By CCN Markets: The price of bitcoin (BTC) on Sunday surged above $ 9,300 to establish a fresh year-to-date high. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate touched $ 9,388 at 0600 UTC — its highest since May 30 — on San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. The move brought the pair’s net rebound gains close to 200-percent, including a 154-percent since 2019 open alone. It further prompted bitcoin’s market capitalization to jump above $ 165 billion. At its highest, the cryptocurrency’s net valuation was more than $ 327 billion. The steady uptrend in the bitcoin market has coincided with notable volume growth. According to CoinMarketCap’s 24-hour adjusted timeframe, exchanges
Supermarket chain Carrefour has reportedly attributed a recent increase in sales to its use of blockchain tracking for food products.
The price of Bitcoin SV (BSV), the Bitcoin Cash fork created by Craig Wright, surged around 50% on Thursday after a fake report was released that claimed that Wright had proven he is Satoshi Nakamoto. As detailed in a recent article by CoinDesk, scammers masquerading as Chinese news site Coinbull published a fake report indicating […]
Unstoppable Domains says its decentralized registry can create a censorship-resistant internet, and big investors are backing the idea.
The Abyss, a gaming platform built on crypto, is teaming up with “Fortnite” creator Epic Games in a bid to incentivize developers.
Payments startup Uphold is implementing hardware and software from Ledger’s Vault to improve its cold storage solution for investors.
Wasabi Wallet has released version 1.1.4 of its privacy-focused wallet and the latest upgrade comes with security-bolstering features, improved performance and a curiously named — but definitely useful — new “Lurking Wife Mode.”
Proudly advertised as the wallet that lets users “reclaim [their] privacy,” the Wasabi desktop wallet is indeed a favorite of bitcoiners who want to obscure their transactions and make their coins more fungible (i.e., indistinguishable from others on the network).
With $ 1.5 million in seed funding secured, Bolt Labs wants to bring privacy features to the lightning network and other blockchain solutions.
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the founders of Gemini, believe that the cryptocurrency market is in need of more regulation. While speaking at SXSW in Austin, Texas on Friday, the Winklevoss twins touched on the aftermath of the alleged death of Quadriga CX CEO Gerald Cotten, which has left investors unable to access some $ 200 million […]
Blockchain project World Asset eXchange (WAX) announced this week that it has partnered with NantG to release customized skins for the relaunched version of H1Z1, a battle royale game that pre-dated both Fortnite and PUBG and is now known as Z1 Battle Royale (Z1BR). Z1BR and WAX are teaming up to give away thousands of exclusive, […]
By CCN.com: Tesla has been granted the go-ahead to begin selling its mass-production, low-cost electric car in Europe. Beginning February, Tesla will be able to sell the long-range version of the Model 3, per Bloomberg. From Tesla’s website, the long-range model runs for 310 miles on one full charge. Permission was granted by the Dutch
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average received a huge boost today as Goldman Sachs reported higher than expected earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018. Goldman Sachs delivered adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $ 6.05 against analyst’s predictions of $ 4.53. Its revenue hit $ 8.08 billion exceeding analysts forecasts of $ 7.54 billion. The bank’s stocks have surged
The China Banking Association, the country’s self-regulatory organization for the banking sector, has launched a new blockchain-based platform for trade finance.
When we talk about worldwide crypto adoption, one of the most untapped places in the world is Africa. Nigerian blockchain experts have called for greater regulation of cryptocurrency on the African continent to strengthen the sector in the region and to help boost the economy. Although most crypto-fanatics will pour scorn on any talk of
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Calgary has become the first Canadian city to launch a digital version of its local currency. Known as the Calgary Digital Dollar, the digital currency will be used exclusively in the City of Calgary located in Alberta Province and will operate alongside the federal currency, the Canadian Dollar (or the loonie as it is popularly
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On November 30, Zcash (ZEC), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency, was integrated into Coinbase Pro, a U.S.-based regulated digital asset exchange operated by Coinbase. The exchange told investors that throughout the foreseeable future, withdrawals of Zcash shielded transactions, private or anonymous transactions on the Zcash network, will not be supported. Coinbase said: “Initially, we will support deposits
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The government of Singapore will offer financial incentives in order to grow the blockchain ecosystem in the country. According to The Business Times, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) which falls under Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information will offer seed funding to players in the media and ICT sector. This is with a view … Continued
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In case you missed it, Poloniex, one of the major altcoin exchanges, was acquired by Circle in February. Previously, Circle was focused primarily on the major coins versus fiat pairings, but since its acquisition of Poloniex it has had the opportunity to dive into more tokens, and in September it launched its own stablecoin to
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It has been recently announced by IOHK that Trezor is currently undergoing its final preparations to support Cardano. The globally known hardware wallet, Trezor facilitate digital currencies to be stored and they are popular for being able to store the key to the wallet safely. The firm is a big manufacturer of hardware wallets and a big boost for security for the foundations native token is surely going to please a lot of people who have invested in it.
This announcement has come from Charles Hoskinson, who is the founder of Cardano, through his official Twitter account which suggests that this could be the case before next month.
Technology startup accelerator Boost VC has announced that it is accepting applications from crypto startups to join Tribe 12, its latest accelerator program cohort. Since 2012, Boost VC has graduated several cohorts with more than 75 crypto-related projects including prominent blockchain projects like Etherscan, Aragon, and MyCrypto. According to the announcement, which appeared in a Medium post,