Archive for January 2nd, 2020

Another Year of Highs and Lows for Crypto

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Another Year of Highs and Lows for Crypto

2019 may not go down as a year of breathtaking highs for cryptocurrency markets, but major strides have been made for mass adoption of digital payments and blockchain technology. A quick look at major headlines over the past 12 months highlight the shortcomings of the sector as well as the potential for cryptocurrencies to completely […]

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These Two Cryptocurrencies Record All-Time High Hash Rates

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These Two Cryptocurrencies Record All-Time High Hash Rates

New year. Same Bitcoin. New energy from the miners. Bitcoin just hit an all-time high hash rate nearing 120 Exahashes in the past 24 hours as miners FOMO sets in only 48 hours into the new year. Could this signal a possible miner accumulation leading to the halving in May 2020? Bitcoin hash rate hits […]

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Was Youtube’s Christmas Crypto Purge Illegal?

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Was Youtube’s Christmas Crypto Purge Illegal?

This article considers the legal implications of Youtube’s notorious purge of crypto channels on Christmas Eve. What legal context induces Youtube and other social media giants to operate as they do? The article does not explore whether it is morally proper to terminate a contract without cause or explanation and to threaten people’s livelihoods; it […]

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Bitcoin’s 2nd Proof-of-Keys event: All eyes on exchanges’ readiness

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Bitcoin’s 2nd Proof-of-Keys event: All eyes on exchanges’ readiness

Not your keys, not your coins Let the meaning sink in… It’s the most popular adage in the crypto-community. This mantra is echoed time and again or each time an exchange gets compromised! Just like Satoshi Nakamoto, Trace Mayer ignited the Proof-of-Keys [PoK] revolution on January 03, 2018. To the people outside looking in, the […]

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Ledger Wallet User Allegedly Lost $16K to Malicious Browser Extension

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Ledger Wallet User Allegedly Lost $16K to Malicious Browser Extension

Twitter user and software architect WizardofAus (@BTCSchellingPt) has warned cryptocurrency holders against a Chrome extension for Ledger crypto wallets that allegedly contains malware. In a tweet posted on Jan 2., WizardofAus claimed that: “Malware Chrome extension alert. If you have “Ledger Secure” installed – REMOVE IT. The @ChromeExtension “Ledger Secure” contains malware that passes your […]

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Google Restores Metamask App After Community Uproar

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Google Restores Metamask App After Community Uproar

Similar to how it’s restored some crypto Youtube channels after a lot of pushback from the crypto community, Google has now restored Metamask to the Play Store. Either the tech giant is sensitive to claims of hurting innovation and competition or it is simply not ready yet to enforce a ban on dapp browsers, as […]

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Why Nick Szabo Probably Isn’t Satoshi

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Why Nick Szabo Probably Isn’t Satoshi

Search online for ‘possible creators of Bitcoin’ and Bit Gold creator Nick Szabo will always appear near the top of the list. His long history in the cypherpunk space, his writings on money, digital cash, and smart contracts, and some facts about his past have often been used to create a compelling picture that he […]

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South Korea Won’t Tax Cryptocurrency Profits, For Now

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South Korea Won’t Tax Cryptocurrency Profits, For Now

Good news for cryptocurrency traders in South Korea as profit generated from crypto trading will not be subjected to tax, according to a recent announcement from the country’s Ministry of Finance and Strategy. The Ministry clarified that the current tax law does not consider crypto trading gains as taxable income; thus, Korean crypto traders are […]

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Ethereum Price Analysis: At $130, ETH Is At A Crossroad, Will The Bulls Finally Wake Up?

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Ethereum Price Analysis: At $130, ETH Is At A Crossroad, Will The Bulls Finally Wake Up?

Ethereum has seen a small 3% price increase over the past 7 days as it trades at the $130 level. Against BTC, ETH still is struggling to break above the resistance at 0.01820 BTC. Ethereum must break above $135 to turn bullish. Key Support & Resistance Levels ETH/USD Support:  $128, $120, $118. Resistance: $133.50, $145, […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Unlikely to Drop Below $6,400 Going Forward: Analyst

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Unlikely to Drop Below $6,400 Going Forward: Analyst

Evidently, cryptocurrency analysts are all over the map with their Bitcoin price predictions. While some are optimistic, expecting prices to soar to $1 million others forecast doom. Bitcoin halving is scheduled for May 2020. However, if Bitcoin forecasts are based on Logarithmic Growth curves, bulls are firmly in control. Based on an analysis of one […]

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