Day: December 17, 2019

Former SEC Senior Counsel Joins US Security Token Platform As Chief Legal Officer

Former SEC Senior Counsel Joins US Security Token Platform As Chief Legal Officer

Security tokens platform TokenSoft hired former U.S. SEC Senior Counsel as its chief legal officer to work on the firm’s regulatory compliance. Secu ...
4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Now Retesting November Lows — $6.4K Next?

4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Now Retesting November Lows — $6.4K Next?

On Monday Bitcoin price (BTC) abruptly fell below the $7,040 support and dropped to $6,800. As recent as Nov. 22 and Nov. 27, $6,800 served as support ...
Why Bitcoin Just Dropped Below $6,600; Price Nearing Make or Break Level

Why Bitcoin Just Dropped Below $6,600; Price Nearing Make or Break Level

Sorry bulls, bears won’t give you any reprieve. On Tuesday, Bitcoin (BTC) continued to tank, perpetuating a downward trend established on Monday ...
Coinfloor’s CEO Explains Decision to Delist All Crypto but Bitcoin to Cointelegraph

Coinfloor’s CEO Explains Decision to Delist All Crypto but Bitcoin to Cointelegraph

London-based exchange Coinfloor will delist all cryptocurrencies but Bitcoin to focus on Bitcoin only services from Jan. 3, 2020. London-based crypt ...
Bitcoin Halving Search Trend is Surging, But Why is Price Stagnant?

Bitcoin Halving Search Trend is Surging, But Why is Price Stagnant?

Searches on Google for the term “Bitcoin Halving” are much more common than they were four years ago. This has led one cryptocurrency analyst to concl ...
ISIS Turns To Blockchain-Based Messaging App Following Telegram Ban

ISIS Turns To Blockchain-Based Messaging App Following Telegram Ban

ISIS experiments with blockchain-based messaging app BCM to share videos and propaganda after being banned from Telegram. Terrorist organization ISI ...
Could Post Crypto Bubble Bitcoin Follow Dot Com Crash NASDAQ Chart?

Could Post Crypto Bubble Bitcoin Follow Dot Com Crash NASDAQ Chart?

The crypto bubble and Bitcoin’s meteoric rise often gets compared to past bubbles, such as tulip mania, or the dot com crash. (adsbygoogle = w ...
Indian State of Kerala to Produce 20,000 Blockchain Specialists in 2 Years

Indian State of Kerala to Produce 20,000 Blockchain Specialists in 2 Years

Beijing’s sudden rush into blockchain development and digital currency hasn’t gone unnoticed. From America to Europe and back to Asia, gov ...
Crypto-Demanding Cybercriminals Ramp Up Ransomware Threat With Data Exposure

Crypto-Demanding Cybercriminals Ramp Up Ransomware Threat With Data Exposure

Cybercrime is growing at an exponential rate, and showing zero signs of slowing down or stopping in the near future. As technology advances, so do the ...
Former IMF Economist: Current Bitcoin Trend is “Textbook Echo Bubble”

Former IMF Economist: Current Bitcoin Trend is “Textbook Echo Bubble”

Bitcoin’s entire 2019 rally from trough to peak, is nothing more than a “textbook echo bubble” according to a former IMF economist. (adsbygoog ...
Fidelity Digital Assets Launches UK Branch In Line With Local Laws

Fidelity Digital Assets Launches UK Branch In Line With Local Laws

Fidelity Digital Assets announces expansion, launching its services in Europe with registration in the U.K. Fidelity Investments’ cryptocurren ...
Bitcoin Price Just Dropped to $6,600, Here’s How BTC Can Be In Big Trouble

Bitcoin Price Just Dropped to $6,600, Here’s How BTC Can Be In Big Trouble

The downtrend continues for Bitcoin price, as the leading crypto asset by market cap reached $6,600 today, showing that bears remain in complete contr ...
Even 2019’s Strongest Cryptocurrency is Unable to Escape the Bear Market

Even 2019’s Strongest Cryptocurrency is Unable to Escape the Bear Market

Binance Coin (BNB), the eighth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, opened on Tuesday in a severely negative area as a string of poor fund ...
Kleiman Estate Asks Judge to Overrule Craig Wright’s Objections

Kleiman Estate Asks Judge to Overrule Craig Wright’s Objections

On December 16, new court filings from the Kleiman v. Wright case show the plaintiffs have responded to Wright’s objections against the magistra ...
This Analyst Says a Bitcoin Target Of $50,000 To $100,000 by 2021 Is “Tame”

This Analyst Says a Bitcoin Target Of $50,000 To $100,000 by 2021 Is “Tame”

Bitcoin price may be falling once again into a downtrend and is at risk of revisiting bear market lows not seen since earlier this year. (adsb ...
Crypto Carnage: Bitcoin Price Slides to $6.6K, XRP Falls Below $0.20

Crypto Carnage: Bitcoin Price Slides to $6.6K, XRP Falls Below $0.20

Bitcoin (BTC) fell further below $7,000 on Dec. 17 after a loss of support the previous day caused bears to strengthen their grip on the market. Cryp ...
Private Payment System for Central Bank Digital Currency Possible, Says ECB

Private Payment System for Central Bank Digital Currency Possible, Says ECB

Recent research from the European Central Bank showed that it is possible to develop a central bank digital currency payment system that protects us ...
What is a Multi HODL?: YouHodler CEO Sits Down to Discuss the New Feature Along With Other Investment Strategies

What is a Multi HODL?: YouHodler CEO Sits Down to Discuss the New Feature Along With Other Investment Strategies

When YouHodler announced the release of a new feature this week, we here at NewsBTC knew there would be one question on everyone’s mind. What is a “Mu ...
How a Whale Crashed Bitcoin to Sub-$7,000 Overnight

How a Whale Crashed Bitcoin to Sub-$7,000 Overnight

Bitcoin lost billions of dollars worth of valuation within a 30-minutes timeframe as a Chinese cryptocurrency scammer allegedly liquidated its steal v ...
Venezuelan Bolivar Trading Volumes on LocalBitcoins Hits New Record High

Venezuelan Bolivar Trading Volumes on LocalBitcoins Hits New Record High

The amount of Venezuelan bolivars traded against Bitcoin hit another all-time high last week amid hyperinflation in the country. The volume of Venez ...
Trader Says Preventing XRP Investments in 2019 is His Proudest Achievement

Trader Says Preventing XRP Investments in 2019 is His Proudest Achievement

It’s been a frustrating year for cryptocurrency as a whole, more so for the alts. But none of the high caps have underwhelmed as much as XRP. In line ...
Gemini, State Street Launch Cryptocurrency Reporting Pilot

Gemini, State Street Launch Cryptocurrency Reporting Pilot

A new collaboration between financial services firm State Street Corporation and the Winklevoss’ Gemini cryptocurrency exchange will launch a reportin ...
Plustoken Cash-Outs Could Be Behind BTC Price Drop, Says Report

Plustoken Cash-Outs Could Be Behind BTC Price Drop, Says Report

On Monday, the blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis published an excerpt from the firm’s upcoming crime report that will publish in Janua ...
South Korean Co-Working Space Operator SparkPlus Turns to Blockchain

South Korean Co-Working Space Operator SparkPlus Turns to Blockchain

Seoul-based co-working space operator SparkPlus has partnered with blockchain funding platform Kasa Korea, according to a Dec. 17 report from The Inve ...
Why a Top Analyst Thinks Bitcoin Price Could Fall By 20% Before Bottoming

Why a Top Analyst Thinks Bitcoin Price Could Fall By 20% Before Bottoming

On Monday, the Bitcoin (BTC) price started to falter. After trading above $7,000 for days on end — a consolidation that forced volatility levels to hi ...
OKEx Debuts Dai Stablecoin Staking Bonus as Tether Dwarfs Volumes

OKEx Debuts Dai Stablecoin Staking Bonus as Tether Dwarfs Volumes

OKEx new feature aims to stimulate Dai trading, while statistics show that Tether still controls the lion’s share of the stablecoin market. Malta-ba ...
Google Trends: Bitcoin Halving Refutes ‘Nonexistent’ Retail Interest

Google Trends: Bitcoin Halving Refutes ‘Nonexistent’ Retail Interest

A lack of enthusiasm around the Bitcoin price is not all-pervasive, data shows, as interest remains about the impact of next May’s halving. Bitcoin ...
Don’t Long Bitcoin Now Says Investor as Miner Capitulation Reaches Day 27

Don’t Long Bitcoin Now Says Investor as Miner Capitulation Reaches Day 27

The bitcoin price has fallen by 50 percent since July from $13,900 to sub-$6,900. The steep drop caused mining to be less profitable, causing small mi ...
HitBTC Scammers Face Two Years in Jail for $140K Bitcoin Twitter Fraud

HitBTC Scammers Face Two Years in Jail for $140K Bitcoin Twitter Fraud

Two Canadian brothers hacked the account of a HitBTC user to steal 23 BTC in July 2018, but will now face sentencing for wire fraud. Two Canadian me ...
Mining Pool Simplecoin and Interactive Faucet Chopcoin Shut Down Due to EU Regulations

Mining Pool Simplecoin and Interactive Faucet Chopcoin Shut Down Due to EU Regulations

Like crypto payments provider Bottle Pay, mining pool Simplecoin and interactive bitcoin faucet Chopcoin are shutting down in light of restrictions im ...