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A Deep Dive Into Polkadot and How DOT Became a Top Ten Crypto Contender

Just recently a new project called Polkadot joined the top ten crypto coin list almost immediately after the project officially launched. Today, the Polkadot network is the sixth-largest blockchain in terms of market capitalization. The blockchain is considered an Ethereum competitor by a few individuals, and some crypto proponents speculate it will be amongst the top three market caps in the near future. Crypto proponents have noticed a new top ten crypto-challenger in the world of digital assets, as the Polkadot (DOT) blockchain has recently joined the […]

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SEC halts trading for blockchain company run by former Ron Paul staffer

A blockchain company run by an ex-staffer of former Presidential candidate Ron Paul has received a temporary trading suspension from the SEC. The United State’s securities watchdog has placed a temporary trading suspension on the stock of Vortex Blockchain Technologies until October 6. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) cited confusion over the nature of Vortex’s business operations and the value of their assets as the reason behind the temporary suspension. Vortex Blockchain Technologies Inc, formerly UA Granite Corporation, has been developing a variety of applications in […]

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Kelta Cafes: Building a Robust Workplace for Blockchain Enthusiasts

Blockchain technology has experienced a lot of growth in the last few years. The immutable peer-to-peer distributed ledger system created by Satoshi Nakamoto was given a little chance to survive at the initial stage. Still, many people are now betting on several blockchain projects. The popularity of blockchain has attracted many experts driven towards technology. According to the report published by Techjury, 90% of European banks explored blockchain in 2019. The blockchain ledger has attracted many professionals, including investors, blockchain developers, and business experts, who have joined […]

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Few DeFi influencers understood what a bad idea $FEW meme token was

Prominent DeFi community members faced a backlash after attempting to engineer a token scheme inspired by the success of MEME. Notable figures in the decentralized finance (DeFi) community found themselves in hot water after joining a group to cook up a MEME-inspired token with the apparent intention of dumping on unsuspecting investors. Group members claim the whole thing was just a joke that’s been taken the wrong way.  Leaked chat logs indicate that the FEW token ‘experiment’ was conceived by Idea Markets’ co-founder Sam Ratnaker, who started […]

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Bitcoin’s realized cap is now $43 billion above the 2017 all-time high

Bitcoin’s realized capitalization has soared above its 2017 record high, but Ethereum’s has struggled to reclaim its former highs Crypto market data aggregator Glassnode has published data indicating that Bitcoin’s (BTC) realized capitalization has increased by more than 50% since tagging its all-time high of $20,000 at the end of 2017. The realized capitalization metric measures the value of each BTC when it was last moved on-chain, which enables analysts to estimate the aggregate cost-basis of market participants. However, coins on centralized exchanges are absent from the […]

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Bitcoin bull Tim Draper reveals the secrets of his altcoin portfolio

Tech billionaire, Tim Draper, has revealed he owns a myriad of altcoins in addition to his 30,000 BTC. Tim Draper, the prominent venture capitalist and tech billionaire who purchased nearly 30,000 Bitcoins (BTC) that were seized from the Silk Road, has revealed his digital currency holdings span at least half a dozen different crypto assets.   Speaking at a recent investment conference, Draper revealed that his holdings include Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ripple (XRP), Tezos (XTZ), and Aragon (ANT), adding: “I’m a believer. I think it’s happening – [adoption] […]

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DeFi projects rush towards Layer 2 as Ethereum clogs up

Leading DeFi protocols are rushing to implement Layer 2 to ease the burden of high gas fees. Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols are racing to implement Layer 2 scaling solutions as Ethereum gas fees skyrocket and the network struggles under the demand. Popular DeFi platforms including Uniswap, Aave, and Synthetix are gettin closer to rolling out the scaling solutions. Synthetix, an on-chain synthetic assets protocol that tracks the value of real-world assets, is upgrading September 24 to a primitive version of L2 scaling. According to a blog post […]

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BCH Hash Watch: Majority of Miners Signal BCHN, Coinex Exchange Announces Futures

Bitcoin Cash proponents have recently noticed that the last 612 blocks or more than 61% of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using BCHN, according to Coin Dance statistics. Moreover, data also shows that 82% of Bitcoin Cash hashpower is signaling BCHN, as the prominent miners Btc.com and Antpool have started signaling. BCH fans are patiently waiting as there’s 53 days left until the November 15th Bitcoin Cash upgrade. News.Bitcoin.com reported on September 1, on how there’s a high chance the BCH blockchain will bifurcate into […]

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Bears reign as 86% of September’s $284M CME Bitcoin options are worthless

Bears lurk as Bitcoin price is down and $284M in CME BTC options are set to expire on Friday. As of now, the $622 million total open interest for BTC futures expiry on Friday seems quite relevant.  This Friday, a total of $100 million in CME Bitcoin (BTC) options are set to expire. 58% of these are call (buy) options, meaning buyers can acquire BTC futures at a fixed price. As the expiry draws near, call options 10% or higher above the current BTC price are deemed […]

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Revealing crypto exchange’s physical location was not harmful, court rules

A former employee’s actions did not cause ‘damage or loss, in any amount’ to the exchange. A federal judge has ruled that an employee who revealed the location of a major crypto exchange did not violate its trade secrets. According to court records filed Sept. 22, U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Payward Inc. — the owner of Kraken — against former employee Nathan Peter Runyon for misappropriating “trade secrets” by publicly disclosing the exchange’s physical address in San Francisco and […]

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