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Report: CEO of Largest Romanian Crypto Exchange Arrested on US Warrant
Sun Dec 16 2018 11:07:20 GMT+0100 (CET)Cointelegraph.com News
The CEO of crypto exchange Coinflux was reportedly arrested for fraudulent activity on a warrant from the
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Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum Price in the Green. Litecoin and BitcoinSV Leading With 8% Gains
Sun Dec 16 2018 16:47:17 GMT+0100 (CET)cryptocurrency.net
Crypto markets are showing mercy on us this weekend. Bitcoin, XRP and Ethereum price is in the green today, up 1.11%, 1.10% and 2.81% respectively. In other good news, it looks like Litecoin and BitcoinSV are showing some bullish momentum, both cryptocurrencies are up 8% in the past 24 hours. 2018 has been a rough year for cryptocurrency. The worst part of it was the past 3 months where the
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Chatter Report: Zhuoer Claims BSV Block Created ‘Accidentally’, Falkvinge Likens Code Review to ‘Legislation’
Sun Dec 16 2018 16:11:59 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoin.com
In today’s chatter report, Calvin Ayre eagerly welcomes Jiang Zhuoer to mine on BSV but then quickly changes his mind. Zhuoer reveals that btc.top created a BSV block by accident and Rick Falkvinge calls for code changes to be reviewed in the same manner as legislation.  Also Read: Linkedin Names ‘Blockchain Developer’ Top Emerging US Job of 2018  Btc.top Creates BSV Block by
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Facebook Aggressively Hiring Blockchain Devs, Discussed Launching Cryptocurrency: Report
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:00:41 GMT+0100 (CET)CCN
Facebook has embarked on an aggressive hiring spree to woo crypto experts to expand its blockchain group amid speculation that the social media monopoly is considering launching its own cryptocurrency. Facebook formed its blockchain unit in April 2018 with David Marcus, the former president of PayPal and VP at Messenger. Marcus is a longtime cryptocurrency advocate and The post Facebook
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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC’s Short Term Rebound Likely
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:24:26 GMT+0100 (CET)NewsBTC
Key Points Bitcoin price traded to a new yearly low at $3,126 and later corrected a few points against the US Dollar. There was a break above a key bearish trend line with resistance at $3,220 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair may perhaps correct higher in the short term towards the $3,320 or $3,380 resistance. Bitcoin price is forming a short term base
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Bitcoin Bomb Threats Strike Hong Kong After Debacle In U.S., Canada
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:07:13 GMT+0100 (CET)NewsBTC
Over the past 72 hours, bomb threats attempting to extort Bitcoin (BTC) from business owners and governmental agencies have taken the world by storm, affecting thousands across Canada, the U.S., and New Zealand. Although the threats have begun to recede from the limelight in the western world, the issue may only be getting started across the Pacific Ocean in Asia. Hong Kong Targeted By Bitcoin
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Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep
Sun Dec 16 2018 10:17:01 GMT+0100 (CET)Cointelegraph.com News
A Barclays Intrapreneur stated that blockchain systems should be built with regulatory compliance in
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Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200
Sun Dec 16 2018 10:16:59 GMT+0100 (CET)forextv.com
Top cryptocurrencies report moderate losses and Bitcoin briefly dips under the $3,200 mark in the past 24 hours. In the past 24 hours Bitcoin briefly dropped under the $3.2K mark, and top … Read Full Story The post Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200 appeared first on
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Romanian Bitcoin Exchange CEO Helped Launder Stolen Funds: Report
Sun Dec 16 2018 08:18:12 GMT+0100 (CET)CCN
According to a Cluj, Romania-based newspaper, the case of bitcoin exchange executive Vlad Nistor is much deeper than the simple illegal operation of a cryptocurrency firm. Their most recent report on the case speaks to some much more serious allegations as to the behavior of Vlad Nistor. More Details Emerge in Bitcoin Exchange CoinFlux CEO’s The post Romanian Bitcoin Exchange CEO Helped
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Pantera Capital Braces for SEC Action Against 25 Percent of ICO Investments
Sun Dec 16 2018 07:27:39 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoin.com
Increasingly frequent action taken by the SEC against initial coin offerings is expected to lead to more cryptocurrency projects being forced to refund investors. Among those expected to be affected is the first U.S.-based cryptocurrency investment firm, Pantera Capital, with the company bracing to receive refunds on a quarter of its ICO investments. Also Read: BTI Claims Only Two of Top 25
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Bitcoin Price Today USD Live: How much is Bitcoin worth? Latest Price Chart Analysis and Bitcoin Price Prediction 2019
Sun Dec 16 2018 16:14:10 GMT+0100 (CET)coinnewstelegraph.com
The crypto market is yet to start the much expected bull run. All the digital currencies in the market are still deep in the red. Bitcoin (BTC) is yet to recover, and it’s still struggling to break over the $4,000 level. The digital currency recently broke below the key psychological levels of $6,000 and $5,000.
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Facebook Hires More Blockchain Developers As It Plans To Launch A Cryptocurrency Report
Sun Dec 16 2018 16:14:09 GMT+0100 (CET)Smartereum
Amid The cryptocurrency market saga, tech giant, Facebook, has started a hiring spree for blockchain and cryptocurrency developers. The goal is to expand its blockchain development group and explore the technology in every way possible. Keep in mind that there have been speculations that Facebook is planning to launch its cryptocurrency soon. This move by the company is just another reason to
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Litecoin [LTC/USD] Technical Analysis: Bear to butcher any hope of green future?
Sun Dec 16 2018 16:14:01 GMT+0100 (CET)ELEVENEWS
Litecoin [LTC], in the recent days, has undergone progress on the market front as it reclaimed itsspot on the seventh position, leaving Bitcoin Cash [BCH] and Bitcoin SV [BSV]. At the time of writing, the token was up by 0.32% wherein it was trading at a price of $23.6, with a market cap equivalent to $1.4 billion. The 24-hour trading volume was recorded at $320.4 million. 1-hour LTCUSD
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Bitcoin (BTC) Holders To Withdraw All Their Bitcoins?
Sun Dec 16 2018 15:23:31 GMT+0100 (CET)Smartereum
The host of The Bitcoin Knowledge podcast, Trace Mayer, proposed a new initiative to the Bitcoin community which seems to have gained a lot of support. Mayer said that BTC holders, in celebrating of the Bitcoin Genesis Block creation, should run a proof of keys. Mayer believes that friendly activism is the best way to mark this celebration. This should be done by withdrawing all their BTC funds
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CARDANO (ADA) Long-term Price forecast- December 16
Sun Dec 16 2018 15:23:26 GMT+0100 (CET)BitcoinExchangeGuide
ADA/USD Long-term Trend –Bearish Supply zone: $0.0500, $0.0700, $0.0900 Demand zone: $0.0100, $0.0080, $0.0060 ADA remains in a bearish trend in its long-term outlook. The bears remain in control of the cryptocurrency outlook as it ended the week at $0.02781 in the demand area. This was lower compared to last week price when it closed at $0.02828 on 8th December. This shows that the journey down
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The Daily: Trump Chooses Bitcoin Advocate as Chief of Staff, Congressman Proposes Wall Coins
Sun Dec 16 2018 15:05:49 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoin.com
In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories from the U.S. political scene. President Donald Trump has chosen a known Bitcoin advocate as the Acting White House Chief of Staff. And a congressman proposes to fund the building of a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border with a “Wall Coins” crowdsale offering. Also Read: Password Manager App Dashlane Mocks Cryptocurrency
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French Financial Watchdog Blacklists More Cryptocurrency Websites
Sun Dec 16 2018 15:05:45 GMT+0100 (CET)CCN
The French financial watchdog, the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF), has blacklisted four more cryptocurrency websites in their ongoing mission to stamp out unauthorized crypto firms. As news of riots in France batter the world news, the AMF is also using strong-arm tactics to keep then nation’s crypto sector honest and in-check with their latest move. The post French Financial Watchdog
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Top 5 Stellar (XLM) Wallets: How to Best Store Your Lumens?
Sun Dec 16 2018 15:05:38 GMT+0100 (CET)BitcoinExchangeGuide
Stellar Lumens (XLM) is considered to be one of the fastest cryptocurrencies around, which is only one of the reasons why many expect this coin to stick around for years to come. This is an important thing for a cryptocurrency, especially now, when each coin's value seems to be dropping. Those who have decided to take their chances and invest in Stellar also need a good place to keep it until the
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Keep Your Verge (XVG) Coins, It Would Be a Profitable HODL Entering into 2019!
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:49:07 GMT+0100 (CET)cryptoglobalist.com
The privacy coin in last month traded relatively high after the Bithumb listing. But the market did not allow it to trade at that rising mark, Verge (XVG) after gaining a bit of momentum has dropped its price in the last couple of weeks. Still, Verge has been a better performer than the majority of the cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has dropped much more than the expectations of many cryptoanalysts.
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Bitcoin – Respite from the Crypto Storm or Finally the Floor?
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:15:46 GMT+0100 (CET)forextv.com
Bitcoin closed out the day flat on Saturday, with just a 0.05% rise, following Friday’s 2.16% fall, to end the day at $3,283.3. It was a choppy day for Bitcoin, with an early move to a morning … Read Full Story The post Bitcoin – Respite from the Crypto Storm or Finally the Floor? appeared first on
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Can Bitcoin retain $3k line? Sideways motion continues
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:15:44 GMT+0100 (CET)ELEVENEWS
The sideways market movement continues over the weekend, with the crypto market having, for the most part, culled the bleeding while displaying no signs of any imminent breakaway successes. Altcoins Both BCH and BSV continue to drop, reversing their brief moment in the sun. Stellar continues to drop significantly. On the positive side, EOS is seeing some consistent gains, but notably has come
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The Venezuelan Government is Forcing Petro Down the Pensioners’ Throats
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:15:39 GMT+0100 (CET)CCN
The Government of Venezuela is reportedly taking pensioners’ bolivars from their accounts and replacing them with their cryptocurrency, the Petro. According to Caracas Chronicles, the elderly residents recently received their monthly pensions in Venezuela’s official currency. Their wallet service, dubbed as Motherland, sent a notification that their accounts were credited with 1,800
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Waves Surges into Top 20 Coins as Wider Crypto Market Stumbles
Sun Dec 16 2018 14:00:56 GMT+0100 (CET)CCN
Since the end of November, the Waves coin (WAVES) has bucked a market trend and risen in price by over 150%. The cryptocurrency has not only risen to a price, at the time of writing, of $2.49 per coin but as bitcoin price falls, WAVES value against bitcoin (BTC) is also growing. The Waves cryptocurrency The post Waves Surges into Top 20 Coins as Wider Crypto Market Stumbles appeared first on
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Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Bull dives back in to save the coin again
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:41:09 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoinwarrior.net
Yesterday, the whole market witnessed all the major cryptocurrencies hitting a new low for the year. Contrary to the investors’ expectations, instead of taking the upward direction, the cryptocurrencies are going the opposite direction. According to CoinMarketCap, at press time, Ethereum was trading at $83.23 on Coinbase and has an overall market cap of $8.78
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BTI Report: Only Binance and Bitfinex Exchanges Are Not Falsifying Trade Volume Data
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:21:41 GMT+0100 (CET)Ethereum World News
The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI), has released its December 2018 Exchange Volumes Report. The report goes on to state taht only two out of twenty five top cryptocurrency exchanges are actually reporting accurate trade volume. These two exchanges are Bitfinex and Binance. The rest of the exchanges are involved in wash trading that inflates their trade volume figures thus providing
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Bitcoin [BTC] being unconfiscatable doesn’t apply to exchanges that are going to get regulated, says Bitcoin proponent
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:07:11 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoinwarrior.net
Tone Vays, a well-known Bitcoin proponent, spoke about Bitcoin [BTC] being unconfiscatable, in a Q&A session during the Tampa Meetup. He also spoke about what prevents countries and exchanges from gaining over 80% to 90% of the coins. Vays stated that Bitcoin being unconfiscatable does not apply to cryptocurrency exchanges which are going to get
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Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’
Sun Dec 16 2018 13:03:24 GMT+0100 (CET)CoinDesk
The so-called "hash war" over the future of bitcoin cash is over and it's up to market forces to decide the fate of its two rival
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Rumors of Bitcoin’s Demise Have Been ‘Greatly Exaggerated,’ Plus Ripple and XRP, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, IOTA: Crypto News Flash
Sun Dec 16 2018 12:49:21 GMT+0100 (CET)The Daily Hodl
From a check on Bitcoin’s pulse to a new milestone for Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin The death of Bitcoin has been “greatly exaggerated,” according to a new study from Cambridge University. To reach its conclusion, the second Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study compares the current […] The post Rumors of
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Behold, the No. 1 item on teenagers’ holiday wish lists
Sun Dec 16 2018 12:05:47 GMT+0100 (CET)MarketWatch.com - Top Stories
Fortnite ‘V-Bucks’ and Bitcoin are also making an appearance on their holiday wish
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BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps
Sun Dec 16 2018 11:07:19 GMT+0100 (CET)bitcoin.com
On Friday, Dec. 14, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg announced his new project Openswap, a fork of the Electron Cash client that features atomic swap functionality. Lundeberg’s been working on the Openswap software for months and the tool can perform swaps between bitcoin cash (BCH) and BTC in a trustless fashion. Also read: Markets Update: Bears Continue to Drag Cryptocurrency Prices
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Litecoin [LTC] creator Charlie Lee’s ‘Flappening’ prediction materializes; LTC overtakes BCH to become seventh-largest token
Sun Dec 16 2018 10:11:11 GMT+0100 (CET)ELEVENEWS
The cryptocurrency market is undergoing changes with respect to cryptocurrencies’ standing almost every day. Yesterday, Litecoin [LTC] took over Bitcoin SV [BSV] and moved to the eighth position. Later in the day, Litecoin [LTC] crossed Bitcoin Cash [BCH], to rank seventh on the CoinMarketList. Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin expressed his joy of overtaking BCH by retweeting a gif doing
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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis: Upsides in ETH Remains Capped Near $98
Sun Dec 16 2018 08:18:13 GMT+0100 (CET)NewsBTC
Key Highlights ETH price declined recently and traded towards the $80-81 support area against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $84 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair may continue to move higher, but it could face sellers near the $98 and $100 levels. Ethereum price failed to gain bullish momentum versus the US
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Ripple’s blockchain technology to be used to transfer GBP to UK’s Santander Bank from Turkey
Sun Dec 16 2018 08:10:38 GMT+0100 (CET)ELEVENEWS
Akbank, a Turkish bank, has announced that it is using Ripple’s blockchain technology to transfer Great Britain Pound [GBP] to UK’s Santander Bank from Turkey. As the most devastating bear year approaches the end, some good news comes afloat as Olga Ulutaş, Executive Vice-President in charge of Direct Banking made his satisfaction of becoming the first bank to use Ripple’s blockchain technology