Ethereum price surged to a two-year high at $445 and record open interest on ETH futures hints that the rally will continue.... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Joseph Young
It feels like just a few weeks ago we were talking about Bitcoin’s $10,000 breakout, and now the cryptocurrency is positioned to go past $12,000. This wouldn’t be the first time Bitcoin has broken over this level in the past few days, but if it manages to stay above the... Read more
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AMBCRYPTO
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The crypto market has taken a strange turn in recent weeks. What started out as a perfectly sustainable trend of rapidly growing DeFi projects, has turned into a weird world of worthless assets. Rather than new money coming in, as one economist points out, it is crypto insiders who know... Read more
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News BTC
Tony Spilotro
XRP has been seeing mixed price action in recent weeks. The cryptocurrency was able to post some massive gains just a couple of weeks ago, but its momentum has since stalled after it faced a firm rejection at $0.33. From the point forward, the crypto has been drifting lower ever... Read more
1 hour ago
News BTC
Cole Petersen
Charlie Lee: Litecoin maximalists don’t exist.... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov
The year 2020 has proved to be a standout year so far for the world’s largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) as well as for Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla (TSLA). According to the latest data shared by the charting platform Trading View, both of these assets are the most viewed assets in... Read more
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Tokenhell
MubaShar Nawaz
Bitcoin broke through $11,800 Friday while traders are anticipating an ether fall based on the options market.... Read more
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Coindesk
Daniel Cawrey
It’s been an explosive past few days for Ethereum. After consolidating under $400 for a number of days, the leading cryptocurrency shot higher on Thursday and then continued its ascent into Friday. As of this article’s writing, ETH is up 12% in the past 24 hours. It trades at $444,... Read more
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News BTC
Nick Chong
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – August 14, 2020Since yesterday Bitcoin has been on an upward move. Today, BTC/USD has risen from $11,123 to $11,829 at [...]... Read more
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Inside Bitcoins
AzeezMustaph
An anonymous DeFi user deployed Curve Finance’s DAO and token smart contracts without the team’s permission, but the Curve team is adopting it anyway.... Read more
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Colin Harper
The last few weeks have been good to Bitcoin, although the crypto seems to fall short of breaking the $12,000 resistance to cruise for $15k. However, it’s not lost on anyone that Bitcoin’s price has seen a significant move upwards compared to the latter days of the year. The top... Read more
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ZyCrypto
Nick James
Episode 32 of Season 2 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Sven Henrich, founder of Northman Trader. The post Sven Henrich on the Fed’s debt trap and why it’s causing more harm than good appeared first on The Block.... Read more
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The Tokenist
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XRP’s recent rally has taken a pause, leaving crypto investors scratching their heads wondering which way the altcoin will turn next. Will it fall deeper into the throes of the bear market, or will the asset finally repeat the performance that took it to over $3.50 per token? If a... Read more
2 hours ago
News BTC
Tony Spilotro
In a polarising move that has drawn mixed reaction from the company’s user-base, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX announced today that it’s making KYC verification mandatory on the platform. The noises surrounding the move are hardly surprising given that privacy and easy-registration were two of the primary factors that contributed to the... Read more
2 hours ago
beINcrypto
Shilpa Lama
Tightening government regulations are forcing centralized exchanges like BitMEX to comply with user identification protocols. Traders looking for anonymous trading are flocking to decentralized exchanges (DEXes) leading to increasing volume. Robust ID Verification Coming to BitMEX According to a press release issued by BitMEX on Friday (August 14, 2020), the... Read more
2 hours ago
BTC Manager
Osato Avan-Nomayo
Ethereum saw a massive price spike yesterday that allowed it to shatter its previous resistance at $400 From here, the cryptocurrency rallied nearly 10% higher until it hit the $430 region, which is where it found some short-term resistance Although being incredibly strong at the present moment, analysts are noting... Read more
2 hours ago
Bitcoinist
Cole Petersen
Over the last few months, it would seem that much of the altcoin market has been driven by its own momentum and the organic developments in its own ecosystem. This is a good thing as such movement has given credence to those who believe that one day, these alts may,... Read more
2 hours ago
AMBCRYPTO
Jibin Mathew George
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2 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov
Bitcoin miner manufacturer Ebang establishes a subsidiary in Singapore. According to the announcement, the main purpose of establishing a subsidiary is to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in the future. Ebang Seeks Approval from Government Nasdaq-listed Ebang would seek approval from the regulatory authorities of Singapore, and then the company will... Read more
2 hours ago
Tokenhell
Hassan Mehmood
New muscle from law enforcement investigating crypto suggests that government innovation may be slow but the government gets what it wants.... Read more
2 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Kollen Post
Gamified microtasks platform that enables members to shop online and earn crypto back StormX, has onboarded retail giants Walmart. The inclusion of Walmart to its fold means that StormX users are able to earn crypto back when they shop from the retail giant.  The blockchain-based reward platform before adding Walmart... Read more
2 hours ago
Cryptopolitan
Muhaimin Olowoporoku
The BAND protocol is essentially a decentralised cross-chain data oracle platform that facilitates various smart contracts by simply providing them with external data and application programming interfaces (APIs). BAND currently trades at $13.88 and is up by 2.1% in the last 24 hours. BAND is ranked 51st as per its... Read more
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The Coin Republic
Steve Anderrson
The 2020s have drawn comparisons to the 1920s for several reasons. The “roaring” ’20s was a tough time for the world, but what came out of it was prosperity and a technological renaissance. If the same happens again as analysts predict, it could be a major boost to Bitcoin adoption.... Read more
3 hours ago
Bitcoinist
Tony Spilotro
According to an announcement made on August 14, the blockchain-based loyalty platform StormX has moved a step forward towards the mainstream adoption by adding cryptocurrency cashback on the retailing giant Walmart’s purchases. By onboarding Walmart, StormX will allow its users to earn cryptocurrency cashback while making purchases at Walmart. A... Read more
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Tokenhell
MubaShar Nawaz
What do you do when two identical men standing 6 ft 5 in tall pull up to your house in the Hamptons during a pandemic? If you’re Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, you open the door and welcome them in. The post 4 takeaways from the Winklevoss Twins’... Read more
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Cryptoslate
Nick Chong
What’s truly at stake in Epic Games' battle with Apple and Google is the power to shape and profit from the future of digital experiences.... Read more
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Coindesk
Nathaniel Whittemore
Blockchain will see increased investment, feel 34% of executives surveyed in KPMG survey titled ‘Enterprise Reboot’ 65% root for the combined use of emerging technologies. 59% respondents think that the pandemic has given a boost to digitisation initiatives. A recent report published by KPMG International and HFS Research, titled ‘Enterprise... Read more
3 hours ago
The Coin Republic
Piyasi Mitra
ETC’s bad month isn’t over yet.... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov
TRON and Waves connected their blockchains’ smart contract language using Gravity.  Gravity Oracle services can be used dApp developers of both platforms. $TRON-USDT and 4USDN swap services will allow users to hold stablecoins. TRON, a global blockchain ecosystem, is committed to starting to lead the next wave of DeFi innovation.... Read more
3 hours ago
The Coin Republic
Ritika Sharma
Traders have turned bullish on Ethereum again and the strong break above $400 could pull Bitcoin and other altcoins higher.... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay
Mathew McDermott seems to be on a roll in exploring a plethora of opportunities at Goldman Sachs. He will be helming the division of the digital assets as the new global head with a focus on modernising the bank’s repo. Mathew McDermott seems to be on a roll in exploring... Read more
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The Coin Republic
Piyasi Mitra
Is it enough to meaningfully resist election fraud?... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus
Nasdaq-listed bitcoin mining machine maker Ebang (EBON) has announced it established a wholly-owned subsidiary in Singapore, in preparation for establishing a cryptocurrency exchange there. According to an announcement the company published, it’s now trying to get the relevant governmental approval and a license to operate the cryptocurrency exchange. Dong Hu,... Read more
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Crypto Globe
Francisco Memoria
President Trump’s threat to ban WeChat could disrupt the communication of millions of people. Decentralized technology is one solution, but will people really use it? Not necessarily, industry watchers say.... Read more
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Coindesk
David Pan
Bitcoin and Tesla are the talk of the town throughout the USA.... Read more
4 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Benjamin Pirus
It’s a clash of the crypto titans.... Read more
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Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Michael Kapilkov
Federal Reserve shared the news of in-depth research and experimentation being undertaken to gain better idea about the strength, scope and threats involved in dealing with Central Bank Digital Currencies Federal Reserve Board’s Technology Lab (TechLab) in conducting experiments with technologies relevant to cryptocurrencies and other new age payment options... Read more
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The Coin Republic
Piyasi Mitra
My Care, an infection risk management solution developed by DNV GL and powered by VeChainThor blockchain has now been adopted by UK’s Portsmouth International Port. Portsmouth International Port Embraces My Care Portsmouth International Port, a cruise, ferry, and cargo terminal located in the city of Portsmouth on the South Coast... Read more
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BTC Manager
Aisshwarya Tiwari
After doing well to surge past its previous resistance on the charts, Bitcoin, at the time of writing, seemed to be gaining strength. While it did so, most of the market’s altcoins were reacting differently to the same. Many of these alts seemed to lack momentum on the charts, which... Read more
4 hours ago
AMBCRYPTO
Jibin Mathew George
Bitcoin and the entire crypto market was able to see a push higher yesterday afternoon, which came about shortly after Ethereum surged past its near-term resistance level ETH, which was previously stuck below $400, incurred an explosive rally that sent its price racing up to highs of $430 This provided... Read more
4 hours ago
Bitcoinist
Cole Petersen
Boon.Tech has been charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering (ICO) and defrauding investors. The agency publicized legal action against the project claiming that the project’s Boon Coins were securities while the firm failed to register them as such. The... Read more
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Cryptopolitan
Bilal Ahmed
Tokenized mortgages may be coming to decentralized finance (DeFi) following Aave v2’s specification announcement Friday.... Read more
4 hours ago
Coindesk
William Foxley
Petro or Petromoneda is a cryptocurrency is backed by oil and mining reserves and was aimed at aiding the downfall of the Venezuelan fiat currency The use of El Petro for paying taxes is expected to safeguard the Venezuelan public from what they call ‘distorted prices’ The Vice President also... Read more
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The Coin Republic
Steve Anderrson
Ethereum is not getting tired of setting new records, with the ETHUSD swap reaching an all-time high on BitMEX... Read more
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U.Today
Alex Morris
A 35-year-old woman was arrested for illegally obtaining £115,000 worth of cryptocurrency on Wednesday according to a report by the Met’s Proactive Money Laundering Team.  The post UK woman arrested for ‘fraudulently obtaining’ £115,000 worth of cryptocurrency appeared first on The Block.... Read more
4 hours ago
The Block
Momina Khan
South Korean Government planned to provide blockchain-powered digital alternatives in transition for the traditional card, which can be accessed through the smartphone app “PASS” People of South Korea can use this authorized card as proof-of-age requirements as well as identification at places like convenience stores and retail chains selling alcohol... Read more
4 hours ago
The Coin Republic
Ritika Sharma
In summary: Bitmex will be launching a user verification program on the 28th of August. All customers will be required to complete ID checks within the next 6 months. Bitmex has given a February 12th, 2021 deadline for users of the platform to verify their accounts. The new KYC requirements... Read more
4 hours ago
Ethereum World News
John P. Njui
Popular Bitcoin advocate and blockchain educator Andreas M. Antonopoulos recently shared on Twitter that controversial cryptocurrency project HEX offered him 10 BTC ($118,532) so he could make a promotional interview about the project.  Antonopoulos noted that the project intends to use the interview to convince the crypto community that HEX... Read more
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Coinfomania
Lele Jima
Modern Monetary Theory, which says deficits don't matter, has some truth to it. But putting it into practice would be risky without modern controls.... Read more
4 hours ago
Coindesk
Michael J. Casey
The noted says a possible end to U.S. dollar-ruled financial system "frightening, yet the probability is quite high."... Read more
4 hours ago
Coindesk
Muyao Shen
This week was easily one of the most eventful ones in the cryptocurrency field in terms of overall developments, especially in the DeFi sector. Starting with Bitcoin, however, not much changed since last week. BTC price started trading at around $11,800 seven days ago, and it’s currently at roughly the... Read more
4 hours ago
CryptoPotato
George Georgiev
Chainlink developers have sold some $40 million worth of link this month according to our blockchain analysis of their holdings. They seem to be moving 500,000 links every week, with...... Read more
5 hours ago
Trust Nodes
Trustnodes
Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX has made it mandatory for all its users to follow know your customer (KYC) guidelines. The customers will have to verify their [...]... Read more
5 hours ago
Inside Bitcoins
Sherlock Gomes
Ethereum has been indicating strong signs of bullish momentum in the cryptocurrency market. The second-largest digital asset has been on an upwards journey since mid-July and witnessed another boost in terms of its price on 13 August. As the price of Ether surged by 18.55% within a day, the value... Read more
5 hours ago
AMBCRYPTO
Namrata Shukla
Bitcoin has broken out from downtrend resistance and appears to be poised for a new uptrend. Market conditions change dramatically when a switch from bear to bull occurs, and a “buy the dip” strategy is often the most effective. For investors and traders unsure of how to do that, history... Read more
5 hours ago
News BTC
Tony Spilotro
Hong Kong-based crypto exchange and card provider Crypto dot com is launching an attractive competition for Bitcoin fanatics in September, ahead of its “public beta” exit. The post Crypto.com will sell Bitcoin at “50% off” in September, here’s why appeared first on CryptoSlate.... Read more
5 hours ago
Cryptoslate
Shaurya Malwa
Bitcoin continues on its way to a new all-time, however, just days ago, the digital asset had another massive flash crash because of bots selling and longs getting liquidated. Bitcoin is currently trading at $11,870 but was trading above $12,000 for many hours before the flash crash that saw it... Read more
5 hours ago
ZyCrypto
Erie Maxwell
Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, took to Twitter to condemn a Financial Times article that said the cryptocurrency firm intends to “reset” its approach. The post Ripple CEO refutes report claiming the firm is shifting focus from cross-border payments appeared first on The Block.... Read more
5 hours ago
The Block
Momina Khan
There are multiple ways to approach digital payments, and Facebook wants to cover them all.... Read more
5 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Kirill Bryanov
Loyalty can be so rewarding.... Read more
5 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Adrian Zmudzinski
Bitcoin (BTC) Bitcoin is more or less around the price it was traded a week ago, but this comes after a raging week as the coin plunged to a weekly low around $11,100. Shortly before, Bitcoin made another push towards the current high at $12,100 (1.272 Fib Extension), for the... Read more
5 hours ago
CryptoPotato
Yaz Sheikh
Both the U.S. and China are advancing on their central bank digital currency (CBDC) designs while a Bitcoin developer created a new programming language.... Read more
5 hours ago
Coindesk
Daniel Kuhn
The NCSC has gone scorched earth on crypto scams.... Read more
5 hours ago
Cointelegraph
Cointelegraph By Felipe Erazo
One of the most popular platforms for traders has found that the most viewed assets in America are Bitcoin and Tesla. The post American traders are most interested in Bitcoin and Tesla appeared first on CCnews24.... Read more
5 hours ago
CCnews24
Matey Salt
China’s ongoing digital yuan test is set to begin in other acclaimed prosperous provinces in China including Beijing and Tianjin Wall Street Journal reported. Reportedly, the country’s Commerce Ministry announced the move as the government expands its pilot testing for the digital yuan. Outside Beijing and Tianjin, other regions the... Read more
5 hours ago
Cryptopolitan
Muhaimin Olowoporoku