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European AML Directive Pushes Crypto Startup Bottle Pay Out of Business

Bottle Pay, a cryptocurrency payments provider from the U.K., has announced its decision to cease operations by the end of the year. Despite attracting some serious funding and expanding its user base significantly in the past few months, the company has found it unacceptable to continue to work und..

Microsoft Revives Nonfungible Tokens, Sparks Industry’s Imagination

Analysis Ever since the game CryptoKitties was released in November 2017, the concept of nonfungible token has been ingrained in the minds of developers and investors in the crypto community. However, 2019 has been the year that NFTs have gained mainstream attention. And it should come as no surpr..

Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

On December 3, the crypto software firm Bloxroute’s cofounder, Eyal Markovich, announced the launch of the startup’s Blockchain Distribution Network (BDN) Version 1. Markovich explained that the BDN V1 release is a milestone for the company and the scalability service aims to enable exponential bloc..

When Will Fintech Firm Venmo and PNC Bank Settle their Scuffle

Customers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based bank holding company and financial services corporation PNC are having a tough time. But why? It has become exceedingly difficult to connect bank accounts to popular payments app Venmo. PNC Bank and Venmo are at War With Each Other As reported by the Wal..

5 Bearish Candlestick Patterns Every Bitcoin Trader Must Know

Market Analysis As discussed in a previous article on bullish candlestick patterns, trading using Japanese candlesticks is the most popular method for analyzing price action by crypto traders. There are many patterns worth learning and understanding — some of the most essential bearish patterns ar..

Russia’s Hydra Darknet Marketplace Plans $146M Token Sale

According to regional reports, the Russian darknet market Hydra is planning an initial coin offering (ICO) in order to expand the marketplace internationally. The sale is set to start on December 16 and Hydra administrators hope to raise $146 million from the token sale. Also read: Regulatory Round..

Bitcoin Price Diary: Long BTC and Profitable on Many Altcoin Positions

Market Analysis Trading altcoins continues to be one of the most profitable strategies in the crypto market. The highlight of this week was the MATIC (MATIC) pump and subsequent dump, which I was lucky enough to time perfectly, securing a 60% profit near the all-time high. I closed a number of pos..

PayPal Sues Consumer Protection Agency for ‘Confusing’ Digital Wallet Rules

News PayPal is suing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for requiring the firm to make “misleading and confusing” disclosures about its fees. The digital payments giant filed a lawsuit against the CFPB on Dec. 11, arguing that the agency has ignored critical differences between digita..

Billionaires Buying Bitcoin: Bill Pulte Announces 11 BTC Purchase

The number of billionaires holding Bitcoin continues to grow. The latest magnate to go public with his BTC purchase is the philanthropist Bill Pulte, who now wants to promote the benchmark crypto’s adoption. Billionaire Bill Pulte: “Cryptocurrency can help the world’s poorest.” Bill Pulte is the he..

This Week in Bitcoin: $8 Billion BTC Trust and Maximalists Misbehaving

This Week in Bitcoin is your roundup of the prime talking points from across the cryptosphere. From the major news to the minor debates that erupted into huge arguments, we’ve captured the flavor of the frenetic soup that is Bitcoin and all that simmers in it. In this edition, the deadline for the $..

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