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Report: Twitter Prepares Ban on Crypto Ads
Twitter is reportedly preparing to prohibit advertisements for ICOs, token sales, and cryptocurrency wallets. The new advertising policy is expected to come into effect in a couple weeks. The microblogging site is said to impose a ban on ads for crypto exchanges, as well, bar a few exceptions. The policy change is yet to be confirmed officially. Also read: [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Lubomir Tassev
15 mins ago

Twitter May Join the Crypto Ad Ban Rally; Bitcoin Continues Slide As News Goes Viral
Rumors abounded Sunday that Twitter will be joining Google and Facebook in banning crypto-related ads. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-03-18By Tedra DeSue
33 mins ago

This Week in Bitcoin: Time to Build
If there’s one thing a crypto recession’s good for, it’s rebuilding. It’s debatable whether we’re in a full-blown recession admittedly, but whatever you wanna call it, the charts ain’t looking too pretty. The upside to that is it’s a great time for looking elsewhere. With Easter imminent, it seems fitting that some of crypto’s biggest players should be focusing on [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Kai Sedgwick
47 mins ago

Crypto’s Growing Up: Coinbase Adds an Index Fund
It’s been a long time coming, but Coinbase has finally gotten its own index fund. On March 6, Coinbase announced it would offer an index fund sometime in 2018. Accredited US investors will now be able to speculate on the health of the crypto market through one fund instead of buying individual tokens. This addition from one of the world’s most popular exchanges [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By Leslie Ankney
1 hour ago

Peter Thiel Believes in the Future of Bitcoin as the Digital Gold of a New Era
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel is a strong supporter of cryptocurrencies and would bet in bitcoin to be the “biggest” of its kind. The venture capitalist is known being a long-time supporter of bitcoin. After stressing the potential of cryptocurrencies at a conference during October 2017, Thiel has followed up with strong conviction that echoes bitcoin maximalists. According to CNBC, the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-18By Nuno Menezes
2 hours ago

Crypto-Fiat Financial Platform Saifu to Make Using Cryptocurrency as Easy as Using a Traditional Online Bank Account
Saifu is looking to bridge the gap between fiat and digital currencies and bring access to financial services to the more than 2 million unbanked and underbanked people around the world. Bitcoinist recently sat down with Zach Murray, marketing director of the Czech-based startup, to discuss the merits of the platform, their upcoming ICO, and their participation in the recently [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-18By Cynthia Turcotte
2 hours ago

National Grid Confirms Bitcoin Mining Is “No Threat” to the UK’s Electricity Infrastructure
The topic of cryptocurrency mining has been highlighted from many different angles over the past few months. Especially when it comes to the concept of mining Bitcoin, there are some interesting challenges ahead. According to the UK’s National Grid, Bitcoin mining is not a big risk to Britain’s electricity infrastructure. UK’s Power Grid and Cryptocurrency Mining In most countries [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
3 hours ago

Markets Update: Bears Pull Crypto-Prices Near Last Bottom
Cryptocurrency markets are still following a bearish pattern, leaving many digital asset traders uncertain. BTC/USD values have plummeted to levels not seen since the first week of February as the price per coin had touched a low of $7,325 on March 18. Moreover, the whole digital asset economy is suffering from losses as the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization has dropped [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Jamie Redman
4 hours ago

PR: AICHAIN – Bring the Future of AI to Everyone, a Key Breakthrough for China’s Blockchain Project
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. AICHAIN, the China’s leading blockchain project in artificial intelligence domain, has been a hit with [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By PR
4 hours ago

Fake Tax Collectors in Australia Demand Bitcoin as Payment
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released a warning to the public to take caution as scammers are issuing fake tax debts and demanding payment in cryptocurrencies. While the ATO issued a statement on March 14, assistant commissioner Kath Anderson noted that scammers had defrauded taxpayers with this new payment method since late 2017. “We became aware of scammers seeking [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-18By Cindy Huynh
4 hours ago

What Is an Initial Coin Airdrop?
The world of cryptocurrency has seen various trends over the years. Faucets used to be a big thing, followed by airdrops, crowdsales, and now ICOs. Even the latter business model is undergoing some changes, as initial coin “airdrops” – or ICAs – are all the rage, by the look of things. The Purpose of an Initial Coin Airdrop As the [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
4 hours ago

Gift Cards and Paxful Offer Economic Options to the Global Unbanked
The global unbanked have been frozen out of most economic ecosystems, but Paxful is changing this through the selling of gift cards on their cryptocurrency exchange. The rich and elite have a lot of options when it comes to economic decisions. They can invest in gold, stocks, bonds, precious gems, artwork, real estate, automobiles, and cryptocurrency. The only snag they [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-18By Jeff Francis
4 hours ago

Ethereum Price Seemingly Heads to Sub-$400 as Bears Scare off Bulls
Even though all cryptocurrency markets are suffering from bearish momentum, some worrisome trends are emerging. The Ethereum price, for example, has lost nearly 20% in value over the past 24 hours. Such a steep loss is not entirely surprising, given Bitcoin’s downtrend, yet it seems Ethereum’s reign of being the second-largest cryptocurrency may come to an end pretty soon. What [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
5 hours ago

Tom Lee Predicts Bitcoin To Reach $91,000 by March 2020, Based On Performances After Past Dips
A predicted 56,000 percent increase for BTC since Jan. 2015 brings BTC’s hypothesized price to $91,000 by March 2020. #NEWS [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-03-18By Cointelegraph By Molly Jane Zuckerman
5 hours ago

Bittrex to Remove Over 80 Altcoins from Its Exchange
Cryptocurrency exchanges must constantly evolve to remain competitive. This can be achieved in many different ways, even though not everyone will like how it’s done. In most cases, exchanges will add new currencies over time. Bittrex, on the other hand, is preparing to delist over 80 altcoins which have little to no demand or broken blockchains. Bittrex Does Spring [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
6 hours ago

Mingo Adopts the Next Generation of Blockchain Technology for Its Three-In-One App Using Hedera’s Hashgraph Technology
Mingo, the all-in-one crypto messaging, e-commerce and e-sports platform, announced today that the project will be built using next-generation hashgraph technology from Hedera. Mingo lets you chat with its unique multichannel messaging capability and will soon let you shop and play on its platform, featuring an integrated cryptocurrency wallet and multi-use plugin capability. The company’s founders believe that their app [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-18By
6 hours ago

Binance to Hold $1 Million Dexathon For Decentralized Exchange
Hackathons existed long before the emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. They typically were events of varying duration where tech minds gathered around to brainstorm ideas and proffer solutions to nagging issues in their industries. However, like almost everything in the world of tech and finance, blockchain technology is causing a revolution. A Growing Trend: Collaborative Problem-Solving There has been [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-18By Priyeshu Garg
7 hours ago

Venezuela Recruiting Citizens to Mine Cryptocurrencies
Venezuela is calling for its citizens to build cryptocurrency mining farms throughout the country. The government has set up a crypto mining program which president Nicolas Maduro hopes will attract at least 1 million people such as university students, the unemployed, single mothers and the homeless. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Maduro Seeks Crypto [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Kevin Helms
7 hours ago

‘Programming Blockchain’ Will Change How You See Bitcoin
Jimmy Song's Programming Blockchain workshop taught me about a lot more than bitcoin. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-03-18By Ariel Deschapell
7 hours ago

Genesis Capital’s Decision to Offer Cryptocurrency Loans Is Paying Off
Bitcoin trading companies saw an influx of new users throughout 2017. Given the cryptocurrency craze that is going on even today, the number of users will only continue to increase. For Genesis Trading, this influx of new users is due to a very different reason. Its decision to introduce Bitcoin lending services has proven to have been extremely smart in hindsight. Genesis [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
7 hours ago

IOTA Price Notes Small Gains as Other Markets Crumble
It is evident interesting things are happening in the world of cryptocurrency as of right now. Not all of these changes are positive by any means, though. With all prices still in the dirt, things look pretty terrible for most people. The IOTA price shows there may still light at the end of the tunnel, as it is the only [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-18By JP Buntinx
8 hours ago

Guns N’ Roses Drummer Uses Crypto to Change Music Industry
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer Matt Sorum, formerly of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, is lending his name and experience to a new crypto funding project, Artbit, in an effort to eliminate the age-old middle-person between artists and consumers. Also read: Since Embracing Bitcoin, Robinhood App Value Jumps to $5.6 Billion Former Guns N’ Roses Drummer Matt [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By C. Edward Kelso
8 hours ago

Twitter to Begin Banning Cryptocurrency Ads
Reports say that Twitter will follow in the footsteps of Facebook and Google by banning a wide range of cryptocurrency ads. It appears that the digital world of cyberspace is continuing to shrink for those seeking to publish cryptocurrency ads. Facebook was the first to lower the boom as the social media platform banned cryptocurrency ads. This was followed shortly [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-18By Jeff Francis
9 hours ago

Crypto Miners to Turn Off Rigs during Earth Hour
Crypto miners have been invited to join this year’s Earth Hour campaign by turning off some of their hardware between 8:30 and 9:30 pm on March 24. The initiative to take part in the WWF’s annual event comes from the Russian crypto community. The “Crypto Hour” organizers hope to focus attention on the need for eco-friendly blockchain technologies.    Also [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Lubomir Tassev
9 hours ago

BTC Prices Below $8K Could Spell Disaster for Bitcoin Miners
According to a study conducted by Wall Street analyst, Tom Lee’s agency, Fundstrat, BTC prices below the $8K range make it awfully difficult for miners to gain revenue. Lee details that at a global average rate of six cents per kilowatt-hour, some BTC miners are either breaking even right now or mining the cryptocurrency at a loss. Also Read: New York [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-18By Jamie Redman
11 hours ago