Russian Opposition Leader Raised $3 Million Worth of Bitcoin (BTC) in Three Years

A Russian opposition leader who goes by the name Alexei Navalny has been able to raise major funding in bitcoins for his political campaigns. Navalny is Vladimir Putin’s Main opponent The politician well known to be a vocal critic and main opponent of the sitting Russian president, Vladimir Putin’s, has raised over 591 BTC in donations over the last three years. When converted, this is estimated to be worth about $3 million at current prices. The report of this donation Read more …

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Trend Overwhelmingly Bullish & Dips Remain Attractive

Bitcoin price started a downside correction after trading as high as $5,641 against the US Dollar. The price tested the $5,500 support area and recently bounced back above $5,580. There is a key bullish continuation pattern in place with resistance near $5,595 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains well supported on the downside and it could climb to a new 2019 high above $5,641. Bitcoin price remains in a strong uptrend Read more …

Bitcoin SV Creator Craig Wright Screeches ‘I am Satoshi Nakomoto’

By CCN.com: In a meandering post on Medium today, Craig S. Wright made some bold claims. The post shifts from subject to subject, but begins with obvious anger at the delisting of Bitcoin SV by Binance, Kraken, and Shapeshift. It begins: Many people in the bucket shop, sorry, “crypto currency exchange” industry want to see me gone. […] You’re about to find out why I created bitcoin and yes I am Satoshi Nakamoto. Not Going Anywhere This would seem to Read more …

Bitcoin Eats Altcoins as Dominance Hits 4 Month High

Crypto markets pulling back; Bitcoin dominance rising, BNB and Cardano falling, BAT getting attention. Crypto markets have held gains largely thanks to Bitcoin’s rally yesterday. Total market capitalization remains over $180 billion at the time of writing as BTC eats into the altcoins while its dominance climbs to the highest levels this year. Bitcoin surged through $5,600 yesterday and spent most of the past 24 hours above it. It has started to pull back now though in early Asian trading Read more …

Crypto Market Flirts Key Resistance: Bitcoin Cash, EOS, BNB, Tron Analysis

The total crypto market cap once again failed near the $178.5B and $180.0B resistances. Bitcoin price remained in a positive zone above the $5,400 support area. EOS price declined again below the $5.30 and $5.25 support levels. Binance Coin (BNB) is down more than 5% and it recently broke the $23.00 support. Bitcoin cash price is back below the $295 support level, with a bearish angle. Tron (TRX) price is trading in a downtrend below the $0.0250 support area. The Read more …

Ripple (XRP) Price At Significant Risk of More Losses

Ripple price struggled to clear the $0.3320 resistance and declined steadily against the US dollar. The price declined below the $0.3200 support area and revisited the $0.3175 support area. There are two bearish trend lines in place with resistance at $0.3260 and $0.3280 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair remains at a huge risk of more losses if there is a break below the $0.3175 and $0.3160 supports. Ripple price failed to Read more …

Ethereum (ETH) Price Fails Again Near $176, Should U Buy?

ETH price struggled once again to gain strength above the $176 resistance against the US Dollar. The price declined sharply and broke the $172 and $170 support levels. There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support at $173 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could bounce back above $172 as long as it is trading above the $166 support area. Ethereum price failed to break important resistances versus the US Read more …

Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations

Bitcoin has become a significant funding source for one of Russia’s leading political dissidents. Alexei Navalny, a politician believed by many to be President Vladimir Putin’s main opponent, has attracted more than 591 BTC in donations over the last three years, worth about $3 million at current prices, public blockchain data shows. The donations became a flashpoint this week when a pro-Putin television network questioned their timing. Navalny’s investigative center, the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), regularly publishes exposés of government officials, including prime Read more …

McAfee Says He Spoke with Satoshi, Claims the Bitcoin Creator Is Furious

By CCN: Don’t say we didn’t see it coming. John McAfee is not unveiling the true identity of bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, at least not today. The mercurial tech maverick has put a stop to proceedings, alleging that due to an “imminent” extradition request to the United States, McAfee’s attorney believes outing Nakamoto to the world could be too dangerous for his client. The US extradition request to the Bahamas is imminent. I met with Mario Gray, my extradition lawyer, Read more …

Bitcoin Can Become a $5 Trillion Asset by 2024, Says Anthony Pompliano

Anthony Pompliano of Morgan Creek Digital believes Bitcoin is in a unique position to experience parabolic growth within the next five years, taking its market capitalization to $5 trillion. Bitcoin Set for Parabolic Growth In a tweet published on Monday (April 22, 2018), Pompliano identified Bitcoin as the only sub-trillion-dollar asset that looks capable of increasing by as much as 50 times within a five-year time frame. Such an increase would see the market capitalization for BTC topping $5 trillion Read more …

CZ’s Kumbaya Moment with Ethereum Proves Crypto Has Turned a Corner

By CCN: These are heady times for Binance Coin (BNB), the in-house cryptocurrency launched by the world’s largest crypto exchange, Binance. BNB hit a new all-time high a few days ago and the exchange successfully launched Binance chain, which features BNB and marks the coin’s independence from Ethereum. The cryptosphere has been filled with noises about BNB possibly being the new “Ethereum killer.” Weiss Ratings took the conversation a step further, suggesting that BNB might even be the new bitcoin. Read more …

South Korean Hospital to Create Blockchain Medical Data Management Platform

Blockchain-powered medical data marketplace Longenesis and biotechnology company Insilico Medicine have entered into an agreement with South Korean hospital Gil Medical Center to create a blockchain-based health data management solution. The development was announced in a press release published on April 23. As part of the collaboration, the parties intend to develop a blockchain-powered platform based on Bitfury’s Exonum blockchain framework to increase the efficiency of data collection, boost medical research processes and ensure transparent management of patient consent. Longenesis Read more …