Blockchain 

NASDAQ Launches AI-Powered CIX100 Crypto Index

Even a couple of years ago, the crypto index was seen as something that was firmly outside the formal financial system. However, things have changed dramatically over the course of the past two years. In a new development, it has now emerged that NASDAQ, one of the world’s biggest stock exchanges, has listed a crypto index, called CIX100. CIX100 is going to be fully powered by artificial intelligence and is going to list the top 100 cryptocurrencies in the world by market cap. Key Development CIX100 is going to track the…

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Blockchain 

Crypto Bears and Crypto Bulls

Crypto bears and crypto bulls – we know ’em, we love ’em, well, some of them at least. Shots have been fired in both directions, and the battle lines have been drawn. Who will come out on top? This is crypto bears vs. crypto bulls. Crypto Bears and Crypto Bulls First, what is a crypto bear or a crypto bull? These are some of cryptocurrencies’ base terms that you’ve no doubt seen getting thrown around on the market. At their simplest, a crypto bear is a downer on cryptocurrencies, and…

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Blockchain 

Crypto Madness | Truegame ICO vs. Gamblica ICO

Welcome to Day 8 of Crypto Madness! We at cryptocurrencynews.com, CCN, are pleased to bring the fans the ICO showdown. Today’s competitors: Truegame ICO vs. Gamblica ICO. Check out Day 7 of Crypto Madness. The Rules Each match-up winner will not be based on the project’s specific concept, whitepaper, or team. Instead, in the ultimate test, the winner will be decided by popular vote. That means it’s up to you, the fans, to push your favourite ICO to the finals. Polls will be posted on our website’s Twitter page – @cryptonewsmag. Each poll will be open…

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Blockchain 

Veterans and Cryptocurrency | See the Vets Leading the Crypto World!

Military Veterans have “served; the term “served” is not used to describe other noble professions like doctors or teachers, rather it is reserved for Veterans and for good reason. Veterans give back to those around them. Veterans tend to be mission focused and are motived by a higher purpose. Those traits are also common among many leaders in the Blockchain Community. This means that Veterans are well suited for leadership roles in blockchain companies. Here are few examples of some of the Veterans who are shaping the future of the…

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Blockchain 

Libra to Be at the Center of the EU’s New Crypto Regulations

Libra will be the focus of the cryptocurrency regulatory framework planned by the European Union’s finance commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis. “Common Approach” Needed, Says Commission VP The former Latvian Prime Minister has been the Vice President of the European Commission since 2014 and said in his bid to be reappointed that the EU needs to take a unified approach to regulating cryptocurrencies. “[…] we must address risks such as unfair competition, cybersecurity, and threats to financial stability. For instance, Europe needs a common approach on crypto-assets, such as Libra. I intend to propose…

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Cryptocurrency 

Cryptocurrency Faces Challenges in Cuba Despite Growing Crypto Adoption

Cuba rolled out mobile across the country last year, and this has resulted in increased usage of cryptocurrency. Most Cubans are increasingly using cryptocurrencies to circumvent economic sanctions levied by the US to access the global marketplace. However, despite this increasing adoption, crypto still faces several challenges in Cuba. Some of the challenges include restricted access to cryptocurrency exchanges, lack of proper regulations, as well as the growing acceptance of the gold-backed MLM stablecoin. Using Crypto to Circumvent Sanctions A report published on September 12 by Reuters included passages from…

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Blockchain 

Overstock’s Crypto Division Invests $2 Million USD in Evernym

Troubled online retailer Overstock has invested $2 million USD in blockchain-based identity firm Evernym through its crypto division, Medici Ventures. Blockchain-Based Identity Technology Evernym was founded in Salt Lake City in 2013 and has developed a blockchain-based technology that allows organizations and governments to issue, accept, and verify credentials that operate similarly to a digital passport. Its digital credential platform, Verity, allows organizations to interact with customers while giving clients control over their data. The technology utilizes blockchain to develop a decentralized ecosystem of digital credentials that is more trustworthy than physical…

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Stellar (XLM) Witnesses Buying Interest Despite the Crypto Slump

When a cryptocurrency is made available in important exchanges, then its price usually gets a positive push, and that is what happened with Stellar (XLM) yesterday. Earlier on this week, Coinbase, which is among the biggest crypto exchanges in the world, revealed that it was looking to add many more tokens to its platform. Yesterday, the company made Stellar Lumens (XLM) available on its platform for Coinbase users in New York. It is a significant development for the token in question, and it goes without saying that the news was…

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SoFi Introduces Crypto Trading With Multiple Digital Currencies

Over the course of the past couple of years, crypto trading has turned into a legitimate vocation for a large number of people, and nowadays, the options when it comes to choosing an exchange are varied. Some years, people who wanted to trade in cryptocurrencies did not have many options, and the exchanges that were available did not often have the sort of liquidity that traders want. However, things have changed over the years, and in a new development, SoFi has launched its very own cryptocurrency trading platform. SoFi is…

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Ethereum (ETH) Drops 2% in Broader Crypto Market Sell-Off

The cryptocurrency market is currently in a free fall with Ethereum (ETH) being the biggest casualty. In the last 24 hours, the coin has lost almost 20%. Ethereum Drops on the Launch of Bakkt Futures Contracts Ethereum dropped to lows of $153.79 from $190 before it rebounded slightly to the present price of $168. This is the lowest the price ETH has been for three months, and it seems the fall is not yet over. There is uncertainty in the market, and most investors are currently heading to Tether, which…

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