29 November 2018

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BitMart Announces Strategic Partnership with Tron

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Bitcoin and Your 401k: Two Different Pathways
However, few company-sponsored 401k plans permit purchases of Bitcoin or other non-traditional investments. Here's a simple way for you and other ...
Watch out. North Korean hackers are coming for your bitcoin
The targeting of individuals holding virtual currencies such as bitcoin marks a departure from its previous methods, which have targeted exchanges ...
Ohio 'rolls out the red carpet' for blockchain businesses by accepting bitcoin this tax season
That memo was a key driver of the state's decision to accept bitcoin for taxes, Ohio's state treasurer Josh Mandel told CNBC this week. As of Monday ...
Expert Opinion: Bitcoins Popularity Increases as Volatility Returns while Cryptos Look Pretty Much ...
Bitcoin was in a stable range before hell broke out and prices started collapsing before it touches the year lows. Not a lot of people invested in cryptos ...
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Approaching Next Break
Bitcoin cash price is struggling to clear the $200 hurdle against the US Dollar. BCH/USD is approaching the next break either above $198-200 or ...
Bitcoin [BTC] is revolutionary, but ICOs are a “way to get around the regulatory space”, says Tone ...
Tone Vays, a Bitcoin [BTC] maximalist and influencer, recently appeared at Blockshow Asia on a panel to speak about the ICO market. Over the course ...
Crypto Will Survive Bear Market But Won’t Replace Money: Allianz Chief Economist

Crypto will survive the current market sell-off because it’s here to stay. However, cryptocurrencies won’t replace fiat money anytime soon. That’s the assessment of Allianz chief economist Mohamed El-Erian. “Cryptocurrencies will exist. They will become more and more widespread, but they will be part of an ecosystem,” El-Erian said at the Consensus: Invest conference in New York. “They

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: More Buyers Waiting For This Retest
Bitcoin broke out of its descending channel on the 1-hour time frame to signal that a reversal is due. Price also moved past its double bottom to confirm ...
Nasdaq Collaborates with VanEck to Release Bitcoin Futures Contract in 2019
Rumors of a NASDAQ Bitcoin futures contract has been making the rounds for a while, with a recent Bloomberg report, citing “two people familiar with ...
Analysis: Bitcoin Costs $1.4 Billion to 51% Attack, Consumes as Much Electricity as Morocco
To successfully conduct a 51 percent attack on the Bitcoin network would cost an incredible $1.4 billion. This massive network supports over 5 million ...
Report: Banks Are More Vulnerable to Terrorist Financing Than Crypto

A risk assessment report released by the Financial Information Unit (FIU) found banks more vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing risks than cryptocurrencies, Business Korea reported. The division of South Korea’s Financial Services Commission researched its domestic financial sector, which includes banks, securities companies, insurers, mutual financing companies, credit card services, and even crypto exchanges. After...

Bitcoin Price Could Bottom as Early as December [But Definitely by February]: Analyst
According to David Puell, a Bitcoin and market analyst, the dominant cryptocurrency could either reach its bottom by the end of December or within the ...
Blockchain Oil Trading Platform Backed by Shell and BP Is Now Live
A blockchain platform built by a group of major firms to bring new efficiencies to energy commodities trading has gone live.
Canada: Fintech Startup Launches Bitcoin Payment Feature
Canada-based mobile payments company Glance Technologies Inc. has added support for Bitcoin (BTC) as a payment method, according a press ...
Bitcoin recovers to well above the $4000 level today
Bitcoin(BTC) fought its way back well over the $4,000 level as it recovers from recent lows below that. Today the price is moving up but the path of ...
Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup
Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.
Bitcoin Climbs in Late Afternoon Trading
Bitcoin (BTC) prices rose as much as 15% to $4,341 late Wednesday, leading a rebound in beaten-down cryptocurrenies which have been trading ...
Bitcoin SV's Craig Wright: “I am going to use Bitcoin ABC to fertilize my garden”
The Bitcoin Cash hard fork saga has not yet stopped with multiple players involved in the chain split giving their opinions on the November 15 event.
US Judge Denies SEC Push for Injunction Against Crypto Startup
A US District Judge ruled that the SEC has not yet provided sufficient evidence that Blockvest broke securities laws.
Galaxy Digital Loses $76 Million in Q3, Novogratz Remains Bullish

The Mike Novogratz-led Galaxy Digital Holdings LP suffered $76 million in third-quarter losses, taking the company’s losses in 2018 so far to a grand total of $175 million. Galaxy Digital Q3 Losses Total $76 Million As Bear Market Continues Cryptocurrency merchant bank, Galaxy Digital, has released its quarterly earnings report, and the results from the...

Novogratz's Galaxy Digital Loses Millions After Bitcoin, Ether, XRP Bets
While Mike Novogratz, is unarguably one of this industry's foremost players, not even he, a former institutional banker turned Bitcoin diehard, has been ...
Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.
FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO Over $4 Million Crypto Fraud
The FBI has arrested the CEO of cryptocurrency platform AriseBank after he was indicted over an alleged multi-million dollar scam.
Crypto Investor: Bitcoin Has Yet To Bottom, But $4200 Is a Steal
As Bitcoin breached $4,200, a supposed level of resistance, naive investors clamored to figure out if the worst is truly behind the cryptocurrency ...
SIRIN LABS Releases $999 Blockchain Phone: ‘FINNEY’

The FINNEY phone came out today at a launch event in Barcelona. The $999 phone is the first of its kind, integrating blockchain technology at its core in order that its users may can securely use blockchain products. The product aims to address issues that cryptonaughts face in mobile computing, particularly those related to securely

Blockchain Based Invoice Financing Platform Hiveterminal Online, Set to Disrupt Current Industry

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. As a financial instrument, invoice financing is a valuable tool that organizations frequently and actively use for liquidity. In the current setup, only institutional investors such as large

Trending: Google Searches for Bitcoin Surges to 8-Month High
The interest toward Bitcoin by the mainstream has started to increase once again. According to Google Trends, the popularity of the keyword “Bitcoin” ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD add $350 but Could Rally To $6,000 by Dec 2018

After a stretcher, coin hodlers are finding reprieve. BTC/USD is up $350 in the last day but could edge higher now that Wall Street companies are forming a self regulatory group—ADAM with the aim of “cleaning” the crypto image. At the same time, NASDAQ plan to launch its first Bitcoin Futures by Q1 2019 should...

Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Reports $76 Million Q3 Loss
Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank, Galaxy Digital Holdings, has reported losses for the first nine months of 2018.
$19 Billion Gained in 24 Hours: Crypto Market Makes a Recovery

Within the past 24 hours, the crypto market has added $19 billion to its valuation as the price of Bitcoin (BTC) surged to $4,300. After dropping to the low $3,000 region, Bitcoin engaged in an unexpected price rally, rising by more than 15 percent on a single day. The newly established momentum of Bitcoin allowed

Mark Yusko: US Stock Market Bloodbath Likely, Bitcoin a Good Long-Term Bet
Over the long-term, Mark Yusko believes emerging markets and Bitcoin are viable long-term bets for investors. On CNBC's Fast Money, Morgan Creek ...
Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal Activity
Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering.
Bitcoin Crypto Basket ETP Sees Over $400000 in Trading in First Week
The Bitcoin ETP launched by Amun on Swiss exchange SIX last week has completed its first week of trading, and figures indicate that the product has ...
AMZN! $4K Bitcoin Still Historically Outperforming Amazon Stock
Bitcoin price held above $4000 November 29 as talk turns to the cryptocurrency's continuing appeal over major stocks such as Amazon in recent years ...
SEC Fines Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled for ICO Promotions
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled settled charges with the SEC, which said they promoted ICOs without disclosing payments from token issuers.
Will Bitcoin Bounce or Continue to Bomb?
Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin is worlds away from its $19,873 high reached ... Jeff Sprecher was optimistic that despite its latest correction, Bitcoin [...].
Bitcoin [BTC] could be worth over $10 million in 20 years, says Tom Lee
Thomas Lee aka Tom Lee, the managing partner of Fundstrat spoke in the Blockshow Asia 2018 on November 28, where he correlated Bitcoin [BTC] ...
Bitcoin Price Analysis: Wait and See Where Recent Signs of Strength Lead
This week realized a big gain as bitcoin enjoyed a 25% rally from its local bottom before topping out around $4,400. Support currently appears to be ...
Deja Vu: What Are the Catalysts Behind Bitcoin's Latest Crash?
One answer is simply that bitcoin was once worth $20,000. The gravity of this number has as much pull to the downside as it does optimism for the ...
Fidelity Looking to Expand Digital Asset Trading Beyond Bitcoin and Ether
Jessop explained that Fidelity is taking a customer-driven approach for now and that its 13,000-plus institutional clients are interested in bitcoin and ...
Bitcoin Is 'Here To Stay' Says Wall Street Boss Amid Crypto Rout
Bitcoin has been struggling recently, losing 40% of its value in just two weeks, as a civil war in rival cryptocurrency bitcoin cash and fears ...
Ohio Is ‘Planting A Flag’ And ‘Embracing Cryptocurrency’: State Treasurer

Asked on Bloomberg News Thursday morning “just how big a deal” it is that Ohio now accepts cryptocurrencies for tax payments, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel responded in kind saying that Ohio is “proud to do its small part” by being the first in the nation to do so. Speaking from a true position of

Bitcoin Sees Biggest Single-Day Price Gain Since April
Bitcoin is teasing a short-term bullish reversal, having just recorded its biggest single-day gain in seven months.
Bitcoin adds to gains as it eyes 3rd consecutive winning session
The bitcoin recovery extended into Thursday with the world's largest digital currency moving higher and on track for a third consecutive winning ...
Iranian Bitcoin Users Are Already Being Affected By New US Sanctions
On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that two bitcoin addresses tied to Iran residents ...
Bitcoin Ransomware: The US Indicts Iranians Over $6 Million Cryptocurrency Cyber-crimes
The U.S. Justice Department recently announced the indictment of two Iranians involved in a high-profile Bitcoin ransomware attack.
Asian Chief of FX Trading Firm Predicts Bitcoin Price Fall to $2500
The Asia-Pacific Head of Trading at foreign exchange brokerage Oanda has predicted that bitcoin price will fall as low as $2,500, claiming the ...
Bitcoin is Criminal Money Says the Media While Deutsche Bank Gets Raided for Laundering
The way the mainstream media talks about Bitcoin in relation to financial crimes, anyone would think money laundering is a completely new ...
US Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses
According to a U.S Treasury press release today they helped exchange Bitcoin ransom payments, obtained by “Iranian malicious cyber actors” ...
Coinbase Adds Privacy-Centric Crypto Zcash to Pro Trading Exchange
The announcement briefly caused the price of ZEC to spike.
Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Bulls Aim at $300, BCH SV to Follow Suit
The war is over and we all know Bitcoin Cash lost. After 14 days of hard knocks, Bitcoin Cash ABC—the main version proposed by Bitcoincash.org, ...
Nasdaq to Launch 'Bitcoin Futures 2.0' in Early 2019
Nasdaq — the world's second-largest stock exchange — plans to roll out bitcoin futures in the first quarter of 2019 through a partnership with ...
BCH/USD Price Analysis: Bitcoin Cash ABC, Bitmain Count Losses while Bitcoin SV Gain $1.7 billion
Bitcoin Cash and ABC did compete to be the longest chain with different level of support from the community. Now with the split and the slash of BCH ...
US Blacklists Bitcoin Addresses of Iranians Behind SamSam Ransomware
Their primary involvement seems to have been the exchanging of Bitcoin for Iranian fiat, called the Rial (currently worth about $0.000024).
Financial Powerhouse Fidelity Reboots VC Crypto Fund

Fidelity’s little-known crypto venture fund is back in action. Using capital from the company’s balance sheet, Fidelity launched its fund in the fall of 2017, investing in cryptocurrencies and crypto-related companies. The project went on hiatus after two key members, former Fidelity VP Matt Walsh and former research analyst Nic Carter, left the company to start […]

Bitcoin has lost most of its value this year
One analyst at a Danish investment bank predicted bitcoin could be worth ... But as The Economist went to press, bitcoin's price was $4,223, and ...
Crypto Cooldown Forces Steemit to Lay off 70% of Employees

Steemit, a decentralized sharing system and distributed app designed to rewards content creators with crypto, will be laying off a massive chunk of its staff. The company announced that it is cutting off 70% of its workforce, citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our automated selling of STEEM diminishing, and

ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup
ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup working to make ethereum transactions private.
Bitcoin (BTC) Surges Above $4000, Analyst Cries “Dead Cat Bounce”
After a near non-stop bout of selling pressure, on Tuesday, after a seeming shift in the crypto-related news cycle, Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren ...
If history repeats itself, this chart will awaken bitcoin bulls
The 2018 bitcoin selloff that culminated in the mid-November crash is drawing parallels to that of previous years, which has one chart watcher ...
UAE Launches Blockchain Initiative to Process 50% of Govt. Transactions by 2021

The government of the United Arab Emirates has unveiled two national initiatives focusing on strengthening the position of the country globally in emerging technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence. One of the programs that were launched during the second UAE Government Annual Meetings which took place in the capital Abu Dhabi was the AI

US to foreign cybercriminals: We're watching your Bitcoin transactions
The Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) made waves yesterday with the announcement that it has added two Bitcoin ...
TKO: Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled Knocked out by SEC Probe into ICO Promos

Pro boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khaled agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission a combined $767,500 to settle charges of illegally promoting ICOs. These are first cases the SEC has brought violations involving ICO promotion. The SEC noted that using celebrity endorsers was a crucial part of the ICO issuers’ promotional

Bitcoin price latest: Why is bitcoin FALLING? BTC 'has NO value' claims expert
Bitcoin's woes has led some to question the future of cryptocurrencies. The bitcoin price has fallen 80 percent in 2018, with this month's fire sale ...
Bitcoin Price Watch: Price Reversal Sees Bitcoin Back at $4300
At press time, the father of cryptocurrency has spiked to roughly $4,300. This is a $700 rise from last week's bloodbath that saw bitcoin trading for ...
Introducing Chronoswiss: Swiss-made Watches Immortalised on the Blockchain

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. Tech Bureau Europe, one of Japan’s foremost Crypto-Fintech labs, has announced the unveiling of an exclusive online store for crypto-influenced watches in collaboration with Chronoswiss. This first-of-its-kind collaboration

Bitcoin [BTC] could bottom at $2000, but will bounce back strong, says former Goldman Sachs official
Michael Bucella, the former vice-president of Multi-Asset Sales at Goldman Sachs, and a partner at BlockTower Capital, discussed the Bitcoin rally to ...
Bitcoin Tax Payments Allowed in Ohio
But look for the state to expand the program to personal tax payments in the future. Cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin could be added to the payment ...
Bitcoin's Highest Ever Recovery in about 3-Months with a Surge in Price & Volume
Since yesterday, Bitcoin has been registering a surge in price as it jumps over 8 percent trading at $4,350. Meanwhile, the trading volume goes above ...
SEC Charges DJ Khaled for Illegally Promoting Bitcoin
DJ Khaled (real name Khaled Khaled) and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
Crypto Surges $23 Billion amid US Stock Market Recovery: Direct Correlation?

On November 28, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged by 617 points, recording its biggest rally since March. Following the unexpected rebound of the U.S. stock market, the crypto market increased in valuation, by more than $23 billion. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced on Wednesday that interest rates have declined to a neutral level,

Bitcoin Mining Giant Holds Flash Sale to Celebrate Price 'Bottom'
Bitcoin mining firm Canaan Creative has revealed it is temporarily cutting prices across all of its crypto mining devices. As part of its “flash sale” starting ...
Sirin Labs’ $999 Blockchain Phone Will Start Shipping in December
The Finney phone should begin shipping next month. It aims to stand out from the rest with a built-in cold storage wallet.
‘Unequivocal Yes’: NYSE Chair Says Bitcoin and Crypto Are Here To Stay

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are here to stay despite the current bear market, says Jeff Sprecher, chairman of the New York Stock Exchange and CEO of its parent company, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). When asked about the plunging crypto market values, Sprecher said as an exchange operator, it’s not his place to opine about prices. However, he’s confident

Breaking: SEC Charges Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled with Illegally Promoting ICOs

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and recording artist DJ Khaled with illegally promoting initial coin offerings (ICOs). The two celebrities, as CCN reported, had been among the most prolific ICO promoters, pumping crypto tokens on social media while sometimes failing to disclose that the posts — which

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