Monthly Archives: July 2018

Hodler’s Digest, July 1-8: Finland Calls Bitcoin a ‘Fallacy,’ While EU Warns Against BTC Pessimists Like Robert Shiller

The Bank of Finland tries to paint cryptocurrencies as a “fallacy,” and Coinbase reaches out to institutional investors in this week’s crypto overview Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.   Top Stories This Week Vitalik Buterin Rails Against Centralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, said this week […]

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Privacy-Centric ‘Bob Wallet’ Adds Bitcoin Cash Support

Privacy is important in the cryptocurrency ecosystem to a large number of individuals, and people believe private transactions are needed badly these days in a society watched by the ‘deep state.’ Because people find privacy to be extremely important, some developers have designed bitcoin mixers and tumblers that help obfuscate cryptocurrency transactions recorded on public blockchains. One specific project in the works called Bob Wallet offers a privacy-centric client that enables users to move BTC and BCH from a public wallet to a private wallet in a […]

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Bank of Korea Says Crypto Investment Poses ‘Insignificant’ Risk to Local Financial Market

South Korea’s central bank says local crypto-asset investment is low, with the balance of virtual currency accounts in domestic banks totalling $1.79 bln at the end of 2017. According to South Korean central bank the Bank of Korea (BOK), the outstanding balance of virtual currency accounts in domestic banks totalled $1.79 billion as of Dec. 2017, local news outlet Yonhap reported Friday, July 5. The BOK’s report considered the $1.79 billion (2 trillion won) figure to be relatively low, as it is equivalent to around 8 percent […]

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PBoC: Bitcoin Trading in Chinese Currency Drops Below 1% of World Total

Bitcoin trading in renminbi (RMB) has dropped to less than 1 percent of the global total, the central bank of China announced. The People’s Republic banned yuan-crypto trade last year, prompting the exodus of hundreds of Chinese crypto businesses, including some of the world’s leading trading platforms.     Also read: Crypto Exchange Binance Expects up to $1 Billion Profit in 2018 ‘Zero-Risk’ Exit for 88 Exchanges, the People’s Bank Says The trading of Bitcoin with the Chinese national currency, the renminbi (RMB), has fallen to less than […]

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Crypto Markets Rally, With Bitcoin Pushing $7K, Ethereum Close to $500

Crypto markets are rallying, with Bitcoin pushing the $7K price point, and Ethereum close to $500, and an $13 billion uptick on total crypto market capitalization today. The crypto markets are on a strong upswing today, July 8, as data from Coin360 shows, with with Bitcoin (BTC) pushing the $7,000 price point. Virtually all of the top 100 coins by market cap are green on the day to press time. The markets have seen just over a week of solid consolidation of gains first claimed in their […]

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Five of the Best Blockchain Explorers

Blockchain explorers have come a long way since bitcoin’s early days. In the beginning there were none. Then there were basic ones that allowed users to search for specific wallet addresses or transactions. Fast forward to today and we’re blessed with a plethora of blockchain explorers that can be used to extract all kinds of data from multiple blockchains including hidden messages, block heights, and rich lists. Also read: Crypto Exchange Binance Expects up to $1 Billion Profit in 2018 Blockchain Explorers Are the Google of Cryptocurrencies As […]

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New Cashpay Wallet Feature Replaces BCH After Spending

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) centric wallet called Cashpay. The wallet launched last June and allows any user to purchase anything online using BCH. This week the development team has added a new feature called ‘Spend and Replace’ a wallet function that replaces BCH with a BCH buy order from Coinbase whenever the cryptocurrency is spent. Also read: A Look at the Long and Annoying Process of Claiming Bitcoin Forks Cashpay Allows Users to Replace the Bitcoin Cash They Spend During the first […]

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Blockgeek’s Ameer Rosic: ‘Everyone Is Smart Enough to Lose or Make Money’ in Crypto

Blockgeek’s Ameer Rosic thinks that everyone should have access to crypto adoption — including his mom — and tells CT why in an exclusive interview. This interview has been edited and condensed. Ameer Rosic, serial entrepreneur and founder of online blockchain hub Blockgeeks, goes into why he thinks investing in crypto should be open to the masses and what it will take to induce widespread blockchain adoption during an interview at this year’s BlockShow Europe 2018. Molly Jane: First off, how did you get interested in the […]

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The Weekly: Coinbase Custody Opens, Malta Adopts Crypto Law, Bittrex Invades Europe

In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported about Coinbase opening the floodgates for institutional money, the new crypto law in Malta, and a move by Bittrex to invade the European market. We also covered, in this week’s most commented-on article, Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman’s trolling of XRP and BTC supporters. Also Read: No Insider Trading, Market Manipulation and Misleading Ads – Malta’s New Crypto Law Fake Trezor Wallet Website On Monday, we reported that hardware wallet manufacturer Trezor has issued a warning to […]

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4 Million Bitcoin Has Been Lost

4 million btc estimated to have been lost over time, vitalik buterin’s thoughts on centralized exchanges, and more Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! https://steemit.com/@mrsotko Litecoin donation address: LZaQgPhBvQT6PC2gAnLsQGPPaYDPm5dyNx Ethereum donation address: 0x125DE6B8FAb078701e0b11ECb1A6bDF3aF9E73dc Bitcoin donation address: […]

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