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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

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 Study Shows Americans’ Investment in Cryptocurrency Is Slowing Down
No one will deny that global interest in cryptocurrency is at a peak right now. Whether or not we will see a drop-off in the near future remains to be seen. A recent study by paints a rather intriguing picture for the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. Research Regarding Consumer behavior There are a few key differences in consumer behavior [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-17By JP Buntinx
1 day ago

Despite Recent Volatility, Majority of Financial Experts Remain Bullish on Cryptocurrency
Despite recent market volatility and declining valuations, more than half of investors exposed to cryptocurrency plan on purchasing more over the next year. Undeterred Optimism Research conducted by international communications agency Citigate Dewe Rogerson has revealed that 56 percent of cryptocurrency investors are planning on purchasing more digital assets over the next 12 months. Meanwhile, 31 percent of cryptocurrency investors [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-17By Adam James
1 day ago

GIFcoin Shares Profits from Online Betting Through Successful VitalBet Platform
Recently-launched ICO GIFcoin wants to reshape the way we interact with online betting websites by allowing individuals to have a share of the involved revenue. With their successfully operating VitalBet platform, the GIFcoin team plans to execute this vision with participants being rewarded with profits. A History of Affiliate Success GIFcoin’s history began way back in 2011, when a team [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-17By
1 day ago

Brave New World: Why the Crypto Revolution Shapes the Modern Individual
As a college student, I often ask myself about where I stand amidst the overarching reach of our institutions and the demanding responsibilities of public life. While many everyday actions seem impermanent – or overshadowed by the immensity of the collective – I have been thrown into a circumstance where I have regained my status as a genuine individual. In [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-17By
1 day ago

Using Blockchains For Traditional Financial Transfers
From the moment Bitcoin was released, advocates were quick to point to its ability to enable rapid, inexpensive transfers of fiat between people, institutions, and across borders. Although there is certainly a debate over the extent to which crypto will one day replace centralized fiat, there is no doubt that it is rapidly becoming a medium by which fiat is [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptoNewsPublished on: 2018-03-17By Trevor Smith
1 day ago

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 16
Is the death cross on the horizon? 🤔 #PRICE_ANALYSIS [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-03-17By Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay
2 days ago

Ripple CEO: ICOs Better Save Money For Lawyers
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has claimed that the real “winners” in the cryptocurrency space are lawyers. Lawyers are licking their chops As Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) continue to bombard cryptocurrency investors left and right, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has stated that entrepreneurs issuing digital tokens would be wise to “save some of those proceeds” for impending lawsuits. Garlinghouse told CNBC [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-17By Adam James
2 days ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes $400 in 24 Hours
Bitcoin enthusiasts woke up to a bit of good news. Following yesterday’s uninspiring price hold at $8,100, bitcoin has jumped by approximately $400 and is now trading at the $8,500 mark – a potential sign that the bulls are making a return. No doubt, it has been a stressful period for the father of cryptocurrencies. Following Google’s recent announcement that [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-17By nmarinoff
2 days ago

Wall Street Fund Predicts a $91,000 Bitcoin Price in 2020
As bitcoin’s falling prices makes for a negatively fueled mainstream media headline, the market’s top fund managers are not fazed. Instead, they believe the market is still in an uptrend and is poised to keep increasing. Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, a Wall Street fund which has been historically bullish on bitcoin, strongly believes that the digital currency [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-16By Shaurya Malwa
2 days ago

Blockchain Venture Summit; A Chance to Meet and Communicate With Like-minded Individuals and Companies at the Very Heart of Eurasia
For the first time, founders and investors worldwide come together at a unique and exciting new event from leading industry experts. TURKEY, Istanbul, 28 March 2018 Wednesday, Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent​ – Istanbul is bringing you an exciting new conference called the Blockchain Venture Summit. This conference will bring together blockchain and cryptocurrency investors, entrepreneurs and professionals who want [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-16By Guest Post
2 days ago

Ripple Loses Lawsuit Against R3 in San Francisco Court
After losing its fight against R3 in a California court, Ripple is left to battle it out in its former partner’s home state of New York. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-03-16By Maryam Manzoor
3 days ago

Abra Mobile App Adds 20 New Cryptocurrencies and ‘Stablecoin’ Technology
The peer-to-peer mobile payment service, Abra announced the integration of 20 new cryptocurrencies and 50 fiat currencies into the firm’s app with real-time exchange features. Today the company is rolling out 13 new digital assets and will release the remainder over the next week. Also read: Google Bans Crypto Ads: No Currencies, ICOs, Exchanges, Wallets, Advice The Exponential Growth of Cryptocurrencies [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-03-16By Jamie Redman
3 days ago

Bithumb and BitPay Enter Strategic Partnership to Facilitate Remittance Payments
The remittance industry is a massive market worth billions of dollars. Every day, migrant workers from all parts of the globe send money to their families in their home countries via various remittance-focused firms such as Western Union, MoneyGram, and a handful of alternatives. A Powerful Alliance However, more than a few challenges are plaguing this method of money transfer. [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-16By Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel
3 days ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Holds Steady at $8,200
The price of bitcoin fell in dramatic fashion yesterday following Google’s announcement that it would no longer support cryptocurrency and ICO-related ads. Prior, bitcoin had been trading for approximately $9,100, though following the search engine’s sudden decision, the price fell nearly $1,000 (eight percent), and it has been hovering at $8,200 ever since. For the most part, bitcoin is managing [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-15By nmarinoff
3 days ago

Abra adds twenty cryptocurrencies to its wallet app
Abra, a global currency wallet that was the belle of the early Bitcoin ball, has just added twenty cryptocurrencies and fifty fiat currencies, a feature that allows you to top up and send cash and cryptocurrencies from inside the wallet. “Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Dash, Zcash, Bitcoin Gold, Stellar Lumens, DigiByte, Dogecoin, Golem, [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-03-15By John Biggs
3 days ago

Ripple CEO Promotes Centralization, Puts Down SWIFT
Earlier this week, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse spoke at Money 20/20 Asia’s “A New Payments System for the Digital Age” fireside chat, where he discussed his vision for the future of his company, XRP, and the Internet of Value. Unsurprisingly, he also argued for centralization in the cryptocurrency space. Putting down decentralization The highlight of Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse’s discussion [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-15By Adam James
3 days ago

Coinbase To Congress: We Don’t Need More US Cryptocurrency Regulators
Coinbase has told the US that regulators “already have sufficient authority” over cryptocurrency as the exchange and wallet provider passes 20 million users. Coinbase Aims For ‘Effectiveness’ At Congress Speaking at the increasingly notorious Congress hearing on cryptocurrency March 14, during which one senator appeared to suggest Bitcoin stops the government “controlling” the US dollar, Coinbase’s chief legal and risk [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-15By Wilma Woo
3 days ago

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, March 14
Crypto market: down but still strong. #PRICE_ANALYSIS [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-03-15By Cointelegraph By Rakesh Upadhyay
4 days ago

Bitcoin Price Watch: Massive Drop After Google Announces It Will Ban Crypto Ads
Bitcoin is struggling. Following yesterday’s unimpressive but steady balance at $9,130, bitcoin has fallen by nearly $1,000 and is now trading for less than $8,300. The news likely stems from an announcement by Google, as the popular Internet search engine has sworn to ban cryptocurrency and ICO-related ads in the coming months and to crack down on digital currency scams. [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-03-14By nmarinoff
4 days ago

What is Groestlcoin And is it a Good Investment?
There are currently over 1,500 crypto assets cryptocurrencies that investors can choose from to construct their digital asset portfolios. While the bulk of a portfolio should ideally be composed of the market-leading coins and tokens such as bitcoin, ether, litecoin, monero, and ripple there is always space for a few smaller coins that have the potential to multiply in value [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-14By Alexander Lielacher
4 days ago

Ripple vs R3 Hearing Will Not Be Held in California
The prominent blockchain company Ripple, currently embroiled in a legal dispute with R3 Holdco, has lost its bid to hold the court hearings in its home state of California. A Blockchain Battle The legal clash began in early September 2017, when blockchain startup R3, a rival and former partner of Ripple, filed a lawsuit against the company. It was claimed [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-03-14By Priyeshu Garg
4 days ago

Ripple: If You Can Sue It, It’s Not Decentralized
Ripple Labs Inc. will not be able to settle its high-profile dispute with rival R3 Holdco in California. Instead, the obviously-not-decentralized cryptocurrency company will have to duke it out in the away territory of New York City. Clash of the Titans A San Francisco state appeals court has recently denied Ripple’s attempt to expedite an appeal which would resolve a [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-03-14By Adam James
4 days ago

R3 v. Ripple Lawsuit To Be Decided In NY As XRP Loses Its Appeal To CA Court
The San Francisco state appeals court denied Ripple’s petition to appeal the order that dismissed its lawsuit against R3. #NEWS [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-03-13By Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre
5 days ago