Most of China’s DLT Firms That Closed in 2019 Were Scams or Poorly Planned

Most of the blockchain firms that closed in 2019 were cryptocurrency scams or had deficient business models, according to recent research. Research sent to Cointelegraph by Chinese market research firm EqualOcean on March 26 suggests that most blockchain-backed Chinese businesses that halted their activity last year had major flaws. Short-lived companies The report found over […]

XRP Falls Behind Bitcoin SV, Dogecoin in Active Addresses

Evidence suggesting a change in investor behavior continues to grow as XRP and a handful of other projects see serious declines in crypto wallet addresses over the past 4 weeks.  XRP Investors Hodling or Losing Interest? Analyst CryptoRand has posted a chart showing the number of dynamic addresses has decreased among many major platforms over […]

‘Hard for CoinMarketCap to Stay Neutral’

Just one week after exchange Binance announced its acquisition of CoinMarketCap (CMC) — one of the most-referenced crypto data websites — some prominent figures in the crypto community are speaking out. Bobby Ong, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CoinGecko, gave an interview to My Two Gwei on April 6. Among the topics discussed […]

Bitcoin.com Fires 50% of Staff Ahead of BCH Halving

It’s tough times ahead for BCH as Bitcoin.com prepares to work on a skeleton team. Just five days before the halving, the platform has allegedly fired half of its staff. Bitcoin.com Lays Off 50% of Workforce There’s been a ton of speculation leading up to the Bitcoin Halving over what will happen if the price […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Tackles Small Balances With New Offering

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced a new feature that allows its users to convert small balances to the firm’s proprietary token OKB. OKEx announced on April 7 that the new product allows its user to convert all the crypto asset balances worth less than 0.001 Bitcoin (BTC) ($7.38 at press time) into OKB. The upper limit […]

Ripple’s XRP Scores New Crypto Exchange Listing

With Ripple’s XRP posting significant gains today, things could be looking up. XRP just scored a new listing on top-50 cryptocurrency exchange WhiteBIT paired with BTC and USDT. Things Looking Up for XRP? Ripple’s XRP suffered a catastrophic 2019 as the worst-performing of the top 10 coins last year, finishing the year at less than […]

What Makes DeFi Decentralized? Rune Christensen on Centralized Collateral and Decentralizing Make

As part of its Black Thursday mitigation efforts, MakerDAO introduced USDC as a form of collateral. While this was an emergency measure, it touched the very sensitive topic of centralized collateral assets in Maker (MKR). The concept of decentralization underpins the entire existence of crypto, serving as a core ideology. Historically, decentralization has clashed with […]

Ripple Co-Founder Unlocks 63.7 Million XRP From Settlement Wallet

Guess who’s at it again moving the latest part of his Ripple settlement? Co-Founder Jed McCaleb just transferred 63,704,590 XRP ($12,293,769) to his personal wallet. XRP holders brace for the possible incoming dump. Former Ripple Founder’s Massive XRP Transfer Late last night, Whale Alert flagged up the gigantic XRP transfer from Jed McCaleb Settlement to […]