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Argentina’s Central Bank to Increase Peso Supply by 5% in 2 Months

Argentina’s Central Bank announced plans to increase the monetary base by 2.5% per month for the next two months. The Committee of Monetary Policy (COPOM) of Argentina’s Central Bank (BCRA) has announced it intends to increase the peso’s monetary base by...

Binance to Launch Fiat-to-Crypto OTC for Chinese Yuan in October

Binance CMO announced plans to launch fiat-to-crypto over-the-counter desk for Chinese market, part of the exchange’s continuing expansion in China. Cryptocurrency giant Binance plans to roll out its over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform for Chinese yuan in October. Chinese market targets...

Former Overstock CEO Sells His Entire 13% Stake in the Firm for $90M

Patrick Byrne, who resigned as CEO of Overstock last month, has sold his 13% stake in the firm for $90 million to move to gold and crypto trading. Former Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has sold his 13% stake in the...

US SEC Chair: BTC Won’t Be on Major Exchanges Without More Regulation

Bitcoin needs stronger regulation to be traded on a major exchange, according to United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton has said Bitcoin (BTC) needs stronger regulation in order to...

Bitcoin Fails to Regain $10K as Market Dominance Hits 6-Week Low

Overall losses not as bad as expected for altcoins as Bitcoin price dives under $10,000 once again. Thursday, Sept. 19 — Bitcoin (BTC) stayed lower after another sudden bout of volatility sent the largest cryptocurrency below $10,000.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360...

United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Health Launches Blockchain System

A blockchain system for recording and sharing healthcare data has been launched by the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention. United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a blockchain system for recording and sharing healthcare...

Ethereum Tests 25% Capacity Increase as Network Fees Hit Bitcoin Level

A network upgrade proposition appeared to boost Ether markets earlier this week as developers respond to demands. Ethereum network participants are attempting to raise the network’s block size as a direct response to network congestion. Gas limit on course to...

Major Asian Blockchain VC Firm Launches New Bitcoin Tracker Fund

CMCC Global has launched the Liberty Bitcoin Fund, providing custodial services and institutional-level access to Bitcoin. Major Asia’s blockchain-focused venture capital firm CMCC Global has launched a new institutional tracker fund for Bitcoin (BTC). Custody by Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed...

Bitcoin Fans Congregate at BlockShow Asia 2019 for Bitcoiner#1 Meetup

BlockShow Asia 2019 to feature Bitcoiner#1, a meetup event for Bitcoin fans and newbies to learn from their favorite experts. BlockShow Asia 2019, powered by Cointelegraph, is coming back for the third time to Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sands, which...

Libra Seen as Threat to National Currency Sovereignty, Pleads With G-7

Public authorities across the globe continue to press Libra, central banks argue that the stablecoin will threaten sovereignty. Public authorities across the globe continue to press the developers of Libra, Facebook’s proposed stablecoin-like digital asset.  On Sept. 16, Libra representatives...

Southeast Asia’s 2nd Biggest Bank Joins JPMorgan Blockchain Network

The US’ largest bank has signed the first lender from cryptocurrency-friendly Singapore to its Blockchain payments platform. OCBC Joins 342 Banks Keen On Quorum In a press release on September 19, JPMorgan Chase confirmed more than 300 banks were now...

How 2019 Has Been an Annus Horribilis For Altcoins

There have been very few beneficiaries from crypto market movements this year. Bitcoin has clearly won the race and while a few of the altcoins have dragged themselves out of the mud at the bottom of the digital pond, many...

Cryptocurrency Twitter Jumps On Gaming Giant’s ‘Crypto’ Tweet

Major gaming studio Electronic Arts (EA) has caught the attention of 20,000 Twitter users after appearing to advise buying cryptocurrency/”crypto”. EA: ‘Invest in Crypto’ EA, which is America and Europe’s second-biggest gaming studio by revenue and market cap, released what...

Trojan Virus Discovered That Steals Password Data from Crypto Wallets

Cybercriminals have launched a new malware conceived to steal data from crypto wallets. ThreatLabZ, a Zscaler team of security experts, has identified the malware as a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), which they named InnfiRAT. Malware Continues to Rise Malware using...

Binance Margin Borrowing Surpasses $100M Milestone

Binance, one of the leading crypto-to-crypto exchanges, shows growing activity in its margin trading offerings. As much as $100M in various digital assets were borrowed in a total of 21 margin trading pairs. New Margin Pairs for Altcoins Added Binance...

Explosive Mining Growth Indicates High Confidence in Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin miners are not giving up, showing immense confidence and working against significant network difficulty. The last difficulty hike from September 13 made it 10.38% less likely for miners to discover a block. But in the meantime, mining pools have...

CME Bitcoin Futures Volumes Hit 4-Month Low, Should We Be Worried?

The market for CME Bitcoin futures shrank to its lowest level in four months, with volumes about 50% lower than peak activity in July. The futures market behavior was viewed as an indicator for weakening Bitcoin (BTC) performance. Futures Potentially...

Crypto Isn’t Sound Money, Says Swiss Central Bank Official

Swiss central bank official Thomas Jordan says crypto isn’t sound money but stablecoins have the potential to see widespread adoption. Crypto Won’t See Mainstream Adoption Speaking during a recent event at the University of Basel, Jordan — chairman of the...

Overstock’s Patrick Byrne Dramatically Announces Stock Sale

Overstock’s former CEO Patrick Byrne, who departed from the company at the end of August, raised more eyebrows with his message on selling his remaining shares in the company. Libertarian, Bitcoin-Loving Byrne Hounded by Deep State Byrne explained that the...

Venezuela’s Maduro Mandates Petro Use in Funding of Social Housing Project

Venezuela’s president has ordered his pet cryptocurrency, the petro, to be used in funding an ongoing housing initiative.Powered by WPeMatico