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Important strides made by cryptocurrencies, otherwise creamed in 2018, offer hope to believers

Investors in digital currencies didn’t have much—if anything—to cheer about in 2018. The best-known cryptocurrency, bitcoin, BTCUSD, +1.97%  lost more than 75% of its value, the cryptocurrency that runs on the ethereum blockchain, Ether, ETHUSD, +2.87%  tumbled close to 90% and ongoing exchange hacks continued to dent the integrity of the opaque industry. But, in […]

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Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile App

Reviews There’s a lot to love about Ledger’s hardware wallets. There’s also a lot to loathe. From a design, manufacture, and presentation perspective, they’re a dream. From a software perspective, they’re capricious, prone to connecting and disconnecting on a whim. The new Ledger Nano X continues that tradition. Also read: Ledger Unveils Bluetooth-Enabled Hardware Wallet Nano […]

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Weiss Ratings 2019 Prediction: Bitcoin Will Reach a New All-Time High

A new year means more speculative cryptocurrency predictions. Many predictions last year didn’t envisage the enormous bear market that characterized the year, with Bitcoin dropping more than 80 percent. Weiss Ratings has published its outlook for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in 2019. Increased Adoption and New ATH for Bitcoin According to Weiss Ratings, 2019 will […]

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‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99%

Ethereum not only hopes to maintain its position as one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies but also to achieve supremacy by becoming more energy efficient. Ethereum leadership plans to accomplish this objective by minimizing blockchain energy consumption by 99 percent. ‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Being Built From Scratch Vitalik Buterin, inventor and co-founder of Ethereum, […]

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Crypto Bear Market Triggers Rise in M&A Activity

Economy & Regulation In 2018 there was a rapid decline in initial coin offerings, a slowdown in blockchain business launches, and a bearish crypto market. During this period, companies with good liquidity have been scaling up and strengthening by acquiring startups.  Also Read: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise  M&A Deal Frenzy in 2018 In 2017 the number […]

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Bitmain Fires Entire Bitcoin Cash Development Team: Report

Things appear to be far from well with Bitcoin Mining firm Bitmain as several reports indicate another round of employee layoffs at the firm. This news follows reports that the company’s IPO is also dead in the water after rumors of Q3 losses running into over $700 million. Bitmain on Firing Spree According to Blockstream […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bulls Draw the Line at $3,200

Bitcoin price ran hard this week and now appears to be taking a breather and consolidating…or receding to double bottom near $3,200. Bitcoin Price: Market Overview What a week! The stock market is closing in on the worst week in a decade. The American government is on the verge of a ‘shut down’ that could […]

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South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

News A major business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contracts, crypto funds, Dapp planning, game theory, and how to write persuasive whitepapers. Meanwhile, the government is working on follow-up crypto regulations. Also read: Indian Supreme […]

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Switzerland’s City of Zug Fastest Growing Tech-hub in Europe

News The city of Zug, home of the Swiss Crypto Valley, has been named the fastest growing technology community in Europe. Zug ranked atop the “State of European Tech” report by London-based global investment firm Atomico last week, on the strength of its year-on-year growth of attendees to tech-related meetup events. Also read: Malaysian Financial Regulators […]

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