A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving the BIP 148 UASF

This is a re-write of A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving a Coin-Split, specifically addressing issues associated with the upcoming BIP 148 UASF. There is a chance Bitcoin will experience a chain-split on August 1st. A segment of all Bitcoin users is committed to activate a user activated soft fork (UASF) as described in Bitcoin […]

Dutch Bitcoin Exchange BL3P Increases Reach to 34 European Countries

BL3P announced the expansion of their services into the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). This marks a significant extension from their original operation which primarily served residents of the Netherlands. BL3P, a subsidiary of Bitonic, is a bitcoin exchange founded in 2013 that allows users to buy and sell bitcoin using Euros. With their expansion […]

India Steps up Vigilance against Misuse of Bitcoin

The sudden growth of Bitcoin community in India accompanied by increasing price of the popular cryptocurrency has got the Indian Government taking extra precautions. According to reports on country’s leading media outlets, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has decided to keep a close eye on companies dealing with Bitcoin to prevent fraud. The report suggests […]

China’s Interest and Investment in Ethereum’s Blockchain Expands

When we first heard Vitalik Buterin was learning Chinese, it was a clue to his ambitions in China. Less than two years later, the platform he co-founded is now a growing force in the Middle Kingdom. Since he joined the ChinaLedger Alliance (May 2016) and announced the expansion of BlockApps, an Ethereum building-blocks platform, in […]

Bitcoin Price Watch; Looking For Breakouts

So that’s another day done in our bitcoin price trading efforts and it’s time to take stock of what happened in an attempt to formulate a strategy for our evening trading. Things have been somewhat flat during the European session. Well, flat is perhaps a little misleading. We did see some action, but the majority […]

Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – Become a Bitcoin Safety Expert

The post Bitcoin Whiteboard Tuesday – Become a Bitcoin Safety Expert appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Today’s topic is Bitcoin Safety. Throughout the years, there have been numerous cases of people who have had Bitcoins lost, stolen or scammed out of their hands. In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how to become a […]