Altcoins

Facebook’s ‘Silicon Valley Coin’ Is A Leap Towards Surveillance...

The full list of partners working with Facebook to host its new crypto stablecoin has gone public – and already sparked fears of mass data collection. Facebook Crypto Nets Giants...

Emilio Janus | Jun 15, 2019 | 09:33
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Interviews

Diamond-Backed StableCoin CEO Talks Blockchain For Storing Value

Bitcoinist spoke with Jeremy Dahan, founder and CEO of diamDexx, a diamond-backed stablecoin that promises to make cryptocurrencies more practical for everyday use. In the decade since...

Bitcoinist | Jun 06, 2019 | 21:00
News

Tether Launches Stablecoin on EOS Blockchain

Tether has announced that it will be issuing its USDT stablecoin on the EOS blockchain in partnership with Block.one Tether Adds EOS to Ethereum and TRON Launch In a press statement...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 01, 2019 | 12:00
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News

Why Facebook’s Foray into Crypto Could be Fruitless

Mainstream media was abuzz last week with the news that Facebook has plans to launch its own digital token, ‘GlobalCoin’. This highlights the ignorance that big news outlets have...

Martin Young | May 29, 2019 | 00:00
Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price ‘Coiling Up’ For $10K, Says Max Keiser As...

Bitcoin industry figures are throwing their weight behind predictions Bitcoin price will reach $10,000 soon as Tether’s market cap passes $3 billion. $10K BTC Next? Stablecoin...

Esther Kim | May 25, 2019 | 12:00
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News

Russian Central Bank ‘Would Consider’ Creating...

Russia’s central bank would consider creating a new cryptocurrency backed by gold for international settlements. Gold-Backed Crypto Could Have Use In Settlements That was the latest...

Esther Kim | May 23, 2019 | 13:00
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News

Facebook Business Model ‘Needs to Change’ to Reach...

At Facebook’s annual F8 conference one of Mark Zuckerberg’s themes was “the future is private.” This news also comes on the back of Facebook’s earlier...

Matthew North | May 02, 2019 | 16:00
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Emerging Markets

Facebook May Be Eying ‘FaceCoin’ as It Expands Its...

Social media giant Facebook is looking to expand its blockchain team. Could ‘FaceCoin’ follow JPMorgan’s recently unveiled JPM Coin as companies vie for the prized...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 20, 2019 | 21:00
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Altcoins

Huobi’s V2.0 ‘Stablecoin for Stablecoins’ Aims to...

Stablecoins are increasing their visibility within the crypto space as the universe of stablecoins expands and they become easier to trade. Now, digital exchange Huobi Global offers...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Feb 16, 2019 | 08:00
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News

Circle Reveals $24 Billion Cryptocurrency OTC Trading Volume in 2018

Goldman Sachs-funded cryptocurrency startup, Circle, recently released its list of accomplishments for the year 2018. The company says it executed over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trades...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jan 05, 2019 | 05:00
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News

Facebook Wants to Mint Its Own Stablecoin for WhatsApp

Facebook, the world’s largest social media website has been reportedly working on a stablecoin to allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. The company’s initial focus is...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 21, 2018 | 05:00
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News

Cryptopia Restores Bank Support: NZ Dollar Token to Relaunch in 2019

The New Zealand dollar token (NZDT) is set to be re-released early next year after it was suspended by the New-Zealand based Cryptopia exchange in late 2017. Local media in New...

Kevin O’Brien | Nov 08, 2018 | 08:00

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