Altcoins

China Rates TRON as the 2nd-Best Cryptocurrency: What’s Behind the Optimism?

A government agency in China has rated TRON, the third largest decentralized application (Dapp)-focused crypto project, as the second-best crypto asset in the world behind EOS. The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology rated TRON highly in several categories including applicability and technology. #TRON is ranked […]

Crypto News

Amazon’s Flailing China Unit Plots Major Merger to Challenge Alibaba

Talks are underway to merge Amazon’s Chinese venture with NetEase-owned Kaola, according to business publication Caijing. Kaola is a Chinese e-commerce firm which specializes in selling imports. The business publication added that an agreement had been inked late last year amidst difficult negotiations. NetEase is listed on the Nasdaq and boasts a market cap of […]

Ethereum

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Opens Regional Office in China; Forms “Token Task Force”

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a member-led industry organization focusing on the use of the Ethereum blockchain technology in enterprise, has opened a regional office in China. The new office will provide local support to China EEA members, leveraging the organization’s standards, working groups, and resources to help them achieve business results, the organization said on […]

Crypto News

Egyptian Billionaire Naguib Sawiris Defends Trump’s Trade War, Blasts China for ‘Raping Us’

In what is bound to be pleasing to the ears of U.S. President Donald Trump, Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has sided with the hardline stance that the leader of the world’s largest economy has taken amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Speaking with CNBC, Sawiris agreed with Trump’s well-known sentiment that China has been taking […]

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Facebook is so Dominant it Earned $5 Billion in China in 2018 – a Country Where It’s Banned

In what can only be further evidence of the global reach of Facebook, reports show that the social media platform earned $ 5 billion in revenue from China. Yet Facebook has been prohibited in China since 2009. Facebook’s Fifth Largest Market, Surprisingly, is China According to reporting by TheStreet and a research note from Pivotal, […]

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Is Kudlow Shorting the Dow? Stock Market Plunges as Top Trump Adviser Says US & China ‘Miles’ Apart on Trade

The Dow’s mid-week sell-off took an even steeper turn on Thursday after White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow broke from the Trump administration talking point that the United States and China are close to reaching an agreement to end the trade war before new tariffs kick in at the beginning of March. Kudlow: US & […]