Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] & altcoin wallet, Coinomi addresses seed phrase vulnerability; says …

Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] & altcoin wallet, Coinomi addresses seed phrase vulnerability; says highly unlikely to result in loss of funds – AMBCrypto

Earlier this week, Coinomi, cryptocurrency wallet that enables users to trade, secure and manage their Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrency, was recently under the scrutiny of the cryptocurrency space because of an alleged vulnerability in the wallet was bought to light on Reddit by Warith…

Analyst: Further Bitcoin (BTC) Crash Isn’t Nonsensical, Crypto Remains Speculative

Analyst: Further Bitcoin (BTC) Crash Isn’t Nonsensical, Crypto Remains Speculative – Ethereum World News

It isn’t a secret that Bitcoin (BTC) is an embryonic market. The cryptocurrency, launched ten years ago, has long been subject to the whims of speculators, creating a volatile and unpredictable market for all but the most skilled traders. Even still, analysts en-masse have sought to discern where cryptocurrencies will find a long-term floor.

Voila! You Can Redeem BAT- an Ethereum Based Digital Advertising Token at Brands Like …

Voila! You Can Redeem BAT- an Ethereum Based Digital Advertising Token at Brands Like Amazon, Starbucks, Uber, and Apple

Cryptocurrencies are getting real and becoming much more acceptable day-by-day. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is gradually permeating into public consciousness. Ever since the global financial meltdown of 2008, man on the street is getting cautious of these powerful intermediaries like ‘Too-big-too-fail’ banks with entrenched interests and looking for an alternative form of exchanging ” value.”

XRP More Popular Than Bitcoin, Ethereum and Amazon on Leading Crypto Trading Platform

XRP More Popular Than Bitcoin, Ethereum and Amazon on Leading Crypto Trading Platform

Traders on social trading platform eToro say XRP is the most frequently traded cryptocurrency by unique open trades. Its January report shows that XRP also trades ahead of Amazon, and follows closely behind oil, gold, Apple and the NSDQ100. In January 2019, Apple topped the list as the most frequently traded stock with oil and …

Market Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) Fork Appears Successful, Ripple (XRP) Listed on Coinbase …

Market Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) Fork Appears Successful, Ripple (XRP) Listed on Coinbase, Major Cryptocurrencies in the Green – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust

Bitcoin (BTC) is now back above $3,800 after briefly falling below it yesterday afternoon. There was some unusual and extremely volatile trading activity late this morning, with Bitcoin (BTC) falling to $3,755 and rising to $3,900 in less than 30 minutes. Bitcoin (BTC) stabilized near $3,850 and then fell throughout the afternoon to about $3,800….

Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

A purported Bitcoin millionaire ( BTC) who was previously involved in “making it rain cash” on the streets of Hong Kong, has reportedly been arrested for mining-related fraud, the South China Morning Post reports Thursday, Feb. 28. A 25-year old businessman named Wong Ching-kit and his 20-year-old colleague have purportedly been arrested by Commercial Crime Bureau officers at their office in Hong Kong.

Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time?

Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time? | NewsBTC

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a fresh order to Russia’s government demanding that they draft and approve a regulatory framework for the crypto industry. Although this seems like a positive development for the industry, similar orders have been issued on multiple occasions over the past few years to no avail, which calls into question the clout that these orders truly hold within the Russian government.

Bittrex Leads $1.5 Million Seed Round in South African Crypto Exchange VALR

Bittrex Leads $1.5 Million Seed Round in South African Crypto Exchange VALR – CoinDesk

Global crypto exchange Bittrex led a $1.5 million seed round in South African trading platform VALR. Bittrex CEO Bill Shihara told CoinDesk the South African market has “tremendous untapped potential.” Fellow VALR investor Michael Jordaan of Montegray Capital told CoinDesk that VALR’s support for 50 cryptocurrencies will offer the most diverse range of assets of any African exchange when it opens to the public on March 1.

Will We See a Ripple Liquid Index [RLX] on Nasdaq Soon?

Will We See a Ripple Liquid Index [RLX] on Nasdaq Soon?

The cryptocurrency space is quickly evolving with the rise of institutional platforms soon to be launched, including ICE’s Bakkt , Fidelity Digital Assets , and Nasdaq . These will be top-tier, highly regulated platforms that require transparency, high-end security, sound technology, and accurate crypto indices produced from a reliable benchmark-setting process.

Ethereum and Tron Hard Forks Launch, Coinbase Lists XRP for Retail Customers, and Ripple Gets …

Ethereum and Tron Hard Forks Launch, Coinbase Lists XRP for Retail Customers, and Ripple Gets Boost From Fortune Magazine: Crypto Update

Ethereum’s much-anticipated Constantinople upgrade is now live. The upgrade is designed to boost the network’s efficiency and will reduce block rewards for miners by a third, meaning they will now earn 2 ETH instead of 3 for powering the network and validating transactions.

Bitcoin SV [BSV] Price Analysis: Early week high subsides; pushes token to biggest loser in top-15

Bitcoin SV [BSV] Price Analysis: Early week high subsides; pushes token to biggest loser in top-15 – AMBCrypto

After dropping briefly to a low of $127.41 billion at the close of trading day on February 27, the market cap is back up to $130 billion, mirroring the market cap 24-hours hence. Bitcoin SV [BSV] pumped up earlier this week following a support announcement from CoinGate, since then the coin has been correcting downwards.

Global Alumina Fibers Market 2018-19 Mitsui Mining, DuPont, ICI, Weite

Global Alumina Fibers Market 2018-19 Mitsui Mining, DuPont, ICI, Weite

This study highlights current dynamics and developments in the “Alumina Fibers Market “. The report incorporates in-depth analysis of the market growth drivers as well as the inhibiting factors in the Alumina Fibers market. The scope of the report covers an extensive evaluation pertaining to the winning imperatives and stakeholder strategies through a presentation of the segmentation of Alumina Fibers market in the report.

Diar report reveals retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin

Diar report reveals retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin

While institutional investors have been in the media’s eye lately, a recent report from Diar has revealed that retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin. According to the report, Bitcoin holdings of addresses holding between 1 and 10 BTC have been showing steady growth of 5% since the last all-time high in December 2017.

Bitcoin price prediction: One step at a time takes BTC/USD closer to $4000 – Confluence Detector

Bitcoin price prediction: One step at a time takes BTC/USD closer to $4,000 – Confluence Detector

Bearish and bullish pressure cancels out amid declining trading activity. Bitcoin recently added significantly to its value jumping above $4,000. There are just about the same resistance levels for Bitcoin as they are support levels. The bear pressure and the bullish pressure appear to be canceling out as Bitcoin maintains the position above $3,800.

‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson suggested that bitcoin investors buy the post-crash dip because there are a lot of exciting developments right now that make the crypto industry worth investing in. Wilson proffered the advice in a February 28 blog post: “We are in the post-crash cycle in crypto, and that has made the sector interesting to me again.

Ethereum, XRP, EOS, Litecoin: Crypto Markets Cling to $130 Billion as Majors Diverge

Ethereum, XRP, EOS, Litecoin: Crypto Markets Cling to $130 Billion as Majors Diverge | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The top ten cryptocurrencies diverged on Thursday, with EOS and Litecoin leading a narrow contingency of gainers against Ethereum and XRP, which traded in the opposite direction. Cryptoassets are on track for their best month since July, rekindling optimism that the worst of the bear market had passed.

Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated

Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated

The Constantinople and St. Petersburg network upgrades for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum’s ( ETH), occurred today Feb. 28, according to ethstats.net. Specifically, the updates went live on the main network at block 7,280,000, in accordance with previously released schedule. Although the upgrade has two names of two originally separated updates, they have subsequently been combined into one.

XRP Added to Coinbase Consumer Exchange, XRP Price Remains Flat

XRP Added to Coinbase Consumer Exchange, XRP Price Remains Flat | NewsBTC

Less than a week after the announcement of full trading support for XRP on the Coinbase Pro division of the San Francisco-based brokerage and exchange platform, the same functionality is coming to the consumer-facing wing of the firm. In addition, full support will be made available on both the Android and iOS Coinbase applications.

Ripple Lands the Crypto Holy Grail as Coinbase Makes XRP Trading Live: Next Stop, to the Moon?

Ripple Lands the Crypto Holy Grail as Coinbase Makes XRP Trading Live: Next Stop, to the Moon?

Cryptocurrency XRP is Now Being Supported by Coinbase’s Retail Platform Coinbase continues to expand its support for XPR after listing it on its trading platform a few days ago. Now, XRP will be available for customers on Coinbase that are located in different jurisdictions around the world.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for XRP on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for XRP on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

United States major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has added support for Ripple ( XRP) to its retail platform and mobile apps. The exchange announced the development in a blog post on Feb. 28. The announcement states that Coinbase’s users can now purchase, sell, convert, send, receive, and store XRP both on Coinbase.com and the Coinbase Android and iOS apps.

$67193: Veteran Crypto Trader Explains His Oddly-Specific Bitcoin Price Target

$67,193: Veteran Crypto Trader Explains His Oddly-Specific Bitcoin Price Target

Veteran trader Peter Brandt has an oddly specific bitcoin price target – $67,193. Brandt, who boats of 40-plus years’ experience in commodity trading, arrived at this figure by taking the combined value of the 33,000 tonnes of central bank-owned gold and dividing it by bitcoin ‘s fully-diluted currency supply of ~21 million coins.

Facebook set to Launch its Whatsapp Cryptocurrency, Already Getting Ready for Listing On Crypto …

Facebook set to Launch its Whatsapp Cryptocurrency, Already Getting Ready for Listing On Crypto Exchanges

As earlier reported , has been working on a cryptocurrency and has reached a high level of progress with the creation of a stablecoin precisely that will be based on messaging app. This became evident as Facebook has already consulted with several cryptocurrency exchanges on the possibility of listing the cryptocurrency following its launch.

Surprise, surprise, yet another cryptocurrency creator collared, hit with $6 million fraud rap

Surprise, surprise, yet another cryptocurrency creator collared, hit with $6 million fraud rap

The founder of now-dead cryptocurrency My Big Coin has been arrested and charged with seven counts of fraud and unlawful money transfers for what is allegedly an extraordinarily blatant scam, even in the shady world of cyber-cash schemes. Randall Crater was nabbed in Florida on Wednesday for his part in persuading investors that the digital dosh was backed by real gold coins.

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Constantinople and St Petersburg Activate on Blockchain – CoinDesk

The long-anticipated upgrade Constantinople has officially activated on the ethereum blockchain. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth system-wide upgrade to be released since the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap launched in 2015 has successfully been rolled out onto the main network at block number 7,280,000. But, that’s not all.

NetCents rolls out crypto platform with help from new merchant partner

NetCents rolls out crypto platform with help from new merchant partner

NetCents Technology Inc ( CSE:NC) said Thursday it has inked a five-year independent sales organization (ISO) reseller agreement with a top merchant service and point-of-sale terminal provider (MSP). This means that the undisclosed MSP will now partner with NetCents to begin deploying the NetCents cryptocurrency payment platform to financial institutions, merchant acquirers and card issuers globally.

After a Brief Decline, Crypto Market Cap Is Stable Around $130 Billion, Stocks Are Down

After a Brief Decline, Crypto Market Cap Is Stable Around $130 Billion, Stocks Are Down

Thursday, Feb. 28 – crypto markets continued trading sideways, while the total market capitalization has remained stable around $130 billion after a major sell off on Feb. 24, according to CoinMarketCap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin ( BTC) is trading around $3,865, up around 0.3 percent over the past 24 hours at press time.

Verge (XVG) Has Lost 94 Percent of Its Value After Three Time Warp Attacks and a 51 Percent …

Verge (XVG) Has Lost 94 Percent of Its Value After Three Time Warp Attacks and a 51 Percent Attack in 2018, Now Mining Code Is Malfunctioning and Developers May Fork to Proof of Stake (PoS) – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust

The War On Shitcoins Episode 13: Verge (XVG). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies.

Microgrid investment in blockchain future of energy systems, says GlobalData

Microgrid investment in blockchain future of energy systems, says GlobalData

Blockchain microgrids have become a pivotal theme in the rapidly developing energy sector. Amit Sharma, Power Analyst at GlobalData, a global data and analytics company, offers his view on this development and what we can expect from blockchain microgrids in the future: “The global microgrid market size is estimated to grow at a compound annual…

Reebonz Partners With VeChain to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Innovation

Reebonz Partners With VeChain to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Innovation

SINGAPORE, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reebonz Holding Limited (Nasdaq: RBZ), a leading online luxury marketplace and platform in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with VeChain, a leading global enterprise-level public blockchain platform, to adopt the blockchain technology to establish the end-to-end provenance of luxury products sold on Reebonz’s platforms, which will help further its ecosystem strategy.

BitDeer.com Launches New Mining Plans for BCH, LTC and ETH

BitDeer.com Launches New Mining Plans for BCH, LTC and ETH – Ethereum World News

SINGAPORE – BitDeer.com , the leading computing power-sharing platform is now supporting mining for BCH, LTC, and ETH. Users now have a variety of mining options to select and can choose how to best utilize their rented computing power. Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and Ethereum sit in the very top of the coveted “Top 100 Cryptocurrencies by Market Capitalization” according to CoinMarketCap.com.

Russian President Vladimir Putin Orders Cryptocurrency Regulation, Sets July 1 Deadline

Russian President Vladimir Putin Orders Cryptocurrency Regulation, Sets July 1 Deadline – Toshi Times

Russia may be about to adopt a new set of federal laws relating to cryptocurrencies. What’s more, it seems as if this decision has been taken at a top level – with a recent document reportedly showing that the cryptocurrency order has been approved by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve Cryptocurrency

Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve Cryptocurrency – Bitcoinist.com

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018.

Ethereum Will Become “More Decentralized” with Proof-of-Stake, Says Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Ethereum to Become ‘More Decentralized’ With Proof-of-Stake Consensus Mechanism | CryptoGlobe

Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of Ethereum and ConsenSys, a Brooklyn New York-based software technology firm dedicated to improving the Ethereum (ETH) platform, the world’s first blockchain-based network for developing decentralized applications (dApps), has said that “you get trust from decentralization, you get greater trust from greater decentralization.”

Constantinople Will Improve Ethereum But Will ETH Dump?

Constantinople Will Improve Ethereum But Will ETH Dump?

Ethereum prices bearish, strong liquidation at $170 Constantinople in progress Transaction volumes increase in last weeks but will accumulation trigger bulls After previous attempts flopped, we expect the ongoing Constantinople upgrade to be a success. Whether that will rouse price action, we don’t know, but for bulls to be firmly in control, prices must rally above $170 or Dec 2018 highs.

Long Awaited Anti-Aging Platform Launches its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on March 1st, 2019

Long Awaited Anti-Aging Platform Launches its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on March 1st, 2019 – Press Release – Digital Journal

Guaranteeing people stay alive forever!February 28th, 2019 – Pioneers of the world’s first anti-aging coin “ATA” proudly announce the launch of their ICO. Scheduled sell of the ICO begins from the 1st of March, 2019 and ends on the 30th of November, 2020. The token will be accessible on http://www.antiagingcoin.org.

Shocking New York Times Report: Facebook is Proposing Its “Facebook Coin” to Bitcoin Exchanges

Shocking New York Times Report: Facebook is Proposing Its “Facebook Coin” to Bitcoin Exchanges

Reports from NYT Suggest that Facebook in Talks with Multiple Exchanges for “Facebook Coin” Facebook has been somehow both largely public and intensely private about their journey into blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Though denying in statements that they have any kind of involvement, job postings online imply that they are creating a team that is centered around blockchain development.

Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP to Face-Off With Facebook: Crypto Exchanges Reportedly Negotiating …

Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP to Face-Off With Facebook: Crypto Exchanges Reportedly Negotiating With Social Media Giant to List Facebook Coin

Facebook is reportedly negotiating with a number of cryptocurrency exchanges to get its new Facebook coin listed and bring it directly to consumers, where it would go head-to-head with the likes of Bitcoin, Etherum and XRP. Four people “briefed on the negotiations” told the New York Times that talks are underway, and Facebook is looking …

Ripple Slams Accusations That They Paid For The XRP Listing On Coinbase: “We Did Not Give …

Ripple Slams Accusations That They Paid For The XRP Listing On Coinbase: “We Did Not Give Them Anything” – Crypto Daily Gazette

As we’ve already reported, it seems that people won’t leave the Ripple community to celebrate their achievements in peace. The week began in full force with a grand announcement coming from Coinbase. Another one of the Ripple and XRP enthusiasts’ dreams comes true, and Coinbase Pro listed their favorite token on the platform.

Thai SEC Adds Acceptable ICO Token Trading Pairs: BCH, ETC and LTC Join BTC, ETH, XRP and …

Thai SEC Adds Acceptable ICO Token Trading Pairs: BCH, ETC and LTC Join BTC, ETH, XRP and XLM Coins

In Thailand, there are certain cryptocurrency regulations that determine exactly which assets are permissible to be used in initial coin offering (ICO) investments, along with trading pairs. In December last year, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (Thai SEC) announced that there would be changes to current rules that kept ICOs from thriving, which would first be discussed in a public hearing.

Bitcoin price calm above $3800: Square reports over $166 million in Bitcoin sales

Bitcoin price calm above $3,800: Square reports over $166 million in Bitcoin sales

The bloody market is steadily turning green again with Bitcoin keeping above $3,800. A building bullish momentum is likely to break above the 23.6% Fib level resistance. The crypto market is currently calm following the storm on Sunday week. Bitcoin plunged from the highs recorded in February around $4,187.

Facebook Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency in First Half of 2019: NYT Report

Facebook Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency in First Half of 2019: NYT Report – CoinDesk

Facebook is talking to exchanges about potentially listing a cryptocurrency. That’s the main finding from a New York Times story published Thursday on several efforts to introduce native cryptocurrencies to widely used messaging platforms. The Times reports that Signal and Telegram are also planning to roll out tokens over the next 12 months.

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Goes Live Today. The Road to ETH 2.0 Begins

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Goes Live Today. The Road to ETH 2.0 Begins – Ethereum World News

The Ethereum community is expectant because finally, after a l ong and bumpy road, the Dev. team is ready to launch the long-awaited Constantinople Upgrade. The hard fork is expected to be activated at approximately 19:30 UTC when Ethereum reaches block 7,280,000. At this point, two critical upgrades will be simultaneously activated: Constantinople and St.

JP Morgan Is Quietly Testing Cutting-Edge Ethereum Privacy Tech

JP Morgan Is Quietly Testing Cutting-Edge Ethereum Privacy Tech – CoinDesk

These proofs, which allow someone to prove a statement is true about a set of data without revealing the data itself, are seen as a solution to the privacy issues that have made regulated companies wary of using shared digital ledgers. Previously, JPMorgan did pioneering work in this area with Quorum, its private version of the ethereum blockchain.

The Blockchain Solution by HashCash Will Enable Better Synergy in Mutual Funds Investment in …

The Blockchain Solution by HashCash Will Enable Better Synergy in Mutual Funds Investment in Emerging Economies

Distributed ledger technology is malleable, and, with an adequate understanding of the innovation, can be configured to address long-standing infrastructural obstacles across industries. Mutual fund investment just happens to be one with dire need of an upgrade that can be provided by blockchain.

Putin orders Russia’s parliament to enact crypto regulations by July

Putin orders Russia’s parliament to enact crypto regulations by July – CoinGeek

Despite a government minister arguing that cryptocurrency like Bitcoin doesn’t need to be regulated since it isn’t a valid form of payment, Russia’s president has issued an order that the country’s parliament introduce regulations by this July. The announcement of the order came through the Kremlin.ru website, the official website for the President of Russia, on Wednesday.

Crypto in Africa: Kenya, Uganda and South Africa crypto markets

Crypto in Africa: Kenya, Uganda and South Africa crypto markets

As more eyes turn to Africa, countries in the region are stepping up to meet everyone’s expectation. Since last year, even with the recent prediction, countries in Africa had opened up their doors to embrace blockchain and its technology. Interestingly, even without governmental approval, there has been continuous support and use of cryptocurrencies all around Africa.

Facebook’s crypto team reportedly works in office off-limits to other company employees

Facebook’s crypto team reportedly works in office off-limits to other company employees

Omar Marques, SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Facebook is keeping its cryptocurrency plans under wraps, even when it comes to other company employees. The social media giant silos off its secretive cryptocurrency team in an office that requires entirely different key-card access so that other Facebook employees can’t enter, according to a New York Times report, citing two Facebook employees.