Bitcoin



“Perfect Storm” of Technicals Indicates Bitcoin May Plunge After Hitting $9,500

After holding the low-$9,000s for days on end, Bitcoin has attempted to break out over recent hours. The cryptocurrency trades at $9,250 as of the time of this article’s writing, having established a… [+2945 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

Binance Security Report Sheds Light On Crypto Scams

A report released by major crypto exchange Binance illustrates how scams targeting cryptocurrency investors attempt to gain credibility. In the report published on June 30, the exchange explained th… [+1500 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Industry Executive Doubles Down: Bitcoin Will Hit $50,000 in 2020

After a strong rally from the March lows, Bitcoin has stopped trending higher. For the past two months, the cryptocurrency has been caught in a 15% range that it has barely deviated from. The consol… [+2802 chars]... read more (Bitcoinist)

Boomer and Gen-X Interest in Bitcoin Surges During Pandemic

The older generations have increased their monthly Bitcoin investments by a factor of nine on U.K crypto trading app Mode since the beginning of the pandemic and lockdowns. Mode Banking reported tha… [+1934 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Strategist: Next Wave of Bitcoin Investors Likely to Come from Robinhood

As Bitcoin continues trading sideways within a trading range between $9,000 and $10,000, investors are busy at work speculating as to what could help fuel a further price rise for the benchmark digit… [+2392 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

Pomp Converts Comedian Bill Burr: ‘I’m getting Bitcoin! F—- this!’

Bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano has just persuaded Bill Burr, one of the biggest comedians in the world, to invest in cryptocurrency. In a July 1 episode of the Bill Bert Podcast so named for the com… [+2905 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Mental health may be 'significant factor' in NHS referrals to Prevent

  • Referring patients to anti-radicalisation scheme can worsen illness, charity says Mental health appears to be a significant factor behind referrals from the NHS to Prevent, the government’s… [+12300 chars]... read more (Newslocker.com)

Bitcoin is Showing “Signs of Exhaustion” as Analysts Eye a Movement to $8,000

Bitcoin is flashing some tempered signs of strength right now as it attempts to push up towards $9,300. This comes after an extended period of trading at $9,100 and seems to mark an extension of the… [+2621 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

The Last Time This Metric Was This Low, Bitcoin Bottomed at $3,200

The past two months have been a confusing time for Bitcoin investors. The cryptocurrency has traded between a rock and a hard place, barely deviating from the range lows of $8,500 and the highs of $1… [+2522 chars]... read more (newsBTC)

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust May Be Signaling BTC has Formed a Long-Term Bottom

  • Bitcoin has been consolidating between $9,000 and $10,000 for the past several days and weeks, struggling to garner any clear trend
  • The crypto has expressed some overt weakness in rec… [+2673 chars]... read more (Bitcoinist)


Blockchain



Optus commits to digital core upgrade

Optus is set to upgrade its core business systems to SAP’s S/4 HANA, creating a “digital core” that could help it enable new capabilities at the edge like predictive maintenance for cellular towers. … [+2154 chars]... read more (iTnews)

Digital asset security startup Curv raises $23M

Digital asset security startup Curv Inc. has raised $23 million in new funding to support institutional growth, increase its headcount and for the development of new solutions. The Series A round ca… [+3524 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)

Moscow’s online voting system has some major vulnerabilities, allowing votes to be decrypted before the official count

Russias nationwide vote on constitutional amendments continued the countrys experiment with online voting, but only in the Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod regions. This time around, developers changed the… [+4472 chars]... read more (Meduza)

Pomp Converts Comedian Bill Burr: ‘I’m getting Bitcoin! F—- this!’

Bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano has just persuaded Bill Burr, one of the biggest comedians in the world, to invest in cryptocurrency. In a July 1 episode of the Bill Bert Podcast so named for the com… [+2905 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Cartesi launches Decartes SDK bringing blockchain dapp development to Linux

The Cartesi Foundation today announced the launch of the Decartes software development kit and developer portal to enable developers to build distributed ledger blockchain apps using the Linux operat… [+3677 chars]... read more (SiliconANGLE News)

Breakthrough System Enables Entirely New Kinds of Applications Incorporating Money

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Kazakh Gov Plans to Double Its Investment in Digital Currency Mining

Kazakhstan officials revealed the nations digital currency development plan to experts from Russia and China at "2020 Astana Online Financial Day". According to the China Ministry of Commerce on July… [+1816 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)

Ideanomics: Additional Financing May Push Sales Up

Ideanomics (IDEX) released a gross profit margin of 96% in 2019 and appears to have a growing electric vehicle ("EV") business unit. With a recent 2020 sales estimate, I get an EV/revenue ratio of 3.… [+14372 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)


Business



Times Top10: Today's Top News Headlines and Latest News from India & across the World | Times of India

Having sat on 699 senior career goals for club and country since he converted a penalty in FC Barcelona's win over CD Leganés on June 16, Messi brought up the latest career milestone, converting a 50… [+1457 chars]... read more (The Times of India)

Coronavirus latest: Houston ICUs overwhelmed as Texas reports record rise in cases

News you might have missed US stocks rose on the first day of the third quarter as bullish investors cheered economic data and news of a potential coronavirus vaccine. The S&P 500 index rose 0.5… [+3487 chars]... read more (Financial Times)

US surpasses 50,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time: WaPo - Business Insider

The US on Wednesday recorded 50,000 new daily coronavirus infections, according to a tally by The Washington Post. According to The Post, the US recorded 52,770 cases on Wednesday, the first time it… [+2075 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

House votes unanimously to extend deadline for coronavirus small business loan program | TheHill

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CNN's Acosta on Trump Liking How He Looks in Mask: 'This Isn’t About Looks -- It Is About Saving Lives'

Wednesday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” guest host Jim Acosta commented on President Donald Trump saying, “I had a mask. I sort of liked the way I looked,” during an interview with Fox Business’ Blake B… [+2196 chars]... read more (Breitbart News)

Venmo begins piloting 'Business Profiles' for small sellers

Venmo is going after small businesses. The PayPal-owned mobile payments app maker announced today it’s piloting a new feature called Business Profiles that offers small sellers and other sole proprie… [+3041 chars]... read more (TechCrunch)

American Airlines to close bases, needs to reduce flight attendant staff - Business Insider

American Airlines plans to reconfigure and significantly downsize staffing at some of its bases, and plans to reduce its flight attendant ranks by as many as 8,000 employees, Business Insider has lea… [+4504 chars]... read more (Business Insider)

Democrats, Trump disagree on forming a coronavirus commission - Business Insider

Major earth-shattering events in recent US history have spawned comprehensive deep dives to figure out what went wrong and how to ensure the disasters don't happen again. That was the case for the s… [+12882 chars]... read more (Business Insider)