What’s Changed Since Bitcoin Was at $9K in 2017? – Everything

Bitcoin smashed through the $9K barrier over the weekend and all the indicators are looking good for the bull run to continue. How will it be different this time around? The Last Time Bitcoin Reached Over $9K Cast your mind back to November 2017, the first time BTC was trading at this price 00. What’s changed since then and why is it so much better placed this time around? Big Businesses Weren’t Scrambling to Get In When Bitcoin soared over $9K the last time, the entire panorama looked completely different.…

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Hong Kong Paying a Premium for Bitcoin That Beijing Can’t Stop

BTC in Hong Kong is currently trading $175 above its spot price according to other Bitcoin indexes, as political instability is driving demand for a safe haven. Hong Kong Protesters Seek Safety in Bitcoin Bitcoin demand in Hong Kong is starting to surge as an increasing amount of citizens are seeking refuge in the decentralized currency. The extradition bill, which will bring in new laws to deport all non-mainland criminal suspects back to China for court proceedings, has caused a great deal of economic uncertainty. It is this uncertainty, which…

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Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support

The Bitcoin Cash community has greatly advanced its efforts to support the sustainability of the cryptocurrency with a fundraiser whose contributions are donated to developers. The campaign has already reached the 95% milestone out of an initial goal of raising 800 BCH for the development fund by Aug. 1, 2019. Also Read: Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com Bitcoin Cash Community Strongly Backs Developers A number of big donations to the Bitcoin Cash Development Fund have just brought the total community contribution made to the campaign very close…

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PR: Monarch Launches IEO on LAToken Exchange

Monarch is changing the world of Crypto. With a Universal Decentralized Crypto Wallet, The MonarchPay payment solution allowing businesses and individuals the ability to receive BTC & ETH payments and get paid in Fiat, along with the Monarch Marketplace & Motor, Monarch is on track to become the One Platform to Rule Them All. Monarch Overview: The Monarch Wallet: ONE APP TO ACCESS THEM ALL Monarch combines all your favorite blockchain services in one place. One login, one KYC for all-supported blockchain or crypto services, with access to all supported…

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Binance to Offer Bitcoin-Pegged BEP2 Token for Trading

Binance has announced the launch of crypto-pegged BEP2 trading pairs starting with a bitcoin-pegged token – BTCB. Bitcoin-Backed Token to be First Ever Crypto-Pegged BEP2 The crypto exchange giant announced the news via a blog post on its website published on Monday (June 17, 2019). According to the statement, Binance plans to offer crypto-pegged tokens on its DEX platform beginning with BTCB. Users will be able to trade the BTCB/trading pair. According to Binance, the trading pairs of these BEP2 tokens will always that of a pegged token and its…

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Hayden Otto Discusses the Rise of North Queensland’s Bitcoin Cash Movement

Bitcoin cash merchant acceptance has grown significantly over the last year according to the BCH merchant directory Marco Coino. One specific region, North Queensland, Australia has an extremely dense population of bitcoin cash accepting retailers. This week, News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Coinspice Executive Editor Hayden Otto about the influx of adoption in North Queensland and how it’s become a hub for bitcoin cash supporters. Also read: How to Exchange Your Amazon Gift Cards for Bitcoin Cash North Queensland Loves BCH Digital currency acceptance is a big deal to bitcoin cash proponents…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bears in ‘Disbelief’

Bitcoin price closed the week at $8,974, up 17.6%, marking a tremendous recovery from the previous week, completely reversing the loss in valuation from the previous week and putting in a new yearly high of $9,391. Let’s take a look whether Bitcoin price can continue onwards and upward and breakthrough the $10k psychological barrier. Bitcoin Price Weekly Chart The weekly chart shows the bitcoin price 00 moving from lows of $3,322 to highs of $9,391. This is a staggering increase of 182%, which is reminiscent of some of the moves…

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Litecoin Creator Invited to Talk Crypto at $4.6M Warren Buffet Lunch

Tron’s Justin Sun has announced that his first ‘plus one’ for the Warren Buffet charity lunch will be Litecoin Founder, Charlie Lee. The Litecoin creator tweeted that he was ‘excited about this opportunity to meet a legend’. We believe this refers to Buffett rather than Sun. It’ll Take More Than Justin Sun To Sell Buffett On Crypto Justin Sun won the lunch date with noted crypto-sceptic Warren Buffett after bidding $4.57 million in a charity auction. Despite bidding more than $1 million more than the previous record-winning bid, many thought his…

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Blockmodo Lets You Create a Snapshot Cryptocurrency Price Widget

Cryptocurrency prices never stop moving, as the market exists in a constant state of flux. There are instances, though, when it’s useful to be able to hit the pause button and view the price of a cryptocurrency at a fixed point in time. For such occasions, Blockmodo’s snapshot widgets provide historical prices that are easy to absorb at a glance. Also read: Bitcoin.com Just Rebranded – Check out Our New Look Snapshot Widget Shows Crypto Prices Frozen in Time If you’re composing an article that addresses cryptocurrency prices at a…

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Bitcoin Back In G20 Spotlight As Industry Meets FATF Over Data Demands

Cryptocurrency exchanges will meet with the regulators who want to treat them like banks at the upcoming G20 Summit – but Bitcoin price has already shaken off concerns. FATF Meets Its Match As Bitcoinist reported last week, June 21 sees publication of new material from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) aimed at cryptocurrencies. Set to affect what the organization calls “virtual asset service providers” – exchanges, asset managers and more – the FATF’s suggestion has already gained the support of G20 members, and will impact around 200 countries in…

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