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Defi Is Coming to Qtum as Ethereum Rival Launches $1M Defi Dev Fund

Blockchain smart contract network Qtum has become the latest ecosystem to woo Ethereum developers. Unlike many of its rivals, however, Qtum can boast compatibility with Ethereum’s EVM, meaning developers can port projects directly over. On August 17, the Qtum Foundation announced a $1 million DeFi development fund that will be allocated to solo devs and Read more…

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Altcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Analyst Shares 4 Reasons Why the Altcoin “Party” Will End Soon

It’s been an explosive week for the altcoin market, but not for Bitcoin. As Bitcoinist has extensively covered over recent days, a number of altcoins have surged higher. This list includes Dogecoin (DOGE), Chainlink (LINK), Synthetix (SNX), Cardano (ADA), and VeChain (VET). BTC vs. altcoins Tron, Ethereum, Cardano, and Crypto.com since the start of 2020. Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin All-Time High Anniversary Today, What’s Changed Since 2017?

Bitcoin (BTC) reached its all-time high on December 17, with an intra-day peak at $20,089.00. The coin arrived at that level after a turbulent month of exorbitant daily gains, but what’s different two years on? Bitcoin Only Spent a Moment at Peak Prices Soon after reaching the fabled $20,000 mark, Bitcoin’s parabolic trend turned for Read more…

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Binance Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Still King: Trading Dominance on Binance Remains Above 40%

Crypto exchange giant, Binance, recently published its monthly review which highlights that trading dominance for bitcoin has held above 40% for five consecutive months on the platform. Bitcoin Trading Dominance High According to Binance Research, bitcoin trading dominance represents the respective volume contribution from bitcoin trading, with it as a base currency, relative to the Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Huobi, OKEx Avoid Being ‘Iced Out’ by Chinese Government

China favors some crypto exchanges before others, with Huobi rising as one of the favorites. Recent analysis of the Chinese crackdown against the crypto sector showed that not all companies were necessarily created equal. Minor, Shady Markets Face the Worst Crackdown Both Huobi and OKEx will see more favorable acceptance, commented Matthew Graham, CEO of Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Why Tether Will Continue to be a Hit Amongst Crypto Traders?

Tether (USDT) is still the stablecoin of choice for most crypto traders. Despite criticism about Tether, Inc. not having complete fiat backing, as well as the banking troubles of iFinex, the coin is still widely used. USDT Keeps Market Share Despite Alternative Stablecoins The market share of USDT remains above 97%, even as more stablecoins Read more…

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Binance Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Binance CEO Says Bitcoin Will Hit $16,000 “Soonish”

Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao, has moved boldly with another prediction. This time, seeing Bitcoin hit $16,000 soon. CZ Among Top Bitcoin Influencers Binance’s CEO has been one of the most influential voices in crypto, though not without critics and detractors. But CZ remains bullish on his Twitter channel, recently making a prediction for BTC to Read more…