Ripple’s CEO Worried About Regulatory Backlash Over Facebook’s Libra Plan

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Brad Garlinghouse, chief executive officer of crypto currency company Ripple, says he’s worried Facebook’s plans to enter the arena with its Libra digital coin will provoke harsher regulation of the entire sector. “You just want to make sure that you don’t get caught in the crossfire,” Garlinghouse said in an interview with Fortune in London […]

Litecoin Named Official Cryptocurrency Of The Miami Dolphins

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The Litecoin Foundation announced today that Litecoin has become the “Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins.” As cryptocurrency continues to be adopted by businesses, institutions and individuals across the globe, this unique partnership creates a powerful alignment between Litecoin and one of the world’s most recognizable sports brands in the Miami Dolphins. Launching for the […]

BitTorrent Speed Delivers Amped Downloads Through Tokenized Incentives

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BitTorrent announced the release of BitTorrent Speed, an exciting step in creating the world’s largest blockchain application for speedy uploading and downloading of files. BitTorrent Speed, software that connects and rewards users with BitTorrent (BTT) tokens, will be integrated into new downloads of the popular µTorrent Classic Windows client, the company announced today. “TRON has […]

BitTorrent now Accepted as Payment for NordVPN Products

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BitTorrent, Inc., a leader in peer-to-peer protocols and products, announced that NordVPN will now accept BitTorrent (BTT) as a payment method for users. NordVPN, which services more than 8 million customers with award-winning security and privacy products, adds BTT alongside an exclusive list of digital assets it accepts as payment. “BitTorrent Speed and BTT soon […]

EETH Could Rally If $116 Support Holds

Recently, ETH price climbed above the $125 resistance made an attempt to break $128 against the US Dollar. However, the ETH/USD pair failed to gain strength above the $128 resistance and later declined. It moved below the $125 and $123 support levels. More importantly, there was a break below the $121 level and the 100 […]

XRP Could Target Fresh Weekly Lows

Recently, there was a dip below the $0.3250 and $0.3200 supports in ripple price against the US Dollar. The XRP/USD pair traded as low as $0.3192 and later corrected higher. It moved above the $0.3220 and $0.3250 resistance levels. There was a break above the 50% Fib retracement level of the last slide from the […]

XRP and xRapid Success Disprove Critics

Sometimes back, news had it that Ripple may be in advanced stages preparing to roll out a product called Convergence. By integrating xCurrent, xRapid and xVia, into one seamless format, clients would conveniently ride on a certified secure and fast network. Though there was no official collaboration from Ripple endorsing comments from the Director of […]

ETH Calm A Day After Constantinople Delay

It is official, Constantinople is off. However, how the Ethereum Foundation and other developers failed to spot a weakness allowing Chain Security, to successfully split open the underlying code and expose potentially catastrophic errors begs more questions than answers. A level deeper and did it take Smart Security five hours to run analysis and publish […]

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP at Potentially Key Turning Point

Yesterday, we saw a decent upside recovery above the $0.3250 resistance in ripple price against the US Dollar. The XRP/USD pair even traded above the $0.3300 resistance area. A new weekly high was formed at $0.3384 and later the price corrected lower. It declined below the $0.3300 support and the 100 hourly simple moving average. […]

Tron Price Analysis: TRX Add 4.2 Percent, Accelerator Program Troubles

BTC and other coins may be struggling, but TRX is up 4.2 percent in the last day. While TRX is trading below 2.5 cents, the asset has found support at Oct 2018 lows. The first target will be at 4 cents in line with our previous trade plans. Tron Price Analysis While most investors are […]

Tron Project Accused of Misleading Developers in $1 Million Dapp Contest

Was Tron’s famous $1 million blockchain dapp development competition a con trick? The question is currently doing the rounds on social media these days. Redditor 9HIL collected pieces of evidence that show that Tron was misleading participants. The independent investigator substantiated that Tron firstly delayed its winner announcement and then changed prize payouts. For instance, […]

China Gets More Blockchain Censorship Powers Under New Rules

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has just introduced more regulations for companies dealing with distributed ledger technology. According to the official announcement the new guidelines will come into effect on February 15. In the typically draconian way the Chinese government operates, the new regulations demand that startups allow the state to access stored data. […]

Binance Continues Expanding With New Token Sales on ‘Launchpad’

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Crypto exchange Binance has shown no sign of slowing down during the year-long bear market as it continues to innovate and nurture projects to foster the embryonic industry. Its latest offering is called Launchpad which has been described as a token launch platform which helps blockchain projects raise funds and increase their reach in the […]

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Stall at $4,000, Arthur Hayes Bullish

At spot prices, Bitcoin may be facing resistance with some investors taking this reprieve to shed off their crypto holding after a year of steep declines. However, in the midst of this recovery, Mike Novogratz, the investor behind Galaxy Digital Holdings—a fund that ultimately plans to become a crypto friendly bank, is looking at the […]

Japan Reclassifies Crypto While Hong Kong Tightens Regulations

Two of the most crypto friendly nations on the globe have been revisiting their regulatory frameworks this week. Japan has reclassified its terminology of cryptocurrencies while over in Hong Kong regulators want more oversight on exchanges and crypto companies. FSA to Change Moniker for Crypto Japan’s Financial Services Agency has made moves to label Bitcoin […]

Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

Blockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors. Because apparently, they were not allowed to raise funds in the first place. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after these startups for reportedly violating existing securities laws. The […]

ICO Funding Continues to Plummet Amidst Crypto Bear Market

The latest statistics regarding ICO funding in recent months shows that investors continue to turn away from investing in ICO projects amidst the persisting crypto bear market. The statistics, which were reported in the latest issue of the Diar digital asset newsletter, show that ICO fundraising in November plummeted to the lowest level of 2018. The […]

Gold Demand Rising: Investors Turn to Precious Metal as Safe Haven Asset

Recent global economic concerns and stock market volatility seem to have increased demand for gold as a safe haven asset. The price of the precious metal hit its highest level since June in the yesterday’s trading session. Investors are turning to the historical store of value in rising numbers to protect their wealth amid geopolitical […]

In Bear Market, Korea’s Biggest Crypto Project ICON Showed Solid Progress

A goodbye note from Deblock’s now-former Head of Research revealed the progress of their ICON blockchain project in all these months. And they looked extremely positive. As he left the company to pursue his startup, Markus Jun noted ICON as one of the very few blockchain projects that showed significant accomplishments despite staying inside a […]