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5 Facts About Bitcoin You May Not Know

Bitcoin turned heads when it hit an all-time high price of $20,000 in December 2017. Folks who were already invested in it since the genesis became overnight millionaires and billionaires. Lots became self-proclaimed bitcoin traders and investors. Even then, quite a lot have remained ignorant about a few facts.  For newcomers to Bitcoin and ‘veteran Read more…

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$1B Bitcoin Transaction Traced Back to Multiple Huobi Addresses

About $1 billion worth of Bitcoin was moved yesterday in a single transaction, sparking reactions on Twitter and other social media sites. TokenAnalyst went deeper and found that a significant share of sending addresses point to crypto exchange Huobi. 94,504 Bitcoin Reaches a Single Address On Thursday, Twitter user Whale Alert announced that 94,504 Bitcoin Read more…

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One Year On, ‘Sexy’ STOs Count For Just 0.28% Of Cryptocurrency Investment

 Some new cryptocurrency fundraising tools which should have “replaced” initial coin offerings (ICOs) have already failed and may never recover. STOs Have ‘Dropped Off The Map’ That was the conclusion of fresh research which studied cash injections in the cryptocurrency and Blockchain sphere for the month of August. Published by ICO research firm Inwara, the Read more…

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Was Thailand’s Top Crypto Exchange Bamboozled by Bureaucracy?

The surprise announcement earlier this week that the top bitcoin exchange in Thailand was closing down sent shock waves through the Asian crypto community. BX was one of the most popular exchanges in the region and speculation is growing as to why the company made the snap decision to suddenly axe a clearly profitable venture. Read more…

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Today Marks the 2nd Anniversary of China’s Bitcoin Ban, What Has Changed?

Two years ago, on September 4, 2017, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shut down local cryptocurrency exchanges over concerns that unregulated assets like bitcoin allow residents to bypass strict capital controls.   Not-So-Happy Anniversary Despite the formal ban, Chinese traders have continued to explore methods to trade bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies, often by using Read more…

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New Binance Report Reaffirms Bitcoin Dominance Will Drop To 60%

Altcoins will return to prominence as Bitcoin market cap share is bound to decrease, cryptocurrency exchange Binance has stated. Binance: Bitcoin Dominance ‘Sticking Around’ In its latest bulletin which went live on September 4, Binance Research, the exchange’s analytics arm, repeated claims made in July that Bitcoin’s current market dominance would not last indefinitely. Officials Read more…

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BitMEX’ Arthur Hayes Blames Binance For Plagiarism, CZ Admits

Just recently Binance acquired a crypto-asset derivatives trading platform and announced that it intends to foray into the field of cryptocurrency futures, options, and other derivative products. Hence, one of the things that it had to settle was the auto-deleveraging section which governs counterparty liquidation. Looking at Binance’s official page, however, we can see that Read more…

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Bitcoin Price ‘Two-Steppin’ to $20K’: BitMEX CEO Hayes Returns

Bitcoin price trajectory is heading back to $20,000, BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has said as he returns to the spotlight after a month-long absence. Hayes Emerges For Conference In a tweet on September 3, Hayes, who at the start of August said he was abandoning public life, will attend the Invest Asia conference in Singapore Read more…

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Van Eck to Offer Limited Bitcoin ETF Aimed at Institutional Investors

New York-based Van Eck Securities and SolidX Management will start offering shares in a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports. Crypto ETF Available to Institutional Investors Even if only a few days have passed since the start of September, this month might be a turning point for Bitcoin and the crypto Read more…

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Binance Acquires Cryptocurrency Derivatives Platform JEX

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has acquired China-based Jaxx spot and derivates platform Jaxx for an undisclosed amount.   Binance Continues to Grow The Malta firm announced today that JEX is rebranding to Binance JEX, adding that the acquisition would grant them the rights to manage JEX tokens, the native cryptocurrency of the JEX platform. Excerpts: In a Read more…