Blockchain & Cryptocurrency News

Tech for good – How blockchain is used to transform the lives of people in marginalised communities

Although blockchain software has only been around for just over a decade and, as such, is still very much in its infancy, it is already being applied in imaginative ways…

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Cryptocurrency This Week: Crypto Ban In The Air, Crypto Scams Everywhere

Since September, several reports in Indian media outlets have highlighted incidents of unsuspecting customers being allegedly duped of their money through crypto ponzi schemes In the past too, incidents of…

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The SEC Is Finally Looking At the Prospects of a Bitcoin ETF

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now entered a period of active study. It is busily looking at cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds or ETFs, and thus it may be…

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Bitfinex launches staking rewards for Polkadot (DOT)

Digital asset platform Bitfinex has added functionality that will allow users to stake Polkadot tokens (DOT) to earn rewards as high as 14% per year Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has added…

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Top 3 Price Prediction Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple: Cryptocurrency market in bloodbath as OKEx halts operations

Bitcoin bleeds its way to $11,200 after OKEx announced the suspension of withdrawals. Ethereum has quickly resumed the uptrend, keeping the focus back to $400. Ripple revisits $0.24 support as…

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Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency taps ex-HSBC exec as CFO of payments unit

Jenkins is 3rd ex-HSBC executive tapped by Libra, following the appointment of HSBC European head James Emmett and HSBC’s former chief legal officer Stuart Levey, earlier in September. Another former…

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What Does G20’s CBDC Announcement Mean for the Future of Crypto?

Earlier this week, G20 announced that it was working with international financial organizations to formalize CBDC frameworks. Over the past several years, the Group of 20 (G20) has increasingly had…

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JPMorgan Calls Square’s $50M Bitcoin Investment ‘Strong Vote of Confidence’ for the Cryptocurrency

Square’s recently announced $50 million investment in bitcoin (BTC) is a “strong vote of confidence for the future of bitcoin” and a signal the payments company sees “a lot of…

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Blockchain Can Give $1.7T Boost to Global Economy by 2030: PwC Report

Blockchain technology stands to boost the global economy by $1.7 trillion in the next decade with Asia seeing the most economic benefit, according to a new report by consulting company…

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How Blockchain Can Reduce a Supply Chain’s Carbon Footprint

To reduce the carbon footprint of the oil and gas supply chain, companies must be able to accurately and repeatedly collect and track reliable and trusted data. Major oil and…

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