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IMF Chief Christine Lagarde: We Should Be Open to Cryptocurrencies

September 9, 2019
The nominee to be the next president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has said central banks and financial bodies should protect consumers but be open to innovations such as cryptocurrencies. Changes are opportunities Lagarde, who is currently head of the International Monetary Fund, told the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the

Bitcoin Dominance Hits 70% as Keiser Warns Altcoins ‘Not Coming Back’

September 9, 2019
Bitcoin (BTC) now has the highest share of the overall cryptocurrency market since before its record-breaking $20,000 bull run in 2017. According to data from major monitoring resource CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin now accounts for 70.5% of the total cryptocurrency market cap as of Sept. 3. Bitcoin market cap hits pre-$20K high That figure has not been

Report: Telegram to Launch TON Blockchain Public Testing on Sept. 1

September 6, 2019
Telegram Open Network’s (TON) blockchain public testing will launch on Sept. 1, according to one of the investors. On Aug. 28, Russian news outlet Vedomosti quoted an anonymous TON investor claiming to have learned this information from the development team, and the head of one of the companies that participated in the testing so far.

Xendpay Joins RippleNet to Expand Global Money Transfer Services

August 30, 2019
Money transfer service Xendpay has joined Ripple’s global network RippleNet to support international transactions. Going beyond the U.S. dollar Ripple announced the news on Aug. 20. Per the news release, RippleNet will allow Xendpay to provide money transfer services beyond the United States dollar. Xendpay will use Ripple’s pre-existing network of banks and other financial

Telegram Vs. Facebook: The Ultimate Showdown for Crypto Supremacy

August 16, 2019
Last month, Facebook rocked the world with its blockbuster Libra announcement. Even a year ago, the idea that an iconic United States company would launch a digital currency or that a sitting president would tweet about it seemed insane. Welcome to the new normal. The Libra announcement sent politicians scrambling, hit the mainstream media like a hurricane,