September 25, 2019

NASA to Launch Bitcoin to the Moon? Space Agency Seeks Crypto Experience

Could experience with cryptocurrency help you become a better space scientist? NASA seems to think so. The U.S. aeronautics agency is looking for a big data scientist and specifically mentions that experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain could help you get the job. Also Read: Esports, Cannabis and BCH: First AMA With Bitcoin.com CEO Stefan Rust...
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XRP Recovers from Dip to $0.21, But Analysts Expect Further Losses

Bitcoin’s massive drop yesterday sent shockwaves throughout the aggregated crypto markets, leading most major altcoins – including XRP – to plummet to fresh post-2018 crash lows, which may signal that the rest of 2019 will prove to be bearish for the crypto markets.XRP, which plunged to unprecedented lows yesterday, has posted a relatively strong recovery...
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What is CipherTrace Scout?

Blockchain analysis has become somewhat of a booming business model. Numerous companies aim to track nefarious Bitcoin and altcoin transactions in real-time. It now seems the average cryptocurrency enthusiast can do the same, courtesy of CipherTrace, Their new mobile app aims to bring more legitimacy to this fledgling industry as a whole.  CipherTrace is a...
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Preaches Caution After Problems With Libra Coin Approach

After several scandals and issues eroded the public’s trust in Facebook, a company that is famous for its disruptive activities recently, its creator Mark Zuckerberg is starting to become more cautious, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. According to his latest interview, internet companies were at the center of several big social issues. He acknowledged that...
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New World of Smart Fashion

Featured DIVO Token provides access to a wide range of blockchain-based services adjusted to real business needs of the global fashion industry worth USD 2.7 trill. DIVO Smart Contracts One of the central business challenges in the fashion industry today is the long chain of middleman and lack of transparency. This leads to mutual distrust...
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Crypto Investment Tools and Products That Are Gaining Acceptance by Regulators

Recent events have proven that the crypto industry is maturing. The digital market has been rocked by a myriad of scams in the past. According to Ciphertrace, a cryptocurrency intelligence firm, crypto scams and theft could amount to $4.3 billion in 2019. Despite these scams and thefts, the crypto industry is maturing due to a...
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Cybersecurity Firm Releases WannaCryFake Bitcoin Ransomware Fix

Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has released a solution for Bitcoin (BTC)-demanding ransomware WannaCryFake. Pay Bitcoin in return for your data In a Sept. 25 blog post, Emsisoft announced that they are releasing a new free fix for the WannaCryFake ransomware bug. The WannaCryFake is the next version of the WannaCry worm, a type of malicious software...
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Iota: False rumors prompt school threat investigation, police chief blames cell phones on campus

Posted: Sep 25, 2019 / 01:27 PM CDT/ Updated: Sep 25, 2019 / 01:33 PM CDT IOTA, La. (KLFY)- Rumors about guns on campus resulted in an investigation at Iota High School. On Tuesday, officers were called to the school in reference to a student who reportedly received a death threat the night before, Iota...
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Litecoin (LTC) Slumps Over 60% from This Year’s High

The rally in the cryptocurrency space over the course of the first six months of the year was nothing short of staggering and although Litecoin did not gain as much as many thought it would, it did not drop alarmingly either. That being said, LTC has dropped in value dramatically from its highs this year....
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Bitcoin Hash Rate Recovers as Analysts Target $7,200

Unfortunately for Bitcoin’s bulls, the cryptocurrency has been unable to post any sharp bounce after posting massive losses yesterday, which signals that buyers are currently sitting on the sidelines and that further losses may be necessary before buyers step in and propel BTC higher.Bitcoin’s latest dip closely followed a massive drop experienced by the cryptocurrency’s...
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ShapeShift Finally Gets rid of its Account Requirement

It has been a while since the ShapeShift trading service made positive headlines. Despite providing a valuable service, many people took exception to the company enforcing KYC and AML requirements. That decision will be reversed in the near future. It is good to see the company take a positive decision, as the crypto industry direly...
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Litecoin’s Charlie Lee says Ripple has used the ‘fake it until you make it’ strategy

The price of XRP plummeted by 11.23% in the last 24 hours further pushing the price of the coin to a yearly low of $0.2389. With a market cap of $10.27 billion, XRP stands third on CoinMarketCap’s list with a trading volume of only $2.32 billion. Several prominent people from the crypto community have highlighted...
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Smartmo Brings Blockchain To Swiss Bicyclists

This week, a company called smartmo launched a blockchain and IoT-powered bicycle parking solution. Commuters at the main railway station in Lucerne, Switzerland can now lock up their bikes using a smartmo smartlock parking station, with the payment and lock itself secured on the blockchain. How Does smartmo Work? Unlike many blockchain-based applications, users of...
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Disappointing Binance US and Bakkt Launches Have Something in Common

Binance U.S. launched yesterday, Sept. 24. To celebrate the highly anticipated event in the crypto community, Binance offered some freebies and discounts such as zero fees until Nov. 1 and free Binance hoodies. Also, BNB fee discounts, as well as commission-based referrals, will kick-in on Nov. 1 after the zero trading fee campaign concludes. Binance...
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Young Russian Entrepreneurs Serenading Elon Musk in an Invitation

The forum “Case for Small” is organized by the administration of the Krasnodar Territory and is scheduled for October 18-19. So, Russian entrepreneurs have decided that Elon Musk should definitely join them. Billboards are usually used as an ad, announcement for different happenings, commercial for stores, etc. Rarely, they can be used as messaging boards...
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DeFi Saver Freezes as Ethereum (ETH) Price Drops

DeFi Saver, a project aiming to be a one-stop-shop for decentralized finance, has failed to honor some of its processes due to problems with the Ethereum network. The network, still congested by a lottery game smart contract that hogs 59% of all gas, was too congested to allow the transactions for the smart contracts of...
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Ex-Fed Official: Ending US Dollar Dominance for Crypto Makes No Sense

Ex-United States Federal Reserve official Simon Potter stated that the plan to end the U.S. dollar’s dominance by replacing it with a digital currency makes no sense. Central banks unlikely to coordinate around virtual currency Last month, Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney suggested ending the U.S. dollar’s dominance by replacing it with...
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Price Analysis 25/09: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, LEO

Is this fall a buying opportunity or can cryptocurrencies fall further? Let’s consult the charts
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Fold Launches New App to Provide Sats Back for Fiat Purchases

Fold, a company dedicated to adding accessibility and mainstream adoption of the Lightning Network, has announced that it is launching a new app following a wave of successful fundraising and new partnerships. Fold’s new app allows users to spend fiat via a credit debit card and earn bitcoin back on purchases with select retailers. Will...
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Bitcoin to go under the hammer as cryptocurrencies worth £500,000 put up for auction

There is a good news for prospective crypto-lovers and hobbyists. No, Bitcoin hasn’t suddenly scaled $20K. Instead, U.K-based Wilson Auctions is going to carry out the first ever bidding for Bitcoin [BTC]. The auction will be carried out for £500,000 worth of seized cryptocurrencies, gathered from illegal activities by law enforcement agencies. The cryptocurrencies in...
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Thomas Lee: Bitcoin Price Cannot ‘Blast Off’ Without Record S&P 500

As the bitcoin price languishes at $8,300, down more than 12% on the day, Fundstrat Co-Founder Thomas Lee has an unfortunate truth for crypto bulls. Lee does not believe bitcoin is a safe haven; in fact, quite the opposite as he forecasts that the S&P 500 will need to hit fresh highs this year before...
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Bitcoin Price $8K Bounce Now Aligns Perfectly With Stock-to-Flow Chart

Bitcoin (BTC) escaped a fresh dip to $7,500 on Sept. 25, avoiding the worst scenario analysts had warned about before its major crash. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin circles $8.3K halving prediction Data from Coin360 showed the largest cryptocurrency paring some losses between $8,000 and $8,500 on Wednesday.  Previously, BTC/USD had bottomed out...
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Is Wall Street Getting Bored? Bitcoin And The VIX Fix

With radical price swings, market manipulation, and high profile hacks, bitcoin has never lacked excitement, but that started to change this summer. Prior to yesterday’s sharp drop, the OG crypto had been holding steady around $10,000 for over a month. Those steady prices could have put markets to sleep. The decline in interest can be...
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XRP Breaks Below Bear Market Bottom, Will The Rest of Crypto Follow?

Yesterday, the leading crypto asset by market cap, Bitcoin, broke down from its multi-month trading range, crashing over 15% and dragging already battered altcoins like XRP and Ethereum down further with it. The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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SEC Head Unsure of Classifying Libra Cryptocurrency as a Security

The Chariman of U.S. the Security and Exchange during his latest address to congress shed ambiguous light the regulatory concerns surrounding Facebook’s Libra. As described in a post from Reuters, Jay Clayton, head of the SEC, didn’t provide any detailed statements about whether Facebook’s Libra will be regulated as securities or not. However, he opened...
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Bitcoin became a medium of exchange without force unlike fiat money, claims Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht

“Bitcoin didn’t start out as money, it became money,” read a letter drafted by Ross Ulbricht, the infamous creator of  darknet website, Silk Road. Being one of the first to spread Bitcoin’s use and mass adoption, Ulbricht highlighted how Bitcoin, while having no prior value, became a medium of exchange without force. He further contrasted...
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MakerDAO service DeFi Saver CDP liquidation protection slips as ETH price crashes

DeFi Saver, a platform that provides its users with advanced control over Ethereum collateralized debt positions, suffered a delay in their automation system forcing a few monitored CDPs into liquidation. DeFi Saver CDP Automation Collateralized debt positions (CDPs) are smart contracts that run on the Ethereum network as one of the main components of the...
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Bithumb Announces Revamped Platform With New Fiat-to-Crypto Options

Seoul-based cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has launched an upgraded version of its global website. According to a company announcement, the South Korean exchange says it’s now out of beta as it launches a revamped exchange interface, which is accessible on both mobile and web platforms.  The release contains Bithumb’s commitment to ensuring a fair and transparent...
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Sure, the Bitcoin Price Flash Crashed, but Hash Rate Is Fine

Calm down, y’all. The Bitcoin hash rate isn’t plummeting, despite the headlines you may have read. In fact, it has already recovered — though that’s not even a completely accurate representation. On September 25, 2019, social media swirled with news that Bitcoin’s hash rate dropped a precipitous 30-40 percent. This was followed by bitcoin’s worst...
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Bitcoin Price Crash May Be Final Test Before Market Goes Full Bull

After trading in a triangle formation for the second half of 2019 thus far, Bitcoin price finally broke down in a violent plunge that eliminated as much as 15% from Bitcoin’s value.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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