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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

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

This Week in Bitcoin: Smooth Bitcoin Cash Upgrade, BCH and BTC Tax Payments in Florida
A notable week for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – the network successfully upgraded the blockchain protocol by extending the block size to 32MB. The change will allow a greater number of transactions to be processed with inexpensive and consistent transaction fees. Also, Seminole County in Florida will accept tax payments in both Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) thanks to [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Lubomir Tassev
14 hours ago

China Ranks Cryptos: Bitcoin (BTC) Dismal 13 of 28
People’s Republic of China (PRC) 中华人民共和国 was one of the first governments to ban bitcoin, cryptocurrency. Now, the PRC is the first country to come out with official government crypto rankings. Its China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID) used three filters through which coins would be judged: innovation, technology, application. Rather surprisingly to some enthusiasts, bitcoin core (BTC) didn’t [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By C. Edward Kelso
21 hours ago

A Look at the Credit Card Shaped Hardware Device Called ‘Coolwallet’
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts take security and storage seriously, and there are a bunch of different hardware solutions out there. One startup has released a different kind of digital asset hardware wallet that is the same size and shape as a credit card. Due to the design of the new ‘Coolwallet S,’ the wallet can be hidden very easily alongside the option [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-20By Jamie Redman
1 day ago

German Stock Exchange Unveils Bison for Free Trading of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple
Germany second-biggest stock exchange, Börse Stuttgart, is expanding its footprint into the cryptocurrency sector with the launch of a new crypto trading platform. Bison is the new platform that the exchange says will simplify the process of trading digital currencies and becomes the first crypto app, backed by a reputable stock exchange. Bison Crypto Trading App The new app will [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-19By Priyeshu Garg
1 day ago

Spanish Bank Makes History And Votes With Blockchain At Annual Meeting
The secure, decentralized nature of blockchain technology presents countless applications outside of cryptocurrency, as one European bank proved in a historic first at its last annual investor meeting. Investors at future meetings could wait seconds instead of weeks to see their votes counted and confirmed. ‘Practical’ and ‘Instant’ Investors at the Madrid-based Santander bank cast their votes using blockchain at [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Dieter Holger
1 day ago

Markets Update: Digital Assets Show Recovery After the Past Three Days of Dips
Digital asset markets are doing some healing during the past 24-hours of trading after touching some lows the day prior. At the moment the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization of all 1,600+ tokens is around $377Bn with around $16Bn worth of 24-hour trade volume. Bitcoin Core (BTC) markets are up 2.3 percent averaging $8,314 per coin while Bitcoin Cash (BCH) prices [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-19By Jamie Redman
1 day ago

At Ripple’s Snoop Dogg Party, A Search for XRP
So what we get drunk? So what we smoke weed? We're just having fun, something something XRP. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CoindeskPublished on: 2018-05-19By David Floyd
1 day ago

South Africa Gets Its First Multi-Currency Crypto ATM
As cryptocurrency interest and trading continues to grow in South Africa, some retailers are hoping to cash in. The country will soon be the second in southern Africa to launch a crypto ATM. After February’s election of Cyril Ramaphosa as South Africa’s new president, things seemed to be looking up. However, the country is now facing new challenges with the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-19By Nikita Blows
2 days ago

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 18
No expected price rally, Steve Wozniak’s positive expectations, Wall Street Journal research and more in our latest price analysis [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-19By Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay
2 days ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Sinks to $8,100
The price of bitcoin has fallen again over the last 24 hours. This time, the currency is trading for roughly $8,100 – a $200 drop since yesterday’s $8,300 mark. Since the beginning of the week, bitcoin has repeatedly been hit with price slumps. The Coindesk Consensus Conference – which lasted from Monday to Wednesday – ultimately failed to garner any [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-18By nmarinoff
2 days ago

Successful xRadip Pilot to Offer Real-Time Cross-Border Payments
On May 10, 2018, Asheesh Birla, the Senior Vice President of Product Management for Ripple Corporation announced a successful test on the company’s latest project, xRapid. The service is built to make payments between financial institutions faster and thus reduce costs. xRapid Pilot Nears Implementation Ripple is a payment and remittance network where transactions are carried out in real [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-18By Pratik Makadiya
2 days ago

Top Altcoin Markets of 2015 Gain 10,000% in 3 Years
With the bear trend of early 2018 having witnessed losses not seen in the cryptocurrency markets since 2014, it can be easy to lose track of the meteoric gains produced by the leading virtual currency markets over the span of just a few years. When comparing current prices to those listed on Coinmarketcap’s historic snapshot from the 17th of May, [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-18By Samuel Haig
3 days ago

Women Only Account for 8.75% of Crypto Traders According to Etoro Survey
A recent survey conducted by Etoro, the social trading and multi-asset brokerage company, revealed that women only account for a tenth of crypto traders. This information solidifies the fact that gender inequality is still a major stumbling block for the crypto sector. Since the inception of Bitcoin, it has been for the most part judged as a male dominion. [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-18By Pratik Makadiya
3 days ago

Ripple’s Announces Launch of XRP Fund: Creates an Actual Use Case for Token
Cryptocurrencies have undeniably taken over the tech world by storm, as is evident by a large number of riveted entrepreneurs and traditional institutions showing interest in the digital asset segment. However, funding opportunities remain barren, leading blockchain enthusiasts to either bootstrap their business or launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Easing this gap is Ripple, one of the most lauded [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-18By Shaurya Malwa
3 days ago

Cryptocurrency Brokerage Service Genesis Global Granted Bitlicense
On May 17 the Digital Currency Group initiative and Over-the-Counter (OTC) cryptocurrency service, Genesis Global Trading, announced that Genesis was recently granted the New York state Bitlicense. The company that provides OTC solutions to institutional buyers can now operate freely in New York — A territory that many call, ‘the financial capital of the world,’ as Genesis aims to provide [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-18By Jamie Redman
3 days ago

USDT Killer? Circle Announces USDC and Raises $110 Mn in Series E Funding
Bitmain has led a $110 million investment in Circle Internet Financial, in a funding round that values the company at $3 billion. Circle has also announced plans to launch USDC, a stable coin pegged to USD. Circle Bitmain Partnership The investment is the largest ever raised by a cryptocurrency or blockchain company, eclipsing $107 million raised by banking consortium [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-17By Priyeshu Garg
4 days ago

China Releases Cryptocurrency Grades: Ranks Ethereum 1st and Bitcoin 13th
The China government produced its public Blockchain and cryptocurrency ratings May 17, placing Ethereum top of the list of 28 cryptocurrencies under inspection. Echoes Of Weiss? The ratings, which rank an initial tranche of 28 assets by three criteria – technology, application and innovation – come courtesy of what Beijing referred to as “domestic experts” earlier this month. The [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-05-17By Wilma Woo
4 days ago

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 16
Latest Price Analysis: blockchain as a game changer, Bitcoin to overtake U.S. dollar and more factors to consider before trading [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-05-17By Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay
4 days ago

CFTC Executive Urges Federal Agencies in the U.S. to Quickly Clarify Ether’s Status
The cryptocurrency debate seems to be back, and this time it has fallen on ether (ETH) as authorities in the U.S. face pressure to decide whether it should be classified as a cryptocurrency or as a commodity. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Brian Quintenz stated on Monday, May 14 that exchanges have shown interest in providing ether derivatives to [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-16By Priyeshu Garg
4 days ago

BitOasis, Dubai-based Crypto Exchange Suspends the withdrawal of UAE Dirhram
BitOasis, a cryptocurrency exchange present in the Middle East and North Africa will no longer process deposits or withdrawals in UAE’s dirhams from May 15, 2018. Anyone looking to access dirham balances in their BitOasis account or transfer more dirhams into the account will need to undergo the activities before the date mentioned above. According to Arabian Business, BitOasis, sent [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-16By Cindy Huynh
4 days ago

Wall Street Firms Seek Reputed Custody Services for Bitcoin: BitGo Delivers!
With the emergence and sustenance of the cryptocurrency industry, companies are now allocating their interests in a new suite of services – custody of cryptocurrencies. The move comes in the undeniable wake of established and upcoming firms alike from traditional sectors expressing their interest in cryptocurrency investing, seeking credible choices for storing their digital assets. Custodial Services A Rising [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-05-16By Shaurya Malwa
4 days ago

What Is Xpring?
The Ripple team is working hard on bringing blockchain technology to the financial industry. While its xRapid solution has already been pretty well-received, it now seems the company has come up with something else that companies will pay attention to. Known as Xpring, it is a project designed to invest in, incubate, provide grants to, and acquire other companies and projects. [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-05-16By JP Buntinx
5 days ago

Markets Update: Mid-May Price Dips Plague Cryptocurrency Markets
Cryptocurrency markets are losing some gains today, as most digital assets are down between 3-15 percent during this morning’s trading sessions on May 16, 2018. The overall cryptocurrency market cap has shaved a few billion in losses since our last markets update, leading to the valuation of all 1,600 cryptocurrencies hovering around $374Bn today. During the last 24-hours Bitcoin Cash [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-05-16By Jamie Redman
5 days ago