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BitMEX Research Reports Dominance of Public Channels in Bitcoin Lightning Network (LN)

January 28th, 2020

The interest in Bitcoin [BTC] Lightning Network (LN) during early 2019 seemed to be subsiding due to a lack of growth and adoption. Nevertheless, the interest has been spurred again as leading exchanges like Bitfinex and Square Crypto led by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are looking to increase adoption. Moreover, the total number of Bitcoins…

Bitcoin and Gold Prices Rise, Oil Slumps as China Struggles to Contain Coronavirus

January 27th, 2020

Gold and Bitcoin prices are turning bullish as China struggles to contain the Coronavirus. The death toll due to the virus keeps on increase, reportedly over 80 now. Patients of the epidemic have been reported across 15 countries including South Korea, California in the US, Thailand, Pakistan and so on. The condition is strongly affect…

Pornhub Adds USDT (Tether) Crypto Payments, after PayPal Pull-Out

January 23rd, 2020

Popular pornographic website, Pornhub, adds two new payment options, one of them is a crypto stablecoin with the sixth-largest market capitalization in crypto-markets, USDT. The models and actors on the website were recently cut-offs from their PayPal payroll as it withdrew support from the site in November last year for regulatory compliance. It seems like…

Vodafone Becomes 8th Company to Exit Libra Association

January 22nd, 2020

After a spate of big names parting ways with the Libra Association late last year such as Paypal, Visa, Mastercard, and eBay, British telecommunications giant Vodafone has become the latest to bid the ambitious digital asset project farewell. While Vodafone’s statement notes it does not rule out the possibility of working with Libra in the…

Bitfinex Launches Sub-Account Feature Amid Growing Institutional Demand in Crypto

January 21st, 2020

Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital asset trading platform, has launched a sub-account feature that allows users of the exchange to set up multiple trading accounts within one master account. The addition of the sub-account feature meets institutional demand to deploy more complex crypto trading strategies. The feature will enable users to create up to 100 subsidiary…

IOTA Is Up 27% Week-to-Date, But Will These 3 Reasons Spur Further Demand

January 20th, 2020

At press time, IOTA is changing hands at 24 cents against the greenback and up an impressive 27% in the past 7 days of trading. However, from some quarters, optimism and confidence in the project could see it soar to astronomical levels. Gems from the Fundstrat Report IOTA Market Performance | Source: Coinstats.app Earlier, a…

Tron (TRX) Sets Sights At $0.02200 USD As Justin Sun Announces New TRX-backed Stablecoin

January 17th, 2020

Justin Sun, Tron Foundation CEO, announced the launch of a new stablecoin backed by Tron (TRX) and BitTorrent (BTT) on Thursday 16th January 2020. The flamboyant and media-friendly founder asked for the community’s opinion on what to name the coin in his ever-present suggestions/guessing game during announcements. However, the tenth-largest cryptocurrency on Coinmarketcap list traded…

Ethereum (ETH) Bulls Rejected Just Below An Important Resistance Line

January 16th, 2020

After a superb first half of the week, Ethereum (ETH) bulls are slowing down. At pixel time 9:00 am UTC+3, the second most valuable coin […]

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Bitcoin Forks like BCH and BSV Should be Celebrated, not Feared: EOS Co-founder

January 15th, 2020

Brendan Blumer, the co-founder and CEO of Block One, the official publishers of EOS, the smart contracting platform, is of the view that Bitcoin hard forks like Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV fronted by former maximalists, Roger Ver, and Craig Wright, who claims to be the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto, should be celebrated, not feared. He…

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple (XRP) 2020 Price Performance Superb but Nowhere Close to Their All-Time Highs

January 15th, 2020

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin, EOS, and Ripple (XRP) are performing superbly, registering double digit gains in the last 7 trading days but are on average 60% down from their all-time highs. Notably, these coins have a bit of history and have been around for the past several years. Litecoin and XRP are at least 5…