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Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead.

Continued Losses See Bitcoin Erase 40% of Recent Price Rally Bitcoin's price pullback has gathered steam in the last 24 hours, erasing a major portion of the cryptocurrency's recent gains.

Ripple's Brad Garlinghouse Hints Firm May Seek IPO Within 12 Months The Ripple CEO said at Davos that an initial public offering is seen as the “natural evolution for the company, ” perhaps even this year.

Japanese Lawmakers Will Propose Digital Yen to Counter Libra, China: Report Around 70 politicians from Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party plan to propose the nation issues its own digital currency.

Cypherpunk Harry Halpin Takes On Davos Nym Technologies CEO Harry Halpin speaks to CoinDesk's Leigh Cuen about the waning power of the Davos elite.

Aussie Crypto Exchange 'Independent Reserve' Expands to Singapore Australian cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve is announcing an expansion of its services to Singapore as part of an effort to branch out into the APAC region, according to an official statement released by the exchange on Friday, January 24th.

What Is the Ideal Block Size and Fee Cost? It works in Bitcoin like this. Miners want to make the most money off of fees possible while reducing risk and cost of doing business. Users want to get the cheapest and fastest deal on block space possible. Both parties know their own interests better than any developer could sitting outside of their exchange.

Ripple Reports Selling Just $13M of XRP Last Quarter Ripple sold $13 million in XRP last quarter – down 80 percent from its Q3 sales of $66.24 million.

BIS: Countries with Emerging Economies Are Leading CBDC Development The survey, which was conducted to determine global interest in central bank digital currencies, included results from sixty-six central banks collected over the latter half of 2019. The banks were located in both emerging and developed economies.

Bitcoin Price Rally Falters as Bulls Fight to Hold the $8.3K Support Cryptocurrency market weekly overview. Source: Coin360. As mentioned in the previous analysis, many traders still anticipate that the price will drop to $8,200 where buyers looking to purchase the dip supposedly await. Currently, the volume profile visible range shows a high volume node at $8,200 where the 200-DMA is located.

Gift Bitcoin Cash for Chinese New Year With a Limited Edition Red Envelope Paper Wallet From Giving red envelopes full of money to friends and family is a traditional way to celebrate the Lunar New Year in China and other Asian cultures. This year you can gift your loved ones bitcoin cash with a limited edition Red Envelope BCH paper wallet from

Bitcoin a Safer Investment Than Stocks, Real Estate, Bonds, Gold Over 4 Years Bitcoin’s Risk-Adjusted Returns far outweigh other popular assets over more than four years, such as gold, real estate, or bonds.

Bitcoin Futures Traders Flipping Bullish Bias as Price Drops after Filling CME Gap Bitcoin futures prices are skewed from the spot prices as they are settled in a later time and operate with a different setting. The CME charts are further different due the closing of the exchange during the weekend. The bullish CME around $8900 has been 'just' filled as the price makes a downturn during the same time.

Year of the Rat? Wuhan coronavirus killing stocks as well as people WASHINGTON - January 25 marks the start of the Chinese New Year, and this year is the Year of the Rat. Chinatowns across the US will be celebrating this Saturday, blowing off fireworks and parading tr… Read More.

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Nurtures Bearish Signal With $8,000 In Sight Key Support: $8,300 and $8,000. Key Resistance: $8,400 and $8,800.

BlockFi Adjusts Interest Rates to Lure Larger Crypto Deposits BlockFi recently announced it would make changes to the interest they pay for bitcoin and ether deposits.

Millennial and Male: 3 Crypto Card Issuers Profile Their Average User Platforms offering debit cards that can be topped up with cryptocurrency have enjoyed growing popularity in the crypto community. They provide a payment solution for those who earn and own digital coins, enabling in-store and online crypto payments.

Bitcoin's Privacy and Scaling Tech Upgrade 'Taproot' Just Took a Big Step Forward A privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin's largest to date has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.

Common Active Trading Strategies Active traders think differently when it comes to the stock market. They are more aggressive in their actions, thinking that short-term movements and capturing the market trend make profits. There are four common strategies active traders use. Scalping.

Tim Draper: Millennials Should Invest In Bitcoin After last week's rally, it now seems that Bitcoin is hitting the headlines once again. American venture capital investor, Tim Draper, has recently spoken out about Bitcoin, suggesting that millennials need to invest in Bitcoin if they want to secure their financial future.

Paypal Pullout Prompts Pornhub to Add Tether as Payment Option for Its Adult Models The porn industry is seen by many as a perfect fit for widespread cryptocurrency usage as it suffers from financial censorship far more than most businesses. When Paypal stopped servicing Pornhub models, the company hinted it might turn to digital currency as an alternative and now this has been accomplished with the Tether stablecoin USDT.

Accused Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik Reportedly Arrives at French Hospital According to a Facebook post by Alexander Vinnik's lawyer, Zoe Konstantopoulou, the alleged BTC-e money launderer has successfully been extradited to France. In a post on the social media site at UTC 8:10, Konstantopoulou wrote:. If this is not a complete leveling of the rule of law, what is it?" Cointelegraph reported earlier today, Jan.

Bitcoin Puzzle Worth 2.1 BTC STILL Unsolved, Find New Clues Here With its 2.1 bitcoin puzzle still unsolved, a Phemex co-founder has offered a few clues to help in cracking the code. The crypto derivatives trading platform is one of the new entrants in the market, going live late last year with an operational presence in Singapore.

How Payswap Can Confuse Blockchain Analysts, Benefiting Bitcoin Privacy for All A new solution was proposed on the bitcoin-dev mailing list this week, by the Bitcoin and Lightning developer who goes by the pseudonym "ZmnSCPxj." Called Payswap, the proposed solution offers a simple-yet-effective trick to confuse blockchain analysis by inverting the relation between payer and payee.

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