The barely one year old chain-split fork of bitcoin might see its own split as disagreements arise over a planned November upgrade. BitcoinABC, the most used client of Bitcoin Cash,...The post Bitcoin Cash Might Chain Split Fork as Tensions Rise With Jihan Wu Calling Craig Wright Fake Satoshi appeared first on Trustnodes.
Bitcoin mining’s bad reputation for being energy wasting is unfair, an expert researcher has claimed in a new article. Dr Katrina Kelly-Pitou, a research associate in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, penned a feature for The Conversation in which she outlines some of the misconceptions around cryptocurrency and the environment. She […]The post Environment expert: “Bitcoin isn’t the bad guy” appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
Renowned stock exchange investor Prasit Srisuwan claimed to be a damaged party in the case of a $24 million bitcoin scam that victimized Finnish national Aarni Otava Saarimaa. Srisuwan recommended Saarimaa to invest in DNA 2002 Plc shares, a bitcoin-related business, for its high-growth potential. He brokered the deal, but never managed to deliver the...The post $24 Million Thai Bitcoin Scam Involves Renowned Investor and TV Actor appeared first on NewsBTC.
Everything Ronaldinho does helps inspire others. If it’s in the playing field or off of it, he is sure to bring magic and joy to his fans. This is exactly what he did on February 2018 as he hinted to his Twitter followers that he would become a partner on a big project. On August 16, Ronaldinho Soccer Coin (RSC) has ended their exciting private sale stage and started their next phase for the offering of their token based on the NEO blockchain.“I have a big announcement to share with you, today.” – read the tweet. Ronaldinho hinted about joining a new project and that more details would be revealed later.The post PR: No More Waiting – Ronaldinho Soccer Coin Crowdsale Goes Live appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Bitcoin Cash looks eager to resume its selloff even without hitting the descending trend line connecting the highs on its 4-hour chart. Price could be aiming for the next downside targets marked by the Fibonacci extension tool. The 38.2% extension lines up with the swing low at $464.30 then the 50% extension is at $417.60....The post Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Downtrend Resuming appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Seattle cryptoexchange Bittrex is adding Ripple (XRP) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) trading pairs to its lists. It brings the total number of cryptocurrency trading pairs available on Bittrex to six, following May’s effort to bring in US Dollar pairs for Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), TrueUSD (TUSD) and Ethereum (ETH). Bittrex users can request their account […]The post You can now trade Ripple and Ethereum Classic against USD via Bittrex appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
Key Points Bitcoin price declined and tested the $6,200-6,220 support area against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $6,480 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently correcting higher, but it could struggle to move past $6,480 and $6,500....The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Can BTC/USD Break $6,480-6,550 This Time? appeared first on NewsBTC.
There is still plenty of red across all cryptocurrency charts as of right now. It is a rather worrisome outlook for anyone who expects the markets to recover soon. Although Bitcoin is still slightly in the green, other currencies are not faring so well. The EOS price, for example, still struggles to breach the $5 […]
Latest reporting out of Washington appear to signal no deal struck between the Trump administration and the government of Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, potentially deepening an already fragile financial situation. Turkey’s lira has crashed double digits in recent months, and further as tensions between the two countries, over an American pastor’s jailing, continue […]The post Trump vs Erdoğan: Bitcoin Is the Answer to Turkey’s Financial Chaos appeared first on Bitcoin News.
According to research by blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis reported on 20 August 2018, "concentrated ownership" of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) -- with just 67 wallets in control 56% of BCH -- is responsible for its low adoption in commerce.
A New York Times reporter recently posted a chart on Twitter comparing the price change of Bitcoin and Crocs over the past year. Surprisingly, the prominent shoe brand proved to be the better investment over the long term. Jack Nicas, a Silicon Valley beat reporter for the New York Times, posted the price chart –...The post Crocs a Better Investment Than Bitcoin, Says New York Times Reporter appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Prasit Srisuwan, a well known Thai stock investor who has been roped into the ongoing probe over a $24 million bitcoin fraud case has denied being a party to the fraud. The Bangkok Post reports that Srisuwan told a press conference that he is in fact a victim of a fraudulent transaction which left aThe post Thailand: Stockbroker Indicted in $24 Million Bitcoin Fraud Pleads Innocence as Victim appeared first on CCN
The CEO said that the physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts would be completely pre-funded and won't provide the facility of margin trading. The post Bakkt CEO Explains Services Of The Crypto Platform, Says Won’t Support Margin Trading appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
A key ruling from the SEC in America is set to have short term ramifications at least for cryptocurrency prices… The last time the American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was faced with a ruling on proposed cryptocurrency exchange traded funds (ETFs), it delayed the decision for a final time until the end of next […]The post Thursday looks like being another big day for cryptocurrency prices appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
Bitcoin was once again rejected on a test of an area of interest visible on the 4-hour time frame. Price could fall back to the longer-term floor around $5,880 from here as technical indicators reflect the presence of selling pressure. The 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA, indicating that the path of least...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Ceiling Holds, Back to the Floor? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price broke below its ascending triangle consolidation to signal that more losses are in the cards. Price is finding a bit of support, though, so a pullback may be taking place from here. The Fibonacci retracement tool shows the next potential resistance levels, but technical indicators are signaling more gains....The post Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: More Bears Waiting to Hop On appeared first on NewsBTC.
Key Points Bitcoin cash price is under a lot of pressure as it broke the $540 support area against the US Dollar. There was a break below a crucial bullish trend line with support at $555 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair may perhaps continue to move...The post Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Back Bearish Below $550 appeared first on NewsBTC.
China has updated its crypto ranking, adding two projects to the previous month’s list. Bitcoin has significantly improved, making the top 10 list for the first time. Crypto projects are ranked in three categories: technology, application, and innovation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 33 Crypto Projects Ranked China’s Center for Information […]The post China Updates Crypto Ranking – Bitcoin Makes Top 10 appeared first on Bitcoin News.
If launched today, Bitcoin would likely not be listed on Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange by volume — according to its listing guidelines. Getting Your Foot in Binance’s Door Getting listed on the world’s biggest exchange is the holy grail for any coin that wants to be taken seriously. At the same time, Binance has been at the receiving end of criticism for charging exorbitant listing fees for new tokens. Bitcoinist reported how Expanse founder ChristopherRead MoreThe post Why Bitcoin Would Probably Not Get Listed on Binance Today appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
The amount of electricity consumed by bitcoin mining is not the global environmental crisis it is often portrayed to be. This is the professional assessment of Dr. Katrina Kelly-Pitou, a research associate in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. ‘New Technologies Are Energy Intensive’ Writing in an article penned for non-profit academic mediaThe post Alarm Over Bitcoin Mining is a Red Herring: Energy Researcher appeared first on CCN
The race is on to see which Asian country will take the title of being the next crypto hotspot. With big money being invested in growing their FinTech sectors, the competition is definitely heating up. The cryptocurrency industry is a lucrative one. In its heyday, it had a market cap of just over $800 billion....The post Asian Countries in It to Win It When It Comes to Being the Next Crypto Hub appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Embattled 3D printable gun advocate Cody Wilson and his Texas-based company, Defense Distributed are being sued by nearly two dozen states in the US. Attorneys General are marshaling a coast-to-coast legal fight against Mr. Wilson after he had an agreement with the US Department of State that effectively allowed Defense Distributed to host downloadable firearm […]The post 3D Printable Gun Advocate Sued by 21 States, Launches Fundraiser appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Climbing to 50 percent from a low of 33 percent, Bitcoin is beginning to take a larger share of the cryptocurrency market cap — but will this trend continue? And what does this mean in terms of a bear/bull market?
On Monday (20 August 2018), Bakkt, the new company announced by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) on 3 August 2018, declared that with its solution, "the buying and selling of bitcoin is fully collateralized or pre-funded."
US economist Paul Krugman appeared to soften his stance on Bitcoin last week in a surprise twist, saying he believes the cryptocurrency “has more utility than gold.” Krugman: Bitcoin ‘Has Some Chance To Be Valuable’ Speaking at the ChainXChange conference in Las Vegas, which ran August 13 – 15, Krugman, who had previously made a name for himself as a Bitcoin skeptic, even forecast a future in which Bitcoin has “value” as an entity. “GoldRead MoreThe post Paul Krugman Admits Bitcoin Has More Utility Than ‘Dead’ Gold appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
The forthcoming Bitcoin futures contract of Bakkt platform, that was recently launched by Intercontinental Exchange, “will not be traded on margin, use leverage or serve to create a paper claim on a real asset," says CEO Kelly Loeffler
Global logistics company UPS have recently applied for a patent to use blockchain technology in their delivery processes. Amongst other benefits, the company is hoping that the technological innovation will increase efficiency when routing packages across multiple carriers. UPS Patent Could Improve Efficiency of Delivery Services According to SupplyChainDive, UPS are looking to explore the...The post UPS Files Blockchain Patent to Increase Delivery Efficiency appeared first on NewsBTC.
Spending cryptocurrency on everyday goods and services remains problematic. Most businesses are not willing to deal with cryptocurrencies and their volatility. A new partnership between Gobbill and Cointree changes that situation, at least in Australia. Paying regular bills with cryptocurrencies is bound to become a lot more straightforward. Cointree and Gobbill Join Forces Getting businesses...The post Cointree and Gobbill Let Australians Pay Everyday Bills with Bitcoin appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
When Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that it was launching a bitcoin market, the move was met with enthusiasm by many within the cryptocurrency industry as a vindication of the legitimacy of the asset class. However, others, including some Wall Street veterans, warned that the “financialization” ofThe post NYSE Owner’s Bitcoin Market May Have ‘Hidden Leverage,’ Wall Street Vet Warns appeared first on CCN
In the almost decade long existence of Bitcoin, the network has repeatedly come under fire for the large amount of electricity required to secure it. However, one researcher believes that the current discussion on energy use is largely redundant since it doesn’t take into account how the electricity itself is sourced or how technology evolves...The post Research Associate: Conversations Around Bitcoin and Energy Have Been Oversimplified appeared first on NewsBTC.
Over the past few months, the idea of Bitcoin Cash powered token assets has been at the forefront of a lot of conversations. So far over the last few weeks, we’ve seen a slew of representative token creation platforms like Bitmain’s Wormhole, and Bitprim’s Keoken. Now, this week the developers at Cryptonize.it have launched a […]The post A BCH-Fueled Colored Coins Desktop Wallet Launches appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Cointree and Gobbill have announced a partnership that allows Australians to pay their bills using cryptocurrency. Details of the Partnership The former is a cryptocurrency exchange platform while the latter is a billing platform. Together, they have created a cryptocurrency bills payment system irrespective of whether the business accepts digital coins or not. Cointree, which already has a cryptocurrency bill payment feature, believes the partnership creates a more robust service for customers. According to FinancialRead MoreThe post All Australians Can Now Pay Their Bills With Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
According the deal signed between two fintech startups, very soon Australians will be able to pay any bills in cryptos no matter what recipients accept as a unit of account. The post Gobbill and Cointree Became Partners to Streamline Australian Cryptocurrency Payments appeared first on CoinSpeaker.
At press time, bitcoin – the father of all crypto – is trading for just under $6,500. This is somewhat higher than where it was yesterday afternoon, and a positive sign that the market is moving forward. There are a few things happening right now that are potentially affecting the bitcoin price. The first is […]
Four major cryptocurrency exchanges are teaming up develop a self-regulatory organization (SRO) that would work cohesively to develop rules, regulations, and to set new regulatory standards for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. News of the potential SRO comes several months after the idea was first proposed by Cameron Winklevoss, co-founder of the Gemini exchange. The...The post Major Crypto Exchanges Collaborate to Create Self-Regulatory Organization appeared first on NewsBTC.
People in Hawaii are victims of an old scam with a new twist, told to pay in Bitcoin to avoid their power being turned off. There are scams that seem as old as time. One such scam is having someone impersonate a utility company employee and threaten a customer with disconnection unless immediate payment is...The post Bitcoin a New Twist for an Old Scam in Hawaii appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
On September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions of transactions throughout the course of one day. With the BCH stress test day approaching soon, BCH proponents have been testing sending large amounts of small transactions at one time and […]The post BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Nearly eight months to the day after the ponzi scheme BitConnect exit scammed, the sins of the project have caught up to one of its figureheads.Divyesh Darji, the alleged leader of BitConnect’s Asian team, was arrested this Saturday, August 18, 2018, in the Delhi airport by the Gujarat Criminal Investigation Department (CID). In cooperation with the country’s immigration task force, the authorities booked Darji after he arrived from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, his place of residence.According to P. G. Narwade, a CID inspector involved in the case, “[a] look-out circular was issued against [Darji],” leading to the Immigration Department’s tip that he was en route to India from Dubai. “The accused held seminars, events in India and other countries promising high interest — daily interest rate of 1 per cent — on investment in BitConnect coins. The cost of one BitConnect coin on January 16, 2018, when the company shut down, was USD $362,” Narwade said.The CID’s report on the incident claims that BitConnect ran off with roughly $14.5 million worth of investor funds when the platform went down. In the weeks before the exit scam, BCC, BitConnect’s coin, peaked at an all-time high of $472. A week after the platform shuttered its services, the price of BCC had plummeted to below $15. Now, with a price of $0.67, the coin has no active markets.Since its inception in 2016, U.K.-registered BitConnect operated as a ...
The joy of starting a new business always goes hand in hand with a fear of failure. The worst thing: you can lose before you even started. It’s more than possible when only 0.9% of small businesses are funded by venture capitalists and IPOs are accessible only to already established companies. This sounds disappointing, but...The post Top 5 Industries That Use ICOs to Raise Funds appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
Bitcoin is slightly up today nearing $6,500 at the time of writing, but on reduced volumes of $3.5 billion during the past 24 hours. Ethereum on the other hand and...The post Bitcoin Up, Most Other Cryptos Down appeared first on Trustnodes.
On the last hot summer days, Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm offers a discount of €90 on the tickets! Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm is an annual event organized by Smile-Expo, dedicated to blockchain application in business, use of cryptocurrencies, launch, and investments in ICO. It will take place at Berns Salonger on September 11....The post Last Summer Days Discount – €90 Tickets to Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm! appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
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