Bitcoin Unlimited Launches Two-Option Voting App Powered by Bitcoin Cash

On September 16, the Bitcoin Unlimited development team launched a new application called Votepeer. The software is powered by the Bitcoin Cash network and allows anyone to set up a transparent two-option voting process. This week a couple of Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) developers released a new voting protocol called Votepeer. BU software engineers, Dagur and Jørgen Svennevik Notland, revealed the initial version of Votepeer, which can be located at the website voter.cash. “Votepeer is powered by Bitcoin Cash and allows anyone to easily set up a two-option vote using the…

Record $1B in tokenized Bitcoin shows BTC holders want a slice of DeFi

After failing to hold the $11K mark and exposing what some analysts have described as a general apathy to trade BTC at these levels, Bitcoin (BTC) price is once again flirting with $11,000.  As suggested by Cointelegraph contributors Marcel Pechman and Micheal van de Poppe, a move above $11K is not a deeply significant milestone as the confluence of multiple factors, including looming overhead resistance and low trading volume decrease the likelihood that the digital asset will breakout once above $11K. Cryptocurrency daily market performance snapshot. Source: Coin360 The supposed…

‘Growth hacker’ hides 100 caches of Bitcoin Cash around city

An anonymous benefactor manipulated social media to get on the news in the Californian city of Bakersfield to encourage the adoption of Bitcoin Cash. According to a Sept. 17 blog post from the Bitcoin Man of Bakersfield’ (BMB) — a self-described “anonymous growth hacker and media manipulator” — he selectively placed 100 Bitcoin Cash (BCH) QR code stickers worth $1,100 total around the streets of the city this week. “Giving away crypto does help people, but the real motivation is to spread awareness in a way that’s fun and interesting,”…

Bitcoin Birch says no retail crypto-wide bull run likely for rest of 2020

Crypto prices may still be weighed down by a difficult global economic atmosphere, according to Joel Birch, co-founder of automated crypto investing platform Stacked.  “I don’t necessarily think that 2020 is going to be the year of some type of major retail bull run, largely due to the fact that the global economy still lingers over this industry, just like other financial markets,” the personality, also known as “Bitcoin Birch” on Twitter, told Cointelegraph in an interview. Birch, however, said he maintains a fairly positive slant in terms of upward…

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slumps to $10.7K; Ethereum Fees Rise Again

Bitcoin lost momentum Thursday while DeFi delirium pushes fees on Ethereum back up. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,920 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 0.73% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $10,735-$11,052 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading on Coinbase since September 15. Source: TradingView Bitcoin headed downward Thursday, going as low as $10,735 on spot exchanges such as Coinbase, but recovering to $10,920 as of press time.  Andrew Tu, an executive at quant trading firm…

‘Alt-season’ abruptly ends as Bitcoin dominance rises near quarterly close

As the price of Bitcoin (BTC) soared above $11,000 on Sept. 16, the altcoin market suffered mightily. Some analysts believe that profits from the extended altcoin and decentralized finance (DeFi) rally may have cycled into BTC. After major bull cycles or the so-called “altseason”,the dominance index of Bitcoin tends to recover. When it does, it often leads BTC to outperform many altcoins in the global market. The dominance index of Bitcoin. Source: TradingView.com In the past two weeks, Bitcoin’s dominance has seen a double bottom, rebounding from 59% to 61%.…

How The Xi Pump of 2019 Backs Up Bitcoin Bearish Retest Theory

Several signs now suggest that Bitcoin’s recent pump to $11,000 that failed to hold could have been a bearish retest and rejection from support turned resistance. And while a bullish retest taking place at the same time has buyers confident, price action closely resembling last year’s Xi pump could be bad for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Bearish Retest Theory Gains Ground Due To Comparison With 2019 The recent possible “top” at the 2020 high of $12,400 shares many parallels with the top in 2019 when Bitcoin was rejected from $13,800. For…

Kiss’ Gene Simmons Tweets Cryptic Message About His Bitcoin Plans

Rock band Kiss’ lead singer Gene Simmons has tweeted a cryptic message about bitcoin in response to a discussion on making cryptocurrency accessible to the masses. Simmons previously said he was interested in bitcoin, noting that its price goes up every time people think it’s dead. Gene Simmons’ Bitcoin Tweet Gene Simmons is an Israeli-born American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. He was the frontman, bassist and co-lead singer of Kiss, the rock band he co-founded with lead singer and guitarist Paul Stanley. According to IMDB, Simmons has appeared…