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US Federal Government: Confusing Regulation For Crypto, Full Clearance For Blockchain

December 16, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

Individual US states seem to be in competition for the title of the most crypto-friendly in the Union – Ohio’s recent announcement of imminent crypto tax payments being the latest example. Meanwhile, federal authorities remain in […]

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Blockchain Could ‘Jeopardize the Safety’ of Current Financial Marketplace, DTCC Exec

December 16, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

Fintech is believed to be a “systemic risk” to the broader economy, according to a survey conducted by the United States Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Dec. 11. 20 percent of respondents to the […]

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Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep

December 16, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

A Intrapreneur from financial services giant Barclays has expressed the idea that blockchains should be built with regulatory compliance in mind, tech news website The Next Web (TNW) reported Dec. 14. Speaking at a Hard […]

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Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’

December 16, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

The so-called “hash war” over the future of bitcoin cash is over – and what remains appears to be a persisting rivalry between the forces behind what are now two distinct cryptocurrencies. Created in November […]

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Coinbase and the Awkwardness of Growing Up

December 16, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views on crypto […]

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Blockchain Payments’ Mass Adoption Is 3-5 Years Away, Says BitPay CEO

December 15, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

The CEO of crypto merchant platform BitPay Stephen Pair stated that speculation on future adoption drives Bitcoin’s (BTC) price more than “actual utility,” in an interview on CNBC Dec. 13. Speaking on the reasons behind […]

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Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200

December 15, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

Saturday, Dec. 15: the top 20 cryptocurrencies report a mix of moderate gains and losses, with Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipping under $3,200 before climbing back above the price mark by press time. Market visualization from […]

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How Social Wallets Will Change The Cryptocurrency Industry – CoinCentral

December 15, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

In the past year, the mainstream world has embraced the idea of the blockchain and crypto-based transactions, even making 2018 the so-called year of the blockchain. The topic has moved past mere buzzwords and opened up […]

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Cryptojacking Overtakes Ransomware as Top Malware in Some Countries

December 15, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

Cryptojacking, the unauthorized use of another’s hardware to mine cryptocurrency, has become the biggest cyber threat in many parts of the world, Bloomberg reported Dec. 14. According to research from cyber security research firm Kaspersky […]

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One Month Later, Which Crypto Is Winning the Bitcoin Cash Split?

December 15, 2018 BitcoinPrice 0

One month has officially passed since the bitcoin cash blockchain underwent a hard fork on November 15, resulting in the creation of two distinct networks. They’re now commonly referred to as Bitcoin Cash ABC and […]