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January 3, 2020

Qatar blocks crypto asset services

Qatar’s financial regulator has blocked any and all crypto asset services in the Gulf nation. The QFC Regulatory Authority said in a statement that "Virtual Asset Services may not be conducted in or from the QFC at this time". It specified that the ban includes "anything of value that acts as a substitute for currency, […]

January 3, 2020

Why this scientist is donating $4.2 million in cryptocurrency

The donations are going to Carnegie Mellon University. Image: Shutterstock Nikolai Mushegian, a computer scientist who specified some of the core mechanics behind the blockchain financial services platform MakerDAO has decided to give 10,000 in MKR, currently worth just over $4.2 million, to his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon , Pennsylvania. He wants to set up […]

January 3, 2020

The Application Areas of Blockchain in Italy Besides Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

The blockchain is not just Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency is in fact only one of its possible applications. Without centralized management, in fact, the blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) allows you to send any data in a secure manner, drastically cutting the chain of intermediaries, and thus allowing a secure data exchange between […]

January 3, 2020

Ripple Celebrates 2020 Early After Unlocking 1 Billion XRP From Escrow

Ripple, the company behind the XRP cryptocurrency and on-demand liquidity product, has unlocked another 1 billion XRP from its escrow. Back in December 2017, Ripple announced that it would lock 55 billion XRP tokens in smart contracts to ensure that the supply could be controlled. This XRP was locked into 55 different smart contracts, each […]

January 3, 2020

The Tale of Crypto Exchange Wex and Its Creator Alexei Bilyuchenko Just Got Weirder

Alexei Bilyuchenko – a computer programmer who was allegedly involved in the fall of the ill-fated cryptocurrency exchange Wex in 2018 – says he was tricked into handing over all the exchange’s assets and tokens to fraudsters, which set off the platform’s inherent collapse. Bilyuchenko Comes Forward with a Strange Story At the time of […]

January 3, 2020

A new crypto bank, by former Starling co-founder, could soon launch

Ziglu, a new cryptocurrency-friendly bank by former Starling Bank co-founder and CTO Mark Hipperson, could soon launch. Hipperson founded Ziglu in September 2018 and has been preparing to publicly launch the bank later this month . The Ziglu app is currently available in beta form. London-based Ziglu aims to bring the best of challenger banks […]

January 3, 2020

Will Binance Coin Drop by 25% In January?

Binance Coin had a strong previous year, despite a poor ending The price is trading below key technical indicators Drop below the $10 handle may be on the cards soon Binance coin (BNB) is setting up a technical pattern that may pave the way for a drop of around 25% in the coming weeks. Fundamentals […]

January 3, 2020

Bitcoin Is Already the Worst Performing Asset of the Decade: Peter Schiff

Cover image via u.today Peter Schiff, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, is convinced that Bitcoin might fall "even faster" than the US stocks, according to the latest tweet of the crypto-hating gold bug. To top that off, Schiff already calls BTC "the worst performing asset" of the decade based on its performance during the […]

January 3, 2020

Crypto Today: Bitcoin smashes below $7000

Here’s what you need to know on Thursday Markets: BTC/USD is currently trading at $6,982 (-3.60%) in the afternoon in U.S. hours, price action is consolidating underneath the $7500 barrier. ETH/USD is currently trading at $127.68 (-3.30%), upside remains capped by $140 resistance. XRP/USD is currently trading at $0.1887 (-2.65%), price action is vulnerable underneath […]

January 3, 2020

Cryptocurrency and Tokenization Activities in Sports

Due to the way sports are massively loved and supported globally, tokenization is a new solution that will have a strong impact on the future of gathering capital in the games and sports industry. Sooner or later, the blockchain and cryptocurrency community will witness the first examples of tokenization also in professional sport. Possibly, starting […]