26 November 2018

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Bitcoin Plunges Another 10%; Other Cryptocurrencies Mixed
The price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies declined yet again over the weekend and into Monday, with bitcoin itself plunging another near-10% in ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Blowing Through Support Levels on the Way to $3000
Bitcoin continues to tumble lower and lower as it struggles to claim any footing in the market. It's down almost 50% in three weeks and it's showing very ...
Hong Kong Crypto Trader: China Crackdown On Bitcoin Is Overstated
Since Bitcoin's run-up in 2017, many have bashed China for its rapid shift to be averse towards this innovation, with cryptocurrency proponents quickly ...
What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners
Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency released in 2009 as open-source software. It is a digital currency predicated on cryptographically secure ...
Bitcoin Crash Escalates, Equity Crash Developing
As I write, bitcoin has hit $3,600 roughly, nigh on 20% lower (18.9%) than when I wrote last week's doom-laden article. I have picked up a little bitcoin ...
Breaking: Numerous Bitcoin Wallets May Have Been Compromised by Rogue Developer

A Node.js module called event-stream is used in millions of web applications, including BitPay’s open-source bitcoin wallet — Copay — and this module was reportedly compromised thanks to what can objectively referred to as social engineering, laziness, and incompetence. A user with very little coding activity on GitHub requested publishing rights to the event-stream library

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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Recovery Facing Crucial Hurdle
Bitcoin price nosedived below $4,000 and $3,800 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is currently recovering, but the $4,000 barrier is now acting as a ...
Crypto Market Update: Still Bearish But Recovery Soon Expected (Bitcoin BTC Price Analysis)
From yesterday's open at $3928.3 the price of Bitcoin has decreased by only 3% measured to the current levels of $3812.6. The price increased at first ...
Bitcoin ETF 'Definitely Possible,' SEC Commissioner Confirms
SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, recently appeared on the 'What Bitcoin Did' podcast, confirming that a Bitcoin ETF was definitely possible.
Bithumb Holds a Payback Event of Up to 70% of Transaction Fee for Foreign Users

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Transaction Fee Return Benefit for Cryptocurrency Transactions of 700 million KRW or More during the Event Period SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 21, 2018- The global cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb

The only currency worse than bitcoin is Venezuela's
If nothing else, bitcoin was supposed to protect people from governments that were destroying their own currencies — governments such as ...
ABC vs SV: Assessing the Consequences of the Bitcoin Cash War
As described in an earlier Cointelegraph article, Bitcoin ABC (BCH ABC, where ABC stands for Adjustable Blocksize Cap) is spearheaded by the likes ...
France’s Regulators Issues Warning over Purchasing Bitcoin from Tobacconists

French financial regulators and the national central bank have responded to the news that tobacco shops will start selling Bitcoin in 2019. In the post, they reiterate the risks associated with investing in or trading digital assets. French Regulators: Crypto Not Suitable for Unsophisticated Investors Last week, NewsBTC covered some pretty big news that in...

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Stable at $4000, Paraguay Gives Green Light For the World's ...
Coinciding with BTC market pull back is morale boosting news that the US state of Ohio will begin accepting tax payments in Bitcoin. Spearheading ...
Bitcoin Briefly Breaks Over $4000, Bitcoin Cash Sees Gains Near 20 Percent on the Day
Virtually all of the top 100 cryptocurrencies by market share are seeing a sufficient rebound over the past 24 hours, with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) growing ...
Tracing Illegal Activity Through The Bitcoin Blockchain To Combat Cryptocurrency-Related Crimes
While cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have the potential to break traditional financial barriers, there are a number of growing concerns about digital ...
Amun Crypto ETP Launch Sees Minimal Interest, Fails to Curb Bears

Since’s the commencement of crypto’s bear market in 2018, investors in this budding asset class have sought to find refuge, banking their cryptocurrency holdings on a number of prospective catalysts, including the advent of institutional players and the formulation of a Bitcoin-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF). So, many thought their prayers were answered, when Amun, a...

Bitcoin's Roller Coaster Year Continues with a Slide to Under $3500
Bitcoin just hit a new low for 2018. After a terrible week, the world's largest cryptocurrency fell to $3,447.58. The currency has struggled to recover from ...
Bitcoin makes 14-month low and is now down nearly 40% this month
Bitcoin BTCUSD, -4.12% , the world's largest digital currency, dipped below $3,500 on Saturday for the first time since September 2017, losing as ...
Bitcoin Falls Below $4000 as Cryptocurrency Collapse Worsens
Bitcoin just had the week from hell. The cryptocurrency plunged below $4,000 over the weekend. That means bitcoin has lost nearly a third of its value ...
Seeing as Bitcoin is going so, so well, Ohio becomes first US state to take biz taxes in BTC
Ohio has become the first US state to accept Bitcoin as formal payment for business taxes – everything from sales and vehicle levies to employee tax ...
Bitcoin [BTC] crash forced the investors into fight or flight mode?
Bitcoin [BTC], the cryptocurrency which led to the birth of the rest of the coins in the market, seems to be slowly losing the trust of its investors.
Ohio becomes first state to accept tax payments in bitcoin
Battered bitcoin rose back toward $4,000 on Sunday as Ohio appeared ready to become the first state to allow businesses to use the digital currency ...
Bitcoin Price Finally Starts to Rally After a Brutal Thanksgiving Weekend
At one point, bitcoin was down more than 40 percent for the month, according to a reading from Marketwatch, enough to mark a 14 month low.
Ohio Is Set to Become the First State to Let Businesses Pay Taxes With Bitcoin
Ohio is poised to become the first state to allow businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin in a new initiative that may become available to individual ...
A Venture Capital Billionaire Is Betting On Bitcoin Despite Huge Sell-Off
Bitcoin has had a rough November, recording its steepest sell-off since April 2013, but many bitcoin faithful have not been deterred by the ...
Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay
Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism, but so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to receive all of the compensation they say they were promised when hired.
Crypto Market Adds $12 Billion in Sizable Recovery; Major Assets Surge 10%

Over the past 24 hours, following a steep decline in the price of major cryptocurrencies, the crypto market added $12 billion to its valuation. Within a relatively short span, the valuation of the crypto market increased from $115 billion to $127 billion as Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and many other

Here's how criminals use Bitcoin to launder dirty money
Contrary to popular opinion, it's actually quite easy to link Bitcoin transactions together in order to identify you. This should be obvious, considering ...
Why Does Bitcoin Keep Falling? No One Really Knows.
There's no shortage of fintech news, and crypto news in particular practically bumps into you in the hallway. Every week, our finance & technology ...
Blockstack CEO: Crypto Winter is Here But the Next Wave Will be Massive

Since the introduction of blockchain in 2008, there have been more than 80,000 digital ledger technology projects launched around the world. In 2016, a total of 29 crypto projects raised over $6 billion via tokenized crowdfunding (ICO). The next year, 871 ICOs raised a whopping $6 billion, causing a wave of investment into the blockchain...

Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Begins Hunger Strike to Protest Western Extradition

Alexander Vinnik, the alleged administrator of defunct bitcoin exchange BTC-e, reportedly began a hunger strike on Monday following a series of developments in his case that has seen authorities in the US, France, and Russia jockey to extradite him into their custody. A report by Russian news agency TASS revealed that the head of Vinnik’s legal

600K Bitcoin Miners Shut Down in Last 2 Weeks, F2Pool Founder Estimates
Between 600,000 and 800,000 bitcoin miners have shut down since mid-November amid declines in price and hashrate across the network, F2pool's founder estimates.
Report: Contractors Threaten to Sue KodakOne over Outstanding Fees

KodakOne, a blockchain based rights management and protection platform for photographers, is owing contractors hired to develop its platform over $100K. According to a report on HardFork, KodakOne has been accused by a group of contractors of refusing to make payments of their contracting fees as at when due. In an email sent by UK

Bitcoin for Tax Payments? One US State Is Giving It a Try
Starting this week, Ohio businesses will be able to pay their taxes with Bitcoin. Ohio will become the first state to do so—others, including Arizona, ...
No, Lower Bitcoin Price Won't Start a Mining 'Death Spiral'
A giant mining initiative sponsored by the government of Paraguay should quell fears the current Bitcoin price lows hurt the profitability of the practice.
Bitcoin (BTC) Holds Above $3500 After Plunge, Hashrate Under Scrutiny
Although optimists recently claimed that the worst was over for Bitcoin (BTC), on Monday morning, the crypto market continued to range in a ...
'I need a selling season' — bitcoin falls below $4000
Bitcoin was down again on Monday morning after a rocky weekend that saw it slump on Sunday to its lowest level since September 2017.
Bitcoin fights back, but struggles to stay above $4000
Bitcoin and other notable cryptocurrencies rose in value on Monday after a brutal week for the nascent market. The world's best-known and ...
Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC/USD Still In Downtrend Until It Breaks This
Bitcoin price declined below the $4,020 and $3,860 supports against the US Dollar. BTC/USD is currently correcting, but it remains in a downtrend as ...
Bitcoin Bounces Off $3,500, Analysts Skeptical That Crypto Bottom Is In

On Saturday, after Bitcoin’s days of relative stability at $4,300, a fresh wave of selling pressure washed over crypto investors worldwide, sending Bitcoin well below its purported support levels at $4,000 and $3,800. The move, which came alongside an influx of trading volume, came seemingly unanswered at first. Bitcoin’s market cap shriveled to a mere $62 billion,...

Crypto and Blockchain Venture Capital Investments Skyrocket

With initial coin offerings (ICOs) facing increasing regulatory scrutiny, more and more funding for cryptocurrency and blockchain-related projects are pouring in from venture capitalists. According to a report by Outlier Ventures, VC investments have surged 316% from a total of $900 million in 2017 to over $3.85 billion in 2018. VC is the now the […]

Coincheck Has Now Reinstated All Cryptos After January Hack
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a major hack in January, has now reinstated services for all listed tokens on its platform.
Bitcoin Price Will Bottom at 85% Discount to All-Time High: Morgan Creek

Anthony Pompliano, who works in Morgan Creek’s Digital Assets division, told CNBC’s Squawk Box on Monday that he believes the Bitcoin price is essentially going to bottom out with an 85% reduction in value from its previous all-time high. Prefacing that his forecast is based on previous experience in the crypto markets, he said: “85%

Bitcoin's Deepening Crash Now Rivals Its Worst Bear Markets
The crash, which also ensnared rival coins like Ether and XRP, has now entered the same league as Bitcoin's 93 percent plunge in 2011 and its 84 ...
Bitcoin Cyber Monday: Deals, Shopping Tips, and Discounts

It’s Cyber Monday, and that means there are deals and discounts for cryptocurrency investors to take advantage of. After families everywhere gather for Thanksgiving and appreciate the things they have in life, the day immediately after, known as Black Friday, is a day for trampling others in retail stores in order to buy the things...

Bitcoin Sets New Low over Weekend, Continues Dropping on Monday
Over the weekend, Bitcoin continued its downwards tailspin due to weak buying volume, and many of the cryptocurrency market's losses have ...
Ohio first state to accept Bitcoin for business taxes
Ohio is becoming the first state to offer businesses the option of paying their taxes using Bitcoin, though it's unclear how many are ready to use ...
Central Bank has Final Say on Cryptocurrency Issuance: Malaysia’s Finance Minister

Malaysia has indicated that the country’s central bank has the last word regarding the introduction of new cryptocurrencies. According to the Minister of Finance, Lim Guan Eng, the country’s central bank Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), will have to be consulted regarding cryptocurrency projects as the final decision rests with the apex bank. “This is where

Battered Bitcoin Miners May Start Shutting Down
The Bitcoin network's hash rate, one way of gauging the computing power dedicated to mining the digital currency, dropped about 24 percent from an ...
Ohio becomes first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments
COLUMBUS - Ohio businesses now can pay their taxes with check, money order and ... bitcoin. On Monday, Ohio became the first state in the nation to ...
Norwegian Government Ends Electricity Subsidy Given to Bitcoin Miners
A new resolution made by the Norwegian government has seen an end to the power subsidy that Bitcoin miners were granted in the Scandinavian ...
Ripple (XRP) Gains 21% in Market-wide Recovery, Overtakes Ethereum as 2nd Biggest Crypto

The Ripple market segment witnessed a 21 percent recovery upon establishing a new November low at $0.329. The XRP/USD rate on Monday touched 0.399-fiat in a higher high formation on BitFinex. In the meantime, the coin’s market cap reached close to $15.61 billion, replacing Ethereum to become the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. Ripple’s chief marketing strategist

Coincheck Resumes XRP Trading, 10 months On From Infamous $530 Million Theft

Embattled crypto exchange Coincheck has announced the resumption of trading pairs for XRP and FCT tokens effective Monday, November 26. In a statement on its website signed by company President Toshihiko Katsuya, it was revealed that starting from Monday, deposits and sales of the two cryptocurrencies will be partially restored alongside a few ancillary services.

Ripple Is Making It Easier for Customers to Integrate XRP. So Far, They Aren’t
Ripple's new version of xCurrent offers easier integration with xRapid, the product that leverages XRP. But so far, customers aren't taking the plunge.
Bitmain Faces $5 Million Lawsuit Over Alleged Unauthorized Crypto Mining
Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is facing a class action lawsuit for over $5 million that alleges unauthorized crypto mining by the firm.
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Rebound Facing Hurdle Near $185
Bitcoin cash price tumbled and tested the $150 level against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is currently recovering, but it is facing a solid resistance near ...
Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments
Ohio this week began accepting bitcoin as a form of tax payment from businesses, making it the first U.S. state to do so. The Ohio Treasurer's office ...
Bitcoin is on track to do something it hasn't done in 4 years
Bitcoin is breaking all sorts of records at the moment, most of them unwanted, and in a few days it will equal a milestone not matched in four years.
Bitcoin Analysts See Signs of Capitulation as BTC Fails to Hold $4,000

The tumbling Bitcoin market is shaking out the weak hands, with BTC once again below $4,000. Currently trading at $3,729, Bitcoin is showing signs of “capitulation” as opposed to a lack of interest, according to industry insiders. The world’s largest cryptocurrency is reaching its lowest levels since September 2017 with fear, uncertainty and doubt causing […]

Buy Bitcoin Cash When the Dust Settles
Bitcoin cash was one of the marvels of the bitcoin bubble. It is a fork from bitcoin. A fork of a cryptocurrency takes place when someone, anyone ...
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Make or Break Level
Bitcoin has formed lower highs to trade below a descending trend line on its 1-hour chart. Price is currently testing this resistance and is deciding ...
Ohio is the first state to accept Bitcoin tax payments
Businesses can go to OhioCrypto.com to register to pay tax filings with Bitcoin, an online currency which is slowly gaining mainstream recognition.
XRP Nears Longest Stretch as World’s Second-Largest Cryptocurrency
XRP has remained the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization for the past 11-days, which is its longest stretch at #2 since 2016.
Bitcoin Crashes to 2018 Low, Could Falling Hash Rate and BCH Civil War Be to Blame?
As Bitcoin spirals to new 2018 lows and drags the enitre cryptocurrency market down with it, investors and analysts are becoming increasingly ...
Bitcoin prices slide below $4000, as cryptocurrency hype recedes
Only 12 months ago, the price of bitcoin was piercing the $10,000 mark, with some particularly bullish investors blithely predicting it would eventually ...
Bitcoin Price Continues to Bleed as Market Fails to Find a Bottom

The bitcoin price on Monday continued its crash course despite showing gains during the early Asian trading session. The digital currency attempted a go at its yearly low at ~$3,455 after reversing from its intraday peak at $4,115. That overall marked a circa 14 percent crash, setting standards for a further bearish action. The BTC/USD

UK Financial Regulator to Investigate Non-Complaint Crypto Businesses Further

The UK’s financial watchdog is stepping up its scrutiny of the cryptocurrency sector, even as prices continue to regain their position, over last week’s bloodbath, which saw the total market cap for cryptos shed almost 80 percent of its value. According to a Telegraph Money report published on the Telegraph UK, the number of businesses being

Capitulation is the wrong word for the bitcoin market
The word capitulation has been used a lot in the context of the bitcoin market in recent days -- understandably, as the price collapsed by more than a ...
Up 15%: Bitcoin’s Price Bounces Back After 14-Month Low
Bitcoin's 15-percent recovery from the 14-month low hit yesterday may have opened the doors for short-term price consolidation
Bitcoin Plunges Below $4000 -- Is It Technical Selling or Something Worse?
Bitcoin plunged once again over the weekend and is now trading for less than $4,000 for the first time since September 2017. Most other ...
Bitcoin Plunges Below $4000, Is $3000 Next?
On Sunday, bitcoin touched a low of $3,657.60 and was last trading at $4,116, up 4.74% on the day, according to Kitco's aggregated charts. “Bitcoin ...
Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round
Security token startup Securitize has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding backed by Coinbase Ventures and Ripple's Xpring, among others.
Bitcoin is down more than 80% from last year's high, nearing its worst-ever bear market
Bitcoin is only 10 years old, but the cryptocurrency has already seen its fair share of bear markets. The most recent one, which some are dubbing ...
SpankChain Has Paid Camgirls $70,000 Worth of Crypto in 6 Months
Since raising $6 million in a 2017 ICO, porn startup SpankChain has differentiated itself by actually delivering a crypto-powered platform with users.
Bitcoin, Ripple (XRP), And Ethereum Got Roasted Over Thanksgiving--Here's Why
Bitcoin fell sharply over the Thanksgiving weekend, dragging the wider cryptocurrency market down with it, including ripple (XRP) and ethereum's ...
New York woman pleads guilty to using bitcoin to launder money for terror group ISIS
A young New York woman pleaded guilty Monday to supporting the Islamic terror group ISIS with a scam involving bank fraud, bitcoin and other ...
Bitcoin Cash Price Rallies Toward $200 as CoinGeek Ends BCH ‘Hash War’

The bitcoin cash price on Monday made a charge back toward the $200 level, bolstered by the announcement that CoinGeek had formally called for an end to the “hash war” that had threatened to destabilize the BCH network following this month’s contentious hard fork. Bitcoin Cash Price Crosses $200 But Pares Gains After entering the

Ohio 'Plants a Flag' For Bitcoin Adoption, Accepting BTC for Taxes
State Treasurer Josh Mandel pioneered the idea in Ohio and starting this coming week the state's companies will be able to make Bitcoin tax ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Up $400 After Temporarily Sinking Below $3700
Thanks to Josh Mandel idea, 23 different businesses in the state of Ohio will begin paying their taxes in Bitcoin. This new “convenience and ...
Long, dark winter ahead for crypto, says bitcoin oracle Vinny Lingham
Vinny Lingham, Civic CEO, on whether bitcoin can actually make a comeback. With CNBC's Seema Mody and Melissa Lee, and the Fast Money ...
Are Institutional Investors Accumulating Bitcoin While Retailers Panic?
“Investors, with bitcoin trading under $4,000: Retail: 'should I sell and buy back lower? should I open a short? should I just give up? is it going to zero?
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Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price ...
In an apparent first, businesses in the U.S. state of Ohio will be able to pay their taxes in Bitcoin. This facility may possibly be extended to the individual ...
Bitcoin News Summary – November 26, 2018
Bakkt is expected to channel major institutional investment into Bitcoin. The exchange is pushing out their launch date to January 24th, 2019, in order ...
Ohio Becomes First US State to Allow Taxes to Be Paid in Bitcoin
Ohio has become the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin, starting with businesses.
Will Ohio’s Acceptance of Bitcoin for Tax Payments Increase Legitimacy of Crypto?

Businesses in the state of Ohio are now permitted to settle tax payments using Bitcoin (BTC). State Treasurer Josh Mandel, who initially proposed the integration of Bitcoin to the state to facilitate the growth of the local cryptocurrency industry, stated that he views the dominant cryptocurrency as a legitimate form of currency. “I do see [bitcoin]

Mainstream: Ohio Businesses Can Now Pay Taxes with Bitcoin
Ohio will become the first state in the US to officially accept tax payments in bitcoin, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Beginning this week ...

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