Archive | May 21, 2018

Federal Trade Commission to Hold ICO Scam Workshop

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be hosting a cryptocurrency workshop to address the critical concerns of scams as well as consumer and investor security within the industry. Educational workshop The ‘Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams’ workshop will be comprised of law enforcement, research organizations, consumer groups and the private sector to discuss the exploitation of […]

SaTT Project Offers Smart Contracts, Oracles For Digital Ads

A new Smart Advertising Transaction Token project (SaTT), developed by the US-based company ATAYEN, leverages the blockchain platform to make the digital advertising market more transparent and efficient. The project’s team plans to present its smart contract within the platform, which will allow advertisers to choose publishers, set up conditions for advertising campaigns and track… […]

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD’s Downside Break

Key Highlights Ripple price declined recently after buyers failed to push it above $0.7100 against the US dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted crucial ascending channel with support at $0.6860 was broken on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is now trading below the $0.6800 support level and the 100 hourly… […]

Nchain Acquires Majority Stake in BCH-Application Handcash

On Monday the blockchain research and development firm, Nchain, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Bitcoin Cash-centric startup Handcash. The Handcash platform allows users to send BCH in a contactless manner using near field communication (NFC) technology. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards Nchain Acquires a […]

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Back Below $700

Key Highlights ETH price failed to extend gains above the $724 level and started a downside move against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted important bullish trend line with support at $707 was broken on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is now well below $700 and the 100 hourly simple… […]

Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Losing Momentum

Key Points Bitcoin cash price failed to hold gains above $1,220 and declined below $1,200 against the US Dollar. There is a declining channel forming with resistance at $1,220 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to extend the current decline and it could test the… […]

Litecoin (LTC) Price Watch: Is a Triangle Breakout Underway?

Litecoin Price Key Highlights Litecoin has formed lower highs and found support around $131 to create a descending triangle. Price got rejected on resistance and is on its way to test support. Another bounce could take it back to the top, but technical indicators are giving mixed signals. Litecoin is trading inside a descending triangle… […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Bears Might Not Be Done Yet

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price has rallied in the past few hours but also hit resistance on its channel. If this continues to keep gains in check, bitcoin could still resume the selloff to the support areas marked. Using the Fib extension tool shows the potential downside targets in the short-term. Bitcoin price might… […]

Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition

Just recently reported on Ross Ulbricht being denied a post-conviction relief extension this past February. Since then Ulbricht’s new legal team and his family continue to fight for Ross’s freedom with a filed a Petition of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block […]

A Bank In Argentina Is Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border Payments – Coindesk

CoindeskA Bank In Argentina Is Now Using Bitcoin for Cross-Border PaymentsCoindeskArgentina’s Banco Masventas has revealed that starting Monday it will enable customers to send cross-border payments using bitcoin. A partnership with Latin America-focused exchange startup Bitex, founded in 2014, the news finds the regional bank using …and more »