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Intercontinental Exchange Adding Long List of Cryptocurrencies to Dedicated Data Feed

Intercontinental Exchange Data Services (ICE Data Services) recently tweeted out a lengthy list of cryptocurrencies to be included in its Cryptocurrency Data Feed. ICE Data Services provides pricing, analytics, indices, and exchange data in a custom-tailored fashion for clients seeking more insight and information on financial markets. According to its official website, the data solutions […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto May Have Considered a Bitcoin Kill Switch

With so little known about the person or group behind the mysterious pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, it’s difficult to imagine the motivation behind designing and developing the first-ever peer-to-peer electronic cash system with Bitcoin. One goal was clear: create a decentralized cryptocurrency that cannot be controlled by governments. To do that, Nakamoto built in certain fail-safes […]

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US Dollar Mirrors 1920s Weimar Republic Hyperinflation Against Bitcoin

The Bitcoin price in US dollars has begun exhibiting a trend which closely mimics the price history of Germany’s Papiermark during hyperinflation. Against Fiat, Bitcoin Follows Gold’s Price Trajectory A summary chart uploaded to social media by the cryptocurrency analysis account planB compares BTC/USD over the past eight years with the Papiermark’s value versus the […]

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A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched

An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX with bitcoin’s in-development lightning network is now live. Launched by Suredbits Monday, the application programming interface (API) allows developers access to information about available futures contracts, specifically, according to CEO Chris Stewart: “You will be able to subscribe to market […]