Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach
Mar24

Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach

On March 23, the Twitter handle @Bitcoin became mired in controversy after BTC supporters complained about the account and attempted to get the profile shut down. The operator of the Bitcoin Twitter profile has also accused the social media platform of manipulating matters by placing restrictions on the account and limiting its overall traffic. Also read: Bitcoin and the Agora: Every Transaction Outside the Nexus of State Control Is a...

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Bitcoin [BTC] success rate was “so tiny” in its early days compared to recent times, says ShapeShift CEO
Mar24

Bitcoin [BTC] success rate was “so tiny” in its early days compared to recent times, says ShapeShift CEO

Erik Voorhees, the CEO of ShapeShift and a well-known influencer, spoke about the cryptocurrency price bubble and the bear market, in an interview for WhatBitcoinDid. Voorhees stated that this was the fourth time he experienced the cryptocurrency bear market, adding that he has been in the space “pretty much” since the beginning. He further added that the bear market “gets bigger” and “more intense” compared to the previous one as the...

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Bitcoin Dominance Wanes In Crypto Recovery, But Researcher Says This Isn’t The Case
Mar24

Bitcoin Dominance Wanes In Crypto Recovery, But Researcher Says This Isn’t The Case

Recent reports seem to indicate that, believe it or not, Bitcoin (BTC)’s short-term prospects in this market are limited, as crypto analysts await the holy grail of trading sessions — the fabled “altseason.” With this phase of trading, analysts expect for Bitcoin’s hegemony over the broader industry to slip, as stakeholders flee to alternative digital assets in search of hefty profits. But a researcher claims that traders are getting...

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XRP/USD Price Analysis: Coin breaches support as bearish pressure continues
Mar24

XRP/USD Price Analysis: Coin breaches support as bearish pressure continues

XRP broke its sideways movement after it breached its immediate support to fall lower. Despite a slew of announcements and XRP adoption, the price of XRP remains unaffected. The price of XRP was $0.315, with the market cap at $12 billion, at press time. The 24-hour price change for XRP was -0.58%, while the 7-day price change was negative 2.69%. 1 Hour Source: TradingView The one-hour chart for XRP showed a dominant downtrend that...

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Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Reaching 5,500 is a Strong Likelihood, But Possibility of Drop to 3,000 Remains
Mar24

Analyst: Bitcoin (BTC) Reaching 5,500 is a Strong Likelihood, But Possibility of Drop to 3,000 Remains

Bitcoin has been experiencing a quiet weekend trading session and is currently firmly in the middle of its long-established trading range between $4,000 and $4,100. It is unclear how long this range will persist, but historically BTC has experienced fairly significant price swings after long bouts of sideways trading. Now, analysts seem to concur that Bitcoin is posed to make a large upwards swing towards $5,500 in the near future,...

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Changes to Tether’s Terms of Reserves Raises Fresh Concerns
Mar24

Changes to Tether’s Terms of Reserves Raises Fresh Concerns

Changes to Tether’s website have raised fresh concerns about the companies reserve policy. Controversial stablecoin Tether is in the spotlight again after changes to the details of the way in which it backs up tokens in supply. As reported on March 14, various online users noted and posted disconcerting changes to the Tether website, which have seemingly altered the way that the company is providing surety for the tokens it issues....

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Is Ripple (XRP) Crumbling? ETH Gap Widens to $1.5 Billion
Mar24

Is Ripple (XRP) Crumbling? ETH Gap Widens to $1.5 Billion

Ripple prices down three percent from last week’s close Price surges depend on xRapid adoption Participation levels low and almost half that of Feb 24 At third with a market cap of $12,861 at the time of press, Ripple (XRP)—like the rest is under pressure. However, this has been compounded by regulatory uncertainty which is likely to be clarified next year. If the SEC has reason to classify XRP as a utility with no central control,...

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Litecoin Boom Past $60 Could Set Bitcoin (BTC) Up For A Surge
Mar24

Litecoin Boom Past $60 Could Set Bitcoin (BTC) Up For A Surge

Sure, Litecoin (LTC) has been receiving some flak as of late, but there’s no denying the surge the cryptocurrency has undergone in recent months. One analyst argues that the rally in that specific asset could be setting Bitcoin (BTC) up for an eventual recovery, citing eerie similarities in the two assets’ price action. Related Reading: Crypto Bull Returns, Predicts Targets For Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin Litecoin Rallies Into...

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Trdot Wallet’s address balance drops by a whopping 99% in two days; community members cry foul
Mar24

Trdot Wallet’s address balance drops by a whopping 99% in two days; community members cry foul

According to research published by LongHash, Trdot Wallet’s address balance dropped by 99% in two days, and reached $775 million TRX on 13 February. Trdot Wallet is a cryptocurrency wallet that was launched on 16 November, 2018, claiming that it was “created” and “supported” by Tron. Moreover, LongHash’s research posted a graph of TRX’s price vs the wallet balance from November 2018 to February 2019. Source: LongHash The graph showed...

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Bitcoin Holds Just Over $4,000 as Top Cryptos See Slight Losses
Mar24

Bitcoin Holds Just Over $4,000 as Top Cryptos See Slight Losses

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses as Bitcoin holds over $4,000. Sunday, March 24 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight losses on the day by press time, according to data from CoinMarketCap. Bitcoin (BTC) is down just over a tenth of a percent on the day, trading at around $4,021, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is just over a quarter of a...

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BitPanda is making unauthorized trade swaps without notifications; user accuses platform of being a scam
Mar24

BitPanda is making unauthorized trade swaps without notifications; user accuses platform of being a scam

BitPanda is the latest crypto entity to come under speculation for making “fake trade swaps,” on behalf of the account holder. A Medium user named Matt, alleged in his blog that the European retail cryptocurrency broker makes fake trades on the user’s behalf on the account when a digital asset soars so that the user doesn’t make any profit. He added that subsequently, the trading platform blocks the user’s account. According to the...

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Will Bitcoin Shine? After Ponzi Jab, BIS Boss Says CBDC Destabilizing
Mar24

Will Bitcoin Shine? After Ponzi Jab, BIS Boss Says CBDC Destabilizing

Bitcoin price under pressure Carstens of BIS against central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) Volumes low and drop below or above Mar 21 high-lows must exceed 13k According to BIS’s Carstens, central banks shifting to CBDCs will destabilize the economy. However, that is not stopping some central banks from experimenting with them. Meanwhile, Bitcoin (BTC) is under pressure and could drop to $3,500—800 zone in days ahead. Bitcoin Price...

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Binance Changes Launchpad Token Sale Format to Lottery
Mar24

Binance Changes Launchpad Token Sale Format to Lottery

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced radical changes to its Launchpad token sale format. Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced major changes to the format of its Launchpad token sale in a post on its blog published on March 24. Per the announcement, the company “will use a new lottery format for the next project on Binance Launchpad.” Previously, the system functioned on a first come, first served basis, which...

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Hodler’s Digest, March 18–24: Hodler’s Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
Mar24

Hodler’s Digest, March 18–24: Hodler’s Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The QuadrigaCX story gets stranger as the criminal past of one founder is allegedly revealed, while IBM gets more into blockchain. Top Stories This Week Six Global Banks Sign Up to Issue Stablecoins on IBM’s Now-Live Blockchain Network This week, six international banks signed letters of intent to issue their own stablecoins — which will be backed by their national fiat currencies — on IBM’s now-live blockchain-powered payments...

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Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency
Mar24

Tor Digital Privacy Project Accepts Donations in Cryptocurrency

Digital privacy project Tor is now accepting donations in cryptocurrencies. Tor digital privacy software is now accepting donations in various cryptocurrencies, as a new crypto donational portal appeared on the project’s website on March 18. The site now accepts nine major cryptocurrencies, namely Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Dash (DASH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), Stellar Lumen (XLM), Augur (REP) and Zcash...

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