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Out of the 21,000,000 BTC coins – 80 percent has been mined – Satoshi Nakamoto –  headlined out that the supply number is just below the 21 million – to be more precise 20.999.999 BTC. Miners are currently receiving 12,5 BTC per block mined. However, in two years, there...
Monero was found to be carrying a bug which allowed theft from digital currency exchanges, according to the researcher who found the security hazard. In order of severity, the bug was ranked nine out of a possible 10. Bug bounty hunter Jason Rhineland disclosed that the exploit may be...
Visiting home is always good. I arrived at the Heathrow airport for my flight to Helsinki in a very smooth state of mind listening to the Bad Crypto Podcast ep that had just come out. This soon changed as I left the to-be-exhibited 2/12 Gold edition of ‘Fork and...
Dash/USD Dash traders did very little during the day on Wednesday, although it was positive. There was little in the way of volume, and that is the most concerning part. I suspect that we will probably see the market roll over again, but if we were to break above the...
Bithumb, one of Korea’s largest exchanges with a daily volume of approximately $511 million (~64,000 BTC), is partnering with mobile payment services providers as a way to bring digital currencies to retailers. Bithumb Exchange Partners With BitPay And Korea Pay’s Services Cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has partnered with Korea Pay’s Services, a mobile payment operator in the...
Yesterday, Credit Suisse and ING Group completed a 25 million euro ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software. The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of securities through an application from fintech company HQLAx, which was built with a blockchain created by bank consortium R3. The trade was one...
Litecoin was not immune from the cryptocurrency bloodbath this week. It dropped 50% from its all-time high and confirmed below the daily Ichimoku cloud. Here is a quick overview. LTC/USD Price Action After reaching the all-time high level of $420 in mid-December, LTC/USD started a brand new downtrend. It has been...
As Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market get pressured by a bearish sentiment based on the technical pattern known as “death cross”, investors are also aware of the mixed signals coming from big banks regarding the asset class – with great focus on Bitcoin and Ripple. Bitcoin and Ripple Face Increasing Adoption...
This week we had a lot of positive news around the Crypto market, Bitcoin slightly dropped from last week and now stands on $8,857 in the bitstamp exchange. Unlike Bitcoin’s relative stability, the alternative coins are celebrating and the volatility has reached, as expected, after a long upward trend. The...