Bitcoin

Is There a Correlation Between Bitcoin Active Addresses and The Price?

Most people enter the cryptocurrency market with the sole purpose of making profits by investing, trading, or hodling. This is quite understandable, and for them, prices are the most crucial factor. Furthermore, they can get into real in-depth details to notice some positive or negative changes in the last day, week, month, or even a...
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Crypto Fundraising Is Changing Again in 2020

Funding is a prerequisite for any new crypto project, but with IEOs likely to play a reduced role in 2020, where will the all-important capital come from? While minted entities like Ripple, Tezos, and Tron certainly have the means to plow tens of millions into their chosen ventures, they can’t be expected to finance an...
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Cardano to be most predominant force by 2020-end: Charles Hoskinson

The Cardano ecosystem has long been touted as one of the most innovative blockchain networks in the industry. The CEO of IOHK, the company behind Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, hopes that ADA will be the most predominant force in the cryptocurrency space by the end of 2020 and expects it to become a true social operating...
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Bitcoin’s single biggest vulnerability is financial privacy: Matt Odell

Bitcoin wallets and their safety have been one of the primary concerns lately in the crypto-community, in light of the fact that crypto-wallets contain information on the secure private key that is used to access Bitcoin addresses and carry out transactions. With the increasing number of cyber-attacks and online thefts in recent times, tensions over...
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3 Reasons why Bitcoin Market could be Worth $1 Trillion this Year

Bitcoin price predictions are always a point of contention. They have ranged from mind-blowing seven-figure surges to more sedate extrapolations of current market conditions. One industry executive thinks it is quite plausible for BTC to be $50k by the end of 2020 and here’s why. Speaking to Bloomberg, Nexo founder Antoni Trenchev said that company...
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Bitcoin Cash’s adoption metrics for Australia accused of being fabricated

Over the course of 2019, Bitcoin Cash had registered impressive adoption metrics in Australia. As reported previously, Roger Ver’s BCH was advancing its retail trade and outperforming the likes of even Bitcoin, ETH, and Litecoin by a huge margin in the land down under. According to the presented data, BCH had registered sales of $36,430...
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Bitcoin as a reserve currency may only follow an economic collapse

It was no surprise that Bitcoin was birthed in the aftermath of the collapse of the traditional financial market. Corruption in banks and governments positioned the cryptocurrency, untethered from both realms, to make its mark on public minds and thereby become a beacon for financial freedom. More than a decade later, Bitcoin is seen more...
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From Bitcoin To Other Altcoins: How Are They Actually Used In Today’s World?

Bitcoin and the alternative coins receive different acceptance from people: from a speculative tool for trading to an investment option, digital gold, etc. Yet, most of them have another, more meaningful purpose that is somehow neglected by the masses when they see only their coins’ prices. While most people are aware of the top digital...
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Bitcoin for Charity: BTC Donations are on for Australian Bush Fires

A Bitcoin donation address has been opened to supply aid for the Australian bushfires raging this dry season. The BTC address offers a borderless way to make contributions for relief immediately. Bitcoin Address Reveals Ongoing Donation Activity The #AustraliaBurning hashtag spread to the crypto community, with a Bitcoin donation address being open for contributions. At...
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Monero’s Salazar: People underestimate information leaks when spending Bitcoin

When it comes to privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies in the market, Monero has always been the coin that stands out the most. The cryptocurrency, that recently saw a successful algorithm shift from Cryptonight R to RandomX, was the main subject discussed by Diego Salazar, in an interview with AMBCrypto. Salazar stated that the fungible cryptocurrency represented “trustless...
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Grassroots Bitcoin Cash House Movement Expands to Ghana

With one Bitcoin Cash House now established in Venezuela, the grassroots movement is independently spreading to other locations. Read.cash user ‘Koush’ has announced that the new BCH House Ghana has secured and paid for its location and will launch sometime this month. The independent movement to establish informational centers for those interested in peer-to-peer electronic...
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Bitcoin Successfully Overcome 5 “Bubbles” in the Past Decade

The previous decade has been interesting from a financial point of view. Primarily the evolution of bitcoin is worth taking into account. This remains one of the most modern forms of money to be introduced in the past 10 years.  The Bumpy Bitcoin Ride Continues It has to be said that bitcoin’s evolution has not...
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Bitcoin can reach $50,000 if it mirrors 8-10% of Gold’s market cap

Bitcoin has been extremely resistant to major price movements over the past month, with the world’s largest digital asset reaching a consolidation phase between $6800 and $7500. However, that particular narrative may soon change according to Antoni Trenchev, Head of Bitcoin lending platform, Nexo.io. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Trenchev lauded BTC‘s immense growth...
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Bitcoin’s volume revisits April 2019 lows as liquidation spurts

The start of the new decade was a fresh start for Bitcoin too as the coin noted a sudden surge on 3 January, pushing its price above $7,200. According to recent research by Arcane, it was found that the market sentiment had stabilized. The Fear and Greed Index was found to be holding stable over...
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Bitcoin’s 9.5 years of existence probably equal to 50.8 years of stock trading

The cryptocurrency market is often discredited for its shorter period of existence. When compared to traditional markets, Bitcoin’s market has had only 10 years of active trading, which is why people tend to constantly overlook its sustainability in the longer run. This popular opinion was recently called into question after Sean Nance, a Bitcoin trader,...
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Bitcoin, Ethereum Futures record stronger volumes than spot on Binance

2019 has been crucial to the emergence of the crypto-derivatives market. Many industry experts believe that this sector would soon replicate “positive figures exhibited by the traditional market” as crypto-derivatives become more and more popular with institutional traders and investors continue to jump into the bandwagon. For a long time, the derivatives space was dominated...
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Bitcoin Price Bounce Has Nothing to Do With Iran Situation

Tensions between the United States and Iran have been cited for bitcoin’s rapid advance Friday, but a closer look at the evidence reveals another factor in play. | Image: shutterstock.com The bitcoin price surged $538 (+7.8%) on Coinbase overnight and into the morning, pulling back at noon Friday morning. Commentators were quick to link the...
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What will happen to cryptocurrency in the 2020s

Yesterday I recapped the last decade in crypto. Today, let’s look ahead to the future and what I think will happen in the 2020s. Of course, no one can predict the future with much accuracy, but one way to predict it more accurately is to invent it! In short, I think over the next decade...
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Happy Birthday Bitcoin! Here’s a Look at Bitcoin’s 11th Year by the Numbers

On January 3, 2009, the pseudonymous developer(s) Satoshi Nakamoto bootstrapped the Bitcoin network by mining its first ever block, block 0. The Genesis Block, as it has become known, came etched with a message that would invariably position Bitcoin as an alternative monetary system to rival the realm of central banking: “Chancellor on brink of...
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Bitcoin records trading dominance of over 40% on Binance

Bitcoin began its year on a negative note. Its price fell below $7,200 on the second day of the year. The much-awaited Santa Claus rally didn’t materialize for the world’s largest cryptocurrency as the optimism fueled by the holiday spirit did not really catch up with the coin’s price. However, soon, the price did rebound....
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Narratives Arise After Bitcoin’s Surge, But Here’s the Real Reason Behind the Move

After hovering below its previous support at $7,000 for several hours yesterday, Bitcoin’s bulls were able to generate significant momentum that has allowed BTC to reclaim its position within the $7,000 region, and it appears that this upwards momentum is growing.This move coincided closely with news regarding a US airstrike on a top Iranian military...
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Proof of Keys Day Returns on Bitcoin’s 11th Birthday

Last year’s inaugural Proof of Keys day didn’t see massive amounts of bitcoin withdrawn judging by onchain data – but it did serve to educate a community. Trace Mayer’s call to arms also put exchanges on notice, with some disabling withdrawals, citing unscheduled maintenance. Here’s what the crypto community has to say about today’s event,...
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Bitcoin longs worth $38 million liquidated on BitMEX

Bitcoin‘s price spiked on 3 January by 7.08%, with its price jumping from $6,853.53 to $7,339.08. The rising price of the digital asset strangely coincided with reports of an airstrike at Baghdad’s airport, one that killed the Head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force, General Qasem Soleimani. The President of the United States,...
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Bitcoin Opens 2020 Volatile As Usual: Weekly Crypto Market Update

It’s safe to say that the beginning of 2020 is everything one might have expected it to be on the cryptocurrency market: volatile. Just a few days after the New Year’s bell rang, Bitcoin went on a rollercoaster, dropping down to a low of $6,850, only to recover hours later, gaining upwards of $500 in...
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Bitcoin volatility significantly dictated by BTC-ETH price in 2019

Bitcoin and Ethereum recorded a lucrative first half in 2019, with many in the crypto-community attributing the performance of the market to the performance of these cryptos. The second half of 2019 was far less exciting for the market, however, as both cryptos registered massive losses. In fact, Ethereum ended the year with a 2.09...
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Bitcoin Past Data Suggests March to July Could Be Bullish

Bitcoin is in an almost constant state of price discovery, but past data is starting to reveal certain patterns. In 2019, the period between March to July saw a significant upward fluctuation. Bitcoin Price Moves May Show Cyclical Rise and Fall This past record does not guarantee future results, but suggests a bullish move is...
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ECB Says Banks Should Find Better Alternatives to Libra

Commercial banks should work out their own transfer systems as an alternative to Facebook’s Libra, urged Jens Weidmann, President of Bundesbank and member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB). Euro Area Banks Should Not Rely on Facebook’s Libra Banks in the Euro area should explore tools for faster, cheaper transfers, but...
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Bitcoin’s pump, millions in liquidations; what is BTC’s destination now?

Bitcoin‘s pump on 3 January came as a surprise; the pump contributed to BTC shooting from $6,853 to $7,369 in a span of 8 hours. During times like these, there are bound to be many liquidations, many worth hundred-millions. At press time, the price was staring at the resistance that it failed to breach during...
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A Deep Dive Into Satoshi’s 11-Year Old Bitcoin Genesis Block

11 years ago today, Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network at approximately 18:15:05 UTC and the world hasn’t been the same since. The Bitcoin blockchain came to life on January 3, 2009, and so far, more than 600,000 blocks have been mined into existence. Nakamoto’s genesis block is special and the hardcoded block has a...
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Best Bitcoin Lending Sites and P2P Platforms

If you are looking to borrow or lend BTC, here are some of the best Bitcoin lending sites and P2P platforms that you can use for this particular financial service. What Is Bitcoin Lending? Bitcoin lending is similar to your regular bank loan, the difference being that you do not need to involve banks and...
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