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7 Cryptocurrencies that Surprisingly Outperformed Bitcoin in January

Seven cryptocurrencies performed way better than Bitcoin during January’s market volatility. HOT, the native token of Holochain project, surprised the cryptocurrency community with a 178% price surge. Augur’s REP followed by posting a 51.50% monthly gain. Chainlink’s LINK came third after rising 39%, while Numeraire’s NMR became the fourth most profitable crypto asset after ballooning […]

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Crypto Thefts, Scams On The Rise Finds New Research

CipherTrace 2018 Q4 2018 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report Thefts and scams are plaguing the crypto space, which saw US$ 1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrencies being stolen and scammed in 2018, a sharp increase despite a slump in the market, according to the CipherTrace 2018 Q4 2018 Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report. Theft from cryptocurrency exchanges accounted […]

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Iran Pitches ‘Crypto Rial’ to 8 Countries for Transactions, Avoiding US-Dollar Led Global Commerce Altogether

Sanction-hit Iran is negotiating the use of its state-backed cryptocurrency with eight foreign countries, according to a Tehran Times report. The Middle Eastern nation had its representatives met with their counterparts from Switzerland, South Africa, France, England, Russia, Austria, Germany, and Bosnia. According to Mohammad-Reza Modoudi, the acting head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization, the […]

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Bitsdaq & Bittrex Launch Crypto Exchange Targeting Asian Markets

Bitsdaq launch, January 29, 2019, image via Twitter Bitsdaq has launched a new cryptocurrency trading platform targeted at Asian markets. The Bitsdaq Exchange, powered by Bittrex’s technology, is set to provide users with compliant diversified digital assets trading services. A representative from Singapore based Bitsdaq said prior to the launch, the platform had seen significant […]

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BitTorrent ICO Raises $7.1M in 15 Minutes

The initial coin offering of the popular torrent client BitTorrent has been completed successfully in less than 15 minutes on Binance Launchpad. However, some users complain about not being able to participate.  $ 7.1M In Less Than 15 Minutes BitTorrent, which was acquired by TRON platform founder Justin Sun last summer, had its initial coin […]