UK Regulators Probe 18 Crypto Firms for Fraud and Illegal Operations

Over a dozen firms in the cryptocurrency sector are under investigation by UK’s financial regulator, reports the Financial Times. According to the business publication, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) disclosed on Sunday that 18 companies were being investigated over their involvement in selling cryptocurrencies. Additionally, alerts and warnings had been sent to another dozen or …

2018 Sees Bitcoin’s Lowest Average Daily Price Change: Report

This year Bitcoin’s (BTC) average daily price change was the lowest value reported in the past nine years, self-proclaimed professional cypherpunk Jameson Lopp tweeted Dec. 30. This year, the average daily value change for Bitcoin was -0.33 percent, according to Lopp’s tweet. In second place for lowest average daily price change was 2014 at -0.25 …

O que é Bitcoin? (Dublado em português)

Versão em português do principal vídeo explicando Bitcoins. Esta versão foi dublada por MercadoBitcoin.com.br, a maior empresa de Bitcoins da América Latina. Este vídeo está sob licensa Creative Commons. Mais detalhes em creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ A criação original está disponível em weusecoins.com. Foram feitas as seguintes alterações: – Dublagem – Inclusão de ítens pertinentes ao Brasil (exemplo: …

Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Top Stories This Week Nvidia Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Losses After Lower GPU Mining Demand Graphics processing unit (GPU) producer Nvidia is currently facing a class action lawsuit over losses that the company reported when lower crypto prices lowered demand for GPUs by miners. The Schall law firm announced the lawsuit this week, with …

Consumer Confidence Drops, Can Retailers Like Walmart End 2018 Well?

The confidence of consumers in the mid-term performance of the U.S. economy has declined, placing more pressure on retailers like Walmart and Target that have been struggling since the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2018. Along with major technology stocks in the likes of Apple and Amazon, retailers have been amongst the worst performing …

Weekly crypto recap pt 1: ABC checkpoints, mining in elections, and other news!

In today’s Weekly Crypto Recap, ABC adds 10-block checkpoints, Calvin Ayre seems to capitulate on twitter, US Election Commission allows Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns, and other latest news from the week. With Chris Karabats, Chris Pacia, and Kieran Mesquita Part 1: BCH fork updates: 10-block checkpoints Calvin Ayre’s capitulation on twitter Bitcoin Cash SV’s …

Kraken Publicly Asks: Is It XRP or ‘Ripples’?

Confusion continues in the cryptocurrency industry over altcoin Ripple (XRP) after US exchange Kraken publicly asked for help with naming it. 1 Ripple, 2 Ripples? No One Knows The latest episode in a series of bizarre events over XRP token and its notional issuer Ripple, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell appealed to the company’s CTO David …