Monthly Archives: February 2021

Indian banks put crypto traders’ accounts under the microscope

HSBC, HDFC and Citi are now requiring crypto traders in India to provide information about their activities or risk losing their funds. Cryptocurrency traders and investors in India are among the latest casualties in an increasing trend of personal account closures by global banking operations.  India’s parliament is currently contemplating a nation-wide crypto ban which local industry critics, such as former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan have compared to “banning the internet for five years.” The Economic Times reports that customers of private banks in India, such as […]

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Solana (SOL), Cosmos (ATOM) buck the trend to hit new highs after protocol upgrades

Solana (SOL) and Cosmos (ATOM) each saw the price of their tokens surge after new interoperability upgrades were revealed. Bitcoin’s (BTC) sharp correction below $45,000 sent shockwaves throughout the entire market for a second day and many altcoins are fighting to hold the gains they’ve accrued since the start of the year.  Two exceptions to the current downturn are Solana (SOL) and Cosmos (ATOM), which have both managed to experience minor price breakouts following recent bullish developments for each project. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows […]

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Jigstack DAO Acquires Icorating.com Platform to Strengthen Its Token Launch Pad Lemonade

A decentralized finance (defi) protocol announced that it officially acquired an initial coin offering (ICO) listing platform. Jigstack, who bought icorating.com, will migrate all the platform’s assets to its Lemonade’s solution. Jigstack’ Direct Email Database on Icorating.com According to the announcement, the defi protocol, which acts as a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), bought the website to boost its multi-chain token launch solution Lemonade. Robert Weir, Jigstack’s COO, told news.Bitcoin.com that icorating.com acquisition is a “commercial trifecta for Lemonade” as they own “commercially relevant data, a database of […]

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Altcoins nurse double-digit losses as Bitcoin bulls fight to retake $49K

A renewed wave of selling briefly pushed Bitcoin price below $45,000, and the majority of altcoins saw their double-digit losses increase. Another wave of selling pressure hit the cryptocurrency market on Feb. 23 as Bitcoin struggles to reclaim the $49,000 level. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Bitcoin fell under intense pressure in the early trading hours on Tuesday and this pushed the price of BTC as low as $44,927 before buyers arrived to stop the descent. The majority of altcoins and DeFi tokens are […]

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