October 19, 2019

OKEx says Bitcoin’s latest struggles shouldn’t worry investors

While Bitcoin’s drop below $8,000 caused a stir in the market, OKEx says the downfall will most likely be short-lived. The exchange said that despite the persisting pessimism, several signs showed the market is up for a rebound. Leading exchange says Bitcoin testing critical levels is nothing to worry about Despite overwhelmingly bullish predictions for...
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Antarctica’s Glaciers Still Disburse Nuclear Radioactive Material After 60 Years

Our planet’s geology can tell tales of what happened in the past. Rock formations confirm our planet looked very different thousands of years ago. The glaciers in Antarctica also tell their own tale. A new study confirms they still release radioactive material from nuclear weapons tests conducted in the 1950s. After nearly 60 years, that...
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Bitcoin is Up 83,000% Since Gold Topped in 2012: Bullion vs. BTC

If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter over the past 24 hours, you have likely noticed one Bitcoin-bashing tweet from Peter Schiff. The message, which can be seen below, shows the libertarian investor claiming that BTC’s price chart “looks horrible.”Related Reading: Happy 18 Millionth Bitcoin! BTC Scarcity Implies Large Price RallySchiff, in fact, remarked that the...
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New Research Shows That Bitcoin Mining Is Actually Green

After a major struggle to break above $8,000 for the past couple of days, the Bitcoin news updates show that Bitcoin reclaims support and BTC was once again able to find support within the upper $7,000 region which held strong and allowed BTC to move back up above $8,000.Analysts are now noting that the most...
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Stellar Advances Its Struggle For One More Day With A 4% Decline

A crypto trader named ‘NebraskanGooner’ reently published the list of cryptocurrencies that, in his opinion, are heading for bigger price gains. The crypto trader says that he is immediately bullish on Ripple‘s XRP token and that Stellar (XLM) will follow.You can check out his tweet below.https://twitter.com/nebraskangooner/status/1183566561451356160As the recent crypto news show, Ripple‘s XRP is in...
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Bitcoin Cash Roundup: Adoption Stories and New Developments

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption, development, and participation continue to spread as there’s been a myriad of BCH-related announcements in the last few weeks. Moreover, there’s now over 18 million bitcoin cash in circulation and only three million coins left to mine. Also read: Ethereum Name Service Adds Infrastructure for Multi-Currency Support Bitcoin Cash Adoption and...
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XRP to ascend with descending broadening wedge pattern

XRP crossed a major barrier this week by breaching $30-key level but fell shortly after. After a surge of 2.05% over the past 24-hours, XRP rose to a valuation of $0.29, at press time. Lately, XRP’s price has been following an uptrend and as bears continued to dominate the market, a potential bullish breakout could...
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Model That Predicted Bitcoin Price Drop to $8,000: Bears Are Done

The Bitcoin (BTC) bear trend that brought the cryptocurrency from $14,000 to $7,700 is over… according to a price model anyway.In early-August, a cryptocurrency investment boutique unveiled a price prediction model that used Facebook’s Prophet machine learning software in Python. BurgerCrypto, as the upstart is called, revealed in their model that they expect Bitcoin to...
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Gold Bull Claims Bitcoin is Positioned for a Dip Towards $2,000

Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading within a tight trading range around $8,000 for the past week and has failed to incur any significant momentum in either direction that illuminates its near-term trend.One prominent Gold bull and an outspoken Bitcoin critical is now noting that multiple technical formations point to the possibility that the cryptocurrency is...
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SEC FWRO Director: Office is investigating several cryptocurrency frauds

The U.S Securities Exchange Commission [SEC] not only acts as a bridge between Bitcoin space and an ETF but also for the crypto-space and tokens that are classified as securities. However, one of the most prominent roles the commission plays is being the guardian of investors, ensuring that all the necessary measures are taken in...
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Bitcoin Analyst: Trends in GBTC Premium Offer Limited Predictive Value

After reaching new depths below the 8k level near the end of September, market valuations in BTC/USD have been largely trendless.  Over the last month, bitcoin has been caught in a narrowing price range that has made it difficult for quantitative traders to plot the next trend direction for the crypto pair.  Can price correlations...
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Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity Expands Bitcoin Ops, Ripple’s XRP Sales Fall, Grayscale Sees Growing Altcoin Demand

Another week, another of Crypto Tidbits. Over the past week, Bitcoin hasn’t done too hot, sliding under $8,000 for the umpteenth time in a few months. A majority of altcoins — save for XRP, Dogecoin, Binance Coin, and a few others — have followed BTC lower, posting 3% to 6% losses.Despite the growing potential for an...
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Electroneum (ETN) Is Targeting Turkey With A New Initiative

Electroneum (ETN) is an altcoin ranking at the 97th position in the coin market charts. As the altcoin news today show, the project managed to target the crypto-hungry country of Turkey. Aside from barely a crypto project, Electroneum has a lot to prove. The startup has been known as one that enables users to “mine”...
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Everything you Need to Know About the Recent Qtum Hard Fork

Even the lesser-known cryptocurrencies tend to undergo radical development changes. Qtum is one interesting example, as the network has entered its second phase earlier this week. Similar to most currencies, this project underwent a hard fork in its own right. Some crucial changes have been introduced which need to be highlighted.  More Blocks and Staking...
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Ethereum has become the most correlated crypto-asset

On October 19, Binance released a new episode of their podcast regarding correlations between crypto-assets during the third quarter of 2019. In the short podcast or ‘minipod’, Brian from Binance Trading ran through the analysis conducted by the exchange’s research team. While Bitcoin dropped by 30% this quarter, altcoins with large market capitalizations also dropped by...
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Synthetix: The Ethereum DeFi Project That Is Viral This Week

The Ethereum community welcomes a new prospective project – named the Synthetix (SNX) project – which comes along with a token and an impressive technology behind it. If you haven’t heard about this project in the ETH news, you are not alone. It all started going viral when the popular Silicon Valley venture capital firm...
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How Brexit Might Affect Bitcoin And The Crypto-Climate

If you are among the people asking yourself “how Brexit will affect the fate of Bitcoin?” you are not the only one. With the latest Bitcoin news showing that a slight recovery for the most dominant cryptocurrency is underway, there is still a lot of scrutiny regarding BTC as a network and cryptocurrency – especially...
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TRON CEO Says He Is “Not Buying Anything” Amid Rumors

The cryptocurrency news today show that there are a lot of rumors surrounding the Tron CEO for the apparent acquisition of Poloniex which was a viral topic yesterday. The man behind the Tron (TRX) cryptocurrency and founder of Tron has possibly refuted the recent reports that suggested he is leading an investment group behind the...
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Bitcoin Reclaims Support At $8k, Analysts Eye Further Gains

After a major struggle to break above $8,000 for the past couple of days, the Bitcoin news updates show that Bitcoin reclaims support and BTC was once again able to find support within the upper $7,000 region which held strong and allowed BTC to move back up above $8,000. Analysts are now noting that the...
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The 18 Millionth Bitcoin (BTC) Was Mined Today

Today is a big day – at least for the Bitcoin news now – which are showing that the 18 millionth Bitcoin (BTC) was mined 12 hours ago. The first information was revealed by Statoshi.Info which is a recent block that brought the 18 millionth BTC into existence and left only 3 million BTC remaining...
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Litecoin looks to gain movement with potential inverted bart formation

Litecoin was pegged to boom this year, given the historical block reward halving which took place on August 4th; but in contrast, the silver altcoin failed to see its price climb. Soon after, the altcoin saw the formation of death cross on 30th August which is considered highly bearish as it indicated the potential for...
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Bitcoin Reclaims Support Level as Analysts Eye Further Gains

After struggling to break above $8,000 for the past several days, Bitcoin was once again able to find some support within the upper-$7,000 region that held strong and allowed BTC to move back up above $8,000.Analysts are now noting that the cryptocurrency may climb higher in the near-term but are also noting that a resistance...
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HTC Blockchain Phone Can Run A Full Bitcoin Node

The famous Taiwanese electronics manufacturer HTC has recently launched the HTC blockchain phone named the Exodus 1, which allows users to support the Bitcoin network. The manufacturer unveiled the device on Saturday at the lighting Conference in Berlin, where the company claimed the new product and said that it is the first smartphone to be...
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Craig Wright: “Either I Am Satoshi Nakamoto Or He Plagiarized Me”

The Australian computer scientist and tech entrepreneur who stands behind the Bitcoin SV (BSV) cryptocurrency, Craig Wright, is now in the crypto news for asserting that Satoshi Nakamoto – the author and founder of Bitcoin (BTC) and its white paper – plagiarized him. Speaking at the CC London Investment in Blockchain and AI Forum 2019,...
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Telegram’s token sale hearing postponed to 2020

After the SEC filed a request to the federal court on October 18, asking them to reject the proposal from Telegram to deny their injunction, the federal court of the southern district of New York has postponed the hearing between the two parties to February next year. The hearing, originally scheduled for October 24, 2019,...
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Bitcoin theft carried out for 3 years via malware-infected Tor Browser

A malware-laden unofficial version of Tor Browser was being used by hackers to spy on Bitcoin users and steal their crypto. This compromised version of the privacy-focused Tor Browser was loaded with malicious tools which helped criminals to steal small amounts of Bitcoin since 2017 when the victims tried to pay on darknet websites. IT security...
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85.72% Bitcoins mined; only 3 million BTCs left to mine

Bitcoin marked a major milestone earlier on October 19, 2019, with the king coin officially crossing the $18 million mark in terms of circulating supply, leaving around only $3 million left to be mined. With the next halving fast approaching, there will be a further cut in the block reward. Due to this, it would...
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Global U.S. Dollar Shortage to Benefit Bitcoin, Says Crypto Twitter’s Biggest Bull

Many have been bearish on bitcoin after the dominant cryptocurrency breached support of $9,000 in September. The month-long consolidation around $8,000 is not helping either. It is only giving bitcoin haters more reason to scream their bearish outlook. Peter Schiff forecasting bitcoin to plummet to $2,000. | Source: Twitter Bitcoin’s technicals may not be pretty...
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DeFi Rise Continues As Babel Finance Grows By 7500% In A Year

Bitcoin trading volume may be posting lows across the board, but back in DeFi Babylon things are not so gloomy. Babel Finance reported a tremendous growth rate ever since the investment by NGC Ventures, a Venture Capital fund loosely associated with NEO. In the twelve months since the capital injection, Babel Finance has increased loan volume...
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Bitcoin (BTC) Mining is Actually Green

Bitcoin (BTC) mining uses up as much electricity as Austria in a year, at 73.12 TW/h, shows data collected by Digicomist.com. This exorbitant energy use is viewed as one of the strongest arguments that mining is an activity extremely damaging to the environment. But is that entirely true?  Bitcoin Mining Achieves Synergy with Hydroelectric Stations...
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