Day: October 25, 2019

Bitcoin Price to Pump Further After Friday’s 15% Bounce: Analysts

Bitcoin Price to Pump Further After Friday’s 15% Bounce: Analysts

Seemingly in response to news that China has officially endorsed blockchain development, Bitcoin (BTC) surged on Friday, liquidating $150 million wort ...
Ethereum 2.0 Validators to Earn up to 10% Annually for Staking: Report

Ethereum 2.0 Validators to Earn up to 10% Annually for Staking: Report

In order to become a validator on the Ethereum 2.0, one is required to maintain 32 Ether, worth of $5,300 at publishing time. Ethereum 2.0 validator ...
Google’s Quantum Computer Still Far From Useful, Says Vitalik Buterin

Google’s Quantum Computer Still Far From Useful, Says Vitalik Buterin

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin does not think that Bitcoin faces any real threats from Google’s quantum computer just yet. Ethereum co-founder ...
Lyn Ulbricht Speaks Out Against Unfair Silk Road Sentencing, Facebook and Government Hypocrisy

Lyn Ulbricht Speaks Out Against Unfair Silk Road Sentencing, Facebook and Government Hypocrisy

U.S. representative Ann Wagner noted at a recent hearing that child pornographic material has been reported on Facebook more than any other site. Lyn ...
Twitter will Never be a Part of Facebook’s Libra “Crypto”, Says CEO

Twitter will Never be a Part of Facebook’s Libra “Crypto”, Says CEO

Jack Dorsey has said “hell no” to the thought of Twitter joining the Libra Association. He also said that he didn’t understand why t ...
Price Analysis 25/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Price Analysis 25/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Bitcoin managed a sharp turnaround just a day after 10% price dump. Does this increase the possibility of a bottom formation? The total market capit ...
Bitcoin Bounces at Key Support Level as Bulls Fight Back

Bitcoin Bounces at Key Support Level as Bulls Fight Back

Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have posted a decently strong rally overnight after incurring a steady stream of downwards pressure that has ...
Altcoins React on BTC’s Sudden Surge, Some Major Coins Post Double-Digit Gains

Altcoins React on BTC’s Sudden Surge, Some Major Coins Post Double-Digit Gains

Following Bitcoin’s sudden jump earlier in the day, altcoin markets have also entered the green zone, with some of the major cryptocurrency markets ...
Hackers Breach Johannesburg’s Civil Website Demanding BTC Ransom

Hackers Breach Johannesburg’s Civil Website Demanding BTC Ransom

Hackers have compromised the website of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, and demanded ransom in Bitcoins (BTC). The city announced the hack on ...
Bitcoin’s Secular Bull Market May Have Ended, Long Term Bear Incoming?

Bitcoin’s Secular Bull Market May Have Ended, Long Term Bear Incoming?

As soon as Bitcoin broke up and out of the trading range where the current bottom was set, the cryptocurrency community was certain it spelled the end ...
Zuck of the Hill: After 6-Hour Libra Grilling, Congress Unconvinced

Zuck of the Hill: After 6-Hour Libra Grilling, Congress Unconvinced

In a historic appearance before a U.S. House committee, the Facebook CEO didn’t say too much new about Libra. On Oct. 23, Mark Zuckerberg, founder a ...
Bitcoin Price Smashes Above $8,000 In Massive Short Squeeze

Bitcoin Price Smashes Above $8,000 In Massive Short Squeeze

This week, Bitcoin price broke down from a bear flag pattern, setting a new local low around $7,300, and after some consolidation, broke back upward.T ...
Tether Catching Up With BTC and ETH in Payments, Bloomberg Reports

Tether Catching Up With BTC and ETH in Payments, Bloomberg Reports

Stablecoin Tether (USDT) is gaining popularity as a payment method, with some analysts seeing it catching up with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). As Bl ...
Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to $8.7K Confirming Previous Bottom Signals

Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to $8.7K Confirming Previous Bottom Signals

Bitcoin price posts a massive green candle, hitting $8.7K to the disbelief of bears who have taken hold of the crypto market in recent months. Bitco ...
Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Set New Record as Bitcoin Surges 14%

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Set New Record as Bitcoin Surges 14%

On Wednesday, Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures (BTC) saw a massive volume boost as the cryptocurrency market tumbled by 10% within a few hours’ time. In fact, ...
Bitcoin Price Skyrockets $500 in Minutes as Bakkt BTC Contracts Hit Highs

Bitcoin Price Skyrockets $500 in Minutes as Bakkt BTC Contracts Hit Highs

Bitcoin (BTC) surged $500 in just five minutes today after experiencing a sharp drop on Oct. 23, from $7,950 to $7,450 and sitting at the position for ...
Bitfinex Calls Itself ‘Victim of a Fraud’ in Response to Recent Arrest

Bitfinex Calls Itself ‘Victim of a Fraud’ in Response to Recent Arrest

Bitfinex argued that any allegation that Crypto Capital laundered any illicit funds upon request of Bitfinex is “categorically false.” Major global ...
Market Update: Crypto Prices Spike Significantly In a Matter of Minutes

Market Update: Crypto Prices Spike Significantly In a Matter of Minutes

Digital currency markets have seen a strong price spike on Friday, adding billions to the overall market capitalization of the entire cryptoconomy. Th ...
Bitcoin Pumps by $800 in 20 Minutes: $150 Million in BitMEX Shorts Liquidated

Bitcoin Pumps by $800 in 20 Minutes: $150 Million in BitMEX Shorts Liquidated

Wow. In the past 30 minutes, Bitcoin (BTC) bulls have absolutely made their presence known. Within a ten-minute time frame, the leading cryptocurrency ...
Final Russian Nuclear Scientist Jailed For Mining Bitcoin At Work

Final Russian Nuclear Scientist Jailed For Mining Bitcoin At Work

A Russian scientist and former employee at the nation’s premier nuclear research facility was jailed on Oct. 24, for his part in a scheme to secretly ...
Privacy-Focused Cryptos Hunted Down by Forensics and Exchanges

Privacy-Focused Cryptos Hunted Down by Forensics and Exchanges

Major crypto markets are forced to delist privacy coins as per FATF requirements, is it counterproductive or a step in the right direction? As Japan ...
Nearly 12% of All Tether Is Now on Tron After $100M Chain Swap

Nearly 12% of All Tether Is Now on Tron After $100M Chain Swap

The total supply of TRC20-based USDT surged from 350 million to 450 million in just one day. The amount of Tether (USDT) tokens issued on the Tron ( ...
WeChat Pay Using Blockchain to Track Payments, Says Binance CEO

WeChat Pay Using Blockchain to Track Payments, Says Binance CEO

WeChat Pay stores payment receipts on the blockchain, says Binance CEO. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) took to Twitter on Oct. 25, saying that he h ...
McKinsey: Majority of Banks May Not Be Economically Viable

McKinsey: Majority of Banks May Not Be Economically Viable

Management consulting firm McKinsey & Company has published a global banking review and found that a majority of banks worldwide may not be econo ...
Gold, Not Bitcoin, is Making Most Out of Ongoing Economic Crisis

Gold, Not Bitcoin, is Making Most Out of Ongoing Economic Crisis

On Wednesday, US-based Grayscale Bitcoin Trust released an advertisement wherein a white-collar miner cheerfully extracts a gold rock from a cave and ...
China’s President Xi Urges Accelerated Blockchain Technology Adoption

China’s President Xi Urges Accelerated Blockchain Technology Adoption

China’s Xi calls blockchain technology an important breakthrough for independent innovation, urging to accelerate its development. China’s Pre ...
Bitcoin Price Indicators: Worse Has Yet to Come, Move Under $7,000 Likely

Bitcoin Price Indicators: Worse Has Yet to Come, Move Under $7,000 Likely

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t been doing too hot as of late. If you haven’t been living under a rock, you know that.As of the time of writing this, the leading ...
Bitcoin Price Returns to $7.6K as Markets Reaffirm New Support Levels

Bitcoin Price Returns to $7.6K as Markets Reaffirm New Support Levels

Bitcoin (BTC) hit $7,600 on Oct. 25 after a spell of bullish upward action saw 2% gains occur in a matter of minutes.  Cryptocurrency market dai ...
BREAKING: China’s Xi Jinping Urges Accelerated Blockchain Technology Adoption

BREAKING: China’s Xi Jinping Urges Accelerated Blockchain Technology Adoption

China’s President Xi Jinping has called for the country to accelerate its adoption of blockchain technologies as a core for innovation. Xi made the co ...
Jack Dorsey: You Can Buy a Fraction of Berkshire Stock or Stack Sats

Jack Dorsey: You Can Buy a Fraction of Berkshire Stock or Stack Sats

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, announced that Square’s Cash App is poised to enable users to purchase fractions of stocks alongside Bitcoin ...