Montreal Bitcoin News

Drug Dealer Fights to Prevent Canadian Police From Forfeiting His BTC

A Canadian online drug dealer, snared by an undercover police agent on the dark web, is pleading to be allowed to keep half of the 288 bitcoins that police seized from him as proceeds of crime. With prosecutors seeking a … Continue reading

Interview With Crypto ‘Optimist’ Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Still 50 Percent Undervalued

CNBC’s Brian Kelly outlook on crypto in 2019, Bitcoin ETF in 2020, and inevitable recession. This interview has been edited and condensed.The author of the “The Bitcoin Big Bang — How Alternative Currencies Are About to Change the World,” Brian … Continue reading

How the Marshall Islands Envisions Its National Digital Currency Dubbed ‘Sovereign’

The SOV team revealed that it had made “significant progress in finding partners, investors, and developers” to realize the project, and aims to launch SOV in 2019. On Jan. 10, 2019, the team behind a national cryptocurrency for the Republic … Continue reading

Crypto Tidbits: Meet JP Morgan Coin, SEC Drops Bitcoin ETF Application – newsBTC

Crypto Tidbits: Meet JP Morgan Coin, SEC Drops Bitcoin ETF Application  newsBTCCrypto Tidbits: JP Morgan launches crypto asset based on Ethereum-like chain, SEC requests upstart to pull Bitcoin ETF application. Powered by WPeMatico

Markets Update: Crypto Traders Still Uncertain After a Week of Consolidation

Cryptocurrency markets are once again riding a long period of consolidation as the last seven days has failed to show any meaningful moves. During our last markets update, digital asset values spiked considerably, gaining billions in one hour on Feb. … Continue reading

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap are seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day. Saturday, Feb. 16: Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins … Continue reading

4 Bitcoin Trends Likely to Dominate 2019 – Bitcoinist

4 Bitcoin Trends Likely to Dominate 2019  BitcoinistNow is the time when people typically start assessing what the year ahead is likely to bring for various topics and industries. Bitcoin is no different. Now is the … Powered by WPeMatico

Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Trojan Horse for Bitcoin

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and Bitcoin could scarcely be more different. One is permissioned, the other permissionless; one centralized, the other decentralized; one is censorable, the other censorship-resistant. Despite their dissimilarities, CBDCs might just be the best driver yet … Continue reading

ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter outlining the benefits of introducing regulated Ethereum futures contracts. Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the … Continue reading

Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Rumors New Constantinople Feature Allows Attack Vector

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin has denied that a new Constantinople smart contract creation feature will have negative security implications for the network. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other core devs have dismissed allegations that a new smart contract creation feature … Continue reading