Crypto Journal

BitGrail: platform expected to reopen soon – Nano Coin owners will be able to recover 20% of their assets

The Telegram group "BitGrailVictims", which was formed following the hacking of the BitGrail exchange, published today the translation of a document written in Italian and sent by its founder, nicknamed "The Bomber". ...

Best Business in Crypto: Running an Exchange

The major crypto exchanges in the world are different not only in terms of deposit conditions and user numbers, but also in terms of the fees charged on trading, deposits or withdrawals. Based on the trading volume and fees, it is possible to ...

Weekly Recap: Market Down But Adoption and Tech Still Going Strong

Last week was once again a week for investors to forget. At the time of writing, only seven (more or less unknown) cryptocurrencies of the top 200 by market capitalization, namely credits (#130), SaluS (#126), MinexCoin (#110), ATMChain (#189), ...

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. ...