China’s CBDC Showcases Interoperability As Centralization’s Weakness

The Asian continent and particularly China have been making news and inducing bull runs in the cryptocurrency world these past ...

Price Analysis 04/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Bitcoin price is leading from the front and is showing signs that a bottom has been reached. On Dec. 2, open interest on Bakkt&...

Crypto Loans See Solid Growth, Platforms Attract Community Interest

It may seem surprising, but platforms designed for loans and lending through the use of cryptocurrencies are a relatively new d...

This Cryptocurrency Seems Designed For A Post-State Society

Upstart crypto company Saga wants to issue a new global currency on the blockchain. Just don’t call it a stablecoin. Saga’s SGA...

Russian Smelting Giant Begins Testing Digital Trading Platform

December 5, 2019
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Russian mining and smelting giant Nornickel has commenced testing its digital platform for metals trading. As Bloomberg reported on Dec. 5, Nornickel began trialing its platform for digital metal tokens in collaboration with physical commodities trading group Trafigura Group Ltd., metals finance and logist...

Stablecoin Adoption Can Impact Economy, Warn Senior US Regulators

A panel of senior financial regulators in the United States has warned the public about the purported risks of stablecoins and cryptocurrencies.  A report issued on Dec. 4 by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) highlighted potential problems resulting from stablecoins gaining wider recognition...

Canada-Based Crypto Mining Firm Great North Data Files for Bankruptcy

Canada-based cryptocurrency mining company Great North Data has submitted a bankruptcy filing, purportedly due to insolvency. As the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Dec. 4, Great North Data — which operated crypto mining facilities in Labrador City and Happy Valley-Goose Bay —  filed bankrupt...

Microsoft Announces Token Collectibles on Ethereum Blockchain

Microsoft’s blockchain-enabled cloud platform Microsoft Azure announced the “Azure Heroes” blockchain non-fungible tokens (NFT) aimed at rewarding its developer community. The tokens represent cartoonish badgers (a play on the word “badge”) and aim to compensate positive behavior in Azure’s community. Each...
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