Archive | February 13, 2018

Bitcoin Marketplace Paxful Builds School For Students in Rwanda

Paxful, the peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace that enables its users to purchase and sell bitcoin instantly, has funded the construction of a school for young students in Rwanda. Located in Kasebigege Village in the Bugesera District of Rwanda, Paxful’s bitcoin-funded school will serve children aged from 3 to 6 in a town with over 7,500 residents. […]

‘Weary Giants of Flesh and Steel,’ Meet Bitcoin – Coindesk

Coindesk’Weary Giants of Flesh and Steel,’ Meet BitcoinCoindesk”In some ways, the best of bitcoin, and blockchain technology in general, adheres to that vision of personal freedom” that Barlow espoused, said Patrick Murck, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. Barlow …

Ripple Price Technical Analysis – Can XRP/USD Gain Upside Momentum?

Key Highlights Ripple price is finding strong buying interest near the $0.9100 level against the US dollar. Buyers are making an attempt to push the price above a bearish trend line at $0.9550 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from SimpleFx). The pair could accelerate higher once there is a close […]

US Olympic Luge Team Welcome Bitcoin Donations

As Olympians in Pyeongchang, Korea perform to huge audiences in the popular events of skying, snowboarding and hockey. Less popular US lugers have turned to Bitcoin to fuel their sleds. Bitcoin funds US luge team The USA Luge Foundation began campaigning for donations of Bitcoin using Medium since December of 2017. The team is the first Olympic group […]

Asian Altcoin Trading Roundup: the top crypto is Ethereum Classic

FOMO Moments Midweek trading is looking good from an Asian perspective as most cryptocurrencies have shown positive price action this morning. Bitcoin is still holding steady, up around 1.5% at $8,840, and this has had a positive influence on a lot of the altcoins. A couple are showing very strong growth today and those are […]

Bitcoin’s Record-Low Volumes Provide Opportunity – Seeking Alpha

CNBCBitcoin’s Record-Low Volumes Provide OpportunitySeeking AlphaEthereum’s past-year Sharpe ratio is an amazing (and unsustainable) 41.4, while Bitcoin’s is “only” 6.6. Despite those returns, JPMorgan warns investors that cryptocurrencies shouldn’t be used as a primary hedge. Generally, I encourage cryptocurrency …Barely anyone is paying the taxes they owe on their bitcoin gainsCNBCBitcoin Price Holds SteadyInvestopedia (blog)Forget […]

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD to Rise Short-term

Key Highlights ETH price is slowly moving higher and is currently trading above $830 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $832 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via SimpleFX). The pair is likely to grind higher and it could even trade above the $860 […]

View Adds Or Mine Cryptocurrency, Salon Gives You The Choice

Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now give you a choice, turn off your […]

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/14/2018 – Sitting Tight for a Breakout

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price is currently consolidating, forming higher lows and lower highs inside a triangle pattern. Price is bouncing off support and might be due for a test of resistance soon. Technical indicators are also suggesting that the bounce could take place, possibly even leading to an upside break. Bitcoin price is […]

U.S. Corporate Customers Barred From Bitfinex’s Margin Markets

Multiple concerned U.S. corporate customers of Bitfinex have posted on Reddit after discovering that they were unable to access the exchange’s margin trading services. Although Bitfinex has previously indicated that it would no longer allow U.S individuals to access the exchange’s services, Bitfinex’s support portal currently states that the restrictions do not affect U.S. corporate […]

GRAFT Blockchain Has Launched CryptoFind, An App That Maps All Crypto-friendly Venues

The Graft Blockchain created a new app- CryptoFind – which enables crypto –savvy buyers to locate venues that accept cryptocurrencies as a means of payment. The app is a network that connects crypto owners with merchants, which will grow on its own through the users’ contributions. This application will permit the further development of the […]