Monday, December 17Your Daily Bitcoin & Altcoin News Portal
PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining – Bitcoin News

PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining – Bitcoin News

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Bitcoin Fork Bithereum Launches Coin to Revolutionize Cryptocurrency Mining - Bitcoin News 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. Dubai, UAE. – The Bithereum (BTH) team is officially launching their peer-to-peer (P2P) fork of Bitcoin centered around “Proof of Stake”, the future of Ethereum mining and blockchain consensus. The launch of Bithereum will occur around December 28th, or at Bitcoin block number 555,555. Based on security, scalability, and functionality
CryptoGirl
Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Hesitates, But Recovery Seems Likely

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Hesitates, But Recovery Seems Likely

PRICE ANALYSIS
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Hesitates, But Recovery Seems Likely Key PointsBitcoin price found support near the $3,125 level and later recovered against the US Dollar.There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $3,220 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).The price is likely to correct towards $3,320 if there is an upside break above the $3,220 resistance.Bitcoin price is showing positive signs above $3,120 against the US Dollar. BTC could rebound in the short term towards the $3,320 or $3,400 levels.Bitcoin Price AnalysisThis past week, there was fresh decline below $3,300 in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair even broke the $3,250 and $3,200 support levels. A new low w...
CryptoGirl
Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Crypto Regulations – Bitcoin News

Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Crypto Regulations – Bitcoin News

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. Japan Publishes Draft Report of New Crypto Regulations - Bitcoin News Regulation Japan’s Financial Services Agency has published its draft report outlining new cryptocurrency regulations. The report contains measures in areas that are not currently addressed in existing laws such as hacking incidents, self-regulation, deemed dealers, privacy coins, and margin trading. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations New Crypto Regulatory Framework Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), published a draft report outlining the country’s new regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) on Friday. The report, which was disc
CryptoGirl
Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Could Retest Lows Before Higher

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Could Retest Lows Before Higher

PRICE ANALYSIS
Please share if you find this article interesting. Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Could Retest Lows Before Higher Key HighlightsRipple price recovered recently, but it faced sellers near $0.2900-0.2910 against the US dollar.There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $0.2860 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken).The pair may perhaps decline further to revisit the $0.2800 support area in the near term.Ripple price is facing uphill task against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD is under pressure and it may decline further towards $0.2800 before a fresh upward move.Ripple Price AnalysisAfter trading as low as $0.2776, ripple price started an upward move against the US Dollar. The XRP/USD pair traded higher and broke the $0.2800 and $0.2850 ...
CryptoGirl
BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS – Bitcoin News

BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS – Bitcoin News

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. BCH Devs Publish Bi-Directional Payment Concept Based on IPFS - Bitcoin News Technology & Security On Friday, Openbazaar and Bchd developer, Chris Pacia, revealed a new Bchd project feature currently in the making that would allow for Bitcoin Cash-based bi-directional payment channels. Moreover, in contrast to the Lightning Network, the Bchd developers explained that the team has created an overlay network based on the Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS). Also Read: A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Traders A Generic Overlay Network Based on IPFS Built for Bitcoin Cash   The Bchd developer Chris Pacia has published a Medium post explaining a new bi-directional payment channel protocol for the Bitcoin Cash (
CryptoGirl
Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Turn Bullish Above $90

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Turn Bullish Above $90

PRICE ANALYSIS
Please share if you find this article interesting. Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Turn Bullish Above $90 Key HighlightsETH price recovered recently, but it failed to break the $88 resistance against the US Dollar.There is a major bearish trend line formed with resistance at $87 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).The pair must break the $87, $88 and $90 resistance levels to move into a positive zone.Ethereum price is struggling to recover higher against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD could start a solid upward move if there is a break above $90.Ethereum Price AnalysisThere was a decent bullish reaction from the $80 support in ETH price against the US Dollar. The ETH/USD pair climbed above the $84, $85 and $86 resistance levels. There was even a spiked ab...
CryptoGirl
Crypto Anarchist Manifesto Author Tim May Dies of Natural Causes, Report

Crypto Anarchist Manifesto Author Tim May Dies of Natural Causes, Report

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Anarchist Manifesto Author Tim May Dies of Natural Causes, Report Cypherpunks co-founder Timothy C. May has reportedly died of natural causes, a Facebook eulogy posted by cypherpunk Lucky Green stated Dec. 15. In his social media post, Green informed: “Word has reached me that my dear friend, co-conspirator in many things and for many years, fellow Freedom Fighter Tim May passed away earlier this week at his home in Corralitos, California.” May is the author of “The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” published in 1992, in which he seemingly predicted some elements of currently existing decentralized cryptocurrencies: “The State will of course try to slow or halt the spread of this [cryptography-based] technology, citing natio
CryptoGirl
Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on Jan. 3 – Bitcoin News

Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on Jan. 3 – Bitcoin News

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on Jan. 3 - Bitcoin News Wallets The campaign to see bitcoin withdrawn from third-party wallets to private wallets on Jan. 3 is gaining traction. Over the past week, hundreds of Twitter accounts, including those operated by prominent figures such as Nick Szabo, have appended “[Jan/3 🔑]” to their Twitter handle to show support for the operation, timed to coincide with Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary. Also read: Support for Proof of Keys — Celebrating Genesis Block Day Your Keys, Your Coins Last week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on Trace Mayer’s campaign to celebrate Genesis Block Day, which falls on Jan. 3, by withdrawing cryptocurrency to noncustodial wallets. “Not your keys; not your bitcoin
CryptoGirl
The Intrinsic Value of Crypto (What the Bubble Hasn’t Changed)

The Intrinsic Value of Crypto (What the Bubble Hasn’t Changed)

BITCOIN, CURRENT EVENTS, EDUCATION, FINANCE
Please share if you find this article interesting. The Intrinsic Value of Crypto (What the Bubble Hasn’t Changed) Hu Liang is co-founder and CEO at Omniex, an institutional trading platform for crypto assets, and a former senior vice president of State Street. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  At the inaugural Consensus Invest last year in New York City, I was on stage with a host of notable names in the crypto world to discuss what 2018 would hold. That event, in November 2017, would also mark the first time I announced the formation and funding of Omniex, the first institutional investment and trading platform focused on crypto-assets, following my departure from State Street Bank & Trust. Just a few weeks ago, I was again in NYC fo
CryptoGirl
A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Traders – Bitcoin News

A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Traders – Bitcoin News

BITCOIN
Please share if you find this article interesting. A Look at Some of 2018’s Most Popular Cryptocurrency Traders - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices Cryptocurrency trading is a popular pursuit, as the fluctuation of digital assets provides plenty of profit-taking opportunities. The volatility gives expert traders enough room to pull in daily profits by carefully predicting price movements. Digital currency fans follow a slew of sophisticated traders online because they frequently publish technical analysis (TA) or short-term outlooks for the crypto markets. Also Read: Despite 2018 Bear Market, Top Crypto Markets Have Outperformed FANG Stocks Since 2017 Despite the Dips, Cryptocurrency Intra-Day and Swing Traders Made a Lot of Money in 2018   Here’s a look at the top cryptocurre