Bitcoin ‘Fear Gauge’ Explodes to Most Alarming Level Since 2018

Bitcoin ‘Fear Gauge’ Explodes to Most Alarming Level Since 2018

The Bitcoin ‘Fear Gauge’ just spiraled to its worst level since December 2018 – when the BTC price was a paltry $3,200. | Source: Shutterstock. Image Edited by CCN.By CCN Markets: The Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index has crashed to its lowest level in almost a year. The index, which tracks sentiment among investors, hasn’t… Continue reading Bitcoin ‘Fear Gauge’ Explodes to Most Alarming Level Since 2018

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019

Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019

The Bitcoin hype may have died down, but the tech behind it definitely hasn’t. With Bitcoin’s price on the rise again, and with major companies adopting and experimenting with blockchain, the way we do business, make payments, and perceive the value of money is about to change. As we find ourselves at the intersection of… Continue reading Meet experts from Ripple, Consensys, and more at Hard Fork Summit 2019

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin

ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin

Austria, the land of Schnitzels and strudels, has seen confidence in cryptocurrency wane over the past year. According to an online survey conducted by ING, Austrians are most skeptical of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with only 13 percent of those surveyed saying they saw digital currencies in a positive light. In stark contrast, some 62… Continue reading ING survey ironically finds Austrians are skeptical of Bitcoin

Ugh finally, Samsung adds support for Bitcoin in Blockchain KeyStore

Ugh finally, Samsung adds support for Bitcoin in Blockchain KeyStore

It looks like Samsung has finally got its house in order after it added support for Bitcoin BTC in its Blockchain KeyStore. Despite the cries of mass adoption that would undoubtedly follow, Samsung decided to quietly add support for Bitcoin to its private key wallet that it calls its Blockchain KeyStore. The use of such… Continue reading Ugh finally, Samsung adds support for Bitcoin in Blockchain KeyStore

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’

UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’

The UK‘s advertising watchdog has upheld its complaint about a Bitcoin newspaper ad from cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) explained in a blog post that it took issue with an ad published on January 3, 2019, depicting a graph of Bitcoin‘s price performance. Source: FT Alphaville“The ad showed a graph spread… Continue reading UK ad watchdog scorns BitMEX over Bitcoin’s 10th birthday ‘celebration’

This Chart Perfectly Shows Bitcoin’s Brutal Dominance over Altcoins

This Chart Perfectly Shows Bitcoin’s Brutal Dominance over Altcoins

Bitcoin’s dominance over altcoins grows ever stronger. Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: Bitcoin raged back into a bull market in 2019, leaving the rest of the cryptocurrency market in the dust. While bitcoin is up 178 percent this year alone, Ripple (XRP) and Stellar (XLM), are down more than 15 percent. Despite desperate hopes of an ‘altseason’… Continue reading This Chart Perfectly Shows Bitcoin’s Brutal Dominance over Altcoins

The Bitcoin Skeptic: BTC Value Will Crash 99% for the Same Reason Tumblr’s Just Did

The Bitcoin Skeptic: BTC Value Will Crash 99% for the Same Reason Tumblr’s Just Did

Yahoo just sold Tumblr at a 99% loss. CCN’s bitcoin skeptic thinks the same thing will happen to bitcoin. Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: What do Tumblr and bitcoin have in common? Here’s a hint. How many times have we seen a gigantic cash-stuffed company buyout some social media platform for an enormous sum of… Continue reading The Bitcoin Skeptic: BTC Value Will Crash 99% for the Same Reason Tumblr’s Just Did

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae

Just days after Coinbase announced the removal of support for Zcash for UK customers, reports suggest the cryptocurrency exchange is parting ways with banking mainstay Barclays. Sources familiar with the matter told CoinDesk that Barclays is no longer working with Coinbase. It’s unclear if the sources are representatives from either of the companies mentioned, or… Continue reading Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae

Bitcoin Draws Premium in Argentina and Hong Kong Amid Sell-Off

Need help? Contact us We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. Why did this happen? Please make sure your browser supports JavaScript and cookies and that you are not blocking them from loading. For more information you can review… Continue reading Bitcoin Draws Premium in Argentina and Hong Kong Amid Sell-Off

Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

Privacy coin Zcash has fallen by nealry 15 percent this week, marking the second-largest decline among the leading 30 crypto tokens. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash has fallen by nearly 15 percent this week as Bitcoin’s dominance approaches 70 percent. According to CoinMarketCap, Zcash was trading at slightly over $66… Continue reading Why Zcash Suddenly Became the Crypto Market’s Black Sheep

Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved

Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved

Another chunk of the 119,756 Bitcoin stolen from cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has been mysteriously moved. Twitter-based transaction monitor @whale_alert signaled the transfer late yesterday, when the hackers’ wallet suddenly transferred just over 30 BTC ($351,000) to a fresh, previously unused Bitcoin BTC address. ⚠ 30.667542 #BTC (351,015 USD) of stolen funds transferred from Bitfinex Hack 2016 to… Continue reading Another chunk of the Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex has mysteriously moved

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Craters Below $11,000 as Trump Stuns Market

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Craters Below $11,000 as Trump Stuns Market

The bitcoin price careened below $11,000 after the Trump administration stunned the market by delaying new tariffs on China. | Source: REUTERS/Leah Millis/Shutterstock; Edited by CCN The bitcoin price slid below the $11,000 mark for the first time in more than a week on Tuesday, as the flagship cryptocurrency’s burgeoning inverse correlation with the S&P… Continue reading Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Craters Below $11,000 as Trump Stuns Market

Satoshi Nakamoto, argent secret

Satoshi Nakamoto, argent secret

Satoshi Nakamoto : le pseudonyme ne vous dit peut-être rien mais c’est l’une des plus grandes énigmes de l’ère cyber. Traqué depuis des années mais jamais identifié, cet insaisissable développeur informatique a créé, il y a dix ans, le bitcoin. La toute première des monnaies virtuelles, qui a depuis pavé la voie à plusieurs milliers d’autres cryptomonnaies. Les Etats, qui n’auraient… Continue reading Satoshi Nakamoto, argent secret

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months

Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months

Cryptocurrency investment scams in Australia cost victims a record $14.76 million between January and July this year. That’s according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The commission states that many of these fraudulent operations leverage social media platforms, fake celebrity endorsements, or online trading platforms that are made to look legitimate in an attempt… Continue reading Cryptocurrency scammers conned Australians out of $14.8M in just 7 months

This Ultra Rare Pokemon Card Is Now Worth More Than a Bitcoin

This Ultra Rare Pokemon Card Is Now Worth More Than a Bitcoin

A set of rare, first-edition Pokemon cards sold for $100,000 at auction, valuing Charizard at $20k – more than a bitcoin. Source: Shutterstock A complete set of first edition Pokemon cards from 1999 just sold at auction for $107,010.  Among the set, as any avid Pokemon fan from the ‘90s will remember, is a shiny… Continue reading This Ultra Rare Pokemon Card Is Now Worth More Than a Bitcoin

Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees

Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees

Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced a new scheme to reimburse users affected by an unexpected “flash crash” that saw 1,800 BTC ($20 million) wiped from its margin trading lending pool in May. An official blog post promises to return trading fees (in Bitcoin) to impacted lenders until all losses have been repaid. “Every time you… Continue reading Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees

Bitcoin Could Hit $100K in the Next Bull Run: Hedge Fund CIO

Bitcoin Could Hit $100K in the Next Bull Run: Hedge Fund CIO

Yet another crypto fund executive sets an ambitious $100,000 price target for bitcoin. Source: ShutterstockCrypto hedge fund executive, Murad Mahmudov this morning added his voice to the growing song of experts calling for $100k a bitcoin.The CIO of Adaptive Capital weighed in on the technical debate observing that the current choppy price action is most… Continue reading Bitcoin Could Hit $100K in the Next Bull Run: Hedge Fund CIO

No, Argentina Is Not Flocking to Bitcoin in Crisis, says Macro Trader

No, Argentina Is Not Flocking to Bitcoin in Crisis, says Macro Trader

As Argentina is rocked by a stock market collapse and currency crisis, one trader debunks the myth that people are turning to bitcoin. Source: ShutterstockCrisis in Argentina grips the headlines today. The Argentine peso (ARS) collapsed 30 percent in a matter of minutes yesterday while the stock market caved 48 percent before recovering.Bitcoiners quickly jumped… Continue reading No, Argentina Is Not Flocking to Bitcoin in Crisis, says Macro Trader

ArgusHQ/wagyu

ArgusHQ/wagyu

Table of Contents 1. Overview 2. Build Guide 2.1 Install Rust 2.2a Build from Crates.io 2.2b Build from Source Code 3. Usage Guide 3.1 Generate a cryptocurrency wallet 3.2 Generate an HD cryptocurrency wallet 3.3 Import a cryptocurrency wallet 3.4 Import an HD cryptocurrency wallet 4. License 1. Overview Wagyu is a lightweight command-line utility… Continue reading ArgusHQ/wagyu

Cryptocurrency scammers have netted $4.26B so far this year, report

Cryptocurrency scammers have netted $4.26B so far this year, report

Cryptocurrency scammers continued to swindle funds throughout Q2 2019, netting approximately $4.26 billion so far this year. According to CipherTrace latest report, insider thefts were by far the largest offenders, netting massive loses on investors and cryptocurrency exchange users. If things carry on the way they are, 2019 could go down in cryptocurrency history as… Continue reading Cryptocurrency scammers have netted $4.26B so far this year, report

South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks

South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks

A United Nations (UN) report has disclosed how the intergovernmental organization is investigating at least 35 cyberattacks led by North Korea, South China Morning Post reports. The attacks include cryptocurrency exchange hacks and crypto-jacking campaigns. South Korea was the most affected being victim to 10 attacks from its northern neighbor. India witnessed three attacks, Bangladesh… Continue reading South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks