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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Ready for a Reversal?

livebitcoinnews | 10-15-2018

Ripple has been moving below a descending trend line visible on its 1-hour time frame but looks ready to reverse from this drop as it attempts an upside break. Price is starting to close above the trend line and also the 100 SMA dynamic resistance to signal a pickup in bullish pressure. However, the 100...The post Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Ready for a Reversal? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: XRP|Trading|Market|BTC
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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Another Triangle Bounce!

livebitcoinnews | 10-15-2018

Bitcoin had a sharp selloff last week but the support of its long-term triangle held and the price looks ready for a bounce back to the top. The moving averages are still oscillating to signal consolidation conditions, so the resistance might hold again. Besides, this is right in line with the broken rising channel seen...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Another Triangle Bounce! appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Trading|Market
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Prime Suspect in Bitcoin Scam Arrested in Thailand

livebitcoinnews | 10-15-2018

Prinya Jaravijit, the main suspect in a $34 million Bitcoin scam, was arrested in Thailand after returning to the country. Justice does not always move in a swift manner. This is cause for considerable angst for many people, especially those who have been victimized. However, law enforcement, while perhaps moving slowly, is usually relentless. After...The post Prime Suspect in Bitcoin Scam Arrested in Thailand appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Regulation
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ETC Labs Launches Incubator Pilot Program to Support Ethereum Classic Based Startups

livebitcoinnews | 10-15-2018

In a recent interview, the Program Director at ETC Labs talks about the intent behind the incubator program and the future growth plans. An Incubator Based in San Francisco ETC (Ethereum Classic) Labs earlier this week published an interview with Elizabeth Kukka, Program Director at ETC Labs, on its official Medium blog. Kukka talks about...The post ETC Labs Launches Incubator Pilot Program to Support Ethereum Classic Based Startups appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: ETC|ETH|BTC
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A Dozen Bitcoin ATMs are Open for Business in the Twin Cities

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Future Bitcoin adoption will hinge on many different factors. Accessibility and convenience remain two of the main hurdles to overcome. This is where Bitcoin ATMs can make a very big difference in the coming years. The Twin Cities, also known as Minneapolis and Saint-Paul, is now home to several of these machines. Bitcoin ATMs Become...The post A Dozen Bitcoin ATMs are Open for Business in the Twin Cities appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Bitcoin is in dire need of a proper scaling solution. The Lightning Network is widely considered to be a big step for the world’s leading cryptocurrency. Buda, the largest crypto exchange by volume in Chile, is one of the first to incorporate this technology. Lightning fast Bitcoin payments for select services are now available to...The post Chile’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Buda Integrates Lightning Network appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Exchange|Blockchain|Technology
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SEC Freezes Platform’s ‘Approved’ ICO and Charges Founder with Fraud

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

A platform falsely claiming to have SEC approval has been charged by the commission who, in turn, plans to halt its upcoming ICO and bar its founder from offering securities in the future. The world of ICOs is a busy one, and if you’re in the U.S., it also involves the Securities and Exchange Commission...The post SEC Freezes Platform’s ‘Approved’ ICO and Charges Founder with Fraud appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: ICO|Regulation|BTC|Exchange
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Nasdaq Reportedly Considers Creating Platform for Cryptocurrency Security Tokens

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Inside sources say Nasdaq is looking to create a platform for cryptocurrency security tokens. This development is the latest in a series of reports of the U.S.-based stock exchange operator taking steps to enter the digital asset space. Nasdaq and Cryptocurrency Security Tokens According to reports, Nasdaq plans to develop a platform where companies can...The post Nasdaq Reportedly Considers Creating Platform for Cryptocurrency Security Tokens appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: ICO|BTC|Exchange|Trading|Business
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Bitcoin as Stable as Dollar and Oil Markets, Says New Research

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

New research published in a leading scientific journal says that Bitcoin has matured and is more reliable than before. A Vote of Confidence for Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies are considered as a highly volatile asset class. Bitcoin price in 2017 rose from $1,000 in January to nearly $20,000 in December before crashing back to $5,800 in 2018....The post Bitcoin as Stable as Dollar and Oil Markets, Says New Research appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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At-Home Bitcoin Mining Is No Longer Profitable, Analysts Claim

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

A lot of things have changed in the world of Bitcoin mining. Using computers to generate Bitcoin has become a global business. Unfortunately for at-home miners, it is no longer profitable to do so. Without access to cheap electricity, most enthusiasts are bleeding money left, right, and center. The Current State of Bitcoin Mining In...The post At-Home Bitcoin Mining Is No Longer Profitable, Analysts Claim appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Coinbase Welcomes Stricter Cryptocurrency Laws in Japan

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Coinbase says it isn’t worried by Japanese regulators working to strengthen the country’s cryptocurrency regulatory framework. The virtual currency exchange platform also believes that it would soon obtain approval from Japan’s Financial Services Authority (FSA). Robust Cryptocurrency Laws are Good for Business In a recent interview with the Nikkei Asia Review, Coinbase chief policy officer,...The post Coinbase Welcomes Stricter Cryptocurrency Laws in Japan appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: Asia|BTC|Exchange|Business
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Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Disruptive technology comes to the art industry once again as British auction house, Christie’s, partners with blockchain-based Artory for an upcoming sale. Blockchain’s ability to store immutable and permanent data makes it a great tool for record keeping. Major retailers are using the technology and so is the art world. In fact, Live Bitcoin News...The post Christie’s to Test Blockchain Technology in Upcoming Auction appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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North Dakota Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order Against 3 ICOs

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Securities commissioner of North Dakota has issued orders against three companies allegedly promoting fraudulent ICOs. Three Illegal ICOs Identified Karen Tyler, North Dakota Securities Commissioner, has issued cease and desist orders against three firms promoting fraudulent and unregistered securities in the garb of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). The information was communicated through a news release...The post North Dakota Securities Commissioner Issues Cease and Desist Order Against 3 ICOs appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Sells Majority Stake to FISCO to Compensate Affected Customers

livebitcoinnews | 10-14-2018

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif that suffered a hack earlier in September has entered into an agreement with FISCO to compensate customers. Affected Customers to Be Compensated There is good news for those customers of Zaif whose funds were stolen during a security breach earlier in September. Funds worth 6.7 billion yen (approximately $59.7 million) were...The post Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Sells Majority Stake to FISCO to Compensate Affected Customers appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: Exchange|BTC|Fiat
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Senator Elizabeth Warren Throws Shade at Cryptocurrency

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a potential 2020 presidential contender, recently threw shade at cryptocurrency in a Senate hearing, but she wasn’t alone. One of the ironies of modern life is that people elect politicians who are good at speaking glibly and looking presentable on TV. However, said politicians are often bewildered and flummoxed by...The post Senator Elizabeth Warren Throws Shade at Cryptocurrency appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: BTC|Regulation
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FinCEN Sees Iran’s National Cryptocurrency as Exploiting the Financial Ecosystem

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

When countries issue their own currency, no real problems arise. If that currency is designed to bypass sanctions and trading embargoes, the situation is very different. Iran is trying to “exploit’ the concept of digital currencies for this purpose. That is not to the liking of FinCEN, which is only to be expected. FinCEN Targets...The post FinCEN Sees Iran’s National Cryptocurrency as Exploiting the Financial Ecosystem appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin ATM Owner Not Responsible for Scam Victim Losing Over $60,000

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

A Canadian court has ruled that a Bitcoin ATM company, whose machine was involved in a scam, is not responsible for the victim’s financial loss. It’s no secret that cryptocurrencies have their skeptics. The number of Bitcoin scams doing the rounds isn’t helping either. However, it’s not the virtual currencies themselves that are to blame....The post Bitcoin ATM Owner Not Responsible for Scam Victim Losing Over $60,000 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Famed Nocoiner Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini Once Again Shows His Contempt for Cryptocurrency

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

Nouriel Roubini continues to scream himself hoarse, espousing the same flawed rhetoric about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. The New York University professor and Economist dominated the news recently with his ongoing diatribe against virtual currencies and decentralized technology. The Same Well-worn Cryptocurrency and Criminality Rhetoric From last week’s Blockshow conference in Las Vegas to his...The post Famed Nocoiner Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini Once Again Shows His Contempt for Cryptocurrency appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Circle Betting Big on Token-Based Crowdfunding – Acquires SeedInvest

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

Circle, the Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency firm, has bought SeedInvest, a licensed broker-dealer as part of its vision of a blockchain-based financial ecosystem. Firm’s Second Acquisition of the Year Circle, a peer-to-peer payments technology company, is betting big on blockchain technology and digital assets. The company, which is backed by banking giant Goldman Sachs and other...The post Circle Betting Big on Token-Based Crowdfunding – Acquires SeedInvest appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin and Online Gaming to Survive

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

Citizens of Venezuela have turned to Bitcoin and gold farming in online games to survive the country’s economic collapse. It’s been a hellish couple of years for the people of Venezuela. The socialist policies of President Nicolás Maduro have wreaked incredible devastation upon the country’s previously strong economy. People are turning to unorthodox means in...The post Venezuelans Turn to Bitcoin and Online Gaming to Survive appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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US-Based Auto Dealership AutoFair Sells Car in Exchange for Dash

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

An automotive business based in New England has sold a car in exchange for Dash, a leading cryptocurrency. Buying a Car with Cryptocurrency AutoFair, an automotive group which has operations in the New England area of US, has sold the first car in the country in exchange for cryptocurrency Dash. The company which deals in...The post US-Based Auto Dealership AutoFair Sells Car in Exchange for Dash appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: DASH|Exchange|BTC|Business
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Fake Adobe Flash Updaters Distribute Monero Mining Malware

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

Malicious cryptocurrency mining software remains a very big threat to consumers. Palo Alto researchers note an increase in fake Adobe Flash updaters. A growing number of these fake tools tend to distribute crypto mining malware once installed. Beware of Fake Flash Updaters Despite a growing push to adopt HTML5, Adobe’s Flash Player is still very...The post Fake Adobe Flash Updaters Distribute Monero Mining Malware appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: Mining|XMR|BTC|Technology
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Crypto Fraudsters Accused by CFTC Request More Time to Respond to Accusations

livebitcoinnews | 10-13-2018

My Big Coin, the platform accused of fraud by the CFTC, has requested a nearly seven-month extension on their case to sufficiently answer questions raised by the commission. September saw the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) given the green light to pursue their case against My Big Coin (MBC). The commission charged the platform...The post Crypto Fraudsters Accused by CFTC Request More Time to Respond to Accusations appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Report: Theft of Cryptocurrencies Rose 250% in First Nine Months of 2018

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

A new report has found that cryptocurrency theft through hacks or exchange platforms rose 250 percent from 2017, reaching $927 million in the first nine months of 2018. Attracting Criminals The report was conducted by CipherTrace, a cybersecurity firm. Previous research from the company found in 2017 that the total theft of cryptocurrencies amounted to $266...The post Report: Theft of Cryptocurrencies Rose 250% in First Nine Months of 2018 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Coinbase Scraps Its Index Fund Project as Focus Shifts to Retail Again

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Cryptocurrency exchanges are going through an evolutionary phase. Adding new coins, hiring additional staff, and reviewing existing listings are all part of the bigger picture. For Coinbase, however, their index trading product is on the verge of getting axed. The product is not living up to expectations at this time. A Failed Experiment by Coinbase Not...The post Coinbase Scraps Its Index Fund Project as Focus Shifts to Retail Again appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Gemini Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Litecoin Trading Pairs

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

US-based Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has announced that it has received the green light to add Litecoin trading and custody services to its platform beginning Saturday, October 13th. In a much needed positive note to end the week on, Gemini cryptocurrency exchange has added support for Litecoin to its platform. The New York-based exchange made the...The post Gemini Crypto Exchange Rolls Out Litecoin Trading Pairs appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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SEC Cracks Down on ICO-Funded Start-Ups

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

The SEC is tightening the screws on projects that raised funds through the ICO route. Those in violation may have to refund the investors’ money or shut down. U.S.-Based ICOs Under Scrutiny In a crackdown on blockchain start-ups that raised funds through token sales, the SEC, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, has asked those...The post SEC Cracks Down on ICO-Funded Start-Ups appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

Categories: ICO|Regulation|BTC|ETH|Exchange
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Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Bitfinex Halts Fiat Deposits

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Bitfinex suspended fiat deposits on the platform amidst claims of insolvency. The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform says deposits should resume in a week’s time. EUR, USD, JPY, and GBP Wire Deposits Suspended According to several reports on social media platforms, Bitfinex suspended all fiat wire deposits on the platform. Different Bitfinex users took to Twitter...The post Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Bitfinex Halts Fiat Deposits appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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GG World Announces the Reverse ICO, With Competitive Benefits for Token Holders

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

GG World Lottery is a revolutionary idea, offering completely transparent, online and government-regulated national lotteries to players and interested investors across the world. Identifying a pressing need for disruption in a market which is incredibly popular, yet notably old-fashioned, GG World Lottery introduces an entirely online, transparent, and compliant national lottery solutions. With a team...The post GG World Announces the Reverse ICO, With Competitive Benefits for Token Holders appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Pundi X (NPXS) Creates History With World’s First Blockchain-based Phone Call

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

In a first, a blockchain company has demonstrated proof of a working phone call on a blockchain based network. World’s First Blockchain Based Phone Call Pundi X, a blockchain firm has successfully demonstrated a test phone call using blockchain technology and the company’s proprietary XPhone device. The company’s primary focus is on building POS devices...The post Pundi X (NPXS) Creates History With World’s First Blockchain-based Phone Call appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Blockstream Scales Bitcoin With the Liquid Network Sidechain Solution

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Scaling Bitcoin to the next level is direly needed. The current technology is ill-equipped for mass adoption. Blockstream, a controversial software company in the Bitcoin world, is now offering a solution. The launch of Liquid Network introduces a viable sidechain solution. The Liquid Network Concept Various developers are looking for ways to scale Bitcoin to...The post Blockstream Scales Bitcoin With the Liquid Network Sidechain Solution appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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South Korean Plastic Surgeon Acquires Bithumb Cryptocurrency Exchange for $353 Million

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

News coming out of the local media in South Korea indicate the sale of Bithumb to BK Global Consortium. Bithumb is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the market, while BK Global is a Singapore-based firm. Details of the Sale According to Yonhap News Agency, BK Global has acquired Bithumb – the largest...The post South Korean Plastic Surgeon Acquires Bithumb Cryptocurrency Exchange for $353 Million appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Aiming for Channel Bottom?

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Ethereum is resuming its slide inside the long-term descending channel seen on the daily chart. Price just bounced off the resistance on a break below the short-term triangle consolidation, confirming that sellers have gotten the upper hand. In addition, the 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA to indicate that the path of least...The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Aiming for Channel Bottom? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Another Downside Break!

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Bitcoin also broke below its longer-term triangle consolidation pattern seen on the daily time frame, setting its sights on the next support zones. The price might be ready to test the $5,800 area from here or the bottom of its falling wedge formation. The 100 SMA is below the 200 SMA to confirm that the...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Another Downside Break! appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Coinbase Pro Adds 0x (ZRX) Token, Trading About To Commence

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

The trading platform from Coinbase announced the addition of ZRX token. Customers will be able to place and fill orders after the imposed 12-hour deposit window. ZRX Trading Pairs Added Coinbase Pro, the FDIC insured trading platform for advanced traders from the Coinbase suite of products, has announced the addition of 0x (ZRX) token to...The post Coinbase Pro Adds 0x (ZRX) Token, Trading About To Commence appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Volatility Not Because of Whales, Research Firm Concludes

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Do you believe that whales cause the swings in Bitcoin markets?  Not so, finds research conducted by a blockchain analysis firm. Popular Belief Investors with exposure to the Bitcoin market are well acquainted with the crazy volatility they must deal with. It is widely believed that the big whales, investors who hold high amounts of...The post Bitcoin Volatility Not Because of Whales, Research Firm Concludes appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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A Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Revolution is Brewing in Ukraine

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Political tension is mounting in Ukraine. The country appears to be on the verge of another revolution. Financial instability combined with a strong tendency to turn anarchistic create a volatile breeding ground for cryptocurrency adoption. A growing interest in Bitcoin may hint at what the future holds in this part of the world. The Current...The post A Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Revolution is Brewing in Ukraine appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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World First: Switzerland’s FINMA Awards Asset Management License to a Cryptocurrency Platform

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Cryptocurrency asset firm, Crypto Finance, has made history by being the first crypto platform to receive approval from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Regulations are, arguably, a great way to increase mass adoption in the crypto industry. People and investors may be interested in entering the market but volatility and a Wild West reputation...The post World First: Switzerland’s FINMA Awards Asset Management License to a Cryptocurrency Platform appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Blockchain Technology Can Bring About Global Financial Inclusion, Says World Bank President

livebitcoinnews | 10-12-2018

Jim Yong Kim says blockchain technology can help to engineer the actualization of global financial inclusion. The World Bank Group (WBG) president believes a greater emphasis on technology can help the organization achieve its set goals. Blockchain Technology Shows Enormous Potential Speaking at a CNBC-hosted panel at the IMF-World Bank Meeting, Kim identified distributed ledgers...The post Blockchain Technology Can Bring About Global Financial Inclusion, Says World Bank President appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Singapore to Help Cryptocurrency Businesses Set Up Local Bank Accounts

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

In a new development attesting Singapore’s increasing acceptance of cryptocurrencies, the city-state’s Monetary Authority revealed that it’s willing to assist digital currency companies with setting up local bank accounts.   Bridging the Gap Between Banks and Cryptocurrency Firms The financial regulator of Singapore revealed that it’s willing to help cryptocurrency companies set up local bank...The post Singapore to Help Cryptocurrency Businesses Set Up Local Bank Accounts appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Dragonfly Raises $100 Million for Cryptocurrency Investments

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Investment banking firm Dragonfly Capital Partners has raised $100 million for investment in cryptocurrency startups. The company’s intention is to invest in companies which will bridge the East and West in the crypto economy. ‘A New Asset Class’ Dragonfly Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Dragonfly Capital, managed to raise a total of $100 million to...The post Dragonfly Raises $100 Million for Cryptocurrency Investments appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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South Korea’s FSC Rejects Allowing ICOs, Claims There Are ‘Uncertainities’ to Them

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

South Korea’s financial regulator has rejected steps to permit initial coin offerings (ICOs), arguing that there are “uncertainities” related to them. South Korea Says No Speaking to a parliamentary audit meeting, Choi Jong-ku, chair of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), said: Although many people call for the government to allow initial coin offerings, there are still...The post South Korea’s FSC Rejects Allowing ICOs, Claims There Are ‘Uncertainities’ to Them appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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1 in 5 of all Hedge Funds Launched in 2018 are Cryptocurrency Funds

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Cryptocurrency prices have plummeted in 2018, causing the market to lose around $600 billion since January. Regardless, a recent report shows that cryptocurrency funds now account for 20 percent of all the hedge funds launched in 2018. 2018: The Year of the Crypto Fund A recent report reveals that 1 in 5 hedge funds launched...The post 1 in 5 of all Hedge Funds Launched in 2018 are Cryptocurrency Funds appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Leads $13 Billion Cryptocurrency Wipeout as Prices Fall Significantly

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

After weeks of sideways trading, Bitcoin experienced a sudden drop in the early hours of Thursday, falling by more than $400 in less than an hour. This decline comes after different analysts predicted an imminent price breakout for the top-ranked cryptocurrency. Stock Traders Dumping Bitcoin to Offset Losses on Traditional Asset Portfolios The leading theory...The post Bitcoin Leads $13 Billion Cryptocurrency Wipeout as Prices Fall Significantly appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin: Why October Favors a Bull Run

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Bitcoin investors have had a disappointing year so far. Could October bring back their smiles with a bull run? A lot of factors point towards that possibility. Failed Rallies Since January Bitcoin price in January 2017 was around $1,000. Market observers were bullish and predicted that by December the rate could climb anywhere between $3,000-4,000....The post Bitcoin: Why October Favors a Bull Run appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Malta to Help the Island Nation of Vanuatu Develop Blockchain Regulations

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Maltese authorities are hoping to help their fellow island nation, Vanuatu, with developing a solid blockchain regulatory system. Vanuatu is admittedly still skeptical about cryptocurrencies with the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) cautioning the public against using virtual currencies. In fact, according to the Vanuatu Daily Post, the financial institution encouraged businesses and individuals “to refrain from...The post Malta to Help the Island Nation of Vanuatu Develop Blockchain Regulations appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin’s Future in Online Gambling Looks Very Bright

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

An interesting correlation between online gambling and cryptocurrency has become apparent. The benefits offered by currencies such as Bitcoin cannot be ignored. Winning Poker Network is one of the companies benefitting from supporting this new form of money over the past years. Winning Poker Network and Bitcoin Numerous online betting and gambling sites accept cryptocurrency...The post Bitcoin’s Future in Online Gambling Looks Very Bright appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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GMO Internet to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency Stablecoin in 2019

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

GMO Internet recently revealed plans to launch a Yen-pegged cryptocurrency stablecoin next year. This move marks another chapter in the company’s drive to expand its involvement in the virtual currency market. Details of the GJY Stablecoin The Japanese Internet behemoth announced the plan in a post published on its website on Tuesday (October 9, 2018)....The post GMO Internet to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency Stablecoin in 2019 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Down to Make-or-Break Level

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Bitcoin Cash tumbled sharply below its short-term descending triangle to reach the bottom of its longer-term ascending channel that’s just forming. This could be a crucial level for bulls to sustain an earlier long-term breakout from a descending trend line, confirming if a reversal is underway. The 100 SMA is above the longer-term 200 SMA...The post Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Down to Make-or-Break Level appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Last Line of Defense?

livebitcoinnews | 10-11-2018

Bitcoin fell through its short-term triangle consolidation pattern to signal that further losses are in the cards. However, the longer-term triangle bottom is currently holding as support and may still offer a chance for bulls to get back in the game. The 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA, though, so the path of...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Last Line of Defense? appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.

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