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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 […] …

Bitcoin Price Battles for $36K As Market Cap Reclaims $1 Trillion (Market Watch)

The crypto market cap reaches $1 trillion again as BTC recovered from its weekend slump, while BNB and LINK paint new records. …

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Curve (CRV) erupts 50% higher in a day amid renewed DeFi interest

The majority of decentralized finance (DeFi) coins have seen extremely strong rallies since the start of 2021.
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January’s Spotlight: Meet Cartesi (CTSI)

There have been various fundraising mechanisms in the cryptocurrency space that gained and then fell out of popularity over the years. Starting with ICOs (initial coin offerings), moving to IEOs (initial exchange offerings), and now IDOs (initial DEX offerings), the way in which projects raise funds has continued to evolve. Although currently ICOs are almost […] …

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Ethereum Rival NEAR Protocol Rallies 106% As DeFi Gains More Presence

Smart contracts facilitator and blockchain platform NEAR Protocol has gained 106% in the last month. The recent consolidation of the platform has attracted the attention […] …

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Bloomberg: Imperative for Bitcoin (BTC) to Surge If Ethereum (ETH) Has to Cross $1300

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) have slowly covered up the lost ground after their tumultuous price fluctuations on Friday, January 15. Off lately, the world’s two biggest cryptocurrencies have been moving in tandem with each other. Bloomberg analyst Mike McGlone writes that Ethereum (ETH) is currently eyeing levels above $1300 as long as BTC continues
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Polkadot surpasses XRP to grab the 4th slot

TL; DR Breakdown Polkadot (DOT) is now the 4th largest crypto by market cap XRP could suffer a catastrophic blow if ruled a security The crypto market is shifting again, and this time, the charts are re-arranging as Polkadot moves up by one position. The top 10 largest cryptos (by market cap) have always been […] …

The Good Ol’ Fake Crypto Giveaway Scam Still Generates Over $500K a Week, Report

Yes, you may have lost money with the Bitcoin crash. But at least you didn’t give a fake Elon Musk half a million dollars in a crypto scam. …

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These cryptocurrencies are up over 10% today despite Ethereum’s sharp 8% drop

Both Bitcoin and Ethereum have faced sharp declines over the past few hours despite the move to $40,000 on Thursday.
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A $400m Ethereum address known as “0xb1” is doing a giveaway to boost DeFi

If you’ve been following DeFi on Twitter over the past few months, you likely know of the address with the prefix “0xb1.” I’ve tweeted about the address a fair bit.
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Bitcoin Stalls Below $39K As Polkadot Surges to $15 And Becomes 4th Largest Crypto (Market Watch)

While BTC remains below $39,000, Polkadot has stolen the show with a massive double-digit surge and a new all-time high of nearly $15. …

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Staking Polkadot (DOT) just became easier for institutions

Crypto custodian Fireblocks has announced the launch of new proof-of-stake capabilities on its platform, enabling its 165 enterprise and institutional clients to stake cryptocurrencies.
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What is the best Crypto Arbitrage tool?

What is Crypto Arbitrage? The basics of crypto arbitrage are simple: You buy one crypto on an exchange that offers the lowest price while trying to immediately sell on another exchange. This is arbitrage trade between exchanges and the main goal is to take advantage of price differences. The same can be and has been […] …

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Breaking news: Gemini Trust Co potentially going public?

TL;DR Breakdown Is this digital assets firm potentially going public? Billionaire brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have noticed a surge in popularity with cryptocurrencies, expressed interest in going public. BTC has been called the “door” to the world of cryptocurrency. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, billionaires and magnates in the Bitcoin industry, have freshly released a […] …

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Polkadot becomes fifth-largest blockchain as DOT reached new ATH

TL;DR Breakdown: Polkadot crypto, DOT has risen to a new ATH of $11.60. It’s currently ranking as the fifth-largest digital currency by market capitalization. One of the biggest Ethereum blockchain rivals, Polkadot, has become the fifth-largest blockchain in the cryptocurrency market. The price of the blockchain’s native digital currency “DOT” recently surged to another level […] …

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DeFi coin THORChain (RUNE) surges 30% following SushiSwap listing

THORChain (RUNE) is surging higher today after the cryptocurrency joined hands with SushiSwap.
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7 open-source bitcoin wallets that you should check out in 2021

While working with cryptocurrencies, it is important to choose the most convenient Bitcoin Wallets. Many users prefer secure and easy to use applications. 2021 will be famous for its wide variety of new platforms that will be even more comfortable and improved. A new project called BitMarket Network Client will delight users with new features. Now it […] …

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What is Avalanche (AVAX) and why is it up 125% this past week?

Both Bitcoin and Ethereum have seen large retracements since their recent highs of $42,000 and $1,350, respectively.
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Pro-Bitcoin U.S. Treasury official calls DeFi the future in op-ed

The Ethereum decentralized finance (DeFi) space saw a renaissance in 2020 led by the release of new platforms such as Aave and iEarn (now Yearn), along with the rise of liquidity mining schemes that managed to draw hundreds of thousands into this space.
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Grayscale Investments Reopens The Majority Of Its Crypto Trusts To New Investors

New York-based digital asset manager Grayscale LLC has once again opened its doors to new investors for most of its crypto trusts. The company had paused taking on new investors in late December 2020. It’s not uncommon for Grayscale to temporarily pause on new investors. On Dec. 21, the fund halted six of its cryptocurrency […] …

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XRP now considered an exchange token – UK Treasury

TL;DR Breakdown UK classifies XRP, BTC and ETH as exchange tokens Ripple believes this classification helps in its defence against the SEC Financial authorities in the UK have clarified their position on what they believe the native token of Ripple is. According to a new document published by the Treasury, XRP, alongside crypto assets like […] …

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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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Grayscale lost nearly $4 billion in AUM as Bitcoin plummeted

TL;DR Breakdown: Grayscale assets valuation shrunk by almost $4 billion as cryptos dropped in price. This was mostly caused by Bitcoin’s drop to $30,000 within two days. Since January 10, Bitcoin (BTC) especially and other major cryptocurrencies, have been bleeding in price through January 11. The global cryptocurrency market took a heavy hit as the […] …

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Ethereum On Bearish Momentum: 12.82% Down In The Last 24 Hours

Ethereum is currently on bearish momentum. At 21:03 EST on Monday, 11 January, Ethereum is at $1,055.28 and down by 12.82% in the last 24 hours. Ethereum Range Over the last six hours, Ethereum’s higher value was $1,088.53 and the lower value was $1,016.32. Over the last twelve hours, Ethereum’s higher value was $1,088.53 and […] …

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Digital currencies disrupting the traditional finance world

Digital currencies, which include the well-known Bitcoin, Qoin, and Ethereum among others, are taking off across the world, particularly in emerging markets. The growth of digital currencies is bringing transformational change to the finance sector, partially as a result of adaptations that must be made by traditional financial institutions in order to stay competitive in a digital […] …

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Breaking down the 20% Bitcoin market crash: over $2.8 billion liquidated

It’s been a bloody past day for the Bitcoin and broader crypto market.
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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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Ethereum price falls below $1,200 can ETH hold above $1,000

TL;DR Breakdown Ethereum price to observe sideways movement at the $1,000 level. The nearest support lies at $950. ETH faces resistance in crossing the $$1,100 level. Ethereum (ETH) price has fallen below the $1,200 level as the asset observed strong bearish activity causing the price to fall below the $1,000 level. While the price has […] …

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Amid Correction, Bitcoin (BTC) On-Chain Fundamentals Remain Strong, Smaller Whales Accumulate

Bitcoin (BTC) has entered its first sharp correction of 2021 after a solid price rally last week! The latest correction comes as the overall crypto-market seems to be in a bloodbath with valuations slipping below $1 trillion. At press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is down 12.96% trading at $34,086 with a market cap of $636 billion.
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