December 28, 2019

Craig Wright has Seemingly Lost his Private Keys

As the year almost comes to a close, everyone wants to get their message in. Even Craig Wright is making headlines, although not in the manner he had hoped for.  More specifically, it appears as if Craig Wright can’t prove he is Satoshi Nakamoto after all. A Problem for Craig Wright The private key associated...
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Why Analysts Believe Ethereum Is Poised to Fall 20% Against Bitcoin

Altcoins have once again started to fall off, with Ethereum and XRP both plunging amid Bitcoin’s latest bout of volatility. According to an analyst going by Mac, it may soon get worse for the altcoin class.He remarked in a recent tweet that he expects for both altcoins as a class and Ethereum to fall by...
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XRP, Bitcoin are the most bought coins on Coinbase

Looking back at 2019, altcoin XRP witnessed a major drop in its price throughout the year. Currently priced at $0.193, XRP is at its yearly low. Despite XRP’s price, the altcoin stands as the third-largest coin with a market cap of $8.39 billion. Additionally, Grayscale’s report also suggested that XRP had gained “momentum among both...
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Novogratz Lost The Confidence In Bitcoin, Predicts $12,000 Next

If you are a hodler who appreciates their earnings in crypto, it may be a time you decide to spend some money and shop with crypto at some of the most popular online destinations. The truth is, most of the traders out there don’t know where to turn and use their cryptocurrency to buy goods....
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Ripple Partners With Brazilian Institutions To Enhance Presence

The company that owns the third-largest crypto coin Ripple partners with multiple companies and financial institutions from Brazil. Months after the launching of its new operations in Brazil, it is anticipated Ripple to publicize a lot more partnerships with major financial institutions such as digital banks as we are reading further in the XRP news....
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Why Analysts Think Gold’s Christmas Rally to $1,500 Is Only the Beginning

Over the past few weeks, the price of gold has begun to pick up steam, surging by $35, some 2.5%, in the past three days. In the past four weeks, since the start of December, the asset has gained 4%.While this Santa Claus rally has already brought the price of the metal above $1,500, where...
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Bitcoin (BTC) Investments: 64% Return On Investment Since 2017

The major social video platform YouTube admits that there was an error with some of the cryptocurrency-related videos which were deleted by the giant this month. After several days of unilateral deletions and a lot of buzz in the Bitcoin and altcoin news, the video giant finally put an end to the non-communication and responded...
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Billionaire Investor Predicts Bitcoin Will Be Over $12k This Time in 2020

Ever since Bitcoin’s meteoric rise to highs of $20,000 in late-2017 and subsequent drop, analysts and prominent figures within the industry have all been offering price targets for where they expect BTC to surge to over a fixed time period.Although some of these predictions have been lofty and unrealistic, one billionaire cryptocurrency investor is now...
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New Bitcoin Tech Under Development By Coinbase Exchange

If you are a hodler who appreciates their earnings in crypto, it may be a time you decide to spend some money and shop with crypto at some of the most popular online destinations. The truth is, most of the traders out there don’t know where to turn and use their cryptocurrency to buy goods....
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UEFA, AlphaWallet to tokenize Euro 2020 tickets via Ethereum blockchain

Tokenization firm AlphaWallet partnered with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the upcoming European Football Championship, ‘Euro 2020′. Via Ethereum integration, Alphawallet plans to put around 20,000 tokens on the custom blockchain backing the tournament tickets. According to reports, Victor Zhang, CEO of AlphaWallet, stated, “If we can convert 50% of the digital...
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UN Secretary General: UN Needs To Embrace Blockchain Technology

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the United Nations has to embrace blockchain technology as we are reading further in the upcoming blockchain news. According to a Forbes report, the UN Secretary-General believes that the blockchain technology should be among the technologies that are used by the UN. He said: “For the United Nations...
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Ring Cameras Prone To Hack Attacks: BTC Ransom Demanded

The Ring cameras sold by Amazon seem to be extremely vulnerable as reports emerged that hackers demanded bitcoin ransom from users with vulnerable devices as we are reading further today in the Bitcoin news now. Bitcoin is continuously used as a means of extracting payments or blackmailing people in exchange for data. Ransomware attacks happen...
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Crypto Tidbits: Youtube’s Bitcoin Ban, Ethereum Co-Founder Sells Stash, China’s Digital Currency Nears

Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. The last week of December was quiet for the Bitcoin and broader digital asset market, with BTC gaining 2.6% over the past seven days, according to Coin360.com. Altcoins have posted similar slight gains, though assets like Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, and VeChain have managed to outperform, seeing approximately 10%...
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Tokyo Stablecoin To Be Used In 50% Of Transactions By 2025

The major social video platform YouTube admits that there was an error with some of the cryptocurrency-related videos which were deleted by the giant this month. After several days of unilateral deletions and a lot of buzz in the Bitcoin and altcoin news, the video giant finally put an end to the non-communication and responded...
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Authorities in Sichuan Go After Miners to Save Electricity in the Dry Season

Regional authorities in the province of Sichuan are reportedly pressuring bitcoin miners to scale down operations amid electricity shortages during the dry season in Southwest China. A meeting has been scheduled with regulators, the state run grid operator and mining companies. Two hydropower stations have been fined already for powering bitcoin farms without authorization. Also...
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China Tries to ban Bitcoin Trading Once Again

Companies in China have been wary of cryptocurrencies. That situation won’t necessarily change following some new guidelines coming out of Beijing.  It has been a while since some “China bans bitcoin” FUD made headlines. More Bitcoin Trading FUD From China For reasons unknown, such news tends to come around at least once a year. This...
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Bitcoin Ransom Demanded from Users of Ring Cameras

Reports emerged that hackers have demanded bitcoin as ransom from users of vulnerable cameras sold by Amazon and its subsidiary Ring.  Bitcoin is constantly being used as a means of extracting payment, blackmailing people, and demanding ransom in exchange for data. Ransomware attacks are ones, where hackers infect users’ devices, encrypt their files, and then...
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Could Ripple CEO’s Own 2020 Prediction Spell Trouble for XRP?

The CEO of fintech company Ripple is now offering a bold prediction for what the new year holds in store for the cryptocurrency markets, as he believes that the market-wide purge that was largely anticipated to occur in 2019 will actually take place in 2020.This market-wide “consolidation” trend that he anticipates to occur in the...
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XRP unlikely to cross $0.30 before March

A look at the price movement chart for XRP since its inception showed little price action over the last year. 2019 saw a yearly high of around $0.50, a dismal price-tag compared to 2018’s high of $3.31. It had breached under the $0.20 mark earlier this month and has had some trouble recovering from the...
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Breezecoin (BRZE) Continues to Gain Upward Trajectory Despite the Recent Bitcoin Slump

As 2019 comes to an end, the Breezecoin (BRZE) token defended its position despite the recent down-trend in the price of bitcoin and altcoin markets. The second half of the year was accompanied by a steady fall in the crypto market after BTC braced a year-high of over $13k. However, the reverse was the case...
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Bitcoin’s LN may require higher transaction fees for economic viability

Bitcoin‘s Lightning Network has received a lot of flak over the years, but a majority of its criticism is due to lack of clarity. Although the scaling solution recently received support from major exchange Bitfinex, the community remained skeptical about LN’s functionality and application. Recent research provided by a group of Hungarian researchers sheds more...
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This Key Trend Shows the Real Bitcoin Bottom May Be In

Bitcoin’s price has been stuck within a firm and unwavering trading range within the lower-$7,000 region over the past week, with each attempt to rally being quickly rejected by aggressive selling pressure that has led BTC to remain stuck around its current price levels.One analyst is now noting that a key trend Bitcoin has been...
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USDT-margined futures limits volatility risk to a certain degree: OKEx exec

The growth of digital assets’ derivatives market underlined one of the key developments in 2019. Institutional involvement soared significantly as the likes of Fidelity and ICE’s Bakkt announced their presence in the crypto industry and other exchanges such as Binance, also launched their own futures platform. A majority of the exchanges launched Bitcoin or Ethereum...
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Bitcoin P2P Trading Volume at ATH in Venezuela And Argentina

Interest in cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin, in Latin America is on the rise as popular bitcoin Peer-to-Peer trading platform LocalBitcoins has been recording tremendous surges in its weekly BTC trading volume in Venezuela and Argentina.  P2P Bitcoin Volume Spikes Data from CoinDance, a crypto statistics platform, reveals that there was a spike in trading activities on...
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Harsh Laws Make Bitcoin Holders Consider Renunciation or Dual Citizenship

As digital currencies become a mainstay in society, a great number of governments have enforced strict tax guidelines, severe money transmission rules, and tough regulations. Because of a few nation-states’ harsh rules against cryptos, there are individuals who plan to renounce their citizenship in order to become stateless. Some people will also attempt to get...
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Bitcoin sideways movement could breakout to $8500 in January

Since November 20, Bitcoin has been consolidating between the $7000 and $7500 levels, with intermittent pumps to $7800 and dips under $6500. Despite relatively poor performance over the last month, there is still hope for BTC as December leads us into the new year. Source: CoinStats Bitcoin 1-day chart Source: BTCUSD on TradingView Bitcoin’s daily...
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Bitcoin vs. ₿itcoin: Crypto Signs and Symbols

In theory, it should be easy to choose a cryptocurrency sign. Countless fiat currencies have popularized a single style — a letter with one or several strike-through bars, which should represent the stability of the currency.  It’s a design that has been used all around the world: signs for the euro, the pound, the yen,...
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The Most Lucrative Signal in Bitcoin History Just Flipped Buy

Bitcoin is the best performing investment of the last decade, bringing investors who bought the asset early unimaginable returns.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Peter Schiff Gets Clobbered With Facts After Spewing Hate on Bitcoin

Peter Schiff found another reason to take a shot at bitcoin. However, there’s no denying that it’s the best-performing 2019 asset. | Credit: Lucas Jackson / Reuters Peter Schiff found another reason to take a shot at bitcoin. Bitcoin supporters took the gold bug’s latest criticism with a pinch of humor. There’s no denying the...
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XRP’s 2019 Report – Price stagnates despite 88% reduction in escrow release

As the year comes close to an end, it is the time for retrospection and reflection: the same holds for XRP, which holds its position as the third-largest cryptocurrency. XRP has managed to retain its community despite its shaky track record when it comes to price performance. This article takes a look back at XRP...
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