via cointelegraph08/18/2019

LTC Founder Charlie Lee Discloses Investment in BTC Development Firm Casa

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee acknowledged that he is one of the investors in Bitcoin personal key security firm Casa, congratulated it for a new high profile hire.

via cointelegraph08/18/2019

Japan to Solarize Its Burgeoning Digital Economy, Expert Take

A look at green policy and crypto energy consumption in Japan.

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

New Zealand Rules for Crypto Salary — Have Hopes Been Answered?

New Zealand has published a new ruling on salary and bonuses paid in crypto being subject to a pay-as-you-earn tax. But what does that actually mean?

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

Reconciling Blockchain Technology With California Consumer Privacy Act

The upcoming implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 has grave implications for businesses utilizing blockchain technology...

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

A Different Look at Crypto Market and Top Assets, How Dominated Is It?

The 25 largest crypto markets comprise roughly 94.40% of the capitalization of the combined market cap.

via coindesk08/16/2019

Coinbase Reveals Password Glitch Affecting 3,500 Customers

The rare bug impacted roughly .01 percent of the exchange's 30 million customers, Coinbase revealed Friday.

via insider.pro08/16/2019

VIDEO: How Much Could Prediction Market-based Blockchains Change Our Society

Find out what future holds for the hybrid between blockchain and prediction markets and how we all can profit from it.

via bitcoinist08/16/2019

Poloniex Drops More Crypto Pairs as Altcoins Become Apparitions

Altcoin fervor is definitely at a low, so much so that crypto exchange Poloniex has dropped 23 pairs citing low volume. Many of the pairs that were popular in 2017 and during the ICO boom have fallen out of favour, as altcoins in general remain at rock bottom prices. Crypto Pairs Axed According to the US based exchange has 124 pairs. Around 20 of them, or 16%, have less than a thousand dollars in

via insider.pro08/16/2019

Coinbase Custody Becomes World’s Largest Crypto Custodian

From now, Coinbase Custody has over $7 billion in Assets Under Custody (AUC) stored on behalf of more than 120 clients in 14 different countries.

via coindesk08/16/2019

South Korea’s ‘Bit-Island,’ Jeju, Redoubles Crypto Efforts After Losing Regulatory Bid

Jeju, a small island south of Seoul, is redoubling its efforts to become South Korea's regulation-free Bit-Island after losing out to Busan.

via bitcoinist08/15/2019

Huobi Prime’s EMOGI Network Gives Cryptocurrency Users Something to LOL About

Its website may be plastered with images of crying face emojis and its token ticker may show up as a “LOL”, but don’t let this fool you: EMOGI Network is serious business. The self-described “social digital currency” promises to deliver on all attributes that are meant to be synonymous with cryptocurrencies, which stand for low-cost transactions that can be sent quickly and directly, in a peer to peer fashion. Microtransactions, including tipping on social networks,

via livebitcoinnews08/15/2019

EOS Price Analysis: Bears In Control, $3.20 Could Be Next

EOS price declined below the key $4.000 and $3.800 support levels against the US Dollar. The price is now trading well below $3.800 and it could continue to decline. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $3.920 on the 4-hours chart of the EOS/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The pair...

via insider.pro08/14/2019

Steemit to Experience Hard Fork on August 27

The hard fork will allow Steem users to publicly propose work they are willing to do in exchange for payment in SBD.

via livebitcoinnews08/14/2019

Cardano (ADA) Price Analysis: Next Key Break Near, Can Bulls Make It?

ADA price extended losses and tested the $0.0475 level against the US Dollar. The price is currently correcting higher, but it is facing a strong resistance near $0.0540 and $0.0550. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.0542 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Kraken). The price could either break...

via livebitcoinnews08/13/2019

Crypto Classes Don’t Have to Cost a Fortune

Cryptocurrencies are entering mainstream territory as of late, which means many members of the general public are likely seeking to learn more before they invest their time, energy and money into the space. Luckily for them, many new classes and courses are available to help them understand what crypto and blockchain is all about. Classes...

via bitcoinist08/11/2019

China Ready to Roll out State-Backed Digital Currency

According to an announcement from an official for the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the country is nearly ready to unveil its new central bank digital currency (CBDC). Centralized Crypto-Currencies There’s been much talk recently in the Bitcoin space about digital payment technology getting picked up by centralized powers. Facebook Libra’s coin has been all over the news as they attempt to launch their own dollar-pegged crypto-currency while navigating the United State’s often confusing regulatory

via ccn03/04/2019

How Stupid Does Google Think We Are? Nest Privacy Fiasco is Flat-Out Insulting

Google has become the latest tech giant to admit that it had screwed up when it comes to doing something suspect related to one of its devices and users’ privacy. Google's Nest home alarm products are

via ccn03/03/2019

Not Just McAfee: The Long History of the $1 Million Bitcoin Price Target

There's just something about that $1 million mark that causes crypto bulls to froth at the mouth. The VP of blockchain and digital currencies for IBM, Jesse Lund, is one of the most recent industry

via ccn03/03/2019

5 Essential Tips for Preparing Your Cryptocurrency Taxes

Paying taxes on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is becoming a priority for individuals in the US after the IRS announced on July 2nd, 2018 that one of their core campaigns and focuses for the year

via ccn03/03/2019

Bitcoin Price Plunge to $1,000 is Possible, Say Traders; Could it Happen?

Since January, for over two months, Bitcoin has remained in a relatively tight price range from $3,200 to $4,000, unable to break out of key resistance levels above $4,200. Similarly, from September to November, in an

via coindesk08/18/2019

The Real Benefits of Blockchain Are Here. They’re Being Ignored

In making the technology more accessible, many developers are sacrificing the benefits of decentralization for the sake of convenience.

via livebitcoinnews08/17/2019

Is Ethereum Becoming Colombia’s Best Money Option?

It appears Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency and the primary competitor to bitcoin, is growing in popularity in Colombia.  Ethereum Is Carving Out a Name for Itself in Colombia South America has proven to be a major bitcoin and cryptocurrency haven. Countries like Venezuela, for example, have seen their national currencies subjected to either inflation or...

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

Hubii’s Nahmii Announces IEO and First Member of Governing Board

Nahmii, Hubii’s blockchain scaling platform, reports a major week, announcing an IEO and the first member of its governing association two years after Hubii’s troubled ICO.

via insider.pro08/17/2019

Bakkt to Launch This September

According to Bakkt CEO, Kelly Loeffler, the platform will debut on September 23.

via coindesk08/17/2019

This ICO Startup Didn’t Die During Crypto Winter. It Has DAI to Thank

The London-based Monolith just added DAI to its crypto debit card product. But the startup itself has long used DAI to manage its treasury.

via coindesk08/16/2019

Ethereum Coders Approve 6 Changes for Upcoming Istanbul Hard Fork

Ethereum core developers have finalized a list of EIPs for the network's next system-wide upgrade.

via insider.pro08/16/2019

Binance.US to Be Launched by November

At the moment, the division has not even applied for BitLicense.

via coindesk08/16/2019

All-Crypto Retirement Accounts Will Be Fined: Australian Tax Office

Investors who hold 90 percent of their retirement savings in cryptocurrencies may face penalties of up to 4,200 AUD.

via coindesk08/16/2019

Bakkt Says It’s ‘Cleared to Launch’ Bitcoin Futures Next Month

Bakkt says it will launch Sept. 23 after receiving a trust charter through the New York State Department of Financial Services.

via livebitcoinnews08/16/2019

Bitcoin Cash Analysis: BCH Could Accelerate Downside Below $290

Bitcoin cash price is currently recovering and trading above the $300 level against the US Dollar. The price is facing a few key resistances near the $320 and $325 levels. Earlier, there was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $336 on the 4-hours chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed...

via insider.pro08/15/2019

OKEx Announces 7th Token Sale Project

The 7th Token Sale is scheduled to be launched on Aug 22, 2019.

via livebitcoinnews08/15/2019

Litecoin (LTC) Price Analysis: More Losses Likely Below $70

Litecoin price started a strong decline after it failed to climb above $90.0 against the US Dollar. LTC price is currently trading well below the $82.00 support and remains at a risk of more losses. There is a crucial declining channel forming with resistance near $82.00 on the 4-hours chart of the LTC/USD pair (data...

via insider.pro08/14/2019

Bancor Integrates New Liquidity Mechanism for Staking EOS

The Bancor staking mechanism allows anyone, who holds a small number of coins, to receive profits from hodling.

via bitcoinist08/14/2019

Facebook Covert Audio Sharing Casts Doubt Over Libra Privacy

Facebook used third-party contractors to listen to user audio without telling them, in a move which raises questions about the third-party sponsors of its libra cryptocurrency. Facebook Shared Messages With Third Parties As Bloomberg reported on August 13, Facebook confirmed it had used middleman firms to transcribe audio messages from its Messenger app.  The practice, which the company says it halted just last week, only involved users who had given their permission for audio collection

via livebitcoinnews08/13/2019

Tron (TRX) Price Analysis: Trend Overwhelmingly Negative Below $0.0215

Tron price failed to climb above the $0.0235 resistance and declined recently against the US Dollar. TRX price is currently trading in a strong downtrend below the $0.0215 resistance. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $0.0210 on the 4-hours chart (data feed via Bitfinex). The price is likely to decline...

via bitcoinist08/07/2019

Kik ICO Trial: Lawyers Issue 130-Page Response Claiming SEC ‘Twisted Facts’

Canadian instant messaging company, Kik, has hit back at the US regulator trying to sue its ICO with a giant public document. Kik Implies ICO Trial Was SEC Publicity Stunt Following that news that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was taking Kik to court in June, the company has now released a response in which lawyers dissect its allegations on a sentence-by-sentence basis. As Bitcoinist reported, the debacle focused on Kik’s 2017 initial coin

via ccn03/03/2019

Coinbase Sought Neutrino After Losing Control Over Customer Data Being Sold

Coinbase’s controversial acquisition of Neutrino was motivated by a desire to ditch its existing tech partners because they ”were actually selling client data to outside sources,” the head of sales at Coinbase said on Saturday. In

via ccn03/03/2019

Exclusive: MyCrypto CEO Weighs in on Rising Toxicity in Ethereum Community

CCN spoke to the CEO of MyCrypto, Taylor Monahan, about the recent departure of Ethereum community leader Afri Schoedon. Schoedon played a crucial role in the development of Parity wallet but has now sworn off

via ccn03/03/2019

Are Teslas Death Traps? Failing Brakes and Violent Fires Spark Major Fears

Telsa faces another barrage of scrutiny over its safety. Tesla and media outrage go hand in hand these days. It is usually because of something that Elon Musk has tweeted about the SEC, but occasionally it

via cryptotown08/09/2018

BitGo Adds Support for The MFG Token

On August 3rd, BitGo, a secure multi-signature cryptocurrency wallet platform for enterprises, had officially added support for SyncFab’s MFG Token.

via cointelegraph08/18/2019

Bitcoin Fights to Hold at $10,150 as US Stock Market Sees Minor Uptrend

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day as Bitcoin struggles to stay over the $10,150 mark again.

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

NEO Is in Talks to Integrate Celer Network to Improve Scalability

Blockchain project NEO is considering integrating Celer Networks layer-two scaling protocol to improve scalability.

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

Crypto Markets Descending, With Bitcoin Price Sinking Below $10,200

Most major cryptocurrency markets have seen a slight drop today, with Bitcoin price falling below the $10,200 point.

via cointelegraph08/17/2019

South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone Releases Criteria for Crypto Listing

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinone has released a set of criteria for digital currency projects to be listed on the exchange.

via coindesk08/16/2019

These Bitcoin Users Want DAI and DeFi – Here’s How They Plan to Get It

The Cross-Chain Working Group project will (almost) enable bitcoin transactions on ethereum, opening up a new world of interacting smart contracts.

via coindesk08/16/2019

FinCEN Director Reminds Casinos of Crypto Compliance Requirements

FinCEN director Kenneth Blanco said that suspicious activity reports detailing crypto fraud is a matter of national security.

via bitcoinist08/16/2019

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Dumps To $180 Support

Over the last 10 days Ethereum (ETH) has seen a sharp pull-back. The $180 support appears to be holding for now but with large selling pressure entering the market further downside is looking likely.  ETH/USD 4-Hour Analysis On the 4 hour chart for ETH/USD, we can see the correction taking place over the last 4 weeks stemming from the break-down at $290. The market price is now sandwiched between two strong support levels at $190

via coindesk08/16/2019

Someone Just Hacked Binance Jersey’s Twitter Account

An anonymous Twitter user has successfully hacked Binance Jersey's twitter account.

via bitcoinist08/16/2019

Nobody Interested in Working on Litecoin Protocol, Says Charlie Lee

Leaked conversations between Charlie Lee and other principle actors involved with Litecoin show evidence of no significant work being done on the cryptocurrency code since the start of 2019. Charlie Lee Dropped the Ball According to a Reddit post submitted less than a week ago, the Litecoin code development arena is a ghost town. The post revealed a series of correspondence between LTC creator Charlie Lee and some members of the Litecoin Foundation. Bitcoinist was

via insider.pro08/15/2019

SDX Exchange CEO Steps Down

According to the official announcement, the current CEO Martin Halblaub will depart at the end of August when his contract expires.

via insider.pro08/15/2019

Ripple Donates to Coil Startup 1 Billion XRP

The donation will be deployed towards driving adoption of XRP and the Interledger Protocol (ILP) by growing Coil's monetization platform.

via livebitcoinnews08/14/2019

Coinbase and Barclays Partnership Is No More

Some partnerships are not destined to last long, but in the case of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and the London-based banking firm Barclays, things are coming to an end just shy of the half-a-year mark.  Coinbase Says Goodbye to a U.K. Bank In a recent statement, the banking company announced that it would no longer...

via insider.pro08/14/2019

Oldest Korean Bank to Upgrade Clients Security with Blockchain

The bank wants to develop the Private Key Management System for its banking system.

via livebitcoinnews08/13/2019

Coinbase UK Customers Say Farewell to Zcash

Customers of Coinbase can expect to say goodbye to Zcash, a cryptocurrency known for its quasi-anonymous properties. The U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange recently announced that it will no longer carry or offer the asset for purchase.  The Reign of Zcash – Coming to an End? The good news is that support for the coin will only...

via bitcoinist08/12/2019

5 Major Bitcoin Exchanges See Losses for First Time in 2 Weeks

Five of the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchanges all saw more money leave them than enter them this weekend, data shows. Money on the Move As highlighted by ecosystem monitoring resource Token Analyst, August 12 saw a surprisingly taxing trading session for exchanges, despite ongoing strength in the Bitcoin price.  🚨 24H BTC exchange on-chain flows:#binance: $20M in | $39M out#bitstamp: $17M in | $19M out#bittrex: $2M in | $3M out#poloniex: $991K in | $2M out#bitmex:

via bitcoinist08/06/2019

Binance Coin Price Analysis: Bullish Reversal On The Cards

Binance Coin has dropped to the bottom of a clear falling wedge pattern after crashing 20% against BTC pairing over the last 2 weeks. A short-term reversal could be on the cards if this particular formation plays out. Binance Coin Daily Analysis On the daily chart for BNB/BTC, we can see the wedge pattern forming in a descending fashion. Both the 50 MA and 15 SMMA have crossed down signalling bearish momentum. Maxx Momentum has

via ccn03/03/2019

Q4 US Economic Growth Beat Even Donald Trump’s Expectations

The US economy grew at a faster clip than even Donald Trump's presidential administration had expected, according to the latest Commerce Department report which was delayed by the government shutdown. While significantly lower than Q3's annualized

via ccn03/03/2019

$46 Billion Flows into Chinese Stock Market, Should Launch Dow Higher

  Following MSCI’s decision to increase the weight of Chinese onshore shares in its widely-cited emerging market index, over $46 billion is set to pour into the stock market of China, a move that could kick

via ccn03/03/2019

Want to Insult a Black Person? Call Them a Prop; Cohen Hearing Brought Out the Worst

Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen had been on the Democrats’ most disliked list. That was when he supported President Trump unconditionally. Now, even though he’s a convicted perjurer, he’s in the good graces of his