All Market Cap: $122,030,224,368    •    Total Volume: $351,979,578    •    Bitcoin: $63,601,098,887    •    Altcoin: $58,429,125,481    •    BTC Dominance: 52.1%

BitPay CEO: ‘Bitcoin Is Being Used to Solve Real Pain Points Around the World’

On Wednesday (January 16th), crypto payment processor BitPay announced that in 2018 it had processed over a $1 billion in transactions.


Binance Opens Fiat-to-Crypto Outpost to Target the UK and Europe

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has taken another big step in its growth by launching a new fiat-to-crypto exchange. The exchange was opened on the self-governing island of Jersey, acting as the exchange’s first fiat-to-crypto outpost, with a focus on serving the UK and Europe. The exchange is targeting traders […]The post Binance Opens Fiat-to-Crypto Outpost to Target the UK and Europe appeared first on CryptoSlate.


The 2nd annual conference of Block Hedge Business 2019 at Bangkok is set to create ripples in the blockchain world

After putting together, a series of successful blockchain conferences, Block Hedge is all set to unite leading stakeholders in the crypto sphere at Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand, as we know is one of the most prominent blockchain and cryptocurrency centers on account of its favorable business environment, regulations and tax rates. It is home to few […]The post The 2nd annual conference of Block Hedge Business 2019 at Bangkok is set to create ripples in the blockchain world appeared first on AMBCrypto.


Bitcoin SV to prioritize scaling and security: nChain’s Steve Shadders

Bitcoin SV, the two-month-old cryptocurrency is looking to scalability as their prime focus for the future, as confirmed by Steve Shadders, the Technical Director of nChain, a BSV proponent. Shadders shared the same in the Bitstocks Crypto Podcast with David Arakelian, the CTO of Bitstocks, a London-based virtual currency advisory firm and an ardent supporter […]The post Bitcoin SV to prioritize scaling and security: nChain’s Steve Shadders appeared first on AMBCrypto.


XRP Price Analysis – January 17

On the 4-hour chart, the XRP price is in the bearish trend zone. From the chart, the 12-day EMA and the 26-day EMA are trending horizontally. In the last six days, the crypto's price is closing at the $0.33 price level indicating the horizontal movement.


New Zealand Police See ‘Challenges’ in ‘Complex’ Cryptopia Hack Investigation

Police authorities in New Zealand have admitted the Cryptotopia hack case is no small task, citing complex challenges in tracing the accused. Crypto Attackers have the Cops on Trail An official release on January 16 has confirmed investigations are ongoing at Cryptopia’s headquarters in Christchurch. Authorities acknowledge the company’s full coordination in the matter, puttingThe post New Zealand Police See ‘Challenges’ in ‘Complex’ Cryptopia Hack Investigation appeared first on CCN


Ross Ulbricht: Silk Road founder shifted to another high security prison

Published on CoinnounceRoss Ulbricht, the founder of the Silk Road, the online black market which was best known for selling illegal drugs has been shifted to another high-security prison. Ross Ulbricht is currently serving a double life sentence along with 40 years in prison without parole.   Why is Ross Ulbricht being shifted? According to the authorities, […]The post Ross Ulbricht: Silk Road founder shifted to another high security prison appeared first on Coinnounce.


All Eyes on Tron’s (TRX) 2 Day NiTRON Summit in San Francisco that Starts Today

Just hours ago, the Tron (TRX) Foundation took to twitter to let the crypto community know that the NiTRON Summit will begin in less than 13 hours. The event is scheduled to begin today, the 17th of January, and end tomorrow the 18th. The full tweet by the Tron Foundation can be found below. 13 […]The post All Eyes on Tron’s (TRX) 2 Day NiTRON Summit in San Francisco that Starts Today appeared first on Ethereum World News.


Crypto Lending Companies Are Crushing the Bear Market: Here’s Why

In spite of the long, slow fallout of the cryptocurrency markets, crypto lending companies are profiting.


The New Win-Win Solution for Savvy Gamblers by BitBook

Gambling and blockchain are two fields at the epicenter of a new wave of competitive technological innovation. These innovations are driving people crazy and revolutionizing the way they do business within different industries. Companies continually strive to stand out from the crowd, and the quickest way to differentiate themselves is to deliver the best user […]The post The New Win-Win Solution for Savvy Gamblers by BitBook appeared first on NullTX.


Barclays and Clearmatics Call on Coders to Help Blockchains Talk to Each Other

U.K. bank Barclays and startup Clearmatics will hold a hackathon next month to spur ideas for blockchain interoperability.


Thailand Stock Exchange Applies for Digital License for Crypto Trading

Thailand is rapidly becoming one of the most crypto friendly nations in Southeast Asia despite still being in the grips of a military dictatorship. The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has plans to apply for a digital license which will enable it to operate a cryptocurrency exchange. Thai Bourse Eyes Crypto The SET is keen...The post Thailand Stock Exchange Applies for Digital License for Crypto Trading appeared first on NewsBTC.


Market Analysis Report (17 Jan 2019)

MVIS-CryptoCompare Index | New Binance Exchange - Trade BTC and ETH With Fiat | TrustToken Develops Method of Managing Client Ethereum Addresses | Bankrupt Bitcoin Miner Giga Watt Forced to Cease Daily Operations


Pirate Bay-Targeting Malware Hijacks Websites to Steal Cryptocurrency

Downloading movies from The Pirate Bay could potentially expose users to cryptocurrency theft and phishing on an unprecedented scale. Security researcher 0xffff0800 was the first to raise the alarm on January 11 when he detailed his experience of downloading ‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’ from TPB only to be confronted with a .LNK shortcut containingThe post Pirate Bay-Targeting Malware Hijacks Websites to Steal Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN


Binance’s New Fiat-Crypto Exchange Receiving Overwhelming Response: CEO Changpeng Zhao

Binance new fiat exchange caters to European markets with Buy/Sell Bitcoin and Ethereum with Pounds and Euros option The new exchange receives overwhelming registration requests [...]The post Binance’s New Fiat-Crypto Exchange Receiving Overwhelming Response: CEO Changpeng Zhao appeared first on Coingape.


Crypto Regulation Bill to be discussed By Russian parliament – set to define cryptocurrencies as “property”

Russia’s lower house of parliament, State Duma, is looking to adopt a long-awaited piece of legislation concerning digital financial assets by March, according to TASS, and that it will define cryptocurrencies as property. State Duma Committee Financial Market head Anatoly Aksakov announced the news at a recent press conference. He explained that legislators agreed the bill on […]The post Crypto Regulation Bill to be discussed By Russian parliament – set to define cryptocurrencies as “property” appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.


Bitpay Records $1 Billion in Transactions in 2018

The company supports payments with BTC, BCH, USDC, GUSD, and PAX.


Dogecoin Price Momentum Turns Positive Following new Exchange Listing

Although there is still a lot of uneasy market momentum in the cryptocurrency industry, it seems things are progressing nicely. In the case of the Dogecoin price, there is – finally – an uptrend in both BTC and USD value alike. This comes at a most opportune time for the altcoin, as it is widely […]The post Dogecoin Price Momentum Turns Positive Following new Exchange Listing appeared first on NullTX.


Miners flock back to Bitcoin as its hashrate hits three-month high – Bitcoin price recovery imminent

After hitting a low of  32 million TH/s, Bitcoin’s hashrate has seen a marked recovery in recent weeks indicating miners are showing renewed confidence in a Bitcoin price recovery. CNR reported as recently as December 2018 that Bitcoin’s hashrate was dropping fast as the profitability of mining was so low that miners were being forced […]The post Miners flock back to Bitcoin as its hashrate hits three-month high – Bitcoin price recovery imminent appeared first on CryptoNewsReview.


Russia Unlikely to Invest in Bitcoin in the Next 30 Years, Official Refutes Earlier Report

Recently, a report indicated that Russia intended to invest billions of dollars in Bitcoin to cushion itself against the effects of U.S sanctions. As we reported, the report cited a senior Russian economist and a lecturer at a national economics institution. However, a Russian government official says that this is very unlikely. The official, who […]The post Russia Unlikely to Invest in Bitcoin in the Next 30 Years, Official Refutes Earlier Report appeared first on NullTX.


Crypto Rally Fuels Coinbase Rumors, Plus News on Bitcoin, Ripple and XRP, Tron, Ethereum, Stellar and Cardano

From a sharp rally for a select group of altcoins to Tron’s big summit in San Francisco, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Altcoin Rally As most of the crypto market moves sideways, traders are trying to figure out why a number of coins are shooting skyward. […]The post Crypto Rally Fuels Coinbase Rumors, Plus News on Bitcoin, Ripple and XRP, Tron, Ethereum, Stellar and Cardano appeared first on The Daily Hodl.


Litecoin [LTC], Stellar Lumens [XLM] fall down the top-10 list as Tether [USDT] makes it to sixth position

The cryptocurrency market has been going through a rough time after a small bullish run last week. A majority of the major coins have fallen, at the time of press. Litecoin [LTC] and Stellar Lumens [XLM] have slipped down the top-10 list following the fall. LTC and XLM have been fighting for the sixth position on […]The post Litecoin [LTC], Stellar Lumens [XLM] fall down the top-10 list as Tether [USDT] makes it to sixth position appeared first on AMBCrypto.


Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Moved to Another High Security Prison

Ross Ulbricht has been transferred to a new prison. This time to USP Tucson, yet another high security prison where he will be locked up likely alongside fewer murderers and hardcore gang members than previously.   Ross Ulbricht Moved Again But more sex offenders owing to the prison’s Sex Offender Management Program; this could make it a safer place compared to a regular high security prison. Ulbricht is in the process of serving a doubleRead MoreThe post Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Moved to Another High Security Prison appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.


Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Watch This Consolidation Zone

Bitcoin is treading sideways in its range as traders continue to hold out for bigger catalysts that could provide directional clues. Price is hitting resistance around $3,750 and support at $3,600. The 100 SMA is below the longer-term 200 SMA to indicate that the path of least resistance is to the downside. In other words, […]The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Watch This Consolidation Zone appeared first on BitcoinerX.


Ethereum Consensus Shift Could Delay Any Derivatives Products

The biggest thing on the launch pad this year is the Bakkt crypto exchange which is currently in a holding pattern while US government employees twiddle their thumbs during Trump’s shutdown. Several other contenders are hopeful about Ethereum futures but according to one crypto exchange boss they are unlikely to be seen soon. Regulatory Concerns...The post Ethereum Consensus Shift Could Delay Any Derivatives Products appeared first on NewsBTC.


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