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Bitcoin Looks South After Strong Rejection Above $7,600

Are bitcoin sellers back in control? The cryptocurrency is flashing red after a strong rejection above $7,600.

Saga Stablecoin Goes Live Backed by Basket of Fiat Currencies

Saga Monetary Technologies has finally launched its SGA stablecoin, and it's already planning to break away from its pegged basket of currencies.

Bitcoin Halving Could Leave Price at $20K-$50K, Hedge Fund Manager Says

Bitcoin's mining-reward halving in May 2020 could leave prices for the cryptocurrency in a range between $20,000 and $50,000, according to a new estimate.

Swiss Startup Amun Wins Regulatory Approval to Sell Crypto-ETPs to EU Retail Investors

Swiss startup Anum has won a regulatory approval to widen its offerings of crypto-based financial products to retail investors in the European Union.

Bitmain Shifts Miner Sales Tactics, Betting Big on Bitcoin Halving Pump

Bitmain has retooled its strategy for selling bitcoin miners, betting big that the cryptocurrency’s price will rally with next year's halving.

Nayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node

Japan-based startup Nayuta has released what it says is the first lightning network wallet with a built-in bitcoin "full node."

Telegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

Telegram told investors it was using BNY Mellon and Credit Suisse, to move and store fiat raised in last year’s token sale, court filings indicate.

BTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

If successful, the offering could help put bitcoin sidechains back on the map as an alternative to ethereum for launching assets.

New Mac Malware Hides in Memory and Masquerades as a Crypto App

A new form of malware is almost invisible to anti-virus software.

LedgerX Places Founders on Administrative Leave After Tussle With CFTC

LedgerX CEO and COO Paul and Juthica Chou have been "placed on administrative leave" by the company, with DTCC vice chairman Larry Thompson filling in.

Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Two members of Romanian hacker gang Bayrob Group were sentenced to two decades in prison after their malware mined crypto on 400,000 infected computers.

MARKETS DAILY: 2020 Could See First Central Bank Digital Currencies

With today's markets mostly down, we're talking bitcoin's first golden cross in more than three years, CBDCs and a behind-the-scenes look at Telegram's ICO, courtesy of the SEC.

Nvidia Battles Shareholders in Lawsuit Over Crypto Miner Claims

Chip making giant Nvidia has been making its case for why a court should dismiss a lawsuit alleging it misled investors over the demand for its graphics cards from cryptocurrency miners.

Huobi US Is Abruptly Halting Exchange Operations

HBUS says customers should withdraw all funds by Jan. 31, 2020.

Developer Flags Big-Money Loophole for Stealing All the ETH in MakerDAO

An ethereum developer has flagged an attack on MakerDAO that could turn $20 million of MKR into $300 million of ETH.

Bakkt Goes Live With Options, Cash-Settled Futures Products

Bakkt’s new options and cash-settled bitcoin futures products have just gone live, joining its three-month-old physical futures contracts.

Brazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

Brazilian police have shut down a purported bitcoin investment scheme they allege stole 1.5 billion Brazilian reals.

The Safello Story: Smaller Crypto Exchanges Must Partner to Survive

In the dog-eat-dog world of cryptocurrency exchanges, smaller startups that don’t attract the volume of megaliths like Binance, Coinbase and Kraken must band together to survive turbulent market

Crypto Exchange OKEx Launching Options Trading Later This Month

The Malta-based exchange is adding cryptocurrency options to its existing offerings during the winter holiday.

Bitcoin Charts First Weekly Golden Cross in 3.5 Years

Bitcoin’s weekly chart is flashing a golden cross for the first time since May 2016.