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Bitcoin steals the show from Blockchain for Lightning Labs

In a turn of events, cryptocurrencies have begun to steal the show again away from blockchain. CEO of Lightning Labs, the developer of the Lightning Blockchain scalability protocol, Elizabeth Stark has spoken out to challenge the Wall Street and traditional financial sector narrative that puts its faith in Blockchain, not Bitcoin, to deliver on the radical promises of the crypto …

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Bitcoin price again falls below $6,800

Over the past 24 hours, the bitcoin price has declined from $7,300 to $6,594, recording yet another 10 percent correction. While several big buy volumes were recorded on major exchanges like Bitfinex and Bithumb, the market struggled to sustain the momentum it has created over the past 5 days from March 31 to April 4. The relative strength index (RSI), …

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Trezor confirms upcoming cashaddr support for Bitcoin Cash

There’s good news for Bitcoin Cash users as Trezor announces upcoming support for cashaddr, a BCH address format. The announcement is a significant development for Bitcoin Cash as support from the most popular hardware wallet could spell new money coming into the market, or at least increased security for those wishing to safeguard their investment carefully. The news was announced …

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Bitcoin price rises with general growth of cryptocurrency market

Comparing with the last week Sunday, March 18, that brought Bitcoin’s (BTC) price to below $7,500, the market is in the green today, March 24 with BTC inching closer to $9,000, up about 18 percent since the drop. Since Monday, March 19, BTC has been trading sideways, staying between $8-$9,000 on average. Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market …

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Twitter CEO: Bitcoin will be world’s leading currency in 10 years

Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter and payment company Square , has spoken of his strong belief in the future potential of bitcoin. Mr. Dorsey, 41, is a billionaire at least four times over, and is considered something of a sage in the technology space. He was instrumental in establishing the micro-blogging platform Twitter. The San Francisco-based social networking staple …

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Thomson Reuters will start tracking BTC market

Announced on March12, media giant Thomson Reuters has launched a new bitcoin data feed designed to make it easier for investors know that very answer. Included in the latest release of the company’s MarketPsych Indices product, a suite of investment tools analyzing everything from companies to sovereign bonds, the bitcoin sentiment data feed will use AI to analyze more than …

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Crypto market slightly grows, Bitcoin price remains above $10,500

Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market has remained relatively stable in the $450 billion region, after recording a $30 billion increase in market valuation on February 27. Bitcoin has remained above the $10,500 mark, despite a major sell volume that led the cryptocurrency to decline from $11,000 to $10,300. Earlier today, on February 28, a large sell volume …

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Bitcoin SegWit transactions are hitting all-time highs

These days a number of major exchanges and wallet providers such as Coinbase and Bittrex finally implementing SegWit technology into their platforms. This uptick means that there could be a significant decrease in global bitcoin transaction fees and times. And also it’s the reason why the usage levels of Bitcoin SegWit have been taking off. The Bitcoin network has experienced …

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Bitcoin price reaches $10K across major exchanges

Bitcoin is attempting to extend its recovery, its price is back above $10,000. The last notable time bitcoin, the number one cryptocurrency by market capitalization, passed this threshold was in December of last year as it charted a course to record highs around $20,000. Since the Feb. 6 low around $6,116 (as per CoinMarketCap) – a correction that saw bitcoin …

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Coinbase is finally adding Segwit support

After months of prevarication, Coinbase has announced that it will add Segwit support to its bitcoin wallets. In a tweet on Monday, Coinbase issued the news their customers have been waiting months to hear: “Our engineering team has begun the final testing phase of SegWit for Bitcoin on Coinbase. SegWit compatible Bitcoin sends/receives will be available for customers in the …

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