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Explosive Mining Growth Indicates High Confidence in Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin miners are not giving up, showing immense confidence and working against significant network difficulty. The last difficulty hike from September 13 made it 10.38% less likely for miners to discover a block. But in the meantime, mining pools have been compensated with even more power. Competition Pushes Bitcoin Hashrate Skyward It’s expected that another Read more…

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Binance Coin (BNB) To Be The First Altcoin To Reach New ATH, Community Thinks

The latest surge in altcoins led many holders to consider that, perhaps, it could be beginning of the long-awaited alt season. This upward price movement also birthed a Twitter Poll, asking crypto enthusiasts to vote for the altcoin they think will be the first to hit a new All-Time-High (ATH) out of four of the Read more…

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CZ Recommends Holding BNB: Would Amazon’s CEO Ever Do That?

In a recent tweet, Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, recently emphasized the potential profits that Binance Coin offers its holders. While a tweet of the kind might appear innocuous, it could also have an impact on the BNB price, given Zhao’s influence on the community, making the entire thing Read more…

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NBA Star to Convert His $34M Contract into a Digital Investment

An NBA basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie, is converting his multi-million dollars contract into a digital token investment vehicle, according to The Athletic’s sources. Dinwiddie To Securitize NBA Contract The disruptive effects of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are permeating all industries and sectors, including the world of sports. Most recently, Shams Charania Read more…

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Research: Blockchain Devices Market Will Be Worth $1.2B in 5 Years

The market for blockchain devices will grow about fivefold in the next five years, making big annual leaps. This is the vision of Markets&Markets proprietary research. Blockchain Devices to Gain by 42% Annually The market for devices dedicated to cryptocurrency or having blockchain-connectivity features will grow by leaps of more than 40% each year, the Read more…

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SEC Boss Still Concerned Over Crypto Custody and Manipulation

As the bitcoin and crypto industry gears up for Bakkt, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) claims there is still work to be done. The primary concerns at the moment revolve around custody and price manipulation. Bakkt Could Solve SEC Crypto Concerns Speaking to CNBC’s The Exchange yesterday, SEC chairman Jay Clayton was asked Read more…

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Tether (USDT) Launches Digital Yuan Before PBoC

Controversial firm Tether Limited has announced that it is expanding its list of stablecoins by launching an offshore yuan-backed digital currency.  Tether Continues its March The Hong Kong company said in a short blog post that the new stablecoin, known as CNHT, would be pegged one-to-one to the offshore Chinese yuan. Like its popular stablecoin Read more…

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One Year On, ‘Sexy’ STOs Count For Just 0.28% Of Cryptocurrency Investment

 Some new cryptocurrency fundraising tools which should have “replaced” initial coin offerings (ICOs) have already failed and may never recover. STOs Have ‘Dropped Off The Map’ That was the conclusion of fresh research which studied cash injections in the cryptocurrency and Blockchain sphere for the month of August. Published by ICO research firm Inwara, the Read more…

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Was Thailand’s Top Crypto Exchange Bamboozled by Bureaucracy?

The surprise announcement earlier this week that the top bitcoin exchange in Thailand was closing down sent shock waves through the Asian crypto community. BX was one of the most popular exchanges in the region and speculation is growing as to why the company made the snap decision to suddenly axe a clearly profitable venture. Read more…

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Today Marks the 2nd Anniversary of China’s Bitcoin Ban, What Has Changed?

Two years ago, on September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges over concerns that unregulated assets like bitcoin allow residents to bypass strict capital controls.   Not-So-Happy Anniversary Despite the formal ban, Chinese traders have continued to explore methods to trade bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, often by using Read more…