Bitcoin’s precipitous drop to $6,600 seen earlier this month caught many traders aback; nearly no one, not even the top traders and analysts, expected for that price action to play out as it did in real life. Few predicted the subsequent bounce to $7,800, where BTC sits as of the time of writing this, too....The post Bitcoin Price Still on Track to Hit $6,200, Eerily Accurate Fractal Predicts appeared first on NewsBTC.
Ethereum source code developer, James Hancock, recently proposed the Muir Glacier Hard Fork on Ethereum to rollback on the Ice Age Difficulty. Crypto Analyst, Tuur Demeester, [...]The post Ethereum Ice Age Difficulty Bombs Leads the Network to Oligarchy: Analyst appeared first on Coingape.
Nic Carter, a Partner Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, brought into light a report of cryptocurrency holdings of Japanese Exchanges. The report presents the [...]The post Bitcoin [BTC] and XRP Account for 85% of Exchange Holdings in Japan: Report appeared first on Coingape.
Some decentralized applications have noted major successes in 2019. Gods Unchained can now be added to this list, as the project keeps making various headlines. Blockchain-based trading card games have always been rather popular among cryptocurrency enthusiasts. A Major Gods Unchained Card Auction So much even that some are willing to spend big money on […]The post Mythic Gods Unchained Card Sells for 210 Ether appeared first on NullTX.
Going by recent headlines, it appears as though central banks around the world are planning to or in the process of creating their own digital currencies. The coins, by their disruptive nature, are bound to attract attention from these banks. And with Facebook’s plans to launch the Libra, there are ever-growing challenges to their monetary...The post Central Banks Issuing Digital Currency Could Be a Bluff; Here’s How appeared first on NewsBTC.
On Friday, the Clemency for Ross Ulbricht petition hosted on Change.org surpassed 250,000 signatures. The solicitation for signatures started in July 2018 and gathered roughly 6,200 signatures during the first three days. Now with a quarter of a million signatures asking U.S. President Donald Trump to commute Ulbricht’s sentence, the message clearly shows how people […]The post Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250,000 Signatures appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Istanbul will host its first-ever Turkey blockchain week from April 6-10, with the main event IstanBlock 2020 being held on April 9-10. Throughout the week the focus will be on Turkey’s rapid and growing adoption of the technology, and the opportunities it presents. The event has already attracted big names, including government speakers and Turkish […]The post IstanBlock 2020 – bringing Turkey and blockchain together appeared first on CryptoSlate.
A report by Forkast Insights calls blockchain in China a rapidly maturing technology “far beyond the experimental stage”
Ukraine’s parliament approves a final version of a money laundering law that will handle virtual assets and virtual asset service providers per FATF guidelines
Utilizing stranded gas to power bitcoin mining rigs at oil and gas wells is a promising business opportunity. It is profitable for all participating parties and beneficial for the environment. Not without challenges, this young industry is growing in energy-rich North America. Several companies are working to expand the niche and U.S.-based EZ Blockchain shared […]The post Chicago Company Mines at Oil Wells, Educates Producers About Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) wants Telegram’s former chief investment advisor to testify and hand over documents related to the company's $1.7 billion 2018 token sale.
The Bank of China has issued 20 billion Renminbi ($2.8 billion) in blockchain-based bonds for small and micro-sized companies possessing their own blockchain platforms. Chinese Bank follows Santander in issuing blockchain-based bonds This Friday, one of the four major commercial banks in China, the Bank of China, announced that it is issuing billion in blockchain-based bonds to support small and micro-sized companies. The bank announced that it had completed the process of pricing and issuing bonds this week. The bank revealed that the two-year bond would have a 3.25% coupon rate as the bank hopes to support these enterprises by
If you’ve followed the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space at all over the past few years, you likely know of the term “HODL,” A misspelling of the word “hold,” HODL is a long-time meme used by industry investors who believe that BTC will appreciate over time. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal,...The post Dormant Bitcoin Network Implies “Dramatic Shift” Incoming, But in Which Direction? appeared first on NewsBTC.
It has not been a good year for cryptocurrency funds, depending on how one interprets the new reports coming out. From a longevity point of view, the current statistics are borderline alarming. The State of Cryptocurrency Funds in 2019 Several dozen crypto funds have shut down throughout 2019, primarily due to very little price action […]The post Cryptocurrency Funds are Still in an Awkward State in 2019 appeared first on NullTX.
Token management firm Securitize has bought up Japanese blockchain consulting company BUIDL, eyeing expansion into the Asian market.The post Coinbase-backed Securitize acquires Japanese firm BUIDL appeared first on Decrypt.
The tax authority of Brazil fines taxpayers who fail to declare their Bitcoin and crypto transactions
Quick TakeSome thoughts on Figure’s figures, and the HELOC market
Crypto startup Orbs has proposed a blockchain-driven system to trim unnecessary government spending while also cutting down on food stamp fraud.The post A blockchain solution to government welfare fraud appeared first on Decrypt.
EY Global blockchain lead supports blockchain in 3D printing: “I believe that 3D printing, as it matures, will have a tremendous impact on industries”
Voice, Block.one’s new EOS-based, social media platform that plans to rival Facebook and Twitter, will finally open its doors early next year.The post Block.one’s EOS-based Facebook alternative gets a launch date appeared first on Decrypt.
In Australia, law enforcement officials have uncovered $1 million in cryptocurrency thanks to an alleged drug bust. Australia; The Home of Crypto Crime? The drugs were hidden inside a child’s toy being sent to a region called Perth. The paraphernalia confiscated by the police included nearly 28 grams in illegal MDMA tablets along with MDMA...The post Major Drug and Crypto Bust Occurs in Australia appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
The US Marshals Service and FBI have updated an earlier warning against scammers impersonating law enforcement officers. The agencies say those behind the scams accuse a potential victim of a crime and demand payment via a Bitcoin ATM or another somewhat obscure payment method. It’s unclear how effective such scams are. The requested payment method...The post US Marshals Warn of Resurgence of Bitcoin ATM Fraud appeared first on NewsBTC.
The divisive project is one of the most active Ethereum contracts. HEX has finally gone live, marking the most recent project of the colorful YouTube personality Richard Heart. As of Dec. 2, 2019, HEX has completed its snapshot, and its tokens are now in circulation. HEX describes itself as a blockchain certificate of deposit — […]The post HEX’s Controversial Reward Scheme Reaches 80,000 Transactions appeared first on Crypto Briefing.
Alleged crypto pyramid scheme in Uganda has fled after defrauding investors and employees. Crypto pyramid scheme flees after stealing customer funds Dunamiscoins Resources Limited had started a business in Masaka town in November this year. Soon after starting the company starting supporting users on its digital currency network. However, within a month after opening the Masaka Town firm closed its door as it seems to have shut down for good. Notably, the employees were not aware of this and came to their office only to find it completely empty. According to people that worked near Dunamiscoins office, the company attracted
Quick TakeIntroducing The Block’s Open Finance Index (OFI), a novel metric for quantifying growth in the Open Finance industry. A departure from Total Value Locked, OFI leverages vertical-specific metrics to provide an accurate depiction of the state of Open Finance activity. OFI provides various insights into the state of Open Finance and has the potential to serve as a benchmark for Open Finance-related derivative products
WAX has released its new Cloud Wallet, designed to simplify the onboarding process for new dapp users—no crypto knowledge required.The post Blockchain made easy? WAX wants to give it a try appeared first on Decrypt.
Space-as-a-service startup SpaceChain is sending its hardware wallet technology to the International Space Station
2019 is coming to an end and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem has matured a great deal. BCH has successfully upgraded twice this year, adding Schnorr signatures capabilities and most transactions on the BCH network are now non-malleable. Moreover, BCH has seen increased adoption this year, an SLP token explosion, a slew of helpful third-party […]The post Bitcoin Cash 2019: Year in Review appeared first on Bitcoin News.
China is setting the wheels in motion to reduce the dominance of the US dollar. According to a recent report, it was revealed the Asian country was looking to amplify usage of its native fiat curreThe post China's CBDC already holds advantage over PayPal, Libra appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Quick TakeSome thoughts on Figure’s figures, and the HELOC market
Bitcoin’s push to $7,600 is an early signal that several cryptocurrencies could be preparing for a rally
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Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched its Falcon CRS-19 to the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday. The payload included 5,700 pounds of supplies along with the autonomous free-floating robot assistant dubbed ‘CIMON-2’, genetically enhanced mice and a blockchain hardware wallet that can power transactions. SpaceX missions, which ship cargo to the space station for […]The post Blockchain Tech Backed by Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper Heads to Space on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon Rocket CRS-19 appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
There are currently more Bitcoin keys with at least one satoshi associated with them than there has ever been before. The number of plus balance addresses is even higher than it was at the peak of the 2017 bull market. The figures, although problematic, give something of an indication of the number of Bitcoin users...The post Number of Plus Balance Bitcoin Addresses Hits All-Time High, is the Bottom in? appeared first on NewsBTC.
Recently, bitcoin incurred a near-$1,000 surge in its price. While this might traditionally cause people to get excited, some industry experts are suspicious of the circumstances surrounding the sudden (and short-lived) jump. Bitcoin Is Acting Strange, Lately At press time, bitcoin has settled down and dropped to $7,300. However, on December 4, the currency allegedly...The post Many Are Suspicious of Bitcoin’s Recent Behavior appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Etherscan and Prysmatic Labs have released their Beacon Chain Ethereum 2.0 Testnet explorer. According to the company’s announcement, the explorer will allow users to view the Sapphire Testnet, a public network developed by Prystmatic Labs that implements the Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 protocol. New testnet explorer means Ethereum 2.0 could see the light of day […]The post Ethereum 2.0 gets a Sapphire Testnet explorer on Etherscan appeared first on CryptoSlate.
Blockchain, Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0, is entering its final stage of testing with Parity’s Shasper joining a public multi-client testnest known as “Sapphire.” There has not been a public multi-client Eth2 testnet up until now, according to Prysmatic Labs CEO Preston van Loon, but the team is accelerating its efforts and users can expect a Phase 0 […]The post Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 reaches final stage of testing as developer launches public multi-client testnest appeared first on The Block.
Bitcoin suddenly breaks above $7,500 amidst a new wave of green on crypto markets
Just over a week ago, Bitcoin touched the $6500 mark, which was last seen in May, earlier this year. BTC has made a respectable recovery since then, valued at around $7365 at the time of writing. BitcThe post Bitcoin might surge from wedge to $10.8K by January appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Bitcoin owners have had many things to worry about over the past months. For instance, the price of BTC has tumbled by some 50% since June of this year, falling as low as $6,600 from $14,000. Also, there’s been increasing regulatory scrutiny from some of the world’s most powerful governments and entities due to Facebook’s...The post Researcher: Bitcoin is Alive and Well, Price Still in Macro Uptrend appeared first on NewsBTC.
IDEX, the top decentralized cryptocurrency exchange for trading ERC-20 tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, has announced a new update powered by an ‘unbounded’ scaling solution called Optimized Optimistic Rollup (O2R).
Episode 31 of The Scoop was recorded with Frank Chaparro and Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation.The post Alex Gladstein, CSO of The Human Rights Foundation discusses the increasing importance of Bitcoin in the fight for global human rights appeared first on The Block.
Since last week, Bitcoin price has gone down by nearly 3 percent even though its rate remains unfazed. For most altcoins, quotes have dropped, giving the bears a steady grip on the top 10 coins. Bitcoin’s market share seems to be sinking with a present dominance index, adding up to almost 67 percent. At press time, BTC has a Market Cap of $133,996,764,077, its volume over 24 hours is $17,525,572,867. After incurring a decrement of nearly 0.7 percent in the last 24 hours, its price currently is $7,408.70 Bitcoin price movement: Bulls holding the long run? Bitcoin has been fluctuating
The launch of Brave rewards in more countries and iOS support has seen Brave usage skyrocket in recent months. The post BAT price rises 4% as Brave crosses 10 million monthly users appeared first on Decrypt.
Bitcoin price is trading within a tight range as of late. Even the few surges here and there in either direction, have resulted in the leading crypto by market cap falling back into the current range. The crypto asset likely stays within this range, at least until open interest on BitMEX reaches above 100,000 BTC...The post BitMEX Open Interest Continues To Dictate Crypto Volatility appeared first on NewsBTC.
December 2019 is already here, and it came in kicking. November’s volatility doesn’t seem to end, as, in the past seven days alone, Bitcoin went through a couple of significant swings. The world’s largest cryptocurrency reached a high of around $7,800 in the past week, only to decrease to as low as $7,150 and recover […]The post Weekly Market Summary: Records Are Breaking As Bitcoin Stuck Above $7000 appeared first on CryptoPotato.
Millennials are turning their attention to Bitcoin as part of their retirement portfolios, according to research from Charles Schwab. In the bank and brokerage firm’s industry-leading benchmark on retirement plan participant investment activity within self-directed brokerage accounts (SDBAs), a breakdown of individual equity holdings among American Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, and Millennials were compared. While […]The post Millennials Turn to Bitcoin, Shun Visa, For Retirement appeared first on Crypto Briefing.
A new report from Deutsche Bank says cryptocurrencies could transition from being a cash alternative to a full-blown replacement over the next decade. The report, which attempts to predict future trends in the world of finance, calls cryptocurrency the “21st century cash.” “Until now, cryptocurrencies have been additions, rather than substitutes, to the global inventory […]The post Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Could Replace Cash, Says Bombshell Deutsche Bank Report appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
“New technology always kind of seems pretty good. What you don’t see is what’s not happening because the technology can’t do it,” said Ripple CTO, David Schwartz during his UBRI Connect 2019The post Ripple envisions a future where money moves like information: David Schwartz appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Paul Krugman, an economist and columnist for The New York Times, has publicly expressed confusion at receiving an email that said a payment had been made to his “blockchain wallet.”...The post Paul Krugman: “I Don’t Have a Blockchain Wallet” appeared first on Trustnodes.