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50 Bitcoin Exchanges Have Filed with the Japanese Financial Authority - Bitcoin News (press release)

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 05:30:46 GMT

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) has begun reviewing whether exchanges dealing with digital currencies, such as bitcoin, have been making efforts to protect users, reported the Sankei Shimbun on Saturday. The news outlet also wrote that as ...

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Ad Trackers on E-Commerce Sites Can Unmask Bitcoin Transactions - BleepingComputer

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 04:32:05 GMT

Research published last week reveals that cookies and other data collected by ad trackers on e-commerce sites can be used to de-anonymize Bitcoin transactions. The idea is that despite how careful users are to hide their identity behind a random ...

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IRS Now Has a Tool to Unmask Bitcoin Tax Cheats - Daily Beast

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:24:33 GMT

You can use bitcoin. But you can't hide from the taxman. At least, that's the hope of the Internal Revenue Service, which has purchased specialist software to track those using bitcoin, according to a contract obtained by The Daily Beast. The document ...

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Bitcoin Prices Dip Below $4000 to Hit 7-Day Low - CoinDesk

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 02:00:17 GMT

Following a period of record highs, average prices across global exchanges declined at the start of trading on August 22, having already dipped more than $150 already from the day's open. At press time, bitcoin was trading at $3,894, its lowest total ...

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Bitcoin Analysts Compete for the Highest Price Forecast - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:56:04 GMT

Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, more than tripling in value as it crossed the $4,000 mark and touched a record $4,477 last week. It's since retreated about 7 percent from the high as investors took profit and assessed whether the rally had gone ...and more »

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Daily Roundup – August 21, 2017 - Crypto Insider

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:14:02 GMT

According to Bleeping Computer, a hacker (or hackers) has tricked Ethereum users into sending them nearly $500,000 worth of ether. The scheme involved the hack of various online properties of the Enigma project. According to Bitcoin Magazine, bitcoin ...

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Gibraltar Gets First Bitcoin ATM While Working on Cryptocurrency Regulation - Bitcoin News (press release)

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:35:18 GMT

The first Bitcoin ATM in the British territory of Gibraltar has been installed. The European tax haven on the southern coast of Spain already has a few Bitcoin businesses and the government is currently working on a regulatory framework for digital ...

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Bitcoin Cash falls back towards $600 - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:27:19 GMT

Investing.com - The price of the new bitcoin alternative, bitcoin cash fell back towards the $600 level on Monday after setting an all-time high of around $970 over the weekend, while bitcoin was also lower. On the U.S.-based Bitfinex exchange, Bitcoin ...

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Bitcoin cash is crashing - Yahoo Finance

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:27:19 GMT

Bitcoin cash is crashing on Monday, trading down nearly 20% at $579 a coin after soaring to a record high of $942 during an impressive weekend rally. In the process, bitcoin cash reclaimed the spot as the third-largest cryptocurrency, according to ...and more »

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In the Brave New World of Bitcoin and Blockchain International Collaboration is Needed - The News Lens International (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:08:00 GMT

For a system of online exchange, bitcoin's history to date is an unusual mixture of disdain, skepticism, curiosity, and excitement. It started its journey in October 2008, when a Japanese individual, or at least an entity using the Japanese name of ...

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Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash slip; ethereum's currency climbs 8% - MarketWatch

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:26:39 GMT

Bitcoin Cash, meanwhile, was down 14% on Monday, but retreating from a surge over the weekend in which the digital currency, a nascent alternative to bitcoin, had climbed above $900 at its peak. A Bitcoin Cash token was fetching $648.15 late Monday in ...and more »

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San Francisco's Crypto Castle is booming in bitcoin rise - Gears Of Biz

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:10:33 GMT

In this San Francisco 'castle', over half a dozen residents have become millionaires investing in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Dubbed the Crypto Castle, the three-story house in San Francisco's Protrero Hill neighborhood houses a revolving cast of ...and more »

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Identity Thieves Hijack Cellphone Accounts to Go After Virtual Currency - New York Times

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:03:32 GMT

“Everybody I know in the cryptocurrency space has gotten their phone number stolen,” said Joby Weeks, a Bitcoin entrepreneur. Mr. Weeks lost his phone number and about a million dollars' worth of virtual currency late last year, despite having asked ...and more »

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Alabama Has a New Law On Virtual Currency - Yellowhammer News

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:21:26 GMT

In its simplest form, Bitcoin is a form of virtual currency that allows users to purchase goods without official tender. Every purchase is digitally logged, leaving a strong audit trail. The flip side of this audit trail is a cashless, digitized ...and more »

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Ethereum jumps 10% amid worries about bitcoin in a wild day for digital currencies - CNBC

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:39:36 GMT

Digital currency ethereum hit a nearly two-month high Monday, briefly notching 70 percent gains for the month. Bitcoin traded about 1 percent lower, holding gains of about 40 percent for the month despite renewed uncertainty about a potential split in ...and more »

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PR: Bankera Announces Pre-ICO Details for its Revolutionary Blockchain Based Regulated Bank - Bitcoin News (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:59:15 GMT

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any ...and more »

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Bitcoin Is a Gigantic Bubble Just Waiting to Explode, Veteran Forecaster Warns - TheStreet.com

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:50:01 GMT

"What kept me out of it is understanding that it's not going to work - that bitcoin or any of these cryptocurrencies are never going to be money," Schiff said in an interview with TheStreet. "They're never going to achieve what everybody believes is ...and more »

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Billionaire Calvin Ayre Acquires Crypto Media Outlet Coingeek - Bitcoin News (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:37:15 GMT

Gaming industry website Calvinayre.com recently acquired cryptocurrency news site coingeek.org. This move represents billionaire founder Calvin Ayre's growing love of bitcoin and his excitement of its rapid growth. However, the move also represents a ...and more »

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Wall Street Keeps Valuing Bitcoin Higher and Higher - Fortune

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:31:40 GMT

Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, more than tripling in value as it crossed the $4,000 mark and touched a record $4,477 last week. It's since retreated about 7% from the high as investors took profit and assessed whether the rally had gone too far ...and more »

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Bitcoin Cash Wins Mining Power as Price Falls Back Below $600 - CoinDesk

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:15:08 GMT

After the bitcoin cash blockchain experienced a major adjustment this weekend, the less than one-month-old cryptocurrency has seen a dramatic reduction in mining difficulty, and perhaps more crucially, an increase in its profitability for those ...and more »

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Take Two: Bitcoin Miner BTCS Announces New Merger Deal - CoinDesk

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:46:51 GMT

New filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) show that BTCS has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Blockchain Global Limited. Blockchain Global, according to the filings, operates a bitcoin mine out of China and also runs an ...and more »

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Major Japanese Ticket Exchange Marketplace Now Accepts Bitcoin - CoinTelegraph

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:08:13 GMT

Major Japanese customer-to-customer ticket exchange marketplace, Ticket Camp, has announced that it is already accepting the digital currency Bitcoin as a form of payment. The move is a major boost to the cryptocurrency as the exchange has about five ...and more »

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Bitcoin Cash Now Commands Over 20% of BTC's Total Hashrate - Bitcoin News (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:06:03 GMT

On August 21 the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network got a lot more active as the large mining pool Antpool has pointed some of its hashrate towards the BCH chain. According to data, the forked chain's hashpower has spiked exponentially, and BCH hashpower is ...and more »

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PR: Robert Binning, CEO of StreamSpace to Speak on Blockchain Technology at Digital Hollywood Event - Bitcoin News (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:44:59 GMT

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any ...and more »

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Bitcoin About To Burst - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:06:23 GMT

With the blow-off move over the last month or so, Bitcoin now has the right ingredients for a top. But this does not necessarily mean prices will crash. Targets for the decline and an actionable price guide. Bitcoin (Pending:COIN) (OTCQX:GBTC) was in a ...and more »

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Bitcoin analysts are competing for highest price forecast - MyBroadband

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:21:26 GMT

Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, more than tripling in value as it crossed the $4,000 mark and touched a record $4,477 last week. It's since retreated about 7 percent from the high as investors took profit and assessed whether the rally had gone ...and more »

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Bitcoin's having a crazy 2017 - PRI

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:13:25 GMT

In fact, bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have been on the upswing all summerlong. While a new Goldman Sachs report says that bitcoin will top out after a further $500 rise, according to CNN, other analysts say it will continue to grow well ...

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Bitcoin dips below $4000 amid fears of split - Investing.com

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:07:04 GMT

Following the adoption of the first part of Segwit2x, a software upgrade to speed up transactions on the bitcoin network, investors feared that the second part of the Segwit2x update due November, could result in a second split in the blockchain ...and more »

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Ethereum Closes on $350, Demand Surges as Metropolis Hard Fork Nears - CryptoCoinsNews

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 18:00:57 GMT

At the time of reporting, the daily trading volume of Ethereum is close to bitcoin's $2.6 billion volume, the only cryptocurrency within the market to come near to bitcoin's trading volume. Bitcoin Cash, the third largest cryptocurrency behind bitcoin ...and more »

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Bitcoin cash is crashing - Business Insider UK

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:49:19 GMT

Bitcoin cash is crashing on Monday, trading down nearly 20% at $579 a coin after soaring to a record high of $942 during an impressive weekend rally. In the process, bitcoin cash reclaimed the spot as the third-largest cryptocurrency, according to ...and more »

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Analyst: Bitcoin Cash Sell-Off Will Lead Investors to Litecoin - CryptoCoinsNews

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:48:45 GMT

Tuur Demeester, prominent bitcoin analyst and investor, recently stated that the next Bitcoin Cash (BCH) sell-off will likely lead to an increase in demand toward Litecoin. He emphasized that over the past two years, Litecoin (LTC) has evolved into a ...and more »

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Bitcoin Not Going Away, Forks Are FUD Projects: Oleg Andreev - CoinTelegraph

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:20:30 GMT

Chain architect and entrepreneur Oleg Andreev has said that in spite of “FUD,” markets have accepted Bitcoin is “not going away.” In a series of tweets outlining the short-term prospects for the BTC chain, Andreev demonstrated recent price action was ...

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Bitcoin In Space: Blockchain Satellite Receives First Transaction - CoinTelegraph

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:20:30 GMT

Last week Blockstream announced it would use leased satellites to beam the Bitcoin Blockchain all over the world. Africa, Europe, South America and North America are first regions where users of the company's beta can download a fully functional ...and more »

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Bitcoin cash is crashing - Business Insider

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:06 GMT

Bitcoin cash is crashing on Monday, trading down nearly 20% at $579 a coin after soaring to a record high of $942 during an impressive weekend rally. In the process, bitcoin cash reclaimed the spot as the third-largest cryptocurrency, according to ...and more »

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What is NoB2x.org? - The Merkle

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:17:59 GMT

With the potential upcoming fork prompted by supporters of SegWit2x, Bitcoin users are somewhat concerned about what the future holds. Although it seems unlikely this solution will cause any major network issues come November, one never knows how ...and more »

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What's All The Fuss About Bitcoin Anyway? - ValueWalk

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:16:00 GMT

It's hard not to have heard of Bitcoin at this point. The cryptocurrency is up 650% over the past year, hitting new all-time highs last week at $4,300.00, from $0.05 in July 2010. And we're not messing up our decimal places here; that's 4 thousand ...and more »

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Buying With Bitcoin Can Crumble Cookie Of Anonymity: Princeton University - CoinTelegraph

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:15:57 GMT

Research out of Princeton University has shown how Bitcoin transactions with online merchants who accept the digital currency can be linked to a user's cookies with ease, essentially erasing the supposedly anonymous nature of it.

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Part Deux! Onecoin Buyer Beware: The Definitive Ponzi Exposé - Bitcoin News (press release)

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:04:08 GMT

It's been a year since news.Bitcoin.com interviewed Timothy “Tim Tayshun” Curry, who shared his explosive investigation and research into the Onecoin scheme with our readers at news.Bitcoin.com. Due to the nature of the evidence presented, the article ...and more »

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Former Harvard Money Manager Sees Future in Hedging Bitcoin - CoinTelegraph

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:13:45 GMT

Lewis Fellas, who left Harvard Management Co. last year is now hedging his bets on this new venture that will be known as Bletchley Park Asset Management in the hopes of raising $200 mln. Old money breaking into a new market. Fellas has partnered up ...

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Bitcoin Price Seemingly Prepares for Next Move Toward $5000 - The Merkle

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:20:41 GMT

The cryptocurrency markets have been shaken up quite a bit over the past few weeks. With the Bitcoin price skyrocketing, other currencies have suffered losses for the most part. It appeared Bitcoin Cash might generate some market momentum, but those ...and more »

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Bitcoin Analysts Are Competing for Highest Price Forecast - BloombergQuint

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:11:30 GMT

Bitcoin has been on a tear this year, more than tripling in value as it crossed the $4,000 mark and touched a record $4,477 last week. It's since retreated about 7 percent from the high as investors took profit and assessed whether the rally had gone ...and more »

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Bitcoin Price Weekly Anlaysis (21st of August, 2017) - Live Bitcoin News

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:09:26 GMT

Bitcoin price continued surging during the first half of last week's trading sessions, to record a new historical high of $4,500 last Thursday, before the bears have taken over the reins of the market pulling price downwards to $3,904 on Saturday. The ...

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A New Blockchain Platform is Taking on Ethereum - Futurism

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:45:52 GMT

NEO also diverts from the likes of Bitcoin and Ethereum in eschewing the need for anonymity. The platform uses a digital identity system that's intended to help it integrate with the real-world economy. Digital identity is expected to give NEO a major ...and more »

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Bitcoin Price Recovers After Dipping Below $4000, Market Calm Amid Talk of Hard Fork - The Merkle

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:45:00 GMT

In the first week of August, CNBC's Brian Kelly outlined three factors for the recent surge in the bitcoin price: completion of the August 1 Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork, elimination of uncertainty surrounding scaling, and a rapid increase in demand ...and more »

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Should You Buy Gold Or Bitcoin? - Investopedia

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:31:21 GMT

The traditional move would be to hedge against stock volatility with gold. This has proven an effective method in the past, but a new alternative is challenging the old-school safe-haven. Bitcoin is a flashy new asset with all the properties of a ...and more »

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Bitcoin-Friendly Swiss Private Bank Adds Support for Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash - CryptoCoinsNews

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:28:22 GMT

Falcon Private Bank, the first Swiss bank to offer bitcoin blockchain asset management services, has announced it will add support for ether, litecoin, and bitcoin cash, effective August 22. In partnership with Bitcoin Suisse AG, Falcon Private Bank ...and more »

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