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Bitcoin Price to End 2019 Up 84% — Claims ‘Panel of Experts’

[ad_1] A “panel of experts” questioned by Finder.com.au believes that Bitcoin (BTC) may end the year at price levels 84 percent above what they currently are sitting at.  The first and foremost cryptocurrency is currently trading at $3373.13 on Bitstamp at the time of this writing. 84 percent of Bitcoin’s current price is $2833.43, meaning an increase of the same percentage would equate to a year-end price of approximately $6206.56.
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Did Jack Dorsey Hint at Upcoming Bitcoin Payments Integration on Twitter?

[ad_1] Jack Dorsey, the co-founder of Twitter and founder of Square who currently serves as the CEO of both, may be looking to launch a Bitcoin payment integration on Twitter. In a recent series of tweets regarding his role in the “lightning torch” passing, Dorsey hinted at a future tweet-invoice function powered by the Lightning Network. Well… https://t.co/q3NuAT9jU9 — jack (@jack) February 5, 2019 A possible integration comes as little
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Crypto Firm Accused of Fraud, Duping Investor Into Buying $2 Million in Tokens

[ad_1] A lawsuit recently filed in a United States district court in New York claims that an investor was misled into investing $2 million dollars in the cryptocurrency MCash, a Feb. 1 court filing states.The filing alleges that the plaintiff Lijun Sun transferred $2 million to New-York based investment group Blue Ocean Capital Group, Inc. to purchase MCash tokens, stating:“Not only was the MCash Token not properly registered with the
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Bottom Feeders’ Time to Shine

[ad_1] Big news this morning that everyone’s talking about… The article on cheddar seems to be the source of this news as little has been confirmed by Facebook themselves save for the fact that they’ve hired a few members from Chainspace team. All we know at this point, Facebook has roughly 40 employees led by top FB exec David Marcus in their new blockchain team. What they’re working on or how it will
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US Trading Platform LedgerX Introduces Binary Wager on Bitcoin Halving

[ad_1] United States-regulated trading and clearing platform LedgerX has released a new type of derivative contract unique to Bitcoin (BTC), according to a blog post published on Feb. 5.The new product called LedgerX Halving Contract (LXHC) represents a binary option —  an option where the payoff is either a fixed monetary amount or nothing — that settles to the estimated next time that Bitcoin halves.Bitcoin halving is an event that
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Philippines Announces New Cryptoccurency Regulations

[ad_1] The Philippines has announced new regulations to govern crypto assets. According to the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza), a government regulator, the new regulations cover areas around the acquisition of cryptocurrencies, including utility and security tokens. The aim is to effectively regulate the crypto industry while safeguarding investor interests and promoting innovation, Ceza explained. Also read: Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto Facilities New Framework Aims to Protect Investors and
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New Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Token Offering Introduced in Philippines

[ad_1] The Philippines has introduced a new set of rules governing Digital Asset Token Offering (DATO), according to a press release published by the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA) on Feb. 4.The new regulations released by the country’s Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) are reportedly designed to regulate the cryptocurrency industry and protect investors, affecting such issues as the acquisition of crypto assets, including utility and security tokens. The
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Polybird’s Patrick Springer on the Future of Asset Tokenization

[ad_1] Asset tokenization has begun to reinvent the traditional financial system. Asset tokenization, the process of digitally encrypting asset titles, licenses, and other rights into tokens, challenges the status quo of financial and legal settlement with its numerous benefits. This movement to put real assets and securities on the blockchain offers improved security, transparency, and cost settlement compared to existing systems.  We got the opportunity to interview former Morgan Stanley
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Crypto Markets Trade Sideways, Gold Tries to Find Direction Ahead of Trump Address

[ad_1] Tuesday, Feb. 5 —  cryptocurrency markets are trading sideways and reporting mild losses. Bitcoin (BTC) is struggling to stay in the green, while other major coins are experiencing a downward trend.Market visualization from Coin360The leading digital currency BTC is trading at around $3,468 at press time, having gained a modest 0.16 percent on the day. On its weekly chart, BTC is up0.56 percent, with its lowest price point around
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Lightning Torch’s Bitcoin Payment Is Running a Worldwide Marathon

[ad_1] A lightning network payment has been making global rounds on Bitcoin’s secondary layer. The payment, slowly accumulating in value with each passing, is 2.8 ($96) million satoshis strong and still going. Dubbed the Lightning Torch, the payment has changed hands nearly 150 times across 39 countries. Traditionally, participants announce their ownership over Twitter to seek out the next recipient. Hopeful torch bearers respond to the tweets with a lightning