Bitcoin News

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Surbtc Introduces Ethereum and Bitcoin Trading in Peru

[Surbtc Introduces Ethereum and Bitcoin Trading in Peru]Latin American cryptocurrency exchange, Surbtc has launched ethereum and bitcoin trading catering for the Peruvian cryptocurrency markets.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:30:04 +0000 by Bitcoin News

University Research Project Analyzes Bitcoin Blockchain to Combat Sex Trade

Researchers from several American universities are using artificial intelligence to examine the bitcoin blockchain to identify victims of sexual exploitation.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:30:17 +0000 by Bitcoin News

PR: Grab a Share of 144,000 Free Spins in New BitStarz Slot Battles

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:00:25 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash Mining Difficulty Drops Significantly – Speeding Up The Chain

On Sunday, August 20, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network dropped its mining difficulty another notch down to 7 percent of BTC’s difficulty, on block 479808.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:31:34 +0000 by Bitcoin News

3000 Bitcoin Mansion for Sale in Russia Hindered by Lack of Regulation

A provincial Russian mansion has been put up for sale with an estimated price of 3,000 bitcoins.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:30:43 +0000 by Bitcoin News

PR: ATLANT Ending ICO Pre-Sale on August 19, Revenue Goals Achieved, Focus Turns to ICO Launch on September 7

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:30:32 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Japan’s Largest C2C Ticket Marketplace with 5 Million Users Accepts Bitcoin

Japan’s top customer-to-customer (C2C) ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp, announced last week that it has become the first in the Japanese ticket industry to accept bitcoin.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:00:07 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Trades Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Price Drops to $800

Following recent highs for both assets, bitcoin has been trading sideways for the last 48 hours, while bitcoin cash has settled around $800.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:47:48 +0000 by CoinDesk

The New Pachinko? Exploring the Economics of Initial Coin Offerings

Why token sales are like the Japanese game of pachinko, and what that means for the future of the novel fundraising method.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:00:49 +0000 by CoinDesk

Grappling Championships Use Bitcoin To Circumvent Censorship

Bitcoin proponents often talk about the many benefits the decentralized currency can offer the world, and one of these attributes is bitcoin’s censorship resistance.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:00:55 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Zerolink Claims to Have Developed Fully Anonymous Bitcoin Payments

Zerolink has claimed to develop a method for facilitating fully anonymous bitcoin payments.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:10:16 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Cash Price Nears $1,000 as Breakout Continues

The value of an alternative version of the bitcoin blockchain is soaring at press time, setting a new all-time high near $1,000.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:40:16 +0000 by CoinDesk

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Rallies for Three Solid Days

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) markets started climbing this past Thursday and soared on August 18 reaching a high of $760 per BCH around 6 pm EDT.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:25:15 +0000 by Bitcoin News

10 Reasons Why Central Banks Will Miss the Cryptocurrency Renaissance

A former central banker outlines 10 reasons why he believes his former employer (and other banks like it) will fail to adapt to cryptocurrency.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:45:19 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Prices Retreat Toward $4,100 While Bitcoin Cash Soars

Following a week of thrilling price gains, bitcoin prices have now dropped back towards $4,100.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:21:55 +0000 by CoinDesk

Making Sense of Cryptoeconomics

Josh Stark argues that "cryptoeconomics" is widely misunderstood, despite being a concept crucial to understanding the blockchain industry.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:40:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

$700 and Rising: What's Driving the Price of Bitcoin Cash?

The price of bitcoin cash surged past $700 today.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:03:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

SEC Statements Spur ShapeShift to Review Cryptocurrency Listings

Cryptocurrency exchange service is reviewing its listings in light of recent statements on initial coin offerings (ICOs) from the SEC.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:45:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

Corporate Analyst Fisco Tests Issuance of Bitcoin Bond in Japan

A financial data provider and bitcoin exchange operator in Japan is testing a digital bond denominated in the cryptocurrency.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:29:57 +0000 by CoinDesk

Australia Weighs Jail Time for Cryptocurrency Exchange Offenders

New details have emerged about Australia's cryptocurrency exchange bill.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:30:07 +0000 by CoinDesk

Overseas Expansion: Japan's BitFlyer to Sell Bitcoin in US Market

Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer is heading to the U.S., and already has approval to operate in 34 countries.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:03:13 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Cash Is Now More Profitable to Mine Than Bitcoin

A sudden increase in the price of bitcoin cash is changing the economic dynamic between it and the original bitcoin.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:01:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

$26 Million: Blockchain VR Project Decentraland Raises New Funding in ICO

A virtual reality project built using blockchain technology has raised $26 million in ether via an initial coin offering.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

Investor Albert Wenger to Fund 'XPRIZE' for Blockchain-Powered Blogs

Union Square Ventures partner Albert Wenger has said he will fund a prize aimed to incentivize the creation of blockchain-powered blogging platform.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:00:02 +0000 by CoinDesk

D+H Files for Multiple Patents on Private Blockchain Tech

Canada-based fintech vendor D+H Corporation has filed several patent applications relating to the creation and use of private distributed ledgers.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:15:02 +0000 by CoinDesk

Couldn't Claim Your Bitcoin Cash? BTC.Com Now Has a Tool for That

In an effort to grow the pool of potential bitcoin cash users, BTC.com is launching a recovery tool for users who couldn't easily claim their funds.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 10:00:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

Database Giant Oracle Wants Better Governance for Blockchains

Multinational software provider Oracle is working on a way to bring "fair" governance to permissioned blockchains, according to a patent application.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:56 +0000 by CoinDesk

What's Next for Bitcoin Cash? Making Profitless Mining Profitable

Miners are currently mining bitcoin cash at a loss.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:00:24 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Cash Breaks Price Doldrums to Push Past $400

Bitcoin Cash's price rose above the $400 mark today, breaking the rangebound market trend of the past several days.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:25:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Bear Peter Schiff Doubles Down: Even at $4,000 It's Still a 'Bubble'

One of bitcoin's most notorious bears still isn't convinced bitcoin will work – even despite its record price run.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:00:17 +0000 by CoinDesk