Binance Supports First Live Property Auction Using BTC and BNB

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is partnering with real estate auctioneer James Pratt Auctions (JPA) to launch a live property auction using bitcoin and Binance Coin (BNB). On April 8, buyers can bid on – and buy – a futuristic-looking, luxury, beach-front mansion nicknamed ‘The Jetsons” in Casuarina, New South Wales, using BTC or BNB. The auction follows a partnership between Binance, JPA and NuYen Exchange. It also represents another step towards greater adoption of digital currencies. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts…

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Why Industry Execs See Big Crypto Rally Ahead

In the last 24 hours, the bitcoin price has slightly recovered to $4,046, recording a minor 0.7 percent increase against the U.S. dollar. The positive upside movement of bitcoin led alternative cryptocurrencies to record gains in the range of 5 to 33 percent against both bitcoin and USD, as the valuation of the crypto market rebounded to $140 billion. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists today. Click here to sign up. 1-Day Bitcoin…

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Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Novogratz Sees ‘Next Move Higher’ for Crypto Market

The bitcoin price is holding above $4,000, today’s fractional declines notwithstanding, and the bullish price predictions are back. Michael Novogratz of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital is the latest voice to come out of crypto hibernation and tell it as he sees it. Novogratz is calling the market bottom days after Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee issued his latest bullish outlook for the BTC price. Novogratz’s remarks were in response to Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, who posted a poll on Twitter asking followers whether we’re in a bull or bear market….

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Bitcoin Price Slips at $4,000; A Minor Pullback Before a Major Rally?

Following a spike to $4,068 from the low $3,900 region, the bitcoin price has experienced a slight pullback to $4,000. While the price of bitcoin slightly differs from region to region, on average, bitcoin is currently being traded at $4,017. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists today. Click here to sign up. 7-Day Bitcoin Price Chart (Source: Against Tether (USDT) on Binance, bitcoin has dipped below the $4,000 mark to $3,975. Minor…

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Why Institutional Adoption is Bad for Bitcoin

If recent noises coming out of Wall Street are anything to go by, it looks like 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the institutions for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. However, the arrival of the institutions as they stampede over that hill represents a double-edged sword. On the one hand, prices will almost certainly pump in the short to medium term, even if just by association alone. On the other hand, we appear to be in the process of welcoming into our beds the very enemy that cryptocurrency was…

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Don’t Believe False Reports that Mexico Banned Crypto

In recent weeks, reports that Mexico has banned bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in general, have surfaced, leading many investors to worry about the future of the crypto market in the region. Bitso: Mexico Stunted Bitcoin Industry’s Growth – But Hasn’t Banned Crypto Altogether According to Bitso, while the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) published new rules to govern cryptocurrencies and it could certainly stagnate the growth of the industry, it does not stop the operations of crypto exchanges. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including…

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BitcoinTalk Lost A Third Of Its Users In February

The BitcoinTalk forum lost a third of its referrals from the bitcoin community in February, according to available traffic data from website analytics firm SimilarWeb. The old message forum was created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. The very first bitcoin transaction was negotiated on the BitcoinTalk forum– 10,000 BTC for some pizza. But February referrals from several cryptocurrency websites and a couple major platforms (like Twitter and Github) declined markedly for BitcoinTalk in February. Their numbers are down by nearly a third in one month. Google Trends Search Interest in…

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Crypto Winter Freezes New York Bitcoin Mining Industry

A unique characteristic of many upstate New York cities is their low energy rates. Hydroelectric dams along the St. Lawrence river give residents electricity so cheap that many even heat their homes with it. The region made perfect sense for crypto miners during the “gold rush” days of 2017 and early 2018, and the increased demand from the Bitcoin mining industry created the problem of increased electricity demand driving up the costs. Mining Premiums & Government Action + Crypto Winter = Toxic Environment for Bitcoin Miners Some municipalities like Lake…

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4 Crypto Tax Tricks from Deloitte That Will Maximize Your Tax Return

CCN spoke to Deloitte tax partner Jim Calvin about the problems and strategies associated with cryptocurrency for his clients, particularly when it comes time for them to submit their annual tax returns. Deloitte Tax Partner Spends More Than Half His Time Working on Crypto Deloitte tax pro Jim Calvin has been involved in crypto since 2014. | Source: Shutterstock Calvin got into cryptocurrency in 2014, when he was based in Asia. He says he began to get questions about Bitcoin from clients, and that he gained a personal interest as…

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Twitter CEO Reveals His Latest Bitcoin Purchase to 4 Million Followers

If Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and Square, isn’t heralding wide-scale adoption of bitcoin, no one is. The tech entrepreneur’s 4.15 million Twitter followers now know that he owns a Trezor hardware wallet and he used BTC to make the purchase via the Square Cash app. At the current BTC price, he paid approximately $261.54 for the device (and presumably some accessories). Dorsey killed two birds with one stone, so to speak, by demonstrating the ease in which the app works and illustrating good security habits for crypto newbies…

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