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While Markets Move Sideways, Crypto Whale Sightings Increase

While cryptocurrency markets have been moving sideways during the last few weeks, digital currency proponents have been observing large bitcoin whale movements. Transactions with tens of thousands of BTC have been noticed on the move from one wallet to another. On Friday, one colossal BTC holder moved over 50,000 BTC ($410 million) and cycled the funds through multiple addresses. Also read: Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250,000 Signatures Bitcoin Whale Sightings One of cryptocurrency’s favorite topics is the subject of whales and the large digital currency holders […]

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Italian Copyright Authority and Algorand Develop Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management

Italian Society of Authors and Publishers teamed up with Algorand to develop a new ecosystem for copyright management based on blockchain technology. The Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE) has teamed up with Algorand to develop a new ecosystem for copyright management, based on Algorand’s recently launched blockchain platform. SIAE had already started to develop the project – with the help of “La Sapienza” University of Rome and consulting company Blockchain Core. SIAE has now decided to focus on the Algorand platform for its by design […]

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Bitcoin Price Must Now Break $8.2K to End 6-Month Losing Streak

Bitcoin price needs to break above $8.2K to spark a new bull market while altcoins continue to rally higher due to the low volatility in BTC price. While Bitcoin (BTC) is in a range between $6,800-$8,200, some altcoins have shown impressive movements during the past week. Some examples are MATIC (+83%) and RVN (+46%). These movements generally occur during low volatility periods in Bitcoin.  Crypto market daily performance. Source: Coin360 Now that Bitcoin is attempting to rally above $7,600, into its previous trading range, new analysis and […]

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New Improved HashAltcoin Blackminer F1-Ultra FPGA Miner

There are a lot of FPGA mining solutions out there, but arguably the most user-friendly one seems to be the Blackminer F1 series by Hash Altcoin. The company has just announced it is going to retire their retirement of the Blackminer F1 and F1+ devices as they have been sold out and there are no plans to manufacture them in the near future, but there will be a new device to take their place. The new Blackminer F1-Ultra FPGA miner is up for pre-order at a regular […]

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EOS-Based Social Media Platform Voice Announces Beta Launch

Voice, a social media platform developed by EOS creator Block.One, announced that it will launch in beta on Feb. 14, 2020. Voice, the social media platform first unveiled by EOS creator Block.One in June, announced that it will launch in beta on Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day — in 2020. Voice announced the beta launch date in a blog post published by the project on Dec. 5. The firm also promises that it will share its progress with the community as the development goes on.  Voice also […]

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SEC Approves Bitcoin Futures Fund

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved an investment fund that will invest in bitcoin futures contracts. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce calls this move “a bit of progress.” The SEC has also revealed why it decided to approve such a fund. Also read: Swiss Licensed Crypto Bank Expanding Into 9 Markets Bitcoin Futures Fund Cleared to Launch The U.S. SEC declared the registration statement filed by Stone Ridge Trust VI for the NYDIG Bitcoin Strategy Fund effective on Monday. The company filed Form N-2 with […]

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Bitcoin Hovers Under $7,550 as Altcoins See Moderate Gains

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day, as Bitcoin hovers around the $7,550 mark again. Saturday, Dec. 7 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) hovers just under the $7,550 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is currently up by 2.12% on the day, trading at around $7,537 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is down by about […]

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SEC Requests UK’s Intervention to Force Telegram’s Former Advisor to Testify

The U.S. SEC asked the U.K. authorities to force Telegram’s former chief investment advisor to testify in Grams tokens offering case. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) asked the High Court of England and Wales to force Telegram’s former chief investment advisor John Hyman to testify in the case over the firm’s Grams tokens offering. Industry news outlet Coindesk reported on Dec. 7 that the SEC’s request was revealed by documents filed by the regulator with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of […]

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Ravencoin (RVN) Getting FPGA Mining Support for the X16Rv2 Algorithm

Back in October Ravencoin (RVN) forked to X16Rv2 as a means to drive away the ASIC miners for the X16R algorithm it previously used. The new algorithm X16Rv2 has helped lower the hashrate and make RVN mining prfotable for mining with GPUs for a bit, but now it seems we are getting back on the road to ASIC miners in the near future for the new algo. The X16Rv2 is apparently getting bitstreams for FPGA miners like the BittWare CVP-13 FPGA with 240 MH/s cited hashrate for […]

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Ghana Joins the Bandwagon — Plans for CBDC, Still Wary of Crypto

Ghana is maintaining a cautious approach to cryptocurrencies despite its central bank’s plans to launch a CBDC pilot in 2020. Ghana is maintaining a cautious approach to cryptocurrencies despite its central bank’s plans to launch a digital currency in the new year. Over the past five years, the West African country has become the fastest-growing mobile money market on the continent. The burgeoning number of mobile money users is proof that digitized payments systems are providing a means for people to become financially active. According to a […]

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