Monthly Archives: January 2019

American Economic Association Holds Presentations on Crypto, Blockchain

The American Economic Association’s annual meeting will see authors of four academic papers on crypto announce their findings. The American Economic Association (AEA) will host four dedicated presentations of cryptocurrency and blockchain research today, Jan. 4, as part of its ongoing annual meeting. The session, dubbed ‘Blockchain and Tokenomics,’ will cover four academic papers from various sources. It will be hosted by the academic group the Econometrics Society and chaired by Lin William Cong, assistant professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. […]

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New Full Node Client ‘Bitcoin Verde’ Joins the BCH Ecosystem

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters were greeted on Thursday by another new full node client, library and blockchain explorer for the BCH chain called Bitcoin Verde. The creator of Verde says it is a ground-up implementation of the BCH protocol and the project has a few different aspects than the wide variety of full node clients used today. Also read: 10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History The Full Node Project Bitcoin Verde When Satoshi first created the Bitcoin protocol 10 years ago, the program […]

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Crypto Markets See Mild Downturn, Bitcoin Holds Near $3,800

All major cryptocurrencies are seeing some further corrections today, Bitcoin hovers around $3,800. Friday, Jan. 3 — after crypto markets tipped back into red yesterday, most cryptocurrencies are today seeing some further corrections. All of the top twenty coins by market cap are seeing tempered losses on the day, as data from CoinMarketCap shows. Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC), a day after the tenth anniversary of its genesis block, is down over 2 percent over the 24 hours to press time, and is currently trading around $3,798. The […]

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Markets Update: BCH and BTC Consolidate, ETH Regains Second Spot

BCH and BTC markets have begun the year with consolidation, with BCH bouncing between $150 and $175 and BTC trading within a $3,500 to $4,000 range on Bitstamp, and $3,700 to $4,300 on Bitfinex. In other market news, a bullish start to the year has seen ETH reclaim its position as the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Also Read: Report: 70 to 80 Percent of South Korean Miners Shut Down in 2018 BCH Markets Cool After Closing 2018 on Record Volume After producing the strongest week of […]

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Coinbase Exec Joins Stablecoin Issuer TrueUSD as Head of Compliance

A former senior employee at U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has left the industry giant to join stablecoin issuer TrustToken as head of compliance. A former senior employee at United States crypto exchange Coinbase has left the industry giant to join stablecoin issuer TrustToken as head of compliance, according to the company’s official website Jan. 4. Vaishali Mehta, whose LinkedIn profile indicates she served just over a year as senior compliance manager at the major San Francisco-based exchange, reportedly joined TrustToken in December 2018. Trust Token is the […]

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The Daily: Cointext Offers Philippines BCH Wallet, Beam Launches Mimblewimble Coin

Cointext’s SMS bitcoin cash wallet is now available in the Philippines and we’ve got the details below. Also in The Daily on Friday, the first Mimblewimble coin has been launched by Beam and crypto exchange Binance reintroduces its platform for token sales, Launchpad, which will host the Bittorrent token generation event. Also read: New York Establishes Crypto Task Force, Novogratz Buys More of Galaxy Digital Cointext Services Now Available to Filipinos Cointext, a platform that enables users to transfer cryptocurrency offline using simple text messages, has launched […]

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Happy Birthday Bitcoin!

bitcoin’s birthday, hitbtc dismisses allegations, and more! https://cointelegraph.com/news/from-dorian-nakamoto-to-elon-musk-the-incomplete-list-of-people-speculated-to-be-satoshi-nakamoto Sign up with coinbase. buy or sell 100 dollars in crypto currency and get 10 dollars of bitcoin for free with this link to coinbase. https://www.coinbase.com/join/59ab37900671d100b3c25cc5 Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! Litecoin donation address: LZaQgPhBvQT6PC2gAnLsQGPPaYDPm5dyNx Ethereum donation address: 0x125DE6B8FAb078701e0b11ECb1A6bDF3aF9E73dc Bitcoin donation address: 144vfND4SGhYxyjAWKHBETGncuwdYKmoyG mrsotko@gmail.com Social Media: Follow me on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/mrsotko Follow me […]

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Indian Central Bank’s Report Shows Cryptocurrencies Are Not Currently a Threat

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published a report indicating that cryptocurrencies are not a threat currently. However, the central bank says, with rapid growth and adoption of cryptocurrencies, this assessment could change, adding that constant monitoring of cryptocurrencies is needed. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations No Threat Currently The RBI published its “Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2017-18” on Dec. 28. The report cites an analysis by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international […]

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Chatter Report: Sechet Claims Cashaccount a Potential ‘Privacy Disaster’, Voorhees Defends Coinbase

In today’s roundup of crypto chatter, Jonathan Silverblood responds to Amaury Sechet’s privacy concerns with Cashaccount. Erik Voorhees defends Brian Armstrong from criticism on the latter’s 10 year Bitcoin anniversary tweets. Also, Nikita Zhavoronkov congratulates Bitcoin for creating 1 billion outputs on the BTC blockchain. Also read: The Cashaccount.info Platform Tethers Names to Bitcoin Cash Addresses   Amaury Sechet’s Privacy Concerns With Cashaccount Bitcoin ABC lead developer Amaury Sechet took to Twitter recently, proclaiming that the new BCH-powered alias-address system Cashaccount will be a privacy disaster. Surprisingly, Cashaccount creator […]

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Report: 70 to 80 Percent of South Korean Miners Shut Down in 2018

Chinese state television has sought to document the toll taken on South Korean cryptocurrency companies by 2018’s bear market, with Financial Channel (CCTV-2) producing a report detailing the challenges faced by Korean miners. According to the report, last year’s bear trend was further exacerbated by a 97.5 percent drop in Korean cryptocurrency premiums, driving between 70 and 80 percent of miners to desist operations. Also Read: Overstock Becomes the First Major US Company to Pay Business Tax in Bitcoin  70 to 80 Percent of South Korean Miners Estimated […]

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