Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach

After staging a recovery earlier this week, cryptocurrencies were stuck in a holding pattern Friday afternoon. Bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) appeared to be in a period of consolidation where prices bounce around within a tight range, showing indecisiveness among traders.  Bitcoin and ether had both climbed by less than a percent. Notable performers on […]

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Investors Regained Confidence in Bitcoin Amid Price Recovery, Data Suggests

View A sudden bitcoin price crash similar to the one seen a few weeks ago now looks unlikely, with exchange deposits having dropped by over 30 percent in the last 12 days. The decline in the exchange deposits suggests investors have regained confidence in the long-term viability of bitcoin, according to analysis. A range breakdown […]

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UK Counties Warn of Bitcoin Scams Using Coronavirus as a Hook

U.K residents are being warned against scammers claiming to offer information on locals infected with coronavirus for payments in bitcoin. Local councils from the counties of Pembrokeshire, Manchester and Norfolk have issued warnings to local residents against scams using the COVID-19 outbreak to exploit fear and uncertainty through text messages and emails posing as an […]

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Bitcoin Price Falls After One-Hour Volume Spike

An hour of high-volume trading on Tuesday resulted in bitcoin (BTC) trading lower, giving back nearly half of the previous day’s gains. At around 3 p.m. ET (15:00 UTC), trading volume on cryptocurrency exchanges spiked as bitcoin prices jumped from $8,674 to $8,898, almost a percentage point, within one hour. Coinbase, for example, saw volume […]

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Craig Wright Doubles Down on Satoshi Claim, Says Bitcoin Core Infringes His ‘Database Rights’

The Australian entrepreneur who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin has suggested he might take legal action against the cryptocurrency’s developer team over claimed infringement of his intellectual property. In a blog post published last Thursday, Craig Wright said while forks of bitcoin would be allowed under the open-source MIT license under which bitcoin […]

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Is There Any Truth to the Tesla-Bitcoin Parallels?

Is there a bitcoin-Tesla connection? Are BTC and Tesla truly the world’s most “disruptive” technologies? Blockchain, not bitcoin. Thanks to a significant uptick in Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock since the start of 2020, a new narrative has emerged: Tesla stock is—apparently—the new bitcoin. But is there any truth to this beyond a trivial analytic link? The […]

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Stacking Fasts: Inside the Crypto Community’s New Diet Craze

It’s been 27 hours since my last meal and my body is starting to eat itself. Autophagy, literally self-eating, is the latest dietary trend in the crypto community. More commonly known as fasting, the idea is to abstain from ingesting food for a set amount of time, ranging anywhere from 24 hours to an entire […]

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Bitcoin’s Halving Captures Growing Interest – Among Google Searchers

Bitcoin traders are split on whether the cryptocurrency’s once-every-four-years “halving” will jolt prices toward 2017’s all-time-high near $20,000 or multiples of that. What’s clear is interest in the topic is surging on Google, according to a report from the Norwegian cryptocurrency analysis firm Arcane Research. The search engine’s Google Trends feature shows queries on the term […]

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