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Bitcoin Looks for Price Support After Failed $10K Crossover
As of writing, bitcoin is changing hands at $9,400, representing a 2.67 percent drop from the previous day's close of $9,658.
New Korean Financial Watchdog Chief Takes Softer Tone on Cryptos
The new head of a South Korean financial watchdog has taken a softer tone on cryptocurrencies and hinted that his agency may consider easing rules for exchanges, The Korea Times reports.
3D Printing Could Be Blockchain's True Game-Changer
Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain research at MIT's Digital Currency Initiative.
$35 Bln Wiped Off Crypto Markets As BTC Tests $10k, Only To Retreat
May 7: more than $35 bln dollars were wiped off the crypto markets this weekend, as Bitcoin tantalizingly tested the $10,000 resistance, only to retrace Sunday, May 6.
Bill Gates: I'd Short 'Crazier, Speculative' Bitcoin If I Could
Microsoft founder Bill Gates issued critical comments about Bitcoin May 7, telling CNBC it was a "Greater fool" investment and he "Would short it if he could."
The Age of Endless Blockchain Forks Is Coming to an End
Paul Brody is the global innovation blockchain Leader at EY. When we sit down inside of EY and discuss what the biggest risks are to the future of the blockchain industry, one topic that comes up again and again is the high rate at which key blockchains are forking and the possibility that future forks will split apart large blockchains with critical mass.
NBA Superstar Steph Curry Is Now the First Celebrity CryptoKitty
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is getting his own CryptoKitty.
Startup That Puts Academic Diplomas On the Blockchain Raises $3 Million
Learning Machine, the blockchain startup co-developed a system for putting digital diplomas on the blockchain with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has raised $3 million.
Billionaire Warren Buffett Calls Bitcoin 'Rat Poison Squared'
The billionaire chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, has again hit out at bitcoin, comparing it with rat poison.
In A Bid For Transparency, European Crypto Exchanges Call For Regulations
European cryptocurrency exchanges renewed calls for suitable regulations as the international legal landscape continues to vary, Bloomberg reports May 7.
600 Stolen Bitcoin Miners From Icelandic Heist Suspected To Be In China
The missing machines from an unsolved Bitcoin mining hardware theft in Iceland earlier this year may be in China, Icelandic media outlet RUV reported May 5.
Cardano Signs Agreement with Ethiopian Government to Introduce Blockchain Technology to Agritech
The Ethiopian government will be working with Cardano to see how blockchain technology can have a positive impact on the agritech industry.
The Next Generation of Crypto Exchanges Has One Big Missing Piece
Heralded as a way to put true custody back into the hands of traders, decentralized exchanges have moved out of R&D phase and are enrolling early adopters.
Iceland's Missing Bitcoin Miners May Be In China
Iceland's 600 missing bitcoin mining machines may be in China, local news reported last week.
The Fate of Ethereum: ETH Pushes Toward $800 as Regulatory Announcement Looms
The fate of cryptocurrency regulation is set to be decided on May 7th as a working group of senior CTFT and SEC officials prepare a meeting that will determine the manner in which digital currencies are classified under securities laws.
Azerbaijan's Taxes Ministry Says Crypto Revenue Is Subject To Taxation
Revenue from crypto-to-fiat transactions will be subject to taxation in Azerbaijan, local news outlet Trend reported Saturday, May 5.
CoinMarketCap Quietly Removes BCH-Promoting Bitcoin.com From Its BTC Page
Major Cryptocurrency price tracking site CoinMarketCap has removed the website Bitcoin.com from its Bitcoin page as of today, May 6.
Crypto Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano, NEO, EOS and IOTA on Shaky Ground Over Past 24 Hours
Smaller altcoins have significantly not affected the cryptocurrency market cap, though some have experienced minor drops over the last 24 hours, and the green swells witnessed amongst major assets are not as prominent this time around.
Wall Street-Turned-Crypto Exec Novogratz Says 'Enough Already' To BCH-Promoting Tweet
Former Wall Street executive Michael Novogratz weighed in on the Bitcoin vs Bitcoin Cash debate in a tweet Saturday, May 5.
New Head Of South Korean Financial Regulator Notes 'Positive Aspects' Of Crypto
The newly appointed governor of South Korea's Financial Supervisory Service said that he sees "Some positive aspects" to cryptocurrencies in a press conference today, May 6.
Ethereum as a Security, ICO Market Reopening in South Korea and Rat Poison: Hodler's Digest, Apr 30-May 6
Goldman Sachs Opens Crypto Trading DeskInvestment banking giant Goldman Sachs will be opening a crypto trading desk after being "Inundated" with requests from clients desperate to get their fingers in the crypto pie.
Crypto-Backed Fiat Currencies: Sci Fi or Missing Link? Expert Take
Economies learned how to use and abuse the fiat currency system and central banks have not shied away from using the printing press extensively.
The Mystics May Be Here, But Are Crypto's Cards in Reverse?
In front of me - my life - there's good times, happiness, good fortune.
What Happens When There Are No More Bitcoin To Mine?
Bitcoin's blockchain protocol makes mining more difficult as more miners join the pool, and the Bitcoin reward for mining a block also halves every 210,000 blocks.
Japan's Financial Watchdog Sets Out New Requirements For Crypto Exchanges
Japan's financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency, has laid out yet further regulatory stipulations for domestic crypto exchanges, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, May 6.
Meetup's Crypto Secret? Blockchain Scams Are Running Rampant
The founder of the Worcester Ethereum Meetup had a self-proclaimed blockchain expert interrupt one of his recent meetings focused on how to use cryptocurrency wallets by passing out flyers for a crypto accounting services.
Binance Adds Ripple/Tether Pair to Its Exchange
Binance announced yesterday via its official Twitter handle that it will be adding a Ripple/Tether trading pair to its exchange platform.
South Korea Moves to Legalize and Regulate ICOs
A legislative body within South Korea is moving to lift the government's ban on initial coin offerings as a group of lawmakers led by Rep. Hong Eui-rak is drafting a bill to legalize ICOs under government supervision.
"It Never Was a Security": Ethereum Under The Regulatory Spotlight
In total, 31,000 BTC were raised by the Ethereum Foundation to fund the development of Ethereum - worth around $18.3 mln at the time.
Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger Slam Bitcoin Again, Resort To Elementary School Insults
Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway's Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett reiterated his negative stance towards cryptocurrencies at the annual meeting of his company Saturday, May 5.