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RUMOR: JP Morgan and Ripple In ‘Early Discussions’

We were dropped a note by a Ripple insider that piqued our interest. Not only did Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse announce this week that they are in talks with dozens of banks to offer blockchain capabilities to money transfers, but that more announcements were on…

[UPDATED] Round 2: VanEck and SolidX Continue Pursuit Of Bitcoin ETF

Insured to a degree against theft or loss, the proposed VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust ETF aims to assuage the SEC’s concerns about cryptocurrency-linked financial products. The ETF would use a price index based on over-the-counter cryptocurrency trading desks located in the US, as opposed to…

Industry Representatives Criticize Google’s Crypto Ad Ban

With Google’s ban on cryptocurrency advertising set to formally come into full effect this month, many representatives of the cryptocurrency and investment industries have spoken out against the company’s move. Also Read: Russian Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website Google Ban Expected to Come Into…

What Is Super Chain?

Even though there are hundreds of competing blockchain projects in existence today, there is always room for more competition. Baidu, the Chinese counterpart of Google, recently introduced Super Chain. This new protocol will attract a lot of attention, mainly because it will reduce the energy consumption…

New Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETF Proposal Filed with SEC

Van Eck Associates Corp. and SolidX Partners Inc. are hoping to have learned from past efforts at getting SEC approval for a Bitcoin exchange traded fund. The proposed fund which they filed earlier today will apparently be physically-backed by actual Bitcoin. It will also be…

Bitcoin Down in Google Searches But Still Bigger Than Beyonce

Google searches for ‘Bitcoin’ have dropped by 75% this year in direct correlation with the price, though people are still searching for the world’s top cryptocurrency than ‘Beyonce’ and ‘blockchain.’  ‘Bitcoin’ Google Searches Correlate With Price According to Nicholas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, the…

Smart Contracts Will Never Be The Same As Ripple (XRP) Revives CODIUS

Back in late April, Ethereum World News had highlighted that the crypto-verse was in need of the then discontinued Codius Smart Contract platform by Ripple. The platform had been discontinued in 2015 due to the presence of a small market for the product back then…

Bitcoin Millionaires: Meet The 5 Richest Bitcoin Owners

We saw how last year the price for one Bitcoin skyrocketed to almost 20.000$. Many people saw the an opportunity and bought Bitcoin with the intention to make fast profits. Others waited patiently and made calculated investments and are still living off as Bitcoin millionaires.…

Bitcoin Buying on the Rise Again in Venezuela

Bitcoin buying is on the rise again in Venezuela, as hyperinflation in the country breaches 25,000%. Venezuelans’ interest in buying Bitcoin has increased significantly over the last three months, Criptonoticias news outlet reports Wednesday, June 6, citing data from the LocalBitcoins exchange. Venezuela experienced its…