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cryptocurrency-aug22_18dec18.jpg December 17 is a landmark in the history of Bitcoin. It was on that day that the world's largest cryptocurrency reached an all-time high of $19,600 on multiple exchanges. But today, Bitcoin is trading below $3600.

coinbase--crypto-121818.jpg Major US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase rolled out a new feature called "Convert" which will enable conversion of one cryptocurrency into another. The new feature will be available on Coinbase.com and in the iOS and Android apps. Customers can initially convert between Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC), 0x (ZRX), or Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

bitcoindown-dec18.jpg 2017 December 17 is a landmark in the history of Bitcoin. It was on that day the world's largest cryptocurrency reached an all-time high of $19,600 on multiple exchanges. A year has passed, and the soft coin lost its gloss. As some crypto experts predicted, the "bubble" has burst, and Bitcoin is at its lowest level in 2018. BTC hit a 15-month low of $3,122 over the weekend. After a 4.09 percent

blockstreamexpands-dec18.jpg Blockchain technology firm Blockstream announced the expansion of its bitcoin satellite service, which lets bitcoin users transfer the cryptocurrency through leased satellites, to the Asia-Pacific region. The update also comes with a new messaging feature powered by Lightning Network, an open network built on top of Bitcoin to enable fast, cheap and private microtransactions.

cryptocurrency-oct17_17dec18.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

amfcrypto-dec17.jpg The French financial markets regulator has blacklisted some more cryptocurrency websites in its efforts to block crypto firms with unauthorized investment offerings. Autorité des marchés financiers or AMF, the main watchdog that regulates the French stock market, in a statement warned the public against the activities of several players who propose in France to invest in various assets...

rttcalendar-dec14.jpg A collection of the popular stories from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space this week.

bombthreat-dec14.jpg The U.S. government issued a nationwide alert to take a number of precautionary measures in the wake of bomb threat emails that demand bitcoin from businesses and organizations. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) said it is aware of a worldwide email campaign targeting businesses and organizations with bomb threats. The emails claim that a device will detona

opera-cryto-protection-012218_14dec18.jpg Web browser maker Opera Software AS launched its Web 3-ready browser for Android devices, with built-in mobile crypto wallet and support for Ethereum and decentralized apps (Dapps). The launch was announced at the Hard Fork Decentralized blockchain event at London. Web 3 is an umbrella term for a set of emerging technologies intersecting cryptocurrencies, blockchains and distributed systems.

solarisbank-crypto-121318.jpg German stock exchange Boerse Stuttgart Group is partnering Berlin-based fintech company solarisBank to help develop the infrastructure and systems for a new cryptocurrency trading platform. It is set to be launched in the first half of 2019. The new crypto-exchange will initially open trading in established crypto currencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH).

crypto-dec13.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

googlebitcoin-dec13.jpg As part of its annual "Year in Search" series, Google released the year's most trending search topics beginning with the words "What is." And the question that Americans and Britons asked most in 2018 was "What Is Bitcoin?" The internet searchers in the US also wanted to know "What is racketeering," What is DACA," "What is a government shutdown," and "What is Good Friday." Americans used the se

sec-ico-102318_13dec18.jpg The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) stated that two former executives of AriseBank have been ordered in federal court to pay nearly $2.7 million in fine for allegedly running a fraudulent Initial Coin Offering (ICO). The ICO was stopped by the SEC in late January and it filed a complaint in federal district court in Dallas.

allianz-andreas-121218.jpg Allianz Global Investors Chief Executive Andreas Utermann called on global regulators to ban crypto assets. "You (regulators) should outlaw [crypto]" as crypto currencies have "wiped out people's savings," Utermann reportedly said while speaking at a panel discussion in London. The head of the world-renowned financial institution said he was surprised that regulators haven't "stepped in harder."

dailycrypto-sep19_12dec18.jpg A summary of some of the widely followed stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours.

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