10 August 2018

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Overstock’s Cryptocurrency Subsidiary is Now Worth More than the Entire Company

When you visit Overstock.com, you’ll still be met by advertisements for discounted Martha Stewart Rugs and a coupon for an extra 10 percent off already-clearanced bedroom furniture. However, there’s no longer any denying that the firm is not primarily an e-retailer — it’s a cryptocurrency company now. Cryptocurrency Startup tZero Now Worth More than Overstock

Bitcoin dev finds potentially crippling security flaw in Bitcoin Cash
Fields is a Bitcoin Core developer for the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. He detailed the entire process, from discovery to anonymous ...
Coin Center Updates Its Securities Framework for Cryptocurrencies
Blockchain advocacy group Coin Center still believes some cryptocurrencies are securities by law, and should be regulated as such.
Crypto Unicorn Bitmain Weighs $18 Billion IPO, One of World's Largest
Bitmain is going public in China. The IPO might make it one of the most valuable startups, cryptocurrency or not, to ever debut on the public markets.
Bitcoin developer finds bug in competing coin, does the right thing
Proponents of Bitcoin and its competing cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash, which was created as a "fork" of Bitcoin's code and history, aren't exactly in love ...
‘Cosmochain’, Kakao’s First Blockchain Investment

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Regulated Trader Templum Hosts Security Token Sale for Luxury Resort
Token trading platform Templum Markets has launched a sale of a token allowing accredited investors to buy shares in a popular Colorado resort. 
Dan Morehead Tells Bitcoin Investors Not to “Overreact” to ETF News
According to Dan Morehead – CEO of Pantera Capital – that's exactly what bitcoin investors are doing. As a leading financial firm, Pantera Capital has ...
'Game Over': Wall Street Analyst Says Bitcoin Must Not Breech Year-To-Date Support
Renaissance Macro Research's head of technical research Jeff deGraaf concluded it may be “game over” for Bitcoin (BTC) in a new analysis, CNBC ...
Bitcoin Burst To Hit Semiconductors Soon
There is a very high correlation between Bitcoin prices and GPU prices. As processor prices return to normal levels, we expect revenue to miss ...
Dish Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Payments from Customers
After pushing through support for Bitcoin payments to its subscription model, Dish, one of the most popular television providers in the United States, ...
Crypto Markets Attempt Recovery, Bitcoin Circles $6500 Support
Bitcoin (BTC) is attempting to hold the $6,500 support at press time, trading at around $6,485 and up a fraction of a percent on the day. The leading ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Hesitates, But Further Gains Possible
Bitcoin price is slowly rebounding from $6,200 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD must clear the $6,680 resistance and the 100 hourly SMA to gain ...
Fly to the Moon and Score Goals with Bitcoins on OneHash

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New Survey Finds 50% of Americans 'Willing to Try Out' Bitcoin
The poll also reveals that around 8 percent of the interviewed have already invested and their preferred cryptocurrencies are Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum ...
FinCEN Says It Now Receives 1,500 Crypto Complaints a Month
FinCEN receives more than 1,500 reports every month from financial institutions regarding cryptocurrencies, a top official said Thursday.
Blockpit Joins 500 Startups’ First Blockchain Accelerator

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Is It 'Game Over' For Bitcoin? Technicals Point To Cryptocurrency Dropping To $4000
(Kitco News) - Just as bitcoin was starting to look better and trading above $8,000, prices are down again and technical analysts are warning that there ...
$5800 Next? Bitcoin and Major Cryptos Recover But Downtrend is Strong
On August 8, the crypto market seemed to be improving, as Bitcoin rebounded to $6,600 and Bitcoin Cash hit $620. However, over the past several ...
Hackers Breach PGA Servers Ahead of Golf Championship, Demand Bitcoin
Unknown hackers have taken aim at the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of America, demanding bitcoin in order to allow access to crucial files.
Top Influencers Proclaim the Death of Bitcoin and Crypto, Overlook the Power of Big Tech

Bitcoin dropped below $6,500 today on a continued downward slide after the US Securities and Exchange Commission decided to reject the second proposal from the Winklevoss twins and to delay a decision on yet another Bitcoin ETF proposed by the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust. Bitcoin’s ongoing volatility keeps fueling detractors who announce its extinction. Back […]

Bitcoin looks 'very sick' and the pain is not over, says analyst
Bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.20% the world's largest digital currency was last changing hands at $6,308.79, down 3.1% since Thursday at 5 p.m. on the Kraken ...
Blockchain-Based IPO-Access Startup Platform Cornucopia Announce Onboarding of Chief Market Strategist Joe Cammarata

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Could Bitcoin Fall To $4000 In The Coming Weeks?
Bitcoin prices have repeatedly suffered weakness over the last several months, and recently, a Bloomberg analyst predicted that the digital currency ...
Dish To Accept Bitcoin Cash As Payment Option With BitPay Agreement
Dish, one of the largest television providers in the U.S., announced that it would accept Bitcoin Cash payments from customers, according to a new ...
The Man Who Solved Bitcoin's Most Notorious Heist
The rip-offs represent just one of the threats now facing bitcoin, which has electrified the financial world with its promise of a decentralized, anonymous ...
Fed Up and Forking: Rival EOS Blockchains Are Becoming a Reality
EOS' launch has been fraught with controversy. Some users are fed up, and they're forking the protocol to give the network a better shot.
Volumes Surge on Turkey's Crypto Exchanges as Lira Tanks
The ongoing turmoil has increased the appeal of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for some local retail investors, even though the sector has been in ...
Illegal Activity No Longer Dominant Use of Bitcoin: DEA Agent
A special agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has reportedly revealed that the use of bitcoin in illegal activities has shrunk to ...
'Game Over' for Bitcoin, Claims Bearish Technical Analyst
If the bitcoin price falls below the important year-to-date support level, the dominant cryptocurrency will suffer irreparable damage in the marketplace.
Thai Police Arrest Suspect in $24 Million Bitcoin Scam
Thai police have detained 27-year old actor Jiratpisit "Boom" Jaravijit in an alleged $24 million cryptocurrency scam, Bangkok Post reported August 9.
Google Search Can Predict Bitcoin Price Increases, Study Finds
A study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that cryptocurrency markets do not behave like traditional financial ones.
Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Tumbles to $5995 on Bitstamp as Market Hits 6-Week Low
The bitcoin price dipped below the $6,000 mark on cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, forcing the flagship cryptocurrency to a six-week low.
Identifying Bitcoin Price Bottom May Not Be That Important
Bitcoin (BTC) $7119.76 +0.06% has had a rough 2018, losing upwards of 65 percent of its all-time high reached in January. The last few weeks ...
This Week In Cryptocurrency: SEC Shuns Bitcoin ETF, Overstock Gets Massive Investment
On Wednesday, cryptocurrency markets tanked after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it's delaying a decision on a bitcoin ETF ...
MYTC Bringing Business Benefits of Bartering Trade

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Early Crypto Adopter Dish Network Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash
Pay TV provider Dish Network, one of the first big firms to accept bitcoin payments, has announced it now also accepts bitcoin cash.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, TRON: Price ...
Now, after the recent slump in prices, analysts are predicting a huge fall on Bitcoin (BTC). Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Mike McGlone believes that ...
Bitcoin Daily: Four In 10 Americans Won't Invest In Crypto, Philippines Plans FinTech And Crypto Hub
Pascal Boyart, an artist in France, has come up with a new way to accept tips: He has added a QR code leading to his bitcoin wallet on a piece of ...
Facebook's Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board
David Marcus is stepping down from the board of directors at crypto exchange Coinbase, citing his new role at Facebook leading blockchain strategy.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Downtrend Continuation or Reversal?
RSI is also on the move down so bitcoin price could follow suit until it hits oversold levels. Similarly stochastic is heading lower to also indicate that ...
Bitmain Releases New Crypto Mining Internet Routers for Dash and Siacoin

Bitmain has announced the launch of two internet routers that can mine Dash and Siacoin. In a tweet shared online, the company said the new miners, known as the Antrouter R3-DASH and Antrouter R3-SIA, will function as internet routers that can mine cryptocurrencies at the same time using the devices’ idle processing power. The routers

Public Firm Becomes First to Launch an ICO in Singapore
An e-commerce platform that recently launched a token sale aimed to raise $50 million has become Singapore's first public firm to hold an ICO.
Bitcoin Core Developer Reveals 'Critical' Bug in Bitcoin Cash
Cryptocurrency industry and community figures are reacting after it emerged a Bitcoin Core developer fixed a “critical” bug in the code for the Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin Cash Lead Developer Banned From BCH Slack Channel
Bitcoin Cash lead creator Amaury Séchet has reportedly been expelled from the cryptocurrency's Slack community following a dispute over his ...
Bitcoin's Open Secret: Lightning Is Making Better Online Payments Possible
An influx of lightning apps are mostly silly, but they demo a serious point: the tech enables bitcoin to compete with traditional payment rails.
WeChat Eyes Blockchain for Faster Corporate Expense Refunds
WeChat owner Tencent thinks blockchain can speed up reimbursement of expenses for company employees and it's trialing a feature to do just that.
There Are 10 Bitcoin ETF Proposals Pending, But Only 1 Matters
Despite the SEC's recent rejection of the Winklevoss' proposed rule change, there are still 9 Bitcoin ETF proposals currently pending. One of them ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Needs to Pump Up the Volume
Today Bitcoin price pulled off a minor relief rally, but will the king of cryptocurrencies maintain momentum as volume fades?
Fourth Largest Pay TV Provider Accepts Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

DISH has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as a payment option. The US direct-broadcast satellite provider is the fourth largest pay TV provider in the country with over 13 million subscribers. The Colorado-based company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. DISH is migrating from its former payment processor to BitPay, allowing BCH as a payment option. As […]

Mastodon to Accept Bitcoin As More Users Unfollow Twitter
Decentralized social network Mastodon is seeing major interest from Bitcoin users as Twitter fails to act on botnets, censorship and account blocks.
Today's Close Could be Pivotal for Bitcoin's Price
Bitcoin's (BTC) close today will likely decide the short-term trend in prices. The leading cryptocurrency snapped a three-day losing streak on Thursday ...
Billionaire Bitcoin Evangelist Shelves 'Three Californias' Plan after Legal Setback
Billionaire bitcoin evangelist Tim Draper has grudgingly shelved his ambitious plan to split California into three states. Draper, a venture capitalist and ...
SEC Delay Hits Bitcoin By 10% And Wipes Out $10 Billion
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies would benefit from having more regulation and approval from various governmental agencies as announcements ...
Binance Unveils Demo of New Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has unveiled the first demo of its much-anticipated decentralized trading platform, which will serve as a core component of the firm’s future public blockchain. During the brief demo, a Binance engineer demonstrated how to use the platform to issue a new cryptocurrency token and then list it on the

Researchers Identify 15,000-Strong Botnet Scamming Crypto Twitter

Cybersecurity firm Duo Security has released an analysis of the botnets of Twitter. During a lengthy paper on the topic, the team behind the research identified over 15,000 bots devoted to scamming users out of cryptocurrency. Duo Security Provide the Tools to Fight Back Against Botnets Researchers at Duo Security have identified a massive botnet...

Bitcoin Steers Past $6000: GPU Makers Still in Limbo
Bitcoin has recouped some of Wednesday's double-digit losses on Thursday. A single bitcoin changed hands at $6,469.69, up 2.4% since Wednesday ...
Something’s Brewing at Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Division

It’s not entirely clear what exactly is going on in Facebook’s nascent cryptocurrency division, but several reports suggest that something is afoot. Facebook Meets with Cryptocurrency Project Stellar The first comes from Business Insider, who reports that Facebook’s blockchain research group recently met with Stellar to discuss how the social media conglomerate could leverage distributed

The PGA Falls Victim To Bitcoin Ransomware Attack
The message also included a Bitcoin wallet address, but the hackers did not specify an amount that the PGA staff should pay to gain control over their ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Supply Still Outweighing Demand as Prices Dip
Over the last two weeks, bitcoin saw its longest streak of red days since 2014. The volume was modest and expansive on the drop as the price ...
Bitcoin Bubble? Why the Burst Might Be Good for Bitcoin & Blockchain
Media outlets that once ran glorifying stories of Bitcoin ascendance are now describing a Bitcoin bubble that has popped. Economists who were at first ...
Honeyminer Signs Up 50K Users for Easy Crypto Mining App
Crypto newbies from around the world are now using their old laptops to earn bitcoin, according to statistics from the firm.
Hyperinflation Produces Surge In Bitcoin Trading In Venezuela
The circumstances have provided an opportunity for growth of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. According to latest reports, the price of bitcoin is ...
Bitcoin is still a total disaster
Indeed, as investment analyst Eddy Elfenbein points out, bitcoin has gone through four bear markets in 2018 alone. Now, maybe you don't care if your ...
PGA Championship Hit with Bitcoin Ransom Attack
Hackers have set their eyes on the PGA Championship's computer system in the latest cyber heist, demanding a Bitcoin ransom.
Introducing First Decentralized Education Platform: Digital Degree

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5 Reasons Why Institutional Investors are Entering Crypto

2018 has been a crazy year for Bitcoin and crypto so far, with its price fluctuating wildly around the psychological price point of $8,000, and not succeeding in maintaining itself on its higher side. Bitcoin has shed as much as 70% from it’s all-time high of nearly $20,000. Industry experts claim that the market is...

Bulls Get Relief as Bitcoin Price Beats $6.5K Resistance
Bitcoin's price rose above $6,500 today, offering some respite for the badly battered bulls.
World Bank Taps Australia's CommBank to Issue Its First Blockchain Bond
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has been chosen by the World Bank Group to help issue a bond over a blockchain.
Bitcoin scammers target wealthy, threaten to expose 'secret'
Jeff Strohl says he received a Nashville-postmarked letter from "GreySquare15" demanding a Bitcoin "confidentiality fee" worth $15,750. After his initial ...
John McAfee’s ‘Unhackable’ Bitcoin Wallet Bitfi Wins ‘Lamest Vendor Response’ CyberSec Award

Hardware wallet manufacturer Bitfi is this year’s recipient of the Pwnie Award for the Lamest Vendor Response. Bitfi Gets Pwnies Award for 'Lamest Vendor Response' https://t.co/TUd6w24fQZ pic.twitter.com/mZKjomEOYh — Eric Vanderburg (@evanderburg) August 9, 2018 The award, which is given to vendors who handle a security vulnerability in the worst way possible, was awarded based on

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Decent Bounce But Still in Correction Zone
Bitcoin is trading below a descending trend line connecting the highs of price action since the start of the month. Price is currently testing this falling ...
Bitcoin Falls to $6050, Establishes New 1 Month Low
When many thought it couldn't get much worse, it did, with Bitcoin recently falling by over $300 in the matter of an hour. As of the time of press, Bitcoin ...
ExCraft Launches First DAO, User-Governed Cryptocurrency Exchange

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