Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Lift Off, Cross-Hairs at $4,500

Bitcoin Price recover, bulls bounce back Market leaders set positives in Blockchain and crypto There is a jump in market participation level. Volumes swell in the 4HR time frame After Jan 20 drops, BTC is finding support at around $3,500—the lower limit of our support zone. As a result, there is a likelihood that Bitcoin…

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ING Signs Five Year Deal with Blockchain Technology Firm R3

Dutch financial services giant ING Bank (ING) announced this Tuesday that it has signed a five year deal with blockchain technology provider R3. According to a statement released by R3, the deal will entitle ING to an unlimited number of licenses for the blockchain provider’s commercial platform, Corda Enterprise. The deal will also allow ING…

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Fullerton Markets Launches Data Analytics Service for IBs

Retail broker Fullerton Markets (Fullerton) announced the launch of a new data analytics service for introducing brokers (IBs). The new service will be integrated into the company’s digital platform – Fullerton Suite. According to the broker, the new service will allow IBs working with Fullerton to get a better insight into how their business is…

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Mobile Trading Partners Completes Rebranding to MTP

Mobile Trading Partners LLP, a designer and developer of mobile apps, web widgets, charting and sales tools for the foreign exchange (forex) industry, announced today that it has completed its rebranding and will now be known as MTP. As MTP, the company will be making its first appearance at the iFXExpo Asia in Hong Kong…

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Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called Utreexo. The project could theoretically allow network participants to verify the state of the chain’s…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX Underperforming 24 Hours After NiTron

Tron price drops 2.1 percent in the last day Trust Wallet will facilitate BTT airdrop Average daily transaction volumes steady at 29 million A day after NiTron is down 2.1 percent and underperforming against BTC. Nonetheless, TRX bulls are in charge, and we expect TRX prices to re-test 4 cents by the end of Jan…

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XRP Tip Bot security upgraded; prevents attacks on unclaimed Twitter handles and loss of tips

The creator of XRP tipbot, Wietse Wind upgraded the security of the tip bot which would otherwise allow attackers to claim tips of unclaimed Twitter handles. Wietse Wind tweeted: “I just added some @xrptipbot security. On changing your Twitter handle, the TipBot offers you to migrate your balance (from your old to your new handle)….

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Researchers From MIT, Stanford, And Berkeley Collaborate To Solve Blockchain Scalability

Introducing Unit-e. On January 17, Distributed Technologies Research (DTR), a Switzerland-based non-profit foundation that funds the research and development of “distributed technologies,” announced its launch and its first initiative: a globally scalable decentralized payments system called Unit-e. According to a press release from DTR, the foundation was created to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration between industry experts…

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Ripple’s regulatory relations director asks for ‘a leveled playing field’ in terms of XRP regulations

Ripple’s regulatory relations director, Ryan Zagone, made an important announcement about the XRP ecosystem in an event recently. The regulatory relations director spoke about Ripple adopting Rip. Zagone said that due to the uncertainties in the policies of US banks and other financial institutions, XRP was being hindered from collectively adopting Rip, reported Coincomments. Zagone…

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Netflix's price hike is a 'Catch-22'  that actually helps Disney's upcoming streaming service

Netflix subscription price hike is a “key dilemma” that makes future competitors like Disney more viable, New Constructs CEO David Trainer says. However, Aegis Capital’s Victory Anthony sees the Netflix price increase as extra money to invest in more original content or pad the bottom line. Disney will have a competitive advantage over Netflix when…

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Facebook manager says in internal post she quit after being 'harassed' over views on diversity

A Facebook engineering manager who ran an open-source project left earlier this month after being harassed by her colleagues. Sophie Alpert said in an internal post that she wants “to spend my time at a place willing to push further on diversity and inclusion.” Facebook’s diversity has been improving, but the company is still largely…

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Tradesmarter’s WOW TRADER Joins oneZero Liquidity Network

WOW TRADER, Tradesmarter’s proprietary B2B platform for CFD trading, has announced a newly formed partnership with oneZero Financial Systems in an effort to expand the reach of its liquidity feed to a greater pool of accredited financial entities. oneZero provides an automated solution for market connectivity and price distribution, which will help to streamline WOW…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says  the US government should let people track and delete their data 'on demand'

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission should form what he called a “data-broker clearinghouse.” He says he and others are calling on U.S. Congress to pass “comprehensive federal privacy legislation.” Cook has been increasingly calling for new U.S. regulations to help boost user privacy and data protection. Apple Chief Executive…

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Ripple/XRP: r3 launches Corda Network with “Corda Network Foundation”, a new not-for-profit organization

The most awaited news about the enterprise blockchain software firm r3 confirms that the Corda Network [CN] is up and running. The Corda Network will be governed by an independent ‘not-for-profit’ organization called the “Corda Network Foundation”. The news about r3’s Corda settler going live was something that the XRP community and fans were waiting…

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Match-Trade & Spotware Partner to Launch Complex White Label

Match-Trade Technologies, a provider of foreign exchange (forex) and cryptocurrency technology, announced this Thursday that it has joined forces with Spotware, another financial technology provider, to offer a more complex turnkey white label solution. Under the agreement, the two firms will offer a white label solution which will entail Spotware’s flagship trading platform solution cTrader…

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Malaysia To Classify Digital Currencies As Securities

A hefty fine and harsh penalties await anyone found in violation of Malaysia’s new cryptocurrency regulations. Cryptocurrencies, along with digital tokens and crypto-related assets, will be given an entirely different classification, according to a January 14 article in the online Malaysian newspaper The Star. Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that Order 2019 would…

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Netflix is raising prices and the stock is soaring

The rate hikes constitute a jump of between 13 and 18 percent. The new prices take effect immediately for new customers. Existing subscribers will be grandfathered in over the next three months. Previous rate increases have had little effect on subscribers, and have traditionally buoyed the stock. Netflix is raising its prices again, and the…

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Having A Gas: This Week In Crypto Pop Culture, January 7-11

Tarot cards to design your cryptoeconomic system, a new use case for cryptocurrency, and a Pink Floyd cover band (and some tech startups) hosted at Mike Tyson’s mansion. It’s Friday, January 11, everybody! If you’re like me, you’ve spent your week thinking back to your first pack of Pokémon cards in celebration of the 20th…

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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Find Support as Bears Slow Down

Ripple price 3 cents from the primary support Exim bank set to adopt the xRapid system by the end of March 2019 Transaction volumes low but XRP is technically bullish Over and above everything, Sep 2018 rally guides our medium to long-term price projection. In the short-term, price drops below our support line at 30…

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Let’s Get Curvy: An ERC For Bonded Fungible Tokens

A proposal from Convergent’s Logan Saether looks at the importance of a standardized interface for bonded fungible tokens, which are based on the increasingly popular realm of bonding curve arithmetic. With the downturn in initial coin offerings, teams in the cryptospace have sought out alternative token-distribution methods. One solution to emerge is based on bonding…

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