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Traders Are Now Banned From Using Localbitcoins Exchange in Iran

Traders from Iran have been banned from using the peer-to-peer trading platform Localbitcoins.com within the country. The Iranian section of the website displays a short message that states that the exchange is “currently not available.” The news follows significant Iranian rial trade volume on the…

No, Forbes, Facebook’s Newly Detailed Not-So-Crypto is No Rival for Bitcoin

The launch of a crypto-like-currency by social media giant Facebook has been the topic of many discussions in the Bitcoin and digital asset space recently. However, little was known about it outside of the company developing a mysterious blockchain department and rumours about a WhatsApp-based…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Loses Daily Uptrend as Big Move Imminent

Ethereum price (ETH) is moving but does it have enough ‘umph’ to overcome the $250 resistance? Ethereum Price Analysis: Market Overview In mid-May Ethereum mirrored Bitcoin’s parabolic move and similar to Bitcoin, ETH currently trades within a narrowing symmetrical triangle. Over the coming week, traders…

Over a quarter of Kraken employees get paid in bitcoin

Kraken, a cryptocurrency exchange that now employs about 800 people, said that it paid 250 salaries in bitcoin in April and that more employees are opting for getting paid in cryptocurrency every month. The company reportedly earned $155 million in revenue in 2018 and had…

Facebook Cryptocurrency, ‘GlobalCoin’ Set to Launch in Q1 of 2020: Report

Facebook has been actively working on its new venture, which it says, will ‘compete with banks.’ The secretive cryptocurrency endeavor was earlier taking shape through hiring drive for the team. Recently, it was formally inducted as a subsidiary in Switzerland under ‘Project Libra‘ on 17th…

Supreme Court Advocate Suggests How to Regulate Cryptocurrency in India

An Indian supreme court advocate has shared some thoughts on the kind of cryptocurrency regulation India can benefit from. The right regulatory framework “would ensure transparency, oversight and accountability,” but a “one size fits all” regulation would be a mistake, she explains. Meanwhile, the Indian…

Weiss Ratings: Bitcoin Correction The Best Buying Opportunity Since 2015

Weiss Ratings believes that bitcoin price surging to $8,373 will open the doors to a once in a lifetime purchasing opportunity. Weiss Says Buy the Dip On Thursday Weiss Ratings tweeted that Bitcoin’s current technical setup presents the best purchasing opportunity for investors since 2015.…

The Bitcoin Revolution: Everything You Need To Know To Take Profits

Bitcoin is soaring high in the cryptomarket once again, and experts are expecting a return of the bullish trend of 2017. The current Bitcoin price is $7,615 as of 23 May 6:56 AM UTC. This significant jump comes just six months after the Bitcoin price…

Mobile carrier AT&T will now accept payments in crypto

Cryptocurrency is taking another step towards the mainstream as mobile carrier AT&T announced it would accept payments in crypto today, according to a release from the company. Customers can pay their mobile bills via BitPay when they pay online or in app. BitPay is one of…

Fake cryptocurrency apps appear on Google Play

New fake cryptocurrency apps crop up on Google Play as bitcoin prices rise, ESET researchers have found. Two fake cryptocurrency apps—”Trezor Mobile Wallet” and “Coin Wallet – Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Tether” app—have been spotted on the Google Play store. According to ESET researchers, there was…

Markets Update: Bulls Show Signs of Exhaustion as Crypto Prices Taper

Cryptocurrency prices have dipped slightly since our last markets update as most digital assets are down between 2-7% over the last 24 hours. Today, on May 23, the market capitalization of the entire cryptoconomy is around $237 billion and the daily global trade volume is…

Three of the Best Crypto-Friendly Currency Accounts for 2019

The advent of blockchain and cryptocurrency has seen several industries disrupted like never before, including finance. Notoriously resistant to change on any real scale, finance has always been seen as a tough industry to bring new ideas into, but blockchain has changed the game in…