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Bitcoin (BTC) tracker Blockchain.com has stated that the cryptocurrency hash rate has surpassed all-time high. The numero uno crypto’s hash rate has been on a rise throughout summer, recording 82.5 TH/s today. Max Keiser tweeted earlier this month that “Price follows hashrate and hashrate chart continues its 9 yr bull market.” His argument stems from   Read more...

Metallicus, the blockchain firm behind the P2P payments platform Metal Pay, has received an undisclosed investment from Erik Finman, a teenager who made a fortune by investing in Bitcoin. The firms cryptocurrency payment app, Metal, has unveiled its finished version, which is anticipated to outperform Facebook’s Libra. Erik Finman, co-founder of Metal, along with co-founder   Read more...

Augur, a decentralized oracle and P2P protocol for prediction markets, has issued an updated plan to considerably minimize downtime and to bring down the risk of another Augur V2 delay. Following the update, REP, the native cryptocurrency of Augur has gained 7.40% to close at $10.40. Augur is free, public, open source software, with certain   Read more...

Silvergate Capital Corporation, the holding company of crypto supportive Silvergate Bank, stated that the institution intends to provider crypcocurrency collateralized credit. In an S1/A form submitted with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the bank has stated as follows: “We believe there may be attractive opportunities to provide digital currency borrowing facilities to deepen our   Read more...

The core team behind ZenGo, a non-custodial, keyless, crypto wallet provider, has stated that its app now provides support to Facebook’s Libra testnet. Presently users “can send and receive Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, just like any other cryptocurrency in ZenGo.” The coders also cited that the “testnet funds don’t hold any real value and are   Read more...

Qtum, an open sourced public blockchain platform, saw its native currency QTUM gain 6.2% in the past 24 hours to trade at $2.70 after the blockchain firm announced mainnet ignition of version 0.18.0, which involves upgrade from Qtum core to Bitcoin core 0.18.0. The core team also announced improvements in staking and also the completion   Read more...

NEO, the blockchain venture, is looking at the option of incorporating Celer Network’s (CELR) layer-two scaling covenant to enhance scalability. In this regard, NEO’s director of Eco Growth, John Wang, stated that the integration with Celer is currently being discussed. Celer’s platform permits faster off-chain dealings both for payments and generalized off-chain smart contracts. To   Read more...

Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee tweeted that he is investing in Casa, a Bitcoin (BTC) personal key security firm. He further stated the he is optimistic about the company: “I have the same feeling about Casa today as I had about Coinbase when I joined in 2013 as the 3rd hire. Casa is making Bitcoin   Read more...

Binance, the popular cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that it will reward the white hat hacker who jeopardized Binance Jersey’s internet domain name and Twitter account. Binance Jersey announced in a report issued by the crypto exchange that a white hat hacker could enter the @BinanceJE Twitter feed (the formal profile of Binance Jersey) and the   Read more...