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16.11.2018
03:47 CryptoCoinsNews.comBrian Kelly: Bitcoin Price Decline Will be a Short-Term Event

For the first time in three months, Bitcoin initiated its first major move. Unfortunately, for investors in the crypto market, BTC plunged by more than 11 percent, engaging in one of the most intense sell-offs in a 24-hour period in all of 2018. Bitcoin Price Tumbles On CNBC Fast Money, BKCM founder and CEO Brian … Continued
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03:01 CryptoCoinsNews.comCrypto Exchange OKCoin Expands to Latin America & Opens Fiat Market

Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has recently revealed, through a press release shared with CCN, that it expanded to the Latin American market, with a platform that’s set to let users trade top cryptocurrencies against local fiat currencies. According to the release, OKCoin’s expansion to Latin America comes after it became a fully licensed platform to
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02:50 VentureBeat.comNvidia CEO: Cryptocurrency mining hangover surprised us

Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, acknowledged that the cryptocurrency mining hangover “surprised us” and caused an excess of graphics processing unit (GPU) inventory in the most recent quarter. Huang made the statement in an analyst call after the company reported earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended October 28. After earnings came out, Nvidia’s stock […]

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02:06 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Cash: ABC Network Suffered Spam Attack as Hard Fork Activated

Immediately after the Bitcoin Cash hard fork, the blocks on the Bitcoin ABC chain started filling up with nonsensically small transactions. At the time of writing shortly after the fork, three such blocks had been mined with a total of more than 50,000 transactions worth less than 0.5 BCH total. As seen in the video below, … Continued
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01:44 CoinDesk.comWhat We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains

The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over.

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01:43 Reuters.com TechnologyNvidia shares slide 17 percent as cryptocurrency demand vanishes

Chip designer Nvidia Corp on Thursday forecast sales for its fiscal fourth quarter well below Wall Street expectations, pinning the blame on unsold chips piling up with distributors and retailers after the evaporation of the cryptocurrency mining boom.

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01:34 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Yearly Support Breaks as Bitcoin Tests Underlying Demand

After months and months of consolidation, the yearly support finally broke and now bitcoin has found itself in the lower $5000s for the first time since 2017:
BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Broken Support
Bitcoin managed to drop a staggering 16% yesterday as the market sliced through the long held support like a knife through butter. The high volume and wide candle spread does not bode well for the bulls as we are currently witnessing an excess of supply in the market. We have blown through two levels of support and haven’t seen a significant retest just yet:
BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Support Levels (shown in blue)
Figure 2 shows the next levels of support below us, but it seems for now we are content to consolidate at the $5400 level. The $5400 is pretty interesting because that is when the market went from being

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01:22 FT.com TechnologyNvidia outlook misses view as chipmaker sees cryptocurrency boost fade

Technology sector

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00:51 CryptoCoinsNews.comFork Wars: Bitcoin Cash Dev. Warns that CoinGeek Will Attack ABC

During a largely celebratory live stream regarding the ability of Bitcoin ABC’s upgraded version of Bitcoin Cash to survive and thrive in a post-fork universe, Bitcoin ABC’s self-proclaimed “benevolent dictator,” Amaury Séchet, said that he believes, due to metrics that are publicly available, that BCH mining pool CoinGeek is presently preparing an attack against the ABC … Continued
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00:40 ValueWalk.comTaxman Could Collect Millions Within 48 Hours Of Bitcoin Cash Fork

One of the least talked about but most significant consequences of todays Bitcoin Cash fork will be the tax authorities collecting millions from the individuals involved, according to cryptocurrency taxation experts NODE40. The IRS will receive a massive windfall if […]
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15.11.2018
23:56 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Market Cap Slides Below $100 Billion as BCH Fork Spooks Investors

It has been more than 24 hours since bitcoin scared investors with a sudden 10 percent drop. But there hasn’t been a concrete recovery action — yet. The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate has surged 2.21 percent from its previous low at 5291-fiat, now trading at 5408-fiat. The coin’s market cap has risen likewise but remains below
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22:25 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Cash: ABC Futures Cross $300 in Hard Fork Aftermath

With bitcoin cash mining its first forked block, the futures prices of SV and ABC are fluctuating wildly. The BCHSV futures price jumped 10.7 percent against the US dollar, rising from $88.12 to $97.51 within just an hour — before sinking below $90 after the fork. Meanwhile, the BCHABC futures price rate saw a 9 percent … Continued
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22:11 TheFintechTimes.comUsing Bitcoin to Gamble Online

It seems that online gambling is always in a state of permanent evolution, adapting to new technologies and innovations accordingly. This includes milestone innovations like not having to download an entire online casino to your desktop thanks to Flash or Instant Play gaming, allowing you to simply play directly in...
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21:41 MoneyMorning.com8 Ethereum Price Predictions for 2019

There are reasons for crypto fans to be optimistic.
You see, there are some very bold Ethereum price predictions out there.
But nothing compares to this...
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21:17 CryptoCoinsNews.comBreaking: Bitcoin Cash Hard Forks — BCH Hash War Begins

Minutes ago, Bitcoin Cash activated a hard fork that splintered the fourth-largest cryptocurrency’s network into at least two competing versions, currently referred to by their primary software clients, Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV). The Bitcoin Cash network upgraded shortly after 18:00 UTC, when the BCHABC and BCHSV chains diverged at block 556767. Bitcoin.com
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21:17 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Cash’s Blockchain Hard Fork Just Went Live

A contentious hard fork on the bitcoin cash blockchain has been activated.

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20:56 TheNextWeb.comThe contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork is here, now the hash war begins

Following a months-long internal strife in the community, the contentious Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork has finally taken place. The Bitcoin Cash blockchain is now split in three separate networks, each with its own set of rules and governing principles: one developed by Bitcoin-ABC, one developed by Craig Wright’s blockchain research unit nChain, and one developed by Bitcoin Unlimited. While the network has technically split in three, the main tension resides between the implementations proposed by ABC and SV; Unlimited’s proposal simply aims to reconcile those two. While ABC’s version aims to support smart contracts, oracles, and other features that… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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20:09 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Cash Hard Fork: How Did We Get Here?

As the actual hard fork of Bitcoin Cash approaches and users face the prospect of two versions of Bitcoin Cash, it’s important to remember what led Bitcoin Cash to this situation. As such, here is an albeit incomplete recap. The Block Size Debate Beginning around the middle of 2015, Bitcoin blocks started becoming full, and … Continued
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20:09 CoinDesk.comThis Bitcoin Skeptic Wants to Make ‘Stable’ Cryptos for Venezuela

Economist Steve Hanke has joined the board of advisors for the P2P cryptocurrency exchange AirTM and will guide its Latin American expansion, including a new system for price-stable assets he will design.

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19:56 WhatReallyHappened.comBreaking bad: Bitcoin crashes to lowest level in over a year

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency has fallen to a more than a one-year low on Wednesday, breaking through the key support level of $6,000. The price dropped by almost 11 percent in a single day of trading.
The digital currency’s price recovered slightly on Thursday, trading at $5,680.01, down over $800 over the last 24 hours after a relatively calm few months.

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19:47 VentureBeat.comWhy the cryptocurrency market lost 15% of its value in an hour

Within one brutal hour yesterday, Bitcoin’s price plummeted by around $800. The coin is trading under $5,800 for the first time since its October 2017 boom, and cryptocurrency investors are hurting on a global scale.

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18:49 CoinDesk.comAhead of Bitcoin Cash Fork, Hash Power Still Favors SV Camp

Bitcoin cash's ongoing hash war remains lopsided, with mining pools supporting Bitcoin SV controlling nearly 75 percent of the current network.

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18:34 TheFintechTimes.comBitcoin Cash Fork Crashes Market- is Craig Wright a Government Pawn to Destroy Crypto?

Drama surrounding the impending Bitcoin Cash hard fork scheduled for today has sent the crypto markets into a nosedive. Bitcoin dropped over 15% and Bitcoin Cash lost 20% in intraday trading yesterday on the news. Shockwaves ricocheted through the cryptocurrency landscape disrupting the relative stability felt during the last four...
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18:14 CryptoCoinsNews.comNewsflash: Bitcoin Cash Price Careens Below $390 as Hard Fork Approaches

The bitcoin cash price crashed below the $400 level on Thursday, less than two hours before the fourth-largest cryptocurrency’s network is expected to splinter into competing versions following a contentious hard fork. The crypto market had already been battered over the previous 48 hours, with every major cryptocurrency posting losses in excess of 10 percent … Continued
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18:05 TheNextWeb.comTrump’s attorney general once endorsed a ‘time travel’ cryptocurrency

Some very strange details have surfaced regarding Donald Trump’s newly appointed acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, and his involvement with a cryptocurrency for time travel. For years, Whitaker sat on the advisory board of World Patent Marketing, a marketing firm that has since been shut down by order of a federal judge, reports Mother Jones (via Cointelegraph). World Patent Marketing once claimed to be working closely with a cryptocurrency project described as a “theoretical time travel commodity” pegged to the price of Bitcoin, named Time Travel X. Time Travel X sure sounds like a stablecoin for time travel. It obviously never came to fruition,… This story continues at The Next Web

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17:52 BitcoinMagazine.comOKCoin Adds the Argentine Peso as It Eyes Expansion Into Latin America

Despite a prolonged cryptocurrency bear market and regulatory uncertainties, OKCoin, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, is expanding to Latin America launching a new exchange platform headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Already active in 110 countries and 21 U.S. states, OKCoin USA CEO Tim Byun told that he is not worried about market volatility as they launch on a new continent:
“Overall, we are very bullish on the cryptocurrencies markets throughout the world and in Latin America in particular. The growth might not be perfectly linear, but we fundamentally believe in the potential of cryptocurrencies to fix what ails many of the infrastructure problems that ail the global economy.”
Launching today, November 15, 2018, OKCoin will allow traders in Argentina to deposit Argentine pesos (ARS) in

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17:52 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin is the ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’: European Central Bank Board Member

One of the Eurozone’s chief monetary economists heaped some backhanded praise at Bitcoin on Thursday, arguing that the flagship cryptocurrency was an “extremely clever idea” that suffers from “manifold problems.” Benoît Cœuré, who serves on the European Central Bank’s executive board, made this claim during remarks at the Economics of Payments IX conference, which is … Continued
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17:42 TheNextWeb.comWhat you need to know about the controversial Bitcoin Cash hard fork

Today, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – the most popular fork of the original Bitcoin (BTC) network and the fourth largest cryptocurrency by market cap – is about to undergo a highly controversial hard fork that will split its network into two separate chains. But there is a problem: only one can remain the real Bitcoin Cash. The split, which many consider the second most notorious hard fork since the birth of Bitcoin Cash itself, is expected to take place in about three hours. But what exactly does this mean for you and the cryptocurrency market? Let’s find out. The Bitcoin Cash backstory… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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17:06 BitcoinMagazine.comOp Ed: Cryptocurrency’s Unrealized Opportunities for U.S. Tax Professionals

The market for cryptocurrency tax services is growing rapidly, and it is providing forward-thinking tax professionals with an opportunity to capture oversized profits.
While we’ve seen the market cap of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies dramatically fall from around $800 billion at its height to around $200 billion today, the number of developers, traders, companies and professionals joining the larger cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem has continued to increase in spite of this “crash.”
What Does This Mean? For starters, it means that blockchain and crypto are very real technologies that aren’t going away anytime soon. Second of all, it means that the services, companies and professionals that are focused on providing support and infrastructure to the larger crypto market are seeing their demand curves go up and to the right;

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16:55 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Mining Firm Canaan Slashes IPO Target — and May Not Go Public Anytime Soon

Canaan, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining firms, may be having second thoughts about its plan to go public in one of the cryptocurrency industry’s highest-grossing initial public offerings (IPO) to date. Chinese Bitcoin Mining Firm Delays IPO The Hangzhou-based Canaan had been one of at least three Chinese bitcoin mining firms planning to … Continued
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16:11 CoinDesk.comMalaysian Banking Group CIMB Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittances

Malaysian banking group CIMB has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network, RippleNet, seeking faster cross-border payments.

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16:01 TheNextWeb.comGerman Bitcoin exchange buys investment bank

We often hear about how Bitcoin is trying to disrupt the financial industry. Well, it turns out one German cryptocurrency startup has cut out the middleman and just bought a bank. Earlier this week, German cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Group SE announced it has successfully bought a 100-percent stake in an investment bank, Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank GmbH. With this purchase, the group will absorb Tremmel’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) license, opening additional doors for product development. The BaFin license will allow Bitcoin Group SE to develop and sell cryptocurrency-based investment contracts (like futures contracts or ETFs) and also to deploy Bitcoin… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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15:14 CryptoCoinsNews.comMalaysian Lawmaker Urges Govt to Delay ICO Launch in Call for Regulation

An initial coin offering (ICO) round launched with an aim to raise funds for an opposition political movement is raising eyebrows in Malaysia. Fahmi Fadzil, Lembah Pantai MP and PKP communications director, urged the government to practice caution while going ahead with the launch of Harapan Coin. The lawmaker said there is a need for the
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15:04 KoreaTimes.co.krEssay awardees promote ideas on Korea's growth, cryptocurrencies

College students who wrote award-winning English economic essays suggested fresh ideas in their writing about whether Korea should regulate cryptocurrencies, and ways for the country to spur economic growth.

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14:31 CryptoCoinsNews.comWhere’s the Fire? Bitcoin and Major Cryptocurrencies Take Massive Beating

Just before lunch on Wednesday, the crypto market looked like a bear’s den, with all ten of the top cryptos by market capitalization having bled more than 5%. The exception of Tether (USDT) is easily explained as the token has a fiduciary responsibility to remain pegged to the US dollar, and thus its fluctuations would
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14:31 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Eyes $5K Defense as RSI Hits 4-Year Low

Bitcoin is looking oversold after a drop to 13-month lows Wednesday and could defend immediate support at $5,000 in the next few days.

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14:21 TheNextWeb.comTarget blames Bitcoin scam tweet on third-party app, not Twitter

American retail behemoth Target has come out to clarify that a tweet it posted, containing a link to a Bitcoin giveaway scam, came from a third-party software provider – not Twitter. In an email to Hard Fork, a company spokesperson said – contrary to what it suggested previously – Target’s Twitter account was never inappropriately accessed. Rather, it appears the attackers leveraged an account owned by one of its marketing vendors to send the tweet to its audience of almost two million.. “After a thorough investigation with Twitter and our cyber security team, we’ve confirmed that an attacker accessed one… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Twitter

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13:47 TheNextWeb.comKPMG: Cryptocurrencies (including Bitcoin) are not ready to be real currency

‘Big four’ accounting firm KPMG has just asserted that cryptocurrency assets, like Bitcoin, are simply not ready to be classified as real currencies – and that using Bitcoin as a store of value is a “fool’s errand.” In a new report, KPMG details the challenges facing the cryptocurrency industry, as it seeks adoption by the world’s largest financial institutions. Ultimately, KPMG posits that if cryptocurrency related assets have any hopes of truly flourishing, they simply must undergo what it calls ‘institutionalization.’ The firm defines institutionalization as the at-scale participation in the cryptocurrency market of banks, broker dealers, exchanges, payment providers,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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13:29 Techcrunch.ComBitcoin and the crypto market is once again crashing hard

It’s not been a pretty year for anyone who owns Bitcoin, but the last 24 hours has been a period to forget as the cryptocurrency dropped below $100 billion in market cap for the first time in more than a year. You have to go back to the end of October — the 29th to […]

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12:51 TheNextWeb.comKPMG launches Bitcoin tax estimator for Australian hodlers

In some countries you are liable for capital gains tax on any profits you make on your cryptocurrency hodlings. Calculating how much you owe can be confusing, but it just got a bit easier for Australian cryptocurrencers. Today, KPMG announced a new tool, the “Crypto Tax Estimator,” that helps Australian hodlers estimate how much tax they could owe as a result of their cryptocurrency tradings. The tool is currently only available on Australian cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve (IR) via an API. The API could theoretically be opened up to a wider range of platforms in the future, although there has… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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12:15 CryptoCoinsNews.comRipple Chief: Regulatory Clarity Will Drive Crypto, Blockchain Adoption

Commenting on the importance of regulation in the technology sector, Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, said that introducing regulations will lead to blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption. Garlinghouse made these remarks while talking to the Deputy General Counsel, Ross Leckow, of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the Singapore Fintech Festival. The topic of their discussion revolved around the … Continued
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11:41 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Likely Delayed After Hong Kong Filing Expires

Canaan Creative's IPO may be in doubt as the bitcoin mining firm's filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has now lapsed.

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11:08 CryptoCoinsNews.comEthereum GPU Mining Profitability Has Declined Dramatically: New Research

New data released by global trading and technology firm Susquehanna has revealed that the profit per month earned for mining Ethereum using a GPU mining rig has fallen as far as zero in November, down from about $150 in summer 2017. The data indicates that in addition to the dominance of more efficient ASIC miners which dominate
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10:35 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Looms as Filing Status Now ‘Lapsed’

Canaan Creative's IPO application looms as the bitcoin mining firm's filing status at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is now "lapsed."

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08:14 CoinDesk.comAfter the Fork: How Competing Bitcoin Cash Blockchains Might Wage War

The war for bitcoin cash is only beginning.

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06:27 CryptoCoinsNews.comAnother One Bites the Dust: Google Account Hacked in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

Google has become the latest victim of the rampant bitcoin “giveaway” scams proliferating on Twitter. For a little over ten minutes on Tusesday, the Twitter account of the online search giant’s suite of productivity apps and tools, G Suite, was hacked and used to promote a fraudulent bitcoin giveaway. Initially reported by Hard Fork, the … Continued
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06:06 CoinDesk.comBuy or Sell? What Traders Think About Tomorrow’s Bitcoin Cash Fork

With Thurday's hard fork of the bitcoin cash blockchain likely to result in a split, what are the traders planning to do with their holdings?

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05:43 CNBC technologyBitcoin market cap falls below $100 billion for first time since October 2017

Amid a plunge in the cryptocurrency markets in the last 24 hours, the market capitalization of the world's biggest cryptocurrency Bitcoin fell below $100 billion for the first time in almost a year.

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04:19 CryptoCoinsNews.comNearly 1% of the Total Ethereum Supply is Locked in the MakerDAO Smart Contract

MKR.tools creator Mike McDonald raised a celebratory alarm on Twitter yesterday morning. According to the Ethereum blockchain, about 1 million ether  – or almost 1 percent of the total Ethereum supply – is presently locked in MakerDAO smart contracts. There is now 1,000,000 ETH locked in @MakerDAO smart contracts as of this morning 🎉. A … Continued
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02:31 CryptoCoinsNews.comOp-Ed: Will Crypto Miners Abandon Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Cash Fork?

BitMEX’s head of research, Jonathan Bier, gave a statement to Bloomberg this week that will soon be proven true or false. In regards to how the upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork would play out, Bier said that he believes that the important divide between the economic majority and the mining majority will sort itself out in … Continued
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01:57 ScienceNewsDaily.orgBitcoin sets new low for the year dropping under $6,000

Bitcoin values have taken another dip today setting a record low for the year. CNBC reports that the coin fell about nine percent today dropping to $5,640.36, and the day is not even over. As ...

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01:04 ValueWalk.comBitcoin And Ethereum Down By 11% – Commentary By Experts

As you may have seen, cryptocurrency markets have taken an abrupt downturn this afternoon, with prices of leading cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ethereum down by 11% and 14%, respectively, over the past 24 hours. I have included comments on the topic […]
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00:32 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Sinks to New Yearly Low as Sell-Off Batters Crypto Markets

The crypto market’s extended stable action took its last breath on Wednesday as the bitcoin price dipped to a new yearly low at 5280-fiat. The BTC/USD index fell more than 12 percent ahead of the US trading session, now trading at 5439-fiat on Coinbase. The pair was trading comfortably inside a narrow trading range since … Continued
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00:21 ValueWalk.comBitcoin’s Price Falls Below $6,000 Support – Experts Comment

As bitcoin continues its plunge below $6,000, I thought you may want comments on what’s causing this drop from Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, as well as Ken Lang, CTO of COSIMO Ventures and early ndau collective member. […]
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00:14 ArsTechnica.comBitcoin plunges 12 percent, reaching lowest value in a year

Bitcoin's value falls below $5,500 for the first time since 2017.

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14.11.2018
23:59 South China Morning PostBitcoin crashes below US$6,000 mark, as fellow cryptocurrencies join the slide

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of US$6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year. Bitcoin fell to as low as US$5,533.09 on the Bitstamp platform. It was down 9 per cent at US$5,690.47. “For the last few days you could see the consolidation happening and the price was moving on the downside,” said Naeem Aslam, analyst at...

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23:13 CoinDesk.comFork Watch: How To Follow Tomorrow’s High-Stakes Bitcoin Cash Update

Part system upgrade, part political battle, Thursday's BCH hard fork could get interesting.

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22:38 Reuters.com TechnologyBitcoin drops to one-year low as slump persists; ethereum down sharply

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of $6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year.

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21:53 Benzinga.comBitcoin Falls Under $6K As Cryptos Take Big Hit Ahead Of Bitcoin Cash Fork

Cryptocurrencies were hammered Wednesday as the 2018 bursting of the bitcoin bubble took another leg down. Bitcoin traded below $6,000 to new 52-week lows on uncertainty related to the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork.
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21:15 WhatReallyHappened.comBitcoin Could Help Mitigate Iran’s Oil Selling Problem

It seems there’s no end in sight to the US economic pressure being levied against Iran. In addition to the second wave of US sanctions which took effect on November 5th, the US government has tried several different ways to undermine or limit Iranian oil sales around the world. The most recent effort had been the US government’s actions to pressure SWIFT to stop processing financial transactions for Iran. That effort was successful and has left Iran with only a few options to continue selling its oil abroad...

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20:27 Reuters.com TechnologyBitcoin extends losses, drops to lowest in more than a year

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, falling below a key support level of $6,000, with traders and analysts unclear on what caused the sudden drop in price.

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20:15 CNBC technologyBitcoin plummets under $6,000 to a new low for the year after months of stability

Bitcoin fell more than 7 percent Wednesday after a relatively calm few months.

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20:04 BitcoinMagazine.comWhen the Fork Forks: What You Need to Know as Bitcoin Cash Goes to War

Around 16:40 UTC tomorrow, November 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash network is set to undergo another hard fork upgrade. But contention about this upgrade has left the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem divided, which could once again lead to a split into several projects and coins.
Here’s what you need to know to get up to speed.
As a quick reminder, what is Bitcoin Cash again? Bitcoin Cash (sometimes referred to as “Bcash” or “BCH”) is a cryptocurrency that split off from the main Bitcoin blockchain in August 2017. Culminating from Bitcoin’s years-long scaling dispute, the spinoff project most notably increased its block size limit through a contentious hard fork upgrade, “forking off” to become its own coin — though some of its proponents see it as the “real Bitcoin.” While currently trading at a fraction of bitcoin’s value — around $480 at the

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20:04 CoinDesk.comBelow $5,700: Bitcoin Plunges to Lowest Price in Over 12 Months

Bitcoin fell to its lowest price in over 12 months on Wednesday amid a broader cryptocurrency market sell-off.

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19:30 CoinDesk.comCrypto Traders Now See No Winner in Bitcoin Cash Fork

Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV are now valued the same in advanced trading.

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19:20 MoneyMorning.comHow the Bitcoin Price Will Benefit from the Midterm Election Results

The biggest winner of the midterm elections wasn't a candidate or a party, but the long-term prospects for the Bitcoin price.
Seven crypto-friendly governors were either elected or reelected. And one of the newly elected governors was Democrat Gavin Newsom, a strong proponent of crypto that is now the head of the nation's most populous state. These governors join more than a dozen pro-cryptocurrency congressmen.
Here's why more crypto-friendly politicians will ultimately boost the price of Bitcoin...
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19:09 TheNextWeb.com8 arrested for running $68M cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in Japan

Japan has another cryptocurrency scam to recover from as police have arrested a group suspected of running a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme. Today, Tokyo police arrested eight men thought to be connected to a Ponzi scheme that collected over $68 million in cryptocurrency from around 6,000 people, local news the Asahi Shimbun reports. According to Tokyo’s Metropolitan police, the men have violated the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (FIEL) by not registering their business with the relevant regulators and authorities. The perpetrators had been using cryptocurrency to fund their pyramid scheme and maintain some anonymity. Cryptocurrency transactions are not recognized by… This story continues at The Next Web

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19:07 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Cash: Pre-Fork Uncertainty Forces OKEx to Close Futures Market Early

Facing significant price instability ahead of tomorrow’s contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork, major crypto exchange OKEx abruptly closed its BCH futures markets ahead of their scheduled expiration dates and provided early delivery to customers. Bitcoin Cash Fork Leads to Premature Futures Delivery The Malta-based OKEx announced the early BCH futures delivery on Wednesday, stating that
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18:21 CoinDesk.comTwo Chains No More: Kik Selects Stellar Over Ethereum for Crypto Token Launch

"One Kin on one blockchain," said CEO Ted Livingston. "That's our vision."

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18:11 TheNextWeb.comMore malicious cryptocurrency apps found on the Play Store

It seems we might never win the battle against fake cryptocurrency apps on Google’s Play Store, as another four have been identified this week. The apps were masquerading on the Play Store as cryptocurrency wallets for NEO, Tether, and MetaMask. The dodgy apps were uncovered by security researcher Lukas Stefanko and had managed to amass a few hundred installs in total and have been available on the Play Store since mid-October. They have since been reported to Google and removed from the Play Store, it remains unclear if anyone was duped by any of these apps. What did they do?… This story continues at The Next Web

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18:09 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Veteran Jameson Lopp Named CTO of Crypto Startup Casa

Casa has boosted Jameson Lopp to CTO eight months after he joined the crypto custody solutions startup as an infrastructure engineer.

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17:06 TheFintechTimes.comUsing Bitcoin to Gamble Online

It seems that online gambling is always in a state of permanent evolution, adapting to new technologies and innovations accordingly. This includes milestone innovations like not having to download an entire online casino to your desktop thanks to Flash or Instant Play gaming, allowing you to simply play directly in...
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16:57 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Mining Firm Bitmain Confirms Board Shakeup, Denies Jihan Wu is Out as Chair

Major China-based bitcoin mining firm Bitmain has confirmed a report that its board of directors has undergone a shakeup but has sought to downplay that impact of these changes ahead of the company’s looming initial public offering (IPO). In an emailed statement, Nishant Sharma, Bitmain’s international marketing manager, confirmed to CCN that the company had … Continued
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16:10 CryptoCoinsNews.comPlace Your Bets! Bitfinex Opens Pre-Fork Bitcoin Cash Futures Market

Bitfinex has announced a new financial instrument on its platform in response to the upcoming hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. Noting a sizable increase in short bets on BCH – traders apparently believing that the split will have a negative impact on the per-coin price of Bitcoin Cash – Bitfinex has created something
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15:59 KoreaTimes.co.kr[Grand Prize] Cryptocurrencies walking regulatory tightrope

Before plummeting in value, cryptocurrencies were collectively worth over $800 billion, nearly doubling the value of Samsung Group. While the bubble has since burst, cryptocurrencies are still regarded as being pivotal to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Prior to their sudden rise, cryptocurrencies started out as secure digital currencies untethered to financial institutions that could be used anonymously across the globe.

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15:59 KoreaTimes.co.kr[Commendation Award] Integrity of cconomy: cryptocurrency regulation

The rise of cryptocurrency in the past decade is more than simply a technological feat; it is a real-world incarnation of an experimental monetary system. As with any unprecedented innovation, the technology's bounds have yet to be measured. Hence, it seems imperative that a governing body implements some regulatory measures to maintain the integrity of the nation and its economy.

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15:36 CoinDesk.comBain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli

Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures.

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15:12 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Is Charting This ‘Death Cross’ for First Time Since 2014

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price woes may not be over just yet, as a specific "death cross" indicator is about to reoccur for the first time in four years.

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15:00 CryptoCoinsNews.comBloodbath: Crypto Market Drops in $8B Wipeout; Bitcoin Cash Down 24.4% in 1 Week

Over the past 12 hours, more than $8 billion was wiped out from the crypto market, as several major digital assets including Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Stellar (XLM) suffered. For the first time in the past ten days, the price of BCH has dropped below the $500 mark to $480. Within the past week, after … Continued
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14:10 TheFintechTimes.comHacking into top cryptocurrency exchanges can now earn you top dollar at Hack-X, UCIM, Singapore

Hacking into top cryptocurrency exchanges can now earn you bounty at Hack-X, UCIM, Singapore United Conference of Internet Money (UCIM) has recently launched Hack-X, a platform that attempts to hack into the top exchanges across the world in an attempt to challenge their security mechanisms. All set to kickstart the Singapore Blockchain Week on 26th and 27th November, UCIM has a number of unique sub-events to keep its 800+ global audience engaged. The security of crypto exchanges is often a bone of contention, and Hack-X will challenge and evaluate the same. The event will welcome some of the most competent ethical hackers, security companies as well as developers to participate in Hack-X. These participants will then be given a task to hack into the listed exchanges and those who successfully deliver the task in the given time will then be rewarded with a bounty. “Our aim is for exchanges to

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13:17 TheNextWeb.comInternational Bitcoin miners vanish after stacking up $1.5M debt in Sweden

Sweden’s northernmost county opened its arms to two cryptocurrency mining firms earlier this year – but it might now be regretting the decision. The county of Norrbotten, Sweden is playing host to a cryptocurrency mining mystery. Two cryptocurrency mining operations have shut up shop and disappeared, leaving only unpaid bills behind, local news outlet Sveriges Radio reports. One of them, Miami-based mining firm NGDC, had set up its operations to begin mining Bitcoin. However, the business shut its doors in Autumn as its electricity supply had been turned off due to unpaid bills, totaling over $1.5 million. The NGDC’s energy… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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13:06 TheNextWeb.comBitcoin beats iTunes vouchers as preferred payment for Australian scammers

In what could be one of the strangest milestones in cryptocurrency history, Bitcoin is now the preferred payment method of Australian tax scammers, surpassing iTunes vouchers for the first time. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has fielded reports of over 28,000 attempted scams since July. It estimated Australians have paid close to $1 million to the scammers in the past three months alone, reports local outlet ABC. Tax scammers are notorious in Australia, known for preying upon migrants by demanding payments for fake government debts. They typically threaten victims with imprisonment and even deportation if the targets don’t give up… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,iTunes

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05:24 CryptoCoinsNews.comEthereum is a Few Years from ‘Profound Decentralization’ — But That’s OK: Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

Blockchain technology will power a monumental shift in society from a “scarcity to an abundance mindset.” These were the words of Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin speaking last week at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Lubin’s Blockchain Impact Theory Delivering his keynote address at the event, Lubin, who is also the co-founder of Ethereum development … Continued
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03:44 CryptoCoinsNews.comTwitter: Bitcoin Scammers Hack Retail Giant Target’s Verified Account

A number of high profile, verified Twitter accounts including retail giant Target and The Body Shop were hacked in what appears to be a coordinated campaign to promote yet another iteration of the now-ubiquitous crypto giveaway scam. A series of tweets by verified Twitter handles endorsing the bitcoin giveaway scam were highlighted by a number of
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02:48 CryptoCoinsNews.comRipple CEO Brad Garlinghouse: We’re Not Partnering with SWIFT — We’re Taking Them Over

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse went on Bloomberg TV for an interview about the usefulness of his company’s technology and told the interviewer that “any digital asset in the long-term is going to be valued based upon the problems it’s solving.” Garlinghouse: SWIFT’s Customers Think Blockchain Has Promise Ripple is widely believed to be solving the
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01:53 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Decline Will Persist until Mid-2019: Crypto Analyst Willy Woo

When the bitcoin price flatlined near $6,500 in mid-October, many crypto analysts predicted that the bears had finally become winded following a market downturn that has persisted for nearly a year and that the market could be primed for a December rally. However, technical analyst and trader Willy Woo does not believe that the flagship … Continued
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01:08 BitcoinMagazine.comRipple Files to Move Securities Lawsuit from State to Federal Court

Ripple’s legal team in their ongoing securities suit is attempting a new tack: to have the claim proceed at the federal level.
In a move that legal commentator Jake Chervinsky described as “crafty,” Ripple has filed a formal notice-of-removal motion to have their most recent securities suit, Zakinov et al v. Ripple, tried in a federal court rather than at the state level.  
In the notice of removal, the defendants, which include Ripple and its CEO Brad Garlinghouse, among others, request that the court “remove the … civil action, and all claims and causes of action therein, from the Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.”
The class action is a consolidation of three separate suits filed by Vladi Zakinov, David Oconer and

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00:23 9to5google.comOfficial G Suite Twitter account latest target of Bitcoin-related hacking spree

This week, Twitter has been hit with a massive influx of Bitcoin scamming. Bad actors are attempting to make their scams more appealing through the social platform via impersonation and outright hacking of celebrity and company accounts. Now, it seems, the G Suite Twitter account has been hacked, making Google the latest to have an account fall victim to the ridiculous scheme.
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13.11.2018
23:49 InvestorPlace.comShould I Buy Bitcoin?

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If you’re wondering “Should I buy Bitcoin?”, you’re not alone. Today, we're revealing if you should finally buy Bitcoin.
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23:39 TheVerge.comGoogle’s G Suite Twitter account is the latest to get hacked in Bitcoin scam

Google’s official G Suite Twitter account is the latest victim of an ongoing Bitcoin scam that has been plaguing the social media platform for the last few weeks, joining companies like Target (which saw a similar hack this morning), via The Next Web.

G Suite might be the highest-profile target of the scam yet, which saw fake, promoted tweets that appeared to originate from the G Suite account pop up in users’ timelines this afternoon, directing them toward a scammy Bitcoin address as part of a “giveaway.”

First time I've seen this scam - it's a promoted tweet, but If you click the user ID in the tweet, it actually takes you to the legit G Suite Twitter account. Very clever. @Google @gsuite pic.twitter.com/Us7ygYZMi6
— Andrew Maxey... Continue reading…

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23:37 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Analysis: Falling Wedge Indicates Interim Breakout Scenario

Bitcoin on Tuesday extended its downward momentum, dropping 0.67-percent against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD trading pair opened the Asian trading session at 6288-fiat and attempted an upside correction to as high as 6309-fiat. The selling pressure around the 6309-level resumed the downtrend. As a result, the pair kept forming red candles for the rest
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22:41 TheNextWeb.comBREAKING: Google hacked to promote Bitcoin scam on Twitter

In the latest in a string of cryptocurrency-related hackings, hackers have breached an official Google account to promote a Bitcoin giveaway scam to its over 800,000 followers. The official G Suite Twitter account just blasted the following message to hundreds of thousands of users: The incident took places moments after Twitter told Hard Fork it is working on curbing the series cryptocurrency-related breaches on its platform. This story is developing…Or just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Google,Twitter

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22:29 TheNextWeb.comBREAKING: Twitter addresses Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic after Target hack

Following a series of cryptocurrency-related hackings on high-profile accounts (including retail giant Target and some politicians), Twitter has finally addressed the Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic on its platform. In an email to Hard Fork, a spokesperson for Twitter confirmed – that in addition to Target’s profile – a number of accounts had been hacked to promote Bitcoin scams. The spokesperson added Twitter has been in touch with Target with regards to the incident (as also corroborated by the retailer). “We’ve been in close contact with Target this morning and can also confirm that their account was inappropriately accessed for approximately… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Twitter

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22:08 TomsHardware.com Target’s Twitter Hacked to Promote Bitcoin Scam

Malicious actors have hacked Target's Twitter account and then promoted a Bitcoin scam to the company's two million Twitter followers.

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21:52 CryptoCoinsNews.comCryptocurrency Mining Farms In China Shut Down For ‘Strict’ Tax Inspections

Cryptocurrency mining operations in the Chinese provinces of Xinjiang and Guizhou were suspended so the government could conduct “very strict” tax inspections and real-name registration checks. Power to the mining farms was shut off on November 5, sources told local daily Cong News. As a result, the mines lost about 1 million yuan (or roughly $143,700) a day … Continued
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21:51 CNBC technologyThis chart shows how cryptocurrency mining on your own is no longer profitable

Mining for ethereum is no longer profitable, Susquehanna says. 

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21:29 ValueWalk.comBitcoin Scams Being Advertised On Twitter Through Fake Elon Musk Profiles And Other Verified Twitter Accounts

Off the back of news that cryptocurrency scams are on the rise on Twitter, with Elon Musk impersonators hijacking verified Twitter accounts to promote bitcoin scams, I wanted to see if you might be interested in commentary from experts in […]
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20:30 CoinDesk.comTraders Now Betting 2-to-1 the Bitcoin Cash Fork Will Cause Price Decline

There are now almost twice as many open short positions betting that the price of bitcoin cash (BCH) will fall as there are longs betting on a rise in its price. According to data from crypto exchange Bitfinex, which allows margin trading for multiple cryptocurrencies, there are currently 89,457 open BCH short positions and 53,322 […]

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20:18 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Cash’s ‘Hash War’ Solidifies as Network Hard Fork Approaches

Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin cash mining pools supporting Craig Wright's Bitcoin SV have consolidated even more of the relative amount of hash power.

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19:57 TheNextWeb.comNew Russian malware mines different cryptocurrency based on your system

Is your computer suddenly sluggish and hot all the time? You might have fallen victim to this new Russian malware designed to steal your computing power to secretly mine cryptocurrency. Researchers from McAfee labs have discovered a new breed of crypto-jacking malware which cannibalizes your computing power to mine Monero or Zcash. What is particularly interesting is that the malware – dubbed WebCobra – will install a different miner depending on the configuration of your machine. Upon close analysis, the researchers noticed the attackers are distributing the software through a malicious Microsoft installer package. Interestingly, the package was programmed to… This story continues at The Next Web

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