Alchemy Opens Up Bitcoin Payment to 1.2 Million Merchants in Asia

Retail merchants across Asia can now receive bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments via a new hybrid solution launched by Alchemy. Alchemy Launches Hybrid Bitcoin Payment Solution In a press statement issued Wednesday (September 18, 2019), Alchemy — a global crypto payments service provider announced the launch of the platform. Called the Alchemy Hybrid Payment Solution, it […]

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Binance(dot)US to Launch Binance Coin (BNB) Pairs

Binance(dot)US will launch Binance Coin (BNB) pairs from the first days of trading, based on its definition as a utility coin. BNB is attractive for being one of the top gainers in 2019. BNB Considered a Utility Token Binance’s native asset, BNB, was among the coins planned for the upcoming Binance(dot)US exchange. But now, it […]

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Ethereum Network Demand High Without ‘Actual ETH Transfers’

The ethereum network is facing unprecedented demand, but it is now used for much more than “merely” transferring ETH tokens. A large part of that demand is due to the activity of smart contracts. Smart Contracts Take Over Network Usage The most active smart contract on the ethereum network as of September 15, 2019, is […]

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Binance Confirms Bitcoin Futures Market Attack Was an ‘Accident’

The CEO of Binance is facing criticism after wrongly accusing someone of attacking the newly launched bitcoin futures platform. CZ: No Bitcoin Futures Trader Lost Funds In an unusual turn of events, a debacle between Changpeng Zhao (‘CZ’) and an unnamed entity ensued over Twitter on September 16. Zhao originally claimed the party attempted to […]

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Ethereum Heads Back Towards $200, New Rally About to Begin?

Monday morning usually begins with tales of woe for ethereum and its altcoin brethren but things are looking a little brighter today. ETH has had a solid weekend with momentum building while its big brother has remained consolidating. An 8% Weekend for Ethereum September has been a dismal month for the world’s second largest crypto […]

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Nick Szabo, ‘Libra is a Cryptocurrency in the Same Way That a Doll is a Baby’

Facebook’s Libra Coin has been all over the news the past few months as more tech giants invest in the network. However, many people in the cryptocurrency community are skeptical about the new stable coin, saying that Libra doesn’t have the properties that made Bitcoin what it is today. Issues with Centralization As many people […]

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Crypto Inflation Figures Show Why Bitcoin is King Above Others Like ZEC and XRP

The high inflation figures for altcoins like ZCash (ZEC) and XRP are providing yet another basis for the “bitcoin is king” argument. Indiscriminate Dumping Hurting Altcoin Value Tweeting on Friday (September 13, 2019), economic and crypto analyst, Alex Krüger highlighted the relationship between high inflation figures and poor price performance for certain altcoins. Crypto inflation […]

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Libra to Address Regulatory Challenges and Launch By End of 2020 –

Bertrand Perez, General Director of the Libra Association, told the French financial media Les Echos that the stablecoin project backed by Facebook would go live by the end of 2020. His comments come a day after French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire pledged to stop Libra in Europe. Libra Is Too Big to Be Opposed […]

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