Day: February 22, 2020

Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Plunges to $9,500, $45m BCH SIM Swap, IRS Focused on Cryptocurrency

Crypto Tidbits: Bitcoin Plunges to $9,500, $45m BCH SIM Swap, IRS Focused on Cryptocurrency

Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. Wow, the past seven days have been quite the trip for Bitcoin, to say the least. After peaking at ...
This Top Crypto is Poised for Massive Gains as Market Remains Flat

This Top Crypto is Poised for Massive Gains as Market Remains Flat

EOS – like all major cryptocurrencies – has been seeing some turbulent price action over the past several days, with Bitcoin’s sharp drop incurred thi ...
Are the BZx Flash Loan Attacks Signaling the End of DeFi?

Are the BZx Flash Loan Attacks Signaling the End of DeFi?

Following two significant attacks on lending protocol bZx, what are the potential ramifications for the DeFi sector? Earlier this week, the decentra ...
Brave Challenges Google’s Advertising Power Before the UK Competition Watchdog

Brave Challenges Google’s Advertising Power Before the UK Competition Watchdog

The company behind the privacy-oriented browser Brave has set out to convince regulators in the U.K. to end Google’s advertising monopoly in the ...
This Tiny Range Could Set the Tone for Where Bitcoin Trends in 2020

This Tiny Range Could Set the Tone for Where Bitcoin Trends in 2020

Bitcoin has found itself caught within the throes of a prolonged bout of sideways trading around $9,600 in the time following its recent flash crash t ...
Get Ready for the Bitcoin Halving – Here Are 9 Countdown Clocks You Can Monitor

Get Ready for the Bitcoin Halving – Here Are 9 Countdown Clocks You Can Monitor

The anticipation for the block reward halving for BTC, BCH, and BSV has been building. All three cryptocurrencies will see rewards halved from 12.5 to ...
BTC Crash, Fraud and Anti-Hodling: Bad Crypto News of the Week

BTC Crash, Fraud and Anti-Hodling: Bad Crypto News of the Week

This week’s crypto and blockchain news in audio format. The Bitcoin community collectively facepalmed after BTC fell back below $10,000. It was the ...
FCoin Blames Poor Auditing for Shutdown, but Others Suspect Exit Scam

FCoin Blames Poor Auditing for Shutdown, but Others Suspect Exit Scam

Regular, non-random Bitcoin outflows from FCoin’s cold wallet point to an exit scam amid the crypto exchange platform’s shutdown. Less than two year ...
Bitcoin Dominance 6-Month Low Doesn’t Mean Price Is ‘Ultra-Bearish’

Bitcoin Dominance 6-Month Low Doesn’t Mean Price Is ‘Ultra-Bearish’

This week’s 8% tumble and subsequent failure to recoup gains is no cause for worry, says Cointelegraph’s Michaël van de Poppe. Bitcoin (BTC) continu ...
Chinese Government-Backed Institute Releases New Ranking of 37 Crypto Projects

Chinese Government-Backed Institute Releases New Ranking of 37 Crypto Projects

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has published its latest crypto project ranking — the first this year. A total of ...
OKEx Now Offers Real-time “Tick-by-Tick” Market Tracker for All of Its Trading Products

OKEx Now Offers Real-time “Tick-by-Tick” Market Tracker for All of Its Trading Products

The leading crypto exchange and trading platform OKEx has announced the launch of real-time market trackers across all of its trading instruments. The ...
A Visa Card That Offers Crypto Back & Cash Back — How One Fintech Has Reshaped Loyalty Programmes Forever

A Visa Card That Offers Crypto Back & Cash Back — How One Fintech Has Reshaped Loyalty Programmes Forever

In 1981, American Airlines’ launched their Frequent Flier Programme which is often regarded as the first full-scale loyalty programme of the modern er ...
Bitcoin Price Bullrun May Last 1000 Days as 2020 Now Best Average Year

Bitcoin Price Bullrun May Last 1000 Days as 2020 Now Best Average Year

Volume-weighted average price hits a new record this year as other data implies that Bitcoin is 400 days into a 1,000-day bull cycle. Bitcoin (BTC) ...
Bitcoin Cash Faces ‘Slow Death’ After Alleged $30M Hack — Commentator

Bitcoin Cash Faces ‘Slow Death’ After Alleged $30M Hack — Commentator

A SIM card attack reportedly sees a total of $45 million stolen, while the consequences for Bitcoin Cash will be severe, warns Dovey Wan. Altcoin Bi ...
NBA & NFL Believe in Non-Fungible Tokens, But Not Contract Tokenization

NBA & NFL Believe in Non-Fungible Tokens, But Not Contract Tokenization

NBA and NFL embrace new technology such as Non-Fungible Tokens that allows greater fan engagement, but no player contract tokenization any time soon ...
Major HSBC Layoffs: 35,000 Job Cuts and Massive Restructuring Announced

Major HSBC Layoffs: 35,000 Job Cuts and Massive Restructuring Announced

Banking giant HSBC has unveiled a major restructuring plan that includes 35,000 job cuts. The move came as the bank’s net profit plunged 53% las ...
This Chinese Whale Lost $45 Million in Bitcoin and BCH Overnight: How it Happened

This Chinese Whale Lost $45 Million in Bitcoin and BCH Overnight: How it Happened

One of the rallying cries Bitcoin’s most fervent advocates use to promote the cryptocurrency is “become your own bank.” Indeed, this ...
Bitcoin Breaking This Key Level Above $10,000 Could Send It to “the Moon”

Bitcoin Breaking This Key Level Above $10,000 Could Send It to “the Moon”

Ever since Bitcoin shot over 1,000% higher in 2017 to hit $20,000 — a price point that was once seen as relatively unobtainable by even some of the cr ...
Calibra Technical Lead Tells Why Facebook Built New Language for Libra

Calibra Technical Lead Tells Why Facebook Built New Language for Libra

Digital lead for Calibra explains why Facebook has built a new programming language called Move to power the Libra blockchain. Digital lead for Cali ...
BCH Funding Debate: Amaury Séchet Responds to IFP Questions, Noting Contention in the West

BCH Funding Debate: Amaury Séchet Responds to IFP Questions, Noting Contention in the West

On February 20, Bitcoin Cash engineers held the second 2020 BCH developers’ meeting and the first since the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) wa ...
Economist: This Strange Occurrence Suggests the Bitcoin Bottom is In

Economist: This Strange Occurrence Suggests the Bitcoin Bottom is In

Bitcoin’s unprecedented flash crash seen earlier this week has not proved to be as bearish as it was initially thought to be, as the crypto has now be ...
No Bitcoin ETF Yet: A Deep Dive Into the Situation in the US

No Bitcoin ETF Yet: A Deep Dive Into the Situation in the US

Over the past several years, many entities have submitted proposals for regulated Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds, or ETFs in the United States. S ...
Last Time This Signal Flashed, Bitcoin Surged Over 2,000%. Now It’s Ethereum’s Turn

Last Time This Signal Flashed, Bitcoin Surged Over 2,000%. Now It’s Ethereum’s Turn

Ethereum didn’t fare too well in 2019, as this very outlet reported at the end of last year; in fact, the cryptocurrency posted a negative perfo ...
How to Check the Bitcoin Price, Hashrate, Data – The 21 Best Monitoring Sites

How to Check the Bitcoin Price, Hashrate, Data – The 21 Best Monitoring Sites

As bitcoin grows in popularity and recognition worldwide, resources dedicated to providing in-depth and diverse stats on all things crypto have explod ...
New Monaco-Based Startup Bitsa Adds XMR Support to Its Prepaid Card

New Monaco-Based Startup Bitsa Adds XMR Support to Its Prepaid Card

Italy’s new crypto-powered debit card supplier Bitsa has just expanded its prepaid card with major privacy-focused altcoin Monero (XMR). By enabling M ...
OpenSea: From Formula 1 Cars to Crypto Forgeries

OpenSea: From Formula 1 Cars to Crypto Forgeries

Cointelegraph was on the ground at Non-Fungible Token New York City Event to observe the latest and greatest in NFT. Of the many projects and companie ...
Chainalysis to Monitor AML Compliance for Crypto Exchange CoinField

Chainalysis to Monitor AML Compliance for Crypto Exchange CoinField

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis partners with CoinField exchange to add enhanced AML technology. Amid a tightening regulatory scene in crypto, ...
Binance Was Never Even in Malta, Crypto CEO Dismisses “FUD”

Binance Was Never Even in Malta, Crypto CEO Dismisses “FUD”

Despite the popular, apparent misconception, Binance has apparently never had offices in Malta. Changpeng Zhao, the platform’s CEO and founder, ...
Brave Browser Wants the UK to Use GDPR to Crack Down on Google

Brave Browser Wants the UK to Use GDPR to Crack Down on Google

The team behind Brave Browser thinks that Google has an unfair competitive advantage due to its massive trove of user data. In a submission filed with ...
Tezos Price (XTZ) Losing Steam After Dropping to Ascending Trendline?

Tezos Price (XTZ) Losing Steam After Dropping to Ascending Trendline?

Tezos price is still in an uptrend but looks ready to pull back and consolidate after an amazing 199.52% rally. Over the past week, Bitcoin (BTC)and ...