Market Mostly Trades Sideways as Bitcoin Price Holds Above $10,300

The price of Bitcoin is holding above the $10,300 price mark as the market is mostly trading sideways today. Monday, Sept. 9 — Cryptocurrency markets are largely trading sideways with most changes among the top-20 coins not exceeding 1% on the day. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways for the better part of the day and seems to be holding above the $10,300 price mark. The coin saw a low of $10,080 earlier before moving to an intraday high of around $10,400, and is currently trading at…

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Study: Blockchain in Healthcare Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2025

The blockchain technology in healthcare market is expected to see significant growth to surpass $1.6 billion by 2025, according to a recent outlook. The value of the blockchain technology in healthcare market is expected to surpass $1.6 billion by 2025, according to global market research and consulting firm Global Market Insights. In a press release published on Sept. 9, Global Market Insights estimated that the blockchain in healthcare market will grow due to a number of factors such as the implementation of government initiatives and increasing investment in the field.…

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Decentralized Brave Browser Tops Chrome in Google Play Rankings in Japan

Blockchain-based web browser Brave has beat out major rival browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Opera in the Japanese Google Play rankings. The popularity of the decentralized blockchain-enabled web browser Brave continues to grow as it has outranked other browsers in Google Play rankings in Japan. Brave beats rival browsers According to a Reddit post on Sept. 8, this is the first time that the privacy-focused Brave browser has overtaken its rival browsers such as Firefox, Opera and Chrome in Japan. The most recent ranking data from Google Play shows that…

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Roger Ver Shares His Story in New Video Series

As someone who was there from virtually the start, Roger Ver has seen and done it all in Bitcoin. A tireless evangelist for Bitcoin since long before it was cool, Ver remains a vocal proponent of the benefits of peer-to-peer cash and its power to effect positive change in the world. Every day this week, Roger Ver will be sharing a chapter from his life story in a multi-part video series. Rich in anecdotes, it provides a fascinating insight into how Roger Ver and Bitcoin became inexorably intertwined. Also read:…

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Report: Libra Stablecoin Tied to Major Currencies, Maybe Not Yuan

Facebook has reportedly announced the major national currencies with which it plans to set the value of its forthcoming Libra stablecoin. Social media giant Facebook, which is currently trying to get regulatory approval for its Libra stablecoin project, reportedly shared details regarding the project’s proposed backing reserves. According to a report by Bloomberg on Sept. 9, Facebook told United States senators about the backing reserves for the stablecoin — a type of cryptocurrency valued by a reserve currency, commodity or algorithm.  Libra is backed by major national currencies Libra will…

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US SEC Chairman on Bitcoin ETFs: ‘There Is Work Left to Be Done’

In a recent interview, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton says there is more work to be done before approving a Bitcoin ETF. United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton recently spoke with CNBC’s Bob Pisani regarding the regulator’s latest take on Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded funds (ETFs). ‘Progress is being made’ Speaking with Pisani on Sept. 9, the SEC chairman stated that, although significant steps have been taken to address regulatory concerns vis-a-vis a Bitcoin ETF, there is “work left to be done.” Clayton went on…

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London-Based Hedge Fund Raises $50M to Launch New Crypto Investment Fund

Nickel Asset Management, a U.K.-based hedge fund manager, has raised $50 million for its newly launched crypto investment fund. Nickel Asset Management, a United Kingdom-based hedge fund manager, has raised $50 million for its newly launched crypto investment fund. According to a report from Finance Magnates on Sept. 9, the hedge fund has raised $50 million for its newly launched crypto investment fund, Nickel Arbitrage Fund, which aims to take advantage of arbitrage trading in digital assets. In arbitrage trading, traders buy an asset on one exchange and sell it…

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Stellar Development Foundation and Keybase Jointly Launch $120M Airdrop

The Stellar Development Foundation has launched a 2 billion XLM ($120 million) airdrop in collaboration with encrypted messenger Keybase. The Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit founded to support the development of the open-source Stellar network, is launching a $120 million airdrop in collaboration with encrypted messenger Keybase. According to a Sept. 9 blog post, Keybase will be giving 100 million Stellar (XLM) each month over the next 20 months to their users, which totals to 2 billion XLM, or almost $120 million. Keybase will distribute XLM among its more than…

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Bitmain Launches Two New S17 Bitcoin ASIC Miners

Bitmain announced two new S17 series Bitcoin miners and a delivery delay compensation program. Leading mining Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new S17 miners in a news release shared with Cointelegraph. The two new mining ASICs, the S17e and the T17e, will both be launched on Sept. 9. The company claims that both the new models feature improvements, which should translate to higher efficiency, more stable operation and more longevity. ASIC specifications released Bitmain also released the specifications of both the newly announced mining machines. The…

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Price Analysis 09/09: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, ADA

The action might shift to altcoins for the next few days. Which altcoins offer a trading opportunity? Let’s analyze the charts. Preparations for the launch of Bitcoin (BTC) futures on Bakkt are on track. While market participants were excited before the launch of CME group’s futures trading at the end of 2017, the current launch is being approached with caution. Bitcoin’s volatility continues to drop, which shows that both bulls and bears are not taking large directional bets.  Bitcoin’s dominance, that had risen above 71% in the past week is…

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