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Trump Vs. Bitcoin, Japanese Exchange Hacked
In the video, Capozzalo and Zuckerman discuss United States President Donald Trump criticizing Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra stablecoin, the European Central Bank's recent statements about Bitcoin, and whether BTC is a currency.
Tor Project's Bitcoin Crowdfunding Campaign Hits Goal in 25 Hrs
Tor Project's new Bitcoin-based crowdfunding campaign has reached the softcap of $10,000 in 25 hours after the launch.
Rep. Waters Opens Libra Hearing With Indictment of Facebook's Past Mistakes
Today, lawmakers on the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee are meeting to discuss the possible effects of Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency project on the financial system.
It's Not Up to Facebook to Decide What Libra Is, Ex-CFTC Advisor Says
So said Jeff Bandman, a former fintech advisor at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, speaking to CoinDesk about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in a live broadcast on Tuesday.
Tether Stablecoin to Launch on 5th Blockchain
The popular and sometimes controversial stablecoin tether is to launch on a fifth blockchain.
40-Strong Blockchain Insurance Group B3i Appoints CEO
Insurance industry blockchain group B3i, which is now building DLT solutions for some 40 member firms, has appointed John Carolin as chief executive officer.
France's Financial Watchdog Proposes 'Voluntary' Regulatory Framework for Crypto Firms
The Financial Markets Authority, France's top financial organization, plans to release an experimental regulatory framework for crypto firms later this month, according to a Reuters report.
Bitcoin Price Looks South After Second 13% Drop of 2019
View Bitcoin closed below $9,614 on Tuesday, confirming a bearish reversal on the daily chart.
Money Managers Are Paying Big Bucks to Interpret Your Bitcoin Tweets
Algorithms that can decode market sentiment are making waves in the institutional crypto landscape, a July 17 report from Reuters claims.
France Set to Approve First Crypto Firms Under New Rules This Month
France is poised to approve initial coin offerings operators and other crypto businesses with its new regulatory approach to the sector.
Tim Draper Slams Proposed Bitcoin Ban in India
Bitcoin proponent and Tezos investor Tim Draper hit out at the Indian government on Twitter July 16 after alleged evidence appeared it was preparing to ban cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin Network Is Moving $3 Billion Daily, Up 210% Since April
Bitcoin's average transaction volume is topping $3 billion per day, data from crypto analytics site Coinmetrics.io reveals as of July 16.Bitcoin's Uptrend in Daily Transaction Value Eclipsing Altcoins'.
Should Have Used Bitcoin, Says Samson Mow
Chief strategy officer at blockchain development firm Blockstream, Samson Mow, declared that he believes that Facebook should have used Bitcoin instead of developing its own stablecoin in a series of tweets published on July 16.'Libra Can't Be Everything for Everyone'.
Coinbase Deposits for UK Users Now Take 10 Days, Must Be Over £1,000
United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has abruptly imposed a minimum deposit amount of 1,000 British Pounds for United Kingdom account holders, staff reportedly confirmed in private emails on July 16.Report: Coinbase Suspends Faster Payments Deposits in U.K. Coinbase, which previously allowed U.K. users to deposit fiat funds via the country's Faster Payments settlement system, has now suspended the service, they said.
Tether USDT is Launching on a 'Pure PoS' Blockchain, Algorand
The Tether stablecoin is about to be released on its fifth blockchain, Algorand, the company announced in a tweet published on July 17.Tether on a 'Pure' Proof-of-Stake Blockchain.
Senate hostile towards Libra, Facebook suggests regulators must act or risk losing US dollar dominance to Bitcoin
The focus of the hearing between Facebook's David Marcus and the Senate on the Libra cryptocurrency was trust-or the lack thereof.
Waves Founder Sells Blockchain Startup to Russian Financial Consultant
A startup founded by the Waves platform team, Vostok, has been sold to one of the project's earliest investors.
Retail Investors Can Now Bet on Bitcoin Hitting $100,000 by 2020
Based regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX is giving retail investors the chance to bet on Bitcoin hitting $100,000 by 2020.New Possibilities for the Retail Crypto Trader.
Bitcoin Price Below $9.5K Could Spark 80% Parabolic Advance Correction
Bitcoin Price Clings to $9,500 SupportBitcoin continued to trade down on July 17 after a further 10% fall sent the price of the largest cryptocurrency back below $10,000.
IBM Triples Number of Blockchain Patents in US Since Last Year
Tech giant IBM has tripled the number of blockchain patents secured in the United States since last year, currently boasting over 100 active patent families.
Senator Brown on Libra: 'A Recipe for More Corporate Power Over Markets'
Libra is a "Recipe for more corporate power over markets and over consumers," according to U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee.
Grayscale Investments Report Assets Under Management of $2.7B
Digital asset management fund Grayscale Investments has recorded an all-time high volume of assets under management of $2.7 billion.
Crypto markets rattled, Bitcoin breaks below $10,000 as altcoins crash
As Bitcoin continues correcting and now is trading below the $10,000 support level, Brandt reaffirmed that the cryptocurrency market could be about to suffer a major plunge from the high of $310 billion in market capitalization to roughly $150 billion, which will mostly affect altcoins.
Cuba Libra? Island Nation Slowly Explores Cryptocurrency Options
Cubans are quietly exploring cryptocurrency use-cases on the politically isolated island, even watching Facebook's Libra project with cautious optimism.
Bitcoin Noticeably Absent From Senate Hearing on Facebook's Libra
For a panel about a proposed cryptocurrency, Tuesday's Senate Banking Committee hearing was notably light on crypto talk.
US Rep. Kevin McCarthy Praises Bitcoin while Criticizing Libra
"I like Bitcoin. Is it where it needs to be? No, but the real thing I like when it comes to Bitcoin is blockchain, 'cause I like the security. I want government to actually start using blockchain."
Polkadot Introduces Its Experimental Version Dubbed 'Kusama'
Blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot has introduced its "Canary network" dubbed Kusama, which represents an experimental version of the protocol.
Bitcoin Below $10,000, Down 26.6% in 7 Days: What Caused the Pullback?
Since July 10, the price of Bitcoin has fallen from $13,200 to $9,684, with major cryptocurrency exchanges, including Coinbase, recording a 26.6% drop within a period of seven days.
Share Internet Data Launches Banking App in Tandem With LDJ Capital
Internet crowdsourcing company Share Internet Data Ltd has partnered with private equity firm LDJ Capital to launch a blockchain-based digital banking solution.
Are Cardano, Chainlink and Ravencoin doomed to continue falling?
Although the plunge has been more drastic in altcoins than in Bitcoin, this technical analysis will evaluate whether Cardano, Chainlink and Ravencoin are doomed to continue falling.