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Ripple, the company behind the XRP crypto asset, has reportedly just moved around $15.3 million worth of the digital currency to a wallet associated with over-the-counter sales. The news could be a sign that the firm is planning to dump yet more of its XRP tokens on the market. Ripple is by far the largest…
Bitcoin scaled a fresh session high on Monday as tit-for-tat trade tariffs by the United States and China bruised global stocks and boosted demand for perceived safe-haven assets. Global mkts slumping amid trade gloom. New tariffs were announced by both China & US. Trump cited his authority under IEEPA (trade war nuclear option) to order…
Long-time Bitcoin proponent and CEO at BullBitcoin.com Francis Pouliot is concerned about the lack of progress made by the company behind the instant messaging application Telegram towards its crypto ambitions. The company sold tokens to investors last year, raising $1.7 billion in the process. Telegram had promoted the project, called the Telegram Open Network (TON)…
As part of a typically-impassioned media appearance, RT’s Max Keiser has once again claimed that Bitcoin will outperform every other asset on the planet in the relatively short term. The presenter and perma-bull believes that institutions wanting to get into the industry will drive the price skywards as they accumulate the necessary inventory to offer…
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has stated that it has reduced the number of confirmations required to make a transaction to and from the exchange. The crypto assets that the change will apply to for now are Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). The move should make the overall service offered by the exchange stronger. Requiring less…
Lightning Labs has taken one step closer to bringing Lightning Network payments to mobile with the launch of the Lightning App for iOS and Android in alpha on the Bitcoin main net. It follows the recent launch of the Lightning App on desktop, bringing the total number of operating systems supported by the program to…
International kickboxing promotions firm Glory has started accepting Litecoin payments for tickets. To celebrate the announcement, the company is offering those choosing to pay using the crypto asset an exclusive package to really enjoy a fight in style. The firm first announced the partnership with the Litecoin Foundation earlier this year. However, this will be…
The world of crypto assets is often a rather daunting and confusing place. As a newcomer, it can be difficult to hone in on good information to start your Bitcoin educational journey off right. With that in mind, we thought we’d put together this reading list of resources aimed to help newbies find their feet…
One of the most commonly repeated criticisms of Bitcoin is its energy consumption. It seems that every few months, some new report is penned stating that Bitcoin uses the same amount of electricity as an ever larger country. However, demonising Bitcoin on such grounds is highly reductionist. After all, there is a lot more that…
Kin, the cryptocurrency project launched by the firm behind the messaging application Kik, has asked the crypto asset space for donations to fund a potential legal battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm is hoping that such a lawsuit will help to clarify the legal position of many digital currencies that were…