Friday, December 8, 2017

CryptoCurrency News: Zcash Sets Roadmap for Blockchain Upgrades in 2018

The zcash development team is planning a series of network upgrades for next year, according to a roadmap published today.

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CryptoCurrency News: Circle's CENTRE Raises $20 Million in SAFT Sale

Circle has raised $20 million in a Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) sale for its ethereum-based "CENTRE" payments network.

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CryptoCurrency News: New ViaBTC Exchange to Use Bitcoin Cash as Base Trading Pair

Mining pool ViaBTC is launching a new cryptocurrency exchange based in the U.K., the company announced today.

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CryptoCurrency News: Major Gold Dealer APMEX Begins Accepting Bitcoin

One of the largest online gold dealers has announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin.

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CryptoCurrency News: Craigslist Sellers Can Now Request Cryptocurrency Payments

Online classifieds marketplace Craigslist has added a feature that lets users specify that they accept cryptocurrency payments.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bull Trap? Bitcoin Cash Price Is Up, But Gains May Be Short-Lived

Bitcoin cash (BCH) is well bid today, but a close look at the numbers indicates the positive move could be deceptive.

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CryptoCurrency News: Microlending Trends As Startups Look to Blockchain for Loans

Blockchain is now being touted as a way to revive a long-promised method of boosting financial access for the underbanked.

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CryptoCurrency News: Australian Finance Watchdog to Monitor Bitcoin Exchanges

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre has received the go-ahead to monitor bitcoin exchanges after the passing of a new bill.

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CryptoCurrency News: Bitcoin Dips Below $15k on Weak Afternoon Trading

Bitcoin was among the worst performing assets in the 6:00 UTC to 12:00 UTC trading session on Friday

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CryptoCurrency News: Correction Coming? Bitcoin Retreats After $17k High

Bitcoin prices are taking a hit in the early U.S. session today, after a record spike to over $17,000 yesterday.

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[FOREX NEWS] Non-Farm Payrolls live blog

The US economy was expected to gain around 200K jobs in November after hurricane-affected months beforehand. Wages carries expectations for a rise of 0.3% m/m and 2.7% y/y. While the event will not move the Fed from raising rates in December, it will certainly rock the US dollar as it has future implications. Here is [...]

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[FOREX NEWS] EUR/USD: Not Sharing The Consensus-View On EUR Direction In 2018 – ABN AMRO

EUR/USD is drifting lower as the year draws to an end. But what’s in store for 2018? Here is the view from ABN=AMRO: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: ABN AMRO FX Strategy Research discusses its EUR/USD outlook for 2018 and makes the case for not sharing the consensus view for further EUR upside [...]

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CryptoCurrency News: Credit Union Trade Body NAFCU Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance.

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CryptoCurrency News: High Bitcoin Prices Spiking Demand for Washington's Cheap Electricity

The Central Washington region of the U.S. has reported surging demand from bitcoin miners for its cheap hydropower as price gains continue.

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CryptoCurrency News: The Blockchain Token Velocity Problem

Most utility tokens don’t provide a compelling reason for users to hold the token for more than a few seconds. And that's a problem for its value.

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CryptoCurrency News: Huobi, SBI Announce Plan for Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi and financial services giant SBI Group are partnering to launch a pair of Asia-based digital exchanges.

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