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Bitcoin: $1,000 drop is on the cards before bull run begins

Bitcoin's funding rate has largely been negative for more than 3 months while the price barely moved. This shows that not only is the volatility low but buyers are being evened-out by sellers. BitcoiThe post Bitcoin: $1,000 drop is on the cards before bull run begins appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Chinese Courts Using Blockchain To Secure Sealed Property

According to a recent report, Chinese courts are using blockchain-based technology to secure and monitor the status of sealed property. The post Chinese Courts Using Blockchain To Secure Sealed Property appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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Bitcoin’s 90-Day Active Supply Points to Bullish Phase Ahead: Report

Bitcoin's 90-day active supply underwent a surge during the past quarter, pointing to a bullish phase in the near future according to a new report.
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Binance-backed crypto travel booking platform now supports +700,000 Expedia hotels via partnership

Crypto travel booking platforms like Travala.com is making the travel experience more convenient with cutting-edge technology and a variety of crypto payment options. Today, it partnered with one of Expedia Group’s brands to provide crypto travel booking services for more than 700,000 hotels. Travala.com enables crypto travel booking for Expedia’s hotels According to the blog […]
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Visa seeks Ethereum and Ripple devs for global blockchain payments

Visa is looking for developers experienced with Ethereum, Bitcoin and Ripple to build a global blockchain payments network.
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Former Crypto Firm CEO Willie Breedt Declared Bankrupt

Around 2,000 investors put R227 million into his VaultAge Solutions to invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
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Expert: China's Digital Yuan Will Target the Dollar, Not Bitcoin

With its forthcoming digital yuan, China will aim to rival the U.S. dollar, not Bitcoin, say experts.

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Expert: China's Digital Yuan Will Target the Dollar, Not Bitcoin

With its forthcoming digital yuan, China will aim to rival the U.S. dollar, not Bitcoin, say experts.
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Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk supports pro bitcoin Kanye West to become the US President.

Earlier, the famous musician Kanye West announced on Twitter that he will be running for the US President this year to replace Donald Trump. The announcement that took many people by surprise got support from the famous tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. Kanye West, who has been a vocal supporter of the current US Preside Donald […]
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Afghanistan Approves Blockchain Project to Help Tackle Scourge of Counterfeit Meds

Fantom is launching a pilot to help combat Afghanistan's counterfeit drugs problem using its blockchain to trace products along the supply chain.
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Ripple price in a downtrend, $0.17 is the main support line

The Ripple price may be recovering. The path of least resistance could be on the upside given the project’s numerous fundamentals that scream “buy.” Still, prices are capped, dragging investors’ hope as XRP oscillates within a tight trade range. The XRP security or utility question Presently, what’s trending is XRP’s classification. As the third most […]
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What Impending Doom? Analyst Asks as Bitcoin’s Chart Remains Bullish

Many analysts over recent weeks have claimed that Bitcoin is on the verge of plunging off a cliff. This is for good reason: there are technical signs indicating that BTC will soon be subject to a steep retracement. First and foremost, BTC was rejected at the ever-important $10,500 resistance. That level marked the highs of rallies in October of 2019 and marked the 2020 highs in February. The fact that Bitcoin failed to pass it […]
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Bitcoin’s mass adoption is still a dream, reveals data

The mass adoption of bitcoin or cryptocurrencies is yet to be achieved, according to several metrics tracked by The Block Research.The post Bitcoin’s mass adoption is still a dream, reveals data appeared first on The Block.
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43% of Crypto Twitter: Bitcoin Will See 1,000% Yearly Returns Again

Bitcoin is known for its parabolic rallies. Every few years, the leading cryptocurrency embarks on bull markets that take it hundreds, often thousands of percent higher in a year’s time. In 2017, for instance, BTC started the year under $1,000 and peaked in the middle of December at $20,000. And during 2013’s rally, the cryptocurrency […]
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Despite Chainlink adoption, a crucial LINK metric is reaching “dangerous” levels

Of all leading cryptocurrencies, Chainlink (LINK) has seen some of the strongest adoption-related news over recent weeks. Multiple reports have been released about the project’s oracles — its flagship product — being integrated by prominent firms and blockchains in the industry. The post Despite Chainlink adoption, a crucial LINK metric is reaching “dangerous” levels appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Travala’s token up 30% on partnership with hotel booking giant Expedia

Travala.com customers can now book over 700,000 hotels and accommodations on Expedia using Bitcoin and other cryptos.
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Bank runs in China spur checks on big cash transactions

Checks are being rolled out as smaller lenders struggle under a mountain of bad debt.
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Beijing reveals action plan for Blockchain development across city’s operations

Beijing, one of the popular cities in China, is looking to boost Blockchain development across major sectors in the city. By doing so, Beijing intends to establish itself as one of the influential highlands for blockchain technology, and industrial development in years to come. Beijing heightens fostering blockchain developments According to the report on Sunday, […]
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As Bitcoin Reclaims $9.2k, Traders Reveal Bullish Price Trajectory

Is Bitcoin headed to a serious upswing in the next one year? That’s the question posed by stock-to-flow creator Plan B. To get the people’s accurate input, Plan B made a twitter poll asking people about their opinion about Bitcoin’s price by December 2021. The figures ranged from below $55k to $288k. The poll ended […]
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Brock Pierce Launches 2020 Election Bid One Day After Kanye West Announcement

Pierce is entering the race at the 11th hour with a future-focused, tech-forward campaign.
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China Stocks Boom Bullish for Bitcoin? 5 Things to Watch This Week

A turbulent mixture of macro, coupled with expectations of a big move in Bitcoin, could spell an interesting week for traders and holders alike.

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China Stocks Boom Bullish for Bitcoin? 5 Things to Watch This Week

A turbulent mixture of macro, coupled with expectations of a big move in Bitcoin, could spell an interesting week for traders and holders alike.
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Block.One’s New Social Media Platform Voice Briefly Launched Ahead of Schedule

Block.One's new social media platform Voice launched briefly ahead of schedule before being made officially available on July 4th.
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Arcane Research: Interest in XRP Waning As Bitcoin and Ethereum Outperform Ripple’s Native Cryptocurrency

Crypto intelligence platform Arcane Research says interest in XRP appears to be dissipating as Bitcoin and Ethereum pull away from Ripple’s native token. In a look at the top three crypto assets through the first half of 2020, the firm says XRP has struggled to regain its footing after the coronavirus-induced sell-off in March, while […]The post Arcane Research: Interest in XRP Waning As Bitcoin and Ethereum Outperform Ripple’s Native Cryptocurrency appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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IOHK Invests Six-Figure Sum into Crypto Asset Manager Wave Financial

Charles Hoskinson, IOHK's CEO, will become an advisor to Wave Financial as part of the deal.
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Charles Hoskinson Spurns Apparent Cardano Scam That Reportedly Pumped ADA’s Price

IOHK CEO Charles Hoskinson has distanced himself and the Cardano ecosystem from what appears to be an apparent scam using Cardano and ADA as a way to dupe Chinese farmers. According to Mo Li, Head of Marketing at HashKey Hub, a roadshow in China which was allegedly hosted by 8BTC is shilling ADA to old […]
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Data shows that mass adoption is still nowhere to be found

Quick TakeBased on several indicators, mass adoption is still far away from materializingIn terms of the number of users, the market is still nowhere close to the turn of the year 2017However, the market structure has matured drastically in the last couple of years and the space is now much more institutionalized
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Expedia Taps Travala.com to Accept Crypto Payments

The accommodation listing giant earlier shelved its plans to accept Bitcoin.
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Cardano Gains Momentum as Ethereum 2.0 Release Continues to Stall

Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, recently appeared on the Hashing It Out podcast to discuss the latest developments with Ethereum. Hosts Corey Petty and Dean Eigenmann quizzed Buterin on his regrets over Ethereum’s initial launch, and how ETH2.0 will gear towards addressing those concerns. With that, Buterin acknowledged that, when designing Ethereum, many mistakes were made. […]
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Crypto Firm CEO Went Into Hiding After Claims 2,000 Investors Defrauded

The CEO of cryptocurrency investment firm VaultAge Solutions has forced into bankruptcy while on the run from angry investors.
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ChainLink Transfers into Binance Hit $16M, Suggesting a Top for LINK

Quick take: In the last 24-hours, there have been 5,000 LINK transfers into Binance. The value of these transactions is more than $16 Million. The high volume of LINK transfers could point to a top for the digital asset. The net transfer volume of ChainLink (LINK) transactions into the crypto exchange of Binance has hit a new high of $16 million. This value was from 5,000 LINK transfers into the exchange and is the largest inflow, to date, of ChainLink […]
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Cash shortage leads to increased demand for crypto in Cuba.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the economies across countries as people continue to remain cautious of going out. Cuba has also suffered from this ongoing pandemic as the socialist country now reports food and cash shortages. Cuba has stopped receiving aid from the South American country Venezuela amid the pandemic, which […]
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Market Analysis Report (06 Jul 2020)

Ravencoin vulnerability allowed attackers to increase total supply by 1.5% | Russian Courts Make Conflicting Rulings on Whether Cryptos are Property | Travala.com Starts Letting Users Book Expedia Hotels Using Crypto
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Bitcoin Gains $350 Intraday as Stock Futures in Green: Monday’s Price Watch

Bitcoin remains largely correlated to legacy markets. The cryptocurrency gained about $350 as most stock futures are currently in the green.The post Bitcoin Gains $350 Intraday as Stock Futures in Green: Monday’s Price Watch appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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Bitcoin Cash price hits $228 in bulls, what to expect?

The Bitcoin Cash price line fell towards the $219 mark on 5th July but recovered back up to the $228 mark in the bullish run that Bitcoin price movement initiated. At the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash traded at $220.36 US Dollars. 1-Day Bitcoin Cash price analysis (5th July) Bitcoin Cash price chart by Trading […]
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Binance Coin price follows bullish run to $15.75, $16 next?

On 5th July, the Binance Coin price line fell towards the $15.35 mark. At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency traded at $15.74 US Dollars, while its price was observed varying between the $15.15 and $15.75 levels. 1-Day Binance Coin price analysis (5th July) Binance Coin price chart by Trading View At the beginning of […]
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This Historically Accurate Bitcoin Bullish Indicator Flashes Again

A bullish Bitcoin indicator with no false price predictions on record flashed for the first time in fourteen months. The so-called “Golden Cross,” in its last occurrences, sent BTC/USD exchange rate higher by 67-6,458 percent. Its revival in July 2020 points to another upside rally for the pair – even though the market’s fundamentals differ. A technical indicator that once championed Bitcoin to its all-time high price point of $20,000 has returned. Dubbed as the […]
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EOS price rises up to $2.47

On the 5th of July, the EOS price line gradually slipped below the $2.42 mark before turning bearish and observing an abrupt drop towards the $2.34 mark. However, the market following the Bitcoin price movement moved EOS price to a new high of $2.47 at the time of writing. While the cryptocurrency traded within a […]
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Bitcoin miners need the price to surge soon

Bitcoin's price has been under $9.5k since 25 June. Despite the sideways movement, a rise in selling pressure pushed the price of the coin between $9.2k and $9k, however, the dull movement of price coThe post Bitcoin miners need the price to surge soon appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Ethereum Smashes Crucial Hurdle And It Could Rally To $250

Ethereum formed a strong support base above the $224 level against the US Dollar. ETH is up over 3% and it broke the key $230 and $232 resistance levels. Ethereum is gaining bullish momentum above the $230 pivot and the 100 hourly simple moving average. The price is up more than 3% and it even […]
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Bitcoin price hits $9200 in bullish run, what’s next?

The Bitcoin price line fell below the $9000 mark on 5th July, but right after the day end, the king of cryptocurrency started rising and broke past the $9200 mark. The cryptocurrency king BTC traded between the $8940 and $9231 price levels in the past 24-hours. 1-Day Bitcoin price analysis (5th July) Bitcoin price chart […]
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Stellar Lumen (XLM) Price Eyeing Upside Break above $0.068

Stellar lumen price recovered nicely after a sharp decline and settled above $0.0620 against the US Dollar. XLM price is currently consolidating above $0.0650 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a crucial breakout pattern forming with resistance near $0.0670 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Kraken). The pair could start a...The post Stellar Lumen (XLM) Price Eyeing Upside Break above $0.068 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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Litecoin price rises to $42.53, what’s next?

The Litecoin price line fell towards the $41.40 level on 5th July only to recover back up to the $42.53 mark. Vasiliy VP, the crypto analyst on TradingView, believes that LTC price will see an uptrend towards the $80 mark. 1-Day Litecoin price analysis (5th July) Litecoin price chart by Trading View The cryptocurrency had […]
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Chinese courts use blockchain-based electronic seals to secure properties

Several courts in China have reportedly adopted blockchain-based electronic seals to monitor and secure sealed properties.The post Chinese courts use blockchain-based electronic seals to secure properties appeared first on The Block.
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COMP Fell As Much as 55% Over 3 Weeks–Is the ‘DeFi Bubble’ Bursting?

The value of COMP fell from ~$372 on June 21st to ~$165 on July 4th.
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Why the DeFi sector’s outperformance of Ethereum may not last for long

The rapidly growing Ethereum-based DeFi sector has been generating significant buzz within the crypto industry, seeing massive inflows of new users and investors that have created growth typical of that seen during bull markets. The post Why the DeFi sector’s outperformance of Ethereum may not last for long appeared first on CryptoSlate.
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Momentum Shift Will Drive Bitcoin (BTC) to $50K in Six Months or Less, Says Nexo’s Antoni Trenchev

Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to break its all-time high and hit $50,000 in a matter of months, according to Nexo co-founder and managing partner Antoni Trenchev. In a new interview during the virtual Block Down conference, Trenchev said his crypto lending platform is witnessing double-digit percentage growth rates month-on-month, with a wide range of […]The post Momentum Shift Will Drive Bitcoin (BTC) to $50K in Six Months or Less, Says Nexo’s Antoni Trenchev appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
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Bitcoin Lacks Traction Yet Powers “Financial Freedom”

Bitcoin has always been renowned as “freedom,” when it comes to deriving a one-word reply to the question— “What is Bitcoin?” Bitcoin gives freedom from the financial vows of which otherwise is bound with the rules and limitations of currency or Fiat, overall. #Bitcoin is the ark that will save you from the flood of …
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NetCents Plans European Expansion with Growing Local Clients

The company aggressively entered the European markets and saw a surge in the client base.
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Bitcoin’s 150% Rally From $3,700 May Fade as Wall Street Eyes Weak Earnings

Bitcoin has added about $73 billion to its market capitalization since its March 13 low. But BTC’s chances at ballooning further into the second half of 2020 look meager. One of the primary reasons for this sentiment is Bitcoin’s positive correlation with the S&P 500. The benchmark US index has surged by ~43 percent from its March low but risks correcting lower ahead of a weaker corporate earnings season. Bitcoin has added about $73 billion […]
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Litecoin Mimblewimble Still On Track For September Testnet

Development updates from the Litecoin camp have been pretty thin on the ground recently as DeFi has been taking the crypto limelight. The good news is that the project’s scaling and privacy protocol, Mimblewimble, is still on track. Lead developer David Burkett recently posted the project’s June progress update, which confirmed that it is still […]The post Litecoin Mimblewimble Still On Track For September Testnet appeared first on CryptoPotato.
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AIBC gets back to business with limited free early bird tickets

Early bookings will benefit from a free standard ticket to the AIBC Europe show held in Malta this November, as travel restrictions lift across Europe With restrictions on travel easing, and airports throughout Europe reopening, the events industry is optimistic that the business, entertainment, and tourism sectors will be back on their feet and enjoying […]
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Customer Service Is Key, According to OKEx's CEO

OKEx CEO Jay Hao recently touched on the importance of good customer service.

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Singapore’s Blockchain Landscape Has Grown More than 50% Since Last Year

There are 234 companies in Singapore’s blockchain landscape.

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Bitcoin Is the ‘New’ Apple — How BTC Price Could Reach $60,000 by 2023

Bitcoin hangs near the chasm of the adoption curve and its price looks similar to Apple’s stock in 2008 before it broke out with a 520% rally.

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Expedia Partners With Crypto Service Travala.com for Crypto Bookings

Expedia now allows its over 700,000 accommodations to be booked with cryptocurrency through crypto travel platform Travala.com.

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Bitcoin Undo Button & Fleeing Firms: Bad Crypto News of the Week

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Enterprise Friendly Blockchain Tapping Into Wine Supply Chain Business

Symbol from NEM makes blockchain solution to solve wine tampering and counterfeiting problems to save millions for the wine industry.

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Bitcoin Stagnates, Criminals Targeted, $288K Prediction: Hodler’s Digest, June 29–July 5

Bitcoin is struggling to punch through stubborn resistance at $9,300, and a Russian court has effectively ruled BTC theft is not a crime.

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3 Reasons Why Bloomberg Calling Bitcoin a ‘Resting Bull’ Is Inaccurate

A recent Bloomberg report says Bitcoin is a resting bull but improperly interprets key metrics to paint a bullish case for BTC.

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Smart Vending Machine Maker Popcom Crowdfunds $1.3M

Smart vending machine maker Popcom raises $1.3 million through Regulated CF security token offerings.

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Brock Pierce Jumps Into 2020 US Presidential Election Last Minute

Brock Pierce joins the 2020 elections as a last-minute presidential candidate.

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Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, NEO, TRX, XTZ, VET

Bitcoin and most altcoins are witnessing selling at every minor rally, increasing the possibility of a dip in the short-term.

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Binance Supports Ontology Upgrade, Stops Deposit of NEP5 ONT Tokens

Binance to support Ontology 2.0 upgrades and says it will not further allow NEP5-based ONT deposits.

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Philippine SEC Warns Against Crypto Schemes

Philippine SEC warns against investment schemes including one based on the Ethreum blockchain it says is a Ponzi scheme.

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Digital Assets Deliberations: The Role of ISINs in Relation to Digital Assets

A closer look at the role that International Securities Identification Numbers may take in the harmonization of standards for identifying digital assets.

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CBDC is the Most Important Trend in Payments Says Visa Crypto Chief

Visa’s head of crypto says CBDC is the most important payments trend in the next decade.

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Bitcoin Price Analyst Says This Can Prevent a Big BTC Drop in Q3 2020

The price of Bitcoin dropped below $9,000 for the second time in one week but the uptrend of BTC can be sustained despite a historically bearish Q3.

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Biggest Corporations Sceptical of Introducing Crypto Payment Option

Are traditional business enterprises ready to embrace a blockchain-based payments network? Maybe not, according to two research reports.

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Bitcoin Price Consolidating But What Happens if $9K Support Is Lost?

Several signs are pointing to a new bear market for Bitcoin as mining chip manufacturers are feeling the pinch from the halving and the global economic downturn.

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UNICEF Crypto Fund to Invest $100K in Humanitarian Blockchain Projects

UNICEF’s crypto fund is looking for blockchain startups from emerging countries that tackle COVID-19 and humanitarian challenges.

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DeFi Offers Potential Investment Opportunities Said HyperChain Capital

HyperChain Capital CEO says DeFi provides potential growth and investment opportunities for the digital assets management firm.

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Casa Releases Results on Server Implementation Test

Casa finds ElectrumX to be the “best bang for the buck” for server implementations after test.

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Renowned Cryptographer Says His Patent Was an Obstacle for Hal Finney

Okamoto explains why his “electronic cash” patent may have presented obstacles to Hal Finney’s plans to make his own electronic currency.

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Dalio Says Capital Markets Are ‘Not Free‘ as Central Banks Drive Economy

Bridgewater CIO Ray Dalio claims capital markets are no longer free as central banks drive more of the economy.

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Building Blockchains Secretly in South America

NULS core developer “Berzeck” speaks on the state of blockchain technology in Latin America.

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‘Everything Will Move to Confidential DeFi‘ Beam’s CEO Says

In the time of DeFi boom, how will Beam’s confidential DeFi stand different from others? Beam CEO Alexander Zaidelson spoke to Cointelegraph.

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Bored With Bitcoin? This BTC Price Level Is Key for a Big Breakout

The price of Bitcoin is consolidating below $9,300 but this isn’t necessarily bearish as a major breakout may be in the works.

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TV Review: Open Source Money on Discovery Science

“Open Source Money,” about the investigation of Dragonchain’s ICO, is both an intro to crypto and the current state of U.S. regulation.

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Are You Independent Yet? Financial Self-Sovereignty and the Decentralized Exchange

“You own your money, but you have to be aware of the responsibilities of owning your own money. You have to be careful with that freedom.”

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