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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 13

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. The crypto markets are tumbling, and their total market capitalization is down to ...

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5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds

A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously. According to the research, the mining has been done via cryptojacking, the practice of using other users’ computers’ processing power to mine for cryptocurrencies without the owners’ permission. Josh Grunzweig of the ...

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Thomson Reuters Adds Sentiment Data Tracking of 100 Top Cryptocurrencies

Canadian mass media and information company Thomson Reuters will now be tracking the top 100 currencies in its sentiment data tool. The necessary data will be provided via a partnership with MarketPsych Data LLC, according to a WebWire press release published Wednesday, June 13. In March, Thomson Reuters had added a Bitcoin (BTC) sentiment data feed to its MarketPsych Indices ...

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Misconfigured Ethereum Clients Have Resulted in Hack of Around $20 Mln

About $20 mln worth of Ethereum have reportedly been stolen by a group of hackers, exploiting misconfigured Ethereum clients, according to a Bleeping Computer article published June 11. The hackers were able access applications using the Ethereum software which configured their interface to expose a Remote Procedure Call (RPC). The RPC interface allows third parties to query, interact with, and ...

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E-Commerce Giant JD.com to Issue Blockchain Asset-Backed Securities

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has released plans to issue asset-backed securities (ABSs) on the blockchain, local media reported June 13. According to China’s Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) via its media outlet Securities Times, subsidiary JD Finance will issue the ABS in conjunction with Huatai Securities and Xingye Bank. Together, the partners will asses blockchain’s potential to shore up asset security, ...

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Bitcoin in Its Dark Hours Still More Popular Than Beyonce

Google searches for Bitcoin have reportedly declined 75 percent through 2018, yet the leading cryptocurrency is still outstripping the famous pop-star Beyonce on Google Trends, CNBC reported Tuesday, June 12th. Bitcoin analyst Brian Kelly told CNBC’s ‘Futures Now’ that only during her Coachella music festival performance this April did the megastar briefly eclipse Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of internet search ...

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Crypto News Platform Aims to Provide the Most Objective Information and Evaluation for Investors

A “value discovery” platform  for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, aided by a unique AI algorithm, plans to help investors make the best choices available to them in real-time, whilst avoiding dangerous mistakes. Beenews (BKBT) is based on Meta-graph Chain, a public blockchain system which includes the smart contract system. The team says that currently there are four issues for traders looking ...

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‘We Are at the Beginning of Tokenization of Everything’

Crypto and fintech conference MoneyConf in Dublin, Ireland continues today, June 13th, with a live-stream from Cointelegraph available to watch here. Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder & CEO of payments company Circle spoke this morning of an unprecedented “crypto-revolution,” saying that global society is “at the beginning of a tokenization of everything.” Just as the early internet transformed data and communications, blockchain ...

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