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Bitcoin Price Defies Oversold Conditions to Hit 15-Month Low

Bitcoin (BTC) tumbled to 15-month lows earlier today, defying hints of a rally signaled by current extreme oversold conditions. The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization fell to $3,200 on Bitstamp at 00:15 UTC –…


Testing $10K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine

Bitcoin hit four-week highs in Asian hours but continues to underperform when compared to alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins). Having scaled a long-term bearish trendline, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization rose to $9,021 at 07:30…


Why ICOs Could Eat Delaware's Lunch

Andrea Tinianow, Esq. is chief innovation officer at Global Kompass Strategies and was, until January, head of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative. David Adlerstein is a corporate attorney at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.   The…


LedgerX's Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Is Up 7X Since Launch

Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX has seen a sevenfold increase in volume in the six months following its launch of cryptocurrency derivatives. Chief operating officer Juthica Chou told CoinDesk that the startup has seen roughly $7.5…


EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The European Parliament has backed a move to bring closer regulation to cryptocurrencies. The parliament’s members voted by a large majority on Thursday to support a December 2017 agreement with the European Council for measures aimed, in part,…




$8,300: Bitcoin Seeks Direction at Key Price Hurdle

Bitcoin (BTC) remains in bullish territory today, but a major break above the long-term descending trendline has been elusive. That failure on the part of the bulls means the cryptocurrency needs a major move above…


New Ethereum Tech Brings Security to Scalable State Channels

The Slavic god of lightning, Perun, is entering the ethereum ecosystem (in spirit at least). Inspired by bitcoin’s lightning network, a group of researchers hailing from Warsaw have unveiled a new white paper entitled “Foundations of…


Kraken CEO: Crypto Exchange Won't Answer New York AG's Inquiry

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken isn’t planning to respond to the New York Attorney General’s newly-unveiled inquiry into the ecosystem. Kraken was one of 13 exchanges that received a letter from New York Attorney General…