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Samsung builds blockchain, crypto token also on the cards

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung Electronics is developing its own blockchain, industry website Coindesk has reported. According to Coindesk Korea, Samsung’s blockchain unit is building a blockchain based on the Ethereum protocol, with work currently being at the internal...

Binance Coin price (BNB/USD) retreats to sub-$24 levels on Tuesday

The world’s largest digital currency exchange, Binance, has launched its decentralised crypto trading platform, industry website Coindesk has reported. The move follows last week’s launch of Binance’s proprietary blockchain, which will support the platform. At the moment, Binance DEX does...

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) surges to five-month high above $5,500

The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has surged to a five-month high on Tuesday, continuing a rally that started developing during Monday’s afternoon session. The original cryptocurrency saw some strong trading yesterday, especially during the afternoon, when its price broke above the...

Ripple price (XRP/USD) rises following early Monday jump

The Ripple price (XRP/USD) has seen a solid rebound following a disappointing Sunday trading session. The third-largest digital currency on the market had a very challenging session on Sunday, with its price suffering a big blow in late morning session....

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) edges higher on Monday afternoon

The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has edged higher after overcoming a slow start t today’s trading session. The original cryptocurrency enjoyed some strong weekend trading, as it managed to top the $5,350 mark during both the Saturday and Sunday sessions. The...

Ripple price (XRP/USD) sees big losses during Friday trading

The Ripple price (XRP/USD) has seen significant losses over the past 24 hours. The digital currency saw some strong price action during the early hours of yesterday’s session, when it surged to a one-week high of $0.345. However, the coin’s...

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) edges lower following early Friday drop

The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has edged lower on Friday morning following a sharp drop that occurred in the opening hours of the session. The original cryptocurrency experienced a couple of price jumps yesterday, but it struggled to maintain its momentum...

Coinbase expands its reach to Latin America and Southeast Asia

The largest US digital currency exchange, Coinbase, has expanded its services to the Latin America and Southeast Asia regions. The San Francisco-based company announced yesterday in a blog post that it was launching its platforms in 11 more countries, enabling...

Binance Singapore launch to take place next week

Binance’s Singapore-based fiat-to-crypto exchange is set to launch next week, industry website Coindesk has reported, citing the company’s chief financial officer Wei Zhou. Zhou, who is currently in Paris for the Paris Blockchain Week event, told the online publication that...

Gemini rolls out full SegWit support with recent wallet upgrade

Gemini, the digital currency exchange founded by Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss, announced on Monday that it had become “the first major exchange to launch full support of SegWit”. The exchange explained in a blog post that, as part of its...

Kraken becomes latest exchange to delist Bitcoin SV

Kraken has become the latest major digital currency exchange to delist Bitcoin SV (BSV), the controversial cryptocurrency that forked off Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in mid-November. The San Francisco-based company announced its decision on Tuesday, citing the aggressive behaviour of the...

Bitcoin Cash price (BCH/USD) surges as Binance delists BSV

The Bitcoin Cash price (BCH/USD) has experienced a big boost following news of Binance delisting Bitcoin SV from its crypto trading platforms. Bitcoin Cash had a strong start to yesterday’s session, with its price rising to around $305, from an...

South Korea’s Bithumb exchange secures $200-million Japanese investment

Major South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has secured a sizable investment from Japan’s ST Blockchain Fund, industry website Cointelegraph has reported. According to a report from Cointelegraph Japan, Bithumb’s parent company, Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA), has received $200 million in...

Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) holds above $5,100 in Monday trading

The Bitcoin price (BTC/USD) has reclaimed the $5,150 mark following some solid performance in recent trading. Having opened at $5,095.76 on Sunday, the original cryptocurrency experienced a slight drop during the early hours of the session, with its price falling...

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