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Bitcoin Daily Golden Cross Forms, Bull Market Has Officially Arrived

Bitcoin (BTC) just added another huge factor to the bullish case, as a golden cross of the 50-day and 200-day moving average appears on the daily chart. Bitcoin 50-Day MA Crossed Over, Sparking Expectations of Big Rally Bitcoin prices managed to bounce quickly from a dip close to the $9,500 level. A recovery to $9,800 […]

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BiKi.com Announces Electroneum Listing with 6 Million ETN Giveaway

18th February, 2020, Singapore – Global crypto exchange BiKi.com is proud to announce that Electroneum (ETN), one of the most innovative and trailblazing projects in the cryptocurrency space, will be listed on its platform. Speaking of the ETN listing on BiKi.com, Ethan Ng, CEO of BiKi Southeast Asia, declares, “ETN is a very internationally established […]

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5 Crypto Nightmares Keeping You Up at Night 

If you’re like most people in this space, you check the price of bitcoin before getting out of bed. And, let’s face it, probably a few times in the night as well–especially if your crypto nightmares are keeping you awake. Because, deep down, every HODLer knows there’s a lot more to worry about than daily […]

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Enjin blockchain game platform now live on Ethereum mainnet

The team of Enjin, an all-in-one blockchain game development platform, announced that a key element of its ecosystem — the Enjin Platform is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. The Platform democratizes the ability to create, mint and manage blockchain a…

Regulatory Roundup: Trump’s Cryptocurrency Proposals, IRS Changes Rule, China Quarantines Cash

In this roundup, we cover numerous cryptocurrency regulatory developments in the U.S., including President Trump’s crypto proposals, testimonies by the Federal Reserve chairman and the Treasury secretary, a crypto-friendly SEC proposal, and the IRS changing a crypto tax rule. We also cover China quarantining yuan bills, its central bank filing 84 digital currency patents, 40 […]

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Top Reddit Opinions About Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Reddit forums are probably the most used resources for traders and crypto enthusiasts. The site is full of countless posts on trading advice, market sentiment opinions, blockchain functionality, wallet use, and of course, which exchange has done investors wrong. Today, we will be scouring the forums of r/CryptoCurrency and feature some of the most notable […]

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Ethereum Decouples From Bitcoin, Bulls Eye $270 Next

Ethereum and Bitcoin are both about to complete golden cross formations on their daily charts. However, while BTC tracks sideways right now, ETH is making a strong recovery towards $270. Ethereum has traders extremely bullish In a recent Bitcoinist article, we looked at a popular Youtube and Twitter crypto analyst’s perspective on whether or not […]

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Binance To Take on Amazon and Google With Crypto Cloud Services

Crypto exchange giant Binance is rapidly turning into the Google of the digital asset world. Its latest venture will even compete with the search giant, along with Amazon and Microsoft as it eyes the cloud. Crypto Giant Into The Clouds Binance has eaten away at its competitors over the past year securing itself over 50% […]

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XRP Price Analysis for February, 18th – XRP Falling Sped Down

By Dmitriy Gurkovskiy, Chief Analyst at RoboForex By Tuesday, February 18th, the XRP rate has stabilized after a series of declining. The cryptocurrency is generally trading at $0.2915. On H4, the quotations remain in the ascending channel. They have tested the support level of the channel, hinting on an attempt to form another impulse of growth to the mid-term target level 61.8% ($0.3795) Fibo. However, it should be noted that earlier, the quotations reached the correctional level of 50.0%, pushed off it, and started quite a confident decline. So, it is highly probable that the test of the support level

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blocknox to offer cryptocurrency custody for institutions

Within Boerse Stuttgart Group, blocknox GmbH takes care of the custody of cryptocurrencies on an escrow basis. The service was established at the end of January 2019 for users of the BISON app and extended at the end of September 2019 for users of Boer…

DAPS Coin: Redefining Privacy In Blockchain-based Transactions With a Hybrid Consensus Model

Although the advent of blockchain technology has brought a major revolution in instant and low-cost global payments, a majority of the public blockchain networks fail to address the issue of privacy. As the blockchain industry has matured over the last decade, a number of privacy blockchain projects have come to users’ rescue offering an additional […]

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Why DeFi is Not a Centralized Crypto Circus

Prominent crypto personality and Litecoin founder Charlie Lee recently railed on DeFi after a vulnerability was exploited on one protocol over the weekend. Here’s why he is wrong, and DeFi is here to stay. DeFi Protocol Exploited Unfortunately for decentralized finance platform bZx, their Fulcrum exchange was temporarily exploited while the team was due to […]

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Cannabis Buzz Harshed by Regulations, Cash Shortage While Cryptocurrency Is Ready to Light Up

Recent reports show that major marijuana companies are running out of money, and businesses in Canada are especially in danger of becoming illiquid. Major producers in the weed-friendly nation have just over 6 months of cash on hand, according to the information, and comparable companies in the U.S. just over one year of liquidity. In […]

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Ethereum Bulls Back in Action, Can ETH Reach $300 This Time?

Signs during trading in today’s Asian session indicate that the correction could be over already. Ethereum is leading the charge once again, can it reach $300 this time around? Crypto markets appear to be recovering today though bitcoin has hardly moved on the day, remaining at around $9,800. Total crypto market capitalization has moved however, […]

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Central Bank of China Pumps 300 Billion Yuan Into Financial System, Cuts Loan Rates

The Chinese government has taken multiple steps so far to contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic, including interest rate cuts and financial injections worth billions of yuan. It did it again this week, extending the monetary easing provided by the central bank. With the budget under pressure, however, there are indications that Beijing […]

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Litecoin Payments Gain Traction Among Tourism-related Providers

TheMerkle Litecoin CashOne often heard complaint is how cryptocurrencies have limited use in the real world. Those who own Litecoin can book travel and accommodation courtesy of nearly two dozen service providers. The usability of most crypto assets is virtually non-existent. Litecoin is Very Useful for Traveling Except for a few dozen coins, the others are speculative in nature at best. Litecoin, often criticized for simply copying Bitcoin, has carved its own path to success in this regard. It would appear that various accommodation and travel service providers accept Litecoin these days. In fact, there are nearly two dozen service providers globally.

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Max Keiser Predicts $400,000 BTC on Alex Jones Show, Jones Compares Bitcoin to ‘Power of Fire’ From the Gods

The moment many conspiracy-minded bitcoin enthusiasts have been waiting for arrived yesterday when Info Wars muckraker Alex Jones compared bitcoin to a “power of fire” gifted from the gods to humankind. The bold commentary took place in the context of a Max Keiser interview, in which the Keiser Report host declared a new $400,000 target […]

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DEX Volume Soars But Bzx Exploit Raises Questions About ‘Decentralization Theatre’

As the decentralized finance juggernaut rolls inexorably forward, the exploitation of defi project Bzx – in which $350K, or around 2% of total assets was taken – has called the decentralization of the industry into doubt. The attack forced an admin key reset to redeem lost funds and sparked a surge in defi insurance, with […]

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Two Asian Crypto Exchange Giants Partner to Expand Global Reach

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has announced a strategic partnership with Singapore-based exchange, Bitmax.io. This move will create new opportunities to reach global traders and investors. BOTH EXCHANGES EXPERIENCING GROWTH The two exchanges are among the most popular in terms of liquidity, with each having over USD $350 million in adjusted trading volume per day. […]

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Brazil Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

TheMerkle_Brazil BoletoWhenever a government introduces new regulations, there will be consequences. Brazilian officials have taken a tough stance against cryptocurrency service providers in the country. It was a matter of time until official crypto regulation came to be in Brazil. Crypto Regulation in Brazil It is one of the countries where Bitcoin and other currencies continue to gain a lot of traction. However, the government doesn’t want to leave this industry unchecked. Under the new regulation, the going will get tough for certain service providers. Two local exchanges have already shut down, with more to potentially follow. Both companies would face

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50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg and Nas: Celebrities Who Could Be Bitcoin Millionaires

Many celebrities have mentioned the benefits of bitcoin and leveraged the asset for certain projects. For instance, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli all sold albums for BTC, but when cryptocurrency prices skyrocketed, 50 Cent told the public he sold his coins as soon as he got them. Many other celebrities from Hollywood and […]

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Visa Head of Crypto Sees Bright Future for Bitcoin

Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at credit card giant Visa, envisions Bitcoin Sats as the internet native unit of account for purchases less than one cent. He sees this as the main use case where the leading asset can supersede fiat.   Sats, an internet native micropayment standard 15/ Bitcoin uniquely has a native unit […]

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Ripple to Become the Amazon of Crypto By 2025: Brad Garlinghouse

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple took to the airwaves and spoke with CNN’s Julia Chatterly about the current state of Ripple, XRP, and the company’s plans for 2020. Garlinghouse concluded that in 5 years, Ripple wants to become the Amazon of the crypto industry. Ripple grew during bear market, other blockchain projects had layoffs Brad […]

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Crypto Twitter Analysts Predict Bitcoin To Hit $8,200 and Lower

Bitcoin price slid away from $10,000 over the weekend inviting renewed predictions of how low the price could go if the correction continues. Bitcoin Broke Toward $9,500, Resparking Deep Correction Fears Bitcoin has started breaking below support levels, most recently crashing below $9,700, as previous price levels once again turn into areas of resistance. The […]

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BCH Funding Debate: Btc.top Founder Suggests 2/3 Hash Vote and 6-Month Evaluation

Over the last few days, Bitcoin Cash proponents have been debating the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) after Bitcoin ABC published an announcement on implementing the plan into the upcoming software release. Again the concept was met with mixed responses and the community has been arguing about the situation on forums and social media. Following the […]

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Flashloan Haxor Sent WBTC’s Price to $4,000 on Kyber

The price of tokenized bitcoin briefly went to $4,000 on the ethereum based crypto broker Kyber as pictured above due to price manipulation through flashloans by a skilled coder this…
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BT360 Crypto Wallet And Website Go Dark, Users Fear Exit Scam

Israeli crypto wallet and quasi-exchange, BT360 has left users concerned for their funds after its website and social media accounts were taken down. Clients have also claimed that wallets created by BT360 cannot currently send funds out, causing some to fear an exit scam. $1 Million Worth of Crypto Potentially Lost While not the largest […]

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Wholesale Trading with Low Fees for Big Volume Traders on Remitano

Remitano Wholesale: Enjoy our Airdrop Program up to 20,000 USD  Remitano has recently launched Remitano Wholesale – a trading solution for large volume traders on Remitano with one of the lowest trading fees on the market at 0.1%. Traders will be able to save up to 90% on transaction fees when trading on Remitano, one […]

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ETHDenver, The ‘WTF Did He Just Say’ Conference

It’s been a long time since we sat there listening to someone wondering what on earth is he talking about. Yet at ETHDenver, the defi conference that has just ended,…
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Alex Jones Finally Becomes a Bitcoin Believer

American radio star, host of The Infowars, and far-right conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, met with pro-bitcoin champion Max Keiser. He admits, “You’re right, I should have gotten involved in bitcoin a long time ago”… And Peter Schiff takes to Twitter. Alex Jones Says ‘It’s Smart to Diversify’ into Bitcoin In a must-see video discussion between […]

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CoinGeek’s 5th Conference will be live streamed (Feb 20 & 21)

Since the last CoinGeek Conference (Seoul, October 2019) Bitcoin SV now has consistently more transactions than BTC and with the recent Genesis upgrade has almost limitless scalability…BSV currently has the record for largest blocks mined on public. Live stream found here: https://coingeekconference.com/ BSV is the only blockchain project massively scaling to support high transaction volume, keep […]

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IOTA Releases Patched Trinity Desktop Wallet

The IOTA Foundation announced the release of a safe Trinity wallet version for desktop, while investigating missing funds. IOTA Warns of Scammers Active on Discord Channel The IOTA Foundation warned owners trying to check their balance not to trust contacts on the official Discord channel. Scammers are contacting participants with claims on being able to […]

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UEFA unveils blockchain-based mobile ticketing system

UEFA – the Union of European Football Associations, the governing body of European football and the umbrella organization for 55 national associations, announced today that UEFA EURO 2020 mobile tickets will be distributed via a blockchain-based mobile…

How to Get Started With Cryptocurrency Trading & Pay off All Your Loans

Cryptocurrencies have become one of the most popular trends over the past years. And the subject continues to attract the attention of both ordinary enthusiasts and those who want to capitalize on it.  What should a beginner know to earn enough money to pay off all the loans? How can even an ordinary student make […]

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Roger Ver: I Didn’t Sign 12.5% Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Miner Tax Proposal

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponent Roger Ver says neither he nor Bitcoin.com endorsed the controversial 12.5% BCH miner tax. Meanwhile, Bitcoin ABC is proposing a new dev funding plan which reduces the tax rate to 5% of the block reward. Roger Ver Distances Himself from Bitcoin Cash Miner Tax In a YouTube video Roger Ver, Executive […]

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What We Have Learned From The Altsbit Hack

TheMerkle Hacking Sex RobotsLast week Altsbit, a centralized crypto exchange based in Italy, announced that it had been breached, and it would be closing down after losing most of the user funds it held, including BTC, ETH, ARRR, and VRSC. Even though a small part of the funds stored in cold wallets was left untouched, the hack effectively ended the life of the exchange, which was only a few months old.  In total, the funds lost included; Bitcoin (BTC): 6,929 lost out of 14,782 held, Ether (ETH): 23,210 lost out of 32,262, Pirate Chain (ARRR): 3,924,082 lost out of 9,619,754, Verus Coin (VRSC):

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Which Cryptos Should You Have Invested in on NYE For Max Gains?

From the start of 2020, crypto prices made significant recoveries. While analysts were reluctant to call an altcoin season, some assets marked impressive gains. Altcoins Remain Risker, Promise Higher Short-Term Gains Altcoins remain riskier and much more volatile in comparison to Bitcoin (BTC). While the leading crypto coin bounced off lows around $7,100 in January […]

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3 Reasons Why Crypto Markets Have Crashed Today

Last week, we were firmly back in bullish terrain with jubilant voices standing by bold predictions. Bitcoin and altcoins were all up with Ethereum leading the charge. This Monday, however, we’re back to a red crypto market. What Caused the Crypto Market Crash? As Bitcoinist reported earlier today, the weekend was savage for cryptocurrency. The […]

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Cashaa crypto bank wallet app adds support for EU IBAN accounts

Cashaa, a crypto-friendly banking wallet platform, today announced that euro IBANs will be available to corporate entities from February 20th, 2020. EU current accounts are an alternative to Euro-denominated bank accounts. The crypto-friendly banking s…

Cashaa crypto bank wallet app adds support for EU IBAN accounts

Cashaa, a crypto-friendly banking wallet platform, today announced that euro IBANs will be available to corporate entities from February 20th, 2020. EU current accounts are an alternative to Euro-denominated bank accounts. The crypto-friendly banking s…

Is Bitcoin Completely Controlled by the Rich? | Let’s Find Out

There have been many speculations regarding Bitcoin and market manipulations, with many believing that those of the wealthier persuasion are behind the most significant moves of BTC. Whales are traders that hold significant amounts of crypto, and Bitcoin whales are obviously among the richest people due to the high value of the coin. The Entire […]

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Bitcoin Energy Value Targets $100k BTC Within 5 Years

A little known metric called energy value has been used to predict bitcoin prices over the next five years and the results are impressive. A tenfold rise from current price levels could be on the cards for BTC. Bitcoin continued to correct over the weekend dropping to an intraday low of $9,650 during Sunday trading. […]

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Cryptocurrency Is Agorism in Action

The book “New Libertarian Manifesto” (NLM) by libertarian-anarchist Samuel E. Konkin III (SEK3) launched a movement that has grown amazingly over the last few decades: Agorism. This is the movement of peaceful revolution through counter-economics. Counter-economics is “the study or practice of all peaceful human action which is forbidden by the State.” Agorists, SEK3 wrote, […]

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Crypto-asset custodian Copper raises $8M to expand globally

Copper, a London-based custodian for digital assets, today announced it has raised a USD $8 million Series A to grow globally by expanding its commercial team and launching new products. Institutional investors in this round include leading internation…

Crypto wallet imToken launches TokenCore bug bounty program

The team of imToken, a cryptocurrency wallet ecosystem, has announced the launch of a new bug bounty program for recently open-sourced, TokenCoreX. This bug bounty is s being managed in conjunction with blockchain security firm SlowMist. TokenCore is a…

Crypto bank app BABB successfully holds beta launch event

BABB, a crypto banking app for managing tokens and fundraising, successfully held its beta launch event on February 12th. Nearly 200 supporters joined the BABB team to celebrate the milestone. Features of v1.0 of the BABB beta platform: Open a BABB acc…

London-based FinTech Copper.co raises $8m to expand globally as monthly digital asset trading volumes exceed $0.5 billion

Copper.co, the London-based custodian for digital assets, has raised a USD $8 million Series A from investors such as Target Global, MMC Ventures and LocalGlobe. Copper will use the funds to develop regional client facing operations in key geographies around the world such as North America and Asia. Since launch in 2018, Copper has quickly […]

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