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Market Outlook: Crypto Bulls Rally After Bearish Downturn

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Since July 13, digital currency prices have dropped in value significantly, but most coins have since experienced some recovery. While many crypto supporters are optimistic on where the markets are headed, traders and analysts have noticed a bullish-to-bearish trend. <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> and a slew of other currencies spiked …

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Coder Proposes Alternative to Bitcoin’s ‘Notoriously Unreliable’ Testnet

Introduced Wednesday, a new proposal called Signet offers a fresh alternative to bitcoin’s test network. The software plays a crucial role for developers, serving as a place where they can test their apps, to make sure they work reasonably well on the network by putting only test money on the line. Further, protocol developers can …

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Lightning Network’s Antifraud Methods Inferior to Nakamoto Consensus, Research Shows

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Lightning Network, the touted scaling solution for the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> chain, has recently seen its capacity decrease significantly and the beta project is still best suited for a cliche of technically savvy users. Now according to an analysis by Bitmex Research, the Lightning Network’s nodes have taken …

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South African Payment Gateway Drops BTC Over Fees and Network Congestion

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On July 12, South African payment gateway service Payfast announced the company is dropping bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) payments due to network congestion and high fees. Payfast emphasized that <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> has a number of limitations and design flaws which makes it an “impractical …

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Market Outlook: Gold and Crypto Reap the Benefits of Economic Fear

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies have recovered from losses incurred a week ago, with many digital assets up 50-80% since July 2. For instance, eight days ago bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) tumbled to $9,650 and then back to a high of $13,150 yesterday evening. However, during the afternoon trading sessions on Wednesday, …

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Tip Twitch Livestreamers With BCH Using the New Tipbitcoin.cash App

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Last week the pseudonymous developer who created the Crescent Cash wallet, Pokkst, announced the launch of a new tipping service called Tipbitcoin.cash. The tool gives anyone the ability to tip their favorite streamer on Twitch using bitcoin cash.</strong> Also Read: Iranians Defy Warning and Share Pictures of Bitcoin Mining in Mosque Meet …

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Bitcoin’s Big Price Drop Is the Latest in a Long History of Flash Crashes

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On Wednesday, June 26, the price of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> came close to reaching $14K. One hour later, it had dropped by close to 18%. Such events are known as a flash crash, a moment in time where a rapid-sell off happens and often times a few exchanges become …

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Market Outlook: After Crypto Prices Tumble, Observers Weigh in on What’s Next

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Bitcoin and a large number of cryptocurrencies experienced a sharp crash after touching new price highs this year. On June 26, the price of bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) dropped from $13,850 to under $11,900 in less than an hour. <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> values against the …

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices Continue to Accelerate

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Digital asset markets have been on a tear lately, gaining $68 billion in five days. Currently, there’s over $100 billion in global trade volumes and crypto bulls don’t seem to be letting up any time soon.</strong> Also Read: How to Find a Bitcoin Cash Meetup Near You The Cryptoconomy Captures $368 Billion …

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Tony Hawk Foundation Added to Bitpay’s 100 Crypto Supporting Nonprofits

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 24, well known nonprofit the Tony Hawk Foundation revealed it is now accepting cryptocurrencies for donations through Bitpay. The foundation founded by the pro skater Tony Hawk has funded 623 skatepark projects and now people can donate with <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener …

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