Bitcoin: Summer Months Historically Bad For BTC, Bulls Watch Out

Like many other markets, Bitcoin (BTC) is all about momentum, trends, and patterns. According to analyst Cane Island Crypto, a prominent American cryptocurrency investor, there is a relatively high likelihood that this market could see a dreary next three months. Related Reading: Analyst: Litecoin Likely to Double in Coming Months, Here’s What May Cause This…

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What Is Bitcoin? Crypto Featured as Category on Jeopardy

During last night’s airing of the popular TV game show Jeopardy, cryptocurrency was featured among the categories contestants could choose from. I’ll Take Cryptocurrency for $1,000, Alex On Thursday night’s episode of the iconic TV game show hosted by Alex Trebek, Jeopardy, cryptocurrency was one of the six categories contestants could select from. In Jeopardy,…

Singapore to Speed Up Process of Awarding Blockchain Payment Patents

Singapore's IP Office is shortening the grant process for fintech related patent applications, including those focusing on blockchain payment.

Craig Wright Again Claims Authorship of Bitcoin White Paper

Wright has made another attempt to cement his claim to be Satoshi Nakamoto, posting bitcoin's white paper on a scientific paper hosting site.

Tesla’s ‘Dog Mode’ Malfunctions, Placing Elon Musk in Hot Seat Again

Billionaire Elon Musk is fixing the “Dog Mode” feature in his Tesla electric cars after a customer complained that it almost killed his pet. Musk was alerted to the problem on Twitter by bitcoin investor Rahul Sood, the CEO of e-sports blockchain betting platform Unikrn. As CCN reported, Unikrn is an esports company backed by tech…

Crypto and the Latency Arms Race: Towards Speed Bumps and OTC Trading

Max Boonen of crypto OTC firm B2C2 dives into the role, benefits and potential risks of high-frequency trading in crypto markets.

Aussie ICOs Beware – The ASIC Has A Reputation to Rebuild

In a bit of news that is tinged with irony, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has been denied in court its record $35 million AUD fine against Westpac Bank. Irony because the reason the court rejected the fine, in addition to the Commission’s failure to prove that Westpac was guilty of any wrongdoing,…

FlipNpik Is Opening the Blockchain Gates to the Whole World

This is a sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. For the first time, an ICO welcomes investors of all origins — whether cryptocurrencies are your new religion, or you’re keeping your fate on fiat currencies, FlipNpik accepts it…

Crypto Banks Gain Regulatory Recognition Across the Globe

Traditional financial institutions are still leery about decentralized cryptocurrencies. They are only starting to explore the potential of digital assets. But a new breed of banks specializing in crypto have been working hard to take advantage of this trend and are gaining regulatory recognition around the world. Also read: How to Start With Bitcoin at…

Thai Bank Pilots Cross-Border Transaction Using Blockchain

Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya successfully piloted a cross-border transaction using its own blockchain interledger, it announced Tuesday.

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Not Feeling the Bern? US Voters Turned Off By Socialists, Want President Under Age 40 in Blow to Bernie Sanders

A new NBC/WSJ poll has revealed what Americans don’t want as president – a socialist or a septuagenarian over 75. Unfortunately for Democrats, their two front-runners each possess at least one of those two qualities. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, 77, is an avowed socialist, according to Bloomberg. Though former vice president Joe Biden is yet…

Bitcoin Short of Bull Target Despite Five Days of Price Gains

Bitcoin has charted its longest winning run in a month, but still requires a move to almost $11,000 to confirm a short-term bullish revival.

Craig Wright Spars With Kleiman Lawyers in Combative Courtroom Appearance

It was an emotional day for the self-professed creator of bitcoin as he testified in the on-going Kleiman lawsuit.

Dow Nosedives as Investors Brace for Market’s Worst Month of the Year

The Dow stumbled into the first trading session of September after the United States and China failed to strike another tariff truce that would have prevented new import duties from going into effect. As the trade war continues to escalate, the Dow now enters what has historically proven to be its worst month of the…

Bitcoin Spikes 5% to $4,100 in Just 2 Hours, Analyst Says Market Turning Bullish

Within less than two hours, the Bitcoin price surged from $3,920 to $4,137 by more than 5 percent against the U.S. dollar. The abrupt and strong performance of the dominant cryptocurrency fueled other major crypto assets in the likes of EOS, Ethereum, and Litecoin to record large gains in the range of 4 to 7…

Stolen Binance Funds Still Being Laundered Through Mixers, Researchers Claim

Funds from Binance's May hack are still moving through a mixing service according to research firm Clain

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Twitter Will Ban ICO Ads Starting Tomorrow

Twitter has revealed that it will ban ads for token sales and some cryptocurrency services starting Tuesday.

Will Crypto Torch Jamie Dimon?

The $156 in bitcoin being passed via the "Lighting Torch" is a bigger deal than trillions in JPM Coins would be, writes Michael J. Casey.

How to Use Multisig to Keep Your Coins Ultra-Safe

Multi-signature, or multisig, is a wallet configuration that requires at least two keys to authorize a transaction. Commonly used by cryptocurrency exchanges to ensure funds can’t be moved by a rogue employee, multisig also has applications for end-users. If you’re seeking to enhance the security of your noncustodial bitcoin wallet, multi-signature might be the answer.…

In the Daily: Fidelity Investments, London Stock Exchange Group, Sofi

In this edition of The Daily we feature a number of traditional financial companies that are stepping into the crypto assets world. Fidelity Investments backs Coin Metrics, London Stock Exchange Group funds tokenization platform Nivaura and Sofi is set to add crypto support. Also Read: Top Business School in India to Offer Advanced Blockchain Program…

Trump’s Fed Pick Isn’t Just a Gold Bug – She’s Also a Crypto Bull

White House economic adviser Judy Shelton made headlines last week after President Donald Trump nominated her to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. The mainstream press and finance industry were surprised to learn Trump’s Fed pick is a “gold bug.” She advocates returning the U.S. Dollar to the “gold standard.” President Trump's Fed Nominee Dr.…
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Cashaa Launches Banking Solution for Indian Crypto Owners

Banking services platform Cashaa is offering a solution for Indian crypto owners facing banking restrictions imposed by the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The service allows users to deposit up to 1 crore rupees (~$141,012) per month to purchase cryptocurrencies. Also read: Indian Finance Minister Answers Crypto Questions at IMF Meeting…

Mineable Cryptocurrencies Are Far More Valuable Than Non-Mineable Coins

There are 2,121 digital currencies tracked on market websites with a net valuation of around $140 billion. Statistics for the end of Q1 2019 show mineable digital assets to be the most valuable cryptocurrencies on the market today, with the top eight mineable coins representing 68 percent of the entire cryptoconomy. Also read: Bitcoin and…

Now, Illinois is Looking at Tax Payments in Bitcoin

Illinois has joined a growing number of US states looking to pave the way to allow cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes. House Bill 5335, aka the Revenue Cryptocurrency Bill, is being sponsored by Rep. Michael Zalewski, a Democrat. It’s an amendment to the current Department of Revenue Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois,…

Coinsquare, Just Cash Partnership Enables Non-Bank ATM Crypto Transactions

The software upgrade can potentially be introduced to approximately 170,000 machines across America.

Boycotts Don’t Make A Dent In Explosive Chick-fil-A Sales

A funny thing happened on the way to Chick-fil-A. I had never eaten at the restaurant before, and when I got there, I found a line of cars waiting in the drive-through and an even longer line of customers on the inside. Dying to try their famous chicken sandwich, I abandoned my vehicle and ordered…

Philippines Securities Regulator Orders Halt to ICO

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission hit KropCoin with a cease-and-desist order, on the grounds it was offering unregistered securities.

IMF Has Another Trick Up Its Sleeve When Fiat Fails – Its Own Coin SDR

Virtually everybody knows what a dollar is, but not as many know about the SDR. The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Special Drawing Rights is an international, monetary reserve system created specifically to address limitations of gold and standard fiat currencies such as the USD. In short, should these fail, central banks and their governments retain…

TRON as a Public Blockchain and Honor of Its Post-1990s Founder

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Bitcoin Among Year’s Top Searches, Google Data Says

New data from Google suggests internet users searched for information on bitcoin at a rate that outpaced some of the top news stories this year.