Bank Of China Expands Tests of New Fintech Regulation to Six More Cities

Bank of China launched its first fintech innovation regulatory pilot project in Beijing last year. The bank announced plans to expand its regulatory pilot projects in six more cities and districts on April 27. The bank plans to conduct pilot projects in Shanghai, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Hebei Xiong’an New District, Hangzhou and Suzhou. Ultimately, it aims […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 17

Source: iStock/DNY59 Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ BiboxListings:Kusama (KSM) BiKi.comListings:Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA)Botton Coin (BOC)JST (JUST)Delistings:IBC CHAIN (IBC)Wen […]

Crypto Community Fears North Korean BTC Sell-Off Amid Rumors of Kim Jong Un’s Death

Following rumors that North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-Un is either in declining health or dead, reports started circulating that the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) reserves will be sold. According to a March 2019 report, at the time North Korea already held about $670 million in crypto assets. Many believe this non-trivial amount of cryptocurrency to […]

Crypto Derivatives Skyrocket, Mining Pool Industry Heats Up + More News

Source: Adobe/Photocreo Bednarek 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. Exchanges news TokenInsight, a token data and rating agency, reports that the total crypto derivatives trading volume in the first quarter of 2020 reached USD 2.1 trillion, which […]

Bitcoin Car-driving Crypto Fan Beats NASCAR Champ in e-Sports Showdown

Source: Reddit/ u/BorisJGR A Bitcoin (BTC) aficionado has pulled off a famous cryptocurrency-related e-sports first – by beating a pro-NASCAR driver in a racing game. Bryan Cook, who goes by the name of Boris on Twitter, won his virtual NASCAR race in a car emblazoned with Bitcoin logos, beating pro driver Kyle Busch, the reigning […]

Crypto Market Sentiment is Back Up; Bitcoin, Ether in the Positive Zone

Source: iStock/da-kuk The market sentiment looks improved today compared to seven days ago. Following a small drop to 5.2/10 last week, the combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore, for the top 10 coins surpassed its highest level in the past five weeks – that of 5.27 from two weeks ago – and now […]

After Decoupling, Cardano, 0x, and Kyber Network Now Face Exhaustion

Volatility is once again rampant in the cryptocurrency market, and ADA, ZRX, and KNC look poised for a correction. Key Takeaways Cardano is back in the green, but a major supply wall sits ahead that could put in jeopardy its uptrend. 0x, however, is breaking out of a continuation pattern suggesting a further advance towards […]

The Need for a New Reserve Currency Is More Prevalent Than Ever Before

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought into focus the need for international cooperation and support. Coupled with a crumbling economy, it’s shown us that now is the time for a modern, accessible reserve currency. However, markets don’t exist in a vacuum of supply and demand — there are reasons why the United States dollar is […]

Operators Call Chinese Blockchain-powered Copyright Platform a Success

Source: Adobe/htpix A Chinese blockchain platform is helping to protect copyrights, and reduce costs for people trying to resolve IP-related issues, per state authorities, who are claiming the new system is proving to be a hit. The platform was announced late last year, per Xinhua, following up on a successful model first pioneered by the […]

Cardano Continues Surge Higher After New Full-Node Wallet is Released

Charles Hoskinson. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Charles Hoskinson Following the announcement of a new “mainnet wallet” for Cardano, the blockchain platform’s native crypto token ADA is seeing strong gains in the crypto market, rising nearly 8% over the past 24 hours to a price of USD 0.046, as of press time on Monday. ADA is […]