Litecoin (LTC) is the Top Altcoin Performer in 2019

Cryptocurrencies have bounced back after imploding in early 2019. While all the major digital currencies have bottomed out from one-year lows, Litecoin (LTC) has emerged as a top performer as it continues to elicit strong interest. Cryptocurrency Renascence A 360% plus rally from one-year lows underscores the love that Litecoin continues to receive in the…

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Is a Nail in the Coffin for ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

Edan Yago is the founder of CementDAO, an effort to bring together stablecoins into a unified ecosystem. The views expressed here are his own. With the announcement of Libra, cryptocurrency has entered the big leagues. Facebook’s entry into this market means every single company now has to take cryptocurrency seriously. Companies around the world are…

Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) | The Pros & Cons Everyone Should Know

If you’ve ever been interested in fundraising your startup, you’ve probably heard of an Initial Exchange Offering, or IEO. IEOs are becoming more popular than ICOs and are considered the next stage in the evolution. However, the concept hasn’t crawled out of its crib yet, and many people are confused about its reliability and benefits….

A New Bitcoin Exchange On the Colombian-Venezuelan Border Will Help Refugees

A new cryptocurrency exchange service is available on the border between Colombia and Venezuela, and its aim is to help refugees traveling across the Simon Bolivar International Bridge. Visitors are now able to use the point-of-sale service with cryptocurrencies to buy goods. The POS is located in Santander, Colombia, just across the border from Venezuela….

Bitcoin Trend Overwhelmingly Bullish: Dips In BTC Remain Supported

Bitcoin price traded to yet another 2019 high near $9,470 and corrected lower against the US Dollar. The price is trading nicely above the $9,200, $9,150 and $9,000 support levels. There is a key breakout pattern forming with support near $9,220 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair…

Binance to Launch Bitcoin-Pegged Token on Its Own Blockchain

Binance will issue a number of tokens pegged to leading cryptocurrencies on Binance Chain to boost the number of trading options on its platform. The tokens are also likely to be extended to Binance DEX, the firm’s recently launched decentralized exchange, as they create the potential to in effect move cryptos from different blockchains onto its…

Pro or Anti Bitcoin? Community Divided Amid Facebook Crypto Launch

At long last, Facebook’s inaugural consumer-facing Bitcoin-related (albeit remotely related) project is upon us. To be announced on Tuesday morning, Libra (Reserve) is slated to be a stablecoin tied to a basket of traditional assets, presumably ensuring it is nothing like other crypto assets. Joining the social media giant in this venture are star massive…

Libra White Paper | Blockchain, Association, Reserve : CryptoCurrency

It’s not akin to printing paper money unless central banks are printing money to buy libra. It mitigates a lot of the issues behind fiat stablecoins by not being tied to a specific fiat currency. So for example if one of the backing currencies starting printing massive amounts of money and devalues it’s currency, it…

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