Binance will let you buy Bitcoin with cash from 1,300 stores in Australia

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 16:50:36 +0000

Binance says cryptocurrency fans in Australia will soon be able to purchase Bitcoin from over 1,300 supported Newsagents across the country. The new service, “Binance Lite,” marks the first time the Malta-based exchange has managed to open a fiat gateway in A…

Blackmailers are posing as CIA agents to steal your Bitcoin

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 15:24:24 +0000

A cryptocurrency fan has issued a warning: scammers are posing as the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to fool you into giving up $10,000 worth of Bitcoin, so take notice. A Reddit post titled “CIA got me fam” displayed proof of a new bogus email campaign…

Nobody wants a Bitcoin ETF because cryptocurrency ‘has no intrinsic value’

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 14:48:37 +0000

We’re going to have to take a step back and rethink the whole “Bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs) are coming” trope. In February earlier this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) put out a solicitation request opening the floor for the public …

A criminal past haunts surviving founder of troubled cryptocurrency exchange Quadriga

Created by Financial Post at 19-03-2019 14:15:20 +0000

After serving time in the U.S. for his crimes, Omar Dhanani was deported to Canada, where he changed his name and reinvented himself as a Bitcoin entrepreneur

Bitcoin is losing its Wall Street buy-in

Created by Axios at 19-03-2019 12:12:55 +0000

After a counter-culture boom, prices have been stagnant.

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‘Drug-dealing’ football coach sues Bitcoin fund manager over $14M loss

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 10:52:26 +0000

In Australia, a suite of high-profile cryptocurrency investors (including accused drug trafficker and former football coach Mark “Bomber” Thompson) are preparing to take their Bitcoin fund manager to court over $14.2 million (AU$20 million) in losses. Stefano…

Hacker selling 26M stolen user records in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 10:33:50 +0000

A hacker by the name of Gnosticplayers is trying to sell more than 26 million user records on the dark web in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin (1.2431 BTC). This is the fourth data dump posted on Dream Market – an online darknet marketplace founded in lat…

Visa is looking for someone to spearhead permissionless blockchain

Created by The Next Web at 19-03-2019 09:26:01 +0000

Global payment services provider and Fortune 500 company, Visa, is showing signs that cryptocurrency and blockchain will be part of the company‘s future. According to a job posting on recruitment platform SmartRecruiters, Visa is looking for an individual pas…

Japan Throttles Crypto Margin Trading From 25x to 2x-4x in New Regulation

Created by Crypto Coins News at 19-03-2019 07:31:50 +0000

Following similar action by Japanese financial authorities last year, the country's cabinet has approved a new raft of regulation aimed at bringing cryptocurrency trading into the mainstream fold. The Nikkei Asian Review reports that on Friday,

Bitcoin Recovers to $4,000: Why Industry Execs See Big Crypto Rally Ahead

Created by Crypto Coins News at 19-03-2019 06:51:50 +0000

In the last 24 hours, the bitcoin price has slightly recovered to $4,046, recording a minor 0.7 percent increase against the U.S. dollar. The positive upside movement of bitcoin led alternative cryptocurrencies to record gains in

Facebook Alumni Winklevoss Twins Choose Crypto as Their Legacy

Created by Crypto Coins News at 19-03-2019 04:35:24 +0000

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are known for many things. Billionaire status. Taking on a social media Goliath. And as early bitcoin investors. If you ask them what they want their legacy to be, however, which

The Ledger: Vitalik on Gaming and Ethereum's Killer App, Mt. Gox CEO Not Guilty, Circle's Jeremy Allaire

Created by Fortune at 19-03-2019 02:19:56 +0000

Exploring the place where finance and technology intersect: The latest news on Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and fintech.

Bitcoin ETF: SEC Receives 84% Negative Feedback on Application

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 19:11:58 +0000

The SEC received just seven comment letters from the public in response to a solicitation for feedback it had requested in February 2019. Of those, six urged the agency to reject the application. (That's around

Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Announces 50% Layoffs

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 19:05:12 +0000

South Korea's largest Bitcoin exchange, Bithumb, has announced layoffs of 50%, the latest casualty of "crypto winter." B A report in Korean media issued earlier today shows that the exchange will be cutting its staff from

Bitcoin Price Has Just a 5% Chance to Hit $10,000 in Next 6 Months

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 17:41:46 +0000

The chances of the bitcoin price reaching five figures within the next six months are growing slimmer by the day. Based on the current value of BTC options, cryptocurrency analysis firm Skew Markets has disclosed

Cboe to stop listing bitcoin futures as interest in crypto trading cools

Created by CNBC at 18-03-2019 16:20:12 +0000

Cboe Global Markets has decided to stop adding new bitcoin derivitives.

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Inside Craig Wright’s blockchain patent ‘empire’

Created by The Next Web at 18-03-2019 15:19:45 +0000

Steven Craig Wright, the man who has, on various occasions, claimed to be Bitcoin’s legendary creator (or creators) Satoshi Nakamoto is trying to build a cryptocurrency and blockchain patent empire. A recent Hard Fork investigation showed the World Intellectu…

Citibank ditches plans for its own cryptocurrency, bets on SWIFT instead

Created by The Next Web at 18-03-2019 15:15:57 +0000

One of the world’s top 20 banks by asset value, is ditching plans to create its own digital asset – and abandoning all of its cryptocurrency experiments. Instead, it’s betting on a SWIFT. Citibank is not following in the footsteps of JP Morgan with the creati…

Blockchain tech is the future, and you can get on board for $29

Created by The Next Web at 18-03-2019 12:00:00 +0000

Chances are you've heard of blockchain, the groundbreaking technology behind Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies shaking up the world of finance. But, did you know blockchain is ...

ofek/bit

Created by Hacker News at 18-03-2019 11:38:21 +0000

Bitcoin made easy. Contribute to ofek/bit development by creating an account on GitHub.

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Moonday Morning: Bitcoin dev ordered to prove Craig Wright isn’t Satoshi

Created by The Next Web at 18-03-2019 09:36:43 +0000

It’s Monday which means it’s Moonday Morning and time to catch up with the top news from over the weekend. Let’s get to it. 1. Canadian financial regulators are learning from the QuadrigaCX debacle and are taking action to begin regulating cryptocurrency exch…

'Bitcoin Will Replace Gold' as a Store of Value by 2040, Says Block.one CEO

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 07:04:28 +0000

Gold, bitcoin, Ty Beanie Babies - what do these commodities all have in common? They are all a store of value in some way. Some Ty toys are worth more than half a million dollars

Bitcoin Rages Bullish in Technical Indicators For the First Time Since 2017

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 05:38:12 +0000

In recent months, the substantial increase in the daily volume of bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market has led analysts to suggest that the overall trading activity in the market is rising. While some

Bitcoin Perma-Bull Tom Lee Believes Bitcoin Price Should Be $15,000-$20,000

Created by Crypto Coins News at 18-03-2019 04:33:39 +0000

Bitcoin perma-bull Tom Lee of Fundstrat tried to buttress his recent projection that the bitcoin price is due for a major rally soon. On March 17, Lee tweeted that the "tailwinds" that had dragged bitcoin down

Bitcoin billionaires Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss 'still doing better' despite crypto nosedive

Created by The Telegraph at 17-03-2019 21:36:00 +0000

Tyler Winklevoss takes a seat in the Austin, Texas hotel where we’re meeting.

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Crypto Exchange Plans Show Riot Blockchain Still Clings to Bitcoin Dream

Created by Crypto Coins News at 17-03-2019 15:33:16 +0000

Riot Blockchain, a former biotech firm turned bitcoin-mining company, expects to launch a regulated cryptocurrency exchange by the end of the second quarter of 2019, or June 30. The company is initially investing up to

Bitcoin Price Slips at $4,000; A Minor Pullback Before a Major Rally?

Created by Crypto Coins News at 17-03-2019 07:10:40 +0000

Following a spike to $4,068 from the low $3,900 region, the bitcoin price has experienced a slight pullback to $4,000. While the price of bitcoin slightly differs from region to region, on average, bitcoin is currently

Ex-Bitcoin Dev. Jeff Garzik Dragged into $1 Billion Craig Wright Lawsuit

Created by Crypto Coins News at 16-03-2019 11:11:41 +0000

Jeff Garzik, one of the earliest contributors to the Bitcoin codebase who also previously worked for BitPay, has been served. Garzik - in the spirit of "radical transparency" - shared the subpoena on Twitter, not

Bitcoin Up 3% as Crypto Adds $10 Billion in 1 Week: Can the Rally Continue?

Created by Crypto Coins News at 16-03-2019 05:19:34 +0000

Overnight, the bitcoin price surged 3 percent against the U.S. dollar above the $4,000 mark as major crypto assets in the likes of ethereum, litecoin, and bitcoin cash recorded gains in the range of 6

Tokyo crypto-cops nab their first cryptocurrency hacker: the $134K Monacoin thief

Created by The Next Web at 15-03-2019 15:22:28 +0000

An 18-year-old was charged with stealing $134,000 (¥15 million) worth of cryptocurrency, marking the first time local authorities have succeeded in nabbing a hacker for pilfering digital assets. The Tokyo police department’s cybercrime division identified its…