MasterCard has rebranded, as it moves away from the idea of solely being seen as a ‘card’ firm… As a further sign of changing times in the fiat world, MasterCard has today unveiled its brand new logo. A logo that’s deliberately dropped the company’s name from it. MasterCard’s visual identity will now be the two […]CryptoNewsReview.
01/07/2019 / 12:14:45
Although Proof-of-Work (PoW) has proven through Bitcoin to be the most secure mechanism for securing a blockchain, this past year has shown that mining as we know it is not secure. As PoW problems be continuously revealed and amplified over the course of 2018, the value and success of mining has been increasingly contended. When […]The post Is Merge Mining the Solution to Proof-of-Work Woes? appeared first on NullTX.
01/02/2019 / 06:08:40
Crowdfunding platform Patreon is grappling with fiat currency centralization after MasterCard demanded it must block the account of a prominent US author and several others. Spencer: Patreon ‘Axed’ Me Citing an email from the company in August, Robert Spencer, who penned multiple books about countering Jihad and advised law enforcement agencies, said it had “axed” him and he could no longer put contributed funds to any use. “I’ve been axed from Patreon, without explanation, warning orRead MoreThe post Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in ‘Terrible Precedent’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/25/2018 / 17:00:20
The cryptocurrency ecosystem has grown dramatically in just a few years, with the number of crypto markets increasing from 59 in 2013 to over 2,000 today. Looking at historic snapshots of the cryptocurrency markets from Christmases past also shows a significant turnover in the leading altcoins by market cap. Also Read: Report Finds a Strong Relationship […]Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 21:35:03
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Although it has been a sketchy year for crypto in terms of price fluctuations, the number of cryptocurrency ATM machines in the world has doubled in 2018 to over 4,000. Crypto prices might be up and down quicker than a manic depressive, but wider adoption gets closer and closer. The figures come from data publishedCCN
12/23/2018 / 05:55:22
This time last year, the market was abuzz with excitement as CBOE’s XBT futures contracts and CME Group’s bitcoin derivatives products launched for the first time. There is no doubt that BTC futures trading has given some legitimacy to the asset class. Fast forward one year and there has been slow growth due to the […]The post How Have Bitcoin Futures Performed One Year On? appeared first on Bitcoin News.
12/22/2018 / 03:55:14
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A Rio de Janeiro supermarket chain, Oásis Supermercados, is now accepting payment in bitcoin core, bitcoin cash and litecoin. It joins a growing number of Brazilian businesses in construction, ecommerce, hospitality and transport, already taking payment in cryptocurrency. Also read: Pan-African Bitcoin Exchange Kubitx Goes Live, Launches OTC Wallet Shopping the Cryptocurrency Way Beginning Dec. 18, […]Bitcoin News.
12/21/2018 / 20:45:28
Oásis Supermercados, a Brazilian supermarket chain located in Rio de Janeiro, has recently started accepting cryptocurrency payments after asking a local exchange for information, and training its employees on how to do it. According to local news outlet Portal do Bitcoin, the chain’s clients in Rio de Janeiro will now be able to pay forCCN
12/21/2018 / 07:01:57
A blockchain-based online marketplace built on the Ethereum protocol is set to be launched by ecommerce firm Qoo10 on January 1, 2019, Tech in Asia reports. Known as QuuBe, the blockchain-based marketplace comes with a cryptocurrency of its own dubbed the Q*coin. Currently, Q*coins, which are the only accepted means of payment on QuuBe forCCN
12/20/2018 / 21:01:19
The cryptocurrency markets appear poised to post the strongest week of trading in months, with BCH up over 115% since Dec. 16. BTC is also on the cusp of posting its strongest weekly candle since February after breaking above $4,000. Also Read: Russian Parliament Postpones Adoption of Digital Assets Bill BCH Price Doubles in One Week […]The post Markets Update: BCH Up Over 100% in a Week, BTC Breaks Above $4,000 appeared first on Bitcoin News.
12/20/2018 / 16:00:44
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Bitcoin payment processor OpenNode has successfully concluded a seed round. The project has raised $1.25 million with prominent Bitcoin proponent Tim Draper and Draper Associates. OpenNode Seals the Deal OpenNode is a bitcoin payment processor, describing itself as ''the easiest way to accept bitcoin.” The company has announced that it managed to close a $1.25 million seed round with venture capitalist and prominent Bitcoin proponent Tim Draper and Draper Associates. According to the official mediumRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/20/2018 / 16:00:33
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Guess which one the project’s main men are lobbying for… A new industry group by the name of bCommerce, which is committed to promoting the new Bitcoin SV ecosystem, has begun an online poll to chose a logo for the coin created by the split in Bitcoin Cash that took place in mid-November. While bCommerce […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/20/2018 / 08:40:39
CoinSpeakerMajor Game Creator Atari to Roll Out Blockchain Versions of Two Popular Mobile GamesThe blockchain-based versions of the Atari games RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch and Goon Squad will feature the integration of non-fungible tokens.Major Game Creator Atari to Roll Out Blockchain Versions of Two Popular Mobile Games
12/20/2018 / 08:24:47
In a slew of additions and developments, and not unexpectedly, Coinbase has added four more Ethereum tokens. Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) will be added to the Coinbase Professional platform but with some regional restrictions. GNT and DAI will be available in the US, but not New York, in the UK,CCN
12/19/2018 / 00:22:33
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A classic videogaming name is making the jump to blockchain… The brand name Atari went through a period where it was being traded and passed on to companies, who in turn tried to resurrect it and play on videogaming nostalgia. After all, Atari was arguably the first big name in videogames, and certainly the biggest […]The post Remember Atari? Now it’s getting into blockchain gaming appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
12/18/2018 / 11:33:43
It’s the season of giving and many Bitcoin Cash (BCH) advocates will be spending some of their coins on gifts for family and friends this year. With the holidays approaching, we take a look at some of the various methods BCH holders can use to spend peer-to-peer electronic cash. Also read: A Look at Some of […]Bitcoin News.
12/18/2018 / 01:15:25
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Did you know there have been 13 million cryptojacking incidents in 2018? Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab has released data that cryptojacking cases have gone through the roof rising 400% this year alone. Crypto-crime has been one of the most publicized issues in the financial world this year as the popularity of digital currencies hasCCN
12/17/2018 / 09:16:16
On Friday, Openbazaar and Bchd developer, Chris Pacia, revealed a new Bchd project feature currently in the making that would allow for Bitcoin Cash-based bi-directional payment channels. Moreover, in contrast to the Lightning Network, the Bchd developers explained that the team has created an overlay network based on the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS). Also Read: A […]Bitcoin News.
12/17/2018 / 04:35:42
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Remember the WhopperCoin? Nope. Didn’t think so… Before the price of cryptocurrencies underwent their steady decline throughout 2018, an abundance of big names were getting interested as prices rocketed in 2017. And one of those was Burger King. Back in the summer of 2017, it’s pretty much forgotten that Burger King launched what was called […]The post Whatever happened to Burger King’s own official cryptocurrency? appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
12/14/2018 / 16:09:34
A native asset and a non-native asset have taken part in the industry’s maiden atomic swap of its kind… By Manoj Sharma for CNR The TenX Summit witnessed an industry first last week. It happened when a developer’s group from a TenX research and development lab, CoBIoX, showcased an atomic swap between a native asset, […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/14/2018 / 08:58:07
CoinSpeakerCoinone Launches New Remittance App Utilizing Ripple’s xCurrentCoinone Transfer has launched its remittance app called Cross which will use Ripple’s xCurrent to ensure speedy cross-border payments.Coinone Launches New Remittance App Utilizing Ripple’s xCurrent
12/12/2018 / 08:47:44
The market valuation of ERC20 tokens and low volume crypto have started to fall below the $100 million mark amidst an intense market sell-off and increasing regulatory pressure from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). VeChain, Bytecoin, Bitcoin Diamond, ICON, and Qtum have fallen the most against the U.S. dollar in the past 12The post Market Cap of Crypto Tokens Fall Under $100M, Struggling to be Relevant appeared first on CCN
12/11/2018 / 15:23:14
As cryptocurrency prices continue to tumble, some blockchain projects may disappear into the digital dust while others forge on with product development that will lead to ease of use and greater adoption. 0x Instant – Crypto Transfers Simplified Standardization of payment platforms and cross compatibility between them is one issue that needs to be addressed...NewsBTC.
12/11/2018 / 09:00:39
Over the past 24 hours, the prices of both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) have fallen by more than three percent against the U.S. dollar. The cryptocurrency market experienced an abrupt $4 billion drop in its valuation, by just about 3.5 percent. While major cryptocurrencies struggled to demonstrate signs of a potential corrective rally, smallThe post Bitcoin and Ethereum Drop 3%, is the Bottom Still in Sight? appeared first on CCN
12/11/2018 / 05:24:57
Mastercard, the company who have gone through the entire process of laughing, fighting, and then embracing Bitcoin (and then attacking it again), have applied for another new patent in the blockchain space. Their last one was in regards to — we’re not making this up — a fractional reserve crypto bank. They describe a novelThe post Mastercard Applies For New Patent for Anonymous Blockchain Transactions – A Regulated Bitcoin Tumbler? appeared first on CCN
12/10/2018 / 18:12:26
Within hours of announcing it was looking into a whole host of new altcoin additions to its exchange, Coinbase went ahead and added support for four of them. Just not the one most were expecting. Only a few hours after blogging about 30 cryptocurrencies it was considering adding to its exchange and wallet, Coinbase – […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/10/2018 / 08:23:01
On December 8, within 15 minutes, the Ethereum price increased by more than 15 percent against the US dollar. Several traders expected Ethereum (ETH) to experience a short-term corrective rally after it dropped to a yearly low at around $82. A Local Bottom Prior to its price drop, a prominent technical analyst with an online aliasThe post Ethereum Recovers 15% Within Minutes, is it Demonstrating Oversold Conditions? appeared first on CCN
12/08/2018 / 19:01:54
Over the last 24 hours, the Bitcoin price has experienced a seven percent recovery from $3,210 to $3,433, avoiding a further drop below the $3,000 support level. Many traders expected Bitcoin (BTC) to rebound from the $3,000 to $3,300 range because the $3,000 support level has shown strength throughout the past two weeks. Ethereum (ETH)The post Bitcoin Avoids Large Drop Below $3,000 With 7% Recovery, Trend Reversal? appeared first on CCN
12/08/2018 / 15:27:55
In today’s Chatter Report, we explore the different ways crypto influencers have been responding to the low prices of 2018. Some are unfazed like Anthony Pompliano, who still believes that bitcoin is the best performing asset. Others are reassuring like Andreas Antonopoulos, who has been busy addressing concerns about bitcoin being in a death spiral. The rest […]Bitcoin News.
12/05/2018 / 10:15:55
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On Tripio, a blockchain-based hotel booking platform, Binance Coin (BNB) users are now able to book 450,000 hotels and residential accommodations using the BNB crypto token. On December 4, Tripio officially announced a strategic partnership with Binance to enable more than 10 million active users in the Binance ecosystem to utilize BNB as one ofCCN
12/04/2018 / 21:53:58
Startup Atomicpay.io announced the beta launch of its cryptocurrency payment gateway on Dec. 3, with support for six different digital assets. The payment processor eliminates third parties and allows merchants to accept cryptocurrencies in a noncustodial fashion. Also read: US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins Developers Launch Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway The private beta version of Atomicpay will be […]Bitcoin News.
12/04/2018 / 16:40:13
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CoinSpeaker 4 Ways Ecommerce Businesses Can Use FacebookSurvival in today’s competitive marketplace requires more than just running a functional store. Merchants must brand their businesses to distinguish them from “the pack.” Check out how Facebook can help you build brand awareness.4 Ways Ecommerce Businesses Can Use Facebook
12/04/2018 / 10:45:33
With a few weeks still left in 2018, the total Bitcoin trading volume for the year has already crossed $2 trillion. Many countries have also seen record BTC trading volume at different points of the year with more everyday people seemingly adopting the popular cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Trading up 61 Percent Since 2017 This volume of trade is especially profound given the tirade of criticism from vocal naysayers who continue to engage in Bitcoin bashing. AccordingRead MoreThe post Bitcoin Trading Volume Exceeds $2 Trillion in 2018 Despite Year-Long Bear Market appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/02/2018 / 18:00:06
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are here to stay despite the current bear market, says Jeff Sprecher, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange and CEO of its parent company, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). When asked about the plunging crypto market values, Sprecher said as an exchange operator, it’s not his place to opine about prices. However, he’s confidentCCN
11/29/2018 / 14:50:02
CoinSpeakerShould PayPal and Apple Pay Be Afraid of Amazon Pay?Amazon Pay surges in popularity on merchant websites. Financials host Jason Moser believes PayPal and Apple Pay have clear tech advantages and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, thinks that Amazon's familiarity gives it an advantage as more consumers adopt digital wallets.Should PayPal and Apple Pay Be Afraid of Amazon Pay?
11/29/2018 / 10:35:52
Riggs Eckelberry is the CEO of OriginClear, a company which provides water treatment solutions, and Chairman of WaterChain, a token project which works to crowdsource water funding in an effort to alleviate suffering as a result of the ongoing global water crisis, which isn’t scheduled to get any better as populations increase. In a recentCCN
11/28/2018 / 00:38:33
Despite the constant price crashes, people still seemingly trust crypto over plastic. New data suggests that daily bitcoin transfers are close to overtaking MasterCard’s. People Don’t Care About Low Prices Bitcoin has been performing poorly over the past few weeks. Following an extended period of hovering between $6,300 and $6,500, the currency began experiencing regular...Live Bitcoin News.
11/27/2018 / 05:30:32
CoinSpeakerAmazon Further Targets Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Aggressively Promoting Its Payment SystemTo dominate the retail world, e-commerce giant Amazon is persuading brick-and-mortar merchants to accept its mobile payments system Amazon Pay.Amazon Further Targets Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Aggressively Promoting Its Payment System
11/26/2018 / 12:21:05
Mike Novogratz, the chief executive officer of Galaxy Investment Partners, recently discussed the challenges of building a cryptocurrency investment firm in the 2018 bear market. But the former Goldman Sachs partner predicts that institutional demand for cryptocurrencies will drive the start of a new bull trend in 2019. Also Read: Snowden: “Large Population” Believes in Bitcoin […]Bitcoin News.
11/26/2018 / 11:30:00
With a daily transaction volume of over $8 billion, Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to overtake Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the world, in volume. On October 30, Mastercard released its financial results of the third quarter of 2018. Year-to-date, the credit card company has processed around $4.4 trillion. On a dailyCCN
11/24/2018 / 16:13:19
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