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Bitcoin Is now the 8th Largest Currency in the World

Bitcoin has overtaken the Russian Ruble and the Korean Won to become the eighth largest currency in the world by monetary base.  Bitcoin Exceeds Korea’s Monetary Base According to a chart released June 18, 2019, from Crypto Voices, bitcoin is… Continue Reading →

Amazon Squashes Crypto Rumors as Hype Surrounding Facebook’s Libra Grows

In the past few months the world was shocked to hear that social media giant Facebook was entering the crypto markets with the release of their cryptocurrency dubbed Libra. Although Libra has been met with mixed opinions from both those… Continue Reading →

BNP Paribas and Octopus Ventures Lead $16.5 Million Funding Round for Token Stablecoin Banking Startup

Opera Tech Ventures, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, and Octopus Ventures have led a $16.5 million funding round for Token, a stablecoin open banking platform. Token becomes the latest entrant in the expanding field of digital payment solutions utilizing elements… Continue Reading →

Crypto Billionaire Tyler Winklevoss Calls for $15K BTC Once Bitcoin Price Breaks $10K

Bitcoin has rebounded from yet another dip, which crypto traders bought up in anticipation of a break of $10,000. As Bitcoin price continues to flirt with low-to-mid $9000s, an attempt at $10,000 shouldn’t be far along. If $10,000 is broken,… Continue Reading →

Metlife Chooses Ethereum Blockchain to Disrupt the $2.7 Trillion Life Insurance Industry

According to a Forbes article published on June 19, 2019, insurance giant Metlife is considering leveraging the Ethereum blockchain to disrupt the $2.7 trillion life insurance industry. Simplifying Life Insurance The insurance industry is ill-reputed for its excessive paperwork and… Continue Reading →

Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency May not Launch in India

Facebook’s newly-unveiled cryptocurrency, Libra, will not be launched in India due to the country’s strict anti-crypto regulations, a person close to the matter told The Economic Times, June 20, 2019. India Says “No” to Libra Touted as the crypto industry’s… Continue Reading →

YouNow Live Video Streaming Startup Launches Native Cryptocurrency  

YouNow, a U.S.-based live video streaming company with more than 47 million registered users, has completed a Regulation A+ filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to enable it to distribute its newly launched Props token to… Continue Reading →

These Are 2019’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Winners and Losers so Far

The second quarter of 2019 is coming to an end and for those who invested in cryptocurrencies this year, market prices are a whole lot higher than they were a year prior. Since the significant lows in December 2018, most… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin (BTC) Defying Gravity, Up 15% With Libra Tailwinds

Bitcoin (BTC) surge, adds 15 percent Brian Kelly dismissive of Libra Libra is the key that opens the door for the masses. Hosting more than two billion users, Facebook is the catalyst, introducing the world to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Even… Continue Reading →

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Is Ecstatic About Facebook’s Foray into Crypto  

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse promises to send Facebook’s David Marcus a bottle of champagne as Libra is doing wonders for his startup  

Bitcoin and Ether Market Update: June 20, 2019

The total crypto market cap added $8 billion to its value since June 17, 2019, and moved up to $289.1 billion. The top ten coins are mostly in the green for the last 24 hours with some holding flat for… Continue Reading →

Ethereum (ETH) Price Tepid As Developers Prepare For Beacon Chain

Ethereum (ETH) range bound below $300 Path to Serenity on course, Phase Zero set for early Jan 2020 Prospects of a scalable system incorporating proof of stake algorithm with Sharding could see ETH prices surge. After Serenity, Ethereum will be… Continue Reading →

U.S. Deptartment Of Justice Looks to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Scammer

In a press release issued on June 19, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) unsealed a complaint against a Swedish citizen named Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and his company, Eastern Metal Securities (EMS), for orchestrating a multi-million dollar investment… Continue Reading →

10+ Monitoring Websites That Help Track the Bitcoin Network

The Bitcoin universe is vast, and there’s a lot going on with the network under the hood. Luckily for bitcoiners, there’s a wide variety of monitoring tools available online to capture the statistics of the Bitcoin network’s past and present… Continue Reading →

IOTA Foundation Teams Up with Primority to Help Detect Dangerous Food Allergens

IOTA now allows its users to easily track food allergens to avoid fatal consequences   

Ripple Is Headed for Meteoric Rise of Over 100x, Predicts Popular Trader

By CCN Markets: One of the rising stars in the Crypto Twitter community, Credible Crypto, made a bold prediction. This user, who has amassed more than 42,000 Twitter followers, believes that Ripple (XRP) will generate a massive run that will… Continue Reading →

Japan’s FSA Set to Approve Line’s BitMax Crypto Exchange

Line Corporation, the firm in charge of Japan’s largest messaging app, Line Messenger, is set to be approved for its BitMax bitcoin exchange from the Financial Services Agency (FSA), reports Bloomberg on June 20, 2019. Line’s BitMax Awaits FSA Nod… Continue Reading →

In A Bull Flag, Ripple (XRP) Prices Suppressed InSpite Of MoneyGram

Ripple (XRP) up 6.7 percent from last week’s close MoneyGram partnership is bullish for XRP Not to be overshadowed and confirming previous rumors, Ripple’s injection of $50 million in MoneyGram is strategic. With xRapid, XRP will find use meaning transaction… Continue Reading →

Slack CEO Vows to Kill ‘Company Email’ by 2026 Ahead of $16 Billion Float

By CCN Markets: Slack makes its debut on the NYSE Thursday. The popular digital team collaboration platform is going public with a $16 billion valuation, at a starting price of $26 per share set Wednesday. And ahead of its IPO,… Continue Reading →

PwC Updates Halo Suite to Audit Cryptocurrency Transactions

The Big Four consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), revealed via a press release published June 19, 2019, the addition of a tool to its Halo Suite that would be used to audit cryptocurrency transactions. Per the report, the new software tools presently… Continue Reading →

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