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These Online Stores Are Bitcoin Only

These Online Stores Are Bitcoin Only

The number of stores that accept cryptocurrencies such as BTC and BCH is growing. But while such stores will accept bitcoin alongside existing fiat payments, a handful operate in reverse. These online shops are bitcoin only and they’ve no intention of accepting fiat...

Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin could be bound for a steeper decline

Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin appear to have reached an exhaustion point following the uptrend they entered since the beginning of the year. Now, a technical index estimates that these cryptocurrencies could be bound for a correction before the continuation of the...

Bitcoin Will Hit $16,000 by June 2020, According to Crypto Trader

The cryptocurrency market has been showing signs of a bullish revival lately. Now, a high-profile crypto trader is suggesting that the price of Bitcoin could soon roughly double. In fact, this crypto trader argues that Bitcoin’s price could soar to $16,000 in June of...

Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Maduro Opens Crypto Casino in Venezuela

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has authorized the opening of a casino at a luxury hotel in Caracas where bets must be placed in petros, the country’s national oil-backed digital currency. Several cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies can be exchanged into petros...

Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff Forgets Bitcoin Wallet Password, Blames Bitcoin

Peter Schiff hates Bitcoin almost as much as bitcoiners hate Schiff. The gold bug makes a point of dissing the cryptocurrency whenever he can, despite the hypocrisy of accepting BCT on his own website. Today, the eccentric entrepreneur found a new reason to rip on...

Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020

Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020

During the last year, the cryptoconomy has picked up pace after a drawn out crypto winter. When market prices were low and startups were short on capital, a bunch of firms laid off employees in 2018. A year later, and digital currency companies are hiring. Also read:...

Bitcoin Hovers Around $8,700 As Poll Suggests $20,000 Bitcoin Price

The cryptocurrency market is trading mostly sideways today, after some gains earlier in the week. At the moment of writing, the price of Bitcoin is trading at $8,697. However, although the price of Bitcoin is hovering around $8,700, a fresh poll suggests it may have a...

4 Bitcoin Mixers for the Privacy Conscious

4 Bitcoin Mixers for the Privacy Conscious

In an era of unprecedented global surveillance, it is unreasonable to expect the blockchain world to be any different. It is perfectly reasonable, though, to resist this surveillance through countermeasures that thwart the would-be surveillers. Digital privacy is a...

Bitcoin Lawsuit Heats Up With More Bonded Courier Tales

Bitcoin Lawsuit Heats Up With More Bonded Courier Tales

During the last few days, cryptocurrency participants have been discussing the notorious Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit as new developments have revealed a third party provided Craig Wright with the necessary information to unlock an encrypted file he could not access...

Why is “YouTube’s King” PewDiePie shilling Tron and BitTorrent?

Every single day, PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, publishes a video on Youtube to an audience of over 100 million “19-year-olds.” Often, the content is gaming or meme related, with the Swedish content creator perusing Reddit or playing the latest horror...

Swedish Crypto Exchange BTCX Prepares For IPO

The Swedish cryptocurrency exchange BTCX is preparing for an upcoming stock exchange listing. This comes as the company has already conducted a substantial funding round. Moreover, observers note that this could serve to legitimize the entire sector. Crypto exchange...

Market Outlook: Bullish Trend Sends Crypto Prices Northwards

Market Outlook: Bullish Trend Sends Crypto Prices Northwards

Digital currency markets are seeing significant gains this week as the entire market capitalization gained $28 billion in the last seven days. Moreover, trade volume has spiked to a massive $100 billion and during the last 24 hours, numerous digital assets have gained...

NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie Just Tokenized His Own Contract

NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie Just Tokenized His Own Contract

The news that Brooklyn Nets star Spencer Dinwiddie was to roll out an Ethereum-based investment vehicle for his own contract took the NBA and crypto communities by surprise. Disregarding an NBA threat to ban him from the professional basketball league, the 26-year-old...

US Judge Rules Craig Wright Has 21 Days to Prove He Is Satoshi Nakamoto

A US District Judge has just ruled that Craig Wright will receive additional time to prove he could still be Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin. Specifically, the judge’s ruling comes in the ongoing legal battle between Craig Wright and the estate of late Dave...

Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

Online Bullion Marketplace Onegold Sees $50 Million in Crypto Payments

On January 13, the online bullion marketplace Onegold announced the launch of a new mobile application so customers can buy, sell or redeem precious metals at any time. Since 2018, Onegold has accepted cryptocurrencies like BCH and BTC and the firm currently gives...

Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in Over a Year

Close to 11 Million BTC Haven’t Moved in Over a Year

According to a new research report published by Digital Asset Data, more than 10 million BTC has been sitting dormant for a whole year. Data shows that unmoved bitcoins account for roughly 59% of the current minted supply and it’s the largest number of dormant coins...

Digitex Futures launches a 6 million high-stakes DGTX trading battle

For those who’ve been following the Digitex Futures project, it’s time to get excited. The commission-free bitcoin futures exchange is unveiling its high-stakes Digitex Trading Battle on the beta starting Jan 17. There is a total prize pool of 6 million DGTX to be...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP sit at a make-or-break point

Since the beginning of the year, the cryptocurrency market went through a bullish impulse that saw the whole market cap surge nearly 23 percent. The rally took Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP to a pivotal point in their trend. The following technical analysis evaluates...