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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


In the Daily: Cryptocurrency Payments, Nvidia Losses, Suspended CFD

In the first edition of The Daily this weekend, we focus on a study estimating that 13 percent of people have used digital coins for payments. We also look at the latest financial report from Nvidia indicating losses due to … Continue reading


Ordinary Stablecoin or XRP Killer? What We Know About JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan Chase is launching its own cryptocurrency in a first for U.S. banking. On Feb. 14, United States banking behemoth JPMorgan Chase announced its own cryptocurrency. Significantly, it is the first time a major U.S. bank has tapped into digital … Continue reading


Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Reports 450,000 Users Affected by Data Breach

Israel-based crypto brokerage Coinmama has suffered a major data breach affecting 450,000 of its users. Israel-based crypto brokerage Coinmama — which allows users to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) using a credit card — has suffered a major data … Continue reading


Bitcoin Is… Bitcoin Just Is What?

What is bitcoin? 40 experts show that 10 years later, it’s still a question with a variety of answers. Powered by WPeMatico


Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange

Liberstad has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform. Liberstad — a private, anarcho-capitalist city in Norway — has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform as its official medium of exchange, according to … Continue reading


Maker’s MKR Crypto Outperforms in February with 37% Gains

Ethereum-based cryptocurrency Maker is outperforming the broader markets with a 37 percent gain on a month-to-date basis. Powered by WPeMatico