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The primary pull of decentralized crypto assets is financial freedom from the flawed banking system. Bitcoin is one step but without greater adoption it is still just a speculative vehicle. DeFi and decentralized protocols based on banking are another and they’re gaining traction fast. Crypto Exchanges too Centralized Many envisaged 2019 being the year of - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Technical indicators are getting to that stage where another big move is becoming imminent on cryptocurrency markets. After several weeks of consolidation this is usually the case which leaves us with the big question; up or down? Bitcoin Still in Slumber Very little has happened on BTC markets over the past day or so. A - The post appeared first on newsbtc

For some reason or another, Bitcoin investors have long gravitated to round numbers. $1, that’s important. $100, make sure you watch that level. $1,000, all hands on deck. According to a prominent cryptocurrency investor and commentator, there’s truth to the importance of these round numbers, especially in this nascent market. Related Reading: Last Weekly Golden - The post appeared first on newsbtc

The New York Attorney General and Bitfinex had it out with each other in filings with the State Supreme Court

SendFriend has managed to save up to 80% in remittance fees using XRP

Ethereum and the aggregated crypto markets have been caught in a firm downtrend since early-November, and dwindling trading volume has resulted in ETH and other cryptocurrencies facing an ongoing period of sideways trading that has been frustrating for investors and traders alike. This lack of volatility has especially impacted Ethereum, which is currently witnessing the - The post appeared first on newsbtc

In yesterday’s UK General Election, the British people voted for the Conservative Party to take office for another term. The pound responded with a sudden rise in value reminiscent of a Bitcoin move. However, with the now majority Conservative party campaigning to just “get Brexit done”, the future value of both the pound and euro - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Canadian law firm wants to exhume the body of Gerald Cotten, the deceased owner of the now-defunct crypto exchange QuadrigaCX

What was advertised to be a $120 million giveaway will now be much less. Here's why.

Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.

Analysts widely anticipated Bitcoin to begin incurring heightened volatility following its recent movement up to $7,500 that was instantly followed by a full retrace. Despite these expectations, BTC has remained stuck within the $7,200 region as it struggles to garner any momentum. Analysts are now noting that the cryptocurrency may currently be at a critical - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Bitcoin mining giant Canaan Creative’s shares have seen a 40 percent drop in value since its IPO

Discussing the ECB's recent stablecoin comments, the resurfacing of some prominent 2017 token projects and a debate: Is crypto for criminals?

A popular service for tipping social network users has announced that it will cease functioning on New Year’s Eve. BottlePay links social accounts with Bitcoin wallets to allow users to reward each other for agreeable content. The news comes in response to EU anti-money laundering regulations. BottlePay has confirmed that users will still be able - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Bitcoin trading volume is in decline but a relief rally for the weekend may be in the cards for BTC

A VeChain buyback wallet containing 1.1 billion VET was compromised by an unknown hacker, the firm said Friday.

Bottle Pay is shutting down, citing the EU's new AML rules, which could compel crypto wallet providers to collect KYC info from users starting next month.

Cybercrime is rife across the crypto industry, ranging from SIM-card swap hacks, phishing attempts, password cracking, and even cryptocurrency mining malware. Today, the altcoin project known as VeChain experienced that first hand. The project’s buyback wallet containing a substantial amount of VET tokens was hacked, and the VeChain Foundation is now hard at work doing - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Bitcoin and many top cryptocurrencies are at critical levels, suggesting that a decisive move will occur within the next few days

Tezos (XTZ) is having a strong end to 2019, with the token seeing its price surge over 85% since early November. This boosts expectations for appreciation going forward as adoption continues to grow following initial skepticism. XTZ Storms into the Top Ten - This week, the digital coin continues its impressive performance and gained 25%, making it the best-performing token among the top ten digital coins. Currently, the coin is trading at $1.72. On December 8, the token stormed into the top ten coins by market cap for the first time. The coin’s market cap rose to ... - - - - 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 .

Sweden’s central bank is making plans to create a pilot platform for a digital currency known as the e-krona

During the crypto hype bubble and Bitcoin’s meteoric rise, speculation ran wild due to the incredible potential the emerging technology could bring to the world, if only the technology could find its “killer app” – something that makes the technology a must-have addition to daily life. While a clear killer app never arrived, there’s evidence - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Truly decentralized governance needs to take input from all stakeholders, which requires strong personalities to share the podium.

Creditors of QuadrigaCX have asked the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to exhume and conduct an autopsy of the failed exchange’s founder, Gerald Cotten.

With bitcoin recovering after four straight days of decline we're talking about what may be the most illegal ICO ever, tokens for Mongolian taxi fares, Bitmain’s Texas hedge and one "suicidal" startups surprising success...

When it comes to choosing a cryptocurrency exchange, the vast majority of both budding and experienced traders alike tend to settle for the first option. This, however, is rarely the best choice. In the past decade, cryptocurrency exchanges have gone through a revolution of sorts, with numerous new cryptocurrency exchanges launching with features that even - The post appeared first on newsbtc

In the crypto market, there’s an ongoing bullish bias that constantly permeates the market. However, there’s no denying that the entire market, including Bitcoin, has been in a downtrend for the last few months. An important monthly indicator has since flipped bearish, causing the crypto community to panic that Bitcoin’s woes have only just begun, - The post appeared first on newsbtc

The price of blockchain asset XTZ came closer to establishing a record yearly high on Friday. The Tezos’ native token established an intraday peak of approx $1.84, up 4.83 percent from the market’s open rate. Earlier this year, as of May 19, it had settled a year-to-date high of $1.86. The minimal price difference between - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Libra removes mention of dividend payments for Libra Association in updated white paper

Digix adds quarterly dissolution project to its DigixDAO platform

Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht has predicted that BTC will hit $100,000 in 2020

Dogfooding - or using your own product - is normal among crypto startups. Is it indicative of a lack of real demand?

In a sharply worded brief, the New York Attorney General's Office has criticized the exchange's tactics in its case involving the Tether stablecoin's backing.

DeFi took off this year but it remains a small deal in the scheme of things. Here's how that changes.

The Lightcurve blockchain development studio has laid off 40% of its employees earlier this week in order to remain nimble

Bitcoin whale determined to win 5 million Dogecoins ends up boosting BTC price

A digital Swiss franc would do more harm than good and bring financial risks, according to the nation's government.

Over the past few months, analysts have begun to fear that the worst is yet to come for the Bitcoin market. This fear and apathy should come as no surprise, especially considering that the cryptocurrency has already tanked 50% in the past six months, tanking as bulls expected the asset to “moon.” Despite this, top - The post appeared first on newsbtc

Blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis will provide crypto exchange Bitfinex with tools to monitor and combat suspected financial crime

Bitcoin is again looking weak, having charted a lackluster bounce from two-week lows in the last 24 hours.

A federal judge has granted a CFTC preliminary injunction against an alleged $11 million Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

Should DigixDAO completely dissolve its treasury or keep making grants to enhance the ecosystem? That's the question for token holders to decide.

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