some DigixDAO Investors Doubled Their Funds By Killing DAO

Some DigixDAO Investors Doubled Their Funds By Killing DAO

The price of the DigixDAO (DGD) token rallied recently as the team is closing their decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) DigixDAO this quarter and promising to buy back DGD at a highe...

Litecoin Completes Bullish Chart Pattern

Litecoin Completes Bullish Chart Pattern

After surging well 20% over the past 7 days, litecoin (LTC) is now one of the best-performing coins this week among the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization. Over the past 24 hou...

Zcash Rallies as Changes to Mining Rewards Are Voted In

Zcash Rallies as Changes to Mining Rewards Are Voted In

One of the best-known privacy coins, Zcash (ZEC), has jumped on the news that its community has said 'yes' to changes to Zcash mining rewards, meant to support the coin's develop...

Facebook and Telegram Rival Line to Bring its Token to 82 Million Users

Facebook and Telegram Rival Line to Bring its Token to 82 Million Users

Line, one of Asia’s biggest chat apps, is set to debut its own digital token in Japan on Bitmax, its own crypto exchange. Per a number of Japanese media outlets, including Coin Post, the com...

Cardano Surges as Commercialization is Ramped Up, Team Returns from Davos

Cardano Surges as Commercialization is Ramped Up, Team Returns from Davos

Cardano (ADA) is once again making headlines after its price rallied over 8% in the past 24 hours, making it today’s best-performing coin among the top 10 crypto assets. As of pixel time (1...

Football Behemoths PSG Launch Token, Strike Crypto Deal

Football Behemoths PSG Launch Token, Strike Crypto Deal

French football giants Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have launched a club-owned token named $PSG in a bid to boost supporter participation. The move came just hours after the club stepped up its...

Bitcoin Cash Dev Tax Still Might Go Live Despite Roger Ver Revokes Support

Bitcoin Cash Dev Tax Still Might Go Live Despite Roger Ver Revokes Support

Bitcoin.com, an operator of a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) mining pool, said it will not support the so-called “dev tax” and will be working on another plan. However, some developers warn that the “de...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Surging, Rally Might Continue

Bitcoin and Altcoins Surging, Rally Might Continue

In the past few sessions, there was a strong rise in bitcoin price above the USD 9,200 and USD 9,250 resistance levels. BTC/USD even traded above USD 9,400 before it faced sellers. The price...

Altcoin Delisting Claims Some Surprising Casualties in South Korea

Altcoin Delisting Claims Some Surprising Casualties in South Korea

Some of South Korea’s leading crypto exchanges have apparently begun coin purges for low-volume tokens – but there could be a catch for the exchanges and the South Korean cryptocurrency indu...

XRP Remains in Red for the Week While Other Coins Surge

XRP Remains in Red for the Week While Other Coins Surge

XRP, the digital token affiliated with the San Francisco-based fintech firm Ripple, has been rather disappointing for investors this past week, as it remains in the red for the week while mo...

Competing Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Averted 'For the Time Being'

Competing Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Averted 'For the Time Being'

A pool of anonymous Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners decided not to start the competing pool “for the time being” and will continue to support the BCH pools after supporters of the controversial pr...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 4

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 4

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 Drops, BTC and ETH in Positive Zone

Crypto Market Sentiment Drops, BTC and ETH in Positive Zone

After three weeks of advancement upwards, the cryptocurrency market sentiment fell back a bit this Monday. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, Sentscore, for the top ...

Bitcoin Gold Suffers Two 51% Attacks, BTG Rallies 20%

Bitcoin Gold Suffers Two 51% Attacks, BTG Rallies 20%

On Sunday, Bitcoin Gold (BTG), the cryptocurrency that was forked from Bitcoin (BTC) in 2017, confirmed that it once again suffered a 51% attack (two attacks on January 23rd, to be precise)....

Ethereum, other programmable blockchains now sharing higher correlation with each other

Ethereum, other programmable blockchains now sharing higher correlation with each other

The cryptocurrency market embraced the new year by breaking out of dormancy to enjoy the market’s gains. Despite some corrections setting in, the positive outlook of the entire crypto-market...

Scammers Who Sold Coin '10x Faster Than Bitcoin' Now Jailed

Scammers Who Sold Coin '10x Faster Than Bitcoin' Now Jailed

A South Korean court has handed the masterminds of a scamcoin scheme seven-year prison terms. Per media outlet Newsis, a court in Seoul found two men, both aged 58, guilty of fraudulently se...

Ripple Slashes XRP Selling Even More After Raising USD 200 Million

Ripple Slashes XRP Selling Even More After Raising USD 200 Million

Ripple, an American blockchain company focusing on payments technologies, reduced sales of XRP from its escrow fund last quarter when it secured USD 200 million in funding. According to thei...

XRP Unmoved, as Brad Garlinghouse Discusses Ripple's IPO Once Again

XRP Unmoved, as Brad Garlinghouse Discusses Ripple's IPO Once Again

XRP remains unmoved as the market once again has been hit with speculations about Ripple's initial public offering (IPO). At pixel time (08:58 UTC), XRP, ranked 3rd by market capitaliza...

1.5 Billion People Might Have CBDC in Their Wallets in 3 Years

1.5 Billion People Might Have CBDC in Their Wallets in 3 Years

Around 7 undisclosed central banks, representing 20% of the world’s population, are likely to launch central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) in 3 years, a new survey by the Bank for Internat...

BAT ICO was fully compliant with rules at the time: Brendan Eich

BAT ICO was fully compliant with rules at the time: Brendan Eich

The United States’ Securities and Exchanges Commission [SEC] has already started to take action with regard to initial coin offerings this year. The first move this year was to charge a conv...

Cryptoverse Stunned as Jihan Wu, Roger Ver Sign a Threat to Bitcoin Cash Miners

Cryptoverse Stunned as Jihan Wu, Roger Ver Sign a Threat to Bitcoin Cash Miners

As a group of mining pools announced their infrastructure funding plan for Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the crypto industry players are discussing if this is a dictatorial move, if it's a soft wo...

A Step-by-step Guide for Central Bankers to Launch CBDC

A Step-by-step Guide for Central Bankers to Launch CBDC

Thinkers at the World Economic Forum (WEF) have drafted what they call a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) “walkthrough” for bankers and governments looking to launch digital fiats in the...

Binance Coin was 2019’s best performer; outperformed Bitcoin, Litecoin

Binance Coin was 2019’s best performer; outperformed Bitcoin, Litecoin

In its latest report, Binance Research addressed the market performance of Bitcoin, Binance Coin, and other large-cap crypto-assets, while also expanding on the correlation between these ass...

Ethereum Classic’s ETC Cooperative gets extended support from Grayscale Investments

Ethereum Classic’s ETC Cooperative gets extended support from Grayscale Investments

Grayscale Investments, a cryptocurrency asset management firm, has been making quite the headway in the crypto-market lately, with the firm announcing that the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust is now...

XRP records 322% growth in active addresses over the week

XRP records 322% growth in active addresses over the week

January continued to be a great month for the digital assets industry as the likes of Ethereum and XRP continued to record positive metrics in the market. According to Coinmetrics’ recent re...

Ethereum supply getting more distributed with time: Report

Ethereum supply getting more distributed with time: Report

Over the last decade, the digital assets industry has achieved enormous success; however, its reputation has often been weighed down by major lows. The hack of Mt. Gox was one of the first b...

Monero will continue beating the drum of improving privacy

Monero will continue beating the drum of improving privacy

Central Bank Digital Currencies [CBDC] have started to gain a lot of momentum ever since Facebook announced its plans for Libra last month. The latest development on the subject is news of t...

EOS’s 2019 DApp market stats reveal spike in active users, volume

EOS’s 2019 DApp market stats reveal spike in active users, volume

Decentralized Applications or DApps have become a significant part of the industry over the last few years. The world’s 2nd largest crypto-asset, Ethereum’s platform was at the forefront of ...

Litecoin network facilitated transactions worth $100B in 2019

Litecoin network facilitated transactions worth $100B in 2019

According to a recent post by Litecoin.com, the Litecoin Network has facilitated the transfer of over $100 billion in 2019 and was able to sustain its usage over the year, despite the wider ...

Cuba Considers Accepting Venezuelan Petro in Bilateral Deals

Cuba Considers Accepting Venezuelan Petro in Bilateral Deals

Venezuela is in talks with Cuba about using the Petro, the former’s state-issued, oil-backed cryptocurrency, in bilateral payments including trade deals. Per the Venezuelan state-run newspap...

Resurfaced Binance Whitepaper Change Prompts Transparency Questions

Resurfaced Binance Whitepaper Change Prompts Transparency Questions

After a significant change in the major crypto exchange Binance's whitepaper resurfaced, it raised numerous questions regarding transparency and accountability within the crypto industry...

Bitcoin’s Fear and Greed Index suggests BTC buying opportunity

Bitcoin’s Fear and Greed Index suggests BTC buying opportunity

The past week has been a difficult one for the cryptocurrency market, with many tokens recording a significant slump in their valuations. According to a recent report by Arcane Research, the...

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...