Few Women Are Contributing Code to Major Crypto Projects, Report Finds

Few Women Are Contributing Code to Major Crypto Projects, Report Finds

Using data collected from from Github, a study found the top 100 blockchain projects in the cryptocurrency ecosystem showed deep lack of gender diversification, with women committing only about five percent of code. The study, conducted by journalist Corin Faife, reportedly checked over 1 million code commits in GitHub to identify participation of open-source contributors that could be identified as women.
Polish Cryptocurrency Exchange Shuts Down Overnight, Taking Funds With It

Polish Cryptocurrency Exchange Shuts Down Overnight, Taking Funds With It

A polish cryptocurrency exchanged called Coinroom shut down on April 2, 2019, taking multiple customer accounts worth up to $15,000. The site is currently down and there is no way to contact the founders. “We don’t know how much they took,” said one user named Maciej. “But it is definitely a lot of cash.” Polish news site Money.
Apple’s CryptoKit Launch Paves the Way for Secure Mobile Wallets

Apple’s CryptoKit Launch Paves the Way for Secure Mobile Wallets

Apple is set to launch CryptoKit, a Swift API to perform basic cryptographic operations on its upcoming iOS 13 software release. The announcement came during the tech giant’s Worldwide Developers Conference. According to Apple, the new framework will integrate options for hashing, key generation and exchange, and encryption for developers on iOS apps.
Egypt Lifts Ban, Will Allow Licensed Cryptocurrency Companies

Egypt Lifts Ban, Will Allow Licensed Cryptocurrency Companies

Egypt appears to be loosening its restrictions on cryptocurrency. A source speaking to the Middle East News Agency described a proposed bill to ban the creation, trading, or promotion of cryptocurrencies without a license. Previously Egypt banned all cryptocurrency under Islamic law. Shawki Allam, the current Grand Mufti of Egypt, issued that ban in early 2018, stating the technology could undermine the legal system via tax evasion, money laundering, and other fraudulent activities.
Associated Press Rules ‘Crypto’ Isn’t a Substitute for ‘Cryptocurrency’

Associated Press Rules ‘Crypto’ Isn’t a Substitute for ‘Cryptocurrency’

The AP Stylebook, a venerable handbook for journalists, academics and other writers, has issued a guideline that should make the infosec community happy – if not cryptocurrency enthusiasts. In short, don’t call digital money “crypto.” The six-letter word was traditionally associated with cryptography, but in recent years has been used to refer to bitcoin and the plethora of copycats and competitors that followed it, to the chagrin of many security specialists. Now the AP writes that cryptocurrency is: A type of digital money that uses encryption technology to make it secure.
Bitcoin Price Seemingly Gets Rejected Again at $5,800

Bitcoin Price Seemingly Gets Rejected Again at $5,800

It has been a very interesting and entertaining day for nearly all of the cryptocurrencies, tokens, and assets. Especially Ethereum had a very good day, even though people least expected it to. The Bitcoin price, on the other hand, isn’t doing all that bad either. The push to $5,800 and higher is still in full effect. Bitcoin Price Continues to Push Forward A lot of people will be pleased with the way things are going on camp Bitcoin today.
Bitcoin Price Inches Past $5,750 as Traders Expect Massive Drop

Bitcoin Price Inches Past $5,750 as Traders Expect Massive Drop

As was somewhat to be expected, the current Bitcoin price momentum is not decisively heading in a specific direction as of yet. Yesterday’s dip has been negated for the most part, yet the overall unease remains. Thankfully, Bitcoin surpassed $5,700 once again, but it might not necessarily stay there for very long. Bitcoin Price Direction Remains Uncertain As the weekend almost draws to a close, traders are hedging their bets when it comes to cryptocurrencies, tokens, and assets.
How The Blockchain Can Streamline Gun Purchases

How The Blockchain Can Streamline Gun Purchases

GunBroker.com, a twenty-year-old company that sells between $600 and $900 million worth of firearms each year, has a problem. Its customers have only two reliable payment options, and they’re the same two payment options that were available to people who wanted to go see The Beatles play in 1965: cheques and money orders. “The reason they are money order or cheque is that, in some respects, the financial industry, for political reasons and consumer liability reasons, has really moved away from providing services to the firearms industry,” said Bitrail founder Cameron Chell, who is also an architect of KodakCoin.
Bitcoin Price Touches $5,500 as Uptrend Remains in Place

Bitcoin Price Touches $5,500 as Uptrend Remains in Place

In the volatile world of cryptocurrency, everything stands or falls with Bitcoin. While altcoins may show some independent momentum now and then, it won’t fool experienced traders in the slightest. As of right now, the Bitcoin price is moving up ever so slightly as the $5,500 level has come into play again. Can the Bitcoin Price Sustain the Growth? To date, it has been a rather interesting year for Bitcoin in many different ways.
Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $5,300 yet Momentum Remains Uncertain

Bitcoin Price Briefly Hits $5,300 yet Momentum Remains Uncertain

In the cryptocurrency world, there is plenty of uneasy momentum at this time. Not entirely surprising, as yesterday saw an unexpected amount of market momentum as well. Even the Bitcoin price seems uncertain as to which direction it should in. With a current value of just over $5,300, a very intriguing trend is taking place. Bitcoin Price Momentum Remains Uncertain The current value of Bitcoin determines the momentum for all alternative markets.
Bitcoin Price Dips Suddenly but Should Rebound Fast

Bitcoin Price Dips Suddenly but Should Rebound Fast

In the cryptocurrency world, surprising market momentum is not as uncommon as some may believe. While no one really expected the Bitcoin price to retrace so violently all of a sudden, a correction was on the horizon in any case. Right now, the drop to below $5,500 may seem scary, albeit it will likely end up as a blip on the chart in a few days from now. Bitcoin Price Retraces Sharply When the world’s leading cryptocurrency decides to take a break from its bullish trend, the altcoins are quick to drop in value as well.
Bitcoin Price Surpasses $5,600 yet Correction Seems Nigh

Bitcoin Price Surpasses $5,600 yet Correction Seems Nigh

With Bitcoin remaining on the bullish side of the spectrum, it is evident there is both excitement and concern. Many people hope the Bitcoin price notes a new all-time high this year, yet others fear this is yet another fake breakout. For now, the value remains above $5,600, but sustaining it is very difficult. Bitcoin Price Uptrend Isn’t Slowing Down Although Bitcoin’s bullish trend is causing some disruption among the alternative markets, very few people will actively care about that right now.
New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency

New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency

In what the Manhattan District Attorney calls the first crypto money laundering conviction in New York, two defendants have pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking business that laundered millions of dollars in Western Union and crypto payments. According to an official announcement shared by the District Attorney’s office on April 24, 2019, Mark Sanchez and Callaway Crain have pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering through the sale of controlled substances on their website and on the dark web.
Bitcoin Price Dips Slightly but Uptrend Remains Intact

Bitcoin Price Dips Slightly but Uptrend Remains Intact

It becomes increasingly unlikely this Sunday will end on a high note for the top cryptocurrency markets. The culprit is not hard to find, as Bitcoin’s dip drags everything down with it. This drop below $5,300 is not entirely surprising over the course of the weekend, albeit it remains to be seen when the Bitcoin price will recover this time around. Bitcoin Price Downtrend Was to be Expected Despite a solid week of semi-bullish momentum, it seems Bitcoin has finally hit some sort of minor roadblock along the way.
Bitcoin Price Confirms Ongoing Uptrend Following Small Gains

Bitcoin Price Confirms Ongoing Uptrend Following Small Gains

As this Saturday trucks along rather nicely it would appear the overall cryptocurrency trend remains rather positive. As long as the Bitcoin price is in the green – like it is today – there is a good chance the uptrend will remain in place. Ever since BTC surpassed $5,300, things have continued to look up despite most traders’ expectations. Bitcoin Price Continues to Move up Most cryptocurrency traders and speculators are pretty happy to see the Bitcoin value move up despite the world’s leading cryptocurrency surpassing the $5,300 mark.
Bitcoin Price Offers Bullish Hope Ahead of the Weekend

Bitcoin Price Offers Bullish Hope Ahead of the Weekend

As the weekend almost dawns upon the cryptocurrency industry, there are several possible scenarios waiting to play out. In the bearish sense, Bitcoin might lose a bit of value and drag all alternative markets with it. So far, it seems there is no real pressure yet, as the $5,300 level remains ripe for the taking. This is positive Bitcoin price news, albeit weekends remain unpredictable. Bitcoin Price Momentum Remains Intact When the world’s leading cryptocurrency so much as dares to move an inch in either direction, there will be new price predictions being charted.
Bitcoin Price Push to $5,300 Fails to Materialize Once Again

Bitcoin Price Push to $5,300 Fails to Materialize Once Again

As the day trucks along, all eyes remain on Bitcoin and the other top markets. Since most of these markets derive value from Bitcoin in one way or another, it seems the uptrend may remain in place for some time to come. Speaking of the Bitcoin price, its most recent push to $5.300 is slowly coming to an end again, by the look of things. Bitcoin Price Shows Signs of Weakness When it comes to Bitcoin’s current trend, there are always different opinions and perceptions to take into account.
Bitcoin Price Mounts Another Comeback and Surpasses $5.200

Bitcoin Price Mounts Another Comeback and Surpasses $5.200

Now that Bitcoin has seemingly found its groove again, there is a good chance the remainder of the day will yield positive momentum. Whether or not further gains will be realized, is difficult to predict as anything remains possible under these circumstances. Right now, the Bitcoin price sits above $5.200 again, yet a push to $5,300 remains rather unlikely. Bitcoin Price Push Keeps Traders Happy This morning, it almost seemed as if Bitcoin would drop below $5,000 again and usher in another wave of bearish pressure.
XRP Price Holds its own Above $0.32 Despite Bearish Pressure

XRP Price Holds its own Above $0.32 Despite Bearish Pressure

When looking across all of the cryptocurrency markets available today, there is far too much red for comfort. Not entirely surprising, when considering how the Bitcoin value is subjected to a dip as well. The XRP price, while often relatively stable under most circumstances, is also losing a bit of value at this time. However, it seems to be able to contain those losses pretty well. XRP Price Might Stay Above $0.32 It is always interesting to see how individual cryptocurrency markets deal with the overarching conditions.
Bitcoin Price Remains on Shaky Legs as $5,000 is Unstable Support

Bitcoin Price Remains on Shaky Legs as $5,000 is Unstable Support

As the weekend is within traders’ grasp, the question becomes how all of the cryptocurrency markets will evolve exactly. In most cases, it is a futile effort to make any accurate predictions in this regard. Everything stands or falls based on the Bitcoin price, which is still subjected to rather uncertain momentum right now. This doesn’t bode all that well for the world’s leading cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Price Doesn’t Appear Stable While the altcoins are trying to recover some of their lost value as of right now, it is evident the effort will not be without its own hurdles.
Bitcoin Price Outlook Remains Bullish for The Coming Weeks, Traders Indicate

Bitcoin Price Outlook Remains Bullish for The Coming Weeks, Traders Indicate

A lot of eyes are on the Bitcoin price chart right now. That is only normal, as this market dictates the pace for all other cryptocurrency markets as well. As Bitcoin is now subjected to some uncertain momentum, the mid-term price predictions are becoming all the more relevant. The following predictions show things can get pretty interesting, although not everyone will agree with these outlooks. The Ongoing Bull Cycle Hype For the past few weeks, it would appear a lot of cryptocurrency users claimed the bear market is finally over.
Bitcoin Price Remains Stable yet Uptrend may Come to a Temporary Halt

Bitcoin Price Remains Stable yet Uptrend may Come to a Temporary Halt

Virtually all of the cryptocurrency markets derive value from Bitcoin first and foremost. While some altcoin maximalists will gladly claim otherwise, it is evident that is not the case. As such, a positive Bitcoin price trend is of the utmost importance. So far, the world’s leading cryptocurrency appears to be on the right track, although the road ahead could be bumpy. Bitcoin Price Momentum is Crucial With a positive Bitcoin trend, the rest of the cryptocurrency markets will usually see some form of promising momentum.
China Attemps to Spoil the Bitcoin Bull Run With Mining Ban Proposal

China Attemps to Spoil the Bitcoin Bull Run With Mining Ban Proposal

Any news coming out of China tends to trigger some cryptocurrency market momentum. In recent years, most of the news has been negative, which won’t surprise too many people. In the most recent development, it would appear China’s state planner wants to put an official end to Bitcoin mining in the country. It is one of several dozen activities to be “blacklisted’ in the country. China Goes After Bitcoin Again Ever since Bitcoin trading in China took a big hit due to new regulatory measures, the country has continued its effort to thwart any cryptocurrency activity.
Bitcoin Price Rise Continues as Traders Hope to see $6,000 Soon

Bitcoin Price Rise Continues as Traders Hope to see $6,000 Soon

After last week, it has become more than apparent Bitcoin is capable of turning bullish when people least expect it. To start off this week, the world’s leading cryptocurrency is still going strong, as the Bitcoin price sits at $5,230. While there is some minor bearish pressure to contend with, it seems the $5,000 level will remain in place for at least another day. Bitcoin Price Momentum Should Continue It is always difficult to make any accurate predictions where Bitcoin is concerned Although this currency is the market trend setter first and foremost, it is also pretty fickle even under the best of circumstances.
Bitcoin Price Party Continues After Hitting $5,170

Bitcoin Price Party Continues After Hitting $5,170

Plenty of cryptocurrency enthusiasts and traders are looking at Bitcoin right now. After a minor wobble a few days ago, it seems the $5,000 level has been recaptured successfully. It is interesting to see a resilient Bitcoin price trend, as that is something people haven’t seen much of in the past 18 months. Bitcoin Price Bulls are In Control No cryptocurrency enthusiasts will be dismayed by how the markets are developing in the past few weeks.