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3 Good Reasons Why You Should Buy Bitcoin Right Now  Read more at http://globalcoinreport.com/3-good-reasons-buy-bitcoin-right-now/

3 Good Reasons Why You Should Buy Bitcoin Right Now Read more at http://globalcoinreport.com/3-good-reasons-buy-bitcoin-right-now/

After months of Bitcoin losing its value, and especially after the mid-November market crash — traders and investors are starting to wonder if the coin is worth investing in it. While the situation is not especially encouraging at this point, there are many that believe that now is the best time to buy Bitcoin. There are […]

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

On Wednesday (19 December 2018), Philip Martin, the VP of Security at crypto exchange Coinbase, provided a “behind the scenes look” at how his company recently carried out quietly possibly the world’s largest ever migration of cryptoassets: “5% of all BTC, 8% of all ETH and 25% of all LTC in circulation (among many other assets).” This on-chain migration was completed last […]

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

A state-owned bank in Brazil is about to issue a crypto token designed to maintain parity with the national currency. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Brazilian National Social Development Bank will launch a pilot in January 2019 for the BNDES token, which runs on the ethereum blockchain and is backed 1-for-1 by Brazilian real. The […]

Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

Crypto ICO Price Continues to Fall, Likely Due to Growing Regulatory Pressure

Blockchain and crypto projects that raised millions of dollars via tokenized crowdfunding means are now lining up to return their capital to their original investors. Because apparently, they were not allowed to raise funds in the first place. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has gone after these startups for reportedly violating existing securities laws. The US regulator found irregularities […]

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

Currently, cryptocurrencies have a combined market cap that skyrocketed from $17.7 billion in January to over $186 billion in November. This shows the difference in adoption between both years and sets the course for the realization of blockchain as a major solution to problems in various industries, including fintech, cybersecurity, healthcare, insurance, logistics, real estate, and even cloud storage. In response, major firms […]

US Bills Seeks to Protect Cryptocurrency Investors from Market Manipulation

US Bills Seeks to Protect Cryptocurrency Investors from Market Manipulation

Two US congressmen introduced bipartisan legislation designed to prevent cryptocurrency price manipulation and position the United States as a leader in the crypto industry. Democrat Rep. Darren Soto of Florida and Republican Rep. Ted Budd of North Carolina unveiled the following bills: Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act. This bill directs the CFTC to explain how […]

Underdog Bitcoin SV Beats Top Coins after Rising 32.5% in 48 Hours

Underdog Bitcoin SV Beats Top Coins after Rising 32.5% in 48 Hours

Bitcoin SV on Friday totaled its bullish rally to 32.5 percent while the rest of the crypto market remained red. The highest intraday BSV/USD rate on BitFinex today was noted at 114-fiat. At the same time, Bitcoin SV’s ideological rival Bitcoin Cash continued its crash cycle after dropping another 15% on its real-time 24-hour timeline. […]

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private. According to a patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the payments giant has proposed a system of conducting transactions over a blockchain which would obfuscate both the point of origin and the amount being transacted. As explained, […]