Trader Takes a Risk With Bitcoin, Becomes Cryptocurrency Billionaire

Trader Takes a Risk With Bitcoin, Becomes Cryptocurrency Billionaire A mysterious investor who had recently purchased astonishing $400 million in bitcoin has just become a cryptocurrency billionaire. Earlier this year, Bitcoin investors pressed the panic button when the cryptocurrency saw as much as 50 percent of the market lost amidst fears of growing regulations within the community. Taking advantage of the collapse Bitcoin experienced over the first two months of 2018, the unnamed trader with the Bitcoin address 3Cbq7aT1tY8kMxWLbitaG7yT6bPbKChq64 purchased…

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Doge Is Helping Ethereum Solve Its Biggest Issue

Doge Is Helping Ethereum Solve Its Biggest Issue A cryptocurrency modeled after a dog meme is proving yet again it's not just a joke. Created on a whim in 2013, dogecoin isn't simply still around, it's playing a crucial role in the ongoing testing of at least one "serious" technology. In fact, on February 5, it notably factored into an experiment that successfully showcased one of ethereum's more enterprising projects. On that date, the much-anticipated technology truebit successfully sent dogecoin…

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CFTC Warns Against Cryptocurrency Pump-and-dump Schemes

CFTC Warns Against Cryptocurrency Pump-and-dump Schemes The rising popularity of cryptocurrencies is of great concern. Especially when it comes to pump-and-dump schemes, there’s reason to be concerned. As such, the CFTC issued an official warning against this type of market manipulation. They advise customers to avoid such schemes, especially when it comes to small and new altcoin markets. It is evident doing one’s research is always the best course of action. In the world of cryptocurrency, pump-and-dump schemes are nothing…

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What Could Lift Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, And Litecoin Prices Back Towards New Highs

What Could Lift Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, And Litecoin Prices Back Towards New Highs The cryptocurrency party is on again. After being in a deep correction for a few weeks, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have been coming back nicely over the last week, gaining 19.87%, 10.48%, 30.57%, and 53.90% respectively—see table 1.   Table 1   7-Day Price Change For Major Cryptocurrencie Source: Coinmarketcap.com 2/16/18 at 10:30 a.m.   The turnaround in cryptocurrency markets comes as equity markets rebounded from…

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 16th Feb – One More Hurdle to Clear

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 16th Feb – One More Hurdle to Clear Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has broken past its inverse head and shoulders pattern neckline to show that an uptrend is in the cards. Price is hitting another upside barrier at its descending trend line, though, and this might prompt profit-taking. Technical indicators are also suggesting that the rally is overdone. Bitcoin price is testing the descending trend line on its 4-hour time frame, and moving…

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Cryptocurrency latest – Unprecedented Bitcoin legal battles BAFFLE top regulation lawyers

Cryptocurrency latest – Unprecedented Bitcoin legal battles BAFFLE top regulation lawyers UNPRECEDENTED legal battles are set to take place in the UK after it was reported that divorce lawyers are struggling to come up with settlement agreements over cryptocurrencies. The unusual legal cases are said to concern at least three couples looking to legally separate. One pair has a fortune of £600,000 in cryptocurrencies that they are currently struggling to agree how to split. The lack of regulation surrounding the…

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 14th Feb – Sitting Tight for a Breakout

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 14th Feb – Sitting Tight for a Breakout Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is currently consolidating, forming higher lows and lower highs inside a triangle pattern. Price is bouncing off support and might be due for a test of resistance soon. Technical indicators are also suggesting that the bounce could take place, possibly even leading to an upside break. Bitcoin price is finding support at the bottom of its triangle consolidation and may be…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis – The bottom is likely in

Bitcoin Price Analysis – The bottom is likely in Bitcoin (BTC) has risen ~50% over the past week following a ~60% drop throughout early January and February. The leading cryptocurrency now has a market cap of ~US$150 billion, with over US$3.5 billion traded over the past 24 hours. The mining sector is heating up rapidly all over the world, bringing additional decentralization to an industry that has been concentrated in China for many years. While being compared to a gold…

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Prices Aside, Crypto’s Tech Stack Is Steadily Improving

Prices Aside, Crypto's Tech Stack Is Steadily Improving Rachel Rose O'Leary and Alyssa Hertig Feb 11, 2018 at 14:45 UTC   A look at the headlines of late may leave you with a familiar conclusion – with all the ups and downs in the market, it's just too early to take crypto seriously. And it's true, despite the best efforts of even the industry's most notable developers, the world's largest cryptocurrencies remain not just volatile, but difficult (and risky) to…

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Is Darknet Done With Bitcoin

Is Darknet Done With Bitcoin? A new study by Recorded Future has found that Bitcoin is losing its position as the number one currency on the Darknet markets. The Internet tech company analyzed 150 of the most active message boards, marketplaces, and illicit service providers and noticed that the Darknet communities sentiments toward Bitcoin have taken a turn. The Darknet economy The Darknet is an Internet that uses non-standard communication protocols and ports to make it a bit more difficult…

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