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Bitcoin Price Drops Over $500 in 5 Minutes, Top Altcoins Also See Red

Sunday, Jan. 19 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting severe losses on the day by press time as well as Bitcoin (BTC) which now hovers just under the $8,600 mark falling from today’s high of nearly $9,200, making it a 7.32% loss. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is currently down by 3.08% on the day, trading at around $8,636 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is still up by about 6.42%. Bitcoin’s price movement has seen the price…

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Bitcoin Bull Market Gains Steam, Breaks $9K for the First Time in 2020

On Jan. 18, Bitcoin (BTC) price finally made a strong push through the resistance level at $9,000 and rallied to $9,194 before pulling back slightly. BTC price has reached its highest level since early November, hitting $9K for the first time in 2020.  BTC USD daily chart. Source: TradingView The upside move brought the price above the main trendline of the ascending triangle in the $9.1 to $9.2K zone (highlighted pink) to set a daily higher high and open the door for further gains to $9,600. Cryptocurrency market weekly overview….

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Riot Games Shouldn’t Even Make Legends of Runeterra

Riot Games has announced that Legends of Runeterra is entering Open Beta on January 24th, 2020. The Beta will be available a day early to those who expressed interest in preview builds of the game. Legends of Runeterra bares many marked similarities to other digital card games, prompting questions about why it needs to exist in the first place. Riot Games has announced that Legends of Runeterra will be going to open Beta later this month. The League of Legends creator’s new game will be a digital card game in…

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Crypto Fights for Freedom in India’s Supreme Court, Critics Cite Risk

Following the session that took place last August, a three-judge panel from India’s Supreme Court reconvened once again this week to discuss the much-hyped Crypto v. RBI case. During the last hearing, the Supreme Court had asked the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to clarify its position as to why exactly it enforced a nationwide banking ban on the country’s crypto market, as well as to discuss the seemingly unconstitutional nature of its aforementioned move.  Ever since the RBI decided to go ahead and issue its controversial prohibition order, a…

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3 Reasons Why Mike Vrabel Is the NFL’s Next Evil Genius

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel is in only his second season as a head coach in the NFL. But he played for one of the all-time coaching greats for nine years, Bill Belichick. He’s on the verge of replacing Belichick as the NFL’s resident “evil genius.” Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel does not come from the Bill Belichick coaching tree. But after playing for him for nine years and winning three Super Bowls, it’s safe to assume Belichick influenced his style. Given that affiliation with Belichick, can we…

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WisdomTree Grows a Stablecoin Today to Nurture a Crypto ETF Tomorrow

The news that WisdomTree, a major asset manager with $63.8 billion in assets under its belt, plans to launch a regulated stablecoin — pending approval from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission — could be a significant development. It would bring a unique combination of being an enterprise level and having financial regulatory experience to the stablecoin arena — and if talks with the SEC go well, perhaps even the first U.S.-regulated crypto exchange-traded fund. The stablecoin will be pegged to a basket of assets such as gold, fiat…

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Is Central Asia the New Safe Haven for Crypto Mining Amid Iran-US Crisis?

Recently, the cryptocurrency mining community has been shaken with rumors of Chinese miners leaving Iran — where crypto mining is authorized as an industrial activity — for Central Asia. The move has ostensibly been taken in an attempt to find a new safe haven amid the tensions between the United States and Iran, as well as rising oil and energy prices. Iran’s attraction for crypto mining operations lies in subsidized electricity rates — as of July, 0.7 cent per kilowatt-hour (kWh), — which had purportedly even prompted miners from mining…

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