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Traders Are Now Banned From Using Localbitcoins Exchange in Iran

[Traders Are Now Banned From Using Localbitcoins Exchange in Iran]Traders from Iran have been banned from using the peer-to-peer trading platform Localbitcoins.com within the country.

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:45:45 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash Miners Undo Attacker’s Transactions With ‘51% Attack’

Two mining pools recently carried out a 51 percent attack on the bitcoin cash blockchain.

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:17:18 +0000 by CoinDesk

Swiss Telecom Company Is Bringing Crypto Collectables to TV

Now Swiss TV watchers can own a unique piece of digital art.

Fri, 24 May 2019 20:30:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

Lightning App for Sending Bitcoin Tips on Twitter Is Now Easier to Use

An app that lets you send lightning tips via Twitter just got a 1.0 software release with a set of new features.

Fri, 24 May 2019 17:20:30 +0000 by CoinDesk

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

[Since 2011 Hackers Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshis Entire Stash]Ever since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011.

Fri, 24 May 2019 15:13:58 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Montana Passes Bill to Exempt Utility Tokens From Securities Laws

"Big Sky Country" has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.

Fri, 24 May 2019 14:30:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Crypto Exchange Binance Confirms Margin Trading Coming ‘Soon’: Report

Binance has told TechCrunch it's launching margin trading "soon," after the crypto exchange accidentally revealed the service in a tweeted image.

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:00:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Long-Term Bitcoin Price Indicator Rises for First Time in a Year

Bitcoin has moved back above $8,000 as a widely followed long-term indicator turns bullish for the first time in over a year. 

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:00:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

3commas Helps You Balance Your Crypto Portfolio

[You Can Balance Your Crypto Portfolio With Tools Like 3commas]Hodling or liquidating your crypto assets are two extremes that are not the best investment strategies in most cases.

Fri, 24 May 2019 10:10:26 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Hollywood Producer Raises $100 Million for Media-Focused Security Token

Proxima Media, a firm founded by film producer Ryan Kavanaugh, has raised $100 million for a token that allows investment in film, TV and music.

Fri, 24 May 2019 10:00:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

PR: Tronipay Launches Cross Border eCommerce Solution

[Tronipay Launches Cross Border eCommerce Solution]The high growth of the market has created new opportunities and attracted talented entrepreneurs to come up with novel business models using the blockchain technology, this is the example of Tronipay, a Fintech payment company that specializes in online monetization solutions, online payments, merchants service, and e-wallet.

Fri, 24 May 2019 09:30:55 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Security Token Platform iSTOX Admitted to Central Bank Sandbox

iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has joined a regulatory sandbox set up by Singapore's central bank.

Fri, 24 May 2019 09:00:05 +0000 by CoinDesk

LocalBitcoins Bans Bitcoin Buying in Iran in Blow to Rising Crypto Commerce

Another crypto buying and selling service has banned Iranian users, pushing them toward anonymous decentralized exchanges.

Fri, 24 May 2019 08:00:42 +0000 by CoinDesk

Supreme Court Advocate Suggests How to Regulate Crypto in India

[Supreme Court Advocate Suggests How to Regulate Cryptocurrency in India]An Indian supreme court advocate has shared some thoughts on the kind of cryptocurrency regulation India can benefit from.

Fri, 24 May 2019 04:45:11 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Facebook to Roll Out ‘GlobalCoin’ Cryptocurrency in 2020: Report

Social media giant Facebook is set to roll out its own cryptocurrency – internally called 'GlobalCoin' – in 2020, according to a report from the BBC.

Fri, 24 May 2019 03:31:41 +0000 by CoinDesk

Telecom Giant AT&T Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

[Telcom Giant AT&T Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments]On May 23, telecom giant AT&T announced that customers can now pay their bills through Bitpay.

Thu, 23 May 2019 23:45:14 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

FINRA has approved Grayscale Investments' ethereum trust shares for sale to mom-and-pop investors.

Thu, 23 May 2019 20:00:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

Coinbase Opens DAI Stablecoin Trading to Retail Customers

Coinbase will now let its retail customers buy or trade the DAI stablecoin, so long as they don't live in New York.

Thu, 23 May 2019 18:25:45 +0000 by CoinDesk

The Cryptocurrency Market Has Become a Casino

Crypto trading has always entailed a blend of skill and good fortune, but in the frothy markets of 2019, that weighting is skewed heavily in favor of the latter.

Thu, 23 May 2019 17:16:45 +0000 by Bitcoin News

AT&T Teams With BitPay to Accept Bill Payments in Crypto

You can now pay your AT&T bill with crypto.

Thu, 23 May 2019 17:11:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Coinbase’s Merchant App Hits $50 Million in Volume Since 2018 Launch

Coinbase Commerce – the exchange unicorn's app for online retailers – hit a milestone after seeing an uptick in volume in Q2 2019.

Thu, 23 May 2019 17:00:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

SEC Sues Alleged $26 Million ‘Crypto’ Ponzi Scheme Operator

The SEC has accused Daniel Pacheco of running a $26 million Ponzi scheme disguised as a cryptocurrency.

Thu, 23 May 2019 16:50:16 +0000 by CoinDesk

Vitalik Proposes Mixer to Anonymize ‘One-Off’ Ethereum Transactions

Founder of ethereum Vitalik Buterin proposed Wednesday a "simple" design to enhance privacy features on the ethereum blockchain.

Thu, 23 May 2019 16:45:29 +0000 by CoinDesk

Robinhood Opens Trading for 7 Cryptocurrencies in New York

Five months after receiving a BitLicense, Robinhood is now offering ethereum and bitcoin trading in New York State.

Thu, 23 May 2019 15:45:11 +0000 by CoinDesk

Russian Central Bank to Consider Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

The Bank of Russia will consider the use of a gold-backed cryptocurrency to facilitate international settlements, according to its governor.

Thu, 23 May 2019 14:30:42 +0000 by CoinDesk

Markets Update: Bulls Show Signs of Exhaustion as Crypto Prices Taper

[Markets Update: Bulls Show Signs of Exhaustion as Crypto Prices Taper]Cryptocurrency prices have dipped slightly since our last markets update as most digital assets are down between 2-7% over the last 24 hours.

Thu, 23 May 2019 13:40:54 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Japan Scrutinizing Crypto Exchanges Ahead of G20 Summit

Japan’s financial watchdog is said to be inspecting crypto exchanges over anti-money laundering measures ahead of June's G20 meeting.

Thu, 23 May 2019 13:30:14 +0000 by CoinDesk

How to Easily Find a Bitcoin Cash ATM Near You

Cryptocurrency ATMs are a convenient way to get your hands on digital assets without opening an account with an exchange.

Thu, 23 May 2019 10:40:18 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

SEC guidance has created a more attractive environment for regulated tech firms like Facebook to offer proprietary cryptoassets integrated into their existing products that can be legally traded on existing crypto-exchanges as non-securities.

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:44:52 +0000 by Bitcoin News