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Bitcoin Drops as Usual before Futures Expire, But 3 Facets state BTC Going Up

Bitcoin Drops as Usual before Futures Expire, But 3 Facets state BTC Going Up

Bitcoin price dropped to $6,880 level following the norm of declining before Bitcoin Futures expiration which is due tomorrow. However, a number of factors signal a boost in Bitcoin price along with its interest and adoption. Bitcoin price drop follows the norm After enjoying bulls for days, today Bitcoin finally took a slide. Just yesterday, […]

Coinbase Coming Close to Holding an Impenetrable Competitive Position: Report

Coinbase Coming Close to Holding an Impenetrable Competitive Position: Report

The latest report reveals that the crypto trading fees is going to double this year despite price slump where Coinbase has 50% of the transaction revenue pool. Furthermore, the lack of traditional finance industry’s involvement will lead Coinbase to end up having an “unassailable competitive position.” Crypto trading revenues to double Crypto trading is one […]

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new mechanism for further securing Bitcoin (BTC) payments, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 14. The filing claims that existing systems do not adequately address concerns “that the private keys of [users’] Bitcoin addresses may be stolen from their wallets,” when making payments, and […]

Yale: Every Portfolio Should Have Crypto, Method Used by Billionaire Investors

Yale: Every Portfolio Should Have Crypto, Method Used by Billionaire Investors

Yale economist Aleh Tsyvinski, who has taught economics at the prestigious Yale university for many years, has said that every investor who believes bitcoin can perform as well as it did in 2017 should invest at least six percent of their holdings in crypto. “If you as an investor believe that bitcoin will perform as well as […]

ZCash (ZEC): The Only Bitcoin (BTC) Fork That Can Beat Investors’ Expectations

ZCash (ZEC): The Only Bitcoin (BTC) Fork That Can Beat Investors’ Expectations

ZCash (ZEC) is a popular source code fork of Bitcoin (BTC), just like Litecoin (LTC). The purpose of its creation was to address privacy issues that users of Bitcoin (BTC) faced and also to curb centralization with its Equihash based proof of work model.  As the weekly chart above for ZEC/USD shows, ZCash (ZEC) had a good run in […]

Coinbase Hires Former AWS and Microsoft Employee Tim Wagner as New VP of Engineering

Coinbase Hires Former AWS and Microsoft Employee Tim Wagner as New VP of Engineering

Former Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft employee Tim Wagner has joined Coinbase as vice president (VP) of engineering, according to a blogpost August 6. Wagner will now lead Coinbase’s engineering team, which is “central to [Coinbase’s] mission of creating an open financial system for the world,” Coinbase writes in the post. Aiming to build the “most open, secure, and accessible financial system,” […]

Hodler’s Digest, July 29-August 5: Both Kim Kardashian and the Operator of the New York Stock Exchange Get Into Bitcoin

Hodler’s Digest, July 29-August 5: Both Kim Kardashian and the Operator of the New York Stock Exchange Get Into Bitcoin

New York Stock Exchange Operator Announces Digital Assets Platform, BTC Futures Intercontinental Exchange, the operator of 23 global exchanges including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has announced plans to launch an “open and regulated” global digital asset ecosystem, as well as one-day physically delivered Bitcoin contracts pending CFTC review and approval. The company, called “Bakkt,” will work with […]

Despite NYSE’s ‘Biggest News of the Year’ for Bitcoin, Crypto Markets Plummet in a Blink

Despite NYSE’s ‘Biggest News of the Year’ for Bitcoin, Crypto Markets Plummet in a Blink

Crypto markets have taken a vertiginous plunge today, August 4, with Bitcoin (BTC) losing almost $500 in the six hours before press time to dip below $7,000, and all of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap in the red, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $7,028 to press time, having lost almost […]

Crypto Week In Review: NYSE and Starbucks Go Full Crypto, Market Highly Optimistic

Crypto Week In Review: NYSE and Starbucks Go Full Crypto, Market Highly Optimistic

While the market saw a collective decline of over 10% as the speculative mania surrounding the Bitcoin ETF deflated, positive developments in this budding industry were still prevalent all throughout the past week. The NYSE’s Parent Company Is Set To Launch Cryptocurrency Platform  On Friday morning, cryptocurrency investors awoke to a promising sight, with corporate […]