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Mike Novogratz Expects Crypto Market Turnaround, Adoption in 2019

Frankly, it would be fair to say that bears have brutalized the crypto market and its constituents in 2018, throwing Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren off metaphorical cliffs. However, in spite of the widespread carnage, some innovators remain tunnel-visioned, focused on bolstering the nascent crypto and blockchain ecosystem with no holds barred. Regulatory Fears Remain, but […]

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Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme, Says Former Israel Prime Minister Ehud Barak

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak praised blockchain as an important technology but thinks bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme that should be avoided. Barak — who was prime minister from 1999 to 2001 — made the remarks at the Globes Most Promising Startups event in Tel Aviv, Israel. Barak recently invested in, and became chairman of, the medical cannabis […]

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Empowered by the Bancor Protocol, Will TronBlock Be A Killer dApp on TRON

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Japanese Exchange GMO Coin Set to Resume Bitcoin Cash Trading on ABC’s Chain

GMO Coin, a Japanese exchange, is resuming Bitcoin Cash trading employing ABC’s blockchain. GMO Coin, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, has resumed Bitcoin Cash (BCH) trading with the BCHABC blockchain, Finance Magnates (FM) reports Dec. 3. The exchange has reportedly “announced that it will be resuming BCH/JPY trading” tomorrow, Dec. 4. The trading had been “temporarily […]

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Bitcoin Price Erases Weekend Gains to Confirm Bearish Long-Term Trend

The bitcoin price kicked off the week on a negative note after correcting 2 percent to the downside. The BTC/USD rate found itself unable to breach above the neckline level discussed in our previous analysis. The falling trendlines look stronger than ever in other patterns as well. The symmetrical triangle formation, for instance, on the […]

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EOSBet Becomes First Licensed On-Chain Blockchain Casino

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Button Wallet Releases LightySig for Easy DApp Development

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PR: Midex Launches EU Regulated Crypto to Fiat Exchange

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Bitcoin Drops Below $4,000, Approaches 2018 Lows

Following a weekend of choppy trading action, the cryptocurrency markets have established a fresh leg down, erasing most of their gains incurred through the recent relief rally that sent the markets up 10% or more from their recently established 2018 lows. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading down 7% at its current price of […]

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Thailand’s Revenue Departments Tests Blockchain for Tracking Value-Added Tax Payments

Thailand’s Revenue Department is conducting tests of a blockchain system for tracking value-added tax (VAT) payments. Thailand’s Revenue Department is testing blockchain to track value-added tax (VAT) payments, English-language media outlet Bangkok Post (BP) reports Dec. 3. Ekniti Nitithanprapas, director general of the Thai Revenue Department, said that the department “wants to use blockchain technology […]

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Last Chance to Meet Blueshare’s Security Token Team In 2018

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South Korea’s Finance Ministry Considers Taxing Crypto and ICOs, New Minister Reveals

South Korea’s Finance Ministry is considering crypto and ICO taxation in accordance with global trends. South Korea‘s Finance Ministry is considering taxation on cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), daily English-language newspaper The Korea Times reports Monday, Dec. 3. Hong Nam-ki, South Korea’s new Minister of Economy and Finance as well as new Deputy Prime […]

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BitMart Lists Paxos Standard (PAX), Rebuilding the Trust in Blockchain World

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Swiss Fintech License Allows Blockchain, Crypto Firms to Accept $100 Mln in Public Funds

Fintech firms including blockchain startups will be able to apply for the new fintech license with Switzerland’s FINMA starting from Jan. 1, 2019. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has released guidelines for their new “FinTech” license, according to a FINMA official press release released Dec. 3 The Swiss financial regulator revealed that license […]

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Venezuela: Maduro Raises Petro’s Value By 150 Percent Amid Ongoing Inflation

Venezuela’s Maduro has increased the Petro’s value from 3,600 to 9,000 bolivars in the midst of ongoing inflation in the country. Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has raised the reference value of the national cryptocurrency, Petro, against the background of the country’s ongoing hyperinflation, the president’s official Twitter tweeted Nov. 30. According to major Latin American […]

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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Just Saw its Second-Largest Drop in History

The crypto market’s prolonged decline has finally begun to manifest in the bitcoin mining industry, which had at times seemed impervious to falling prices but is now experiencing a moderate exodus. Bitcoin Hash Rate Begins Rare Decline At a basic level, miners produce Bitcoin blocks by competing to solve complex mathematical problems. When the hash […]

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops to $3,801 as Breakout Attempt Fails

The bitcoin price dropped as far as $3,801 on Monday after an attempted breakout failed to thrust the flagship cryptocurrency back across the $4,500 level. CCN technical analyst Yashu Gola reported yesterday that BTC/USD was flirting with a breakout but stressed that a price floor would not be confirmed until the index experienced a sustained […]