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Bitcoin Price Flash Crashes to $6,900 as Non-Correlation Tests Hodlers’ Patience

The price of bitcoin tumbled to fresh multi-week lows on Thursday, as the largest cryptocurrency continued to trade independently of broader market forces. The fresh dump came as central-bank liquidity fueled strong rallies in stocks, gold and the U.S. dollar. Continue reading Bitcoin Price Flash Crashes to $6,900 as Non-Correlation Tests Hodlers’ Patience

Flash Cryptocurrency Releases Peer-to-Peer Functionality for Mobile

Flash is a lesser-known Scrypt-based cryptocurrency which has a growing presence in Venezuela and Africa. It is not designed to be a proof-of-work system, although it uses mining to verify transactions and secure the network, but instead focuses on transactions which can settle in a matter of seconds. Their mobile wallet recently integrated a “human ATM” peer-to-peer trading functionality which could be a hit in jurisdictions where fiat money is hard to trust. Places like Venezuela, for example. Continue reading Flash Cryptocurrency Releases Peer-to-Peer Functionality for Mobile