Since its debut, the Magical Crypto Friends show has been about busting scams and promoting the small block philosophy. However, the November 2018 episode (the thirteenth in succession) is surprisingly serious and presents the four Bitcoinists reaching points of disagreement. Also, the amount of time spent slamming ICO platforms or BTC forks is uncharacteristically small, […]Crypto Insider.
11/20/2018 / 18:45:20
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From buzzword to industry-disrupting technology, blockchain technology continues to a significant topic of interest around the world. Even with the current decline in the cryptocurrency market, major corporations still seem intent on investing in the emerging technology. Blockchain Technology Isn’t Going Away Writing for Forbes, Yoav Vilner says that the prevailing consensus is that blockchain...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 18:00:05
What do Bitcoin and communism have in common? Huobi. The world’s third largest digital assets exchange has set up a Communist Party committee via its $2.9 million-subsidiary, Beijing Lianhuo Information Service, reported the South China Morning Post. The decision comes under the garb of a political charter given by the Chinese Communist Party to local enterprises. According...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 17:00:13
Published on CoinnounceAfter a total ban on cryptocurrencies, India may now decide to draft a regulation for cryptocurrency operations in the country. Indian cryptocurrency companies took the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) to the supreme court of the country for banning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and prohibiting banks to deal with any crypto related activities. Panel […]The post India to regulate cryptocurrencies: Is a bull market foreseen? appeared first on Coinnounce.
11/20/2018 / 16:51:32
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It seems as if the end may be near when it comes to determining regulations, or even some semblance of clarity, for cryptocurrencies in India. This comes after months of delays, controversial statements, and, of course, the infamous ban. According to Quartz India, next month could see the government present its draft cryptocurrency regulations. This is...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 16:00:41
The BCH hash wars have left very little room for reasonable fact-based debates. As it turns out, the two combating factions, ABC and SV really like to make use of appeal to authority. It’s a little logical fallacy which fools short-sighted investors – otherwise why would anyone bother to use it? On one side, we […]The post Jimmy Song proves Faketoshi’s signature is (unsurprisingly) fake appeared first on Crypto Insider.
11/20/2018 / 15:50:42
CoinSpeakerIndia Ready to Announce Its Stance on CryptocurrenciesAfter years of ambiguity, the Indian government might finally reveal a regulatory draft for the cryptocurrency sector in the country before the turn of the year. India Ready to Announce Its Stance on Cryptocurrencies
11/20/2018 / 13:15:16
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The government of India may provide clarity on cryptocurrency regulation as soon as next month with a new draft bill now in the works. Clarity Soon Citing a counter-affidavit issued by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Quartz reports that the country’s government is likely to provide some clarity on the matter of cryptocurrencies sometime in the next two months. The governmental panel working on the issue is reportedly headed by Subhash Chandra Garg – a topRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/20/2018 / 13:00:40
The saying ‘what goes around comes around’ is perhaps the best description of the ‘Whirl’ project. ‘Whirl’ is a consumer crowdfunding solution that aims to finance dreams and obligations while introducing a revolutionary incentive system to encourage giving. It is socially driven and rooted in traditional crowdfunding where people come together to pool resources towards...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 12:39:11
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As Bitcoin (BTC) fell further on Monday, finding itself under $5,000 in a first for 2018, industry savants quickly took to crypto’s side, in spite of the growing bearish sentiment. Surprisingly, a crypto-friendly partner at Washington, D.C.-based Anderson Kill, a centralized law organization, rushed to Bitcoin’s aid faster than many could utter ''HODL.” SEC’s ICO...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 11:30:32
Token development platform seeks to launch Ethereum like Blockchain with increased speed, low development costs, and improved security. With the rise in popularity of the Blockchain, more companies are becoming eager to break into the market with their own technology and proprietary cryptocurrency. However, savvy entrepreneurs no longer rush into issuing tokens and launching ICOs...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 10:55:19
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After years of ambiguity, the Indian government might, at last, reveal a regulatory draft for the cryptocurrency sector in the country before the turn of the year. A panel tasked by India’s finance ministry to regulatory norms and guidelines for domestic cryptocurrency trading and the blockchain industry is set lay bare its draft next month,The post India to [Finally] Draft Cryptocurrency Regulations in December: Report appeared first on CCN
11/20/2018 / 09:11:54
By now our readers are aware that the crypto market has been on a downhill slope the past few weeks, and the whole year, really, going from the highs of the end of last year now to new 2018 low below $5,000. What our readers may not have learned yet, however, is that the jobCCN
11/20/2018 / 08:50:02
Beijing Lianhuo Information Service, a subsidiary of virtual currency exchange platform, Huobi, recently created its Communist Party Committee. Huobi becomes the first Chinese cryptocurrency company to establish a branch of the nation’s Communist Party. First Communist Party Committee by a Chinese Crypto Company According to the South China Morning Post, a subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 03:30:30
Indonesia is the latest country that looks set to benefit from blockchain technology. Its Jakarta Futures Exchange is partnering with two Australian platforms to develop a more secure and efficient financial solution. It’s no secret that Australia is fully embracing blockchain technology. From assisting in the creation of the world’s first completely blockchain-based bond to...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 02:00:10
Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturers seem destined to be unable to complete their IPOs in 2018. A few days ago, Canaan creative allowed its filing to elapse signaling similar issues with other such companies with ICO plans. 2018 IPO Unlikely In the middle of the year, it seemed all the big Bitcoin mining companies would go...Live Bitcoin News.
11/20/2018 / 00:30:13
After four days of discourse, banter, and endless rivers of salt, a number of crypto exchanges have declared that Bitcoin ABC (ABC), Roger Ver and Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu’s preferred Bitcoin Cash client, will officially obtain the ''BCH” crown, instead of Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre’s Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (SV). Kraken, Huobi Crown Winner in...NewsBTC.
11/19/2018 / 23:00:40
After a modest attempt to clamber into the green zone yesterday, BTC today has dipped below $5,000, with major altoins seeing over 10 percent losses on the day
11/19/2018 / 21:17:00
According to the chief executive of a global design software giant, blockchain-based technology can bring an opportunity to substantially reduce the corruption in the construction industry, while also decreasing the lack of trust between different players. ‘Corruption in the Construction Industry is Not Uncommon’ Speaking to journalists at the Autodesk University event held in Las...Live Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 21:00:38
Genesis Mining has made a name for itself in the crypto industry as one of the leading, and a reliable mining contracts provider. While the platform has got a strong following of crypto-miners, enthusiasts, and professionals, it is also known to take initiatives towards creating awareness about cryptocurrencies, their underlying blockchain technology, cryptocurrency mining and...NewsBTC.
11/19/2018 / 17:09:54
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A broad selling action in the cryptocurrency market today saw ICO coins losing 15 to 20 percent of their value. And the sentiment is likely to extend thanks to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The U.S. regulator at the beginning of this month charged the founder of a decentralized exchange (DEX) EtherDelta on...NewsBTC.
11/19/2018 / 17:00:39
Bitcoin’s main network implementation of the Lightning Network has recently reached a new all-time capacity high, passing 4,000 nodes for the very first time. 333 BTC Capacity The so-called “second layer” payment protocol which operates on top of the existing Bitcoin network, the Lighting Network (LN), has recently surged in capacity of more than 333...Live Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 15:00:52
Speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin, Tim Draper reaffirmed his earlier statement that the price of bitcoin will reach $250,000. He believes this threshold will be attained either by 2022 or 2023. The price of bitcoin has dropped by about ten percent since I began writing this article a few hours ago. Nevertheless, let’s […]The post Draper’s Bullish Prediction: $250k Bitcoin by 2022 appeared first on Crypto Insider.
11/19/2018 / 14:30:11
Bears hit the cryptocurrency market today, and Ethereum was among the most severe casualties. The world’s third largest cryptocurrency erased as much as $2.25 billion from its market cap. Meanwhile, its value plunged 12 percent from an intraday high at $177 to $155.60 – its new intraday low – within a few hours, according to aggregated...The post Ethereum Plunges 12%: Will ICOs Continue to Drag ETH Down? appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/19/2018 / 12:05:57
As institutional investors enter the market, it’s vital that they set aside their dollar-centric valuation models and recognize that value is a different concept in the crypto world.
11/19/2018 / 09:00:43
Fancy your DNA being on the blockchain? Technology startup Nebula Genomics is offering customers a new deal that includes free genome sequencing for its new blockchain-based genetic marketplace. How Does It All Work? The process seems relatively simple. Customers interested in taking part provide the company with some health-based information to get the process started....The post Want Your DNA on the Blockchain? This Company Does, Too… appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 01:00:05
From being accused of operating an exit scam to recently raising millions in their first round of funding, KuCoin has come a long way in just a few months. The cryptocurrency exchange, which is based in Singapore, has previously been suspected by some of being a scam due to a misunderstanding relating to the location...The post KuCoin Exchange Raises $20 Million in First Round of Funding appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/18/2018 / 23:00:57
After the mid-week market sell-off, markets are today seeing a flush of green, and Ripple continues its ascent upwards
11/18/2018 / 17:15:00
Mainstream media, renowned economists and other crypto critics have killed Bitcoin more than 300 times since its launch. But the digital currency always come back from the dead. Every bitcoin crash from the past has witnessed a surge in crypto-doomsday theories. As a relatively new market, BTC charts do not behave like any conventional asset...The post In 2017 Bitcoin Went From $5.5k to $19k in 33 Days, Not Impossible in 2019 appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/18/2018 / 17:00:31
Unfortunately, as cryptocurrencies capitulated throughout the week, losing upwards of 15-20% of their value, so did the news cycle. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom, as there were still a handful of developments indicating that the crypto and blockchain industry is far from dead in the water. Amun Launches Bitcoin, Ether, XRP ETP In...The post Crypto Week In Review: Bitcoin ETP Launches In Switzerland, KuCoin Scores $20M appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/18/2018 / 14:54:34
It’s been a pretty hectic week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the infamous Bitcoin Cash hash war has unfolded. Overall, the cryptocurrency economy has lost billions since our last markets update, with the entire market worth roughly $188 billion on Sunday, Nov. 18. Also read: Cryptocurrency ATM Growth Spikes Exponentially to 4,000 Machines Worldwide Riding […]Bitcoin News.
11/18/2018 / 14:40:43
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An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Trading on Six Swiss Exchange The Financial Times reported on Friday that Switzerland’s Six […]Bitcoin News.
11/18/2018 / 06:55:41
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The recent crash in the crypto market has led Wall Street investors to slash their Bitcoin price prediction by half. Tom Lee, the co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, lowered his year-end expectations to $15,000 from $25,000. Lee’s prediction came after BTC broke below its so-called bottom at $6,000. Before the crash, the said level was...NewsBTC.
11/17/2018 / 12:00:04
The U.K. needs to take the lead in ''fostering innovation” in the crypto space, according to the chair of CryptoUK, who suggested Bitcoin has the potential to change global institutions. No Reason Why It Can’t That’s according to Iqbal V. Gandham, managing director of eToro. He’s also chair of the UK Cryptocurrency Association (CryptoUK). In a report...Live Bitcoin News.
11/17/2018 / 03:00:55
Three international financial institutions are looking into the benefits of using distributed ledger technology (DLT) to improve cross-border payment processes. Traditional cross-border payments can be expensive. While financial institutions may stand to benefit by charging fees and commissions, it tends to be the consumers, who are forced to pay these fees, that suffer. In some...Live Bitcoin News.
11/17/2018 / 01:00:46
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During his 50-minute Crypto Insider interview, ETC DEV Team’s Donald McIntyre has been candid and open about his views on immutability. In the first part, he revealed that his advocacy within the original Ethereum crew has always been for a permissionless, immutable, and truly decentralized blockchain. When he made the switch to the Classic side, […]The post Interview: Donald McIntyre (ETC DEV Team) on the Ethereum Classic roadmap, Orbita sidechains, and Vitalik appeared first on Crypto Insider.
11/16/2018 / 17:30:39
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To the chagrin of Craig Wright and his camp, it has become increasingly apparent that Jihan Wu, Roger Ver, and their compatriots at Bitcoin ABC have taken a leading position in the Bitcoin Cash ''Civil War.” So, after weeks, if not months of trash talking, crypto’s most recent shouting match has begun to come to a screeching...The post BCH Tussle: Bitcoin ABC May Reign Supreme over Craig Wright’s ''Satoshi Vision” appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/16/2018 / 17:00:23
Central bank-issued digital currencies have somewhat become a widely discussed topic, as more and more countries begin exploring them. However, according to a board member of the European Central Bank, they won’t be issued within the next decade. ECB on Central Bank Digital Currencies A board member of EU’s Central Bank Benoit Coeure shared his...Live Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 17:00:22
The BBIA will provide the UK industry with a ''clear voice informed and enabled by industry.” UK blockchain companies will be receiving newfound support in the form of The British Blockchain Industry Association (BBIA): a new company formed by the nonprofit advocacy organisation BBA. In a release published today, the BBIA describes itself as ''an association fully […]The post New British Blockchain Industry Association launched to give a ''clear voice” to UK businesses appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
11/16/2018 / 16:03:54
In Friday’s edition of The Daily, we look at Bitsane’s decision to list tether (USDT) and trade it against the euro. We also cover two other recent announcements in the crypto-space. Digital asset trading platform Covesting is launching operations in Gibraltar, where it has obtained a distributed ledger technology license. And Swissone, a Zug-based digital […]Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 12:45:20
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Crypto wallet users in Japan may have to reveal their identities as the country’s top financial watchdog prepares a law for it. The Financial Services Agency (FSA) on Monday revealed its plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet providers, ItMedia reported. The decision came during a cryptocurrency study group meeting after concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing...The post Japan Wants to Regulate Crypto Wallets, Breach of User Privacy? appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/16/2018 / 12:11:28
Market research conducted by Technavio has predicted that use of blockchain technology in the energy industry will increase between 2019 and 2023. Energy Sector Embracing Blockchain While blockchain technology was invented for facilitating peer-to-peer money transfers, it is finding its use within multiple industries including energy. Technavio, a leading market research company has forecast growing...Live Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 11:00:48
San Francisco and Singapore-based hedge fund Circuit Capital is claiming that bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption is growing, and that the institutional presence in the digital asset arena is stronger than ever. The Price Isn’t So Hot At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency space is undergoing a massive price slump. Bitcoin, for example, is at...Live Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 01:00:35
The Christmas holidays are almost upon us and with it comes the inevitable question ''what do you want for Christmas?” For teens in the United States, it seems two new trends are emerging. They either want V-Bucks for Fortnite or cryptocurrency. That latter part is somewhat surprising, though it also shows the maturity of Bitcoin...Live Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 23:00:12
Coinmine is a new startup that aims to make in-home mining accessible for non-technical users, based in Los Angeles and founded by Farb Nivi and Justin Lambert. The company has reportedly raised about $2 million from VC funds and angel investors such as Coinbase Ventures and Tinder Chief Product Officer Brian Norgard. Also Read: Kucoin […]Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 20:05:32
In spite of adhering to the values of true non-interventionist decentralization, Ethereum Classic is an underdog. The battle of Turing-complete blockchains features more resourceful warriors who, despite choosing governance over immutability, seem to get more traction. This happens, in part, due to the scaling debates and the constant need for decentralized applications to run smoothly. […]The post Interview: Anthony Lusardi (ETC Cooperative) on the uniqueness of Ethereum Classic appeared first on Crypto Insider.
11/15/2018 / 19:50:56
Bloodbath continues with Bitcoin dipping below $5,400 earlier today, Ripple sees slight gains and overtakes Ethereum as number two coin by market cap
11/15/2018 / 18:53:00
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