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Ripple CEO to Critics After Obtaining 200 Clients: Banks Will Use XRP

On January 9, CCN reported that 13 financial institutions have started to utilize the Ripple blockchain through RippleNet, bringing the total number of banks in the Ripple ecosystem to 200. Fintech applications and banks in the likes of Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, and JNFX have integrated RippleNet for liquidity and instant settlement of payments that

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Could Japan’s Approval of the Bitcoin ETF Affect US SEC’s Decision?

On January 7, CCN reported that the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is considering the approval of the country’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). With the final deadline of the VanEck Bitcoin ETF on the horizon, could the approval of a Bitcoin ETF in Japan have an impact on the decision of the U.S.

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BIS Reports 70% of Central Banks Are Studying Cryptocurrencies

A new report published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) shows that the majority of central banks are studying central bank digital currencies (CBDC). However, most of them are unlikely to issue any type of digital currency in the near future.  CBDC ‘Unlikely’ in The Short Term BIS published the results of a new Read more…

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Bitcoin Will Pass $7 Trillion Gold Market Cap, Winklevoss Twins Say

The biggest names in Bitcoin reaffirmed their belief in a wave of adoption and a sky-high Bitcoin price January 7, forecasting it to pass that of gold. Bitcoin ‘Certainly OG Crypto’ On social media, entrepreneur and Proof of Keys organizer Trace Mayer joined Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss in contemplating a bullish future for Bitcoin. Since Read more…

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‘Too Many Cars, Not Enough BTC’ – Morgan Creek Founder Selling Lambo for Bitcoin

Founder of the digital asset management fund Morgan Creek Capital Management Jason A. Williams has put up his Lamborghini for sale for Bitcoin. Something ‘Never Done’ Before As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) continues to slide around 80 percent below its all-time high value of January 2018, the founder of Morgan Creek Capital Management Jason A. Read more…

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Ethereum Classic’s Price Stumbles Amid Suspected 51% Attack

The price of ethereum classic (ETC) is pulling back as a result of a recently reported attack that resulted in a series of blockchain history rewrites. At press time, ETC is trading at an average price of $5.01 – down more than 7.5 percent in the past 24 hours, according to data from CoinMarketCap. ETC had fallen to Read more…

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Physical Bitcoin Futures Are Coming to Asia First in February

CoinFLEX plans to debut physically-settled Bitcoin futures to the Asian market beginning in February 2019. The platform is a consortium with participants such as Roger Ver (Bitcoin.com CEO), B2C2, Trading Technologies, and Alameda Research among others. Bitcoin Futures Trading on CoinFLEX According to Bloomberg, CoinFLEX plans to offer futures contracts for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Read more…

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Can Dubai Become the First Blockchain Powered City by 2020?

When we think of Dubai, we think of Arab billionaire lifestyles, 6-star hotels, and awe-inspiring skyscrapers. But did you know that plans are in place to turn Dubai into the first blockchain-powered city by 2020? The Director-General of Smart Dubai, Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, believes that city is in prime position to establish

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