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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Forming Doji in Bull Trap   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Bitcoin remains motionless as the price enter yet another day of anxious stability. The Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate is extending its sideways consolidation trend. The spike seen at the beginning of this week – mostly because of the Tether crash – is fading aptly in the absence of adequate bullish sentiment, halted near circa 6550-fiat. The The post Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Forming Doji in Bull Trap appeared first on CCN


Cryptocurrency Lender Sees ‘Meaningful Increase’ in Institutional Borrowing   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

As institutional investors wade increasingly further into the cryptocurrency ecosystem, they are contributing to a significant bump in demand for cryptocurrency lending services. Institutional Crypto Lending Tops $550 Million That’s according to the Q3 Digital Asset Lending Snapshot from Genesis Capital, who in March launched the cryptocurrency industry’s first institutional lending business. Since the service’s The post Cryptocurrency Lender Sees ‘Meaningful Increase’ in Institutional Borrowing appeared first on CCN


EXCOLONY – A Profitable and Efficient Trading Experience   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Natmin Escrow System- An Ingenious and Cost-Effective Escrow Solution   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Goldman Sachs Headlines $59 Million Funding Round in Cryptocurrency Custodian BitGo   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs has put another stake in the ground of the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry, headlining a $58.5 million Series B funding round in digital asset custodian BitGo. Goldman, Novogratz Invest $15 Million in BitGo Announced on Thursday, the Series B round raises the Silicon Valley-based bitcoin startup’s total fundraising to approximately … Continued The post Goldman Sachs Headlines $59 Million Funding Round in Cryptocurrency Custodian BitGo appeared first on CCN


Mileage Points of the 21 Century: Spend, Sell, Exchange with M2O   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Check your wallet or a card case and you will find at least ten loyalty, discount or membership cards that you have never used. But imagine that you … Continued The post Mileage Points of the 21 Century: Spend, Sell, Exchange with M2O appeared first on CCN


Mt Gox's Bitcoin Creditors Have 4 Days to Submit Rehabilitation Claims   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

Clients of the defunct crypto exchange Mt. Gox must submit claims for trapped funds by Oct. 22.


WAY2BIT to Release Public Beta of the BORA Ecosystem Later This Year   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Did Tron Mislead Investors by Claiming Partnership with Baidu? Experts Weigh in   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

On October 15, a trusted cryptocurrency source in China reported that the partnership Tron secured with Baidu was not really a partnership. CnLedger reported that according to local publications, Tron acquired the services of Baidu to launch, build, operate, and debug blockchain-based products on Baidu Cloud. “The ‘partnership’ between Baidu and Tron is basically about The post Did Tron Mislead Investors by Claiming Partnership with Baidu? Experts Weigh in appeared first on CCN


Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with Coil, a startup founded by Ripple's former CTO, to provide payment services for the unbanked.


Bitcoin Breakout ‘Only a Matter of Time’: Analyst   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Bolstered by stable trading volume, growing network activity, and increasing validation on Wall Street, the bitcoin price could be on the brink of a major move to the upside. Writing in daily market commentary made available to CCN, eToro senior market analyst Mati Greenspan said that the stars continue to align for a potential bitcoin … Continued The post Bitcoin Breakout ‘Only a Matter of Time’: Analyst appeared first on CCN


What Is DGaming and Why Should You Care?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Security firm G4S Has Launched a Crypto Custody Service   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

U.K.-based security services company G4S now offers a crypto custody service aimed to protect investors' digital assets from hacks and theft.


Accenture Launches Commercial R3 Blockchain Solution in Thailand   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Global consulting giant Accenture and Digital Ventures, a fintech subsidiary of Thai financial services conglomerate Slam Commercial Bank (SCB) have announced the launch of a jointly developed blockchain solution that makes commercial operations in Thailand more efficient by using R3‘s open-source Corda blockchain protocol to revamp the process of making and receiving payments and accessing The post Accenture Launches Commercial R3 Blockchain Solution in Thailand appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Price Eyes Triangle Breakout Above $6.4K   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

Bitcoin is again restricted in a narrowing price range, but technical studies indicate scope for a bullish breakout.


Blockchain Startup Tron Announces Partnership with Internet Giant Baidu   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

A blockchain startup aiming to decentralized the internet is shaking hands with the field’s most prominent player. But does it matter? Tron Foundation revealed in its latest tweet that it would be working closely with Baidu, a China-based internet giant, to use their cloud solutions. Far from what seems like an official and detailed press The post Blockchain Startup Tron Announces Partnership with Internet Giant Baidu appeared first on CCN


Asian Development Bank Paper Touts Blockchain in Government Procurement   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide.


OSA Token Secures Listing at CoinEgg Exchange   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Major [Shuttered] Indian Exchange Zebpay Moves to Malta after Central Bank Blockade   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

The harsh cryptocurrency regulatory climate in India has turned out to be a gift for the self-styled blockchain island of Malta as one of the cryptocurrency exchanges that recently shut down in the world’s second-most populous country has decided to move operations there. First reported by Quartz, Zebpay, one of the biggest exchanges in India, The post Major [Shuttered] Indian Exchange Zebpay Moves to Malta after Central Bank Blockade appeared first on CCN


The Power of HODL   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. The first time you see “HODL” when someone is discussing cryptocurrencies, the word causes you to stop reading. You think: “Is it a misspelling?” Well, yes it is The post The Power of HODL appeared first on CCN


Rwanda Government to Tag and Trace Conflict Metal Tantalum on a Blockchain   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Yet another African country is turning to explore blockchain technology following Kenyan government, that recently announced to use blockchain technology for the distribution of new government-funded housing units. The Rwandan government is now eyeing to track the supply chain of metal tantalum, which is used in consumer electronics, with blockchain technology. The move aims to reassure investors over The post Rwanda Government to Tag and Trace Conflict Metal Tantalum on a Blockchain appeared first on CCN


Goldlinks Offers Community Token GGT on Bitforex, Gears up for Asian Digital Currency Institution   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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Japanese Government Working to Simplify Cryptocurrency Tax Filings   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

Japan's Tax Commission is planning to introduce a new system to make it easier for crypto traders and investors to calculate their profits.


ETC Labs Hosts First Startup Incubator Pilot   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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UK Foreign Exchange Firm Joins Ripple Blockchain RippleNet   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Moneynetint, a UK-based provider of foreign exchange services for the corporate sector has integrated and deployed decentralized payments using Ripple blockchain network RippleNet. Based in London with a focus on payment services for corporate clients, Moneynetint revealed an ongoing collaboration with San Francisco-based blockchain industry giant Ripple on Tuesday. The payments platform, which provides cross-border The post UK Foreign Exchange Firm Joins Ripple Blockchain RippleNet appeared first on CCN


How a Bitcoin Exchange Is Surviving a Central Bank Crackdown in India   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

Indian regulators' clampdown on crypto firms is forcing exchange Unocoin to experiment with ATMs and stablecoins to continue receiving fiat deposits.


Bitcoin Has Hit the Bottom: Why it is Unlikely to Fall Below $6,000   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

After rising to $6,700 on fiat-to-crypto exchanges and achieving $7,700 on Bitfinex, Bitcoin has stabilized at $6,500. Over the past 48 hours, the volume of Bitcoin has risen from $3.2 billion to $7 billion at its peak, but has since dropped to $4 billion. In a two-day period, BTC has shown a 25 percent increase The post Bitcoin Has Hit the Bottom: Why it is Unlikely to Fall Below $6,000 appeared first on CCN


Bitcoin Has Hit the Bottom: Why it is Unlikely to Fall Below $6,000   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

After rising to $6,700 on fiat-to-crypto exchanges and achieving $7,700 on Bitfinex, Bitcoin has stabilized at $6,500. Over the past 48 hours, the volume of Bitcoin has risen from $3.2 billion to $7 billion at its peak, but has since dropped to $4 billion. In a two-day period, BTC has shown a 25 percent increase The post Bitcoin Has Hit the Bottom: Why it is Unlikely to Fall Below $6,000 appeared first on CCN


(MM) Journalists Uncover the Biggest Tax Fraud in Europe’s History   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

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US Marshals to Auction $4.3 Million in Bitcoin Next Month   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

The U.S. Marshals are set to auction off about 660 bitcoin forfeited in federal criminal, civil and administrative cases, worth about $4.3 million.


Police: Dispute over Bitcoin Account Led to Connecticut Home Invasion   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Two women have been arrested in connection with a March home invasion in Killingly, CT, where victims were not only robbed but also allegedly pistol-whipped and attacked with an electric cattle prod. The incident, police said, was the tragic culmination of a dispute involving a bitcoin account. Incident Details Apparently, the home invasion occurred because The post Police: Dispute over Bitcoin Account Led to Connecticut Home Invasion appeared first on CCN


New BitConnect Lawsuit Combines Previous Efforts Against Crypto Scam   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

BitConnect investors hoping to recoup their losses have consolidated all existing lawsuits against the startup into one.


Police: Dispute over Bitcoin Account Led to Connecticut Home Invasion   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Two women have been arrested in connection with a March home invasion in Killingly, CT, where victims were not only robbed but also allegedly pistol-whipped and attacked with an electric cattle prod. The incident, police said, was the tragic culmination of a dispute involving a bitcoin account. Incident Details Apparently, the home invasion occurred because The post Police: Dispute over Bitcoin Account Led to Connecticut Home Invasion appeared first on CCN


'Voldemort' Strikes Again? A New Crypto White Paper Has His Name On It   (Coindesk - Oct 18)

A new crypto paper arrived today bearing a familiar (and mysterious) pseudonym.


Debunked: How Nouriel Roubini Failed to Attack Crypto with Cherrypicked Data   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

Recognized economist Nouriel Roubini, a professor at Stern School and NYU, recently launched a series of attacks against the crypto sector. All of the False Claims Roubini Made He claimed Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin amassed a wealth of a billion dollars by creating a pre-mined blockchain network, and said public The post Debunked: How Nouriel Roubini Failed to Attack Crypto with Cherrypicked Data appeared first on CCN


Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

A Norwegian man was brutally stabbed to death shortly after completing an in-person cash-for-bitcoin exchange, and investigators believe that the two events may be linked. According to Norwegian news organization TV 2, the stabbing occurred on Monday morning at the 24-year-old victim’s apartment in Majorstuen, an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, likely between 7:50 am and The post Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade appeared first on CCN


0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next?   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 18)

0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an official announcement, Dan Romero, Coinbase vice president and Coinbase Consumer general manager, wrote: “Starting today, Coinbase supports ZRX at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android The post 0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next? appeared first on CCN


Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup’s failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build their Journalism business. Civil ICO Civil’s first ICO began in September and wrapped up this week. Their mission, according to their website, “is to help power The post Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO appeared first on CCN


Huobi's US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative   (Coindesk - Oct 17)

A spokesperson for HBUS says the exchange has seen a massive increase in USDT/TUSD trading this week after tether broke the proverbial buck.


Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

Bitcoin futures trading volumes continued to rise in Q3, with derivatives exchange CME reporting a 41 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in average daily volume. Bitcoin Futures Volumes See Major Bump in Q3 During Q3, the exchange averaged 5,053 contracts — each equivalent to 5 BTC — traded during each daily trading session, representing 25,265 BTC in The post Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME appeared first on CCN


BitMEX Takes Aim at Bitcoin Core, Will Launch Competing Software Client   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

The research arm of cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has announced that it will launch its own Bitcoin software client to compete with reference implementation and industry standard Bitcoin Core. Unveiled this week in a lengthy post discussing the merits of competing software clients, BitMEX Research said that it chose to release its own BTC client The post BitMEX Takes Aim at Bitcoin Core, Will Launch Competing Software Client appeared first on CCN


SR Project’s Global Patent is Shifting Paradigm in Cryptocurrency World   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

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Bitcoin Cash Speeds toward Blockchain Split as SV Client Receives Formal Release   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

Bitcoin SV, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) software client published by blockchain development firm nChain, is now live on GitHub. Released this week, SV (short for “Satoshi Vision”) version 0.1.0 aims to place the fourth-largest cryptocurrency on track to fulfill pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision for Bitcoin to become electronic cash — or at least nChain’s The post Bitcoin Cash Speeds toward Blockchain Split as SV Client Receives Formal Release appeared first on CCN


Gemini Stablecoin Volume Doubles on Top 10 Exchange Amid Tether Turmoil   (Coindesk - Oct 17)

The Bibox exchange dominates trading in the Gemini Dollar, the Winklevoss twins' month-old stablecoin. Its volume surged when tether's peg broke.


Devvio Inc. Opens Exclusive Blockchain-as-a-Service Access to New TestNet   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

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CME: Average Daily Volume for Bitcoin Futures Grew 41% in Q3   (Coindesk - Oct 17)

Average daily volumes for bitcoin futures trading saw a significant jump in the third quarter compared to the last period, according to CME Group.


Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Bull Trap, Again   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

The Bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate consolidated sideways as an extension to its intraday stable action. The pair seems to have found a decent support above 6400-fiat, but an equally stubborn resistance near 6530-fiat is holding its gains. Currently, BTC/USD is trading at 6439-fiat, down 0.54 percent from the previous day’s close. On the fundamental front, Fidelity, The post Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Bull Trap, Again appeared first on CCN


Japans Most Promising Social Commerce Platform Release- The Security of Blockchain, the Sophistication of AI and User Rewards in Crypto!   (Cryptocoinsnews - Oct 17)

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F2Pool Founder's Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million   (Coindesk - Oct 17)

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.


F2Pool Founder's Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million in New Funding   (Coindesk - Oct 17)

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.