Archive for January 12th, 2020

Bitcoin Breakout Hopes, Telegram Trial, Binance Donation: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 6–12

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Bitcoin Breakout Hopes, Telegram Trial, Binance Donation: Hodler’s Digest, Jan. 6–12

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin on the verge of breaking seven-month downtrend It’s been […]

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ASIC mining contributes to Bitcoin’s robust system of immutability and security

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ASIC mining contributes to Bitcoin’s robust system of immutability and security

With the advent of Bitcoin came industries that were never foreseen, and one of the prominent ones is the mining industry. Undermining Satoshi Nakamoto’s rule of ‘one CPU, one vote,’ the mining of the largest cryptocurrency has been completely overtaken by ASIC miners. Since its inception, there has been a divided sentiment surrounding whether ASIC […]

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Is Chainlink Outperforming Bitcoin?

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Is Chainlink Outperforming Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, for the most part, has been rather bullish during the start of the new year, but there’s one cryptocurrency – Chain Link – that some sources say is doing much better. Chain Link Is Doing Quite Well Bitcoin initially began the year over $7,000. It later fell back into the $6,000 range (albeit briefly) […]

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Cointext CTO Vin Armani Talks Content, Reveals the ‘Real’ Bitcoin in New Video

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Cointext CTO Vin Armani Talks Content, Reveals the ‘Real’ Bitcoin in New Video

Cointext CTO Vin Armani has a lot to say. The multi-faceted content creator, voluntaryist philosopher, and developer in the Bitcoin Cash community crafts thought-provoking crypto content. Whether dissecting the ‘gym friend’ meme in the context of grounded masculinity, or addressing the roots of tribalism and which chain is the true Bitcoin, Armani’s collaboration with video […]

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Institutional and Retail Bitcoin Futures Demand Continues to Climb

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Institutional and Retail Bitcoin Futures Demand Continues to Climb

2019 saw significant bitcoin derivatives action from firms like CME Group and Bakkt. This year, demand for CME’s bitcoin futures remains strong and the firm’s options products may be available this week. Additionally, Bakkt’s physically-delivered bitcoin futures have consistently seen growth in daily volumes and open interest in 2020. Despite the growth, institutional futures have […]

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Ripple Consolidates Above $0.21 As Bitcoin Fails To Reclaim $8,300: XRP Price Analysis

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Ripple Consolidates Above $0.21 As Bitcoin Fails To Reclaim $8,300: XRP Price Analysis

XRP continues to hold strong as it trades sideways along with the $0.21 level. Against BTC, it managed to climb back above the 2600 SAT level but the bulls look pretty weak. The RSI remains above the 50 level which shows that the momentum remains in the hands of the bulls at this moment in […]

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US and European Regulators Say Crypto a Priority This Year

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US and European Regulators Say Crypto a Priority This Year

Several regulators in the U.S. and Europe have made cryptocurrency among their top priorities this year. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s compliance office and the European Securities and Markets Authority, in collaboration with other regulators, have outlined their plans to focus on crypto oversight. Further, China’s central bank has made digital currency a priority. Also […]

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Bitcoin And Everything It Has Done For The World So Far

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Bitcoin And Everything It Has Done For The World So Far

Bitcoin had a quiet start 11 years ago but since then has implemented serious innovations within the financial world and has managed to leave a definitive mark. While some people debate over the incredible investment returns it has delivered over the past decade, the largest cryptocurrency also managed to disrupt the whole financial sector. Let’s […]

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PwC Switzerland Partners Smart Contract Auditing Team ChainSecurity

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PwC Switzerland Partners Smart Contract Auditing Team ChainSecurity

Smart contract auditing team ChainSecurity partnered with the Swiss branch of Big Four auditing firm PwC to enhance the services the global auditor provides. In an email sent to Cointelegraph, a PwC spokesperson explained that no acquisition took place and multiple ChainSecurity teams joined the firm.  Hand in hand According to a press release published […]

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Bitcoin Or Fiat: Which One Is Used More For Illegal Activities?

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Bitcoin Or Fiat: Which One Is Used More For Illegal Activities?

Cryptocurrencies and illegal activities are often mentioned in the same sentence, especially by those who don’t support the idea of digital assets. Their anonymous nature leaves room for attacks that they are mostly used for similar transactions, but some reports might bring more light to the case. With this said, let’s find out whether or […]

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