6 September 2018

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Ether, ADA Crypto Prices Hit Lowest Levels In Over 1 Year
Ethereum, the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to the lowest level since September 2017 on Thursday.
Biohal Introduces Preventive Medicinal Blockchain Solution Connected to Liquid Biopsy to Detect Cancer and Alzheimer at Early Stages

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Bitcoin Could Be Boosted By A New Potential ETF
Bitcoin, as well as other major cryptocurrencies, could be in line for a boost after reports bitcoin wallet provider and cryptocurrency exchange ...
Bitcoin hit by $183bn fall in market value since January, amid growing cryptocurrency doubts
Bitcoin, the world's most widely traded crypto-currency, plunged sharply again on Thursday, taking the total fall over the previous 24 hours to 12.5pc.
Coinbase is Reportedly Exploring a Bitcoin ETF, Taps BlackRock for Expertise

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly considering adding a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to its arsenal, and has been in talks with the world’s largest global investment management firm, BlackRock Inc. Coinbase Aims to Launch a Crypto Exchange-Traded Fund Bitcoin ETFs are a hot button issue at the moment throughout the cryptocurrency community. All eyes...

Bitcoin Price Drops 13% to $6400 and Tokens Plunge, is $6000 Imminent?
The Bitcoin price has dropped from $7,150 to $6,400 in less than six hours, recording a massive sell-off across major cryptocurrency exchanges.
Bitcoin slumps back toward $6K, but trader says the cryptocurrency will bounce back
Bitcoin futures plunge. Trading bitcoin futures now, with CNBC's Dominic Chu and the Futures Now traders, Jim Iuorio and Brian Stutland, both at the ...
Iran Legitimizes Crypto Mining Industry, Bitcoin Price Spikes to $24,000 Locally

The Iranian government’s recognition of cryptocurrency mining as a legitimate industry propelled bitcoin price to hit record highs at a time when the country closes in on its own national cryptocurrency to evade sanctions. According to local news agency IBENA, the country’s High Council of Cyberspace (HCC) has confirmed that the government now sees the

ARXUM Forms Strategic Partnership with GLASSLINE

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After Tanking By Almost 15% In A Single Day, Will Bitcoin Recover In The Near Term?
Bitcoin prices tanked by nearly 15% over trading on Wednesday, September 6, sinking from nearly $7,400 to below $6,400. The popular ...
Uzbekistan Looks to Lure Crypto Exchanges With New Tax Benefits
Uzbekistan's government is looking to attract crypto exchanges with a number of tax and regulatory benefits, according to a presidential order.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Sharp Tumble on Resistance Test, Goldman Sachs Update
Similarly stochastic is heading south so bitcoin price could follow suit, but it might also be indicating a bounce as it tests oversold levels. In that case ...
Coinbase Pro Announces Trading Pairs with British Pounds for UK Customers

Coinbase has announced yesterday the launched of new GBP trading pairs to start on Friday 7 September at 9 AM BST. The new pairs being launched are ETH/GBP, ETC/GBP, LTC/GBP, and BCH/GBP – Coinbase Pro already supports BTC/GBP at this time. The announcement follows the news released earlier this month that Coinbase would be adding GBP

TransferGo Launches Instant Payments to India with Ripple Blockchain Tech

Payments platform TransferGo has launched a real-time payments corridor to India, the world’s biggest remittance receiver, using Ripple’s blockchain technology. In a press release, the payments provider announced the launch of ‘TransferGo NOW’, a service which it says is available for customers “from anywhere in Europe” to “make instant money transfers to India” using San

Coinbase to Offer New Crypto Trading Pairs for British Pounds
Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it will begin rolling out new order book trading pairs for British pounds on Sept. 7.
Stock Brokerage EF Hutton to Launch Crypto Reports for 'Confused' Investors
Stock brokerage EF Hutton is launching subscription-based cryptocurrency research reports aimed to educate "confused" investors.
Bitcoin's Meltdown Looks to Grow Worse Before Things Get Better
Bitcoin's Meltdown Looks to Grow Worse Before Things Get Better ... If you think that Bitcoin has hit bottom after the latest round of violent price drops, ...
With A Wallstreet Crash 'Imminent', Here is How Bitcoin (BTC) Will Thrive
The last massive Wallstreet Financial Crisis was in 2008. Since then, the traditional market has got back on its feet and at the cusp of pulling off the ...
Bitcoin bloodbath -- cryptocurrency plunges 20% in two days
Bitcoin investors are getting their digital butts kicked lately. Hard. Bitcoin prices have plunged more than 20% in the past two days. Ethereum, Litecoin ...
Bitcoin bloodbath -- cryptocurrency plunges 20% in two days
Goldman Sachs told CNNMoney though that it hadn't made a firm decision about bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies just yet. "In response to client ...
Survey: Nearly 80% of Americans Have Heard of Bitcoin
That being said, the release noted that 87 percent of the individuals who have heard of bitcoin have not mined, bought or sold the cryptocurrency.
Iran Joins Embattled Economies Turning to Bitcoin and Crypto

Iran has approved cryptocurrency mining as an industry. Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace issued a statement through the central bank’s media outlet IBENA that the bank will establish the framework and all final policies for crypto-related businesses. “Secretary of Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace stressed that cryptocurrencies mining like bitcoin has been accepted as an […]

Scaling Adoption: Southeast Asia’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Adds 4 Million Users in 2018

Throughout the past year, Coins, the biggest crypto exchange and brokerage in Southeast Asia, has more than tripled its user base from 1.5 million to more than 5 million users, adding 4 million users during a market correction. In June, CCN reported that Coins became the first cryptocurrency startup in the Philippines and all of

Chinese City Is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole
Convicts on parole in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan can now find themselves being tracked over a blockchain network.
Is Now A Good Time To Buy Bitcoin?
Bitcoin prices have taken a beating lately, falling sharply over the last several months and dropping more than 15% in the space of 48 hours.
IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App
IBM is working with Hu-manity.co, whose Android and IOS mobile app gives users a title of ownership, akin to a property deed, for their personal data.
Houston Rockets’ Billionaire Owner Accepts Bitcoin at Luxury Car Dealership

A luxury car retailer based in Houston, Texas, has become the first Bentley, Bugatti and Rolls-Royce (but not Lamborghini) dealership in the United States to adopt cryptocurrency as means of payment. Post Oak Motor Cars, which is owned by Houston Rockets billionaire, Tilman Fertitta, will now accept bitcoin and bitcoin cash thereby breaking new ground

Goldman Sachs CFO says bank is working on bitcoin derivative for clients
Chavez says the bank is working on a bitcoin derivative known as a "non-deliverable forward," because of demand from clients. He looked to knock ...
You Can Now Pay With Bitcoin Via Lightning at CoinGate's 4000 Merchants
CoinGate, a bitcoin payment processor, has launched bitcoin Lightning Network payments on its platform, bringing the option to accept Lightning ...
Bitcoin sheds almost $1000 in 24 hours
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to lose value on Thursday. Bitcoin has dropped almost $1,000 in value over the last 24 hours. Ethereum ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Breakdown Towards $6000 Looks Real
Bitcoin price plummeted below the $6,800 and $6,560 supports against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could accelerate declines if sellers push the price ...
$112 Billion Korean Money Manager Asks for Goldman Sachs’ Crypto Experts

Korea Post, South Korea’s national postal service operator which also oversees a $112 billion investment fund has sought Goldman Sachs’ assistance in learning about cryptocurrencies. Korea Post will meet the executives from the Goldman Sachs’ crypto research group in Hong Kong this month, Bloomberg reported. The congregation would see an educated round up between the

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use
In order to make public networks secure enough for enterprise use, two key things must happen, says EY's Paul Brody.
Cryptocurrency bulls push Bitcoin price beyond $26000 (in Iran)
News of Iran's government legalizing cryptocurrency mining has caused an impromptu Bitcoin bull market. Iranians have clamored to trade fiat for ...
Bitcoin Suffers Severe Blow to Legitimacy Says Shover
In "Futures In Focus," Lawrence Shover of SFG Alternatives discusses Bitcoin's plunge and his expectations for oil prices. He speaks with Bloomberg's ...
Analysts: A Bitcoin (BTC) Breakout Could Be Happening In November
Throughout summer, Bitcoin price has been swinging between $6,000 and $8,000. However, according to some price analysts, Bitcoin price may well ...
Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) The only Gainer Among the Top 100 Cryptos, Rises +105% In 24 Hours
Bitcoin Diamond, a “small” fork of Bitcoin (BTC) has achieved an incredible milestone by becoming the only currency in the top 100 of the global ...
Bitcoin price crash: 'Manipulative whales' cause cryptocurrency market meltdown
Cryptocurrency markets are showing no signs of recovery after a spectacular price crash caused bitcoin to lose almost $1,000 of its value in the space ...
Crypto Rollercoaster: Explaining the Recent Market Performance

Just when it appeared that the cryptocurrency market was about to bottom out just a fortnight ago (with Bitcoin reaching a reported 14-month volatility low), the market subsequently started displaying indicators of a directional shift. Last week however, we saw a short-term appreciation in value. In typical crypto fashion it was just as rapid if

Goldman Sachs Pivots From Bitcoin Trading Desk to Custody Service
Goldman Sachs has announced that it is shelving its proposed plan to open a Bitcoin trading desk due to the uncertainty of the industry's regulatory ...
Crypto Exchange Kraken Denies Security Breach and Office Closure in Halifax, Canada

Kraken exchange has been forced to comment on a persisting rumor that a Halifax, Canada office of the crypto exchange was shut down following a security breach resulting in the loss of hundreds of jobs. A post on Reddit made by ‘throwaway34032324’ yesterday states: “Kraken Currency exchange in Halifax unit 102 at 60 Highfield park

Bitcoin Price Crash: Ethereum, Ripple Also Plunge After Goldman Sachs Ditches Crypto Plans
The prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple plunged this week after news that U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs was ditching plans to open a crypto ...
Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC suffers a sharp drop, losing $800 - is bitcoin crashing?
Stefanos Getsopoulos, a cryptocurrency entrepreneur, says his company has plans to install three Bitcoin ATMs in the northern part of the country.
Wall Street Won't Save Bitcoin
Bitcoin is down about $1,000 - from almost $7,400 to just over $6,400 (according to Bloomberg) after Goldman walked back plans for a crypo trading ...
Iran's Recognition of Crypto Mining Prompts Local Bitcoin Price Spike
Iran's Recognition of Crypto Mining Prompts Local Bitcoin Price Spike ... move that saw bitcoin's price briefly spike to record levels on local exchanges.
Goldman Sachs ditching plans for a bitcoin trading desk: Report
Moneycontrol News. Goldman Sachs is reportedly abandoning plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk. As per a report in Business Insider, the ...
Bitcoin is at $24000
Hi Everyone,. Despite a myriad of bitcoin rumors (which we'll get into below) causing the price to fall in most places, in some places, bitcoin is in fact ...
Exotic Car Enthusiasts Can Now Buy a New Rolls-Royce Using Bitcoin

A Rolls-Royce dealership in Houston, Texas, is now allowing prospective customers to pay for their new luxury vehicles using Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. The move to allow customers to pay with crypto comes as it becomes an increasingly popular trend to pay for luxury and exotic cars using cryptocurrency. The dealership, called Post Oak Motors,...

A Mystery $1 Billion Bitcoin Whale Is Active - What Could It Mean to Prices?
A mystery bitcoin whale wallet holding nearly $1 billion worth of bitcoin is suddenly active after lying dormant for more than four years, according to a ...
Bitcoin's Double-Digit Drop Negates Long-Term Bull Market
Bitcoin's 13 percent slide in the last 24 hours has neutralized the long-term bullish reversal suggested on the technical charts earlier this week.
Bitcoin prices tumble in back-to-back sessions, down 15% in 24 hours
The price of a single bitcoin, the worlds largest digital currency, have fallen by more than $1,100 in the span of 24 hours, representing a 15% decline ...
Bitcoin prices sink 10% as cryptocurrencies suffer another sudden drop
Hong Kong: Cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoins, dropped sharply for the second time in less than 24 hours, sinking toward a nine-month low amid ...
Grayscale Launches Investment Trust for Zen Cryptocurrency
Grayscale Investments announced Thursday morning that the new Zen Investment Trust is now open to accredited or institutional investors.
Monetize Everything! Linking the Internet of Things to the Blockchain: Introducing STED

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Trump's New SEC Commissioner Means Bitcoin ETF 'Will' Happen
A Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) “will” happen following the appointment of new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) head Elad ...
Futures Now: Bitcoin futures plunge
The "Futures Now" traders Brian Stutland and Jim Iuorio discuss Bitcoin futures plunging more than $1,000 in 24 hours with Dom Chu. Watch CNBC ...
80% of Americans are Aware of Bitcoin, Study Reveals
Bitcoin leads the field in terms of awareness, with 71% of participants recognizing it by name. The next closest contender, Ethereum, garnered 13% ...
Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Rejects Bulls, Once Again

Bitcoin price on Thursday extended its prevailing bearish correction sentiment and dropped as much as 6.5 percent from the yesterday’s low near $6,710. The BTC/USD in the very first hours of today’s session formed lower highs and lower lows towards 6731-fiat and 6303-fiat. It very much set the sentimental course for the rest of the

Belgian Government Issues Cryptocurrency Fraud Warning
Belgium's top financial regulator has issued a new warning about cryptocurrency scams.
Security Supervision Mechanism for Social Security Data Socialization Research Seminar Hosted by THEKEY in Beijing

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Ether plunges more than bitcoin, frustrating investors who believed it was the better alternative
Ether was the star cryptocurrency last year, way outperforming its predecessor bitcoin. But 2018 has been a different story. The world's second largest ...
Bitmain’s AntPool Activates Controversial AsicBoost for Faster Bitcoin Mining

Bitmain’s mining pool, AntPool, has supposedly activated one of their controversial methods of mining Bitcoin more efficiently, called AsicBoost. The controversial Bitcoin mining “hack” supposedly increases mining efficiency by up to 20% and is controversial because many developers claim that its use damages the Bitcoin network. Weakness in Bitcoin PoW Exploited According to AsicBoost Block...

CNBC 'Reverse Bitcoin Price Indicator' Hits Bullseye Again
Less than a week after CNBC forecast an $8000 Bitcoin price, the largest cryptocurrency tumbled close to $6000, leading to ridicule from ...
Bitcoin Value Dropped $1000 in 24 Hours in Ongoing Crypto Market Crash
The market value of the world's largest crypotcurrency continues to tank, with individual shares shedding $1,000 in just 24 hours. After Bitcoin value ...
New York Man Pleads Guilty to $1.8 Million Ether Robbery
Louis Meza admitted to kidnapping and stealing $1.8 million in ether as part of a plea deal. He may be sentenced to 10 years in prison as a result.
Bitcoin Bloodbath: News From Goldman Sachs Is Behind Today's Plunging Cryptocurrency Prices
The values of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ether are plummeting again and—as is sometimes but not always the case—the reason is pretty ...
Circle Taps Former US Homeland Security Official as New Legal Chief
Crypto startup Circle has hired a former Department of Homeland Security general counsel as its new chief legal officer.
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Turned Sell on Rallies
Bitcoin cash price failed to clear the $650 resistance and dropped sharply against the US Dollar. There is a key bearish trend line forming with ...
Winklevoss Brothers Win Patent for Crypto Key Storage System
Winklevoss IP, LLC has won a patent outlining how it may use air-gapped computers to protect cryptocurrency keys from theft.
Crypto Exchange Kraken Denies Rumor of Office Closure, Security Breach
Crypto exchange Kraken is denying rumors that it is shutting down a service center, though it confirmed that it laid off some of team members.
BTC and Crypto Volatility is Why We Won't See a Bitcoin ETF Soon
It is with the last 24 hours and the quick decline of our favorite cryptocurrencies, that it is safe to conclude that the SEC will not approve a Bitcoin ETF ...
Price of Bitcoin has crashed by £825 in just 24 hours – here's what you need to know
THE value of Bitcoin has dropped by around £825 ($1,065) in just 24-hours as the cryptocurrency continues to crash. The coins have been steadily ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies are crashing hard, again
Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is down 12.4% in this period according to CoinMarketCap and is currently trading at $6,426.
Bitcoin Prices and Emerging Market Stocks Tank - Now What?
Bitcoin prices tanked as much as 9.8% on Thursday following news Goldman Sachs (GS) won't be setting up a crypto trading desk (of course it wasn't ...
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash suddenly plummet ...
The value of Bitcoin plunged overnight with the cryptocurrency now worth under £5,000. Several other major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum, ...
A Revolutionary Ecosystem: Sharder-Chain And Bean Cloud: The Back Bone Of The Sharder Ecosystem

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Neural Network Prompts Speculation of Bitcoin Market Manipulation in Recent Crypto Dip

The sudden dip in the cryptocurrency markets on Wednesday is spurring a new round of speculation that Bitcoin is being manipulated. Analysts are looking at the timing of a massive BTC short position worth $74,000,000. Since BTC was steadily rising for the past several days on positive sentiments that can be verified through the analysis […]

Is A New Trend Commencing In Bitcoin?
From January 2018, Bitcoin (OTCQX:GBTC) has been in a bearish phase, which has resulted in it declining by 70.19% against the US dollar. However ...
Bitcoin price analysis: BTC/USD spirals down to $6300 in a fresh crypto bloodbath
Bitcoin came down crumbling yesterday on rumors that Goldman Sachs has revoked its plans of launching a cryptocurrency desk. The largest crypto ...
Crypto Exchange Circle Recruits Former Homeland Security Official as Legal Chief

Circle Internet Financial has welcomed a new Chief Legal Officer, Gus Coldebella into the company’s senior leadership team after a four-year stint at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he became the organisation’s General Counsel. Announcing the new hire in a blogpost on September 6, Circle stated that Coldebella will be responsible for all of

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