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F2pool, believes that anywhere from 600k to 800k bitcoin miners have shut down since mid-November as the bitcoin network's hashrate - and the cryptocurrencys price - have declined. Ripple has released the latest version of its most popula[...] Read more The U.S-based crypto mining firm Giga Watt filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy this past Monday, but it still owes creditors some $7 million. Insurance coverage in the crypto space totals about $6 billion, a mere drop in the bucket for a market [...] Read more The ICE's bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt is delaying its product launch. The U.K.s FCA is considering a ban on some cryptocurrency-based derivatives, a senior executive has said. The Alabama Securities Commission is taking a h[...] Read more This item was first seen by us on December 23, 2018 10:01 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for more. Leave a Comment

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You can email any news tips, press releases, stories and corrections to us at news@coindesk.com. Unfortunately, as we receive so many press releases and requests to cover stories, regrettably, we are unable to respond to every one. However, please be assured that we have seen your email and will be in touch if we would like further information. If you have a startup you want to pitch, the following information would be good to include: Mike Butcher, Editor of TechCrunch Europe, has a great presentation and blog post on how best to pitch a publication and get your story covered. It's well worth checking out if you're a blockchain company looking for CoinDesk to cover your story. This share was found by us on December 23, 2018 9:39 PM. Share this content on social media: You may want to visit www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

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CoinDesk is the world leader in news, prices, and information on bitcoin, digital currencies, and the blockchain movement as a whole. Over 5 million people visit the site every month, including fintech/bank executives, technology entrepreneurs and investors, digital currency traders, lawmakers and regulators from government agencies, and journalists from major technology publications. View our full Audience Profile here. For advertising purchases of over $10,000, please email advertising@coindesk.com for more competitive rates. If you have any questions, or you would like a direct deal with multiple creative, multiple positions, geo-targeting and other custom settings, don't hesitate to reach out. This publication was retrieved by us on December 23, 2018 9:38 PM. Share this content on social media: Browse www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

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The price of ether fell to 19-month lows just over $80 today and is now down 94% from its January peak. Until there are well-designed privacy features for enterprise applications on public chains, it's premature for firms to use them, says Amber Baldet. The SEC's settlement with the founder of EtherDelta is likely the first of many enforcement actions to come against crypto token exchanges. An Australian researcher says wide disagreements about underlying prices and lack of short options keep cryptocurrency prices alive. Ether, litecoin, dash and neo are now down year-over-year and trading at their lowest total in over 12 months. This publication was discovered by us on December 23, 2018 9:38 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

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Bitcoin is a digital currency that is being used increasingly all over the world since its inception in 2009. In the years since, many other assets and forms of blockchain technology have been developed. Find out more about bitcoin, ethereum, blockchains, and enterprise distributed ledger technology and how they are being used and evolving with our straightforward guides. It's a decentralized digital currency It's fast, cheap to use, and secure From an exchange or an individual A guide on how to sell your bitcoins Learn about bitcoin POS systems Bitcoin addresses and private keys The current regulation around bitcoin This piece was retrieved by us on December 23, 2018 11:50 AM. Share this content on social media: Check out www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

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CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Its mandate is to inform, educate and connect the global community as the authoritative daily news provider dedicated to chronicling the space. Founded in May 2013, CoinDesk reaches millions interested in blockchain technology thru its website, social media, newsletters, podcasts and video. CoinDesk created the original reference rate known as the Bitcoin Price Index which is widely sourced in the media including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC and many others on a daily basis. This data was found by us on December 23, 2018 11:14 AM. Share this content on social media: Check out www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

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Bitcoin is looking increasingly bullish on a key technical chart following its strong move above $4,000. Bitcoin's recovery rally faces sturdy resistance at $4,400 here are three reasons why. Bitcoin's relief rally gathered pace on Thursday, pushing prices to two-week highs above the psychological hurdle of $4,000. Bitcoin's price crossed key resistance yesterday, boosting the prospects of a stronger rally above $4,000. Bitcoin could be in for a stronger recovery rally ahead of New Year as the recent major sell-off looks to be fading. Bitcoin is still struggling to find the bottom of a bear market on the anniversary of its $20,000 all-time record price high. This publication was found by us on December 23, 2018 11:14 AM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for more from this source. Leave a Comment

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CoinDesk explores why crypto traders believe volume to be one of the market's best indicators. It's unlikely the CFTC will act in time for ICE to launch Bakkt as planned on Jan. 24, CoinDesk has learned. A bill introduced this week in Congress takes a hard line on Iran's efforts to develop its own sovereign cryptocurrency. Journalist-owned news site Popula has stored an entire U.S. news article on the ethereum blockchain, permanently archiving the story. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has joined other super-wealthy individuals in pledging to donate much of his net-worth to philanthropic causes. In a bid to provide services for institutional investors, investor tools provider Picks & Shovels is merging with crypto accounting startup This share was first seen by us on December 23, 2018 11:07 AM. Share this content on social media: Check out www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Crypto Custody  State Street Is Waiting on a Client Shift, Exec Says Crypto Custody State Street Is Waiting on a Client Shift, Exec Says
State Street, one the largest institutional custodians on the planet, said there is no sense of urgency at the moment, at least from clients for the firm to move into safeguarding crypto assets. Speaking at the American Banker BlockFS conference in New York on Thursday, Jay Biancamano, State Street's managing director for digital product development and innovation, acknowledged there is a high level of interest?, however. There is no sense of urgency on the part of our clients to move into these assets right now. When they do, we want to meet them there, said Biancamano. There is a very high level of interest but no need to move because currently none of our clients are looking for us to house these assets in custody. This publication was retrieved by us on December 02, 2018 2:13 PM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for more. Leave a Comment

How Silvergate Became the Leading Bank for Crypto Startups How Silvergate Became the Leading Bank for Crypto Startups
It's been a long journey for Alan Lane since the Silvergate Bank CEO bought his first bitcoin in 2013. That was around the time his small, deposit-hungry bank, based in La Jolla, California, took on its first crypto exchange as a client. It was a gutsy move for a financial institution, since at the time most bankers viewed bitcoin as either a fad, a scam or a reputational risk if they had even heard of it all. Speaking Friday at the BlockFS conference in New York, Lane recalled: Here were these companies that were raising money from reputable [venture capital] firms. They weren't doing anything illegal, they weren't doing anything immoral. And yet, they were struggling to maintain bank accounts. So I put our need for deposits together with their need for banking services. This data was found by us on December 01, 2018 3:13 PM. Share this content on social media: Check out www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Ethereum Developers Are Quietly Planning an Accelerated Tech Roadmap Ethereum Developers Are Quietly Planning an Accelerated Tech Roadmap
Ethereum developers are quietly discussing a previously undisclosed upgrade that could boost the capabilities of the technology more aggressively in the short-term. Specifically, the minutes from four private meetings that took place at the Devcon4 conference at the end of October, refer to an upgrade named ethereum 1x, possibly to be activated in June 2019. An internal document containing the minutes was published to Github by an engineer of the ethereum virtual machine, Greg Colvin, on Friday. While previously undisclosed, the minutes have been verified by one attendee who wished to remain anonymous. They told CoinDesk that developers believe the proposals are too early-stage to be discussed publicly. Other developers did not respond to requests for comment. This information was first found by us on November 23, 2018 4:16 PM. Share this content on social media: Have a look at www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

Lightning-Powered Blog Sees 20,000 Bitcoin Micropayments in 7 Months Lightning-Powered Blog Sees 20,000 Bitcoin Micropayments in 7 Months
Few projects have done as much to explore crypto micropayments as the year-old Yalls blog created by Lightning Labs developer Alex Bosworth. From April through early November, Bosworth said, blog participants have processed nearly 20,000 invoices with the Lightning Network, a bitcoin scaling solution that makes micropayments feasible by keeping them off the blockchain, sidestepping network transaction fees. It costs roughly one cent to read a Yalls article, half a cent to leave a comment on a post, and 10 cents to react to a post with an emoji. Publishing an article costs around 6 cents. One nice thing about micropayments is that it brings back anonymity to the web, Bosworth told CoinDesk. I'm really a fan of the idea that your identity doesn't have to be tied to a username and password. This share was discovered by us on November 23, 2018 11:50 AM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

Bitcoin Price Eyes Double Bottom Reversal After $4K Defense - CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Eyes Double Bottom Reversal After $4K Defense - CoinDesk
Bitcoins defense of key long-term support for the second time in four days is a positive sign for a potential recovery rally. The leading cryptocurrency by market value fell below $4,242 (low of Wednesday's inside-day candle) in the Asian trading hours, putting the bears back into the driver's seat. As a result, BTC fell below the 200-week exponential moving average (EMA) of $4,182 earlier today. The breach of the EMA support, however, may have trapped the bears on the wrong side of the market, as BTC is currently trading at $4,330 on Bitstamp, having clocked an intraday low of $4,061 earlier today. This publication was retrieved by us on November 23, 2018 8:01 AM. Share this content on social media: Browse www.coindesk.com for more. Leave a Comment

Crypto Exchange Poloniex Announces 'Pre-Fork' Trading for Bitcoin Cash Split Crypto Exchange Poloniex Announces 'Pre-Fork' Trading for Bitcoin Cash Split
Poloniex announced Tuesday it will be the first cryptocurrency exchange to offer trading for the pending bitcoin cash (BCH) hard fork amid an ongoing debate over the technology's roadmap. Starting Wednesday night, Poloniex, operated by Goldman Sachs-backed startup Circle, revealed it will begin offering customers the option to buy bitcoin cash ABC (BCHABC) and bitcoin cash SV (BCHSV) trading tokens. This is the first time Poloniex has offered trading pairs for a crypto asset prior to a possible fork, a move it says is part of a wider strategy to increase the company's customer experience, according to a company blog post. This posting was first seen by us on November 08, 2018 6:56 AM. Share this content on social media: Visit www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

As 'Plasma' Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now As 'Plasma' Stalls, SNARKs Become New Hope for Scaling Ethereum Now
Efforts to scale ethereum, the world's second-largest blockchain, are growing more varied as one much-anticipated solution encounters pitfalls amid its continued development. At the forefront of this transition has been plasma, a concept widely heralded as ethereums best bet for short-term scaling. Already, researchers behind the tech have built five distinct versions of the protocol but within these multiple iterations, there's evidence that work isn't proceeding as originally hoped, with little actionable code being put together well over a year since its inception. As plasma slows, however, attention is being drawn to zk-snarks  a form of cryptography pioneered by privacy-centric cryptocurrency zcash  as another path forward. In fact, startups are already embracing the tech, which allows developers to aggregate transactions into batches, as they look to scale the network amid other efforts to expand, upgrade and grow ethereum. This entry was found by us on November 08, 2018 1:01 AM. Share this content on social media: Have a look at www.coindesk.com for additional posts. Leave a Comment

CoinDesk Android App Now Available on Google Play Store CoinDesk Android App Now Available on Google Play Store
Following the success of CoinDesks popular app for iOS devices, we are pleased to announce the launch of an equivalent version for Android. The application features quick access to the latest digital currency news and analysis, of course, along with the latest bitcoin prices and price charts, network statistics, price alert notifications and a currency converter. Readers familiar with the iOS app should feel right at home, as the Android app features the same functionality and a similar layout. However, in keeping with the times, our devs have tweaked the appearance in accordance with Google's latest Material Design principles  as employed in Android 5.0  resulting in a more consistent users experience and flatter look. This share was discovered by us on December 19, 2014 9:26 AM. Share this content on social media: You may want to visit www.coindesk.com to find more similar content. Leave a Comment

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