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How Vintage Sardines Became Fishy Talk of Crypto Town

How Vintage Sardines Became Fishy Talk of Crypto Town

We talked about a number of interesting exhibitors at the Customer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas, but one participant has been stirring up the waters of the Cryptoworld lately wit...

Cosmos Surges on Coinbase Pro Listing

Cosmos Surges on Coinbase Pro Listing

Cosmos (ATOM), ranked 16th by market capitalization, surged after popular crypto exchange Coinbase Pro announced it will list the coin. As of pixel time (11:53 UTC), ATOM is trading at USD 4...

More Altcoin Mining to be Integrated by Mining Pools in 2020 - Report

More Altcoin Mining to be Integrated by Mining Pools in 2020 - Report

2020 will see the mining pools start to integrate more altcoin mining with huge market potential and risks, says token data and rating agency TokenInsight. The agency's 2019 mining indus...

Ethereum Classic Rallies Ahead of Agharta More Than Before Atlantis

Ethereum Classic Rallies Ahead of Agharta More Than Before Atlantis

As the 20th coin by total market capitalization, Ethereum Classic (ETC), is set to go through another upgrade, Agharta, in three days, its price is up by more than 30% in the past month, whi...

Monero Flips Tron, Cardano, Tezos, Breaks Into the Top 10

Monero Flips Tron, Cardano, Tezos, Breaks Into the Top 10

After jumping by 27% in a week, Monero (XMR), the most popular privacy coin, has broken into the list of the 10 largest coins. The 10th largest coin with a market capitalization of more than...

Litecoin Rallies, Binance Announces LTC/USDT Perpetual Contract

Litecoin Rallies, Binance Announces LTC/USDT Perpetual Contract

While there is no clear reason why did litecoin (LTC) rally in the past 24 hours, it is now the best performing coin among the top 10 coins by market capitalization. After lagging behind bit...

How Many Cryptos Died in 2019?

How Many Cryptos Died in 2019?

Data from various sites show that between 500 and a thousand coins have perished in 2019, and this number could in fact be higher. However, these sites disagree on whether 2019 saw fewer or ...

ICO Project That Ditched Blockchain Finalizes its Token Buy Back

ICO Project That Ditched Blockchain Finalizes its Token Buy Back

The small blockchain project known for its unusual announcement that it would buy back all of its native tokens and then shut down, is now in the final stages of the process, according to th...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Remain in Positive Area Despite Correction

Bitcoin and Altcoins Remain in Positive Area Despite Correction

Bitcoin price remained in a strong uptrend and it was able to climb above the USD 8,000 and USD 8,200 resistance levels. As a result, there was a solid rise towards USD 8,500 resistance befo...

XRP Correcting Gains After Rallying on Good News

XRP Correcting Gains After Rallying on Good News

On Tuesday, XRP, the native token of the Ripple Ledger and the third most valuable coin by market capitalization, is correcting its gains after a strong rally on Monday, prompted by positive...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 1

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 1

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...

Telegram News is a 'Massive Blow' to TON Investors

Telegram News is a 'Massive Blow' to TON Investors

Instant messaging giant Telegram confirmed that its TON Wallet will not be integrated with their messenger service, prompting comments that this is a "massive blow to TON investors." "At the...

G7 Member Issues Warning of Digital Yuan ‘Dangers’

G7 Member Issues Warning of Digital Yuan ‘Dangers’

Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has warned bankers in the country of potential problems caused by China’s forthcoming digital yuan launch – hinting that a Beijing-issued digital fiat could...

Tezos is The Worst Performer in The Top 50 Today

Tezos is The Worst Performer in The Top 50 Today

Tezos (XTZ), one of the best performing digital assets in 2019, is moving out and back into the list of the top 10 coins by market capitalization today after less than a month in this club. ...

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2019

Coin Race: Top 10 Winners & Losers of December, Q4, and 2019

2019 was most certainly an interesting year for crypto, with both bulls and bears coming and going quite often. We’ve seen the prices rally, including Bitcoin (BTC) making a historical jump,...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 52

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 52

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 is Back in Green

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back in Green

The cryptocurrency market sentiment continues giving us less activity than we’re accustomed to seeing, showing very slight movements up and down. As a short recap: the combined moving averag...

Lines Form Outside Petro-accepting Stores in Venezuela + More News

Lines Form Outside Petro-accepting Stores in Venezuela + 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 Long lin...

Hunt for XEM 526m Coincheck Hackers Intensifies, Several Men Suspected

Hunt for XEM 526m Coincheck Hackers Intensifies, Several Men Suspected

Japanese police appear to be close to a breakthrough in the ongoing search for hackers who made off with NEM (XEM) 526 million (around USD 400 million at the time and USD 17 million today) f...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 51

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 51

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...

Disappointing IEOs, Up To USD 150M IPO, Bitcoin ETF Battles + More News

Disappointing IEOs, Up To USD 150M IPO, Bitcoin ETF Battles + 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. Investing news BitMEX ...

Ripple Raises USD 200M From Tetragon, SBI Holdings & Route 66 Ventures

Ripple Raises USD 200M From Tetragon, SBI Holdings & Route 66 Ventures

Ripple, a San Francisco-based blockchain startup focusing on the payments technologies, announced that is raised USD 200 million in Series C funding from a group of notable investors. The fu...

FTX Token Rallies on Binance and Derivatives Exchange FTX Deal News

FTX Token Rallies on Binance and Derivatives Exchange FTX Deal News

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance invested in the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX, and FTX Token (FTT) rallied. The unspecified "strategic equity investment" into the company th...

Ethereum’s composability a vital issue going into 2020: Messari’s Selkis

Ethereum’s composability a vital issue going into 2020: Messari’s Selkis

Ethereum’s price in 2019 has seen a mix of highs and lows. After registering a growth of over 170 percent from January to 26 June, the world’s largest altcoin has now lost all of its positiv...

Zcash outperforms major cryptos as ZEC records gains of 12%

Zcash outperforms major cryptos as ZEC records gains of 12%

The cryptocurrency market noted a stable decline in prices over the past week. While Bitcoin [BTC] fell by almost 10%, Ethereum [ETH] fell by 18.17%. The king coin recorded a 24-hour trading...

MoneyGram's Success Depends on Ripple's Success - CEO

MoneyGram's Success Depends on Ripple's Success - CEO

While major money transfer company MoneyGram has already pushed more than USD 100 million through Ripple's platform, the blockchain-based startup's capability to lure more clients wi...

IOTA Pledges a ‘Bright 2020’ in New Roadmap but Market Is Unimpressed

IOTA Pledges a ‘Bright 2020’ in New Roadmap but Market Is Unimpressed

IOTA (MIOTA) prices have fallen in the past 24 hours – despite upward trends in most altcoin prices and the release of a new roadmap. At the time of writing (11:46 UTC), IOTA, ranked 23rd by...

Circle Prepares for Crypto Mass Adoption as USD Coin Trading Volume up 954%

Circle Prepares for Crypto Mass Adoption as USD Coin Trading Volume up 954%

Major crypto financial services firm behind the USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin, Circle , intensifies competition in the stablecoin market as the company estimates mass crypto adoption in 2-3 yea...

Is Bitcoin SV About to Sabotage Itself?

Is Bitcoin SV About to Sabotage Itself?

As a major crypto company warned that their users will not be able to receive funds to their Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) wallets due to the coin's hard fork in February 2020, people o...

Bitcoin UTXOs created found to have been slashed since June

Bitcoin UTXOs created found to have been slashed since June

After maintaining its position above $7000 over the past 2 weeks, Bitcoin briefly breached its support on 14 December. At press time, Bitcoin was above $7000 again, but the difference was ve...

Twitter Erupts after Tron's Justin Sun Evokes Greta Thunberg’s Name

Twitter Erupts after Tron's Justin Sun Evokes Greta Thunberg’s Name

Tron’s Justin Sun has sparked a Twitter storm by publicly committing USD 1 million to climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s cause. Sun was writing in the wake of the recent UN-led COP25 c...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 50

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 50

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...

1.6 trillion Bitcoin transactions facilitated over last 2 years: Report

1.6 trillion Bitcoin transactions facilitated over last 2 years: Report

Bitcoin and XRP were the world’s largest virtual assets going into 2019. However, while Bitcoin continues to dominate the market over the year, Ethereum did manage to overtake XRP on the cry...

Cardano Price is Bearish Despite Testnet Activation

Cardano Price is Bearish Despite Testnet Activation

Cardano (ADA) price fell over the weekend despite the platform launching its Incentivized Testnet on Sunday. After touching USD 0.037 on Saturday, the coin is now trading at c. USD 0.036 an...

Bitfinex’s Lightning node growing faster than any other: Report

Bitfinex’s Lightning node growing faster than any other: Report

Arcane Crypto’s research division, Arcane Research, recently published the 50th issue of its weekly update report this year. Among a host of topics, the report touched upon Bitcoin blockchai...

Cosmos Price Soars 12% in a Week, Second Best Performer in Top 20

Cosmos Price Soars 12% in a Week, Second Best Performer in Top 20

Today and in the past week, Cosmos (ATOM) is one of the best performing digital assets in the top 20, and is registering gains against BTC, ETH and the USD. At pixel time (14:34 UTC), ATOM,...

Most Central of All Banks Releases 12 Design Elements For a Wholesale Token

Most Central of All Banks Releases 12 Design Elements For a Wholesale Token

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), hosted by the central bank of central banks, the BIS, has released a report which informs developers and market participants how ...

Exit Scam Fears as Major Darknet Site ICO Promises 700% Growth in 6 Months

Exit Scam Fears as Major Darknet Site ICO Promises 700% Growth in 6 Months

Russia’s biggest darknet community, Hydra, has released a white paper as it prepares to issue an initial coin offering (ICO) that it says will see token growth skyrocket by 700% by June next...

Libra contributed to governments taking crypto-industry seriously: Nic Carter

Libra contributed to governments taking crypto-industry seriously: Nic Carter

The introduction of Libra was met with a lot of reaction from all corners of the crypto-space, with many hotly contesting the utility and functionality of Facebook’s crypto-project. In an ex...

Tezos Flips Stellar, Enters Top 10, Going for Bitcoin SV

Tezos Flips Stellar, Enters Top 10, Going for Bitcoin SV

Tezos (XTZ), a blockchain looking to establish itself as a smart contract platform with self-amendment and on-chain governance, just entered the top 10 coins club after raising 297% in a yea...

Russian Govt Official: Crypto Regulation is the International Issue

Russian Govt Official: Crypto Regulation is the International Issue

Russia should not “run ahead” of other countries and take the role of a global trendsetter in crypto regulation due to financial crime risks, according to Yuri Chikhanchin, the director of t...

XRP Price Up in a Week, the Only Top 10 Coin in Green

XRP Price Up in a Week, the Only Top 10 Coin in Green

On Thursday, XRP is still the only top 10 coin in green in the past week, outperforming not only Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). At pixel time (12:27 AM UTC), XRP is trading at c. USD 22 a...

XRP’s correlation to overall market fell towards November-end: Report

XRP’s correlation to overall market fell towards November-end: Report

The Bitcoin [BTC] market has lost 0.54% of its value in December 2019, with the king coin’s price movement recording recurring dips. A recent dip of 2.45% contributed to the price of the wor...

ZCash Outperforms Bitcoin, Ethereum as it Prepares For Blossom

ZCash Outperforms Bitcoin, Ethereum as it Prepares For Blossom

Zcash (ZEC), the privacy-focused cryptocurrency, is set to activate “Blossom,” a code improvement, in a mandatory system-wide upgrade today, and is among the best performing coins on Wednesd...

Bitcoin’s price will reach $100K by December 2021: Anthony Pompliano

Bitcoin’s price will reach $100K by December 2021: Anthony Pompliano

Bitcoin started 2019 with a valuation of $3,693, before climbing its way up. And while it peaked at $13,880 in June, Bitcoin has since been on a downward slope. Despite the fall, Bitcoin has...

Ripple Launches Xpring.io with Wallet and Brings More Updates

Ripple Launches Xpring.io with Wallet and Brings More Updates

Ripple is still on the role with developments it seems, as the California-based blockchain company now announced a developer portal, as well as a number of updates and additions to their to ...

Market Shrugs Off Maker's Problems

Market Shrugs Off Maker's Problems

Maker (MKR), the native token of MakerDAO, remains largely unmoved by the market, despite a potential major loophole in MakerDAO, the Ethereum-based decentralized finance platform, was expos...

Matic Takes 66% Route Down, Binance Investigates This 'Nightmare'

Matic Takes 66% Route Down, Binance Investigates This 'Nightmare'

After stellar performance, MATIC, the token of blockchain scalability network, Matic Network, suffered a 66% crash in less than an hour on Tuesday. And now, even Binance, responsible for the...

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 49

Crypto Listing & Delisting Announcements: Week 49

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...

Tezos Price Jumps 36% in a Week, Flips Tron, Cardano

Tezos Price Jumps 36% in a Week, Flips Tron, Cardano

After surging almost 36% in the past week, Tezos (XTZ), the best performing digital asset among the top 20 coins this week, is now ranked 11th by market capitalization (USD 1 billion), surpa...