IOTA Network Still Down: How the Next Bitcoin Killer Screeched to a Halt

On February 13, the IOTA network came to a screeching halt and the IOTA Foundation reports that $1.6 million worth of the native currency was stolen. The following day, the IOTA network status page still shows the mainnet is “not operational” and the development team has found an “exploit related to the Trinity Wallet.” Also Read: IOTA, EOS, XLM, ADA – 4 ‘Bitcoin Contenders’ With Zero Use Cases and Barely Any Infrastructure IOTA Trinity Wallet Compromised for $1.6M The IOTA network is a hot topic within the cryptocurrency community right…

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Google Partnership with Hedera Hashgraph Can Generate $1.9B by 2024

Cointelegraph talks to Hedera Hashgraph CEO about the potential of the company and how their governance model triumphs Libra. Independent research firm Fundstrat predicts that Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, could generate $1.9 billion in value across its network by 2024. Fundstart’s predictions are highlighted in their latest report, which analyzes Hedera’s recent growth.  The report shows that Hedera’s platform has handled over 36 million transactions since September 2019 when the network became publicly available for anyone to build, test and deploy applications on it. Hedera’s distributed…

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Price Analysis Feb 14: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, ADA

A deeper correction may have to wait as many major cryptocurrencies are looking strong and their uptrend is likely to continue. Interest in Bitcoin (BTC) has surged significantly after its rally above $10,000 and if the bulls can sustain the price above this psychological level, it is likely to attract further attention. While it is difficult to pinpoint the exact reason for this resurgence, a host of factors such as the China coronavirus scare, the upcoming Bitcoin halving, discussion of launching a central bank digital currency by various countries, and…

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BCH Latam: Creating a Viral Feedback Loop for Mass Adoption With Bitcoin Cash

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with George Donnelly from the BCH Latam initiative about his plan to help the people of Latin America “achieve greater individual liberty and prosperity.” Donnelly explained the BCH Latam initiative aims to generate greater financial inclusion through mass adoption systems and the organization’s gamified adoption app will help with this goal. Also Read: 3 Cents per kWh – Central Asia’s Cheap Electricity Entices Chinese Bitcoin Miners From Dash to Bitcoin Cash: George Donnelly Discusses the BCH Latam Initiative George Donnelly is a libertarian entrepreneur who recently…

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Steemit to Shift Its Proprietary Blockchain and Token to Tron Network

Tron partners with Steemit, a major blockchain-based blogging and social networking website that will be moving to Tron’s network. The Tron Foundation, a cryptocurrency firm that is known for hyping its long ledger of partnerships, appears to have entered a particularly important one today. The maintainer of major cryptocurrency Tron (TRX) has just partnered with Steemit, a major blockchain-based blogging and social networking website to provide its network for Steemit services. Steemit old token STEEM to move to the Tron blockchain, too As part of the strategic partnership, the Tron…

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After MIT Find Vulnerabilities, Medici Ventures Defends Blockchain Voting App Voatz

CEO of Overstock has issued a statement supporting blockchain in voting in response to the technology’s recently published vulnerabilities claims. Jonathan Johnson, CEO of Overstock and president of Medici Ventures, has issued a statement supporting blockchain in voting in response to the technology’s vulnerabilities claims published on Feb. 13. Emerging technologies got in the crosshairs of regulators when a mobile software application that had been devised to help calculate the total number of votes in the recent Iowa Democratic caucus reportedly malfunctioned, resulting in the Democratic Party having to delay…

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Russia Leads Multinational Stablecoin Initiative

Russia is taking the lead in issuing a multinational stablecoin backed by commodities with the Eurasian Economic Union, or EAEU, and BRICS countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin is the most influential person in the blockchain industry, according to Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, which added five trading pairs: Binance Coin (BNB), Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP at the beginning of December, as well as adding Tether (USDT) later the same month against the Russian ruble. Putin was the first to propose a multinational cryptocurrency along…

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Pirate Chain Coin Now Available for Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange, Joins New Alliance

Pirate Chain (ARRR) is a privacy-focused cryptocurrency with non-optional, private-only addresses and transactions. This coin has is now available for trading to users of Bitcoin.com Exchange, soon after the team behind it joined the Blockchain Privacy, Security & Adoption Alliance. Also Read: Users of Bitcoin.com Exchange Can Win Rewards Worth $25,000 in Gocrypto Trading Competition ARRR Now Available for Trading on Bitcoin.com Exchange Bitcoin.com Exchange has added support for trading Pirate Chain (ARRR), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency with non-optional, private-only addresses and transactions that are shielded by ZK-Snarks technology. The developers…

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Trader: Ethereum Can Hit $440 But Indicator Warns Altcoin ‘Overbought’

“Serious resistance” should trigger above $400 as General Strength Indicator suggests Ether is at its most overbought since May 2019. Ether (ETH) price could continue its gains to hit $440 before resistance kicks in, one analyst has told mainstream media.  Speaking to Bloomberg on Feb. 14, Edward Moya, senior market analyst at online forex broker Oanda Corp, warned that the largest altcoin’s huge gains in 2020 were now looking unstable.  GSI flashes bearish for ETH ETH/USD has more than doubled since Jan. 1, rising from $130 to press time levels…

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OKEx Expands Into India’s Crypto Market via Partnership With Local Exchange

Despite the ongoing uncertainty toward crypto regulation in India, major global crypto exchange OKEx has just made another push in the country’s market. Despite ongoing uncertainty regarding cryptocurrency regulation in India, major global crypto exchange OKEx has just made another push in the country’s market. On Feb. 14, OKEx partnered with India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, CoinDCX, to launch a new crypto futures product in India. As part of the partnership, OKEx will make a major step into the Indian cryptocurrency market, enabling more liquidity with its extensive expertise in…

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