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Noelle Acheson explains how the dogecoin rise exemplifies the creative destruction underway in markets, and what a potential Coinbase listing could mean for the development of crypto.
Weiss Ratings has outlined key reasons why investors should be bullish about bitcoin, seeing a “ferocious rally” with the price of the cryptocurrency expected to hit $70,000 next year. In addition, the Federal Reserve’s massive money-printing and institutional investments into cryptocurrencies add to the bullishness. Why Weiss Ratings Is Bullish on Bitcoin Weiss Ratings analysts […]
Bitcoin has practically turned into a stablecoin, Dogecoin has experienced a huge resurgence in popularity, and Coinbase might be preparing to list on the stock market.
From a macro perspective, Bitcoin is still in a consolidation pattern. The cryptocurrency has printed a series of lower highs and higher lows over the past year, with prices tightening. Some, such as gold bull Peter Schiff, believe that this consolidation will resolve to the downside. But a recent analysis by a digital asset manager […]
Coinbase CEO says analytics platform is important to comply with AML rules and that only privacy coins can offer true privacy.
Ethereum, like Bitcoin, was subjected to some intense volatility this morning The cryptocurrency’s price rallied as high as $244 before posting a swift rejection that sent it reeling down to $236 Bulls are now trying to stabilize it around $238, although this move does appear to have struck a blow to ETH’s technical strength How […]
Understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cryptocurrency and blockchain-based asset markets: negligible or significant?
Stablecoin issuer Tether has blacklisted 40 Ethereum addresses holding millions of dollars of the tether cryptocurrency, 24 of which were banned this year. This finding follows the Centre Consortium taking a similar action due to a request by law enforcement. Tether Frozen in 40 Addresses Tether has banned 40 Ethereum addresses holding millions of dollars […]
The rally in altcoins is likely to continue if Bitcoin holds at its current levels but a breakdown below $9,000 could lead to aggressive profit booking by altcoin traders.
The Port of Rotterdam, along with global shipping giants, launches blockchain pilot to improve container handling’s safety and efficiency.
The light that is greeting you right now is seven minutes old. That’s how long it takes for it to travel from the Sun to earth. From Mars, it can…
Vitalik Buterin, Heath Tarbert, Brock Pierce and many more — here are 10 memorable quotes to take away from five days of the Unitize virtual blockchain conference.
The Release project says its blockchain-powered platform can solve logistical challenges for the agriculture and fishing industries.
Ethereum has fallen so much over the past two and a half years that it now accounts for just 1.5% of art assets. The world computer that is trying to…
Coinbase is selling its blockchain analytics software to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service. Following criticisms from the crypto community, CEO Brian Armstrong defended Coinbase’s position. Coinbase Selling Analytics Software to US Government Public records on the U.S. government’s websites reveal that the San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has signed […]
Bitcoin saw some intense early-morning volatility today when its price rallied to highs of $9,350 before facing a swift rejection This caused it to subsequently reel beneath its $9,200 support, but buyers are now attempting to defend against further downside This volatility comes as the cryptocurrency’s weekly candle close fast approaches One analyst is now […]
Although the cryptocurrency industry still has many needed improvements, it nevertheless seems to be on an upward trajectory.
A reading of a piece by a Yale professor and former head of Morgan Stanley Asia arguing the dollar’s status is changing rapidly.
If you are thinking of launching a site, either for blogging or eCommerce, you first need to rent a server from an online web hosting service. As a cryptocurrency owner, you might be thinking of using your cryptocurrencies to pay for your hosting services or to remain anonymous online. Either way, there are several options […]
Nigerian scammers converted millions of dollars into Bitcoin via Gemini exchange according to an FBI criminal complaint.
Elon Musk has overtaken Warren Buffet to make him the 7th richest man on earth at an estimated wealth of $70 billion. Still far below Jeff Bezos’ $189 billion however,…
For many years now physical bitcoins have been a very popular trend, but one specific type called the Casascius physical bitcoin collection has intrigued people for years. Last December, someone redeemed a 100 BTC Casascius bar and since then 560 Casascius coins worth $5.1 million have been redeemed. As of today, there are only 20,901 […]
Crypto regulation in 2020: The U.S. tightens regulation of crypto, while India has finally allowed banks to get involved with firms.
The Cyber Fraud Task Force created by the U.S. Secret Service aims to combat the growing trend of cybercrimes related to financial matters.
Chaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old. Now, as the bitcoin company’s newest post-doctoral fellow, she is exploring ways to optimize the Lightning Network.
As institutions flock to crypto, here are the fundamental metrics that can be used to track their interest.
Blockchain tech implementation into the gaming industry could seriously disrupt its closed investment ecosystem.
Crypto-dollarization is the world’s next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S. dollars.
OEM Parts Traceability Blockchain App and Supplier OEM Part RFQ Dashboard among top new solutions from SyncFab Manufacturing blockchain company SyncFab has announced its key achievements in Q2 2020, which was marked by extraordinary disruptions of manufacturing supply chains around the globe due to the current pandemic. Despite some of the most challenging times, throughout […]
The close interaction between traditional finance and regulators is the key element in the development of the cryptocurrency industry.
The wait for Bitcoin’s next big price move is nearly over, and the next few days will signal which direction that will be.
CBDCs are one of the hottest topics in the fintech space, but as their inception comes closer, serious privacy concerns come with it.
By definition, Bitcoin is still in a bear market. One analyst recently commented in reference to the chart below. “Allow me to explain: BTC hasn’t made a higher high in a full year, so per definition, it’s not a bull market. BTC has made lower lows and lower highs consecutively for a full year, so […]
According to E-wallet.io, cryptocurrency wallets are mostly boring and do not encourage people to store their funds in them. E-wallet.io intends to change that by providing incentives that encourage users to use their wallets. What is E-Wallet.io? E-wallet.io is a new cryptocurrency wallet that provides the regular utility of crypto wallets with a rewards feature. […]
Save for the rejection at $9,500, Bitcoin has held up rather well on a macro scale over the past few days. As of the time of this article’s writing, the leading cryptocurrency sits at $9,200, holding the support in the $8,500-9,000 region. Unfortunately for bulls, BTC is purportedly forming a signal last seen before the asset […]
A group representing about 20,000 investors in Helbiz Inc has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the company. Investors want a motion granted to stop the company from destroying smart contracts that supports Helbiz Inc.’s ERC20, a token also known as Helbizcoin (HBZ). The application was filed on 6 […]
The Great Recession of 2008 spawned two things: Bitcoin and increasingly lower negative interest rates. To spur economic growth and ensure the stability of the macroeconomy, central banks around the world have been increasingly lowering their policy interest rates. In Japan and in much of Europe, interest rates are negative, meaning that banks get paid […]
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Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economic situation is forcing authorities to sign off on some desperate and controversial decisions. Some of such decisions include the abrupt suspension mobile money as well as the recent designation of Zimswitch as a national payment switch. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Suspends Mobile Money Service Owned by banks, Zimswitch is the current payments […]
Nash’s co-founder said three industries will benefit from blockchain technology after the COVID-19 pandemic.
As money developed and people opted to place it in secured storage, banks started issuing banknotes which represented a client’s deposit at the bank and the promise to redeem each note for the amount of gold it represented at a 100% reserve rate. **The following essay was written by Christophe Cieters and published on March […]
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Like other altcoins, XRP has rallied against Bitcoin over the past few days. While the leading cryptocurrency has stalled in the low-$9,000s, XRP has begun to push past the psychological resistance of $0.20. Even after BTC retraced by 3% from its local highs, the altcoin remains above $0.20. Some believe that this breakout is a […]
Tosei real estate and Tokyo Financial Holdings issued an asset-backed digital financial product, Coinage registered with Japanese authorities as an exchange and more headlined news from Japan this past week.
Cryptocurrency exchange Cashaa said hackers took 336 bitcoin from one of its wallets. The company has stopped all crypto-related transactions.
Chinese authorities have seized cryptocurrencies worth about $15 million while bringing down a scam involving fake Huobi tokens. In addition, ten people were arrested while luxury cars and real estate were confiscated. The police in the Chinese city of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, have cracked a criminal case and seized millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies, […]
Ethereum has been moving in close tandem with Bitcoin over the past couple of days This has made it exposed to seeing intense downside, and it is now stuck beneath the $240 region ETH is now at risk of setting lower lows according to one analyst, but there is a way bulls can stop this […]
Cryptocurrency adoption is inevitable, but without strengthening our approach to user education, the process will be slow.
The OCC launched a project to identify ways to improve financial inclusion and remove barriers to credit access.
Even though Bitcoin price has shown some weakness, key support levels are holding as BTC prepares for another shot at $10,000.
A blockchain startup helps car manufacturers ascertain that the raw materials they use are not produced by children.
With Dogecoin’s price falling, OKCoin’s CMO says the Tik Tok-fueled asset pump appears over.
Huobi has seen a significant increase in bitcoin trading from institutional investors over the past year, the exchange said in a statement. “We have seen a 3-4X growth in institutional…
A Parisian street artist is receiving hundreds of dollars every day in bitcoin donations from his painting that speaks about “fiat and money printing.” Pascal Boyart’s latest mural, “Confessions of a Red Jester”, is a modern interpretation of the 1862 painting “Stańczyk” by Polish romanticist painter Jan Matejko. The original depicts a lonely jester against […]
Bitcoin has extended its newfound consolidation phase as it trades around $9,200 Both its bulls and bears have reached an impasse, with neither group being able to catalyze any clear momentum It now appears that BTC is positioned to see further sideways trading in the near-term, but one indicator is showing that the tides are […]
What is decentralized file sharing, how does it work, and what are the main benefits of a peer-to-peer sharing model?
Bitcoin is not only a hedge against geopolitical risk (GPR), but bitcoin’s price (BCP) can also predict it according to a new paper. “GPR can be positively affected by BCP,…
Love it or hate it, a piece of performance art is now in permanent residence on the Ethereum blockchain. So is it worth watching?
Is it even fair to compare Bitcoin to younger versions of tech giants like Apple?
Last May, the software developer and creator of revoke.cash, Rosco Kalis, released Cashscript version 0.4 that included a number of optimizations. Cashscript’s new website highlights the high-level language that “offers a strong abstraction layer over Bitcoin Cash’ native virtual machine, Bitcoin Script.” Additionally, the developer Tendo Pein recently announced the “high-level smart contracts programming language […]
Japanese holdings of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, XRP, and Ether all surged during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.
The drop in the price of Bitcoin on July 10 to $9,100 was led by Bitstamp, data finds, coinciding with selling by BTC miners.
Forte Labs’ vice president of token economics explained blockchain underpinning can affect in-game asset supply and demand economics.
Counos Escrow System is an online financial crypto system in which a trusted third party keeps the payment of a transaction made between two parties (Using Multi signatures Wallet technology). Counos Escrow is managed and operated by the exchange company Counos OÜ, which is registered in the country of Estonia and has acquired all the […]
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Decentralized mesh networks are a technological lifeline in a disaster, allowing to check in on family and access crypto funds.
“Now anyone could be an investor in one of the most cutting-edge technology companies out there. All they needed was an internet connection and at least 0.01 bitcoin.”
Finding a high-performance asset without insight is challenging, but systematically controlling losses is what is really needed to succeed.
The international Financial Action Task Force announced it sees high risks of using stablecoins in money laundering and terrorist financing. FATF calls for stronger industry regulation.
About 150 mountain bikers will compete at this year’s edition of the Munga MTB race in South Africa. The race will commence in the first week of December. The top three finishers in each category will share the 1.5 bitcoin in prize money. The Bitstamp sponsored race was launched in 2015. Bikers from South Africa, […]
These are the alternative crypto assets that have outperformed the rest of the market including Bitcoin in the past week as the DeFi craze gains steam.
There’s been a strong move by many Bitcoin investors over recent weeks to accumulate altcoins. The premise of many of these investments is that one can potentially garner more BTC by trading popular altcoins, be that Cardano, Dogecoin, or otherwise. Pseudonymous analyst “PlanB” confirmed this. Citing a poll the prominent Bitcoin investor conducted, he wrote […]
Healthcare is among the first industries in South Korea to receive the benefits of data management and storage on blockchains.
Stepping back from the recent volatility, Bitcoin remains in macro limbo. The leading cryptocurrency has not deviated from a 7% range over the past two to three weeks and a 15% range over the past two months. Bitcoin breaking below $8,600, though, will purportedly change that. An analyst identified that level on July 10th as […]
Experts are of the opinion that governments need to work hand-in-hand with encryption-centric service providers to combat illegal activities on their platforms.
With the rising popularity of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in the mainstream financial industry, businesses are largely focused on implementing blockchain-based solutions at their end. The KABBERRY Platform is working to bridge the gap between new-generation technologies and the real world. The project aims to develop blockchain-based innovative solutions, and thus popularise the use of […]
Bitcoin’s correlation to the S&P 500 has reached a new all-time-high, what does this mean for BTC price?
One of the biggest Ethereum narratives over the past few months is ETH 2.0. For those that are unaware, Ethereum 2.0 is a new version of the network that will dramatically improve usability, bandwidth, and speed. Developers intend to accomplish this by implementing technologies like Proof of Stake and sharding. At the Ethereum Asia Supermeetup […]
A 51% attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.
It’s been an explosive week for the altcoin market, but not for Bitcoin. As Bitcoinist has extensively covered over recent days, a number of altcoins have surged higher. This list includes Dogecoin (DOGE), Chainlink (LINK), Synthetix (SNX), Cardano (ADA), and VeChain (VET). BTC vs. altcoins Tron, Ethereum, Cardano, and Crypto.com since the start of 2020. […]
Bitcoin recently faced a rejection at $9,500 that appears to be a grim sign for its macro outlook The cryptocurrency has since reeled back within its long-held trading range between $9,000 and $9,300 How it trends next will likely depend on its reaction to this trading range Because BTC posted a failed breakout attempt, it […]
Data shows that a sharp shift in investor demographics and monetary power could propel Bitcoin price to new highs.
London-based crypto-financial technology startup denied Sixgill’s claims that its database was stolen by hackers.
Kik’s proverbial day in court may take a lot longer than Telegram’s, if the judge’s response to the SEC during a hearing this week is any indication.
The Japanese online securities company Monex has revealed the launch of cryptocurrency-based contract-for-difference (CFD) services that went live on Wednesday. The new derivatives products offered by Monex will include bitcoin, XRP, ether, and bitcoin cash pairs with 2x leverage. Japanese digital currency exchanges are getting into leverage products as the firm Monex has revealed a […]
Over 13,000 Bitcoin addresses hold over $1 million worth of Bitcoin.
This week has seen some major breakthroughs in disguise, reminding us of how regulation doesn’t all happen at once.
Bitcoin sticks to the $9,200 price range after some light selling early in the day.
Digital Shadows warned that over 15 billion credentials are exposed on the dark web for sale and some of them are even available for free.
News of a potential Coinbase stock market listing comes amid current bullish mainstream market conditions.
Germany, the aspiring rising power has been dealt a full plate as it begins its European presidency, and to open it is none other than the balkans. In a virtual…
Ethereum is now showing some signs of underlying weakness despite seeing some strong price action over the past few days After hovering within the upper region of its long-established trading range, the slight downwards movement seen by Bitcoin and the aggregated market has forced it lower It hasn’t declined beneath any crucial support levels yet, […]
A Ukrainian hacker stole data in government databases and attempted to sell it for crypto.
Jan Marsalek reportedly bragged of ties with Russian intelligence services and touted secret documents about chemical weapons used in the UK.
For a decade, Liberty Blitzkrieg has been an essential alternative financial and cultural voice. Here’s why it’s ending.
Bottlepay remodeled its whole product to comply with EU regulations. Roughly 1,000 people are now on the waitlist for the app’s relaunch.
As Bitcoin corrected on July 9, altcoin prices dropped but many are holding above their support levels, suggesting the uptrend will resume.
The popular digital currency trading platform, Bitfinex must deal with the New York Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) over the alleged hiding of over $800 million in client and corporate funds. The NY state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division overruled an appeal on Thursday, after the company put forth the argument that tether (USDT) was […]
Bitcoin has been flashing some signs of weakness throughout the past 24-hours, as the crypto has been unable to maintain above multiple crucial technical levels It has once again fallen back within its long-held trading range between $9,000 and $9,300 Although this range could hold strong in the near-term, one analyst is noting that it […]
A drop in Bitcoin trading resulted in a six-month low of Bitcoin’s annualized volatility.
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