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Bitcoin Price Stuck at $6.4K But Eyes Gains Against Altcoins

Bitcoin (BTC) is again lacking clear directional bias, but may soon pick up a strong bid against ethereum and other altcoins, according to intermarket analysis. The leading cryptocurrency is now trading in sideways around $6,400 (price as per Coinbase) for the eighth day running, and is struggling to find buyers …

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WEX Exchange Users Unite in Push for Fund Withdrawals

The fate of the WEX exchange seems to mirror that of its previous incarnation, BTC-E, where the FBI ended up seizing assets and arresting its director, Alexander Vinnik. Now, predominantly Russian users of the platform are getting organized with collective demands in an attempt to get locked funds released. Currently, …

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HTC Will Start Shipping the ‘Exodus’ Blockchain Phone in December

A decade after launching its first Android device, global consumer tech giant HTC is officially releasing its first blockchain-enabled phone. The early-access version of the HTC Exodus is now available for pre-order, the company announced Tuesday, and must be purchased with cryptocurrency. Dubbed the EXODUS 1, the device can only …

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Range-Bound Bitcoin Looks to Shine Against Altcoins

Bitcoin (BTC) is again lacking clear directional bias, but may soon pick up a strong bid against ethereum and other altcoins, according to intermarket analysis. The leading cryptocurrency is now trading in sideways around $6,400 (price as per Coinbase) for the eighth day running, and is struggling to find buyers …

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Elon Musk Teases Bitcoin Service in Cryptic Crypto Tweet

Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), just made a mysterious tweet about bitcoin that’s whipping up speculation across social media and the cryptocurrency community that it may be more than just a joke. Around 22:30 UTC on Monday, Musk – one of the highest-profile Twitter users – …

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Decred (DCR) Price Defies Gravity on Binance Listing

Decred (DCR) saw its price shoot up after Binance announced its long-awaited listing. The exchange is adding only two pairs for now, against Binance Coin (BNB) and Bitcoin (BTC). Deposits have been opened, and trading will start on October 24 as of 04:00 UTC. Decred is being listed with zero …

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Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution

Mobile payments startup Square (NYSE:SQ) is making its bitcoin cold storage solution open-source. Alok Menghrajani, a security engineer for the company, announced in a blog post on Tuesday that the documentation, code and tools for the company’s “Subzero” bitcoin cold storage solution are now publicly available on Github. Menghrajani said …

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Bitcoin Futures Could Go Live on ICE’s Crypto Trading Platform in December

The Intercontinental Exchange’s upcoming cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt will officially launch on December 12, pending regulatory approval. ICE announced Monday that Bakkt could begin offering physically settled bitcoin futures contracts in December, marking the first cryptocurrency-related offering provided through the new platform. Bakkt will hold the bitcoins backing the futures …

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Blockchain Used to Settle Stocks in Bank of Canada Experiment

(Bloomberg) — Blockchain can be used to clear and settle stocks, an experiment involving the Bank of Canada has shown. Canada’s central bank, stock-exchange operator TMX Group Ltd. and the nation’s payments system used the distributed ledger technology, or DLT, to clear and settle securities on an integrated platform as …

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Crypto Prices Fall; China Watchdog Looks to Regulate Blockchain

Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices were slightly lower on Monday as China moved to regulate blockchain companies. Bitcoin was down 1.48% to $6,537.60 on the Bitfinex exchange, as of 9:17 AM ET (13:17 GMT). Cryptocurrencies overall were steady with the total coin market capitalization at $210 billion at the time of …

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Bitcoin Bulls Must Push Price Past $6.8K to Win Control

Bitcoin (BTC) has flat-lined after creating a bullish pattern last week, and now only a move above $6,800 would put the bulls in a commanding position, according to technical charts. Stepping back, the leading cryptocurrency clocked a four-week high of $6,810 on Coinbase last Monday before ending the week (Sunday’s …

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FATF to Publish First Rules for Crypto Regulation Next Year

Investing.com – Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrency prices were little changed on Monday. Reports that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will publish its first rules for cryptocurrency regulation by June 2019 took center stage. Bitcoin inched up 0.1% to $6,602.6 by 1:40 AM ET (05:40GMT) on the Bitifinex exchange, Ethereum fell 0.4% to $208.5 and Litecoin was …

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Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)

Ofir Beigel is the general manager of 99 Bitcoins, an informational site for newcomers to the space. In November 2015, I started operating 99Bitcoins’ faucet. Almost three years later, on Oct. 8, I shut it down. Throughout its history, the faucet paid out over 12.795 bitcoins to its users. Here’s …

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