Central Banks Wary of Issuing Own Cryptocurrencies
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Central Banks Wary of Issuing Own Cryptocurrencies

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) recently published a survey indicating that many central banks are “proceeding cautiously” on issuing their cryptocurrencies. It also revealed that only a few are planning to do so in the near future. Swiss-based BIS conducted a survey involving 63 members of the central banks …

Mainnet Launch Results in IOST’s Price Gain
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Mainnet Launch Results in IOST’s Price Gain

The launch of Mainnet has impacted the markets, as indicated by a recent double-digit increase in IOST’s price. The gain has risen by 30% in about a week. IOST, having the market cap of around $81 million, increased by 13% in 24 hours. IOST’s blockchain infrastructure which exudes higher scalability …

Coinbase Shuts down Accounts Belonging to Gab and its CEO
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Coinbase Shuts down Accounts Belonging to Gab and its CEO

Gab which is known to be an anti-censorship social media platform has reportedly been de-platformed by Coinbase. As said by the Gab team on January 5, the accounts of both Gab and its CEO, Andrew Torba, were shut down by Coinbase, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges and wallets. In …

BitTorrent To Introduce Own Cryptocurrency
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BitTorrent to Introduce Own Cryptocurrency

The famous peer-to-peer file sharing platform BitTorrent has announced that it is planning to create its cryptocurrency with the help of Tron network. Along with other uses, the token will be used to make payments for higher speed file download on the company’s uTorrent client for Windows. The CEO of …

Bitcoin Exchange HitBTC suspends Customers’ Accounts | Coindelite News
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Bitcoin Exchange HitBTC suspends Customers’ Accounts

According to several sources, the cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC has frozen its customers’ accounts ahead of an annual proof of keys event. The firm replied to an open complaint on Reddit after the user accused them of suspending his withdrawal requests. Redditor PEDXS alleged that he had duly passed the Know-Your-Customer …

Almost 1000 Altcoins Died As Bitcoin Struggled In 2018
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Almost 1000 Altcoins Died As Bitcoin Struggled In 2018

A retrospective account of cryptocurrency in 2018 has indicated that Bitcoin (BTC) recovered from a “dead” position in the media about 90 times, as shown by the industry news and information portal 99bitcoins. The site’s Bitcoin Obituaries section which tracks media claims that Bitcoin was unsuccessful, with almost 100 such …

FSA Receives 190 Applications For Crypto Exchange License
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FSA Receives 190 Applications for Crypto Exchange License

The Financial Services Agency of Japan received 190 cryptocurrency exchange license applications on December 28, as informed by an unnamed FSA staff member. The FSA certified the Japanese Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) to supervise the space, giving the local crypto market self-regulatory status. The JVCEA is expected to build …

Samsung Plans To Integrate Crypto Wallet Into Its Smartphones
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Samsung Plans To Integrate Crypto Wallet Into Its Smartphones

South Korean Electronics giant Samsung has filed a trademark that indicates that it may be planning to integrate a cryptocurrency wallet to its smartphones. The filing was submitted to the U.K intellectual Property Office (IPO) on December 27. This fortifies the reports that surfaced earlier this month indicating Samsung’s intention …

Hundreds Of Crypto Projects Exposed
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Hundreds Of Crypto Projects Exposed

Recent research carried out by the Wall Street Journal published on Dec 27, revealed that hundreds of cryptocurrency offerings exhibited signs of plagiarism, fraudulent activity, and improbable returns. As a part of the research, the Wall Street Journal downloaded white papers of 3,291 crypto projects that announced an initial coin …

Bitcoin's Price To Fall Lower Than $3,000
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Bitcoin’s Price To Fall Lower Than $3,000

According to Digital Assets Founder, Anthony Pompliano, Bitcoin has “lower to go” despite its surge to above $4,000 last week. Pompliano, who is an active markets commentator on social media, has become the latest personality to claim that Bitcoin’s value will only go down once the price slips down to …