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Bitcoin halving has been the topic of discussion in the last few months as we have seen several predictions related to bitcoin halving that what effect it could have on the price value of the leading digital asset. The next bitcoin halving is not much far away as it will be held in May 2020. …
Amun AG has listed a new inverse bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) on Switzerland’s primary stock exchange SIX. It allows traders to short BTC.
Tether is issuing a new stablecoin as ERC-20 and TRC20 tokens, backing their price with one ounce of gold.
Electroneum cryptocurrency has launched ETN rewards and has moved away from cloud mining. By introducing ETN rewards, Electroneum aims to replace cloud mining. On its official Twitter account, Electroneum posts that we have come up with ETN reward that is something easier than cloud mining. As the Tweet reads: We’ve moved away from ‘cloud mining’ …
Bitcoin trading volumes increase in several troubled countries, proving that citizens are considering Bitcoin as safe haven.
New research conducted by Gartner reveals that blockchain in supply chain industry will fail to make an impactful impression at least until 2022.
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance pledged to donate 10 million Chinese yuan ($1.44 million) for coronavirus victims in Wuhan, China.
Amir Hossein Saeedi Naeini, an official with Iran’s ICT Guild Organization, reports that the crypto mining industry can boost Iran’s economy by $8.5 billion
The popular blockchain analytics company, ChainAnalysis, recently posted a review of how 2019 related to previous years in terms of cryptocurrency
The Ripple CEO said at Davos an initial public offering is seen as the “natural evolution for the company,” perhaps even this year.
This year, the IRS wants to know about your cryptocurrency transactions. If you’ve been mining, buying or selling your bitcoin, here’s what you should know.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos rejoins the crew for a look at advances in Lightning technology making new-user adoption easier at a tangible, but minimal cost.
Bitcoin Marketplace Pledges $30,000 and Launches Crypto Community Call-To-Action
Bitcoin payments also still represent a “tiny” fraction of global payments, according to Deutsche Bank.
Iran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has issued 1,000 cryptocurrency mining licenses since the introduction of the certification regime.
While the Indian Supreme Court hears arguments regarding a ban on banking services for crypto business, the prime minister awarded a crypto app developer.
Leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance’s estimated trading fee revenue in December 2019 was $18.7 million. The estimated trading fee revenue was calculated using CryptoRank.io reported volumes for December multiplied by average trading fees listed on the websites of the exchanges. The study which was conducted by CryptoDiffer revealed that the CZ-led platform was trailing behind the […]
Justin Sun and the TRON Foundation’s offices are litigating allegations of harassment, assault, and retaliation.
The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) network suffered from 51% attacks on January 23-24, as roughly 29 blocks were removed in two deep blockchain reorganizations (reorg).
Hundreds of customers went on a withdrawal spree after an Indian bank announced its revised KYC requirements. The bank’s action followed the decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to include the National Population Register letter as a valid KYC document for opening bank accounts. Customers are worried their funds could be frozen.
The TRON Foundation will dedicate the upcoming niTROn Summit to NBA player Kobe Bryant, who passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
Towards solving Bitcoin’s modularity problem, Blockstream CEO Dr. Adam Back alongside other crypto experts proposed new technology, a pegged sidechain.
Crypto traders are trying to determine why Ripple is moving 356,207,423 XRP worth $78.4 million. The San Francisco startup, which owns more than half of all XRP in existence, sent the XRP to unknow…
Wells Fargo’s John Stumpf got hit with a lifetime ban from the banking industry in an unprecedented action by a US watchdog. The bank’s former chief executive officer will also pay a fine of $17.5 million for his role in embroiling Wells Fargo in a massive fake-accounts scheme that sparked national outrage. To meet crazy …
Cyber thieves stole a total of $282,617,000 from cryptocurrency exchanges in 2019, according to a new report on crypto crime. The blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis cites eleven exchange attacks in which hackers made off with a wide variety of crypto assets, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC).
Chainalysis report revealed that 2019 saw a greater number of exchange hacks than previous years. However, despite a larger number of hacks the value of assets
According to Chainalysis, 2019 saw a rise in cryptocurrency exchange attacks, with hackers getting better at dodging security and obscuring loot.
With the new liquidity metric, Coinmarketcap aims to replace its traditional volume reporting.This introduces a period of getting used to the new statistic.
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Coinbase is by far the biggest exchange hoarder of Bitcoin, with second place Binance having holdings totaling only around 250,000 coins.
Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.
Independent Reserve will expand to Singapore to take advantage of its “overwhelmingly positive” regulatory response.
Economics experts gathering in Davos believe that digital tokens could transform the world of business and art – providing the capacity to “break down an Andy Warhol painting into a million different tokens.”
The breadth and complexity of the coffee supply chain globally makes traceability a pretty difficult principle to guarantee. The path of the beans is long and articulated: once they grow up they first reach the cooperatives, then move on to the export, shipping and import companies, face the roasting process, and then be managed by distributors and retailers, before reaching the end consumer.
In the wake of the Pincoin/iFan ICO scams in Vietnam, we take a look at the five biggest cryptocurrency scams to date.