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Bitcoin Breaches $7,000 in Downbeat End to Dismal Quarter

Bitcoin Breaches $7,000 in Downbeat End to Dismal Quarter

Bitcoin’s miserable quarter isn’t over yet. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency by market value dropped below the $7,000 mark Friday morning in Asia, the first time it’s breached that level since early February, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Reddit Drops Bitcoin Payment Option For 'Gold' Membership

Reddit Drops Bitcoin Payment Option For 'Gold' Membership

Social media website Reddit is no longer accepting bitcoin as payment for its Reddit Gold membership program. On Friday, users began commenting in the /r/BTC subreddit that the only available payment methods for the service are credit cards and PayPal,
Coinbase will support Ethereum ERC20 tokens on its exchange

Coinbase will support Ethereum ERC20 tokens on its exchange

Coinbase has traditionally been extremely selective when it comes to adding new coins on its platform, but it appears things might be about to change: the San Francisco-based company has announced plans to support Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens on its cryptocurrency exchange desk in the near future.
Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Worth $3.5 Mln Goes To Bitcoin-Friendly Auction

Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Worth $3.5 Mln Goes To Bitcoin-Friendly Auction

Ex-NFL player Evan Mathis, a member of the Broncos when they won the Super Bowl 50, is auctioning a $3.5 mln Mickey Mantle baseball card and is prepared to accept Bitcoin as payment, the AP reported yesterday, March 24.
IBM launches a cheaper platform for start-ups to build blockchain projects

IBM launches a cheaper platform for start-ups to build blockchain projects

has unveiled a new blockchain product that lets start-ups and developers build their own distributed ledger projects. The service is a cheaper alternative to Big Blue's current enterprise plan for firms looking to develop blockchain applications.
‘Diet Bitcoin’: Brother of Drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar Launches Bizarre ICO, Claims He Met Satoshi

‘Diet Bitcoin’: Brother of Drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar Launches Bizarre ICO, Claims He Met Satoshi

The brother of deceased Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar has created his own cryptocurrency. It’s called Dietbitcoin (DXX), and it’s perhaps even more bizarre than you would imagine. Roberto Escobar, who served more than 11 years in a maximum security prison for his role as an accountant for the Medellin cartel, is launching the coin through Escobar Inc., a private investment company.
THE NSA WORKED TO “TRACK DOWN” BITCOIN USERS, SNOWDEN DOCUMENTS REVEAL

THE NSA WORKED TO “TRACK DOWN” BITCOIN USERS, SNOWDEN DOCUMENTS REVEAL

INTERNET PARANOIACS DRAWN to bitcoin have long indulged fantasies of American spies subverting the booming, controversial digital currency. Increasingly popular among get-rich-quick speculators, bitcoin started out as a high-minded project to make financial transactions public and mathematically verifiable — while also offering discretion.
Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

Trump Prohibits U.S. Purchases of Venezuelan Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump banned U.S. purchases of a cryptocurrency the Venezuelan government is rolling out, as part of a campaign to pressure the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting U.S. citizens from engaging in transactions using the oil-backed currency, called the Petro.
Ether plunges after SEC says “dozens” of ICO investigations underway

Ether plunges after SEC says “dozens” of ICO investigations underway

The price of ether, the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, has fallen below $500 for the first time this year. The decline comes days after a senior official from the Securities and Exchange Commission acknowledged that the agency had "dozens" of open investigations into initial coin offerings. The price of ether has fallen 19 percent in the last 24 hours, from $580 to $470.
Animated Bitcoin iMessage stickers are the latest sign you should sell

Animated Bitcoin iMessage stickers are the latest sign you should sell

Investing in bitcoin is complicated, and experts and amateurs alike agree it can be difficult to know when to buy and when to sell.  But sometimes, once in a blue moon, the signs are so unambiguous that they are impossible to ignore. Cryptomoji Animated Stickers for iMessage are one of those signs — and it's screaming "sell" pretty damn loudly. 
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