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Celsius Network to Manage Funds for United Nations Initiative

Decentralized lending and borrowing platform Celsius Network will manage the Sustainable Development Goals Impact Fund (SDG Impact Fund) within the United Nations’...

Why ZCash (ZEC) Is Heading to $10k

Back in mid-May, the Winklevoss Twins made the headlines for embracing ZCash (ZEC) as one of its major digital assets on their groundbreaking Gemini exchange. When the announcement...

Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 22/09/18

It’s a sea of red in the early hours as investors look to lock in profits, an afternoon recovery dependent upon the news wires through the day.

Are ICO Bounties Actually Good For New Tokens?

The rapid rise of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a viable and practical funding model for blockchain-based businesses caused an explosion in the entire industry surrounding these token sales. As...

Point72 Exec Leaves the Firm to Launch Crypto Hedge Fund in October

Former equities portfolio manager Travis Kling has left billionaire Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management to launch his own digital assets fund, Bloomberg reported...

Lambos, Bling and Mansions — What Purchases Do Crypto Millionaire Make

One of the most hotly debated topics around cryptocurrencies is what people can actually purchase with Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren.With Bitcoin’s 10th birthday just...

XRP Jumps 28.93% In a Green Day

Investing.com - XRP was trading at $0.56875 by 16:24 (20:24 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Friday, up 28.93% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since...

US Politicians Urge IRS to Issue Bitcoin Taxation Guidelines by October 2018

Defining regulations regarding cryptocurrencies is a difficult task. In the United States, the IRS is responsible for issuing proper guidelines. In a recent letter, five members of...

Litecoin Climbs 11.16% In a Green Day

Investing.com - Litecoin was trading at $60.893 by 15:10 (19:10 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Friday, up 11.16% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain...

Electroneum (ETN) rises by 32% amid mobile remittance app beta launch

It’s been more than ten months since the bear’s hug has crushed the cryptocurrency markets. That’s why it’s refreshing to report on a blockchain project...

Ethereum Climbs 10.60% In Bullish Trade

Investing.com - Ethereum was trading at $234.87 by 14:50 (18:50 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Friday, up 10.60% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain...

DLT vs. HTTP: CloudFlare’s Quest to Decentralize the Internet

On Sept. 17, a vital United States-based content delivery network (CDN) CloudFlare introduced a new decentralized content gateway via InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), a...

Cardano Climbs 12.17% In Rally

Investing.com - Cardano was trading at $0.08485 by 14:30 (18:30 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Friday, up 12.17% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain...

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Trading Overview (14-21 September)

The past week contained signs of re-awakening on the crypto market, with pumps starting to get serious during the past workweek. The markets avoided another sell-off, and saw a big...

Forced Deal and FSA Scrutiny: What Do We Know About Japan’s Latest Hack

This week, yet another major hack occurred in Japan: Hackers stole around $59 million worth of cryptocurrencies from local cryptocurrency exchange Zaif. It took several days for...

Robinhood Denies Favoring Wall Street Investors Over Millennials

The US-based stock and cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood has refuted a recent Seeking Alpha article that its brokerage policies work in favor of Wall Street companies and to the...

Bitcoin Core Developers Averted Network Crash With Latest Fix

Although Bitcoin represents a financial system, it is entirely dependent on the software that the nodes in its network run. We occasionally get reminded of that with updates to...

SEC Delays CBOE Bitcoin ETF, Again

Markets are holding out for hope that the SEC could approve an exchange-traded fund based on Bitcoin from CBOE called VanEck-SolidX after the institution announced that it would...

Key factors why we may see a big Tron (TRX) boost shortly

Tron is a decentralized platform that makes use of a Peer-to-peer system for its network. The platform aims to decentralize the web and also change the content (entertainment)...

BREAKING: Ripple (XRP) Overtakes Ethereum (ETH) as the New #2 Cryptocurrency

Ripple (XRP) continues to extend its explosive bull run today with a huge 75% gain against the USD/ 68% against BTC (at the time of writing). After finding temporary resistance at...

Dow Record with Trade Wars, Dollar Tumble Ahead of Fed, Pound Slide with Brexit

Whether we are looking to the Dow’s charge to record highs, the Dollar’s pattern breakdown or the Sterling plunge; it is clear that there is both volatility and...

Another Win for Ripple – PNC Bank Becomes First Major US Banking Institution to Join RippleNet

Ripple Labs has announced the inclusion of US-based PNC Bank into its growing network of banks and financial services institutions. With this development, customers of PNC Bank...

Crypto News Weekly 21.09.18: Nasdaq Acquires Crypto Firm, Zaif Hacked for $60M

Nasdaq moves into crypto via acquisition The world-famous, New York-based NASDAQ stock exchange has started to acquire a crypto-related business in Sweden called Cinnober for $190...

Petro to Be Used for International Exchange Starting in October, Maduro Claims

Venezuela’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, will be used for international commercial transactions starting in October 2018, according to a September 21 statement made...

Swiss Bankers Association Publishes Guidelines on Treatment of Blockchain Firms

The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) announced on Friday that it had issued a new guidance document that addresses the treatment of crypto and blockchain-related firms in...

Crypto Thefts Triple in Japan in the First Half of 2018

Japan, home to one of the largest cryptocurrency markets, has experienced a significant rise in cyber attacks on virtual coin assets during the first six months of 2018, local...

Cryptocurrency This Week

Ripple was the big star this week.

Is Square Gearing Up to Challenge E*TRADE and Robinhood?

This feisty fintech firm could cause big headaches for online brokerages.

Jeremy Gardner: ‘Bitcoin Is No Different Than Money Systems Today, Except That It May Be Better’

This interview has been edited and condensed.Known in mainstream media as a young “Bitcoin millionaire,” within the crypto and blockchain industry, Jeremy Gardner is a...