Cryptocurrency–Despite coin prices getting off to a shaky start in 2019, with price volatility continuing from last year’s ongoing bear market, the narrative towards cryptocurrency is making a decidedly positive change towards functional improvement. On Wednesday, popular financial news outlet Bloomberg reported on the development of Genesis and BitGo, two companies which seek to rectify […]The post Bloomberg Features Bitcoin, Ethereum Cold Storage Trading appeared first on Ethereum World News.
The market changed its tide from red to green, adding over $2 billion to the collective market cap on January 18, 2019, but Bitcoin SV [BSV], the two-month-old product of BCH hardfork, is still trading in the red. Bitcoin SV is one of the only two coins in the top-10 list which is not trading […]The post Bitcoin SV [BSV] Technical Analysis: BSV trades in red as market looks to recover appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Ethereum Constantinople hark fork gets a new release day; will be conducted 2-6 weeks later. The day also saw Grin coin, a new privacy coin, drop by a massive 97% and Ripple’s regulatory relations director spoke about restrictions on cryptocurrencies by banks. Watch the video to find out more. The post Crypto news summary [Jan 18th] – Constantinople’s new release date, Grin Coin Crashes and More appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Coinme, the first to receive the status of a licensed U.S. based BTC ATM operator, is partnering up with Coinstar to offer Bitcoin purchasing throughout Coinstar’s many kiosks with the redeemable vouchers you get by exchanging nickles and pennies. "This is great to see! #MainstreamAdoption – one pocket of spare change at a time!" cBc […]The post Purchase Bitcoin (BTC) in Supermarkets: Not just an Idea Anymore appeared first on Ethereum World News.
Blockchain startup OB1, the developers of decentralized shopping platform OpenBazaar, have announced Haven, a privacy-focused app for socializing with friends and making purchases with cryptocurrencies.The project was announced by Brian Hoffman, founder and CEO of OB1, at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. The developers claim that Haven will “enable users to shop, chat, and send cryptocurrencies privately from their mobile device.”The ability to chat with friends and family on social networks has been tainted with data breaches and reports of the networks tracking user activity and selling collected data to third parties.According to a company announcement, Haven will have a little bit of everything. It will "combine a multiple-cryptocurrency wallet, a social network and a truly peer-to-peer marketplace" for an inclusive economy and global participation with a focus on privacy.Users can set up an e-commerce store using just their smartphones. They can also purchase items through the marketplace using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. To speed up the shopping process, Haven features a multi-wallet where you can keep, receive and send the four cryptocurrencies supported on the platform: bitcoin, bitcoin cash, zcoin and litecoin.Haven comes with a social feed, complete with features that allow users to share, like, comment and repost, prominent on the app.To ensure a secure shopping ex...
New data reveals consumer confidence has plunged to its lowest level in two years. Historic data suggests the US stock market ignores government shutdowns. However, none have continued for so long, and falling consumer sentiment is a key indicator of an economic downturn. Ongoing Government Shutdown Will Affect the US Stock Market Consumer sentiment isThe post Plunging Consumer Sentiment is Proof Shutdown Will Wipe Out Dow’s Gains appeared first on CCN
Binance’s cryptocurrency exchange platform has expanded into the European market with its entry into the Island of Jersey, a self-governing dependency of Great Britain. Binance Jersey will allow trading of popular cryptocurrencies bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) against the euro (EUR) and the British pound (GBP).The exchange will launch with four trading pairs, including BTC/GBP, ETH/GBP, BTC/EUR and ETH/EUR.In a statement, Wei Zhou, Binance’s chief financial officer, called the island “an undisputed pioneer in blockchain development leveraged by this strong framework and talent pool.”He added: “Binance Jersey hopes to increase Jersey’s competitive advantage in banking from other jurisdictions competing for cryptocurrency-related business as the island’s cryptocurrency regulation allows.”Binance and Digital Jersey first partnered in June 2018, with both companies signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) such that Binance could “develop a compliance base and cryptocurrency exchange in Jersey.” The partnership was also meant to help Binance develop a better understanding of the regulatory and economic environment of Jersey Island, particularly with compliance with anti-money laundering and know-your-customer (KYC) laws.At the time, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao explained why they chose Jersey as their latest destination. “We have chosen Jersey to be the next big step in our global expansion strategy for its...
Grin, a new privacy-oriented cryptocurrency and the second implementation of a MimbleWimble blockchain seem to have already surrounded itself with controversy. According to the recent [...]The post Crypto Controversy: New Privacy Oriented Cryptocurrency “Grin” Accused for Wrong Doing appeared first on Coingape.
Ethereum developers have set a new target date for launch of the long-awaited update Constantinople. The upgrade was set to launch on Wednesday, but was delayed due to a security issue discovered the smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity.The post Crypto Update: Ethereum Upgrade Resets, XRP Base Pairs Expand, and eToro CEO Calls Out Tron’s ‘Smart Move’ appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
According to an estimate by recycling and waste management company Covanta Holding Corporation, Americans literally throw away $62 million dollars a year worth of spare pocket change. Covanta offered CBS News a theory along with the estimate “that the coins are probably tossed accidentally.” Coinstar to Sell Bitcoin for Pocket Change at US Grocery StoresThe post How Coinstar Could Turn $62 Million Dollars Worth of Literal Trash into Bitcoin appeared first on CCN
BitTorrent, a leading software firm around the globe with over 100 million monthly users, continues to be the center of attention in the Tron community. The firm is noted to be the biggest acquisitions of Tron Foundation, as the use case of it was recognized even by Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. The project is […]The post Tron Airdrop and BitTorrent Protocol Airdrop statistics revealed by Binance Research appeared first on AMBCrypto.
This is the fourth instalment of reporter Colin Harper's "Living on Bitcoin" experience in San Francisco. Find out what happened to him earlier on Day 1 , on Day 2 and on Day 3.I woke up in a state of amazement: In my three days of living on bitcoin, I had managed to survive on a handful of services and the generosity of friends.Hungry for any place that would let me spend it, I was more determined than ever to call up every single store in the Bay Area that might accept bitcoin. A few, like Bamboo Asia and Ramen Underground, were closed yesterday, so I still had a small, if shrinking, beacon of light at the end of a tunnel of rejection.Most places weren’t open yet, so I had a call with my editor, who was keen to hear about how it had been both too simple and hopelessly difficult.“Well hey, there’s the angle,” she suggested.It was an angle, but it was also a dead end of sorts. I needed to find someplace to finally spend my bitcoin to make my day-to-day purchases different for a change (though going shop-to-shop in unsuccessful attempts to spend it and acting like a hungry lunatic on Haight street could also be considered “something different”).A bit of work, a bit of coffee, a bit of social media trumpeting and it’s 11:00 a.m. Excited by the prospect of hopefully going out for lunch for once this week, I called up Bamboo Asia first.“Hello, is this Bamboo Asia?”“Yes it is,” a woman respond...
The British pound fell from its two-month high early Friday as fears of a no-deal exit from the European Union rescinded. After hitting the $1.3000 mark on Thursday, the sterling pound is now trading around the $1.2940 level. While the sterling had hovered above the $1.2965 mark since the New York close, the decline acceleratedThe post Watching the Pennies Excessively? Pound Falls from Two-Month High as UK Retail Sales Disappoint appeared first on CCN
Hyperinflation in Venezuela is estimated to have reached a boggling 1.3 million percent in 2018. To reconcile runaway prices, the wealthy and the technologically savvy have turned to the stock market and cryptocurrency. Venezuela’s Deteriorating Economy Turns People to Cryptocurrencies Fueled by rich oil reserves, the country was once one of the fastest growing in […]The post Venezuela Could Set New Precedent for Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange appeared first on CryptoSlate.
2018 was a crazy year for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as markets dropped significantly in value, but there were still plenty of sensational headlines to capture attention in a period when digital currency news coverage changed drastically. According to statistics from Cryptocompare and alternative research from other sources, media crypto narratives have evolved rapidly. Also read: Openbazaar’s New […]The post Bitcoin and Market-Related Headlines Dominated Crypto News Coverage in 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Although this week was off to a volatile start, as the days went on Bitcoin began finding increased stability in the $3,600 region. This stability has led to a bout of sideways trading for the entire crypto markets, which have drifted down slightly today. Now, one prominent crypto analyst believes that Bitcoin needs to trade...The post Analyst: Bitcoin Price Must Get Above $3,700 in Order for Crypto Markets to Surge appeared first on NewsBTC.
The whole ICO space right now is operating in a pendulum model and investors were all initially looking at high growth and quick money, which is why they got into trouble. Right now, the market is moving towards more stability and less profit expectations, which means that the prices might not give you massive growth […]The post Is the ICO Market Still There? appeared first on BitcoinerX.
A Bitcoin ATM company based in the US has announced a partnership with a major multi-national coin-counting company to enable users to buy Bitcoin (BTC) at thousands of kiosks in different stores. Buy Bitcoin at Your Local Grocery Store Coinme – reportedly the first blockchain-oriented state-licensed Bitcoin ATM operator in the US has announced a...The post Buy Bitcoin at Thousands of Stores at Coinstar Kiosks appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
“This analysis is an adaptation from the work of Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro” Key Highlights for the day Russia nowhere close to adding [...]The post FUD Alert: Russia Nowhere Close to Adding Bitcoin to Its National Reserve, Crypto Ruble May be a Reality Instead appeared first on Coingape.
At press time, the father of crypto has fallen slightly under the $3,600 mark, and bitcoin is now trading for about $3,598. It’s a small drop to say the least, though at this stage, it’s likely every enthusiast is watching the price like a hawk to see if (or when) it comes crashing down. Everyone […]The post Bitcoin Price Watch: Volatility May Be Increasing; Are More Drops on the Way? appeared first on NullTX.
Latest data from CryptoCompare finds Ethereum Classic has outperformed Ethereum by 5% despite suffering from a doomsday scenario 51% double-spend attack – what are the facts? As originally reported by CryptoGlobe, on January 5, before the widely reported attack that manipulated the Ethereum Classic blockchain leading to a double spend, ETC was trading at $5.25, while […]The post Ethereum Classic gets hacked and .. outperforms Ethereum – How? appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, who provides chips to Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, says that 2018 saw a downturn in demand for crypto mining chips. In a recent conference call with investors, TSMC CEO C. C. Wei said that cryptocurrency had previously accounted for “a lot” of the company’s orders, but that it had goneThe post Bitmain’s Chip Supplier Saw a ‘Big Drop’ in Crypto Mining Sales Last Year appeared first on CCN
Mercury fx, an xRapid user and one of Ripple’s foremost partners recently stated that the technology has been used successfully which enabled the company to move massive amounts of capital. The organization stated: “We’ve made our largest payments across RippleNet using #XRP – 86,633.00 pesos (£3,521.67) from the U.K. to Mexico in seconds.” Mercury fx […]The post XRP powered xRapid partner Mercury fx elucidates on capital moved between US and Mexico appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Ripple is outlining some of the differences between its payment platform and the global payment network Swift. Swift’s messaging system is the current global standard for cross-border payments. The company says it currently links more than 11,000 financial institutions around the world. At the Shift Money fintech conference in Croatia, Ripple sales director Ross D’Arcy said he believes […]The post Ripple Highlights Differences With Swift, Says Real-Time Remittances Should Be Global Standard appeared first on The Daily Hodl.
New research from CryptoCompare has found for the first time, Tether’s grip on the stablecoin market is starting to slip as six months of bad publicity starts to take effect. According to data in CryptoCompare’s monthly Exchange Review for December, two competitors to Tether (USDT) have made small inroads into its dominant position in Bitcoin trading. From […]The post Tether’s grip on stablecoin market begins to fray – PAX the main contender to replace it appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.
It seems like ShapeShift has done exactly as its name suggests, changing form almost beyond recognition. Founder, CEO, and no fan of the SEC, Erik Voorhees’ exchange once existed without accounts. Now they have full KYC and hand over customer data upon request. ShapeShift Shocked Crypto World With KYC In what can only be described as a seismic shift in ethos, ShapeShift started implementing KYC in September 2018. They first sugarcoated it as a “membership program,”Read MoreThe post ShapeShift Aided 60 Law Enforcement Inquiries in 2018, Erik Voorhees Reveals appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
As the crypto industry grows, its increased use by both innocent cryptocurrency investors and malicious cyber criminals does as well. This has prompted government agencies and financial market regulators to take a deeper look at crypto transactions in order to track down potential criminal behavior in hopes of finding evidence that will lead to successful...The post US Agencies Top List of Law Enforcement Requests Sent to Crypto Exchanges appeared first on NewsBTC.
Key Crypto Highlights: Bitcoin price is trading near $3,650 as the Bitcoin volatility hits its lowest since mid-November 2018 while BTC hash rate goes back [...]The post Crypto Update: Bitcoin Volatility Hits mid-Nov Low, Experts Call out Stock Market Bubble Bursting appeared first on Coingape.
Things are not going according to plan for most cryptocurrencies right now. Especially where Ethereum is concerned. The price isn’t looking all that great. It seems unlikely this situation will turn around anytime soon, although one never knows what the future will hold. For the time being, the downtrend will probably continue over the weekend. […]The post Ethereum Price Drops to $120 as Bears Control the Market appeared first on NullTX.
Billionaire Elon Musk must be feeling the heat now that General Motors appears on track to surpass Tesla to become the most valuable US car maker for 2019. Tesla’s stock price plunged more than 12% Friday (Jan. 18) on heavy trading volume — suggesting a sell-off is in the making. As of this writing, TSLA sharesThe post Elon Musk under Fire: Why GM Could Pass Tesla as Most Valuable US Car Maker appeared first on CCN
Ethereum [ETH], the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is back in the bear’s club as the coin is covered in red most of the times. The coin is not the only one spotted in the red club, as several other top coins are also seen enjoying the bear’s side of the market along with Ethereum. […]The post Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Bear’s presence over the coin continues to grow stronger appeared first on AMBCrypto.
Dan Schulman, the president and CEO of PayPal, said that the fintech giant would provide federal employees affected by the partial US government shutdown with an interest-free $500 line of credit. PayPal to Dole Out $25 Million in Interest-Free Cash Advances Schulman says the private sector is “in a position to help” the 800,000 federalThe post Clever Play? PayPal CEO Offers Help to Workers Hurt by US Government Shutdown appeared first on CCN
Patreon has been making the case for censorship-resistant money increasingly apparent.The platform allows members to contribute to artists or creators that they support. These contributions are made via standard payment methods like credit cards.Over the past few months, there has been an increase in public outcry over multiple separate instances where Patreon has removed creators from its platform. BitPatron, a Bitcoin-friendly version of the website, has recently come to the surface as a possible alternative.A Series of BansOne of the first well-known bans dates back to August 2018 when James Allsup, a far-right political commentator, was banned from the funding platform.In December, a wave of media attention ensued when another alt-right activist and spokesperson, Milo Yiannopoulos, was shut down almost 24 hours after he had set up an account to fund his “magnificent 2019 comeback tour.” Patreon’s reasoning for removing Yiannopoulos’s account was due to his past association with the Proud Boys, a violent, far-right political group (whose founders were kicked off of Facebook and Twitter recently as well).Only a day after Yiannopoulos’s ban, British YouTuber Sargon of Akkad had his account removed for violating Patreon’s hate speech guidelines by making racist and hateful remarks toward minority groups.Another notable example occurred when Patreon had to close an account against their will when Masterc...
Ethereum Constantinople Delayed To Late-February Earlier this week, Ethereum World News reported that Ethereum’s long-planned Constantinople blockchain upgrade fell upon hard times, with developers drawing attention to an error in the protocol’s code, which would purportedly allow malicious attackers to drain ETH from smart contracts. As this news propagated, the market fell, with Ether falling […]The post Ethereum Constantinople Delayed Until February 27th (Last Date of VanEck Bitcoin ETF Verdict) appeared first on Ethereum World News.
Using cryptocurrency debit cards to pay for goods and services does not contradict Russian law, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev was quoted as saying by local media. He believes these transactions are legal as the seller receives the money in Russian rubles. Also read: No Reason to ‘Bury’ Cryptocurrencies, Russian PM Medvedev Says Buying […]The post Crypto Cards Are Legal in Russia, According to the Finance Ministry appeared first on Bitcoin News.
Thailand’s Stock Exchange (SET) is reportedly planning to apply for a digital asset operating license. If granted by the country’s Finance Ministry, the license will see the SET becoming an authorized digital asset exchange. SET Eying a Digital Asset License According to a report from the Bangkok Post, SET intends to apply to the country;’s Finance Ministry in...The post Thailand’s Stock Exchange Eyeing a Digital Asset License appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
BitDeer.com announces partnership with EXMO, Russia’s Biggest Crypto Exchange, and launches dedicated Russian site Singapore – BitDeer.com, the world’s leading computing power-sharing platform is announcing the launch of its Russian...The post Press Release: BitDeer.com Sees Massive Growth With Over 1.2 Million Visitors appeared first on Trustnodes.