16 November 2018

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Japan Wants to Regulate Crypto Wallets, Breach of User Privacy?

Crypto wallet users in Japan may have to reveal their identities as the country’s top financial watchdog prepares a law for it. The Financial Services Agency (FSA) on Monday revealed its plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet providers, ItMedia reported. The decision came during a cryptocurrency study group meeting after concerns over money laundering and terrorist financing...

50% Off to Buy Bitcoin! A Special Thanksgiving Treat from BitMart

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Ron Paul Survey: Half Would Choose Bitcoin For 10 Year Investment
Most people would choose to invest in Bitcoin over gold, fiat currency, and bonds, according to a survey by Ron Paul which continues on Twitter ...
Crypto Analysts Turn Bearish: Bitcoin (BTC) May Take “Months To Recover”
As reported by Ethereum World News previously, on Wednesday morning, the jaws of crypto investors worldwide hit the floor, as Bitcoin (BTC) ...
Bitcoin price PLUNGE: Expert explains why cryptocurrency PLUMMETED to new low this year
Wayne Trench, CEO of OSL Brokerage, said the sudden drop in the price of bitcoin relates to the so-called “hard fork” of bitcoin cash, whereby the ...
Bitcoin, Ripple And Litecoin Sell-Off: Is It Different This Time Around?
Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin and other cryptocurrencies are selling off again. It's the fifth time this year, in case someone is counting. There are a couple of ...
Ron Paul Releases New Survey Pitting Bitcoin and Crypto Against Traditional Investments

Former US Representative and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul posted a poll on Twitter asking followers if they’d prefer Federal Reserve Notes, gold, Bitcoin or US 10-year Treasury bonds if they were given a $10,000 gift that they couldn’t touch for 10 years. A wealthy person gifts you $10,000. You get to choose in which […]

The Five Stages Of Bitcoin HODLer Grief
With Bitcoin dropping well below $6,000 on concerns about how the latest Bitcoin fork will impact markets, amongst other things, I thought it was time ...
Major Exchanges Are Already Distributing New Bitcoin Cash Tokens
After yesterday's split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens. While the ...
The Giant Bitcoin Rat Is Back And This Time It’s After Alan Greenspan
The artist behind a giant, inflatable, rat-shaped piece of protest art dedicated to bitcoin is at it again – this time at the DC Fed.
BCH Tussle: Bitcoin ABC May Reign Supreme over Craig Wright's “Satoshi Vision”
To the chagrin of Craig Wright and his camp, it has become increasingly apparent that Jihan Wu, Roger Ver, and their compatriots at Bitcoin ABC have ...
Court: Crypto Shill John McAfee Liable for Neighbor’s 2012 Death

John McAfee, cryptocurrency enthusiast, presidential aspirant, and millionaire founder of the near-ubiquitous McAfee Antivirus, has been found legally liable for the death of his former neighbor, Gregory Faull, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to his head back in 2012, the Register reports. The final verdict was reached in a US district court in

Progress Report: Lightning Network Surpasses $1M BTC Capacity, 4000 Nodes
At the time of writing, the network's collective capacity now stands at 223.65 BTC, which, at bitcoin's current price, means the Lightning Network holds ...
Ripple Price Analysis: Will XRP Eventually Usurp Bitcoin's Throne?
Bitcoin appears to be consolidating under $6,000 and perhaps a market-wide oversold bounce could bring the cryptocurrency and its neighbors ...
BitMart Lists Decentralized Stablecoin TrueUSD (TUSD)

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Here's why one chart watcher is ready to buy the bitcoin dip
It may seem like catching a falling knife — but for those brave enough — now might be an opportune time up pick up some bitcoin on the cheap.
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Potential Pullback Zone
Bitcoin sold off sharply yesterday but is now finding support at the bottom of its falling wedge formation. A bounce could take it up for a pullback to the ...
Wall Street's crypto bull Tom Lee slashes year-end bitcoin price forecast nearly in half
Wall Street's best-known cryptocurrency bull just cut his bitcoin price target nearly in half. Tom Lee, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, lowered ...
As Bitcoin Sinks, Top ECB Banker Makes Bleak Warning Over Bitcoin 'Bubble'
Bitcoin prices have sunk sharply over the last 48 hours, but that decline has not been enough to convince some that bitcoin is not overvalued and ...
Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew increasingly frustrated with Sessions’ recusal from the...

A BCASH Civil War Might Actually Be Good For Bitcoin – Here's Why
The crypto world has seen lots of online exchanges between two rival Bitcoin Cash camps over the last few weeks. However, the real concern is just ...
Bitcoin prices set for back-to-back losing weeks after midweek plunge
In Friday trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.07% fetched $5,535.40, up 0.5% since Thursday at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken crypto exchange.
The Bitcoin Cash hash war has no real winners
Now that Bitcoin Cash has forked into two rivalling cryptocurrencies – BAB, maintained by Bitcoin-ABC, and BSV, maintained by Craig Wright's nChain ...
ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’
ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.
'I Could Gloat' – BTC Price On Its Way to Zero, Nouriel Roubini Says
With BTC price trading at its lowest since October 2017, ardent nocoiner Nouriel Roubini has taken another shot at Bitcoin.
Activision Alums Raise $16 Million to Build EOS-Focused Blockchain Game Studio

Mythical Games is “a next-generation game technology studio.” Their focus is online games where players own the assets they develop or acquire in the game – true digital ownership powered by the blockchain, as opposed to managed digital ownership backed by centralized servers. It’s an important difference. When a player acquires assets in a game

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON, DASH: Price Analysis ...
Bitcoin saw its third worst drop of 2018 on Nov. 14, as it broke down to new year-to-date lows. In doing so, it broke through the critical support of ...
After the Fork: Here's How Exchanges Are Dealing With Bitcoin Cash
The smoke is still clearing from Bitcoin Cash's hard fork, but exchanges have already moved in to add support for the products of the skirmish.
BLOCK 30 Labs Releases New BLOCK 30 Index

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Bitfinex’s Parent Company Has a New Offshore Services Provider
iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex, has parted ways with its old offshore services provider for a new firm.
Bitcoin Cash Clash Is Costing Billions With No End in Sight
The fight was cited Wednesday for contributing to the biggest drop in eight months for Bitcoin, which Bitcoin Cash had split off from last year.
“We Did This With Gold”: Could VanEck Be Bitcoin's Best Bet for an ETF?
Gabor Gurbacs is confident that the approval of a bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) is inevitable. And he's optimistic that the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ...
SEC Settles Securities Registration Charges Against 2 ICO Startups
The SEC has settled charges with crypto startups Airfox and Paragon for securities law violations.
Bitcoin [BTC]'s problems are plentiful, says ECB while stating 69% of banks are researching CBDCs
Coming close after the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin [BTC] whitepaper, it seems that central banks around the world have begun feeling the creeping ...
Bitcoin Price And Crypto Markets Crash
Bitcoin price, which had moved sideways for the last couple of weeks, crashed to its lowest level this year. The cryptocurrency shed approximately ...
The ECB is Right: Bitcoin Was 'Spawned' By the Financial Crisis (Created by the ECB)
Cryptocurrency advocates continue to hit back at fresh criticism of Bitcoin from the European Central Bank (ECB), which on November 15 publicly ...
Battered Bitcoin Price Eyes Recovery as Dollar Slides
Bitcoin expects to further its gains amidst favorable macroeconomic factors. A Federal Reserve official today expressed doubts about the outlook of an ...
Bitcoin Cash: Where the 4th-Largest Cryptocurrency Stands the Day after the Fork

Yesterday, the Bitcoin Cash network activated its second scheduled semi-annual hard fork since the cryptocurrency split away from the original Bitcoin blockchain. Unlike the previous protocol upgrade, however, this fork was contentious, with development teams launching two competing, incompatible BCH implementations. Background: Another Fork in the Bitcoin Cash Road The group adhering to the “official”

Crypto Job Interest ‘Still Strong’ Despite Decline, Says Indeed
Interest from both employers and job seekers in blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year, Indeed.com data indicates.
One Day After the Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork: Takeaways and Latest Developments
Bitcoin Cash, the “big block” project that forked away from the Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017, “hard forked” (split) into two different coins: “Bitcoin ...
'I Didn't Sleep Well Last Night:' Analysts Predict Bitcoin Has Further to Fall
"I didn't sleep well last night," Travis Kling, founder of the hedge fund Ikigai, said on Thursday as he tracked the Bitcoin Cash split. “There's a small ...
The 'Wal-Mart' of Venezuela Has Started Accepting Bitcoin
As Venezuela is in the grip of hyperinflation, a large local Wal-Mart-like department store has started to accept bitcoin for goods.
A New Approach to Thwarting “Selfish” Bitcoin Miners
Selfish mining is an attack on the Bitcoin network that has been known to be possible for several years. By propagating new blocks slowly (on purpose ...
Opinion: Bitcoin still fooling buyers into believing those 200%-plus gains are coming back
Which brings us to bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.25% Bitcoin does not generate cash or pay dividends, but bitcoin prices can rise as long as greater fools think ...
Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Price Decline Will be a Short-Term Event
For the first time in three months, Bitcoin initiated its first major move. Unfortunately, for investors in the crypto market, BTC plunged by more than 11 ...
Bitcoin review: Crypto prices fall, Canaan lets IPO application lapse
Bitmain says this “as-yet-to-be identified 'John Doe'” stole the bitcoin on April 22. A single bitcoin was valued at $8,935 at the time. The company says ...
Bitcoin Puzzle Artist's Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million
One of the bitcoin community's best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game aimed at mainstream audiences.
Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says
Crypto loans startup Salt and former board member Erik Voorhees are under investigation by the SEC, The Wall Street Journal says.
A solution to bitcoin's energy waste: Use it to warm buildings
Bitcoin mining uses massive amounts of energy as computers churn through the steps needed to make a record on the blockchain. Now, one mining ...
Twitter says the Bitcoin scam wave came from third-party app
In an email to Hard Fork, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed attackers exploited a third-party marketing solution to blast fake Bitcoin BTC giveaway links ...
0xBitcoin – Ethereum’s Answer to Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work

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51% Attack? Bitcoin Wins Ron Paul Investor Poll [Again]
Bitcoin, on the other hand, was at a handy 51%. Paul previously conducted the same survey last December, and at the end of it, more than 10,000 ...
In Landmark U.S. Case, Mastermind Behind Two Fraudulent ICOs Pleads Guilty

This is the ICO regulators warned you about. Maksim Zaslavskiy, who is the mastermind behind two ICOs for tokenized real estate and diamonds, has pled guilty to fraud in a federal district court in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the first case of ICO fraud in the U.S., this one sets a precedent, with a judge in September

After Friday’s SEC Actions, Experts Say ICO Party ‘Is Truly Over’
Friday's charges against Airfox and Paragon Coin may hint at how the SEC will regulate ICOs going forward.
Bitcoin price CRASH: What caused sudden 10 percent PLUMMET in cryptocurrency's value?
The CryptoUK chair, who advised Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan on her Digital Currencies Inquiry said: “Bitcoin price is forming a ...
Financial Analyst Gary Shilling Shorts Bitcoin: It's a 'Grand Ponzi Scheme'
Financial analyst Gary Shilling said his eponymous New Jersey investment firm, A. Gary Shilling & Co., is shorting bitcoin because it's “some kind of a ...
Why Bitcoin Cash Was Never Going to Lose the Hash War With SV

The cryptocurrency community expected a tight hash power battle between Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Cash (SV) on November 15. But, with a decisive win and an anti-climactic result, BCH came out the winner. Bitcoin.com, a company owned by Roger Ver, saw its hash rate spike to 4 exahash, easily surpassing the entire computing power

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Could Recover In Short Term
Bitcoin price declined heavily below $6,200 and tested $5,400 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is currently consolidating above $5,560 and it could ...
Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Bounce May Be Coming
If past events are a guide, bitcoin could in for a recovery rally, following the formation of a "long-legged doji" on the charts Thursday.
Bitcoin [BTC] has served its place in the market says Stellar's first Head of Growth
Tammy Camp, in the interview with Breaker, she compared Bitcoin to Friendster because it was the first of its kind in the space as it got everybody's ...
Bitcoin Cash [BCH]'s Roger Ver: “We are definitely launching a cryptocurrency exchange”
In a recent interview, Roger Ver, the Chief Executive Officer [CEO] of Bitcoin.com spoke about his vision to start a cryptocurrency exchange as well as ...
Report: Bitcoin Scam Compromising Google and Target Accounts Came from Third Party App
A recent Bitcoin scam on Twitter that compromised several major companies verified accounts came from a third-party app, tech news outlet the Next ...
This Week In Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin Cash Fork Chaos, XRP Jumps Ethereum
Cryptocurrency markets experienced extreme volatility this week related to a contentious hard fork in Bitcoin Cash on Thursday. Disagreements about ...
Global Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain Project to Empower Cambodian Rice Farmers

Global charity organization Oxfam has launched a blockchain technology platform aimed at enhancing the transparency and traceability of the rice supply chain in Cambodia. Known as BlocRice, the app uses distributed ledger technology to implement smart contracts where details such as the farm gate price of organic rice, trade volume and method of transportation are

Pantera Capital CEO: In a Decade Billions of People Will be Using Bitcoin
In the words of the CEO of bitcoin investment firm Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, disruptive technologies usually earn the title 'category killers' but in ...
Bitcoin, Altcoins Begin Recovery While Bitcoin Cash Becomes Top 20's Worst Performer
16, with only Bitcoin Cash (BCH) going against a trend which saw assets gain ... 15, appeared not to last, with Bitcoin (BTC) recovering a modest 1.35 ...
Bitcoin [BTC] is a serial killer, says Pantera Capital CEO
Dan Morehead, the CEO of Pantera Capital, one of the first cryptocurrency hedge funds in the US, spoke about Bitcoin and its use case during an ...
Hunimal Unveiled Companion Animal ‘Wireless Vein Scanner’

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Bitcoin Cash: Where the 4th-Largest Cryptocurrency Stands the Day after the Fork
Yesterday, the Bitcoin Cash network activated its second scheduled semi-annual hard fork since the cryptocurrency split away from the original Bitcoin ...
Vocean, Starting the Trillion Crypto Bond Era

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