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CryptoSlate - 22 August 2019, 8:24 am
The latest wave of giveaway scams has returned to Twitter and new suckers are entering the cryptocurrency sphere. Now, every meaningful crypto celebrity has their own botnet scamarazzi. The golden age of giveaway scams Giveaway scams have existed for as long as crypto has been talked about on Twitter. These scams promise instant returns to […] The post Crypto Twitter ‘giveaway’ scams return with a vengeance, but what’s Jack Dorsey doing about it? appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 22 August 2019, 5:43 am
CryptoCompare’s latest report found that low-quality exchanges dominate the crypto market in terms of volume. Although reputable exchanges such as Binance and Coinbase saw a significant increase in market share this year, investors (or wash traders) still seem to prefer trading through riskier platforms. Low-quality cryptocurrency exchanges still dominate the market CryptoCompare‘s monthly review offers […] The post Low-quality crypto exchanges account for 64% of trading volume appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 9:35 pm
The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto has been caught lying and falsifying documents yet again. A pre-Bitcoin paper Craig Wright claimed he wrote in 2007 was actually uploaded on Aug. 18 and edited in Microsoft Office 365, software that didn’t come out until 2011. Faketoshi’s web slowly untangles The self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto made headlines once again after […] The post Craig Wright seemingly caught lying and falsifying documents yet again, says Peter McCormack appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 7:36 pm
Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 after nearly reaching $11,000. Despite the bullish sentiment seen across the market following Bakkt’s approval for physically-settled Bitcoin futures, BTC is sitting at a pivotal point that could mark the direction of its trend in the near future. The following technical analysis will evaluate the price points that could signal the […] The post Bitcoin dips below $10,000 as it prepares for next major move appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 5:28 pm
The rise of multi-billion-dollar custodians, like Coinbase, have revived historical fears that institutions could erode the founding principles of Bitcoin as decentralized, sound money. Cryptographer and legendary BTC pioneer Hal Finney made an optimistic prediction about just this nearly a decade ago. Finney seemed to foresee the rise of custody giants in a December 2010 […] The post Bitcoin banks: Hal Finney’s prediction for the “ultimate fate” of BTC appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
TomoZ goes live: a frictionless protocol for paying transaction fees in any token issued over TomoChainCryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 12:30 pm
TomoChain announced it has launched TomoZ, an on-chain protocol that aims to improve how people pay transaction fees when sending tokens. The ‘Z’ in TomoZ stands for zero friction. Typically, blockchains have always made users pay transaction fees using the native blockchain’s currency, creating additional friction. Often this means that users collect dust in various […] The post TomoZ goes live: a frictionless protocol for paying transaction fees in any token issued over TomoChain appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 9:20 am
Nahmii, a second-layer scaling solution built for the Ethereum blockchain, recently announced that Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) will become the first member of the nahmii Foundation. The goal of the project is to improve Ethereum’s capabilities for small and large-scale commercial use. It aims to increase Ethereum’s transactions per second from 15 to beyond the scalability […] The post Layer 2 protocol nahmii announces partnership with a Norwegian crypto exchange appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 8:10 am
Cameron Winklevoss, the co-founder of Gemini and a billionaire bitcoin investor, believes bitcoin will disrupt gold, a safe-haven asset with a market capitalization of over $8 trillion. In comparison, as of Aug. 21, BTC has a market capitalization of $180 billion, about 2.25 percent of gold. Winklevoss said: “Bitcoin is going to disrupt gold, but […] The post Why this billionaire investor says Bitcoin is going to disrupt gold and all volatile assets appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 5:17 am
A New York judge ruled Bitfinex must face the fraud suit and impending investigation set against it in April by New York attorney general Letitia James, denying the company’s request for the case to be dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction, Bloomberg reported. Justice Joel M. Cohen said Monday that iFinex Inc., the Hong Kong-based […] The post Bitfinex must face New York attorney general in fraud lawsuit, says judge appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
CryptoSlate - 21 August 2019, 12:13 am
The SEC penalized Russia-based ICO Rating for failing to disclose it was being paid to shill cryptocurrency projects. The enforcement action comes as the Commission continues to crack down on firms that tout crypto securities without disclosures. ICO Rating is one of several mostly Russian-run crypto rating agencies, behind ICOBench and ICOmarks. The firm advertises itself […] The post SEC charges ICO Rating for shilling crypto projects without disclosure appeared first on CryptoSlate.Read More
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