Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s Satoshi Reveal Part 2: Lost Private Key, the CIA, & the Godfather

In part two of his ‘Satoshi reveal’, self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Bilal Khalid unveils where all his bitcoins are and much, much more. | Source: (i) Satoshinrh.com (ii) Shutterstock; Edited by CCN By CCN Markets: The second part of the Satoshi reveal by the (new) self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin proved to be even more outrageous than the...
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Terrorist Group Turns to Bitcoin for Funding

Based on a recent report, Hamas, a Palestinian militant group has now been declared a terrorist organization by the Western Government. Due to this declaration, the group is not able to make use of any of the resources provide by the native financial system, as it is now red flaged. Therefore, the group’s military department...
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Bitcoin Reaches “Do-Or-Die” Level After Overnight Pump

After posting a strong recovery from its recent lows of $9,500, Bitcoin (BTC) has been able to further extend its upwards momentum and is now nearing the next key price hurdle that could determine which direction it trends in the near-term.Bitcoin’s surge from its weekly lows of $9,500 signals that buyers are currently in control...
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Fire Every One of These Traitorous CEOs Who Blew Off Shareholders

Almost 200 CEOs have signed a statement to redefine a corporation’s purpose. Is it just PR, or are they undermining their fiduciary duty? | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: A group of 181 CEOs of publicly held companies trading in the stock market has proclaimed their intent to put the wealth-destroying values of anti-capitalists ahead...
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Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

A crypto nonprofit is petitioning for Israeli banks to disclose their policies on crypto-related funds
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Did Bitcoin’s Most Controversial Twitter Handle Just Change Hands?

The @Bitcoin Twitter handle appeared to switch allegiances when it deleted old pro-BCH posts, and redirected the Bitcoin whitepaper. But why? | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The long-running conflict between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters took another turn on Monday. The @Bitcoin Twitter handle, which previously showed support for the BCH community,...
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As US Expands Subprime Mortgage Program, Is a New Crisis Looming?

The Federal Housing Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has recently adopted new guidelines widening the scope of condo purchases eligible for lower down payment loans insured by the government. While that could lead to more members of certain social groups buying a first home, critics fear a new...
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New York Supreme Court Denies Bitfinex’s Lack-of-Jurisdiction Claim

Bitfinex and Tether must continue turning documents about an alleged $850 million cover up over to the New York Attorney General (NYAG), a judge ruled Monday. New York Supreme Court Judge Joel M. Cohen ruled that the crypto exchange and stablecoin issuer would have to have to continue turning over documents about a loan the...
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Philippines Increasingly Crypto Friendly

There are many reasons why the Philippines is becoming increasingly crypto-friendly. Not only has its central bank registered more crypto exchanges recently, but the Securities and Exchange Commission has also been actively finalizing crypto guidelines. The country has an active crypto community, and one of its largest banks has engaged in multiple crypto projects. Also...
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Blockchain security firm Quantstamp open sources its bounty protocol

Quantstamp, a blockchain security company developing automated security tools such as the Quantstamp Security Network, has announced it is open-sourcing the code for its bounty protocol. A bounty protocol is a marketplace for developers to identify bugs in smart contracts that automation cannot detect. The bounty protocol has the potential to leverage software engineering talent...
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This S&P 500 Stock Rocketed 13% Higher Because of Strong Consumer

S&P 500 stock Estee Lauder is pricey, but there may be another way for investors to play retail and capitalize on strong consumers. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The S&P 500 is comprised of nearly a dozen sectors, all of which traded in the green today. Leading the charge is skincare stock Estee Lauder,...
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Bitcoin Dominance In Danger of Drop, Alt Season Finally Here?

Since April of this year when Bitcoin first spiked over $1,000 in a matter of minutes, sending the first-ever crypto asset out of its bear market depths, Bitcoin dominance has soared, indicating that much of Bitcoin’s rally was fueled by altcoin-driven selling. The impact can be seen in both Bitcoin’s price outperforming most altcoins by...
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No Borders: Bitcoin Helps Flood Victims In Iran, Without Regard For Politics

For all the theoretical debates raging across the Twittersphere, it’s hard to find concrete evidence that cryptocurrencies are helping the poor and unbanked. Meanwhile, outside the notice of crypto pundits, an independent aid campaign is making practical use of cryptocurrencies to help flood victims in Iran, right now. [embedded content] Last week, IranRescueBit began its...
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BitMEX Blocks Services in Three Countries amid CFTC Probe

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX has discontinued offering services to the users of three countries. Fun fact: it has offices in those regions. BitMEX said in a statement issued today that it is limiting access to users residing in Seychelles, Hong Kong, and Bermuda. The Seychelles-based exchange stated that it decided to go ahead with its decision...
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Bitcoin threatens to break above $11,000 as consolidation continues

Bitcoin threatens to break above $11,000 once again after its recent drop to $9,500. Although BTC dominance appears overdue for a major correction, it still remains bullish from a technical perspective. The market sentiment around Bitcoin was stoked following Bakkt’s approval for physically-settled Bitcoin futures. As the first signs of the continuation of the bull...
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Price Analysis 19/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM

What are the key levels to watch that will confirm the start of a new uptrend in Bitcoin? Let’s consult the charts
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3 Reasons Why Bakkt’s September Launch Is Bullish for Bitcoin

Bakkt is a platform for institutional investors and anyone else to buy bitcoin through its legally compliant system. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been waiting for the launch of bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt. Recently, the crypto community rejoiced as the ICE-operated company announced the official launch date of Sept....
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Bitcoin Faketoshi Fails Again? Craig Wright ‘Exposed’ by Microsoft Office

Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright was exposed again this week – this time by Microsoft Office. The comedy of errors continues… | Source: YouTube (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright popped up to remind everyone of his existence this week. While yet another ‘Faketoshi’ showed up...
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Privacy Crypto Dev Attempts to Expose Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator

Anonymity and privacy are extremely important in the crypto industry. The original crypto that the entire industry is based on was created by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, and to this day no identifying details are truly known about the person who designed Bitcoin.The post appeared first on NewsBTC
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Can Crypto Change The Way We Microwork?

Microwork may be the most niche form of online labor there is: it doesn’t pay very much, but it does get quite a lot of work done by spreading tasks far and wide. Usually, this  involves transcribing media, data entry, filling out surveys, and viewing ads – or any other brief tasks. At first glance,...
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Facebook’s Libra Gets Support From ZenGo Wallet Already Before Launch

ZenGo crypto wallet has announced the support for Facebook’s Libra testnet which gives its users a first-hand experience of using Facebook’s native cryptocurrency. Facebook announced its native cryptocurrency Libra in June 2019 scheduled to launch next year in early 2020. However, apart from its native crypto wallet Calibra, Libra is already getting the support of...
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Japan’s E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Launches ‘Rakuten Wallet’ Crypto Exchange

Photo: PriceMinister / Flickr Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has completed registration of its cryptocurrency exchange Rakuten Wallet, which will go live next month, the company confirmed in a press release. Rakuten, which follows several major Japanese tech players in entering the crypto exchange market, renamed its product from Everybody’s Bitcoin earlier this month. The company...
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Win BCH with Bitcoin.com’s Cash Games Stars Leaderboard

There’s a new promotion happening for Bitcoin.com Cash Games, with new winners each week, and first place taking home $200 in bitcoin cash. It can be said that crypto and gaming are made for each other, thanks to low fees, easy access, and privacy. Now things just got even better, with the new Cash Games...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its latest blog post. Coinbase Holds Its Hands Up The Friday “post mortem” revealed that an error on Coinbase sign-up page saved customers’ information on Coinbase internal web server logs – in a clear text. So a...
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SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

“Could be 20 years from now or it could be tomorrow. Don’t hold your breath.” The ETF impasse continues after yet another delay.
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Another Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Fails to Sway Crypto Community

Another person has attempted to claim the title of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin. According to a blog post published on August 18, this new person aims to expose his “real-life identity” through a series of written memoirs. The final ‘reveal’ will allegedly give the public the true answers to the decade long mystery....
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Litecoin Price Slump Rewards Bold Traders With ‘Maximum Opportunity’

The Litecoin price crashed to ‘bedrock’ support against Bitcoin this month. One trader says it now offers ‘maximum financial opportunity.’ | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Litecoin’s recent halving was unfortunately met by intense selling against Bitcoin. The downward pressure was so intense that the crypto token plunged to a fresh 2019 low of 700,100...
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Ethereum Whiz Teases 100x Scaling, Says Crypto Is ‘Bigger Than Bitcoin’

Ethereum‘s Vitalik Buterin says improving blockchain scalability could slash costs “by over 100” for every crypto transaction. | Source: Abra/YouTube By CCN Markets: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says improving scalability could slash crypto transaction costs by a factor of “over 100.” That’s crucial, considering that blockchain has become so much “bigger than bitcoin.” Moreover, Buterin...
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Bitcoin Price Leaps As Bakkt And Coinbase Stimulate Institutional Appetite

Friday graced us with a positive fundamental trigger, with Bakkt finally being given the green light to launch Bitcoin derivatives trading on September 23. This follows almost an entire year of delays – and although the crypto market never lost interest in the upcoming platform for institutional investors, it was beginning to lose faith. The renewed...
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Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects Look Abroad Referencing a range of industry experts on August 18, local news outlet Business Korea noted the increasing tendency for Blockchain projects born in South Korea to seek out easier funding overseas.  Major international...
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