Bitbacker.io Set to Rival Patreon and YouTube Superchats with Its Cryptocurrency Donation Service

Bitbacker.io Set to Rival Patreon and YouTube Superchats with Its Cryptocurrency Donation Service

The world of social media in 2018 has seen an increase in malicious activities including cyberbullying and abuse across these social platforms and other web forums. Notwithstanding, donation pages such as Patreon and YouTube Superchats have also faced these posts causing a crackdown through the year on such users.

India Stalls Cryptocurrency Regulations, Uncertainty Continues

India Stalls Cryptocurrency Regulations, Uncertainty Continues

India’s government has continued its “undecided” stance on regulation around the cryptocurrency ecosystem. No timeline was promised by Pon Radhakrishnan, the Minister of State Finance, for enacting legislation, even in the December 28, 2018 meeting. The Indian Government and the domestic cryptocurrency exchanges had always been at odds with each other regarding the regulation of cryptocurrency in India.

South Korea Submits Six Cryptocurrency-Related Bills To The National Assembly For Market …

South Korea Submits Six Cryptocurrency-Related Bills to the National Assembly for Market Regulation

South Korea Submits Cryptocurrency-Related Bills To The National Assembly To Regulate The Market According to data provided to news.Bitcoin.com by South Korea’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC). These bills have been submitted to protect cryptocurrency owners and improve the safety and reliability of transactions.

Crypto Critic Elizabeth Warren Officially Exploring Presidential Run

Crypto Critic Elizabeth Warren Officially Exploring Presidential Run

Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined the 2020 United States presidential race, after announcing on Monday that she will be developing an exploratory committee, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal. With the exploratory committee, Warren will be able to formally raise funds and make key staff appointments before she officially kicks off her presidential campaign.

Jimmy Song: There’s Daylight Between Bitcoin (BTC) And Crypto Assets

Jimmy Song: There’s Daylight Between Bitcoin (BTC) And Crypto Assets – Ethereum World News

Jimmy Song, a leading Bitcoin (BTC) educator, developer, and proponent known for his penchant for hats, recently took to his well-followed Medium channel to give an end-of-year update regarding the cryptosphere. Song, an often outspoken advocate for BTC maximalism and colloquially-dubbed “s***coin minimalism”, claimed that 2018 was the that Bitcoin separated itself from the pack.

Kraken Expands its Margin Trading to Include XRP and Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Kraken Expands its Margin Trading to Include XRP and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) – Ethereum World News

As 2018 comes to an end, the crypto exchange of Kraken has launched margin trading for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and XRP on its platform. This expansion brings the total of digital assets with margin trading to eight. The other six digital assets include Bitcoin (XBT), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR) and …

$100000 BTC/USD: Top 5 ‘Outrageous’ Bitcoin Price Predictions of 2018

$100,000 BTC/USD: Top 5 ‘Outrageous’ Bitcoin Price Predictions of 2018 | MINEABLE.com

It’s not over til it’s over. There are less than 24 hours remaining until we close off 2018 and with bitcoin trading at $3,770 it seems most of this year’s outlandish bullish BTC price predictions are more than likely – not happening.Price predictions are a tricky thing, they’re rarely correct and reputations are on the line but that’s what makes it fun.

Bakkt Launch Postponed and an Update To Be Provided in Early 2019

Bakkt Launch Postponed Again and an Update To Be Provided in Early 2019 – Ethereum World News

A week ago, Ethereum World News had notified the crypto community that the launch of Bakkt might be postponed for a second time due to delays getting the necessary approvals to launch by the 24th of January. In the report, we had explored how the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) might need extra time to process …

Bitcoin (BTC); A Reprieve for Half of the World Population Under Authoritative Governance

Bitcoin (BTC); A Reprieve for Half of the World Population Under Authoritative Governance

Bitcoin’s fundamental value continues to be underestimated by the anti-crypto community which is basically the larger part of the world’s population. However, recent statistics from coin exchange platforms like Localbitcoins indicate a high up take of this digital asset in South America countries led by Venezuela.

Best Cryptocurrency Trading Arbitrage Bots for 2019: Bitcoin Traders Top Choices to Earn Profits?

Best Cryptocurrency Trading Arbitrage Bots for 2019: Bitcoin Traders Top Choices to Earn Profits?

Despite low prices and two market crashes in 2018, there are still investors who were not chased away from the crypto world by the bear market. However, trading has become a bit difficult, and those who are making money through crypto trading had to find an alternative way to come out on top.

Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Expectations for 2019: How Will Bitcoin and Others Fare in the New Year?

Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Expectations for 2019: How Will Bitcoin and Others Fare in the New Year?

In 2018, virtual currencies experienced a bear market that affected the whole industry. However, people are talking about what will happen during 2019 and how it will affect the most valuable virtual currencies in the market. Bitcoin is currently the most valuable virtual currency with a market capitalization of $67.18 billion.

OpenNode Lightning Network Firm Rejects $1.25 Million Offer By Roger Ver To Build On BCH Vs …

OpenNode Lightning Network Firm Rejects $1.25 Million Offer by Roger Ver to Build on BCH Vs BTC

OpenNode Rejects $1.25 Million Offer By Roger Ver To Build On BCH Instead Of BTC A software engineer working with Opennode has recently claimed that Roger Ver had offered the company $1.24 million to switch their service to bitcoin cash but the company has openly rejected the offer.

The Next Bitcoin Halving to Happen Between April-June 2020: How It Can Spark BTC’s New Bull …

The Next Bitcoin Halving to Happen Between April-June 2020: How It Can Spark BTC’s New Bull Run

In a recent article written by Pascal Thellman, the CMO at Bounty0x, he talks about Bitcoin’s halving and how it can affect the market during 2019. Every single time that Bitcoin’s network experiences a halving, its inflation is algorithmically reduced by 50%. This is something that will have an important impact on Bitcoin’s price.

Bitcoin was supposed to go mainstream in 2018. Then the price plunged.

Bitcoin fell flat in 2018

Last winter, as bitcoin zoomed to $10,000, Mike Novogratz, a hedge-fund-manager-turned-crypto-investor, proclaimed that it could “easily” reach $40,000. Then, when bitcoin broke $11,000, antivirus software pioneer John McAfee boldly predicted $1 million bitcoin by 2020. For one astonishing moment, when bitcoin exceeded $20,000 per coin in mid-December 2017, Novogratz and McAfee seemed prophetic.

[2018 Review] A Salutary Year of Depression for Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Assets

[2018 Review] A Salutary Year of Depression for Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Assets

“My take on the whole dot-com bubble was that a lot of people who wanted to make a lot of money got too excited and hyped up the commercial aspects of the Internet prematurely. I think the vision of the Internet as a democratizing medium – as everyone’s printing press – is real.

Moniat Cryptocurrency ERC20 Token is Introduced in 11 Languages

Moniat Cryptocurrency ERC20 Token is Introduced in 11 Languages – Press Release – Digital Journal

Moniat is sold to investors for minimum quantities, not considering the traditional Tokens ICO and relaying on direct investments of creators, with enabling users to join and benefit from the account linking that generates extra MAT for holders, which gives an amazing opportunity for people to own additional Moniat.

BCH-Forked Token Bitcoin SV (BSV) Market Capitalization Seems to be Inaccurate

BCH-Forked Token Bitcoin SV (BSV) Market Capitalization Seems to be Inaccurate

Market Capitalization in the virtual currency space seems to be highly inaccurate. For example, XRP claims to have a larger market capitalization than what CoinMarketCap (CMC) shows, while others believe that it has less than what it currently has. At the same time, we always check CoinMarketCap statistics and the market capitalization of the most valuable virtual currencies.

High hopes for cryptocurrency regulations in India meet disappointment

High hopes for cryptocurrency regulations in India meet disappointment

The already damaged cryptocurrency space in India further gets doomed as an MP affirms that a “specific timeline” for regulation will not be out soon. In a Parliamentarian session, Pon Radhakrishnan, the Member of State [MoS] for Finance has clearly voiced out the governmental stance saying , “It is difficult to state a specific timeline to come up with clear recommendations,” for the cryptocurrency regulations.

Wall Street Journal Identifies 513 “Questionable” Cryptocurrency Projects in New Report

Wall Street Journal Identifies 513 “Questionable” Cryptocurrency Projects in New Report | Crowdfund Insider

Reporters at The Wall Street Journal have identified 513 cryptocurrency projects using plagiarized language, listing false “team members” and promising outsize returns to lure investors. Reporters used automated key-word search tools and human scrutiny to to trawl 3300 crypto white papers for evidence of misconduct.

Crypto’s King Midas: Backstage With CZ, the CEO Who Can’t Be Stopped

Crypto’s King Midas: Backstage With CZ, the CEO Who Can’t Be Stopped

Cameras, flashlights, tweets – when Changpeng Zhao takes the stage these days, a kind of mania seems to ensue. Of course, that’s perhaps to be expected when you’re known to the world over by just two letters, but “CZ” has arguably achieved something greater in 2018 – a celebrity status that’s equaled by his clout as an entrepreneur.

Five Blockchain Projects Making Massive Strides in Real-world Partnerships Throughout 2018

Five Blockchain Projects Making Massive Strides in Real-world Partnerships Throughout 2018

Many people believe blockchain technology today doesn’t currently have real-world use cases or any tangible value being created from its adoption. Well, throughout 2018, these five projects have made great strides in blockchain technology becoming more widely adopted and advancing in that direction,

Bitcoin Price Drifts Slightly Lower as 2018 Draws to a Close

Bitcoin Price Drifts Slightly Lower as 2018 Draws to a Close | Hacked: Hacking Finance

Bitcoin drifted slightly lower on Monday and was poised to end the year below $4,000 after a promising rally at the end of last week. The slight dip in price was consistent across the entire market as trade volumes declined sharply. BTC/USD Update The bitcoin price reached a session high of $3,986.90 on Bitfinex before …

Bitcoin’s Warrior Queen: Lightning’s Elizabeth Stark Is Building an Army

Bitcoin’s Warrior Queen: How Lightning’s Elizabeth Stark Raised an Army

A former academic, Elizabeth Stark likes to play devil’s advocate. Take, for instance, her appearance at the Crypto Springs conference in October 2018. It’s a sunny morning in Palm Springs, California, and most attendees are lounging by the pool; onstage, however, Stark is busy describing some of the darker potential scenarios for the cryptocurrency industry, ones in which it could fall short of its potential.

Ripple, Stellar Co-Founder: Bitcoin Crash Isn’t A Bear Market, Crypto Still “Way Up”

Ripple, Stellar Co-Founder: Bitcoin Crash Isn’t A Bear Market, Crypto Still “Way Up” – Ethereum World News

Although you may not have heard of him, Jed McCaleb is a legend in the budding crypto industry. He forayed into cryptocurrencies when there was essentially only Bitcoin (BTC), launching the first iteration of Mt. Gox in 2007 (he converted into a BTC platform in late 2010). After leaving Mt.

Ethereum, Tron Rare Haven for Investors as Crypto Market Faces Bleak December

Ethereum, Tron Rare Haven as Crypto Market Ends Bleak December

After mounting several unsuccessful attempts at breaking out of a yearlong slump, the bitcoin price and wider crypto market appear poised to end the month of December firmly in the red. However, a handful of cryptocurrencies, including ethereum, tron, and IOTA managed to resist the gravitational pull present elsewhere in the market and post strong returns to end the year on a positive note.

Global Hardware OTP Token Authentication Market 2019 To See Worldwide Massive Growth …

Global Hardware OTP Token Authentication Market 2019 To See Worldwide Massive Growth | Outlook, Trends, Forecast of Top Countries 2019-2028

The intention of the Global Hardware OTP Token Authentication Market 2019 research report can be a supply of data for techniques and business plans. The industry summary is provided by the analysis in addition to the increase hardware otp token authentication market trends, futuristic and beyond cost, revenue, require, earnings, and also the source data.

Singapore-Based STO Global-X Releases End-to-End Security Token Platform STGX

Singapore-based STO Global-X Releases End-to-End Security Token Platform STGX

As of December 27th 2018, STO Global-X has announced the official release of its security token platform STO Global Exchange (STGX). The platform is designed to handle the issuance, management, and trading of a wide array of digital assets, to include security tokens. Details of the STGX Security Token Platform Explained Singapore-based STO Global-X has…

Cardano (ADA) & Basic Attention token (BAT) – Practical investments for long-term thinkers

Cardano (ADA) & Basic Attention token (BAT) – Practical investments for long-term thinkers

There are two types of crypto investors namely: Short term traders, and long-term Hodlers. The difference between them is that the short-term trader doesn’t need to focus so much on the fundamentals. The goal at any one point to read sentiment, in order to determine market direction.

Embiggen, The Interest Token You Probably Missed, Is About To End Its Airdrop

Embiggen, The Interest Token You Probably Missed, Is About To End Its Airdrop – UNHASHED

OpenRelay, an order book service for decentralized exchanges, has announced that it is ending the airdrop for its little-known token, Embiggen (MBGN). The token derives its name from a popular Simpsons episode in which two new words were coined: “embiggen” and “cromulent.” In case you haven’t guessed, the token isn’t entirely serious.

WSJ Wealth Adviser: Expert Advice, Chinese Bonds Offer Refuge, Cryptocurrency No Longer A …

WSJ Wealth Adviser: Expert Advice, Chinese Bonds Offer Refuge, Cryptocurrency No Longer A Rebel Asset

In 2018, the WSJ Experts panel on wealth management wrote about some of the ways we can position ourselves for comfortable retirement and how to leverage taxes and premiums once we’re on a fixed income. Here are five of the most-popular Experts blog posts about retirement savings from 2018.

Crypto This Week: India Cryptocurrency Legalization, Institutional Players Joining In 2019 And More

Crypto This Week: India Cryptocurrency Legalization, Institutional Players Joining in 2019 And More – CryptoCoin.News

INDIA CRYPTOCURRENCY LEGALIZATION The Indian government might be on their way to legalizing cryptocurrencies, but with strict measures attached. According to an article published on Wednesday by the New Indian Express, an interdisciplinary committee set up by the government in April 2017 to investi

UK Regulators Still Probing 18 Businesses Over Cryptocurrency Dealings: Report

UK Regulators Still Probing 18 Businesses Over Cryptocurrency Dealings: Report

The United Kingdom’s finance watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has revealed that it is investigating 18 companies over cryptocurrency use, local daily news outlet the Telegraph reported Dec. 29. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request from the publication, the FCA said it had closed the vast majority of its investigations into cryptocurrency-related businesses since May of this year.

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Investigates 18 Cryptocurrency-Related Companies

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority Investigates 18 Cryptocurrency-Related Companies

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom is investigating cryptocurrency firms. The main intention is to improve their regulatory framework related to virtual currencies and blockchain technology. This is not the first time that the regulatory agency investigates crypto firms. According to The Telegraph, the financial watchdog is investigating 18 different companies related to crypto transactions.

Cryptocurrency Market’s 2018 Was A Gut Check As 2019 Looks To Create A True Comeback Story

Cryptocurrency Market’s 2018 was a Gut Check as 2019 Looks to Create a True Comeback Story

2019 Is The Year Crypto Makes A Comeback: Here’s Why While 2016-17 saw the meteoric rise of the crypto market as a whole, 2018 saw the entire sector fall to its knees. However, looking ahead, latest market indicators now seem to suggest that the coming year could usher in a new era of prosperity for this burgeoning domain.

New York Times Best-Selling Author Tony Robbins Tweets Bitcoin Basics to 3 Million Followers

New York Times Best-Selling Author Tony Robbins Tweets Bitcoin Basics to 3 Million Followers

New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker Tony Robbins tweeted about Bitcoin to his 3.04 million Twitter followers. Robbins is revered for his practical wisdom about money and finance, and has hosted countless seminars and lectures. The tweet features an article on the basics of Bitcoin posted to his website by his team of …

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Tether, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano …

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Tether, Litecoin, Bitcoin SV, TRON, Cardano, IOTA: Price Analysis, Dec. 31 – CryptoNewsZ

Bitcoin Price Analysis – BTC/USD The 1st largest cryptocurrency – Bitcoin with its current market cap stands at $66,615,970,559, 08:13 UTC on December 31 dipped in current value by 40.69% relative to the level of November 07 due to the strong bearish pressure believed to have caused a drop in value; however the current value …

Ethereum’s New Radical: Glen Weyl Isn’t Vitalik But He’s Its Next Best Hope

Ethereum’s New Radical: Glen Weyl Isn’t Vitalik But He’s Its Next Best Hope

Dr. Glen Weyl speaks with the calm of a man who has history on the mind. With an unbroken gaze and an unambiguous delivery, the author, economist and Microsoft researcher calmly espouses a clear and revolutionary vision: that the world’s hierarchies can be challenged and reconceived with the power of markets.

In Bed With Brenna Sparks: Porn’s Rising Star Might Be Crypto’s Best Advocate

In Bed With Brenna Sparks: Porn’s Rising Star Might Be Crypto’s Best Advocate – CoinDesk

Brenna Sparks wills herself to try new things. Equal parts adult star and crypto evangelist, she’s not the kind of Las Vegas denizen who never hits the strip. But when asked if she wants to take the High Roller, the city’s 550-foot tall Ferris wheel with a serious view, the thought clearly petrifies her.

NYSE Operator’s Crypto Platform Bakkt Completes $182.5 Million Funding Round

NYSE Operator’s Crypto Platform Bakkt Completes $182.5 Million Funding Round

Digital assets platform Bakkt – created by the operator of the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) – has announced the completion of its first funding round in a blog post today, Dec. 31. The institutional investor-focused cryptocurrency platform from the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has officially raised $182.5 million from 12 partners and investors, according to the post.

Indian Gov’t to Approach Crypto Regulation ‘With Due Caution’

Indian Gov’t to Approach Crypto Regulation ‘With Due Caution’

The Indian government is approaching cryptocurrency regulation with caution, tech magazine Quartz reported Dec. 31, quoting Pon Radhakrishnan, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Shipping. The latest episode in India’s increasingly drawn-out path to formalizing its domestic cryptocurrency economy, Radhakrishnan said that the lack of a “globally acceptable solution” meant lawmakers were unlikely to issue formal statues in the short term.

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

The Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) cryptocurrency project Bakkt celebrated New Year’s Eve with the announcement of a $182.5 million equity round from a slew of notable institutional investors. ICE, the operator of several global exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, established Bakkt to build a trading platform that enables consumers and institutions to buy, sell, store and spend digital assets.

Insights on the Growth of Blockchain in Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Market CAGR of +81 …

Insights on the Growth of Blockchain in Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Market CAGR of +81% by 2023: In Depth Assessment, Strategic Analysis – Press Release – Digital Journal

https://www.itintelligencemarkets.com/request_sample.php?id=2457Company Profiled: The Top Key Players included in Global Blockchain in Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Market are IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Accenture, AWS, Oracle, Digital Currency Group, Bit fury Group, Factom, Guard time, BRAINBOY, ARK, Auxesis, Synereo, NYIAX, MetaX, BTL, Voise, UJo, BigchainDb, Bloq, Clear coin, iProdoos, Current, and Decent.The report gives a SWOT analysis of the new projects in the global Blockchain in Media, Advertising, and Entertainment market, investment feasibility, development trends, and investment return analysis of these projects.

Blockchain Analysis Is About to Get Harder as P2EP Enters Testing Phase

Blockchain Analysis Is About to Get Harder as P2EP Enters Testing Phase

Yet another tool is being added to Bitcoin’s growing number of privacy solutions. Thought up at a brainstorming event attended by Bitcoin developers and privacy researchers last summer, Pay to Endpoint (P2EP) is a relatively new trick that utilizes the well-known CoinJoin mixing technique to make blockchain analysis much harder.

Ohio Leaders Bet on Blockchain

Ohio Leaders Bet on Blockchain

Now Ohio businesses can pay state taxes with bitcoin. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel made plenty of people scratch their heads with one of his last actions before leaving office in January. In late November, the Republican from Northeast Ohio began allowing Ohio businesses to pay their taxes with Bitcoin.

CalvinAyre.com’s most read Bitcoin stories of 2018

CalvinAyre.com’s most read Bitcoin stories of 2018 – CalvinAyre.com

The cryptocurrency market entered 2018 full of hope and vigor, but there’s no denying that the past 12 months have been challenging for crypto-majority of the digital assets plunged in value as the sector faced regulation from many jurisdictions around the world, along with a number of exchange hacks and other noteworthy events that took place in the past year.

Launch Timeline for Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures to Be Clarified Early 2019: ICE

Launch Timeline for Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures to Be Clarified Early 2019: ICE

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced an update on the launch of the Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract in an official notice Dec. 31. The document from ICE – the operator of the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE) and creator of digital assets platform Bakkt – states that “[f]ollowing consultation with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission [ CFTC], ICE Futures U.S., Inc.

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Find Support at 35 Cents, Close 2018 on a High

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Find Support at 35 Cents, Close 2018 on a High | NewsBTC

Coin creators ought to have a thick skin and always ready to answer any question touching on their creations. While Ripple is an independent and a for-profit company that advocates three main solutions in xRapid, xCurrent, and xVia, it’s a well-documented that the community is not so sure on whether XRP is a security or a utility.

Stellar (XLM) is One Crypto Master Piece, It Will Thrive Crypto Industry!

Stellar (XLM) is One Crypto Master Piece, It Will Thrive Crypto Industry!

As the crypto industry grows toward global adoption, there are some digital assets that are have some really impressive fundamentals and the crypto users are looking forward that how influential would it be? There are about more than 2000 cryptocurrencies in the market and Stellar (XLM) being ranked 6th in that place is really taking over the…

The FUD Stompers: Like It or Not, XRP Army Is Winning Crypto’s Hashtag War

The FUD Stompers: Like It or Not, XRP Army Is Winning Crypto’s Hashtag War – CoinDesk

When it comes to crypto, everyone loves to talk about “community.” Every cryptocurrency has one, we’re led to believe, but often as not the community is just a Telegram channel peppered with demands of “@admin wen airdrop.” There is one cryptocurrency, however, for which the word is anything but a cliche.

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Continues Investigation of 67 Crypto Companies

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Continues Investigation of 67 Crypto Companies | Cryptocoin Spy

A report by the Sunday Telegraph reveals that the United Kingdom’s financial overseer, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has been investigating 67 cryptocurrency companies in the country since early November. The data, which was gathered through a freedom of information request, indicates a growing concern within the FCA regarding the use of cryptocurrencies in the …

British financial regulator puts 18 crypto firms under microscope

British financial regulator puts 18 crypto firms under microscope – CryptoNewsReview

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is looking into the activities of 18 firms in connection with cryptocurrency transactions. Information gained by a freedom of information request by The Sunday Telegraph, the details of which were published yesterday, revealed that the FCA has opened 67 cryptocurrency related lines of enquiry as of November 12th, 2018.