Priya
AMBCrypto 19M
Altcoins

Bitcoin [BTC] is dead in the long-term; Litecoin has been dead for a while, says Bitcoin early adopter

The whole cryptocurrency market has been bleeding ever since the bear stepped in, earlier this year. Along with all the cryptocurrency witnessing a drastic fall, quite similar to its drastic rise, it also drew the attention of the entire world including well-known politicians, media outlets and celebrities. The one cryptocurrency majority of the people around […]

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Marcel Chuo
Bitcoin.com 34M
News

Chatter Report: Zhuoer Claims BSV Block Created ‘Accidentally’, Falkvinge Likens Code Review to ‘Legislation’

In today’s chatter report, Calvin Ayre eagerly welcomes Jiang Zhuoer to mine on BSV but then quickly changes his mind. Zhuoer reveals that btc.top created a BSV block by accident and Rick Falkvinge calls for code changes to be reviewed in the same manner as legislation.  Also Read: Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US […] The post Chatter Report: Zhuoer Claims BSV Block Created ‘Accidentally’, Falkvinge Likens Code Review to ‘Legislation’ appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Christine Kim
Coindesk 38M
Features

Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’

The so-called "hash war" over the future of bitcoin cash is over and it's up to market forces to decide the fate of its two rival cryptocurrencies.Read more ...
Davit Babayan
NewsBTC 43M
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Development Not Controlled by Anyone Says Crypto Veteran

No one controls the focal point for Bitcoin development, said Jameson Lopp in his latest blogpost. The Bitcoin veteran, who has been a crucial part of crypto developments since the beginning, opened recently about how developers run the world’s biggest decentralized financial network without fragiling it. He also attempted to answer individuals and groups that...

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Yashu Gola
CCN 44M
Altcoin News

The Venezuelan Government is Forcing Petro Down the Pensioners’ Throats

The Government of Venezuela is reportedly taking pensioners’ bolivars from their accounts and replacing them with their cryptocurrency, the Petro. According to Caracas Chronicles, the elderly residents recently received their monthly pensions in Venezuela’s official currency. Their wallet service, dubbed as Motherland, sent a notification that their accounts were credited with 1,800 Bolivars. However, the

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Noelle Acheson
Coindesk 1H 18M
Exchanges

Coinbase and the Awkwardness of Growing Up

Coinbase's reveal of 31 tokens it's considering listing sparked a flurry of controversy. The strategy makes business sense, but the communication raises questions.Read more ...
John P. Njui
Ethereum World News 2H 34M
Altcoin News

DDEX To Fork the Ox Protocol, Remove ZRX and Name their New Protocol Hydro

After much deliberation, the team at the DDEX decentralized exchange has decided to fork the Ox protocol that is the backbone of the exchange. Tian Li, CEO of DDEX, made the announcement two days ago via a Medium post. Mr. Li praised the efforts of the Ox team in delivering a high quality, useful code […] The post DDEX To Fork the Ox Protocol, Remove ZRX and Name their New Protocol Hydro appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Melanie Kramer
CCN 2H 34M
Altcoin News

Waves Surges into Top 20 Coins as Wider Crypto Market Stumbles

Since the end of November, the Waves coin (WAVES) has bucked a market trend and risen in price by over 150%. The cryptocurrency has not only risen to a price, at the time of writing, of $2.49 per coin but as bitcoin price falls, WAVES value against bitcoin (BTC) is also growing. The Waves cryptocurrency

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Nick Chong
NewsBTC 3H 33M
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Bomb Threats Strike Hong Kong After Debacle In U.S., Canada

Over the past 72 hours, bomb threats attempting to extort Bitcoin (BTC) from business owners and governmental agencies have taken the world by storm, affecting thousands across Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand. Although the threats have begun to recede from the limelight in the western world, the issue may only be getting started across...

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John P. Njui
Ethereum World News 3H 34M
Altcoin News

BTI Report: Only Binance and Bitfinex Exchanges Are Not Falsifying Trade Volume Data

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI), has released its December 2018 Exchange Volumes Report. The report goes on to state taht only two out of twenty five top cryptocurrency exchanges are actually reporting accurate trade volume. These two exchanges are Bitfinex and Binance. The rest of the exchanges are involved in wash trading that inflates their trade […] The post BTI Report: Only Binance and Bitfinex Exchanges Are Not Falsifying Trade Volume Data appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Akash Girimath
AMBCrypto 4H 19M
Analysis

Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Crestfallen coin loses all hope as it breaks yet another support

Bitcoin [BTC] is in a grim stage as the prices have not stopped bleeding and are collapsing to lows that were last seen in mid-2017. The current market cap of Bitcoin is at $56 billion with the 24-hour trading volume hovering at $4.12 billion. The 24-hour volume for Bitcoin shows a negative 2.04% change in […]

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Alan Wass
CCN 4H 24M
Regulation

French Financial Watchdog Blacklists More Cryptocurrency Websites

The French financial watchdog, the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF), has blacklisted four more cryptocurrency websites in their ongoing mission to stamp out unauthorized crypto firms. As news of riots in France batter the world news, the AMF is also using strong-arm tactics to keep then nation’s crypto sector honest and in-check with their latest move.

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Janet F. Sanchez
Coinnounce.com 5H 53M
#Bitcoin

1.3 million Bitmain S9 miners turned off: Bitcoin Mining no longer profitable

Published on Coinnounce With the hash rate of Bitcoin network falling by more than 30% in the last one month which represent 1.3 million Bitmain S9 miners which have been turned off as bitcoin mining has become unprofitable in the current bear market as disclosed in a report by Bitmex.   Bitcoin Miners suffering huge losses The massive […] The post 1.3 million Bitmain S9 miners turned off: Bitcoin Mining no longer profitable appeared first on Coinnounce. Read more ...
Alicia P
Altcoin Today 6H 38M
Crypto

Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries

Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries Cryptojacking, the unauthorized use of another’s hardware to minecryptocurrency, has become the biggest cyber threat in many parts of the world, Bloomberg reported Dec. 14. According to research from cyber security research firm Kaspersky Lab, cryptojacking overtook ransomware as the biggest cybersecurity threat particularly in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. In Afghanistan and Ethiopia over one out of four detected malware are… The post Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Joyce Lang
Coinnounce.com 6H 48M
#Ethereum

Ethereum Miners are the best targets for Hackers, ETH mining is not profitable

Published on Coinnounce Down by 94% from its ATH, and currently trading at $87, Ethereum ETH mining has become a nightmare for miners. ETH mining is not only non-profitable but Ethereum miners are the best targets for crypto hackers according to a new report by ZDNet. These crypto hackers are using a new way to steal your Ethereum […] The post Ethereum Miners are the best targets for Hackers, ETH mining is not profitable appeared first on Coinnounce. Read more ...
Aayush Jindal
NewsBTC 7H 33M
Analysis

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: Upsides in ETH Remains Capped Near $98

Key Highlights ETH price declined recently and traded towards the $80-81 support area against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $84 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair may continue to move higher, but it could face sellers near the...

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Alicia P
Altcoin Today 7H 43M
Blockchain

Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep

Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep A Intrapreneur from financial services giant Barclays has expressed the idea that blockchains should be built with regulatory compliance in mind, tech news website The Next Web (TNW) reported Dec. 14. Speaking at a Hard Fork Decentralized event, Barclays’ Julian Wilson stated that when building blockchains, developers need to “reconfigure our… The post Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Jamie Redman
Bitcoin.com 8H 4M
Technology & Security

BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps

On Friday, Dec. 14, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg announced his new project Openswap, a fork of the Electron Cash client that features atomic swap functionality. Lundeberg’s been working on the Openswap software for months and the tool can perform swaps between bitcoin cash (BCH) and BTC in a trustless fashion. Also read: Markets Update: Bears […] The post BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Alicia P
Altcoin Today 8H 13M
Adoption

Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO

Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO The CEO of crypto merchant platform BitPay Stephen Pair stated that speculation on future adoption drives Bitcoin’s (BTC) price more than “actual utility,” in an interview on CNBC Dec. 13. Speaking on the reasons behind Bitcoin’s current value, compared to its historic price highs, Pair told reporters: “A very… The post Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Priyamvada Singh
AMBCrypto 8H 19M
Altcoins

Litecoin [LTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Bear to butcher any hope of green future?

Litecoin [LTC], in the recent days, has undergone progress on the market front as it reclaimed its spot on the seventh position, leaving Bitcoin Cash [BCH] and Bitcoin SV [BSV]. At the time of writing, the token was up by 0.32% wherein it was trading at a price of $23.6, with a market cap equivalent […]

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P. H. Madore
CCN 9H 9M
Bitcoin Crime

Romanian Bitcoin Exchange CEO Helped Launder Stolen Funds: Report

According to a Cluj, Romania-based newspaper, the case of bitcoin exchange executive Vlad Nistor is much deeper than the simple illegal operation of a cryptocurrency firm. Their most recent report on the case speaks to some much more serious allegations as to the behavior of Vlad Nistor. More Details Emerge in Bitcoin Exchange CoinFlux CEO’s

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Melanie Kramer
CCN 10H 29M
Blockchain News

‘Wasteland’ Director’s New Blockchain Gaming Store Signs up 22 Publishers

Co-founded by veteran game developer Brian Fargo, Robot Cache will purportedly be the first blockchain-based digital marketplace for video games. Brian Fargo Launches Blockchain-Based Steam Competitor The PC games platform is set to launch sometime in 2019 but has already signed up 22 publishers and 700 games for its blockchain-based competitor to Steam. Robot Cache

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Priyamvada Singh
AMBCrypto 11H 19M
News

Ripple CEO and IMF Chief agree on “Money itself is changing”

Brad Garlinghouse, the Chief Executive Officer of the leading blockchain firm, Ripple recently responded to IMF Chief Christine Lagarde’s words: Money itself is changing. In his tweet, he wrote that the current global payment system is fractured wherein the digital assets will participate in shaping it anew. He also stated the role of these assets in […]

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Ricardo Carrasco
Bitcoin.com 11H 39M
Regulation

Switzerland to Relax Laws to Accommodate Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Startups

The Swiss government has announced a new legislative approach to blockchain regulation in an official report. The document recognizes the technology as one of the most important recent developments for the financial sector in stimulating the country’s economy. Also read: How Bitcoin Companies can Legally Operate in Switzerland A Swiss Innovation Paradise According to the […] The post Switzerland to Relax Laws to Accommodate Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Startups appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
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