Top cryptocurrency Chainlink has announced its onboarding new partners at twice the rate in 2021 compared to 2020.

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The Chainlink blockchain has onboarded new partners at a rate higher than 1.4 partners per day during 2021.

Approximately 43 percent of Chainlink’s 650 third-party integrations were onboarded this year.

In 2020, Chainlink inked partnerships with roughly 250 partners.

Huobi’s ECO Chain has recently chosen Chainlink, along with Alchemix, and the Hedera Governing Council.

The Chainlink blockchain includes Verifiable Random Functions (VRF) technology. …


The official response denies all allegations of unregistered securities sales, claiming that XRP is a virtual currency and not a security.

The summary published on January 29th by Ripple’s Lead Counsel Stuart Alderoty includes a list of reasons why their lawyers disagree with the SEC’s findings.

Ripple claims that they are not being sued for fraud or misrepresentation, and that XRP is not an investment contract for a number of reasons including:

1. XRP is a virtual currency and thus, outside the SEC’s jurisdiction.

2. Ripple has never entered a contract for an investment with any holders of XRP.

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Gamestop’s stock has risen over 1500% this month since being promoted by the Reddit community. TRX increased by over 45% when Justin Sun’s tweet reached the front page of WallStreetBets today.

Yesterday, CEO of the TRON Foundation and Bittorrent Inc., Justin Sun tweeted out that he was going to buy $1 million of GME shares to support the WallStreetBets community. Today he increased that bet to $10 million.

WallStreetBets currently does not allow crypto discussion on their subreddit, but Justin Sun has managed to bypass this restriction by talking about TRX in the same tweet that he said he…


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has clarified rules for US banks regarding the use of public blockchains and stablecoins, allowing them to run nodes and use stablecoins for payment activities and other bank functions.

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In a press release publish today, the OCC stated that: “The agency letter concludes a national bank or federal savings association may validate, store, and record payments transactions by serving as a node on an Independent Node Validating Network (INVN). Likewise, a bank may use INVNs and related stablecoins to carry…


Justin Sun was appointed to be an advisor to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), a macroeconomic management agency in China. He’s also been appointed to the editorial board of Information China, an authoritative state-backed journal.

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The NDRC is a state council for comprehensive research, high-level social and economic development and management which guides overall economic system reform of mainland China, and is known as the “mini-state council.”

TRON is one of the top and most representative public blockchains in China and has been steadily receiving more…


Many people say that HEX is a scam, but why is it up 15,000% in 2020? We take a closer look at HEX to see what it really is.

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HEX was created by a Bitcoiner by the name of Richard Heart. He gave away free HEX to all Bitcoin holders that were holding Bitcoin on the snapshot day of December 2nd 2019. …


Their previous ETF filings have been rejected under former Chairman Jay Clayton’s leadership.

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VanEck has likely filed this new application in hopes that the new leadership at the SEC is more friendly towards Bitcoin than Jay Clayton was.

This month the SEC will be replacing Chairman Jay Clayton, six of his Directors from each SEC division, the SEC’s Chief Economist and the SEC’s General Counsel.

President Donald Trump has appointed Elad Roisman, who some have called pro-crypto, as the Acting Chairman until an official…


The civil lawsuit seeks compensation for selling customers unregistered securities.

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The class action lawsuit was filed in federal court in the Northern District of California by plaintiff Thomas Sandoval. The lawsuit seeks recovery of commission paid to Coinbase for XRP sold “illegally” to class members.

No court has ever determined that XRP is a security. This lawsuit is likely filed in the event that a court does determine that XRP is a security. If the SEC v. Ripple Labs lawsuit is dropped then this lawsuit will also likely be dismissed.

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The Obama appointee may take a softer stance towards Democrat-connected Ripple Labs. Bill Clinton famously appeared at a conference held by Ripple in 2018.

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The judge overseeing the S.E.C. vs. Ripple lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, Analisa Torres, was appointed by Obama in 2013 and is a Democrat. Ripple executives have claimed that Democrats are more friendly towards their company than Republicans.

Former Chairman of the S.E.C. Jay Clayton is a Republican and a Trump appointee. Garlinghouse said that Clayton allowing…


The new TRC-721 standard will be used to tokenize physical and virtual assets on the blockchain.

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The Tron Foundation announced today that it will soon be launching the TRC-721 standard on the Tron Blockchain. This will enable NFTs to be created on the Tron network.

An NFT is a token on the blockchain that is tied to a physical or virtual asset. For example, a popular form of NFTs are tokens that are linked to a physical or digital art piece. …

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