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Tezos Soars on These 3 Strengths

Juan Villaverde is an econometrician and mathematician devoted to the analysis of cryptocurrencies since 2012. He leads the Weiss Ratings team of analysts and computer programmers who created Weiss cryptocurrency ratings. __ Tezos (XTZ, Rated “B-”) is on fire. It has surged by more than 190% in the past five weeks. And now, it's breaking out to new bull-market highs well ahead of the other altcoins — even ahead of Bitcoin (BTC, Rated “A-”), the reigning King of Crypto. Here are three of the ...
Tezos Soars on These 3 Strengths

Second-Best Month For Bitcoin Futures on CME + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group), a major financial derivatives marketplace, said today that January 2020 was Bitcoin futures' second-best month since their 2017 launch, averaging 10,800 contracts, 69% greater than the average daily volume in 2019. Also, according to them, new options on Bitcoin futures a...
Second-Best Month For Bitcoin Futures on CME + More News

Ousted Bitmain CEO Makes Legal Move to Dethrone Jihan Wu

In December, Micree Zhan Ketuan, the ousted co-founder of the world's largest producer of Bitcoin mining equipment, Bitmain, reportedly asked a Cayman Islands court to reverse a shareholder decision that cost him voting control of the crypto-miner. Shareholders voted then to convert Bitmain’s Class B shares to one vote per share, versus 10 votes previously — effectively slashing Zhan’s influence, Bloomberg reported, citing documents presented to the court. Zhan wrote in a letter published N...
Ousted Bitmain CEO Makes Legal Move to Dethrone Jihan Wu

Cryptonews Rewind 2019: Q4 - China, War of Money, IPOs & Arrests

Here is what happened in the Cryptoworld in the last quarter of this year and this decade: Total crypto market capitalization in Q4 October We started this quarter with looking who is to blame for Bitcoin price crash. We were in for a surprise when a German bank stated that Bitcoin prices are in for a major boost next year and that current prices do not take into account the upcoming halving. Speaking of which, the discussions on the halving and what it might mean for the future of BTC miners h...
Cryptonews Rewind 2019: Q4 - China, War of Money, IPOs & Arrests

2020 Look Ahead: Think Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

George McDonaugh is the CEO and Co-Founder of KR1 plc, the London listed cryptocurrency and blockchain investment company. Facebook’s Libra, Twitter, Digital Fiat, and China Let’s look at some macro trends circling the esoteric inner core of this ongoing technological revolution. First up there’s Facebook’s Libra, which currently is a swirling mass of confusion. It’s clearly become a major part of the world’s biggest social media giant’s roadmap and they’re throwing a lot of resources at it. Fo...
2020 Look Ahead: Think Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Six Central Banks to Assess Potential Cases For Digital Fiat + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Adoption news A central bank group will assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Sveriges Riksbank, the Swiss National Bank, and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have created a group to share experiences...
Six Central Banks to Assess Potential Cases For Digital Fiat + More News

Collaboration to Intensify in the Blockchain Industry - WEF

As the focus on blockchain shifted from hype to quality last year, in 2020, the technology is facing an opportunity to have an increased social impact, says Sheila Warren, the head of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology at the World Economic Forum, the organizer of the Davos meeting. However, the business-driven projects that are likely to succeed this year will be the ones that demonstrate adequate governance and a collaborative approach, she added. Warren says that in 2019, the organi...
Collaboration to Intensify in the Blockchain Industry - WEF

Bitcoin Rally Has the Crypto Universe Asking 'What Happens Next?'

Bitcoin (BTC) has gone up over 4.6% in a day, and nearly double that in a week. Popular crypto analysts and traders are discussing this jump, but not many seem convinced that this particular rally will last, let alone lead to new all-time highs. (Updated at 16:58 UTC: updates in bold). The number one coin by market capitalization has made a sudden jump on January 6, nearing the USD 8,000 mark and at the time of writing (UTC 9:37), it is trading at USD 7,888 - a price it hasn't seen since Nov...
Bitcoin Rally Has the Crypto Universe Asking 'What Happens Next?'

Cryptonews Rewind 2019: Q3 - The Return of Bears and Growing Adoption

Here is what happened in the Cryptoworld in the third quarter of this year: Total crypto market capitalization in Q3 July July was a very busy month. Telegram's token Gram jumped 201% even before public sale, and DOGE skyrocketed after the announcement that it'll be listed on Binance. In other coin news, Tron (TRX) was hit with fake news; and Opera’s crypto wallet for Android started supporting Bitcoin (BTC) and TRX.Speaking of Tron, the anticipation and the guest list for the Sun-Buffe...
Cryptonews Rewind 2019: Q3 - The Return of Bears and Growing Adoption

Here’s What Crypto-Related Lawsuits Can Teach Us

There’s a number of different ways one can get in trouble offering, selling or promoting unregistered and non-exempt tokens or coins, says Barrington Dyer, tech attorney and shareholder at Polsinelly law firm. But the past litigations can teach us a lesson on the blockchain law in the U.S. When it comes to the most active areas for blockchain litigation, securities fraud still dominates the space, but other areas are more active, such as: intellectual property, unfair competition, contracts, cla...
Here’s What Crypto-Related Lawsuits Can Teach Us
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