Category: Bitcoin

Bitcoin Upcoming Forks Are Likely to Generate Interest in Cryptocurrencies

Upcoming Forks Are Likely to Generate Interest in Cryptocurrencies

Forks for significant or popular coins are hard to resist for holders and crypto enthusiasts. For one because their prices go up shortly after the fork riding on original coin popularity. Secondly, holders of original coin get free baby coins after a fork Five forks that coming in the next 90 days will generate more …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin’s Transaction Fee Has Been a Crisis for Bitcoin Network- Ends up now

Bitcoin’s Transaction Fee Has Been a Crisis for Bitcoin Network- Ends up now

The transaction fees are falling partly because of continuing adoption of SegWit, and fewer people trading Bitcoins. However, it remains to be seen if the price will continue remaining low Bitcoin community may be having the best day ever following the reduction of transaction fees. The price is falling since mid-January. It is now less …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin is unreliable for transactions now given its volatility, says PayPal CFO

Bitcoin is unreliable for transactions now given its volatility, says PayPal CFO

John Rainey says one of the challenges in digitizing payment is that 95 percent of payments are in cash form. Cryptocurrency is not likely to replace cash in near future PayPal CFO John Rainey says cryptocurrency and Bitcoin are very likely to become popular as a payment method because it has real merits to it. …

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Bitcoin Venezuela Launches Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petrocoin to Save Economic Crisis

Venezuela Launches Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Petrocoin to Save Economic Crisis

The country is heavily dependent on crude oil. Launching the cryptocurrency is an effort to ease effects of August 2017 sanctions CRYPTO REVOLUTION IN VENEZUELA Petrocoin, Venezuela’s new oil-backed digital currency could be the only hope to pull the country out of economic crisis. According to estimate, 1 Petro coin is worth $60 with about …

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Bitcoin An Unknown Individual Bought 96,000 Bitcoins When Price Was Slump

An Unknown Individual Bought 96,000 Bitcoins When Price Was Slump

The unknown individual brought bitcoin which was worth more than one billions, i.e., 96000 bitcoins during the recent crash. An unknown individual bought 96,000 Bitcoins during the recent crash. This is according to a Tweet by Andy Hoffman, who is a crypto consultant. Hoffman announced on Twitter that the purchase price was $8,000 per Bitcoin. …

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Bitcoin Mark Carney, Boe Chief Says “Bitcoin Failed as Currency”

Mark Carney, Boe Chief Says “Bitcoin Failed as Currency”

Bank of England- BoE is not in a row to embrace cryptocurrencies. Mark Carney, BoE’s chief said that bitcoin failed as a currency by standards. It’s neither a store of value nor its value is unstable to make a purchase.  BoE is no rush to Grip on Bitcoin Seeing the highest flexibility in a price …

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Bitcoin Satoshi Labs Introduces New Trezor Bridge as Communication Tool

Satoshi Labs Introduces New Trezor Bridge as Communication Tool

Presenting The New TREZOR Bridge SatoshiLabs, creator of the most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallet, Trezor has released an announcement on releasing new Trezor Bridge. It is a further communication tool that streamlines connection between your TREZOR and your internet browser. Trezor Bridge with more modern code Trezor is the big hardware Bitcoin wallet released in …

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Bitcoin Gambling Tycoon to Build a $100m Bitcoin-Funded Antiguan Resort

Gambling Tycoon to Build a $100m Bitcoin-Funded Antiguan Resort

Calvin Ayre, Bitcoin multi-millionaire, and gambling build a five-star resort of $100 million on Antigua’s Valley Church beach. The whole project will fund from cryptocurrencies. Gambling and Bitcoin multi-millionaire Calvin Ayre is building a $100m five-star resort on Antigua’s Valley Church beach. Funding for this project will come entirely from cryptocurrencies, he says. Additionally, work …

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Bitcoin Australian Boost Juice is giving each bitcoin for four weeks

Australian Boost Juice is giving each bitcoin for four weeks

The Australian juice company Boost is giving away four Bitcoins, once a week, for consecutive four weeks to those who buy juice and enter a code in the Boost app in Android and iOS version. How to Win Bitcoin on Australian Boost Are you in Australia? Well!! You could just enter Boost Juice’s competition and …

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Bitcoin Fidelity Charitable Received $69 Million Worth of Crypto Donations Last Year

Fidelity Charitable Received $69 Million Worth of Crypto Donations Last Year

Last year through Fidelity Charitable, donors contributed approximately $70 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to their preferred causes. Fidelity Charitable received about $4.5 billion worth of donations last year. This represents an 83% year-over-year increase in new donors according to their latest report. Part of the contribution was $69 million given in the form …

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Bitcoin Divorcing Couple Fighting for Control of $830k Worth of Bitcoins

Divorcing Couple Fighting for Control of $830k Worth of Bitcoins

Divorce is never fun. Since there are very few cases to date that unhappy couples have squabbled over altcoins. A divorcing couple is fighting for control of Bitcoins worth a total of $830,000. It is not the only case that Royds Withy King is addressing about cryptocurrency. The two are “seeking the disclosure and a …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Is Noxious Poison, Says Warren Buffett’s Deputy Charlie Munger

Bitcoin Is Noxious Poison, Says Warren Buffett’s Deputy Charlie Munger

The ‘noxious poison’ says the Billionaire vice-chair of Warren Buffett’s investment firm Berkshire Hathway. He said he would consider the bitcoin craze to be “totally asinine.” Charlie Munger, the Warren Buffett’s long-trusted deputy says Bitcoin is “craze as totally asinine.” He said this in Los Angeles during a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. One of the …

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Bitcoin Starbucks and Dunkin’ Discussed Bitcoin in Their Analyst Days

Starbucks and Dunkin’ Discussed Bitcoin in Their Analyst Days

Starbucks and Dunkin’ were among the rare non-financial companies to reference the cryptocurrency in their analyst conference calls. Factset data for last month says 24 companies referenced cryptocurrency in their analyst conference calls. The list includes the obvious financial enterprises such as Cboe Global markets which launched Bitcoin futures previous month. The file also contains …

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Bitcoin Want to Add New Skills to Survive in Future Freelancing? Try Bitcoin

Want to Add New Skills to Survive in Future Freelancing? Try Bitcoin

Bitcoin is now the fastest growing and has topped in the list of freelance skills in demand Bitcoin is now the fastest-growing demanded freelance skills you should hunt for to survive in future freelancing markets. It is now the top among the skills freelancers are looking for. This is in an attempt to prepare for …

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Bitcoin Jp Morgan Publishes Detailed 71-Page Bitcoin Bible Beside Calling It a Bubble

Jp Morgan Publishes Detailed 71-Page Bitcoin Bible Beside Calling It a Bubble

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon has been in the public limelight for the controversies on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Since from calling cryptocurrency a bubble and fraud to saying blockchain is real, he seems now publishing “Bitcoin Bible for investors”.  Bitcoin Bible – 71-page document Now the bank published a 71-page document about cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin …

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Bitcoin Crypto Community in California Could Get a Friendly Representative in Congress

Crypto Community in California Could Get a Friendly Representative in Congress

The political world has failed to captivate bitcoin’s meteoric rise in the financial world. For the most part, Washington remains ignorant of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Soon it might change by Brain Forde running for Congress in California. The cryptocurrency community is rallying behind Brian Forde, who wants to represent California’s 45th congressional district in …

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Bitcoin Hong Kong Investors Preferring Safer Bitcoin Futures over Bitcoins

Hong Kong Investors Preferring Safer Bitcoin Futures over Bitcoins

In the emerging crypto markets, the Hong Kong investors are turning to the US market for trading bitcoin futures. However, they believe that trading on Hong Kong’s unregulated cryptocurrency exchanges is safest. Hong Kong investors are turning to Bitcoin future because they are safer than the unregulated Bitcoins in the cryptocurrency markets. This includes Bitcoin …

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Bitcoin John McAfee crypto survey on Twitter shows surprising result

John McAfee crypto survey on Twitter shows surprising result

Social media plays a vital role in the cryptocurrency. Blockchain firms use many platforms to communicate with their clients and investors and make announcements. The social media attract colorful characters, John McAfee, the self-appointed crypto overlord. Poll of Cryptocurrency Community John McAfee, who sometimes back posted controversial daily recommendations of altcoins to trade before shifting …

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Bitcoin Cameron Winklevoss Predicts Bitcoin Will Be Worth 40 Times Its Current Value One Day

Cameron Winklevoss Predicts Bitcoin Will Be Worth 40 Times Its Current Value One Day

One-half of the famous twins, Cameron Winklevoss said that Bitcoin will hit over $5 trillion i.e. 40 times more its current value. On Wednesday, the Facebook power-scrabblers who made a fortune with Bitcoin’s ups and down, are now hoping that Bitcoin will be doubled in its value in coming days. A Better Gold Across the …

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Bitcoin Mailbox of China’s Central Bank Was Hacked to Send Fake Email About Bitcoin Crackdown

Mailbox of China’s Central Bank Was Hacked to Send Fake Email About Bitcoin Crackdown

Fake news has been distributed to US media organizations claiming that the HKMA and PBOC are collectively introducing new regulations to crackdown on Bitcoin trading. Recent claim about Bitcoin crackdown in China, which was contained in an email sent from China central bank, is not true. An official from the bank declares that the email …

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Bitcoin Coinbase to Implement Bitcoin SegWit in the Coming Few Weeks

Coinbase to Implement Bitcoin SegWit in the Coming Few Weeks

Coinbase is offering an update on Bitcoin SegWit to their customers within few weeks. It is to improve the transaction capacity of the Bitcoin network. Implementation of Final Testing Coinbase has begun the final testing phase for Bitcoin SegWit and will introduce support for it in the next few weeks in a bid to lower …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin wallet Bread is initiating Bitcoin purchases via credit cards

Bitcoin wallet Bread is initiating Bitcoin purchases via credit cards

Bread, which is a Bitcoin wallet, will let customers purchase Bitcoin through credit cards and have the Bitcoins deposited into their Bread wallet following their partner integration with Simplex. Zug, Switzerland-based bitcoin wallet startup Bread declares its plans to accept Bitcoin purchases on credit cards. The new features will allow high limits and near-instant delivery …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Futures commercial at the Super Bowl ads sparks huge debate

Bitcoin Futures commercial at the Super Bowl ads sparks huge debate

Super Bowl ads is mainly popular for its interesting commercial and half time shows. Recently, its wondering as by TD Ameritrade talking about Bitcoin futures. An advertisement of TD Ameritrade bank’s involvement in Bitcoin futures took many by surprise. Why because it was unexpected and secondly, to some, cryptocurrency is something negative. TD Ameritrade started …

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Bitcoin JPMorgan and BofA halt Bitcoin purchases on credit cards

JPMorgan and BofA halt Bitcoin purchases on credit cards

Bank of America (BofA) and JPMorgan have started to declined credit transactions with known exchanges. Thus, the banks have restricted crypto purchase using credit cards. JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America have banned purchase of Bitcoins using credit cards due to risks associated with the cryptocurrency. This came even as Bitcoin price hit the lowest …

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Bitcoin Global shipping giant UPS accepts Bitcoin via locker service

Global shipping giant UPS accepts Bitcoin via locker service

UPS has filed a patent with the US patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an item-exchange locker service. The patent was released on Thursday by USPTO. The patent describes a system of lockers. Traders will leave the item on the locker and a buyer can pick at will. Parties can rent the locker, for instance. …

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Bitcoin Italy Economy minister: Central banks have considered issuing cryptocurrencies

Italy Economy minister: Central banks have considered issuing cryptocurrencies

Italian Economy Minister The Pier Carlo Padoan said on Wednesday that some central banks have considered issue of cryptocurrencies. The aim is to prevent bubbles evolving in the market. Padoan said at Enel Milan: “Some central banks are looking into, and have even considered issuing, cryptocurrencies, to avoid bubbles that explode and do damage sooner …

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Bitcoin We support Bitcoin says CEO and Co-founder of Twitter and Square

We support Bitcoin says CEO and Co-founder of Twitter and Square

Co-founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, Jack Dorsey tweeted recently saying that he supports Bitcoin. He tweeted that “cryptocurrency is a long-term path towards greater financial access for all.” “Instant buying (and selling, if you don’t want to hold) of Bitcoin is now available to most Cash App customers. We support Bitcoin because we …

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Bitcoin Puzzle painting that hid 5 Bitcoins may have been cracked

Puzzle painting that hid 5 Bitcoins may have been cracked

“The Legend of Satoshi Nakamoto” is a series of Bitcoin puzzle created to credit the creator of Bitcoin. One those puzzles is a painting and is the third in the series. It was created by a person known as by @coin_artist on Twitter. The painting contained the private key to a wallet containing 4.87 Bitcoins. …

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Bitcoin IRS’s guidelines on Cryptocurrencies and taxation

IRS’s guidelines on Cryptocurrencies and taxation

It has long been suspected that government around the world will be targeting cryptocurrencies for taxation — despite the challenges that move presents. For instance, the current nature of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency dealings doesn’t make it friendly for any government to tax. Reporting is difficult, and there are issues such as anonymous trading, for instance. …

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Bitcoin Hong Kong holds a campaign to educate public on the ICOs and Crypto investments

Hong Kong holds a campaign to educate public on the ICOs and Crypto investments

Hong Kong’s financial regulator yesterday launched a campaign to make people aware of risks involved in crypto and ICO investments. The aim is to help the public assess risks before making investments or making transactions, according to Joseph Chan, the undersecretary of the government’s Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB). The program was launched …

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Bitcoin Canada is not planning any specific rules on cryptocurrencies

Canada is not planning any specific rules on cryptocurrencies

Canada is not planning to change the existing tax rules to deal with cryptocurrencies and does not have any plans to overhaul cryptocurrency industry. This is according to the country’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. He said Bitcoin’s tax treatment is not unique in any …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin apps are about price speculation

Bitcoin apps are about price speculation

Although more people are interested in Bitcoin now than ever before, most of them are interested in it as a speculative or trading asset instead of using it for purchases and payments. For instance, Google Trends reveal that most people are now interest in holding cryptocurrencies for sale at a profit in future. Additionally, very …

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Bitcoin First Weiss’ cryptocurrency rating is an unwelcome surprise for Bitcoin supporters

First Weiss’ cryptocurrency rating is an unwelcome surprise for Bitcoin supporters

Controversy emerged after the publishing of the first Weiss’ Cryptocurrency Ratings in which Bitcoin was given a Fair (C+) far below many of the cryptocurrencies. In comparison, Ethereum scored a B, Steem B-. Other cryptocurrencies such as EOS, Cardano, NEO scored better than Bitcoin. Weiss released a rating of 74 coins that represent over 80 …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin search on Google can show its price graph

Bitcoin search on Google can show its price graph

Looking into what people are searching for Google and growth of wallet or wallet growth trends can tell a lot about Bitcoin price trend. In early when someone was searching for XRP trends on the Google Trend page with an XRP tag, they found out that there an increase in the number of searches made …

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Bitcoin Brisbane Airport partners with TravelbyBit to accept cryptocurrency payments

Brisbane Airport partners with TravelbyBit to accept cryptocurrency payments

As the crypto market emerges, Brisbane Airport (BNE) to launch cryptocurrency payment through the partnership with TravelbyBit. According to a local media report, Brisbane team is working with domestic and international business firms to ensure crypto friendly terminal which will be featuring restaurants, stores, and cafes that accepts Dash, Ether, and Bitcoin. Brisbane to support …

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Bitcoin Four factors under which cryptocurrency would crash

Four factors under which cryptocurrency would crash

Four factors, namely poor regulation in significant crypto markets, a crash of crypto exchanges, continued use of credit cards to buy crypto. And also problems with Tether cryptocurrency would interplay to cause a possible cryptocurrency crash. This is according to Julian Hosp the co-founder of TenX, a company that provides debit cards that people can …

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Bitcoin RESEARCH – Market sentiment direct the price of Bitcoin

RESEARCH – Market sentiment direct the price of Bitcoin

A great inflow of spectators and investors has flooded the bitcoin “business”. This is due to the price explosion in the past month. December 8th of the past year witnessed the market capitalization of BTC soar above that of VISA INC at more than USD300billion. Nakomoto, the original creator of BTC defined the of Block …

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Bitcoin Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has sold all his Bitcoins

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has sold all his Bitcoins

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has sold all his Bitcoins because he does not want to be one of the people who just watch the number. He said this in Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm, Sweden. The goal is not to calculate Bitcoin numbers all the time Having bought the coin in June when it was …

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Bitcoin Research – One person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

Research – One person likely drove Bitcoin from $150 to $1,000

“Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem” a paper written by Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberma. Entitled and appearing in the recent issue of the Journal of Monetary Economics, the paper describes to what degree the Bitcoin ecosystem is controlled by bad actors. Mt. Gox – PRICE MANIPULATION The analysis was …

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Bitcoin Samourai Wallet presents Pony Direct app for censorship resistance

Samourai Wallet presents Pony Direct app for censorship resistance

Samourai wallet, the inventors of Bitcoin privacy wallet, has declared a new proprietary app namely Pony Direct. It is a cryptocurrency payment method where Bitcoins can be sent through SMS. It is claiming to be an approach to avoid censorship though still unclear if it is secure for use. Many apps that work over mobile …

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Bitcoin Nasdaq to launch bitcoin futures that are different from rivals, CEO says

Nasdaq to launch bitcoin futures that are different from rivals, CEO says

NASDAQ, an American stock exchange market and the second-largest exchange in the world by market capitalization, is planning to offer bitcoin futures using a different approach from what its competitors have followed. This was confirmed by the President and CEO NASDAQ, Adena Friedman, following an earlier report that Nasdaq is looking into bitcoin futures but did not …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin forks could welcome 50 more forks this year

Bitcoin forks could welcome 50 more forks this year

According to Lex Sokolin, a director of fintech company Autonomous Research, Bitcoin forks could increase up to 50 this year from 19 forks last year. Forks are different protocols from the main chain, which try to improve the original string by adding more features or a few more tweaks. It is an alternative to raising …

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Bitcoin Online criminals dropping Bitcoin for other cryptocurrencies

Online criminals dropping Bitcoin for other cryptocurrencies

The inefficiencies of Bitcoin protocols are making it lose one of its oldest type of customers: online criminals. This is due to its taking too long to process transactions, high transaction fees and volatility in prices says a report released by legal firm Chainalysis. Also, these customers are leaving to more private cryptocurrencies that offer …

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Bitcoin New York Stock Exchange owner is ready to launch Bitcoin service

New York Stock Exchange owner is ready to launch Bitcoin service

Bitcoin is still considering seriously on Wall Street. Owner of New York Stock Exchange, Intercontinental Exchange, will launch a cryptocurrency data feed that pulls data from 15 crypto exchanges. Thus, to help hedge fund clients, banks, and trading firms hedge on cryptocurrencies. The solution, Cryptocurrency Data Feed, is assembles in partnership with a blockchain company …

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Bitcoin How Nigerians Beat Bitcoin Scams

How Nigerians Beat Bitcoin Scams

The fall of 2016 was a sad period for Nigerians, over 3 million people lost their life savings to MMM. Though the government threatened to shut down all bank accounts associated with a scheme, participants still continued with bitcoin until MMM crashed. Despite this sad occurrence, many participants were convinced that Bitcoin was the future. …

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Bitcoin U.S. rating agency Weiss set to issue grades on Cryptocurrencies

U.S. rating agency Weiss set to issue grades on Cryptocurrencies

Weiss, the American rating agency which is also known as an independent financial rating agency, is now ready to keep up with the latest technology. Recently, the company has announced that they are going to issues letter grades on Cryptocurrencies. It will be the first of its kind for any rating agency based out of …

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Bitcoin Battle-Testing Lightning: 26 Schools Start Contest to Secure Bitcoin’s Layer 2

Battle-Testing Lightning: 26 Schools Start Contest to Secure Bitcoin’s Layer 2

Lightning Network, an innovation by Lightning Labs is the main hope for professedly bitcoin’s scaling issues. However it is currently facing some delays as only a handful of developers are working to make it a reality. Recently, a group of 26 universities known as the Bsafe.network launched a contest with an undisclosed prize to entice …

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Bitcoin Proton suspends Malaysia-based dealership for accepting Bitcoin payments

Proton suspends Malaysia-based dealership for accepting Bitcoin payments

Proton, which is one of the most popular auto companies, has suspended one of its dealerships in Seri Kembangan, Malaysia for accepting payment in Bitcoins. It seems Proton had never agreed with Anjur Kayangan Auto before it started accepting payments in Bitcoins with the former saying they do not recognize cryptocurrencies as a payment medium. …

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency markets boost revenues for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co

Cryptocurrency markets boost revenues for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co

World’s largest manufacturer of microchips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. stands to benefit from the growth of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin this year. Increased crypto mining activities mean increased demand for microchips from manufacturers such as Nvidia and AMD. TSMC makes semiconductor chips for these two whose raw processing power is demanded to mint new coins …

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Bitcoin France could regulate cryptocurrencies to fight tax evasion and terrorism

France could regulate cryptocurrencies to fight tax evasion and terrorism

Finance minister, France Bruno Le Maire has voiced concerns that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are being used for hiding drug trafficking and terrorism. He also says the cryptocurrency is by a risk of speculation which he does not like. Thus has moved to order central bank chief to come up with a regulation. However, to …

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Bitcoin I can imagine a world in which Bitcoin becomes a global standard of value, says Xapo CEO

I can imagine a world in which Bitcoin becomes a global standard of value, says Xapo CEO

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are a wonderful experimentation and if that experimentation succeeds, it will be worth one million dollars. So says Xapo CEO and Paypal board member Wences Casares. He says there is a 50 percent chance for that experiment to succeed. If it happens, the world is going to be different. There is just …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin price levels down after setbacks to respond to regulations

Bitcoin price levels down after setbacks to respond to regulations

Bitcoin prices are not as shaky as they were during the last three months of last year, swinging between a minimum of $13,000 and maximum of $17,000 levels. Bitcoin started the year at the $13,000 level and the highest it hit this year was a $17,000 level on January 5. It hasn’t yet dropped below …

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Bitcoin Hancock hospital computer system hacked, attackers asks Bitcoin ransom

Hancock hospital computer system hacked, attackers asks Bitcoin ransom

An unknown party hacked computer systems for Indiana-based Hancock Regional Hospital and halted operations demanding ransom payment in Bitcoins. Cryptocurrency demand catches attacker’s eye The attackers tried to shut operations and locked the system’s network. He demanded payment for a digital key to unlock the system. They did not specify the amount to be given in …

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Bitcoin KFC Canada accepts Bitcoin payment for Bitcoin Bucket

KFC Canada accepts Bitcoin payment for Bitcoin Bucket

KFC Canada is accepting Bitcoin payment which eventually numbered as 0.0011204BTC as equal to $20 CAD and additional $5 for shipping. The menu will run “Bitcoin Bucket” for a limited period and available only for online orders. You can order this Bitcoin bucket of 10 chicken tenders, waffle fries, gravy, a side and two dips …

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Bitcoin Reason Why Kodak’s Bitcoin Scheme Is a Scam

Reason Why Kodak’s Bitcoin Scheme Is a Scam

During CES 2018, Kodak has plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency (KodakCoin) and establish a Bitcoin Mining Scheme (KashMiner) with the intention to share lucrative income with its customers. Introducing the cryptocurrency isn’t a terrible idea. It implements blockchain technology to solve the authentic topics. However, establishing KashMiner is the clear indication of a scam. …

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Bitcoin Factors that could influence Bitcoin success and prices in 2018

Factors that could influence Bitcoin success and prices in 2018

2017 was in no doubt a Bitcoin year. The cryptocurrency stole the show from others, even in the mainstream, rising from under $5,000 to more than $19,000. No sooner did it start to report successes than many other factors begun to come into play and which could determine its price in 2018. But it has …

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Bitcoin Microsoft halts Bitcoin transactions

Microsoft halts Bitcoin transactions

Microsoft users will no longer be able to buy products from the company using Bitcoin as payment method, joining other major operators such as Visa & Steam in the contagious kind of decision. Steam also had came to same conclusion Microsoft say the decision for stopping support is due to Bitcoin’s volatility same as Steem’s …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin mining projections in 2018

Bitcoin mining projections in 2018

Modeling of Bitcoin mining return projections requires one to consider two factors; namely growth of global hashrate and price of the cryptocurrency with respect to the base currency. Before doing that, let’s ascertain how many miners the market see in 2018? Bitmain’s control Bitmain, a Chinese privately owned multi national semiconductor company controls 70 percent …

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Bitcoin Japan is now the new heart of Bitcoin

Japan is now the new heart of Bitcoin

Japan played a key role in the excellence of Bitcoin last year despite the setback the cryptocurrency suffered including hard forks, hacks & scams. Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) also did not disappoint unlike regulators in most other countries. It analyzed the cryptocurrency issues and came up with fair rules. These rules to regulate virtual …

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Bitcoin FanDuel offering Bitcoin prizes to players

FanDuel offering Bitcoin prizes to players

Fans can now win Bitcoins when playing fantasy football following the launch of two contests by FanDuel. Bitcoin Bowl Free Play One of those contests is the The Bitcoin Bowl Free Play to be held on the Week 1 of the NFL Playoffs. One person will get a chance to win one Bitcoin. The second …

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Bitcoin Expert says Bitcoin’s gender divide indicates a bad sign

Expert says Bitcoin’s gender divide indicates a bad sign

Bitcoin’s a club of boys, and that could be a problem according to Duncan Stewart, research director of Deloitte Canada’s technology division. More than one surveys reveal that women are underrepresenting in the world of cryptocurrencies. The fact that men dominate cryptocurrency world is itself a bubble. “There are studies out there that suggest men …

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Bitcoin Singapore’s first cashless Ducatus cafe lets you buy coffee with Bitcoin

Singapore’s first cashless Ducatus cafe lets you buy coffee with Bitcoin

Ducatus Cafe, which is owned by a cryptocurrency mining company Ducatus Global, is the first of its kind in the country’s CBD. It lets you pay coffee not just by credit card and Nets, but also with its own Ducatus coin and Bitcoins. The cafe, which launched in December last year, soon will bebe accepting …

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Bitcoin Packers Party House at Lambeau Field is up for sale and owner wants payment in Bitcoin

Packers Party House at Lambeau Field is up for sale and owner wants payment in Bitcoin

Former Facebook executive Chris Murphy who is owner of Packers Party House near the Lambeau Field is offering the house for sale and wants payment in Bitcoins or Ethereum. Murphy paid $285,000 for the house in 2011 and is now selling if for nearly four times the price. Preferably $1mln worth of Bitcoins. The property …

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Bitcoin John McAfee blackmailed Verge cryptocurrency ahead launch of Wraith

John McAfee blackmailed Verge cryptocurrency ahead launch of Wraith

Leaked texts now suggest that John McAfee, the head of McAfee antivirus blackmailed the rising cryptocurrency Verge ahead launching of their new privacy protocol called Wraith. According to the texts, he asked for money to promote and pump the coin. While McAfee claims on Twitter that his phone was hacked and posts in support of …

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Bitcoin Why South Korea is worried of Bitcoin trend

Why South Korea is worried of Bitcoin trend

South Korea has been leading in Bitcoin fields with close to 20 percent of shares but has recently been in the news trying to regulate Bitcoin and in fact fighting Bitcoin trend. On Thursday, the government said through the Ministry of Justice that it is considering shutting down all cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. The …

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Bitcoin A good start to the New year- Bitcoin price hovering below $14000

A good start to the New year- Bitcoin price hovering below $14000

It is the excellent start to the New Year 2018 as the bitcoin price hovering below $14000 mark. At the press time, it was trading at $13,833.40 on CoinmarketCap. Remarkably, 2017 was the high for Bitcoin in spite of some volatility. Since, the beginning of the year, it had jumped 14 times of &1000. As …

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Bitcoin Will Bitcoin’s Lightning Network high transaction fees of altcoins

Will Bitcoin’s Lightning Network high transaction fees of altcoins

Lightning Network technology could solve two of the most daunting challenges on the Bitcoin network, namely delayed transactions and transaction fees which have reached over $30 in the last few months. This could disrupt altcoins that market themselves as helping users to lower transaction fees. For instance, Litecoin transaction fees are about $0.39, Bitcoin Cash’s …

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Bitcoin 2018 will be a turning point for Bitcoin, says Roger McNamee

2018 will be a turning point for Bitcoin, says Roger McNamee

Several Bitcoin experts have strong opinions on Bitcoin with a few quite hesitant on the phases of cryptocurrency. Most are more likely to highlight the volatility and major drops in prices over the year. But, Roger McNamee, an early Facebook investor and Elevation Partners co-founder, thinks that 2018 will be a decisive year for Bitcoin. …

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Bitcoin Mitsubishi UFJ Trust launch a service to protect crypto holders

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust launch a service to protect crypto holders

Japan based Nikkei Asian Review, online publication reports, Japanese Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking is now providing a service that protects crypto holders. In case, the exchanges they use shuts down or being hacked. The giant bank will be holding records from cryptocurrency exchanges of customers who opt-in for the scheme. If at all the …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin price drop shouldn’t lure investors in, says strategist

Bitcoin price drop shouldn’t lure investors in, says strategist

Investors should not be lured to buy Bitcoin simply because the price has dropped according to a foreign exchange strategist Boris Schlossberg. He says they should not fall victims to force hope and volatility is expected to run for several weeks. He said this even as prices slumped to $10,400 Friday. But resumed to an …

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Bitcoin Danish hockey player becomes first athlete to get paid in Bitcoin

Danish hockey player becomes first athlete to get paid in Bitcoin

Niklas Nikolajsen, CEO at Bitcoin Suisse, signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with the club. Bitcoin Suisse is a crypto financial broker, asset manager, and service provider based in Zug, Switzerland. It disclosed the partnership with the top league ice hockey team of Denmark. The famous player of Rungsted, Nikolaj Rosenthal (26-year-old) is agreed to receive …

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Bitcoin Ron William warns Bitcoin price fall could affect other markets

Ron William warns Bitcoin price fall could affect other markets

According to Ron William who is the founder and principle market strategist at RW Market Advisory warns Bitcoin price fall  could negatively affect other markets. He said this as Bitcoin price tumbled below $13,000 Friday shedding $3000 in less than half a day, although it recovered to $14,000 later on. “Price is extremely irrational. And now it …

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Bitcoin 1000 BTC bounty by world’s first Bitcoin lottery

1000 BTC bounty by world’s first Bitcoin lottery

Lottoland, one of the Ireland’s best-known lottery operators which has been allowing punters to bet in lotteries in America’s Powerball and Europe’s Mega Millions, is launching own Bitcoin lottery. The daily draw is held Monday to Sunday at 8.30 p.m. It attracts more than 1,000 BTC jackpot. To win the $18 million bonanza, players have …

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Bitcoin Kuwait’s Ministry of Finance refuses to acknowledge Bitcoin

Kuwait’s Ministry of Finance refuses to acknowledge Bitcoin

Kuwait’s ministry of finance and central bank have declined to recognize Bitcoin and banned financial institutions from trading cryptocurrencies. The central bank prohibits dealings including acceptance of the use of cryptocurrencies for payment or opening portfolios as well as mediation between the parties. Arab Times cites sources that said the encrypted electronic currency is not …

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Bitcoin Ivy platform to bring smart contracts to Bitcoin

Ivy platform to bring smart contracts to Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a step closer to getting smart contracts, thanks to the new Ivy platform. It is an open-source compiler developed by Chain.com. The code is in use to custom write smart contracts into Segwit-compatible addresses. These addresses can support different conditions including signature checks, hash commitments, and timelocks. This could extend the range of function …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin could become niche product, says top economist

Bitcoin could become niche product, says top economist

The chief economist for Dutch banking giant ING says Bitcoin will be limited to a cryptocurrency for “tech nerds, people obsessed about their privacy, [and] people afraid of (hyper) inflation of traditional currencies,” among others. He says some of the features people say are strengths such as lack of a central intermediary will keep it …

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Bitcoin Major Japanese auto dealer starts to accept Bitcoin payments

Major Japanese auto dealer starts to accept Bitcoin payments

Car buyers in Japan can now buy pay in Bitcoin following a partnership between a major car dealership Idom Inc and Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer. Formerly known as Gulliver International Co. Ltd and operating in Japan since 1994. The company is starting with 26 dealerships and will add Bitcoin payments to 550 additional locations. …

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Bitcoin Twin billionaire Bitcoin investors dare JPMorgan CEO to short Bitcoins

Twin billionaire Bitcoin investors dare JPMorgan CEO to short Bitcoins

Twin billionaire Bitcoin investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have dared JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to short Bitcoins. Hence in the futures market if he still believes it is a fraud or bubble. Cameron said, “We’ve been working really hard to give Jamie Dimon an opportunity to short bitcoin, and anybody who says that you know, it’s …

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Bitcoin CME Group finally debuts Bitcoin futures products on Sunday

CME Group finally debuts Bitcoin futures products on Sunday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) finally debuted its Bitcoin derivatives products yesterday Sunday 17, causing a stir in the trading scenes and boosting trading volumes. CME’s products are larger in size than CBOE’s with one contract being 5 Bitcoins. The futures opened at $20,650, rose slightly and then fell to $18,760 about four hours about …

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Bitcoin Signal app founder truly wants to fix cryptocurrency

Signal app founder truly wants to fix cryptocurrency

Even as Bitcoin price soared to beyond an high of $20,000 Sunday according to CoinMarketCap data, traders and dealers face a common impediment to using the coin: high priced transactions. For instance, the cost of a single transaction is $19.99 according to Bitcoinfees.info website. That is punitive for mass adoption of Bitcoin and to small …

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Bitcoin The US commodity regulator deems how cryptocurrency has been “delivered”

The US commodity regulator deems how cryptocurrency has been “delivered”

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has published a proposal containing its interpretation. Besides, the view of its authority over cryptocurrency-related retail commodity transactions. According to their interpretation of the existing Commodity Exchange Act, contracts of sale that result in “actual delivery”. It’s within 28 days from the transaction date are exempt by Commodity …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin is world’s 15th most valued liquid currency

Bitcoin is world’s 15th most valued liquid currency

Bitcoin market cap is now above $300 billion, becoming the world’s 15th most valuable liquid currency. Since measured by the M1 narrow money supply. At that position, Bitcoin is more valuable than circulating currencies of both Hong Kong and India and a few billion dollars behind that of Saudi Arabia. At 10th position, Canada’s M1 …

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Bitcoin Cboe Bitcoin futures record win in the first week, surges 8%

Cboe Bitcoin futures record win in the first week, surges 8%

CBOE Bitcoin futures demand rose by 17.1% in the very first week of trading. Thus, recorded over 1000 contracts by Friday morning. CBOE Bitcoin futures, which trades under the ticker XBT and expires in January, had a smooth first week of trading. CBOE said earlier on that the futures went on as planned on the …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin futures to get some boost with launch CME Group products

Bitcoin futures to get some boost with launch CME Group products

Trading Bitcoin futures is about to get some more boost as CME Group products launch Sunday and TD Ameritrade’s on Monday. The two will come after launching of the products by CBOE last Saturday and are expected to boost retail participation and liquidity. They will certainly increase production volumes and dollar value of trading. The …

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Bitcoin Tezos Foundation board member quits amidst lawsuits and tensions

Tezos Foundation board member quits amidst lawsuits and tensions

Tezos Foundation Board Member Guido Schmitz-Krummacher has left the foundation owing to mounting pressure and tensions from legal suits related to control of the project’s ultimate direction and development of initial goals. Well known in swiss circles as a straight shooter, Krummacher quit because “he was frustrated by the infighting, which was consuming a lot …

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Bitcoin GMO Internet Group wants to pay employees’ salaries in Bitcoin

GMO Internet Group wants to pay employees’ salaries in Bitcoin

Recently, the multi-billion-dollar Japanese company will start paying its employees salaries in Bitcoin. Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group that operates web related businesses includes finance, online advertising and internet. Recently, the company announced the new payment option will be launching in February 2018. Initially, this new payment option will be on avail to employees of GMO …

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Bitcoin Objection to Bitcoin futures ‘uncalled for’, says CBOE chairman

Objection to Bitcoin futures ‘uncalled for’, says CBOE chairman

CBOE Chairman Edward Tilly says the objections raised by the Futures Industry Association against CBOE’s launching of Bitcoin futures as “uncalled for”. Besides, doesn’t reflect the reality of the regulatory process. He was responding to the Futures Industry Association’s objections to CBOE futures. Thus, in a letter written to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that gave …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Jesus -Roger Ver concerns about Bitcoin’s future

Bitcoin Jesus -Roger Ver concerns about Bitcoin’s future

Rogers Ver, who was nicknamed “Bitcoin Jesus” for his advocate of Bitcoin BTC before splitting with Bitcoin Cash says Bitcoin BTC is not as usable as it. He says Bitcoin can rise and go one that way for decades but developers behind the project have destroyed its use as money. Ver says he is concerned …

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Bitcoin First day of CBOE Bitcoin futures trading went largely allover

First day of CBOE Bitcoin futures trading went largely allover

The first day of CBOE Bitcoin futures trading went according to plan with the price of Bitcoin. Though going past $17,000 for the first time Monday according to CoinmarketCap. The debut pushed prices high by as much as 26 percent. The initial volume also exceeded the expectations of dealers. Cboe’s Chairman Ed Tilly said in …

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Bitcoin South Korea simplifies on possible ban of all crypto transactions

South Korea simplifies on possible ban of all crypto transactions

Financial Services Commission (FSC) Chairman Choi Jong-Ku said on Monday that it was considering measures to restrict cryptocurrency transactions to some extent which includes “an all-out ban.” The will target minimizing the side effects of Bitcoin transactions and reduce speculative investment.  However, the Ministry of Justice was reviewing measures of regulating the currency. “We are …

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Bitcoin Ohio student earns from teaching people how to invest in cryptocurrencies

Ohio student earns from teaching people how to invest in cryptocurrencies

Eddy Zillan, 18 and year-old high school senior in Cleveland, is founder of Canadian-based Cryptocurrency Financial.  Thus, that teaches people how to invest in cryptocurrencies and has earned more than $500,000 from that. He told CBC in November that he got $12,000 from his mitzvah bar and from his earnings as a tennis instructor and …

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Bitcoin CBOE launches Bitcoin futures; site crashes immediately

CBOE launches Bitcoin futures; site crashes immediately

CBOE Bitcoin futures debuted Saturday December 10, with trading starting at 5 p.m. central and crashing of their website moments later “due to heavy traffic” according to a yesterday tweet by the company. “Due to heavy traffic on our website, visitors to cboe.com may find that it is performing slower than usual and may at …

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Bitcoin Bankers and Trades will receive Bitcoin as Bonus: Wall Street

Bankers and Trades will receive Bitcoin as Bonus: Wall Street

Wall Street insiders are claiming that its employees, traders and bankers could start receiving Bitcoins as bonuses. In addition to the big year-end payouts of hard cash and deferred stock awards. Many companies are already considering adding Bitcoin bonus to their year-end stock and cash awards. These include banks and brokerages. Many risk-loving investors and …

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Bitcoin Singapore is well set for first Bitcoin dispute trial

Singapore is well set for first Bitcoin dispute trial

The first legal dispute with leading cryptocurrency- Bitcoin is on the way to trial at SICC (Singapore International Commercial Court). According to the Strait Times stated that reportedly B2C2 have sued the Quoine Bitcoin exchange in May for the issue of illegal trading. Recently, the judgment was passed by Simon Thorley, SICC International judge that …

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Bitcoin One thousand people own 40% of Bitcoin market: Bitcoin whales

One thousand people own 40% of Bitcoin market: Bitcoin whales

Bitcoin whales can send prices plummeting by selling even a portion of their holdings. Many traders worry about moves by these whales for various reasons. For instance, on November 12, someone moved 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million to an online exchange, prompting some people to think he wanted to sell the currency. About 40 …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin will be a ‘multi trillion-dollar asset,’ says Cameron Winklevoss

Bitcoin will be a ‘multi trillion-dollar asset,’ says Cameron Winklevoss

Cameron Winklevoss, one half of the twins who have become world’s first Bitcoin billionaires says surge in Bitcoin will continue. The two invested in Bitcoin when it was just $120 and now they have over $1 billion worth of Bitcoins. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss were paid $65 million after winning a lawsuit against Facebook founder …

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Bitcoin Goldman Sachs to trade Bitcoin futures for clients

Goldman Sachs to trade Bitcoin futures for clients

Goldman Sachs, the global finance market’s second largest investment bank behind JPMorgan. Since it will debut Bitcoin futures in the coming weeks after major exchanges list the products. The company said trades made by Goldman Sachs on behalf of its clients would be processed on a case-by-case basis. This is according to a source familiar …

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Bitcoin Wall street banks opposing Bitcoin futures products

Wall street banks opposing Bitcoin futures products

Just a few days prior to the introduction of CBOE Bitcoin futures products this Sunday 12, Wall Street banks are up in arms against the products citing fears that the market may fail to cope with the cryptocurrency’s volatile price swings. Futures Industry Association on Thursday wrote an open letter Commodity Futures Trading Commission in …

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Bitcoin South Korean Government prohibits Bitcoin Futures trading

South Korean Government prohibits Bitcoin Futures trading

South Korean regulators have banned Bitcoin future trading and other derivatives related to Bitcoin according to The Korea Herald. The South Korean Financial Services Commission sent the order through the Korea Financial Investment Association (KOFIA) this week. It prompted eBest Investment & Securities and Shinhan Financial to cancel their seminars previously scheduled for December 14 …

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Bitcoin Andreas Antonopoulos gets BTC “goodwill donations” after spat with Roger Ver

Andreas Antonopoulos gets BTC “goodwill donations” after spat with Roger Ver

Crypto community on Twitter, Facebook and Reddit responded by expressing support and sending 7 BTC “goodwill donations” to Bitcoin community’s resident scholar and lecturer, Andreas Antonopoulos after a Twitter exchange with Roger Ver. Roger Ver tweeted about Andreas Antonopoulos’ professed lack of BTC riches. “Andreas is one of the most eloquent speakers on the topic …

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Bitcoin The shipping company Ukrainian tactics to accept Bitcoin payment

The shipping company Ukrainian tactics to accept Bitcoin payment

Reportedly, Varamar Ltd, the Ukrainian based shipping company aiming to accept Bitcoin payment. Since to avoid sanctions applied on several countries wherein firms want to tie up with shippers. However, the use of bitcoin, the company will lessen the enormous amount of paperwork. Besides, the lower fees for all the parties included in transactions. According …

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Bitcoin More Bitcoin forks coming from this December

More Bitcoin forks coming from this December

Bitcoin rose from below $6,000 to more than $13,000 today in less than one month and a half but is expecting more forks. At least three this month and more to come in 2018. We already talked about Bitcoin God, coming this December 25, but the latest announcement includes plans to launch Super Bitcoin on …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin God will be forked on Christmas Day

Bitcoin God will be forked on Christmas Day

Bitcoin forks will most likely become more common and is not even clear whether some are genuine projects or scams out to steal coins from people. ‘Bitcoin God’ will reportedly be forked on December 25 by a well-known Chinese cryptocurrency investor Chandler Guo who announced the plan yesterday. The rumor — or may be a …

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Bitcoin Bulgaria’s Varna University of Management to offer Bitcoin scholarships

Bulgaria’s Varna University of Management to offer Bitcoin scholarships

Bulgaria-based Varna University of Management, an international business school, has announced that ten candidates who applied for Software Engineering bachelor’s program undertake the studies starting Fall 2018 semester. The value is 1000 EUR per semester and the students can choose whether to receive it in Euro currency. Else, equivalent of Bitcoins scholarships will be issues …

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Bitcoin CBOE to launch Bitcoin futures trading on Sunday

CBOE to launch Bitcoin futures trading on Sunday

Chicago-based Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) will list Bitcoin futures contracts for trading this Sunday December 10 for trading starting 5 p.m. CT under the ticker symbol “XBT.” The company will also waive trading fees for the products for December. It said that developing a regulated derivatives market was the next logical. Besides crucial step towards …

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Bitcoin The Winklevoss twins are now popularized as world’s first Bitcoin Billionaires

The Winklevoss twins are now popularized as world’s first Bitcoin Billionaires

As Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency surpasses the high mark of $11000 for the first time. According to the Telegraph, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss twins, who were well known for indicting Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook in 2008. Thus, they were claiming that he had stolen the social network idea from them. Thus, they received …

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Bitcoin Bank Indonesia central bank plans to prohibit Bitcoin in 2018

Bank Indonesia central bank plans to prohibit Bitcoin in 2018

Reportedly, Agus Martowardojo, the governor of country’ central bank, Bank Indonesia (BI) is implementing regulation to sweep ban on Bitcoin trading. According to Pikiran Rakyat, local publication, during the central’s bank annual meeting last week, central bank made revelation. Thus, claiming that mutilate regulation was obligatory to maintain the fiat currency. He explains, “We [will] …

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Bitcoin Millennials chose Bitcoin over Traditional banking

Millennials chose Bitcoin over Traditional banking

According to a recent survey by Coinspectator.com, around 65 percent of millennials are investing in one of the prominent digital currency – Bitcoin claiming their funds are safer there than banks, and in order to earn more in crypto trading. Compared to older counterparts, it is much easier for younger generation to grasp the new …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Diamond improves on Bitcoin transactions

Bitcoin Diamond improves on Bitcoin transactions

Hard forks on blockchain are not uncommon…not even on the oldest Bitcoin project. Bitcoin Diamond BCD is finally born as from November 24, and on block 495866, as a result of dissatisfaction of two miners who were not happy with the problems of Bitcoin BTC. There will be 210 million BCD in total with 170 …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin is just like financial equivalent of Brexit

Bitcoin is just like financial equivalent of Brexit

Delusions about rising of Bitcoin are undependable and unreliable because no one knows whether the price will rise or fall or whether Bitcoin will even disappear, so thinks Allister Heath of Telegraph. He says the claim to know future prices of Bitcoin is baseless and finally ends up disappointing those who “jump off the ship …

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Bitcoin 2018 is likely to see McDonald’s accepting Bitcoin

2018 is likely to see McDonald’s accepting Bitcoin

No doubt, Bitcoin has an immense year throughout. Besides, though we had ups and downs, critics but more we had great growth. Bitcoin’s rapid growth is leading to more number of adoptions of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology. Since most of the huge companies have started using Bitcoin. Recently, the source stated that Bitcoin is now …

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Bitcoin Yapese -Rai of Yap and its similarity with cryptocurrencies

Yapese -Rai of Yap and its similarity with cryptocurrencies

The Yapese, who lived on a tiny island in the Western Pacific located between Guam and Philippines called Yap, used the Rai of Yap as their currency dating 1,500 years ago. It has some similarity with Bitcoin and altcoins of today. Understanding them can help further understanding of cryptocurrencies. While many communities chose to use …

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Bitcoin 90 percent of mobile-based cryptocurrency apps are insecure

90 percent of mobile-based cryptocurrency apps are insecure

A web security firm has found out in an analysis that 90 percent of mobile apps used in cryptocurrency dealings are insecure and have vulnerabilities that could give hackers leeway. High-Tech Bridge—a Switzerland-based web security company says 90 percent of cryptocurrency apps on Google Play, including very popular ones with more than 500,000 installations, have …

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Bitcoin Professor Joseph Stigliz says Bitcoin must be ‘prohibited’

Professor Joseph Stigliz says Bitcoin must be ‘prohibited’

Joseph Stiglitz, who was a former chief economist and now a professor at Columbia University wants a Bitcoin ban. Reportedly, he says that Bitcoin market is deriving most of its potential from circumventing government agencies and lack of oversight. He says the many fluctuations in Bitcoin market affects investors and thus it must be prohibited …

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Bitcoin Jack Bogle says ‘avoid bitcoin like a plague’

Jack Bogle says ‘avoid bitcoin like a plague’

Bitcoin is a hot topic at the moment after breaking a record of $10,000. This year it has had an incredible growth. Vangurad Group founder Jack Bogle now warns investors to keep their fund away from the Bitcoin industry. Himself a legendary investor, Bogle founded Vanguard Group Inc at 88 years of age and is …

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Bitcoin Is Elon Musk the real originator of Bitcoin?

Is Elon Musk the real originator of Bitcoin?

From the time when Bitcoin initiated to enhance its popularity, users have wondered about the person or maybe group behind it. Since we all only aware of the nickname Satoshi Nakamoto but no one know the real identity. Is Elon Mask the real originator of Bitcoin? Musk proclaims in response to a digital currency sites’ …

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Bitcoin Michael Novogratz says easily Bitcoin could hit $40000 by 2018

Michael Novogratz says easily Bitcoin could hit $40000 by 2018

On Monday, Michael Novogratz, former hedge fund manager says that bitcoin will be four times multiples in next few months. On Monday, Michael Novogratz said to CNBC’s, “Bitcoin could be at $40,000 at the end of 2018. It easily could, Fast Money. Ethereum, which I think just touched $500 or is getting close, could be …

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency futures contracts seems to be a troublesome for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency futures contracts seems to be a troublesome for Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency futures contracts are likely to spell trouble for Bitcoin and altcoins. However, they are likely to keep the cryptocurrencies from reaching their true purported market value. Since it happens in the precious metals markets, says Ian Bezek, an associate analyst for Value Investor’s Edge who previously worked for Kerrisdale, a New York activist hedge …

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Bitcoin North Korea students taught Bitcoin crash course

North Korea students taught Bitcoin crash course

Founder of Bitcoin startup Chainside, Federico Tenga from Italy traveled to Pyongyang in November to teach elite students about Bitcoin and related blockchain technology . At the only foreign funded North Korea’s Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. This happened after he contacted the school to talk about Bitcoin at a finance conference organized there. …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin passes $9000 for the first time

Bitcoin passes $9000 for the first time

Bitcoin – the top cryptocurrency has finally reached $9000. World’s top cryptocurrency is now trading at rapid pace, passing over $9000 in a weekend. With the recent prediction of experts Mike Novogratz and Jose Canseco, that Bitcoin will reach $10000,  less than 24 hours, the price has suddenly surged to $9000. At the time of …

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Bitcoin Russian billionaires are all set to invest in digital currency

Russian billionaires are all set to invest in digital currency

Through, Blackmoon Crypto, the European fund, Russian billionaires Roman Abramovich, Aleksandr Frolov and Aleksandr Abramov setting an eye on prominent cryptocurrency bitcoin. The European fund is the tokenization platform for real world and crypto investments. Thus, a subsidiary of Blockmoon Financial aims to establish and sustain the framework for tokenized funds globally. According to the …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Gold scam worth of $3.3 million in Illegal activities

Bitcoin Gold scam worth of $3.3 million in Illegal activities

Bitcoin users seeking to own shares in the new Bitcoin Gold lost a total of $3.3 million through mybtgwallet.com scam after submitting their private keys or recovery seeds to operators of the scam website. The operators of the website asked for the private keys or recovery seeds claiming they will use them to generate bitcoin …

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Bitcoin Michael Novogratz: Bitcoin protestor too outdated to get crypto world

Michael Novogratz: Bitcoin protestor too outdated to get crypto world

Some of the investors and experts who share their perspective over incredible rally in Bitcoin’s valuation say they still do not understand the actually situation and others name it a scam or bubble. According to Michael Novogratz, a billionaire investor, protesting against Bitcoin is an attitude that might just be due to the fact most …

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Bitcoin Russia is all set to build crypto mining city in Siberia

Russia is all set to build crypto mining city in Siberia

Russia may soon build a city in Siberia with mining resources to help people earn income via mining. The Bitcoin City will be in Siberia or the Far East and not far from a large hydroelectric power station in the area. The business hub could, in future, become a tourist attraction. And attract oversees investors, …

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Bitcoin CME Group to launch bitcoin futures contract by end of this year

CME Group to launch bitcoin futures contract by end of this year

CME Group, the world’s largest derivatives marketplace, has officially announced Tuesday, that its Bitcoin Futures Contract will be starting on December 10. Still, the regulatory review of the contract is pending, but a recent update from CME Group said that, “Effective Sunday 10 December 2017 for trade date Monday 11 December 2017, and pending all …

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Bitcoin A Pac-Man old-school arcade initiates using Bitcoin

A Pac-Man old-school arcade initiates using Bitcoin

An old-school arcade in the capital of New Zealand which is Blenheim completed with Pac-Man. Along with teddy bear claw machines and pinball initiating using Bitcoin. In Blenheim, the Arcadia is speculating and justifies by a twin row of arcade machines peeping and flashing vividly. Recently, it has commenced one crucial detail that you can …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin Black Friday Deals for the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Black Friday Deals for the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Black Friday! After the thanksgiving, Bitcoiners will start their shopping in earnest. It is competing for shopping dollars by offering exclusive discounts to cryptocurrency users. Recently, hardware manufacturers including Ledger, OpenDime, and Trezor have officially announced various exclusive deals they will offer on Bitcoin Black Friday. CEO at Ledger, Eric Larcheveque told Bitcoin Magazine, …

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Bitcoin Bitcoin is an improbable store of value: Bill Gurley and VC expert

Bitcoin is an improbable store of value: Bill Gurley and VC expert

The investor Bill Gurley and VC expert (Venture Capitalist) believes Bitcoin is an incredible store of value. In CNBC interview, making it clear he believes that a strong future for Bitcoin is more in destabilized economy. Bill Gurley states that he’s positivity on Bitcoin’s future in which other currencies are not in an option. However, …

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Bitcoin Thomas Peterffy the richest person in Florida isn’t fond of Bitcoin

Thomas Peterffy the richest person in Florida isn’t fond of Bitcoin

Recently, on Wall Street Journal, the richest person in Florida warns the rise of Bitcoin that could disrupt the economy. Thomas Peterffy, the richest person in Florida, isn’t a big fan of Bitcoin. Thus, he calls for a ban on Bitcoin. He says, Bitcoin threat to its current business model. But meanwhile, the demand for …

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Bitcoin Mobile apps continue to increase usability of Bitcoin

Mobile apps continue to increase usability of Bitcoin

Android and iOS applications are allowing more people to use and interact with Bitcoin. The digital wallets to multi-currency conversion to in-app purchases and in-app reward schemes. For instance, it is possible to convert Bitcoins to real world currency or fiat on a number of Bitcoin wallets. Bitcoin apps are exploiting content monetization and marketing …

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Bitcoin APMEX Gold Dealer now accepting Bitcoin

APMEX Gold Dealer now accepting Bitcoin

Every customer’s desire is now to be fulfilled, as it is now possible to buy gold with the Digital asset. According to the announcement, the APMEX Company has integrated with BitPay merchant services. Thus, it able to receive digital currencies as well as buyers receives the 4% discounts on cash payments. Also Read: Bitcoin price breaks …

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