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Margin Trading is now Available on Coinbase Pro

Coinbase announced that it’s “margin trading” feature provides leverage up to three times or “3x” for individual investors in 23 U.S. states. The leverage is also available to institutional traders in 44 states and nine … Read More

February 12th, 2020

ICYMI: Chinese Bitcoin Farms shut down amidst Coronavirus Panic

Chinese Bitcoin farms are under attack once again! Authorities in China are cracking down on cryptocurrency mining units especially BTC farms in a bid to control the novel Coronavirus. The question is, what’s the benefit … Read More

February 10th, 2020

Coinbase: Bitcoin Will Become Closer to Digital Gold

Coinbase pushes the “Bitcoin as digital gold” narrative, in a blog post ahead of May’s upcoming halving event. After the May 2020 halving, mining rewards for each new block, mined approximately every ten minutes, will … Read More

February 8th, 2020

Value locked into DeFi protocols hits $1 billion

The total amount of money locked into decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and protocols has crossed a milestone of $1 billion. There has been a growth 50% since the start of this year as the amount … Read More

February 7th, 2020

XRP Price spikes nearly 8% to $0.27

Despite the rest of the crypto market being in the red, a sudden burst in volume for XRP pushed its price up. The coin is now worth $0.264 pushed up from the $0.25 mark. After … Read More

February 5th, 2020

China just revealed New Details on its Digital Currency

The main details of China’s central bank digital currency, also known as the digital renminbi, have been released. The currency will be, as expected, fully centralized and will be controlled by China’s central bank but … Read More

January 30th, 2020

LocalBitcoins Shuts Down Accounts in Problematic Countries

LocalBitcoins, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges out there, has reportedly begun to suspend accounts of long-term users without prior notifications. Forbes reported that users across at least three regions, including Asia, Africa, and the … Read More

January 28th, 2020

Tether announces the Launch of Tether Gold, a gold-backed Crypto

Tether, the company behind the biggest stablecoin in the world, has launched Tether Gold, a digital asset providing exposure to physical gold. According to the company’s announcement, XAU₮ will be available both on Ethereum and … Read More

January 25th, 2020

BitPay Now Supports XRP

Blockchain payments processor BitPay has added support for XRP, which has been integrated on BitPay’s platform via Ripple’s open developer platform, Xpring. With XRP’s addition, BitPay now supports a total of seven cryptocurrencies and stablecoins … Read More

January 23rd, 2020

Venezuelan Team working on a Bitcoin Mesh Network based on Offline Radios

A Venezuelan team is developing Locha, a decentralized mesh network that does not rely on the Internet to conduct transactions with Bitcoin (BTC). The radio wave based system was created because Venezuela often has to … Read More

January 22nd, 2020