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  • Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50%
    by Sam Ouimet on March 19, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is on the verge of falling below 50 percent for the first time in over 7 months. […]

  • Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies
    by Kevin Helms on March 19, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    The largest Swiss online retailer, Digitec Galaxus, has started accepting crypto payments at its two stores. Customers can choose from 10 cryptocurrencies to pay with including BTC, BCH, BNB, ETH, TRX, OMG, and XRP. One of the stores specializes in consumer electronics while the other focuses on everyday needs. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […] The post Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Avnet, one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay. […]

  • Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor
    by Avi Mizrahi on March 19, 2019 at 1:28 pm

    Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday, March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC). Also Read: In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job […] The post Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor appeared first on Bitcoin […]

  • Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters
    by Ian Allison on March 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer. […]

  • Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Temporary Liquidation at $140
    by Dalmas Ngetich on March 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Despite our Ethereum (ETH) optimism, the failure of bulls to reverse Feb 24 losses three week after print out is negative. In that case, ETH short-term bulls should continue loading up in lower time frames with targets at $170. After that, risk-averse, conservative traders should add their longs with modest targets at $250. Before then, reaction at $135 should be actively tracked. The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Temporary Liquidation at $140 appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo now lets clients compliantly store the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital. […]

  • Bitcoin Faces Minor Price Retreat Amid Increasing Bull Exhaustion
    by Omkar Godbole on March 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Bitcoin is showing signs of buyer exhaustion and could see a minor pullback unless resistance at $4,000 is scaled soon. […]

  • In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job
    by Avi Mizrahi on March 19, 2019 at 10:55 am

    In this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Plans Rebate The […] The post In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • WooCommerce Integrates XRP When eCommerce Sales Are Projected to Hit $4.8 Trillion by 2021
    by Dalmas Ngetich on March 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Wietse Wind, after posting a 3000 XRP bounty has finally find a way of integrating XRP in WooCommerce. This exposes XRP to demand from 3.3 million users powering their online stores with the platform. The post WooCommerce Integrates XRP When eCommerce Sales Are Projected to Hit $4.8 Trillion by 2021 appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

    Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service. […]

  • Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Blockchain staking startup Bison Trails has raised $5.25 million in a series seed funding round backed by investors including Galaxy Digital. […]

  • Sanctions? What Sanctions? North Korea Finding A Window in Crypto
    by Dalmas Ngetich on March 19, 2019 at 9:00 am

    North Korea by sponsoring hacking groups have been successfully in by-passing financial sanctions and embargoes by obfuscating transactions through crypto according to the latest UN’s Panel of Experts. The post Sanctions? What Sanctions? North Korea Finding A Window in Crypto appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Fundstrat Expects Emerging Markets Rally To Spark Bitcoin Boom, Potentially Pushing BTC to $20k
    by Nick Chong on March 19, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Emerging Market Rally To Aid Bitcoin For some reason or another, investor sentiment has begun to turn decidedly positive in the cryptocurrency market. Tom Lee, the co-founder and head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors,... The post Fundstrat Expects Emerging Markets Rally To Spark Bitcoin Boom, Potentially Pushing BTC to $20k appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin
    by Kevin Helms on March 19, 2019 at 6:55 am

    A major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […] The post Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • Bitmain’s Latest Zcash Miner Claimed to Have Tripled Hashing Power
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 6:00 am

    Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented crypto zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor. […]

  • CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike
    by Jamie Redman on March 19, 2019 at 4:45 am

    Back in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to two years and three months later, a surge of CNY has been flowing back into the digital currency economy after the Shanghai Composite posting […] The post CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • Citi Once Had Plans To Launch A (Centralized) Crypto Asset, But Failed To Execute
    by Nick Chong on March 19, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Wall Street Mainstay Pulls Out Of Crypto Plan In an exclusive report from CoinDesk, it was revealed that Citigroup, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, was revealed to have once pulled out of a... The post Citi Once Had Plans To Launch A (Centralized) Crypto Asset, But Failed To Execute appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Shallow Uptrend Going On
    by Rachel Lee on March 19, 2019 at 3:43 am

    Ethereum has formed higher lows and higher highs to create a rising wedge formation visible on its 1-hour chart. Price is down to the wedge support that lines up with the 50% Fib where buyers... The post Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Shallow Uptrend Going On appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • EOS Price Primed For More Upsides Versus USD, BTC and ETH
    by Aayush Jindal on March 19, 2019 at 3:34 am

    EOS price climbed higher after forming support near the $3.25 level against the US Dollar. EOS is currently placed nicely in a positive zone and it could extend upsides versus USD, BTC and ETH. Key... The post EOS Price Primed For More Upsides Versus USD, BTC and ETH appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Bullish Correction Needed?
    by Rachel Lee on March 19, 2019 at 3:31 am

    Bitcoin bulls are putting up a fight and defending the nearby support around the $4,050 minor psychological level. This lines up with the mid-channel area of interest on the 1-hour time frame and the 38.2%... The post Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Bullish Correction Needed? appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Road to Consensus with Amber Baldet: Crypto, Privacy and Profit
    by Nolan Bauerle on March 19, 2019 at 2:59 am

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  • Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed Over Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim
    by Yogita Khatri on March 19, 2019 at 2:50 am

    Jeff Garzik has been served a subpoena relating to the ongoing Craig Wright vs. Ira Kleiman lawsuit. […]

  • Bitcoin (BTC) Advocate Mike Novogratz Still High on Hopium, And That’s Ok
    by Nick Chong on March 19, 2019 at 1:47 am

    Galaxy Digital’s Novo Still Hyped For Bitcoin Rally Since making a full-on foray into this space in 2016-2017, Mike Novogratz has quickly become a leading voice in this space. And while the bear market has... The post Bitcoin (BTC) Advocate Mike Novogratz Still High on Hopium, And That’s Ok appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard
    by Jeffrey Gogo on March 18, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […] The post Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • Lightning Network Growing, Bitcoin Still Faces Stiff Competition
    by Trevor Smith on March 18, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    The issue of scalability is among the most significant, and controversial, issues across the crypto space. Bitcoin’s solution, the Lightning Network (LN), has now been available for over one year, and its use is growing rapidly. Nevertheless, it remains controversial, and competition is growing from rival platforms that offer alternate scaling solutions. The Lightning Network […]

  • Billion Dollar Payment Platform VISA Posts Job Opening for Cryptocurrency
    by Michael Lavere on March 18, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    In an otherwise slow start to the week for cryptocurrency, billion-dollar payment services company VISA has posted a cryptocurrency and blockchain-related job, giving indication that the company is looking to begin development in that sector.... The post Billion Dollar Payment Platform VISA Posts Job Opening for Cryptocurrency appeared first on Ethereum World News. […]

  • How to Become a Bitcoin Trader: A Beginner’s Guide
    by Feranmi Akeredolu on March 18, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    There are several ways to make money in the cryptocurrency market, and you have probably read about some of them. We have covered a few techniques on this platform too. In this post, however, I’ll explain some common trading methods you can begin using right away and give you a few tips for engaging safely in the market. You must have heard some people refer to themselves as Bitcoin traders, but what exactly does that mean? These are some of the questions this post will try to answer. How […]

  • 5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today
    by Jamie Redman on March 18, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia […] The post 5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today appeared first on Bitcoin News. […]

  • CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades
    by Leigh Cuen on March 18, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Flipside Crypto aims to make its Fundamental Crypto Asset Score as widespread as price-to-earnings ratios for stocks. […]

  • Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50%
    by Daniel Palmer on March 18, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, is halving its staffing levels through voluntary redundancies. […]

  • Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing
    by Kai Sedgwick on March 18, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians. Also read: Bitcoin Cash […] The post Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing appeared first on Bitcoin […]

  • Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures
    by Anna Baydakova on March 18, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Overstock has put off plans to sell its retail business, delaying a cash infusion for its blockchain ventures. […]