CategoryCryptocurrency

Craig Wright Roils Crypto Community, But Who Knows Satoshi Nakamoto?

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Craig Wright has been at crypto ground zero for a long time. He was an early suspect in the race to unmask the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin, who called themselves Satoshi Nakamoto. Craig Wright initially said he was Nakamoto, then denied it after the Australian Federal Police raided his home on a matter the AFP claims wasn’t connected to Bitcoin. Apparently, with the AFP raid behind him...

Economist: Bitcoin Is Incomparable To Any Bubble Or Company In History, New Report Says Its Time To Buy

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Source: CoinMarket.com Most people first heard of Bitcoin when it shot to a price tag of $20,000 in 2017. It’s rise from just under $1,000 to hit a high of $10,000 by the end of the year, caught the eye of mainstream media, corporate investors and largely the ordinary investors. During the rise, the hugely misunderstood asset for the first time enjoyed positive publicity. This marked its...

Three Drug Dealers on Darknet Are Accused of Laundering Millions of Dollars Through BTC

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The Manhattan District Attorney indicted a group of individuals who sold drugs on the darknet and laundered millions of dollars through BTC. According to a press release, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., US Intelligence Service, US Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and US National Security Service (HSI) indicted Chester Anderson and his associates Jarrette Codd and Ronald Maccarty...

Ripple’s XRP Soon Integrated into Skype?

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There is exactly one financial rating agency for cryptocurrencies around the world that allocates grades. It’s called Weiss Ratings. The rating agency has tweeted that Microsoft’s Skype could soon integrate Ripple’s XRP into their platform. In the future, users could send each other tips and microtransactions via the XRP TipBot. Weiss Ratings was founded in 1971 as a regular...

Coinbillboard: The Unfiltered Crypto Market Cap And Rankings Website

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Cryptocurrency rankings, ratings, and market position websites have become almost as ubiquitous as exchanges and, dare I say it, crypto projects themselves. The recently released coinbillboard.com tops them all. Hey! While you’re here, check out Swiss Blockchain Startup Havuta Set To Make A Splash In The Development Sector. Coinbillboard – Crypto Rankings Unfiltered Coinbillboard has...

BTC Continues to Grow in Argentina Amid Inflation

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Argentina’s inflation has risen rapidly to its highest level since 1992. Citizens of the country are increasingly paying attention to Bitcoin as an alternative. The central bank of Argentina has already tightened monetary policy three times in the past month, and inflation is still growing – its level has reached almost 55%. Bloomberg notes: “The inflation rate rose to almost 55...

Binance Seeks to Drag Projects from Ethereum to Binance Chain

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Binance wants to strengthen its dominant position in the cryptocurrency ecosystem by attracting projects from Ethereum to the Binance Chain. As an incentive, Binance proposes listing the token in case of a positive decision of the project representatives, however, if they refuse, various sanctions may follow, up to and including token delisting from the site. “Changpeng Zhao has built what can...

Bitcoin Has A Way Of Making People Who Challenge It Look Stupid, Says Max Keiser, Predicts Next Rally Trigger

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  source: coinmarketcap.com Bitcoin has been around for about a decade. In that time, the digital currency has been described as the greatest scam in the history of humankind, a gambling game, a pump and dump scheme, and a criminal activity funding scheme. Though some of these allegations are not so far fetched and have played part in the making of this digital currency, Bitcoin has over the...

Crypto Kev Slams Craig Wright

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Crypto Kev has slammed Craig Wright in his latest episode, a vitriolic mouthful of abuse against many in the cryptosphere have come to despise. Craig Wright Is A Fraught-With-Danger Figure Craig Wright has been threatening libel and defamation suits against Twitter users who have labeled him a fraud in relation to his claims of being the creator – or one of the team of creators – of...

Bitcoin SV Supporters Suffer The Consequences Of The Man Behind It Craig Wright, Bitcoin SV Down By 20%

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Image from Shutterstock/ CCN Bitcoin SV came about after one of the industry’s biggest hard fork after a dispute over Bitcoin C. The hard fork, which came late last year, saw Bitcoin Cash split to two. This created Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV, and in the wake of this came a market plunge, that the market continues to suffer through to date. Now, the coin is back in the headlines again. This...