Crypto Tidbits: Possible Japan Bitcoin ETF, Ripple Achieves Milestone, Ethereum Classic Attack

Although the Bitcoin price stumbled, fundamental developments for the crypto industry’s facets remained strong during the second week of 2019. New York opened a so-called “Blockchain Center,” purportedly funded by Microsoft, Ripple achieved a key milestone, and Bloomberg claims that Japanese regulators may green light a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the future. Crypto Tidbits

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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP’s Bearish Continuation Below $0.3200

Ripple price topped near the $0.3820 level and later declined sharply below $0.3500 against the US dollar. There is a short term connecting bearish trend line formed with resistance at $0.3300 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is currently consolidating losses, but it may soon resume its

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Crypto Startup Ripple Breaches 200 Client Milestone Amid Market Plunge

It goes without saying that the cryptocurrency market downturn of 2018/2019 irked many of this industry’s startups, even those which have established an unquestioned hegemony. An Ethereum Classic development group folded entirely, while Bitmain, ConsenSys, Steemit, Huobi, and ShapeShift most recently were mandated to purge staffers to maintain a sufficient financial runway. Yet, there have been

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Ripple CEO to Critics After Obtaining 200 Clients: Banks Will Use XRP

On January 9, CCN reported that 13 financial institutions have started to utilize the Ripple blockchain through RippleNet, bringing the total number of banks in the Ripple ecosystem to 200. Fintech applications and banks in the likes of Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, and JNFX have integrated RippleNet for liquidity and instant settlement of payments that

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