Delhi cyber crime police have made further developments in the unfolding cryptocurrenvy scam run by an organization going by the name ‘Flintstone Group’. The group launched a fraudulent cryptocurrency called Money Trade Coin (MTC), hoodwinking 25,000 investors with promises of massive returns which, of course, never materialized. After making three arrests last year including FlintstoneThe post Indian Police Make Fourth Arrest in $70 Million Crypto Scam appeared first on CCN
01/09/2019 / 08:33:42
China’s number-two Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer, Canaan, is reportedly considering an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. The new development comes after the company shelved plans to go public in Hong Kong just a few months ago. Although an IPO would be a great way for Bitcoin mining companies to raise funding, the...NewsBTC.
01/08/2019 / 23:00:47
Some counties in northern Nevada have reportedly been using blockchain technology to store a digital version of government records, including birth and marriage certificates. The blockchain of choice is that of Ethereum. Marriage Certificates on the Blockchain Washoe County in Nevada has devised a digital marriage certificate program which uses the Ethereum blockchain to store...The post Nevada Gov’t is Using Ethereum For Public Records, Smart Move? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
01/08/2019 / 23:00:30
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Plans to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency in India have stalled, months after the country’s central bank gave indications that it was considering the idea. According to The Hindu Business Line, the government is no longer interested in the state-backed digital rupee. Citing a source, the report by the publication indicated that the idea of aCCN
01/08/2019 / 11:36:19
Ripple Labs has long been a polarizing startup in the cryptosphere. Case in point, the San Francisco-headquartered company, started by Stellar Development Foundation Mt.Gox co-founder Jed McCaleb, is often bashed for being in bed with centralized financial entities — what Bitcoin was created to destroy. Moreover, many believe that the XRP digital asset is centralized, controlled...NewsBTC.
01/08/2019 / 10:00:56
Price comparison site finder.com releases January Cryptocurrency Predictions Survey including forecasts for the end of 2019, 11 coins forecast Nearly all coins expected to fall by February 1, 2019 TRON (TRX), Dogecoin (DOGE) and Litecoin (LTC) to experience biggest drops Stellar (XLM) and Cardano (ADA) are the only coins predicted to increase this month Bitcoin […]NullTX.
01/08/2019 / 09:02:18
The situation in India regarding cryptocurrency is no clearer as we enter the new year. The government and central bank are clearly still very cautious towards the industry and are unlikely to make things easier in the near future. No Specific Timeline The Indian government has reportedly issued an update on its progress, or lack...NewsBTC.
01/02/2019 / 09:00:52
As the Indian government deliberates over cryptocurrency regulation, positive sentiment grows among local crypto exchanges regarding their government’s eventual decision. A number of them have also added new features and improved services such as offering interest on crypto deposits, increased liquidity, and better security. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]Bitcoin News.
12/31/2018 / 00:55:58
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Bitcoin may have been dubbed the ''world’s most secure transaction settlement layer” by Anthony Pompliano, but the industry surrounding the protocol may not be all too secure. Case in point, crypto startups have forked out over $878,000 in bounty to white hat hackers in 2018, specifically for solving bugs that slipped under the radar. Crypto...The post Crypto Startups Forked Out $878,000 To White Hats In 2018 appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/30/2018 / 22:00:44
Although Amazon (AMZN) remains on thin ice, especially as equity markets continue to toss and turn, the world-renowned Nasdaq stock performed its FAANG counterparts over Xmas week. Many analysts have chalked up its relatively strong performance to booming holiday sales data. Amazon Booms Over Xmas Week Holiday seasons are retail stocks’ home rink, so to speak....The post Amazon (AMZN) Posts Record Holiday Sales To Outperform FAANG Over Xmas appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/30/2018 / 19:00:10
To many, Bitcoin is a censorship-resistant, decentralized, immutable, and borderless transactional tool that transcends centralized boundaries. But for many Westerners, these inherent features aren’t something that’s all too useful in day-to-day life. However, with the rise of Internet censorship and anti-''radical” narratives, some believe that the need for decentralized mediums of value and information cannot come...NewsBTC.
12/29/2018 / 22:30:54
While 2018 has undoubtedly slowed the crypto industry’s progress, a number of startups have forged ahead in their development efforts. And just weeks after Binance released a sneak peek of its in-house blockchain, which is currently centered around a low fee, near-instant, and scalable decentralized exchange, so has Huobi. Related Reading: Zhao: Binance Chain to Be Ready in “Months,”...The post Huobi Chain Releases Whitepaper Amid ''Crypto Winter” appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/29/2018 / 20:00:26
The cryptocurrency economy has seen some improvement over the last 48 hours as many of the top digital assets are seeing gains between 5-15% this Saturday. The entire ecosystem of all the coins in existence has gained about $5 billion since the small correction on Christmas day. Furthermore, global trade volume has also increased indicating […]Bitcoin News.
12/29/2018 / 16:40:34
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While the holiday spirit was in full swing over the past week, the crypto industry maintained its unrelenting drive for growth and adoption. The Litecoin Foundation divulged a sponsorship with the UFC, while Bitcoin’s Lightning Network continued to swell. However, it hasn’t been all sunshine and rainbows, as the Electrum Wallet came under attack, while...NewsBTC.
12/29/2018 / 14:00:00
Major banks are often spewing anti-crypto rhetoric over its potential to be used for money laundering. So it is a little ironic when one of the world’s largest banks gets fined for not doing enough to prevent or detect it. $10 Million Fine For Morgan Stanley An article in the Wall Street Journal yesterday reported...NewsBTC.
12/27/2018 / 10:00:57
This year has been particularly bad for Indian crypto traders and investors with constant government crackdowns and a shroud of uncertainty about the future of the industry in the county. That may be all about to change as a recent report indicates that regulation and legitimization could be on the way in India. India’s Year-long...NewsBTC.
12/27/2018 / 09:00:02
The committee charged with providing recommendations for the regulatory framework surrounding cryptocurrencies in India is reportedly evaluating the legalization of the asset class under strong regulation. According to a recent report, ''There is a general consensus that cryptocurrency cannot be dismissed as completely illegal.” Also read: Report: Indian Government Panel Submits Crypto Recommendations Legalizing With Strong […]Bitcoin News.
12/27/2018 / 02:55:24
The Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has announced that they are delisting ten crypto tokens under their Special Treatment Rules framework that ensures that the tokens listed on the platform meet a strict set of operational criteria. The platform’s decision to delist these tokens comes amidst a persisting bear market that is leading many smaller cryptocurrencies...NewsBTC.
12/26/2018 / 23:00:22
Technology and law enforcement are usually on opposite ends of a divide. While governments want to analyze as much consumer data as possible, very few people are effectively willing to go along with that plan. In India, a new law has been passed which puts any computer in the country under scrutiny by the domestic […]NullTX.
12/26/2018 / 17:39:59
Cryptocurrency regulation and legalization are favored over prohibition by a new Indian governmental committee, according to an unnamed senior official
12/26/2018 / 17:39:00
Most cryptocurrencies took a hit on Christmas Day, losing between 5-10% after having a decent run of solid gains last week. Some traders had assumed digital asset markets would be rather dull during the holidays, but the correction was deep and fast. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency economy is worth $126 billion as traders […]Bitcoin News.
12/26/2018 / 16:45:09
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According to several reports, crypto mining giant Bitmain is running out of funds. And it could be bad for Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. $315.5 million worth of Crypto-Assets Kyle Samani, the co-founder of Multicoin Capital, a crypto fund, warned in a Tweet that Bitmain would liquidate its crypto-assets to accumulate fiat-funds for its business operations....NewsBTC.
12/26/2018 / 14:27:47
Bear market or not, Binance has been one of the crypto industry’s biggest shakers and movers in 2018. The exchange has undergone massive expansion both geographically and internally with a raft of new products and services. Chief Executive, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, has rounded up the year and posted a few thoughts for the coming one....NewsBTC.
12/26/2018 / 09:00:05
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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Litecoin creator Charlie Lee is definitely one of the most influential, charismatic, and respected voices in the world of cryptocurrencies. He has been around for a long time, he’s seen many projects get born just to crash and burn during the various market cycles, but through it all LTC has thrived and has maintained relevance […]Crypto Insider.
12/26/2018 / 02:35:55
In terms of price action, 2018 was a dismal year for many of the crypto industry’s participants, as the Blockfolios of investors worldwide were painted in red all year round. Yet, as established by industry pundits like Armin Van Bitcoin, Travis Kling, and countless others, the past 12 months have been exorbitantly successful for this nascent...The post PWC Crypto: 2018’s Bitcoin Crash ''Cleared Out The Noise” appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/26/2018 / 00:30:13
Despite all efforts, so far businesses haven’t been able to come up with significant applications for private, centralized blockchains as opposed to public distributed ledgers, a new study shows. According to the authors, in most cases corporate blockchain networks are used mainly for database verification and transactions auditing. Also read: Poll Shows 13% of Russians […]Bitcoin News.
12/25/2018 / 17:15:06
Crypto markets are lacking in Christmas cheer, with most major cryptos hit with double-digit losses, and virtually all of the top 100 coins by market cap in the red
12/25/2018 / 14:19:00
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In anticipation to the exclusive Charlie Lee interview that we promised we’d post on Christmas day, we decided it would be a good idea to give you yet another dose of crypto optimism. And Jon Moore is one of those people whose positivity is contagious, and whose results speak for themselves: very few people can […]Crypto Insider.
12/25/2018 / 01:22:36
As the crypto market has been flushed with green tickers, Ethereum (ETH) has surged, moving from a year-to-date at $81 to $150 in a matter of a few weeks’ time. In classic crypto fashion, this monumental rally, which nearly doubled the value of Ether, wasn’t backed by a clear catalyst. Some looked to the potential...The post Analyst: Ethereum Constantinople Is ''Decidedly Bullish” Over Long Run appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/24/2018 / 18:30:54
China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. The center evaluated one more crypto project this month, bringing the total number of ranked projects to 34. Bitcoin has been downgraded while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 04:20:48
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Many analysts, including former Bitcoin (BTC) short seller Mark Dow, look at the price of cryptocurrencies to determine the health of their underlying fundamentals. However, a prominent cryptocurrency proponent has claimed that in spite of the market, 2018 was Bitcoin’s ''most successful year” yet, specifically in terms of network performance. Bitcoin Segwit Usage Holds 40%...The post Prominent Investor: 2018 Was The ''Most Successful Year” For Bitcoin appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/24/2018 / 00:30:21
While 2017’s narrative in the crypto industry was undoubtedly the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, 2018’s was evidently the advent of Wall Street participants. And while strides were made with institutional involvement, with Nasdaq and the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) both openly backing crypto assets, Bloomberg has claimed that efforts to bring Bitcoin to Wall Street remain...NewsBTC.
12/23/2018 / 20:30:06
Scrypt-based crypto asset Flash is releasing a new “human ATM” functionality in regions of Africa and South America that have seen their national fiat currencies fall victim to inflation. The function will provide peer-to-peer trading in countries like Venezuela that have little to no access to traditional banking services and must instead rely on cryptocurrencies...Live Bitcoin News.
12/23/2018 / 08:00:24
Pundits argue that crypto and charity don’t mix. Yet, with a number of efforts from this nascent industry’s foremost participants, it has been made apparent that Bitcoiners (and altcoiners) are far from anti-alms. Case in point, Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, recently committed to donating a majority of his crypto wealth in due time. Brian...NewsBTC.
12/22/2018 / 23:00:06
Since Bitcoin’s earliest blocks, the network’s lead developers have been hard at work attempting to scale the world’s first blockchain. And while 2018’s ''crypto winter” has deterred a multitude of startups, developers, and key industry participants, the Bitcoin Lightning Network, the first viable second-layer scaling solution, has continued to see monumental growth. Bitcoin Lightning Network...The post Bitcoin Lightning Network Booms Amid ''Crypto Winter” appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/22/2018 / 20:00:12
CryptoTwitter is filled with interesting more or less fictional characters who make use of humor and sarcasm to talk about everything going on in the space. In this impressive crowd of pop culture-related pseudonyms, BitLord happens to be one of the most followed, influential, unapologetically-honest, and original folks that you can find. He’s like the […]Crypto Insider.
12/22/2018 / 18:00:35
As the crypto market bounced en bloc, this industry’s news cycle has been starting to look lively yet again. Rob Paone, better known as ''Crypto Bobby,” recently explained that this week’s industry developments have been ''big,” and in stark contrast to prices, insiders continue to ''hunker down” to build bonafide valuable products, platforms, and services....NewsBTC.
12/22/2018 / 14:00:50
Police in India have cracked a crypto Ponzi scheme in the city of Pune that defrauded over 8,000 investors, seizing nearly $2 million worth of bitcoin in the process. According to a news report from The Times of India, police have been on the trail of the scammers since January and have now arrested theCCN
12/22/2018 / 13:15:28
2018 has been a rough year for the crypto markets, with Bitcoin, the market’s largest digital asset by market cap, falling from highs of nearly $20,000 one year ago to recently established lows of just over $3,000. The tumultuous market conditions throughout 2018 have disheartened many investors and has led the industry as a whole to...NewsBTC.
12/21/2018 / 23:00:34
It has been long been known that Facebook was working on a blockchain and crypto project. Most suspected that the new token would facilitate payments for Facebook’s 2.5 billion users on its social media platform. However, it turns out that Facebook’s maiden crypto project will focus on Whatsapp. According to sources familiar with the issue, […]The post Facebook Developing a Whatsapp Crypto, Should the Bitcoin Community Be Worried? appeared first on NullTX.
12/21/2018 / 20:46:50
Officials at South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Upbit, have been indicted for fraud. They allegedly made bogus crypto orders worth approximately $226 billion and sold 11,550 BTC to around 26,000 investors. Upbit has denied the charges and insisted that it did not commit fraud, engage in wash trades, or trade cryptocurrencies it did not own. […]Bitcoin News.
12/21/2018 / 18:45:40
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Crypto markets have broken their five-day streak of green, with many of the major crypto assets seeing mild corrections at press time, and Bitcoin circling $4,000
12/21/2018 / 18:25:00
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A new cryptocurrency exchange has partnered with a satellite operator to give blockchain access to people without the internet in developing countries. Supreme Global Holdings (SGH) has launched a new cryptocurrency exchange, SupremeCrypX and is partnering it with its satellite operator company SupremeSAT. The objective of this partnership is to provide access to cryptocurrencies —...NewsBTC.
12/21/2018 / 13:45:24
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2019 is set to be a year which cleanses the crypto market of scammers, brings about more comprehensible regulation of crowdfunding campaigns, the advancement of DEXs and related technologies, and the expansion of companies applying decentralized technologies. Here are some forecasts for the crypto industry for the upcoming year which, of course, should be taken...NewsBTC.
12/21/2018 / 11:25:56
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Even amid 2018’s crypto market downturn, reports have recently begun to sprout up that Facebook, one of the largest technology giant on Planet Earth, has started to earnestly dive into blockchain development. This week, NewsBTC reported that Facebook’s in-house blockchain branch, a project headed by former PayPal president David Marcus, has undergone breakneck expansion efforts. An...NewsBTC.
12/21/2018 / 11:00:14
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