Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 13 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The crypto markets are tumbling, and their total market capitalization is down to $265 billion from about $380 billion that we saw May 22. This means that the selling momentum has picked up. After a prolonged downtrend, sharp falls indicate that panic has gripped the investors and they just want to sell at any given level. This seems to be...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Adblock Plus to Use Blockchain to Detect Fake News Adblock Plus developer eyeo GmbH will use blockchain technology in its browser extension Trusted News, TechCrunch reports June, 13. Trusted News has been launched in beta and so far is only available for Chrome. The project's website states that the browser add-on labels fake news media while marking trustworthy sources and stories. Once added to the browser, the extension displays a small window with a brief description of a news source containing the labels “trustworthy”, “unknown”, “clickbait” or even “satire.” Screenshot: Cointelegraph Ratings are based on data compiled by different sources, for instance with PolitiFact, Snopes, Wikipedia and Zimdars’ List. The extension wor
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Cash Researchers Propose a New Transaction Ordering Rule - Bitcoin News Technology & Security This week four Bitcoin Cash (BCH) researchers and developers proposed a different transaction sorting process for the BCH protocol called ‘canonical transaction ordering.’ The proposed method would sort transactions against their identifiers, rather than the current topological transaction ordering rule, making it easier to for the network to process very large blocks. Also read: Crypto and Virtual Reality Meet in Ken Liu’s Science Fiction A New Transaction Ordering Rule Proposed for Bitcoin Cash Researcher Joannes Vermorel (Lokad). Joannes Vermorel (Lokad), Amaury Séchet (Bitcoin ABC), Shammah Chancellor (Bitcoin ABC),
Please share if you find this article interesting. Markets Update: Crypto Markets Tests Key Support Levels Market Updates Bearish momentum appears to be accelerating across the cryptocurrency markets following the failure of BTC to hold above the long-term ascending trendline dating back to July 2017. As of this writing, the BTC markets appear to be falling to test support at the $6,000 USD area after forming a large descending triangle. The leading alternative cryptocurrency markets are following suit, with all of the top ten cryptocurrency markets having lost approximately 10% against USD in the last 24 hours. Also Read: As Bitcoin Futures Volumes Increase Credit Agencies Look to Downgrade Dealers Bitcoin Breaks Below Symmetrical Triangle It has been a rough week for the
Please share if you find this article interesting. New Report Blames Tether for Bitcoin’s Bull Run - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices Tether is back in the news thanks to a new report alleging it played a pivotal role in bitcoin’s mega-bull run last year. This isn’t the first time the dollar-pegged stablecoin has been blamed for market manipulation, but is the most compelling evidence to date that 2017’s record highs may not have been entirely organic. Also read: Ripple CEO: Bitcoin Controlled by Chinese, Absurd to Think it Could be Primary World Currency How Untethered Is Bitcoin? “Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered?” runs the title of a provocative new research paper published today. Its authors have taken an algorithmic investigative approach, using blockchain analysis to deter
Please share if you find this article interesting. Sell-Off Over? Bitcoin's RSI Just Hit Its Lowest Level Since 2016 Signs are beginning to emerge that bitcoin's sell-off today may be overextended. After hitting a 70-day low of $6,133 on CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin's relative strength index (RSI) hit a level (26.4) last seen in August of 2016, according to data from the Bitfinex exchange. The relative strength index, or RSI, is used for identifying overbought and oversold conditions of an asset by "comparing the magnitude of recent gains and losses over a specified time period to measure speed and change of price." When such levels are hit, the indicator suggests price action is approaching a level below the asset's true value, where a price bounce tends to occu
Please share if you find this article interesting. Dennis Rodman and Potcoin: How Crypto Gatecrashed a Historic Summit With all eyes on Singapore this week, was it any surprise crypto would make an appearance? The historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un got the crypto community's attention – and held it – thanks to Dennis Rodman and the notorious cryptocurrency that funded his travel to Singapore, potcoin. CoinDesk reported on June 7 that retired basketball star Dennis Rodman was headed to Singapore for the Summit with the help of the marijuana-themed cryptocurrency. As a celebrity who have visited North Korea several times, Rodman's trip was considered as "a celebrity twist" to the historical geopolitical event. According
Please share if you find this article interesting. 5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously. According to the research, the mining has been done via cryptojacking, the practice of using other users’ computers’ processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owners’ permission. Josh Grunzweig of the Unit 42 threat research team collected data - around 470,000 unique samples - on how many cryptojacking miners have been identified within the Palo Alto Network WildFire platform. The report finds 3,773 emails connected with mining pools, 2,995 mining pools URLs, 2,341 XRM wa
Please share if you find this article interesting. Paxful Grants Academic Scholarships to Female Afghan Refugees #BuiltWithBitcoin - Bitcoin News News Paxful, the peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace, has announced new developments in its #BuiltWithBitcoin charitable initiative. The company has granted scholarships to female Afghan refugees in the U.S., and provided additional resources for the Rwandan nursery school that it helped construct. Also Read: Company Asks Israeli Authorities Permission to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin Helping Afghan Women The recipients, which were chosen based on their personal essays, are Susan Naseri, who is interested in non-profit work and law; Dunia Azizi, who will pursue a mathematics degree; and Farzana Nawabi, who is working towards a bachelo...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Thomson Reuters Adds Sentiment Data Tracking of 100 Top Cryptocurrencies Canadian mass media and information company Thomson Reuters will now be tracking the top 100 currencies in its sentiment data tool. The necessary data will be provided via a partnership with MarketPsych Data LLC, according to a WebWire press release published Wednesday, June 13. In March, Thomson Reuters had added a Bitcoin (BTC) sentiment data feed to its MarketPsych Indices (TRMI), getting data by scanning more than 400 news and media sites related to cryptocurrencies. The new TMRI Cryptocurrency Sentiment package (TRMI 3.1) will monitor over 2,000 news and 800 social media sites for 43 sentiments of the top 100 cryptocurrencies. The press release notes th...