2 October 2018

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD saved by vital demand zone, another test at near-term stubborn ...
The Bitcoin price nursing very minor losses in the latter stages of trading on Tuesday, down some 0.5%. BTC/USD slipped into a vital demand zone, ...
Bitcoin Value Indicator Says Price 'Still Overbought' But Bottom 'Near'
The Bitcoin price bottom is “near,” but the largest cryptocurrency still shows signs of being “overbought,” new research released October 1 claims.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Triangle Break to Give Directional Clues
Bitcoin continues to trade inside its short-term ascending channel but is showing signs of hesitation as it formed a consolidation pattern. Price has ...
Cryptocurrency is ‘Here to Stay’: CFTC Chairman Giancarlo

Bitcoin may never replace the greenback, but the flagship cryptocurrency could achieve significant adoption in the two-thirds of countries without stable currencies. That statement might sound like a thesis put forward by an early bitcoin adopter, or perhaps a forward-thinking hedge fund manager. In actuality, though, that bullish forecast was issued by J. Christopher Giancarlo,

Coinbase Adds Charles Schwab Advisor to Board of Directors
Coinbase has brought a Charles Schwab advisor onto its board of directors, as well as hired a new managing director for institutional products.
Bitcoin struggles for direction as traders pine for breakout
In early Tuesday trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.24% was last going for $6,549.20, down 0.1% since Monday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the ...
Brave CEO Tells Senate that U.S. Needs GDPR-Style Data Privacy Rules

The chief executive of cryptocurrency-funded web browser Brave has penned a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for legislators to adopt data privacy regulations comparable to those recently implemented in Europe. Brave CEO Calls for a U.S. GDPR Writing in the letter dated Sept. 28 and addressed to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science,

Bitcoin Will Not Challenge Gold as a Safe-Haven Asset: Equity Analyst
Though many bitcoin investors believe multi-layer scaling solutions such as the Lightning Network (LN) will eventually make BTC a viable payment ...
Bitcoin above the $6500 level but no decisive break up or down
Bitcoin's (BTC) price appears to be consolidating for now somewhat over the $6,500 level. Even though long term indicators show the path of least ...
Bitcoin Price Manipulated by Cryptocurrency Trading Bots: WSJ
Bots that manipulate bitcoin price are not new, and they aren't going away, according to The Wall Street Journal. The problem continues to draw ...
Bitcoin Looks Good Short-Term, BTC Really Ugly Long-Term Though
Based on the price action that can be seen for the price of Bitcoin, it appears as though the price action will continue over the next few days.
Bitcoin (BTC) Hashrate Back to Record, Price Remains Uncertain
There is one bullish indicator - the hashrate of Bitcoin, which has expanded to 57 EH/s, repeating the record from the end of August. The levels of ...
CoinDesk Ranks the Top 10 US Blockchain Universities and Colleges
Bitcoin exchanges bite the bullet
Mumbai: This week, the Supreme Court (SC) is likely to give its final verdict on the use of banking channels to buy and sell bitcoins on cryptocurrency ...
Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Receive Recognition for Financial Impact Over Last Decade
Bitcoin (BTC), Cryptocurrency–While some have found nothing but dismay in cryptocurrency over 2018, as investors contend with an ongoing bear ...
Coinbase Offers Crypto Bundles to Entice Newbie Investors (Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic)
San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched Coinbase Bundles, a market-weighted selection of the five top cryptocurrencies currently available on Coinbase – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum Classic. Coinbase customers will be able to buy the bundles starting at $25, £25 or €25. Bundles can be purchased “with just a few taps”, allowing anyone […]
1Broker Shut Down, Will More Bitcoin Exchanges be Targeted by US Gov’t?

1Broker, a Marshall Islands-based securities dealer and bitcoin trading platform, was recently taken down by the US authorities. The FBI seized the domain of 1Broker, shutting down the platform for allegedly violating money laundering regulations and distributing securities as an unregistered dealer. The official announcement of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) read: “The

Here's what cooled the bitcoin trading frenzy
While altcoins, the collective group of 2,000 or so cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin, have been whipping around in almost violent fashion, the No.
Google Moves to Protect Chrome Users From Cryptojacking and Hacks
Google is bringing in stricter rules for Chrome extension developers, a move should reduce the risk of crypto hacks and mining malware.
VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Is Up 280% So Far This Year
VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year's total, says a report.
IOTA Ends September With Steepest Decline Among Top Crypto Assets
IOTA tanked in September after the bulls failed to stem the bleeding that followed August's monthly highs.
GBTC Premium Down 10%: Will Bitcoin Drop in Price or is ETF Hype Rising Again?
The premium on Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC), a publicly tradable Bitcoin instrument operated by Grayscale Investment, a $2 billion cryptocurrency ...
CryptoManiaks Unveils Guaranteed Bitcoin Course for Cryptocurrency Beginners
NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CryptoManiaks has launched the first-ever Bitcoin course with a 100 percent money-back guarantee, ...
Bitcoin Still Stuck in Consolidation, Is it Going to Explode in Q4
Bitcoin is still stuck around $6,600, however, a breakout is coming soon. But it's direction is unknown. Would this year see the same explosion in price ...
Institutional Investors Are Already Flooding The Bitcoin Market
Many believe that institutional investment is going to be the driving force for the next Bitcoin bull run, pushing Bitcoin to a new ATH. The general ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis – Bitcoin Upside Limited Until Bulls Break Above $6824
Bitcoin has seen a small 0.1% price decline over the past 24 hours of trading. The cryptocurrency is currently exchanging hands at a price of $6559.64 ...
Bitcoin price: How much does bitcoin cost today? Will bitcoin reach a floor?
Cryptocurrency bitcoin has experienced a tumultuous year, with prices continuing to oscillate on the market. At the time of writing, CoinDesk had ...
US Slips in ICO Market for Blockchain and Crypto Developers as Singapore Takes First Place
Dozens of cryptocurrency industry leaders warned Congress last week that a failure by US authorities to produce a robust regulatory framework will cause innovators of the emerging technology to flee. Now, according to new research, it appears that the US is already experiencing a backlash. Blockchain startups launching Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are finding a […]
Blockchain Healthcare Company NHCT Announces Pre Token Sale Starting Oct 1st, 2018

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BitMEX Appoints Hong Kong Regulator to Position of Chief Operating Officer

In an effort to help them navigate the global regulatory landscape, BitMEX, one of the planet’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has appointed Angelina Kwan to the position of chief operating officer. Kwan is something of a veteran in the Hong Kong financial regulation space. Regulatory Expert Angelina Kwan Drafted into the BitMEX Team BitMEX has become...

TEMCO Secures Investment from No. 1 Korean Venture Capital “Korean Investment Partners”

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BitMEX, one of the world's biggest bitcoin platforms, hires former Hong Kong markets watchdog to ...
One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency trading platforms, the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), has recruited a Hong Kong regulatory veteran ...
Bitcoin Resumes Lateral Trading as Lightning Network Gets New Use Case
Bitcoin continued to trade in a narrow range on Tuesday, reflecting the overall mood of the market following a weekend consolidation.
The Bots Manipulating Bitcoin's Price
Investors know bitcoin's violent mood swings well. What they often don't know is that unscrupulous traders, wielding purpose-built software, can be ...
Bitcoin's Double Spending Flaw Was Hush-Hush During Rollout
For a little while it was possible to spend Bitcoin twice. Think of it like a coin on a string, you put it into the vending machine to get a delicious snack, but ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Failure of Buyers to Close Above $7000 is Bearish for BTC
After three weeks of bulls, Bitcoin prices are yet to breach the $6,800–$7,200 main resistance zone. With this, bears are in control as Sep 5 bearish ...
John McAfee-Linked Bitcoin Mining Firm Hit with Lawsuit over Pump-and-Dump Scheme

MGT Capital Investments, a bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency investing firm formerly associated with John McAfee, has been hit with a class-action lawsuit over allegations that its former CEO participated in a pump-and-dump scheme that manipulated the price of MGT shares. Bitcoin Mining Firm Faces Class-Action Suit The suit, which was filed by Rosen Law Firm

Draconian Digital Search Laws Threaten Bitcoiners Passing Through Customs
Bitcoin.com has previously published guides on protecting your privacy and concealing your affinity for cryptocurrency when traveling abroad to avoid ...
Bitcoin Uniquely Activating Around Major League Triathlon Event
Major League Triathlon will issue prizes after this weekend's event in Charlotte in bitcoin cash, which the organizers believe is unprecedented in pro ...
South Korea's Policy Chief Calls for Legalization of ICOs
The chairman of South Korea's National Policy Committee has called for the legalization of ICOs at a meeting of the National Assembly.
Bitcoin Is About To Move -- But In Which Direction?
Bitcoin is about to move and move definitively. Guessing the direction is another challenge but timing is more important than direction. That might not ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Still Stuck in Consolidation, Breakout Soon?
Stochastic is heading higher so bitcoin price could also follow suit while buyers have the upper hand. However, the oscillator is nearing overbought ...
Bitcoin price SURGE probable as key trends indicate cryptocurrency on verge of major BREAK
But Bitcoin's healthy price floor suggests the market has a vested interest in preventing blues from falling any further - in another sign a bearish trend ...
Oldest Chinese Magazine now Accepts Bitcoin Subscription Payments
Bitcoin, which was born in 2009, is currently the most widely-used cryptographic digital currency in the world, using the distribution of many nodes in ...
Researchers: Bitcoin a Perfect Diversification Asset for Institutions

Matt Hougan, the vice president of research and development at Bitwise Asset Management Inc, expects the correlation between Bitcoin and the broader financial market to remain low, which may allow Bitcoin to appeal to institutional investors as a proper diversification asset whose price movement is immune to traditional market swings. According to research findings published...

MMA Legend Kazushi Sakuraba Partners with Bitcoin.com On Upcoming Quintet 3 in Las Vegas
His forward-looking vision and the Quintet brand of innovation quickly caught the eye of Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, who has agreed to sponsor the ...
Bitcoin Futures Firm 1Broker Moves to Renew Trader Access After US Charges
Bitcoin futures trader 1Broker hopes to launch a read-only version of its website in the next few days after being sued by the SEC and CFTC.
50-Day Moving Average Is Newest Hurdle for Battered Bitcoin Price
Bitcoin could feel the pull of gravity in the next 24 hours, having failed to beat a key moving average hurdle for four days straight.
Zebpay's Co-Founder is Still “Bullish on Bitcoin” Despite Exchange Closure
Sandeep Goenka recently closed down his Bitcoin exchange in India, but he remains optimistic towards the digital currency that began the financial ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Approaching Next Key Break
Bitcoin price is approaching the next key break against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could climb higher if buyers push the price above $6,610 and $6,642.
Flippening? Singapore Hosted More ICOs than the US in August: Report

With the increased regulatory scrutiny on ICOs in the United States, there appears to be a move by projects towards more friendly environments. According to blockchain analytics firm Elementus, there was a decline in the number of ICOs hosted in the United States compared to Singapore in the month of August. In that month the

How A Hapless Bitcoin Entrepreneur Got Swept Up In The Crypto Craze And Started A Multimillion ...
In early 2016, a Canadian software engineer named Dominic Pelletier uploaded a video to YouTube announcing a new bitcoin venture. Set to ...
'Bitcoin Bug' Exploited on Crypto Fork as Attacker Prints 235 Million Pigeoncoins
'Bitcoin Bug' Exploited on Crypto Fork as Attacker Prints 235 Million ... A severe bug discovered just weeks ago in bitcoin's code has been exploited ...
Bitcoin ATMs are popping up all over Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — If you've used an ATM lately, you may have noticed the option to use cryptocurrency. In addition, there are currently 12 bitcoin ...
CFTC Charges Bitcoin Fraudsters that Misled Investors and Impersonated CFTC Officials
A U.S. District Court on Friday received a lawsuit filed by the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission against (CFTC) against two suspects ...
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Gaining Momentum Towards $570
Bitcoin cash price is placed nicely above the $520 support against the US Dollar. BCH/USD may accelerate towards the $560-570 resistance zone if ...
Mining Giant Bitmain Acquires Bitcoin Cash Wallet Startup
Crypto mining behemoth Bitmain announced Monday it has acquired the startup behind an open-source bitcoin cash wallet called Telescope.
France Accuses Intelligence Agent of Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin
A French security official was arrested last week on charges of selling state secrets and accepting bitcoin in return, local media sources say.
Are We Close to ‘Crossing the Chasm’ of Mass Adoption of Blockchain Tech – Find the Answer in Zurich at Crypto Summit

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French Official Arrested for Allegedly Selling State Secrets for Bitcoin

A French security official with the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure (DGSI) was indicted last week and taken into custody on charges of selling state secrets in exchange for payments in bitcoin. According to local French media Le Parisien, the unnamed agent was allegedly arrested for peddling economic information and falsifying administrative documents. Protecting French

South Korea's Largest Venture Firm Backs First Blockchain Startup
Korea Investment Partners, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, just invested in its first blockchain startup.
Here's why one trader is losing faith in a bitcoin comeback
The bitcoin volatility plunge. Trading bitcoin futures now, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now trader, Jim Iuorio and Brian Stutland, ...
Crypto Mining for Political Campaigns? A US Elections Agency Is Considering It
US election officials are considering a request that, if approved, would let people contribute to political campaigns by mining cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin Investment Trust Loses Luster
Bitcoin's lone U.S. investment trust is feeling the burn as investors reconsider hefty fund fees and its underlying cryptocurrency fails to buck this year's ...
Formosa Financial Announces Client on Boarding Q4 2018 Mithril Client #1

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Bitcoin Daily: Big ICOs Avoided Ethereum Crash By Cashing Out; Bitcoin Falls For Second ...
Bitcoin has been having a rough go, with the cryptocurrency falling for the second consecutive month. However, CoinDesk reported that “there are ...
You Can Use Bitcoin (BTC) To Purchase French State Secrets, Reportedly
In case you've ever wanted to discover French state secrets or acknowledge what secrets exist in this country's government level, now you can get this ...
Blockchain Has ‘Staggering’ Possibilities, Pres. Bill Clinton Tells Ripple Conference

Ten years ago this month, pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto published the whitepaper for a new piece of technology that sought to upend the global financial system: “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” There’s perhaps no clearer sign of the degree to which the Nakamoto revolution has begun to take hold than that yesterday, on Oct.

CrowdForce: Empowering Financial Services With Blockchain

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CryptoKitties By the Dozen: OpenSea to Bundle Collectibles for Easy Sales
With a new feature called "bundles," the OpenSea marketplace says its sellers can offer crypto collectibles at better prices.
Contentos Announces Investment from Binance to Further Development of Decentralized Digital Content Ecosystem

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$80 Billion Banco Santander Uses Ripple For Payments, Will Many Banks Follow?

On October 2, Ripple Labs announced the integration of RippleNet into OnePay FX, a mobile application for cross-border payments developed by $80 billion banking giant Banco Santander. The strategic partnership between Ripple Labs and Santander was announced in March of 2018, but at the time, the intricacies of the collaborative work between the two companies

St. Louis Fed VP: A Private Crypto Could Solve the 'Triffin Dilemma'
An economist with the St. Louis Federal Reserve said that cryptocurrencies could solve a problem faced by global currency reserves like the dollar.
Crypto Market Update: Major Moves Ahead (Bitcoin, EOS, Litecoin Price Analysis)
Bitcoin's market dominance evaluation which serves as an inverse indicator is interacting with the corrective wedge resistance line and if the ...
Bitcoin Adoption Could Be In For A Big Boost
Bitcoin adoption, getting people to exchange their bitcoins for goods and services, continues to be a problem for cryptocurrencies — but that could be ...

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