Newsflash: Ripple Price (XRP) Pumps after Coinbase Hints at Listing More Coins

Bolstered by a hopeful announcement from cryptocurrency exchange giant Coinbase, the ripple price (XRP) broke out of its recent bearish trend. Ripple Price Breaks out of Early-Week Slump Ripple had traded deeply in the red for most of the day, shedding much of its phenomenal gain from the previous week. That changed on Tuesday evening

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Household Name: New Scrabble Dictionary Includes ‘Bitcoin’ as Playable Word

The newly-published sixth edition of Merriam-Webster’s Scrabble Dictionary released Monday includes ”bitcoin” as a playable word for the first time. Bitcoin Finds Its Way into Scrabble Lexicon While bitcoin was added to Merriam-Webster’s unabridged dictionary in 2016, the Scrabble dictionary is updated less often and includes fewer words. The last update released four years ago, in

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Monero Devs Patch Bug Allowing Attackers to ‘Burn’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Deposits

The developers of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero have patched a bug that would have allowed an attacker to cause significant damage to cryptocurrency exchanges and XMR-friendly merchants. Now-Patched Monero Bug Put Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Merchants at Risk Addressed through a software patch privately distributed to exchanges and merchant and later publicly disclosed through a post-mortem on the

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Cryptocurrency Derivatives Platform LedgerX Will Launch Ether Options: Report

Institutional bitcoin derivatives platform LedgerX is reportedly preparing to expand its cryptocurrency product line to include ether, the native asset of Ethereum. The U.S. firm, which was the first trading platform to receive approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin derivatives, has developed a line of ether options and is ready to roll

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Google Unbans Crypto Ads, Will Work With Regulated Firms in US and Japan

Google, the $828 billion search engine behemoth, has unbanned crypto-related ads, allowing regulated companies to utilize its platform to advertise their products. In March, Google executive Scott Spencer stated that cryptocurrency investments have potential to cause harm in financial markets, leading the search giant to ban crypto ads. He stated: “We don’t have a crystal

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Did the Mt. Gox Trustee Bitcoin Sell-Off Cause the Crypto Market to Crash?

On September 25, the Mt. Gox trustee released a document entitled “Announcement on Measures to Secure Interests of Bankruptcy Creditors,” disclosing the sale of over $230 million worth of crypto including Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. While it still remains unsure whether the decline in the price of BTC and the valuation of the crypto market

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Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Bear Flagpole Formation

Bitcoin on Tuesday depreciated more than 3 percent against the US Dollar after reversing from a bear flag top yesterday. The BTC/USD walked the day carrying the prevailing bearish sentiment on its shoulders. The early Asian trading session opened at 6518-fiat and didn’t wait much before dropping below key support areas around 6500-fiat and 6400-fiat.

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The U.S. Government Has Spent Millions Trying to Track Cryptocurrency Users

If you’ve ever wondered whether Uncle Sam is spying on your cryptocurrency transactions, a new report reveals that, if you reside or do business in the United States, the answer is probably yes. U.S. Govt. Goes All in on Tracking Cryptocurrency Usage Citing public records, research firm Diar reports that U.S. government agencies have collectively

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Cryptocurrency Trading Volume to See 50% Growth in 2019: Research

Despite cryptocurrencies having fallen off their record highs, the sector is expected to experience double-digit growth in trading volumes next year suggesting that trader enthusiasm in the nascent asset class has not waned. According to research conducted by Satis Group, crypto trading volume will grow by over 50% in 2019. In the United States, the

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