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NEM (XEM) Rises on News of Catapult Tokens Launch

The NEM (XEM) project may finally build its Catapult upgrade, a new network that promises higher scalability. Unfortunately, NEM lagged behind its plans for years, and news of the...

SEC Insists Grams Are Securities — TON Launch Won’t Change This

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has responded to Telegram’s counterclaim, insisting that Grams are securities. Following Telegram’s...

Bermuda Premier: Cryptocurrency a Great Equalizer Against Big Tech

The Premier of Bermuda, Edward David Burt, has said that cryptocurrencies are a great equalizer and characterized fintech innovation as a national strategic imperative. In an...

5 Rules to Develop a Professional Trader’s Mindset

Ready to become a professional trader? Read our five simple rules for developing a professional trader’s mindset, including how to approach your strategy, risk, testing, trust and more!

Binance DEX Prepares to List a BCH-Pegged Token

Changpeng Zhao, CEO and founder of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, has proposed to list a token pegged to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on Binance DEX, the platform’s...

Bitcoin (BTC) Burrows Under $8,000, Sharp Correction Possible

Bitcoin (BTC) is looking on the verge of another sharp correction. BTC slid under $8,000 for a second day in a row, this time as a more permanent trend, with significant selling...

Bitcoin’s Irreversibility Challenges International Private Law: Legal Scholar

A German law professor has argued that permissionless networks such as Bitcoin (BTC) pose the greatest challenge when it comes to applying private law to the blockchain. In an Oct....

Ex-CEO of Google Africa: Bitcoin a ‘Gift’ That Will Change Humanity

Computer scientist and general manager of WeWork South Africa, Stafford Masie, has said that Bitcoin (BTC) will change the future of humanity more than any other technological...

Bitcoin’s Irreversibility Challenges Int’l Private Law: Legal Scholar

A German law professor has argued that permissionless networks such as Bitcoin (BTC) pose the greatest challenge when it comes to applying private law to the blockchain. In an Oct....

G7 Task Force Releases Full Report on Impact of Global Stablecoins

A G7 task force reports that stablecoins, such as Facebook’s Libra, present significant risk to the global financial system but also have potential in the field of...

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Accelerating Losses Below $8K, $7.5K Very Likely

Bitcoin price corrected higher, but it faced hurdles near $8,120 and $8,140 against the US Dollar. The price is declining again and it could gain momentum below the $8,000 support....

Nearly 75% of German Consumers Would Reject Facebook’s Libra: Survey

Almost three-quarters of German consumers would not use Facebook (NASDAQ:FB)'s planned digital currency, Libra, according to a recent poll. On Oct. 17, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch...

Bitcoin Store Of Value Sentiment Stronger Than Ever as Economic Collapse Looms

The state of the world economy just over a decade ago was not a pretty picture. A solution was needed and one was offered in the form of a decentralized peer-to-peer digital...

Hackers Use Malicious Code in WAV Audio Files To Mine Cryptocurrencies

Threat researchers have discovered malicious code in WAV audio files, code that hackers use to mine cryptocurrencies. On Oct. 16, researchers at BlackBerry Cylance, a software...

Ripple (XRP) Price Is Following Uptrend: BTC & ETH Continue To Struggle

Ripple price started a fresh increase and it surged above $0.3000 against the US dollar. The price is currently correcting higher after trading to a new monthly high near $0.3040....

Cointelegraph Blocked in Russia

Cointelegraph's website has become widely inaccessible in Russia as authorities added the domain to a registry of blacklisted sites. Although Cointelegraph has been publicly on a...

Ethereum (ETH) Rebound Faces Major Hurdle Near $180

Ethereum price is currently correcting higher, but it is facing a strong resistance near $180 against the US Dollar. Bitcoin price is up more than 1.5%, but it is also facing...

US Senator Finds Negative Reactions to Facebook’s Libra ‘Puzzling’

United States Senator Mike Rounds expresses his support for Facebook’s Libra coin in a letter sent to Libra Association member Anchorage Trust company. On Oct. 17, U.S....

Cameron Winklevoss: Buy BTC to Escape Negative Yield Bonds

Bitcoin (BTC) bull and co-founder of Gemini crypto exchange Cameron Winklevoss has noted that the volume of negative interest bonds accounts for $17 trillion and has urged the...

Burj Khalifa Developer Emaar to Launch Tradeable Reward Token EMR

Dubai-based real estate giant Emaar Properties has released its new blockchain token-based referral and loyalty platform. Emaar, which developed the world’s tallest building,...

Ethereum Futures: The Next Big Derivative to Hit the Market?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hasn’t come to bury Ether, it’s come to regulate it. That was the message drawn from Heath Tarbert’s...

Report: Canada Exploring Digital Currency to Track People’s Spending Habits

The Canadian central bank is reportedly considering launching a proprietary digital currency. On Oct. 16, news outlet The Logic reported that the Bank of Canada is exploring the...

Qtum’s First-Ever Hard Fork Qtum 2.0 Is Now Active

Major Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain Qtum has gone through its first-ever hard fork today, updating the network to Qtum 2.0. Qtum blockchain has had its first hard fork as...

Bloomberg Editor: BTC ‘Is for Making Transactions The Man is Against’

Joe Weisenthal, the executive editor of news for Bloomberg Digital, said that blockchains are essentially inefficient and that “Bitcoin is for making transactions The Man is...

Bitcoin Actually Accepted? Luxury Car Firm Explores Blockchain and Crypto Payments

Karma Automotive, a luxury car manufacturer based in California, has just announced its intentions to explore blockchain technology with its shareholders. The means by which the...

What Does Skepticism for Libra Say About Bitcoin?

Facebook’s dream of being a cryptocurrency giant is seemingly becoming more distant by the day, as increasing regulatory uncertainty continues to jeopardize the...

Bitcoin May Have Room to Run Before Downtrend Continues

After plummeting below $8,000 overnight, Bitcoin’s bulls were able to propel the crypto slightly higher, showing signs that bulls are not ready to let the cryptocurrency drop lower...

How to Manage — and Understand — Risk Tolerance in Crypto Investing

“Risk tolerance” is a buzzword that’s commonly bandied around in the investment world — and with very good reason. Although the phrase “no pain, no...

The 18 Millionth Bitcoin To Be Mined this Friday, Only 3 Million Left

The 18 millionth Bitcoin (BTC) is expected to be mined this Friday, American investor and co-founder of investment firm Morgan Creek Digital Assets Anthony Pompliano tweeted on...