Hiphop Icon Akon Defends Bitcoin against FUD

Grammy award-winning musician Akon has come out in support of bitcoin, stating that it is neither volatile nor lacks intrinsic value. The comments appeared during the Breakfast Club, a popular radio show among the New Yorker, wherein Akon was joining as a guest. The hip-hop star confronted questions over bitcoin’s price volatility and how it […]

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Tether (USDT) Launches Digital Yuan Before PBoC

Controversial firm Tether Limited has announced that it is expanding its list of stablecoins by launching an offshore yuan-backed digital currency.  Tether Continues its March The Hong Kong company said in a short blog post that the new stablecoin, known as CNHT, would be pegged one-to-one to the offshore Chinese yuan. Like its popular stablecoin […]

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Today Marks the 2nd Anniversary of China’s Bitcoin Ban, What Has Changed?

Two years ago, on September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges over concerns that unregulated assets like bitcoin allow residents to bypass strict capital controls.   Not-So-Happy Anniversary Despite the formal ban, Chinese traders have continued to explore methods to trade bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, often by using […]

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Bitcoin.com Launches New Crypto Exchange

Bitcoin.com has announced the launch of its long-rumoured cryptocurrency exchange today. To distinguish itself in an already crowded marketplace, it is offering promotional deals such as negative 0.3 percent trading fees. Bitcoin.com – A Trusted Brand? Bitcoin.com had been working on the cryptocurrency exchange project for the past year. Managing director of the exchange, Danish […]

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Crypto Analyst: Altcoin Annihilation Responsible for Bitcoin Breakdown

This week, the “altcoin annihilation” really ramped up, despite already causing such devastation to crypto investors. The selling pressure and negative sentiment were enough to also drag Bitcoin price down as well. While altcoins are free-falling, one crypto analyst says that although altcoins are currently causing “turbulence” for Bitcoin, it will resume “moon mode” as […]

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