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Here’s How Much ‘Bitcoin Twitter’ Loves Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

If hashtags were votes, Yang would have already won.
Mar 22, 2019 at 17:01David Canellis
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Report Claims Bitcoin and Altcoin Correlation Slowly Fading, Could This be a Sign of a Maturing Market?

The volatile price action in the crypto markets over the past year and a half has proved to investors that despite each major altcoin having (mostly) unique features and use-cases, their prices are still extremely influenced by the overall market price action, and especially that of Bitcoin.
Mar 22, 2019 at 13:21Cole Petersen
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Bitmain Set to Deploy $80 Million Worth of Bitcoin Miners, Sources Say

Bitmain is planning to deploy 200,000 units of its own mining equipment in China to take advantage of cheap hydroelectric power this summer.
Mar 22, 2019 at 10:28Wolfie Zhao
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CBOE Announces Discontinuation of Bitcoin Futures; CNBC Contributor Says BTC Already Hit Bottom

CBOE, a major US exchange, announced that it will halt Bitcoin futures once its current contract expires in June 2019.
Mar 21, 2019 at 15:54Biraajmaan Tamuly
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Key Bitcoin (BTC) Investors Join Hands: Morgan Creek Funds Ikigai

By and large, 2018 hasn’t been kind to crypto startups.
Mar 21, 2019 at 15:01Nick Chong
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Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels

Lightning Labs has released a new feature aimed at improving the usability of the lightning network, a bitcoin payment channel technology aimed at scaling the cryptocurrency.
Mar 21, 2019 at 13:18Christine Kim
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New Documents Published In Mt. Gox’s Second Creditors Meeting, Revealing $623 Million Balance

Nearly everybody in cryptocurrency knows the story of Mt. Gox. As the exchange went down in flames in 2014, investors saw the loss of $450 million in their own funds, which was approximately 850,000 BTC.
Mar 21, 2019 at 11:34Krystle M
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Theranos Documentary Introduces World to Tim Draper's Bitcoin Tie

The new Theranos documentary saw billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper become the latest Bitcoin figure to take the cryptocurrency to mainstream consumer culture – accidentally.
Mar 21, 2019 at 09:44Esther Kim
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Crypto Analyst: As Bitcoin Staring Down A Barrel, BTC Needs To Break $4,200

Per prominent analyst Crypto Rand, Bitcoin (BTC) is entering “do or die” time. In a recent post, Rand drew attention to a “yearly downtrend channel resistance,” which began in April 2018, and has depressed BTC each time it has tried to foray higher.
Mar 20, 2019 at 18:49Nick Chong
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Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50%

Bitcoin’s dominance rate, or its share of the total cryptocurrency market, is on the verge of falling below 50 percent for the first time in over seven months.
Mar 20, 2019 at 15:45Sam Ouimet
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Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay

Avnet, one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting cryptocurrency payments through a partnership with blockchain payments processor BitPay.
Mar 20, 2019 at 14:48Yogita Khatri
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Venezuela: Maduro Administration Targets Bitcoin Remittance

The Venezuela government is reportedly making a move towards collecting fees on Bitcoin remittance payments in the country.
Mar 20, 2019 at 13:56Osato Avan-Nomayo
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Searches for “Buy Bitcoin” Spike (Even When the Price is Crashing)

Comparing Bitcoin’s price over the past year with Google’s search trend tracking for “buy Bitcoin” reveals an interesting pattern: searches for “buy Bitcoin” tend to spike around major price movements, even when those movements are crashes in Bitcoin’s price.
Mar 20, 2019 at 13:12Charlie Custer
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Hacker Selling 26M Stolen User Records in Exchange for $5,000 Worth of Bitcoin

A hacker by the name of Gnosticplayers is trying to sell more than 26 million user records on the dark web in exchange for $5,000 worth of Bitcoin (1.2431 BTC).
Mar 20, 2019 at 10:12Yessi Bello Perez
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New Bitmain Z11 Antminer Comes With Pledge to Preserve Values of Zcash

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has released a new version of its Antminer Z series machines for Equihash algorithm coins, the company confirmed in a blog post on March 19.
Mar 19, 2019 at 17:12William Suberg
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Bitcoin Price Has Just a 5% Chance to Hit $10,000 in Next 6 Months

The chances of the bitcoin price reaching five figures within the next six months are growing slimmer by the day.
Mar 19, 2019 at 15:01Mark Emem
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When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

More than six months since Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) revealed its vision for Bakkt, the hotly anticipated bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.
Mar 19, 2019 at 13:48Nikhilesh De
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Bitcoin ETF: SEC Receives 84% Negative Feedback on Application

The SEC received just seven comment letters from the public in response to a solicitation for feedback it had requested in February 2019. Of those, six urged the agency to reject the application.
Mar 19, 2019 at 10:46Samantha Chang
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Former Mt. Gox CEO’s Fate Was Sealed, Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison

Mark Karpelès, former CEO of defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been found guilty of tampering with financial records.
Mar 15, 2019 at 17:27Maud Gu
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SEC Chairman Highlights Investor Protection in Regard to Bitcoin ETF

United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton is still concerned about investor protection when it comes to the commission approving a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF).
Mar 15, 2019 at 16:07Helen Partz