Guess Which Altcoin IS Back in The Game…

Guess Which Altcoin IS Back in The Game…   Sometimes, altcoins don’t get it right the first time. Trading dies off, the community goes quiet, there’s no action in the GitHub repository, those sorts of things. This can be because of many reasons, including that the technology available at the time simply wasn’t adequate to…

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BitPay Integrates With ShapeShift to Enable Instant BTC-BCH Exchange

BitPay Integrates With ShapeShift to Enable Instant BTC-BCH Exchange The BitPay payment processor has announced its integration with the ShapeShift exchange to provide instant Bitcoin to Bitcoin Cash trades. This announcement was made in a blog post Thursday, Jan. 18. The new partnership allows users to conduct exchanges between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in the BitPay and Copay wallets. US-based Bitpay was founded…

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Bitcoin Core Devs Reveal How Schnorr Signatures Can Help Scale Bitcoin

Bitcoin Core Devs Reveal How Schnorr Signatures Can Help Scale Bitcoin Four Bitcoin developers have released a paper outlining how Schnorr multi-signatures (‘multisig’) can help scale the Bitcoin Blockchain. In the paper, published Jan. 15, Greg Maxwell, Andrew Poelstra, Yannick Seurin and Pieter Wuille discuss and illustrate how the technology, which ‘bunches’ multisig data together to reduce its size in a…

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US Treasury Warns Investors About Petro “Cryptocurrency”

US Treasury Warns Investors About Petro “Cryptocurrency” Venezuela’s Petro cryptocurrency has made a lot of media headlines over the past few weeks. For now, it still remains unclear how well this project will fare, especially because the country’s Senate has no plans to approve it. It seems the US Treasury Department is warning investors regarding the…

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CFTC Files Suits Against Crypto Investment Schemes for Alleged Fraud

CFTC Files Suits Against Crypto Investment Schemes for Alleged Fraud The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) brought two lawsuits against allegedly fraudulent cryptocurrency investment schemes yesterday. The cases, both filed in the U.S. federal court in the New York Eastern District, are the latest move from the country’s derivatives regulator in bringing closer scrutiny…

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PBoC Reportedly Orders Payment Services to Stop Serving Crypto Traders

PBoC Reportedly Orders Payment Services to Stop Serving Crypto Traders The Business Administration Department of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) has reportedly issued a document today requiring payment providers in Beijing to stop facilitating cryptocurrency trading activities. The news, first reported by Securities Times, a state-owned media outlet launched by the Communism Party mouthpiece the…

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NEO Price Struggles to Break the $150 Resistance

NEO Price Struggles to Break the $150 Resistance Even though most cryptocurrency markets are showing signs of recovery, some altcoins still struggle a bit. Struggling is a term used rather loosely here, though, as a 1.65% dip compared to 24 hours is nothing these days. For the NEO price, the fight for dominance over $150…

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Bitcoin Price Watch; Riding Out The Volatility

Bitcoin Price Watch; Riding Out The Volatility The end of the week is here and it is time to put forward the penultimate of our twice daily bitcoin price pieces for the session today. During the session on Thursday, action across pretty much the entire cryptocurrency space translated to something of a recovery and, while…

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