Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches Testing Environment in Partnership With Whiteblock

21:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance has announced the launch of a global TestNet for all network participants. According to the press release made on January 15, the EEA’s official TestNet provider is Whiteblock, the world’s first blockchain testing and development company. EEA’s TestNet is Ready The…

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Craig Wright’s Defamation Case Against Hodlnaut Reportedly Dismissed By UK’s High Court

15:01 | 2020-Jan-16

Craig Wright, who claims to be the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, has reportedly seen his defamation case against Hodlnaut dismissed by UK’s High Court. The reason for the court’s decision is that it doesn’t have the jurisdiction to rule. Craig Wright’s Case Against Hodlnaut Dismissed Craig…

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Hitting 3.5 Billion Total Value of Bitcoin Future Contracts, Will Bitcoin Price Set Continued Upward Trend?

13:48 | 2020-Jan-16

The total outstanding value of Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts closed 3.5 billion. Despite not being the price indicator alone, many…

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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Explains Why XRP Cannot Be a...

13:19 | 2020-Jan-16

As the XRP community is waiting for an official ruling, Ripple CEO has given reasons why it's impossible for XRP to be viewed as a security.

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Faketoshi Craig Write Claims Access To Bitcoin Keys Worth $8 Billion

12:53 | 2020-Jan-16

Craig Wright, a computer scientist who has the unique pleasure of claiming to be none other than the great Satoshi Nakamoto, had his lawyers explain [...]

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NBA team introduces Ethereum-based auction platform for $5.4 billion sports memorabilia industry

12:55 | 2020-Jan-16

The Sacramento Kings, an NBA basketball team, has partnered with ConsenSys, the leading Ethereum (ETH) development studio, to introduce a new auction platform that handles live bidding on in-game sports gear using a supply chain product called Treum. All auctioned items will be authenticated using…

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XRP Security Related Lawsuit Is Making Waves against Ripple in...

11:25 | 2020-Jan-16

The judge preferred to hold on the Ripple case and think more about the decision. Besides, whether XRP is a security is still unclear.

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It’s decision time for Bitcoin as it hovers near a critical trendline; levels to watch

10:00 | 2020-Jan-16

It’s no secret that 2020 has been a great year for Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets, as the first two weeks of the New Year have allowed BTC to surge from lows of $6,800 to highs of $8,900, while many major altcoins have begun starting parabolic rallies. This bullishness has slowed today, as…

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UN Warns Public Not To Attend North Korea Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference 2020

16:47 | 2020-Jan-16

The post UN Warns Public Not To Attend North Korea Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference 2020 written by Richard Kastelein appeared first on Blockchain News - Blockchain News and Opinion - Tokenomics, Cryptoeconomics People should not attend a North Korean Blockchain and Cryptocurrency event to…

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Despite Bitcoin’s plunge by 3percent, analysts still optimistic

07:13 | 2020-Jan-16

Recently, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) just crashed by 3% from $8,910 to a local low of $8,585. This Bitcoin’s  plunge represents the lowest the crypto has traded in the last 18 hours. Bitcoin’s plunge, does not come as a surprise, considering the volatility the cryptocurrency markets have seen over…

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Ripple’s XRP Still at Risk of Securities Classification

06:47 | 2020-Jan-16

Even if the court rules in favor of Ripple’s motion to dismiss, XRP’s fate as a “currency” remains uncertain. Motion to Dismiss Ripple, the company behind the third-largest digital asset on the crypto market XRP, is battling an open-ended class-action lawsuit. The case dates back to early 2018 when…

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36% of U.S SMEs Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

23:00 | 2020-Jan-16

About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re. Newer Companies Are More Crypto-Friendly HSB’s…

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Hodlonaut’s case with Craig Wright gets dismissed, new battle to take place in Norway

14:42 | 2020-Jan-16

Hodlonaut has claimed a small, but significant victory against Craig Wright, as his libel case against the anonymous Twitter analyst has been dismissed by the High Court of Justice in the U.K. According to Hodlonaut, the legal battle will continue in Norway, as the court ruled the country had…

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Currency 'Cold War' Takes Center Stage at Pre-Davos Crypto Confab - CoinDesk

22:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Cryptocurrencies could be at the heart of a new Cold War, at least according to some investors at the Crypto Finance Conference in St. Moritz.

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Gemini’s $200M Crypto Insurance Indicates Rapidly Rising Instiutional Demand

20:00 | 2020-Jan-16

The Gemini crypto asset exchange has just announced an increase to its custody platform’s insurance coverage. At $200 million, the Winklevoss-led trading venue now boasts the largest cold storage insurance limit of any crypto custodian on the planet. The decision to increase its coverage shows…

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Safe Haven Status Of Bitcoin Questioned

12:30 | 2020-Jan-16

Worries have been shown from the House Financial Services Committee in regards to the utilisation of cryptocurrencies. In a hearing that went down yesterday, the FSC Subcommittee on National Security looked into how United States financial companies are going to fight acts of hate. Worries have been…

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EOS Shows Signs of a Reversal After the Recent 90% Rally

11:04 | 2020-Jan-16

EOS appears to have reached an exhaustion point after a significant bullish impulse that saw its price rise by nearly 90%. Now, this cryptocurrency could be bound for a steep correction before continuing upwards.  EOS Technical Analysis The TD sequential indicator recently presented a sell signal in…

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Binance U.S. Aims to Lower the Bar for Those Looking to Enter the Digital Era

18:30 | 2020-Jan-16

When Binance U.S. was first revealed, one of the most important factors which stood out was that it would be regulatory compliant. Where the exchange has complied with the rules and has a firm standing within the nation, it needs to establish its presence in all the states. At press…

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Coinbase-Backed Crypto Ratings Council Adds eToro, OKCoin

18:01 | 2020-Jan-16

Coinbase-backed Crypto Ratings Council expands its network with three new members and five digital assets. The Coinbase-backed Crypto Ratings Council (CRC), a group of major United States’ cryptocurrency firms seeking regulatory clarity, has welcomed new members. Established in late 2019, the CRC…

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Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminal entities to crypto exchanges

10:35 | 2020-Jan-16

While exchanges have always been a popular off-ramp for illicit cryptocurrency, they’ve taken in a steadily growing share since the beginning of 2019. Last year, the U.N. shared a similar view suggesting cryptocurrencies have become a popular choice by criminal organizations and sanction countries…

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Trending Bitcoin News and Market Sentiment: Malaysia Ties IEO to Exchanges, Carbon Neutral BitFury in Kazakhstan

17:40 | 2020-Jan-16

Some pullback is keeping Bitcoin a bit lower but healthy at above USD 8,650 Malaysia insists that IEO offerings must take place on licensed exchanges Bitfury to make mining operations in Kazakhstan carbon neutral with UNDP collaboration   Bitcoin markets are still yet to find firm footing, although…

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Anticipated Bounce on XRP as It Reaches Main Support Area for...

17:30 | 2020-Jan-16

After having lost over 4%, the XRP price has now moved toward the primary support levels at $0.2212 and $0.2200.

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Bitwise Withdraws Bitcoin ETF Proposal

09:45 | 2020-Jan-16

Popular crypto asset manager firm Bitwise has announced the withdrawal of its Bitcoin ETF proposal submitted to the SEC. This withdrawal comes after a series of rejections, postpones, reapplications and reviewals of the proposal. In a new note to the SEC, Bitwise informed it about the decision to…

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123,447 Bitcoin Moved To Unknown Wallet, Is that You Craig?

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

At the end of last year, it was revealed that the Ethereum Foundation sold almost a $100 million worth of Ethereum. Such a thought process was made by the co-founder nearly two years after the cryptocurrency was able to hit an all-time high.  Some compared it to the incident that happened over at…

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Israel Securities Authority to Promote Security Token Offerings

15:57 | 2020-Jan-16

The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) has formed a committee to research and promote digital markets throughout Israel. The committee determined that the use of DLT has the potential for “advancement in the Israeli capital market”. As a result, the ISA plans to actively facilitate security token…

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New Rally Inbound? Key Ethereum Price Indicator Flashes Bullish For The First Time In A Year

15:46 | 2020-Jan-16

There are some who would claim that the boom in the crypto market is over. That after Tuesday’s stellar rally, cryptocurrencies are in for a deep correction. However, after getting rejected at the $165 level yesterday, a key ETH price indicator has just turned bullish for the first time in a year.…

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Bitcoin Could Soon Tumble Lower as Its Funding Rate Begins Flipping Positive

23:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin has begun showing some signs of topping out as the crypto inches lower from its previous consolidation region around $8,800. BTC’s move towards $8,600 has led some analysts to believe that its recent highs of $8,900 will mark a mid-term top. One valuable indicator that often offers…

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Anchorage Acquires Merkle Data, Launches Institutional-Grade Bitcoin Trading Platform 

23:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Anchorage, a digital assets custodial service provider for institutional investors, has announced the acquisition of Merkle Data, and the launch of Anchorage Trading, a crypto brokerage platform that will allow its clients to buy and sell bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins straight from Anchorage’s vaults…

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CabbageTech CEO Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison After Pleading Guilty in Fraud Case - CoinDesk

22:41 | 2020-Jan-16

Patrick McDonnell was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison and ordered to pay victims $225,000 after pleading guilty to charges he defrauded investors in his crypto trading platform, CabbageTech.

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Visa Throws Down The Gauntlet To Stellar Lumens (XLM) and Ripple (XRP)

14:30 | 2020-Jan-16

A new partnership has just been revealed between the Litecoin Foundation and BlockFi to help push the awareness of BlockFi’s range of products. The new collaboration somewhat came out of the blue with the foundation citing that the two would be producing more and more options and liquidity…

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CoinGecko Releases 2019 Year-End Cryptocurrency Report

05:21 | 2020-Jan-16

15 January 2019 – CoinGecko, a world-leading cryptocurrency data aggregator, has just released its 2019 Year-End Cryptocurrency report. The 50-page report provides an overview of the…

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CNBC Bullish on Bitcoin Again, Local Top May Already Be in

22:10 | 2020-Jan-16

CNBC has switched bullish on Bitcoin again. If history can be used as a guide, it might mean that the local top is already in. Throughout 2018, it became apparent to many analysts that counter-trading CNBC’s cryptocurrency calls was a viable strategy. The media outlet has now, once again, turned…

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New Partnership Between Litecoin & BlockFi to Benefit Both Parties 

22:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Ethereum (ETH) has faced stern rejection at the 200-day exponential moving average and is now on the verge of beginning another downtrend. As we can see on the daily chart, this downtrend is likely to pull the price down to the $100 mark. Before that happens, the $133.83 level will serve as a strong…

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Visa Throws Down The Gauntlet To Stellar Lumens (XLM) and Ripple (XRP)

14:00 | 2020-Jan-16

You will likely have seen your fair share of Bitcoin scam ads. These come in many shapes and forms but some of the ‘effective’ ones are the ones that use celebrities or well known financial experts like Martin Lewis. If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram over the course of the last few…

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VC Giant Grayscale Investments Reports Record-Breaking Year

21:18 | 2020-Jan-16

Venture capital firm Grayscale Investments banked a stellar 2019 to surpass the $1 billion mark in total investments. Venture capital firm Grayscale Investments banked a stellar 2019 to surpass the $1 billion mark in total investments.  By the numbers In a comprehensive eighteen-page report , the…

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Binance Futures Adding Chainlink Could Spark Major LINK Volatility

21:00 | 2020-Jan-16

The margin trading wing of popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that they will soon be offering traders access to up to 75x leverage on popular cryptocurrency Chainlink (LINK). The addition of LINK to the platform comes on the heels of the addition of Ethereum Classic (ETC), and…

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Bitcoin SVs Craig Wright has another lawsuit thrown out

13:15 | 2020-Jan-16

Wright's lawsuit against a pseudonymous cat in a spacesuit has been dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.

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Direct Democracy Party to Solve Issues With Crypto Rights in Russia

20:40 | 2020-Jan-16

A new political force is being born in Russia out of the country’s tech business circles. The idea has been conceived by representatives of the country’s growing digital economy sector who want to embark on finding solutions to numerous issues that concern the crypto space. Also read: Eastern Europe…

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Crypto Rating Council adds eToro and two other members

20:30 | 2020-Jan-16

Crypto Rating Council, an organization led by Coinbase and seven other platforms, announced the inclusion of three new members and the publication of five new asset scores, namely, crypto exchange OKC

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BTC mining rewards cross 80% of total $18M mining paycheck

19:39 | 2020-Jan-16

BTC mining rewards are reaching new highs. Rewards of Bitcoin miners represent a substantial chunk of emoluments in the blockchain proof-of-work arena. Last year Bitcoin miners were rewarded with fifteen million dollars ($15M) under incentives program for mining blocks and network security. BTC…

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Here's Why Libra Still Has A Future

12:00 | 2020-Jan-16

The Mimblewimble integration on Litecoin is one of the most highly anticipated events the LTC community is excited for at the minute. Following the Grin Developer, David Burkett joining the project, the community is very open in their support for the move to implement Mimblewimble.  The Mimblewimble…

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Are Ethereum influencers tweeting for dollars?

19:34 | 2020-Jan-16

It’s troll versus troll on Crypto Twitter. This week, Ben’s Bugger Bin digs in!

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MARKETS DAILY: Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 16, 2020 - CoinDesk

19:19 | 2020-Jan-16

With bitcoin up more than 20% so far this year, the rally is taking a breather. CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with an expanded news round-up that'll condense about an hour of reading into less than 8 minutes of stories and highlights.

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Here’s Why Bitcoin Price is Expected to Triple By End Of 2020

19:12 | 2020-Jan-16

By most predictions, 2020 will likely be a great year for cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. According to a report published by financial coverage platform finder.com, there’s a good chance that Bitcoin will nearly double before the year is over. The Finder’s Cryptocurrency report pronounces that…

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Bitcoin could rise to $9100 next week after brief dip to $8400

19:00 | 2020-Jan-16

After spending most of its time between $6800 and $7400 since late-November, Bitcoin finally took off on January 3, rising by 30% over the past two weeks. At the time of writing, BTC was valued at aro

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How To Earn Bitcoin: The Definitive Passive BTC and Crypto Income Guide

19:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Have you ever wondered how you can earn bitcoin passively in the modern crypto age? Well look no further, here is the perfect guide to help you get started. Bitcoin has generated massive returns since it began publicly trading in 2010. BTC has had it’s bearish periods but the overall trend has…

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Blind Bitcoin Bias Gives Crypto Technical Analysis a Bad Rap

19:00 | 2020-Jan-16

If you’ve spent any time browsing crypto Twitter, or any of the Bitcoin or crypto-focused communities on Reddit, there’s no doubt you’ve come across investors challenging traders sharing charts filled with trendlines, saying that “technical analysis doesn’t work.” While technical analysis does not…

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Ripple Plays 'USD 500bn XRP Market' Card in Court

11:32 | 2020-Jan-16

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple. On January 15, Chief District Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the Northern District of California heard Ripple Lab’s case for dismissing a class action and now the company's fate, as well as that of the "half a trillion XRP market", is in her hands. The judge now needs…

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Malaysia Provides Regulatory Framework for IEOs, Bans ICOs

19:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Malaysia’s Securities Commission (SC) recently published a regulatory framework for Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs). The new guideline declared Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) illegal, making IEOs the only recognized means of conducting digital token sales.  Malaysia’s Securities Commission Regulate…

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Bitcoin is Holding Above a Key Support Level as Bulls Guard from Further Losses

18:48 | 2020-Jan-16

After an extended period of trading sideways around $8,800, Bitcoins bears have been able to push the cryptocurrency lower and put it at risk of breaking below multiple key support regions that have been bolstering...

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Report Shows Ripple Has Been Lobbying President Trump’s Staff

18:35 | 2020-Jan-16

According to data provided by the Senate Office of Public Records and released by the Center for Responsive Politics, Ripple lobbied the Executive Office of President Trump. Documents […]

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Bitcoin's funding rate shoots up on Bitmex, FTX and other exchanges

18:33 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin's stagnated price showed signs of recovery in the new year carrying most of the market along with it. An 18% surge has been registered by the digital asset in the past 15 days, and the market

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Telegram’s Legal Battle With the SEC Heats Up Over TON Bank Records

18:33 | 2020-Jan-16

The SEC lands the latest blow against Telegram, forcing it to disclose its bank records, while Durov promises to comply. Telegram’s battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission became one of the most closely followed legal dramas of the crypto space in 2019. This was not only…

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Vote Down Crypto Tax Bill - CoinDesk

18:25 | 2020-Jan-16

New Hampshire legislators have scrapped a bill that would have allowed state agencies to accept cryptocurrencies for tax payments.

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Bitcoin (BTC) May Soar to $13,800, Two Reasons Why

18:16 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin (BTC) could gallop higher to $13,800, or 2019 highs, if price action is anything to go by. Following a successful week, BTC is now [...]

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Bitwise Gives Up on Its Bitcoin ETF, Withdraws SEC Proposal

16:16 | 2020-Jan-15

Bitwise Asset Management has withdrawn its bid to launch a Bitcoin ETF product. The firm recently submitted a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission [...]

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The Kindest Cut: Why the 2020 Bitcoin Halvening Is the Most Important Yet

17:49 | 2020-Jan-16

In May of 2020, bitcoin will see its next halving: the reduction of the reward for successfully mining a block. The Nakamoto white paper specifies that every 210,000 blocks, the reward for successfully mining a block is cut by half. But while these occur roughly every four years (with the estimated…

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Turkeys control of Wikipedia shows the web is truly broken

17:43 | 2020-Jan-16

Turkey's citizens can now access Wikipedia, but they still don't have control over their own Internet.

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Research: Binance and Huobi Received Over 52% of Total $2.8B Illicit BTC in 2019

17:44 | 2020-Jan-16

Binance and Huobi received over 52% of total $2.8 billion in illicit Bitcoin transfers in 2019, according to a new Chainalysis report. Binance and Huobi have together received over 52% of total $2.8 billion illicit Bitcoin ( BTC ) transfers in 2019, according to a new report. Chainalysis’…

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4 Bitcoin Mixers for the Privacy Conscious

17:33 | 2020-Jan-16

In an era of unprecedented global surveillance, it is unreasonable to expect the blockchain world to be any different. It is perfectly reasonable, though, to resist this surveillance through countermeasures that thwart the would-be surveillers. Digital privacy is a right that everyone is entitled…

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John Kim Says Bitcoin Community Will Utilise Mimblewimble on Litecoin

17:30 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin keeps on surging higher with no signs of a slowdown. We can see that it is currently holding strong above $8.6k and even if it declines near term, we could still see it rally higher to test the previous yearly high again or rise even higher to test the $9k level. However, we can also see…

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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Pushes Higher, But Retraces to a Sideways Move

17:09 | 2020-Jan-16

Key Highlights Ethereum (ETH) is fluctuating above the $160 support level The pair is likely to retest the $173 resistance level Ethereum (ETH) Current Statistics The current price: $161 Market Capitalization: $17,683,202,760 Trading Volume: $14,288,071,657 Major Resistance Zones: $175, $200, $225…

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Tron [TRX] Addresses are the 3rd Most Active after Bitcoin and Ethereum

09:36 | 2020-Jan-16

Tron, the smart contracting platform that competes with Ethereum and EOS and ranked highly by the China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), has [...]

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Bitcoin and Altcoins Could Correct In Short Term

09:31 | 2020-Jan-16

Recently, bitcoin price made another attempt to clear the USD 8,850 resistance area. However, BTC/USD failed to continue higher and started a short term downside correction. On the downside, the USD 8,550 support area might play a major role in the coming sessions. On other hand, there were…

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Over 359 Companies Are Building The Future On Ethereum

17:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Negative sentiment surrounding the crypto market has done significant damage to Ethereum’s reputation. It’s become a common thread across the crypto community to question Ethereum’s use case, and ask the question “who exactly is building on Ethereum, anyway?” The most frequent response is to point…

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Reddit User Gets Through a SIM Swapping Attack Without Extensive Losses

17:00 | 2020-Jan-16

It appears that the number of SIM swapping attacks continues to rise. This trend is particularly evident in the cryptocurrency space. On Reddit, a new post regarding a SIM Swapping attack has surfaced this week. The SIM Swapping Saga Continues In the post, the user explains how he was targeted, yet…

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Bitcoin's hashrate signals that miners are bullish in the long-term

17:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin navigated through a tumultuous year in 2019 as the valuation mediated between a bullish and bearish stronghold. The variation in price over the course of the 12 months had an effect on vari

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Banks, Money Creation, and What the Crypto Community Refuses to Learn from Them

16:53 | 2020-Jan-16

TL;DR: Contrary to the prevailing “fractional reserve” narrative of money creation in the crypto community, Central Banks today admit to money creation in the economy by individual banks as being more nefarious than previously propagated in mainstream economic and financial disquisition. Money…

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Cryptocurrency Industry Debates Digital Dollar as Former Regulators Form Think Tank

16:35 | 2020-Jan-16

Yesterday rumors circulated the internet that the US Federal Reserve will announce the creation of a digital dollar on the 16th. Although this cryptocurrency-like speculation turned out to be unfounded, they did spark some interesting takes about the impact a major global power digitizing their…

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145 Top Cryptocurrency Blogs and News Sites to Read Daily in 2020

16:25 | 2020-Jan-16

This rating of the best crypto blogs and news sites for 2020 is designed to help:

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$3.2 Million ETH Stolen From UPbit Is Already Laundered: Report Claims

16:22 | 2020-Jan-16

In November last year, the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, UPbit, was hacked. The perpetrators took approximately $50 million worth of Ethereum. A new report shows that $3.2 of the stolen funds is already laundered using small transactions towards numerous other exchanges. $3.2 M Of ETH…

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Bitcoin Run Cooling Off, With Plenty of Room to Spare — Price Analysis

16:21 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin is currently deciding whether or not it wants to take a period of correction – likely above $8,200 – or just go for it and engage the low $9k region. Falling volume on LTF means a move is likely coming soon.

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Billionaire ‘Bond King’ Gundlach Predicts Bitcoin Reaching $15K This Year

16:21 | 2020-Jan-16

Billionaire 'Bond King' Jeffrey Gundlach predicts that the price of bitcoin will reach $15,000 in 2020 in part due to a weakening dollar.

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Dead Coins and Wallets: The Treasures of Atlantis or Zombie Uprising?

16:19 | 2020-Jan-16

Amid the constantly growing cryptocurrency market, the number of irreversible coins in increasing affecting the whole industry development. The initial coin offering crypto buzz hit all-time high popularity in 2017 when there were 875 projects, a significant jump from 29 in the previous year. 2018…

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A programmer from Morgan Stanley hides 2.1 bitcoin in a puzzle

16:17 | 2020-Jan-16

A private key of a bitcoin address was hidden in a computer-generated portrait of Satoshi

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Crypto market incurs technical strength as altcoins begin turning parabolic

07:58 | 2020-Jan-16

The crypto market’s firm uptrend has allowed multiple major altcoins to begin going parabolic, which to many investors is emblematic of the early stages of the massive bull run seen in late 2017. The recent series of rallies seen by both Bitcoin and other major altcoins has allowed the market to…

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Coinbase Crypto Ratings Council adds 3 new members

16:13 | 2020-Jan-16

Coinbase Crypto Ratings Council has welcomed three new members to its fold. The organization work towards creating a ‘cryptocurrency assessment standard’ that determines whether cryptocurrencies are securities as per U.S. regulations. The addition of new members to the Coinbase Crypto Ratings…

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Luxury giant Kering certifies its watches with Bitcoin

16:11 | 2020-Jan-16

Kering's customers can now trace their watches on the Bitcoin blockchain to check they're real.

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eToro to launch eToro debit card in 2020

07:17 | 2020-Jan-16

Multi-asset investment company eToro puts long-time rumors to rest as eToro CEO and co-founder, Yoni Assia, confirms the launch of the eToro debit card in 2020, during his recent interview with Globes. eToro’s trading platform is every investor’s shopping heaven. From cryptocurrencies, commodities,…

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Crypto Market Sobers Up, Causing Minor Retracement As Bitcoin Holds Above $8,500

16:10 | 2020-Jan-16

The last couple of days have seen the market go explosive with volatility making a come back. During that time, billions have been pumped into the market and sentiment turned strongly bullish. As expected though, the market has sobered up. This has seen prices traceback but with stronger support…

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Today Is Critical For Bitcoin, And Could Dictate The Trend For Weeks To Come

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

All eyes are on Bitcoin price once again, as the largest cryptocurrency by market cap has recently made several attempts to break out of downtrend resistance. But as the recent rally has begun to fizzle out, an ominous candlestick pattern is potentially forming, which suggests that today’s close is…

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Bitcoin investors could profit from the new IRS guidance

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

While cryptocurrency regulation has been in the grey area for a long time in several countries including the United States, another big question that has been left unanswered is crypto-taxation. Now,

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The upcoming halving could push Bitcoin to new all-time highs

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin is only 117 days away from a block rewards reduction event that affects the number of tokens that can be generated every 10 minutes. Based on historical data, this event tends to serve as a catalyst that propels the flagship cryptocurrency into new all-time highs. The Halving Event Bitcoin…

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Gemini: insurance for the crypto company

16:14 | 2020-Jan-16

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are bullish on bitcoin

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Polish Competition Watchdog Calls DasCoin a Ponzi Scheme

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Poland’s competition regulator the UOKiK has warned the public about against the alleged scamcoin DasCoin. The watchdog also orders the token’s operator to cease its “illegal activities.” The token was exposed as a scam in May last year, following on from a probe into the DasCoin creators instigated…

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Winklevoss Twins Launch Own Crypto-Asset Insurance Unit

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Today, the Winklevoss twins launched their own insurer to enhance coverage for Bitcoin and other crypto-assets. Winklevoss Twins Cover Their Assets According to most experts, lack of insurance and proper custody services are hampering the mass adoption of crypto assets. So, to address this issue,…

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Cryptocurrency, cannabis and eco-conscious investing: What's ahead in 2020

16:00 | 2020-Jan-16

The long-awaited bitcoin ETF, the cannabis craze and the ESG explosion will continue to make headlines in 2020 as interest in the trendy market groups grows, industry leaders say.

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Dash price spikes over 100% this week, enters crypto top ten

15:33 | 2020-Jan-16

The week so far has been very productive for altcoins with many of them enjoying rare double digit gains. Privacy coin Dash has been among them but what has caused it to spike? Dash Enters Crypto Top Ten At the beginning of this week, Dash was priced at just $65 and was suffering along with […]

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Do Automated Bitcoin Trading Softwares still work in...

15:34 | 2020-Jan-16

The passing year is very crucial for the cryptocurrencies as blockchain technology is penetrating into the government institutions. The adoption of the blockchain on a wider level has also pumped the value of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin according to many will reach the tag of $1 million. John McAfee,…

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Don’t Attend the Crypto Conference in North Korea, Says U.N.

15:27 | 2020-Jan-16

The 2019 North Korean blockchain conference attended by 80-organizations might have been a success. But that doesn’t mean that the 2020 one will be like that. The reclusive state is planning to hold the next conference between Feb 22-29. And the U.N. sanctions experts are warning people against…

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123,447 Bitcoin Moved To Unknown Wallet, Is that You Craig?

15:30 | 2020-Jan-16

A blockchain-based application is set to be used to auction off gear by the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.  Fans are going to be able to put a bid in on in-game sports gear such as jerseys, t-shirts etc. All of this will be live too, so you can be sure to see some heated…

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Bitcoin’s Share of PoW Mining Rewards Now Above 80% - CoinDesk

15:27 | 2020-Jan-16

Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra, a cryptocurrency analyst from ARK Invest.

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Criminals Sent $2.8 Billion In Bitcoin to Crypto Exchanges: Chainalysis

15:13 | 2020-Jan-16

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis revealed interesting data about criminal involvement in Bitcoin. The firm said on Wednesday that it traced over $2.8 billion in Bitcoin which were poured into Bitcoin exchanges last year. Binance and Huobi receive the most coins According to Chainalysis, a…

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Blade Is to Introduce Zero-Fee Bitcoin Perpetuals Trading in...

06:02 | 2020-Jan-16

Blade, a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, announced that it will roll out zero-fee Bitcoin perpetuals trading.

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Read this article before investing in Bitcoin

15:00 | 2020-Jan-16

No doubt Bitcoin is one of the hottest topic of discussion in finance industry. Bitcoin is the latest Buzzword in the mouth of traders. It will not be wrong to say that investment and trading these days in fiat currency have decreased to a much lower rate as compared to cryptocurrency. Now, you may…

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Why MATIC’s Commitment to Scale Ethereum Looks Promising 

15:03 | 2020-Jan-16

The Matic Network has caused an impact on Ethereum-based Dapps, claiming to solve the issues of scalability and support. Will MATIC succeed where other projects fail to scale? Ethereum still is the largest smart contract platform today, despite its notorious scaling issues and its inability to…

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Survey: 36% of Small Businesses in America Accept Virtual Currency Payments

15:00 | 2020-Jan-16

At least a third of new small businesses in the U.S. are accepting crypto payments according to a survey by HSB. However, growing cyber threats connected to virtual currencies might scupper virtual currency adoption by smaller businesses. One-third of U.S. Small Businesses Accept Crypto Payments In…

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Gemini Launches Captive Insurance Company + More News

15:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Gemini Trust Company, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, said it launched Nakamoto, Ltd., a captive insurance…

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This Surprising Cryptocurrency May Hold Clues to Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Final Bottom

15:00 | 2020-Jan-16

This week, the cryptocurrency market caught fire with Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and many others going on massive rallies and breaking through downtrend resistance, letting crypto investors breathe a collective sigh of relief that the bottom is likely in. However, when looking at the charts of one…

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123,447 Bitcoin Moved To Unknown Wallet, Is that You Craig?

15:00 | 2020-Jan-16

Bitcoin (BTC) has made quite a big move to the upside. It is still holding strong above $8.6k but that is not likely to last for long. The daily chart for BTC/USD shows us that we have soon to see a decision. The Chinese new years is days away on the 27th of January and we have seen most of the time…

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