A US government-funded think tank has released a new report that explores how nonstate actors could issue their own digital currencies.
The post Give the Gift of Bitcoin for Christmas – Bitcoin Gift Ideas appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Christmas is only a week away and I thought I’d take the time to give you some gift ideas for Bitcoin lovers or even for complete newbies who want to get into Bitcoin. The Classic Bitcoin gift […]
For those looking to participate in crypto-commerce, uncertainty about how the law will treat virtual currency transactions can be a stumbling block. Because crypto coins are permissionless innovation, commerce and its rules are developing from the ground up along with data and process infrastructure. As regulators encounter bitcoin, they issue ad hoc statements about the […]
As I walked by a podcast interview at a recent Bitcoin conference, I was made to laugh. “People say Bitcoin mining isn’t profitable. Well, if you mine Bitcoin now, and if the price goes up, doesn’t that mean Bitcoin was profitable?” The key word there being “if.” That “if” makes the above-stated proposition nothing more […]
Every so often, we will set up our key levels in the bitcoin price market on a particular day, and – as price plays out over the next few days – we will see them hold firm over and over again. While this can help us in our trading, it is also a nice confirmation […]
The Bank of America has filed eleven patent applications since 2014, following the publication of 10 yesterday by the US patent office.
Bitcoin price is hitting upside resistance and the sense is that bitcoin wants to follow its primary valuator – the US dollar – in a rally. There is reason to refrain from trading right now, as the chart technicals show risk to the upside. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read […]
Renowned Bitcoin debit card issuer E-Coin has announced a new holiday campaign in which it is awarding its virtual Bitcoin card for free. Holiday E-Coin Giveaway The campaign, according to E-Coin’s online update, requires participants to submit at least 10 gleam.io entries using over 20 different tasks. These tasks are pretty easy to achieve, for […]
In September, Texan man Trendon Shavers admitted to conducting a $4.6M Bitcoin Ponzi scheme. On the popular bitcointalk.org forum, he promised investors a 7 percent weekly return on sums of more than 25K BTC. Pirateat40 hastily shut down the scheme in mid-2012, leaving investors in the dark about their funds. The Securities and Exchange Commission […]
New details have emerged about a proposed regulatory framework for bitcoin exchanges in Japan.