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SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

Over the last year, SHA-256 mining, the process that’s used to find blocks on both the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks, alongside a slew of other cryptocurrencies, has grown exponentially. Digital asset trading markets have been in a slump over the last eight months of 2018, but the bearish sentiment has not […]The post SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Mining|BTC|Trading|Market
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Valuation of Crypto Market Slightly Declines But Bitcoin Price Shows Stability

ccn | 08-19-2018

In the past 24 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has dropped slightly by $2 billion, from $215 billion to $213 billion, as the Bitcoin price and Ethereum price demonstrated stability. Most major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, EOS, and Ethereum recorded decent gains in the range of 1 to 5 percent. Tokens includingThe post Valuation of Crypto Market Slightly Declines But Bitcoin Price Shows Stability appeared first on CCN

Categories: BTC|Trading|Market|ETH|XRP
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Five Reasons to Be Excited About the Finney Smartphone (SIRIN LABS’ Ambitious Blockchain Phone)

cryptoglobe | 08-19-2018

This article talks about SIRIN LABS's upcoming $1000 blockchain smartphone, the Finney (named after computer scientist Hal Finney, the second-ever user of Bitcoin), and gives five reasons to be excited about this ambitious project.

Categories: Blockchain|BTC
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UAE’s Adab Solutions Launches First Islamic Crypto Exchange

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

Adab Solutions has launched the First Islamic Crypto Exchange (FICE) and will be launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in September 2018. The exchange is going to run on the standards set by the Shariah Advisory Board and is expected to revolutionize the perception with which the whole Islamic world views the cryptocurrency market. Announced...The post UAE’s Adab Solutions Launches First Islamic Crypto Exchange appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: Exchange|ICO|BTC|Market
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Despite Market Gains on the Day, Bitcoin Remains Below $6,500, Ethereum Loses $300 Support

cointelegraph | 08-19-2018

Market momentum builds amongst top altcoins, but Bitcoin slips below $6,500 and Ethereum fails to hold $300 support

Categories: Market|BTC|ETH|Altcoin|LTC
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India Bitconnect Head Arrested

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

Alleged India Bitconnect head, Divyesh Darji, was arrested this week at a airport in Delhi as he arrived from Dubai. He and conspirators are accused of bilking millions of dollars (Rs 88,000 crore) from Indian investors seeking to find financial refuge during the government’s demonetization campaign. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots […]The post India Bitconnect Head Arrested appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Business
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Tradingview, Monarch Token Partner to Support Professional NASCAR Racers

cryptoglobe | 08-19-2018

Representatives from Rick Ware Racing (RWR), a US-based professional stock car racing team, recently announced that Monarch Token, a crypto-to-fiat payment solutions provider, has partnered with social trading network TradingView.

Categories: ICO|Trading|Business
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Ethereum Most Popular Crypto Among Phishers who made $2.3 Million in Q2 2018: Kaspersky

ccn | 08-19-2018

Cybercriminals have raked in a total $2.3 million by exploiting ICOs via phishing in the second quarter of 2018, a Kaspersky study revealed. The multinational cybersecurity company in its new Spam and Phishing in Q2 2018 report found that online malefactors target crypto investors with fake ICO websites. Most of these sites belong to Ethereum-powered startups that raiseThe post Ethereum Most Popular Crypto Among Phishers who made $2.3 Million in Q2 2018: Kaspersky appeared first on CCN

Categories: ETH|ICO|Business
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44% of American Executives Think “Blockchain Is Overhyped”, Deloitte Survey Finds

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

New indicators point to corporate executives starting to wisen up to the notion that so-called blockchain technology is some kind of cure-all drug for their industries that they can just extract from Bitcoin and drop the cryptocurrency behind. The latest example of this is a recent survey by Deloitte, showing that 44% of American executives […]The post 44% of American Executives Think “Blockchain Is Overhyped”, Deloitte Survey Finds appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Blockchain|Technology
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Half Of Remaining Unmined Bitcoin ‘Already Spoken For’ – CoinShares CEO

bitcoinist | 08-19-2018

UK cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares’ has called for Bitcoin to get a “new narrative” to drive consumer interest and lift prices to new highs. Bitcoin To Pull An Amazon? In a series of tweets and a Medium post August 17, CEO Ryan Radloff explained how Bitcoin could follow in the footsteps of companies such as Amazon and Microsoft, whose shares deflated in the year 2000 then exploded to new heights over aRead MoreThe post Half Of Remaining Unmined Bitcoin ‘Already Spoken For’ – CoinShares CEO appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Categories: BTC|Market
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South African Tax Authority Going After Crypto Traders

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

The South African Revenue Service is working to improve the tracking of cryptocurrency traders and their transactions in order to verify if they are paying taxes. According to its Commissioner, the agency is exploring ways to better identify those that are profiting from trading digital assets and check if they are evading taxation. Also read: […]The post South African Tax Authority Going After Crypto Traders appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Regulation|BTC|Trading|Business
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Bitcoin Developer: Merchants Accepting Crypto Can Process Their Own Payments for Less Than $6 per Month

cryptoglobe | 08-19-2018

Bitcoin developer Nicolas Dorier has recently published a guide revealed that merchants accepting bitcoin can process their own payments through a bitcoin full node via a BTCPay Server, a move that can cost less than $6 a month.

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Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain Says It’s Adding 50k Users Per Day

ccn | 08-19-2018

Cryptocurrency wallet Blockchain is adding up 50,000 users a day amidst the ongoing crypto market downturn. Posting on his Twitter account, Blockchain CEO and Cofounder Peter Smith made the claim in a tweet that also appeared to take a shot at Coinbase. Defying the Downturn Responding to a Bloomberg interview with Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong where heThe post Bitcoin Wallet Blockchain Says It’s Adding 50k Users Per Day appeared first on CCN

Categories: Blockchain|BTC|Market
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Exclusive Interview: Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Talks Blockchain, Reveals Upcoming Involvement with Crypto Startup

themerkle | 08-19-2018

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is a computer engineer and inventor responsible for the creation of the Apple I computer as well as a primary contributor to the Apple II. He played arguably the biggest role in the personal computer revolution, and is a forefather of the third technological revolution, which ushered in the era […]

Categories: Blockchain|BTC|ETH
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Ripple Adds 3 New Crypto Exchange Partners to xRapid

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

Ripple announces that it has signed partnerships with 3 cryptocurrency exchanges: Bittrex, Coins.ph, and Bitso. The partnership focuses on the use of Ripple’s product, xRapid, that allows conversion of XRP tokens into fiat currencies and makes cross-border transactions seamless and quick. According to Ripple’s press release, published August 16th, the company signed a partnership with...The post Ripple Adds 3 New Crypto Exchange Partners to xRapid appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: XRP|Exchange|BTC|ICO|Fiat
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Sports Token ICO Issuer MobileGo Threatens Critics With Legal Action

ccn | 08-19-2018

MobileGo, which bills itself on its website as a dedicated token to bring eSports to everyone, has warned it will consider legal action against people making unreasonable demands against the company. The situation came to light on Twitter Friday, Aug. 17, when one tweeter commented that an ICO issuer is threatening to sue investors andThe post Sports Token ICO Issuer MobileGo Threatens Critics With Legal Action appeared first on CCN

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21-Year-Old Bitcoin Dealer Indicted on International Money Laundering Charges

cryptoglobe | 08-19-2018

On Friday (17 August 2018), the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California, announced that a 21-year-old Bitcoin dealer was "ordered held without bail today in connection with a 31-count indictment charging him with operating an illegal money transmitting business, failing to maintain an anti-money laundering program, international money laundering and conspiracy to structure monetary transactions."

Categories: BTC|Business
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Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

A Mexico-based “prolific bitcoin dealer” has been indicted and held without bond in the US on a number of international money laundering charges. He used Bitfinex for his exchange needs after Coinbase closed his account. His “activities ‘blew a giant hole’ through the legal framework of U.S. anti-money laundering laws,” the Department of Justice wrote. […]The post Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Regulation|Exchange|Asia
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To Canonical or Not Canonical, That’s the Bitcoin Cash Question

trustnodes | 08-19-2018

Among many discussions in Bitcoin Cash, which is to have a protocol upgrade this November, stands the question of whether canonical transaction ordering should be implemented, or indeed whether it...The post To Canonical or Not Canonical, That’s the Bitcoin Cash Question appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Crypto Market Drops Over 3% After Bitcoin Fails to Breach $6,600 Resistance

cryptoglobe | 08-19-2018

The cryptocurrency ecosystem recently lost over $7 billion, going from over $220 billion to about $213 billion at press time, after bitcoin failed to breach the $6,600 resistance it attempted to breach earlier this month, on August 15.

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Venezuela’s Currency Devalued By 96% as Maduro Announces New Crypto-Pegged Forex Rate

bitcoinist | 08-19-2018

On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced a new single exchange rate for the bolivar that’s pegged to the Petro virtual currency. Under the new guidelines, one Petro would equal $60 dollars, which means the nation’s currency is essentially devalued by 96 percent.  Amid immense political and economic turmoil in the South American nation, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently proclaimed a variety of economic overhauls during a speech broadcast on state television. The socialist leaderRead MoreThe post Venezuela’s Currency Devalued By 96% as Maduro Announces New Crypto-Pegged Forex Rate appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Categories: Regulation|Exchange|Commodity
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Wall Street Demand For Crypto Rises as Exchange Activity Thrives in Bear Market

newsbtc | 08-19-2018

The interest of Wall Street firms towards opportunities in crypto custody and asset management has continued to increase despite the 80 percent correction the market experienced in 2018. Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analysts refuted recent reports about the struggle of cryptocurrency exchanges and stated that digital asset trading platforms have been recording solid volumes,...The post Wall Street Demand For Crypto Rises as Exchange Activity Thrives in Bear Market appeared first on NewsBTC.

Categories: Market|Trading|Exchange|BTC
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New Cryptocurrency Rewards Users for Watching and Sharing Movies

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

Watching trailers and movies is always fun, and it can be even more exciting if you’re paid for doing so. An Australian distributor has released a new cryptocurrency which will be used to pay users for watching, sharing, and promoting their latest movies and trailers. A new cryptocurrency called “Screencreds” has been launched by an...The post New Cryptocurrency Rewards Users for Watching and Sharing Movies appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Mining
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FINRA Throws Shade on the ‘SAFT’ ICO Framework

ccn | 08-19-2018

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a Washington-based self-regulatory body, has cautioned investors to beware of ICOs touting their adoption of the SAFT (Simple Agreements for Future Tokens) framework as evidence of investment security or regulatory compliance. SAFT Background The warning, which appears in its August 16, 2018 Investor’s Alert publication addressing potential ICO investorsThe post FINRA Throws Shade on the ‘SAFT’ ICO Framework appeared first on CCN

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As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

coindesk | 08-19-2018

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

Categories: Regulation|Blockchain|Sponsored
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The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported on McAfee’s “Doomed” wallet, a panic in the altcoin markets, Binance’s new fiat-to-crypto platform in Liechtenstein and much more. The most commented-on article during the week covered a situation in the UK, where banks are targeting cryptocurrency owners – having their assets frozen and accounts […]The post The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Altcoin|Exchange|BTC|Market
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Firm Behind First Blockchain ETFs Launches $100 Million Crypto Hedge Fund

financemagnates | 08-19-2018

Reality Shares of California has attracted around $100 million worth of new business since launching its exchange-traded funds.

Categories: Blockchain|BTC|Regulation|Business
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Market Watch August 19

cryptopotato | 08-19-2018

Bitcoin and Ethereum Bitcoin continues to hold a position within the range of $6,000 – $6,500. At the time of writing, the world’s largest cryptocurrency trades at $6,361, losing 1.90% in the last 24 hours trading period, a little drop caused by the volatile crypto markets. Ethereum, on the other hand, still battles at $296, […]The post Market Watch August 19 appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Welcome to ‘Bitcoin Purgatory’

bitcoinist | 08-19-2018

Bitcoin seemed on the verge of a breakout above $6,650 but a failed third attempt, followed by a lack of buying interest has given bears an opportunity to snatch back control and it looks like BTC has dropped a shelf for a bit of sideways trading in the $6,200 – $6,400 range. Bitcoin Price Market Overview Earlier this week on CNBC Fast Money, host Melissa Lee described the narrow channel between $6k and $7k asRead MoreThe post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Welcome to ‘Bitcoin Purgatory’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Crypto Week In Review: The Market Remains Tumultuous Even Amid Bullish News

newsbtc | 08-19-2018

While investors entered this past week expecting for the crypto market to fall further, it has become apparent that the market has temporarily staved off a move lower. Whether this recovery was a result of positive fundamentals or just a “dead cat bounce” remains to be seen. Nonetheless, this week has had its fair share...The post Crypto Week In Review: The Market Remains Tumultuous Even Amid Bullish News appeared first on NewsBTC.

Categories: Market|Trading|BTC|ETH|ETC
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Pornhub Subsidiary Tube8 to Reward Users with Crypto for Watching Porn

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

Tube8, a subsidiary of one of the most popular adult film websites, Pornhub, has announced plans to put its entire platform on the blockchain. The popular adult streaming video website is partnering with Vice Industry Token (VIT) and plans to reward users with VIT tokens for watching porn. According to Hard Fork, Tube8 is teaming...The post Pornhub Subsidiary Tube8 to Reward Users with Crypto for Watching Porn appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: Mining|ICO|BTC|Blockchain
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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Failed Again Near $6,600, Now What?

newsbtc | 08-19-2018

Key Points Bitcoin price rebounded and moved above the $6,400 level, but it failed near $6,600 against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $6,460 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains in a broad range between $6,000...The post Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD Failed Again Near $6,600, Now What? appeared first on NewsBTC.

Categories: Trading|BTC|Market|Fiat
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UK Cryptocurrency Startups Suffer Dwindling Fortunes Amidst Market Decline

bitcoinist | 08-19-2018

Cryptocurrency startups in the United Kingdom are struggling in 2018. The fringe benefits that came with changing a company’s name to reflect an interest in blockchain technology seems to have all but disappeared. “Cryptomania” is at its Lowest Ebb In the last months of 2017, cryptomania gripped large swaths of the global business scene. With ICOs raking in hundreds of millions of dollars and cryptocurrencies reaching new all-time highs, the emerging market became the focusRead MoreThe post UK Cryptocurrency Startups Suffer Dwindling Fortunes Amidst Market Decline appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Categories: Market|ICO|Blockchain|Technology|Business
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Pantera Working to Raise $175 Million for New Blockchain Venture Fund

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

Crypto-focused investment firm, Pantera Capital, has stated that it is hoping to raise $175 million for its next venture, and are reportedly more than half-way there already. Being at the forefront of cryptocurrency advancement is expensive work, just ask Paul Veradittakit, firm partner at Pantera Capital. According to Tech Crunch, one of the industry’s biggest investment...The post Pantera Working to Raise $175 Million for New Blockchain Venture Fund appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: ICO|Blockchain|BTC|XRP|Regulation
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Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion in Hours as Tokens Drop 10% on Average

ccn | 08-19-2018

In merely three hours, the crypto market has lost more than $9 billion of its valuation, as the price of tokens and small market cap cryptocurrencies dropped substantially. Tokens Plunge 10% Off of 2% Decline of Bitcoin After demonstrating a relatively strong corrective rally, the crypto market saw a decline in the value of tokens,The post Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion in Hours as Tokens Drop 10% on Average appeared first on CCN

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Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware Wallet

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

In South Korea, Bithumb was visited by officials of the Mongolian government. Upbit is offering free training leading up to its developer conference. A public company has unveiled a hardware wallet as it enters the crypto space. Meanwhile, hacked crypto exchange Coinrail has launched an international service for non-Korean customers, and a US bitcoin ATM […]The post Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Asia|Exchange|ICO
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Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis: BCH/USD Holding Key Support at $540

newsbtc | 08-19-2018

Key Points Bitcoin cash price recovered and moved above the $520 and $540 resistance levels against the US Dollar. There is a major contracting triangle forming with support near $545 on the 4-hours chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair has to stay above the $545 and $540 support levels to...The post Bitcoin Cash Price Weekly Analysis: BCH/USD Holding Key Support at $540 appeared first on NewsBTC.

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Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

Announcing a 60-fold increase of the minimum monthly salary, President Maduro promised Venezuelans they will be paid at least 0.5 petro, once his monetary reforms are in place next week. The national crypto will be exchanged at a rate of $60 USD and the new “sovereign bolivar” will be pegged to the digital coin.    […]The post Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Regulation|BTC|Fiat|Commodity
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Website Builder Service ‘Wix’ Announces PumaPay Cryptocurrency Payment Option

livebitcoinnews | 08-19-2018

PumaPay has announced its partnership with Wix, the website creation and hosting platform. Based on the partnership, the PumaPay cryptocurrency (PMA) becomes one of the payment options on the platform. Wix Adds PumaPay Cryptocurrency PumaPay which is fast becoming a cryptocurrency payment staple in the adult entertainment industry has added a new client, Wix. The...The post Website Builder Service ‘Wix’ Announces PumaPay Cryptocurrency Payment Option appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100,000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars

bitcoinist | 08-19-2018

Venezuela’s currency the Bolivar Fuerte jumped to 9.2 million per dollar and almost 60 million per bitcoin August 18, just two days before a major redenomination cuts five zeros off its value. Redenomination Looms As reported by cryptocurrency commentators including Purse.io support head Eduardo Gomez, the bolivar traded unofficially at around 6.7 million VEF per 1 USD August 17, before suddenly depreciating rapidly to 9.2 million. “Yesterday 1 bitcoin was worth 44 billion bolivars, nowRead MoreThe post Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100,000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Failing to Surpass Resistance

bitcoin.com | 08-19-2018

Cryptocurrency prices have seen some recovery after our last markets update four days ago when a large majority of digital assets lost quite a bit of value. Since then, and more so over the last 48 hours, the entire crypto-economy capitalization ($216B) has gained roughly $20B. The action yesterday was more bullish as most of […]The post Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Failing to Surpass Resistance appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: Market|BTC|Trading|ETH|XRP
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ETN vs. ETF: Which Is the Investor’s Dream?

cointelegraph | 08-18-2018

The fact that an ETN from Stockholm is now targeting the U.S. market may sound like a win, but it's a far cry from the big ETF prize

Categories: Market|Regulation|Altcoin
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Bitcoin Cash Futures, Venture Funds, and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto

ccn | 08-18-2018

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 0.82% toThe post Bitcoin Cash Futures, Venture Funds, and Lawsuits: This Week in Crypto appeared first on CCN

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Cryptocurrency Mining Still Available on Google Play Store Despite Recent Ban

livebitcoinnews | 08-18-2018

Despite the recent ban on cryptocurrency mining apps by Google on its Play Store, there are still reports of such apps available for download on the platform. Mining Apps Still Available for Download In July, Google released an updated policy document within which contained its decision to ban cryptocurrency mining apps from the Play Store....The post Cryptocurrency Mining Still Available on Google Play Store Despite Recent Ban appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Blogger Who Wrote “Why Bitcoin Is Stupid” Gets Bank Account Frozen in Ironic Twist

cryptoglobe | 08-18-2018

Peter Adeney, a blogger who writes under the pseudonym Mr. Money Mustache, recently say Capital One freeze his bank account. Adeney has notably written a popular article that advised his readers to stay away from Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency

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Cryptocurrency Miners Ignore the Bitcoin Price Fall, Focus on Expansion Instead

bitcoinist | 08-18-2018

The recent decline in cryptocurrency prices has cast a shadow on several aspects of the digital currencies space. However, one area where this bearish outlook has not extended to is cryptocurrency mining.  The Hash Factor is an Indicator According to a report from Bloomberg, bitcoin mining has remained profitable for some miners who have improved their investments and efficiencies in the space — even against the continued bitcoin price drops. One of the indicators ofRead MoreThe post Cryptocurrency Miners Ignore the Bitcoin Price Fall, Focus on Expansion Instead appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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Testing the Newly Transformed Non-Custodial Coinbase Wallet

bitcoin.com | 08-18-2018

A while back, the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase announced the launch of an ethereum-based wallet called Toshi. The application was a private and secure messaging platform tethered to a non-custodial ETH wallet. Now Coinbase has decided to revamp the application and Toshi will become the ‘Coinbase Wallet’ which will not only offer ETH and it’s […]The post Testing the Newly Transformed Non-Custodial Coinbase Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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California Bitcoin Dealer Indicted for Money Laundering

livebitcoinnews | 08-18-2018

Authorities have indicted a 21-year-old Bitcoin dealer for money laundering as he sold $750,000 in Bitcoin across the US. Across the world, governments are grappling with how to regulate cryptocurrency. Some are heavy-handed in their approach, while others just seek to put some regulations in place for consumer protection. One thing that all governments frown...The post California Bitcoin Dealer Indicted for Money Laundering appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Cobinhood Founders Raise $20 Million for Blockchain That Processes 1 Million Transactions Per Second

ccn | 08-18-2018

The founders of cryptocurrency exchange Cobinhood are commissioning the development of a new blockchain capable of processing 1 million transactions per second, a massive undertaking given that Bitcoin transaction can take hours to complete and Ethereum transactions range from 1-5 minutes, with even Visa’s ~2000 tx/s being dwarfed in comparison. The company behind the projectThe post Cobinhood Founders Raise $20 Million for Blockchain That Processes 1 Million Transactions Per Second appeared first on CCN

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