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Major Coins in the Green, Bitcoin Hovers Over $10,000

Top digital currencies have seen notable gains on the day, with Bitcoin trading at $10,549. Thursday, July 18 — following Bitcoin’s (BTC) price retaking $10,000 earlier today, top-20 cryptocurrencies have seen notable gains on the day, with only UNUS SED...

Tokenizing Commercial Real Estate and the Promise of Liquidity

The potential benefits of tokenization for the liquidity of commercial real estate. The commercial real estate sector is squarely in the sights of the blockchain industry. Advocates justifiably believe that the technology offers the ability to streamline everything from capital...

US Treasury Secretary Says Cash Is Not Laundered As Much As Bitcoin Is

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected the idea that cash is laundered all the time, implying that Bitcoin is. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the authority will be preventing Bitcoin (BTC) from becoming an “equivalent of Swiss-numbered bank accounts.” U.S....

IDEO’s Blockchain Accelerator Startup Studio Onboards Over 50 Mentors

IDEO CoLab’s Blockchain Accelerator Startup Studio Has Reportedly Onboarded Over 50 Mentors. Over 50 members, including officers from companies such as Ethereum Foundation, Blockchain Capital, and Messari, have joined blockchain accelerator Startup Studio backed by Fidelity. In a blog post...

Libra Is Like Sending a Friend Request to Terrorists, Politician Says

In a fiery tweet, US Congressman Brad Sherman has claimed Facebook’s Libra could benefit oligarchs, terrorists and drug kingpins. A United States Democratic congressman has claimed “Mark Zuckerberg is sending a friend request to oligarchs, drug dealers, human traffickers and...

US Congress on Libra Overview: Trust, Privacy and Genocide Accusations

A brief recap of this week’s U.S. Congress hearings on Libra. The United States Congress’ hearings on Libra are over. First, on July 16, the Senate Banking Committee held a testimony on Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, which was followed by a...

BTC Price Reclaims $10K After US Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Can’t Be Killed

Bitcoin price is back above the key psychological $10,000 level after a downward correction and some bullish comments from a U.S. lawmaker. Bitcoin (BTC) has retaken $10,000 today following a moderately volatile month, according to data provided by Coin360. Bitcoin...

Libra Will Upset World Economy If It Isn’t Regulated Tightly, G7 Warns

The G7 warned it “cannot accept private companies issuing their own currencies without democratic control” as Libra continues to face resistance. Cryptocurrencies such as Libra risk upsetting the world’s financial system if they are not regulated tightly, G7 finance ministers...

Gang of Masked Men Raid Bitcoin Exchange in Birmingham

Police are looking for a gang of masked men who raided a Bitcoin exchange in the English city of Birmingham. A gang of masked men have raided a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange in the English city of Birmingham, sparking a police...

China Leads the World in Google Searches for Facebook’s Libra

China has the highest rate of “Facebook Libra” Google searches, while the U.S. is ranked 25th, according to Google Trends’ data. China is the global leader when it comes to searching for “Facebook Libra” on Google one month after the...

Top-5 Crypto Tokens Pronounced ‘Dead’ — NEM and BCC Head the List

The rise and fall of “dead” сoins — the top-five most famous coins that didn’t survive and why… In 2017, the cost of Bitcoin (BTC) reached almost $20,000, and in December 2018, its rate fell to $3,187 per token. Nevertheless,...

Bitcoin’s ‘Bubble’ Cycle More Bullish Than Amazon’s Dot-Com Era Days

Bitcoin recovered more swiftly from its bear cycles than Amazon did during the boom and bust of the dot com era, new data reveals. Bitcoin (BTC) recovered more swiftly from its bear cycles than Amazon did during the boom and...

Social Innovations and Secret Conversations (on the Blockchain)

New ways to communicate through coded conversations and secret languages are being implemented on blockchains. There’s a novelty in finding new ways to communicate through coded conversations and secret languages. How is this being implemented for good — or otherwise...

Bitcoin is a ‘Demographic Mega-Trend’ Survey Concludes

The Harris Poll survey results confirm that the younger generation is fuelling Bitcoin’s success. Additionally, despite the April 2019 bear market, Americans, especially young people, are more willing to buy the cryptocurrency in the next five years. Survey: Sentiment has...

Bitcoin Still Legal In India; Crypto Regulation in Works

Bitcoin will remain legal in India while the government works on regulations, a minister has said in new positive comments on the fate of the industry. Finance Minister: Bitcoin Regulations Coming Responding to a request for clarity on the state’s...

Tom Lee Is Afraid Trump will Institute a Bitcoin Ban

Fundstrat Lead Analyst Thomas Lee shared his worst nightmare on Twitter and it involved the U.S. President placing a ban on Bitcoin. Is Libra Dragging Bitcoin Down? As the US Congress and Senate hearings on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency wrapped up,...

US Treasury Sec: We Don’t Want Bitcoin Becoming a ‘Swiss-Numbered Bank Account’

Now that the U.S. Congress and Senate have finished their hearings with Facebook, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has set his regulatory sights on Bitcoin. Increased Regulation on the Table Again It appears that the aftermath of the US Congress...

Bitcoin Isn’t Going Away – What Congress Needs to Understand About Cryptos

With Libra under intense scrutiny, U.S. lawmakers are having to understand the difference between bitcoin and Facebook’s crypto project. Bitcoin is Already a Regulated Space Speaking to CNBC, Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at CoinShares, highlighted the already regulated...

‘Bitcoin Not Blockchain’, As Crypto Venture Capital Falls 60%

According to new research from CB Insights, blockchain venture capital is on track for a 60% decline when compared to 2018 figures. With Bitcoin price on the rise, it’s fair to suggest that blockchain startups are out this year and...

Was BitMEX ‘Again’ Behind The Latest Bitcoin Flash Crash?

BitMEX, the most liquid exchange on the market is being accused of market manipulation (again). Was Arthur Hayes’s exchange the orchestrator of the latest flash crash? Market Manipulation Behind the Latest Spiral It’s been a harrowing week for Bitcoin bulls...