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Police Reveal Details about Coincheck Hack Suspects + More News
11 months ago

Police Reveal Details about Coincheck Hack Suspects + More News

The police in Tokyo have released further details about the two men it arrested yesterday in connection with the January 2018 hack of the Coincheck crypto exchange. Per Jiji and NHK, the police investigation that led up to the arrest saw of...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Meltdown; CEO Says Nothing to See Here
11 months ago

Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Meltdown; CEO Says Nothing to See Here

As traders rush to dump their positions, exchanges are feeling the strain. Reports of downtime at Binance & Bittrex are starting to come in.

In Defense of Blockchain Voting
11 months ago

In Defense of Blockchain Voting

Allowing everyone to see if they've voted is a good way to see an election has gone as it should, says Intercoin's Greg Magarshak.

Down 26%: Bitcoin Sees Worst Sell-Off in 7 Years as Coronavirus Spurs Flight to Safety
11 months ago

Down 26%: Bitcoin Sees Worst Sell-Off in 7 Years as Coronavirus Spurs Flight to Safety

Bitcoin suffered its biggest drop in seven years, as fears over the spreading coronavirus triggered a new wave of selling in everything from stocks and junk bonds to cryptocurrencies. Report by @liqquidity

This Bitcoin (BTC) Indicator Prints Eerily Accurate Forecasts – Here’s Where It Says Leading Crypto Will Go Next
11 months ago

This Bitcoin (BTC) Indicator Prints Eerily Accurate Forecasts – Here’s Where It Says Leading Crypto Will Go Next

A new Bitcoin (BTC) valuation model is offering a unique way for traders to forecast the future price of the leading cryptocurrency.

Don’t Panic: This Previously Impervious Support Could Save Bitcoin
11 months ago

Don’t Panic: This Previously Impervious Support Could Save Bitcoin

Extreme panic over the coronavirus officially reaching pandemic status and the impact it may have on the economy caused Bitcoin to collapse this morning,

Bitcoin News Roundup for March 12, 2020
11 months ago

Bitcoin News Roundup for March 12, 2020

Coronavirus is changing fintech as we know it while Magic Leap crashes. This is CoinDesk's Markets Daily Podcast.

Schiff Bashes Bitcoin as It Falls 30% but Ignores Gold Lost $215bn Too
11 months ago

Schiff Bashes Bitcoin as It Falls 30% but Ignores Gold Lost $215bn Too

Bitcoin fell about 30 percent in just 30 minutes this Thursday. Gold plunged nearly 3.65 percent at the same time. Which asset lost more? Of course, Gold.

Pre-crash Data: Number of Addresses with 1 Bitcoin Hit All-Time High
11 months ago

Pre-crash Data: Number of Addresses with 1 Bitcoin Hit All-Time High

The Cryptoverse had welcomed another all-time high - that of, let's call them, wholecoinddresses (addresses with at least 1 bitcoin). The number of investors holding 1 Bitcoin (BTC) or more, known as wholecoiners, seems to be on the rise r...

Cardano (ADA) Update : Byron, Shelley, Hydra releases almost ready to be deployed
11 months ago

Cardano (ADA) Update : Byron, Shelley, Hydra releases almost ready to be deployed

Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK, assured the community that all Cardano (ADA) releases are going according to plan and everything is moving forward at a rapid pace. Hoskinson’s latest update came as IOHK celebrated its 5th birthday and...

Ethereum Bull Shot Down Over Dubious DeFi/COVID-19 Spin
11 months ago

Ethereum Bull Shot Down Over Dubious DeFi/COVID-19 Spin

Ethereum proponent and cryptocurrency investor Ryan Sean Adams believes that a recession would actually make cryptocurrency more popular.

Chase Bank Settles on Credit Card Crypto Transactions Class Suit
11 months ago

Chase Bank Settles on Credit Card Crypto Transactions Class Suit

US-based Chase Bank has settled an agreement with a class of customers who claim the bank billed their credit card cryptocurrency transactions by classifying them as expensive cash advances without prior warning.

UK Financial Regulator: Watch Out for Coronavirus Crypto Scams
11 months ago

UK Financial Regulator: Watch Out for Coronavirus Crypto Scams

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority is asking investors to watch out for coronavirus-related crypto scams.

Cryptopia Liquidators Face New Hurdle Estimating Crypto Holdings
11 months ago

Cryptopia Liquidators Face New Hurdle Estimating Crypto Holdings

Cryptopia liquidators make a submission to the New Zealand court to waive the reconciliation process and speed up returning user funds.

Chase Bank Settles Suit Over ‘Sky-High’ Credit Card Charges for Crypto Purchases
11 months ago

Chase Bank Settles Suit Over ‘Sky-High’ Credit Card Charges for Crypto Purchases

The bank had allegedly charged the plaintiff over $160 in fees and interest for regularly purchasing cryptocurrencies.

Xi Praises Blockchain Again, Says it Can Be Used to Fight ‘Fake News’
11 months ago

Xi Praises Blockchain Again, Says it Can Be Used to Fight ‘Fake News’

Chinese President Xi Jinping has voiced fresh support for blockchain technology, praising its ability to aid efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus epidemic that has infected almost 81,000 Middle Kingdom citizens.

Bitcoin Tackles $6K After 20% Crash as Stocks Rival 1987 Apocalypse
11 months ago

Bitcoin Tackles $6K After 20% Crash as Stocks Rival 1987 Apocalypse

The aftermath of Bitcoinâ??s worst hourly performance in history continues to weigh on exhausted traders as Wall Street plummets again.

Crypto-keen Japanese Securities Giant Joins STO Association
11 months ago

Crypto-keen Japanese Securities Giant Joins STO Association

The Japanese cryptocurrency scene could be about to welcome another major player to the fray â?? after securities and brokerage firm Tokai Tokyo became the latest member of an increasingly high-profile and powerful-looking security token...

Bitcoin’s Crash Triggers Over $700M in Liquidations on BitMEX
11 months ago

Bitcoin’s Crash Triggers Over $700M in Liquidations on BitMEX

Bitcoin’s flash crash on Thursday triggered the most long-short liquidations on crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX in 16 months.

Bitcoin Dominance Rate Might Have Put the Nail in Coffin for Altcoins
11 months ago

Bitcoin Dominance Rate Might Have Put the Nail in Coffin for Altcoins

If the Bitcoin dominance rate continues to increase, which seems likely, it will confirm that the period of altcoin growth has ended.

Ether Suffers Record-Setting 33% Drop Amid Global Market Turmoil
11 months ago

Ether Suffers Record-Setting 33% Drop Amid Global Market Turmoil

Ether fell from $197 to $132 in early morning trading Thursday.

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