The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has published a survey showing that most central central banks are “proceeding cautiously” on issuing their own digital currencies. Only a handful are planning to do so in the near future, it said. Also read: Coinflex Exchange to Offer Leveraged BCH and BTC Futures 70 Percent of Central Banks Working […]Bitcoin News.
01/08/2019 / 23:10:54
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Despite regulatory uncertainty and banking restriction imposed by the country’s central bank, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange is seeing record trading volumes every month. The CEO of Wazirx told news.Bitcoin.com that the recent uptick in crypto prices has prompted a lot of Indians to start trading again. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]Bitcoin News.
12/26/2018 / 03:01:52
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The creator of altcoin Bitcoin Private (BTCP) was battling accusations his project was a “scam” December 24 after an investigation revealed over 2 million ‘secret’ coins. Coinmetrics: There Are 2.04M ‘Extra’ BTCP BTCP , a so-called “fork merge” of the Bitcoin and ZClassic blockchains, fell 20 percent after research group Coinmetrics published the information Sunday. After analyzing the BTCP blockchain, the company claims, it became apparent an extra 2.04 million coins were mined during itsRead MoreThe post Bitcoin Private (BTCP)…Privately Pre-Mined 2 Million Coins for Its Founders appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/24/2018 / 09:00:03
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong becomes the first crypto entrepreneur to join billionaire-backed charity program The Giving Pledge founded by Warren Buffet and Bill Gates
12/21/2018 / 14:16:00
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
Kenyan health services provider Health Land Spa has started taking BTC and other cryptocurrencies as a means of payment with a view to increasing accountability and averting losses. Across East Africa, cryptocurrency acceptance is on the rise, with at least two restaurants in Uganda and Kenya selling food for virtual currencies. Also read: Wirex Introduces Iban […]Bitcoin News.
12/11/2018 / 04:50:59
The Indian government panel appointed to recommend cryptocurrency measures has reportedly submitted its report to the country’s finance minister, suggesting a new legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The actual content of the report has yet to be announced publicly. Industry participants weigh in on speculation about the report’s content. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, […]Bitcoin News.
12/10/2018 / 00:50:56
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In late November, the creators of the Simple Ledger Protocol announced the launch of Ledger Treasure, a contest in which contestants must solve a puzzle to win over $100 worth of bitcoin cash (BCH). On Dec. 6, Simple Ledger developer James Cramer revealed the winner of the first puzzle solved by gaining access to the […]Bitcoin News.
12/09/2018 / 00:30:17
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Cryptocurrency asset manager Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its crypto fund will outperform the S&P 500, calling the challenge Buffett Bet 2.0 to mimic the billionaire investor’s famous bet. The wager is expected to be taken by ''someone who is bullish on the S&P 500, or someone who thinks cryptocurrencies are worthless […]Bitcoin News.
12/07/2018 / 03:30:46
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Crypto asset manager Morgan Creek Digital has issued a $1 million bet that its crypto index will outperform the S&P 500 over 10 years
12/06/2018 / 18:35:00
R3 – a blockchain solutions developer for businesses – has launched its new Corda Settler application and chosen Ripple’s XRP to be its first supported cryptocurrency. So, What Does the Platform Do? The platform is designed to allow financial obligations raised on the Corda blockchain to be made through virtually any of the world’s global...Live Bitcoin News.
12/06/2018 / 18:00:26
CoinSpeakerR3’s New Corda Settler App Facilitates XRP PaymentsThe new Corda Settler application facilitates traditional and blockchain-based payments for payment obligations raised on the Corda blockchain platform.R3’s New Corda Settler App Facilitates XRP Payments
12/06/2018 / 07:21:31
When Warren Buffett, a multi-billionaire investor, admitted that he was wrong about not investing in companies like Amazon and Google, it proved that not even the world’s most renowned investor can always get it right. Amazon and Google were bringing in products that the market hadn’t experienced before. Skepticisms were meant to be there. But...NewsBTC.
12/05/2018 / 23:00:29
CoinSpeakerInvestment Funds Network Calastone Set to Move Its Settlements System to Blockchain in 2019Calastone, an investment funds transaction network, said that they will shift their entire system to blockchain in May, a move that could slash costs for the sector by billions of dollars a year.Investment Funds Network Calastone Set to Move Its Settlements System to Blockchain in 2019
12/03/2018 / 11:29:52
The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 7 Crypto Justice: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State. The 19th century individualist-anarchist Benjamin Tucker referred to anarchism as “society by contract.” The contracts could express any exchange, from leases to prostitution, from insurance policies to drug […]Bitcoin News.
12/01/2018 / 16:00:55
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India’s supreme court has set a new date to hear the petitions against the cryptocurrency banking ban by the country’s central bank. Meanwhile, the crypto community in India is campaigning on social media for ''positive regulations” and the rollback of the banking ban. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Supreme Court […]Bitcoin News.
11/25/2018 / 04:05:02
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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
At press time, the father of cryptocurrency has sunk even lower and is trading for just over $4,200. This is a drop of roughly $200 since our last price piece, meaning that bitcoin has now fallen by roughly $2,000 over the past week. Interestingly, bitcoin ultimately fell to roughly $4,100 during the early morning hours […]NullTX.
11/23/2018 / 17:29:30
In this edition of the Daily, we look at Bitpay’s decision to add the U.S. dollar-pegged PAX token to its list of settlement currencies. We also cover a couple of recent announcements in the crypto industry. Waves is preparing to launch a regulated exchange in Malta and bitcoin mining giant Bitfury is planning to establish […]Bitcoin News.
11/23/2018 / 12:45:12
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In mining news, Norway will revoke electricity subsidies currently available to cryptocurrency miners at the start of next year. Also, Bitmain has opened a 12 megawatt data center in East Wenatchee, Washington, and Bitfury has announced new additions to its advisory board and board of directors. Also Read: Markets Update: Dump Drives Record BTC Volume on […]Bitcoin News.
11/23/2018 / 01:40:09
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Despite the BTC price drop, the owner of a $3 million palazzo in Valletta, Malta, refuses to accept anything but Bitcoin. 421-Year-Old Palazzo: Only BTC Accepted Malta has undoubtedly managed to establish itself as one of the friendliest nations towards cryptocurrencies and blockchain. To further attest to this, the owner of a $3 million building in the heart of Valletta – the country’s capital, is reportedly accepting only Bitcoin for its purchase. The building isRead MoreThe post This $3M Palazzo in Malta Can Be Bought Only For Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/21/2018 / 23:00:01
In a bizarrely self-congratulatory article about Bitcoin and its recent price plunge, a Bloomberg journalist has attempted to discredit practically every aspect of the planet’s number one digital currency based on its 2018 price performance alone. Bitcoin Might Be Down But It’s Certainly Not Out If there’s one thing you can rely on, it’s a...NewsBTC.
11/21/2018 / 22:00:35
Tech company Nvdia has entered a nosedive after Q3 results reveal an underwhelming performance. Nvidia experienced a 19 drop in its stock price. On Thursday, tech company and chip maker Nvidia experienced a 19 drop in its stock price. The drop comes amid an unfavorable and underwhelming progress over Q3. Despite this NBC reports on Nidia’s earnings report, which indicates that company revenue rose by 21 percent in Q3 ''year over year.” MayDay! NBC‘s Jordan Novet breaks downRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/17/2018 / 13:00:15
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two initial coin offering issuers. These cases are the commission’s first to impose civil penalties “solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.” Both companies have agreed to refund investors, pay penalties, and register their tokens as securities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the […]Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 21:40:39
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One of the Eurozone’s chief monetary economists heaped some backhanded praise at Bitcoin on Thursday, arguing that the flagship cryptocurrency was an ''extremely clever idea” that suffers from ''manifold problems.” Benoît Cœuré, who serves on the European Central Bank’s executive board, made this claim during remarks at the Economics of Payments IX conference, which isCCN
11/15/2018 / 14:42:18
Iran has finalized the development of its national cryptocurrency, which is backed by the local fiat unit, the rial. Once the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) approves its use, the yet-to-be-named digital currency will then be issued to banking institutions for testing in payments, internal and interbank settlements according to local media reports. Also Read: Bahamas […]Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 01:15:43
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Published on CoinnounceBetting volumes on Augur neared $1million as cryptonetizans voted Trump’s party out of the White House and gave Democrats a 61% chance to win the 2018 midterm elections in the US. Augur is a decentralized betting platform, running on Ethereum and was launched in July. The timing of Augur appears to be right since there […]Coinnounce.
11/06/2018 / 06:53:46
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Despite Buffett’s blatant disdain for cryptocurrency and fintech, two $300 million dollar investments into two fintech payment firms suggest that Berkshire Hathaway may be ready to join the crypto party. A Change of Heart? On Tuesday the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that Warren Buffett’s multinational investment conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, is reported to have invested nearly $600 million in two fintech firms focused on emerging markets. Buffett, who is a notorious no-coiner, is also infamouslyRead MoreThe post Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Invests $600 Million in Two FinTech Firms appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
10/31/2018 / 04:00:10
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In the cryptocurrency markets, the recent settlement of CME futures contracts appears to have exerted little impact on spot BTC prices, the CEO of Pantera Capital has shared his outlook on initial coin offerings, and October has proven to be the least volatile month of 2018, with only a single day producing a price swing […]Bitcoin News.
10/28/2018 / 21:05:11
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Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has told the Senate that there is better technology for every use of blockchain considered today. The agency received AU$700,000 from the Australian 2018-19 Budget to explore blockchain for efficient government services purposes. Australian Government to Launch Blockchain Applications In May, the DTA was sent on a mission to look...NewsBTC.
10/24/2018 / 23:00:06
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Intercontinental Exchange has announced that its Bakkt Bitcoin Daily Futures Contract will start trading on Dec. 12. Each trade ''will result in physically delivered bitcoin” and will trade in U.S. dollar terms, the firm explained, adding that one contract will be listed for trading each exchange business day. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]Bitcoin News.
10/23/2018 / 20:15:33
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Meet the restaurant where you can pay for your meal with crypto – and learn a bit about it at the same time… by Manoj Sharma for CNR A local restaurant in Kenya has recently started accepting cryptocurrencies payment from customers. And on top of that, the restaurant owner is also offering tutorial lessons on […]CryptoNewsReview.
10/23/2018 / 04:48:18
At press time, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by total market capitalization is trading at a price point of $206.49— which is around 2% less than its relative value from yesterday afternoon. However, it now appears as though the public perception of Ether seems to be taking a turn for the worst, with many analysts […]The post Ethereum Price Watch: No Stability in Sight as Currency Slips Further to Hover Around the $200 Region appeared first on NullTX.
10/19/2018 / 05:48:35
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Dealing with cryptocurrency payments is still somewhat risky. Fluctuating values can make a lot of retailers Bitcoin-averse. BitPay, the leading payment processor, is trying to offer a viable alternative. Instead of settling BTC and BCH payments in just fiat currencies, they now support two stablecoins as well. An Interesting Decision by BitPay Processing cryptocurrency transactions...Live Bitcoin News.
10/17/2018 / 03:00:05
The co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, and the Director of MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, Neha Nerula, compare cryptocurrencies to different stages of the development of the internet. However, their positions differ. Ohanian: Cryptocurrencies are More Analogous to the Internet in the 1990s Reddit’s co-founder and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian has been quite vocal about his positions on cryptocurrencies, as well as the entire state of the market. In August, he outlined his positivity onRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/16/2018 / 23:05:12
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DataBroker DAO has announced the official launch of its flagship marketplace in Dubai, as well as a number of expos taking place in the coming months.CoinSpeaker.
10/16/2018 / 13:15:54
On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company’s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy’s “biggest players” participated. Since Blockstream announced the launch of its federated sidechain, the technology has been praised by some and dismissed by others. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation […]Bitcoin News.
10/15/2018 / 22:30:04
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The controversies of this week have exposed Google’s ''Don’t Be Evil” mantra as the hollow platitude it always was. So it’s nice to see that, apart from being morally questionable, they can also be really dumb. At least as far as Bitcoin is concerned, according to Reddit and a report by Motherboard. See No Evil On Monday, we found out that Google had exposed the private data of up to half a million of itsRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/11/2018 / 01:00:05
Japan’s GMO Internet Group has announced plans to issue a yen-pegged stablecoin called GMO Japanese Yen. Already in the crypto exchange and mining hardware businesses, the company plans to launch its third crypto enterprise with this stablecoin. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Yen-Pegged Stablecoin GMO Internet Group announced Tuesday […]Bitcoin News.
10/10/2018 / 00:15:15
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Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also include litecoin (LTC) among its offerings, while providing more competitive interest rates and removing loan caps. Also read: Bitcoin Price: Wall Street Optimistic, Enthusiasts Pessimistic […]Bitcoin News.
10/08/2018 / 15:20:17
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The growth the crypto industry has brought an inexpensive and quick way to transact across the globe. These innovations have led Piper Moretti to envision a new way to conduct real estate transactions which can benefit both home buyers and sellers.CoinSpeaker.
10/05/2018 / 07:54:53
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