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Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin Boom As Bloomberg Adds Them To Terminal

Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin Boom As Bloomberg Adds Them To Terminal

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin Boom As Bloomberg Adds Them To Terminal Ripple (XRP) has hit huge new all-time highs as the altcoin joins Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) in debuting on Bloomberg Terminals. News that Bloomberg had added the three cryptocurrency assets to its benchmark price tracker sent XRP soaring to almost $0.90 per coin - an increase of almost 300 percent in just three days. The publication’s journalist Lily Katz confirmed the additions Thursday. Come one, come all -- @TheTerminal has officially added ether, litecoin and ripple pricing pic.twitter.com/RDGchH5QEP — Lily Katz (@LilyKatz) December 14, 2017 This week has seen altcoins broadly return to form after several weeks of intense investor attention on Bitc
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Waves 1.0 Release Sees Culmination Of 18-Month Development

Waves 1.0 Release Sees Culmination Of 18-Month Development

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Waves 1.0 Release Sees Culmination Of 18-Month Development Blockchain platform Waves is gearing up to release its “totally redesigned” version 1.0 Wednesday after an 18-month development phase. A press release issued Wednesday gives extensive details of the token launcher and wallet’s redesign, something Waves alleges places greater emphasis on user-friendliness. Preparations surrounding the release began last month after a stress test of the forthcoming new technology called Waves NG was completed. Waves NG aims to address the issue of Blockchain reliability under heavy loads, occurring during events such as token distribution. Waves has made advances in its native jurisdiction this year, achieving regulatory advantages through
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PR: Winning Moonrise Competition Scales Talent Acquisition Platform Bitdegree Crowdsale to the Next Level – Bitcoin News

PR: Winning Moonrise Competition Scales Talent Acquisition Platform Bitdegree Crowdsale to the Next Level – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Winning Moonrise Competition Scales Talent Acquisition Platform Bitdegree Crowdsale to the Next Level - 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. As the Grand Prize winner of Moonrise 2017 competition, BitDegree – the blockchain learning and talent acquisition platform, has reinforced its fast-growing reputation as a game changer within the crypto community. BitDegree caught the attention of a huge number of contributors which led to a quick sellout of
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South Korea Releases Emergency Measures for Cryptocurrency Regulation – Bitcoin News

South Korea Releases Emergency Measures for Cryptocurrency Regulation – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. South Korea Releases Emergency Measures for Cryptocurrency Regulation - Bitcoin News Regulation South Korea’s government released emergency measures for cryptocurrency regulation on Thursday. Bitcoin exchanges will now be regulated. Among other measures, there will be a ban on banks, minors, and foreigners trading cryptocurrency as well as a clampdown on virtual bank accounts needed to trade cryptocurrencies in Korea. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto Transactions Regulating Crypto Exchanges South Korea’s government held an emergency meeting to discuss cryptocurrency regulation on Thursday. Following the meeting, the regulators released “virtual currency emergency measures,
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Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – Can BTG/USD Stay Above $250?

Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – Can BTG/USD Stay Above $250?

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Gold Price Technical Analysis – Can BTG/USD Stay Above $250? Key Points Bitcoin gold price is currently under a correction and is holding the $260 support against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $265 on the hourly chart of BTG/USD (data feed from Bitfinex). The pair must stay above the $260 and $265 support levels to bounce back in the near term. Bitcoin gold price is currently correcting lower against the US Dollar. BTG/USD must hold $260 and the 100 hourly SMA to trade back above $300. Bitcoin Gold Price Trend There was a minor correction wave initiated from the $347 swing high against the US Dollar. The price declined below the $320 and $300 support levels and traded close to
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Tezos Foundation Board Member Quits as Lawsuits, Allegations, Tensions Mount – Bitcoin News

Tezos Foundation Board Member Quits as Lawsuits, Allegations, Tensions Mount – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Tezos Foundation Board Member Quits as Lawsuits, Allegations, Tensions Mount - Bitcoin News Crowdfunding And then there were two. The historic, crowdfunded initial coin offering (ICO) start-up Tezos raised a quarter billion USD this summer, and to much acclaim. Now it’s embroiled in three class-action suits, its founders vying for control and legal costs. The latest news from the once-seemingly untouchable team is the resignation of Tezos Foundation Board Member Guido Schmitz-Krummacher, leaving a power vacuum and a community clamoring to be made whole. Also read: Trezor Firmware Update Brings Shorter Addresses and Support for More Tokens Tezos Board Must Have Three Members Kathleen and Arthur Breitman own Dynamic Ledger So
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Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Surges Toward $1.00

Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Surges Toward $1.00

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ripple Price Technical Analysis – XRP/USD Surges Toward $1.00 Key Highlights Ripple price is surging higher and it recently moved above the $0.9000 level against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted monster bullish trend line with current support at $0.6500 is intact on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair might continue to move higher and it will most likely resume uptrend above $0.9000. Ripple price is rocketing higher against the US Dollar and Bitcoin. XRP/USD is now set for a move towards the $1.00 handle in the near term. Ripple Price Next Target There were solid gains in Ripple price as it surged above the $0.8000 level against the US Dollar. The price was able to move above the $0.9000
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NEMS BULLS CLOSE ABOVE $0.58 AS BUYERS AIM AT $0.76 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR DECEMBER 15, 2017

NEMS BULLS CLOSE ABOVE $0.58 AS BUYERS AIM AT $0.76 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR DECEMBER 15, 2017

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Please share if you find this article interesting. NEMS BULLS CLOSE ABOVE $0.58 AS BUYERS AIM AT $0.76 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS FOR DECEMBER 15, 2017 NEM bulls are on the upper hand after bouncing off the middle BB which is our immediate support. For all we know, NEM push and close above $0.58 means resumption of bull pressure and as such buyers should be aiming for $0.76. Monero, LTC and DASH are still correcting and we expect some form of bull pressure in the coming sessions. IOTA is bearish and currently USD bulls are trending below $3.9 support with bear candlesticks banding along the lower BB as sellers aim at $2.8 Let’s look at the charts: NEM BULLS DRIVE PRICES ABOVE $0.58 XEMUSD 4HR Chart for December 15, 2017 As mentioned yesterday, NEM prices were consolidating and finding re
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2018: The Year We Make Cont(r)act

2018: The Year We Make Cont(r)act

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Please share if you find this article interesting. 2018: The Year We Make Cont(r)act Massimo Morini is a veteran in investment banks and financial institutions including the World Bank. Some of his research on blockchain was reported here and here. This article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review opinion series. Years, and even centuries, never really begin on Jan. 1st. You can always spot the real beginning in events that occur a bit later, or a bit earlier, than the official start. The 20th century, for example, began in 1914 with the burst of World War I and left the stage to the new millennium in 1989 when communist economies collapsed and opened to free enterprise. For those interested in the practical future of blockchain, and of many other things, t
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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/15/2017 – Bulls Are Returning!

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/15/2017 – Bulls Are Returning!

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 12/15/2017 – Bulls Are Returning! Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price looks ready to resume its climb and the Fib extension levels show how high it can go. Price is currently testing the 38.2% extension and could still make its way up to the ascending channel resistance. Technical indicators are reflecting bullish momentum but could also be hinting at rally exhaustion soon. Bitcoin price has bounced off its mid-channel area of interest and is resuming the climb to the resistance. Technical Indicators Signals The 100 SMA is above the longer-term 200 SMA to signal that the path of least resistance is to the upside. This means that the rally is more likely to resume than to reverse. Also,