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Provable Solvency Report #64 – July 2019

Coinfloor is a custodian of client bitcoins and we believe that we must set the industry standard for transparency and regular audits. Without proper public accountability, the industry will not be able to grow and mature. This is why we are committed to releasing a Provable Solvency Report every month. Coinfloor is proud to have the longest standing track record among bitcoin exchanges in regards to auditing.

Today we are publishing our 64th monthly Provable Solvency Report with step-by-step validation instructions for your convenience.

As of today, Coinfloor holds a total of 3,884.6845 XBT on behalf of our clients. You are invited to verify that your held bitcoins are included in this balance by following the instructions below.

What does the Provable Solvency Report include?

We started out by creating an obfuscated report of all current client balances (the Solvency Report) and then generated a SHA-256 hash of this report.

We then created a bitcoin transaction to ourselves, that includes all currently held client bitcoins, for a value of 3,886.5118 XBT. The output of the script also includes the OP_RETURN of the SHA-256 hash of the report, proving that at the time of making the solvency report, Coinfloor held all of our clients’ XBT funds. You can verify the amount and details of the transaction on the blockchain.

Key Pieces of information:

Provable Solvency Report #64 (July 18th, 2019):
https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/provablesolvency/solvency_20190718.txt

SHA-256 Hash of the Provable Solvency Report: 7EB79875D7896EBBE511F20382A3F9F8F64E9BBCAEBDD34975FCF766000377F1

Transaction ID: 33d4d4d18705a0011cba593bce3cde564a41e53c48463ca0e69838e0e1208cf1

View the transaction here:
https://explorer.bitcoin.com/btc/tx/b7ca7a97eccaf4baf4c860a35bb1ffb7efd6a868167478eaee85360ac41d1fd5

Your API authentication cookie:
You will find it in My Account > Dashboard in the Coinfloor signed in view, in the API section (visible only for fully verified accounts).

Instructions for Validating Solvency Report:

1. Open the Provable Solvency Report file:

https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/provablesolvency/solvency_20190718.txt

2. Go to

https://passwordsgenerator.net/sha256-hash-generator/ or to your SHA256sum calculating application.

Copy the entire contents of the solvency report (including any leading or trailing spaces or blank lines) into the SHA-256 generator and calculate the SHA-256 hash of the report.

3. Go to

https://explorer.bitcoin.com/btc/tx/b7ca7a97eccaf4baf4c860a35bb1ffb7efd6a868167478eaee85360ac41d1fd5

Click on the `SHOW ADVANCED` switch to view the OP_RETURN, where you will find the hash generated in the previous step matches the hash in the OP_RETURN output script of the transaction that includes all customer bitcoins.

Instructions for finding your account balance within the Solvency Report:

1. Go to

your local SHA1sum application

to calculate the SHA-1 digest of a message consisting of the timestamp shown at the top of the Solvency Report (1563442554) and your API authentication cookie.

Example (Linux):

    timestamp: 1563442554

    API authentication cookie (API Key): 9BTa7M0Z/Mrk6tFMJwEkTV3BQek=

    command: echo -n ‘15634425549BTa7M0Z/Mrk6tFMJwEkTV3BQek=’ | sha1sum

(the command may differ depending on the SHA1sum application used)

2. Find the resulting hash in the solvency report. Your balance is shown on that line in satoshi units. 1 bitcoin = 100 000 000 satoshis. For your convenience, here is a link to a bitcoin unit converter:

http://www.satoshi.24ex.com

We believe that this approach is the best way to achieve maximum accountability whilst retaining privacy for our clients. We welcome your feedback and hope that in time, other exchanges will also help safeguard client funds by providing proof of solvency reports to their users on a regular basis.

Thank you for your trust,

Coinfloor Team

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Coinfloor is a custodian of client bitcoins and we believe that we must set the industry standard for transparency and regular audits. Without proper public accountability, the industry will not be able to grow and mature. This is why we are committed to releasing a Provable Solvency Report every month. Coinfloor is proud to have the longest standing track record among bitcoin exchanges in regards to auditing.

Today we are publishing our 64th monthly Provable Solvency Report with step-by-step validation instructions for your convenience.

As of today, Coinfloor holds a total of 3,884.6845 XBT on behalf of our clients. You are invited to verify that your held bitcoins are included in this balance by following the instructions below.

What does the Provable Solvency Report include?

We started out by creating an obfuscated report of all current client balances (the Solvency Report) and then generated a SHA-256 hash of this report.

We then created a bitcoin transaction to ourselves, that includes all currently held client bitcoins, for a value of 3,886.5118 XBT. The output of the script also includes the OP_RETURN of the SHA-256 hash of the report, proving that at the time of making the solvency report, Coinfloor held all of our clients’ XBT funds. You can verify the amount and details of the transaction on the blockchain.

Key Pieces of information:

Provable Solvency Report #64 (July 18th, 2019):
https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/provablesolvency/solvency_20190718.txt

SHA-256 Hash of the Provable Solvency Report: 7EB79875D7896EBBE511F20382A3F9F8F64E9BBCAEBDD34975FCF766000377F1

Transaction ID: 33d4d4d18705a0011cba593bce3cde564a41e53c48463ca0e69838e0e1208cf1

View the transaction here:
https://explorer.bitcoin.com/btc/tx/b7ca7a97eccaf4baf4c860a35bb1ffb7efd6a868167478eaee85360ac41d1fd5

Your API authentication cookie:
You will find it in My Account > Dashboard in the Coinfloor signed in view, in the API section (visible only for fully verified accounts).

Instructions for Validating Solvency Report:

1. Open the Provable Solvency Report file:

https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/provablesolvency/solvency_20190718.txt

2. Go to

https://passwordsgenerator.net/sha256-hash-generator/ or to your SHA256sum calculating application.

Copy the entire contents of the solvency report (including any leading or trailing spaces or blank lines) into the SHA-256 generator and calculate the SHA-256 hash of the report.

3. Go to

https://explorer.bitcoin.com/btc/tx/b7ca7a97eccaf4baf4c860a35bb1ffb7efd6a868167478eaee85360ac41d1fd5

Click on the `SHOW ADVANCED` switch to view the OP_RETURN, where you will find the hash generated in the previous step matches the hash in the OP_RETURN output script of the transaction that includes all customer bitcoins.

Instructions for finding your account balance within the Solvency Report:

1. Go to

your local SHA1sum application

to calculate the SHA-1 digest of a message consisting of the timestamp shown at the top of the Solvency Report (1563442554) and your API authentication cookie.

Example (Linux):

    timestamp: 1563442554

    API authentication cookie (API Key): 9BTa7M0Z/Mrk6tFMJwEkTV3BQek=

    command: echo -n ‘15634425549BTa7M0Z/Mrk6tFMJwEkTV3BQek=’ | sha1sum

(the command may differ depending on the SHA1sum application used)

2. Find the resulting hash in the solvency report. Your balance is shown on that line in satoshi units. 1 bitcoin = 100 000 000 satoshis. For your convenience, here is a link to a bitcoin unit converter:

http://www.satoshi.24ex.com

We believe that this approach is the best way to achieve maximum accountability whilst retaining privacy for our clients. We welcome your feedback and hope that in time, other exchanges will also help safeguard client funds by providing proof of solvency reports to their users on a regular basis.

Thank you for your trust,

Coinfloor Team

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Source: https://blog.coinfloor.co.uk/post/186379293361

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Chainlink up 30% following six-week downtrend and developer selloff

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Following a six week downtrend from its all-time high, LINK has rebounded 30% in the past 24 hours after a reported developer selloff resulted in downward pressure on the oracle protocol token’s price.

The strong rebound in the Bitcoin price, a sea of green among DeFi coins and a new Chainlink partnership announcement have all contributed to the price increase.

Chainlink’s native token had fallen over 60% from its peak of $20 mid-August, bottoming out at crucial support levels around $7.50 on Thursday, September 24. The six week downtrend appears to have been been accelerated by multiple sales of large chunks of LINK from what UK crypto publication Trustnodes reports is the dev address.

This ‘dev address’ has been selling batches of 500,000 tokens, worth approximately $4.8 million per batch at current prices, regularly over the past six months. The frequency of sell-offs increased after LINK hit its all-time high last month. The address shows several outflows to a Binance address but then the trail goes cold.

There are around 26 million tokens remaining in this address, worth an estimated $258 million at current prices.

Image – Etherscan.io

Since its peak, LINK market capitalization has declined from more than $7 billion to around $3 billion currently, however it remains one of the best performing crypto assets this year surging over 1000% from January 1st to its all-time high. At current prices, it is still up 450% since New Year’s day.

The selloff has dropped prices back to a crucial support level and the ‘Link Marines’ appear to have chosen this point to load up again. The $7 to $8 price zone was where LINK held in July before its epic run up to $20. A return to that level this week has catalyzed buying pressure as traders eyed a long overdue bounce yesterday.

That bullish momentum mounted resulting in a surge of 30% in less than 24 hours as LINK prices topped out at $10 a few hours ago. Since then, prices have retreated a little and are currently hovering around $9.80.

Chart – Tradingview.com

The price bump came hours after Chainlink announced a partnership with travel company Travala.com. LINK has been integrated as a payment method on the crypto friendly hotel booking platform and token holders can book accommodation in over 2.2 million hotels and homes in 230 countries.

Bitcoin’s momentum may have also had an effect. The king of crypto is well known for its capacity to move the rest of the market and it too bounced off support at $10,250 with a gain of 5% in push to $10,750 over the past 24 hours.

Source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/chainlink-up-30-following-six-week-downtrend-and-developer-selloff

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Chainlink Price Prediction: LINK Soars 30%, Bulls Aim Higher Towards $14

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  • Chainlink decouples from Bitcoin and other major currencies, rallying to highs above $10.
  • LINK/USD has the potential to keep the uptrend going, a descending wedge pattern breakout is in the offing.

Chainlink rallied massively in the last 24 hours, reminding investors in the cryptocurrency market that we are still in a bullish market. The last three weeks have not been particularly rewarding for not only LINK but also other digital assets. For instance, Chainlink continued with the downtrend started in August after trading all-time highs of $20.

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Initially, support was established at $14, and for some time, it kept bears in check while allowing buyers to focus on higher levels. A minor recovery just before September revisited the resistance at $18. However, declines ushered in the new month, leading to losses under $10. Chainlink explored the rabbit hole towards $7.

Over the last 24 hours, the smart decentralized oracle live price feed token resumed the uptrend. LINK climbed above key levels including $10. Unfortunately, it has been an uphill task breaking the resistance at the 100 Exponential Moving Average (EMA) in the daily range. LINK/USD has retreated to $9.8 amid attempts from the bullish camp to pull above the $10 key level.

Read also: Bitcoin Technical Analysis: BTC Retreat Imminent After Hitting Barrier At $10,800

LINK/USD daily chart

LINK/USD price chart
LINK/USD price chart by Tradingview

Intriguingly, Chainlink still has the potential to continue with the uptrend. The losses incurred in the past few weeks have narrowed into a descending wedge. LINK/USD is very close to breaking the upper trendline resistance. The much-anticipated move depends on the ability of the bulls to disperse the seller congestion at the 100-day EMA. Following the breakout, more resistance should be expected at the 50-day EMA ($11.45) as well as $14.

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LINK Intraday Levels

Spot rate: $9.80

Relative change: -0.07

Percentage change: -0.53

Trend: Short term bearish bias

Volatility: Low


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Author: John Isige




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Source: https://coingape.com/chainlink-price-prediction-link-soars-30-bulls-aim-higher-towards-14/

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You can now trade on Uniswap without leaving Twitter

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Mask Network has launched a trading widget allowing Twitter users to access market data and trade Ethereum-based crypto assets without leaving the platform.

Powered by Uniswap and CoinMarketCap, the new Mask widget brings up a window featuring market data and an interface for trading on Uniswap when users hover the mouse pointer over crypto asset tickers in posts.

In a Tweet thread announcing the new widget on September 24, Mask Network (formerly known as Maskbook) said it hopes to expand the service to other popular social media sites such as Facebook as well as other protocols in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.

Mask has come a long way since its initial launch in July 2019. Back then its widget was designed to enable Twitter and Facebook users to encrypt posts on the platforms. 

Mask has since developed a number of ‘applets,’ including a feature that detects all tweets containing a Gitcoin URL to enable readers to make direct deposits to a grant campaign in one click without leaving Twitter.

A new version of Mask is slated for release in 45 days, bringing a yield aggregator, portfolio analysis, and ‘Initial Twitter Offering’ features to the widget. They are yet to explain what that is.

There are also plans for the widget to offer peer-to-peer payments, token issuance, and decentralized storage functionality to Web 2 users. The team is also eying the e-commerce sector, predicting that future versions of the widget will facilitate a booming market for social content in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Source: https://cointelegraph.com/news/you-can-now-trade-on-uniswap-without-leaving-twitter

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