Ashish Parmar

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What Has Caused the Bitcoin Price to Drop Below $7,000 in the Past 48 Hours?

Over the past 48 hours, the Bitcoin price has dropped by more than eight percent from $7,500 to $6,890, despite having seen some of the most positive …

This Is A Game Changer For Bitcoin

The story<p>I don't normally write about the news, because normally I feel that it's either over hyped (click bait), already covered, or it really …

HTC Says Its Crypto-Friendly Smartphone Will Support Litecoin

HTC's new blockchain-compatible smartphone will support litecoin, creator Charlie Lee said Sunday.<p>Lee announced the news Sunday, adding that he was …

IBM trials blockchain platform aimed at banks

IBM launched a blockchain platform for financial services on Monday as it continued to bolster its offerings of the much-hyped technology.<p>Blockchain …

Blockchain

New Cryptocurrency Exchange Targets European Regulatory Compliance

<i>Editor’s Note: This article has been amended to clarify the current status of Blocktrade’s regulatory efforts.</i><p>A new cryptocurrency exchange has launched with a goal of complying with local regulatory requirements. If approved by the Financial Markets Authority the exchange, Blocktrade.com, will …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

Why The Bitcoin Bubble Will Burst In 2018

I know millions of speculators across the world don’t want to hear this, but there are some solid reasons to believe why the bitcoin run-up won’t last and will continue to recede.<p>It’s not just about speculating on computer code and the fact that Bitcoin isn’t really universal legal tender like a …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin bloodbath nears levels of dot-com bust; many tokens go to zero

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise last year had many observers calling it one of the biggest speculative manias in history. The cryptocurrency’s 2018 crash may help cement its place in the bubble record books.<p>Down 70% from its December high after sliding for a fourth straight day Friday, Bitcoin is getting …

Fundstrat Strategist Believes Bitcoin Could Be Bottoming

Robert Sluymer, managing director and technical strategist at Fundstrat Global Advisors, monitors Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He has a three phase technical process to follow trend shifts across markets. The methodology allows him to track the relative performance of Bitcoin and other …

Bank of America Is Closing My Three-Year-Old's Account Over Crypto

<i>Tim Enneking is the managing director of Crypto Asset Management in San Diego, California.</i><p>My daughter is 3 years old. Bank of America is closing her …

The ultimate guide to hard forks for crypto dummies

If you’ve been a member of the cryptocommunity for more than a couple of weeks, you’ve probably heard the term ‘hard fork’ thrown around. A lot of people may be wondering, what that exactly means. Perhaps you’ve heard of the most popular hard fork, Bitcoin Cash, and you’ve got a brief idea of its …

Bitcoin Rival Accused of Trying to Artificially Boost Its Price

Bitcoin Cash is the hottest cryptocurrency around right now for more reasons than you may imagine.<p>The offshoot of the biggest digital token has …

Bitcoin Cash

Explainer: What is a blockchain?

Where it came from, what it does, and how you make one.<p>What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical …

Peer-to-peer

Crypto Trading 101: Identifying Safe (Or at Least Safer) Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Before you take the plunge, take the time to do a series of background checks on the exchange you're thinking of using. Some have much stronger …

Early investor in Tesla, Skype and Hotmail says bitcoin will be bigger than all those combined

Not only does venture capitalist Tim Draper think bitcoin is here to stay, he says it could be bigger than the internet.<p>When asked during a debate …

Bitcoin investors face long delays cashing out, criticize two B.C. firms

Bitcoin investors unable to cash out, or having to wait weeks and longer to get their money, have been complaining about QuadrigaCX, a company …

Just About Everyone With Bitcoin Is Lying to the IRS

Bitcoin may have peaked in terms of value and public interest in 2017, but the cryptocurrency has been far less popular this tax season. According to …

Did Bitcoin Just Bottom?

<i>Source: Money.cnn.com</i><p>Bitcoin: The Bulls Are Back<p>Bitcoin (BTC-USD, COIN) is in rally mode once again after bouncing off multi-month lows in recent …

Cryptocurrency

Walmart To Implement Blockchain-Based Delivery System

The application of US retail giant Walmart to patent its “Smart Package” system has been released by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on …

The Brain-Boosting Tonic This Neurologist Drinks Every Morning

It may sound like hyperbole, but this morning juice recipe really did change my life. What we do first thing in the morning to feed our bodies can …

Bitcoin's Plunge in Volume Stirs Questions About Its Usage

Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60 percent from its record close, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also plunged: the number of …

Cardano: a rising cryptocurrency that wants to change the world

On Oct. 1, 2017, an unusual event caused a collective gasp in the world of cryptocurrencies. A little known cryptocurrency called Cardano — or ADA, …

Cryptocurrencies

Bank of America admits cryptocurrency is threatening its business model

One of the world’s largest financial institutions admitted in its annual report that cryptocurrency is a looming threat to its business model.<p>According to a report filed with the SEC by Bank of America:<p>Clients may choose to conduct business with other market participants who engage in business or …

Bank of America

U.S. Congress considers cryptocurrency rules and regulations

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class, several top lawmakers told Reuters.<p>Bipartisan momentum is growing in the Senate and …

Cryptocurrency

Can Cardano Replace Bitcoin and Ethereum?

The market's fifth-largest cryptocurrency is built on a third-generation blockchain.<p>The cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ether, and Ripple have attracted …

Someone Just Bought $400 Million Worth of Bitcoin

The highest roller in Las Vegas has nothing on Bitcoin’s latest investor.<p>An anonymous trader has sunk $400 million—enough to buy New York state’s …

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Financial Services

Coinbase Runs From One Fire to the Next

Coinbase Inc. is one of the most popular online exchanges for digital currencies. But last year, it started seeing complaints soar on the U.S. …

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

Government websites have quietly been running cryptocoin mining scripts

A security researcher has discovered thousands of legitimate websites — many belonging to local governments and government agencies — running scripts that secretly force visitors’ computers to mine cryptocoins.<p>In the UK, both the websites of the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Student …