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Ripple Sues YouTube (UPDATED)
9 months ago

Ripple Sues YouTube (UPDATED)

Brad Garlinghouse. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Bloomberg Technology Ripple, an American blockchain company focusing on payments technologies, has announced a lawsuit against the video sharing giant YouTube. (Updated at 19:06: the f...

Blockchain platform rolled out to add value to gaming apps
9 months ago

Blockchain platform rolled out to add value to gaming apps

Towards improving gamers’ experience, Vinetree Corporation, the firm behind GameTalkTalk, a South Korean gaming app, has rolled out a blockchain platform for gamers with new features and rewards. The three […]

Crypto Countdown: Exactly Three Weeks Remain Until The Bitcoin Halving
9 months ago

Crypto Countdown: Exactly Three Weeks Remain Until The Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin‘s halving is just three weeks away at this point, and with the critically important event happening so soon, the first-ever crypto asset is at an especially pivotal junction that could shape the future of the asset in the near...

Bitcoin News Roundup for April 21, 2020
9 months ago

Bitcoin News Roundup for April 21, 2020

Bitcoin drops thanks to the oil crisis while a hacker returns $25 million in stolen crypto. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily podcast.

Up 150% Chainlink & Tezos Lead the Crypto Recovery but for How Long?
9 months ago

Up 150% Chainlink & Tezos Lead the Crypto Recovery but for How Long?

Tezos and Chainlink each gained more than 150% since Black Thursday outperforming Bitcoin and just about everything else. Any discussion over the current pri...

Bitcoin Smart Contract Solution RSK Sees New Stablecoin and Leveraged Token
9 months ago

Bitcoin Smart Contract Solution RSK Sees New Stablecoin and Leveraged Token

A startup launched a leveraged token and a decentralized stablecoin on Rootstock, a smart contract solution based on Bitcoin’s blockchain. A startup has la...

Banks Could Intercept Your COVID-19 Stimulus Checks — Enter Crypto
9 months ago

Banks Could Intercept Your COVID-19 Stimulus Checks — Enter Crypto

Losses in the traditional banking system during the global pandemic, while crypto could act much better: Here’s why. Payments of $1,200 from the CARES Act ...

Most Important Chart Ever? Bitcoin S2F Combined With Reddit Rainbow Chart Emerges
9 months ago

Most Important Chart Ever? Bitcoin S2F Combined With Reddit Rainbow Chart Emerges

With Bitcoin’s halving less than one month away, investors are losing faith in the stock-to-flow model they’ve long subscribed to that suggests that the asset’s price should be pacing closer to $55,000. Recently, however, ...

China readies digital Yuan for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
9 months ago

China readies digital Yuan for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

China’s central bank has confirmed a test pilot of the digital Yuan, prepping for its launch ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Can Bitcoin’s Price Decrease Be Explained by the Oil Crash?
9 months ago

Can Bitcoin’s Price Decrease Be Explained by the Oil Crash?

April 20 marked an unprecedented event for the oil price, whose futures at one point traded at negative prices. While the price has rebounded since, opening at $20 the next day, the 99.99% daily decrease cannot be ignored and could have an ...

Stablecoins ride high while Bitcoin volume dips
9 months ago

Stablecoins ride high while Bitcoin volume dips

Crypto traders are hoarding stablecoins en masse, “waiting for the buy signal,” according to a report by cryptocurrency exchange Luno.

UK University Develops Blockchain Certificate to Protect Consumers from COVID-19 Risks
9 months ago

UK University Develops Blockchain Certificate to Protect Consumers from COVID-19 Risks

British researchers are trialing a new blockchain-based certificate designed to manage COVID-19 risks across supply chains. British researchers are trialing ...

Coinbase Taps Investment Banking Exec in Push to Bring $10 Billion in Big Money to Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency
9 months ago

Coinbase Taps Investment Banking Exec in Push to Bring $10 Billion in Big Money to Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency

Coinbase is hiring Barclays executive Brett Tejpaul to head its institutional coverage group, which was formed to focus exclusively on the needs of institutional clients. The new hire reflects the California-based crypto exchange’s effort...

Potential Losses Bitcoin (BTC) Poses to Grayscale Are Huge: Peter Schiff
9 months ago

Potential Losses Bitcoin (BTC) Poses to Grayscale Are Huge: Peter Schiff

Bitcoin hater Peter Schiff claims that Bitcoin has a potential to bring huge losses to the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust and to the whole crypto market

Gemini sets new financial standard with SOC 1 Type 1 examination completion
9 months ago

Gemini sets new financial standard with SOC 1 Type 1 examination completion

Gemini, a licensed cryptocurrency custodian, and exchange have achieved a new feat in the cryptocurrency industry. In a blog post on Tuesday, the company revealed it completed a SOC 1 […]

BitMEX Failing to Win Back Its Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Crown: Research
9 months ago

BitMEX Failing to Win Back Its Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Crown: Research

BitMEX continues losing its market share after the March 12 Bitcoin (BTC) price collapse that shifted the balance of power in the futures market

What Does The Negative Crude Oil Prices Mean for Bitcoin’s Future?
9 months ago

What Does The Negative Crude Oil Prices Mean for Bitcoin’s Future?

On April 20, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures for May delivery fell 305 percent to -$36.73 a barrel in the NY session.

Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls Need to Hold This Level or Price Gets Ugly
9 months ago

Bitcoin (BTC) Bulls Need to Hold This Level or Price Gets Ugly

Traders are expecting Bitcoin (BTC) to retreat. So far, they are looking mainly for shorts

Libra Adapts White Paper to Appease US Regulators, Hopes for Changing Tides
9 months ago

Libra Adapts White Paper to Appease US Regulators, Hopes for Changing Tides

Crypto pundits believe that the Libra Association has allayed most of the concerns put forth by regulators by updating its white paper recently. Following an...

AVA Labs Launches Framework for 'Internet of Blockchains'
9 months ago

AVA Labs Launches Framework for 'Internet of Blockchains'

The AVA blockchain protocol, founded by Cornell’s Emin Gün Sirer, has launched the “internet of blockchains.” A blockchain protocol designed by one of...

Bitcoin’s belief problem: Only 26% trust decentralized cryptocurrency
9 months ago

Bitcoin’s belief problem: Only 26% trust decentralized cryptocurrency

People are twice as likely to trust central bank issued digital currencies as decentralized cryptocurrencies, according to an Economist survey.

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