Dallas Mavericks Become Second NBA Team to Welcome BTC
Aug25

Dallas Mavericks Become Second NBA Team to Welcome BTC

The Dallas Mavericks have become the latest sports team to allow bitcoin payments for both season tickets and related merchandise.  The Mavericks Are Paving the Way for BTC As of late, cryptocurrency has been growing in terms of how it’s being used. Originally, all cryptocurrencies were designed to replace fiat money and plastic credit cards, but their volatility ultimately got in the way. Price swings have inherently caused retailers...

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Bitcoin Unlikely to Plummet By Another 30%, Declares Analyst
Aug25

Bitcoin Unlikely to Plummet By Another 30%, Declares Analyst

As Bitcoin bulls have failed to maintain the momentum seen from April to late-June, fear has started to grip the cryptocurrency market. Related Reading: Bitcoin Price Rallies On Latest Trump Volley, Analysts Expect Further Upside Analysts are starting to suspect that BTC has further downside, despite the fact that it has already collapsed 35% from its year-to-date high of $14,000. Dave The Wave, for instance, has eyed $6,500 — which...

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Overstock Still Focusing on Crypto Despite Embattled CEO’s Departure
Aug25

Overstock Still Focusing on Crypto Despite Embattled CEO’s Departure

Overstock was one of the first major companies that expressed extreme interest in utilizing and adopting crypto – an interest that stemmed primarily from its previous CEO’s openness to the technology. Now that the company’s previous CEO – Patrick Byrne – has resigned due to controversy surrounding comments he made about his involvement in a multitude of FBI investigations, it is clear that Overstock’s interest in blockchain and crypto...

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Bitcoin Bombshell, Libra Rivals, Twitter Spats: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 19–25
Aug25

Bitcoin Bombshell, Libra Rivals, Twitter Spats: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 19–25

Binance unveils its own project to rival Facebook’s Libra, Bitcoin’s dominance may not be what we all thought, and WhatsApp plots digital payments launch. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week...

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HODL: 79% of Bitcoin Addresses Are in Profit, Will They Sell?
Aug25

HODL: 79% of Bitcoin Addresses Are in Profit, Will They Sell?

Bitcoin has undoubtedly had a stellar 2019 so far. Year to date, the cryptocurrency has gained some 200%, rallying from around $3,500 to $10,000. Related Reading: Bitcoin: Crypto-Like Global Monetary System To Be a Boon For BTC While this market’s whales have undoubtedly benefited from this performance, data suggests that a good majority of BTC users are actually profitable. Thousands of Bitcoin Users Are Profitable According to Into...

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Thai SEC Warns Public About New Crypto Scam Operating Overseas
Aug25

Thai SEC Warns Public About New Crypto Scam Operating Overseas

Thailand’s securities regulator warned the public about scam entities posing as legal crypto trading firms operating overseas. Thailand’s securities regulator has warned the public about scam entities posing as legal digital currency trading firms operating overseas. Investor losses are not known The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has discovered a new crypto scam where investors are lured into operating with companies...

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Immortality, Cryogenics and UBI: How The Crypto Rich Influence Science
Aug25

Immortality, Cryogenics and UBI: How The Crypto Rich Influence Science

The rise of cryptocurrency is changing the philanthropic world by causing the redistribution of wealth from old money to visionary innovators and early tech adopters. The new crypto rich invest their donations by supporting scientific research in groundbreaking fields that may one day enable humanity to cure aging, reverse death and completely change the relationship between work and income. Also Read: How Does a Country Do an ICO?...

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Internal Revenue Service Sends New Round of Letters to Crypto Holders
Aug25

Internal Revenue Service Sends New Round of Letters to Crypto Holders

The United States tax collecting and legislation authority, the Internal Revenue Service, sends a new round of letters to cryptocurrency holders. Last week, the United States Internal Revenue Service sent another round of letters to crypto traders called CP2000. These notices were sent to traders of some crypto exchanges due to inconsistencies found in their tax reports. Using the information provided by third-party systems — such as...

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Top-5 Crypto Performers: ETC, IOTA, ADA, TRX, XLM
Aug25

Top-5 Crypto Performers: ETC, IOTA, ADA, TRX, XLM

Some of the top performers of the past seven days are showing signs of a turnaround. Is it a good time to buy? Let’s look at the charts. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Facebook’s...

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Kraken OTC Head: Bitcoin Is Not Safe Haven Yet
Aug25

Kraken OTC Head: Bitcoin Is Not Safe Haven Yet

Today’s digital assets trading industry is much like how Wall Street used to be, according to head of OTC at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken Nelson Minier. Head of over-the-counter (OTC) sales at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken Nelson Minier compared today’s cryptocurrency trading industry to how Wall Street used to be, adding that it is still too soon to call Bitcoin a safe haven for investors. During the Nasdaq TradeTalks interview...

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Litecoin (LTC) Likely To Decline Further But Significant Upside Might Soon Follow
Aug25

Litecoin (LTC) Likely To Decline Further But Significant Upside Might Soon Follow

Litecoin (LTC) is due for major downside from current levels. The price has already declined below the 61.8% fib retracement level from the last top of the previously broken market structure. It is now eyeing a decline to the 38.2% fib retracement level around $50. We are likely to see this move come to fruition as LTC/USD is already trading below its 50 day EMA as well as the 21 day EMA. However, the 38.2% might serve as a strong...

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Mike Tyson Vs. Fight to Fame: Is the Former Champion Involved In Crypto?
Aug25

Mike Tyson Vs. Fight to Fame: Is the Former Champion Involved In Crypto?

Tyson denies any connection with Fight to Fame. Suspected of cryptocurrency fraud, the project claims the opposite, saying the former boxer is a co-founder. United States boxing legend Mike Tyson has denied a connection with the cryptocurrency project Fight to Fame, which is suspected of financial fraud. He announced it in a Twitter post on Aug. 15: “I am not involved with Fight to Fame or their countdown website, nor will I be...

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Waves DEX Now Supports Ethereum-Based ERC-20 Tokens
Aug25

Waves DEX Now Supports Ethereum-Based ERC-20 Tokens

Waves platform’s built-in decentralized exchange adds support for ERC-20 standard compliant tokens, BTC and ETH to follow soon. Blockchain platform Waves added support for Ethereum-based (ETH) ERC-20 standard compliant tokens to its decentralized exchange (DEX). On Aug. 22, the platform announced that Waves’ built-in DEX began supporting ERC-20 tokens. Recently, Waves team also launched a new gateway with Vostok and Ergo tokens...

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Model: Bitcoin (BTC) Price to Surge 100% to $20,000 by May
Aug25

Model: Bitcoin (BTC) Price to Surge 100% to $20,000 by May

In just around nine months, Bitcoin (BTC) will see its next block reward reduction — dubbed “halving”. Despite this rapidly approaching bullish event, however, the cryptocurrency market has stagnated, establishing a trading range. Related Reading: Bitcoin: Crypto-Like Global Monetary System To Be a Boon For BTC But a model from PlanB suggests that should history repeat itself, the Bitcoin price has lots of room to rally ahead of the...

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Washington BTC ATM Stolen By Two Thieves Caught On Camera
Aug25

Washington BTC ATM Stolen By Two Thieves Caught On Camera

Here’s an interesting bit of news for you, a Bitcoin ATM has reportedly been stolen in the United States with the theft even being caught on tape. According to a report published by the Finnish news site Ilta Sanomat posted this week, two thieves have gone out of their way to steal a bitcoin atm in the US in a mall-based in Washington DC on 3rd August. Furthermore, the alleged two suspects have been filmed by a surveillance camera as...

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