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  • Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores
    The Block17 minutes ago

    Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores

    Traki, one of the largest chains of department stores in Venezuela, is now accepting payments in ten cryptocurrencies and tokens, including bitcoin (BTC) and Binance coin (BNB), at its 49 retail stores.The post Venezuelans can now shop with crypto, including BTC and BNB, at retailer Traki’s 49 stores appeared first on The Block.

  • Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for ‘suspicious transactions’ across 15 cryptocurrencies
    The Block14 hours ago

    Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for ‘suspicious transactions’ across 15 cryptocurrencies

    Cryptocurrency compliance startup Chainalysis has launched a new real-time alert feature for its "Chainalysis KYT" solution, the firm announced Thursday. According to Chainalysis, its real-time alerts "are designed to help cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions mitigate exposure to regulatory and reputational risk by helping compliance teams focus on the most urgent activity and enforce compliance […]The post Chainalysis launches real-time alerts for 'suspicious transactions' across 15 cryptocurrencies appeared first on The Block.

  • The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price
    Coin Rivet16 hours ago

    The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price

    Today the price of Bitcoin is US$$10,154.52; Ethereum is US$189.70; XRP is US$0.271555; Bitcoin Cash is US$304.91 and Litecoin is US$74.02. These are the Top 5 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. About the Top 5 cryptocurrencies The top 5 cryptocurrencies are the biggest and most significant cryptocurrencies and constitute the top half of The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation. Bitcoin In August 2008, the domain name bitcoin.org was registered. On 31st October 2008, a paper was published called “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. This was authored by Satoshi Nakamoto, the inventor of Bitcoin. To date, no one knows who this person, or people, are. The paper outlined a method of using a P2P network for electronic transactions without “relyingThe post The Top 5 cryptocurrencies latest price appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin: Extreme Fear or Extreme Opportunity?
    FX Empire18 hours ago

    Bitcoin: Extreme Fear or Extreme Opportunity?

    Once again, the battle for Bitcoin unfolds around the $10K threshold. According to the CMC, Bitcoin has lost more than 2% during the last 24 hours.

  • Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens
    The Block19 hours ago

    Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens

    Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack last year, is considering launching an initial exchange offering (IEO) platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens.The post Coincheck plans to launch IEO platform to help firms raise funds via utility tokens appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 22/08/19
    FX Empireyesterday

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 22/08/19

    It’s another bearish start to the day as Bitcoin pulls the broader market into the deep red. Things could get messy from here…

  • U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese “drug kingpins”
    The Block2 days ago

    U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese “drug kingpins”

    The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took actions against three Chinese nationals, who it alleges manufactured and distributed "synthetic opioids or their precursor chemicals." According to OFAC, the individuals laundered part of their drug proceeds in bitcoin, transmitting these proceed in and out of banks in China and Hong Kong.The post U.S. Treasury blacklists cryptocurrency addresses associated with Chinese "drug kingpins" appeared first on The Block.

  • Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes
    The Block2 days ago

    Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes

    Bitcoin custody startup Casa wants its users to regularly check up on the status of their bitcoin nodes. On Tuesday, the startup announced the launch of Node Heartbeats, a new feature to "privately, quickly and securely check that your Casa Node is working properly." Along with Node Heartbeats, Casa is also announcing the Heartbeat SatsBack […]The post Casa introduces incentive features to encourage regular maintenance of bitcoin nodes appeared first on The Block.

  • Benzinga2 days ago

    Wednesday's Market Minute: FOMC: SparkNotes Version

    While you can expect trading algorithms to give their usual lightning-fast take of today's Fed minutes in the immediate moment of the document's release, the rest of us may be better off glancing at the SparkNotes version. The world is watching the US Central Bank with peeled eyes. Not just because Jay Powell has become the subject of President Trump's great ire, but because S&P 500 peaks and troughs have been marked by language from the Fed chief for more than a year.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions
    The Block2 days ago

    U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions

    U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, one of Donald Trump's closest advisors, has said that cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, should be regulated in the same manner as all other electronic financial transactions.The post U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says crypto should be regulated like SWIFT and other electronic financial transactions appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin doesn’t need Satoshi Nakamoto
    Coin Rivet2 days ago

    Bitcoin doesn’t need Satoshi Nakamoto

    On October 31 2008 an eight-page whitepaper was published explaining the imminent release of some open source software that would offer a new stateless and borderless form of money. That was the Bitcoin white paper authored by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamato. From the very start, whoever Satoshi is valued his/her/their privacy and has gone to great lengths to ensure there is no digital footprint tracing back to them, in spite of email trails and forum posts. Initially, the only curiosity was coming from cypherpunks and cryptography enthusiasts. Bitcoin could have died off in the early days due to lack of interest, poor programming or an ill-thought out concept – but it didn’t. As time went on the virus (as PompThe post Bitcoin doesn't need Satoshi Nakamoto appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Morning Review – 21/08/19
    FX Empire2 days ago

    Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Morning Review – 21/08/19

    The Bitcoin bears take another bite through the early morning. A move back through to $10,400 levels would signal a rebound…

  • The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 21/08/19
    FX Empire2 days ago

    The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 21/08/19

    It’s another bearish start to the day. A Bitcoin move through to $10,790 would support the broader market.

  • Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo
    The Block3 days ago

    Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo

    Square Crypto, the crypto initiative of payments company Square, has announced its second hire. The company has brought on Matt Corallo, a Bitcoin Core contributor and Blockstream co-founder.The post Square Crypto hires Blockstream co-founder and Bitcoin Core contributor Matt Corallo appeared first on The Block.

  • Dark Web vendor forfeits ‘millions of dollars’ in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison
    The Block3 days ago

    Dark Web vendor forfeits ‘millions of dollars’ in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison

    A San Diego man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiring to sell drugs through the Dark Web, according to a press release from the U.S.The post Dark Web vendor forfeits 'millions of dollars' in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison appeared first on The Block.

  • Analysis: Is bitcoin a ‘safe-haven’ asset during capital market turmoil?
    The Block3 days ago

    Analysis: Is bitcoin a ‘safe-haven’ asset during capital market turmoil?

    Bitcoin enthusiasts insist on calling the cryptocurrency a “safe-haven” asset. But is that the case? All signs point to no, according to analysis from The Block’s research analyst Ryan Todd.The post Analysis: Is bitcoin a ‘safe-haven’ asset during capital market turmoil? appeared first on The Block.

  • Will Companies Support Bitcoin the Way Retailers Supported It?
    FX Empire3 days ago

    Will Companies Support Bitcoin the Way Retailers Supported It?

    The bulls once again supported Bitcoin without letting it drop below $9,700. At the beginning of the week, Bitcoin got a new impetus for growth due to the news from Bakkt, which received permission to launch delivery futures.

  • LSE-listed crypto miner Argo to boost electricity supply by over 350%, aiming to become the world’s largest by 2020
    The Block3 days ago

    LSE-listed crypto miner Argo to boost electricity supply by over 350%, aiming to become the world’s largest by 2020

    The London Stock Exchange (LSE)-listed cryptocurrency mining firm Argo Blockchain is set to increase its electricity supply by 357%, aiming to become “the world's largest publicly-listed crypto miner by 2020.” Argo has signed a three-year deal with Canadian colocation data center GPU.one, which will increase its access to clean power supply from 14 megawatts to […]The post LSE-listed crypto miner Argo to boost electricity supply by over 350%, aiming to become the world's largest by 2020 appeared first on The Block.

  • Bilal Khalid Satoshi Nakamoto reveal fails to impress crypto community
    Coin Rivet3 days ago

    Bilal Khalid Satoshi Nakamoto reveal fails to impress crypto community

    On Sunday, we reported that the "real" Satoshi Nakamoto was about to reveal himself as the true inventor of Bitcoin. A company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings claimed that this would happen in three instalments. It would include his real name, why he hasn't moved any of his 980,000 Bitcoin, country of origin, and his plans for "a Bitcoin renaissance". And so to the big announcement…Bilal Khalid is Satoshi. He hails from Pakistan, resides in the UK and has changed his legal forename and surname to James Caan. In an online post he says: “I am dedicating my comeback to Steve Jobs, a legend of our times who also thought differently and changed people’s lives. His name is synonymous with inspiration.”The post Bilal Khalid Satoshi Nakamoto reveal fails to impress crypto community appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 20/08/19
    FX Empire3 days ago

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 20/08/19

    It’s another mixed start for the majors as Bitcoin struggles to break through to $11,000 levels. A lack of direction will add pressure on the majors.

  • Israeli bitcoin holders demand local banks reveal policies regarding cryptocurrency accounts
    The Block4 days ago

    Israeli bitcoin holders demand local banks reveal policies regarding cryptocurrency accounts

    Bitcoin holders in Israel have taken legal action against local banks for their refusal to open accounts for customers seeking to deposit money from cryptocurrency sales, according to a report by Globes.The post Israeli bitcoin holders demand local banks reveal policies regarding cryptocurrency accounts appeared first on The Block.

  • BitMEX extends access restrictions to 3 new jurisdictions
    The Block4 days ago

    BitMEX extends access restrictions to 3 new jurisdictions

    BitMEX, the Seychelles-based cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, is closing off its platform to three jurisdictions, the firm announced Monday. According to BitMEX, to ensure the safety of its users' funds and the stability of its platform the firm has decided to restrict users based in Seychelles, Hong Kong, and Bermuda from accessing its services.The post BitMEX extends access restrictions to 3 new jurisdictions appeared first on The Block.

  • Fidelity’s charity unit includes XRP to its list of accepted cryptos for donation; hits $100 million-mark
    The Block4 days ago

    Fidelity’s charity unit includes XRP to its list of accepted cryptos for donation; hits $100 million-mark

    Fidelity Charitable, the financial services giant’s charity unit, is now accepting XRP, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, for donations. Until now, the unit accepted only four cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), ether (ETH) and litecoin (LTC), having launched the form of donation back in 2015, according to an announcement shared with The Block late […]The post Fidelity’s charity unit includes XRP to its list of accepted cryptos for donation; hits $100 million-mark appeared first on The Block.

  • Latest Bitcoin price and analysis (BTC to USD)
    Coin Rivet4 days ago

    Latest Bitcoin price and analysis (BTC to USD)

    At the time of writing, Bitcoin (BTC) is trading just above $10,700 after a swift $300 pump this morning. Overall, price has dropped about 6% since last Monday. Bitcoin had been moving steadily upwards in early August, with price pumping from $9,500 and powering through the $10,000 and $11,000 levels with relative ease. However, after this initial pump, Bitcoin eventually dropped back to $9,750 last week. Right now, it seems we're in the middle of an upwards consolidation period, as BTC has been experiencing higher lows since the mid-August drop. Will price recover back to $13,000 and above? As you can see from the chart above, BTC is now back above its 20-day EMA after price bounced off the 100-dayThe post Latest Bitcoin price and analysis (BTC to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH
    The Block4 days ago

    E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH

    Japan's equivalent to Amazon, e-commerce giant Rakuten, has publicly launched its cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet. Announcing the news on Monday, the company said that users can start spot trading in three cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and bitcoin cash (BCH) - via a mobile app.The post E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH appeared first on The Block.