December 22, 2017

30% Decline: Charting the Ongoing Crypto Price Correction

It’s a red Friday for the cryptocurrency markets, where major assets have all seen 30 to 40 percent declines on the day’s trading.
December 22, 2017

Wikileaks to Accept Additional Cryptocurrencies for Donations

Julian Assange stated in a Tweet that Wikileaks is seeking to add new cryptocurrencies in the future after FPF announced the closure of its support.
December 22, 2017

Anxious Asian Authorities Grapple with Crypto

The nations of Asia are responsible for well over half of the total global volume of cryptocurrency trading. The Asian trading session often dictates how the rest of the day will play out when traders wake up in Europe and the US. However, the governments of the region are growing uneasy about the increasing appetite their people have for cryptocurrencies. One of the world’s largest exchanges, Bitfinex, is owned by a Hong Kong-based company. South Korea’s Bithumb is also a huge player for crypto trading volume, and then there is Binance, bitFlyer, and Coinone, all based in Southeast Asia. There is no doubt that Asians are the driving force when it comes to trade volumes. Nervous Governments According to a CNBC report, regulators in the Asia Pacific region have become increasingly uneasy with the rise in popularity of Bitcoin and […]
December 22, 2017

Why this ICO will be used by hundreds of millions of car owners

The German police have estimated that approximately every 3rd car has been subject to odometer fraud. Further, they estimate that on average, the illegal increase of a used car’s value lays around 3.000 €. That means that only in Germany, the yearly losses amount to almost 6 Billion Euros. In fact, the industry is so problematic, that Forbes mentions a few problems: Odometer fraud still cheats U.S. consumers out of $1 billion annually by exaggerating the value of used cars, and One of every six used cars listed for sale in the United States has been in an accident. With a soaring trend of buying used cars across the globe, many consumers face an ever-rising issue of buying cars with fake odometer readings or hidden defects. While many current solutions exist, there’s no “one stop shop” solution for vehicle history […]
December 22, 2017

Smart Contracts for Bitcoin’s Blockchain – Is That Possible?

Technology keeps improving and new developments are implemented. Bitcoin has a rich developer community all over the world. Chain, one blockchain development platform, has announced a new programming language named… Continue reading “Smart Contracts for Bitcoin’s Blockchain – Is That Possible?” The post Smart Contracts for Bitcoin’s Blockchain – Is That Possible? appeared first on .
December 22, 2017

Sberbank Chairman: Blockchain Adoption Could Take 10 Years

The head of Sberbank believes that the wider-scale implementation of blockchain in Russia could take as long as a decade.
December 22, 2017

Poor Bitcoin Security

The article you are about to read highlights the security of Bitcoin infrastructure and provides its in-depth analysis as compared to commonplace fiat currencies. The general perception of Bitcoin is that it is a highly secure decentralized type of currency bolstered by strong, military-grade cryptographic algorithms. Furthermore, the holder of “digital cash” doesn’t have to disclose any personally identifiable information when transacting, as opposed to providing a credit card number and security code in a regular payment scenario. It is also generally believed that although Bitcoin-related services have been breached a few times, threat actors never compromised the underlying protocol. But is it all so black and white? Layers of Bitcoin security architecture It reasonable to split the discussion of Bitcoin security into the following two levels: The safety of the protocol and blockchain technology. The safety of wallets, online […]
December 22, 2017

Guide: How To Buy QTUM From Binance

QTUM is a cross blockchain application platform. It integrates the Ethereum’s smart contracts and the Bitcoin stable blockchain using the proof of stake method of verification. While Bitcoin is satisfied… Continue reading “Guide: How To Buy QTUM From Binance” The post Guide: How To Buy QTUM From Binance appeared first on .
December 22, 2017

$1 Mln Bet On Bitcoin In December 2018 – Is It Speculation Or Mania?

Undisclosed investor bets $1 mln that the price of Bitcoin will reach $50,000 before the end of 2018, increasing concerns over speculation in the derivatives markets. #NEWS
December 22, 2017

‘Healthy Dip?’ Bitcoin Rediscovers $12,850, Altcoins Shed Up To 40%

The crypto market dips, showing short-term losses across the board. #NEWS
December 22, 2017

XRP Price Continues to Hover Near $1 During Crypto Market Turmoil

When the Bitcoin price becomes extremely volatile, one would assume all altcoins follow the same pattern. So far, that has been proven to be correct once again. However, XRP is successfully bucking the trend. After surpassing $1 for the first time in history, the XRP price hasn’t budged all that much despite Bitcoin’s wild swings. An interesting development well worth paying attention to. XRP Price Remains on Track Big was people’s surprise when they suddenly saw the XRP price move all the way to $1 and beyond yesterday. Although some level-headed people know that is still a low value for what this digital asset has to offer, XRP is not safe from wild cryptocurrency fluctuations either. In the past, the XRP price would be heavily linked to Bitcoin’s value. These days, that seems to be a thing of the past, although […]
December 22, 2017

Futures Firm Cboe Filed for 6 Bitcoin ETFs This Week

Cboe has filed with the SEC to list multiple bitcoin futures ETFs in the past week, public records show.
December 22, 2017

‘Bitcoin Cash is Centralized Sock Puppetry’ Says Bitcoin Pioneer Nick Szabo

Pioneering Bitcoin developer Nick Szabo has described Bitcoin Cash (BCash) as “centralized sock puppetry” as analysts voice concern over its network. Alibaba Hosts 54% Of BCash Nodes Retweeting findings by software architect Sondre Bjellås, Szabo, who is considered one of the most likely candidates to have created Bitcoin, was candid in his opinion of the controversial Bitcoin hard fork. “Bitcoin Cash” is centralized sock puppetry. https://t.co/OJJo5vwEfn — Nick Szabo (@NickSzabo4) December 21, 2017 BCash has embarked on a marketing effort to attract investment on a huge scale this month, with promotional activities by Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver in particular gaining notoriety as he entered the mainstream press. Bizarre social media activity from CNBC, the network Ver had spoken to twice about BCash, cemented suspicions of foul play and even collusion between staff, BCash representatives and Ver himself. Despite Ver’s adamant […]
December 22, 2017

Crypto Market Sheds Billions as Top 100 Assets Down

It’s a down day for the cryptocurrency markets, with gains in sight, data reveals.
December 22, 2017

Bitcoin India Accounts Locked Out for a Month

Unlike banks that have some oversight in how they can control one’s access to their accounts, cryptocurrency exchanges are a law unto their own. Traders using Bitcoin India have found this out the hard way as the exchange has locked them out of their accounts for up to a month. According to Factor Daily, Bitcoin India, founded in 2014 and headquartered in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, is one of the few exchanges in India that supports multiple cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ether, Dash, Litecoin, and others, in addition to the mining contracts that it offers. Locked Out Traders and investors, many holding fiat currency in their accounts, have been locked out for almost a month, unable to trade or withdraw any of their funds. Many have become annoyed at the fact they have missed out on the biggest bull run Bitcoin […]
December 22, 2017

Traders Absorb Much-needed Bitcoin Price Correction Quite Well

It is safe to say the Bitcoin price crash wasn’t something most people had expected. Although all financial markets need a healthy correction after an extended period of steady gains, people assumed the Bitcoin price would be somewhat immune to this trend. The reality is a very different, although there are still some oddities about this sell-off which raise questions. For now, it seems all markets are slowly recovering. Bitcoin Price Rollercoaster is Back on Track No one likes to see the Bitcoin price go down by 25% in a matter of hours. This trend started materializing last night and continued all the way until this morning. Even now, the Bitcoin market remains extremely volatile, as any sudden gains can easily be pushed down again. How all of this will play out, is incredibly difficult to predict. It seems safe […]
December 22, 2017

The Horror! Bitcoin Price Hits Lows Not Seen Since Early December

Bitcoin price fell 23% into Friday as a broad shakedown of markets saw every cryptoasset in the top 100 sustain major losses. Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before… Repeating what has become a familiar cycle for holders this year, BTC shaved $6000 off its USD value to trade at an average $13,240 across major exchanges. In the top 10 assets by market cap, Bitcoin Cash fared worse, its 34% crash the largest of the Bitcoin forks. As is common during major Bitcoin corrections, altcoins – including Ripple – broadly copied loss-making behavior, falling 25-40% over the 24 hours to press time Friday. A previous growth spurt over this week had taken many to never-before-seen highs. Commenting on the price action, the cryptocurrency industry reacted with a mixture of relief and apprehension, the lack of ‘safe haven’ assets making […]
December 22, 2017

Buying Bitcoin? Investment Funds Will Be on the Blockchain, Too

The future of tokenized monies calls for a tokenized investment fund. The road there is being paved, but it’s not so cut and dry.
December 22, 2017

Smart contract tool Etherparty partners with smart contract platform RSK

Blockchain smart contract creation tool, Etherparty, and open-source smart contract platform RSK have announced a new partnership. This marks Etherparty’s first successful implementation stemming from the company’s recently… Smart contract tool Etherparty partners with smart contract platform RSK was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

Syscoin developer Blockchain Foundry closes $3.3 million private placement financing

Blockchain Foundry today announced that it closed the first tranche of a non-brokered private placement of 12,222,222 common shares at a price of $0.27 per share for gross proceeds of $3,300,000…. Syscoin developer Blockchain Foundry closes $3.3 million private placement financing was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

Stratis Smart Contracts, Identity, and Sidechains to be released next quarter

Stratis, a development platform that allows businesses and organizations to develop blockchain applications in C# utilizing the Microsoft .NET Framework has announced a recent update for specific projects… Stratis Smart Contracts, Identity, and Sidechains to be released next quarter was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

AML BitCoin ICO extended to meet unprecedented demand

There has been a surge in last-minute demand for the initial coin offering of the new cryptocurrency AML BitCoin driven by orders from new buyers and thousands of… AML BitCoin ICO extended to meet unprecedented demand was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

CryptoKitties sign a marriage contract on blockchain: How will the offspring be divided?

CryptoKitties, a game rapidly growing in popularity, saw an unexpected development – two virtual kitties signed the first marriage contract on blockchain on December 7th. According to the… CryptoKitties sign a marriage contract on blockchain: How will the offspring be divided? was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

Pundi X to support Lumens (XLM) and integrates with Stellar

Pundi X, a cryptocurrency point-of-sale (POS) solutions provider for retail stores, today announced that it has partnered with Stellar.org, a Silicon Valley non-profit organization that supports the Stellar network,… Pundi X to support Lumens (XLM) and integrates with Stellar was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

Call For EU To Draw Up New Bitcoin Regulation

Addressing regulatory concerns in regard to Bitcoin is proving to be quite a task, with nations eager to not repress innovation while also preventing financial malpractice and warning about investor risk. European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis has written a letter to the heads of financial regulation, responsible to the EU, urging for updated regulatory action specifically in regards to Bitcoin. In the letter, Dombrovskis writes: The developments relating to bitcoin and crypto-currencies in recent weeks require our heightened attention as a matter of urgency … in light of the recent market developments. Recent market developments saw Bitcoin’s price quickly rise from $14,000 to $20,000, although it is unclear why this increase should now make Bitcoin suddenly more relevant to regulators,  the ability to further regulate and grant necessary applicable licenses would appear to be being called for with an increased urgency. […]
December 22, 2017

SEC’s Munchee Order Is a Recipe for Securities Law Violations

The SEC’s recent Munchee order offers a significant insight into its views of how to analyze ICOs under securities laws, says Katherine Cooper.
December 22, 2017

Ripple Reaches for the Sky

The past couple of days have seen market corrections across the board as Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren pull back from all-time highs earlier in the week. As panic and hysteria ripples through social media crypto groups, largely populated by inexperienced traders, those holding Ripple have reason to smile. Ripple’s XRP token has surpassed Bitcoin Cash by market capacity in the past few hours, surging 28% to an all-time peak of $1.38.  At the time of writing, it is in third place in the crypto charts, boasting a market cap of $46.4 billion, ahead of BCH with its $44.3 billion. One in Five Four of the top five cryptocurrencies have been suffering an attack of the bears for the past day or so, except XRP, which is extremely bullish. Since the end of May, Ripple had been slumbering in a […]
December 22, 2017

Moozicore Launches ICO Backed By Revolutionary Background Music Distribution Platform Set To Change How Venues Receive & Play Their Music

The music industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that branches out in many directions and has many profitable avenues to exploit; one such avenue is background music. Many venues resort to playing music that is either unlicensed or not supposed to be used for commercial purposes. Moozicore plans to change all of that with their new platform that can be played by anyone at any time using their mobile app. San Francisco, CA – December 22nd, 2017, Moozicore, Inc. sent shockwaves through the music industry today with the announcement of an ICO and the planned release of a blockchain based background music distribution platform. The background music industry is a somewhat elusive yet highly profitable industry that no one seems to talk about, until now. Many commercial establishments resort to playing their customer’s favorite tunes via Spotify or other app’s […]
December 22, 2017

Goldman Sachs to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

Less than a week after the second big US exchange offered Bitcoin futures contracts, reports emerged that banking giant Goldman Sachs is planning to launch a trading desk for cryptocurrencies. According to the SCMP which cites ‘people familiar with the situation’ the bank aims to have the service running by mid-2018 if not earlier. Sources also claimed that it was still trying to decide on how to hold the digital assets and how to manage security issues. The move will signal the first major Wall Street firm to enter the cryptocurrency markets and make them available to its clients. With CBOE and CME already onboard, and TD Ameritrade soon to allow the trading of both sets of contracts, the spotlight has already been shone Bitcoin’s way. Other major financial institutions such as Citigroup and Bank of America are taking a […]
December 22, 2017

Jamming on Economics: What Comes After Crypto’s Summer of Love

Crypto’s creative explosion may have hit a critical mass this year, but the results ahead could be just as impactful, argues Polychain’s Ryan Zurer.
December 22, 2017

NAGA token generation ends successfully raising over $50 million

The NAGA token sale came to its conclusion last week and the final numbers are in. Thanks to the 63,000+ backers who participated in the token sale, more… NAGA token generation ends successfully raising over $50 million was published on CryptoNinjas.
December 22, 2017

Exclusive: Telegram to Release Blockchain Platform, Native Cryptocurrency

The hugely popular encrypted messaging app Telegram boasts over 180 mln users, and if our sources are correct, all of them are about to be exposed to the concept of digital currency via Telegram Open Network. #EXCLUSIVE
December 22, 2017

Prosecutors File Charges in Alleged $250 Million Crypto Mining Fraud

Authorities in South Korea have reportedly filed suit against a U.S. cryptocurrency mining firm, alleging a multi-million dollar fraud.
December 22, 2017

BANKEX Ranked One of the Top 20 ICOs of All Time

BANKEX is now ranked among the leading 20 ICOs globally, raising an equivalent of $60 million in just three weeks. The period of the token sale will soon be over. FinTech company BANKEX, developing the unique Proof-of-Asset Protocol for real-world asset tokenization, has been assessed by ICO analytics group TokenData as among the top five active ICOs and among the top twenty ICOs of all time by funds attracted. 70% out of the available first stage BKX tokens, 56 million out of 80 million, have already been sold. The token sale will end on 28 December. As BANKEX second stage tokens will only be sold to institutional clients, private investors are urged to take this final opportunity to join the running token sale and earn a bonus for their purchases. Today, 4000 supporters have already joined the BANKEX token sale. […]
December 22, 2017

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $15k, Down 25% from All-Time High

The price of bitcoin is down more than 25 percent from its recent all-time highs, spurred by futures listings from major derivatives exchanges.
December 22, 2017

Should I Give Cryptocurrency as a Gift?

Many of you may have had friends and family asking about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies since their meteoric rise this past year. Even after you answered their questions, many of these people probably did not buy in. Perhaps they didn’t see its value, or perhaps they were scared by prices and volatility. If they won’t buy it, some may have wondered if giving crypto as a holiday gift is a good idea. Maybe not, I would argue. If it’s a small amount, definitely not bitcoin Perhaps the granddaddy of all crypto will always be Bitcoin. Even though it is well above US$15K a coin, many still believe it is still severely undervalued. However, Bitcoin can still pose many problems for gifts that are smaller. For example, my group of friends largely has about a twenty dollar limit for gifts. This is not because we […]
December 22, 2017

Tax Cut Bill To Require Taxation Of Cryptocurrency Trades In US

A bill which President Trump is expected to sign will subject cryptocurrency trading in the United States to capital gains tax.
December 22, 2017

Wealthy Bitcoin Buyers Targeted By Indian Tax Agency

Indian officials cited a surge in the popularity of cryptocurrencies as a prompt for the investigatory actions of the department.
December 22, 2017

South Korea: Five Local Bitcoin Exchanges Fail Security Test, Hacked With ‘Basic Tools’

A bizarre twist on white hat hacking saw a media outlet hire security workers to hack exchanges and expose security flaws. #NEWS
December 21, 2017

Bitcoin [Insert Name]: You Can Now Fork Your Very Own Bitcoin

Users can now create a Bitcoin fork for less than $100 as Blockstream CEO Adam Back forecasts a “huge fork explosion” for 2018. Fork For Bitcoin Market Dominance, Suggests Back In comments on Twitter Tuesday, Back speculated on the likelihood of a plethora of Bitcoin hard forks diverting investor attention away from altcoins, potentially increasing Bitcoin’s market share. The forecast comes as Bitcoin’s hold on the market fell dramatically this week after Bitcoin Cash controversially surged in value and altcoins saw massive price gains. From a high of over 67% earlier this month, Bitcoin is now at just 44% of the total market cap, which has itself reached unprecedented highs of almost $650 billion. “[M]an 2018 is going to be a huge fork explosion. [I]f it sucks money out of alts and then onwards to Bitcoin maybe we’ll get back […]
December 21, 2017

Markets Down as Ripple Price Achieves $1.15

Amid a see of red, Ripple (XRP) surges on. With Bitcoin and many other altcoins experiencing downtrends, Ripple continues to surge. It is currently hovering at US$1.15, with a BTC pair of over 7,000sat. Just last month, Ripple was trading at US$0.20. After a surge last week of over 300%, XRP has continued its massive march upwards. Ripple is a cryptocurrency equipped to serve financial institutions, such as banks and payment providers. Ripple has over 100 partners on its network, including financial giants such as Visa and American Express. Ripple provides its users with seamless cross-border transactions that are faster, safer, and far cheaper than traditional means in the financial sector. Much of XRP’s huge valuation of over $40 billion is due to the solution it provides to an astronomical market. Cross-border payments are transacted in the volume of hundreds of trillions […]
December 21, 2017

North Korea Accused of Hacking South Korean Bitcoin Exchange Youbit

South Korean Authorities Believe North Korean Hackers Initiated a Hacking Attack Against Local Bitcoin Exchange Youbit. #ANALYSIS
December 21, 2017

Sberbank Head: Blockchain In Russia Will Expand Over Next Decade

Sberbank’s CEO recently turned his attention to the development of blockchain-based solutions in Russia.
December 21, 2017

ClearPoll Now Listed On KuCoin – POLL/BTC and POLL/ETC

KuCoin is extremely proud to announce that yet another great project has been added to our trading platform. On December 20, 2017, ClearPoll (POLL) token joined our list of tradable tokens. KuCoin added ClearPoll (POLL) on December 20, 2017, at 18:00 (UTC +8). Traders on the KuCoin platform now have access to POLL/BTC and POLL/ETH trading pairs. Follow KuCoin listings in real time here: https://t.me/Kucoin_News If you have any questions or doubt join our community and ask, we are always online: https://t.me/joinchat/FMqUpg1_vED9MSDJPPcFkg About ClearPoll ClearPoll presents the first public opinion poll system powered by blockchain technology to allow everyone to have their say on local, national, and global issues. By downloading the app using blockchain all votes will be 100% secure and cannot be tampered with. The ClearPoll Alpha launching the 29th of December will allow users to browse for […]
December 21, 2017

These Are The Five Cheapest US States for Bitcoin Mining

These Are The Five Cheapest US States for Bitcoin Mining For cryptocurrency miners seeking to set up a profitable operation, every kilowatt hour counts. As little as a cent per KWh can make all the difference between a mining farm being viable or infeasible. U.S. bitcoin miners have received a helping hand in choosing where… The post These Are The Five Cheapest US States for Bitcoin Mining appeared first on Altcoin Today.
December 21, 2017

Charlie Lee Just Sold All of His Litecoin

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee recently liquidated his stack of the very coin he created. A prominent figure in the cryptosphere, he has often been met with a mixture of praise and criticism for his vocal online presence. Charlie Lee: the Man, the Legacy, the Controversy In 2011, Charlie Lee founded Litecoin, what many began to brand as the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. Charlie Lee envisioned his creation as a Bitcoin alternative that would be easier to mine, faster to send, and cheaper to transact than its brother currency. Little did he know at the time that his creation would actually outperform Bitcoin in 2017, appreciating by 7,500% over the course of the year. In the aftermath of this meteoric runup, Charlie Lee decided to unburden his wallet of all his Litecoins. Writing about his choice in a December 20 Reddit thread, Lee revealed […]
December 21, 2017

Bloomberg: Goldman Sachs to Setup Cryptocurrency Trading Desk

Bloomberg reports that sources inside Goldman Sachs say the firm intends to set up a desk to trade Bitcoin and other digital currencies. This would likely have far-reaching effects as other investment banks rush to catch up. #BREAKING NEWS
December 21, 2017

The Technology To Unite the Planet: Interview with TravelChain CEO

What would #decentralized world look like? ???? #INTERVIEW
December 21, 2017

Official: Russia to Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill Next Week

New cryptocurrency laws are expected to be introduced to the Russia’s national legislature on Dec. 28.
December 21, 2017

Oyster Pearl Listed On KuCoin: Trading in Progress Now

KuCoin prides itself on finding high-quality projects that go beyond the offerings of other exchanges. On December 20, 2017, Oyster Pearl (PRL) token was added to our list of tradable tokens. KuCoin added Oyster Pearl (PRL) on December 20, 2017, at 18:00 (UTC +8). Traders on the KuCoin platform now have access to PRL/BTC and PRL/ETH trading pairs. Follow KuCoin listings in real time here: https://t.me/Kucoin_News If you have any questions or doubt join our community and ask, we are always online: https://t.me/joinchat/FMqUpg1_vED9MSDJPPcFkg About Oyster Poll Oyster Poll is introducing a radical new solution designed to grant website owners a new revenue stream to any website by adding one line of code, instead of relying on advertising to monetize their website. Using blockchain technology visitors to websites will contribute a portion of their CPU and GPU power to allow users’ […]
December 21, 2017

Crypto Exchange EtherDelta Warns Users of “Malicious Attacks”

Crypto Exchange EtherDelta Warns Users of “Malicious Attacks” Yesterday evening, cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta sent out a series of tweets warning its users not to use the site. EtherDelta is reporting that they believe their DNS server has been compromised by a hack, and the unknown assailant has created a duplicate of the exchange’s domain. Their first warning tweet… The post Crypto Exchange EtherDelta Warns Users of “Malicious Attacks” appeared first on Altcoin Today.
December 21, 2017

It’s Too Late To Buy Bitcoin, Says 2008 Housing Bubble Predictor

Peter Schiff, the renowned American analyst who predicted the 2008 housing crisis, says investors buying Bitcoin at current prices will lose “practically everything”.
December 21, 2017

2017: Saluting the Shakespearean Shitcoin Drama That Was

Outspoken exchange exec Arthur Hayes gives a colorful overview of crypto in 2017 as the Shakespearean comedy he believes it was.
December 21, 2017

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below $15,000 As Altcoins Eclipse The Moon

The Bitcoin price dipped to below $15,000 Thursday as pressure from altcoin growth and the ongoing Bitcoin Cash (BCash) scandal took its toll. Bitcoin, BCash Shave Off Latest Gains Cross-exchange data from Coinmarketcap showed an average value of around $15,500 at press time, with Bitstamp dropping to deeper lows of $14,960. Despite BCash posting huge gains over the past 48 hours, however, today’s dip did not serve to bolster the altcoin’s performance, losing 14% against Bitcoin and 20% against the US dollar since Wednesday. Volatility has nonetheless returned to Bitcoin markets after a brief period of relative stability around $19,000 earlier in the week. On Twitter, traders were posting warnings on “short-term caution” required by Bitcoin holders, with one forecasting an up to 5000 point loss. Would advise caution short term on Bitcoin here. Lost volume support, break below 15360 […]
December 21, 2017

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Coinbase Bitcoin Cash Launch

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Coinbase Bitcoin Cash Launch It has been another whirlwind week in the world of cryptocurrencies. Anticipation was in the air as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange became the second mainstream financial institutions to launch trading of Bitcoin Futures contracts on their exchange. Following in the footsteps of CBOE a week before, the Bitcoin market braced for… The post Twitter Goes Crazy Over Coinbase Bitcoin Cash Launch appeared first on Altcoin Today.
December 21, 2017

“Bitcoin Is Mainstream Now”: Business Waste UK Will Accept Crypto as Payment

Business Waste, a leading waste management company in the United Kingdom, recently announced that it will start accepting cryptocurrencies as payment. The move makes Business Waste “the first in [the waste management] business sector in the world to accept them,” according to spokesperson Mark Hall. Paying for Waste Removal with Crypto Business Waste broke the news on its website this Monday, December 18. Besides Bitcoin, the firm plans to accept Ethereum and Litecoin for its commercial waste contracts. As Bitcoin and crypto gain more mainstream traction, Business Waste feels that it’s in the company’s best interest to accommodate the budding payment method. “Individuals and companies are trading in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies all over the world,” Mark Hall stated, “so of course we’re going to accept it from our customers.” The move is an attempt to keep up with the pace of crypto’s […]
December 21, 2017

FINRA: Beware Public Stocks That Tout Cryptocurrency Connection

FINRA, a self-regulatory authority for the financial industry in the U.S., has issued a new warning about cryptocurrency-related stock fraud.
December 21, 2017

While Bitcoin Price Soars, Technological Advancements Continue in the Background

The meteoric rise of Bitcoin’s fiat value is doing what it took geeks more than 20 years to accomplish. #ANALYSIS
December 21, 2017

Coinbase Launches an Investigation After Major Bitcoin Cash Price Manipulation

It has been a pretty eventful day for the Coinbase team as well as supporters of Bitcoin Cash. Although it was only a matter of time until this altcoin was added to the platform, things have worked out in a rather interesting manner. More specifically, the company temporarily froze all trading activity across both its platforms due to illegitimate behavior. Things got so out of hand that the Coinbase team decided to launch an official investigation regarding the matter. It’s a very problematic development, although it remains to be seen if this investigation will turn up anything suspicious. Coinbase Isn’t Happy About the Bitcoin Cash Manipulation It is commendable to see exchanges such as Coinbase and GDAX enable Bitcoin Cash trading at this point in time. Although this altcoin only launched a few months ago, it has certainly made a big impact. Whether or not the momentum will […]
December 21, 2017

Wall Street Expert Says BTC Growth Is Bringing Investors To Stock Market

Wall Street Expert Says BTC Growth Is Bringing Investors To Stock Market Stock market expert and Birinyi Associates founder Laszlo Birinyi thinks that the phenomenal riseof Bitcoin price, which has grown by 1,950 percent since January 2017, is serving as a catalyst for the global financial market overall and attracting more new investors to the stock market. He added that… The post Wall Street Expert Says BTC Growth Is Bringing Investors To Stock Market appeared first on Altcoin Today.
December 21, 2017

Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Continues to Feel Bearish Sentiment

Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Continues to Feel Bearish Sentiment The price of bitcoin (BTC) has been suffering from a bearish decline since it reached $19,600 USD across global markets and had touched a low of $15,299 on December 21. Over the past two days, most of the other alternative digital asset markets were stable or… The post Markets Update: Bitcoin Price Continues to Feel Bearish Sentiment appeared first on Altcoin Today.
December 21, 2017

E*TRADE Adds Support For CBOE’s Bitcoin Futures

On Wednesday, E*TRADE announced that customers with margin brokerage accounts can now trade bitcoin futures contracts offered by the Chicago Board Options Exchange. E*TRADE requires a margin of 80 percent of the notional value of the contract.
December 21, 2017

All of the Top 20 Cryptocurrencies Hit Record Highs This Week

Each of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization hit an all-time price high in the past four days, according to market data.
December 21, 2017

Power to The People: Introducing VIABET a Revolution in Blockchain Gaming as We Know It

It’s well known in gambling that ‘the house always wins’ – but what if that wasn’t the case? A new online gambling platform is soon to be launched that allows users to ‘become’ the casino. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Another upcoming ICO is off to a solid start. The VIABET ICO pre-sale has raised USD 257,289, in just 24 hours and reached its soft-target in the process. While the pre-sale is now over, the public crowdsale is currently live giving its supporters another chance to get in on the profit that VIABET’s future growth will generate. VIABET, a decentralized online casino, is a twist on a betting platform and game-developer site and it’s hoping the sale of its Ethereum-based XVIA tokens will take it the rest of the way. The XVIA tokens are used on the company’s gambling platform, which […]
December 21, 2017

The NAGA Token Sale Has Ended with a Huge Success

The NAGA Token Sale, which was backed by the German FinTech company The NAGA Group AG, concluded last week, successfully raising over $50 million USD. The Token Sale Ends… The NAGA Token Sale came to its conclusion last week and the final numbers are in. Thanks to the 63,000+ backers who participated in the token sale, more than 50 million USD was raised, shattering the project’s original target goal of 30 million USD. The project was advised by renowned blockchain experts such as Roger Ver (Founder & CEO Bitcoin.com), Mate Tokay (COO Bitcoin.com), Miko Matsumura (Limited Partner Pantera Capital), and Guy Ben-Artzi (Co-Founder Bancor). The community interest and support for NAGA was tremendous. The number of active users in the project’s popular Telegram channel grew to more than 11,600 members and over 42,000 followers, fans, subscribers, and readers were attracted […]
December 21, 2017

Want Faster Bitcoin Transactions and Lower Fees? Try These Workarounds

Your Bitcoin transactions don’t have to be expensive and slow. With a little bit of know-how and pre-planning, you can keep transaction times and fees at a manageable level. High transaction fees and long processing delays are top of the list when it comes to issues (and, in turn, discussion) surrounding Bitcoin right now and for good reason. The network is choking on the huge influx of volume seen over the last six months or so and – in its current format – it simply can’t handle the issues that scaling has brought to the table. This doesn’t mean that Bitcoin is in trouble in the long term, of course. There are protocols being developed – like Lightning Network – to relieve transaction congestion on the blockchain. While the teams working on the challenge work their magic, however, Bitcoin users need to find […]
December 21, 2017

Bank Of England Governor Discusses Digital Currency, Bitcoin

On Wednesday, BoE governor Mark Carney shared his thoughts on the limitations of central bank digital currencies and the alleged risk posed by the cryptocurrency market at large.
December 21, 2017

Cambridge Experts Diverge On The “Bitcoin Bubble” Question

Is Bitcoin actually a bubble? The answer depends on which Cambridge expert you ask.
December 21, 2017

What Is Cryptocurrency Cryptophasia?

There are some interesting phenomena and conditions which can affect cryptocurrency users. It is impossible to deny crypto enthusiasts are a very odd bunch in this regard. Most of us tend to speak using terms other people simply can’t understand. This phenomenon is known as cryptocurrency cryptophasia, and it has become somewhat of a problem. At the same time, the lingo is something anyone can pick up with a bit of effort. Cryptocurrency Cryptophasia is a Thing It is impossible to deny that every community has its own lingo. In the world of cryptocurrency, people use terms which make zero sense to the average person on the street. That’s not entirely surprising, as the same is true for any sort of community that forms around new trends which are not necessarily embraced by mainstream consumers right away. Most people who don’t use the Internet on […]
December 21, 2017

Texas Slaps Bitcoin Investment Firm With Cease-and-Desist

Texas Slaps Bitcoin Investment Firm With Cease-and-Desist Regulators in Texas have obtained an emergency cease-and-desist order against a company they say is unlawfully pitching bitcoin mining investment plans in the state. In a statement yesterday, the Texas State Securities Board revealed that it had taken action against USI-Tech Limited, a firm based in Dubai. The firm has allegedly… The post Texas Slaps Bitcoin Investment Firm With Cease-and-Desist appeared first on Altcoin Today.