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‘Cryptocurrency Fever’ Has Begun to Diminish, Russian Central Bank Head Says

The head of Russia’s Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina, remains skeptical about cryptocurrencies’ popularity, which she has previously compared to “gold fever.” The head of Russia’s central bank, Elvira Nabiullina, believes that “crypto fever” is beginning to diminish, major Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports Thursday, Oct. 18. Nabiullina, while speaking at finance innovation forum Finnopolis […]

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Goldman Sachs and Mike Novogratz Invest in Cryptocurrency Startup BitGo

BitGo, a company which provides institutional-grade investors with compliance, security, and custodial solutions for cryptocurrencies has closed its Series B funding round bringing in $58.5 million. Goldman Sachs and Novogratz’ Galaxy Digital Ventures LLC contributed with $15 million of said amount. Investing in a $1 Trillion Cryptocurrency Wallet In an official release from today, BitGo […]

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There’s Another $20K Bitcoin Bubble Coming, Says Vinny Lingham

Bubble-phobic Civic CEO, Vinny Lingham, has been sounding off about blockchain and cryptocurrency at an event in Johannesburg. His address covered mass adoption in the blockchain industry, and the likelihood of another bitcoin bubble. Still in its infancy Lingham cited lack of use cases and scaling issues as current barriers to mass adoption of cryptocurrency. […]

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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD At Major Crossroads Above $0.4600

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD At Major Crossroads Above $0.4600 Key Highlights Ripple price is consolidating above the $0.4600 support level against the US dollar. There is an ascending triangle pattern formed with resistance at $0.4740 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair needs to clear the triangle resistance… […]

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Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K

Bitcoin is again restricted in a narrowing price range, but technical studies indicate scope for a bullish breakout.

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No Connection Required: How One Dev Sent Bitcoin While Off the Grid

Following a partnership between Samourai Wallet and goTenna, which now allows users to send bitcoin transactions offline, one developer in New Zealand is staying ahead of the curve. Detailing the feat in a series of tweets, Rigel Walshe used a $27 entry level, Android smartphone and four goTennas (portable devices used to create off-grid radio signals) to successfully send […]

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CME Group: Bitcoin Futures Trading Is Up 41 Percent in Quarter Three

Bitcoin futures trading is up. American financial market company CME Group Inc. announced on Twitter early on the morning of Wednesday, October 17, 2018, that its futures products are experiencing rising volume, explaining, “In Q3, Bitcoin futures average daily volume rose 41% and open interest was up 19% over Q2.” This is a massive improvement […]

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Cryptocurrency Market Update: More Sideways Inactivity, Altcoins Immobile

FOMO Moments Sideways trading for another day; Stellar and Neo slowly moving up, 0x dropping back. Crypto markets are slowly losing ground as gains made during last week’s Tether induced pump are slowly being eaten away. Market capitalization has retracted slightly from the same time yesterday but is still just above $210 billion at the […]

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Bitcoin Cash Speeds toward Blockchain Split as SV Client Receives Formal Release

Bitcoin SV, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) software client published by blockchain development firm nChain, is now live on GitHub. Released this week, SV (short for “Satoshi Vision”) version 0.1.0 aims to place the fourth-largest cryptocurrency on track to fulfill pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision for Bitcoin to become electronic cash — or at least nChain’s […]

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Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta

On October 23, Malta will welcome Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta – large crypto event about DLT and digital coins. The post Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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SR Project’s Global Patent is Shifting Paradigm in Cryptocurrency World

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BitMEX Takes Aim at Bitcoin Core, Will Launch Competing Software Client

The research arm of cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has announced that it will launch its own Bitcoin software client to compete with reference implementation and industry standard Bitcoin Core. Unveiled this week in a lengthy post discussing the merits of competing software clients, BitMEX Research said that it chose to release its own BTC client […]

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Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME

Bitcoin futures trading volumes continued to rise in Q3, with derivatives exchange CME reporting a 41 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in average daily volume. Bitcoin Futures Volumes See Major Bump in Q3 During Q3, the exchange averaged 5,053 contracts — each equivalent to 5 BTC — traded during each daily trading session, representing 25,265 BTC in […]

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CME: Average Daily Volume for Bitcoin Futures Grew 41% in Q3

Average daily volumes for bitcoin futures trading saw a significant jump in the third quarter compared to the last period, according to CME Group.

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Fidelity Is Bringing Cryptocurrency Trading to Institutional Investors

Fidelity Investments, a multinational financial services corporation that manages $7.2 trillion in assets announced the launch of Fidelity Digital Asset Services, a cryptocurrency custody and trading platform for institutional investors. According to a Forbes article published on October 16, 2018, Fidelity Investment’s jump into cryptocurrencies could help the broader financial industry embrace the emerging asset. […]

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Ethereum Foundation Issues $3 Million in New Grants

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a total of $2.86 million to 20 different projects in Wave IV of its Grant Program. Announced at the beginning of 2018, the foundation began the new year with a resolution to fund promising projects that develop on Ethereum. Since the program’s launch, the foundation has committed over $14 million […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Consolidation Forecasts $3,500 Move

A strong round of buys hit the market this weekend as unsubstantiated rumors began to circle surrounding Tether and Bitfinex’s potential insolvency. I won’t be going into the details surrounding the allegations because, like I said, they are nothing more than unsubstantiated rumors. However, the effects of the rumors did not go unnoticed. Tether, a […]

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Gemini Stablecoin Volume Doubles on Top 10 Exchange Amid Tether Turmoil

The Bibox exchange dominates trading in the Gemini Dollar, the Winklevoss twins’ month-old stablecoin. Its volume surged when tether’s peg broke.

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Huobi's US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative

A spokesperson for HBUS says the exchange has seen a massive increase in USDT/TUSD trading this week after tether broke the proverbial buck.

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Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO

Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup’s failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build their Journalism business. Civil ICO Civil’s first ICO began in September and wrapped up this week. Their mission, according to their website, “is to help power […]

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Analyst: Bitcoin’s Price Must Break 200-Day Moving Average for Rally to Continue

Bitcoin’s price rally has stalled, coming off a major push upwards from the temporary dip that occurred late last week. Bitcoin’s current price, although relatively stable at $6,550, must break the 200-day moving average of approximately $7,200 in order to continue its upward trend, according to one analyst. Nick Cawley, a markets analyst at Daily […]

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Millions of Dollars Distributed for Ethereum Development in its Wave IV of Grants Program

The Ethereum team has always been a staunch proponent of innovation and development. The Wave IV of the Ethereum Foundation Grants Program saw the distribution of millions of dollars to promising projects contributing to the Ethereum development, as revealed in an official Ethereum blog. In all, 20 projects have been granted funds under different sub-categories […]

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Pantera CIO Joey Krug Says Bitcoin Scalability Can Trigger 10x Growth of the Crypto Space

Citing the growth of institutional level projects in the crypto industry, Krug remains positive about the adoption of crypto in the near future. The post Pantera CIO Joey Krug Says Bitcoin Scalability Can Trigger 10x Growth of the Crypto Space appeared first on CoinSpeaker. Continue reading at Coinspeaker

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