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Japan Edges Closer to its First IEO – an NFT Platform

Japan Edges Closer to its First IEO – an NFT Platform

Japan is about to welcome its first initial exchange offering (IEO) – and yes, you guessed it, as with almost everything else that is currently happening in the crypto world, it’s non-fungib...

Enjin New Solutions 'Bring Scaling to Ethereum, Remove Fees, Support NFTs'

Enjin New Solutions 'Bring Scaling to Ethereum, Remove Fees, Support NFTs'

Ecosystem of blockchain software products Enjin (ENJ) has announced today a set of scaling solutions which they claim "remove gas fees from any blockchain" - the first of which is planned fo...

Tether's Supply Dominance Hits Record Low as USDC & Co Rise

Tether's Supply Dominance Hits Record Low as USDC & Co Rise

As USD coin (USDC) strengthens its positions, tether (USDT) is losing its market share, according to crypto intelligence firm Coin Metrics. That said, stablecoins, in general, are again on t...

Ex-Block.One CTO Larimer Makes a Comeback With Social Network Project

Ex-Block.One CTO Larimer Makes a Comeback With Social Network Project

Well-known blockchain developer Daniel Larimer is back with plans for a new, "logically decentralized" communication platform dubbed Clarion, being showered with both praise and criticism fo...

Crypto ATM Provider CoinFlip Adds Dogecoin, 'Validating Its Legitimacy'

Crypto ATM Provider CoinFlip Adds Dogecoin, 'Validating Its Legitimacy'

US-headquartered Bitcoin (BTC) ATM provider CoinFlip said it has added dogecoin (DOGE) to its 1,800-terminal network. Though it started out as the internet meme, "this announcement validate...

MoneyGram Slapped With Lawsuit Over Ripple, XRP Partnership

MoneyGram Slapped With Lawsuit Over Ripple, XRP Partnership

The money transfer firm MoneyGram is facing a class action lawsuit claiming that the company made false and/or misleading statements about its partnership with American blockchain company Ri...

Millions of F1 Fans To Meet Crypto.com As They Partner With Aston Martin

Millions of F1 Fans To Meet Crypto.com As They Partner With Aston Martin

Hong Kong-headquartered crypto platform Crypto.com has signed a multi-year deal to sponsor Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team, becoming its Official Global Partner - to "work together" ...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 9

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 9

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

Crypto Market Sentiment Leaves the Positive Zone; Only Tether Green

Crypto Market Sentiment Leaves the Positive Zone; Only Tether Green

Along with the drop in prices this past week, came a drop in the market sentiment as well. The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major coins fell out of ...

Cardano Meets Mary Today as ADA Still Occupies 3rd Spot by Market Cap

Cardano Meets Mary Today as ADA Still Occupies 3rd Spot by Market Cap

Cardano (ADA)'s Mary update is coming today, bringing native tokens, decentralized finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to the network. Meanwhile, ADA is keeping its recently c...

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of February; Binance Coin Wins the Race

Coin Race: Top Winners/Losers of February; Binance Coin Wins the Race

And the fields of green continued. Following a successful January for the most top 100 coins by market capitalization, February brought further gains, with only two coins - that's right,...

Grayscale Eyes Altcoins Amid Increasing Competition For Bitcoin Investments

Grayscale Eyes Altcoins Amid Increasing Competition For Bitcoin Investments

While Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are gaining traction in Canada, new competitors for Grayscale emerge, the company is increasingly eyeing altcoins. The major crypto asset ma...

DOGE Dips With Market While Musk Laughs at SEC Investigation Rumor

DOGE Dips With Market While Musk Laughs at SEC Investigation Rumor

The coin that could well be the memest of all memecoins, dogecoin (DOGE), continues swimming in the sea of red today alongside the rest of the market. Meanwhile, Tesla supremo and the mover ...

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins Consolidate Below Major Hurdles

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins Consolidate Below Major Hurdles

Bitcoin price tested the USD 48,000 support zone and climbed back above USD 50,000. The price is still trading below the USD 51,500 and USD 52,000 resistance levels. However, it is currently...

Digital Yuan Scammers Gathering Momentum as Token Rollout Nears

Digital Yuan Scammers Gathering Momentum as Token Rollout Nears

Police in China are warning that digital yuan-themed scams are starting to appear in the country with more regularity – as opportunistic fraudsters attempt to trick citizens out of their mon...

Binance Tests New IEO Format With AC Milan Fan Token

Binance Tests New IEO Format With AC Milan Fan Token

Today, major crypto exchange Binance tested its new initial exchange offering (IEO) format with the sale of AC Milan Fan Token (ACM) built on the Chiliz blockchain. The sale, hard-capped at...

Crypto.com Aiming to Hit 100 million User Target by 2023 as CRO Surges

Crypto.com Aiming to Hit 100 million User Target by 2023 as CRO Surges

The masterminds of the Crypto.com app said that their platform is experiencing “accelerated growth,” and is now expecting to reach the 100 million user mark by 2023, a milestone that it clai...

MoneyGram Says it Still Supports Ripple Despite Partnership Pause

MoneyGram Says it Still Supports Ripple Despite Partnership Pause

The money transfer firm MoneyGram claims its support for Ripple is still in place, despite an announcement that it will suspend the receipt of “market development fees” – but the two compani...

Japanese Lonely Hearts Warned to Beware Dating App Crypto Scammers

Japanese Lonely Hearts Warned to Beware Dating App Crypto Scammers

Japanese men aged 30-49 are increasingly finding themselves the target of sophisticated crypto scams that pry on love-hungry users via dating apps – with a national watchdog stepping in with...

Crypto Market Sentiment Remains Positive, Tether Drops

Crypto Market Sentiment Remains Positive, Tether Drops

This week, the average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for ten major coins remains positive at 6.25 out of 10, but it is slightly lower compared to the previous week’s...

Crypto.com's CRO Doubles On Sudden Massive Burn News

Crypto.com's CRO Doubles On Sudden Massive Burn News

The price of CRO, the native token of Crypto.com Chain, doubled in a few hours as Crypto.com said it will burn CRO 70bn as they're preparing for the CRO Chain Mainnet launch on March 25....

Bank of Japan’s Year-long Digital Yen Pilot Begins this Spring

Bank of Japan’s Year-long Digital Yen Pilot Begins this Spring

The central Bank of Japan (BoJ) is set to launch a pilot for a digital yen this Spring, although the central bank is still a long way from making up its mind on whether it will push ahead wi...

OKCoin Suspends Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV Trading, New ETFs + More News

OKCoin Suspends Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV Trading, New ETFs + More News

Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Fiat-to-crypto exchange...

Kiss Star Simmons Turns into Cardano’s Dr. Love, Denies Shilling ADA

Kiss Star Simmons Turns into Cardano’s Dr. Love, Denies Shilling ADA

Rock veteran Gene Simmons of Kiss has ended the week with (what else?) a flurry of crypto-related tweets. But after his previous bitcoin (BTC) endorsement and claims of dogecoin (DOGE) deity...

Bitcoin Hits New ATH, Ethereum and Altcoins Gaining Momentum

Bitcoin Hits New ATH, Ethereum and Altcoins Gaining Momentum

Bitcoin price remained well bid above the USD 50,500 support zone. BTC is rising and it is currently (13:00 UTC) trading above USD 52,000. It seems like the price might continue higher above...

Digital Yuan Must Dethrone Alipay, WeChat Pay Before Taking on USD - Researcher

Digital Yuan Must Dethrone Alipay, WeChat Pay Before Taking on USD - Researcher

Much has been made of the forthcoming digital yuan – China’s central bank digital currency – and its potential threat to the United States dollar, but a China watcher is saying that the toke...

Cryptopia Got Hacked While In Liquidation Due To a Hack

Cryptopia Got Hacked While In Liquidation Due To a Hack

Adding to the controversies surrounding New Zealand’s collapsed crypto exchange Cryptopia, the platform has allegedly been hacked again, allowing perpetrators to steal a further NZD 62,000 (...

Robinhood Suspected To Be a Dogecoin Whale As It Plans New Crypto Services

Robinhood Suspected To Be a Dogecoin Whale As It Plans New Crypto Services

The under-fire American trading platform Robinhood said it will provide customers “the ability to deposit and withdraw” cryptoassets and has claimed that it has no crypto holdings – despite ...

Cardano's Hoskinson Keeps Bashing Ethereum As ADA Outperforms ETH

Cardano's Hoskinson Keeps Bashing Ethereum As ADA Outperforms ETH

Cardano (ADA) Founder Charles Hoskinson has doubled down on his criticisms of Ethereum (ETH), claiming that the latter’s network effects mean “nothing” in the long-term. Hoskinson spent muc...

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Slightly, Altcoins Appreciated The Most

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Slightly, Altcoins Appreciated The Most

The average 7-day moving crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) for 10 major coins remains largely positive, and even improved further from last week’s 6.33 to the 6.43 today, according t...

Elon Musk Offers to 'Pay Actual $' If Dogecoin Whales Empty Their Wallets

Elon Musk Offers to 'Pay Actual $' If Dogecoin Whales Empty Their Wallets

After claiming that there's too much concentration in the dogecoin (DOGE) ownership, the world's richest person, Tesla founder Elon Musk has offered a solution. "I will literally pay...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins Showing Signs of Fresh Increase

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Altcoins Showing Signs of Fresh Increase

Bitcoin price remained well bid above the USD 45,000 level and it started a decent increase. BTC cleared the USD 47,000 resistance and it is currently (13:30 UTC) showing positive signs. Si...

Group of Men, One Company Indicted for Handling Stolen Coincheck XEM

Group of Men, One Company Indicted for Handling Stolen Coincheck XEM

Prosecutors in Japan have pressed charges against 13 people and one corporation accused of handling stolen NEM (XEM) tokens raided from the c.USD 530 million Coincheck hack in early 2018, st...

Amazon Building ‘Digital Currency’ Team for ‘New Payment Product’

Amazon Building ‘Digital Currency’ Team for ‘New Payment Product’

Just days after Jeff Bezos announced that his era, as the CEO, comes to an end at Amazon, the e-commerce giant, has indicated that it is prepared to explore the world of “digital currencies”...

No, Mastercard Is Not Adding Crypto Just Yet, It's About Stablecoins

No, Mastercard Is Not Adding Crypto Just Yet, It's About Stablecoins

Following in its biggest competitor, Visa's, footsteps, payments giant Mastercard said it "will start supporting select cryptocurrencies directly on our network." However, at least in th...

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fluctuate While Smaller Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin, Ethereum Fluctuate While Smaller Altcoins Rally

Bitcoin price extended its decline below USD 45,000, but downsides were limited. BTC is back above USD 45,000 and it is currently (13:00 UTC) showing positive signs. If the price stays above...

Cardano and Binance Founders Take Aim At Ethereum as ADA & BNB Rally

Cardano and Binance Founders Take Aim At Ethereum as ADA & BNB Rally

While Ethereum (ETH) maximalists are hard at work trying to compete for attention and investments Bitcoin (BTC) is getting, their competitors are now focusing on ETH's weaknesses. First,...

South Korean Central Bank: Build Legal Boundary Between CBDCs & Crypto

South Korean Central Bank: Build Legal Boundary Between CBDCs & Crypto

The South Korean central bank – the Bank of Korea (BOK) – wants Seoul to draw a line between central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and cryptoassets, and hopes the government will make an e...

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Further, XRP Leads

Crypto Market Sentiment Improves Further, XRP Leads

The beginning of February brought some much-anticipated optimism in terms of crypto market sentiment, as nearly all major coins have improved their moving 7-day average sentiment score (sent...

Bitcoiners Bristle as Musk-fuelled Dogecoin Rocket Re-enters Top 10

Bitcoiners Bristle as Musk-fuelled Dogecoin Rocket Re-enters Top 10

The coin of the moment is at it again – with dogecoin (DOGE) rocketing back into the top 10 tokens per market capitalization, and Elon Musk is again being linked to the meme-themed asset, de...

Net Detectives Wonder if This DOGE Whale Is Actually Elon Musk

Net Detectives Wonder if This DOGE Whale Is Actually Elon Musk

Internet sleuths are speculating that arch crypto trickster and the world’s richest man – the Tesla and SpaceX supremo Elon Musk – may be the secret owner of a crypto wallet crammed to brim ...

Musk’s Doge, Bitcoin Tweets May Spur Double-Digit Returns - Report

Musk’s Doge, Bitcoin Tweets May Spur Double-Digit Returns - Report

Billionaire and Tesla's head Elon Musk’s Twitter activity is not only stirring controversy, but it also triggers abnormal trading volumes and double-digit returns, according to a recent ...

Active Addresses Number of Tether's Tron Version Eclipsed Ethereum Version

Active Addresses Number of Tether's Tron Version Eclipsed Ethereum Version

There's a shift of tether (USDT) activity from the Ethereum (ETH) to the Tron (TRX) version, while the ETH version still has much higher daily transfer value, according to crypto intelli...

Ethereum Eyes USD 1,600, Bitcoin and Altcoins Could Keep Rising

Ethereum Eyes USD 1,600, Bitcoin and Altcoins Could Keep Rising

Bitcoin price remained well bid after it broke the USD 35,500 and USD 36,000 resistance levels. BTC even spiked towards USD 36,800 before correcting lower. It is currently (13:00 UTC) approa...

Former Social Media Giant Cyworld To Return With A New Token

Former Social Media Giant Cyworld To Return With A New Token

The erstwhile South Korean social media giant Cyworld is set to take a second stab at relaunching its business under new ownership – in a bid to retain its former glory with a new token. Per...

Cardano Upgrades On Its Way To Offer Better Tokenization Than Ethereum

Cardano Upgrades On Its Way To Offer Better Tokenization Than Ethereum

The Cardano (ADA) testnet is officially in the multi-asset era, announced Cardano development firm IOHK. On February 3, at 20:20 UTC, "we successfully forked & applied the Goguen 'Mary&...

Elon Musk Lights Dogecoin Candle Again, Removes Bitcoin From Twitter Profile

Elon Musk Lights Dogecoin Candle Again, Removes Bitcoin From Twitter Profile

The world's richest person, Tesla's Elon Musk, caused quite a stir throughout the Cryptoverse again, with his series of posts about dogecoin (DOGE), calling it "people's crypto."...

What SEC Crackdown? Japanese Giant SBI Starts Offering XRP Lending

What SEC Crackdown? Japanese Giant SBI Starts Offering XRP Lending

The bond between the Japanese securities and crypto giant SBI and Ripple remains as strong as ever – with the former’s crypto exchange extending its crypto lending offerings to XRP. SBI laun...

Binance Pay Launched 'Softly' and Binance Card 'Going Strong' - CEO

Binance Pay Launched 'Softly' and Binance Card 'Going Strong' - CEO

Major crypto exchange Binance has "softly, quietly launched Binance Pay" last Friday, currently in beta, said the CEO, discussing several other developing projects as well. While it's r...

Litecoin MimbleWimble Code Might Be Ready 'Early 2021'

Litecoin MimbleWimble Code Might Be Ready 'Early 2021'

Litecoin (LTC) MimbleWimble (MW) initial code may be finished by the end of March, with the activation to follow necessary audits and reviews, according to David Burkett, the developer of Gr...