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28.08.2019
10:06 CoinDesk.comCharlie Lee Vows to Keep Funding Litecoin Foundation Amid Pay Cuts

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee said he remains committed to funding the Litecoin Foundation regardless of its financial standing.

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07:50 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Teeters on $10K, But Can It Fend Off Another Bear?

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent market movements have thrown into contention the mid-term direction with some asking if BTC’s demand is enough to beat off another bear market?

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07:14 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Teeters on $10K, But Can It Fend Off Another Bear?

Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent market movements have thrown into contention the mid-term direction with some asking if BTC’s demand is enough to beat off another bear market? 

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03:45 Yahoo.com BusinessJudge finds Craig Wright committed perjury, must surrender half of his Bitcoin billions

Documents filed today in a Florida court confirm that self-professed Bitcoin inventor Craig Wright has come out on the losing end of a costly lawsuit.

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03:35 TheVerge.comTelegram will launch its Gram cryptocurrency by October 31 or bust

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge

Telegram’s cryptocurrency— the Gram — may be going public after all. The encrypted messaging app company plans to deliver “the first batches” of the coin in the next two months, according to a report at The New York Times.

The last time we reported on the Gram, it was to note that Telegram was canceling its initial coin offering (ICO), so the news may come as a bit of a surprise unless you’ve been following Telegram and cryptocurrency closely. But if you have, you’ve probably heard a rumor that Telegram has a hard deadline to make it happen: if it doesn’t deliver by October 31st, it legally forfeits the $1.7 billion it raised to make those coins a reality.

That October 31st deadline is real, according to legal documents reviewed by the T...
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01:57 NYT TechnologyTelegram Pushes Ahead With Plans for ‘Gram’ Cryptocurrency

When Facebook announced plans for a similar effort this year, the regulatory pushback was fierce. But Telegram appears undeterred.

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01:01 Yahoo.com BusinessVenezuela’s largest retail chain: 1,000 Bitcoin transactions and growing

Traki stores are blazing the crypto trail for merchants across Venezuela, accelerating its plans to accept Bitcoin and other digital currencies as payment.

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01:01 Yahoo.com BusinessAlibaba and Tencent among the first to receive China’s cryptocurrency – Report

As China's central gets ready to launch its own cryptocurrency, Forbes is reporting that seven institutions will be among the first to receive and interact with it.The post Alibaba and Tencent among the first to receive China's cryptocurrency - Report appeared first on The Block.

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00:13 CoinDesk.comVenezuelan Pharmacy Chain to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

The retail pharmacy chain has 22 locations that will be equipped with dash-enabled payment systems.

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00:02 CoinDesk.comJudge Confirms Ruling: Craig Wright to Forfeit 50% of Bitcoin Holdings

In a court document published August 27, Judge Bruce Reinhart confirmed Craig Wright must forfeit half his bitcoin and intellectual property acquired prior to 2014.

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27.08.2019
22:12 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Murder-for-Hire Plot Lands Jilted Lover 12 Years in Prison

The most persistent myth about bitcoin is that the dominant cryptocurrency allows users to make anonymous transactions. That myth may have contributed to the downfall of Tina Jones, an Illinois woman who will now spend 12 years in jail for a murder-for-hire plot gone awry. Illinois Nurse Pleads Guilty to Murder Plot Earlier today, Jones, […]
The post Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire Plot Lands Jilted Lover 12 Years in Prison appeared first on CCN Markets

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22:02 Yahoo.com BusinessBrave browser rolls out ‘Metamask-like’ crypto wallets for ETH, Ethereum tokens

Blockchain-based internet browser Brave has soft-launched cryptocurrency wallets for ether (ETH), Ethereum tokens and collectibles, including its native coin Basic Attention Token (BAT).The post Brave browser rolls out ‘Metamask-like’ crypto wallets for ETH, Ethereum tokens appeared first on The Block.

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19:53 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum Foundation grants show focus is on scaling

The foundation’s attention on Ethereum 2.0 is directed at scalability but not at the expense of security.

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19:41 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Weeks of Consolidation Are Coming to a Head

The bitcoin price has been consolidating for several weeks and the volume and price volatilities are coming to a head.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Weeks of Consolidation Are Coming to a Head appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:29 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Scam Impersonates Kiwi Celebrity to Pump Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

New Zealand radio and television personality Duncan Garner rebuked fraudsters for using his likeness to lure victims into a lucrative Bitcoin investment scam. According to Newshub, the broadcaster has been forced to publicly denounce the social media schemes, which use his image to dupe Kiwis into putting their money in cryptocurrencies. Speaking on his morning […]
The post Bitcoin Scam Impersonates Kiwi Celebrity to Pump Get-Rich-Quick Scheme appeared first on CCN Markets

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16:25 Techcrunch.ComFacebook is working with HackerOne on a bug bounty program for its Libra cryptocurrency

Facebook and its partners are moving ahead with its Libra cryptocurrency project and announced that it is working with HackerOne on a bug bounty program for applications built on its blockchain. The move comes even as government regulators have called for the company to suspend the project, while they assess its legality and the potential […]

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15:21 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin May Suffer Deeper Drop Below This Price Average

Bitcoin's pullback from June's high of $13,880 will likely gather pace if key moving average support is breached.

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15:21 CryptoCoinsNews.com80 Bitcoin Ransom Demanded in Alleged DOWN UNDER Kidnapping of Chinese Student

A Chinese student studying in Australia is allegedly being held at ransom with the kidnappers demanding Bitcoin worth over a million Australian dollars before they can release him. According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, the father of the 20-year old student was contacted by the kidnappers on August 24th. The kidnappers demanded 80 Bitcoin within […]
The post 80 Bitcoin Ransom Demanded in Alleged DOWN UNDER Kidnapping of Chinese Student appeared first on CCN Markets

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14:33 TheNextWeb.comFacebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators

Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According to registration documents filed earlier this week, Facebook will be represented by Washington, DC-based FS Vector LLC, a firm that specializes in regulatory compliance and public policy. The lead lobbyist named is John Collins, partner at FS Vector and formally the head of policy at Coinbase. Collins also lead US Congress‘ first exploration into digital currencies back in 2013 – so it’s likely he’ll know a thing or two about… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

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14:32 CoinDesk.comBitcoin May Suffer Deeper Drop Below This Price Average

Bitcoin's pullback from June's high of $13,880 will likely gather pace if key moving average support is breached.

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13:56 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Trends Weakly but Analysts Anticipate Strong $8,000 Support

After a flash surge to $10,800 on BitMEX, the most widely utilized margin trading platform for cryptocurrency traders, the bitcoin price has slipped back to the $9,900 to $10,300 range. On major spot cryptocurrency exchanges like Bitstamp and Coinbase, the bitcoin price rose to as high as $10,650 on Monday, following the liquidation of nearly […]
The post Bitcoin Price Trends Weakly but Analysts Anticipate Strong $8,000 Support appeared first on CCN Markets

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13:07 CryptoCoinsNews.com'*sshole Satoshi' Craig Wright: I Can Sink Bitcoin Price Because I'm a $6B Whale, Baby!

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright remains defiant after a judge ordered him to turn over 50% of his 1.1 million-bitcoin trove to the estate of his late business partner Dave Kleiman. Using today's bitcoin price, that entire stash is worth more than $10 billion. "The judge ordered me to send just under 500,000 BTC over […]
The post '*sshole Satoshi' Craig Wright: I Can Sink Bitcoin Price Because I'm a $6B Whale, Baby! appeared first on CCN Markets

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11:19 TheNextWeb.comSatoshi Nakaboto: ‘Craig Wright set to lose a whopping $5B worth of Bitcoin’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Stephen Hawking used to say: Success is just a product of your motivation! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 26 2019, at a price of $10,370. That’s a respectable 2.41 percent increase in 24 hours, or $244. It was the highest closing price in two days. We’re still 48 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017). Bitcoin market cap Bitcoin’s… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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10:56 TheNextWeb.comXRP bag holders are begging Ripple to stop dumping its coins

We know cryptocurrencies are subject to wild price fluctuations, sometimes at the drop of a hat. Sometimes whales dump coins causing prices to drop, and one of the biggest XRP whales, Ripple, is being asked to stop dumping. Of course this will work. A Change.org user going by the name of Crypto Bitlord started a petition earlier this month asking Ripple to stop dumping its XRP holdings. So far it’s been signed nearly 2,500 times.   “Ripple continue dumping billions of XRP on us, crashing the price!” the petition reads. It seems Crypto Bitlord genuinely believes in XRP as a… This story continues at The Next Web

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09:23 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum DEX startup launches app store to be ‘the homepage of the Lightning Network’

Blockchain startup Radar, best known for running a decentralized exchange (DEX) over ethereum, is expanding its influence in bitcoin and wants to "the homepage of the Lightning Network," according to Radar CEO Alan Curtis. The post Ethereum DEX startup launches app store to be 'the homepage of the Lightning Network' appeared first on The Block.

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03:43 CryptoCoinsNews.comRetiring Andrew Luck Should Pour His $24.8 Million into Bitcoin

If Andrew Luck is worried about money after his early retirement, he should have a sit down with NFL star Russell Okung. To be clear, Luck is probably not worried about money. His former team, the Indianapolis Colts, has decided not to recoup the $24.8 million owed to them.  Russell Okung’s Diehard Bitcoin Obsession Still, […]
The post Retiring Andrew Luck Should Pour His $24.8 Million into Bitcoin appeared first on CCN Markets

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02:27 Yahoo.com BusinessCourt rules against Craig Wright in billion-dollar Bitcoin lawsuit

A court has ruled Craig Wright “not credible,” recommending that half of his Bitcoin holdings be awarded to the Kleiman estate, according to attendees.

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01:41 CryptoCoinsNews.comCraig Wright Reportedly Must Give 50% of Mined Bitcoin to Kleiman Estate

Self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright suffered a massive blow today when a judge reportedly ordered him to turn over 50% of the bitcoin he mined with his former business associate, deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Florida federal judge Bruce Reinhart also allegedly ordered Wright to give (to Kleiman’s estate) 50% of any intellectual property he […]
The post Craig Wright Reportedly Must Give 50% of Mined Bitcoin to Kleiman Estate appeared first on CCN Markets

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00:34 Yahoo.com BusinessPanvala’s decentralized Ethereum-funding platform is now live

Panvala, a community-driven platform that rewards users for improving the Ethereum network, has now launched its smart contracts on the Ethereum mainnet.

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26.08.2019
23:49 Benzinga.comSantander Group Expands Use Of Ripple Payments Technology

Banco Santander SA (NYSE: SAN) is building a payments network that will allow Latin American customers to freely transfer money to the U.S. via a mobile app that uses Ripple technology, read more

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23:25 Fin24.comFin24.com | Bitcoin bullied into tighter trading range with top at $11 800

Bitcoin’s trading range is narrowing as speculators seek positions on the right side of a potential break-out.

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23:13 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Beat Gold as Safe Haven in US-China Trade War Moments: Study

While the U.S.-China trade war has been a cause of pain for stock market investors, it has been a boon for bitcoin, per a new study. According to trading platform eToro, the number of bitcoin positions opened at key moments of the Sino-U.S. trade tensions this year outpaced those of gold positions entered during the […]
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20:22 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price on Verge of 50% Boom to $15,000: Wealth Manager

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin has a new bedrock support level, and for the first time ever, it's in five-figure territory. According to the CEO and founder of the deVere Group, Nigel Green, Bitcoin’s "new normal bottom" is $10,000. "It bounces at this price. If it fluctuates below this level, it shoots back up again. We […]
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19:37 BitcoinMagazine.comChainalysis: Most Mixed Bitcoin Not Used for Illicit Purposes

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has found that only a small fraction of coins sent to bitcoin mixers were previously used for illicit purposes.
The post Chainalysis: Most Mixed Bitcoin Not Used for Illicit Purposes appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:40 CryptoCoinsNews.comLitecoin Will Skyrocket 100% Against Bitcoin: Crypto Analyst

By CCN Markets: Litecoin's recent block reward halving was supposed to be a bullish catalyst for the LTC price. Unfortunately, the long-anticipated event failed to help the struggling cryptocurrency rally against Bitcoin. Instead, it merely provided even more ammunition for Litecoin critics. Litecoin halving the price lol — PonziBonziBb (@jerry4562) August 20, 2019 However, "Trader […]
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18:06 TheNextWeb.comEarn money on your unused cryptocurrency with Binance? It’s probably more hassle than it’s worth

Digital asset exchange Binance is launching a cryptocurrency lending platform later this month. In a blog post published earlier today, the exchange announced what it’s calling “Binance Lending.” A platform which Binance CEO, Chanpeng Zhao, touted would let users “earn crypto in their sleep.” Binance is positioning the platform as a “value-add” service for exchange users that hold idle digital assets. In other words, if you have some tokens or coins on Binance that you’re just letting sit there, you could make some money by offering them for use in Binance‘s lending platform. Users that lend out their dormant coins… This story continues at The Next Web

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18:05 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum Foundation grants over $2M to Eth2.0 client developers and researchers

The Ethereum Foundation has unveiled a new round of funding for the development of Serenity or ETH2.0, which will bring Proof-of-Stake, sharding, and other scaling solutions to Ethereum.The post Ethereum Foundation grants over $2M to Eth2.0 client developers and researchers appeared first on The Block.

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18:05 Benzinga.comETH/USD Recovery Stalls At $195 Amid A General Crypto Retreat

Bitcoin led recovery propels Ethereum above $190 hurdle but momentum lost steam shy of $195. A retracement from the three-day high at $194.14 currently seeks balance at $190. read more

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17:30 CryptoCoinsNews.comMove Over Bitcoin, Boeing Stock Flies as Surprise Trade War Hedge

By CCN Markets: Move over bitcoin. Boeing stock has emerged as a surprising hedge against a volatile stock market amid escalating trade wars. Bitcoin evangelists like Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire claim that BTC is being embraced by investors as a "safe haven asset" to hedge against stock market volatility. Is bitcoin is a safe haven […]
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16:57 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin’s "realized market cap" breaks $100 billion

An alternative measure of Bitcoin’s market cap reaches a new all-time high.

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16:46 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin exchange bitFlyer adds Ethereum in US and Europe

The western outposts of the giant Japanese exchange says adding Ethereum is just the beginning.

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16:46 Yahoo.com BusinessParody Ethereum-based cryptocurrency has its moment in the sun

The token hopes to incorporate the US dollar as a sidechain.

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15:25 FinancialExpress.comBitcoin bullied into tiger trading range with top at $11,800

The data currently underline a growing confidence in the digital coin when it holds above the round number of $10,000, and a thinning out near $12,000.

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14:51 Yahoo.com BusinessWeekly Bitcoin Price Indicator Shows ‘Bear Cross’ in First Since February

A widely-tracked lagging bitcoin price indicator is reporting bearish conditions for the first time since February.

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14:15 CoinDesk.comWeekly Bitcoin Price Indicator Shows ‘Bear Cross’ in First Since February

A widely-tracked lagging bitcoin price indicator is reporting bearish conditions for the first time since February.

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12:42 TheNextWeb.comCalifornia man laundered $25M through his own DIY Bitcoin ATM and exchange

A man from the small town of Westwood in California has pleaded guilty to running an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange and ATM, and laundering money. Kunal Kalra, 25 has been found guilty of owning and operating unlicensed money transmitting business which he used to exchange up to $25 million in cash and virtual currencies. Court documents allege the service was used by dark web drug dealers and other criminals. According to said documents, this is believed to be the first federal criminal case charging an unlicensed money remitting business that used a Bitcoin kiosk. Kalra – who was also known as… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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11:54 TheNextWeb.comSatoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin might be showing itself to be a safe haven’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Albert Einstein used to say: Buy low, sell high! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 25 2019, at a price of $10,138. That’s a minor 0.21 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$22.21. It was the lowest closing price in two days. We’re still 49 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017). Bitcoin market cap Bitcoin’s market cap ended the… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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11:53 Yahoo.com BusinessDon’t Worry, Overstock’s New CEO Is Already ‘Drunk on Bitcoin’s Kool-Aid’

Overstock.com’s interim CEO Jonathan Johnson, the president of its subsidiary Medici Ventures, plans to continue the company's blockchain work.

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11:16 CoinDesk.comDon’t Worry, Overstock’s New CEO Is Already ‘Drunk on Bitcoin’s Kool-Aid’

Overstock.com’s interim CEO Jonathan Johnson, the president of its subsidiary Medici Ventures, plans to continue the company's blockchain work.

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10:41 CryptoCoinsNews.com$10,800: Bitcoin Price Spikes in Flash Surge but Don't Get Excited Just Yet

By CCN Markets: On August 28, the bitcoin price flash surged across major cryptocurrency exchanges, rising to as high as $10,800 on BitMEX, the largest margin trading platform for crypto traders based on daily volume. A large number of shorts were liquidated on BitMEX, triggering buy orders at a higher price, taking the bitcoin price […]
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06:50 Yahoo.com BusinessThe Faketoshi Circus: Even Bitcoin Can’t Escape the Politics of Money

The latest effort by someone to present themselves as the creator of bitcoin says a lot about the propensity for drama in the ecosystem, Michael J Casey writes.

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06:06 CoinDesk.comThe Faketoshi Circus: Even Bitcoin Can’t Escape the Politics of Money

The latest effort by someone to present themselves as the creator of bitcoin says a lot about the propensity for drama in the ecosystem, Michael J Casey writes.

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05:54 CNBC technologyFacebook's dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes — for the regulators themselves

Investors, crypto enthusiasts and regulators themselves say Libra has raised the stakes for financial authorities, forcing them to take a more serious look at digital currencies.

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00:51 CryptoCoinsNews.comCrypto-Obsessed AI Gets Drunk, Claims Ripple Surged to $9

By CCN Markets: With all this talk about bitcoin, you might be surprised to learn that the ripple price quietly executed the most spectacular single-day rally in the crypto industry’s history. The rally was so quiet, in fact, that it was ignored by every crypto price tracker, news blog, and armchair analyst. Except one. Report: […]
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00:29 VentureBeat.comThe teenager who made millions on Bitcoin is staking it all on this obscure token

The world’s youngest bitcoin millionaire announced he’s transferring all of his bitcoin holdings into Metal, a cryptocurrency that launched an ICO in 2017.

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00:27 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. lawmaker says still concerned about Facebook cryptocurrency after Swiss meetings

The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee said on Sunday she remained concerned about Facebook's plans for a digital currency after meeting the government officials in Switzerland that Facebook has said will regulate it.

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25.08.2019
19:03 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Stumbles 8% in 5-Day Slide as Traders' Fears Rise

By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price has declined by more than 8 percent in the past week from $10.950 to $10,030 across major exchanges like Bitstamp and Coinbase. The bitcoin price tried to test the $10,900 to $11,000 range that has acted as a strong resistance but the increasing sell pressure led to another pullback […]
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17:09 TheFintechTimes.comWalmart Looking to Patent its Own Cryptocurrency

Recent reports have suggested that the U.S. retail conglomerate, Walmart, has made tentative steps towards developing its own US dollar-backed cryptocurrency. Walmart is said to have applied to patent a cryptocurrency that’s tied to a traditional fiat currency, such as the US dollar. Walmart filed the application to the US Patent and Trademark...
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16:29 CryptoCoinsNews.comCalifornia Man Admits Masterminding $25 Million Bitcoin Launder Fest

By CCN Markets: One of the reasons governments have been against the adoption of bitcoin is because of its potential to be misused for illegal activities such as money laundering, and the latest report from Los Angeles, California, will give the detractors more fodder. A Los Angeles man has agreed to plead guilty to running […]
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12:35 TheNextWeb.comSatoshi Nakaboto: ‘Over 100,000 shops and merchants are accepting Bitcoin now’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Locke used to say: Let’s get it! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 24 2019, at a price of $10,159. That’s a notable 2.37 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$247.68. It was the lowest closing price in one day. We’re still 49 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017). Bitcoin market cap Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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00:58 CryptoCoinsNews.comThe Bitcoin Price Just Did Something It's NEVER Done Before

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin has been hawked as a safe haven asset for quite some time now, with bulls crediting the rising price of the cryptocurrency in 2019 to macroeconomic uncertainties and geopolitical tensions arising out of the US-China trade war. Recent price action suggests that bitcoin might finally be operating as a real-time macroeconomic […]
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24.08.2019
21:58 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Bull John McAfee Shills Zombie ICO: 'You've Been Warned'

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin bull and IRS fugitive John McAfee is shamelessly shilling a Chinese zombie cryptocurrency ICO — and he doesn't want to hear any lip about it. The hilarity erupted this morning (Aug. 24) when McAfee tweeted that he had accepted an advisory position with China Zombie to create and promote their CZ […]
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19:42 BitcoinMagazine.comVideo Interview: Carl Dong on Guix and Bitcoin Development

In this exclusive video interview, Bitcoin developer Carl Dong talks about the inspiration that he used in the process of coding Guix.
The post Video Interview: Carl Dong on Guix and Bitcoin Development appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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19:42 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Gradual Improvements

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.
The post Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Gradual Improvements appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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18:34 TechInvestorNews.comCryptocurrency Mining Employees Expose Nuclear Plant to Internet (Brian Barrett/Wired News)

Brian Barrett / Wired NewsCryptocurrency Mining Employees Expose Nuclear Plant to Internet - Xbox eavesdropping, email scammers, and more of the weeks top security news. ...

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18:02 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin mining revenue tops $14 billion

Even accounting for a rising hashrate, Bitcoin miners are still rolling in it.

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16:55 CryptoCoinsNews.comMark Carney's Dollar-Killer Digital Currency Threatens Bitcoin

By CCN Markets: Mark Carney wants the US dollar to lose its status as the global reserve currency, pitching the idea that a digital currency could take its place at the Federal Reserve’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This is not the first time that someone is calling for the dollar to die and […]
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13:34 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Fumbles Under $10,000 as Traders Fear $8K Target

By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price has fallen below $10,000 in a minor pullback, dropping from $10,300 to $9,880 on major cryptocurrency exchanges within a two-hour span. Prior to the abrupt $500 drop, several cryptocurrency traders stated that the bitcoin price is likely to correct to the $8,000 region before reclaiming the yearly high and […]
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12:50 TheNextWeb.comSatoshi Nakaboto: ‘Hal Finney calculated a Bitcoin price of $10 million per coin’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Descartes used to say: Shop ’till you drop! Bitcoin Price We closed the day, August 23 2019, at a price of $10,407. That’s a respectable 2.68 percent increase in 24 hours, or $271. It was the highest closing price in two days. We’re still 48 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017). Bitcoin market cap Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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05:20 CryptoCoinsNews.comTop Pro Athletes Like Messi Would Make a Killing in Bitcoin Earnings

By CCN Markets: Russell Okung, who plays for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL, has been pushing for the league to pay those multi-million-dollar salaries in bitcoin. You could say he's football's biggest bitcoin advocate, and he is quickly bringing attention to crypto across all professional sports. Okung, who is hosting a bitcoin event […]
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01:37 CryptoCoinsNews.comTrump Ups the Ante on China While Bitcoin & Gold Shine Bright

By CCN Markets: China had to see this one coming. After China President Xi Jinping revealed his intentions to slap fresh tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, President Trump raised the stakes, revealing in a tweetstorm that two could play that game. He decided to increase the tariff rate on $250 billion worth of […]
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01:36 TechInvestorNews.comEmployees Connect Nuclear Plant To the Internet So They Can Mine Cryptocurrency (Slashdot)

SlashdotEmployees Connect Nuclear Plant To the Internet So They Can Mine Cryptocurrency - Ukrainian authorities are investigating a potential security breach at a local nuclear power plant after employees connected parts of its internal network to the internet so they could mine cryptocurrency. From a report: The investigation is being led by the Ukrainian Secret Service (SBU), who is looking at the incident ...

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00:52 Yahoo.com BusinessIs Ethereum’s tokenization throne at risk? Binance thinks so

Binance Research has issued a report claiming that while Ethereum is still the go-to network for token creation, scalability issues put it at a disadvantage.

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00:41 Yahoo.com BusinessU.S. government’s blacklisting of Bitcoin addresses is just getting started

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis warns that the government’s crackdown on crimes linked to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is poised to escalate.

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00:27 Zdnet.comPolice to sell hacker's $1.1 million Bitcoin stash to compensate victims

Hacker told to give up bitcoins or face four more years in prison.

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23.08.2019
23:10 CryptoCoinsNews.comCrypto Exchange OKEx Pounds the Table on 34% Bitcoin Price Surge

By CCN Markets: Crypto exchange OKEx isn't concerned that the bitcoin price appears to have hit a wall just above the $10,000 mark. In fact, the industry giant believes BTC will surge another 34% to $14,000 before the end of the year, thanks to a helping hand from the US Federal Reserve. #Fed is expected […]
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21:21 TomsHardware.com Report: Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Partners Inching Away as Regulators Near

Some of the backers of Facebook's Libra digital currency are considering terminating their partnership with Facebook to avoid government scrutiny.

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21:07 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin retakes $10,400 as traders put up long positions

Bitcoin adoption could rise soon too thanks to Blockchain's integration of BitPay.

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20:45 Yahoo.com BusinessEthereum rises back towards $200 but still sluggish against bitcoin

Can Ethereum pick up the pace?

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20:34 Yahoo.com BusinessOpyn now lets you trade Ethereum with six times leverage

Decentralized finance tools are getting more ambitious—and more risky.

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19:59 Yahoo.com BusinessBlockchain Wallet integrates BitPay for easy Bitcoin payments

Is it time to actually start spending Bitcoin?

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19:36 BitcoinMagazine.comBreaking Up With the Banks: Stories From Bitcoin’s Debanked Community

Your bank service denial stories.
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19:36 CryptoCoinsNews.comWatch 'Bitcoin Joe' Kernen DESTROY Libra With 5 Punches

By CCN Markets: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency isn't getting any love from CNBC host Joe Kernen, better known on Crypto Twitter as "Bitcoin Joe." Reacting to a report indicating that founding members of the Libra Association had developed cold feet after the pushback the cryptocurrency has received, the recent Bitcoin convert stated that he has never […]
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18:52 Benzinga.combitFlyer To Support ETH Transactions

bitFlyer, a cryptocurrency exchange, now allows its Buy/Sell platform users across Europe and the U.S. to exchange ETH.
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18:46 Telegraph.co.ukProlific hacker ordered to pay back nearly £1m in Bitcoin to victims

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18:39 TheRegister.co.ukCybercrook hands cops £923k in Bitcoin made from selling phished deets on the dark web

27-year-old also shipped weed, flogged 'how-to' fraud guides A hacker from Kent has handed over almost a million quid in Bitcoin following a lengthy police investigation.…

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18:29 CryptoCoinsNews.comCanadian Bitcoin Scammers Fool U.S. Citizen in $230K Twitter Spoof

By CCN Markets: Two Indo-Canadians are facing fraud and money laundering charges in the U.S. after they ripped an Oregonian off their Bitcoin worth over $200,000. In a statement, U.S. Attorney in the District of Oregon Billy J. Williams indicated that Karanjit Singh Khatkar and Jagroop Singh Khatkar had committed wire fraud, money laundering as […]
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17:43 CryptoCoinsNews.comTim Draper: Bitcoin 'Magic' Will Dwarf Internet's Game-Changing Impact

By CCN Markets: Tech billionaire Tim Draper says the far-reaching impact of bitcoin "magic" will dwarf the sprawling influence that even the internet has had. The internet has radically transformed major industries such as communications, gaming, entertainment, and media. However, Draper says bitcoin and the technologies branching from it (blockchain, smart contracts, and artificial intelligence) […]
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17:11 TheNextWeb.comHacker who sold Uber’s and Sainsbury’s customer data forced to give up $1M in cryptocurrency

A hacker has been ordered to pay back over $1.1 million (£900,000) in cryptocurrency after carrying out attacks on several well-known businesses including Uber, Sainsbury’s, and Groupon. Grant West, a 27-year-old, who lived in a caravan park in Kent, England, has been told to pay back £922,978.14 after police forfeited his stolen funds following a two-year investigation called ‘Operation Draba.’ West operated on the dark web under the ‘Courvoisier’ alias and mostly used phishing emails to gain access to financial data of tens of thousands of customers before flogging them on several illicit marketplaces. Argos, Nectar, Labdrokes, Coral Betting, and supermarket chain Asda,… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Uber

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17:09 CoinDesk.comCanadians Charged for $220,000 Bitcoin Scam on Twitter

Two Canadian nationals posed as HitBTC customer service representatives in order to steal a user's login credentials.

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16:46 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Miners Are Heating Homes Free of Charge in Frigid Siberia

Hotmine makes a bitcoin mining rig that doubles as a home heating appliance. It's targeting places where winter is brutally cold.

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16:40 ScienceDaily.comThe technology behind Bitcoin may improve the medications of the future

Researchers have developed a prototype of an app that may potentially prescribe the optimal dose of medicine for the individual patient, as well as prevent counterfeit products.

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16:01 TheNextWeb.comAWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia

Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, is reportedly experiencing 500 error messages on its APIs. It says some withdrawal processing has been affected. AWS is having an issue, mostly with caching services, affecting some users globally. We are working with them and monitoring the situation closely. — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) August 23, 2019 It's causing some 500 error messages on APIs and affecting some withdrawal processing — CZ Binance (@cz_binance) August 23, 2019 The KuCoin exchange is… This story continues at The Next Web

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15:49 CryptoCoinsNews.com15% Ethereum Classic Pump Stokes Giddy Altcoin Season Dream

By CCN Markets: Ethereum Classic (ETC) is currently on a massive bull run this week, increasing its price by 30% in three days. The cryptocurrency continued its surge steadily today, skyrocketing its value by over 15% today. $ETC #EthereumClassic making a bit of a commotion. Is this finally the start of $altszn ? #crypto #bitcoinboom […]
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15:33 ReutersBritish judge orders confiscation of $1 million in cryptocurrencies from jailed hacker

A London judge ordered on Friday the confiscation of bitcoin and other digital currencies worth nearly $1 million from a prolific computer hacker, in the first case of its kind for Britain's biggest police force.

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15:26 Yahoo.com BusinessTezos to run $1.15 million cryptocurrency treasure hunt

The competition will be preceded by a mini hunt for 5,000 tezzies, worth $5,750.

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15:03 CoinDesk.comCraig Wright Again Claims Authorship of Bitcoin White Paper

Wright has made another attempt to cement his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto, posting bitcoin's white paper on a scientific paper hosting site.

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14:52 TheNextWeb.comFacebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought

Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backers have been spooked by increasing regulatory scrutiny. It’s being reported that at least three of Facebook‘s supporters have privately discussed ways in which to distance themselves from the project. When it was first announced, the Libra Association – the independent body responsible for overseeing the ‘cryptocurrency’ – boasted 28 members, which included several heavyweights from the financial sector (Visa, Mastercard), and technology industry (Spotify, Uber), alongside Calibra… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

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14:16 Yahoo.com BusinessDevcon uses Ethereum platform to issue 150 tickets

Unique Ethereum collectibles will be trialled as part of the ticketing process

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14:05 TheNextWeb.comBitcoin and gold trading trend broken as cryptocurrency outpaces precious metal – at least for now

Bitcoin and gold have been compared many times, but while the precious metal is reportedly set to suffer its worst week in almost five months, the cryptocurrency’s price recovered from a drop earlier this week and is now hovering well above the $10,000 mark. According to CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin started the month of August trading below $10,000; hitting $9,983.08 per coin at 05:44 UTC on August 1. It then recovered, surpassing the $10,000 mark, reaching $10,036.70 later that day. The cryptocurrency reached its highest value so far this month on August 6 at 10:44 UTC, when it climbed to $12,222.69. Bitcoin dropped… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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