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Litecoin: New LTC Partnership Can Help Boost Mainstream Adoption

When it comes to mainstream adoption, the process is a very slow one. It will most likely be a decade or more until we can see the impact that cryptocurrency has on mainstream applications and businesses. One thing is for sure, is that a lot of crypto enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating the day when it happens. Looking outside of Bitcoin, Litecoin is one of the biggest digital assets in the space which is seemingly doing a lot for mainstream adoption. Most recently, the creator of Litecoin, Charlie Lee has made waves with the blockchain-based hotel booking platform, Travala.com. So, despite...

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Rumours Spark On eBay’s Journey to Accept Cryptocurrency

Its been a bullish few weeks for the cryptocurrency space and this week doesn’t seem any different. Just as Bitcoin surpassed the $7k mark over the weekend, the US-based e-commerce giant, eBay is rumoured to make an entrance into the crypto space after a leak online. After Consensus ads leaked an eBay banner with the slogan “virtual currency. It’s happening on eBay”, things seemed to kick off in the crypto world. You can see the banners here. "Leaked from Consensus, eBay possibly announcing the support of cryptocurrencies on their website." - @PatronsOfTheMoon Telegram. #share #bitcoin #cryptocurrency pic.twitter.com/xqbpdysUic — wolf (@ImNotTheWolf)...

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Bitcoin (BTC) Could Fall At Least 60% From Current Levels

The Bitcoin (BTC) frenzy is in full swing as the price continues to trade above $7,000 even though it closed the week below it. The number of margined longs keeps on rising on exchanges as analysts and industry leaders euphorically talk about the possibilities of a new bull run this year. Some expect the price to fly to $20,000 while others have even more bullish targets. The irony is that most of the bulls did not even expect this rally, but now that it has happened they are following along without thinking about what this could mean. BTC/USD broke straight...

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$30m Being Spent on Ethereum Side Projects

At the end of last week, during the ConsenSys’ Ethereal Summit, the Executive Director of Ethereum Foundation, Aya Miyaguchi, revealed their plans to support the overall ecosystem development by spending around £30 million on several different projects over the course of 12 months. This funding will be used to improve the current PoW algorithm of Ethereum 1.x, the general core support and development to enhance the overall performance and security of Ethereum. In addition to this, they are also planning to organise ‘hackathons’ - sprint-like event but for computer programmers - and ensure better development of relations to allure programmers,...

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Third Security Update From Binance - Still Going Strong

Last week was a particularly eventful one for the crypto space with Bitcoin making some significant price gains but the one that stood out the most is the security breach on Binance that saw 7,000 Bitcoins stolen out of hot wallets. So yes, one of the biggest crypto exchanges suffered a big hack where $41 million worth Bitcoins were stolen. Following the attack, the exchange announced that they were a victim of a hack due to a breach in security. “A large number of user API keys, 2FA codes, and potentially other info,” in order to carry out the attack.”...

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