Crypto Market Gains $15 Billion in 4 Days Bitcoin Not Ready For $4,000:

Since February 17, within 4 days, the valuation of the crypto market has increased from $120 billion to $135 billion, by $15 billion. Crypto assets that have outperformed both Bitcoin and the U.S. dollar throughout February in the likes of EOS and Litecoin recorded 4 to 6 percent gains in the past 24 hours, showing […]

Crypto Investor Who Shorted Ethereum at $700: Bottom is Far From Over, Here’s Why

It has been difficult not to get hopes up when crypto markets surge by over 20% in a couple of weeks. What should be remembered though is that the asset class is still in the midst of a bear market that has lasted for over a year. One hedge fund partner, who has been known […]

Samsung Launches Galaxy Series Preloaded With Cryptocurrency Wallet

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the mobile phone manufacturing giant Samsung Electronics released its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Crypto enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the new phone comes with the company’s proprietary Samsung Knox security system which stores blockchain-based private keys. Also Read: This ‘Faketoshi’ Signature Tool Lets Anyone Become Satoshi Nakamoto Galaxy S10 […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Readies For Bullish Acceleration Above $4,000

Bitcoin price is well supported on the downside near the $3,900 and $3,850 supports against the US Dollar. The price is likely to accelerate gains above the $3,975 and $4,000 resistance levels. There is a major bullish trend line formed with support at $3,900 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from […]

Bitcoin Is Interesting but Tesla Isn’t Getting Involved – BTCMANAGER

Unlike Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO, isn’t ready to adopt bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This admission comes despite a few previous cryptocurrency-focused tweets published by Musk in the past. Even though the Tesla chief says he isn’t going to steer the company in the direction of the emerging asset class, Musk does believe that […]

Google Singles out Bitcoin With New Keyboard Currency Symbol

In what some view as a landmark move, Google developers have added the bitcoin currency symbol to the iOS keyboard. Vitalik Buterin’s public request to add an ethereum symbol, however, was met with an unceremonious blow-off. The move, by a company so successful it’s evolved its domain name into a verb, reflects Bitcoin’s mainstream trajectory. Also read: […]

A DIY Bitcoin Lightning Node Project Just Hit Its 1.0 Milestone

A project aiming to empower people to build nodes that can send and route payments on bitcoin’s in-development lightning network has officially released version 1.0 of its code. Announced this week, RaspiBlitz has published finalized instructions for building a lightning node on a tiny hobbyist computer called a raspberry pi. Often used for custom tech […]

Blockstream Releases A New Multisignature Standard – BTCMANAGER

Blockstream a blockchain technology startup, announced the release of Musig, a test code for the proposed Schnorr-based multi-signature scheme on February 18. The MuSig scheme is a Bitcoin upgrade implementation that is focused on scalability and confidential transactions. Musig According to Andrew Poelstra, the company’s mathematician, this latest release is the turning point in the […]

Bitcoin Struggles to Break Above $4,000, Analysts Claim BTC Likely to Drop Before Climbing Higher

Following several consecutive days of price gains, Bitcoin’s recent price rally has stalled as BTC failed to decisively move above $4,000. It’s no surprise that $4,000 is a strong level of resistance for the cryptocurrency, as it has previously acted as a strong psychological level for BTC. Now, analysts expect Bitcoin to drop slightly before […]

The Industry’s Feedback to CFTC, Reviewed

On Feb. 17, the United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) stopped accepting public comments regarding the Ethereum (ETH) mechanism. Previously, as 2018 was drawing to a close, the agency requested the feedback on the cryptocurrency to better understand the technology and how it compares to Bitcoin (BTC). The CFTC, which oversees the futures […]