Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, November 5

Predictions vary as some traders wonder whether a Bitcoin end-of-year rally will come as it has in previous years. What are the key levels to watch? The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. We are into the final two months of the year, which have historically proven strong […]

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The Mysterious East: Decrypting Japanese Crypto Traders

About Japanese crypto market, Satoshi Nakamoto’s successors, industry challenges and trendsetters in the country which were first to legalize digital currency. Japan is one of the key countries in the crypto financial world, where the headquarter of Bitcoin.com is situated, the crypto exchange Mt. Gox was established, the Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto name comes from, and cryptocurrencies in general are legalized. But, what do we really know about the growing industry of cryptocurrencies in the Land of the Rising Sun? What and where can be bought in […]

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Bitcoin Cash Fork Watch: BCH Infrastructure Providers Reveal Contingency Plans

There’s only 10 days left until the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. At the moment the upgrade has two competing BCH clients with different ruleset changes, so the upcoming fork could cause a chain split. Because of the contention over certain upgrade proposals, a slew of exchanges and wallet providers have revealed their contingency plans for the upcoming consensus change. Also read: Developers Launch BDIP: A Bitcoin Cash Proposal Process for Decentralized Apps   Hard Fork Contingency Plans Are Laid Out Bitcoin Cash […]

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BitMEX Launches New Fork Monitoring Website to Keep Track of Bitcoin Forks

BitMEX just launched a website to make it easier to keep tabs on hard and soft forks on the Bitcoin blockchain. According to a recent blog post, the research arm of BitMEX is sponsoring a new website, ForkMonitor.info, which is connected to 13 nodes of Bitcoin and its hard forks, most notably Bitcoin Cash. The website will monitor many different aspects of the networks and their associated blockchains, with the ultimate goal of keeping track of these variables during forks to be “potentially useful in helping to […]

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China’s Central Bank Wants to Put the Damper Airdrops: Report

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), China’s central bank, has its eyes on cryptocurrency companies that run airdrop campaigns in the country. In its most recent financial stability report for 2018, which was published on Friday, November 3, 2018, the bank said there has been a surge in the number of “disguised” Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), including the free distribution of crypto tokens through airdrops, despite its effort to clamp down on their activities. Based on the report, the bank states that the companies running token giveaways […]

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GMO Internet Sees Huge Leap in BCH Mining for October

Japanese cryptocurrency mining company GMO Internet Group released its monthly update for October on Nov. 5. The report shows a huge increase in the amount of bitcoin cash extracted – 875 coins, from zero in September. Altogether, the company earned about $3.85 million from mining BTC and BCH during the period under review. Also Read: Pan-African Organisation Launches Framework to Encourage Cryptocurrency Trade New Mining Hardware Drives Output In its monthly update, the Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group said its hashrate has grown since the end of September after establishing […]

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Japan: Cybersecurity Experts Claim to Have Made Progress in Tracking Zaif Exchange Hackers

Cybersecurity experts from a subsidiary of bank holding giant Mitsubishi UFJ say they have found potentially incriminating evidence against Zaif exchange hackers.   Cybersecurity experts say they have found potentially incriminating evidence against the hackers of Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, according to an official statement today, Nov. 5. The experts are from Japan Digital Design Co. (JDD), a subsidiary of bank holding giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). As previously reported, as a result of a security breach on the Zaif exchange in mid-September, hackers succeeded in […]

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After ‘Negligible’ Mining-Related Sales, AMD Launches 8 New ‘Blockchain Compute Solutions’

U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturer AMD has produced eight new crypto mining rigs, marketed as “blockchain compute solutions.” AMD, a California-based semiconductor manufacturer, has evidently partnered with seven major tech companies to produce eight new cryptocurrency mining rigs, according to AMD’s official website as of today, Nov. 5. As per the list of newly-released miners on AMD’s site under the title “AMD and Blockchain Technology,” the firm has partnered with Sapphire, ASROCK, ASUS, MSI, Biostar, TUL and Rajintek to issue eight different rigs boasting “Ultimate stability,” “24/7 performance” and […]

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PR: Ethershift Launches Token Sale with Rockstar Advisors Mate Tokay and John McAfee

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Ethershift.co is an ERC20 crypto currency exchange that provides the near instant conversion of 70+ crypto assets. Ethershift has no accounts and let’s customers trade without collecting any personal information. After launching the exchange in May, the team at Ethershift has been […]

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Ex-Fed. Prosecutor Turned Crypto VC Katie Haun: Crypto Is in the ‘Dial-up Days’

Nobel-winning economist and notorious Bitcoin critic Paul Krugman debates ex-U.S. federal prosecutor and crypto bull Kathryn Haun. Former U.S. federal prosecutor and current cryptocurrency VC executive Kathryn Haun recently took part in a debate on crypto with Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman, posted on YouTube by crypto venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Nov. 2. The debate, hosted by Mexican tech company KIO Networks and moderated by local business journalist Rodrigo Pacheco, was reportedly held in Mexico in September 2018. A former federal prosecutor for the U.S. […]

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