A Bitcoin miner caused interference in the wireless network of ...

A Bitcoin miner caused interference in the wireless network of …

The mining of cryptocurrencies continues to show its scope. A New York resident had to shut down his Bitcoin miner by order of the Federal Communications Commission of the United States (FCC) after discovering that it had caused interference in the towers of the T-Mobile's wireless network. After receiving a complaint from T-Mobile last November […]

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Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/21/2018 – Waiting for More Buyers

Bitcoin Price Technical Analysis for 02/21/2018 – Waiting for More Buyers

Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price sold off from its rising wedge support previously highlighted, signaling that a downtrend may be in order. However, price is still testing support at the rising trend line connecting the lows since the start of the month. Technical indicators are also suggesting that bullish momentum could return. Bitcoin price […]

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Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis BCH USD

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Breaks Down

Key Points Bitcoin cash price declined sharply and broke a major support area near $1,450 against the US Dollar. There was a break below two bullish trend lines at $1,505 and $1,450 on the hourly chart of BCH/USD (data feed from SimpleFX). The pair traded as low as $1,312 and it is currently correcting higher. […]

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Bitcoin exceeds the threshold of US $ 11,000 and adds four days of ...

Bitcoin exceeds the threshold of US $ 11,000 and adds four days of …

By Bloomberg The largest cryptocurrency was up 11% at US $ 11,200 at 11:51 a.m. In New York. That took its advance to 57% from February 6, when it started to rebound from a 200-day moving average, according to prices compiled by Bloomberg. Bitcoin outperformed its closest rivals, Ripple, Ethereum and Litecoin, which advanced less […]

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What SegWit Means for Bitcoin, Bitfinex, Lightning Network

What SegWit Means for Bitcoin, Bitfinex, Lightning Network

SegWit Adoption SegWit adoption has been steadily rising since its release in August 2017, albeit not as quickly as some would like. The problem is that it has to happen piece by piece, with each wallet, exchange, or other service provider rolling out the compatible address itself. Because each organization has both its own type of process […]

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Bitcoin exceeds US $ 11,400 and is located at mid-high ...

Bitcoin exceeds US $ 11,400 and is located at mid-high …

PULSE                      02/20/2018 An important advance registers the bitcoin during the first operations of the morning leaving behind the stagnation that lived at the beginning of the year. After 10 o'clock in the morning, the cryptocurrency rose 3.22% compared to the close of yesterday , trading at US $ 11,437, its highest value since mid-January. […]

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Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”

Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”

News One of the most intriguing things about the cryptocurrency space is the diverse, eclectic, and often eccentric characters it attracts. Everyone from Wall Street brokers to cypherpunks and from industrialists to anarchists can be found staking their claim in the fledgling crypto economy and saying their piece. In a recent interview, venture capitalist Tim […]

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US Federal Authorities Arrest Man for Selling 9.99 Bitcoin

US Federal Authorities Arrest Man for Selling 9.99 Bitcoin

Regulation If you are thinking about selling bitcoin for cash inside the Unites States to people you don’t know, caution is advised. A reminder to stay alert for undercover government agents who might try to entrap you has been served by a recent California case. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at His Home in […]

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SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

SegWit is Coming to Coinbase and Bitfinex’s Bitcoin Exchanges

Today, two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency investment platforms, Coinbase and Bitfinex, both announced that they were adopting support for Segregated Witness (SegWit) protocols for bitcoin (BTC) traded on their exchanges. In its announcement, Bitfinex stated, “The SegWit implementation means Bitfinex users can benefit from lower BTC withdrawal fees (approximately 15 percent) and improved processing […]

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SegWit gets its big debut since the latest version of Bitcoin …

The new core version of the Bitcoin Core client, released for public release on February 15, includes full Segregated Witness ('SegWit') support for the first time, among a number of other updates. The description of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 on Github promises “new features, various bug fixes and performance improvements” whose SegWit support is the featured […]

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Bangladesh Authorities on “Hunt” for Bitcoin Traders

Bangladesh Authorities on “Hunt” for Bitcoin Traders

Regulation Bangladesh – one of the few countries presently attempting to enforce a ban on cryptocurrency trading and use – has announced that several major state institutions will begin ramping up efforts to crack down on bitcoin adoption among Bangladeshi citizens. Also Read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten Bangladesh Central Bank Warns […]

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Million-dollar question: What’s next for Bitcoin?

Marlene Leung and Jesse Tahirali, CTVNews.ca Published Tuesday, February 20, 2018 9:50AM EST Last year, Didi Taihuttu dramatically downsized his life, sold his home and moved his family to a campsite so he could put their life savings into Bitcoin. The Dutch father of three sold nearly all of his family’s possessions, converting the bulk […]

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The governor of the Bank of England claims that Bitcoin has …

Governor Mark Carney of the Bank of England (BoE) stated that Bitcoin can not be considered a legitimate currency by “traditional” definitions The Telegraph reported on Monday, February 19. An event at London's Regent's University, Carney asserted that Bitcoin did not meet two main requirements of a traditional currency, claiming that Bitcoin is not a […]

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Bitcoin Core Wallet Introduces Full SegWit Support

Bitcoin Core Wallet Introduces Full SegWit Support

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. SegWit was introduced in August of last year through BIP 141 (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal) and promised to bring noticeable efficiency changes to the Bitcoin network. However, whilst celebratory parties were held around the globe, many in the Bitcoin world were slow to adopt […]

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Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts

Israeli Bitcoin Company Sues Banks for Not Letting it Open Accounts

Regulation An Israeli company that was created in January has gotten its business rejected by all banks in the country, and is now suing them. Without a bank account, an Israeli exchange would not be able to legally receive fiat transfers from clients, effectively preventing it from starting operations. Also Read: Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin […]

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How are bitcoin stolen ?: three simple methods that use the ...

How are bitcoin stolen ?: three simple methods that use the …

02-20-2018             They pose as suppliers, create fake Facebook pages and even create surveys to keep users' credentials.                      The cryptocurrencies have become a new target of many cybercriminals who have launched “their networks” of phishing in an attempt to steal the credentials of unsuspecting users . They do sending emails that appear of providers of […]

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Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for Bitcoin

”Zen Master” Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for Bitcoin

Crowdfunding Steven Seagal is eyeing up a cryptocurrency to replace bitcoin. Bitcoiin – count those I’s – may look and sound similar to bitcoin, but is very different. It runs on the Ethereum network, confusingly, and boasts “zen master” Steven Seagal as its brand ambassador. To add to the confusion, Bitcoiin with two I’s sports […]

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EU Congress enlists bitcoin regulation

EU Congress enlists bitcoin regulation

Photo: Special Following the worldwide crash of cryptocurrencies, US lawmakers are considering new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight over the emerging asset class. The bipartisan impetus is growing in the Senate and in the House of Representatives to take action to address the risks posed by virtual currencies for investors and the financial […]

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