Crypto Games, a Market in the Making of Its Own Fortune

Here is how the crypto games market has developed over recent years, and what to expect in 2020. Since the release of a game called CryptoKitties in November 2017, the concept of nonfungible tokens has been rooted in the minds of developers and crypto investors alike. The year 2019 was groundbreaking, with large, multinational companies beginning to draw attention to the new sector of digital assets and develop their own projects. In 2020, however, new games backed by different technologies are starting to emerge. So, what does 2020 hold for…

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Does Correlation Between Bitcoin Price and Altcoins Mean Buy the Dips?

New data shows a strong correlation between Bitcoin’s price action and that of the top 30 altcoins when they are in a bullish phase. Bitcoin (BTC) price reached a new 2020 high on Feb. 13, 2020, crossing $10,497 following a 42% gain since the start of the year. This appreciation in price has led crypto analysts to suggest that a new bull run is in its early stages and some estimate that the price will reach a new all-time high at $27,000 by summer. Other analysts believe the price will…

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More On-Ramps, Liquidity, Options: Why Bitcoin’s Next Bull Run Will Be Different

Bitcoin’s next bull run will look very different from the last one. In 2017, BTC took the elevator to $20K before following the stairs down to $3K over the course of 12 months. In 2020, as bitcoin prepares for its halvening – followed by another potential price run – the cryptocurrency landscape looks very different. Here’s what’s improved since 2017. Also read: Tradeblock Estimates Post-Halving Mining Cost of $12,500 per BTC More Fiat Gateways In 2017, getting funds into crypto called for routing them via dubious banks, paying dearly for…

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The CIA’s Decryption Abilities, BTC Beyond $10K and More on the Bad Crypto Podcast

Get your Cointelegraph coverage in audio format. Check out this week’s episode of the Bad Crypto podcast, which cites a bunch of great Cointelegraph reporting to generate an hour-long episode of crypto audio news. This week’s episode covers a wide variety of topics per usual. There’s the ever-developing story of BTC living life above $10,000. And wouldn’t you know it, it turns out the CIA has been far more capable at decryption than you may have previously thought. Binance’s CZ confirms the impending launch of a cloud platform, and there…

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Chinese Quarantines Cash To Stop Coronavirus, Not an Issue With Bitcoin

China set to quarantine used banknotes in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, commentators say crypto could be the answer. It has been reported that China has started a quarantine of its used bank notes to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the crypto community began to pick up on the news commenting that the use of Bitcoin as a means of payment should fix the issue. More confirmed cases of the epidemic outbreak Hubei province, where Wuhan is located, recorded a dramatic spike…

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Craig Wright Threatens BTC and BCH With Potential Lawsuits

Craig Wright has warned the BTC and BCH communities to stop using his Bitcoin database illegally. Craig Wright, who claims to be the Bitcoin creator known as Satoshi Nakamoto, has warned the Bitcoin (BTC) and BCH to stop using the Bitcoin database in order to avoid potential lawsuits. He claims that both networks may also violate the laws under the terms of Bitcoin’s original EULA and MIT License. The man behind Bitcoin SV in the recent personal blog post added that he is going to take back control of the…

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Building Up a Base for Crypto: The Story of Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong

How Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong ensured his position in Cointelegraph’s Top 100 At the helm of Coinbase since founding it with Fred Ehrsam in 2012, Brian Armstrong has weathered rough storms of compliance law to operate the largest crypto exchange active in the United States.  Both Coinbase’s stature within the industry and Armstrong’s extracurricular activities moving adoption and regulation forward — particularly within the U.S. — have ensured his position in Cointelegraph’s top 10.  Major changes at Coinbase in 2019 set the stage for 2020 As the exchange is not publicly…

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Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire

Tron CEO Justin Sun is one of the most controversial yet successful figures in the blockchain industry — here’s what to expect from him in 2020 Born in China’s Qinghai Province, 29-year-old Justin Sun is the founder and CEO of Tron, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world.  Sun, who holds a master’s degree in East Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of arts in history from Peking University, launched the Tron Foundation in Singapore in September 2017. Later that year, Tron released its…

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Steemit for Sale: Popular Crypto Blogging Platform Sold to Tron, Community Reacts

Crypto blogging platform Steemit is undergoing a big change, migrating from its own Steem blockchain to the Tron network. The struggling crypto blogging platform launched in 2016 and made waves when big name libertarian users began to make thousands of dollars per post. The platform’s heyday was short-lived, however, and after the departure of co-founder Dan Larimer of EOS fame, attempts to rebrand, and layoffs, it has finally ended up in the care of crypto mogul Justin Sun, founder of the Tron platform. Also Read: Ethereum vs Tron: Comparing Data,…

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Will Bitcoin Price Finally Conquer $10K? Here Are 3 Things to Consider

Bitcoin price has crossed the $10K mark seven times this year, which begs the question: is BTC finally ready to flip this key psychological level to support? Bitcoin (BTC) bulls were celebrating the digital asset’s recent surge above $10,000 for the first time this decade, but the smiles were short-lived as Bitcoin failed to hold above $10K for a meaningful amount of time. Is this another short-lived bull run like the seven times Bitcoin crossed $10K in 2019? Or is this time different? Daily crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.com $10K…

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