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Bitcoin Researcher Drums Up Academic Interest in Erlay Protocol

In November 2019, Gleb Naumenko, co-author of the Erlay protocol and Bitcoin researcher at Chaincode Labs, came to London to present at the ACM conference 2019.  The ACM conference is one of the premier conferences on computer and communications security. It brings together “security researchers, practitioners, developers and users from all over the world.” Naumenko’s […]

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Remembering Tamás Blummer, Pioneering Bitcoin Developer

Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of several groundbreaking Bitcoin-focused projects, reportedly passed away on January 12, 2019, after a long fight with cancer. Among Blummer’s contributions to the Bitcoin ecosystem were Rust Bitcoin, a project focused on creating a Bitcoin network library written in the Rust programming language; CoinTerra, an early […]

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Bitcoin Falls Back After Briefly Breaking $9k Resistance

Bitcoin’s bulls have failed to make a solid move above $9,000, having briefly topped the psychological resistance level earlier on Friday.

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36% of U.S SMEs Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re. Newer Companies Are More Crypto-Friendly HSB’s survey found that newer companies are twice as likely to accept cryptocurrency […]

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Nazis are Using Bitcoin, US Gov’t Officials Warn

According to the US House Financial Services Committee, the nature of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies allows Nazis and domestic terrorists to fund their activities. US officials voice concerns over Bitcoin terrorist financing This Wednesday, a US House Financial Services Committee held a hearing during which its members addressed the topic of cryptocurrencies. US Congressman, Brad […]

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Bitcoin Could Soon Tumble Lower as Its Funding Rate Begins Flipping Positive

Bitcoin has begun showing some signs of topping out as the crypto inches lower from its previous consolidation region around $8,800. BTC’s move towards $8,600 has led some analysts to believe that its recent highs of $8,900 will mark a mid-term top. One valuable indicator that often offers significant insight into future trends is now […]

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Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb takes $69m tax dispute to court

Korea’s top cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has filed an official complaint against the National Tax Service (NTS) for slapping it with a massive tax bill of sixty-nine million US dollars ($69 million), The Korea Times reported today. For this popular cryptocurrency exchange, with one of the most substantial trading volumes, the year 2019 didn’t end on […]

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The Kindest Cut: Why the 2020 Bitcoin Halvening Is the Most Important Yet

In May of 2020, bitcoin will see its next halving: the reduction of the reward for successfully mining a block. The Nakamoto white paper specifies that every 210,000 blocks, the reward for successfully mining a block is cut by half. But while these occur roughly every four years (with the estimated reward dropping to one […]

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Breaking This Line Could Cause Bitcoin to Turn Parabolic and Rally 1000%

It is beginning to look increasingly as though Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent rally from its early-January lows of $6,800 to its recent highs of $8,900 is much more than a fleeting relief pump. BTC bulls have been able to hold the crypto within the upper-$8,000 region for the past day, signaling that buyers currently have enough […]

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Why Analysts Think Bitcoin Price Will Soon Surge Past $9,000

Bitcoin has been on an absolute tear over the past few days, with the price of the leading cryptocurrency rocketing as high as $8,910 just hours ago as of the time of writing this article. While bullish, analysts have been waiting for BTC to break past the key $9,000 price point, an important psychological and […]

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Bitcoin Futures Open Interest Hits $3.5 Billion; Upward Trend to Continue?

The Bitcoin and wider cryptocurrency markets surprised observers yesterday as the market capitalisation of leading cryptos suddenly increased. January 14 started with the market at $217.5 billion, today that figure stands at over $238.8 billion. The heightened market volatility appears to have attracted other traders to the market. Open interest in Bitcoin futures, for example, […]

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Overvalued Stock Market Has a Major Pop Risk – And It Just Lit Up

Fears of additional tariffs are on the rise with recession-level business confidence, and it could deal a big blow to the stock market. The post Overvalued Stock Market Has a Major Pop Risk – And It Just Lit Up appeared first on CCN.com

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Ethereum Forms a Bearish Rejection Just Below a Key Resistance Level

Ethereum has seen some sizeable gains over the past several days and weeks, although this uptrend may be short lived due to a top formation that it just posted on its daily chart right below a key resistance level. This comes shortly after the cryptocurrency broke below its macro adoption curve, and the confluence of […]

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More Bitcoin Scam Ads With Martin Lewis on Instagram — Can We Get a Filter for That?

Bitcoin scam ads featuring Martin Lewis appear on Instagram less than a year after Lewis settled a defamation suit with Facebook. Suspected crypto con artists are once again using the likeness of British financial expert Martin Lewis to defraud unsuspecting victims. In 2019, Lewis settled a defamation suit against Facebook for similar Bitcoin (BTC) scam adverts. […]

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Data Shows Why Bitcoin SV’s 163% Rally in a Week Won’t Last

The recent gains seen by Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto market have been massive by most standards but have not even come close to comparing with the parabolic rally incurred by the controversial Bitcoin Cash hard fork Bitcoin SV (BSV). BSV’s rally, however, may not be as bullish as it seems, as the volume backing […]

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Bitcoin SV Prepares For Heavy Correction, How Low Will it Go?

Bitcoin SV (BSV) is flying high and stacking sats, with prices breaking all-time records. BSV, the asset that appeared as a fork-of-a-fork of Bitcoin (BTC), has fulfilled its promise to do something spectacular in 2020. Bitcoin SV Continues to Peak as Crypto Social Media Await Epic Crash Now, the coin is still near peak prices. […]

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Messari’s Selkis claims cryptocurrency industry hasn’t earned a Safe Harbor

On the latest episode of the ‘On The Brink’ podcast, CEO and Founder of Messari, Ryan Selkis, spoke about the state of the cryptocurrency industry, exchanges, regulations, and the outlook for 2020 The post Messari’s Selkis claims cryptocurrency industry hasn’t earned a Safe Harbor appeared first on AMBCrypto.

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Ethereum Rallies 15% But Here Is Why It Could Correct In Short-Term

Ethereum is up more than 15% and it broke the key $150 and $160 hurdles versus the US Dollar, while bitcoin jumped above $8,800. However, the current price action suggests ETH could correct towards $160 before it continues higher. Ether price rallied significantly after it broke the $148 resistance area against the US Dollar. The […]

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Bitcoin SV Officially Flips Bitcoin Cash: 3 Signs It’s Just a Pump And Dump

Bitcoin SV price extended its rally by more than 100% and climbed above $400.00. BSV surpassed the market cap of bitcoin cash, but let’s see if this rally can continue or not. Bitcoin SV price rallied significantly and above $300.00 and $400.00 against the US Dollar. It exceeded the total market cap of bitcoin cash […]

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Here’s Why Bitcoin Bulls Must Wait For Dip To $8.3K For Another Rally

Bitcoin extended its rally above the $8,800 resistance against the US Dollar. However, BTC price might now correct lower towards $8,400 or $8,300 before a fresh increase. Bitcoin price climbed to a new 2020 high at $8,898 against the US Dollar. The price is now showing signs of a downside correction below $8,700 and $8,600. […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] Bulls Hold Above $8000 but Long-Term Bearish Trend Still Intact

Bitcoin [BTC] has been holding its bullish sentiments with a 11% positive weekly close at $8180. The levels above $7,800 are beginning to establish a new range with resistances at $8200 and $8375. BTC/USD Weekly Chart on Bitstamp (TradingView) The oscillators like MACD and CMF on weekly are now starting to reach reversal points. They […]

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BSV Soars 95% Challenging Its Original Fork Bitcoin Cash for Top 5

As Bitcoin rallied to a multi-month high at $8,859, altcoins vigorously shook off their current malaise by posting double-digit gains, most notably, Bitcoin SV. On Tuesday Bitcoin price (BTC) pushed through $8,600 and rallied all the way to $8,859 before taking what appears to be a breather near $8,750.  As reported earlier by Cointelegraph, crypto […]

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Ready for Liftoff: Altcoin Market Cap Breaks Out of Downtrend

The crypto market, including both Bitcoin and the entire slate of various altcoins, has been in a bear market for two full years now. After a brief rally in mid-2019, cryptocurrencies fell back into a downtrend that they’ve been stuck in for the last six months at a minimum. But with the recent rallies taking […]

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