Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bitcoin Trading Volume on Coinbase Hits Year High

Bitcoin trading volume on crypto exchange Coinbase recently hit 263,000 in May, a volume which had not been seen since February 4, 2018. Bitcoin (BTC) trading volume on major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently hit a high of 263,000 on May 12, a volume which has not been seen since February 4, 2018. Bitcoin most recently approached this number in November, with a peak of 259,000 on the 18th. Bitcoin 2-year volume chart. Source: Bitcoinity The Bitcoin price was similar between the two peaks at or above 263,000 […]

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Canada: Vancouver Mayor Suggests Ban on Bitcoin ATMs

The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin automated teller machines due to money laundering issues. The city of Vancouver, Canada, is considering banning bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machines (ATMs) due to money laundering issues, the Next Web reported on June 5. The mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart, has reportedly suggested a complete ban on bitcoin ATMs in connection with the increasing number of money laundering cases. A police report cited by the Next Web claim that criminals could purchase a bitcoin ATM for their own […]

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Crypto Exchange With 2 Million Users Launches Apps for Apple and Android Devices

sponsored A crypto exchange with more than 2 million users has launched apps for Android and iOS — and now plans to become a major player in the pan-Asian region. A crypto exchange that claims it has amassed more than 2 million registered users in the space of four months has released new apps for Android and Apple smartphones. As well as supporting transactions in a multitude of cryptocurrencies, Bitsdaq says its app offers real-time updates on movements in the markets — and enables users to make withdrawals […]

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Satoshi Posers — Why So Many Takers for the Bitcoin Crown?

A number of people have filed copyright claims to the Bitcoin white paper in an effort to prove they are Satoshi Nakamoto. The real identity of Bitcoin’s founder, Satoshi Nakamoto, has been a mystery since the inception of the preeminent cryptocurrency over a decade ago. Over the last 10 years, various people have claimed to be the mysterious Satoshi, but their assertions have always been met with skepticism and have lacked any substantial evidence to prove the point. This has seemingly come to a head over the […]

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Bitcoin Analyst Says BTC Could Reach $25,000 by End of 2019

Bitcoin price analyst Oliver Isaacs thinks BTC will hit $25,000 around the end of 2019, due to factors such as China’s trade war with the U.S. and signs of mainstream adoption. Bitcoin (BTC) price analyst Oliver Isaacs thinks it will hit $25,000 around the end of 2019, according to a report by The Independent on June 5. Isaacs discussed the reasons he still has high hopes for a rally in the near future, saying: “There are multiple drivers behind the recent resurgence. There are geopolitical, technological and […]

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Republic of San Marino Issues Regulatory Policies on Tokens, Token Offerings

San Marino officials have issued a governmental decree setting forth regulations for blockchain in business, seeking to provide regulatory certainty for ICOs. The captains regent of the Republic of San Marino, Nicola Selva and Michele Muratori, have issued a governmental decree on blockchain tech for businesses, according to a recent document. The new decree outlines procedures for registering a blockchain-based organization with the “Istituto per l’Innovazione della Repubblica di San Marino,” or San Marino Innovation Institute.   According to the decree, blockchain-based organizations in the Republic of […]

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$1.5M in Stolen Bitcoin From 2016 Bitfinex Hack Changes Address

Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex back in 2016 has been moved from hackers’ wallets to an unknown address on June 7. A portion of bitcoin (BTC) stolen from Bitfinex crypto exchange back in 2016 has been moved from hackers’ wallets to an unknown address on June 7, based on several tweets by crypto transaction tracker Whale-alert.io. The movement of stolen bitcoins has allegedly started earlier today at 06:08 AM UTC and involved of six transactions to date, totally worth about 185 bitcoin, or $1.5 million at press time. […]

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Electron Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash to Mobile Phones

The developers behind the Bitcoin-Cash-based Electron Cash light client have added a slew of new features to the latest 4.0.6 version. Now Electron Cash users can send bitcoin cash to mobile phones via the Cointext service. In addition to this new functionality, the Cashshuffle implementation within the wallet now permits up to 99.9999 BCH per shuffle, instead of the default 50 BCH the platform previously allowed. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace Is Now Open for Trading Developers Add Cointext Functionality to the Latest Electron Cash […]

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BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX: Price Analysis 07/06

There are signs of buying at the lows in most major cryptocurrencies. Will they resume their uptrend? 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. The white paper for Facebook’s stablecoin might be released as early as June 18, according to multiple sources. This has been an eagerly awaited project […]

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Study: Over 74% of Bitcoin Mining is Powered by Renewable Energy

Cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares estimates that 74.1% of bitcoin mining is powered by renewable energy. Cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares estimates that 74.1% of bitcoin (BTC) mining is powered by renewable energy in its bi-annual mining report published on June 5. The report also claims that “at current prices, the average miner is highly profitable, with even older gear and high-cost producers currently able to make positive ROI.” The paper also notes that bitcoin mining operations are concentrated where there is ample […]

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