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Abhi K

Technophile, cryptocurrency enthusiast and journalist.

Joined June 2019 1437 Followers

Abhi K

Nasdaq and R3 Partner to Help Institutions Build Digital Asset Marketplaces

30 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

New York City-based stock exchange Nasdaq will partner with blockchain technology company R3 with the purpose of helping financial institutions build their own digital asset marketplaces, according to a press release published by R3 on April 29. The...

Analyst Peter Brandt Compares Tether to a 'Nigerian Trinket'

30 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Prominent market analyst Peter Brandt, who has in recent times quickly become a go-to source for regular cryptocurrency market investors, has compared the Tether (USDT) stablecoin to the ‘Nigerian trinket’, saying that “it is about as safe as holding...

Tether Issues 15 Million USDT on TRON

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

The Tether (UDST) has issued 15 Million USDT on the TRON (TRX) blockchain, according to tracking platform Whale Alert, which tweeted that this $15 million worth of the USDT stablecoin had been minted by the Tether Treasury. The transaction was made o...

Second Largest Bitcoin Derivatives Exchange Closes Services in Japan

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

BitMEX, the second largest Bitcoin derivatives exchange, has been forced to shutter its services in Japan following regulatory changes, according to a blog post published on April 28. The announcement states that amendments made to the Japan Financia...

Checkout.com Joins Facebook's Libra Association

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Facebook’s Libra Association has seen a new member join the cohort, as Checkout.com announced on April 28 that it had joined Facebook’s intensely debated cryptocurrency initiative.  In the blog post, Checkout.com Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and fo...

Kyber Network Set to Introduce Staking in Q2

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

The Kyber Network (KNC) project is all set to introduce staking to its decentralized exchange (DEX) in Q2 2020, as reports emerge that network activity is spiking.  The team announced late last year that it would implement the ‘Katalyst’ upgrade, wh...

World Economic Forum Pushes for Blockchain to Strengthen Global Economy

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On April 28, the World Economic Forum published a report that endorses the use of blockchain technology to combat the economic damage that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on the global economy.  Headlined as the“Thoughtful blockchain implementation...

48% of All Mined Ethereum in 2020 Bought by a Single Investment Firm

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On March 20, 2020, Grayscale Investments, which operates trusts for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), released a report that provides much insight into institutional investment and its own confidence in the cryptocurrency market.  The Grayscale Ether...

Cardano's Shelley Testnet Blockchain Sees Genesis Block Created

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On April 26, Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson announced that the project had created the genesis block for the testnet version of its Shelley blockchain, which is one phase in its long roadmap to create a next generation blockchain that has st...

Tim Draper Sticks with His $250K Bitcoin Prediction

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper continues to believe that Bitcoin will reach $250,000 by early 2023. Draper made the statement at the Virtual Blockchain Week conference that is being held from April 26 to May 2.  Saying that he’s “very conf...