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Annoyance As Bitcoin Price Between Exchanges Grows

Last week Bitcoin hit record highs, filling headlines everywhere. However; the high price might not be what it seems, thanks to the growing price gap on exchanges.   On Thursday, Bitcoin traded above $19,000 on the GDAX exchange, run by Coinbase, but on other platforms, it was trading at $15,000. This is a huge difference, and it is easy to see why people are getting frustrated with the news. Unfortunately, this is nothing new when it comes to Bitcoin, however, there can be no denial that this gap seems to be getting worse.   So, just what impact does this have on...

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Machiavellian Wall Street vs Main Street

Many have questioned the rally by crypto assets this year, the media and much of the financial community remained sceptical and compared the monumental growth in values to past market bubbles, and in some cases to ponzi schemes. Main street remained defiant and defended the legitimacy of coins with fury and every market crash was seemingly followed by a rally more powerful than before. In the end, Wall Street has somewhat surrendered and in mere days, the CME will finally launch Bitcoin Futures. Will this be the end of Bitcoin as we know it? Since now there will be an...

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Bitstamp Launches Instant In-App Conversion

Leading global digital currency exchange, and EU’s largest Bitcoin exchange, Bitstamp has announced plans to launch an instant in-app conversion of three cryptocurrencies. This will include, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. They will work closely with Revolut customers, which is a London based ‘global banking alternative’. These customers will be the first to buy, sell and hold the three different currencies and instantly convert fiat money to cryptocurrency. Revolut customers can expect to use the app for instant purchases of these currencies via Bitstamp, as well as transferring their other currencies supported by the app to other Revolut customers free of...

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This Is How Bitcoin Exchanges Will Be Affected By The DDOS Attacks

The threat of DDoS attacks is a big worry for cryptocurrency exchanges, especially for Bitcoin, who has seen its price continue to soar, recently hitting a new high of $12,000. More and more people are trying to get their hands on this lucrative cryptocurrency whilst the price is so good, which has put an awful lot of strain on both the exchanges and the servers. They are doing everything they can to meet the growing needs of all of their customers, as well as doing their best to keep the hackers out of the exchanges, whose aim is to cripple...

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Money laundering cases proclaimed by Japanese exchanges

A recent report on money laundering has revealed that between April and October 2017, 170 cases of cryptocurrency laundering were reported to police in Japan. This follows the introduction of the new cryptocurrency regulations in April, which require all cryptocurrency exchange operators to report or flag suspected money laundering to the relevant authorities for investigation. A growing market for cryptocurrency At the time the cryptocurrency regulations were introduced, new legislation came into force recognising Bitcoin as a legal method of payment in Japan. To date, Japan's financial regulator has licensed 11 cryptocurrency exchange operators and the number is set to...

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