Coinbase Launches First Bitcoin Debit Card In The U.S.

Coinbase has introduced what it claims is the first U.S.-issued bitcoin debit card, the Shift Card. This is a VISA debit card that allows Coinbase users in 24 U.S. states to spend bitcoin online and offline at more than 38 million merchants worldwide, the company announced on its website. Coinbase noted that merchant adoption of […]

Bitcoin Price Indecision Weighs Down Chart

Bitcoin price was eagerly sold to a low just above $300 before advancing away from it in equally enthusiastic trade. Apparently stuck in a rut above the $300 security blanket level, the market may not move significantly until the Fed fires the lift-off starter-gun in December. This analysis is provided by with a 3-hour […]

Hawaii Wary of Bitcoin Legalization

Although a number of proposals have been put forth by bitcoin exchanges, Hawaii’s Division of Financial Institutions is debating if Bitcoin ought to be legal. Hawaii is currently debating proposals put forth by a number of applicants looking to become ‘money transmitters’ or bitcoin exchanges, according to Iris Ikeda, the commissioner of financial institutions in […]

Blockchain technology; how does the future looks like?

The post Blockchain technology; how does the future looks like? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. There’s been a couple of incidents that sticks out, since Bitcoin first came into the scenes. Firstly, an inventor with an anonymous identity; secondly, illegal marketplace with an anonymous currency system and finally, disastrous finale of its biggest exchange services. […]

Is Bitcoin Anonymous? A Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin is not anonymous, but, rather, pseudo-anonymous. By now, most Bitcoin veterans know this. It’s less obvious to many, however, why Bitcoin is not really anonymous by default, and what can be done to de-anonymize Bitcoin users – and what Bitcoin users can do to reclaim their privacy. Below is an advanced beginners guide to […]

Nasdaq, LHV Bank, Technology Startups Develop Blockchain-Based Fintech Applications in Estonia

The leading stock exchange Nasdaq is no newcomer to the brave new world of blockchain technology. In May, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Nasdaq would begin experimenting with the blockchain technology that powers Bitcoin, starting with a pilot project in Nasdaq Private Market , a marketplace that handles pre-IPO trading among private companies. Interestingly, Nasdaq didn’t […]

Bitcoin Is Growing up – an Infographic of the Bitcoin Ecosystem

On January 3, 2009, the Genesis block, or the first block in the Bitcoin blockchain, was created. In the coinbase parameter, there was a simple message: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.” From that one block, Bitcoin was born. Bitcoin has come a long way from that initial statement by […]

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis for 19/11/2015 – More of a Rising Wedge Now

Ethereum Price Key Highlights Ethereum price is still slowly climbing, transitioning into a rising wedge formation from an earlier ascending channel. Price bounced off the mid-channel area of interest as predicted in an earlier article, reflecting increased bullish pressure. With the consolidation getting tighter and ethereum price approaching the peak of the wedge, a breakout […]