Bitcoin technical analysis: BTC/USD vulnerabilities tilt to the downside given daily bearish penannt …

Bitcoin technical analysis: BTC/USD vulnerabilities tilt to the downside given daily bearish penannt structure | Forex Crunch

Bitcoin price is trading marginally in the red down some 0.50% in the second half of the session. BTC/USD price is finding critical support at $7500, preventing a free-fall. Price action has formed a bearish pennant structure via the daily chart view, subject to a potential breakout south.

Longfin CEO Ordered to Pay $6.8 Million in Crypto Fraud Case

Longfin CEO Ordered to Pay $6.8 Million in Crypto Fraud Scheme

Longfin Corp’s CEO and his now-defunct cryptocurrency company have been ordered to pay $6.8 million to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle charges relating to an accounting fraud and unregistered ICO. On Monday, the US regulator announced the ruling in the case, which revolved around Longfin and its CEO, Venkata Meenavalli who is accused with orchestrating a scheme to inflate its revenue.

NBA Halts Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie’s Plan To Tokenize His Contract

NBA Halts Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie’s Plan To Tokenize His Contract

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Bank of Ireland staff asked to testify in $300M OneCoin fraud case

Bank of Ireland staff asked to testify in $300M OneCoin fraud case

As the multi-billion dollar OneCoin cryptocurrency pyramid scheme continues to tumble, news of witnesses set to testify against the scam’s perpetrators are now coming to light. According to Finance Feeds, employees of the Bank of Ireland have been asked to testify in the case against Mark Scott, one of the alleged figureheads of the $3 billion-plus OneCoin scam.

Ripple Acquires Cryptocurrency Exchange Algrim To Expand Its Operations In Europe

Ripple Acquires Cryptocurrency Exchange Algrim To Expand Its Operations In Europe | UseTheBitcoin

Ripple, one of the fastest-growing companies in the cryptocurrency market, announced they purchased the Icelandic cryptocurrency trading firm Algrim. The main goal is to expand its presence in Europe by launching operations in Iceland. Ripple, a leader in enterprise blockchain solutions and provider of cross-border payment products, announced it is acquiring a new company to expand its presence in Europe.

Fintech startup Revolut partners with Visa to expand into new markets

Fintech startup Revolut partners with Visa to expand into new markets – The Block

Revolut, the digital banking startup, is partnering with Visa to expand its services into 24 new markets including the U.S. and Canada, the firm announced Monday. As part of its expansion, Revolut also plans to hire 3,500 new employees, bringing the total number of employees working for the startup to 5,000, according to a report by Reuters.

Binance adds staking support for TRON; becomes super representative with over 59% of votes

Binance adds staking support for TRON; becomes super representative with over 59% of votes – The Block

Binance has added support for TRON staking to its recently launched staking platform, the exchange announced on Monday. Starting Oct. 1, Binance users with TRX on the exchange will begin receiving their share of the block rewards produced by Super Representatives on the TRON network.

Crypto Analyst: Altcoin Apocalypse Caused Bitcoin Bear Market

Crypto Analyst: Altcoin Apocalypse Caused Bitcoin Bear Market | NewsBTC

Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency to ever be created, and any crypto assets created after it are referred to as altcoins. These altcoins promise to improve upon Bitcoin in a number of ways – from faster transaction speeds to a larger supply and other attributes – and to bring investors gains similar to that of early Bitcoin investors.

Bitcoin Crosses Important Resistance, Bullish Move Incoming?

Bitcoin Crosses Important Resistance, Bullish Move Incoming? – BeInCrypto

A number of analysts have been eyeing the $8,200 per Bitcoin price as an area of resistance. For them, holding above this target is an indication of further upside potential for the price. Two of those digital currency market analysts that have identified the $8,200 price point as important are Twitter users Crypto Welson (@CryptoWelson) and Crypto Loomdart (@Loomdart).

BlockFiesta breaks down blockchain technology

BlockFiesta breaks down blockchain technology

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A one-day conference in Albuquerque this Friday could help local businesses, professionals and others learn how to harness blockchain, an emerging technology that’s busting up old, less secure ways of sharing information online. CNM Ingenuity, a nonprofit that manages Central New Mexico Community College’s commercial activities, is hosting the second annual BlockFiesta conference at its main campus Friday, Oct.

Crypto ETF Advocates Face SEC Resistance Despite Strategic Shift

Crypto ETF Advocates Face SEC Resistance Despite Strategic Shift – AdvisorHub

Bloomberg – After years of delays and false signs of progress, asset managers looking to start the first cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund are heading back to the drawing board. Van Eck Associates Corp. – once seen as a frontrunner – shelved its plans for a Bitcoin ETF earlier this month, leaving just two contenders seeking approval from the U.S.

A Definite Guide to How Cryptocurrency is Getting Better than Regular Banking

A Definite Guide to How Cryptocurrency is Getting Better than Regular Banking – The Bank

By Bill Burke It’s an open secret that cryptocurrency is becoming more familiar to people than what it used to be in the past couple of years! While not everyone is well familiar with the concept of cryptocurrency, they at least know that cryptocurrency is getting way better than the old-school regular banking!

Blockchain in Energy: A Review of the Current Landscape

Blockchain in Energy: A Review of the Current Landscape

At the recent Blockchain in Energy conference hosted by Greentech Media (GTM), the theme was entirely clear: the perception of blockchain in the energy industry has matured from proclaiming blockchain a disruptive panacea that would completely vault a heavily regulated industry into the transactive grid of the future to placing blockchain as a tool in the firmament of the technology stack for the currently transitioning grid.

Well-Known Crypto Settled Derivatives Players Pose Challenges To BitMEX

Well-Known Crypto Settled Derivatives Players Pose Challenges To BitMEX | Futures

Crytpo and Bitcoin Market Cap Story of Day CRYPTO MOVERS AND PRICES Crypto-Settled Derivatives Markets Have Continued To Grow In Popularity – According To Some Data, Several Well-Known Players Are Beginning To Pose Legitimate Challenges To BitMEX Volumes on crypto-settled derivatives markets, primarily denominated in bitcoin, continue to grow.

Venezuela’s Maduro says the country will activate crypto payment methods ‘soon’

Venezuela’s Maduro says the country will activate crypto payment methods ‘soon’

Today in a televised press conference President Nicolas Maduro confirmed the government is using cryptocurrencies as a “method for free national and international payments,” Maduro said “The finance minister and Venezuela’s central bank have new instruments which we will activate very soon so that everyone can do banking transactions, as well as national and international payments through the central bank’s accounts,” he then added, “Venezuela is working within the cryptocurrency world.”.

Crypto monthly charts show big changes ahead

Crypto monthly charts show big changes ahead

September’s monthly charts show very strong bullish moves. To show evidence of a probable reversal, I am looking at two of the worst performing altcoins: ZRX (0x) and XLM (Stellar). Does September signal a new bull move? The psychological impact of three months of consolidation followed by an abrupt and violent crash can have a profound effect on the emotions of the participants.

2key – Project Breakdown

2key – Project Breakdown

This article highlights the key utilities of 2KEY tokens and the support mechanisms that regulate the token’s supply and demand. 2key Network’s ecosystem is comprised of participants termed as contract creators, referrers, and integrators and a number of smart contracts including the Moderator and E

NEO’s strategy of ‘pragmatic’ centralization

NEO’s strategy of ‘pragmatic’ centralization

One of NEO’s competitive advantages over Bitcoin and Ethereum is its ‘pragmatic’ approach toward centralization, argues founder Da Hongfei. One of NEO’s main criticisms is its centralization, both politically and architecturally. Right now, the NEO Foundation and its related organizations-for-profit NEO Global Capital and non-profit NEO Global Development-hold enormous power.

Binance disables trading for Tron’s BitTorrent token (BTT) against Bitcoin

Binance disables trading for Tron’s BitTorrent token (BTT) against Bitcoin

Just a few months after its launch, and following a record-setting IEO in January, Binance has delisted the option to trade BitTorrent tokens against Bitcoin. Earlier today, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume announced that it will remove the BTT trading pair, along with 29 others, from its platform as a way to “to improve liquidity and user trading experience.”

Coinbase, Others Form ‘Crypto Rating Council’ to Indicate Crypto Securities Violations

Coinbase, Others Form ‘Crypto Rating Council’ to Indicate Crypto Securities Violations

In a blog post published September 30th, 2019, Coinbase announced the launch of the ‘Crypto Rating Council’. Coinbase will work with seven other firms to provide a 1-5 rating which assesses how likely a digital asset is to violate U.S. securities laws. 20 cryptocurrencies have already been assessed.

‘I’d Rather Have Bananas’: Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban on Bitcoin

‘I’d Rather Have Bananas’: Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban on Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency News 6 hours ago (Sep 30, 2019 10:21AM ET) © Reuters. ‘I’d Rather Have Bananas’: Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban on Bitcoin Billionaire technology investor Mark Cuban said that he would be happier owning bananas than (BTC). Cuban made his remarks in a video Q&A published on YouTube by technology news outlet Wired on Sept.

An analysis of Casascius coins

An analysis of Casascius coins – The Block

Research Bitcoin Quick Take Casascius coins are physical bitcoins embedded with the private keys of bitcoins To date, 44,851 BTC ($371M) in Casascius coins have been redeemed Approximately 48,475 BTC ($397M) in Casascius coins have yet to be redeemed Mike Caldwell, a long-time Bitcoin enthusiast, wanted a way to create physical representations of bitcoins.

Mark Cuban bullish on blockchain, but would take bananas over bitcoin

Mark Cuban bullish on blockchain, but would take bananas over bitcoin – The Block

In a Q&A video segment with WIRED magazine, Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire investor Mark Cuban answered a question regarding the opportunity for cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Cuban started off saying that crypto, particularly Bitcoin is only “worth what somebody will pay for it.” Cuban then compared bitcoins with collectibles such as baseball cards, art, and …

Cryptocurrency Faces Challenges in Cuba Despite Growing Crypto Adoption

Cryptocurrency Faces Challenges in Cuba Despite Growing Crypto Adoption

Cuba rolled out mobile across the country last year, and this has resulted in increased usage of cryptocurrency. Most Cubans are increasingly using cryptocurrencies to circumvent economic sanctions levied by the US to access the global marketplace. However, despite this increasing adoption, crypto still faces several challenges in Cuba.

Sicily is the First Italian Region to Use Blockchain in Supply Chain for Food Tracking

Sicily is the First Italian Region to Use Blockchain in Supply Chain for Food Tracking – Coinfomania

On 25th September the Sicilian Regional Assembly obtained the green light to use blockchain in agriculture for traceability of food products. It was announced by MP for the Italian southern region Jose Marano who had been working on the development of the bill for at least a year.

DHS Awards Blockchain Contract to Fight Forgeries in Immigration

DHS Awards Blockchain Contract to Fight Forgeries in Immigration

The Homeland Security Department awarded an Austrian technology company more than $143,000 Friday to institute interoperability between the agency’s multiple data formats and blockchain-related endeavors-and to ultimately implement an innovative distributed ledger solution to combat forgery and counterfeiting in immigration and citizenship documents. As a modern record-keeping technology, blockchain validates information on a secure decentralized public ledger.

German Police Seize Second Crypto-Fueled Cyberbunker

German Police Seize Second Crypto-Fueled Cyberbunker – CoinDesk

German police have raided and shut down Cyberbunker 2.0, a decommissioned NATO bunker that housed dark web market servers and child porn. The bunker, hidden in the Mosel River town of Traben-Trarbach, held multiple stories of servers as well as “$41 million worth of funds allegedly tied to these markets,” according to security researcher Brian Krebs.

Mother Dairy’s token milk to cost Rs 4 less to cut plastic use

Mother Dairy’s token milk to cost Rs 4 less to cut plastic use | Delhi News – Times of India

New Delhi: In a bid to cut down on the usage of plastic, Mother Dairy has lowered the price of ‘token milk’ by Rs 4 a litre compared with its packaged counterpart. With the current daily average volume of 6 lakh litres through Mother Dairy’s network of 900 booths, the cash incentive comes close to Rs 90 crore a year.

HIVE Blockchain Reports 318 Percent Increase in Mining Capacity

HIVE Blockchain Reports 318 Percent Increase in Mining Capacity | INN

HIVE Blockchain (TSXV:HIVE), a virtual currency mining company reported its fiscal 2018 financial results and fourth quarter 2019 results. After a number of corporate shufflings, the company reported a 318 percent increase in year-over-year increase in revenues, including mining over 82,000 ethereum. A total of 1,751 bitcoin were also mined for the year ending March 31, 2019.

Regulated Bitcoin Trading Platform, Propelled by the Second-Biggest German Stock Exchange

Regulated Bitcoin Trading Platform, Propelled by the Second-Biggest German Stock Exchange – InsideBitcoins.com

The computerized arm of the second-biggest stock trade in Germany, the Stuttgart Stock Exchange, has just propelled Bitcoin trading, on the 23rd of September. The Digital Exchange of the Stuttgart Stock Exchange (BSDEX) will be the nation’s originally regulated trading platform that gives speculators all they require to cooperate with the exemption of third parties.

Ravencoin to Fork to Combat ASIC’s

Ravencoin to Fork to Combat ASIC’s – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust

Forks are a normal phenomenon in the cryptocurrency industry. One of the latest networks set to undergo a fork is Ravencoin. Ravencoin is a network conceived for asset tokenization, and that was born with the mindset that mining efforts should be as decentralized as possible. Designed to be ASIC-resistant, Ravencoin’s algorithm X16R rotates through a…

Global Bitcoin ATM Market with SWOT Analysis, Competitor Revenue Tracking, Profitable …

Global Bitcoin ATM Market with SWOT Analysis, Competitor Revenue Tracking, Profitable Strategies and Developments : Ethereum ,Litecoin ,Monero – News Conduct

Bitcoin ATM market Estimate and Forecast 2019-2025 delivers possible and functional intelligence of the market that has been accurately analyzed using different models. The report contains important data and factors influencing the commercial enlargement of the Bitcoin ATM market. The report considers the customer purchasing patterns, development rate, macroeconomic parameters, market demand, and supply states during the study of the geographical…

#Blockchain Profiles- Meet Kallol Borah Founder Of Verified AG

#Blockchain Profiles- Meet Kallol Borah Founder Of Verified AG

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Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Will Break 680 Smart Contracts on Aragon

Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Will Break 680 Smart Contracts on Aragon – CoinDesk

A system-wide upgrade arrived on ethereum’s Ropsten test network on Monday. And while “Istanbul” should ultimately introduce network efficiencies, the testnet launch won’t be smooth sailing for everyone. For governance platform Aragon, in particular, the code changes were expected to break roughly 680 smart contracts, according to Aragon One CTO Jorge Izquierdo.

Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Arrives Early, Causes Testnet Split

Ethereum’s Istanbul Upgrade Arrives Early, Causes Testnet Split – CoinDesk

Ethereum test network Ropsten has forked into two separate chains following the activation of system-wide upgrade Istanbul. “It appears there are two different chains mining the Ropsten test network. There are miners mining on the old [Ropsten] chain and miners mining the new one,” explained Ethereum Foundation community manager Hudson Jameson, adding in a tweet: “This is what testnets are for!

Japanese Messaging App LINE Positioning Itself As Leader In Blockchain and Crypto Space

Japanese Messaging App LINE Positioning Itself As Leader In Blockchain and Crypto Space

Enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption has been peeking in 2019 with news constantly filtering through of major Western powers such as IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, and other tech companies exploring space. Advancements such as Facebook looking to create its own cryptocurrency, and JPMorgan and Wells Fargo also piloting their cross-border payments, have been heralded as revolutionary.

Nomura and Daiwa join effort on blockchain-based fundraising

Nomura and Daiwa join effort on blockchain-based fundraising

TOKYO — Leading Japanese brokerages will form an organization Tuesday to set rules for issuing blockchain-based digital securities that represent a new way of raising capital from assets like real estate. Security token offerings will become a fundraising option in Japan next April following a legal change that clarifies disclosure requirements and other rules.

Crypto ETF advocates face SEC resistance despite strategic shift

Crypto ETF advocates face SEC resistance despite strategic shift – BNN Bloomberg

After years of delays and false signs of progress, asset managers looking to start the first cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund are heading back to the drawing board. Van Eck Associates Corp. — once seen as a frontrunner — shelved its plans for a Bitcoin ETF earlier this month, leaving just two contenders seeking approval from the U.S.

Can Bitcoin Keep Central Banks in Check?

Can Bitcoin Keep Central Banks in Check?

Is Bitcoin the antidote to fiscal and monetary irresponsibility? Certain individuals in the financial space, like cryptocurrency fund executive Travis Kling, believe that Bitcoin is one of the biggest game-changers in monetary economics. In his view, Bitcoin has developed into a hedge that could protect people’s wealth in the current economic climate which looks increasingly unstable heading into 2020 and beyond.

Decentralized Cryptocurrency with Minimal Carbon Emissions Developed

Decentralized Cryptocurrency with Minimal Carbon Emissions Developed | BTCMANAGER

Distributed Computing Lab (DCL) has developed a radically innovative cryptocurrency that secures a network without centralization and emits a tiny fraction of carbon dioxide relative to that of Bitcoin (BTC). Each BTC transaction has emissions close to 300 kg, while DCL’s emits a mere few grams, as reported by MirageNews,…

Multimillion Acquisition of South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Flounders

Multimillion Acquisition of Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Flounders

The acquiring party of premier South Korean Bithumb has failed to live up to its obligations prompting fears that the acquisition worth over $330 Million has gone sour. If the signals are anything to go by the acquisition of premier South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb may fail unless some sort of miracle occurs.

ATO Expecting To Collect $3 Billion in Tax Fines From Australian Cryptocurrency Traders This …

ATO Expecting To Collect $3 Billion in Tax Fines From Australian Cryptocurrency Traders This Season

As the Australian Taxation Office begins its crackdown on cryptocurrency trading, many everyday owners, traders, and investors in crypto could be at risk. Earlier this year the Australian Tax Office (ATO) announced that it will be allocating a billion dollars to track down and fine those who haven’t