Ethereum incubator Consensys is to cut 50 to 60 percent of its employees. The blockchain software company has already laid off 13 percent of its workforce in order to survive the bear market. According to one source, lack of product, wild ideas and an inability to sell technologies has made Consensys’ position financially precarious. As a result, Consensys […]Bitcoin News.
12/21/2018 / 10:45:48
Bloomberg co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief, Matt Winkler has likened speculation-driven bitcoin price movements to the dotcom boom of the mid to late 1990s, comparing the excuses given by investors for irrational market optimism at that time to the reasons given by modern day cryptocurrency speculators. Speaking to Emily Chang on Bloomberg Technology, Winkler explained that cryptocurrency investorsThe post ''Investors Carried Out Mental Gymnastics to Justify Bitcoin Prices” – Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief appeared first on CCN
12/17/2018 / 22:43:28
The path of least resistance is clear and as long as prices are trading below $4,700 then we could see further declines towards $3,000 or lower. But even as analysts and investors track price, the survival of Bitcoin conjures memories of the dot com bubble. It did burst; birthing Amazon and Google, companies that wield...The post BTC/USD Price Analysis: Bitcoin Moving in a $400 Range with Resistance at $4,700 appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/24/2018 / 02:00:56
CryptoOracle partner Lou Kerner believes that Bitcoin should be viewed in the same light as Amazon after the dot-com bubble of the late 90s. Some Very Humble Beginnings In May 1997, Amazon went public at roughly $18 a share. The stock did very well, and by the end of 1998, Amazon shares were selling for...Live Bitcoin News.
11/23/2018 / 22:30:48
Lou Kerner, partner at venture capital firm CryptoOracle, admitted that investing in Bitcoin is not for the faint of heart, but that there are rewards for those who maintain a longer investment horizon. With fear taking over many cryptocurrency investors in recent days, Kerner likened the current momentum to the dot-com bubble in the late...The post CryptoOracle’s Kerner: Bitcoin Is the ''Greatest Store of Value Ever Created” appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/22/2018 / 18:30:57
Published on CoinnounceTobacco shops in France will start selling bitcoin coupons from 1st January 2019. Thousands of shops called ‘Tabacs’ will be working as bitcoin stores throughout France. Adoption rising, despite the market fall The cryptocurrency market is experiencing the worst days of the year with bitcoin falling up to $4000, still, the adoption of both […]Coinnounce.
11/22/2018 / 08:50:46
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When it comes to explaining this never-ending bear market, positive affirmations seem to be the rationale du jour. Here’s another ''HODL on FFS” theory that forecasts the eventual crypto-boom by drawing comparisons between the Dot-com era and the nascent blockchain industry. Crypto = Dot-com Era? Benedict Evans, a partner at Andreessen Horowitz, recently tweeted that “crypto today” is nearly identical to the internet in 1993 and 1999. Evans went on to explain that in theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/01/2018 / 04:00:46
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The Zcash Foundation is partnering with an ethereum startup on a project that could boost interoperability across the crypto ecosystem.
10/30/2018 / 11:59:06
Head-to-head, blockchain-based challenges come to Dota 2 with the FirstBlood dApp that allows players to wager 1ST tokens. It’s fascinating when two new technologies come together. The rise of eSports has been nothing short of phenomenal, and one of the most popular titles is Dota 2. Over the course of the last 8 years, this...Live Bitcoin News.
10/25/2018 / 03:30:11
Since Bitcoin’s infant years, the cryptocurrency industry has been likened to the earliest stages of the internet’s development on a variety of platforms. This eerie comparison has only become more apparent, with a leading crypto investor recently pointing out that the long-term prospectives of this nascent space could be bolstered by the current sell-off, which...The post Dotcom Bubble Burst May Have Been Necessary; What About Crypto? appeared first on NewsBTC.
10/22/2018 / 07:56:57
Melonport co-founder Reto Trinkler is joining an increasingly crowded field with the launch of Agora Trade, a decentralized crypto exchange.
10/04/2018 / 12:59:40
Even with so many positive developments happening in the cryptocurrency space lately, the market condition is still very much in survival mode. The total crypto market cap sits at just over $200 billion – down more than 75 percent from its ATH of $835.6 billion in early January of this year. In February, the market...Live Bitcoin News.
09/14/2018 / 04:00:35
Cryptocurrency have finally shrugged off naysayer comparisons to the dotcom boom after markets lost more value than the crash of 2000. ‘Very Likely A Winner Takes All Market’ As Bloomberg reported September 12 following another day of declines, especially concentrated in altcoin markets, the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index now reads 80 percent lower than at all-time highs around December last year. This beats the Nasdaq Composite Index’s decline after the dotcom bubble burstRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/13/2018 / 18:00:34
As Bitcoin ranges in the $6,000-7,000 range and regains its market dominance, many altcoins are being pushed to their year-to-date lows which is resulting in an overwhelmingly bearish market sentiment. Due to the negative market sentiment, mainstream media outlets have been quick to liken the 2018 crypto crash to the dot-com bubble burst in 2000....NewsBTC.
09/12/2018 / 22:00:29
The cryptocurrency market crossed an unwelcome milestone on Wednesday, as it not only fell to a year-to-date low but also surpassed the Nasdaq Composite Index’s 78 percent peak-to-trough decline in the throes of the dotcom bubble that kicked off the new millennium. Cryptocurrency Decline Now Worse Than Dotcom Bubble Following a fresh rout this week,CCN
09/12/2018 / 12:41:43
Since the dawn of the Silk Road and the myriad of darknet markets (DNM) that followed, it’s been a cat and mouse game between law enforcement and DNM vendors and users. Also read: Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System Operation Bayonet For a while, after the Silk Road was taken down it […]Bitcoin News.
09/08/2018 / 17:00:47
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Critics of crypto often talk down on this asset class due to its volatile nature and price instability/unpredictability, however, in countries prone to economic instability, crypto assets can prove to be a safe haven in periods of rampant inflation and flawed monetary policy. Crypto — An Unexpected Safe Haven In Times Of Economic Distress The citizens...NewsBTC.
09/04/2018 / 12:30:01
A cryptocurrency trading firm and its principal have been fined as well as banned from any future trading in digital assets in a case filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In the landmark case targeting Cabbage Tech aka Coin Drop Markets and the firm’s principal, Patrick K. McDonnell, the New York Eastern DistrictThe post ‘Vicious’ Crypto Fraudster Fined $1.1 Million, Slapped with Lifetime Trading Ban appeared first on CCN
08/24/2018 / 23:57:54
Germany is considering a possibility to launch an independent payment system free of the US which may become a very positive move for Bitcoin, CoinSpeaker.
08/24/2018 / 11:32:06
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Entrepreneur and MegaUpload creator Kim Dotcom has repeated his belief in Bitcoin over fiat currency, telling fans directly to “buy cryptocurrency.” Dotcom: Crash ‘Is Coming 100 Percent’ In a series of tweets August 12, Dotcom, whose Bitcache project incorporates a Bitcoin wallet, warned over US national debt and the need to avoid the dollar. “Trust me. Buy crypto and gold. Your USD will become worthless. With US economic collapse all old money currencies will crash,”Read MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/15/2018 / 05:00:33
Kim Dotcom, the German-Finnish entrepreneur and the creator of Mega, has publicly stated that gold and crypto are better long-term investments than the US dollar. In a recent statement, Dotcom said: “Trust me. Buy crypto and gold. Your USD will become worthless. With US economic collapse all old money currencies will crash. Times will get...NewsBTC.
08/14/2018 / 10:45:11
Kim Dotcom, Megaupload creator, pirate and Bitcoin enthusiast, has warned Americans and those further afield that an ''economic collapse” is near, and investing in crypto is the answer. Writing on Twitter, Dotcom explained that US Government debt is snowballing and, in order to stay afloat, citizens should trade their dollars in for gold and Bitcoin. […]The post Kim Dotcom: ''Invest in Bitcoin before USD becomes toilet paper” appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
08/13/2018 / 12:22:19
Controversial Internet pirate and bitcoin advocate Kim Dotcom is urging everyone to invest in gold and bitcoin because the U.S. government is adding $1 trillion to its debt every year, which will never be paid. The debt will destroy the U.S. and create a global economic collapse, Dotcom argued in a tweet. 1 TRILLION DOLLARSCCN
08/12/2018 / 20:15:22
Co-founder of Google and President of Alphabet, Sergey Brin, revealed he is mining Ethereum with his son at a summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson on July 8. The panel also spoke on the potential of zero-knowledge proofs which underlie the privacy option of Zcash. Blockchain is a ''Tremendous Opportunity” Sergey Brin, who has an...NewsBTC.
07/09/2018 / 12:00:24
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In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories from various corners of the world. In Malta the parliament has enacted three crypto bills into law, in Bermuda the authorities want to create a new type of crypto friendly banks, and in New Zealand Kim Dotcom has lost his extradition appeal. Also Read: Get […]Bitcoin News.
07/05/2018 / 13:20:39
As an artificial intelligence (AI) bot team developed by Elon Musk’s non-profit AI research company OpenAI defeated a professional team at Dota 2, one of the most popular online video games internationally, technology experts have started to express optimism about the progress that is being made in the AI and machine learning industry. Win of […]
07/01/2018 / 16:00:59
Polkadot developer Robert Habermeier has become the latest cryptocurrency developer to win a prestigious fellowship from the Thiel Foundation, which was founded by PayPal co-founder and bitcoin bull Peter Thiel. Every year, the Thiel Foundation 20 to 25 entrepreneurs under the age of 23 and awards them $100,000 over a two-year period. The foundation encourages its fellowsCCN
06/24/2018 / 19:55:41
Many of those invested and interested in the cryptocurrency markets were around for the rise and fall of the Dot-com era and birth of the widespread public internet. The Dot-com bubble burst is constantly being used in arguments that cryptocurrency will suffer the same fate, bringing the markets to a crashing close. Are we early to the party, or just in line for disappointment? Boom And Bust It is safe to say that anyone who hasRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
06/18/2018 / 09:00:10
Taking a page from the CEO of JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon’s, book, Sabeer Bhatia, the founder of internet giant Hotmail.com, has explained why he isn’t fond of cryptocurrencies, even going so far as to call them a ‘fraud.’ Bhatia on Cryptocurrencies Despite the fact that cryptocurrencies and associated blockchain technology are having an increasingly large impact on...NewsBTC.
06/13/2018 / 21:30:15
The website Rapture Market has been down for well over a week for users who frequent the darknet, causing concern that another DNM has committed an exit scam. Currently, the market’s customers and some vendors are freaking out as the online marketplace was gaining in popularity and enjoying solid ratings with decent uptime. However, Rapture […]Bitcoin News.
05/24/2018 / 04:40:51
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Parity Technologies has “no intention to split the Ethereum chain” over a dispute involving more than $320 million worth of ETH that has been frozen for months due to a bug in a multi-signature wallet smart contract library, the company said in a statement. In the statement, which was attributed to Parity co-founders Jutta Steiner … ContinuedThe post Parity Has ‘No Intention’ to Split Ethereum over $320 Million in Frozen ETH appeared first on CCN
04/26/2018 / 15:25:37
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