Police in Chinese city seize 600 Bitcoin mining computers. Police in China have confiscated 600 computers used to mine Bitcoin in the city of Tianjin. The move followsa complaint by the the local power grid operator’s report on abnormal electricity usage. An investigation found that the junction box of the suspected power user's electricity meter had been short-circuited - a typical way to avoid billing.
Nasdaq Open to becoming cryptocurrency Exchange. Nasdaq is open to launching a cryptocurrency exchange in the future one the regulatory environment matures. "Certainly Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time," Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman said. According to her, regulation needs to be ironed out before the company adds an exchange.
Winklevoss twins hire Nasdaq to monitor crypto market. Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange run by twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, announced today that it will be leveraging Nasdaq's SMARTS Market Surveillance technology to watch the marketplace. The technology, which is considered the most widely deployed surveillance system in the world, will enable Gemini to monitor across all of its trading pairs, including: BTC/USD, ETH/USD and BTC/ETH.
Tom Lee chooses Bitcoin Over Bitcoin Cash. Tom Lee, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, recommends investors to choose Bitcoin over Bitcoin Cash. Tom Lee made this statement amidst an ongoing battle of words between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash backers. Bitcoin Cash topped $1,400 on Monday for the first time in ten weeks. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency on the market had more than doubled its price over the past 10 days.
The total cryptocurrency market capitalization stands at $396 220 773 146.
Reddit of the Day
Tom Lee's tweet on Bitcoin reaching $1 million by 2020 was a widely discussedtopic on Reddit.
CRYPTO: We hosted a small group of institutional investors on 4/23, mix of crypto and traditional macro HF/long-only. Results below. Key takeaway, institutions believe #BTC bottomed. We see this as a leading indicator for inflows of big money into Crypto pic.twitter.com/NybWPTZTg4— Thomas Lee (@fundstrat) April 24, 2018
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By Siranush Ghazanchyan