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$XRP: Spanish Blockchain Startup Demonstrates a New Use for XRP Ledger

Barcelona-headquartered blockchain startup Peersyst recently partnered with FinTech firm Ripple to demonstrate a new use case for the open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL): an XRP-powered notarization system. XRPL was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto, and its native digital asset is XRP. On July 1, Peersyst announced the launch of […]

Raoul Pal Wants to Help Corporations Tokenize $63 Trillion Worth of ‘Intangibles’

On Sunday (July 3), former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal talked about why he is so excited about the new Web3-focused business (ScienceMagic.Studios) he has recently co-founded. Prior to founding macro economic and investment strategy research service Global Macro Investor (GMI) in 2005, Pal co-managed the GLG Global Macro Fund in London for global asset management firm GLG Partners (which […]

Coin Bureau on $BTC, $ETH, $SOL, $DOT, $ATOM, and $SAND

The host of popular crypto market commentary show Coin Bureau recently explained why his crypto portfolio currently is focused on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana, Polkadot, and Cosmos. Speaking in a recent YouTube video, Coin Bureau’s host “Guy” said that he reorganized his crypto portfolio following the recent price crash. Guy called Bitcoin and Ethereum the backbones […]

Blast From the Past: Napster Launching Own Token ($NAPSTER) on Algorand ($ALGO)

Music streaming service Napster is launching a token on the Algorand network in a bid to move towards Web3 integration. As Binance Research explained in a research report published in June 2019, Algorand is “a permissionless, pure proof of stake blockchain that ensures full participation, protection and speed within a truly decentralized network.” Algorand’s aim is “to remove technical barriers […]

Meta Starts Rollout of Ethereum- and Polygon- Based NFT Support on Facebook

Meta, the company behind social media platform Facebook, has started the rollout of NFT support for select users in the U.S. According to a report by Kate Irwin for Decrypt, Facebook is rolling out Ethereum and Polygon-based NFTs for a small number of users. A representative from Meta told Decrypt that the company plans to […]

Bill Murray Tackling a Lifetime of Stories With New Ethereum-Powered NFT Project

Legendary American actor and comedian Bill Murray is launching a new Ethereum-based NFT project this month that will feature heavily on stories from his life and about his life.  According to an interview by Decrypt with Murray’s son Jackson, the famed actor is looking to share many of the stories from his entertainment career in […]

Solana ($SOL) Staking Becomes Available on Crypto Exchange Coinbase

Coinbase has announced details of the latest expansion of its staking offerings. Here is how Coinbase describes Solana: “Solana is a decentralized computing platform that uses SOL to pay for transactions. Solana aims to improve blockchain scalability by using a combination of proof of stake consensus and so-called proof of history. As a result, Solana claims […]

KuCoin CEO Says Ignore FUD, Denies Existence of a Plan To Halt Crypto Withdrawals

On Saturday, Johnny Lyu, Co-Founder and CEO of crypto exchange KuCoin, said that there was “no ‘immense suffer’ from any ‘coin collapse’, “no plan to halt withdrawal,” and that “everything on KuCoin is operating well.” KuCoin, which was launched in September 2017, has its operational headquarters in Seychelles. It “offers over 700 digital assets, and […]

CNBC’s Brian Kelly on Bitcoin: ‘We Are Getting a Lot Closer to a Generational Bottom’

On Thursday (June 30), hedge fund manager and CNBC contributor Brian Kelly (aka “BK”) explained when we could expect to see the Bitcoin price hit bottom. According to his bio on the CNBC website, Kelly is the founder and CEO of BKCM LLC, an asset management firm focused on “global macro and currency investing, including investing in digital currencies.” […]

Australian Man Explains How Crypto Helped Him to Buy Brisbane House Mortgage Free

Australian crypto miner Joe Bridge recently explained how he was able to buy his first house, boats, and motorcycles using the small fortune he amassed from crypto mining. According to a report by Australia’s ABC published on June 30, the 38-year-old first became involved in crypto mining in 2013 while living with his parents in […]

University of Cincinnati Launching Cryptoeconomics Lab and Cryptocurrency Fund

Thanks to two generous donations, the University of Cincinnati (UC) is launching “a pair of programs focused on cryptocurrency and new financial technologies.” An article by UC News published on June 22 says gifts from longtime supporters Dan Kautz and Woodrow Uible means the university will “create an educational program with the Carl H. Lindner College […]

Bitcoin ($BTC) Whales Keep Accumulating ‘Aggressively’, Data Shows

Bitcoin ($BTC) whales have kept on accumulating tokens “aggressively” throughout the bear market as prices plunge, according to on-chain data showing large addresses are adding to their holdings. The ongoing crypto bear market saw the price of BTC plunge from around $69,000 back in November 2021 to around $19,000 at the time of writing amid […]

Coinbase Plans European Expansion Amid ‘Existential Priority’

Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase (COIN) is planning to expand throughout Europe to fuel its growth in new users and revenue by registering in markets that include Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and France. According to Bloomberg, the company is building up its presence in Europe and is in the process of registering in markets throughout the […]

$XRP Ledger Sees Network Activity Explode to 2-Year High

Activity on the $XRP Ledger has reached its highest value in over two years after the number of unique addresses interacting with the network exceeded 200,000 for the first time since February 2020. According to data from on-chain analytics firm Santiment, the increase in the number of active addresses on the network represents a 685% […]

Bitcoin ($BTC) Just Had Its Worst Quarter in Over a Decade, Data Shows

The price of the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin ($BTC) has posted its worst quarterly performance in more than a decade, as in the second quarter of this year it lost around 58% of its value, going from $45,524 to just under $19,000 at the end of the three-month period. According to data from CryptoCompare, as first […]

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