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This Cryptocurrency Plunges 14% With Rumors That Big Investors are Dumping

Blockchain startup Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) are facing flak on Twitter. Some reports have claimed nodes have been dropped and there are accusations of bullying its community into not using the Hedera logo.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Bitcoin Price Likely to Jump After Christmas; Here’s Why

Last year’s holiday season wasn’t the best time for Bitcoin holders. For those who missed the memo, in November and December of 2018, the leading cryptocurrency tanked, falling off a proverbial cliff as investors capitulated, liquidating their BTC holdings in search of greener pastures. In fact, within a four week period, Bitcoin had entirely capitulated,...
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Will Ethereum Rebound in 2020?

Ethereum price drops to $141 as the cryptocurrency enters a new period of volatility. The technical indicators show that ETHUSD could rebound in 2020.At the moment Ethereum hit local low at below $141 as you can see on the PrimeBit 1-day chart below. The first two days of December have been disappointing for cryptocurrency bulls...
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tap, the First One-Stop-Shop Crypto App Lists on Bittrex on 23rd Dec

Following the app release, an in-principle DLT approval by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission and an acceptance onto the STP network, tap’s token (XTP) is to become available on the Bittrex platformtap is a one-stop-shop crypto app that includes an aggregated crypto exchange (spanning several exchanges to deliver optimum prices), safe crypto storage through insured...
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XRP is Down 95% from Its 2018 Peak; What’s Next for the Embattled Crypto?

Despite what the news may imply, Bitcoin (BTC) is up on the year, having posted an over 70% gain. XRP, Ethereum, and other altcoins, on the other hand, have suffered, plunging under the weight of a volatile Bitcoin.Some cryptocurrencies have been hurt more than others. The most hurt altcoin in the top 10 has to...
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XRP Not Likely a Challenge to Bitcoin, Despite Ripple’s $10 Billion Valuation

Blockchain start-up and XRP proponent Ripple says it’s raised a $200 million investment round, lifting its valuation to $10 billion.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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KuCoin’s KuMEX Futures Platform Now Offers up to 100X Leverage

KuCoin, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform has announced an improvement to its Bitcoin Perpetual Contract by increasing the maximum available leverage. In a recent announcement, the platform confirmed that users on its KuMEX (KuCoin Mercantile Exchange) platform can now avail maximum leverage of 100x, which is five times the earlier 20x...
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Why Staking is Becoming A Hot Topic

In the last 12 months, cryptocurrency holders around the world have demonstrated a remarkable shift in sentiment after a huge uptick in cryptocurrency trading volume burned the hands of numerous traders.As such, both short-term and long-term holders are beginning to look for low risk, stable investment options that generate a healthy profit. Among these options,...
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Don’t Withdraw Bitcoin From Binance to Privacy Wallets, User Warns

Binance Singapore has purportedly abruptly suspended a Bitcoin withdrawal from a trader using a wallet with a coin-mixing service, a harsh reminder that large exchanges aren’t the best place to hold coins if one values anonymity and accessibility. The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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KuCoin Adds Margin Trading for KCS with 10x Leverage

On December 19, 2019, KuCoin, an IDG-backed crypto exchange, announced that it will add KCS as the platform’s newest margin asset, supporting KCS/USDT trading pair with up to 10x leverage.As a popular feature on KuCoin, margin trading allows users to borrow more tokens by pledging a few tokens to make a long (buy) or short...
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Four Big Acquisitions by $4 Billion Crypto Giant Shows Market Isn’t That Bad Afterall

Crypto markets are in the doldrums at the moment, just as they were this time last year. A $10 billion dump on the week looks bad in the short term but things may not be that negative overall. One of the largest players in the industry has been on a shopping spree this year.Crypto Giant...
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Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Mining Still China-Centric, Ethereum Istanbul Live, Banks Use Blockchain For Bonds

Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. Bitcoin, again, saw an effectively flat week, losing a few percent in the past seven days (which isn’t much in the grand scheme of things), according to the latest data from Coin360. Altcoins have posted similar results, with a majority of cryptocurrencies shedding a percent or two, just around...
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Why Choosing the Right Cryptocurrency Exchange Is More Important Than Ever

When it comes to choosing a cryptocurrency exchange, the vast majority of both budding and experienced traders alike tend to settle for the first option. This, however, is rarely the best choice.In the past decade, cryptocurrency exchanges have gone through a revolution of sorts, with numerous new cryptocurrency exchanges launching with features that even major...
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Crypto-Asset Guidelines to Be Drafted Based on Industry Input

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision is calling for feedback on the prudential regulatory treatment of crypto-assets.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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BRD’s Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020

BC: With over 2 million users in 170 countries, the BRD wallet is well-trusted for its open source, non-custodial and secure design, with many also complimenting the user-friendly interface. Is the key to onboarding in your opinion a combo of privacy and ease of use? AT: Nearly 3 million users now. The key to successful...
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OKEx Prepares to Launch USDT-Margined Perpetual Swap Trading, Announces TMMR Risk Management Feature for Spot Margin Trading

OKEx, the leading global cryptocurrency futures exchange platform has announced that it is going to soon launch its USDT Margined Perpetual Swap Trading feature. According to the announcement, the latest USDT denominated linear contract offering is set to go live on December 16, 2019, following the simulation phase which went live on December 4. The...
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Four Crypto Projects to Keep Tabs on in 2020

The cryptocurrency world has more than its fair share of self-proclaimed clairvoyants. Whether it’s traders predicting great things for a digital token that’s set to launch, or a journalist touting the next groundbreaking Web3 project, future-gazing is a popular pastime.With so many crypto projects in the offing, and so many supposed psychics pulling you in...
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Central Banks Issuing Digital Currency Could Be a Bluff; Here’s How

Going by recent headlines, it appears as though central banks around the world are planning to or in the process of creating their own digital currencies.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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France Announces Digital Currency Venture: Crypto Bulls Roar

According to a report from the AFP News Agency, France’s central bank will be launching a digital asset (decisively different than a crypto asset) in the coming year.France to Launch Digital CurrencyThe outlet reported via Twitter, the Bank of France’s governor, Francois Villeroy de Galhau, said in a recent statement that his organization will start...
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5 Crypto Projects That Crushed It in 2019

As 2019 nears its apex, it’s time to take a look back at the projects that crushed it this year. Crypto startups that shrugged off bearish market conditions, community apathy and industry in-fighting, and focused on shipping clean code and great products. There’s a lot of noise in the cryptosphere, but the following projects cut...
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Bitcoin, Ethereum: Key Metrics Reflect Positive Sentiment Moving Into December

As prices slowly recover following a rough November, metrics for bitcoin and Ethereum illustrate positive industry sentiment moving forward.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Credits and Alibaba Cloud Storming Chinese Market With Blockchain-Based Solutions

The Credits open-source decentralized blockchain solutions provider and Alibaba Cloud have announced the joint launch of operations in the Chinese logistics market.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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OKEx Continues to Dominate the Crypto Futures Derivatives Market in Volume

Futures trading is one of the common trading activities in traditional financial markets, and it is no different when it comes to the cryptocurrency world as well. Currently, there are plenty of platforms that offer cryptocurrency futures trading options, and the leader among them by a huge margin is OKEx, which has managed to gain...
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TROY TRADE Announces Token Sale on Binance Launchpad

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, revealed on Wednesday that the ninth initial exchange offering on theBinance Launchpad will be TROY TRADE,  a global brokerage platform. The upcoming launch was announced by Binance on 25th November, It marks another significant milestone and the apogee of the team’s many accomplishments achieved with the team’s hard work...
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Credits Blockchain Announces Mainnet Swap. Time to Replace Ethereum Protocol

The token issuance market is currently dominated by ERC-20 standard tokens issued on the basis of the Ethereum protocol. Credits is a new infrastructure provider acting as a public blockchain platform for tokenization. After 2 years of hard work for development of the company’s product infrastructure, Credits is ready to shine. This is confirmed by...
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Skrill Doubles Down on Crypto? Offers New Crypto-to-Crypto Conversion Feature

Online payment services firm Skrill has announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency offering. With its crypto-to-crypto buy and sell service, Skrill users will now be able to use Bitcoin to buy other cryptocurrencies, making transactions on the platform faster and lower-cost. It comes after the UK-based firm first introduced its Cryptocurrency Service last year.Before this...
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Emirex Doubles Down with IEO Announcement, Building a Comprehensive Crypto Ecosystem in the Middle East

The cryptocurrency space has seemingly revived in 2019. After a massive blood-letting through the course of 2018, the space has begun to regain a new life. The price of Bitcoin, for example, increased over 400% through the first half of the year. While this trend has reversed in part, the overall movement of the industry...
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KuCoin Adds Support for AUD and GBP with Banxa

Today, November 26, 2019, KuCoin, an IDG-backed crypto exchange, and fiat on-ramp service, Banxa, announced a strategic partnership to launch instant fiat to crypto conversions for all KuCoin users.The new partnership allows KuCoin’s customers to buy Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) with Australia Dollar (AUD) and British Pound (GBP) directly, using bank transfers, debit/credit card...
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OKEx Features Among the Top 10 Exchanges in the Latest CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark Report

OKEx, the largest digital assets exchange platform has achieved yet another milestone with the CryptoCompare Exchange Benchmark report placing it among the top 10 cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, at number 6. This is not the first time OKEx has been featured in the CryptoCompare reports. In fact, recently the platform was listed as the...
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OKEx Jumpstart Lists ROAD for its 9th Token Sale, Went Live on November 14, 2019

OKEx, the leading global cryptocurrency platform through its OKEx Jumpstart initiative is in the process of extending its support to ROAD – a “Distributed Internet of Vehicles” economic system through its 9th token sale, set to go live on November 14, 2019. During the token sale event, the ROAD platform’s namesake ROAD tokens will be...
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