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Bitcoin and Blockchain News from sources around the web AMB Crypto OMPx shared growth game – An online game for fun ads and token winnings by Kajal Bangera on 2018-04-17 at 23:30 which stands for OneMillionPixels, is an online game for fun ads and winning on the growth of tokens. It is a digital…

Bitcoin and Blockchain News from sources around the web AMB Crypto OMPx shared growth game – An online game for fun ads and token winnings by Kajal Bangera on 2018-04-17 at 23:30 which stands for OneMillionPixels, is an online game for fun ads and winning on the growth of tokens. It is a digital canvas of 1000 X 1000 pixels allowing users to draw and to attach links to such drawings (to a blog or a website, for instance). The likes of this idea are seen […] The post OMPx shared growth game – An online game for fun ads and token winnings appeared first […] [Video 2]: After Pornhub, Brazzers now confirm that they will accept Verge [XVG] as crypto payments by Kajal Bangera on 2018-04-17 at 16:15
In an official video and an official tweet by the Brazzers Twitter handle, they announced that like Pornhub they too will be accepting cryptocurrencies in the form of payments – crypto being Verge [XVG]. Although after the initial announcement, the prices had dropped, the Verge prices seem to climb up again.

The post [Video 2]: After Pornhub, Brazzers now confirm that they will accept Verge […] [VIDEO]: Pornhub to accept Verge [XVG] cryptocurrency for payments – Drops by 24% by Kajal Bangera on 2018-04-17 at 14:59
A recent video uploaded by Pornhub on their Youtube channel reveal that they will now be accepting Verge [XVG] tokens as payment. Minutes after the video was released which announced that Pornhub was accepting Verge [XVG], it dropped by 24% surprising a lot of people from the community.

Many from the community feel that this […] The post [VIDEO]: Pornhub to accept Verge [XVG] […] Litecoin [LTC] sees a 6% hike after getting listed on Korbit by Ketaki Dixit on 2018-04-17 at 14:45
Korbit the biggest Bitcoin [BTC] and Ethereum [ETH] exchange in South Korea, to launch Litecoin [LTC] trading on its platform on April 18th.

Multi-trading will remain the same and LTC wallet will be integrated. However, withdrawals will be suspended from April 17th, 2018, to April 19th, 2018 for LTC Wallet integration. L-address, 3-address, and M-address are the 3 […] The […] Cryptocurrency YouTube influencer submits to a virtual robbery of more than $2 million by Sthuthie Murthy on 2018-04-17 at 14:00
Ian Balina, a very well noted cryptocurrency investor and YouTube influencer is the next victim of a virtual robbery in the crypto space. According to the latest news, Balina has been robbed of almost $2 million worth of Ethereum during a live stream review related to ICO last night. He was hosting a live chat […] The post Cryptocurrency YouTube influencer submits to a virtual robbery of […] Bitcoin Cash [BCH] announced a new fork on 15th May which includes activation of Op-codes and protocol extension for Colored coins by Laira Rebecca on 2018-04-17 at 13:15
Following the announcement made by Bitcoin ABC developers in November 2017, regarding their plans of reactivating some of the Bitcoin Opcodes and adding the protocol extension points to function the Opcode upgrades, the team has confirmed Bitcoin Cash forking on May 15th. The Bitcoin Cash fork is scheduled at 12:00:00 UTC, which includes the upgradation […] The post Bitcoin Cash [BCH] […]
Crypto Globe Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Delivers a Stark Warning on ICOs on 2018-04-17 at 20:00
In a speech given on Friday, Hong Kong’s securities regulator made it clear that they had adopted a sceptical view of initial coin offerings (ICOs). Acknowledging that blockchain and its ilk had the potential to increase efficiency and promote financial inclusion, she nonetheless cautioned that this did not entitle individuals to carry out ICOs that violated securities law. […] Venezuela’s Petro wins the ‘Satoshi Nakamoto Prize’ on 2018-04-17 at 18:00
For its ‘outstanding contribution to the development of the blockchain industry’, the Satoshi Nakamoto Prize went to Venezuela’s sovereign oil-backed cryptocurrency, The Petro.

The prize was awarded in Russia, and hosted by its regulatory organisation: The Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain (RACIB). […] ZCash Price Analysis – April 17 on 2018-04-17 at 17:30
In the daily chart, price of ZCash is in a smooth uptrend. The bullish trend line shows the support levels with pointed arrows where you can place your long trades. The support level is created when price pulls back to the support.

[…] Verge & PornHub: Who Pays For Porn? on 2018-04-17 at 17:00
While PornHub is one of the most accessed websites, one can find a downside in their economic model and really make Verge’s partnership questionable. After all, who really pays for porn? […] Ripple Price Analysis – April 17 on 2018-04-17 at 15:30
In the daily chart, Ripple price is in a smooth uptrend. The price is making a series of higher highs and higher lows. […] Verge (XVG) Finally Reveals Identity Of Mystery Partner on 2018-04-17 at 15:21
At 15:00 GMT today, Verge (XVG) finally ended four weeks of speculation and confusion from fans and commentator, with the announcement of their mystery partner: Pornhub.

Bitcoin & Blockchain News Reddit Community: A Game Predicted Bitcoin 28 Years Ago on 2018-04-18 at 01:06
Another prediction of Bitcoin (BTC) emergence has been recently discovered by a Reddit user that posted a screenshot from Japanese role-playing video game Final Fantasy III on April 16. The user refers to a Bitcoin symbol pictured on an object in the game that was officially released on April 27, 1990. […] Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 1): HODL Waves on 2018-04-18 at 00:53
Data from Bitcoin’s UTXO distribution contains many signals about market behavior.

We plot the age of the UTXO distribution over time to show how new cohorts of investors enter and exit the market. […] Bitcoiner Runs for Mayor of Taiwan’s Capital on 2018-04-17 at 23:45
He probes “Bitcoin’s Renaissance Woman”, discussing her childhood spent in the 80s surrounded by electronics.

In college, having majored in applied mathematics, a professor noticed Xdite’s acumen and proficiency around computers. It wasn’t long before she was in charge of it all, creating a cushy IT … […] Forget bitcoin . Now is the time to buy bitcoin cash: Crypto trader on 2018-04-17 at 22:52
Now that Tax Day has come and gone, the cryptocurrency bear market may be winding down as well. Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of BKCM, an investment firm focused on digital currencies, said alt-coins will make a comeback as well, and recommends investing in bitcoin cash. “Bitcoin cash has been .

.. […] Suspect in Iceland’s ‘Big Bitcoin Heist’ escapes prison on 2018-04-17 at 22:36
A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers that were being used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies … If the equipment is used for its original purpose — to create new bitcoins — the thieves could turn a massive profit in an untraceable currency without ever … […] Bitcoin whales dump $100 million of digital currency in 24 hours on 2018-04-17 at 21:06
The price of bitcoin took a dive Tuesday, falling by more than $200 is less than 20 minutes, which could have been the result of a single seller who unloaded a sizeable amount of the digital currency. The balance of wallet 3D2oetdNuZUqQHPJmcMDDHYoqkyNVsFk9r — an anonymous digital account .

.. […] Bitcoin tax day rally is apparently not happening as price drops below $8000 on 2018-04-17 at 21:00
Bitcoin pundits had bet on prices recovering after U.S. investors filed their taxes. But as markets headed into the close on tax day, prices pulled back dramatically below $8,000. Bitcoin fell more than $200 in 30 minutes, to a low of $7,861 as of 4:00 p.

m. ET, according to CoinDesk. The digital currency .

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Coin Desk Crypto Startup Files Petition Against India’s Central Bank Ban by Annaliese Milano on 2018-04-18 at 02:00
An Indian startup is taking the country’s central bank to court over its decision to bar banks from dealing with crypto businesses. […] by Nikhilesh De on 2018-04-17 at 22:15
Oz Management Chief Financial Officer Alesia Haas is Coinbase’s new CFO effective Tuesday. […] What Crypto Exchanges Are Saying About NY’s New Inquiry by David Floyd on 2018-04-17 at 22:00
Some of the cryptocurrency exchanges named today in the New York Attorney General’s “inquiry” into the ecosystem say they welcome the move. […] Amazon Sees Bitcoin Use Case in Data Marketplaces by David Floyd on 2018-04-17 at 20:00
The e-commerce giant describes how merchants and law enforcement could make a bitcoin transaction stream more valuable by splicing it with other data.

[…] by Nikhilesh De on 2018-04-17 at 18:55
Pavel Durov is paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a Russian ban on Telegram. […] by Nikhilesh De on 2018-04-17 at 17:09
New York’s attorney general is taking a closer look at some of the most well-known cryptocurrency exchanges.

NEWS BTC Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Top Altcoin is Stellar Lumens by Martin Young on 2018-04-18 at 03:35
FOMO Moments The market correction has begun. Hopes that ‘tax day’ in the US would induce more bullish momentum have faded and buying pressure has largely been exhausted.

Crypto markets are retreating a little during the morning’s Asian trading session, led once again by Bitcoin which has lost 1% on the day falling back under… The post Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Top […] NEO, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Technical Analysis April 18, 2018 by Dalmas Ngetich on 2018-04-18 at 01:00
You can now buy porn using Verge coin, Porn Hub made this official yesterday. Of course, this is breaking the crypto-sphere and sinking Verge because investors expected more. Litecoin founder is endorsing this move. In a tweet to Porn Hub, Charlie asked them to message them about a potential deal. This is definitely interesting because… The post NEO, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Technical […] Taklimakan Network Launches Their Platform Demo during the First Week of Their ICO by Guest Author on 2018-04-18 at 01:00
Taklimakan Network has just launched a sneak peek at their cryptocurrency educational and analytical tool. The new demo version is available on their website at taklimakan.


The demo launch gives users a preview of the platform, along with its news and educational features, and allows users to provide feedback to the developers to ensure that… The post Taklimakan Network Launches Their […] Reuters: Cambridge Analytica Planned to Issue Digital Currency and ICO by Thomas Delahunty on 2018-04-17 at 22:45
Last year, Cambridge Analytica was developing plans to raise money by issuing a digital currency and accompanying initial coin offering (ICO) before the firm became entangled in a scandal surrounding the misuse of Facebook users’ personal data, according to sources who spoke with Reuters. The British data analytics consultancy was looking to raise as much as.

.. The post Reuters: […] Survey: Almost Half of Crypto Investors Who Profited in 2017 Are Not Disclosing to the IRS by Thomas Delahunty on 2018-04-17 at 21:45
Today, April 17th, is tax day here in the U.S, but a significant number of investors have apparently not reported gains from digital currency trading to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

TeamBlind and Credit Karma According to a survey from TeamBlind, the anonymous messaging app popular in fintech circles, 46% of people who made money trading cryptocurrencies in..

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Coin Telegraph by Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre on 2018-04-18 at 01:28
Amazon received a patent for streaming data marketplace, that allows customers to receive real-time data of cryptocurrency transactions. #NEWS […] by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on 2018-04-17 at 23:59
Reddit talks about Japan’s Final Fantasy III game that ‘predicted’ Bitcoin in 1990 by placing its symbol on the gameobject. #NEWS […] by Cointelegraph By Ana Alexandre on 2018-04-17 at 21:55
The New York Attorney General sent letters to thirteen major cryptocurrency exchanges, asking them to disclose information on internal controls to “improve transparency and accountability”. #NEWS […] by Cointelegraph By Helen Partz on 2018-04-17 at 21:38
Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor tries to block Telegram app: dozens of unrelated services suffered network failures, Telegram still works. #NEWS […] by Cointelegraph By Aaron Wood on 2018-04-17 at 20:29
Sources say that Cambridge Analytica had consulted with a firm that advises companies on how to structure Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). #NEWS […] by Cointelegraph By Gareth Jenkinson on 2018-04-17 at 19:20
While the exchange rate of Bitcoin stands at around $8,157 after the weekend, it’s about time to sum up all the versions.

Bitcoin Magazine New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges by Amy Castor on 2018-04-17 at 20:36
As part of an effort to protect cryptocurrency investors and bring greater transparency into how cryptocurrency exchanges operate, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 13 virtual currency exchanges requesting they disclose key information about their operations.“With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New York and across the country have a right to […] Marsh and IBM Collaborate to Put Proof of Insurance on the Blockchain by Amy Castor on 2018-04-17 at 17:07
International insurance broker Marsh is working with IBM to develop a commercial blockchain solution that will allow businesses to certify that the contractor they are about to hire has the proper, up-to-date insurance coverage necessary to begin work.The solution will be built on Hyperledger Fabric, an open-source permissioned blockchain framework, using IBM Blockchain Platform, a cloud-based […] When the Taxman Comes Knocking, Will Americans Report Crypto Gains? by Colin Harper on 2018-04-16 at 21:54
Cryptocurrency investors appear to be skirting their taxes.

Whether keeping with crypto’s anti-establishment roots or for lack of ability, American cryptocurrency practitioners are testing the IRS’s tolerance for crypto tax evasion.Tax day in the United States is tomorrow, April 17, 2018, but according to the popular tax filing service Credit Karma, few cryptocurrency holders have […] What Is Ether? by Jay Derenthal on 2018-04-16 at 20:59
Ether is the underlying token powering the Ethereum blockchain, but it serves a slightly different purpose than bitcoin does to the Bitcoin blockchain. Although ether is traded on public markets and has displayed price appreciation similar to bitcoin, they are quite different by design. Ether is not intended to be a unit of currency on a peer-to-peer payment network; rather, it acts as the […] Coinbase Buys, Gaining Top Talent in the Process by Amy Castor on 2018-04-16 at 20:27
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying, a social network that allows users to earn digital currency by replying to emails and completing small tasks online.Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong made the announcement in a blog post today, April 16, 2018. In addition to welcoming the entire Earn.

com team, Coinbase has made co-founder and CEO Balaji Srinivasan its first CTO. Both […]
Bitcoinist Eligma CEO Dejan Roljic: Blockchain and AI-Based Platform Will ‘Transform the Commerce Industry’ by on 2018-04-18 at 03:00
Eligma is a cognitive commerce platform which aims to change the way people discover, purchase, track and resell items online by utilizing both artificial intelligence and blockchain technology. Bitcoinist sat down with CEO Dejan Roljic to learn more about the Eligma platform and how it will change the way consumers and merchants interact and do business. Bitcoinist: Eligma aims to disrupt […] Liberté, Egalité, Cryptocurrencé: Crypto-Colonialism & Its Socio-Political Impacts by Antonio Grumser on 2018-04-18 at 02:00
History warns us of the past in order to make sense of the present. Yet History offers no suggestion regarding the path that technology is taking us. What we are left with the crypto-space is a great field of improvisation that has seldom been seen before.

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité,” pronounced French revolutionaries in choir. The year was 1789, and […] Looking for a Blockchain-Based Ecosystem Backed by 22 Years of Experience? by on 2018-04-18 at 01:00
If you’re in the market for an impressive blockchain-based ecosystem powered by industry leading professionals with over 22 years of experience, look no further than The 4th Pillar. Empowering Individuals, Employers, and Recruiters The 4th Pillar is a decentralized platform which empowers individuals by allowing users to build both a verified professional identity and a decentralized […] Could Bitcoin Be Prepping for Run as U.

S. Tax Day Passes? by Nick Chong on 2018-04-18 at 00:00
As the end of U.S. tax season approaches, Bitcoin bulls believe that the digital currency will finally begin its next run to prices over $20,000.

But is it really going to run? The past few months have been rough for cryptocurrency investors, with the cryptocurrency market cap plummeting from a high of $820 billion all the way down to $250 billion.

This came after the mainstream media began to […] ECAPITAL.CO Launches Pre-Sale For ICO Backed By Revolutionary Cryptocurrency Exchange That Will Include eWallet & International Prepaid Card by on 2018-04-17 at 23:00
As the Cryptocurrency market expands more and more people are looking to get in on the modern day “gold rush.” Most Cryptocurrency trading platforms are intense and hard to understand, until now that is. ECAPITAL.CO aims to fill the void with a new user-friendly trading platform that is easy to use yet full of features for even the most experienced trader. Viborg, Denmark – […]
Bitcoin PR Buzz by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-04-17 at 20:42
Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain trading platform adds ripple trading to its cryptocurrency-to-fiat spot exchange services on consensus 2017.

April 17, 2017, Dublin, Ireland – Dublin-based blockchain platform, announced the addition of XRP (Ripple) to its cryptocurrency-to-fiat spot exchange services on May 22nd, 2017. Since then the up-and-coming cryptocurrency startup […] by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-04-17 at 20:32
Bitcoin Press Release: IPSX, the first blockchain-powered IP Address Sharing platform, is set on a road to success, making fast progress and establishing itself as one of the most promising tokens in the altcoin ecosystem. April 17th 2018. Hergiswil NW, Switzerland: After the successful results in the Token Generation Event on the 5th of March, […] The post IPSX Moving Forward at a Fast […] by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-04-17 at 12:25
Bitcoin Press Release: BINEX.TRADE is an upcoming tokenized cryptocurrency exchange that shares its trade commission with BEX token holders. The exchange offers BEX token (ERC-20) that entitles share in the trading commission to its investor, making BEX a real utility token.The token crowdsale began on 9​th​ March 2018.

The exchange platform introduces a one of […] The post […] by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-04-17 at 11:51
Bitcoin Press Release: In today’s digital-first age, individuals who work in the creative profession would have been approached at one point or another to work on creative content for free, now LikeCoin, a blockchain protocol for independent content creators, which provides a mechanism for creators worldwide to be rewarded for their original or derivative works. […] The post […] by Bitcoin PR Buzz Feed on 2018-04-17 at 10:19
Bitcoin Press Release: ​Solareum is pleased to announce their upcoming platform which will utilize blockchain technology and will provide cryptocurrency enthusiasts a marketplace where green energy consumption pays the user. Solareum the Amazon of Solar and Renewables. Welcome to the Solareum Marketplace, where you don’t pay for energy: energy pays you. April 17 2018. […]
Bitcoin Update by Alexander V.

van Dijl on 2018-04-14 at 12:33
Bitclub Network is de snelst groeiende mining pool van de laatste jaren. Daarbij is het de enige cloud mining dienst die stabiel is gebleven met de prijzen en met het rendement. Ondanks een kleine dip de laatste 12 maanden blijft het een makkelijke manier om met Bitcoin bezig te zijn. In deze blog leg ik […] Het bericht Bitclub Network Coach! Ik help jou om te groeien! verscheen eerst op […] by Alexander V. van Dijl on 2018-04-13 at 19:41
Wie de koers van Bitcoin dagelijks volgt weet op een gegeven moment niet meer of de waarde nu stijgt of daalt. Wie enkel de media volgt hoort natuurlijk alleen de negatieve berichten over hoe Bitcoin snel minder waard zal worden. Vandaag kan ik gelukkig weer iets positiefs schrijven.

Bitcoin is op dit moment $8086 dollar […] Het bericht Bitcoin weer op koers richting $10.000 dollar! […] HashFlare: Opname limieten omlaag! by Tom on 2018-04-03 at 19:26
Sinds de verhoging van de fee, eind vorig jaar, is er een flinke ophoging gekomen voor het minimale aantal bitcoins dat je moet sparen voordat je het tegoed mag opnemen. Daar lijkt binnenkort een einde aan te komen. HashFlare is namelijk bezig met het uitfaseren van de bizar hoge limiet. Afgelopen twee weken is de […] Het bericht HashFlare: Opname limieten omlaag! verscheen eerst op […] Bitcoin Update: Voortaan elke zaterdag! by Tom on 2018-03-31 at 19:20
Dat we gingen stoppen met de dagelijkse uitzendingen was al duidelijk, maar we hebben nu ook een nieuwe uitzenddag! In de extra speciale show van zaterdag 31 maart lieten wij jullie, onze kijkers, live bepalen welke koers wij voortaan moeten varen.

Jullie stemde massaal op een nieuwe dag en tijd voor onze wekelijkse Bitcoin Update […] Het bericht Bitcoin Update: Voortaan elke […] Bitcoin Update stopt met dagelijkse uitzendingen by Tom on 2018-03-26 at 12:15
Sinds september 2017 maakte Alex, Thomas en Tom een dagelijkse updateshow over de bitcoin. Door een afname van de live kijkers en nieuwsberichten is het niet meer te doen om dagelijks een show te maken.

Maar natuurlijk stoppen we niet helemaal, we gaan door met een wekelijkse uitzending. Op welke dag(en) en om welke tijd […] Het bericht Bitcoin Update stopt met dagelijkse uitzendingen […]
Bitcoin Market Journal How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide by Dan Seitz on 2018-04-17 at 08:00
Ripple is a fascinating altcoin, designed to serve as an intermediary between fiat currencies around the world and altcoins. The idea is simple. If you need to turn one currency into another, a process that is laborious, expensive, and time-consuming using traditional methods, you buy some Ripple with one currency, […] The post How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide appeared first on […] How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise by Alex Lielacher on 2018-04-16 at 08:00
The price of bitcoin is very volatile compared to established asset classes such as blue-chip stocks, government bonds, and gold. A great way to dial down this “market noise” is to look at a Japanese Renko price chart as opposed to the popular candlestick or line charts to which you […] The post How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise appeared first on Bitcoin […] Best Ways to Short Bitcoin by Alex Lielacher on 2018-04-13 at 08:00
The most popular way to invest in bitcoin is to buy and hold the digital currency. However, if you prefer a more active approach to your bitcoin investment and also want to profit when the market goes down, then this guide is for you as it details the best ways […] The post Best Ways to Short Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […] Best Bitcoin Tax Calculators 2018 by Alex Lielacher on 2018-04-13 at 08:00
In 2018, one of the hottest topics for the bitcoin community has been taxation.

In light of the exuberant rise in the value of bitcoin and other digital currencies in 2017, tax authorities around the world are now keen on catching wealthy bitcoin investors who have not been appropriately reporting […] The post Best Bitcoin Tax Calculators 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin Market Journal. […] Don’t Get Stuck in Your Own Bubble of Cryptoasset News and Information by Kyle Torpey on 2018-04-12 at 20:48
Earlier this week, the @Bitcoin Twitter account was suspended and the original owner lost access to the account. At this time, it’s unclear why the owner was stripped of their ownership of the account, but it has since been returned to this pseudonymous individual.

The situation with the @Bitcoin Twitter […] The post Don’t Get Stuck in Your Own Bubble of Cryptoasset News and […]
CCN Bitcoin News Data Firm at Center of Facebook Controversy Planned $30 Million ICO: Report by Lester Coleman on 2018-04-17 at 20:57
Cambridge Analytica, a British data analytics firm, was planning to raise as much as $30 million by issuing a new cryptocurrency through an ICO before it got swept up in a scandal surrounding the misuse of Facebook Inc. personal data, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Cambridge Analytica had approached a company … Continued The post Data Firm at Center of Facebook […] Ex-Google Employees Form Blockchain Alliance As Cryptocurrencies Catch Fire by Samantha Chang on 2018-04-17 at 20:35
Blockchain is sizzling amid escalating media hype about its vast potential applications in finance, supply-chain management, healthcare, and even the music business. Now, a trio of former Google executives have launched a new blockchain community whose goal is to develop and promote blockchain initiatives. The xGoogler Blockchain Alliance (GBA) is comprised of blockchain project managers, […] Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Dives Below $7,900 after New York Opens Probe into Exchanges by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-04-17 at 19:29
Bitcoin price dove below $7,900 on Tuesday after the New York Attorney General’s office announced that it had opened an inquiry into the cryptocurrency exchange industry. The flagship cryptocurrency had traded above $8,000 for most of the day, with many analysts arguing it would embark on a bull run now that tax season is coming … Continued The post Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Dives […] New York Tells Cryptocurrency Exchanges to be More Transparent by Josiah Wilmoth on 2018-04-17 at 18:04
Cryptocurrency exchanges need to make transparency a greater priority, the New York Attorney General’s office said on Tuesday. Writing in a letter addressed to 13 cryptocurrency exchanges, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office requests that companies provide information on a range of topics related to the operation of their trading platforms. “Representing a […] World’s Biggest Porn Site Pornhub Partners Verge to Accept Crypto XVG by Conor Maloney on 2018-04-17 at 17:09
Verge have been hyping the announcement of their new mystery partner for days, with the initial date pushed from yesterday to today, 17 April. After recent controversy over allegations of paid price pumping and issues with the Wraith Protocol, not everyone in the market reacted well to Verge asking for a crowdfund of 75 million … Continued The post World’s Biggest Porn Site Pornhub […] Coin Journal IMF Head Says Underlying Technology of Cryptocurrencies Could Aid Finance System by Rebecca Campbell on 2018-04-17 at 16:58
The price of bitcoin saw a boost in value, which coincided with remarks from the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after she wrote about the benefits the industry can have on the traditional finance system. In a blog published yesterday, Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, wrote that cryptocurrencies enable fast and […] The post IMF Head Says Underlying Technology of […] Irish Startup Blackmoon Launches Blockchain Asset Management Platform Following US$30M ICO by Diana Ngo on 2018-04-17 at 11:50
Ireland-incorporated fintech startup Blackmoon Financial Group has announced the launch of its platform services, a new product that aims to bridge the traditional investment world with the cryptocurrency world.

Founded in 2014, Blackmoon specializes in tokenized investment funds and vehicles. The company has developed a platform that allows asset managers to create and manage tokenized […] Hong Kong Securities Regulator accuses ICOs of being ‘Downright Fraud’ by James McQuillan on 2018-04-17 at 07:33
The Hong Kong Securities Regulator has taken a highly sceptical tone towards Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), referring to them as fundraising efforts of ‘Downright Fraud’, citing a lack of oversight and regulation as being a significant danger. Speaking at an investment industry function, the deputy head of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) […] The post Hong […] Coinbase buys Startup giant,, and makes Balaji Srinivasan its Chief Technology Officer by James McQuillan on 2018-04-16 at 19:44
Coinbase has made headlines this week, buying one of the most well-funded startups in the cryptocurrency space, which is being purchased by the wallet and exchange giant for over $120 million making Balaji Srinivasan the companies first CTO while the transition takes place.

For a long time, Coinbase has sought to expand its involvement within […] The post Coinbase buys […] Zilliqa Token Surges 33% Following Testnet Release Of Blockchain Platform by Diana Ngo on 2018-04-16 at 17:15
Zilling (ZIL), the token for the Zilliqa ecosystem, has surged 33% following the release of the public testnet of the Zilliqa blockchain. The token is now trading at 0.06 USD/ZIL and has a market capitalization of US$439 million, making it the 41st largest cryptocurrency, according to Currently, ZILs are interim ERC-20 tokens based on […] The post Zilliqa Token Surges […] Bitcoin Warrior Seth Klarman Warns About Accelerating Disruption by @ineszemelman on 2018-04-18 at 04:26
One of the big themes that attracts major investment dollars is disruption as new companies put legacy firms out of notice, but it’s only a matter of time before the disruptor becomes the disrupted.

Below readers can find more of our coverage on Baupost 2017 letter Klarman On Bitcoin the danger of Chinese leverage Discipline while […] Barclays has been gauging clients’ interest to start a cryptocurrency trading desk by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-04-18 at 03:27
Barclays, U. K’s second largest bank in terms of assets, has been reviewing the possibilities of opening a crypto trading desk. It is potentially joining Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to pioneer a new business on Wall Street, as reported by people associated with the matter. According to Bloomberg’s report, Barclays has only done a preliminary […] [VIDEO]: Pornhub to accept Verge [XVG] cryptocurrency for payments – Drops by 24% by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-04-18 at 02:26
A recent video uploaded by Pornhub on their Youtube channel reveal that they will now be accepting Verge [XVG] tokens as payment. Minutes after the video was released which announced that Pornhub was accepting Verge [XVG], it dropped by 24% surprising a lot of people from the community.

Verge drops by 24% after Pornhub partnership […] The Future Of Payments Is Here: Why You Need To Prepare Now by @ineszemelman on 2018-04-18 at 01:25
Credit and debit cards are on top today, but consumers’ tastes and preferences are changing fast. Who’s to say that plastic will still be on top in a decade…or even a year from now? See 2017 Hedge Fund Letters. Recent […] The post The Future Of Payments Is Here: Why You Need To Prepare Now […] Tip Blockchain – The fastest growing new project of 2018 by Bitcoin Warrior on 2018-04-18 at 00:27
Tip Blockchain, a Canadian startup that just started at the beginning of this year has one of the fastest growing communities in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. Their Telegram group currently has a vibrant community of over 54K members and counting. Tip Blockchain Tip Blockchain is currently working towards solving different problems people face while […] Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network #231 Ajay Prakash & Gavin Brennen: Qubit Protocol – Quantum Computing and its Coming Treat to Crypto on 2018-04-17 at 20:24
With the advent of mature quantum technologies, many of the critical cryptographic protocols which secure the Internet, financial transactions and even military secrets may become susceptible to new attack vectors. For instance, while it may take a computer millions of years to decipher a public key’s corresponding private key, a sufficiently powerful quantum computer might achieve this in a […] Let’s Talk Bitcoin! #363 – Three Hitlers! on 2018-04-15 at 15:25
On Today’s Episode.

..Stephanie Murphy, Andreas Antonopoulos, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine sit down for their last recording before they’re all on-stage together in Chicago. ‚This week, topics include: ‚MtGox Back From the Dead?Joking, but not Joking with VitalikIndia’s Latest Ban and what it could meanThis episode was sponsored by and featured content by Stephanie […] The Crypto Show: Bryson C Hill CEO Of 20 TB Storage With Integrated Dapps Store on 2018-04-13 at 06:42
Tonight we talk with Bryson C Hill about the Daplie. The Daplie has a 20 TB physical cloud storage that you have control over with an integrated Dapps Store as well as bitcoin wallet capabilities.

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