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    Ethereum Futures: CBOE Chief Says SEC Decision Clears the Way

    Following SEC’s announcement which separated both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) from securities, CBOE’s President said that this could increase the chances of regulators signing off on Ethereum futures. The Market Rebounds On June 14th, the SEC officially announced that it won’t consider Bitcoin bitcoin and Ether as securities, thus putting the long wait to its end. Naturally, the market responded immediately. Despite being in a state of major correction, the overall cryptocurrency market saw

    · June 15, 2018 · 1:00 pm
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    Draghi Scores & Cryptos Celebrate

    Finally some much-needed clarity! Just when some feared all was lost and crypto prices were showing signs of a potential plunge, some exciting news was delivered from the SEC in the United States, bringing with it the kind of optimism that we haven’t seen in months. The crypto markets are now celebrating and have given a strong push off the lows. It seems the title of yesterday’s daily market update “A Crypto U-turn” was more appropriate than

    · June 15, 2018 · 9:30 am
  • Why Invest in Ethereum? Bitcoin Regulation, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    US Regulator Urges SEC to Clarify If Ethereum Tokens Are Securities

    Wall Street continues to debate whether cryptocurrencies should be treated as securities or commodities. Ethereum, the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, finds itself in the crosshairs of regulators. Ethereum: Security or Commodity? The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other federal agencies should swiftly decide if Ether should be treated as a security or commodity, a financial regulator said at the Consensus cryptocurrency conference on Monday. Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading

    · May 15, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Bitcoin, Ether, XRP ‘Have No Intrinsic Value,’ Because Bert Ely Says So

    Bert Ely, an attention-seeking financial expert who has been referred to as “The King of Quotes,” has thrown some more of his stereotypical alarmist opinions in the direction of Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies. This time, he’s gone so far as to claim that they have ‘no substantive or intrinsic value’ — even though they clearly do. ‘No Rational Justification’ Sometimes, it’s hard to tell if Bert Ely is serious. You may recognize the name

    · April 11, 2018 · 10:30 am
  • Vitalik Buterin Altcoin News, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin Proposes Maximum Ether Supply

    Vitalik Buterin has largely been uninvolved in the monetary policy of the cryptocurrency he created. However, Ethereum’s creator has written a proposal, in which he suggests capping the supply of ether (ETH). Put a Cap on It Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has proposed an answer to one of Ethereum’s more common questions — whether or not the cryptocurrency’s coin supply should ever be capped.  In an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) on April 1st, Buterin wrote: In

    · April 2, 2018 · 3:00 am
  • Altcoin News, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Ether Rising – Up 30% in a Week

    January has been a pretty slow month for all cryptocurrencies. The majority of them have not made a recovery from the big slump two weeks ago. Bitcoin, as usual, has commanded the big selloff, but Ethereum has remained relatively resilient to downward pressures and has posted solid gains over the past couple of days. Ethereum has now garnered the attention of mainstream media, such as Forbes, which recently reported about its upward momentum. A major

    · January 29, 2018 · 12:45 am
  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Ethereum Flows into Four Figures

    The start of 2018 has been a bumper one for cryptocurrency with the total market capacity jumping $150 billion in just five days. Bitcoin has remained relatively flat, so it has been the job of the altcoins to boost the total investment, and Ethereum has been leading the way. For the first time a few hours ago, Ethereum reached a thousand dollars during the morning trading session in Asia. Cryptocurrencies have grown so much that

    · January 5, 2018 · 10:15 am
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    EtherDelta Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked

    The EtherDelta cryptocurrency exchange recently sent out urgent tweets, telling users not to open the site as it had been hacked. If there’s one fact that has been proven over and over again is that as long as there is something worth stealing, then somebody is going to be willing to do so. I’m pretty sure that the first caveman who found a pretty rock probably got clobbered in the head by another caveman who

    · December 21, 2017 · 3:30 am
  • Bitcoin Posts Lowest Ever 36% Market Cap Share As Ethereum Steals Limelight Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Ethereum Price Tops $900 on CEX, Possible Haven for Investors

    Almost every single crypto-currency has seen massive gains in the past few months, Ethereum included. But with the recent news about Bitcoin Cash being listed on Coinbase, much uncertainty has been thrown into the market. The Biggest Smart Contract Platform Ethereum has more than tripled in the past three months, with the market price at $255 just three months ago to over $800 today. The rally appears to not be stopping, however, as some exchanges

    · December 20, 2017 · 11:30 pm
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    Man Robbed of $1.8 Million in Ether at Gunpoint

    A New Jersey man learned that the contents of your crypto wallet can be stolen in more than one way as he is kidnapped at gunpoint and then robbed of $1.8 million in Ether. When one normally hears of a crypto wallet being emptied, it’s because of some nefarious hack, such as what hit NiceHash about a week ago. Yet there’s more than one way to skin a cat, so they say. A man in

    · December 14, 2017 · 1:00 pm
  • Novogratz Invests $15 Million in White-Label Cryptocurrency Exchange Startup Bitcoin, Bitcoin Price, News, News teaser, Trending

    Bitcoin To $10,000 In 6 Weeks? Easy, Novogratz Tells Bloomberg

    Serial investor Mike Novogratz is this week’s championer of Bitcoin, predicting $10,000 by December 31 as prices hit new all-time highs today. Novogratz: ‘Amazing Technology’ of Bitcoin Puts It Ahead of Gold Speaking on Bloomberg TV, Novogratz, who has been bullish on Bitcoin throughout the year, said Bitcoin would yet hit the magic number before the new year, and also predicted $500 per coin for Ether (ETH) within the same period. “…Gold has value solely

    · November 21, 2017 · 2:00 pm
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    ZebraPay to Support VEROS and Ether

    Since entering the market in 2009, ZebraPay has acquired the largest self-service kiosk network in Romania boasting of over 2500 kiosks in 350 localities across the country. ZebraPay is recognized as the fastest growing tech company in Romania and has seen extensive development throughout 2011-2014. ZebraPay self-service kiosks support a myriad of different payment options including cash, NFC, mobile wallets, and Bitcoin. Presently accepting only one cryptocurrency, ZebraPay plan to meet the demands of a

    · March 24, 2017 · 11:00 am
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    Make Ethereum Great Again: How ETH Could Go Mainstream in 2017

    In July of 2015, the world was introduced to Ethereum, and the altcoin market hasn’t been the same since. So what’s has the world’s second most popular cryptocurrency been up to lately?  Ethereum’s Quick Rise to Fame There was a time, let’s call that time, “2015,” when the Bitcoin ecosystem wondered aloud “When is there going to be an altcoin worth a damn?” Funny that we asked that because, in July of 2013, and officially launched in

    · February 15, 2017 · 9:00 am
  • Cashaa Altcoins, Bitcoin Businesses, Blockchain Technology, FinTech, Interviews, News, News teaser

    Like an ‘Uber for Traders’: How Cashaa Drives Remittance Costs to Zero

    Bitcoinist spoke with Kumar Gaurav, CEO of Cashaa, a blockchain-powered P2P marketplace that makes it possible to send and receive cash anywhere in the world with zero fees.  Unfortunately, when it comes to remittances, the poorer the country, the higher the fees, says the CEO of Cashaa, a blockchain startup based in Canary Wharf, London. Too often, the poorest of citizens can lose up to 20% when receiving money from abroad with traditional services like Western Union.

    · December 30, 2016 · 9:00 pm
  • Zcash Altcoin News, Altcoins

    Altcoin Report: Ebitz Takes Advantage of Zcash’s Problems

    SolarCoin rewards energy-savers, Ethereum fans look to buy-buy-buy, and Ebitz takes advantage of Zcash’s problems. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Edward Snowden Weighs in on Zcash SOLARCOIN SolarCoin began in January 2014. Its specific purpose is to reward users of solar energy, so it’s a good time to enjoy the benefits of “clean” electricity. People who live in homes using solar energy panels

    · November 24, 2016 · 3:00 pm
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    Altcoin Report: Ethereum to Outperform Bitcoin by 2017

    Ethereum may outperform bitcoin, the Republic of Liberland shows interest in Dash, and an altcoin hub turns one. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Dash, ShapeShift Users Get Debit Cards ETHEREUM Ethereum could potentially outperform bitcoin towards the end of the year. One analyst points out that a recent panic selling of bitcoin spurred from the recent drop in its price due to regulatory

    · November 17, 2016 · 12:31 pm
  • Ether Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum

    Altcoin Report: Ether Outranks Bitcoin as Highest-Performing Cryptocurrency

    Zcash trading goes through the roof; ether is the highest-performing cryptocurrency of 2016, and cross-border payments are possible through Ripple. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Ethereum Classic Embraces the Hard Fork ZCASH The recent launch of Zcash created a trading frenzy on Poloniex the other day, causing the price to reach an impressive $2 million per coin. It appears the currency’s status changed

    · November 1, 2016 · 5:00 am
  • Litecoin Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum

    Altcoin Report: Ethereum Classic Embraces the Hard Fork

    Ethereum Classic undergoes a successful hard fork, Zcash prepares for its grand introduction, and Jaxx adds Litecoin. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below. Also read: Altcoin Report: Monero Shutting Down Until January ETHEREUM CLASSIC Following a recent DDoS attack, Ethereum Classic has undergone a successful hard fork to set things “back to normal.” This is not the first time such a move has been executed, and unfortunately, the

    · October 27, 2016 · 8:00 am
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    Velocity’s Demo Invites Users to Try ‘Simple’ Smart Contracts

    Distributed derivatives platform Velocity went live this week with a product demo version. The “simple” smart contract invites users to speculate on price for Ethereum’s native token ether. Also read: Indian Bitcoin Startup Unocoin Holds Record-Setting Fundraiser Velocity Making ‘Financial Building Blocks’ Velocity‘s aim is to provide a blockchain-based smart contract alternative to existing derivatives, built on Ethereum. The demo version currently runs on Ethereum’s testnet. Chief architect Vignesh Sundaresan indicated where the financial industry could use his

    · October 2, 2016 · 2:58 pm
  • Bitcoin Industry Report Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Exchange, Bitcoin Investment, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Trending

    Industry Report: Bitcoin Fraud Never Works

    Coinbase adds Ethereum, a man learns the consequences of bitcoin fraud, and Surbitcoin unfreezes following a temporary scare. Want to catch up on your latest digital currency news? Take a look at the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: Charlie Shrem Is a Free Man COINBASE Once a primarily Bitcoin-based exchange, Coinbase shocked the world when it announced that leading bitcoin competitor Ethereum would be added to its list of currencies, and the exchange will now

    · July 24, 2016 · 9:00 am
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    Bitcoin Price Falls as Altcoins Push Ahead

    The bitcoin price has undergone another drop. Hovering at around $658 at press time, this is a fall of about $8 since our previous price piece. Also read: Is Ethereum Wounding the Bitcoin Price’s Ascent? Altcoins Forge Ahead as Bitcoin Price Pulls Back In our last discussion, the notion that ether was harming bitcoin’s ongoing rise was explained. That particular argument still stands; the most recent news is that Coinbase, primarily a bitcoin exchange up

    · July 24, 2016 · 5:00 am
  • Charlie Shrem Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, Blockchain Technology, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Trending

    Industry Report: Charlie Shrem Is a Free Man

    Charlie Shrem is released from prison; Ethereum successfully “hard-forks,” and the Bank of England may issue its own digital currency. Want to catch up on your latest crypto-news? Take a look at the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: India’s Druggies Turning to Bitcoin CHARLIE SHREM Bitcoin evangelist Charlie Shrem has been released from prison after serving one year of what was originally set to be a two-year sentence. Shrem was arrested at JFK airport

    · July 22, 2016 · 12:00 pm
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    Is Ethereum Wounding the Bitcoin Price’s Ascent?

    Bitcoin has suffered another drop. Falling $13 since our last price piece, the digital currency now hovers around $666 at press time (sorry to all you religious people out there). Also read: Bitcoin Price Prepping for Bull Run Due to Regional Influence One source explains: “Bitcoin price looked to be advancing only to bump against the resistance ceiling. How to trade in the coming days (or weeks) is dependent on how the market negotiates $680.” In

    · July 22, 2016 · 9:00 am