Crypto Startups Forked Out $878,000 To White Hats In 2018

Bitcoin may have been dubbed the “world’s most secure transaction settlement layer” by Anthony Pompliano, but the industry surrounding the protocol may not be all too secure. Case in point, crypto startups have forked out over $878,000 in bounty to white hat hackers in 2018, specifically for solving bugs that slipped under the radar. Crypto …

Bitcoin Named Most Disastrous Investment of 2018

FinExpertiza, a network of Russian auditing and consulting firms, has lambasted Bitcoin as the least profitable investment instrument in 2018. Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta requested a report on the investment ranking of 14 instruments from FinExpertiza. While precious metal palladium turned out to be the most profitable investment, Bitcoin losses were noted to be 71.15% at …

Bitcoin Grew 82,000% in 7 Years But ‘Died’ 91 Times in 2018

Bitcoin died 91 times in 2018 alone and 337 in total. But despite the latest bear cycle, hard data shows that Bitcoin has grown with more than 82,000 percent in the last 7 years.  Bitcoin ‘Died’ 91 Times in 2018 According to website Bitcoin Obituaries – there were 91 publications in 2018 proclaiming Bitcoin’s demise. Interestingly, there were …

Kraken Enables Bitcoin Cash and XRP Margin Trading

Crypto exchange Kraken has launched margin trading options for two of the top digital currencies by market capitalization, Bitcoin Cash and XRP. High Risk Margin Trading Expanded at Kraken Margin trading allows users to leverage their accounts with funds they do not actually possess. This can lead to far greater profits but and also greatly …

$1 Billion Bitcoin Lawsuit against Craig Wright Will Continue

A motion by the self-declared creator of Bitcoin and the chief scientist at blockchain firm nChain, Craig Wright, to have a multi-billion dollar lawsuit accusing him of stealing bitcoins belonging to an alleged business partner dismissed has been denied. Wright Loses Bid to Dismiss Lawsuit over Alleged Bitcoin Theft In a ruling delivered on Thursday …

India May Legalize Bitcoin Under “Strong” Rules

India could be making a U-turn on its directives for cryptocurrencies. Per reports from the New India Express, a second interdisciplinary committee set up by the Indian government is considering making cryptocurrencies legal in the country again but with more stringent rules. This revelation comes just a few months after a government panel suggested the …

UK Investors and Businesses Still Suffering Fallout of Bitcoin Crash

Hundreds of businesses and retail investors are still counting the cost of bitcoin’s 80 percent drop from its all time high at the turn of the year. A Sky News special report has revealed that alongside investment portfolios, bitcoin’s price tank also claimed several mortgages, loans, marriages and even possibly university funds for some investors’ children in …

Bitcoin Not Correlated With Stock Market, Fund Manager Says

Anthony Pompliano maintains that Bitcoin shares no correlation with the traditional stock market. For the Morgan Creek Digital Assets chief, there is only at best a minor psychological relationship between both asset classes brought on by traders with diversified portfolios containing stocks and cryptos. Bitcoin has Proven to be Non-Correlated Speaking to CNBC on Wednesday (Dec. …