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Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH/USD Sellers Back In Driver’s Seat

Key Highlights ETH price declined heavily after it broke the $200 and $190 supports against the US Dollar. There is a short term contracting triangle formed with resistance at $178 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could correct higher, but upsides are likely to be capped near $180 or $185. Ethereum price declined heavily ...

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Ethereum Classic Price Analysis: ETC/USD Tumbles To New 2018 Low

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price declined sharply and broke the $8.00 and $7.00 supports against the US dollar. There is a short term consolidation pattern forming with resistance at $7.70 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken). The pair is in a major downtrend and it could decline again towards $7.00 or $6.70 in the ...

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Crypto Economist Claims Bitcoin is the “Medicine You Need”

The author of the hugely popular The Bitcoin Standard has said that Bitcoin is “not optional” and that it’s “here to stay.” Dr Saifedean Ammous, has been interviewed in the mainstream press. As you might expect from the economist and professor, the piece makes for some stirring reading for all those interested in the future of Bitcoin. Dr Ammous: Bitcoin “Kicks Every ...

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Humans vs Uber: Will Blockchain Help?

Uber managed to gain a remarkable market share in the transport industry by implementing a simple but powerful idea. The company didn’t invest in a technology from scratch, but selected an industry with great demand and built an ecosystem with a broader supply chain. Uber realized that the difference of quality and cost expectation assurance to be competitive depending on ...

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McAfee Labs Discover Russian Crypto Mining Malware, Correlation with Monero Price

McAfee Labs has announced the discovery of WebCobra, a Russian coin mining malware which explores victim’s computing power. Security researcher Kapil Khade also found that a correlation between the prevalence of miner malware and changes in the price of Monero (XMR). McAfee Labs Says Crypto Miner Malware Follows Price of Monero The threat research division of McAfee, a leading computer security software ...

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Bitcoin Unspent Transaction Output Accumulation Could Signal Crypto’s Next Bull Run

Since crypto’s recent lull, optimistic industry insiders have claimed that cryptocurrency investors, whether from retail or institutional backgrounds, have continued to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) en-masse and on the cheap. Although this sentiment has been nothing more than unconfirmed hearsay, research recently completed by Twitter user ‘FlibFlib’ could indicate that that the aforementioned claims have credence. More specifically, the UTXO set size has ...

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Mining Pools Rule, Individual Crypto Mining Deemed No Longer Viable

Although institutional players have continued to throw money at crypto assets and up-and-coming blockchain-focused projects, reports indicate that the mining subset of this industry has faltered, and greatly at that. GPU-Powered Ethereum Mining Now Unprofitable In mid-August, NewsBTC reported that some forward-thinking students, like Penn State grad Patrick Cines, had once sought it advantageous and profitable to set up shop mining ...

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IMF: Governments and Banks Should Setup and Control Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Speaking at the Singapore Fintech Festival this week International Monetary Fund head, Christine Lagarde, said that governments and central banks should work towards setting up their own digital currencies. Centralization, Control and Regulation Recommended She added that a central bank regulated system could become the starting point for rapid expansion into developing economies, reaching some of the world’s poorest without ...

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Cryptocurrency Researchers Diar Expand Data Platform to Cover ETH and Stablecoins

One of the cryptocurrency industry’s leading research groups, Diar, has announced that it will be expanding its coverage of the digital asset space going forward. Amongst the additional areas focused upon in future editions will be the Ethereum ecosystem, along with the ever-expanding list of stablecoins such as Tether and the Gemini Dollar. Diar to Extend Its Coverage of the ...

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