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Bitcoin Ransomware Attack in Argentina Encrypts a Decade's Worth of Government Files ( 12/09/2019 - 4:50pm
A bitcoin ransomware attack has recently hit a data center in Argentina that houses local government files, and managed to encrypt a decade’s worth of data that has been started to be decrypted.
Argentina, Bitcoin,,, Hackers
China’s Central Bank to Test Its Digital Currency With Commercial Banks, Telecom Firms: Repot ( 12/09/2019 - 2:21pm
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), China’s central bank, is reportedly looking to test its digital currency, dubbed digital currency electronic payment (DCEP), later this year with the help of commercial banks and telecommunications firms.
Banking Cartel, China,,, Digital Currency
Bakkt Launches CFTC-Regulated Bitcoin Options Contracts and Cash-Settled Futures ( 12/09/2019 - 11:51am
The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency venture, Bakkt, has launched Bitcoin options contracts and cash-settled futures contracts that use its physically-settled bitcoin contracts as a benchmark.
Bakkt, Bitcoin, Cash, Cryptocurrency,,, Exchange, Futures
South Korea Plans to Tax Cryptocurrency-Related Profits - CryptoGlobe ( 12/09/2019 - 9:52am
South Korea Plans to Tax Cryptocurrency-Related Profits CryptoGlobe
Cryptocurrency,, South Korea
South Korea Plans to Tax Cryptocurrency-Related Profits ( 12/09/2019 - 9:50am
The South Korean government is reportedly planning to tax cryptocurrency-related profits, with discussions surrounding a proposed bill already taking place.
Cryptocurrency,,, South Korea
Indian ‘Godman’ Fugitive Wants to Start island Nation Using Crypto ( 12/09/2019 - 8:21am
An Indian "Godman" fugitive has announced the creation of a new sovereign nation off the coast of Ecuador that will operate its economy based upon cryptocurrency.
Crypto, Cryptocurrency,,, Ecuador
OKEx to Launch Bitcoin Options Trading Before Year's End ( 12/09/2019 - 6:55am
Popular cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has announced it’s set to launch bitcoin options trading later this month on December 27, with a simulation set to begin on December 12.
Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency,,, Exchange, OKEx, OKEx, OKEx
Monero’s Hashrate Jumps 186% After Network Upgrade ( 12/09/2019 - 5:20am
Monero's hash rate continues to rise following the ASIC-resistant RandomX update but the price of XMR has yet to appreciate.
ASIC,,, Hash, Mining, Monero, Network
Tezos (XTZ) Moves Into Top 10 With an 18% Price Surge Over the Weekend ( 12/09/2019 - 4:21am
Tezos (XTZ) was the best-performing major cryptoasset over the past weekend with a price surge of almost 18% that made it the 10th most valuable cryptoasset (by market cap).,, Market, Tezos
Crypto-Powered Social Media Platform Voice Announces Beta ( 12/08/2019 - 4:50pm
Block.One has announced the beta launch for their EOS and blockchain-based social media platform Voice, which is set to occur in February 2020.
Block, Blockchain, Crypto,,, EOS, Platform
Parity Issues Urgent Update Ahead of Ethereum’s Hardfork ( 12/08/2019 - 2:50pm
Ethereum client Parity has issued an urgent warning for users to update their software just days ahead of Ethereum's highly anticipated Istanbul hardfork.
Client,,, Ethereum
Children’s Toy Drug Bust Leads Police to $1 Million Crypto Seizure ( 12/08/2019 - 11:30am
A children's toy drug bust led authorities in Australia to a record-breaking seizure of over $1 million in crypto-assets being held on an electronic device.
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SBI Holdings Considering XRP Shareholder Benefit Program ( 12/07/2019 - 2:24pm
Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings is considering issuing XRP as a dividend to shareholders following its successful implementation by its subsidiary Morningstar.,, XRP
Latest Crypto Tax Guidance Shows IRS Still Confused ( 12/07/2019 - 8:21am

Ethereum's Top DEX Announces Update Powered by ‘Unbounded’ Scaling Solution ( 12/06/2019 - 2:21pm
IDEX, the top decentralized cryptocurrency exchange for trading ERC-20 tokens on the Ethereum blockchain, has announced a new update powered by an ‘unbounded’ scaling solution called Optimized Optimistic Rollup (O2R).
Blockchain, Cryptocurrency,,, Decentralized, DEX, ERC-20, Ethereum, Exchange, IDEX, IDEX, IDEX
Ethereum Drifting as Istanbul Update Closes — Price Analysis ( 12/06/2019 - 11:50am
Ethereum’s volume is low as it heads into a weekend hardfork, with the market seemingly apathetic to the event. This leading altcoin is seriously depressed on both its main pairings, and we wait to see what kind of action the fork may or may not bring.
Altcoin, Altcoin, Altcoins,,, Ethereum, Market, Volume
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin 'Fine' With Launch of Facebook’s Libra ( 12/06/2019 - 11:20am
The secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, has revealed he is “fine” with the launch of the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra, as long as the project follows strict financial rules.
Cryptocurrency,,, Facebook, Libra, Long
Coinbase’s Visa Debit Card Adds Support for Stablecoin DAI ( 12/06/2019 - 10:25am
On Friday (December 6), Coinbase announced that Coinbase Card now supports stablecoin DAI.
Coinbase, Coinbase,,, Dai, Debit Card, Stablecoin, StableCoin
Zcash Gets Small Bump on Ethereum News — Price Analysis ( 12/06/2019 - 9:51am
An Ethereum Improvement Proposal to integrate Zcash into some Ethereum functions seems to have caused a small spike in the ZEC charts. Will this be enough to zap Zcash back to life?,, Ethereum, Zap, Zcash, Zcash
Crypto-Powered Brave Browser Triples Its User Base in Just One Year ( 12/06/2019 - 9:21am
The cryptocurrency powered Brave browser has surpassed 10 million monthly active users after coming out of beta in October thanks to the press coverage it received.
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How SAFU Is Binance? Cybersecurity Firms FireEye and SlowMist May Have the Answer ( 12/06/2019 - 7:40am
On Friday (December 6), Binance reported the findings of security audits conducted by cybersecurity firms FireEye and SlowMist.
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Millennials Prefer to Invest in Bitcoin Over Netflix, Microsoft, or Alibaba: Report ( 12/06/2019 - 7:20am
A report published by brokerage giant Charles Schwab has shown that millennials, currently aged 25-39, prefer to invest in products tied to bitcoin over equity in some of the world’s largest companies.
Crypto Analyst Mati Greenspan Creating Trading Course for Cointelligence Academy ( 12/06/2019 - 6:06am
Mati Greenspan, one of the most popular and highly respected analysts in the crypto space, will soon be offering a crypto trading course for the online education arm of crypto analysis/research boutique Cointelligence.
Crypto Exchange Kraken Adds Support for the Swiss Franc (CHF) ( 12/06/2019 - 5:04am
Digital asset exchange Kraken, in collaboration with the crypto-friendly European financial institution, Bank Frick, has launched support for a sixth currency: the Swiss Franc (CHF).
Bitcoin Exchanges, Crypto,,, Exchange, Kraken, Kraken
France’s Central Bank to Test Digital Currency in 2020 ( 12/06/2019 - 3:20am
France's central bank is planning to test pilot a digital euro in Q1 2020 with players in the private financial secotr.
Banking Cartel,,, Digital Currency, France
Android Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Access Crypto Wallet Login ( 12/05/2019 - 5:50pm
A security flaw in Android smartphones reportedly allows hackers to gain access to user crypto information, in addition to reading and sending text messages and eavesdropping through the microphone.
Crypto,,, Hackers, Wallet
New Record $8.9 Billion Worth of Bitcoin Moved in One Hour ( 12/05/2019 - 2:49pm
A total of $8.9 billion worth of bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, have been moved in a single hour earlier today, marking the highest hourly USD transaction volume in cryptocurrency history.
Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency,,, USD, Volume
Bitcoin Critic Peter Schiff: Latest Pump & Dump Means "Game Over" ( 12/05/2019 - 12:21pm
Peter Schiff, a popular gold bug well-known for being bearish on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, recently said that bitcoin’s recent pump and dump could mean the ‘game is over’ for it.
Altcoins, Bitcoin,,, Dump, Gold, Important People, Precious Metals
Poloniex Delists Digibyte (DGB) Hours After Founder Criticizes TRON ( 12/05/2019 - 10:50am
DigiByte (DGB), a cryptocurrency whose founder is well-known for criticizing projects like TRON and Binance, has been delisted from Poloniex shortly after a Twitter thread on TRON’s centralization.
Binance, Binance, Cryptocurrency,,, DigiByte, DigiByte, Poloniex, Poloniex, TRON
Tezos’ Powerful Uptrend Remains Viable Amid Staking Launches — Price Analysis ( 12/05/2019 - 9:50am
On the back of double price surges, Tezos is holding most of its recent gains. The picture is mixed, with some bullish signs and some bearish. There is an argument to be made for more upside.,, Gains, Staking, Tezos
European Central Bank May Launch Its Own Digital Currency if Cash Usage Drops ( 12/05/2019 - 8:21am
The European Central Bank (ECB) is seemingly considering launching its own cryptocurrency if the private sector fails to create an efficient solution for cross-border payments, and if cash usage drops.
Banking Cartel, Cash, Cryptocurrency,,, Digital Currency
Neatly 70 Crypto-Focused Funds Closed This Year as Institutional Investors Tread Carefully ( 12/05/2019 - 6:55am
Data from the San Francisco-based Crypto Fund Research has shown that nearly 70 cryptocurrency-focused hedge funds have closed this year, while the number of new funds opening is nearly half of what it was in 2018.
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Yesterday’s Bitcoin Surge Given Back to the Market on Bart Down — Price Analysis ( 12/05/2019 - 6:21am
Bitcoin has done another Bart, giving back almost all of yesterday’s 10% surge up. The short term trend is very unclear, but the longer term one remains bearish until proven otherwise.
Bitcoin,,, Market, Short
Andreas Antonopoulos Outs Intuit for Blocking Crypto Usage ( 12/05/2019 - 4:41am
Andreas Antonopoulos published a series of tweets explaining that the financial software firm Intuit had blocked him from receiving credit card payments over his continued support for crypto.
Credit Card, Crypto,,
North Korean Hackers May Be Behind Malware-Spreading Cryptocurrency Trading Site ( 12/04/2019 - 3:20pm
Hackers from North Korea could be behind a newly discovered malware-spreading cryptocurrency trading site that would infect macOS users if they downloaded a supposed arbitrage platform.
Arbitrage, ARBITRAGE, Cryptocurrency,,, Hackers, North Korea, Platform
Crypto Exchange Gemini Burns 20% of Stablecoin GUSD's Supply ( 12/04/2019 - 1:21pm
The Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, owned by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, has burned roughly 20% of the total supply of its Gemini Dollar (GUSD) stablecoin.
Burned, Crypto, Cryptocurrency,,, Exchange, Gemini, Gemini, Gemini Dollar, Important People, Stablecoin, StableCoin, Total Supply
Bitcoin Jumps 10%, Climbing Back Into October Chart — Price Analysis ( 12/04/2019 - 12:00pm
bitcoin, btc, price, bounce, surge
Crypto Exchange OKEx to Launch USDT-Margined Perpetual Swap Trading ( 12/04/2019 - 11:21am
OKEx has finally announced the launch date of its highly anticipated USDT-margined perpetual swap instrument.
Crypto,,, Exchange, OKEx, OKEx, OKEx, Swap
Bitcoin Gets Out of Its Funk, Surging Over 7% in 20 Minutes ( 12/04/2019 - 10:50am
On Wednesday (December 4), according to CryptoCompare's average price across exchanges, Bitcoin finally shook off its three-day slump, and surged from $7,230 at 13:00 UTC to $7,620 at 13:20 UTC. The price surge on several individual exchanges was even more extreme, e.g. 7.39% in the case of Bitfinex.
Bitcoin, Bitfinex, Bitfinex, Case,,
China's Great Firewall Blocked Ethereum Blockchain Explorer Etherscan ( 12/04/2019 - 9:21am
China’s Great Firewall, a tool used by the Chinese government to block some websites within the country, has blocked the most popular Ethereum blockchain explorer Etherscan.
Block, Blockchain, China,,, Ethereum
Binance Set to Launch Cosmos (ATOM) Staking ( 12/04/2019 - 8:55am
On Wednesday (December 4), digital asset exchange Binance announced that it will soon be adding support for Cosmos (ATOM) staking.
Binance, Binance, Cosmos,,, Exchange, Staking
Circle to Charge Fees on Funds Poloniex U.S. Users Haven’t Withdrawn ( 12/04/2019 - 7:28am
Cryptocurrency startup Circle has announced it’s set to start charging fees on Polonbiex’s U.S. customers who haven’t yet withdrawn funds from the cryptocurrency trading platform.
Cryptocurrency,,, Platform, Poloniex, Poloniex, Startup
Ethereum Developers Consider Delaying 'Difficulty Bomb' Another 4 Million Blocks ( 12/04/2019 - 5:50am
Ethereum’s developers have created Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 2387, which is set to scheduled a hard fork for January 6 to delay its so-called “difficulty bomb” for another 4m million blocks, or over 600 days.
BOMB,,, Difficulty, Ethereum, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP)
OKEx Launches XRP/USDT and ETC/USDT Futures ( 12/04/2019 - 2:01am
Malta-headquartered digital asset exchange OKEx launched on Wednesday (December 4) launched trading in USDT-margined futures for XRP and ETC.,, Exchange, Futures, Malta, OKEx, OKEx, OKEx, XRP
Weiss Crypto Ratings Changes Methodology in Favor of Adoption, Punishes Copy-cats ( 12/03/2019 - 3:54pm
Weiss Crypto Ratings, a division of the independent financial ratings agency Weiss Ratings, has made a few changes to its rating methodology to punished copy-cat cryptocurrencies and reward adoption.
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Waves' DEX Relaunches as Hybrid Cryptocurrency Exchange - CryptoGlobe ( 12/03/2019 - 12:53pm
Waves' DEX Relaunches as Hybrid Cryptocurrency Exchange CryptoGlobe
Cryptocurrency,, DEX, Exchange, Waves
Waves' DEX Relaunches as Hybrid Cryptocurrency Exchange ( 12/03/2019 - 12:51pm
Decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Waves DEX has closed its operation and will relaunch as a hybrid cryptocurrency exchange combining centralized and decentralized features.
Centralized, Cryptocurrency,,, Decentralized, DEX, Exchange, Waves
Former Dash Core Group Senior Advisor Disappears Without Returning Investors’ Dash ( 12/03/2019 - 10:50am
A seemingly former Senior Advisor for Dash Core Group, an organization working on the Dash network, has disappeared without a trace with funds investors sent to his previously trusted masternode management service.,, Dash, Dash Core Group, Network
Binance Set to Launch ‘Zero Fee’ Tezos Staking, XTZ Price Surges ( 12/03/2019 - 10:00am
On Tuesday (December 3), crypto exchange Binance finally announced staking support for Tezos (XTZ), one of the most popular Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptoassets.
Binance, Binance, Crypto,,, Exchange, Proof-of-Stake, Proof-of-Stake (PoS), Staking, Tezos, Zero
Binance Acquires Chinese Decentralized Application Platform DappReview ( 12/03/2019 - 8:51am
Cryptocurrency exchange BInance has announced the acquisition of Chinese decentralized application platform DappReview.
Binance, Binance, Cryptocurrency,,, Decentralized, Exchange, Platform
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