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Bitmex flash crash doesn’t scare off XRP bulls

On February 13th at 3pm CET the controversial crypto exchange Bitmex flash crashed the price of XRP from over 32 dollar cents right down to 13 cents. Bitmex founder and CEO Arthur Hayes is well known for his anti-XRFP stance and shonky margin trading exchanges[Read More…]

Mass crypto adoption tipping point is here at last

Crypto and blockchain have been searching for a real leader to drive mass public awareness and mass adoption. Where Bitcoin has failed to see much adoption over its decade long lifespan, XRP on the other hand has been signing up partners and customers at light[Read More…]

XRP powered MoneyGram expand throughout India!

MoneyGram and EbixCash Sign Exclusive Strategic Agreement to Expand Presence in India January 13, 2020 07:28 ET | Source: Ebix, Inc. Millions of consumers across the EbixCash network of more than 75,000 villages and 4,000 cities will access MoneyGram’s leading capabilities and global platform Strategic[Read More…]

Wise Cryptos Heavily Featured on Global Television

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/27/2019 Wise Cryptos Wise Cryptos Heavily Featured on Global Television Alexandra Palace, London, United Kingdom: Wise Cryptos reflect on the success of their large scale sponsorship of 6 players at the PDC World Darts Championship. The players in question; Krzysztof[Read More…]

VeChain buyback address compromised for 1.1 billion VET

VeChain Foundation Announcement: December 13, 8:27pm (UTC+8), the VeChain Foundation buyback address was compromised. Approximately 1.1 billion VET tokens in this address were transferred into 0xD802A148f38aBa4759879c33E8d04deb00cFB92b, the hacker’s address. All the addresses associated with the said hacker’s address have been tagged on VeChainStats, the list[Read More…]

US Government Federal Register document mentions Ripple and XRP

The Bureau has continued to monitor the remittance transfer market since the publication of the Assessment Report and observes that most of these developments continue to progress. Examples include: The continued growth and expanding functionality of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)’s ‘‘global[Read More…]

Wise Cryptos at the PDC World Darts Championship

Wise Cryptos at the PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace in London and on TVs around the globe in December. Wise Cryptos is delighted to announce that we’ll be spreading the crypto word on TV stations around the world this December as proud sponsors[Read More…]

New German Money Laundering Law for Cryptocurrency

On November 29th, Kryptowahrungen reported that a new bill that was passed by the Bundestag in German would enable financial institutions to virtually offer online banking and classic securities, including bonds and cryptocurrencies as from January 1st, 2020.  The new law, which was passed by[Read More…]

Plair Unveils Up to 2.4 Billion PLA Buyback Program

Plair (PLA), a decentralized gaming platform built on the VeChain (VET) blockchain, plans to initiate a PLA Buyback Program worth around 2.4 billion PLA, to fund a reward reserve pool in advance.  The funded reserve pool will be used as a reward incentive to support[Read More…]

Pay your utilities with XRP and BTC

A huge problem for many in crypto is the lack of a possibility to pay your utilities with XRP and BTC. The legal issues surrounding payments with crypto have meant that many have been apprehensive about using some of the existing services out there. Bitpanda,[Read More…]

Cryptocurrency transaction speeds (at Kraken)

Cryptocurrency deposit processing times For security reasons, we require a digital asset / cryptocurrency deposit to receive a number of confirmations on its blockchain before the funds can be credited to your account. What are confirmations?  When a transaction is broadcasted to the network, it[Read More…]

Xago launches XRP exchange in South Africa

It was announced today that Cape Ton based fintech startup Xago launches XRP exchange in South Africa. Utilizing the Xago exchange with a view to creating liquidity for XRP in South Africa, Xago aims to act as the market-making platform for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and businesses[Read More…]

Privacy coins begone!

In a follow up to our popular series Shitcoins begone, we start a new series called Privacy coins begone! As we have previously reported governments and law enforcement institutions worldwide have been lobbying for a more active approach to money laundering. The FATF has centered[Read More…]

Crypto operators to fall under Dutch supervision

The Dutch National Bank (DNB) has issued a press release expecting crypto operators to fall under Dutch supervision as of 10th January 2020. As we have previously reported there has been a concerted effort among regulators and legislators across the globe to streamline crypto regulations.[Read More…]

SBI to implement XRP interim reward for shareholders

Giant of the Japanese financial services market, and Ripple partner SBI, has released news that SBI to implement XRP interim reward for shareholders. SBI to implement XRP interim reward for shareholders Our basic management philosophy is to “contribute to the accurate asset formation of each[Read More…]

AGORA Vote listed on Binance DEX

Today saw Agora VOTE listed on Binance DEX with trading starting at 00:00 GMT. Agora is a Swiss lab and foundation offering decentralized digital voting systems based on blockchain technology. AGORA Vote listed on Binance DEX The timing of this launch on Binance‘s DEX could[Read More…]

Komodo nSPV next generation payment verification

The Komodo Development Team aims to solve problems in the blockchain industry that most people are not even aware of yet. The Komodo nSPV next generation payment verification is an example of this development. The release which can be found on their website describes one[Read More…]

Bitpanda letter from our CEOs

In the Bitpanda letter from our CEOs which was released yesterday, Bitpanda addressed concerns from within the community about the price of the BEST token. They also gave some clarity regarding the BitPanda Global Exchange which some seem to have overlooked. The current crypto markets[Read More…]

Play CelerX games to win BNB

Binance has announced a joint promotion with Celer, one of the blockchain projects which held it’s IEO on Binance Launchpad. Play CelerX games to win BNB. Play CelerX games to win BNB Binance blog 13/08/2019: Binance and Binance Launchpad project Celer Network have together committed[Read More…]

IGs second letter to the community

As our regular readers know we love projects that deliver news and updates about their progress. IGs second letter to the community is a continuation of their transparency we admire and have had the pleasure of covering many times already. IGs second letter to the[Read More…]

Bitpanda completes IEO and launches global exchange

Austrian based cryptocurrency broker Bitpanda completes IEO and launches global exchange. The total raised of 43,6 million euros broke the records for the highest EU based IEO to date. Bitpanda completes IEO and launches global exchange The IEO had three phases with customers able to[Read More…]

Xpring invests in equilibrium connect

Ripple blockchain investment initiative Xpring invests in Equilibrium Connect. Xpring was set up by Ripple to contribute to, invest in and partner with blockchain startups in the fields of payments, interoperability and decentralized finance. Xpring also contribute to open-source crypto protocols such as the XRP[Read More…]

Silk Road site admin sentenced

Silk Road site admin sentenced to 78 months in prison for their work on the Dark Web site. Silk Road was one of the first dark web markets where people could buy drugs weapons and more. The anonymity of the dark web, and its use[Read More…]

ARK developer roundtable event

ARK have announced the monthly ARK developer roundtable event which takes place on Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:00 PM (UTC). ARK Developer Roundtable From ARK website: We invite you to join our monthly, open attendance video call, conducted by Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Kristjan[Read More…]

ICON ICX updates yellow paper

In order to encourage true decentralization cryptocurrency ICON ICX updates yellow paper and have outlined the in an article published today. ICON ICX updates yellow paper ICON Foundation 24/07/2019: Greetings ICONists, Decentralization and staking are rapidly approaching and the ICON team has been making progress[Read More…]

Ontology Global University Workshop

The Ontology Global University Workshop to be Launched Soon according to an announcement today on their medium channel: The Ontology team 23/07/2019: Ontology Global University Workshop Ontology (crypto currency ONT)will soon hold a series of workshops at universities around the world. The workshops are aimed[Read More…]

Lisk soft fork and license change

Lisk has announced the Lisk Core 2.0.0, a cryptocurrency Lisk (LSK) soft fork and license change. The soft fork is expected to take effect on August 23rd. Lisk soft fork and license change Lisk 23/07/2019: We released Lisk Core 2.0.0 to the Mainnet. The soft[Read More…]

FIFA19 to Fortnite is a logical step

For those of us with a little knowledge of gaming, FIFA19 to Fortnite is a logical step in competitive online gaming. Ok, my knowledge of gaming is garnered from hours of not being able to watch my 55″ flatscreen TV because my kids and their[Read More…]

Binance Jersey listing Litecoin

Development and expansion is really picking up the pace with Binance Jersey listing Litecoin. Binance Jersey listing Litecoin Just days after the announcement of the addition of BNB trading pairs, more has been added with Binance Jersey listing Litecoin. With GBP and EUR fiat trading[Read More…]

Introducing the VeChain Accelerator Program

A quick glance through the VeChain news updates shows that the bear market hasn’t affected their productivity in any way. The recent announcement Introducing the VeChain Accelerator Program is just one of the many examples of this progress. Introducing the VeChain Accelerator Program VeChain Foundation[Read More…]

Bitpanda launch Bitpanda Global Exchange and BEST

Bitpanda, the Vienna based Cryptocurrency and Precious metals trading platform recently announced that Bitpanda launch Bitpanda Global Exchange and BEST. With around 1 million registered users, Bitpanda has been expanding their operations since their launch in 2014. The current Bitpanda platform offers broker like services[Read More…]

Gate io offering discounted crypto purchases

Looking for a few bargains in crypto is often harder than you would imagine. is a crypto currency exchange aiming to provide a secure and transparent exchange platform with no market manipulations. They recently announced a series of limited time discount purchase options for[Read More…]

IOTA to commit Coordicide

IOTA foundation have announced a huge upgrade to their DLT, and have called it Coordicide. The IOTA Foundation is preparing to take its most important step to date in the maturity of the IOTA protocol — realizing the dream of a permissionless and scalable distributed[Read More…]

Cryptocurrency, SPEDN, Gamestop, Barnes & Noble and more

Flexa co-founder Trevor Filter is rumoured to have leaked that their SPEDN wallet app allows cryptocurrency holders to make purchases at Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Express, Lowe’s, GameStop, Office Depot, Regal Cinemas and Jamba Juice, just to name a few. You Can Now ‘Spedn’ Bitcoin[Read More…]

Bitpanda launch Bitpanda Metals trading

Already a leading European cryptocurrency broker, Bitpanda launch Bitpanda Metals trading. Regulated under Austrian financial trading law, Bitpanda is rapidly expanding their offerings to those investors based in SEPA banking countries. Bitpanda 13/05/2019: Bitpanda Metals allows you to buy real, digitised gold and silver with ultra-low[Read More…]

EUROPOL continue clampdown on crypto laundry

EUROPOL the European law enforcement organization appears to be stepping up their efforts against illegal practices involving cryptocurrency. Yesterday’s announcement that EUROPOL continue clampdown on crypto laundry comes hot on the heels of them having shutdown Darkweb markets last week. In this case Europol assisted[Read More…]

Bitcoin self destructing after series of knockout punches

Bitcoin transactions are fully traceable Bitcoin is in dissaray after news broke that hundreds of paedophiles have been arrested in a sting operation on a global paedophile ring, using bitcoin transactions to trace the locations of those involved. Criminals the world over are now in[Read More…]

QTUM weekly development update

As we have previously mentioned many of the top ranked cryptos fail to deliver regular product updates. Fortunately for investors in Qtum they don’t have this problem. Below is the latest in their weekly development reports. Keep up the good work QTUM! QTUM 06/05/2019: QTUM[Read More…]

Dark web markets closed, Bitcoin and Monero seized

Once again the online purchase of illegal products using privacy coins has taken a significant hit. News broke on Friday that Dark web markets closed Bitcoin and Monero seized. In a concerted effort spanning numerous countries, authorities have shut down two of the largest dark[Read More…]

NEM foundation head developer speaks

One month in to his tenure as Head developer at the NEM foundation, Greg Evias speaks about his early experiences at cryptocurrency company NEM Greg Evias 02/05/2019 Hey there NEMbers, This first month in the foundation was amazing for me. I have always wished to push NEM,[Read More…]

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