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Crypto Long & Short: Dogecoin, Market Manipulation and the Downside of a Coinbase IPO

Noelle Acheson explains how the dogecoin rise exemplifies the creative destruction underway in markets, and what a potential Coinbase listing could mean for the development of crypto.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:30:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

‘Ferocious Rally’: Weiss Ratings Bullish on Bitcoin, Price to Hit $70K Next Year

[Ferocious Rally: Weiss Ratings Bullish on Bitcoin, Price to Hit $70K Next Year]Weiss Ratings has outlined key reasons why investors should be bullish about bitcoin, seeing a “ferocious rally” with the price of the cryptocurrency expected to hit $70,000 next year.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 21:15:25 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Tether Freezes Millions of Dollars USDT in 40 Addresses Amid Regulatory Pressure

[Tether Freezes Millions of Dollars USDT in 40 Addresses Amid Regulatory Pressure]Stablecoin issuer Tether has blacklisted 40 Ethereum addresses holding millions of dollars of the tether cryptocurrency, 24 of which were banned this year.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:30:13 +0000 by Bitcoin News

US Dept of Homeland Security Buys Analytics Software From Coinbase

[US Dept of Homeland Security Buys Analytics Software From Coinbase]Coinbase is selling its blockchain analytics software to the U.S.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:16:33 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Does COVID-19 Have the World Rethinking Dollar Supremacy?

A reading of a piece by a Yale professor and former head of Morgan Stanley Asia arguing the dollar’s status is changing rapidly.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

$424 Million and Numismatic Value: There’s Only 20,000 Casascius Physical Bitcoins Left Unspent

[$424 Million and Numismatic Value: Theres Only 20,000 Casascius Physical Bitcoins Left Unspent]For many years now physical bitcoins have been a very popular trend, but one specific type called the Casascius physical bitcoin collection has intrigued people for years.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:30:53 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Listen: What a Bitcoin Researcher Says About Lightning

Chaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Crypto-dollarization is the world's next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

20,000 Helbizcoin Investors Accuse Company of Trying to Destroy Evidence, Seek Court Injunction

[20,000 Helbizcoin Investors Accuse Company of Trying to Destroy Evidence, Seek Court Injunction]A group representing about 20,000 investors in Helbiz Inc has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the company.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 01:30:17 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Zimbabwe’s Battle To Control Currency Inadvertently Boosts Bitcoin Profile

Zimbabwe’s deteriorating economic situation is forcing authorities to sign off on some desperate and controversial decisions.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:01:14 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Christophe Cieters: Monopoly Money

[Christophe Cieters: Monopoly Money]As money developed and people opted to place it in secured storage, banks started issuing banknotes which represented a client’s deposit at the bank and the promise to redeem each note for the amount of gold it represented at a 100% reserve rate.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 22:10:01 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Chinese Authorities Confiscate $15 Million in Cryptocurrencies, Arrest 10 Scammers

[Chinese Authorities Confiscate $15 Million in Cryptocurrencies, Arrest 10 Scammers]Chinese authorities have seized cryptocurrencies worth about $15 million while bringing down a scam involving fake Huobi tokens.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 19:15:32 +0000 by Bitcoin News

‘Fiat and Money Printing’ Street Mural Earns $500 in Bitcoin Donations in Five Days

[Fiat and Money Printing Street Mural Earns $500 in Bitcoin Donations in Five Days]A Parisian street artist is receiving hundreds of dollars every day in bitcoin donations from his painting that speaks about “fiat and money printing.” Pascal Boyart’s latest mural, “Confessions of a Red Jester”, is a modern interpretation of the 1862 painting “Stańczyk” by Polish romanticist painter Jan Matejko.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:30:55 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Script and Onchain Contracts: Two High-Level Programming Languages for Bitcoin Cash

Last May, the software developer and creator of, Rosco Kalis, released Cashscript version 0.4 that included a number of optimizations.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:10:28 +0000 by Bitcoin News

The Mixed Signals Economy: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of Ethereum’s 2014 Premine

"Now anyone could be an investor in one of the most cutting-edge technology companies out there.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

A 51 percent attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 02:21:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Telegram’s Defeat Isn’t ‘Binding’ in Kik Case, Judge Tells SEC

Kik's proverbial day in court may take a lot longer than Telegram's, if the judge’s response to the SEC during a hearing this week is any indication.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 22:00:35 +0000 by CoinDesk

Market Wrap: Traders Buy the Dip and Bitcoin Holds at $9,200

Bitcoin sticks to the $9,200 price range after some light selling early in the day.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 20:36:28 +0000 by CoinDesk

You Can’t Fight Outrage Culture With More Outrage, Feat. Michael Krieger

For a decade, Liberty Blitzkrieg has been an essential alternative financial and cultural voice.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin App Bottlepay Is Back From the Dead With a New Lightning App

Bottlepay remodeled its whole product to comply with EU regulations.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:50:19 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Reaches Record High Correlation to S&P 500

Analysts expect bitcoin’s positive correlation to traditional markets to continue and strengthen.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:11:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Money Reimagined: COVID-19’s Crash Course in Exponential Math

Money requires a network effect, helped by the self-reinforcing idea that “everyone’s using it because everyone’s using it.”

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:47:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Wallet Electrum Now Supports Lightning, Watchtowers and Submarine Swaps

In its latest major release, Electrum now supports a number of innovations that could make using Lightning more secure and less bumpy for users.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:42:52 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockchain Bites: Coinbase’s Untraditional Investor Day and the Ethereum-EOS Arms Race in Latin America

Coinbase will host its first investor day while a protocol arms race unfolds in Latin America.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:33:35 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin News Roundup for July 10, 2020

With the price of BTC headed down and the Fed's largest balance sheet decline in 11 years, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back for your bitcoin news roundup!

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Cardano Creator Compares Criticism of Project to ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

Infighting is hurting crypto, IOHK's Charles Hoskinson says, but he won't "apologize for kicking people in the teeth" on Twitter if someone is attacking Cardano or its community.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:59:47 +0000 by CoinDesk

First Mover: Kyber Token’s Eightfold Increase Reveals Bet on Future Market-Share Growth

Prices for decentralized exchange Kyber's KNC token have jumped eightfold in 2020, outshining the performance of Binance's BNB coin.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:21:46 +0000 by CoinDesk

Blockchain Tech Can Verify Credentials, but Beware Credentialism

Blockchain-based credentials can make getting back to work and school easier post-COVID-19.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 13:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

The Federal Reserve’s Declining Balance Sheet Is Bearish for Bitcoin. Or Is It?

The Fed’s balance sheet just dropped the most in 11 years, but despite popular opinion that is not necessarily bad news for bitcoin.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 12:06:20 +0000 by CoinDesk