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Lisk lights up the markets amid crypto selloff

James Levenson · February 1, 2018 · 1:01 am After what can only be described as a rotten day in crypto land things have perked up a little during the Asian trading session this morning. Bitcoin is still lulling around the $10-11k area and most other altcoins have made some small gains on yesterday’s losses. […]

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BitPay Bitcoin Wallet Review: Copay

Warning: There is an apparent problem with Copay that has led to multiple reports of missing funds. The wallet should be considered insecure until this issue is resolved. See the end of this article for more details.   Atlanta-based BitPay was founded as a cryptocurrency payment service in 2011. At a time when many businesses […]

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What Is KuCoin Shares? – The Merkle

Altcoin exchanges have been a hot topic recently. Top exchanges earned tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars in 2017, despite users of virtually all exchanges running into frequent and significant problems. Such a huge market, combined with the lackluster nature of top providers, creates a prime opportunity for new exchanges to enter the market and potentially […]

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NIST Paper Claims Bitcoin Cash Is “Technically” the Real Bitcoin – The Merkle

The different opinions on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash have been well-documented across various media channels. Most people remain confident Bitcoin is the main chain, but a lot of BCH fans think things are the other way around. A new draft paper from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology claims that Bitcoin Cash is indeed the […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Japan Gets Goxxed and Iota Gets Into a Tangle

News For the first time in forever, this week in bitcoin was strangely subdued. No major price movements, no regulatory crackdowns and no Tether collapse. Iota got into a bit of a pickle and then blamed everyone else, as Iota is apt to do, but that’s all. Everything was uneventfully ticking over, right up until […]

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BitPay’s E-Commerce Plugins Now Support Bitcoin Cash Payments – The Merkle

Allowing more companies and retailers to accept cryptocurrency payments will not be easy. In fact, it has been rather problematic over the past few years. Payment processors such as BitPay aim to contribute in this regard by releasing convenient plugins for WooCommerce, PrestaShop, and others. These plugins have now received an update which allows users to […]

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Ethereum Price Surpasses $1.225 as new All-time High is Just $100 Away – The Merkle

A lot of people have been keeping an eye on Ethereum over the past few months. Ever since this altcoin surpassed a value of $1,000, the expectations have risen even higher. Right now, we are looking at an Ethereum price of nearly $1,3000, which is rather close to the previous all-time high. It will only […]

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NEO Price Inches Closer to $150 as Positive Momentum Returns – The Merkle

All cryptocurrencies remain in the green for the being. That in itself is rather remarkable in its own way, especially when considering how the weekend is usually a period during which we see far more volatility. The NEO price is slowly approaching the $150 mark once again, which indicates there is strong momentum in place. […]

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NEM Price Returns to $1 as Coincheck Hack is Shrugged off – The Merkle

Even though NEM was the targeted currency during the Coincheck hack, it seems the price isn’t budging all that much. Yesterday, it seemed the NEM price would see a massive drop, but the market has recovered quite nicely. As of right now, the NEM price is above $1 once again thanks to a strong 18.82% […]

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Australian Gold Refinery Announces Plan to Develop Cryptocurrency

Altcoins Perth Mint, Australia’s largest gold refiner, has announced plans for the development a cryptocurrency backed by physical gold. If successful in developing the altcoin, it will join a long list of virtual currencies seeking to entice cryptocurrency investors to experiment with commodity-backed virtual currencies, including Venezuela’s soon to be launched ‘petro’. Also Read: Venezuela Considers […]

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