Monthly Archives: October 2018

Weakest Monthly Trade Activity of 2018

Market Updates On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the initial publication of the Bitcoin whitepaper, the cryptocurrency markets recorded their weakest month for trading volume in all of 2018. Most of the leading markets saw a significant decline in trading activity throughout October, but NEO, TRX, QTUM and ZEC posted month-over-month volume increases. Also Read: Venezuela Begins Public Sale of National Cryptocurrency Petro BTC, USDT, ETH and EOS HitLowest Points of the Year In the last 30 days, approximately $109.5 billion worth of BTC has changed […]

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CMC Markets Adds Bitcoin Cash to Cryptocurrency Offering

Finance CMC Markets, a U.K.-headquartered financial derivatives brokerage with shares listed on the London Stock Exchange, revealed on Tuesday that it has expanded its cryptocurrency offering to include bitcoin cash (BCH), as well as litecoin (LTC) and ripple (XRP). Also Read: How to Easily Give BCH as Gifts in Halloween Trick-or-Treat Packages CMC Markets Responds to Demand The roughly 60,000 clients that CMC Markets serves around the world can now start taking positions on the three additional cryptocurrencies paired against the U.S. dollar. The move follows the […]

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Ten Years Ago Today, the Whitepaper Changed the Way We Look at Money

Technology On Oct. 31, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. EDT, the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto, announced the publication of the protocol’s whitepaper using a Vistomail email address. It’s now been 10 years to the day since Satoshi’s idea was first revealed to the world — an idea that unleashed the first pure peer-to-peer version of electronic cash. Also read: Coinbase Raises $300 Million, Reaching $8 Billion Valuation The Bitcoin Whitepaper:Eight Pages of Pure Innovation The Bitcoin whitepaper is an essential read for anyone who wants to understand […]

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Bitcoin Trader Faces Five Years in US Jail for Unlicensed Money Transmitting Business

Regulation Bitcoin trader Jacob Burrell-Campos pleaded guilty this week in a U.S. federal court to operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. The 21-year-old San Diego native is now awaiting sentencing and faces a maximum of five years in jail. Also Read: How to Easily Give BCH as Gifts in Halloween Trick-or-Treat Packages ‘Serious Threat’ to US Banking System Burrell was arrested in August while trying to cross the border from Mexico. He was apprehended for trading crypto to fiat with over 1,000 people in the U.S. since […]

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PR: aXpire Acquires BlockchainWarehouse (BCW)

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. aXpire Acquires BlockchainWarehouse (BCW) aXpire, a leading blockchain fund solutions company, has announced the acquisition of BlockchainWarehouse (BCW), a blockchain accelerator and leading token sale product developer. aXpire has made the acquisition to bolster the strength of its in-house blockchain talent and […]

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The Daily: Nexo to Pay Interest on Stablecoins, Startups Launch Bank Services

The Daily In this edition of The Daily, we cover Nexo’s recent decision to pay interest on stablecoin holdings, as well as a project by two Swiss cryptocurrency companies to offer exchange and custodial solutions for financial institutions that handle digital assets. We also look at Bitfinex’s newly updated app for “on-the-go” traders.  Also read: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution Nexo Announces 6.5 PercentInterest Rate on Stablecoin Holdings Nexo, a cryptocurrency loans service, said this week that it’s going to offer interest payments […]

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Venezuela Begins Public Sale of National Cryptocurrency Petro

Crowdfunding The Venezuelan government has opened up an exchange desk for the country’s national cryptocurrency at the headquarters of the Superintendency of Cryptoassets. According to the government, investors can now purchase the petro with a number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Delegates from China have reportedly purchased some with yuan. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Venezuela Starts Selling Petro On Monday, the Venezuelan government announced that the public can now purchase the country’s national cryptocurrency directly from the Superintendency of Cryptoassets and Related […]

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PR: BitCanna – Dutch Blockchain Startup Launching a Revolutionary Cannabis Platform

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Leading global cannabis brands are ready to go cashless and take advantage of all the opportunities offered by the BitCanna blockchain platform AMSTERDAM, October 31, 2018 – With the current exponential growth of both the global cannabis industry and blockchain technology, there […]

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Kenyan Miner Bithub Africa Extracts Bitcoin Using Solar Power

Mining Bithub Africa has started using off-grid solar power to mine bitcoin and ethereum. John Karanja, the founder and chief executive officer of the small Kenyan mining operation, hopes to spread the technology to the rest of the continent while exposing the lie that cryptocurrency mining poses a danger to the environment. Also Read: U.K Government Moots Ban on Cryptocurrency Derivatives Clean Cryptocurrency “We are using solar energy in a similar manner to traditional power sources to test its reliability as a source for cryptocurrency mining,” Karanja told […]

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South Korea Cracks Down on Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Funds

Regulation South Korean financial regulators are cracking down on unauthorized cryptocurrency funds. In particular, one crypto fund launched by a local exchange is reportedly being investigated. The exchange claims no wrongdoing as its token activities were carried out overseas, but has promptly canceled its plan to launch a second fund. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Unauthorized Crypto Funds South Korea’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) have warned investors of unauthorized cryptocurrency funds. The warning followed the launch of […]

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