Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Bitcoin Dives to $7,000 as S&P 500 Tumbles: Is This It for Crypto Bulls?

After the bullish price action that transpired on Monday, Bitcoin has been dealt a blow over the past few hours, tumbling from the daily...

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Bitcoin Cash’s Halving Just Occurred, and Its Price Isn’t Responding

Just minutes ago, the latest block reward reduction or “halving” of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) transpired. With this, the block reward provided to the miner...

Why Bitcoin Price Abruptly Reversed From a Plunge to $7,000

Bitcoin started a downside correction from the $7,447 monthly high against the US Dollar. BTC price tested the key $7,000-$7,100 demand zone and recently...

Ripple (XRP) Daily Close Above $0.20 Would Make Case for Larger Rally

Ripple started a downside correction from the $0.2050 resistance against the US Dollar. XRP price tested the $0.1900 support area and it is currently...

Ethereum Takes a Bit Hit But Another Lift-Off To $180 Is Likely

Ethereum is currently correcting lower from the $176 monthly high against the US Dollar. ETH price remains well supported on the downside near the...

This Crypto’s Macro Chart is Painting an Insanely Bullish Picture

It has been another great day for the crypto markets, and Tezos has continued to be one of the most bullish major cryptocurrencies, posting...

This Fractal Suggests Bitcoin Price Will Explode Past $10,000

Over the holiday season, Bitcoin (BTC) has stalled in the low-$7,000s, finding itself stuck between heavy macro support in the mid-$6,000s and rather pertinent resistance in...

The Lightning Torch: How the Community United to Teach Jack Dorsey About Feeless, Rapid Off-Chain Transactions

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin’s (BTC) second-layer scaling protocol, called the Lightning Network (LN), has gained a lot of traction, steadily proving to...

Bitcoin Mining Revenue Begins Slow Recovery After 18-Month Lows, New Report Shows

Bitcoin (BTC) mining revenues have begun climbing after falling to their lowest levels in 18 months, statistics from cryptocurrency industry newsletter Diar confirmed Mar....

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Cryptocurrency and Equity Markets: Weekly Performance Review

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Report: Crypto Exchanges Experience Lowest Trading Volumes Since 2017

Trading volumes on cryptocurrency exchanges have dipped to new lows in January, according to an analysis published by crypto and blockchain research firm Diar...

Bank of England Governor: Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that a Libra-like digital currency could become the world’s reserve currency, replacing the U.S. dollar

Tech Embeds Ads in Games to Stop Interruptions and Help Developers Make Money

A Swiss company claims it has unveiled “a new approach” for in-game advertising that sees promotional content embedded into gameplay instead of interrupting experiences...

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Price is Bullish Heading Into 2020

The past few months haven’t been too kind to Bitcoin. Case in point, since peaking at $14,000 this June, the cryptocurrency has fallen by...

ICE Pushes for Bakkt Bitcoin Custody License — CFTC Approval Imminent?

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is reportedly taking steps to ensure approval from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for its bitcoin futures contracts platform — Bakkt. ICE, the operator of the New York...

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Bitcoin Holds Gains but Technical Patterns Hint It Will Fall to $5K

Bitcoin has surged by up to 24 percent ahead of closing the week despite the Coronavirus-induced global market sell-off. Nevertheless, the benchmark cryptocurrency could...

Thirsty California May Be Wary of Blockchain Water Rights

Last week, Colorado lawmakers filed a bill exploring how blockchain technology could be applied to water rights management. Now, California is also studying blockchain for...

NEC and Partners to Create Blockchain Identity System for Buenos Aires

A blockchain-based identity system to improve financial inclusion is being developed for Argentina’s capital

French Cybersecurity Agency Grants Security Certificate to Ledger Nano S Hardware Wallet

The Ledger Nano S from French crypto hardware wallet firm Ledger has received a First Level Security Certificate (CPSN) from France’s national cybersecurity agency,...

Animoca and Harmony Acquire Quidd to Expand Sale of Crypto Collectibles

Blockchain gaming startup Animoca has partnered with the blockchain network Harmony to jointly acquire the digital collectible startup Quidd, with the intent of using...

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Craig Wright Failed to Disclose Bitcoin Holdings in Court Case, Says Lawyer

The legal counsel for a plaintiff in a bitcoin (BTC) theft case involving Australian computer scientist Craig Wright, said that Wright — the defendant —...

New Zealand Blockchain Group to Request Government Blockchain Strategy

New Zealand-based blockchain industry group BlockchainNZ announced that it will request a national blockchain strategy from the government next Thursday, according to a press release...

Are Iranians Buying Bitcoin At Premium In Anticipation of War?

Last night, news broke that the United States military completed an overnight drone-based airstrike at the Baghdad airport that killed one of Iran’s top officials,...

Bank of America Files Patent for Settlement System Citing Ripple

Bank of America has filed a patent application for a settlement system citing the Ripple ledger

Bitcoin Stolen in Binance Hack Moved to Seven Addresses

Proceedings from yesterday’s hack of cryptocurrency exchange Binance have been moved to seven addresses, crypto news outlet The Block reports on May 9. The breach resulted...

Ethereum Core Devs: Funding for ProgPoW 3rd-Party Audit Approved

Ethereum (ETH) core developer Hudson Jameson announced that a third-party audit of the Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)-resistant proof-of-work algorithm ProgPoW has been funded. The...

Europol Shuts Down $200 Million Crypto Mixing Service Bestmixer

Europol, along with Dutch and Luxembourg authorities, have shut down one of the three largest cryptocurrency tumblers, Bestmixer.io

Lightning Works: Bitcoin Podcaster Finds Restaurant Shunning Banks for BTC

Since Bitcoin was launched in early 2009, it has been the subject of backlash from many critics. Common criticism includes the age-old argument that “Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Breaks $8,000 for First Time Since July 2018, Stocks and Oil Report Losses

Monday, May 13 —  Following a solid to break above the $7,400 mark earlier today, bitcoin (BTC) has broken $8,000, with all top-20 cryptocurrencies trading...