Crypto Journal

Facebook Caved In to FBI Pressure And Banned Crypto Ads. Google Pressured To Do The Same

Facebook's banning of crypto ads last month does not appear to have been made by Facebook, but as a result of months of pressure from the FBI and other regulators who are now putting pressure on Google, reports TrustNodes.. Jason Roy, Senior ...

Wall Street Analyst Develops ‘Bitcoin Misery Index’ as a Trading Tool for Investors

The Wall Street strategist and co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors Thomas Lee has created a"contrarian index" that lets investors know how"miserable" Bitcoin (BTC) owners are based on current prices, reports CNBC. The index is named Bitcoin ...

Who Was Buying Mt. Gox Bitcoins?

While browsing Crypto-Twitter, which is my favorite thing since a year ago (sorry Netflix) I stumbled upon a tweet from well-known bitcoin proponent Andy Hoffman. Andy came out with an interesting speculation on the topic of Mt.Gox bitcoins buyer. ...

According to a new report, Egypt is secretly using citizens’ computers to mine cryptocurrency

According to a new report by security researchers at the University of Toronto, the Egyptian government or its affiliated institutions have hijacked the connections of local Internet users to the secretly mine cryptocurrencies "en masse". The ...

Ex-CFTC Chair: Cryptocurrency Bubble Burst Unlikely At This Point

A burst of the cryptocurrency bubble is not expected because the industry is too immature and the big money is not there while institutional investors remain on the sidelines due to regulatory uncertainty, ex-Commodity Futures Trading Commission ...

Bicoin (Cash) in a Hilarious Rap Song

Cryptocurrency is entering mainstream and anyone who thinks otherwise is simply not right. Crypto is so mainstream now that we actually got a rap song about bitcoin. But not real bitcoin, but the other one BCash. Or bitcoin cash as its fans are ...

Now We Know Who Sold the Bottom at $6k And Perhaps Tried To Crash Bitcoin?

And it was this guy - Tokyo whale and Mt.Gox bankrutpcy trustee who sold almost $400 million worth of BTC, some of it at the very bottom on Feb 6th. He crashed the market by 75% by selling the bitcoins in couple of rounds. ...

Mt.Gox Stolen Funds Linked with “Money Laundering” Shell Companies

On 7 March, unofficial investigations into money laundering at the former Mount Gox cryptocurrency exchange claimed that a British "shell company" was involved in the laundering of 650,000 BTC (about $6.9 billion at the time of the press). ...

Special Kind of Bitcoin Whale Has Sold $400 million Since September

We all know whales can manipulate bitcoin prices and they do it all the time. But this whale is a bit different. This is a japanese attorney and bankruptcy trustee of largest bitcoin exchange at its time - Mt.Gox. His name is Nobuaki Kobayashi ...

Famous Investor Predicts Everyone Using Bitcoin in Five Years

Tim Draper who has invested in the technology of the future since the early days of the Web said that in five years, no man will be trading with fiat currency. The legendary investor and prognosticator of where the technology takes us talked to ...