Monday, October 14, 2019

Crypto Market Hardly Needs a Bitcoin ETF at This Time, Says BKCM CEO

Founder and CEO of crypto investment firm BKCM Brian Kelly has said that Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETF) are hardly needed for the ecosystem’s...

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Crypto and Blockchain News From Japan: Oct. 7–13 in Review

Japan, the second-largest source of traffic for global crypto exchanges to date, witnessed a number of industry announcements this week as the country hosted...

Crypto Markets Report Mild Gains, While Binance Coin Jumps 7%

Sunday, Oct. 13 — Bitcoin (BTC) continues to bounce around the $8,400 price mark, while most of the top-20 coins by market capitalization report...

Bitcoin Price Flatlines at $8.4K as Bollinger Bands Predict Breakout

Bitcoin price (BTC) bulls looked as if they were taking charge last week as BTC/USD rose by over $1,000, albeit momentarily.  Bitcoin rallied throughout the...

Bitcoin Price: Which Countries Have the Biggest Premiums?

Up until early 2018, major cryptocurrency markets the likes of South Korea and Japan demonstrated high premiums for Bitcoin. At the 2017 peak, when...

Bitcoin Will End the Reign of ‘Dictators and Toll Trolls,’ Says Tim Draper

Billionaire investor Tim Draper has stated that he expects Bitcoin (BTC) — combined with other technologies — to change how governments operate worldwide. In a...

NYSE Operator’s Crypto Platform Bakkt Finalizes Its First Acquisition

Bakkt, the much-anticipated digital assets platform operated by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has closed its first acquisition, a tweet from the company revealed Feb....

Skirting the Great Wall: The Checkered Saga of Crypto in China, 2013-2017

Take a quick look at CnLedger, a Twitter-based Chinese crypto news information source, and a tweet pinned at the top of its profile might...

UNICEF Launches Cryptocurrency Fund Supported by Ethereum Foundation

UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, has launched a cryptocurrency fund to support open source technology “benefiting children and young people around the world.” According...

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Price Analysis 20/09: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA

How are altcoins doing after the shallow pullback? Let’s consult the charts

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire: Crypto Space Needs Regulatory Certainty

The cryptocurrency space needs regulatory certainty and the current definition of cryptocurrency is too broad, said the CEO of crypto finance startup CIrcle, Jeremy...

Broker Launches ‘Trading Ideas’ Tool ​—​ Incentivizing Experts to Share Insights on Crypto

A contract-for-difference (CFD) broker says its platform is one of the first to operate in both crypto and fiat currencies — with a simple...

World’s Oldest Watch Manufacturer to Use Blockchain for Tracking Timepieces

Watch manufacturer Vacheron Constantin will deploy blockchain technology to track its timepieces

What Is Libra? Breaking Down Facebook’s New Digital Currency

Facebook has been in the news quite often over the past few years — and usually for all the wrong reasons. The social media...

Employees are Showing Interest in Wages Paid in Cryptos

Sage, a British tech firm, has commissioned a Google Survey, one that revealed many employees wouldn’t mind a portion of their wages paid in Bitcoin (BTC). The survey reported that upto 31% of the 1000 respondents...

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Accenture, Generali Launch Blockchain Solution for Employee Benefits

Ireland-based global consulting firm Accenture and Italy-based insurance giant Generali Group’s employee benefits unit have debuted a blockchain solution for employee benefits. The partnership...

Price Analysis 22/06: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and...

Ripple to Invest Up to $50M in MoneyGram Following New Partnership

Major money transmission network MoneyGram has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain-based payments firm Ripple, according to a press release on June 17. As...

Crypto Markets See Double-Digit Crash, Asian Markets Soar as Trump Delays Tariff Hike

Monday, Feb. 25: cryptocurrencies are today seeing a blood-red market rout, with virtually all of the top 20 coins posting losses of between 7...

Ethereum-Based ‘Wrapped’ Token Backed by Bitcoin Launches

Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC), an Ethereum (ETH)-based token backed by Bitcoin (BTC), has launched today, Jan. 31, according to a press release on the network’s...

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A Year After $20K, Blockchain Capital Exec Says Investors Will Regret Not Buying in Now

One year after Bitcoin (BTC) broke crypto industry records to hit $20,000, a partner at venture capital firm Blockchain Capital says that today’s bearish market...

Open Positions on Chicago Mercantile Exchange Bitcoin Futures Hit Record High

Open positions for bitcoin futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange have reportedly hit an all-time high

Chile-Based Remittance and Payment Firm CurrencyBird Joins RippleNet

CurrencyBird has reportedly become the first Chilean remittances company to the join RippleNet platform

Report From Former CFTC Chairman Calls for Advanced Crypto Regulations

A recent report published for the Brookings Institution is calling for enhanced regulations on cryptocurrencies. The report was authored by Harvard University fellow Timothy Massad,...

Colu Blockchain Platform Shutting Down, Buys Back Its Tokens

Colu Group subsidiary Colu DLT has announced that it is shutting down its blockchain-based Colu Local Network, and is offering to repurchase and burn the...

VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

Virtual reality (VR) startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers according to recent listings on employment website Greenhouse. The firm is looking for a senior...

Global Consulting Company Accenture Patents Two Solutions for Blockchain Interoperability

Global consulting company Accenture has patented two solutions focused on blockchain interoperability, according to the data published by the United States Patent and Trademark Office...

Bitcoin Hovers Оver $3,850 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Signals

Sunday, Jan. 6 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing a mix of moderate gains and losses on the day to press time....

India: Another Crypto Exchange Closes Due to Regulatory Pressure

Indian crypto exchange Koinex has ceased operations effective immediately, co-founder Rahul Raj confirmed in a blog post on June 27. Raj said multiple delays by government agencies...