Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies Don’t

Visa and Mastercard are planning to increase transaction fees for US merchants who accept card payments, Reuters reports. The hikes, which come into effect in April 2019, are likely to further damage already the fragile relationship between payment providers and merchants. Fees-Us Christ According to sources, the increases will firstly affect interchange fees, which merchants pay their banks when accepting a […]

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Ethereum Price: Consolidating For The Next Leg Up?

On Friday Litecoin kickstarted a phenomenal rally which led the entire market higher. Can Ethereum continue to gain on its own or will Bitcoin and Litecoin price action mirror Ethereum’s future course? Ethereum Price: Market Overview Ethereum 00 and Litecoin both staged amazing rallies over the past few days. Bitcoin’s strong upside move shifted it […]

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Binance Chain Will Charge ‘Close’ To $100K to List New Coins

The CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, revealed that the company’s decentralized exchange (DEX), Binance Chain, will charge ‘close’ to $100,000 for listing new coins.  $100K Listing Fee Set ‘Deliberately’ In a 45-minute live ask-me-anything (AMA), CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, said that there will be a listing fee for new coins on the company’s DEX – […]

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Johnny Depp-Linked ‘Crypto-Netflix’ Signs New Indie Producers

TaTaTu, the $575 million dollar cryptocurrency entertainment platform, has signed content agreements with three independent film production companies. This will see the platform, which has a development deal with Johnny Depp, add 50+ new movie and television titles. Big Fish As announced by The Hollywood Reporter, TaTaTu has signed content licensing agreements with Lakeshore Entertainment, Kew Media Group, […]

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Decentralized Exchange Trading Volume Hits All-Time Low

Despite the interest of major cryptocurrency exchanges in pursuing the DEX model, decentralized exchanges have hit an all-time low in terms of USD traded value. Trading Volume at All-Time Low According to a new research by Diar, decentralized exchanges (DEX) have now hit their all-time low in terms of USD traded value. The report outlines that since […]

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Bitcoin Price Falls Below $3.4K on Downward Trend ‘D-Day’

The Bitcoin price continues to suffer as the week progresses, losing another 2 percent in USD terms to trade below $3400 January 29. ‘D-Day’ For Bitcoin Price Trend? Bitcoin’s 3-day losses now surpass 7 percent as analysts describe what they see as a decisive trading period which will determine the broader trend for BTC/USD 00. […]

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Iran May Unveil State-Backed Cryptocurrency This Week

Iran is reportedly expected to announce its state-backed digital currency at the annual Electronic Banking and Payment Systems Conference which starts on January 29th. The move is an attempt to bypass US-imposed economic sanctions.  Iran-Backed Cryptocurrency Iran first announced its intentions to launch a state-backed digital currency in the summer of 2018. The move was […]

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BRD Continues to Rise, Gains $15 Million in Series B Funding

BRD, a popular mobile cryptocurrency wallet available on both Android and iOS devices, has reportedly raised $15 million in Series B funding.  The majority of the funding comes from a subsidiary company of Japan’s SBI Holdings called SBI Crypto Investment. The funding will primarily be used to further the development of the already-solid product, expand […]

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Wall Street Invests $20M to Bridge Blockchain With Capital Markets

Despite the bear market, and rising camp of naysayers predicting Bitcoin’s demise, Wall Street is steadily plowing funds into crypto. The latest blockchain company to catch investors’ eyes is Symbiont, a New York startup bringing blockchain tech to capital markets. 2019 The Year of Institutional Investment Bitcoinist reported yesterday that Nasdaq is positively bullish on […]

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