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  • EOS Knights Leaves For TRON: Is The ‘Ethereum Killer’ In Trouble?
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 21, 2019 at 15:00

    After seeing developers port over to EOS earlier this year, the ‘Ethereum Killer’ of last year now finds itself on the receiving end. Popular game, EOS Knights, will be ported over to TRON (TRX) later this year.  TRON said it had partnered with Biscuit, the developer company behind EOS Knights, and would assist with transitioning […] The post EOS Knights Leaves For TRON: Is The ‘Ethereum Killer’ In Trouble? appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH / USD: Another $10 To Liftoff
    by The Analyst Team on October 21, 2019 at 14:35

    Bitcoin Cash is currently bearish over both the short-term and the medium-term  The four-hour time is showing that a breakout above the $242.00 level could trigger a major up move A bearish head and shoulders pattern is still weighing on the BCH  USD pair Bitcoin Cash has moved away from the worst levels of the […] The post Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis BCH / USD: Another $10 To Liftoff appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Shrinking Circumference of Circle: A Tale of Lawmaker Feet-Dragging
    by Paul de Havilland on October 21, 2019 at 14:23

    Circle is the latest victim of SEC foot-dragging as it continues to shrink, abandoning many of its ambitions to build a holistic world-class crypto company as regulatory uncertainty continues to undermine both its model, and the asset-class as a whole. Boston-based Circle, which began as a peer-to-peer payments technology company in 2013, seemed to be […] The post Shrinking Circumference of Circle: A Tale of Lawmaker Feet-Dragging appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Crypto Volumes Plunged In September, Finds Report
    by Darren Kleine on October 21, 2019 at 08:00

    The latest edition of the monthly CryptoCompare Exchange Review is out, and one clear conclusion stands out from the analysis: since August, market volumes have fallen across the board. The review examines all kinds of details about the crypto market, including exchange fee models, volumes in crypto derivatives trading, and comparisons between crypto to crypto, […] The post Crypto Volumes Plunged In September, Finds Report appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • DeFi Rise Continues As Babel Finance Grows By 7500% In A Year
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 19, 2019 at 14:00

    Bitcoin trading volume may be posting lows across the board, but back in DeFi Babylon things are not so gloomy. Babel Finance reported a tremendous growth rate ever since the investment by NGC Ventures, a Venture Capital fund loosely associated with NEO. In the twelve months since the capital injection, Babel Finance has increased loan volume […] The post DeFi Rise Continues As Babel Finance Grows By 7500% In A Year appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Token Burn Wars Heat Up as Huobi Outpaces Binance
    by Paul de Havilland on October 19, 2019 at 13:30

    Everybody likes a good supply-sapping token burn. The first quarterly kilning of native exchange tokens took place in October of 2017 at Binance, and burning is now conducted by Huobi and Bitfinex, as well as Tether when trouble brews and people want their real dollars back, among others. Binance has conducted its ninth quarterly BNB […] The post Token Burn Wars Heat Up as Huobi Outpaces Binance appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Zk-STARKs Arrive: But Is The Privacy Coin Tech Even Needed?
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 18, 2019 at 17:22

    Zk-STARKs have been long hyped up as a replacement for Zcash’s Zk-SNARK system, for one simple reason: they don’t require the trusted setup, which (if compromised) could allow an attacker to mint unlimited coins. The Monero team has been especially vocal about that possibility, speculating in 2017 on including Zk-STARKs in the roadmap. Fluffypony even ‘promised’ a STARK-based sidechain on […] The post Zk-STARKs Arrive: But Is The Privacy Coin Tech Even Needed? appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Circle Bids Farewell To Poloniex: Poloniex Bids Farewell To The U.S.
    by Jon Rice on October 18, 2019 at 16:23

    It’s always hard to say goodbye to an ex- in which you’ve invested so much… but Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire seems to have no problem with dumping the baggage. Circle has announced that it is “doubling down” on efforts to “build a more open, global and accessible financial system” – and that as part of […] The post Circle Bids Farewell To Poloniex: Poloniex Bids Farewell To The U.S. appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Nano Price Analysis NANO / USD: Big Dipper?
    by The Analyst Team on October 18, 2019 at 15:23

    Nano remains bearish over both the short-term and the medium-term The four-hour time is showing that bulls need to stabilize price above the $0.850000 level to increase buying interest. The daily time frame shows that the cryptocurrency is trading inside a huge wedge pattern. Nano is coming back under downside pressure towards the $0.800000 level, […] The post Nano Price Analysis NANO / USD: Big Dipper? appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Bitcoin Falls Below $8,000: Will Support Hold And The Triple Top Pattern Repeat?
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 18, 2019 at 15:08

    Bitcoin is back below $8,000 today, dragging down most of the altcoins with it. Virtually the entire market is down with figures ranging from 1% to 3%, though Holochain and BSV are exceptions with +5% and +2% performances on the day.   Is Bitcoin’s support waning? The current price setting shows some peculiarities, as parallels […] The post Bitcoin Falls Below $8,000: Will Support Hold And The Triple Top Pattern Repeat? appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Tether Considers Algorithmic Stablecoin: Codename USDTX
    by Paddy Baker on October 18, 2019 at 13:21

    Stablecoin provider Tether is considering creating an algorithmic alternative to its popular USDT token – possibly allowing traders to use cryptocurrency as collateral – as a means to provide another route to issue and trade USD-pegged assets. Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether and affiliated exchange Bitfinex, told Crypto Briefing the company was researching a new […] The post Tether Considers Algorithmic Stablecoin: Codename USDTX appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • BlockFi Introduces Suite Of Institutional Investor Services
    by Paul de Havilland on October 18, 2019 at 13:00

    BlockFi has formally announced the introduction of BlockFi Institutional Services. Previously a retail hodler-focused company, it is now introducing enterprise-grade financing solutions for digital assets for institutional investors like market-makers, funds, exchanges, and family offices. The move represents an about-face for the lending platform, which decided to limit the interest rates on bitcoin deposits over […] The post BlockFi Introduces Suite Of Institutional Investor Services appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Binance Futures Maxes Leverage Bar Out To 125X
    by Darren Kleine on October 18, 2019 at 09:50

    Binance has just upped the ante as the futures trading platform raises the bar with a new 125X leverage option on Bitcoin futures contracts. If you seek to profit from falling Bitcoin prices, or you simply find the current levels of volatility to not be stimulating enough, the Binance futures trading platform is available for […] The post Binance Futures Maxes Leverage Bar Out To 125X appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Cardano Finds New Footing With New Balance Partnership
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 17, 2019 at 20:18

    Proving the origin and authenticity of retail products has often been proposed as one of the key use cases of blockchain, but it was largely the turf of companies like VeChain and recently, IBM. Cardano is now jumping into this field with both feet through a collaboration with New Balance, the athletic wear and sneaker brand. […] The post Cardano Finds New Footing With New Balance Partnership appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • SingularityNET Collaborates With TODA To Bring Scalable Marketplace Version
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 17, 2019 at 18:58

    SingularityNET has announced a collaboration with TODA to host its decentralized AI marketplace on the platform. Dubbed Singularity-on-TODA, the new platform will replace all Ethereum-based payment channels with TODA, providing an additional option for agents to conduct their business on. The two platforms will remain separate, however. The collaboration is still in the testing stage, […] The post SingularityNET Collaborates With TODA To Bring Scalable Marketplace Version appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • BlockFi Sees Institutional Investors Emerging From the Crypto Closet
    by Paul de Havilland on October 17, 2019 at 17:11

    BlockFi has revealed the current state of crypto interest among institutional investors. They found that while interest was healthy and growing, it pales in comparison to the segment of the market that was not interested, or in the consideration stage. Scanning public filings made by the roughly 40,000 registered investment advisors in the U.S., BlockFi […] The post BlockFi Sees Institutional Investors Emerging From the Crypto Closet appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • FCA Invites UK Crypto To Sign Up For Mystery Regulation
    by Paddy Baker on October 17, 2019 at 15:53

    It appears the UK’s financial watchdog is laying the groundwork to regulate crypto as it starts requesting blockchain companies to register with them. The catch is these companies will need to take a leap of faith, as they’ll be committing themselves to a framework that hasn’t actually been finalized yet. In a recently released consultation […] The post FCA Invites UK Crypto To Sign Up For Mystery Regulation appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • Crypto Market Recovers While Monero Rockets, As Fed Considers Digital Dollar
    by Andrey Shevchenko on October 17, 2019 at 15:37

    Cryptocurrencies are recovering somewhat today, as we alluded to yesterday. While Bitcoin is still weak at slightly above $8,000, the altcoin thawing continues with a few outliers leading the way. The most impressive gain today is posted by Monero, currently at +14% and counting. Other notables include XRP’s +4%, as well as a +10-11% registered […] The post Crypto Market Recovers While Monero Rockets, As Fed Considers Digital Dollar appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • QTUM Performs First Proof of Stake Hard Fork
    by Darren Kleine on October 17, 2019 at 14:59

    The dreaded hard fork; a point of no return for many contentious blockchain splits in the past. But in the case of the QTUM network, it’s all a part of the plan. While Ethereum and Cardano developers continue to wrestle with questions surrounding their approach to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus, QTUM developers are charging ahead with […] The post QTUM Performs First Proof of Stake Hard Fork appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]

  • CoinMarketCap Launches Interest Rate Comparison for Cryptoasset Lending Platforms
    by Sarah Rothrie on October 17, 2019 at 14:43

    CoinMarketCap has launched a new product, ranking crypto-asset lending platforms according to the interest rates on offer. The product, called Interest by CoinMarketCap, works in a similar way to the existing ranking service, but in this case ranks crypto assets, 33 in total, by the interest rates borrowers and lenders either pay or earn respectively. […] The post CoinMarketCap Launches Interest Rate Comparison for Cryptoasset Lending Platforms appeared first on Crypto Briefing. […]


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