Month: October 2018

Advertisement Twitter Facebook Over the past several weeks, the bitcoin price has been uncharacteristically stable, even as equities have lost their footing and the global stock market has flirted with corrective territory. Tom Lee, the founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and one of Wall Street’s most well-known bitcoin bulls, said that he was pleasantly surprised
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Dan Held is the founder of crypto portfolio service Picks & Shovels. He previously founded data service ZeroBlock, which sold to Blockchain, and served as VP of product at ChangeTip.  This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. Introduction In my last article, “Soil,” I covered the
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The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has teamed up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing. The two firms are exploring the development of a blockchain-powered platform for HKEX’s Northbound Stock Connect program, a spokesperson for HKEX told CoinDesk. The news comes after HKEX revealed in March that it
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Bitcoin’s monthly close today may reveal the cryptocurrency’s directional bias after a long period of low volatility. Notably, things may get tougher for BTC if prices fail to defend the 21-month exponential moving average (EMA), currently at $6,108, as the EMA has been acting as a strong support since June. This is evident from the
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Richard Gendal Brown is CTO at R3.  This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. There is a phenomenon in anthropology called the “Cargo Cult.” It was first observed in Melanesia in the late 19th century and most famously chronicled after World War II when remote Pacific
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A cryptocurrency ticker application called CoinTicker appears to be installing two backdoors on Apple Macs, cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes warned Monday. The app downloads and installs parts of two different pieces of malware – EvilOSX and EggShell – both of which are backdoor applications that can be used to log keystrokes, steal data or execute certain commands. Malwarebytes
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Ledger, the hardware cryptocurrency wallet maker, plans to add support soon for more stablecoins, including expanding tether (USDT)’s usability across all its products and services, executives said. Currently, the company supports tether for its two handheld storage products, the Ledger Nano and Ledger Blue, but it intends to add the U.S. dollar-linked cryptocurrency to its
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A US citizen from California has just pled guilty in federal court for operating an “unlicensed money business” selling Bitcoin (BTC), called LocalBitcoins.com. The Department of Justice (DoJ) released a press release about the case yesterday, October 29th. Unlicensed Bitcoin (BTC) Sales Jacob Burrell Campos has admitted to selling “hundreds of thousands” of dollars in Bitcoin
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