By CCN.com: The Mt. Gox trustee, who is in charge of distributing what remains of Mt. Gox’s assets to claimants, also known as “creditors,” put in for an extension on the filing deadline, which would have been today. The deadline has been extended about six months, to October 28th. Get your claims in by October 2019 The trustee posted a note to the Mt. Gox website yesterday stating that there are too many claims in various stages of dispute for a final decision to be reasonably reached based on current filings. They said, in part: A large amount of rehabilitation
Andreas Antonopoulos, the author of Mastering Bitcoin and a well-known Bitcoin proponent, spoke about Bitcoin dust, during his latest Q&A session on YouTube. The author also spoke about whether it was bad for Bitcoin owners or the network in the long run and whether it could be avoided. Antonopoulos explained that Bitcoin dust was the […]
Saudi British Bank (SAAB), which is majority owned by financial giant HSBC, has officially launched an instant-cross border payment system powered by Ripple. The Indian Rupee is the first currency to be made available on the platform. The bank’s deputy managing director of corporate and institutional banking, Majed Najm, says the implementation is a big […]
By CCN.com: An official from an investor watchdog group in India likened cryptocurrencies to a Ponzi scheme, and voiced his support for them to be banned to protect investors. Anurag Agarwal, chief executive officer of the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority, made the comments Friday, according to local reports. He is also the Joint Secretary of Ministry of Corporate Affairs for the Government of India. His support comes as the country’s lawmakers are drafting a bill that would put the death nail in the coffin of cryptos like Bitcoin from being allowed there. Ongoing concerns Despite cryptocurrencies gaining in
Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, fell considerably after news pertaining to Bitfinex, a leading cryptocurrency exchange and Tether [USDT], the largest stablecoin by market cap, broke out. Bitcoin lost around $400 within a few minutes, resulting in a domino effect that pulled down the prices of other cryptocurrencies as well. A report […]
Origin Kebabs, an Ozzie favorite fast food chain, is now accepting bitcoin payments and even support lightning payments. But will people really want to use their digital gold to buy kebabs? The Dutch Proved That Bitcoin Is for HODLing Despite forming its first golden cross since its 2015 bottom, Bitcoin may not be out of the woods yet. However, it’s certainly piquing interest again and is more popular than Elon Musk and SpaceX combined, according
Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is back at it again with his relentless attempts to convince institutions, high net-worth individuals, and the public at large to delve into cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin (BTC). As many on Crypto Twitter would say, Pomp it! Wealthy Families Listen In On Bitcoin Presentation Thursday did see the cryptocurrency market hit by news...
By CCN: The Dow slumped into Friday’s trading session, as the stock market failed to push even further into record territory. However, key DJIA component Disney could receive a Thanos-sized boost from “Avengers: Endgame,” which is already smashing records and could target a $1 billion global opening. Dow Slumps But Bullish GDP Rescues Index from Collapse The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped at the opening bell, and by 9:52 am ET the stock market bellwether had lost 37.48 points or 0.14 percent to trade at 26,424.60. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also declined, dropping 0.11 percent and 0.14 percent, respectively.
Ripple is making progress in extending its services across the world and according to recent reports, Ripple is bridging the gap between India and Saudi Arabia with a new, fast, and cost-effective remittance corridor with Saudi British Bank [SABB]. Ripple’s Managing Director for South East Asia and MENA, Navin Gupta, made the announcement through his […]
What many thought would never happen did on Thursday. Just days after Tether Limited, the company behind the USDT stablecoin, minted $300 million worth of its crypto asset, reports revealed that its operator, iFinex, may be on thin ice. It was claimed that prominent Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Bitfinex was unable to keep up with customer...
Nike just may introduce cryptocurrency to millions of athletes and sports fans around the globe. The world’s largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel has filed a trademark application for “Cryptokicks” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The application suggests that Nike is entering the cryptocurrency space and will be exploring several blockchain-related products and […]
By CCN.com: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a megalomaniac who’s launching blockchain and cryptocurrency projects in order to squeeze crypto companies out of the dominance he eventually wants to assert over the space. That’s the opinion of Binance CFO Wei Zhou. Misguided bitcoin evangelists have been heaping praise on Facebook for experimenting with blockchain and for saying it might launch its own digital currency. They believe that having a massive multinational conglomerate like Facebook test out use cases for blockchain is lending legitimacy to the nascent industry. However, Zhou — a former Harvard classmate of the Facebook chairman — says
The cryptocurrency market witnessed a significant drop today, with the collective market cap falling to $170.9 billion following the Bitfinex-Tether episode. At press time, Bitcoin [BTC] held a market cap of $93.60 billion and was priced at $5,298, registering a 24-hour trading volume of $17.92 billion. The largest crypto-asset on CoinMarketCap fell by 2.83% over the […]
By CCN.com: The military wing of Hamas, Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, is upping its crypto game by soliciting bitcoin in a bid to deter tracking. With its crowdfunding operation using cryptocurrencies having attracted undue attention, Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades is now generating a new digital wallet for every donation received. This is according to research conducted by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic and reported by Reuters. Previously, the group that’s classified as a terrorist organization by the EU and the United States used a single wallet. Researchers now say that this makes keeping track of the group’s crypto fundraising operation harder.
The trustee of defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has again extended the deadline for submitting and approving the rehabilitation plan to repay users. Trustee Blames ‘Large Amount’ Of Claims According to a translated statement, which appeared April 25, Nobuaki Kobayashi, Mt. Gox’s trustee in charge of the rehabilitation process says the new submission deadline is now October 28, 2019. The previous cut-off point was scheduled for Friday this week, but Kobayashi acknowledged that the volume
Bitcoin stakeholders in India are decrying the decision by the country’s central bank to exclude cryptocurrency-related businesses in its recently released regulatory sandbox for fintech firms. Meanwhile, reports have emerged that the government is looking to ban cryptocurrencies entirely. RBI Bent on Stifling Bitcoin Growth in India Speaking to BusinessLine, Nischal Shetty, CEO of WazirX – an Indian peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto exchange, said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was being unfair to cryptocurrency businesses.
Bitfinex has withdrawn around 17,000 bitcoins from its wallet as part of a financial battle over missing funds worth $850 million. $165M Leaves Bitfinex Wallet As Twitter transaction monitoring account Whale Alert confirmed April 26, BTC funds worth around $90 million left Bitfinex’s wallet for an unknown destination.
ETH price failed to stay above the $158 and the $160 support levels against the US Dollar. Tether drama sparked a strong declined below the $155 and $150 support levels. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is intact with resistance near $162 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is...
The New York Attorney General Letitia James announced yesterday that she obtained a court order against iFinex Inc., the operator of the popular cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin issuer Tether Limited. Today, Bitfinex has published a post on its blog responding to the NYAG court filings saying that the order was “written in bad […]
By CCN.com: The Indian government is working on a draft bill that would impose an outright ban on cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, as reported by The Economic Times, in what would be the final blow to the future of crypto in the country. The government is all set to ban cryptocurrencies The publication reports that a draft of the “Banning of Cryptocurrencies and Regulation of Official Digital Currencies Bill 2019″ is currently bouncing between different government departments, all of whom are toeing the government’s line. The “Banning of Cryptocurrencies and Regulation of Official Digital Currencies Bill 2019″ draft has been
Bitcoin and Tether have been closely related since time immemorial, but the recent string of events pushed the price of Bitcoin down by 9% in about 3 hours. This has caused a domino effect, causing the price of other altcoins to fall as well. The New York State Attorney General is suing Bitfinex and the […]
By CCN.com: According to a Circle Research report, crypto hedge funds, private equity firms, and venture capitalists increased their holdings by almost 40% in the first quarter of this year. A massive quarter-over-quarter gain, the increases took place before the most recent “bull run,” which means that the same figure might see even larger gains for the second quarter and beyond. Whatever happens in the marketplace, it might be a stellar year for the crypto investment industry in its professional form. 5/ Total crypto fund holdings have increased in 2019. Across crypto hedge funds, venture capital firms, and private equity
Gab, the free speech-focused social network, made headlines again after Co-creator, Andrew Torba, announced plans to develop a new browser. The decision was made public after the company lost support from Google and Mozilla to host their upcoming ‘comments engine’ browser extension. Gab’s Dissenter plug-in, when live, allowed users to experience “free speech” discussions in […]
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