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  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Legislation, News, News teaser

    John McAfee Will Fight SEC ‘With Every Last Breath’

    John McAfee, one of the most opinionated figures in the cryptocurrency community, has clashed with US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) chairman over the labeling of initial coin offering (ICO) tokens as securities. Speaking via his Twitter account, the tech activist and internet security expert vowed to fight the SEC’s pronouncement. McAfee on the Warpath John McAfee is usually not shy when expressing his views. Ever since Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton

    · June 16, 2018 · 4:00 pm
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    Vitalik Buterin Derides Misleading Reports Regarding the NSA’s Creation of Bitcoin

    Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin hit out at mainstream media Friday after an article appeared suggesting he thought the US National Security Agency (NSA) invented Bitcoin. ‘My Opinions Have Changed A Lot’ On June 15, UK tabloid publication Metro published what it described as a “discovery” that Buterin had made remarks about Bitcoin’s being created by the US National Security Agency (NSA). The evidence it gathered came in the form of messages from popular forum Bitcointalk

    · June 16, 2018 · 1:00 pm
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    3 Reasons Why Ethereum Is A Better Investment Than Bitcoin, According to Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of digital currency-focused investment firm BKCM LLC, believes Ethereum might be a better investment than Bitcoin — and he provided CNBC’s “Fast Money” with three reasons why.  Ethereum Futures Firstly, Kelly believes Ethereum futures may just be around the bend, now that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially decided that ether is and was not a security — thus removing the largest obstacle from the second-ranked cryptocurrency by

    · June 16, 2018 · 10:00 am
  • Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Acceptance, Bitcoin Exchange, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    ‘Centralized Exchanges Are Cancer’: Coinbase Shuts Gab Social Network’s Account

    Gab, a social network messaging platform that describes itself as a place “where people, free expression, and individual liberty come first,” has announced that its Coinbase account was suddenly closed by the popular US-based crypto exchange.  Gab: Centralized Exchanges ‘Contradictory to Everything Crypto Stands For’ Gab is a relatively young social networking platform launched in August 2016 as a response to censorship controversies involving major social media companies — such as Facebook and Twitter — which

    · June 15, 2018 · 7:00 am
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    SEC: Bitcoin and Ether Are Not Securities

    The Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Director of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, announced at Yahoo Finance’s All Market Summit: Crypto today that bitcoin, ether, and other decentralized cryptocurrencies will not be classified as securities.  A New Asset Class The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken its sweet time in determining how to classify cryptocurrencies. Finally, during a speech in San Francisco, California, SEC Director of Corporate Finance William Hinmann openly discussed the SEC’s views

    · June 14, 2018 · 3:00 pm
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    Coinbase Index Fund Launches for Big-Money Investors Amid Brutal Market Conditions

    Coinbase is now allowing accredited investors with deeper pockets the ability to utilize the Coinbase Index Fund, which offers exposure to every asset listed on the popular exchange.  Greater Exposure The previously announced Coinbase Index Fund has officially opened for investments of $250,000 to $20M. Reuben Bramanathan, Product Lead of Coinbase Asset Management, stated in an official announcement: We’ve seen overwhelming interest from investors since we announced the fund earlier this year. At this stage, we

    · June 13, 2018 · 11:00 am
  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum, Mining, News, News teaser

    $20 Million Ether Hacked From Poorly Configured Ethereum Apps

    According to Chinese internet security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab, hackers have stolen $20 million in ether from poorly configured Ethereum mining rigs and third-party applications. Experts at the firm say the cyber-attacks target unsecured Ethereum nodes on the Internet. Details of the Hack On March 15, Qihoo 360 Netlab alerted the cryptocurrency community to the activities of hackers scanning the Internet for unsecured Ethereum nodes. At the time, the alleged cybercriminals had stolen 3.96 ETH.

    · June 12, 2018 · 12:00 pm
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    Cryptocurrency Market Suddenly Drops $20 Billion (And Counting) — But Why?

    After a week of boring sideways trading, the cryptocurrency market has made its decision — solidifying that sellers are firmly in control.  Sea of Red The last 24 hours have been a bloodbath for cryptocurrencies across the board after a week of prolonged sideways trading kept sellers firmly in control. The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has fallen from roughly $340 billion at 01:30 CET to nearly $320 billion at 10:00 CET — with the majority

    · June 10, 2018 · 8:00 am
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    Breaking Down the Blockchain Scalability Trilemma

    Scalability is a term that we see increasingly being used in the community, especially in times of considerable demand. Scalability, Decentralization, and Security When the average transaction fee for Bitcoin steadily rose, questions were raised concerning Bitcoin’s ability to scale. Similarly, Ethereum’s scalability issues were made very clear when the viral success of CryptoKitties slowed down the entire Ethereum network. Scalability, in the context of blockchain architecture, can be looked at alongside ideas of decentralization

    · June 10, 2018 · 2:00 am
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    SEC ‘Underwhelmed’ by Lack of Enthusiasm for Regulation

    Cryptocurrency exchanges dealing with ICOs are now required to register with the SEC, though one director at the independent agency claims the response has been weaker than expected. He also noted that a statement on either Ethereum or Ripple will be coming in the future.  ‘We’re underwhelmed by the enthusiasm’ The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has already defined initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities. In doing so, the independent regulatory agency requires cryptocurrency exchanges

    · June 8, 2018 · 3:00 pm
  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Regulation, Blockchain Technology, News, News teaser

    Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Replacements for Sovereign Currencies,’ Says SEC Chairman

    The SEC has revealed that it views cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as “replacements for sovereign currencies,” and has definitively deemed them as falling outside the umbrella of securities’ regulation. ICOs, on the other hand, are securities — and there’s no room for argument. ‘These are replacements for sovereign currencies’ US Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Jay Clayton spoke with CNBC’s Bob Pisani earlier this week about which cryptocurrencies are and are not securities. Though he didn’t answer

    · June 8, 2018 · 9:00 am
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    Twitch Streaming App Now Lets You Tip Gamers With Bitcoin

    Streamlabs – a popular streaming app compatible with Twitch — is now letting users accept tips in cryptocurrencies. With more than $100M processed in tips in 2018, alone, cryptocurrencies have officially entered a substantial and growing market.  Tip with Cryptocurrency Streamlabs is a popular streaming application which allows people to seamlessly broadcast content on the most popular platforms, such as Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Mixer. Amongst other things, the software also allows viewers to tip

    · June 5, 2018 · 4:00 pm
  • eToro Daily Market Update: War Games Mati

    War Games

    By the time I was old enough to enjoy the movie War Games, the graphics were already a bit out of date, but the relevance of the story is no less significant as when it first debuted 35 years ago. As the hero David Lightman discovers, war is a strange game, and the only winning move is not to play. It seems the current world leaders have yet to learn this lesson. This week the

    · June 4, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • The Indonesian Government Is Cracking Down Further On Bitcoin Use In Bali Altcoin News, Altcoin Price, Altcoins, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    TRON Enters Indonesia, Claims Superiority Over Ethereum

    TRON (TRX), the tenth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, will begin trading on Indonesia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange on June 4. The project’s founder, Justin Sun, has also made the claim that TRON is able to produce Transactions Per Second (TPS) speeds of 2000 TPS.  Entering Indonesia Tron (TRX), a “global broadcast platform” which claims to be one of the largest blockchain-based operating systems in the world, will be listed on Indonesia’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Indodax. The TRX/rupiah trading

    · June 4, 2018 · 1:00 pm
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    Vitalik Buterin: Sharding and Plasma Could Scale Ethereum by 10,000x

    Vitalik Buterin has shed some light on the subjects of Sharding and Plasma while essentially suggesting that Ethereum’s network will ultimately be capable of supporting tens of thousands of transactions per second. OmiseGO (OMG) held a holiday special AMA on May 30, which featured Ethereum’s founder Vitalik Buterin. While the entire session was filled with interesting insight, what definitely caught the attention of most viewers were Buterin’s thoughts on Sharding and Plasma — two major

    · June 3, 2018 · 11:00 am
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    ICONOMI Opens Doors to ‘Everyday Users’, Introduces OTC Trading and Direct Deposits

    Cryptocurrency Index fund creator ICONOMI is slowly building a bridge for everyday users to venture into the world of crypto investing. On May 31st, COO Matej Tomazin announced via an official company blog post that ICONOMI would be introducing a fiat ramp-up service on their platform. The ramp up will come in 2 stages: over the counter (OTC) deals and direct deposits. In the announcement, Tomazin writes: Offering a comprehensive set of tools to allow anyone

    · June 2, 2018 · 11:00 am
  • Altcoin News, Altcoins, Ethereum, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    EOS Moves Major Amounts of Ether to Bitfinex, Sparking Market Concerns

    Ethereum’s public blockchain has provided definitive evidence that EOS recently sent 200,000 ether (ETH) to Bitfinex. This leaves the EOS crowdsale’s smart contract with just over $1 million worth of ETH.  Big Money Movement EOS — a blockchain-powered infrastructure for decentralized applications (DApps) — has gained substantial traction over the last year, while managing to raise a staggering $4 billion by the conclusion of its initial coin offering (ICO). The project’s crowdsale address is publically available

    · June 2, 2018 · 6:00 am
  • eToro Daily Market Update: Don't Panic Mati

    eToro Daily Market Update: Don’t Panic

    If there’s one lesson we can learn from the Italian bond meltdown this week, it’s don’t panic. This is also the advice that is printed in “large friendly letters” on the cover of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. A friendly reminder that no matter how complicated things may seem and how there might be, we should always remain calm. In financial markets, cooler heads almost always prevail. A long-term, well-diversified portfolio will almost always beat the

    · May 31, 2018 · 4:00 pm
  • eToro Daily Market Update: War Games Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser

    Roger Ver on ‘the Flippening’: Ethereum Will Upstage Bitcoin Before the End of 2018

    Roger Ver believes Bitcoin’s days at the top of the crypto tree are numbered. In an interview with The Independent, the former Bitcoin evangelist said that other cryptocurrencies were more technologically advanced than Bitcoin. He identified Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash as the harbingers of the coming flippening. Bitcoin is Outdated Roger Ver used to be one of the staunchest Bitcoin proponents around. These days, however, his tent is firmly pitched in the Bitcoin Cash camp,

    · May 30, 2018 · 5:30 pm
  • Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Weiss Ratings Releases 93 Free Cryptocurrency Grades This Week – With 7 Major Winners

    Weiss Ratings, a private company which provides research and analysis for consumers and business professionals, has released its list of 93 cryptocurrency ratings for free this week — with Bitcoin (BTC), Cardano (ADA), EOS (EOS), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Stellar (XLM), and TRON (TRX) coming out on top.  Free This Week Weiss Ratings, the only financial rating agency currently offering cryptocurrency reviews, has released its full list of 93 coins and tokens to the public for

    · May 29, 2018 · 6:30 pm
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    Playing with the Scales

    Just as the market was digesting the harsh news from Italy yesterday, it seems another curve ball was thrown into the mix, this time from Spain. As we know, there was a setback in Italy, and though it seemed last week like they would be on a fast track to having a stable government, we may now be weeks, if not months away. Now, it seems that a rather old conspiracy regarding the Prime Minister of

    · May 29, 2018 · 12:30 pm
  • Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Venture Capitalist: Buy Bitcoin, Hold Ripple, Sell Altcoins

    The cryptocurrency market has taken a decidedly bearish turn over the month of May, but one venture capitalist believes that only makes for a better buying opportunity — for Bitcoin, that is. ‘The Story Is Very Much Materializing’ Over the past few weeks, sellers have remained firmly in control of the cryptocurrency market — but venture capitalist Spencer Bogart claims current market conditions only make for a better buying opportunity. On Friday, the Blockchain Capital partner

    · May 28, 2018 · 4:00 am
  • Horizon State’s Blockchain will Soon be Bigger than Bitcoin’s with Millions of Users Altcoin News, Blockchain Technology, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    June 1 is Almost Here – Register Your EOS and eosDAC Tokens or Lose Them Forever

    If you own EOS or eosDAC ERC20 tokens, you need to register your Ethereum address with an EOS public address to receive the coins on the EOS network. This article will show you step by step how to register your coins. Moving to the Mainnet After a nearly year-long ICO, the EOS main net is finally ready to launch. The EOS token was originally created on the Ethereum blockchain to raise money for development, with

    · May 27, 2018 · 11:30 pm