How Trading Bots Can Pump Altcoins

Source: Adobe/Scanrail Have you ever wondered why “vaporware” coins that have little to offer are still trading among the top digital assets with millions in daily trading volumes and asset prices that just seem off? Well, there are several reasons for that and trading bots are likely one of them. In this article, we discuss […]

How Trading Bots Can Pump Altcoins

Source: Adobe/Scanrail Have you ever wondered why “vaporware” coins that have little to offer are still trading among the top digital assets with millions in daily trading volumes and asset prices that just seem off? Well, there are several reasons for that and trading bots are likely one of them. In this article, we discuss […]

After a Decade of Promises, Blockchain Still Fails to Deliver Privacy

The first blockchain was launched more than 10 years ago and since then, it has evolved from simply being a backbone for Bitcoin (BTC) to a global technological phenomenon. In some sense, the distributed ledger became more popular than Bitcoin itself. Even the harshest cryptocurrency critics — like the government of China and JPMorgan Chase’s […]

Chinese Companies Lead Blockchain Patent Race + More News

Source: Adobe/elen31 Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Blockchain news Chinese companies have topped new global blockchain patent tables, reports media outlet East Money, quoting data from IPR Daily. The latter has compiled a list showing that […]

Can Bitcoin Be Shut Down? A Naysayer’s Guide to BTC

The Bitcoin network has been standing strong for more than a decade, and it would take a highly-coordinated effort from competing players to bring it down. Bitcoin’s future has many possible outcomes, but death is among the least likely of them all. Key Takeaways Bitcoin has been running 24/7 without any incident for more than […]

Zilliqa To Work On Modular Network, Launch DEX in 2020

Source: Adobe/piter2121 Singapore-based blockchain project Zilliqa (ZIL) is starting its work on a modular network in 2020, while by the end of the year, they plan to open trading on their new Zilliqa DEX exchange. “In 2020, our plan is to begin creating a modular network and open-sourced platform of financial products to help improve […]

The Freshest Binance’s IEO Shows It Still Works

Source: Adobe/tanu A newly concluded token offering on Binance is bringing hope to proponents of the initial exchange offering (IEO) model that this method of issuing new coins and tokens to the market is still working as it used too – after an initial pump, the price is dropping. At 2 AM UTC time on […]

Another Prominent Investor Says Bitcoin Could Hit the USD 1m Mark

Raoul Pal. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Real Vision Finance Another prominent Bitcoin bull is tipping bitcoin (BTC) to reach a price of USD 1 million within the next few years, just over a year IBM’s former head of crypto made a similar prediction, following on from eccentric tech magnate John McAfee, who has famously predicted […]

Argentina, Venezuela Seek Crypto-powered Solution to Economic Despair

Source: Adobe/Oleksii The coronavirus pandemic has sent much of the world into an economic tailspin – but for some South American nations, such as Argentina and Venezuela, financial turmoil predates the health crisis by several months. Now innovators in both countries have turned to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in an attempt to dig the nations […]

AI Says Only Bitcoin, Ethereum, And Tezos To Rise Next Week

Source: Adobe/Alexander Limbach While bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and tezos (XTZ) could go up in the next week, an artificial intelligence (AI) system predicts that the same fortune doesn’t await the rest of the top 10 coins. Crypto data firm Nomics has announced on Wednesday the beta release of 7-day cryptoasset price predictions, utilizing a […]