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4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed Chains

4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed ChainsChoosing the right blockchain is a tough call for any development team. It’s a decision that entails correctly anticipating project requirements – scalability; speed; community; security – before a line of code has even been written. It’s no wonder that a project occasionally finds its first choice of blockchain isn’t ‘the one,’ forcing it to […]

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Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to Scale

Smart Contract Blockchains Are Struggling to ScaleSecond generation blockchains were presented as being faster, cheaper, and more scalable than Bitcoin. Third generation chains (basically anything that came after Ethereum) promised even greater optimizations. In the event, these networks have run into the same difficulties as Bitcoin, with competition for scarce resources leading to mounting costs and congestion. To tackle these problems, […]

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Tether Plans to Mint Digital Yuan and Commodity Coins, Says Bitfinex Shareholder

Tether Plans to Mint a Digital Yuan and Commodity Coins, Says Bitfinex ShareholderTether Holdings, the firm that issues tether (USDT), has plans to launch an offshore Chinese yuan stablecoin called CNHT. Tether’s digital dollar presence within the crypto economy has been massive in recent months, seeing significant demand from China. Bitfinex shareholder Zhao Dong has explained in a recent interview that Tether is also preparing to launch […]

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What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract Blockchains

What’s Being Built – and What’s Not – on 2019’s Smart Contract BlockchainsHas anyone checked in with EOS lately, to see how it’s doing? How about Tezos – any signs of life there? In mid 2017, two of the largest token sales in history birthed two smart contracting platforms that promised to topple Ethereum and usher in an era of fast and low-cost value transfer with dApps […]

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ERC20 Tether Transactions Flip Their Omni Equivalent

Ethereum Tether Transactions Flip Omni-Based USDT TransactionsCrypto enthusiasts have noticed that the Ethereum blockchain has come awfully close to reaching capacity due to the added transactions stemming from the Tether (USDT) network. The transaction count since mid-August shows the ERC20 version of tether has surpassed the original version that uses BTC. ERC20 tether transactions cost users more than $260,000 in the […]

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Crypto Social Media is Breaking Free: How 10+ Blockchain Platforms Pay You to Post

Crypto Social Media is Breaking Free: How 10+ Blockchain Platforms Pay You to PostSocial media has become so embedded in most people’s everyday lives that it’s hard to imagine life — or even a span of a few hours — without it. While the social media revolution is huge, there’s another revolution within that revolution, driven by users into cryptocurrency, privacy, and immutability: incentivized, blockchain-based social media. Also […]

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US Regulator Plans to Outsource Running Cryptocurrency Nodes

US Regulator Plans to Outsource Running Cryptocurrency NodesA recently published document reveals that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has plans to hire contractors to run specific cryptocurrency full nodes for the government agency. According to the SEC documentation, the regulator wants third-party contractors to run nodes for Bitcoin Core (BTC), Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum (ETH) in order to monitor compliance […]

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China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto Projects

China Publishes New Rankings of 37 Crypto ProjectsChina’s Center for Information and Industry Development has published its latest crypto rankings. Thirty-seven projects have been evaluated and ranked overall as well as in three separate categories. Some favorites have changed and two projects have been added to the previous list of projects ranked. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets – […]

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Crypto Assets Outshine Most Traditional Investments in 2019

Last year, cryptocurrency proponents either complained about the low prices or celebrated the fact they could obtain cheaper coins. 2019 has been an entirely different story, however, as digital assets have started to gain significant value in comparison to traditional assets like stocks, oil, and precious metals. Also Read: US Copyright Office Responds to Craig […]

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Blockchain Migration Is All the Rage

Blockchain Migration Is All the RageOn April 24, Gifto announced that it’s moving house from Ethereum to Binance Chain. In doing so, it joins half a dozen other projects that have recently committed to the most talked about new blockchain in town. Blockchain migration can occur for a number of reasons, but beyond providing an instant shot of publicity, does […]

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Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You Think

Decentralized Networks Aren’t as Censorship-Resistant as You ThinkCensorship resistance is a much-touted attribute of decentralized networks. They allow anyone to permanently store anything onchain without seeking permission. While this is technically true, the reality, for many supposedly decentralized blockchains, is anything but. As the fate of controversial dapps has shown, even decentralized app stores aren’t immune from censorship and deplatforming. Also read: […]

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Weiss Ratings Now Favors BTC Out of 122 Cryptocurrencies

Weiss Ratings Now Favors BTC Out of 122 CryptocurrenciesWeiss Crypto Ratings has published a report outlining its crypto industry outlook and rankings of 122 cryptocurrencies using four different models. The coins with the highest ratings are BTC, EOS, XRP, and BNB. The rating for BTC has been upgraded due to the coin’s various improvements. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto […]

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Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins

There are 2,121 digital currencies tracked on market websites with a net valuation of around $140 billion. Statistics for the end of Q1 2019 show mineable digital assets to be the most valuable cryptocurrencies on the market today, with the top eight mineable coins representing 68 percent of the entire cryptoconomy. Also read: Bitcoin and […]

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China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking But Downgrades Bitcoin

China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking But Downgrades BitcoinChina’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. Tron and EOS top the list out of the 35 crypto projects evaluated while Bitcoin has been downgraded slightly. The center also evaluated the projects independently based on basic technology, applicability, and creativity. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed […]

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Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Spain's 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Cancels Theirs2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […]

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Feb Volume Report: Leading Markets Post Strongest Month Since Q1 2018

For many leading markets, February produced the largest monthly volume since the first quarter of last year, with 30-day BTC trade activity surpassing $200 billion, and ETH exceeding $100 billion. Also Read: Report: Quadriga’s 6 Cold Wallets Have Been Without Funds Since April 2018 BTC Volume Surpasses $200 Billion for February February saw the highest […]

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In the Daily: Coinhive Closedown, Eos Heist, Crypto Entrepreneur Arrested

In the Daily: Coinhive Closedown, Eos Heist, Crypto Entrepreneur ArrestedIn this edition of The Daily, the creator of the in-browser crypto mining software Coinhive is closing down due to the low prices of monero and its forks. Also, $7.7 million of Eos has been stolen by a hacker and the crypto entrepreneur behind the money-throwing stunt in Hong Kong last year has been arrested […]

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China’s New Crypto Ranking: Bitcoin Upgraded, Tron Debuts Near Top

China's New Crypto Ranking: Bitcoin Upgraded, Tron Debuts Near TopChina’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest ranking of crypto projects. A total of 35 projects were evaluated this month, with Tron debuting near the top of the list. Meanwhile, Bitcoin has climbed up the ranking slightly. Also read: Bitcoin Climbs up China’s First Crypto Ranking of 2019 New Ranking, Tron […]

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Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150

Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150The cryptocurrency markets have produced several days of bullish price action, with BTC testing resistance near $4,000 for the time in five weeks today. In doing so, it’s broken the 100-day moving average for the first time in 272 days. In other market action, both BCH and ETH rallied to test resistance near $150, and […]

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Analysis: Will the Cryptocurrency Market’s Long Tail Trend Ever End?

The cryptocurrency market has its very own long tail trend that sees the majority of all value flow to BTC, with altcoins left to fight for the scraps. With a $60 billion market cap and a dominance of 53 percent, BTC has ruled the market since day one. As altcoin investors endure the persistent pain […]

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Markets Update: Consolidation Continues as Traders Wait for a Breakout

Markets Update: Crypto Consolidation Perseveres as Traders Wait for a BreakoutOn Sunday, Jan. 27, a vast majority of cryptocurrency markets have seen sideways consolidation as prices have been following a narrow range for over a week. A few major digital asset markets have seen decent gains this week, but most crypto prices remain tight as traders await a strong breakout. Also read: Bloq Labs Reveals Software […]

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Bitcoin Climbs in China’s First Crypto Ranking of 2019

Bitcoin Climbs in China’s First Crypto Ranking of 2019China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest ranking of 34 crypto projects. This is the first update for 2019, but it is the ninth update overall. Bitcoin has been upgraded from the previous ranking while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Drift Sideways While Traders Remain Uncertain

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Drift Sideways, While Traders Remain UncertainA lot has changed since our last markets update as digital asset prices have been consolidating after the cryptoconomy’s last big drop in value. The entire ecosystem’s market valuation has lost about $10 billion over the last week, but stronger global trade volumes have managed to keep values afloat at current prices as traders await […]

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Exchange News: Huobi Trials EOS Exchange, Sharespost Enables Security Token Trade

Exchanges News: Huobi Trial Eos Exchange, Sharespost Facilitates Security Token TransactionIn recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb has obtained South Korean Information Security Management System certification. Also Read: Bisq DEX Launches DAO on Testnet as Developers Seek to Decentralize Governance  Huobi Launches Trial of EOS Exchange In the […]

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