Sunday Sees Red as Crypto Markets Dump $10 Billion and Bitcoin Slides

Following a largely bullish week for the majority of crypto assets, the bears have come out to play at the weekend. A slide back into four figures for Bitcoin has dragged most of the altcoins back down with it as $10 billion leaves cryptocurrency markets. Crypto Market Cap Slides Again A steady decline has resulted in total crypto market capitalization falling back to just above $260 billion. Daily volume has also dumped from over $70 billion on Friday to around Read more …

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Weekly Forecast: Risk Of Additional Losses

There was a fresh decrease initiated in bitcoin from the $10,400 resistance against the US Dollar. The price is currently trading below the $10,100 support area, with a bearish angle. There was a break below a crucial contacting triangle with support near $10,010 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is likely to extend its decline and it may soon revisit the $9,650 and $9,500 supports. Bitcoin price is trading with a bearish Read more …

Ethereum Price Weekly Forecast: ETH Sighting Fresh Increase

ETH price surged higher above the $200 and $210 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price is currently correcting lower after posting a new monthly high near $225. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $216 on the 4-hours chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is currently declining, but it is likely to find strong bids near $202 and $200. Ethereum price is correcting gains from $225 against the US Read more …

Weekends Are for Altcoins When It Comes to Crypto Market Gains – Bloomberg

Weekends Are for Altcoins When It Comes to Crypto Market Gains  BloombergBitcoin Price Remains Uninspired at $10,200, Altcoins Go Into Red  CointelegraphWill Next Gen Altcoins Boom During Next Crypto Bull Run?  newsBTCBitcoin weekly forecast: Let the altcoin season begin  FXStreetAltcoins Only Increase Portfolio Risk, Bitcoin is Best: Analyst  Ethereum World NewsView full coverage on Google News Source

Bitcoin Sheds $10,000 Support Again Ahead of Bakkt Launch

Ahead of the launch of Bakkt’s Bitcoin (BTC) futures, bears have continued to assert control over the cryptocurrency market. Ouch. As of the time of writing this, the Bitcoin price has fallen to $9,900, leaving the cryptocurrency below the key $10,000 support for the umpteenth time in a matter of a few weeks. This may be a precursor to a larger move that will take place in the coming days, as this nascent market has exhibited uncharacteristic non-volatility over recent Read more …

6 Noncustodial Crypto Payment Solutions for Merchants

You don’t have to be a bitcoin purist or tech tinkerer to want to accept cryptocurrency without using a third party. With lower merchant fees, greater network uptime, and no chargebacks, noncustodial crypto payments have several advantages over traditional fiat payment systems. Here are six noncustodial options for accepting crypto in-store and online. Also read: How Cryptocurrencies Can Mitigate Some of Brexit’s Negative Effects Accept Crypto With No Questions Asked For merchants interested in accepting cryptocurrency in-store or online, there’s Read more …

Armenian IT Company Accused of Illegal Electricity Use to Mine Crypto

An IT company in Armenia has been accused of illegally accessing electricity and using it to mine cryptocurrencies. $150,000 in power On Sept. 21, in an announcement from the Armenian National Security Service, the organization accused an IT company of illegally mining cryptocurrencies from inside a hydropower plant. The state agency reported that the IT company had installed cryptocurrency mining equipment inside one of the hydropower plants operating in Armenia and as a result illegally consumed 1.5 kilowatt-hours of electricity Read more …

Could Bitcoin (BTC) Price Slip Below $9000? May be Yes

Bakkt will go live with its physical BTC futures offerings on Monday, September 23. But, it seems bitcoin price is not quite in the mood to galvanize in action and has been sulking during the weekend.  Bakkt Launch & CME Futures Launch ‘Are Different’  Noted crypto trader, Crypto Michaël took to Twitter today to ‘clear the air’ about bitcoin futures launches. There is ‘no similarity’ between CME futures launched in December 2017 and Bakkt which is scheduled to roll out Read more …

Swiss University Fights Fake Diplomas With Blockchain Technology

The University of St. Gallen in Switzerland is setting its sights on blockchain technology to fight fake diplomas, a type of fraud that has been on the rise globally in recent years. Degree certification According to a CNN Money Switzerland interview from Sept. 19, the University of St. Gallen has announced that it is introducing a blockchain-based pilot project to verify the authenticity of its degrees in a matter of seconds rather than several days. The university’s CIO Harald Rotter Read more …

Ethereum Begins Ranging as Crypto Markets Drop, but $263 Target Remains

Ethereum (ETH) has been incurring significant bullish momentum over the past several days, and it has been able to maintain some stability around $220 despite the aggregated crypto markets facing some downwards pressure as Bitcoin nears $10,000. Analysts are now noting that Ethereum may still be targeting over $260 in the near-term, despite incurring some bearish technical formations over the past 12 hours or so. Ethereum Begins Forming Tight Trading Range At the time of writing, Ethereum is trading up Read more …

How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model

Since 2011, just after Satoshi Nakamoto left the Bitcoin project for good, networks have emerged that leverage the BTC chain in some way. A variety of projects over the last nine years have found value in anchoring some sort of feature set to BTC in order to bolster the satellite’s underlying network. The following article examines when these anchor-style projects started, where they are today, and how these concepts have been perceived by the crypto community. Also read: Bitcoin History Read more …

How Merge Mining and Anchored Blockchain Projects Capitalize on Bitcoin’s Security Model

Since 2011, just after Satoshi Nakamoto left the Bitcoin project for good, networks have emerged that leverage the BTC chain in some way. A variety of projects over the last nine years have found value in anchoring some sort of feature set to BTC in order to bolster the satellite’s underlying network. The following article examines when these anchor-style projects started, where they are today, and how these concepts have been perceived by the crypto community. Also read: Bitcoin History Read more …