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Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Support Played Well
Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Support Played Well. Posted on 6:00 am March 20, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 03/20/2017 – Correction to $1100?
Bitcoin price recently broke below the key area of interest at $1100, signaling room to head further south. Price bounced off the $950 area and may be starting a correction to the broken support zone. Technical indicators are showing that the selloff ...
IBM and SecureKey Technologies to Deliver Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Network for Consumers
LAS VEGAS , March 20, 2017 /CNW/ - IBM InterConnect: IBM (IBM) and SecureKey Technologies today announced they are working together to enable a new digital identity and attribute sharing network based on IBM Blockchain. The network will be ...
Bitcoin just crashed 20% as the developers fight over its future
After looking like it was on the edge of a cliff last week, Bitcoin crashed over the weekend and lost more than 20% of its value. The crypto-currency fell as low as $970 and is trading at just over $1,000 this morning, after reaching $1,259 last week ...
Pitts Circus Ethereum Movie Venture Token to Launch on March 20
The initial Ethereum Movie Venture ICO will offer the coins at a discounted price, so early buyers will be able to avoid the large price increase that will be imposed later in the event that the initial funding goals are not reached. Some of the ...
QRL Recruits Testers for High Security Quantum-Resistant Blockchain
The QRL (Quantum Resistant Ledger) is the first Blockchain technology to provide longevity and stability through the mitigation of quantum computing attacks. Today, QRL announced the recruitment of testers for their High Security Blockchain. This ...
ASIC to offer blockchain guidance to businesses
This year businesses will move from talking about the potential of distributed ledger technology inspired by Bitcoin's blockchain to actually implementing and trialling it, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's chairperson, Greg ...
BitFury Becomes Desperate and Threatens to Sue Bitcoin Developers
When you thought things couldn't get any more interesting, here comes Mr. George Kikvasze, Vice Chairman of BitFury firing some shots on twitter. According to him, those that might possibly change the POW protocol for Bitcoin will get prosecuted to the ...
Price of bitcoin plummets over threat that virtual currency will split
Bitcoin shed about a fifth of its value over the weekend as an increasingly bitter split in the developer community behind the virtual currency threatened to literally break it in two. Bitcoin was trading at $999 on Sunday after trading as low as $970 ...
Venezuelans Rely on Bitcoin to Survive, Disregard Fiat Completely
In underbanked regions, Bitcoin is an efficient settlement platform and cross-border payment facilitation tool as it allows anyone to obtain a wallet and start transacting immediately with Bitcoin, unlike banking services that require a certain level ...
Bitcoin Price Plunges on Fears of a Currency Split
Bitcoin shed about a fifth of its value over the weekend as an increasingly bitter split in the developer community behind the virtual currency threatened to literally break it in two. Bitcoin was trading at $999 on Sunday after trading as low as $970 ...
MonetaGo Aims for Blockchain without Bitcoin for Banking Sector
Bitcoin and Blockchain are synonymous to each other, for blockchain is the popular cryptocurrency's underlying technology. After Bitcoin, many alternative cryptocurrencies have come up, which still uses a distributed ledger either similar to or derived ...
Monero Price Analysis – Building Support For Another Bull Run?
Even though the weekends are usually a dull period for cryptocurrency traders, things are not looking all that bad for Monero right now. With a 14.77% value gain over the past 24 hours, one XMR is worth nearly US$23 once again. That is quite a positive ...
Blockchain of Things, Inc. Releases Paw Advanced REST Client Integration
Blockchain of Things, a leading provider of rapid Bitcoin Blockchain integration via it's Catenis Enterprise platform, has released integration extensions for Paw. Paw, considered the most advanced API tool for the Mac is a full-featured HTTP client ...
Is Google Working on its Own Bitcoin? Why Blockchain Doesn't Suit ...
Is Google Working on its Own Bitcoin? Why Blockchain Doesn't Suit ...
Only 807 People Told the IRS About Bitcoin—Lawsuit
The Internal Revenue Service revealed new details about its investigation into tax evasion related to bitcoin, filing court documents that suggest only a tiny percentage of virtual currency owners are reporting profits or losses in their annual returns ...
Stop all the 'hype' talk. We've only scratched the surface with blockchain
Recently, there's been a lot of talk about blockchain being all hype. From institutions like the University of Pennsylvania to tech-focused investment conferences, the blockchain discussion has begun to veer into what is starting to sound like an ...
Bitcoin Prepares For an Ugly Breakup
On Friday, a group of major cryptocurrency exchanges announced their planned response to the split of bitcoin into two separate pools of currency and processing power. That event, known as a “hard fork,” is viewed as increasingly likely among bitcoin ...
Darknet Marketplace AlphaBay Will Enable Ethereum Payments Soon
Ethereum has become one of the most popular and valuable cryptocurrencies to date. One thing that always seemed a bit unclear is whether or not the token will have any real life use cases. AlphaBay, one of the world's largest darknet markets, announced ...
Interview with IBM's VP of Blockchain: Jerry Cuomo ...
Interview with IBM's VP of Blockchain: Jerry Cuomo ...
Suddenly, Biomimetics is Suggested as Solution for Bitcoin's Scaling Problem
Bitcoin is at a critical stage of technological evolution right now. The slowed-down processing and the rising fees of transactions put the entire architecture into question. In the following posts, we want to outline a solution to the problem based ...
Bitcoin Price Declines to $926 But Recovers, Drops 16% in One Day
In the afternoon of March 18, Bitcoin price plunged to $926 on Coinbase's GDAX and $940 in most global Bitcoin exchanges, recording a 16 percent drop in value within a day, falling from $1,100 to $926. Within minutes, Bitcoin price recovered, bouncing ...
Star Trek-themed Kirk ransomware has Spock decryptor, demands ...
Star Trek-themed Kirk ransomware has Spock decryptor, demands ...
How Segwit is Bitcoin's Blocksize Increase Solution & What Happens After
Contrary to most claims, Segregated Witness (Segwit) doesn't necessarily require users to manually upgrade their systems or wallets in order to receive Segwit transactions. The activation of Segwit does provide notable changes to the layer one of the ...
Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged ...
Charts: How Bitcoin's Market Dominance is Being Challenged ...
Top 3 Individuals Aiming to Disrupt Bitcoin – The Merkle
One aspect that makes the bitcoin ecosystem so interesting is how there are many different opinions out there. Everyone can make their voice be heard, which ...
Experimenting with Bitcoin on Your Honeymoon
A couple's honeymoon might not seem the time to undertake a social experiment, with the digital currency Bitcoin, but that's exactly what one soon-to-be-married couple are planning when they tie the knot at the end of the month. On 28 March, 2017 ...
Chinese Regulators Propose Rules for Bitcoin Exchanges: Report
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has proposed revisions to its anti-money laundering (AML) requirements for bitcoin exchanges, according to Zhou Xuedong, director of the National People's Congress and the bank's department of business administration ...
Jihan Wu Wants To Accelerate The Bitcoin Unlimited Hard Fork Regardless of Community Sentiment
Jihan Wu is known for expressing strong opinions on bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Ever since he pledged support to Bitcoin Unlimited, though, he has come a bit unhinged. In a recent tweet, he proposes to speed up the BU hard fork. The reason for doing so ...
Canadian Police Warns against Rising Bitcoin Scams the Country
The performance of Bitcoin has been really great for the past few months. The digital currency reached an all-time high recently before recording a sharp decline this weekend. The increased Bitcoin price followed by speculations of further rise has led ...
Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – BTC/USD To Escalate Declines
Bitcoin price traded towards $1180 against the US Dollar on a couple of occasions and failed. The price moved down sharply and formed a bearish line on the 4-hours chart (data feed from SimpleFX) of BTC/USD with resistance near $1100. The price may ...
Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Projecting Correction
Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – ETH/USD Projecting Correction. Posted on 4:30 am March 19, 2017 Author Aayush JindalCategories Altcoins, Analysis, Opinion, TradingTags Ethereum Price analysis, Ethereum Price chart, ethereum technical analysis, ...
Bitten by the bitcoin bug
Atit Lertkiatpanit does not carry bundles of banknotes, but his wealth is assured by his digital wallet. The 26-year-old entrepreneur is an active cryptocurrency investor. He remains unfazed by the fact that bitcoins are not recognised by the Bank of ...
Star Trek Themed Monero Ransomware Makes an Appearance
The fear of cybercriminals and hackers switching to Monero has come true. The latest Monero ransomware to hit the internet, takes inspiration from the popular science fiction, Star Trek and goes by the name “Kirk” as in Captain James T Kirk of the ...
Trezor Founder: Bitcoin Without SegWit is Gold, Just As Inefficient and Limited
In the past, developers such as Lightning co-author Thaddeus Dryja noted that SegWit is an actual block size increase solution, contrary to the claims of most Bitcoin Unlimited and hard fork supporters. During his personal tests, Dryja discovered that ...
Why you should say no to bitcoins
“Bitcoin value hits a life-time high,”; “bitcoins are now more expensive than gold,”; “Winklevoss twins make a bid for an exchange-traded fund based on bitcoin.” Headlines such as these are making everyone sit up and take notice of the virtual currency ...
Bitcoin Scam Site Warning – CryptoBusinessWorld
A lot of bitcoin Ponzi schemes make people believe their offering is legitimate. This is part of the reason why these scams are so successful, although users are smartening up and are trying to avoid HYIP schemes. CryptoBusinessWorld has been getting ...
Why bitcoins are a bit risky
“Bitcoin value hits a life-time high,”; “bitcoins are now more expensive than gold,”; “Winklevoss twins make a bid for an exchange traded fund based on bitcoin.” Headlines such as these are making everyone sit up and take notice of the virtual currency ...
Blockchain technology can provide lawyers with an authentic, secure ledger
A crash course in blockchain at ABA Techshow started Friday with Oliver Goodenough instructing participants to repeat after him its more useful generic description, “distributed ledger technology.” Lawyers may have little need for Bitcoin, the ...
Kirk Ransomware Demands a Monero Payment Instead of Bitcoin
Considering how Monero is referred to as the new favorable currency for darknet transactions, it was only a matter of time until criminals would start to pay attention. By developing a new type of ransomware that only accepts Monero payments, cyber ...