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19.07.2019
18:43 CryptoCoinsNews.comPro-Bitcoin Ron Paul Agrees with Trump Over ‘Clueless’ Fed

Ron Paul, the pro-bitcoin retired U.S. Congressman, says President Donald Trump is correct when he says the Federal Reserve is clueless and useless. Moreover, Paul says the Fed should stop manipulating interest rates because that fuels artificial bubbles and stock market crashes. Rand Paul: The Fed Does More Harm than Good In a blistering July […]
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18:42 Reuters.com TechnologyFed's Bullard sees cryptocurrencies shifting U.S. financial system

Cryptocurrencies are changing the U.S. currency system in ways that may facilitate illegal activity and instability in prices, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Friday.

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18:32 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘Tip Trump’ Meme Targets POTUS While BAT Cryptocurrency Soars 19%

Donald Trump might not be a fan of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that hasn’t stopped him racking up some Basic Attention Token (BAT) in recent times. No, Trump didn’t decide to jump on the BAT hype train. However, being the native currency of the Brave web browser, users can tip any Twitter user they […]
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18:11 TheNextWeb.comSatoshi Nakamoto left Bitcoin because of the CIA, a theory

Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency world. Bitcoin‘s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has been noticeably absent for most of its existence. There’s been many attempts to reveal their true identity, but the reason for their sudden disappearance in 2011 is just as curious. While Nakamoto was still active in Bitcoin development, they mostly kept contact with the outside world with forum posts, emails, and IRC channels. Archives of Nakamoto’s communications can be found here. The thing is, whoever maintained the Nakamoto moniker never actually… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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17:35 CryptoCoinsNews.comThis ‘Bitcoin Rabbi’ Wants Your Help to Troll Congress With Kid’s Books

Rabbi Michael Caras calls himself the “Bitcoin Rabbi” and writes books for children and newbies about the mechanics and importance of Bitcoin. Now, he wants to use those books to educate Congress on the merits of crypto – a goal shared by Blockchain Caucus member Representative Tom Emmer. Emmer, as CCN reported, called on Libra […]
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16:50 ComputerWeekly.comLatest ICO fine highlights privacy due diligence

ComputerWeekly’s best articles of the day

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16:50 TheNextWeb.comAustralian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam

A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked legitimate, Taylor told 7News. It’s not clear how the scam operated, but presumably, the couple invested money on the website enticed by the promise of high returns. Eventually the couple invested a total of $900,000 drawing on their pension program. In a matter of months it had all disappeared, with no return. “That was the whole of our superannuation – that’s… This story continues at The Next Web

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16:49 Yahoo.com BusinessNew Jersey takes legal action against online rental marketplace for ICO token

The state of New Jersey has filed a three-count lawsuit against a blockchain online rental marketplace Pocketinns for carrying out an unregistered securities sale.The post New Jersey takes legal action against online rental marketplace for ICO token appeared first on The Block.

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16:37 South China Morning PostHong Kong cryptocurrency promoter given suspended jail sentence over ‘money from the sky’ stunt that caused chaos in poor neighbourhood

A flamboyant cryptocurrency businessman who took part in a publicity stunt that sent crowds in one of Hong Kong’s poorest neighbourhoods into a frenzy as banknotes fell from the sky last year was given a suspended jail sentence on Friday.Wong Ching-kit, 25, better known as “Coin Young Master”, admitted to assisting his company’s promotion of a new cryptocurrency in Sham Shui Po on a busy Saturday afternoon last December, and pleaded guilty to one count of nuisances committed in a public place…

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16:36 CryptoCoinsNews.comFired Microsoft Geek Allegedly Stole $10 Million With a Bitcoin Mixer

Ex Microsoft employee Volodymyr Kvashuk was arrested this week amid allegations of digital currency theft to the tune of $10 million. U.S. attorneys for the Western District of Washington suspect the Ukrainian-born resident used a Bitcoin mixer to cover up his tracks. Kvashuk, who was in charge of the companies online sales platform, was entrusted […]
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16:25 Yahoo.com BusinessUK Thieves Burgle Bitcoin Center, Find Zilch

A bold maneuver in the dark nets a group of wannabe crypto thieves in Birmingham, U.K., very little.

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15:59 Zdnet.comJapan to create SWIFT replacement for global cryptocurrency trading

The platform will be designed to prevent money laundering currently made possible through virtual assets.

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15:49 CryptoCoinsNews.com$8,000 BTC a Buy with $20,000 Bitcoin Price Boom in Play, Says Analyst

The price of bitcoin has been see-sawing since hitting the $13,000-mark in late June as traders believe that the cryptocurrency could witness a significant pullback in the 30 percent to 40 percent range. But one analyst believes that it would be a good idea to buy bitcoin futures if the crypto asset witnesses such a […]
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15:49 CoinDesk.comUK Thieves Burgle Bitcoin Center, Find Zilch

A bold maneuver in the dark nets a group of wannabe crypto thieves in Birmingham, U.K., very little.

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15:15 TheNextWeb.comUS watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade

Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing American customers to trade on the platform, which is not registered with the agency. The probe is ongoing and it’s worth noting that the regulator’s investigations don’t always lead to allegations of misconduct. The CFTC declined to comment, Bloomberg says. It comes after BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes said in an interview in January that the cryptocurrency exchange removed anyone who disregarded company rules barring… This story continues at The Next Web

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15:14 CoinDesk.comWhat It’s Like to Review Bitcoin’s Code

CoinDesk dives deep into the complex process of reviewing code for the Bitcoin Core software.

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14:51 Yahoo.com BusinessShort of Target: Bitcoin’s $1K Rally Still Leaves Bear Bias Intact

Bitcoin (BTC) has rallied sharply in the last 24 hours, but the bulls must still beat key resistance just over $11,000.

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14:15 CoinDesk.comShort of Target: Bitcoin’s $1K Rally Still Leaves Bear Bias Intact

Bitcoin (BTC) has rallied sharply in the last 24 hours, but the bulls must still beat key resistance just over $11,000.

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13:52 CryptoCoinsNews.comCourt Declares Bitcoin Legal in China as a ‘Virtual Property’

China is not a bitcoin-friendly country as it has taken a slew of measures to kill the flagship cryptocurrency, which include imposing a blanket ban on all initial coin offerings (ICO) and shuttering crypto exchanges. But the latest order by Hangzhou Internet Court suggests that owning bitcoin is not illegal in China as it gave […]
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13:28 CryptoCoinsNews.comNew Jersey Sues Blockchain Firm for Unregistered $46 Million ICO

As regulators pine over the safety of Libra, recent crypto-related crimes are sure to keep them on edge. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Princeton-based company, Pocketinns Inc. Pocketinns and their president, Sarvajnya Mada, allegedly failed to register with the Bureau of Securities before selling $400,000 of unregistered securities. […]
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13:16 CoinDesk.comUS Treasury Secretary Mnunchin Says G7 in Agreement on Libra, Cryptocurrencies

“There was a clear agreement ... that Libra in particular raises some very significant concerns, and cryptocurrencies more broadly," said Mnuchin.

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12:29 BitcoinMagazine.comLibra in Congress: A Chance to Define What Bitcoin Is and What Libra Isn’t

Comparing Facebook’s project to Satoshi’s.
The post Libra in Congress: A Chance to Define What Bitcoin Is and What Libra Isn’t appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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12:17 CryptoCoinsNews.comWarren Buffett Lost $209 Million By Investing in Amazon Instead of Bitcoin

In mid-May, Warren Buffett made big news with a major splash into the Amazon equities pool. On May 15th Berkshire Hathaway added Amazon stock to its books for the first time. Berkshire executed a mammoth $904 million acquisition of the retail giant’s shares. That investment has performed well over the last two months. But not […]
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11:28 TheNextWeb.comCoinbase quietly kills its loss-making cryptocurrency investment packages

Further to shutting down its cryptocurrency index fund, Coinbase has seemingly closed its “Bundle” now too. According to an update on its FAQ page, spotted by The Block, Coinbase Bundles “have been deprecated,” with all assets in the bundle being “redistributed to their respective individual asset wallets” for users. The cryptocurrency exchange launched its bundles packages last September in an attempt to simplify the cryptocurrency buying process for new investors. It let investors buy a weighted package of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Ethereum Classic. Alongside the bundles, Coinbase also launched new asset pages and Coinbase Learn, a repository… This story continues at The Next Web

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10:36 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Jumps $1,000 in Sudden Spike Beyond $10,000; What’s Next?

On July 18, the bitcoin price experienced an abrupt surge from around $9,300 to $10,500 as the crypto market rebounded, rising by well over $1,000 within minutes, as CCN reported. Following the sudden upside movement, technical analysts still generally remain cautiously bearish towards the short term trend of the dominant crypto asset due to its […]
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07:48 CNBC technologyBitcoin vs Libra: Here are the key differences between the two cryptocurrencies

Libra and bitcoin are different in a lot of ways, from the technology behind them to the way they're used.

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05:25 Yahoo.com BusinessAltcoins Back on the Rise With Litecoin Leading the Charge

The crypto markets are once again back on the rise with litecoin (LTC) leading the way in the top 10 cryptocurrencies at CoinMarketCap.

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04:51 CoinDesk.comAltcoins Back on the Rise With Litecoin Leading the Charge

The crypto markets are once again back on the rise with litecoin (LTC) leading the way in the top 10 cryptocurrencies at CoinMarketCap.

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01:05 ValueWalk.comCrypto Derivatives Market Fueled By Bitcoin Rally – Will End Badly

Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing the IBM value trap; Are Analyst Trade Ideas Valuable?; Bitcoin Rally Fuels Market in Crypto Derivatives; My theory on where Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell got their BIG money. 1) IBM (IBM) reported yet […]
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00:30 CryptoCoinsNews.comJeff Bezos Should Be at the Wheel of Libra: ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’ Author

The writing is on the wall that Mark Zuckerberg has completely botched the planned Libra rollout. Even if the digital currency ever sees the light of day, it’s not likely to be within Facebook’s own timetable of 2020. And the coin already has a stigma attached to it thanks to the shellacking that Congress gave […]
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18.07.2019
23:06 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Price Surges by 9 Percent in Minutes. What Triggered the Move?

On June 18, within minutes, the bitcoin price climbed from $9,300 to over $10,500 across major crypto exchanges, triggering the entire market to recover swiftly. Analysts have generally attributed the abrupt surge in the bitcoin price to the occurrence of a short squeeze on margin trading platforms like BitMEX. Big Short Squeeze: Is It Sustainable […]
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22:29 Yahoo.com Business‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini accuses cryptocurrency exchanges of ‘systematic illegality’; points to BitMEX

Noted crypto sceptic Nouriel "Dr. Doom" Roubini believes important crypto players are "openly involved in systematic illegality,” he wrote in his commentary on Project Syndicate.The post 'Dr. Doom' Nouriel Roubini accuses cryptocurrency exchanges of 'systematic illegality'; points to BitMEX appeared first on The Block.

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21:53 CryptoCoinsNews.comWhy Didn’t Facebook Just Build Libra on Ethereum?

People may wonder why Facebook has chosen to build their Libra blockchain network from scratch, rather than building on an existing giant like Ethereum, EOS, or even – as was rumored – Stellar. The answer is simple and sophisticated at the same time, depending on how deep into it you want to look. Facebook Wanted […]
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21:04 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Ransomware That Infiltrated 100 US Enterprises Spreads to China

Bounties demanded by the Ryuk hackers reach upwards of $5 million to be paid in bitcoin, according to the FBI.

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20:26 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin’s price jumps $1,000 in 20 minutes

Traders get REKT shortly after bitcoin experiences a sudden surge in price.

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20:01 CryptoCoinsNews.comEthereum Dumps Over 40 Percent But Uptrend Remains Intact

The sentiment around Ethereum has shifted from ultra bullish to bearish in less than a month. On June 26, investors were extremely bullish as the No. 2 cryptocurrency as its price rose from a 2018-bottom of $83 to the 2019-high of $363.30. That’s a massive gain of over 337 percent in six months. Since then, […]
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19:37 Benzinga.comPayPal Analyst: Merchant Acceptance Lead Widening Over Amazon, Bitcoin

PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL) made four net additions of U.S.
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19:36 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Cash Maximalist Joins ‘Blockchain-Agnostic’ Crypto Wallet Project

Although Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver left the Bitcoin community to help establish Bitcoin Cash, he still considers himself a Bitcoin maximalist. His preferred vision of Bitcoin has larger blocks and smaller fees, all to ensure that the cryptocurrency becomes one thing: electronic cash. #BitcoinCash is still very attractive to the libertarian viewpoint.#Bitcoin BTC was overrun […]
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19:24 CryptoCoinsNews.comWatch: Congress Slaps Facebook’s Libra, Sings Bitcoin’s Praises

Members of Congress were much more demanding of Facebook blockchain chief David Marcus than were Senators the day prior with both Libra and Bitcoin being spoken about. Facebook’s foray into the radical new world of decentralized ledges has aroused numerous legislative and regulatory pushback efforts. Legislators Talking Bitcoin Maximalism? Run. Democrats in Congress have repeatedly […]
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19:02 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin Price Jumps $1K In 30 Minutes to Top $10,000 Again

Bitcoin surged $1,000 in just 30 minutes during U.S. trading hours Thursday, a move that found the leading cryptocurrency rising to $10,400.

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18:57 Financial TimesFacebook’s cryptocurrency hopes hit a wall in Washington

Distrust is the consistent theme as Libra co-creator David Marcus testifies to Congress

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18:48 FT.com TechnologyFacebook’s cryptocurrency hopes hit a wall in Washington

Distrust is the consistent theme as Libra co-creator David Marcus testifies to Congress

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18:27 CryptoCoinsNews.comShark Tank Celebrity Claims Facebook’s Libra Will Pummel Bitcoin to ‘Zero’

Investor and Shark Tank shark Kevin ‘Mr. Wonderful’ O’Leary has dismissed concerns raised against Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra. Speaking on CNBC, the avowed Bitcoin skeptic stated that Libra has the capacity to become accepted and consequently useful with effective regulation. Stemming from this O’Leary is bullish on the social media giant’s future prospects. On the other […]
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18:27 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Price Jumps $1K In 30 Minutes to Top $10,000 Again

Bitcoin surged $1,000 in just 30 minutes during U.S. trading hours Thursday, a move that found the leading cryptocurrency rising to $10,400.

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18:04 Yahoo.com BusinessNewsflash: Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to $10,000 to Reverse Brutal Plunge

The bitcoin price might be down, but don’t ever count it out. After sinking as low as $9,049 on July 17 during a vicious plunge, the dominant cryptocurrency flexed its muscles on Thursday to mount a recovery back across the $10,000 line. The swift rebound saw bitcoin surge nearly $1,000 in less than 30 minutes, […]

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17:52 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin’s price is most volatile at night says study

In the past two years, bitcoin has seen the wildest price swings around midnight for those in the U.K..

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17:51 CryptoCoinsNews.comNewsflash: Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to $10,000 to Reverse Brutal Plunge

The bitcoin price might be down, but don’t ever count it out. After sinking as low as $9,049 on July 17 during a vicious plunge, the dominant cryptocurrency flexed its muscles on Thursday to mount a recovery back across the $10,000 line. The swift rebound saw bitcoin surge nearly $1,000 in less than 30 minutes, […]
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16:53 Yahoo.com BusinessMnuchin Warns Bitcoin Users of ‘Very, Very Strong’ Regulations

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin again turned his attention to bitcoin this week, warning that the Trump administration would pursue “very, very strong” enforcement of existing financial regulations to stop bad actors from using the cryptocurrency to bankroll criminal activities. Treasury secretary: crypto could become a financial system risk Mnuchin elaborated on the White House’s […]

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16:40 CryptoCoinsNews.comMnuchin Warns Bitcoin Users of ‘Very, Very Strong’ Regulations

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin again turned his attention to bitcoin this week, warning that the Trump administration would pursue “very, very strong” enforcement of existing financial regulations to stop bad actors from using the cryptocurrency to bankroll criminal activities. Treasury secretary: crypto could become a financial system risk Mnuchin elaborated on the White House’s […]
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16:29 TheNextWeb.comReport: Bitcoin outperformed all other coins in Q2 2019

Bitcoin’s market prowess grew by 10.4 percent during Q2 2019.  According to CoinGecko’s Quarterly Report for Q2 2019, the world’s most famous cryptocurrency increased its dominance from 54.6 percent to 65 percent during the specified time period. EOS and XRP were the biggest losers, losing nearly half of their market dominance. XRP fell from 9.8 percent to 5.7 percent, decreasing  by 4.1 percent overall. Meanwhile, EOS saw its market dominance reduced from 3.3 percent to 2.0 percent, representing a 1.3 decrease. Almost all other coins lost market dominance during Q2.  Bitcoin’s price movements The report also reviewed the digital currency’s performance… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin

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16:28 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin’s realized cap higher than 2017 bull run

A metric that attemps to show the real value of the Bitcoin network is at a new all-time-high.

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16:28 Yahoo.com Business‘There’s Bitcoin and Then There’s Shitcoin (Libra)’. Congress Finally Gets It

Congress savaged Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra during a two-day Congressional hearing this week. But Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) saved the best, and most brutal, comment for the end: “There’s bitcoin, and then there’s shitcoin.” His statement reveals something important. There is hidden support for bitcoin among ranking members of Congress. Davidson joins other members of Congress […]

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16:28 CryptoCoinsNews.com‘There’s Bitcoin and Then There’s Shitcoin (Libra)’. Congress Finally Gets It

Congress savaged Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra during a two-day Congressional hearing this week. But Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) saved the best, and most brutal, comment for the end: “There’s bitcoin, and then there’s shitcoin.” His statement reveals something important. There is hidden support for bitcoin among ranking members of Congress. Davidson joins other members of Congress […]
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15:26 Yahoo.com BusinessLitecoin Price Spikes Again Ahead of August Halving in 23% Spike

Even a tweet of a Litecoin-hating influencer could not stop it from registering its most profitable day in three weeks. The world’s fourth-largest largest cryptocurrency established an intraday top of $95 after ballooning by more than 23 percent in the previous 24 hours. The surge appeared after American football team Miami Dolphins made Litecoin (Ticker: […]

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15:14 Yahoo.com BusinessLibertyX Surpasses 1,000 Bitcoin ATMs Across the U.S.

The first crypto ATM provider in the U.S. passed this milestone after expanding to 90 new locations in Arizona and Nevada.

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15:14 Yahoo.com BusinessThis Goldbug Boasts That HE Caused the Bitcoin Price Crash

Goldbug Peter Schiff boasts that he has cracked the case of the plunging Bitcoin price. No, it wasn’t the US government’s sudden crypto scrutiny that triggered the decline – it was Peter Schiff himself! Schiff, the CEO of investment firm Euro Pacific Capital, advised a YouTube audience on Monday to buy silver and sell Bitcoin. […]

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15:13 CryptoCoinsNews.comLitecoin Price Spikes Again Ahead of August Halving in 23% Spike

Even a tweet of a Litecoin-hating influencer could not stop it from registering its most profitable day in three weeks. The world’s fourth-largest largest cryptocurrency established an intraday top of $95 after ballooning by more than 23 percent in the previous 24 hours. The surge appeared after American football team Miami Dolphins made Litecoin (Ticker: […]
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15:03 FoxNews.comIranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations

Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country.

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15:02 CryptoCoinsNews.comThis Goldbug Boasts That HE Caused the Bitcoin Price Crash

Goldbug Peter Schiff boasts that he has cracked the case of the plunging Bitcoin price. No, it wasn’t the US government’s sudden crypto scrutiny that triggered the decline – it was Peter Schiff himself! Schiff, the CEO of investment firm Euro Pacific Capital, advised a YouTube audience on Monday to buy silver and sell Bitcoin. […]
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14:50 CoinDesk.comLibertyX Surpasses 1,000 Bitcoin ATMs Across the U.S.

The first crypto ATM provider in the U.S. passed this milestone after expanding to 90 new locations in Arizona and Nevada.

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14:15 CoinDesk.comBitcoin Bounce Capped by $10K Price Resistance

Bitcoin's recovery from one-month lows looks to have stalled near $10,000 and may be short lived.

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13:29 Yahoo.com BusinessRead This Before Selling Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) Shares

It is not uncommon to see companies perform well in the years after insiders buy shares. Unfortunately, there are also...

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13:06 TheNextWeb.comMicrosoft engineer allegedly used Bitcoin mixers to hide $10M gift card fraud, gets fired

US authorities have charged an ex-Microsoft software engineer over a mail fraud plot to steal $10 million worth of digital currency from the tech giant, Fox News reports. Ukrainian citizen and Washington resident Volodymyr Kvashuk (25) allegedly used testing accounts of Microsoft’s online store to purchase gift cards loaded with digital currency, and later resold them via the internet for real money. A Department of Justice (DoJ) statement alleges Kvashuk tried to cover his tracks by using Bitcoin “mixing services” before depositing money from the sales into his bank account. These services “shuffle” amounts of Bitcoin in such a way that… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Microsoft

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12:53 BitcoinMagazine.comBitcoin Price Analysis: Bulls Recover Vital Support

As of this morning, the market is enjoying a strong rally on high spread and volume that pushed the price back above major support.
The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bulls Recover Vital Support appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.

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12:43 TheNextWeb.comCoinbase lets you copy its top cryptocurrency traders with new tool

Coinbase has today launched a tool that enables users to see information based on the activity of its top traders.  As part of the new launch, customers will see the anonymized data of the top 10 percent of users and can use the information to create their own cryptocurrency investment strategy. Data points will include top holder activity of each asset traded, the median number of days different assets stay in a customer account, the popularity of an asset, and asset price correlation, which will measure the extent to which cryptocurrency values have moved in relation to each other.  “These… This story continues at The Next Web

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12:30 Yahoo.com BusinessFormer Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd accused of sexual misconduct

Three people submitted statements accusing former Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd of sexual misconduct this week. The statements are a response to Todd's defamation lawsuit, which he filed in April against transgender cryptographer Isis Agora Lovecruft for accusing him of being a rapist in a tweet.The post Former Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd accused of sexual misconduct appeared first on The Block.

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12:05 JapanTimes.co.jpFear of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency initiative dominates discussion at tense G7 meeting in France

Fear of Facebook Inc.’s Libra initiative proved common ground for global finance chiefs as they met to discuss more contentious issues, from digital taxation to ...

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11:29 TheNextWeb.comIsraeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans

A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from Tel Aviv, reportedly stole Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dash from various foreigners, including Belgians, Dutch, and Germans, Israeli news reports. Gigi is facing charges of theft, fraud, aggravated counterfeiting, use of a forged document, perjury, money laundering, and income tax offenses. According to the report, Gigi had been operating a “criminal enterprise” spanning a number of websites that allowed him to conduct his criminal activity and swindle his victims… This story continues at The Next Web

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10:38 SputnikNews.comIntroduction of Facebook's Libra May Stimulate Other Cryptocurrencies - Scholar

Bitcoin has suffered a significant setback after plunging in value by thousands of dollars to take the cryptocurrency’s price to below $10,000. The losses mean bitcoin has shed more than a quarter of its value over the last seven days. Dr Iwa Salami from The University of East London commented on the issue.

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09:26 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country. The Bitcoin craze has made the front pages of Iranian newspapers and been discussed by some of the country's top ayatollahs, and there have been televised police raids on hidden computer farms set up to bring in money by "mining" the currency.

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08:02 Yahoo.com BusinessCoder Proposes Alternative to Bitcoin’s ‘Notoriously Unreliable’ Testnet

Introduced Wednesday, a new proposal called Signet offers a fresh alternative to bitcoin's test network.

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07:37 FinancialExpress.comFacebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan

The social media company is fighting to get Washington on its side after it shocked regulators and lawmakers with its announcement on June 18 that it was hoping to launch a new digital coin called Libra in 2020.

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07:02 CoinDesk.comCoder Proposes Alternative to Bitcoin’s ‘Notoriously Unreliable’ Testnet

Introduced Wednesday, a new proposal called Signet offers a fresh alternative to bitcoin’s test network. The software plays a crucial role for developers, serving as a place where they can test their apps, to make sure they work reasonably well on the network by putting only test money on the line. Further, protocol developers can […]

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06:52 FinancialExpress.comFacebook’s Libra prospects dim, but cryptocurrencies roll on

Lawmakers have also raised concerns over Facebook's spotty record on privacy and data protection. Facebook's scale -- with some 2.7 billion users for all its applications -- means the proposed Libra currency could roil the global financial system and make the job harder for the world's central banks.

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06:30 ValueWalk.comWhy’s Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Is Already Dead

Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing Facebook got slapped with a $5 billion fine; Libra; M-PESA; ‘Stalkerware’ apps; Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment. 1) Facebook recently got slapped with a well-deserved $5 billion fine […]
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05:44 Reuters.com TechnologyJapan to lead development of SWIFT network for cryptocurrency: source

Japan's government is leading a global push to set up an international network for cryptocurrency payments, similar to the SWIFT network used by banks, in an effort to fight money laundering, a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday.

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02:36 CryptoCoinsNews.comBitcoin Could Shed 20% & Drop to $7,400 Because Bulls Look Exhausted

Bitcoin’s impressive parabolic run may have come to its conclusion. On July 11, we warned investors that the No. 1 cryptocurrency would falter to $9,000 as it flailed overheated signals. At the time, bitcoin was bouncing and market participants were expecting a new 2019 high as the market threatened to breach resistance of $12,000. However, […]
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02:24 CryptoCoinsNews.comBridgewater Tycoon’s Gold Shilling Is Insanely Bullish for Bitcoin

When billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Ray Dalio speaks, people listen. After all, Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund firm with assets under management of $160 billion. So when Dalio said that gold will become a top investment during a “paradigm shift” in global markets, the price of […]
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02:24 CryptoCoinsNews.comLitecoin Price Rebounds 14% as Halving Volatility Looms

Litecoin (LTC) has gained more than 14 percent in 24 hours, surging from a low of $77.60 on Tuesday to a high of $93.05, before dropping slightly to $90.09 where it is currently trading. A Wild Week for the Litecoin Price The move saw the litecoin price outpace its peers as the crypto market struggled […]
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02:24 CryptoCoinsNews.comTim Draper Slams India’s ‘Pathetic & Corrupt’ Leaders for Bitcoin Ban

The Indian government’s stance on crypto continues to spark controversy. This is especially true after reports spread on social networks suggesting that politicians want to ban all cryptocurrencies except for a sovereign token. Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper was one of those to voice their opinion. The famous bitcoin (BTC) advocate rejected this strategy, describing […]
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01:29 Yahoo.com BusinessSexual Misconduct Allegations Emerge Against Bitcoin Coder Peter Todd

New court filings have accused former Bitcoin Core contributor Peter Todd of sexual misconduct.

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00:55 CoinDesk.comSexual Misconduct Allegations Emerge Against Bitcoin Coder Peter Todd

New court filings have accused former Bitcoin Core contributor Peter Todd of sexual misconduct.

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17.07.2019
23:47 Yahoo.com BusinessSwiss Crypto Broker Bitcoin Suisse Applies for Banking and Securities Licenses

These anticipatory steps have been taken in face of a "maturing" regulatory environment, as the firm plans to expand its crypto-related financial services.

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23:20 NYT TechnologyFacebook’s Cryptocurrency Faces Second Day of Critical Hearings

Skeptical House committee members said Facebook’s Libra plans could be a threat to central banks and aid tax evaders and drug dealers.

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23:11 CoinDesk.comSwiss Crypto Broker Bitcoin Suisse Applies for Banking and Securities Licenses

These anticipatory steps have been taking in face of a "maturing" regulatory environment, as the firm plans to expand its crypto-related financial services.

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23:07 Financial TimesFacebook rejects demands to halt cryptocurrency

Fiery hearing comes as bill considered to ban big tech from operating digital currencies

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21:02 Yahoo.com BusinessLawmakers Amp Up Pressure on Facebook to Halt Libra Cryptocurrency Development

U.S. lawmakers repeatedly pressed Facebook's top blockchain exec to halt development of the Libra cryptocurrency in Tuesday's hearing.

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20:48 FT.com TechnologyFacebook rejects lawmaker demands to halt cryptocurrency

Fiery hearing comes as bill is considered to ban big tech from operating digital currencies

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20:48 Reuters.com TechnologySmaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows

Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller digital coins also feeling the burn.

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20:25 CoinDesk.comLawmakers Amp Up Pressure on Facebook to Halt Libra Cryptocurrency Development

U.S. lawmakers repeatedly pressed Facebook's top blockchain exec to halt development of the Libra cryptocurrency in Tuesday's hearing.

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19:37 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin cracks below $10,000 as market sees red

The price of bitcoin has broken its upwards parabolic trend.

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19:25 Yahoo.com BusinessCongressmen: Bitcoin “unstoppable,” Libra not that bad

Facebook stands once more before a Congress unified in its antipathy toward the company. But Senators do still see the Libra’s potential.

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19:24 CoinDesk.comThe Case $7.5K Could Become Bitcoin’s New Price Support

The world's most valuable cryptocurrency could find price support at $7,500 – that is if it follows past patterns on the charts.

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19:01 InvestorPlace.com10 Best Cryptocurrencies to Keep on Your Radar

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Bitcoin and the blockchain are surging in interest after a lull last year. Here are the 10 best cryptocurrencies to buy in the coming wave.
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18:59 Reuters.com TechnologyU.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.

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18:57 ReutersU.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.

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18:57 ReutersU.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted.

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18:39 ComputerWeekly.comFacebook accused of ‘breathtaking arrogance’ over Libra cryptocurrency plan

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18:27 Yahoo.com BusinessBitcoin enthusiasts still cracking $1 million puzzle from 2015

This has to be the longest running piece of math homework in the history of bitcoin.

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17:52 CryptoCoinsNews.comLibra’s So Terrifying It’s Making Congress Suddenly Embrace Bitcoin

I never thought I’d see a high-ranking politician stand up and declare, “I like bitcoin.” But that’s exactly what just happened. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy practically sung bitcoin’s praises this week. How did we get here? How did we go from politicians ignoring and slamming bitcoin to embracing it?  The reason is Facebook. Lawmakers […]
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