Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin Outperform Amidst Market-Wide Crash

The cryptocurrency market is going through a period of high volatility, but there are critical support levels preventing Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin from a steeper decline. Key Takeaways Institutional and retail demand for Ethereum skyrockets while its price sits at a pivotal point. Meanwhile, Ripple’s XRP is about to add a new feature that could […]

Cryptobartender Serves Drinks for Crypto, Doing its Part in Pandemic

Cryptobartender. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/CryptoTexty A device called Cryptobartender is doing its part to help social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, by selling drinks for crypto. Cryptobartender is a device that allows users to buy water, wine, whiskey, or any other type of liquid and pay with EOS or EOS-based tokens – therefore removing […]

If Goldman Sachs Likes Bitcoin, We’re Doing Something Wrong

Neha Narula. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Telstra Enterprise Bitcoin (BTC) mainstream adoption is more about people using the underlying Bitcoin network rather than a bunch of wealthy investors and institutions coming in to hold the underlying asset, according to MIT Digital Currency Initiative Director Neha Narula. Narula and Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark were discussing […]

Why Crypto is a Hotbed for Conspiracy Theories – Cointelegraph Magazine

In April 2020 Vin Armani packed up his family “and got on the last flight to an obscure island in the middle of the Pacific”. The cryptocurrency influencer suggested to his 14,000 Twitter followers, many times, that the pandemic is being used to impose “totalitarian tyranny” on America. As the CTO of CoinText, he was […]

Bitcoin Upgrade, Pu’er on Blockchain, Underground Miners + More News

Pu’er tea. Source: Adobe/昊 周 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. Bitcoin news Bitcoin Core version 0.20.0 has been released and is now ready for launch. Per the release notes, it includes new features, various bug fixes, […]

Relief to Bitcoin Miners as Double-digit Difficulty Adjustment In Sight

Source: Adobe/tsuguliev With the second post-halving bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty adjustment set to occur shortly, miners might once again breathe a sigh of relief after the previous such event also made life easier for players in the highly competitive industry. This time, difficulty, a measure showing how hard it is to compete for mining rewards, […]

VeChain’s Social Metrics Explode and Prices Quickly Follow

VeChain expands its utility while the price of VET aims for new yearly highs. Key Takeaways VeChain social engagement metrics exploded with roughly 78% of all interactions being bullish. The chatter seems to be focused on a partnership the VeChain Foundation scored with one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. If the hype […]

Shell, Exxon and More Complete ‘Successful’ Blockchain Pilot

Source: Adobe/zhu difeng Major oil and gas companies could be set to do away with conventional payments systems in favor of blockchain-powered solutions – after a 10-company consortium including energy giants such as Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon successfully piloted oilfield water-handling payments at an American shale field. Per Reuters, the group is known as […]

Did Vitalik Buterin Just Say That Ethereum Is Now More Important Than Bitcoin?

Vitalik Buterin. Source: a video screenshot. The crypto space needs to acknowledge and adjust to the reality that finance is no longer as important as it was in the last decade, and embrace the current shift from crypto as finance to include crypto as decentralized entities as well, Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin stated, triggering […]

Four Rules For Trading Cryptocurrency In South-East Asia

The text below is an advertorial article that was not written by journalists. Since bitcoin’s creation in 2009, cryptocurrencies have fascinated, intrigued and tempted investors ever since. With volatile price changes, and the ability to trade centralised currencies with the digital coins, investors who are bold, or lucky enough, can strike big returns from […]