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Roubini Faces Off With Coin Center’s Van Valkenburgh at Senate Hearing

Nouriel Roubini, an economist best known for his predictions of the 2008 housing bubble, and Peter Van Valkenburgh, Coin Center’s director of research, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Community Affairs in a hearing on cryptocurrency and blockchain on October 11, 2018. “We need to sort through the static,” said Banking Committee Chair Idaho Republican Mike ...

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Crypto Community Riled at Russian Exchange’s Coin Pump Scheme

The crypto market has just entered into another tough period when a lot of coins started losing its value. In the midst of all the chaos, one cryptocurrency exchange announced a new pump scheme on several random coins, while hoping to get a boost itself. YoBit Plans a Pump-And-Dump Scheme YoBit, a Russia-based cryptocurrency exchange that was founded in 2015, ...

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Metal-Backed Tiberius Coin ICO Put on Hold Due to High Credit Card Fees

This Tuesday, Tiberius Technology Ventures temporarily halted sales of its metals-backed digital currency Tiberius Coin. The firm plans to refund $1 million to investors due to high credit card fees that it said made the project unworkable. Tiberius Coin Explained In January of this year the concept first came to light when Swiss-based Tiberius announced the introduction of a new ...

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Crypto Giant Binance Will Donate All Coin Listing Fees to Charity

Binance announced that as of today the company will make all listing fees transparent. In addition, 100% of fees are will be donated to charity. The move is likely to generate a fair amount of attention for the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume. Previously, listing fees on Binance – the cost of listing a cryptocurrency in their exchange – ...

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Binance Coin Becomes the 14th largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap

Binance Coin (BNB) has positioned itself among the top 20 in the list of over 2000 cryptocurrencies listed on Coinmarketcap. In a recent tweet, Binance revealed that BNB has become the 14th most valuable cryptocurrency by market capitalization, which presently stands at over $1.2 billion. BNB is Binance’s native coin with several use cases for holders which the company highlighted ...

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Binance Coin Gains on BTC and ETH to Reach $10 Again

While most of the top cryptocurrencies are going down in value, there are always exceptions in place. The Binance Coin price is in the green as of right now, primarily because it is growing by leaps and bounds over Bitcoin and Ethereum. A very peculiar trend which may signal similar trends to emerge across other altcoins. Binance Coin Price is ...

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Ripple (XRP) Gains 67% to Become September’s Best Performing Coin

When Bitcoin began crashing from its all-time highs in late 2017, it sent shockwaves across the cryptocurrency industry, helping lead the crypto economy into a spiral of depression. Ripple was among the worst-hit assets as crypto-demand plunged. The XRP value depreciated more than 90 percent against the US Dollar this year. It was not that Ripple was not making enough ...

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The Stable Coin Frenzy Continues, Met with Criticism from Experts

One of the most popular cryptocurrency products being released in 2018 are stable coins, which widely market themselves as having all the benefits of cryptocurrencies, minus the volatility. Despite seeming like a practical product, some critics claim that they pose too many problems to ever be widely adopted. Controversy Surrounding Tether Sparks Frenzy The stable coin frenzy first began when ...

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Japan’s Messaging Giant LINE Announces New Digital Coin and 5 Decentralized Apps

Japanese social messaging giant LINE has unveiled 5 new decentralized applications (DApps) and a new Japan-focused digital coin. The plans were announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Friday, September 28. LINE’s messaging service is reported to have over 214 million active users, with 30 million in Japan already using its mobile payment service, Line Pay. The firm has ...

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