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Bitcoin Maximalists Vs Altcoins: The Crypto War Of Our Time?

Now if you’ve been in the space for a while now, then you may have heard of the term ‘Bitcoin maximalists’. In case you haven’t, they are basically extreme believers that the leading cryptocurrency is the best digital asset. There is almost a war going on between Bitcoin maximalists and altcoins which has been going on for years now. This ‘feud’ isn’t a face to face thing of course, just via social media, where most feuds are settled. Essentially, the argument goes that the maximalists think that altcoins do not have a future. A lot of them say that the...

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9.5 Million XLM Tokens Landing In Binance Airdrop

Binance has announced what its intentions are with Stellar and it seems to be quite bullish. In that, the exchange plans to support Stellar’s XLM token on the platform. So starting from the Saturday just gone - 20th July - the exchange will give out staking rewards to customers with XLM in their accounts. And with this move, Stellar Lumens join other cryptocurrencies like NEO, Ontology and VeChain. In the companies official blog on its site, Binance states: “The total amount of XLM credited to Binance from these staking rewards is approximately 9,500,000 XLM (approximately $775,000 USD). Binance has decided...

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The Popularity Of Bitcoin & Crypto Scams In South Korea

Cryptocurrency scams aren't unusual for the industry but in South Korea, things just don’t seem to be going the countries way…  As reported by the Korea Herald, the local Justice Ministry estimates that crypto-related crimes have resulted in around 2.70 trillion won in damages since July 2017. This is equal to about $2.3 billion in the United States. The events that cause the damage include fraud, Ponzi schemes and the hacks of exchanges. To respond to the huge negative financial effect that dodgy person(s) and companies in the cryptocurrency industry have had on Koreans, the Ministry has arrested and detained...

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Survey Suggests People Know More About Libra Than Ethereum Or XRP

Project Libra was barely announced before it was slated by the media over privacy concerns. Despite being just in its development phase, the upcoming stablecoin has been slated by a lot of government officials like the President of the US, Donald Trump who said a few weeks ago that he wasn’t a fan of the cryptocurrency (nor Bitcoin). That being said, Facebook’s Libra coin is getting more and more popular by the day. According to a recent survey conducted by eToro, around 60 percent of respondents who were involved in the survey had heard of Bitcoin. However, only 16% of...

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TRON CEO Invites eToro CEO To Warren Buffett Lunch This Week

On July 25th, Justin Sun is going to be sitting down with Warren Buffett for a charity lunch after Sun put in a bid of around $4.5 million. This is a highly anticipated event for the crypto space as Buffett is a well-known bear within the community and Sun has said that he going to try and sway him to the crypto side. Sun was planning on bringing a few industry leaders to the lunch too including the CEO of eToro, Yoni Assia.  Assia has just accepted his ‘e-vite’ to the lunch via Twitter, saying the following in response to...

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