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Bitcoin Price Weekly Analysis: BTC/USD’s Next Target $8,500

Key Points Bitcoin price gained momentum and settled above $7,200 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $7,000 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to make the next move either above $7,600 or below $7,240 in the… […]

UK Police Top up Budget With Proceeds From Sale of Seized BTC

A UK police department has sold 295 BTC which they say were legally seized from a drug dealer. The court ordered him to forfeit his crypto stored in a hardware wallet. The police reportedly get to keep 18.8% of the sale proceeds. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space British Police Seized BTC […]

New BATM Supporting BTC, BCH Launches in Sofia

A crypto teller machine exchanging a number of cryptocurrencies with fiat, including bitcoin (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH), will be operational next week in a Sofia mall. The BATM is a two-way device that will accept euro, dollar and Bulgarian lev deposits. It will also buy cryptos and print paper wallets.   Also read: Eastern […]

Surrey Police, First in the UK to Confiscate and Sell BTC

UK Surrey Police is reported to have completed its own Bitcoin transaction earlier this year after trading the proceeds of confiscated 296 BTCs, according to Forbes. The sale, reportedly the first by a local police force in the UK, took place after Latvian Seregjs Teresko was arrested and deported for money laundering. Teresko has been […]

Bitcoin ETF Decision Gets an Overwhelming Amount of Public Opinion

A great deal of cryptocurrency proponents are hoping for a positive outcome when the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) decides on whether or not they will approve the latest bitcoin-based ETF application file by Cboe. The US regulator had asked for public opinion concerning the ETF again, and this time around the number of responses […]

The Jigsaw Ransomware Has Been Revived to Steal Bitcoin from Unsuspecting Users

The Jigsaw malware is back and it is ready to steal Bitcoin from consumers once again. Jigsaw is Back to Scare Bitcoin Users ZDNet recently reported that the “Jigsaw” ransomware has recently been revised by hackers to steal Bitcoin from unsuspecting users through a “simple-but-effective trick.” According to the technology news source, Jigsaw first appeared… […]

Black Gold, Texas Tea? No, Crypto Mining Next Big Thing in the Lone Star State

The US state of Texas and oil seem completely synonymous, with even a long-running TV series based around the black stuff, but now it seems there’s another money spinner in town; crypto mining. It seems that more and more Texans are taking to small-scale home-operated crypto mining according to the Dallas Morning News, and leaving […]

Samsung Stores in the Baltic States Now Accept Cryptocurrencies

On Friday, Samsung stores in the Baltic States have announced they will be accepting seven different cryptocurrencies for merchandise. Through a partnership with the payment processing firm Coppay, customers shopping at the Samsung stores in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Kaunas will be able to pay with BTC, ETH, DASH, NEM, STEEM, XRP, and LTC. Also […]

BitMEX CEO: Bitcoin Hasn’t Seen the Worst, $5,000 Imminent Before Big Rally

On CNBC’s Fast Money, BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes reaffirmed his stance on the price of bitcoin stabilizing in the $5,000 region before initiating the next rally. Is a 30% Drop Imminent? On July 1, Hayes appeared on CNBC’s Fast Money and discussed the price trend of bitcoin and the extreme volatility in the cryptocurrency amidst… […]

Indian Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Offers to Repay Initial Investments to Victims

The alleged bitcoin Ponzi kingpin, Amit Bhardwaj, has reportedly offered to pay back the initial investments in Indian rupees to those who lost money through his scheme. However, victims want the current value of their cryptocurrencies, not the initial investments. Zebpay, one of India’s largest crypto exchanges, has also been called in to help with […]

Robin Hood Movie and Robinhood App Hold $50k Crypto Scavenger Hunt at Comic-Con

Lionsgate studio and Robinhood app have teamed up to give away $50,000 in a crypto scavenger hunt at the San Diego Comic-Con this week. This is to promote the studio’s upcoming Robin Hood movie. Attendees will search for coins, redeemable for $50, $500, $1,000, and $5,000, which can then be invested in cryptocurrencies during the […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Poised for More Gains

Key Points Bitcoin price surged and broke the $6,800 and $7,200 resistance levels against the US Dollar. There is a short-term ascending channel forming with support at $7,400 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The BTC/USD pair is currently consolidating gains near $7,500 and it is poised to extend… […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD’s Trend Overwhelmingly Bullish

Key Points Bitcoin price surged higher and broke a crucial resistance near $6,380 against the US Dollar. There is a new key bullish trend line forming with support at $6,480 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The BTC/USD pair is currently correcting lower, but it is likely to find… […]

BCH Roundup: Steady Development, Market Uptrends, and New Apps

The anniversary of the blockchain split that took place on August 1, 2017 is just two weeks away. Over the past few months Bitcoin Cash (BCH) infrastructure support and development has been exponential, while BCH proponents have also seen a bunch more announcements during the second week of July. Also read: Have You Tried Blockchain 5.0 […]

Possible Addition of 6 Cryptos, New Coinbase Blog Post Reveals

Coinbase recently published a new blog post stating the possible addition of several new cryptocurrencies to their platform. The assets in consideration are Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and 0x (ZRX).  The announcement was made at the same time within Coinbase and publicly to remain transparent, and perhaps to […]