Bitcoin (BTC) Drops $400 in Minutes, Manipulation Likely

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For no immediately apparent reason, Bitcoin just dropped $400 from $7350 to $6950 in the matter of a few minutes. While the cryptocurrency is no stranger to volatility, this kind of sudden unexpected crash is highly suspicious. Some have speculated that news from Shapeshift introducing mandatory membership and customer information may have affected the price but considering Bitcoin’s global prevalence…

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SmartMesh (SMT) Spikes 30% as Ethereum-to-Spectrum Blockchain Migration Begins

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The SmartMesh Foundation – the Singapore-registered entity responsible for administering the development of the SmartMesh decentralized, off-Internet communication and payment service protocol – have officially commenced what they call ‘mapping’; a process needed so as to convert all Ethereum ERC20-compliant SmartMesh Tokens (SMT) into Spectrum Coins, the native cryptocurrency of SmartMesh’s public blockchain, Spectrum. In an announcement issued by the…

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Ledger Nano S Adds Support for EOS

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The popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Ledger Nano S has announced today the addition of the EOS digital asset to its list of supported cryptocurrencies. The coin is currently the fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. The announcement forms part of it’s new Crypto Tuesday program which promises the addition of a new coin every Tuesday. Ledger made the announcement via…

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Walmart Selling $1 Bitcoin

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The Walmart retail giant has taken to selling one-dollar Bitcoin – albeit, of the chocolate variety, and not the cryptographic bitcoin that we have grown so accustomed to. Indeed, thanks to longstanding Philadelphia-based candy manufacturer Frankford Candy & Chocolate Company, the Bitcoin name has begun permeating Walmart stores across America. Posted on Monday to the r/CryptoCurrency subreddit by u/TheKayleMain, an…

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Bitcoin (BTC) Set for Correction at $7,500 As Bulls Slow

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The past week has seen some very positive action for Bitcoin (BTC) and the cryptocurrency market as a whole. Upward movement, however, has now reached the top of the yearly downtrend pattern. Barring an unexpected injection of positive liquidity to the market it’s likely we’ll see resistance before $7,600 followed by a retracement to sub-$7,000 levels. With almost a month…

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Has Mevu found the way to take decentralized gambling mainstream?

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Online betting has become one of the internet’s big success stories. Any stigma associated with gambling has completely evaporated and it is now a huge mainstream market, predicted to grow to $60 billion per year by 2020. It should therefore come as no surprise that ICOs have sprung up hoping to deliver the next evolution in the industry: decentralized online…

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Reborn Bithumb Ignites Price of Waltonchain (WTC), IoT Chain (ITC) with Listing Announcement

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Fresh off a month-long hiatus from onboarding any new user accounts to its cryptocurrency trading platform, Bithumb has swiftly reminded the crypto community of just how much sway their listing announcements have over market prices. Indeed, Friday (KST) saw Bithumb – one of South Korea’s leading digital asset exchanges – announce their decision to list Waltonchain’s WaltonCoin (WTC) and IoT…

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IBM Officially Launch Universal Payment System as ‘World Wire’ – Confirm Stellar Lumens (XLM)

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Finally, after months of waiting for Stellar supporters, IBM officially launch their much anticipated Universal Payments System as ‘IBM Blockchain World Wire’. The Stellar protocol is clearly mentioned front and center under ‘how’ World Wire works, forming a key part of the technical framework for near instant cross-border payments. Using blockchain technology and the Stellar protocol, IBM Blockchain World Wire…

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