Day: February 3, 2020

Bitcoin at Risk of Erasing 2020 Gains After Being Rejected at Key Level

Bitcoin at Risk of Erasing 2020 Gains After Being Rejected at Key Level

Bitcoin faced a flash rally yesterday evening that led the crypto to break above $9,600 before almost instantly incurring a significant amount of sell ...
US Marshals to Auction $37M in Confiscated Bitcoin in February

US Marshals to Auction $37M in Confiscated Bitcoin in February

The United States Marshals Service, a federal law enforcement agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, will auction off 4,040 bitcoins. The Uni ...
This Initiative Could Single-Handedly Push Ethereum to Mass Adoption

This Initiative Could Single-Handedly Push Ethereum to Mass Adoption

In an effort to promote safe smart contract use, a group of Ethereum startups has founded a new initiative. The Ethereum Trust Alliance (ETA) will pro ...
Electronic Voting With Blockchain: An Experience From Naples, Italy

Electronic Voting With Blockchain: An Experience From Naples, Italy

Electronic voting is gaining more trust and becoming more secure and reliable through emerging blockchain technology. E-voting is gaining its place ...
China Stocks Plummet Despite 1.2 Trillion Yuan Injection to Mitigate Effects of Epidemic

China Stocks Plummet Despite 1.2 Trillion Yuan Injection to Mitigate Effects of Epidemic

China’s stock market plunged Monday under selling pressure accumulated during a prolonged holiday. Investors have been worried by the coronaviru ...
An Interview With Lennix Lai on OKEx’ Role in Promoting Financial Inclusion

An Interview With Lennix Lai on OKEx’ Role in Promoting Financial Inclusion

Lennix Lai, the Director of Financial Markets at OKEx recently gained the attention of the global financial and cryptocurrency community by pitching t ...
French Payment Giants Worldline and Ingenico Merge in $8.6 Billion Deal

French Payment Giants Worldline and Ingenico Merge in $8.6 Billion Deal

French fintech companies Ingenico and Worldline are set to merge, according to a Feb. 3 press release. The €7.8 billion ($8.6 billion) buyout deal was ...
Top 3 Unknown Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin in 2020: ICX, WAN, AION

Top 3 Unknown Cryptos Outperforming Bitcoin in 2020: ICX, WAN, AION

Numerous large and small-cap altcoins are rallying as Bitcoin price trades in the $9.3K to $9.5K zone. Bitcoin (BTC) and large-cap cryptocurrencies ...
Bitcoin is Setting Up For a Violent Long Squeeze, Which May Trigger New Lows

Bitcoin is Setting Up For a Violent Long Squeeze, Which May Trigger New Lows

Bitcoin bulls across the crypto market have been celebrating their recent victories in pushing the leading cryptocurrency by market cap’s price higher ...
Why I’m Joining Cointelegraph Magazine as Managing Editor

Why I’m Joining Cointelegraph Magazine as Managing Editor

The Magazine will be a new long-form publication for blockchain veterans and crypto newcomers alike. Over 4,400 people responded to a poll created b ...
Price Analysis Feb 3: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, ADA, XTZ

Price Analysis Feb 3: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, ADA, XTZ

As the sentiment in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets has turned positive, this dip should be viewed as a buying opportunity. The recovery in c ...
Global Altcoin Breakout Could Usher Return of Alt Season Crypto Riches

Global Altcoin Breakout Could Usher Return of Alt Season Crypto Riches

The altcoin market has been ablaze all 2020 thus far, after the total crypto market and many individual altcoins broke out from downtrend resistance a ...
Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Chinese Crypto ASIC Manufacturers to Delay Orders

Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Chinese Crypto ASIC Manufacturers to Delay Orders

Bitcoin mining rig deliveries from China are delayed due to the coronavirus according to a few Chinese manufacturers. Microbt and Ebang sent notices t ...
“Smart Money” Indicator Hints At Bearish Bitcoin Price Reversal

“Smart Money” Indicator Hints At Bearish Bitcoin Price Reversal

Bitcoin price has been in an uptrend since the new year kicked off. In just 31 days into the new year, the cryptocurrency rose over 30% and became one ...
Liechtenstein-Based Startup to Issue Tokens Pegged to Value of Collectible Cars

Liechtenstein-Based Startup to Issue Tokens Pegged to Value of Collectible Cars

Investment platform CurioInvest and Seychelles-based digital asset exchange MERJ Exchange Ltd. will jointly begin offering a token backed by collect ...
Mastercard CEO Reveals Why The Company Left Libra

Mastercard CEO Reveals Why The Company Left Libra

Mastercard’s CEO Ajay Banga revealed why the company left the Libra association, while sharing his thoughts on national payment networks such as CBD ...
Bitcoin Could Fall Hard, This Textbook Indicator Shows

Bitcoin Could Fall Hard, This Textbook Indicator Shows

Bitcoin’s dreamy price rally in 2020 could hit a dead end in the coming sessions, according to a bullish reversal indicator.The benchmark cryptocurren ...
Why Ethereum is Beating Bitcoin So Far in 2020, And Why It May Continue

Why Ethereum is Beating Bitcoin So Far in 2020, And Why It May Continue

Bitcoin got a Twitter emoji but it is Ethereum that is doing better as the market enters February 2020.The second-largest blockchain asset by market v ...
Insolar Launches Mainnet, Swaps Ethereum-Based Token for Native Coin

Insolar Launches Mainnet, Swaps Ethereum-Based Token for Native Coin

After successfully piloting its testnet in 2019, enterprise blockchain platform Insolar is launching its own mainnet on Feb. 3, 2020. Enterprise blo ...
Ethereum Surpassed a Key Level For First Time in 1 Year, Making Vertical Rally Likely

Ethereum Surpassed a Key Level For First Time in 1 Year, Making Vertical Rally Likely

It’s all systems go for Ethereum as technical analysis shows a possible breakout is on the horizon.The end of January saw a rejection at $185. But sin ...
IBM Offers Blockchain Solution for Casual Labor Contracts

IBM Offers Blockchain Solution for Casual Labor Contracts

Tech giant IBM is developing a new blockchain product that will automate the reconciliation of casual labor contracts. Technology news site CIO report ...
MIT ‘Spider’ Routing Scheme Could Speed Up Cryptocurrency Transactions

MIT ‘Spider’ Routing Scheme Could Speed Up Cryptocurrency Transactions

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a new crypto-routing scheme to speed up blockchain-based transactions. Researc ...
Zengo Is a Keyless Yet Noncustodial Bitcoin Wallet

Zengo Is a Keyless Yet Noncustodial Bitcoin Wallet

Zengo is a non-custodial mobile wallet that dispenses with private keys in favor of threshold signatures to create two ‘mathematical secret shar ...
Bitcoin-backed Hedge Funds Beat Traditional Players in 2019

Bitcoin-backed Hedge Funds Beat Traditional Players in 2019

Hedge funds containing bitcoin as a primary asset were more profitable in 2019 than those that didn’t feature the cryptocurrency, according to th ...
Singapore: Digitized Securities Exchange Gets Regulator’s Go-Ahead

Singapore: Digitized Securities Exchange Gets Regulator’s Go-Ahead

Capital markets blockchain platform iSTOX has graduated from Singapore's regulatory sandbox and been approved as a recognized market operator and capi ...
Privacy on Ethereum: Aztec Protocol Launches on Mainnet

Privacy on Ethereum: Aztec Protocol Launches on Mainnet

Privacy on Ethereum is now possible through Aztec, a project using zero knowledge cryptography derived from Zcash to hide amounts for private tokens ...
Millionaire Bitcoin Whale on Bitfinex Not Convinced of Crazy 46% Rally

Millionaire Bitcoin Whale on Bitfinex Not Convinced of Crazy 46% Rally

Over the past month, Bitcoin (BTC) has exploded higher. The leading cryptocurrency, after bottoming at $6,400 in the middle of December, has surged by ...
You Can’t Separate Utility from Security Tokens, Say EU Researchers

You Can’t Separate Utility from Security Tokens, Say EU Researchers

European researchers writing for the Oxford University Faculty of Law blog argue that the distinction between utility and security tokens is less impo ...
Crypto Tycoon Winklevoss Brothers Obtain Six Stablecoin Patents

Crypto Tycoon Winklevoss Brothers Obtain Six Stablecoin Patents

Cryptocurrency tycoons and Gemini exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss obtained six stablecoin-related patents. Tyler and Cameron Winklevo ...
Indian Government Policy Think Tank Releases National Blockchain Strategy

Indian Government Policy Think Tank Releases National Blockchain Strategy

A policy think tank of the Indian government, NITI Aayog, has released its national blockchain policy draft paper dubbed “Blockchain — The India Strat ...