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Hodler’s Digest, May 7-13: From Facebook To NYSE, Mainstream Thinks Of Adoption

Hodler’s Digest, May 7-13: From Facebook To NYSE, Mainstream Thinks Of Adoption

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Hodler’s Digest, May 7-13: From Facebook To NYSE, Mainstream Thinks Of Adoption Top Stories This Week Owner Of New York Stock Exchange Mulls Over Addition Of Crypto Trading The New York Times reported this week that the NYSE might be giving its customers the option to buy and hold Bitcoin, an assertion backed up by documents, emails, and anonymous sources that confirm these future crypto traders contracts. Improvement Code Casper For Ethereum Network Released A new version of Casper, a code upgrade for the Ethereum network that aims to improve the economic consensus protocol, was released this week on Github. The Casper code combines Proof-of-Work (PoW) with Proof-of-Stake (PoS), with the eventual goal for Ethereum to switch ent
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Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period – Bitcoin News

Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period - Bitcoin News Regulation Zimbabwe’s central bank issued Circular to Banking Institutions No. 2/2018: Virtual Currencies, effectively banning all crypto activity in the African nation. Businesses dealing in decentralized currencies have 60 days to comply. Also read: India’s Supreme Court Keeps Ban on Banks’ Crypto Services, For Now Zimbabwe Bans Crypto Issued 11 May, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the country’s central bank, laid out seven points in ordering the shutter of things crypto within the southeast African nation. Referencing two previous circulars going back as far as three years ago, the notice explains “’banking institutions’ attention
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Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written – Bitcoin News

Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Remembering Satoshi's Vision — As it Was Written - Bitcoin News Op-Ed On October 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had a vision to share with the world — a protocol he called “bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.” Since that time a whole lot has changed, and there is a vast cryptocurrency landscape with over 1,500 virtual currencies listed on data feed websites. It’s been a very long time since Satoshi left the community and his vision, the white paper, and even the protocol’s proof-of-work has been questioned multiple times over the years. Also read: Privacy-Centric Coin XMR Splits Into Four Different Monero Protocols BCH Proponents Believe That Many Key Attributes Have Been
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Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality

Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Women In Blockchain And Crypto: How To Tackle Gender Inequality Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. The percentage of women invested and involved in cryptocurrency is far lower than that of men. This could be confirmed by numerous surveys and research studies. Moreover, incidents like the North American Bitcoin Conference, where only 3 of the 88 speakers were women and the conference after party was held at a strip club, show a disparity trend present in the industry. Recently, there has been a push to get more women involved in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Initiatives like Mogul’s “Women in Crypto” events and organiz
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5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not Altcoins

5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not Altcoins

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Please share if you find this article interesting. 5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not Altcoins Markets and Prices With seemingly endless new altcoins claiming that they will change the world whilst generating exorbitant returns for investors, it can be highly informative to sometimes get a bird’s eye view of longer-term altcoin performance by digging through the annals of Coinmarketcap’s historic snapshots. When looking at a historic snapshot from May 12th, 2013, by far the best cryptocurrency purchase one could have made was bitcoin. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Steam During the Weekend BTC Top Performing Market Since May 12th, 2013 According to the snapshot, bitcoin had a market capitalization of just 1.293 billion on the 12th of May, 2012.
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S. Korean Media: Electronics Giant LG Launches Own Blockchain Service ‘Monachain’

S. Korean Media: Electronics Giant LG Launches Own Blockchain Service ‘Monachain’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. S. Korean Media: Electronics Giant LG Launches Own Blockchain Service ‘Monachain’ LG CNS, a subsidiary of South Korean LG Corporation that supplies information technology services, has recently launched its own blockchain-powered service, local Yonhap News Agency reports Sunday, May 13. LG CNS’ own blockchain platform “Monachain” has been designed to enable blockchain-based logistics in the fields of finance, manufacturing and communication, according to Yonhap. One of the main deployments of Monachain provides a digital authentication system, as well as a digital currency, and a digital supply chain management tool. As the local source reports, Monachain enables a new type of identification, a decentralized identifier (DID), tha
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This Week in Bitcoin: Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin – Bitcoin News

This Week in Bitcoin: Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. This Week in Bitcoin: Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin - Bitcoin News The Weekly This week’s round-up features a colorful selection of bitcoin stories but we’ll start with the possible explanation for recent market dips. Most cryptocurrencies dropped in price over the period, following developments with depressing effect on traders. In Japan, Mt. Gox’s bitcoins stored in court ordered wallets have moved again, while in South Korea, the largest exchange Upbit has found itself under investigation for suspected fraud.   Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: “Social” Coins, Crypto Vending, Blockchain Mileage Markets React to Disturbing News from Japan and Korea The prices of leading cryptocurrencies dropped this week, w
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China Plays Jekyll & Hyde, After Ban It Will Publish Monthly Crypto Report – Bitcoin News

China Plays Jekyll & Hyde, After Ban It Will Publish Monthly Crypto Report – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. China Plays Jekyll & Hyde, After Ban It Will Publish Monthly Crypto Report - Bitcoin News News China’s government is well known as a crypto hater, and its banishments and pronouncements are the stuff of wild market swings. That doesn’t mean, however, they’re not keeping close eye on decentralized currencies. In fact, according to recent press releases, Chinese authorities are set to publish regular monthly analysis of over two dozen crypto assets, its Global Public Chain Assessment Index. Also read: Bitcoin’s Anonymous $55 Million Pineapple Fund Gives Final Donation China Set to Provide Monthly Cryptocurrency Report “This independent analysis of cryptocurrencies and global public blockchain technology demonstrates the confid
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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Hold $8,000?

Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Hold $8,000?

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis – Can BTC/USD Hold $8,000? Key PointsBitcoin price declined sharply after it failed to move above the $9,500 resistance against the US Dollar.There is a significant bearish trend line forming with resistance at $8,900 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).The pair may rise in the short term, but it is likely to face resistances near $8,900 and $9,000.Bitcoin price is facing tough barriers around $8,900-$9,000 against the US Dollar. BTC/USD must stay above $8,200 and $8,000 to avoid any further losses in the near term.Bitcoin Price SupportThis past week, there was a sharp bearish reaction from the $9,500 pivot level in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The price declined
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Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Recover Further?

Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Recover Further?

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Ethereum Price Weekly Analysis – Can ETH/USD Recover Further? Key HighlightsETH price declined heavily this past week and moved towards the $640 level against the US Dollar.There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance at $720 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken).The pair is slowly recovering and is currently facing many hurdles on the upside near $710-720.Ethereum price tested major supports versus the US Dollar and Bitcoin. ETH/USD is currently correcting higher and is facing resistances near $710 and 100 hourly SMA.Ethereum Price Upside BarrierThere was a monster decline from the $825 swing high in ETH price against the US Dollar. The price declined sharply and moved below the $760 and $700 su