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Is This the End of Crypto?

themerkle | 12-15-2018

Bitcoin’s tumbled to a 15-month low. Ethereum is circling the drain. Despite announcements of a Swiss ETP, more regulated bitcoin futures in Q1, a German stock exchange launching a crypto platform, and institutional investors getting in, the market keeps on hemorrhaging. Is it time to jump ship? Cut your losses and get out while there’s […]The post Is This the End of Crypto? appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: Business|BTC|ETH|Exchange|Market
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Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

Speculation on future adoption is a substantial Bitcoin price driver, while “actual utility” is not, according to BitPay CEO Stephen Pair

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Downturn or Not, Bitcoin Has Still Outperformed Apple Since Last January

ccn | 12-15-2018

In January of last year, the U.S. stock market went through one of the largest bull markets in recent history, with technology stocks like Alphabet and Apple achieving record high numbers. Within the past two years, the stock price of Apple (AAPL) increased from $115 to $165, by 43.7 percent. Alphabet (GOOGL), the parent companyThe post Downturn or Not, Bitcoin Has Still Outperformed Apple Since Last January appeared first on CCN

Categories: BTC|Market|Trading|Business|Technology
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A brand new wallet for Android reviewed

cryptonewsreview | 12-15-2018

We put Samourai Wallet through its paces… For spending cryptocurrencies – using them for their intended purpose, as currencies – there’s little to match the convenience of a smartphone wallet. Having immediate access on a device which is connected to the internet – and, thus, the blockchain – but fits in your pocket makes spending […]The post A brand new wallet for Android reviewed appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.

Categories: Blockchain
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Monitor Bitcoin Cash Development With the Coin Dance Tracking Page

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

Cryptocurrency data website Coin Dance revealed on Friday the team’s revamped Bitcoin Cash protocol development tracking page. Interested proponents can get a comprehensive look at all the completed BCH developments, proposals, ideas that are being discussed, and concepts that are currently under development. Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down The […]The post Monitor Bitcoin Cash Development With the Coin Dance Tracking Page appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Market|Blockchain
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Cambridge University Study: Speculation of the Death of Bitcoin ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

bitcoinist | 12-15-2018

Following news that verified crypto-user numbers doubled in the first three-quarters of 2018, the study by Cambridge University also concluded that the death of Bitcoin amid an 85% drop in price has been ‘greatly exaggerated’ by the media.  Cambridge University: Bitcoin Mining Diversifying Aside from the influx of new users, the report titled 2nd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study reveals several other key findings from the analysis, notably: Diversification has increased, with a rise in cross-segment expansion, meaning 57% of companiesRead MoreThe post Cambridge University Study: Speculation of the Death of Bitcoin ‘Greatly Exaggerated’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Categories: BTC|Mining|Market|Trading|Altcoin
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Blockchain is a ‘Systemic Risk’ for Financial Industry: DTCC Exec.

ccn | 12-15-2018

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation or DTCC issues a report every year on the stability of the global financial system and has done so every year since 2013. It describes this report in these terms: “[T]he DTCC Systemic Risk Barometer Survey serves as an annual pulse check to monitor existing and emerging risks thatThe post Blockchain is a ‘Systemic Risk’ for Financial Industry: DTCC Exec. appeared first on CCN

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From South Korea to IBM Food Trust - How Blockchain Is Used in the Food Industry

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

From IBM Food Trust to South Korean government - here is how blockchain is used in the food industry

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Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.15: New annual low, the $3000 target is much closer

cryptopotato | 12-15-2018

In our previous price analysis from two days ago, we mentioned that Bitcoin is testing the $3200 annual low for the third time in a week. As expected, the support didn’t hold this time, and BTC had discovered a new record low. As of writing this update, the current low stands on $3122 (Bitstamp). This […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis Dec.15: New annual low, the $3000 target is much closer appeared first on CryptoPotato.

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Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US Job of 2018

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

Linkedin has published its 2018 “Emerging Jobs Report” for the United States, in which it names “Blockchain Developer” as the most rapidly emerging employment position of the past year. According to the report, the position saw growth of 33x on Linkedin’s platform during 2018. Also Read: Pantera Capital Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of […]The post Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US Job of 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Regulation|Blockchain|Technology|Wallet
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Ethereum Price Remains at $83 as Bears Continue to Dominate

themerkle | 12-15-2018

It is somewhat refreshing and surprising to see multiple cryptocurrency markets go in the green all of a sudden. This is primarily because the Bitcoin value is still down by nearly $32 at this point. In the case of Ethereum, the uptrend hasn’t materialized just yet. Its value remains well below $85, which is not […]The post Ethereum Price Remains at $83 as Bears Continue to Dominate appeared first on NullTX.

Categories: ETH|Trading|BTC|Market|Altcoin
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Will Coinbase Hit Its 2018 Target of $1.3 Billion in Revenue?

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

The current crypto bear market is dragging on, with billions in cryptocurrency wealth wiped out in 2018. The trading volume of six year-old Coinbase has hit a yearly low. Despite the crypto winter, the company is continuing to raise funds and has reached an impressive valuation of $8 billion. But is this figure justified and […]The post Will Coinbase Hit Its 2018 Target of $1.3 Billion in Revenue? appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Which Crypto Will Survive the Bear Market?

trustnodes | 12-15-2018

Bitcoin cash has fallen below litecoin for the first time since it was created as an endless sell-off continues amid slowing economic data in China, falling stocks and a brutal...The post Which Crypto Will Survive the Bear Market? appeared first on Trustnodes.

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Bitcoin SV Drops to $65 Following 12% Drop

themerkle | 12-15-2018

There is plenty of red across all cryptocurrency and digital asset charts today. This is not entirely abnormal by any means, as Bitcoin dictates the overall momentum. Although the hourly charts show some positive momentum, one market not seeing any improvements is Bitcoin SV. This altcoin is getting beat up from every side as this […]The post Bitcoin SV Drops to $65 Following 12% Drop appeared first on NullTX.

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How Givv Is Using AI, Blockchain and the Power of 1.5 Billion Computers to Save the World

ccn | 12-15-2018

This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentionedThe post How Givv Is Using AI, Blockchain and the Power of 1.5 Billion Computers to Save the World appeared first on CCN

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Wendy McElroy: From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 9 From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence The most obvious objection to relying on self-defense…and restitution to prevent and rectify rights violations, is that these measures will be inadequate to deter criminals…Most people […]The post Wendy McElroy: From Drugs to Gold and Prostitution, the Blockchain Minimizes Violence appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES)

bitcoinist | 12-15-2018

2018 was underwhelming compared to 2017. The bear market went into full swing and most cryptocurrencies lost over eighty percent. Bitcoin has begun decoupling from many cryptocurrencies including those having some of the biggest developments of 2018. WAVES, TRX, and PAL are three cryptocurrencies that have persevered through the bear market. These three projects exceeded expectations and even demonstrated an important decoupling from BTC. Cryptocurrencies PAL, WAVES, and TRX Decouple Even during the bear market, thereRead MoreThe post 3 Cryptocurrencies Decoupling From Bitcoin into 2019 (PAL, TRX, WAVES) appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

Categories: BTC|TRX|Market|Trading|Blockchain
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DX Exchange CEO: Thousands of Unregulated Exchanges Generating Fake Volumes, Pump & Dumps

cryptocoremedia | 12-15-2018

Daniel Skowronski, the CEO of DXRead More →The post DX Exchange CEO: Thousands of Unregulated Exchanges Generating Fake Volumes, Pump & Dumps appeared first on Crypto Core Media.

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Venezuelan Government Converts Pension Payments to Petro Without Consent

blokt | 12-15-2018

Pusers can still convert their Petros back into bolivars and transfer them to a bank account, but that option isn’t easily accessible on the website.The financial overhaul of the Venezuelan economy is based on a cryptocurrency called Petro, at least for the Maduro-led government. Caracas Chronicles reported earlier this week that pensioners’ funds were credited […]Venezuelan Government Converts Pension Payments to Petro Without Consent was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

Categories: BTC|Blockchain|Fiat
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Augur House Elections Market: Alleged Reporter Says Republicans Won The Market

ccn | 12-15-2018

A person claiming to be the designated reporter for an Augur predictions market which asked the question “Which party will control the House after 2018 U.S. Midterm Election?” has posted to Reddit saying that he will be reporting that the Republicans control the house today. The market ends today, 12/10, and the Decmocrats, who wonThe post Augur House Elections Market: Alleged Reporter Says Republicans Won The Market appeared first on CCN

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Stellar [XLM]: When Will Price Hit the Bottom?

blokt | 12-15-2018

A look at the Weekly chart for Stellar in logarithmic form, shows us that price has been steadily declining since breaking the $0.2 support, and the next area of support is found in the May 2017 high at $0.06. If that does not hold, the next area of support would be between $1.5-2 (yellow rectangle). […]Stellar [XLM]: When Will Price Hit the Bottom? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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LinkedIn: Blockchain Development Is The Fastest-Growing Job Sector In The U.S

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

LinkedIn’s 2018 Emerging Job Reports has listed ‘blockchain developer’ as the fastest growing job sector with “33x growth” compared to last year’s report. The report said most of the jobs were centralized at IBM, ConsenSys, and Chainyard and are located in San Francisco, New York City, and Atlanta.

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Polymath Price Hits $0.14 Following Major Gains

themerkle | 12-15-2018

As all cryptocurrency markets continue to feel the pressure, a lot of investors grow uneasy. The extensive bear market of 2018 has gone on for some time now and seems to grow worse over time. Polymath, one of the lesser-traded altcoins, is making a small move up at this time. A somewhat surprising turn of […]The post Polymath Price Hits $0.14 Following Major Gains appeared first on NullTX.

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Bitcoin Hits New 2018 Low While Tether USDT Reached The 4th Biggest Cap

cryptopotato | 12-15-2018

TL;DR Bitcoin (BTC) continues to lose value, and its current price is getting closer to test the $3,000 area. Tether (USDT) has made a surprising comeback in the last month, thanks to the dumping altcoins. At the time of writing, USDT is the fourth largest cryptocurrency. The crypto market situation continues its usual bearish trend […]The post Bitcoin Hits New 2018 Low While Tether USDT Reached The 4th Biggest Cap appeared first on CryptoPotato.

Categories: USDT|BTC|Trading|Market|Altcoin
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Ripple [XRP]: Will Support Hold or Are We Heading Downward?

blokt | 12-15-2018

A look at the Weekly chart of Ripple in logarithmic form, shows us that price has fallen from the high of January 2018 of around $3.2 to close to $0.3. There is some support in the $0.3 area, and it is worth noting that there was a bounce with strong volume in September (yellow arrow), […]Ripple [XRP]: Will Support Hold or Are We Heading Downward? was originally found on [blokt] - Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News.

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Decentralized Crypto Exchange DDEEX to Fork 0x Protocol, Remove ZRX Token

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

DDEX, a prominent decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, has recently revealed that it plans to fork the 0x protocol and, in the process, remove the ZRX token from its platform, in an attempt to better serve its users.

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Pantera Capital Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of ICO Investments

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

Increasingly frequent action taken by the SEC against initial coin offerings is expected to lead to more cryptocurrency projects being forced to refund investors. Among those expected to be affected is the first U.S.-based cryptocurrency investment firm, Pantera Capital, with the company bracing to receive refunds on a quarter of its ICO investments. Also Read: BTI […]The post Pantera Capital Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of ICO Investments appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Categories: ICO|Regulation|BTC|Exchange|Business
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EOS Long-term Price Analysis - December 15

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

EOS’ price has seemingly been starting to hold on to a specific price level this week. Prior, the cryptoasset was seeing its value decline against the US dollar over various successive trading sessions.

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President Trump Appoints Bitcoin Proponent as White House Chief of Staff

bitcoinist | 12-15-2018

President Donald J. Trump has announced that he will be naming Mick Mulvaney as the new acting White House Chief of Staff. Mulvaney is a well-known Bitcoin proponent and has previously expressed his support of blockchain technology.  Mulvaney: New Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, who’s currently the director of the US Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has been named Acting White House Chief of Staff and will reportedly assume the position at theRead MoreThe post President Trump Appoints Bitcoin Proponent as White House Chief of Staff appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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US Coinbase Customers Can Make Instant, Free Crypto-To-Cash Transfers to PayPal

ccn | 12-15-2018

Coinbase — the largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange — partnered with payments platform PayPal to enable instant, free crypto-to-cash withdrawals for US customers. This means customers can now move the crypto balances in their Coinbase accounts to their PayPal accounts immediately, at no charge. “These withdrawals are not only fast; they’re free and incur no fees,”The post US Coinbase Customers Can Make Instant, Free Crypto-To-Cash Transfers to PayPal appeared first on CCN

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One Month Later, Which Crypto Is Winning the Bitcoin Cash Split?

coindesk | 12-15-2018

After a month of wild volatility and 'hash wars,' the public still has yet to pick a clear favorite out of the two new bitcoin cash forks, BCHABC and BSV.

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Ethereum (ETH) Long-term Price Analysis – December 15

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Ethereum’s value has been dropping against the US dollar, while its price has been ranging between $100 and $80 since December 7. The cryptocurrency ecosystem has been becoming duller over the weak forces of the two major market movers, the bears and the bulls.

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Cryptocurrency Market Update: Bitcoin falling to $2500?

coinnounce | 12-15-2018

Published on CoinnounceWith more and more fiat washing out, the cryptocurrency market crashed don to around $101 billion. Bitcoin is currently trading between $3130 and $3150 which is the lowest range hat bitcoin has reached from the past 16 months. Following bitcoin other major altcoins have also crashed down. Ethereum is trading around $82 which is also […]The post Cryptocurrency Market Update: Bitcoin falling to $2500? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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XRP Price Falters as Value Drops by over 4% Overnight

themerkle | 12-15-2018

There is still a lot of uneasy momentum and uncertainty across all crypto markets this weekend. As long as Bitcoin remains in the red, most other coins and assets will follow its example. The XRP price, while usually a bastion of price stability, is seemingly losing some ground all of a sudden. A bit of […]The post XRP Price Falters as Value Drops by over 4% Overnight appeared first on NullTX.

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Crypto Market Risks Dip Below $100 Billion After Dropping $15 Billion in Bad Week

ccn | 12-15-2018

In the past seven days, the valuation of the crypto market has dropped from $117 billion to $102 billion, by just over $15 billion. Major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ripple (XRP) performed poorly against the U.S. dollar, experiencing losses above the 10 percent mark. Out of the three most valuable crypto assetsThe post Crypto Market Risks Dip Below $100 Billion After Dropping $15 Billion in Bad Week appeared first on CCN

Categories: BTC|ETH|XRP|Market|Asia
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CoinFlux Exchange Operator Arrested In Romania, U.S. Asked For Extradition

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Authorities inside of Romania in conjunction with U.S. Secret Service officers arrested Calin Vlad Nistor in Cluj. He is currently under investigation in the United States for a variety of crimes allegedly tied to the CoinFlux exchange. Allegations include fraud, organized crime, and money laundering.

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PayPal Launches New Blockchain-Based Token System for It’s Employees

coinspeaker | 12-15-2018

CoinSpeakerPayPal Launches New Blockchain-Based Token System for It’s EmployeesPaypal, an online payment system platform has mostly avoided Bitcoin implementation till now. But, recently it has rolled out an internal employee incentive program that is based on Blockchain technology.PayPal Launches New Blockchain-Based Token System for It’s Employees

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WORBLI Merges Traditional Banking With Blockchain as it Announces Commencement of Token Airdrop

ccn | 12-15-2018

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Hailed as the next revolution, blockchain certainly has its merits. The technology is extremely adaptable, efficient, secure and low cost. However, when it comes to banking and financialThe post WORBLI Merges Traditional Banking With Blockchain as it Announces Commencement of Token Airdrop appeared first on CCN

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Another Day Another New Low For Crypto Markets

newsbtc | 12-15-2018

FOMO Moments Crypto markets dump to new lows again; Bitcoin Cash, SV, nearly dead, Litecoin surviving. As predicted yesterday crypto markets have dumped to a new low during intraday trading. A minor recovery during the week could not be sustained and total market capitalization has fallen to a new low of $101 billion a few...The post Another Day Another New Low For Crypto Markets appeared first on NewsBTC.

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LinkedIn Report Names “Blockchain Developer” the Top Emerging Job of 2018

coinspeaker | 12-15-2018

CoinSpeakerLinkedIn Report Names “Blockchain Developer” the Top Emerging Job of 2018LinkedIn, a social network for finding business contacts and job opportunities, has published its annual Economic Graph, where it listed top-5 emerging jobs that develop at the quickest pace among the others.LinkedIn Report Names “Blockchain Developer” the Top Emerging Job of 2018

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Digital Assets Management Platform, Membrana.io, Announces Token Sale

ccn | 12-15-2018

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Membrana, the blockchain platform for digital asset management, has announced the start of its highly anticipated public Token Generation Event (TGE). The event seeks to put the powerThe post Digital Assets Management Platform, Membrana.io, Announces Token Sale appeared first on CCN

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BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25 Crypto Exchanges Accurately Report Volume

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has published its December 2018 “Exchange Volumes Report,” claiming that only two of the top 25 cryptocurrency exchanges by reported volume on Coinmarketcap pairings accurately report their trade volume. The report also asserts that wash-trading is estimated to comprise 99 percent of the purported volume for 12 of the top […]The post BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25 Crypto Exchanges Accurately Report Volume appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Can France become the Blockchain Nation?

coinnounce | 12-15-2018

Published on CoinnounceFrench MPs have recently put our a proposal trying to make France become the Blockchain Nation. This is a raft of 20 different proposals all aimed at trying to make France the number 1 Blockchain Nation specifically citing that they do not want to miss the train on this like they did the internet. MPs […]The post Can France become the Blockchain Nation? appeared first on Coinnounce.

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When There’s Blood in the Street (Why It’s Not Quite Time to Be Long Crypto)

coindesk | 12-15-2018

Timothy Enneking is the founder and the primary principal of Digital Capital Management, LLC (DCM). ——————- Two members of the Rothschild family are credited, perhaps incorrectly, with the (in)famous quote regarding investing: “When there is blood in the street” (James (mid-19th century) and Nathan (after the battle of Waterloo)). The family has been one of […]

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Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

Telecoms conglomerate AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain system that enables users to track “micro-culture transactions” on social networks

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Ethereum-Based Chat Platform Lays Off 25% of Staff Due to Crypto Market Decline

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

Status is laying off 25 percent of its staff, saying that those roles are “non-essential” to the company’s long-term growth projects

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Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher

bitcoin.com | 12-15-2018

Bitcoin bull Thomas Lee continues to be confident in BTC, insisting that its current price is wrong and should actually be closer to the $15,000 mark. Along with a number of other bulls, Lee has made several overly hopeful predictions this year.  Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices Down Fair Value […]The post Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Claims Market Is Wrong and BTC Should Be Much Higher appeared first on Bitcoin News.

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Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups

ccn | 12-15-2018

According to Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), many venture capital funding deals in the crypto sector have fallen apart in the past few months as a result of the 12-month bear market. Silbert, who oversees the operations of one of the largest venture capital firms in crypto with investmentsThe post Crypto VC Funding Deals are Falling Apart Due to Bear Market — Bad Time For Startups appeared first on CCN

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Blockchain Incubator Binance Labs Releases First ‘Batch’ of Blockchain Projects

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

The Binance Labs Incubation Program has graduated its first “batch” of eight blockchain projects

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Report: CEO of Largest Romanian Crypto Exchange Arrested on US Warrant

cointelegraph | 12-15-2018

The CEO of crypto exchange Coinflux was reportedly arrested for fraudulent activity on a warrant from the U.S.

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