Top 5 Cryptocurrencies To Hold For 2019 And Beyond ⋆ ZyCrypto

Although we are still in the first quarter of 2019, yet trends of most cryptocurrencies have already been bright enough to be optimistic about the cryptocurrency market this year. Many believe 2019 will be a year the cryptocurrency market will see a transformation from a bearish to a bullish one. People used to study the…

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Shortly after it was greeted with Disapproval from Cardano’s founder, CEO of Binance speaks on the JP Morgan and Facebook Cryptocurrencies

Upon the announcement of the inclusion of cryptocurrency to social media giant Facebook alongside the recent involvement of top U.S bank JP Morgan in cryptocurrency, the entire crypto-community has welcomed the news with mixed reactions, most of which were of opposition. Meanwhile, the CEO of Binance, Changpeng Zhao has just recently taken to Twitter to…

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Antalya Homes Accepts Bitcoin for Property Sales in Turkey

All over the world, the real estate industry is taking note of how profitable it is to sell real estate with Bitcoin. For example, leading Turkish real estate agency Antalya Homes reports that it sold nine properties using Bitcoin as payment in 2018.  Buying Real Estate with Bitcoin Allows Buyers to Avoid Transaction Friction Losses…

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No, Facebook's 'FaceCoin' Will Be Nothing Like Bitcoin (Or Even a Cryptocurrency)

Facebook, Telegram, and Signal are reportedly planning to mint their own digital coins for their platform. But their centralized nature means that they won’t be censorship-resistant, decentralized and secure by design, unlike Bitcoin.  Nice Try Facebook But FaceCoin Won’t Be a Cryptocurrency Social media giants are now jumping on the cryptocurrency bandwagon with plans to introduce…

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Swiss Bank Julius Baer Launching Crypto Services to Meet 'Increasing Demand'

The Swiss private bank industry is stepping up its efforts to become a formidable world player in the crypto industry. Now, Julius Baer, one of the largest and oldest Swiss private banks, and SEBA Crypto AG are joining forces to offer their clients a range of digital asset services, in a fully regulated environment. Major…

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An Initial Guide on Trading in Cryptocurrencies ⋆ ZyCrypto

Are you planning to start a journey on Cryptocurrency trading? Well, I would like to advise you guys that before starting anything, you must have complete knowledge about it. And so I am here to guide you about trading in Cryptocurrency. Well, today I am going to apprise you about some key elements of Cryptocurrency…

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Two of the Most Promising Cryptocurrencies to Trade this Week

The cryptocurrency market seems to be back on track along with the bullish tides that have been flooding the market since the past 24hrs. Tokens and coins have been taking an upsurge for most of the day, with market capitalization and trading volume exploding from side to side. However, it all begins and end in the…

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Cryptocurrency 2019 – Do You Think 2019 Is A Year For Cryptocurrencies?

During the last quarter of 2017, the price of cryptocurrency skyrocketed. Before the onset of 2018 cryptocurrency prices plummeted. Although prices since then have calmed down, activity in the blockchain is still spiking. There is a general shift in the sentiment and development in blockchain which is setting up the market positively. Here we will…

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Crypto Bear Market Affecting Venture Capital Valuations

Venture capital (VC) valuations have been deeply affected by the cryptocurrency bear market, says Jalak Jobanputra, founding partner of Future Perfect Ventures, in an interview with Forbes’ Balancing the Ledger on Feb. 11. Founded in 2014 in New York, Future Perfect Ventures is a venture capital firm, focusing on early stage investments primarily in technology…

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Venezuela Imposes Fees and Limits on Local Crypto Remittances

The Venezuelan government has introduced regulations for crypto remittances within the country, according to a decree published on Feb. 7 in the country’s official media outlet, Gaceta Oficial. According to the document, the National Superintendency of Crypto Assets and Related Activities (SUNACRIP) will now be responsible for taxation related to the sending and receiving of…

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Bitcoin Trading Reaches All Time High in Venezuela Amidst Ongoing Economic Collapse

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in Venezuela have reached a new all-time high amidst massive hyperinflation and an ongoing presidential crisis, tech news outlet TrustNodes reports Feb. 6. Bitcoin weekly trading volumes reached above 2,000 BTC (about $6.8 million) on peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange LocalBitcoins during the week ending Feb. 2. Venezuela LocalBitcoins Weekly Trade Volumes in…

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Ripple Expands Blockchain University Initiative With Partners in US, China & Singapore

Ripple has announced the latest new partners in its global University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), which include universities in the United States, China, Singapore and Brazil. The development was announced in a press release published Feb. 7. As reported, Ripple launched UBRI in June 2018  to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain,…

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Over 5.5 Billion USDC has Been Transferred оn-Chain

Over 5.5 billion USD Coin (USDC) tokens have been transferred on-chain as of Jan. 31 2019, according to a report released by the Centre consortium on Feb. 6. The Centre consortium was founded by crypto finance firm Circle and United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase. USDC s a U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin released by Coinbase and Circle…

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ETF.com President and Bitwise Researcher Matt Hougan: 95 Percent of Cryptos Will Die

Matt Hougan, Global Head of Research at Bitwise Asset Management and president at ETF.com, expressed his idea that most cryptocurrencies will die in an interview with Bloomberg published on Feb. 5. During the interview, Hougan declared that he thinks that “there are 2,000 cryptocurrencies out there, 95 percent of them are useless and will die…

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New Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Token Offering Introduced in Philippines

The Philippines has introduced a new set of rules governing Digital Asset Token Offering (DATO), according to a press release published by the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA) on Feb. 4. The new regulations released by the country’s Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) are reportedly designed to regulate the cryptocurrency industry and protect investors,…

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Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed

A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash (ZEC) has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5. Ariel Gabizon, an engineer at the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company — the startup behind privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash — reportedly discovered…

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Ex-Tether Exec Joins Venture Launching Stablecoin Clearinghouse

Phillip Potter, co-founder of Tether (USDT) and former Chief Strategy Officer of affiliate crypto exchange Bitfinex, has joined the advisory board of a new stablecoin clearing house project, Stablehouse.io. The news was shared with Cointelegraph in a press release on Feb. 5. Stablehouse.io, currently under development by crypto finance company XBTO, aims to act as…

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Switzerland: Crypto Bank Seba Partners With Mortgage Bank Hypothekarbank

Switzerland-based crypto bank Seba Crypto AG has signed an agreement with Swiss mortgage bank Hypothekarbank Lenzburg AG to use its core banking system, Finstar, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports on Jan. 31. The partnership will allow for the implementation of Seba’s decentralized software into Finstar, as well as allowing Seba to use Finstar’s conventional services.  Additionally,…

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Still Believes Bitcoin Will Be Internet’s Currency

Co-founder and CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey declared again that he believes Bitcoin (BTC) will be the internet’s native currency. Dorsey made his comments during an interview with American comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan published on Feb. 2. During the interview, Dorsey stated: “[Bitcoin] was something that was born on the internet, that was…

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Bitcoin Futures Expired Last Week, Did It Affect $10 Billion Plunge of Crypto Markets?

On Jan. 29, the valuation of the crypto market plunged by more than $10 billion within a 48-hour period, from $121 billion to $111 billion. Major cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) recorded losses in the range of 5 to 10 percent against the United States dollar, demonstrating poor momentum. Throughout the past…

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