Month: December 2018

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CME Bitcoin Futures Expired @ $3708.56 Lowest Price Since Launch.

On December 28th 2018, trading under ticker BTCZ18, Bitcoin (BTC) futures expired at its lowest delivery price to date at $3708.56 on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). We hate to say it, but, the trend is definitely not a friend for crypto investors, followers or enthusiasts. Here is the official BTCZ18 settlement price detailed on […]

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WSJ Identifies 15% of ICOs as Questionable

The Wall Street Journal has published a report identifying 513 cryptocurrency offerings (ICOs) which they regard as having questionable content either publicly available or in their whitepaper. Textual analysis was done against thousands of ICO whitepapers in order to flag: Duplicated language from earlier paper Regulators scrutinized project Misrepresented or faked team No team disclosed […]

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Samsung Applies for Crypto Wallet Trade Mark in UK

The South Korean conglomerate, Samsung, has applied for a crypto wallet trade mark in the U.K. according to the Intellectual Property Office. This suggests that Samsung will be looking to develop blockchain software that will support cryptocurrency payments. Samsung have previously boasted that cryptocurrency may be securely stored on its mobile phones because they use […]

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$4 Billion Lawsuit Against Craig Wright – Motion to Dismiss Case Rejected by Judge

It’s been a rough year for Craig Wright. Having sided with Bitcoin SV in the Great-Bitcoin-Cash-Fork-of-2018 and acting with threats, bullying, and other lowbrow tactics has done him few favours. The controversy behind the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork has left BCH and BSV market prices and Wright’s reputation in tatters. The pain continues for Wright, […]

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Bank of England Poll: We Prefer Digital Currency to Cash as Gifts

In a Twitter poll by the Bank of England, respondents overwhelmingly prefer digital assets to cash as gifts. 75% of respondents preferred digital currency, whilst only 18% would like to receive cash. Perhaps a sign of growing adoption, over four times as many people preferred cryptos to cold, hard fiat. Gone are the days of […]

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KuCoin Delists Altcoins

KuCoin has made an official announcement to delist but support ten altcoins until the 21st of March 2019. The 10 coins that will be delisted are the following: Jibrel Network (JNT) WePower (WPR) Modum (MOD) EthLend (LEND) STK (STK) Asch (XAS) Bread (BRD) BitClave (CAT) Mobius (MOBI) Bitcoin Gold (BTG) The process is as follows: […]

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Cryptocurrency to Advance Payments in Africa

Currently, the African population does not have the ability to freely send and receive money locally and internationally efficiently. Stepping into the digital space of crypto currency, from mobile banking, will solve many day to day problems from paying electric bills to paying for services. George Gordon, the director of Africa Master Blockchain Company, is […]

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Crypto Inactivity on Wall Street Hits Bitcoin Price

The Bitcoin (BTC) retail boom has taken its price to almost $20k this past year. Now, with the decentralised asset price hovering at approximately $4k, has the inactivity of institutions driven the price down? Bloomberg, has outlined several trade initiatives from the top tier Investment Banks, that has gained no significant traction or, did not […]

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Bitcoin ATMs Increasing Despite Bear Market

Data in a report published by coinatmradar shows that the number of Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs continues to grow at a steady rate of 3.6%. Despite 2018’s bearish sentiment and November and December’s sudden capitulation, the number of Bitcoin ATMs being deployed worldwide continues to grow. The monthly report covers November. Final figures for Bitcoin ATMs […]

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Coinbase Now Available In Six More European Countries

Coinbase has announced that starting today, six new European countries would be supported: Andorra Gibraltar Guernsey Iceland Isle of Man Lithuania Since launching in 2012, Coinbase has continually worked toward its mission of creating an open financial system for the world. Over the past six years, we’ve expanded our footprint from the U.S. to 33 […]

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Bitcoin: Fifth Day In The Green Brings Price Above $4K

For the fifth consecutive day Bitcoin (BTC) and the wider digital asset markets have seen significant gains of over 25% on the week. Relative Strength Index (RSI) has been heading northbound crossing the 50 mark in the past 24 hours. The 1H RSI has been crossing into overbought territory on 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th […]

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HMRC Provides Guidance On Crypto Taxation

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs UK (HMRC) have published today a policy paper on the tax treatment of cryptoassets for individuals in the UK. As expected, cryptoassets are viewed to be taxable: trades and other disposals should have capital gains taxed. This includes crypto-to-crypto trades. Key amongst the guidance is the following statement to clarify […]

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RollerCoaster Tycoon and Goon Squad Coming To Blockchain

Atari have announced a partnership with startup Animoca Brands to make blockchain-based versions of RollerCoaster Tycoon and Goon Squad. A press release highlights details of the partnership: RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch has over 19 million downloads and is part of the popular RollerCoaster Tycoon theme park simulation video game franchise Atari will take an upfront consideration of US$250,000 for the […]

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Coinbase Pro to Add Four More Tokens

Coinbase Pro will be adding four more tokens to its professional trading platform. The regions that will be permitted for trading the new tokens will be the US (excluding New York), U.K., EU and Canada. The Four tokens that will be released are: Maker (MKR) Dai (DAI) Golem (GNT) Zilliqa (ZIL) Coinbase announced that he […]

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