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How to Create an Anonymous Digital Identity Using Cryptocurrency

October 3rd, 2019

If you could go back in time and do the internet all over again, what would you change? Would you think twice about joining Facebook, decline to upload those fancy dress photos from ‘09 and delete that rhetoric-laden blog post instead of hitting ‘Publish’? It’s too late to undo the mistakes of the past, but…

XBT Price Analysis: Bitcoin’s Rising Triangle Pattern Breakout Targets $9,200

October 3rd, 2019

Bitcoin stays above $8,000 after defending $8,200 support and adjusting above $8,300 The rising triangle pattern breakout could give way for gains above $9,000. Bitcoin is nurturing a short-term uptrend following the dive to $7,700. However, the recovery is hampered at $8,400. There was a minor break above $8,500 on Tuesday but it culminated in…

5 Educational Resources That Will Level up Your Cryptocurrency Knowledge

October 2nd, 2019

Crypto is a constant learning curve. Keeping pace with developments in bitcoin, blockchain, and the ever-evolving cryptocurrency ecosystem feels like a full-time job, and that’s just for experienced heads. For novices, it’s tough enough working out where to even start. While crypto wisdom accrues over time, there’s now an array of resources to jumpstart your…

Bank of Japan Eyes Lower Rates for Halloween as Negative Global Trend Continues

October 1st, 2019

In a recent rate review meeting of the Bank of Japan (BoJ), bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda and others on the nine-member board urged leaving all options on the table, where further cuts to the country’s negative interest rate are concerned. The talk of further stimulus reflects an ever-growing trend in the world economy to slash…

Bitcoin Bull Market on the Horizon as Price Breaks Above $8450

October 1st, 2019

Bitcoin [BTC] price rides with the bulls as it breaks above the resistance. The price of Bitcoin at 4: 15 hours UTC on 1st October 2019 is $8450. It is trading 5.85% on a daily scale. CME Bitcoin futures for the month of October is trading above $8500 with healthy volume growth. Price broke above the…

IRS Releases ‘Tax Cheat’ Info Raising Concerns About Crypto Theft

September 30th, 2019

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a new report and infographic on Thursday illustrating unpaid or underpaid taxes for the years 2011 – 2013. The numbers reflect estimates based on the last such findings, for the years 2008 – 2010. With commissioner Chuck Rettig citing the importance of voluntary compliance, and crypto’s popularity on…

Alt Season Won’t Come Before BTC Reaches New ATH Predicts Analyst

September 28th, 2019

A crypto analyst, going by the name of Crypto_Ed_Nel on Twitter has predicted that the altseason will arrive only if BTC hits a new all-time high.  Alt Season Depends On New BTC ATH Crypto analyst Crypto_Ed_Nl, founder of training & trading group Crypto-TA.nl, shared his opinion on the new BTC all-time high and the next…

Bitcoin Makes Recovery Above $8000 – Here’s Why Some Analysts are Bullish

September 28th, 2019

After a week of bearish moves, Bitcoin [BTC] price made a slight recovery on Friday. The rise attempted to break above the 200-Day Moving average, which acted as a resistance. It recorded a high at $8294. The price of BTC at 3: 30 hours UTC on 28th September 2019 is $8176. It is trading 2.27%…

Traders Bemoan New Localbitcoins Identity Requirements

September 28th, 2019

Recent data shows that countries with corrupt governments have a strong correlation with Localbitcoins trade volumes. However, even though the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace Localbitcoins has grown massive over the years, traders are complaining about heightened know-your-customer/anti-money laundering requirements. The exchange recently changed its KYC/AML guidelines on September 1 and users say more verification mandates might…

Bitcoin Smart Contract Platform RSK Acquires Latin America’s Fourth Largest Social Network

September 27th, 2019

IOV Labs, the parent company of Bitcoin smart contract platform RSK, has announced the acquisition of Taringa. As a result, the Hispanic social media network’s 30 million users and 1,000+ active communities will be exposed to dapps, tokenization, and P2P trading. Crypto companies acquiring traditional businesses, before introducing tokenized features, is now a growing trend….