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Blockchain technology helps China cope up with Coronavirus

Blockchain technology helps China cope up with Coronavirus

Transparency, as well as privacy, are two crucial pillars that need to be respected during times of distress. With almost 1,770 fatalities in China, over 70,000 total cases reported, at pres...

Bitcoin could rise back to $10,350 before the week ends

Bitcoin could rise back to $10,350 before the week ends

Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has stolen the spotlight with its incredibly bullish movements this year. Touting its 42% year-to-date rise, BTC has a market value of $9800 at the time...

Ethereum, fueled by ‘golden cross’, could touch $290 this week

Ethereum, fueled by ‘golden cross’, could touch $290 this week

The golden cross which took place recently didn’t immediately project the violent pump expected by the market, though there might still be hope for ETH yet. According to CoinMarketCap, Ether...

Hedera Hashgraph posts gains as Tezos, Neo and Chainlink take a plunge

Hedera Hashgraph posts gains as Tezos, Neo and Chainlink take a plunge

Altseason might have to wait. After taking a plunge amid global sell-off in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin dominance is on the rise again. According to the latest data on the CoinMarketC...

Ripple’s SVP says he is better off with Bitcoin as ‘store of value’

Ripple’s SVP says he is better off with Bitcoin as ‘store of value’

Bitcoin‘s 2020 uptrend has been quite significant. The coin breached the $10k resistance, fell again and has been playing around the same limit for some time now. At the time of writing, BTC...

Crypto Market Sentiment is the Highest It's Been In a Year

Crypto Market Sentiment is the Highest It's Been In a Year

Despite a recent sell-off, today we find the crypto market sentiment with a score it hasn't seen in at least a year. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 7

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 7

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...

Alt season has officially begun: Does your bag have the winning alt?

Alt season has officially begun: Does your bag have the winning alt?

The word Alt season has been thrown around more often than expected. Investors in the ecosystem are eagerly waiting for another alt season, especially those who missed out on the biggest alt...

Bitcoin dropping off $10,000 perch isn’t threatening institutions

Bitcoin dropping off $10,000 perch isn’t threatening institutions

Bitcoin may be suffering from post-Valentine’s Day blues in the retail market, but with institutions love is still in the air. Last week, the premier cryptocurrency broke into its 2020 high,...

Ledger, Binance fell

Ledger, Binance fell "Victims" of Bull Run

A recent bull run in the crypto market left some industry players struggling to deal with the increased demand for their services. A major hardware wallet producer warned that their clients ...

Bitcoin Cash infrastructure funding plan wasn’t ‘signed’ by Roger Ver

Bitcoin Cash infrastructure funding plan wasn’t ‘signed’ by Roger Ver

Last month, BTC.TOP’s Jiang Zhuoer had announced his plan to implement an ‘Infrastructure Funding Plan’ (IFP) for Bitcoin Cash, which aimed to direct 12.5% of BCH mining rewards to a fund th...

BitMEX Bitcoin Futures spread chokes out competitors

BitMEX Bitcoin Futures spread chokes out competitors

While BitMEX has been a dominating force in Bitcoin perpetual futures for a long time now, platforms such as BitFlyer have also exhibited signs of rising liquidity. The Futures spread on the...

Litecoin might reach $90 before the month is up

Litecoin might reach $90 before the month is up

The second half of 2019 saw Litecoin depreciate by over 75%, and while LTC has seen over 120% gains since the start of this year, it’s also important to note its 52% gain since this time las...

What’s in store for Bitcoin in 2020? Here’s what major players are predicting

What’s in store for Bitcoin in 2020? Here’s what major players are predicting

Two months in to 2020 and so far, there have been plenty of predictions made on blockchain and cryptocurrency. In a recent panel discussion, Michael Carrier of Forge, Rod Hall of Goldman Sac...

Ethereum’s difficulty freeze proposal to squash Ice Age receives flak

Ethereum’s difficulty freeze proposal to squash Ice Age receives flak

Ethereum aka the World Computer’s migration to the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) from Proof-of-Work (PoW) chain is taking longer than previously anticipated. It’s obvious considering how huge the net...

Tezos, Chainlink continue positive trend as Ethereum Classic struggles near critical support

Tezos, Chainlink continue positive trend as Ethereum Classic struggles near critical support

As Bitcoin’s dominance took a dip, altcoins have posted major gains. Many lesser-known altcoins breached significant resistance levels as they rallied. As market observers anticipated for an...

Bitcoin’s May halving will produce a ‘very clear bull market’

Bitcoin’s May halving will produce a ‘very clear bull market’

There have been a lot of narratives spun around Bitcoin’s upcoming halving, which is slated to happen sometime in May 2020. For example, Galaxy Digital CEO, Mike Novogratz, in a recent inter...

Ethereum could push above $305 before March as golden cross emerges

Ethereum could push above $305 before March as golden cross emerges

Despite excellent gains this year, the looming death cross that Ethereum has been facing runs through the minds of concerned investors since September last year. However, the increasing fear...

Halving, altcoin rally and adoption ‘driving’ Bitcoin’s price surge

Halving, altcoin rally and adoption ‘driving’ Bitcoin’s price surge

Bitcoin‘s recent price fluctuation has created a lot of anxiety among crypto investors and traders. Having started at around $7,000 at the start of the year, the top coin has swung wildly ab...

India to embrace blockchain technology for voting system

India to embrace blockchain technology for voting system

Blockchain conversations are no longer limited to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. As blockchain is rapidly becoming unrivaled, this tech has been deployed in many sectors and across different ...

Bitcoin could rise past $11,200 by the end of February

Bitcoin could rise past $11,200 by the end of February

Bitcoin has seen some stellar performance this year, despite showing a dip in BTC dominance. Sporting a price tag of $9972 at the time of writing, Bitcoin’s dip under $10,000 might raise ala...

XRP could revisit $0.40 next month as correlation with Bitcoin increases

XRP could revisit $0.40 next month as correlation with Bitcoin increases

XRP performance marked nearly 90% gains since the start of the year. However, the bridge currency hasn’t touched the $0.40 level since July last year, though that might be about to change th...

DeFi’s Flash Loans: From overtaking Wall St. to assassination markets?

DeFi’s Flash Loans: From overtaking Wall St. to assassination markets?

DeFi, a moniker for Decentralized Finance has gained traction over the years, mainly due to its ethos. However, the projects built are still budding and hence products are often exploited. b...

With 6835 ATMs across the world, Bitcoin continues being ‘safe-haven’ asset?

With 6835 ATMs across the world, Bitcoin continues being ‘safe-haven’ asset?

Among 6835 Bitcoin ATMs, US alone has 4869 ATMs Bitcoin, in recent times, has been painted as the picture of a reliable alternative to fiat and a lot of recent events can attest to this stat...

Bitcoin & philanthropy: Mind the gap

Bitcoin & philanthropy: Mind the gap

Why was Bitcoin created? Because Satoshi Nakamoto realized centralized entities were failing the people they served. One of the world’s biggest banks, which stood firm from the time of Nazi ...

Bitcoin ETFs, while inviting billions in investments, might undermine BTC’s ethos

Bitcoin ETFs, while inviting billions in investments, might undermine BTC’s ethos

“If there was a crypto exchange-traded fund [ETF], I would buy it. I would buy it for my clients. But I don’t think it is good for crypto.” These are the words of Michael Venuto, Co-Founder ...

Ethereum’s gas usage hits year-high, strong fundamentals continue to drive price

Ethereum’s gas usage hits year-high, strong fundamentals continue to drive price

Ethereum has been trading at a level unseen since July 2019. Since the beginning of the year, ETH has doubled its valuation and at press time, it was priced at $272. While Ethereum just brok...

Hacked IOTA on 'Pause' During its Investigation; MIOTA Down 2%

Hacked IOTA on 'Pause' During its Investigation; MIOTA Down 2%

Things took a downturn for IOTA (MIOTA), as the network has been "paused," while its team is focusing on the developing situation of the hacked Trinity wallet. IOTA seems to be going throug...

XRP Surges After Ripple Signs Deal with Large Egyptian Bank

XRP Surges After Ripple Signs Deal with Large Egyptian Bank

XRP, the token associated with the U.S.-based fintech firm Ripple, today soared to its highest level in U.S. dollar terms since July 2019 after the company announced yet another partnership,...

‘Blockchain Alternative’ Hedera Skyrockets Over 200% on Google Cloud News

‘Blockchain Alternative’ Hedera Skyrockets Over 200% on Google Cloud News

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR), deemed as a blockchain alternative, has surged in the market over the past couple of days after news came out that the blockchain platform is working with Google Clo...

Here’s What Crypto-Related Lawsuits Can Teach Us

Here’s What Crypto-Related Lawsuits Can Teach Us

There’s a number of different ways one can get in trouble offering, selling or promoting unregistered and non-exempt tokens or coins, says Barrington Dyer, tech attorney and shareholder at P...

USD Coin Issuer Circle Sells Another Business + More News

USD Coin Issuer Circle Sells Another Business + 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. M&A news Voyager Digi...

Ethereum Grows on Gaming Dapps, Tron - on Gambling, EOS - Going Downhill

Ethereum Grows on Gaming Dapps, Tron - on Gambling, EOS - Going Downhill

Looking into the dapp (decentralized app) ecosystem, things are looking good for Ethereum (ETH) and Tron (TRX), but EOS doesn't seem to have the same fortune. "While [Ethereum and Tron] ...

Ethereum and Tezos Surge Most in Top 10 as Altcoins Rally

Ethereum and Tezos Surge Most in Top 10 as Altcoins Rally

Both ethereum (ETH) and tezos (XTZ) surged overnight to post double-digit 24-hour gains, positioning them as two the best-performing cryptoassets among the top 10 coins both over the past 24...

Japanese Crypto Exchanges Protest as Leveraged Trading Cap Looms

Japanese Crypto Exchanges Protest as Leveraged Trading Cap Looms

Cryptocurrency and blockchain industry officials have expressed their displeasure at proposed leverage capping at Japanese exchanges – as a consultation period deadline approaches. The count...

This is How

This is How "Bitcoin Only" Narrative Might Help Altcoins in 2020

A "healthier distribution" of the market is upon us, as a result of an eventual decline in Bitcoin (BTC) dominance and an altcoin bull run, estimated token data and rating agency TokenInsigh...

Litecoin Sees Slight Retracement After Completing Bullish Wave

Litecoin Sees Slight Retracement After Completing Bullish Wave

After seeing stellar performance in both BTC and USD terms since the beginning of the year, litecoin (LTC) is now experiencing a pullback that brought the price down to its 10-day moving ave...

Huobi Token Leads Top 20 as Exchange Joins LG on Klaytn Council

Huobi Token Leads Top 20 as Exchange Joins LG on Klaytn Council

Huobi token (HT), the native token of major crypto exchange Huobi, is the best performing top 20 coin today after the company announced it joined the governance council of Klaytn (KLAY) on M...

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 6

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 6

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...

Market Deaf to Tron’s Justin Sun Call to 'Buy His Shitcoin' as TRX Down 4%

Market Deaf to Tron’s Justin Sun Call to 'Buy His Shitcoin' as TRX Down 4%

Justin Sun, CEO of Tron, has said that the native coin TRX is a shitcoin. The price of the "shitcoin" fell 4% in a day. Sun, possibly inebriated, said in a short video by cryptocurrency podc...

OKEx's OKB Skyrockets on News of OKChain Testnet Going Live

OKEx's OKB Skyrockets on News of OKChain Testnet Going Live

On Monday, OKChain testnet and OKEx DEX have gone live, followed by a major jump in the price of OKB, the native token of major crypto exchange OKEx, of more than 30%. As reported late last ...

Major DeFi Milestone: Total Value Locked Hit USD 1 Billion

Major DeFi Milestone: Total Value Locked Hit USD 1 Billion

We have been reporting for a while now about the massive growth the DeFi (decentralized finance) ecosystem is experiencing, and today, the Cryptoverse saw another major milestone reached - t...

Ethereum Classic Turns Into the Worst Performing Top 20 Coin Today

Ethereum Classic Turns Into the Worst Performing Top 20 Coin Today

After a strong rally this year, Ethereum Classic (ETC) is once again correcting its gains and is the worst-performing coin among the top 20 digital assets by market capitalization today and ...

Don't Get Too Excited About Crypto Mom's ICO Plan, Lawyer Warns

Don't Get Too Excited About Crypto Mom's ICO Plan, Lawyer Warns

An audacious proposal from the American Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC)’s so-called “crypto mom” Hester Peirce to end the nation’s initial coin offering (ICO) impasse could come to...

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...