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

    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
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    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
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    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…

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 21/08/19
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    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 21/08/19

    It’s a bearish start to the day for the majors. Failure to move through to key levels could leave the trio deeper into the red…

  • The Crypto Daily – The Movers and Shakers – 21/08/19
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    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
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    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
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    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?
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    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 Empire

    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 Block

    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
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    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
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    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 Rivet

    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
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    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.

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

    It’s another bearish start to the day. Bitcoin will need to hold onto $10,300 levels to support the rest of the pack…

  • Digital currency research added to scope of China’s Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
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    Digital currency research added to scope of China’s Shenzhen Special Economic Zone

    The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone will now support the inclusion of digital currency research, according to China's state media Xinhua.The post Digital currency research added to scope of China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone appeared first on The Block.

  • Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Day Review – 18/08/19
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    Bitcoin Tech Analysis – Recap and Mid-Day Review – 18/08/19

    A mixed morning tests investor resolve as Bitcoin looks to avoid another heavy loss to limit the downside for the week. The bulls need $10,250.

  • Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up?
    Coin Rivet

    Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up?

    Brace yourselves, good people…The "real" Satoshi Nakamoto could be about to reveal himself as the true inventor of Bitcoin. A company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings is claiming that this will happen in three instalments, starting today. It will 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". A press release states that Nakamoto will also "illustrate the role that cyphers and encryption related to his devotion to Chaldean numerology played in many decisions in his creation of Bitcoin". "Nakamoto also will disclose why he chose the date 18th August not only to register bitcoin.org in 2008, but also to release Part I of “My Reveal” onThe post Is the real Satoshi Nakamoto about to stand up? appeared first on Coin Rivet.

  • Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 18/08/19
    FX Empire

    Bitcoin Cash – ABC, Litecoin and Ripple Daily Analysis – 18/08/19

    It’s another bearish start to the day for the majors. Heavy losses in the current week could test investor sentiment if key levels are not hit later this morning.

  • Another Choppy Crypto Market Week Sees the Bears Fight Back
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    Another Choppy Crypto Market Week Sees the Bears Fight Back

    The bulls fight back as August becomes a bear trap for crypto investors…

  • Silvergate Bank plans to offer loans to crypto companies
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    Silvergate Bank plans to offer loans to crypto companies

    Silvergate Capital Corporation, the holding company of startup-friendly Silvergate Bank, recently posted an updated S1 on August 15 in preparation for its upcoming IPO.The post Silvergate Bank plans to offer loans to crypto companies appeared first on The Block.

  • Gold demand reaches highest levels since 2013
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    Gold demand reaches highest levels since 2013

    In the midst of market volatility, Juan Carlos Artigas, Director of Research at World Gold Council tells Yahoo Finance "gold tends to be a very effective diversifier." He discusses that, how it compares to bitcoin and key trends in gold ETF flows.