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Hedge Fund Issues Bearish Call on Ethereum and Sides with BTC
Hedge fund Tetras Capital has issued a bearish call on ethereum and opined that bitcoin has more upside potential. The New York-based fund has been blessed with perfect timing, with ETH falling in BTC terms following the publication of its report 24 hours ago, while bitcoin has rallied strongly. Also read: Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into Lives of Sichuan Miners Tetras [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-07-18By Kai Sedgwick
2 hours ago

5 Altcoins to Look Out For this Summer
After a prolonged crypto winter, the dog days of the altcoin summer are finally here — which means you might want to watch these five cryptocurrencies carefully. NAGA Coin (NGC) First on the list of cryptos to look out for this summer is NAGA COIN (NGC). NAGA COIN is the token which powers the expansive and all-encompassing NAGA ecosystem [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-07-18By Bitcoinist
3 hours ago

Thailand Announces State-Backed “Bond Coin” to Facilitate Faster Security Settlements and Clearance
The Thailand government is swiftly taking steps to adopt and implement cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology within its administration. Local reports on July 16, 2018 confirmed that a prominent securities body in Thailand is developing a digital token to facilitate settlement clearing of corporate bonds. Bond Coin to Streamline Current Processes According to The Bangkok Post, the Thai Bond Market [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-18By Shaurya Malwa
3 hours ago

The King is a Fink
It’s true, I’ve always enjoyed reading the paper. When I was younger I used to track the price of gold daily in my grandfather’s copy of the Wall Street Journal. Before that though, I was drawn to the funnies. The Wizard of ID is a classic. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it’s about a tyrannous but stout dictator, [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-07-18By Mati Greenspan
5 hours ago

PayPal’s Peter Thiel and Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Invest in EOS Publisher Block.one
Co-founder of PayPal and well-known venture capitalist Peter Thiel and Jihan Wu’s Bitmain Technologies Ltd. have invested into Block.one — the publisher of EOS. More Money… Following its $4 billion ICO, Block.one announced that it has closed a strategic round of investment after attracting partners like Peter Thiel, Bitmain, Louis Bacon, and Alan Howard. The amount of money raised in the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-07-18By Georgi Georgiev
8 hours ago

AI-Powered Crypto Trading with WatermelonBlock
While cryptocurrencies have proven to be one of the most accessible means of investment for all different kinds of people, the system still has its issues. Notably, as there are thousands of different cryptocurrencies on the market today, and hundreds more launching through ICOs each month, it can be nearly impossible for both new and seasoned investors to figure out [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-18By Robert DeVoe
9 hours ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes to Nearly $7,300
At press time, the father of cryptocurrency has jumped to $7,327. This is a massive increase from yesterday’s price, and a clear sign that bitcoin is strong enough to handle present resistance, which is set at roughly $6,800. Granted the currency can step beyond that level, we are likely to witness $7,600 next, according to most analysts. One of [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-07-17By Nick Marinoff
10 hours ago

Ex-Triad Gangster Raises $750 Million in Five Minutes To Supposedly Launch Chess and Poker Tournaments
A gangster based out of Macau in China, Wan Kuok-koi “Broken Tooth,” raised $750 Million in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has partnered with an undisclosed Beijing-based firm to back chess and poker tournaments. The token called is called “HB,” and the ICO was launched in Cambodia with high-ranking military and government officials, celebrities, entrepreneurs from Hong Kong and mainland [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-17By Pratik Makadiya
11 hours ago

US Ranked Top Destination for Coin Offerings, Majority of ICOs Identified as Scams
The US remains a leading destination for ICO projects according to a new study that also ranks Switzerland and Singapore in the top three. The report notes that authorities in other jurisdictions, like Russia and Estonia, are working to adopt favorable regulations in order to attract more crypto startups. The findings coincide with another study identifying 78% of all ICOs [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-07-17By Lubomir Tassev
18 hours ago

Robinhood Announces Dogecoin Adoption in the Wake of both Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin
On July 17, 2018, Robinhood announced it’s support for Dogecoin (DOGE) on it’s fee-free trading platform. The adoption of Jackson Palmer’s ironic cryptocurrency marks a growing bullish trend on the part of the American cryptocurrency firm. Robinhood Adds Support for Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and DogeCoin On July 12, 2018, cryptocurrency exchange Robinhood also announced to list two more cryptocurrencies – Litecoin [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-17By Pratik Makadiya
18 hours ago

US CFTC Warns Investors about ICO, Utility Token Risks
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission called on citizens to carry out detailed research before purchasing digital coins through ICOs. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-07-17By Marin Marinov
18 hours ago

Bermuda Introduces New ICO Regulations
Bermuda’s government has brought forward new regulations on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-07-17By Deyana Laguna
19 hours ago

The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a Bitlicense
In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the news that the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock is examining the crypto market, Coinbase is approved to list security tokens, and Bitpay got a New York Bitlicense. Additionally, the BCH exchange rate is now displayed directly on Google. Also Read: UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-07-17By Avi Mizrahi
22 hours ago

EOS Funded Bot Accounts Allegedly Congested Ethereum Network
A discussion on July 15, 2018, within the largest online Ethereum community, the Ethereum Subreddit (r/Ethereum), claimed that EOS-funded bot accounts have been deliberately clogging up the Ethereum blockchain network, spending up to 50 ether every hour for over 24 hours. EOS Controversy An alleged 40 percent of the capacity of the Ethereum blockchain network was utilized to process the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-17By Joseph Young
22 hours ago

Bitcoin Cash Development is a Ghost Town, GitHub Data Reveals
Bitcoin Cash continues to receive criticism of its network setup as bitPico’s “stress test” unearths what the group describes as possible “fake decentralization.” Empty Blocks, No Activity Data harvested from GitHub repositories for both Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has caused the latest in a series of stark contrasts of network performance to surface on social media in recent [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-07-17By Wilma Woo
1 day ago

CFTC Says Buyer Beware in New ICO Advisory
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a warning on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto-assets. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-07-17By Stan Higgins
1 day ago

Kaspersky Releases Paper about Cryptocurrency Scams
Despite the many benefits attributed to cryptocurrency operation, there have been a number of ransomware attacks which have been said to be a product of these digital assets. To dive deep into these claims, Kaspersky, a Russia based cyber-security firm conducted a research, which concluded in highlighting a large spread of cryptocurrency related scams that resulted in a huge sum [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptoNewsPublished on: 2018-07-17By Sam Jona
1 day ago

0x lets any app be the Craigslist of cryptocurrency
Centralized crypto exchanges like Coinbase are easy but expensive because they introduce a middleman. Not-for-profit project 0x allows any developer to quickly build their own decentralized cryptocurrency exchange and decide their own fees. It acts like Craigslist, connecting traders without ever holding the tokens itself. And instead of having to bootstrap their way to enough users trading tokens on their [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-07-16By Josh Constine
1 day ago

What Is Zombie Battleground?
Many projects have tried to bridge the gap between blockchain technology and trading card games. Some firms have been a bit more successful at this than others. A new Kickstarter project named Zombie Battleground aims to be a winner. Zombie Battleground Explained The team claims Zombie Battleground will become a new digital trading card game which gives users full control [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-07-16By JP Buntinx
1 day ago

ConsenSys Is Bringing Together Blockchain Enthusiasts from over 50 Countries
ConsenSys has been building a global network of technology experts and entrepreneurs who are developing products for a decentralized world. The Brooklyn based blockchain software company was founded by Joseph Lubin in October 2014 and has since expanded its operations to several other countries with offices in London, Dublin, and Paris. ConsenSys in Paris Launched in October 2017, the team [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-07-16By Rahul Nambiampurath
2 days ago

Swiss Stock Exchange Undecided on Digital Assets That Aren’t Securities
The Swiss Stock Exchange SIX has held off on publicly welcoming cryptoassets not considered securities to its new exchange. ‘It’s Still Open’ Six Digital Exchange (SDX), news of which drew much fanfare when it was announced earlier this month, will subject all future assets to a “due diligence process,” spokesman Stephan Meier told local news outlet Swissinfo July 15. Meier [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-07-16By Wilma Woo
2 days ago

What Is CoinMarketAlert?
Tracking cryptocurrency prices can be done in many ways. Most enthusiasts rely on various mobile or desktop applications to do so. CoinMarketAlert will make this process a lot easier, as it is designed to offer alerts to users when particular price trends occur. Keeping Tabs on Major Price Changes In this day and age of social media, it is [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-07-16By JP Buntinx
2 days ago

Shillingham United XI: A dream team of footballers backing crappy cryptocurrencies
Have you been noticing just how many footballers have been signing deals with initial coin offerings (ICOs)? News broke last week that Didier Drogba, former Chelsea star and Ivory Coast’s all-time highest scoring striker, has become the latest sports celebrity to officially endorse a cryptocurrency startup. He is the newest ambassador of fledgling crypto-trader social media platform – all.me – [ ... ] read more
Found on: TheNextWebPublished on: 2018-07-16By David Canellis
2 days ago

One Seemingly Useless Smart Contract Causes Major Ethereum Blockchain Bloat
Even though the Ethereum network is receiving some scaling upgrades, network issues still tend to pop up now and then. Over the past few weeks, the network has seen a rather hefty influx of transactions which seemingly don’t serve any purpose. A recent discovery by a Reddit user shows someone may be purposefully clogging up the Ethereum network. The [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-07-16By JP Buntinx
2 days ago

Kodak-branded KashMiner Bitcoin mining rig for rent wasn’t — and won’t be
Write off another piece of crypto craziness: A Kodak-branded Bitcoin-mining rig that was on show at CES in January, where it generated much headshaking and skepticism that it could ever deliver the claimed returns, has evaporated into the ideas ether from whence it came. The BBC reports that the plan to rent access to Kodak-branded KashMiner devices for the chance [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-07-16By Natasha Lomas
2 days ago

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