Elsa Saikkonen
Bitcoinist.com 52M
Altcoin News

XRP Ledger Version 1.2.0 Announced Following JPM Coin FUD Storm

On Feb 13, 2019, Ripple officially announced the release of XRP Ledger version 1.2.0.  The newest version of the ‘decentralized’ peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptographic ledger for XRP storage will boast the automatic detection of censorship attempts in addition to the automatic issuance of warnings. Explains the official announcement: One of the major benefits of decentralized blockchain technologies, such as the XRP Ledger, is censorship resistance. Already highly resistant to censorship attempts, with the release of version 1.2.0 Read More The post XRP Ledger Version 1.2.0 Announced Following JPM Coin FUD Storm appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. Read more ...
Alicia P
Altcoin Today 56M
Crypto

Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange

Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange Liberstad — a private, anarcho-capitalist city in Norway — has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform as its official medium of exchange, according to a press release published on Feb. 12. Founded in 2015, Liberstad is the outcome of the Libertania project, run by the nonprofit… The post Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Jamie Redman
Bitcoin.com 1H 22M
Mining

Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

Last November the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community witnessed a hash war that resulted in a bifurcation of the main chain. The spat saw one of the first examples of the alpha miner strategy and an attempt to truly test Nakamoto consensus. About a week before the fork, a new mining operation was announced called Shark […] The post Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Biraajmaan Tamuly
AMBCrypto 1H 28M
Altcoins

Ethereum [ETH] experiences major drop of 94% in block transactions since last year

The cryptocurrency market has been facing a brutal bearish trend since the turn of the year, with a marginal bullish pump last week on 8 February. Most of the top ten virtual assets have been experiencing major market turmoil but, currencies like Bitcoin and Litecoin have been able to encourage users with the integration of […]

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Nadja Eriksson
Coinnounce.com 2H 21M
#Bitcoin

Top 20 Bitcoin Mining Pools 2019

Published on Coinnounce Before we give you a look into the top 20 Bitcoin Mining Pools in 2019, let us first understand what a Bitcoin Mining Pool is. It can be undoubtedly said that if you are a single Bitcoin miner, it can get quite difficult for you. But, what if you become a part of the Bitcoin […] The post Top 20 Bitcoin Mining Pools 2019 appeared first on Coinnounce. Read more ...
Michael Lavere
Ethereum World News 2H 23M
Ethereum News

Ethereum (ETH) Founder Vitalik Buterin Denies Attack Vector

Ethereum (ETH)–Co-founder of Ethereum and cryptocurrency figurehead Vitalik Buterin has denied rumors that a proposed feature in the upcoming Constantinople hard fork will allow for an attack vector on the ETH currency. Buterin, speaking in... The post Ethereum (ETH) Founder Vitalik Buterin Denies Attack Vector appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Alicia P
Altcoin Today 2H 42M
Altcoin

ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the agency’s request for feedback on Ethereum (ETH)’s mechanics and market. The letter, submitted on Feb. 15, sets forth the exchange’s belief that “the introduction of a… The post ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Wes Messamore
CCN 2H 43M
Crypto

This Chinese Crypto Mining Guru Predicts the Bitcoin Price Will Surge 20,000%

A Chinese crypto mining pool founder predicted that the next bull run would unleash the market’s full potential, enabling the Bitcoin price to ascend to unfathomable heights before the euphoria cools down. Bitcoin Market Cap To $12 Trillion? News 8BTC’s Lylian Teng reports: “Zhu Fa, co-founder of crypto mining pool Poolin, recently made a bullish statement on bitcoin’s price, predicting that bitcoin would surge to new highs at 5 million Chinese yuan (roughly US$740,000).” “From record high above $17,000 to year lows near $3,000, Bitcoin’s year-long turbulence has not discouraged crypto bulls. The operator of the world’s fourth-largest mining pool

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Nick Chong
NewsBTC 2H 57M
Bitcoin

QuadrigaCX Imbroglio Continues: Cotten Mentioned Bitcoin Key Loss In 2014

Since NewsBTC’s last updates on the QuadrigaCX situation, little knowledge has been garnered about the current whereabouts or legitimacy of the exchange’s supposed Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and other digital asset holdings. But, this hasn’t stopped astute industry participants from scouring the web for clues, as victims continue to clamor for their hard-earned funds. Bitcoin Private Key...

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Akash Girimath
AMBCrypto 3H 27M
Analysis

XRP/USD Price Analysis: Prices stagnate as the bears and the bulls continue to brawl

XRP, once the second largest cryptocurrency is now the third largest in terms of market cap on CoinMarketCap. The price of XRP at press time was $0.3079, with a market cap of $12.4 billion. The 24-hour trading volume is low when compared to competing cryptocurrencies and at $412 million, most of the volume for XRP […]

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Christina Comben
Bitcoinist.com 3H 52M
Altcoin News

TomoChain Founder Hits Back at Vitalik – Says Ethereum in for a Tough Year

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin is well-known for dismissing blockchain projects that claim high transaction speeds as “centralized” and unworthy. Long Vuong, founder of TomoChain (TOMO) has fired back with some criticism of his own. TomoChain Offers 1,000TPS Compared to Ethereum’s Double Digits The TomoChain network aims at being a public EVM-compatible blockchain with faster and cheaper transaction fees, among other features and promises. Except it isn’t all just hot air. Their network already boasts transaction Read More The post TomoChain Founder Hits Back at Vitalik – Says Ethereum in for a Tough Year appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. Read more ...
Nick Chong
Ethereum World News 4H 8M
Bitcoin News

China Crypto Mining Kingpin Issues Crazy Prediction: Bitcoin (BTC) To Hit $740,000

$740,000 Bitcoin? Over the years, a number of zealots for the crypto ecosystem have made ambitious price predictions. Presidential candidate hopeful John McAfee, who founded the cybersecurity company that shares his surname, once told CoinTelegraph... The post China Crypto Mining Kingpin Issues Crazy Prediction: Bitcoin (BTC) To Hit $740,000 appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Joshua Tayo
Coindoo 4H 12M
Cryptocurrency News

Major Crypto Mining Manufacturer, Canaan Creative Co-Founder Steps Down From Leadership Role

Canaan Creative, a leading manufacturer of crypto mining equipment has recently lost one of its three co-founders. According to a recent report, one of the company’s co-founder, Xiangfu Liu, has made a tough decision of stepping down from the company’s leadership. Canaan Creative Co-founder Xiangfu Liu Walked Away From his Roles Effective since Jan. 30 […]

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Joyce Lang
Coinnounce.com 4H 16M
#Ethereum Price Analysis

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH going to $130?

Published on Coinnounce Technical Indicators Support Level – $120 Resistance Level – $123 Ethereum price turned bullish and is strongly supported at around $120. There is a bullish pattern line formed with support around $120 on the hourly chart. ETH can face hurdles in between which can pull the price downwards however it is a good amount of […] The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH going to $130? appeared first on Coinnounce. Read more ...
Janet F. Sanchez
Coinnounce.com 4H 21M
#Ethereum Price Analysis

Ethereum Price Analysis: Will ETH get bitten by selllers?

Published on Coinnounce Technical Indicators Support Level – $116 Resistance Level – $125 Ethereum price increased profits and went over the $118 and $120 resistance levels. The price broke over a bearish pattern line with resistance around $117 on the hourly chart. Ethereum tested the resistance around $125 but failed and fell towards $120. Ethereum price is currently […] The post Ethereum Price Analysis: Will ETH get bitten by selllers? appeared first on Coinnounce. Read more ...
Jimmy Aki
CCN 4H 23M
News

This Wall Street Analyst Forecast Tesla’s Dominance. Here’s What He Says Will Shake up the Auto Industry Next.

Adam Jones, Global Auto Analyst at Morgan Stanley, warned that the production of an electric vehicle by either Tesla or Rivian could be bad news for traditional car makers in Detroit. Why? This wildly profitable segment of the vehicle industry is one that auto companies don’t mess around with. Amazon Plunks Down Major Cash to Invest in Tesla Competitor Rivian As CCN reported, Amazon led a $700 million funding round in Tesla rival Rivian Automotive LLC. According to the reports, while GM wasn’t included in the round as previously speculated, analysts expect the automaker to inject funds into Rivian in

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Aakash Athawasya
AMBCrypto 4H 53M
Altcoins

Bitcoin [BTC] developer Jimmy Song lists 3 reasons why Bitcoin SV [BSV] is a “scam”

Bitcoin SV [BSV] has been met with a host of varied opinions from the global cryptocurrency since it emerged three months ago, from being lauded as the true vision of Satoshi, to being called a “dumpster fire,” BSV has seen it all. Recently, Jimmy Song, a developer of the top cryptocurrency Bitcoin [BTC] and author […]

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Joshua Tayo
Coindoo 5H 32M
Cryptocurrency News

FSB New Chairman: Cryptos Could Pose Serious Challenges for Regulators

According to a recent report, the new chairman of Financial Stability Board (FSB) is of the belief that the uprise of crypto-assets could turn out to be a major hindrance for the agency as it plans to review its current frameworks for global financial vulnerability assessment. FSB Framework Review to Commence While giving his inaugural […]

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Greg Thomson
CCN 5H 33M
Crypto

Why the SEC’s ‘ICO Guide’ Paints a Dark Picture for Cryptocurrency in 2019

This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission tweeted out its guidelines for those launching and investing in ICOs, although many would say that over a year on from the peak of the cryptocurrency boom, the guidelines amount to too little, too late. That said, the document still throws up several points of contention, including a rather gloomy outlook for cryptocurrency exchanges – even decentralized ones – and at least one possible violation of the First Amendment on the part of the SEC. Cryptocurrency Promotion: A Knife’s Edge The SEC defines a security as: “A token or offering that promotes the

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Nick Chong
NewsBTC 5H 56M
Crypto

CME’s Duffy: Crypto Needs to Brown-Nose Governments to Succeed

Over the past year, crypto has struggled from a price standpoint. Thus, many investors that are looking to “HODL” have sought the light at the end of the tunnel that is institutional participation. But, one Wall Streeter, who has expressed some semblance of support for Bitcoin, recently claimed that this facet of the ecosystem just...

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Jeffrey Gogo
Bitcoin.com 6H 37M
News

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

A Canadian online drug dealer, snared by an undercover police agent on the dark web, is pleading to be allowed to keep half of the 288 bitcoins that police seized from him as proceeds of crime. With prosecutors seeking a court order to forfeit the crypto stash, worth CAD$1.4 million (US$1.1 million), the 30 year-old […] The post Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Wes Messamore
CCN 6H 53M
Crypto

Someone Please Let Jamie Dimon Know That His New Cryptocurrency is a Fraud

JP Morgan Chase and Co. announced Thursday it would be the first major institutional bank to release its own cryptocurrency. Its new JPM Coin is an almost shockingly impotent reaction to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by the United States’ largest bank. Jamie Dimon Gets a New Toy Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency https://t.co/VciDixDldH — CCN.com (@CryptoCoinsNews) February 14, 2019 JP Morgan says you can now give them a dollar, and they’ll give you a JPM Coin, which you can redeem for your dollar with them any time. So they’re using JPM Coin

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Joshua Tayo
Coindoo 7H 12M
Cryptocurrency News

Coinmama Suffers Major Data Breach

According to a recent report, Coinmama, a crypto exchange which is based in Isreal has experienced a massive data breach which has affected about 450,000 of its clients as their emails and hashed passwords were breached. Coinmama Breached The exchange faced a breach in its security yesterday. Although the company instantly brought this to the […]

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Emilio Janus
Bitcoinist.com 7H 52M
Altcoins

Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies Don’t

Visa and Mastercard are planning to increase transaction fees for US merchants who accept card payments, Reuters reports. The hikes, which come into effect in April 2019, are likely to further damage already the fragile relationship between payment providers and merchants. Fees-Us Christ According to sources, the increases will firstly affect interchange fees, which merchants pay their banks when accepting a card transaction. Fees that the banks pay to Visa and Mastercard for processing payments will also increase, says the report. Read More The post Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies Don’t appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. Read more ...
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