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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Break Down Real?
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Break Down Real? Posted on 6:00 am June 22, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Ethereum Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum ...
Bitcoin accepted here: The tiny family restaurant in India that's embraced virtual currency
For most Indians new to the concept of cryptocurrencies, the idea of making a transaction in real life using bitcoin seems vaguely illicit. It certainly doesn't seem like the kind of thing you'd do on a Saturday afternoon, for instance, after devouring ...
Bitcoin And Ethereum Crash: For A Few Minutes
Many investors are wondering why Bitcoin (Pending:COIN) and Ethereum are down after such a string of good news. Bitcoin's scaling issues look like they will be resolved amicably through Segwit2x, and this was expected to be a significant boost to the ...
Blockchain's Brave New World: Initial Coin Offerings
Blockchain companies continue pushing the envelope. Their latest innovation: redefining how to raise capital. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) were once within the sole purview of a small and cultish number of technology supporters. Now, they are fast ...
3 Must Read Stories: Amazon Lags Alibaba and JD.com, Ethereum Tanks, and China's Political Reshuffle
Bitcoin may steal all the headlines when it comes to the boom in digital currencies, but rival Ethereum has seen its popularity soar in recent months as well. But just like Bitcoin, traders of Ethereum have learned the hard way just how volatile crypto ...
Flash Crash: Ethereum Price Flattens Before Resurfacing Near $300
Ether, the digital token of Ethereum, a cryptocurrency that is up over 3500% in 2017, plummeted to a low of $13 on Wednesday evening on GDAX, losing some ...
EY Launches Blockchain Innovation Center In New York
Further, the lab will function as a core for the Suits+Jeans initiative, which seeks to combine business experience with emerging technologies such as FinTech , artificial intelligence, robotics, data analytics, and blockchain . Roger Park, innovation ...
$13: Ether Prices Plunge in GDAX Exchange Flash Crash
Further, the price of ether suffered this loss amid signs that the ethereum network has been struggling to cope with the demands of its rising use. Data provided by Etherscan reveals that more than 300,000 ether transactions were broadcast on 20th June ...
Bitcoin Price Recovery Hits $2800 on Wednesday
Last week's fall, which saw widespread losses across the crypto ecosystem, was characterized by bitcoin expert and evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos as a corrective movement toward a sustainable price trend following a frenetic to $3,000. “We're ...
Ethereum flash-crashes to $13 before bouncing back to $296
The red-hot cryptocurrency Ethereum flash-crashed on Wednesday afternoon but has recouped all its losses. The cryptocurrency tumbled from about $296 to a low of $13 in a matter of minutes. The entire decline cannot be seen on the chart, as it shows the ...
Ether is King of Cryptocurrency — For Now
Furthermore, Ethereum is gaining traction among cryptocurrency users, with 94 percent feeling positive about the Bitcoin alternative. Only 49 percent report feeling positive about Bitcoin, according to CoinDesk's report on a recent survey. Recent ...
Ethereum drops 15.5% as increased demand sparks fear of growing pains
The price of ethereum, a bitcoin rival, fell more than 15.5 percent Wednesday amid a flood of demand and increased worries it may face a divisive debate on how to upgrade its network. Ethereum, also known as ether, traded near $303 Wednesday afternoon, ...
How big is bitcoin, really? This chart puts it all in perspective
Bitcoin burst into our financial consciousness like a fiery comet, setting the internet ablaze with visions of upending the existing global money system. Yet, by its nature as a cybercurrency, whose legitimacy only exists in the ether, its credibility ...
Quantave enters closed beta for unified cryptocurrency liquidity gateway
The existing trade-lifecycle infrastructure that underpins the cryptocurrency market has, until now, been largely unsuitable for institutional investors. Accessing liquidity has been complex due to the fragmented nature of the market requiring ...
Ethereum Slides as Network Backlog Points to Growing Pains
Ether, the virtual currency based on the ethereum blockchain, might be getting too popular for its own good. The cryptocurrency slumped after congestion on its network slowed transactions, adding to concerns the novel combination of decentralized ...
Startups See Service Outages Amid Ethereum Blockchain Backlog
The ethereum blockchain is beginning to show signs it's being impacted by a new influx of users. Amid a surge in mainstream media interest, not to mention projects raising funds via initial coin offerings (ICOs), transaction backlogs were visible on ...
On Bitcoin, India's Government And Tech Companies Find Common Ground
The Bitcoin craze is catching on in India. While tech geeks and young investors eye the digital cryptocurrency as its value soars, the government, too, is contemplating a course of action surrounding its regulation. In a move expected to boost ...
Comcast, NBCUniversal, Disney, And Partners Investigate Blockchain Solutions
The technology Comcast plans to develop will leverage blockchain protocols to create an advertising approach which benefits from audience data. This method will change the procedure by which advertisers market products through media, according to ...
Ripio suma Zcash a sus bitcoins
Ripio, la plataforma regional de intercambio de bitcoins, anunció que estará comenzando a incorporar Zcash, una de las criptomonedas más relevantes de la actualidad, a su plataforma. De esta manera, Ripio se convierte en el primer exchange argentino ...
NSA 'DoubleStar' Backdoor Blamed for Cryptocurrency Mining Malware
A type of cryptocurrency mining malware has spread due to an exploit developed by the US National Security Agency, according to cybersecurity researchers. According to Dr.Web, a Russian anti-virus vendor, the NSA's "DoublePulsar" backdoor – which was ...
More Universities Add Blockchain Courses to Meet Market Demand
In recent months, there has been a surge in the demand for blockchain professionals. Data from the professional networking site LinkedIn has shown that blockchain related job postings have tripled in the last 12 months. This shows that there is a high ...
Etherium is a Popular Google Search Trend Among Ethereum Users
There are always some interesting Google Trends to take note of. In most cases, people focus on terms such as “Bitcoin”, “Blockchain”, or “Litecoin”. Ethereum has also been quite the successful search term these past few years. However, it looks like ...
Porsche Names Winner of Blockchain Startup Contest
As CoinDesk reported at the time, Porsche solicited entries from startups as part of a broader bid to explore how it might apply blockchain to its own business. The carmaker said today that more than 100 applicants entered the contest. The winner is a ...
Litecoin Leads Altcoin Retreat as SegWit Optimism Grips Bitcoin Again
Litecoin has dropped 10 percent in 24 hours after Bitcoin's fall saw the altcoin pass the $50 mark for the first time. Litecoin, which less than a week ago was worth $29, gained rapidly as Bitcoin showed signs of weakness again, but Wednesday saw the ...
5 Reasons Why You Should Add Bitcoins Into Your Retirement Portfolio
However, if progress continues in that businesses openly accept Bitcoin, in conjunction with a positive public opinion, there is a strong possibility that the price of BTC will reach $100,000 in 10 years or less. This is a stunning investment and a new ...
Bitcoin Looks a Lot Like an Early Amazon
You might as well get used to the Bitcoin headlines. They aren't going away. And that's because cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin aren't going away. If history is any guide, this may only be the beginning. Bitcoin may be the most lucrative trading ...
From Yelp reviews to mango shipments: IBM's CEO on how blockchain will change the world
Instead of every single party — manufacturer, shipper, buyer and any other intermediary — all relying on their individual paperwork to track a a shipment from beginning to end, the blockchain would allow all stakeholders to see every step in an open ...
Ethereum Price Analysis: June 14 - 21
Russia and China are considering using Ethereum to digitalize their national currencies. According to the Vice President of the PBOC Research Department, the growing interest in smart contracts can be explained by the fact that the Enterprise Ethereum ...
China's ZhongAn Unveils Blockchain Tech for Food Supply Chain
Formed last November as a technology division under China's first web-only insurer ZhongAn, ZhongAn Technology said the blockchain application will give each chicken an identity that can trace and record the information of its birth, the farms on which ...
As Ethereum grows, the New York Times takes note
Popper strikes a skeptical note on Ethereum, which was created in part by Brooklyn's Joseph Lubin, who now runs a Bushwick-based dev shop for applications that run on the Ethereum blockchain. “The fact that there are fewer real-world uses for Ethereum ...
Nvidia Bear Now Bullish on Cryptocurrency Mining
Pacific Crest Securities, which downgraded Nvidia's shares a couple of months ago, reversed itself Tuesday, raising its rating to sector weight from underweight all because of cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin. "Meetings with desktop graphics card ...
Nvidia is getting a huge boost from a red-hot cryptocurrency
In just 11 days, about $100 million worth of GPUs were added to the Ethereum network, according to a new note from RBC Capital Markets. Nvidia's stock has climbed about 5% over that time. "While the company is shifting its business toward Automotive ...
Are Your Chats Really Private? Reasons to Switch to Blockchain-Based Messenger
Crypviser, the first encrypted unified cross-platform application on Blockchain, is a messenger that seeks to address many problems. It can handle chat, audio and video calling, photo/video/file sharing, voice conferences, etc. The integrated crypto ...
How Cryptocurrency Holders Can Diversify While Deferring Taxes
With the historic rally in Bitcoin and Ethereum, there are more investors than ever seeking to diversify their newly expanded cryptocurrency holdings. Whether this diversification involves exchanging cryptocurrency for fiat, other cryptocurrencies or a ...
Status ICO Raised over $100 Million for Ethereum Powered DApps on iOS and Android
The most impressive thing about their technology is that it will be the first implementation of Ethereum on iOS and Android. You will be able to use DApps (decentralized applications) that are powered by Ethereum. Built into this project is a private ...
Teenage bitcoin millionaire can see the cryptocurrency's value shooting as high as $1 million
Meet Erik Finman, who started picking up bitcoin at $12 apiece back in May 2011, when he was just 12, riding a hot tip from hits brother Scott and a $1,000 gift from his grandmother, he told CNBC. He's now the owner of a reported 403 bitcoins, and ...
Cambodia's Central Bank Pushes Ahead with Blockchain Payments Trials
Cambodia's central bank has revealed plans to continue to develop interbank payment solutions using blockchain. Back in April, the National Bank of Cambodia announced that it was working with Japan-based distributed ledger startup Soramitsu to trial ...
BBVA Completes First Cross-border Transfer Using Ripple Technology
It looks as if the Ripple ecosystem has gotten even more recognition recently. SAP For banking recently tweeted about BBVA is completing its first cross-border payment. This payment was made using Ripple's blockchain technology. It is a major ...
Top 3 Cryptocurrency Lending Platforms
A lot of cryptocurrency users are looking for ways to make their coins generate more revenue. One could argue trading other currencies and assets is the right way to go. Then again, not everyone wants to take this route. Lending Bitcoin on exchanges is ...
No ICO: Hedge Fund Numerai Releases Blockchain Token But Skips the Funding
A new blockchain token will hit the market today, but you won't be able to buy it in an ICO. As criticism mounts for so-called initial coin offerings – spurred by those who say the flash fundraising method isn't always the best way to incentivize a ...