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It's All About $7,400 for Bitcoin Price as a Big Move Is Now Imminent
Bitcoin closed the week slightly above $7,500 up 1.56%, which marks the first positive week since the close of the first week of August.
EToro to Issue Debit Cards Starting Q2 2020
Multi-asset investment platform and social network eToro is allegedly planning to launch a debit card in the second quarter of 2020.On Dec. 9, Business Insider reported that the United Kingdom-based digital asset trading platform's 12 million users will be able to spend their earnings via a debit card, planned for launch in Q2 of next year.
China's Central Bank Uses Blockchain to Issue $2.8B Worth of Financial Bonds
The adoption rate of blockchain technology in China continues to impress as the People's Bank of China has reportedly issued 20 billion yuan in blockchain-based special financial bonds for small and micro enterprises.
Coinmine CEO talks crypto mining and why good user experience is so important for adoption
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LocalBitcoins volumes hit all-time-high in Argentina after Trump tariff announcement
Trade volumes on LocalBitcoins have hit a new all-time-high in Argentina, having spiked days after President Trump's announcement that the U.S. intends to place tariffs on Argentinian metal imports.
Richard Heart's HEX token raises concerns in the crypto community
HEX, a new cryptocurrency that claims to be the first high-interest blockchain certificate of deposit, is facing significant backlash after different analysts argue that the project was launched mainly to enrich its founder.
Nvidia Battles Shareholders in Lawsuit Over Crypto Miner Claims
Chip making giant Nvidia has been making its case for why a court should throw out a lawsuit alleging it misled investors over cryptocurrency mining demand for its graphics cards.
2020 Could See First Central Bank Digital Currencies
With today's markets mostly down, we're talking bitcoin's first golden cross in more than three years, "Central Bank Digital Currencies" and a behind-the-scenes look at internal Telegram communications exposed by the SEC.Tune in as CoinDesk podcasts editor Adam B. Levine and senior markets reporter Brad Keoun run down recent action in the markets, interesting longer-term trends and some of the most important crypto industry developments of the day.
Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
Two members of the prolific Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in U.S. prison apiece after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.
US SEC Seeks to Reopen Case Against Bitcoin Fraudster, Seeks Penalties
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed to reopen a case against Bitcoin fraudster Renwick Haddow as he has not resolved the regulator's claims for monetary relief against him.
A Reality Check: Blockchain and DLT in International Trade
To help shed light on the intricate workings of the technology and the role that it is playing in the international trade industry, Trade Finance Global partnered up with the World Trade Organization earlier this month to produce a 56-page report titled "Blockchain & DLT in Trade: A Reality Check," endorsed by the International Chamber of Commerce.
Huobi's US-Based Crypto Trading Platform HBUS Ceases Operations
The move comes right after Huobi Global announced that it would freeze all U.S. customers' accounts by mid-November.
Price Analysis 09/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, XTZ
We expect another attempt by the buyers to push the price above the 20-day EMA and the overhead resistance of $7,856.
Binance Futures Hits $2.7B All-Time High as Firm Adds Futures on iOS
Binance, the second-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume at press time, now supports Bitcoin futures trading on its new iOS app.
Ethereum could soon enable thousands of transactions per second
Over the weekend, Ethereum went through a significant software upgrade, dubbed Istanbul.
The Safello Story: Smaller Crypto Exchanges Must Partner to Survive
In the dog-eat-dog world of cryptocurrency exchanges, smaller startups that don't attract the volume of megaliths like Binance, Coinbase and Kraken must band together to survive turbulent market cycles.
Brazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M
Brazilian police have shut down a purported bitcoin investment scheme they allege stole 1.5 billion Brazilian reals.
Bakkt Goes Live With Options, Cash-Settled Futures Products
Bakkt COO Adam White at CoinDesk's Invest NYC 2019.Barely three months after launching its long-anticipated physically settled bitcoin futures product, the Intercontinental Exchange's Bakkt has gone live with its bitcoin options and cash-settled futures contracts.
Developer Flags Big-Money Loophole for Stealing All the ETH in MakerDAO
Micah Zoltu, an independent software developer who is also one of the co-authors of the original white paper for the decentralized prediction market Augur, published a blog post on Monday describing an attack on MakerDAO that, he argued, could empty all the ETH from the system.
Huobi US Is Abruptly Halting Exchange Operations
Photo of U.S.-based HBUS team in San Francisco courtesy of Huobi.
Japan's 2nd-Largest Utility Trials Blockchain for Renewable Energy Credits
The second-largest power utility in Japan is extending its trial of a blockchain-powered system for transacting renewable energy credits.
Bitcoin Price Fills $7.5K Futures 'Gap' as Trader Weighs $8K Potential
Bitcoin fluctuated around $7,500 on Dec. 9 after a weekend of range-bound movement reduced volatility concerns for traders.
Lithuanian Central Bank Announces Blockchain Collector Coin
The Bank of Lithuania announced that it will release a digital, blockchain-based collector coin in the spring of 2020, according to a press release on Dec. 9.The coin is dedicated to the Act of Independence of Lithuania on Feb. 16, 1918, and its 20 signatories.
Bakkt Launches 1st Regulated BTC Options as CEO Enters US Senate
The Intercontinental Exchange's digital asset platform Bakkt has launched the first regulated Bitcoin options and cash-settled futures in the United States.
Stellar's Version of Bitcoin's Lightning Torch Has Been Burning Quietly Since June
The Stellar blockchain has been running its own version of bitcoin's Lightning Torch since the summer.
China's Central Bank Likely to Pilot Digital Currency in Cities of Shenzhen and Suzhou: Report
The People's Bank of China is said to be preparing to launch pilots for its digital currency in at least two major cities.
Bitcoin Charts First Weekly Golden Cross in 3.5 Years
Bitcoin's weekly chart is reporting a bullish golden cross of the 50- and 100-period moving averages.
Crypto Exchange OKEx Launching Options Trading Later This Month
OKEx is adding cryptocurrency options to its existing offerings of spot and futures trading.
South Korea: Gov't Seeks to Tax Crypto Transactions as Capital Gains
The South Korean government plans to tax capital gains on cryptocurrency transactions.
China's Central Bank to Lead Real-World Pilot of Digital Yuan: Report
China is at last planning to conduct the first real-world test of its central bank digital currency, fresh reports claim.