Posted Date: January 16, 2019
One of the Cashshuffle development team contributors, Josh Ellithorpe, revealed on Jan. 14 that the BCH-focused privacy shuffling protocol is near completion. The developers are planning to run a security audit on the code and have launched a fundraiser on the Bitbacker.io platform to help secure funding for the audit. Also read: Crypto Luminary Impersonation Scammers […] The post Cashshuffle Developer Says Privacy Project Nears Completion appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 16, 2019
The grassroots yellow vest movement in France has been participating in protests for weeks on end. Just recently, high profile yellow vest members have been promoting a “bank run” on financial institutions and automated teller machines in Paris. According to reports, the scheduled bank run began in phases, the first of which started on Jan. […] The post French ATM Glitches and Bank Closures Reported After Scheduled Bank Run appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 16, 2019
On Jan. 8, the World Trade Organization (WTO) published a dispute settlement request that was filed by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela with regards to executive orders and sanctions maintained by the United States that target Venezuela and the nation’s cryptocurrency, the petro. The document was filed with the WTO on Dec. 28. Also Read: Malaysia […] The post Venezuela Files Complaint With WTO Regarding US Sanctions Targeting Petro appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 16, 2019
Over the last two years, as cryptocurrencies gained mainstream attention, scammers have become far more prevalent. One particular social media scam that can be found on prominent websites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram is the impersonation of well-known crypto industry executives and blockchain luminaries. Unfortunately even a verified account means nothing these days and these […] The post Crypto Luminary Impersonation Scammers on Social Media Raked in Millions in 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 16, 2019
The St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve bank has published a report seeking to examine the long-term prospects of BTC as an investment. The paper is highly critical of bullish outlooks for bitcoin, asserting that a “flood” of altcoins will deflate the price of all cryptocurrencies relative to fiat currencies over time. Also Read: Marshall […] The post St. Louis Federal Reserve Predicts ‘Flood’ of Altcoins Will Drive Down BTC Prices appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 15, 2019
Technical analysis (TA) has been used to trade crypto since its inception. Traders claim that through careful analysis of historical data and focus on price, volume, and related indicators it is possible to identify patterns and predict outcomes. Here are a number of key indicators and mechanics commonly used for trading crypto.  Also read: Everything You Need […] The post Analysis: Using Technical Indicators to Trade Crypto in 2019 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 15, 2019
In today’s roundup of crypto chatter, Andreas Antonopoulos explains rolling checkpoints and how consensus is achieved between miners, developers, exchanges, merchants, and wallets. Chris DeRose believes new Bitcoin pundits are toxic compared to the old ones. Also, Tone Vays defends Jimmy Song’s position on using credit cards over bitcoin.   Also read: Hash Wars: A Successful BCH […] The post Chatter Report: Antonopoulos on Rolling Checkpoints, Vays Defends Song’s Stance on Credit Cards appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 15, 2019
In today’s edition of The Daily, we cover a number of stories that show how the cryptocurrency ecosystem is evolving to become more inviting to institutional investors. Bittrex exchange opens an OTC trading desk, Bakkt “acquihires” a futures compliance team, and Swiss investment bank Vontobel launches a custody solution. Also Read: Bitwise Asset Management Files […] The post The Daily: Bittrex Opens OTC Desk, Bakkt Acquires Futures Team appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 15, 2019
The National Revenue Agency of Bulgaria is preparing to conduct inspections on cryptocurrency trading platforms and their customers. The authority wants to make sure that both are fulfilling their obligations under the country’s tax and social security laws. Also read: Denmark’s Tax Agency to Collect Information About Bitcoin Traders Nine Crypto Companies Subjected to ‘Control […] The post Bulgarian Tax Authority to Inspect Crypto Exchanges and Traders appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: January 15, 2019
Malaysia’s finance minister has announced that the order to regulate cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings as securities has come into force. Crypto service providers and exchanges are required to obtain authorization from the country’s Securities Commission, which will work with the central bank to ensure compliance. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls […] The post Malaysia Starts Regulating Cryptocurrencies Today appeared first on Bitcoin News.