‘Yes, You’ Need a Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Ledger Reveals 1.3 Million Units Sold

U.S State of Nevada’s Most Popular Purchase is the Ledger Crypto Hardware Wallet

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has sold over 1.3 million units as of this month, the company revealed in a blog post October 10. Wallet Manufacturers Target The Millions Discussing whether or not cryptocurrency investors “need” hardware wallets, CEO Eric Larchevêque disclosed the figure, which potentially makes Ledger the biggest-selling hardware wallet on the market. Competition in the sector remains limited to a handful of manufacturers, with other well-known names such as TREZOR and KeepKey

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Coinbase Gets Backlash for Listing ‘Highly Experimental’ ZRX

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Controversy is returning to Coinbase this week after the exchange rolled out support for “highly experimental” altcoin 0x (ZRX) across its product line October 16. Why ZRX? Having initially added ZRX trading to its Coinbase Pro platform last week, Coinbase lost little time in doing the same for its regular Coinbase.com and mobile apps. The previously low profile of 0x, together with the ownership ties between its partner Paradex and Coinbase, have already led to

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Overstock’s tZero Issues SEC-Complaint Security Tokens

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tZero announced it has issued its preferred tZero security tokens, sold during the Security Token Offering (STO) earlier this year. The company raised $134 million from investors worldwide during the months-long STO. ICO to STO The offering launched as a more typical pre-sale ICO towards the end of last year. This became the second stage STO in March, after review by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). tZero raised $134 million from investors worldwide over the

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Bitmain Adds 5 New Billionaires to China’s Wealthiest List

China’s latest rich list for 2018 sees five billionaires joining China’s wealthiest for the first time thanks to Bitmain’s market lead on cryptocurrency mining. The Hurun Research Institute 2018 Hurun Rich List now includes Bitmain’s founders, CEO and Vice President. The five have a combined wealth equalling nearly $9 billion USD. Bitmain Billionaires Though Jihan Wu is the name most associated with Bitcoin, co-founder Ketuan Zhan is the largest shareholder of Bitmain. Wu owns 20.25

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Coinbase Pro Adds 0x (ZRX) Token Ahead of Mass Rollout

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US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase confirmed it would open trading for decentralized Ethereum token trading platform 0x’s native ZRX token on Coinbase Pro. Coinbase Opens ZRX Deposits In a blog post and tweet, officials revealed ZRX would fast go live on the Coinbase Pro professional trader platform, with Coinbase.com and apps to follow later. As of now, Coinbase Pro users are able to deposit ZRX, with trading set to commence once “sufficient liquidity”

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Pantera’s Digital Asset Fund Sees 72% Decrease YTD

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Pantera Capital’s Digital Asset Fund underperforms Bitcoin year-to-date, marking serious declines downwards of 70 percent. The fund’s compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is also negative 50 percent.A A Rocky 2018 The entire cryptocurrency market saw around $600 billion being wiped off its sheet in 2018. Bitcoin (BTC) [coin_schedule], the world’s largest cryptocurrency, marked a decrease of around 70 percent since its all-time high (ATH) values in January. One of the largest digital asset hedge funds,

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Winklovoss’ Gemini Exchange Looks to Challenge Coinbase in the UK

Gemini, a New York-based cryptocurrency exchange owned by the Winklevoss Twins is eyeing a move to the UK. Winklevoss Twins Look to Set Up Shop in The UK According to the Financial Times, inside sources revealed that Gemini is serious about a foray into the UK market. Furthermore, reports indicate that the platform has gone ahead to hire consultants charged with working out modalities for such an expansion project. Commenting on the proposed plans, the

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Slushpool Unveils Braiins OS Allowing Bitcoin Miners ‘To Take Back Control’

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Braiins Systems, the Czech operator of the first Bitcoin mining pool Slush Pool, revealed an alpha version of its Braiins OS operating system September 23, aimed at “pleasing” miners. Open Source ‘First’ Braiins, which by its own admission has not “drawn much attention to itself” while running Slush Pool, wrote in a blog post about the release it wished to “change” its image, becoming more of an active force in altering the Bitcoin mining landscape.

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Stellar Surges 50 Percent in Last 7 Days

Stellar Continues to Surge, Up 50 Percent in Last 7 Days

Stellar (XLM) remains one of the best performers during the last 7 days. Stellar has seen an increase upwards of 20 percent for the day, and more than 50 percent for the week, now standing as the sixth largest cryptocurrency. Today Was a Good Day… Again The last few days have seen serious price action, with the overwhelming majority of cryptocurrencies marking notable increases. The serious uptick was marked by Ripple’s (XRP) rally on Friday

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Bank of America Charges Clients 6000 Times More in Fees Than Bitcoin

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While Bitcoin critics claim the cryptocurrency is too expensive to use for transactions, data from Bank of America (BoA) shows traditional fiat transfers cost 6000 times as much. $90K Transfer: $45 With A Bank, 75 Cent With Bitcoin BoA, along with other domestic US institutions, makes use of the Federal Reserve’s money transfer network FedWire, which charges them a maximum of 83 cents to process a payment. According to its public figures, however, BoA charges

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