Reverse Merger Could Take Bithumb Crypto Exchange Public in the U.S.

Singapore-based holding firm Blockchain Exchange Alliance, which has a controlling stake in major crypto exchange Bithumb, is looking to list in the United States by acquiring a publicly traded company in the country, CNBC reports on Jan. 22. According to CNBC, a publicly-traded holding company called Blockchain Industries announced that it had a binding letter […]

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Living on Bitcoin Day 5: An In-Store Buy At Last (Spoiler: It’s Pot-Related)

This is the fifth instalment of reporter Colin Harper’s “Living on Bitcoin” experience in San Francisco. Find out what happened to him earlier on Day 1 , on Day 2 , on Day 3 and on Day 4. I woke up in a millionaire’s bed today, something I never thought I’d say because I ain’t […]

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC At Continued Risk of Weakness

Bitcoin price remained in a bearish zone below the $3,580 and $3,600 resistance levels against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance near $3,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is currently trading inside an expanding triangle with resistance near […]

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AI Devs Behind Robot Sophia Partner with Blockchain Agricultural Data Firm

Decentralized Artificial Intelligence (AI) firm SingularityNET has announced a partnership with agriculture-focused blockchain startup Hara at the World Web Forum, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan. 21. Hara’s objective is reportedly to use blockchain to provide Indonesian farmers with useful data like grain price, soil quality and land ownership details. The newly […]

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Binance Expands Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange Into Europe Via Jersey

Binance’s cryptocurrency exchange platform has expanded into the European market with its entry into the Island of Jersey, a self-governing dependency of Great Britain. Binance Jersey will allow trading of popular cryptocurrencies bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) against the euro (EUR) and the British pound (GBP). The exchange will launch with four trading pairs, including […]

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Soulja Boy: Bitcoin & Crypto’s Glory Days Now In The Rearview Mirror

In October of 2018, as Bitcoin found itself above $6,000, Soulja “Drako” Boy, the American rapper of “Crank That” fame, released a banger simply titled “Bitcoin.” In the piece of music, a track in Soulja’s Young Drako album, the Chicago-based artist spat fire, so to speak, about the world’s first cryptocurrency. While many first assumed […]

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Bitcoin Nears $3,750 as Top Cryptos See Moderate Gains

Saturday, Jan. 19 — all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains in the 24 hours to press time. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is nearing $3,750 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from  Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is up about 2 percent on the day, trading at around $3,730. Looking at […]

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Haven, a New App From OB1, Lets Users Chat, Shop and Send Crypto Privately

Blockchain startup OB1, the developers of decentralized shopping platform OpenBazaar, have announced Haven, a privacy-focused app for socializing with friends and making purchases with cryptocurrencies. The project was announced by Brian Hoffman, founder and CEO of OB1, at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. The developers claim that Haven will “enable users to shop, […]

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Crypto Market Wrap: TenX Surging on Reissued PAY Credit Cards

Crypto markets are still flat this Saturday, Tron pulling back after recent gains, TenX surging. As we enter the weekend crypto markets remain inactive. If anything there has been a slight pullback for most crypto assets but total market cap is still hovering just above $120 billion. Over the past 24 hours Bitcoin has dropped […]

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Former Governor of French Central Bank Joins Board of Directors of Blockchain Firm Setl

British blockchain technology group Setl has hired former governor of the French central bank Christian Noyer as a member of its board of directors. The new appointment was confirmed in a blog post published on Jan. 17. Founded in 2015, Setl is a financial company with a focus on blockchain technology. Setl  has built a […]

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