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Bitcoin Price Goes Up After Donald Trump Says Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Money

The US president has made his first-ever public comments about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, stating that they “are not money” while their “value is highly volatile and based on thin air.”

Blockstack Receives SEC Approval for First Reg A+ Compliant Token Offering in U.S. History

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a $28 million Reg A+ offering for decentralized Internet company Blockstack. According to the company’s blog post, this is the first time in U.S. history that a crypto token offering has received SEC qualification and “a huge step forward for decentralized applications, internet security, and […]

STASIS EURS, The First Euro-Pegged Stable Coin, Listed on OKCoin

OKCoin cryptocurrency exchange announced on Monday it has listed STASIS EURS (EURS), the first euro-pegged stable coin. Authorized OKCoin customers already can deposit and withdraw EURS, while trading is enabled in EURS/USD, EURS/EUR, and EURS/BTC.

ShapeShift Celebrates Five Years Anniversary With New Platform Launch

Launching out of private beta today, ShapeShift’s new platform allows users to buy, sell, trade, and manage over 50 different digital assets through a connected hardware wallet. It’s a major launch for the five-year-old company, which was founded in 2014 as a way to swap one cryptocurrency for another.

Former Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu Launches New Crypto Trading Platform

Bitmain Technologies Ltd. co-founder and former CEO Jihan Wu has officially launched a new crypto platform which, according to a Bloomberg report on July 8, offers over-the-counter (OTC) trading, lending and custody for digital assets.

Bitcoin Tops Weiss Crypto Ratings After Being Upgraded to A- Score

Crypto investors now have one more reason to be optimistic of the future after U.S.-based provider of  investment data Weiss Ratings for the first time in the firm’s history has upgraded the score of Bitcoin to a solid A- grade.

Bitcoin Hovers Below $11,500 as Hash Rate and Mining Difficulty Hit New All-Time-Highs

Bitcoin (BTC) is changing hands at around $11,450 on Monday, mostly unchanged since the beginning of the Asian session, and could be preparing for the next major move either above $11,500 or towards $10,800.

Blockchain Startups Raised $822 Million in H1 2019 – Report

Blockchain and crypto startups have raised $822 million in 279 separate venture capital deals in H1 2019, writes Cointelegraph citing a report by Outlier Ventures released on July 2.

Bitcoin Has Been the Most Volatile and Best Performing Cryptocurrency in June – Report

Bitcoin has had the wildest price swings in June out of all cryptocurrencies with the market cap of above $4 billion. According a report by The Block, Bitcoin has reached an annualized volatility of 102% in June, trailed by Litecoin (~98%) and EOS (~97%). The least volatile major cryptocurrency has been BNB with 76%, followed […]

Predictions by Hodl Hodl Are Now Available on Mainnet

Hodl Hodl, global non-custodial P2P Bitcoin exchange, has announced its new project Predictions by Hodl Hodl is finally available on mainnet.

Waves Breaks into dApps Market Launching Smart Contracts Functionality

Waves Platform, a decentralized blockchain ecosystem for building Web 3.0 solutions, hits another milestone releasing a major update for the Waves blockchain. Waves Node 1.0 release will bring some powerful and long-awaited new functionality and features to the Waves ecosystem, while activation of RIDE for dApps on mainnet will enable dApps implementation on Waves.

Russian Culprits Linked to Coincheck’s $530 Million Hack Attack

A new report of the investigation into the Coincheck exchange 2018 hack has revealed that the personal computers of the employees have been to have been infected by a virus originating from a Russian hacker syndicate.

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