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Altcoin Season? Bull Run Continues While Bitcoin Stalls

All but two of the top 15 cryptocurrencies are trading upwards today as altcoins continue their bull run, while Bitcoin (BTC) is down 0.45%. Many analysts are predicting that the altcoin bullish run recently indicates the beginning of altcoin season, a period in which traders tend to get overly excited about Bitcoin alternatives so they can increase their Bitcoin holdings in the long run. Unlike the name suggests, altcoin season is not something that happens at the same time every year, as seen by the fact the market for alternative…

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LINE’s Crypto Platform Rolls Out for 80 Million Users in Japan

As far as the creation of a crypto platform is concerned, many of the world’s consumer-facing tech companies are looking at ways to create one. Hence, it is not a surprise that Japan’s messaging app behemoth LINE has now officially launched its own cryptocurrency exchange, Bitmax, and is all set to open up a new chapter in the country’s crypto history. Key Details Japan is a nation that has been highly encouraging towards crypto, and the regulators have helped build a strong ecosystem over the past few years. The establishment of…

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Libra Should Not Scare Central Banks, Says Facebook

Libra, the cryptocurrency that is expected to be launched by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) in 2020, has proven to be the biggest disruptor in the crypto sphere since June. Policymakers, central bankers, and even politicians have expressed their skepticism with regards to the project. Relief for Crypto Traders? The announcement in July created massive disruption in the crypto market, and it was around that time that Bitcoin lost its momentum. That being said, the troubles for Libra are not over yet as fresh fears have been raised whether the Facebook-backed stablecoin is…

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Wells Fargo to Launch USD-Pegged Stablecoin for Internal Settlements

US multinational megabank Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) has revealed plans to launch a US dollar-linked stablecoin that will run on the company’s first blockchain platform. The “Wells Fargo Digital Cash” The service, dubbed “Wells Fargo Digital Cash,” is a tokenized dollar that will be used in internal settlement across the firm’s business. The stablecoin will be piloted first and will debut next year. It’s initially targeting USD transfers, but there is a wider plan to accommodate transfers in other currencies within the company’s blockchain network. On Tuesday, the company…

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How Can Blockchain Transform the Real Estate Sector?

Blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionize the real estate sector, from property trading to land registry process, diligence, and quick settlements. Real estate is one of the significant assets in the world. The survey done by Grand View Research says that the global real estate market is estimated to reach a revenue of $4,263.7 billion USD by 2025. However, citizens in developed countries like the USA lost approximately $150 million because of real estate scams in 2018. Though a lot of technology advancements have been made to overcome real…

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NetCents Powers Purchase Potential with 40th Partner Agreement Signed

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 18, 2019) – NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF) (Frankfurt: 26N) (“NetCents” or the “Company”). Accelerating its pace for market adoption and integration, NetCents has signed its 40th partnership agreement. Following on the heels of NetCents’ 20th partner announcement in February, NetCents is pleased to announce the signing of its 40th partnership agreement. A doubling of its partners in such a short period of time reflects the Company’s aggressive trajectory to accelerate partner growth and keep pace with merchant adoption of cryptocurrency. This growth demonstrates the increased willingness…

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Ripple (XRP) Soars 15% Suddenly, Other Cryptos Follow

The cryptocurrency space might have seen a remarkable surge in the first half of the year, but that was not the case with Ripple (XRP), the world’s third-biggest cryptocurrency by market cap. Ripple’s Rally a Boost for the Crypto Market As a matter of fact, XRP’s poor performance during the height of the Bitcoin rally prooved to be a huge bone of contention in the XRP community. However, that problem might be coming to an end as the XRP token has experienced a massive surge today, and over the course…

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Binance Makes Investment in Chinese Crypto Media Firm Mars Finance

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has made an undisclosed investment in Chinese crypto news outlet Mars Finance. Binance participated in a funding round for the blockchain media firm, which brought its valuation to $200 million USD in what was the third such financing since Mars Finance was founded last year. Specifically, Mars Finance provides information and news updates on blockchain, crypto markets, and asset management services. According to a press release issued by the company, it is now China’s most popular crypto news outlet in terms of traffic. Mars…

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Ethereum Gains as Momentum Returns, Jumps 20% This Week

While Bitcoin went on its incredible rally during the first half of the year, its biggest competitor, Ethereum (ETH), struggled massively and failed to generate any meaningful gains for its holders. There was a time when many had predicted that ETH was going to eventually overtake Bitcoin, but that never came to pass, and this year, the performance was particularly disappointing. Is it a Bullish Sign? However, it seems that ETH is making a comeback this week; the token recorded massive gains to stoke excitement in the crypto sphere yet…

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Bitcoin Cash Will Be Available on HTC’s Blockchain Phone

Over the past few years, plenty of cryptocurrencies have been created that have further broadened the ecosystem, and one of the most important ones is Bitcoin Cash. On the other hand, it has to be taken into consideration how a crypto ecosystem is emerging pretty quickly, and one of the recent developments in this regard are crypto phones—or blockchain phones. Over the past weeks, companies like Samsung and LG have announced plans to introduce crypto smartphones, which is why the latest development with regards to HTC is not really a…

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