The Winklevoss twins recently made an appearance at SXSW Interactive 2016, where the early Bitcoin adopters discussed how the industry has changed and matured over the past three to four years. The keys points made by the Winklevi in terms of Bitcoin’s maturation had to do with clearer regulation, better protections for consumers and the […]
Coinbase recently announced the integration of ‘Stop Order’ function which allows its users to trade bitcoin in a convenient fashion without having to deal with drastic price fluctuations. What Is a Stop Order and Why Is It Important? To begin with, a stop order is a feature that allows users to buy or sell any asset on a […]
The Blockchain technology is designed to be secure by default as it stores important cryptocurrency transaction data. The information stored on blockchain is responsible for the execution of transactions and prevention of double spending. The bitcoin blockchain is built around the SHA-256 encryption system to secure data. The open source nature of bitcoin technology has facilitated its […]
A look at a recent legislative update in New Hampshire that classifies bitcoin sellers as money transmitters.
Bitcoin price has spent the past 24 hours in a corrective price pattern below $410 (Bitstamp). Large buy orders wait passively below $404, but bearish chart bias implies the sellers could simply consume them, as had been the case during the past week. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the […]
A long-running debate over power costs between bitcoin miners and a local power utility is escalating in Washington state.
Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, left the Satoshi Roundtable very concerned about bitcoin’s scaling challenge and is urging everyone to upgrade to Bitcoin Classic to buy time to address the scaling issue and prevent serious problems. Writing on Medium, Armstrong summed up the scaling divide evident at the Satoshi Roundtable. On one side are […]
From an investment perspective, bitcoin mainly exists in funds held by smaller investors as larger investors remain a bit wary, according to Reuters. Jeremy Millar, the founder and managing partner at Ledger Partners in London, estimated 50% to 90% of bitcoin’s total $6.4 billion market is invested in “near institutional” funds held by individuals at […]
Bitcoin prices traded largely between $410 and $420 during the week as attention turned to volatility in the ether markets.
About 24 hours ago, Uphold sent out a mailer to all its users announcing the introduction of two new cryptocurrencies on its platform. The cloud-based financial services company will now support Litecoin and Ethereum. The company aiming at creating the ‘Internet of Money’ as it calls its vision is now a step closer to making it […]