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Cryptocurrency Trading Banned In Saudi Arabia...
Cryptocurrency trading has recently been deemed illegal in Saudia Arabia. A committee consisting of the Capital Market Authority (CMA), Ministry of Ministry of Interior membership, Ministry of Media, Ministry of Commerce and Investment and Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has released a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-13 23:16 UTC
Bitcoin dev finds potentially crippling security flaw in Bitcoin Cash...
Another massive security vulnerability in a major cryptocurrency has been discovered, just sitting there, waiting to be exploited and this time around it's Bitcoin Cash. Its blockchain was open to being jammed with a toxic block that would have caused
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-10 16:17 UTC
Yale economist: Here's how likely it is that bitcoin will become worthless...
Cryptocurrency bitcoin has a statistical probability to become worthless. Here's what that means, according to two Yale University professors who crunched the numbers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 20:48 UTC
This Is Why Every Major Cryptocurrency Crashed on Wednesday...
The crypto market is searching for a path to legitimacy, but the SEC just put those plans on hold -- again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:36 UTC
The Crypto Market Just Hit a New Low for 2018...
Cryptocurrency investors continue to turn risk averse as the total cryptocurrency market capitalization sinks to a new annual low.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 18:29 UTC
Massive Losses in Hong Kong as Bitcoin Whale's Bad Trade Leaves Counterparties Holding the Bag...
Bloomberg reports that a massive wrong-way bet on Bitcoin left an unidentified futures trader unable to cover their losses, burning counterparties and threatening to dent confidence in one of the world's largest cryptocurrency venues.The long position
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 18:36 UTC
Bitcoin Price Must Hit $213,000 to Become Viable USD Replacement: UBS...
Even after weathering a bear market that wiped out more than 60 percent of the flagship cryptocurrency's value, the bitcoin price continues to trade at a mark far above what its critics thought it could ever reach. Nevertheless, it still has a long wa
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 18:35 UTC
GOLDMAN SACHS: Bitcoin is never coming back...
Chris Hondros/Getty Images Goldman Sachs' investment strategy group says
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 18:33 UTC
UBS: Bitcoin is 'too unstable and limited' to be money or a new asset class and 70% of the price action is driven by speculators...
AP Photo/Kin Cheung UBS: Bitcoin is "currently too unstable and limited to become a viable means of payment for global...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 18:33 UTC
Starbucks may let customers pay with bitcoin...
Starbucks customers may soon be able to pay for their lattes with bitcoin. The company announced on Wednesday that it's teaming up with Microsoft and Intercontinental Exchange, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, to le
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-04 18:32 UTC
Former President Bill Clinton Set to Keynote Ripple Conference...
The annual Swell by Ripple conference invites global leaders from the policy, payments, and technology fields to come together and discuss how blockchain can be used to benefit society at large. According to a tweet from Ripple, former U.S. President Bill
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-01 03:19 UTC
New Fully Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches...
The dark side of the cryptocurrency market is its opacity and lawlessness which deters many institutional investors. A fully regulated exchange which is now open could help change that.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-30 19:58 UTC
Steve Bannon says he owns bitcoin and is working on his own cryptocurrency...
His comments came from the Delivering Alpha conference in New York.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-18 21:27 UTC
Why South Korea is 'crypto crazy' and what that means for the rest of the world...
South Korea is truly crypto crazy. While the country has less than 1 percent of the world's population, estimates indicate it is responsible for 30 percent of all cryptocurrency trading in the worl...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-14 17:15 UTC
University of Chicago Economist: Eventual Low Cost Attacks Will Keep Bitcoin From Ever Going Mainstream...
Via TechInDC: A University of Chicago economist has thrown some cold water on the notion that Bitcoin will be broadly adopted and have the chance to truly disrupt the existing financial system. In a paper published in June, Eric Budish concludes that "
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-12 02:51 UTC
Lightning Network has 1% success rate with transactions larger than $300...
Lightning Network, a technology often touted as the solution to Bitcoin's scalability problem, has been growing leaps and bounds in popularity in the recent months in spite of being at a nascent stage. The technology has been tested successfully for p
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 16:05 UTC
Goldman Sachs Explores Possibility of More Cryptocurrency Offerings...
goldman Sachs’ COO has hinted that the firm might offer more cryptocurrency trading products and services than its current offering on Bitcoin futures. This is particularly notable seeing as Goldman Sachs’ COO is rumored to replace the current CEO this December.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 05:16 UTC
Why Ripple Thinks Coinbase Should Add Cryptocurrency XRP...
XRP, which Ripple created, resembles Ethereum in its early days, the CEO said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 05:15 UTC
A major cryptocurrency exchange says it was hacked and $30 million in coins was stolen...
Bithumb said on Twitter it was temporarily suspending deposit and withdrawal services, following the security breach.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-20 02:59 UTC
Ripple CEO: Bitcoin Is Controlled by China...
The CEO told the crowd, "I'll tell you another story that is underreported, but worth paying attention to. Bitcoin is really controlled by China. There are four miners in China that control over 50% of Bitcoin". "How do we know that China won't intervene? How many countries want to use a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-14 05:34 UTC
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