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Bitcoin Gains; Nasdaq CEO Says Crypto Deserves a Chance

Investing.com – Bitcoin and other major digital coin prices rose on Wednesday in Asia after Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said that cryptocurrency “deserves an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy.” Bitcoin gained 1.34% to $3,581.3 by 1:06 AM ET (06:06 GMT). Ethereum rose 1.63% to $118.47, XRP was …

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Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

Ahead of its hotly anticipated launch, bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has launched a hiring campaign. Eight new job posting were published Tuesday on the company’s website. Bakkt is looking for several experienced software developers, including mobile and blockchain developers; an institutional sales manager with experience in North America or Asia; …

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Bitfury Hires a CEO for Its Blockchain-Sleuthing Service

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury is looking to reinforce its software unit with two executive-level hires. Announced today, Marina Khaustova, former chief marketing officer and co-founder of Element Capital Group, has joined Bitfury as the CEO of Crystal Blockchain, the company’s analytical tool for investigating public blockchain transactions. Meanwhile, Chris Dickson, …

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Cryptocurrencies Head Higher as Bitcoin Bounces Off 2019-Low

Investing.com – Cryptocurrencies traded higher on Tuesday as bitcoin bounced off its lowest level this year amid a flurry of problems with South Korean crypto exchanges and further news of attempted regulation. Bitcoin gained 1.06% to $3,582.70 on the Investing.com Index as of 11:57 AM ET (16:57 GMT). That was …

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Bitfury Hires a CEO for Its Blockchain-Snooping Service

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury is looking to reinforce its software unit with two executive-level hires. Announced today, Marina Khaustova, former chief marketing officer and co-founder of Element Capital Group, has joined Bitfury as the CEO of Crystal Blockchain, the company’s analytical tool for investigating public blockchain transactions. Meanwhile, Chris Dickson, …

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Iceland: Figurehead in Bitcoin Miner Heist Jailed for More Than Four Years

An Icelandic man has received a four-and-a-half-year prison sentence for stealing Bitcoin mining equipment, local English-language news outlet Iceland Monitor reported Jan. 17. Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who in April 2018 boarded a flight to Stockholm from Reykjavik reportedly with a stolen passport, was subsequently arrested in Amsterdam and returned home. …

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Bitcoin Sees Longest Stretch of Price Consolidation Since October

Bitcoin (BTC) is witnessing the longest stretch of range-bound price activity in three months. The leading cryptocurrency by market capitalization has been largely restricted to trading between $3,700 and $3,500 since Jan. 11 – the longest stretch at such a narrow range since the end of October. Back then, the …

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LSE’s technology to power Asian cryptocurrency platform

(Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group (L:LSE) said on Tuesday Hong Kong-based AAX would use its technology for cryptocurrency trading, allowing the British exchange operator enter a nascent yet highly speculative industry. The AAX exchange, which is backed by Atom Group, a fintech firm focused on blockchain technology and emerging …

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Bitcoin Slips; Bank of England Adviser Criticizes Digital Assets

Investing.com – Bitcoin and other major digital coin prices were little changed on Tuesday in Asia, marking very small losses following a setback over the weekend. Reports that the senior adviser to Bank of England commented that cryptocurrencies fail fundamental financial tests generated some attention. Bitcoin lost 0.12% to $3,538.5 …

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Large Indian Bank Clamping Down on Cryptocurrencies

One of the largest banks in India is asking its users to consent that they won’t be using their accounts to trade Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. The bank also asks for authorization to immediately shut down an account if it’s associated with digital currencies.  Things Are Not Looking Good in …

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Bitcoin back below 100 and 200 hour MA

Ups and downs continue Over the weekend the price of bitcoin on Coinbase broke and rose above the 100 and 200 hour MAs (blue and green lines) on Saturday, and fell and broke back below the 100 and 200 hour MAs on Sunday. Those MA give a bias for the …

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