Latest Crypto Currencies News
Bitcoin Fork Hits The Market Giving Rise To Bitcoin CashAug 1, 2017
The Bitcoin miners in a bid to create a new version have Bitcoin forked as on August 1 at 1:20 p.m. BST, creating Bitcoin Cash ( BCC) by splitting the blockchain into two today.
Coinbase Not Supportive of Bitcoin Fork Created Bitcoin Cash (BCC)Aug 1, 2017
World’s largest Bitcoin exchange has cleared its stand on the Bitcoin blockchain split on August 1. Coinbase has declared that it would only support the digital version of the currency, ignoring the newly token created by the split ‘Bitcoin Cash (BCC)’.
Bitcoin Market Hits Above 50% Mark First Side Since MayJul 30, 2017
Bitcoin market has for the first time in two months gone above 50% of the total market capitalisation relative to the rest of the cryptocurrencies.
AMD Doesn’t Count On Cryptocurrency Mining As A Growth DriverJul 29, 2017
The huge rise in demands for graphic cards by cryptocurrency miners has increased the sales for AMD in recent times. AMD has generated revenue of $1.22 billion in the second quarter of 2017 which was up by 19% as compared to the previous year data.
Washington Introduces New Regulation For Cryptocurrency ExchangesJul 28, 2017
The senate bill 5031 has been passed into law and is introduced in the state of Washington of the U.S. setting new regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges.
Alexander Vinnik Arrested For $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering From BTC-e ExchangeJul 27, 2017
Alexander Vinnik, a Russian national, 38, suspect of being the anonymous mastermind behind one of the world’s oldest crypto-currency exchanges and of laundering around $4 billion was arrested after a tip-off from a small beachside village in northern Greece on a U.S. warrant.
Ether Prices Drip Down To Operate Below $200 MarkJul 26, 2017
Amidst the market fall of the world’s top cryptocurrency, Ether prices slashed down by more than 11%, dripping below $200.
Retailers and Restaurants In Japan May Stop Accepting Bitcoin Payments TemporarilyJul 25, 2017
In Japan starting August 1, 2017, as many as 5000 retail stores and restaurants may stop taking Bitcoin as a form of payment if the Bitcoin payment processors will halt their services.
TenX, Singapore Based Start-up Introduces Cryptocurrency Use In Real World With Its Visa Debit CardJul 24, 2017
A Singapore-based startup TenX is planning to launch a Visa debit card that can be used to make cryptocurrencies work in the real world. The TenX debit card would in an instant convert multiple digital currencies into fiat money like dollars, yen and euros to carry out everyday commerce.
The South African Reserve Bank In Plans To Experiment Digital CurrenciesJul 23, 2017
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) after observing the take of other countries on digital currency has decided to issue its own digital currency based on blockchain technology as it believes the move would likely benefit the country by speeding up the transaction process and lowering the fees.
With The Rise In Bitcoin Price, Crypto Market Surpasses $90 Billion MarkJul 22, 2017
The rise in the price of Bitcoin has raised the total cryptocurrency market value to pass $90 billion by Thursday evening, value not observed since early July. The sets out the market cap towards the earlier achieved $100 billion marks when it reached an all-time high of $115bn in June.
Hackers Walk Off With $32 Million Worth Of Digital Currency EtherJul 21, 2017
A whopping $32 million worth was made off in cryptocurrency Ether by unknown hackers. The hackers somehow managed to find a vulnerability in Parity Wallet that offers users services to keep crypto currencies. The hackers on discovering the bug managed to take away 153,000 Ether in three separate transactions
Belarus Seeks International Investments, By Legalising Blockchain Technology And CryptocurrenciesJul 20, 2017
In a bid to attract international investments in technologies like Blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and even self-driving cars, that were once forbidden or seen too risky Belarus has drafted a bill this week that will address these high tech IT spheres.
Top Cryptocurrencies Recover Bringing Up The Market CapJul 19, 2017
The total value of all cryptocurrencies has increased by $22 billion after a surge in the prices of these digital currencies since Sunday. The market started coming to life ever since the weekend crash with total prices adding to about $12 billion on Tuesday. The prices of Bitcoin went up by 15% while, the prices of Ethereum increased by more than 20% to come back at $200 mark.
Ethereum Climbs Back Slowly After The Weekend CrashJul 18, 2017
Ethereum seems to be coming back in the game with the prices stabilizing over the weekend, ever since the crash. The currency was trading at as low as $140 an ether after slipping down more than 25%. The currency is trying to take back its position and is currently operating at $166.
From The All-Time High, Cryptocurrency Market Sinks By About 50%Jul 17, 2017
The total value of the digital currencies has further declined in the last 48 hours by more than $10 billion. The market has come crashing down ever since it reached its all-time high of $115 billion in mid-June to dropping down to 46.9%, coming down at $61bn.
Rumors Of Egyptian Banks Handling Bitcoin Dismissed By Egyptian RegulatorsJul 16, 2017
The central bank of Egypt dismissed the rumors that banks were allowed in the country to handle cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The rumors first appeared on a social media website. The Central Bank acted quickly by alerting deputy governor Gamal Negm, who denied them.
Ether Prices Slides Down Below $190 During Wider Cryptocurrency Market DeclineJul 15, 2017
Amid a significant drop in cryptocurrency markets, Ether prices fell below $190 on Friday. According to CoinDesk data, the currency dipped around 13% from the time it opened the day at $210.81 to about as low as $183.
South Korea Legalizes International Fund Transfer Using BitcoinJul 14, 2017
South Korea has recently passed a law that legalizes international money transfers using Bitcoin from 18th of July. Though a small thing for Bitcoin, it sure will challenge the traditional banking methods and companies with the likes of Western Union, PayPal, etc.
Project Ubu, A South African Payment System UnveiledJul 13, 2017
Project Ubu (Universal Basic Unit), a cryptocurrency payment system was introduced in South Africa by a group of businesspeople that aims to get many users. It also seeks to further give its participants an equivalent of five US dollars a day in cryptocurrency.
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