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Hydro Protocol. an open-source framework for building decentralized exchanges, has decided to open-source three project libraries the team found most useful for interacting with the Ethereum blockchain. Beyond the three libraries open-sourced today, Hydro Protocol says more will be coming in the months ahead in an effort to give back to the community. The first […] - CryptoNinjas: Hydro Protocol open-sources its most useful tools for interacting with Ethereum


Sia, a decentralized blockchain storage platform, announced today the addition of a streaming endpoint. Users can now stream their favorite content from a fast, cost-effective and fully decentralized network. Prior to this, Sia could only be used to store files but there is a lot more potential to it. The Sia team affirms that streaming […] - CryptoNinjas: Decentralized storage platform Sia adds streaming video endpoint


Bitcoin prices on Friday are plunging after marking their highest levels in over two months, hurt by an improving outlook of the eurozone economy, the stronger dollar, and – none the least – the Coronavirusoutbreak in China. The benchmark cryptocurrency’s spot rate fell by 1.66 percent to $8,246.14 as of 11:20 UTC today. At the... on NewsBTC.


Crypto exchanges have come under fire for fabricating volume figures. Now, researchers are looking at other ways to measure dominance using cold wallets


Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead.


Tether launches a gold-backed stablecoin while trading on Bitfinex has already started


The Supreme Court of India has this listened to further hearings in the landmark case against the central bank’s ban on banks’ dealings with crypto-related businesses.


The New York Times, working with IBM to create The News Provenance Project, has been looking at the rise of misinformation.


The UK-based cryptocurrency has incentivized millions of new people to begin exploring how easy it is to use ETN and begin understanding the benefits of alternative paths to financial inclusion. The world is changing quickly. Technology is revolutionizing the way we live and go about our daily routine. Start-ups are disrupting every sector we can […] - CryptoNinjas: Electroneum launches ETN Rewards to replace cloud mining


Ripple's XRP, the third-largest digital asset with the current market value of $9.4 billion has lost over 5% in recent 24 hours and hit the low of $0.


5G expected to change the face of cryptocurrency-based payments in the average consumer space within the next five years. China Telecom is already working on blockchain technology-based projects that will use 5G SIM cards to transact cryptocurrencies.


The man thought to be behind notorious cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e, which is involved in a multi-billion Bitcoin fraud case, will be extradited to France.


ArcBlock, a custom blockchain development platform, today announced the official release of its Token Swap Service and asset chain. From today, ArcBlock users and developers will have access to fully utilize token swap operations for their applications, services, and utility. The ArcBlock team says they will soon be deploying additional swap service instances in more […] - CryptoNinjas: DApp platform ArcBlock launches native token swap service and asset chain


Bitcoin's price pullback has gathered steam in the last 24 hours, erasing a major portion of the cryptocurrency's recent gains.


In an unexpected turn of events, Japanese lawmakers are set to propose a digital yen


Tether, the company behind USDT stablecoin, has announced in a press release the launch of a new product called Tether Gold (XAU₮), that offers the security of a digital asset pegged to physical gold (XAU).According to...


The Ripple CEO said at Davos that an initial public offering is seen as the “natural evolution for the company,” perhaps even this year.


There was a buzz at the Davos event about the advent of central bank digital currencies (CBDC)


The latest CV VC Top 50 Report has found a moderate rise in blockchain companies from 810 in the first half of 2019 to 842 in the second half


Research arm of Binance exchange compared data of 20 top digital assets


Since Bitcoin investors got a taste of parabolic price action in early-2019, during which BTC surged from the low-$3,000s to $14,000 in a few weeks’ time, they have been craving more. According to a Google Trends analysis, another parabolic rally is about to form again in the cryptocurrency market again. Considering historical rallies, this next... on NewsBTC.


In an attempt to expand its presence across the Asia Pacific region Australia’s trusted cryptocurrency exchange platform announced the extension of its services


Italian winery Vigneti Massa is launching blockchain-enabled caps for some of its wines, allowing consumers to verify the vines and vintage of individual bottles


Around 70 politicians from Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party plan to propose the nation issues its own digital currency.


Crypto derivatives exchange ErisX announced in a press release on Thursday that they are partnering with software firm Etale.With this partnership, ErisX members will be able to view real-time market data, and manage...


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The scalability problem within blockchain has seen the rise of layer 2 solutions that seek to solve a variety of scalability issues that exist within layer 1 blockchain platforms today. Take the payme


The U.S. budget deficit has shot up 55% as a percentage of GDP since the 1960s


Bitcoin traders and investors have been warned to expect bitcoin volatility this weekend due to Lunar New Year celebrations in China...


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Cryptocurrency exchanges are evolving in step with the new innovative trends that are becoming mainstays in blockchain technology. One particular exchange, BTCMEX, is tapping several modern crypto-tra


It's recently been revealed that HEX can be stored on Ledger. The controversial altcoin has often been likened to a ponzi scheme.


Nym Technologies CEO Harry Halpin speaks to CoinDesk's Leigh Cuen about the waning power of the Davos elite.


Ripple’s quarterly sales dropped from $251.51 million in Q2 2019 to just $13.08 million in Q4 2019 due to removal of programmatic sales.


DMI, wholesaler of consumer-driven life and annuity products announces a new brand identity with a complete rebrand. As part of its rebranding efforts, the Company's name will change from DMI Marketing to a shortened version, DMI.


Anchorage, a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency custodian, has launched a new crypto-brokerage service for institutional investors, Anchorage Trading, and has also made its first acquisition


Social trading platforms make trading more accessible for anyone looking to get started with crypto. It is a modern approach to trading stocks and shares.


Air quality is the biggest environmental cause of disease and early death, according to the World Bank. PlanetWatch hopes to fix that.


Ripple sold $13 million in XRP last quarter – down 80 percent from its Q3 sales of $66.24 million.


.S.-based Workday has developed a blockchain solution for credentialing employees. Aneel Bhusri, CEO of the human resources technology firm, toldCNBCthat ‘blockchain is a technology looking for a problem to solve’. But he believes the company has identi


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WEF launched a new blockchain platform which aims to ingest blockchain-based supply chain data from several firms and visualize it on a neutral and traceable site.


At the launch, WEF said this is the first-ever public blockchain-based platform built to help businesses across industries respond to consumer demands for ethical and environmentally friendly products.


The bull rally that has been praised immensely this January appears have died and passed on the mantle to the bears who want nothing but to wreak havo


Analysts are noting that Ethereum (ETH) is approaching a technical support level that is brimming with buy orders, meaning a move to $200 may be inbound


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Markets: BTC/USD is currently trading at $8,307 (-2.5% on a day-to-day basis). The coin has been moving within a short-term bullish trend during early


The renowned crypto derivatives exchange, ErisX hasenteredin to partnership pact with Etale which is an institutional grade platform. The clients of the ErisX, backed by investing powerhouse TD Ameritrade, will now be...


According to CBInsights' report on investments in blockchain startups, total equity funding to the space fell by over 30% in 2019, with adoption of...



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A managing director at Grayscale Investments credits a recent boost in the cryptocurrency space to interest from institutions.


#Bitcoin price dropped below $8.5K, leading price briefly below the $8.3K support but bulls are working hard to defend the 200-DMA


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When cryptocurrency shot to our attention with the launch of bitcoin in 2009, it was met with a mixed reception. Some people believed that it was the


Bitcoin price failed to stay above the key $8,500 support area and extended its decline against the US Dollar. BTC price is likely to continue lower towards $8,000 or $7,880. Bitcoin started a strong corrective decrease from the $9,200 resistance area. The price broke the key $8,500 and $8,470 support levels to move further into... on NewsBTC.


Ether is the highest correlated digital asset – Binance Research Tezos is the least correlated digital asset BNB, XRP EOS, and LTC showed high correlation Ethereum News Today – a new study has been conducted to determine the coin with the most market corr


Crypto exchange Binance announced its support for Numbers mission to create an open, transparent and traceable data system by investing in the blockchain startup.Based in Taiwan, Numbers is a blockchain protocol...


Ripple extended its decline and broke the key $0.2270 support against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin below $8,500. XRP price is now at a risk of more losses towards $0.2050 or $0.2000. Ripple price is gaining bearish momentum and it is now well below $0.2300 against the US dollar. The price is trading near... on NewsBTC.


BlockFi recently announced it would make changes to the interest they pay for bitcoin and ether deposits.


Ethereum price is declining and it recently broke the $160 support, similar to bitcoin. ETH price is likely to continue lower below the $158 and $155 support levels in the near term. Ether price is showing a few bearish signs below the $162 level against the US Dollar. The bears seem to be in control... on NewsBTC.


So long ICO and your short-lived successor the IEO. It was nice knowing you. We’ll remember the good projects you spawned, but mostly we’ll recall the financial mismanagement, misaligned incentive


This post is a translation of the weeklycryptocurrencyanalysis by Block Insight, a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group (Tokyo, Japan). Monex is the parent of TradeStation Group. Summary Bitcoin (BTC) surrendered some gains after briefly surpassing $9


The bears are in control of the BTC/USD market for the third straight day. This Thursday, the price plummeted from $8,660 to $8,386.60.


A new era has begun in 2020 with a lot more possibilities and expectations. In the last decade, blockchain has gathered a lot of buzzes, both favorable and non-favorable bites. The technology is anticipated to bring a new horizon to the digital world. The


Platforms offering debit cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrency have enjoyed growing popularity in the crypto community. They provide a payment



Modern crypto exchanges often have audited financials, chief compliance officers, and seek out regulators without hesitation. Will insurance be the next step?


ErisX Etale trading solution aims to bring institutional-grade service to the average trader. Etale is an institutional digital asset trading services provider,


For central bank issued currency, private sector tech offers many advantages.


These three technologies will mark a before and after in the banking sector in the years to come.


The convergence of two Bitcoin trendlines formed over five years coincides with BTC's upcoming halving event – signaling that “fireworks” could be imminent.


Ripple raised the highest amount of funding among blockchain companies last year, according to a report by CB Insights. Ripple Raises $200 Million at a


A privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin's largest to date has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.


MyEtherWallet (MEW) users are now able to send and receive ETH and ERC-20 tokens using their own personalized “human-readable” address instead of the standard 42-character public key. Unique addresses can be created on MEW in the form of “[name].crypto,”


Forty five per cent of US advisers were open to the idea of placing cryptocurrencies in their client’s portfolio in the next year.


The global crypto market capital has shed another $7 billion today, as Bitcoin and the wider altcoin market continue to struggle to find support. We're


Only a fraction of cryptocurrency transactions are used for illegal activity, but nearly all illegal transactions are done in the dark digital realm, and funding terrorism is made relatively easy


“Association pour le Développement des Actifs Numériques” (ADAN) is an association that will represent the blockchain industry before the authorities in France and Europe. “The Association for the Development of Digital Assets” was announced on January 14th, 2020 through a press release on the official ADAN website. Its job will be to represent the European


"Association pour le Développement des Actifs Numériques" (ADAN) is an association that will represent the blockchain industry before the authorities in France


Accused money launderer Alexander Vinnik arrives at French hospital


AT&T is defending its motion to dismiss claims that it failed to prevent the theft of $1.8 million in cryptocurrency, telling a California federal court that a technology consultant's arguments contain "critical holes" that sink his complaint.


In its latest quarterly report, crypto startup Ripple has revealed that it has considerably cut down on the sale of its associated cryptocurrency, XRP.


With its 2.1 bitcoin (BTC) puzzle still unsolved, a Phemex co-founder has offered a few clues to help in cracking the code. The crypto derivatives trading


XRP – the cryptocurrency with close ties to fintech company Ripple – had a rough 2019, posting yearly losses of over 40% that came about in tandem with a general rise seen by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Many analysts and investors alike had pinned the crypto’s bearishness on Ripple’s quarterly token sales, which appeared to... on NewsBTC.


A Kik representative will give a deposition before the court on Jan. 28 in continuing SEC case


The chairman of the securities market regulator of India urges exploration of the best possible usages of blockchain for security markets.


A new bill has been proposed in Hawaii which would allow banks to hold blockchain and other digital assets.According to the bill, a new chapter [...]


MIT Research Group Calls Crypto a Testing Ground for a Central Bank Digital Asset


Nevada further enhanced its leadership in the development of innovative financial products today when the


ConsenSys will be the "lead technology partner" for Covantis, a consortium founded by ADM and other massive agriculture companies.


Bitcoin will undergo its third halving event to date this May. The supply of new BTC released to miners with each block will reduce by half to 6.25 BTC. The impact of the event has been the source of much debate in the industry. For one analyst, lack of understanding may be hindering Bitcoin’s rise... on NewsBTC.


The founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, attended the World Economic Forum in Davos recently and met with many high-profile officials. This included


The biggest event on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and mining in Europe is taking place at an innovative venue — Music Media Dome.


ErisX customers will now have access to data and added trading features provided by institutional trading platform Etale.


Although Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper suggests that privacy was a design goal of the Bitcoin protocol, blockchain analysis can often break users’ privacy. This is a problem. Bitcoin users might not necessarily want the world to know where they spend the


Ren, an open protocol that enables the permissionless and private transfer of value between any blockchain, announced today it is now closer than ever to launching its mainnet. The impending launch follows last year’s release of a working testnet and launch of a developer portal. With the final stages of testing now underway, the goal […] - CryptoNinjas: Cross-chain private exchange protocol Ren inches closer to mainnet


Julius Bär, the third-largest private bank in Switzerland is expanding its digital assets product offerings to its Swiss-based customers in a bid to meet their increasing demand. Also, the financial institution is collaborating with Swiss-based FINMA-lice


Switzerland’s flourishing cryptocurrency and blockchain sector continued its expansion last year. But this did not stop renowned US economist ...


Ledger’s institutional security arm Ledger Vault will secure all ERC-20 tokens held by FLETA, a blockchain startup backed by the South Korean government.


Data shows Litecoin is not “digital silver” but a slight correlation between LTC and silver can provide insight into the digital asset’s future returns.


Hawaiian lawmakers have submitted a bill that allows banks to provide custody for digital assets.


After Bitcoin price rocketed last month from lows around $6,400, the crypto asset touched over $9,000 before falling lower to what a well-known financial market analyst says is “logical support.” Meanwhile, a tool designed by the analyst suggests that volatility in the Bitcoin market is reaching bear market lows, potentially signaling that an exceptionally explosive... on NewsBTC.


The South Korean military’s Military Manpower Administration has partnered with Raonsecure, one of S. Korea’s leading ICT security software companies, to


Chainalysis finds exchanges bolstering security but hackers refining attacks


The Syscoin Foundation and Blockchain Foundry, a core developer of the Syscoin blockchain, today announced their new partnership with the 2Tokens project, alongside blockchain companies including Ocean Protocol, Dusk, Odyssey, and others. 2Tokens aims to establish a set of clear rules and guidelines on how to deal with tokenization, and they will begin by identifying […] - CryptoNinjas: Syscoin and Blockchain Foundry join 2Tokens workshops to raise awareness of tokenization


The crypto space is a test tube of experimentation which may pave the way for a digital fiat asset, MIT’s crypto research group said


In this video from WEF 2020, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” discusses his push to digitize the U.S. dollar and the future of global currencies.


BitPay today announced that users on their platform will now be able to purchase cryptocurrency directly in the App with bank cards.


New York, the financial capital of the world, is also becoming the capital of blockchain litigation activity, according to a financial services law firm


Controversial cryptocurrency startup Tether has just announced the launch of a new crypto asset. The latest product from the company that brought the


Switzerland’s Julius Baer andSEBA Bankhave been working together to offer digital assets services to the former’s customers in the country. After forming a partnership last year, this week Julius Baer announced that a range of digital asset services is


Bakkt preps consumer app for 2020 launch while Pornhub starts performer payouts in Tether, plus a controversial, obligatory new dev fund in BCH.


Around 24 percent of British workers believe cryptocurrencies should be a subject taught in schools across the country. According to a Censuswide survey, 25 percent of Millennials said they are planning to invest in digital assets in 2020, while 37 percen


Companies are mainstreaming privacy, says Riccardo Spagni, better known as “Fluffypony."


BTC/USD is currently trading at $8,400 (-3.40%) in the afternoon in U.S. hours, as markets bears break critical $8500 price mark, allowing for a wave


Ripple dramatically reduced the amount of XRP it sold in the fourth quarter of 2019. The company's latest XRP Markets Report shows the San Francisco startup eliminated its sale of the digital asset on cryptocurrency exchanges altogether.


Tesla CEO Elon Musk is clarifying his thoughts on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. In a new interview on the Third Row Tesla Podcast, Musk says he's neither an advocate or a critic of the emerging technology.


Central banks have ramped up experiments to create their own digital currencies.


Covantis, a blockchain initiative focused on modernizing global trade operations, today announced the selection of ConsenSys, the Ethereum venture and blockchain technology company, as the lead technology partner to develop its platform. ConsenSys will leverage its enterprise-ready blockchain solutions and services, includingPegaSys Orchestrate,KaleidoandMythXto build the blockchain network on Ethereum. It will build a secured platform […] - CryptoNinjas: Convantis partners with ConsenSys to lead commodity trade platform development


At the largest Swiss financial fair, the (digital) future of the financial center w


2020 is expected to bring further development to the market and an increase in crypto asset adoption. Continue reading to find out more!


Bitcoin’s recent bout of sideways trading around the $8,600 region has resulted in a massive bear-favoring movement, with BTC now plummeting down towards the lower-$8,000 region. This movement has completely altered the sentiment amongst investors, with many analysts now claiming that the crypto will see significantly further losses as $9,200 begins to look increasingly like... on NewsBTC.


San-Francisco based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has added support for Proof-Of-Stake blockchain Algorand native token ALGO.


Global officials and economists at the WEF voice the fact that Facebook’s Libra pushed the world to start reconsidering the U.S. dollar as anchor currency


New blockchain-backed suite of tools and applications for musicians to launch in May 2020


New blockchain-backed suite of tools and applications for musicians to launch in May 2020


Greece's supreme administrative court found that a ruling to extradite alleged BTC-e operator Alexander Vinnik to France was lawful. Vinnik can no longer appeal the decision.


It seems like the banking industry is slowly adopting cryptocurrencies. A group of central banks has come together to assess the potential pitfalls of relying on digital currency, and one of them is the Bank of England. Central Banks Considering Idea of a Central Bank Digital Currency - The Bank of England is examining how it can adopt Bitcoin, and a delegation will be meeting other officials from various banks to review this. They will be meeting the European Central Bank, Swiss National Bank, Bank of International Settlements, the Bank of Canada, and the Sveriges Riksbank. They ... -


Swiss cryptocurrency financial firm Amun AG listed a derivative giving inverse exposure to Bitcoin on Switzerland’s leading stock exchange, Six Exchange


The community and core team of Arweave, creators of a decentralized data storage protocol, announced today the live launch of ARCA, a community-governed DAO that will develop and expand the Arweave ecosystem, project, and network. ARCA DAO is now live on Ethereum mainnet, with a membership made up of long term miners, developers, and backers […] - CryptoNinjas: DAO for blockchain storage protocol Arweave is now live


Aneel Bhusri, billionaire CEO of Workday, says two powerful tech trends will be key to careers. AI can predict the best jobs for us, and blockchain will help in the hiring process.



Penny cryptocurrencies have rebounded strongly in 2020 - and are likely to go much higher. We've found the 10 best penny cryptocurrencies to invest in...


Last year saw more cryptocurrency hacks than any other year – but the total amount stolen from exchanges has dropped.


/PRNewswire/ -- Mphasis (BSE: 526299; NSE: MPHASIS), an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, today...


Over the past decades, central banks like the Federal Reserve have failed to keep inflation rates stable. Bitcoin may benefit from this trend. After the cryptocurrency’s upcoming halving, after which the coin will have “economically indisputable reasons” to become a legitimately competitive store of value versus other world currencies. Connection Between Halving and Inflation May... on NewsBTC.


Despite optimistic predictions, Bitcoin still has a long way to go before it can compete with companies such as Visa. The fiat currency giant reported transaction volume of over $11.2 trillion in 2018, while Bitcoin network only managed to transact around


CasinoCoin, a blockchain-powered gaming ecosystem designed with users, operators, and regulators in mind, has announced the release of its new CasinoCoin Bankroll Manager application. The app includes built-in KYC and responsible gaming functionality, that allows users to manage their assets across all CasinoCoin operates in one wallet. Features include near-instant deposits and withdrawals, a typical […] - CryptoNinjas: CasinoCoin releases unified KYC-ready ‘Bankroll Manager’ wallet app


In contrast to high-tech banking and finance sectors, supply chain still relies on physical events, packaging layers, transportation assets.


Calibra’s David Marcus explained at WEF what is the primary purpose of digital currencies


Even though prices fell by the end of the year, the Ethereum network saw some big improvements.


Bitcoin prices moved below crucial support today. Is this part of a broader, downward movement, or will the cryptocurrency continue to rally in 2020?


Tether, the first blockchain-enabled platform facilitating digital use of traditional currencies, today announced the launch of Tether Gold (XAU₮), a digital asset providing exposure to physical gold (XAU). The XAU₮ token represents ownership of one troy fine ounce of physical gold on a specific gold bar. XAU₮, which is available as an ERC-20 token on […] - CryptoNinjas: Tether launches ERC20 and TRC20 gold token


There is blood in the street in the cryptocurrency market but trading vet John Bollinger apparently thinks that the bulls shouldn’t be worried


Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently shared his mixed feelings regarding the future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies during an interview with the Third Row Tesla Podcast.


imToken, a provider of crypto wallet and exchange platforms, announced today integration of a native fiat-to-crypto gateway powered by MoonPay. With wallets available on both iOS and Android, this added feature will allow imToken users in more than 40 countries to purchase BTC, ETH, EOS and other blockchain assets with fiat. Supported assets include: BTC, […] - CryptoNinjas: imToken wallet partners with MoonPay to enable crypto purchases with fiat


New Gartner research has found that 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives are set to remain at proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage until 2022.


Amun AG, a Swiss-based financial technology firm that creates financial on-ramps for the acquisition, trading and storage of cryptoassets, has announced the launch of its 21Shares Short Bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP). The new ETP is listed on Switz


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