Can Github Remove the Bitcoin Codebase? Recent Repository Takedown Has Proponents Worried
Oct25

Can Github Remove the Bitcoin Codebase? Recent Repository Takedown Has Proponents Worried

On October 23, the Microsoft-owned Github leveraged an ostensible DMCA takedown in order to remove 18 projects from the code-hosting portal. According to sources, the takedown stemmed from a request filed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Github’s recent move has made the crypto community quite leery of the platform and some proponents are scared that cryptocurrency codebases like Bitcoin’s can be taken down by...

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The future of NFTs in DeFi: A conversation with Aavegotchi’s Jesse Johnson
Oct25

The future of NFTs in DeFi: A conversation with Aavegotchi’s Jesse Johnson

Where do NFTs fit into DeFi, what’s next for a space awash with funding, and how do DAOs manage NFT content? Jesse Johnson discusses with Cointelegraph Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), once the red-headed stepchild to more popular smart contract implementations, are finally beginning to have their day in the sun.  Average purchase prices of NFTs on peer-to-peer exchanges are rising sky-high. Six-figure sales are no longer uncommon....

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Analyst: Chainlink Forms Most Bullish Setup Ever as Chance of Upside Grows
Oct25

Analyst: Chainlink Forms Most Bullish Setup Ever as Chance of Upside Grows

Chainlink has been consolidating within the mid-$12.00 region following its recent surge higher. The break into this price region has been significant, and where it trends next will likely depend on its reaction to the resistance established at $13.00. Yesterday, it was able to surge to this resistance level before facing some selling pressure that sparked a sharp selloff. Bulls have since been able to guard against any further...

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Bull or bear? Pros don’t care! Here’s 3 strategies every trader should know
Oct25

Bull or bear? Pros don’t care! Here’s 3 strategies every trader should know

Here’s 3 strategies pro traders use to produce profits regardless of the market’s direction. Those new to investing might think that professional traders spend the majority of their time staring at screens day and night in order to analyze the markets and pick the best trades but this could not be farther away from the truth. Having a good eye isn’t what differentiates top traders from average ones, it’s the application of tried and...

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Hash Watch: 73% of Bitcoin Cash Blocks Mined With BCHN, Poloniex Launches Fork Futures
Oct25

Hash Watch: 73% of Bitcoin Cash Blocks Mined With BCHN, Poloniex Launches Fork Futures

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade is 21 days away and there’s a possibility the blockchain may bifurcate on November 15. On Sunday, October 25, statistics show that 731 out of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using the BCHN full node software. Bitcoin Cash proponents are patiently waiting for the next BCH upgrade that’s roughly three weeks away. News.Bitcoin.com reported on September 1, that due to the contentious Infrastructure...

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Survey: Many Investors Expect Bitcoin to Be Seriously Higher in One Month
Oct25

Survey: Many Investors Expect Bitcoin to Be Seriously Higher in One Month

Bitcoin has undergone a strong rally since the lows seen just two weeks ago. The leading cryptocurrency currently trades for $13,050, far above the aforementioned lows and above the medium-term lows set during the September correction at $9,800. Some have argued that the cryptocurrency is severely overbought. As reported by NewsBTC previously, one trader recently noted that the cryptocurrency’s one-day Fisher Transform indicator is...

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Tether’s general counsel doubles down on support for Peter McCormack
Oct25

Tether’s general counsel doubles down on support for Peter McCormack

“Tether supports Peter McCormack and believes he’s in the right,” said Stuart Hoegner. Stuart Hoegner, general counsel for Tether and cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, is pushing back against claims the stablecoin operator has abandoned podcaster Peter McCormack in his lawsuit against Craig Wright, the Australian national claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto. In an Oct. 24 tweet from Hoegner, the general counsel called a recent...

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Yearn.finance (YFI) Could Surge 20%+ as Technical Outlook Strengthens
Oct25

Yearn.finance (YFI) Could Surge 20%+ as Technical Outlook Strengthens

Yearn.finance’s YFI governance token has found itself caught within a consolidation phase alongside Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto market. It has been able to push significantly higher from where it was trading just a couple of weeks ago, with buyers attempting to form a price floor within the lower-$13,000 region. Despite the immense bullishness seen by both Bitcoin and Ethereum over the past week, it is important to note that...

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Filecoin (FIL) Surges 30% Amid Massive Short Squeeze
Oct25

Filecoin (FIL) Surges 30% Amid Massive Short Squeeze

Filecoin has surged seriously higher over the past few days even while Bitcoin has stalled in the $13,000 range. The price of the leading coin peaked just shy of $36 earlier today, marking a strong reversal from the aforementioned lows seen just 48 hours ago. As aforementioned, many analysts think that this price action is a byproduct of a “short squeeze.” The funding rates of leading FIL futures markets were dramatically in the...

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Users Are Advised to Read the Fine Print Regarding PayPal BTC Transactions
Oct25

Users Are Advised to Read the Fine Print Regarding PayPal BTC Transactions

Uh oh… Does the new relationship between PayPal and bitcoin come with a catch or two? What Kind of Trick Is PayPal Pulling? Earlier in the week, PayPal announced that it would allow users to purchase items and services with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, bitcoin cash and Litecoin. The crypto world celebrated the news and took it as a sign of bitcoin’s growing mainstream status. They were now being given permission to use bitcoin in...

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM
Oct25

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, XLM

Bitcoin remains in an uptrend but is facing signs of exhaustion above $13,200, suggesting that a minor correction could drag altcoins lower. Hot on the heels of Paypal’s crypto adoption, JPMorgan’s Global Markets Strategy division released a report detailing how Bitcoin (BTC) could offer “considerable” upside “if it competes more intensely with gold as an ‘alternative’ currency.” According to the analysts, the three...

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How Hackers Exploited Twitter’s VPN Problems, Obtained God Mode and Took Over Accounts
Oct25

How Hackers Exploited Twitter’s VPN Problems, Obtained God Mode and Took Over Accounts

An investigation by the New York State Department of Financial Services has revealed how the great Twitter hack in July happened. A total of 130 high-profile, celebrity accounts were compromised and many were used to tweet about a bitcoin giveaway scam. How Twitter Was Hacked The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) released its Twitter investigation report last week. It explains how the massive Twitter hack on July...

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This Metric Shows Bitcoin is Ultra-Bullish Despite Waning Momentum
Oct25

This Metric Shows Bitcoin is Ultra-Bullish Despite Waning Momentum

Bitcoin’s price has seen waning momentum over the past couple of days, with the selling pressure in the mid-$13,000 region slowing its ascent as bulls struggle to maintain their recent strength. Yesterday, the benchmark cryptocurrency surged to its yearly highs at over $13,300, but the selling pressure here was quite significant and stopped it from seeing any tremendous momentum. It is now consolidating around $13,000, with bulls and...

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JPMorgan Publishes Letter Saying How Solid Bitcoin Is
Oct25

JPMorgan Publishes Letter Saying How Solid Bitcoin Is

It’s always good to see bitcoin gain a new fan, and that’s what seems to be happening with JPMorgan, which at one time, was run by a man who didn’t care for the cryptocurrency. In a recent press release, the company explained why bitcoin was a better alternative currency than gold and why it was more prepared to compete in the financial world. JPMorgan Thinks Highly of BTC JPMorgan is under the control of a man named Jamie Dimon, who...

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Critical Technical Signal Suggests Bitcoin Price Will Likely Reverse
Oct25

Critical Technical Signal Suggests Bitcoin Price Will Likely Reverse

Bitcoin has undergone an extreme rally over the past two weeks. The coin is overbought. One analyst shared the chart on October 25th, noting that the cryptocurrency is currently rubbing up against notable resistance from 2019. Furthermore, the Fisher Transform, a trend indicator, is currently at highs not seen since August, May, and February of this past year. Each of these periods marked short-term highs in the price of Bitcoin....

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