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Weiss Ratings 2019 Prediction: Bitcoin Will Reach a New All-Time High

A new year means more speculative cryptocurrency predictions. Many predictions last year didn’t envisage the enormous bear market that characterized the year, with Bitcoin dropping more than 80 percent. Weiss Ratings has published its outlook for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in 2019. Increased Adoption and New ATH for Bitcoin According to Weiss Ratings, 2019 will […]

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144 ICOs Launched During 2017 Failed Last Year

Altcoins Coinopsy, a website that maintains an active catalog of “dead” cryptocurrencies, currently estimates that 264 altcoins failed to survive the 2018 bear market. Of the projects that did not survive to see 2019, more than half were launched in 2017 through an initial coin offering (ICO). Also Read: Last Year’s Altcoin Army Have Become This […]

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BCH-Based Openswap Client Will Feature Trustless Atomic Swaps

Technology & Security On Friday, Dec. 14, Bitcoin Cash developer Mark Lundeberg announced his new project Openswap, a fork of the Electron Cash client that features atomic swap functionality. Lundeberg’s been working on the Openswap software for months and the tool can perform swaps between bitcoin cash (BCH) and BTC in a trustless fashion. Also […]

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Bitcoin Social Media Celebrates Reddit Sub r/Bitcoin 1M Subscribers

The Bitcoin forum of social media platform Reddit is celebrating a milestone of its own December 2 after gaining its one-millionth subscriber. u/CryptoBull007 Clinches Coveted Title While there remains little cause for celebration among the Bitcoin community in the ongoing 2018 bear market, growth in one sector of its economy is undeniable: the r/Bitcoin subreddit. […]

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The Daily: Kanye Teaches Opsec, Crypto Foes Joins Forces

News The last 24 hours has been one of those all-too-rare periods in which the cryptosphere unites against a shared enemy. We’ll detail who in The Daily, right after we’ve discussed blockchain spam, Blockfolio’s new funding round, and how we learned an opsec lesson from Kanye West. Also read: Bitcoiners Shoot Down Roubini’s US Senate Testimony […]

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The Daily: Bitcoin’s Low Volatility and High Liquidity, PwC Backs Stablecoin

The Daily To kick-start the new week, we bring you news of bitcoin hitting a record low — for volatility, not price. There’s also been an altcoin breakout ahead of an impending Coinbase listing, a new metric for ranking cryptocurrencies and an obligatory new stablecoin story. It’s all covered in Monday’s edition of The Daily. […]

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Bitcoin Will Thrive When Naysayers Like Warren Buffett Will Be ‘Pile of Dust’

The opinions of billionaire Bitcoin naysayers Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger will be obsolete in 20 years as both will be “a pile of dust” and Bitcoin will endure. Generational Differences That was the conclusion drawn by research this week about the huge differences between the older and younger generation when it comes to the […]

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Securing a Major Exchange Listing Is No Guarantee of Success

Exchanges It is widely assumed that securing listing on a major cryptocurrency exchange will ensure an altcoin’s long-term success. Many ICO buyers and project leaders believe this to be pivotal in determining their token’s fate. A look at the demand for less popular tokens on major exchanges, however, reveals this notion to be false. Also […]

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