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Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep

A Barclays Intrapreneur said that blockchains should be built with regulatory compliance in mind during a recent industry event. A Intrapreneur from financial services giant Barclays has expressed the idea that blockchains should be built with regulatory compliance in mind, tech news website The Next…

Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO

Stephen Pair, the CEO of BitPay, declared that speculation is a substantial Bitcoin price driver, while “actual utility” is not. The CEO of crypto merchant platform BitPay Stephen Pair stated that speculation on future adoption drives Bitcoin’s (BTC) price more than “actual utility,” in an…

Ripple CEO and IMF Chief agree on “Money itself is changing”

Brad Garlinghouse, the Chief Executive Officer of the leading blockchain firm, Ripple recently responded to IMF Chief Christine Lagarde’s words: Money itself is changing. In his tweet, he wrote that the current global payment system is fractured wherein the digital assets will participate in shaping it…

Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200

Top cryptocurrencies report moderate losses and Bitcoin briefly dips under the $3,200 mark in the past 24 hours. Saturday, Dec. 15: the top 20 cryptocurrencies report a mix of moderate gains and losses, with Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipping under $3,200 before climbing back above the…

Crypto Market Holds $100B, BTC, XRP, ETH Post Losses

Crypto Nears $100B, As BTC, XRP, ETH Post Slight Losses Although many still expect for markets, crypto included, to undergo a “Santa Claus” rally, whereas publicly-tradable assets surge as the year climaxes, the crypto market continued to falter on Saturday, with BTC, XRP, and ETH…

From South Korea to IBM Food Trust – How Blockchain Is Used in the Food Industry

How blockchain is feeding an appetite for transparent food supplies. 2018 has witnessed a steady increase in the number of food manufacturers and retailers using blockchains to enhance their operations. From tracking the quality of food to facilitating international trades in grain, blockchain technology has…

Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US Job of 2018

Linkedin has published its 2018 “Emerging Jobs Report” for the United States, in which it names “Blockchain Developer” as the most rapidly emerging employment position of the past year. According to the report, the position saw growth of 33x on Linkedin’s platform during 2018. Also…

Bitpay CEO: Bitcoin Price Built Off “Speculation”

Big Component Of Bitcoin Price Is “Speculation” Since the monumental run-up in the Bitcoin price during 2017, pundits have speculated that traders have ousted investors, creating an environment that has been rife with price speculation. In a recent interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Stephen Pair, CEO…

Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Bull dives back in to save the coin again

Yesterday, the whole market witnessed all the major cryptocurrencies hitting a new low for the year. Contrary to the investors’ expectations, instead of taking the upward direction, the cryptocurrencies are going the opposite direction. According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Ethereum was trading at $83.23…

Legendary Investor: Bitcoin (BTC) Could Bottom At $3,000, Altcoins To Crash

“I’m Believe In The Bitcoin Narrative” Peter Brandt, a legend in the commodity investment realm, recently sat down with CoinTelegraph to discuss his opinions on the current bear market. Although Brandt has traded traditional markets for decades, nearing five at this point, he lauded Bitcoin…

Cryptocurrency Market in the Red as Total Market Cap Nears $100 Billion

The cryptocurrency markets are seeing mainly red as the total cryptocurrency market capitalization inches closer to $100 billion. This comes as the current bearish trend seems as if it will continue, at least for the moment being. Nevertheless, there are some glimmers of gains, as…

Why Coinbase Needs XRP Now More Than Ever

As we wind down 2018, crypto traders have endured an almost 12 month wait for Coinbase to make a decision whether to list XRP or not. Around the 4th of January this year, the price of XRP climbed to $3.84 due to anticipation by crypto…

Will Coinbase Hit Its 2018 Target of $1.3 Billion in Revenue?

The current crypto bear market is dragging on, with billions in cryptocurrency wealth wiped out in 2018. The trading volume of six year-old Coinbase has hit a yearly low. Despite the crypto winter, the company is continuing to raise funds and has reached an impressive…

Top 10 Cryptocurrency Youtubers

The advent of cryptocurrencies has seen YouTube become an essential channel for news, explainers, and essentially all things crypto. The reason behind this is quite simple – a digital medium is the best place to spread information about digital technologies. However, as cryptocurrency youtubers have…

3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES)

2018 was underwhelming compared to 2017. The bear market went into full swing and most cryptocurrencies lost over eighty percent. Bitcoin has begun decoupling from many cryptocurrencies including those having some of the biggest developments of 2018. WAVES, TRX, and PAL are three cryptocurrencies that…