Tag Archives: Bitcoin

Novogratz Says Cryptos Are Safe, Expects Bitcoin to Rally In Q1 2019

Advertisement Mike Novogratz, a prominent cryptocurrency investor, and CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners has toned down his optimism, reiterating that he doesn’t expect a price surge in the price of Bitcoin until institutional adoption occurs, which could happen in the first half of next year. Speaking with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close,” the Galaxy Investment… Read More »

3 Cryptocurrencies Well-Positioned to Beat BTC Price in Q4 (AMB, BCH, ADA)

This week’s cryptocurrencies market analysis will concentrate on technological advancements in the blockchain space in quarter 4. The analysis will focus on major technological upgrades occurring in quarter four along with Ambrosus (AMB) being a top contender to produce returns well in excess of 100% in the immediate short term. 3 Cryptocurrencies We Predicted Would Rally  Last Week’s Piece,… Read More »

Bitcoin’s White Paper Gave Us Liberty – Let’s Not Give It Back

One of bitcoin’s earliest entrepreneurs, Charlie Shrem is the former founder of BitInstant and co-founder of cryptocurrency intelligence service CryptoIQ. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” opinion series. Ten years after Satoshi published the white paper that gave us bitcoin – and the explosion of innovation it launched –… Read More »

New York City Mansion Hits the Market for Either Cash or Bitcoin

A 10,720-foot mansion next to Manhattan’s Riverside Park is on the market for $15.9 million dollars. The buyer is open to accepting cash or Bitcoin from a buyer. After a five-year renovation project, Roy Niederhoffer is now reluctantly placing his 10,720-foot mansion on the market for $15.9 million dollars, according to Fortune. Nestled close to Riverside Park in… Read More »

Bitcoin Congestion Reaches 95%; Fees Remain Relatively Low

Bitcoin blocks experienced up to 95 percent congestion this month, but it didn’t impact its transaction fees, which remain at around $0.1 Cryptocurrency analyst Willy Woo published a graph to demonstrate a stark comparison between BTC transaction fees in two separate congestion episodes. The first case was from 2017, the year that witnessed Bitcoin congestion topping up to… Read More »

Square’s Launch of Point-of-Sale Terminal Triggers Speculation for Cryptocurrency Integration

According to the official announcement, consumer and merchant payment network, Square Inc. has launched its point-of-sale (PoS) terminal. While the news in itself was great for the company, the recent activities of Square Inc. make crypto enthusiast believe this device could soon have a cryptocurrency integration. Square’s patent for cryptocurrency payments via merchant integration sparks speculation The launch… Read More »

Square’s Debut of Payment Terminal Triggers Fresh Bitcoin Acceptance Rumors

Consumer and merchant payment network Square Inc. unveiled a point-of-sale (PoS) terminal October 19 in a move which sparked excitement about possible Bitcoin integration. Bitcoin PoS Next For Square? Unveiled on social media and in an interview with tech outlet Nerdist, Square’s device is designed as a standalone solution for merchants wishing to accept card payments. The move comes… Read More »

Expect More Crypto Hedge Funds To Close in 2018… But Not For Why You Think.

In a recent tweet thread, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, co-founder of Multicoin Capital, outlines why many of crypto hedge funds might be closing their doors in 2018. Most people would expect that the bear market and the prices would be the number one reason why most hedge funds are closing up shop. While this is certainly a factor, Pomp believes… Read More »

CNBC: 2018 Bear Market “Opportune” For Crypto Merger & Acquisition

Cryptocurrency–The ongoing bear cycle for the cryptocurrency markets throughout 2018, which have seen the steady erosion of over $600 billion in market capitalization, have provided “opportune” conditions for a subset of companies and investors. According to a report out of CNBC published on Oct 18, not only have cryptocurrency deal makers managed to thrive as coin prices plummet… Read More »

US-Based Bitcoin Hedge Fund To Cough Up $2.5 Million For Running A Ponzi Scheme

A Federal Court in New York has passed a serious verdict that’s about to make fraudsters in the crypto world lose sleep for now on. A CEO of a hedge fund, together with the hedge fund entity itself, is to pay upwards of $2.5 million for luring investors into a con net and defrauding them of their money.… Read More »