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Japan’s GMO Wants to Borrow Bitcoins from Customers

Japan's GMO Wants to Borrow Bitcoins from CustomersJapanese internet giant GMO has launched a service to allow customers to lend their bitcoins to the company. Customers’ bitcoin balances will be debited from their GMO Coin trading accounts once loan agreements have been reached. This program is similar to the one launched by the hacked exchange Coincheck last year. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin […]

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Bitfinex Introduces Trading for 12 Altcoins Including Tether Competitor

Bitfinex Introduces Trading for 12 Altcoins Including Tether CompetitorBitfinex has announced the introduction of 12 new ERC-20 tokens. Among the tokens listed is Dai – a stablecoin competitor to Tether. Also Read: First Soros, Now Rockefellers Move into Cryptocurrency Bitfinex Announces Trading Pairs for 12 New Altcoins On April 7th, Bitfinex announced via Medium the introduction of 12 new altcoins on its trading platform. All […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Sunday: Stablecoin v Stablecoin

Bitcoin in Brief Sunday: Stablecoin v StablecoinToday’s Bitcoin in Brief provides some leisurely Sunday reading for anyone who has a life to live outside of crypto. We curate the best stories from the past 24 hours and condense them into a daily digest so you can stay in the loop in less time than it takes to boil a kettle. In […]

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Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million To List Tokens

Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million To List TokensCryptocurrency trading exchanges are charging as much as ten times the amount traditional exchanges request for securities, according to a paper released by Autonomous Research, a fintech analysis firm. Also read: Taiwan Looks to Regulate Bitcoin Under Anti-Money Laundering Laws ICO Listing Exchanges Charging Huge Fees Infrastructure providers of crypto listings have realised that there’s […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Hypertokenization

This Week in Bitcoin: HypertokenizationYou’ve heard of hyberbitcoinization: how bitcoin could one day replace hyper-inflated fiat currencies. Now say hello to its lesser companion, hypertokenization: the idea that there should be a token for everything. Like salt and pepper, tokens are best enjoyed in moderation, but if the top stories from This Week in Bitcoin are an indicator, we […]

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Bitfinex Rejects All Present and Future Venezuelan Cryptocurrencies

Bitfinex Rejects All Present and Future Venezuelan CryptocurrenciesBitfinex has announced that it will not list or transact Venezuela’s new “oil-backed cryptocurrency” or any other tokens that the country may issue in the future, citing U.S. sanctions. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan government has reportedly set the minimum investment amount for the petro initial coin offering.  Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible […]

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Markets Update: Trader Sentiment Optimistic But Signals Still Unclear

Markets Update: Trader Sentiment Optimistic But Signals Still UnclearCryptocurrency markets are bouncing around in value over the course of the weekend as the entire crypto-market capitalization currently rests at $329 billion USD. BTC/USD markets briefly jumped above the $9K region on Sunday, March 25 but dropped an hour later to a low of $8,398. Most of the digital currencies within the crypto-economy have […]

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Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by Half

Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by HalfThe disappointing price performances of the cryptocurrency markets in January and February have apparently driven many bitcoin traders to avoid checking on their exchange accounts. Estimations of the total number of visits to the trading venues based on web traffic show a sharp decline month over month.      Also Read: University Student Gang ”Breaking […]

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Ethereum’s ICO Whales Can Crash the Market at Any Time

Ethereum’s ICO Whales Can Crash the Market at Any TimeCrypto whales are generally thought of as wealthy traders with the ability to move markets via a single sell order. Yet the greatest whales of all aren’t traders but ICOs which own millions of ether worth billions of dollars. Over 3% of the total ethereum supply is estimated to be in the hands of ICOs, […]

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The Current Crypto-Bear Run Will be Nothing Like 2014

The Current Crypto-Bear Run Will be Nothing Like 2014Since the beginning of the new year, the past three months has seen most cryptocurrencies lose over 60 percent of their values. Bearish markets have started to spark 2014 memories when BTC/USD markets and many altcoins suffered from a year-long downturn. Surely there have been few similarities to the current 2018 bear run and the […]

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