ConsenSys-backed Nuo Network Becomes First to Bring Non-Custodial Margin Trading to Ethereum Blockchain

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The budding open finance sector built atop Ethereum grew even stronger today after ConsenSys Ventures-backed Nuo Network unveiled its first-of-its-kind product: non-custodial margin trading with up to 5x leverage. Indeed, Nuo Network – a peer-to-peer marketplace to connect lenders and borrowers from across the world using smart contracts – has provided its users with the ability to long or short…

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Kucoin Gives Back To Users, Offers Zero Trading Fees Until 2/21

It’s hard to argue that it’s a great time for cryptocurrency markets right now, given the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) has lost the majority of its value (from all-time highs), but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t successful cryptocurrency exchanges out there. One obvious example is Binance, which continues to expand globally and is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Long Positions Drop Suddenly Following a Week of Recovery

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Over the past few days, the cryptocurrency market has shown signs of an impressive recovery, with Bitcoin (BTC), XRP and Litecoin (LTC) all up by around 8 percent since this time last week. With the rise in prices, BTC/USD long positions have also been steadily growing since the end of January. In fact, until today they were at some of…

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IBM Blockchain Lead Hints at “Special Announcement” Involving Stellar Blockchain, XLM Cryptocurrency, Fiat-Backed Stablecoins

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Jesse Lund (Head of Blockchain Development & Digital Currencies, IBM) has hinted at what he calls “a special announcement” of a partnership with the Stellar Development Foundation, the entity steering the growth of Stellar – a blockchain-powered network home to the Stellar Lumens (XLM) cryptocurrency. Lund shared the exciting news during at last week’s IBM Think 2019 conference in an…

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Pompliano Believes Bitcoin (BTC) Will Be A Global Reserve Currency

When it comes to cryptocurrency proponents, there are few as enthusiastic as Anthony Pompliano. Not only is Pompliano a founder and partner of cryptocurrency asset firm Morgan Creek Digital, but he also keeps many cryptocurrency lovers informed through his “Off The Chain” newsletter, as well. Pompliano hasn’t held his tongue when he feels that it’s a bearish time for cryptocurrency,…

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Forbes Launches Premium Crypto Newsletter

There are all sorts of achievements and partnerships that the cryptocurrency community has praised, and some have been more successful than others. It’s clear that if you are a cryptocurrency proponent, you understand that the more that individuals are aware of cryptocurrencies, the more potential there is for mass adoption of potential money flow into the crypto-markets. One sign that…

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Luxembourg Passes New Crypto Law

It’s always interesting to follow the stances that certain countries take regarding cryptocurrency markets, and there’s no doubt that there are governments that have gone out of their way to embrace blockchain innovation, while others have cracked down. It appears as though Luxembourg is proving itself more forward-thinking than others. Specifically, Luxembourg is now offering protection to cryptocurrency traders and…

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You Can Now Buy Domino’s With Bitcoin (BTC)

It’s hard to deny that in 2019, Bitcoin has reached price levels that many believed it never would years ago. However, it’s also hard to deny the fact that Bitcoin (BTC) isn’t being used by many individuals with regards to everyday purchases. That is slowly changing, and a recent development certainly is making things interesting. Specifically, a crypto payments startup…

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Crypto Exchanges Changelly and HitBTC Add Support for Tron (TRX) Side Project BitTorrent Token (BTT)

Both Changelly and HitBTC, two hugely popular cryptocurrency exchanges with support for hundreds of virtual assets, have added the new Tron side project, BitTorrent Token (BTT), to their growing lists. BitTorrent Token was created as a means to tokenize transactions on the world largest file sharing service, BitTorrent. The service was purchased by Tron in July last year for reportedly…

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$17M Cryptocurrency Crime: Australian trio charged as police register “first and largest penetration of the dark web”

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The difficulties for Bitcoin (BTC) – and the broader cryptocurrency ecosystem – to rid itself of an outdated stigma for being fancied by dark web users and drug dealers has taken a blow today, after police in Australia arrested and charged three people with large commercial drug distribution offences. According to a statement issued by the New South Wales (NSW)…

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