Network of Fake Bitcoin QR Code Generators Stole $45,000 in March March 29, 2020

A network of malicious QR code generators has stolen more than $40,000 from Bitcoin (BTC) users in one month. At least nine fake Bitcoin-to-QR code generators have been spotted in recent weeks, with security researcher, Harry Denley, first tweeting that he had identified two domains hosting fake QR code applications on March 22. Denley later […]

Bitcoin Price Inches Higher to $6.7K on $2 Trillion Stimulus Agreement March 25, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) price is continuing to move higher on March 25 alongside U.S. equities markets, which yesterday saw a historic 11%+ rise on news of a potential multi-trillion-dollar economic stimulus package. This was the single biggest daily rally since 1933.  At press time, BTC price is attempting to establishing a higher foothold at $6,700 while […]

Here's How High Bitcoin Price May Go if $6.4K Becomes New Support March 20, 2020

After rallying 21.6% to a new seven-day high at $6,375, Bitcoin (BTC) traders now seem intent on pushing the price higher to $7,200.  The digital asset has made an impressive 66% recovery since dropping to $3,775 on March 13, and the majority of altcoins are also notching double-digit gains. But how much longer can the […]

Bloody Monday: Bitcoin Price Loses $8K, Oil -30%, DOW Futures Plunge March 9, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) closed the week at $8,024, a shocking 9.92% loss and a new weekly low not seen since January 13 when the asset traded for $7,946. The abrupt correction took place as DOW, S&P 500 and oil futures plummeted as investor fears over the economic impact of the coronavirus continue to intensify.  Crypto market […]

Price of Bitcoin Drops After $150 Million Liquidated on BitMEX February 27, 2020

Today the cryptocurrency market saw a huge drop in the price of Bitcoin (BTC).  According to the data analytics provider Skew on Feb. 26, over $150 million worth of Bitcoin was liquidated on the trading exchange BitMEX, the most seen since the new year began. Millions of dollars of long and short positions caused the […]

Bitcoin’s Bullish Battle, Ethereum 2.0, BCH Faces ‘Slow Death’: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 17–23 February 24, 2020

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Bitcoin grapples with $10,000 — two scenarios for the week […]

Bitcoin Price Drop Nets Bitfinex 'Whale' $10 Million in 5 Minutes February 16, 2020

Late Saturday night on Feb. 15, Bitcoin (BTC) price briefly reclaimed the $10K mark after a tumultuous day of trading that saw the price drop 5.35% to $9,853. The possibility of a downside break was enhanced by Bitcoin’s failure to hold above $10,330 and for the past 4 days $10,450 to $10,500 served as a […]

Bitcoin Price Hits $10,000 for the First Time in 2020 — Up 40% YTD February 9, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) briefly hit $10,000 on Feb. 9, capping a momentous first month of 2020 to reach its highest level since October last year. BTC seals $10K after three months Crypto market weekly price chart. Source: Coin360 Data from Coinbase exchange and Cointelegraph Markets showed that shortly after 3:00 a.m. UTC BTC/USD moved to $10,000 […]

Tezos (XTZ) Outperforms Bitcoin Price With 80% Monthly Gain February 6, 2020

Since the start of the year Bitcoin (BTC) has gained approximately 41% and on Feb. 5 the crypto asset thrilled investors as the price broke through the $9,500 resistance and rallied to set a new yearly high at $9,745.  In light of Bitcoin’s strong trend reversal from its 2019 bottom at $6,400, there is a […]

Bitcoin Price Rallies to Set a 2020 High Near $9.5K – Is $10K Next? January 29, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) price has rallied to $9,439 and bulls have again shown that they have no intention of letting the crypto market’s most valuable asset stay below the $9K mark.  Bitcoin daily price chart. Source: Coin360 Earlier in the day Bitcoin’s price dropped below $9,000 to a daily low at $8,879, which led some analysts […]

Bitcoin Price Breaks Through Key Resistance as Traders Target $9.2K January 28, 2020

Bitcoin daily price chart. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) bulls appear to have found a second wind which allowed them to push the price above $9,000 to a daily high at $9,150.  As discussed in an earlier analysis, bulls had been fighting to hold the price above $8,800 throughout the day and multiple attempts at knocking […]

Bitcoin Price Blitzes the $8.5K Resistance as Bulls Target $8.8K January 27, 2020

As the weekly close approached, Bitcoin (BTC) price gained above $8,500 after spending the previous day trading in the $8,200 to $8,300 range. At the time of writing, bulls are attempting to push through the $8,500 to $8,650 resistance zone in order to inch toward a daily lower high at $8,800. Bitcoin daily price chart. […]

Bitcoin Price Rally Falters as Bulls Fight to Hold the $8.3K Support January 24, 2020

After three days of trading in a tightening range Bitcoin price (BTC) dropped below $8,300, stopping at $8,264 which is slightly below the $8,300 support and the 200-daily moving average (DMA) at $8,200.  Earlier in the day John Bollinger, the creator of the popular Bollinger Bands indicator, tweeted that the recent pullback should not alarm […]

Bitcoin Price Tightens as Traders Prepare for a Second Shot at $9.2K January 22, 2020

After a strong two week performance that saw Bitcoin (BTC) price rise from $7,700 to $9,200, the top crypto asset appears to be consolidating before making another attempt at $9,200. As this process takes place and Bitcoin’s dominance rate dropped slightly, many altcoins rallied with double-digit gains which brought many to test or even push […]

Crypto Winter to Spring: Key Factors That Brought Bitcoin Back to Life January 20, 2020

During the first couple of months of 2019, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) stayed put under the $4,000 mark, thereby solidifying fears that the market was indeed in the midst of a long crypto winter. Not only that, but all through 2018, this space witnessed the simultaneous collapse of around 2,000 cryptocurrencies — which lost […]

Bitcoin Price Breaks Above Key Resistance Levels as Bulls Target $8.6K January 14, 2020

Bitcoin (BTC) price has at last crossed above the $8,300 resistance, setting the digital asset up for a run at $8,500 and restoring bullish momentum to the current uptrend which has seen the price rise from $7,655 to $8,536 over the past week.  Cryptocurrency market weekly overview. Source: Coin360 For the second time in a […]

Bitcoin Price Rockets to $8,450 as Iran Attacks U.S. Bases in Iraq January 8, 2020

On Tuesday Bitcoin price continued the rally of the previous day by retaking $8,000 then pushing above the 200-day moving average for the first time since November 2019. The strong upside move also brought the digital asset above the long-term descending channel which formed on Jun. 25 and outside of today’s channel breach, Bitcoin had […]

Bitcoin Price Rallies 5.5% to $8K – Is $8.2K the Next Stop? January 7, 2020

On Monday during the U.S. evening trading session, Bitcoin (BTC) price continued its rally from $7,358 and at the time of writing the price pushed as high as $8,000. For the past week, traders have been closely watching to see if Bitcoin could flip $7,450 from a resistance to support and many suggested that sustained […]

Worst Bitcoin Price Prediction of 2019 January 1, 2020

To prophesize is a natural human tendency. Humanity applauds those who make the right prediction and also love to hate on people when they miss the mark, especially by ridiculously large amounts. For many years, the crypto industry has been prone to high fluctuations and volatility. Nobody can actually predict what will unfold in the […]

No More Bitcoin for Nordea Bank Employees, Experts Question the Motive December 9, 2019

An act of paternalism or a case of generic Bitcoin (BTC) distrust? It is hard to make out the exact reasons for Nordea Bank’s ban on its 31,500 employees trading in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies — even on their own time — a prohibition that was upheld on Dec. 2 by a Danish court. In […]

Doom or Double Bottom? — Bitcoin Price Support at $7.8K Is Key November 21, 2019

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action continues to be less than impressive unless one is a bear capitalizing on the current shorting opportunities.  Bulls pinned their hopes on BTC price breaking out of the falling wedge in a strong upside move since the consensus was that this particular pattern tends to produce bullish outcomes more often than […]

ProtonMail Reveals It’s Been ‘HODLing’ Its Bitcoin Payments for Years November 18, 2019

Swiss-based email service, ProtonMail, has revealed on Nov. 16 that it hasn’t cashed in any of the Bitcoin (BTC) it has accepted as payment for its premium service in years.  The tweet was in response to a customer who complained that he felt guilty for spending Bitcoin ion a ProtonMail invoice instead of holding or […]

BBC: New Files Allegedly Connect $450M in Lost Bitcoin to Russian Intelligence November 16, 2019

$450 million worth of lost cryptocurrency from the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange WEX may have been transferred to a fund belonging to Russian intelligence agency the Federal Security Bureau (FSB), according to an investigation by the BBC’s Russian Service published on Nov. 15. The BBC’s recent investigation into the BTC-e crypto exchange case, in which co-founder […]

Travel Company Allows Customers to Book Flights With Bitcoin November 14, 2019

Alternative Airlines, a travel company based in the United Kingdom, has partnered with cryptocurrency service Utrust to facilitate payments with crypto. On Nov. 13, the Swiss-based digital payments processor Utrust announced a new partnership with its first merchant in the travel industry, Alternative Airlines. The two companies plan to provide customers with the ability to […]

Dutch Court Orders Facebook to Remove Fake Bitcoin Ads November 12, 2019

A Dutch court has ruled that Facebook must remove Bitcoin (BTC)-related fraudulent investment ads following local billionaire and television producer John de Mol’s lawsuit against the company, Reuters reported on Nov. 11. De Mol initiated judicial proceedings against the social media giant in June 2019, claiming that Facebook failed to respond to multiple requests to […]