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Bitcoin’s Sideways Drift Has Shifted Price Recovery Target to $3.7K

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 06:00
Bitcoin's six days in the doldrums has weakened the bull case in the short term, leaving a target of $3,700 for a resumed rally.

Nvidia Says Crypto Drop-Off Help Drive ‘Disappointing’ Fourth Quarter

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 05:20
Graphics card maker Nvidia has said the downturn in sales to crypto miners drove a drop in revenue in Q4, despite a record year overall.

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 04:35
Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.

How SABRE Tech Can Stop Hackers From Splitting Bitcoin Into Two

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 03:15
If hackers felt like it, they could attack bitcoin with a flood of data, but researchers say they have a solution in the form of a relay network called SABRE.

‘Make Bitcoin Fun Again’: New Lightning App Lets You Buy Pizza With BTC

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 21:00
Using the Lightning Network, more than 150 people bought Domino's pizza with bitcoin this week.

‘Already Live’: Signature Bank Is Moving Millions on a JPMorgan-Like Private, Dollar-Backed Cryptocurrency

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:45
While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move dollars via blockchain, a smaller New York bank is already doing this.

Judge Hits Crypto Startup With Injunction In Reversal of Past Court Order

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:45
The move came after the same judge denied an SEC request for a preliminary injunction in November.

Coinbase Exchange Users Can Now Withdraw Bitcoin Cash Fork BSV

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:30
The largest US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has allowed its users to withdraw BSV three months after the hard fork.

Judge Delays Decision On Legal Representation for Quadriga Creditors

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:20
A Canadian judge will appoint a legal team to represent QuadrigaCX's customers in the coming week.

Fairfax County Invests Total of $21 Million in Blockchain VC Fund

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:31
Fairfax County Retirement Systems has released details about its investment in a blockchain fund, apparently to quell fears about it.

Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:00
Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy.

Baidu Launches Plug and Play Blockchain Platform for Dapps

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:41
Chinese search giant Baidu has launched a plug-and-play blockchain platform aimed to simplify commercial deployment of decentralized apps.

State of Blockchains: Bitcoin (BTC) Fees

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:41
Transaction fees make the bitcoin blockchain go round. The miners are compensated for their efforts, not only through inflationary block rewards, but also through fees charged to users for adding their transaction to blocks. While fees on average make up about 4% of the total miner revenue per day, with the lion’s share coming from […]

HSBC Exec Says Using Blockchain Slashed Forex Trading Costs by 25%

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:00
An HSBC executive has told Reuters that using blockchain slashed the costs of settling foreign exchange trades.

Latest XRP Ledger Release Boosts Censorship Resistance and More

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:00
Blockchain payments firm Ripple has announced the latest release of XRP Ledger, including code that toughens its resistance to alteration.

JPMorgan Moving Its In-House Crypto to Real-World Trials: Report

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 07:00
JPMorgan's in-house crypto token is moving to real-world trials in "a few months," according to a CNBC report.

Long-Term Indicator Suggests Bitcoin Price May Be Nearing Bottom

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:00
A long-term price indicator validates a growing consensus among investors that bitcoin is close to bottoming out.

Ethereum’s Blockchain Is Once Again Feeling the ‘Difficulty Bomb’ Effect

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 05:00
Ethereum is being affected by the "difficulty bomb" embedded in the code, but this month's hard fork will ease the issue – for now.

Coinbase Just Paid a $30K Bounty for the Discovery of Critical Bug

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 04:00
San Francisco-based crypto exchange desk Coinbase has just forked out a $30,000 bounty to the finder of a critical bug in its systems.

The Race to Represent QuadrigaCX’s Creditors May Be Decided Today

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 00:00
Law firms jockeying to represent users of QuadrigaCX will appear before a Canadian court Thursday to see which teams get the nod.