Bitcoin News www.bitcoins.am http://feed.informer.com/digests/I2GGLAVR70/feeder Bitcoin News www.bitcoins.am Respective post owners and feed distributors Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:31:46 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ South Korean University, Radio Broadcast Group Promote Blockchain-Academia Relationship https://cointelegraph.com/news/south-korean-university-radio-broadcast-group-promote-blockchain-academia-relationship CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:32bcb30e-1f97-cc2e-5f1a-2ce20ef55913 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:20:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy81MTkxNGMwMjE1MjhmMTY1OTEzY2JjYjU5YmM3MTVkYy5qcGc=.jpg"><p>A South Korean province has established a blockchain center for industry-academia relations development</p> Blockchain South Korea Government Investments Cointelegraph By Max Yakubowski Binance the Latest Exchange to List Goldman Sachs-Backed USDC Stablecoin https://www.ccn.com/binance-the-latest-exchange-to-list-goldman-sachs-backed-usdc-stablecoin/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:019098c8-69e5-1251-eec7-a9f07d321321 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:44:27 -0500 <p>Leading cryptocurrency firm Binance has become the latest exchange to list the USDC stablecoin. In a statement, the cryptocurrency exchange indicated that trading of the USDC and bitcoin (USDC/BTC) pair, as well as the Binance token and the USDC (USDC/BNB) pair, will commence on November 17. Depositing the stablecoin which is pegged on a one-to-one &#8230; <a href="https://www.ccn.com/binance-the-latest-exchange-to-list-goldman-sachs-backed-usdc-stablecoin/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/binance-the-latest-exchange-to-list-goldman-sachs-backed-usdc-stablecoin/">Binance the Latest Exchange to List Goldman Sachs-Backed USDC Stablecoin</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Altcoin News News Binance USDC Mark Emem Japan: Queries About Cryptocurrencies Steadily Decline, Financial Regulator Reveals https://cointelegraph.com/news/japan-queries-about-cryptocurrencies-steadily-decline-financial-regulator-reveals CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:df7d5a8f-24aa-ca83-5964-5db453d3b73e Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:41:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy8xY2RkMjA0YjVlNWQ5MmFjYTViODc5MzBjM2I0ODE3Zi5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Japan’s financial watchdog, the FSA, revealed data on the last quarter, showing that investors’ crypto inquiries are steadily decreasing</p> Bitcoin Regulation Japan FSA Cryptocurrencies Cointelegraph By Ana Berman Canada, UK, Singapore Central Banks: CBDCs Would Reduce Risks in Cross-Border Payments https://cointelegraph.com/news/canada-uk-singapore-central-banks-cbdcs-would-reduce-risks-in-cross-border-payments CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:e26929e1-3ee8-f3bf-a014-f1ee2bd5e715 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:33:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy9iYWMwNWIzMjhkYWJmYmEyZmMwOTkzY2RmOTZiOTQ4ZC5qcGc=.jpg"><p>CBDCs can improve counterparty credit risk for cross-border interbank payments and settlements, according to the central banks of Canada, U.K. and Singapore</p> Bitcoin Regulation Canada United Kingdom Central Bank Singapore Banks Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet Why Did Crypto Market Experience a $27 Billion Wipeout? Experts Discuss Factors https://cointelegraph.com/news/why-did-crypto-market-experience-a-27-billion-wipeout-experts-discuss-factors CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:0c83a112-e8e8-b9c6-8f18-8d2b7d820ab2 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:16:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy9kYjFkN2FlZGQ5YmIzODViOWE1ZDZlODRmYTJhZTE4Zi5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Crypto market experienced a major $27 billion drop. While some traders see the Bitcoin price dropping further, some institutional investors aren’t worried whether Bitcoin hits $3k or $10k by the end of 2018</p> Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies ETF Bitcoin Cash Cointelegraph By Joseph Young Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says https://www.coindesk.com/erik-voorhees-salt-lending-being-investigated-by-sec-report-says CoinDesk urn:uuid:664437d6-4dc9-ce0f-4939-b13d7de19884 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:10:25 -0500 Crypto loans startup Salt and its former CEO are said to be under investigation by the SEC, according to the The Wall Street Journal. Regulation News US & Canada SEC Erik Voorhees Securities Salt Lending Daniel Palmer Azerbaijan: Central Bank Doesn’t Plan to Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency https://cointelegraph.com/news/azerbaijan-central-bank-doesnt-plan-to-issue-its-own-cryptocurrency CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:c1de0676-4c4b-9096-baf2-840aad208ec1 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:59:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy82MDI0NjVmMWMxOGYyYTk2NzIxOThmZmU3YTFkZjFkYS5qcGc=.jpg"><p>The Central Bank of Azerbaijan doesn’t plan to issue its own digital currency, considering it very “risky”</p> Altcoin Azerbaijan Central Bank Cryptocurrencies Cointelegraph By Max Yakubowski Bitcoin Price Pattern Suggests a Bounce May Be Coming https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-price-pattern-suggests-a-bounce-may-be-coming CoinDesk urn:uuid:3f4aebd4-67ea-3b39-cfc2-d25097575f96 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:30:25 -0500 If past events are a guide, bitcoin could in for a recovery rally, following the formation of a "long-legged doji" on the charts Thursday. Markets Bitcoin Markets News Prices Subfeatured Omkar Godbole Bitcoin Chart Pattern Suggests Price Bounce Coming https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-price-pattern-suggests-a-bounce-may-be-coming CoinDesk urn:uuid:44608d30-ea76-ef1c-9786-196818be94e7 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:30:25 -0500 If past events are a guide, bitcoin could in for a recovery rally, following the formation of a "long-legged doji" on the charts Thursday. Markets Bitcoin Markets News Prices Subfeatured Omkar Godbole Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Bounce Coming https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-price-pattern-suggests-a-bounce-may-be-coming CoinDesk urn:uuid:e8b0ad5e-a097-6c15-f06c-9a9f6ebacca7 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:30:25 -0500 If past events are a guide, bitcoin could in for a recovery rally, following the formation of a "long-legged doji" on the charts Thursday. Markets Bitcoin Markets News Prices Subfeatured Omkar Godbole Crypto Market Recovers, But Could Bitcoin Price Fall to $4,800? https://www.ccn.com/crypto-market-recovers-but-could-bitcoin-price-fall-to-4800/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:65d4979a-6b0f-a4e0-1d61-2ca68dd7ac5c Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:40:47 -0500 <p>After recording one of the worst sell-offs in all of 2018, the crypto market has experienced a minor corrective rally, adding $8 billion to its valuation. The Bitcoin (BTC) price is approaching a resistance level at $5,600, a minor resistance level BTC will have to surpass to potentially eye a rally to $5,800 and potentially</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/crypto-market-recovers-but-could-bitcoin-price-fall-to-4800/">Crypto Market Recovers, But Could Bitcoin Price Fall to $4,800?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News News Bitcoin Crypto Joseph Young WSJ: SEC Opened Probe into Erik Voorhees, Crypto Loans Firm Over 2017 $50 Mln Token Sale https://cointelegraph.com/news/wsj-sec-opened-probe-into-erik-voorhees-crypto-loans-firm-over-2017-50-mln-token-sale CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:da3db7da-b665-1594-ad5c-e7f62614add6 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:17:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy8yZTVkNmEwMzBmZDM4NTMzOTk0OTEyN2QyNDg3NDEzNS5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Crypto loans company Salt, once associated with Erik Voorhees, is facing an SEC probe over its 2017 $50 million token sale</p> Bitcoin Regulation Erik Voorhees SEC Loans USA Colorado Tokens Fiat Money Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet The Giant Bitcoin Rat Is Back And This Time It’s After Alan Greenspan https://www.coindesk.com/the-giant-bitcoin-rat-is-back-and-this-time-its-after-alan-greenspan CoinDesk urn:uuid:51288d18-daea-f5ff-c0c7-6989ade059cb Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:00:01 -0500 The artist behind a giant, inflatable, rat-shaped piece of protest art dedicated to bitcoin is at it again – this time at the DC Fed. News Events Lifestyle Federal Reserve Art Bitcoin Alyssa Hertig International Charity Oxfam Formally Launches Blockchain Rice Tracker in Cambodia https://cointelegraph.com/news/international-charity-oxfam-formally-launches-blockchain-rice-tracker-in-cambodia CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:71c088be-9f62-9b15-ef57-02fe9430b48c Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:53:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy8wNTlkNWNkYTI0YzQ1ODAyMTJlNzc4OGM5NjU4YmJmOS5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Aiming to improve conditions for producers, Oxfam has opted to “put rice on the blockchain” in Cambodia</p> Blockchain Cambodia Food Smart Contracts Netherlands Charity Cointelegraph By William Suberg Central Banks of Canada, Singapore and UK Propose CBDCs for Cross-Border Payments https://www.ccn.com/central-banks-of-canada-singapore-and-uk-propose-cbdcs-for-cross-border-payments/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:1ffc1a0e-ae8c-0231-9eea-c28085c2f687 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:36:27 -0500 <p>The reserve banks of Canada, Singapore and the United Kingdom have singled out central bank digital currencies as being one of the solutions that can be implemented in order to solve the challenges encountered when making cross-border payments. The report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Bank of England and Bank of Canada notes that</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/central-banks-of-canada-singapore-and-uk-propose-cbdcs-for-cross-border-payments/">Central Banks of Canada, Singapore and UK Propose CBDCs for Cross-Border Payments</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> FinTech News News Bank of Canada Bank of England central banks Monetary Authority of Singapore Mark Emem ECB Official Calls Bitcoin ‘Evil Spawn of the Financial Crisis’ https://www.coindesk.com/ecb-member-praises-blockchain-potential-in-central-bank-use CoinDesk urn:uuid:b9e7e226-3f1a-c88f-a480-e34272b12c2b Fri, 16 Nov 2018 04:06:10 -0500 ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin. Use Cases & Verticals News Central Banking Business News European Central Bank Bitcoin Benoît Cœuré Nikhilesh De Guilty Plea Moves First US ICO Fraud Case to Final Stages, Sentencing Set for April https://cointelegraph.com/news/guilty-plea-moves-first-us-ico-fraud-case-to-final-stages-sentencing-set-for-april CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:c77c44c3-7bf4-bbcc-028a-47a17e43cfa9 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:47:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy83ZjYwNTQyNTEwYTllN2RhZTZlZjY3OGJhYTJmOGE2Zi5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Up to 37 months in prison for ICO token fraud could await Maksim Zaslavskiy upon sentencing next April</p> Bitcoin Scams ICO Fraud SEC Tokens USA Cryptocurrencies Real Estate Cointelegraph By William Suberg Central Bank of Azerbaijan Rules Out Issuing Cryptocurrency https://www.ccn.com/central-bank-of-azerbaijan-rules-out-issuing-cryptocurrency/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:826b6c01-b86d-3651-7cd6-f6afd846376d Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:29:42 -0500 <p>The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has indicated that it does not intend to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency, also known as a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Speaking to reporters in Baku on November 15, CBA first Chairman Alim Guliyev stated that the Bank treats cryptocurrencies conservatively, based on a belief that the use of</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/central-bank-of-azerbaijan-rules-out-issuing-cryptocurrency/">Central Bank of Azerbaijan Rules Out Issuing Cryptocurrency</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Regulation News Azerbaijan cbdc Central Bank Digital Currencies central banks David Hundeyin Crypto Exchange Huobi Dismisses 6 of Its 10 Employees in Brazil: Report https://www.ccn.com/crypto-exchange-huobi-dismisses-6-of-its-10-employees-in-brazil-report/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:4b75a682-d44c-e5ae-d8c0-1e7ec1fbaf3e Fri, 16 Nov 2018 02:08:40 -0500 <p>Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has recently dismissed 60% of its workforce in Brazil, a country it entered a few months ago. While the motive behind the move is currently unclear, competition in the country could be the culprit. According to local news outlet Portal do Bitcoin, Huobi Brazil&#8217;s CEO Frank Tao confirmed over the phone</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/crypto-exchange-huobi-dismisses-6-of-its-10-employees-in-brazil-report/">Crypto Exchange Huobi Dismisses 6 of Its 10 Employees in Brazil: Report</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Exchange News brazil cryptocurrency exchange huobi Francisco Memoria Bitfinex’s Parent Company Has a New Offshore Services Provider https://www.coindesk.com/bitfinexs-parent-company-has-a-new-offshore-services-provider CoinDesk urn:uuid:89bde4cd-38cb-d878-62f1-a1de4465c518 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:09:09 -0500 iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex, has parted ways with its old offshore services provider for a new firm. News Bitfinex Tether Financial Services Deltec SHRM David Floyd Has Crypto Exchange KuCoin Proven its Legitimacy by Raising $20 Million? https://www.ccn.com/has-crypto-exchange-kucoin-proven-its-legitimacy-by-raising-20-million/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:afedf52d-9427-4c2b-e19e-53e3a26af948 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:49:11 -0500 <p>Singapore-based KuCoin, a major crypto exchange with an active and loyal user base, has secured $20 million in a funding round led by $20 billion venture capital firm IDG. Michael Gan, the CEO of KuCoin, wrote, &#8220;Today, we are thrilled to announce that we have closed our Series A Round of Funding, raising $20 million</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/has-crypto-exchange-kucoin-proven-its-legitimacy-by-raising-20-million/">Has Crypto Exchange KuCoin Proven its Legitimacy by Raising $20 Million?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Exchange Exchanges Funding News idg capital KuCoin Joseph Young Nvidia Q3 Results Reveal ‘Crypto Hangover’ Due to Disappearance of Miner Sales https://cointelegraph.com/news/nvidia-q3-results-reveal-crypto-hangover-due-to-disappearance-of-miner-sales CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:c80ed8ee-4c29-6418-90c4-fdc7403cd23f Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:22:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy84MmRhZGZmNWMzN2M3ODNjYTU1ZWE1MGZiMzNkZDI0Ni5qcGc=.jpg"><p>U.S.-based GPU manufacturer Nvidia released its Q3 earnings report today, revealing a “crypto hangover” from disappearing demand among crypto miners</p> Bitcoin Nvidia Cryptocurrencies Mining Stocks Report GPU Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre OmiseGo Partners With Singapore Ride Hailing App to Trial Blockchain Solutions https://cointelegraph.com/news/omisego-partners-with-singapore-ride-hailing-app-to-trial-blockchain-solutions CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:3f123c56-5115-5c05-bdcd-d67858f0a3b8 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:56:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy8xYWVkNDlmNjI4N2QxOWY1N2VmYTVkOGIxODEyOTk2My5qcGc=.jpg"><p>OmiseGo, a payment platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, will develop a Proof-of-Concept with Singaporean decentralized ride hailing app TADA</p> Blockchain Singapore Ethereum Proof-of-Concept Adoption Cointelegraph By Ana Berman As Crypto Prices Tumble, Mike Novogratz Pounds the Table on Real Estate Tokenization https://www.ccn.com/as-crypto-prices-tumble-mike-novogratz-pounds-the-table-on-real-estate-tokenization/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:0395b2c2-982d-598e-dfcc-ea841cd9ead2 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:48:39 -0500 <p>Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz extolled the tokenization of real estate during this &#8220;crappy&#8221; crypto bear market, saying asset tokenization is an emerging trend. Novogratz, the founder of crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital Capital Management, said the cryptocurrency market is in a slump, but there&#160;are many exciting developments occurring below the surface. &#8220;While it feels like</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/as-crypto-prices-tumble-mike-novogratz-pounds-the-table-on-real-estate-tokenization/">As Crypto Prices Tumble, Mike Novogratz Pounds the Table on Real Estate Tokenization</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Business News galaxy digital Mike Novogratz real estate Samantha Chang Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Price Decline Will be a Short-Term Event https://www.ccn.com/brian-kelly-bitcoin-price-decline-will-be-a-short-term-event/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:80f3ae31-38c2-a5ee-42f1-9d640bf67430 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:47:04 -0500 <p>For the first time in three months, Bitcoin initiated its first major move. Unfortunately, for investors in the crypto market, BTC plunged by more than 11 percent, engaging in one of the most intense sell-offs in a 24-hour period in all of 2018. Bitcoin Price Tumbles On CNBC Fast Money, BKCM founder and CEO Brian &#8230; <a href="https://www.ccn.com/brian-kelly-bitcoin-price-decline-will-be-a-short-term-event/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/brian-kelly-bitcoin-price-decline-will-be-a-short-term-event/">Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Price Decline Will be a Short-Term Event</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News News Bitcoin Bitcoin Cash Brian Kelly Joseph Young Report: Application for Chinese Crypto Miner Canaan’s $400 Mln IPO Lapses https://cointelegraph.com/news/report-application-for-chinese-crypto-miner-canaans-400-mln-ipo-lapses CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:51ce1a91-f64d-5924-7ee3-b3082ec04a03 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:47:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy84NWUyNmVjZjZkNjE4MWFjMzk5NTAzM2EwZjNiNzkxNi5qcGc=.jpg"><p>The IPO application of crypto mining hardware manufacturer Canaan has expired amid questions from regulators about the firm’s business model</p> Altcoin China Hong Kong IPO Cryptocurrencies Mining Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre Crypto Exchange OKCoin Expands to Latin America & Opens Fiat Market https://www.ccn.com/crypto-exchange-okcoin-expands-to-latin-america-opens-fiat-market/ CCN: Financial Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News » News urn:uuid:b47831bf-1375-aefa-d259-0772ef9cbc38 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:53:13 -0500 <p>Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has recently revealed, through a press release shared with CCN, that it expanded to the Latin American market, with a platform that&#8217;s set to let users trade top cryptocurrencies against local fiat currencies. 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At the time of writing shortly after the fork, three such blocks had been mined with a total of more than 50,000 transactions worth less than 0.5 BCH total. As seen in the video below, &#8230; <a href="https://www.ccn.com/bitcoin-cash-abc-network-suffered-spam-attack-as-hard-fork-activated/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com/bitcoin-cash-abc-network-suffered-spam-attack-as-hard-fork-activated/">Bitcoin Cash: ABC Network Suffered Spam Attack as Hard Fork Activated</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.ccn.com">CCN</a></p> Bitcoin Cash News P. H. Madore Hours After Bitcoin Cash Network Update Begins, Bitcoin ABC Over 10 Blocks Ahead https://cointelegraph.com/news/hours-after-bitcoin-cash-network-update-begins-bitcoin-abc-over-10-blocks-ahead CoinTelegraph.Com News urn:uuid:f2a49d98-228b-3b9c-548f-f093f3e5c802 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:52:00 -0500 <img src="https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy85ZDQ4MmNlZWM5MjEyYzY3YmY5Y2VhY2EzNTU2ZDI2MS5qcGc=.jpg"><p>Hours after the Bitcoin Cash upgrade started, the Bitcoin ABC camp is leading in terms of hash rate and blocks</p> Altcoin Bitcoin Cash Cryptocurrencies Hard Fork Bitcoin Unlimited Craig Wright Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre What We Know About Bitcoin Cash’s Two Blockchains https://www.coindesk.com/what-we-know-about-bitcoin-cashs-two-blockchains CoinDesk urn:uuid:60b65ed0-e9a9-7f5a-8b90-62f37bff23e1 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:30:13 -0500 The bitcoin cash blockchain officially split today into two competing networks – but the story seems to be far from over. 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News Other Public Protocols Technology News Hard Forks Bitcoin Cash Bitcoin ABC Bitcoin SV Christine Kim Bitcoin Price Analysis: Yearly Support Breaks as Bitcoin Tests Underlying Demand https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-price-analysis-yearly-support-breaks-bitcoin-tests-underlying-demand/#1542320908 Bitcoin Magazine urn:uuid:0627dc2f-22ab-c294-776a-0e5d511a517a Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:28:28 -0500 <img alt="Bitcoin Price Analysis" height="463" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/BitcoinPrice3.width-800.jpg" width="800"> <br/> <div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text"><p>After months and months of consolidation, the yearly support finally broke and now bitcoin has found itself in the lower $5000s for the first time since 2017:<br/></p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_1_50Ff54N.original.jpg" width="1255" height="637" alt="fig1"><i>Figure 1: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Broken Support</i><br/></p><p>Bitcoin managed to drop a staggering 16% yesterday as the market sliced through the long held support like a knife through butter. The high volume and wide candle spread does not bode well for the bulls as we are currently witnessing an excess of supply in the market. We have blown through two levels of support and haven’t seen a significant retest just yet:</p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_2_brBSloU.original.jpg" width="1260" height="641" alt="fig2"><i>Figure 2: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Support Levels (shown in blue)</i><br/></p><p>Figure 2 shows the next levels of support below us, but it seems for now we are content to consolidate at the $5400 level. The $5400 is pretty interesting because that is when the market went from being parabolic to *super* parabolic as the market took off on what’s referred to as a “hypodermic trend.” It’s when the market experiences parabolic blow-off toward the end of its parabolic cycle and the market actually breaks north of its parabolic curve. Almost one year to the day, we have found ourselves positioned at the exact same price it was previously. It was this time last year that we saw the major leaps and bounds in price as the market accelerated upward, following a strong round of media coverage over the winter holiday season.</p><p>Something quite alarming for the bitcoin bulls is this massive descending triangle that broke downward yesterday:</p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_3_16.original.jpg" width="1271" height="643" alt="fig3"><i>Figure 3: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Descending Triangle (shown in red)</i><br/></p><p>Over the entirety of 2018, the market consolidated in a pattern called a “descending triangle.” Typically, if a triangle breaks downward, it will be seen as a trend continuation to most traders and they are likely to short the asset. In our case, the trend continuation would be a downward continuation. It’s unclear where the actual market will lead, but the blue levels outlined in Figure 2 and the 78% Fibonacci retracement shown above are likely to entice some of the more patient bulls that sat out most of 2018. It’s still very early to tell whether the market will see a strong continuation or if the market is just attempting to find its floor. We will know more with the weekly close.</p><h4>Summary:</h4><p></p><ol><li>The yearly support finally broke down as bitcoin shoved down a staggering 16% in one day.<br/></li><li>The move is still fresh, but the market is attempting to test support as the bulls decide whether they want to start a strong round of buying. One thing is clear though: Supply is very present.<br/></li><li>The breakdown of the descending triangle shown in Figure 3 is a sell signal for traders, as it typically is a sign of a trend continuation. The breakout is still fresh, so we will need to check back on the market to gather further insight.<br/></li></ol><p></p><p><i>Trading and investing in digital assets like bitcoin and ether is highly speculative and comes with many risks. This analysis is for informational purposes and should not be considered investment advice. Statements and financial information on Bitcoin Magazine and BTC Media related sites do not necessarily reflect the opinion of BTC Media and should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation to buy, sell or hold. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.</i><br/></p><p><i><br/></i></p></div></div> <p><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com">Bitcoin Magazine</a>.</em></p> <img alt="Bitcoin Price Analysis" height="463" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/BitcoinPrice3.width-800.jpg" width="800"> <br/> <div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text"><p>After months and months of consolidation, the yearly support finally broke and now bitcoin has found itself in the lower $5000s for the first time since 2017:<br/></p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_1_50Ff54N.original.jpg" width="1255" height="637" alt="fig1"><i>Figure 1: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Broken Support</i><br/></p><p>Bitcoin managed to drop a staggering 16% yesterday as the market sliced through the long held support like a knife through butter. The high volume and wide candle spread does not bode well for the bulls as we are currently witnessing an excess of supply in the market. We have blown through two levels of support and haven’t seen a significant retest just yet:</p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_2_brBSloU.original.jpg" width="1260" height="641" alt="fig2"><i>Figure 2: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Support Levels (shown in blue)</i><br/></p><p>Figure 2 shows the next levels of support below us, but it seems for now we are content to consolidate at the $5400 level. The $5400 is pretty interesting because that is when the market went from being parabolic to *super* parabolic as the market took off on what’s referred to as a “hypodermic trend.” It’s when the market experiences parabolic blow-off toward the end of its parabolic cycle and the market actually breaks north of its parabolic curve. Almost one year to the day, we have found ourselves positioned at the exact same price it was previously. It was this time last year that we saw the major leaps and bounds in price as the market accelerated upward, following a strong round of media coverage over the winter holiday season.</p><p>Something quite alarming for the bitcoin bulls is this massive descending triangle that broke downward yesterday:</p><p><img class="richtext-image lightbox" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/Figure_3_16.original.jpg" width="1271" height="643" alt="fig3"><i>Figure 3: <a data-original-title="" href="https://www.tradingview.com/symbols/BTCUSD/">BTC-USD</a>, Daily Candles, Descending Triangle (shown in red)</i><br/></p><p>Over the entirety of 2018, the market consolidated in a pattern called a “descending triangle.” Typically, if a triangle breaks downward, it will be seen as a trend continuation to most traders and they are likely to short the asset. In our case, the trend continuation would be a downward continuation. It’s unclear where the actual market will lead, but the blue levels outlined in Figure 2 and the 78% Fibonacci retracement shown above are likely to entice some of the more patient bulls that sat out most of 2018. It’s still very early to tell whether the market will see a strong continuation or if the market is just attempting to find its floor. We will know more with the weekly close.</p><h4>Summary:</h4><p></p><ol><li>The yearly support finally broke down as bitcoin shoved down a staggering 16% in one day.<br/></li><li>The move is still fresh, but the market is attempting to test support as the bulls decide whether they want to start a strong round of buying. One thing is clear though: Supply is very present.<br/></li><li>The breakdown of the descending triangle shown in Figure 3 is a sell signal for traders, as it typically is a sign of a trend continuation. The breakout is still fresh, so we will need to check back on the market to gather further insight.<br/></li></ol><p></p><p><i>Trading and investing in digital assets like bitcoin and ether is highly speculative and comes with many risks. This analysis is for informational purposes and should not be considered investment advice. Statements and financial information on Bitcoin Magazine and BTC Media related sites do not necessarily reflect the opinion of BTC Media and should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation to buy, sell or hold. 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USDC will be grouped into trading pairs with bitcoin and Binance’s own token, BNB.<br/></p><p>The company made the announcement<a data-original-title="" href="https://support.binance.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019828831-Binance-Will-List-USD-Coin-USDC-on-2018-11-17"> on its official blog</a>, making particular note of the auditing process USDC undergoes to prove that each coin is backed 1:1 with the USD.</p><p>“For increased transparency, USDC has engaged a top-ranking auditing firm to release monthly balance attestations of the corresponding USDC and USD balances held/issued,” the post reads.</p><p>With this support, USDC will become the third stablecoin to see a listing from Binance, the first two being <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/warning-signs-timeline-tether-and-bitfinex-events/">Tether (USDT)</a> and <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/yes-stablecoins-can-secure-official-audits-major-firms/">TrueUSD (TUSD)</a>, respectively. </p><p>Buzz surrounding <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/search-stability-overview-budding-stablecoin-ecosystem/">stablecoins</a> has grown exponentially this year. Typically tied to fiat currencies such as USD or the euro, stable currencies are designed to lessen the effects of volatility often witnessed in standard crypto assets like bitcoin and ether.</p><p>Binance is the world’s<a href="https://www.thestreet.com/investing/binance-ceo-changpeng-zhao-interview-14759653"> largest digital currency exchange</a>, boasting a daily trading volume of roughly $500 million. That’s about $460 million more than Coinbase, which was among the first cryptocurrency trading platforms<a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/coinbase-just-added-its-first-stablecoin/"> to show support for USD Coin</a> last month. The coin is a product of Coinbase’s and Circle Internet Ltd.’s joint efforts, and it was developed as a part of the <a href="https://www.centre.io/">Centre</a> blockchain framework.  </p><p>Prior, USDC<a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/circles-usdc-stablecoin-begins-trading/"> began trading on</a> the Circle-owned Poloniex exchange in September of 2018.  </p><p>In a recent interview with TheStreet, CEO and founder of Binance Changpeng Zhao discussed his company’s success and said he’s aiming to be much more than just an exchange. </p><p>“We are building an ecosystem,” he comments. “We want to be the infrastructure services provider for the blockchain space, so we have several different initiatives. Most of them are still quite small, including the exchange. I think if you compare us to traditional [market] exchanges, we are still quite small … but right now, our ecosystem is made up of the exchange, a wallet, labs, charity, info, an academy and more. We hope some of them will become the infrastructure for the industry.”</p><p><br/></p></div></div> <p><em>This article originally appeared on <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com">Bitcoin Magazine</a>.</em></p> <img alt="USDC binance" height="444" src="https://fs.bitcoinmagazine.com/img/images/USDCbinance.width-800.png" width="800"> <br/> <div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text"><p>Binance — one of the most popular digital currency exchanges across the globe — has announced that it will be adding the fiat-collateralized stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) to its trading platform on November 17, 2018. USDC will be grouped into trading pairs with bitcoin and Binance’s own token, BNB.<br/></p><p>The company made the announcement<a data-original-title="" href="https://support.binance.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019828831-Binance-Will-List-USD-Coin-USDC-on-2018-11-17"> on its official blog</a>, making particular note of the auditing process USDC undergoes to prove that each coin is backed 1:1 with the USD.</p><p>“For increased transparency, USDC has engaged a top-ranking auditing firm to release monthly balance attestations of the corresponding USDC and USD balances held/issued,” the post reads.</p><p>With this support, USDC will become the third stablecoin to see a listing from Binance, the first two being <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/warning-signs-timeline-tether-and-bitfinex-events/">Tether (USDT)</a> and <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/yes-stablecoins-can-secure-official-audits-major-firms/">TrueUSD (TUSD)</a>, respectively. </p><p>Buzz surrounding <a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/search-stability-overview-budding-stablecoin-ecosystem/">stablecoins</a> has grown exponentially this year. Typically tied to fiat currencies such as USD or the euro, stable currencies are designed to lessen the effects of volatility often witnessed in standard crypto assets like bitcoin and ether.</p><p>Binance is the world’s<a href="https://www.thestreet.com/investing/binance-ceo-changpeng-zhao-interview-14759653"> largest digital currency exchange</a>, boasting a daily trading volume of roughly $500 million. That’s about $460 million more than Coinbase, which was among the first cryptocurrency trading platforms<a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/coinbase-just-added-its-first-stablecoin/"> to show support for USD Coin</a> last month. The coin is a product of Coinbase’s and Circle Internet Ltd.’s joint efforts, and it was developed as a part of the <a href="https://www.centre.io/">Centre</a> blockchain framework.  </p><p>Prior, USDC<a href="https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/circles-usdc-stablecoin-begins-trading/"> began trading on</a> the Circle-owned Poloniex exchange in September of 2018.  </p><p>In a recent interview with TheStreet, CEO and founder of Binance Changpeng Zhao discussed his company’s success and said he’s aiming to be much more than just an exchange. </p><p>“We are building an ecosystem,” he comments. “We want to be the infrastructure services provider for the blockchain space, so we have several different initiatives. Most of them are still quite small, including the exchange. I think if you compare us to traditional [market] exchanges, we are still quite small … but right now, our ecosystem is made up of the exchange, a wallet, labs, charity, info, an academy and more. 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