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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.
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.
Employees of the Litecoin Foundation have volunteered for a pay cut to help the organization sustain through the times of decreased donations, especially in Q1 of 2019.The post Litecoin Foundation employees ‘voluntarily decreased salaries’ in wake of reduced donations appeared first on The Block.
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.
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.
Litecoin (LTC) experienced exponential growth earlier this year. Prior to mid-June, Litecoin was the best performing coin in 2019, growing more than 170% in less than 90 days and peaking at around $145. However, after a couple of substantial falls toward the end of June and into early July, LTC has now dropped close to yearly lows. Unfortunately, Litecoin has suffered yet more downward momentum in August, dropping from close to $100 at the start of the month to a low of $70 earlier this week. LTC is currently trading at just above $72 after falling about 2% from $75 over the past week. Price has now also fallen below a key support level at $77. Let's take a lookThe post Latest Litecoin price and analysis (LTC to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
It’back in the red for 2 of the biggest crypto losers on Wednesday. Failure to recover to key levels would lead to another day of heavy losses.
It’s another bearish start to the day as Bitcoin pulls the broader market into the deep red. Things could get messy from here…
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.
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.
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 may have had a bad time recently, but Ethereum has fared much worse. Ethereum was trading at nearly $320 over a month ago before the altcoin market tanked. Over the last 24 hours, Ethereum has lost close to 10% in value. At the time of writing, Ethereum is trading at around $188. Will we see a substantial recovery soon or will ETH continue to struggle? Let's take a look at the chart for Ethereum. Looking at the chart above, we can see that ETH is already trading below all its EMAs, which now appear to be acting as resistance. ETH wasn’t able to maintain its price above any of its EMAs during its dive earlier in the summer –The post Latest Ethereum price and analysis (ETH to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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.
Monero’s XRM follows on from Tuesday’s slide with a bearish start to the day. Pressure comes from the broader markets as the bears fight back.
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.
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.
Ripple is putting aside a massive 1 billion XRP tokens for content creators and artists willing to publish through Coil, a platform intended for content monetisation. The Ripple online content strategy is aiming to encourage XRP adoption in and outside the crypto market. Ripple’s grant is worth almost $260 million and comes from the company’s investment subsidiary Xpring. The funding is expected to improve Coil’s performance as the platform creators seek to increase its popularity with content creators. What is the Coil platform? Coil is a micropayments platform for content creators. The concept behind the project is simple: artists, journalists, writers, and other people who create content should be able to monetise their work without intermediaries. The platform aims toThe post How Ripple is funding online content appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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.
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.
Over the last month, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been attempting to recover from a substantial downtrend that hit the entire cryptocurrency market hard over July. However, despite recovering from $250 up to $360, BCH suffered a substantial drop to $290 last week before recovering around 10% to the $320 region. Last week, there was an important recovery which saw BCH climb back above all its EMAs. However, this momentum seems to have run out of steam. Let's find out why. Looking at the chart above, we can see that the price of BCH was trading above all its EMAs last week at around $350. Unfortunately, the gains were lost and the price came crawling back down to below $300. AtThe post Latest Bitcoin Cash price and analysis (BCH to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
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.
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.