Analysis: With Ethereum Classic listed, where does sentiment on the ‘Coinbase 5’ stand?


(August 17th, 2018) - In the wake of Ethereum Classic’s Coinbase listing, Remy Stephens dives in to analyze the sentiment behind the ‘Coinbase 5’.

Source: Coin Insider



Turkey's Capital Controls Show Why Bitcoin Exists


(August 13th, 2018) - Turkey introducing capital controls to stem the impact of its currency crisis means traders can “expect” higher Bitcoin prices on local exchanges, a well-known online commentator has suggested.

Source: Bitcoinist



Ethereum Price Falls Below $300, Pummeled to 9-Month Low


(August 13th, 2018) - A sell-off sent the ethereum price plunging below $300 on Monday, forcing the second-largest cryptocurrency to its lowest mark in more than nine months.

Source: CCN



Dead Coin Walking: BitConnect Set to Be Delisted from Last Crypto Exchange


(August 12th, 2018) - BitConnect’s BCC token is set to be delisted from the last cryptocurrency exchange that still traded it, meaning it’s about to become a dead coin over a lack of liquidity. Surprisingly, the token still has a market cap of over $6.6 million.

Source: CCN



US Government to “Aggressively Pursue” Unregulated Services Around the World


(August 12th, 2018) - Two common complaints among crypto traders are that platforms which didn’t before are now demanding identification documents and that more venues close their doors to residents of some countries. While users naturally lash out at the companies, it is important to remember that this is often done under coercion or threat by regulators. The US government, for example, doesn’t consider itself bound by national borders in pursuing unregulated services.

Source: News.Bitcoin.com



Blockchain Music Startup Raises $5.5 Million in Series A Funding


(August 12th, 2018) - Audius, a decentralised, community-owned music sharing platform billed as the blockchain’s answer to Soundcloud has announced the successful completion of a $5.5 million Series A funding round as it launches the world’s first ever blockchain-based music sharing protocol. Made on August 8, 2018, the announcement revealed that the funding round was led by General Catalyst and Lightspeed, with participation from Kleiner Perkins, Pantera Capital, 122West and Ascolta Ventures

Source: CCN



Lira Collapse To Jump The Mediterranean


(August 11th, 2018) - The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15.  This one has contagion risk.

Source: Zero Hedge



"We Don't List Shitcoins": Binance CEO Retaliates Over Listing Fee Criticism


(August 11th, 2018) - Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao rebuffed criticism of the exchange’s listing fees Saturday, saying commentators should concentrate on the quality of coins it chooses to list.

Source: Bitcoinist



Bitmain Releases New Crypto Mining Internet Routers for Dash and Siacoin


(August 10th, 2018) - Bitmain has announced the launch of two internet routers that can mine Dash and Siacoin. In a tweet shared online, the company said the new miners, known as the Antrouter R3-DASH and Antrouter R3-SIA, will function as internet routers that can mine cryptocurrencies at the same time using the devices’ idle processing power.

Source: CCN



John McAfee’s ‘Unhackable’ Bitcoin Wallet Bitfi Wins ‘Lamest Vendor Response’ CyberSec Award


(August 10th, 2018) - Hardware wallet manufacturer Bitfi is this year’s recipient of the Pwnie Award for the Lamest Vendor Response.

The award, which is given to vendors who handle a security vulnerability in the worst way possible, was awarded based on the controversies and missteps the device manufacturer has been embroiled in since its cryptocurrency wallet was unveiled close to two months ago.

Source: CCN



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