2019 Saw Most Exchange Attacks Ever, With Hackers Becoming More Savvy

As cryptocurrency exchanges beef up their security to defend themselves against cyberattacks, hackers are responding in kind by amping up their techniques — and the data shows that they’re finding success. Cryptocurrency exchanges faced more successful attacks in 2019 than in any other year since bitcoin began trading on public exchanges in 2011, according to […]

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Data Shows Why Bitcoin SV’s 163% Rally in a Week Won’t Last

The recent gains seen by Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto market have been massive by most standards but have not even come close to comparing with the parabolic rally incurred by the controversial Bitcoin Cash hard fork Bitcoin SV (BSV). BSV’s rally, however, may not be as bullish as it seems, as the volume backing […]

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Joint Coinbase-Circle Stablecoin Project USDC Listed on Competitor Kraken

Crypto exchange Kraken has added stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) to its list of trading pairs.  Touted as “the world’s fastest-growing stablecoin,” USDC saw listing today on crypto exchange Kraken, per a press release provided to Cointelegraph on Jan. 8.   USDC developed by Circle and Coinbase Payment company Circle, alongside crypto exchange powerhouse Coinbase, founded an […]

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Op Ed: Three Bitcoin Trends That Left Their Mark on 2019

It has been an eventful year for bitcoin. Digital Assets Data, which records, collates and analyzes cryptocurrency and blockchain transaction, value and popularity information, has identified a few essential trends as 2019 comes to an end. Here are three bitcoin trends that we’ve been following this year. Bitcoin as Digital Gold To begin with, anyone […]

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Why Did Youtube Crack Down on Crypto Channels? Lawyer Weighs In

If you’ve been on Crypto Twitter at all over the past 48 hours, you’ve likely heard the plight of many Youtubers covering the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency spaces. For those who missed the memo, earlier this week, countless influencers and content creators in the industry have reported that a number of their videos regarding developments in […]

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Oil and Gas Consortium Is 1st to Apply DLT to Industry Balloting

A group of 10 major global oil and gas firms including heavy-hitters like Chevron and Shell has successfully digitized industry balloting using blockchain. The Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium (OOC) successfully piloted a blockchain-based system for Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) balloting in partnership with Canadian technology provider GuildOne. According to an announcement on Dec. 18, […]

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Bitcoin Addresses With Any Balance Hit All-Time High

According to data compiled by Coin Metrics, a crypto asset market analysis firm, the number of Bitcoin addresses that hold any amount of satoshis reached a new all-time high between October and November 2019. According to the data, more than 28,393,045 addresses held some balance of bitcoin in that period, eclipsing a previously achieved all-time […]

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Ethereum Fractal Suggests Altcoins Could Soon Outperform Bitcoin

Throughout 2019, altcoins like Ethereum, Ripple, and others, have grossly underperformed next to Bitcoin, sans a few outliers like Chainlink, or Binance Coin, who had breakout years themselves in 2019. But according to a very accurate-looking fractal on ETH/BTC price charts, Ethereum could soon break out against Bitcoin, helping to propel altcoins out of the […]

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PlusToken Scam Selling Could Dump BTC Price For the Next Two Months

This year has yielded significant price action for Bitcoin (BTC), both to the upside and to the downside. Bitcoin’s price recently fell to around $6,500 as selling pressure continues to plague the market.  Recent data from crypto-Twitter analyst Ergo shows such selling is possibly due to further liquidation of 200,000 BTC in funds from the […]

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Op Ed: Equity Funding Is Still a Good Old-Fashioned Way to Raise Capital

In 2017, the world hit a fever pitch with ICOs; a concept that was only three years old had taken the crypto internet by storm.  From the outset, the initial coin offering (ICO) as a concept was beautiful. It took away the barriers to invest for the average person. It enabled anyone to support not […]

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