Switzerland’s National Exchange is Listing an XRP Investment Product

SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange based in Zurich, could list an XRP Exchange Traded Product soon. This was made known in a report in BlockCrypto, on Monday. The XRP ETP, which is floated by Swiss crypto startup Amun AG, will be launched under the “AXRP” ticker. The exact launch date of the XRP ETP is unknown, but buyer interest will play a part in the upcoming ETP. Amun also announced a $4 million funding round from Boost VC founder Adam Draper, son to Bitcoin bull and VC Tim Draper…

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Binance: JPMorgan Token a ‘Stepping Stone’ to Mass Crypto Adoption

JPMorgan’s controversial blockchain token might not be a real cryptocurrency, but researchers say it could help spark concrete crypto adoption. Binance Argues JPMorgan’s Dubious Crypto Project Will Spur Real Adoption In a new article from Binance Research, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges deems JPM Coin a “stepping stone” toward mass adoption. By exposing large clients to a private blockchain structure, JPMorgan will indirectly increase interest in the wider crypto industry. “The rise of this third generation of stablecoins may only be an intermediate stepping stone for cryptocurrency mass…

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Ethereum Slayers 2.0: Crypto’s Usual Suspects, or New Kids on the Blockchain?

Whenever a new blockchain platform launched between 2017 and 2018, it was inevitably heralded as a future replacement for the largest, most successful cryptocurrency platform of all. In short, it came bearing the name of Ethereum Killer. Those prophecies turned out to be premature, and by 2019 the hit that’s been put out on Ethereum is still waiting to be cashed. A year is a long time in the crypto space, and many would argue that the lineup of possible contenders for Ethereum’s throne has changed already. New upstarts have…

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There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

Tetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that the total volume of active markets on Augur is, in The post There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur appeared first on CCN

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Ethereum Classic Hacker Stole 54,200 ETC from Crypto Exchange Gate.io

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io confirmed that it had lost about $220,000 worth of Ethereum Classic coins – about 40,000 ETC – during the ongoing manipulation of the project’s blockchain network. The exchange confirmed Tuesday that the Ethereum Classic blockchain was under 51% attack – in which a single entity takes control of more than half the The post Ethereum Classic Hacker Stole 54,200 ETC from Crypto Exchange Gate.io appeared first on CCN

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Tron Cryptocurrency is ‘Just Garbage’: Stellar, Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb

According to Stellar, Ripple, Mt. Gox, and e-Donkey co-founder Jed McCaleb, Tron is “just garbage.” McCaleb, who forked away from Ripple to create Stellar due to personal differences with the mission of Ripple’s corporate board at the time, also feels that the crypto market is doing well. He pointed out to Yahoo! Finance that it’s The post Tron Cryptocurrency is ‘Just Garbage’: Stellar, Ripple Co-Founder Jed McCaleb appeared first on CCN

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The Venezuelan Government is Forcing Petro Down the Pensioners’ Throats

The Government of Venezuela is reportedly taking pensioners’ bolivars from their accounts and replacing them with their cryptocurrency, the Petro. According to Caracas Chronicles, the elderly residents recently received their monthly pensions in Venezuela’s official currency. Their wallet service, dubbed as Motherland, sent a notification that their accounts were credited with 1,800 Bolivars. However, the The post The Venezuelan Government is Forcing Petro Down the Pensioners’ Throats appeared first on CCN

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Interview: Aeternity Team Talks ‘Roma’ Public Blockchain Launch

Aeternity launched the first live implementation of the Aeternity blockchain from a stunning villa on the outskirts of Rome, and CCN went to speak with the team and learn about the scope of the project. Aeternity is a smart contract and decentralized applications development platform founded by Yanislav Malahov whose early contributions to the Ethereum The post Interview: Aeternity Team Talks ‘Roma’ Public Blockchain Launch appeared first on CCN

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