Torch Secured: Fidelity Investment’s Crypto Division Joins Bitcoin Lightning Trust Chain
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It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels of adoption as of late. The ecosystem has seen its maximum capacity swell over the 700 BTC milestone, cementing its viability as a system that provides cost-efficient, rapid, secure, and more - The post appeared first on newsbtc

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Bitcoin’s firm uptrend throughout 2020 has now led it to reach a key near-term resistance level that its bulls are currently contesting. This has resulted in mixed feelings amongst analysts as to where BTC will go next. According to one prominent analyst, if bulls are able to push the cryptocurrency above this resistance level in... on NewsBTC.

Ethereum has been outperforming Bitcoin over the past 24-hours, posting a massive upwards movement that has allowed it to secure a position within the $170 region, which marks a notable climb from ETH’s recent lows around $120 that were set in the final weeks of 2019 Analysts are now noting that they anticipate Ethereum’s upwards... on NewsBTC.

Earlier this year, in late-September, prominent Bitcoin analystFilb Filb posted this chart below, showing that he expects for BTC to jump by dozens of percent to near $10,000, then collapse by 35% to the low-$6,000s to interact with the “miners bottom range.” While some laughed this off as pure bearish sentiment at the time, Filb... on NewsBTC.

Bitcoin price and market cap hover around resistance, looking to push to new highs in 2020

Peter Brandt is decidedly bullish on Bitcoin in 2020 as he says “strong hands” are in control

Status, an open set of projects building peer-to-peer technologies powered by blockchain, has introduced the beta version of Assemble, a decentralized crowdfunding platform aimed at supporting web3 projects. Completely open source, Assemble connects a growing community of project creators with funders from around the world. The platform consists of: Creators –Developers, teams, and individuals with […] - :

Craig Wright court case sparks heavy losses for Bitcoin SV investors, while Bitcoin consolidates its January gains

Long-term data from Cointelegraph Markets identifies Monday as the best day of the week for Bitcoin returns

Bitcoin is technically still in a bearish trend. It is down by more than 30 percent since the 2019 yearly high when it surpassed $13,000. This month will decide whether BTC enters a new extended bull market or falls back into a bear market. It all depends on the monthly close of bitcoin on January... on NewsBTC.

Satoshi Labs, creators of the Trezor cryptocurrency hardware wallet platform, announced that it is now integrated and fully functional with both the official Monero GUI and CLI wallets. The main goal of integration was to protect the functionality of all Monero features, especially Monero’s advanced cryptography elements, and privacy features. For those interested, the latest […] - :

Bitcoin’s hash rate and difficulty continue to surge higher as miner confidence appears unshaken in Q1 2020

Kadena, a blockchain technology company that fully launched its hybrid blockchain just a few days ago, has now announced the integration of its blockchain wallet app Chainweaver onto the Cosmos network. The integration is expected to be completed by the end of Q1. Chainweaver is a multi-blockchain interoperable wallet that also functions as a development […] - :

BRD, a mobile cryptocurrency wallet, has announced the launch of an enterprise-focused service called Blockset, a blockchain data integration platform offering a suite of tools that will enable engineering teams to build enterprise-grade blockchain applications, access on-chain data through a single API, and write transactions in real-time on multiple chains. Blockchain support is available for […] - :

Aside from Bitcoin, there’s almost no other crypto asset that has been talked about as much as the Satoshi Vision fork (BSV) over the past week. The past seven days for the now-fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization have been rather tumultuous, with the cryptocurrency starting the week off flat to explode higher from just... on NewsBTC.

Few assets are worth $1 trillion. Even still, analysts and investors in Bitcoin have long expected the market capitalization of the cryptocurrency to surmount the billions and enter the trillions. As crazy as this may sound, a prominent investment research firm, ARK Invest, in a recent report mentioned three somewhat feasible use cases that could... on NewsBTC.

Seba, a licensed Swiss bank offering crypto services looks to attract over $95 million in a secondary capital raise

Over the past seven days, Ethereum (ETH) has exploded higher, gaining 20% according to price data from Coin360. This meant that it outperformed Bitcoin (BTC), which gained 9% within the same time period. ETH has actually underperformed a swath of other altcoins, some of which saw massive parabolic rallies in the span of a few... on NewsBTC.

Towards the end of 2019 that lackluster price action experienced by Bitcoin had led many investors and analysts alike to grow increasingly bearish on the cryptocurrency, and discussions about BTC surging to fresh all-time highs were far and few between. This has changed in the meanwhile, however, as the uptrend the cryptocurrency has been caught... on NewsBTC.

Ever since Bitcoin investors got a taste of parabolic price appreciation in 2019, which saw BTC gain 330% in some four months, they’ve been craving it, evidenced in the incessant flow of lofty predictions on Crypto Twitter. Related Reading:Watch Out, This New Bitcoin Scam Is All Over Youtube While this dream of another parabolic rally... on NewsBTC.

The Nervos Network, a blockchain platform with aspirations to solve challenges that are plaguing Bitcoin and Ethereum says that they are making $30 million USD commitment to motivate developers, according to a press release published on January 9th. The money will be available to developers or project leads through grants organized by the platform. There

XRP is currently positioning itself to be the dark horse of 2020, as the embattled token is now setting itself up to see massive near-term upside, which comes mere weeks after it closed 2019 with YTD losses of over 40%. Analysts are now noting that the cryptocurrency is fast approaching a key resistance line, with... on NewsBTC.

The Libra Association, the non-profit organization overseeing Libra, has established a five-member Technical Steering Committee (TSC) to oversee and coordinate the technical design and development of the Libra network. - The responsibilities of the TSC are to direct the technical roadmap of the Libra network, form working groups to fast track research into specific issues, guide codebase development, and build a healthy and engaged community of developers. The association has said that the establishment of the oversight committee is an important step forward in realizing its vision of a self-governing and independent network. - A statement ... - - - - 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 .

Stablecoin Tether is reportedly okay with a merger of the three class-action lawsuits it currently faces

Three class action lawsuits alleging Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the bitcoin market are moving to consolidate, with the stablecoin issuer promising to fight the claims.

Three class action lawsuits alleging Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the bitcoin market have been combined in federal court, with the stablecoin issuer promising to fight the claims.

All kinds of groups are developing for lightning, the likely future of bitcoin payments. Here's a guide to notable players and projects.

Bitcoin started 2020 in fine form. The BTC price opened the year at around $7,185 and, at the time of writing, sits just shy of $8,900. With the leading crypto asset posting consistent gains so far this year, a sense of bullishness has returned to the industry. The quadrennial Bitcoin halving and its potential impact... on NewsBTC.

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The short-term bull market that Bitcoin has been caught within over the past couple of weeks has completely altered the sentiment amongst cryptocurrency investors for the better and has led to a strong sense of vitality amongst BTC bulls. The impacts of this 2020 uptrend have stretched beyond just shifting investor sentiment, as it also... on NewsBTC.

When world leaders gather in Davos next week, they'll confront an essential question, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire: Can they seize blockchain's ability to create value for people around the world?

Over 5,000 victims of the alleged crypto pyramid scheme Dunamiscoins petitioned the Ugandan Parliament asking to refund the lost money

Crypto Capital co-founder Reginald Fowler pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business Friday. Additional charges were dropped.

Over the years people have made some pretty spectacular price predictions for Bitcoin and other crypto assets. They range from the rampantly bullish to the suspiciously pessimistic. Do such price forecasts benefit the crypto industry? Do they help to spread awareness about Bitcoin or simply serve as bait for gullible investors? Bitcoin Price Predictions are... on NewsBTC.

Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins for hot takes on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto.

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov gave a deposition regarding the alleged violation of U.S. securities law by conducting $1.7 billion Gram token sale in 2018

The cryptocurrency community is currently exploding with exuberance, as Bitcoin may have broken out from its recent downtrend into a full-blown reversal, and the rest of the crypto space has seen altcoins going on hundred percent rallies reviving talk of a bull run once again. However, there are a number of similarities between the current... on NewsBTC.

SEC commissioner highlights China’s role as digital currency exemplar and wants to see similar innovation in the U.S.

The lens of decentralization reveals a number of elephants in the room that world leaders at the WEF are missing.

During the crypto hype bubble that rocketed Bitcoin and Ethereum into the public eye, making them household names and causing their values to reach all-time highs, the surge in prices was accompanied by a surge in search interest of people scrambling to find out what all the fuss was about, and to learn more about... on NewsBTC.

Though altcoins are spearheading the rally, Bitcoin is also likely to pick up steam and rise above $10,000 in the next few days

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The U.S. SEC has charged Boaz Manor and his associates with raising over $30 million through a fraudulent ICO

Telegram launched its token sale because it was "short on cash" to pay for servers, the SEC said.

The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018.

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