Bitcoin VS Ethereum: Cryptocurrency Comparison

The post Bitcoin VS Ethereum: Cryptocurrency Comparison appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Since its release in early 2009, Bitcoin has been the trailblazing leader of the cryptocurrency revolution. Countless imitators have come and gone but Bitcoin remains dominant, despite nearing the current limits of its transactional capacity. Ethereum, created mid-2015, is Bitcoin’s strongest rival… But […]

Segregated Witness Will Be Merged Into Bitcoin Core Release Soon

During a Bitcoin Core development meeting on Thursday, it was decided that the code for Segregated Witness (SegWit) is ready to be merged into the master branch. According to Bitcoin Core contributor Eric Lombrozo, the merge is expected to take place in the coming days. Why This Is a Big Deal Segregated Witness is an […]

Citibank Technical Issue Holds Customer Funds Hostage

Bank accounts are very convenient, as long as customers can access their funds at any given time. Citibank users will have experienced some issues in this regard. Customers in several US states were unable to access their accounts on Friday, due to a “technical issue.” Putting one’s trust in a bank or another financial institution […]

Drug Sales and Bitcoin Usage On Dark Net Increase

The dark net has always been one of those places where Bitcoin is most commonly used for transactions. Although the dark net is filled with marketplaces where illegal goods and services are bought and sold, it always played a key role in Bitcoin usage. A new survey shows how more people shop for drugs on […]

Phishing Attacks Targetting on the Rise, Reports OpenDNS

Bitcoin has become the most valued financial instrument as it continues to put up a strong performance while other major currencies and markets are registering a slump following the Brexit results. As the value of the digital currency continues to increase, so are the number of phishing scams run by cybercriminals looking for ways to […]

Survey: Finance Industry to Invest $1 Billion in Blockchain Technology in 2016

A recent survey by Greenwich Associates reports financial and technology markets will invest $1 billion in blockchain technology this year. The interviewees cited the vested interest the financial industry has in legacy systems as the main obstacle to blockchain investment. The survey indicates trends from the past two years are continuing in 2016. Venture capital backed investment […]

Bitcoin Price And SegWit

The bitcoin price chart has regained some lost ground, yet the long-term chart shows the next rally has not been signaled, even as $1,750 swirls in the tea leaves. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now and receive a $29 discount using […]