Op Ed: Is Green Crypto (Necessarily) an Oxymoron?

Cryptocurrencies are not exactly bathed in the light of righteousness right now when it comes to the environment. Despite not having a physical form, they are ultimately responsible for a substantial amount of environmental impact. This has stemmed from news stories detailing how, in Iceland, more electricity is being used to mine Bitcoin than is […]

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Ripple Sees Use-Case Debut As DCEX Becomes First XRP-Based Exchange

Blockchain exchange tech company Alphapoint has announced registration is open for DCEX exchange, the first platform to use the Ripple XRP token as its base currency. DCEX To Open In ‘Coming Weeks’ In a press release July 30, the company announced DCEX, which caters to retail and institutional investors, would commence trading “in the coming […]

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Cryptocurrency Market Update: Polymath Pumps on Binance Listing

Markets are back in the red; Polymath is pumping but Cardano, EOS and Stellar are getting hammered. The bears have regained control of crypto markets and the selloff has accelerated today. Market capitalization has fallen further, dropping below $290 billion as altcoins get offloaded. Recent SEC rejection of the Winklevoss ETF may have sparked a […]

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Bitcoin is in the Midst of a ‘Second Wave Rally,’ Says Tech Investor

With the eighth month of the year right around the corner, Bitcoin seems to have consolidated its position near the $8,000 mark.  Increased Adoption and Institutional Investors are Driving Bitcoin Demand Tech investor and entrepreneur Kin-Wai Lau believes that Bitcoin is riding another wave of enthusiasm. Speaking to CNBC, the Fatfish Internet Group CEO talked […]

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Chamber of Digital Commerce Proposes Guidelines for ‘Responsible’ Crypto Market Growth

The Chamber of Digital Commerce Token Alliance has released a collaborative report of proposed guidelines for “responsible growth” of the cryptocurrency market, according to their July 30 press release. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is a blockchain and cryptocurrency advocacy group, founded by Perianne Boring in 2014. The document, entitled “Understanding Digital Tokens: Market Overviews […]

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Mike Novogratz Cryptocurrency Merchant Bank Finally Goes Live This Week

Serial investor and Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz is days away from launching his own merchant bank Galaxy Digital LP, which begins trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange August 1. ‘We Want To Be Globally Traded’ After an eight-month period of haggling with regulators, the cryptocurrency-focussed project will go live under the GLXY ticker, with plans […]

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