Massive Hacks, Price Targets and a Bitcoin ETF: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this week’s edition of The CCN Podcast on iTunes, TuneIn, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin is up 2.69% this week to $6,700 surpassing $6,500 late last week after oscillating between $6,300 and $6,400 before flirting

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The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies

The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for CryptocurrenciesFrom Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will enable the Treasury to investigate crypto transactions, while a Congressman plans to introduce three drafts supporting the crypto industry. Also in The […]

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Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis Tools

Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis ToolsBlockchain explorers and cryptocurrency analysis sites just keep getting better. While Coinmarketcap (CMC) still dominates, these days it’s got stiff competition to contend with. Moreover, many of these platforms aren’t simply aspiring to be CMC knock-offs: they’re providing fresh tools for grasping the complexities of the ever-evolving cryptoconomy. Also read: 8 Alternatives to Coinmarketcap Cryptocurrency Tracker […]

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Programmable Money: Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Oracle Driven Upgrade

Programmable Money: Bitcoin Cash Community Debates Oracle Driven UpgradeLately, there’s been a lot of conversation directed at adding a canonical transaction ordering (CTOR) process to the Bitcoin Cash protocol. Then there’s the topic of whether or not the BCH developers should add the opcode OP_Checkdatasig (CDS) into the codebase. Some believe CDS will be beneficial to Bitcoin scripting applications and allow for all […]

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Bitcoin Cash Price Analysis: BCH/USD Breaks Above Key Resistance

Key Points Bitcoin cash price rallied and broke a major resistance near $440 against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted important bearish trend line was breached at $435 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is currently correcting lower, but dips near $445 and $440 remains well supported. Bitcoin

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$60 Mln Crypto Exchange Hack in Japan had no Impact on Bitcoin Price

Another hacking attack has hit a known crypto exchange in Japan, and this time, thieves managed to steal around $60 million in crypto. Another Crypto Exchange Hack The popularity of attacks on crypto exchanges seemingly continues to grow, with another such exchange being hit just recently, in Japan. It is largely believed that such incidents

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Credit Card Cartels Landed With $6.2 Billion Bill

Credit Card Cartels Landed With $6.2 Billion BillVisa and Mastercard have run up the mother of all credit card bills. The monopolistic payment providers had been embroiled in a long-running lawsuit instigated by merchants protesting their excessive fees. The credit card giants have now conceded defeat and agreed to settle the price-fixing case for a whopping $6.2 billion. Also read: Raising the Dead: […]

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