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Demand for Bitcoin ATM Rises, First Week of 2019 Sees Addition of 34 ATM’s Taking Total to 4155

January 5th, 2019

Over last one year, various key metrics were used which demonstrate that adoption of bitcoin has increased and bitcoin fundamentals are getting stronger. Installation of Bitcoin ATMs is also on the rise and according to data provided by Coin ATM Radar, the number of installations over the past few months has increased significantly. Over 6…

“Terrible reporting”, Craig Wright on Reports of a Bill to Exclude Cryptocurrencies from Securities

January 5th, 2019

A few days back, major media reported that two congressmen had proposed a bill to SEC, looking to have a new Act. The proposed bill seeks to remove cryptocurrencies from the 72-year-old securities definition and urged to define it under new Act called, ‘Token Taxonomy Act’. “No, they’re not. Terrible Reporting” Although it was widely…

South Africa: Kidnappers ask Bitcoins as Ransom Money For A Missing Nine Year Old Girl

January 5th, 2019

Kidnapper demanded an immediate transfer of 5 Bitcoin within 48 hours to this BTC address – 1Bk4TQzDXhxGgMwrXcaFhViSyoT9GLk2kN in return for a missing nine-year-old girl in Cape Town, a Capital of South Africa. Bitcoin Ransom Demand for Missing Linathi Titshala According to the reports, the girl named ‘Linathi Titshala’ disappeared on December 16, 2018, in Delft,…

Bitfinex Moves 900000 ETH In Preparation Of The Biggest Downtime of Seven Hours

January 5th, 2019

Both Bitfinex & Ethfinex are set to script a new page in the history of crypto -exchanges as the exchange has announced a downtime of seven hours. Most crypto-exchanges halt their operations for a little time to upgrade their systems and to spruce up their operations but seven hours of non-hacked downtime is certainly a…

Ailing Ethereum Receives a Boost, Huge Community Support for Upcoming Hard Fork “Constantinople”

January 5th, 2019

Ethereum is all set to have a Constantinople Hard Fork between January 14-18, 2019. Since the major announcement appears on bulletins, Ethereum which was standing on the third largest position from Mid November 2018 has reclaimed its position this year. Consequently, at the time of writing, Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency with the total…

Crypto Daily: Tokenization of Financial Markets Begins, Crypto Closer to Becoming a Safer Hedge

January 5th, 2019

“This analysis is an adaptation from the work of Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro Tokenization of Financial markets begin Correlation between Bitcoin and Gold rises Cryptos diverge from traditional stocks as it gets closer to becoming a safe hedge DX plans to Tokenize Stock Market One of the biggest innovations of bitcoin is the…

Bitcoin SV (BSV) Becomes the First Public Blockchain to Cross 100 MB Blocksize Threshold

January 4th, 2019

According to the recent press release from Coingeek, Bitcoin SV (BSV) has mined the largest block in terms of size in the history of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin SV (BSV) had a rollercoaster in the first couple of months since it came into existence on Nov 15, 2018, after hard forking from the original BCH. Bitcoin SV…

Are Bitcoin Fundamentals Getting Stronger or Weaker? Huobi Weekly Report Reveals Striking Observations

January 4th, 2019

A lot of people on the street have spoken about how the bitcoin fundamentals are bettering, but a recent weekly update by Huobi Research speaks a slightly different story. The weekly update captures some data points put forward by Firecoin Blockchain Big Data which claims that the last two weeks have not been that great…

Indian Academicians Rise In Support for Cryptocurrencies, Urges Govt. to Regulate but Not Ban Cryptocurrencies

January 4th, 2019

Cryptocurrency regulations often ride the wave of panic attack across the fans of decentralized economy. While few regulators strongly appreciate the usage of cryptocurrencies, many others are suspicious and thus initiating the ban. Governments must regulate not ban cryptocurrencies Doctoral  Researcher Jai Singh who is a sectional Lecturer in Finance with the renowned institute, ICMA…

Daily Bitcoin Price Analysis, BTC Bulls Continue to Struggle Near $3,880

January 4th, 2019

Bitcoin price failed once again near the $3,880 resistance against the US Dollar. BTC/USD corrected lower recently and tested the $3,740 support. Important Points: Bitcoin price faced a strong resistance near $3,880 and failed on many occasions. BTC is placed nicely above a major bullish trend line with support at $3,730 on the 2-hours chart….