Blockchain 

Chainalysis Rolls Out Real-Time Threat Detector for 15 Major Cryptos

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has launched transaction alerts for suspicious exchanges of a range of cryptocurrencies. In a post published on the firm’s blog on Aug. 22, Chainalysis announced the launch of alerts for suspicious cryptocurrency transactions in Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), the company’s real-time anti-money laundering compliance solution. The company also claims that this is the first compliance alerts solution available for 15 crypto assets. Compliance risk mitigation The tool is meant to help cryptocurrency exchanges and other financial institutions mitigate their regulatory and reputational risks. Michael Breu,…

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Bitcoin 

Major Coins Report Mild Losses, Bitcoin Price Hovers Around $10,700

Tuesday, Aug. 20 — following a brief period of recovery, almost all of the top-20 coins by market capitalization have entered the red again, with Bitcoin (BTC) hovering around $10,700. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 The leading digital currency BTC is struggling to stay in positive territory, being up by a modest 0.26% on the day to trade at around $10,735 as of press time. BTC started the day near $10,697, subsequently dipping to a daily low of $10,564, while the coin’s high today was $10,965. BTC hash rate broke yet…

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Blockchain 

Major Staffing Company Kelly Services Turns to Blockchain With New Partnership

Global staffing company Kelly Services announced a strategic partnership with online blockchain-based hiring platform Moonlighting. As Forbes reported on Aug. 14, Kelly Services will deploy Moonlighting’s blockchain-enabled hiring platform in a bid to streamline internal processes such as secure uploading of job seekers’ profiles and their distribution among various platforms. Moonlighting is based on EOSIO’s public blockchain and reportedly does not involve the use of a cryptocurrency. Moonlighting CEO and founder Jeff Tennery told Forbes that the biggest problem with the gig economy is its fragmentation, wherein people have to…

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Blockchain 

Tron’s Listing on Major US Exchange Is #1 Priority

Tron (TRX) founder Justin Sun has said that getting the cryptocurrency listed on the American version of Binance or Coinbase is his company’s number one priority. The entrepreneur was responding to tweets from Tron enthusiasts on Aug. 9, with some claiming that investors were concerned that United States citizens will be unable to trade TRX on Binance. Alarm bells also sounded after TRX was absent from a list of 30 digital assets being explored for the upcoming launch of Binance’s U.S. marketplace. Questions from Tron community Above a screenshot of Binance’s…

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Ethereum 

Bitcoin Trades Sideways as Major Altcoins Enjoy Sizeable Gains

Sunday, Aug. 11 — It is a largely green picture across the top-20 cryptocurrencies. While Bitcoin (BTC) has remained flat overall, altcoins have enjoyed some sizeable gains, with some rising over 9% on the day Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin’s price was down a fraction at press time, losing 0.61% to trade at $11,352, according to Coin360­­. BTC’s value has tumbled by more than $500 in the past 24 hours — struggling to recover from a sudden $400 drop in the space of just five minutes on Saturday. Prices have remained…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Stuck Hovering Around $11,700, Major Altcoins See Red

Thursday, Aug. 8 — Top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP are all seeing minor losses at press time.  Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading a little over $11,700 with a 0.2% loss on the day. The top cryptocurrency shot up over the weekend to break $11,000, and seemed to have some momentum moving into the week. BTC subsequently broke $12,000 on both Tuesday and Wednesday, but was unable to sustain its surge for more than a few hours each time.  Bitcoin’s hash rate hit a new milestone…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Hovering Under $12,000 in Recent Surge, Major Altcoins See Green

Tuesday, July 30 — The number one cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), appears to have stabilized shy of $12,000 after quickly retaking $11,000 in a rally this weekend. Ether (ETH) and XRP are seeing slight gains at press time. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin is trading around $11,700 at press time, with a 3.3% gain on the day. Bitcoin shot up quickly to over $11,500 within about four hours on Sunday, Aug. 4, subsequently reaching $11,800 on Aug. 5, but has subsequently settled a little lower at press time.  Bitcoin 7-day price…

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Ethereum 

Tezos Rallies Following Coinbase Announcement, Major Tokens Up Slightly

Tuesday, July 30 — Top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and XRP are all trading slightly up at press time. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin has been trading between $9,000 and $10,000 this week, and was showing little action on the day. At press time the coin i sup 2.37% to trade at $9,652. Squawk Box co-host Joe Kernen predicted on July 29 that Bitcoin could hit $55,000 by the next halving of its mining rewards, which is projected to occur in May 2020. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360…

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Blockchain 

Major Indian Trade Organization Speaks Out Against Proposed Crypto Ban

Nasscom, a major Indain trade organization, has said that it is against a blanket ban on cryptocurrencies, which was recently proposed by a governmental panel in the country According to a report by local financial periodical The Economic Times on July 30, Nasscom commented: “Nasscom believes that the recent proposal of the inter-ministerial committee of the government to ban all cryptocurrencies barring those that are backed by the government, is not the most constructive measure. […] Instead, the government should work towards developing a risk-based framework to regulate and monitor…

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Blockchain 

Kraken Rolls Out New Funding Options for 5 Major Fiat Currencies

United States-based crypto exchange Kraken has partnered with Estana Custody to offer new options for fiat deposits and withdrawals in five major currencies.  New funding options for USD, EUR, CAD, GBP, JPY According to an official announcement from the exchange on July 29, the partnership will bring Kraken’s global customer base access to new funding options for U.S. dollars, euros, Canadian dollars, British pounds sterling and Japanese Yen.  While the new onramps are not available for “Starter” Kraken accounts, “Intermediate” and “Pro” level traders can access the fiat funding options…

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