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CoinGeek - Kiva, a nonprofit company based in San Francisco, has partnered up with Sierra Leone government to launch a blockchain platform for recording credit history.

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XRP is currently positioning itself to be the dark horse of 2020, as the embattled token is now setting itself up to see massive near-term upside, which comes mere weeks after it closed 2019 with YTD losses of over 40%. Analysts are now noting that the cryptocurrency is fast approaching a key resistance line, with... on NewsBTC.


The Nervos Network, a blockchain platform with aspirations to solve challenges that are plaguing Bitcoin and Ethereum says that they are making $30 million USD commitment to motivate developers, according to a press release published on January 9th. The money will be available to developers or project leads through grants organized by the platform. There


The Libra Association, the non-profit organization overseeing Libra, has established a five-member Technical Steering Committee (TSC) to oversee and coordinate the technical design and development of the Libra network. - The responsibilities of the TSC are to direct the technical roadmap of the Libra network, form working groups to fast track research into specific issues, guide codebase development, and build a healthy and engaged community of developers. The association has said that the establishment of the oversight committee is an important step forward in realizing its vision of a self-governing and independent network. - A statement ... - - - - Get latest on bitcoin, ethereum, initial coin offerings, ICOs, ethereum and all other cryptocurrencies. Learn How to trade on cryptocurrency exchanges. - All content provided by Crypto Currency News is subject to our and .


Stablecoin Tether is reportedly okay with a merger of the three class-action lawsuits it currently faces



Three class action lawsuits alleging Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the bitcoin market have been combined in federal court, with the stablecoin issuer promising to fight the claims.



Bitcoin started 2020 in fine form. The BTC price opened the year at around $7,185 and, at the time of writing, sits just shy of $8,900. With the leading crypto asset posting consistent gains so far this year, a sense of bullishness has returned to the industry. The quadrennial Bitcoin halving and its potential impact... on NewsBTC.



Cointelegraph cares about the environment and is heartbroken by the wildfire tragedy in Australia. We are grateful to partner with OxygenSeven to accept BTC Donations that will go directly to the Australia Wildfire Fund.





The short-term bull market that Bitcoin has been caught within over the past couple of weeks has completely altered the sentiment amongst cryptocurrency investors for the better and has led to a strong sense of vitality amongst BTC bulls. The impacts of this 2020 uptrend have stretched beyond just shifting investor sentiment, as it also... on NewsBTC.




When world leaders gather in Davos next week, they'll confront an essential question, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire: Can they seize blockchain's ability to create value for people around the world?


Over 5,000 victims of the alleged crypto pyramid scheme Dunamiscoins petitioned the Ugandan Parliament asking to refund the lost money


Crypto Capital co-founder Reginald Fowler pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business Friday. Additional charges were dropped.



Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins for hot takes on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto.


Over the years people have made some pretty spectacular price predictions for Bitcoin and other crypto assets. They range from the rampantly bullish to the suspiciously pessimistic. Do such price forecasts benefit the crypto industry? Do they help to spread awareness about Bitcoin or simply serve as bait for gullible investors? Bitcoin Price Predictions are... on NewsBTC.








Telegram CEO Pavel Durov gave a deposition regarding the alleged violation of U.S. securities law by conducting $1.7 billion Gram token sale in 2018



The cryptocurrency community is currently exploding with exuberance, as Bitcoin may have broken out from its recent downtrend into a full-blown reversal, and the rest of the crypto space has seen altcoins going on hundred percent rallies reviving talk of a bull run once again. However, there are a number of similarities between the current... on NewsBTC.





SEC commissioner highlights China’s role as digital currency exemplar and wants to see similar innovation in the U.S.





The lens of decentralization reveals a number of elephants in the room that world leaders at the WEF are missing.



During the crypto hype bubble that rocketed Bitcoin and Ethereum into the public eye, making them household names and causing their values to reach all-time highs, the surge in prices was accompanied by a surge in search interest of people scrambling to find out what all the fuss was about, and to learn more about... on NewsBTC.




Though altcoins are spearheading the rally, Bitcoin is also likely to pick up steam and rise above $10,000 in the next few days




The U.S. SEC has charged Boaz Manor and his associates with raising over $30 million through a fraudulent ICO





Telegram launched its token sale because it was "short on cash" to pay for servers, the SEC said.








The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018.






















The bitcoin price is up by 10 percent in the past four days and after such a big rally, a short-term pullback follows. But, a top trader says it will take a lot for short sellers to hunt for longs in this environment, which could push BTC for an ever bigger rally. It will be... on NewsBTC.


Alethea to launch blockchain-based network to manage rights to AI-generated deepfakes







The CSA’s new guidance determines whether a crypto exchange is subject to securities regulations, and thus falls under derivatives law





Tron announces trusted setup for zero knowledge privacy features with forked Zcash code







Bitcoin's bulls have failed to make a solid move above $9,000, having briefly topped the psychological resistance level earlier on Friday.









New Hampshire state representatives have killed the legislature’s second attempt to accept crypto tax payments, saying that Bitcoin’s volatility is too high







Since Bitcoin (BTC) hit $20,000 for the first time in December 2017, analysts have been wondering when the cryptocurrency will break its next big price milestone next. The closest round-number milestone from $20,000 is arguably $40,000 or $50,000. Related Reading:Watch Out, This New Bitcoin Scam Is All Over Youtube While $50,000 is 450% higher than... on NewsBTC.


The Libra Association has formed a new, five-member committee to guide the technical development of the network







CME Bitcoin futures are preparing for fresh highs in open interest as institutional attention continues





Everstake, a Kyiv-based staking service platform, announced today it has joined the Neo3 TestNet Preview1 as a consensus node operator. This marks the beginning of decentralization for Neo3. As of June 2019, the Neo Foundation is no longer maintaining any consensus node on the Neo2 TestNet. Currently, the seven consensus nodes on Neo2 are operated […] - :


The exchange said it is discussing a strategic partnership with a Softbank subsidiary and Japan-based exchange TaoTao to work together to provide "trading services" in the country.

















The Civic Wallet is a noncustodial money transfer system that uses your face instead of complex keys.







ChainLink (LINK), the 17th most valuable cryptocurrency in the market, surpassed the $2.8 level for the first time since November 2019 after a 65 percent rally. With strong partnerships, ChainLink has maintained an active community of users, investors, and developers throughout the past year. It is one of the few cryptocurrencies to be down less... on NewsBTC.



Bitcoin succeeds in reclaiming $9,000 but its next move may not be so strong, warns Cointelegraph’s filbfilb




A number of startups are now trying to help retail investors make sense of the tax implications of decentralized finance.



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