Tag: Bitcoin news

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    EXMO Exchange Employee Kidnapped in Kiev, Ukraine

    A leading crypto-analyst at EXMO, an exchange based in the UK, has been kidnapped in Ukraine. According to a report in the Telegraph, Pavel Lerner was taken from outside his office in a district of Kiev called Obolon. The abduction took place on December 26. Reports from local...

    Rick D. | December 28, 2017 | 8:20 pm
  • St Moritz Ski Resort to Accept Bitcoin Payments
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    St. Moritz Joins Handful of Ski Resorts Accepting Bitcoin

    Legendary Swiss ski resort St. Moritz has announced today that they will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for lift passes. The 2017/18 season that has just begun will be the first in which the payment method is trialled. According to Swiss information port SwissInfo, the director of the ski...

    Rick D. | December 28, 2017 | 3:41 pm
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    South Korean selloff on crypto clampdown

    After a brief day or two of recovery, all cryptocurrencies except a couple were back in the red again during the Asian trading session. Bitcoin showed a strong rebound but failed to break resistance below $17,000 yesterday and fell sharply back to $14,700 where it currently trades. Likewise...

    Martin Young | December 28, 2017 | 6:32 am
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    Investor Ari Paul Bets $1M That BTC Price Hits $50K by 2018

    According to Business Insider, Ari Paul, the chief information officer and co-founder of cryptocurrency hedge fund Blocktower, has purchased $1 million worth of options that offers a 30-fold payout if the bitcoin price hits $50,000 by the end of 2018, on behalf of Blocktower. “On Wednesday, an unidentified...

    Joseph Young | December 27, 2017 | 9:56 pm
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    Stick a fork in it; SegWit2x is back

    All the forking around in recent months has caused a lot of confusion, not to mention some unhealthy chart spikes for Bitcoin. However, according to the project’s official website, the controversial SegWit2x hard fork will go ahead on December 28. Months of infighting and debate were the result of...

    Martin Young | December 27, 2017 | 6:57 am
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    Belarus Legalises Cryptocurrencies to Lure Foreign Investment

    When most people think about high-tech innovation, the former Soviet bloc is probably one of the last places on Earth that springs to mind. However, Belarus is making efforts to change that. Thanks to a progressive piece of legislation that was signed into law last Thursday, President Alexander...

    Rick D. | December 26, 2017 | 2:42 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Analyst: Bitcoin Price Could Surpass $60,000 in 2018

    Over the past 24 hours, the bitcoin price has regained momentum after two major corrections, recovering to $15,000 across all major bitcoin markets including the US and Japan. In South Korea, the demand for bitcoin still remains significantly high, as it is being traded with a $4,000 premium...

    Joseph Young | December 26, 2017 | 9:00 am
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    BTC Price is Expected to Surge Rapidly in 2018, Factors to Consider

    Many analysts expect the bitcoin price to surge rapidly throughout 2018, in consideration of the increasing adoption of the cryptocurrency by major financial institutions, service providers, and individual investors across the world. Cboe, NYSE, and Goldman Sachs Bitcoin ETF / Trading By early 2018, the global finance market’s...

    Joseph Young | December 25, 2017 | 8:11 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Price Finding Stability After Frightening Free Fall

    The price of Bitcoin seems to have found some stability after its free fall into the festive period. No doubt there’ll be some conversations over lunch today with smug relatives who “told you so” about that “dodgy internet money”. After such a severe a drop in price, Mums, Uncles,...

    Rick D. | December 25, 2017 | 4:43 pm
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    Novogratz Remains Bullish on BTC Despite Delayed Hedge Fund Plans

    There are always some interesting developments in the world of Bitcoin. Mike Novogratz was forced to cancel his initial hedge fund plans. More specifically, the $500m fund will not launch after all. He also adjusted the Bitcoin price prediction of several months ago. In the long run, however,...

    JP Buntinx | December 23, 2017 | 11:00 pm

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