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Jamie Holmes

About author: Jamie Holmes

Jamie is an economist, writer and cryptocurrency enthusiast. His research interests are forecasting, industrial organization and economic development. Experienced in trading Forex and Cryptocurrency markets, Jamie provides commentary on the markets utilizing Japanese charting methods and fractals analysis.

Interview with Thaer Khawaja, Lead Developer of the Masari Project

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Interviews, News

Interview with Thaer Khawaja, Lead Developer of the Masari Project

In this exclusive interview, BTCManager speaks to Thaer Khawaja, a Canadian software developer who has been quietly working on a code fork of Monero, known as Masari. The cryptocurrency first emerged into the limelight when the project submitted a pull request to the Monero main branch for a difficulty adjustment algorithm that would have helped Monero’s recent fork to have…

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Monero’s Hardware Wallet Project Moves into the Next Phase

Category: Altcoins, News, Tech

Monero’s Hardware Wallet Project Moves into the Next Phase

The Monero hardware project completed the first stage at the end of April, developing the internals and boards. The next stage is to develop a proper enclosure, perform injection molding and other finishing touches; the project’s funding goal is already approximately 25 percent complete. BTCManager spoke to Michael Schloh von Bennewitz, Monero’s hardware team lead, to find out more. BTCManager…

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook May 8: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar

Category: Cryptocurrency Market Outlook

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook May 8: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar

BTCManager’s Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) Bitcoin exhibited the fifth week of straight gains for the week ending May 6. The weekly chart below shows that we have observed three record sessions, or near…

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Decred Jumps on Listing by Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Finance, News

Decred Jumps on Listing by Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

Decred (DCR), the popular altcoin that implements on-chain governance, has been given the go-ahead to trade on the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, Upbit. The announcement was made during the Asian session of May 4 and the addition of the altcoin to the fourth largest exchange by 24-hour volume will no doubt be beneficial for the future path of Decred’s price…

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Revolut Unexpectedly Stops Supporting Withdrawals from Bitcoin Exchanges

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, News

Revolut Unexpectedly Stops Supporting Withdrawals from Bitcoin Exchanges

The fintech startup Revolut has unexpectedly withdrawn support for cryptocurrency exchanges such as Bitstamp and Kraken, BTCManager has learned on May 3. Bitcoin enthusiasts can no longer use the banking app to withdraw from exchanges and echoes similar moves made by UK banks in the past. Revolut has marketed itself as a cryptocurrency friendly service, announcing buy and sell support…

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Top Performing Cryptocurrencies of April: GPU, AU, HXX, and More

Category: Altcoins, Finance, News

Top Performing Cryptocurrencies of April: GPU, AU, HXX, and More

The month of April saw bitcoin gain around 30 percent, but some smaller altcoins outperformed the king of cryptocurrencies by a wide margin. Here, we detail the best performers of April 2018, give a bit of background to these coins and possible reasons for their performance. GPU Coin Rebrands to Nullex (GPU/NLX) A low-volume coin, GPU Coin surged a massive…

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ZenCash Added to Digital Currency Group’s ‘Conviction List,’ Joins Bitcoin, Ether Classic and Zcash

Category: Altcoins, Business, Commentary, News

ZenCash Added to Digital Currency Group’s ‘Conviction List,’ Joins Bitcoin, Ether Classic and Zcash

On April 25, ZenCash was added to the ‘conviction list’ of Digital Currency Group (DCG), a venture capital firm with over 90 investments in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. ZenCash, a fork of Zclassic, which itself is a fork of Zcash, is an up and coming digital currency focusing on building a privacy ecosystem. According to CoinMarketCap, the altcoin is…

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Cake Wallet Receives Seal of Approval from the Monero Project

Category: Altcoins, Finance, News, Tech

Cake Wallet Receives Seal of Approval from the Monero Project

If you’ve been into Monero (XMR) for a while, you’ll know that there was a time when mobile wallets were non-existent. As the ecosystem grows and begins to thrive, a wallet for iOS devices has emerged and recently won over the Monero Core team. Monero Wallets are Beginning to Blossom Known as Cake Wallet, the startup’s journey from inception to…

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Monero Fork XMV Changes Tact, Promises ‘Open Source’ and Key Reuse Safeguards

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, News

Monero Fork XMV Changes Tact, Promises ‘Open Source’ and Key Reuse Safeguards

The airdropped fork of Monero, MoneroV (XMV), recently delivered an announcement promising they would open source their code, and take the necessary safeguards to minimize their impact on one aspect of Monero’s fungibility, ring signatures, if users decide to claim XMV. BTCManager first reported on MoneroV in February 2018, with the fork looking like it could deal some minor damage…

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Bitcoin Eyes Another Attempt at $9,500 Following Largest One-day Volume for CBOE Futures

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin Eyes Another Attempt at $9,500 Following Largest One-day Volume for CBOE Futures

The price of bitcoin (BTC) briefly dropped below $9,000 on April 25 but regained the critical level on April 26. On April 27, BTC-USD reached a high of $9,387.82 on the Bitstamp exchange, rebounding from lows near $8,600 on April 26 after the CBOE experienced the largest daily volume for bitcoin futures. Two ‘Record Sessions’ into Bullish Run, Five to…

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