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Two Flippenings in Crypto Rally, Litecoin Over Stellar and Neo Rising

Two Flippenings in Crypto Rally, Litecoin Over Stellar and Neo Rising

NEO, NEWSBTC
Following a few days of sideways trading crypto markets have bounced again today as $7 billion gets funneled back into digital currencies. Not all are benefiting from this rally though but the ones that are include Litecoin and Neo which are the only two adding double digit gains in the top forty at the time of writing.Litecoin Lifted Above StellarLitecoin has had it worse than most in 2018, falling from the giddy heights of over $350 to a yearly low of around $23 in mid-December according to Coinmarketcap. This equates to a loss of around 93%, equaling its loss of a similar percentage back in 2014.Things have slowly started to turn around for LTC as it has recovered 65% since the 2018 low point and has currently made 14% on the day. Over the past 24 hours Litecoin has climbed from $35 to ...
Top Cryptocurrencies Mostly in the Red, Bitcoin Falls Below $3,900 Again

Top Cryptocurrencies Mostly in the Red, Bitcoin Falls Below $3,900 Again

COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, DASH, EOS, IOTA, NEO, RIPPLE
Sunday, Dec. 30 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing discreet losses while a few report discreet gains. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is under $3,900 again, according to Coin360 data.Market visualization from Coin360At press time, Bitcoin is down a fraction of a percent on the day, trading at around $3,880. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is substantially lower than the Monday’s high of $4,271, and also lower than $4,011, the price of BTC one week ago. Moreover, the current price is still substantially up from $3,642 — the mid-week low registered Friday.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCapRipple (XRP) — the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization — remained relatively stable on the day, trading at about $0.399 as of press time.On the weekly cha

Top Crypto Performers Overview: Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, NEO, IOTA, Binance Coin, Stratis

COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, ETHEREUM, IOTA, NEO
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.While 2017 was a raging bull market in cryptocurrencies, 2018 turned out to be a massive bear market that wiped out more than $720 billion in total crypto market capitalization. We believe that 2019 will bring back the focus on the fundamentals and the true potential of virtual currencies.With the arrival of traditional investors, digital currencies will at times behave similar to the traditional markets. The Wall Street Journal recently pointed out that the correlation between Bitcoin trading and gold ...

Wake Up NEO – 20% Pump For China’s Version of Ethereum

ETHEREUM, NEO, NEWSBTC
It has been easy to overlook some of the crypto projects that have fallen from their highs and have been unceremoniously dumped down the market cap charts this year. Neo is one of these once high flying crypto assets, it is now down in eighteenth place, but appears to have just woken up.‘ContiNEO’ – we keep goingJust like all other cryptocurrencies, Neo has been battered this year. From an all-time high of around $190 it has virtually crumbled to nothing, dumping over 95% this year. At the beginning of the year there were huge hopes for Neo and even talk of it surpassing Ethereum as an alternative dApp platform.The bears came out in force and a huge selloff resulted in losses even greater than Ethereum, which has also suffered more than most this year. Rather than focus on prices Neo devel
A $10 Billion Christmas Gift for Crypto as Rally Continues

A $10 Billion Christmas Gift for Crypto as Rally Continues

ETHEREUM, NEO, NEWSBTC
Crypto markets rallying once again; Ethereum, XRP and NEO leading the way.The Santa crypto rally has continued for the day before Christmas. The minor pullback on Saturday was just that, minor, and things have moved upwards again as cryptocurrencies make further gains from their lowest levels of the year. Total market capitalization is back over $140 billion once again.Bitcoin held support at $4,000 after a brief period just below it on Saturday. It spent most of yesterday at the same level but has continued to climb this Monday morning to reach an intraday high of $4,270 a few hours ago. BTC is currently up 5% on the day to $4,240 and poised to make further gains.Ethereum has had a rare spurt of action and has shot up 16% on the day taking it to around $150. Since its lowest point of the ...
Chinese Crypto NEO Announces Second DevCon for 2019

Chinese Crypto NEO Announces Second DevCon for 2019

BITCOIN, NEO
Chinese crypto asset NEO has announced its second annual DevCon. The event will occur in Seattle in February of 2019. At press time, it has not been confirmed which companies will be attending, though NEO founder Da Hongfei states that several “tech-savvy” representatives from companies like Microsoft have been invited to speak. He says Seattle was chosen for its tech-oriented ecosystem and its large presence of blockchain developers.The first DevCon for NEO occurred in San Francisco in 2018. Roughly 700 developers were in attendance, many of which flew in from Europe, suggesting that NEO is rising through the ranks as a serious crypto competitor.What the Crypto Event Will CoverWhen describing DevCon, Hongfei explains:“This was just a project developed by Chinese developers, so we were rea
Smart Economy Heavyweight NEO to Host Second DevCon Event in Seattle

Smart Economy Heavyweight NEO to Host Second DevCon Event in Seattle

BTC MANAGER, NEO
NEO DevCon 2019 is coming to the home of tech giants Microsoft, Amazon, and Valve to meet and talk blockchain, decentralization and smart economy. “NEO is working hard to develop the smart economy of tomorrow, so it’s fitting that we’re heading to Seattle, the home of Microsoft and some of the biggest technology businesses operating today,” Erik Zhang, Founder of NEO said. NEO DevCon 2019 will be held on February 16th-17th, at the Hyatt Regency Seattle hotel, Washington. The event will feature more than 40 speakers, 30 projects, 20 exhibits, and more than 600 attendees. “We’re powering a movement towards a smart economy,” Erik said. NEO has more than 1,000 contributors, a community that’s half-a-million strong and a will to bring the smart economy to life. At DevCon, attendees can expect t
Greenlight: All Top Cryptos See Gains, Bitcoin Nears $3,300

Greenlight: All Top Cryptos See Gains, Bitcoin Nears $3,300

BITCOIN, BITCOIN CASH, COINTELEGRAPH, CRYPTOCURRENCY, EOS, ETHEREUM, NEO, RIPPLE
Sunday, Dec. 16: the top 20 cryptocurrencies are all in the green, seeing a mix of slight to solid gains, with Bitcoin (BTC) hovering over $3,200.Market visualization from Coin360At press time, Bitcoin is up a little less than two percent over the last 24 hours. On the weekly chart, the current prices are slightly higher than the lowest point, registered on Dec. 15.Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCapRipple (XRP), the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, gained over two percent in the last 24 hours. It started the day at $0.283 and is currently trading around $0.29, near its mid-day highest point of $0.294.On the weekly chart, the current price is moderately higher than the lowest registered in the past seven days, equivalent to $0.282. Moreover, the current ...
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
Funds-Stealing NEO Node ‘Exploit’ Discovered by Chinese Tech Giant

Funds-Stealing NEO Node ‘Exploit’ Discovered by Chinese Tech Giant

BITCOIN, NEO
Every cryptocurrency project is only as strong as its network. Service nodes play a major role of importance in this regard. For NEO, a project gaining a lot of attention lately, things are not looking too great. Researchers confirm the existence of a major bug which can allow criminals to steal wallet funds.NEO Node Configuration IssueEveryone running a cryptocurrency node needs to configure that setup accordingly. Relying on default settings is always akin to asking for trouble. This is a general rule of thumb in the world of software and technology. Owners of a NEO node may want to take special notice in this regard. The default setup can expose wallet funds to remote attacks.This issue was discovered by Tencent’s security lab. The Chinese tech giant wants to help companies improve upon