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Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars
19 Aug
7:49

Venezuela: Inflation Tops 100000 Percent, Bitcoin Costs 60M Bolivars

Venezuela’s currency the Bolivar Fuerte jumped to 9.2 million per dollar and almost 60 million per bitcoin August 18, just two days before a major redenomination cuts five zeros off its value. Redenomination Looms As reported by cryptocurrency commentators including Purse.io support head Eduardo Gomez, the bolivar traded unofficially at…

No More Coinbase and BitPay: Process Your Own Bitcoin Payments for $6 a Month
18 Aug
11:10

No More Coinbase and BitPay: Process Your Own Bitcoin Payments for $6 a Month

Merchants can now use a Bitcoin full node to process their own payments via the BTCPay server for under $6 a month — with or without Lightning Network functionality.  Removing Microsoft Azure Reliance A guide to the solution from creator and Bitcoin developer Nicolas Dorier published August 18 explains how…

Satoshi’s Vision: Craig Wright to Launch BCH Node to ‘Restore Original Bitcoin Protocol’
18 Aug
9:41

Satoshi’s Vision: Craig Wright to Launch BCH Node to ‘Restore Original Bitcoin Protocol’

Advertisement An intramural debate among Bitcoin Cash developers about the future of the BCH protocol is heating up, with a development group backed by nChain and Craig Wright vowing to create a new full node client that does not include the so-called “unnecessary changes” being added to Bitcoin ABC, the…

Is Bitcoin Building Support Near $6000?
18 Aug
12:07

Is Bitcoin Building Support Near $6000?

Bitcoin prices have mostly been trading above $6,000 this week. Shutterstock Bitcoin prices have been fluctuating within a reasonably well-defined range over the last week, trading primarily between $6,000 and $6,600. The digital currency fell below this range on Tuesday, August 14, reaching as little as $5,900.38 on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price…

Bitcoin Price Prediction 2018: Can cryptocurrency hit $50000 this year? -Bitcoin News Today – Sat Aug 18
18 Aug
11:27

Bitcoin Price Prediction 2018: Can cryptocurrency hit $50000 this year? -Bitcoin News Today – Sat Aug 18

Can Bitcoin hit $ 50,000 this year? While most of the cryptocurrencies are much below their earlier highs but there are newer and newer predictions coming up for cryptocurrencies. One such prediction is that Bitcoin can rise to as high as $ 50,000 in the calendar year 2018. A cryptocurrency…

Despite price crash, bitcoin believers still say the best is yet to come
18 Aug
1:17

Despite price crash, bitcoin believers still say the best is yet to come

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE SAN FRANCISCO — In December, bitcoin seemed like the next big thing. One bitcoin was nearing $20,000, and financial journalists were starting to seriously consider whether it could replace safe-space investments like gold….

The Bitcoin Price Bounces Back After Sell-Off — A Worrying Sign?
18 Aug
1:07

The Bitcoin Price Bounces Back After Sell-Off — A Worrying Sign?

Most digital currencies including bitcoin, (BTC) ethereum, (ETH) ripple (XRP) and stella (XLM) have seen a dramatic fall in their prices throughout 2018 amid a mass sell-off. In December 2017 the price of BTC hit $20,000 but has since fallen to around $6,000. (Photo Illustration by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Bitcoin,…

If Bitcoin is Rat Poison, the Banks Are the Rats: Pantera Capital CEO
17 Aug
3:03

If Bitcoin is Rat Poison, the Banks Are the Rats: Pantera Capital CEO

Advertisement Pantera Capital officials continue to maintain an upbeat outlook for cryptocurrency amidst the current market downturn. In an ICO and digital asset funds conference call Tuesday, CEO and chief investment officer Dan Morehead said blockchains are the next step in the evolution of equity, while cryptocurrency is a superior…

UK Crypto Futures Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash Contract
17 Aug
2:06

UK Crypto Futures Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash Contract

Crypto Facilities, the U.K-based crypto futures exchange and CME Group partner, is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings. The firm announced Friday that it was launching the contract on its platform, which is regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority. Trading of the bitcoin cash future will begin…

Did Tether Trigger a Short Squeeze or a Dead Cat Bounce? (Bitcoin Price Analysis)
17 Aug
4:55

Did Tether Trigger a Short Squeeze or a Dead Cat Bounce? (Bitcoin Price Analysis)

This time yesterday it appeared that all was lost, as Bitcoin price slipped within $100 of the current 2018 low. Then something unexpected occurred. Perhaps shorts got squeezed out of their loftily precarious positions or was it Tether’s newly minted $130 million USDT that saved the day? Bitcoin Price Market…