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Monex Owned Coincheck Confirms Delisting of Privacy Coins
CoinCheck has plans to remove 3 privacy coins – Monero, Dash, and Zcash – from their platform along with an ERC-20 token which elicits gambling on a non-regulated platform. Cryptocurrency Privacy: Is It Under Attack? Coincheck has just announced that they will be ceasing the trading of 4 cryptocurrencies on their platform. These currencies being Monero, Dash, ZCash, and [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-21By Nick Chong
1 hour ago

BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards
On May 19 a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners met after the Coingeek Conference in Hong Kong to discuss a new proposal which would fund BCH development and professional programmers who work on the protocol. The funding would stem from a portion of the miners block reward, and attendees discussed donating between 1-5 percent of rewards to fund developers. [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-21By Jamie Redman
3 hours ago

Tax Evasion: Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Give Out Customer Data to Government
Its stale news that world governments are finding it a herculean task getting cryptocurrency investors to pay their taxes. In the latest development, the fourth largest crypto exchange in the world, Bitfinex, is now working hand-in-hand with the government of the British Virgin Islands in a bid to clamp down on bitcoin tax evaders. Bitfinex Tax Office In a [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-21By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel
4 hours ago

Wall Street Cryptocurrency Trading is Imminent, Former J.P. Morgan Exec Says
The cryptocurrency market continues to be a trending topic in the world of finance. However, the question remains; when will Wall Street banks begin crypto trading? The day is closer than we think, according to a former J.P. Morgan executive. Big Banks to Start Trading Cryptocurrency Soon Amber Baldet, formerly of J.P Morgan believes that the big banks will soon [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-21By Osato Avan-Nomayo
4 hours ago

National Government Digital Currencies Versus Globally Distributed Cryptocurrencies: in Depth
Let’s see why and how national cryptocurrencies are not really cryptocurrencies [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-21By Cointelegraph By Rainer Michael Preiss
4 hours ago

Cardano Technical Analysis: (ADA/BTC) Support Has Arrived. ADA Looking Bullish Going Forward
Nothing in this article is to be construed as investment advice. Neither the author nor the publication takes any responsibility or liability for any investments, profits or losses you may incur as a result of this information. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-21By Ollie Leech
5 hours ago

Breaking: Vitalik Buterin Considering Google? Asks Followers if He Should Leave Ethereum for Tech Giant
The founder of Ethereum was approached by Google in a recruitment effort, according to a tweet by Buterin with a screenshot of the email. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-05-21By Miguel Gomez
5 hours ago

Ethereum Miners Mass-Targeted by Satori Botnet Attack
 The rising value of cryptocurrency has undeniably lured hordes of people towards investing in the risky asset class, with the technically-informed going one step ahead to set up their own “mining rigs.” Hackers are not far behind, however, and often infiltrate computing systems to mine cryptocurrencies for themselves. After Browser Mining, Hackers Target Miner Rigs In a bid to [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-21By Shaurya Malwa
6 hours ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Jumps to $8,500
At press time, bitcoin has risen $200 higher from where it stood yesterday. Signs of recovery are now showing themselves as we inch away from the repeated drops of last week. At $8,500, bitcoin is at its highest point since Monday, when it briefly rose to $8,800 following the start of Coindesk’s Consensus Conference. It was prior to this [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-20By nmarinoff
7 hours ago

Save the Date: AirPod’s Pre-Sale Prepares for Launch
The long-awaited AirPod ICO is finally taking off! The team has announced that its pre-sale is going to start on May 29, 2018. The project introduces a revolutionary sleeping pod intended to improve your travel experience while at the same time providing you with means for stable yet profitable passive income. A Breakthrough Sleeping Pod AirPod Sleeping Pods will [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Georgi Georgiev
7 hours ago

Crypto Markets See Slight Growth, Total Market Capitalization Nears $392 Bln
Crypto markets have seen a slight recovery in the past 24 hours - top 10 coins listed on Coinmarketcap in the green [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Helen Partz
7 hours ago

‘51 percent attack’ in Silicon Valley TV Series – Real Life Possibility?
Silicon Valley sitcom uses ‘51 percent attack’ in season 5 finale, but is the scenario representative of a real-world possibility? [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Gareth Jenkinson
8 hours ago

RSK Bitcoin-Based Smart Contract Platform Now Secured by 1 in 10 Miners
RSK Labs cofounder Gabriel Kurman announced that one of ten miners now secured a smart contract solution built by the company on the Bitcoin blockchain. RSK, formerly known as Rootstock, will bring smart contracts, a key feature of the ethereum blockchain, to the world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. The news came at Consensus 2018, the fourth annual blockchain [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-20By Rahul Nambiampurath
8 hours ago

Armchair Detectives Have Another Bitcoin Puzzle to Solve
After the notorious 5 BTC ‘bitcoin puzzle’ was solved last January after years of people trying to crack it, now another bitcoin puzzle was launched this week on forums and social media. On May 19, 2018, a person posted an image which contains a bitcoin puzzle that rewards the solver 1 BTC. Also read: A Brief History of Hidden Messages [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Jamie Redman
8 hours ago

With at least $1.3 billion invested globally in 2018, VC funding for blockchain blows past 2017 totals
Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors. One of the latest to do so is Circle, which recently announced a $110 million Series E round led by bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain. Other participating [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-05-20By Alex Wilhelm
9 hours ago

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma Says Bitcoin and Not Blockchain is the Bubble
Alibaba founder and chairman, Jack Ma, is the latest to espouse the “blockchain not bitcoin” rhetoric. The billionaire e-commerce guru said bitcoin is the bubble and not blockchain. He made these comments at the recently concluded World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin. Blockchain not Bitcoin Narrative Lives On During his address at the conference, Ma revealed that Alibaba focuses solely on [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Osato Avan-Nomayo
9 hours ago

PR: Tutellus launches ICO on the Cryptonomos platform
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The sooner our education system is digitally disrupted, the better It’s difficult to measure the [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoin.com PR
10 hours ago

Russia’s Largest Bank Conducts $12 Billion Transaction Using Smart Contracts
Shunning blockchain and smart-contracts for years, financial institutions are finally waking up to the potential that decentralized technologies hold, with a flurry of government and corporate companies making moves into the sector. Mammoth Transaction, Minimal Traction According to an official release on May 16, 2018, Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, recently utilized a Hyperledger Fabric-based smart-contract system to issued rouble-backed [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-20By Shaurya Malwa
10 hours ago

Tether Mints $250 Mln of New USDT Tokens, Rekindles Controversy
Controversial token Tether generated $250 million new coins, with long-standing questions resurfacing [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Maxwell William
10 hours ago

Hodler’s Digest, May 14-20: Crypto Ban FUD And Blockchain Adoption Galore
Thailand and Ukraine move forward with positive crypto regulation, Bing spreads FUD with news of summer crypto ad ban, and more ups and downs of the week all found in this week’s Hodler’s Digest [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-20By Cointelegraph By Molly Jane Zuckerman
11 hours ago

The Numbers Behind Kepler Technologies
After receiving incredible and record-breaking rankings on all relevant listing platforms, more and more people have become intrigued by Kepler’s groundbreaking ideas and visions in regards to a future shaped by a combination of robotics, artificial intelligence, and the blockchain. There are only two more days until Kepler’s pre-sale finally begins — which will last from May 22nd until June [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Bitcoinist.net
11 hours ago

How the eToro Trading Platform Helps Investors Make Better Investment Decisions
Online trading and brokerage company eToro provides a number of features for its customers aimed at helping users acclimate to the platform and then use its several tools to make money. The company began in 2007 as an online trading platform and is now offering services aimed at cryptocurrency investors and traders. Lena Birse, for instance, said that while she [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-20By Rahul Nambiampurath
12 hours ago

Move ‘Em Out: ICOs Don’t Seem So Scary Outside the US
A popular event forged during the token boom of 2017 saw discussion about the changing regulatory environment that has resulted. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-05-20By Brady Dale
12 hours ago

Blockchair Feed Reveals Messages Encoded in the BCH, BTC and ETH Blockchains
Blockchain exploration service Blockchair has launched a new analytics tool. Blockchair Feed decodes the messages that are written into the BCH, BTC, and ETH networks. The results can be viewed in a real-time feed comprised of messages that range from the banal to the enigmatic. Also read: A Brief History of Hidden Messages in the Bitcoin Blockchain Feast on a [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Kai Sedgwick
12 hours ago

The Crypto Compromise: Learning to Love the Corporate Culture
If crypto startups want to distinguish themselves amidst the crowd of similar companies, they will need to re-think their partnerships. Although Wall Street is the source of critique from crypto-evangelists fighting the centralized system, it is also home to the power and capital that they need. Every revolution starts off as a rebuttal to a previously existing system that needs [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-20By Antonio Grumser
13 hours ago

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