0x [ZRX]’s price ascends by 7.2% while other cryptocurrencies struggle to stay afloat in the massacre

0x is ranked 26 largest cryptocurrencies by volume and has been gaining a lot of traction due to the active and responsive team behind the project. At the time of writing 0x was soaring by 7.2% with a total market cap of $324.1 million, while cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum […]

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Japan: Queries About Cryptocurrencies Steadily Decline, Financial Regulator Reveals

The number of enquiries about cryptocurrencies from Japanese investors has declined in the third quarter of 2018, according to a report published by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) Friday, Nov. 16. The FSA, which oversees the country’s crypto market, published data on quarter enquiries to late September 2018. The watchdog […]

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Coinbase CTO Believes Cryptocurrencies Are Entering Tech Mainstream

Balaji Srinivasan, the CTO at Coinbase, believes that digital currencies are entering the tech mainstream. This is despite the over 70 percent correction that has been witnessed in the market in 2018. Crypto coins have lost almost $600 billion since the beginning of the year. However, cryptocurrencies and the blockchain have shown […]

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PBoC: Cryptocurrencies Won’t Disrupt the Traditional Money System

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has yet again reiterated that it is not impressed with cryptocurrencies, highlighting its belief that fiat currencies are more superior than virtual currencies in a research paper that was published earlier this month. The paper, titled “What can a blockchain do and not do?” […]

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Poll: Interest in Crypto as Payment Method Makes Small Inroads Among Moscow Residents

Five percent of Moscow residents who use non-cash methods of payment are open to using cryptocurrencies, according to a recently conducted survey, Forbes Russia reported Nov. 13. The investigation into the e-payment market in Moscow was carried out by Russian payment service Yandex.Money and the Moscow Information Technology Department (ITD). […]

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Four Fake Cryptocurrency Wallets Found on Google Play Store

Malware researcher Lukas Stefanko has found four fake cryptocurrency wallets on the Google Play Store that were trying to steal users’ personal data, according to a blog post published Nov. 13. The apps were posing as cryptocurrency wallets for NEO, Tether and an extension for accessing Ethereum (ETH), MetaMask. They […]

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Central Banks Should Consider Their Own Cryptocurrencies – IMF’s Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said central banks should consider offering their own cryptocurrencies. Speaking at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Lagarde praised cryptocurencies for being “safe, cheap, and potentially semi-anonymous” and urged central banks around the world to consider creating their own. “I believe we […]

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The Daily: Coincheck Relists Nem, Okex Adds Dong

In this edition of The Daily, we report on Coincheck’s decision to resume nem (XEM) trading and relist two other coins — ether (ETH) and lisk (LSK). Also, Digital asset exchange Okex has added support for the Vietnamese fiat currency on its C2C platform and we cover the reasoning behind […]

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Malaysia’s Education Ministry Sets up University Degree Verification System via Blockchain

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Malaysia is establishing a University Consortium to combat degree fraud using blockchain, the ministry announced in a tweet Nov. 8. According to the ministry’s tweet, the system is designed to issue and verify the authenticity of university-issued degrees. The new government-backed consortium will initially […]

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