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China's BSN predicted as long-term global project, still ahead of others
According to the BSN introductory white paper, the project serves as an "Information infrastructure" designed to advance the development of smart cities for the emerging digital economy.
Bullish for ETH: The balance of Ethereum on exchanges just hit a multi-year low
Despite Ethereum being the backbone for the rapidly growing decentralized finance ecosystem, the cryptocurrency has been severely underperforming Bitcoin throughout the past few weeks.
Price analysis 11/13: BTC, ETH, XRP, LINK, BCH, LTC, BNB, DOT, ADA, BSV
If the momentum can carry the price above $17,200, then the bulls will have a clear shot at the all-time highs.
6 Questions for Sheila Warren of the World Economic Forum
Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes!
Privacy should be at the core of CBDCs, says Boston Fed research director
Privacy should be a key talking point from the beginning of CBDC development.
Keep dreaming! Options data suggest $560 Ethereum price won't happen
Reviewing options markets data can provide additional relevant insights on market sentiment.
CZ: Binance traders find 'intelligent' ways to circumvent US block
CZ admits it's not always easy weeding out US traders from the global Binance exchange.
Bitcoin whale clusters show 'institutional FOMO' is behind the BTC rally
Various metrics, including Google Trends, have shown lackluster mainstream demand for BTC despite its parabolic rally in recent months.
Law Decoded: Of AML and appointees, Nov. 6-13
At the same time, crypto exchanges have been stepping up their compliance with new anti-money laundering regimes, one of the most resilient criticisms that governments level at the entire industry.
Bitcoin price at $16K and beyond? Here are the bear and bull cases
Analysts are divided on the short-term outlook on BTC because the momentum remains strong but there are concerns of an overheated rally.
Why crypto communities are baffled by PayPal's Bitcoin and Ethereum descriptions
Industry executives and crypto investors are bewildered company's descriptions of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
BIS head says physical cash still important, even if CBDCs take over
As numerous countries across the board navigate their feelings on central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs, Benoît Cœuré of the Bank for International Settlements thinks physical cash will retain its importance.
Silence is not golden: OKEx still quiet as customers seek answers
As the crypto market continues to soar to new heights on a nearly daily basis - with Bitcoin currently resting around the $16,100 threshold - the murkiness surrounding cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has continued to linger.
Galaxy Digital's Q3 earnings mirror crypto euphoria
Galaxy Digital's over-the-counter trading desk posted record volumes in the third quarter, signaling once again that institutional uptake of digital assets is on the rise.
"Banks will have to adjust" to crypto, says Bank of England leader
Jon Cunliffe, one of the leaders of England's central bank, said banks must adapt to the changes brought on by digital assets.
Cointelegraph Consulting: How the US election may impact Bitcoin price
With Joe Biden poised to be the next president of the United States, Cointelegraph Consulting reflects on how traditional assets have responded to the election of a democratic candidate.
From PayPal to Libra: Big Tech Has Forced Central Banks to Wake Up to CBDCs, Says Benoit Coeure
Nov 13, 2020 at 2:34 p.m. UTCUpdated Nov 13, 2020 at 3:25 p.m. UTC.Libra was the final wake-up call for central banks that prompted serious consideration of digital currency issuances, according to Benoit Coeure, head of the Innovation Hub at the Bank for International Settlements.
Bitcoin is stable above $16k with little mainstream hype, and it's very bullish
The price of Bitcoin is showing stability above $16,000 after a continuous rally since November 10.
First Mover: Why the Fed Cares About Remote Working
What the economy needs right now is for U.S. lawmakers to pass a fiscal stimulus package because ostensibly that money can go directly to people and businesses that need it most.
Belarus' largest bank reportedly launches crypto exchange service
Another bank is reportedly moving into crypto amid a major bull run in crypto markets.
US Company Now Lets Travelers Pay for Passports With Bitcoin
Nov 13, 2020 at 12:22 p.m. UTCUpdated Nov 13, 2020 at 2:11 p.m. UTC.Peninsula Visa, a firm providing passport and visa services in the U.S., says it now accepts payments in bitcoin.
Ripple files for yet another new trademark in the US
Ripple's new filing with the USPTO is for the trademark "PayString."
Another day, another hack: $2m in DAI drained from Ethereum DeFi app Akropolis
To name one of the many recent exploits of DeFi contracts, Harvest Finance was hacked for $25-33 million in stablecoins due to a so-called "Flash loan attack." There was an economic logic flaw that Harvest's developers did not account for, allowing a technically-capable attacker to drain funds.
Blockchain-based EV charging trial gets $1M from Canadian government
A bi-directional charging scenario allows vehicle owners to sell excess power back to office buildings at a profit.
Binance launches Ethereum Mining Pool with 0.5% fees
After launching its Bitcoin mining pool in April, crypto exchange Binance has now launched an in-house mining pool for the market's largest altcoin by market cap, Ether.
Bitcoin futures and options suggest that a major BTC price move is looming
The term "Open interest" refers to the total sum of contracts that are actively open in the futures market.
$300M in Bitcoin Flow to Binance From Huobi as China Gets Tougher on Exchanges
Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. UTC.As the Chinese government cracks down on several crypto exchanges catering to traders based in China, many of those customers - and their bitcoin - have been making their way to Binance over the past few days.
Stellar-based Akoin can now be used to pay for groceries and gas in Kenyan city
In its first step towards the futuristic Akon City, Akoin, the cryptocurrency business that is chaired by global artist Akon, can now be used to pay for goods and services in a west Kenyan city.
Payments Provider BitPay Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Payroll Service
Nov 13, 2020 at 9:05 a.m. UTCUpdated Nov 13, 2020 at 3:17 p.m. UTC.Payments provider BitPay has launched a new service enabling businesses to pay employees, contractors, customers and vendors en masse with cryptocurrency.