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145.03 USD / 0.03682000
0.08% / 0.47%
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218,392,343 USD
-42.65%
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Bitcoin Cash Support Added on Coinbase Wallet App

CoinSpeaker Bitcoin Cash Support Added on Coinbase Wallet App Coinbase has confirmed that they added a new feature for Bitcoin Cash on their platform. Now users will be able to directly transfer the coins to their Wallet App straight on the platform. Bitcoin Cash has gone through a lot of controversy in the past, it was even named as the culprit of the crypto winter. However, it seems like Coinbase is still recognizing its relevancy by announcing this direct support. This addition happened right after the exchange showed similar support for Bitcoin. Reaffirming Support The statement reads that Coinbase Wallet is an already devote supporter for the best cryptocurrencies to be found on the market. Including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ethereum Classic. One more important thing to note with Coinbase is the fact that they also support more than 100 thousand ERC20 tokens. Addin Bitcoin Cash to that list was imperative, as the price and capitalization of the coin could not be ignored, even though it was connected to a lot of controversies. Free and Fluid Transactions Coinbase gave its users the ability to better control their assets. Meaning that the mobility of Bitcoin Cash has vastly improved. Until now, the users were only able to store the coin on exchange controlled wallets, but now it’s a different story. The support for iOS and Android users will be created sometime next week as well. The exchange highlighted the simplicity of the new addition. They also outlined the fact that it’s a one-click transaction and the users won’t have to go too much hassle. Coinbase also noted that both CashAddr address formats and Legacy addresses will have compatibility on the platform, which was basically a power move to cater to as many customers as possible. In order to protect the users’ Bitcoin Cash, the exchange will implement only the best security measures. Namely, the Secure Enclave technology and also support the Bitcoin Cash Testnet. Bitcoin Cash Support Added on Coinbase Wallet App
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Coinbase Wallet App Announces Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Cryptocurrency Support for iOS and Android

In their most recent blog post, Coinbase’s Siddharth Coelho-Prabhu announced that Coinbase Wallet will now enable the support of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). This means that users will have the option to store BCH directly on Coinbase Wallet app. Announcing support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) on Coinbase Wallet!https://t.co/bIIZO1wg7q pic.twitter.com/u3tLxtt2x9 — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) February 20, 2019 […]
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Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Wallet App

Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Wallet App United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its Coinbase Wallet, according to an announcement published on Feb. 19. The update states that users can now store Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase Wallet, adding: “The new Wallet update with […] Cet article Coinbase Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Wallet App est apparu en premier sur Bitcoin Central.
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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Price Analysis: Bears sense opening as market correction begins

A green wave swept over the cryptocurrency market as $10 billion was added in less than 24 hours. Leading the charge was EOS and Bitcoin Cash [BCH], with both coins seeing massive double-digit price increases. Following the rapid rise, BCH has now dipped, posting a 2.65 percent decline against the US dollar, the biggest decrease in the top 10. The coin is now trading at $142.46, while the market cap of the coin stands at $2.51 billion, over $400 million behind Litecoin [LTC]. In terms of exchange dominance, LBank takes the top two spots in BCH trading volume, accounting for $68.86 million, or 12.76 percent, and $32.68 million, or 6.06 percent via the trading pairs BCH/BTC and BCH/USDT respectively. Taking the third spot is Huobi Global, holding $29.85 million or 5.53 percent in the trading pair, BCH/USDT. 1-hour Source: TradingView After several days of stabilization, the coin saw a massive uptrend which stretched from $120.06 to $143.65, following which the coin began to stabilize and has now, declined. Bitcoin Cash finds immediate resistance at $148.74. The immediate support level, placed at $139.57, formed after the price increase, has been broken and has since shifted down to $137.61. The Parabolic SAR shows that the coin is now trading with bearish momentum as the dotted lines are aligned above the coin’s trend line. The Fisher Transform line shows that the coin is bearish, as indicated by the Trigger Line’s crossing over the Fisher Line. The Chaikin Money Flow tool, however, indicates that the money flowing into the coin market is above 0. However, this is likely to dip below. 1-day Source: Trading View In the one-day chart, a massive downtrend is witnessed between $624.43 to $82.36, a reminder of the November 2018 hard fork. Following the brief bull run in mid-December, the coin has seen yet another downtrend stretching from $197.02 to $126.55. Bitcoin Cash finds long-term support at $108.67, which the coin is now well above. The long-term resistance stands at $142.26, which the coin is trading close to, but looks unlikely to break. The Bollinger Bands are expanding, suggesting that the coin will make way for some degree of price volatility and fluctuation. Further, the Moving Average line shows that the coin is bullish. The MACD line shows that the coin is vying for entry into the bullish zone since early January, but with no respite. The Relative Strength Index shows that investor interest has since mildly dipped to 63.79, still close to the ‘overbought’ zone. Conclusion: Bitcoin Cash saw a massive price increase on 19 February, even more so than the rest of the market. But, it has failed to sustain the bullish wave, seeing a significant price decline the following day. The short-term indicators point to a bearish market for the coin with the exception of the Chaikin Money Flow which suggests a positive money inflow into BCH. In the long term, the volatility of the coin has increased, as indicated by the Bollinger Band, but the suppression of the bulls continues. The post Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Price Analysis: Bears sense opening as market correction begins appeared first on AMBCrypto.
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Billionaire Elon Musk Lauds Bitcoin As “Quite Brilliant,” Why Isn’t Tesla Going Crypto?

While Elon Musk has yet to formally delve into the Bitcoin space, he has long been a fabled member of the crypto community. Since finding his way to the headlines of the world’s media, the Tesla chief executive’s pro-innovation mindset has struck a chord with many enamored with cryptocurrencies. In fact, some say that Musk’s unsaid raison d’etre of bettering society at large, especially by amending the world’s most harrowing issues (climate change, confinement on Earth, financial inequality), lines up with the goals held by many cryptocurrency insiders. Thus, some have even argued that Musk could be Satoshi Nakamoto. Sahil Gupta, a former intern at Musk’s second multi-billion dollar enterprise SpaceX, once infamously claimed that Musk’s brief mentionings of cryptography, economics, the C++ computing language, along with the entrepreneur overarching vision scream Satoshi. The South African-Canadian entrepreneur has done his best to keep his mouth zipped regarding his candidacy for the Satoshi title, but that hasn’t stopped him from talking about cryptocurrencies. We had @elonmusk on the latest episode of @ARKInvest's podcast! He had a few things to say about Bitcoin. "Paper money is going away and cryptocurrency is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper." – Elon Muskhttps://t.co/U5qOnM7nBo — Yassine Elmandjra (@yassineARK) February 19, 2019 Bitcoin Is “Quite Brilliant” While the crypto market has remained in a depressed state, save for Monday’s jaw-dropping rally, stars have begun to descend on this industry. Weeks ago, NewsBTC reported that a mass of celebrities, including the Spice Girl’s Mel B, Johnny Depp, Madonna, and Lionel Messi, had some involvement in cryptocurrency. More recently, Jack Dorsey of both Twitter and Square took to Joe Rogan to claim that the native currency of the Internet is likely to be Bitcoin. Related Reading: Twitter CEO Loves Lightning on Bitcoin: is it the Future of Fast, Instant Payments? And just on Tuesday, Elon Musk, the most well-known Silicon Valley guru, took to the New York-based ARK Invest’s “FYI” Podcast to touch on Tesla’s plans, autonomy, other innovations, such as crypto. Per The Block, who compiled his comments regarding cryptocurrencies, Musk made his comments with explicitly bullish tones. After discussing Tesla’s most recent advancements, the hosts of the podcast, the CEO and an analyst at ARK, a disruptive innovation-centric investment group, took a brief aside. They asked Musk if he agrees with Dorsey’s recent comments on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies at large. Interestingly, Musk responded with an answer, albeit somewhat cursory. He tacitly agreed, noting that the “Bitcoin structure was (is) quite brilliant,” adding that Ethereum and “maybe some of the others” have merit too. Musk did admit that he isn’t too enamored with Bitcoin’s Proof of Work (PoW) consensus mechanism, noting that it is energy intensive. Yet, he explained that fundamentally, crypto assets are great as they bypass currency controls, especially in nations embroiled in financial and political turmoil, like Venezuela. He added that cryptocurrencies are also a “far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper,” subsequently quipping that he’s sure of this “without a doubt.” In spite of all this, he made it clear that Tesla isn’t going to foray into the crypto space in any capacity, noting that it would be a good use of his firm’s resources to prop up an offering. Musk’s abrash comments quickly elicited responses from each and every corner of the crypto space. Matt Odell, a long-time pro-Bitcoin coder and industry personality, joked that the comments “confirmed” his bias that cryptocurrencies could oust banknotes. Changpeng “CZ” Zhao of Binance noted that eventually, “[Musk] will join the brotherhood,” adding that he is unequivocally sure that the businessman will take up a crypto mantle. CZ notably called on the Tesla founder to take up the Lightning Network Trust Chain torch last week, just days after Twitter’s Dorsey openly lauded Bitcoin in dozens of tweets. Crypto Is Better Than Banknotes? While Musk made notable acknowledgments in his brief appearance on ARK’s “FYI,” what stood out to many crypto investors was his thoughts on the dichotomy between banknotes & physical cash, and crypto assets, not centralized e-money. For a brief recap, Musk simply stated that he is unequivocally sure that crypto, whether it be Bitcoin, Ethereum, or otherwise, is a “far better” medium of exchange than pieces of paper. Shocking, right? This may be deemed hearsay by pundits of the legacy world, but the world is already adopting digital mediums of exchange. Per previous reports from this outlet, Arthur Hayes of BitMEX took to his company blog to claim that platforms like WeChat Pay and AliPay have already begun to take over China’s financial system. Who’s to say that cryptocurrencies, a decentralized counterpart to these systems that tout their own currencies, cannot have a similar impact on society at large. The fact of the matter is that these digital payments systems, whether decentralized or centralized, offer benefits that cash/plastic cannot. Case in point, payments on both Bitcoin and WeChat Pay are cheap, rapid, and relatively secure. But arguably, decentralized payment ecosystems, which are non-sovereign, private, immutable, and non-censorable, are even better than their centralized peers, which is likely what Musk was touching on. Featured Image from Shutterstock Billionaire Elon Musk Lauds Bitcoin As “Quite Brilliant,” Why Isn’t Tesla Going Crypto? was last modified: February 20th, 2019 by Nick ChongThe post Billionaire Elon Musk Lauds Bitcoin As “Quite Brilliant,” Why Isn’t Tesla Going Crypto? appeared first on NewsBTC.
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In the Daily: Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin, Shanghai’s Fudan University, Xdat Exchange

In this edition of The Daily we cover some largely supportive remarks the famous entrepreneur Elon Musk has made about Bitcoin, the latest academic institution to launch a blockchain R&D center, and a new offering from Malta-based exchange Xdat. Also Read: Bank of Spain Report: Bitcoin Is a Solution for a System Without Censorship Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin The founder of Tesla and Spacex, Elon Musk, is once again making headlines about crypto. He recently went on the Ark Invest podcast to discuss the future of autonomous driving technologies. Most of the half-hour interview focused on the strategy behind his electric car company but the topic of cryptocurrency eventually popped up in the last four minutes. Musk commented: “I think the Bitcoin structure is quite brilliant. There seems like there is some merit to Ethereum as well, and obviously others. But I’m not sure if it’s a good use of Tesla resources to get involved in cryptos … We’re really just trying to accelerate the advances of sustainable energy. One downside of Bitcoin is … computationally it’s quite energy intensive. There has to be some kind of constraint on the creation of crypto. It’s very energy intensive to create the incremental bitcoin at this point … It bypasses currency controls. Paper money is going away, and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper. That’s for sure.” Shanghai’s Fudan University Launches Research Center Shanghai’s Fudan University has become the latest academic institution to launch a blockchain R&D center. Founded in 1905, Fudan is one of the most prestigious and selective schools for higher learning in China. The Shanghai Blockchain Engineering Technology Research Center is tasked with carrying out basic research in the field, developing demo applications in collaboration with the broader industry, and training talent to serve Shanghai’s economic development. Last month the University of California, Berkeley announced the formation of its own blockchain-focused startup accelerator program, the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator. This program is meant to help aspiring entrepreneurs create high-value ventures in the blockchain space with industry guidance from Silicon Valley. Xdat Exchange Lists 18 Trading Pairs Xdat, a new Malta-based cryptocurrency trading exchange, has announced the listing of 18 trading pairs. These comprise ETH/BTC, BCH/BTC, EOS/BTC, ETC/BTC, XRP/BTC, DASH/BTC, LTC/BTC, BTC/ETH, BCH/ETH, EOS/ETH, ETC/ETH, XRP/ETH, DASH/ETH, LTC/ETH, BTC/TUSD, ETH/TUSD, BTC/EURO, and ETH/EURO. The company has further plans to add other pairs over time. The exchange is compliant with Maltese regulations for KYC and AML procedures and caters to both retail and institutional investors. Its fiat gateway allows users to deposit funds in 12 major currencies: USD, GBP, JPY, HKD, CHF, AUD, NOK, SEK, DKK, CZK, PLN, and HUF. This selection is meant to eliminate the need for involvement of a foreign bank for the supported options and allows users to work solely with Xdat’s bank. “Xdat is on a mission to address the key problems of existing exchanges … including lack of flow of new capital, lack of trust, no approach for mass adoption, and high fragmentation,” said CEO Prashanth Swaminathan. “Our aim is to bring crypto to all. To that end, we will be working closely with our community and using their support and feedback to make our interface more user-friendly and trading as streamlined as possible.” What do you think about today’s news tidbits? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. Images courtesy of Shutterstock. Verify and track bitcoin cash transactions on our BCH Block Explorer, the best of its kind anywhere in the world. Also, keep up with your holdings, BCH and other coins, on our market charts at Satoshi’s Pulse, another original and free service from Bitcoin.com. The post In the Daily: Elon Musk Talks Bitcoin, Shanghai’s Fudan University, Xdat Exchange appeared first on Bitcoin News.
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Elon Musk Praises 'Brilliance' Of Bitcoin And Ethereum, But Clash With Tesla's Energy Stance

Main Street seems to be giving cryptocurrency a second look. Last week, Jamie Dimon and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) announced an investment in JPM Coin, which will become the first digital token provided by a U.S. bank. This week, Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk lent cryptocurrency additional validation. “Paper money is going away, and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
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Elon Musk Calls Bitcoin "Brilliant" | Here's Why He's Optimistic

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