Cryptocurrencies News

The cryptocurrency paradigm was heralded by the launch of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2008, inspiring a new technological and social movement. The goal of cryptocurrencies is to provide a medium for global, peer-to-peer transaction settlement that preserves privacy and financial security.

A cryptocurrency monetary policy is enforced through a unique blend of software, cryptography and financial incentives rather than the whim of trusted third parties such as central banks, corporations or governments. Cryptocurrencies are powered by cryptographically secure, verifiable transaction databases called blockchains, which provide their security and transparency.

A cryptocurrency network consists of a global community of stakeholders, including the validators that secure the network while adding transactions to the blockchain, the traders who speculate on these radically market-driven assets, and the builders working to onboard people to this new financial paradigm. 

At Cointelegraph, we are chronicling the ongoing story of cryptocurrency and the rise of a borderless, permissionless financial system. How will industry stakeholders work to make crypto a mainstay in people’s lives? How will crypto investments change the paradigm of the current financial system? And will incumbent and legacy systems accept or fight this change?

Stay tuned: Cryptocurrencies are going to play a big role heading into the future.

Price Analysis
$20,000 Bitcoin is back on the table if bulls clear this key resistance cluster.
This is the last major hurdle before Bitcoin price can target $20,000
Michaël van de Poppe
2020-10-27T17:03:37+00:00
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The crypto industry records another major acquisition in 2020.
SEC-approved crypto IPO issuer INX acquires STO platform OpenFinance
Helen Partz
2020-10-27T13:55:00+00:00
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For the first time, Indians will be able to take out a loan against cryptocurrencies.
Indian bank to offer crypto services across its 34 branches
Mohammad Musharraf
2020-10-27T12:18:06+00:00
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Blockchain allegedly eliminates the need for trust — but how far is this notion actually true or helpful?
Researchers question what ‘trustless’ actually means for blockchain
Marie Huillet
2020-10-27T11:01:28+00:00
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Another global bank believes that digital assets are the future of the global economy.
Singapore’s largest bank reportedly launching crypto trading and custody
Helen Partz
2020-10-27T10:13:29+00:00
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LibertyX wants to provide instant Bitcoin cashouts as the token hits new 2020 highs.
LibertyX launches Bitcoin-to-cash sales at ATMs in United States
Helen Partz
2020-10-27T09:32:47+00:00
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Price Analysis
Bitcoin and altcoins are showing signs of short-term exhaustion, meaning a few days of consolidation could occur.
Price analysis 10/26: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BNB, DOT, LTC, BSV, ADA
Rakesh Upadhyay
2020-10-26T21:25:32+00:00
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The new venture will reportedly include 34 “physical branches and operations” in northern India.
British fintech firm opening physical crypto bank branches in India
Turner Wright
2020-10-26T21:19:33+00:00
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