Bitcoin-Friendly U.S. Senate Candidate Austin Petersen Loses Republican Primary

Bitcoin-Friendly U.S. Senate Candidate Austin Petersen Loses Republican Primary

Advertisement Pro-bitcoin U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen has lost his Republican primary bid to challenge incumbent Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill in the upcoming mid-term election. Petersen, who accepted the largest single bitcoin donation in federal election history and was also forced to return several six-figure cryptocurrency contributions due to campaign finance regulations, was soundly defeated…

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTCUSD Pushed Off the Cliff

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTCUSD Pushed Off the Cliff

Advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) spoiled the upside gains we had made yesterday in the Bitcoin market. The regulator delayed its decision on the Bitcoin ETF proposed by the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust. The Bitcoin price fell 11% soon after the news broke into the wire. To ease our pain, we joked and…

White Hat Hacker Finds Major Vulnerability in Ethereum DApp Augur

White Hat Hacker Finds Major Vulnerability in Ethereum DApp Augur

Advertisement A white hat hacker has discovered a major vulnerability in decentralized prediction market Augur, perhaps the most highly-touted decentralized application (dApp) built on the Ethereum network. The bug, disclosed through bug bounty platform HackerOne by security researcher Viacheslav Sniezhkov, would have allowed an attacker to inject fraudulent data into Augur’s user interface, potentially leading…

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops to $6,180 as Market Hits 3-Week Low

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Drops to $6,180 as Market Hits 3-Week Low

Advertisement The bitcoin price took another major downward pivot on Wednesday, forcing the value of the flagship cryptocurrency to a three-week low. Bitcoin spent the majority of the morning and early afternoon trading near $6,500 but proved unable to sustain that level heading into the evening. Following a thirty-minute stretch that saw BTC/USD shed close…

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Slips Below Crucial $6,800 Support Level

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Slips Below Crucial $6,800 Support Level

Advertisement The worst does not appear to be over for the bitcoin price, as the flagship cryptocurrency on Tuesday slipped below $6,800, a mark that many analysts had pegged as a critical support level for BTC’s short-term prospects. Bitcoin had spent the majority of the day trading above the $7,000 mark. However, as CCN reported,…

Another Major Investment Firm Says Bitcoin ETF Not Likely in 2018

Another Major Investment Firm Says Bitcoin ETF Not Likely in 2018

Advertisement Canaccord, the biggest investment firm in Canada, has said that the approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is highly unlikely in 2018. In an official report entitled “Blockchain and Digital Assets: US Equity Research” Canaccord researchers Michael Graham and Scott Suh wrote: “And although the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust, seen by many as…