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    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin hits 2020 record of $13,850 before major resistance hurdle

    A retest of 2019 bull run highs is met with a modest retracement as higher levels hold on the day for BTC/USD

    Bitcoin (BTC) reached new 2020 highs of $13,850 on Oct. 28 as markets rose to equal their 2019 peak. BTC/USD stopped short of retaking resistance at $14,000, the level which provided a “hammer” event during last year’s bull run to around $13,800.

  • Cryptocurrencies

    God save the queen: Gemini brings the UK crypto

    The crypto exchange of the Winklevoss twins, Gemini, launches its services in the UK following regulatory approval

    “Going live with our full services available in GBP in the UK is another exciting step forward in Gemini's international expansion, advancing our mission to empower individuals and organizations around the world through crypto," said CEO Tyler Winklevoss.

  • Bitcoin goes mainstream
    Bitcoin,  Ethereum

    A big August for crypto

    Big news about mainstream institutional investors pouring money into bitcoin and ether has industry insiders excited about crypto’s move towards the mainstream

    The big news, needless to say, was business intelligence firm MicroStrategy’s Aug. 11 announcement that it had bought $250 million worth of bitcoins, pouring the entirety of its planned investment in alternative assets as an inflation hedge into the first cryptocurrency.

  • Bitcoin

    Gemini announces crypto wallet usable at Whole Foods and Baskin Robbins; eBay teases acceptance

    Consensus 2019 brings news of using crypto at the cash register

    Now you’ll be able to spend your whole crypto wallet at Whole Foods, and soon you may be able to bid on CryptoKitties at eBay. Growing adoption of cryptocurrency payments by mainstream companies was the big theme that emerged on the first day of Coindesk’s Consensus 2019 conference in New York on May 13. The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini announced that major retailers—ranging from Whole Foods to Nordstrom’s—were accepting crypto payments. Meanwhile, online marketplace eBay teased it may soon take virtual currencies with ads and a show sponsorship.