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Cryptocurrency news roundup, April 27, 2018

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments. New developments: Various cryptocurrency exchanges suspended ERC-20 token deposits over critical bug This week, multiple cryptocurrency exchanges, including OKEx, HitBTC, Poloniex, and Shapeshift, suspended ERC-20 token deposits and withdrawals over a critical smart contract bug that allowed malicious actors to create a seemingly unlimited number of tokens in affected contracts. Using ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency news roundup, April 15, 2018

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments. New developments: Islamic scholar claims Bitcoin is Sharia law compliant Mufti Muhammad Abu Bakar, a Sharia advisor and compliance officer at Blossom Finance, recently argued Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can be Sharia law compliant in certain cases. According to Bakar, Bitcoin can be Halal (permitted) if it is used as a ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency news roundup, April 8, 2018

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments. New developments: Mt Gox CEO claims he doesn’t want to profit from the exchange’s bankruptcy Mark Karpeles, the CEO of now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt Gox, recently revealed through a Reddit AMA that he doesn’t want to profit from the exchange’s bankruptcy. Karpeles was set to receive roughly 160,000 BTC, worth over ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup April 30, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Understanding Antbleed, bitcoin’s new controversy After the AsicBoost controversy, bitcoin now has the antbleed controversy to deal with. Essentially, a mining chip vulnerability involving controversial company Bitmain could be used to remotely shut down bitcoin mining hardware, as the company added a “backdoor” that allows them to control hardware ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup April 23, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Litecoin to implement Segregated Witness Litecoin’s scaling debate is seemingly coming to an end, as miners and developers reached an agreement over the future of one of the largest cryptocurrencies. The agreement came after an 8-hour long meeting on WeChat between miners and developers. The final decision was to ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup 15 April, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Support for a UASF has been building up Last week, DeepDotweb reported some miners were allegedly engaging in unfair practices that can harm the network, and that was just one more chapter of bitcoin’s seemingly never-ending scaling debate. News of these alleged practices created a movement, as many believe ... Read More »

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Bitcoin Price analysis April 13 2017

The price of Bitcoin has been trending up the last 3 weeks, making consistent zig zag pattern from $891 to a high of $1229. What looks like a renewed bull trend has given life to bullish hopes. From the traders’ forums, to twitter forecasts and price analysis – almost everyone seems to be bullish. Some analysts are predicting lofty highs ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup, April 8, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Some miners are allegedly engaging in unfair practices that can harm the network Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell recently alleged through a bitcoin mailing list that a major mining hardware company has been exploiting a known weakness in bitcoin’s proof-of-work system, allowing the company to mine ... Read More »

Bitcoin news roundup April 2, 2017

This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments MasterCard survey shows European shoppers are wary of digital currencies According to CoinDesk a survey conducted by MasterCard shows European consumers don’t seem to be too fond of digital currencies when paying for things online. The survey reportedly polled nearly 43.000 people between the ages of 18 and 64, ... Read More »

Bitcoin Weekly Price Analysis 26 April 2016

This week, the price of bitcoin was immensely bullish, stirring up trader sentiment on expectations of another bubble, just in time for the halving. Price trend curved upwards, advancing +7.5% from last week’s high at $438 to a 6 month high at $471. Markets have not been this excited since October 2015, when price turned exponentially bullish. On last week’s ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Round Up 25 April 2016

Recapping Bitcoin news that made the headlines this week. REGULATION: Japan’s OK’s set of Virtual Currency Bills The Island of Japan has been aggressively pushing for adoption of virtual currencies into mainstream finance and payments. This week, the Cabinet approved a set of bills that expand banking groups’ carte blanche to IT- ventures, such as virtual currency business. Revisions in ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis 20th April 2016

Bitcoin price analysis for the week ending 20th April 2016 was bullish, as price broke levels and made new highs. The price of bitcoin stirred up bullish sentiments, reviving hopes of a continued trend from September 2015. Over the month of March price has been trading within a range, marked by $423 on the upper and $403 on the lower ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup: 17 April 2016

Bitcoin news round, week ending 17 April 2016. An interesting mix of news this week from Estonia, Africa, Japan and the US. Read on BITCOIN EXCHANGES: Zaif, Japanese Bitcoin Exchange trades $19 million in 24 hours Japan’s bitcoin ecosystem has been on the spotlight, since legislators proposed regulating it like regular currency. Zaif, an exchange that accepts Yen transfers for ... Read More »

Bitcoin Price Analysis – April 13th. 2016

This week the price of bitcoin was dreary, not moving much from the past month and a half of sideways  range bound trading. Price moved up to $424 on Bitstamp where resistance pushed back on it, forcing a sell off to a low $411. Consistent with the trend since March 5th, $411 held as a higher low. It formed a ... Read More »

Bitcoin News Roundup – April 11th 2016

This week, there was a variety of Bitcoin news across the board, most of it was good. Here is a recap of some of the week’s headlines. REGULATION: Bitcoin Startup Circle acquires Electronic Money License Circle, a payment app that uses bitcoin as a backend payment wire, got approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK. The Goldman ... Read More »