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CoinMarketCap Launches New Apps
After teasing them for a week, CoinMarketCap, the world’s most popular crypto data site, announced the launch of two new apps. The two new apps are their first-ever Android app and a revamped version of their iOS app. They reportedly feature a “full experience” and incorporate elements not included in the main website, such as portfolio tracking, candlestick charts, side-by-side
Nexyst: Bridging Traditional Finance and Digital Asset Management
From the creation of JP Coin to the launch of Fidelity Digital Asset Service, the digital assets market seems to be getting ready for large-scale cash infusions from big institutions. Traditional players, however, are struggling to overcome challenges in investing in this new asset class. To facilitate a smooth transmission from traditional investment to digital asset investment, Nexyst is building
Tim Draper Meeting With Facebook To Discuss Cryptocurrency Investment
Tim Draper, venture capitalist and founder of Draper Associates, is reportedly meeting with Facebook, Inc. FB 0.9% to discuss Facebook’s interest in creating its own cryptocurrency. According to BitcoinExchangeGuide, Draper is meeting with Facebook to determine whether or not an investment in Facebook Coin “is a good fit” for Draper Associates. Facebook Coin Facebook is reportedly seeking $1 billion in
Can Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Empower Venezuela?
Cryptocurrencies found itself the most compelling use over the last year in trouble-laden Venezuela. As hyperinflation and the struggling Bolivar left its population starving, Venezuelans saw cryptocurrencies as a gleaming opportunity to bypass the heavy economic censorship faced. Restricted from sending or receiving money overseas, the onslaught of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies made it possible for Venezuelans to communicate and
China Says No to Bitcoin Mining Operations Shocking Crypto World
China has recently announced that it plans to outlaw the mining of cryptocurrencies in its country. This announcement comes via a draft that was recently released on Monday disclosing the nation’s position on the cryptocurrency sector. This Bitcoin mining operations news comes as somewhat of a shock to the cryptocurrency market since upwards of half of all mining takes place
Ripple to Expand Asian Operations, Double Its Headcount in Singapore
Ripple, the American blockchain heavy, is reportedly looking to make waves in Asia. According to the Business Times (paywall), Ripple is set to expand its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore. It plans to double its staff from 12 to 24 over the year, adding business development and partnership roles, and to broaden its range of operations beyond customer services. “The demand
The Framing Effect And Bitcoin
  With the recent rally of the crypto market, perspective buyers are seemingly coming out of the woodwork. BTC reached $5000 early Tuesday morning, a price that the market hadn’t seen since November of last year when a BTC hard fork caused the market to tumble from $6000 down to a yearly low of just around $3200. vjkombajn / Pixabay
Japan Is Getting Serious About Cryptocurrency
After a disastrous 2018, the cryptocurrency market is bouncing back in 2019. Japan is one of the global hubs for cryptocurrency trading, and the Asian nation has been making plenty of cryptocurrency headlines in recent weeks. Two New Players YAHOO JAPAN COR/ADR YAHOY is set to launch a new cryptocurrency exchange, Taotao, starting in May. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: Melv_L
China Green-Lights 197 Blockchain Companies, Including Giants Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent
The Chinese Cyberspace Administration has officially unveiled its first group of registered blockchain service providers, the Cointelegraph reports. The list comprises of 197 companies, from startups like supply chain management firm VeChain and parcel delivery service ParcelX, to collossal initiatives such as Baidu Blockchain Engine and Alibaba Cloud Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS). Tencent’s BaaS (TBaaS) platform also made the list, and so
Crypto Market Surge Takes Experts By Surprise: What It Means
Following the crypto market surge to multi-month highs over the past 48 hours, a number of crypto executives have provided their insights on what could be behind the rally and the implications on the market. vjkombajn / Pixabay Coinmarketcap also showed more than $ 78 billion had been traded in the cryptocurrency space over the last 24 hours, with Bitcoin