Roger Ver, a self-described bitcoin evangelist and a supporter of Bitcoin Unlimited (BU), has said a coin split would be good as he announces support for Bitcoin Cash (BCC). In the New York Times, he’s reported as saying: I actually think it would be a good thing if there is a split. The angel...
Accused of laundering hundreds of thousands of euros through the digital currency Bitcoin, six men are facing charges in a Dutch court for apparently selling Bitcoin paid for by illegal drug sales. The men face potential sentences ranging from six to 36 months for crimes relating both to drug possession, as...
South Africa  has topped the world for Google searches for ‘Bitcoin,’ over the last month according to data from Google Trends. Journalist and commentator Kyle Torpey uploaded the findings to Twitter, which showed the country to be nine percent clear of the number two spot Slovenia. Austria, Singapore and Ghana took third,...
Have you ever wondered who holds the most bitcoin in a single wallet? A bitcoin wallet is explained below by masterthecrypto.com: "First off, digital wallets are quite different as compared to your physical wallet. Instead of storing money, digital wallets store private and public keys. Private keys are like your PIN...
Russian newspaper Izvestiya has reported that the Russian government intends to subsidize the cost of electricity for cryptocurrency miners. The report indicates that the Russian government, through the Institute for Internet Development (IRI) and the Russian Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency (RABIK), have laid out plans to make electricity costs lower for Russian Bitcoin...
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval. Also read: Troy University’s Malavika Nair Says Bitcoin...
The price of bitcoin has fallen below $9,000 for the first time in more than 2 months. As of press time, CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) had hit a low of $8,932.89, a move that came hours after the market opened above $10,000. As previously reported, the price of bitcoin has...
By now, many Bitcoin enthusiasts are trying to work out a realistic projection for Bitcoin over the next few years. From analyst Ronnie Moas who sees a $15,000-$20,000 value by late 2020 to independent views that point at $1 mln per Bitcoin, some of these predictions seem outrageous and outright impossible. Following the activation of...
Bitcoin prices have once more climbed past $4,400 following days of generally sideways movement within the $4,100–$4,200 range. Starting to pick up from around 22:00 UTC yesterday, prices across global exchanges opened the session at $4,362, and had reached a high of $4,420. Prices were again at that level at press time, a rise of 1.33 percent,...
How many of us know the feeling of procrastinating on making a change because it hasn’t become untenable to stay where we are? I had a few friends telling me about Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. It sounded fascinating. Exciting, even. But I couldn’t see what it had to do with...