Monthly Archives: September 2019

Bitcoin Price Near $10,500 as Ether and Other Altcoins Make Gains

Bitcoin is trading near $10,500 after slipping short of $11,000 yesterday. Ether and other altcoins are seeing solid gains over the 24-hour period. Saturday, Sept. 7 — Bitcoin (BTC) is trading sideways after falling short of the resistance at $11,000 yesterday, while Ether (ETH) is making a slight recovery from its dip earlier this week Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin has been trading in a range around $10,400 today. Yesterday it appeared that the coin would finally cross the $11,000 mark, a price the cryptocurrency has not […]

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

From Cointelegraph auf Deutsch: Germany announces additional crypto regulations, Switzerland adds a new blockchain hub and Austrian scammers use fake celebrity ads. The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, with the German government clarifying proposed regulations, Switzerland adding a new blockchain hub, while Bitcoin (BTC)-scammers are using Austrian celebrities in fake crypto ads. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. German government explains proposed regulations for crypto wallets and […]

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

Cointelegraph en Espanol presents a weekly digest of selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from the Spanish-speaking world. The Spanish-speaking world saw some major developments this week with Spain introducing a reinforced authentication system for payments, Mexico giving fines up to $47,000 for the unauthorized use of crypto and a South Korean blockchain delegation visiting Peru.  Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexico fines up to $47,000 for unauthorized use of crypto The Central Bank […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular news stories affecting Bitcoin this week. Mining Heavy-Handed Regulations Run Cryptominers Out of Iran Large-scale miners in Iran have begun to move abroad as a result of strict cryptomining regulations imposed by the government in early August 2019. After over a year of back and forth, the Iranian government finally recognized cryptomining as an industry, but it comes at a steep price for miners. The price of electricity offered to miners is equivalent to […]

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Monthly Macro Support Tested With Impulsive Move

Summary: Shortly after seeing a retest of macro resistance at $10,750, the bitcoin market saw a strong pullback that has us testing a monthly supply level of $10,300. The support retest came about on strong volume and high spread, but is currently showing signs of support exactly where the bulls would want to see the market find support. If we can hold the $10,300 level, I expect to see a strong continuation of our uptrend and for the price to ultimately break new highs above $11,000. However, […]

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Energy Companies Are Missing Out on Bitcoin Mining

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, the guys bring on Brandon Green, another Bitcoin Magazine staffer, to talk about a spicy op ed he recently wrote about the Bitcoin mining energy consumption problem. Green flips the problem on its head by asking why more energy companies aren’t seeing the business opportunity in servicing cryptocurrency mining companies. The conversation meanders into the territory of universal basic income, the cost of printing money and even candy bars. Interview Op Ed: Bitcoin Uses a Lot of Energy, So […]

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Casa Adds iOS and Android Support for Sats Mobile Wallet

Casa, a Bitcoin-focused services and hardware firm, released a mobile wallet app for both Android and iOS users. Bitcoin (BTC)-focused technology firm Casa announced that its Sats mobile Bitcoin wallet app is now available for both iOS and Android devices. Casa announced in a post published on its official blog on Sept. 5 that the mobile wallet is now available for download. Furthermore, Casa notes that the latest version of the app can be used without the company’s hardware Bitcoin Lightning node, but users who do not […]

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Jack Dorsey: Twitter Has No Interest in Creating Libra-Like Crypto

Twitter CEO and founder Jack Dorsey says that he has no plans to launch a platform-specific “Twitcoin” cryptocurrency, still bullish on Bitcoin. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey stated that there are no plans for a platform-specific “Twitcoin” cryptocurrency, noting that he will instead focus on promoting Bitcoin (BTC). Open standards are better According to Australian news outlet The Sydney Morning Herald’s article published on Sept. 5, Dorsey is confident that Bitcoin is still the most likely candidate to beсome the internet’s native currency. Twitter CEO noted: […]

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Ledger Live Now Supports Over 1,250 Ethereum-Based ERC-20 Tokens

Hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger announces that its cryptocurrency management software Ledger Live now supports over 1,250 Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens. French hardware wallets manufacturer Ledger announced that its cryptocurrency management software Ledger Live now supports Ethereum (ETH) ERC-20 tokens. In a blog post published on Sept. 5, Ledger announced the version 1.14.0 of its Ledger Live software that now supports over 1,250 Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens. The update has already been released for both mobile and desktop versions of the software. More assets to be supported in the future […]

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Bitcoin Cash-Powered File Storage Concept Sparks Interest and Debate

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were introduced to a new project called the Cashweb protocol on Friday. The blockchain file sharing scheme allows people to store and load arbitrary data to the BCH chain. While the new protocol still has “a long way to go,” the developer decided to share his creation with the BCH community and show off the protocol’s possibilities. Even though a few people thought the project was “awesome,” the Cashweb conversation turned into a debate about whether or not data should be stored onchain […]

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