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Bitcoin Price Analysis Feb.17: BTC Is Facing $3600 (Again) And Could Turn Short-Term Bullish

Bitcoin Price Analysis Feb.17: BTC Is Facing $3600 (Again) And Could Turn Short-Term Bullish

For the past nine days, Bitcoin has been consolidating between the tight range of $3550 and $3650. The overall picture hadnt changed and is still under bearish conditions. However, two signs could change the bigger picture for the near short-term. Regardi...

Crypto Potato

02/17/2019

JP Morgan Launches Fake Cryptocurrency, Coinbase Releases Bitcoin SV Hostages and Coinmama Exposes User Data: This Week in Crypto

This week, JP Morgan Chase launched a blockchain-based IOU system that definitely isnt a cryptocurrency. Waves Platform and Coinbase both released any Bitcoin SV they were previously holding. Two public pension plans invested in blockchain technology. And...

CCN

02/17/2019

South Korea: City of Gimpo to Get Its Own Cryptocurrency

South Korea: City of Gimpo to Get Its Own Cryptocurrency

The South Korean city of Gimpo will be the latest to have its own native cryptocurrency, asreportedby ZDNet on February 14, 2019, that the KT Corporation will develop a token for the city. A New Coin in Town Cryptocurrencies that are attached to a specifi...

BTCManager

02/17/2019

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Blockvest Tokens Are Securities

After failing to convince a federal court regarding the nature of Blockvest tokens in the previous hearing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally convinced the same judge that these tokens are securities. The agency alleges that th...

BitCoin

02/17/2019

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Tokens Are Securities

Court Reconsiders Ruling After SEC Proves Tokens Are Securities

After failing to convince a federal court regarding the nature of Blockvest tokens in the previous hearing, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally convinced the same judge that these tokens are securities. The agency alleges that th...

BitCoin

02/17/2019

Nasdaq Set to Debut Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices for Real-time Spot Price Discovery

Nasdaq Set to Debut Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices for Real-time Spot Price Discovery

On February 11, 2019, Nasdaq, in partnership with New Zealand-based blockchain startup Brave New Coin (BNC), announced the introduction Bitcoin and Ethereum indices as part of its global index service (GIDS). This move indicates yet another example of the...

BTCManager

02/16/2019

Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

Orca Pool Mining Operation Aims to Defend Altcoins and Forks From Attacks

Last November the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community witnessed a hash war that resulted in a bifurcation of the main chain. The spat saw one of the first examples of the alpha miner strategy and an attempt to truly test Nakamoto consensus. About a week before t...

BitCoin

02/16/2019

This Chinese Crypto Mining Guru Predicts the Bitcoin Price Will Surge 20,000%

A Chinese crypto mining pool founder predicted that the next bull run would unleash the market’s full potential, enabling the Bitcoin price to ascend to unfathomable heights before the euphoria cools down. Bitcoin Market Cap To $12 Trillion? News 8B...

CCN

02/16/2019

Stranger Than Fiction: Bitcoin Sent Successfully via Radio Connection Without the Internet or Satellite

Stranger Than Fiction: Bitcoin Sent Successfully via Radio Connection Without the Internet or Satellite

The idea behind Bitcoin was to have a cryptocurrency that government or any authorities cant interfere with, but the government controls the internet. Thinking about the possibility of sending Bitcoin while offline, according to a Medium post published Fe...

BTCManager

02/16/2019

This Wall Street Analyst Forecast Teslas Dominance. Heres What He Says Will Shake up the Auto Industry Next.

Adam Jones, Global Auto Analyst at Morgan Stanley, warned that the production of an electric vehicle by either Tesla or Rivian could be bad news for traditional car makers in Detroit. Why? This wildly profitable segment of the vehicle industry is one that...

CCN

02/16/2019

Why the SECs ICO Guide Paints a Dark Picture for Cryptocurrency in 2019

This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission tweeted out its guidelines for those launching and investing in ICOs, although many would say that over a year on from the peak of the cryptocurrency boom, the guidelines amount to too little, too late. Th...

CCN

02/16/2019

Major Automotive Companies Talk Blockchain Standardization

Car manufacturing giants like BMW, GM, and Ford came together to discuss instituting blockchain standardization measures in the automotive industry at the first European colloquium of the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI). If blockchain tech cont...

BitsOnline

02/16/2019

Litecoin Price Increase Triggers Expectations of $50 and Higher

Litecoin Price Increase Triggers Expectations of $50 and Higher

The year 2019 has been rather positive for Litecoin so far Although this currency is not necessarily known for groundbreaking technological innovations, it is a usable and viable network to store and transfer value. The Litecoin price has seen its fair sh...

The Merkle

02/16/2019

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

A Canadian online drug dealer, snared by an undercover police agent on the dark web, is pleading to be allowed to keep half of the 288 bitcoins that police seized from him as proceeds of crime. With prosecutors seeking a court order to forfeit the crypto ...

BitCoin

02/16/2019

Someone Please Let Jamie Dimon Know That His New Cryptocurrency is a Fraud

JP Morgan Chase and Co. announced Thursday it would be the first major institutional bank to release its own cryptocurrency. Its new JPM Coin is an almost shockingly impotent reaction to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by the United States’ large...

CCN

02/16/2019

Ethereum Price Holds its own Despite jab by Justin Sun

It is refreshing to see most, if not all of the top crypto markets in the green on a Saturday afternoon. Such a sight is rather uncommon, especially over the past year or so. As far as the Ethereum price is concerned, the uptrend seemingly remains in plac...

The Merkle

02/16/2019

Australia: Regulators Slap AUD 33k Fine on Byte Power Cryptocurrency Exchange for Irregularities

Australia: Regulators Slap AUD 33k Fine on Byte Power Cryptocurrency Exchange for Irregularities

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the regions securities regulator, has issued an infringement notice to Byte Power Group Limited, an Australia-based digital assets exchange, alleging that the crypto trading venue failed to comply w...

BTCManager

02/16/2019

Uber Drags New York City into Court over Draconian Cap on Ride-Hail Drivers

Uber is suing New York, seeking to overturn the city’s year-long cap on new licenses for ride-hailing vehicles. The company said it’s suing the city because it’s worried that the temporary restriction could become a permanent draconian m...

CCN

02/16/2019

Rakuten Pay Will Integrate Bitcoin Support by March 2019

Rakuten Pay Will Integrate Bitcoin Support by March 2019

In the world of finance, there is a growing demand for contactless and instant payment solutions. Rakuten, one of the famous Asian technology giants, acknowledges this demand. The company is expanding the functionality of its payments app and will also in...

The Merkle

02/16/2019

Markets Update: Crypto Traders Still Uncertain After a Week of Consolidation

Markets Update: Crypto Traders Still Uncertain After a Week of Consolidation

Cryptocurrency markets are once again riding a long period of consolidation as the last seven days has failed to show any meaningful moves. During our last markets update, digital asset values spiked considerably, gaining billions in one hour on Feb. 8. B...

BitCoin

02/16/2019

Ripple Price Analysis Feb.16: XRP Is Trading In Consolidation  Waiting For a Decision

Ripple Price Analysis Feb.16: XRP Is Trading In Consolidation Waiting For a Decision

Ripple has seen a small price decrease over the previous week, down to around $0.30, at the time of writing. The market has now lost a further 7.5% over the past month as XRP/USD trades within a symmetrical triangle pattern. After losing the second place,...

Crypto Potato

02/16/2019

EOS Price Moves up as EOSFinex Beta Will Launch in Three Weeks

EOS Price Moves up as EOSFinex Beta Will Launch in Three Weeks

Despite a bit of a rocky start earlier this morning, it appears most cryptocurrency markets have come around eventually. So much even that some markets are openly bullish right now, including EOS. More specifically, the EOS price has risen by over 2% in r...

The Merkle

02/16/2019

Hackers In Turkey Steal $2.5M While Chatting Through An Online Game

Hackers In Turkey Steal $2.5M While Chatting Through An Online Game

Hackers in Turkey made away with $2.47 million worth of cryptocurrencies. And while this may not be the biggest hack in the recent past, this one was quite unique. The hackers used an online game chatting platform to communicate. As reported by a local me...

The Merkle

02/16/2019

TOKEX.CC Exchange Review

TOKEX.CC Exchange Review

With the rise in popularity of tokens and cryptocurrencies, it’s no surprise that there is a high demand for exchange to facilitate the trading of these coins. Without an exchange or platform to trade these tokens and give them market value, those c...

The Merkle

02/16/2019