Ripple CEO Worried About Spillover Backlash Over Libra 14
Ripple Doesn’t Want to Get Caught in Libra Crossfire Since Libra was unveiled, everyone and anyone have commented on it. Most recently, Ripple’s chief executive, Brad Garlinghouse, joined in, telling Fortune on Thursday what his thoughts are on the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency. Simply put, Garlinghouse is worried — worried about how...
DeFi Gets a Big Boost as Coinbase Earn Supports MakerDAO 15
Coinbase Boosts MakerDAO Coinbase may be centralized, but that isn’t stopping it from helping the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry. Recently, the popular exchange’s Earn division, which heads a service that allows common Joes and Jills — KYC-verified ones of course — to learn about top cryptocurrency projects for rewards, extended...
"Digital Gold" Bitcoin Narrative Strengthening: Analysts 16
Bitcoin on its Way to Digital Gold Status For a while now, Bitcoin (BTC) has been classified as the logical successor to gold. In fact, the cryptocurrency has been dubbed by some to be “digital gold”. While many traditional investors, especially gold bug Peter Schiff, has denied this narrative, analysts...
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Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have been incurring massive volatility as of late, with bears incurring growing strength while bulls struggle to propel the cryptocurrency higher. One factor that could be contributing to the recent volatility and to the recent downwards pressure incurred by BTC could be news surrounding...
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Bitcoin has posted a decent recovery today after facing a significant amount of selling pressure yesterday. This recovery has allowed most major cryptos to climb slightly, although the recent drop may have caused some technical damage to the aggregated crypto markets. Now, analysts are noting that this recent volatility may...
Ethereum DEX and DeFi Usage on the Rise: Positive Signs for ETH 18
Ethereum DEX Usage on the Up-and-Up Ethereum (ETH) has continued to be inundated reports of its strong fundamentals. Last week, budding crypto startup Totle released a report on decentralized exchanges, best known as DEXs. Working alongside researchers at D5, a Data Science DAO, the liquidity aggregator’s researchers found that usage...
CNBC Host Eyes $55,000 for Post-Halving Bitcoin (BTC) 19
CNBC Host on Bitcoin Halving In just under 300 days, Bitcoin (BTC) will its next block reward reduction, during which the number of coins issued per each block will get cut in half. This will be the third so-called “halving” or “halvening”. While this shift in Bitcoin’s issuance schedule may...
Ripple C-Suite Addresses Crypto-Skeptical Congress in Open Letter 20
Don’t Paint Crypto with a Broad Brush, Says Ripple Execs The C-Suite at Ripple Labs isn’t all too pleased with what’s going on with crypto regulation. Brad Garlinghouse, the chief executive of the fintech startup, and co-founder Chris Larsen were so concerned that they both penned an “Open Letter to...