By CCN.com: This week in crypto saw several interesting developments as regard exchanges, exit scams, and at least one failed ICO-funded company in the form of Giga Watt. Crypto Media Clings to Story of Russian Government Buying Bitcoin, CCN Asks for Proof CCN started the week off by debunking a mythical impending “$ 10 billion Bitcoin
Blizzard (ATVI) has published the details of the upcoming 2019 competitive season for World of Warcraft, revealing that it is relying on fans to help fund both the 2019 Arena World Championship (AWC) and the rebranded Mythic Dungeon International (MDI). WoW Esports are back for 2019 and bigger than ever! We’ve got additions to both of our major programs, the AWC […]
Patreon has been making the case for censorship-resistant money increasingly apparent.
The platform allows members to contribute to artists or creators that they support. These contributions are made via standard payment methods like credit cards.
Over the past few months, there has been an increase in public outcry over multiple separate instances where Patreon has removed creators from its platform. BitPatron, a Bitcoin-friendly version of the website, has recently come to the surface as a possible alternative.
A Series of Bans
One of the first well-known bans dates back to August 2018 when James Allsup, a far-right political commentator, was banned from the funding platform.
In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.
Willy Woo, an independent crypto analyst with a notable following on Twitter, doesn’t believe that Bitcoin (BTC) has yet seen its bottom during this bear market. In a recent tweet, Woo revealed that he is currently tracking on-chain transaction volume volatility as an indicator. However, he believes the current data points to more pain ahead […]
Dota Auto Chess, a custom game mod for the popular MOBA game Dota 2, has quietly become one of the fastest growing games of 2019 after dropping on January 4. Dota Auto Chess is one of the fastest growing games in 2019 & the majority of the gaming industry have no idea it exists. A @DOTA2 custom […]
Halo 5: Guardians, the fifth installment in the main Master Chief storyline, is available for free for Xbox Live Gold users through the end of the weekend. Xbox Live Gold members can play Halo 5 for free today through Sunday as part of @Xbox Free Play Days. Jump in and join the Master Chief for […]
The Tron price (TRX) on Wednesday maintained its bullish momentum despite a watchful sentiment across other cryptocurrencies. The TRX/USD rate today peaked towards 0.0306, up 53% for the week after posting five consecutive daily buying sessions. On a 24-hour adjusted timeframe, the pair has posted a whopping 13.56% gain against the US dollar. The strong
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The Bitcoin price has surged by six percent on the day to $ 4,070, breaking out of the $ 4,000 mark comfortably for the first time since Christmas Eve. Bitcoin’s strength does not convince many traders of a big short-term bull rally. Could Bitcoin Engage in Bigger Rallies in January? With a 20 percent increase in its
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This time last year, altcoiners were jubilant at the soaring value of their respective cryptos, while gloating at BTC’s diminishing dominance. “Penny coins” such as Ripple, Iota, and Verge were rocketing, with fanboys decrying any media outlets that dared to “FUD” them. One year later, and most of those altcoiners have crawled back into the woodwork or returned to their first love – Bitcoin.
The TRON (TRX) network continues to grow at an impressive pace, hitting two milestones in the past week as the cryptocurrency market begins to show signs of life. First, as we previously reported, TRON reached 1 million network accounts last Sunday — 184 days after its mainnet went live. For comparison, it took Ethereum (ETH) 542 days after […]
Over the course of 2018, failing initial coin offerings that raised billions last year have continued to dominate the news cycle. Despite ethereum losing more than two thirds of its value, ICO projects have been liquidating massive amounts of ETH. ICO treasuries cashed out 433,000 ETH ($ 52.4M) in December, surpassing every other month this year.
Mark Dow, a trader who shorted Bitcoin (BTC) from its all-time high at $ 19,500 to $ 3,500, said that the dominant cryptocurrency could be in trouble if it does not escape the $ 5,000 to $ 6,000 range in the short-term. Dow, who made headlines earlier this month for exiting his short position on Bitcoin, said that the
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Begging in the Bitcoin world is nothing new. Go to any gambling site or even some exchange troll boxes, and you will find people asking for Bitcoin. Look at any Tweet by a major Bitcoin personality, and you will find people asking for Bitcoin. Go to any forum, Reddit related to cryptocurrency, or anything else
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The debate over President Trump’s border wall has unveiled new partisan dysfunction in Washington as the United States on Saturday faced its third government shutdown in a year. The partial shutdown, which risks extending into the holidays, presents fresh headaches for Wall Street following the worst weekly selloff in a decade. For cryptocurrency investors, the
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This is the second part of our December cover story. Click here for part 1.
Where 2017’s dizzying price highs embedded “hodl” into the public consciousness, 2018 was the year that “buidl” became a trend in the crypto-industry — and Bitcoin was no exception.
Anticipated in Bitcoin Magazine’s first cover story of the year, Bitcoin’s technological progress only accelerated in 2018. Improving Bitcoin from around the world, developers and entrepreneurs furthered Segregated Witness adoption, rolled out the Lightning Network, released privacy solutions, realized sidechains and made progress on a Schnorr signature solution — all of which were still around the corner only a year ago.
For a markedly bearish year, 2018 turns out to have been pretty good for the spread of cryptocurrency teller machines. The number of bitcoin ATMs around the world has approximately doubled in the past 12 months. More than 4,000 devices in almost 80 countries are now exchanging fiat money for digital coins.
Last January, when Bitcoin (BTC) was trading near all-time highs, veteran technical trader Peter Brandt called for an 80%+ retrace, suggesting a price target under $ 4,000. Days later, Bitcoin began the year-long downtrend that brought it to a low of $ 3,100. General TA rule — violation of parabolic advance leads to 80%+ decline in value. […]
Last month, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community was divided when the Bitcoin alternative underwent a hard fork to create Bitcoin Cash ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin Cash SV (BCHSV). While the controversial hard fork has resulted in significant value destruction for Bitcoin Cash, both in brand perception and price, the recent surge has helped BCH reclaim nearly $ 2 […]
This week, the valuation of the crypto market increased by $ 29 billion from $ 100 billion to $ 129 billion. Within a five-day span, led by the sudden increase in the Bitcoin price, the crypto market experienced a surge in its valuation by nearly 30 percent. Following the initial rally of Bitcoin (BTC) to $ 4,000, many technical