Bitcoin Startup Takes to the Swiss Streets With Tram-Side BTC Marketing Effort
Oct18

Bitcoin Startup Takes to the Swiss Streets With Tram-Side BTC Marketing Effort

Footage posted by a Swiss crypto startup earlier today shows a tram emblazoned with the word “Bitcoin” and the firm’s branding travelling through the Zurich streets. The company behind the marketing campaign offers a range of crypto financial services including custody, trading, and lending. Such large scale public marketing efforts have been conducted previously by companies. Although paid promotion by the companies behind them, the...

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Here’s Why Bitcoin Makes Major Banks Nervous…
Oct18

Here’s Why Bitcoin Makes Major Banks Nervous…

Major banks have always been very sceptical of crypto currencies, and in particular, Bitcoin, and this scepticism has only increased along with Bitcoins popularity. To put it simply, the banks want to destroy Bitcoin, before Bitcoin gets to the bank. Before Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies were around, the idea surrounding this backstreet currency was one that was used by thieves and drug dealers on the dark web. However, this is not the...

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Kik Messaging App Now Has New Owner, Will Continue Work on Kin Token
Oct18

Kik Messaging App Now Has New Owner, Will Continue Work on Kin Token

MediaLab, a Santa Monica-based holding company, has finalized an agreement with Kik Interactive to acquire the Kik messaging platform. MediaLab, a Santa Monica-based holding company, has finalized an agreement with Kik Interactive to acquire the Kik messaging platform. MediaLab sees the long-term potential of Kik and Kin token On Oct. 18, in a blog post to the millions of members of the Kik community, MediaLab announced that it has...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Grinding Market Slowly Drives Through Support

The bitcoin market over the last few days has been a series of grinding support/resistance tests that have brought us lower and lower toward our macro support at the $7,700s. So far, the market’s macro structure is holding support, but we are currently on our way toward a fourth test of major support — if we break that level, the drop could be fairly aggressive. The downside price target for a break of support would have us testing...

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Kevin Pan: Privacy is Bitcoin’s Biggest Issue Right Now
Oct18

Kevin Pan: Privacy is Bitcoin’s Biggest Issue Right Now

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that bitcoin and the crypto industry probably need to up the ante on their privacy protocols. While blockchain is typically more secure than other forms of digital finance technology, we are often hearing stories about exchange hacks and malicious actors that seek to get their fingers on digital funds that just don’t belong to them. Bitcoin Privacy Needs to Be Upped Kevin Pan, the CEO of...

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Analysts Target $6,200 as Bitcoin Faces Bearish Technicals
Oct18

Analysts Target $6,200 as Bitcoin Faces Bearish Technicals

After a short period of upwards momentum earlier this week that appeared to be bull’s attempt to bolster Bitcoin’s price action, bears have once again gained the upper hand and have now pushed BTC’s price decisively below $8,000. One prominent technical analyst is now noting that he believes this latest movement downwards points to the possibility that a movement towards the lower-$6,000 region is imminent, which may be further...

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Ethereum (ETH) Near Term Outlook Remains Bullish Despite Recent Crash
Oct18

Ethereum (ETH) Near Term Outlook Remains Bullish Despite Recent Crash

Ethereum (ETH) has just declined to the 21 EMA on the daily chart for ETH/BTC. This level also coincides with the 38.2% fib retracement level from a recent top. So, what does this mean? It means that the recent crash has not changed the bullish outlook of Ethereum (ETH) near term. If the pair ends up closing the day above the 21 day EMA, this would be a very bullish event leading to a major move to the upside in the days ahead. I...

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Craig Wright: Either I’m Satoshi Nakamoto, or He Plagiarized Me
Oct18

Craig Wright: Either I’m Satoshi Nakamoto, or He Plagiarized Me

Australian computer scientist and tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has continued with his claims that he is the inventor of Bitcoin. Australian computer scientist and tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has asserted that Satoshi Nakamoto, the author of the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper, plagiarized him. Speaking at the CC London Investment in Blockchain and AI Forum 2019, which took place from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, Wright claimed that he was about...

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Blockchain Is Taking Over The World
Oct18

Blockchain Is Taking Over The World

Blockchain is being seen everywhere now. It has become incredibly popular, and more and more people are turning to using a blockchain technology for just about anything. It really has reached crazy heights, which in turn has led to some very interesting use cases indeed. It is not just blockchain enthusiasts who have noticed this rise either, with law makers finding common ground with the crypto enthusiasts. Astonishingly, the amount...

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Telegram Offers to Postpone Launch of the TON Network
Oct18

Telegram Offers to Postpone Launch of the TON Network

Telegram, which was surprised with a last minute restraining order on the sale of its tokens in the U.S., is now ready to delay the launch of the TON network until the spring of next year. The company has informed the New York court reviewing the case that it can suspend all operations with grams until the legal issues around the coin offering are resolved. Also read: 104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals Messenger to...

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Dollar Deposits On Binance.US Now Have FDIC Insurance Coverage
Oct18

Dollar Deposits On Binance.US Now Have FDIC Insurance Coverage

Binance.US announced that its customer’s dollar deposits are now eligible for FDIC insurance coverage. Binance.US — the United States-focused wing of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance — announced that its customer’s dollar deposits are eligible for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance coverage. FDIC insures deposits up to $250,000 In a blog post on Oct. 18, Binance.US announced that the exchange holds...

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Tor Browser Malware May Have Stolen Users’ Bitcoin For Years
Oct18

Tor Browser Malware May Have Stolen Users’ Bitcoin For Years

Researchers have identified malware associated with an unofficial version of the Tor Browser. Evidence suggests that the covert software has been tricking users into sending Bitcoin to addresses under the control of scammers. The Tor Browser is the most popular method used to access the dark web. Many visitors to the dark web often use Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies to buy illicit goods or services. Has Tor Browser Been Stealing...

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Why Bitcoin (BTC) Bears Might Be In For A Big Surprise
Oct18

Why Bitcoin (BTC) Bears Might Be In For A Big Surprise

Bitcoin (BTC) is very close to a major breakout. The 4H chart for BTC/USD shows that we will have the next big move in less than four days. This is a big development to follow for a lot of traders because the bears are expecting the price to decline to $5,500 or $6,000 from current levels whereas the bulls are expecting the smaller descending triangle to be invalidated and for the price to shoot out of the larger falling wedge...

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Two More US Jurisdictions Launch Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting
Oct18

Two More US Jurisdictions Launch Blockchain-Based Mobile Voting

Two counties in the U.S. state of Oregon will pilot a blockchain-based voting program for select citizens in November. Two state counties in the United States are implementing blockchain-based mobile voting in the special elections in November. On Oct. 18, the nonprofit Tusk Philanthropies announced its partnership with Jackson and Umatilla Counties in Oregon to pilot the mobile elections platform Voatz. The pilot offers eligible...

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Price Analysis 18/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, LEO
Oct18

Price Analysis 18/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, LEO

Bitcoin is at a critical crossroad. What are the different possibilities and important levels to watch out for? Let’s analyze the charts. The traditional financial system is heading to a disaster with about $17 trillion in global bonds returning negative-yields. “The whole concept of negative yields, of people paying for the privilege of lending money, is insane behavior to me,” said William Eigen, a veteran fund manager at JPMorgan...

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