Bitbay Reviewed: Buying Bitcoins in Poland

The post Bitbay Reviewed: Buying Bitcoins in Poland appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Bitbay is a Polish bitcoin exchange, but allows for global trading. Bitbay appears to be on the smaller side, with a total marketcap of less than $500,000 dollars according to With smaller bitcoin exchanges, their reputation and history is generally not […]

Bitcoin Black Friday Deals for the Digital Currency Enthusiasts

On the day after American Thanksgiving, bitcoiners (along with everyone else) will begin their holiday shopping in earnest, with Bitcoin Black Friday sales competing for shopping dollars by offering big discounts. In conjunction with mainstream Black Friday, merchants in the space will offer exclusive discounts to digital currency users. Here are a few options for […]

Where Bitcoin Mining Pools Stand on Segregated Witness

For the first time, bitcoin miners have been able to signal support for Segregated Witness this past week. Developed as a soft fork, the proposed centerpiece of Bitcoin Core’s scalability roadmap requires 95 percent of all blocks within a single two week difficulty period to signal readiness for the change. If the threshold is reached, the solution is activated […]

High Transaction Fees Remain Despite Lack of Network Congestion

Network congestion is not uncommon in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Over the past few months, these incidents have occurred multiple times. Cryptocurrency users are then forced to pay higher fees if they want to see transactions completed normally. But now that the mempool has shrunk in size, why do people keep paying higher transaction fees? A […]

The Utter Failure of NeuCoin Forces Foundation To Shut It Down

The NeuCoin project started out three years ago and was designed to create a consumer-driven digital currency. By distributing tokens to participants, growth and adoption were intended to grow exponentially. Unfortunately, the project is shutting down, as the NeuCoin Foundation made the announcement last night. It was evident from day one the NeuCoin project was […]

The Prime Minister of India Calls for Increased Adoption of Digital Currency

India recently made it to the news by doing the unthinkable — declaring two of its existing large denomination currency notes invalid. The move effectively removed an estimated 80 percent of the currency notes out of circulation drastically affecting the country’s economy. The government insists that the move will root out unaccounted cash and counterfeit currency, […]