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Litecoin price prediction: LTC to $200, analyst

TL;DR Breakdown Litecoin price prediction expects a rise towards $200. Litecoin must hold the crucial support found at the $100 mark. Strong resistance currently lies at the $147 mark. Strong support currently lies at the $129 mark. Following the cryptocurrency market, Litecoin price followed a descending channel since 14th January. The sharp downward trajectory does appear […] …

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DeFiMAGIC‌ ‌Demonstrates‌ ‌NFT‌ ‌Use‌ ‌Case‌ ‌on‌ ‌Ardor‌

2020 saw a surge in defi and non-fungible token (NFT) activity happening on Ethereum as excitement grew around the prospect of yield farming and investing in the new world of digital collectibles. Inspired by this growing interest, members of the Ardor community set out to develop DeFiMAGIC, harnessing the features of the multi-chain platform including […] …

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Russian exchange, Livecoin terminates services after abrupt hack

TL;DR Breakdown: Livecoin has decided to close its business and repay users. The exchange was involved in a cyber-attack that took away their control of the platform. Livecoin, one of the long-running digital currency exchanges in Russia, has been forced to shut down its services after several attempts to regain control of the platform’s server. […] …

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US Coinbase backs Bahrain-based crypto exchange

TL;DR Breakdown:  Rain Financial is now a Coinbase-backed crypto exchange. The exchange raised $6 million in a new funding round that included the US exchange and MEVP. The leading United States cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, is now backing one of the leading cryptocurrency startups in Bahrain, Rain Financial, following the company’s Series A funding round. Rain […] …

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Ripple price prediction: XRP towards $0.30, analyst

TL;DR Breakdown Ripple price prediction expects a rise to the $0.30 mark. Strong resistance currently lies at the $0.282 mark. Strong support currently lies at the $0.272 mark. Ripple secures new partnerships amidst SEC’s lawsuit. Ripple has been in the hold of strong bearish pressures since the beginning of the year and pressures do not […] …

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CBDC: Central Banks will do all to frustrate Bitcoin

TL;DR Breakdown Frank Giustra says that governments would stifle Bitcoin growth because of their CBDC projects. China launches a Digital Yuan ATM. Billionaire investor, Frank Giustra, has said that governments and central banks in the world will do all they can to stifle the growth of Bitcoin. In an interview with Daniella Cambone of Stansberry […] …

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Bitcoin adoption: real applications and users would push BTC mainstream

TL;DR Breakdown Andrey Sergeenkov says real-world use cases would boost Bitcoin adoption. Bitcoin is now being used to hedge against inflation. Famous crypto trader and journalist Andrey Sergeenkov think that Bitcoin adoption would be driven by real-world use cases and not institutional investors. He made this known in a recent article he wrote on Cointelegraph. […] …

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Just Like Ripple’s XRP; Biden’s SEC Chair Nominee Gary Gensler to go after More “Unregistered Securities”

While Ripple grapples with the SEC lawsuit against the company and its executives, more cryptocurrencies may be facing the same fate soon. Gary Gensler, the nominee for SEC chairmanship under Biden’s administration says there may be more unregistered securities like XRP out there, hence the need for stricter regulation of the space. Gensler who is […] …

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Millennials are the Backbone of the Crypto Market

The Millennial generation is likely to lead humanity into a phase of fintech as they hasten the adoption of Bitcoin. Researchers have discovered that cryptocurrency is three times more popular among members of the millennial generation than any other generation of Americans. They are increasingly choosing it as a long-term investment option. Millennials Around the […] …

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Miami mayor mulls diversifying city’s reserve to Bitcoin

TL;DR Breakdown: Miami mayor is considering investing the city’s funds in Bitcoin. This comes as part of the plan to make Miami a crypto-friendly territory. The first Miami-born mayor, Francis Suarez, is optimistic about the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), and he’s looking to make the city a Bitcoin-friendly region. During an interview with FOX Business […] …

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Bitcoin boost: Biden to announce $1.5 Trillion COVID stimulus plan next week

TL;DR Breakdown Joe Biden is planning to announce a new stimulus package. Crypto enthusiasts believe the new stimulus package would further boost Bitcoin.  Reports have emerged that the newly elected President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, is set to announce a new $1.5 trillion stimulus package. According to this report, Americans would […] …

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Indian police seize $1 million Bitcoin from 25yo hacker

TL;DR Breakdown: The police in Karnataka have seized over $1 million worth of Bitcoin from a hacker. The culprit admitted to hacking crypto exchanges and online gaming platforms for money. In Karnataka, a state in India, the law enforcement agency has reportedly seized more than $1 million in Bitcoin (BTC) from a hacker who has […] …

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German housing company issues $24M digital bond on Stellar blockchain

TL;DR Breakdown: A German housing company issued a $24 million digital bond. It uses Stellar blockchain to facilitate an easy transfer of ownership rights to real assets. As Germany opens to embrace blockchain technology in the digitization of the finance department, a housing company in the country, Vonovia, has seized the opportunity to issue registered […] …

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Here’s why these 10 crypto personalities say Bitcoin is the BEST money

The debate on Bitcoin being money or not rages on.
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EX-CFTC Chair Gary Gensler Poised to be New SEC Lead, What to Expect for Bitcoin?

Wall street is busy today with rumors of Ex-CFTC chair Gary Gensler to be named new SEC lead by the current Biden government as reported by bloomberg. Gary Gensler is also a blockchain professor at MIT and comes with a good background in cryptocurrencies. Gary Admires Blockchain but supports Crypto Regulation Gary teaches a course
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CUDOS – Powering DeFi and Smart Contracts Through a Global Compute Network

Blockchain technology has often showcased its potential in positively disrupting most of the world’s industries, through the creation of inclusive, friction-free, and more efficient transactional ecosystems. Despite this, the technology is in no way ready for mass adoption, due to a plethora of challenges that currently affect it. These include limited scalability, difficult access to […] …

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Liquid Federation Expanded By Six Even As Adoption Remains Sluggish

Six more members have been added into the Liquid Federation, the group in control and governing of the Liquid sidechain, which itself is a network […] …

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Velas Integrates Solana Codebase to Gain Ethereum Compatibility

Velas, the high throughput blockchain focusing on decentralized applications, has been working hard to increase the underlying value the platform can provide to its end users. Following news of the Velas 3.0 ecosystem, which was unveiled in December, bringing new features and major improvements, Velas has another major announcement that will boost its platform usability. […] …

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes Social Wallet to Combat Crypto Theft

As crypto theft continues to be on the rise, there seems to be an imminent need to combat the chaos that faces the crypto market. Vitalik Buterin, the latest to speak about this matter, seems to have suggested a lasting solution to ‘crypto theft drama.’ Via a blog post on January 11, 2021, Buterin emphasized […] …

BTC Liquidity Crisis? Bitcoins on Exchanges Decrease as Whales Continue Accumulating

Is bitcoin in a liquidity crisis? The number of whales, BTC stored on exchanges, lost coins, and institutions allocating billions suggest so. …

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The Week That Bitcoin Surged To $40,000: The Crypto Weekly Market Update

This week Bitcoin surged above $40,000 while the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization surpassed the coveted $1 trillion mark for the first time. …

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Big gains for Stellar (XLM) as multiple banking settlement rumors proliferate

The price of Stellar XLM soared to as high as $0.39 on January 6.
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Mike Novogratz Blames Baby Boomers for the Recent BTC Adoption As Bitcoin Touches $38,400

In a recent interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Galaxy Digital CEO and Wall Street veteran explains why Bitcoin has been the favorite for millennials and GenZ. He goes on to blame the governments and central banks for creating giant deficits and leaving no space for the current generation to make quality money. Interestingly, Novogratz blames
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Cryptocurrencies to Invest In

Netizens in the departing decade have certainly been acquainted with the term “cryptocurrency” many times. Ever since a pseudo-user, Satoshi Nakamoto, came up with the new horizon-altering idea of moving finance beyond markets and borders in 2009, these digital currencies have only evolved and gotten better. The dice rolled pretty fast, and by 2010, many […] …

CME Sees Trading Volume ATH Above $2.7 Billion During Bitcoin’s Latest Drop

The trading volume of BTC futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) reached a new all-time high yesterday of over $2.7 billion. …

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Bitcoin price prediction: BTC celebrates 12th Birthday with $34,800 all-time high

TL;DR Breakdown Bitcoin price prediction is beyond bullish territory as price touches all-time highs Bitcoin celebrates its twelfth birthday on January 3rd BTC/USD reached the zenith of $34,800 mark on the back of strong buying Correction towards $33,000 will help cool down technical indicators Bitcoin (BTC), the king of cryptocurrencies started the year off strong […] …

5 Possible Reasons For Bitcoin’s Price Surge Over $30,000

Bitcoin marked a new ATH today, but 2020 was overall great for the cryptocurrency despite the COVID-19 crashing the markets. Why is Bitcoin so bullish? …

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$1.63B in Bitcoin purchases is powering the majority of Square’s Q3 revenues

Bitcoin is powering a Fintech giant’s revenues for this quarter, data released on Thursday showed.
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The Story Behind The Problematic Listing Of Ampleforth (AMPL) on FTX Exchange

Ampleforth (AMPL) was listed for both spot and perpetual contracts trading on FTX. Shortly after, the exchange experienced issues.
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