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Ripple Price Analysis: Will XRP Eventually Usurp Bitcoin’s Throne?
Yesterday XRP overtook Ethereum and claimed the #2 spot on CoinMarketCap. Is Bitcoin next? Market Overview It’s too early to determine whether the market has ‘recovered’ from yesterday’s unannounced slaughter. Despite this, analysts and savvy traders will be looking to see if any altcoins set a precedent by dislodging from the downturn caused by BCH and BTC. Perhaps as [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-16By Eustace Cryptus
23 mins ago

Battle of BCash: McAfee Nails His Colors to the Mast
In the ongoing battle of Bitcoin Cash, John McAfee has taken to Twitter pledging his allegiance to Jihan Wu. Wu, along with Roger Ver, is one of the main proponents of the ABC version of BCash. Pledge of Allegiance In the modern world, ‘Pledge of Allegiance’ would’ve been a colorful and playful way to describe someone confirming their stance. In the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-16By Emilio Janus
1 hour ago

Stablecoins Demand More Trust than Fiat Currency
This article about the problem with stablecoins was written by Kevin Murcko, the CEO at cryptocurrency exchange, CoinMetro, and forex broker, FXPIG. Stablecoins — digital coins which peg their value rigidly to the dollar, the euro, or a collage of national currencies — are all the rage right now. Tether, in particular, is on everyone’s lips. In fact, it’s one [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-16By OP-ED
3 hours ago

Coinbase-Backed Startup Releases Home Cryptocurrency Miner
A startup backed by Coinbase and Arrington Ventures has launched a cryptocurrency miner for domestic use. The new device, however, won’t be powerful enough to mine Bitcoin (BTC). Mass-Market Appeal Coinmine — a startup ran by computer scientist Farb Nivi and industrial designer Justin Lambert — has taken the challenge to bring cryptocurrency mining to the masses. They’re set to release [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-16By Georgi Georgiev
4 hours ago

Japanese Regulator Unveils Plan to Regulate Cryptocurrency Wallet Services
Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency, has unveiled a plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet services. The regulator has put forward a number of regulatory measures as well as proposing how to implement them. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space The Plan The Financial Services Agency (FSA) held its ninth cryptocurrency study group meeting on Monday. [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-16By Kevin Helms
5 hours ago

French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014
France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published a report examining trends relating to initial coin offerings. The AMF describes ICOs as a “marginal” method of financing, estimating that the global ICO industry has raised €19.4 billion ($21.9 billion) since 2014. Also Read: Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-Economy Significant Centralization of Capital The AMF report [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-16By Samuel Haig
7 hours ago

Swedish County Battles with Unpaid Electricity Bills Left by Bitcoin Mining Companies
The Swedish county of Norrbotten has seen the failure of not one, but two recent cryptocurrency mining initiatives, has two companies have disappeared leaving millions in unpaid electricity bills, Sverige Radio reported on November 13, 2018. Crypto Mining in Sweden Stalls as Companies Bail The prolonged bear market of 2018 appears to have affected two cryptocurrency mining operations in the...Read [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-11-16By Priyeshu Garg
7 hours ago

The Only Regulated Bitcoin Exchange in Germany Will Become A Bank in 2019
The operator of Germany’s only regulated cryptocurrency exchange has confirmed it will de facto become a bank after securing a 100 percent takeover of Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank. Bitcoin.de Buys Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank Bitcoin Group SE, which operates Bitcoin.de, will be able to offer a raft of services connected with cryptocurrency thanks to a banking license once the deal goes through. Frankfurt-based Tremmel [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-16By Esther Kim
7 hours ago

Hours After Bitcoin Cash Network Update Begins, Bitcoin ABC Over 10 Blocks Ahead
Hours after the Bitcoin Cash upgrade started, the Bitcoin ABC camp is leading in terms of hash rate and blocks [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-11-16By Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre
7 hours ago

Curated blockchain and cryptocurrency news – Week 45
Welcome back to another week of our collection of the most interesting cryptocurrency and blockchain news stories. Google gets hacked on Twitter, Social good campaigns, a headmaster gets busted for stealing electricity to mine ETH, blockchain voting apps, an island state looking to create their own national cryptocurrency and more in this week’s cryptocurrency and blockchain news update. November 8th [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptoNewsPublished on: 2018-11-16By Zoran Spirkovski
8 hours ago

What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains
The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-11-16By Christine Kim
8 hours ago

What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Competing Blockchains
The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-11-16By Christine Kim
8 hours ago

Miner Abandons Swedish County, Leaves $1.5M in Unpaid Electricity Bills
Two mining companies with operations in Sweden have reportedly abandoned their facilities in the country’s northernmost county of Norrbotten. One of the companies, U.S. miner NGDC, appears to have suddenly fled from the area, leaving $1.55 million in unpaid electricity bills in its wake. Also Read: Seba Crypto Eyes Swiss Bank License, Independent Reserve Integrates Tax Tool US-Based NGDC Bails on [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Samuel Haig
9 hours ago

Is Bitcoin ABC Really Winning the Bitcoin Cash “Hash War”?
A lot of cryptocurrency enthusiasts are currently focused on the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. That is only normal, even though its impact on the entire crypto industry remains to be determined. As far as the hashrate is concerned, a somewhat uncertain picture is being created. Both chains seem neck-in-neck, although there are a few things unclear about Bitcoin SV’s network. [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-11-15By JP Buntinx
9 hours ago

U.S. Trader Fined $1.1 Million and Sentenced to 15 Months for Commiting Bitcoin Fraud
According to a report by Bloomberg, published November 13, 2018, U.S. resident named Joseph Kim has been fined $1.1 million and sentenced to 15 months in prison for orchestrating fraudulent schemes related to bitcoin (BTC), and litecoin (LTC), thus duping his employer and several other customers of their money. Illegal Transfers and Fund Misappropriation In 2017, the U.S. Commodity Futures...Read [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-11-15By Aisshwarya Tiwari
9 hours ago

Coinbase Ventures Backs Home Crypto Mining Startup Coinmine
Coinmine is a new startup that aims to make in-home mining accessible for non-technical users, based in Los Angeles and founded by Farb Nivi and Justin Lambert. The company has reportedly raised about $2 million from VC funds and angel investors such as Coinbase Ventures and Tinder Chief Product Officer Brian Norgard. Also Read: Kucoin Exchange Raises $20 Million in [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Avi Mizrahi
10 hours ago

Bitcoin Miner ‘Canaan Creative’ IPO Will Not Happen in 2018
Bitcoin mining equipment maker, Canaan Creative, on Thursday (November 15, 2018) allowed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) filing to elapse. Reports suggest that the company will shelve its IPO plans at least for the remainder of the year. Canaan Allows $400 Million IPO Application to Lapse According to Reuters, Canaan Creative allowed its $400 million IPO listing to expire. This [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-15By Osato Avan-Nomayo
10 hours ago

Is the Bitcoin Cash Fork Having a Negative Impact on the Crypto Space?
Bitcoin cash – often referred to as bitcoin’s “bastard son” or the baby brother of bitcoin – is set to undergo a hard fork on Thursday, November 15, 2018, which some allege is bearing down on the cryptocurrency space. Bitcoin cash was itself the result of a bitcoin hard fork in August of 2017. At just over a year old, [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-11-15By Nick Marinoff
10 hours ago

A Look at Sharkpool’s Mission to Break Altcoins for Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
A mining pool started by a Bitcoin Cash developer aims to wage war against altcoins and convert the spoils to cryptocurrency. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-11-15By Miguel Gomez
10 hours ago

Hash Wars: The Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Has Begun
Today Thursday, Nov. 15, a great majority of the cryptocurrency community is fixated on the contentious Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork and watching the spectacle with great anticipation. At approximately 1:00 p.m. EST miners backing both implementations started the fork process in order to change the Bitcoin Cash protocol ruleset. Currently, at the time of publication, the chain has split [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Jamie Redman
11 hours ago

IMF Head Lagarde Urges Central Banks to Consider Issuing Digital Currencies
On November 14, 2018, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is of the opinion that governments and central banks should look into issuing state-backed digital currencies, witnessing the global shift to cashless economies. Although, IMF chief stated that such innovation could best be achieved by a public-private partnership.    Regaining Footing in Digital Money Ecosystem Speaking at...Read [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-11-15By Pratik Makadiya
11 hours ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Falls to Its Lowest Point in A Year
Boy, oh boy… Where do we even begin? The father of cryptocurrency is in a terrible state. After falling to $6,200 from its recent “high” of $6,500, bitcoin’s price has taken a major turn for the worse. At the time of writing, the currency has dropped down to approximately $5,500 – its lowest point since October and November of 2017. [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-11-15By Nick Marinoff
11 hours ago

After Yesterday’s Bloodbath, Losses Continue for Major Cryptos, XRP Overtakes Ethereum
Bloodbath continues with Bitcoin dipping below $5,400 earlier today, Ripple sees slight gains and overtakes Ethereum as number two coin by market cap [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-11-15By Cointelegraph By Helen Partz
11 hours ago

Bitcoin Cash Just Officially Split Into Two Competing Blockchains
A contentious hard fork on the bitcoin cash blockchain has been activated. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-11-15By Christine Kim
12 hours ago

Bitcoin Cash Just Split Into Two Blockchains
A contentious hard fork on the bitcoin cash blockchain has been activated. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-11-15By Christine Kim
12 hours ago

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