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China’s largest newspaper refers to crypto asset VeChain as integral in the “From French Farms to Chinese Plates” food safety initiative. In a continuation of pro-blockchain sentiment, the People’s Daily publicize how blockchain is helping to restore consumer confidence in China’s food industry. Food Scandals In China The Chinese food industry is suffering a crisis - The post appeared first on newsbtc

The startup looks to boost mainstream crypto adoption by making it easier for developers to put crypto wallets in their applications.

Bitcoin price is struggling to recover above $8,800 and $8,840 against the US Dollar. The price is slowly moving lower and it is likely to decline sharply below $8,600. Morning’s bearish trend line is active with resistance near $8,775 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). It seems like there - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Cryptocurrency-friendly mobile banking firm Revolut looks to raise $500 million

The firm behind EOS, Block.One, announced that it will now use its 9.5% of EOS tokens to vote for block producers

COO Adam White has revealed that Bakkt is planning to offer a cash-settled Bitcoin futures contract alongside its existing physically-settled product

If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter at all, you know of the Bitcoin “HODL” meme. For those living under a rock, here’s a quick explainer: HODL, a misspelling of “hold” first found on the (in)famous BitcoinTalk forum, has become a battle cry for diehard BTC investors, who believe it is irrational to sell the asset. - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Messaging app firm Telegram has made a new plea to a U.S. court to drop an action brought by the SEC alleging its token is a security.

Satoshi smoke and mirrors clouds a new, anonymous 50 Bitcoin donation to privacy coin Grin’s general fund

Altcoins best bet for traders as Bitcoin stagnates

Thank payment processors for Bitcoin’s future success, Draper says

Bitcoin Suisse is joining forces with EU payment and transaction services provider Worldline to provide support for crypto payments in Switzerland

A new trial will examine if digitalizing fixed income securities with DLT can bring new efficiencies to the Asian markets.

Cat out of the bag for Ethereum’s Gods Unchained, which has beaten CryptoKitties’ volume record

There are now several competing approaches to building a new financial system, writes Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire. Which will governments embrace?

Australian crypto firm DigitalX Ltd. is launching a new Bitcoin fund open to wholesale and accredited investors

Bitcoin price is trading in a downtrend below $8,800 and $9,000 against the US Dollar. The price is currently declining and it seems to be struggling near the $8,840 level. Yesterday’s major bearish trend line is active with resistance near $8,920 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The bulls - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Ripple price is trading in a downtrend below the $0.2750 resistance against the US dollar. The price is facing a lot of hurdles on the upside near the $0.2740 and $0.2750 levels. This week’s crucial bearish trend line is intact with resistance near $0.2800 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Many have asserted that the first time Bitcoin futures were launched, a planned market crash followed. The exchange that launched those futures back in late 2017 is gearing up for more institutional products in two months’ time so what impact will that have this time around? CME Options Launch In January The Chicago Mercantile Exchange - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Northern Trust, a provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management, and banking, today announced that it has partnered with BondEvalue to deliver integrated asset servicing and digital solutions for fractional ownership of fixed-income bonds. Founded in 2016, BondEvalue’s regulated platform will facilitate the trading of fractionalized investable assets based on wholesale bonds, while Northern […] - :

Ethereum price is trading nicely above the key $182 and $180 support levels against the US Dollar. The price is currently facing many resistances such as $187, $188 and $190. Recently, there was a break above a connecting bearish trend line with resistance near $185 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Seemingly sidelining Libra for the time being, Facebook launches new fiat payment system

One study foresees China's blockchain investments surpassing $2 billion by 2023, with a compound annual growth rate of 65.7%

Litecoin (LTC) has been facing an ongoing influx of selling pressure ever since its mining rewards halving that occurred this past-summer, which sparked a deep-cutting sell-off in spite of the fact that many investors and analysts had believed it to be a bullish event. In the near-term, analysts are noting that they anticipate the cryptocurrency - The post appeared first on newsbtc

The crypto market is mostly trading sideways today, as Bitcoin fights to hold above $8,800

Ingenico Group, a global payment services company, and crypto payment technology provider and network Pundi X, have announced the two parties have completed the integration of Pundi X’s XPOS software with the point-of-sale (POS) APOS A8 devices of Ingenico. Leveraging blockchain to facilitate payments Through this partnership, merchants around the world using APOS A8, Ingenico’s […] - :

Paxos, the first New York regulated trust company for digital assets, specializing in bitcoin/crypto custody, trade and settlement, announced today new solutions that businesses can utilize to bridge between traditional and digital assets. Binance, the leading global cryptocurrency exchange, and blockchain ecosystem, will be the first to integrate its new fiat gateway solution. “Paxos is […] - :

Elrond, a recently launched blockchain network, announced today that its infrastructure will be used to anchor supply chain data on secure tracking management application TailPath. The TailPath mobile app, created by SupplyBlockchain, Inc. will benefit from the collaboration with faster transaction times, enabling real-time reading and writing of data at negligible fees. Through a development […] - :

Bakkt aims to offer cash-settled bitcoin futures before 2020 to complement its physically settled contracts.

Bitcoin (BTC) has continued inching lower following its recent bearish break below $9,000, which points to the possibility that bears are building strength as bulls fail to propel the crypto while it trades just a hair above its key near-term support level. Analysts are now noting that Bitcoin may soon incur further losses as it - The post appeared first on newsbtc

temtum, a quantum-secure, ultra-fast, and environmentally friendly cryptocurrency, today announced the launch of the temtum web wallet. The temtum web wallet is the first online wallet for storing the temtum cryptocurrency (TEM), advancing the company’s mission to allow any internet-connected device, from phones to cars, to conduct transactions. The temtum network architecture was built from […] - :

Bjarne Stroustrup, the creator of C++ programming language, has expressed disappointment in C++’s use in Bitcoin mining operation

Opolis, a project building a next-generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker, today announced a new partnership with Fortmatic to utilize web3 identity authentication. The partnership will allow Opolis members to easily access their employment accounts with their email or phone number and have their identity authenticated through Fortmatic on the Ethereum blockchain. Features of […] - :

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