Category Archives: Crypto News

Octagon Strategy: We ‘Remain Bullish’ on Bitcoin, Cautiously Optimistic on Regulations

A veteran digital asset trading firm has renewed its faith in Bitcoin, telling CNBC it “remains bullish” on its future. The head trader of Octagon Strategy has told CNBC the company “remains bullish” on Bitcoin despite price decreases and “obstacles” it may face in the future. Octagon Strategy is a privately-owned commodity and digital asset trading firm. Speaking to CNBC July 1, Ryan Rabaglia, the head trader, dismissed the current downward price pressure on Bitcoin markets, which last week took prices below $6000 for the third time […]

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From Russia to Macedonia: How Cryptocurrencies Are Regulated in Eastern Europe

Map of cryptocurrencies: regulations, exchanges and blockchain initiatives. On June 30, Russia saw a launch of a first crypto investment bank aimed to hold initial coins offerings (ICO), while the government is is expected to pass its major crypto and blockchain-related regulatory bill this week.   Meanwhile, there’s been more news coming from Eastern Europe: last week, Poland’s cryptocurrency group the Polish Bitcoin Association (PBS) complained to the government, blaming fifteen financial institutions in the country for hindering the industry by deliberately denying service to crypto platforms […]

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Monvid ICO – The New Generation of Decentralized Streaming Platform

About Monvid The Monvid platform is one of the few decentralized networks that applies the Blockchain network to by-pass various filters, restrictions as well as censorships to enable them to provide an advert-free and easy to use video streaming network. Token Token Symbol: MVD Token Standard: ERC20 Currencies Accepted: Ethereum / USD Soft Cap: $500.000 Hard Cao: $5.000.000 Pre Sale Start Date: 15th Presale End Date: 30th April 2018 Main Sale Start Date: the 2nd Quarter of 2018 Website | Whitepaper | Twitter The Special Features of […]

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Platform to Launch Security Audit Contests for Crypto Exchanges With $2 Million Reward Pool

sponsored A platform plans to set time limits for experts to find vulnerabilities. The cybersecurity researchers will then be rewarded for their cumulative discoveries. An Ethereum blockchain-powered platform Buglab aims to strengthen information security by transforming the process of finding vulnerabilities into challenges — or “contests” — for certified cybersecurity testers. By setting time limits for these experts to find vulnerabilities, they will then be rewarded for their cumulative discoveries. Buglab also plans to secure cryptocurrency exchanges, by hosting the testings with a reward pool of $2 […]

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Crypto Markets Hold Yesterday’s Gains, Bitcoin Near $6,300 Resistance Level

Crypto markets stabilize with small gains and losses after yesterday’s notable growth, with Bitcoin holding $6,300 resistance levels. Crypto markets are seeing mixed signals today, June 1, after major growth yesterday, June 30. Leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) is holding a psychological price point around $6,300 today, the low point of yesterday’s price surge, which reached $6,450. Most of the top ten coins by market cap are in the red, but showing only slight losses over the past 24 hours, down less than 1 percent. Only three of […]

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Mythbusting: Why Bitcoin Can Never Go to Zero

Bitcoin detractors always spout that the coin will go to zero, but is that even a possibility nowadays? Bitcoin’s polarizing effect has people on both ends of the scale either proclaiming it is going to the moon or it is going to zero. The volatile, unprecedented, and revolutionary monetary system that is cryptocurrency has a future that not many can accurately predict, but as time has gone on, the idea that Bitcoin is going to zero seems more and more far fetched. A number of commentators, just […]

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Hodler’s Digest, June 24-July 1: Facebook Brings Back Crypto Ads, the ‘Woz’ Calls Bitcoin ‘Just Amazing’

Facebook ends its crypto ad ban FUD, the Woz calls blockchain a “bubble,” and more in this week’s Hodler’s Digest. 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 Facebook Ends Cryptocurrency Ad Ban, Keep ICO Ban Active Facebook will no longer ban ads related to cryptocurrencies, but will […]

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Controversial Tezos Project Announces Launch of ‘Betanet’

The Tezos Foundation has officially announced the launch of their beta network, claiming that users will be able to start validating in about three weeks. The Tezos Foundation has launched its beta network, calling the move an “inflection point” for the project, according to an official statement June 30. According to Tezos’ statement, the team has proposed the genesis block of their so-called ‘betanet,’ and transactions can be processed on the network. The Tezos team also stated that users can start validating blocks or ‘baking’ after the […]

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Local Media: Floods in China Heavily Damage Major Crypto Mining Operation

Floods in Sichuan province, caused by 2 days of heavy rains, have reportedly resulted in the destruction of “tens of thousands” of cryptocurrency mining devices. Recent floods in the Sichuan province of China have reportedly resulted in heavy damage to a major cryptocurrency mining operation in the area. The news was published on a local blockchain and crypto information platform Golden Finance (金色财经) June 30. Ecns, the official English-language outlet of the China News Service (CNS), has reported that Sichuan and four other provinces in China experienced […]

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TechCrunch: Over 1000 Crypto Projects Are Considered ‘Dead’ Now

There are over 1,000 “dead” crypto projects as of June 30, TechCrunch reports citing two websites that track dysfunctional ICOs. More than a thousand of crypto projects are “already dead” as of June 30, 2018, according to a recent TechCrunch report. The news outlet has based its claim on data from two websites: Coinopsy and DeadCoins. Coinopsy provides daily reviews of various cryptocurrencies, including ones that are already “dead.” It defines a “dead” token as exhibiting at least one of the following: “abandoned, scammed, website dead, no […]

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