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Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200

Top Cryptos See Mixed Gains & Losses, Bitcoin Fights to Stay Over $3,200

BITCOIN, BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, EOS, ETHEREUM, IOTA, RIPPLE
Saturday, Dec. 15: the top 20 cryptocurrencies report a mix of moderate gains and losses, with Bitcoin (BTC) briefly dipping under $3,200 before climbing back above the price mark by press time.Market visualization from Coin360Bitcoin started the day around $3,228, but after a mid-day high of $3,275, it fell back to the current price of $3,232, after touching its lowest point of $3,191 earlier today.At press time, Bitcoin is down a fraction of a percent over the last 24 hours. On the weekly chart, the prices in the past two days have been the lowest, down from a weekly high of $3,600.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCapRipple (XRP), the second largest crypto by market capitalization, lost 1 percent in the last 24 hours. It started the day at $0.286 and is currently trading arou...
Market Mayhem: Bitcoin Sinks Below $3.4K, Ethereum Plummets to Double Digits

Market Mayhem: Bitcoin Sinks Below $3.4K, Ethereum Plummets to Double Digits

BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, DASH, EOS, IOTA, MONERO, NEO, RIPPLE
Friday, Dec. 7 — Crypto markets have today again taken a major downturn, with virtually all of the major coins by market cap seeing double digit losses. Some coins are down by over 20 percent, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) has taken a steep hit of over 11 percent on its 24-hour chart, and is trading at $3,400 as of press time. Having attempted to reclaim ground above the $4,000 price point in early December — to briefly trade close to $4,300 — the top coin’s recovery has failed to hold, and the asset has seen stepped losses in the days before today’s dizzying tumble.On the week, Bitcoin is now down by around 20.5 percent; monthly losses are at a severe 47.3 percent.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index.Second-larges
Long-Time Investor: IOTA is Centralized, Single Point of Failure Exists

Long-Time Investor: IOTA is Centralized, Single Point of Failure Exists

BLOCKCHAIN, IOTA, NEWSBTC
An early-age IOTA investor has claimed that the project is centralized and is exposed to a single point of failure.Limo, who runs an IOTA-specific blog called TangleBlog.com, identified issues related to how IOTA’s data structure operates. The project uses Tangle, a Directed Acyclic Graph, known as a DAG, whose primary purpose is to hold transactions. Unlike a Proof of Work (PoW) blockchain, which enables an entire network to confirm blocks carrying transactions, IOTA’s Tangle does the same via appointing two previous transactions to establish the new transaction. Here is a brief illustration:SOURCE: IOTA FOUNDATIONIn the chart above, transaction number 5 approves transaction number 2 and 3. At the same time, transaction number 6 is unconfirmed and is called a tip. Each incoming transactio
Crypto Assets See Losses Across the Board as BTC Falls Below $4,000

Crypto Assets See Losses Across the Board as BTC Falls Below $4,000

BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, DASH, EOS, IOTA, MONERO, NEO, RIPPLE
Monday, Dec. 3 — Crypto markets have today again taken a major downturn, with all of the major coins by market cap seeing significant losses of within a 4 and 10 percent range, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped below the $4,000 price point, down about 7 percent on the day to trade at $3,868 at press time. Despite rebounding to as high as $4,400 Nov. 29, the top coin has today seen a drop from a 24-hour high of around $4,135 to as low as $3,846 in recent hours.  Having lost its midweek gains, Bitcoin is breaking more or less even on its 7-day chart, up by just a fraction of a percent; monthly losses are at a stark 39.6 percent, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price I
Crypto Markets See Persistent Red, Bitcoin Briefly Dips Below $4K

Crypto Markets See Persistent Red, Bitcoin Briefly Dips Below $4K

BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, IOTA, RIPPLE
Friday, Nov. 30 — After a short-lived spike earlier this week, the crypto markets are today back in the red, with virtually all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies seeing losses within a 4 and 10 percent range, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) has had a volatile week, jaggedly trading between its low of around $3,600 (Nov. 25) and high of $4,400 (Nov. 29). As of press time, the top coin is at $4,037, down 6.3 percent on its 24-hour chart, according to CoinMarketCap. Today’s negative momentum briefly brought the asset below the $4,000 mark, before it stemmed losses somewhat in later trading hours.On the week, Bitcoin is around 6 percent in the red; monthly losses are at a stark 36.3 percent.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCapSecond-largest rank
Bitcoin Sees Strongest 24-Hour Performance Since July, Total Market Cap Jumps $11 Bln

Bitcoin Sees Strongest 24-Hour Performance Since July, Total Market Cap Jumps $11 Bln

BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, IOTA, RIPPLE
Wednesday, Nov. 28: After the dramatic Nov. 14 market dump, cryptocurrencies are staking major recoveries across the board, with all of the major coins seeing significant growth and scattered assets sealing double-digit gains, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) has soared 9.3 percent on the day, breaking above the $4,000 mark to trade at trade at $4,050 at press time. This major bounce has set Bitcoin on track for its strongest daily performance since July, according to a Reuters report published earlier today.On the week, Bitcoin remains almost 16 percent in the red; monthly losses are at a stark 37 percent, according to Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index.Bitcoin 24-hour price chart. Source: Cointelegraph’s Bitcoin Price Index.Ripple (XRP) is up by a
Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: XEM, Ripple, EOS, Bitcoin, IOTA

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: XEM, Ripple, EOS, Bitcoin, IOTA

BITCOIN, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, EOS, IOTA, RIPPLE
The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.At the start of the year, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies was above $828 billion and many expected it to touch $1 trillion. However, after the hype of last year, the current bear market has been bone-crushing with no end in sight. The bloodbath in cryptocurrencies has plunged total market capitalization to below $130 billion and falling.After the recent collapse, many analysts have forecast a further fall in prices and expect Bitcoin to bottom out around $3,000 or even $1,500. Others...
Cryptocurrency Market Update: No Recovery From Recent Rout

Cryptocurrency Market Update: No Recovery From Recent Rout

IOTA, MONERO, NEWSBTC
Markets are still flat showing no sign of recovery; Monero, Iota and Bitcoin Gold making small gains.The weekend situation on crypto markets remains grim. There has been no recovery from an epic dump down to a new yearly low yesterday as total market capitalization is still around $140 billion.Bitcoin has clawed back a couple of percent on the day to take it to $4,360 after dumping to a new low of $4,195 yesterday. The predictions are not pretty however and many expect BTC to drop to $3,000 in the coming months. Ethereum has made no recovery and is still at its lowest level for 18 months, trading at $125.Altcoins are largely green today as they small gains from a huge loss over the week. In the top ten Monero is making the most headway as it adds 4% to take it to $66, Bitcoin Cash has also...
Crypto Markets Shaky but Most Top Coins See Only Mild Losses

Crypto Markets Shaky but Most Top Coins See Only Mild Losses

BITCOIN, BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, ETHEREUM, IOTA, RIPPLE
Thursday, Nov. 22: after a period of tumult, the crypto markets are today somewhat calmer, with most of the top ten cryptocurrencies seeing only mild losses capped beneath a 3 percent range. A scattering of top twenty coins are even tipping into green, as data from Coin360 shows.Market visualization by Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) has today jaggedly veered between below $4,450 and $4,630; as of press time, the top coin is at $4,517, down 0.4 percent on its 24-hour chart. After a further sell-off brought Bitcoin to as low as $4,300 Nov. 20, the asset has traded over the past couple of days circling the $4,500 mark.On the week, Bitcoin is almost 18 percent in the red; monthly losses are at a grim 30.6 percent, according to CoinMarketCap.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCapThe now second-...
IOTA Partners with HIGH MOBILITY to Build New Mobility Apps

IOTA Partners with HIGH MOBILITY to Build New Mobility Apps

BLOCKCHAIN, BTC MANAGER, ETHEREUM, IOTA
IOTA Foundation has entered a partnership with HIGH MOBILITY, under which its developers can build new types of apps based on IOTA’s ledger, significantly simplifying the development process, the company announced in a Medium post on November 20, 2018. Partnership Between IOTA Foundation and HIGH MOBILITY HIGH MOBILITY, one of the leading companies in the world of automotive API development, has announced the start of its partnership with IOTA Foundation. The partnership will be dedicated to using the strength of IOTA’s open source distributed ledger technology to power HIGH MOBILITY’s standardized connected car API. “With IOTA’s ledger and the team’s vision for future mobility, we will see it being applied by many new services. The type of applications that can be enabled with IOTA’s te