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22.06.2019
11:59 CryptoCoinsNews.com$10,915: Bitcoin Price Destroys Key Milestone to New 2019 High, What’s Next?

By CCN Markets: On major crypto exchanges in the likes of Bitstamp and Coinbase, the bitcoin price has achieved a new 2019 high at $10,915 in an overnight rally. As the bitcoin price surpassed the $10,000 mark, a level that has been regarded as a key psychological level by prominent investors and analysts including Tyler Winklevoss and Thomas Lee, the sentiment around the near term trend of the crypto market has significantly improved. What’s next for bitcoin price? Technical analysts anticipate bitcoin to move past its current all-time high at $20,000 in the upcoming months, possibly by 2020. Crypto traders
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08:16 FinancialExpress.comBitcoin under fire: Global money-laundering watchdog launches clamp down on cryptocurrencies

Financial Action Task Force (FATF), set up 30 years ago to tackle money laundering, told countries to tighten oversight of cryptocurrency exchanges to stop digital coins being used to launder cash

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08:06 SputnikNews.comBitcoin Surpasses $10,000 Psychological Price Tag – Trade Data

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin reached the $10,000 psychological price tag early on Saturday for the first time since 2018, according to trade data.

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05:11 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Tops $10K for First Time Since 2018

Bitcoin's price passed five digits on cryptocurrency exchanges for the first time in 15 months.

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05:11 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Crests $10,000, Silencing Critics and Kicking Off Crypto Summer

— Tyler Winklevoss (@tylerwinklevoss) June 21, 2019

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04:04 ArsTechnica.comBitcoin rises above $10,000 for the first time in a year

Bitcoin's value has risen three-fold since December.

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03:02 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Tops $10K for First Time Since 2018

Bitcoin's price passed five digits on cryptocurrency exchanges for the first time in 15 months.

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02:52 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Breaks $10,000 for First Time Since March 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) has continued its steady rally in price over the past three months to break $10,000 today for the first time in over a year. Bitcoin broke the $10,000 mark today after trading in the $3,000-$4,000 range for the first four months of this year. Bitcoin’s recent price rally has seen commentators like Fundstrat’s Tom Lee predict new record prices for the crypto in the future, as Cointelegraph reported on June 19.

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01:21 Yahoo.com BusinessTax havens: A macro outlook at Bitcoin and how it could facilitate offshore banking services

Bitcoin. The word means many different things to many different people. As the world’s first and foremost decentralized digital currency, Bitcoin attempts to throw a wrench into the traditional monetary system.The post Tax havens: A macro outlook at Bitcoin and how it could facilitate offshore banking services appeared first on The Block.

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01:10 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin ATMs Installed at 20 Circle K Convenience Stores in Western US

By CCN Markets: For once, we’re not talking about California or New York when we discuss a significant expansion of retail crypto availability. Instead, we’re talking about Arizona and Nevada, where a block of 20 Circle K convenience stores now host bitcoin ATMs from DigitalMint. The ATMs currently only serve BTC, with a more than 10% mark-up for purchases. With bitcoin currently averaging around $9,800, DigitalMint currently asks $10,987. Dubbed a “pilot program,” Circle K’s more than 15,000 other locations could be next. Important to note: the corporation owns some Circle K locations, and franchise operators own some. The latter

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01:09 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin ATMs Installed at 20 Circle K Convenience Stores in Western US

By CCN Markets: For once, we’re not talking about California or New York when we discuss a significant expansion of retail crypto availability. Instead, we’re talking about Arizona and Nevada, where a block of 20 Circle K convenience stores now host bitcoin ATMs from DigitalMint. The ATMs currently only serve BTC, with a more than 10% mark-up for purchases. With bitcoin currently averaging around $9,800, DigitalMint currently asks $10,987. Dubbed a “pilot program,” Circle K’s more than 15,000 other locations could be next. Important to note: the corporation owns some Circle K locations, and franchise operators own some. The latter
The post Bitcoin ATMs Installed at 20 Circle K Convenience Stores in Western US appeared first on CCN Markets

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00:23 Yahoo.com BusinessAn analysis of Wrapped Bitcoin

Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) is an Ethereum token launched on Jan. 31 as an attempt to bring the liquidity effects of bitcoin (BTC) into the Ethereum ecosystem.The post An analysis of Wrapped Bitcoin appeared first on The Block.

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00:12 ValueWalk.comBitcoin Is About To Hit $10k; Spillover Effect Looming?

As you’re probably already aware, Bitcoin is about to hit $10k, experts chime in where the currency is headed in the future and if there will be a spillover effect in the bitcoin markets. Yonatan Sela, Co-Founder and Chief Business […]
The post Bitcoin Is About To Hit $10k; Spillover Effect Looming? appeared first on ValueWalk.

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00:11 CoinDesk.comWhere to Find the Rising Stars of Bitcoin’s Developer Community

The Chaincode Labs summer residency program shows how decentralized software development evolves.

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21.06.2019
22:54 Yahoo.com BusinessGold Bug Peter Schiff Celebrates Metal’s Pitiful Gains, Bashes Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: Longtime crypto critic and gold proponent Peter Schiff is excited. He’s not happy due to the stock market hitting new all-time highs or bitcoin prices surging but rather by a microscopic advance in the price of gold. This week, the price of gold topped $1,400 per ounce for the first time in more than five years. This, a mere 25% rally from recent lows, was enough for Schiff to declare victory: Over the last year exactly, it is up $130 per ounce or 10 percent. Schiff: Wrong on Gold for a Long Time Peter Schiff has reasons

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22:53 CryptoCoinsNews.comGold Bug Peter Schiff Celebrates Metal’s Pitiful Gains, Bashes Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: Longtime crypto critic and gold proponent Peter Schiff is excited. He’s not happy due to the stock market hitting new all-time highs or bitcoin prices surging but rather by a microscopic advance in the price of gold. This week, the price of gold topped $1,400 per ounce for the first time in more than five years. This, a mere 25% rally from recent lows, was enough for Schiff to declare victory: Over the last year exactly, it is up $130 per ounce or 10 percent. Schiff: Wrong on Gold for a Long Time Peter Schiff has reasons
The post Gold Bug Peter Schiff Celebrates Metal’s Pitiful Gains, Bashes Bitcoin appeared first on CCN Markets

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21:56 Yahoo.com BusinessGrayscale’s Ethereum Security Now Listed on OTC Markets

Grayscale’s Ethereum-based security, Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE), is available for trading on OTC Markets, according to an official blog post from Grayscale Investments on June 20. According to the post, ETHE is “an open-ended trust that holds Ethereum.” As further noted, this is a means of investing in Ethereum without having to actually hold the cryptocurrency.

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20:56 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin ATM Kiosks Are Coming to 20 Circle K Stores in Arizona and Nevada

DigitalMint has announced a partnership with multinational convenience store Circle K to install Bitcoin ATMs in 20 participating stores.
The post Bitcoin ATM Kiosks Are Coming to 20 Circle K Stores in Arizona and Nevada appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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20:55 Reuters.com TechnologyGlobal money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

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20:53 ReutersGlobal money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

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20:45 BitcoinMagazine.comNew Report Highlights Merits of Bitcoin Investment Among Global Uncertainty

A new report from Grayscale Investments explores how bitcoin investment can offer protection in uncertain political and economic situations.
The post New Report Highlights Merits of Bitcoin Investment Among Global Uncertainty appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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20:45 Entrepreneur.comFacebook Launches a New Cryptocurrency Called Libra

Plus, Lululemon launches a line of personal-care products, and a mental health chatbot app raises $3 million.

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20:41 ReutersGlobal money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

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20:22 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum Devs Approve First 2 Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Developers today approved two Ethereum Improvement Proposals for the blockchain's system-wide upgrade in October.

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20:21 CoinDesk.comWright Has Not Disclosed Full Bitcoin Holdings Per Court Order, Says Plaintiff’s Representation

Self-professed bitcoin founder Wright may be held in contempt of court.

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19:45 CoinDesk.comEthereum Devs Approve First 2 Code Changes for ‘Istanbul’ Hard Fork

Developers today approved two Ethereum Improvement Proposals for the blockchain's system-wide upgrade in October.

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19:34 Yahoo.com BusinessCME Bitcoin Futures Briefly Broke $10,000 Amidst a New Open Interest All-Time High

Bitcoin (BTC) futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s (CME) briefly broke $10,000 on Friday, June 21, according to data from trading analytics platform TradingView. BTC futures reached a new high for 2019 of around $10,050, breaking $10,000 for the first time since early March 2018, when bitcoin was trading above $11,000 per coin. The new 2019 record has grown in line with the new highs of CME bitcoin futures total open interest (OI) that has reportedly reached around $273 million after CME reported new all-time high of 5,311 contracts totalling $256 million earlier this week.

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19:32 TechInvestorNews.comThe Technology 202: Taking Facebook to task on cryptocurrency will be a steep challenge for Washingt (washpost.com - Biz)

washpost.com - BizThe Technology 202: Taking Facebook to task on cryptocurrency will be a steep challenge for Washingt - Lawmakers have struggled to get up to speed on much more basic tech problems. ...

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19:32 Reuters.com TechnologyMoney-laundering watchdog unveils crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

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19:22 Benzinga.comCommentary: Is The U.S.-China Trade War Behind Bitcoin's Latest Bull Run?

The Trump administration's protectionist trade policies, especially the tariffs placed on Chinese goods, may be driving the rapid recovery in the value of the most well-known crypto-asset, Bitcoin, over the past six weeks.
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18:59 Benzinga.comETH/USD Impending Double-Top Pattern Reaction Post End-Week Surge

The groundbreaking partnership between Ripple and MoneyGram catalyzed the momentum sending XRP/USD past $0.46. Ripple recovery stalls within a tight range between the 61.8% Fibo and the 38.2% Fibo. read more

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comPaxful and AirTM Partner to Increase Bitcoin Adoption in America

The goal is to introduce bitcoin to 300,000 new customers and open up a market of $6 million in monthly transaction volumes.
The post Paxful and AirTM Partner to Increase Bitcoin Adoption in America appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comCalifornia Society of CPAs Pushes for Accounting Clarity for Cryptocurrencies

The lack of specific rules in the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) led to confusion and demands for clarity among the CalCPA group.
The post California Society of CPAs Pushes for Accounting Clarity for Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comOKCoin Launches Malta Office, Begins European Expansion

OKCoin stated that it has further plans to expand into the various regional cryptocurrency hubs worldwide.
The post OKCoin Launches Malta Office, Begins European Expansion appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Mining in Africa: What Can Be Done to Encourage Mining?

Strict regulations, costly electricity prices and the high cost of setting up a mining rig are some of the major reasons why the African mining community is spread so thin.
The post Bitcoin Mining in Africa: What Can Be Done to Encourage Mining? appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comS.L. Benfica Football Club and UTRUST Partner to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Portugal’s most decorated football club, S.L. Benfica, has announced a partnership with the UTRUST payment platform to become the first of its kind to accept cryptocurrency payments. Benfica said they decided to accept cryptocurrency as a payment method to expand global audiences and upgrade its e-commerce strategy. Supporters will now be able to purchase team […]
The post S.L. Benfica Football Club and UTRUST Partner to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Market Structure Reclaims Strong Support

Bitcoin's price has reclaimed a major support level after testing it for the third time.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Market Structure Reclaims Strong Support appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comCME Bitcoin Futures Product Breaks Volume Record

In a liquidity report, CME Group has revealed that May 2019 was the most successful month for its bitcoin futures product since its launch.
The post CME Bitcoin Futures Product Breaks Volume Record appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comStudy: 74 Percent of Bitcoin Mining Powered With Renewable Energy

According to CoinShares’ latest biannual mining report, the vast majority of bitcoin mining power comes from renewable energy sources.
The post Study: 74 Percent of Bitcoin Mining Powered With Renewable Energy appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comIranian Cryptocurrency Miners May Lose Subsidized Electricity

Iran’s deputy energy minister is pushing for cryptocurrency miners to pay power bills at rates equivalent to those charged for electricity exports.
The post Iranian Cryptocurrency Miners May Lose Subsidized Electricity appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comOp Ed: Three Things to Watch for in Upcoming IRS Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines

With the IRS planning to release further cryptocurrency tax guidelines, there are three major things investors need to watch out for.
The post Op Ed: Three Things to Watch for in Upcoming IRS Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitMEX to Provide Cryptocurrency Data via Terminal

The exchange and derivative trading platform now provides cryptocurrency data to Refinitiv’s Eikon Terminal, a spin-off from the main rival of Bloomberg's financial data terminals.
The post BitMEX to Provide Cryptocurrency Data via Terminal appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comReport: Bitcoin Negatively Correlated With Traditional Markets

Bitcoin trading platform SFOX has released a report on the volatility of the cryptocurrency market in May 2019, finding that bitcoin is used as an instrument for hedging financial bets.
The post Report: Bitcoin Negatively Correlated With Traditional Markets appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comCoinsource and Expanding the Bitcoin ATM Network

Coinsource has become one of the largest providers of Bitcoin ATMs, working to expand its network and access to the original cryptocurrency.
The post Coinsource and Expanding the Bitcoin ATM Network appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Breakout Tests Macro Resistance

The bitcoin market broke north of its range, but there is a strong chance this breakout could reverse if this level doesn't become support.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Breakout Tests Macro Resistance appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBenchmark Rankings Launched to Combat Faked Cryptocurrency Exchange Data

CryptoCompare has launched an exchange benchmark product to safeguard against false cryptocurrency exchange data reports.
The post Benchmark Rankings Launched to Combat Faked Cryptocurrency Exchange Data appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comHow to Explain Bitcoin to Your Dad on Father’s Day: An Infographic

This Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to give your dad the gift of sound money. Here’s a handy infographic to help you introduce him to Bitcoin.
The post How to Explain Bitcoin to Your Dad on Father’s Day: An Infographic appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comStatechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain

Statechains, a new second-layer protocol, turns the concept of a Bitcoin transaction on its head.
The post Statechains: Sending Keys, Not Coins, to Scale Bitcoin Off-Chain appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comWatch Bitcoin React as Bakkt Confirms Futures Market Testing Date

Bakkt has set a date to start accepting users for the testing of its bitcoin futures product.
The post Watch Bitcoin React as Bakkt Confirms Futures Market Testing Date appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comP2P Bitcoin Exchanges Still Hodl Hodling On

In this episode, Dave and Grahm cover the recent news and developments happening around peer-to-peer (p2p) bitcoin exchanges with Hodl Hodl's Max Keidun.
The post P2P Bitcoin Exchanges Still Hodl Hodling On appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions

With Elliptic, organizations gain assurance that the bitcoin or other cryptocurrency they accept have originated from truly legitimate sources.
The post Bitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback

The bitcoin market rallied to $9,400 and the overall market structure is very bullish. But if demand fails to break through overhanging support, we could retest the $8,500 to $8,600 zone.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Breakout Could See Small Pullback appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comAsian Markets’ Appetite for Crypto on the Rise, Pushing Bitcoin Premium Surge

Amid the bullish trend in the bitcoin market, bitcoin’s popularity seems to be on the rise particularly in Asian markets.
The post Asian Markets’ Appetite for Crypto on the Rise, Pushing Bitcoin Premium Surge appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comWhy Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine

In this episode, Dave and Grahm cover shadow banking, Binance’s U.S.-regulation-compliant spinoff company and welcome back recurring guest Dan Held.
The post Why Bitcoin’s Security Is Just Fine appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Market Consolidates at Prior Highs

Bitcoin is consolidating above its prior range high while the market has failed to find support above the monthly resistance.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bitcoin Market Consolidates at Prior Highs appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:59 BitcoinMagazine.comBlockgeeks Partners With Bitbuy to Help New Users Buy Bitcoin

Blockgeeks’ base of crypto-curious users will now be able to buy bitcoin directly from its site.
The post Blockgeeks Partners With Bitbuy to Help New Users Buy Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:37 TheNextWeb.comFrance to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes

France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who announced the news today. The announcement comes days after Facebook announced the launch of its upcoming digital currency, Libra. According to Reuters, France, which currently holds G7’s rotating presidency, has said it’s not against Facebook creating an instrument for financial transactions. But, it opposes that instrument becoming a sovereign currency. It’s important to note that despite Facebook, and several mainstream media outlets, branding… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

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18:36 Yahoo.com BusinessBullish Bitcoin Supercharges Crypto Market Cap to Shatter 12-Month High $300 Billion

By CCN Markets: The net valuation of the cryptocurrency market on Friday flew above $300 billion for the first time in the last 372 days. Data assembled by CoinMarketCap.com shows that the cryptocurrency market capitalization touched approx $303.42 billion as of 1137 UTC today, its highest since June 13, 2018. That brought the market’s net bottom-rebound to as much as 196 percent, including a 143 percent gain on a year-to-date basis. A massive chunk of the cryptocurrency market’s gains on Friday came from bitcoin. The dominant digital asset today came closer to testing the $9,900 level, bringing its market capitalization to

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18:00 VentureBeat.comFrance responds to Facebook’s Libra with new cryptocurrency task force

France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations.

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18:00 CryptoCoinsNews.comBullish Bitcoin Supercharges Crypto Market Cap to Shatter 12-Month High $300 Billion

By CCN Markets: The net valuation of the cryptocurrency market on Friday flew above $300 billion for the first time in the last 372 days. Data assembled by CoinMarketCap.com shows that the cryptocurrency market capitalization touched approx $303.42 billion as of 1137 UTC today, its highest since June 13, 2018. That brought the market’s net bottom-rebound to as much as 196 percent, including a 143 percent gain on a year-to-date basis. A massive chunk of the cryptocurrency market’s gains on Friday came from bitcoin. The dominant digital asset today came closer to testing the $9,900 level, bringing its market capitalization to
The post Bullish Bitcoin Supercharges Crypto Market Cap to Shatter 12-Month High $300 Billion appeared first on CCN Markets

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17:49 Yahoo.com BusinessOxfam Trials Delivery of Disaster Relief Using Ethereum Stablecoin DAI

Oxfam International, a U.K.-based non-profit group, just spent a month testing MakerDAO's stablecoin DAI as a vehicle for helping disaster victims.

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17:21 RT.comBitcoin extends monster rally as it confidently moves toward $10,000

The price of Bitcoin has surged, exceeding its one-year high. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency was trading at nearly $9,900 on Friday, continuing its 2019 rally that has seen its value nearly triple. Read Full Article at RT.com

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17:12 CoinDesk.comOxfam Trials Delivery of Disaster Relief Using Ethereum Stablecoin DAI

Oxfam International, a U.K.-based non-profit group, just spent a month testing MakerDAO's stablecoin DAI as a vehicle for helping disaster victims.

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17:01 Yahoo.com BusinessCelsius faces pressure over its ICO token, suspending distribution with immediate effect

Celsius, a global cryptocurrency lending startup, could be in hot water over the status of its native token, after it took precautionary measures this week and suspended the asset's distribution in the US.The post Celsius faces pressure over its ICO token, suspending distribution with immediate effect appeared first on The Block.

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17:01 Washingtonpost.comThe Technology 202: Taking Facebook to task on cryptocurrency will be a steep challenge for Washington

Lawmakers have struggled to get up to speed on much more basic tech problems.

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16:12 CoinDesk.comG7 Forming Task Force in Response Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

France is setting up a task force within the Group of Seven nations to examine regulatory issues raised by Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency.

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16:07 Techcrunch.ComThe VCs behind Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

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16:01 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Eyes $10K After Erasing 40% of Bear Market Drop

Bitcoin has erased 40 percent of the sell-off seen in the 12 months to December 2018 and looks set to rise above $10,000.

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16:01 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Targets $10,000 and Beyond, Thanks to Weak Dollar Sentiment

By CCN Markets: Price of Bitcoin established another year-to-date high on Friday, touching levels not seen in over a year. Earlier during the Asian session, the bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate flew past the $9,800 level for the first time since May 6, 2018. As of 0200 UTC, the pair settled a fresh yearly high towards $9,812 on Coinbase exchange, up 5.92 percent on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. Bitcoin futures on CME also surged to establish its 2019 peak of $9,840. Rate Cut Drives Gold Higher The price rise appeared 12 hours after the Federal Reserve agreed to the possibility for a rate

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15:39 TheNextWeb.comBitcoin wallets aren’t addresses — a secret guide for embarrassed crypto noobs

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. If you own any cryptocurrency, the chances are you’ve had to use an address, or a wallet, or both. It’s confusing, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be. The fact of the matter is that a wallet and an address are not the same thing, but the differences are relatively easy to understand. With this in mind, we’ll define what they each are and explain the differences without the unnecessary technical detail. An address When… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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15:37 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Targets $10,000 and Beyond, Thanks to Weak Dollar Sentiment

By CCN Markets: Price of Bitcoin established another year-to-date high on Friday, touching levels not seen in over a year. Earlier during the Asian session, the bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate flew past the $9,800 level for the first time since May 6, 2018. As of 0200 UTC, the pair settled a fresh yearly high towards $9,812 on Coinbase exchange, up 5.92 percent on a 24-hour adjusted timeframe. Bitcoin futures on CME also surged to establish its 2019 peak of $9,840. Rate Cut Drives Gold Higher The price rise appeared 12 hours after the Federal Reserve agreed to the possibility for a rate
The post Bitcoin Price Targets $10,000 and Beyond, Thanks to Weak Dollar Sentiment appeared first on CCN Markets

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15:26 Yahoo.com BusinessMoney-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a coalition of countries from the United States to China, will tell countries to tighten oversight of cryptocurrency exchanges to stop digital coins being used to launder cash. The move reflects growing concern among international law enforcement agencies that cryptocurrencies are being used to launder the proceeds of crime.

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15:26 Yahoo.com BusinessMoney-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a coalition of countries from the United States to China, will tell countries to tighten oversight of cryptocurrency exchanges to stop digital coins being used to launder cash. The move reflects growing concern among international law enforcement agencies that cryptocurrencies are being used to launder the proceeds of crime.

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15:25 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Eyes $10K After Erasing 40% of Bear Market Drop

Bitcoin has erased 40 percent of the sell-off seen in the 12 months to December 2018 and looks set to rise above $10,000.

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15:24 Reuters.com TechnologyMoney-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector.

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15:13 CoinDesk.comCoinmine, the Entry-Level Crypto Mining Rig, Gets Bitcoin Support

The one-tap miner now supports ethereum, zcash, grin, and monero alongside BTC.

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15:02 Yahoo.com Business‘Big Four’ Firm PwC Unveils Tool to Audit Clients’ Cryptocurrency Transactions

By CCN Markets: Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is expanding into the cryptocurrency audit business with the launch of a new solution. The firm is expanding its “Halo” suite of auditing tools to provide audit and assurance services to those clients that deal in crypto. According to PwC’s press release: “PwC can currently use this tool to provide assurance services to clients transacting in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond, LiteCoin, Ethereum, ERC20 – OAX token, and Ripple (XRP).” PwC is enabling cryptocurrency adoption PwC’s crypto solution is proof that we are moving toward mainstream adoption of digital

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15:02 Yahoo.com BusinessRipple CEO: Bitcoin and XRP Aren’t Competitors — I’m Long BTC

Bitcoin (BTC), and XRP, the third biggest coin by market cap, are not competitors, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse claimed in a Fortune interview on June 20. In the interview, Garlinghouse outlined the key difference of two major cryptocurrencies, arguing that bitcoin is a store of value or “digital gold,” while XRP is a “bridge currency” that enables an efficient solution for fiat-to-fiat transfers. As such, Garlinghouse cited the difference between bitcoin and XRP in terms of transactions costs, claiming that Ripple can do a transaction for a tiny fraction of a cent while a bitcoin transactions costs roughly $2.30 on average.

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14:50 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘Big Four’ Firm PwC Unveils Tool to Audit Clients’ Cryptocurrency Transactions

By CCN Markets: Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is expanding into the cryptocurrency audit business with the launch of a new solution. The firm is expanding its “Halo” suite of auditing tools to provide audit and assurance services to those clients that deal in crypto. According to PwC’s press release: “PwC can currently use this tool to provide assurance services to clients transacting in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond, LiteCoin, Ethereum, ERC20 – OAX token, and Ripple (XRP).” PwC is enabling cryptocurrency adoption PwC’s crypto solution is proof that we are moving toward mainstream adoption of digital
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14:48 Reuters.com TechnologyEuropean central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money.

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14:46 ReutersEuropean central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

Three European central bankers are claiming oversight over Facebook's planned virtual currency to ensure it will not jeopardize the financial system or be used to launder money.

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14:14 Yahoo.com BusinessAustralia Central Bank Argues Bitcoin ‘Unlikely’ To Become Mainstream

Australia’s central bank said bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies would remain outside mainstream payments in a dedicated article issued on June 20. Titled ‘Cryptocurrency: Ten Years On,’ the document from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appears to commemorate the past decade of bitcoin’s existence while admitting zero faith in its future beyond a niche asset. “Despite achieving some name recognition, cryptocurrencies are not widely used for payments,” its abstract summarizes.

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13:50 Yahoo.com BusinessA Bang Up Week for Ripple: CEO Daily

A Bang Up Week for Ripple: CEO Daily

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13:24 Reuters.com TechnologyFrance creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments

France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday.

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13:11 Zdnet.comThis botnet exploits Android Debug Bridge to mine cryptocurrency on your device

The mobile botnet is focused on compromising Android devices.

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12:34 WhatReallyHappened.comFintech CEO claims Facebook ‘ripped off’ his bank start-up’s logo for cryptocurrency project

Facebook used the same San Francisco-based design firm for its crypto project unveiled this week as online bank Current, according to CEO Stuart Sopp.
The results are two extremely similar logos for the two brands.
“This is a funny way to try and create trust in a new global financial system – by ripping off another fintech firm,” Sopp told CNBC.

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11:47 Yahoo.com BusinessAlternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

One community member holds plans to execute a "friendly fork" of the ethereum blockchain in two months time.

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11:35 Yahoo.com BusinessAustralia’s Central Bank: It’s ‘Difficult’ to Imagine Mass Adoption of Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: After ten years, the Reserve Bank of Australia has decided that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies don’t pose a threat to Aussie dollars or other forms of fiat payment. The RBA concludes, after reviewing everything it knows about cryptocurrency, that it’s “difficult to envisage” an outbreak of Bitcoin users in the down under. Bitcoin Carries The Burden of Disruption It’s on cryptocurrency to be more attractive and useful than traditional payment methods. People will prefer the easier, more familiar world of debt-based currency until this is the case. To maintain the status quo, RBA says, rulers need only

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11:22 CoinDesk.comAlternateth: A ‘Friendly Fork’ of the Ethereum Blockchain

One community member holds plans to execute a "friendly fork" of the ethereum blockchain in two months time.

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11:10 CryptoCoinsNews.comAustralia’s Central Bank: It’s ‘Difficult’ to Imagine Mass Adoption of Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: After ten years, the Reserve Bank of Australia has decided that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies don’t pose a threat to Aussie dollars or other forms of fiat payment. The RBA concludes, after reviewing everything it knows about cryptocurrency, that it’s “difficult to envisage” an outbreak of Bitcoin users in the down under. Bitcoin Carries The Burden of Disruption It’s on cryptocurrency to be more attractive and useful than traditional payment methods. People will prefer the easier, more familiar world of debt-based currency until this is the case. To maintain the status quo, RBA says, rulers need only
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11:09 Reuters.com TechnologyFrance creating G7 cryptocurrency taskforce, says central banker

France will set up a G7 taskforce on "stable coin" projects, including Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, that will be led by European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure, France's central bank Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Friday.

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10:48 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Hits New 2019 High Inching Closer to $10,000 ‘FOMO’

Bitcoin (BTC) set a new 2019 high on June 21, hitting $9,800 and firmly beating daily returns of almost all major cryptocurrencies. Data from Coin360 put BTC/USD trading at around $9,675 at press time Friday after a minor correction from earlier highs. Previously, commentators had begun forecasting a break to $10,000 would spark considerable demand among prospective buyers, who would then push the bitcoin price higher.

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10:24 Yahoo.com BusinessMeteoric Bitcoin Price Breaks 2019 High as Investors Paint $15,000 FOMO Target

By CCN Markets: Since June 10, bitcoin has been on a strong upside movement supplemented with large volume across major crypto markets. On Friday, the bitcoin price hit $9,800 on leading exchanges in the likes of Coinbase, Binance, and Bitstamp, achieving a new 2019 high following a 162 percent year-to-date gain against the U.S. dollar. As the bitcoin price nears the so-called “FOMO” level at $10,000, which has been considered as a psychological level by many investors in the crypto market, investors anticipate the momentum of the asset to strengthen in the near term. How would bitcoin move after breaching

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10:00 CryptoCoinsNews.comMeteoric Bitcoin Price Breaks 2019 High as Investors Paint $15,000 FOMO Target

By CCN Markets: Since June 10, bitcoin has been on a strong upside movement supplemented with large volume across major crypto markets. On Friday, the bitcoin price hit $9,800 on leading exchanges in the likes of Coinbase, Binance, and Bitstamp, achieving a new 2019 high following a 162 percent year-to-date gain against the U.S. dollar. As the bitcoin price nears the so-called “FOMO” level at $10,000, which has been considered as a psychological level by many investors in the crypto market, investors anticipate the momentum of the asset to strengthen in the near term. How would bitcoin move after breaching
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07:50 CNBC technologyBank of England keeps an 'open mind' on Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney announced new measures on Thursday to help modernize and steer the central bank toward a new digital economy.

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04:17 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Is Taking the Winklevoss Twins ‘to the Moon’

By CCN Markets: The Winklevoss twins, Tyler and Cameron, playfully bragged that bitcoin is taking them to space — literally. Tyler Winklevoss reminded crypto fans that five years ago, he and his brother used bitcoin to pay for a trip aboard billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo. Tyler tweeted: “In January 2014, I bought a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic with bitcoin. The price of 1 BTC was $800. I won’t make that mistake again. I was reminded of this while sending a copy of ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ to my friend Richard Branson. #ToTheMoon” Winklevii Paid $250,000 in Bitcoin for

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04:06 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Breaches $9.6K to Hit 400-Day High

At 18:00 UTC on June 20, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization broke from a bullish triangle pattern on the daily chart, after being held beneath $9,348 for an extended period of time.

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04:05 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Is Taking the Winklevoss Twins ‘to the Moon’

By CCN Markets: The Winklevoss twins, Tyler and Cameron, playfully bragged that bitcoin is taking them to space — literally. Tyler Winklevoss reminded crypto fans that five years ago, he and his brother used bitcoin to pay for a trip aboard billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo. Tyler tweeted: “In January 2014, I bought a ticket to space on Virgin Galactic with bitcoin. The price of 1 BTC was $800. I won’t make that mistake again. I was reminded of this while sending a copy of ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ to my friend Richard Branson. #ToTheMoon” Winklevii Paid $250,000 in Bitcoin for
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03:32 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Breaches $9.6K to Hit 400-Day High

At 18:00 UTC on June 20, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization broke from a bullish triangle pattern on the daily chart, after being held beneath $9,348 for an extended period of time.

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03:21 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Races to a New Yearly High Placing $10,000 Within Eye-Shot

By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price surged to $9,500, marking a fresh 2019 high. As the stock market sets a new record, BTC is joining in the party.   Fundamentals Driving Bitcoin According to eToro Senior Analyst Mati Greenspan in a tweet, fundamentals are driving the bitcoin price higher. He cited institutional adoption, more monetary easing from central banks, and the upcoming bitcoin supply halving all as positives for BTC. Greenspan noted that pure momentum might also be driving BTC/USD to fresh yearly highs. Bitcoin is at a fresh yearly high of $9,500 per coin. Some of the popular reasons

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