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  • Cash, credit or... cryptocurrency? North Jersey restaurant now accepts bitcoin, litecoin - October 19, 2018
    NorthJersey.comCash, credit or... cryptocurrency? North Jersey restaurant now accepts bitcoin, litecoinNorthJersey.comThe Pompton Lakes restaurant on Lakeside Avenue recently joined a small number of eateries that accept decentralized virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, in the form of bitcoin and its clone currency litecoin. Apart from a personal interest i […]
  • Crypto Markets See Minor Losses as Relative Calm Continues, Bitcoin Slips Below $6500 - Cointelegraph October 19, 2018
    CointelegraphCrypto Markets See Minor Losses as Relative Calm Continues, Bitcoin Slips Below $6500CointelegraphBitcoin (BTC) is down a little under percent on the day, and is trading at $6,470 as of press time. With one notable exception Oct. 15 – a brief spike correlated with Tether's slight untethering from its dollar peg – the top coin has been tradi […]
  • Your computer could be quietly mining bitcoin — for someone else - October 19, 2018
    NBCNews.comYour computer could be quietly mining bitcoin — for someone elseNBCNews.comHackers are quietly hijacking personal computers, company servers, cable routers, mobile devices and other forms of computing power to stealthily mine cryptocurrencies — a problem that cybersecurity experts warn is growing rapidly. The act, known as ...
  • Bitcoin Futures Prices Jumped During Third Quarter - Investopedia October 19, 2018
    InvestopediaBitcoin Futures Prices Jumped During Third QuarterInvestopediaThe average daily trading volume for bitcoin futures jumped by 41% during the third quarter, according to the latest statistics from CME. Trading volume for bitcoin futures touched a high of 12,878 contracts worth approximately $530 million on a single ...and more »
  • Sentiment Speaks: Is Bitcoin Ever A Buy-And-Hold? - Seeking Alpha October 19, 2018
    Sentiment Speaks: Is Bitcoin Ever A Buy-And-Hold?Seeking AlphaWithout understanding the market, some crypto-currency investors hold forever. These hold-on-for-dear-lifers, or HODLers, hurt themselves with this mentality. The Bitcoin market is approaching its capitulation moment, which will end this correction ...and more »
  • Bitcoin in the doldrums, can't shake $6500 range - MarketWatch October 19, 2018
    Bitcoin in the doldrums, can't shake $6500 rangeMarketWatchBitcoin, the world's largest digital currency, was last changing hands at $6,436.28, down 0.2% since Thursday's level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken exchange. After rising more than 10% earlier in the week, bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.40% has gone back ...
  • Bitcoin's Price Breaks Through Key Support As Stocks Go South - CoinDesk October 19, 2018
    CoinDeskBitcoin's Price Breaks Through Key Support As Stocks Go SouthCoinDeskBitcoin (BTC) has dropped out of the tight trading range seen recently, paralleling losses in the U.S. stock markets. The leading cryptocurrency, which was trapped in a triangle pattern (narrowing range) above $6,400 yesterday, had looked set for a ...Seller of NY $16M Mansion […]
  • Bitcoin Scammer Hit With $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme that Promised Outrageous Returns - Fortune October 19, 2018
    FortuneBitcoin Scammer Hit With $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme that Promised Outrageous ReturnsFortuneNicholas Gelfman claimed to have a high-frequency trading computer program that could mine profits from Bitcoin, saying that his clients typically earned “7-11% monthly return on their Bitcoins.” He collected more than $600,000 from at least 80 eager ... […]
  • Bitcoin And Blockchain Jobs In The US Are Surging - Forbes October 18, 2018
    ForbesBitcoin And Blockchain Jobs In The US Are SurgingForbesThe U.S. jobs boom, which saw a record 7.14 million unfilled positions in August — coupled with last year's bitcoin mania — has resulted in a 300% increase in the number of jobs related to bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain over the last 12 ...and more »

  • $571 Million: Notorious North Korean Hacker Group Has Stolen a Fortune in Cryptocurrency October 19, 2018
    Even though blockchain technology has all sorts of security applications, one thing is for sure: cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, and hackers have exploited these flaws for massive gains. However, no hacker crew has been quite as successful as the infamous North Korean group of hackers, dubbed “Lazarus,” which is responsible […]
    Neil Mathew
  • Fake News: Elon Musk’s Flamethrower Company isn’t Accepting Bitcoin October 19, 2018
    Yesterday, various news websites including The Next Web reported that Elon Musk’s Boring Company was accepting bitcoin as a form of payment for its famous flamethrowers. However, it has now been revealed — also by TNW — that it is a fake website created by a scammer and that the real Boring Company is not accepting cryptocurrency. The post Fake News: Elon Mu […]
    Habiba Tahir
  • Such Borrow, Many Loan: Crypto Lender SALT Now Takes Dogecoin as Collateral October 19, 2018
    Cryptocurrency investors have another way to access capital without having to liquidate their portfolios. SALT Lending, which has issued more than $50 million in blockchain-backed loans, is capitalizing on the liquidity in dogecoin and has begun offering loans in USD collateralized by longtime crypto darling DOGE. Dogecoin’s profile has been on the rise in r […]
    Gerelyn Terzo
  • Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Pullback Action October 19, 2018
    The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate started losing its grip on the sideways action, slipping almost a percent this Friday. The pair broke below 6400-fiat, the psychological support level of the previous trend, to establish new intraday lows towards 6356-fiat. The downside action appeared after bulls began to feel weak near the giant descending trendline form […]
    Yashu Gola
  • One [Stable]coin to Rule Them All? Huobi’s New Program Lets Users Swap Between Tokens October 19, 2018
    Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global today introduced an all-in-one stablecoin program called HUSD, which will allow traders to convert between four USD-pegged cryptocurrency tokens. HUSD: Huobi’s All-in-One Stablecoin Solution According to the announcement, the HUSD solution aims to reduce the need to choose between multiple stablecoins, as […]
    Yashu Gola
  • Formosa Financial Integrates with BitGO October 19, 2018
    This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned The post […]
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  • Sammie Zhang, Former Financial PR Director, Officially Joins BitKan as Brand Director of Marketing October 19, 2018
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  • Upgraded BitKan App Now Much Faster, Wallet Supports Most ERC20 Tokens October 19, 2018
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  • Ethereum Token BAT Posts Major Rally as Brave’s Cryptocurrency Program Enters Beta October 19, 2018
    The cryptocurrency market posted a minor decline on Friday, with bitcoin and most other large-cap assets shedding about one to two percent of their previous-day valuations. Ethereum token BAT, however, managed to resist the market’s gravitational pull and post a major single-day rally. Ethereum Token BAT Hits Two-Month High BAT — short for Basic Attention Th […]
    Josiah Wilmoth
  • Lack of Transparency to Blame for Tether’s Loss of USD Peg: Novogratz October 19, 2018
    Five days since losing its U.S. dollar peg, fiat-backed cryptocurrency tether (USDT) continues to trade at a discount to its supposed $1.00 valuation. Defenders have largely chalked up the markdown to FUD, arguing that supporters of other “stablecoins” are launching a coordinated assault on tether, which has long dominated this market niche. However, billion […]
    Josiah Wilmoth

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  • The NASDAQ Still Hasn't Recovered from the 15 Year-Old Dot-Com Bubble, How Long Will it Take Bitcoin? December 27, 2014
    If you were investing in tech stocks back in the late nineties, you may still be trying to recover your initial investment. It's been 15 years since the NASDAQ index hit an all-time high of just over 5000, yet it still hasn't regained that high which was driven by intense speculation on the value of Internet-based companies.Here we are just over a […]
  • And I'm Back... December 11, 2014
    Philosophies aside, nine months later and I'm back into Bitcoin. I am a trader after all, am I not?
  • Meanwhile in the Capital of Slovenia... December 11, 2014
    [vimeo 114190446 w=500 h=281] Bitcoin in Ljubljana from Bitnik on Vimeo.
  • Anyone Still Around from 2011? December 11, 2014
    I can't believe I started blogging about Bitcoin over three years ago! Are any of my original readers still out there?  Who knew we'd go from a market cap of under $50 million to over $5 billion! Crazy!Anyway, please share your stories in the comments below.
  • Testing 1, 2, 3... December 9, 2014
    Hello, hello.  Testing 1, 2, 3.  Is anyone still out there?  Still awaiting the Bitcoin Renaissance... I think it's coming but not just yet.
  • If Someone Buys Bitcoin Today, They'll be Lucky to See a 300%+ ROI March 2, 2014
    There's significantly less incentive for someone to speculate on Bitcoin today. To see a return comparable to what we've been seeing over the last couple of years, the amount of capital that would have to be injected into the markets is exponentially more than it was just over a year ago. This is going to cause investors to really do their homework […]
  • I Sold All My Bitcoins March 2, 2014
    There are better ways to implement globally distributed ledgers that allow for instant payments, sans drama.Feel free to comment on this post when Bitcoin hits $10,000 so you can ask me how "butt-hurt" I am!
  • Ripple's Director of Business Development: Major Players to Adopt the Network in Near Future November 21, 2013
    Ripple Labs has been on a massive hiring spree, recently boosting their payroll to 30 employees:We're a team of 30 now! Meet the latest additions to our tech team: #ripple— Chris Larsen (@chrislarsensf) November 6, 2013Occasionally they'll use their blog to profile a new hire; this time it was Welly Scully, their new "Di […]
  • This Will End Poorly November 19, 2013
    I don't care how awesome Bitcoin is; all signs point to a massive bubble:tradingview.comYou can't go parabolic forever!
  • "Bitcoin Black Friday" Parters with "Fight for the Future" November 16, 2013
    Site: http://bitcoinblackfriday.comSite: BLACK FRIDAY PARTNERS WITH FIGHT FOR THE FUTUREEnergizing Bitcoin’s Second Annual Black Friday EventBitcoin Black Friday (formerly known as Bitcoin Friday) announced today a partnership with Fight for the Future, a digital rights advocacy group best known organizing the first m […]


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  • Long Term Update: nothing new to report October 1, 2018
    Long Term Update XBTUSD monthly chart
  • Long Term Update March 20, 2018
    Since the last update on February 13 there are not many new developments. The monthly KAMA average is flat, which allows us to calculate fairly reliable levels of support and resistance. As you can see nothing interesting happened with the BTCUSD cross that remains inside the supports and resistance levels (yellow lines). I have added … Continue reading Long […]
  • Long Term Update: Bottom Done Yes or No? February 13, 2018
    On 18 January 2018, I wrote that the bottom was probably done but I hinted that at the break of the same I would have closed my long term position, unfortunately there was a subsequent very strong selling activity after a weak reaction from the support of the weekly chart (at about 9500$). In these … Continue reading Long Term Update: Bottom Done Yes or No? […]
  • Long Term Update: Bottom Done. January 18, 2018
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  • Long Term Update: 2018 Outlook with entropic methods January 2, 2018
    Every beginning of a new year i post an outlook using entropic methods explained in the technical section of this blog. Here you can find the 2015, 2016 and 2017 forecast update, where you can find more information about this approach. Updated values for bitcoin (in brackets values of last year) using daily data since August … Continue reading Long Term Upda […]
  • Weekly Range Update: Bottom Done December 26, 2017
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  • Long Term Update: new support area December 22, 2017
    This is the last version of my KAMA indicator (public at tradingview) with default settings tuned for BTCUSD weekly chart. In the previous two occasions the first deviation line held well the drop, notice how in the recent November bottom the price was at an intermediate level between the Kama and the first negative line, an … Continue reading Long Term Upda […]
  • Quantitative Analysis of Altcoins, part III December 17, 2017
    In part I and II I did a quantitative analysis on altcoins and possible strategies on how to capitalize on their weakness compared to bitcoin. In Part III we will see how to allocate a portfolio starting with Fiat currencies. In the table below you will find cryptos with relative gains (G) and volatility (RMS) … Continue reading Quantitative Analysis of Altc […]
  • Weekly Range Update: CBOE/CME is coming! December 10, 2017
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  • Offtopic: Quantitative Analysis of Altcoins, part II December 5, 2017
    Asset Allocation of altcoins towards bitcoin - BTCTrading



  • Goldman Sachs and Billionaire Mike Novogratz Invest $15 Million into Crypto Custody Firm BitGo October 19, 2018
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and former Goldman partner Mike Novogratz have have executed a joint $15 million investment into cryptocurrency custodian BitGo Holdings Inc. The group’s contribution makes up over a quarter of the total $57.5 million raised in BitGo’s Series B fundraising round. The endorsement from Goldman and Novorgratz could help BitGo in attract […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Is China’s Alibaba Group going to aquire Alibabacoin [ABBC]? October 19, 2018
    Alibabacoin Foundation and China’s Alibaba Holding Group are having a dispute over trademark license in the Manhattan court of the United States of America. Alibabacoin Foundation CEO, Jason Daniel Paul Phillip stated that Alibabacoin Foundation offered a settlement to Alibaba Group Holdings a month ago. In response, while looking at the ongoing settlement n […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • EOS Technical Analysis: Bears and bulls grapple it out to claim high ground October 19, 2018
    EOS, the world’s 5th largest cryptocurrency, has been on a bearish drift since mid-2018. Over the last week, its value has seen simultaneous ups and downs, with the bull trying to escape the bear’s grasp. The price is now showing a short-term upward movement. At press time, the cryptocurrency was trading at $5.41 after sliding […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Drones and Blockchain – A Long Term Relationship? October 19, 2018
    For many years, drones were mostly used by military forces for reconnaissance and surveillance missions. However, over the last five years, there has been a massive growth in sales of consumer and commercial drones. Research from Gartner predicts that drone sales will nearly double over the next few years, from $6 billion in 2017 to […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Bitcoin [BTC]’s third fundamental property keeps the first two principles intact October 19, 2018
    Recently, at the Blockchaintalks special addition in Amsterdam, Tone Vays, a well-known Bitcoin influencer spoke about Bitcoin [BTC]’s fundamental properties and the scalability of the cryptocurrency. The Bitcoin influence spoke about the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. The creator published the whitepaper of the coin, which is now the ruler of the cry […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Gradual Decline For The Crypto Market, Capitalization Bleeding Out To Its Former Pre Pump Level Earlier This Week October 19, 2018
    The crypto market has been very stagnant since earlier this week when the Bitcoin made a move to $6700 after a Tether dump. Although the market is still on a positive channel, the gains that it has won is slowly bleeding out as bulls failed to muster enough volume to push the market up. The […]
  • Tron [TRX/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency’s bullish high seems to be wearing off October 18, 2018
    The tumultuous cryptocurrency has seen its highs and lows over the past week and the resulting price fluctuations have been consistent across the cryptocurrency charts. Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and Tron [TRX] have all received a mixed bag of sorts in terms of the prices. The Justin Sun led company has been on quite […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Chainalysis Will Help Binance Fight Money Laundering October 18, 2018
    Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has partnered with Chainalysis to fight the problem of money laundering. A press release published today stated that Chainalysis has finished a “global roll-out” of its software on the exchange, which will help Binance comply with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. Binance already complies with AML regulations to s […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: The market falls dull after the bear disappears October 18, 2018
    Over the past 2 weeks, the cryptocurrency market has been showing a scattered price range, wherein Ethereum is currently moving sideways. However, other big coins such as XRP and Lumens [XLM] are traveling fairly horizontal. At the time of writing, Ethereum is staying in the green zone, only up 0.07% with a trading price of […]
    Bitcoin Warrior
  • Cryptocurrency exchanges should work together to deter hacking attacks, says CEO of Hosho Group October 18, 2018
    In order to deter the ever-increasing hacking attacks on their systems, cryptocurrency exchange platforms should deploy security protocols in coordination, opined Yo Sub Kwon, the CEO of Hosho Group, a smart contract auditing, and security firm. Speaking at Bloomberg’s Sooner Than You Think event, Kwon said that most fraudsters, more often than not, funnel t […]
    Bitcoin Warrior

  • SEC Sets Up Open Line of Communication for Fintech Projects With FinHub October 18, 2018
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a new office to engage with cryptocurrency and blockchain startups. Called the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), the division will make it easier for fintech startups to interact with the regulator on related issues and the legal implications of products before they […]
    Jimmy Aki
  • Decentralization Gains Traction: Go-Ethereum Fifth Most Active on Github October 18, 2018
    Bear markets refine industries. Overall sentiment becomes negative from all angles, and naysayers proclaim that crypto is “dead.”Underneath all the fear, uncertainty and doubt, though, developers are still building. Case in point, Go-Ethereum (or geth), a command-line interface for running an Ethereum node using the Go programming language, is now the fifth […]
    Michael Taiberg
  • New BitConnect Class Action Combines All Former Suits — And Targets Youtube October 18, 2018
    According to recent court documents, an Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint has been filed at a U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against BitConnect. The new suit combines all the lawsuits previously filed against the now-defunct pyramid scheme.The new class action names the law firm Silver Miller as the "Class Counsel […]
    Jimmy Aki
  • Braiins OS: An Open Source Alternative to Bitcoin Mining Firmware [UPDATED] October 18, 2018
    Braiins wants to redefine open-source mining software.The company behind Slush Pool recently rolled out the initial release of its ASIC miner firmware: Braiins OS. The operating system is advertised as “the very first fully open-source, Linux-based system for cryptocurrency embedded devices,” an alternative to the factory-default firmware that comes with mos […]
    Colin Harper
  • Report: Despite Price Volatility Blockchain and Crypto Jobs Are In Demand October 18, 2018
    Glassdoor Economic Research is delivering much needed good news to the crypto community saying that despite extreme price volatility and regulatory uncertainty, the number of crypto jobs in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector has risen by 300 percent since the same time last year.Saying that “the professionalism of the space has accelerated,” the report […]
    Jessie Willms
  • U.S. Marshals to Auction Off $4.3 Million in Bitcoin October 18, 2018
    The U.S. Marshals agency has announced plans to auction $4.3 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) in November 2018. The sealed bid auction is for nearly 660 bitcoins which were seized in a series of federal criminal, administrative and civil cases over the years.The haul comes from cases against convicts like Thomas Mario Costanzo and Theresa Tetley, both sentence […]
    Jimmy Aki
  • CME Group: Bitcoin Futures Trading Is Up 41 Percent in Quarter Three October 17, 2018
    Bitcoin futures trading is up. American financial market company CME Group Inc. announced on Twitter early on the morning of Wednesday, October 17, 2018, that its futures products are experiencing rising volume, explaining, “In Q3, Bitcoin futures average daily volume rose 41% and open interest was up 19% over Q2.”This is a massive improvement over just two […]
    Nick Marinoff
  • No Connection Required: How One Dev Sent Bitcoin While Off the Grid October 17, 2018
    Following a partnership between Samourai Wallet and goTenna, which now allows users to send bitcoin transactions offline, one developer in New Zealand is staying ahead of the curve.Detailing the feat in a series of tweets, Rigel Walshe used a $27 entry level, Android smartphone and four goTennas (portable devices used to create off-grid radio signals) to suc […]
    Michael Taiberg
  • Class Action Suits Launched Against Cryptocurrency Mining Investment Company October 17, 2018
    The law offices of Pomerantz LLP in New York have filed a series of civil suits against MGT Capital Investment and its executive officers on behalf of several of the trading firm’s past or present customers. The suits allege that between October 9, 2015 and September 7, 2018, the company violated laws set forth by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that res […]
    Nick Marinoff
  • Canadian Blockchain Company Sees Opportunity in Newly Legalized Cannabis October 17, 2018
    Like Walmart with pork from China and Maersk with shipping containers, DMG Blockchain Solutions (DMG) is hoping to be the first global supply chain company to manage cannabis products on the blockchain, initially in Canada — and then around the world.Canada’s legalization of cannabis came into effect today on October 17, 2018, and Vancouver-based DMG Blockch […]
    Jessie Willms


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