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Bittrex to Launch Caribbean and Latin American Crypto Exchange – Bitcoin News

Bittrex to Launch Caribbean and Latin American Crypto Exchange – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bittrex to Launch Caribbean and Latin American Crypto Exchange - Bitcoin News Exchanges The US-based exchange Bittrex has announced a partnership with Cryptofacil, a new cryptocurrency trading platform designed to accommodate citizens in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company explains the new exchange will be powered by Bittrex and offer customers in those regions accessibility to over 200 digital assets. Also read: Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System US Exchange Bittrex Is Launching a New Exchange That Tends to Latin American and Caribbean Citizens The North American cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex is expanding its operations by entering a new partnership with a financial tech com
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Energy Firm ENGIE Partners With Consulting Firm to Create Blockchain Software Offering

Energy Firm ENGIE Partners With Consulting Firm to Create Blockchain Software Offering

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Energy Firm ENGIE Partners With Consulting Firm to Create Blockchain Software Offering French electric utility company ENGIE and consulting firm Maltem Consulting Group have jointly established a blockchain development firm designed for commercial customers, according to a press release published September 7. The new project called Blockchain Studio received seed funding totalling €1.9 million (around $2.1 million). Blockchain Studio has created a software suite for commercial enterprises comprised of two fundamental tools. One tool is focused on the development of smart contracts and enables its application by users without technical background. The other tool manages the creation of cloud-based or server-based blockchain infras
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Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States – Bitcoin News

Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States - Bitcoin News News This week Yougov Omnibus released a host of encouraging new survey data, new numbers, and among their findings “48% of millennials would be interested in using cryptocurrency primarily…A vast majority (79%) of Americans are familiar with at least one kind of cryptocurrency.” Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug Some Encouraging Bitcoin & Crypto Numbers Amid sagging crypto market prices, it’s heartening for enthusiasts to receive survey data like that recently released by Yougov Omnibus. Their findings concluded, “By far, the most well-known cryptocurrency among Americans is Bitcoin, with 71% of people sayi
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Major Mining Pool F2Pool Publishes List of Minimum Prices for Profitable Crypto Mining

Major Mining Pool F2Pool Publishes List of Minimum Prices for Profitable Crypto Mining

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Major Mining Pool F2Pool Publishes List of Minimum Prices for Profitable Crypto Mining The CEO of China-based crypto mining pool F2Pool posted a company-branded infographic September 6 that indicates at what minimum price points the mining of various cryptocurrencies becomes unprofitable. Shixing Mao, co-founder and CEO and of the world’s sixth largest mining pool F2Pool, published a list of price levels for major cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), and Zcash (ZEC) below which mining said currency with various different miners allegedly becomes unprofitable. According to Mao’s graphic, if Bitcoin’s price hits lower than 36,792 yuan (about $5,376) point, this would mean that mining the cryptocu
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Scattered Gains Bring Respite after Midweek Crash, But Many Alts Continue to See Losses

Scattered Gains Bring Respite after Midweek Crash, But Many Alts Continue to See Losses

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Scattered Gains Bring Respite after Midweek Crash, But Many Alts Continue to See Losses Friday, September 7: after the midweek bloodbath, crypto markets have slightly stabilized today, although many coins continue to shed value, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at around $6,430 at press time, down just under one percent on the day, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index. Despite a bullish start to September, Bitcoin’s price decline set in this Wednesday, September 5. Since then, the leading cryptocurrency has spiralled downwards from a high of $7,391 to over $1,000 less at its intraday low today at $6,354. The coin is now a stark 16 percent down on its weekly chart. On t
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The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The Altcoin Correction Index Gives an Alternative View of Crypto Assets - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices Analysts are always seeking new ways to assess cryptocurrencies. Different metrics provide insights that can be used to gauge various trends, such as estimating when a particular asset has bottomed out and is due to rise. The Altcoin Correction Index provides an unvarnished snapshot of this year’s worst performing cryptos. Also read: Blockchain, Reloaded: How the New “Matrix” Appeared Altcoins Haven’t Performed This Badly Since 2014 Whatever metric you choose to apply, altcoins aren’t looking so pretty this year. Just one crypto asset in the top 100 is in the green (BNB) while everything else is down an average of 70-90%
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Bets Against Ether’s Price Hit All-Time High

Bets Against Ether’s Price Hit All-Time High

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bets Against Ether's Price Hit All-Time High The number of short orders placed on ether (ETH) reached a new all-time high during Friday's trading session, according to data from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. At approximately 10:00 UTC Friday, the number of shorts placed on ETH/USD, the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, surpassed the prior mark of 202,854 to ultimately reach a new high of 208,689. The new figure represents an 81.96 percent increase week-to-week and a 162 percent jump from mid-August. The development follows an unfavorable week for the broader cryptocurrency market and ETH in particular. From September 5-6, bitcoin (BTC) fell more than $1100, accounting for a nearly 15 percent ...
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USD Is the Most Actively Traded Fiat Against Cryptocurrencies, Study Says

USD Is the Most Actively Traded Fiat Against Cryptocurrencies, Study Says

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Please share if you find this article interesting. USD Is the Most Actively Traded Fiat Against Cryptocurrencies, Study Says Management and technology consulting firm GreySpark has found that U.S. dollars are the most actively traded fiat currency against cryptocurrencies in a new study published September 4. The study focuses on the recent popularity of cryptocurrencies that went viral in late 2017, when Bitcoin’s (BTC) price peaked at $20,000. GreySpark experts found that crypto prices correlated with Google search interest. For instance, the fluctuation in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) between $19,000 and $20,000 corresponded with the record-breaking amount of searches for "Bitcoin" and "cryptocurrency", the study outlines. Correlation between crypto prices and Google search int
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Blockchain Galaxy Game Enables Players to Build Spaceships, Buy Virtual Planets For Crypto

Blockchain Galaxy Game Enables Players to Build Spaceships, Buy Virtual Planets For Crypto

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Blockchain Galaxy Game Enables Players to Build Spaceships, Buy Virtual Planets For Crypto The blockchain game developer 0xGames has announced the continuation of its popular blockchain-based 0xUniverse game. 0xUniverse: Battleships — or 0xBattleships, for short — was developed together with HeroCraft. This company has 16 years of experience in developing and publishing the games for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices, as well as PC and social networks. Based in Russia, HeroCraft has worldwide distribution in 15 languages. New game features 0xUniverse is the game that is powered by the Ethereum blockchain. In its first part, released at the end of June 2018, players are encouraged to be a space explorer, colonizing planets i
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Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System – Bitcoin News

Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Proof-of-Stake is a Rebranded Version of the Old Financial System - Bitcoin News Op-Ed Over the last few years, there’s been a lot of projects, both public and private, that are attempting to create a next-generation blockchain or something better than Satoshi’s Bitcoin. A great majority of these projects have condemned proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrencies because they think they waste resources, and many of these new blockchains have chosen to use a proof-of-stake (PoS) system. However, PoS has many flaws and introduces a distribution process that advocates an ugly planned economy that’s propagated by ancient thinking and basically the old banking system. Also read: Trader Alleges Bithumb is Losing $150,000 USD Daily to Was