The biggest names in Bitcoin reaffirmed their belief in a wave of adoption and a sky-high Bitcoin price January 7, forecasting it to pass that of gold. Bitcoin ‘Certainly OG Crypto’ On social media, entrepreneur and Proof of Keys organizer Trace Mayer joined Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss in contemplating a bullish future for Bitcoin. Since launching regulated US cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform Gemini, the Winklevoss twins have staked huge amounts on Bitcoin’s success, despiteRead MoreThe post Bitcoin Will Pass $7 Trillion Gold Market Cap, Winklevoss Twins Say appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
01/08/2019 / 12:00:40
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
Cryptocurrency transfers work because of the software developed by programmers like Satoshi Nakamoto and many other innovators along the way. As with all software, however, blockchain protocols are not perfect, and over the last decade black and white hat hackers have revealed many bugs. In 2018, developers earned over $878,000 in blockchain bug bounties by […]Bitcoin News.
12/30/2018 / 23:00:00
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Payments company Square is moving into new markets by issuing business loans and will soon move to consumer lending. Its data collecting and analyzing algorithms are deciding creditworthiness letting borrowers arrange their loans in a few taps. According to WSJ reporting, one Texan food truck owner accepted a loan offer within the Square app, thenCCN
12/30/2018 / 05:50:32
2018 is nearly finished and investors are cautiously optomisti about crypto’s prospects in 2019. While it’s great to think positive, what will it really take to turn the market around in 2019? 2018 was a Nightmare As the end of 2018 approaches, there will be a steady barrage of articles writing 2018 off as a fluke correction year for crypto. Readers can also expect to be bombarded with proclamations that all cryptocurrencies have bottomed and 2019 will bringRead MoreThe post Looking to 2019: What Will Bring About The Next Crypto Bull? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/27/2018 / 08:00:42
Bithumb’s court win, Bank of America’s blockchain patent, Anthony Pompliano’s bitcoin prediction, Arthur Hayes’ ICO rebound, and Vitalik Buterin’s Bitcoin SV comment. Crypto Insider.
12/26/2018 / 22:26:18
In 2018 there was a rapid decline in initial coin offerings, a slowdown in blockchain business launches, and a bearish crypto market. During this period, companies with good liquidity have been scaling up and strengthening by acquiring startups. Also Read: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise M&A Deal Frenzy in 2018 In 2017 the number of cryptocurrency and […]Bitcoin News.
12/26/2018 / 18:45:06
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Bank of America (BoA) has filed another blockchain patent, documents with the USPTO reveal. The American multinational investment bank stated that it would use blockchain, the underlying technology which powers the world’s leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin, to handle some portions of its cash handling devices. The patent, titled ''Banking Systems Controlled by Data Bearing Records, mentioned blockchainCCN
12/26/2018 / 10:30:30
Bitcoin historians will recollect that the early cryptocurrency pioneer Hal Finney was a person who believed in life extension and chose to be frozen in cryopreservation. Now a recent report shows that a good number of well-known blockchain advocates are also convinced that an ‘extropian-like’ technology may extend the lives of humans in the future. […]Bitcoin News.
12/24/2018 / 15:30:00
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Argentina ends the year on a Bitcoin high, as Athena Bitcoin Argentina rolls out seven Bitcoin ATMs (BATMs) with more to come. This now makes it the country with the fourth highest number of BATMs in Latin America. Argentina Getting More Bitcoin ATMs Before 2018, Argentina was faring rather badly in terms of BATM numbers, with only two in the whole country. Both of these were in the capital, Buenos Aries, although one was a veryRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/23/2018 / 11:00:17
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
CCN recently covered a story about AmbaCoin, an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency created by secessionist leaders in the Ambazonian region of southern Cameroon. As a follow-up, we sat down with Chris Anu, the separatist movement’s Secretary of State for Communications and IT, to discuss AmbaCoin and the prospects of cryptocurrency as a means of enabling freedom andCCN
12/22/2018 / 18:15:25
Last October, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) payment processor called Gateway.cash. Since then the Gateway developers have added a variety of features to the BCH platform like instant web-sockets, custom audio, and client-side callbacks for real-time applications. Also read: How to Spend and Give Bitcoin Cash Over the Holidays After the BCH Split […]Bitcoin News.
12/22/2018 / 15:00:37
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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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At Bitcoin.com, our web portal hosts a developer section aimed at providing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers with the resources and tools to program killer applications using the BCH protocol. The developer.Bitcoin.com section has now added an educational resource for newcomers and veterans called Mastering Bitcoin Cash. The documentation offers a comprehensive overview of BCH basics […]Bitcoin News.
12/22/2018 / 00:45:58
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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
Facebook, the world’s largest social media website has been reportedly working on a stablecoin to allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. The company’s initial focus is supposedly the remittance market in India. Facebook’s Stablecoin The social media mogul is developing a stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, Bloomberg reports, citing sources who have asked not to be named. Purportedly, the company intends to use the cryptocurrency to allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. According to the report, Facebook’sRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/21/2018 / 10:00:02
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
The creators of the Simple Ledger Protocol have released a new tool for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) programmers called Cashy. The toolbox allows developers to program script contracts and a wide variety of programmable money applications using the BCH network. Also read: Hash Wars: BCH Proponents Face a New Dawn in the Battle’s Aftermath Cashy: A Web […]Bitcoin News.
12/21/2018 / 02:00:25
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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
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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Mark Dow, a hedge fund manager and former International Monetary Fund economist, has publicly announced that he has closed his BTC short position. Based on his blog, it appears that Dow likely entered the trade when BTC was trading at around $14,000. Also Read: Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Now in 25 European Countries Mark Down Closes […]The post Former IMF Economist Mark Dow Closes $14K BTC Short appeared first on Bitcoin News.
12/20/2018 / 12:00:24
American ATM network Athena Bitcoin is continuing its aggressive expansion in Latin America, with now 17 ATMs in five cities in Colombia. The company is sure the ATMs are a good investment but news.Bitcoin.com spoke to Colombians who were, if anything, baffled by the new machines. Also read: BCH Leads the Way as Crypto Markets Brighten […]Bitcoin News.
12/20/2018 / 09:31:23
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
Poloniex – a top cryptocurrency exchanged – recently added support for three more assets to its platform. Specifically, the exchange listed Livepeer (LPT), Numerai (NMR), and Polymath (POLY). These news come after Circle’s acquisition of Poloniex back in February for a whopping $400 million. Surprisingly, according to the announcement no listing fees were collected for the […]NullTX.
12/19/2018 / 21:41:18
Senior market analyst at eToro believes that privacy coin usage in Canada will ''almost certainly” increase as the country has officially warned citizens to protect their personal information by buying cannabis with cash. ‘Consider Using Cash’ The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released a guidance document which addresses some of the concerns marijuana users need to address in regard to their personal information Recreational cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. However, as ofRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/19/2018 / 19:00:58
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Robinhood launched its 3% interest “checking and savings” accounts last week. With 3% well over the average rate offered by conventional banks and some key differentials in the insurance that protects investors in Robinhood’s new products, U.S banking organizations are speaking out. The new accounts from the trading platform, at first glance, appear to beCCN
12/19/2018 / 03:55:46
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Cointext has launched internet-free mobile BCH wallet services to users in Bangladesh. The announcement comes following the recent rollout of Cointext’s services in many new regions, bringing the total number of countries now able to access the company’s services to 38. Also Read: How to Spend and Give Bitcoin Cash Over the Holidays Cointext Launches BCH […]Bitcoin News.
12/18/2018 / 20:55:03
Published on CoinnounceBlockchain can be used for beautiful things. You can arrange and settle a lot through blockchain. Property rights, identity, but also, for example, the origin of products. How about coffee on the blockchain? Today you can buy the world’s first blockchain coffee: Token. This newly established coffee brand is an initiative of Moyee Coffee and […]Coinnounce.
12/18/2018 / 08:44:51
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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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CoinSpeakerCoinbase Exec Unveils What Hides Behind Company’s New Listing StrategyCoinbase has changed its traditional listing strategy and adopted a new customer-focused method. The company aims at emulating the stock market in providing many investment options.Coinbase Exec Unveils What Hides Behind Company’s New Listing Strategy
12/17/2018 / 15:29:20
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, early bitcoin investors and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange, don’t seem to be deterred by the current market slump. In fact, speaking to Bloomberg recently, Tyler Winklevoss said, “We’re totally at home in winter.” The twins confirmed they are pushing ahead with their firm’s plans, including a new mobile application,The post Crypto Winter? Winklevoss Twins Say They’re ‘Totally at Home’ in this Market Climate appeared first on CCN
12/17/2018 / 00:15:49
Coinbase Vice President Dan Romero has given reasons behind the platform’s recent announcement that it is exploring support for dozens of new cryptocurrency assets, arguably in contrast to its long-cautious approach to supporting individual crypto tokens. Speaking recently to Linda Shin on an episode of the Unchained podcast, he delved into the factors that predicatedCCN
12/16/2018 / 21:08:42
The first nation-backed cryptocurrency, according to reports. Separatist officials in Cameroon’s southern region of Ambazonia has launched a new sovereign cryptocurrency. According to reports, it’s now the official currency of the ''Federal Republic of Ambazonia.” As reported by Quartz Africa (via CCN), the English-speaking region claims the token is allegedly the first cryptocurrency to be backed […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/16/2018 / 05:24:42
A separatist government in Cameroon’s semi-autonomous English-speaking southern region of Ambazonia has announced the launch of a new sovereign cryptocurrency called AmbaCoin (AMBA). Operating on the ERC-20 standard, AmbaCoin is being touted as the official currency of the ''Federal Republic of Ambazonia,” the currently unrecognised country that separatists are pushing to actualise. QZ Africa reportsCCN
12/14/2018 / 22:58:32
In today’s Chatter Report, Erik Voorhees criticizes cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firms for reneging on their signed term sheet deals. Also, Steve Patterson calls out Amaury Sechet over Chris Pacia’s comment that miners don’t vote. Lastly, imaginary_username contemplates on the different roles of miners and users in Bitcoin. Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions […]Bitcoin News.
12/14/2018 / 08:20:32
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This past week has seen Latin American peer-to-peer markets continue to set records for trade volume. For the week ending Dec. 8, Argentina and Venezuela posted a new record for Localbitcoins trade when measured in fiat, while Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela also posted records for trade measured in BTC. Also Read: Zebpay Exchange Now Live in […]Bitcoin News.
12/13/2018 / 09:50:33
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On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, bitcoin core, litecoin, and ripple. Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol Bitpoint Japan Expands to Latin America Bitpoint […]Bitcoin News.
12/13/2018 / 03:45:05
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US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has received intense criticism for giving Venezuelan families a grand total of $1 per day – in altcoin ZCash, which it added to its books days previously. Scroogebase? In a blog post December 11, executives claimed that the initiative dubbed the “12 Days of Coinbase,” was meant to “empower those who don’t have enough.” Coinbase completed a rollout of ZCash to its own traders December 5, the price of which currentlyRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/12/2018 / 18:00:25
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Decentralization is definitely one of the most important reasons to consider the use of blockchains. Not having a single point of failure, enabling for voluntary participation to the protocol, and allowing anyone to mine or stake are all must-haves for any serious cryptocurrency project. However, the situation is not always favorable for decentralization, even among […]Crypto Insider.
12/12/2018 / 17:00:23
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
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