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30.03.2019
16:05 CryptoCoinsNews.comSEC Crypto Mom: ‘Dismissive’ U.S. Regulators Miss the Point of Cryptocurrency

If ever there was a canary in the regulatory coal mine, it’s Crypto Mom. U.S. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce, who is affectionately known as Crypto Mom by the community, admitted that regulators, who have so far denied a bitcoin ETF, have missed the mark on crypto. In a sit-down interview with crypto and blockchain journalist Laura Shin, Peirce appears to suggest that crypto’s potential has been stifled by a narrow-minded SEC that refuses to embrace change. She places the fate of a bitcoin ETF in the hands of the market, however, though Crypto Mom is quick to point out where
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13:50 CryptoCoinsNews.comFacebook Bitcoin Scammers Target Aussie Celebs to Con Investors

Fraudsters and Facebook are profiting from scam ads featuring photos of popular Australian TV hosts that convince unwary Aussies to part with their cash and invest in bitcoin. You might expect this scam on an obscure internet chat room, maybe on the darknet, but nope, con-artists are using the world’s most popular social media platform and one of its biggest ad platforms to do it – and as far as Facebook is concerned it’s OK by them. The scammers doctored photos of TV presenters Karl Stefanovic and Waleed Aly in a fictional news segment on popular evening talk show The
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03:07 Yahoo.com BusinessSharp Bitcoin Rally in 2019 Unlikely: Analyst

The chance of Bitcoin (BTC) recovering to its former five-digit highs this year is unlikely, a trading expert told MarketWatch on March 29. While 2018 was a bear year throughout, in November a massive sell-off saw the valuation of major coins crash by double-digit percentages, with Bitcoin dropping below $5,600 for the first time that year. Options trading — which allows traders to bet on whether the price of an asset will reach a certain level — has reportedly been gaining traction in the cryptocurrency space.

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02:56 Yahoo.com BusinessSEC Continues Lazy Crypto Streak by Postponing Bitwise Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again proven its inability to make decisions regarding a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This time, the helpless victim waiting on the sidelines is Bitwise, which initially filed for its ETF two months ago in January. A section of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 states that the SEC can postpone a decision-making process by up to 45 days on specific filings. This 45-day period can then be extended to 90 days granted the SEC finds reasons for the extension and then publishes those reasons publicly.

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02:32 CryptoCoinsNews.comSEC Continues Lazy Crypto Streak by Postponing Bitwise Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again proven its inability to make decisions regarding a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This time, the helpless victim waiting on the sidelines is Bitwise, which initially filed for its ETF two months ago in January. A section of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 states that the SEC can postpone a decision-making process by up to 45 days on specific filings. This 45-day period can then be extended to 90 days granted the SEC finds reasons for the extension and then publishes those reasons publicly. In an official statement, the SEC
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01:59 Yahoo.com BusinessMajor Private Indian Bank Partners With Ripple for Cross-Border Remittances

India’s Federal Bank, a commercial private bank, has partnered with Ripple to use its network for cross-border remittances. The partnership with Ripple comes as part of a wider initiative to apply new technologies to the bank’s remittances network. One of the platforms will purportedly allow non-resident Indians in the UAE to send money through exchange houses and banks using the Virtual Payment Address of the recipient.

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01:58 CoinDesk.comCanadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments

The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.

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01:24 Yahoo.com BusinessThis Bitcoin Price Rally is Masking a Serious Problem

By CCN.com: This week is looking to end on a positive note for bitcoin, as the cryptocurrency clawed its way above $4,100, adding $1 billion to its market cap in the process. Bitcoin Price Cracks $4,100 as Bullish Sentiment Grows The bitcoin-to-dollar rate established an intraday high at $4,103, up 2.24-percent since Friday’s opening price. The session peak also marked bitcoin’s highest mark since February, leading many to believe that the cryptocurrency was finally breaking out of its prolonged bearish bias. The shift in sentiment has been building since bitcoin’s sharp reversal from the $3,100-3,200 range last December, which recovered

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01:01 CryptoCoinsNews.comThis Bitcoin Price Rally is Masking a Serious Problem

By CCN.com: This week is looking to end on a positive note for bitcoin, as the cryptocurrency clawed its way above $4,100, adding $1 billion to its market cap in the process. Bitcoin Price Cracks $4,100 as Bullish Sentiment Grows The bitcoin-to-dollar rate established an intraday high at $4,103, up 2.24-percent since Friday’s opening price. The session peak also marked bitcoin’s highest mark since February, leading many to believe that the cryptocurrency was finally breaking out of its prolonged bearish bias. The shift in sentiment has been building since bitcoin’s sharp reversal from the $3,100-3,200 range last December, which recovered
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00:06 Yahoo.com BusinessUS SEC Delays Decision on Bitcoin ETF Applications From VanEck and Bitwise

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed its decision on a rule change to the Securities Act that would allow the listing of Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETF). Bitwise filed its application with NYSE Arca on Feb. 15 under the condition that it would reach a decision in 45 days. Following today’s decision, the SEC must come to a decision on whether to approve the rule change by May 16, 2019.

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29.03.2019
23:09 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Escaped Bear Market 3 Months Ago: Analyst

By CCN.com: After a long and bitter winter, the crypto thaw has arrived and bears have lost their grip on the market. One economist says the bears were sent packing into hibernation as many as three months ago from a technical standpoint, though you wouldn’t know it from March’s narrow bitcoin trading range. Alex Kruger: Bitcoin Has Vanquished Bear Market – That’s a Fact Believe it or not, with the bitcoin price hovering near $4,100, the bulls have finally wrestled back control. Investors failed to commemorate the occasion with a party, which could just be a symptom of frostbite from

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22:56 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Escaped Bear Market 3 Months Ago: Analyst

By CCN.com: After a long and bitter winter, the crypto thaw has arrived and bears have lost their grip on the market. One economist says the bears were sent packing into hibernation as many as three months ago from a technical standpoint, though you wouldn’t know it from March’s narrow bitcoin trading range. Alex Kruger: Bitcoin Has Vanquished Bear Market – That’s a Fact Believe it or not, with the bitcoin price hovering near $4,100, the bulls have finally wrestled back control. Investors failed to commemorate the occasion with a party, which could just be a symptom of frostbite from
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22:30 TechInvestorNews.comThe best laptops for mining 2018: top notebooks for mining cryptocurrencies (Matt Hanson/TechRadar)

Matt Hanson / TechRadarThe best laptops for mining 2018: top notebooks for mining cryptocurrencies - Want to mine for cryptocurrencies on a portable laptop? We list the best mining laptops available in 2018. You dont need a gigantic mining PC that chugs electricity to mine for cryptocurrency. With this list of the best mining laptops you can buy today, weve gathered up all the best ...

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22:09 CoinDesk.comSEC Postpones Decision on Bitwise’s Bitcoin ETF Proposal

The SEC has extended its review period of the Bitwise bitcoin ETF proposal, filed in conjunction with NYSE Arca.

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21:22 Yahoo.com BusinessCommuters to pay with Bitcoin and crypto on Japanese subway

East Japan Railway Company is in talks with internet service provider IIJ over the implementation of a Bitcoin payment method for the Japanese subway, according to local media outlet ANN News. The plan is to allow customers to top off their contactless ‘Suica’ public transport card with Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, which can then be used to access the subway. Japan Railways Group is also looking into the potential of creating its own cryptocurrency exchange that would allow efficient integration with the Suica card. The card will also be able to be used in shops within the subway stations, enhancing the use case of cryptocurrency as a payment solution. East Japan Railway Company is also looking into Mizuno Bank’s J-Coin, which has The post Commuters to pay with Bitcoin and crypto on Japanese subway

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21:10 BitcoinMagazine.comZebpay Integrates Bitcoin Lightning Payments on Its Mobile App

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay now supports Lightning payments. The exchange announced the news via a blog post, where it claims to be the "first major exchange" to enable Lightning payments for its users.
Per the report, Zebpay users can now login into their wallet and use their bitcoin balances to make micro-purchases for free.
“Making Bitcoin technology widely accessible is a key component of our roadmap. Today, with the integration of the Lightning Network, we have taken yet another step in this direction,” Zebpay's CEO Ajeet Khurana explained in the release.
Wider Adoption of Crypto Zebpay believes Lightning payments can drive widespread adoption of bitcoin across the globe by making it easier to make payments for goods and services without fees.
The post reads:
"Zebpay would bear the transaction cost

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20:24 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin ‘Maturing’ Rapidly, so Why Can’t Crypto Slay Bear Market?

By CCN.com: Erik Voorhees, the founder and CEO of ShapeShift, a leading crypto conversion platform, has said crypto is maturing and that despite the price trend of bitcoin and other major crypto assets, the industry has seen growth in key areas in recent months. Crypto is maturing. It is now firmly in its adolescence. — Erik Voorhees (@ErikVoorhees) March 29, 2019 In the past 15 months, the valuation of the crypto market has plunged from $813 billion to $143 billion, by 82 percent, and exchanges have seen an overall decline in daily volume. Yet, industry executives remain positive on the

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20:00 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin ‘Maturing’ Rapidly, so Why Can’t Crypto Slay Bear Market?

By CCN.com: Erik Voorhees, the founder and CEO of ShapeShift, a leading crypto conversion platform, has said crypto is maturing and that despite the price trend of bitcoin and other major crypto assets, the industry has seen growth in key areas in recent months. Crypto is maturing. It is now firmly in its adolescence. — Erik Voorhees (@ErikVoorhees) March 29, 2019 In the past 15 months, the valuation of the crypto market has plunged from $813 billion to $143 billion, by 82 percent, and exchanges have seen an overall decline in daily volume. Yet, industry executives remain positive on the
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19:15 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Payments Surge to New Record: Here’s the Real Trigger

By CCN.com: The average transactions per Bitcoin block have gone to its all-time high in the past few days, and many people are attributing the rise in operations to a company called Veriblock. Veriblock is said to be creating as many as 20% of the total transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain at this time. The average number of transactions per block is at ATH. Source: https://t.co/XAQailPunX #bitcoin pic.twitter.com/B86lkuh5Iv — Gwented (@Gwented2) March 29, 2019 Veriblock: Proof of Spam? According to Blockchain.info, the current transaction rate is at its all-time high. The actual highest transactions ever recorded in a single day

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19:03 BitcoinMagazine.comOp Ed: Answering 10 Common Questions About Cryptocurrency and Taxes

Are My Cryptocurrency Trades Taxable? Yes. Cryptocurrency is treated as property by the IRS in the United States. This means that it is subject to capital gains and losses rules similar to other forms of property like stocks, bonds, real estate and gold.
You need to file taxes for your trades when you trade one coin for another or whenever you sell your crypto. Simply buying and holding cryptocurrency is not taxable; you only realize your gain or loss when you sell it.
How Do I Calculate My Gains and Losses From My Crypto Trades? To calculate your capital gains and losses on your crypto trades, apply this formula:
Fair market value is simply how much an asset would sell for on the open market. Again, with cryptocurrency, this fair market value is how much the coin was worth in terms of U.S. dollars at the time of the

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19:03 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Payments Surge to New Record: Here’s the Real Trigger

By CCN.com: The average transactions per Bitcoin block have gone to its all-time high in the past few days, and many people are attributing the rise in operations to a company called Veriblock. Veriblock is said to be creating as many as 20% of the total transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain at this time. The average number of transactions per block is at ATH. Source: https://t.co/XAQailPunX #bitcoin pic.twitter.com/B86lkuh5Iv — Gwented (@Gwented2) March 29, 2019 Veriblock: Proof of Spam? According to Blockchain.info, the current transaction rate is at its all-time high. The actual highest transactions ever recorded in a single day
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18:41 Yahoo ScienceZombie Crypto Stocks Resurface as Bitcoin Extends Recent Gains

(Bloomberg) -- Crypto-tied stocks, the former market darlings that quickly languished when the Bitcoin bubble burst, are showing signs of reawakening.

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18:41 Yahoo.com BusinessIrony Alert: JP Morgan Tops Ethereum Studio ConsenSys with Most Blockchain Job Openings

According to data made available to CCN from Indeed.com, one of the companies doing the most hiring in the blockchain sector is none other than JP Morgan. Others who topped the list are Deloitte and IBM (unsurprisingly). The rest of the top 10 companies with blockchain jobs (or jobs in the cryptocurrency sector) is as follows: • KPMG • EY • Accenture • Cisco • Microsoft • Conduent • ConsenSys For the most part, these companies are not surprising. What is surprising is that ConsenSys, the most significant player in the Ethereum space by a long shot, is last on

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18:17 Yahoo.com BusinessBitmain Eyes 2020 Bitcoin Block Halving as Pivotal Moment for Mining Fortunes

Embattled cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has allegedly hinted the release of its new mining hardware could hinge on the 2020 Bitcoin (BTC) block reward halving. The news was reported by English-language Asia news outlet South China Morning Post (SCMP) on March 27. Bitmain, which has seen a testing six months as market volatility triggered redundancies and a failed public flotation, reportedly said next year’s event could reverse its fortunes.

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18:17 Yahoo.com BusinessZombie Crypto Stocks Resurface as Bitcoin Extends Recent Gains

(Bloomberg) -- Crypto-tied stocks, the former market darlings that quickly languished when the Bitcoin bubble burst, are showing signs of reawakening.

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18:17 Yahoo.com BusinessJapan: 13 Banks Invest in SBI’s Ripple-Powered Blockchain Payment App


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18:17 Yahoo.com BusinessHow blockchain and cryptocurrency can address scalability issues

Scalability is one of the most hotly-debated topics in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrency. This is not just an issue around blockchain technology, but with virtually any system or network that exists today. Scaling a protocol simply means adding more transactions to a network while maintaining the same level of performance. Simple, right? Of course when one wishes to increase scalability, one needs to take into account the effects on both decentralisation and security, as it is virtually impossible to improve all three at the same time. Network scalability Network scalability represents the capability of a network to handle a growing amount of work, or its potential to be enlarged to accommodate said growth. For example, a system is The post How blockchain and cryptocurrency can address scalability issues

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18:16 CryptoCoinsNews.comIrony Alert: JP Morgan Tops Ethereum Studio ConsenSys with Most Blockchain Job Openings

According to data made available to CCN from Indeed.com, one of the companies doing the most hiring in the blockchain sector is none other than JP Morgan. Others who topped the list are Deloitte and IBM (unsurprisingly). The rest of the top 10 companies with blockchain jobs (or jobs in the cryptocurrency sector) is as follows: • KPMG • EY • Accenture • Cisco • Microsoft • Conduent • ConsenSys For the most part, these companies are not surprising. What is surprising is that ConsenSys, the most significant player in the Ethereum space by a long shot, is last on
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17:06 BitcoinMagazine.comWhat Is DeFi and Where Does It Leave Bitcoin?

The Bitcoin bull and bear market cycles are a pattern that produces significant developments — when the market is cold, people tend to focus on building the next wave of groundbreaking technology. One of the most interesting things emerging from this particular bear market has been a concept known as “decentralized finance,” manifested primarily by services that allow you to earn interest or borrow against your cryptocurrency holdings.
What Is DeFi? Decentralized finance, or “DeFi” for short, is an umbrella concept describing any financial services that are built on top of public blockchains like Bitcoin and Ethereum. It also encompasses all ICO activity, which, at present, mostly takes place on Ethereum.
Stablecoins like Tether and Gemini dollar, which are essentially just IOUs for fiat sitting in reserves, do not qualify as DeFi

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16:56 TheNextWeb.comRipple partners with the Federal Bank of India for cross-border payments

The Federal Bank of India has partnered with Ripple to facilitate international payments. In an announcement to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Federal Bank confirmed its partnership with blockchain technology firm Ripple. The partnership will see the bank use Ripple’s blockchain solutions for cross-border remittances. Unfortunately, it remains unclear whether the partnership will involve the use of cryptocurrency. Shyam Srinivasan, Federal Bank MD and CEO, and John Mitchell, Senior Vice President at Ripple, signed the partnership agreement between the two parties. It might come as surprising news to some as India and cryptocurrency have certainly had a tumultuous past.… This story continues at The Next Web

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16:19 Yahoo.com BusinessBreaking: Japan’s Biggest Railway Plans to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Japan Railways Group, the biggest railway and subway operator in Japan that is used by millions of Japanese individuals on a daily basis, is considering the integration of crypto assets like bitcoin as a payment option. According to ANN News, a mainstream commercial television news network in Japan run by TV Asahi Corporation, JR Group is currently planning to establish a cryptocurrency company, possibly an exchange in partnership with a major bank, to integrate cryptocurrencies. Massive Boost in Crypto and Bitcoin Adoption If JR Group moves forward with its plans to integrate crypto into the Suica card, the national public

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16:06 CryptoCoinsNews.comBreaking: Japan’s Biggest Railway Plans to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments

Japan Railways Group, the biggest railway and subway operator in Japan that is used by millions of Japanese individuals on a daily basis, is considering the integration of crypto assets like bitcoin as a payment option. According to ANN News, a mainstream commercial television news network in Japan run by TV Asahi Corporation, JR Group is currently planning to establish a cryptocurrency company, possibly an exchange in partnership with a major bank, to integrate cryptocurrencies. Massive Boost in Crypto and Bitcoin Adoption If JR Group moves forward with its plans to integrate crypto into the Suica card, the national public
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15:20 Yahoo.com BusinessIndia’s Bureaucracy is Sending Local Bitcoin Industry into a Sh**hole

What would you call an organization that is sitting atop a game-changing regulatory framework for more than a year but couldn’t submit a single proposal nevertheless? Incompetent, perhaps. It is precisely what the Interministerial Committee (IMC) has become: an incompetent group of administrators and ministers that cannot decide what it wants to do with new technologies. Established by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in December 2017, the IMC was first told to submit its proposal in July 2018. But it kept delaying the matter, citing “lots of issues that need understanding” and “lots of studying” that needs to be done.

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14:45 ComputerWeekly.comICO kicks off sandbox beta to support innovation

ComputerWeekly’s best articles of the day

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14:21 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Hits 5-Week High With Chart Echoing 2015 Pre-Rally Pattern

Bitcoin is slowly gaining altitude with a long-term lagging indicator flashing signs similar to those seen before the 2015 bull breakout.

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14:08 FinExtra.comDigital Asset Journey - From crypto currency to corporate digital asset ecosystems

2019 marks a special year for digital assets. On January 3, 2019, the world celebrated the 10th anni...

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13:57 CryptoCoinsNews.comIndia’s Bureaucracy is Sending Local Bitcoin Industry into a Sh**hole

What would you call an organization that is sitting atop a game-changing regulatory framework for more than a year but couldn’t submit a single proposal nevertheless? Incompetent, perhaps. It is precisely what the Interministerial Committee (IMC) has become: an incompetent group of administrators and ministers that cannot decide what it wants to do with new technologies. Established by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in December 2017, the IMC was first told to submit its proposal in July 2018. But it kept delaying the matter, citing “lots of issues that need understanding” and “lots of studying” that needs to be done.
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13:24 TheNextWeb.comThis Canadian town is letting residents pay taxes in Bitcoin

A small town in Canada, just north of Toronto, is joining Ohio in providing its citizens with an option to pay some taxes in cryptocurrency – Bitcoin, to be exact. The town of Innisfil will begin accepting Bitcoin as payment for property taxes in April, local news outlet Simcoe. According to the report, Innisfil is the first municipality in the North American nation to offer citizens the option to pay in cryptocurrency. “Once again, we are proud to be first in taking this bold step by offering this new, exciting payment option to our residents,” Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin said… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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12:47 CoinDesk.comBitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum Mining More Decentralized

The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."

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10:34 Yahoo.com Business62% of Analysts Believe Brexit Will Boost Value of Cryptocurrencies

According to data collected by Cindicator, a market intelligence firm that ran an ICO in 2017, at least 62% of analysts polled believe that the upcoming Brexit will have a positive impact on the market for digital assets and cryptocurrencies. 74% of all surveyed parties are considering cryptocurrencies as an addition to their portfolio. Most analysts also believe that the current deadline for Brexit will pass, but will be extended. According to Cindicator’s Hybrid Intelligence, there’s just a 19.1% chance that the deadline of March 29th. At 22.5%, there’s a slightly higher chance that Britain will exit the EU without

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10:10 CryptoCoinsNews.com62% of Analysts Believe Brexit Will Boost Value of Cryptocurrencies

According to data collected by Cindicator, a market intelligence firm that ran an ICO in 2017, at least 62% of analysts polled believe that the upcoming Brexit will have a positive impact on the market for digital assets and cryptocurrencies. 74% of all surveyed parties are considering cryptocurrencies as an addition to their portfolio. Most analysts also believe that the current deadline for Brexit will pass, but will be extended. According to Cindicator’s Hybrid Intelligence, there’s just a 19.1% chance that the deadline of March 29th. At 22.5%, there’s a slightly higher chance that Britain will exit the EU without
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05:52 WhatReallyHappened.comThe Consensus Crisis: Conspiracy Theories, The Mandela Effect, Social Media Censorship, and Bitcoin

By Vin Armani
How are the social media backlash against “conspiracy theories,” The Mandela Effect, and Bitcoin all connected?
Over the last twenty years, individuals have become ever more interconnected, particularly through social media. The change in the speed with which we are able to find (and break) consensus has outstripped the consensus mechanisms that evolved along with our species.
The result is our current state, The Consensus Crisis...

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02:54 Yahoo.com BusinessIs Bitcoin Fundamentally Incapable of Mass Adoption? The Economist Thinks So

An article out today in the Economist lists several reasons why Bitcoin may never have a “long-lasting” recovery. The unnamed author writes, in part: “The bust has been correspondingly brutal. Those who bought near the top were left with one of the world’s worst-performing assets. Cryptocurrency startups fired employees; banks shelved their products. On March 14th the CBOE said it would soon stop offering Bitcoin futures.” He or she neglects to mention that Bitcoin has previously been one of the best performing assets as well. An interesting point to make: Bitcoin over the past three years has been the best

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02:53 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Upward Drift Continues Following Established Macro Support

By Bitcoin Schmitcoin
Copyedit by Ashley Lachance
Since mid-February, the bitcoin market has continued to drift upward toward a band of strong, macro resistance (shown below as a red band). This slow, drift upward marks our fourth test of the resistance zone and, unlike the three prior tests, our rejection of the level has shown a weakness on the side of the bears:
If we compare the three prior rejections (labeled , we see that the move into this resistance level was violent — and had equally violent rejections. Our fourth attempt, however, was brought into the level on low volatility and saw a weak rejection.
In addition, we are displaying our first sign of support above a crucial level in our market structure (outlined below in black):
This black, outlined level is significant level as it represents

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02:42 CryptoCoinsNews.comIs Bitcoin Fundamentally Incapable of Mass Adoption? The Economist Thinks So

An article out today in the Economist lists several reasons why Bitcoin may never have a “long-lasting” recovery. The unnamed author writes, in part: “The bust has been correspondingly brutal. Those who bought near the top were left with one of the world’s worst-performing assets. Cryptocurrency startups fired employees; banks shelved their products. On March 14th the CBOE said it would soon stop offering Bitcoin futures.” He or she neglects to mention that Bitcoin has previously been one of the best performing assets as well. An interesting point to make: Bitcoin over the past three years has been the best
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00:15 Yahoo.com BusinessEx-QuadrigaCX Lawyer Exposes Bitcoin Exchange’s Descent into ‘Lawlessness’

By CCN.com: QuadrigaCX had a long and successful run as Canada’s top Bitcoin exchange. Former counsel to the exchange, Christine Duhaime, says in a blog post at Coindesk that the company was among the only exchanges to publicly publish audits or obtain cold storage insurance. Both choices were laudable and rare among exchanges in 2015, when she was fired after six months of providing advice on regulatory issues. She says CEO Gerald Cotten wanted to move away from being a publicly listed company and shook out all the “law and order” types. She says the company is composed of four

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00:15 Yahoo.com BusinessCoinBene: Blockchain Researchers Say Bitcoin Exchange Lost At Least $105 Million

As CCN recently reported, CoinBene has clearly said that no hack has taken place. However, Elementus’ Max Galka believes that a recent, sizable fund movement from CoinBene to several other exchanges is evidence of the opposite. CoinBene wrote in a blog post today: CoinBene will periodically announce the upgrade and maintenance, and please pay attention to the announcement in time. Please understand that the inconvenience caused during the upgrade and maintenance period. Thank you for your understanding and support! Hack or No Hack? Blockchains Don’t Lie They tweeted this yesterday: #Announcement ‼Somebody doubt CoinBene was attacked by hacker recently because

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00:03 CryptoCoinsNews.comCoinBene: Blockchain Researchers Say Bitcoin Exchange Lost At Least $105 Million

As CCN recently reported, CoinBene has clearly said that no hack has taken place. However, Elementus’ Max Galka believes that a recent, sizable fund movement from CoinBene to several other exchanges is evidence of the opposite. CoinBene wrote in a blog post today: CoinBene will periodically announce the upgrade and maintenance, and please pay attention to the announcement in time. Please understand that the inconvenience caused during the upgrade and maintenance period. Thank you for your understanding and support! Hack or No Hack? Blockchains Don’t Lie They tweeted this yesterday: #Announcement ‼Somebody doubt CoinBene was attacked by hacker recently because
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28.03.2019
23:40 CryptoCoinsNews.comEx-QuadrigaCX Lawyer Exposes Bitcoin Exchange’s Descent into ‘Lawlessness’

By CCN.com: QuadrigaCX had a long and successful run as Canada’s top Bitcoin exchange. Former counsel to the exchange, Christine Duhaime, says in a blog post at Coindesk that the company was among the only exchanges to publicly publish audits or obtain cold storage insurance. Both choices were laudable and rare among exchanges in 2015, when she was fired after six months of providing advice on regulatory issues. She says CEO Gerald Cotten wanted to move away from being a publicly listed company and shook out all the “law and order” types. She says the company is composed of four
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22:33 Yahoo.com BusinessCryptocurrency and banking apps targeted by new Android malware

A new Trojan horse malware is trying to steal fiat and crypto assets, the Next Web writes. The malware called “Gustuff” is designed specifically for Android phones, targeting customers of big international banks and cryptocurrency exchanges.The post Cryptocurrency and banking apps targeted by new Android malware appeared first on The Block.

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22:15 Techcrunch.ComHow to file taxes on your cryptocurrency trades in a bear year

Fred traded cryptocurrencies last year. Unfortunately, his trading yielded a capital loss of more than $35,000. Filing taxes could add another headache in a few weeks if not done correctly.

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21:59 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Adoption Crippled by Public’s ‘Serious Mental Barrier’

By CCN.com: Bitcoin won’t go mainstream anytime soon because there’s a societal mental block that’s hindering mass adoption. That’s the opinion of Jack Mallers, creator of the Zap Lightning Network wallet. Mallers made the remarks at a recent forum hosted by the MIT Bitcoin Club (video below). Mallers: Bitcoin Skeptics Think It’s Too Risky Mallers believes the reluctance to embrace bitcoin is tied to the negative public perception of crypto more so than technical obstacles. “There’s a serious mental barrier that needs to be broken down as far as people’s relationship with bitcoin and the asset itself,” Mallers said, as

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21:46 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Adoption Crippled by Public’s ‘Serious Mental Barrier’

Bitcoin won’t go mainstream anytime soon because there’s a societal mental block that’s hindering mass adoption. That’s the opinion of Jack Mallers, creator of the Zap Lightning Network wallet. Mallers made the remarks at a recent forum hosted by the MIT Bitcoin Club (video below). Mallers: Bitcoin Skeptics Think It’s Too Risky Mallers believes the reluctance to embrace bitcoin is tied to the negative public perception of crypto more so than technical obstacles. “There’s a serious mental barrier that needs to be broken down as far as people’s relationship with bitcoin and the asset itself,” Mallers said, as first reported
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21:25 Yahoo.com BusinessBitmain plans to launch new 7nm chip miners ahead of next Bitcoin halving

Bitmain has been in a tough spot ever since the crypto winter began. The company needed to lay off a good portion of its employees, closing foreign offices, and also had a failed IPO application with HKex.The post Bitmain plans to launch new 7nm chip miners ahead of next Bitcoin halving appeared first on The Block.

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21:01 Yahoo.com BusinessCrypto Winter Thaws as Bitcoin Investment Firms Raise Nearly $275 Million

Down more than 82 percent from its all-time high at $813 billion, the crypto market technically remains neck-deep in a 15-month long bear market that began in January 2018. But, in recent months, with support from some of the largest financial institutions in the global market, the crypto industry has seen significant progress in areas including institutionalization, regulation, and adoption. This week, reports have revealed that two major funds in the crypto market Pantera Capital and XRP Capital are finalizing a $175 million fund and $100 million fund, respectively, with freshly raised capital. Massive Funding Rounds Bolster Crypto Despite Waning

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20:49 CryptoCoinsNews.comCrypto Winter Thaws as Bitcoin Investment Firms Raise Nearly $275 Million

Down more than 82 percent from its all-time high at $813 billion, the crypto market technically remains neck-deep in a 15-month long bear market that began in January 2018. But, in recent months, with support from some of the largest financial institutions in the global market, the crypto industry has seen significant progress in areas including institutionalization, regulation, and adoption. This week, reports have revealed that two major funds in the crypto market Pantera Capital and XRP Capital are finalizing a $175 million fund and $100 million fund, respectively, with freshly raised capital. Massive Funding Rounds Bolster Crypto Despite Waning
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20:39 TheNextWeb.comHackers fix 20 security flaws in cryptocurrency-related platforms in 2 weeks

White-hat hackers continue to rid blockchain projects of their bugs, having earned a minimum of $7,400 for fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency platforms like Monero and Stellar. Seven companies dished out rewards to blockchain hackers for finding and patching 20 software bugs in the past two weeks (between March 14 and 28), according to HackerOne data reviewed by Hard Fork. Cryptocurrency startups Augur, Monero, ICON, and Stellar distributed bounties to security researchers – even payment platforms Crypto.com, Robinhood, and Omise recently paid hackers to fix up their code. Which blockchain-related startup featured the most bugs this time? Omise, the developer of the OmiseGO… This story continues at The Next Web

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20:38 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Pushes $4,100 as Oil Futures See Losses

Thursday, March 28 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to moderate gains on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) stays over $4,000. Bitcoin is up nearly half a percent on the day, trading at around $4,087, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is over 1 percent higher than $4,060, the price at which Bitcoin started the week.

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20:01 BitcoinMagazine.comInnisfil Becomes First City in Canada to Accept Bitcoin for Municipal Taxes

Ohio might have made history as the first city to accept cryptocurrency for corporate taxes, but one Canadian town is adding its name to the books by becoming the first in North America to permit its citizens to pay their personal taxes in bitcoin.The tiny town of Innisfil (with a population of 36,500), situated about 45 minutes north of Toronto, just approved an initiative that will allow its residents to satisfy their municipal taxes (income taxes and property taxes) in bitcoin, beginning in April 2019.
Andrei Poliakov, the founder and CEO of Coinberry, told that the exchange has been in talks with officials for some months, after Kyle Kemper of the Blockchain Association of Canada connected the private and public entities. A live hearing was held on March 27, 2019, to pass the initiative and it went off without a hitch, Poliakov

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19:49 CryptoCoinsNews.com$9 Million Bitcoin Scam Defrauded More Than 250 Victims

Jon Montroll, the man behind BitFunder and WeExchange, was charged with fraud last February. He pleaded guilty last July, and will be sentenced in April. Montroll reportedly hid the theft of over 6,000 BTC from his platform in 2013, and went to great lengths to hide the hack – even lying to investigators. His lawyers are seeking probation, but prosecutors are pushing for a sentence of at least 27 months. Government Struggles to Identify Remaining Victims The SEC has reportedly sent a letter to the Southern District of New York, the federal court where Montroll will be sentenced, indicating that
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19:38 TheNextWeb.com4 things that concern Vitalik Buterin about moving Ethereum to Proof-of-Stake

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin recently took to Reddit to discuss some of the biggest roadblocks ahead the network’s transition to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). According to Buterin, there are currently four major hurdles ahead of implementing Proof-of-Stake. Here they are: 1. Having lower than expected participation rates in validating 2. Stake pooling becoming too popular 3. Sharding turning out more technically complicated than expected 4. Running nodes turning out more expensive than expected, leading to (1) and (2) Buterin’s primary concern lies in keeping Ethereum’s blockchain decentralized, while also ensuring a low entry barrier for network validators – or put otherwise, making… This story continues at The Next Web

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19:12 CoinDesk.comBitrefill Now Lets You Pay for Airbnb Rentals With 5 Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has added a service allowing users to book Airbnb rentals with bitcoin, ether and more.

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19:00 BitcoinMagazine.comLocalBitcoins, Once a Go-To for Anonymous Bitcoin Transactions, Adds KYC

The Finland-based, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading platform LocalBitcoins released a statement on March 25, 2019, responding to a new act approved by the Finnish Parliament that will require users to verify their identities. This marks a major change for the service, which had been a primary way for users wishing to protect their anonymity to meet others willing to buy or sell bitcoin in person without sharing details about their identities.
The Act on Virtual Currency Service Providers was passed alongside an amendment to the country’s existing Act on Detecting and Preventing Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, also known as its anti-money laundering (AML) law. Together, these regulations will bring cryptocurrency services like LocalBitcoins under the AML law and the supervision of the country’s Financial Supervisory

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17:47 CoinDesk.comSwiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner’s ICO ‘Seriously Violated’ Laws

Switzerland's finance regulator has found that crypto mining firm Envion's $90 million ICO took deposits from investors unlawfully.

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17:36 FinExtra.comCoinAcquiring adds cryptocurrency-friendly bank accounts

CoinAcquiring today announced the addition of cryptocurrency friendly bank accounts to its growing p...

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17:12 CryptoCoinsNews.comEyes Off Bitcoin: Swedbank Fires CEO Amid $151 Billion Money Laundering Scandal

By CCN.com: In recent years, government agencies across the world have vamped up their efforts to crackdown on money laundering involving cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Yet, money laundering scandals involving some of the largest banks in the world dwarf any cryptocurrency-related incidents. Swedbank Chief Fired, What About Bitcoin Related Cases? On Thursday, the board of Swedbank fired Birgitte Bonnesen from her position as the CEO at the bank, recognizing the seriousness of its $151 billion money laundering case and the pressure it placed on the company. “The developments during the past days have created an enormous pressure for the bank. Therefore,
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16:37 Benzinga.comThis AI Model Can Tell You When To Own Certain Cryptocurrencies

The rapid influx and equally hasty exodus of massive amounts of capital to and from cryptocurrencies have left the market with whiplash. Thanks to the precipitous drop from the December 2017 highs, many retail traders now find themselves stymied as to how to approach the still nascent asset class.
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15:04 Yahoo.com BusinessLocalBitcoins Under Supervision Soon in Blow to Bitcoin Trading Anonymity

By CCN.com: International peer-to-peer crypto exchange platform LocalBitcoins has revealed that it will now be put under the supervision of the Financial Authority of Finland. This is a blow for users who have continued to use the exchange for its reliable presence in the industry and the ability to make anonymous trades. AML regulation and new features update – LBC blog posthttps://t.co/8SvGx1ecwl — LocalBitcoins.com (@LocalBitcoins) March 25, 2019 LocalBitcoins, which is based in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, wrote in the post that the Finnish Parliament had granted approval for the new legislation that will legalize crypto assets. The regulator reportedly

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15:04 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Still Needs $190 Price Gain for Bull Reversal This Month

A bull reversal would be confirmed if bitcoin closes March at levels above $4,190, price charts suggest.

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14:51 CryptoCoinsNews.comDevious Bitcoin Thieves Steal Life Savings of 82-Year-Old British Victim

An 82-year-old British woman has spoken out about her “seven months of hell” after bitcoin thieves stole “all her money.” Speaking to Which?, she said: “It was seven months of hell. I had to pick up odd jobs just to survive – they took all my money. I couldn’t stop crying for months and I absolutely never cry.” Johanna Butt fell victim to a bitcoin scam on Facebook that promised returns of $13,000 per day. After agreeing to a small £300 ($396) initial investment with “Bitcoin Loophole,” the hackers drained her account of £8,500 ($11,224). Bitcoin Scams: Ignore Shady Celebrity
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14:29 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Could Plunge to $3,000 Even if it Surges Above $4,200: Trader

In the past 48 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has increased by $6 billion from $136 billion to $142 billion, accompanied by the strengthening momentum of bitcoin. Tokens and low market cap crypto assets have continued to demonstrate strong gains against both bitcoin and the U.S. dollar, with Decentraland (MANA) recording a gain of over 34 percent on the day. However, despite the strong performance of crypto assets and the stability of bitcoin at $4,000, one cryptocurrency trader sees bitcoin dropping to $3,000. Why Back to $3,000 For Bitcoin? According to one cryptocurrency trader, even if bitcoin hits

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14:28 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Still Needs $190 Price Gain for Bull Reversal This Month

A bull reversal would be confirmed if bitcoin closes March at levels above $4,190, price charts suggest.

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14:18 TheNextWeb.comAustralian celebs targeted in long-running Bitcoin scam on Facebook

Bitcoin fraudsters are still using celebrities to promote their scams on Facebook and dupe investors out of money. According to reports, Australian TV presenters Karl Stefanovic and Waleed Aly are the latest names in a long list of celebrities to fall victim to the scam. In order to set up the scam, fraudsters create fake campaign pages on Facebook and then promote their posts to maximize reach and engagement on the platform. The campaigns typically include a celebrity’s endorsement of a specific cryptocurrency and often include a prompt for consumers to place an initial investment of a couple of hundred… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Facebook

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14:05 CryptoCoinsNews.comLocalBitcoins Under Supervision Soon in Blow to Bitcoin Trading Anonymity

International peer-to-peer crypto exchange platform LocalBitcoins has revealed that it will now be put under the supervision of the Financial Authority of Finland. This is a blow for users who have continued to use the exchange for its reliable presence in the industry and the ability to make anonymous trades. AML regulation and new features update – LBC blog posthttps://t.co/8SvGx1ecwl — LocalBitcoins.com (@LocalBitcoins) March 25, 2019 LocalBitcoins, which is based in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, wrote in the post that the Finnish Parliament had granted approval for the new legislation that will legalize crypto assets. The regulator reportedly passed
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13:41 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Could Plunge to $3,000 Even if it Surges Above $4,200: Trader

In the past 48 hours, the valuation of the crypto market has increased by $6 billion from $136 billion to $142 billion, accompanied by the strengthening momentum of bitcoin. Tokens and low market cap crypto assets have continued to demonstrate strong gains against both bitcoin and the U.S. dollar, with Decentraland (MANA) recording a gain of over 34 percent on the day. However, despite the strong performance of crypto assets and the stability of bitcoin at $4,000, one cryptocurrency trader sees bitcoin dropping to $3,000. Why Back to $3,000 For Bitcoin? According to one cryptocurrency trader, even if bitcoin hits
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13:31 TheNextWeb.comBitcoin scammers swindled UK investors out of $19M last year

The UK’s national fraud helpline, Action Fraud, has found that in the 12 months leading up to March 19, 2019, investors in the state lost over £15 million ($19 million) to Bitcoin related scams. More than 1,200 victims lost a total of £15,248,130 ($19 million), Which? reports. That’s over £41,000 ($53,000) per day lost to scammers, enough to buy well specced BMW 3 Series. In some cases victims were hit by a double con. After being scammed for a first time, victims would be targeted by secondary scammers making false claims they could get back the victim’s lost funds for… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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13:28 Zdnet.comGustuff Android banking trojan targets 125+ banking, IM, and cryptocurrency apps

Gustuff also possesses a feature unique among all Android banking trojans.

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13:07 TheNextWeb.comNew Android malware targets 32 cryptocurrency apps and 100 international banks

A brand-new generation of Trojan horse malware for Android phones has been revealed, tailored specifically towards stealing fiat and digital assets from customers of top international banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. Cybersecurity firm Group-IB, which found the malware (and named it “Gustuff”), warn it comes with fully automated (and unique) functionality aimed at “mass infections and maximum profit for its operators.” Until now, this Trojan has never been reported or analyzed. Gustuff is said to come with a raft of “web fakes” that mimick apps to phish for sensitive data (like usernames and passwords) from unsuspecting users, who are tricked into using… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Android

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12:30 CryptoCoinsNews.com37,000 Investors Await Refunds from ‘Illegal’ $90 Million Envion ICO

The Envion scandal was one of the most dramatic sagas to unfold in the cryptocurrency space, and it’s not over yet. Swiss regulators have ruled that the crypto mining firm behind the $90 million ICO in 2018 participated in illegal activity. Specifically, Envion AG unlawfully received public deposits from 37,000 investors according to the FINMA regulatory authority. Based in Zug, the company is now being liquidated, hopefully, to compensate investors. Delusions of Grandeur The project started out with great potential. To most onlookers, it seemed like a genuinely promising opportunity in a space rife with half-baked ideas. A high-functioning cryptocurrency
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12:19 Yahoo.com BusinessMore aid is needed in Venezuela and Bitcoin is helping once again

As the humanitarian crisis deepens in Venezuela, more aid workers are rallying to help. It’s not only traditional NGOs that are mobilising though. Bitcoin non-profit BitGive is pitching in as well to help support Venezuelan orphans, overrun and collapsing hospitals, and animal rescue centres in the country. More Venezuelans are purchasing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Dash as a means of protecting their wealth and making everyday payments. But now, the first Bitcoin non-profit, founded in 2013 in the US, is helping the cause with three new projects on its GiveTrack donation tracking platform. Bitcoin is making a difference to Venezuelans The ongoing economic crisis and political unrest have left the country in desolation. Masses of refugees are fleeing and thousands of The post More aid is needed in

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11:33 Yahoo.com BusinessCryptocurrency Will Bring Us More Freedom – Right?

By CCN.com: A recent article in Fast Company got me thinking. The article talks about how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (particularly Dash, which the article doesn’t mention) have helped Venezuelans deal with insane inflation and the problem of liquidity. The piece says: Many of us take for granted that we can use our money privately, without fear of reprisal or compromising our prospects. Evidence suggests that for many this may not long be the case. Those intent on social control see the shift to digital money as an opportunity to tighten their grip on civic life and close off financial

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11:20 CryptoCoinsNews.comCryptocurrency Will Bring Us More Freedom – Right?

By CCN.com: A recent article in Fast Company got me thinking. The article talks about how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (particularly Dash, which the article doesn’t mention) have helped Venezuelans deal with insane inflation and the problem of liquidity. The piece says: Many of us take for granted that we can use our money privately, without fear of reprisal or compromising our prospects. Evidence suggests that for many this may not long be the case. Those intent on social control see the shift to digital money as an opportunity to tighten their grip on civic life and close off financial
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06:28 Yahoo.com BusinessTop Cap and Delta Cap: New Metrics for Spotting Bitcoin Price Trend Reversals

Cryptocurrency researchers Willy Woo and David Puell released several new valuation metrics for bitcoin's price in February. Here's an overview.

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06:05 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin outperformed private investing in crypto-mining firms, even with 80% decline from peak price

Private investments in some of the largest crypto-mining companies —Bitfury, Bitmain, and Canaan — have underperformed outright ownership of BTC at the time of private funding to todayThe post Bitcoin outperformed private investing in crypto-mining firms, even with 80% decline from peak price appeared first on The Block.

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06:03 WhatReallyHappened.comFacebook to Launch a Cryptocurrency & Compete Against Banks?

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05:53 CoinDesk.comTop Cap and Delta Cap: New Metrics for Spotting Bitcoin Price Trend Reversals

Cryptocurrency researchers Willy Woo and David Puell released several new valuation metrics for bitcoin's price in February. Here's an overview.

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04:57 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Exchange Coinbene Swears it Wasn’t Hacked: Traders Fear the Worst

Another major cryptocurrency exchange has gone dark, and bitcoin traders once again fear that it is using “maintenance” to cover up a crippling hack. This time, the medal goes to CoinBene, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges according to CoinMarketCap.com. Per self-reported data, the platform enjoys over $780 million in daily trades through assorted cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, bitcoin cash, litecoin, and monero.

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01:41 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, Tron: Price Analysis, March 27

Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below the uptrend line on March 25, but the bulls bought the dips, which is a positive sign. The digital currency is currently attempting to scale above $4,065 and rally towards the overhead resistance of $4,255. A close (UTC time frame) above $4,255 will complete a bullish double bottom pattern, that has a target objective of $5,273.91.

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27.03.2019
23:33 Yahoo.com Business3 Bearish Factors That Will Slaughter This Bitcoin Price Rally

By CCN.com: The bitcoin price on Wednesday extended its rebound from $3,859, surging as much as 2.80-percent since the Asian session to crack $4,000 on most major crypto exchanges. As of 18:20 UTC, the bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate was trading at $4,011, down 0.52-percent from the session high at $4,032. The marginal downside correction didn’t interrupt the market’s intraday bullish bias. However, the bitcoin surge came alongside declining volumes, which cast doubt on the uptrend’s durability in the medium-term. Unfortunately for the bulls, the charts seem to favor the bears, as these three technical factors indicate. Near-Term Ascending Channel Purges Trading

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23:21 CryptoCoinsNews.com3 Bearish Factors That Will Slaughter This Bitcoin Price Rally

By CCN.com: The bitcoin price on Wednesday extended its rebound from $3,859, surging as much as 2.80-percent since the Asian session to crack $4,000 on most major crypto exchanges. As of 18:20 UTC, the bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate was trading at $4,011, down 0.52-percent from the session high at $4,032. The marginal downside correction didn’t interrupt the market’s intraday bullish bias. However, the bitcoin surge came alongside declining volumes, which cast doubt on the uptrend’s durability in the medium-term. Unfortunately for the bulls, the charts seem to favor the bears, as these three technical factors indicate. Near-Term Ascending Channel Purges Trading
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22:47 ValueWalk.comMost Bitcoin Friendly Banks In US: Ally Tops The List

There are different opinions on whether the banks should work with Bitcoin or not. Some say this will make things much easier, others claim that controlled and centralized financial companies are something completely alien to the blockchain world. I will […]
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22:34 LiveScience.comWhat Is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrencies aren't just alternatives to government-issued forms of money. Most of them are designed to be very different

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21:15 Yahoo.com BusinessSwiss Regulator FINMA Concludes That Mining Firm Envion’s ICO Was Unlawful

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has finished enforcement proceedings against crypto mining firm Envion AG, the authority announced on March 27. As a result of the investigation launched in July 2018, FINMA concluded that Envion’s initial coin offering (ICO), which closed in early January 2018, was unlawful. Envion, a blockchain firm that claims to provide decentralized, clean energy for mobile mining units, faced a liquidation order from the cantonal court of Zug in November 2018 for conducting an allegedly unauthorized ICO.

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21:15 Yahoo.com BusinessWhy you should use a cryptocurrency portfolio tracker

If you have invested in a variety of cryptocurrencies, it is probably wise to use a cryptocurrency portfolio tracker to keep tabs on your performance. However, this isn’t always fun, especially in a bear market. Indeed, a cryptocurrency portfolio tracker can turn into the friend you love to hate. Despite this, they are valuable tools if you are interested in a variety of altcoins as well as Bitcoin to help you keep track of your portfolio’s performance. Types of cryptocurrency portfolio tracker There are a variety of cryptocurrency portfolio trackers available for free on the market. Most come in the form of apps that can be downloaded for free on your phone. One of the most popular is Blockfolio. With Blockfolio, The post Why you should use a cryptocurrency portfolio tracker appeared first on Coin

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21:04 TheNextWeb.comCryptocurrency startup Tagomi gets BitLicense to operate in New York

Tagomi Trading LLC, a cryptocurrency venture backed by Paradigm and Pantera Capital, has become the 18th firm to receive a coveted BitLicense. The crypto brokerage firm received approval for a virtual currency license and a money transmission license. As a result, Tagomi is now authorized to offer trading for “non-securities virtual currencies“, including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, and Litecoin. The controversial BitLicense was first established in 2015 in a bid to regulate the rapidly expanding virtual currency market. The piece of legislation is issued by New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) and was first introduced and designed by Benjamin… This story continues at The Next Web

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20:38 Zdnet.comCryptocurrency platforms DragonEx and CoinBene disclose hacks

DragonEx is believed to have lost at least $1 million, while CoinBene losses are estimated around $45 million.

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20:04 Yahoo.com BusinessWhy Trump’s Controversial Fed Pick is Massively Bullish for Bitcoin

Donald Trump might frequently complain about the Federal Reserve and Jerome Powell, but until now no one cared. His latest move to recommend Stephen Moore for a seat on the Fed’s board is potentially explosive, with ripple effects that could hit the global monetary system hard. Puppet central banks and inflation go hand in hand, so over the long-term, this could be extremely bullish for Bitcoin. Trump’s Assault on Fed’s Independence Could be Great for Bitcoin The Federal Reserve has always been sacred. Presidents will appoint yes-men in every walk of life to ensure they get their agenda passed, but

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20:04 CryptoCoinsNews.comWhy Trump’s Controversial Fed Pick is Massively Bullish for Bitcoin

Donald Trump might frequently complain about the Federal Reserve and Jerome Powell, but until now no one cared. His latest move to recommend Stephen Moore for a seat on the Fed’s board is potentially explosive, with ripple effects that could hit the global monetary system hard. Puppet central banks and inflation go hand in hand, so over the long-term, this could be extremely bullish for Bitcoin. Trump’s Assault on Fed’s Independence Could be Great for Bitcoin The Federal Reserve has always been sacred. Presidents will appoint yes-men in every walk of life to ensure they get their agenda passed, but
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19:18 Yahoo.com BusinessMaking the case for privacy in cryptocurrency

Confidentiality cryptocurrencies, most commonly known as “privacy coins”, enable users to have complete privacy over their transactions and addresses. In essence, privacy coins implement functionality to hide your identity when making transactions online. They also keep users’ wallets anonymous and/or hide the balances of transactions as well. When Bitcoin introduced cryptocurrencies to the world, privacy was an important underlying attribute. Of course, we know today that it’s possible to easily link IP addresses and usernames to Bitcoin and Ethereum addresses thanks to metadata. Plus, because all transactions are broadcasted publicly, users lose some privacy features there as well. There are three main aspects of privacy in the context of cryptocurrencies: The identity of the user performing an operation using the

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18:54 Yahoo.com BusinessCryptocurrency exchange DragonEx hacked as customer funds remain ‘missing’

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange DragonEx has fallen victim to hackers this week with customer funds being siphoned out of the platform. According to an announcement on DragonEx’s official Telegram channel, hackers “stole” and “transferred” crypto assets from the exchange to several wallets. No information in regards to the value of the stolen assets has been released, although DragonEx confirmed that “part of the assets were retrieved”. The announcement stated: “Part of the assets were retrieved back, and we will do our best to retrieve back the rest of the stolen assets. Several judicial administrations were informed about this cybercrime case including Estonia, Thailand, Singapore, and Hong Kong, and we’re assisting police with their investigations.” DragonEx took the platform offline on Monday The post

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