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CryptoCurrency News from around the World and beyond. This section focuses on what is happening with cryptocurrency now. So that is things like countries embracing or rejecting cryptos, price milestones for Bitcoin and Alts, new ICOs, upcoming forks, etc.
East Wenatchee Washington has become a hub for crypto miners due to the cheap energy produced by the hydroelectric dams on the Columbia River.
Monero (XMR) is forking to create MoneroV (XMV). The snapshot block is 1564965. Anyone in Monero in a wallet where they control their private keys before the snapshot will own MoneroV.
This week was full of FUD. Binance phishing, SEC statement, Japan cracking down on exchanges, MtGox selling, oh my. Bitcoin’s price dropped accordingly. This FUD overwhelmed the rather excellent news like the Coinbase index fund.
The SEC issued a statement on cryptocurrency exchanges. This, combined with other news gave the market the jitters. Let’s look at what the SEC officially has to say.
Rumors of a Binance hack caused a flash crash in Bitcoin and other cryptos, but this is likely temporary given the facts about what occurred. We explain.
Coinbase has announced a Coinbase Index Fund. This fund is weighted toward Bitcoin and Ethereum, but will track the performance of all coins on Coinbase now and in the future.
There is another rumor about XRP going on Coinbase. Rumor is the key word here. The last time this same exact rumor occurred XRP was pumped and dumped over it. Let’s not do that this time.
The Bitcoin Private snapshot occurred. The event had an unfortunate side effect of crashing the price of Zlcassic. However, the rest is good news.
So here is a crazy story. Craig Wright, who once claimed to be Satoshi (he might be), is being sued by the brother of a man who also might be Satoshi… for $10 Billion (representing 1.1 million Bitcoins).