The website included a fake eight page white paper, fake celebrity endorsements and a fake team working on the ICO (MarketWatch).
JPMorgan chairman Jamie Dimon called Bitcoin a “fraud,” while Lex Sokolin of Autonomous Research claims advisors need to familiarize themselves with the technology in order to address client questions (CNBC).
The low end of what Bitcoin is consuming every year is 2.55 jigawatts (The Future).
CoinPayments announced the airdrop of its own utility token the CPS Coin (Cointelegraph).
Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank is deploying a blockchain-based payment system Taipei Times (Cointelegraph).
Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell donated at the advocacy organization’s annual gala in New York City (Coindesk).
When speaking to cryptocurrency enthusiasts, Jack Dorsey demonstrated his support of digital currency being the way of the future (Bloomberg).
Coinbase Inc. said it would upgrade its systems with services that cater to “ultrafast traders” (Wall Street Journal).
Price-target forecasts ranging from $64,000 in 2019 to 1,000,000 in 2020 (The Motely Fool).