VeChain Price Extends Recovery as Market Awaits [Another] Bitcoin ETF Ruling

The vechain price (VET/VEN) rose nearly 10 percent on Tuesday, even as the wider cryptocurrency market struggled just to tread water amidst declining trading volume. VeChain Price Doubles in Just One Week The cryptocurrency, the native token of the eponymous IoT-focused VeChain platform, has been one of the market’s top performers in August, as CCN … Continued

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BitTorrent Inventor Calls it Quits Following Tron Acquisition

BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen has called it quits at the project he started nearly two decades ago following its acquisition by Justin Sun, creator of the Tron cryptocurrency. Industry publication TorrentFreak reports that Cohen, who created the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol in 2001 and founded BitTorrent Inc. in 2004, has cut ties with the project. “I

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Bitcoin ABC Calls nChain’s Bluff, Vows to Proceed with Contentious Hard Fork Upgrade

Bitcoin Cash development team Bitcoin ABC isn’t backing down from its plan to release a contentious software upgrade in November, despite vows from other development teams and at least one major mining pool to continue using software that is incompatible with the new ABC client. On Monday, Bitcoin ABC released version 0.18.0 of its full … Continued

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Tezos Price Rallies 13 Percent as Wider Cryptocurrency Market Slips

Tezos (XTZ) is experiencing a period of gains, defying the stalled momentum of the wider cryptocurrency market. As of August 20, the token traded at $1.57, up more than 13 percent in 24 hours, taking it up to number 16 on the CoinMarketCap token ranking. Coinone Listing Yesterday August 19, Coinone, a South Korean exchange, announced

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EOS, Litecoin (LTC), & Tron (TRX) Fall

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As we start out the fourth week of August, we see most of the cryptocurrency market fall. Bitcoin (BTC) is trading just below $6,500 and Ethereum (ETH) has once again dipped below $300. This weekend, the market took a slight rise and almost peaked over $225 billion, but has since been corrected.

Let’s take a look at EOS, Litecoin (LTC), Tron (TRX), and their latest project updates today.

Cryptocurrency Market Fall – EOS

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Valuation of Crypto Market Slightly Declines But Bitcoin Price Shows Stability

In the past 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has dropped slightly by $2 billion, from $215 billion to $213 billion, as the Bitcoin price and Ethereum price demonstrated stability. Most major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, EOS, and Ethereum recorded decent gains in the range of 1 to 5 percent. Tokens including

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Pornhub Subsidiary Tube8 Wants to Pay You Cryptocurrency to Watch Porn

Tube8, an adult entertainment platform, is adopting blockchain and tokenization technologies in order to reward visitors with cryptocurrency for watching videos on their website. Porn Site Tube8 Wants to Pay You Cryptocurrency To effect this process, the Pornhub subsidiary is partnering with blockchain platform Vice Industry Token (VIT) for the total tokenization of the website. … Continued

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Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion in Hours as Tokens Drop 10% on Average

In merely three hours, the crypto market has lost more than $9 billion of its valuation, as the price of tokens and small market cap cryptocurrencies dropped substantially. Tokens Plunge 10% Off of 2% Decline of Bitcoin After demonstrating a relatively strong corrective rally, the crypto market saw a decline in the value of tokens, … Continued

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Interview: Michael Dunworth, CEO of Money Transfer Service Wyre, on MakerDAO Partnership

On Tuesday, U.S. international wire transfer startup Wyre announced a strategic partnership with MakerDAO. We’ve written about Wyre several times in the past: first when they raised a $5.8 million Series A led by Chinese firm Amphora Capital. The firm went on to acquire Bejing-based Remsity as they took on China. At the time — April 2017 … Continued

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90% of Employees at Major Crypto Exchange Binance Receive Salary in BNB

At the Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX), Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao told TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington that 90 percent of the exchange’s employees receive their salaries in BNB. “Just one of the interesting things @cz_binance told me this week at LCX event: 90% of binance employees choose to receive their salary in BNB tokens. Smart people,” … Continued

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Satoshi’s Vision: Craig Wright to Launch BCH Node to ‘Restore Original Bitcoin Protocol’

An intramural debate among Bitcoin Cash developers about the future of the BCH protocol is heating up, with a development group backed by nChain and Craig Wright vowing to create a new full node client that does not include the so-called “unnecessary changes” being added to Bitcoin ABC, the most popular full node BCH client. … Continued

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U.K. Exchange Crypto Facilities Launches Bitcoin Cash Futures

Bitcoin cash, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency, took another step into the big leagues on Friday when a European derivatives trading platform launched the first regulated, USD-denominated bitcoin cash futures. This product, which began trading on the U.K.-based Crypto Facilities on Friday at 4 p.m. local time, allows investors to bet on the future price movements of … Continued

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Ripple Price (XRP) Records 16% Rally as Cryptocurrency Market Booms

A bullish correction has “rippled” across the cryptocurrency market today, with the ripple price (XRP) leading a widespread altcoin comeback. Ripple Price Marches Back The XRP/USD trading pair on Friday jumped more than 16 percent, rising from 0.29065-fiat to 0.32853-fiat. The upside adds up to a 37 percent increase since the pair established its bottom at

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Interview: MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen Talks Stablecoins

I recently spoke with MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen. MakerDAO is the company behind not one, but two, top 2oo-cryptocurrencies by market cap. One of these is Dai, sitting at #107 with a modest market capitalization of $46 million, and the second is Maker (MKR), which currently sits at #29 with a market capitalization of $272

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VeChain Price Explodes 30% as Cryptocurrency Market Extends Recovery

The vechain price (VET) exploded by 30 percent on Thursday, headlining a widespread recovery that raised the cryptocurrency market cap by more than $5 billion over the past 24 hours. The cryptocurrency, which serves as the native token of the smart contracts and supply chain management-focused VeChain blockchain, had traded below $0.008 during Thursday’s early

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Coinbase Effect: Ethereum Classic Price Surges Ahead of Listing

The cryptocurrency Ethereum Classic moved ahead of the market in recent hours when it surged by a further 15% on top of Wednesday’s 20% gains and is now trading at around $13.80 on Bitfinex. The upward gains follows crypto exchange giant Coinbase’s announcement, posted on Twitter, indicating that ETC would be available for purchase and

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Cryptocurrency Startup Swarm Is Selling Tokens Backed by Robinhood Shares

Cryptocurrency startup Swarm has an ambitious plan to democratize venture capital, and it has today taken a major step toward that goal by listing tokens that allow investors to purchase fractional shares in privately-owned fintech darling Robinhood. No, Robinhood, a wildly-popular commission-free stock trading app that recently earned a $5.6 billion valuation, isn’t holding a … Continued

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Social Cryptocurrency Kin Selects 40 Apps for $3 Million Developer Incubator

The Kin Ecosystem Foundation, creator of the cryptocurrency backed by social media company Kik Interactive, has selected consumer 40 apps to participate in the inaugural edition of its development incubator. Announced on Wednesday, the program, which will fund 40 out of the more than 200 projects who submitted applications, will primarily feature new apps, though … Continued

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Social Cryptocurrency Kin Selects 40 Apps for $5 Million Developer Incubator

The Kin Ecosystem Foundation, creator of the cryptocurrency backed by social media company Kik Interactive, has selected consumer 40 apps to participate in the inaugural edition of its development incubator. Announced on Wednesday, the program, which will fund 40 out of the more than 200 projects who submitted applications, will primarily feature new apps, though

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Venezuela Looking to Launch a Central Bank for Cryptocurrencies

Venezuela is reportedly looking to lunch a central bank for cryptocurrencies, as the country’s National Constituent Assembly is preparing to reform the Venezuelan Constitution to include it, along with a court above its Supreme Court. According to Reuters, information on the development was provided by Hermann Escarrá, which the outlet describes as “one of the … Continued

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