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Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Stellar Wallet BlockEQ

Coinsquare, the crypto exchange that has been nicknamed the “Coinbase of Canada,” has acquired Stellar wallet BlockEQ as it seeks to expand its offerings beyond cryptocurrency trading. The Toronto-based Coinsquare announced the deal on Thursday, revealing that it had paid $12 million CAD (~$9 million USD) to acquire BlockEQ, a non-custodial wallet that allows crypto users to store XLM and other tokens that run on the Stellar network. Coinsquare currently ranks as the second-largest crypto exchange that offers CAD trading pairs, trailing closely behind LakeBTC. Among all exchanges, Coinsquare ranks…

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Crypto Market Adds $7 Billion as Bitcoin and Ethereum Rebound by 5%

CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. In the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market added $7 billion to its valuation as Bitcoin and Ethereum rebounded by around five percent. Bitcoin (BTC) successfully defended a relatively weak support level at $4,000 with strength and Ethereum (ETH) prevented a further drop below the $110 level. However, based on the level of the momentum of major cryptocurrencies throughout the past several days, if the dominant cryptocurrency does not…

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Altcoin News Ethereum News Kik Kin Stellar Ted Livingston 

Ambitious Crypto Project Kin Forks Roadmap [Again]

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The developers of Kin, the cryptocurrency created by social media app Kik, have announced that the crypto token will undergo yet another major developmental redesign as they seek to marry scalability with an intuitive user experience. The Kin Foundation revealed on Wednesday that, in a departure from the crypto project’s earlier roadmaps, developers plan to go “all in” on an independent Kin blockchain. “One Kin on one blockchain. That’s our vision, and our strategy continues evolving as we work toward building an infrastructure that supports this,” said…

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Crypto Giant Circle Lists EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum

Circle has announced the addition of four new digital assets to the Circle Invest platform, bringing the total number of listed cryptocurrencies on the platform to 11. Announcing the news in a blog post, Circle revealed the new additions to be EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum. Circle further revealed that the four assets can be purchased through the Circle Invest platform either individually or as part of a basket using the “Buy the Market” retail portfolio investment feature. New Feature and Listing Rationale According to Circle’s blog post, the four…

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Altcoin Analysis Altcoin Prices Stellar 

XLM Cryptocurrency Ready to Resume Rally

The Stellar price has been rising steadily over the last two days. On Friday, Sept. 21, it is trading at 0.2514, adding 8.60% to its value. This rally is based on both tech signals and the overall market trends, says Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, chief analyst at RoboForex. On H3, Stellar is rising after the MACD convergence and the descending channel resistance breakout. The local target is at the long term channel resistance, i.e. 0.2750. The support is now the ex-resistance, which was previously broken out. The rally is also supported by…

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IBM Launches Stellar-Based Blockchain Payments Platform

Computing giant IBM has launched a blockchain-based financial solution that it says has the potential to completely upend the existing status quo in global payments and remittances. The new solution called ‘IBM Blockchain World Wire‘ combines the Stellar blockchain with digital assets to make instant money transfers possible of a guaranteed value possible. In July, CCN reported that IBM backed a dollar-pegged stablecoin issued by Stronghold on the Stellar network. In the same month, IBM announced that it was involved in an environmentally friendly crypto project also built on Stellar. The new Stellar-based platform…

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