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Posted on 19 April 2019 | 9:15 pm

Cryptocurrency Bear Market Waning, Going Through Accumulation Phase, Says Report

Adamant Capital’s recent research has revealed that the crypto bear market its final stage, the accumulation phase…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 8:14 pm

Bitcoin SV Experiences Blockchain Reorganizations, Possibly Due to Unwieldy Block Size

Bitcoin SV network is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 7:06 pm

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, EOS, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 19

Bitcoin is moving up at a snail’s pace. Where are major coins heading in the short term? Let’s find out…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 6:07 pm

3% of American Retirees Own Some Bitcoin, While 33% Have No Idea What Bitcoin Is: Survey

About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin, while about 33% said they did not even know about it, according to a new survey by Gold IRA…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 5:22 pm

Bitcoin Accounts for 98% of Crypto-Denominated Ransomware Payments, Study

Bitcoin continues to account for the lion’s share of crypto-denominated ransomware payments — 98% as compared with just 2% for privacy coins like…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 4:32 pm

Local Media: Afghanistani, Tunisian Central Banks Consider Issuing Bitcoin Bonds

The issuance of a bitcoin bond is being considered by Afghanistan and Tunisia’s central banks…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 4:04 pm

Central Bank of Russia Reviews Potential Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs

The Bank of Russia outlined potential benefits and drawbacks of central bank digital currencies in a recent report…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 3:41 pm

QuadrigaCX Creditor Protection Extended Until June

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 3:21 pm

Korean Exchange CoinNest Closes Following Fraud Arrests

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:53 pm

Crypto Developer Raises $4 Mln From Samsung, Others to Launch Wallet Without Private Keys

Crypto wallet that shuns private keys raises several million dollars from Samsung and others ahead of launch…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:48 pm

Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Oil Futures See Slight Uptrend

Bitcoin hovers over the $5,250 mark as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report mixed movements…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:18 pm

Binance Updates White Paper to Reword Section on Quarterly Manipulations with BNB

Binance has quietly updated its white paper, rewording the description of quarterly manipulations with BNB from “repurchasing” to “burn”…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 12:39 pm

Blockchain Platform Believes It Is the ‘Golden Ticket’ for Saving the Live Events Industry

Do you think event tickets are too expensive? This blockchain platform might have the answer — and it involves eliminating middlemen who drive up pr…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 12:09 pm

Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Craig Wright Sues Podcaster Peter McCormack for Alleged Libel

A libel claim against cryptocurrency podcaster Peter McCormack has been filed by nChain chief scientist and Bitcoin SV proponent Craig Wright…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 10:05 am

South Korea: Bithumb Exchange Operator Reveals Plans for US, Japanese Markets

The CEO of Blockchain Exchange Alliance — which has a controlling stake in major South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb — has revealed plans to expa…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 9:38 am

SBI Holdings: Bitcoin Cash Removal Amid Bitcoin SV Delistings Was Coincidence

SBI Holdings refutes the idea its removal of Bitcoin Cash implies a conflict of interest over Bitcoin SV ties…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 9:29 am

FinCEN Takes First Enforcement Action Against P2P Cryptocurrency Exchanger

FinCEN has assessed a civil money penalty for a California resident accused of violating money transmission laws in his work as a peer-to-peer exchang…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 9:10 am

Coinbase’s 2018 Revenue Is 60% Less Than Projected by the Firm: Report

Major U.S. crypto platform Coinbase reportedly saw 60% less in revenue in 2018 than it had forecasted…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 8:54 am

Iota, IoT Firm Evrythng Partner to Increase Transparency for Consumer Goods Supply Chain

Iota and internet of things firm Evrythng are integrating their solutions to provide greater transparency for supply chains in the consumer goods sect…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:05 am

Official Chinese Currency Renminbi to Become Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

Donald Tapscott, executive chair of the Blockchain Research Institute, has said that Chinese renminbi will become a cryptocurrency…

Posted on 19 April 2019 | 1:00 am

Overstock’s Blockchain Subsidiary Misses Target for $100 Million Capital Injection

Overstock blockchain subsidiary tZERO missed the target date for $100 million in investment from investment firm GSR Capital and private equity firm M…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 11:00 pm

Platform Launches Leveraged Bitcoin CFDs for Speculation on Movements Against JPY and USD

A global crypto platform says it is reacting to rising demand by offering a leveraged bitcoin CFD for speculation on price movements against two major…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 10:30 pm

Stablecoin USDT Launched on Tron Blockchain

Tether is now issuing its stablecoin USDT on the Tron blockchain…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 9:15 pm

National University of Columbia Joins Blockchain Global Consortium for Science

The National University of Columbia has joined the Bloxberg global blockchain consortium…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:58 pm

US Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for Clear Crypto Regulations

U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang has called for the implementation of uniform crypto and digital assets regulations in the U.S.

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:40 pm

The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

The Reserve Bank of India’s regulatory sandbox will accept blockchain projects, but excludes cryptocurrency-related projects like initial coin offer…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 8:10 pm

Crypto Exchanges Collaborate With Bithumb to Freeze Stolen Funds After Major Hack

Bithumb has managed to freeze a major part of the stolen funds in collaboration with other exchanges and local police, but details of the hack are sti…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 7:37 pm

Fintech Firm Hopes to Overhaul Microwork Industry With Platform Built on Blockchain

An established fintech platform with millions of users is creating a marketplace in which workers can be paid fairly in crypto for completing microtas…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 7:30 pm

Volkswagen Joins IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform for Cobalt Supply Chains

Volkswagen is using a blockchain-powered platform to keep track of where its cobalt comes from, amid concerns it is sometimes unsafely sourced…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 7:17 pm

Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Bitcoin hovers over the $5,250 mark as most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies report gains…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 6:17 pm

Bloomberg: Institutional Crypto Trading Platform Bakkt May Seek New York BitLicense

Bakkt, the intercontinental Exchange-lead institutional cryptocurrency trading platform, could reportedly acquire a New York BitLicense to launch its…

Posted on 18 April 2019 | 4:27 pm

PayPal Aims to Prevent Crypto Ransomware Attacks With New Patent

Online payment giant PayPal won a U.S. patent to protect users from losing access to their data due to a crypto ransomware attack…