Bitcoin Exchange Crypto Erik Voorhees ShapeShift 

WSJ Falsely Overstates ‘$9 Million’ ShapeShift Money Laundering Claim: Analysis

Blockchain investigation and cybersecurity firm CipherBlade has done its own research, the results of which seem to exonerate crypto exchange ShapeShift from a scathing report in The Wall Street Journal. Shapeshift CEO Erik Voorhees was the first to tout the results, which exposed holes in the Journal’s methodology, knowledge of crypto, and other shortcomings. In CipherBlade’s published response, the firm dismantles the Journal’s key allegations one by one, chief among which was that ShapeShift facilitated a $9 million laundering comprised of swapping bitcoin and Ethereum for under-the-radar coins like Monero….

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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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Blockchain News Crypto huobi Huobi Prime Ross Zhang 

Huobi Prime Offers Cryptocurrency Investors a New Way to Trade

Tuesday, March 26 will see customers of the cryptocurrency exchange Huobi experience a whole new way of getting their fingers around cryptocurrencies. Known as Huobi Prime, the system is a coin-launch platform that ensures all currencies purchased by Huobi users are immediately deposited into their accounts and tradable against the Huobi Token (HT) with minimal delays, according to a company press release. Currencies offered through Huobi Prime can be traded against the Huobi Token, the platform’s official cryptocurrency. | Source: Shutterstock Customers will also have access to coins at below-market…

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Crypto Exchanges mt gox 

Mt. Gox Whale Secures ‘Rehabilitation Trustee’ Balance of $623 Million

MtGox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi published documents on the MtGox website on Wednesday informing the public about decisions made at the second creditor’s meeting. MtGox went under in 2014, after handling 70% of the world’s Bitcoin transactions at that time, due to a major security breach which lost $450 million worth of investor funds. The 850,000 BTC would go on to be worth billions. Mt Gox has gone offline taking all our Bitcoin with it. I have lost quite a lot of my money today 🙁 — Dan Bull 🍐 (@itsDanBull)…

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Binance binance coin Crypto ICO News 

Celer ICO Raises $4 Million on Binance Despite ‘Issues’ in 17-Min Sellout

Changpeng (CZ) Zhao has revealed Binance Launchpad experienced its highest demand ever with the Celer Network token sale. Indeed, Celer Network’s token sale sold out of 597,014,925 CELR tokens in a mere 17 minutes and 35 seconds on the Binance Launchpad, but not without any issues. As a result, Celer Network raised about $4 million in the deal. Celer Network previously attracted $30 million to its coffers in private fundraising, a Binance spokesperson confirmed to CCN. CZ said there were caching problems that led investors to believe they had to…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News Crypto 

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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bitcoin Crypto Mike Novogratz 

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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Crypto MakerDAO Rune Christensen Stablecoins 

Security Tokens – Not Bitcoin

Rune Christensen, the CEO and founder of MakerDAO, came to the United States this week to visit the MIT Bitcoin Expo, among other things. Christensen took some time to talk to CCN about the status of MakerDAO’s full release. Any Real Value Asset Can Potentially Back a Dai He says the multi-collateral Dai release will have two major features, but the most important is, well, the addition of other types of collateral. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events…

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bitcoin Crypto Op-ed 

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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Altcoin News Crypto Justin Sun tron Tronbet 

3 Awesome Things You Can Do With Cryptocurrency Right Now For Less Than $20

Justin Sun recently announced a $20 million giveaway. The full details of the airdrop haven’t been released yet, but he is definitively giving away a Tesla. This reporter’s been thinking about it: if a million people sign up for a $20 million giveaway, that’s $20 each. That’s actually a decent amount of cryptocurrency for nothing at all. To celebrate #BTT & #USDT–#TRON success, I am planning a $20m free cash airdrop. Good news-it’s coming, bad news-I may decide to give away more! First, I will randomly pick 1 winner for…

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