South Africa to Start Tracking All Cryptocurrency Transactions in 2019

Author: Christina Comben | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Owning bitcoin in South Africa just got a little harder, or at least it will do by the end of quarter one this year.

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 16

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Although cryptocurrency prices have so far been unable to stage a recovery, the companies in the industry are still launching products that are required by the institutional players.

Binance launches fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, letting European users trade Bitcoin and Ethereum against the pound and euro (Yogita Khatri/CoinDesk)

Author:  | Website: Techmeme.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Yogita Khatri / CoinDesk : Binance launches fiat-to-crypto exchange on the island of Jersey, letting European users trade Bitcoin and Ethereum against the pound and euro — Binance, the world's

"How I Made $1 Million On Bitcoin... And Lost It All Again"

Author: Tyler Durden | Website: Zerohedge.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Authored by Peter McCormack via The Guardian, "I got caught up in the hype.

Will 2019 See a Bitcoin ETF?

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bitwise files for a physical bitcoin ETF while SEC extends the review period for VanEck fund till late February.

Russian Prime Minister: Don’t ‘Bury’ Crypto over Bear Market Woes

Author: Conor Maloney | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has addressed the cryptocurrency bear market in a speech at the Gaidar international scientific forum, according to local media outlet TASS.

Swiss Crypto Industry Leader Says Next Crypto Wave Will Be Stablecoins, Security Tokens

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bitcoin Association Switzerland board member Luzius Meisser says he believes the next wave of crypto innovation will focus on stablecoins and security tokens.

Avail 97% Discount On The 2019 Blockchain Developer Mastery Bundle – Limited Time Discount

Author: Zarmeen Shahzad | Website: Wccftech.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Blockchain technology is all the rage right now and you can also become part of this by creating your own blockchain projects.

Crypto Exec: Bitcoin Was “Purpose-Built” To Be Store Of Value, Not Cash

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Although the crypto industry has changed dramatically in its decade-long lifespan, the narrative surrounding Bitcoin (BTC), along with its cardinal value proposition.

The Best Books I Read in 2018

Author: Taylor Pearson | Website: Medium.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

The best books I read last year in tech, philosophy, history, business, economics, investing, science, Bitcoin, politics, and psychology

Economist Behind Claim Russia Will Buy $10 Billion Worth of Bitcoin Said Price Would Collapse to $100 Last Year - CoinJournal

Author:  | Website: Coinjournal.net
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Over the past week or two, a story about Russia adding bitcoin to their foreign currency reserves has been reported in a variety of media outlets such as The Daily Telegraph, Fortune, and ZeroHedge

Factors Effecting Growth of Bitcoin

Author: CIO Review | Website: Cioreview.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bitcoin is the most burgeoning cryptocurrencies of all.

Analyst: 2019 a Year of Accumulation For Bitcoin, Recovery by Year’s End

Author: Joseph Young | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/16/2019

In the past 24 hours, the crypto market has recovered from $120 to $123 billion as the Bitcoin price avoided a further drop below the $3,600 mark.

Developers Set to Use Bear Market as an Opportunity to Accelerate Ethereum Upgrades

Author: David Church | Website: Readwrite.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

November 2018 will not go down in history as a glorious month in the evolution of cryptocurrency, with all the major digital currencies taking a dive in value, largely as a result of the furore sur

Cryptos: Bitcoin is displaying a ‘lethargic base’ and has yet to find a bottom, says analyst

Author: Aaron Hankin | Website: Marketwatch.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bitcoin prices are trading marginally higher on Wednesday, continuing to oscillate either side of $3,500.

Bitwage Now Lets Firms Pay Salaried Staff in Crypto

Author: Zack Seward | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

A new product from Bitwage makes it easier to handle payroll taxes when paying employees in bitcoin or ether.

Bitcoin ETF Approval Could Ease EU Regulators Concerns About Crypto

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Since the birth of Bitcoin, crypto assets have been in a regulatory grey zone.

Cybercriminals Generate Bitcoin Using BBC Webpage Spoof Scam

Author: David Hundeyin | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/16/2019

A British security researcher has revealed a new scam used by cybercriminals to generate money by deceiving internet users.

Africa Is "Ahead of Western Countries" Adopting P2P Finance, Says Paxful's CEO

Author: Rebecca Campbell, Contributor, Rebecca Campbell, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccacampbell1/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Global financial inclusion is steadily rising with the ownership of mobile phones and access to the internet aiding the process. More needs to be done.

Gift Cards Provide Economic Freedom For Unbanked Africans To Buy Bitcoin Through Paxful

Author: Rebecca Campbell, Contributor, Rebecca Campbell, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccacampbell1/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Global financial inclusion is steadily rising with the ownership of mobile phones and access to the internet aiding the process. More needs to be done.

US Bitcoin Investors Lost $1.7 Billion in 2018, 61% Unaware They Can Claim a Tax Deduction

Author: David Cullinan | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/16/2019

According to a report from Credit Karma, US bitcoin investors who decided to exit the bitcoin market lost $1.7 Billion.

Will Bitcoin’s Price Extend Its Four-Year January Losing Streak?

Author: Omkar Godbole | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bitcoin has reported losses in January for the last four years, and a fifth now looks on the cards.

An introduction to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining pools

Author:  | Website: The Next Web
Publish on: 01/16/2019

An introduction to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining pools

Belarus’ Newest Tokenized Securities Exchange Accepts Bitcoin and Ethereum

Author: Habiba Tahir | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Currency.com, allegedly world’s first regulated tokenized securities exchange, has officially launched.

After the bitcoin bust and a local bankruptcy, Washington county doubles down on blockchain

Author: By Paul Roberts, The Seattle Times | Website: Mctdirect.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wash. - Even as much of the world seems done with cryptocurrency, central Washington's bitcoin boomtown is doubling down.

Bankrupt Bitcoin Miner Giga Watt Forced to Cease Daily Operations

Author: Yogita Khatri | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Bankrupt bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt has said it's shutting down operations after its power was cut and facility access was blocked.

Global blockchain unicorn Bitfury launches music business

Author:  | Website: Channelnewsasia.com
Publish on: 01/16/2019

Global blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at US$1 billion, announced on Wednesday the launch of a music and entertainment division that will create an open-source music platform

INOEX Bitcoin Exchange | Buy,Sell, Trade Cryptocurrency using MT5

Author: inoex | Website: Slashdot.org
Publish on: 01/15/2019

"Welcome to INOEX Crypto Currency Exchange with MT5 trading platform, which is especially designed for Crypto Currency Exchange and trading in MT5. Buy/Sell and trade your Bitcoins!

Crypto Market Update: Stellar (XLM), Bitcoin Cash, Tron (TRX), ADA Price Analysis

Author: Aayush Jindal | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

The total crypto market cap failed to hold gains above $120.00B and declined to $115.00B. Stellar (XLM) price is holding the $0.1000 support very well and it could gain traction.

Russia Announces a New Monetary System

Author: Thomas Luongo | Website: Lewrockwell.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

UPDATE: There is serious doubt about the validity of this story. Read this report here.

Satoshi’s Vision ‘Not a New VISA’ But An Alternative to Banks, Says Dan Held

Author: Esther Kim | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto wanted it to be an “alternative to banks,” not a “new VISA,” cryptocurrency veteran and former Blockchain executive Dan Held has said. What’s In A ‘Vision’?

Accept Payment In Cryptocurrency To Your Shopping Cart

Author: Divyang Desai | Website: C-sharpcorner.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Many big firms have already started accepting payment in Bitcoin, including Overstock, KFC Canada, Microsoft, Reddit, Subway, Shopify and the list goes on.

Bitcoin is a Tool for ‘Peaceful Revolution’: Crypto Developer Jimmy Song

Author: Samantha Chang | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Bitcoin developer Jimmy Song says the original cryptocurrency can be a powerful tool to usher in a “peaceful revolution.” Song made the remarks during an interview with RT’s business host Max Keise

Bitcoin Hovers Just Above $3,600 as Crypto Markets See Another Slump

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Tuesday, Jan. 15 — following a brief period of recovery yesterday, all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are falling again.

Cryptopia: A wildly popular platform that veered from one crisis to the next

Author: Susan Edmunds | Website: Stuff.co.nz
Publish on: 01/15/2019

ANALYSIS: Is this the end of the line for platform that rode Bitcoin's popularity wave?

FinovateEurope Sneak Peek: Zabo

Author: David Penn | Website: Finovate.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateEurope on February 12 through 14, 2019 in London, U.K. Register today and save your spot. With Zabo, get paid in bitcoin.

Crypto-Bubble: Will Bitcoin Bottom In February Or Has It Already?

Author: Tyler Durden | Website: Zerohedge.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Authored by Michelle Jones via ValueWalk.com, The new year has been relatively good for the price of bitcoin after a spectacular collapse of the cryptocurrency bubble in 2018.

Bitfury Brings Lightning Network Payments to the First Bitcoin Exchange

Author: Emilio Janus | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Bitfury’s Lightning Peach team has just announced the implementation of Lightning Network payments on cryptocurrency exchange BTCBIT.

Confusing U.S. Tax Laws Lead to $5 Billion In Unrealized Crypto Losses

Author: Tony Spilotro | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Last year, the crypto community pointed fingers at tax payers liquidating assets in order to cover inflated tax bills due to the substantial gains realized during the 2017 Bitcoin bull run as among

Living On Bitcoin Day 2: Being “Unbanked” Has Been Easy … But Also Hard

Author: Colin Harper | Website: Bitcoinmagazine.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

This is the second instalment of reporter Colin Harper's "Living on Bitcoin" experience in San Francisco. Find out what happened to him on Day 1 here.

#270 : Looking Back on 5 Years of Epicenter

Author: adam@letstalkbitcoin.com (The LTB Network), The LTB Network | Website: Letstalkbitcoin.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Epicenter turned 5 years old this month '" that's a long time in the blockchain space!

What is Bitcoin? (Part 1)

Author: Jimmy Song | Website: Hackernoon.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

It’s easy to believe that you understand something just because you’ve heard the term a bunch of times. At the surface level, this is true…

Sophisticated Ransomware steals PayPal Credentials

Author: Naveen Goud | Website: Cybersecurity-insiders.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

All these days we have seen Ransomware variants encrypting a database and locking down the data access until a ransom in bitcoins or other cryptocurrency is paid.

Cryptocurrency Bubble: Will BTC Bottom In February Or Has It Already?

Author: Michelle Jones | Website: Valuewalk.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

The new year has been good for the price of bitcoin after a spectacular collapse of the cryptocurrency bubble in 2018.

Anonymous Bitcoin miners are taking over the network

Author: David Canellis | Website: The Next Web
Publish on: 01/15/2019

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency is a now a little bit more decentralized, thanks to the waning influence of Bitmain and the return of the anonymous Bitcoin miner.

Bitcoin Futures Now Trading At Discount to Exchange Prices

Author: Omkar Godbole | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Bitcoin futures are trading below the cryptocurrency's spot price, signaling market participants have a bearish outlook on bitcoin over the coming months.

How STOs Could Drive The Crypto Markets in 2019

Author: Jim Preissler, Contributor, Jim Preissler, Contributor https://www.forbes.com/sites/jpreissler/ | Website: Forbes.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Could an upcoming STO wave drive the utility and pricing of existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Etherum (ETH), XRP (XRP), and others?

Could Bitcoin Initiate a New Bull Cycle by 2019? One Trader Thinks So

Author: Joseph Young | Website: Crypto Coins News
Publish on: 01/15/2019

In the last 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market recovered by $4 billion as the Bitcoin price rebounded above $3,700.

Fit Pay to ship bitcoin payment device

Author: Editorial Team | Website: Finextra.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Fit Pay, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nxt-ID, Inc.

Cryptos: Americans lost $1.7 billion trading bitcoin in 2018 — and more than half don’t know they can claim a deduction

Author: Aaron Hankin | Website: Marketwatch.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Americans who owned bitcoin in 2018 took a shellacking, and according to a survey, a surprising number of them don’t plan on taking advantage of the one bright spot: a tax deduction.

Could a “Less Volatile” Bitcoin ETF Proposal Convince the SEC?

Author: Nick Chong | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

If 2018 was the year of the crypto crash, 2019 is surely going to become the year of Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Dow Dips, Bitcoin Clings to Gains as Tuesday Promises Volatility

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

The Dow Jones Industrial Average enters Tuesday seeking to snap a streak of two consecutive losing sessions, but the specters of the Brexit vote and earnings season threaten to derail the index’s m

Bitcoin Approaches $3,700 as Top Cryptos Report Gains

Author:  | Website: Yahoo.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

Bitcoin 2019 Forecast: A Make Or Break Situation

Author: Sandeep Singh Ahluwalia | Website: Seekingalpha.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

In 2018, Bitcoin’s price fell by roughly 81.24%. Production costs of mining Bitcoin are rising. The technical picture of Bitcoin shows that the cryptocurrency w

This Price Resistance Level May Hold Key to Bitcoin Bull Market

Author: Omkar Godbole | Website: Coindesk.com
Publish on: 01/15/2019

If bitcoin breaks above a key moving average, it could be considered a sign a bearish-to-bullish trend change has begun.

Parisian Street Artist Pascal Boyart Hid $1000 of Bitcoin in His Latest Fresco

Author: info@hypebeast.com (HYPEBEAST), HYPEBEAST | Website: Hypebeast.com
Publish on: 01/14/2019

On January 6, Parisian artist and cryptocurrency activist Pascal Boyart unveiled his latest fresco painted somewhere on the streets of Paris.

Russia looks to Bitcoin to soften US sanctions

Author: newsfeeds@nzherald.co.nz | Website: Nzherald.co.nz
Publish on: 01/14/2019

Russia is preparing an investment in Bitcoin to replace the US dollar as a reserve currency in a bid to tackle US sanctions, according to a Russian economist with close ties to the Kremlin.Vladisla

Crypto Market Gains Traction: EOS, Tron (TRX), Bitcoin Cash, ADA Price Analysis

Author: Aayush Jindal | Website: Newsbtc.com
Publish on: 01/14/2019

The total crypto market cap found support near $112.00B and recovered above $120.00B. EOS price is up more than 8% and it may extend gains above the $2.50 resistance.

Ryuk: The ransomware that earned hackers $3.7m in bitcoin

Author: Ellen Tannam | Website: Siliconrepublic.com
Publish on: 01/14/2019

Ryuk is a ransomware threat spreading like wildfire across the internet, and it operates in an unusual way.

On the Brink of…College? ‘Bitcoin Baby’ Receives BTC From Ad in The Times

Author: Georgi Georgiev | Website: Bitcoinist.com
Publish on: 01/14/2019

A rather interesting listing has popped up in The Times of parents seeking to raise money for their newborn baby via Bitcoin donations.