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Survey: A Quarter of Millennials Hold Crypto, Wary of Current Financial System

A big chunk of wealthy American millennials have either warmed up to cryptocurrencies or are considering embracing them, reveals a recent report. Millennials with Money, a report by Edelman has found that 25% of American millennials, aged between 24 and...

ICON Showcases 3 Joint Blockchain Apps With Seoul Government

ICON’s initiatives to connect South Korea in its blockchain-powered ecosystem are gaining momentum. Recently, at the Blockchain International Digital Festival, which was hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, ICON demonstrated the three main components of its blockchain ecosystem for the...

Tech Lead at Capgemini Defends Bitcoin Against Nouriel Roubini’s Testimony

Despite the growing popularity and acceptance of Bitcoin, every now and then there is someone who lambastes it. Recently, it was Nouriel Roubini, an economist and professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, who attacked cryptocurrencies, calling them...

EOS Ecosystem Ever Expanding as dApps Rise, But Price Still Sliding

A recent tweet by Block.one has highlighted that the EOS ecosystem is expanding with an increasing number of blockchain companies using the EOS public blockchain for their projects. A graphic posted by Block.one shows several projects from various niches including...

Tiger Global’s $500 Million Investment in Coinbase Could be a Part of its $3.75 Billion Fund

Tiger Global has successfully raised $3.75 billion in its latest venture capital fund, and the crypto-sphere is speculating if its $500 million Coinbase investment could be a part of it. Tiger Global’s multi-billion dollar fund, which has been named Private...

Millions of Dollars Distributed for Ethereum Development in its Wave IV of Grants Program

The Ethereum team has always been a staunch proponent of innovation and development. The Wave IV of the Ethereum Foundation Grants Program saw the distribution of millions of dollars to promising projects contributing to the Ethereum development, as revealed in...

Bithumb Launches New DEX with No Transaction Fees and Airdrop Event

Bithumb, South Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange officially launched its Decentralised Exchange (DEX) on October 15 and marked the occasion with two events – free transaction fee event and an Airdrop event, the details of which have been published on...

Bitfinex Premium on Bitcoin Hit $1,000 Today, Can It Affect the SEC’s Decision?

Bitfinex’s $1,000 premium on Bitcoin, which sent its price shooting upwards of $7,500, and Tether’s 6% drop on Monday, has created a lot of commotion in the crypto-sphere. The currency’s wild price swing, which was observed only on Tether-enabled cryptocurrency...

Swiss Financial Regulator Grants Fund License to Crypto Asset Management Startup

Switzerland has yet again proved its strong support for crypto. The country’s financial regulator FINMA has granted the same license as professional fund managers to a Zug-based startup, Crypto Finance AG. Crypto Finance Can Now Manage and Distribute Foreign and...