Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
[NEWS BLOG]: Biggest Crypto Price Movements of 2019 - FOR XRP
The start of 2020 is a great time to look at the path travelled by cryptocurrencies up and down the price charts and analyze how these coins have been performing throughout the previous year. The prices of most cryptocurrencies changed tremendously throughout 2019, as the year started off slow but then saw most cryptocurrencies jump in value over the first six months.
However, some like Luna Coin (LUNA) exhibiting a considerable growth of 48,900%. Others, such as Lumen (XLM), lost more than half their price value and tumbled from the pedestal of crypto glory. DogeCoin (DOGE) demonstrated the lowest volatility, which is entering 2020 at the same price as 12 months ago
The biggest move: -30% in November
XRP wraps up the list of disappointments with its 47% drop over a period of one year and a 30% drop in November. While still continuing to fall, XRP set a record for the number of transactions in early December. On Dec. 2, the total amount of transferred assets reached $1 billion, making some users believe that the team behind the cryptocurrency, Ripple, was intentionally crashing the XRP price.
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K-Pop Music Giant SM Entertainment Is Planning Its Own Cryptocurrency
SM Entertainment, one of Korea’s top-three pop talent agencies, is planning to build its own blockchain network with a native cryptocurrency as it battles a shareholder revolt and a falling stock price.
Joo Sang-sik, director of the company’s technology arm, CT-AI Labs, made the announcement at the Upbit Developer Conference in Incheon on Sept. 4, according to a report from local media outlet IT Chosun.
Joo said the company is aiming to develop a blockchain network that would allow fans to be more engaged with the entertainment ecosystem by investing in artists’ work through cryptocurrencies.
The director provided few specifics about - read more.
Early Ripple Investor: I “Never Really Saw” the Use Case for XRP as Currency
While XRP is a topic of conversely for many in the space, the asset is undoubtedly a powerhouse in the industry, with the third-largest market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies. XRP also has an active fanbase on social media platforms.
Yet the cryptocurrency, critics suggest, doesn’t have a use case. Former Wall Street trader Tone Vays said in an interview with BlockTV that the “Ripple token itself has absolutely no place,” adding that everything about the altcoin “is bad.”
Kevin Rose, a venture capitalist who led Google Ventures’ 2013 investment in Ripple, recently weighed in on this debate in an interview with TechCrunch, contracting the - read more.
Messaging Giant LINE Wins Japan License for Crypto Exchange Business
LINE, provider of Japan’s most popular messaging app, has just been approved for a cryptocurrency business license in the country.
The news, reported by CoinDesk Japan on Friday, means it will be able to offer its crypto exchange services in Japan where it has 80 million monthly active users. The new platform is to be called BitBox, according to the company.
The license was awarded by Japan’s Financial Services Agency, which indicated on its website that the registration was completed on Sept. 6 in the name of LVC Corp., which oversees LINE’s digital asset and blockchain business units.
LINE President Takeshi Dezawa also disclosed completed FSA - read more.