Bitmex on The Times: Happy Birthday to BTC – January 3

Current Bitcoin Price: $3827 (as of 9:00 AM PST)

There’s more sideways action into the New Year, as all of yesterday’s upwards progress has since been reversed. While Bitcoin is only down 1.3%, Ethereum and XRP have fallen by 2.4% and 3.2% respectively.

The only top-20 coin in the green (aside from Dollar-pegged stablecoin Tether) is TRON, which is posting rather unimpressive gains of under 2%.

Top Bitcoin & Crypto News Stories for 3rd January 2018

Bitmex on The Times: Happy Birthday to BTC

Bitmex is an international cryptocurrency exchange best known for its extensive margin trading possibilities, while The Times newspaper is one of Britain’s best known and respected broadsheet newspapers.

For the tenth year anniversary of the Bitcoin network going live, Bitmex has placed an ad on the first page of The Times newspaper, wishing Bitcoin a happy birthday and thanking its creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.

Jordan Peterson uploads all videos to BitTube

Jordan Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, but also an active thinker on the web. He’s criticized widely for his controversial takes on many psychological matters, such as gender identity or depression.

In response to his daughter’s channel receiving a so-called “strike” on YouTube, Jordan Peterson has decided to copy his entire video collection over to the blockchain-powered video sharing site BitTube.

Reminder: JM Bullion takes Bitcoin

It may be old news for some, but a good handful of Reddit users were surprised to find out that the United States’ leading online precious metals distributor accepts cryptocurrency as payment.

As with some of their other payment options, payment by Bitcoin is subject to a 3% discount!

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