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Bitcoin's Price Swings to Nearly $6,500 in Volatile Trading Hour

Bitcoin’s volatility was on full display Wednesday when its price swung in a dramatic fashion.

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Ecash's Creator Is Back – And He Thinks He's Built the Fastest Cryptocurrency

Famed cryptographer and digital money pioneer, David Chaum, revealed he thinks he’s built a “better” cryptocurrency.

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Hybrid Exchange Launches PoR Consensus Algorithm to Streamline Trading

Hybrid exchange launches its own blockchain and PoR consensus algorithm to speed up transactions, increase scalability and ensure multi-layer user protection. The post Hybrid Exchange Launches PoR Consensus Algorithm to Streamline Trading appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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Bitcoin Core Update FIxes Vulnerability That Reportedly Could Crash Network for $80,000

The Bitcoin Core Project has released update fixing a vulnerability that, if exploited, could have crashed the entire network for $80,000. Bitcoin Core has released an update following the recent detection of a vulnerability in the software, according to a September 18 press release by the Bitcoin Core Project. According to the statement, Bitcoin Core […]

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Dips Remain Supported

Key Points Bitcoin cash price dipped recently, but it found support near $410 against the US Dollar. There is a major bearish trend line in place with resistance near $440 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair needs to climb above the $450 hurdle for more gains in […]

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Bakkt’s CEO says that their goal is to make Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies more liquid & trusted

Bakkt, launched by New York Stock Exchange parent company Intercontinental Exchange [ICE], is back in the cryptoverse. The CEO of Bakkt, Kelly Loeffler said that they will be serving institutions with infrastructure for cryptocurrencies as their first step. Loeffler said that ever since ICE announced the launch of Bakkt, they have come to realize the […]

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Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked In $60 Million, 6,000 Bitcoin Theft

Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, losing about $60 million worth of cryptocurrency, including 6,000 bitcoins.

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XRP sees 25% growth and 3x volume increase; Ethereum [ETH] and Cardano [ADA] rally with 20% and 15%

The altcoin market is slowly moving towards reducing the losses that it had last month, with a handful of cryptocurrencies going up in the past 24 hours. XRP, Ethereum [ETH] and Cardano [ADA] are the leaders of the rally, reflecting double-digit gains over the past week. XRP rode on a lot of hype over the […]

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Upbit Crypto Exchange Operator to Open Singapore-Based Crypto Exchange Next Month

Kakao-affiliate Dunamu, the operator of major South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, plans to open a Singapore-based exchange next month. Kakao-affiliate Dunamu, the operator of major South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, plans to open a Singapore-based exchange next month, local news outlet Yonhap News reports September 19. According to Yonhap, Dunamu already set up a branch […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fall Short in Safeguarding Funds: Report

In April 2018, former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent off inquiries to more than a dozen cryptocurrencyexchanges to learn more about their internal operations. Now, after months of investigation, the New York Attorney General’s office has made its findings public. A report titled “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” released on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, […]

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New York Attorney General: Crypto Exchanges Subject to Market Manipulation

In a recent statement, New York Attorney General claimed that crypto exchanges are unsafe for business, as they are at risk of market manipulation. The report came as an attempt of US regulators to increase crypto market oversight. Crypto Exchanges Remain Unsafe? Making a crypto investment is a risky business as it is. The market […]

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Crypto Bloodbath: Bitcoin and Ethereum Record Losses in $10 Billion Wipeout

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has experienced a large sell off as Bitcoin demonstrated a 3 percent drop in price, leading the market to drop $10 billion. Ethereum and EOS recorded the largest drop amongst major cryptocurrencies at 9 percent, while Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Monero, Cardano, and Dash demonstrated steep 7 percent […]

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$1.5 Billion Blockchain Fund Founders to Finance Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

The founders of a $1.45 billion investment firm and a dedicated blockchain fund are teaming up to launch a new cryptocurrency whose value would be pegged to the yen. South China Morning Post reports that Grandshores Technology Group, a Hong Kong-based blockchain investment firm, is raising HK$100 million (US$12.7 million) to bootstrap the project, which […]

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In China the Mantra Remains ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’

China maintains a hostile stance on activities related to crypto assets while expressing a more open mind when it comes to blockchain. Their decision-making process could have immense geopolitical implications. It’s no secret that China has been determined to dampen the cryptocurrency industry while setting themselves up to dominate the blockchain scene. In late August, […]

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Could Decline to $180

Key Highlights ETH price is under a lot of pressure after it broke the $210 support against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major contracting triangle with support at $210 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is under a lot of pressure and it could continue […]

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Former SpaceX Engineer Targets Consumer Traders With His LXDX Crypto Exchange

Former SpaceX Engineer Targets Consumer Traders With His LXDX Crypto Exchange A former engineer at Elon Musk’s SpaceX has announced his new firm LXDX would launch a public cryptocurrency exchange, Leaprate reports Monday, September 17. Previously engaged in automation and propulsion at SpaceX, Joshua Greenwald has since turned his attention to institutional-grade cryptocurrency trading. While already operating for… […]

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Palestinians Are Using Bitcoin to Transact Across Borders Amid Conflict

For a small community of users in the occupied territories, bitcoin has become an economic lifeline to the outside world. But it can do only so much.

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Treat Bitcoin Like Switzerland Does, Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tells Central Bank

Treat Bitcoin Like Switzerland Does, Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tells Central Bank Zimbabwe’s new finance minister said the country should embrace Bitcoin at state level in a manner similar to Switzerland, local media outlet IT Web Africa reports Monday, September 17. Citing the Swiss central bank’s “investment and understanding” in Bitcoin, Mthuli Ncube said he would call on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)… […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Making Strides Across Industries

Industry buzz surrounded Ethereum this week as community members await the next stage of the coin’s development. The protocol also served as the jumping-off point for a new fully regulated stablecoin. Also in regulation, a New York judge issued a ruling this week that, if held up by a jury in court, could set a […]

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Does This Market Indicator Confirm the Novogratz Predicted Rebound?

Bitcoin bull and highly cited cryptocurrency proponent Mike Novogratz called “bottom” this week on Twitter. On Friday, Bitcoin’s market performance and key market reversal indicated a possible turning point. What will Monday bring? Is the market still too bearish? Bitcoin Could Have Oversold According to a Friday report from Bloomberg, a key market sign — the Williams %R […]

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Gas Ain't Gold: Why Ether's Price Could Tank Even If Ethereum Succeeds

Even if ethereum succeeds as a smart contracts platform, its cryptocurrency might still fail as a long-term store of value, writes Michael J. Casey.

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10 Years Post the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, Here’s a Look where Bitcoin Stands Today

Ten years have gone by since the world witnessed a major financial collapse of the banking space, and also the birth of Bitcoin. Here a look at the journey of digital assets so far. The post 10 Years Post the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, Here’s a Look where Bitcoin Stands Today appeared first on […]

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A Case for Bitcoin (BTC): The USD is Not Backed By Gold or Silver and Has an Unlimited Supply

The fact of the matter is that many of us know more about Bitcoin (BTC) and the rest of our favorite digital assets, than we know about our local fiat currencies. We simply found our local currency being used and went along with the story that it was how the world operated. We embraced the […]

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