Latest cryptocurrency news and prices, 18 September 2019 - The South African
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The South African - Bitcoin continues to struggle around the $10200 resistance while several altcoins see notable gains. Here are your latest cryptocurrency news and prices.

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Bitcoin was maintaining its weekend gains on Tuesday as investors assess positive outcomes from the ongoing US-China trade talks but remained uncertain over the Brexit deal. The benchmark cryptocurrency established a session high of $8,296.50, up 1.05 percent from the market open. The upside move was minor in the context of bitcoin’s recent losses. Therefore, - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Totle, a provider of price-optimized, decentralized liquidity for popular ERC-20 tokens by aggregating top DEXs into a single API, announced today that traders can now use Kraken’s Cryptowatch platform to access its decentralized exchange data/liquidity. Cryptowatch and Totle teamed up to allow users to execute cryptocurrency trading strategies on both centralized exchanges and decentralized financial […] - :

Following a giveaway announcement in September, Alistair Milne gives away Bitcoin instead of a $2,600 Denarium gold bar

Creating altcoins is currently still more attractive than adding new functionality to Bitcoin, according to Blockstream CEO Adam Back

Bitcoin price rangebound as $8.5K resistance proves tough

The digital asset IRA company will offer interest on cryptocurrency and cash holdings that customers want to lend out.

Band Protocol, a Sequoia-backed data oracle platform that allows decentralized applications (dApp) to tap into off-chain information, has integrated financial data from CoinGecko, DeSquare, Woodstock Fund, and one of the largest staking pools in China to their feed. Data oracles are an essential layer that connects non-blockchain data to the underlying code that powers dApps. […] - :

Bitcoin has found itself stuck yet again. As of the time of writing this, the cryptocurrency is trading at $8,230, which is a price that implies BTC is down a mere 0.18% in the past 24 hours (as of the time of writing this piece). Related Reading:Happy 18 Millionth Bitcoin! BTC Scarcity Implies Large Price - The post appeared first on newsbtc

ING CEO Ralph Hamers thinks that banks may have to cut ties with Facebook if Libra is launched

Energy blockchain apps are estimated to grow 67% CAGR over the next 10 years, according to Navigant Research

A short-term bitcoin price indicator has turned bullish, strengthening the case for a test of key resistance above $8,800.

SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, today released new threat intelligence data from SonicWall Capture Labs, revealing 7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively. Key findings include: IoT malware […] - :

The bitcoin custody provider has launched a new service to help holders ensure their assets are passed to loved ones in the event of their death.

OKcomply, a B2B software company focusing on automating compliance for over 750 companies and institutes, announced it is integrating with LTO Network, a public blockchain platform aimed at creating value for organizations. As the first step in the collaboration, the OKcomply application will be further secured with the use of anchoring on the LTO Network […] - :

Bitfury, the full-service blockchain, and emerging technology company, announced today that Joseph Capes will serve as the new head of Bitfury’s liquid cooling subsidiary, Allied Control Limited, a leading provider of high-performance computing and liquid cooling technologies. The company’s technology is used in data centers globally, including Bitfury’s high-performance transaction processing centers. Allied Control is […] - :

LocalBitcoins data is a starting point for research, but it isn't conclusive evidence of grassroots adoption.

Cryptocurrency wallet and payment app Cashaa, announced it has enabled INR (Indian rupee) deposits and purchases of crypto in India for residents, up to 1 crore INR per month. Founded in June 2016, a large portion of Cashaa’s users had been based in India, which for the past years had a difficult relationship with cryptocurrency. […] - :

Multia, a crypto wallet management app designed for businesses, recently announced that companies can now invest Ethereum (ETH) through a new automated trading strategies integration from TokenSets , directly from their Multis account. The Multis platform features self-custody, users are always in control of their keys. Funds are locked into an audited and open-source smart […] - :

“The financial services industry is spending $20 billion a year on AML and KYC. So I would ask you: is it even working? I don’t think it’s working”

Jelurida, developers of the Nxt and Ardor blockchain platforms, today announced the launch of a new package of the Ardor software, allowing users to run a full node on Android OS devices. The Ardor blockchain enables users to join the network and participate on an equal basis in the proof-of-stake consensus, creating new blocks and […] - :

Bitcoin futures rebound as open interest shoots up

A backer of Telegram's blockchain project asked Circle's Poloniex exchange to list the gram token before the SEC halted issuance, court papers show.

Crypto custody startup Casa launches a protocol and service dedicated to helping users securely manage their Bitcoin inheritance

Cryptosteel has launched a new, pocket-sized physical backup device for the offline storage of private keys, passwords, and wallet recovery seeds

Desktop and mobile browser developer Opera, has announced the addition of TRON (TRX) including Tron DApps, and Bitcoin (BTC) support to its Android mobile browser app. As the first major browser to integrate a crypto wallet, Opera enables crypto payments to be securely made on websites directly within the browser Opera’s Crypto Wallet supports non-fungible […] - :

The enhanced crypto functionality will let Opera for android users make bitcoin payments from its built-in digital wallet and interact with dapps on TRON.

Web browser Opera now allows to send and receive BTC directly from the browser

Bitwala, a German licensed bitcoin banking service app, today announced a new integration solution with CryptoTax. Now, for users of Bitwala, enclosing statements on cryptocurrencies with their tax report will be as simple as attaching a PDF-file to an email. “Taxation is a part of life, and cryptocurrencies are not exempted. Both trading gains and […] - :

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is confident that Ethereum futures are likely to arrive in 2020. This could be good timing if altseason fails to materialize in the next few months and Ethereum prices remain low. Ethereum Futures Next Year At a fireside chat during the first day of DC Fintech Week, CFTC Chairman - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Bitcoin price is showing positive signs and is holding the $8,100 support area against the US Dollar. The price is likely to surpass the $8,280 and $8,300 resistance levels to continue higher. There is a short term declining channel or bullish flag pattern forming with resistance near $8,255 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Early cryptocurrency developer and British cryptography expert Adam Back has been speaking at the Transylvania Crypto Conference about Bitcoin sidechains. The basic premise is that this additional functionality could render many of the altcoins simply unnecessary. Bitcoin Sidechains The Future It has been five years today since the original whitepaper on Bitcoin sidechains was released. - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Ripple price is gaining momentum above the $0.2920 and $0.2950 resistances against the US dollar. The price is up around 3% and it revisited the $0.3040 resistance area. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line was breached with resistance near $0.2940 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). Two altcoins – - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Ethereum price is currently struggling to climb above $178 and $180 against the US Dollar. Bitcoin price is declining and it seems like it failed to stay above $8,220 and $8,200. There is a short term bullish trend line forming with support near $172 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Michael Terpin wrote an open letter to the FCC chairman, requesting to take decisive action against SIM swapping after a hacker stole $24 million

Stephen Moore, whose failed bid to join the Fed imploded within months, has a new plan to disrupt global finance: a fractional reserved-backed stablecoin.

Despite its promising start, given the large number of companies that expressed interest in joining the project, Facebook’s Libra project is currently dealing with several challenges. This Monday, Facebook officially launched the cryptocurrency alliance, yet only 21 out of the 28 original backers participated. Backers no longer have Libra’s back According to recent reports, several

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert says the crypto world will see ethereum futures contracts sometime in 2020.

Global Container Terminals, a container terminal operator in North America, has joined Maersk and IBM's blockchain shipping platform TradeLens

Bitfinex, the controversial cryptocurrency exchanged headquartered in Hong Kong, has filed an application for discovery with a California court in an attempt to subpoena a former banking executive in order to access $880 million USD in frozen funds. Bitfinex Seeking to Recover “Missing” Millions - iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex,submitted the request on October 18 intheUSDistrict Court for the Central District of Southern California,asking permission to take the deposition testimonyofRondell “Rhon” Clyde Monroe, formerly Vice President of investment bank TCABancorp. The request says,“In those proceedings, [iFinex] seeks ... - - - - Get latest on bitcoin, ethereum, initial coin offerings, ICOs, ethereum and all other cryptocurrencies. Learn How to trade on cryptocurrency exchanges. - All content provided by Crypto Currency News is subject to our and .

EdenChain, a permissioned blockchain technology platform, today released version 1.0 of its Mobile Asset Manager (MoA). MoA 1.0 supports both mobile and desktop environments. Users are no longer limited to use just the desktop version of DApps. An EdenChain wallet is integrated within the MoA to provide an easy multi-currency payment solution. Users are able […] - :

After hovering around the $8,000 region for an extended period of time, Bitcoin has been able to garner some hints of bullishness as its buyers have pushed its price up over 3%. This latest surge further confirms the upper-$7,000 region as a strong level of support for BTC. Analysts are noting that today’s surge pushed - The post appeared first on newsbtc

The Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has just announced that it will work with a Canadian startup to help create a facility with potentially 300MW of power in Texas. DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. will be providing the Chinese firm with project management services. The news comes less than a week after a different startup announced its - The post appeared first on newsbtc

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