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$2.3 Billion: Nearly 32 Million BCH Were Moved in the Last 24 Hours, Presumably to Claim BSV

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

An astounding 32 million bitcoin cash (BCH), worth approximately $2,3 billion, have been moved in the last 24 hours. This equates to more than the total supply of bitcoin cash (128%). When it comes to transfered value, BCH's network saw over 25 times more value move than that of ETH, but fell shy of the BTC network's $3.1 billion.

Categories: BTC|ETH
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President Trump Names Bitcoin Supporter New Acting White House Chief of Staff

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

US President Donald J. Trump has recently announced via microblogging platform Twitter that he’ll be naming Mick Mulvaney, a well-known bitcoin supporter, the new Acting White House Chief of Staff.

Categories: BTC|Regulation
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'Free Speech Social Network' Gab Starts Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Gab, a popular “free speech social network", rcently revealed that it  successfully integrated the Btcpay Server and that it has officially started accepting payments in bitcoin (BTC) and litecoin (LTC)..

Categories: BTC|LTC
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Bitcoin Investors 'Speculating' Are a Big Component of Its Price, Says Bitpay’s CEO

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Stephen Pair, the CEO of cryptocurrency payment service BitPay, has recently revealed he believes a big part of what drives bitcoin’s price are investors speculating on it, while a small part is the actual utility of the cryptocurrency.

Categories: Trading|Business|BTC
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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.

Categories: Blockchain
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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.

Categories: Exchange|ICO|Blockchain
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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.

Categories: Trading|Market|Fiat
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Bitcoin is 'Dead' Due to 'Too Much Infighting', Says Teenage BTC Millionaire

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Erik Finman, a teenager and early bitcoin (BTC) adopter who became a millionaire when the flagship cryptocurrency’s price reached nearly $20,000 late last year, recently warned investors about the potential risks of investing in digital currencies.

Categories: BTC|Trading|Business
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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.

Categories: ETH|Market|Trading|Fiat
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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.

Categories: Exchange
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Crypto Payment Platform Coinify Expands in Europe Through BetterCoins Acquisition

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Cryptocurrency payment platform Coinify has recently announced the acquisition of BetterCoins, a growing cryptocurrency broker founded by Mads Johan Eberhardt. The move was mode over an “overlap in corporate values” as Coinify expands in Europe.

Categories: Other
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Chinese ASIC-Sellers Hurting As Bitcoin Mining on the Wane in China

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

Sales on purpose-built cryptocurrency miners, ASICs, was once a brisk trade in Shenzhen’s (China) Huaqiang North District. But times have changed and wholesalers are hurting, seemingly unable to move product. However, the fall in hashrate seems to have stopped.

Categories: Mining|Asia|BTC
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NanoQuake: New Trailer Released

cryptoglobe | 12-15-2018

NanoQuake, the new project from the Nano Center, has released a new official trailer. NanoQuake is based on the popular Quake video game. More precisely on Yamagi Quake 2, an improved fan-made version of the original Quake 2. Using financial incentives to encourage people to play, the pioneer project is looking to showcase how in-game microtransactions are possible with Nano.

Categories: Other
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Church's Chicken in Venezuela Now Accepts Dash Payments

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Popular American fast food franchise Church’s Chicken began accepting digital currency Dash (DASH) as payment (on December 12th) at its restaurant locations in Venezuela. This, after KFC chains in the country clarified that they were not accepting Dash (according to some reports).Dash News, a website dedicated to updates about the cryptocurrency, confirmed that Dash payments are being accepted at all 10 Church’s chicken restaurants in Venezuela. A video showing the first transaction involving Dash at Church’s Chicken has also been uploaded (as proof) to YouTube.

Categories: DASH
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Coinbase Launches Free Instant Withdrawals to PayPal for U.S. Customers

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On Friday (14 December 2018), crypto exchange Coinbase announced that from today its U.S. customers could make free instant USD withdrawals to their PayPal account.

Categories: Exchange
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Number of Crypto Users Doubles to Over 35 Million: Cambridge Study

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

According to a new Cambridge study, the number of crypto users doubled in 2018, with 35 million users now verified by ID. Many more million wallets are in use under the condition of anonymity, so beyond the verified users, it is hard to say what the exact number is.

Categories: Other
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Crypto Exchange Binance Expands Its Startup Incubator to New Cities

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has recently revealed that it’s venture arm Binance Labs will be expanding its startup incubator program to Berlin, Buenos Aires, Lagos, Singapore, and Hong Kong in March of next year.

Categories: Exchange|Asia
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Russian Deputy PM Says Crypto Price Downturns Justifies Cautious Regulation

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister said big price downswings in the 2018 cryptocurrency market justified a cautious regulatory approach. Russian lawmakers have been discussing and mulling over crypto-focused legislation, but some officials are warier of the concept. Deputy PM Maxim Akimov said there have also been discussions about stablecoin regulation.

Categories: Regulation|Trading|Market
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Circle CEO: Cryptographic Tokens Will Represent Every Form of Financial Asset

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of FinTech startup Circle, in an interview on Friday (14 December 2018) on CNBC's morning show "Squawk Box", made some very interesting comments about the future of the cryptocurrency sector.

Categories: ICO
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Bitcoin Hits 15-Month Low as Crypto Market Threatens to Drop Below $100 Billion

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, has recently hit a new 15-month low as the cryptocurrency sell-off is seemingly intensifying once again, and the cryptocurrency ecosystem is now threatening to drop below $100 billion.

Categories: BTC|Market
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US Government Advises Bitcoin Bomb Threat Victims to Ignore Ransom, Inform the FBI

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

The US government has recently acknowledged that bitcoin scammers have been sending out emails with bomb threats to various users, and advised victims to not pay the demanded ransom and report the situation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Categories: BTC
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WallCoin: US Lawmaker Recommends Using Cryptocurrency to Fund Trump's Mexico Border Wall

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Warren Davidson, an American politician and member of the US House of Representatives from the state of Ohio, has recommended using a cryptocurrency to fund President Trump’s project - which involves building a wall across the US border with neighboring country Mexico. Trump Administration’s plans to build the wall have not been well received by some, however this has not deterred Davidson and other US lawmakers (who support the initiative) from proposing various ways to fund the project.

Categories: Regulation
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Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On the short-term trend, the price of Ethereum is in a sideways trend. Since December 7, the cryptocurrency had been trading between the levels of $$85 and $100 in a tight range. The crypto's price has tested once the upper and lower price level.

Categories: Trading|ETH|Market
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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On the 4-hour chart, the crypto's price is in a sideways trend. Since December 7, the crypto was fluctuating between the levels of $3,400 and $3,600. It was also suggested that if the price broke the $3,400 price the crypto's price would revisit the previous low of $ 3,300.

Categories: Trading|BTC|Market
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EOS Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

EOS continues in a bearish trend in its short-term outlook. The bullish pressure created the first flag and pushed EOSUSD to $2.02 in the supply area and weaken out due to the formation of the bearish spinning top that brought back the bears.

Categories: Trading|Market
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Crypto Platform Revolut Receives Banking License from European Central Bank

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Revolut, a UK-based financial firm that allows users to buy, sell, and store digital currencies such as bitcoin (BTC), XRP, and ethereum (ETH), has announced that it has received a banking license from the European Central Bank. Established in 2015, Revolut has managed to raise $336 million in order to develop its suite of financial products. The new banking license will allow Revolut to provide a broader range of regulated financial services to its clients. According to Revolut’s management team, there is some “behind the scenes” work that needs to be done, before the company can start offering full current accounts, overdraft protection, and various other traditional financial services.

Categories: BTC|ETH|ICO|Fiat|XRP
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Blockchain Hires a CFO as It’s Reportedly Preparing to Go Public ‘in the Next Few Years’

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain has recently hired its first chief financial officer (CFO), according to the LinkedIn profile of Macrina Kgil, who joined the company in November of this year.

Categories: Blockchain
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PwC and Bitfury Group Partner to Deliver Blockchain Solutions in Russia

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On Thursday (13 December 2018), one of the world's largest consulting firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (trading as "PwC"), announced that it was joining forces with blockchain company Bitfury Group to build a blockchain accelerator in Russia with the goal of meeting the needs of PwC's Russian enterprise clients.

Categories: Blockchain|Trading|Business
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XRP Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On the short term trend, the XRP price is in a sideways trend. The XRP price is in the bearish trend as the price fluctuates above the $0.30 price level. On December 7, the price rose from the low of $0.29 and was resisted by the 12-day EMA.

Categories: Trading|XRP|Market
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Crypto Roundup - France: €500 million for Blockchain projects & New AML/KYC Dutch regulations

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

All coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume showed negative changes, ranging from 0.78% to 12.44%. French parliamentarians recommend €500 million budget for Blockchain projects. New AML/KYC regulations coming to Dutch crypto Exchanges and Wallets.

Categories: Blockchain
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Pantera: Most Projects in Our Portfolio Not Affected by SEC’s View of ICOs

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On Thursday (13 February 2018), Pantera Capital, one of the leading investment firms focused on blockchain technology and cryptoassets, said that the vast majority of the crypto projects it had invested in should not be affected by the U.S. SEC's negative stance towards ICOs.

Categories: ICO|Blockchain|Technology
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Tron (TRX) Price Analysis – December 14

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

The cryptocurrency continues in a range-bound market in its short-term outlook. The strong bearish pressure within the range did push price the down as analyzed yesterday.

Categories: Trading|Market|TRX
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Binance CEO: ‘We Are Actually More Comfortable Investing Now’

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

On Friday (14 December 2018),  Changpeng Zhao (nickname: "CZ"), the CEO of crypto exchange Binance, said that his firm felt more comfortable with venture capital investing now than when the crypto market was in a much more bullish mood and cryptocurrency prices were at their all-time highs.

Categories: Market|Exchange|Trading
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Razer Launches Crypto Mining Program That’s Set to Reward Gamers With Discounts

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has recently launched a cryptocurrency mining program that’s set to see gamers use their idle machines to mine, so they can be rewarded with a credit called Razer Silver, which will give them discounts on products.

Categories: Mining
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Circle Invest Re-Opens BCH Trading, Adds Bitcoin Cash Satoshi’s Vision (BSV)

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

After halting trading during the hard fork, Circle Invest has decided to re-open Bitcoin Cash trading, with added support for Bitcoin Cash Satoshi’s Vision. As the Bitcoin Cash hash war comes to an end, exchanges are becoming more comfortable opening trading for both Bitcoin Cash coins.

Categories: BTC|Trading
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Analyst: ‘Vicious’ Cryptocurrency ‘Bear Trap’ Surges Have Resulted in ‘Deeper, Deeper, Losses’

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Russ Mould, the investment director at AJ Bell, one of the largest providers of internet-based trading platforms in the UK, recently remarked that the current cryptocurrency bear market is similar to those “we’ve seen before across a wide range of asset classes.” Mould, an experienced capital markets analyst, observed: “This brutal bear market [has seen a] succession of rallies [that] have tempted true believers and speculators alike to hold on, or even dive in again" - only to lose big.

Categories: Market|Trading
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Nigeria’s Deposit Insurance Corporation Head Concerned About Crypto’s Evolution

cryptoglobe | 12-14-2018

Umaru Ibrahim, Managing Director of Nigeria’s Deposit Insurance Corporation, said the evolution of cryptocurrencies gives regulators different challenges than what was faced in years past. He particularly noted how the disintermediation of the banking system was a concern for regulators within Nigeria.

Categories: Other
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The Market Is Wrong About Bitcoin, Claims Crypto Bull Tom Lee

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Tom Lee, the head of Fundstrat Global Advisors and a well-known bitcoin bull, has recently claimed the market is wrong about the flagship cryptocurrency as it’s ‘fair value’ is well above its current market price.

Categories: Market|Trading|BTC
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‘What Is Bitcoin?’ One Of Google’s Top Questions In 2018

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Google’s year-in-review of search terms and questions reveals how ‘What Is Bitcoin’ was one of the top questions asked by users in the United States and United Kingdom. While Google does not provide the precise number of searches, it remains the world’s top search engine, suggesting that Bitcoin has squarely placed itself in the mainstream.

Categories: BTC
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Google’s AI Briefly Called Bitcoin a ‘Collapsed Economic Bubble’

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Earlier today, December 13, Google’s AI algorithm briefly called bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, a “collapsed economic bubble” in the card that shows up when they keyword “bitcoin” is searched for.

Categories: BTC
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Breaking Story: Bitcoin Scammers Email Bomb Threats, Causing Evacuations Across The U.S.

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Bitcoin scammers have sent a number of email bomb threats to schools, businesses, and other locations across the United States. So far, there is no evidence any bombs were actually placed, but the messages have caused police departments across the country to work on the threats and ask the public to remain vigilant.

Categories: BTC
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New AML/KYC Regulations Coming to Dutch Crypto Exchanges and Wallets

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Netherlands passes draft legislation to implement updated AML/anti-terrorism financing laws in the EU/Eurozone. The legislation will become mandatory in Q1 of 2019, and will force users of all EU-based cryptoasset custodians to identify themselves.

Categories: Regulation
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Crypto Market Sell-off Is ‘Actually Healthy', Says Blockforce Capital CEO

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Eric Ervin, the CEO of cryptocurrency and blockchain investment firm Blockforce Capital, has recently argued that the crypto market sell-off is “actually healthy” for the ecosystem as it allows it to focus on those building new applications.

Categories: Market|Blockchain
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Mass Attack on Ether Wallets Underway on Well Known Port 8545 Attack Vector

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

A well-known Ethereum Geth node attack is again targeting vulnerable users, as it has done already several times this year and last. Although easily closed, tens of millions of dollars have been stolen already this year from the exploit.

Categories: ETH
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Venezuelan Government Paying Pensions in Petros: Price Rises Again

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

The Venezuelan government has converted old age pensions into Petro, the nation-backed cryptocurrency. The news was reported yesterday by Caracas Chronicles, a group blog focused on Venezuelan politics and economics. Elderly Venezuelans are accustomed to receiving a message every time a government pension arrives. However, on December 7, they received two messages.

Categories: Trading
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More Than 7.5 Million Chinese Use Crypto-Related Apps, Analysis Shows

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

New analysis into the cryptocurrency application industry has shown the number of bitcoin-related app users reach 7.51 million in China. The number represents a 230.84% jump from the same time last year, despite big bitcoin price swings since December 2017. There was also a substantial increase in the number of female application users.

Categories: Market|BTC|Asia|Trading
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French Parliamentarians Recommend €500 Million Budget for Blockchain Projects

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Parliamentarians and lawmakers in France have been discussing how to leverage blockchain technology to streamline routine business processes. Jean-Michel Mis,, a seasoned politician who was elected to the French National Assembly last year, remarked during a parliamentary meeting that "2018 was the year zero of the popularization of blockchain in France. The year 2019 must be that of the emergence of this ecosystem."

Categories: Blockchain|Technology|Business
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Opera Adds Its Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet to Its Android Browser

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

Opera has recently rolled out its built-in cryptocurrency wallet to its Android browser’s stable version, meaning all of its users on Android devices will be able to easily set up their wallets through the application, and access the decentralized web (known as Web 3.0).

Categories: Other
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Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis – December 13

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

On the 4-hour chart, the crypto's price is in a sideways trend. The crypto's price fell to the low of $0.029 and commenced a range bound movement. The price action is characterized by Doji candlesticks describing the indecision of the bulls and the bears.

Categories: Trading|ADA|Market
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First-Ever Lightning Network Based ERC-20 Token for Bitcoin (BTC) Atomic Swap Conducted

cryptoglobe | 12-13-2018

A team of developers working for TenX, a crypto payment solutions startup, recently demonstrated the first atomic swap between TenX’s PAY token, a non-native asset, and Bitcoin (BTC), a native asset. TenX’s demonstration came during the TenX Summit, which was held on December 7th, 2018. A non-native asset is a coin or token that is not the base currency for a blockchain network. For instance, ether (ETH) is the native asset on the Ethereum blockchain, while other tokenized assets that are created according to a protocol (defined by Ethereum) are referred to as non-native assets.

Categories: BTC|ETH|ICO|Blockchain