5 September 2018

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A Detailed Analysis of BitcoinReal (BTCr)

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Belgian Financial Regulator FSMA Repeats Warning Against Crypto Trading Platforms

The Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) of Belgium has issued a second warning to the public about scam cryptocurrency exchanges. FSMA: Number of Fraudulent Crypto Firms Targeting Belgians Grows In a new warning to consumers, the FSMA has updated its list of scam digital currency exchanges and related companies. The updated message from the regulator...

Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Powered Loans Across Latin America
Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil.
Twitter CEO Tells Congress It's Exploring Blockchain to Help Fight Scams
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told a Congressional committee Wednesday that the social media company is exploring blockchain solutions for its platform.
Cryptocurrency Market Update: Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) Price Surges 200%
A massive spike for Bitcoin Diamond has seen it jump 190% to $3.82 in the past two hours. Volume has surged over 550% to almost $60 million from ...
Exec Says Bitcoin ETF Proposals Need to Fit the SEC's Mold
Bitcoin ETF proposals are being shot down left and right. One industry insider claims that applicants need to focus on matching the SEC's tastes and ...
Bitcoin drops like a stone, ShapeShift's decision to introduce registration system adds fuel to the fire
Bitcoin dropped like a stone for no particular reason that can explain the sharp movement. BTC/USD lost over 3% within minutes and hit $7,091 low ...
Hacked MEGA Chrome Extension was Used to Steal Cryptocurrency

The Google Chrome extension for the popular file upload and sharing service MEGA has been compromised by hackers looking to steal login credentials and cryptocurrency keys, according to information from security researchers. The service, which was launched by Kim Dotcom in 2013 after the demise of MegaUpload, has had its Chrome extension removed from the

Andy Warhol’s Multi-Million Dollar Painting Tokenized and Sold on Blockchain

In a world first, an artwork worth millions of dollars has been tokenized and sold on blockchain. 14 Small Electric Chairs, a two-meter high painting by the late renowned American visual artist Andy Warhol, was sold on blockchain-based art investment platform Maecenas to 100 participants. Approximately US$1.7 million was raised in the cryptocurrency auction for

Bitcoin falls below $7000 amid report Goldman is putting crypto venture on hold
Bitcoin, the worlds biggest digital currency, fell more than 5%, trading back below $7,000 to an intraday low of $6,938.10. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, ...
This AI Tracked Unusual Market Behavior Before Today’s Big Crypto Drop

Earlier today, news spread that Goldman Sachs was sidelining plans of opening its cryptocurrency trading desk, a report coinciding with a market that took a sharp downward turn. The other day, market analysts saw someone take a 10,000 BTC short position while overall market sentiment has been positive. Top analysts have been questioning why someone

Blockchain Startup Founded By Deloitte Vets Unveils Supply Chain Platform
A blockchain startup run by former Deloitte execs plans to launch a new platform built on ethereum and quorum to streamline supply chain processes.
Spotware Pioneers Crypto Market with Exchange Platform Solution

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Bitcoin Price Analysis - Turning the corner
Bitcoin (BTC) is up more than 25% from the August local low around US$5,800, but remains down 63% from the record high in December. The market ...
Is Goldman Sachs abandoning its bitcoin plans?
The major cryptocurrencies slid quickly on Wednesday, with Bitcoin falling about 5% in about an hour, while Ethereum and Ripple were also hit.
Goldman Sachs Said to Have Sidelined Plans for Crypto Trading Desk
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has reportedly dropped plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk, for now at least.
EU Lawmakers Weigh 'Standard' for ICOs Under Crowdfunding Rules
Members of the European Parliament convened with experts on Tuesday to discuss a proposal for standardizing ICO rules around the EU.
PBoC’s Digital Currency Unit Opens Research Center in Eastern China

The People Bank of China (PBoC) has accelerated its efforts to promote financial technologies such as blockchain by opening a new research center in Nanjing. The bank’s blockchain front, known as Digital Currency Research Lab, enters the capital city of Eastern Jiangsu Province with a promise to develop finance technologies in partnership with the municipal government.

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Breaks Rising Wedge Support

Against every bullish expectation, bitcoin price finally lost its latest upside today to growing bearish pressure. The BTC/USD on Wednesday plunged as much as 7 percent. The pair seemed to have overstayed its welcome near the resistance of our Rising Wedge channel. There was absolutely no buying sentiment visible around the area in the past

Goldman Sachs is Abandoning Plans for a Bitcoin Trading Desk, For Now

Major Wall Street investment bank, Goldman Sachs has finally made known its stance on opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. The bank clarifies that such plans are not a priority for the foreseeable future, but rather it will be focusing its energy on a custody product for crypto that would better service large institutional clients. Strong

Goldman drops bitcoin trading plans for now: Business Insider
(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) is ditching plans to open a desk for trading cryptocurrencies in the foreseeable future as the regulatory ...
Bitcoin Value Indicator - September 2018
All indicators were up in the month of August, and the average price of Bitcoin was slightly down. Segwit and the Lightning Network have seen ...
Canada’s Ocean Falls Turns to Bitcoin Mining to Breathe Life into Rural Town

The abandoned towns of rural Canada are continuing to prove an attractive place to set up new Bitcoin mining operations. The cold climate and abundant spare energy resources make them an ideal location for the power-intensive industry. Ocean Falls: A Ghost Town with a Bright Future? Ocean Falls is one such town. It is located...

Canadian Ghost Town Gambles on Bitcoin for a New Chance at Life
With a population of fewer than 100 people, the small Canadian mill town of Ocean Falls sits dormant in British Colombia. Some think the Bitcoin ...
Bitcoin bulls are in tactical retreat, getting ready for another assault as BTC/USD keeps close to ...
Bitcoin attempted to break above $7,400 handle on Tuesday but retreated to $7.373 by the time of writing. The digital coin No. 1 is mostly unchanged ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Interacting With Key Resistance – Will Another Selloff Start?
It is still in the realm of speculation who is the owner and what are funds for, but one thing is certain, that amount of Bitcoin is on the move with a ...
High Times Now Says It's Accepting Crypto Payments For Its IPO
Despite previously telling the SEC it would not accept cryptocurrencies, High Times is accepting both bitcoin and ethereum for its IPO.
Abra CEO: SEC Denies Bitcoin ETFs Because Applicants Do Not Fit Industry Archetype
Barhydt's statements follow some widely publicized rejections of Bitcoin ETF applications. In July, the SEC denied an appeal for the application of a ...
Bytom Launches Global Developer Competition With a 2,000,000 BTM Reward

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Bitcoin Price Update: BTC Erases Recent Gains, Drops Three Percent in Minutes as ...
Bitcoin is currently on a downward trajectory and could easily fall below $7,000 for the first time since the start of September. The price decline comes ...
XYZ: Ethereum Is Getting Another Popular Domain Name
The Ethereum Name Service has added support for .xyz domains, meaning users can now claim the URL for their wallets or other products on ethereum.
Bitcoin falls after Goldman reportedly drops crypto trading plans
The Wall Street bank has been considering the launch of a new trading operation focused on bitcoin and other digital currencies for the past year.
Bitcoin price PLUMMETS whopping $350 in MINUTES - Ethereum and Litecoin CRASH
Earlier gains on Bitcoin were wiped out with Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple following suit. Ethereum dropped by as much as 12 percent. The dramatic ...
The Bears Have Awoken; Bitcoin Plummets $400 in 60 Minutes, Ethereum Down 10%
Just when we were thinking that a steady recovery was in motion the bears have awoken again sending Bitcoin and its brethren south, fast.
$7400 to $6950: Bitcoin Price Drops 2% Within 30 Minutes in Crypto Market Bleed
Within the past 30 minutes, the Bitcoin price has dropped by more than 2 percent from $7,400 to $6,950, pushing tokens and other major ...
Goldman Sachs is ditching near-term plans to open a bitcoin trading desk, instead focusing on a ...
Goldman Sachs is putting on hold plans to open a desk to trade cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, according to people familiar with the matter.
Think Tank Report Argues for Standardized Crypto Rules Within EU
A Brussels-based think tank believes the EU should enforce standardized regulations on cryptocurrencies for each member nation.
PBoC's Digital Currency Lab Launches New Research Center
The Digital Currency Research Lab within China's central bank is expanding to Nanjing to enable wider deployment of blockchain and other fintech. 
First Ever Multi-Million-Dollar Artwork Tokenised and Sold on Blockchain

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Bull Trap? Bitcoin Price Slides Below $7K Despite Strong Indicators
Bitcoin has dropped below $7000 a few minutes before press time, triggering fears of a bull trap. The leading cryptocurrency closed yesterday (as per ...
Civic to Spend $43 Million In Tokens to Boost User Numbers
Civic needs a network of users, so it's offering free KYC for business partners and funding the effort with its reserve of tokens.
R3 Rebuffed In Attempted Bid for Settlement Coin Blockchain Project
Blockchain tech provider R3 tried to take over one of the most well-known bank blockchain projects this June. The only problem? It didn't work.
Bitcoin Drops 3% in 10 Minutes, Ethereum Plunges 12%
Bitcoin, the largest virtual asset, fell as much as 6 percent to $6,917.47 in early trading, while Ether skidded as much as 12 percent. Litecoin and ...
TransferGo Opens Payments Corridor to India Using Ripple Tech
Payment provider TransferGo has announced it is launching a remittance corridor to India that uses Ripple technology for near real-time transactions.
Bitmain's AntPool quietly activates controversial hack for faster Bitcoin mining
It looks like one of Bitcoin's premier mining pools, AntPool, has activated AsicBoost on its mining operations. AsicBoost purportedly increases mining ...
‘World Wire’: IBM Launches Stellar-Based Blockchain Payments Platform

Computing giant IBM has launched a blockchain-based financial solution that it says has the potential to completely upend the existing status quo in global payments and remittances. The new solution called ‘IBM Blockchain World Wire‘ combines the Stellar blockchain with digital assets to make instant money transfers possible of a guaranteed value possible. In July, CCN

Philippine Lawmakers Plan to Publish Crypto Exchange Regulations Next Week

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that more cryptocurrency exchanges could be given the green light to operate in the country as early as the end of next week. The development follows news that the nation is also in the process of developing its policy on initial coin offering (ICO) fundraising. Both...

Lloyd’s of London Insures Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin Investments in Crypto Custody

Kingdom Trust, a US-based company offering crypto custodial services, is now insured by Lloyd’s of London. Kingdom Trust is a storage platform with over $12 billion in assets and holds over 30 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. It has now retained one of the world’s premier insurance companies. The partnership is expected to bring […]

Cryptocurrency Market Cap Drops $17 Billion in Bearish Correction

A widespread bearish correction across the cryptocurrency market led to losses worth more than $17 billion. Almost all the top coins, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and EOS, contributed to the crash. While Bitcoin dropped as much as 5 percent against the USD, altcoins including EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Monero, Ethereum, and Ripple each experienced double-digit losses.

Bitcoin price crash: Cryptocurrency market in mysterious meltdown as value suddenly drops
Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies are crashing in an unexplained and dramatic market collapse. After weeks of steady gains, bitcoin dropped in ...
Greece Approves BTC-e Admin Alexander Vinnik’s Extradition to Russia

Alleged bitcoin money launderer Alexander Vinnik has reportedly told the judges of the Supreme Court of Greece that he wanted to be extradited to Russia. The Russian national who was arrested in Greece last year, accused of laundering billions of dollars in bitcoin through BTC-e, has rejected the charges imposed on him by US and France. According

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Will Resistance Hold or Fold?
Bitcoin has gotten a strong boost from bullish market forecasts, with the pickup in momentum foreseen to sustain the highly-anticipated rebound for the ...
Bitcoin Is In Freefall, Dragging Ether And Ripple With It -- Here's Why
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is seen on September 04 2018 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Yu Chun ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD's Resistance Turned Support
Bitcoin price traded to a new weekly high near $7,405 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is correcting lower, but dips near $7,290 and $7,325 remain ...
Bitcoin Drops 3% in 10 Minutes, Ethereum Plunges 12%
Bitcoin, the biggest digital asset, erased gains and fell more than 3 percent in about 10 minutes. Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple followed suit.
Bitcoin Adoption Is Getting A Massive Lightning Network Boost
Bitcoin adoption is about to take another step forward with the Lightning Network today getting a boost from payment processing startup CoinGate ...
Imagol Set to Achieve Breakthrough in the Photo Marketplace

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Bitcoin Plunges After Goldman Sachs Scraps Its Crypto Plans
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are down sharply on Wednesday after investment banking giant Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) reportedly decided to ...
Hybrid Exchange DINNGO Offers a Cold-Storage Wallet Like No Other

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Polychain Leads Blockmesh Developer Spacemesh's $15 Million Fundraise
Blockchain developer Spacemesh has raised $15 million as part of its quest to develop a new kind of consensus algorithm called proof-of-space-time.
Bitcoin Crashes Below Key Support Level On This Bad News
Bitcoin plunged back below $7,000 on reports Goldman Sachs (GS) has abandoned plans to establish a cryptocurrency trading desk, sending ...
ASX Probes Penny Stock Seeking to Raise $15 Million in an ICO
The Australian Securities Exchange is questioning an IT firm behind a listed penny stock seeking to raise $15 million via a token sale.
Bitcoin drops sharply and suddenly — and now cryptos across the board are getting slammed
Bitcoin was the most obvious casualty of the sudden sharp fall, but other major cryptocurrencies including ether, Ripple's XRP and bitcoin cash fell ...
Citadel Platform – An Ambitious Hybrid Between Ethereum’s Functionality and Monero’s Privacy

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