Samsung Crypto Wallet | Is the New Wallet Rumor or Reality?

2019 is supposed to bring a lot of things, but is a Samsung crypto wallet one of them? Maybe. According to reports, the company recently filed a UK trademark for a crypto wallet.  Samsung Crypto Wallet: Rumor or Reality? On December 27th, the UK Intellectual Property Office published a filing. It details how Samsung, a South Korean electronics behemoth, has applied for a UK trademark for a crypto wallet. For those who don’t know (and according to blockgeeks.com) a cryptocurrency wallet is a software program that stores both public and…

Bitcoin Closing in Towards $4,000-Resistance in Another Upside Attempt

The bitcoin price on Wednesday showed minor upside movements as it maintained the gains made during yesterday’s session. Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis The BTC/USD exchange rate posted as much as 1.5 percent in gains during the first half of the trading session. The pair notably eyed a rally towards $4,000 but corrected ahead of establishing the said upside target, eventually falling to $3,843, its value at the time of writing. BITCOIN 1D CHART | SOURCE: COINBASE, TRADINGVIEW.COM The price action also confirmed a firm price action similar to what market…

Dark Overlord | Hacker Group Demands Bitcoin or 9/11 “Truth” Comes Out

“We’ll be providing many answers about 9/11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret documents leak.” The group has already published a “teaser” that names law firms and gives out email addresses. It also mentions the Transport Security Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration, with promises of more to come. Those targeted are expected to pay an unspecified Bitcoin ransom. If they don’t pay up, the group claims “we’re going to bury you with this.” The Dark Overlord The Dark Overlord is a “professional adversarial threat group” that has struck many times before. The hacker group has previously hacked…

Bitcoin Up 7% and Ethereum Surges 19%, Good 2019 Start For Crypto

Over the last 48 hours, the Bitcoin price increased from $3,629 to $3,890, by more than seven percent. The Ethereum price has also surged by 19 percent since January 2 from $143 to $160, recording a substantial increase in value prior to its highly anticipated Constantinople hard fork. Not a Bad Year For Bitcoin Bitcoin ended 2018 with an 80 percent drop in its price from its all-time high at $19,500. However, Jameson Lopp, the chief technical officer at Casa and a former BitGo executive, has said based on several metrics,…

‘Boring’ Blockchain Could Become Mainstream in 2019: MIT

Blockchain — which has been hailed as a game-changing technology that could revolutionize whole industries — will be so commonplace in 2019 that it’ll become “boring,” according to the MIT Technology Review. “In 2017, blockchain technology was a revolution that was supposed to disrupt the global financial system,” the Technology Review claimed. “In 2018, it was a disappointment. In 2019, it will start to become mundane.” MIT observed that distributed ledger technology has been widely praised for its potential to transform healthcare, banking, supply chain management, and even the entertainment industry. Major…

Tron Price Analysis: TRX Up 4.1 Percent, Reaction at 2.1 Cents Important

Latest Tron News Some individuals like Roubini have no kind words for Bitcoin. There are others like Jed McCaleb who think most ICO projects lack the technical merit to come through from their flowery white papers. He thinks Tron–and 90 percent of other ICO projects, is garbage. In a recent interview with Yahoo Finance, he is astounded and yet to comprehend why investors continue to pour funds to projects that might not lift off. “The allocation of capital and resources is wild to watch when these projects that have zero…

Bitcoin Space Growing on Almost All Metrics except Exchange Rate

Infrastructure underpinning the world’s leading cryptocurrency bitcoin is looking better even though its value has fallen by more than 80 percent since the peak, argues prominent cryptocurrency software engineer Jameson Lopp. The renowned cypherpunk, who also serves as the chief technical officer to cryptocurrency security company Casa, narrowed down bitcoin‘s performance in 2018 based on multiple metrics. The aggregated data revealed that the digital currency had an excellent year concerning general and academic interest, funding, data anchoring, software upgrades, and on-chain security. It also found that bitcoin performance suffered in almost…

Bitcoin Price Suffers Worst Monthly Losing Streak in 7 Years

Bitcoin (BTC) chalked up its longest monthly losing streak in seven years in December. The leading cryptocurrency by market value closed at $3,689 on Dec. 31, representing a 13 percent drop from the monthly opening price of $4,241. That was the fifth straight monthly loss – its worst period since November 2011 – according to CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). Back then, BTC was trading below $20 and had depreciated by 81 percent in five months to November 2011. Notably, the tide had turned in favor of the bulls in the…

Down More than 70% in 2018, Bitcoin Closes It’s Worst Year on Record

Exhale. The nightmare of the 2018 cryptocurrency market is finally over. Of course, more downside is always possible, if not likely, but at least the year in which bitcoin prices dropped more than 80 percent and the broarder market lost nearly $700 billion of total capitalization is over. By now, you’re probably well aware the world’s premier cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), catapulted more than 2,500 percent from its 2017 low to reach a new high of almost $20,000 by December of that year. Unfortunately for those at the time who were…

Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Could Revisit $150-155

Key Highlights ETH price formed a support base near the $128 level and bounced back against the US Dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $134 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is placed in a positive zone and it may continue to move higher towards $150 or $155. Ethereum price is back gaining pace against the US Dollar and bitcoin. ETH/USD could accelerate and test the next resistance near the $150 level. Ethereum Price Analysis Recently,…