Bison Trails launches QT protocol to help developers build on Libra

Blockchain technology and staking service provider Bison Trail has announced the launch of its Query and Transactions Clusters, or QT, protocol to help developers build on Facebook’s forthcoming Libra network. Libra QT offers a bridge between Libra’s pre-mainnet and off-chain systems, allowing dedicated off-chain infrastructure to read and write data to the blockchain. According to […]

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These 5 altcoins are beating every major cryptocurrency this week

Bitcoin (BTC) has topped $19,000 in a fresh bullish surge, but traders are all about altcoins on Nov. 24. In what many are heralding as the beginning of “altseason,” large-cap cryptocurrencies are seeing their biggest gains in three years. XRP, XLM lead new “altseason” Cointelegraph takes a look at five of the biggest movers, all […]

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CipherTrace Looking To Remove Anonymity From Monero (XMR)

The big question ahead now is what happens to privacy coins like Monero? Blockchain analytics and forensics firm CipherTrace has revealed it filed patents for tracing Monero transactions at the end of last week. The firm claimed that it would be able to trace illicit transactions involving privacy coins. If the claim is true, the […]

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Bitcoin Shortage Could Come Due To PayPal

Recent activities by PayPal and Square have been the major catalysts for Bitcoin’s price rally, says Pantera Capital Pantera Capital claims giant payment corporation PayPal and financial service company Square have contributed significantly to the recent Bitcoin rally. The blockchain investment firm argues that the two companies are buying almost every new mined Bitcoin, resulting […]

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Friendliest of them all? These could be the best countries for crypto

As a burgeoning industry less than 13 years old, cryptocurrency has seen its fair share of regulatory crackdowns and changes, especially in the United States. Jake Yocom-Piatt, co-founder of Decred, however, sees the nation as the most crypto-friendly. “Cryptocurrencies are treated as personal property in most jurisdictions, so their tax treatment is relatively uniform,” Yocom-Piatt […]

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Bitcoin Cash ready for a breakout to $300 if bulls sustain gains above a major resistance area

Bitcoin Cash will surge to $300 against the US dollar if bulls break and hold momentum above $260 The price of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) could rally towards its August 2020 peak if bulls manage to break above a resistance line formed on 2 August. At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency is trading at $256, […]

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Bretton Woods 2.0 is knocking at our door, and it’s not here to help

Barely 100 years ago at the start of the 20th century, people were able to exchange dollars for gold at their local bank. While gold was too hard to trade between people, banking institutions held gold and gave people cash for it. This was during what was known as the gold standard. Each sovereign currency’s […]

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IMVU gets SEC’s no-action letter to sell VCOIN tokens

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has permitted another company to sell its native tokens in the country The US SEC published a “no-action letter” yesterday, permitting IMVU, a digital avatar company, to sell its native cryptocurrency. According to the SEC publication, IMVU can sell its VCOIN digital currencies in the United States. However, […]

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