7 November 2018

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Ethereum dApp Augur Records $2 Million in Bets in US Midterms

Augur, a decentralized prediction platform on the Ethereum blockchain, has recorded over $2 million in bets on election night. During the United States midterm election, as Augur co-founder Jeremy Gardner stated, bets placed on the outcome of US midterms initially reached $900,000 and eventually surpassed the $2 million mark. That is, more than 60 percent

University shuts down network to thwart Bitcoin cryptojacking scheme
The malware, which used Xavier University's power and computing resources to mine Bitcoin (BTC) in particular, led the organization to disable the ...
Bitcoin Overcoming Key Points for More Bullish Outlook
Bitcoin's bullish start to the week has brought price action outside of the triangle pattern which has been forming since March. Last week, the price ...
Lawyer: My client didn't steal 5000 bitcoins, “Period”
A lawyer representing Charlie Shrem, the Florida-based bitcoin entrepreneur who was recently sued by Winklevoss Capital Fund over an alleged theft ...
Why Bitcoin Cash Saw A Flash Increase
Since the first of November, Bitcoin Cash has seen a 45% rally as Binance and Coinbase, two leading digital currency exchanges, announced their ...
Bitcoin Market Share Falls to Monthly Low as Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Rally
Bitcoin market dominance has fallen to a monthly low of just over 51% of the overall market capitalization while Ripple and Bitcoin Cash have both ...
Hublot's $25000 watch can only be purchased with Bitcoin
You can't pay for it with cash or even an AMEX Black Card -- you can only purchase it online using Bitcoin. It's called the Meca-10 P2P, and it was ...
Bitcoin Volatility Probes New Lows
Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization, has been locked in a tight range for several weeks. Over that period, the cryptocurrency ...
BitMart Opens Fiat Deposit Service, Lowering the Barriers to Entry for New Investors

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Venezuela Traded More Bitcoin Than Ever Before In October
Venezuela Traded More Bitcoin Than Ever Before In October ... Venezuela set a new Bitcoin trading record last week as the country embraces ...
Bitcoin may be an unlikely winner in midterm elections
Newsom plugged into the crypto community in 2014 when he began accepting donations in bitcoin. In a May 20, 2014 tweet, the progressive ...
Bitcoin Daily Chart Alert - Prices Hit 3-Week High Wednesday - Nov. 7
(Kitco News) - Bitcoin-U.S. dollar prices are slightly higher and hit a three-week high in early U.S. trading Wednesday. Bulls are working on a price ...
Bitcoin Cash [BCH] hard fork: Roger Ver is in it for the tokens, says Craig “Faketoshi” Wright
Bitcoin Cash [BCH] has recently been seeing a sharp hike in its price, over 50% in the last 7 days. Investor sentiments have been high because of the ...
Revolutions and Counter Revolutions: Andreas Antonopoulos Reflects on 10 Years of Bitcoin
As Bitcoin approaches its 10th anniversary, its community, old and new, has begun taking stock of how a decade has come to alter or define the ...
Bitcoin Cash [BCH/USD] Technical Analysis: The bulls return right before the fork
The altcoins have been facing sideways market ever since Bitcoin came tumbling down. The same can be said of Bitcoin Cash, with an uptrend that ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis Nov.8: First Signs of Bullishness
It hasn't been long till Bitcoin passed $6500, for the first time since October 11. What might also contribute to the bullish environment is the increasing ...
Lads allegedly beat up their 'friend' to steal his Bitcoin
A cohort of young men have been accused of drunkenly assaulting their “friend” to extort the credentials to his cryptocurrency wallet, the New York ...
Bitcoin & Blockchain Jobs in US Surge 300% & Salaries Skyrocket
According to the Glassdoor research, jobs in bitcoin, crypto, and blockchain space is seeing a 300 percent year-over-year increase. New York and ...
Bitcoin Is Making People Crazy
The murder was committed by a notorious criminal following Heikki Bjorklund concluding a massive Bitcoin to cash transaction and intended to use ...
Hublot's $25000 Bitcoin Watch Is Perfectly Designed to Help Me Spot Terrible Jabronis
For $25,000 or whatever the equivalent is in Bitcoin, one might think you'd get a lot of hot tech features to justify the cost. After all, the Apple Watch ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Volatility Hits All-Time Low, Yet Crypto Moves Higher
After weeks stuck in a range, Bitcoin (BTC) saw a semblance of a breakout on Tuesday, as the prominent crypto asset broke convincingly over $6,500 ...
Lawyer: 5000 Allegedly Stolen Bitcoins Belonged to 'Mr. X' — Not Winklevoss Twins
A lawyer for early bitcoin adopter Charlie Shrem is biting back at claims that his client stole 5,000 bitcoins from Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, ...
Governor Victories in California, Colorado Could Bolster Bitcoin
The U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) took a dip into the red following the 2018 midterm elections, but its digital currency counterpart Bitcoin eked out a slight ...
Bitcoin's high energy consumption is a concern – but it may be a price worth paying
Bitcoin recently turned 10 years old. In that time, it has proved revolutionary because it ignores the need for modern money's institutions to verify ...
Bitcoin Enhanced: NZE to be the first Superutility Token of our time
Bitcoin has always been the main cryptocurrency in market cap out of more than 1600 in existence. But, there has been speculation amongst the ...
US Midterms: Bitcoin-Friendly Politicians Elected in Colorado, California
But, Francois Pouliot, a Quebecois-Canadian Bitcoin proponent, has sought to change this, doing his utmost best to raise his digital voice over a ...
Will Recent Economic Sanctions Drive Iran to Cryptocurrency?

A recent FinCEN advisory has stated that the re-imposition of economic sanctions on November 5 could drive Iran to get more serious about the cryptocurrency experiments it began in 2013. Could Iran Follow North Korea’s Lead Evading Sanctions Using Crypto? Iran has made little secret of its interest in cryptocurrency. The nation is believed to...

Credits Blockchain Platform Has Been Audited by Red4Sec

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‘GoodDollar’: eToro CEO’s New Crypto Project Will Use Blockchain to Fight Poverty

Calling it an “open invitation for the world to “rethink the existing economic framework,” eToro co-founder and CEO Yoni Assia today announced the launching of GoodDollar, a blockchain-powered, non-speculative crypto project which is geared towards a global distribution on the principles of the universal basic income. The launch has the backing and blessing of eToro,

Bitcoin Mining Market Still Strong as Shown by Bitfury's $1 Billion Valuation
This week, Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer and blockchain software firm Bitfury secured a valuation of $1 billion from billionaire investor Mike ...
What is Bitcoin backed ERC20 (WBTC)? How could it change the Bitcoin – Ethereum interaction?
WBTC is a bitcoin backed ERC20 token. It takes the concept of a stable coin (a cryptocurrency that is backed to a 'stable' asset like the US dollar or ...
What Could Trigger The Next Bitcoin Boom?
“The approval of a Bitcoin ETF will open the floodgates for new investors to pour billions of dollars into cryptocurrencies with the same ease in which ...
BBVA Puts $150 Million Syndicated Loan on Ethereum Blockchain
Banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that put a $150 million syndicated loan for Spain's electrical grid operator on the blockchain.
Crypto Exchanges Line Up to Support Bitcoin Cash's Hard Fork
Six of the top 10 crypto exchanges by bitcoin cash (BCH) trading volume have announced plans to support the cryptocurrency's upcoming hard fork on ...
Bitcoin trades to 3 1/2-week high above $6500
A single bitcoin BTCUSD, +1.38% was last changing hands at $6,523.57, up 1.3% since Tuesday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange.
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Targets Fresh Highs Above $6625
Bitcoin price gained traction recently and traded above the $6,510 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is following an uptrend and it could ...
As 'Plasma' Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now
As work on ethereum's Plasma scaling solution proceeds, some developers are hailing a form of cryptography used by zcash as an alternative.
Colorado and California Just Elected Pro-Bitcoin Governors
"Polis said that he will use his powers in Congress to fight against any attempts by the government to enact policies that restrict the growth of bitcoin" ...
“Elon Musk” Crypto Scam May Have Snagged Dozens Of Bitcoin (BTC)
After Twitter reportedly restricted (and banned) many of the accounts sharing the likeness of Tesla & SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, one of the social media ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Accelerating Gains Toward $6700
Bitcoin price is placed nicely above the $6,480 support against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is likely to grind higher towards the $6,700 level in the near ...
Three Thai Siblings Accused of $24 Million Bitcoin Scam Plead 'Not Guilty'
Three Thai citizens who are currently being prosecuted for allegedly swindling $24 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) have pleaded “not guilty” in the ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Likely To Retrace Short Term, Big Picture Remains Intact
Bitcoin (BTC) is expected to retrace after a prolonged rally since the beginning of this month. The 4H chart for BTC/USD shows that the price has ...
Maduro Bankrupted Venezuela — Now He’s Launching a Petro Savings Plan

The Venezuelan government has recently launched a Petro savings plan that allows the country’s citizens to put their money into the oil-backed cryptocurrency and “save by means of a certificate.” Venezuela Launches Petro Savings Plan for 18 Million Citizens According to local news outlet Telesur, the savings plan is part of the “Comprehensive National Cryptoasset

Hublot launches Bitcoin-themed watch to celebrate Bitcoin's 10th birthday
Those who are interested in purchasing the Bitcoin-themed watch can only do so using, well, Bitcoin. Each of the watches will have a unique identifier ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Stellar, & Verge Primed to make Big Gains: Report
The latest Finder report predicts the price movements of the 13 coins for this month end and next year end. Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), XRP, ...
What the Upcoming Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Means for You
Bitcoin Cash was born from the desire to fix the (then) slowed and expensive transactions of the original Bitcoin. On August 1st, 2017, Bitcoin Cash ...
New Bank of Israel Report Recommends Against Creating Digital Shekel

The Bank of Israel has released the results of a research study commissioned in late 2017 to examine the feasibility of issuing a cryptocurrency that would be equivalent in value to the shekel. Dubbed the ‘Digital Shekel’, the proposed cryptocurrency has been found to be unsuitable to the needs of Israel in a number of

Crypto Market Update: Bitcoin (BTC) Monero (XMR) Dash Price Analysis
From yesterday's low at $6450 the price of Bitcoin has increased by 1.9% as the current trading price is $6572.6. The price spiked to $6615 but has ...
Ethereum Rises to $220 as Tokens Surge; Will SEC Impact the Market?

Supported by the 2 percent increase in the price of Bitcoin, major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum have demonstrated renewed short-term momentum. Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and many other small market cap cryptocurrencies recorded gains in the range of 4 to 12 percent, with BCH recording a solid 10 percent surge in value. The volume of

Coinbase Offers $5k Egg-Freezing Benefit in Bid to Retain Talent
Silicon Valley cryptocurrency unicorn Coinbase has taken an unusual and expensive step to recruit and retain diverse employees.
Blockchain Startup BlockVentures Releases Security Token Listing Platform Securities.io

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Is Coinbase Trying to Disrupt Bitcoin’s Reserve Asset Status by Listing New USDC Pairs

In recent weeks two new cryptocurrencies have been listed on Coinbase, 0x and BAT. Both resulted in predictable pump and dumps immediately before and a few hours after the announcements. This is no surprise, but the fact that one of these two new listings is only available to trade in USDC could raise a few...

Hackers Exploit Tracking Service to Infiltrate Bitcoin Exchange Gate.io
Gate.io, a more recent entrant in the bitcoin exchange space, used Statcounter to track user traffic until this week when a security researcher named ...
Germany Starting To Adopt Bitcoin
Two states in Germany, Saxony and Hesse recently conducted a survey to over a thousand people to find out their opinion on Bitcoin. The findings in ...
US Election Sees Crypto-Friendly Politicians Win Governor Races
The U.S. now has four governors who are friendly to, if not outright proponents of, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Salesforce Wins Patent Tackling Email Spam With Blockchain
Salesforce has won a patent outlining how a blockchain-based platform can be used to prevent spam or other unwanted emails from hitting inboxes.
Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes by $100 Following Patrick Byrne Commentary
In addition, the period of offering public comments regarding several new bitcoin ETFs being examined by the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Crypto Mining Giant BitFury Raises $80 Million in Private Placement

BitFury, a crypto mining company, has announced the closing of a private placement investment of $80 million, bringing the total funds raised by the firm to $170 million since its Series A round in 2014. The round, according to an official press release, was led by a Paris-based venture capital firm Korelya Capital. Mike Novogratz’s

XRP Doubles Ethereum In Market Cap As It Kicks Off A Surprise Bull Run – Is Bitcoin The Next ...
XRP is rocking the news space again, and this time around, it's about its price and overall market standing. Of late, there has been a lot of speculation ...
It's Hard to Short Crypto – And That's Propping Up Prices, Study Finds
An Australian researcher says wide disagreements about underlying prices and lack of short options keep cryptocurrency prices alive.
CFTC Chair Says Distributed Ledger Tech Can Aid Market Watchdogs
CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.
Bitcoin price analysis: Battle to stay above $6500 is on
The much-awaited volatility has made a comeback in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin and other digital assets are showing nice gains since the ...
Hackers Breach Popular Web Analytics Site to Target Crypto Exchange
Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io was apparently the target of hackers who compromised a widely used web analytics platform.
Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Makes Bullish Predictions Again, Believes BTC Could End 2018 At ...
Mike Novogratz, a former Wall Street banker, Bitcoin bull, and founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital Capital Management, has made some new and bold ...
Why An SEC Announcement Is What Stands Between Bitcoin (BTC) and a $7200 Price Value
Therefore, looking at the performance of BTC since the expiration of last month's CME Bitcoin Futures contracts on the 26th of October, we can easily ...
Bitcoin wallet Blockchain to give away $125m of cryptocurrency to encourage mass adoption
The world's most popular bitcoin wallet is giving away $125 million worth of the cryptocurrency Stellar as part of a major initiative to encourage its use ...
Hackers Infiltrate 600K Websites Through StatCounter in Search of Bitcoin
The nearly 700,000 websites appear to be safe from any potential harm, as the malicious code specifically targets Bitcoin transactions being made ...
Hackers infect nearly 700000 sites with Bitcoin-stealing malware
Cryptocurrency hackers have attacked one of the internet's most used traffic analytics services, StatCounter, in order to siphon Bitcoin BTC from users ...
The Brilliance Behind a Global Operator of Crypto Exchanges BitMax: Understanding the Trans-Fee Mining Model

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'Santa Claus Rally': Why Bitcoin is Primed for a Christmas Surprise
Nearly 11 months into a bear market that has seen the bitcoin price take a two-thirds haircut from its all-time high, the flagship cryptocurrency could be ...
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price ...
The sharp drop in Bitcoin's volatility at a time when the volatility in the U.S. stock markets soared is a sign that cryptocurrencies have decoupled from ...
Bitcoin Ticks Higher As Overstock CEO Predicts A Cryptocurrency 'Revolution'
Bitcoin has ticked higher over the last 24 hours, boosted by positive sentiment across major cryptocurrencies, two-year record-low volatility, and bullish ...
Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Bullish break rescues coin from bear's clutches, but for how ...
Bitcoin saw a much-needed break from its extended period of non-volatility as the bulls took control of the price to break two significant resistances ...
University shuts down its entire network to stop Bitcoin crypto-jackers
A Canadian university had to shut down its entire campus network after it discovered hackers had hijacked its computing power to surreptitiously mine ...
Bitcoin Analysis: Price Above $6500 Resistance post US Midterm Elections
The results could particularly weaken the dollar further, allowing US stocks to breathe a bullish air after the markets open today. In parallel, Bitcoin – a ...
Up $100: Bitcoin Price Indicators Grow Increasingly Bullish
Bitcoin looks likely to inch higher toward $6,800 in the near-term, as the technical indicators have grown increasingly bullish in the last 24 hours.
Tax Nightmare: Student Invested $5k in Ethereum & Now Owes $400k in Taxes

In May 2017, a college student based in the US invested $5,000 in Ethereum (ETH), when the digital asset was worth around $50. Within merely months, the price of ETH skyrocketed from $50 to $1,281 at its peak, as the cryptocurrency market achieved a valuation of $800 billion. With a base return of 25-fold, having

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