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Bitcoin Recap 01/16/18 - Cryptocurrencies down on regulatory concerns, Bitcoin exchange ban in South Korea not completely off the table, and more!


Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

January 16 · Issue #151 · View online
Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Kyle Torpey's content from today...
Kyle Torpey on Twitter: "🤔25 blocks mined in less than 2.5 hours (average should be ~15 during this timespan)🤔 Any ideas? #Bitcoin"
Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Bitcoin Tumbles 20% as Fears of Cryptocurrency Crackdown Linger - Bloomberg
PM: Shutdown of cryptocurrency exchanges impossible without National Assembly approval
Ledger on Twitter: "We are proud to announce we have reached the milestone of ONE MILLION Nano S sold worldwide!"
Bitcoin Can't Save World's Autocrats From the Sanctions Squeeze - Bloomberg
Bitcoin Retirement Funds See 'Explosive' Growth
Skeptics say bitcoin has no value. Here’s why they’re wrong
Russia: Blogger Who ‘Boasted’ About Crypto Wealth Beat... | News | Cointelegraph
Metropolitan Bank Denies Policy Change on Crypto Wire Transfers - CoinDesk
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Bitcoin price correlation with search volume in 2017 - Business Insider
Bitcoin Frenzy Helps Crypto Hedge Funds Reap 1,100% Gains - Bloomberg
Two blockchain ETFs are launching but blockchain won't be in their names - Business Insider
Bitcoin investors say they'll be millionaires before 2019 | Daily Mail Online
Shenzhen exchange to punish firms using blockchain to speculate | Reuters
Crypto-Linked Stocks Return to Earth as Bitcoin, Ripple Fall - Bloomberg
Housing or Dotcom: Which Bubble Does Cryptocurrency Mania Resemble? - CoinDesk
More bitcoin adoption stories...
Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp CEO on surge in new signs-ups - Business Insider
Over 200,000 sign petition in South Korea to stop bitcoin regulation
Blockchain Call – Stories of UNICEF Innovation
Bitcoin (BTC): Legal brothel Bunny Ranch looking to accept cryptocurrency bitcoin — Quartz
Bitcoin ATMs popping up around San Diego - The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mark Cuban: Dallas Mavericks to Accept Bitcoin, Ether 'Next Season' - CoinDesk
Bitcoin and crypto currency craze taking off in Nimbin | Northern Star
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
More bitcoin company stories from today...
AntPool on Twitter: "@Poloniex @Poloniex please reply this ticket, 704569, URGENT URGENT URGENT situation. Please help. Many thanks ."
More bitcoin scam and dark web stories...
BitConnect promoters cover their tracks as site faces legal trouble
BBB: Beware of bitcoin investment scams | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Ontario man ran site that peddled billions of pieces of personal data: RCMP | Ottawa Citizen
Hospital Pays $55K Ransomware Demand Despite Having Backups
Computer Administrator Arrested for Millions CNY Worth Bitcoin Theft in Beijing | NEWS.8BTC.COM
Police Confirms the Arrest of Special Education Teacher Who Set Up Heroin Sale Shop - Deep Dot Web
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
Ripple Has Dropped More Than 65% From Record High
Big Money, Murky Governance: Kicking the Tires of Telegram's Token Sale - CoinDesk
Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum | TechCrunch
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
PBOC official says China's centralized virtual currency trade needs to end: source | Reuters
France Creates Working Group for Cryptocurrency Regulation - CoinDesk
Qatar central bank to consider topic of virtual currencies: governor | Reuters
Ron Paul: Bitcoin Should Be Legal, as Long as There's No Fraud
Unconfirmed bitcoin stories from today...
Japan's Largest Financial Group To Launch Own Virtual Currency -
Scotiabank & Canadian Government Security Dept. Blocking Coinbase & Digital Currency Transactions : BitcoinCA
Other stories from today...
In mid 2012 I bought 600 Bitcoin. : Bitcoin
Advisers urge deep discount in Venezuelan cryptocurrency offering | Reuters
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