The Fed’s Low Interest Rates and QE Have Created a Dependent Generation

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 23. 20:50

The Fed’s Low Interest Rates and QE Have Created a Dependent Generation

On March 20, the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee (FOMC) unanimously decided to keep federal interest rates unchanged. Critics believe that the central bank’s policy of near-zero interest rates and quantitative easing (QE) has corrupted the U.S. economy for nearly a decade and spawned a generation of socialists. Also read: Bitcoin and the Agora: Every […]

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Bitcoin and the Agora: Every Transaction Outside the Nexus of State Control Is a Victory

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 23. 14:44

Bitcoin and the Agora: Every Transaction Outside the Nexus of State Control Is a Victory

The cryptoconomy means many things to many people. For example, since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, some individuals have used digital currencies as a form of agorism otherwise known as counter-economics. These people believe that using bitcoin as a tool to avoid state harassment is one of the technology’s key features with the potential […]

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UPS Targets B2B Sales With New Blockchain E-Commerce Platform

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 23. 12:21

UPS Targets B2B Sales With New Blockchain E-Commerce Platform U.S.-based shipping giant UPS has announced a new blockchain integration aimed to bring business-to-business sales into the digital age.

The Crypto ‘Trichotomy’

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 23. 11:30

The Crypto ‘Trichotomy’ The crypto space has split into three different areas, and the term “crypto” no longer applies to all of them, argues Tim Enneking.

Satoshi Square: How Bitcoin Took Over a Park (And Then the World)

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 23. 10:15

Satoshi Square: How Bitcoin Took Over a Park (And Then the World) Before we knew whether bitcoin was legal or illegal, a group on New Yorkers created an in-person meetup for people to buy, sell and trade the cryptocurrency.

The Daily Tip: New Crypto Exchange Bizlato Offers P2P Trading

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 23. 10:05

The Daily Tip: New Crypto Exchange Bizlato Offers P2P Trading

There’s a new digital asset exchange on the market that offers opportunities for peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading and a variety of fiat payment options. Bitzlato is a Russian platform integrated with a P2P exchanger that features a web-based version and a Telegram bot buying and selling six cryptocurrencies. Also read: BCH Is Now Supported by a […]

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The Daily Tip: New Crypto Exchange Bitzlato Offers P2P Trading

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 23. 10:05

The Daily Tip: New Crypto Exchange Bitzlato Offers P2P Trading

There’s a new digital asset exchange on the market that offers opportunities for peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading and a variety of fiat payment options. Bitzlato is a Russian platform integrated with a P2P exchanger that features a web-based version and a Telegram bot buying and selling six cryptocurrencies. Also read: BCH Is Now Supported by a […]

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New Crypto Exchange Bitzlato Offers P2P Trading

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 23. 10:05

New Crypto Exchange Bitzlato Offers P2P Trading

There’s a new digital asset exchange on the market that offers opportunities for peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading and a variety of fiat payment options. Bitzlato is a Russian platform integrated with a P2P exchanger that features a web-based version and a Telegram bot buying and selling six cryptocurrencies. Also read: BCH Is Now Supported by a […]

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You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 21:40

You Can Now Donate to the Tor Project in 9 Different Cryptocurrencies The Tor Project is now accepting crypto donations directly, taking bitcoin, ether, monero, zcash and 5 others.

Duke University Partners for Blockchain Lab, Education Program

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 19:25

Duke University Partners for Blockchain Lab, Education Program Duke University is teaming up with Citizens Reserve to help students learn about blockchain tech and get hands-on with real projects.

Duke University Collaborates for Blockchain Lab, Education Program

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 19:25

Duke University Collaborates for Blockchain Lab, Education Program Duke University is teaming up with Citizens Reserve to help students learn about blockchain tech and get hands-on with real projects.

Bitcoin Futures Volume Is More Significant Than You Think, Bitwise Says

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 18:10

Bitcoin Futures Volume Is More Significant Than You Think, Bitwise Says The bitcoin futures market is far larger, relative to the spot market, than previously thought, says Bitwise Asset Management.

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 17:00

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders Just weeks after launching the product, BlockFi has cut the interest rate paid to large customers on its crypto deposit account.

Mercado Livre Bans Cryptocurrency Listings Following $750 Million Investment From Paypal

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 22. 15:55

Mercado Livre Bans Cryptocurrency Listings Following $750 Million Investment From Paypal

Cryptocurrency listings have been prohibited from publication on Mercado Livre, also known as Free Market, following a $750 million investment into the platform from Paypal. Just prior to the announcement, more than 10,000 listings relating to virtual currencies were identified on the platform. Also Read: Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption Latin […]

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Bain-Backed Crypto Exchange Seed CX Is Expanding to Asia

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 14:20

Bain-Backed Crypto Exchange Seed CX Is Expanding to Asia Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX, which Bain Capital backed last year, is expanding to Asia via a local partnership.

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 22. 13:45

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

In recent market action, bitcoin core (BTC) has struggled to hold above $4,000 following four consecutive green weekly candles, while bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to be consolidating above $150 after comprising the best performing of the 10 largest crypto assets by market cap of the last seven days. In other news, ravencoin (RVN) and tezos […]

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Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 13:10

Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk A group of Mt. Gox creditors has warned of a market risk to forks of bitcoin in a draft plan for the collapsed exchange's civil rehabilitation.

In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 22. 12:01

In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations

Mt. Gox rehabilitation trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has reviewed the claims filed by the exchange’s creditors and we’ve included his announcement in The Daily. Also, Caspian launches crypto derivatives trading in partnership with Deribit, Facebook is looking to hire a blockchain lawyer, and Swiss lawmakers have tasked the federal government with adapting existing regulations to cryptocurrencies. […]

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Blockchain Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins New Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 12:00

Blockchain Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins New Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.

Crypto Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 12:00

Crypto Lawyer Drew Hinkes Joins Firm to Help ICO Issuers Fight Back Blockchain lawyer Andrew Hinkes has joined has joined legal services firm Carlton Fields, where he will focus on litigating cases for token sellers.

Bitcoin Price Drops Back Below $4K But Bull Outlook Still Intact

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 11:10

Bitcoin Price Drops Back Below $4K But Bull Outlook Still Intact Bitcoin's short-term outlook will remain bullish as long as prices hold above key support at $3,920.

China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking But Downgrades Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 22. 10:05

China Favors Tron and EOS in New Crypto Ranking But Downgrades Bitcoin

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. Tron and EOS top the list out of the 35 crypto projects evaluated while Bitcoin has been downgraded slightly. The center also evaluated the projects independently based on basic technology, applicability, and creativity. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed […]

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SBI Holdings Latest Crypto Venture Will See It Make Mining Chips

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 10:00

SBI Holdings Latest Crypto Venture Will See It Make Mining Chips Japan's SBI Holdings has teamed with an unnamed “large” semiconductor firm in the U.S. to make crypto mining chips and systems.

Overstock’s tZERO Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Trading App This June

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 09:00

Overstock’s tZERO Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Trading App This June tZERO plans to launch its own mobile trading app for buying and selling bitcoin and, possibly, ether.

ConsenSys Spin-Off BlockApps Inks Deal With Bayer’s Monsanto Arm

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 22. 04:04

ConsenSys Spin-Off BlockApps Inks Deal With Bayer’s Monsanto Arm BlockApps is working with Bayer Crop Science, the agtech giant formerly known as Monsanto, on custom blockchain solutions.

Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 22. 01:50

Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption

Africa continues to dominate Google Trends search interest for “bitcoin,” but that has not translated into widespread adoption of cryptocurrency by users and businesses. Apart from opaque regulation and a lack of awareness, one of the major reasons for this failure has been the expansive use of mobile money on the continent. Also read: Report: […]

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8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 23:30

8 Useful Browser Extensions for Cryptocurrency Users

Extensions, also known as plugins, provide a one-click way to customize your web browser. From filtering out offensive words to blocking unwanted ads, there’s a browser extension for that. Cryptocurrency users have a particular need for plugins to enhance their privacy, perform crypto payments in-browser, and check market prices. Whether you use Chrome, Brave, Firefox, […]

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AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud Involving ICO

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 22:15

AriseBank CEO Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud Involving ICO Jared Rice, former AriseBank CEO, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and could face as much as 20 years in prison.

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 20:40

Alleged BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia Alleged bitcoin launderer Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted by several countries, has filed in Greece for extradition to Russia.

Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 20:10

Craig ‘Satoshi’ Wright Claims to Have Filed 666 Blockchain Patents

The race to file blockchain patents has accelerated lately with one specific firm, Nchain Holdings, attempting to capture hundreds of distributed ledger-related patents. According to reports, self-proclaimed Satoshi – Craig Wright – and his Nchain business claim to have filed 666 patent applications to date, capturing a gigantic portfolio of intellectual property. Also Read: Jeff […]

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MakerDAO Votes to Increase Fees 4% on Ethereum Stablecoin DAI

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 18:10

MakerDAO Votes to Increase Fees 4% on Ethereum Stablecoin DAI Users of the dollar-backed stablecoin DAI have staked MakerDAO governance tokens in favor of supporting a 4 percent raise to stablecoin fees.

Not Just BNB: Up 120%, Huobi’s Crypto Exchange Coin Is Breaking Out

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 17:35

Not Just BNB: Up 120%, Huobi’s Crypto Exchange Coin Is Breaking Out Huobi Token (HT) is the latest native exchange cryptocurrency to flash more than 100 percent price growth year to date.

New Document Details Ex-QuadrigaCX Law Firm’s Conflict of Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 16:30

New Document Details Ex-QuadrigaCX Law Firm’s Conflict of Interest Law firm Stewart McKelvey had a conflict in representing both QuadrigaCX and its CEO's widow, a new document says.

A Privacy-Focused Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Is Coming to Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 15:09

A Privacy-Focused Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Is Coming to Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com is always been on a quest to promote Bitcoin adoption. Our educational resources, forums, newsdesk, and other services reflect that mission on a daily basis. Now our web portal is introducing a feature called Local Bitcoin Cash, a service that facilitates the peer-to-peer trading of local currency for bitcoin cash (BCH). The new service […]

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Bitmain Set to Deploy $80 Million Worth of Bitcoin Miners, Sources Say

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 15:05

Bitmain Set to Deploy $80 Million Worth of Bitcoin Miners, Sources Say Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of crypto mining equipment, is scaling up its capacity to mine bitcoin itself.

Sirin Labs, MyEtherWallet Team Up for Finney Phone Integration

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 14:00

Sirin Labs, MyEtherWallet Team Up for Finney Phone Integration Sirin Labs, developer of the Finney blockchain phone, has teamed up with MyEtherWallet for an integration aimed to benefit both companies.

Numerai Token Sale Raises $11 Million From VC Firms Paradigm, Placeholder

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 13:00

Numerai Token Sale Raises $11 Million From VC Firms Paradigm, Placeholder Hedge fund and predictions market startup Numerai just closed an $11 million round led by Paradigm and Placeholder.

In the Daily: Coins at Kiosks, Micropayment Solutions, Token Launchpad, GPU Inventory  

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 11:48

In the Daily: Coins at Kiosks, Micropayment Solutions, Token Launchpad, GPU Inventory  

In this edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of announcements by leading crypto exchanges. Binance starts selling cryptocurrency for cash at newsagent stores in Australia, while Huobi is launching its new token listing platform. In other news, Aeternity and Satoshipay join forces to offer faster crypto micropayments and Nvidia expects to clear mining […]

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Bitcoin Price Charts Echo Pattern Seen Before 2015 Bull Market

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 11:20

Bitcoin Price Charts Echo Pattern Seen Before 2015 Bull Market Bitcoin's 14-month bear market has ended up creating a similar price pattern to one that paved the way for a bull run in 2015.

Crypto Market Maker B2C2 Hires Wall Street FX Vet to Lead US Expansion

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 11:00

Crypto Market Maker B2C2 Hires Wall Street FX Vet to Lead US Expansion London-based crypto liquidity provider B2C2 has hired Wall Street veteran Rob Catalanello to lead its expansion in the U.S.

Mt. Gox Is Taking a Step Towards Paying Out Creditors

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 10:05

Mt. Gox Is Taking a Step Towards Paying Out Creditors The long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is finally moving toward settling creditors’ accounts in cryptocurrency or cash.

Mt Gox Trustee Approves Creditor Claims Worth Billions

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 10:05

Mt Gox Trustee Approves Creditor Claims Worth Billions The trustee of collapsed crypto exchange Mt. Gox has approved creditors' claims amounting to billions of dollars, but there's a catch.

Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 09:01

Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium A former prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO has joined blockchain identity startup Concordium as a strategic advisor.

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 04:35

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels California startup Lightning Labs released today a new feature to improve usability of the bitcoin payment channel network, lightning.

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 04:15

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 02:30

Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."

This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 01:30

This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes

A Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporter recently noted that the biggest hindrance to cryptocurrency adoption is tax laws and reporting taxes on digital currency usage. After reading the commentary, Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver shared a four-minute video about the subject of taxes in order to spark questions in the minds of people who might not understand […]

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Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 00:00

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Borderless isn’t like other decentralized exchanges (DEXs). For one thing, it comes with its own blockchain – or rather the Block Collider chain comes with its own DEX. Throw in the ability to perform cross-chain transfers, block times that are 3x faster than Ethereum and no limits on order size, and Borderless would appear to […]

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Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 22:30

Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 22:00

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.

Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 21:15

Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX A creditors' committee has been formed for users of the failed QuadrigaCX exchange, and it includes a former Mt Gox customer.

BCH Is Now Supported by a Large Crypto ATM Network in Switzerland

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 20:55

BCH Is Now Supported by a Large Crypto ATM Network in Switzerland

Cryptocurrency ATM operator Värdex Suisse has introduced BHC support to its devices. The company is a financially regulated entity that provides access to digital assets through its teller machines, POS services and partnerships with retailers in Switzerland and abroad. Also read: American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Bitcoin Cash Available on All […]

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Welcome to Athens: Tezos Completes ‘Historic’ First Blockchain Vote

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 20:30

Welcome to Athens: Tezos Completes ‘Historic’ First Blockchain Vote Tezos – one of the 25 ranking cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – has just concluded its first round of on-chain governance voting.

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 18:50

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain

IBM claims that six banks will issue stablecoins using its World Wire protocol which is based on the Stellar network. According to the tech giant, three banks have publicly committed to the initiative, and the remainder will reveal themselves soon. The announcement joins the resurgence of blockchain razzmatazz this year that feels eerily similar to […]

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‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 18:00

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch How does it feel to hold the famous bitcoin lightning torch? Diana Aguilar explains.

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 16:47

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Silvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now over 500 companies from the digital assets industry are using its services as one of the very few “bitcoin-friendly” banks based in the U.S. Also Read: American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Silvergate Files […]

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1confirmation, Canaan Partners Back Startup Pushing New Spin on Airdrops

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 16:00

1confirmation, Canaan Partners Back Startup Pushing New Spin on Airdrops Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 16:00

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 15:00

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 14:30

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

At least 87 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges may have falsified their reported trade volumes, a new study claims. According to a review of the top 100 exchanges by analytics company The Tie, most of the trading volume on the world’s largest crypto trading platforms is suspect. Also read: Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster Suspicious Trading […]

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Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 14:00

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection Casa has just rolled out radio wave-screening "Faraday bags" as the ultimate cypherpunk accessory for bitcoin hardware wallets.

Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 13:00

Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support Blockchain technology startup Blockstream has revamped its wallet app, adding features that make storing bitcoin more secure and flexible.

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 12:40

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Liquidity has shifted away from the top gaining crypto assets, with only six of the week’s 30 top performing markets currently riding 24-hour volume of seven figures or higher in USD. ABBC comprises the most liquid of the week’s top losers, currently ranking as the sixth poorest performing market of the last seven days after […]

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CoinMarketCap Crypto Indices Launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 12:00

CoinMarketCap Crypto Indices Launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters Two crypto benchmark indices from CoinMarketCap launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters and Börse Stuttgart today.

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 11:31

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading Institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is launching trading in cryptocurrency derivatives.

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass Key Price Resistance Over $4K

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 11:00

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass Key Price Resistance Over $4K Bitcoin's bulls need to break key resistance at $4,040 to force a continued rally, the three-day chart indicates.

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 10:35

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

Intercontinental Exchange has added new coins to its cryptocurrency data feed and we’ve got the details in this installment of The Daily. This edition also features Coincheck’s announcement that it plans to sell its BSV holdings and reimburse users with Japanese fiat currency. Also, Chinese mining giant Bitmain has closed its office in Norway. Also […]

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Polymath, SeriesOne Team Up to Simplify Security Token Issuance

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 10:00

Polymath, SeriesOne Team Up to Simplify Security Token Issuance Polymath has partnered with digital securities fundraising platform seriesOne to offer an “end-to-end” solution for security token issuance.

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 09:00

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores Binance has unveiled a new platform in Australia that allows users to buy bitcoin with cash from 1,300-plus newsagent stores.

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 08:33

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a Phoenix, Arizona headquartered technology solutions company, has announced on Tuesday that it is now working with Bitpay to accept cryptocurrency payments for its products and services including bitcoin cash (BCH). Also Read: Bitmain Releases Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor One of the Largest Global Technology Solution Providers on the […]

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$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin, Ether Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin, Ether Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Crypto Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Crypto Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 23:38

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

The Bitcoin.com Wallet is a simple cryptocurrency light client that supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Since the initial release of the software, there have been 3.7 million noncustodial wallets created and climbing. Now, the latest version of the Bitcoin.com Wallet not only allows users to manage digital assets, but also provides the […]

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Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 21:40

Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Quadrigacx co-founder Michael Patryn is actually a convicted criminal who went by the name Omar Dhanani, a Bloomberg report alleges. Dhanani has been previously convicted of identity theft linked to bank and credit card fraud and sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. federal prison. He was later deported to Canada. Also read: Spain’s 2gether […]

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Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 21:40

Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster

Quadrigacx co-founder Michael Patryn is actually a convicted criminal who went by the name Omar Dhanani, a Bloomberg report alleges. Dhanani has been previously convicted of identity theft linked to bank and credit card fraud and sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. federal prison. He was later deported to Canada. Also read: Spain’s 2gether […]

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This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 19:36

This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

On March 18, Portuguese programmer Cláudio Gil revealed the launch of an old 80s video game that uses Bitcoin Cash-based Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens for interactive play. The Lode Runner SLP version is a port of the classic 1983 puzzle-oriented action game that allows people to play using the Badger wallet and non-fungible SLP […]

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Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million in Q4

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2019. Mar. 19. 19:05

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million in Q4 Silvergate Bank added 59 crypto clients in the fourth quarter, but its deposits from the industry shrank by $123 million.

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 19:05

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million Silvergate Bank added 59 crypto clients in the fourth quarter, but its deposits from the industry shrank by $123 million.

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 18:10

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications The U.K. Parliament has been presented demos of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.

Nash Is a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 17:30

Nash Is a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration

90% of all cryptocurrency trading takes place on centralized exchanges. Nash is part of a new breed of exchanges determined to change that. The next generation of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) promise to improve the UX and simplify the trading experience, empowering users to retain custody of their funds without suffering the trade-offs that are normally […]

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Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50%

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 15:35

Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50% Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is on the verge of falling below 50 percent for the first time in over 7 months.

Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 15:20

Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

The largest Swiss online retailer, Digitec Galaxus, has started accepting crypto payments at its two stores. Customers can choose from 10 cryptocurrencies to pay with including BTC, BCH, BNB, ETH, TRX, OMG, and XRP. One of the stores specializes in consumer electronics while the other focuses on everyday needs. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […]

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Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay

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2019. Mar. 19. 15:00

Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay Avnet, one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay.

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 13:28

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC). Also Read: In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job […]

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Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

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2019. Mar. 19. 13:00

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Roos as the company’s new chief executive officer.

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token

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2019. Mar. 19. 12:00

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo now lets clients compliantly store the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital.

Bitcoin Faces Minor Price Retreat Amid Increasing Bull Exhaustion

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2019. Mar. 19. 11:00

Bitcoin Faces Minor Price Retreat Amid Increasing Bull Exhaustion Bitcoin is showing signs of buyer exhaustion and could see a minor pullback unless resistance at $4,000 is scaled soon.

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 10:55

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

In this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Plans Rebate The […]

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Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 10:00

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 09:00

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup Blockchain staking startup Bison Trails has raised $5.25 million in a series seed funding round backed by investors including Galaxy Digital.

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 06:55

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

A major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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Bitmain Launches New Zcash Miner Touting 3 Times More Hashing Power

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 06:00

Bitmain Launches New Zcash Miner Touting 3 Times More Hashing Power Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.

Bitmain’s Latest Zcash Miner Claimed to Have Tripled Hashing Power

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 06:00

Bitmain’s Latest Zcash Miner Claimed to Have Tripled Hashing Power Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented crypto zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 04:45

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Back in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to two years and three months later, a surge of CNY has been flowing back into the digital currency economy after the Shanghai Composite posting […]

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Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed Over Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim

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2019. Mar. 19. 02:50

Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed Over Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim Jeff Garzik has been served a subpoena relating to the ongoing Craig Wright vs. Ira Kleiman lawsuit.

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 23:15

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […]

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5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 21:10

5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia […]

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